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Oblong 8vo. Nd. Late 19th century. A good copy in thick card covers. Illustrated upper board. Gift inscription. 8 thick card pages of fine colour illustrations depicting nursery rhymes with uncoloured end-paper illustrations.
Published : Ernest Nister, London,
Illustrated by M.B. De Monvel.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A near very good copy in publisher's red cloth with white daisies on front and rear boards and blind- stamped gilt flowers and title in black on front board. 24 French children's songs with colour illustrations on each page. 47 pages.
Published : Librairie Plon, Paris 1928, First Edition
Softback. A good copy. Not price-clipped. Crease in lower cover.
Published : Beaverbrook Newspapers, London 1960,
Illustrated by Richard Doyle.
Hardback. A very good copy in pictorial covers. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 40 pages. A book of colour illustrations by Doyle accompanying poems about fairies by various authors.
Published : The British Museum Press, London 2001,
Illustrated by Madeline Hall.
Nd. c.1900. Square glazed pictorial boards. Just about good. Boards rather worn at tips and spine ends. Previous owner's name and date on title page. A little damage to two illustrations. Unpaginated but 20pp. Attractive chromolithographic illustrations. Scan on request.
Published : Ernest Nister, London, First Edition
Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Hardback. Nd. . A good copy of the second issue of the first edition (Schuster & Engen, 140(1b)). The lattice work design boards are darkened to green rather than white and are a little rubbed. "G" of "Goose" is upside-down on both front and rear boards. Olive green end-papers. Darkened pink spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 48pp. Attractive colour illustrations throughout.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London, First Edition
Illustrated by S.B. Pearse and Winifred M. Ackroyd.
Hardback. n.d. c.1930? A very good copy with pictorial front board. 4 charming colour illustrations by S.B. Pearse and black and white line drawings on each page by Winifred Ackroyd. One colour illustration has a small closed tear at foot of page. Gift inscription. Unpaginated. A tight and internally clean copy
Published : J.Coker & Co. Ltd., London,
Illustrated by Reed, E.T..
Nd. c. 1900? Oblong 4to. A near very good copy in pink cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. The upper board is darkened round the edges. All edges gilt. Bookplate. Unpaginated. A book of black and white humorous sketches.
Published : Bradbury, Agnew & Co, London, First Edition
Hardback. n.d. but early 1920's. A good plus copy in publisher's patterned cloth and endpapers. A little spine wear. Stories and poems by various authors including Walter de la Mare, G.K. Chesterton, Laurence Housman and others. 8 tipped-in colour plates by Vera Hibbert, Doris Pailthorpe, Hugh Chesterman, A.H. Watson, Harry Rountree, and W.G. Raffe. 218 pages. A nice clean copy inside.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford, First Edition
Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Boardbook for young children. N.d. A good copy with illustrated boards and green spine. 14 illustrations by Anne Anderson. Corner of boards rubbed. Small split at top of one of the pages. Unpaginated.
Published : Nelson, London, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in mottled maroon cloth. Bevelled edges. Lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and with a gilt decoration of a dog and boy on upper board. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 48 pages. 18 full-page chromolithographs. Black and white illustrations. A Victorian child's book telling of the lion, tiger, leopard, zebra etc and also domestic animals such as goat, sheep and hen.
Published : Nelson and Sons, London 1869,
Illustrated by H. Willebeek Le Mair.
4to. No date but prize inscription is dated 1934. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper (now protected) missing pieces at spine ends and with 3 inch closed tear to upper board. 28pp. 12 coloured headpiece illustrations in text plus coloured illustration on title page.
Published : Augener Ltd., London,
Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.
Hardback. A good copy with pictorial front board and red spine. Front board creased down the centre. Gift inscription on front endpaper dated January 1961. 16 full page colour illustrations. 128 pages.
Published : Ward Lock & Co.Ltd., London,
Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's white cloth with black title. Illustrated endpapers and illustrated on each page. Unpaginated. Some browning to page ends. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : British Broadcasting Corporation, London 1968, First Edition
Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's cream cloth with colour illustration pasted on front board.12 full page beautiful colour illustrations and black and white drawings by Anne Anderson. Unpaginated. While the boards are slightly grubby, internally the book is very clean indeed.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. 1920, First Edition
Illustrated by Jack Orr.
Hardback. 4to. Nd. c. 1920? A good copy in decorated paper-covered boards with cloth spine. Wear to board edges and browning to spine. Unpaginated. A book of 16 thick card pages with a nursery rhyme and attractive colour illustration on each intended for younger children.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons,
Illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright.
Nd. but previous owner's inscription is dated 1932. 4to. A good copy. Unpaginated but c.100pp. Popular nursery rhymes with colour illustrations on each page.
Published : J. Coker & Co, London,
Illustrated by Peter Spier.
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy with illustrated front board which is slightly rubbed top and foot of spine and at corners. Front and rear illustrated endpapers show a collection of flags of the American Revolution, those of its Government and its Armed Forces and those of the United States of America. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour.Good illustrated dustwrapper with some edge wear and tear which is not price-clipped.
