Modern Books and Manuscripts / Children's literature
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.
ANON ([c. 1811])
Robin Hood's Garland; being a complete history of all the notable exploits performed by him and his Merry Men. To which is prefixed, a full account of his birth, &c. Embellished with Twenty-eight EngravingsEnquire
12mo. With 28 wood engravings in the text. Nineteenth century half calf, marbled boards, red morocco label to spine, gilt; extremities a little rubbed, ownership inscriptions to front free endpaper. 108pp. York, J. Kendrew,
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.