Smith, Elder & Co.
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Green cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned. One front endpaper is stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing.
A Fairy Story. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine with vignette to front cover. 16 b/w plates. 309 pages. Top edge gilt. Blue cloth tape to top and tail of spine. Corners are bumped. Scuff/score mark to rear cover. Tape marks and residue of tape to front joint. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout. Plate opposite page 96 has been taped back in - some edge-creasing; couple of margin tears. A reading copy.
Sub-titled The History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo. New Edition. Green cloth with gilt titles and gilt/black decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying to cloth; 2-3" split to top of spine. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Some grubby margin marks. Page browning; a little foxing. A few page edges have some chips and creasing.
Leather binding with raised bands to spine, mottle pattern to front and back. Gilt titles and decoration. Mottled endpapers with gilt borders. 7.25 x 5.5". 15 hand-coloured illustrations with paper guards. 87 pages plus 2 page publication list. All edges gilt. A little rubbing to spine and cover edges. Small patches of wear to covers, hardly noticeable because of mottle pattern. Two words in tiny writing to top edge of verso of front endpaper. A little foxing, mainly to prelims. Just a very odd mark to contents.
2nd edition. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 87 pages plus publishers booklist to rear. Top edge gilt. 15 plates hand-coloured. Tissue-guard to frontis. Yellow endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light spots to covers. Light pink damp stains to edges of endpapers. Browning to half-title, tissue-guard of frontis and to last page of booklist. Foxing and some page edge darkening throughout. A good example of the 2nd edition.
Containing a concise description of the phaenogamous British plants, which grow spontaneously in the vicinity of the Metropolis, with their localities; arranged in conformity to the Natural System: also a Linnaean Arrangement of all the indigenous British species to which is prefixed a comprehensive introduction to the natural method, an account of classification and a sketch of botanical geography. Dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and blind decoration to sides. xvi and 340 pages including index plus publisher adverts to rear. A few marks to boards in keeping with the age of the book. Spine & corners bumped and slightly worn. Foxing throughout else content clean, binding tight.
Leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Edges worn, covers scuffed. A few finger marks to contents.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ix + 453 pages. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine browned. Rear board slightly stained.
A collection of six stories. Green covers, red vignette of fish to front and spine. Red title to front cover, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis and text illustrations throughout. 252 pages plus small catalogue and specimen page. A few marks to covers. Corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper.
Green cloth with red and black title and vignette to front; gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. 252 pages. Light wear to corners.
Green cloth with red and black title and vignette to front; gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. 252 pages. Covers are browned, with some wear. A few finger marks to endpapers.