Foxing to prelims and minor foxing throughout. Small 2cm tear to pg. 3. Colour frontis by Arthur Rackham in perfect condition, with tissue guard. The book appears to have been recased and has new feps.
Some foxing to fep.
Ink inscription on fep. Some foxing to pages.
Some foxing to pages.
Signed by author.
A fine clean copy. Boards only slightly marked, top and bottom of spine chipped and corners of boards bumped.
Considerable wear to the card wraps. Spine is stitched. Japanese paper repairs to the fold-out frontis. 32 pp., 4 pp. ads. Folding frontis and 4 copper engraved plates.
Price – $70.00 (ZAR-650.00)
Previous bookdealer’s mark and school award certificate dated 1936 pasted to the front end papers. Front endpapers, frontispiece and title page foxed. Previous owner’s name in ink to front fep. Leaves show significant darkening. DW shows a few closed tears and several small open tears,also some scuffing but in surprisingly good condition.
A very nice copy with some minor foxing and age toning. Neat name on the fep. 4 col plate and numerous line drawings in true Rackham style.
No date of publication, probably between First and Second World Wars. Inscription on verso of frontispiece. A very clean tightly bound copy with some insect damage at edges of boards.
Past owners’ stamp/label on front fep. A clean copy firmly bound with a little creasing at top of dw.
Ink inscription on fep.
Dust jacket has some foxing and creasing. Previous owner’s inscription to end papers. In good condition. Delightful African tales illustrated by Sheila Hawkins