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BOOKS AND THEIR HISTORY SHOWN TO THE CHILDREN
Written by R.N.D. Wilson.
Stock no. 1507329
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Shown To The Children series. Burgundy cloth, yellow titles. Pictorial onlay to front. B/w plates and text illustrations. 112 pages. Top edge cut, others untrimmed. Spine faded and bumped, slight wear to corners. Faint damp marks to covers. Name to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Some of plates have small patches of surface paper damage where they have been stuck together.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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CALDECOTT & CO. NOTES ON BOOKS & PICTURES
Written by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1506684
Published by Michael Di Capua Books; Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1st USA 1988. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. Essays of appreciation of famous authors and illustrators, including Beatrix Potter, Edward Ardizzone and Walt Disney. 214 pages. ISBN: 0374225982. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. A couple of fox spots to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with top corner cut from front flap, two old price labels to bottom of front flap. Top of front panel slightly grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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SIXPENNY WONDERFULS 6D GEMS FROM THE PAST
No author listed.
Stock no. 2122576
Published by Chatto & Windus; The Hogarth Press. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations of the front covers of books first published between 1880 and 1914. ISBN: 0701139366. Light bumping to spine.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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'THAT SORT OF BEAR' E.H. SHEPARD'S WINNIE-THE-POOH
No author listed.
Stock no. 2122574
Published by Sotheby's. 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

From the Collections of Stanley J. Seeger & Christopher Cone. Auction catalogue from 17th of December 2008. Card wraps. Colour photos. Some light wear to cover edges. Small chip to top of spine.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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OF THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATION OF BOOKS OLD AND NEW
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 2122450
Published by Bracken Books. 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reproduction of the 1896 original edition, a comprehensive guide to many facets of early work in the field and important evidence of Victorian taste and the influences with shaped it. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 243 pages. ISBN: 0946495416. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 2122426
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Describing works from the late 16th century to the present day.Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0289702038. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper is a little faded to spine.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE HISTORY OF THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK
Written by John Harthan.
Stock no. 2122411
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st thus 1997. Very good condition.

The Western Tradition. Large format. Card wraps. With 465 illustrations, 33 in colour. ISBN: 0500279462. Cover edges are a bit faded. Black pen mark to outer page edges.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE IBIS JOURNAL 5 COLOUR AND LINE
Written by Geoffrey Beare; et al.
Stock no. 2122375
Published by The Imaginative Book Illustration Society. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. This journal has articles on three very different artists working in different styles together with an essay on an exceptional series of illustrated books. Covers Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale; Alfred Walter Bayes; Gloria Gardew (colourist). ISBN: 9780953559657. Light wear to cover edges.
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A THOUSAND CAPRICIOUS CHANCES A HISTORY OF THE METHUEN LIST 1889-1989
Written by Maureen Duffy.
Stock no. 2122371
Published by Methuen London Ltd. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0413573508. Bumping to corners. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN ENGLISH
Written by Victor Watson; Elizabeth L. Keyser; Juliet Partridge; Morag Styles.
Stock no. 2122247
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This is an alphabetised reference work providing a critical and appreciative overview of children's books written in English across the world. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0521550645. SIGNED by author to front endpaper and to title page. Wrapper has some light edge-wear and scuff to rear panel.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1812721
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A personal collection of characters, some famous and others less familiar, from the world of children's fiction. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and vignette to front board. Red and white pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w plates plus b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297770373. 'Damaged' sticker to front flap of dustwrapper crossing on to the front pastedown. No obvious damage. Text block slightly browned. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
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THE IBIS JOURNAL 2
Written by Robin De Beaumont; Paul Goldman; et al. Illustrated by E.V. Boyle; Florence Upton; et al..
Stock no. 1208610
Published by The Imaginative Book Illustration Society. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

Singular Visions. White pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bibliographies and essays on book illustration. Artists inlclude E.V.B. (Eleanor Vere Boyle) and Forence Upton. ISBN: 0953559610.
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