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1 Dickinson, Peter; Foreman, Michael, illustrator CITY OF GOLD And Other Stories from the Old Testament
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980. 0575028831 / 9780575028838 First edition. Illustrated with color plates and b&w chapter heads by Foreman, who has SIGNED the title-page. Hardcover. Some (damp?) riffling to preliminary pages and end matter, else near fine: attractively re-bound in quarter leather, spine hubbed, lettered and ruled in gilt, over peacock-feather patterned cloth; housed in custom paper-over-boards slipcase, lightly worn. 
One of the most literate, versatile, and inventive of contemporary novelists--whose work blurs genres and obliterates age divisions--here retells Old Testament tales for readers young and old; a Carnegie Medal winner. Printed on coated stock. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Partridge, Eric; Foreman, Michael, illustrator COMIC ALPHABETS: Their Origin, Development, Nature
New York: Hobbs Dorman, (1967). First U.S. edition. In vivid green cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in illustrated dust jacket decorated with alphabetical melange. Hardcover. A hint of dust-soiling to top edge, else a fine, bright copy ; in a lightly rubbed dust jacket that shows fading to the spine panel. Liberally sprinkled with the stylish and amusing woodcut-style illustrations of Michael Foreman. 
"Into the origin and development of the comic alphabet from Old English and Medieval Greek down to the 1960's...Partridge has gone with that fusion of wit and scholarship which he has made peculiarly his own." Foreman's first book! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Bax, Martin, text; Foreman, Michael, illustrator EDMOND WENT FAR AWAY
San Diego, New York, London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Tiny, nearly invisible remainder stripe to lower page edges, else fine in laminated pictorial boards, decorated endsheets, printed on coated stock; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
One day Edmond says, "I am going to walk far away." Foreman's lyrical watercolors make use of a surprising and distinctive palette to complement Bax's text, as the two evoke the wonder and delight of a young boy's first venture beyond the familiar. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Alexander, C.H. O'D; edited and designed by Derek Birdsall; Michael Foreman, illustrator FISCHER V. SPASSKY: Reykjavik 1972
(Kent): Wildwood House, (1972). 0704500019 / 9780704500013 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild production creasing to some text pages, else fine; in a price-clipped, else fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
An account of the struggle for the World Chess Championship with illustrated biographies of the players, their previous encounters--and an analysis of each game by Francis Wyndham. Scarce in hardcover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Quayle, Eric; illustrated by Michael Foreman THE LITTLE PEOPLE'S PAGEANT OF CORNISH LEGENDS
New York: A Little Simon Book/Simon & Schuster, Inc., (1986). 0671635808 / 9780671635800 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Remainder mark to lower page edges, else fine, as new! Bound in laminated illustrated boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Tall, square octavo. 
An extraordinarily enchanting volume of twelve traditional Cornish legends...of giants, little people, witches, imps, mermaids, and devils, collected and retold by Quayle and illustrated by Foreman in exquisite and evocative watercolors and b&w drawings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Foreman, Michael TRICK A TRACKER
New York: Philomel Books, 1981. 0399208208 / 9780399208201 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated, illustrated boards. No dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 
In order to foil hunters, the animals create an ingenious device which disguises their tracks: the skate board! Picture book tale by the author/illustrator. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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