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THE FAMILY FRIEND XLII
Written by W. Francis Aitken; Lilias Campbell Davidson; et al.
Stock no. 1404802
Published by S. W. Partridge & Co.. 1912. Poor condition.

Annual for 1912 containing the monthly parts for 1911. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing and mother and children. Adverts to endpapers. B/w illustrations. 188 pages. Containing Houses of Clay. complete novel by Lillias Campbell Davidson. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine is faded. Board edges scuffed. Scratches and some surface paper damage to rear board. Some scratches to front board. Front joint broken. Rear joint almost broken, showing webbing below. Many hinges are almost broken - just being held on by threads. Prelims and first page of story detached. Inscription to title page. Page browning and foxing. A reading copy.
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THE ANIMALS' TOURING CLUB
Written by Sheila E. Braine. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson.
Stock no. 1505283
Published by Ernest Nister. Slightly better than good condition.

Oblong format: 9 x 11.5". Cloth spine, pictorial front board. 8 chromo plates plus b/w illustrations. Unpaginated. Spine rebacked with green cloth. Wear to corners and cover edges. Vertical crease to front cover near to spine. Light scuffing to rear cover. 5 neatly repaired margin tears. Fingermarks to lower and side margins. Light browning and a little foxing. All plates present.
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SUNNY TALES
Written by Nora Hopper; M.A. Hoyer; S.E. Bennett; et al; Edric Vredenburg. Illustrated by Jessie Watkins; A. Dixon; M. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 1505282
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows boy and girl, girl holding a lamb. 5 chromolithographs plus b/w illustrations. Short stories and rhymes edited by Vredenburg. 10 x 7.5". Spine bumped and worn with a couple of small white marks. Covers slightly browned with a few marks, scuffing to rear cover. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Light stain to bottom of many pages alongside spine. Just a few fingermarks and fox spots to contents.
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THE FAMILY FRIEND 1878
Written by W.H.G. Kingston; C.E. Bowen; et al. Illustrated by Harrison Weir; J. King; et al..
Stock no. 1404801
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1878. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial boards with gilt title to spine. Black title in gilt title block and black decorations to front. Pictorial onlay showing a horse and a dog. 188 pages plus 8 page booklist to rear. First story is The Widow of Gouda by W.H.G. Kingston. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. A few light marks to rear cover. Small tear to paper at top of front joint. Small tear to last page of book list. Some fingering and the occasional foxspot otherwise contents clean.
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MY OWN BOOK OF COLOURED PICTURES
No author listed. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; Honor C. Appleton; Frank Hart; et al..
Stock no. 1505281
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial covers, front shows baby with toy monkey. 12 full page colour illustrations with title below. Spine worn with 3.5" split to rear edge which has been glued into place, small split with some fraying to top. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby and marked. Split to tape at bottom of most hinges. 3.5" split to top of one hinge. Crack to one board alongside spine. Small margins to margins, illustrations still bright.
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JOLLY PICTURES
No author listed. Illustrated by Topham; Jack Orr; S.G. Hulme Beaman; et al..
Stock no. 1505280
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial boards. 16 full page colour illustrations with a title beneath. Pictures mostly of children doing things. Top corner on rear cover has surface paper damage, lower corner has wrinkling. Wear to other corners and cover edges, covers a bit grubby. Some marks to margins, illustrations still bright.
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THE FAMILY FRIEND 1888
Written by Emma Leslie; Mark Guy Pearse; Emma Marshall; et al. Illustrated by Theo. Carreras; J. King; et al..
Stock no. 1404800
Published by S.W. Partridge. 1888. Very good condition.

Vol. XIX. Brown decorated cloth with gilt titles and black decorations with pictorial inlay to front cover. B/W illustrations. 188 pages. First story is Bolingbrokes Folly by Emma Leslie. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Name and date to verso of front endpaper. Erased pencil marks to top of first text page. Some foxing and a few marks.
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TRAINS
No author listed. Illustrated by R.B. Way.
Stock no. 1505279
Published by Nelson. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green spine. Pictorial boards. Bright colour pictures with one sentence of text below. A Board Book. Spine faded. Wear to corners and cover edges. Some marks to covers. Ink inscription to top margin of first page. A few marks to margins.
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THE FAMILY FRIEND 1890
Written by Emma Leslie; Henley I. Arden; et al. Illustrated by Sydney Cowell; Harold Copping; W. Rainey; et al..
Stock no. 1404799
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1890. Very good condition.

Volume XXI. Red pictorial cloth with gilt title and black decorations. Pictorial onlay (showing a bunch of roses) to front board. B/w illustrations. 188 pages. First story is Gerald's Dilemma by Emma Leslie. Spine bumped, rubbed and a little faded. Corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Name to top of first page of story. Some foxing and a few light brown marks otherwise contents generally clean.
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THE FAMILY FRIEND 1885
Written by Mrs. A. K. Dunning; Mrs. G.S. Reaney; et al. Illustrated by G.C. Hindley; Harrison Weir; W. J. Webb; et al..
Stock no. 1404798
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. 1885. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Pictorial inlay (3 roses) to front cover. B/w illustrations. 186 numbered pages plus index and 2 page book list. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few marks to rear cover. Prize presentation plate to front endpaper. Browning to prelims and verso of rear endpaper. Tear to inner margin of first page of story. Some foxing, mainly to page edges and a few marks otherwise contents mostly clean.
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SNORRI THE SEAL
Written by Frithjof Saelen. Illustrated by Frithjof Saelen.
Stock no. 1315355
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1958. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine; pictorial front cover. Translated by Stephen England. Colour illustrations. Snorri was the most conceited of all the baby seals in the Arctic Sea. Binding is very slightly twisted (book doesn't sit flat on desk). Spine bumped. Corners worn. A few spots to covers and erased heavy pencil mark to front cover. Prize plate to front endpaper. Foxing to contents. Some grubby margin marks, especially to page 17. Small margin tear to page 49. A decent copy of a very scarce little book.
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THE EAGLE BOOK OF OF AMAZING STORIES
No author listed. Illustrated by F. Matania.
Stock no. 1505278
Published by IPC Magazines Ltd.. 1974. Slightly better than good condition.

A collection of stories from history. Glazed pictorial boards. Illustrated throughout. 95 pages. 11 x 7.5". Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Evidence of label removed from front cover. A couple of hinges cracked. 'And' written to first text page. A few illustrations have had the weapons coloured with black pen. Pages browned especially edges.
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