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BRITISH WATER-COLOUR ART
Written by Marcus B. Huish.
Stock no. 2137534
Published by Adam & Charles Black; The Fine Art Society Ltd.. 1st 1904. Good condition.

British Water-Colour Art 1804-1904 Covered by the Life of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours. A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. 3000 copies printed. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Red and gilt decorations also to spine and front cover. 60 tissue-guarded colour plates, plus 1 b/w and a folding facsimile of the address. Top edge gilt. Spine is browned with a few chips to top and tail. Damp stain along bottom edge of front cover. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Finger mark to plate page 20. Small stain to lower margin plates/pages 178-200. Rear joint is split and VERY FRAGILE - stitching is just about holding on. A reading copy.

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HAPPY ENGLAND
Written by Marcus B. Huish. Illustrated by Helen Allingham.
Stock no. 2137362
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1903. Good condition.

Dark blue cloth; gilt titles to spine and front cover. Rose design to covers. Top edge gilt. 81 colour plates. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shillings Series. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Browning to spine. Marks and some fading to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing. Guard and plate opposite page 74 slightly marked. Plate opposite page 142 also marked. Foxing throughout.

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HAPPY ENGLAND
Written by Marcus B. Huish. Illustrated by Helen Allingham.
Stock no. 2107921
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1909. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. 80 colour plates and 1 black and white portrait of author. A. & C. Black Colour Book series. Reissue in large size. Bumping to corners. Spine is faded/browned, with small split to top. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

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