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MEDIEVAL LIBRARIES OF GREAT BRITAIN A LIST OF SURVIVING BOOKS
Written by N.R. Ker.
Stock no. 2132612
Published by The Royal Historical Society. 1964. Very good condition.
Red cloth, gilt titles. xxxii + 424 pages. 2nd edition. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges.
Collecting Motoring & Motorcycling Books. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292608. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased. Two relevant letters SIGNED by author, loosely inserted to front of book. Related greetings card stuck (in envelope) to rear pastedown. Tape marks to pastedowns and wrapper flaps.
The Aeronautical History Collection of Colonel Richard Gimbel. Produced by The Friends of the United States Air Force Academy Library. Large format. Dark blue cloth, silver title to spine and vignette to front. Colour photos of original items in collection. ISBN: 0295978112. Remains of a bookseller label to front endpaper. Text block slightly grubby. CD is still present in pocket to rear. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and worn at corners with closed tears.
OF THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATION OF BOOKS OLD AND NEW
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 2128763
Published by Bracken Books. 1st thus 1984. Slightly better than 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. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few marks and is faded to spine.
WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Margery Fisher.
Stock no. 1816654
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1975. Slightly better than 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. Light browning to text block, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
William Stevenson Fitch, Antiquary and Thief. Card wraps. Some wear to cover edges.
THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1566-1910 A CATALOGUE
Written by Judith St. John; Edgar Osborne.
Stock no. 2124560
Published by Toronto Public Library. 1966. Very good condition.
Reprint edition, with Minor corrections. Green/blue spine and covers, gilt title. Bumping to corners. Some uneven fading to cover edges and some page edges internally.
SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1815454
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
"Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Book Collecting" - the unvarnished truth of the book-seller's jargon is here exposed in one of the funniest and most entertaining books - a must for book sellers and collectors alike. Brown cloth. 124pp. 12 x 8.75". ISBN: 028562945X. Text block has minor foxing. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.
Until the first appearance of this book in 1971, no overall chronicle of Victorian illustrated books was available. Fully illustrated in b/w. Includes sections at the end of each chapter listing the most important books of each period. An essential reference work. This is the revised impression. Maroon boards. 287 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713407255. Spine and corners bumped. Some faint evidence of pencil writing (now erased) to top corner of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is badly sunned to spine.
A HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Irene Whalley; Tessa Rose Chester.
Stock no. 2123931
Published by John Murray; Victoria & Albert Museum. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0719545846. Couple of corners are bumped. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle over a Forbidden Book. The story of a forbidden book that became a symbol of freedom and rebellion in the battle between East and West. Doctor Zhivago. Lilac boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781846557125. Second printing.
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.