Cassell & Co. Ltd.
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A collection of stories and illustrations which originally appeared in "Little Folks" between 1896 and 1902, during which period most of the numbers of the magazine contained some of Rackham's drawings. Large format. 36 tinted line-drawn plates and text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine; brick red titles and vignette to front cover. 144 pages. One of the more unusual Rackham items. Spine and corners are bumped and worn, splits in the cloth to the front edge of spine. Covers are rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Small ink blot to preliminary pages and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Light page browning to free-endpapers.
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Blue boards, dark blue titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, spine browned. Some slight surface paper loss to pastedowns (from removal of small pieces of tape). Some titles unerlined on reverse of half-title page. Foxing throughout.
The Adventures of David Balfour. Large format. Green cloth with large pictorial onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour title page and plates. Fold-out map. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. One plate has slightly ragged edges and a few margin tears. Fold out map is creased.
Blue boards, white titles. Colour frontis plus full-page b/w drawings. 215 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Mark to top corner of a few pages. A little fingering otherwise contents are generally very good. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed. Spine is faded and author's and publisher's names almost rubbed off. Rear panel is grubby.
BILLY BUNTER'S BARGAIN
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1406892
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Red boards, black titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 222 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and top of prelims. Tear and fold to bottom corner of one page which wasn't cut correctly in binding process. Couple of marks to text block edge otherwise contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears. Spine is faded and slightly rubbed. Some foxing to flaps. Rear panel is grubby.
CASSELL'S BOOK OF INDOOR AMUSEMENTS, CARD GAMES, AND FIRESIDE FUN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506806
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. circa 1880. Fair condition.
Red cloth spine with gilt title block and black vignettes. Red and green cloth boards with gilt and black titles and vignettes. Sections are Round or Parlour Games, Toy Games and Toy-Making, Mechanical and Arithmetical Puzzles, Card Games, Parlour Magic and Fireside Fun. B/w diagrams. 224 pages plus publication list. Second Edition. Heavy wear to spine and corners. Splits to cloth at ends of spine. Covers grubby, spine browned. First gathering is detached, from front endpaper to page 16. Another gathering detached, pages 145 to 160. Joints cracked. Small bookseller's stamp to front endpaper, ink name to verso of frontis. Heavy foxing to tissue guard and title page. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean.
Written by Doris Pocock; Dorothea Moore; Murray Fisher; Olaf Baker; et al. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1405764
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. circa 1913. Slightly better than good condition.
Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. Front cover shows Golly playing a tuba, Teddy bear saluting at top of a pole on spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. First story is When John Took Charge. Serial stories are The Riddle of Roscombe, The Adventures of Fitzie the Marmoset, The Bargees and The Three Bargains. Bumping to spine, corners and bottom of front board. Corners and spine rubbed. Gilt worn to title on front. Name and date to front endpaper. Front joint beginning to crack. Title page removed. Large piece of bottom corner of page 33/34 torn off affecting very bottom of illustration and text on page 34. Large closed tear to page 41/2 mended with sticky tape. Some margin tears. Some grubby marks. Neat colouring to a few illustrations.
CASSELL'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Arthur Applin; Nancy M. Hayes; Christine Chaundler; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Eric Wood; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Florence Mary Anderson; E. Dorothy Rees; et al..
Stock no. 1404898
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.
Green cloth spine with sporting vignette. Pictorial front cover shows four children opening a large orange door/book? Colour and b/w illustrations. 184 pages. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Large scratches to front board. Damp mark to rear board which is grubby. Name in ink to top of front endpaper plus initials to front pastedown and endpaper. Both joints cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges also cracked. Browning to pages. Grubby marks to margins, including to some plates.
The second adventure of the Three Jays. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 5 b/w line drawings and a map. 180 pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing; a few nicks to corners.
LITTLE FOLKS 1899 II
Written by G.R. Glasgow; S.L. Heward; et al. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; A. Pearse; Arthur Rackham; et al..
Stock no. 1315184
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1899. Almost very good condition.
Large, heavy format. Red pictorial cloth with gilt. 6 colour plates. B/w illustrations throughout. 476 pages. First poem is "Up A Tree" by Eastwood. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Heavy foxing to contents. Endpapers browned and light page browning throughout. A few light marks to page margins.
Green boards with red titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 255 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has a couple of large tears, with some chipping and loss; foxing and grubby marks.
Green boards, black titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 223 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few grubby marks; couple of nicks to corners.