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RIP VAN WINKLE THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by George Ross.
Stock no. 2132830
Published by Easton Press. Circa 2002. Fine condition.
Black leather binding with raised bands to spine; gilt title to spine, with other gilt decorations to covers and spine. Silk endpapers and bookmark. All edges gilt. Published originally as 'The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Collector's Edition. B/w illustrations. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Covers slightly rubbed. Some surface paper loss to the pictorial onlay to front cover. Front joint cracked. Foxing to contents.
Brown cloth. Large pictorial onlay to front. Blue pictorial endpapers. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some light corner creasing. All plates present. A few margin marks.
Two short stories in one volume. 3 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown card plus b/w text illustrations. Small format. Brown boards with onlay to front. Some chipping/splits to spine. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. All 3 tipped-in colour plates are present.
Cream/yellow boards with black titles and small image to front board. Stories We Love Series. 4 Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 63 Pages. Heavy foxing to rear cover. Brown stains to front cover. Heavy wear to corners and spine. Top half - one inch of spine is MISSING. Some other chipping to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to pages. All colour plates present. A few page corners are chipped off. Contents are still generally very good.
Brown cloth. Gilt title to spine. Large pictorial onlay to front. Blue pictorial endpapers. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Front board a little marked and pictorial onlay scuffed. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. All plates present with some pale foxing to margins. One hinge pulled.
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Frontis and 50 superb colour plates, tissue-guarded and mounted on green card at rear of book. 62 text pages. Green cloth, green titles and vignette to front cover. Spine bumped, worn and browned with small splits to the cloth. Top corners badly bumped with top rear corner almost split. Bumping to bottom corners. Bottom board edges bumped and rubbed. Covers a little grubby. Book plate to front pastedown. Browning to front endpapers and some of the mounts for the plates. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some hinges are cracked. Some fingering. Creasing to a couple of plates. Top of book is bowed.
Frontis and 50 superb colour plates, tissue-guarded and mounted on green card at rear of book, one pair of plates are on facing pages. 62 text pages. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Damp marking to top of spine and along edges of front and rear covers out from that. Browning to endpapers, pastedowns and page edges/margins of green pages. Light foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; a little loss; some grubby marks and foxspots.
Cheaper issue with 24 colour plates (with tissue guards) and b/w text illustrations. New impression. Brown boards, dark brown titles and cobweb design to front, brown title to spine. Green illustration to endpapers. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing throughout, although heaviest to prelims, last pages and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some foxing and scuffing; creased with some closed tears and chips; a little loss to corners.
Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine is MISSING - just stitching showing through and keeping binding together. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Tipped-in colour plates are in excellent order. Binding is becoming weak. A reading copy.
Blue pictorial paper boards. Spiral bound. Move the tabs and watch the characters move. Colour & b/w illustrations. Corners and cover edges worn, some scuffing and foxing. Neat name to front pastedown. Tab from first moveable has been torn off but still works. Tabs to all moveables are creased. Finally moveable is broken. A few pages have small tears or creasing to margin of bottom edge. A few fingermarks but generally clean.
Full leather binding with gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Ribbon ties weaved into binding of covers. 50 colour plates; tipped-in. Heavy, hand-made paper. Text is in Dutch. A lovely edition! Limited edition to 325 copies. 8" split to top of spine next to front cover. 3-4" split to base of spine on rear side of covers. Bumping and wear to corners and spine. A little chipping along cover edges. Original ribbon ties are still present on binding - one to bottom of front cover has partly torn off, so can not be tied to ribbon on rear cover; original piece of torn of ribbon still present inside, but detached. A few marks to covers. Looks like repair work has been professionally done at some point; new overlap edges have been very neatly added, so protecting more original corners. The book also appears to have new endpapers. Some foxing to outer page edges and a few to some pages internally. Some creasing to uncut page edges. All plates are present and in excellent condition!