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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814791
Published by William Heinemann. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Edges rubbed. Gilt still bright. Scattered foxing and browning to contents. All plates present.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814697
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Light brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 40 exquisite colour plates mounted on cream paper. Large format. Spine lightly browned, boards a little mucky. Front edge of spine split. Bookplate of Leslie S White to front pastedown. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Light browning to contents. All plates present and in fine condition.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2123614
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Trilogy With A Prelude By Richard Wagner. 2 Volumes in 1: The Rhinegold and The Valkerie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, originally published in 1910 and 1911. 48 dramatic colour plates and b/w decorations. Blue cloth, black titles. Green/white pictorial endpapers. Large format. Bumping to spine and cover edges. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. Plates are excellent, just a little page edge yellowing. All plates present.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2123538
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 3rd issue 1919. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with green title, green paper boards. 12 exquisite tipped-in colour plates, mounted on captioned paper with borders. Lovely b/w illustrations (full-page and text). 185 pages. Top edge green. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Some uneven fading to covers. Some foxing throughout. All plates present. Wrapper is edge-creased and worn, with a little surface paper damage to rear panel.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1507573
Published by George Allen. 1st 1894. Almost very good condition.

Presented In Eight Pen Designs by Walter Crane. Signed Limited Edition of 650 copies, 600 of which are for sale. Engraved and printed by Duncan C. Dallas. Very large format. 14.75 x 11.5" approx. Green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. Plates are mounted on thick card with paper guards. No text. Copy no: 10. Spine and corners bumped with wear. Some foxing and a few small marks to covers. Front joint cracked, rear joint starting to crack. Light corner crease to both endpapers, title page and signature page. Some foxing and browning to contents. Foxing to first plate and just a couple of fox spots to second plate.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814113
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st thus 1939. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. Illustrated with 6 beautiful watercolour illustrations by Rackham. Cloth backed decorative boards. 74pp uncut. Top edge gilt. 13" x 9". Limited to 1950 numbered copies. This is copy 1187 of 1950. Boards beautifully clean and bright due to the presence of the glassine dustwrapper which is edge worn, creased and worn to spine with loss. All plates present, some pages still uncut.

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1316706
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Spine and corners are bumped and worn. There are some marks to the covers and some foxing to the spine. Joints cracked. Endpapers lightly browned/foxed. Some page browning and foxing to the contents. Plates all present and in excellent condition, 1 just has a very small white mark to the lower edge (printing error?).

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1316416
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles with gilt vignette. 40 tissue-guarded tipped in colour plates. xxiv and 143 pages. Spine bumped at top and tail with very slight wear, corners very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly browned. Name plate to front pastedown. All plates present and in fine condition. Foxing otherwise contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
Written by Peter C. Jackson; Juliana Horatia Ewing; Ronald Smedley.
Stock no. 1506858
Published by Pollock's Toy Theatres Ltd.. 1972. Almost very good condition.

Designed and adapted by Jackson from the original toy theatre play of 1847 together with another version by Ewing and an introduction by Smedley. 10 x 7.75". Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. A model theatre to cut out and make. Top of spine split with tear causing flap. Wear to base of spine and corners. Covers lightly browned with a few small marks. Small amount of erased writing to top of title page. Model unused, pages browned to verso.

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THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES
Written by Frank Corsaro. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1316246
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Stone cloth with gilt title to spine and brown/red vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations and endpapers. The Glyndebourne Version. ISBN: 0370305779. Original glassine wrapper has publisher's price label and crease to front flap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE SWEEP AND THE DAFFODIL
Written by Mabel Constanduros. Illustrated by Harry Folkard.
Stock no. 1506441
Published by Alston Rivers Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Poems, two conversations and two plays. Yellow cloth with black titles to spine. Four coloured plates and numerous b/w illustrations. 151 pages plus publication list. A little bumping to spine and corners. A few small dark spots to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers. Dustwrapper is in two pieces as split along front edge of spine. Price-cut. Loss from top of browned spine and chips from ends of folds. Also grubby with red stain to rear panel.

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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1608854
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. c. 1912. Very good condition.

Beautifully decorated green cloth covers, gilt title to spine. Illustrated endpapers. 25 super tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 197 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners bumped; a few marks to covers. Endpapers foxed / browned. A few scattered foxspots but contents generally clean and bright.

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