Elizabeth Gant

8 Sandon Close, Esher, Surrey KT10 8JE, United Kingdom

Tel: 020 8398 0962 Tel and fax: 020 8398 5107
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THIS MONTH'S STOCK SELECTION

 

 

1. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS The First Christmas, a Christmas Treasury pop-up. illustrations by Samantha Carol Smith and Bryna Waldman, paper engineering by Bruce Foster, Peter Haddock Ltd, 1993,
Square 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Colooured illustrations, six double page pop-upa. Fine. £9

2. POP-UP / CHRISTMAS / DICKENS, CHARLES A Christmas Carol, a pop-up Christmas classic, illustrated by John Patience. Peter Haddock, no date, (1990s),
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Fine. £9
A simplified version of the classic story. Scrooge meets the three spirits of Christmas.

3. POP-UP / COUNTING 123, A Pop-Up Book, Grandreams Ltd. 1986,
Small 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, three double page pop-ups. Fine. £6
A simple counting book for very young children

4. POP-UP / DANN, COLIN The Animals Of Farthing Wood, based on the novel by Colin Dann, paper engineering by David Hawcock, illustrations by Barry Jones. Heinemann, , 1993
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations. Six double page pop-ups which also have tab operated movable parts. Light creasing to some tabs, else fine. £14

5. POP-UP / DINOSAURS Dinotopia Pop-Up Book, by James Gurney, Intervisual Books, California, 1993,
Quarto, pictorial glazed boards. Five pop-ups and 3 movable pictures. Fine. £10

6. POP-UP / DINOSAURS Pop-Up Dinosaurs, written by John Malam, illustrated by Andy Everitt-Stewart, design and paper-engineering by Dick Dudley. World International Publishing Limited, 1990,
Small 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout.Five double page pop-ups. Fine. £9
An interesting, educational book about dinosaurs.

7. POP-UP / DREANY, E. JOSEPH Indians In Pop-Up Action Pictures, by E. Joseph Dreany. Publicity Products Ltd. 1951,
Oblong 4to, pp. 20, pictorial card covers, spiral-bound. Five fan-folded pop-ups in colour, text parallel to spine. Some wear to edge of covers, All pop-ups complete and working. Very good. £30
Montanro page 135. The book describes the customs, life-styles and traditions of North American Indians.

8. POP-UP / ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER The Elves And The Shoemaker, a pop-up storybook. Grandreams Ltd. 1995,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Short crack to hinge of front board, else fine. £6
One in a series of six fairy tales.

9. POP-UP / FAIRY TALES Peek-A-Boo, pop-up fairy tales, written by Keith Faulkner, illustrated by Jonathan Lambert. Brainwaves Ltd. printed in Singapore for Chad Valley Books. 1991,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloure illustrtaions, five very elaborate pop-ups Light marks here and ther, else fine. £12
The stories are, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin, The Pied Piper, The Elves and the Shoemaker

10. POP-UP / FATHER TUCK Father Tuck’s Annual, with “Come To Life” pictures. Raphael Tuck & Sons no date, ( 1930s ),
Quarto, pp. 112, pictorial gazed, paper-covered boards. Writers include Leslie Oyler, Gurney Slade, Freda Froda and others. Artists, Beatrice Mallet, Edgar Norfield, Ruth Cobb, Gordon Robinson and others. Coloured and black and white illustrations two double page pop-ups entitled Birdland and Nursery Rhyme Friends. Very light browning to prelims else an exceptional copy in near fine condition. £80
Not in Montanaro

11. POP-UP / GRAHAME JOHNSTONE, ANNE My Pop-Up Book Of Nursery Rhymes, a Dean’s deluxe pop-up book, illustrated by Anne Grahame Johnstone. Dean & Son Ltd. 1982,
First edition, oblong 4to, pp.10, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, four double-page fan-folded pop-ups. Covers lightly marked, corners slightly bumped, else very good. £12
Montanaro page 193.

12. POP-UP / GRAHAME, KENNETH The Wind In The Willows, a pop-up book, Treasury Collection. Grandreams Ltd. 1988,
Narrow 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards Colored illustrations, three double page pop-ups. Light crease here and there, else very good. £6
A very simple version of the classic tale.

