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NAVAL OPERATIONS VOL. III (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Julian S. Corbett.
Stock no. 1820022
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

xiv and 470 pages including index. History of the Great War based on official documents by direction of the historical section of the committee of imperial defence. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. One volume is text, the other volume contains folding maps (46) in publisher's map box. Boards badly marked. Spines nice and bright. Text block browned. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. A few scattered foxspots. All maps present in map box which is fraying to base of spine.

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THE ADVENTURES OF TWO DUTCH DOLLS AND A GOLLIWOGG
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 1819856
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1895. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cloth backed boards. Decorated cream endpapers. Delightful colour illustrations facing each page of verse. B/w vignettes to text. 64pp. Due to original binding technique, 4 page numbers duplicated with a little star beside the number. Oblong, 11 x 8.5". Boards just slightly grubby, corners lightly rubbed. Minor (faint) smudge to front pastedown. A few minor grubby marks to contents which appear lovely and bright. Overall a very nice copy indeed.

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A CATECHISM OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2133319
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1885. Good condition.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In its various applications in the arts, to which is now added a chapter on air and gas engines and another devoted to useful rules, tables and memoranda. New Edition, Much Enlarged and Mostly Rewritten. Illustrated with 212 woodcuts. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Front endpaper is MISSING! Foxing to outer page edges. A few grubby marks.

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THE PUZZLE OF LIFE; AND HOW IT HAS BEEN PUT TOGETHER
Written by Arthur Nicols.
Stock no. 1819467
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1877. Slightly better than good condition.

Second Edition. A Short History of the Formation of the Earth, with its Vegetable and Animal Life, from the Earliest Times. Including an account of pre-historic man, his weapons, tools and works. Small format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine & vignette to front, black title to front. B/w plates. 173 pages. Top & tail of spine rubbed & worn, a few scuffs and marks to covers. Lengthy inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Joints cracked, hinges pulled, binding still feels tight. Pages 30-31 heavily foxed, scattered foxspots otherwise. All plates present.

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THE PARTRIDGE
Written by H.A. MacPherson; A.J. Stuart-Wortley; George Saintsbury.
Stock no. 2132667
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1894. Very good condition.

Fur and Feather series. Second edition. B/w plates. Spine is browned. Some foxing to outer page edges; browning. Name and initials to verso of front endpaper.

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ANIMAL STORIES FROM ANDREW LANG
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by E. Caldwell; E.H. Fisher; H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1318729
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st thus 1933. Almost very good condition.

52 stories chosen by a little girl of 10. Yellow cloth with blue titles and vignettes. 7 colour plates, 100 b/w illustrations. 491 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby and marked with a slightly browned spine. Some light foxspots to endpapers and textblock else contents clean.

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THE BLUE POETRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford; Lancelot Speed.
Stock no. 1318456
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1918. Good condition.

New Impression. Lovely blue cloth covers with blind stamped design to front and gilt title to spine. Numerous illustrations in b/w throughout. 348 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Pencil writing to front endpapers has been erased. Tissue-guard to frontis is browned and there is some light foxing to the contents. The binding is slightly pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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THE GOLLIWOGG'S DESERT ISLAND
Written by Bertha Upton. Illustrated by Florence Upton.
Stock no. 1318243
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. Circa 1907. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. Large, oblong format. Wonderful colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and scuffed, stain to spine edge of front cover where colour has seeped from cloth. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper (dated 1907). Endpapers lightly browned. Front joint is cracked (between endpaper and title-page). Contents are foxed and slightly grubby. A nice copy overall.

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THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 2131548
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1921. Almost very good condition.

New Impression. Red cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine, stamped vignette to front cover. 419 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded, with bumping. Marks and spots to covers. Wear to corners. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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MEMOIRS OF THE CIVIL WAR IN WALES AND THE MARCHES 1642-1649 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by John Roland Phillips.
Stock no. 2127590
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1874. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy cloth, gilt titles to spines. Volume 2 is Documents. Spines are very browned, with some marks. Bumping to corners. Some uneven fading to edges. Names in ink to front pastedowns. Foxing to outer page edges. A few page edges are uncut.

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FLOWER LEGENDS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Hilda Murray. Illustrated by J.S. Eland.
Stock no. 2126687
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1ST 1901. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour plates. A few marks to covers; some nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is a bit cracked. Some marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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WOLFE IN SCOTLAND IN THE '45 AND FROM 1749 TO 1753
Written by J.T. Findlay.
Stock no. 2125577
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine, blind title to front cover. B/w frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine, with a few chips/nicks to cloth at top and tail. Fade along edge of back cover, next to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to enapapers and outer page edges.

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