Christmas Gift Ideas / Children's Literature
DICKENS Charles (1843)
A Christmas Carol. In ProseEnquire
4 hand coloured etched illustrations by John Leech, 4 wood engraved illustrations by W.J.Linton. First edition, first issue, half title, advert leaf. Small 8vo, original brown cloth, lettered in gilt, gilt floral decoration to the front cover, a.e.g. London, Chapman and Hall.
RACKHAM Arthur (1913)
Mother Goose the Old Nursery RhymesEnquire
Coloured frontispiece and twelve coloured plates with tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, First edition, limited to eleven hundred and thirty copies, signed by the illustrator, large 4to., recently rebound in full green crushed goatskin gilt, Mother Goose pictorially gilt to the upper board, spine with 5 raised bands with single gilt rules and gilt dotted lines, t.e.g., others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, signed by The Chelsea Bindery. Heinemann, London.
BALLANTYNE R.M (1858)
The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacific OceanEnquire
Colour printed frontispiece, pictorial title and six plates after drawings by the author, First edition, 8vo., original blue ripple-grain cloth, covers stamped in blind and front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, London, T.Nelson and Sons.