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THE PIPER OF HAMELIN A FANTASTIC OPERA IN TWO ACTS

By: Robert Buchanan

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Chiswick Press: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 184

Condition: Good


Pott 4to (5½” x 7½”). pp. [64]; Grey paper wraps illustrated in black and red. Frontispiece, cover decoration, title page decoration and 11 full-page line drawing plates by Hugh Thomson. Blue-flecked grey laid paper wrappers, Chiswick Press colophon imprinted in red on back cover. Contemporary spine repair using grey cloth; covers with small closed tears and chipping along the edge with some loss to the front fore-edge; front cover is rubbed and there isa patch of ... View more info

HUGH THOMSON'S ILLUSTRATED FAIRY BOOKS JACK THE GIANT KILLER

By: Thomson, Hugh

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Limited: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 183


4to. (6¾” x 8½”). pp. 32. No pagination. Pictoral chromolithographic paper wrappers, 16 full page color illustrations and 16 pages of line vignettes by Hugh Thomson. This was the first and only issue of Hugh Thomson's Illustrated Fairy Book series, since at the time of publication, the illustrations were thought to be too realistically gruesome by adults purchasing the book for children. As this booklet was targeted to young children, very few survived to the prese... View more info

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

By: [Thomson, Hugh (cover design and illustrations)]; Austen, Jane; Saintsbury,George (preface)

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2148

Condition: Near fine


C8vo (5” x 7 ”). pp. 476. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of a peacock perched on a sundial in full display in gold on smooth green cloth, with feathers filling the entire cover and surrounding the titles; spine with titles and scattered peacock feather motifs; a.e.g. Includes 160 illiustrations - from full page to amusing allegorical chapter heads and tail pieces, to charming and sometimes emblematic historiated initial caps; a.e.g. The first fully... View more info