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A GRAMMER OF GENERAL GEOGRAPHY  FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND YOUNG PERSONS WITH MAPS & ENGRAVINGS
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A GRAMMER OF GENERAL GEOGRAPHY FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND YOUNG PERSONS WITH MAPS & ENGRAVINGS

By Rev. J Goldsmith Edited By Edward Hughes F.R.G.S

London: Longman Brown Green & Longmans, 1852. pp. 335, working rotating world time dial, many fold out illustrations, black and white plates throughout. Original cloth hardback binding poor, with front board detached, general wear. Contents clean, paper lightly toned and a little fragile. A fair complete edition of this interesting insight into what was known of the world at this time.. Revised, Corrected and Greatly Enlarged. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$25.88

THE LITTLE DUKE  - RICHARD THE FEARLESS
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THE LITTLE DUKE - RICHARD THE FEARLESS

By Yonge, Charlotte Mary

London: Macmillan and Co., 1872. pp. 231, many b/w illustrations within. Original leather binding, good with a some general wear and rubbing. Contents good and tight, scattered spotting and toning to first and last few pages, no inscriptions, marbled endpapers with prize bookplate from Bedford County School to the front pastedown. A good copy.. New Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by R. Farren. 12mo (10 x 15cm). Book.

$32.35

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT OR TWO STRINGS TO YOUR BOW
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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT OR TWO STRINGS TO YOUR BOW

By Edgeworth, Maria

London: George Routledge & Co, 1857. 64 pages; b/w frontispiece plate and illustration to title page. Original hardback binding, very good with light wear and rubbing only. Contents clean and tight, early inscription to the front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. A very good copy of this rare title.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$84.12

THE GIRL'S OWN BOOK
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THE GIRL'S OWN BOOK

By Mrs Child

London: William Tegg & Co., 1858. 415 pages. Original hardback binding, rebacked with care, good. Contents clean and tight, new endpapers, edges gilt, no marks or inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$23.29

MY FIRST VOYAGE TO SOUTHERN SEAS
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MY FIRST VOYAGE TO SOUTHERN SEAS

By Kingston, W. H. G.

T. Nelson and Sons, 1860. pp. viii, 528 several colour plates with tissue guards throughout. Publisher's original red blind embossed binding with lettering and vignette to the front board and to the spine; binding clean and bright, with some rubbing and general fading. Contents clean and tight, original yellow endpapers, light spotting to tissue guards only, neat inscription dated 1860 to the front free endpaper. A very good clean copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$45.29

THE PATENT INDESTRUCTIBLE PRIMER. Illustrated with Forty Pictures
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THE PATENT INDESTRUCTIBLE PRIMER. Illustrated with Forty Pictures

By Not Given

London: Joseph Cundall, 1850. Printed on cloth with cloth covers; 15 numbered pages including hand-coloured frontispiece. Cloth covers somewhat worn and rubbed. Contents with some light water staining, some corners folded over, some of the illustrations with later juvenile hand colouring, , that to pages 10/11 in red and smudged; small neat gift inscription on paper (chipped) dated 1850 sewn onto head of title page. Very rare: no auction records; just one copy listed on Copac and that at the British Library. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo (12 x 17cm).

$232.94

A CHILD'S DREAM OF THE ZOO
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A CHILD'S DREAM OF THE ZOO

By Manning, William

London: George Routledge, 1889. 24 pages; 'with twelve illustrations by Ernest Griset Engraved and Printed by Edmund Evans.' Original card covers printed in grey, black and red; a little general wear and rubbing to edges, spine lightly chipped and rubbed, covers age marked, rear top corner with very small chip. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, a little reading wear and a few marks. A very good copy. Rare.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Ernest Griset. Small 4to (20 x 23cm).

