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THE MAKE-BELIEVE STORY BOOK
Written by Isabel M. Peacocke; Felix Leigh; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Anne Anderson; W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1501390
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Illustrations include: 2 b/w full-page by Anderson; endpapers by Robinson; 6 b/w illustrations by Wain, one of which is full-page (cats!). Spine bumped and faded. Corners and cover edges worn. Indentation to front cover (on boy's calf). Covers worn and a little grubby. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. A few illustrations have been neatly coloured in including one of the full page Anne Anderson illustrations. Couple of hinges cracked. Very edges of frontis and some plates lightly marked. Some foxing and a few grubby margin marks.
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BUTTERCUPS AND DAISIES STORY BOOK
Written by H.G.C. Marsh-Lambert; Sheila E. Braine; Thomas Maybank; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Heath Robinson; Thomas Maybank; et al.; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert.
Stock no. 1501377
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. Front cover shows two children picking flowers. 6 colour plates. B/w illustrations including 7 small text ones by Wain. Endpapers by Heath Robinson. Spine bumped and faded. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers a little grubby with small spot of surface paper damage to top right hand corner of front cover. Partially erased numbers to front endpaper. Name and address in ink to half title page. Endpapers marked. Some light foxing throughout.
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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL IV (JAMES 1 TO GEORGE V)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1310217
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Very good condition.

Humourous Rhymes of Historical Times. Two superb colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Pictorial card wraps. Covers edge rubbed. Vertical crease to centre of rear cover. Some heavy pencil doodles inside rear cover have been partially erased. Foxing and pale page browning else contents clean.
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MONARCHS OF MERRIE ENGLAND VOL III (HENRY VII TO ELIZABETH)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1310216
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Very good condition.

Humourous Rhymes of Historical Times. Two superb colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Large format, pictorial card wraps. Slight wear to cover edges. Stain to edge of front cover. Some foxing and pale page 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. 1310214
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 2 colour plates. Slight wear to cover edges. Some light foxing and page browning else contents clean.
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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2110319
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Almost 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. Damp marks to edges of covers. Wear to spine. Foxing to pages. Contents are very good.
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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1309776
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Deluxe, limited to 500 copies. Large format (32 x 26cm). White vellum binding with gilt titles and vignettes. 30 lovely tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream card with green decorative borders and captioned paper guards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 304. Spine and corners are slightly bumped and slightly grubby. Ties missing. Name plate to front pastedown. There is slight bookworm or silverfish damage to the front endpaper and some slight foxing to contents but generally a very nice copy.
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HUMOURS OF GOLF
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2109598
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Large format. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Book has been rebacked, with new endpapers and new green cloth spine that has gilt title; original covers laid down. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges; a little chipping. Some grubby marks to covers and partial cup ring mark to front cover. Some grubby margin marks.
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STORIES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Janet Harvey Kelman. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1309216
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Told To The Children series. Small format. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates. 114 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly browned and covers very slightly mottled. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers and margins of plates are slightly browned. There is some very light fingering to page margins. One page has a small piece torn from margin (no text affected).
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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1308562
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1915. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Rebound with white cloth spine and gilt title, red cloth covers. Grey endpapers. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Spine bumped and slightly grubby, some slight fading to top edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint (between fly-leaf and frontis) cracked. Foxing and some fingering throughout. Erased crayon name to verso of frontis.
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PEACOCK PIE - A BOOK OF RHYMES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1308472
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 2nd 1920. Good condition.

Colour frontis, numerous b/w text and full page illustrations throughout. Green cloth covers, gilt illustration and titles to front. 178 pages. 8.5 x 6.75". Spine and corners bumped and worn, some rubbing to cover edges. Small nick in cloth to top edge of rear cover and a few small faded patches to covers. Front joint cracked. Tissue-guard to frontis is browned causing light browning to margins of frontis and browning to title-page also. Some fingermarks to contents but generally clean.
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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2105952
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Large format. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine and front cover. 30 stunning tipped-in tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on card with green decorative borders. Numerous b/w illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. A few marks and scuffs to covers. Some foxing and light browning to pages.
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