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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Jonathan Swift; John Francis Waller. Illustrated by T. Morten.
Stock no. 2132803
Published by Cassell Petter & Galpin. Circa 1864. Good condition.

With explanatory notes and a life of the author by Waller. Black leather spine and corners, gilt title and raised bands to spine. Marbled boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations, many full-page. 352 + xliii pages. Corners worn with slight loss of leather. Spine edges rubbed. Boards rubbed with some loss of colour. Pages browned. some more than others. Occasional foxspots. Overall a decent copy for its age.

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LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Reginald B. Birch.
Stock no. 1318803
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1907. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 269 pages plus catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby, spine slightly darkened, spot of ink(?) to front edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout and some grubby fingermarks.

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PHILIP AND ARTHUR, OR THE CHATTERTON CHILDREN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318795
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1867. Almost very good condition.

Very small format (4.5 x 3"). Green embossed cloth covered cardwraps with gilt vignette to front. 96 pages, all edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. Colour frontis. Covers edge rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Musty smell to contents.

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THE BASKET OF FLOWERS
Written by Christoph Von Schmid.
Stock no. 1318794
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1860. Almost very good condition.

A Tale for the Young. Translated from the French by J.H. St. Lilac embossed cloth with gilt. Cream endpapers. 4 b/w plates. 186 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby with faded spine. Front free-endpaper removed. Name and address in ink to verso of frontis. Some grubby marks to contents.

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ALWAYS HAPPY!
Written by Maria Elizabeth Budden.
Stock no. 1318793
Published by Grant and Griffith. 1850. Good condition.

Or, anecdotes of Felix and his sister Serena written for her children by a Mother. 16th edition. Small format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 172 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. B/w frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight damp staining and light marks to covers. Foxing and page browning to contents. Musty smell to contents.

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SHORT STORIES FROM EUROPEAN HISTORY - SWEDEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318790
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1851. Almost very good condition.

Small fromat. Embossed grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Yellow endpapers. 198 pages plus publication list to rear. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Musty smell to contents.

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AUNT SALLY'S LIFE
Written by Margaret Gatty.
Stock no. 1318769
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1876. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Blue cloth, gilt title and embossed decorations. B/w plates. 85 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some darkening to spine and cover edges. Name and address in pencil to front free-endpaper. First text page is detached at lower 2". Some grubby fingermarks to contents.

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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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