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SHAKESPEARE: A REVIEW AND A PREVIEW
Written by J.W. MacKail; John Milton; et al. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker; Demtrios Galanis; Gordon Ross; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814821
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1939. Slightly better than very good condition.
Tall, slim format. Beige cloth boards, red titles and crest to front board. Essays concerning Shakespeare. 4 illustrations to rear by different artists. A few minor marks to boards. Light page edge browning.
THE WAR OF THE RING
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien.
Stock no. 1814797
Published by Unwin Hyman. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The History of The Lord of the Rings Part Three. Christopher Tolkien takes up the story of the writing of The Lord of the Rings with the Battle of Helm's Deep and the drowning of Isengard by the Ents. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 476 pages. Colour frontis. ISBN: 0044406851. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine, corners lightly bumped. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814791
Published by William Heinemann. Circa 1910. Very good condition.
Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Edges rubbed. Gilt still bright. Scattered foxing and browning to contents. All plates present.
Written by George Eliot. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1814789
Published by W. & R. Chambers. Circa 1915. Very good condition.
523 pages. Blue cloth with pictorial onlay. Gilt decorations. Colour and b/w illustrations. Corners lightly rubbed. Gilt titles bright. Minor foxing to text block, bleeding to some page margins. All plates present.
A BOOK OF OLD BALLADS
Written by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1208889
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1934. Very good condition.
Large format. Brown suede covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates. Poems that are "the very essence of the British spirit" selected and introduced by Nichols. All plates present. Spine slightly bumped. Rear cover a little scuffed. 4 x 4 inch piece cut from top corner of front endpaper. Contents near fine.
DOCTOR VANE ANSWERS THE CALL
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1814721
Published by Latimer House Limited. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Brilliant criminologist, Dr. Vane was not averse to using criminal methods to foil the enemies of his country... Blue cloth, black title to spine. 205 pages. Fading to top and tail of spine. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown (hidden by the front flap of dustwrapper). Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss.
THE BROAD HIGHWAY
Written by Jeffery Farnol. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1814677
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1912. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth with elaborate gilt titles and decorations. Small oval onlay to front cover. 24 tissue-guarded colour plates. 493 pages. Top edge gilt. Rear board marked. Front board has dent at lower edge. Endpapers browned. One tissue guard missing. A few scattered foxspots.
Written by Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 2123785
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1966. Very good condition.
Green cloth spine with gilt titles. Pictorial boards. Colour lithographs. Spine is faded. A few marks to outer page edges. Contained in good slip case that has chipping and loss along edges; couple of splits.
Written by William Beckford; Herbert B. Grimsditch. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 2123783
Published by Folio Society. 1958. Very good condition.
Black cloth spine, gilt title. Rainbow coloured covers. Translated with an Introduction by Grimsditch. Illustrated with Lithographs by Bawden. Small patch of spotting to spine. Endpapers and outer page edges are browned, with some foxing. Contained in nearly very good slip case that has split to one edge.
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1814620
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Eleven short stories. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge red. Name and old price in ink to front endpaper. Heavy browning to text block and top edge stained (not affecting contents). Pictorial dustwrapper is browned at spine, worn at corners with slight chipping and browned to rear panel.
Written by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe; Abraham Hayward. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 2123615
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Circa 1912. Good condition.
Large format. Red cloth, gilt title and border to spine and front cover. 30 tissue-guarded colour plates. Translated by Hayward. Covers are unevenly browned and marks. Bumping to corners. A bit of fraying to cloth at top of spine. Front endpaper is MISSING. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing. All plates present.
MORE TRAMPS ABROAD
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 2123578
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1897. Very good condition.
Maroon cloth with gilt titles. 486 pages + 32 page publishers catalogue to rear. Bumping to spine and corners. Gilt title is a bit faded. Publishers catalogue to rear is dated 1897. Foxing.