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POOR JACK
Written by Captain Frederick Marryat. Illustrated by Clarkson Stanfield.
Stock no. 1318474
Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1st 1840. Very good condition.

Three-quarter brown leather binding, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Marbled boards. 36 b/w plates plus text illustrations. x + 384 pages. Rebound with new endpapers. Contents are grubby, slightly foxed and browned.

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RED SNOW AND OTHER PARABLES FROM NATURE
Written by Mrs. Alfred Gatty.
Stock no. 1318038
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Good condition.

Third Series. Small format (5 x 3.5"). Blue embossed cloth with gilt title to front cover. 187 pages plus publication list to rear. B/w plates. Covers are grubby, worn at spine and corners. Joints cracked. Textblock is a little grubby.

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THE DAISY; OR, CAUTIONARY STORIES IN VERSE
Written by Elizabeth Turner.
Stock no. 1318037
Published by John Harris. Circa 1900. Good condition.

Small format, 5 x 3.75". Cardwraps. 30 b/w engravings on wood. 66 pages plus publication list. Facsimile of 1807 edition. Adverts to rear of the book dated 1899-1900. Covers are grubby and edge worn. Tiny booksellers sticker inside front cover. Front joint is reparied with white paper. Contents are browned. Contained in custom made blue cloth covered box.

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A BOY'S LIFE ABOARD SHIP
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317964
Published by Ward & Lock. Circa 1864. Good condition.

Told by Himself. Blue textured cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis with tissue-guard plus other plates. 202 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped, spine split at edges with slight fraying of cloth. Ink name stamps and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Hinges are cracked and pulled causing contents to be loose. Some light grubby marks to contents.

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GILL'S EARLY STEPS IN DRAWING AND READING
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317879
Fair condition.

Series D. 24 cards contained in a box. Drawings to one side with write-up on the other. For example, card one shows 'The Water Can' and has a write up about Water. The box is very worn and split. The cards are grubby. Unfortunately card 17 is MISSING from this set.

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MY MOTHER
Written by Comus; R.M. Ballantyne; Ann Taylor.
Stock no. 2130362
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1857. Good condition.

An adaptation of the poem by Ann Taylor, with a prose version and two musical settings. Comus is the pseudonym for R.M.Ballantyne. Large format. Green embossed cloth with gilt title and vignette to front cover. 32 pages. 8 attractive colour plates. The story of a kitten. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and uneven fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Creasing and a few margin tears, foxing, including to plate pages. Frontis is very creased; appears to at one time have been folded. Some damp marks. A reading copy.

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THE FAVOURITE PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by John Absolon; Halbot Knight Phiz Browne; John Gilbert; Thomas Landseer; John Leech; J.S. Prout; Harrison Weir; et al..
Stock no. 2128661
Published by Grant and Griffith. circa 1870. Almost very good condition.

'A gallery of delights designed for the amusement and instruction of the young with several hundred illustrations'. New Edition. Large format. Cloth spine with orange decorated boards. Hand-coloured illustrations. 32 pages (printed on one side only). Covers are worn and scuffed. New endpapers. Frontis is MISSING! Light foxing and grubby fingermarks to pages. A decent copy of an early edition.

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TOM BROWN'S SCHOOLDAYS
Written by An Old Boy. Illustrated by Edmund J. Sullivan.
Stock no. 1208861
1st thus 1896. Very good condition.

Dark green cloth, gilt titles and crest to spine, gilt border and crest to front cover. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. 312 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Gilt dulled. Covers slightly scuffed. Crack to rear joint. Light foxing to contents else clean.

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THE CAPTAIN'S YOUNGEST PICCINO AND OTHER CHILD STORIES
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1208841
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue/green and orange decorated cloth. B/w plates. 183 pages. All plates present. Top and tail of spine and corners bumped and rubbed with slight loss of colour. Covers marked, mainly at edges. Bookplate and name in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to prelims. Contents clean.

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THE GIRLS AND I
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1208826
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black title and vignette plus gilt border to front. Gilt title and decorations to spine. 192 pages. 7 full-page b/w illustrations. One plate missing. Spine browned. Covers slightly soiled. Endpapers browned, rear endpaper soiled. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents very good.

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THE SEVEN WISE SCHOLARS
Written by Ascott R. Hope; Dr. R. Macfie. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1406462
Published by Blackie & Son. 1887. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 223 pages + 32 page booklist to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small splits in cloth at top and bottom of spine. Covers are marked and grubby. Some hinges are cracked. Name and date to front flyleaf. A little foxing. Grubby marks to some margins.

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THE AFFECTIONATE PARENT'S GIFT
Written by Henry Sharpe Horsley.
Stock no. 1315143
Published by Thomas Kelly. 1st 1827. Good condition.

Small format. 3/4 leather binding with gilt title and vignettes to spine, marble-effect boards. Containing a Series of Poems and Essays on Natural, Moral and Religious Subjects... To Which is Prefixed and Affectionate Address on the Duties and Obligations They Owe to God and Their Parents. Illustrated with upwards of 150 b/w engravings. xxxviii + 224 pages; 192 pages + 3 page plate list plus 1 page booklist. This is volume 1 only, volume 2 is "The Good Child's Reward". Spine and corners worn. Covers are very scuffed. Joints are cracked but binding is firm. Some page browning, grubby fingermarks and light foxing.

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