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GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1321561
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1926. Very good condition.

Medium 8vo edition. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front cover. 16 exquisite illustrations in colour. 232 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, light dusty patch to top corner of front cover. Tiny nick in cloth to top edge of rear cover. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing to endpapers and text block. Front joint (between frontis and title-page) is cracked. Contents clean.

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GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2126689
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

De-Luxe edition, Limited to 500 copies. 40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Vellum bound, with gilt titles and vignettes. Foxing and spotting to covers, endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins. Ties to covers are no longer present. A few scuff marks to covers. All plates are present and in fine condition!

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GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1814696
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 281 pages, all edges blue. Boards lightly scuffed. All plates present. First plate and plate page 17 creased. Scattered foxing to contents.

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THE BOOK OF FAIRY POETRY
Written by Dora Owen. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1507205
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

A collection of fairy poems by poets such as Keats, De La Mare, Lang, Milton, Rosetti, etc. edited by Dora Owen. Grey cloth, blue titles and vignettes. Illustrated endpapers. 16 beautiful tipped in and guarded colour plates mounted on grey card. 180pp. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A little darkening to spine and some cover edges. A few light spots to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims, page edges and last couple of pages. Grubby fingermarks to last text page. Edge of page 9/10 and 11/12 has not been cut in binding process so pages still joined, a couple of other pages edges have uneven edges assume were not cut and have been opened roughly. Contents generally clean. All plates present, 2 have very light corner creases, paper guard to frontis has vertical crease.

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MISS CHILCOTT'S LEGACY
Written by H. Louisa Bedford. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1406459
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. circa 1906. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 3 b/w plates. Floral decorated endpapers. 215 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Bubbling to the cloth on rear panel. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing and margin marks. Couple of hinges are cracked.

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THE GREATER ABBEYS OF ENGLAND
Written by Abbot Gasquet. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2116754
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth covers. Gilt decorative and text. A fascinating insight into the English monastic life exquisitely illustrated in colour. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine, with a couple of chips to cloth at top. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing. A few page edges have tears, with a bit of loss, where at one time pages were uncut and they have not been cut neatly.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2112052
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1909. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 32 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, mounted on brown card with tissue guards. All edges gilt. Goble's most desired work. Spine is browned. Covers are unevenly faded. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, a few page margins and outer page edges. 4 plates have light creases.

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THE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Dinah Craik. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1306490
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

"The best popular fairy stories selected and rendered anew by the author of John Halifax, Gentleman". Originally published in 1863, this is the first edition with Warwick Goble illustrations. Large, heavy format. Blue-green cloth with elaborate gilt decoration to front cover and gilt title and decorations to spine. 32 beautiful colour plates with captioned tissue guards. 378 pages, top edge gilt. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few very light marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked as are a couple of hinges. Small piece of surface paper damage to page 100 and verso of plate where possibly pages were lightly stuck together. Foxing throughout else contents clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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