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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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THE SECRET GARDEN
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125173
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 charming colour plates with captioned paper guards. Top edge green. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and scuffing to covers. A few splits to sides of spine; appears that a couple may have been repaired; some fraying to cloth at edges; browning to spine. Joints are weak and have been 'strengthened' with white paper tape. Some creasing to endpapers. Page edge browning. Odd margin marks. All plates are present; the plate opposite page 56 has a torn tissue-guard.

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CHRISTMAS TALES OF FLANDERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
Stock no. 2124948
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1917. Very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth with brown titles and decorations. Tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w and two-tone illustrations. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Popular fables and legends from Flanders and Brabant, which have been told to children throughout Belgium for centuries. 144 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing throughout. Tissue-guards are very browned.

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THE PERVERSE WIDOW AND THE WIDOW
Written by Richard Steele; Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124874
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Two short stories in one volume. 3 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown card plus b/w text illustrations. Small format. Brown boards with onlay to front. Some chipping/splits to spine. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. All 3 tipped-in colour plates are present.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317183
Published by William Heinemann. 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cheaper edition. Red cloth, black titles and vignettes. 8 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 223 numbered pages. 8 x 5.5". A chunky book being 1.5" thick. Spine slightly bumped. Some slight fading to spine and covers. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is grubby at front edges, has some slight foxing and has a few small tape repairs.

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CHRISTMAS TALES OF FLANDERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
Stock no. 1815411
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1917. Good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth with brown titles and decorations. Tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w and two-tone illustrations. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Popular fables and legends from Flanders and Brabant, which have been told to children throughout Belgium for centuries. 144 pages. Boards marked and mottled, corners bumped & worn. 0.5" loss to top of spine. Foxing throughout. All colour plates present.

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814791
Published by William Heinemann. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Edges rubbed. Gilt still bright. Scattered foxing and browning to contents. All plates present.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814697
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Light brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 40 exquisite colour plates mounted on cream paper. Large format. Spine lightly browned, boards a little mucky. Front edge of spine split. Bookplate of Leslie S White to front pastedown. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Light browning to contents. All plates present and in fine condition.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2123417
Published by William Heinemann. 1st USA 1915. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The first Dickens story Rackham attempted. Despite its ghostliness and opportunities for the supernatural, Rackham did not exploit these to the full. He seems to have voluntarily passed up the opportunity to terrify his readers, choosing instead to calm them with charming images of families enjoying the spirit of Christmas. Perhaps his choice resulted from the mood of national anxiety and tragedy of wartime. 147pp. 8 x 6". 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations and decorations. First American edition. Lavender cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Grey/white pictorial endpapers. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. All colour plates are present, with captioned tissue-guards. Wrapper is in two pieces, all the way down spine edge next to front cover; repaired previously to verso with tape. A few other closed tears and small nicks, but minimal loss.

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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE
Written by Algernon C. Swinburne; Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1208698
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1918. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

As the close of his life approached, Swinburne often expressed his desire to extract from his various volumes those poems addressed to children. He died without doing so. Edmund Gosse has brought together this collection of Swinburne's poems which are concerned with infancy. Rackham's delicate and romantic illustrations are a perfect complement to the text. 8 colour plates plus b/w text decorations. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green/white decorated endpapers. 133pp. cr 4to. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers beautifully bright and clean. Foxing to endpapers. A few small margin marks. All plates present. Later dustwrapper (1922) has 2.5 inch closed tear to top of front panel, repaired with sticky tape to verso. Rest of wrapper has some browning; edge-creasing and small chips and nicks to corners.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by C.S. Evans. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1407064
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Reissue of the edition First published in 1920. Purple cloth boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front board. Entrancing b/w silhouette illustrations plus 3 double-page tri- colour spreads and a colour frontis. ISBN: 0434958603. Spine and corners bumped. Small bump to edge of rear board. Slight creasing to front endpaper. Light foxing to top of text block. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed. Tiny hole to top of rear panel. Publisher's price label to front flap.

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1316706
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Spine and corners are bumped and worn. There are some marks to the covers and some foxing to the spine. Joints cracked. Endpapers lightly browned/foxed. Some page browning and foxing to the contents. Plates all present and in excellent condition, 1 just has a very small white mark to the lower edge (printing error?).

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