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6 pop-up scenes. Glazed pictorial boards. 7.5 x 10.25". Bumping to spine and corners. Pop-ups in very good working order.
The second volume in the Arthur Trilogy following The Seeing Stone. It is 1200, and young Arthur de Caldicot is all set to accompany Lord Stephen de Holt on the Fourth Crusade... Green boards, gilt title to spine. Green on yellow maps to endpapers. 367 pages. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 1858813980. SIGNED by author. Wrapper spine lightly faded.
'Borrowed from Spenser & Malory' by Edwardson. Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine. B/w illustrations. 172 pages. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear. Spine lightly discoloured and covers slightly grubby. Prize plate to front pastedown. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents. Corner tip of frontis torn off (only small piece of margin affected, not actual picture). Some grubby fingermarks to contents but not too bad.
GODS AND MORTALS IN LOVE
Written by Hugh Ross Williamson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2112519
Published by Country Life Limited. Circa 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
"A book with coloured pictures and an illustrated book are not quite the same thing... each has its own function and its own appeal. This is presented as a book with coloured pictures" - Edmund Dulac. 9 dramatic colour plates depicting gods and heroes of Greek legends. Blue/grey buckram, blue titles. 83pp. 11.25 x 8.75". Some browning to covers. Wear to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby marks to endpapers and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a little loss; creased and grubby.
Blue pictorial paper boards. Spiral bound. Move the tabs and watch the characters move. Colour & b/w illustrations. Corners and cover edges worn, some scuffing and foxing. Neat name to front pastedown. Tab from first moveable has been torn off but still works. Tabs to all moveables are creased. Finally moveable is broken. A few pages have small tears or creasing to margin of bottom edge. A few fingermarks but generally clean.
Greek fairy tales illustrated with exquisite colour plates plus b/w drawings, both text and full-page. Green pictorial cloth. Red/white pictorial endpapers. 248pp. 8.25 x 6.5". Spine browned, boards marked and damp stained. Spine & corners worn. Scattered foxing.
Large format. Cloth spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers, with scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Contents are still very good.
The beautiful legend of how Ping Mei fell in love with the Princess, was put to death by her father and how his prayer was answered. Slim format. Pink cloth, gilt title/vignette to front cover. 16 pages. Colour illustrations. Spine bumped. Some browning to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is a little bit grubby, edge chipped with loss, was torn in two pieces at spine but has been taped together on verso.
TALES OF MIRTH AND MARVEL FROM THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1309101
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. circa 1907. Almost very good condition.
Dark yellow pictorial cloth with green titles. 223 pages. B/w text illustrations. Black endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some darkening to spine and cover edges. A few small foxspots else contents clean.
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1307512
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.
Leather binding with a few gilt floral motifs at cover corners and to spine, raised bands to spine and red title block with gilt title. Marble effect endpapers and textblock. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 638 pages. Covers are edge rubbed and worn, also scuffed. There is foxing especially to prelims and page edges. A name address in pencil to front fly-leaf and another along with inscription in pencil to half-title. Page 57/8 has a small tear at lower margin which has been tape repaired.
Blue cloth with gilt vignette to front and title to spine. Page edges blue. 16 colour plates with tissue guard to frontis piece. 546 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Front joint is cracked showing webbing. Endpapers and tissue-guard of frontis are browned, there is some foxing. The contents are generally clean.