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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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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1405141
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Dark yellow cloth with black titles to spine and front cover and black and blue vignette to front cover. 16 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, with captioned page guards before them. Small b/w illustrations to text. 254 pages. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Couple of marks to covers. Both joints and some hinges are cracked. Foxing especially to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Contents otherwise clean. Plates all present and in very good condition. Contained in a slip case in very good condition.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1315250
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 bumped. Some very light rubbing to covers. A few foxspots/fingermarks else contents clean. All plates present, 2 have corner creases.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1504631
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Top edge blue. Seven colour plates including frontis plus numerous b/w illustrations. 239 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened with a couple of nicks to cloth on top edge. Bump to lower edge of front cover. Covers have some scuffing causing light patches, darkening to some edges. Completed bookplate to front endpaper. A few hinges cracked, some showing webbing beneath. Light browing to endpapers. Contents very good, just an odd mark. All colour plates present, two are partially detached.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1314305
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. circa 1932. Very good condition in a almost very 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". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Heavy foxing otherwise contents clean. Plates present and in fine condition. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and corners with tape reinforcement to verso of top of spine.

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