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THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson; Helen Stratton; A.D. McCormick; A.L. Davis; A.E. Norbury.
Stock no. 2134633
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Blue cloth, pictorial front cover and spine. Gilt titles. 551 b/w illustrations throughout. 472 pages. Large, heavy format, 11" x 8.5". Bumping and wear to edges; some chipping/fraying to cloth at corners and top and tail of spine. Uneven browning/scuffing to covers. Joints are a bit cracked. Name to verso of front endpaper. Foxing and grubby marks throughout.

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THE ADVENTURES OF UNCLE LUBIN
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2134631
Published by Grant Richards. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

The twelve adventures of the brave and good Uncle Lubin. Blue/green decorated cloth with cream/red/beige titles/decorations. Colour frontis, b/w plates and illustrations. Top 1" - 1.5" colour to spine is rubbed/worn off. Other smaller loss to base of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Endpapers are browned; some offsetting/transfer from opposite pages also. Page edge browning. A few page margin tears (some repaired); grubby margin marks.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2129855
Published by Sands & Co.. 1st 1902. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. This book has 'Orkney House Easter 1902' in gilt to front cover. 16 b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Small chips/splits to top and tail of spine. Bookplate (Orkney House) to front pastedown. Browning and foxing to some pages. Pages 137-156 are wrinkled/creased with some edge-tears. Page wrinkling also to pages further on in book; margin marks and browning.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127956
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Almost 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". Some darkening along cover edges. Corners are a bit bumped and worn. Damp staining to rear cover. Some foxing and grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present. Wrapper is unevenly faded/browned. Large tears and chips; some loss; but most tears are repaired to verso with what appears to be paper tape or vyline.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2124402
Published by Alf Cooke Ltd.. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Set of 4 books, each containing 10 colour plates. Books cover following periods: William I-Henry III; Edward I-Richard III; Henry VII-Elizabeth and James I-Edward VII. Red cloth spines. Pictorial onlays to front covers. SIGNED by author with dedication to previous owner to first volume of set. Bottom 1" of spine to first volume has splitting with some fraying of cloth. Some other nicks and chips to spine, with varying degrees of fading. Couple of covers are a bit bowed with some marks. Corners are worn, with some chipping. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Some margin marks to pages. Closed tear (repaired with magic tape) to one front endpaper.

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THE GIANT CRAB
Written by W.H.D. Rouse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2124058
Published by David Nutt. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Light blue cloth, with dark blue titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned, with some wear; bumping to base; a little fraying to cloth. Uneven brown marks to rest of covers; corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1208807
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue textured cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Seven colour plates including frontis and over 50 b/w illustrations. 239 pages. All plates present, two have a creased corner. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few hinges are pulled but binding still sound. Very occasional foxspots to contents.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1208804
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, gilt titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Gilt faded from spine. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, name and address on half-title. Frontis plate has ragged edges and is repaired on verso. Page 67 has a closed margin tear. Some foxspots to contents. Brown mark from old paperclip on a couple of pages.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2123538
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 3rd issue 1919. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with green title, green paper boards. 12 exquisite tipped-in colour plates, mounted on captioned paper with borders. Lovely b/w illustrations (full-page and text). 185 pages. Top edge green. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Some uneven fading to covers. Some foxing throughout. All plates present. Wrapper is edge-creased and worn, with a little surface paper damage to rear panel.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1406768
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, gilt titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine and cover edges darkened. Gilt on spine is dulled. Large score mark to rear cover. Newspaper cuttings have been stuck to front endpaper. Small booksellers label and small patch of newsprint to front pastedown. Front joint beginning to crack. Browning to endpapers and tissue guard to frontis. Name and numbers (Isa 14/20) written in ink on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Some fingering. Plates all present.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1506906
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue textured cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Seven colour plates including frontis and over 50 b/w illustrations. 239 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. A couple of tiny bumps to cover edges. Spine browned and gilt on spine and front dulled. A couple of marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing to contents and text block otherwise very good.

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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1506042
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1930. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New edition. Dark yellow cloth with black titles to spine and front cover and black and red vignette to front cover. 16 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, with captioned page guards before them. Small b/w illustrations to text. 254 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Spine faded with tiny dark mark towards base. Top edges of covers and text block browned. Light browning to endapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges. All plates present and in fine condition. Contained in rare dustwrapper which is price-cut and edge worn with small chips at top of folds. Spine, folds and edges of rear panel browned. Remains of small circular labels to spine and bottom of front panel.

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