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Written by Nicolas Bell; David Skinner.
Stock no. 1821643
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

A facsimile of a Royal Choirbook. Very large format. Burgundy cloth spine, cream boards with gilt & foil decorations. Limited edition of 500 copies and 20 lettered copies. 36 pages. Coloured frontispiece and ornamented initial letters. Also includes a commentary volumes which has red cloth spine with gilt title and pictorial front board. Colour illustrations and 117 pages. Also included is a CD: Henry's Music Motets from a Royal Choirbook Songs by Henry VIII. Commentary volume and CD ARE MISSING. This copy is the Facsimile volume ONLY. Boards and contents fine. This is copy 377. Contained in publisher's slipcase with some light scuffing.

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Written by Pierce Egan. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 1821320
Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones. 1st 1821. Good condition.

Or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis. Full leather binding, raised bands to spine and gilt title. Marbled endpapers and text block. 36 hand-coloured plates plus 3 plates of fold-out music. A few b/w illustrations tor text. xvi & 376 pages. This is the First Edition, First issueSpine re-backed with original spine laid down (some loss at top and tail of original). Corners rubbed & worn exposing boards beneath. Front hinge split but binding holding on for the moment (fragile). Contemporary name in ink to first blank page. Binding is otherwise tight. Foxing throughout and browning from facing pages. All plates present, one detached.

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Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Glyn Jones.
Stock no. 2130359
Published by Oxford University Press; Welsh Arts Council. 1974. Very good condition.

Large format. Black cloth spine, with gilt title. Orange pictorial boards. This is a SIGNED, Limited edition to 100 numbered copies. Opera in Three Acts. Libretto by Jones based on a short story by Stevenson. Music by Alun Hoddinott. Musical score. This is Copy No. 2. SIGNED by authors/contributors to same page.

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No author listed. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 1505377
Published by Augener Ltd.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, grey paperboards. Pictorial onlay in gold background. Colour illustrations and music. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby/browned. Front joint starting to crack. Prize plate to front endpaper. A few fingermarks to contents but generally clean.

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Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1503741
Published by The Home Library Book Company; George Newnes Ltd.. 4th 1928. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

One of a three-volume set containing plays, singing games, songs, poetry and unfinished stories. 3 colour plates plus numerous b/w drawings. Dark blue embossed cloth, gilt titles. 240pp. 10.5 x 8". Covers are damp stained. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to top edge of front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Contents very good, some foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with clear tape repairs on verso to top and tail of spine. Panels and spine are browned and grubby.

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Written by Edward Jones.
Stock no. 816482
Published by Edward Jones. 1794. Very good condition.

Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: Preserved, by Tradition and Authentic Manuscripts, From Very Remote Antiquity; Never Before Published. To the Bardic Tunes are Added Variations for the Harp, Harpsichord, Violin or Flute: With a Select Collection of the Pennillion and Englynion, or, Epigrammatic Stanzas, Poetical Blossoms, and Pastoral Songs of Wales With English Translations. Likewise a General History of the Bards and Druids, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time: With an Account of Their Music and Poetry. To Which is Prefixed a Copious Dissertation on the Musical Instruments of the Aboriginal Britons. A New Edition Doubly Augmented and Improved. Large format. 13.5 x 9.5 inches. Full brown leather binding. Gilt titles, decorations and raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. B/w frontis after Loutherbourg. PLus one b/w plate of harps. viii + 183 pages including numerous pages of musical score. List of subscribers at front. Verso of frontis foxed. Some marks and browning to contents else generally clean. Board edges rubbed but overall a handsome copy.

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Written by A. Watson.
Stock no. 583430
Published by J. Curwen & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

An action song for children. Large format. Pictorial paper wraps. Words and music by Watson. Undated but believed to be c1890.

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Written by Alfred W. Tomlyn. Illustrated by Lawson Wood.
Stock no. 568331
Published by Andersons-Edinburgh-Limited. Nearly fine condition.

Brown material covers with pattern of autumn leaves. Title label to front cover. 8 colour plates by Lawson Wood and others. Book: name in ink to front endpaper.

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