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(Code No. 6741)

Kipling, Rudyard.

The Jungle Book.

Date. 1894,1st edition.

London, Macmillan and Co. 8vo [5 x 8ins]. Blank leaf; Half title; Frontispiece;Title page; Preface; Contents; Pp. vii, 1-212.+ 18 full page illustrations + text illustrations throughout by J. L. Kipling, W. H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny, a few pages with foxing marks + 2 pages with marginal splits not affecting text. Original cloth with gilt design on front cover, faded and rubbed, slight split to front hinge. All edges gilt........ £100.00

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(Code No. 6690)

Wall, George Henry.

The Emigrant's Lost Son.

Date. [c.1857, 2nd edn].

London. George Routledge and Sons. 12mo. [6 1/4 x 4ins]. Sunday School library book. No stamps. Pp. iv, 172 + Full page engraved frontis + Added full page engraved print by Corbould. At the age of thirteen our hero was lost in an almost boundless forest in the Guiana forest, where he remained for several years, experiencing many adventures. Quarter morocco gilt, chipping to top of spine...... £45.00

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(Code No. 6670)

Oxenham, Elsie J.

The Abbey Girls Win Through.

Date. 1947.

London, Glasgow. Collins. 8vo. Pp. 315. Dust jacket, slight chipping to top edge & white mark on front illustration........£25.00

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(Code No. 6645)

Margaret W. Tarrant (illustrator)

Mother Goose Nursery Tales .

Date. 1927.

London: George G. Harrap.4to Pp. 74 + 16 coloured plates by Margaret W. Tarrant, a few nicks to outer edges well away from image. Decorated boards, rubbing to outer edges and marks.

Margaret Winifred Tarrant (1888 – 1959) was an English illustrator, and children's author, specializing in depictions of fairy-like children and religious subjects. She began her career at the age of 20, and painted and published into the early 1950s. She was known for her children's books, postcards, calendars, and print reproductions........ £35.00

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(Code no. 6644)Johns, Capt. W. E.Biggles Flies to Work & Biggles on Mystery Island.2 Volumes.Date. 1963 & 1960.London, Dean & Son Ltd & Hodder & Stoughton. 8vo, [ 5 1/4 x 7 1/4ins] [ 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 ins]. Pp. 184. Dust jacket chipped edges. Pp. 192 + 6 coloured illustrations. Dust jacket chipped edges with some loss.......

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(Code No. 6643)

Johns, Capt. W. E.

The Man Who Vanished into Space. Another adventure of the spacecraft Tavona in the Great Unknown.

Date. 1963.

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 8vo, [ 5 x 7 1/2ins]. Pp. 160. Origional cloth gilt, very good. Dust jacket, slight edge wear, no loss. Price clipped............... £30.00

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(Code No. 6642)

Johns, W.E.

Biggles Pioneer Air Fighter.

Date, nd [c.1954].

London, The Thames Publishing Co. 8vo, [5 1/2 x7 1/4ins]. Pp. 184. Original cloth, very good condition. Dust jacket, slight chiping to top edge.

William Earl Johns was an English pilot and writer of adventure stories, usually written under the pen name Captain W. E. Johns. He is best remembered as the creator of the ace pilot and adventurer Biggles................. £30.00

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(Code No. 6641)

Lofting, Hugh.

Doctor Dolittle in the Moon.

Date. 1939 6th imp.

London, Jonathan Cape. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/4ins]. . Pp. 320 + Coloured frontis + Illustrations throughout by Hugh Lofting, very good condition. Original decorated cloth. Dust jacket, nicks to all edges, slight loss. Price clipped.

Hugh Lofting's character Doctor John Dolittle, an English physician from Puddleby-on-the-Marsh in the West Country, who could speak to animals, first saw light in the author's illustrated letters to children, written from the trenches during the War of 1914 to 1918, when actual news, he later said, was either too horrible or too dull. The stories are set in early Victorian England in the 1820s-1840s....... £40.00

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(Code No. 6638)

CORBET, Sybil & Katharine.

Sybil's Garden of Pleasant Beasts.

Date. 1898.

London, Duckworth & Co. Oblong 4to, [11 x 8ins]. Pp. 18, included engraved & printed in colour illustrations by Lemercier of Paris. Coloured illustrated boards, rubbed & marks.

The animals are drawn by Mrs. Corbet from the vivid descriptions of her daughter Sybil, aged four. Without knowing it, Sybil belongs to the school of Edward Lear. The creatures presented to us by her and her mother have all the humour and imagination, and no little of the graphic skill, of that great artist....... £35.00

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(Code No. 6637)

Crane, Walter (illustrator).

Pan-Pipes. A Book of Old Songs. Newly arranged & with accompaniments by THEO MARZIALS.

Date. [c.1885]. 2nd edn.

London, Novello & Co. George Routledge and Sons. Oblong 4to, [12 1/2 x 9ins]. Pp. 51, [1], lacks front fly leaf. Engraved & printed in colours by Edmund Evans, slight marginal foxing. Original glazed pictorial boards. Edge rubbing.

Walter Crane (1845 -1915) was an English artist and book illustrator. He is considered to be the most influential, and among the most prolific, children's book creator of his generation and, along with Randolph Caldecott and Kate Greenaway, one of the strongest contributors to English children's illustrated literature........ £45.00

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(Code No. 6636)

LAMB, Charles and Mary.

Mrs. Leicester's School: Or, The History of Several Young Ladies, Related by Themselves.

Date. 1821, 8th edn.

