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London: Clifton Chambers and Co. Small sized hard backed book, but quite thick with 512 pages. Printed on thick paper, yellowing slightly with age. Red boards with a black design to the front, back and spine. Raised title to the spine. No date but circa 1880. Red page edges. Small sign of wear to one corner at the base of… Read more
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The Old Gospel Ever New - the Story of Naaman or Sin and Its Cure

by Charles Bullock B. D.

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Very Good
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London: Home Words Publishing Office A beautifully published book. Blue boards with gilt title and gilt and black design to the cover. Bright gilt title to the spine. 148 clean firm pages plus adverts. frontispiece line sketch of the 'source of the Nile'. No date but a beautifully scripted gift sentement reads 'As a momento of her confirmation to Agnes… Read more
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Oliver Wyndham - A Tale of the Great Plague

by Annie Webb (aka Webb- Peploe 1805 - 1880)

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Published
1878
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Very Good
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London: Hodder and Staughton, 1878. Decorated green boards. Gilt title and gilt embossing. Decorated spine also with gilt title and design. Age spotting to the ffep. 352 page. Back hinge cracking but holding. A handsome book. Size: 6m5in x 4.5in. Hard Back. Very Good. Classic.
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Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others

by Thomas Bewick

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Published
1871
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£102.08

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London: Bickers & Son, 1871. The book is a bright blue cloth decorated in gilt and orange, showing a pictorial motif in the middle of a lamb and a lion in gold. The cover is complete, showing some whitening spots. The corners are rubbed at the tips as is the top and base of the spine.The opening page has a… Read more
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Haunted Hearts

by Maria S. Cummins

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Riley Books
Published
1864
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Good
Edition
First
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£74.86

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Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1864. vol 720 of the 'Collection of British Authors'. Green hard back book with banded spine. The title and author to the spine. Gilt line decoration to the spine. Marbled end pagess. 378 pages. Some light age spotting to first 28 pages. Some rubbing to the board edges, and light rubbing to the board face. Please note… Read more
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The Gambler's Wife

by Mrs Grey

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Good
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£12.25

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London: Ward Lock Green boards with a gilt decoration and title to the cover. Gilt title and decoration to the spine. Bevelled board edges. Gilt top page edge. Rough-cut pages. 415 pages plus book adverts. no date but prize certificate to inner cover dated 1897. Some light age spotting throughout the book. A good reading copy.. Hard Back. Good. Collectable… Read more
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U K: R. Denham Deep red boards with gilt title and decoration to the spine. Gilt page edges. 301 clean pages. Line drawing portraits of Mary Somerville, Hariet Martineau, Felicia Hemans. no date. circa 1900. A clean, firm copy of this book.. Hard Back. Very Good. BiographIcal History.
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£20.42
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Odd

by Amy le Feuvre

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Good
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£10.89

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London: The Religious Tract Society Grey pictorial boards showing a lady playing a (church) organ. Title to the spine and another picture of a man and child. 160 pages printed on heavy paper. Some line drawing illustrations. Spine becoming broken at page 100 but pages holding well. no date but an inscription to ffep is dated 1907.. Hard Back. Good.… Read more
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How Trip Won His V. C.

by Stepney Rawson

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Fair
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£12.25

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London: John F. Shaw Red illustrated boards showing a man/youth rock climbing. Title to the front and spine. Some childs drawings of a football pitch and winners trophy (?) to the ffep, inner cover and a sentence about football acoss the title page. Page 83 has become detatched but all the other pages are firm. (hence the low price) no… Read more
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Harry's Discipline

by Laura M. Lane

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Riley Books
Published
1891
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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£34.03

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London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1891. Dark blue boards with a bright gilt title to the front and spine. Decorated with gilt boxes (faded) 150 very clean pages plus book adverts. Tissue protected frontispiece. Some black/white plates.Some age spotting to the title page and ffep but clear of this throughout. The cover and spine are sound. A firm neat… Read more
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Jacob's Sunbeam

by H Burch

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Riley Books
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Good
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£19.06