13. POP-UP / HANSEL AND GRETEL Hansel And Gretel. a pop-up story book. Grandreams, 1995,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Fine £9

14. POP-UP / HISTORY Medieval Castle, Carousel pop-up book., illustrated by Phil Wilson, designed by Willabel L Tong, paper-engineering by Renee Jablow. Harper Collins, 1997,
Folio, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations. There are four sections of the book. These fold back to be tied withribbon tie to make a 3-D effect Ther e are figures in an envelope which may be slotted in to the background. There is a small pop-up on the front cover representing a drawbridge. Figures slotted out from original sheet, otherwise fine. £15
A complex well designed book.

15. POP-UP / JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Jack And The Beanstalk, a pop-up story book. Grandreams, 1995,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Crease to first pop-up, else fine. £8

16. POP-UP / KUBASTA, V Snow White, an all action pop-up book, illustrated by V Kubasta, cover illustration by Hildegarde Bone. Brown Watson, 1985,
Reprint, ( the book was first published in 1971 ), pictorial glazed boards. Six vivid pop-ups Fine. £10

17. POP-UP / KUBASTA, V Puss-In-Boots, an all action pop-up book, illustrated by V Kubasta, cover illustration by Hildegarde Bone. Brown Watson, 1985,
Reprint, ( the book was first published in 1972 ), pictorial glazed boards. Six vivid pop-ups Fine. £10

18. POP-UP / KUBASTA, V Sleeping Beauty Illustrated by Voitech Kubasta, Designed and produced by Artia for Bancroft and Co. Printed in Czechoslovakia. Bancroft and Co, (1961)
First edition in UK, 16 pages, oblong 8vo, pictorial card covers. Eight pop-up scenes, several with tab-operated mechanicals including part on the cover. Text printed parallel to the spine. A very good copy with all the pop-ups in working order. £65
Montanaro p 279. Kubasta’s pop-ups are bold and striking.

19. POP-UP / MICE Little Mouse Takes A Walk, a surprise pop-up book by Stephen Holmes. Tango Books, 1995,
Square octavo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Illustrated in colour throughout. Five pop-ups which are activated by pulling tabs. Fine. £12
Pull-tabs and pop-ups reveal cleverly hidden animals

20. POP-UP / MONTGOMERY, LUCY MAUDE Anne of Green Gables, Adventures At School, an Anne Of Green Gables pop-up book, by Lucy Maude Montgomery. Retold by Rebecca Anne Krafft, illustrated by Thea Kliros, paper engineering by Bruce Foster. Beaver Publishing Ltd, 1993,
First U.K. edition, 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards Coloured illustrations, six pop-ups. Near fine. £9

21. POP-UP / NURSERY RHYMES Nursery Rhymes, Mary Had A Little Lamb,& other rhymes. a pop-up book. Grandreams Ltd. 1999,
Small oblong 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £6
Each of the five nursery rhymes has a pop-up illustration.

22. POP-UP / OPPOSITES Pop-Up Opposites, Edward Tall, Teddy Small, written and illustrated by John Patience. Peter Haddock Ltd. no date, (1990s),
Oblong 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £6
Animals are used to teach opposites, e.g. big and small

23. POP-UP / PANDAS Playful Pandas, a National Geographic Action Book, illustrated by David Carter, James Roger White Heat Ltd. paper engineer. National Geographic Society, 1991,
Square 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout, Five double page pop-ups with tab -operated movables on the side. Fine. £12
Movable features depict the life-cycle, physical characteristics and behaviour of pandas in the wild.

24. POP-UP / PARTY ON SPOOKY STREET Party On Spooky Street, Petrifying Pop-Up- series, writtem and illustrated by John Patience. Pwter Haddock, 1996,
Oblong 4to, unpaginaed, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, five double page pop-ups. Fine. £9
One in a series of four books.

25. POP-UP / PIGS The Three Little Pigs, a pop-up book by Tony Wolf. Graphic Design Rossana Papagni, translation Daria Kissel. Tormont Publications, 1994,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double-page pop-ups. Fine. £12
A delightful pig book.

26. POP-UP / POWER RANGERS Morphin Power, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Brown, Wells and Jacobs Ltd. 1994,
First edition, octavo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations. Five double page pop-ups. Fine. £9

27. POP-UP / PRINCESS & THE PEA. The Princess And The Pea, a pop-up story book.. Grandreams Ltd. 1995,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Fine £9
One in a series of six fairy tale books.