London: Printed for M. J. Godwin and Co. 8vo, P.p. viii, 9 to 180, dedication on front past down, 2 leaves with splits, no loss + Copper engraved frontis. Original full calf gilt, lacks part of leather spine, rubbed. Holding.,

Mary Ann Lamb ( 1764 – 1847), was an English writer, the sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb. She is best known today for her collaboration with Charles on the collection Tales from Shakespeare. Mary suffered from mental illness, and in 1796 she stabbed her mother to death during a mental breakdown. She was confined to mental facilities off and on for most of her life. She and Charles presided over a literary circle in London that included the poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, among others...... £60.00

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(Code No. 6632)

Perrault, Charles.

The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Harry Clarke.

Date. 1922.

London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 4to, [10 1/2 x 8ins]. Pp.159, slight foxing to prelims + 15 monotone prints + 9 coloured prints by Harry Clarke. Fairy tales include: - Little Red Riding Hood, Blue Beard, Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, Cinderilla, Little Thumb, Donkey Skin, etc. Original cloth gilt, slight marks and faded. No dust jacket.

Harry Clarke 1889 – 1931) was an Irish stained-glass artist and book illustrator. Born in Dublin, he was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement........ £200.00

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(Code No. 6622)

Harrison-Wallace, Katharine.

Sambo and Susan and other Tales.

Date. [c.1940].

London, Collins. 8vo, [6 x 7ins]. Pp. 60 + Coloured illustrations throughout. Dedication to front free end paper.. Original printed cloth, slight marks. No dust Jacket........ £30.00

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(Code No. 6621)

LOWE, Constance M.

What A Surprise: A Mechanical Book for Children.

No date (c.1898).

London, Bavaria, Ernest Nister. 4to, [7 1/2 x 10ins]. Pp. 9 + 6 moving dissolving pictures, based on the venetian blind principle. all parts present, all need repairing to work again. Pages loose with some marks. Original cloth-backed pictorial glazed boards, rubbed..

Ernest Nister (1842-1909) specialized in coloured toy and movable picture books. He used a wide range of movable techniques to intrigue children. The popular late nineteenth-century format of changing pictures capitalizes on a child's fascination with peek-a-boo. Nister animated his pages with simple slats, dimensional scenes, and pinwheel mechanics. With these basic paper tools, he created fantastic transformations of dissolving pictures, based on the venetian blind principle. "The illustrations in these books had a picture divided into two, four or five equal sections by corresponding horizontal or vertical slits. When a tab at the side or bottom of the illustration was pulled, the picture 'transformed' into another picture"......... £80.00

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(Code No. 6614)

Greenaway, Kate. (illustrator).

Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes.

Date. [c.1918].

London. Frederick Warne and Co. 8vo, [4 1/2 x 6 3/4 ins]. Pp. 52. [3], dedication on front free end paper.. Original glazed pictorial boards, marks...... £45.00

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(Code No. 6613)

Weedon, L. L. (Lucy L.).

ABC of children's names.

Date. [c.1890].

London : Ernest Nister. Folio, [10 x 12ins]. Pp. 61 coloured colophon (chromolithographic) prints on 15 leaves. Coloured printed soft covers, slight marks.

Nister's firm was centered in Nuremburg, a center for toy making in the late nineteenth century. Between 1891 and 1900, Nister's company produced many children's books of superior quality in both illustration and printing. Out of these, Nister productions included a number of innovative movables. In addition to being marketed in Germany, the books were also produced especially for an English audience from Nister's London headquarters, and also for an American audience through the publisher Dutton...... £125.00

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(Code No. 6608)

Taylor, Ann 1782-1866.

City scenes: or, A peep into London, for good children / By The author of Rural scenes..

Date. 1809..

London : Printed for and sold by Darton and Harvey, 12mo. [4 x 6 1/4ins]. Pp. 72 + 105 copper engraved views on 35 leaves, 4 pages crudely coloured & a few marginal nicks. Illustrated by Isaac Taylor. Written by Ann and Jane Taylor.

Showing the various London trades:- the show man, knife-grinder, ballad singer, press gang, orange boy, paving the streets, coach maker, eating house, etc. Original quarter morocco gilt over trade boards, some surface loss.... £220.00

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(Code No. 6593)

Anon.

The Winter Vacation.

Date. [c.1818].

London, Harvey, Darton and Co. 12mo [3 3/4 x 5 3/4ins]. Pp. 71 + 6 Full page engraved prints. No title? Original half morocco gilt, rubbed..

William Darton's son Samuel became a partner in the publishing firm. Darton ceased to live at 55 Gracechurch Street and moved to Plaistow, a village a few miles east of the city. There, though still a partner in the publishing and printing businesses, he had a small farm. Very rare. .....£90.00

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(Code No. 6528)

Comic Cuts.

(10 British Victorian Comics).

Dates. 1891 - 1892.

London, Amalgamated Press. Page size 11 x 15 1/2ins. No. 58 to 89 Vol. 3 and 4. June, 20th and 27th - July 4th - August 15th - September 12th & 19th - October 24th - December 12th -1891 and January 23rd 1892.. Pp. 8 + Illustrations throughout, edge nicks.

Comic Cuts was a British comic . It was created by the reporter Alfred Harmsworth through his company Amalgamated Press . It was published from 1890 to 1953, lasting 3006 issues, and in its early days inspired other publishers to produce rival comics. Its first issue was an assortment of reprints from American publications. During its lifetime, the comic merged with many others including Golden Penny (1928), Jolly Comic (1939) and Larks (1940). Comic Cuts finally disappeared in September 1953 when it was merged with Knockout. Comic Cuts held the record for the most issues of a British weekly comic for 46 years, until The Dandy overtook it in 1999. Rare copies..... £60.00

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(Code No. 6524)

Illustrated Chips.

(6 British Victorian Comics).

Vol. 5 & 6.

