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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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THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM
Written by John Lindley.
Stock no. 1809129
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 3rd 1853. Almost very good condition.

The Structure, Classification, and Uses of Plants, Illustrated Upon the Natural System. Third Edition, with corrections and additional genera. A fat volume. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Upwards of 500 b/w illustrations to the text. B/w frontis depicts Interior of a Brazilian forest on the Organ Mountains. lxviii and 908 pages including index. Spine browned but gilt title still bright. Top & tail of spine a little frayed. Corners bumped. Joints cracked, some hinges pulled. Contemporary inscription in ink to top of title page. Scattered foxing throughout else a clean copy.

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THE NEWCOMES
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray. Illustrated by Richard Doyle.
Stock no. 984419
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1854. Slightly better than good condition.

First edition. 2 Volumes. Pages: viii, 380; viii, 375. Contemporary three-quarter brown leather binding, marbled boards and edges; raised bands, blind-tooling and gilt-lettered black morocco labels on spine. With Illustrations on steel and wood by Richard Doyle. Book: book plate to front endpaper. Corners worn. Some foxing throughout. Vol II has one 4-page gathering detached. Vol I has one page detached.

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