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'ASK MAMMA'
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1818393
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1858. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 13 Hand-coloured steel engravings, b/w wood engravings. 412 pages. Re-backed with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Board edges worn, boards grubby. Bookplate to front pastedown. All plates present. Binding worn but tight. A few grubby marks throughout.

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MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 2130945
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners; black title label with gilt title to spine. Red cloth covers. Hand coloured plates and b/w illustrations. Heavy wear with some chips and a little loss to spine and corners. Scuffing and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is almost entirely broken. Inscription in ink to prelims. Foxing throughout.

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REMINISCENCES OF A HUNTSMAN
Written by Grantley F. Berkeley. Illustrated by John Leech; G.H. Jalland.
Stock no. 2130938
Published by Edward Arnold. 1897. Almost very good condition.

Cream spine and corners (appears to have been rebound from original), with original brown title label laid down on spine. Colour and 8 b/w plates. Top edge gilt. A New Edition. Darkening and chipping, with some loss to spine and corners. Bumping to corners. Scuffing also to marbled covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Names in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1817631
Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1854. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine & corners with gilt title to spine and 5 raised bands. Marbled paper sides. 17 hand-coloured steel engravings, numerous b/w engravings on wood. viii and 550 pages. Rebound. Front and rear joint very tight. Front joint pulled between endpaper and frontispiece. All plates present. Contents grubby.

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THE FAVOURITE PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by John Absolon; Halbot Knight Phiz Browne; John Gilbert; Thomas Landseer; John Leech; J.S. Prout; Harrison Weir; et al..
Stock no. 2128661
Published by Grant and Griffith. circa 1870. Almost very good condition.

'A gallery of delights designed for the amusement and instruction of the young with several hundred illustrations'. New Edition. Large format. Cloth spine with orange decorated boards. Hand-coloured illustrations. 32 pages (printed on one side only). Covers are worn and scuffed. New endpapers. Frontis is MISSING! Light foxing and grubby fingermarks to pages. A decent copy of an early edition.

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LITTLE WALKS IN LONDON
Written by Yveling Rambaud. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1507488
Published by Longman, Green And Co.. 1875. Very good condition.

A tutor takes two children on six walks in London to show them a different world, more real, and less flattering which will amuse but give some instructive lessons. Green spine, yellow paper boards with black titles. Text in French and English. 7 full-page b/w illustrations. 57 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Bookplate and small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Browning/foxing to endpapers and first and last few pages. Contents generally clean.

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'PLAIN OR RINGLETS?'
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1814075
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1914. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards with gilt title and vignette to front. Colour plates & b/w text illustrations. 539 pages plus 8 pages publisher adverts to rear. Top edge gilt. Spine browned and edge worn, corners worn. Four small black marks to front board. Name & date in pencil to free front endpaper. Minor foxing to vertical edges. Evidence of bookworm to rear contents (not bad).

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WHIMSICALITIES: A PERIODICAL GATHERING
Written by Thomas Hood. Illustrated by Thomas Hood; John Leech; George Cruikshank; W. Harvey.
Stock no. 2120776
Published by E. Moxon Son & Company. Circa 1879. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial binding, gilt titles. To which are added: 'York and Lancaster' and 'Lost and Found' - A Fragment. The 'Epping Hunt' and 'Eugene Aram'. A majority of the content gathered in this volume, were originally contributed to the New Monthly Magazine, during the Author's late Editorship. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine, which also has chipping and fraying to cloth along bottom edge and small split to top of spine, again with a little fraying of cloth. Bookplate and inscription in ink to front pastedown. Marks to outer page edges. Some foxing.

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PUCK ON PEGASUS
Written by H. Cholmondeley-Pennell. Illustrated by John Leech; John Tenniel; et al..
Stock no. 1801549
Published by John Camden Hotten. 6th 1869. Fair condition.

Sixth edition, revised and enlarged. Blue cloth boards, bevelled edges, gilt titles, xii and 196 plus four page publisher adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Boards marked, spine worn with loss to top. Front joint cracked. A few hinges split and one section detached. One or two margin marks but contents generally clean.

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