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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
Written by Mary Godolphin.
Stock no. 1318655
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. 94 pages. B/w text illustrations. Covers are edge worn, spine bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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RUSSIAN TALES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Alexei Tolstoy. Illustrated by K. Kouznetsov.
Stock no. 1318520
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st UK 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

51 short Russian folk tales. Green cloth with black titles and vignettes. B/w text illustrations throughout. 195 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading and foxing to cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with some loss to spine and corners. Stain to centre of wrapper spine which goes onto rear panel a little too.

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EVERY GIRL'S STORIES
Written by Grace Aguilar; Maria Edgeworth; E.H. Knatchbull-Hugessen; et al. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway; et al..
Stock no. 1317889
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1896. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis by Kate Greenaway. B/w illustrations throughout. 501 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small name in ink to front free-endpaper and prize inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Lower corner of rear cover and of most page corner tips damaged from a fire. Foxing throughout.

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ELSIE AT THE WORLD'S FAIR
Written by Martha Finley.
Stock no. 1608406
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. 259 pages. Spine bumped. Foxing to outer page edges, prelims and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine and edge chipped with a little loss.

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THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN
Written by William Cowper. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1314423
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

One of R. Caldecott's Picture Books. Small, square format. (5.5 x 4.5"). Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Slight discolouration to rear cover. Browning and foxing to prelims and last few pages. Contents clean. Also comes with a letter from the publishers confirming that only 4 titles of these small size Caldecott books were printed.

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THE FAR ISLAND
Written by M. Pardoe. Illustrated by R. Turvey.
Stock no. 1314175
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Green cloth, brown titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. The authors first book. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to endpapers/textblock. A few light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY TALES
Written by A. Pitt-Kethley.
Stock no. 1503263
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Told chiefly in words of one syllable for young children. Cloth spine with black title, colour pictorial boards. 25 illustrations (incl. covers). 15 stories including Cinderella, Blue-Beard, Puss in Boots, Three Bears etc. 94 pages. Spine bumped. Corners and cover edges are bumped and worn. Some marks to covers. A few hinges cracked so binding feels weak. Grubby marks to title page, endpapers and margins. Foxing to front endpaper.

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R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1402766
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Contains: The Diverting History of John Gilpin; The House That Jack Built; the Babes In The Wood; An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog. Brown and red pictorial cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. All edges red. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some bumping to cover edges. Covers are grubby. Name on a label to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers. Page browning and the occasional light mark otherwise contents are generally clean.

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AUCASSIN AND NICOLETE
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Gilbert James.
Stock no. 1502187
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1905. Slightly better than good condition.

The Photogravure Series. Attractive green cloth covers with gilt titles. 12 b/w tissue-guarded photogravures. 91 pages. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. 0.5cm missing from base of spine. Covers a bit grubby, spine browned. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Tissue guard missing from frontis. Browning throughout and a little foxing. All plates present.

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LITTLE HEARTS
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 2113053
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Cream boards with small colour pictures. Colour & b/w illustrations. Recased and restitched. Wear and fading to spine. Cover edges and corners are bumped and scuffed. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Grubby marks to outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.

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THE TWO ELSIES
Written by Martha Finley.
Stock no. 2112777
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. 302 pages. A few marks to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING.

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ELSIE'S HOLIDAYS AT ROSELANDS
Written by Martha Finley.
Stock no. 2111409
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. Bumping and some fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; edge-creased with chipping and small tears; a little loss.

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