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    A Handsome Lot of Books About Robin Hood

    [Robin Hood]. A Lot of Eight Titles Related to Robin Hood, including: The Celebrated History of the Renowned Robin Hood. Captain of the Merry Outlaws of Sherwood Forest. Bocking: Printed by J. F. Shearcroft, [n.d., ca. 1820]. First edition of this charming chapbook. Sixteenmo. 26 pages. Self-wrappered. [and:] Spencer T. Hall. The Forester's Offering. London: Whitaker and Co., 1841. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front pastedown. Small octavo. [2], 142 pages. Inserted frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth. Covers embossed in blind, front cover lettered in gilt. [and:] Stephen Percy. Robin Hood and His Merry Foresters. London: Tilt and Bogue, 1841. First edition. Small octavo. [vi], 154 pages. With eight hand-color plates inserted throughout. Publisher's green cloth, covers stamped in blind, front cover and spine stamped and lettered in gilt. [and:] Another copy. London: Joseph Cundall, 1843. Second edition. Small octavo. [vi], 154 pages. With eight tinted plates inserted throughout. Publisher's light green cloth, covers stamped in blind, front cover and spine stamped and lettered in gilt. [and:] George Emmett. Robin Hood and the Archers of Merrie Sherwood. London: Hogarth House, [1890]. Later edition. Volume I only. Octavo. 156 pages. Publisher's wrappers (front wrapper is hand-colored. [and:] [Frederick Warne]. The Marriage of Allan-a-Dale. London: Frederick Warne & Co., [n.d., ca. 1890]. First edition. Small quarto. [16] pages. Illustrated with tinted and full-color plates. Publisher's full-color wrappers, self-wrappered. [and:] The Robin Hood Library. With Bow and Blade or, The Outlaws of Sherwood Forest. [London: The Amalgamated Press, 1919]. First edition. Twelvemo. 33 pages. Publisher's wrappers, self-wrappered. [and:] [Thriller Picture Library]. Robin Hood - The Magnificent. [London: Fleetway Publications, n.d., ca. 1950]. First edition. Octavo. 64 pages. Publisher's full-color wrappers. Forester's Offering is quite worn, tape repairs to hinges (partially obscuring the author's inscription), pencil marks throughout. Good. The rest of the items are generally very good or better. An interesting lot of Robin Hood material.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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