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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2119373
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, dark titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Spine is faded and foxed. Uneven fading and some other marks to covers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small splits to top and tail of spine; with fraying of cloth. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. All plates present.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1315250
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Large format. Dark blue cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine and front cover. 30 stunning tipped-in tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on card with green decorative borders. Numerous b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some very light rubbing to covers. A few foxspots/fingermarks else contents clean. All plates present, 2 have corner creases.

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HEATH ROBINSON'S BOOK OF GOBLINS
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1504631
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

A Collection of Folklore and Fairy Tales. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and blind vignettes. Top edge blue. Seven colour plates including frontis plus numerous b/w illustrations. 239 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine darkened with a couple of nicks to cloth on top edge. Bump to lower edge of front cover. Covers have some scuffing causing light patches, darkening to some edges. Completed bookplate to front endpaper. A few hinges cracked, some showing webbing beneath. Light browing to endpapers. Contents very good, just an odd mark. All colour plates present, two are partially detached.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1504580
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, dark titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Rear joint has been repaired and the spine has been reglued. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine and rear cover. Covers mottled and marked. Two letters in ink to front pastedown. Half-title page and tissue guard to frontis very browned. All colour plates present, tear to top margin of one whilst does reach illustration. Just a few fox spots. Contents mostly clean just an odd mark.

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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1314202
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Limited edition of 380 numbered and signed copies. Gilt decorated vellum. 16 superb tissue-guarded mounted colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. B/w text illustrations throughout. 254 pages. SIGNED by Robinson plus and inscription in ink "To Peter & Christopher Brinsmead, with best wishes for Xmas 1944 from Granny Heath Robinson". Copy no. 213. Very faint musty smell to contents. Covers are a little soiled. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Lacking silk ties. Joints are cracked but binding still tight. Endpapers browned. Foxspots to endpapers and some page margins. Pale page browning. A nice copy of this scarce item.

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SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY OF TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1314200
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Signed limited edition of 350 copies. Printed on handmade paper and bound in white vellum, gilt. 40 superb tipped-in colour plates on dark green mounts with captioned tissue-guards. 143 pages. Large, heavy format. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 53. A few small, light marks to covers. Silk ties are missing. Foxing to textblock and to some page margins. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (HENRY VII TO ELIZABETH)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312999
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2.5" of spine. Light scuff marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some messy colouring to the b/w illustrations. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (JAMES I TO EDWARD VII)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312998
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2" of spine. Light scratch marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Light pencil mark to rear endpaper. Some messy colour to the b/w illustrations, pencil doodles to one of the plates. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.

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THE BROTHERS ROBINSON
Written by Julia Cornelissen; Geoffrey Beare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson; Charles Robinson; T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 1312513
Published by Chris Beetles Ltd.. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Compiled by Cornelissen, introduction by Beare. Cased edition, limited to 500 copies. Black cloth with blind vignette to front cover. An exhibition catalogue. Contains brief biographies of the three brothers. Packed with colour and b/w photos and illustrations. 240 pages. ISBN: 187113630X. Contains a slip of paper stating this is copy no. 104, SIGNED by Beare. Spine of wrapper looks as though it is a little grubby but it is possible this it the way it is meant to look!? This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312474
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1915. Very good condition.

Published for the Daily Telegraph by Hodder & Stoughton. Large format. Cream cloth with dark blue titles and vignettes. 16 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown stiff paper with decorative border. 11 x 8.5". Spine bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, heavy name in pencil to front endpaper has been partially erased. Pale page edge browning. Plates all present and in fine condition. Includes "National Bands" - a speech by Rudyard Kipling, delivered at the Mansion House on Jan 27 1915.

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A SONG OF THE ENGLISH
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312289
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format, 9.75 x 7.5". Blue cloth, gilt titles and green decorations. 16 tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some hinges cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxspots else contents clean. All plates present and in fine condition. Dustwrapper has slight loss to top and tail of spine (and a slightly larger section of loss to top of front panel beside spine edge. Very scarce in dustwrapper.

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THE TALKING THRUSH AND OTHER TALES FROM INDIA
Written by W.H.D. Rouse; W. Crooke. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1310971
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. Collected by W. Crooke and retold by Rouse. Indian folk-tales. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers grubby and marked, red ink marks to front cover. Child's red ink writing to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, foxing to page edges. Front joint cracked. Lower corner of rear free-endpaper torn off (only a small piece).

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