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THE JOURNAL OF BEATRIX POTTER FROM 1881 TO 1897
Written by Beatrix Potter; Leslie Linder. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 2135498
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Illustrated with facsimile pages from Beatrix Potter's secret journal which was written for her eyes only. Green boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 28 colour illustrations and 39 b/w. ISBN: 0723201390. Some odour to book. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; browning; tears and chips of loss; some fading.

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ARTHUR RACKHAM - A LIFE WITH ILLUSTRATION
Written by James Hamilton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1822330
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. Circa 1995. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1857936345. 4th printing. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Rear cover browned and lightly creased, couple of publisher labels. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean.

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Written by Richard Dalby. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith; Kay Nielsen; Edmund Dulac; Millicent Sowerby; Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1321533
Published by Michael O'Mara books Limited. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Short biographies of more than 50 of the artists whose talents helped to create the Golden Age. Large format, green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1854790412. Spine and corners are bumped and rubbed. Pale page edge browning. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a small nick to top of spine.

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ILLUSTRATORS ISSUE TWENTY-FOUR FRENCH MOVIE POSTERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Boris Grinsson; Clement Hurel; Jean Mascii; et al..
Stock no. 2135115
Published by Geoff West. 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781907081491.

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ILLUSTRATORS ISSUE TWENTY-SIX
No author listed. Illustrated by John Millar Watt; Petar Meseldzija; Philip Mendoza.
Stock no. 2135114
Published by Geoff West. 2019. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781907081668.

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WHO'S WHO IN NEWPORT
Written by Samuel D. Williams.
Stock no. 1821920
Published by The Williams Press Limited. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Adverts to front and rear. B/w photos. A few marks to boards. Light browning to endpapers.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1821659
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

The history of the artwork of the dustwrappers, describing the frantic workings behind the seemingly serene collection of illustrations that have shaped Britain's most iconic natural history series. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 310 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007284719. Light rubbing to board corners. Contents fine.

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN ENGLAND
Written by F.J. Harvey Darton.
Stock no. 1320957
Published by Cambridge University Press. 3rd 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"Five Centuries of Social Life". Third edition revised by Brian Alderson. Brown boards, gilt title and vignette. Beige endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 398 pages. 10 x 7". ISBN: 0521240204. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and just a little rubbed at edges.

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SIXPENNY WONDERFULS 6D GEMS FROM THE PAST
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320956
Published by Chatto & Windus; The Hogarth Press. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations of the front covers of books first published between 1880 and 1914. ISBN: 0701139366. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed, tiny indentation to top edge of front cover. Erased pencil markings to endpapers.

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COLLECTING THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Tim Bernhard; Timothy Loe.
Stock no. 1821617
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Fine condition.

Large format. Matt illustrated boards. Blue patterned endpapers. 352 pages including Index. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007367153.

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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD?
Written by Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish. Illustrated by Richard Beards.
Stock no. 2134402
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions. Black cloth spine with gilt title, colourful pictorial paper boards. Brown endpapers. B/w illustrations. Contained in black slipcase which has a few light marks.

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CHAMBERS BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
Written by J.O. Thorne; T.C. Collocott.
Stock no. 1821324
Published by Folio Society; W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1974. Very good condition.

Revised Edition. Printed for W & R Chambers Ltd. and published by Folio Society. Full brown leather binding with gilt title to spine and gilt & blind repeating patterns. Decorated endpapers. 1432 pages. Top edge gilt. ISBN: 0550160019. Board edges and spine slightly grubby through previous use. Text block slightly grubby. Front hinge between title page and first blank page is pulled. Grubby stain to preface pages. Otherwise contents clean. No slipcase.

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