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WHERE THE BEE SUCKS
Written by Iolo A. Williams. Illustrated by Katharine Cameron.
Stock no. 1816229
Published by The Medici Society. Circa 1932. Very good condition.

A Book of Flower-poems. Poems chosen by Iolo A Williams. Tipped in colour plates. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignettes. vii and 87 pages. Spine lightly browned, corners lightly worn. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and some page browning to contents. All plates present.

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OSCAR WILDE: STORIES; PLAYS AND POEMS; ESSAYS AND LETTERS
Written by Oscar Wilde; Merlin Holland. Illustrated by Ian Archie Beck.
Stock no. 2125432
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 1995. Fine condition.

Three volumes. Stories, Play & Poems, Essays & Letters. Edited by Holland. Cream cloth, gilt decoration and titles. colour and b/w illustrations by Beck to the Stories volume. Contained in almost very good slip case that has small splits to a couple of edges and 3-4" split to one edge. Also scuffed with some other marks.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; George F. Maine. Illustrated by Robert Stewart Sherriffs.
Stock no. 1317375
Published by Collins. 1961. Fine condition.

Blue leather covers, gilt titles and vignette. Colour illustrations. 224 pages, all edges gilt. 9.5 x 6.75". Minimal rubbing to base of spine. Slight foxing to endpapers and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contained in original box which is lightly foxed/rubbed on base and slightly faded to top.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125337
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1909. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt decoration to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. New Edition. Bumping to corners. Darkening to spine. A few small splash/fade marks along edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Prelims of book have red damp marks to edges, corresponding to where cover edge is damp marked. Foxing.

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125309
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1915. Almost 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. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Uneven fading to covers; a few other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few margin marks to pages. Plates in excellent condition!

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THE PIG THAT SAVED THE CITY
Written by H.Y.J. Taylor. Illustrated by Noreen Littleton.
Stock no. 2125176
Published by Miss N. Littleton. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Ballad of the Famous Pig Which Caused King Charles To Raise The Siege of Gloucester September 5 1643. Green cloth, gilt title and vignette. Red and black calligraphy. Line drawings. Illustrations and calligraphy by Littleton. ISBN: 0950704202. SIGNED by Illustrator/Calligrapher, with No. 199 (assumed Limited edition). A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks.

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ROBIN HOOD
Written by Joseph Ritson.
Stock no. 2125152
Published by EP Publishing. 1972. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of all the ancient poems, songs and ballads relative to that celebrated English outlaw. Facsimile of the 1823 edition. ISBN: 0854099255. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Wrapper is creased and unevenly faded.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 1317245
Published by Gallery Childrens books. 1st thus 1990. Fine condition.

Oblong format. Green cloth, gilt title. Oval onlay to front cover. Beautiful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0856921920.

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JOHN BETJEMAN SELECTED POEMS
Written by John Betjeman; Alan Powers. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 2124470
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Pictorial paper boards, black titles with yellow highlighting. Blue endpapers with b/w illustration to centre. B/w and colour illustrations. Contained in a better than very good slipcase that has just some light scuffing.

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A RING OF BELLS
Written by John Betjeman; Irene Slade. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124293
Published by John Murray. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of John Betjeman introduced and selected for the young by Irene Slade. Sensitively illustrated by Ardizzone's b/w line drawings. Pictorial boards and title page. 129 pages includes 22 pages of notes. Bumping to a couple of corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; some edge-creasing.

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PLYMOUTH IN WAR A VERSE DOCUMENTARY
Written by Priscilla Napier.
Stock no. 2124167
Published by Erskine Press. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Originally privately published in 1978. This was written over the war years 1939-1945 and finished soon after. It could not be published then because too much of what it reported was said at the time by real people under great stress.... ISBN: 1852970634. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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DOGS OF EVERY DAY
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1317199
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"These verses specially written to accompany Mr. Aldin's drawings have appeared in the pages of "Punch" from time to time". Large format. Red cloth, dark blue titles. 12 monochrome plates plus some b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Cream dustwrapper is slightly grubby and foxed and has a few small tears at edges.

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