Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
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A Tale for Choristers (founded on fact). Small format. Brown decorated cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 3 b/w plates. 174 pages plus 2 page publication list. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with small damp patch to top edge of front cover. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to contents but generally clean.
Brown decorated cloth, gilt titles. Floral decorated endpapers. 256 pages plus publication list to rear. 3 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight darkening to cover edges. Endpapers and page edges browned. Tobacco smell to contents.
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Small fromat. Embossed grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Yellow endpapers. 198 pages plus publication list to rear. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Musty smell to contents.
A YEAR OF COUNTRY LIFE; OR, THE CHRONICLE OF THE YOUNG NATURALISTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318701
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1853. Good condition.
Embossed brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Cream endpapers. 247 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spinea nd corners bumped and worn, cover edges rubbed. Cloth scuffed. Tiny binder's (S.Curtis) sticker to front pastedown. Foxing and fingering to textblock and page margins.
Translated from the German and French by a father and daughter (W.P. and E.I.S.P.). Small format. Green deocrated cloth with gilt vignette of a fox to front cover and gilt title to spine. 103 pages and 4 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Covers darkened. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy browning to title-page. Grubby fingermarks to page margins and some corner tips creased.
Pale green/blue pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning and spotting to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper; colour butterfly transfer to verso of frontis; some to inscription. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.
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Blue cloth with gilt titles and two colour decorations. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Margin tear, with small loss to edge of front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Margin marks.
THE ROYAL PROGRESS OF KING PEPITO
Written by Beatrix F. Cresswell. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2131018
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1889. Slightly better than good condition.
Brown pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Chipping to cover edges and spine, with loss of paper cover. Damp stain to front cover. Rear joint is partially cracked. Endpapers are browned. Contents are still very good!
OPPOSITE NEIGHBOURS AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by W.J. Morgan.
Stock no. 2128345
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.
Peach pictorial cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers, with some scuffs. Some grubby marks and foxspots to pages.
Large format. Red spine. Pictorial boards. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. Some browning to covers and pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few edge-tears and chips; browned.
Glimpses of Life in a Great Benedictine Monastery In The Fourteenth Century. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. Uneven fading and marks to covers. Bumping. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Some page browning and foxing.
Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 3 b/w plates. Floral decorated endpapers. 215 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Bubbling to the cloth on rear panel. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing and margin marks. Couple of hinges are cracked.