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A HISTORY OF BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by David Bland.
Stock no. 1208598
Published by Faber & Faber. 2nd 1969. Very good condition.

The Illuminated Manuscript and the Printed book. Large format. Red cloth with black title block with gilt title to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. Tipped in colour plates and b/w illustrations. 459 pages. ISBN: 0571046878. Spine slightly bumped, corners rubbed. Light brown mark to front endpaper possibly where label has been removed. Contents fine.
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FIVE CENTURIES OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Justin G. Schiller.
Stock no. 1607692
Published by Justin G. Schiller. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Oblong format. Catalogue 50. 1497-1987 A selection of two hundred important collectible children's books, manuscripts and related drawings, references and juvenilia. Colour illustrations. Light creasing to spine.
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ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES 1790 TO 1860
Written by R.V. Tooley.
Stock no. 1607691
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. A comprehensive collation of books illustrated by coloured plates and published in England between 1790 and 1860, with the exception of books on Botany and Ornithology. A definitive bibliography which represents a necessary standard work to all collectors of coloured plate books. Some scuffing to corners and top & tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge chipped with some tears and loss, and corner cut from front flap.
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A BIBLOGRAPHY OF ARCHERY
Written by Fred Lake; Hal Wright.
Stock no. 2118734
Published by The Simon Archery Foundation. 1974. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Indexed Catalogue of 5,000 articles, books, films, manuscripts, periodicals and theses on the use of the bow for hunting, war and recreation from the earliest times to the present day. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 501 pages. ISBN: 0950319902. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few marks and some edge-creasing.
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Richard Dalby. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith; Kay Nielsen; Edmund Dulac; Millicent Sowerby; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1811258
Published by Michael O'Mara books Limited. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Short biographies of more than 50 of the artists whose talents helped to create the Golden Age. Large format, green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1854790412.
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ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY OXFORD
Written by Otto Pacht; J.J.G. Alexander; B.C. Barker-Benfield.
Stock no. 2117067
Published by Bodleian Library. 1974. Very good condition.

Concordance of Bodleian shelf-marks for vols. 1-3 and addenda by B.C. Barker-Benfield. Blue cloth; no title or markings to covers. Some light fraying to cloth at cover edges; couple of corners are chipped.
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PRINTED KATE GREENAWAY A CATALOGUE RAISONNE
Written by Thomas E. Schuster; Rodney K. Engen. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1403761
Published by T.E. Schuster. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fully comprehensive reference book listing over 600 major items with hundreds of variants within each heading. Covering published books, greetings cards, periodicals, ephemera and spinoffs. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951175203. SIGNED with dedication to front endpaper. Light grubby mark to text block edge. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a little edgeworn with light fading at folds.
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THE DAY OF RECKONING
Written by Mary Clive.
Stock no. 1504025
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The author examines the day-to-day surroundings of well-to-do families in the early years of the century and lingers with affection in contemplation of the trappings of that gentler age. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 114 pages. Minimal wear to spine and corners. A little browning to lower edges of covers. Small amount of erased pencil writing on front endpaper. Rest of contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with creasing to top of spine and folds. Jacket design by H. Cowdell.
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THE ONE HUNDRED BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1503982
Published by The Sunday Times. 1958. Very good condition.

A special Sunday Times survey. Books considered to be the best for children in point of illustration, format and editing. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. A little wear to spine and corners. Staples rusting. Covers slightly grubby. Contents clean.
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WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1403445
Published by Weidenfeld. 3rd 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost 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. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn and creased. Spine is faded. Small tear to front panel is mended with tape on verso. Couple of small marks.
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AN OAK SPRING SYLVA
Written by Sandra Raphael.
Stock no. 1606221
Published by Oak Spring Garden Library; Yale University Press. 1st USA 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. A selection of the rare books on trees in the Oak Spring Garden Library, described by Sandra Raphael. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 030046529. Wrapper is creased at edges with some small closed tears.
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ENGLISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Written by Percy Muir.
Stock no. 1605864
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 4th 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A scholarly and entertaining account of the works published for children during a period of three centuries. Green cloth. Numerous b/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0713407190. Spine and corners bumped. Corner cut from front flap of wrapper which is faded to spine and edge creased.
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