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THE CHINESE PARROT., Biggers, Earl Derr.
1 Biggers, Earl Derr. THE CHINESE PARROT.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, c1926, first Canadian edition. 
316 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover (green cloth with orange/red lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. Charlie Chan escorts a valuable necklace from Honolulu. Slight discoloration on endpapers at gutter, tiny tear with creases at bottom edge of pages 31/32 - archivally taped, light browning to edges of textblock, and few tiny dints and tiny light stain on top of textblock, minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE QUEEN'S NECKLACE., Dumas, Alexandre.  Introduction by A.T. Baker.
2 Dumas, Alexandre. Introduction by A.T. Baker. THE QUEEN'S NECKLACE.
London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good Paul Hardy. 
379 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, integral ribbon bookmark, sepiatone illustrations, including frontispiece. A novel from the 'Marie Antoinette Romances', loosely based on the 'Affair of the Diamond Necklace'. Minor small wrinkle at fore-edge of approx. first 30 pages, a small 1937 gift inscription on one preliminary page, very tiny split at top of spine, minor edge wear. Slipcase has moderate edge wear, rubbing and splits at rear joints. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CICELY MARY BARKER AND HER ART., Laing, Jane.
3 Laing, Jane. CICELY MARY BARKER AND HER ART.
London Frederick Warne 1995 0723240515 / 9780723240518 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Cicely Mary Barker. 
128 pp, 10" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w, with many reproductions of the flower fairies. "Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies books, published in the first half of the century, are known and loved around the world. They were created by a quiet, unassuming and dedicated artist, who was nevertheless remarkably successful, spending her life illustrating many children's books and selling hundreds of watercolours and pastels." Contents: Introduction; Flower Fairy Paintings; Paintings of Children; Religious Works; List of Cicely Mary Barker's Books and Other Works; Acknowlegements; Index. Tiny scuff on rear board. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
CICELY MARY BARKER AND HER ART., Laing, Jane.
4 Laing, Jane. CICELY MARY BARKER AND HER ART.
London Frederick Warne 1995 0723240515 / 9780723240518 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Cicely Mary Barker. 
128 pp, 10" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w, with many reproductions of the flower fairies. "Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies books, published in the first half of the century, are known and loved around the world. They were created by a quiet, unassuming and dedicated artist, who was nevertheless remarkably successful, spending her life illustrating many children's books and selling hundreds of watercolours and pastels." Contents: Introduction; Flower Fairy Paintings; Paintings of Children; Religious Works; List of Cicely Mary Barker's Books and Other Works; Acknowlegements; Index. Minor wear and minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor corner wear. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
5 Talbot, Ethel; Methley, Violet M.; Burnett, Yelva; Wynne, May; Avery, Harold; Marchant, Bessie; Rutley, C. Bernard. EVERY GIRL'S BOOK OF STORIES.
Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, ca.1927. 
160 pp, small 4to (10 3/16" H), hard cover with pictorial boards - no dust jacket. 6 colour plates, numerous b&w illustrations. Contents: The Ghost of the Camp; "The Ostrich"; A Princess from Kensington; Carol and the Cave-Ghost; Just Patsy's Way ; Two Christmas Frocks; The Young Pretender; It Was Up To Jill; The Green Necklace; Won By A Head; Prometheus and Pandora. Scattered faint foxing marks on pages, moderate edge wear to boards, a few tiny scuffs on boards, light rubbing, sma l l l i g h t liquid mark on front board and three on bottom of textblock/rear board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, wear and slight bumping at cornrs of boards, light to moderate rubbing/soiling on spine, tiny foxing marksd on edges of textblo ck . Go od + 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
6 Webster, Nesta H. LOUIS XVI AND MARIE ANTOINETTE BEFORE THE REVOLUTION / LOUIS XVI AND MARIE ANTOINIETTE DURING THE REVOLUTION. 2 VOLUME SET.
London Constable 1936 First Editions Hard Cover Good Fair 
353 pp, 539 pp, 8 7/8" H - 2 volume set. First editions - Vol. I (1936) & Vol. II (1937). B&w illustrations. Vol 1 is slighly cocked, has soft bump at top corner of both boards, a few tiny foxing marks on edges of text block, very small split in paper on inside rear hinge, scattered foxing marks on spine causing light discoloration. Vol 2 is slightly cocked, has one corner bump, scattered very small foxing marks on top/bottom of text block and on endpapers. Dust jackets are price-clipped; have foxing on inside; edge wrinkling, creases, wear and chips; light to moderate soiling; rubbing; old tape repairs on inside of vol 2. Both jackets are now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 


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