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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 (FACSIMILE) - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2135417
Published by Daily Express. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Collectors numbered edition. Facsimile of the first Rupert annual (1936). Red/black pictorial cloth. Red, black and white illustrations throughout. A collectors item in itself. ISBN: 0850791499. Offset browning/yellowing, which looks a little like foxing to endpapers and first and last few pages of book, all in the same place. Rest of contents are excellent. This is copy No. 12192. Still has wrapper and original wrap around band which has a few browning marks; light wrinkling along a couple of edges. Original postal box is still present with some foxing/marks.
GURNEY'S EAGLES: THE EXCITING STORY OF THE AAR RACING CARS
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1822584
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Very good condition.
Originally published in 1976, this edition is a facsimile of the original 1976 edition with updated corrections and revisions added. The amazing, intimate story of the only modern American racing cars to be victorious both in Grand Prix racing and in the classic Indianapolis 500. Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0879386517. Slight discolouration to colophon and foreword page from newspaper clipping present. Some pages have been gently prised apart which may have resulted in minor surface paper loss or discolouration. All text is fine.
Very large format. Full blue goatskin leather binding with tooled decorations. 5 raised bands to spine. Colour facsimile illuminations throughout. All edges gilt. Limited edition of 1480 copies. Also contains a separate commentary by Michelle P. Brown with blue cloth spine and tile tittle, blue paper boards. All contained in blue solander box. This is copy 314 of 1480. A beautiful set contained in publisher's solander box with a few minor bumps at lower edges.
Large format. This facsimile edition has been reproduced from the manuscript Egerton MS 747 in The British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes, and printed at The Bath Press, Glasgow, on Phoenix Motion Xenon paper. This edition of 1000 copies has been bound for the members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley in full goatskin leather, with leather onlays, over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. Contained in a green solander box, with smaller separate 'Commentary' book by Minta Collins containing the list of plants by Sandra Raphael. This is copy 503 of 1000. A fine set contained in solander box which has a small black mark to top front corner and a few light score marks to rear. These faults on the box are very minor and do not show up in photos.
A facsimile set of volumes 1-10 contained in sturdy slipcase. Volumes are: Butterflies; British Game; London's Natural History; Britain's Structure & Scenery; Wild Flowers; Natural History in the Highlands and Islands; Mushrooms and Toadstools; Insect Natural History; A Country Parish; British Plant Life. 10 volumes in lovely condition contained in publisher's slipcase which is just lightly rubbed.
THE FOUR GOSPELS OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
Written by John Dreyfus; Robert Gibbings. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 1822492
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. According to the Authorized version of The King James I. This facsimile edition printed in 2007 (originally published in 1931 by The Golden Cockerel Press), by Memminger MedienCentrum on Favini feltmarked laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Fabriano Tiziano endleaves. All edges gilt. This edition is Limited to 2750 numbered copies. Contained in solamander case, with gilt title to spine. This edition also includes a thin volume of Essays by Dreyfus & Gibbings. This is copy 1437 of 2750. A fine set contained in publisher's solander case which is lightly bumped at corners, lightly rubbed at lower edges and lightly scratched to rear - these faults are too minor to be seen on photos.
WINNIE-THE-POOH THE COLLECTORS' EDITION
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1822441
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.
A lovely set of facsimile editions of the 4 pooh books: Winnie The Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six. All bound in cloth with gilt titles and vignettes and top edges gilt. B/w text illustrations. Contained in a blue slipcase with gilt title and vignettes. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little browned and grubby. Slight musty odour present.
THE CLYDE PASSENGER STEAMER: ITS RISE AND PROGRESS DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Written by James Williamson.
Stock no. 1822367
Published by Spa Books. 1st thus 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
From the 'Comet' of 1812 to the 'King Edward' of 1901. Originally published in 1904, this facsimile edition reproduces the work complete and unabridged. Pale blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0907590195. Light browning to boards. Minor foxspots to text block. Faint pencil erasure marks to top of front endpaper. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
Limited edition of 1000 copies. Full burgundy goatskin leather with bevelled boards, blocked with gilt calligraphy, and with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. All edges gilt. Facsimile edition of the illuminated manuscript. Includes slim commentary volume by Andrew Prescott. Contained in burgundy solander case with white title label to spine. This is copy 54 of 1000. A fine set contained in publisher's solander case which is bumped along the lower rear edge.
This facsimile has been reproduced from the manuscript MS Harley 2278 in the British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes and has been printed by Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper from the Biberist mill in Switzerland supplied by John Purcell Paper.This edition of 1010 copies, of which 1000 are for sale, has been bound for members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley, Yorkshire, in full Nigerian goatskin with leather onlays over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano Mill, Italy. Contained in a green cloth box with red title block to spine. Also contained with this edition is 'A Commentary' - in green cloth, with gilt titles to spine. A few light foxspots to covers of facimile else books fine. Green solander case has a couple of tiny dents at edges, small mark to base of spine of case and a light score mark to front panel.
A facsimile of manuscript Bodley 764 in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Large format. Handbound in red/orange goatskin leather over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles. Limited to 1980 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. An illuminated manuscript. 137 numbered pages. Together with a blue cloth bound commentary & translation with gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Commentary by De Hamel, translation by Barber. Facsimile volume is a tiny bit rubbed at front edge of spine and has a tiny scratch mark to front cover. Blue solander slipcase is bumped at corners with a couple of tiny dents at edges.
LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH AND GREAT WESTERN JOINT RAILWAYS SECTIONAL APPENDIX TO THE WORKING TIME TABLE FOR THE CHESTER AND BIRKENHEAD AND SHREWSBURY & HEREFORD SECTIONS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1822197
Published by Avon - Anglia Publications & Services. 1987. Nearly fine condition.
A Facsimile reproduction of the 1933 edition. Red card wraps. ISBN: 0905466845. Rear cover lightly scuffed. Contents clean.