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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).

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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).

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SIXTY YEARS A QUEEN
Written by Herbert Maxwell.
Stock no. 1320208
Published by Harmsworth Bros., Limited. Almost very good condition.

The history of Queen Victoria's reign. Large format. Cream cloth spine with gilt title and decoration. Blue cloth covers with gilt title to front. All edges gilt. 239 numbered pages. Chromolithograph frontis with tissue-guard, packed full of b/w photos and illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby with some splash marks from spilt drink. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Small damp stains affecting lower page margins of rear half of book. Rear free-endpaper is creased.

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WHEN MOTHER WAS A LITTLE GIRL
Written by Amy Blanchard; et al. Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Stock no. 1320201
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Cream decorated cloth with oval colour onlay and title label to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 25 gorgeous full-page chromolithograph illustrations (and other smaller illustrations). Covers are browned and edge worn with slight loss at base of spine. Hinges cracked and pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Some browning and foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper.

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A BOOK OF MODERN BALLADS
Written by E.B. Browning; W.S. Gilbert; F.E. Weatherly; et al. Illustrated by Alice Havers; J. Pauline Sunter.
Stock no. 2133907
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Circa 1895. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt and silver decorations to front cover. Chromolithos, some full-page. 40 pages. Some wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Hinge next to contents page is pulled. Some browning.

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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. 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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