Date. 6th and 13th August 1892 - 17th and 24th September 1892 - 25th Febuary 1893 - 1st April 18, 1893. .

London, Amalgamated Press. Page size 10 1/2 x 15ins. Pp. 8 per comic + Illustrations throughout, edge nicks & frayed.

The last decade of the 19th century saw a boom in comic publishing, beginning with Comic Cuts (1890-1953), another of the creations of the press baron, Alfred Harmsworth (later Lord Northcliffe). Part of its success was due to its unprecedentedly low price of one halfpenny, half the cost of its predecessors. Rival publishers soon brought out competitors to Comic Cuts which were similar in style and name, such as Funny Cuts (1890-1920), and Harmsworth responded with further titles of his own, such as Illustrated Chips (1890-1952). These titles followed fairly closely the format established by Funny Folks and there is little to distinguish one title from another. Rare copies. ....... £40.00

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(Code No. 6509)

Illustrated Chips.

(12 British Victorian Comics).

Date. November, 26th,19th, 12th, and 5th 1992 - December, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st 1892 - January, 14th, 28th, and 7th.1893.

London, Amalgamated Press. Page size 10 1/2 x 15ins. Vol. V.Pp. 8 per comic + Illustrations throughout, edge nicks & frayed.

The last decade of the 19th century saw a boom in comic publishing, beginning with Comic Cuts (1890-1953), another of the creations of the press baron, Alfred Harmsworth (later Lord Northcliffe). Part of its success was due to its unprecedentedly low price of one halfpenny, half the cost of its predecessors. Rival publishers soon brought out competitors to Comic Cuts which were similar in style and name, such as Funny Cuts (1890-1920), and Harmsworth responded with further titles of his own, such as Illustrated Chips (1890-1952). These titles followed fairly closely the format established by Funny Folks and there is little to distinguish one title from another. Rare copies. ...... £70.00

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(Code No. 6478)

Illustrated Chips.

(5 British Victorian Comics).

Date. October 1st, 8th, 15th. 22nd & 29th, 1892.

London, Amalgamated Press. Page size 10 1/2 x 15ins. Vol. V. Pp. 8 per comic + Illustrations throughout, slight edge nicks.

The last decade of the 19th century saw a boom in comic publishing, beginning with Comic Cuts (1890-1953), another of the creations of the press baron, Alfred Harmsworth (later Lord Northcliffe). Part of its success was due to its unprecedentedly low price of one halfpenny, half the cost of its predecessors. Rival publishers soon brought out competitors to Comic Cuts which were similar in style and name, such as Funny Cuts (1890-1920), and Harmsworth responded with further titles of his own, such as Illustrated Chips (1890-1952). These titles followed fairly closely the format established by Funny Folks and there is little to distinguish one title from another. Rare copies. ........£30.00

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(Code No. 6399)

Greenaway, Kate.

Under the Window: Pictures and Rhymes for Children.

Date. [c.1878].

London, George Routledge & Sons. 4to, [7 1/2 x 9 1/2ins]. Pp. 64, some marginal browning to preliminary pages & marginal nicks with some loss. Coloured illustrations throughout, engraved & printed by Edmund Evans. Pages 21, 35 and 63 with coloured illustrations omited in later editions. Original pictorial glazed boards , slight rubbing.

Catherine Greenaway (1846 – 1901), known as Kate Greenaway, was an English children's book illustrator and writer..Kate spent much of her childhood at Rolleston, Nottinghamshire. She studied at what is now the Royal College of Art in London, Her first book, Under the Window was a best-seller....... £45.00

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(Code No. 6379)

GRIMM, Brothers. Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas.

Date. 1909.

London: Constable and Company Ltd. 4to, [8 x 10ins]. Pp. xv, [1], 325 + 39 of 40 Captioned tissue-guarded coloured tipped-in plates by Arthur Rackham. Lacks plate at page 16. " By day she made herself into a cat" Original gilt decorated cloth, cloth hinges professionally repaired....... £150.00

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(Code No. 6378)

Greenaway, Kate.

A Apple Pie.

Date. [c.1920].

London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 4to, [8 x 10ins]. 20 Coloured chromoxylography prints, engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. Coloured printed boards, surface loss, marks and crease.

Catherine Greenaway (1846 – 1901), known as Kate Greenaway, was an English children's book illustrator and writer..Kate spent much of her childhood at Rolleston, Nottinghamshire. She studied at what is now the Royal College of Art in London, Her first book, Under the Window was a best-seller....... £35.00

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(Code No. 6377)

Greenaway, Kate.

Under the Window.

Date. [c.1920].

London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 4to, [8 x 10ins]. Pp.55, [1] + Coloured chromoxylography prints throughout, engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. Coloured printed boards, slight surface loss and marginal spots. Dedication on front free end paper.

Catherine Greenaway (1846 – 1901), known as Kate Greenaway, was an English children's book illustrator and writer..Kate spent much of her childhood at Rolleston, Nottinghamshire. She studied at what is now the Royal College of Art in London, Her first book, Under the Window was a best-seller...... £35.00

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(Code No. 6155)

Ransome, Arthur.

THE BIG SIX.

Date. 1940.

London, Jonathan Cape. 8vo, Pp. 400 + 23 illustrations + 2 endpaper coloured maps. Original cloth gilt. Dedication to front free end paper. Dust jacket, not price clipped. Some loss to folds, tape repair to verso...... £55.00

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(Code No. 6140)

ABBOTT, PARRY. Edward. (MACGREGOR, Archie, illustrator).

BUTTER-SCOTIA or A Cheap Trip to Fairyland.

Date. 1896.

