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STUFF AND NONSENSE
Written by A.B. Frost. Illustrated by A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 1317818
Published by John C. Nimmo. Circa 1884. Very good condition.

Amusing b/w cartoons and limericks. Pictorial paper-covered boards, red cloth spine. Brown decorative endpapers. 10.5 x 8". 92 pages. Covers are edge worn and slightly grubby, spine is worn at top and tail and is slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout.

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EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2131066
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Light grey cloth with blue decorations to front cover. 19 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w portrait of Dulac. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some spotting to covers. Partially erased inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing throughout; also to plate mount pages, but plates are still fine!

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NOTITIA VENATICA A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING
Written by Robert T. Vyner. Illustrated by Henry Aiken; et al..
Stock no. 2130946
Published by Rudolph Ackermann. 1st 1841. Good condition.

To which is added A Compendious Kennel Stud Book (1840). Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles and red title label to spine. B/w illustrations. Rebacked, with original spine laid down and what appear to be original endpapers reused. Uneven fading to covers. Bumping to edges and corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Margin marks.

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MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 2130945
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners; black title label with gilt title to spine. Red cloth covers. Hand coloured plates and b/w illustrations. Heavy wear with some chips and a little loss to spine and corners. Scuffing and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is almost entirely broken. Inscription in ink to prelims. Foxing throughout.

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MR. FACEY ROMFORD'S HOUNDS
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech; Hablot K. Browne.
Stock no. 2130944
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1865. Almost very good condition.

Red leather binding, with raised bands to spine, gilt decorations. Colour plates. 1" split to top of spine; wear and rubbing to leather at sides of spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and page browning.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1817631
Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1854. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine & corners with gilt title to spine and 5 raised bands. Marbled paper sides. 17 hand-coloured steel engravings, numerous b/w engravings on wood. viii and 550 pages. Rebound. Front and rear joint very tight. Front joint pulled between endpaper and frontispiece. All plates present. Contents grubby.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT - VOLUME I
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130785
Published by Edward Arnold. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth covers with gilt vignette to front and title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. 363 pages. Spine is grubby and faded. Bumping to corners. Spotting/marks to covers. Foxing.

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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130753
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth. Not a collection of lovely ladies but a collection of even lovelier dogs! 20 superb full-page sketches depicting models the artists has known in various doggy poses. Wonderful! Bumping to corners. Spine is browned. Small tear in cloth near base of spine. Damp mark across top edge of rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Foxing throughout. Edge creasing to a couple of plates. One plate has been torn out, with jagged edge and taped back in with sticky tape.

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TO HELL WITH DYING
Written by Alice Walker. Illustrated by Catherine Deeter.
Stock no. 2130708
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers. Circa 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Dark pink cloth spine, with gilt title. Pink covers with gilt title to front. Colour illustrations. American edition. ISBN: 0152890750. 2nd printing (b). Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins internally. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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EDWARD ARDIZZONE ARTIST AND ILLUSTRATOR
Written by Gabriel White. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2130607
Published by Schocken Books. 1st USA 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A biography of Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator. Colour & b/w illustrations. Some browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and nicks.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2130476
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1919. Very good condition.

Large format, 9.75 x 7.5". Blue cloth, gilt titles and green decorations. 16 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine is faded. Some spotting to covers. Bumping to some cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Written by William Shakespeare; Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated by Rene Ben Sussan.
Stock no. 2130462
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions Edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon. Limited to 1950 copies. Foxing to spine. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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