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DICTIONARY OF AVIATION
Written by David Crocker.
Stock no. 1820965
Published by Bloomsbury. 2nd 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Second edition. Over 5,500 terms clearly defined. White pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0747572194.

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ENGLISH BOOKS WITH COLOURED PLATES 1790-1860
Written by R.V. Tooley.
Stock no. 1820959
Published by Dawson. 1979. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Revised edition with appendix. A Bibliographical Account of the most Important Books illustrated by English Artists in Colour Aquatint and Colour Lithography. ISBN: 0712909052. Board edges rubbed. Endpapers & text block grubby. Price-cut green dustwrapper is split in two at front spine edge and is edge-worn.

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FRANK RICHARDS - THE CHAP BEHIND THE CHUMS
Written by Mary Cadogan.
Stock no. 1319703
Published by Viking. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. A book about the life and works of Frank Richards. Full of photgraphs and pictures. 258 pages. 9.5 x 6.25". ISBN: 0670819468.

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WRITING FOR SCHOLARLY PUBLICATION
Written by Anne Sigismund Huff.
Stock no. 1319668
Published by Sage Publications. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

A practical guide for students and scholars, a step-by-step of the entire writing and publication process. White glazed boards. 185 pages. ISBN: 0761918043. A few small, light marks to covers. Light mark to front pastedown.

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THE TOBY TWIRL ADVENTURE BOOKS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Sheila Hodgetts; Martin Hockley. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 1319643
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Hockley, an avid collector himself, has produced this tribute and identification guide to the Toby Twirl books. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0954472004.

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THE DICTIONARY OF BRITISH BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND CARICATURISTS 1800-1914
Written by Simon Houfe.
Stock no. 1319492
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A valuable reference work for collectors of illustrated books. Large format. Dark blue boards with gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0902028731. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight grubbiness to preliminary pages, light drink splash mark to top edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and faded to spine.

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WALTER CRANE AS A BOOK ILLUSTRATOR
Written by Rodney K. Engen.
Stock no. 1319489
Published by Academy Editions. 1st UK 1975. Good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 085670170X. Covers are edge rubbed and faded to spine and edges of front cover. Small black mark to top edge of front cover. Foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.

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THE ILLUSTRATIONS OF W. HEATH ROBINSON
Written by Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1319484
Published by Werner Shaw Ltd.. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With an introduction by Oliver Robinson. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 156 pages. ISBN: 0907961029. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly faded to spine.

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A NEW BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR RACKHAM
Written by Richard Riall. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319443
Published by Ross Press. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Arthur Rackham 1867 - 1939, Books and Articles With His Illustrations. ISBN: 0952335301. Corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Textblock is a little grubby but contents are clean. Original glassine wrapper has a large tear to top front corner.

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EDMUND DULAC - HIS BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS
Written by Ann Conolly Hughey. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1319442
Published by The Buttonwood Press. 1st USA 1995. Very good condition.

A bibliography. Large format. Blue cloth, dark blue title to spine. A very useful reference work. ISBN: 0964539519. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light spots to covers. Some page corner tips slightly creased. Textblock is a little grubby and foxed. Contents generally clean.

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ART OF THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Peter Marren; Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1820185
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. 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. SIGNED by both authors (no dedication) to title page. Blue wraparound band with title on present, slightly scuffed.

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TINTIN THE COMPLETE COMPANION
Written by Michael Farr. Illustrated by Herge.
Stock no. 2133451
Published by John Murray. 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This is the first book to explore the sources in real life of all the Tintin adventures and it will delight Tintinologists everywhere. Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 205 pages. ISBN: 0719555221. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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