Published : Doubleday & Company Inc., New York 1973, First Edition
Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's buff coloured boards with illustration and title in black. Black and white illustrated endpapers. 4 colour and many black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 146 pages. A nice tight clean copy.
Published : The Grant Educational Co., Ltd., London 1945, First Edition
Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
A very good copy of this Saltire Chapbook no.6. Stitched paper covers. Eight pages. Black and white illustrations by Joan Hassall.
Published : The Saltire Society, Edinburgh 1946, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in yellow boards lettered in red with red cloth spine. Some wear at board tips. Browning to page edges. Numerous amusing colour illustrations and poetry.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co, London 1896, First Edition
Illustrated by Denys Watkins-Pitchford.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. Some spotting to end-papers but generally clean. Pp.xxi,258. 15 full page plates + head and tail -pieces. This edition has a new introduction by "BB".
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1951,
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's red marled cloth with white paper label on spine. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in black and white. 119 pages. Lacks blank rear end-paper. A book of humorous verse about animals real and imaginary.
Published : Peter Davies, London 1930, First Edition
Illustrated by D.J.Watkins-Pitchford.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in silver on front board and spine which shows a little fading at the very foot. No inscriptions. 12 superb full page colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations in the text. Some light foxing to endpapers and page ends. 143 pages. Good price-clipped dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear and minor chipping. The wrapper is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hollis & Carter, London 1952, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. Nd. (1881?). A good plus copy in reddish-brown cloth with decorative upper board and lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spine. No ownership inscription. 24 colour plates.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co, London,
A very good, bright copy in grey cloth with attractively decorated spine. In a good dustwrapper which has a few smallish chips and tears. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Some end-paper foxing but generally clean internally. 109 pages. 12 tissue-guarded plates and other tinted and black and white illustrations. Decorated end-papers.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1923, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. 1909. Red cloth spine lettered in gilt shows a few smallish patches of fading. Green cloth boards with upper board lettered in red (edged in gilt). No ownership inscription and not foxed. 24 attractive full-page colour plates in very good condition. Decorated end-papers and title page. The story of a mischievous puppy. An uncommon early Aldin title. Photograph available on request.
Published : Henry Frowde and Hodder and Stoughton, London 1909, First Edition
Illustrated by Martin Hardie.
A good plus copy in publisher's blue cloth which is slightly marked on front board with title in gilt on spine. Some edge foxing but a clean copy internally. No ownership inscription. 203 pages. 50 tissue-guarded colour illustrations. Folding sketch map at rear.
Published : A. & C. Black, London 1920, First Edition
Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Nd. c.1920? A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper, now protected in a clear removable sleeve which has an illustration laid on to front cover. No ownership inscription. Edge foxing but largely clean internally. 195 pages. 14 tipped-in plates by Dulac with captioned guards. An attractive looking copy.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London,
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 6 colour illustrations including title page. 128 pages. Near very good dustwapper which has a crease and closed tear on the rear panel and is protected in a removable cover. Internally a nice clean copy.
Published : World's Work Ltd., Tadworth Surrey 1972,
Illustrated by Dugald Stewart Walker.
A good plus copy in publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt on front board. Coloured illustration (with slight scratch) laid on to front board. A little rubbing to spine ends and board tips. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Foxing mainly confined to front end-papers. With 4 full page colour illustrations and 6 black and white full page illustrations. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : William Heinemann, Ltd., London 1923, First Edition
Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Hardback. 32mo. A good plus copy in light green cloth lettered in dark green and with dark green stripes. A little foxing. No ownership inscription. 86 pages. Colour illustrations throughout by Honor C. Appleton. This is no. 20 in the Dumpy Books for Children series.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1903, First Edition
Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
Hardback. A good copy in reddish-brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. A little wear at spine ends. Would be very good but front hinges tender. Bookplate. Some foxing mainly to front end-papers. No.2787 of 3000 copies. Pp.xxxv,282 + 4pp. adverts. 16 full-page plates of which 8 are in colour. Black and white head and tail pieces. Translated out of Latin by William Adlington. Introduction by E.B. Osborn.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1923,
Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
A very good copy in publisher's yellow boards with colour illustration on front board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Ilustrations throughout mainly in black and white but with some in colour. No inscriptions. 127pages.
Published : David R. Godine, Boston 2002,
Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Hardback. 4to. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. Fine dustwrapper which is not clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000,
Hardback. Quarto. First printing of this reissue. A fine copy with illustrated front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in colour and in black and white. Unpaginated. The near very good dustwrapper has one small closed tear and creasing at foot of rear panel, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. This edition contains the complete original text and art.
Published : HarperCollins Publishers, Scranton, PA, U.S.A. 2000,
Illustrated by W. Russell Flint.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green cloth with bevelled edges, lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Top edge gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn although apparently faded on spine and front panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge and end-paper foxing but otherwise clean internally. Pp.[xii],67. 10 tissue-guarded tipped-in colour plates. A nice copy.
