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THIS MONTH'S STOCK SELECTION

 

 

1. BEHAN, BRENDAN / JEFFS, RAE Brendan Behan Man And Showman, by Rae Jeffs. Hutchinson, 1967,
Second impression, 8vo, pp. 256, black cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with minimal loss of paper, otherwise very good. £10

2. BELL. ENID Legends Of The Coochin Valley, by Enid Bell, illustrated by Marjorie De Winter. Bunyip Press, Brisbane, no date, circa 1947.
First edition, small 4to, pp. 38, red cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Wrapper chipped around edges, cloth slightly marked and faded, light foxing to prelims and final pages, else very good. £35
Muir 643.
Aboriginal legends. Enid Bell is one of the Coochin family.

3. BELLAMY, DAVIS / MACKIE, SHEILA The Mouse Book, The Story of Apodemus a Long-Tailed Field Mouse, told by David Bellamy and pictured by Sheila Mackie. Oriel Press 1983
First edition, 4to, pp 64, grey cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial endpapers and dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Fine. £10
Quite a serious look at a field-mouse, with delightful naturalistic illustrations.

4. BERG, LEILA Flickerbook, an autobiography by Leila Berg. Granta Books, 1997,
First edition, review copy, 8vo, pp 240, red cloth, pictorial dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Unillustrated. Publisher’s revue slip loosely inserted. Minimal chipping to tip of dustwrapper spine, else fine. £15

5. BERRY, JAMES / BRIERLEY, LOUISE Celebration Song, written by James Berry, illustrated by Louise Brierley. Hamish Hamilton, 1994,
First U.K. edition. 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards and dustwrapper, blue patterned endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Mint. £10
A story of Jesus on His first birthday

6. BERSTYL, JULIUS / HOFHEINZ, WILGART Plimplomplimps, the life and adventures of a Jack-In The Box, by Julius Berstyl, with a foreword by Compton Mackenzie, with scissor-cut illustrations by Wilgart Hofheinz. John Lane, no date, ( circa 1939 ),
First edition, small 4to, pp. 114, pictorial paper-covered boards and matching dustwrapper. Black and white scissor-cut illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with short tears and a little loss of paper, top corner cut from top of front endpaper which is also lightly browned, otherwise , very good. £30
Bold, striking illustrations.

7. BLACK INTEREST Colour Show Pictures Of Ten Little Nigger Boys, Juvenile Productions Ltd, no. 9502, no date, (1940s),
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial thin card covers. Alternate pages of text printed in blue and coloured illustrations. A few marks to front cover, else very good. £45
An attractive edition.

8. BLAKE, H.S All The Way To Barcelona, by H.S. Blake, illustrated by Albert & Kathleen Collins. Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1935,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 71, pictorial paper-covered boards printed in dark blue. Coloured frontis, black and white illustrations throughout. Some light wear to covers, the spine has suffered some loss of paper, the book is printed on poor quality paper and has light fingering and marks here and there, generally near very good. £55
Muir 725.
A children’s story about a journey from Lapland to Barcelona.

9. BLAKE, WILLIAM / GARNETT, RICHARD William Blake, Painter and Poet, by Richard Garnett, LLD. (The Portfolio Series, Number 22) Seeley and Co 1895
8vo, pp 86, paper wraps. Seven plates, several in colour, plus numerous black and white text illustrations. Paper covers tatty around edges, contents generally very good. £50
Quite scarce. An interesting nineteenth century look at Blake’s work.

10. BLOOMFIELD, ROBERT Wild Flowers, or Pastoral and Local Poetry, by Robert Bloomfield, Author of The Farmer’s Boy and Rural Tales. Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, Poultry; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-Row; 1806
First edition, 8vo, pp 132, contemporary half-calf gilt and brown cloth, marbled endpapers.
Eight wood-engraved plates. Some wear and rubbing to edges, one or two pages carelessly opened. Otherwise internally very good. £180
A pencilled note in the book attributes the illustrations to Robert Branson. Oppenheimer number 147 questions the attribution of the illustrations to Bewick. Quite scarce. Bloomfield dedicates the book to his only son.

