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London: Chapman and Hall, 1835. Hardcover. Very Good/None. Wood engravings (frontis + many in text) by E. Landells. 137x107mm brown gilt cloth (tips worn/small splits at head & foot of spine) [2],x,480, [2]pp Printer statement on half-title verso: "Printed by C. Whiting, Beaufort House. The engravings by E. Landells." With advertisements on final leaf. All edges gilt, book-plates… Read more
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WONDERS OF THE WATERS Colored Plates

by Anon

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Published
1866 by inscription]
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Very Good
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London: Religious Tract Society, 1866 by inscription]. Hardcover. Very Good. Hand-coloured pictorial Title + h/c text illustrations. 132x102mm blue gilt pictorial blindstamped cloth All Edges Gilt iv +5 sections of 32pp separately paginated. Inscription to front end paper "The Library Hillmorton 1866". Contains: The Animalcule, The Coral-Maker, The Sea-Star, The Lobster and The Fish. Each section has… Read more
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London: Frederick Warne & Co, 1875 approx. Hardcover. Very Good. Colour plates (32) with 225 illustrations by Kronheim. 152x105mm blue cloth spine & yellow pictorial boards, not in Osborne.
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FRIEND MONKEY

by Travers, P.L. (Charles Keeping illustrator)

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Published
1972
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Fine
ISBN
9780001952409
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London: William Collins 1st edition, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Frontis & jacket by Charles Keeping. Octavo yellow/green cloth boards in illustrated dust jacket, 283pp + last page unnumbered. *By author of Mary Poppins - "You could say," says P.L. Travers, "that the book is the result of a long brooding on the idea of Hanuman, the monkey lord… Read more
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cover of PHIL'S MOTHER

PHIL'S MOTHER

by Thorne, Eglanton

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Published
1885 approx
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Fair
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London: Religious Tract Society, 1885 approx. Hardcover. Fair. Frontis + 2 further engraved plates by R. Taylor. Octavo very worn decorated cloth gilt (cloth slightly bubbled but hinges untorn, book block tight and well attached to covers) 160pp lacks front free endpaper, pastedown with prize inscription to William Cook dated 1888 who has copied inscription to back of… Read more
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cover of COME READING A Book of Prose for Young Readers

COME READING A Book of Prose for Young Readers

by Blishen, Edward editor

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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London: Michael Joseph 1st edition first printing, 1967. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket in colour by Brian Wildsmith. Octavo blue boards gilt spine in dust jacket (jacket with slight wear to corners and 2 tiny tears both without loss) xiv + 434pp. includes 65 items collected out of authors from long ago to the 1960's.
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cover of THE TRAVELS, VOYAGES, AND ADVENTURES OF GILBERT GO-AHEAD. Illustrated by engravings from original designs

THE TRAVELS, VOYAGES, AND ADVENTURES OF GILBERT GO-AHEAD. Illustrated by engravings from original designs

by Parley, Peter (Samuel Goodrich 1793-1860)

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Published
1857
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Good
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London: James Blackwood, 1857. Hardcover. Good. Engraved plates (frontis + 2 further plates) by Lossing-Barritt + text engravings and decorated initials. Octavo (163x102mm) dark green gilt leather (edges worn/head of spine chipped down to top of book block) All Edges Gilt, xi +[1] +247pp + vii index +16pp Catalogue of works for Christmas (1857) including this title on… Read more
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cover of FIRST HYMNS

FIRST HYMNS

by Seymour, Brenda Meredith (illustrator)

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Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780718803087
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London: Lutterworth Press, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Colour or black/white illustration to every page by Brenda Seymour. 129x93mm blue boards in V.G. dust jacket 40pp bright and clean throughout. *Hymns for children with charming illustrations.
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cover of OTHER STORIES

OTHER STORIES

by Knatchbull-Hugessen, E.H. (Lord Brabourne 1829-1893)

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Published
1880
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Good
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London: George Routledge and Sons, 1880. Hardcover. Good. Plates (6) by Ernest Griset. Octavo red gilt picture cloth lovely gilt carriage pulled by rabbits carrying wounded animals (tips worn, hinge with small vents, spine sunned) All edes gilt, [vi] +367pp +6pp publisher's catalogue. Not in Osborne.
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cover of WHAT SHALL I BE? or a Boy's Aim in Life [pictorial title "or a Boy's Choice of a Trade", cover title "What shall I be A Book for Boys"]

WHAT SHALL I BE? or a Boy's Aim in Life [pictorial title "or a Boy's Choice of a Trade", cover title "What shall I be A Book for Boys"]

by Anon [earlier edition attributed to A.L.O.E.]

