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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318755
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Covers slightly rubbed. Some surface paper loss to the pictorial onlay to front cover. Front joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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FURIOUS HOURS
Written by Casey Cep.
Stock no. 2132319
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 2019. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee. The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer. Brown boards, red title to spine. B/w photos. 314 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781785150739. Wrapper just very slightly rubbed at edges.

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AWAKENING
Written by John Galsworthy. Illustrated by R.H. Sauter.
Stock no. 2132132
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

Brown boards, gilt title & vignette to front, and title to spine. Colour frontis plus numerous b/w and blue two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2132021
Published by William Heinemann. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale green cloth, silver titles and vignette. Decorated endpapers. 13 colour illustrations (produced on 7 plates), many b/w illustrations. 223 pages. 8 x 5.25". Foxing and a couple of damp marks to endpapers. Foxing also to outer page edges. Wrapper has a little purple pen to front panel, which has couple of closed tears. Some grubby marks also to wrapper.

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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318101
Published by William Heinemann. 1920. Very good condition.

Brown cloth. Black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents are browned (particularly to endpapers and plate mounts (plates themselves still bright). A couple of plates have light corner creases.

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THE HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318020
Published by William Heinemann. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14 x 10"). Pictorial paperwraps showing Miss Muffet with cobweb and spider. Colour illustrations throughout. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin on small piece of white paper which has been tipped onto the title-page. Cover edges are slightly worn, splits to spine. There is some loss to the top edge of the rear cover. Some light stains and creases to covers. Some light fingermarks to page margins and some light foxspots but generally contents are clean.

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RIGHT ROYAL
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318013
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles and horsehead vignette to front. 4 tipped-in colour plates. A horse-racing poem. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Browning to endpapers, light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some slight chipping with loss and a grubby mark with some slight surface paper damage to author's name on front panel.

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130776
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, silver title to spine and very small vignette to front board. Green endpapers. 6 double-sided colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations to text. 153 pages. ISBN: 0434958581. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks; closed tear to top edge of front panel.

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130192
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, silver title to spine and very small vignette to front board. Green endpapers. 6 double-sided colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations to text. 153 pages. ISBN: 0434958581. Heavy bump to edge of front cover. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Contents are lovely and bright. Wrapper is creased with small tear hole near top of spine and another couple to corners.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129968
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1909. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Chipping to paper on spine, with loss. Corners are bumped. Some marks to covers. Small amount of ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127691
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Trade edition. Brown cloth. Gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. With a prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading/marks to covers, with scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which also has some corner creasing. Light corner crease to frontis, other plates are fine! Some foxing and browning.

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THE DUCHESSE DE CHEVREUSE
Written by Louis Batiffol.
Stock no. 2125578
Published by William Heinemann. 1913. Good condition.

A Life of Intrigue and Adventure In The Days of Louis XIII. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some white marks to covers and other areas of spotting. Foxing to pages throughout, some of which also have their text underlined in pencil.

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