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Lear Edward - Nonsense Botany and Nonsense Alphabets Etc. Etc.

Hardback. A good plus copy in brown cloth with highly decorated upper board. Some wear to board tips and spine ends. Closed one inch tear in cloth at join of spine and upper board. New end-papers. Very little foxing and no ownership inscription. 142 pages. Illustrated in black and white throughout and with some text and nonsense verses.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co, London 1888, Fourth Edition
£60.00

Lear Edward - The Book of Nonsense To Which is Added More Nonsense

Illustrated by Edward Lear.
Hardback. Oblong 4to. Undated but gift inscription on front end-paper is dated 1927. A near very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title and illustrations in black on front board and title in gilt on spine. Some rubbing to board tips. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Frederick Warne, London,
£40.00

Lear Edward - The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple and the Story of the Four Little Children Who Went Round the World

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Unpaginated but about 50 pages. Two short stories by Lear with their original illustrations by him.
Published : Arthur Barker, London 1968, First Edition Thus
£6.00

Lear Edward - The Pelican Chorus and Other Nonsense Verses

Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Nd. c. 1905? A good plus copy in red boards with white cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to upper board. Unpaginated. Approx.100pp. Profusely illustrated including colour. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : Frederick Warne, London,
£15.00

Lecky S. & E. - Busy Little Bairns

Illustrated by Fred Lip.
Hardback. N.d. 1890's?. A very good copy with pictorial front board. 8 full-page chromolithographs plus black and white illustrations. A little browning to pages and boards showing minor signs of edgewear. No inscriptions and binding is tight. A nice copy with lovely illustrations..
Published : Birn Brothers, London, First Edition
£45.00

Leech John - Portraits of Children of the Mobility Drawn from Nature

Hardback. Small folio. A near very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title and illustration in gilt on front board. No inscriptions. Corners rubbed as is spine at top and bottom. Endpapers browned and rusted staples showing on front endpaper. Frontispiece, "armorial bearings" and 6 charming drawings with texts on opposite pages. Facsinile letter from John Ruskin. This is a reproduction of the 1841 edition.
Published : Richard Bentley & Son, London 1875,
£35.00

Leighton John M. - Select Views on the River Clyde. Engraved By Joseph Swan, From Drawings By J. Fleming. With Historical and Descriptive Illustrations

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a dark blue leather binding decorated in blind and lettered in gilt on the spine. Moderate rubbing to board tips and spine ends and edges. Marbled edges and end-papers. 168 pages of text + preface, index etc. Engraved title-page vignette and 42 engraved, tissue-guarded plates (which are generally very clean). Photographs available on request.
Published : Glasgow: Joseph Swan, Engraver. London: Moon, Boys & Graves, Printsellers to the King 1830, First Edition
£420.00

Leighton Mrs. (Translator) - The Sweet and Touching Tale of Fleur & Blanchefleur

Illustrated by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth with title in dark blue on front board and on spine. Dark blue illustration on front board. No inscriptions. One or two spots of fore-edge foxing. Profusely illustrated in colour. 61 pages with 2 page catalogue at rear. Good illustrated dustwrapper which has one small edge chip and a long closed tear on the front panel which has been partly sellotaped externally by a previous owner. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleve.. Internally a nice clean copy. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : Daniel O'Connor, London 1922, First Edition
£40.00

Lines, Kathleen (Editor) - Jack and the Beanstalk

Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in pictorial boards. In a very good dustwrapper which is a little frayed at the top of the spine. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected in a clear, rmovable sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Some "bubbling" to front fixed end-paper. 127 pages. Attractive colour illustrations throughout. Ten nursery stories. "--a distinguished editor and gifted artist have united their talents in a book that will long be treasured."
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1960, First Edition Thus
£25.00

Lister Gladys - Tubby the Little Round Bear

Illustrated by Gladys Lister.
Card Covers. N.d. A good plus copy with illustrated boards which are slightly marked in crayon. Top righthand corner of front board has a very tiny piece missing. N.d. but gift inscription SIGNED by Gladys Lister dated 1951. Profusely illustrated. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover. This is a charming story about three koala bears - The Mother Bear, the Father Bear and the Baby Bear.
Published : Leafy Books, Sydney Australia, First Edition
£25.00

Locke William J. - The Beloved Vagabond

Illustrated by Jean Dulac.
A very good copy in fawn cloth lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in green on upper board. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 267 pages + adverts. 16 coloured illustrations. Black and white illustrations in text. A nice copy.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1922, First Edition Thus
£10.00

