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MRS. LEICESTER'S SCHOOL
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb.
Stock no. 987050
Published by Baldwin And Cradock. 1836. Good condition.

The History of Several Young Ladies Related by Themselves. No authors named but believed to be Charles and Mary Lamb. B/w frontis, engraved title page. 11th edition, revised and improved. Pages: xi, 172, 8. Red leather spine, marbled boards. Contents very good indeed but front cover almost detached and spine worn.

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LITTLE SUNBEAMS
Written by Joanna H. Matthews.
Stock no. 987567
Published by James Nisbet. 1885. Slightly better than good condition.

New Edition. Pages: vii, 551. Original red pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. 5 colour plates. Golden Ladder series. Half-title has small edge-tear. Prelims lightly foxed. Joints slightly cracked.

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WHEN LONDON BURNED
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Finnemore.
Stock no. 987834
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue and gilt pictorial cloth. Grey endpapers. 12 b/w plates. 388 pages plus 32 page booklist. A Story of Restoration Times and the Great Fire. Undated but pre 1910. Corners worn. All plates present.

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THE ANIMAL WHY BOOK
Written by W.P. Pycraft. Illustrated by Edwin Noble.
Stock no. 988076
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1909. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Original pictorial paper boards with brown cloth spine. 15 tipped-in vivid colour plates (2 panels on each page), plus b/w vignettes. Contents in general very good but one page has a closed tear and there are biro tick marks to contents page. Corners worn.

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LES SOIREES D'HIVER
No author listed.
Stock no. 988289
Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Pages:235. Original red elaborately decorated and embossed cloth, all edges gilt. 12 lithograph plates. A few foxspots to contents. Title page missing else contents very good. Undated but possibly 1850s.

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SIR TIMOTHY TAPERTAIL
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 988416
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. 1st 1916. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine. Brown pictorial boards. Colour plates. Brown and white illustrations. Name stamp to front pastedown. Corners worn. Board edges rubbed and coloured to match. Contents clean.

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THE COTTAGER'S FRIEND VOLUME VI AND VII
No author listed.
Stock no. 989109
Published by John Mason. 1842. Very good condition.

The Cottager's Friend and Guide of the Young for the Years 1842 and 1843 (2 volumes in 1) Pages: 196, 196. Contemporary three-quarter red leather with gilt lettering on spine, marbled boards. Engraved frontispieces. Corners worn.

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DEVON BOYS
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 989110
Published by Blackie & Son. 1st 1887. Good condition.

A Tale of the North Shore. Pages: 384. Three-quarter leather binding with marbled endpapers and edges. 12 b/w plates by Gordon Browne. Contents very good indeed. Boards worn. Front board almost detached.

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A COUNTESS FROM CANADA
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by Cyrus Cuneo.
Stock no. 989735
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth, brown titles and borders. 4 b/w plates. vi + 360 pages. Reprint (The first edition of this book was in 1910, but this copy dated about 1930 by the Angela Brazil titles advertised on the rear of the jacket.) A very few foxspots to outer page edges. A superb copy in bright original wrapper.

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PERONNIK L'IDIOT
Written by Emile Souvestre.
Stock no. 990309
Published by Waldorf-Spielzeug. Very good condition.

A French (Brittany) Folk tale. Text in French. Pages: 37. Original paper wrappers. With french-German glossary. Book: Ex-lib. Minimal stamps.

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NURSERY RHYMES WITH SAUC(E)Y ENDINGS
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees.
Stock no. 990430
Good condition.

12 page pamphlet, original card wrappers. 12 colour plates by E. Dorothy Rees. Traditional nursery rhymes adapted to include references to H. P. Sauce. Contents very good but disbound. Corners worn. Address in ink to inside of front cover. Covers slightly grubby.

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A SELECTION FROM LORD CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS
Written by Isidore Brasseur; Lord Chesterfield.
Stock no. 990469
Published by Barthes And Lowell. 1841. Very good condition.

Pages:viii, 194, plus errata page. Bound in original green buckram with rectangular title on front cover in gilt. Embracing the most appropriate passages prepared for translation into French for the use of schools.

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