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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126053
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1977. Nearly fine condition.
Limited edition of 300 copies (not 490 copies, as incorrectly printed to book information page) SIGNED by Christopher Milne. Bound in crimson leather with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the book's first publication. ISBN: 0416589200. SIGNED by Christopher Milne to prelims. This is Copy No. 2. A few slight marks/imperfections to the leather to front cover. Includes SIGNED slip from the Chairman & managing director of Methuen Children's Books and the Chairman of The Chaucer Press stating that there are in fact 300 copies of this specific edition, not 490. Contained in slip case that has uneven fading and some grubby marks.
Written by Jules Michelet. Illustrated by H. Giacomelli.
Stock no. 2125965
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1883. Almost very good condition.
Red leather binding with raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. New edition, Revised. Scuffing and wear to covers; some chipping of leather. Split to top of spine. Looks like a library/area crest in gilt to front cover. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper.
THE MAGAZINE OF SCIENCE AND SCHOOL OF ARTS VOLUME I
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125964
Published by W. Brittain. 3rd 1842. Fair condition.
Intended to illustrate the most useful, novel and interesting parts of Natural History and Experimental Philosophy, Artificial Processes, Ornamental Manufactures, and the Arts of Life. Third edition. Illustrated with over 200 engravings. Parts of leather spine are MISSING. Covers are heavily worn and scuffed. Foxing and grubby marks internally. A reading copy.
SHEFFIELD AND DISTRICT WHO'S WHO 1905
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125949
Published by Sir W.C. Leng & Co.. 1905. Good condition.
Maroon leather binding. Gilt titles. B/w photos. Front joint is broken, but cover still being held on by leather. Wear and scuffing to spine, with some splits. Marks to outer page edges and some page margins. A reading copy only!
TRAVELS THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Tobias Smollett.
Stock no. 2125942
1766. Good condition.
Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. Containing observations on Character, Customs, Religion, Government, Police, Commerce, Arts, and Antiquities. With a particular description of the Town, Territory, and Climate of Nice: To which is added, A Register of the Weather, kept during a Residence of Eighteen Months in that City. Book has been sympathetically rebacked in contemporary style. New endpapers. Heavy wear and some chipping and loss to corners. Scuffing to marbled boards. Some browning to pages.
A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLS)
Written by Thomas Bewick. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick.
Stock no. 2125941
1809. Very good condition.
Two volumes, green leather spine and corners, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations on spine. Newcastle, printed by Edward Walker for R.E. Bewick; sold by him and Longman and Co. London. Vol I Land Birds; Vol II Water Birds. Wood engravings by Bewick. Spines are very browned. Wear to corners. Foxing and page browning.
HER MAJESTY'S ARMY & HER MAJESTY'S INDIAN AND COLONIAL FORCES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Walter Richards. Illustrated by G.D. Giles.
Stock no. 1816293
Published by J.S. Virtue & Co Limited. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.
A descriptive account of the various regiments now comprising the Queen's forces, from their first establishment to the present time (vols I & II) and In India and the Colonies (vol III). Large format. Three-quarter leather binding, volumes 1 & 2 black leather with grey cloth sides, volume 3 burgundy leather with blue cloth sides. Gilt title to spines. Each volume has colour vignette to title page with tissue guard in place. Beautiful colour plates. Volume I has a cup ring stain on front side, is rubbed at corners. Front hinge between contents and list of illustrations is broken. Tissue guard is present, is creased with a few foxspots and a few small tears to gutter edge. Volume II is rubbed at corners. Tissue guard present but browned and worn at gutter edge. Prelims are detached (title page to vi of contents due to broken hinge. Between pages 262-263 a page containing three b/w photos of men in uniform has been expertly inserted. Hinge between page 264 and 265 broken. Volume III is rubbed at corners with slight loss of leather to base of spine. Tissue guard is missing between frontis and title page. Front section detached from title page to page vi of contents, cracked joint between title page and frontis. Pages 3-6 not bound in (but present). All plates are present throughout the set and in excellent condition. A few foxspots thoughout. A few cracked/pulled hinges. Some pencil annotation present to margins (comparatively little).
BRITISH MYTHS & LEGENDS
Written by Richard Barber. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 2125792
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.
This is the combined edition, with leather spine. Marvels and Magic; Heroes and Saints; History and Romance. Pictorial boards depicting Excalibur. B/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Marcus Stone.
Stock no. 2125771
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.
Red leather spine with black title block and gilt title. Red cloth boards with gilt borders. xiv and 478 pages. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. Small mark to spine and front endpaper, else fine. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
THE ICELANDIC SAGAS
Written by Magnus Magnusson. Illustrated by Simon Noyes.
Stock no. 2125762
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.
Volume I only. 12 sagas. Leather spine. Cloth covers with dramatic Viking design to front. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 809 pages. A few small foxspots to outer page edges. Contained in slip case in better than very good condition; a few light marks and scuffs.
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Phiz.
Stock no. 1317388
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.
The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences, and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Be Published on Any Account). Burgundy leather spine with black title block and gilt title to spine. Red cloth sides with gilt borders. Top edge gilt. Red ribbon page marker. B/w illustrations. A fine copy in original slipcase which is ever so slightly marked.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2125359
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1938. Almost very good condition.
Green leather with gilt title and vignette to spine, gilt vingettes to covers. This is the publisher's Deluxe binding edition. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned with wear and scuffs. Bumping to corners. Name indentation and marks to top of front cover. Other marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to page margins, else contents are still very good.