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THOMAS SYDENHAM
Written by Joseph Frank Payne.
Stock no. 1818179
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Masters of Medicine series. Thomas Sydenham was a founder of clinical medicine and epidemiology. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w frontis with tissue guard. xvi and 264 pages plus adverts to rear. Corners bumped, gilt to spine fading. Small previous owner's label to front pastedown, name in ink and embossed stamp to front endpaper. Heavy browning to page edges. Foxing to rear endpaper.

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THE WOULDBEGOODS
Written by E. Nesbit.
Stock no. 2129926
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1901. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine and front cover. 18 b/w plates. 331 pages. Top edge gilt. Stain to front cover. Small writing in ink to front cover. Corners and spine are bumped, with wear. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper is MISSING. Joints are cracked. Some foxing and browning. Pencil annotations to some margins. Two plates are detached, but loosely inserted; have some edge-chipping/creasing. A reading copy.

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WALES
Written by Owen M. Edwards.
Stock no. 2128571
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1901. Very good condition.

The Story of the Nations series. School Leather Binding. Slightly raised bands to spine; gilt title and decorations. School crest/stamp to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine has faded. Wear to cover edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some spotting and foxing.

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THE WAY OF AN EAGLE
Written by Ethel M. Dell. Illustrated by Edmund Blampied.
Stock no. 2127413
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1916. Very good condition.

White cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Tissue guarded colour plates. 369 pages. Some grubby marks and a bit of browning to covers. Names in ink to verso of front endpaper and to half-title page. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges. All plates present.

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ROMAN LIFE UNDER THE CAESARS
Written by Emile Thomas.
Stock no. 2126488
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1899. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. bo Spine is browned/faded. Uneven marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Some foxing. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. A few hinges are pulled.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506407
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Poor condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small line indentation to top of front cover. Looks like an unsuccessful attempt has been made to clean the covers which are now part shiny/part matt and unevenly coloured and marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Frontis and one other plate MISSING, a few have small ink spots to them. Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506329
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at top and some loss of cloth from bottom edge. Heavy bumping to top corners, lower corners lightly bumped. Covers are grubby, front cover marked, rear cover scuffed. Gilt dulled on spine. Front joint badly cracked between front endpaper and following page, holding by binding threads. Top set of threads pulled affecting first couple of gatherings. Rear joint cracked showing webbing, one hinge cracked. Endpapers browned and lightly foxed, rear are also grubby, verso of front endpaper has splash marks and partial footprint. Tiny bookseller's label to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present, tissue guard to frontis heavily foxed.

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ST. NICHOLAS VOL XIV PART I NOVEMBER 1886 TO APRIL 1887
Written by Mary Mapes Dodge; Palmer Cox; Louisa M. Alcott; Frank R. Stockton; et al. Illustrated by Palmer Cox; Joseph Pennell; R.B. Birch; et al..
Stock no. 1505998
Published by The Century Co.; T. Fisher Unwin. 1887. Slightly better than good condition.

An Illustrated Magazine For Young Folks Conducted by Dodge. Red cloth covers with black and gilt decoration. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped, worn and browned, nicks to cloth at ends. A few small areas of surface loss on covers. Corners bumped and worn. Covers darkened and a bit grubby. Front endpaper browned with vertical crease and ink name stamp. Foxing to endpapers. Contents very good, just a few fingermarks.

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THE BROWNIES THROUGH THE UNION
Written by Palmer Cox. Illustrated by Palmer Cox.
Stock no. 1315830
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st UK 1895. Very good condition.

The Fifth Brownies book in which they travel around America. All text in rhyme. Pale brown mottled pictorial cloth with dark brown titles. B/w illustrations. 144 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some light fingering to contents but generally clean. Belongs to box neatly complete in ink.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1503431
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 4th 1902. Slightly better than good condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Lovely red cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages. All edges red. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some marks to covers, top edge of front cover faded. Front joint a little cracked. Book plate to front endpaper. 1 plate is detached, 2 have colouring. Foxing and a few marks to contents.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (HENRY VII TO ELIZABETH)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312999
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2.5" of spine. Light scuff marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Endpapers lightly browned. Some messy colouring to the b/w illustrations. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.

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THE MONARCHS OF MERRY ENGLAND (JAMES I TO EDWARD VII)
Written by Roland Carse. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1312998
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. Good condition.

Humourous rhymes of historical times. Large format. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Red cloth spine. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to top 2" of spine. Light scratch marks to rear cover. Front joint cracked. Light pencil mark to rear endpaper. Some messy colour to the b/w illustrations, pencil doodles to one of the plates. Grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some tears at inner margins. Very scarce in this format.

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