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A RABBIT'S TALE
Written by G.R. Glasgow.
Stock no. 1323557
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

Very small square format. 3.75 x 3.25 inches. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Some slight wear to cover edges. Light page browning.

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THREE LITTLE MAIDS FROM SCHOOL
Written by Marie Boyle.
Stock no. 1323555
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Very small square format. 3.75 x 3.25 inches. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Slight rubbing/scuffing to covers, light white mark to title on front cover. A few small spots to contents, ink number (1875) written to front pastedown and light page browning else contents clean.

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SNAPDRAGON
Written by L. Haskell.
Stock no. 1323552
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

No. 1396. Very small square format. 3.75 x 3.25 inches. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Slight wear to cover edges. Light page browning.

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BELLS ACROSS THE SNOW
Written by Frances Ridley Havergal.
Stock no. 1323453
Published by Castell Brothers. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Chromolithograph illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Some pale browning to pages. One hinge is cracked. White dustwrapper is worn, torn and grubby, small tape repair to base of spine.

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OLD FATHER TIME AND HIS TWELVE CHILDREN
Written by Robert Ellice Mack. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 1323347
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1890. Fair condition.

12 full-page and 2 double-spread beautiful chromolithograph illustrations featuring children. Numerous text illustrations. Pictorial front board, brown cloth spine. Floral decorated endpapers. Unpaginated. 11 x 8.5". A lovely walk through the twelve sesons in verse. Sold with all faults, a reading copy only. A very worn copy. Front joint is broken causing front free-endpaper and first gathering of pages to be detached (but still present). Inscription in ink to title-page. Contents are very loose (stitching pulled throughout). Some light foxing and page browning.

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EARLY DAYS FOR 1878
No author listed.
Stock no. 1323274
Published by Wesleyan Conference Office. 1878. Almost very good condition.

Third Series. Vol II. Cream bards with colour picture to front (girl sniffing a flower). 190 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Colour chromolithograph frontis. Spine and corners worn, covers edge rubbed. Covers grubby. Large but neat inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Some fingering and foxing but generally contents clean.

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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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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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TALES FROM NURSERY LAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Constance Haslewood.
Stock no. 1321519
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Good condition.

Pictorial boards. 64 pages. Colour illustrations. Re-backed with blue cloth spine. Covers are edge worn, scuffed and a little grubby. New endpapers. Contents are browned and well fingered.

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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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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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LITTLE BOOKS FOR LITTLE PEOPLE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320558
Published by Castell Brothers. Circa 1900. Very good condition.

Small box (11.5 x 9cm) containing 6 small rhyme books: Three Blind Mice, Little Blue Boy, Bo-Peep, The Man in the Moon, Baa! Baa! Black Sheep and Little Miss Muffett. Each book has pictorial cardwraps. Chromolithograph text illustrations. 3 of the books are lightly foxed on the covers. The box is just a little edge worn and lightly foxed.

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