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CANADA
Written by J.G. Bourinot.
Stock no. 1322584
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

The Story of the Nations series. Subscription Edition. Blue cloth. Gilt titles. 463 pages. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Pull-out map of Canada has a small crease.

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SOCIETY IN THE NEW REIGN
Written by T.H.S. Escott.
Stock no. 2134951
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1904. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Spine is browned with chipping and fraying to cloth at top and tail. Corners are worn with some bumping. Small part of a newspaper cutting stuck to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Some page edge nicks. Contents are generally still very good.

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LONDON AT SCHOOL: THE STORY OF THE SCHOOL BOARD 1870-1904
Written by Hugh B. Philpott.
Stock no. 1820500
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1904. Good condition.

The story of the London School Board. Red cloth boards, black titles. B/w photos. Ex-lib with usual marks mainly to text block and front endpapers. Boards a little grubby. Spine browned and marked. Front joint starting to crack from base. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Text block browned. Contents generally clean.

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WALES
Written by Owen M. Edwards.
Stock no. 2128571
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1901. Very good condition.

The Story of the Nations series. School Leather Binding. Slightly raised bands to spine; gilt title and decorations. School crest/stamp to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine has faded. Wear to cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some spotting and foxing.

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THE WAY OF AN EAGLE
Written by Ethel M. Dell. Illustrated by Edmund Blampied.
Stock no. 2127413
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1916. Very good condition.

White cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Tissue guarded colour plates. 369 pages. Some grubby marks and a bit of browning to covers. Names in ink to verso of front endpaper and to half-title page. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges. All plates present.

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ROMAN LIFE UNDER THE CAESARS
Written by Emile Thomas.
Stock no. 2126488
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1899. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. bo Spine is browned/faded. Uneven marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Some foxing. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. A few hinges are pulled.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506407
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Poor condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small line indentation to top of front cover. Looks like an unsuccessful attempt has been made to clean the covers which are now part shiny/part matt and unevenly coloured and marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Frontis and one other plate MISSING, a few have small ink spots to them. Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506329
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at top and some loss of cloth from bottom edge. Heavy bumping to top corners, lower corners lightly bumped. Covers are grubby, front cover marked, rear cover scuffed. Gilt dulled on spine. Front joint badly cracked between front endpaper and following page, holding by binding threads. Top set of threads pulled affecting first couple of gatherings. Rear joint cracked showing webbing, one hinge cracked. Endpapers browned and lightly foxed, rear are also grubby, verso of front endpaper has splash marks and partial footprint. Tiny bookseller's label to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present, tissue guard to frontis heavily foxed.

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THE BROWNIES THROUGH THE UNION
Written by Palmer Cox. Illustrated by Palmer Cox.
Stock no. 1315830
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st UK 1895. Very good condition.

The Fifth Brownies book in which they travel around America. All text in rhyme. Pale brown mottled pictorial cloth with dark brown titles. B/w illustrations. 144 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some light fingering to contents but generally clean. Belongs to box neatly complete in ink.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1503431
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 4th 1902. Slightly better than good condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Lovely red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages. All edges red. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some marks to covers, top edge of front cover faded. Front joint a little cracked. Book plate to front endpaper. 1 plate is detached, 2 have colouring. Foxing and a few marks to contents.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (HENRY VII TO ELIZABETH)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312999
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2.5" of spine. Light scuff marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some messy colouring to the b/w illustrations. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (JAMES I TO EDWARD VII)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312998
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2" of spine. Light scratch marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Light pencil mark to rear endpaper. Some messy colour to the b/w illustrations, pencil doodles to one of the plates. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.

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