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Large heavy format. Vol XI - No. 510 October 5, 1889 to No. 561 Sept 27, 1890. Green cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 832 pages. Spine has been glued into place, split to rear edge and top of front edge. Also bumped, worn and darkened. Wear to corners, covers grubby and marked. Joints look to have been broken or partially broken but glue in spine is holding them firm. All plates present but repaired tear to one. Endpapers are grubby but contents are generally clean.
Black spine and corners, green boards with embossed foliage pattern. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Large heavy format. Vol XIX No. 927 October 2, 1897 to No. 978 September 24, 1898. Spine is bumped and worn with some nicks and loss to ends, 2" split to front edge. Heavy wear to corners and grubby marks/stains to covers. Front joint cracked. Small tear to outside edge of first four pages. Small area coloured on illustration on first text page, colour has travelled through to next two pages. Light foxing. A couple of pages have creased corners. Endpapers browned. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. A few marks to text block. Contents generally clean.
Contains issues from October 5th 1889 - September 27th 1890. Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 11 colour or b/w plates including title page. Front cover and spine very stained and marked (damp?). Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small dark mark to rear cover. Joints cracked. Some pages are loose but none seem to be totally detached. Some foxing and an odd mark but most pages are clean.
October 1895 to September 1896. Large heavy format. Dark blue textured boards with leather corners and spine. Gilt titles and bands to spine. 10 plates listed, 2 are colour. 832 pages. Spine and corners worn with some loss of surface. Small split to top of spine. White marks (damp?) to covers. Three names in pen to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Contents are very good, just an odd mark. All plates present. Book has slight musty smell.
THE GIRL'S OWN ANNUAL - VOLUME 57
Written by Gladys M. Spratt; Elsie J. Oxenham; et al.
Stock no. 2112187
Published by The Girl's Own Paper Office. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large heavy format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Includes Oxenham story "Peggy and the Brotherhood". Light bumping and wear to spine and a couple of corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. Scarce wrapper is foxed, with some edge-creasing and closed tears; a few small chips of loss.