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Constable and Company Ltd.

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FROM THE CRUSADES TO THE FRENCH REVOLUTION A HISTORY OF THE LA TREMOILLE FAMILY
Written by Winifred Stephens.
Stock no. 2125590
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1913. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine, small vignette to front cover. B/w plates. Some fading to spine. A few marks to covers. Bumping. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Underlining in pencil to some text.
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD
Written by George Bernard Shaw. Illustrated by John Farleigh.
Stock no. 2124085
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, white titles and illustration. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Looks like top of spine has been repaired with glue. Some scuffing to edges. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper.
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LEWIS CARROLL
Written by Derek Hudson.
Stock no. 2123934
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition.

An Illustrated Biography. Card wraps. ISBN: 009464280X. Spine is browned with vertical crease.
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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1814880
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

Cheap Edition (no plates present). A Fairy-tale for a Land-Baby. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt titles. Lighter blue boards, black titles and illustration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Gilt to spine faded. Corners of boards rubbed. Musty odour present. Contents clean. A nice copy.
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2123538
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 3rd issue 1919. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth spine with green title, green paper boards. 12 exquisite tipped-in colour plates, mounted on captioned paper with borders. Lovely b/w illustrations (full-page and text). 185 pages. Top edge green. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Some uneven fading to covers. Some foxing throughout. All plates present. Wrapper is edge-creased and worn, with a little surface paper damage to rear panel.
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OLD-TIME STORIES
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1507456
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1921. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. Circular white and gilt illustration to front cover. 6 richly coloured plates mounted on card, plus numerous b/w illustrations, many full-page. Translated from the French by A.E. Johnson. Spine bumped, worn and faded/browned, nicks to cloth at ends. Corners bumped and worn, damp staining to bottom corners. A few marks to covers including damage to gilt writing on front cover. Covers faded alongside spine. Red colour from covers to bottom corner of first and last few pages. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Ink inscription and small bookseller's sticker to rear endpapers. Foxing throughout. All plates present, 2 have light corner creases.
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BILL THE MINDER
Written by W. Heath Robinson. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1506866
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1912. Good condition.

Blue cloth covers, gilt titles to spine and black vignette. Black titles and small onlay to front cover. 4 mounted colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. 254 pages. 9 x 7". 7.5" split to rear edge of spine. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine darkened. Covers grubby and lightly scuffed. Joints and a couple of hinges cracked, rear joint showing webbing. Some foxing. Contents generally clean.
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A GOLDEN LAND
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone; Gillian Conway; et al..
Stock no. 1506518
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book of new and old stories, poems and songs, edited by Reeves. Blue cloth covers with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 496 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". Includes Paul The Hero of the Fire and Nicholas and the Fast Moving Diesel - both written and illustrated by Ardizzone. Base of spine bumped. Large pen inscription, by child, to front endpaper. Browning to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears, creasing and chips along top edge. Spine faded/browned.
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PEACOCK PIE - A BOOK OF RHYMES
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1405775
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Colour frontis, numerous b/w text and full page illustrations throughout. Green cloth covers, gilt illustration and titles to front. 178 pages. 8.5 x 6.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Board edges darkened. Both joints beginning to crack. Heavy browning to endpapers, tissue guard and title page. Some foxing, worst on prelims and last couple of pages and page edges.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2120331
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st thus 1909. Very good condition.

Originally published by Freemantle in 1900, Constable purchased the copyright and reissued this sumptuous version with revised, redrawn and recoloured illustrations. Crimson cloth with gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 40 exquisite tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Red and grey pictorial endpapers. Top edge red. 325 pages. Title on front cover and spine is "Grimm's Fairy Tales". Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. 1-2" split to top of middle of spine; a little fraying to cloth. Some foxing; a few grubby margin marks. Tipped-in plates themselves are fine; a few marks to pages that they are tipped-on to. Plate page between pages 80 + 81 is partially detached to top; hinge is a bit pulled. All plates present.
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THE THEORY OF PROPORTION
Written by M.J.M. Hill.
Stock no. 2119638
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1914. Very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxing and page browning.
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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1505117
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st thus 1909. Fair condition.

Originally published by Freemantle in 1900, Constable purchased the copyright and reissued this sumptuous version with revised, redrawn and recoloured illustrations. Crimson cloth with gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 40 exquisite tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Red and grey pictorial endpapers. Top edge red. 325 pages. Title on front cover and spine is "Grimm's Fairy Tales". Spine is damaged - 3.5" split to edge of front cover at base, 1.5" to centre of spine at top. Spine also slightly faded. One plate (opposite page 28) is detached, one opposite page 90 is creased, all others present and mostly in fine condition. Tissue-guard for frontis is missing, a couple of others are loose with ragged edges. Foxing and some fingering to contents. A good copy of a scarce Rackham edition.
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