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With Hints for Drawing-Room Performance. Green cloth with gilt title to front cover. 3 lithographic illustrations. Contains: The Hunchback; The Prince With the Nose and The Fairy. Uneven mottling to covers - possibly has been damp at some point. Foxing to outer page edges and some internal pages.
Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing a variety of animals looking at Raven on fence. 10 colour (chromolithograph) plates plus b/w text illustrations. 212 pages. Professionally re-backed, new spine bumped at head and tail. Covers are worn and grubby, some surface paper loss. New endpapers. Grubby fingermarks and foxing to contents. Lower corner of last page torn off (no text missing).
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.
Red cloth covers, black illustrations to front and spine. Black title to front cover, gilt titles to spine. 26 b/w illustrations throughout. 208 pages and 32 pages of adverts dated February 1894. Spine and corners bumped. Some grubby marks to covers. Book leans to one side. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock and tissue-guard of frontis. Small mark to front free-endpaper.
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.
4th edition, with new an additional woodcuts. Small format. B/w engravings. In Words of One Syallable. Uneven fading to covers. Bumping and light chipping to corners. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing; mostly to prelims.
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.
Rebound in red cloth, new black title label to spine, what appears to be original front cover laid on. B/w illustrations. Fading to spine. Some spotting to covers. NEW endpapers. Some foxing and browning throughout.
Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. New Edition. Warne's Star Series. Spine is browned. A few marks to covers. Page edge browning.
A sequel to Christie's Old Organ. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers; foxing to outer page edges.
SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1900
No author listed. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; A.G. Walker; W.H.C. Groome; Helen Miles; George Woolliscroft Rhead; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2133964
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1900. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth boards with white decorative borders and embossed white illustration of girl and boy to front. Bevelled edges. Colour frontispiece entitled 'Preparing for the Flower Service'. B/w illustrations by various artists. 412 pages plus 24 page publisher advert to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to over edges. A few marks to covers and uneven fading to rear. Reward plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.