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Image for The Sesame Street Library with Jim Henson's Muppets [ Complete Set in 15 Volumes ]

The Sesame Street Library with Jim Henson's Muppets [ Complete Set in 15 Volumes ]

By: Henson Jim

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls: 1978

Seller ID: 097430


Complete in 15 volumes. Books measure 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Bound in original publishers illustrated hardcover. Bindings lightly rubbed, some minor abrasion wear loss, mostly on top of spines, dust marking. Generally all bindings in good clean firm condition. Internally, scribbling on one endpape. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A nice set. View more info

Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy

By: James Grace

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co Limited: 1912

Seller ID: 001836


xi + 281pp + catalogue + 16 full page colour illustrations. Bound in original publishers cloth with gilt design on top board and gilt title lettering on spine, slightly rubbed on head and tail, slight wear on corners, binding in good clean bright condition, dust jacket, lightly faded, 2 small tears on top edge, but in good clean condition. Internally, contemporary ink inscription on half title page, light browning to endpapers, rear internally endpaper joint starting to split, text and illustrations in very good clean bright condition throughout. Overall a nice bright copy in a rare dust jacke... View more info

Do You Remember Refections on the Writings of Charles Hamilton

By: Jenkins Roger

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Museum Press: 1998

Seller ID: 096748

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 11 x 7 1/2 inches. 97 pages, illustrated. Bound in original yellow illustrated wrappers, with grey linen spine. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Girls Own Toy Maker and Book of Recreation

By: Landells E. & Landells Alice

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Griffith and Farran: 1863

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 096441


Book measures 6 1/4 x 5 inches. Collation, vii,[1],154pp, 32 page catalogue, illustrated frontis, text illustrations throughout.Bound in original publishers blind stamped, gilt stamped cloth. At some time, not recently binding repaired and recased. Some abrasion wear on edges, with minor wear loss. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, previous owners inscription dated 1866 on endpaper, some occasional spotting. Pages in clean condition throughout. A nice copy. View more info

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Two Stories (Childermas and Mr. & Mrs. Johnson)

By: Mark Jan

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Inky Parrot Press: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 097659

Condition: Very Good


Limited to 225 copies, signed by Mark & King. Bound in original publishers illustrated hardcover. Light tanning to boards, [ not sure if the tanning is part of the design ]. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

The Royal Road To Spelling and Reading; An Illustrated Spelling-book, in which all the Peculiarities of English Spelling and Pronounciation are Explained on the "Step by Step" Principle.

By: Marks Edward N.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London ; Edinburgh ; New York :, T. Nelson and Sons [1867]: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 097448

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 9 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, xiv,186pp, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers blind stamped cloth, with gilt design on spine, metal/brass? medal insert into top board, coloured endpapers. Cloth very lightly rubbed on edges, medal stained. Binding in very good condition. Internally, gift inscription in ink dated 1868 on blank free endpaper, ink seeping throughout to frontspiece. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy, in original publishers binding. View more info

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John Harris's Books for Youth 1801-1843: With the Supplement Published in 1983: Checklist

By: Moon Marjorie

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Great Britain, St Pauls Bibliographies: 1987

Seller ID: 096678

ISBN: 090679546x

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 10 x 7 1/2 inches. 185+18 pages, illustrated. Bound in original publishers red cloth, with gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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New Zealand Fairyland: a Story of the Caves

By: Moore Mrs Ambrose E.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Auckland, The Brett Printing: 1909

Seller ID: 097947


Book measures 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. 58 pages, 6 full page illustrations, plus some text illustrations. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gilt design and lettering on top baord. Cloth lightly rubbed. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, contents holding, but becoming loose. Pages in very good clean condition. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Omar Khayyam ( Translated By Edward Fitzgerald )

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins Clear Type Press: 1920

Seller ID: 009533

Condition: Very Good Plus


Collation, 56 pages, 4 full page tipped in plates, each page with decorative boarder, ( by Charles Robinson ). Book measures 11 x 8 inches. Bound in original publishers gilt soft leather, elaborate gilt design on top board, full gilt edges. Very minor wear on corners, very slight rippling on top board. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, pages and illustrations in very good clean bright condition throughout. A very nice clean copy, in a very attractive leather gilt binding. View more info

Plays and Games for Little Folks

By: Pollard Josephine

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004608


Collation, 128pp, coloured text illustrations. Bound in original decorative linen backed boards, boards rubbed on edges/corners, some crease lines, but generally a very attractive binding. Internally, some spotting and dust marking to endpaper, pages/illustrations in very good clean condition. A very attractive copy. Book measures 27x22cm. Weight 1kg.A70 View more info

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Bill the Minder [ Limited Edition. Leather Bound ]

By: Robinson W. Heath

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1982

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 098934

Condition: Fine


Limited to 250 copies. Book measures 25x19.cm. Collation, xiv, [2],254,[2]pp, 16 coloured plates, text illustrations. Bound in blue crushed leather with gilt design on spine and top board, gilt lettering, full gilt edges, blue endpapers. Binding in fine condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. Housed in publishers slipcase. A fine near new copy. View more info

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Baby's Animal Book Large Coloured Pages of Favourite Animals

By: Rowlandson, G. D. ?

