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With explanatory notes and a life of the author by Waller. Black leather spine and corners, gilt title and raised bands to spine. Marbled boards. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations, many full-page. 352 + xliii pages. Corners worn with slight loss of leather. Spine edges rubbed. Boards rubbed with some loss of colour. Pages browned. some more than others. Occasional foxspots. Overall a decent copy for its age.
Very small format (4.5 x 3"). Green embossed cloth covered cardwraps with gilt vignette to front. 96 pages, all edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. Colour frontis. Covers edge rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Musty smell to contents.
A Tale for the Young. Translated from the French by J.H. St. Lilac embossed cloth with gilt. Cream endpapers. 4 b/w plates. 186 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby with faded spine. Front free-endpaper removed. Name and address in ink to verso of frontis. Some grubby marks to contents.
Or, anecdotes of Felix and his sister Serena written for her children by a Mother. 16th edition. Small format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 172 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. B/w frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight damp staining and light marks to covers. Foxing and page browning to contents. Musty smell to contents.
VISIONS IN VERSE FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT AND INSRUCTION OF YOUNGER MINDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318792
Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe; Cuthell And Martin; J. Walker; Lackington, Allen And Co.; R. Lea; J. Nunn; Darton And Harvey; Scatchard And Letterman; Longman, Hurst, Rees And Orme; J. Murray. 1808. Good condition.
A new edition with six elegant plates. Small format. Red embossed leather covers with bands and gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers. 144 pages, all edges gilt. Cover edges slightly worn. Covers slightly grubby. Name in ink to verso of frontis. Musty smell and foxing to contents.
Small fromat. Embossed grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Yellow endpapers. 198 pages plus publication list to rear. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Musty smell to contents.
THE BOY'S OWN VOLUME OF FACT, FICTION, HISTORY AND ADVENTURE CHRISTMAS 1865
Written by S.O. Beeton. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1318704
Published by S.O. Beeton. 1865. Good condition.
Embossed green cloth, gilt. B/w text illustrations and plates. 543 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Looks like the prelims have been re-inserted/stitched and the front free-endpaper is missing. Browning to verso of the frontis (which is what you see upon opening the front cover). Child's name and address in ink to textblock. Musty smell to contents.
POPULAR LECTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND HALF HOURS WITH THE ALCHEMISTS
Written by John Henry Pepper.
Stock no. 1318703
Published by Sampson Low And Son. 1855. Almost very good condition.
Green embossed cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. 43 b/w illustrations (mainly text illlustrations). Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Spine browned. Browning and fingering to page edges. New endpapers. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).
Embossed red cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. 4 colour plates (with tissue guards) to include title-page. Half title-page states "There is No Such Thing as a Trifle". 63 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Darkening to covers. Foxing to textblock. Grubby fingermarks to page margins thoughout. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).
A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318701
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1853. Good condition.
Embossed brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spinea nd corners bumped and worn, cover edges rubbed. Cloth scuffed. Tiny binder's (S.Curtis) sticker to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to textblock and page margins.
Well-known rhymes. Beige cloth, gilt title to front cover. 62 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Mark to gilt title on front cover (gilt still readable). Heavy foxing to contents, some grubby fingermarks to page margins.
A FATHER'S LETTERS TO HIS SON UPON HIS COMING OF AGE
Written by Rev. Dr. Urwick.
Stock no. 1318697
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1903. Almost very good condition.
Purple cloth, gilt title to spine. 117 pages, publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded and speckled with tiny black spots. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Musty smell to contents (possibly tobacco?).