London, David Nutt. 8vo, Pp. [viii], 170, 12 full page adverts + Folding map + 33 black/white plates, very good condition. Pictorial grey cloth, marked.

Edward Abbott Parry (1863-1943) was an English judge and dramatist. He was Judge of Manchester County Court 1894-1911 and became Judge of Lambeth County Court in 1911. He wrote several plays and books for children....... £30.00

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(Code no. 6137)

Harrison-Wallace, Katharine.

Sambo and Susan and other Tales.

Date. [c.1940].

London, Collins. 8vo, [6 x 7ins]. Pp. 60 + Coloured illustrations throughout. Dedication to front free end paper. Drawing to blank end page. Original printed cloth. Pictorial dust jacket with slight edge nicks and slight loss to top and bottom of spine.

The work is a facsimile reprint of the 12 year old author’s manuscript. Foreword by her Godfather, the Duke of Atholl....... £40.00

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(Code No. 6111)Carroll, Lewis.Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.Date. 1908. (People's Edition).London, Macmillan & Co. 8vo , Pp. [5], 187, dedication on front free end paper. Illustrations throughout by John Tenniel, very good condition. Original decorated boards, slight fading.......

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(Code No. 6105)Selous, Henry Courtney, 1803-1890.Granny's story box / Illustrated by M.S. Lucas.Date. [c.1889].London : Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. 4to, [10 x 8ins].Pp. 85 + 14 Chromolithographic plates, (printed colour). Colour plates offsetting onto some facing text pages & slight marks + Text illustrations throughout. Original decorated boards, very slight chipping to outer edges.Henry Courtney Selous 1803-1890), was an English painter, illustrator and lithographer. He was the son of Gideon "George" Slous (1777-1839), a Flemish portrait and miniature painter, and a pupil of John Martin who was an important and influential English painter of the 19th century......

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(Code No. 6029)

Wood, Helen. J.

Funny Friends, humourous stories of animals, with verses.

Illustrated by G. H. Thompson.

Date. [c.1889].

London & New York ; Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton: Printed in Nuremberg. 8vo, [7 x 7 1/2ins.] Pp [14], including chromolithographic, (printed colour,) plates throughout by G.H. Thomson. Original decorated boards, slight marks and fading. George Henry Thompson, specialised in illustrating humorous animals. He was also a landscape painter......... £50.00

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(Code No. 5970)

Bloomfield, Robert.

Illustrated by George Cruikshank .

The Horkey a Provincial Ballad.

(Harvest Home Festival).

Date. 1882.

London. Macmillan Co. 4to, [ 8 x 10 ins]. Pp 48, slight marginal marks. Coloured illustrations throughout. Original coloured decorated boards, rubbed with surface loss.

George Cruikshank (1792 -1878) was a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life. His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience. In his lifetime he created nearly 10,000 prints, illustrations, and plates. Collections of his works are in the British and the Victoria and Albert museums. A Royal Society of Arts blue plaque commemorates Cruikshank at 293 Hampstead Road in Camden Town....... £45.00

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(Code No. 5957)

HALL.CLARA.

The Parent's Presents: original tales for youth.

Date. [c.1835].

London. Edward Lacey. 12mo. [4 x 5 3/4ins]. Engraved frontis + Preface pp. 2 + Favouritism pp. 1 to 46 + Contentment pp. 47 to 70 + Amiableness pp. 1 to 26 + Avarice pp. 27 to 50 + Despondency pp. 51 to 72 + Singularity pp. 1 to 26 + Patriotism pp. 27 to 48 + Artifice pp. 49 to 72 + Pedantry pp. 3 to 24 + Superstition pp. 25 to 48 + Temperance pp. 49 to 71, slight foxing spots throughout + 29 Half page & full page hand-coloured copper engraved plates + 5 Full page copper engraved plates. Original pictorial boards, rubbed and faded. Morocco spine gilt, slight loss to top of spine....... £90.00

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(Code No. 5935)

Fenelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe.

Little Tales.

4 volumes.

(Miniature Volumes).

London, A & Joseph Myers & Co. 24mo [2 x 3 1/2ins]. [c.1854]. Pp. 29,30, 29, 29 + 8 Hand-coloured engraved plates. Title pages with offsetting from the colour frontis plates. Coloured patterned paper over boards, lacks spine paper. Original box with lift-off lid, rubbed with loss.

François Fénelon ( 1651–1715), was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer. He today is remembered mostly as the author of The adventures of Telemachus, a thinly veiled attack on the French monarchy, first published in 1699...... £200.00

 

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(Code No. 5926)Childhood's Golden Tales. Illustrated with ... coloured plates,- containing 24 different childhood favourate tales.Date. 1892.London; Dean & Son: [Stuttgart printed]. Folio, [10 1/2 x 14ins]. Pp. 64 + 12 Chromolithographic prints, (printed colour), marginal nicks to 3 plates. no loss. Original decorated coloured boards, rubbed.......

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(Code No. 5898)Fleming, Ian.CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG.The Magical Car. Adventure number one & two.Date. 1964-65. London: Jonathan Cape . 8vo, [6 3/4 x 9 1/4ins.] Pp. 46 [2]. 46 [2]. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dedication on end papers. Dust jackets, single nick, (volume.1, 1/2in), & narrow band of discolouration to edges.....

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(Code No. 5719)

Smith, J. C. & G.Soutar.

A Book of Ballads for Boys and Girls.

Date. 1930.

Oxford, Clarendon Press. 8vo, [5 x 7 14ins]. Pp. 295, very good. Including 54 ballads of romance, historical, legendary, and literary . Original full morocco with blind diced stamped device on front cover....... £50.00

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(Code No. 5692)

Blyton, Enid.

(8 Volumes).

