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THE ADVENTURES OF DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA
Written by Miguel De Cervantes; M. Jones. Illustrated by John Gilbert; et al..
Stock no. 1321788
Published by George Routledge and Sons Limited. Circa 1917. Very good condition.

Adapted for the young by M. Jones. Blue cloth with gilt titles, vignette to front cover and illustration to spine. 503 pages. 206 illustrations including colour chromolithograph plates and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumpe, spine slightly browned. Inscription in ink and embossed address stamp to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Rear joint starting to crack.

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THE JABBERWOCK CHRISTMAS VOLUME 1905
Written by Brenda Girvin; Sheila E. Braine; Evelyn Everett-Green; Lilian Gask; Gordon Stables; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Paul Hardy; M.V. Wheelhouse; E. Stuart Hardy; et al..
Stock no. 1321770
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1905. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth with gilt title labels. B/w illustrations throughout. 528 pages plus index to Vol 1. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby and marked. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock, some light fingermarks to page margins and some corner tips creased.

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BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES AND THEIR EGGS
Written by T.A. Coward; J.A.G. Barnes. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; et al..
Stock no. 1822353
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Based on the original 3 volume work by Coward. Brown cloth, gilt titles and decoration. 359 pages including index. ISBN: 0723209995. Boards clean and bright. Browning to text block and endpapers. Strong musty odour present else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded to spine.

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HORSE TALES
Written by Mary Boyle. Illustrated by Isabel Watkin; et al..
Stock no. 1321520
Published by Ernest Nister. Good condition.

Grey pictorial boards with black titles to spine. Pen and ink drawings by Watkin. Some full-page colour illustrations. 64 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby and unevenly faded. Front joint cracked. Light browning and foxing to contents.

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HAPPY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by N. Westrup; et al..
Stock no. 1321468
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

"Untearable". Blue cloth with gilt title and pictorial onlay to front. Rhymes to first half of book. "Cinderella" to second half. B/w and full-page colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some slight grubbiness to cover edges. Centre hinge is cracked, contents are a little loose but still securely bound. Light page browning throughout.

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ILLUSTRATORS ISSUE TWENTY-FOUR FRENCH MOVIE POSTERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Boris Grinsson; Clement Hurel; Jean Mascii; et al..
Stock no. 2135115
Published by Geoff West. 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781907081491.

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THE SCOTTISH COLOURISTS: CADELL, FERGUSSON, HUNTER, PEPLOE
Written by Roger Billcliffe. Illustrated by J.D. Fergusson; S.J. Peploe; et al..
Stock no. 1822078
Published by John Murray. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Long and widely collected in Scotland, the four early twentieth-century painters known as the Scottish Colourists were largely forgotten in England or further afield - until the last few years. Strong, emotive colour, fluent brushwork and a keen sense of pattern marked their painting as different from and more advanced than anything seen in Britain before. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719547342. Large bookplate to front pastedown else a fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.

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THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL - VOLUME 11
Written by Gordon Stables; et al. Illustrated by John Allen; et al..
Stock no. 2134866
Published by Girl's Own Paper. 1890. Almost very good condition.

Contains issues from October 5th 1889 - September 27th 1890. Large format. Blue/green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Uneven fading and some marks to covers. Bumping to corners.

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BLACKIE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 25TH YEAR
Written by Madeline Barnes; Constance Heward; Jessie Pope; Eleanor B. Simeon; et al. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall; Rene Bull; Harry Rountree; H.R. Millar; Anne Anderson; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1321154
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth spine with black titles. Colour pictorial front board shows boy and girl hanging balloons and decorations. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story A Couple of Guineas. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown (name not filled in). Foxing, mainly to textblock. Tobacco smell to contents.

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THE FOLIO GOLDEN TREASURY
Written by James Michie; et al. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 1821955
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Leather spine with gilt titles. The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in English Language chosen and introduced by James Michie. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by various artists selected by Simon Brett. Minor yellow marks to base of text block else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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WHY-SO STORIES OF BIRDS & BEASTS FROM FOLK-LORE & LEGEND
Written by Edwin Gile Rich. Illustrated by Charles Copeland; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1321014
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing rabbit with a noose round neck of a duck (plate repeated inside). 4 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. Covers are edge worn. Spine bumped and grubby, rear cover is rubbed and grubby. Page browning and foxing to textblock.

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WINTER JOYS FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall; E. Lance; et al..
Stock no. 1320793
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

A mix of stories and verses. Cloth spine, pictorial boards, front cover shows two children on a sledge on ice. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly faded. Corners worn. A few light scratches to rear cover. Joints just starting to crack. Foxing to endpapers and text block, last text page is browned. Just an odd fingermark to contents and looks like small staple(?) indentations to margins of first pages.

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