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Aunt Martha's Corner Cupboard. A Story for Little Boys and Girls.

by KIRBY, Mary; and Elizabeth Kirby.

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London:T. Nelson and Sons, 1875. Octavo, original publisher's deep green cloth, blocked in black and gilt, pp. 175. Two colour illustrations and numerous others in b&w. Stories about Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Rice, Honey &c. by these Victorian writers who helped popularize science through their work. Scattered foxing, faint pencil inscription on endpaper,… Read more
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A White Roof-tree.

by TURNER, Ethel. (Mrs. H.R. Curlewis).

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London: Ward, Lock and Co. Limited, 1905. 19.3 x 13 cm, blue cloth blocked in gilt, pp. 342, + 10 pp. publishers ads; with sixteen full page illustrations in black and white. An ad for this title bound in at the end described this title as now ready and describes the book with bevelled boards and gilt edges. This copy… Read more
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Stories from Aunt Judy. Illustrations by Ethel F. Everett.

by (AUNT JUDY MAGAZINE). Various.

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London: G.Bell and Sons Ltd., 1913. Small crown 8vo., toffee coloured cloth decorated in cream, pp. viii, 268, top edge trimmed with brown top-stain, other edges uncut, eight illustrations in colour by Everett. This ia a volume in "The Queen's Treasures Series". All of these stories are reprinted from Aunt Judy's Magazine. Tidy name on endpaper, short tear in margin… Read more
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London: Blackie and Son, 1910. First edition. Octavo, original green pictorial cloth, pp. 284; with seven black and white illustrations by William Rainey [all present]. Evidence of small label having been removed from front pastedown, endpaper, tiny frayed tear to head of spine, else near fine. An exceptionally nice example of this attractive book..
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The Wide, Wide World.

by WETHERELL, Elizabeth. (Pseudonym of Susan B. Warner).

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London: James Nisbet & Co., 21 Berners Street, W., 1879. Octavo, publisher's brown cloth attractively decorated in black and gilt, pp. vii, 592, + 16 pages of Nisbet's undated ads; eight colour illustrations [printed by Edmund Evans]. Reprints the author's 1851 introduction to the first English edition. Non-authorial inscription on endpaper; light scattered foxing; hinge paper cracked [hinges firm]; a… Read more
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London: The Religious Tract Society, (N.d., but ca. 1920s). Octavo, publisher's original red cloth blocked in gilt, pp. (480), + (16) page publisher's catalogue; with seven illustrations by Alfred Pearse. Page edges darkened, faint damp spotting to cloth, else very good..
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London: Frederick Warne and Company, 1895. Reprint. Octavo, dark blue decorated cloth, pp. 215; illustrated by R.W. MacBeth. An attractive edition of this book. Ink inscription on endpaper [dated 1897], light scattered foxing, rubbed at spine ends and corners, else a near fine, bright copy..
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London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1901. Octavo, decorated blue cloth stamped in black and gold, pp. v, [6]- 304. The covers proclaim this to be a volume in the "Girls' Select Library". Old county library stamps lighly applied in three places, endpapers considerably darkened, three large numbers faintly written on front free endpaper, page edges tanned, light spatter to top… Read more
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The Great Cattle Trail.

by ELLIS, E.S.

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London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1894. First English edition. Small octavo, attractive decorative cloth with western motifs, pp. iv, 313, + [16] page Cassell catalogue. Charming book by this prolific American writer of boy's stories. Brown stains to last page of the contents and to the first three pages of text which are regrettably prominent, but do not obscure the… Read more
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The Wonderful Bed.

by KNEVELS, Gertrude.

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$55.00

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1912). Octavo, original gray-green decorated cloth, pp. [229]; with illustrations, including a few in colour, by Emily Hall Chamberlin. Previous owner's name and address on front endpaper, light foxing early, 1" split in hinge paper at top of front gutter, covers a bit frayed at the spine ends and corner tips, lower corners bumped, wear to… Read more
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Ewin Lloyd; or How We All Got Along.

by KELLY, Ellinor J.

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London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., (N.d). Octavo, publisher's blue cloth decorated in gilt, black, orange and green, pp. 256; frontispiece and illustrated title page [unsigned]. Tiny tear at foot of title page, "Noel 1895" on front endpaper with partially erased owner's name, else a lovely fine example of the book. Uncommon..
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London: Henry Frowde / Hodder and Stoughton, (1915). Octavo, light brown pictorial cloth, pp. 327, 410, + 16 page publisher's catalogue; six colour plates by Cyrus Cuneo [all present]. Non-authorial inscription on half title [dated 1915], just slightly dull at spine, else a very nice, bright copy and near fine..
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From Friend to Friend. A Partner in Friendship.

by (VOLLAND). Grover, Edwin Osgood.

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Chicago: P.F. Volland & Company, (1916). 15.3 cm x 11.9 cm, paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, pp. 64; printed in black and blue. Includes quotations by numerous well known authors, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, Rossetti, Tennyson, Maeterlinck, Ralph Waldo Emerson, James Whitcomb Riley, Margaret Fuller, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Greenleaf Whittier, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Clinton Scollard,… Read more
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The Shuttle of Fate.

by MASTERS, Caroline.

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London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1896. Third edition. Octavo, light brown cloth covers with terrific design showing a boy climbing a rope, pp. viii, 299; illustrations by Lancelot Speed. Pencil name on half title, light foxing early and late, page edges moderately foxed, spine gently leaned, else a very good or better example, with bright unworn covers. Very attractive book..… Read more
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The Disagreeable Duke.

by ADAMS, Ellinor Davenport.

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London: George Allen, 1894. With 8 full page illustrations by Emily J. Harding. Lovely gilt-decorated cloth covers. Pencil name on endpaper, spine slightly darkened, one corner bumped, else very good..
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The Romance of Modern Invention.

by Williams, Archibald.

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London: C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd., 1903. Second (English) edition stated, but bound in a binding the imprint of "J.B. Lippincott Co." at the base of the spine. Octavo, deep red decorated cloth., pp. (346); with 25 b & w illustrations after photographs. Includes descriptions of wireless telegraphy, liquid air, modern artillery, submarines, dirigible, torpedoes, solar motors, airships, etc. Hinge paper… Read more
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Richard Slade; A Story of Young and Old.

by ERNEST, Charles.

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London: Partridge and Co., (N.d). Light scattered foxing, previous owner's inscription 18(97)? About very good..
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Under Wellington's Command.

by HENTY, G.A.

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$200.00

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London: Blackie and Son , Limited/ Toronto: William Briggs/ The Copp Clark Co., Limited, 1899. Octavo, dark blue pictorial cloth. All plates present. Private library book plate on paste-down endpaper. Spine lean, superficial wear to covers, else a lovely, near fine copy..
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The Money Moon. A Romance.

by FARNOL, Jeffrey.

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Toronto: William Briggs, 1914. Later Canadian edition, [originally published in 1911]. Small octavo, light green cloth with moon-shaped design in gilt on upper board. Previous owner's name on endpaper, light scattered foxing, else very good in the scarce Briggs dust jacket, with a few small chips..
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The Three Commanders.

by KINGSTON, W.H.G.

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London: Henry Frowde / Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Octavo, blue pictorial cloth, pp. 444, + 16 page publisher's catalogue; six colour plates by T.C. Dugdale [all present]. Evidence of bookplate removal from pastedown, slight dust soiling, else a very nice, bright copy and near fine..
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