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FLORA
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Pamela Bianco.
Stock no. 1323651
Published by J.B. Lippincott Company; William Heinemann. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"This volume grew out of an exhibition of the picture of Pamela Bianco (aged 12) which was held in 1919, they are accompanied by exquisite poems that De La Mare was inspired by them to write. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures. Large format. White boards with grey titles and illustration to front cover. This edition has the full page image to page 43. 45 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Cover edges grubby. Endpapers partly browned and front free-endpaper creased. Some foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and grubby with loss at edges and split to rear edge of spine.

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FLORA
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Pamela Bianco.
Stock no. 1323527
Published by J.B. Lippincott Company; William Heinemann. 1st 1919. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"This volume grew out of an exhibition of the picture of Pamela Bianco (aged 12) which was held in 1919, they are accompanied by exquisite poems that De La Mare was inspired by them to write. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures. Large format. White boards with grey titles and illustration to front cover. This edition has the Angel & Child plate facing page 19. This was Dorothy Lathrop's copy with inscribed card from W. DLM laid in. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges slightly worn. Some foxing and slight page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with just a tiny piece of loss to top front edge, slightly foxed and rubbed to front edge.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1323396
Published by William Heinemann. 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cheaper edition. Red cloth, black titles and vignettes. 8 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 223 numbered pages. 8 x 5.5". A chunky book being 1.5" thick. Spine slightly bumped and very slightly sunned. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. White dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with some pieces of loss.

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PETER PAN'S POSTBAG
No author listed. Illustrated by Albert Rothenstein.
Stock no. 1323259
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Good condition.

Letters to Pauline Chase when she was playing the part of Peter Pan. Brown pictorial cloth with white titles. Fold-out map of Never Never Land to rear of book. Colour frontis. Spine is browned and title to spine has rubbed away. Covers a bit grubby. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. SIGNED by Pauline Chase to lower margin of frontis. Frontis has been removed from original position and taped in between title-page and introduction page (old tape marks to margins of these pages and to margin of frontis). Foxspots to contents. Biro annotation marks to the last letter (page 63 & 64) and map at rear is creased and torn with old tape marks. Booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. A few small, light marks to page margins and one hinge is cracked showing webbing beneath.

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OUTWITTING THE HUN: MY ESCAPE FROM A GERMAN PRISON CAMP
Written by Pat O'Brien.
Stock no. 1823937
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1918. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards, black titles and small vignette to front. Spine browned, boards unevenly faded. Browning to contents. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown.

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PORTRAIT OF A VILLAGE
Written by Francis Brett Young. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 2136008
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Black cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w wood engravings. Story of Monks Norton in Worcestershire. Some fading to spine; a few marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Foxing and browning; mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE FOUR GARDENS
Written by Handasyde. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2135794
Published by William Heinemann. 1912. Almost very good condition.

Contains The Haunted Garden, The Old-Fashioned Garden, The Poor Man's Garden and The Rich Man's Garden. Light purple cloth. Gilt titles, vignette to front cover and decorations to spine. 8 colour plates with captioned guards, b/w text illustrations. 160 pages. 2nd impression. Spine is browned. Some marks to covers. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE LONDON VENTURE
Written by Michael Arlen.
Stock no. 2133858
Published by William Heinemann. 1924. Almost very good condition.

A novel. The author's first published book. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Rough cut edges to text-block. 141 pages. Spine slightly sunned and worn at top and tail. Corners bumped, lower front corner worn. Small bookseller's sticker on front pastedown. 4 marks on front endpaper where label has been removed. Some tiny spots to prelims and last few pages. Contents lightly browned.

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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319354
Published by William Heinemann. 1909. Good condition.

Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Rebacked with matching cloth, new cream endpapers. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Plates fine. Some browning and foxing but contents generally clean.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819571
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Browning to endpapers. Neat inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to text block. A few scattered foxspots to contents. All plates present.

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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318755
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Covers slightly rubbed. Some surface paper loss to the pictorial onlay to front cover. Front joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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AWAKENING
Written by John Galsworthy. Illustrated by R.H. Sauter.
Stock no. 2132132
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

Brown boards, gilt title & vignette to front, and title to spine. Colour frontis plus numerous b/w and blue two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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