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A Book of Fairy Poems. Limited edition of 325 copies, cream boards with gilt titles and vignette to front cover.. Colour frontis and 2 other plates. B/w illustrations throughout. 193 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. SIGNED by the author to the limitation page. This is copy no. 214. Spine and corners are slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine is browned, covers are grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers and tissue-guard of frontis are browned else contents are clean.
A Book of Fairy Poems. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front. Colour frontis and 2 other plates. B/w illustrations throughout. Top edge gilt. Lower text block deckle edged. A few minor scuff marks to boards, gilt to boards is nice and bright. Small name in ink to top of front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. All three colour plates present.
Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 31 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some fading to spine. Lower 1" of front joint is slightly cracked. Contents clean.
Containing the four seasons. Pink boards. 197 pages, all edges gilt. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780723268451. Covers ever so slightly browned at edges. Contents clean. Contained in decorated slipcase which has a bump to one of the lower spine corners and a small ink blot covering printed price on base.
Blue cloth, white titles and vignette to front. Poetry for Children. Endpapers browned. Foxing to page edges.
Red cloth with gilt titles and decoration/vignette to front. 7 x 4.5". Poetry for children. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Small patch of pencil heavy erasure to pastedown. Some page browning and foxing to contents.
Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 61 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight fraying of cloth at top of spine. Front free-endpaper is missing. Some slight grubbiness to contents, foxing to page edges. Some hinges cracked/pulled but binding still tight.
Orange cloth with black titles and vignettes. 12 pretty colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Spine is faded with some browning and wear. Corners are bumped. Some grubby and other marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to various degrees throughout book, but heavies to prelims and outer page edges and margins. All plates present. Plate opposite page 136 has tape repair to corner (picture not affected). Margin tear and creasing to page 235 (text not affected).
JOAN IN FLOWERLAND
Written by Margaret Tarrant; Lewis Dutton. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 2140185
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Joan is a little girl who believes in fairies and when the gardener tells her that the best place to find them is among the wild flowers, she goes in search of them. Tinkler the elf acts as guide, and Joan makes some wonderful discoveries. Cream cloth, red titles and fairy vignette to front cover. Green pictorial endpapers. Full-page colour illustrations of flower fairies and b/w text illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Tape residue marks to pastedowns. Foxing to outer page edges. Browning lines across a few pages. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some tape repairs and residue; a few grubby marks.
As observed by Geoffrey Hodson, clairvoyant. Beige boards, blue titles. Not illustrated. SIGNED by the author with personal dedication to front endpaper. Spine browned, boards a little grubby. Text block and endpapers browned. Center hinge pulled but binding tight. Contents are clean.
Limited edition printed on hand-made paper. Grey cloth spine with gilt title. Holly decorated boards. B/w chapter headers. 131 pages, edges untrimmed. This is copy no. 163. Corners bumped. Spine slightly darkened. Contents clean.
Music by C. Armstrong Gibbs. Beige cloth spine with gilt title to spine. Pale grey boards. 169 pages, edges untrimmed. Booklist to rear. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Some foxing else contents clean.