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THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 2123621
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1889. Very good condition.

A Winter's Tale. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, black title and vignette to front cover. Floral decorated endpapers. 332 pages plus publication list to rear. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned, with a couple of marks. Small pencil inscription to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Cassell's publication list to rear has a code of 7.89, which is believed to stand for July 1889.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1316809
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. circa 1910. Very good condition.

Cream cloth covers, gilt titles, colour illustration to front and spine. B/w text illustrations throughout, 8 colour plates. Illustrated endpapers. 152 pages + 8 pages of adverts. 9.25 x 6.25". Spine and corners bumped. Title and decoration to spine slightly rubbed. Small mark to base of spine/front edge and a light mark across front cover. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Front joint cracked. Some page browning, foxing and fingering.

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THE BLACK ARROW
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1406658
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Red and beige boards with black titles. Patterned endpapers. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 278 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Small booksellers label to bottom of front pastedown. Bookplate to verso of front pastedown. Some foxing, mainly to page edges. Marks to the margins of some pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a little loss to top edge. Spine is faded. Browning to rear flap. Foxing to spine and panels on verso.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1406505
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1906. Almost very good condition.

Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w text illustrations. 136 pages plus publication list to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers lightly marked. Blue pen line down front joint. Light browning to endpapers. Some fingering otherwise contents generally clean. Couple of scratches to gilt edges.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1506917
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1908. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 125 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned with a few white marks. A few marks to covers. Front joint cracked. Pen inscription to verso of front endpaper and school plate to front pastedown. 4" tear to page 115/6 and tear to top edge of 117/8, both repaired with clear tape which is now yellowed. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to text block and page edges.

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HOME FROM THE SEA
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1406423
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Poems for young readers chosen and introduced by Ivor Brown. Dark blue boards with gilt titles. Pale green endpapers. B/w illustrations. 80 pages. Some marks to endpapers. Name and date to front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and foxed. Spine is browned.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1506420
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1896. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w text illustrations. 136 pages plus publication list to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Some of gilt on spine rubbed. Name and date in pencil to front endpaper, ink inscription to prelims. Neat colouring to about 4 small illustrations. One hinge starting to crack. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers and text block but some to contents. Also a couple of marks to contents and 20 in pencil to margin of one page.

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ISLAND NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 1505925
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Nelson's Classics in Leather series. Consisting of The Beach of Falesa, The Bottle Imp and The Isle of Voices. Green leather soft covers, gilt titles and circular vignette. Small format 6.25 x 4.25". Top edge gilt. B/w frontis. 281 pages plus book lists. Wear to ends of darkened spine with slight loss to top edge. Corner tip of rear cover missing. Faint light marks to covers. Name in pencil to prelims. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a little loss from ends of spine. Panels grubby, spine darkened.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1405312
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1919. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover plus gilt title to spine. 12 beautiful colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 125 pages, top edge blue. Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned and gilt dulled. Light browning to page edges. Small booksellers label to bottom of rear pastedown. Endpapers and frontis tissue guard browned. Small bump affecting bottom of last 22 pages of text. Foxing throughout but mostly to page margins.

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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby.
Stock no. 1404868
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 125 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine bumped and browned. Cloth split at top. Corners bumped and worn. Top of boards browned. Inscription in ink to prelim. Endpapers browned. Stitching to top of one gathering of pages undone. Some foxing and light fingering otherwise contents generally clean.

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SONGS WITH MUSIC FROM A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1404349
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. circa 1916. Slightly better than good condition.

Music by Rev. Thomas Crawford. Cream boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Name and address in ink and pencil writing to top of front board. Brown mark to bottom of front board and spine. Boards are grubby. Booksellers sticker to bottom of front pastedown and has rubbed red colour onto endpaper. Some hinges are cracked. Score marks to a few pages. Light fingering to a some pages.

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THE LAND OF NOD AND OTHER POEMS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2117227
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

American Edition. Poems selected and illustrated by Hague. Large format. Blue cloth spine . White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 51 pages ISBN: 0805007466. SIGNED by Michael Hague to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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