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. 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. Damage and bumping to tip of spine , otherwise very good. Price not clipped, no ownership inscription £10

2. RUPERT / CUBIE Rupert, the Daily Express 1975 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1975,
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Very light scratch to front cover, otherwise very good. Price not clipped, no ownership inscription £10

3. RUPERT / CUBIE Rupert, the Daily Express 1975 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1975,
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Very good. Price not clipped, no ownership inscription £12

4. RUPERT / CUBIE Rupert, the Daily Express 1976 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1976
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Some wear and scratching to covers, otherwise near very good. Price not clipped, no ownership inscription £10

5. RUPERT / CUBIE Rupert, the Daily Express 1977 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1977
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Edges lightly rubbed, price clipped, untidy ownership inscription, otherwise good. £10

6. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1981 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1981,
Large quarto, pp.92, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Near mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £20

7. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1981 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1981
Large quarto, pp.92, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Very good. Neat ownership inscription, price-clipped. £12

8. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1981 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1981
Large quarto, pp.92, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Near mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £20

9. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1984 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1984,
Large quarto, pp.92, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Near fine. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £20

10. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1984 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1984,
Large quarto, pp.92, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Near fine. No ownership inscription, price-clipped. £15

11. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1985 Rupert Annual, Number 50. Daily Express, 1985,
Large quarto, pp.101, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Near mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £20

12. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1987 Rupert Annual. Daily Express, printed by Jarrold, no date,
Large quarto, pp.101, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Near mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £20

13. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1988 Rupert Annual. Daily Express, printed by Jarrold, no date,
Large quarto, pp.100, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Near mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £20

14. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1989 Rupert Annual number 54. Daily Express, printed by Jarrold, no date,
Large quarto, pp.100, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Front endpaper neatly repaired, otherwise very good.. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £9

15. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1979 Rupert Annual, Daily Express, printed by Purnell, 1979
Quarto, pp.115, pictorial paper-covered boards . Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Very good. Not price clipped . neat ownership inscription at foot of endpaper. £11

16. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1991 Rupert Annual number 56. Daily Express, printed by Jarrold, no date,
Large quarto, pp.100, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £10

17. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1993 Rupert Annual number 58. Daily Express, printed by Jarrold, no date,
Large quarto, pp.94, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £10

18. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 1998 Rupert Annual number 63. Daily Express, printed by Jarrold, no date,
Large quarto, pp.110, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £9

19. RUPERT / HARROLD, JOHN Rupert, the Daily Express 2001 Rupert Annual number 66. Daily Express, printed by Jarrold, no date,
Large quarto, pp.110, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout. Mint. No ownership inscription, not price-clipped. £6

20. RUSKIN, BOND Tales and Legends from India, by Ruskin Bond, Illustrated by Sally Scott. Julia MacRae Books, 1982,
First edition, 8vo, pp 154, brown cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white full-page illustrations. Fine. £18

21. SCHERMELÉ, WILLY Bunnikins, Written and illus by Willy Schermelé. Juvenile Productions Ltd, no date
4to, pict glazed boards, pict endpapers. Coloured illus throughout. Light rubbing to spine, else very good. £30
All the illustrations feature rabbits.

22. SCOTT, SHIRLEY and MICHAEL A Little Book of Christmas Recipes. A Gallimaufrey of Festive Fare, by Susan and Michael Scott. Private Press, Blo’ Norton Hall, Norfolk, ‘Little Books Series.’ M.G.Scott Ltd, 1980
16mo, pp 14, green decorated card covers.
Wood engraved illustrations to page 3 and inside back covers. Fine. £10
A nicely presented booklet of traditional recipes.

23. SEARLE, RONALD / DOBBS, KILDARE The Great Fur Opera, Annals of the Hudson’s Bay Company 1670 - 1970, by Ronald Searle and Kildare Dobbs. Mclelland & Stewart Ltd.. The Canadian Publishers, Toronto. 1970,
First edition, 4to, pp 124, brown cloth pictorially printed in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Pictorial coloured double-spread title page, striking black and white illustrations throughout. Wrapper chipped at tip of spine, else fine. £35
A corporate history with a difference.

24. SENDAK, MAURICE Outside Over There, written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Bodley Head 1981
First edition in UK, oblong 4to, red cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured illustrations throughout. Fine. £18

25. SETH-SMITH, MICHAEL The Horse In Art And History, edited by Michael Seth-Smith, New English Library, 1978
First edition, folio, pp. 126, black cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges with a few short tears, otherwise very good. £15
Magnificent paintings of the horse throughout the ages, by artists such as Stubbs, Munnings. Degas and many others.

