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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.
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.
MIRANGO THE MAN-EATER: A TALE OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by C. Dudley Lampen. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 2137439
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.
The Narrative of George Pryce, Traveller and Exile, First Writ Down Anno Domini 1706, and Now Retold. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine and red title to front cover. B/w frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; wrinkling to cloth on front cover. Chipping to top and tail of spine. Award plate to front pastedown; browning to endpapers. Frontis has damp marking to margins. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges.
Paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Starts at page 81 through to 96. Some creasing, wear and marks to covers. Foxing and margin marks.
Rendered into English by Frances and Emily Lord. Stereotyped edition. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. B/w engravings. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing else contents clean.
PICTORIAL CHRONICLES OF THE MIGHTY DEEP; OR, THE SEA, ITS SHIPS AND SAILORS
Written by Francis Watt.
Stock no. 1321796
Published by James Sangster and Co.. Circa 1887. Very good condition.
Being a record from the earliest times of our own day of the most remarkable maritime adventures, voyages, discoveries, conflicts, deeds of bravery and danger... Embellished with upwards of 100 excellent woodcuts and a series of colour plates from authentic scenes in Foreign Lands. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and slightly rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxspots to textblock. Tears to lower edges of frontis and tissue-guard.
Pictorial cardwraps with brown cloth spine. 96 pages. 16 coloured plates. Spine and corners worn, edges rubbed. Some paper covering lost to corners. Staples are rusty. Joints cracked. Foxing to contents. Light scuffing to covers.
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.
Leather spine and corners, marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Wear and scuffs to covers/edges; a bit of chipping to spine. Name label and inscription in ink to front pastedown/endpaper. This book was gifted to and belonged to Godfrey Wedgwood - Great grandson of Josiah Wedgwood and partner in the firm from 1859-1891. Foxing and page browning.
Tales and Dialogues for the Nursery. Smaller format. Leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Third edition. 2 volumes in one - 1843 + 1840. Engraved plates. Scuffing and wear to covers, some marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning throughout, a few 'splash' marks to pages. Corner tips to a couple of pages appear to have been repaired.
Small format. Nursery and Infants School Magazine - 12 Issues January - December 1831. Purple/pink cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Some marks to covers. Wear to corners and spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are a little cracked. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.
Red leather binding with gilt titles and vignette. Small format. Yellow endpapers. All edges gilt. Delightful full-page colour pictures plus b/w decorations to every page. Front cover is part-detached. Leather binding is rubbed/worn at spine and edges. Front joint cracked/almost broken. Front fly-leaf has been removed. A few neat entries in pencil and pen.