Eyre & Spottiswoode
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A continent at war - the Seven Years' War in America. First published in two volumes in 1884. This edition has an Historical Foreword by Esmond Wright, Professor fo Modern History in the University of Glasgow. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Maps to endpapers. B/w frontis. Top edge blue. xx and 719 pages including index. Spotting to covers. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with tears and chips, but minimal loss; some browning.
A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to top and tail of spine and some slight fading to lower cover edges. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss and more substantial loss to base of spine and lower edge of rear panel (1"). Dustwrapper is also slightly grubby.
Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Some rubbing to covers. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to contents.
A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine slightly bumped with browning/foxing, small brown spot to front cover and some slight discolouration to rear cover. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. A few small marks at page margins. Price-cut wrapper is chipped at edges with loss, grubby and foxed on rear panel.
IN LONDON DURING THE GREAT WAR: THE DIARY OF A JOURNALIST
Written by Michael Macdonagh.
Stock no. 2134002
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1935. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photographic frontis. Reprint. Scarce! Spine is browned; some other uneven browning and marks to covers. Corners and spine are bumped. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.
The story of the adventures of a small boy named Roddy and his little mongrel terrier, Scuttle. Beige cloth, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. Uneven fading to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Forty Sketches of Hunting Scenes and Countries. Selected studies from Cecil Aldin's Sketch Books, chosen and arranged by him for a volume of Hunting sketches which was not published. Large format. White cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth covers with gilt title to front. Boards marked and affected by damp to rear (cloth crinkled). Slight bowing to boards. Corners bumped & worn. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Lower front corner of boards has been bumped which gives rise to faint creasing of lower corner of contents. Minor foxing throughout also affects illustrations.
Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, colour plates and b/w illustrations. Mostly about fox hunting. Spine browned with foxing. A few marks to covers. Rear cover has a few impact points. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots throughout. All plates present.
Red cloth. Black title to spine. B/w drawings. Two-tone frontispiece. Map to endpapers. Second Impression. Spine faded, covers lightly marked. Foxing to endpapers and a little to text block. First and last hinge cracked. Name in ink to top edge of first blank pate. Hinges pulled but binding tight. A few light marks to contents.
Red cloth, gilt title and vignette. Colour frontis. Black and cream illustrations to text. Covers very slightly grubby. Very pale scattered foxspots.
The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. First Cheap Edition. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Green cloth. Covers unevenly faded, slight bubbling of cloth to rear board. Name & address in ink to free front endpaper. Scattered foxing to contents.
Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly worn to edges, with a few tiny nicks; some foxing.