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Kate Greenaway.
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. 4to, xix, [1], 300, [1], [3, blank] pp. Color frontispiece and fifty-three color plates after Kate Greenaway, with descriptive tissue guards, and numerous black and white illustrations, including thirty-four halftone plates. Original white cloth over beveled boards with front cover and backstrip lettered in... more

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The Ingoldsby Legends; or, Mirth & Marvels, by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
London: J.M. Dent, 1898. 8vo, xxiv, 638 pp. with 12 tissue-guarded color plates, 90 b/w full-page and text illustrations, and green pictorial endpapers all by Rackham. Original gilt pictorial green cloth, gilt top, dust-jacket, a very good copy in a worn dust-jacket. First trade edition. ... more

$750.00

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With illustrations by Edmund Dulac.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1909]. 4to, unpaginated. Twenty mounted color plates with printed guards. Original cream cloth, front cover elaborately stamped in gilt, front cover and backstrip lettered in gilt. Gilt bright, plates fine, faint foxing to text throughout, a very good copy. First English trade edition. Hughey 21a.... more

$300.00

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Little Brother and Little Sister and Other Tales by The Brothers Grimm.
London: Constable, 1917. 4to, 251 pp. with 12 tipped in color plates, 43 black and white illustrations. Original red cloth with gilt title to upper board, back strip a little dull, front hinge cracked, gift inscription on front free endpaper, a very good copy. First American trade edition. ... more

$250.00

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Comus.
London: Heinemann, [1922]. 4to, xvii, 76 pp. With 24 tipped in titled tissue-guarded color plates and numerous other monochrome illustrations, some full page. Original beige boards stamped in gilt on the upper cover, vellum backstrip lettered in gilt, a bit soiled and dull but fine internally. De luxe edition #389... more

$875.00

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The Bells and Other Poems. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912]. Large 4to, unpaginated. 28 mounted color plates, with titled tissue guards. 10 sepia head-pieces and portrait of Poe on the title-page. Original black cloth lettered in gilt, cloth lightly edgeworn, front hinge cracked, signature on the half title, plates fine and bright. Hughey 29: “Dulac’s... more

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Quality Street.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1913]. 4to, vii, 198 pp. with 22 illustrations by Thomson, each with integral paper guard. Original publisher’s decorated purple-gray cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt. Very good copy. First trade edition. Not a rare book but uncommon in good condition thus. ... more

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The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais Doctor in Physick. Containing Five Books of the Lives, Heroick Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Sonne Pantagruel. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
London: privately printed for the Navarre Society Limited, [1921]. 2 volumes, 8vo, xvi, 474; xvi, 462 pp. Monochrome frontispieces with tissue guards and 254 black and white illustrations in the text, including 100 full-page, all by Heath Robinson. Original white buckram lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. Signature on front... more

$150.00

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A Song of the English. With Illustrations by W. Heath Robinson.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, [c. 1915]. 4to, 91 pp. with 16 color plates including frontis. mounted in decorative frames printed on pale brown stock, illustrated title, and numerous monochrome illustrations in the text. Original white cloth, lettered and decorated in blue, endpapers spotted but plates and pages clean, dust-jacket slightly... more

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Poems. With Illustrations by Florence Harrison. Introduction by Alice Meynell.
London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1910. Thick 4to, xxiv, 369, [3] pp. Illustrated with 36 tipped in colour plates and 34 black and white plates by Florence Harrison. Original white buckram decorated in gilt, gilt top, front hinge cracking, very good. First edition with lovely late Art Nouveau illustrations. “Florence... more

$975.00

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A Wonder Book. Illustrated By Arthur Rackham.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1922]. Sm. 4to, viii, 207 pp. with a color frontispiece and 22 color & printed color tipped in plates, 1 b&w plate, many illustrations and text illustrations. Original red cloth gilt, bookplate, backstrip a little dulled, a very good copy. First trade edition. ... more

$225.00

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The Sleeping Beauty. Told by C.S. Evans and illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
London: William Heinemann, 1920. 4to, 109 pp. with one mounted color plate, 3 double-page silhouette drawings with color, 8 single-page silhouette drawings in black and white and many illustrations in the text. Original decorated boards, cloth backstrip, brown illustrated dust-jacket. Occasional offsetting and scattered foxing as expected and minimal wear... more