28. POP-UP / PUFFINS My Busy Day, by Mary Murphy, a pop-up puffin book. Tango Books, 1988
Twelvemo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, 4 pop-ups and one tab-operated movable. Fine £8
This is for a very young child. The text is minimal and the pop-ups very simple. The story is about a young puffin.

29. POP-UP / RED RIDING HOOD Little Red Riding Hood, a fairy tale pop-up, Award Publications Ltd, 1998,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double-page pop-ups. Fine. £9

30. POP-UP / RUMPELSTILTSKIN Rumpelstiltskin, pop-up storybook, Grandreams Ltd, 1994
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Fine. £9

31. POP-UP / SCARRY, HUCK Looking Into The Middle Ages, a pop-up book by Huck Scarry, paper-engineering by Dick Dudley. Hodder & Stoughton, 1984
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Five double page pop-ups and tab operated movables. One tab lightly creased, else fine. £12
Montanaro page 169. Describes daily life in the Middle Ages.

32. POP-UP / SEYMOUR, PETER How The Weather Works, a pop-up science book. by Peter Seymour, illustrated by Sally Springer, paper engineering by John Strejan. Child’s Play(International) Ltd. 1989,
First published in 1984, 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations. Four pop-ups and tab movables. Fine. £9
Young children are introduced to the basic facts about weather.

33. POP-UP / SNOW WHITE Snow White, pop-up picture book, illustrated by Pamela Storey, Brown Watson, 1990,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Near fine. £9

34. POP-UP / SNOW WHITE Snow White, pop-up book. Grandreams Ltd. 1992,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, five double page pop-ups. Crease to arm of one pop-up figure else near fine. £9

35. POP-UP / UGLY DUCKLING The Ugly Duckling, a Fairy Tale pop-up. Award Publications. 1998,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, six double page pop-ups. Fine. £9
A simple edition of the tale for young children

36. POP-UP / VERNE, JULES 20, 000 Leagues Under The Sea, by Jules Verne. Grandreams, 1990,
First edition thus, 8vo, pictorial glazed boards. Six pop-ups which spring to life when the book is opened. Coloured illustrations throughout. Fine. £10
A short simplifed version of Verne’s great book, suitable for children

37. POP-UP / WATER LIFE Nature Pop-Ups, Water Life, written by Ken Hoy, illustrated by Mike Peterkin, designed and produced by Graham Brown, paper engineering by Paul Wilgress. Ideals Publishing Corporation, USA, 1990,
Quarto, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations, five magnificent double page pop-ups. Fine £12
A most attractively produced book introducing young readers to water plants and animals throughout the world.

38. POP-UP / WATSON, WENDY The Bunnies ’Christmas Eve, a peek-through pop-up book. By Wendy Watson, Keith Moseley paper-engineer. Philomel Books. U.S A 1983,
Oblong 4to, pictorial glazed boards, Four multi-layered pop-up scenes with tab -operated mechanicals. The covers can be folded back until front and back covers touch, and the scenes can be opened and viewed from both front and back. The illustrations are in colour and depict Bettina Bunny celebrating Christmas. A little light wear with slight creasing to edges, generally very good. £15
Montenaro page 42.

39. POSTCARD We Have Built A Golden Castle,. artists name not given, Playmates Series . Humphrey Milford, no date,
A postcard depicting two children building a castle with toy bricks. In the style of Lilian Govey. Unused, near fine. £6

40. POSTCARD / RABBITS Mother Rabbit Is Buying A New Glow-Worm For Light. No artist noted, series no. 1034. Regent Publishing. no date,
A coloured postcard depicting a mother rabbit buying glow-worms from a mole. Light wear to edges, else very good. Postally unused. £7

41. POTTER, BEATRIX The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Beatrix Potter. The “Never Grow Old” series. Platt and Munk, New York, nd (copyright 1955)
8vo, unpaginated, green pictorial cloth, pictorial dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers by Eulalie. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Wrapper price clipped, chipped around edges and with a jagged 2 inch tear to the top edge. Contents fine. £25
The text is the same as the English edition, but the placing of the illustrations within the sequence of the text is different. Eulalie’s illustrations on the endpapers replace those of Beatrix Potter.

