Blackie & Son
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A story of Cornish nets and mines. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. vii + 352 pages + 48 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few spots to covers. Prize inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to textblock but also effecting the page margins.
A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic. Brown cloth with gilt title area and decorations. 10 b/w plates + 4 plans. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, small split to lower edge of spine on rear cover. Covers slightly grubby. Small patch of damage to edge of front free-endpaper. Some foxing and fingering to contents but generally a sound copy.
Or, A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 two-tone plates. 320 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some light scuffing to covers. Front fly-leaf (half-title) has been removed. Stitching pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Foxing to endpapers and catalogue.
Dark green pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384pp plus Blackie's Book List. A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. Early reprint. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing especially to endpapers and booklist pages. Ticks to illustration list. Plates all present and in very good condition.
Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 223 pages + 32 page booklist to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small splits in cloth at top and bottom of spine. Covers are marked and grubby. Some hinges are cracked. Name and date to front flyleaf. A little foxing. Grubby marks to some margins.
A country school, entirely of seniors, is suddenly invaded by five juniors, of 12 years old or less, accepted by the headmistress for various reasons. Green boards with red titles to spine. 240 pages. Spine a little bumped. Slight bump to top corner of first thirty pages. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little chipped. Rear panel is browned. Wrapper is generally grubby.
A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic. Brown cloth with gilt title area and decorations. 10 b/w plates + 4 plans. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine bumped and worn with small splits to top and bottom. Small split to cloth between top of spine and rear board. Board edges are rubbed. Couple of white marks to front cover. Gilt and colour in vignettee are a little faded. Rear cover is marked and has a few scratches. Several hinges are cracked leaving the binding a little loose. Foxing and some fingering to contents. Plates are all clean.
Through the Bombardment of Alexandria. Modern brown leather binding wth embossed titles. Raised bands to spine. Green endpapers. All edges are orange. 6 B/w illustrations. 288 pages. A few light marks to covers. Endpapers browned around edges. A few scattered foxspots. A slight smell of tobacco.
Or The Hero of the Vaughan Pit. A Tale of the Coal Mines. Green cloth, gilt titles. Decorations to front cover and spine. 304 pages. B/w plates. 6 b/w plates present, however, there is no frontis or illustration list - so can not confirm how many plates originally present. Possible that 1 plate is missing. Top and tail of spine have small nicks with fraying to cloth. Bookplate to front pastedown.
Dark green pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384pp plus Blackie's Book List. A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. Early reprint. Covers are scuffed, corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Joints cracked. 2 plates detached and one missing.
Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of the Times of Hannibal. Covers browned. Corners bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown. All plates present.
A tale of the Spanish Main. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles and bevelled edges. 12 b/w plates. 368 pages, 32 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Illustration to front cover rubbed, and title/decoration to spine rubbed away. Slight loss to top corner of front pastedown. Small repaired tear to lower margin of title-page. Contents foxed and fingered but generally clean.