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NEWS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Barnett Freedman.
Stock no. 1323712
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1930. Good condition.

No. 31 of The Ariel Poems. Large-paper edition limited to 500 copies. Green boards with gilt title to front. 2 text pages, edges untrimmed. B/w illustration to half title-page and a full-page colour illustration. SIGNED by the author to limitation page, this is copy no. 371. Covers a bit grubby, foxed and edge rubbed. Slight loss to spine covering. Contents clean.

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A SNOWDROP
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Claudia Guercio.
Stock no. 1323711
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

No. 20 of The Ariel Poems. Large-paper edition limited to 500 copies. Green boards with gilt title to front. 2 text pages, edges untrimmed. B/w text illustrations and a full-page colour illustration. SIGNED by the author to limitation page, this is copy no. 70. Light, old tape marks to corners of endpapers. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed.

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SONGS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Estella Canziani.
Stock no. 1323667
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st thus 1923. Very good condition.

Originally published in 1902, this is the new and limited edition of 310 copies. Cream vellum spine with gilt title, grey boards. 8 pretty colour plates mounted with tissue-guards plus b/w illustrations. 172 pages, edges untrimmed. This is copy no. 204 SIGNED by the author. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine and cover edges browned. Covers slightly grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Tissue-guards to plates are browned. A couple of hinges are cracked. A few foxspots to contents.

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GILES ANNUAL 1947 (FACSIMILE)
Written by Giles. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1323659
Published by Pedigree Books Limited. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of the 1947 Giles No. 2. Collectors Limited Edition. ISBN: 1874507554. Book is fine. Slipcase is edge worn/rubbed and slightly creased.

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A BIRD IN THE BUSH
Written by E. Hilton Young. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1824226
Published by Country Life. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Limited Edition of 550 signed and numbered copies. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour plates with tissue guards plus numerous b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the author and llustrator. This is copy 155 of 550. Boards are grubby/browned, corners bumped. Endpapers and text block browned. Tissue guards are browned. Contents clean.

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LIBRI WALLIAE: A CATALOGUE OF WELSH BOOKS AND BOOKS PRINTED IN WALES 1546-1820 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Eiluned Rees.
Stock no. 1824172
Published by The National Library of Wales. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition.

Orange cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies. ISBN: 0907158196. Top of spine of volume I lightly bumped. Volume II has very few minor foxspots to top edge of text block. Else a lovely set contained in publisher's matching orange slipcase which is lightly bumped at corners and a little scuffed.

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OPERATION PEDESTAL: THE FLEET THAT BATTLED TO MALTA 1942
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1824165
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Operation Pedestal - one of the bloodiest sea battles of Britain's war, ordered by Churchill to save Malta. Limited Signed Edition. Navy boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780008364946. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel and has a 'signed by the author' sticker to front panel.

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THE FAERIE QUEENE (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Edmund Spenser; Thomas James Wise. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1824156
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Spenser's Faerie Queene in three volumes. Edited by Thomas J. Wise. This facsimile was reproduced from a copy of the first edition by Dot Reproductions Ltd, printed by Memminger Mediencentrum A.G. on Corolla Classic watermarked laid paper and bound by Lachenmaier in full Nigerian goatskin leather blocked with a design based on Walter Crane's original. Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies. B/w full-page and text illustrations. Top edges gilt. A very heavy set. This is copy 256 of 1,000. Contained in publisher's wooden slip-case covered in burgundy silk moire with a drawer (cloth starting to pull upwards - minor!) to pull the heavy books forward, a little dusty. A beautiful set with minor rubbing of burgundy ink to base of text block of two volumes (comes from the burgundy sliding drawer).

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SELF-LIFE-DEATH
Written by Nobuyoshi Araki; Akiko Miki; Yoshiko Isshiki; Tomoko Sato. Illustrated by Nobuyoshi Araki.
Stock no. 1824155
Published by Phaidon Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Nobuyoshi Araki is on eof Japan't most celebrated photographers both at home and abroad. His photographs are highly controversial and often regarded as enigmatic. They incorporate a wide range of images: scenes from his own honeymoon, including sexual acts; enlarged photographs of genitalia and flowers; bondage scenes of trussed up women hanging from the ceiling; Tokyo street scenes and more. Special luxury edition limited to 3,000 numbered copies. Textured soft white leather, blind titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Published to coincide with the exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery 6 October 2005 - 22 January 2006. ISBN: 0714845760. This is copy 0862 of 3,000.White leather boards just a little grubby. Contents are clean. Original clear plastic dustwrapper is torn to top front edge. Contained in original publisher's card slip jacket which is a little grubby and is split to one edge. Very heavy.

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PEACOCK PIE
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Claude Lovat Fraser.
Stock no. 1323526
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Limited to 250 signed and numbered copies. Cloth spine with gilt title, grey boards. 127 pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. 16 colour plates. SIGNED by the artist to limitation page, this is copy no. 212. Endpapers are partly browned else contents are clean. Spine is darkened and worn at top with a small split to front edge. Corners are slightly bumped and worn.

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THE TOILERS OF THE SEA
Written by Victor Hugo. Illustrated by Victor Hugo.
Stock no. 1824152
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition.

A tale about shipwreck told by a man trying to salvage something from the wreckage of his own life. Translation and notes by James Hogarth, Introduction by Graham Robb, Foreword by Andrew Graham-Dixon. Brown goatskin leather spine with gilt title. Pictorial cloth boards. Colour illustrations. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 1250 numbered copies. Solander slipcasee with gilt title to spine and pictorial cloth onlay of shipwreck to front. This is cop0y 353 of 1250 numbered copies. A fine copy contained in solander case in excellent condition.

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LES MISERABLES
Written by Victor Hugo. Illustrated by De Neuville; Bayard; et al..
Stock no. 1824144
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 1750 numbered copies. Translated and with an introduction by Norman Denny. Blue goatskin leather, gilt title to spine, blocked design in red and gilt to spine and sides. Top edge gilt. Red ribbon page marker. Red endpapers. B/w illustrations from designs by De Neuville, Bayard, Morin, Valnay and other eminent French artists. xvii and 1101 pages. Also includes an essay bound as a red cardwrap booklet entitled 'The Divine Stenographer Truth and Narration in Les Miserables'. A beautiful copy with a couple of minor, almost invisible, marks to boards. Contents fine. The Divine Stenographer booklet is present and also in fine condition. Publisher's solander case is lovely and clean. This is copy 1487 of 1750.

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