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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 1318936
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Fine condition.

Re-Issue. Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. A super copy in original slipcase.

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TALLY HO
Written by Moyra Charlton. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1318891
Published by Putnam. 8th 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of an Irish Hunter. Pale orange cloth, dark brown titles. Colour frontis and 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Foxspots to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned and discoloured with wear to spine and corners.

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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 2133162
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

Re-Issue. Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. Contained in slightly scuffed dark blue slipcase.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318816
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Trilogy With A Prelude By Richard Wagner. 2 Volumes in 1: The Rhinegold and The Valkerie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, originally published in 1910 and 1911. 48 dramatic colour plates and b/w decorations. Blue cloth, black titles. Green/white pictorial endpapers. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to verso of front free-endpaper (large but neat). Some light foxing and fingering to contents but generally clean.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY & OTHER FAIRY TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCH
Written by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2132994
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Dark red-brown simulated leather cloth, stamped in gilt on both front and back covers with differing cupid designs. Gilt lettering and 4 gilt cupid designs on spine. White endpapers. 30 magnificent colour plates, mounted on vellum-like paper with black descriptive letterpress beneath and all framed with elaborate border design in black. Some light wear to top and tail of spine and corners. Rubbing away of gilt to bottom of front cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates are present - 4 have minor corner creases.

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RAILWAY RIBALDRY
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1318809
Published by Ian Allan. Circa 1969. Very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w humorous illustrations. Heath Robinson at his best! Slight rubbing to cover edges. Foxing throughout.

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A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2132698
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are 'the very essence of the British spirit' selected and introduced by Nichols. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing/grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Includes a card from Brock. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some chips and nicks; some repaired to verso with sticky tape. Wrapper also has some grubby and brown marks.

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2132697
Published by David McKay. Circa 1915. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine, blind title and decoration to front cover. 12 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little uneven fading to covers and edges. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Light corner crease to colour plate (p.16). A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; faded to spine; has been repaired; some loss.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG: THE RHINEGOLD AND THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2132696
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and decoration to front cover. A reissue of the title originally published in 1910, with Rackham's beautiful illustrations. ISBN: 0434619817. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; top corner of front flap has been cut off; a few small nicks to edges.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132692
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly worn to edges, with a few tiny nicks; some foxing.

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THE UNKNOWN PAINTINGS OF KAY NIELSEN
Written by David Larkin; Hildegarde Flanner. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 1318760
Published by Peacock Press. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Edited by Larkin with an elegy by Flanner. Beautiful colour pictures. A Bantam Book. ISBN: 0553010727795. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Name in ink to top margin of half-title.

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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318755
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

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.

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