11. BLUM, DANIEL A Pictorial History Of The Talkies, by Daniel Blum. Spring Books, 1958,
Quarto, pp. 318, grey cloth. Black and white illustrations throughout. Covers rather faded and lightly marked, internally very good, no dustwrapper. £15
A permanent record of the great Talking Pictures.

12. BLUNDEN, EDWARD / ARIEL POEMS Winter Nights, A reminiscence by Edward Blunden, Drawings by Albert Rutherston. Ariel Poems No. 17. Faber and Gwyer Ltd. nd
4 by 6 inches, pp 4, black-illustrated blue card covers. One delightful illustration in black, white, red and green. The blue card covers are just beginning to fade around the edges, else fine. £20

13. BLYTON, ENID Well Done Noddy, by Enid Blyton, pictures by Beek. Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & D.V. publications Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper slightly chipped around edges and lightly marked otherwise very good. £12
The fifth book in the series.

14. BLYTON, ENID Noddy Goes To School, by Enid Blyton, pictures by Beek. Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & D.V. publications Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper slightly chipped around edges, otherwise very good. £12
The sixth book in the series.

15. BLYTON, ENID Noddy At The Seaside, by Enid Blyton, pictures by Beek. Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & D.V. publications Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with a few short tears and lightly marked otherwise very good. £10
The seventh book in the series.The golliwog is featured on the dustwrapper and endpapers but not in the illustrations.

16. BLYTON, ENID Noddy Gets Into Trouble, by Enid Blyton, pictures by Beek. Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with a few short tears and lightly marked otherwise very good. £12
The eighth book in the series. Although the golliwog is still present on the dustwrapper and endpapers he is no longer featured in the illustrations.

17. BLYTON, ENID Noddy And The Magic Rubber, by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges and generally rather creased with a few short tears, otherwise very good. £9
The ninth book in the series. Although the Beek endpapers feature the golliwog he is no longer included in the illustrations or dustwrapper

18. BLYTON, ENID You Funny Little Noddy, by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & The Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges , otherwise very good. £12
The tenth book in the series.

19. BLYTON, ENID Noddy And Tessie Bear, by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & The Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges, felt pen numbering on foot of one page, otherwise very good. £12
The twelfth book in the series.

20. BLYTON, ENID Noddy And The Bumpy Dog, by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & The Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges, ownership inscription in box, otherwise very good. £12
The fourteenth book in the series.

21. BLYTON, ENID Do Look Out Noddy, by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & The Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with short tear at tip of spine, ownership inscription in box, otherwise very good. £10
The fifteenth book in the series.

22. BLYTON, ENID Noddy Has An Adventure by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & The Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped and creased around edges, corner torn from top of pages 7/8 otherwise very good. £9
The seventeenth book in the series.

23. BLYTON, ENID Noddy And The Bunkey, by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & The Richards Press Ltd. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges and repaired with selotape on the underneath, otherwise very good. £10
The nineteenth book in the series.

24. BLYTON, ENID Noddy And The Tootles, by Enid Blyton, Sampson Low , Marston & Co. & The Richards Press. no date, (1970s),
Reprint, 8vo, pp. 61, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges, ownership inscription in a childish hand, otherwise very good. £10
The twenty third book in the series.

25. BLYTON, ENID News Chronicle Boys And Girls Story Book No. 3, by Enid Blyton, illustrated in black and white by Hilda McGavin and in colour by Ernest Aris & Sylvia I. Venus. News Chronicle Ltd. no date, (1930s),
Quarto, pp. 256, pictorial paper-covered boards with a colour illustration by Ernest Aris depicting a fox presenting a bunch of flowers to a duck with her brood of ducklings Three coloured plates, black and white illustrations throughout. A very good, bright copy. £36
An attractive selection of stories and poems.

