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RANDOLPH CALDECOTT: his books and ilustrations for young readers

by DESMARAIS, Robert J.

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2006
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Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta , 2006. Blue cloth. pp xviii, 118. Numerous colour reproductions. Fine in fine jacket. Excellent catalogue of an exhibition at the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, University of Alberta, June-Sept. 2006. . First printing. Hardcover. Octavo.
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LESLIE BROOKE AND JOHNNY CROW

by BROOKE, Henry

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Published
1982
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First printing
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9780723228783
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London: Frederick Warne, 1982. Brown boards. pp 144 + colour plates; b&w illustrations in text, index. "R." in black felt tip pen in corner of front free endpaper, else fine in fine jacket. A book about the noted British artist and children's book illustrator, with a descriptive check list at rear. . First printing. Hardcover.. Octavo.
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EDMUND DULAC

by WHITE, Colin (Edmund Dulac)

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Published
1976
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First US issue
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New York: Scribner's, 1976. Blue cloth. pp 205, [3]. 181 illustrations (32 in colour), index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has a two inch snag to rear panel, VG otherwise. Includes a checklist of his work. Excellent reference for the noted book illustrator. 1.5 kg parcel. First US issue. Hardcover. Quarto.
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GWEN RAVERAT wood engraver

by SELBORNE, Joanna and Lindsay Newman

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Published
2003
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First trade edition
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London & New Castle, DE: British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 2003. Black cloth. pp (152). Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. Previously published in 1996 in an edition of 300 copies. Includes a descriptive bibliography of all her prints and the books she illustrated. 1.35 kg parcel. First trade edition. Hardcover. Quarto.
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New York: Spiral Press, for the Limited Editions Club, 1941. #1066 of an edition of 1500 copies. Green cloth, black spine label. 29 colour plates. Spine and gutters sunned to tan; else fine, no owner marks. Black card slipcase is rubbed at corners and open edges, one short split, spine label yellowed, VG otherwise. 1.7 kg parcel. First edition.… Read more
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OF THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATIONS OF BOOKS OLD AND NEW

by CRANE, Walter

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Published
1984
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London: Bracken Books, 1984. Facsimile reprint of the 1896 Bell edition. Green boards. pp 243. Index. Many illustratins. Text paper a bit toned as always, else fine in fine jacket.. Hardcover. 12mo.
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image of Handley Cross; Hawbuck Grange; Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; Ask Mamma; Plain or Ringlets; Mr. Romford's Hounds. Six volumes.

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London: Printed for subscribers, no date 6 volumes. Printed for subscribers from plates of the original edition issued by Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Original red bevel-edge pictorial cloth stamped in blac & gilt, rear covers bordered in blind. Eighty seven hand-colored steel plate engravings and numerous full-page and text wood engravings, by John Leech, H. K. Browne, W. T.… Read more
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MY DAYS WITH THE FAIRIES: a new and enlarged edition of FAIRIES I HAVE MET. Illustrated in colour by Edmund Dulac

by STAWELL, Rodolph, Mrs. (Maud Margaret Key Stawell) (Edmund Dulac)

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Published
1920
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1920), 1920. Second printing of this new and large edition (first was in 1913). Red illustrated cloth elaborately stamped in gilt, blue, pink, and dark green. pp (171), [5] + 8 tipped in colour plates with captioned tissue guards with vignette fairy illustration, mounted on thick textured pale tan paper + title leaf on… Read more
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image of A CHILD'S BOOK OF MYTHS. Stories and illustrations by Margaret Evans Price. With an introduction by Katharie Lee Bates.

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Chicago: Rand McNally, c1924, 1924. Blue textured cloth gilt lettered with a large colour pictorial label on front cover, endpaper illustrations in green. pp (2), 112. Colour illustrations in text, 6 full page. One inch tear to bottom margin of title leaf neatly repaired, likewise to pp 13-14; minor rubbing to cover label and minor wear to outer corners; … Read more
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KUBLA KHAN: Samuel Coleridge's poem with interpretive illustrations by John Vassos

by COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (John Vassos)

