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Minature Edition. Pictorial card wraps (illustration to front by Hassall). B/w illustrations. Covers grubby, foxed and edge rubbed. Tobacco smell to contents. Fingering to page margins.
Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Third printing. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Publisher's slipcase is just a little rubbed at edges.
A nonsense story. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 91 pages. Covers are mottled, fading to top front edge. Spine bumped. Tiny dents to lower edges of covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel, foxed on verso.
EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE
Written by Edward Lear; Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Edward Lear; Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2133993
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
Yellow decorated cloth. Illustrations by the author, hand-coloured for this edition by Richard Beards. Cover design and colouring of illustrations by Richard Beards. 286 pages. A beautiful book. Introduced by Blake. Spine appears to have a little fading. Fifth printing. Slip case is very good.
28 rhymes, 20 full page two colour illutrations. 'Pure unadulterated nonsense'! White boards, pictoral front cover. Cloth spine. 72 pages. Oblong format. Covers are grubby and worn. Front free-endpaper has been replaced, front joint was broken and has been repaired with white tape. Contents are grubby. A few pages have pieces torn from the margins (including the title-page). A reading copy.
Large format. White glazed pictorial boards. Bright colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0233970185. Light damp stain to top of rear board. Boards a little grubby. Light crinkling to top edges of contents.
Edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer. Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death. Brown pictorial boards. B/w drawings to text. Spine faded. A few scuff marks and grubby marks to covers. Foxing.
Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial boards and endpapers. One of Robinson's rarest illustrated books. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Scattered foxing throughout and a few grubby marks.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224021443. Spine lightly browned. A few minor foxspots.
THE STORY OF THE FOUR LITTLE CHILDREN WHO WENT ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Edward Lear. Illustrated by Gillian Martin.
Stock no. 1507585
Published by Impact Books. 1st thus 1993. Almost very good condition.
The four children take with them a small cat to steer the boat, an elderly Quangle-Wangle to cook the dinner and a large kettle! Delightful nonsense. Glazed pictorial boards, bright colour illustrations. 11.25 x 7.75". Originally published in a limited edition by the Old Stile Press 1989. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine faded. Odd light scratch to covers. Front endpaper slightly grubby. Title underlined with black pen on title page and with pink pen on first text page.
Nonsense verse. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. 118 pages. Full-page colour and two-tone text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Prize plate to front endpaper. Foxing to contents. A few small page edge nicks.
Edited and introduced by Angus Davidson and Philip Hofer. Previously unpublished verses found 65 years after Lear's death. Brown pictorial boards. B/w drawings to text. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers slightly foxed. A few light fingermarks to pages else contents clean. Dustwrapper is foxed and edge chipped with minimal loss and tape repairs on verso.