The Golliwogs, The Adventures of Mr Pink-Whistle, The Adventures of Binkle and Flip, Book of Brownies, Mr. Pink-Wistle Interferes, Round the Clock, Funtime tales, Adventures of Pip.

Date. 1963-1972.

London, Purnell and Dean. 8vo, [5 x 7 1/2ins]. (Approx), 180 printed pages per volume. The Golliwogs 1969, The Adventures of Mr Pink-Whistle 1969, The Adventures of Binkle and Flip 1967, Book of Brownies 1967, Mr. Pink-Wistle Interferes 1970, Round the Clock 1963, Funtime tales 1972, Adventures of Pip,1968, child dedication on front free end paper. Original decorated covers, slight marks..... £70.00

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(Code No. 5676)POTTER, Beatrix.THE TALE OF BENJAMIN BUNNY .Date. 1904.London, F. Warne & Co. 12mo, [4 1/4 x 5 3/4ins]. Half title + Printer's imprint + Lacks coloured frontis + Title page + Dedication + Text pp. 84 + 26 Coloured plates. Dedication on front free end decorated paper. Light brown decorated boards, black lettering. slightly marked and rubbed. No dust jacket......

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(Code No. 5632)Langley, Noel, 1911-1980.The Tale of the Land of Green Ginger.Written and illustrated by Noel Langley.Date. 1937.London, Arthur Barker. 4to, [8 1/2 x 11 3/4ins]. Pp.143, slight foxing spots + Coloured illustrations throughout. Original cloth gilt, chipping to upper hinge. No jacket.Noel Langley was a successful novelist, playwright, screenwriter and director. While under contract to MGM he was one of the screenwriters for The Wizard of Oz. He was chosen for the job on the basis of his children's story, The Tale of the Land of Green Ginger — a children's classic which has seldom been out of print since it was first published in 1937. However, his finished script for The Wizard of Oz was somewhat revised by Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf, revisions that Langley himself strongly objected to, but which appear in the finished film. Langley is on record as saying that he hated the completed product, an opinion not borne out by the general critical and public consensus. The Wizard of Oz has become one of the best-loved films ever made....

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(Code No. 5631)Ross, Margaret.Tiger Island. A story of a nigger boy and a tiger, etc.[With fifteen illustrations by the author.]Date. 1959 1st edn.Watford, Bruce & Gawthorn. Oblong 4to, [10 x 7 1/2ins]. Pp. (32), dedication on free front end paper + 15 Coloured illustrations by Margaret Ross. Original coloured decorated boards, rubbed to corners & lacking printed paper spine. No Jacket..

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(Code No. 5625)Barker, Cicely Mary.Flower Fairies of the Autumn with the Nuts and Berries they Bring.Date. [c.1920].London, Blackie and Son Limited.,12mo, [4 1/2 x 5 1/2ins.] Pp. [23], marks to prelims + 24 full-page coloured prints, very good. Original decorated coloured boards, rubbed and lacks spine cloth. No dust jacket.Cicely Mary Barker (1895 -1973) was an English illustrator best known for a series of fantasy illustrations depicting fairies and flowers. Her earliest professional work included greeting card and juvenile magazine illustrations, and her first book, Flower Fairies of the Spring, was published in 1923. Similar books were published in the following decades........

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(Code No. 5490)

Hoffmann, Dr. Heinrich.

THE ENGLISH STRUWELPETER or Pretty Stories and Funny Picture.

Date. [c.1860].

Leipzig. 4to, (10 x 8 ins). Pp 24, foxing, slight finger marks to blank margins and edge splits to two blank margins, taped on back of images.. Original hand coloured plates with English text. Printed on one side of the leaf only. Lacks original wraps.....£75.00

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(Code No. 5446)

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834.

A Dissertation upon Roast Pig ... With illustrations by C. O. Murray, and engraved in colours.

Date. [c.1895.]

London, Sampson Low & Co. 8vo, [8 x 6ins]. Pp. 62. [with a preface] by R. Paterson. Coloured plates throughout. Original gilt-decorated cloth, marked.

Charles Lamb ( 1775 – 1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847). Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as the most lovable figure in English literature, and his influence on the English essays cannot be overestimated...£45.00

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(Code No. 5442)

Cruikshank, George.

The Bachelor's Own Book; or the Progress of Mr Lambkin, (gent.), in the pursuit of Pleasure and Amusement......

Date. [c.1870].

Glasgow. Bryce & Sons. 8vo, [6 x 8ins]. Engraved etched title, pp. [1] advert] + 24 etched plates with descriptive text, by George Cruikshank, vg. (Produced from impressions taken from the original etched plates of 1844). Blue pictorial gilt, spotting and slight rubbing. Gilt edges and decorated end papers... £50.00

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(Code No. 5429)

Aldin, Cecil & Washington Irving.

An Old Fashioned Christmas Day.

Date. [c.1910].

London, Hodder & Stoughton. 12mo [155 x 195mm]. 6 Tipped in coloured plates with text. Dedication on front free end paper. Decorated boards, lacking part of paper spine....£50.00

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(Code No. 5417)

WYSS, Johann David.

The Swiss Family Robinson; or, Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons in a Desert Island.....With twelve cuts from new designs, and a map of the island.

Date. 1831, 8th edn.

London, printed for Baldwin and Cradock. 8vo, [5 x 7 1/2ins.] Pp. viii, 435, [1], Title page frayed edges, not affecting text, some foxing and marks throughout + 12 Woodcuts on 6 pages + Full page map. Original full calf, rubbed... £55.00

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(Code No. 5293)CHILD'S COMPANION & Juvenile Instructor.4 volumes.Date. 1862-65.London, Religious Tract Society. 12mo, [4 x 6ins.] Pp. Each volume, 380 + 4 Printed coloured frontis + 4 Printed coloured plates by J. M. Kronheim & Co + Full page illustrations throughout, very good condition. Original cloth gilt. faded spine

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(Code No. 5172)

Anon.

