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THE CLASSIC BOATING NOVELS OF ARTHUR RANSOME (12 VOLUMES)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 2126550
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
All twelve volumes, contained in blue slip case with gilt titles to ends. Titles include: Swallows and Amazons, Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Winter Holiday; Coot Club; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go to Sea; Secret Water; The Big Six; Missee Lee; Picts & Martyrs; Great Northern. Green boards, gilt titles to spines. B/w illustrations. Contained in very good, original slip case that has some scuffing to base.
PASTURE AND POLITICS
Written by Richard Tapper.
Stock no. 2126439
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Economics, conflict and ritual among Shahsevan nomads of north western Iran. Studies in Anthropology Series. ISBN: 0126836604. Wrapper is edge-creased with some rubbing.
THE TYGER TRAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126435
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A rich blend of mystery and excitement involving an Indian tray, a tiger skin and some very powerful hocus-pocus! Purple boards with gilt title to spine. B/w woodcut illustrations. ISBN: 041665830X. Light bumping along cover edges. A couple of small fade marks. Creasing to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.
BIGGLES AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2126434
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Maroon/red boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0340030925. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. One hinge by free front endpaper is a little pulled. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some browning to spine.
GLUE AND LACQUER FOUR CAUTIONARY TALES
Written by Harold Acton; Lee Yi-Hsieh; Arthur Waley. Illustrated by Eric Gill; Denis Tegetmeier.
Stock no. 2126393
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1941. Very good condition.
Translated from the Chinese by Acton & Yi-Hsieh. With Illustrations from Drawings by Gill, interpreted on copper by Tegetmeier. Limited edition to 350 copies. Printed on mould-made paper and bound in 1/4 morocco. Yellow cloth covers, with gilt title. Preface by Waley. This is Copy No. 72. Leather spine is faded, with wear to edges; couple of tiny chips to base. A few small bumps along cover edges and to corners. Foxing, mostly to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. All engravings are present.
THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN A HISTORICAL ATLAS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by M.H. Cobb.
Stock no. 2126392
Published by Ian Allan. 2005. Very good condition.
Large format. Green glazed boards. Revised Edition. At a scale of 1 inch to 1 mile. ISBN: 0711030022. Spines are faded. Small tear hole to side of spine on Volume 1. Contents are still excellent. Contained in original slip case that has some scuffing and 1" tear along one edge.
THE BOOK OF DECORATIVE FURNITURE ITS FORM, COLOUR, & HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edwin Foley. Illustrated by Edwin Foley; et al..
Stock no. 2126391
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spines; blind titles and decorations to front covers. With One Hundred Reproductions in Full-Colour Facsimile of Drawings by the Author, and One Thousand Text Illustrations; Correlated Charts of British Woodwork Styles and Contemporaries; Decorative Furnishing Accessories; Principle Trees; &c. Bumping and wear to spines, corners and cover edges. Tear to top of spine on Volume II. Other smaller nicks and chips, with some fraying to cloth. What looks like damp marks to bottom of front cover of Volume II. Spotting to covers. All plates present. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.
RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald; Omar Khayyam; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat; Stephen Raw.
Stock no. 2126386
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Fine condition.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia, Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by Byatt, full page colour illustrations throughout by Puttapipat, Top edge gilt. Blue Nigerian Goatskin spine with gilt title, purple vendome cloth sides. Gilt endpapers. Originally published in 1859. 69 pages. In superb condition. Still with original slip case, which has large pictorial onlay to one side; just a few light marks to edges.
Written by Aesop. Illustrated by Charles Folkard.
Stock no. 2126385
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1912. Very good condition.
The De Luxe limited edition of 250 copies. Cream pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Large format. 12 wonderful tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards plus b/w text illustrations. 209 numbered pages, top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Burgundy silk page marker. SIGNED by Publishers. This is Copy No. 184. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening/browning to spine. A few grubby marks to covers. Yellow stain to one corner of rear cover. Front joint is cracked. Foxing to pages in varying degrees; some pages just have foxing to outer page edges. All colour plates are present and in excellent condition!
TENNYSON'S GUINEVERE AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Alfred Tennyson. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 2126384
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.
Deluxe white binding with gilt titles and decorations to spine, gilt illustration to front cover. 24 tissue-guarded tipped-in colour plates, mounted on green card. 12 full-page b/w illustrations and other decorations. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Green pictorial endpapers. Wear to a couple of tiny nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. Contents page has corner creased. All plates are present and are in gorgeous condition!
STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DESIGN: DATA AND FORMULAE
Written by E.A. Phillipson.
Stock no. 2126383
Published by Locomotive Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Contains 27 folding plates. Spine is browned. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Joints have slight cracking. Foxing and browning to some pages. Mis-folds to a few fold-out diagram pages. Odd margin mark.
EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2126380
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.
De-luxe edition limited to only 350 signed and numbered copies. 15 glorious tipped-in colour plates mounted on vellum, each mount edged with gold. White cloth elaborately decorated with gilt to front cover and spine. Vellum endpapers. Deckled edges. 170 pages. 11.5 x 9". SIGNED by Dulac to verso of a free front endpaper. This is Copy No. 52. Spine and edges are browned. Bump to bottom of spine. Some grubby marks to cloth. Surface paper damage to front pastedown, where it appears that something has been removed (possibly a bookplate). Front endpaper has inscriptions in ink; one crossed out, with tape glue marks, where again it appears that something has been removed. Rear pastedown also has some surface paper damage. Edge tear to margin on one contents page. Some darkening and grubby margin marks to pages. All plates are present and beautifully bright.