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CHILDRENS (ANTIQUARIAN)

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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 LOOKING GLASS FOR THE MIND OR INTELLECTUAL MIRROR
Written by M. Berquin. Illustrated by I. Bewick.
Stock no. 1406383
Published by John Harris; G. Whittaker. circa 1827. Slightly better than good condition.

"Being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories and interesting tales; chiefly translated from that much admired works L'Ami Des Enfans." Burgandy leather binding with gilt title and bands to spine. 74 b/w woodcut illustrations to text. 259 pages plus 24 page book list to rear. 7 x 4". Spine and corners bumped. Spine is browned and worn. Wear to corners and board edges. Scuff marks and wear to covers. Front joint cracked with small split at bottom. Rear joint beginning to crack. Names to front pastedown. Booksellers label to rear pastedown. Browning to edges of pastedowns and endpapers. Some foxing and fingering to contents.

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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. 1315589
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. New endpapers. Light foxing and grubby fingermarks to pages. A decent copy of an early edition.

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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. 1315585
Published by Grant and Griffith. circa 1950. Good condition.

'A gallery of delights designed for the amusement and instruction of the young with several hundred illustrations'. Large format. Cloth spine with green decorated boards. Printed on linen backed paper. Hand-coloured illustrations. 32 pages (printed on one side only). Professionally re-backed with new blue cloth spine and new endpapers. Covers are edge worn, scuffed and scratched with surface-paper damage to rear cover. Some fingermarks, light foxing and creases to page corner tips. Although all the pages are present they are not in number order (possible binding error?).

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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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LA PETITE ENTREMETTEUSE; OU, UNE FAUTE CONDUIT A PLUSIEURS
Written by Margery Elliott; A.F.E. Lepee.
Stock no. 1315120
Published by William Darton. 1829. Very good condition.

The Little Meddler translated into French by Lepee. Small format. Blue cardwraps. 36 pages. B/w engravings, including a pull-out frontis. Covers a little grubby with light stains front and rear. Some pale foxing and page browning else contents clean.

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LITTLE LAYS FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by John G. Watts. Illustrated by R. Barnes; T. Kennedy; et al..
Stock no. 1315114
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1867. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt title blocks to front cover. 115 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to contents. Some hinges cracked causing contents to be a little loose.

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A CHILDREN'S SUMMER
Written by M.L.B.; W.M.C.. Illustrated by Eleanor Vere Boyle.
Stock no. 1315032
Published by Addey & Co.. 1st 1853. Fair condition.

Large, oblong format (11.25 x 14.5"). Burgundy leather spine, blue cloth with gilt title to front. Cream endpapers. Eleven etchings on steel with paper guards accompanied by prose and rhyme. Spine and corners are very worn. Covers are grubby and marked. Front joint (between free-endpaper and frontis) is cracked. Heavy foxing to contents (affecting plates). Some of the guards are creased. Contents generally clean.

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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1314808
Published by George Allen. 1st thus 1885. Very good condition.

A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Dark green cloth, gilt vignette & title to front. 22 woodcuts in b/w taken from the hand coloured edition of 1823, 4 of the illustrations are by Kate Greenaway. 20 pages. Plain endpapers. Spine and corners bumped, small splash mark to lower edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing and fingermarks to contents but generally they are clean. Joints are cracked but binding still tight.

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