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MOTHER'S SONGS, GAMES AND STORIES
Written by Friedrich Frobel; Frances Lord; Emily Lord.
Stock no. 1322208
Published by William Rice. 1897. Very good condition.

Rendered into English by Frances and Emily Lord. Stereotyped edition. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. B/w engravings. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Endpapers browned. Some light foxing else contents clean.

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LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1322200
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1884. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial boards (front and rear), with cream background. Yellow endpapers. Colour illustrations to text throughout. 80 pages. 6 x 4.5". Printed by Edmund Evans. Covers edge worn, small stain to lower corner of front cover. Glue used on pastedowns during the binding process has seeped through the paper to margins of endpapers. Foxing, mainly to textblock and some page margins but also to preliminary pages.

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A ROVING COMMISSION
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1322066
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. Subtitled "Or Through The Black Insurrection of Hayti". First edition published in 1899 but dated 1900. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked. Joints cracked. All plates present, tear to one plate has been repaired on verso. Some minor page margin repairs. Light foxing and page browning. Hinges pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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PICTORIAL CHRONICLES OF THE MIGHTY DEEP; OR, THE SEA, ITS SHIPS AND SAILORS
Written by Francis Watt.
Stock no. 1321796
Published by James Sangster and Co.. Circa 1887. Very good condition.

Being a record from the earliest times of our own day of the most remarkable maritime adventures, voyages, discoveries, conflicts, deeds of bravery and danger... Embellished with upwards of 100 excellent woodcuts and a series of colour plates from authentic scenes in Foreign Lands. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and slightly rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxspots to textblock. Tears to lower edges of frontis and tissue-guard.

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DADDY SWALLOW AND OTHER LITTLE STORIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321666
Published by Seeley, Jackson and Halliday. Circa 1880. Good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps with brown cloth spine. 96 pages. 16 coloured plates. Spine and corners worn, edges rubbed. Some paper covering lost to corners. Staples are rusty. Joints cracked. Foxing to contents. Light scuffing to covers.

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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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DICK O' THE FENS: A TALE OF THE GREAT EAST SWAMP
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Frank Dadd.
Stock no. 1822483
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards showing huntsmen in gilt to spine and front board. Gilt titles, bevelled edges. Green text block. Twelve full page illustrations in b/w. 383 pages plus 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Spine lightly faded and lightly worn to top & tail. Corners lightly rubbed. Name stamp and erasure marks to free front endpaper. Scattered foxspots throughout. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 1321643
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1899. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 25 b/w plates. 292 pages + booklist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to contents. Small patch of eraser damage to top corner of front free-endpaper. Eighty-Seventh Thousand.

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THE PLAYTIME NATURALIST
Written by J.E. Taylor.
Stock no. 1321563
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 1896. Very good condition.

Blue decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. 287 pages, 32 page catalogue to rear. B/w text illustrations throughout. Catalogue to rear is dated September 1896. Spine and corners bumped, cloth slightly marked. Small booksellers sticker and a small white numbered sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light foxing and page corner tips creased.

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THE STORY OF PATSY
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin.
Stock no. 1321531
Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company. 1st 1889. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. 68 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light foxing and fingering to contents. Pencil writing to rear pastedown has been erased. Light tobacco smell to contents.

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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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