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1684 Emblemes by Fra Quarles Illustrated Engravings Grotesque Emblems Francis
1684 Emblemes by Fra Quarles Illustrated Engravings Grotesque Emblems Francis

Price: £650.00

A wonderfully illustrated example of this book of emblems by Francis Quarles. Francis Quarles (8 May 1592 8 September 1644) was an English poet most famous for this work. He was entered at Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1608,...

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1735 3vol Le Spectacle de la Nature ou Entretiens Pluche Illustrated Plates
1735 3vol Le Spectacle de la Nature ou Entretiens Pluche Illustrated Plates

Price: £440.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of this popular work of natural history. In three volumes. Volume I contains the Premiere Partie and is a third edition with an illustration to frontispiece and 23 further plates, 14 of which are...

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1785-86 2vols A Biographical Dictionary of Engravers Strutt Colour Plates 1st Ed
1785-86 2vols A Biographical Dictionary of Engravers Strutt Colour Plates 1st Ed

Price: £440.00

Joseph Strutt's illustrative biographical dictionary of the earliest engravers until the present time (1785).First Edition.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly,...

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1792 Sarah Trimmer A Series Of Prints Of English History First Edition Selbourne
1792 Sarah Trimmer A Series Of Prints Of English History First Edition Selbourne

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this charming book of engraved prints on English history, by the children's writer and educational reformer Sarah Trimmer.Trimmer was a philanthropist who directed her efforts to the better education of the young....

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1795 Ireland's Picturesque Views on the Upper Avon illustrated fine binding
1795 Ireland's Picturesque Views on the Upper Avon illustrated fine binding

Price: £495.00

A beautiful illustrated tour of the upper Avon by the somewhat notorious Samuel Ireland.Ireland (1744-1800) was a writer and engraver who is best remembered for his (initially unwitting) involvement in the Ireland Shakespeare Forgeries...

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1799 A Cabinet of the Arts a Series of Engravings English Artists Personalised
1799 A Cabinet of the Arts a Series of Engravings English Artists Personalised

Price: £490.00

A scarce collection of engravings by English artists.Contains 88 plates of engravings which include topographical views, portraits, emblematic scenes and reproductions of the engraved title pages of other publications.An interesting,...

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1807 Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey with Engravings
1807 Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey with Engravings

Price: £29.99

A selection of Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey. Embellished with four beautiful engravings. James Hervey (26 February 1714 25 December 1758) was an English clergyman and writer. His style is often bombastic, but...

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1810 Antichi Monumenti Per Servire All'Opera Intitolata L'Italia Engravings Map
1810 Antichi Monumenti Per Servire All'Opera Intitolata L'Italia Engravings Map

Price: £270.00

An illustrated book in Italian and Latin, the title translates as Ancient Monuments in Italy to serve Out the Work Entitled Roman Rule, A collection of sixty engravings depicting artefacts and archaeological sites associated...

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1810 Pictures of Grecian History in Miniature by Alfred Mills First Edition
1810 Pictures of Grecian History in Miniature by Alfred Mills First Edition

Price: £440.00

A beautifully illustrated miniature book on the history of ancient Greece. First edition. With 48 engraved plates, each showing a different scene from Grecian history, and a description of each picture. With a list of further works...

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1821 Illustrations of Hudibras Sixty Portraits of Characters Butler Scarce
1821 Illustrations of Hudibras Sixty Portraits of Characters  Butler Scarce

Price: £480.00

A wonderful collection of portraits of characters from Samuel Butler's mock heroic poem.With each plate by R Cooper. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly,...

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1823 Plates From Modern Travels William Bingley Illustrations Only Asia America
1823 Plates From Modern Travels William Bingley Illustrations Only Asia America

Price: £200.00

A collection of plates from Modern Travels Through Every Important Country.The original work had six parts, Africa, South America, North America, North Europe, South Europe and Asia.This book is several plates from the sections of...

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1830 Musee de Peinture et De Sculpture Museum of Painting and Sculpture Duchesne
1830 Musee de Peinture et De Sculpture Museum of Painting and Sculpture Duchesne

Price: £27.00

A collection of illustrations of paintings and sculptures across europe.Volume II only.Bi-lingual with accompanying descriptions in French and English by Duchesne.Illustrations and engravings are by Reveil. Each description...

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1830 Raccolta di Costumi Antichi Bartolomeo Pinelli With Notes by N de Scarani
1830 Raccolta di Costumi Antichi Bartolomeo Pinelli With Notes by N de Scarani

Price: £1,950.00

A wonderful collection of Pinelli's engravings of ancient costumes, with notes on each plate by Nicolo de Scarani. First edition. With a beautifully engraved frontispiece. Containing one hundred plates by Bartolomeo Pinelli. Bartolomeo...

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1830 Tales of Other Days John Yonge Akerman Cruikshank Engravings First Edition
1830 Tales of Other Days John Yonge Akerman Cruikshank Engravings First Edition

Price: £200.00

A first edition of this collection of tales by John Yonge Ackerman.John Yonge Ackeman was an English antiquarian who predominantly wrote under a pseudonym. This work collects supernatural and folklore tales based on traditional German...

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1831 21Vol Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels and Description Finden
1831 21Vol Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels and Description Finden

Price: £795.00

A scarce collection of beautifully engraved plates, depicting landscape scenes within the famous Waverley novels. With twenty separately bound collections, numbered from Part I through to Part XX, originally published from...

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1833 3vol Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron
1833 3vol Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron

Price: £290.00

A collection of the illustrations of the works of Byron by Edward Francis Finden.Containing 120 of the original 126 engravings.With original and selected information on the subjects of the engravings. Including designs from J. F. Lewis,...

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1833 Scrap Book of Plates Biblical Scenic Animals Plants George Knight
1833 Scrap Book of Plates Biblical Scenic Animals Plants George Knight

Price: £150.00

A truly unique and charming late Georgian scrap book. Neatly inscribed in copperplate ink to the front free endpaper "George Knight received this book from his dear Mama- June the 16th 1833". With numerous engravings delicately...

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1834 James Stark Picturesque Views On And Near The Eastern Coast Of England
1834 James Stark Picturesque Views On And Near The Eastern Coast Of England

Price: £300.00

A uncommon illustrated book of scenes from the eastern coast of England.Containing thirty-six plates of notable landmarks and cities including Norwich (pictured here from Butter Hills), as well as Hinby's Gardens in Thorpe and St....

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1835 2vols in 1 Illustrations of the Bible Westall and Martin Illustrated Scarce
1835 2vols in 1 Illustrations of the Bible Westall and Martin Illustrated Scarce

Price: £825.00

 96 full page illustrations of biblical scenes each with the  accompanying text rarely seen. Very crsip and unusually clean copy direct from a Regency Country house library, so a one owner book.The descriptions accompanying...

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1840 Pictures Of The French Literary Graphic Delineations Janin Balzac
1840 Pictures Of The French Literary Graphic Delineations Janin Balzac

Price: £99.99

A charming and detailed observational work, looking into the stereotypical characters seen throughout France. Delicately illustrated with upwards of two hundred and thirty engravings, drawn on the wood by Gavarni, H. Monnier...

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1840 Pictures Of The French Series Literary Graphic Delineations Janin Balzac
1840 Pictures Of The French Series Literary Graphic Delineations Janin Balzac

Price: £69.99

Pictures of the French: A Series of Literary and Graphic Delineations of French Character by Jules Janin, Balzac, Cormenin and other Celebrated French Authors. Illustrated with upwards of two hundred and thirty engravings,...

