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CRAGS OF DUTY
Written by Emilie Vaughan Smith. Illustrated by Harold Piffard.
Stock no. 2131346
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Circa 1914. Almost very good condition.

Pale green/blue pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning and spotting to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper; colour butterfly transfer to verso of frontis; some to inscription. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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PUFF AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Katharine Macquoid. Illustrated by W.J. Morgan.
Stock no. 2131054
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Circa 1888. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and two colour decorations. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Margin tear, with small loss to edge of front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Margin marks.

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THE ROYAL PROGRESS OF KING PEPITO
Written by Beatrix F. Cresswell. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2131018
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1889. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Chipping to cover edges and spine, with loss of paper cover. Damp stain to front cover. Rear joint is partially cracked. Endpapers are browned. Contents are still very good!

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OPPOSITE NEIGHBOURS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by W.J. Morgan.
Stock no. 2128345
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Peach pictorial cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers, with some scuffs. Some grubby marks and foxspots to pages.

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LOVING & GIVING
Written by Clare Dawson. Illustrated by Clare Dawson.
Stock no. 2123959
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red spine. Pictorial boards. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. Some browning to covers and pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few edge-tears and chips; browned.

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THE WORCESTER LIBER ALBUS
Written by James M. Wilson.
Stock no. 2123754
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1920. Almost very good condition.

Glimpses of Life in a Great Benedictine Monastery In The Fourteenth Century. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. Uneven fading and marks to covers. Bumping. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Some page browning and foxing.

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MISS CHILCOTT'S LEGACY
Written by H. Louisa Bedford. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1406459
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. circa 1906. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 3 b/w plates. Floral decorated endpapers. 215 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Bubbling to the cloth on rear panel. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing and margin marks. Couple of hinges are cracked.

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SHORT STORIES FOUNDED ON EUROPEAN HISTORY SPAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1406374
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. circa 1855. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with blind border to front and back and gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 226 pages. 5.5" x 4". Spine and corners are bumped. Small split in cloth of spine. Covers are a little scuffed. Name plate to front pastedown. Glue marks to front pastedown by label. Foxing, mainly to page edges and fingering to contents.

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PICTURES AND RHYMES FOR HOLIDAY TIMES
Written by R.P. Scott. Illustrated by L.V. Kramer.
Stock no. 1315501
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Good condition.

Large format. Grey boards with large pictorial onlay to front. A book of rhymes attractively illustrated in colour. Spine re-backed with red cloth. Cover edges worn. New black endpapers. Light foxing, page browning and fingering to margins but generally contents clean. A couple of small page margin tears.

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THE CHILD'S PICTORIAL ANNUAL VOLUME 1896
Written by Mrs. Molesworth; Theodore Wood; et al. Illustrated by W.J. Morgan; et al..
Stock no. 1505177
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1896. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth covers, red and black titles, small vignette of three girls. Colour and b/w text illustrations. Most illustrations by W.J. Morgan, many illustrations not attributed. First story is A Remarkable Chicken by Mrs. Molesworth. 192 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby. Some ripples to cloth (binding error?). Both joints starting to crack. Corner missing from page 15. Some browning and marks to contents but generally clean.

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THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
Written by Dr. Zwanziger.
Stock no. 1404720
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1914. Almost very good condition.

Illustrated in 27 coloured plates containing several hundreds of species. Large format. Pictorial front board. Red cloth spine. Translated form the original German text by Gerard K. Gude. Spine bumped and worn with a small hole in the cloth at the top and a few small marks. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges are scuffed. Front joint cracked showing webbing beneath in places. Light damp stain to bottom of prelims and visible on several other pages. Some foxing and page browning otherwise contents generally clean.

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PUPPY TAILS
Written by Richard Waylett. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1314820
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Good condition.

The Playtime Picture Books No. 4. Puppy dog verses. Small format (13 x 11cm). 10 full page colour illustrations by Aldin plus green/white illustrations to text. Red cloth spine, grey paper boards with red title to front and white puppy dog about to land in water. Covers are grubby with slight surface paper damage to the A of 'Tails' on front cover. Front joint is cracked causing front free-endpaper to be almost detached. Small tear to edge of title-page. Foxing throughout and a few pages affected by a small brown mark at edges (includes margins of two plates - although actual pictures unaffected). Still a decent copy of a scarce book.

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