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RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2126694
Published by Daily Express. 1938. Very good condition.
The third Rupert annual. 1st story Rupert and the Daffodils. Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. 126 pages. 10x7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little chipping along cover edges. A few marks to spine. Name in ink to belongs to box. Some margin/page edge marks. Chipping to edges of last few pages of book. Overall, still a very good copy!
A PLANTATION PRINTER THE ADVENTURES OF A GEORGIA BOY DURING THE WAR
Written by Joel Chandler Harris.
Stock no. 2126691
Published by James R. Osgood, Mcilvaine & Co.. 1st 1892. Very good condition.
Olive green cloth, brown titles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Many pages have uncut edges (published like this).
THE WONDERFUL LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF TOM THUMB
Written by Paul Britten Austin. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2126690
Published by Radiotjanst. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.
2 volumes. Summer course in English for Swedish radio. Small format. Cream cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. Includes a mounted miniature book in 2nd volume. Volume 1 has damp mark and some browning to spine. Creasing to cover edges and corners. Each volume has some marks to outer page edges. Volume 2 is MISSING the miniature book (only glue line can now be seen). Also has inscription in ink to beginning of book.
GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2126689
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.
De-Luxe edition, Limited to 500 copies. 40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Vellum bound, with gilt titles and vignettes. Foxing and spotting to covers, endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins. Ties to covers are no longer present. A few scuff marks to covers. All plates are present and in fine condition!
THE CLASSIC BOATING NOVELS OF ARTHUR RANSOME (12 VOLUMES)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 2126550
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
All twelve volumes, contained in blue slip case with gilt titles to ends. Titles include: Swallows and Amazons, Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Winter Holiday; Coot Club; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go to Sea; Secret Water; The Big Six; Missee Lee; Picts & Martyrs; Great Northern. Green boards, gilt titles to spines. B/w illustrations. Contained in very good, original slip case that has some scuffing to base.
PASTURE AND POLITICS
Written by Richard Tapper.
Stock no. 2126439
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Economics, conflict and ritual among Shahsevan nomads of north western Iran. Studies in Anthropology Series. ISBN: 0126836604. Wrapper is edge-creased with some rubbing.
BIGGLES AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2126434
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Maroon/red boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0340030925. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. One hinge by free front endpaper is a little pulled. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some browning to spine.
GLUE AND LACQUER FOUR CAUTIONARY TALES
Written by Harold Acton; Lee Yi-Hsieh; Arthur Waley. Illustrated by Eric Gill; Denis Tegetmeier.
Stock no. 2126393
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1941. Very good condition.
Translated from the Chinese by Acton & Yi-Hsieh. With Illustrations from Drawings by Gill, interpreted on copper by Tegetmeier. Limited edition to 350 copies. Printed on mould-made paper and bound in 1/4 morocco. Yellow cloth covers, with gilt title. Preface by Waley. This is Copy No. 72. Leather spine is faded, with wear to edges; couple of tiny chips to base. A few small bumps along cover edges and to corners. Foxing, mostly to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. All engravings are present.
THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN A HISTORICAL ATLAS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by M.H. Cobb.
Stock no. 2126392
Published by Ian Allan. 2005. Very good condition.
Large format. Green glazed boards. Revised Edition. At a scale of 1 inch to 1 mile. ISBN: 0711030022. Spines are faded. Small tear hole to side of spine on Volume 1. Contents are still excellent. Contained in original slip case that has some scuffing and 1" tear along one edge.
THE BOOK OF DECORATIVE FURNITURE ITS FORM, COLOUR, & HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edwin Foley. Illustrated by Edwin Foley; et al..
Stock no. 2126391
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spines; blind titles and decorations to front covers. With One Hundred Reproductions in Full-Colour Facsimile of Drawings by the Author, and One Thousand Text Illustrations; Correlated Charts of British Woodwork Styles and Contemporaries; Decorative Furnishing Accessories; Principle Trees; &c. Bumping and wear to spines, corners and cover edges. Tear to top of spine on Volume II. Other smaller nicks and chips, with some fraying to cloth. What looks like damp marks to bottom of front cover of Volume II. Spotting to covers. All plates present. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.
RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Omar Khayyam; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 2126386
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Fine condition.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. In superb condition. Still with original slip case, which has large pictorial onlay to one side; just a few light marks to edges.
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2126385
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition.
The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by Publishers. This is Copy No. 184. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening/browning to spine. A few grubby marks to covers. Yellow stain to one corner of rear cover. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages in varying degrees; some pages just have foxing to outer page edges. All colour plates are present and in excellent condition!