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Oxford Illustrated Classics series. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 280 pages. Colour frontis and 7 other colour plates. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0192745026. Spine and corners bumped. Name and address in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Some light foxing else contents clean.
Children's Classics Everyman's Library. Burgundy cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. A nice edition of this classic book. ISBN: 1857159306. Minimal bumping to corners.
ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRIE MEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1323633
Very good condition.
York Series. Pictorial cardwraps. 16 pages. 2-tone illustrations. Rear cover advertises Amies Ltd. Staples are rusty. Pale page browning else clean.
Lovely beige decorated cloth with gilt title blocks. 14 superb colour plates. 236 pages. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is unevenlyf aded and a little marked.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. 16 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Tiny white mark to top edge of front cover. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss and a little faded to spine.
Red cloth, black title to spine. Blind title and vignette to front cover. 16 beautiful colour plates, many b/w illustrations. 352 pages, top edge red. 8.75 x 6.5". Bumping and wear to cover edges; some ring marks; Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to prelims and outer page edges; some to margins.
THE TRUE STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Lockhart Bogle; Lucien Davis; H.J. Ford; C. H. M. Kerr; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 2140481
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1910. Almost very good condition.
Dark blue cloth, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover, vignette to spine. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Some browning to endpapers, with foxspots. A few hinges are pulled.
15 Tales and Legends from Mediaeval Britain. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and three-tone illustrations. 128 pages. ISBN: 0340035846. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some page browning and light foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned.
A sequel to English Legends. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed and foxed, small piece missing to top edge of front panel.
Edited by Andrew Lang. Red covers with extensive gilt decorations. Containing 8 colour plates and numerous illustrations. 368 pages. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to cover edges/corners. Some fading and what appears to be damp marking to covers. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Joints are a bit cracked. Some browning. Pencil underling in places. Margin marks. Page corner creasing; a few small margin tears.
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.
ROCK ART IN AFRICA: MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Jean-Loic Le Quellec; Paul Bahn.
Stock no. 1823440
Published by Flammarion. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Translated from the French by Paul Bahn. A panorama of the great parietal assemblages of Africa. The author places the works in the context of their discovery by the great explorers, and then deciphers their hidden meanings. Large format. Black cloth boards, blind titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 2080304445. Board corners bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-faded, scuffed to rear panel.