First edition. Introduction by Leo John De Freitas. Forty full-page color illustrations by the brothers Charles 1870-1937 and William Heath 1872-1944 Robinson. The illustrations printed here are mostly all taken from the first of editions of gift books, printed in the early twentieth century. The gift books were designed as something extra-special for Christmas and used the best popular artists in their drawing and decoration. These illustrations show how well the Robinson brothers succeeded in carrying their light-hearted and beautiful interpretations of fantasy world into people's homes. Randeria bookplate on the front pastedown. xii , 40 pages and 40 plates. cloth, dust jacket. 4to..
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Book Description Constable., 1976. Book Condition: Very Good. First. Hard cover. Book- VG, slight foxing. DJ- VG. 12x9. 94pp. Profuse colour illus. Some b/w illus. Bookseller Inventory # 1226275
Book Description Constable, London, 1976. Art. Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Charles Robinson, W. Heath Robinson (illustrator). First Edition. 16 pages of text, followed by 40 full-page colour plates, each with title, origin and date on verso, plus 6 line drawings in text section; light brown art.leather binding, a very good copy in protected dust-wrapper, which is a little rubbed on top edge, with one short tear to top corner, otherwise also very good. Not price-clipped. Name on endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 002813
Book Description Constable., 1976. Book Condition: Very Good. First. Book-VG. DJ-VG. 12x9. 54pp. 40 colour plates. Bookseller Inventory # 372356
Book Description Constable, London, 1976. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Quarto. Unpaginated, col. plates. Very good in cloth with dustwrapper, edges slightly bumped. Bookseller Inventory # 29847
Book Description Constable, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 96p. Bookseller Inventory # 15690
Book Description Constable, 1976. No Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First U.K. Edition. Hard Bound with dust jacket. First printing of the first U.K. edition. Some minor wear to dust jacket, otherwise very good. Bookseller Inventory # 31512
Book Description Constable, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0094614806