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London: Published Privately by Genevieve Restaurants, 1970.
Squarish octavo, pictorial boards titled in gilt, pp. 31[only]. Illustrated with 13 illustrations by Ayrton. Lightly rubbed along the edges of the spine, else a near fine copy.
$19.25 Book Number: 7029 Order / Enquire
By George Belcher.
London: Alston Rivers, Ltd., . First edition, limited issue. One of 200 copies signed by Belcher, this copy being out-of-series.
Folio, olive green cloth, pp. 80; ilustrated in b&w, with a tipped-in portarit of Belcher on the title-page. Internally fine; light soiling to covers, and light bumping to corners. A very nice copy. [Oversize*].
$200.00 Book Number: 8324 Order / Enquire
Lorna Doone. A Romance of Exmore. With Fifteen Coloured Illustrations by Rowland Wheelwright and William Sewell.
London: Harrap, (1921). Second printing of this edition.
Medium brown cloth, stamped in gilt, large 8vo., (vi), 646pp. Bookplate on paste-down, light erasures on endpaper, very light stains to rear cover. A very good copy. Heavy book, which may require additional postage charge, depending on shipping speed and destination.
$30.00 Book Number: 4117 Order / Enquire
(BOSWELL, James; illustrator). Reynolds, Margaret.
Prisoner in the Bar.
London: Phoenix House, (1958). Uncorrected proof copy.
Small octavo, gray wrappers, pp. 142. Tales of Pub life, with simple but extremely good illustrations by Boswell throughout. Half inch piece gone from base of spine, else a very good copy. Uncommon.
$55.00 Book Number: 9894 Order / Enquire
BRANGWYN, Frank; Illustrator). RALEIGH, Walter.
The Last Fight of the Revenge.
Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Limited, (N.d). First Canadian edition.
Small 4to., gray cloth, with purple cloth inlay on upper board, attractively stamped with an art nouveau design, pp. 129; illustrated with six colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations and designs. With an Introduction by Henry Newbolt. Top corner of front free endpaper excised, lower corner of front board has been knocked hard enough to split the cloth and bare the boards at the tip, else a very nice bright copy. An attractive book.
$75.00 Book Number: 9419 Order / Enquire
(CAMERON, Katharine). Chisholm, Louey.
The Enchanted Land. Tales Told Again. With Pictures by Katharine Cameron.
London: T.C & E.C. Jack, 1906. First edition.
Green cloth, gilt-decorated, with a design [signed K.C.], large 8vo., pp. (xvi), 211, with thirty coloured plates by Cameron. Katharine Cameron was a Glasgow Girl, an associate of Jessie King and the MacKintosh's . Her illustrations exemplify th e creative energy and the unique style of Glasgow at the turn of the century. Long tear in margin of one plate (near gutter, affecting border only), partially unopened, and otherwise spectacularly fine and bright.
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(CAMERON, Katharine). Kingsley, Charles.
The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. With Eight Illustrations in Colour by Katharine Cameron.
London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd., [ca 1910]. Early reprint of this edition.
Olive green cloth, lettered and blocked in deep green, with pictorial label on front cover, 8vo, pp. (iv) 246, with integral illustrations. Cameron was a Glasgow Girl, an associate of Jessie King and the Mackintosh's . Her illustrations exemplify the creative energy and the unique style of Glasgow at the turn of the century. Name/date on browned front free endpaper; a near fine copy of this beautifully illustrated book.
$185.00 Book Number: 5629 Order / Enquire
(CHRISTY, Howard Chandler; Illustrator). Scott, Walter.
The Lady of the Lake.
(Indianapolis): The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1910). First edition.
Quarto., deep green vertical fine-ribbed cloth, stamped in light green, yellow and gold, spine lettered in blind, unpaginated, with numerous lovely colour and b&w illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy. Binding design by Bertha Stuart [signed BS]. This copy bears a full page presentation inscription from Canadian author William Perkins Bull, dated May 1911. Endpapers are slightly dusty, slight wear and fraying to spine ends and corner tips, very slight soil to cloth covers, else a bright near fine copy.
