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1 Anon Childs' Own Book of Pictures and Stories
New York Leavitt & Allen 1857 Publishers Gilt Cloth Near Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, erratic pagination, 93 full page wood engravings. Bound in original publishers blue gilt and blind stamped cloth. Cloth rubbed on edges, with some abrasion wear, bottom hinge joint split, but binding solid, [ binding probably repaired many years ago ]. Generally binding in good firm condition. Internally, some light spotting or foxing throughout. Pages and plates in good condition. Overall a nice copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Quality Street a Comedy in Four Acts, Barrie J. M. [ with Letter from Barrie ]
2 Barrie J. M. [ with Letter from Barrie ] Quality Street a Comedy in Four Acts
London Hodder & Stoughton Limited 1901 First Edition Very Good Quarto Hugh Thomson Signed by Author
With a 2 page hand written letter, signed by Barrie. Book measures 11 x 8 3/4 inches. Collation, vii,[2],197,[1],pp, 22 tipped in coloured plates. Bound by Bayntun, in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, top gilt edge, marble endpapers. Leather lightly rubbed on edges and corners, cloth has a light stain mark. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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3 Carroll Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: An 1865 Printing RE-Described and Newly Identified as the Publisher's "File Copy": with a Revised and Expanded ... 1865 "Alice" Compiled by Selwyn H. Goodacre [ Catalogued By Justin G. Schiller ]
U.S.A. Privately Printed for the Jabberwock 1990 0962711004 / 9780962711008 Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 10 1/4 x 7 inches. 109, plus 2 pages. Inscribed on last page '' For Iona with permanent affection Justin 17.viii.90 ''. Bound in original publishers decorative hardcover. Minor knock on edge ob board. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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4 Charles Uncle The little boy's own book : consisting of games and pastimes, with directions for the breeding and management of rabbits, birds, pigeons etc. for the recreation and amusement of good Boys
London Henry Allman 1850 Very Good Small 8vo Henry Sears 
Book measures 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, viii,200pp, 8 hand coloured plates. Bound in original publishers green embossed and gilt cloth. Rebacked ,[ not recently ], retaining the origial spine, cloth slightly faded. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, some occasional light spotting. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Pussy's Road to Ruin, or Do as You are Bid. Translated Freely from the German By Madame De Chatelain, Chatelain Madame De
5 Chatelain Madame De Pussy's Road to Ruin, or Do as You are Bid. Translated Freely from the German By Madame De Chatelain
Leipzig William Engelmann 1845 Fourth Edition Good Plus Oblong 8vo 
Book measures 6 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, 27pp, 4pp catalogue, 12 coloured plates, lacking front free endpaper. Bound in original printed boards, with coloured illustrations to each board. Binding rubbed on edges, with some wear loss, mainly to spine. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean. A nice copy. 
Price: 68.00 GBP
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Velvet Paws and Shiny Eyes, Cole Carol Cassidy
6 Cole Carol Cassidy Velvet Paws and Shiny Eyes
London Hodder & Stoughton Limited 1940 Near Very Good Near Very Good 8vo Dudley Ward 
Book measures 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. Collation, 232 pages, complete with 6 stand up card models. Bound in original publishers illustrated hardback. Binding lightly rubbed, knocked on two edges. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed, short tear and creased on spine. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, publishers file stamp on endpaper and title page. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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7 Cooper Frances Mary The Cat's Festival
London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1846 First Edition Small 8vo 
Book measures 7 x 4 1/4 inches. 16pp, 7 hand-coloured wood-engraved illustrations. Bound in original publishers paper covers, title & bibliographical information printed on top cover. . Covers lightly rubbed on edges, small stain on top cover, repair on spine. Although the paper binding is delicate, it is holding and in good condition. Internally, period gift inscription on top edge of title page. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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The Birthday with Other Tales, Dagley Elizabeth Frances
8 Dagley Elizabeth Frances The Birthday with Other Tales
London London: T. Griffiths, Wellington St., Strand. Sold by R. Jennings, Cheapside. . . and Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, Paternoster Row, 1829. 1829 First Edition Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Book measures 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Collation, vi,[2],270pp, engraved frontis, engraved title, printed title. Bound in period quarter calf, marble boards, gilt lettering. Boards lightly rubbed on edges, with minor loss. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, gift inscription on top margin of title page, dated 1832. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ], Girls' Friend
9 Girls' Friend The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]