26. SHARP, MARGERY / ZINKEISEN, ANNA Sophy Cassmajor, by Margery Sharp, illustrated by Anna Zinkeisen. Arthur Barker, 1934
First edition, small 4to, pp. 78, green cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper incomplete and worn, a few light marks, else very good. £30
A well written, witty book.

27. SHEPARD, E.H. / COLLING, SUSAN Frogmorton, by Susan Colling, with drawings by E.H. Shepard. Collins, 1955,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 159, blue cloth decorated in red, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper rather dusty and chipped around edges, endpapers lightly browned, otherwise very good. £20
Novel for younger children, a Christmas story involving a tortoise and a frog.

28. SHEPHERD, J.A / ROSTAND, EDMOND The Story of Chanticleer, Adapted from the French of Edmond Rostand by Florence Yates Hann, illustrated by J.A. Shepherd. Heinemann, printed in USA, 1913
First edition thus, 8vo, pp144, brown pictorial cloth printed in red, cream grey and black, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations, some full page, some in text.A little light wear, generally very good. £50
The illustrations are gentle and amusing.

29. SHOWERS, NINA / TEDDY BEARS / TOYS The 1991 Teddy and Toys Engagement Calendar, featuring paintings by Nina Showers. Lang Graphics, USA, 1990,
Octavo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. An engagement diary with a coloured illustration for each month. Fine. £12
Many lovely illustrations of teddies and toys.

30. SITWELL, EDITH The Outcasts, by Edith Sitwell, Jacket design by Victor Reinganum. Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1962,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 30, decorated cloth in maroon and green with matching dustwrapper. A collection of poems, errata slip loosely inserted after page 26. Wrapper just slightly chipped around edges and with a few unobtrusive marks, otherwise near fine. Inscribed on the front endpaper-For my Dear Mrs Percy with so much gratitude and appreciation and affectionate best wishes from Edith Sitwell. £50
An attractive inscribed copy.

31. SKILLER, DOROTHY & ALAN The Sandman & other Fairy Stories, An Uncle Peter Playbook series number one, by Dorothy & Alan Skiller, illustrations by Norman T. Hope. Peter Huston, Sydney, no date, (1946),
First edition, small 4to, pp. 32, pictorial paper-covered boards and endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Edges rubbed around edges with damage and light fraying to tip and tail of spine, a few small red biro marks here and there, otherwise good. £35
Muir 6766.
An attractive collection of stories about the Sandman who told stories to children at bedtime.

32. SKOTTOWE, ELIZABETH The Dormouse Book, written and illustrated by Elizabeth Skottowe, Early Reader series number 19, printed in Czechoslovakia. Hampster Books. n.d. c.1960.
Small 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout with green, black and white lithographs. Very slight wear to corners else very good. £25
A nice book about woodland animals, particularly doormice.

33. SKURZYNSKI, GLORIA The Remarkable Journey Of Gustavus Bell, by Gloria Skurzynski, illustrated by Tim & Greg Hildebrandt, Abingdon Press, New York, 1973,
Tall 8vo, pp. 63, blue laminated boards, yellow dustwrapper illustrated in black and white, yellow endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Very slight chipping to tip and tail of wrapper spine, else very good. £12
A fantasy about a boy who gradually shrinks.

34. SMITH, ELEANOR Song Devices and Jingles, by Eleanor Smith, Pictured by Florence Young, S B Pearse and Kathleen Nixon. George Harrap and Co 1926
Reprint; first published 1922.
4to, pp 72, paper-covered boards with coloured plate laid on to front cover Eight coloured plates, black and white illustrations throughout. The coloured plate on the front cover is damaged at the lower corner with some loss, there are eight tiny pin holes to the front cover. Otherwise, very good. £30
A collection of nursery rhymes and games set to music.

35. SMITH, JIM The Frog Band And The Onion Seller, written and illustrated by Jim Smith. World’s Work Ltd. 1976,
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards and matching dustwrapper. Coloure illutrations throughout. Dustwrapper price clipped and slightly worn around edges, intrusive ownership inscription otherwise very good. £12
An amusing book.

36. SMITH, MATTHEW Matthew Smith, fifty two coloured plates, with an introduction by Sir Philip Hendy. George Allen & Unwin, 1962,
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, red cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Fifty two coloured plates. Foreword by Sir Philip Hendy, biographical note by Francis Halliday & John Russell. Dustwrapper chipped around edges and slightly marked, otherwise very good. £15

37. SOWERBY, MILLICENT / STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS A Child’s Garden of Verses, by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Millicent Sowerby. Chatto and Windus 1921,
New edition, small 4to, blue pictorial cloth gilt, pictorial gilt endpapers. 12 coloured plates and black and white illustrations in the text. Covers lightly marked and rubbed around edges, joint slack, some rippling to some of the coloured plates, generally good. £45
A lovely edition of this classic book of children’s verse.

