Methuen & Co. Ltd.
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Smaller format Babar book. Yellow pictorial boards, with black spine. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. 48 pages. Top 1cm of backstrip missing. Bottom couple of inches of spine split to one side. Some marks and scuffs to covers.
Grey/blue cloth with dark blue titles. 166pp. 6.75 x 4.25". Covers are very foxed with some uneven fading. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good. Wrapper is foxed and torn with a third of front panel missing!
Green cloth with black titles and vignette. Two colour and b/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed and browned.
FUN & FANTASY A BOOK OF DRAWINGS
Written by A.A. Milne; E.V. Knox. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2128979
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Large format. Pictorial boards. Introduction by A.A. Milne. 7 colour plates, with verses by E.V. Knox. B/w illustrations. The artists illustrations from Punch Magazine. Heavy bumping and wear to covers; some splash/stains to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Some corner creasing. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is grubby, creased with tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some tape repairs.
Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Spine is unevenly faded. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed with chipping to corners and edges; but minimal loss.
THE KING'S BREAKFAST
Written by A.A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2128678
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.; Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Cloth spine, pink pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Poems set to music. Music by Fraser-Simpson. Bumping to spine and corners. Some fading to top and tail of spine. Damp mark to bottom edge of front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn into two pieces down spine; has some tentative tape 'repairs' to verso. Some loss to wrapper along edges; grubby marks.
A rich blend of mystery and excitement involving an Indian tray, a tiger skin and some very powerful hocus-pocus! Purple boards with gilt title to spine. B/w woodcut illustrations. ISBN: 041665830X. Ex-lib. with ink stamps to a couple of pages of prelims. Sticky tape marks to covers and rear endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and faded to spine.
THE STORY OF BABAR THE LITTLE ELEPHANT
Written by Jean De Brunhoff; A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Jean De Brunhoff.
Stock no. 2126696
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1936. Almost very good condition.
Smaller format. Orange pictorial boards. Preface by A.A. Milne. Colour illustrations throughout. This is the Third and Cheaper English Edition. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners; some chipping with loss. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
First edition illustrated by Shepard. Green leather with gilt title and vignette to spine, gilt vingettes to covers. This is the publisher's Deluxe binding edition. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine is very browned with wear and scuffs. Bumping to corners. Name indentation and marks to top of front cover. Other marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to page margins, else contents are still very good.
Yellow cloth spine, blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. Large format Damaged to base of spine; some splitting and fraying to cloth. Grubby marks. Covers are marked and scuffed, with some indentation marks. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages, with some grubby margin marks.
Very large format. Cream cloth spine. Blue pictorial boards. Some light wear and browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Chipping to cover edges and a couple of corners; a little loss. Scuffing, especially to rear cover. Some foxing and a few margin marks, although contents are still very good!
Very large format. Red cloth spine. Blue pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine is faded with some wear. Cover edges are worn, with chipping. Scuff marks to covers. Some light foxing. Contents are generally still very good and bright.