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The Fables of Aesop

Detmold, Edward

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. [204]p including twenty-five tipped-in illustrations. Rebound in half morocco and marbled paper over boards, two raised bands, spine in three uneven panels, title and illustrator in gilt to second panel, bands bordered with gilt single rule, t.e.g. Externally very good indeed. Internally some small red flecks to first contents page, two crease marks to one of the illustrations, otherwise quite bright and clean. With twenty-five illustrations by Detmold (two more than the trade edition). Limited edition of seven hundred and fifty copies, this is copy two hundred and seventy-eight, signed by Detmold to limitation leaf. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Detmold, Edward. Folio. Limited Edition.

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The Faerie Queene

Spenser, Edmund

  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: J. Brindley and S. Wright, 1751. Three volumes complete - Volume One - [5], iv-lxiii, [1], i-xxxvii, [3], 453pp, [3]; Volume Two - [2], 450pp and Volume Three - [2], 440pp. Full contemporary calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, olive morocco author / title label to second panel, dark green volume label to third, remaining panels with central lozenge made of up small volute and flower head tools in gilt, gilt roll to edges. Minor rubbing to extremities, couple of small scuffs to covers, corners slightly bumped, very slight splitting to the front outer joint of volume two. Slightly later endpapers, front inner joint of volume one strengthened, tear to b2 in volume one repaired, some light browning and occasional light foxing, but generally quite bright and clean. Armorial bookplate of John Templer of Trinity College Cambridge to front pastedowns. Complete with thirty-two plates in volume one as called for. An attractive set of Spenser's epic allegorical poem with plates after William Kent, the & ... Read more

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Fairy Tales

Andersen, Hans

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. 198pp, rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, illustrator to fourth, remaining panels framed with gilt double fillet, upper cover with gilt design replicated from the original cloth, gilt roll to edges and inner dentelles, a.e.g. marbled endpapers. Externally near fine, internally very slightly browned, the final illustration has a small mark, but generally quite bright and clean. With twelve, tissue guarded, tipped in colour illustrations by Nielsen (as called for). Housed in a cloth, velvet lined, slipcase, with the gilt design from the original cloth again replicated to the front of the slipcase. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Nielsen, Kay. 4to.

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The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Grimm, Brothers (Lucas, Mrs Edgar, Trans.)

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Constable and Company, 1909. xv, [1], 325pp, [1], plates. Rebound in full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, illustrator to fourth, date to foot, panels with double fillet border, upper cover with the design from the original cloth replicated. Externally fine, internally bright and clean, complete with forty tissue-guarded plates by Rackham. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to.

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Fairy Tales

Andersen, Hans

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. 198pp, original red decorative cloth in DJ. DJ slightly browned, chipped to spine ends and corners, spine slightly browned, rear panel slightly soiled, couple of small tears to edges. Book slightly rubbed to extremities, hint of foxing to edges of text block and endpapers, otherwise internally bright and clean. With twelve tipped in tissue guarded plates by Nielsen (as called for). Now with a cloth, velvet lined, drop back box, made by Temple Bookbinders, with title in gilt to spine. First Edition. Hardback. Good+/Good. Illus. by Nielsen, Kay. 4to.

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A Fallen Idol

Anstey, F. [Guthrie, Thomas Anstey]

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1886. [8], 334pp, rebound in later half-morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in five panels, flower device to first and fifth panels, title to second, author to fourth, with repeated flower head pattern to larger third panel, date to foot, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally lightly browned with occasional light foxing to margins and fore-edge of text block, but generally clean. Previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, bound without final advertisement leaf. Turner 5; Wolff 157; Sadleir 45. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Very Good. 12mo.

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Fantastic Mr Fox

Dahl, Roald

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. [8], 62pp, [2]. Cloth over boards, morocco back with morocco inlaid design of Mr Fox by Temple Bookbinders to upper cover, title and author in gilt to spine, new endpapers. Externally very good indeed, internally a couple of spots of foxing to the first page, otherwise bright and clean. DJ is bound in at the rear. First Edition (US). Hardback. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Chaffin, Donald. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Book condition: Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
London: J. Harding, J. White and J. Mawman, 1808. [6], 4-277pp, [3]. Contemporary half-russian and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt single rules, author and title to second panel, 'Farming Society of Ireland' to sixth panel. Rubbed to extremities, internally one plate is worn and browned to fore-edge due to poor folding, previous owners book label to front pastedown and name to head of title, occasional pencil lines and marginalia, but otherwise quite clean and bright. With eight plates (three folding). Second Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Reading: M. Cowslade and Co., 1806. iv, 3-148pp, full morocco, smooth spine, divided into six panels by gilt greek key bands and rules, title to second panel, central roundel to third and fifth, with the remaining panels with repeated oscillating lines, covers with decorated drawer handle frame inside a gilt border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Covers slightly unevenly faded, some loss to leather on bottom inner edges, with a small spot missing to lower cover. Internally lightly browned but clean. Presentation copy from the author to Eldon, with note to ffep and with Eldon's name and bookplate to reverse of marbled endpaper. First published in 1799, this is the third edition, published in Reading. Presentation Copy from the Author. Third Edition. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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  • Edition: Fourth Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Reading: M. Cowslade and Co., 1812. [6], v, [1], 179pp, [1]. Full morocco, smooth back, divided into six panels by Greek key roll, title in gilt to second panel, first and sixth with lattice pattern, the remaining panels with small central roundel, covers with rolled border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. 'stormont' pattern marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, covers unevenly faded, minor rubbing to extremities, with small amount of loss to leather at foot of outer joints, rear outer joint and to rear inner edge. Internally very lightly browned, but generally clean. From the library of Earl Eldon, with his name and bookplate to reverse of front marbled endpaper. Presentation copy from the author to Eldon, with note to ffep. First published in 1799. Presentation Copy from the Author. Fourth Edition. Full Morocco. Good. 8vo.

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Fun and Fantasy - Drawings from Punch

Milne, A.A. (Introduction); Shepard, Ernest H.

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1927. 87pp, [1], original decorative boards. Spine slightly browned, covers foxed and rubbed. Lightly foxed to page edges and endpapers, otherwise quite bright and clean. With an introduction by A.A. Milne, and many black and white line drawings and seven colour illustrations by Shepard. First Edition. Hardback. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Shepard, Ernest H.. Folio.

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