38. STAR TREK Star Trek, authorized version as seen on the BBC World & Whitman, 1978,
Quarto, pp, 61, pictorial glazed boards, pictorial endpapers. Coloured comic strip illustrations throughout
Near fine. £20

39. STEADMAN, RALPH Cherrywood Canyon, by Ralph Steadman. Based on a story told to him by Dimitri Sidjanski. Paddington Press, New York and London, 1978,
First edition (UK), 4to, black and white pictorial boards, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured illustrations throughout. Light marks to dustwrapper, inscription in red ink to front endpaper, else a fine copy. £40
A powerful, rather frightening tale based on a philosophical idea.

40. STEADMAN, RALPH Cherrywood Canyon, by Ralph Steadman. Based on a story told to him by Dimitri Sidjanski. Paddington Press, New York and London, 1978.
First edition (UK), 4to, black and white pictorial boards, pict dustwrapper. Coloured illus throughout. A fine copy. £48
A powerful, rather frightening tale based on a philosophical idea.

41. STEADMAN, RALPH I, Leonardo, by Ralph Steadman. Jonathan Cape 1983
First edition, large oblong 4to, green cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Boldly illustrated in colour throughout in Steadman’s characteristic style. Very light wear to tip and tail of wrapper spine, else fine. £35
Steadman’s outrageous, unusual account of Leonardo’s life and work is a contemporary classic.

42. STEADMAN, RALPH I, Leonardo, by Ralph Steadman. Jonathan Cape 1983
First edition, large oblong 4to, green cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Boldly illustrated in colour throughout in Steadman’s characteristic style. Slight chipping to dustwrapper around tip of spine, else fine. £36
Steadman’s outrageous, unusual account of Leonardo’s life and work is a contemporary classic.

43. STEADMAN, RALPH / CATS Jones of Colorado, written and illustrated by Ralph Steadman. Ebury Press 1995
8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper.
Black and white illustrations throughout. Fine. £20
Steadman was captivated by Jones, the charming manic cat, when Steadman met him in Woody Creek, Colorado. The artist captures the cat’s anarchic sense of fun in the amusing, flamboyant illustrations.

44. STEADMAN, RALPH / STONE, BERNARD Inspector Mouse, by Bernard Stone and Ralph Steadman, Andersen Press, 1980,
First edition, 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations by Ralph Steadman throughout. Near fine. £24
Stone’s amusing text is perfectly complemented by Steadman’s zany illustrations.

45. STEADMAN, RALPH / STONE, BERNARD Inspector Mouse, by Bernard Stone and Ralph Steadman, Andersen Press, 1980.
First edition, 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations by Ralph Steadman throughout. Fine. £24
Stone’s amusing text is perfectly complemented by Steadman’s zany illustrations.

46. STEEL, FLORA ANNIE Tales of the Punjab, collected by Flora Annie Steel, annotated by R C Temple, decorated by David Gentleman. The Bodley Head, 1973,
First edition thus (first was 1894), 8vo, pp 310, blue cloth gilt, grey endpapers, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white drawings throughout by David Gentleman. Spine of wrapper badly faded, price clipped, else fine. £30
The classic collection of Indian folk tales.

47. STEVENSON, R. L / TARRANT, MARGARET Songs With Music From A Child’s Garden Of Verses, by R. L. Stevenson, music by Thomas Crawford, drawings by Margaret Tarrant. T. C. & E.C. Jack, no date,
Quarto, pp. 55, white cloth with pictorial label laid on to front cover. Pictorial dustwrapper. A collection of twelve songs with music, each song is illustrated with a pictorial vignette in colour, there are also black and white illustrations. Dustwrapper slightly chipped around edges , else a fine copy. £50

48. STEWART, MARY Airs Above The Ground, by Mary Stewart. Hodder & Stoughton, 1965,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 254, blue cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Brown stain to lower edge of dustwrapper and front endpaper, otherwise near fine. £10
An exciting adventure story. The airs above the ground are the leaps and dancing steps made by the white Lipizzan stallions of the Spanish Riding school.Much of the story is set in a circus.

49. STONE, BERNARD / ROSS, TONY The Tale Of Admiral Mouse, story by Bernard Stone, pictures by Tony Ross. Holt, Rinehart & Wilson, New York, 1982,
First U.S.A. edition, 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards and dustwrapper, pictorial endpapers. Coloured illustrations on every page. A few light marks to dustwrapper, else fine. £12
An amusing story with delightful illustrations, full of detail.

