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FLOWERS TO PAINT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318708
Published by Amex Company Ltd.. Very good condition.

Yellow pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations with b/w versions opposite to colour (apart from centre pages which are both b/w). No text apart from flower names. Contents unused.

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THE NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK
Written by Anna Alice Chapin. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1318707
Published by J. Coker & Co.. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

6 beautiful colour plates. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Front cover shows Goldilocks with three teddy bears. 159 numbered pages. 11.5" x 8.5". Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Rear cover is grubby and marked. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Damp stain affects lower edge of front pastedown. One plate is detached with ragged edges.

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WILLIAM AND THE SPACE ANIMAL
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1318706
Published by George Newnes. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt titles and vignette of William to spine. Top edge green. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine bumped. Endpapers partly browned and old tape marks to free-endpapers. Foxing to endpapers, some page margins and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some slight loss, tape and white sticky paper repairs on verso and a small patch of surface damage to front panel (at end of author's name).

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THE BOY'S OWN VOLUME OF FACT, FICTION, HISTORY AND ADVENTURE CHRISTMAS 1865
Written by S.O. Beeton. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1318704
Published by S.O. Beeton. 1865. Good condition.

Embossed green cloth, gilt. B/w text illustrations and plates. 543 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Looks like the prelims have been re-inserted/stitched and the front free-endpaper is missing. Browning to verso of the frontis (which is what you see upon opening the front cover). Child's name and address in ink to textblock. Musty smell to contents.

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POPULAR LECTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND HALF HOURS WITH THE ALCHEMISTS
Written by John Henry Pepper.
Stock no. 1318703
Published by Sampson Low And Son. 1855. Almost very good condition.

Green embossed cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. 43 b/w illustrations (mainly text illlustrations). Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Spine browned. Browning and fingering to page edges. New endpapers. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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THE OLD WOMAN AND HER CHICKEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318702
Published by Darton & Co.. Circa 1856. Good condition.

Embossed red cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. 4 colour plates (with tissue guards) to include title-page. Half title-page states "There is No Such Thing as a Trifle". 63 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Darkening to covers. Foxing to textblock. Grubby fingermarks to page margins thoughout. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318701
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Embossed brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spinea nd corners bumped and worn, cover edges rubbed. Cloth scuffed. Tiny binder's (S.Curtis) sticker to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to textblock and page margins.

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SONGS FOR CHILDREN FIRST SERIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318699
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1869. Almost very good condition.

Well-known rhymes. Beige cloth, gilt title to front cover. 62 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Mark to gilt title on front cover (gilt still readable). Heavy foxing to contents, some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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THE SWEET STORY OF OLD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318698
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1861. Almost very good condition.

A book of bible stories. Green embossed cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. 3 Kronheim plates with tissue-guards plus b/w illustrations to the start of each chapter. 164 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some fingermarks to page margins. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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A FATHER'S LETTERS TO HIS SON UPON HIS COMING OF AGE
Written by Rev. Dr. Urwick.
Stock no. 1318697
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1903. Almost very good condition.

Purple cloth, gilt title to spine. 117 pages, publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded and speckled with tiny black spots. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Musty smell to contents (possibly tobacco?).

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FABLES IN VERSE AND OTHER POEMS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318695
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Circa 1878. Good condition.

Translated from the German and French by a father and daughter (W.P. and E.I.S.P.). Small format. Green deocrated cloth with gilt vignette of a fox to front cover and gilt title to spine. 103 pages and 4 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Covers darkened. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy browning to title-page. Grubby fingermarks to page margins and some corner tips creased.

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TALES AND CONVERSATIONS; OR THE NEW CHILDREN'S FRIEND
Written by Mrs. Markham.
Stock no. 1318694
Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. 1st 1832. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Quarter bound with black leather, gilt titles and raised bands on spines and marbled boards. 292 & 295 pages. A collection of short stories. Slight wear to cover edges. Rear joint or volume 1 and front joint of volume 2 cracked. Each volume is inscribed in ink to 7 year old Mary Senior Clark who grew up to be an author notably of "Lost Legends of the Nursery Songs" published in 1870. Some foxing to contents but generally clean.

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