[Memoirs of Dick, the Little Pony..... supposed to be written by himself, etc.]

Date. 1821.

London, Printed for A. Hailes...12mo, [3 1/2 x 5 1/2ins.] Pp. 155, [1] adverts, 3 page leaves damages with loss + 19 wood-engraved vignettes. Original quarter calf rubbed with slight leather loss. £90.00

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(Code No. 5169)

Jackson, A. E. (Illustrator.)

Dot's Visit to the Gnomes.

Date. [c.1905.]

London. Valentine & Sons, 8vo, [5 1/2 x 7ins.] Engraved title, pencil dedication + 12 Coloured plates each with descriptive text. Original coloured decorated covers, slight chipping to edges. £50.00

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(Code No. 5144)

SUNSHINE, Mercie, pseud.

Chats about soldiers.

Date. [1898]

London, Ward, Lock ..,8vo, [9 x7ins.] Pp. [32] + illustrations throughout. With advertisements on both endpapers and back cover. Decorated covers, rubbed & marked. Holding firm. £30.00

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(Code No. 5072)

Anon.

Victorian Children's Scrap Album.

Date. [1850-80]

London. Folio, [11 x 14ins.].138 (approx), Printed & hand-coloured prints including Christmas & Birthday cards, some with  embossed decorations + 80 (approx), small colourful scraps + 3 Full page Pear's adverts, cropped + 90 (approx), woodcut & steel engraved prints. All images, (damaged images not counted), pasted onto thick linen.  Edges frayed, No covers. £130.00

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(Code No. 5071)THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND, A Geographical Game.3rd Series.(CHILDREN'S CARD GAME).Date. [c.1890].Jaques & Son. nd, Size [ 95 x 80 mm ]. 47 Playing cards, (card lists and hand-coloured engraved view cards) of the Southern & Midland Counties [as listed] all housed within a slipcase with a printed paper decorated title label, edges rubbed. Counties listed :- Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Rutlandshire, Huntingdonshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Buckinghamshire.The game was introduced before turning into the card game Happy Families, as a way of teaching children the geography of England, Ref.: C, Goodfellow, Games & Puzzles. Page 98. C, Goodfellow refers to the other 3 series but makes no mention of the 4th series

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(Code No. 5070)

THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND, A Geographical Game.

4th Series.

(CHILDREN'S CARD GAME).

No Date. [c.1890].

Jaques & Son. Size [ 95 x 80 mm ]. 47 Playing cards, (card lists and hand-coloured engraved view cards) of the Southern Counties [as listed] + pp. (2) "Rules for the Game", slight damage, all housed within a slipcase with a printed paper decorated title label, very good. Counties listed :- Surrey, Berkshire, Middlesex, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

The game was introduced before turning into the card game Happy Families, as a way of teaching children the geography of England, Ref.: C, Goodfellow, Games & Puzzles. Page 98. C, Goodfellow refers to the other 3 series but makes no mention of the 4th series. £70.00

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(Code No. 5069)

THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND, A Geographical Game.

1th Series.

(CHILDREN'S CARD GAME).

No Date. [c.1870].

Jaques & Son. nd, [ 95 x 80 mm ]. 47 Playing cards, (card lists and hand-coloured engraved view cards) of the Northern Counties [as listed], slight finger marks. all housed within a slipcase with a printed paper decorated title label, very good. Counties listed :- Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland, Durham, Lancashire, (North & South, Yorkshire, (North, East and West) and Cheshire. £55.00

The game was introduced before turning into the card game Happy Families, as a way of teaching children the geography of England, Ref.: C, Goodfellow, Games & Puzzles. Page 98. C, Goodfellow refers to the other 3 series but makes no mention of the 4th series.

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(Code No. 5052)

WAIN, Louis.

The Louis Wain Nursery Book.

Date. [c.1902.]

London, James Clarke & Co. 4to, 8 x 9 1/4ins. Pp. [58] including 12 full page illustrations and text illustrations throughout, nicks to outer margins and slight marks throughout. Dedication on title, dated Christmas 1902. Pictorial covered boards, marked and faded. £130.00

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(Code No. 5045)

PARDON, George Frederick

The Card Player; comprising concise directions for playing cribbage, ecarte, piquet, etc.

Date. 1865.

London: George Routledge and Sons. 12mo, [3 1/2 x 5 1/2ins]. Pp. 96, some foxing. 20 Card games listed with their rules. snip-snap-snorem, blind hookey, sift smoke, cribbage, blind all-fours, put, cassino, etc. Printed boards, marked. no spine cloth. £65.00

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(Code No. 5020)

Pictures of Natural History .

(Children's Colour Plate Book).

Date. 1869.

London, T. Nelson & Sons. 8vo, [6 x 7 3/4ins.] Pp.48 + 18 Chromolithographic, (printed colour), prints. Dedication on front free end paper. Original gilt decorated cloth, slight rubbing. £60.00

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(Code No. 4957)

Ingoldsby. Thomas, esq.

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

The Ingoldsby Legends or mirth and marvels.

Date. 1920. 5th imp.

