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THE LITTLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND. by MINIATURE BOOK.: - Hardcover - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 35166)

THE LITTLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND.

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THE LITTLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND.

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London, Tilt & Bogue, Fleet Street, (1840).. In the Tilt's Hand-books for Children series, printed by Bradbury and Evans. Circa 1840, miniature book approximately 78 x 62 mm, 3 x 2½ inches (cover size), frontispiece of Queen Victoria on horseback, vignette on title page and 46 full page illustrations, printed 1 side only, pages: vi, 7-191, (1) - publisher's advert listing the first 12 titles in this series, ours being the last. Bound in the original publisher's green fine grained blind stamped cloth, gilt vignette of the Duke of Wellington to upper cover, gilt floral decoration to spine with gilt title, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Spine faded with 1 tiny water spot, gilt bright, child's name on front endpaper, very little faint brown spotting on plate page 6, plate page 121, and text page 12, tiny touch of pink paint on plate page 21 and plate page 29, pencilled comment mostly erased in upper margin of text page 40. Otherwise a very good copy. Short biographies of the kings and queens of England from William I to Victoria. The readers are advised to procure a medal struck in honour of Queen Victoria's marriage in 1840. Welsh, A Bibliography of Miniature Books No. 4453; Osborne I page 169; Bondy, Miniature Books page 66-67. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
35166
Title
THE LITTLE HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
Author
MINIATURE BOOK.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Tilt & Bogue, Fleet Street, (1840).
Keywords
miniature picture book illustrated history England Kings and queens children's

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Roger Middleton

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