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Blue cloth spine with black title. Pictorial front board shows oriental man approaching lamp on top of stand. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Corners worn and edges slightly rubbed. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to edge of front cover. Small ink scruibble (covering old price) to front free-endpaper. A few light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.
Pictorial front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Text in German. Chipping and wear with a little loss to spine. Uneven fading and browning to cover edges. Page edge browning.
A Fairy Tale From Grimm. Large format, 11.25 x 8.75". Blue cloth with pictorial onlay to front cover and yellow titles. 8 mounted colour plates and some line drawings to text. 37 numbered pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some pencil writing to front cover. Rubbing to cloth, with some colour loss in places. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to some pages. Plates are exquisite! A few hinges are a little pulled. Grubby margin marks.
EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131066
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.
Light grey cloth with blue decorations to front cover. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some spotting to covers. Partially erased inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout; also to plate mount pages, but plates are still fine!
A book of Nursery Stories. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. 16 colour tipped-in plates. Many b/w illustrations. 319 pages. 10 x 7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fraying and chipping to cloth on spine. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Marks to margins. There are a few pages which have closed margin tears (one which goes through text). There are two page margin tears, with pieces of loss. All plates present. A reading copy.
THE ANNOTATED CLASSIC FAIRY TALES
Written by Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2130862
Published by Book Club Associates; W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.
Edited with and introducation and notes by Tatar. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. Book Club Edition (W.W. Norton originally published it). Some corner creasing. Contents are still excellent.
Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles, vignette to front cover and border. 8 stories. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping and fraying to cloth at edges and to top and tail of spine. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.
A STAIRCASE OF STORIES
Written by Louey Chisholm; Amy Steedman. Illustrated by Minnie Dibdin Spooner; et al..
Stock no. 2130774
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Green cloth, with gilt lettering and vignette to spine and front cover. Illustrated frontis by MD Spooner. 12 Colour plates, plus many b/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and some pages throughout book. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and ships; couple of tape repairs to verso. Some loss to wrapper at corners.
Glazed pictorial boards. Oblong format. Colour illustrations. American edition. ISBN: 0399234446. Light browning to wrapper.
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by Margaret Early. Illustrated by Margaret Early.
Stock no. 2130707
Published by Walter McVitty Books. 1st AUSTRALIA 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large oblong format. Red/pink covers with gilt title to spine. Australian Edition. Retold by Early. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0949183792. Light wear to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks to top and tail of spine.
THE GOLDEN BIRD
Written by Brothers Grimm; Neil Philip. Illustrated by Isabelle Brent.
Stock no. 2130702
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st USA 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The youngest son's quest for the golden bird, the golden horse and the princess from the golden castle. Retold from the Brothers Grimm by Neil Philip. Colour illustrations. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0316705225.