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The Deluxe India Paper Edition. Black cloth with gilt titles spine and decoration to front cover. All 3 books in one volume. Paper is wafer thin. ISBN: 004823091X. Covers have a few light marks. Fold-out maps appear to have a couple of mis-folds, but also couple of small tears along crease lines. Pages next to fold-out maps have faint crease lines. A few margin marks. Original box is almost very good - lid has tear to one corner; also scuffing and some marks.
A novel of the people of Wales and the Borders. ISBN: 0701128453. Text block stained and has a few pencil marks. Light pencil scribble erased from front endpaper. A few lower corner creases to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and has a small mark to rear panel where a label has been removed.
With illustrations from the Boydell Gallery. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles and gilt/black decorations. Spine is browned with tears/chips to top and tail with loss. Marks and scuffs to covers; nicks at corners. Inscriptions and label to front endpaper. Damp marking to some page corners, including plate pages. Marks and foxing.
First done into English by William Caxton, now abridged and retranslated by Robert Steele. Brown decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. 282 numbered pages, edges untrimmed. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers browned. Light tobacco smell to contents.
Trade edition. Brown cloth. Gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. With a prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. A couple of the plates have light corner creases. Light fingermarks to page margins. A nice copy of the third impression published May 1912.
Picked and introduced by Joe Whitlock Blundell. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Fourth printing. A tiny knock to front board and rear spine edge else fine, contained in publisher's slipcase also in almost fine condition.
Introduction by Ronald Blythe. A selection of stories from the original five-volume edition. Blue cloth spine with green title label and gilt title. Marbled boards. B/w wood engravings. Top edge green. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly scuffed.
Universally recognised as the finest arc of Celtic mythology in existence. Twelve ancient tales of Celtic myth and Arthurian legend. Super colour illustrations by Lee. 355 pages. Red boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. ISBN: 0261103911. 2nd printing of this edition. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is a little creased at edges.
FRANKENSTEIN OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS
Written by Mary Shelley; Miranda Seymour. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 2134691
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.
Introduction by Miranda Seymour. Dramatic grey, black and silver decorative cloth. B/w illustrations. Slight fade to spine, with small bump to top. Pale foxing and browning to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent! Slip case is very good - some scuffs and marks.
An Anglo-American tragedy. Tall format. Orange cloth boards, red vignette to front and title block to spine. Full page colour illustrations. Wear to title on spine. Slip case is better than very good.
Green cloth covers, gilt title to spine. Illustrated endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 224 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few prelim pages. Wrapper is nicks at edges; browned to rear panel.
B/w illustrations. A few spots to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges; edge-tears with tape repairs to verso.