SUMMER FAIR HIGHLIGHT – C.A. Yardley Books

C.A. Yardley Books will be at stand 103, they will have the following books available for sale:

 

Twixt Two Worlds A Narrative of the Life and Work of William Eglinton. By John S. Farmer. Published by the yardley2Psychological Press, London, 1886. Pp 196 with an original etched drypoint frontispiece of William Eglington by J.J. Tissot [ Wentworth 84] . 8 further full page coloured lithographic plates by Tissot plus black & white illustrations Publishers grey cloth boards, good, some definite wear to edges & corners of boards. £450

 

 

 

I Left my Grandfather’s House. An Account of His First Walking Tour by Denton Welch. Privately Printed, 1958. Pp86 with black & white illustrations by Leslie Jones. LIMITED EDITION OF 150 COPIES. Original pictorial cloth yardley1boards with red cloth spine. £88.00

 

 

 

 

 

Sinbad the Sailor and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Published by Hodder & yardley3Stoughton, [nd], 1914. Large quarto, [ii], vi,223 pages  with two-colour decorative borders throughout plus 23 tipped-in colour plates by Edmund Dulac (all with captioned tissue-guards) Publishers coloured decorated design boards by Edmund Dulac.V.G  copy, boards darkened in places at edges. Odd foxing first & last few pages. £335.00

 

The Art of Botticelli. An Essay in Pictorial Criticism.by Laurence Binyon. Published by MacMillan & Co Ltd, 1913. Folio, pp(xi)167 with signed frontispiece etching  by Muirhead Bone, and 23 tipped in colour plates. Limited Edition of 275 copies. Rear e.p’s have few small stain marks, odd foxing.. Publishers blue cloth boards with vellum spine, sl small darkened stain to vellum o/w a nice sound binding. £300

 

Passages From Modern English Poets. Illustrated By the Junior Etching Club – Forty-Seven Etchings. Published by Day & Son Limited [ not dated but 1862].  pp45 with 47 etched plates The original etchings include “War And Glory” by John Tenniel; “The Angler” and “A River Scene” by James McNeill Whistler; “Summer Indolence” by John Everett Millais ; and a number by Henry Moore, M.J. Lawless, Viscount Bury, Lord Fitzgerald, F. Powell, W. Gale, A.J. Lewis, J.W. Oakes, F. Smallfield, Charles Rossiter, J. Clark and single etchings by a number of other artists. The book is internally clean but with a stain lower portion of rear pages & plates, odd foxing , re-bound with in a blue buckram cloth bound by George Baynum in 1966. Slightly faded on spine. £895

 

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