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1842 Laman Blanchard George Cruikshanks Omnibus 1st Edition Illustrated
1842 Laman Blanchard George Cruikshanks Omnibus 1st Edition Illustrated

Price: £195.00

The first collected edition of Cruikshank's omnibus, which -while it was unsuccessful commercially - was produced during the peak of his career.Cruikshank is one of the most significant british illustrators: during his own life he...

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1845 Castle of Indolence James Thomson Illustrated William Rimer Uncommon First
1845 Castle of Indolence James Thomson Illustrated William Rimer Uncommon First

Price: £89.99

An uncommon illustrated edition of James Thomson's Castle of Indolence. Thomson (1700 1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright, known for his masterpiece The Seasons and the lyrics of Rule, Britannia!. The Castle of Indolence...

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1852 George Cruikshank The Domestic Habits Of The People By Common Sense 1st Ed
1852 George Cruikshank The Domestic Habits Of The People By Common Sense 1st Ed

Price: £195.00

A first edition of this illustrated pro-Temperance work by Cruikshank, with the original wrappers bound into a Fleming half calf binding.With six full page illustrations by Cruikshank.Cruikshank is one of the most significant british...

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1854 Foreign Tour Of Messrs Brown Jones And Robinson Doyle First Edition Illus
1854 Foreign Tour Of Messrs Brown Jones And Robinson Doyle First Edition Illus

Price: £59.99

A first edition of Doyle's illustrated travels of three Victorian gentlemen. First Edition. 'Being the history of what they saw, and did, in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy'. Each page is tissue-guarded. With the...

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1854 Manuscript Album a Collection of Pen and Ink Sketches Bylandt and Addison
1854 Manuscript Album a Collection of Pen and Ink Sketches Bylandt and Addison

Price: £235.00

>  A Collection of Pen and Ink Sketches By Count A. de Bylandt and Lt. Addison 1854 - London - Darton & Co 12" by 10", Unpaginated          

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1861 Legend of St Swithin A Rhyme For Rainy Weather Illustrated by John Faed
1861 Legend of St Swithin A Rhyme For Rainy Weather Illustrated by John Faed

Price: £99.99

A poem of St Swithin, with the wonderful illustrations of John Faed. First edition. John Faed, R.S.A. (31 August 1819 22 October 1902) was a Scottish painter. His paintings, popular in Victorian Britain, can today be found in...

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1862 Elizabeth or The Exiles of Siberia The Indian Cottage Scarce Illuminated
1862 Elizabeth or The Exiles of Siberia The Indian Cottage Scarce Illuminated

Price: £19.99

A scarce collection of tales from the French of Madame CottinWith an illuminated frontispiece.Including advertisement to the rear board.

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1866 Merry Conceits and Whimsical Rhymes First Ed Charles H Ross Illustrated
1866 Merry Conceits and Whimsical Rhymes First Ed Charles H Ross Illustrated

Price: £270.00

The first edition of Charles H Ross' Merry Conceits and Whimsical Rhymes.Illustrated throughout, with the engraving and printing by colour printing specialist Edmund Evans.Edmund Evans was extremely prominent in the Victorian...

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1868 Lacy's Dramatic Costumes Male 150 Plates Contemporary Index Modern Cloth
1868 Lacy's Dramatic Costumes Male 150 Plates Contemporary Index Modern Cloth

Price: £440.00

150 plates of male dramatic costumes, published by former theater manager Thomas Hailes Lacy, organised here into categories and paginated by hand. There were 200 plates of male costumes in the full run. The 150 plates here are prefixed...

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1870 Woodward Drawings of Ten Masters from the Royal Collection
1870 Woodward Drawings of Ten Masters from the Royal Collection

Price: £69.99

A charming edition featuring exemplary paints of the old masters, taken from the collection at Windsor castle.Featuring the likes of Michaelangelo, Raphael, da Vinci, and Holbeing, this is an attractive presentation text which is...

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1875 C.T.S. Birch Reynardson Down On The Road Colour Plates Decorative Binding
1875 C.T.S. Birch Reynardson Down On The Road Colour Plates Decorative Binding

Price: £300.00

A uncommon edition of Down The Road, in attractive cloth binding.Dealing with the reminscences of a "gentlemen coachman" , the work contains twelve colour plates throughout.

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1875-79 3vols Picturesque Europe A Delineation by Pen and Pencil Illustrated
1875-79 3vols Picturesque Europe A Delineation by Pen and Pencil Illustrated

Price: £595.00

 The first three volumes of this fascinating travel guide, Picturesque Europe.Illustrated throughout, with hundreds of vignette and full page illustrations. In addition to this volume I has 21 full page plates, volume II...

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1876 The Orphan of Pimlico and Other Sketches William Makepeace Thackeray First
1876 The Orphan of Pimlico and Other Sketches William Makepeace Thackeray First

Price: £44.99

The first edition of this anthology of writings and drawings by William Thackeray Makepeace. Copiously illustrated throughout with many plates by Makepeace. With some notes by Anne Isabella Thackeray, the author's daughter. Including...

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1878 Battle of the Roosters WALLIS MACKAY Illus SCARCE
1878 Battle of the Roosters WALLIS MACKAY Illus SCARCE

Price: £59.99

An amusing sporting tale, illustrated by Wallis Mackay. First edition. With numerous black and white illustrations. Wallis Mackay (1850-1907) was an Irish illustrator, journalist and cartoonist. He contributed to Punch from...

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1878 Victor von Scheffel Bergpsalmen lovely plates poetry mountain German
1878 Victor von Scheffel Bergpsalmen lovely plates poetry mountain German

Price: £84.99

A handsomely-illustrated volume of poetry drawing together the majesty of Alps and the majesty of God.With its smart vermillion binding, gilt embellishments, cloth endpapers, broad margins, and charming, clear engravings, this...

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1880 Richard Jeffries The Gamekeeper At Home First Edition Whymper Illustrations
1880 Richard Jeffries The Gamekeeper At Home First Edition Whymper Illustrations

Price: £120.00

A first edition volume on rural life by Richard Jeffries, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.Including a frontispiece plate and many in-text illustrations by Charles Whymper, the work gives a vivid insight into the world of gamekeeping...

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1880 Richard Jeffries The Gamekeeper At Home First Illustrated Edition
1880 Richard Jeffries The Gamekeeper At Home First Illustrated Edition

Price: £125.00

A first edition volume on rural life by Richard Jeffries, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.Including a frontispiece plate and many in-text illustrations by Charles Whymper, the work gives a vivid insight into the world...

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1881 Birket Foster's Pictures of English Lands India Proofs Limited Edition
1881 Birket Foster's Pictures of English Lands India Proofs Limited Edition

Price: £59.99

A collection of Birket Foster's illustrations of rural England.Illustrated with many engraved plates. India Proof Edition, limited to one thousand numbered copies, of which this is number 717. Bound by Leighton, Son and Hodge.

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1882 Oeuvres de La Bruyere Servois Par M. G. Servois
1882 Oeuvres de La Bruyere Servois Par M. G. Servois

Price: £120.00

A collection of illustrations depicting all aspects of Jean de La Bruyere's life. La Bruyere was a French satirical moralist who is best known for one work, Les Caractres de Thophraste traduits du grec avec Les Caractres...

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1882 Stanley Harris Old Coaching Days Decorative Binding And Plates
1882 Stanley Harris Old Coaching Days Decorative Binding And Plates

Price: £120.00

A Nineteenth Century account of coaching, in attractive cloth binding.With thirteen monochrome plates, the work offers and interesting insight into the mode of transport, one that would all but disappear in the subsequent years.  ...

