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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1315175
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 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. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. A few small marks to covers. Name plate to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to contents (which affects frontis) but otherwise clean.
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GRANNIE GRAY
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Joan Jefferson Farjeon.
Stock no. 2118628
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Plays and Singing-Games for Children. Dark pink cloth with dark titles. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Bumping to corners. Uneven fading to covers. Paper 'snowflake' stuck to front endpaper. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby to spine and edges. A few tears and chips; a little loss; some repairs to verso with sticky tape.
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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by J. Finnemore; F.L. Emmanuel.
Stock no. 1404571
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. circa 1918. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Patterned endpapers. 110 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Front board edge a little rubbed. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Name and date to flyleaf. Browning and some foxing to some pages else contents are generally clean.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2118167
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine, with some wear. A few marks to covers. Damp mark to top of outer page edges. Some browning and foxing.
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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2118149
Published by William Heinemann. 1920. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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. Some wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges; a little foxing. Wrapper is worn and scuffed along edges; creased with some tears and chips; a little loss to top of spine. Some marks to wrapper.
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JENNINGS SOUNDS THE ALARM
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1607303
Published by David Schutte. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

Seven Plays for Radio. Why is Jennings standing in a puddle wearing only one shoe? Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0952148226. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1504627
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Or The Mistakes of a Night. Green cloth covers with elaborate red decoration and gilt titles to front cover, gilt title and vignette to spine. Illustrated endpapers. 25 super tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 197 pages. 10.5 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine, corners and front cover edge. Small hole to either side of spine. Spine slightly darkened. Light white mark to front cover and light stain to bottom corner of rear cover. Front joint cracked. Both free endpapers browned. A few light marks to text block. Just a few fox spots. All plates present and in fine condition.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by James Linton.
Stock no. 1504568
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth covers with gilt titles to spine, dark titles and red vignette to front cover. 24 tipped-in colour plates. 144 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine browned with dark stain. Wear to cloth near centre of front edge of spine. Covers a bit grubby with a few marks. Front joint cracked. Name to top edge and address to bottom edge of front endpaper. Odd pencil annotation. Some foxing, light page browning and an odd mark to contents. All plates present and in fine condition.
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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF THE TEMPEST
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1314678
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

40 tipped in colour plates, tissue guarded. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration to front cover and spine. 143 pages. 11 x 8.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Slight discolouration of cloth to front edge of spine. Endpapers browned. Small name plate to front pastedown (dated Dec 25 1912). Plates all present and in fine condition, paper guard to frontis creased. Foxing to textblock. A nice copy.
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THE WINTER'S TALE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Maxwell Armfield.
Stock no. 2116755
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Beige cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. 8 colour plates painted in Tempera. 98 numbered pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Some scuffing/chipping to cloth along bottom edge of front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.
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A MASQUE OF MAY MORNING
Written by W. Graham Robertson. Illustrated by W. Graham Robertson.
Stock no. 2116289
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial cloth. 12 pretty colour illustrations. A play featuring fairies and the seasons. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning and foxing to spine and cover edges. Nicks to top corner of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. All plates are present - 2 are detached, but still present and loosely inserted. Several plate pages have ink dots (......) to margin at very edges, near where book is bound. Some pencil annotation to one page in prelims. Foxing.
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QUALITY STREET
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1504097
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

A Comedy in Four Acts. Large format. Elaborately decorated blue/lilac cloth covers, large gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. 22 beautiful tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations.198 pages. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine browned. Some marks and light fading to covers, cup ring visible on front cover at certain angles. Both joints a little cracked. Ink inscription to half-title page dated 1913. Some rippling to top edge of rear pastedown. Brown spot to top edge of one plate guard, fain to pages either side. Rest of contents are very good with just an odd mark. All plates present and in lovely condition.
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