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Published
1875
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Good
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London: T. Nelson and Sons, Paternoster Row, 1875. Hardcover. Good. Chromolith frontis & chromolith pictorial title. Octavo gilt green black-bordered cover and spine cloth on bevelled boards, lower board blind-stamped (tips worn spine bit rubbed but pictorial gilt lamp & book on spine still nice) 191pp (includes half title + both chromos +printed title + contents). Endpapers… Read more
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cover of THE BOOK OF TRADES or Circle of the Useful Arts. Illustrated by engravings and woodcuts. Fifth edition

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Glasgow: Richard Griffin & Co., and Thomas Tegg London, 1837. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplate frontispiece of sign-painter, extra copperplate titlepage with cameo of Mattrass Maker + 20 plates of different trades, engraved & some also drawn by John Miller + numerous text illlustrations. Small octavo brown cloth (tips worn, neatly rebacked with original spine laid on) [xii] +388pp… Read more
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cover of THE STORY OF PALISSY THE POTTER

THE STORY OF PALISSY THE POTTER

by Anon

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Published
1887
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Good
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London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1887. Hardcover. Good. Frontispiece. Octavo blue decorative cloth (tips worn/edges rubbed and spine a bit darkened) 119pp. Front free endpaper has purple stamp of the Ryecroft Wesleyan Band of Hope with a neat presentation to Fred Byard for Reciting Feb [18]93. Endpapers and first few and last few pages slightly foxed. *Story… Read more
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cover of TALES FROM OSCAR WILDE (contains Thhe Selfish Giant + The Happy Prince + The Remarkable Rocket

TALES FROM OSCAR WILDE (contains Thhe Selfish Giant + The Happy Prince + The Remarkable Rocket

by Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) retold by Stephanie Laslett

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780752531489
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Bath England: Parragon Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Full page coloured illustrations (85) + many other pages illustrated. 140x105mm blue pictorial boards in similar dust jacket (dust jacket seems to have cut down flaps as there are only very short turn-ins). Unpaginated but about 200 pages. Large text for children's easy reading. "This book belongs to Rosie… Read more
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cover of GIRLS TOGETHER A story of Australian School-Girl Life .. with four illustrations by G.W. Lambert

GIRLS TOGETHER A story of Australian School-Girl Life .. with four illustrations by G.W. Lambert

by Mack, Louise (Mrs. J.P. Creed 1870-1935)

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Published
1903 according to British Librar
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Very Good
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London: Andrew Melrose 2nd edition, 1903 according to British Library. Hardcover. Very Good. Plates (4) by G.W. Lambert. Octavo tan pictorial cloth, gilt titled to cover & spine (rear cover marked) All Edges Gilt. Half title + frontis + Title + contents +226pp +[6]pp Melrose list of Books for Girls. Names Frances & Lily Curtis to endpaper and… Read more
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cover of CHILDREN OF JAPAN

CHILDREN OF JAPAN

by Kelman, Janet Harvey

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Published
1914
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London: Oliphant, Anderson and Ferrier, 1914. Hardcover. Fair. Colour plates (8). Duodecimo blue blind-stamped cloth with coloured pictorial onlay (cloth rather grubby/edges worn) 93pp. Some margins fingered but generally clean to printed areas with no loose pages. Prize label with name crossed out to front pastedown. *Describes Japanese fairy tales and Japanese history and customs.
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cover of THE DOCTOR'S NIECE

THE DOCTOR'S NIECE

by Pollard, Eliza F

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1925 approx
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London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1925 approx. Hardcover. Very Good. Colour frontispiece. Octavo red decorated cloth (spine sunned/cover bit marked) 287pp +[2]pp book list. Corner of front free endpaper cut away else clean tight copy, no loose pages, no internal marks. *Historical fiction set in Brittany in the 18th century.
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cover of THE KING'S SWORD

THE KING'S SWORD

by Watson, Helen H

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1925 approx from booklist
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Good
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London: The Religious Tract Society, 1925 approx from booklist. Hardcover. Good/None. Colour frontis by M. York Shuter. Octavo red cloth with pictorial onlay spine decorated art nouveau style in black (slightly marked/spine bit sunned & torn at head for 11mm without loss) 184pp. Prize bookplate to free end paper of Braunton Congregational Sunday School given to Bernard Parkhouse… Read more
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cover of A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES [miniature edition]

A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES [miniature edition]

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
1989
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Very Good
ISBN
9780894717154
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Philadelphia & London: Running Press, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Dust jacket by Toby Schmidt interior design by Judith Barbour Osborne illustrated by Deidre Newman Griffin. Near miniature 76x61mm red boards in pictorial dust jacket (slight shelf rubbing/jacket near fine price unclippd and bar code still attached to flap) 64 poems on 137pp printed with decorated initial capitals in… Read more
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cover of SPECTACLE DE LA NATURE: or, NATURE DISPLAY'D. Being Discourses On such Particulars of Natural History, As were thought most proper To Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth. Illustrated with Copper Plates. Translated from the Original French, By Mr Humphreys. The Seventh Edition, Revised and Corrected [Vol.1-4] [Second Edition Vol.5-7]

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London: R. Francklin, C. Davis, and 4-5 others 7th edition (Vol.1-4), 2nd edition (Vol.5-7), 1750, 1749. Hardcover. Good. Copperplates (189 of 198 required in this edition, Vol.3 lacks 9 folding plates) - each volume has a frontis by A. Motte or R. Parr + mostly folding plates by various artists. Seven Volumes 12mo (175x110mm), brown roan on 5… Read more
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cover of SUMMER DAYS or The Cousins

SUMMER DAYS or The Cousins

by Anon

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Published
1853
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Good
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London, Edinburgh [ & New York]: T. Nelson and Sons 1st edition, 1853. Hardcover. Good. Engraved frontispiece and engraved pictorial titlepage with tissue guard. Small octavo original publisher's rose blind-stamped cloth with decoratively gilt title to cover (slight marks to covers but neat and tight) 127pp. Front endpaper inscribed Clara Anne Ballard May 30th 1857. Slight edge… Read more
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