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AUNT SALLY'S LIFE
Written by Margaret Gatty.
Stock no. 1318769
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1876. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Blue cloth, gilt title and embossed decorations. B/w plates. 85 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some darkening to spine and cover edges. Name and address in pencil to front free-endpaper. First text page is detached at lower 2". Some grubby fingermarks to contents.

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TORPEDOES AND TORPEDO-VESSELS
Written by G.E. Armstrong. Illustrated by Chevalier De Martino.
Stock no. 1818379
Published by George Bell & Sons. 2nd 1901. Good condition.

A Royal Navy Handbook. Second Edition, revised. Giving the reader an elementary knowledge of the most modern development of naval warfare, namely, the science of torpedoes. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. xvi and 306 pages including index. Spine heavily mottled and mottling also to sides. '10/6' written in blue ink to front pastedown. Front joint starting to crack. Spine cocked. One or two hinges pulled. Endpapers browned.

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JEAN-FRANCOIS MILLET AND THE BARBIZON SCHOOL
Written by Arthur Tomson.
Stock no. 2131256
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1903. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w plates. Spine is very browned/darkened. Spotting to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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JAN OF THE WINDMILL
Written by Juliana Horatia Ewing. Illustrated by Mrs. Allingham.
Stock no. 1316853
Published by George Bell & Sons. 3rd 1884. Almost very good condition.

Town and Country Series. Third Edition. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt vignette of windmill and black borders to front cover. 7 x 4.75". Eleven b/w illustrations. 310 pages plus 24 page book list. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Joints cracked. Name and date in ink to half-title page. Some light page browning.

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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON VOLUME III
Written by James Boswell; Napier.
Stock no. 2121688
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1892. Very good condition.

Together with The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. Edited by Alexander Napier. Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Some foxing and page browning. Volume III ONLY!

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THE BROWNIES AND OTHER TALES
Written by Juliana Horatia Ewing. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1505850
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1st thus 1910. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with cream titles and vignette. Illustrated endpapers. 8 colour plates. 176pp. 7x 5". 6 short stories. Spine browned. Small dent to top edge of rear cover. Wear to vignette border. Book plate to front pastedown. Rear joint partially cracked. Ink inscription and crease to half-title page. Endpapers browned. A few fox spots and an odd mark to contents.

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THE PINAFORE PICTURE BOOK
Written by W.S. Gilbert. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1505657
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, dark blue titles and white vignette of ship to front. Blue pictorial endpapers. 16 colour plates with paper guards, b/w text illustrations. All edges blue. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine lightly browned and a few small marks to covers. Contents very good. All plates present.

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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON VOLUME V
Written by James Boswell; Napier.
Stock no. 1404562
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1892. Very good condition.

Together with The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. Edited by Alexander Napier. Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine. Folding map at front of book. 422 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Browning to endpapers and prelims. An occasional foxspot. Top edge of text block is dusty. Contents are otherwise clean.

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AUNT JUDY'S CHRISTMAS VOLUME FOR 1874
Written by H.K.F. Gatty; Juliana Horatia Ewing. Illustrated by W.H. Petherick; H. Paterson; J. Temple; et al..
Stock no. 1503091
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1874. Good condition.

Mid green cloth with gilt title boxes and decorations to spine. Embossed decorations to covers. All edges red. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations. 760 pages Covers are badly damp stained although spine is not too bad just bumped and worn. Corners worn. Bump to top edge of front cover. Front joint cracked next to title page. Rear joint badly cracked between endpaper and last page, pastedown lifting from board alongside joint. Pencil name to front endpaper. Front endpaper partially stuck to following page. Some foxing but contents generally very good.

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THE BOTANIST'S POCKET BOOK
Written by W.R. Hayward.
Stock no. 1710660
Published by George Bell & Sons. 2nd 1878. Good condition.

Small format. Covers grubby and bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Front joint weak.

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THE PINAFORE PICTURE BOOK
Written by W.S. Gilbert. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward.
Stock no. 1402335
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, dark blue titles and white vignette of ship to front. Blue pictorial endpapers. 16 colour plates with paper guards, b/w text illustrations. All edges blue. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine is browned. Damp mottle marks to covers plus a few grubby marks. Nameplate to front endpaper. Couple of plates are detached at top but still firmly attached at bottom. A few grubby marks but contents generally clean.

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JOHNSON'S GARDENERS' DICTIONARY
Written by C. H. Wright; D. Dewar.
Stock no. 1605030
Published by George Bell & Sons. 1898. Fair condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. A new edition thoroughly revised and considerably enlarged. Corners bumped and worn, spine bumped with splitting at top and tail. 9cm split to top front edge of spine. Joints cracked, strengthened with pieces of tape. Inscription to front endpaper. Contents generally are very good.

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