Boots the Chemists
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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.
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.
Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 18 tipped-in plates in colour, specially drawn for this edition. Published for Boots The Chemist. Top and tail of spine and corners a little worn with slight loss of colour. A few small marks to spine and rear cover. Name in ink on front endpaper. Some foxing to contents. Plates fine.
Written by R.D. Blackmore. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Charles E. Brittan.
Stock no. 1506950
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.; Boots the Chemists. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.
Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. 16 tipped-in colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn, tiny splits to cloth at ends of spine. A few small marks to front cover, spine darkened. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing, mainly to prelims and text block. All plates present, one has slight damage where it has been stuck to page opposite.