Eyre & Spottiswoode
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Something unique for all lovers of angling, a selection from some of the best descriptive writing in English, practical advice, unusual adventures, records, everything which can recall for fishermen the pleasures of their chosen sport. Illustrated thoughout with BB's dramatic woodcuts. 568 thin pages. Small format, 6.75" x 4.25" Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and vignette. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges slightly rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed and slightly grubby/browned, small stain to base of spine.
A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Blue/green cloth. Boards a little grubby. Spine is a little cocked. Some minor foxing mainly to endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby, worn at corners with slight loss, surface paper rubbing to spine.
Yellow cloth. Colour title-page which is double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Spine bumped with slight browning to top and tail. Some foxing else clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn withs ome loss, uneven fading to panels (spine looks like it may be faded but was actually printed like this).
How to care for your dog. Illustrated with delightful sketches of all sorts of dogs on cream background. Brown cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. vii & 116 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small mark to top corner of front cover. Inscription in ink to front fre-endpaper and tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers are browned. Some foxing to contents.
The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette of Scottie dog to front. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 97 pages. Corners are bumped. Covers are grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.
A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Blue/green cloth. 3rd printing. Spotting and some damp marking to covers. Front cover also has a school library gilt stamp. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks; nicks and chips at edges.
THE CHILDREN'S CARGO
Written by Cynthia Asquith; A.A. Milne; Walter De La Mare; Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; Margaret Tempest; Daphne Jerrold.
Stock no. 2140258
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1930. Almost very good condition.
Beige cloth boards, with paper title to spine and front cover. 8 tipped in colour plates and b/w illustrations. Paper title labels are very browned, with some to spine missing. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.
The Story of a Wild Goose. Cream cloth spine, with gilt title; blue cloth covers. B/w frontis and b/w text illustration. 258 pages. Staining to top of spine, which is also browned and bumped. Small nick to blue cloth where it attaches to cloth spine on front cover. Bumping to corners. Browning to cover edges and page edges.
HOUSEHOLD TALES BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1823898
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Based chiefly on the Bohn collection of 1884 for which Andrew Lang wrote the introduction, but a few stories from other versions included. 56 b/w illustrations & 5 coloured plates including double-spread title page. Yellow cloth boards, blue titles. 303 pages. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and edge-rubbed, spine heavily faded and also rear panel at spine edge, a few edge-chips and scuffing.
Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink (pink ink) to half-title page. Joint between frontis and hinge cracked (almost broken). Contents are otherwise bright and clean.
The autobiography (1914 to 1926) of Wyndham Lewis: painter, novelist, satirist and controversialist. Orange cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w plates. Boards lightly browned. Text block browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Dustwrapper is heavily browned, marked, and lightly edge-worn, four lines of pencil writing to plain rear panel. Musty odour present.
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Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.