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WITH ELABORATE AND COLORFUL MOROCCO INLAYS OF TWO HORSES AND A COACHMAN

TRISTRAM, William Outram. Coaching Days and Coaching Ways. London, 1924.

Later edition of Tristram's seven historical essays on Britain's coach roads, with 214 line cut illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton, beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt by Riviere with detailed morocco inlays of two horses and a coachman. $1850.

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FIRST EDITION OF DOBSON’S THE STORY OF ROSINA AND OTHER VERSES, ILLUSTRATED BY HUGH THOMSON, HANDSOMELY BOUND

(THOMSON, Hugh) DOBSON, Austin. The Story of Rosina. London, 1895.

First edition of Austin Dobson’s wonderful narrative poem accompanied by other verse, with numerous illustrated plates and in-text illustrations by Hugh Thomson, handsomely bound. $650.

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“GENUINE RURAL SPIRIT”

(THOMSON, Hugh) MITFORD, Mary Russell. Our Village. London, 1893.

Later illustrated edition of Mitford’s tales of everyday village life, considered a “new style of graphic description,” with 100 detailed line illustrations by Hugh Thomson, who “takes first place among the genteel book illustrators” (Harthan, 238). Handsomely bound by William Warsfold. $600.

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“REALISM WHICH IS AKIN TO GEORGE ELIOT’S”

GASKELL, Elizabeth. Cranford. London, 1914.

Early illustrated edition of Gaskell’s most beloved novel, with a preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie, illustrated with frontispiece and numerous line-cut vignettes by Hugh Thomson, handsomely bound by Morrell. $600.

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DOBSON’S THE BALLAD OF BEAU BROCADE, 1892, ILLUSTRATED BY HUGH THOMSON

(THOMSON, Hugh) DOBSON, Austin. The Ballad of Beau Brocade. London, 1892.

First trade edition of this lively collection of 19th-century verse including the titular poem about a notorious dandy highwayman, with 50 illustrations by Hugh Thomson (31 printed on Japanese vellum), handsomely bound. $450.

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HUGH THOMSON’S ILLUSTRATIONS FOR COACHING DAYS

(THOMSON, Hugh) TRISTRAM, William Outram. Coaching Days and Coaching Ways. London, 1924.

Later edition of Tristram’s seven historical essays on Britain’s coach roads, with 214 line cut illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton, handsomely bound by Rivière & Son. $400.

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HUGH THOMSON’S ILLUSTRATIONS FOR COACHING DAYS

(THOMSON, Hugh) TRISTRAM, William Outram. Coaching Days and Coaching Ways. London, 1924.

Later edition of Tristram’s seven historical essays on Britain’s coach roads, with 214 line cut illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton, handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. $400.

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