Great Britain 1907 Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from July 6th, to December 28th, 1907. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 430 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ], Girls' Friend
10 Girls' Friend The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]
Great Britain 1908 Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from January 4th to June 27th, 1908. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 413 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ], Girls' Friend
11 Girls' Friend The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]
Great Britain 1908 Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from July 4th to December 26th, 1908. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 423 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ], Girls' Friend
12 Girls' Friend The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]
Great Britain 1909 Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from January 2nd, to June 26th, 1909. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 423 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ], Girls' Friend
13 Girls' Friend The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]
Great Britain 1910 Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from January 1st, to June 25th, 1910. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 423 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ], Girls' Friend
14 Girls' Friend The Girls' Friend a Home Story Paper for Readers of All Ages [ 25 Issues ]
Great Britain 1909 Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Girls' Friend Comic, 25 issues, from July 3rd, to December 25th, 1909. Bound in cloth binding. Book measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches. 431 pages, illustated throughout. Tanning to pages throughout. A couple of minor tears to margins. Pages in remarkable good clean condition. Rare comic. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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15 Greenaway Kate Marigold Garden, Pictures and Rhymes,
London Frederick Warne & Co 1925 Quarto 
No date but 192030s.Bound in original linen backed pictorial boards, the binding is holding firm, with some light wear on edges. Internally, the text is complete in 56 pages, all pages illustrated, the contents are holding firm, no writing or marking, light browing to endpapers, otherwise pages in unusally good clean condition. Book measures 25x20cm.A44 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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16 Grenby M. O. The Child Reader 1700-1840
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2011 0521196442 / 9780521196444 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Virtually new copy. Book measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. 320 pages. Bound in original publishers black hardcover. Binding in excellent condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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The Book of Trades; or, Circle of the Useful Arts, Griffin
17 Griffin The Book of Trades; or, Circle of the Useful Arts
London Griffin, Bohn and Company 1861 Thirteenth Edition Period Cloth Good Plus Small 8vo 
Book measures 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, xi,[1],386 pages, 19 engraved plates including frontis, 1 vignett on title page, other text illustrations. Bound in original publishers red gilt and blind stamped cloth. Cloth rubbed on edges and corners, some minor abrasion wear. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, gift inscription on endpaper, front hinge slightly weak, but content firm. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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18 Haining Peter Movable Books an Illustrated History
London New English Library 1979 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Large Quarto 
Book measures 12 3/4 x 12 inches. 141 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers black hardcover. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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19 Harris Joel Chandler Uncle Remus or the Story of Mr. Fox and Brer Rabbit
Leicester & London Raithby, Lawrence & Co 1915 Very Good Near Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Collation, 111p,with 12 coloured plates by Harry Rowntree and 84 pen and ink pictures by Rene Bull. Book measures 12 1/2 x 10 inches.No date but circa 1915. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth. Cloth slight faded, some light staining on edges. Binding in very good condition. Dust jacket chipped along edges with some loss. Dust jacket in very good condition.Internally, pages and plates in very good clean condition.A very nice copy, rare in dust jacket.A70 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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20 Helme Elizabeth Instructive Rambles in London and Adjacent Villages. Designed to Amuse the Mind and Improve the Understanding of Youth
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1825 Eighth Edition Half Calf 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Collation,frontispiece+xii+286pp, plus 24 page catalogue. Bound in contemporary quarter calf, marbel boards. Calf/boards lightly rubbed, with some minor wear loss on edges, short crack on bottom hinge joints. Binding in very good condition, with strong hinge joints. Internally, no loose pages, contemporary inscription on endpaper, a few pages with light browning, pages in very good clean condition. A very good clean copy, in a very good contemporary binding.Book measures 11x18cms.A45 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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