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THE BABY'S OPERA
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818417
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1877. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Black endpapers. Colour illustrations and text decorations printed by Edmund Evans. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free front endpaper starting to detach from bottom. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Rear hinge split but binding hanging on. Page 49/50 and 55/56 is detached but present. Other hinges pulled. Contents therefore fragile in binding. A few grubby marks to contents.
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THE BABY'S BOUQUET
Written by Lucy Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818416
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1878. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Square format. Decorated endpapers. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. "A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes". Companion volume to "The Baby's Opera". Corners worn, boards a little browned. Cloth spine is fraying and has a couple of small pinholes to lower rear edge. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Hinges pulled. A few margin marks.
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ABROAD
Written by Thomas Crane; Ellen Houghton. Illustrated by Thomas Crane.
Stock no. 1318460
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. Good condition.

Companion book to 'At Home'. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. 8.5 x 7.5". Colour pictures throughout. Covers are edge worn. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. There is some loss of the paper covering to spine edges. Joints have been reinforced. Textblock and page margins are grubby.
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AFTERNOON TEA
No author listed. Illustrated by J.G. Sowerby; H.H. Emmerson.
Stock no. 1318459
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1880. Good condition.

Green cloth spine, yellow and green pictorial boards. Pretty colour pictures accompany the rhymes. Covers are edge worn and scuffed. Spine is worn with slight loss of cloth to top and tail and splits at both edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to free-endpaper which is detached but still present. Joints are cracked. Page 9/10 has a slightly ragged edge. Contents are a bit grubby but not too bad.
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THE BLUE POETRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 1318456
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1918. Good condition.

New Impression. Lovely blue cloth covers with blind stamped design to front and gilt title to spine. Numerous illustrations in b/w throughout. 348 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Pencil writing to front endpapers has been erased. Tissue-guard to frontis is browned and there is some light foxing to the contents. The binding is slightly pulled causing contents to be a little loose.
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TALES FOR YOUNG PERSONS
Written by Hannah More.
Stock no. 1318446
Published by T. Allman. 1839. Good condition.

Small format. Brown cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine and gilt vignette to front cover. 278 pages, all edges gilt. B/w frontis and title-page illustration. Spine and corners bumped. Stains to covers. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Some marks to contents.
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THE HISTORY OF SANDFORD & MERTON
Written by Thomas Day.
Stock no. 1318445
Published by Milner & Sowerby. 1865. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Black embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. 433 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Textblock is grubby. Front joint cracked. Ink initials to verso of frontis. Foxing to prelims and general light grubbiness to contents.
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ALL PLAY
Written by Ismay Thorn. Illustrated by T. Pym.
Stock no. 1318314
Published by John F. Shaw & Co.. Circa 1900. Good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial front board and spine. 169 pages plus catalogue to rear. B/w text illustrations. Covers are edge worn and grubby. Prize inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some hinges and broken but although loose binding is still held together with stitching. Contents are browned.
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A SKETCH-BOOK OF R. CALDECOTT'S
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1318255
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1883. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Beige cloth with green cloth spine and corners. Colour and sepia illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly grubby. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Some light page browning and light fingering to contents.
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READING WITHOUT TEARS OR, A PLEASANT MODE OF LEARNING TO READ
Written by F.L. Mortimer.
Stock no. 1318244
Published by Hatchards. 1886. Good condition.

Combined volume of two parts. Dark green cloth, gilt titles. 270 & 292 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and worn, wear to spine edges causes small holes in cloth. Front joint partially cracked. Some foxing and fingering to contents.
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RED SNOW AND OTHER PARABLES FROM NATURE
Written by Mrs. Alfred Gatty.
Stock no. 1318038
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Good condition.

Third Series. Small format (5 x 3.5"). Blue embossed cloth with gilt title to front cover. 187 pages plus publication list to rear. B/w plates. Covers are grubby, worn at spine and corners. Joints cracked. Textblock is a little grubby.
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THE DAISY; OR, CAUTIONARY STORIES IN VERSE
Written by Elizabeth Turner.
Stock no. 1318037
Published by John Harris. Circa 1900. Good condition.

Small format, 5 x 3.75". Cardwraps. 30 b/w engravings on wood. 66 pages plus publication list. Facsimile of 1807 edition. Adverts to rear of the book dated 1899-1900. Covers are grubby and edge worn. Tiny booksellers sticker inside front cover. Front joint is reparied with white paper. Contents are browned. Contained in custom made blue cloth covered box.
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