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EVENINGS AT HOME IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
Written by Uncle John.
Stock no. 1321664
Published by Cassell, Petter And Galpin. Circa 1872. Good condition.

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.

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THE NURSERY ALICE
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by E. Gertrude Thomson.
Stock no. 1822383
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1890. Good condition.

Text adapted for nursery readers by Lewis Carroll. Grey cloth spine, pictorial front board. Containing 20 enlarged and coloured versions of Tenniel illustrations, with a cover painted by E. Gertrude Thompson and produced by Edmund Evans, the leading Victorian colour printer. A delightful introduction for the very young to one of the most celebrated characters in children's literature. Boards and spine browned, boards scratched. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Front endpaper is MISSING also giving rise to 2" x 1" loss to the front pastedown at spine edged, cloth mull is exposed at front joint. Grubby marks to contents. Tissue guard to frontis is foxed. Hinges pulled but binding otherwise tight. A good reading copy.

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TALES IN VERSE FOR THE YOUNG
Written by Mary Howitt.
Stock no. 2134931
Published by William Darton And Son. Circa 1845. Almost very good condition.

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.

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THE CHILD'S OWN STORY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Jerram.
Stock no. 2134930
Published by Darton & Co.. Circa 1847. Almost very good condition.

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.

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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.

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HOLIDAY HOUSE: A SERIES OF TALES
Written by Catherine Sinclair.
Stock no. 1821066
Published by William Whyte. 1849. Almost very good condition.

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.

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THE FAVOURITE STORY BOOK FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Mary Heathley.
Stock no. 2134191
Published by Darton And Hodge. Circa 1860. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Hand coloured plates. Ninth edition. Covers are damp marked; bumping to corners. Damp staining to a few pages internally, also foxing.

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THE LITTLE MOUNTAINEERS OF AUVERGNE
Written by Francois Gillaume Ducray-Duminil.
Stock no. 2134189
Published by R. And L. Peacock. 1st 1801. Good condition.

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.

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TALES OF THE GREAT AND BRAVE
Written by Margaret Fraser Tytler.
Stock no. 2134188
Published by Harvey And Darton. 1st 1838. Almost very good condition.

Dark leather covers with gilt titles and decorations. Colour frontis. All edges gilt. Small splits to top and tail of spine; wear to leather along edges. Bumping to corners. Large damp mark to corner of pages of prelims. Name in ink to free front endpaper.

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STORIES OF ANIMALS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134187
Published by Harvey And Darton. 3rd 1826. Good condition.

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.

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A HANDY HISTORY OF ENGLAND FOR THE YOUNG
Written by H.W. Dulcken. Illustrated by Dalziel Brothers.
Stock no. 2134185
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1874. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Upwards of 200 illustrations engraved by Dalziel Brothers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few marks. Joints are a little cracked. Some margin marks internally.

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MY POETRY BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134184
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1859. Good condition.

Smaller format. Red/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. 3 Kronheim plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning with some uneven fading to cover edges and spine. Split/tear to cloth to one edge of cover; some fraying to cloth. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little writing to front pastedown. A few margin marks and the odd foxspot.

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