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Image for THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D.C. ITS PRINCIPAL ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE FEATURES in the colours of the originals

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D.C. ITS PRINCIPAL ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE FEATURES in the colours of the originals

By: --------------

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, HOWARD GREY DOUGLAS: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122437

Condition: Good


Slate Green Heavy paper covers with cloth quarter binding laced with cord. Laid on colour plate and printed short title in white. Landscape format 240 x 280 mm approx. Bound in 8pp contents booklet on white laid paper. Unpaginated. 22 full colour tipped in plates all as called for. Undated. Copyright date to reverse of front cover1901.Presumed 1st Edition as later copies have black and white illustrations. Good (Book- rubbing and nicks to edges of covers. The book has re... View more info

Image for ROMAN ANTIQUITIES: OR AN ACCOUNT OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE ROMANS; DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE THE LATIN CLASSICS, BY EXPLAINING WORDS AND PHRASES, FROM THE RITES AND CUSTOMS TO WHICH THEY REFER.

ROMAN ANTIQUITIES: OR AN ACCOUNT OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE ROMANS; DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE THE LATIN CLASSICS, BY EXPLAINING WORDS AND PHRASES, FROM THE RITES AND CUSTOMS TO WHICH THEY REFER.

By: ADAM, ALEXANDER

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, THOMAS TEGG & SON: 1834

Seller ID: 4760

Condition: Good


Original green cloth boards with laid on paper title block to spine. 528pp. Approx 100 Engravings on wood and steel, and numerous notes and improved indices by James Boyd.to illustrate the Latin Classics - words. phrases, rites & customs .Good. Names of previous owners in ink to front paste down and to title page. End papers and binding sound. Corners rounded with shelf wear to boards but no fraying of cloth. The title block is brittle - chipped and browned being consequ... View more info

Image for MORE NURSERY RHYMES , The Three Little Pigs , Simple Simon & The House That Jack Built illustrated by Artist Frank Adams

MORE NURSERY RHYMES , The Three Little Pigs , Simple Simon & The House That Jack Built illustrated by Artist Frank Adams

By: ADAMS , Frank , Artist

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, BLACKIE & Son Ltd: 1935

Seller ID: 120237

Condition: Good


UNCOMMON title.Undated c. 1930's? pos.1st? Three classic Nursery Rhymes illustrated by Renouned Artist Frank Adams with humour. 27 full-page b/w.Small pocket-size Square H/b card-boards. Cloth spine , Colour plate Frontis of 3 pigs ; same as the cover. Unpaginated- 62pp.[ almost erased childs name - feint outline, no other inscsp. or annotation., light spot-dot marks to page margins of light handling. centre-hessian exposure to 2 pages but sewn bindings sound. fade to cl... View more info

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THE LETTERS OF A PORTUGUESE NUN (MARIANNA ALCOFORADO) Revised edition

By: ALCOFORADO, MARIANNA PRESTAGE, EDGAR (TRANSLATOR)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, DAVID NUTT In the Strand: 1897

Seller ID: 118349

Condition: Very Good


2nd Revised Edition.Green cloth boards with gilt titles to front board, 170x115mm approx. 80pp incl. Bibliography and opinions on the 1st edition. 24pp Introduction by the translator followed by the text of 5 letters written in 1667 by Marianna Alcoforado who had been "let down" by her lover a French Army Officer. The bibliography runs to 6 pages and is testament to the intensity and power of the letters. VG (Minor shelf wear to boards, Front free end paper replaced, a f... View more info

Image for TALES of ALL THE WORLD 50 World Wide Tales of Fiction Myth Fairy tales, Superstitions & Legend

TALES of ALL THE WORLD 50 World Wide Tales of Fiction Myth Fairy tales, Superstitions & Legend

By: BAKER , Margaret ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford / London, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS / Humphrey MIlford: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123347

Condition: VG+


RARE VG Dust Jacket , VG+ H/b.1st ed.1937.Colour Frontis;- Giovanna and Federigo - See the Falcon.[ mid-blue cloth , copper-gilt design to front , copper-gilt titles to spine , book plate to front end paper [ blank page ]no other inscsp. partially hid by jacket inner flap.tight binding, clean throughout ] Clean Dust Jacket not price clipped, 4/6, mild paper cream & handling , mild fade to spine, light edgewear col/rub/loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary prote... View more info

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THE WORLD OF ICE Or The Whaling Cruise of the Dolphin and The Adventures of Her Crew in the Polar Regions

By: BALLANTYNE , R M ,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd / Blackie's Library of Famous Books: 1930

Seller ID: 119558

Condition: VG


H/b Dust Jacket VG/Gd-.Undated c.1930's. Red+ gilt titles & blind embossed decs.Colour Frontis ;-" The Two Parties Mingled Together with the Utmost Confidence".Publisher Blackies Library of Famous Books. Boy's Adventure Classic Fiction with author Biographical Note & Preface.Contents listing 26chpts.223pp.[ bright clean red book no inscsp. tight binding. light-med fox tan to foredge , 1st/last page margins.] cream col illus D/j not clipped,some spine fade to red ... View more info