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1883 Gravures De Monde 1863-83 Journal des Demoiselles Hand Coloured Plates
1883 Gravures De Monde 1863-83 Journal des Demoiselles Hand Coloured Plates

Price: £895.00

A beautiful collection of engraved plates depicting French fashions of the late Nineteenth Century. Containing 63 plates, of which 49 are hand-coloured, 11 are black and white, and 3 are black, white and sepia. Plates date...

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1883 The Progress of Mr. Lambkin George Cruikshank Humour Illustrated Uncommon
1883 The Progress of Mr. Lambkin George Cruikshank Humour Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £50.00

An uncommon copy of this illustrated humourous work by George Cruikshank.George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was a British caricaturist and book illustrator. He illustrated books for his friend Charles Dickens, as well as many other...

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1884 Lessons in Figure Painting in Water Colours Blanche Macarthur Jennie Moore
1884 Lessons in Figure Painting in Water Colours Blanche Macarthur Jennie Moore

Price: £29.99

A collection of water-colour portraits from Blance Arthur and Jennie Moore. Containing special instructions by the painters. With sixteen tipped-in colour plates.

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1885 Palermo A Christmas Story by Alice Durand Field Samuel Coleman First
1885 Palermo A Christmas Story by Alice Durand Field Samuel Coleman First

Price: £99.99

A Christmas tale set in the Sicilian capital. First edition. Large paper copy With five engravings by Samuel Coleman. Large ink inscription to front free endpaper, dated Xmas '91, includes a quote from The School For Scandal. ...

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1885 William Mavor The English Spelling-Book Illustrated First Edition
1885 William Mavor The English Spelling-Book Illustrated First Edition

Price: £235.00

A first edition of this spelling book by William Mavor.Illustrated throughout by Kate Greenaway, the work offers "a progressive series of easy and familiar lessons" for children, and is a charming example of Victorian educational and...

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1886-7 2vol John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character from Collection Mr Punch
1886-7 2vol John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character from Collection Mr Punch

Price: £295.00

A wonderful collection of the illustrations of the master Victorian caricaturist John Leech. With illustrated titles, frontispieces, and illustrations on every page with captions. Complete in three volumes bound as two. Punch,...

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1888 Quaritch's Reprints of Rare Books Jean Vauquer Livre de Fleurs Propres 1680
1888 Quaritch's Reprints of Rare Books Jean Vauquer Livre de Fleurs Propres 1680

Price: £295.00

A scarce copy of number six in the Quaritch's Reprints of Rare Books collection. Collated complete with the twelve original plates.With the original water marks to the endpapers.

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1889 As in a Looking Glass F C Philips Illustrated G Du Maurier Limited Edition
1889 As in a Looking Glass F C Philips Illustrated G Du Maurier Limited Edition

Price: £38.00

A limited edition of this novel by F C Philips.Illustrated with 12 full page plates and a frontispiece illustrated by George du Maurier, a noted cartoonist and author.Limited to 1000 copies.Frances Charles Philips was a British dramatist,...

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1890 Randolph Caldecott's Sketches Henry Blackburn
1890 Randolph Caldecott's Sketches Henry Blackburn

Price: £24.99

An illustrated compilation of works from artist Randolph Caldecott. Issued four years after Caldecott's death. With an introduction by Henry Blackburn, editor of "Academy Notes" and author of "Breton Folk", "Artists and Arabs"...

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1892 Illustrated History of Furniture Frederick Litchfield Woodwork Design
1892 Illustrated History of Furniture Frederick Litchfield Woodwork Design

Price: £44.99

A large, attractive copy of Frederick Litchfield's history of furniture. This work provides a complete history of wooden furniture of antiquity, documented in ancient paintings and archaeological remains until the end of 19th...

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1894 Fans of Japan Charlotte M Salwey nee Birch Illustrated Colour Plates
1894 Fans of Japan Charlotte M Salwey nee Birch Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £350.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the fans of Japan.Complete with 10 full colour plates and 39 black and white illustrations.With an introduction by William Anderson, an important collector of Japanese art and the first chairman of...

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1894 John L Stoddard Portfolio of Photographs of Famous Scenes Cities Paintings
1894 John L Stoddard Portfolio of Photographs of Famous Scenes Cities Paintings

Price: £65.00

An insightful collection of late Victorian photographs of views throughout the world.Containing a rare and elaborate collection of photographic views of the entire world of nature and art. Including pictures of the Eiffel Tower, Shakespeare's...

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1894 Pictures From Punch Illustrated Volumes I And II In One Volume
1894 Pictures From Punch Illustrated Volumes I And II In One Volume

Price: £59.99

'Pictures From Punch' is a collection of humorous illustrations from the British weekly magazine of humour and satire which was first published in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells. Two volumes bound in one. Historically,...

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1896 George Birbeck Hill Talks About Autographs Illustrated First Edition
1896 George Birbeck Hill Talks About Autographs Illustrated First Edition

Price: £38.00

An interesting tome on the practise of collecting autographs, by this English man of letters.He opens the book with an anecdote about the poet Longfellow, who recorded in his diary: "March 23, 1854. A snowstorm. Write and send off...

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1896 Maspero The Struggle Of The Nations Egypt Syria And Assyria Illustrated
1896 Maspero The Struggle Of The Nations Egypt Syria And Assyria Illustrated

Price: £130.00

A uncommon history volume dating from the late Nineteenth Century, in attractive cloth binding.Written by the eminent French Egyptologist Gaston Maspero, the work contains illustrations and reproduced photographs throughout, with a...

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1897 Tuer The History Of The Horn-Book With Three Examples Of Oak, Card, Ivory
1897 Tuer The History Of The Horn-Book With Three Examples Of Oak, Card, Ivory

Price: £450.00

An unusual illustrated history of horn-books.Featuring a coloured title page and three hundred monochrome illustrations, including plates, inserts and fold-outs, the work also includes a pocket to the rear of the volume including three...

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1898 Thackeray The History Of Henry Esmond With Colour Plates By Francis Bedford
1898 Thackeray The History Of Henry Esmond With Colour Plates By Francis Bedford

Price: £25.00

A handsome edition of Thackeray's The History of Henry Esmond, in attractive cloth binding.Illustrated with twelve colour plates by Francis Bedford, the volume is a fine decorative edition of this classic novel.

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1900 Robert Smith Surtees Hawbick Grange Illustrated Limited Edition Browne
1900 Robert Smith Surtees Hawbick Grange Illustrated Limited Edition Browne

Price: £30.00

A scarce limited edition of this work by Robert Smith Surtees.With eight engraved, colour plates and numerous in-text illustrations, the work is typical of Surtees' humorous sporting works, and is of a very unique brand of Victorian...

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1900 The North-Americans of Yesterday by Frederick S Dellenbaugh Illustrated
1900 The North-Americans of Yesterday by Frederick S Dellenbaugh Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A comparative study of North-American Indian life, their customs, habits and writings on the theory of the ethnic unity of the race. With over 350 illustrations and an appendix giving details of the tribes that existed. Includes...

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1902 HEATH ROBINSON Uncle Lubin CHILDRENS 1st Illus
1902 HEATH ROBINSON Uncle Lubin CHILDRENS 1st Illus

Price: £969.99

In original pictorial green cloth boards. This is the first edition of this delightful work illustrated with colour frontispiece and many further black and white plates and illustrations throughout. The binding is a little...

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1903 Slippers ABC of Fox Hunting Illustrated First Edition E O E Somerville
1903 Slippers ABC of Fox Hunting Illustrated First Edition E O E Somerville

Price: £1,100.00

The first edition of this scarce illustrated book.Lovely

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1903 The Courtship of Miles Standish Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated
1903 The Courtship of Miles Standish Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated

Price: £49.99

An illustrated edition of The Courtship of Miles Standish. Illustrated throughout by Howard Chandler Christy with vignettes and coloured plates. The Courtship of Miles Standish is an 1858 narrative poem by American poet Henry...

