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CONFERENCE AT COLD COMFORT FARM
Written by Stella Gibbons.
Stock no. 1824557
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Sequel to Cold Comfort Farm where Flora Poste, now Mrs Charles Fairford, once again represents the forces of sanity and order in a new battle. A classic satire. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Boards a little browned and scuffed. Text block browned. Contents clean. Price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper is browned and has a closed tear across top of spine (no loss), minor chipping to base of spine.

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SONGS OF CHILDHOOD
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Estella Canziani.
Stock no. 1323667
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st thus 1923. Very good condition.

Originally published in 1902, this is the new and limited edition of 310 copies. Cream vellum spine with gilt title, grey boards. 8 pretty colour plates mounted with tissue-guards plus b/w illustrations. 172 pages, edges untrimmed. This is copy no. 204 SIGNED by the author. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine and cover edges browned. Covers slightly grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Tissue-guards to plates are browned. A couple of hinges are cracked. A few foxspots to contents.

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THE TRUE STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Lockhart Bogle; Lucien Davis; H.J. Ford; C. H. M. Kerr; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 2140481
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1910. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover, vignette to spine. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. A few marks to covers. Some browning to endpapers, with foxspots. A few hinges are pulled.

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THE FLYING BOOK 1917
Written by W.L. Wade.
Stock no. 1823834
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.; The Aviation World Publishing Company. 1917. Very good condition.

Brown boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. B/w photos and illustrations. 18 pages + 291 pages plus 8 pages of adverts. Rebound with new boards, original front cover onlaid to front board (small patch of surface paper loss). New endpapers with original pastedowns on inside boards. A few foxspots present. Plate facing page 103 replaced with a loosely inserted photocopy. Rear board a little grubby.

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THE RED BOOK OF HEROES
Written by Mrs. Lang; Andrew Lang. Illustrated by A. Wallis Mills.
Stock no. 2139770
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1909. Slightly better than good condition.

Edited by Andrew Lang. Red covers with extensive gilt decorations. Containing 8 colour plates and numerous illustrations. 368 pages. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to cover edges/corners. Some fading and what appears to be damp marking to covers. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Joints are a bit cracked. Some browning. Pencil underling in places. Margin marks. Page corner creasing; a few small margin tears.

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THE BLUE POETRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 2139764
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1891. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth. Beautiful gilt decoration to front cover. B/w plates. All edges gilt. Gilt decorations to front cover are still lovely and bright! Spine is a bit darkened. Bumping to corners. Foxing to varying degrees to pages throughout book.

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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 2139762
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1889. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth covers, gilt title to spine and vignettes to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 390 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. All edges gilt. Catalogue to rear of book is dated August 1889. Spine is bumped with wear and faded. Corners are bumped. Front hinge next to frontis page is cracked, with browning glue marks showing. Frontis is edge-creased with a few nicks and some foxing. Tissue guard to frontis is heavily foxed. A couple of hinges are pulled. Foxing to varying degrees to pages throughout book.

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STORIES OF THE SAINTS FOR CHILDREN - THE BLACK LETTER SAINTS
Written by Mrs. Molesworth.
Stock no. 1322905
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1892. Very good condition.

Red decorated cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Black endpapers. 231 pages and 16 page catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight darkening to spine and cover edges. Scratch mark to gilt on textblock else contents clean.

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THE GREEN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 2139414
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

Specially rebound in modern green leather binding, with raised bands to spine, title blocks, with gilt titles and decorations. Marbled endpapers. All edges are marbled. Numerous b/w illustrations. Wear and chipping to leather on spine and edges. Some scuffing. Front joint is partially cracked in a few places. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Soem foxing and browning.

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MEMOIRS OF MAJOR-GENERAL SIR HENRY HAVELOCK, K.C.B.
Written by John Clark Marshman.
Stock no. 2138555
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1890. Good condition.

New edition. Red cloth with silver titles and decorations. Splits to sides of spine with fraying to cloth and wear; a little loss. Foxing and browning throughout. A reading copy.

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THE SALMON
Written by A.E. Gathorne-Hardy; Claud Douglas Pennant; Alexander Innes Shand; Alfred E.T. Watson. Illustrated by Douglas Adams; Charles Whymper.
Stock no. 2136042
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1898. Very good condition.

Fur, Feather and Fin Series. Beige pictorial cloth with red and gilt titles. B/w illustrations. With chapters on The Law of Salmon Fishing and Cookery. Darkening to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. Some browning.

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THE TROUT
Written by Marquess Of Granby; F.H. Custance; Alexander Innes Shand; Alfred E.T. Watson. Illustrated by J.E. Grace.
Stock no. 2136041
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Fur, Feather and Fin Series. Beige pictorial cloth with red and gilt titles. B/w illustrations and photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Ink name stamp to half-title page. Page browning.

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