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David McKay Company

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND
Written by George MacDonald. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2126376
Published by David McKay Company. 1st thus 1919. Very good condition.

Beige cloth, gilt title to spine and large pictorial onlay to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 8 colour plates plus illustration to title-page. 342 pages, top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and a couple of corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby margin marks. Browning and some foxing to outer page edges. All plates present.

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SISTER ANNE
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Katharine Sturges.
Stock no. 2125753
Published by David McKay Company. 1st USA 1932. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. This was the author's last book (published in USA). B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Some browning to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. The frontis in this edition is opposite page 7 (correct for the 1st edition).

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THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN
Written by George MacDonald. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 2125651
Published by David McKay Company. 1st thus 1920. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth, gilt title to spine and large pictorial onlay to front cover. Brown pictorial endpapers. 8 lovely colour plates plus illustration to title-page. 203 pages, top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few nicks to corners. Cup ring mark to front cover. A few grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front free endpaper. Some foxing throughout and to outer page edges. First plate is especially affected, but also has much edge-creasing and some small margin tears and chips.

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WILLY POGANY'S WATER-COLOR LESSONS
No author listed. Illustrated by Willy Pogany.
Stock no. 2113116
Published by David McKay Company. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Including Gouache. Colour & b/w illustrations. Browning to spine and couple of cover edges.

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BEN-HUR
Written by Lew Wallace.
Stock no. 2112666
Published by David McKay Company. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Contains the story of Ben-Hur, Maps of Jerusalem and Travels in the Mediterranean, Plan of Circus Racing Chariot, Diagrams of many fighting galleries and much, much more. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. ISBN: 0679203923. Some page browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some marks and edge-creasing.

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IVANHOE
Written by Sir Walter Scott.
Stock no. 2112665
Published by David McKay Company. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and partial sword to front cover. B/w and two-colour illustrations. This is a reprint of the edition published by The Felix Gluck Press Limited. American edition. Contains The story of Ivanhoe; Armour, Shields, Weapons, Tournaments and Jousts, Coins, Fortresses and Castles. A Glossary of Chivalry and much more... ISBN: 067920394X. Light bumping along cover edges. Some page browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with couple of closed edge-tears.

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MICKEY MOUSE STORY BOOK
Written by Walt Disney. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 381780
Published by David McKay Company. 1st 1931. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations from the cartoon films. 62 pages. If you flick through the pages Mickey and Minnie both dance at the bottom corners. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Front cover almost detached.. Some light vertical creases to rear cover. A couple of small, light marks to page margins else contents clean.

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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 378786
Published by David McKay Company. 1st USA 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This is the U.S. edition. Light blue cloth, gilt vignettes and titles to spine and front cover. Top edges gilt. White design on green endpapers. 232 pages. 10 x 7.5". 12 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Spine very slightly bumped and rubbed. Top 2" of spine and a tiny section to top edge of rear cover faded. A few tiny spots to edge of textblock. Endpapers are browned. Dustwrapper is edge torn with tape repairs on verso, loss to top of spine and slightly grubby on rear panel.

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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 576259
Published by David McKay Company. 1st 1929. Fine condition.

Deluxe edition limited to 775 copies (575 for England and 200 for the United States). Bound in vellum with gold lettering and border to front cover. Gold titles and vignette to spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 232 pages. 10.25 x 8". 12 coloured plates and 22 b/w drawings. Grey-green and white pictorial endpapers. SIGNED by Rackham. This is copy no. 133 of the American issue. This is a stunning copy with no marks on the vellum other than a tiny rub to the edge of the rear cover and a small crack (0.5") at top and tail of the spine. The front endpaper has a 0.5" closed margin tear, there is a tiny gold gallery label to the rear pastedown, otherwise the contents are fine with all plates present and no foxing. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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MICKEY MOUSE STORIES BOOK NO. 2
Written by Walt Disney. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 715833
Published by David McKay Company. 1st 1934. Good condition.

Pictorial card wraps showing Mickey giving a bone to Pluto. B/w illustrations. Small pictures to page corners which appear to move when pages flicked. Covers quite badly creased. Faint dampstains to side of spine and small patch of surface paper missing from rear cover. Some grubby marks to page margins. A respectable copy of a rare book.

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