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1903 The Darling of the Gods Raymond Blathwayt Concertina Colour Plate Keepsake
1903 The Darling of the Gods Raymond Blathwayt Concertina Colour Plate Keepsake

Price: £250.00

A stunningly coloured theatre souvenir from David Belasco and John Luther Longs' hit production  'The Darling of the Gods'.Contains a cast list, scene list, two page exposition on the plot, and an impressive eight...

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1905 Cecil Aldin A Gay Dog The Story Of A Foolish Year Illustrated 1st Edition
1905 Cecil Aldin A Gay Dog The Story Of A Foolish Year Illustrated 1st Edition

Price: £165.00

A first edition of this illustrated story by the inimitable Cecil Aldin.The work includes 24 lithographed plates of illustrations by Aldin; each one charts the adventures of the canine hero. Aldin is especially known for his illustrations...

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1906 The Truman Collections Works of George Cruikshank Illustrated Newspapers
1906 The Truman Collections Works of George Cruikshank Illustrated Newspapers

Price: £175.00

A very scarce early edition of this catalogue of George Cruikshank's works with auctioneer letters. Including two letters concerning the collection dated to 1906, along with price lists and numerous newspaper cuttings...

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1907 G. S. Layard Suppressed Plates Wood Engravings etc. Cloth Gilt 1st Edition
1907 G. S. Layard Suppressed Plates Wood Engravings etc. Cloth Gilt 1st Edition

Price: £98.00

A smart first edition of Layard's exploration of the illustrations that had been suppressed for various reasons in the foregone Victorian age.The author himself gives the best account of the work in the introduction: "No...

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1907 Sidelights on Chinese Life by J MacGowan Illustrated Montague Smith First
1907 Sidelights on Chinese Life by J MacGowan Illustrated Montague Smith First

Price: £850.00

A first edition of this fascinating insight into Chinese life at the turn oft he last century. With many illustrations, including eleven in colour. The twelfth colour plate is missing. With an annotated tissue guard to each coloured plate...

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1908 Old London Churches by Canon Benham Illustrated by Arthut Garratt Signed
1908 Old London Churches by Canon Benham Illustrated by Arthut Garratt Signed

Price: £280.00

A beautiful book describing the appearance and history of many London churches. First edition, limited to five hundred copies, of which this is hand-numbered 79. Signed by both the author and the illustrator. With an introduction...

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1909 The Etiquette of Australia Theodosia Ada Wallace First Edition Conduct
1909 The Etiquette of Australia Theodosia Ada Wallace First Edition Conduct

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this interesting conduct guide.With illustrated advertisements to the first few pages and rear pastedown for sewing machines, dress shields and the publisher's subscription rates. Advertisement for James Stedmen...

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1910 Longfellow The Golden Legend Meteyard Illustrations Signed Limited Edition
1910 Longfellow The Golden Legend Meteyard Illustrations Signed Limited Edition

Price: £490.00

A illustrated edition of Longfellow's The Golden Legend, in very attractive cloth binding.With eleven colour plates by Sidney H. Meteyard, the work is also signed by the same illustrator and is part of a limited printing of 250 copies,...

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1910 Richelieu Cahu Leloir ILLUSTRATED First French
1910 Richelieu Cahu Leloir ILLUSTRATED First French

Price: £195.00

A magnificent historical account of the life of Cardinal Richelieu, lavishly illustrated with colourful, full-page watercolours by Maurice Leloir. First edition. In French. Richly coloured pictorial front board, with...

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1911 La Motte Foque The Story Of Sintram And His Companions Colour Illustrations
1911 La Motte Foque The Story Of Sintram And His Companions Colour Illustrations

Price: £23.00

A scarce illustrated edition of the Baron de la Motte Foque's The Story of Sintram and His Companions.Illustrated throughout with seven monochome and colour plates, the volume is a fine edition of this classic of German Romantic literature....

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1912 Souvenir Of Banquet Held At Fleetway House Private Circulation Colour Front
1912 Souvenir Of Banquet Held At Fleetway House Private Circulation Colour Front

Price: £59.99

A scarce souvenir folio printed by The Amalgamated Press for private circulation only. With a colour illustration to frontispiece, two colour text and further black and white photographs throughout. A souvenir from a banquet...

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1914 Rome A Sketch Book With Drawings By Frederick Charles Richards First
1914 Rome A Sketch Book With Drawings By Frederick Charles Richards First

Price: £22.99

A scarce edition of Rome A Sketch Book by Frederick Charles Richards containing a drawing to title and a further twenty-three plates of drawings, with an index of their subjects to recto of title. First edition. Drawings include...

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1914-1920 4vols The Cambridge British Flora Volumes II and III Text and Plate
1914-1920 4vols The Cambridge British Flora Volumes II and III Text and Plate

Price: £150.00

A comprehensive reference book on British plants.Volumes II and III of The Cambridge British Flora. With the text and plate volumes of volumes II and III of what was intended to be a ten volume work.With two volumes of text accompanying...

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1915 Edmund Dulac's Picture Book for the French Red Cross Songs Stories
1915 Edmund Dulac's Picture Book for the French Red Cross Songs Stories

Price: £160.00

A charming edition of this children's book of stories and songs by French illustrator Edmund Dulac. During World War I, Dulac contributed to relief books, including King Albert's Book and Princess Mary's Gift Book. Illustrated...

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1916 Albert Delstanche The Little Towns Of Flanders English Translation Plates
1916 Albert Delstanche The Little Towns Of Flanders English Translation Plates

Price: £30.00

A book of illustrations and descriptions of towns in Flanders, Belgium by Albert Delstanche.Rendered all the more poignant by the time of the work's release, the volume's introductory letter warns of "well-aimed German guns bringing...

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1919 New Magical Conceptions Louis F Christianer Magic Tricks
1919 New Magical Conceptions Louis F Christianer Magic Tricks

Price: £99.99

A scarce little book of insights into some classy magic tricks. With several illustrations throughout. With bookplate of J. B. Findlay, magician, to front pastedown with his motto: 'on bookes for the rede is my delyte'.

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1922 H. J. C. Grierson William Blake's Designs For Gray's Poems Illustrated
1922 H. J. C. Grierson William Blake's Designs For Gray's Poems Illustrated

Price: £180.00

William Blake's enchanting illustrations for the poetry of Thomas Gray.Blake is considered to be a visionary artist who was at one and the same time impossible to classify and yet utterly distinctive. All of the qualities that make...

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1922 Miguel De Cervantes The History Of Don Quixote Colour Plates
1922 Miguel De Cervantes The History Of Don Quixote Colour Plates

Price: £150.00

A illustrated edition of The History of Don Quixote, in attractive cloth binding.Illustrated with plates and vignettes throughout, some of which are colour, this handsome edition is a testament to the work's importance, with the illustrations...

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1924 Pageant of Empire LNER Souvenir Colour Lithographs Scarce Limited Illus
1924 Pageant of Empire LNER Souvenir Colour Lithographs Scarce Limited Illus

Price: £995.00

A scarce limited edition of this lavishly illustrated anthology of the British Empire. The LNER presentation edition, with the extra page and plate tipped-in. With stunning full-colour lithographs throughout.

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1925 The Fairies Up-To-Date Jean de Bosshcere Anthony Coloured Illustrations
1925 The Fairies Up-To-Date Jean de Bosshcere Anthony Coloured Illustrations

Price: £107.00

A collection of retellings of classic fairy tales. With decorative borders and pictures by Jean de Bosschere. Including Sleeping Beauty, Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and many others.Jean de Bosschre (Uccle, 5 July 1878 - Chteauroux,...

