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THE DWELLERS ON THE NILE
Written by E.A. Wallis Budge.
Stock no. 1819471
Published by The Religious Tract Society. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Chapters on the Life, History, Religion, and Literature of the Ancient Egyptians. 11 b/w plates plus 38 illustrations in the text. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. xxxii and 326 pages including index. Spine browned and worn at top & tail. Front board unevenly browned, rear board a little marked. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned. All plates present.

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NECESSITY & CONTRIVANCE; OR, FOOD, CLOTHING, AND SHELTER
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318926
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1853. Very good condition.

Brown embossed cloth with gilt titles and decoration. B/w frontis and text illustrations. 232 pages plus 2 page publication list to rear. Yellow endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Cloth faded and a little marked. Foxing to contents. Small binders sticker to rear pastedown (Baxter Binder). Two pages (58&59) have a light brown stain where a flower was pressed in the book.

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THE FLOWERS OF THE FOREST
Written by Mrs. Sherwood.
Stock no. 1318824
Published by The Religious Tract Society. 4th 1836. Almost very good condition.

Black leather spine and corners with gilt title on spine. Marbled boards. 108 pages, all edges gilt. B/w frontis and text illustrations. Marble effect endpapers to match boards. Spine and corners are slightly worn and rubbed. Some scuffing to boards. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Joints cracked. Contents clean.

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THE CHILD'S COMPANION AND JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318823
Published by The Religious Tract Society. 1858 Good condition.

New Series. Small format. Brown embossed clotgh with gilt title to spine. Colour Kronheim frontis and b/w engravings. 380 pages. Cream endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine faded. Front joint is cracked. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Some light foxing and fingering.

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THE CHAIN OF LIFE IN GEOLOGICAL TIME
Written by J.W. Dawson.
Stock no. 2132740
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1880. Very good condition.

Dark grey cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. A Sketch of the Origin and Succession of Animals and Plants. B/w illustrations. Spine is bumped, with browning. Corners are bumped. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE SWEET STORY OF OLD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318698
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1861. Almost very good condition.

A book of bible stories. Green embossed cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. 3 Kronheim plates with tissue-guards plus b/w illustrations to the start of each chapter. 164 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some fingermarks to page margins. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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A FATHER'S LETTERS TO HIS SON UPON HIS COMING OF AGE
Written by Rev. Dr. Urwick.
Stock no. 1318697
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1903. Almost very good condition.

Purple cloth, gilt title to spine. 117 pages, publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded and speckled with tiny black spots. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Musty smell to contents (possibly tobacco?).

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DICKIE'S MISFORTUNE AND OTHER STORIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318033
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1881. Good condition.

Small format (5 x 3.5"). Pictorial cardwraps. 96 pages. B/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn with slight loss and just a little grubby. Two inscriptions in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents but generally clean.

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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by A.R. Buckland; A.L. Haydon; Henry C. Moore; et al.
Stock no. 1317900
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1917. Very good condition.

Pale green pictorial cloth. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 384 pages. First story is "The Frolic of the Spitfire" by Haydon. Spine and corners bumped. Small erasure patch to top corner of front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing, mainly to outer page edges.

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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by A.R. Buckland; Stanley Portal Hyatt; Talbot Baines Reed; F. Whymper; et al.
Stock no. 1317898
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1914. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 383 numbered pages. First story is "The Stone Hippopotamus" by Hyatt. Spine bumped. Tiny indentation to fore-edges of covers. Small mark to rear edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents.

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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by Alfred Colbeck; A.L. Haydon; Violet M. Methley; et al.
Stock no. 1317897
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1918. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 320 pages. First story is "Von Katsch's Black Magic" by Colbeck. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout, mainly to page edges. Light page browning.

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EASY STEPS FOR LITTLE FOLKS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131359
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1904. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Large format. Stiff card covers. Pictorial front cover show two children sitting on a bench looking at a book, with sunflowers in the background. B/w illustrations. Chipping and some loss to cloth at top and tail of spine. Corners are bumped, with chipping. Binding weak; stitching is starting to come loose in a few places. Bookplate to inside front cover. Foxing and grubby marks. A reading copy.

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