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We have recently acquired a few of the classic children's illustrated titles in the Hodder and Stoughton almost unform edition, with an additional title in almost the same format from Macmillan, dating from the mid 1920's. They incorporate illustrations by some highly sought after artists including Edmund Dulac and Kay Nielsen.

Click on the thumbnail image or the 'more details' link for a full description of each.

 

Click for details Book No. 42080
Author: Asbjörnsen and Moe (collected by); Nielsen, Kay (illustrator)
Title: EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON - Old Tales from the North
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, 284pp, coloured pictorial frontis and 23 other coloured plates tipped in (as called for), many monotone line decorations and illustrations in text, all by Kay Nielsen, large format about 9.5 x 6.5 inches, crimson cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette decoration upper board, upper edge gilt, this collection of some of the best Norwegian folk-tales was first published by Hodder & Stoughton with colour plates by Kay Nielsen in a luxurious edition in 1914. This later edition by the same publisher was probably aimed at a wider market, is undated (circa mid 1920's) and is a well made book containing 24 colour plates by the same illustrator, £ 400.00 , more details...

 

Click for details Book No. 42081
Author: Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur (retold by); Dulac, Edmund (illustrator)
Title: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY and other fairy tales
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, 165pp, titled guarded coloured pictorial frontis and 14 other titled guarded coloured plates, each mounted on buff card and then tipped in, with many in text line decorations, chapter heads and tail pieces, all by Edmund Dulac, large format about 9.5 x 6.5 inches, crimson cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette decoration upper board, upper edge gilt, the re-telling by Arthur Quiller-Couch of four classic fairy tales of 'The Sleeping Beauty', 'Blue Beard', 'Cinderella', and 'Beauty and the Beast', with tipped in mounted colour plates by Edmund Dulac, first published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1910 with 30 plates this later issue with 15 plates is undated but probably mid 1920's, £ 60.00 , more details...

 

Click for details Book No. 42082
Author: Swift, Jonathan; (ills. by R. G. Mossa)
Title: GULLIVER'S TRAVELS to Lilliput and Brobdingnag
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, 301pp, coloured pictorial frontis and 11 other tipped in coloured plates by R. G. Moss, line drawings in text, [i] ad., [ii] blank, monotone pictorial endpapers, large format about 9.5 x 6.5 inches, crimson cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette decoration upper board, upper edge gilt, undated but probably mid 1920's, the publisher's Presentation Edition with twelve tipped in coloured plates by R. G. Mossa, £ 25.00 , more details...

 

Click for details Book No. 42458
Author:
Title: EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY-BOOK - FAIRY TALES
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, [xiv] prelims., 174pp, [iv] blank, decorated title page, guarded and mounted coloured frontis and 15 other mounted and guarded coloured plates all by Edmund Dulac and as called for, decorated endpapers, large format (about 9.5 x 7 inches), maroon cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette decoration upper board, upper edge gilt, fifteen fairy stories from around the world, originally published in 1916 with 15 plates this is a later edition with an additional plate probably from the 1920's, £ 70.00 , more details...

 

Click for details Book No. 42459
Author: Barrie, J. M. (ills. by Mabel Lucie Attwell)
Title: PETER PAN AND WENDY
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, 320pp, mounted coloured pictorial frontis and 11 other mounted coloured plates, 19 in text line drawings, all by Mabel Lucie Attwell and as called for, large format (about 9.5 x 7 inches), maroon cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette decoration upper board, upper edge gilt, a later issue of the the original 1911 text probably from the 1920's, £ 45.00 , more details...

 

Click for details Book No. 42462
Author: Housman, Laurence (retold by, ills. by Edmund Dulac)
Title: STORIES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, ND, coloured pictorial frontis and 28 other tipped in coloured plates by Edmund Dulac as called for, line decorations in text and at endpapers, large format (about 9.5 x 7 inches), red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette upper board, upper edge gilt, fourteen stories including Ali Baba, Sinbad the Sailor (seven voyages), and Aladdin, £ 60.00 , more details...

 

Click for details Book No. 42463
Author: Lorimer, D. L. R. and E. O. (trans. by ills. by Hilda Roberts)
Title: PERSIAN TALES - Written down for the first time in the original Kermani and Bakhtiari
Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1919, x, 352pp, [ii] ads., coloured pictorial frontis with captioned guard and 15 other coloured plates with captioned guards and 8 full page line drawings, all as called for, many other in text line decorations, large format (about 8.5 x 6.5 inches), red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, gilt vignette upper board, upper edge gilt, thirty tales translated from the Kermani tales and twenty-eight from Bakhtiari, £ 75.00 , more details...

 

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