Longus (Translated By George Thornley) - Daphnis & Chloe

Illustrated by John Austen.
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in cream cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little darkened. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 200 pages. 12 full-page colour illustrations. 4 full-page black and white illustrations. Head-pieces.
Published : Geoffrey Bles, London 1925, First Edition Thus
£65.00

Lord Byron and Charles Heath - Illustrations to the Works of Lord Byron

Hardback. 4to. Nd. 1830's? A good copy overall in a worn half-leather binding. Title-piece chipped and loose. Some foxing although most plates are clean. Unpaginated. "The Drawings by Chalon, Leslie, Harding, Herbert, Meadows, Stephanoff, E. Corbould, Fanny Corbaux, Jenkins & Westall. Engraved under the Superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath." Frontispiece, engraved title page and 34 steel-engraved plates with poem by Byron opposite each plate.
Published : A. Fullarton & Co, London,
£50.00

Lucas E. V. - Playtime & Company: A Book for Children

Illustrated by E. H. Shepard.
Hardback. A very good copy in grey paper-covered boards with light blue cloth spine. Title-piece on upper board. In a very good, complete and untorn dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. This is no 87 of 100 copies on hand-made paper and is signed by both author and illustrator. 95 pages. Unopened. Pen and ink illustrations throughout. A nice copy. Photographs available on request.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1925, Signed Limited Edition
£420.00

Lucas E.V. - The Slowcoach: A Story of Roadside Adventure

Illustrated by M. V. Wheelhouse.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with illustration in green and black and title in black on front board and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. All 16 colour plates are present although mostly at a page other than the page indicated. Two maps. No inscriptions. 284 pages plus 12 page publisher's catalogue. Very good scarce illustrated dustwrapper, which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Wells Gardner Darton & Co., London 1910, First Edition
£70.00

MacDonald Greville - The Magic Crook or the Stolen Baby : A Fairy Story

Illustrated by Arthur Hughes.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in white. The lettering and decoration are quite clear and fresh.Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Foxing to early and late pages. 273pp + 2pp publisher's adverts. Black and white illustrations.
Published : The Vineyard Press; A.C Fifield, London 1911, First Edition
£45.00

MacFall Haldane - Aubrey Beardsley the Man and His Work

4to. A good copy in green cloth. Boards a bit marked but a very good clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or foxing. Pp.xiv,109. Frontispiece and ten illustrations + title page and tail -piece illustrations.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1928, First Edition
£22.00

Macgregor Mary - Stories from the Ballads Told to the Children

Illustrated by Katharine Cameron.
Hardback. N.d. circa 1910. 16mo. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with illustration and title in black on front board. Spine faded and rubbed. 8 colour illustrations including frontis. No inscriptions. Tiny piece missing at edge of last illustration. 115 pages. A charming little book illustrated by this Scottish illustrator
Published : T.C. & E.C. Jack, London, First Edition
£18.00

Mack Robert Ellice - All Round the Clock

Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Hardback. Nd. but gift inscription on front end-paper is dated 1886. Externally very good with decorated upper board. Internally good only because of some spotting and because some of the fine chromolithographs have suffered minor damage from adhesion. 64 pages. Lithographed and printed by Ernest Nister. Charming illustrations.
Published : Griffith Farran & Co, London,
£32.00

Mackenzie Compton & Marlowe Mabel - The Unpleasant Visitors & Posset's Toby Jug

Illustrated by Watson A.H & Dunn S..
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with coloured illustration by A.H. Watson pasted on front board. Many black and white illustrations. 32 pages. Contents clean. Protected in a removable cover. Mackenzie wrote "The Unpleasant Visitors" and Marlowe wrote "Posset's Toby Jug".
Published : Basil Blackwell, Oxford, First Edition
£15.00

Mansbridge Arthur - Millicent Mouse and Her Funny Wee House

Illustrated by Jessie May Ellerby.
Hardback. A near very good copy apart from cloth starting to tear at join between spine and front board but protected in removable cover. Buff coloured boards with colour illustration pasted on front board with tiny fraction missing top lefthand corner. 8 coloured and many black and white illustrations. Illustrated endpapers.Unpaginated. No inscriptions. A really nice clean tight copy internally.
Published : Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., London 1927, First Edition
£85.00

Marceau Marcel - The Story of Bip

Illustrated by Marceau Marcel.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy with illustrated front and rear boards. Illustrations on each page, mainly in colour. No ownership inscriiption. Unpaginated .Very good dustwrapper, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. A nice clean copy
Published : New English Library, London 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Marzials Ada M. - The Bowl of Mist and Other Stories

Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Small 8vo. A good copy in pictorial covers. Some fore-edge foxing. 56 pages. Four colour plates by Honor Appleton. Black and white illustrations. Four short stories.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1928, First Edition
£14.00

Masefield John - The Country Scene

Illustrated by Edward Seago.
Hardback. Folio. A very good copy. In a fair to good dustwrapper which has a smallish chip at top of spine leaving the lettering almost intact and a larger piece missing (approx. 4.5 inches x I inch) at the foot of the front panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A little, mainly edge and end-paper, foxing but internally the plates are clean. 98 pages + 42 tissue-guarded, colour plates. Poems by Masefield with accompanying plates by Seago.
Published : Collins, London 1937, First Edition
£145.00

Maurois Andre - The Country of Thirty Six Thousand Wishes

Illustrated by D'Adrienne Segur.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in cream cloth with brown cloth spine. Decorated on upper board. In a fairdustwrapper which has pieces missing from the rear panel and at the foot of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge and a little end-paper foxing. Pp.[x],59. Frontispiece and 10 full-page colour illustrations. Smaller black and white illustrations. A little girl makes a trip to a land where every child's wish comes true. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1930, First Edition
£40.00

May Phil - Gutter-Snipes

4to. Generally a very good copy but just a little loose in early pages. Dark green cloth boards lettered in gilt and with gilt illustration on upper board.No. 514 of 1050 copies. 54 pen and ink sketches.
Published : Leadenhall Press, London 1896, First Edition
£50.00

Mayne William - A Year and a Day

Illustrated by Krystyna Turska.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Black and white illustrations throughout. 96 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1976, First Edition
£12.00

McLean, Ruari - Victorian Publishers' Book-Bindings in Paper

Hardback. Large 4to. A near fine copy in a very good glassine wrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 112 pages.200 illustrations with over half in colour. The author "shows, by illustration, some of the attractive ways in which paper was used as the main surface on publishers' bindings between 1800 and 1900."
Published : Gordon Fraser, London 1983, First Edition
£24.00

Milne A.A. - A Gallery of Children

Illustrated by "Saida" (H. Willebeek Le Mair).
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt with gilt decoration to spine and pictorial onlay to upper board. In a near very good dustwrapper with fairly minor closed edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing and just a little internal foxing. 105 pages. 12 attractive full-page colour illustrations by H. Willebeek le Mair. Short stories for children. Photographs available on request.
Published : Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., London 1925, First Edition
£240.00

Milne A.A. - When We Were Very Young

Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.
A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. In a reasonable but rather soiled dustwrapper on which a child has written his name twice in ink. No internal ownership inscription. Pp.x,100.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1929, Nineteenth Edition
£22.00

Milne A.A. - Year In, Year Out

Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Hardback. A good copy overall in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. There is considerable damp-mottling to the boards. Internally very good. No inscriptions. Vignettes by Ernest Shepard. 215 pages. Very good dustwrapper with illustration of author by Kari Soumalainen on the rear panel. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.,
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1952, First Edition
£20.00

Milner Bob - Doodles at Dog Shows

A very good copy in ring-bound card covers with decorated front cover. Undated but fairly recent. Unpaginated, about 100 pages. Amusing, captioned, sketches of dogs made at dog shows on right hand pages with blank left-hand pages. Described, in a short forward, as "a spontaneous record of some of my thoughts and feelings, as I have spent time at dog shows".
Published : Elliott Kaufmann,
£10.00

Milton John - Comus: A Mask ----edited from the Edition of 1645 and the Autograph Manuscript with a Preface By Darrell Figgis

Illustrated by William Blake.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in gilt-decorated black cloth. In a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. Good slip-case which shows some wear to the edges. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's small ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. Limited edition of 300 copies. Pp.xxiii,[1],35,[1]. 8 plates by William Blake. A nice copy.
Published : Published for the Julian Editions By Ernest Benn Ltd, London 1926,
£70.00

Mitford Mary Russell - Our Village

Hardback. A very good copy of the first Brock edition in the de luxe vellum binding which is elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. Red silk page marker present. Pp.xv,309. 25 coloured illustrations by C. E. Brock.
Published : J. M. Dent & Co, London 1904,
£85.00

Moir D.M. - The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith

Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Nd. c. 1900? A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Not foxed. Ownership inscription. Pp.x,230. 8 illustrations by George Cruikshank.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh, Reprint
£8.00

