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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


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


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 conseq... 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


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 c... View more info

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

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


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 repla... View more info

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SANINE A Russian Love Novel & Russian Classic

By: ARTZIBASHEV, Michael , PINKERTON, Percy - Transllator

Price: £5.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Illustrated Editions Company: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119631


Interior Good but covers poor.A Russian Classic A Tale of love & all its problems, mentaly & physically Interior Good but covers poor.Beige cloth quarter binding with blue cloth sides, gilt decs. red title blocks with gilt titles. 205x140mm approx.Applied head bands, all edges of book block stained red. 328pp + 1 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 6 other full page (one double page) b/w line illustrations + many other unspecified chapter head and tail pieces by Artist Ca... View more info

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

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


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 re... View more info

HOW ZINNIA GOT HER NAME Flower Fairies Friends

By: BARKER, CICELY MARY

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE Penguin Group: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8407


Book as new , Hard Cover , Fine , 1st edition thus , illustrated by the late Cicely Mary Barker , Unpaginated - 20pps , Pink covered boards with Zinnia Fairy Illust to front board with publisher's flower shape cut away , based on the original Flower Fairies books , a charming of a small book for the younger child 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


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

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THE WOMBLES AT WORK

By: BERESFORD , ELILSABETH , GORDON , MARGARET ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, ERNEST BENN Ltd: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9361


VG+/VG+ 2nd impression 1974.The Wombles of Wimbledon.illustrated in -line by Artist M Gordon.191pps. E Beresford.:- small furry creatures that live in large burrows in Hyde Park with Uncle Bulgaria. as seen on TV.[ modern classics] book and Dust Jacket no notable defects,no inscsp , not price clipped , no spine fade , white paper starting to fox tan. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 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


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: £5.00

Publisher: Maidenhead, PURNELL Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119968


H/b D/j VG+/Gd.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. [col illus Dust Jacket not clipped, no tears/loss , med edgewear colour rub/fade/loss with assoc. crease lines mainly base edges. PLS see our actual image. 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


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


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


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... 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


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


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


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

FIVE FALL INTO ADVENTURE no 9

By: BLYTON , Enid , SOPER, Eileen ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4292


H/b.1st ed. Artist Eileen Soper.[Julian ,Dick ,George ,Anne & dog Timmy] Children's illustrated adventure.[ ink inscsp.top blank page, grubby red cloth, light spine fade with label mark-outline., a sound binding, med fox tan throughout] View more info

Image for FIVE FALL INTO ADVENTURE no 9

FIVE FALL INTO ADVENTURE no 9

By: BLYTON , Enid , SOPER, Eileen ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121821


H/b.1st ed. Artist Eileen Soper.[Julian ,Dick ,George ,Anne & dog Timmy] Children's illustrated adventure.[ ink inscsp.top blank page, grubby red cloth, light spine fade with label mark-outline., a sound binding, med fox tan throughout] a Read only copy, or substitute.Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

Image for FIVE HAVE PLENTY OF FUN no 14

FIVE HAVE PLENTY OF FUN no 14

By: BLYTON, Enid , SOPER , Eileen

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122155


H/b.1st.1955.illustrated by E Soper. The Famous Five series no 14 Initial chapter;At Kirrin Cottage [ Red boards black titles to spine & front, tight binding, ink inscsp. to front end paper, Blue-tone illus. end papers. no annotation, no crayon-in.med fox tan to foredge.] covers relatively tidy & clean with small smudge mark to front side-edge & very minor fade to spine & few spots to front top. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info