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  1. First edition, first issue(ý); 8vo; frontispiece, pictorial title, 5 plates and woodcut initials by Housman, 16pp. advertisements, 10-line errata loosely inserted, patterned endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown; publisher's green cloth with interweaving gilt pattern to upper cover and spine, a very good, sharp copy, uncut.

    £250
  2. First UK edition; 4to (317 x 230 mm); 32 colour illustrations and 47 monotone illustrations, pictorial endpapers, occasional light finger-marking and minor spotting but overall internally very good; publisher's cloth-backed boards with colour illustration to upper cover, in the original pictorial dust-jacket, chipped with slight loss at spine ends and corner, with larger chip to upper fore-corner of upper panel and closed tear descending through the 'S' in 'Snow White', some light spotting and marking.

    £850
  3. First illustrated edition; small 4to (220 x 165 mm); title-page printed in red & black, title device and 21 illustrations by Westley Horton, plate for the cover design by Charles Holme; publisher's pictorial buckram with Holmes' design to upper cover, some spotting and minor bubbling.

    £150
  4. First edition; 8vo; vignettes and illustrations by A.H. Watson, some light spotting; publisher's pictorial cloth, colour pictorial dust-jacket by Watson, some chipping and fraying, a little light marking, but overall a very good copy.

    £475
  5. First editions, each with signed bookplate mounted on inside front cover, [presumed one of 25 or 26 such sets]; 13 vols, 8vo; publisher's bookplate mounted onto inside front cover of each volume, illustrations; publisher's pictorial wrappers, fine copies.

    £650
  6. Deluxe edition limited to 150 copies only, 4to., xiii, 303 [1], 32 tipped-in colour plates including the frontispiece, by Warwick Goble, with captioned tissue-guards, a few random, faint spots to preliminary pages (as is usual) and extremities of untrimmed edges, otherwise internally bright and fine, publisher's full vellum gilt, closed tear to head of spine and light stain to base, replaced cream endpapers and silk ties, else very good and it presents well.

    £1,650
  7. Limited edition, number 547 of 575 copies, signed by Rackham, 4to., illustrated with 16 tipped-in colour plates vignette line drawings by Rackham, publisher's quarter vellum over pictorial paper boards gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, a age-toning and a few spots to plain endpapers, neat ink ownership to front free one, binding with usual toning, dent to upper edge of upper board, else very-good plus.

    £950
  8. First edition, second issue, 8vo, xix, 317pp, 33 plates by Ernest Griset, original pictorial red cloth gilt, inner hinges split, corners bumped, slight wear to extremities, spine slightly darkened, a very good copy.

    £450
 

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