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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLS)
Written by Thomas Bewick. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick.
Stock no. 2125941
1809. Very good condition.
Two volumes, green leather spine and corners, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations on spine. Newcastle, printed by Edward Walker for R.E. Bewick; sold by him and Longman and Co. London. Vol I Land Birds; Vol II Water Birds. Wood engravings by Bewick. Spines are very browned. Wear to corners. Foxing and page browning.
A WORLD OF ONE'S OWN
Written by Christopher Whitfield. Illustrated by Geoffrey Miller.
Stock no. 2125503
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Twenty-Four Country Essays set in that undulating and tranquil part of Warwickshire which lies between Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick and, for the rest, in the North Cotswolds. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and brown title to front. B/w wood engravings. Some fading to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven browning to covers; some loss to top and tail of spine.
CHARLOTTE, EMILY & ANNE BRONTE THE COMPLETE NOVELS (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Charlotte Bronte; Emily Bronte; Anne Bronte. Illustrated by Peter Forster; Harry Brockway; Ian Stephens; et al..
Stock no. 2125461
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1993. Very good condition.
Wuthering Heights; Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall; Jane Eyre; Shirley; Villette; and The Professor. Seven volumes bound in full moire silk. Gilt titles. B/w wood engravings. Spine have all faded to purple, as well as some sides of slip case. Marks to spines of two volumes: Villette and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.
BILL BADGER AND THE BIG STORE ROBBERY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2125357
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
It was a dark and fearsome night on the canal when disaster struck the Wandering Wind... A Hamish Hamilton "Reindeer" book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0241913470. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Ex-lib. with most usual markings, especially to prelims. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with tape marks to flaps; creased with some chips and tears; minimal loss.
THE WIZARD OF BOLAND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2125346
Published by Edmund Ward Ltd.. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.
Blue boards, red title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine is browned. Some uneven brown spotting and marks to covers. Couple of indentation marks to rear cover. Foxing/dark marks to a few pages.
THE BOY'S BOOK OF BALLADS
No author listed. Illustrated by John Gilbert.
Stock no. 2125319
Published by Bell & Daldy. 1st 1861. Good condition.
Purple cloth with gilt titles and blind decorations. Illustrated with 16 engravings on wood from drawings by John Gilbert. Includes Robin Hood. Spine is very darkened, with damage and a bit of loss to top; some other splits and fraying to edges. Corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and grubby marks to endpapers and page margins.
Written by G.D. Adams. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1610351
Published by The Batchworth Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. A few scattered foxspots. Wrapper is edge creased and chipped with a little loss.
THE FOUR GOSPELS OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
Written by John Dreyfus; Robert Gibbings. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124513
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2007. As new condition.
Large format. According to the Authorized version of The King James I. This facsimile edition printed in 2007 (originally 1931), by Memminger MedienCentrum on Favini feltmarked laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Fabriano Tiziano endleaves. This edition is Limited to 2750 numbered copies. Contained in big black 'box'/slip case, with gilt title to spine. This edition also includes a thin volume of Essays by Dreyfus & Gibbings. In stunning condition. This is Copy No. 1463. Contained in original box that is in near fine condition - has a few small bump marks along edges.
THE CANTERBURY TALES
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Peter Holliday. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124512
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2010. As new condition.
Large format. Facsimile of the 1929-31 editions. Printed on Corolla Classic Watermark laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Merida Forest endleaves. This edition is Limited to 1980 numbered copies. Wood engravings by Eric Gill. Contained in large black box/slip case that has gilt title to spine. Also contained with this edition, smaller volume; An Essay by Peter Holliday. In exquisite condition! This is Copy No. 678. Contained in original box in Near fine condition; just some light wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
THE FOLIO JANE AUSTEN
Written by Jane Austen. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 2124393
Published by Folio Society. 1984. Very good condition.
7 volumes. Grey cloth spine, gilt titles. Pink/peach decorative boards. B/w illustrations. Spines of books have some white marks. Some light fading along cover edges. 3rd impressions. Contents are still excellent. Contained in red cloth slip case that has some fading and white marks, else still sound and sturdy.
THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD
Written by George Bernard Shaw. Illustrated by John Farleigh.
Stock no. 2124085
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1932. Almost very good condition.
Black boards, white titles and illustration. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Looks like top of spine has been repaired with glue. Some scuffing to edges. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper.
THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317013
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
A collection of country reminiscences. Fourteen full-page plates and numerous head and tail pieces. Brown cloth. 287 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Grubby dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss, large piece of loss to top of spine/front panel. Tape repairs on verso.