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1926 Pierre Louys Aphrodite Etchings by Clara Tice Limited Edition Illustrated
1926 Pierre Louys Aphrodite Etchings by Clara Tice Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £295.00

A privately printed limited edition of this sensual debut novel of Pierre Louys. Number 230 of 600 copies for sale. In English. With many illustrations by Clara Tice. Pierre Louys (December 10, 1870 June 6, 1925) was a French...

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1928 A London Reverie Fifty-Six Drawings by Joseph Pennall Essay by J C Squire
1928 A London Reverie Fifty-Six Drawings by Joseph Pennall Essay by J C Squire

Price: £49.99

A charming book of drawings of London landmarks. First edition. Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 April 23, 1926) was an American artist and author.

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1928 Osbert Sitwell Ninan Hamnett People's Albums London Statues Illustrated
1928 Osbert Sitwell Ninan Hamnett People's Albums London Statues Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A scarce first edition of this illustrated guide to London statues.Uniquely illustrated, this guide has an extensive introduction to the statues mentioned and appoaches both their history and aesthetics.

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1929 Daniel Defoe The Fortunes And Misfortunes Of Moll Flanders Illustrated
1929 Daniel Defoe The Fortunes And Misfortunes Of Moll Flanders Illustrated

Price: £28.00

An illustrated edition of Defoe's Moll Flanders, in very attractive cloth binding.With sixteen illustrative plates and vignettes by John Austen, this edition is a handsome and ornate collaborative work.

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1929 English Homes Period III Vol I Late Tudor and Early Stuart H Avray Tipping
1929 English Homes Period III Vol I Late Tudor and Early Stuart H Avray Tipping

Price: £80.00

A wonderful reference work regarding period English architecture and furnishings.One volume of the original 9 from the English Homes series.Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of various period homes from late Tudor...

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1930 Super Magical Miracles John BOOTH MAGIC Illustrated Scarce First Edition
1930 Super Magical Miracles John BOOTH MAGIC Illustrated Scarce First Edition

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of John Booth's magical secrets revealed. First Edition. 'A collection of exclusive magical secrets invented by John Booth'. With illustrations by the author throughout. Publisher's advertisement to the rear. John...

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1931 The Happy Day Begins by Janet Laura Scott Beautiful Chromolithograph Illus
1931 The Happy Day Begins by Janet Laura Scott Beautiful Chromolithograph Illus

Price: £49.99

A charming children's storybook illustrated with beautiful colour lithographs. With a line of verse annotating each illustrating.

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1934 Cyril Beaumont The Monte Carlo Russian Ballet First Edition Illustrated
1934 Cyril Beaumont The Monte Carlo Russian Ballet First Edition Illustrated

Price: £27.00

An illustrated first edition of the work on the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, by the one of the most important dance historians of the 20th century.Author of more than forty books on ballet, Beaumont was a world-renowned...

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1935 Green Mansions by W H Hudson Edward A Wilson First Signed Limited Edition
1935 Green Mansions by W H Hudson Edward A Wilson First Signed Limited Edition

Price: £140.00

A beautifully illustrated limited edition of this novel by W. H. Hudson. Hand-numbered copy 820 of 1500 and signed by the illustrator, Edward A. Wilson. With full-colour in-text illustrations throughout. Previous owner's bookplate...

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1936 Signatures in the Charter Book of the Royal Society Facsimile Illustrated
1936 Signatures in the Charter Book of the Royal Society Facsimile Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A facsimile reproduction of signatures was first published in 1912 as a permanent memorial of the celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Society. In October 1935 the President and Council resolved to publish additional...

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1936 The Months by Leigh Hunt Illustrated by Horace J Knowles First Edition
1936 The Months by Leigh Hunt Illustrated by Horace J Knowles First Edition

Price: £59.99

An attractive book with a chapter dedicated to each month of the year. First edition thus. This work first appeared as a series of articles in The Examiner in 1819. Emphasis is placed on the season of autumn as a time for justice...

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1937 James Thurber Let Your Mind Alone! Cartoons And Short Stories First Edition
1937 James Thurber Let Your Mind Alone! Cartoons And Short Stories First Edition

Price: £40.00

A scarce US first edition of this compilation of illustrations, stories and essays by James Thurber.Originally appearing the New Yorker between 1935-1937, this is a definitive collection of work by the celebrated cartoonist and noted...

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1937 This Year Next Year by Walter De La Mare and Harold Jones Lithographs First
1937 This Year Next Year by Walter De La Mare and Harold Jones Lithographs First

Price: £325.00

A colourful collection of children's poems for every time of year. First trade edition. Illustrated throughout with colourful borders and beautiful chromolithograph plates by Harold Jones.

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1938 Nathaniel Hawthorne Tanglewood Tales Edmund Dulac Plates First Edition Thus
1938 Nathaniel Hawthorne Tanglewood Tales Edmund Dulac Plates First Edition Thus

Price: £85.00

A first edition thus of Hawthorne's Tanglewood Tales, with illustrative plates by renowned illustrator Edmund Duluc.A illustrator of magazines, books and postage stamps, Dulac also designed banknoteS during World War Two, and was particularly...

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1938 Stories from the Arabian Nights Laurence Housman Edmund Dulac Colour Illus
1938 Stories from the Arabian Nights Laurence Housman Edmund Dulac Colour Illus

Price: £185.00

A collection of stories taken from the Arabian Nights, and retold by Laurence Housman.With many tipped-in coloured plates from Edmund Dulac. Including stories such as Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, The Story of the Magic Horse, Sinbad...

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1938 The Story Book of Trains Maud and Miska Petersham Chromolithograph Scarce
1938 The Story Book of Trains Maud and Miska Petersham Chromolithograph Scarce

Price: £28.99

A scarce copy of this informative book on trains for children. Illustrated throughout with beautiful lithographs, in full-colour and in blue and black. With a previous owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper.

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1939 9vols Les Dessins de Hans Holbein le Jeune Holbein the Younger Illustrated
1939 9vols Les Dessins de Hans Holbein le Jeune Holbein the Younger Illustrated

Price: £800.00

A collection of the artistic works of Hans Holbein the younger.With the contents and descriptions in French.Each plate is numbered with its corresponding title and artistic details of the mediums used to the contents page. Set has...

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1941 Kinder im Garten by Rosi Knoll With Colour Lithographs by Berta Tappolet
1941 Kinder im Garten by Rosi Knoll With Colour Lithographs by Berta Tappolet

Price: £125.00

A bright and colourful storybook for children, illustrated throughout with stunning chromolithographs. First edition. In German, written by Swiss author Rosi Knoll.

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1945 Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet Illustrated Hans Fischer Scarce
1945 Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet Illustrated Hans Fischer Scarce

Price: £49.99

A pleasingly illustrated edition of this classic German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Alternatively called The Pack of Ragamuffins, The Vulgar Crew, A Pack of No-goods, Riffraff, and The Pack of Scoundrels, it tells the story...

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1945 Ballet in England Lithographs by Sheila Jackson Chromolithograph First Ed
1945 Ballet in England Lithographs by Sheila Jackson Chromolithograph First Ed

Price: £79.99

An illustrated work on ballets, with many beautiful chromolithographs. First edition. Including Peter and the Wolf, Coppella and Le Specter de la Rose.

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1945 Pegasus The Little Horse by Eric Joysmith Autolithograph Illustrations
1945 Pegasus The Little Horse by Eric Joysmith Autolithograph Illustrations

Price: £44.99

A charming children's storybook. First edition. With full-colour and monochrome autolithographs illustrations throughout.

