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Selected and Introduced by Miles Kington. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Third printing. A super copy with slight scuffing to base of slipcase.
The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Lower edge of boards lightly rubbed, minor white mark to lower edge of front board. Text block lightly browned. Extensive black mark across page 184 and 185 but text still legible. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.
Fairy stories for adults written in a style that is charming, witty and the weeniest bit saucy! Originally published in the Strand magazine, the stories are reproduced here with new and delightful b/w illustrations. Grey cloth, blue titles. 167 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers creased. Large but neat inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. A few light foxspots and some light page margin creases else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn with some loss and a little grubby.
Maroon cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting and other marks to covers. Binding is starting to weaken. Some foxing and browning throughout. Ink stamp to title page.
New binding of Brown cloth spine, green boards; white paper title to spine. A Selection of the Most Humourous and Entertaining Reports Which Have Appeared in the Morning Herald. B/w illustrations. Some fading and wear to new spine. New endpapers. Rest of pages have uncut edges; foxing to varying degrees throughout.
The author pays tribute to a unique and powerful talent and holds a revealing mirror up to the awkward and complex nature of the man who was H.M.Bateman. Colour and b/w illus throughout. 224 pages. Illustrated brown boards. ISBN: 0906671574. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, small white spot to lower edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge rubbed.
1066 AND ALL THAT: A MEMORABLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Written by Walter Carruthers Sellar; Robert Julian Yeatman; Ned Sherrin. Illustrated by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1321403
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition.
Comprising all the parts you can remember including 103 good things, 5 bad kings and 2 genuine dates. Introduced by Ned Sherrin. Brown paperboards. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Slipcase has a small brown mark to one side.
A masterpiece of satiric art by one of America's most biting humourists. Diabolic definitions and irreverent wit. Introduced by Miles Kington. Small format. Black cloth spine with gilt title. Peach/yellow marbled paper boards. Black endpapers. B/w illustrations. Second printing. A few very light marks to slipcase.
Picked and introduced by Joe Whitlock Blundell. Gold pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Fourth printing. A tiny knock to front board and rear spine edge else fine, contained in publisher's slipcase also in almost fine condition.
Collector's limited edition facsimile of the Giles Annual first published in 1951. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1902836154. Creasing to top corner of front cover. Slip case is better than very good.
Collector's limited edition facsimile of the third Giles Annual first published in 1948. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1874507708. Light wear to cover edges. Card slip cover has some wear and a little creasing in places.
Collectors Limited Edition. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of Giles No. 9. ISBN: 1904329020. Copy No. 2630 with original certificate. Slip case is very good - a few marks and scuffs; wear and bumping to a couple of corners.