42. POTTER, BEATRIX The Tale Of Mr. Tod, by Beatrix Potter, F. Warne and Co, 1912,
First edition, 12mo, pp.94, grey paper-covered boards with coloured plate laid on to front cover, pictorial endpapers. Coloured and black and white illustrations throughout Pictorial bookplate laid down on verso of frontis, otherwise a very good bright copy. £300
Linder page 429, the first and second printing of the first edition are identical.

43. POTTER, BEATRIX The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, by Beatrix Potter. F Warne & Co 1911
First edition, 16mo, orig pictorial boards. Twenty seven coloured illus by the author. Some very light scuffs to covers, ownership inscription dated 1912 to half title, else very good. £240

44. POWER BERRY, R The King’s Guards, being a Fighting History of the Household Cavalry, by R Power Berry. The Boy’s Holiday Library. J Nisbet and Co, 1903.
First edition, 8vo, pp 244 plus pp 24, green cloth decoratively embossed and gilt (Art Nouveau design) Spine bumped at tip and tail, back cover slightly marked, but otherwise a good bright copy. £20

45. POWNALL, EVE / SENIOR, MARGARET The Australia Book, written by Eve Pownall, illustrated by Margaret Senior. John Sands, Pty, Sydney, no date, (1950s),
Fourth edition, folio, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured lithograph illustrations throughout. Light marks and rubbing to edges, generally very good. £35
Muir 6131. A beautifully produced and illustrated book which won the CBCA award in 1952.It is a look at the history of Australia.

46. POWNALL, EVE / SENIOR, MARGARET The Australia Book, written by Eve Pownall, illustrated by Margaret Senior. John Sands, Pty, Sydney, no date, (1950s),
Edition not stated, folio, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured lithograph illustrations throughout. Covers quite badly chipped and worn, afew finger marks here and there, otherwise good. £25
Muir 6131. A beautifully produced and illustrated book which won the CBCA award in 1952.It is a look at the history of Australia.

47. PUGH, CLIFTON / SMITH, IVAN Dingo King, by Ivan Smith, with paintings and drawings by Clifton Pugh, foreword by Sir Peter Scott. Wren Publishing, South Melbourne, 1977,
First edition, 4to, pp 108, brown cloth, decorated in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper, brown endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Wrapper spine lightly sunned with a small chip in the wrapper and the cloth beneath, inscription to front endpaper, otherwise very good. £35
The second book in a trilogy. A striking and beautifully illustrated book.

48. PUGH, JUDITH & CLIFTON Wombalong, by Judith Pugh with illustrations by Clifton Pugh, Mad Hatter Press, California, 1985,
First published by Methuen Australia Pty. Ltd, quarto, pp. 30, grey cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper, brown endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Fine. £12
Wombalong is the story of an orphaned wombat. The Pugh’s were active in the Conservation movement.

49. RACKHAM, ARTHUR The Ring Of The Niblung, a trilogy with a prelude by Richard Wagner, translated into English by Margaret Armour with illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Heinemann, 1939,
First combined edition thus. 4to, blue cloth decorated in black, green and white pictorial endpapers. Forty eight coloured plates. Very light foxing to prelims and a few text pages, generally very good. £150
The Rackham edition was first published in three parts with mounted coloured plates. The 1939 edition combines the three for the first time.

50. RACKHAM, ARTHUR / PHILLPOTTS, EDEN A Dish Of Apples, by Eden Phillpotts, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Hodder & Stoughton, no date, (1921),
First trade edition, 8vo, pp. 75, rose grey cloth with pictorial stamping and lettering in brown, pictorial grey and white endpapers. Three mounted coloured plates under captioned guards,black and white illustrations throughout. Light marks here and there, covers slightly rubbed, generally very good. £80
Riall page 144.

51. RACKHAM, ARTHUR / ROUNTREE, HARRY Children’s Treasury Of Great Stories, Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Caroll & Tales From Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb. Gulliver’s Travels in Lilliput from Gulliver’s Travels by Dean Swift. Tales From The Arabian Nights. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, Harry Rountree and an unnamed artist. Daily Express Publications, no date, (1930s),
First edition thus, 4to, pp. 447, pictorial green and white endpapers,red cloth gilt lettering with a coloured plate by ArthurRackham laid on to the front cover. Two coloured plates by Harry Rountree, two by Arthur Rackham and one by an unnamed artist. Black and white illustrations by these three artists throughout.. Light fading to covers, else very good. £35
Alice in Wonderland has the Rountree illustrations. Shakespeare and Swift are illustrated by Rackham and the Arabian Nights by the unnamed artist.

