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THE GORILLA HUNTERS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1324649
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1901. Very good condition.

A Tale of the Wilds of Africa. New Edition. Red decorated cloth. Gilt title blocks. Ballantyne's Books For Boy's Series. Colour frontis and title page. 328 pages plus booklist, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped. Name plate to front pastedown, prize plate to front free-endpaper. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Endpapers are lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Contents clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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A RABBIT'S TALE
Written by G.R. Glasgow.
Stock no. 1323557
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

Very small square format. 3.75 x 3.25 inches. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Some slight wear to cover edges. Light page browning.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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THREE LITTLE MAIDS FROM SCHOOL
Written by Marie Boyle.
Stock no. 1323555
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Very small square format. 3.75 x 3.25 inches. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Slight rubbing/scuffing to covers, light white mark to title on front cover. A few small spots to contents, ink number (1875) written to front pastedown and light page browning else contents clean.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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SNAPDRAGON
Written by L. Haskell.
Stock no. 1323552
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

No. 1396. Very small square format. 3.75 x 3.25 inches. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Slight wear to cover edges. Light page browning.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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BELLS ACROSS THE SNOW
Written by Frances Ridley Havergal.
Stock no. 1323453
Published by Castell Brothers. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Chromolithograph illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Some pale browning to pages. One hinge is cracked. White dustwrapper is worn, torn and grubby, small tape repair to base of spine.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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EARLY DAYS FOR 1878
No author listed.
Stock no. 1323274
Published by Wesleyan Conference Office. 1878. Almost very good condition.

Third Series. Vol II. Cream bards with colour picture to front (girl sniffing a flower). 190 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Colour chromolithograph frontis. Spine and corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Covers grubby. Large but neat inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Some fingering and foxing but generally contents clean.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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TALES FROM NURSERY LAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Constance Haslewood.
Stock no. 1321519
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Good condition.

Pictorial boards. 64 pages. Colour illustrations. Re-backed with blue cloth spine. Covers are edge worn, scuffed and a little grubby. New endpapers. Contents are browned and well fingered.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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WHEN ALL IS YOUNG
Written by Robert Ellice Mack. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 2134716
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show young girl in a blue & white pinafore holding a baby and watching a kitten and puppy at her feet. Verse for children. Colour chromolithographic illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to cover edges, corners and spine. Scuffing and marks to covers. Has possibly been rebound or restitched at some point; the front fly-leaf is now missing. Foxing and marks to pages throughout. Illustrations are still bright.

Price: £58.00 £49.30.

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LITTLE BOOKS FOR LITTLE PEOPLE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320558
Published by Castell Brothers. Circa 1900. Very good condition.

Small box (11.5 x 9cm) containing 6 small rhyme books: Three Blind Mice, Little Blue Boy, Bo-Peep, The Man in the Moon, Baa! Baa! Black Sheep and Little Miss Muffett. Each book has pictorial cardwraps. Chromolithograph text illustrations. 3 of the books are lightly foxed on the covers. The box is just a little edge worn and lightly foxed.

Price: £150.00 £127.50.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE, THE CLEVER CATS, & C.
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320522
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Coloured picture book for the nursery. 11.5 x 8.5". Blue decorated cloth. 16 colour illustrations. Printed one side on untearable paper. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light damp stain to top 2" of rear cover. Endpapers browned. New front free-endpaper. Foxing and some grubby fingering, showing mainly on unprinted sides of pages. Small ink mark to one page (unprinted).

Price: £180.00 £153.00.

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TEN TALES WITHOUT A TITLE
Written by Edith Carrington. Illustrated by W. Weekes.
Stock no. 1320425
Published by Griffith Farran & Co.. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing a variety of animals looking at Raven on fence. 10 colour (chromolithograph) plates plus b/w text illustrations. 212 pages. Professionally re-backed, new spine bumped at head and tail. Covers are worn and grubby, some surface paper loss. New endpapers. Grubby fingermarks and foxing to contents. Lower corner of last page torn off (no text missing).

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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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.

Price: £250.00 £212.50.

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