$155.29

LA PETITE ENTREMETTEUSE; * ou, Une Faute Conduit à Plusieurs  [*The Little Medler]
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LA PETITE ENTREMETTEUSE; * ou, Une Faute Conduit à Plusieurs [*The Little Medler]

By Elliott, Mary

Londres [London]: Chez William Darton, 1829. Title continues: "Traduit de l'anglais de Marie Elliott, ; par A.F.E. Lépée ... ; enrichi de gravures en taille douce." 36 pages; folding frontispiece plate, partially hand-coloured; 2 futher plates. Original printed card wrappers, a little marked with a little rubbing, the front cover with the contemporary bookseller's label of T. Connolly 5 Chancery Place Dublin. Contents clean and tight, signature to the front inside cover of Sophie date 1847 (Loosely inserted is a charming manuscript prayer titled "Evening Prayer for Sophy" dated March 3 1843); to the base of the title page is the small bookseller's stamp of W. T. Matier, 2 Corn Market Belfast; nick to the final page, very slight reading wear. In very good condition. (Notes: - The asterisk in the title refers to a footnote on the t.p., which gives the English title as: The little meddler. The Printer's name appears at the foot of p. 36. ... ; De l'imprimerie de J. Masters ... 1829 References: Moon, Marjorie The children's books of Mary (Belson) Elliott 445.) . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 16mo (9 x 14cm).

$116.47

THE RIVAL SERENADERS A New Tale of a Tub
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THE RIVAL SERENADERS A New Tale of a Tub

By Novra, Lewis

London: The Artistic Lithographic Company , 1891. No date but name to inside front cover dated Xmas 1891.16 unnumbered pages; printed thick card covers, stiched with gold thread. Superb chromolithograhic illustrations by Edam throughout, pages thick paper. Very good with light general wear only; slight spotting. A very good copy of this charming Victorian children's book. Seemingly very scarce - no copies found on Copac, just one on Worldcat. The tale of rival minstrels. (Printed at the works on Munich No. 2872; publisher also given as The Art Lithographic Publishing Co. New York. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by W. H. Eclam. 12mo (12.5 x 15cm).

$142.35

SEVEN IMPS
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SEVEN IMPS

By Wallis, Kathleen

London: Digby, Long & Co., 1894. No date but illustrations dated 1894 and this date also cited by Copac. 104 pages; b/w illustrations by Matheew Stretch. Publisher's attractive pictorial cloth with a multi-coloured illustration of the Seven Imps to the front board, lettered in black and red, bevelled edges. Binding very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, original brown-coated end papers; first and last page a little browned, minimal spotting, no inscriptions. A very good bright copy of these rare title.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Matthew Stretch. 8vo (13 X 19cm).

$32.35

NANCY'S FANCIES A Story About Children

By Haverfield, E. L.

London: W. & R. Chambers, 1899. 263 pages + 32 pages of illustrated publisher's adverts; monotone frontispiece plate with tissue guard, three further plates all by Percy Tarrant. Publisher's highly attractive pictorial blue cloth, lettered in black and gilt; very good and bright with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, pages crisp, original end papers toned. A very good bright copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Percy Tarrant.

$15.53

PEARS' BLOTTING BOOK WITH DICTIONARY (15,000 WORDS) AND ATLAS (60 MAPS)
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PEARS' BLOTTING BOOK WITH DICTIONARY (15,000 WORDS) AND ATLAS (60 MAPS)

By Pear's

London: Pear's, 1897. No date but includes calendars for 1897, 98 and 99 so 1897 or 1896. 60 pages including adverts, colour printed maps of world and countries and blotting paper to the centre. All the plotting paper appears to be present and is unused. Brown cloth backed printed covers with colour on-lays to front and back; binding with a little rubbing and light wear to edges. Contents good and tight, paper toned. A very good copy. Scarce.. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to (22 x 27cm).

$41.41

THE GIRLHOOD OF SHAKESPEARE'S HEROINES A Series of Fifteen Tales...A New Edition, Condensed By Her Sister Sabilla Novello. With Nine Illustrations in Permanent photography, from Pictures by T. F. Dicksee and W. S. Herrick.
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THE GIRLHOOD OF SHAKESPEARE'S HEROINES A Series of Fifteen Tales...A New Edition, Condensed By Her Sister Sabilla Novello. With Nine Illustrations in Permanent photography, from Pictures by T. F. Dicksee and W. S. Herrick.

By Clarke, Mary Cowden

London: Bickers and Son, 1879. pp. [x], 456 + 18 publisher's catalogue; nine plates with original mounted photographs (all present and correct). All edges gilt. Original highly decorative blue cloth binding blocked in gilt and black, bevelled edges to the boards, very good and bright with lighty general wear only, a little more rubbed/worn to the head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, original yellow end papers, the front with small private bookplate, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by T. F. Dicksee and W. S. Herrick.. 8vo. Book.

