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JACK AND JILL
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 379298
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Very good condition.

Large format (29 x 25.5cm). Brown cloth spine, blue pictorial boards - front shows black silhouettes of Jack and Jill (dog and cat) in front of full white moon. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 short chapters each with a colour plate. Spine slightly bumped. Light rubbing to cover edges. Some foxing and discolouration to front board and light scuffing to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint just starting to crack. Foxing to contents but plates beautifully bright and contents generally clean.
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TINY TADPOLE AND OTHER TALES
Written by Frances Freeling Broderip. Illustrated by Thomas Hood.
Stock no. 379614
Published by Griffith and Farran. 1st 1862. Almost very good condition.

Embossed green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 176 pages, all edges gilt. 6 hand-coloured plates with tissue-guards. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers a little darkened. Grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout (including to plate margins but actual illustrations still lovely and bright). Foxing to tissue-guards. A light scratch mark to margin of frontis affects the picture a little bit.
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THE VOYAGE OF THE ARCTIC TERN
Written by Hugh Montgomery. Illustrated by Nick Poullis.
Stock no. 403534
Published by Synapse Gb Ltd.. 1st 2000. Very good condition.

An epic tale of seamanship told in verse. Red cloth spine. Gilt title to spine. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. (A rare edition, published prior to the trade edition). ISBN: 0953915905. SIGNED with inscription by author on title page, Also SIGNED by various people mentioned in the acknowledgements by the author. Corners bumped. Title-page and foreword pages detached (due to binding error). A really nice copy.
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LITTLE SONGS OF LONG AGO
Written by Alfred Moffat. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 508200
Published by Augener Ltd.. Circa 1915. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Dark yellow cloth, oval pictorial onlay to front cover. Delightful colour illustrations. Traditional nursery rhymes with music. REDUCED from £160. Damp mark to corners of cloth covers. Contents bright and clean. Pictorial wrapper is torn and creased, with some loss, mainly to rear corner edges.
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A SURVEY OF THE CITY OF WORCESTER
Written by Valentine Green.
Stock no. 553859
Published by J. Butler. 1st 1764. Almost very good condition.

Containing the ecclesiastical and Civil Government thereof, as originally founded and the present administration as since reformed. Comprehending also the most material parts of it history from its foundation to the present time. Extracted from the best authorities. Together with an Account of whatever is most remarkable for grandeur, Elegance, Curiosity or Use in this Antient City. Embellished with 16 copper plates. Full brown calf binding, gilt title to spine. B/w engravings. 252 pages. 15 of 16 plates present plus additional b/w plate not listed and seemingly not related to the book. Rebacked with new endpapers. Overall a really nice copy. REDUCED FROM £350.
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THE HISTORY OF DUMBARTONSHIRE
Written by Joseph Irving.
Stock no. 553879
Published by J. Irving. 1st 1857. Good condition.

Three-quarters brown calf binding, gilt title to spine, Purple boards, marbled edges. Folding map. Map torn with no loss else contents very good indeed. Corners worn.
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POEMS
Written by Edward Lysaght.
Stock no. 555894
Published by Gilbert And Hodges. 1st 1811. Very good condition.

Full burgundy morocco binding. Gilt title, decorations and raised bands to spine. Gilt borders to covers. Marbled endpapers. Portrait frontis. Front joint cracked. Light page-edge browning. Corners rubbed.
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AN HISTORICAL TOUR IN MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by William Coxe. Illustrated by R.C. Hoare.
Stock no. 556822
Published by T. Cadell. 1st 1801. Slightly better than good condition.

Two volumes. Full brown calf binding, red title labels to spine. Gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. Magnificently rebound. Foxing throughout. Contents page creased in one volume. Lacks East View of Llanthony Abbey and the Plan of Monmouth.
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OLD KARNARVON A HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE TOWN OF CARNARVON WITH NOTICES OF THE PARISH CHURCHES OF LLANBEBLIG & LLANFAGLAN
Written by William Henry Jones.
Stock no. 557152
Published by H. Humphreys. 1st 1889. Very good condition.

Small format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Black decoration and title to front cover. Frontis is a copy of the 1610 map of Carnarvon. 186 pages plus 6 page booklist. Bookplate of R.J.Thomas to front pastedown. Corners bumped. REDUCED FROM £225.
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CALENDARS OF GWYNEDD OR CHRONOLOGICAL LISTS OF LORDS-LIEUTENANT, CUSTODES ROTULORUM, SHERIFFS AND KNIGHTS OF THE SHIRE FOR THE COUNTIES OF ANGLESEY, CAERNARVON AND MERIONETH
Written by Edward Breese.
Stock no. 557491
Published by John Camden Hotten. 1st 1873. Very good condition.

Large format. Burgundy cloth, gilt titles. Heraldic emblem and leek design to front cover. 161 pages. Large folding colour frontis. Chronological Lists of Lords-Lieutenant, Custodes Rotulorum, Sheriffs and Knights of the Shire for the Counties of Anglesey, Caernarvon and Merioneth and of the members for the boroughs of caernarvon and beaumaris. To which are added lists of the lords Presidents of Wales and the constables of the castles of Beaumris, Caernarvon, Conway, and Harlech. Contents very good indeed. A few foxspots throughout. Spine browned. Covers lightly rubbed. REDUCED FROM £120.
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A DICTIONARY IN ENGLISH AND WELSH
Written by William Salesbury.
Stock no. 557680
Circa 1871. Good condition.

Three-quarter burgundy morocco binding. A Welsh-English Dictionary. This is a reprint (1871) of the 1547 edition An inscription in ink on the front endpaper says "This edition was printed from a copy of the first edition in my possession. D.S.E." The copy has been dated by reference to the British Library and the lithographer Whiteman & Bass. Contents VG, corners rubbed.
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THE LIFE AND WORK OF BISHOP DAVIES & WILLIAM SALESBURY
Written by D.R. Thomas.
Stock no. 557980
Published by Caxton Press. 1st 1902. Good condition.

Vellum spine. Light brown boards. B/w illustrations. The Life and Work of Bishop Davies & William Salesbury With an account of some early translations into Welsh of the Holy Scriptures and the Prayer Book. Together with a transcript of the Bishop's version of The Pastoral Epistles of St. Paul. List of subscribers at rear. Contents very good but boards browned and worn. New endpapers. A grubby mark to edge of half-title.
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