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RAILWAY RIBALDRY
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1318809
Published by Ian Allan. Circa 1969. Very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w humorous illustrations. Heath Robinson at his best! Slight rubbing to cover edges. Foxing throughout.

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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2131272
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1982. Very good condition.

Facsimile edition of this classic children's tale. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Blue endpapers. 15 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. 254 pages. ISBN: 0340277327. Spine and some cover edges are faded. Bumping to spine. Grubby marks to outer page edges.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2130872
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Good condition.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. 16 colour tipped-in plates. Many b/w illustrations. 319 pages. 10 x 7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fraying and chipping to cloth on spine. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Marks to margins. There are a few pages which have closed margin tears (one which goes through text). There are two page margin tears, with pieces of loss. All plates present. A reading copy.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2130476
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1919. Very good condition.

Large format, 9.75 x 7.5". Blue cloth, gilt titles and green decorations. 16 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine is faded. Some spotting to covers. Bumping to some cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2130106
Published by Folio Society. 9th 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 16 gorgeous colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Top edge red. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Slip case is very good - a few marks and wear.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2129855
Published by Sands & Co.. 1st 1902. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. This book has 'Orkney House Easter 1902' in gilt to front cover. 16 b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Small chips/splits to top and tail of spine. Bookplate (Orkney House) to front pastedown. Browning and foxing to some pages. Pages 137-156 are wrinkled/creased with some edge-tears. Page wrinkling also to pages further on in book; margin marks and browning.

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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL I (WILLIAM I TO HENRY III)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2129091
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 2 colour plates. 3-4" split to top of spine; smaller split to base. Vertical crease to centre of covers; some chipping to corners. Corner creasing and some page browning; contents are still generally very good. A reading copy.

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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2128694
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile edition of this classic children's tale. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Blue endpapers. 15 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. 254 pages. ISBN: 0340277327. Some light wear to spine and corners. Bookplate with ink name to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Original glassine (clear plastic) wrapper has tear to top of spine and partially across front panel.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127956
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. 16 colour tipped-in plates. Many b/w illustrations. 319 pages. 10 x 7.5". Some darkening along cover edges. Corners are a bit bumped and worn. Damp staining to rear cover. Some foxing and grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present. Wrapper is unevenly faded/browned. Large tears and chips; some loss; but most tears are repaired to verso with what appears to be paper tape or vyline.

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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127499
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

2nd issue. Red cloth, gilt titles. Circular gilt vignette to front cover. 6 richly coloured plates mounted on green sugar-paper, plus numerous b/w illustrations (many full-page). Translated from the French by A.E. Johnson. 2nd issue. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped. A little browning to spine; some fading to gilt. Vertical creasing to front endpaper and half-title page. Foxing and browning, mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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THE GIANT CRAB AND OTHER TALES FROM OLD INDIA
Written by W.H.D. Rouse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127293
Published by Minerva Press. 1st thus 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.

A selection of old Indian stories of cunning and wisdom, fantasy and magic. Illustrated cloth covers. Pink endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 109pp. 8.5 x 6". ISBN: 0856360104. Fading to edges of rear cover. Contents are fine.

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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2126525
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1982. Almost very good condition.

Facsimile edition of this classic children's tale. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Blue endpapers. 15 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. 254 pages. ISBN: 0340277327. Wear to cover edges; a bit of scuffing. Some marks. Front endpaper is creased. Some foxing and browning, but contents are very good.

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