Bickers & Son
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Very large format. Red, black and gilt elaborately decorated cloth. 50 of the finest examples of the old masters in mounted b/w plates. All edges gilt. Skillfully rebacked with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Part of title to front cover has worn colour away. Rear board scuffed. Foxing to contents. REDUCED FROM Â£200.
Large format. Brown leather binding with gilt decoration, raised bands to spine. Gilt page edges. With 418 illustrations engraved by A. Closs. 487 pages. Some scuffs to leather at corners and edges, and a chip to leather towards top right corner of front board, and smaller chip at bottom of rear board. Leather on rear board is stained. Binding firm. Pressed flowers and foliage taped to front endpaper, with inscriptions. Endpapers foxed, some scattered foxing throughout contents, mainly to page margins. Engravings are generally clean and bright. A handsome volume.
Attractive brown cloth with gilt titles and vignettes, bevelled edges. Cream endpapers. 12 b/w plates (in permanent photography). 344 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few very small, light marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half title-page which is also browned. Joint between frontis and title-page is cracked. Some light fingermarks else contents clean.
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Blue paper boards, black titles & vignette to front cover. Delightful b/w illustrations accompanying poems. 59 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers are lightly browned and foxed. Some hinges slightly pulled. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is torn at corners with some slight loss.
THE KITTEN'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Oliver Herford. Illustrated by Oliver Herford.
Stock no. 577746
Published by Bickers & Son. 1st 1911. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green paper boards, black titles & vignette to front cover. Delightful b/w illustrations accompanying poems. 59 pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. One or two hinges lightly pulled. Matching dustwrapper unevenly browned. A lovely copy, scarce in original wrapper.