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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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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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SPORTING VERSE
Written by Adam Lindsay Gordon. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1705814
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. 8 tipped-in colour plates. Covers unevenly faded and marked. Foxing throughout. 2 plates creased.

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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1304920
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. 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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. 2 plates have corner creases. Some fingering to contents, mainly page margins. A couple of hinges are slightly cracked.Some light page browning and foxing to endpapers. Overall a nice copy of this scarce book.

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LITTLE BROTHER & LITTLE SISTER AND OTHER TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1202694
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1917. Very good condition.

Adds 40 more stories to the 60 which Rackham already illustrated several years earlier. The violence and grotesqueries have been toned down conveying instead a wealth of humour and charm throughout. 12 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus 43 b/w drawings. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Pictorial endpapers and title page. 250 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some grubby marks to covers. Endpapers and tissue-guards are browned. There are some tiny foxspots at page edges but contents otherwise clean.

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THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE LAFAYETTES
Written by Edith Sichel.
Stock no. 1201566
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1910. Very good condition.

Blue decorative embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. 354 pages. Corners bumped. Boards lightly marked.

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LITTLE BROTHER & LITTLE SISTER AND OTHER TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 440800
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Adds 40 more stories to the 60 which Rackham already illustrated several years earlier. The violence and grotesqueries have been toned down conveying instead a wealth of humour and charm throughout. 12 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus 43 b/w drawings. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Pictorial endpapers and title page. 250 pages. Top corner/edge of front cover had semi-circular piece missing (depth 8mm, width of 22mm). Covers a little marked. Bumping to corners. Browning to endpapers. Some page edges uncut. Frontis has light corner creases. All plates present.

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COMPRESSOR THEORY AND PRACTICE
Written by Joseph M. Ford.
Stock no. 559963
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Slightly better than good condition.

With Special Reference to the Multi-Stage Machine. Burgundy cloth. B/w photos. Ex-lib with heavily rubbed covers.

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