$49.18

THE HISTORY OF SANDFORD AND MERTON: A Moral and Instructive Lesson for Young People.
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THE HISTORY OF SANDFORD AND MERTON: A Moral and Instructive Lesson for Young People.

By Day, Thomas

London: Thomas Allman and Son, 1850. A very good example in the original binding with particularly bright gilt, small format. No date but circa 1850 (inscription to front free end paper dated 1856). Pp. viii, 391; engraved frontispiece plate, engraved title page plate and four further engraved plates; letterpress title page. Blue textured cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine, blind stamped decoration to both boards,; very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, original pale yellow end papers, the front endpaper with a small neat contemporary inscription.. Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo (8 x 13.5cm).

$25.88

VIEWS OF THE CREATION
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VIEWS OF THE CREATION

By [Robinson, T. A.]

Dublin: Printed by John Jones, 40, South Great George's St., 1826. 180 pages, woodcut frontispiece plate. Contemporary full sheep binding, good with a little chipping to the head/tail of the spine, joints with superficial cracks but remain very strong. Contents clean and tight, paper crisp. Aimed at older children, the text explores the remarkable world of God's creation from both a scriptural and scientific perspective. Scarce. . Full Leather. Good. 12mo (9 x 14cm).

$187.64

SPEAKING LIKENESSES

By ossetti, Christina

London: Macmillan, 1874. First edition, first issue 1874, small 8vo,185 x 120 mm; pp. viii, 96. Frontispiece plate (with tissue guard), title vignette and 10 illustrations by Arthur Hughes. Original publisher's pictorial blue cloth, gilt illustration and lettering to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; all edges gilt; original brown coated endpapers. Binding very good with a little light rubbing to edges, lower corners slightly bumbed, cloth lightly marked to front board. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing, paper lightly toned. A very good first edition copy. Alice in Wonderland type fantasy stories.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Arthur Hughes.. 8vo.

$174.70

THE STEALERS OF LIGHT A Legend

By Maria Queen of Roumania

Lodon: Hodder & Stoughton, 1916. Pp. [iv], 190; complete with 2 tipped-in colour plates mounted on grey card with captioned tissue guards. Publisher's blue boards with gilt lettering and decoration, very good with a little general wear and rubbing, expertly and inconspicuously rebacked so binding strong and robust, lightly marked. Contents good and tight, original end papers, hinges good and strong, a little spotting/foxing to first and last few pages and end papers, gift inscription to front end paper dated Sep. 20 1926. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Small 4to.

$116.47

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE". Reflective People.
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE". Reflective People.

By Wingrave, Marion

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1881. A charming original colour (chromolithographic) plate dating to c. 1880 from May Blossom. The illustrations are by H. H. Emmerson depicting wonderfully nostalgic scenes. This plate is titled Reflective People. The paper is a very lightly toned, and lightly worn to edges, emininently suitable for framing. A strong and vibrant image. (Please note: this print has been taken from an incomplete and defective copy of the original book.). First Edition. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Emmerson, H. H.. 4to (20 x 25cm).

$12.94

CHILDREN'S FAIRY GEOGRAPHY OR A MERRY TRIP ROUND EUROPE

By Winslow, Forbes E

London: W. Skeffington & Son, 1879. "second thousand" to the title page - assumed first edition. 316 pages + 4 adverts; b/w in-text wood-engraved illustrations throughout. Original decorative green cloth binding blocked in black and gilt, bevelled edges to boards; all edges gilt; original yellow-coated end papers. Binding good with some general wear and rubbing, cloth a little marked, lightly frayed to head/tail of the spine and corners. Contents clean and tight, a few pages lightly worn/marked to edges. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.

$62.12

ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".
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ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COLOUR PLATE FROM "THE MAY BLOSSOM; THE PRINCESS AND HER PEOPLE".

By Wingrave, Marion

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1881. A charming original colour (chromolithographic) plate dating to c. 1880 from May Blossom. The illustrations are by H. H. Emmerson depicting wonderfully nostalgic scenes. This plate is titled The Princess and her Kittens . The paper is a very lightly toned, and lightly worn to edges, emininently suitable for framing. A strong and vibrant image. (Please note: this print has been taken from an incomplete and defective copy of the original book.). First Edition. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Emmerson, H. H.. 4to (20 x 25cm).

$10.35

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