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FARM BABIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 811762
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth boards, front cover shows puppy and ducklng with orange title. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. Told from the point of view of Decimus Duckling who goes out to explore the world at large. 'F' in 'Farm' on front cover title is dulled. Inscription in ink to half-title page partly crossed out. One page detached. All plates present. Light offsetting to text pages from the plate opposite. A few fox spots present. Hinges pulled, some cracked. Front hinge cracked, first folio section detached at lower half. One page (VIII) has a closed horizontal tear with no loss. Still a charming copy.

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THE REIGN OF WILLIAM AND MARY
Written by M. Morris. Illustrated by M. Morris.
Stock no. 811768
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1910. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Short and a Merry One! A tale for children about a Persian cat named Mary and a dog named William. Oblong format. Green cloth spine, green paper boards, oblong pictorial onlay to front. 8 full page colour plates plus b/w illustrations. REDUCED FROM £480. Covers lovely and bright. First gathering a little loose and pulled at hinges. A few pale foxspots/marks else contents bright. White pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn with a little loss and a little grubby. A nice copy of a scarce item.

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NORDISCHER UND VOLKSTUMLICHER ZIERAT
No author listed.
Stock no. 900281
Published by Christian Stoll. Circa 1910. Slightly better than good condition.

The plates are stiff card. 15.5" square;Blue cloth spine and corners;decorative boards; 18 colour plates loosely inserted; Art Nouveau style. The spine has been repaired with tape, the corners of the board covers are heavily worn and the boards are stained. The plates are chipped at the corners; two plates have closed tears; one plate has a small section cut out. REDUCED FROM £300

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COLLECTION D'ESQUISSES POUR DESSINATEURS
No author listed. Illustrated by F. Baenziger.
Stock no. 900282
Circa 1911. Good condition.

very Large format. 22" X 17";Beige decorative boards; 50 b/w plates. Of the 50 3 are titled each in a different language: Plate 1 - Collection D'Esquisses pour Dessinateurs, 50 feuilles composes par F. Baenziger; Plate 2 - Artistic Motives for Designers, 50 plates drawn by F. Banziger (note spelling of Motives maybe Motifs?? and variant spelling of the artits's name); Plate 3 - Federzeichnungen Material fur Zeichner, 50 Blatt entworfen von Ferd. Banziger Leiden Schweiz. Boards heavily worn and browned, spine and corners repaired with blue cloth. Plates slightly edge-chipped; title plates have stamp not affecting illustrations. REDUCED FROM £350.

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A PORTFOLIO AND FRAGMENTS AND ANTIQUITIES OF LANCASHIRE
Written by Matthew Gregson.
Stock no. 900316
Published by G.H. Harris's Widow And Brothers. 1824. Very good condition.

The book consists of the book "Fragments" bound with other material in modern brown cloth with black and gilt title label. Consists of: A page of manuscript notes relating to the text. The "Notice of Publication Sheet" for the book dated 1817. Title Page for 1817 edition. Portrait of Matthew Gregson. Title Page for 1824 (second) edition. ix pages including updated subscribers list. Page vii repeated from original edition. Large folding map. 152 pages completes Part I. Part II dated 1817 continues the pagination through to page 302. Part III has cviii pages. One page prospectus for forthcoming fourth part. A coloured page titled "A List of the Sheriffs of Lancashire copied from Gregson's fragments of the History of that County" followed by pages 295 to 302 repeated but with all the heraldic shields hand coloured. A further document title "To the Freemen of Lancaster" seemingly one of 200 printed in 1780. 4 small pages with a review of Gregson's book. Two manuscript pages with notes relating to the book. One printed page which is a a letter from Gregson probably printed in a newspaper Titled "National Education in Drawing" and dated 1813. Numerous black and white illustrations and original card covers bound in. Bookplate to front pastedown. The contents are superb. Reduced from £350.

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VILLAGE DIALOGUES
Written by Rowland Hill.
Stock no. 983179
Published by T. Tegg. 1836. Slightly better than good condition.

2 Volumes. 35th edition, with Additional Dialogues and Enlargements. Pages: viii, 427; 468. Contemporary three-qurter black leather, gilt decoration and gilt-lettered labels on spines. Marbled boards. 26 woodcut vignettes. Piece torn from top of title page to Volume II, removing the word "Village". Foxing to prelims. Covers scuffed.

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VOX STELLARUM OR A LOYAL ALMANACK
Written by Francis Moore.
Stock no. 983233
Published by Company Of Stationers. 1793. Very good condition.

For The Years 1793 to 1802 Inclusive. Title on spine is "Moore's Almanac 1793-1802". Small format Pages: 48 per year. Half red leather binding with gilt lines and original gilt-lettered label on new spine, original marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Red & Black text. Corner torn from the title page of the section for the year 1800. Reduced from £260.

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ROMAN COMIQUE DE SCARRON
Written by Scarron.
Stock no. 983508
1785. Very good condition.

3 volumes. Small format. pages 320; 284; 386. Full vellum bindings with gilt lettering and decoration on spines. Text in French. Volumes I + II a little splayed. Spines darkened.

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A NEW ARRANGEMENT OF PHANEROGAMOUS PLANTS
Written by Benjamin Clarke.
Stock no. 984697
Published by J. Bale. 1st 1866. Very good condition.

Limited edition of 250 copies sold by the author. With Especial reference to relative postion including their relations with the cryptogamous. Large oblong format. Pages: ii, 56. Original blue-green cloth with gilt lettering. 7 tables, one folding, 1 engraved plate. Includes subscribers list. Foxing to endpapers and prelims,Corners worn, contents generally VG.

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NEW PANORAMA OF THE RHINE FROM MENTZ TO COLOGNE
Written by Frederick William Delkeskamp.
Stock no. 985041
Published by F.W. Delkeskamp. 1844. Almost very good condition.

104" b/w engraved panorama, folded concertina-style in stiff card covers. Black cloth spine. Augmented with 60 b/w marginal views. The map is in excellent condition. The corners and backstrip of the covers are worn. A stunning early panorama.

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LA VERITE FABULISTE COMEDIE AVEC UN RECUEIL DE FABLES
Written by Mr. Delauney.
Stock no. 985155
Published by Jean Fran. Josse. 1732. Slightly better than very good condition.

First edition. Small format Pages: 140 + 6. Fine modern half calf binding with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine. 50 Fables. Text in French. A handsome copy. Reduced from £150.

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CHAMBERS'S MISCELLANY OF USEFUL AND ENTERTAINING TRACTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 985816
Published by William and Robert Chambers. Very good condition.

7 Volumes. Contemporary half leather bindings, with marbled boards and edges, gilt-lettered black morocco labels on spines. Numerous steel engravings. Corners rubbed but in general a very nice set.

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