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THE BOY'S OWN VOLUME OF FACT, FICTION, HISTORY AND ADVENTURE CHRISTMAS 1865
Written by S.O. Beeton. Illustrated by Various.
Stock no. 1318704
Published by S.O. Beeton. 1865. Good condition.

Embossed green cloth, gilt. B/w text illustrations and plates. 543 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Looks like the prelims have been re-inserted/stitched and the front free-endpaper is missing. Browning to verso of the frontis (which is what you see upon opening the front cover). Child's name and address in ink to textblock. Musty smell to contents.

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POPULAR LECTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND HALF HOURS WITH THE ALCHEMISTS
Written by John Henry Pepper.
Stock no. 1318703
Published by Sampson Low And Son. 1855. Almost very good condition.

Green embossed cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. 43 b/w illustrations (mainly text illlustrations). Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Spine browned. Browning and fingering to page edges. New endpapers. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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THE OLD WOMAN AND HER CHICKEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318702
Published by Darton & Co.. Circa 1856. Good condition.

Embossed red cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. 4 colour plates (with tissue guards) to include title-page. Half title-page states "There is No Such Thing as a Trifle". 63 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Darkening to covers. Foxing to textblock. Grubby fingermarks to page margins thoughout. Musty smell to contents (tobacco?).

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A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318701
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Embossed brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spinea nd corners bumped and worn, cover edges rubbed. Cloth scuffed. Tiny binder's (S.Curtis) sticker to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to textblock and page margins.

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SONGS FOR CHILDREN FIRST SERIES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318699
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1869. Almost very good condition.

Well-known rhymes. Beige cloth, gilt title to front cover. 62 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Mark to gilt title on front cover (gilt still readable). Heavy foxing to contents, some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

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FABLES IN VERSE AND OTHER POEMS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318695
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Circa 1878. Good condition.

Translated from the German and French by a father and daughter (W.P. and E.I.S.P.). Small format. Green deocrated cloth with gilt vignette of a fox to front cover and gilt title to spine. 103 pages and 4 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Covers darkened. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy browning to title-page. Grubby fingermarks to page margins and some corner tips creased.

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TALES AND CONVERSATIONS; OR THE NEW CHILDREN'S FRIEND
Written by Mrs. Markham.
Stock no. 1318694
Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. 1st 1832. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Quarter bound with black leather, gilt titles and raised bands on spines and marbled boards. 292 & 295 pages. A collection of short stories. Slight wear to cover edges. Rear joint or volume 1 and front joint of volume 2 cracked. Each volume is inscribed in ink to 7 year old Mary Senior Clark who grew up to be an author notably of "Lost Legends of the Nursery Songs" published in 1870. Some foxing to contents but generally clean.

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IN THE REIGN OF TERROR
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by John Schonberg.
Stock no. 1318620
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with gilt title to front cover and vignette. 8 plates. 351 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Some grubby marks to contents.

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ARCHIE'S CHANCES
Written by Deborah Alcock.
Stock no. 1318618
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1889. Very good condition.

Also includes "The Child's Victory". Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 141 pages plus two page booklist to rear. B/w frontis. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock.

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THE LOST LEGENDS OF THE NURSERY SONGS
Written by Mary Senior Clark. Illustrated by A.A. Hunt; R. Newcombe; et al..
Stock no. 1318586
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1870. Very good condition.

Stories include Bo-Peep, Jack and Gill, See-Saw Margery Daw, etc. Green decorated cloth with gilt vignettes and black titles/decoration. B/w plates with tissue-guards. 248 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. New endpapers (front and rear). Some pencil annotations.

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POOR JACK
Written by Captain Frederick Marryat. Illustrated by Clarkson Stanfield.
Stock no. 1318474
Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1st 1840. Very good condition.

Three-quarter brown leather binding, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Marbled boards. 36 b/w plates plus text illustrations. x + 384 pages. Rebound with new endpapers. Contents are grubby, slightly foxed and browned.

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THE DOG FIEND; OR, SNARLEYYOW
Written by Captain Frederick Marryat.
Stock no. 1318472
Published by Richard Bentley. 1847. Good condition.

Bentley's Standard Novels series. Brown embossed cloth with gilt title/decoration to spine. 400 pages, b/w frontis. Spine has been rebacked retaining most of original cloth. Covers are worn. New endpapers. Contents are fingered and foxed but generally clean.

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