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GRANDMOTHER DEAR
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 1317965
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1895. Good condition.

Blue cloth with dark blue title to spine and decorations to front cover. Gilt title to front. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine and cover edges browned. Front free-endpaper is missing. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents.

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GLAUCUS; OR, THE WONDERS OF THE SHORE
Written by Charles Kingsley.
Stock no. 2131108
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1855. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. B/w frontis and booklist to rear. Spine and edges are faded. A few splash marks to front cover. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing.

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THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO
Written by Alfred Russel Wallace.
Stock no. 2127689
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 4th 1872. Very good condition.

Red leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt titles; black title box. Marbled boards. 4th edition. B/w illustrations. Some bumping and light wear to spine and corners. Darkening to leather on spine. Foxing. Small tear with a little loss to tissue-guard to frontis.

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SOME OF AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; Alfred Caldecott. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 2124995
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.

Some of aesop's fables with modern instances shewn in designs by Randolph Caldecott from new translations by Alfred Caldecott. The engravings by J.D. Cooper. Large format. Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to cloth at corners. Black mark to spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. There also also a stain to outer page edges, which has seeped through to some page margins. Some margin marks.

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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1317063
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1893. Almost very good condition.

Limited edition of four hundred ad seventy copies of the large paper edition. Dark red cloth, white title label to spine. 256 pages, edges untrimmed. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers faded to spine and edges, title-label to spine rubbed. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to endpapers. Joints starting to crack. Page browning throughout.

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THE GIRLS AND I
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1208826
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black title and vignette plus gilt border to front. Gilt title and decorations to spine. 192 pages. 7 full-page b/w illustrations. One plate missing. Spine browned. Covers slightly soiled. Endpapers browned, rear endpaper soiled. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents very good.

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THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling.
Stock no. 2123416
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1897. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. 38 b/w text ilustrations. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers; some spotting. Front endpaper is creased. Foxing and some page margin marks.

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THE PEACOCK SPRING
Written by Rumer Godden.
Stock no. 1507425
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Suddenly, as term opens, 15-year-old Una Gwithiam, in the middle of a promising school career, is peremptorily summoned with her younger sister, Hal, to join her father in New Delhi. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0333180429. Spine bumped. Light foxing to text block. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a faded spine.

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MANY INVENTIONS
Written by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2122455
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1893. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt border to top of front cover and top of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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AT LAST: A CHRISTMAS IN THE WEST INDIES
Written by Charles Kingsley.
Stock no. 1506493
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1871. Very good condition.

2 volumes. Rebound in three quarter brown leather binding with marbled boards. 7.25 x 5.25". B/w illustrations. 316 and 315 pages with 4 page publication list in each volume. A few light scratches to leather. Some light browning and foxing to contents but otherwise generally clean. One plate from vol 1 has been inserted into vol 2, one plate in vol 2 is present but in different placed to listed.

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SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Harry Furniss.
Stock no. 1405774
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignettes to front and rear covers. 46 b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. 423 pages plus booklist. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded else cloth and gilt still bright. Heavy foxing to prelims and last page. Couple of marks affecting a few page margins.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; Alfred Ainger.
Stock no. 1208284
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1895. Almost very good condition.

An introduction to the study of Shakespeare for the young reader. Introduction by Ainger. Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine. 368 pages. Spine bumped and rubbed at top and tail. Corners slightly worn. Covers a little marked. Foxing to endpapers. Some pages have ragged edges where they have been roughly opened. Text not affected.

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