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THE BIG BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
Written by Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2128140
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.
A fantastic collection of nursery rhymes! Soft green leather/suede covers, gilt titles. . Gilt page edges. Colour frontis piece. Some two tone colour plates. B/w illustrations throughout. Larger format. Heavy wear and some damage to cover edges. Pastedowns are starting to come away from suede at edges; also creased. Marks to covers; a few nicks. Some damp marks along a few edges. Some margin marks, but contents are still generally very good in this more unusual format of this title!
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 1317507
Published by Franklin Library. 1979. Fine condition.
Limited edition published exclusively for subscribers to The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers. Green leather covers with gilt decoration. Red silk endpapers and page marker. 172 pages, all edges gilt.
RURAL SPORTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William B. Daniel.
Stock no. 2127953
Published by Bunny And Gold. Circa 1801. Almost very good condition.
2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.
THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO
Written by Alfred Russel Wallace.
Stock no. 2127689
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 4th 1872. Very good condition.
Red leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt titles; black title box. Marbled boards. 4th edition. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and light wear to spine and corners. Darkening to leather on spine. Foxing. Small tear with a little loss to tissue-guard to frontis.
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel.
Stock no. 2127683
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1942. Almost very good condition.
Children's Edition. Dark pink leather boards, gilt titles. Colour pictorial endpapers. 16 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 205 numbered pages. Wear and chipping to spine, with some loss of colour to leather. Couple of splits to top of spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Odd margin mark. All plates present.
A NARRATIVE OF THE BRISTOL RIOTS ON THE 29TH, 30TH, AND 31ST OF OCTOBER 1831
Written by W.H. Somerton.
Stock no. 2127631
Circa 1832. Good condition.
Brown leather binding; gilt title to spine; borders to covers. Consequent on the arrival of The Recorder, Sir C. Wetherell, to open the commission of assize; with full particulars of the burning of Bridewell - The Gaol - The Toll-Houses - Gloucester County Prison - The Bishop's Palace - The Mansion House - Custom House - Excise Office - And Nearly Fifty Houses in Queen-Square, King-Street, Little King-Street, Prince's Street &c. Fourth edition. Covers are heavily scuffed and worn. Spine is faded with some chipping. Name in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing, page browning and grubby marks. A reading copy.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE CLIFTON ANTIQUARIAN CLUB FOR 1900-1903 VOLUME V
Written by Alfred E. Hudd.
Stock no. 2127624
Published by William Pollard & Co. Limited. 1904. Fair condition.
Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. Covers are bowed and very worn; some chipping and loss. Splits to spine. Prelims are detached. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ex-lib. Map to page 28 is torn. A reading copy.
TRACTATUS DE HERBIS
Written by Minta Collins; Sandra Raphael.
Stock no. 2127513
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.
Large format. This facsimile edition has been reproduced from the manuscript Egeron MS 747 in The British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes, and printed at The Bath Press, Glasgow, on Phoneix Motion Xenon paper.This edition of 1000 copies has been bound for the members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley in full goatskin leather, with leather onlayhs, over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. Contained in a green cloth box, with smaller separate 'Commentary' book. This is Copy No. 45. Only blemish is a small circle of surface paper lifting to copy number page and opposite page. Commentary book is also in fine condition in a near fine box, which has small bump and light mark.
THE LIFE OF SAINT EDMUND KING & MARTYR
Written by John Lydgate; A.S.G. Edwards.
Stock no. 2127512
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.
This facsimile has been reproduced from the manuscript MS Harley 2278 in the British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes and has been printed by Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper from the Biberist mill in Switzerland supplied by John Purcell Paper.This edition of 1010 copies, of which 1000 are for sale, has been bound for members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley, Yorkshire, in full Nigerian goatskin with leather onlays over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano Mill, Italy. Contained in a green cloth box with red title block to spine. Also contained with this edition is 'A Commentary' - in green cloth, with gilt titles to spine. This is Copy No. 35. Slip case is fine. A stunning version. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
THE HOBBIT OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Illustrated by Eric Fraser.
Stock no. 2127509
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.
This edition of The Hobbit is Limited to 1750 Numbered copies bound by Smith Settle of Otley, Yorks in Wassa goatskin with hand-woven Indian silk sides. Calligraphy by John Andrew ARCA MCSD. This is Copy No. 1114. An exquisite edition! Information on the pulishers page states that this is 7th printing 2002, however, it is a 1st of this specific binding and limited edition (7th version that Folio published of this book). Contained in leather slip case in beautiful condition, with elaborate gilt titles and decorations to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D. (5 VOLUMES)
Written by James Boswell; John Wilson Croker.
Stock no. 2127234
Published by John Murray. 1831. Slightly better than good condition.
Brown leather. Gilt titles to spines and raised bands. Including A Journal of a Tour To The Hebrides. A New Edition, With numerous additions and notes by Croker. This edition contains the Round Robin fold-out plate but is without the map of the Hebrides as published. Some marks and scuffs to covers, with wear. Bookplates to front pastedowns of volumes; of Alderman Joseph Griggs, first mayor of Loughborough. Volume 1 has damp mark to bottom edge of first few pages. Some foxing and page browning.
THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126223
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1928. Very good condition.
In which Pooh builds a house and Tigger is unbounced... Beautifully rebound edition. Rebound by Sangorski in red leather, with gilt vignettes to front and rear cover. Gilt title to spine, which also has raised bands. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations. An exquiste edition! Front cover is ever so slightly bowed. A little fading to spine. Bumping to a couple of corners, with a bit of wear. Scuff down rear edge of spine, so that red of leather has rubbed away. Gilt is vibrantly bright. Light foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims; a few small margin marks. This would still make a wonderful gift for the Pooh Bear collector!