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A shaped 'Kiddie Kut' book with windows which allow you to peep through to the following pages. Charming! Colour illustrations throughout. Small split to top of spine. Some browning marks to edges of top of some cut out pages.
A contribution to the mood of patriotism and co-operation between the Allies during WWI, Rackham departs from his usual style in that this book is full of images which thrill and inspire but which do not terrify. Reports coming back from the Front were enough to suggest that this time the Allies could be spared violent images with their family reading at home! Blue cloth, gilt vignette. Introduction by Edmond Gosse. 13 tales. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 122 pages. 8 x 6". Spine is bumped and quite browned. Damp staining to rear cover, which shows through to around page 119 internally. Heavy foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Some margin marks. All plates present.
A nice collection of the traditional nursery fairy tales with 16 full page colour illustrations and b/w sketches throughout. Cloth spine. Colour pictorial cover. 74 pages. 11.5 x 9". Wear and chipping along cover edges; some fading to front cover. Uneven browning to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few page corner creases. Some margin marks.
A reproduction of the 1909 edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates. Top edge blue. A beautiful book. Spine is browned. 6th printing. Slip case is very good - some marks and fading.
Beautiful red cloth covers with elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers & tails. 185 pages, top edge red. 4th printing. Small mark to front cover. Slip case is very good - a few small marks.
Fairy tales, legends and nursery rhymes rewritten in King-Smith's mischievous style. A riotous collection uproariously illustrated in colour throughout. Dark green cloth. Gilt title to spine. 64pp. 11 x 8". Large format. Browning/foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.
FAVOURITE STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen; Roger Lancelyn Green. Illustrated by Rene Cloke.
Stock no. 2137795
Published by Edmund Ward. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
8 well-known fairy tales delightfully illustrated in colour. Introduction on the life of Hans Andersen by Green. Pink cloth covers with gilt titles. Bumping to spine and corners; a little fading to some edges. Tape marks and heavy foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Hinges/joints, especially to front are pulled and weakening. Foxing to outer page edges; some margin marks. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; a little fading.
THE DRYADS AND OTHER TALES
Written by Frank White. Illustrated by A.M. Corah.
Stock no. 2137718
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Grey cloth, blue titles. Original version of the Sleeping Beauty. Also contains Ramshackle Keep (Cinderella) and The Djinn (Aladdin). Colour and b/w plates. xi & 305 Pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning. Wrapper is very browned to spine with tears and chips; a few marks and a little loss.
The Moorgate Library series, Fairy Tale Gems. Green cloth spine with black title. Decorated boards with colour plate to front. 4 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 57 + 58 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning and scuffing to covers. Frontis is partially detached. Foxing - mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.
Sumptuous light blue moire silk binding, gilt decorated front cover and spine. 12 superb colour plates plus 17 full-page line drawings and numerous other decorations. Cream pictorial endpapers. 197 pages. 11.25 x 8.75". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening and marks to spine; some other dark marks to covers; scuffs to rear. Some writing in ink to front pastedown/endpaper. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Some margin marks. All plates present. Contents are generally very good.
Large format. Illustrated boards, cloth spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations depicting well known nursery tales. First story - Dick Wittingham, last story - The Little Match Girl. Unpaginated. 10.25 x 8". Creasing to rear cover; some grubby marks. Scuffing to front cover. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.
The Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Originally entitled "The Wise Woman", the double story of Rosamund the spoilt princess and Agnes the shepherd's daughter". Decorated cloth and endpapers. 4 colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. 142 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some chips and tears; some grubby marks and uneven fading, also price-cut.