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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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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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ABC
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320959
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1892. Fair condition.

A shaped cardwraps book, front shows ABC in large letters with a girl reading an ABC book in the centre. 3 letters to a page with chromolithograph illustrations. Spine is covered with grey paper and split. Loss to lower edge of rear cover. Contents are loose with large tear to first page. Inscription in ink to inside front cover.

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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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ROBINSON CRUSOE, THE CLEVER CATS, & C.
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320522
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Coloured picture book for the nursery. 11.5 x 8.5". Blue decorated cloth. 16 colour illustrations. Printed one side on untearable paper. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light damp stain to top 2" of rear cover. Endpapers browned. New front free-endpaper. Foxing and some grubby fingering, showing mainly on unprinted sides of pages. Small ink mark to one page (unprinted).

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TEN TALES WITHOUT A TITLE
Written by Edith Carrington. Illustrated by W. Weekes.
Stock no. 1320425
Published by Griffith Farran & Co.. Good condition.

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).

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SIXTY YEARS A QUEEN
Written by Herbert Maxwell.
Stock no. 1320208
Published by Harmsworth Bros., Limited. Almost very good condition.

The history of Queen Victoria's reign. Large format. Cream cloth spine with gilt title and decoration. Blue cloth covers with gilt title to front. All edges gilt. 239 numbered pages. Chromolithograph frontis with tissue-guard, packed full of b/w photos and illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby with some splash marks from spilt drink. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Small damp stains affecting lower page margins of rear half of book. Rear free-endpaper is creased.

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WHEN MOTHER WAS A LITTLE GIRL
Written by Amy Blanchard; et al. Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Stock no. 1320201
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Cream decorated cloth with oval colour onlay and title label to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 25 gorgeous full-page chromolithograph illustrations (and other smaller illustrations). Covers are browned and edge worn with slight loss at base of spine. Hinges cracked and pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Some browning and foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper.

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THE ANIMALS' TRIP TO SEA
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson.
Stock no. 2133487
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Being a true and veracious history of the eventful voyage of the S.S.Crocodile from Nowhere in particular to Anywhere in general. Large oblong format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners, some chipping. Scuff marks to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked. Page edge browning. Contents are still very good.

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SOME OLD LOVE SONGS
Written by Thomas Lodge; George Wither; et al. Illustrated by Alice Havers.
Stock no. 1319267
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title and decoration to front cover. Lovely chromolithograph and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light page browning, foxing to front endpapers. Some hinges are cracked causing contents to be a little loose.

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