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HERO LEGENDS OF THE WORLD

By: BAUMANN , Hans , HOLZING , Herbert ,

Price: £8.95

Publisher: London New York, DENT DUTTON: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120238

Condition: VG+


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG+/Good+. 1952. Dent/Durtton Childrens Classics.C.I.C series no 95.Colour Frontis & b/w illustrated by Artist Herbert Holzing.Exotic, rich & compelling tales by Hans Baumann. English text by S Humphries.Outstanding collection global Myths Folk tales & Legend worldwided. Set in 4 parts; - Eastern Europe & Siberia / Africa / Asia & Australia / America. Intro; [ brown boards with black title blocks with gilt decs. surround & tiles; both spine & front.bo... View more info

Image for MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT FACSIMILE 1937 Annual

MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT FACSIMILE 1937 Annual

By: BESTALL , ALFRED

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, DAILY EXPRESS: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 4061

ISBN: 0850791650

Condition: Near Fine


1937 Annual FACSIMILE.Thicker format H/b near FINE. Paper covered illustrated boards red cloth spine. Numbered Collectors' Edition with most of the wrap around promotional band ( price cut away) Very minor bump to top corners and minor rubbing. No previous owner name or inscp. Boards bright and clean.[ This book Belongs to is blank] PLS See our image View more info

Image for RUPERT and the Young Dragon , Rupert Colour Library series

RUPERT and the Young Dragon , Rupert Colour Library series

By: BESTALL , Alfred , HARROLD , John ,

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Maidenhead, PURNELL Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119968

ISBN: 0361034873

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b Good D/j.1st ed. 45pp. Rupert Colour Library series.Rupert's adventures with his new friend the young Dragon.Written as a Story [ not in verse] internally Fine. no inscsp.tight binding, col illus end papers. Laminated boards light edgewear.[ Dust Jacket not clipped, no tears/loss , med edgewear colour rub/fade/loss with assoc. crease- mainly base edges. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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The NEW RUPERT Colour STORY BOOK

By: BESTELL [ Tourtel ] No Author stated

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Maidenhead, PURNELL Books: 1954

Seller ID: 120793

Condition: VG+


H/b VG+. 2 Tales in Full Colour with a brown bear + 2 Tales in red two-tone strip-pictures with verse beneath.Unpaginated.book thoughout Fine , tight binding, clean , thick paper-card pages ," This Book Belongs to" however is filled in and dated 1955. miniscule corner creasing to outer boards, bright and clean covers. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

Image for EDELWEISS Fur Frauensinn und Frauenherz Eine Auswahl aus der Neueren und Neueten Lyrik

EDELWEISS Fur Frauensinn und Frauenherz Eine Auswahl aus der Neueren und Neueten Lyrik

By: BETTEL , Dr Karl ,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: STUTTGART, DRUCK und VERLAG von Greiner & Pfeiffer: 1885

Seller ID: 120754

Condition: Very Good


Undated c. 1885.GERMAN TEXT. Red H/b with Gilt decorative boards. Classic 19th century Poetry.Wonderful illustrations - profusely illus. A real charm of a book. Gilt to top,side and base foredge of book.Internally VG very clean copy throughout.small neat fading ink inscsp to 1/2 title page.fox tan 1st/last few pages only. Publisher adverts to rear.after Index.Light thuimb-size stain to rear.Sunned spine.Please see our actual images View more info

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MAGAZINE ANNUAL NUMBER 4

By: BLYTON , ENID

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, EVANS Brothers Ltd: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119081

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b in Good D/j.1st ed 1957.No 4.141pp. bright red boards+ bright gilt lettering , orange-tone pot of gold game+ red-tone bees & honey Games to end papers. A very clean copy of this book. no inscsp , no annotation,no notable defect. with red/blue/green/ blue/orange tone illustration+ in line. [ Noddy , Quiz , Brer Rabbit, Amelia Jane / Mr Twiddle etc] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 7/6 , colour rub/ loss creasing to extremities bit mainly to spine, small loss t... View more info

Image for NODDY HAS AN ADVENTURE All Aboard for Toyland no 17

NODDY HAS AN ADVENTURE All Aboard for Toyland no 17

By: BLYTON , Enid ,

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW / Marston & Co.Ltd / Dennis Dobson Ltd: 1970

Seller ID: 122296

ISBN: 0361004192

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in VG D/j.[ internal FINE throughout] c.1970's. No 17. Colour illustrated all pages.60pp This Book Belongs to is blank.[ No inscsp. tight binding,illus. end papers, Fine throughout, minor edge & spine-fold col/rub/loss/spots ] Dust Jacket not clipped, minor edgewear col/rub/crease/dot-loss & fade to spine. Other titles listed to rear jacket inner flap. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for NODDY HAS MORE ADVENTURES The Tiny Noddy Book no 2

