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Red decorated cloth with gilt titles. 224 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. 8 chromolithograph plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. Inscription in ink and a large label to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. One of the plates is detached with slightly ragged edges.
Red pictorial boards showing huntsmen in gilt to spine and front board. Gilt titles, bevelled edges. Green text block. Twelve full page illustrations in b/w. 383 pages plus 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Spine lightly faded and lightly worn to top & tail. Corners lightly rubbed. Name stamp and erasure marks to free front endpaper. Scattered foxspots throughout. Hinges pulled but binding tight.
Text adapted for nursery readers by Lewis Carroll. Grey cloth spine, pictorial front board. Containing 20 enlarged and coloured versions of Tenniel illustrations, with a cover painted by E. Gertrude Thompson and produced by Edmund Evans, the leading Victorian colour printer. A delightful introduction for the very young to one of the most celebrated characters in children's literature. Boards and spine browned, boards scratched. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Front endpaper is MISSING also giving rise to 2" x 1" loss to the front pastedown at spine edged, cloth mull is exposed at front joint. Grubby marks to contents. Tissue guard to frontis is foxed. Hinges pulled but binding otherwise tight. A good reading copy.
STORIES AND FAIRYTALES BY HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Arthur J. Gaskin.
Stock no. 1321644
Published by George Allen. 1st 1893. Very good condition.
Translated by H. Oskar Sommer. 100 b/w illustrations throughout. Green cloth covers, gilt titles to spine and green illustrations to front covers. Top edge gilt. 398 pages to volume one and 426 pages to volume 2. 8" x 5.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spines browned and gilt faded. Inscription in ink to fly-leaf of each volume. Foxspots throughout.
Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 25 b/w plates. 292 pages + booklist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to contents. Small patch of eraser damage to top corner of front free-endpaper. Eighty-Seventh Thousand.
An Anthology of Victorian Children's books and periodicals. Full of colour & b/w illustrations, many full-page. Green boards, gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 240 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers and text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, a bit grubby and browned to spine.
Leather spine and corners, marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Wear and scuffs to covers/edges; a bit of chipping to spine. Name label and inscription in ink to front pastedown/endpaper. This book was gifted to and belonged to Godfrey Wedgwood - Great grandson of Josiah Wedgwood and partner in the firm from 1859-1891. Foxing and page browning.
Tales and Dialogues for the Nursery. Smaller format. Leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Third edition. 2 volumes in one - 1843 + 1840. Engraved plates. Scuffing and wear to covers, some marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning throughout, a few 'splash' marks to pages. Corner tips to a couple of pages appear to have been repaired.
Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin. Blue pictorial cloth. 3 b/w plates. 126 pages + 28 page booklist. Spine is browned. Small tear hole to cloth on front cover. Small inscriptions in ink to prelims. Foxing and page browning. Frontis is creased to edge and partially detached.
A Tale of Two London Waifs. Brown pictorial cloth, yellow titles. Colour frontis. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, dated 1923. Foxing and margin marks throughout.
Large format. Blue cloth with gilt/black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w plates and other b/w illustrations. Uneven browning/darkening to covers. Wear to corners; a few small nicks at cloth. Bookplates to front pastedown and front endpaper. Browning to prelim and outer page edges; some foxing.
Dean's Gold Medal Series. Red pictorial paper wraps. Large colour illustrations to each page with names of animals featured below. Covers are worn. Spine has been reinforced.