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Childs' Own Book of Pictures and Stories

By: Anon

Price: £48.00

Publisher: New York, Leavitt & Allen: 1857

Seller ID: 096126

Condition: Near Very Good


Book measures 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, erratic pagination, 93 full page wood engravings. Bound in original publishers blue gilt and blind stamped cloth. Cloth rubbed on edges, with some abrasion wear, bottom hinge joint split, but binding solid, [ binding probably repaired many years ago ]. Generally binding in good firm condition. Internally, some light spotting or foxing throughout. Pages and plates in good condition. Overall a nice copy. View more info

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Quality Street a Comedy in Four Acts

By: Barrie J. M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1915

Seller ID: 097973

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, vi,197[1]pp, 18 tipped in coloured plates, with tissue guard, and other black and white illustrations. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering and design on top board. Slight lean on spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, nicked. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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Quality Street a Comedy in Four Acts

By: Barrie J. M. [ with Letter from Barrie ]

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 096560

Condition: Very Good


With a 2 page hand written letter, signed by Barrie. Book measures 11 x 8 3/4 inches. Collation, vii,[2],197,[1],pp, 22 tipped in coloured plates. Bound by Bayntun, in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, top gilt edge, marble endpapers. Leather lightly rubbed on edges and corners, cloth has a light stain mark. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice cop... View more info

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Selected Stories For the Instruction and Entertainment of Children from the French of M. Berquin

By: Berquin M. [ Arnaud ]

Price: £475.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Stockdale. J. Johnson, Etc: 1802

Seller ID: 097574

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 7 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, xii,300pp, engraved frontis, and 3 engraved plates. Bound in modern antiquarian style full leather, raised bands, blind lines, red leather title label, full gilt edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners inscription dated 1809, occasional minor staining, browning to plates. Pages and plates in good condition. A very nice copy. View more info

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Merry Songs for Little Voices [ Set to Music By Thomas Murby ]

By: Broderip Frances Freeling & Hood Thomas

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Griffith And Farban: 1865

Seller ID: 097954

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 8 1/2 x 7 inches. Unpaginated, 81,[4]pp, 40 text illustrations, a few coloured. Bound in original publishers green embossed cloth, with gilt design on top board. Cloth lightly rubbed, very minor wear. Binding in good clean bright condition. Internally, endpaper joints working loose, but contents holding, some childrens image stickers on front endpaper[ possibly period ]. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice copy. View more info

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An Anamorphic Alphabet

By: Brown Christopher

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Oxford, Previous Parrot Press: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 097658

Condition: Near Fine


Limited to 136 copies. This copy one of 36 hand coloured copies. Signed by Brown. Bound in original publishers decorative hardcover. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. House in publishers slipcase. A very good clean near fine copy. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: An 1865 Printing RE-Described and Newly Identified as the Publisher's "File Copy": with a Revised and Expanded ... 1865 "Alice" Compiled by Selwyn H. Goodacre [ Catalogued By Justin G. Schiller ]

By: Carroll Lewis

Price: £38.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Privately Printed for the Jabberwock: 1990

Seller ID: 096753

ISBN: 0962711004

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 10 1/4 x 7 inches. 109, plus 2 pages. Inscribed on last page '' For Iona with permanent affection Justin 17.viii.90 ''. Bound in original publishers decorative hardcover. Minor knock on edge ob board. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits

By: Carroll Lewis

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1906

Seller ID: 097342

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. xi,[3],83 pages, 9 full page illustrations. Bound in original publishers decorative gilt cloth, full gilt edges. Cloth lightly rubbed, slight wear loss on head and tail of spine. Binding in good clean bright condition. Internally, extensive annotation in pencil on fixed endpaper, pages clean. A very nice copy. View more info

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The little boy's own book : consisting of games and pastimes, with directions for the breeding and management of rabbits, birds, pigeons etc. for the recreation and amusement of good Boys

