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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312289
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format, 9.75 x 7.5". Blue cloth, gilt titles and green decorations. 16 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some hinges cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxspots else contents clean. All plates present and in fine condition. Dustwrapper has slight loss to top and tail of spine (and a slightly larger section of loss to top of front panel beside spine edge. Very scarce in dustwrapper.

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THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE AND OTHER POEMS
Written by William Morris. Illustrated by Jessie M. King.
Stock no. 1208008
Published by John Lane; The Bodley Head. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles, borders and decoration. B/w illustrations. 310 pages. Small grubby mark to front endpaper. Spine faded. Front endpaper missing.

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GUTO'R GLYN
Written by R. Gerallt Jones. Illustrated by Nicholas Parry.
Stock no. 2111306
Published by Tern Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

The Poets of the Princes Series, Volume I. Edited and translated by Jones. Brown leather spine. Limited edition to 100 copies, printed on hand-made paper. With etchings by Parry. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped, with light wear. This is copy no. 56. SIGNED by translator and illustrator. A few margin marks. Page edges are uncut.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1309776
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Deluxe, limited to 500 copies. Large format (32 x 26cm). White vellum binding with gilt titles and vignettes. 30 lovely tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream card with green decorative borders and captioned paper guards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 304. Spine and corners are slightly bumped and slightly grubby. Ties missing. Name plate to front pastedown. There is slight bookworm or silverfish damage to the front endpaper and some slight foxing to contents but generally a very nice copy.

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TEN SONGS FROM CHILD WHISPERS
Written by Enid Blyton; Sydney Twinn.
Stock no. 1309487
Published by J. Saville & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Very good condition.

Large format. Cream cardwraps with red titles. 19 pages. Words by Blyton, music by Sydney Twinn. Name and date in ink to top margin of front cover. Light foxing to covers. Faint imprint mark to rear cover (possibly caused by being stored beside a spiral bound book). Staples are very rusted causing brown marks to the pages but contents are still at this time tightly bound. Some light fingermarks to pages but otherwise clean.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2105952
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good 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 are bumped and worn. Some fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. A few marks and scuffs to covers. Some foxing and light browning to pages.

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BERKSHIRE VALE
Written by Wilfrid Howe-Nurse. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1302874
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Limited to 250 copies signed by the author and artist. Poems about Berkshire. Very large format (15.5 x 11.25"). Cream cloth with gilt title to front cover. 42 pages. Lovely tinted illustrations. SIGNED by the author and the artist. Copy no. 188. Spine and corners are slightly bumped. Cream covers are ever so slightly grubby (hardly noticeable). Foxing throughout else contents clean.

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POEMS OF PASSION AND PLEASURE
Written by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Illustrated by Dudley Tennant.
Stock no. 1302412
Published by Gay & Hancock. circa 1912. Very good condition.

Limited edition of 500 copies. 20 splendid tipped-in colour plates, reminiscent of Charles Robinson. Each plate has a captioned tissue guard. 267 pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Full vellum binding with gilt titles and decoration. Large, heavy format. SIGNED by Wilcox and Tennant to limitation page, this is copy no. 178. Cover edges and spine are just a little grubby. Silk ties are missing. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Untrimmed page edges are dusty and there is some very light fingering otherwise contents are clean. 1 plate has a very light crease to a lower corner, all others present and fine condition.

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MAGDALEN POETS
Written by Robert Macfarlane.
Stock no. 1001262
Published by Magdalen College. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

Five Centuries of Poetry from Magdalen College Oxford.Limited to 250 copies. Black cloth, gilt titles. ISBN: 0951374761. Book: Mint except for name in ink to front endpaper.

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DRAMATIS PERSONAE AND DRAMATIC ROMANCES & LYRICS
Written by Robert Browning. Illustrated by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Stock no. 385347
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1909. Very good condition.

Limited edition of 260 copies (of which 250 are for sale). White vellum binding with gilt titles and vignette. 246 pages. 10 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of marks to rear cover. Foxing and pale page browning to contents else clean.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 382540
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1909. Very good condition.

Autograph Edition De Luxe, Limited to 50 copies. Large format (32 x 26cm). Bound in attractive brown leather with gilt titles, vignettes and borders. 30 lovely tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream card with green decorative borders and captioned paper guards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. This is copy no. 22, SIGNED by the author. Corners are slightly worn and covers a little edge rubbed. Spine has been professionally rebacked retaining the original spine piece (which is worn). A few light fingermarks and tiny foxspots else contents clean. A very nice copy of a handsome and very scarce book.

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NETLEY ABBEY
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Ernest M. Jessop.
Stock no. 594409
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1889. Very good condition.

Large format. 15 x 11". Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Story in verse. Address label to front endpaper. Joints very slightly cracked else contents fine. Corners worn. Boards lightly rubbed.

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