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THE ANIMALS' TRIP TO SEA
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson.
Stock no. 2133487
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Being a true and veracious history of the eventful voyage of the S.S.Crocodile from Nowhere in particular to Anywhere in general. Large oblong format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners, some chipping. Scuff marks to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked. Page edge browning. Contents are still very good.

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SOME OLD LOVE SONGS
Written by Thomas Lodge; George Wither; et al. Illustrated by Alice Havers.
Stock no. 1319267
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title and decoration to front cover. Lovely chromolithograph and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light page browning, foxing to front endpapers. Some hinges are cracked causing contents to be a little loose.

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GOOSEY GANDER
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by Jane M. Dealy.
Stock no. 1319129
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. 1st Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial covers. Small format, 6.25 x 5". Chromolithographs and rhymes. Sepia text. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers grubby and marked. Staples rusty. A couple of the chromolithographs have small spots of surface paper damage, assume they have been lightly stuck to page opposite. Contents clean but browned with a few fox spots. Not dated but British Library say possibly 1884.

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GOOSEY GANDER
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by Jane M. Dealy.
Stock no. 1319125
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. 1st Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial covers. Small format, 6.25 x 5". Chromolithographs and rhymes. Sepia text. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby and lightly browned. Staples rusty. Browning to verso of frontis. Some foxing and light browning to contents. A few light fingermarks to margins. A couple of the chromolithographs have small spots of surface paper damage, assume they have been lightly stuck to page opposite. Not dated but British Library say possibly 1884.

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MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES
Written by F.E. Weatherly.
Stock no. 1318965
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Large format. 13 x 10 inches. Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. 8 chromolitho moveable pictures. Pull the tab and the picture changes. B/w illustrations. Text in verse. Spine bumped and some light rubbing to cover edges. A few light spots to front edge of spine and some light scuffing to rear cover. Generally covers bright. Joints are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. The second moveable image is not working - could possibly be repaired. Otherwise, all others in excellent working order. Some light foxing and page browning and the pull-tabs are just a little grubby from fingering. Overall a super copy of a scarce moveable book.

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IN ARCADY
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 1318035
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Very good condition.

Small format (5 x 4"). White pictorial cardwraps. Chromolithograph illustrations. All edges gilt. Covers slightly grubby. Some light page browning/foxing else contents clean. Tiny booksellers sticker to inside front cover.

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THIS LITTLE PIG WENT TO MARKET A TALE IN FIVE CURLS
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by W. Weekes.
Stock no. 2131122
Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Stiff card covers. Chromolithograph illustrations. Binding has possibly at one time been neatly repaired. Wear to spine. A few marks to covers, including inscription in ink to top of front cover. Inscription in ink also to title page. Some 'spotting' to illustrations - it appears that there has been some transfer of colour to text pages opposite.

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THE DEAR OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Constance Haslewood.
Stock no. 2131041
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1904. Very good condition.

Large format. Red/brown cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Beautiful chromolithograph plates and b/w illustrations throughout. Wear an bumping to cover edges and corners. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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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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GRANNY'S STORY BOX
No author listed. Illustrated by Marie Seymour Lucas.
Stock no. 2129854
Published by Griffith Farran Okeden & Welsh. 1st 1889. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover. 15 chromolithograph plates plus 100 b/w text illustrations. 85 pages. First story is "The Orange Witch". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers. Grubby marks and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Surface paper lifting/damage to some plates.

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SHORT TALES FROM STORYLAND
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by Mrs Seymour Lucas; Eveline Lance.
Stock no. 2127776
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

A volume of thirty stories by Everett-Green. Maroon cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl trying on a bonnet. 6 chromolithograph plates, b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Wear to spine and cover edges. Some bumping. Scuff marks to covers. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Grubby margin marks.

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TALES AND RHYMES FOR HAPPY TIMES
Written by Dorothy Arnold.
Stock no. 2127500
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Almost very good condition.

Short stories and rhymes. Large format 12.5 x 10.25". Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows Santa Claus. 4 full page chromolithographs and 80 b/w engravings. 64 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some browning and marks to spine; chipping and a little fraying to cloth at top and tail. Scuff marks to covers. Joints are a little cracked. Browning to endpapers; some foxing; a few grubby margin marks. Light pencil colouring to prelims; partially erased.

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