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  • National Tales by Thomas Hood, by HOOD, Thomas
    HOOD, Thomas
    National Tales by Thomas Hood, author of "Whims and Oddities."

    London: William H. Ainsworth, 1827. First edition. Two volumes. In half leather hardback, with marbled boards. Boards are rubbed and Volume 2 has a small area of loss to top corner of front board, shown in photos. Ex- library copy with expected stamps and security to reverse of plates. Some foxing, stains to a few pages, but mostly in a fairly clean condition. Volume 1: The Spanish tragedy. The miracle of the holy hermit. The widow of Galicia. The golden cup and the dish of silver. The tragedy of Seville. The lady in love with romance. The eighth sleeper of Ephesus. Madeline. Masetto and his mare. The story of Michel Argenti. The three jewels. Geronimo and Ghisola. The fall…

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    London: William H. Ainsworth, 1827. First edition. Two volumes. In half leather hardback, with marbled boards. Boards are rubbed and Volume 2 has a small area of loss to top corner of front board, shown in photos. Ex- library copy with expected stamps and security to reverse of plates. Some foxing, stains to a few pages, but mostly in a fairly clean condition. Volume 1: The Spanish tragedy. The miracle of the holy hermit. The widow of Galicia. The golden cup and the dish of silver. The tragedy of Seville. The lady in love with romance. The eighth sleeper of Ephesus. Madeline. Masetto and his mare. The story of Michel Argenti. The three jewels. Geronimo and Ghisola. The fall of the leaf. Baranga. Volume 2: The exile. The owl. The German knight. The Florentine kinsmen. The carrier's wife. The two faithful lovers of Sicily. The Venetian countess. A tale of the harem. The chestnut tree. The fair maid of Ludgate. The three brothers. Volume 1: viii, 244 pp. Volume 2: 238 p. + 1 page advertisement. 195 x 120 mm (7¾ x 4¾ inches).

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    Book ID: 3784
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  • Ein Windstross / A Storm - a well dressed lady in a gust of wind. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Ein Windstross / A Storm - a well dressed lady in a gust of wind. a Coloured Aquatint Etching

    Anon, 1930. A lovely copy of this German aquatint etching, signed (but indecipherable). With title "Ein Windstross." Early 20th Century, circa 1930 from the distinctly Art Deco styling and clothing. A young woman holds her hat against the wind, whilst her skirt (cut to the "Italian Length" billows. Nice colouring. Watermark to paper. A touch of edge wear to the large margins. Engraving 350 mm x 195 mm. Size in total: 460 mm x 300 mm

    Book ID: 3775
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  • Book of Ballads. by GAULTIER, Bon
    GAULTIER, Bon
    Book of Ballads.

    Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1884. Fourteenth Edition. Hardback in green cloth with red title and gilt illustration to front board and spine. Some minor spine and edge rubbing and light soiling. Complete with full page frontis and many b/w in text illustrations. 292 pages. 175 x 120 mm (7 x 4¾ inches).

    Book ID: 2846
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