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1946 Giulio Lorenzetti Il Quaderno Dei Tiepolo Al Museo Correr Di Venezia 1st Ed
1946 Giulio Lorenzetti Il Quaderno Dei Tiepolo Al Museo Correr Di Venezia 1st Ed

Price: £125.00

A reproduction of a sketchbook of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, from sketches held by the Correr museum in Venice.Tiepolo is considered to be one of the traditional Old Masters of the 18th century. Michael Levy, a former direcor...

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1950 Beasts of the Chase Written and Colour Illustrated by Lionel Edwards First
1950 Beasts of the Chase Written and Colour Illustrated by Lionel Edwards First

Price: £39.99

A study of the various animals to be found by hunters in Britain. First edition. Illustrated with numerous coloured plates. Lionel Edwards (11 September 1878 13 April 1966) was a British artist who specialised in painting horses...

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1950 The New Yorker Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Album Illustrated
1950 The New Yorker Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Album Illustrated

Price: £34.00

A charming collection of illustrations from the New Yorker, showcasing its output in its first 25 years.The magazine, which was founded as a weekly in 1925, is well known for its illustrated and often topical covers. This volume showcases...

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1951 Table Games of Victorian and Georgian Days Whitehouse Illustrated
1951 Table Games of Victorian and Georgian Days Whitehouse Illustrated

Price: £64.00

A first edition of this illustrated work on historical games by F. R. B. Whitehouse.The work details historical and geographical games over the Victorian and Georgian period, from 1750 to 1850. Games discussed include 'Game of the...

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1952 R J Cruikshank The Humour of Dickens Searle Giles Low Horner ILLUSTRATED
1952  R J Cruikshank The Humour of Dickens Searle Giles Low Horner ILLUSTRATED

Price: £14.99

A selection of short humorous passages from the works of Dickens, illustrated by various artists. Including illustrations by Ronald Searle, Giles, Low, Horner, and many others.

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1952 The Humour of Dickens R J Cruikshank Searle Giles Low Horner ILLUSTRATED
1952 The Humour of Dickens R J Cruikshank Searle Giles Low Horner ILLUSTRATED

Price: £13.99

A selection of short humorous passages from the works of Dickens, illustrated by various artists. Including illustrations by Ronald Searle, Giles, Low, Horner, and many others.

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1955 Adam's Rib and Other Anomalous Elements in the Hebrew Creation Myth Graves
1955 Adam's Rib and Other Anomalous Elements in the Hebrew Creation Myth Graves

Price: £135.00

The first edition of Graves' analysis of Genesis. Illustrated, with several wood engravings by James Metcalf.Limited edition, one of 1750 copies published by the Trianon Press. To this text Graves analyses the first four chapters of...

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1955 British Sporting Prints Colour Plates With Slipcase Alken,Turner,Stubbs Etc
1955 British Sporting Prints Colour Plates With Slipcase Alken,Turner,Stubbs Etc

Price: £90.00

A uncommon set of large sporting prints, in a decorative slipcase.With colour plates depicting fox-hunting, the work is edited and introduced by John Cadfryn Roberts and features prints by the such artists as Henry Alken, Robert Pollard...

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1955 Modern Types by Geoffrey Gorer Illustrated Ronald Searle First Edition
1955 Modern Types by Geoffrey Gorer Illustrated Ronald Searle First Edition

Price: £24.99

An amusing book by Geoffrey Gorer, with the wonderful illustrations of Ronald Searle. First edition, first impression.

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1958 Mr Rothman's new Guide to London Ronald Searle First Edition
1958 Mr Rothman's new Guide to London Ronald Searle First Edition

Price: £44.99

An illustrated guide to the people of London, from British artist and satirical cartoonist, Ronald Searle. First edition. "With A Guide to Some Londoners of the Eighteen-Nineties, Illustrated With Twelve Original Drawings...

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1958 See Through the Jungle by Millicent Selsam and Winifred Lubell Illustrated
1958 See Through the Jungle by Millicent Selsam and Winifred Lubell Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A brightly illustrated children's book on the jungle, with pictures by Winifred Lubell. First UK edition.

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1958 The Big City or The New Mayhew Tonald Searle Alex Atkinson
1958 The Big City or The New Mayhew Tonald Searle Alex Atkinson

Price: £44.99

A collection of The New Mayhew series of cartoons, first published in Punch. 'Taking Henry Mayhew's great nineteenth century work London Labour and the London Poor as their guide, writer and artist contrive to show how the burden...

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1959 A Phoenix Too Frequent Play Illustrated Ronald Searle Christopher Fry
1959 A Phoenix Too Frequent Play Illustrated Ronald Searle Christopher Fry

Price: £34.99

A comedy play by Christopher Fry with illustrations throughout by Ronald Searle. First edition thus.

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1961 A.W. Yefimov Atlas Of Geographical Discoveries In Siberia & America 1st Ed.
1961 A.W. Yefimov Atlas Of Geographical Discoveries In Siberia & America 1st Ed.

Price: £270.00

A first edition of this collection of fascinating historical Russian maps, showing the far reaches of Siberia and Alaska, written in both Russian and English.This work was compiled in Soviet times, at the very beggining of the space...

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1975 Honoria Marsh Shades from Jane Austen Silhouettes Illustrations Limited
1975 Honoria Marsh Shades from Jane Austen Silhouettes Illustrations Limited

Price: £340.00

A beautifully bound luxury edition of this work on Jane Austen. A very collectible work and the best copy you or we are likely to see.A collection of silhouette illustrations in the Regency style by Honoria Marsh, showing characters...

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1976 Peter Arno's Man in the Shower First Edition
1976 Peter Arno's Man in the Shower First Edition

Price: £39.99

A humorous anthology of witty illustrations, from The New Yorker cartoonist, Peter Arno. First edition published by Duckworth, with an introduction by Patricia Arno Maxwell. Featuring original coloured illustrated dustwrapper,...

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1979 P.De Loutherbourg The Romantic And Picturesque Scenery of England And Wales
1979 P.De Loutherbourg The Romantic And Picturesque Scenery of England And Wales

Price: £130.00

A limited edition reprint of this 1805 collection of bucolic works by the famous Franco-British painter de Loutherbourg.Born in Strasbourg in 1740, Loutherbourg was intended for Luthern ministry. However, he rejected this and in 1755...

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1980 Saint Guilhem le Desert La Vision Romantique Illustrated
1980 Saint Guilhem le Desert La Vision Romantique Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A collection of views of the Saint Guilhem le Desert commune in the south of France. Illustrated throughout with nineteen plates.

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1981 Modesty Blaise Peter O'Donnell Jim Holdaway First American Edition Series 1
1981 Modesty Blaise Peter O'Donnell Jim Holdaway First American Edition Series 1

Price: £27.99

Two Modesty Blaise comic strip stories, published together for the first time. First edition thus. Illustrated throughout by Jim Holdaway. Containing Top Traitor and The Vikings.

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1983 Modesty Blaise Peter O'Donnell Jim Holdaway First American Edition Series 4
1983 Modesty Blaise Peter O'Donnell Jim Holdaway First American Edition Series 4

Price: £19.99

Three Modesty Blaise comic strip stories, published together for the first time. First edition thus. Illustrated throughout by Jim Holdaway. Containing The Head Girls, The Black Pearl and The Magnified Man.

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1985 Adventures of Baron Munchausen RE Raspe Illustrated Ronald Searle UK First
1985 Adventures of Baron Munchausen RE Raspe Illustrated Ronald Searle UK First

Price: £23.99

A lovely modern revival of Rudolf Erich Raspe's The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Raspe (1736 1794) was a German librarian, writer and scientist, called by his biographer John Carswell a "rogue". He is best known for...

