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Red/brown cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. Black titles to front cover are surrounded by gilt. Pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp marking to bottom corner of front cover; shows through to pastedown. Inscription in ink, dated 1880 to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Contents are generally still very good.
MIRANGO THE MAN-EATER: A TALE OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by C. Dudley Lampen. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 2137439
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.
The Narrative of George Pryce, Traveller and Exile, First Writ Down Anno Domini 1706, and Now Retold. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine and red title to front cover. B/w frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; wrinkling to cloth on front cover. Chipping to top and tail of spine. Award plate to front pastedown; browning to endpapers. Frontis has damp marking to margins. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges.
Paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Starts at page 81 through to 96. Some creasing, wear and marks to covers. Foxing and margin marks.
Rendered into English by Frances and Emily Lord. Stereotyped edition. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. B/w engravings. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing else contents clean.
Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. Subtitled "Or Through The Black Insurrection of Hayti". First edition published in 1899 but dated 1900. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked. Joints cracked. All plates present, tear to one plate has been repaired on verso. Some minor page margin repairs. Light foxing and page browning. Hinges pulled causing contents to be a little loose.
PICTORIAL CHRONICLES OF THE MIGHTY DEEP; OR, THE SEA, ITS SHIPS AND SAILORS
Written by Francis Watt.
Stock no. 1321796
Published by James Sangster and Co.. Circa 1887. Very good condition.
Being a record from the earliest times of our own day of the most remarkable maritime adventures, voyages, discoveries, conflicts, deeds of bravery and danger... Embellished with upwards of 100 excellent woodcuts and a series of colour plates from authentic scenes in Foreign Lands. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and slightly rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxspots to textblock. Tears to lower edges of frontis and tissue-guard.
Pictorial cardwraps with brown cloth spine. 96 pages. 16 coloured plates. Spine and corners worn, edges rubbed. Some paper covering lost to corners. Staples are rusty. Joints cracked. Foxing to contents. Light scuffing to covers.
Red decorated cloth with gilt titles. 224 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. 8 chromolithograph plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. Inscription in ink and a large label to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. One of the plates is detached with slightly ragged edges.
Red pictorial boards showing huntsmen in gilt to spine and front board. Gilt titles, bevelled edges. Green text block. Twelve full page illustrations in b/w. 383 pages plus 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Spine lightly faded and lightly worn to top & tail. Corners lightly rubbed. Name stamp and erasure marks to free front endpaper. Scattered foxspots throughout. Hinges pulled but binding tight.
Blue decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. 287 pages, 32 page catalogue to rear. B/w text illustrations throughout. Catalogue to rear is dated September 1896. Spine and corners bumped, cloth slightly marked. Small booksellers sticker and a small white numbered sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light foxing and page corner tips creased.
Green pictorial cloth. 68 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light foxing and fingering to contents. Pencil writing to rear pastedown has been erased. Light tobacco smell to contents.
An Anthology of Victorian Children's books and periodicals. Full of colour & b/w illustrations, many full-page. Green boards, gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 240 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers and text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, a bit grubby and browned to spine.