NODDY HAS MORE ADVENTURES The Tiny Noddy Book no 2

By: BLYTON , Enid , BEEK ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW / Marston & Co./ C.A.Publications Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121589

Condition: Good +


Uncommon.Very Small P/b. c.1951.[undated 1st ed] 3+ half x3 inches square] Original Artist Beek: illustrated in b/w with col.cover.Story pages clean throughout without loss or colour-in [ No inscsp.No annotation.sound tight binding, stapled. paper-card pages creamed End papers+ foredge tanned] covers med fox tanning.light edgewear & crease.col rub/loss spine.no loss, VG for this book. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for NODDY and the BIG BALLOON , The Noddy Ark kBook no 5

NODDY and the BIG BALLOON , The Noddy Ark kBook no 5

By: BLYTON , Enid , BEEK ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, SAMPSON LOW / Marston & Co./ C.A.Publications Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122078

Condition: Good


Very Small P/b. c.1951.[undated 1st ed] 3x4 inches square] Original Artist Beek: illustrated in b/w with col.cover.internal story cream card pages are Fine.throughout.no loss . no colour-in. no annotation.No inscsp.tight binding, stapled.[ covers good, small area sky loss.minor edgewear. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

Image for PADDINGTON HELPS OUT Puffin PS227

PADDINGTON HELPS OUT Puffin PS227

By: BOND , Micheal , FORTNUM , Peggy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN BOOKS / A YOUNG PUFFIN: 1965

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 6726

Condition: VG


VG P/b. A Young Puffin 3/- 1st ed thus Puffin PS227 1965. Children's illustrated in line by Artist Peggy Fortnum.author M Bond. The further adventures of Paddington Bear.[young boys & girls] 127pp.+ 1 page publisher's adverts.[ No inscsp, tight binding, clean throughout, paper tanned browning from age. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BEECHY of the HARBOUR SCHOOL

By: BRENT-DYER, ELINOR M., WARDILL ,

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, OLIPHANTS Limited: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7282

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.Good- D/j.1st. A Scarce title.Green boards with black lettering to spine & blind embossed publisher's device to front board. 96pp. Colour Frontis by Artist Wardill;- repeating the illustration to the Dust Jacket.(book- glue residue from prize-bookplate to front blank end paper. Pages tanned. No previous owner name & no other notable defects. D/J price clipped with moderate to heavy rubbing to extremities & loss, principally around head of spine. Max area 14x15mm a... View more info

Image for THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN A CHILD'S STORY

THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN A CHILD'S STORY

By: BROWNING , ROBERT , TARRANT , MARGARET W

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: 6349

Condition: VG+


VG H/b in Good- D/j. Title conts: " written for and inscribed to WM the Younger" Dent's Tales for Children from Many Lands Series., A charm of a book illustrated 8 Colour plates & in line by Artist Margaret Tarrant. The Pied Piper by the famed Scot's Poet Robert Browning. [ bright burnt orange boards, small 5 lettter receding ink name to front blank end paper, clean throughout] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 7/6 ,yet oddly clipped to top inner flap corner. 10mm c... View more info

Image for THE "PEARS" EDITION OF CHARLES DICKENS' CHRISTMAS BOOKS CENTENARY EDITION 5 vols Complete

THE "PEARS" EDITION OF CHARLES DICKENS' CHRISTMAS BOOKS CENTENARY EDITION 5 vols Complete

By: CHARLES DICKENS

Price: £150.00

Publisher: LONDON, A & F PEARS LTD: 1912

Edition: First Ediiton Thus

Seller ID: 123290

Condition: Very Good


Decorative Cloth Boards with Oval laid in illustration of "Bubbles" 210 x 165 mm approx. Five Volume Set namely : A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Haunted Man, The Battle of Life & The Cricket on the Hearth . Undated [1912] Published by "Pears" to mark the centenary of Charles Dickens' birth, Artist Charles Green R.I. was commissioned to produce the illustrations for the books which vary in number in the volumes ( 22 to 30) and many consider his to be... View more info

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WESTWARD HO!

By: CHARLES KINGSLEY

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, The Religious Tract Society: 1927

Seller ID: 119812

Condition: Very Good


Green Cloth Boards with Illustrations to spine and front board, black titles. 220x150mm approx. 597 nos. pp.Undated circa 1920's. Colour Frontis + 16 b/w plates + 50 line drawings in text. A sound clean copy of Kingsley's classic adventure story illustrated by Finnemore and from the library of the Late Vice Admiral Sir John Charles Young Roxburgh RN with His Siignatures to front paste down at age 12 and later to front free end paper. VG (Book - Boards respectably clean w... View more info