London: William Heinemann, 4to. Pp xix 549. 24 tipped in coloured plates. 12 tinted plates. Many text illustrations. Original pictorial cloth gilt, vg. D/j, splits + some loss. Cellophane protective cover. £100.00

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(Code No. 4930)Caldecott, Randolph, [1846-1886.] (Illustrator).Picture Book. No.2 -The House that Jack Built; Sing a Song for Sixpence; The Queen of Hearts.Date. (c.1880.) London, Warne & Co. 12mo, [5 x 5 1/4ins]. Pp 87 + 24 Full pageprinted colour plates, very good. Printed colour decorated boards, slight surface loss to spine paper. Caldecott greatly influenced illustration of children's books during the nineteenth century. Two books illustrated by him, priced at a shilling each, were published each Christmas for eight years. In 1877 Edmund Evans, who was a colour printer and talented engraver, lost the services of Walter Crane as his children's book illustrator and asked Caldecott to do illustrations for two books for Christmas. The result was The House that Jack Built & The History of John Gilpin.

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(Code No. 4925)

TURNER, Elizabeth, Mrs., (Poetess).

The Daisy; or, Cautionary Stories, in Verse adapted to the ideas of Children from four to eight years old.

Date. 1900.

Birmingham, Cornish Brothers. 12mo, [3 3/4 x 6ins.] Pp 66, a few marginal marks + 33 woodcut engravings. Original boards, marked with slight surface loss. [A facsimile reprint of the anonymous edition of 1807.] £30.00

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(Code No. 4915)

The Game of Schimmell or Bell & Hammer.

(Children's Board Game)

Date. [c.1860.]

England. Box size, [9 x 6 x 2 1/2ins]. Original wooden box with sliding lid with a printed coloured image of a White Horse and decorated boarders. Containing: - Ebony hammer + Eight special dice + 2 Larger dice + various Counters + 5 Illustrated colour printed cards depicting (Bell, Hammer, Bell and a Hammer, an Inn and a White Horse) + Card listing instructions. £150.00

Invented in Vienna, Austria, about 1809, the game of "Hammer und Glocke" or "Schimmel" came to have wide popularity throughout the German speaking regions of Europe, and spreading to Holland, France, and England. Many version of the game were made by many makers in those areas. Ref:- 10/12/2008. Alan. Winston, Seattle.

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(Code No. 4912)

Federspiele.

(Children's Game of Pick-up Sticks.)

No Date. 1830-70.

German. Box size, [5 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 /14ins]. Original wooden box with sliding lid and printed title, housing 60, (approx), bone cut and painted heads representing soldiers, swords, birds, and farm implements, etc. most with numbers on the other side. A few damaged. £150.00

Pick-up sticks (or pick-a-stick) is a game of physical and mental skill in which sticks have to be removed from a pile without disturbing the remaining ones.

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(Code No. 4892)ROUTLEDGE, Edmund, (Ed).Every Boy's Book: a Complete Encyclopedia of Sports and Amusements.Date. [c.1875].London, George Routledge & Co. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 7ins.] Pp xvi, 816 + Coloured & Black and white engraved plates throughout. Many game activities listed: - Firework construction, cryptography, conjuring, puzzles, domestic pet management, laws of football, cricket, angling, tennis, croquet, la crosse, American billiards etc, and party games, jigling, dumb motions, hot cockles, fugleman, etc. Original half leather, split hinges & marked. Holding firm.

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(Code No. 4889)

Beeton's Book of Household Amusements and Enjoyments. Comprising Acting Charades, Burlesques, Conundrums, Enigmas, Rebuses and a Number of New Puzzles in Endless Variety.

Date. [c.1860.]

London: Ward, Lock and Tyler. 8vo, [5 x 7 1/2ins.] Pp. 152, 156; 149, [8, Adverts] including original hand-coloured folding frontis + 4 Original hand-coloured text woodcut plates + Woodcut illustrations throughout. Listing :- Acting Charades, Burlesques, Conundrums, Enigmas, Rebuses and a Number of New Puzzles. Original decorated cloth, spine slight fading and slight chipping. All edges gilt. £85.00.

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(Code No. 4832)Defoe, Daniel, [1661?-1731].The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, with a Memoir of the Author.Date. [c.1880.] London. Bickers & Son. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/2ins.] Pp.xix, 378. [10, adverts] + 8 Chromolithograph, (printed colour,) plates. Dedication on front free end paper. Original gilt-decorated cloth, slight split to front hinge cloth. Daniel Foe, was an English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain, and is even referred to by some as one of the founders of the English novel.

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(Code No. 4806)Rackham, Arthur.Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes.Date. 1933, reprint.London. Heinemann. 8vo, [6 x 8ins.] Pp xi 160, slight spotting to blank margins & slight nicks to outer margins + 8 coloured plates + 85 B/W full page and text line drawings. Original decorated covers, spotted and faded spine. No Jacket.

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(Code No. 4777)Caldecott, Randolph.Picture Book (No. 2) - containing The Three Jovial Huntsmen, The Queen Of Hearts, Sing A Song For Sixpence and The Farmer's Boy.Date. [1879, 81.]London. George Routledge & Sons. 4to, [8 x 9ins.] Pp 31 + 32 Fullpage chromolithographic, (printed colour), plates by Randolph Caldecott. Engraved and printed by E. Evans, very good + Many uncoloured small line engraved plates, four coloured, (poor), not affecting other plates. Original decorated covers, marked with spine paper loss.

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(Code No. 4757)

The History of Little Red Riding Hood, the History of Tom Thumb, Puss in Boots, Little Goody Two-Shoes, Cinderella and Robin Hood.

6 Volumes bound up in 1.

Date. [c.1840.]

London : published by J. L. Marks? 8vo, [6 x 9ins.]. Pp. 8 per volume. Original hand coloured linen backed engraved plates throughout, marks and a few marginal nicks. Puss in Boots, lacks page 8. Cinderella lacks, page.8 and Robin Hood, lacks page 1. Later plain wrap. £80.00

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(Code No. 5022)

The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes otherewise called, Mrs Margery Two-Shoes....

