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THE FOLIO BOOK OF THE ENGLISH CHRISTMAS
Written by Geraldine Beare; Edwin Lees; Laurie Lee; Eleanor Farjeon; Kenneth Grahame; Henry James; George Eliot; Charles Dickens; Cecil Beaton; et al. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 2138225
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and red/green decorations to titles. A Collection of Seasonal Writing Selected by Beare. 7 colour plates, including frontis. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Slip case is a little better than very good - a few small marks; scuffs to bottom edge.

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SUNNY HEARTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2138156
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Very good condition.

No. 10. An anthology of stories and rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows boy and girl with baskets of yellow flowers (boy is leading dog who is carrying basket!). Mounted colour frontis plate. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. First rhyme is "A Little Song". Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page browning; a little foxing. Small tear to bottom edge of front endpaper.

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SOMEBODY'S PLAYMATES
Written by George Manville Fenn; Clifton Bingham; Edric Vredenburg. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; R.J. Wealthy.
Stock no. 2137694
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1915. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover showing rabbit in open hutch eating and two puppies looking up at it. 2 colour plates, including frontis. Two-tone, black and white and silhouette illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers; a little chipping. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby marks and foxspots.

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GLADYS PETO'S STORYLAND
Written by Gladys Peto. Illustrated by Gladys Peto.
Stock no. 2137500
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1934. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Black pictorial boards and spine. 8 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 192 pages. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some chipping to top layer of paper cover. Heavy wear to a few corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing; heaviest to prelims and last few pages and outer page edges; but some throughout.

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THE HAPPY HOME PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137477
Published by Ward, Lock & Co.. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Red/brown cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. Black titles to front cover are surrounded by gilt. Pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp marking to bottom corner of front cover; shows through to pastedown. Inscription in ink, dated 1880 to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Contents are generally still very good.

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THE SPY'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by Graham Greene; Hugh Greene; Stella Rimington. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 2137159
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, white titles. B/w illustrations. An anthology edited by Greene and Greene, introduced by Rimington. 260 pages. 3rd printing. Couple of small page corner creases. Slip case is very good, but has a few bumps and some light wear.

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CRUIKSHANK'S WATER COLOURS
Written by Joseph Grego; Charles Dickens; William Harrison Ainsworth; W.H. Maxwell. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2137011
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1903. Good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt titles; some decorations to covers; top edge gilt. 68 colour plates over the 3 titles included in this book: Oliver Twist by Dickens; The Miser's Daughter by Ainsworth and History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798 and Emmett's Insurrection in 1803 by Maxwell. Covers are badly damp stained; a little to some page margins. Some grubby margin marks. All plates present. Pages 311-314 are edge-browned with some chipping to margins with a little loss. Light foxing. Contents are generally very good.

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THE SECOND COLLECTION OF BULL TERRIER TALES
Written by Molly Rosalyn Weeks.
Stock no. 2136931
Published by Bernard Kaymar Ltd.. Circa 1991. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1871285011. Some cover corner creasing.

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A CHRISTMAS TREASURY: THE CHILDREN'S CLASSIC EDITION
Written by Louisa M. Alcott; Clement Clarke Moore; Eugene Field; et al. Illustrated by Christian Birmingham.
Stock no. 1322111
Published by Courage Books. Circa 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Celebrate the magical Christmas season with this enchanting pageant of beloved classics that have earned their place as holiday favourites. ISBN: 9780762411382. 7th printing. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Includes a letter from Father Christmas addressed to Louis.

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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1321798
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine.

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THE JABBERWOCK CHRISTMAS VOLUME 1905
Written by Brenda Girvin; Sheila E. Braine; Evelyn Everett-Green; Lilian Gask; Gordon Stables; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Paul Hardy; M.V. Wheelhouse; E. Stuart Hardy; et al..
Stock no. 1321770
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1905. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth with gilt title labels. B/w illustrations throughout. 528 pages plus index to Vol 1. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby and marked. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock, some light fingermarks to page margins and some corner tips creased.

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EVENINGS AT HOME IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
Written by Uncle John.
Stock no. 1321664
Published by Cassell, Petter And Galpin. Circa 1872. Good condition.

Red decorated cloth with gilt titles. 224 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. 8 chromolithograph plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. Inscription in ink and a large label to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. One of the plates is detached with slightly ragged edges.

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