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            The Vicar of Wakefield

Rackham, Arthur 1867-1939 [Illustrates] by Oliver Goldsmith [1730-1774]

(Book #ID 127)

Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 182 High Holborn, London First Edition 1929. 1929.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original dark blue cloth covers. Quarto 10½'' x 8¼''. 12 full-page colour plates, illustrated end paper. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with small loss to the spine head, closed tear to the top of the lower panel, white paper of the dust wrapper a little grubby. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Bird Pictures

Whitby, Alice [Illustrated by Sara W. M. Fallon] With Note by Philip J. White [Engraved and Printed at the Racquet Court Press by Edmund Evans]

(Book #ID 53704)

Published by George Allen & Unwin, 156 Charing Cross Road, London First Edition 1901. 1901.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated paper covers, black title lettering to maroon cloth spine. 4to 11'' x 8¼''. Contains 85 printed pages of text with 18 [of 19 The Eagle Owl missing] splendid red, black and white illustrations throughout, also missing is the text of The King Penguin. Bottom right hand corner of the front cover is cracked, general rubbing to the covers. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Critic in the Occident

Fitch, George Hamlin

(Book #ID 1045)

Published by Paul Elder, San Francisco First Edition 1913. 1913.

First edition hard back. 9 mounted plates. In near Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            And Miss Carter Wore Pink: Scenes From an Edwardian Childhood

Bradley, Helen

(Book #ID 2997)

Published by Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square London First Edition 1971. 1971.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine and upper panel. Quarto 10½'' x 12'' 32 pp. Very distinctive full page colour Lowryesque scenes reminiscent of the author's Edwardian childhood. Light humidity stain to lower page edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with crease marks to spine tips and corners, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0224005812

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            Nursery Rhymes

[Illustrated by Alec Buckels]

(Book #ID 5396)

Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 35-36 Paternoster Row, London circa 1930 edition not stated. 1930.

Hard back pictorial illustrated covers 220 mm x 280 mm. 9 thick card covers each with different classic rhymes and well illustrated by Alec Buckels. Scribble and small rubs to rear panel. In Very Good condition. Perfect hard wearing educational nursery book. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Sleeping Beauty

Goodall, John S. [1908-1996]

(Book #ID 9969)

Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 4 Little Essex Street, London First Edition 1979. 1979.

First edition imitation Theatre program with 'best wishes' card. Colour pictures of mice with "transforming" smaller pages and half pages to the centre that present scenes surrounded by the Theatre curtains. Contained in white envelope and original cellophane wrapper. In Fine condition. As new. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Originals From 'Punch' Mr. John Leech's Sketches in Oil

Leech, John [1817-1864]

(Book #ID 39477)

Published by Bradbury and Evans, 11 Bouverie Street, London 1863. London 1863.

Publisher's original stiff light grey printed card wraps, black lettering to the upper panel, all page edges gilt. Quarto 11½'' x 9'' 85, i [pp]. Full-page or two per page monochrome illustrations throughout with caption beneath, priced two shillings and sixpence to the front cover. The first illustration has worked loose, and titled 'The Mermaid's Haunt'. Two gatherings of stitching to the spine are secure, however, three other stitches are missing leaving the page sections slightly open, card covering down the spine has 20% missing, light foxing to some of the pages, but the paper is predominantly clean and white. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg

Upton, Florence K. [1873-1922] and Upton, Bertha [1849-1912]

(Book #ID 11874)

Published by Longmans, Green & Co., London First edition 1895. 1895.

First edition hard back publisher's original pictorial covers, brown cloth spine. 4to oblong 9" x 11". 30 full page colour illustrations and further text illustrations. First Golliwogg book. Page 23 duplicated. Covers rubbed and a little soiled, lacking p15/16, most pages torn, without loss, some with tape. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Golliwogg in War!

Upton, Florence K. [1873-1922] and Upton, Bertha [1849-1912]

(Book #ID 11877)

Published by Longmans, Green & Co., London First edition 1899. 1899.

First edition hard back publisher's original pictorial covers, scarlet cloth spine. 4to oblong 9" x 11". 31 full page colour illustrations and further text illustrations. Covers rubbed, corners worn, p 49/50 with 120 mm inner tear, title page with torn and ragged fore edge. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Golliwogg's Fox-Hunt

Upton, Florence K. [1873-1922] and Upton, Bertha [1849-1912]

(Book #ID 11879)

Published by Longmans, Green & Co., London circa 1906 edition not stated. 1906.

