Wear on edges, and a slight curl to the front cover. The lettering on the title page and the first illustration have been colored in long ago. The rest of thre book is clean. Heavily illustrated in colour and black and white. Eight colour plates, thirty-six full pages drawings, and some one hundred and twenty partial page drawings. The color plates are among Phyllis Paul's nicest work. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: John and Topsy
Publisher: John F. Shaw
Publication Date: 1926
Binding: Paper Boards, Cloth Backstrip
Illustrator: Paul, P. E.
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Shaw, London, 1111. hardcover. Condition: Good-. 8vo. n.d. worn extrems.wear to edge of boards. Small tear to top rear joint. Cracked hinges. Small hole to top of ffep. Title page loose. The odd mark. Seller Inventory # 500008124
Book Description Frankfurt / M.: Druck Osterrieth, ., 1966. 23 x 18 cm. Originalheft. 8 Blatt mit Filmbildern. Gutes Exemplar. K05400-227734. Seller Inventory # 227734
Book Description John F. Shaw & Co., London. Illus. Cloth & Paper. Condition: Fair. P.E. Paul (illustrator). Illus. cloth & paper, HARDBACK. covers are badly rubbed and shelf worn, edges dusty. The interior is clean and tight with several B/W and Col. illus by P.E. Paul . No date c.1920's, A sound copy. Seller Inventory # 011955
Book Description London: Juvenile Productions Ltd, no date [c. 1941]., 1941. No edition stated, but presumed first edition (hardback). 8vo (26cm by 19cm), c. 64pp. Colour frontispiece, text illustrations. Original red cloth spine, colour illustration to the front board. The lower edges of the boards are rubbed, the text pages are tanned, one leaf has some chafing to the top edge, and there is a gift inscription (dated Xmas 1941). Overall, the book is in good condition.The original dustwrapper is present but is in fair condition only (front panel torn with loss). Contains the following stories: John, Topsy and the Raven; The Kidnapping of Jemima; The World's Greatest Circus; The Fun of the Fair. The frontispiece is similar in style to Arthur Rackham, but I have not been able to decipher the signature of the artist. Seller Inventory # 41386
Book Description The Reilly And Britton Co; Chicago; 57 +(3) pp.; Ill.Bds; Good; 1908/nd, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Good. _____ This is number two in "The Children's Red Books" series. _____ Illustrated with Neill's wonderful full color, full page art renditions._____ We will be polite and say that the caricatures are born of a different time. _____ There are also some preliminary Neill illustrations in black & white and full color endpapers by W.J. Enright. _____ Adult's gift inscription on the presentation page in pencil. _____ Ends with 3 pages of ads._____ One of these is a list of then-current Oz books, ending with The Emerald City of Oz, dating this book to ca. 1910. _____ The spine has been re-glued._____There is an ugly 3 x 2" stain to the front cover._____This is related to a dampline to the upper spine corner throughout._____There is a 3/4" skinned patch from the front cover. _____. Seller Inventory # R-42643
Book Description John F. Shaw NA, London. P.E. Paul (illustrator). London: John F. Shaw. 1 hng crk, med drt, lt sw, ow vg. NA. Scarce. . 1 hng crk, med drt, lt sw, ow vg. Seller Inventory # OCT2018004602I
Book Description John F. Shaw and Co., London. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. P. E. Paul (illustrator). First Edition. A hardback book with pictorial boards and in very good condition. Book is illustrated in colour and black and white by P. E. Paul. Seller Inventory # 057516
Book Description John F. Shaw, London, 1929. Hard Cover. Condition: VG. P.E. Paul [Phyllis] (illustrator). First Edition. nd. [c. 1929] 4to. original blue cloth backed pictorial boards (a little rubbed with small wear at extremities, inscrip. to FFE, some scattered spotting, else clean & bright); pp. unpaginated, with numerous charming monochrome illustrations + 6 colour plates (some loosely enclosed, with frayed edges). A very good copy of a charming and uncommon work. Seller Inventory # 017393