26. BLYTON, ENID The Zoo Book, by Enid Blyton, six fine coloured plates. George Newnes, no date,
First edition, 4to, pp. 96, pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial endpapers. Six coloured plates, black and white and photographic illustrations by various artists Endpapers slightly browned, else a fine ciopy. £20

27. BLYTON, ENID Five Get Into A Fix, by Enid Blyton, illustrated by Eileen Soper. Hodder & Stoughton, 1958,
First edition, 8vo, pp.182, red cloth pictorial dustwrapper and endpapers. Illustrated throughout in black and white, red black and white and blue black and white. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with some loss of paper with one inch tear, small stain to dustwrapper, otherwise very good. £20

28. BLYTON, ENID / STRIP BOOK How Do You Do Mary Mouse, by Enid Blyton, pictures by Olive F. Openshaw. Brockhampton Press, no date, (1948),
First edition, ( priced at 1/0d), narrow oblong 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial thin card covers. Red, black and white illustrations in strip form. Staples rusted but holding, covers marked and slightly worn and creased, contents very good. £25

29. BOARD BOOK / NURSERY RHYMES Nursery Rhymes, illustrated by Alec Buckels, Nelson, no date, (circa 1930),
Quarto, pp. 16, pictorial paper-covered boards. Each page printed on paper-covered board. Coloured illustrations throughout. Covers lightly spotted, internally very good. £30
Vivid, lively illustrations to Nursery Rhymes

30. BOND, MICHAEL Here Comes Thursday, by Michael Bond, illustrated by Daphne Rowles. Harrap, 1966,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 126, blue cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper price-clipped , slightly chipped around edges with 1/4 inch tear at top inner corner of front , otherwise a very good, clean copy. £25
Michael Bond is the author of the Paddington Bear books. In this book he tells the story of a mouse called Thursday.

31. BOND, MICHAEL Paddington At Large, by Michael Bond, illustrated by Peggy Fortnum Collins, 1964,
Second Impression, 8vo. pp. 128, blue cloth, silver lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper price-clipped, and rather marked and faded, the book itself is in very good condition. £15
The fifth book in the series.

32. BOND, MICHAEL / FORTNUM, PEGGY Paddington Marches On, by Michael Bond, with drawings by Peggy Fortnum Collins, May 1965.
Second impression, 8vo, pp 128, red cloth, silver lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper price-clipped and chipped around edges, slight damp-stain to top of front endpaper and pastedown, otherwise near fine. £20
The sixth in the series.

33. BOND, MICHAEL / FORTNUM, PEGGY Paddington Abroad, by Michael Bond, with drawings by Peggy Fortnum Collins, August 1966,
Third impression, 8vo, pp 126, red cloth, silver lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper slightly chipped around edges, front pastedown slightly cockled from damp, otherwise very good. £20
The third in the series.

34. BOND, MICHAEL / FORTNUM, PEGGY Paddington Goes To Town, by Michael Bond, with drawings by Peggy Fortnum. Collins, 1968,
First edition, 8vo, pp 125, red cloth, silver lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped and creased around edges, endpapers lightly browned, generally very good. Not price-clipped. £20
The seventh in the series.

35. BONE, WALTER H. What became Of Them? Australian stories for children written and illustrated by Walter H. Bone. W. H. Bone & Co. Sydney, 1952,
First edition, limited to 1000 copies, 4to, pp. 67, beige cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. orange and white frontis, orange text illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper stained and damaged with considerable loss of paper around edges.Damp stains to foot of one or two pages, otherwise near very good. £40
Muir 765.
Stories of the Australian Bush.

36. BONNERJEA, BIREN A Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology, by Biren Bonnerjea. Published in 10 Parts. Parts 1 to 10 complete and unbound. Folk Press Ltd, 1927
First edition, 8vo, each part or fascicule in pink paper covers, pp 320 in total. Staples missing due to rust, or having been removed ready for binding. Covers somewhat faded, a little foxing to edges. £60
Full sets like this ready for binding must be very rare indeed.

