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LITTLE WIDE-AWAKE
Written by Leonard De Vries.
Stock no. 1321471
Published by Arthur Barker Limited. Circa 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Anthology of Victorian Children's books and periodicals. Full of colour & b/w illustrations, many full-page. Green boards, gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 240 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers and text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, a bit grubby and browned to spine.

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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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OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Matt B. Hewerdine.
Stock no. 2134832
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Wandering Will in the Land of the Red Skin. Blue pictorial cloth. 3 b/w plates. 126 pages + 28 page booklist. Spine is browned. Small tear hole to cloth on front cover. Small inscriptions in ink to prelims. Foxing and page browning. Frontis is creased to edge and partially detached.

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BEN AND KIT
Written by M.E. Drewson.
Stock no. 2134796
Published by Pickering & Inglis. 4th Good condition.

A Tale of Two London Waifs. Brown pictorial cloth, yellow titles. Colour frontis. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, dated 1923. Foxing and margin marks throughout.

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OTTO OF THE SILVER HAND
Written by Howard Pyle. Illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Stock no. 2134782
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1st 1888. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt/black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w plates and other b/w illustrations. Uneven browning/darkening to covers. Wear to corners; a few small nicks at cloth. Bookplates to front pastedown and front endpaper. Browning to prelim and outer page edges; some foxing.

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VISIT TO THE FARM
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321167
Published by Dean & Son. Good condition.

Dean's Gold Medal Series. Red pictorial paper wraps. Large colour illustrations to each page with names of animals featured below. Covers are worn. Spine has been reinforced.

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THE PEEP OF DAY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134728
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1902. Good condition.

A series of the earliest religious instruction the infant mind is capable of receiving. Beautiful chromolithograph illustrations. 184 pages. Blue cloth, gilt titles and daisy vignettes. New Edition. This book has author pencilled in as: Lee Favell Mortimer to half-title page. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some wear and knocks. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page. Some foxing and marks throughout. Corner loss to page 29/30. 2" margin tear to page 92 (plate page).

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AUNT LOUISA'S NURSERY FAVOURITE
Written by Aunt Louisa. Illustrated by Kronheim.
Stock no. 2134719
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 24 superb Kronheim plates. Comprising 4 stories: Hey-Diddle-Diddle; Pussy's London Life; Robin's Christmas Eve and Uncle's Farmyard. Some knocks and bumps to cover edges and corners. Small nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Marks to covers, including what appears to be a damp stain to rear cover. New endapers. Foxing to pages throughout, but colour illustrations are still lovely and vivid!

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WHEN ALL IS YOUNG
Written by Robert Ellice Mack. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 2134716
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show young girl in a blue & white pinafore holding a baby and watching a kitten and puppy at her feet. Verse for children. Colour chromolithographic illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to cover edges, corners and spine. Scuffing and marks to covers. Has possibly been rebound or restitched at some point; the front fly-leaf is now missing. Foxing and marks to pages throughout. Illustrations are still bright.

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AT HOME
Written by J.G. Sowerby; Thos. Crane. Illustrated by J.G. Sowerby; Thomas Crane.
Stock no. 2134715
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. Circa 1881. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Foxing throughout, with a few grubby margin marks.

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ACTING CHARADES OR DEEDS NOT WORDS
Written by Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by H.G. Hine.
Stock no. 1321139
Published by D. Bogue. 1st 1850. Good condition.

A Christmas Game to Make a Long Evening Short. Red cloth covers with gilt title to spine and front cover. B/w vignette illustrations throughout. 134 pages. All edges gilt. Spine has been repaired. Covers a bit grubby. New endpapers.

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