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1985-89 7vol Modesty Blaise Graphic Novels Peter O'Donnell Jim Holdaway Romero
1985-89 7vol Modesty Blaise Graphic Novels Peter O'Donnell Jim Holdaway Romero

Price: £225.00

A set of seven of the Modesty Blaise graphic novels by Peter O'Donnell. All first editions. With illustrations by 'Romero' and Jim Holdaway. Containing: Book One: The Gabriel Set-Up. 1985 (first edition) Book Two: Mister Sun....

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1986 Venetian Villas Michelangelo Muraro and Paolo Marton First Edition Thus
1986 Venetian Villas Michelangelo Muraro and Paolo Marton First Edition Thus

Price: £69.99

A meticulously detailed exploration into villas in the province of the Veneto. First edition thus. Introduced through stunning photography throughout, four-hundred and thirty-eight of which are in colour by Michelangelo Muraro....

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1988 D. Lank J. Wolf Pheasant Drawings First Edition Signed Limited ed. Disbound
1988 D. Lank J. Wolf Pheasant Drawings First Edition Signed Limited ed. Disbound

Price: £600.00

A limited edition of this beautiful collection of the famous natural history illustrators, signed by the editor David Lank.Number 190 of limited edition. Signed as usual.This copy apparently bound without the tipped in colour plates...

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1990 Royal Interiors Four Colour Regency Aquatints for Framing Scarce
1990 Royal Interiors Four Colour Regency Aquatints for Framing Scarce

Price: £34.99

A collection of four Regency colour plates, ready for framing, reproduced from volumes in the British Library. Contaning plates of the Banqueting Room at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton 1824, the Grand Stair Case at Buckingham House,...

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1994 The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrations Alan Horne 1st Ed
1994 The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrations Alan Horne 1st Ed

Price: £69.99

A beautifully illustrated work of reference, holding a list of the literature illustrators from the 20th century. Being a continuation of Simon Houfe's The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists...

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1995-2000 15vol Modesty Blaise Quarterly Comics Revue Peter O'Donnell Colvin
1995-2000 15vol Modesty Blaise Quarterly Comics Revue Peter O'Donnell Colvin

Price: £195.00

A collection of fifteen Modesty Blaise comic strips, published by Comics Revue. Comics Revue presents Modesty Blaise was a small press magazine sized comic book published by Manuscript Press which reprinted Modesty Blaise comic strip...

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1997 Ann Saunders The Royal Exchange Finance London Business Illustrations
1997 Ann Saunders The Royal Exchange Finance London Business Illustrations

Price: £60.00

A London Topographical Society publication detailing the history of the Royal Exchange.With 17 pages of colour illustrations and 271 pages of black and white illustrations. Written in collaboration of thirty authors...

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2003 Modesty Blaise Lady in the Dark Peter O'Donnell Comic Romero First Edition
2003 Modesty Blaise Lady in the Dark Peter O'Donnell Comic Romero First Edition

Price: £29.99

A lovely copy of this iconic comic book. Modesty Blaise is a British comic strip featuring a fictional character of the same name, created by Peter O'Donnell in 1963.  The strip follows the adventures of Modesty Blaise,...

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c1800 Fables de Fenelon Nouvelle Edition Ornee de 16 Jolies Figures Illustrated
c1800 Fables de Fenelon Nouvelle Edition Ornee de 16 Jolies Figures Illustrated

Price: £145.00

A charming book of fables by Francois Fenelon. With an engraved title page, frontispiece and three further plates. Francois Fenelon (6 August 1651 7 January 1715), was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet...

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c1812 The Juvenile Lavater Passions of Le Brun George Brewer Illustrated First
c1812 The Juvenile Lavater Passions of Le Brun George Brewer Illustrated First

Price: £220.00

An uncommon first edition of George Brewer's The Juvenile Lavater. "Calculated for the Instruction & Entertainment of Young Persons" and "interspersed with Moral and Amusing Tales, illustrating the benefit and happiness attendant...

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c1834 Illustrations to the Poetical Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT First
c1834 Illustrations to the Poetical Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT First

Price: £130.00

A rhythmical anthology of Sir Walter Scott's selected works, complete with illustrated plates depicting their key themes. Includes work by painters D. Roberts, Sir G. Kneller, Copley Fielding, P. Dewint and prolific landscape artist...

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c1845 John Flaxman The Works, Days, And Theogony Of Hesiod Engraved By Soyer
c1845 John Flaxman The Works, Days, And Theogony Of Hesiod Engraved By Soyer

Price: £550.00

A very scarce volume of plates relating to Hesiod's Works and Days.Designed by John Flaxman and orignally engraved by William Blake, this later edition is engraved by one Mademoiselle Soyer (presumably Charlotte Louise Soyer), and...

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c1858 Plates of the Illustrated News of the World Engraved Biographies
c1858 Plates of the Illustrated News of the World Engraved Biographies

Price: £120.00

A large volume of supplemental portraits and biographies from the News of the World. Engraved plates include portraits of Samuel Wilberforce, Lord Campbell and Thomas Slingsby Duncombe. With a Royal Marriage Supplement commemorating...

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c1860 2Vol A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen F. O. Morris
c1860 2Vol A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen F. O. Morris

Price: £135.00

A beautifully illustrated set of works depicting picturesque views and stately homes around Great Britain and Ireland. Featuring forty coloured plates and vignette title page with illuminated titling to both volumes. These...

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c1860 2volsin1 Old England A Pictorial Museum Popular Antiquities Charles Knight
c1860 2volsin1 Old England A Pictorial Museum Popular Antiquities Charles Knight

Price: £120.00

Two volumes in one of this illustrated work.Undated, dated from Copac.A fascinating work, this pictorial museum takes the reader on a trip through 'Old England'. There are engravings of buildings, literary figures and other antiquities....

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c1860 Supplement to the Illustrated News of the World Portraits Eminent People
c1860 Supplement to the Illustrated News of the World Portraits Eminent People

Price: £99.99

A large volume of engravings and biographies of eminenent people of the late 19th Century. Portraits include Napoleon III, Baron Alexander Von Humboldt and John Arthur Roebuck, Esq.

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c1865 The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Introduction John Francis Waller
c1865 The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Introduction John Francis Waller

Price: £65.00

The illustrated works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an introduction, memoir and notes by John Francis Waller.The 'Life' of Goldsmith is misbound, with pages ix-xxviii followed by xxxvii-xliv and then pages xxix-xxxvi.With illustrations...

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c1879 G Finch Mason Sporting Sketches Illustrated Very Scarce
c1879 G Finch Mason Sporting Sketches Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of this illustrated book Sporting Sketches by C. Finch Mason. A collection of often humorous illustrations of an equestrian theme with those of racing, hunting and other sports. Previous owner's bookplates and ink...

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c1880 2vol Pictures and Royal Portraits of English and Scottish History Archer
c1880 2vol Pictures and Royal Portraits of English and Scottish History Archer

Price: £300.00

A wonderful collection of portraits illustrating scenes from throughout English and Scottish History. With an accompanying biography and description to each plate by Thomas Archer. Illustrated with sixty nine plates across the two...

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c1880 Rural Life Collection of Plates Equestrian Anatomy Farm Machinery
c1880 Rural Life Collection of Plates Equestrian Anatomy Farm Machinery

Price: £95.00

A selection of disbound plates to do with agriculture and horse veterinary.Comprising of 27 plates in total.The plates range from diagrams of a horse's internal organs, skeleton, eyes, and form to agricultural machinery and images...

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c1880 The New Album of London Souvenir Book of Views Trafalgar British Museum
c1880 The New Album of London Souvenir Book of Views Trafalgar British Museum

Price: £29.99

A souvenir concertina book of sepia illustrations of London views. Including the Albert Memorial, the British Museum, the Bank of England, London From the Thames and Trafalgar Square. Previous owner's label to verso of...

