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CLIPPERS, PACKETS & MEN O' WAR
Written by Alex A. Hurst; Roy Cross; Derek Gardner; John Groves; Geoff Hunt; Matt Myers. Illustrated by Roy Cross; et al..
Stock no. 2137804
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Tall Ship In Art. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Originally published under the title: The Tall Ship In Art in 1988. ISBN: 9780753711408. A few marks to outer page edges.

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ITALY
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; William Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2137602
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine; brown title to front cover. Brown and yellow decorations to spine and front cover. Reprint edition, with 64 illustrations (original published in 1913 with 32 illustrations). A and C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some nicks, chips and splits to spine; some fraying to cloth. Heavy foxing to a few pages (e.g. 70/1). Some hinges are pulled.

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HOW TO ENJOY PICTURES
Written by J. Littlejohns. Illustrated by Diego Velasquez; Rembrandt; George Morland; et al..
Stock no. 2137578
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1933. Almost very good condition.

Larger format. Dark titles. Vignette in gilt to front cover. Tipped-in plates, plus other smaller text illustrations/diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.

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THE SPIRIT OF PARIS
Written by Frankfort Sommerville. Illustrated by G. Fraipont; Lucien Gautier; Raphael Kirchner; Maurice De Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 2137422
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with yellow titles and yellow, black, pink and green decorations. A & C Black 7/6 Series. 20 colour plates. Reprint (doesn't have original gilt titles of the 1st edition). Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fade to one edge of rear cover. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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ADVENTURES AMONG PICTURES
Written by C. Lewis Hind. Illustrated by Louis Grier; Botticelli; Rembrandt; Thomas Gainsborough; et al..
Stock no. 2137413
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1904. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover; black borders. Top edge gilt. With 24 illustrations, 8 of which are reproduced in the colours of the original paintings, and 16 are in b/w. 301 pages, plus 1 page advert for book by the same author. Additional 4 page booklist (dated Spring 1904). A & C Black Colour Book in the 7/6 series. Circa date is taken from the booklist to rear (dated Spring 1904). The 1st printings of this title did NOT have these 4 page booklists, but assumed an early reprint in same year as first. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting to covers. Browning to spine. Prelims are roughly opened - one b/w plate has margin tears/ragged edges. Small nick to edge of frontis. Some foxing and browning.

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THE EIGHTH HOLIDAY BOOK
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E.M. Dawson; Grace Lodge; et al..
Stock no. 2137391
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, red spine. Gilt lettering and vignette. Colour pictorial endpapers. 39 stories and puzzles. Numerous colour illustrations. 192 pages. First story is: "I Dare You To!" illustrated by Hilda McGavin. Some browning to spine. Name in ink to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some loss; to spine and edges.

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LONDON
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by J.H. Hartley; John Fulleylove; et al..
Stock no. 2137366
Published by A. & C. Black. 2nd 1916. Fair condition.

Red cloth with heraldic design in yellow to front cover and spine. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates. 3000 copies printed. Text first published in the "Fascination of Europe" series. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Covers are heavily worn and faded/stained. Spine badly split to both sides, with fraying to cloth. Joints are cracked, which is starting to make the binding weak. Contents are generally very good. A reading copy.

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ITALY
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; William Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2137365
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1914. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover; vignette to front cover. Fascination of Europe Series. 32 colour plates. Spine is bumped with some chipping and faded. Some marks to covers. Joints are cracked - binding is starting to become weak. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing.

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JAPAN
Written by Walter Weston. Illustrated by Ella Du Cane; et al..
Stock no. 2137301
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. 32 colour plates. Popular series. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Small creases to top margins of pages 81-225.

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LONDON
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff. Illustrated by J.H. Hartley; John Fulleylove; et al..
Stock no. 2137270
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1910. Good condition.

A & C Black 7/ 6 Series. 32 colour plates. Red cloth, gilt titles, coat of arms and decorations to spine and front cover. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some stains and marks to covers. Joints are cracked. Small area of surface paper damage to front endpaper. Light stains to lower margins of last 200 pages and plates. 1 plate is MISSING (opposite page 137). Foxing and browning.

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LONDON
Written by A.R. Hope Moncrieff; G.E. Mitton. Illustrated by Gordon Home; John Fulleylove; J.H. Hartley; et al..
Stock no. 2137235
Published by A. & C. Black. 1929. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. 32 colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book Popular series. Revised by Mitton. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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SWITZERLAND
Written by Frank Fox. Illustrated by J. Hardwicke Lewis; May Hardwicke Lewis; A.D. McCormick; et al..
Stock no. 2137220
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 2nd 1930. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Second edition. 32 illustrations. The Fascination of Europe Series. 2 page booklist to rear. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing throughout, but heaviest to outer page edges.

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