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A pop-up fairytale. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. 7 pop-up scenes. ISBN: 9781857078817. Some light marks to page margins and minimal bumping to spine else a super copy.
8 glorious colour plates, 7 full page b/w line drawings. Pale grey cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 159 pages. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. 2 of the plates have small tape repairs to the margins and 1 plate has a small mark. Foxing to textblock. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is well worn and grubby, section across rear panel has been torn off and replaced with magic tape, another small piece has been torn and creased. Tape repairs on verso of wrapper.
Red cloth with black titles and vignettes. 16 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. B/w text illustrations. 288 pages. Top edge red. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Covers marked. 2 plates are creased and 1 other has a tiny corner crease. Foxing to text pages and some margins of plate mounts. Tissue-guards are browned/foxed. Textblock is foxed and slightly stained at top edge.
Containing Aladdin, The Yellow Dwarf, Princess Belle-Etoile and The Hind in the Wood. Blue cloth with white titles and illustrations. 24 full-page colour plates. Possibly the rarest of Walter Crane's works. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some very slight loss of cloth to top of spine. Small dent to top edge of front cover. Cover edges slightly darkened. Heavy foxing to contents and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. A couple of small closed margin tears. A very decent copy of a scarce book.
White cloth with gilt tiles to spine and front cover; vignette also to front cover. Traditional tales told by Walter de la Mare. Limited edition to 260 copies. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. SIGNED by author to verso of half-title page. This is Copy No. 88. Grubby marks and spots, with cup ring mark to covers. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers, prelims, outer page edges; some throughout.
Blue cloth covers, gilt title to spine and vignettes to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 390 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. All edges gilt. Catalogue to rear of book is dated August 1889. Spine is bumped with wear and faded. Corners are bumped. Front hinge next to frontis page is cracked, with browning glue marks showing. Frontis is edge-creased with a few nicks and some foxing. Tissue guard to frontis is heavily foxed. A couple of hinges are pulled. Foxing to varying degrees to pages throughout book.
Specially rebound in modern green leather binding, with raised bands to spine, title blocks, with gilt titles and decorations. Marbled endpapers. All edges are marbled. Numerous b/w illustrations. Wear and chipping to leather on spine and edges. Some scuffing. Front joint is partially cracked in a few places. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Soem foxing and browning.
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2139410
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Circa 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. 16 colour tipped-in plates. Many b/w illustrations. 319 pages. 10 x 7.5". Light bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is unevenly faded/browned with creasing and tears and chips; but minimal loss.
"Fairy Tales", text in gothic german script. Limited edition of 200 copies. Bound in red leather with gilt title to spine. Green silk page marker. Colour illustrations. Unpaginated. Top edge gilt. Uneven fading to covers. Boards slightly scuffed, with a few marks. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean, but some browning.
Sumptuous light blue moire silk binding, gilt decorated front cover and spine. 12 superb colour plates plus 17 full-page line drawings and numerous other decorations. Cream pictorial endpapers. 197 pages. 11.25 x 8.75". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening and marks to spine; some other dark marks to covers; scuffs to rear. Some writing in ink to front pastedown/endpaper. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Some margin marks. All plates present. Contents are generally very good.
Well known fairy tales retold. Light blue cloth covers, silver gilt titles to front and spine. 15 beautiful colour plates and some b/w chapter illustrations. vii and 140 pages. Top edge red. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to top and tail of spine. "No. 260" and initials written in ink to front free-endpapers. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to spine and corners, tears to base of spine, small brown mark to rear panel and some slight grubbiness to front panel.
Orange/brown cloth spine. Large format. Pictorial boards. Numerous coloured and b/w illustrations by Anne Anderson, illustrating Hans Andersen and Grimms' Fairy Tales. Spine is faded. Bumping/some scuffing/wear to cover edges and a couple of corners. Surface paper damage to edge of rear cover. Page edge browning, but contents are still very good.