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: 1900

Seller ID: 097538


No date, circa 1900. Book measures 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. 14 coloured lithographic ? plates. Lacking both covers. One plate worn on edges, others in good clean condition. Being sold as a collection of plates. View more info

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Black Beauty the Autobiography of a Horse

By: Sewell Anna

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Boots.: 1930

Seller ID: 096925

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 10 x 7 1/2 inches. viii,291pp, 18 tipped in plates, by Aldin. Spine rebacked in blue leather, retaining the original boards, raised bands, gilt lines, gilt design on top board. Boards lightly rubbed, some light marking. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, some occasional minor spotting. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice attractive copy. View more info

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The Lady of the Manor [ Inscribed By Mrs Sherwood ]

By: Sherwood Mrs [ Mary Martha ]

Price: £525.00

Publisher: London, Houlston and Stoneman: 1845

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 097573

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed on verso of title page in volume 1 '' Emily Jane Budd from her ever affectionate M. M. Sherwod, July 3rd , 1849 ''. It seems as if Emily Jane Budd (1841-1927), was the sister of Dr Herbert Goldingham Budd (1843-1902), of Worcester, and aunt of Herbert Hayward Budd, also a doctor who worked with leprosy patients in Robben Island, South Africa. She would have been 9 when MM Sherwood (also of Worcester) gave her this children's book. Three volumes only, volumes 1,2 & 3, mixed editions, volume 1 & 3 fifth edition, printed 1845, volume 2 fourth edition, printed 1841. Bound in uniform peri... View more info

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The Painted Garden

By: Streatfeild Noel

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096252

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first impression. Book measures 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 inches. 320pp. Bound in original publishers red cloth. Small minor stain mark on bottom board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, small nick, short closed tear, lightly dust marked. Jacket in very good condition. Internally, last page has some light crease marking. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

By: Swift Jonathan

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Temple Press: 1937

Seller ID: 099666

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 23.5x17.cm. xiii,291pp, 12 coloured plates. Bound in original publishers red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black lettering on top board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, a couple of very minor nicks, some dust marking. Jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy. View more info

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A Present for an Apprentice to Which is Added, Franklin's Way to Wealth

By: Tegg Thomas

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Thomas Tegg & Son: 1838

Seller ID: 096769

Condition: Very Good Plus


Book measures 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. xvi,400pp, 1pp booklist, engraved frontis,engraved title, printed title. Bookplate '' To William Winn on his being bound Apprentice to George Gordon Citizen & Spectacle Maker of London ''. Bound in original publishers blind stamp and gilt cloth. Binding in very good clean bright condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

Illustrating Alice: An International Selection of Illustrated Editions of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

By: Vaizey Marina and Others

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Oxford, Artist's Choice Editions: 2013

Seller ID: 099821

Condition: As New


Limited to 500 copies. Book measures 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. 201 pages, extensively illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers orange cloth. Dust jacket illustrated. As new, unused. View more info

Image for The Children's Picture Fable Book Containing One Hundred and Sixty Fables

The Children's Picture Fable Book Containing One Hundred and Sixty Fables

By: Weir Harrison [ Illustrator ]

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son, & Co: 1860

Seller ID: 097379


Book measures 6 3/4 x 5 inches. Collation, viii,278pp, illustrated with full page plates. Bound in period or early half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, leather title label, full marble edges. Binding rubbed on edges and corners, some wear loss, colour faded. Generally, binding showing signs of wear, but in good firm condition. Internally, 2 long inscriptions, one dated December 1859, some general dirt or grubbiness to pages, two pages have 3 or 4 tears, but without loss of text. Pages in good condition. A good copy. View more info

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Poems of Passion and Pleasure

By: Wilcox Ella Wheeler

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Gay & Hancock: 1912

Seller ID: 097447

Condition: Very Good


Book measures 11 1/4 x 9 inches. 266pp, 20 full page tipped in plates, each with tissue guard. Bound in original publishers gilt cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, some light marking or fading. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, some occasional light spotting. Pages and plates in good condition. A nice copy. View more info