Hard back publisher's original pictorial covers, brown cloth spine. 4to oblong 9" x 11". 30 full page colour illustrations. Light rubs to covers, small scuff mark to upper panel, contents clean and bright. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Japhet and Happy Annual 1935

Horrabin, James Francis [1884-1962]

(Book #ID 41416)

Published by News Chronicle Publications Department, Fleet Street, London 1935. London 1935.

Hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated paper covered boards, terracotta cloth spine. Quarto 10'' x 8'' 160 pp. Front cover illustration of Japhet holding a medicine bottle and going to visit the chemist for Adelaide who has a sore throat. Five colour plates and two tone illustrations throughout, some coloured-in. Labour Member of Parliament for Peterborough [his place of birth] from 1929-1931. James Francis [Frank] Horrabin was a prolific and culturally diverse illustrator. He drew his first maps for the Daily News during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13. He created the illustrations for H. G. Wells' Outline of History. After the first World War, having started as a newspaper strip cartoonist in Sheffield, he went to London to work as art director for the Daily News; he also lectured on geography at the Central Labour College in London. In 1919 he began his daily panel 'The Adventures of the Noah Family' in the Daily News. The panel eventually became a family strip cartoon, which has been collected into several hard back books, most notably the Japhet and Happy Annuals and Summer Books between 1932 and 1952. 'The Noah Family' moved to the News Chronicle in 1930, and was continued into the 1940's. In 1922 he created the 'Dot and Carrie' strip for the Star. His work is marked by fine colouring, well phrased sentiments and many new ways of telling tales visually. Fraying of the cloth to the spine edges, corners bumped, circular dent mark to the front board which affects the early pages, message inside. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Carmen

Mérimée, Prosper [Prosper Mérimée (28 September 1803 - 23 September 1870) was a French writer in the movement of Romanticism, and one of the pioneers of the novella]. Illustrated by René Bull (11 December 1872 - 14 March 1942) was a British illustrator and photographer. [Translated by A. E. Johnson]. Georges Bizet (25 October 1838 - 3 June 1875).

(Book #ID 102470)

Published by Hutchinson & Co., Paternoster Row, London First Edition Thus 1916. 1916.

First edition with these illustrations hard back binding in publisher's original venetian red buckram covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, gilt theatre drapes and Japanese fan to the front cover, top edge gilt, grey and white silhouette matador illustrated end sheets. 4to. 11'' x 9''. Mérimée is best known for this novella Carmen, which became the basis of Georges Bizet's opera Carmen. Contains [ix], 203 printed pages of text with with 16 intricate full-page colour plates with lettered paper guards, and 74 large monochrome illustrations throughout. Spine dulled, off-setting to the verso end papers and in Very Good clean and sound condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Most Beautiful Bibles (25th Anniversary Special Edition)

Fingernagel, Andreas and Gastgeber, Christian and Fussel, Stephan [Edited by]

(Book #ID 83855)

Published by Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek / Taschen GmbH, First Edition 2008. 2008.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black covers, yellow title lettering to the spine and to the upper panel, bronze yellow end leaves. Folio 15'' x 10''. Contains 319 printed pages of text with sumptuous full-page colour plates throughout. A stunning reminder of a time when the word of God inspired images of astonishing luminosity and daunting levels of physical sacrifice. This treasure trove is enough to make the heathen turn to God. Fine condition book in near Fine condition dust wrapper with small bumps to the top corners, complete in original promotional wrap around band. Heavy volume will require additional postage. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9783836502993

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            Mr and Mrs Hedgehog

Ardley, Patricia B. [Illustrated by E. C. Ardley]

(Book #ID 12734)

Published by Collins 48 Pall Mall, London First edition 1936. 1936.