37. BOOK OF TRADES / GREY, HERACLITUS Playing Trades, by Heraclitus Grey, with sixteen coloured illustrations. Cassell, Petter, & Galpin. no date, ( circa1870).
Second edition, 8vo, pp.160 plus 2 pages of publisher’s list. Blue cloth with coloured plate laid on to front cover, top edge gilt. Sixteen full page chromolithographs Front cover rubbed, foxing here and there, bookplate partially removed from front cover, otherwise good. £165
An attractive book of trades with children performing the various trades.

38. BOWMAN, JAMES F The Island Home, or The Young Castaways. A Story of Adventure in the Southern Seas. Our Boys’ Select Library. Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1898.
Reprint (first was 1851), 8vo, pp 381 plus pp 2, blue cloth pictorially embossed, title gilt, patterned endpapers. Illustrated with engravings. Spine a little dulled, light foxing (tissue guard only) else very good. £18
This was the source book for Ballantyne’s ‘Coral Island’.

39. BOXING / EDGWORTH-JOHNSTONE, CAPT. W. Boxing, The Modern System Of Glove Fighting. By Capt. W. Edgworth-Johnstone, Heavy-Weight Amateur Champion of England, 1895 & 1896. Championship Series. Gale & Polden, no date, circa 1900.
Octavo, pp. 168 and 6pp. adverts, red cloth pictorially printed in black. Thirty six photographic plates of boxers including the top prize-fighters of the day. Lacks frontis of author. Covers generally rubbed and marked, a few fingermarks here and there, generally very good. £45
An interesting book.

40. BOXING NEWS Boxing News Annual and Record Book 1962, compiled by the staff of the Boxing News. Ring Publications, 1962,
Small 8vo, pp. 160, pictorial paper covers. Black and white illustrations taken from photographs of the boxers. Scratch to front cover, else very good. £10

41. BOXING NEWS Boxing News Annual and Record Book 1964, compiled by the staff of the Boxing News. Ring Publications, 1964,
Small 8vo, pp. 160, pictorial paper covers. Black and white illustrations taken from photographs of the boxers. Covers lightly creased, else very good. £10

42. BOXING NEWS Boxing News Annual and Record Book 1965, compiled by the staff of the Boxing News. Ring Publications, 1965,
Small 8vo, pp. 160, pictorial paper covers. Black and white illustrations taken from photographs of the boxers. Covers lightly creased, else very good. £10

43. BRADLEY, MARTIN H The Library of H Bradley Martin, Highly Important French Literature. Sothebys, Monaco, 1989
4to, green cloth gilt. A sale catalogue, 16-17 October 1989, 1319 lots. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Sheets of estimates and results loosely inserted. Fine. £35
A very useful reference work.

44. BRAZIL, ANGELA A Popular Schoolgirl, by Angela Brazil. Blackie and Son Ltd, nd (prize label for 1925).
Reprint, 8vo, pp 288, grey cloth pictorially printed, pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrated in black and white by Balliol Salmon. Wrapper rubbed and chipped at tip and tail and corners with some loss, spine bumped at tip and tail, half-title, prelims and edges foxed, else very good. £25

45. BRIGGS, PHYLLIS / CURR, TOM Wolf of the North, by Phyllis Briggs, with illustrations by Tom Curr. A and C Black Ltd 1937,
First edition, small 4to, pp 208, beige cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Wrapper price-clipped and chipped around edges, else near fine. £28
In a wood in Lapland, Sven and his dog Whiteface find adventure and learn about the ways of Grey-killer the wolf.

46. BRIGGS, RAYMOND Ivor The Invisible, written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs. Channel Four Books, 2001,
First edition, 4to, pp. 40, blue cloth, silver lettering, pictorial dustwrapper and endpapers. Coloured comic-strip style illustrtations throughout. Fine. £14
This book accompanied the film of the same name.