50. STOWE, CATHERINE Woggheeguy, Australian aboriginal legends collected by Catherine Stowe, (K. Langloh Parker), illustrated by Nora Heysen. F.W. Preece & Sons, Adelaide, 1930,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 98, pictorial paper-covered boards printed in red and black, pictorial dustwrapper and endpapers Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper marked and price-clipped, front pastedown scuffed, and chipped around edges with a little loss of paper, otherwise very good. £60
Muir 5721.
twenty six legends, different from those in the two collected editions.

51. STRACHEY, LYTTON / ERTE Ermyntrude And Esmerelda, an entertainment by Lytton Strachey, introduction by Michael Holroyd, illustrations by Erte. Anthony Blond, 1969,
First edition, small square 4to, pp. 47, pink cloth, gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Seventeen delicate grey and white illustrations. Faint foxing to endpapers, otherwise near fine. £40
Esmerelda is a country girl, Ermyntrude lives in London. An amusing, witty book.

52. STRANG, MRS HERBERT The Red Book for Girls, Edited by Mrs Herbert Strang, with contributions fron many authors including Bessie Marchant, Angela Brazil, Dorita Fairlie Bruce and others. Humphrey Milford, OUP, nd,
(inscribed 1925), 4to, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured frontispiece, pictorial title page, 5 coloured plates and black and white illustrations throughout by various authors. Edges rubbed, foxing to edges, generally signs of wear. Good. £12

53. STRATTON, HELEN / ANDERSEN HANS Hans Andersen’s fairy Tales with many illustrations in colour and black and white by Helen Stratton Blackie, n.d.
8vo, pp. 380, green cloth, gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. 16 coloured plates and black and white illustrations throughout. Wrapper chipped around edges with some loss of paper. Minimal rubbing to corners else very good. £38

54. STREATFEILD, NOEL / ZINKEISEN, ANNA Party Frock, by Noel Streatfeild, with illustrations by Anna Zinkeisen. Collins, 1946,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 255, red cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper and endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges, intrusive inscription to verso of half title, edges slightly bumped, otherwise very good. £20

55. STRETTALL, ALMA / HARDING, EMILY J Lullabies From Many Lands, collected and rednered into English verse, by Alma Strettall with seventy seven illustrations by Emily J Harding. George Allen. 1894,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 122, brown cloth with elaborate pictorial gilt to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Leaf patterned endpapers. Black and white illustrations. A fine bright copy. Inscribed To My Dear Father from Alma Strettel Dec 94. £50
A nice inscribed copy.

56. STUART, DOROTHY MARGARET, / CATS A Book of Cats, Legendary, Literary and Historical by Dorothy Margaret Stuart, Methuen, 1959,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 142, black cloth ,gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Fine £15
An interesting book.

57. SURTEES, R.S / DENHOLM ARMOUR, G. Mr Jorrocks’ Lectors, from Handley Cross by R. S. Surtees, illustrated by G. Denholm Armour. Hodder & Stoughton, 1910,
Quarto, pp.150. red cloth decorated in gilt. Twenty mounted coloured plates under captioned guards. Original spine relayed, new endpapers, covers, particularly spine faded, internally a few marks here and there, else very good. £24

58. SURTEES, ROBERT SMITH / DENHOLM ARMOUR, G Young Tom Hall, His Heartaches And Horses. by Robert Smith Surtees, edited with an introduction by E.D. Cuming, illustrated by G. Denholm Armour. William Blackwood, 1926
Octavo, pp. 359, red pictorial cloth gilt. Four coloured plates, twelve half tone illustrations. Spine faded and slightly frayed at tip and tale. Some foxing throughout. Generally good. £20

59. SUTTON, MRS. MARGARET A Shepherd Boy In Australia, by Margaret Sutton, with photographic illustrations. Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1941,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 191, pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial map endpapers printed in red. Black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Covers and spine rather rubbed and worn, untidy ownership inscription to front endpapercontents very good. £35
Story of a young American girl accompanying her father who comes to
Australia to take over a sheep station.

60. TARRANT, MARGARET Rhymes Of Old Times, illustrated by Margaret Tarrant. Medici Society, 1925,
First edition, 8vo, pp.108, white pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. Text printed in green, green and red text illustrations, 16 mounted coloured plates. The text consists of Nursery Rhymes Small brown mark to base of front cover, spine and edges rather rubbed and faded, internally very good , bright copy. £50
An attractively illustrated collection of Nursery Rhymes.