52. RADIO FUN Radio Fun Annual 1949, Hello folks! Step right in this jolly book and meet your favourite Radio Stars. Amalgamated Press, 1949,
Quarto, pp. 192, pictorial glazed boards with advert for Bournville cocoa on back board. Coloured frontis, coloured comic strip and black and white illustrations throughout. Covers marked and badly bumped and chipped around edges, contents very good. £12

53. RADIO FUN Radio Fun Annual 1951, Amalgamated Press, 1951
Quarto, pp. 190, pictorial glazed boards with advert for Bournville cocoa on back board. Coloured frontis, coloured comic strip and black and white illustrations throughout. Edges rubbed and chipped, generally very good. £12

54. RADIO FUN Radio Fun Annual 1952, Amalgamated Press, 1952
Quarto, pp. 192, pictorial glazed boards with advert for Bournville cocoa on back board. Coloured frontis, coloured comic strip and black and white illustrations throughout. Edges rubbed and chipped, generally very good. £10

55. RADIO FUN Radio Fun Annual 1953, Amalgamated Press, 1953
Quarto, pp. 190, pictorial glazed boards with advert for Bournville cocoa on back board. Coloured frontis, coloured comic strip and black and white illustrations throughout. Edges rubbed and chipped, a few marks here and there, generally very good. £12

56. RADZINSKI, KANDY The Twelve Cats Of Chrismas, by Kandy Radzinski., Orchard Books, 1992,
Small 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards and matching dustwrapper, patterned endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Mint. £8
An attractive variant to The Twelve Days of Christmas using cats.

57. RANSOME, ARTHUR Winter Holiday, by Arthur Ransome. Cape, 1944,
Thirteenth impression, 8vo, pp. 360, green cloth, pictorial dustwrapper, pictorial map endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped to edges with short tear to foot of spine, otherwise very good. £20

58. RED INDIANS / ELLIOT, ANN Bobby The Hunter, by Ann Elliot, P. M. Productions Ltd. no date, (1940s),
Small 4to, pictorial paper-covered boards. Black and white illustrations throughout. Tip and tail of spine lightly worn, otherwise very good. £12
Bobby is a little boy who dresses up in a red indian suit and has a lot of fun.

59. REDFERN, ROGER A South Pennine Country, by Roger A. Redfern, photographs by E. Hector Kyme and the author. Robert Hale, 1979,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 208, black cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Photographic illustrations throughout. Fine. £10
An interesting account of the area.

60. REID BANKS, LYNNE The L-Shaped Room, by Lynne Reid Banks, Chatto and Windus, 1960,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 319, green cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Unillustrated. Dustwrapper price clipped, chipped around edges with several short tears and a little loss of paper, otherwise very good. £24

61. RHODES, R CROMPTON / SHERIDAN, BRINSLEY Harlequin Sheridan, The Man and The Legend, with a Bibliography and Appendices by R Crompton Rhodes. Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1933
First edition, large 8vo, pp 305, blue cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations, reproductions from photographs. Wrapper incomplete and damaged, book v good. £25
An interesting biography.

62. RICHARD FRANK The Treasure Hunters, byFrank Richards, collector’s edition, Magnet Issue Nos 1017 to 1026 of 1927. Greyfriars’s Book Club number 5. Greyfriar’s Press, 1976.
Number 461 of an edition limited to 500 copies. Quarto, simulated green morocco, glassine dustjacket and orangeslipcase. Black and white illustrations. Fine. £30
A facsimile of Magnet Nos 1017 to 1026 0f 1927.

63. ROBINSON, CHARLES The Mother’s Book of Song, with illus by Charles Robinson Wells, Gardner, Darton n..d.
8vo, pp 216, turquoise pict cloth gilt, grey endpapers. Frontis and title page within red dec borders, black & white illus throughout. Edges rubbed, binding rather slack, else v good. £45

64. ROBINSON, CHARLES Pan-Pipes, Poems for Little People, 3 colour illustrations by Charles Robinson and line drawings by Phyllis Paul, Joyce Mercer etc. Collins Clear-Type Press nd
(inscribed 1931), 8vo, pp 64, beige pictorial cloth. Coloured frontis and 3 coloured plates, black and white illustrations throughout, Corners and tip and tail of spine rubbed and very slightly frayed, a few dots of foxing to prelims, otherwise very good. £75
The poems are by Barry Pain, Neil Munro and Laurence Housman. The cover design and the coloured plates are particularly appealing. Quite a difficult book to find.

