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Image for Figures of Earth. A Comedy of Appearances. (Illustrated by Frank C.Papé).

Figures of Earth. A Comedy of Appearances. (Illustrated by Frank C.Papé).

By: BRANCH CABELL, James.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York: Robert M McBride & Company, 1925.:

Seller ID: 43391


First US Illustrated edition. "Figures of Earth tells the story of Manuel the swineherd, a morally ambiguous protagonist who rises to conquer a realm by playing on others' expectations —his motto Mundus Vult Decipi, meaning "the world wishes to be deceived". "(wiki). Pp.xxii/274, frontispiece + 11 further full page illustrations by Frank C Papé, beautiful double page illustrated endpapers + illustrated part title pages, historated capitals to chapters and tailpiece ch... View more info

Two Cats in America. (Illustrated by Ralph Steadman).

By: DAMJAN, Mischa.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London: Longman Young, 1970.:

Seller ID: 25997


1st ed. 29cms x 21cms. Unpaginated, colour illustrations by Ralph Steadman throughout. Illustratated laminated boards (American Indians walking off into the distance with two squaws carrying cats in papooses in foreground) slightly rubbed to spine. Scarce. VG. View more info

Image for Robinson Crusoe. (With Illustrations by Elenore Plaisted Abbott).

Robinson Crusoe. (With Illustrations by Elenore Plaisted Abbott).

By: DEFOE, Daniel.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Associated Newspapers Ltd., nd. (C.1930's?). 0:

Seller ID: 33953


Daniel Defoe's classic story of the castaway Robinson Crusoe. Pp.316, coloured frontispiece + 3 further coloured plates by Elenore Plaisted Abbot. Some minor spotting to closed page edges and occasionally throughout. (Elenore Abbott (1875-1935) was an American book illustrator, scenic designer, and artist. Born Elenore Plaisted in Lincoln, Maine, she studied at several schools in Philadelphia and Paris. She was particularly influenced by her time at the Drexel Institute... View more info

The Lotus and the Grail. Legends from East to West. (Illustrated by Errol Le Cain).

By: HARRIS, Rosemary.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber, 1974.:

Seller ID: 20932


1st ed. The eighteen stories told here are based on legends from all over the world. Pp. 268, 8 colour illustrations, blank illustrated bookplate to fep. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w price-clipped. G+/G+. View more info

The Crab that Played with the Sea. (Illustrated by Michael Foreman).

By: KIPLING, Rudyard.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan Children's Books, 1982.:

Seller ID: 20412


1st Macmillan ed. A Just So Story. 24.5cms. x 18cms. Pp. 32, colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

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The Strongman and the Dragon. (Translated by Rosemary Lanning).

By: KREYE, Walter / ALBERTI, Gino (Illustrator).

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York: North-South Books, 1991. 1558581243:

Seller ID: 43407


First English language edition. Alfonso, the strongman, walks away from his dulllife in the fairground to find just the challenge he needs in a town oppressed by a powerful dragon. 29.5cms x 22cms. Unpaginated with full colour illustrations by Gino Alberti throughout, edge wear to front free endpaper with small closed tear. Illustrated laminated boards, small bumps to corners and top and tail of spine. G+. View more info

The Mushroom Feast.

By: LAROCHE, Sandra & Michel.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989.:

Seller ID: 20937


1st Hodder & Stoughton ed. "This light-hearted story, told with wit and humour, is a delight for readers and their tastebuds! " 29cms. x 22cms. Unpaginated, colour illustrations throughout, mushroom illustrations to endpapers. Brown cloth, illustrated d/w price-clipped with crease to inner front fly. VG/G+. View more info

Wallace & Gromit in The Wrong Trousers.

By: PARK, Nick.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: BBC Children's Books, 1994.:

Seller ID: 30692


1st ed. "This stunning picture book, which retells the hilarious, nail-biting story of 'The Wrong Trousers', uses stills from the Oscar-winning film by Nick Park of Aardman Animations." 30cms x 20.5cms. Pp.32, colour illustrations throughout. Stiff card covers have minor edge creases. VG. View more info

Aesop's Fables.

By: RACKHAM, Arthur(Illustrator) JONES, V.S.Vernon (translator).:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Piccolo, 1978.:

Seller ID: 30123


A new translation, with an introduction by G.K.Chesterton, and illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 22cms x 17.5cms. Pp.158, 8 colour plates, b/w illustrations throughout, gift inscription to contents page. Pbk, edges slightly scuffed. G+. View more info

Dame Wiggins of Lee and Her Seven Wonderful Cats. (with Twenty-Two Woodcuts).

By: RUSKIN, John (editor) / GREENAWAY, Kate (illustrator).

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: George Allen, 1906.:

Seller ID: 43269


Fourth edition. A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Edited, with Additional Verses, by John Ruskin...and with New Illustrations by Kate Greenaway. "The woodcuts which illustrate the following nursery rhymes have been facsimiled...by Mr W.H.Hooper, from those which were given coloured by hand in the edition of 1823". 19cms x 12cms. Pp.20, frontispiece + illustration to title page plus a further 20 black & white illustrations. Dark green clo... View more info

A Treasury of Narnia. The Story of C.S. Lewis and his Chronicles of Narnia. (Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.)

By: SIBLEY, Brian, & SAGE, Alison.:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1999.:

Seller ID: 21606


1st ed. "... a vital new addition to the Chronicles of Narnia which lovers of this world and its inhabitants should not be without." 28.5cms. x 22.5cms. Pp. 128, colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated laminated boards with matching illustrated d/w which has small chip to top of spine. VG/VG. View more info

The Legend of the Gnomes.

By: STONE, Colin. (Illustrated by Nicola Smee).:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Chappell & Co. 1976.:

Seller ID: 20886


1st ed. Childrens story book. Pp. Unpaginated. Page edges slightly toned. Fully illustrated b/w and colour. P/b. 29.5 cms x 21 cms. Slight toning to covers. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

While The Horses Galloped To London.

By: WATTS, Mabel / MAYER, Mercer (illustrator).:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Surrey; World's Work, 1974.:

Seller ID: 30116


1st ed. "A spritely tall tale, told with charm and humour by Mabel Watts, with illustrations typical of Mercer Mayer's particular talen for extending a story beyond the text." Unpaginated,colour illustrations throughout. Red cloth spine, illustrated boards, matching price clipped d/w. VG/VG. View more info