By: Charles Uncle

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Henry Allman: 1850

Seller ID: 096974

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, viii,200pp, 8 hand coloured plates. Bound in original publishers green embossed and gilt cloth. Rebacked ,[ not recently ], retaining the origial spine, cloth slightly faded. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, some occasional light spotting. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. View more info

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Velvet Paws and Shiny Eyes

By: Cole Carol Cassidy

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1940

Seller ID: 096611

Condition: Near Very Good


Book measures 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. Collation, 232 pages, complete with 6 stand up card models. Bound in original publishers illustrated hardback. Binding lightly rubbed, knocked on two edges. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, short tear and creased on spine. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, publishers file stamp on endpaper and title page. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. View more info

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The Cat's Festival

By: Cooper Frances Mary

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097220


Book measures 7 x 4 1/4 inches. 16pp, 7 hand-coloured wood-engraved illustrations. Bound in original publishers paper covers, title & bibliographical information printed on top cover. . Covers lightly rubbed on edges, small stain on top cover, repair on spine. Although the paper binding is delicate, it is holding and in good condition. Internally, period gift inscription on top edge of title page. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. View more info

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The Birthday with Other Tales

By: Dagley Elizabeth Frances

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, London: T. Griffiths, Wellington St., Strand. Sold by R. Jennings, Cheapside. . . and Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, Paternoster Row, 1829.: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096778

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Collation, vi,[2],270pp, engraved frontis, engraved title, printed title. Bound in period quarter calf, marble boards, gilt lettering. Boards lightly rubbed on edges, with minor loss. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, gift inscription on top margin of title page, dated 1832. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy. View more info

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Brae Farm

By: Gentleman Tom

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London & New York, Transatlantic Arts Co. Ltd: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 098306

Condition: Near Very Good


Book measures 9 1/2 x 7 inches.48pp, every page illustrated. Bound in original publishers illustrated hardcover. Covers rubbed, small amount of loss on head and tail of spine, minor abrasion wear on corners. Binding in good firm bright condition. Internally, spotting to endapers, one page with short close tear on margin, another page with short abrasion mark. Pages in clean bright condition. View more info

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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]

By: Girls' Friend

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Great Britain, 1908

Seller ID: 096933

Condition: Very Good


Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from July 4th to December 26th, 1908. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 423 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. View more info

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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]

By: Girls' Friend

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Great Britain, 1909

Seller ID: 096934

Condition: Very Good


Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from January 2nd, to June 26th, 1909. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 423 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. View more info

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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]

By: Girls' Friend

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Great Britain, 1910

Seller ID: 096935

Condition: Very Good


Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from January 1st, to June 25th, 1910. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 423 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. View more info

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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]

By: Girls' Friend

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Great Britain, 1909

Seller ID: 096936

Condition: Very Good


Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from July 3rd, to December 25th, 1909. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 431 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. View more info

Marigold Garden, Pictures and Rhymes,

By: Greenaway Kate

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1925

Seller ID: 004589


No date but 192030s.Bound in original linen backed pictorial boards, the binding is holding firm, with some light wear on edges. Internally, the text is complete in 56 pages, all pages illustrated, the contents are holding firm, no writing or marking, light browing to endpapers, otherwise pages in unusally good clean condition. Book measures 25x20cm.A44 View more info

The Child Reader 1700-1840

By: Grenby M. O.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 096749

ISBN: 0521196442

Condition: Very Good Plus


Virtually new copy. Book measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. 320 pages. Bound in original publishers black hardcover. Binding in excellent condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

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The Book of Trades; or, Circle of the Useful Arts

By: Griffin

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Griffin, Bohn and Company: 1861

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Seller ID: 096051

Condition: Good Plus


Book measures 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, xi,[1],386 pages, 19 engraved plates including frontis, 1 vignett on title page, other text illustrations. Bound in original publishers red gilt and blind stamped cloth. Cloth rubbed on edges and corners, some minor abrasion wear. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, gift inscription on endpaper, front hinge slightly weak, but content firm. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. View more info