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CRANFORD
Written by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1320195
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 3rd 1907. Very good condition.

English Idylls series. Pale green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 25 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of large crease marks in cloth on rear cover. Name plate to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers, foxing to contents (some heavy). Front joint is cracked.

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THE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Oliver Goldsmith; Austin Dobson. Illustrated by Mrs. Herbert Railton.
Stock no. 1820468
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st thus 1891. Almost very good condition.

Limited Edition of 150. The Temple Library series. Vellum(?) spines, orange/brown title to spine, green cloth boards. Deckle-edged. Numbered copy 139. Both spines grubby, volume II spine is also worn with chips of missing vellum and title is faded. Endpapers and text block browned. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319477
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1898. Very good condition.

The first Rackham edition. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Illustrated green endpapers. 12 full page colour illustrations with tissue guards. Gilt top, other edges untrimmed. 90 drawings in b/w. 638 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spne and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers. Name and date in ink and page browning to half title-page. Foxing to contents (mainly at page margins). Page 376 is slightly grubby for some reason, otherwise contents are clean.

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THE NEW WORLD FAIRY BOOK
Written by Howard Angus Kennedy. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 2129852
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1904. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. A little chipping/fraying to cloth at corners of top of spine. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Page edges are uncut, with margin tears to some. Front joint is cracked.

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THE VALE OF CEDARS & OTHER TALES
Written by Grace Aguilar; Walter Jerrold. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 1315428
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Introduction by Jerrold. Pictorial cloth covers. Colour frontis-piece. Uncut pages, top edge of pages cut, with gilt finish. 428 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly grubby. Small hole to front endpaper, crack to top 2" of front joint. Half-title has been torn out. Foxing to contents and some page browning.

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OLD SONGS FOR YOUNG ENGLAND
Written by Clarence Forsythe. Illustrated by B. Ostertag.
Stock no. 1314989
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1901. Very good condition.

Harmonized by Clarence Forsythe. Large oblong format (10.25 x 12"). Brown cloth with illustration to front cover. Floral decorated endpapers. 46 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper which is also very slightly edge chipped. Page browning to half-title. Foxing to textblock. Some light fingering else contents clean.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1314241
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st thus 1907. Very good condition.

Olive green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Large format. Dark green pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 24 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. Spine and corners slightly bumped with minimal rubbing. Small indentations to cover edges. All plates present, a couple have light corner creases all others are fine. Foxing to contents and some light fingering to page margins.

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THE TALKING THRUSH AND OTHER TALES FROM INDIA
Written by W.H.D. Rouse; W. Crooke. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1310971
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. Collected by W. Crooke and retold by Rouse. Indian folk-tales. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Covers grubby and marked, red ink marks to front cover. Child's red ink writing to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, foxing to page edges. Front joint cracked. Lower corner of rear free-endpaper torn off (only a small piece).

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1305999
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Leather binding with a few gilt floral motifs at cover corners and to spine, raised bands to spine and red title block with gilt title. Marble effect endpapers and textblock. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 638 pages. Covers are edge rubbed and worn, also scuffed. There is foxing especially to prelims and page edges. A name address in pencil to front fly-leaf and another along with inscription in pencil to half-title. Page 57/8 has a small tear at lower margin which has been tape repaired.

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A BOOK OF DAYS FOR LITTLE ONES
Written by Clare Bridgman. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1702347
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.; E.P. Dutton & Co.. 1st 1901. Fair condition.

The Bairn Books. Pictorial cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. 120 Pages. Covers scuffed and faded. Front joint broken with rest of binding weak. One page tipped back in with tape. Some colouring, and a little pencil writing to a couple of pages.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS or MIRTH & MARVELS
Written by R. Barham. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 382097
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

3/4 bound dark blue leather with raised bands and gilt title to spine, marbled boards and endpapers. Binding by Zaehnsdorf. 24 colour plates with captioned guards (mounted on to stiff green paper). 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. 549 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 3 of the plates have light corner creases, all others in fine condition. Some light foxing (mainly to prelims and outer page edges). A very handsome book.

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THE CHRONICLES OF AUNT MINERVY ANN
Written by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by A.B. Frost.
Stock no. 378074
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1899. Very good condition.

Yellow cloth, gilt title to spine and blind stamped publishers motif to front cover. B/w plates. 210 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, cover edges lightly rubbed. Spine slightly darkened. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of hinges pulled. Some foxing to contents but generally clean.

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