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CRANE, Thos. [Thomas], & J.G. Sowerby.
London: Marcus, Ward & Co., [1881). First edition.
Square octavo, pictorial boards backed in brown cloth, pp. 56; covers and pages illustrated and designed by Sowerby and Thos. Crane, printed in a colour process on chromo-paper. Thomas was the elder brother of illustrator/ artist Walter Crane. J.G. Sowerby, was a stained glass designer, whose illustrations "set a new fashion for 'aesthetic' little quartos". Poems about Victorian children and their home life. Uniform with the better known "Abroad". A high spot of Victorian childrens books and printing. Gift inscription dated in the year of publication, small patch of what appears to be adhesive residue on front free endpaper, light foxing throughout, last page slightly more foxed, but pages are generally quite clean, hinge paper cracked, binding a bit shaken but no loose pages, edges of the fragile boards are rubbed, corners bare, but very good. A very nice copy of this classic title.
$275.00 Book Number: 11390 Order / Enquire
(CRANE, Walter). Molesworth, Mrs.
Four Winds Farm.
London: Macmillan & Co: 1887.
Octavo, red cloth, blocked in black and gilt with designs by Walter Crane, pp. [viii], 180, + (4) publisher's ads; decorative title page, frontispiece and all six other illustrations present. Light foxing, gift inscription on pastedown, spine leaned, small scattered stains to cloth, corners a bit bumped, else very good.
$125.00 Book Number: 14339 Order / Enquire
(CRANE, Walter). Schleinitz, Otto von.
Bielefeld und Leipzig: Verlag von Velhagen & Kafling, 1902. German edition.
Small quarto, original red and white cloth covers, gilt stamped, t.e.g., pp. 151, indexed; illustrated in b&w. Text in German only. Some wear to top edge of pages at the rear of the text block, covers are lightly soiled, with some sunning to the spine which is worn at the ends. About very good. Uncommon.
$75.00 Book Number: 7804 Order / Enquire
Renascence. A Book of Wonder.
London: Elkin Mathews at the Sign of the Bodley Head in Vigo St., 1891. #288 of 350 Small Paper copies printed for the English market [another 150 copies designated for America]. .
19.2 cm x 14.9 cm, holland blue boards backed in parchment, printed spine label, top edge lightly trimmed, others untrimmed, pp. xiii, 162, , +  publisher's ads dated May 1891 advertising this book amongst other "New and Forthcoming Books". Illustrated title page and 38 other designs in black and white reproduced by Emery Walker and Arthur Leverett. Erratum slip tipped opposite p. 33. Printed by the Chiswick Press on laid paper. Poetry. Beautiful Elkin Mathew's production. Light occasional foxing and intermittent browning of leaves; endpapers browned; bookplate of John Eland on pastedown; spine toned, rubbed and worn at ends; corner tips worn bare; tiny bump to fore edge of upper board. A very good copy. Massé p. 41
$275.00 Book Number: 12642 Order / Enquire
Beatrice Crane Her Book (The 2nd) June 1st 1879.
Toronto: Toronto Public Library, 1983.
Cloth, colour illustrations. Facsimile of a Walter Crane manuscript, here first reproduced. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued.
$35.00 Book Number: 14500 Order / Enquire
GRIMM, The Brothers.
Household Stories From the Collection of the Bros: Grimm. Translated From the German by Lucy Crane and Done into Pictures by Walter Crane.
(New York: Mayflower,1979). Facsimilie edition.
8vo., brown cloth, pp. x, 269; illustrated. Text and illustrations printed in a sepiatone. Fine in a very good, spine-sunned, price-clipped dust jacket (internal tape-repair to some tears).
$27.50 Book Number: 3006 Order / Enquire
(The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne).
London: Walter Scott Limited, [ca. 1890s] Twelve volumes complete.
Crown octavo, attractive bindings of green cloth with designs in silver and rust by Walter Crane. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece portraits in each volume by either T. Eyre Macklin or James Torrance. Includes the following titles: The Scarlet Letter, The House of Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, A Wonder-book for Girls and Boys, Mosses From an Old Manse, Our Old Home, Tanglewood Tales, True Stories from History and Biography, Twice-told Tales, The New Adam and Eve, Legends of the Province House, and The Snow Image. Some browning to endpapers, a few minor imperfections, but generally a very good or better set. [Oversize*]
$750.00 Book Number: 11925 Order / Enquire
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. (Illustrated by Walter Crane).
A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys.
New York: Oxford University Press, (1996). First edition thus.
Octavo, yellow boards backed in blue cloth, pp. ; illustrated in colour. This new edition contains a 2˝ page introduction by Ola d'Aulaire, and a 13 page afterword by Joel Pfister. A volume in The Opie Library series. One inch remainder stripe to bottom page edge, else fine in dust jacket.
$27.50 Book Number: 13174 Order / Enquire
22 cm x 16.5 cm, black vertically ribbed with design in white, top edge stained red, pp. 192, plus a large section of art nouveau advertisements relating to the printing arts. Swedish text. The entire book is printed in black and red is of striking art nouveau design. Contains a chapter on Walter Crane with 12 pages of text and 14 pages of illustrations. Also with material on T.J. Cobden-Sanderson and Theodore Low de Vinne. An extremely fine copy.
$185.00 Book Number: 4974 Order / Enquire