Published : Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society, London 1910,
Illustrated by Joseph Wolf.
A very good copy in a green half-leather binding with five raised bands to spine. Lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Marbled boards and end-papers. All edges gilt. Attractive bookplate. Ownership inscription on end-paper. Pp.xvi,320. Engraved extra title page +12 full-page engravings. Generally a quite clean copy although two of the plates are quite badly foxed. Photograph available on request.
Published : Nattali and Bond, London 1855,
Hardback. 4to. Nd. c.1860. First edition? A near very good copy in the original orange cloth which is elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. The spine is darkened but the lettering is readable. All edges gilt. New end-papers. Two ownership inscriptions, the earlier of which is dated 1860. Unpaginated. 40 lithographic plates, showing scenes from life in British India, all of which are tissue-guarded other than the title page. Some foxing mainly to early pages and to edges of some plates. A humorous account of life in a Bengal "station" in the middle of the 19th century. A decent copy. Photographs on request.
Published : Day & Son, London,
Illustrated by C. E. Brock.
Hardback. Nd. Early 1900's? A very good copy in light green cloth elaborately decorated in gilt on upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.v,396. Frontispiece and 14 colour illustrations.
Published : J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London,
Illustrated by Walter R, POaton, R.S.A. Sam Bough,A.R.S.A. W.F.Vallance and Other Artists.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with illustration and title in gilt on front board and with gilt logo of Mr. Gibb's School Picardy Place on rear board. Some wear to board tips. All edges gilt. Prize label on front fixed end-paper. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Fine illustrations in black and white with accompanying text and poetry. The book was intended as a souvenir of Scotland. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : T. And A. Constable at Edinburgh University Press for the Author, Edinburgh 1873, First Edition
24mo. Nd but 1902. Green cloth lettered in red on upper board and in red and black on spine. Illustration of little black Quibba eating a mango on upper board. Rubbing to edges of board and spine. Internally very good. Smallish Hamley's label on front fixed end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy. 143 pages. Text on one side of each page with colour illustration on other side. Photograph on request.
Published : James Nisbet & Co, London, First Edition
Illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.
Hardback. N.d. c.1940? A very good copy in publisher's light brown chequered boards, title in brown on front board and on spine and with pictorial onlay on front board. Illustrated endpapers. 24 colour plates. Unpaginated. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which although clipped at foot of inner flap has been stamped 2/- net and is protected in a removable cover. A lovely clean copy.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd,., London,
Hardback. Nd. A very good copy of an early edition. Pictorial onlay to upper board which has a "chess-board" design and is lettered in black. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pictorial end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Attractive colour illustrations + black and white frontispiece.
Published : Blackie & Son, London,
Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood.
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in black. In a good dustwrapper which has fairly minor chipping and edge tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 61 pages + 3pp publisher's adverts + 1 page "To the Grown-up Reader." Colour illustrations on each right-hand page. This is No. 2 of the "Nursery" series, described as "dainty little volumes for the 3-5 year-olds, with a picture at every opening. A first step towards friendship with children of other races."
Published : Edinburgh House Press, London 1933,
Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. 157 pages. Numerous attractive colour illustrations.
Published : Pavilion Books, London 1988,
Illustrated by Max Beerbohm.
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in publisher's tan cloth with title in gilt on spine, which is faded. Previous owner's bookplate on front fixed end-paper. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and 49 black and white plates (one of which has a closed tear). A book of captioned drawings divided into three sections: "Tales of Three Nations" (England, France and Germany);"Various Persons and Ideas"; and "Studies in the Eighteen-Seventies."
Published : William Heinemann Ltd, London 1923, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A little wear to board tips and foot of spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Illustrated in colour throughout.
Published : Jonathan Cape Ltd., London 1991,
Illustrated by Michael Hague.
4to. A very good copy in illustrated boards. No inscriptions. Deep blue endpapers. Colour illustrations on each page. 112 pages. Good dustwrapper which has a closed edge tear. The wrapper is now protected in a removable sleeve. Descibed as "the perfect companion to William J. Bennett's Number-one best seller The Book of Virtues."
Published : Simon & Schuster, New York 1995, First Edition
Illustrated by Nerman.
Hardback. 4to. Overall a good copy in the original boards. These show wear to the edges, some dye from the red cloth spine has leeched onto the lower board and the lower board has a five inch crack (and a small corner crack) although these are fairly superficial and do not affect the book internally. There is also a four inch crack to the front fixed end-paper although this is not very obvious externally. Gift inscription from 1937 on front fixed end-paper. Pictorial front cover. Internally the book is very good. 37 pages. Title page vignette and seven full-page black and white illustrations by Swedish artist, Einar Nerman. Foreword by Alec Waugh. Scarce. Photographs on request.
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1929, First Edition
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