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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.

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THE BABY'S OPERA
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818417
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1877. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, brown pictorial boards. Black endpapers. Colour illustrations and text decorations printed by Edmund Evans. Board edges rubbed, corners worn. Free front endpaper starting to detach from bottom. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Rear hinge split but binding hanging on. Page 49/50 and 55/56 is detached but present. Other hinges pulled. Contents therefore fragile in binding. A few grubby marks to contents.

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THE BABY'S BOUQUET
Written by Lucy Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1818416
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1878. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Square format. Decorated endpapers. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. "A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes". Companion volume to "The Baby's Opera". Corners worn, boards a little browned. Cloth spine is fraying and has a couple of small pinholes to lower rear edge. Front joint split but binding thread holding. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to half-title page. Hinges pulled. A few margin marks.

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A SKETCH-BOOK OF R. CALDECOTT'S
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1318255
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1883. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Beige cloth with green cloth spine and corners. Colour and sepia illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly grubby. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Some light page browning and light fingering to contents.

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THE BABY'S BOUQUET
Written by Lucy Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2130295
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. Square format. Decorated endpapers. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. "A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes and Tunes". Companion volume to "The Baby's Opera". Rebacked (new spine). Original covers; some paper chipping, with loss. Heavy wear and bumping to corners. Contents have some tape/paper repairs to binding/pages. Chipping to page edges, some browning. A reading copy.

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RIDE A COCK-HORSE TO BANBURY CROSS & A FARMER WENT TROTTING UPON HIS GREY MARE
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1609782
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1884. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour pictures and b/w text illustrations throughout. A Caldecott Picture Book. Foxing to outer page edges and some margins.

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THE MILKMAID
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1609781
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Very good condition.

R. Caldecott's Picture Books series. Pictorial card wraps. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Story in verse. Foxing to outer page edges and margins. Slight wear to spine.

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AN ELEGY ON THE GLORY OF HER SEX MRS. MARY BLAIZE
Written by Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1208821
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Almost very good condition.

R. Caldecott's Picture Books. Oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 22 pages. Covers creased and a little grubby. Light creasing to pages. A couple of margins marks else contents clean.

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A DAY IN A CHILD'S LIFE
Written by Myles B. Foster. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1506740
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1881. Slightly better than good condition.

Songs for a child's day with music. Colour illustrations throughout. 10 x 8.5 ". Green and yellow pictorial paper boards. 29 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A couple of nasty bumps to outside edges of covers. Some browning and a few marks to covers. Marks to endpapers including residue from small label on front endpaper. Large corner missing from rear endpaper, approx. 2 x 5". Contents generally clean.

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LITTLE ANN AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Jane Taylor; Ann Taylor. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1506651
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1883. Good condition.

Olive green spine and corners, cream pictorial boards. Yellow endpapers. Blue edges. 64 pages. 9.25 x 6". Printed by Edmund Evans. Spine and corners bumped and worn, nicks to cloth at ends of spine. Covers grubby, spine darkened. Tiny bookseller's label to front pastedown. Both joints cracked. Foxing and a few grubby marks to contents. Nick to outside edge of rear endpaper.

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A DAY IN A CHILD'S LIFE
Written by Myles B. Foster. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1506041
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st 1881. Slightly better than good condition.

Songs for a child's day with music. Colour illustrations throughout. 10 x 8.5 ". Green and yellow pictorial paper boards. 29 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with light marks and scratches and foxing to edges. Bookseller's label to front pastedown. Faint erased writing to front endpaper and to verso. One hinge cracked. Light browning and a few fingermarks to contents.

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THE FARMER'S BOY
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1505849
Published by George Routledge & Sons. circa 1890. Good condition.

One of R. Caldecott's Picture Book. 9 x 8". 8 colour plus b/w illustrations. 30 pages. Tape stuck along full length of spine. Rear cover partially faded and slightly grubby along bottom edge. Contents detached from covers and string binding broken so pages are loose. A little foxing and an odd fingermark to contents.

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