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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1314202
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Limited edition of 380 numbered and signed copies. Gilt decorated vellum. 16 superb tissue-guarded mounted colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. B/w text illustrations throughout. 254 pages. SIGNED by Robinson plus and inscription in ink "To Peter & Christopher Brinsmead, with best wishes for Xmas 1944 from Granny Heath Robinson". Copy no. 213. Very faint musty smell to contents. Covers are a little soiled. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Lacking silk ties. Joints are cracked but binding still tight. Endpapers browned. Foxspots to endpapers and some page margins. Pale page browning. A nice copy of this scarce item.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1314200
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Signed limited edition of 350 copies. Printed on handmade paper and bound in white vellum, gilt. 40 superb tipped-in colour plates on dark green mounts with captioned tissue-guards. 143 pages. Large, heavy format. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 53. A few small, light marks to covers. Silk ties are missing. Foxing to textblock and to some page margins. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf.

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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 TALKING THRUSH AND OTHER TALES FROM INDIA
Written by W.H.D. Rouse; W. Crooke. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1310971
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. Collected by W. Crooke and retold by Rouse. Indian folk-tales. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers grubby and marked, red ink marks to front cover. Child's red ink writing to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, foxing to page edges. Front joint cracked. Lower corner of rear free-endpaper torn off (only a small piece).

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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2110319
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Almost very good condition.

2nd issue. Red cloth, gilt titles. Circular gilt vignette to front cover. 6 richly coloured plates mounted on green sugar-paper, plus numerous b/w illustrations (many full-page). Translated from the French by A.E. Johnson. 2nd issue. Damp marks to edges of covers. Wear to spine. Foxing to pages. Contents are very good.

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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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HUMOURS OF GOLF
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2109598
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Large format. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Book has been rebacked, with new endpapers and new green cloth spine that has gilt title; original covers laid down. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges; a little chipping. Some grubby marks to covers and partial cup ring mark to front cover. Some grubby margin marks.

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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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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1304920
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

2nd issue. Red cloth, gilt titles. Circular gilt vignette to front cover. 6 richly coloured plates mounted on green sugar-paper, plus numerous b/w illustrations (many full-page). Translated from the French by A.E. Johnson. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. 2 plates have corner creases. Some fingering to contents, mainly page margins. A couple of hinges are slightly cracked.Some light page browning and foxing to endpapers. Overall a nice copy of this scarce book.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 821391
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. 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. Corners lightly bumped & rubbed. Original blue cloth lifting slightly at spine edge on upper front cover (hard to notice). Gilt titles nice and bright. Joints expertly and neatly repaired. All colour plates present and have light unobtrusive foxing, plate facing page 112 has tiny closed tear to lower margin not affecting illustration. Neat colouring to page 7 and 35 in pencil crayon. A few hinges pulled. Some scattered foxing to contents, mainly to prelims and last few rear pages. Overall, a nice copy.

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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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THE W. HEATH ROBINSON CALENDAR
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 599110
Published by G. Delgado Ltd.. 1933. Very good condition.

Portrait format, beige card wraps with b/w illustration on front cover. One page per week with b/w cartoon and caption in Robinson's humourous style. Tied at top with red ribbon. A few grubby marks and foxspots to covers which have two small splits at top corners. Contents complete with just a few pages margins having light foxspots. A super copy of this exceptionally rare and ephemeral item.

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