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RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318503
Published by William Heinemann. 3rd 1907. Good condition.

Frontis and 50 superb colour plates, tissue-guarded and mounted on green card at rear of book, one pair of plates are on facing pages. 62 text pages. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Damp staining to cover edges. Spine bumped, 2" split to lower front edge. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. There is light foxing to the text pages and also the tissue-guards. All the plates are fine.

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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 SENSITIVE PLANT
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2129086
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Cream vellum, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. Gilt titles to spine. De-Luxe edition. 18 mounted tissue-guarded colour and tinted plates. Plus delicate tinted illustrations on every page. An exquisite book. 128 pages. Uneven browning/spotting to covers, especially spine. Front cover a little bowed. Inscription in ink to bottom of half-title page. A few light margin marks. Some browning and a little creasing to a few tissue-guards. Top page corners to pages at beginning of book (upto roughly page 22/23) have a bit of creasing. Tipped-in colour plates are stunning!

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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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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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