47. BRIGGS, RAYMOND Gentleman Jim, by Raymond Briggs, Hamish Hamilton, 1980,
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations in comic strip style. Spine lightly rubbed at tip and tail, else very good. £10

48. BROOKE, L LESLIE / BROWNING, ROBERT Pippa Passes, A Drama, by Robert Browning, With Drawings by L Leslie Brooke. Duckworth and Co, printed in Paris, 1898
First edition thus, 4to, pp 64, green decorated cloth gilt. Seven tissue guarded black and white plates. Slight rubbing to extremities, foxing to prelims and final two or three pages, otherwise near very good. £50
The illustrations are not in Brooke’s usual comic style; they are detailed and delicate.

49. BROOKE, LESLIE The Golden Goose, with drawings by Leslie Brookes. Leslie Brooke’s children’s books. F. Warne & Co. Ltd no date,
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards Seven coloured illustrations including one double page spread. Edges just slightly rubbed, covers lightly marked, otherwise very good. £30
Delicate, attractive illustrations.

50. BROOKS, RON Annie’s Rainbow, by Ron Brooks. Collins, Sydney, London. 1975,
First edition, small 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards with matching dustwrapper, maroon endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Light sunning to dustwrapper, else near fine. £30
Muir part Two 1174. Highly Commended ACPB 1976.

51. BROOMHEAD, FRANK / ZAEHNSDORFS The Zaehnsdorfs, (1842-1947), Craft Bookbinders. By Frank Broomhead. Private Libraries Association, 1986,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 109. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering, blue endpapers Black and white illustrations. A fine copy with Marjorie Moon’s bookplate loosely inserted. £20

52. BROWN, DR. JOHN / MACGOUN, H. C. PRESTON The Little Book For Children, being the child stories by Dr. John Brown, illustrated by H.C. Preston Macgoun. T.N Foulis, 1923,
Reprint, 12mo, pp. 57, blue cloth, gilt lettering, dustwrapper with coloured plate laid on. Eight coloured plates, black and white illustrations. Slight chipping to tip and tail of wrapper spine, else fine. £18
A very attractive little book of Scottish tales and legends.

53. BUCKERIDGE, ANTHONY According To Jennings. by Anthony Buckeridge. Collins, 1959,
Reprint, 8vo,pp. 255, red cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis, black and white illustrations. Dustwrapper price-clipped and chipped around edges, Several small ownership stamps and marks to front endpaper, otherwise very good.. £12

54. BUCKERIDGE, ANTHONY Jennings’ Little Hut, by Anthony Buckeridge. Collins, 1955,
Reprint, 8vo,pp. 255, red cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis. Dustwrapper rather chipped and worn, covers rubbed, various inscriptions and spotting to front endpapers. generally good. £10

55. BUCKERIDGE, ANTHONY Our Friend Jennings, by Anthony Buckeridge. Collins, 1965,
Reprint, 8vo,pp. 256, red cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. . Dustwrapper rather chipped and worn particularly at the top of the spine, the book itself is in very good condition. £10

56. BUFFALO BILL Buffalo Bill Wild West Annual, written by Arthur Groom, with illustrations by Denis Mcloughlin. Popular Press, 1951,
Quarto, pp. 192, pictorial paper-covered boards and pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Edges rubbed and chipped, rather loose in binding, a few marks here and there, generally good. £15

57. BULL, RENE / ROUNTREE, HARRY Uncle Remus, illustrated by Harry Rountree and Rene Bull. Nelson, no date.
Quarto, pp.12, each page and cover mounted on thick board, pictorial paper covered boards. There is a coloured illustration on each page. Corners lightly bumped, else a fine copy of a scarce board book. £120
The title was first published with these illustrations in 1906. This board book probably dates from the second decade of the 20th century. Brer Rabbit is beautifully portrayed by Rountree and Bull.

