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THE NURSERY RHYME BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1317995
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1897. Good condition.

Dark blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine. Gilt title to front cover. Grey pictorial endpapers. 288 pages, all edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Joints and some hinges are cracked. Grubby fingermarks to pages. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Some light foxing throughout.

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A BOY'S LIFE ABOARD SHIP
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317964
Published by Ward & Lock. Circa 1864. Good condition.

Told by Himself. Blue textured cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis with tissue-guard plus other plates. 202 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped, spine split at edges with slight fraying of cloth. Ink name stamps and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Hinges are cracked and pulled causing contents to be loose. Some light grubby marks to contents.

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THE STEADFAST GABRIEL
Written by Mary Howitt.
Stock no. 1317960
Published by William and Robert Chambers. Good condition.

A tale of Wichnor Wood. Small format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine and small gilt vignette to front cover. 215 pages. Frontis is a map of Wichnor Wood and Grublow. Spine bumped and worn. Covers are worn and grubby. Joints cracked. Contents are browned and grubby. Inner corners of pages are creased.

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LITTLE FOLKS 1888
Written by Theo Gift; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Walter Crane; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 1317887
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1888. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictiorial front board shows a boy and a girl ice-skating. Serial stories are: Little Oddity and King Penguin Land. Chromolithograph and tinted plates, b/w text illustrations. Covers are worn, grubby and foxed. Spine bumped. Front joint is partly broken. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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AUNT CHARLOTTE'S STORIES OF ENGLISH HISTORY
Written by Charlotte M. Yonge.
Stock no. 2131114
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. 1884. Very good condition.

For the Little Ones. Red cloth with black/gilt titles and decorations to covers. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Front joint a little cracked. Foxing and page browning. Some tobacco odour.

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A TRAMP ABROAD
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Mark Twain; W.F. Brown; True Williams; B. Day.
Stock no. 2131113
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1880. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth covers, black illustration and gilt titles to front and spine. Floral endpapers. 564 pages. 32 pages of adverts to rear dated August 1880, so this is a reprint edition in same year as first (first had a catalogue dated June 1880). 314 b/w illustrations to text throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of small splits to cloth at top of spine, which is also browned. A few small white 'splash' spots to covers. Foxing and margin marks.

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THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
Written by John Lovell; Johann Rudolph Wyss.
Stock no. 2131053
Published by Cassell, Petter And Galpin. Circa 1869. Almost very good condition.

Larger format. Purple cloth with gilt titles and gilt, orange and black decorations. B/w plates and one beautiful colour plate (Not listed in illustrations list). Spine and front cover are faded to various degrees. Some splash marks to front cover. Corners are bumped, with some chipping/fraying of cloth. Small name label stuck to front pastedown. Foxing. Musty odour to book.

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ONLY FIVE
Written by Ismay Thorn. Illustrated by T. Pym.
Stock no. 2131047
Published by John F. Shaw & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Or Pussie's Frolics in Farm and Field. Attractive blue pictorial cloth. B/w frontis and illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting and marks to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing.

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THE ROYAL PROGRESS OF KING PEPITO
Written by Beatrix F. Cresswell. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2131018
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1889. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Chipping to cover edges and spine, with loss of paper cover. Damp stain to front cover. Rear joint is partially cracked. Endpapers are browned. Contents are still very good!

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NURSE'S MEMORIES
Written by Charlotte M. Yonge. Illustrated by Fred Marriott; Florence Maplestone.
Stock no. 2130936
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1888. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Grey floral decorated endpapers. Chromolithograph and b/w illustrations. 38 pages. Scuffing and wear to covers. A few hinges are pulled. Margin marks.

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MENHARDOC
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by C.J. Staniland.
Stock no. 2130854
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.

A story of Cornish nets and mines. New Edition. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages and 32 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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MY MOTHER
Written by Comus; R.M. Ballantyne; Ann Taylor.
Stock no. 2130362
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1857. Good condition.

An adaptation of the poem by Ann Taylor, with a prose version and two musical settings. Comus is the pseudonym for R.M.Ballantyne. Large format. Green embossed cloth with gilt title and vignette to front cover. 32 pages. 8 attractive colour plates. The story of a kitten. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and uneven fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Creasing and a few margin tears, foxing, including to plate pages. Frontis is very creased; appears to at one time have been folded. Some damp marks. A reading copy.

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