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Did you know...On this day in 1859, American author Washington Irving sadly died. As well as writing short stories (e.g. Rip Van Winkle) he also wrote biographies including a five volume biography of George Washington.
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Green cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. 16 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Tiny white mark to top edge of front cover. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss and a little faded to spine.
RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving; Shirley Goulden. Illustrated by Nardini.
Stock no. 1323019
Published by W. H. Allen. 1st thus 1965. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Splendour Books series. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge rubbed. Tape marks to pastedowns and facing endpapers. Some surface paper damage to endpapers. Contents clean. Original film dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and has tape marks to flaps where it was stuck down to pastedowns of book at one time. Removal of tape has left sticky residue.
Large format. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour plates plus green and white text illustrations/surrounds. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge rubbed. Tiny booksellers sticker to front free-endpaper. Small label to verso of front free-endpaper. Pencil doodles to verso of half title-page. Contents generally clean.
Text in Danish. Limited edition. Large format, green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. Each of the 51 tipped-in colour plates are mounted on a separate sheet of heavy brown paper with captioned tissue guards. Except for the frontis, the plates are all bound together after the text. This is copy NO. 180 with prineted signature of Arthur Rackham. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Ink writing to front free-endpaper. Joints cracked. Browning to contents.
Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Rebacked with matching cloth, new cream endpapers. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Plates fine. Some browning and foxing but contents generally clean.
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.
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.
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.
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.