$165.00 Book Number: 9239 Order / Enquire
(CLARKE, Harry; Illustrator). Walters, L.D'O. With and Inroduction by Harold Monro.
The Years at the Spring. An Anthology of Recent Poetry.
New York: Brentano's, (1920). First American edition.
Quarto, light olive cloth, pp. (128); 24 plates plus numerous text illustrations and designs by Harry Clarke. Contributors include Hillaire Belloc, Rupert Brooke, G.K. Chesterton, Frances Cornford, W.H. Davies, Walter de la Mare, John Drinkwater, Robert Graves, Thomas Hardy, Lionel Johnson, W.B. Yeats and others. Occasional foxing, tidy inscription on endpaper regarding the history of this volume, a tiny fray at head of spine, else near fine. No jacket.
$200.00 Book Number: 14395 Order / Enquire
The Humour of Dickens. With Illustrations by Modern Artists.
London: News Chronicle Publications Department, (1952).
With excerpts from several of Dicken's works, illustrated by the likes of Edward Ardizzone, Ronald Searle, Osbert Lancaster, Giles and several other newspaper and magazine illustrators of the period. Flexible card covers, darkened at the edges and a bit worn at the foot of spine, else very good in an edge-chipped dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 5898 Order / Enquire
The Old Curiosity Shop.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, [N.d., but 1913]. First edition, trade issue.
28.5 cm x 23 cm, finely bound in half red morocco and red cloth with six compartments featuring attractive gilt floral decoration, raised bands, top edge gilt, pp. [iii], 359; illustrated with colour pictorial title-page and twenty tipped-in colour plates by Frank Reynold, R.I. Attractive small bookplate, previous owner's tidy ink inscription dated 1916 on endpaper, else extremely clean internally with all plates present and having good registration, binding also excellent save for slight fracture of leather at the uppermost part of the front gutter. A very attractive copy of the book. Podeschi B100 [Oversize*]
$500.00 Book Number: 11927 Order / Enquire
(DILLON, Leo & Diane Dillon; Illustrators). Hamilton, Virginia.
The People Could Fly. American Black Folktales.
New York: Knopf, 1985. Second printing.
Illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon. Signed by both the illustrators and dated 1986 on the half title. Fine in a very good or better dust jacket, with Coretta Scott King Award labels affixed.
$60.00 Book Number: 791 Order / Enquire
(EPSTEIN, Jacob; Illustrator). Oyved, Moysheh.
The Book of Affinity.
New York: Coward-McCann, 1935. First edition.
Frontispiece in Full Colour and Six Black and White Reproductions of Water Colours by Jacob Epstein. Fine in a spine-sunned, price-clipped dust jacket, with a couple of small chips. With a supplied mylar dust jacket protector.
$22.00 Book Number: 848 Order / Enquire
(FELL, H. Granville; Illustrator). Maud, Constance.
London: Edwin Arnold, (N.d). Seventh impression.
8vo., green cloth with elaborate design in silver, pp. 284. With eight lovely black and white illustrations. Half inch tear in fore-edge of title page, slight fraying to spine ends, very slight darkening to the spine, else in excellent condition with the binding design bright and unworn. Uncommon thus.
$55.00 Book Number: 5099 Order / Enquire
(FLINT, W. Russell). Gilbert, W.S.
The Yeomen of the Guard, or The Merryman and His Maid.
(London): Macmillan, (1979). First of this "Facsimile Series" edition.
8vo., red boards, pp. vi, 103; illustrated with eight illustrations in colour by W. Russell Flint & drawings in pen and ink by Charles E. Brock, R.I. Fine in a very good dust jacket, with a couple of small tears to the rear panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 7611 Order / Enquire