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Red and black mottled boards. Paper label with black title to spine. 254 pages. Spine bumped. Edges rubbed. Boards clean. Name twice in ink and once in pencil to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxspots to page edges. Contents clean. Nod dated but possibly a first edition of this scarce title.
Red cloth spine, yellow decorative boards. 8 hand-coloured plates. A few foxspots. Contained in good slipcase which is split and faded.
Pages:viii, 194, plus errata page. Bound in original green buckram with rectangular title on front cover in gilt. Embracing the most appropriate passages prepared for translation into French for the use of schools.
Limited edition of 360 copies (of which 350 were for sale). Large format. Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w mounted plates (printed on tissue paper). 45 pages. SIGNED by author and illustrator, copy no. 231. Corners bumped. Covers very lightly faded. A few small foxspots else contents clean. White paper dustwrapper (with brown title and vignette to front) is slightly edge chipped and lightly browned. Contained in original slipcase which is well worn but has done it's job and kept the book/dustwrapper nice.
523 pages. Blue cloth with pictorial onlay. Gilt decorations. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small rubbing mark to base of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A very attractive book.
Two short stories in one volume. 3 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown card plus b/w text illustrations. Small format. Brown boards with onlay to front. Spine bumped. Name to front pastedown. Slight browning to contents. A nice copy.
Green cloth, dark green titles and borders, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 286 pages. Spine and corners worn. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned. A few hinges slightly pulled. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents generally clean.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 442 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped, some faint scratch marks to covers. Two names in ink to front pastedown. Contents clean.
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Publisher's de-luxe binding. Olive green morocco with gilt titles. Front cover has coloured leather inlaid illustration. Pictorial endpapers. 12 colour plates. A handsome book. Boards a little rubbed to edges. Some erased pencil writing (faint) to verso of Front endpaper Endpapers browned. Contents otherwise clean and bright. Front joint cracked. Tear to middle of one page at joint. Generally a superb 1st edition.
A jovial domestic portrayal of Goldsmith's classic. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 232 pages. Top edge gilt. Faint scuff marks to front cover. Top and tail of spine and corners slightly worn. Small foxspots to prelims and a few margins. A nice copy.
6 volumes, Small format. In later 19th century marbled boards with orange spine labels. Contains Memoires d'un Pere (4 vols) and Regence du Duc d'Orleans (2 vols). Text in French. Pages browned. Corners rubbed. Reduced from Â£180.
A Comedy in Four Acts. Large format. Elaborately decorated blue/lilac cloth covers, large gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. 22 beautiful tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations.198 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn with slight loss of cloth to base of spine. Light spotting to rear cover. Front hinge pulled. Some fingermarks to page margins and paper guards but all plates are present and in fine condition.