The Medici Society
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Limited to 2750 copies. Grey cloth, black vignette and silver titles to front cover. Story in verse set in the time of King Arthur. 6 colour mounted plates (set onto grey card with paper guards). 23 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing else contents clean and plates bright. White pictorial wrapper is grubby and edge worn, small chip to lower edge of rear panel.
TALES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by William Russell Flint.
Stock no. 2125566
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The true spirit of the original Tales presented in an easy and attractive form. Red cloth, gilt titles. 12 colour plates. 245 pages Bumping and wear to spine and corners. What appears to be damp spotting along some cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips of loss at corners; couple of closed tears; damp marked to base of spine.
Limited to 2750 copies. Grey cloth, black vignette and silver titles to front cover. Story in verse set in the time of King Arthur. 6 colour mounted plates (set onto grey card with paper guards). 23 pages. Spine is bumped and browned. Piece pasted to front pastedown. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Foxing and some browning.
RHYMES OF OLD TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1406741
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Cream cloth, dark green titles and decorative peach border to front cover. Beautiful mounted colour plates and two-tone text illustrations. 108 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to half title page which has been partially covered in black ink, some of which can be seen on next page. Light brown marks to prelims which correspond with ink marks. Some page browning. Fingering to some pages. Edges of pages 25 - 32 have been roughly trimmed. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some tears. Loss to bottom of spine. Spine is browned. Wrapper is grubby.
THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES FOR MY CHILDREN
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by William Russell Flint.
Stock no. 1406358
Published by Philip Lee Warner; The Medici Society. 1914. Almost very good condition.
Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 12 mounted colour plates with tissue guards. 166 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned. Covers a little rubbed. Small lump to joint edge of front pastedown leading to small indent to prelims. Browning to endpapers. Tissue guards are browned as are pages opposite them. Some tissue guards are creased. Gilt to top edge of text block dulled and a little scratched. A little foxing and some fingering otherwise contents are generally clean.
Cream cloth, dark green titles and decorative peach border to front cover. Beautiful mounted colour plates and two-tone text illustrations. 108 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers a bit grubby with a light splash mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.
Red cloth with blue titles/small deocorations. Tipped-in colour plate by Tarrant for each month. Spaces for every day of the year. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents and some entries in ink. Some hinges cracked. All plates present and in fine condition.
Cloth spine, pictorial stiff cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 29 pages. 7.5 x 5.5". Covers a little scuffed and grubby. Spine browned. Corners slightly bumped and worn. Staples rusty. Large ink and pencil writing to front pastedown. Stain to bottom margin of many pages otherwise contents are generally clean. Endpapers are a bit marked.
The true spirit of the original Tales presented in an easy and attractive form. Red cloth, gilt titles. 12 colour plates. 245 pages All plates present. Spine worn at top and slightly faded. Corners bumped. Light foxing to contents.
Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Lovely colour pictures. ISBN: 0855030461.