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The Correspondance between Queen Victoria and Her Daughter Victoria, Empress of Germany, 1858-1901. Selected and introduced by Andrew Roberts. Blue cloth boards with elaborate blocked design to front board and spine, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
JEMIMA: THE PAINTINGS AND MEMOIRS OF A VICTORIAN LADY
Written by R. Fairley. Illustrated by Jemima Blackburn.
Stock no. 1822307
Published by Canongate. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Jemima Blackburn (1823-1909) was water-colourist of outstanding ability whose keen sense of observation gives a faithful and evocative picture of life in the nineteenth-century Scotland. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862411866. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine, lightly scuffed to rear panel.
Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w plates. Marks to covers, some fading and splash marks to spines. Some pencil underlining. Foxing and browning.
Red leather binding with gilt titles and vignette. Small format. Yellow endpapers. All edges gilt. Delightful full-page colour pictures plus b/w decorations to every page. Front cover is part-detached. Leather binding is rubbed/worn at spine and edges. Front joint cracked/almost broken. Front fly-leaf has been removed. A few neat entries in pencil and pen.
Sixth Edition (revised) in two volumes. Black cloth boards with red stripes top and tail, gilt title to spines, crest to front boards. All edges red. B/w illustrations. Top & tail of spines rubbed & frayed. Corners worn. Rear boards scuffed. Front joints starting to crack. Some annotation present mainly in volume 2.
Card wraps. With upwards of 100 illustrations. New (cloth) spine; original covers, which have browned; some tears and creasing; numbers in ink to bottom of front cover. Appears to be ex-lib., but with minimal markings. Foxing and marks.
VICTORIAN & EDWARDIAN LOCOMOTIVES
Written by David Baxter.
Stock no. 2133630
Published by Moorland Publishing. 1ST 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 086190169X.
Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.
OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.
A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.
A complete compendium of over 5000 items to furnish and decorate the Victorian home. The Victorian catalogue of household goods was first published in 1883. This is a facsimile of that edition. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. 328 pages. ISBN: 1851706380. Reprint. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded.
The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase lightly rubbed at corners.
The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in very good photographic slip case that has some bumping and wear to edges.