58. BURCKHARDT, JACOB The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy, by Jacob Burckardt, Authorized Translation from the Fifteenth Edition by SGC Middlemore, with Two Hundred and Forty-Three Illustrations. George Harrap and Co. 1929
First edition thus, 4to, pp 525, blue cloth gilt, dustwrapper. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white, the illustrations are reproductions of Rennaissance Art. Dustwrapper chipped with loss of paper from tip of spine, otherwise very good. £35
A detailed and interesting study of the Renaissance.

59. CADOGAN, MARY Frank Richards, The Chap behind The Chums, by Mary Cadogan. Viking, 1988,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 258, green cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Fine. £12
Frank Richards was the creator of Billy Bunter and Greyfriars School.

60. CAMERON, KATHERINE The Water Babies, a fairy tale for a land-baby by Charles Kingsley, with eight illustrations in colour by Katherine Cameron, T.C. & A.C. Jack, no date, (inscribed 1913,
Small 4to, pp. 246, blue pictorial paper-covered boards.Pictorial dustwrapper. Eight coloured plates, mounted on grey art paper.The wrapper is somewhat marked and chipped around edges with a little loss of paper. One of the coloured plates is detached and has a small piece missing at the edge , edges slightly rubbed, endpapers lightly foxed, generally very good £90

61. CAMPBELL, LANG The Dinky Ducklings, Written and Illustrated by Lang Campbell. Algonquin Publishing Co, New York and London,
Copyright 1928, printed in the USA. 12mo, pp 40, pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Corners and extremities of spine rubbed with a litttle loss of paper. Otherwise very good. £18
No. 105 in the Algonquin Sunny Book series.
The story of two duck brothers.

62. CARROLL, LEWIS Lewis Carroll, by Derek Hudson. Constable 1954
First edition, 8vo, pp 354, blue cloth, silvered lettering to spine. Frontis reproduction of photograph of Lewis Carroll aged about 50. A little spotting to foredge else v good. £35

63. CARROLL, LEWIS Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, by Lewis Carroll, illus by John Tenniel. The Heritage Press, Norwalk, copyright 1941 and 1949
8vo, pp 200, blue cloth dec silver, blue slipcase. Black and white illus by Tenniel throughout. Illustrations set within pale blue borders. Blue lettering to title page and chapter heads. Fine. £30
This edition was designed by W A Dwiggins. Tenniel’s illustrations are faithfully copied using new engravings cut from the original drawings.

64. CARROLL, LEWIS Sylvie and Bruno, and Sylvie and Bruno Concluded, by Lewis Carroll, with illus by Harry Furness. Macmillan and Co 1889
Both are first editions. Each is 8vo, pp 400 and 423 with publishers’ lists at rear, red dec cloth gilt, dark grey endpapers, aeg. Black and white illus throughout. Sylvie and Bruno has 0.25 inch slit to tip of spine. The spines of both volumes are marked and patchily faded, generally some signs of wear, else good. Price is for the two volumes together. £120

65. CARROLL, LEWIS Lewis Carroll, Useful and Instructive Poetry, with an introduction by Geoffrey Bles. Butler and Tanner Ltd 1954
First edition, 12mo, pp 45, pictorial cream cloth gilt. Black and white illustrations. Light wear to covers and scuffs to pastedowns, otherwise very good. £10
Carroll started writing Useful and Instructive Poetry in 1845. The book was never intended for publication, being composed for the benefit of his younger brother and sister. It was made available to the public by Carroll’s niece , Menella Dodgson.

66. CARROLL, LEWIS Alice In Wonderland, a story by Carol (sic), a giant fairy story. no publisher noted, no date, (1980s),
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial card covers, Each page has a coloured illustration by Carrarder and the text beneath. Fine. £15
The illustrations are vivid and bold. The text is short and simple suitable for young children. The author’s name is wrongly spelled on the front cover.