First edition hard back publisher's original quarter cloth, illustrated light blue paper covered boards, dark blue stamping to spine. 9" x 11¼" oblong 56 pp. Six full page colour, full page monochrome and other illustrations in the text by E. C. Ardley. 25 mm piece of paper missing to foot of page 33, text and illustration not affected, light rubbing to corners, general light soiling to covers. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            George Cruikshank; His Life and Work as a Book Illustrator

McLean, Ruari [George Cruikshank 1792-1878]

(Book #ID 62666)

Published by Art and Technics Ltd., 58 Frith Street, London First Edition 1948. London 1948.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original nutmeg cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 7¼''. Contains 100 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. In very near Fine condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Nursery Rhymes : A Look with Mother Book

Wood, Lawson [Illustrates] 1878-1957

(Book #ID 13044)

Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 35-36 Paternoster Row, London circa 1930 edition not stated. 1930.

Hard back publisher's original pictorial laminated covers of a little boy in bed with a bandage around his head with his mother addressing his sister in the doorway. Oblong 5¾" x 7¼". 12 pp thick boards with colour illustration and rhyme to each side. In Very Good clean and bright condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Crowds of Creatures [Double Signed]

Clarke, Pauline [Illustrated by Cecil Leslie]

(Book #ID 13539)

Published by Faber and Faber Limited, 24 Russell Square London First Edition 1964. 1964.

First edition hard back publisher's original illustrated matt paper covers. 4to 10" x 7½" unpaginated. Illustrated by Cecil Leslie. SIGNED by the author and the illustrator to front end paper 'Pauline Clarke and Cecil Leslie'. Fine in very near Fine price clipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            100 Things a Girl Can Make: A Bookfull of Attractive Hints for Girls of all Ages



(Book #ID 14485)

Published by W. Foulsham & Co. Limited., 10-11 Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London circa 1925 edition not stated. 1925.

Hard back bound in publisher's original quarter blue cloth covers, pictorial colour onlay to upper panel showing two small girls peeping into a shop window. 4to 10" x 7¼" 64 pp. Includes the original four perforated cut-out models still attached, these are two halves of a 'Nursery Lampshade', 'Comic Policeman', and 'Officer of the Guards', simple monochrome illustrations throughout. Former message to front end paper dated 1929, tanning to spine, tiny rubs to spine tips and in Very Good clean and bright condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Oxford Quips by a Crank

Lynch, J. G. Bohun [Written and Illustrated by John Gilbert Bohun Lynch (1884-1928) Writer and illustrator of Irish ancestry who was educated at Haileybury and University College, Oxford, where he captained the Oxford boxing team].

(Book #ID 92353)

Published by Alden & Co. Ltd., Bocardo Press, Oxford First Edition [1908]. 1908.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original terracotta paper covered boards, black title and author lettering to the front cover, dark green cloth spine. Quarto 10½'' x 8''. Contains 48 pages comprising 42 humorous full-page monochrome illustrations with comic text opposite. Large paper edition with hand written Number 47 which was limited to 50 copies. Very light foxing to the end papers, beyond which the paper is clean and fresh, a little sun fading to the boards and in Very Good condition, the author's rarest work by far. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Rebecca Not A Moral Tale

Giglioli, C. H. D. [Illustrated by I. Giglioli]

(Book #ID 15698)

Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 15 Bedford Street, London First edition 1922. 1922.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, black lettering to upper panel. Oblong 8vo 6¼" x 8¼" 60 pp. Monochrome illustrations to nearly every page with text around. Small 'Greetings' stamp to front end paper, very light humidity lines to tops of paste downs, offsetting to end papers, cloth clean and bright with only minor rubs to corners. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog: Randolph Caldecott Picture Book

Goldsmith, Dr Oliver [Illustrations by Randolph Caldecott]

(Book #ID 15705)

George Routledge and Sons, Broadway House, 68-74 Carter Lane, Ludgate Hill, London 1878-1884. 1878.

Publisher's original sewn stiff illustrated card covers, lemon end papers, all edges gilt. 5½" x 4½" 32 pp. Eight full-page colour illustrations, pen sketches to all the pages with text around. The sewing cotton has all but disappeared leaving the contents loose with tape to the outside of the spine and inner gutters, sporadic foxing throughout. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Man who was H. M. Bateman

Anderson, Anthony [H. M. Bateman]

(Book #ID 15866)

Published by Webb & Bower Limited 9 Colleton Crescent, Exeter, Devon First Edition 1982. 1982.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original russet paper covers, ivory and white lettering to spine and upper panel, terracotta end papers. Quarto 10" x 8" ISBN 0906671574. 224 pp. Colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Fine in Fine dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Nestor

Gréban, Quentin

(Book #ID 15952)

Siphano Picture Books, Regent's Place, 338 Euston Road, London First edition 2000. 2000.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original pictorial glazed covers. 11½" 8¾" unpaginated ISBN 1903078261. In Fine condition, as new. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            George Belcher; His Picture Calendar 1941

Belcher, George [George Frederick Arthur Belcher (19 September 1875 - 3 October 1947) was an English cartoonist, etcher and painter of genre, sporting subjects and still life].