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c1890 Parisian Women's Fashions Colour Plates Lemercier French Costume
c1890 Parisian Women's Fashions Colour Plates Lemercier French Costume

Price: £650.00

A collection of plates depicting fin de siecle French ladies' fashion. Containing eighty-four plates. Many of the plates are hand-coloured, which appears, in places, to have been done by a previous owner. With areas on some plates...

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c1890 The Jackdaw of Rheims Thomas Ingoldsby E M Jessop Colour Plates
c1890 The Jackdaw of Rheims Thomas Ingoldsby E M Jessop Colour Plates

Price: £34.99

A beautifully illuminated poem taken from Richard Barham's Ingoldsby Legends. Elaborately decorated in colour throughout. Featuring the story of a jackdaw who steals a cardinal's ring and is made a saint. Containing 18 plates...

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c1898 2vols Dante Alighieri Vision of Hell Purgatory and Paradise Gustave Dore
c1898 2vols Dante Alighieri Vision of Hell Purgatory and Paradise Gustave Dore

Price: £450.00

Two volumes of works by Dante Alighieri.Comprising of his Vision of Hell and Vision of Purgatory and Paradise.Illustrated throughout with numerous plates by French artist Gustave Dore.Dore was a printmaker, artist and illustrator....

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c1900 2vols La Mode Feminine 1795-1900 and 1900-1920 Costume History Plates
c1900 2vols La Mode Feminine 1795-1900 and 1900-1920 Costume History Plates

Price: £895.00

A charming collection of colourful loose-leaf plates illustrating women's fashion from 1795 to 1920. In two volumes, each complete and containing eighty plates divided between four illustrated wraps. Volume I also contains...

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c1900 The Cabinet Album of Oban and Neighbourhood Illustrations Scotland Scenes
c1900 The Cabinet Album of Oban and Neighbourhood Illustrations Scotland Scenes

Price: £69.99

A collection of illustrated views around Oban in Scotland. Including the Dogstone and Dunollie Castle, Connel Ferry and Dunstaffnage Castle. This book was issued in concertina form but this copy has been neatly bound.

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c1900 Victorian SCRAPBOOK Illustrated
c1900 Victorian SCRAPBOOK Illustrated

Price: £130.00

A charming late Victorian scrapbook. Featuring pasted in coloured, and black and white book plates portraying various famous victorian paintings. Including Crossing the Brook by J. M. W. Turner, My First Sermon by Sir John Everett...

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c1905 Humors of HISTORY illustrated A.Moreland
c1905 Humors of HISTORY illustrated A.Moreland

Price: £79.99

This highly humorous pictorial portrayal of history features 160 coloured plates and informative captions. Originally published weekly in The Morning Leader. The author explains "The present issue, published at a price hardly more...

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c1906 5vol HISTORY COSTUME Geschite des Kostums HEYCK
c1906 5vol HISTORY COSTUME Geschite des Kostums HEYCK

Price: £1,799.99

Scarce copies of Heyck and Rosenberg's Geschichte des Kostms. With many colour plates. Unbound in quarter cloth folders. In five volumes. Very scarce. Undated, but first edition. Collated, all plates complete only missing...

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c1913 Charles Dickens The Old Curiosity Shop With Frank Reynolds Colour Plates
c1913 Charles Dickens The Old Curiosity Shop With Frank Reynolds Colour Plates

Price: £110.00

A illustrated edition of The Old Curiosity Shop, in attractive cloth binding.With twenty-one colour plates by Frank Reynolds depicting noteworthy scenes from Dickens' novel, the volume makes for a very handsome decorative copy of this...

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c1917 Carnet d'un Permissionnaire Roger Boutet de Monvel Guy Arnoux Scarce Illus
c1917 Carnet d'un Permissionnaire Roger Boutet de Monvel Guy Arnoux Scarce Illus

Price: £450.00

A charming little scarce book of anecdotes with beautiful illustrations. In French. Each page of text is accompanied with a colourful pochoir woodcut.

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c1917 The Story of Bishop Patteson by Elma K Paget Colour Plates by S T Dadd
c1917 The Story of Bishop Patteson by Elma K Paget Colour Plates by S T Dadd

Price: £69.99

The exciting story of the life of John Coleridge Patteson. In a prize presentation binding from Worcester High School of Girls, with inscription to verso of front free endpaper to M. E. Roberts, July 1917. With numerous full-colour...

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c1920 The Westminster Annual of Photographic Accessories Exchange Limited Camera
c1920 The Westminster Annual of Photographic Accessories Exchange Limited Camera

Price: £59.99

A scarce illustrated catalogue from renowned Edwardian camera and photographic accessories seller Photographic Exchange Limited. Illustrated, with descriptions, and prices.

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c1921 My Dolly's Home a Picture Book Illustrated Margarite Stannard Doris Davey
c1921 My Dolly's Home a Picture Book Illustrated Margarite Stannard Doris Davey

Price: £130.00

A delightful moveable children's book.Extremely scarce in such a good

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c1925 Christopher Morley Where The Blue Begins Illustrations By Arthur Rackham
c1925 Christopher Morley Where The Blue Begins Illustrations By Arthur Rackham

Price: £65.00

An illustrated edition of this work by Christopher Morley.A satirical novel, the work contains illustrations throughout by Arthur Rackham, including a colour frontispiece plate and vignettes throughout.

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c1932 William Shakespeare The Winter's Tale With Plates By Maxwell Armfield
c1932 William Shakespeare The Winter's Tale With Plates By Maxwell Armfield

Price: £28.00

An illustrated edition of The Winter's Tale.With eight colour pates by Maxwell Armfield, the volume is a fine decorative edition of this seminal play.

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c1938 Legends of the Flowers Janet Hepworth W R H Johnson Woodcut Illustrations
c1938 Legends of the Flowers Janet Hepworth W R H Johnson Woodcut Illustrations

Price: £19.00

A collection of short storiesThis work consists of seventeen short tales, each relating the apparent origins of a particular plant or a feature of that plant. For example the poplar's branches reach up as a punishment for hiding stolen...

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c1940 Seaside Photo Album Blackpool Private Collection
c1940 Seaside Photo Album Blackpool Private Collection

Price: £49.99

An album of black-and-white photographs showing a family seaside holiday from around the 1940s. The first few photos appear to be of the Blackpool sea front, whilst the rest of the album contains photos taken on a boat trip, group...

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c1940 Von Art und Brauch Spielzeug aus Wald und Wiese Colour Autolithographs
c1940 Von Art und Brauch Spielzeug aus Wald und Wiese Colour Autolithographs

Price: £150.00

Von Art und Brauch Spielzeug aus Wald und Wiese by Erika Semmler. With colour autolithograph illustrations. Heft 2 (Issue 2) in paper wraps. In German black letter type. A beautifully illustrated book of hand made toys...

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c1940 White Africans and Black Caroline Singer Illustrated Travel Africa
c1940 White Africans and Black Caroline Singer Illustrated Travel Africa

Price: £19.99

A profusely illustrated account of travelling through Africa. "The dual record of fourteen months in Africa spent mainly on the West Coast." With lovely, stylised illustrations throughout, many of which are in vibrant colour. ...

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c1943 Bumpy's Holiday by Biro Signed by the Author Chromolithograph Scarce
c1943 Bumpy's Holiday by Biro Signed by the Author Chromolithograph Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce signed first edition of this charming children's storybook. Inscribed by the author to verso of front free endpaper. With a previous owner's ink inscription to recto of front free endpaper. With full-colour and monochrome...

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