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THE THREE MUSKETEERS
Written by Alexandre Dumas. Illustrated by Milo Winter.
Stock no. 2133971
Published by Rand McNally & Co, NY.. 1939. Very good condition.

The Windermere Series. Translated by Philip Schuyler Allen. Black cloth, silver titles. Large pictorial onlay to front cover. Illustrated endpapers. 5 colour plates, including frontis. Wear and some scuffing to cover edges. Indentation marks to rear cover. Some page browning. Ink name stamp to verso of front endpaper.

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CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM DICKENS
Written by Mary Angela Dickens; et al. Illustrated by Harold Copping.
Stock no. 2133958
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1911. Good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Told by his grand-daughter Mary Angela Dickens & others. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Joints are a bit cracked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout. Some colouring in.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA: THE FLOWER PLATES
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1820349
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. All plates present and immaculate. Portfolio has a slight scuff to rear board (very minor).

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1319525
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1919. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine and elaborate peacock and elephant design to front cover. 20 superb colour plates, tipped onto cream card with decorative border and each with a tissue-guard. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Foxing to textblock. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. The covers of this copy are beautifully bright and clean as the book has been protected by the scarce original dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is slightly foxed and browned to spine with slight wear.

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UNDINE
Written by Friedrich De La Motte Fouque; W.L. Courtney. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319510
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

15 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus chapter head & tail decorations. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green and white pictorial endpapers and decorated title page. 136 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly browned. Endpapers browned. Light foxing to contents and light page edge browning to plate mounts.

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A BOOK OF MODERN BALLADS
Written by E.B. Browning; W.S. Gilbert; F.E. Weatherly; et al. Illustrated by Alice Havers; J. Pauline Sunter.
Stock no. 2133907
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Circa 1895. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt and silver decorations to front cover. Chromolithos, some full-page. 40 pages. Some wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Hinge next to contents page is pulled. Some browning.

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THE DICTIONARY OF BRITISH BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND CARICATURISTS 1800-1914
Written by Simon Houfe.
Stock no. 1319492
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A valuable reference work for collectors of illustrated books. Large format. Dark blue boards with gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0902028731. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight grubbiness to preliminary pages, light drink splash mark to top edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and faded to spine.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 1319491
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sendak's life and work are explored in affectionate detail in this charming fun-filled book. 94 full-colour illustrations and more than 165 b/w illustrations. Large oblong format. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0810980630. Spine and corners are bumped and slightly rubbed (heavy bump to top front corner. Contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and faded to spine.

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A TREASURY OF THE GREAT CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS
Written by Susan E. Meyer.
Stock no. 1319490
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1997. Very good condition.

American Edition. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Includes such illustrators as Rackham, Potter, Dulac, Nielsen, Wyeth, etc. ISBN: 0810926946. Tiny nick to top of spine. Contents clean.

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WALTER CRANE AS A BOOK ILLUSTRATOR
Written by Rodney K. Engen.
Stock no. 1319489
Published by Academy Editions. 1st UK 1975. Good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 085670170X. Covers are edge rubbed and faded to spine and edges of front cover. Small black mark to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.

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WALTER CRANE
Written by Isobel Spencer. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1319488
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.. 1st USA 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Beige cloth with gilt title to spine. The first major study of Crane's life and work. With 150 illustrations, 24 in colour. 208 pages. Spine bumped. Browning to cover edges. Old pencil price erased to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and worn at edges.

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THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF W. HEATH ROBINSON
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1319484
Published by Werner Shaw Ltd.. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With an introduction by Oliver Robinson. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 156 pages. ISBN: 0907961029. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly faded to spine.

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