61. TARRANT, MARGARET The Magic Lamplighter, by Marion St John Webb, illustrated by Margaret Tarrant. Medici Society 1926
First edition, small 4to, pp 167, brown pictorial cloth, pictorial map endpapers, pictorial dustwrapper. Six coloured plates and black and white illustrations throughout by Margaret Tarrant. Ownership inscription on dustwrapper and half title, dustwrapper lightly marked with a little loss of paper to tip and tail of spine, else very good. £56
The adventures of a little girl called Marigold are set in the streets of London.

62. TARRANT, MARGARET / POSTCARD / FAIRIES Peter’s Friends, A coloured postcard by Margaret Tarrant, packet no.5/6203, the Fairy Hours series. Medici Society, no date,
The postcard depicts two children in Kensington Gardens looking at the statue of Peter Pan, there are fairies flying around him. Postally unused. Fine. £12

63. TARRANT, MARGARET / ST. JOHN WEBB, MARION The Littlest One, by Marion St. John Webb, music by Ralph Dunstan, pictured by Margaret Tarrant and Kathleen Nixon. George Harrap & Co. 1923,
Quarto, pp. 118, paper-covered boards with coloured plate laid on to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Margaret Tarrant, black and white text illustrations by Kathleen Nixon. Front endpaper lightly browned, generally very good. £50

64. TAYLOR, JEFFREYS Aesop in Rhyme, With Some Originals, by Jeffreys Taylor, Author of ‘Harry’s Holiday’, With an Engraving to Each Fable. The second edition, corrected. Baldwin, Cradock and Joy 1823
12mo, pp 127, roan-backed paper-covered boards.
Engraved frontispiece, 35 plates each with two illustrations. Covers worn and rubbed, loss of top corner to page 7/8 resulting in a little loss of text. Generally marked here and there, otherwise very good. £300
Oppenheimer no. 2482, Osborne, page 7.
An attractive, early juvenile.

65. TEAGUE, VIOLET Night Fall In Ti-Tree, by Violet Teague, woodcuts by Geraldine Rede and Violet Teague. Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 1988,
Facsimile of a book originally published in 1906. 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Fine. £25
Muir notes that the original handprinted book, a collection of woodcuts, was not intended as a children’s book. The text is in verse with dramatic wood cut illustrations. Violet Teague used the technique of Japanese print makers.

66. TEDDY BEARS / HILLIER, MARY Teddy Bears. by Mary Hillier. Ebury press, 1985,
First edition, oblong 4to, pp. 96, green cloth gilt lettering, green endpapers, pictorial dustwrapper Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Mint. £15
An informative well illustrated account of the world’s favourite toy.

67. TEDDY BEARS / MCQUADE, JACQUELINE Cosy Moments With Teddy Bear, by Jacqueline McQuade. David Bennett Books, 1997,
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards and endpapers. Alternate pages of illustrated text and full-page coloured plates. Fine. £10
The adventures of a soft, fluffy teddy bear.

68. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / RABBITS His First Suit, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no. 59/6815 Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting a family of rabbits, the boy rabbit is being dressed in a new suit. Fine. Postally unused. £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.

69. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / RABBITS Bubbles, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no. 59/6816 Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting a family of rabbits blowing bubbles. Fine. Postally unused. £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.

70. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / RABBITS The Toy Shop, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no. 59/6827, Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting rabbits gazing in to a toy shop window. Fine. Postally unused. £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.

71. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / RABBITS Shelter From The Rain, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no. 59/6835, Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting rabbits sheltering from the rain under a large umbrella. Pencil inscription to back of card, else fine. Postally unused. £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.

72. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / RABBITS Gruel, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no.86/6334 Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting a mother rabbit feeding her baby with gruel. Postally unused. Fine £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.

73. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / RABBITS Jolly Sailors, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no. 85/6268, Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting a family of rabbits sailing on the river. Postally unused. Fine £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.

74. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / SQUIRRELS Leap Frog, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no. 52/6482, Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting young squirrels playing leap frog on the branch of a tree. Neat ink inscription on the back of the card, else fine. Postally unused. £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.

75. TEMPEST, MARGARET / POSTCARD / SQUIRRELS The Bicycle Race, by Margaret Tempest. Packet no. 52/6484, Medici Society, no date.
A coloured postcard depicting a family of squirrels racing on their bicycles. Light marks on the back of the card, else fine. Postally unused. £10
Margaret Tempest is best known for her illustrations for the Little Grey Rabbit books.


Elizabeth Gant

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

Tel: 020 8398 0962 / Tel & Fax 020 8398 5107
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