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12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Large format. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Uneven fading to covers; a few other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few margin marks to pages. Plates in excellent 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.
DOGS OF EVERY DAY
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1317199
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
"These verses specially written to accompany Mr. Aldin's drawings have appeared in the pages of "Punch" from time to time". Large format. Red cloth, dark titles. 12 monochrome plates plus some b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Cream dustwrapper is slightly grubby and foxed and has a few small tears at edges.
SILVER AND GOLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Ethel F. Everett.
Stock no. 1506116
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1927. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.
Attractive white cloth with silver and gold decorations and vignette. Pictorial endpapers. Eight pretty colour plates. Full-page b/w illustrations. A book of verse for children. Spine bumped. Browning to spine and some cover edges. Cloth at top edge of rear cover slightly rippled. Covers slightly grubby. Light crease to front endpaper. Foxing to contents otherwise clean. All plates present. Dustwrapper has some edge wear with a couple of small tears, chips and creases. Loss from base of spine disguised by photocopy underneath. Clear tape repairs to tears on verso. 5 written on front panel near fold. Corners cut from flaps.
A wonderful edition of this classic poem beautifully illustrated with 20 colour tipped in plates with tissue guards. Cream cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. 11.25 x 8.75". Spine bumped, rubbed and browned. Corners bumped. Browning to board edges. Large mark (possibly damp) to rear board. Boards are generally grubby. Mark to top of text block edge. Light browning to end papers. Some foxing mainly to page edges. Plates in fine condition.
Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine and elaborate peacock and elephant design to front cover. 20 superb colour plates, tipped onto cream card with decorative border and each with a tissue-guard. Spine and corners bumped. Uneven fading to spine and boards. Dated inscription in ink to front endpaper, the imprint of which can be seen on the half-title page. Some page browning and foxing with many pages being clean. Plates are in fine condition.
Large format. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine and front cover. 30 stunning tipped-in tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on card with green decorative borders. Numerous b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some very light rubbing to covers. A few foxspots/fingermarks else contents clean. All plates present, 2 have corner creases.
12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Large format. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Small mark to top edge of front cover. A few tiny indentations to cover edges. 1 plate (and mount) detached but all plates are present and in fine condition. The detached mount has ragged edges. Some hinges are cracked/pulled showing webbing beneath. Some light foxing. Tissue-guards of plates are slightly browned and some are slightly torn.
Publishers full brown calf binding with gilt decorations/titles. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Colour and b/w mounted plates plus b/w illustrations. Very slight rubbing to cover edges. There is foxing to the contents (which affects the b/w plates but not the colour ones) but otherwise this is a lovely, bright copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Limited Deluxe edition of 765 numbered, signed copies. Vellum-style boards and vellum spine. Gilt titles and vignette. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 133 pages. 11.5 x 9.25". 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper with captioned tissue-guards. 52 drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Contains extra colour plate not in trade edition. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 76. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some foxing/browning/spotting to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents and a couple of light marks to page margins. Two of the plates have corner creases.
Large format. Cream cardwraps with red titles. 19 pages. Words by Blyton, music by Sydney Twinn. Covers are grubby, with some wear; small splits to top and tail of spine. Contents are very good - just a few odd margin marks.
Limited edition of 250 copies. White vellum spine, burgundy cloth, gilt titles. Large format. B/w and two tone illustrations. Top edge gilt. Verses to do with fox-hunting which have appeared in Punch previously . SIGNED by author and illustrator. This is copy no. 96. Vellum spine is grubby. Some foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are very nice!