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THE NEW RUPERT INDEX
Written by W.O.G. Lofts; D.J. Adley; John Beck.
Stock no. 2133880
Published by John Beck. 2001. Almost very good condition.

Revised and updated by Beck. Large format. Grey card wraps with colour onlay to front. Bibliography of Rupert Bear with b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951733818. Some creasing to corners. A few marks to covers. Annotations internally (pencil).

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WALTER CRANE
Written by Isobel Spencer. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1319488
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.. 1st USA 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Beige cloth with gilt title to spine. The first major study of Crane's life and work. With 150 illustrations, 24 in colour. 208 pages. Spine bumped. Browning to cover edges. Old pencil price erased to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and worn at edges.

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THE NEW RUPERT INDEX
Written by W.O.G. Lofts; D.J. Adley; John Beck.
Stock no. 1319486
Published by John Beck. 1991. Good condition.

Revised and updated by Beck. Large format. Grey card wraps with colour onlay to front. Bibliography of Rupert Bear with b/w illustrations. ISBN: 095173380X. Covers are grubby and edge worn, small splash mark to top edge of front cover. Some pencil writing to top margin of title-page. Some page corner tips creased. Some pencil annotations and one small piece of text highlighted with a yellow marker.

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WILLIAM THE IMMORTAL
Written by David Schutte; Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1319485
Published by David Schutte. 1st ed 1993. Very good condition.

An Illustrated Bibliography. Including previously uncollected writings of Richmal Crompton and many uncollected Illustrations by Thomas Henry. Large format. Red cardwraps with colour pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 095214820X. Spine faded. Top corners bumped. Contents fine.

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THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF W. HEATH ROBINSON
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1319484
Published by Werner Shaw Ltd.. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With an introduction by Oliver Robinson. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 156 pages. ISBN: 0907961029. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly faded to spine.

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THE WORLD OF JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge; Jonathan Cooper. Illustrated by Mays; Quentin Blake; Val Biro.
Stock no. 1319483
Published by David Schutte. 1st 2005. Very good condition.

An A-Z companion to the adventures of Anthony Buckeridge's schoolboy hero. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0954680235. Spine faded. Light rubbing to corners. Contents clean.

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A NEW BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR RACKHAM
Written by Richard Riall. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319443
Published by Ross Press. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Arthur Rackham 1867 - 1939, Books and Articles With His Illustrations. ISBN: 0952335301. Corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Textblock is a little grubby but contents are clean. Original glassine wrapper has a large tear to top front corner.

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EDMUND DULAC - HIS BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS
Written by Ann Conolly Hughey. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1319442
Published by The Buttonwood Press. 1st USA 1995. Very good condition.

A bibliography. Large format. Blue cloth, dark blue title to spine. A very useful reference work. ISBN: 0964539519. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light spots to covers. Some page corner tips slightly creased. Textblock is a little grubby and foxed. Contents generally clean.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1820185
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

The history of the artwork of the dustwrappers, describing the frantic workings behind the seemingly serene collection of illustrations that have shaped Britain's most iconic natural history series. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 310 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007284719. SIGNED by both authors (no dedication) to title page. Blue wraparound band with title on present, slightly scuffed.

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THE MONICA EDWARDS ROMNEY MARSH COMPANION
Written by Brian Parks; Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319154
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. This companion offers a comprehensive guide to the much-loved stories featuring Tamzin Grey and her friends, including original settings and characters, period references and timelines. ISBN: 190441785X. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. There is an old barcode label to rear cover. Contents are clean.

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1819779
Published by Pitkins. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"Illustrated with 87 photographs, many from Miss Blyton's own album". Includes "The Enid Blyton Library List"., a bibliography of nearly 300 books with recommended reading ages. Orange cloth, gilt. B/w photos. Green and cream pictorial endpapers. 128 pages. Light browning to endpapers and text block. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.

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RIDER HAGGARD HIS LIFE AND WORKS
Written by Morton Cohen.
Stock no. 2133301
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with green title block to spine, gilt title. B/w photos. Marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small scuffs to edges; wear and tiny nicks.

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