Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.
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Merrie Games in Rhyme from Ye Olden Time. Grey pictorial boards, red and yellow title to front, yellow title to spine. Every page elaborately decorated in red and black. Instructions for the songs and games. Boards a little grubby and rubbed at corners. Hinges are pulled wide but binding is still holding. Grubby marks and browning to contents.
THE ORIGINAL POEMS AND OTHERS
Written by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor; Adelaide O'Keeffe. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford.
Stock no. 1323356
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. Circa 1903. Very good condition.
Blue cloth with gilt/white/brown decorations, gilt titles. Colour frontis & title page and other b/w plates. xl and 414 numbered pages. Edited by E.V. Lucas. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight rubbing to cover edges. Joints cracked. Foxing to endpapers. Musty smell to contents.
Pictorial boards. 136 pages. 3 colour plates and 3 b/w plates. Covers are edge rubbed, 1" split to top of spine has been glue repaired. Prize inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Tobacco smell to contents.
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SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1900
No author listed. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; A.G. Walker; W.H.C. Groome; Helen Miles; George Woolliscroft Rhead; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2133964
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1900. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth boards with white decorative borders and embossed white illustration of girl and boy to front. Bevelled edges. Colour frontispiece entitled 'Preparing for the Flower Service'. B/w illustrations by various artists. 412 pages plus 24 page publisher advert to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to over edges. A few marks to covers and uneven fading to rear. Reward plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.
Peach pictorial binding, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 258 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Compass(?) hole to rear cover, and some scratching of cloth to front cover. Rear joint is broken at top half. Vertical crease to front free-endpaper and prelims. Foxing throughout. Large tears to preliminary pages.
Red cloth spine. Red and yellow boards with an onlay of winter scene of family with horse and carriage approaching. Adverts to rear cover. 13 colour plates and b/w illustrations. 164 pages. 9.5 x 7.25". Boards browned, edges rubbed, corners worn. Front joint cracked and weak. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few margin marks.
Black textured cloth, gilt title to spine.Beautiful chromolithograph plates. B/w text illustrations. Contains January 1892 to December 1893. Spine bumped and worn with splits to bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Covers a little marked. Joints beginning to crack. Some hinges cracked. Front endpaper missing. A few pages are partially detached. Foxing throughout, especially to endpapers. Grubby margin marks. Closed tear to top of one page.
Green cloth, front cover has black borders and decorations around gilt title box. 13 chromolithograph plates plus b/w illustrations. 164 pages plus publication list. Spine bumped with tiny nicks to cloth at base. A little wear to corners. Spine slightly darkened. Odd small mark to covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Light browning to verso of frontis and to one of publication pages at end of book. Light foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. One gathering pulled, pages 131-138. Contents generally clean.
Blue/grey cloth with black decoration around gilt title block to front. 13 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. 164 pages plus publication list. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine slightly faded. Odd small mark to covers. Both joints cracked. First gathering pulled. Front endpaper browned. A little foxing. Contents generally clean. All plates present.
Large format. Green pictorial boards. Full-page illustrations with words to find for each letter of the alphabet. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some slight grubbiness to covers. Foxing to endpapers. Page edge browning and some grubby fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.
Red cloth, black decoration to front with gilt title-box. 13 chromolithograph plates. 164 pages. Plus 32 page catalogue. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine slightly browned/faded. Damp mark to lower corner of rear cover. Front joint cracked. Front endpaper is MISSING. Faint erased writing to verso of frontis. Gathering in publication pages at end pulled. Browning, mainly to endpapers and publication pages. Some foxing. Contents generally clean. All plates present, frontis partially detached and margin tear to last plate.
Contains January 1884 to December 1885. Dark spine with gilt raised bands and titles, red title block. Grey boards, dark corners. 26 mounted colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Wear to spine and corners. Covers grubby and marked. Dark outlines to front endpaper of something previously kept in box. Rear joint just starting to crack. Ink writing to verso of front endpaper. Some foxing, marks and small margin tears to contents. Browning, mainly to pages opposite plates. 25 plates present, one has margin tear and one has margin loss.