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London: The Religious Tract Soc Red boards with a coloured drawing of two children and a dog running. The boards are firm.Some small and light ares of age whiteing no date but circa 1905. 80 pages printed on high quality paper plus books for children adverts. Pages darkening to the edges and centre slightly. Coloured frontispiece of three children in… Read more
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Everyday Battles or Fighting the Foe

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Good
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London: John F. Shaw no date but circa 1885. Blue decorated boards with a lovely coloured floral design to the front and spine. The title is black in a gilt oblong. The spine and boards are in sound condition eith only very minor wear to the corners and a slight softening to the spine ends. 343 pages browning lightly to… Read more
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The Orphans of Merton Hall

by Emile Brodie

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Good
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£10.89

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London: The Religious Tract Soc Grey boards with a picture of four figures coloured in two tone - orange and black line drawing. The title is to the front in gilt. Title to the spine - faded. 192 pages plus book adverts. no date but circa 1905. Illustrations to the chapter headings and some black and white plates through the… Read more
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A Bubble Fortune

by Sarah Tytler

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Riley Books
Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£272.22

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London: Hutchinson & Co (publishers) Ltd, 1893. Sarah Tytler (Henrietta Keddie) 1827 - 1914. A very good copy of this rare book. Red decorated boards. Decorated spine. Design of flowers and leaves to the cover, title in gilt. Title in gilt box to the spine also decorated with flowers. Corners sharp. Boards clean.Gilt edge to pages. 319 clean pages plus… Read more
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Echoes of Heart Whispers

by Esther Charlotte Anne Allen

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Published
1867
Condition
Good
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£57.17

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London: John Heywood, 1867. Green board with indented design. Gilt title to the cover. Gilt title to the spine. (slightly faded) 368 clean pages. Gilt page edges. ffep removed. (leaving hinge firm but visible) 2nd edition with additional poems. A rare copy.. Hard Back. Good. Poetry.
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London: E. Nelson, 1855. Half leather boards, Spine complete. Banded spine with title set in to black leather. Covers complete but rubbed. Pages firm and clean. Some foxing to the ffep. Portrait to the frontispiece. Front hinge cracking but holding fast. Scan available on request.. Hard Back. Good. Dictionary.
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Memorandum on the Subject of the Earl of Elgin's Pursuits in Greece

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Published
1815
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Good
Edition
Second Edition - Corrected
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£204.17

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London: John Murray, 1815. Printed for John Murray, Albemarle Street on high quality heavy paper. Blue boards. Gilt title to the spine - slightly faded. Mild fading to the front board where book has been exposed to light while positioned on shelf next to a smaller book. 100 rough cut pages. The name 'Preston Institution 1928' is stamped to the… Read more
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Courtship and Marriage and the Gentle Art of Home - Making

by Annie S. Swan

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Published
1894
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Very Good
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£34.03

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London: Hutchinson & Co (publishers) Ltd, 1894. Blue boards with gilt/black title and decoration to the cover and the spine. The cover shows Cupd sat upon the 'C' of the word 'courtship' - the letter 'C' being gilt as is Cupid's bow. Gilt title to the spine. 144 pages. The pages are firn and clean, mellowing to a bright 'creamy… Read more
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Kinsfolk

by Annie S. Swan

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Riley Books
Published
1896
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Very Good
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£27.22

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London: Hutchinson & Co (publishers) Ltd, 1896. Blue boards with black and gilt design to the title on cover and spine. - the 'K' of Kingsfolk being gilt. Boards are very gook with hardly any wear. 192 pages. The pages are clean, Two names to ffep - in 'period style' handwriting. illustrated in black and white. Pres. first edition.. Hard… Read more
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The Basket of Flowers or Piety and Truth Triumphant - a Tale for the Young with the Babies in the Basket or Daph and Her Charge

by Christopher Von Schmid Translated By G. T. Bedell

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Good
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London: Wakefield - William Nicholson and Sons Impressed tooled design to the covers and spine. Dark brown (leather ?) binding. Black endpapers. The first half of the book is 'The Basket of Flowers ' - 229 pages. The second tale is 'The Babies in the Basket' 160 pages. The pages are firm. There ia a very faint pencil… Read more
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