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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.

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1208888
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Large format. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Spine browned with slight wear at top and tail. Corners very lightly rubbed. A few small marks to rear cover. Prize plate on front pastedown. A few hinges slightly pulled. Very occasional foxspots. All plates in fine condition.

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THE MUSE COLONY
Written by Keith Clark.
Stock no. 1208868
Published by Redcliffe Press Ltd.. 1st 1992. Fine condition.

Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas, Robert Frost and Friends - Dymock 1914. Before the outbreak of war in 1914 the small Gloucestershire village of Dymock became the focal point for some of the finest young poets of their generation. The author explores the reasons for this flight to the country and how they related to a wary village populations which suspected them of being enemy spies. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 127 pages includes index. ISBN: 187297130X.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by George Cruikshank; John Leech; et al..
Stock no. 1208862
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st thus 1892. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Albion Edition. Full brown tree calf binding. Gilt titles, decorations and raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. 520 pages. A beautiful binding just slightly rubbed at top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to first blank page. Occasional light foxspots to contents.

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FOREST AND VALE AND HIGH BLUE HILL
Written by Johnny Coppin. Illustrated by Ray Hedger.
Stock no. 1814746
Published by The Windrush Press. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Poems of Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and Beyond. Selected by Coppin. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0900075171. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed edge-tear to lower edge of spine.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1208806
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1919. Very good condition.

Large format. Scarlet cloth with elaborate design of elephants and peacocks to the front cover. Gilt title and floral vignette to spine. 20 exquisite tipped-in colour plates. All plates present and in fine condition. Spine bumped with wear at top and tail, small nick in cloth at top of spine. Corners worn with loss of cloth from lower front corner. Slight colour loss from foredges of covers. Spine slightly darkened else covers bright and clean. Slight worm damage to front endpapers. Foxing to half-title page. Contents clean. Overall a nice bright copy of this beautiful book.

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BALLADS AND SONGS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by John Harland.
Stock no. 1208787
Published by Whittaker & Co.. 1st 1865. Very good condition.

Chiefly Other Than The 19th Century. Collected, compiled and edited with notes by Harland. Green cloth, glt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 281 pages plus booklist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed with small split at top of spine. Small bookplate on front pastedown. Light page browning.

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BALLADS AND SONGS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by John Harland; T.T. Wilkinson.
Stock no. 1208754
Published by John Heywood. 3rd 1882. Almost very good condition.

Ballads and Songs Ancient and Modern. Corrected, Revised and Enlarged by Wilkinson. Brown decorative cloth, gilt titles., Portrait frontis. 554 pages. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners rubbed and bumped. Covers slightly scuffed. Names and dates in ink to verso of front endpaper and half-title. A few pages have corner creases. Some margins browned else contents clean.

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SOUTH AND EAST
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Jacynth Parsons.
Stock no. 2123779
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

Limited to 2750 copies. Grey cloth, black vignette and silver titles to front cover. 6 colour mounted plates (set onto grey card with paper guards). 23pp. 10 x 7.5". Spine is bumped and browned. Piece pasted to front pastedown. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Foxing and some browning.

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TRAVELLERS' VERSE
Written by M.G. Lloyd Thomas. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 2123617
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1946. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Verse by those who have travelled in fancy or fact or in both. Brown pictorial boards. Full page colour illustrations from lithographs. 120 pages. Some light wear to corners and spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to pages internally. Illustrations are lovely and bright. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears; a couple of which are repaired to verso with tape.

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SOME BRITISH BALLADS
Written by Francis James Child. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2123613
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

16 beautiful tipped-in colour plates and 24 b/w drawings. Light blue cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Grey pictorial endpapers. 170 pages. Large format. Spine is a little faded. Bumping to corners, spine and cover edges. One big dent to edge of front cover, with small split. Fraying to cloth at top of spine. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page. A few hinges are pulled - binding weakening at these points. Foxing. All plates present. Corner creasing to a few plates.

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COMUS
Written by John Milton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2123612
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1921. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Gilt decoration to front cover. Blue and white pictorial endpapers. 24 exquisite tipped-in, tissue-guarded colour plates plus numerous b/w drawings. 76 pages Damp staining to bottom corners of covers. Some other spotting to covers. Corners are bumped. Gilt to spine has faded. Scuff marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper; another inscription has been covered over with a white label. Foxing throughout. Frontis plate is creased to one corner, other plates are very good; all are present.

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