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Published
1933
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First edition
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New York: Dutton, 1933. Cream cloth and brown boards, brown endpapers. pp (18), 1-15. 13 black and grey Art Deco illustrations. Sunning to lower outer corner of front cover, ink own name on half-title page; else fine. Poor jacket has large chips and tears. . First edition. Hardcover. Small quarto.
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THE JACKDAW OF RHEIMS. With illlustrations by Charles Folkard

by INGOLDSBY, Thomas

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Published
1914
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First US issue
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Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1914. Purple bevel edge decorated cloth, front cover stamped in gilt and green. 12 colour plates tipped to dark grey card with captioned tissue guards, numerous b&w drawings in text, title page lettered in black and orange, UK printed. Sunning to bevel edges, and spine, with a few spots of fading to spine and covers, as… Read more
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1924. Third printing, same year as first. Small octavo, 201 pp., black cloth printed and illustrated in red, dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers + 11 illustrations by A.Y. Jackson; lettering, jacket, and cover design by Thoreau MacDonald. 1924 ink gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper, yellowing to page edges, else a VG clean and unwon… Read more
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MERVYN PEAKE

by WATNEY, John

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Published
1976
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First US issue
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1976. Green cloth. pp 255. Index, photos in text, checklist at rear listing multiple edition. Light sunning to spine, margins of covers, else fine in fine jacket. . First US issue. Hardcover. Octavo.
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"ONLY A LITTLE PRIMROSE." Illustrated by Walter Crane

by MACKARNESS, Mrs. (Matilda Anne Planché Mackarness) (Walter Crane)

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London: George Routlede, no date [1874?] Pale blue decorated boards stamped in blind and black, colour pictorial label on front cover. pp 47 including a colour frontispiece. Spine and margins of front cover sunned to tan; minor soiling to rear coiver; front free endpaper has a Christmas, 1885, ink gift inscription and a short narrow abrasion and 1.5 inch split… Read more
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GUSTAVE DORÉ

by GOSLING, Nigel

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Published
1974
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New York: Praeger, 1974. Blue cloth. pp 112. Black & white illustrations, index, checklist of the original French edition. Gold sticker price crossed out in ink on front free endpaper; single piece of cellotape stain to front and rear jacket flaps and endpapers, else VG in VG jacket. . First US issue. Hardcover. Quarto.
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New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. Second printing. Green cloth. pp xii, (560) + colour plates. Index, some b&w photos in text. Fine in fine jacket. A descriptive bibliography, an exhaustive treatment. 2.5 kg parcel. . Hardcover. Quarto.
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GEORGE CRUIKSHANK. His Life and Work as a Book Illustrator.

by McLEAN, Ruari

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Published
1948
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First US issue
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New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, no date [1948], 1948. Brown cloth. 100 pp. Inevitable endpaper tanning; faint soiling to front free endpaper; else fine. Jacket has tiny chips to spine tips, outer corners; couple of short tears to rear panel; dust soiling ; still VG. A volume in the English Masters of Black-and- White series.. First US issue. Hardcover.
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image of HUDIBRAS, in three parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars: Corrected and Amended. With Large Annotations, and a Preface, by Zachary Grey, LL.D. Adorn’d with a new Set of Cuts.

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Cambridge: Printed by J. Bentham, Printer to the University, for W. Innys, A. Ward, [et al], 1744. Two volumes, octavo (20 cm). pp (2), xxxvi, (42, .subscribers list), 424, (16, Index); (2), 446, (24, Index). Contemporary calf with gilt-tooled armorial devices on the front covers, page edges dyed red; complete with the list of subscribers, portrait frontispiece, and sixteen… Read more
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THE GODSTONE AND THE BLACKYMOR. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

by WHITE, T.H.

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Published
1959
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First printing
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London: Cape, 1959. Decorated boards. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has minute wear to spine ends and outer corners, pink portion of spine very lightly faded, else fine. Memories of growing up in the West of Ireland. . First printing. Hardcover.. Octavo.
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image of THE FABLES OF LA FONTAINE. Translated into English Verse by Walter Thornbury. With illustrations by Gustave Doré

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London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, no date Ca. 1870s? Half black morocco and light brown morocco grain cloth, spine with raised bands ornamented in gilt, gilt lettered, all edges red, marbled endpapers. pp [4], lxiv, (840), [2]. Frontispiece portrait and many full page illustrations included in the pagination, and with many viignette illustrations. Title page in red and black. Cover… Read more
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