(Book #ID 84902)

Published by G. Delgado Ltd., London First Edition 1941. 1941.

First edition in publisher's original light beige card wrap covers [softback], each page secured with orange ribbon through the top, colour onlay to the front cover. Quarto 10'' x 7¼''. Contains 52 weeks of the year with different cartoon monochrome illustration and caption to each. The rear cover with some pencil calculations, contents in Very Good clean condition and without any writing. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Randolph Caldecott's Graphic Pictures

Caldecott, Randolph [1846-1886]

(Book #ID 17448)

George Routledge and Sons Ltd., Broadway House, 68-74 Carter Lane, Ludgate Hill, London 1883. 1883.

Hard back binding in publisher's original printed paper covers, gilt lettering to cloth spine. 11" x 15" 96 pp. Colour lithographs throughout. Working condition copy with cracking to hinges, soiling and rubbing to covers and corners, contents clean and complete with sporadic foxing. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Japhet and Happy's Annual 1936

Horrabin, James Francis [1884-1962]

(Book #ID 41417)

Published by News Chronicle Publications Department, Fleet Street, London 1936. London 1936.

Hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated paper covered boards, faded green cloth spine. Quarto 10'' x 8'' 160 pp. Front cover illustration of Japhet, Happy and Oswald the tortoise about to cross the road. 2 [of 5] colour plates, colour and two tone illustrations throughout. Labour Member of Parliament for Peterborough [his place of birth] from 1929-1931. James Francis [Frank] Horrabin was a prolific and culturally diverse illustrator. He drew his first maps for the Daily News during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13. He created the illustrations for H. G. Wells' Outline of History. After the first World War, having started as a newspaper strip cartoonist in Sheffield, he went to London to work as art director for the Daily News; he also lectured on geography at the Central Labour College in London. In 1919 he began his daily panel 'The Adventures of the Noah Family' in the Daily News. The panel eventually became a family strip cartoon, which has been collected into several hard back books, most notably the Japhet and Happy Annuals and Summer Books between 1932 and 1952. 'The Noah Family' moved to the News Chronicle in 1930, and was continued into the 1940's. In 1922 he created the 'Dot and Carrie' strip for the Star. His work is marked by fine colouring, well phrased sentiments and many new ways of telling tales visually. Repaired fraying of the cloth to the lower spine edge, corners and edges rubbed, dent mark to the centre of the lower panel, foxing to the early pages. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Sleeping Beauty: Chappell's Fables with Music Series

Park, Phil

(Book #ID 17912)

Published by Chappell & Co. Ltd., 50 New Bond Street, London 1948. 1948.

Publisher's original stapled illustrated card covers. 4to 11" x 8½" 18 pp. Colour illustrations with text around, musical score by Phil Park. In Very Good clean and bright condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Man Who Wishes He Had Not Married

Pegram, Fred

(Book #ID 18728)

Jarrold & Sons 3 Paternoster Buildings, London 1888. 1888.

First edition publisher's original light grey paper covers, black lettering and monochrome illustration to upper panel, secured with original pink cord through three steel eyelet's. Quarto 9½" x 11¼" 13 pp. Thirteen individual one-sided humorous illustrations with thin red border line and caption below. Lower end paper with publisher's advertisement dated 1887-8. Upper cover loose with small piece missing to lower corner and chips to edges. Very scarce in original paper wraps and cord. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Dalziels Illustrated Goldsmith: Comprising The Vicar of Wakefield and a Sketch of the Life of Oliver Goldsmith with One Hundred Pictures Drawn by G. J. Pinwell, and Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel

Dulcken, H. W. [Illustrated by G. J. Pinwell] Brothers Dalziel

(Book #ID 19208)

Ward, Lock and Tyler, Warwick House, Paternoster Row, London 1886? edition not stated. 1886.

Hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title block lettering and black relief illustration to spine, elaborate gilt and black relief illustration to upper panel, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, lemon end papers. Quarto 11" x 8" xx, 378, 2 [pp] advertisement of Dalziels' Illustrated Arabian Nights' Entertainment's. 100 monochrome illustrations. Former neat message dated 1879 to the title page, light foxing to end papers, small tear to fore edge of page 140, very minimal rubbing to cloth corners and tips and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Arabian Nights | Or Tales Told By Sheherezade During a Thousand Nights and One Night

Alderson, Brian [Illustrated by Michael Foreman]

(Book #ID 102774)

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., 14 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition 1992. 1992.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, Persian style illustrated end sheets. 4to. 11½'' x 9¼''. Contains 192 pp with full and part-page colour illustrations throughout. Fine condition book in very near Fine condition dust wrapper with one tiny rub to the top front corner, not price clipped, £14.99. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0575042516

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            The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels

Ingoldsby, Thomas [1788-1845 pen-name of an English Clergyman named Richard Harris Barham] Illustrated by Arthur Rackham [1867-1939]

(Book #ID 20668)

Published by William Heinemann Limited, London 1920 reprinted edition. 1920.

Hard back binding in publisher's original light brown cloth covers, dark brown designs and gilt lettering to spine and upper panel, lower page edges untrimmed, Heinemann device to lower panel. Quarto 10¼" x 8" xx, 549 [pp]. 24 mounted colour plates on thick light brown card stock with captioned paper guards, 12 tinted illustrations, many monochrome illustrations in the text. Upper bottom corner pushed-in, light surface rubbing across spine tips, upper corners sharp and pointed, without any foxing and in clean and firm condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Japhet and Happy Book 1931

Horrabin, James Francis [1884-1962]

(Book #ID 41415)

Published by News Chronicle Publications Department, Fleet Street, London 1931. London 1931.

Hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated paper covered boards, navy cloth spine. 8vo 8½'' x 7'' 160 pp. Front cover illustration of Japhet dressed as a clown and Happy as the Ring Master. Five full-page colour plates, colour, blue tinted and monochrome illustrations throughout. Labour Member of Parliament for Peterborough [his place of birth] from 1929-1931. James Francis [Frank] Horrabin was a prolific and culturally diverse illustrator. He drew his first maps for the Daily News during the Balkan Wars of 1912-13. He created the illustrations for H. G. Wells' Outline of History. After the first World War, having started as a newspaper strip cartoonist in Sheffield, he went to London to work as art director for the Daily News; he also lectured on geography at the Central Labour College in London. In 1919 he began his daily panel 'The Adventures of the Noah Family' in the Daily News. The panel eventually became a family strip cartoon, which has been collected into several hard back books, most notably the Japhet and Happy Annuals and Summer Books between 1932 and 1952. 'The Noah Family' moved to the News Chronicle in 1930, and was continued into the 1940's. In 1922 he created the 'Dot and Carrie' strip for the Star. His work is marked by fine colouring, well phrased sentiments and many new ways of telling tales visually. Exceptional condition copy with just very small bumps to the corners and slight fading of the navy down the spine, without any foxing. This copy has included with it the very scarce 'Noah Family' cut-out card loosely enclosed, the figures all remain on the card with a small tab beneath each. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Regency Lady's Faery Bower

Murray, Amelia Jane [1800-1896]

(Book #ID 21162)

Holt, Rinehart and Watson, 383 Madison Avenue, New York First edition 1985. 1985.

First thus edition hard back binding in publisher's original ivory paper covers, gilt lettering and designs to spine and upper panel. Quarto 10" x 8" 64 pp ISBN 0030061091. Number string to copyright page 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Full-page colour illustrations. Former message to the half-title page. Near Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Bird Families

Burton, Maurice [Illustrated by Kathleen Nixon (13 August 1894 - 1988) was an English wildlife artist and illustrator of books including those of Enid Blyton].

(Book #ID 105488)

Published by Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., London First Edition 1962. 1962.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original powder blue cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered in black and white. 4to. 9½'' x 10''. Warne print code 747.662. Contains 64 pp with 15 full-page colour plates and 9 full-page monochrome illustrations throughout. Ink name to the front free end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small chips to the spine ends and corners, UK price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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