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HABITS, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF ALL NATIONS FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF THE YOUNG
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821068
Published by Edward Lacey. Circa 1860. Very good condition.
Brown blind stamped boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates. vi and 248 pages. Top & tail of spine worn, corners lightly rubbed. Boards clean and bright. Front endpaper missing. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Top corner creases to contents and a few grubby marks.
Three-quarters blue calf leather binding, red title block with gilt title to spine. Marbled paper boards. Marbled text block. Hand-coloured frontis. xii + 346 pages. Spine is faded, scuffed and worn, small splits to sides of top & tail, slight loss to tail. Edges rubbed & worn. Boards scuffed. Joints cracked but binding tight. Foxing to prelims and last couple of pages. A few margin marks to contents.
BARON BRUNO; OR, THE UNBELIEVING PHILOSOPHER, AND OTHER FAIRY STORIES
Written by Louisa Morgan. Illustrated by R. Caldecott.
Stock no. 1320100
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1875. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth with gilt titles and black borders. Brown endpapers. 259 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine darkened. Small indentation to top edges of covers. Some marks to covers. Prize plate and small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering to contents.
Brown leather covers with black title label to spine. Or the Adventures of James and Georgette. Altered from the French and Adapted to he Perusal of Youth. B/w illustrations. Wear, with scuffing and surface damage to covers. Corners are bumped. Front endpaper has inscription in ink and is nearly detached. Foxing and marks throughout. Musty smell. Pencil inscriptions to last couple of pages.
Small format. Red leather spine. Marbled boards. 8 b/w plates. Stories Of Animals Intended for Children Between Five and Seven Years Old. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to corners. Surface paper damage (loss) to top corner of rear cover. Browning and page marks. Musty smell to book. A reading copy.
A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Brown cloth, gilt vignette & title to front. 22 woodcuts. With new illustrations by Greenaway. Nearly 2" split to cloth at base of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.
THE CHERRY-STONES; OR, THE FORCE OF CONSCIENCE
Written by William Adams; Rev. H.C. Adams. Illustrated by John Absolon.
Stock no. 1319311
Published by Routledge, Warne, And Routledge. 1863. Good condition.
Maroon embossed cloth with gilt title pieces to spine and front cover. Full page b/w plates with tissue paper guards. 143 pages plus adverts to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine darkened and gilt dulled. Covers grubby/faded. Name plate to front pastedown. A few small foxspots. Lower 1" of rear joint is cracked.
A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319310
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1856. Good condition.
Embossed blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages, all edges gilt. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and stain to top edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Tiny binders sticker to rear pastedown. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally contents clean.
THE PRIMITIVE METHODIST JUVENILE MAGAZINE FOR 1861 VOL X
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319308
Published by Richard Davies. 1861. Good condition.
Black leather spine and corners with gilt title and stripes to spine. Marble-effect paper boards. 332 pages including index. B/w text illustrations. Ex-lib with white typing fluid number to base of spine and library stamps and labels to front free-endpaper (slight transfer onto facing pastedown) and library stamp to textblock. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Cover edges worn. Joints cracked. Some slight foxing but contents generally clean.
BIRD STORIES OLD AND NEW, TOLD IN PICTURES AND PROSE
Written by Harrison Weir. Illustrated by Harrison Weir.
Stock no. 1319206
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Circa 1887. Good condition.
Cloth spine. Pale peach pictorial boards. 63 pages. B/w illustrations. Covers are edge worn and a bit grubby. Light damp stains to edges of front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Grubby fingermarks to some pages.
Large format. 13 x 10 inches. Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. 8 chromolitho moveable pictures. Pull the tab and the picture changes. B/w illustrations. Text in verse. Spine bumped and some light rubbing to cover edges. A few light spots to front edge of spine and some light scuffing to rear cover. Generally covers bright. Joints are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. The second moveable image is not working - could possibly be repaired. Otherwise, all others in excellent working order. Some light foxing and page browning and the pull-tabs are just a little grubby from fingering. Overall a super copy of a scarce moveable book.
Rollo's Tour in Europe series. Blue embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. 215 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear. Stain to rear cover. Small name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Foxspots to page margins.