65. ROBINSON, CHARLES / COPELAND, WALTER The Black Cat Book, rhymes by Walter Copeland, cats by Charles Robinson. Blackie & Son, no date, (1905),
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, green and white paper-covered boards with coloured plate laid on to front cover. Striking full page black and red silhouettes with black silhouettes on each page of text. Covers patchily faded and rubbed, repair to inner hinge, pages marked here and there but still an aceptable copy of a rare book. £275
Charles Robinson at his very best. His cats are unforgettable. Necker 1043.

66. ROSSITER, MARGUERITE [PSEUD GRANNY] Little Nipper, and other verses by “Granny”, illustrated by Atholl MacLennan. Patterson’s Printing Press Ltd. Perth, no date,(1947),
First edition, small 4to, pp.32, pictorial paper-covered boards. Black and white illustrations throughout. Very good. £30
Muir 6478. A book of poems written for children during World War Two. Some of the poems are about wartime.

67. ROTHENSTEIN, ELIZABETH / SPENCER, STANLEY Stanley Spencer, by Elizabeth Rothenstein. Phaidon Press, 1945,
First edition, 4to, black cloth, white lettering. 20 pages of text and 82 plates, including mounted coloured plates and many others in monochrome. Edges lightly rubbed, light marks where selotape has been removed from front endpaper, otherwise very good. £20
An interesting account of Spencer’s workand his life in Cookham.

68. ROUAULT GEORGES / MARCHIORO, GIUSEPPE Rouault, text by Giuseppe Marchioro. Reynal & Co, printed in Italy. no date,
Folio, unpaginated, white laminated boards, pictorial dustwrapper. 29 coloured illustrations and 31 in black and white. Dustwrapper chipped at corners and price-clipped, otherwise very good. £25
A good account of the life and work of the French artist.

69. RUHEN, OLAF / PAVEY, PETER The Day Of The Diprotodon, by Olaf Ruhen, illustrated by Peter Pavey. Hodder & Stoughton, Sydney, Auckland, London, Leicester. 1978,
Reprint, the book was first published in1976, oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial paper covered boards with matching dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. brown and white illustrations throughout. Just minimal wear to edges of wrapper, else fine. £14
Muir Part Two. 7653. Olaf Ruhen was a New Zealand born author who lived for many years in Australia. The story gives an imaginative account of the last days of the diprotodons who inhabited the region of Lake Callabonna.

70. RUPERT / BESTALL A The New Rupert Book, a Daily Express Publication, Daily Express, printed by Greycaines, no date (1946),
Quarto, pictorial card covers depicting Rupert looking out of a window.pp. 120. Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Light crease to cover spine slightly chipped at tip and tail. neat ownership inscription in box, otherwise very good. £80

71. RUPERT / BESTALL, ALFRED More Adventures Of Rupert, the Daily Express 1947 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Greycaines. no date,
Quarto, pp.120, pictorial card covers showing Rupert and his friends running forwards. Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Covers damaged and chipped around edges with some loss of paper and short tears. Light creases to edge of covers. Pencil ownership inscription in box, not price-clipped, generally good. £75

72. RUPERT / BESTALL, ALFRED Rupert, the Daily Express 1970 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Robinson. no date,
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Edges lightly rubbed particularly at tip and tail of spine which is slightly chipped, light marks to title page, otherwise very good. Price not clipped, no ownership inscription £12

73. RUPERT / BESTALL, ALFRED Rupert, the Daily Express 1971 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Robinson. no date,
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Edges lightly rubbed particularly at tip and tail of spine which is slightly chipped, light marks to title page, otherwise very good. Price not clipped, untidy ownership inscription £10

74. RUPERT / BESTALL, ALFRED Rupert, the Daily Express 1972 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1972
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Edges lightly rubbed , light marks to title page, otherwise very good. Price not clipped, no ownership inscription £12

75. RUPERT / CUBIE Rupert, the Daily Express 1974 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1974,
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Tip of spine lightly rubbed , otherwise very good. Price clipped, faint partially erased ownership inscription £12


 

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