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THE ANIMAL STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1318457
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1908. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and illustration to front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 400 pages. All edges gilt. Spine faded and worn with slight loss of cloth to top and tail. Corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper.

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THE BLUE POETRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 1318456
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1918. Good condition.

New Impression. Lovely blue cloth covers with blind stamped design to front and gilt title to spine. Numerous illustrations in b/w throughout. 348 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Pencil writing to front endpapers has been erased. Tissue-guard to frontis is browned and there is some light foxing to the contents. The binding is slightly pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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THE GOLLIWOGG'S DESERT ISLAND
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 1318243
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1906. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Large, oblong format. Wonderful colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and scuffed, stain to spine edge of front cover where colour has seeped from cloth. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked (between endpaper and title-page). Contents are foxed and slightly grubby. A nice copy overall.

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THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 2131548
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1921. Almost very good condition.

New Impression. Red cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine, stamped vignette to front cover. 419 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded, with bumping. Marks and spots to covers. Wear to corners. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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MEMOIRS OF THE CIVIL WAR IN WALES AND THE MARCHES 1642-1649 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by John Roland Phillips.
Stock no. 2127590
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1874. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy cloth, gilt titles to spines. Volume 2 is Documents. Spines are very browned, with some marks. Bumping to corners. Some uneven fading to edges. Names in ink to front pastedowns. Foxing to outer page edges. A few page edges are uncut.

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FLOWER LEGENDS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Hilda Murray. Illustrated by J.S. Eland.
Stock no. 2126687
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1ST 1901. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour plates. A few marks to covers; some nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is a bit cracked. Some marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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WOLFE IN SCOTLAND IN THE '45 AND FROM 1749 TO 1753
Written by J.T. Findlay.
Stock no. 2125577
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine, blind title to front cover. B/w frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine, with a few chips/nicks to cloth at top and tail. Fade along edge of back cover, next to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to enapapers and outer page edges.

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THE GOLLIWOGG AT THE SEA-SIDE
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 2125350
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Oblong format. Bold colour illustrations throughout. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Dark damp marks along cover edges. A few foxspots. Some margin marks; one margin tear to page 5/6 (around 1"). Light page corner creasing.

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THE GOLLIWOGG'S BICYCLE CLUB
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 2125349
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1896. Fair condition.

Oblong format. Blue cloth spine. Profusely illustrated in bright colours. Cloth spine is browned, with some wear; couple of small nicks to top and tail. Scuffing to covers. Corners are heavily worn; some bumped. Front endpaper is MISSING. Prelims are loose, with creasing, foxing and edge-chipping and small tears. Front joint is broken: some weak stitching can be seen. Some foxing and grubby margin marks. Illustrations are still nice and bright. A reading copy.

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THOMAS CARLYLE A HISTORY OF HIS LIFE IN LONDON 1834-1881 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by James Anthony Froude.
Stock no. 2124795
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1897. Very good condition.

New Edition. Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine. Spines are a bit faded, with some wear. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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THE PRINCESS NOBODY
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Richard Doyle; Edmund Evans.
Stock no. 2123409
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. Good condition.

A Tale of Fairy Land. Superb colour illustrations of fairies by Richard Doyle as well as sepia drawings. These pictures were originally published in 1869 and Lang admired them so much that he wrote this story to fit around the illustrations. Burgundy cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. B/w illustrated endpapers. Printed in colour by Edmund Evans. 56 pages. Binding is weak, hinges are cracked; front hinge is partially broken. Scuffing and other marks to covers; some chipping and loss at edges of covers. Staples rusted. front endpaper is partially stuck next to spine to front pastedown. Some foxing and page markings. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.

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THE BOOK OF FAIRY POETRY
Written by Dora Owen. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1507205
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

A collection of fairy poems by poets such as Keats, De La Mare, Lang, Milton, Rosetti, etc. edited by Dora Owen. Grey cloth, blue titles and vignettes. Illustrated endpapers. 16 beautiful tipped in and guarded colour plates mounted on grey card. 180pp. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A little darkening to spine and some cover edges. A few light spots to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to prelims, page edges and last couple of pages. Grubby fingermarks to last text page. Edge of page 9/10 and 11/12 has not been cut in binding process so pages still joined, a couple of other pages edges have uneven edges assume were not cut and have been opened roughly. Contents generally clean. All plates present, 2 have very light corner creases, paper guard to frontis has vertical crease.

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