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Dark blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Red and grey decorations. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Cloth scuffed. Rear free-endpaper has been removed, front free-endpaper has possibly been replaced. Heavy foxing to first few and last few pages. Grubby fingermarks to contents.
WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1318963
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. SIGNED by artist to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.
Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers. Blue cloth, red title label to spine. B/w text illustrations. 384 pages Spine & corners lightly bumped. Light browning to text block. A few foxspots to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with some edge-chipping and is grubby.
Red cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine and front cover. 18 b/w plates. 331 pages. Top edge gilt. Stain to front cover. Small writing in ink to front cover. Corners and spine are bumped, with wear. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper is MISSING. Joints are cracked. Some foxing and browning. Pencil annotations to some margins. Two plates are detached, but loosely inserted; have some edge-chipping/creasing. A reading copy.
Red embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped some darkening to front cover edges (2" at fore-edge). Foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.
Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small line indentation to top of front cover. Looks like an unsuccessful attempt has been made to clean the covers which are now part shiny/part matt and unevenly coloured and marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Frontis and one other plate MISSING, a few have small ink spots to them. Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.
Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at top and some loss of cloth from bottom edge. Heavy bumping to top corners, lower corners lightly bumped. Covers are grubby, front cover marked, rear cover scuffed. Gilt dulled on spine. Front joint badly cracked between front endpaper and following page, holding by binding threads. Top set of threads pulled affecting first couple of gatherings. Rear joint cracked showing webbing, one hinge cracked. Endpapers browned and lightly foxed, rear are also grubby, verso of front endpaper has splash marks and partial footprint. Tiny bookseller's label to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present, tissue guard to frontis heavily foxed.
SUNNY LAND STORIES
Written by Olive Molesworth; Clifton Bingham; M.A. Hoyer; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 1316195
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1922. Very good condition.
No. 4321. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Pretty full-page colour (chromolithograph) plates and b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers edge rubbed, rear cover lightly scratched. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper which is visible to front of endpaper. Light page browning and fingering. One of the b/w illustrations has been neatly coloured in.
STORIES FOR ALL TIMES
Written by Sheila E. Braine; Evelyn Everett-Green; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; Rosa C. Petherick; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1505700
Published by Nister & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.
No. 5081. Chunky format (4cm thick). Red cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl whispering in boy's ear. First story is "Peace With Honour" by Geraldine Glasgow. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations (including one Wain cat plate accompanying a verse called "All Afloat" by Clifton Bingham. Reprint, no date. Minimal bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Contents lightly browned with some foxing and an odd mark. One hinge cracked.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE AND OTHER STORIES
Written by E. Nesbit; William Shakespeare; Hugh Chesson. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; M. Bowley.
Stock no. 1405077
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Beige pictorial boards with circular onlay to front board. Brown titles. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 64 pages plus 4 page booklist to rear. 6.5" x 4.25". Contains: The Merchant of Venice, Timon of Athens & The Comedy of Errors told in story form. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned. Covers a bit grubby. Couple of hinges are pulled. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges. A few margin marks otherwise contents are clean.
HOURS IN MANY LANDS
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Clifton Bingham; E. Nesbit; Anthony Guest; et al. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; J. Pauline Sunter; Alick P. Ritchie; et al..
Stock no. 1505554
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. circa 1895. Slightly better than good condition.
Pretty pictorial front cover shows two girls by clock, brown cloth spine. 12 bBeautiful chromolithos of girls from different lands by Brundage plus other b/w illustrations. 10 x 7.5". 97 pages. Edited by Vredenburg. No. 1113. Spine bumped, stain near centre. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover is slightly scuffed and has some rippling, some small scratches and marks to covers. Front joint starting to crack from bottom, a couple of hinges cracked. Large prize plate to front endpaper awarded for prize in Raphael Tuck and Sons Amateurs Literary and Painting Competition. Some browning to endpapers. Dark brown stain approx. 1.5 x 1" affects 6 pages at end of book, including one illustration. A few other marks to contents but generally they are clean. All plates present.
NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL FOR 1903
Written by Alfred J. Fuller; E. Nesbit; George Manville Fenn; Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; K Street.
Stock no. 1404912
Published by Ernest Nister. 1903. Slightly better than good condition.
Pictorial boards front showing children on stepping stones through stream. Six chromolithograph plates, packed full of b/w text illustraitons. First story 'Our pantomime' by L.L. Weedon Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed and rubbed. Some scratches to boards. Covers generally grubby. Joints and some hinges cracked. Frontis is partially detached at the top and has a small tear. One plate is detached but present. Another two plates are partially detached. Erased inscription to box on front pastedown. Endpapers and page edges are browned. Some foxing and fingering.