Monckton Ella - Tim Minds the Shop

Illustrated by Patricia Turner.
Hardback. A very good copy with illustrated boards . Title in red on front board and in black on spine. No inscriptions. Eight full page colour illustrations including frontispiece + smaller colour illustrations. 43 pages. Near very good illustrated dustwrapper which has minor chips at top and foot of spine, is not price-clipped and is protected in as removable cover.
Published : F. Warne & Co. Ltd, London 1957, First Edition
£18.00

Moncrieff A. R. Hope - The Heart of Scotland

Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with colour illustration and title in gilt on front board and on spine. Tiny closed tears in cloth at top of spine. Top edge gilt. Small gift inscription on blank free endpaper. Some edge and end-paper foxing but otherwise clean internally. 24 colour plates. Fold out map at rear. 206 pages + 2 page publisher's catalogue. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1909, First Edition
£40.00

Morley Charles - Peter a Cat O' One Tail his Life and Adventures

Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in black and with an illustration of an ill Peter on the upper board by Louis Wain. Top edge gilt. Gift inscription dated Christmas 1891 on the front end-paper. 88 pages. Numerous small or smallish illustrations throughout. Peter was Louis Wain's own cat and the author, Charles Morley, is described as "a pal of Peter's." Photographs available on request.
Published : Pall Mall Gazette Office, London 1892, First Edition
£480.00

Morpurgo Michael - The Mozart Question

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's illustrated boards. Profusely illustrated in colour. No inscriptions. Illustrated coloured endpapers. 76 pages. Very good illustrated dustjacket which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Walker Books, London 2007, First Edition Thus
£9.00

Morpurgo, Michael - The Last Wolf

Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but with some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. 92 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout by Michael Foreman.
Published : Doubleday, London 2002, First Edition
£12.00

Morris William and Cockerell S.C. - A Note By William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press Together with a Short History and Description of the Press By S.C. Cockerell Reprinted for Philo-Biblon to Celebrate the Centenary of the Birth of William Morris 1834:1934

Quarto. A very good copy in marbled boards with a leather spine. Some rubbing to spine but lettering clear. A clean copy apart from a small ownership inscription. 32pp. Frontispiece of William Morris by John Farleigh. Attractive woodcuts.
Published : London County Council Central School of Arts and Crafts, London 1934, Large Paper Edition Second Printing
£90.00

Morris, Richard - Flora Conspicua ; A Selection of the Most Ornamental Flowering, Hardy, Exotic and Indigenous Trees, Shrubs, and Herbaceous Plants, for Embellishing Flower-gardens and Pleaseure-grounds. Drawn and Engraved from Living Specimens By William Clark

Hardback. 8vo. An attractive copy in a contemporary half morocco binding lettered and attractively decorated in gilt on spine. Marbled end-papers. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Unpaginated. With 59 of 60 beautiful hand-coloured engraved plates (1 double page) by William Clark, each with accompanying text. Index. The plates are clean and, with very minor exceptions, free of foxing. First issued in Parts each plate, with a very few exceptions, contains a date (either 1825 or 1826) and publisher (most often Smith Elder & Co or Longmans & Co) at the foot. This copy is lacking one plate (Plate 37) but the quality of the engravings is some of the best ever achieved in Britain. In "Great Flower Books 1700-1900, Sacheverell Sitwell describes this as "a rare and lovely botanical work." Photographs available on request.
Published : Thomas Griffiths, London 1830,
£1,450.00

Mrs. Molesworth - The February Boys: a Story for Children

Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth with Attwell decorations on the upper board and on the spine. Child's ownership inscription (dated Xmas 1909). Some, mainly fore-edge, foxing. 266 pages + 48pp illustrated adverts. 8 attractive colour plates by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Published : W & R Chambers, London 1909, First Edition Thus
£40.00

Mund E.D. - Reisen Und Abenteuer des Freiherrn Von Munchhausen Wie Er Dieselben im Kreise Seiner Freunde Selbst Zu Erzahlen Pflegte. Fur Die Jugend Bearbeitet

Hardback. 4to. Nd. Perhaps 1920's. A very good copy with pictorial onlay to upper board. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.viii,98 + 2pp adverts. 6 full-page colour plates and many black and white illustrations. Text in German. Baron Von Munchhausen adapted for children.
Published : Loewes Verlag Ferdinand Carl, Stuttgart,
£20.00

Murphy John Stewart - Canals How They Were Built

Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Hardback.A very good copy with illustrated boards. llustrated endpapers. No inscriptions. Many brown, black and white illustrations in text. 32 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped (original price 10/6d net) and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1961, First Edition
£35.00