$350.00

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Some British Ballads.
London: Constable, [1919]. 4to, color frontis. and 15 color plates mounted on stiff gray paper with tissue guards; additional text illustrations & pictorial endpapers by Arthur Rackham. Original quarter vellum and beige boards lettered in gilt, very lightly worn and toned, slipcase, a very good copy. Signed limited edition, #303... more

$1,500.00

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Some British Ballads.
London: Constable, [1919]. 4to, color frontis. and 15 color plates mounted on stiff gray paper with tissue guards; additional text illustrations & pictorial endpapers by Arthur Rackham. Full red morocco, backstrip gilt, covers plain, gilt edges, original vellum and paper board covers bound in. Fine. Signed limited edition, #406 of... more

$1,350.00

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Ali Baba and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights.
Nottingham: Hodder and Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd., 1923. 8vo, 4to, 319, [1] pp. Twenty color plates, including frontispiece mounted on cream paper with captions printed below. Original rust cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt and black with four thin black lines forming border at outer edge of front... more

$300.00

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Some British Ballads.
London: Constable, 1919. 4to, 170 pp. with 16 color plates and 24 black and white drawings. Full beige morocco with brown gilt label and moire silk endpapers by Rita E. Masiello, original blue cloth gilt covers and decorated endpapers bound in, a very good copy. Bookplate of Oswald J. Finney... more

$375.00

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The Merry Wives of Windsor.
London: Heinemann, 1910. 4to, viii, 170, (2) pp. With a frontispiece and 40 color-plates tipped in. Original blue cloth gilt, endpapers toned, front matter a little foxed, a good copy. First edition thus. ... more

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Irish Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
London: Macmillan, 1920. 4to, 318 pp. With 15 color plates with tissue guards, and numerous black & white illustrations in the text. Original green cloth gilt in dustjacket, backstrip a little dull, upper board bumped, dust-jacket edgeworn and toned (now conserved), internally clean. A very good copy. First trade edition.... more

$275.00

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The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth & Marvels.
London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1907. 4to, (xix), 549 pp. With 24 mounted color plates, captioned tissues, 12 illustrations with tint, 66 line drawings. Full green crushed morocco, color plate set into upper cover, backstrip lettered in gilt, gilt top, fine. First trade edition. This edition is a reprint of... more

$575.00

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The Sensitive Plant. Introduction by Edmund Gosse. Illustrations by Charles Robinson.
London: Heinemann, [1911]. 4to, (xiii) 128 pp. Frontispiece and 17 mounted color plates and many text illustrations in color. Original green cloth, richly gilt upper cover, tissue guards toned, a very good copy. First edition with these illustrations, in the publisher’s luxury binding. One of the greatest of the illustrated... more

$375.00

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A Dish of Apples.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1921]. Small 4to, 77 pp. with 3 tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards, 7 full-page black and white drawings, endpapers, covers and various decorations by Rackham. Original decorated cloth, lightly soiled. First edition. The trade edition was not dated; the signed de luxe edition was. ... more

$375.00

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Thunderball.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. 8vo, 253 pp. Original buckram and pictorial dust jacket. Slight turn to spine, very minor toning to pages. In mylar jacket. First edition, first state with skeletal hand stamped on upper cover. The first appearance of the phrase “My name is Bond, James Bond.” (p. 114).... more

$2,000.00

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Portrait of Joseph Ritson.
London: H. Humphrey, 22 March 1803. Etching, engraving and aquatint on thin grey surfaced or prepared paper, platemark 272 x 207 mm, sheet size 306 x 221 mm, tipped to white backing sheet and mounted. An extraordinary satirical portrait of the eccentric author and vegetarian Joseph Ritson. He stands at... more

$1,750.00

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The Princess Marries the Page. A Play in One Act... Decorations By J. Paget-Fredericks.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1932. 8vo., xii, [1], [51], [1 colophon] pp., title-page printed in black and golden-brown, color frontis and three b&w plates, and two pages of musical composition. Original quarter yellow cloth and green paper boards, lettering in gilt to backstrip, original pictorial dust-jacket.... more

$40.00

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The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc.; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931. 8vo., [x], [1]-122 pp., title-page printed in red and black. Original red cloth with lettering in silver to backstrip, top-edge red, original silver, black , and red dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is only partially intact with some of the upper and lower... more

$75.00

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