67. CARROLL, LEWIS Le Avventure D’Alice Nel Paese Delle Meraviglie. per Lewis Carroll, tradotte dall’Inglese da T Pietrocola-Rossetti, con 42 vignette di Giovanni Tenniel. Ermanno Loescher, Tororino, 1872,
First Italian edition, 8vo, pp. 189, orange cloth with gilt lettering and circular portrait of Alice, all edges gilt. Black and white illustrations throughout. Covers marked and rubbed particularly the spine, large light damp stain to the bottom of the final few pages, former owner’s bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise generally very good. £200
The first edition of Alice In Wonderland in Italian.

68. CARROLL, LEWIS Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll, illus by Justin Todd. Victor Gollancz Ltd 1984
First edition thus, 4to, pp 158, blue cloth with pictorial dustwrapper.
Twenty-two coloured plates. Fine. £18
Yet another version of a much-illustrated classic.

69. CARROLL, LEWIS / BATEMAN, H M Further Nonsense Verse and Prose, by Lewis Carroll (edited by Langford Reed), illus by H M Bateman. D Appleton and Co, New York, 1926
First edition thus, 4to, pp 120, patterned paper-covered cloth backed boards with pict label. Black and white illus throughout. Rubbing to edges, final endpaper creased, else v good. £50
Bateman’s amusing illustrations perfectly complement the text.

70. CARROLL, LEWIS / BROWNE, ANTHONY Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Anthony Browne. Julia MacCrea Books, a division of Walker Books, 1988
First edition thus, large 4to, pp 118, red cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured illus throughout. Fine. £20
Browne’s Alice has a rather adult, knowing look. The unusual illustrations are carefully composed.

71. CARROLL, LEWIS / CUT-OUT Alice In Wonderland, pictures to stick, plus a story to read, an award sticker-fun and a colouring book.. Famous stories series, A.P. Printed by Award Publications. no date, (circa 1980),
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. There are four pages of illustrations in colour of the Alice characters, there are six pages with black and white outline illustrations. Each character is numbered to correspond with the coloured characters which are intended to be cut out and pasted over the outlines. Near fine. Unused. £20

72. CARROLL, LEWIS / HUDSON, DEREK Lewis Carroll, by Derek Hudson. Constable, 1954,
First edition, 8vo, pp 354, blue cloth, dustwrapper. Frontis portrait of Carroll. Other illustrations reproduced from photographs. Wrapper rather worn, generally very good. £30
Hudson received a good deal of assistance from the Dodgson family and had access to Carroll’s publishers, Macmillan. The result is an interesting account of Carroll’s life,

73. CARROLL, LEWIS / MONRO, HELEN Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with Bruno’s Revenge by Lewis Carroll, Illustrations by Helen Monro. Thomas Nelson and Son n.d.
Prize label dated 1934, 8vo, pp 220 and pp 4 publishers’ adverts, blue cloth decorated gilt, patterned endpapers. Coloured frontis, black and white illustrations throughout. Tip and tail of spine slightly rubbed and gilt dull, light creasing to s few pages. Generally very good. £20
Alice is depicted as a 1930s girl.

74. CARROLL, LEWIS / OXENBURY, HELEN The Hunting of the Snark, by Lewis Carroll, Pictures by Helen Oxenbury. Heinemann 1970
First edition thus, 4to, pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial dustwrapper, rope-patterned endpapers.
Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Edges lightly rubbed and wrapper slightly scuffed around edges, fold of wrapper slightly browned. Generally very good. £20

75. CARROLL, LEWIS / STEADMAN, RALPH Lewis Carroll’s Through The Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, Illustrated by Ralph Steadman. MacGibbon and Kee, London, 1972
First edition thus, small folio, pp 144, black cloth, pictorial dustwrapper, patterned endpapers. Black and white illus throughout. Dustwrapper price clipped with minimal loss of paper to edges, otherwise, very good. £80
Steadman’s powerful illustrations make this an important edition of Carroll’s classic

 


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