Date. 1766-1800?.

London. J. Newbery. 16mo, [3 1/2 x 5ins]. Woodcut engraved frontis + Text pp. 5 - 105 + 31 woodcuts in the text. (Imperfect, lacks text pp.1-4, 97-98 & 103 - 104.) Nicks to outer edges with one engraved letter missing. Some pages loose. Original decorated boards, faded & rubbed. £750.00

The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes is a children's story by an anonymous author, first published in 1765. The story popularised the phrase "goody two-shoes", often used to describe an excessively or annoyingly virtuous person. All editions are rare and difficult to acquire.

The text corresponds with the Hockliffe Project's copy . Go to: -

http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~cpercy/courses/457Goody.htm

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(Code No. 4666)Greenaway, Kate.(Children's Book.)The Language of Flowers.No date, [c.1920]. London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 12mo, 5 x 6ins. Pp. 80 + 25 Printed colour plates, (as listed). Dedication at front free end paper. Original decorated boards, slight marks. Kate Greenaway (Catherine Greenaway) (1846 – 1901) was a children's book illustrator and writer. New techniques of photolithography enabled her delicate watercolors to be reproduced. Through the 1880s and 90s, in popularity her only rivals in the field of children's book illustration were Walter Crane and Randolph Caldecott. Liberty's of London adapted Kate Greenaway's drawings as designs for actual children's clothes. A full generation of mothers in the liberal-minded "artistic" British circles who called themselves "The Souls" and embraced the Arts and Crafts movement dressed their daughters in Kate Greenaway pantaloons and bonnets in the 1880s and '90s. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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(Code No. 4646)

Hankinson, Cyril F. J.

2 Copies of The Coronation Cut-out Story Book.

No date. [c.1953].

London. Dean & Son. Folio, [14 1/4 x 9 3/4ins] Pp 12 + 4 Pages of colour illustrated cut-out figures in each copy, very good. colour pictorial wrappers, crease to one cover, very good. £40.00

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(Code No. 4624)Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 . Illustrated by Margaret W. Tarrant.Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales.(The Sunshine Series).No date, [c.1930.] London. Ward, Lock , 7 1/2 x 10ins. No date, [c.1930.] Pp 176,slight foxing & dedication to front free end paper + 24 Full page colour plates, Original decorated boards, rubbing to edges.

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(Code No. 4623Vivian, E Charles, illustrated by Harry Theaker.ROBIN HOOD, GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES and THE WATER BABIES.(The Sunshine Series).3 Volumes.No Date. [c.1931] London. Ward Lock. 4to, 7 1/2 x 10ins. Pp 176, slight foxing & dedication to front free end paper + 24 Full page colour plates. Original decorated boards, rubbing to edges. & Pp 176, slight foxing + 24 Full page colour plates. Original decorated boards, slight rubbing to edges, and Pp 176, slight foxing & dedication to front free end paper + 24 Full page colour plates. Original decorated boards, slight rubbing to edges.

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(Code No. 4588)Hasegawa, T. & Chamberlain, B. H.My Lord Bag-o'-Rice. Japanese Fairy Tale.Number. 15.Date. [c.1889].Tokyo , T. Hasegawa. 12mo, [4 x 6 ins.] Pp (20). Colour printed woodblock illustrations on crepe fabric, slight marks. English text. Early edition, Fairy Tale Catalogue Book list ends at "The Wooden Bowl". Number 16. There are 20 + books in the complete Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Decorated crepe fabric wraps, marks with slight loss, and creased.

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(Code No. 4587)Hasegawa, T.Kachi-Kachi Mountain. Japanese Fairy Tale.No. 5.Date. [c.1889]. Tokyo , T. Hasegawa . 12mo, [4 x 6 ins.] [c.1889]. Pp (20). Colour printed woodblock illustrations on crepe fabric, slight marks. English text. Early edition, Fairy Tale Catalogue Book list ends at "The Wooden Bowl". Number 16. There are 20 + books in the complete Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Decorated crepe fabric wraps, slight marks and creased.

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(Code No. 4586)Hasegawa, T.The Old Man who made the Dead Trees Blossom. Japanese Fairy Tale Series.Number. 4.Date. [c.1889]Tokyo. T. Hasegawa, 12mo, [4 x 6 ins.]. Pp (20). Colour printed woodblock illustrations on crepe fabric, slight marks. English text. Early edition, Fairy Tale Catalogue Book list ends at "The Wooden Bowl". Number 16. There are 20 + books in the complete Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Decorated crepe fabric wraps, slight marks and creased.

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(Code No. 4585)Hasegawa, T.The Old Man & The Devil. Japanese Fairy Tale Series.Number. 7.Date. [c.1889].Tokyo. T. Hasegawa, 12mo, [4 x 6 ins.] Pp (20). Colour printed woodblock illustrations on crepe fabric, slight marks. English text. Early edition, Fairy Tale Catalogue Book list ends at "The Wooden Bowl". Number 16. There are 20 + books in the complete Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Decorated crepe fabric wraps, slight marks and creased.

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(Code No. 4545)Turner, Patricia.LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD: A PEEPSHOW BOOK.No date, [c1960].London. Peepshow Book. 8vo, 6 x 7ins. 6 Moving-parts pop-ups with descriptive texts, very good condition. Original decorated boards, slight rubbing.

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(Code No. 4544)

Hofland, Mrs.

The Son of Genius; A Tale, for the use of Youth.

Date. 1817.

London: Printed for J. Harris. 16mo, 4 x 5 1/2ins. Pp vii, [1], 170, ( pp.171-172, missing.) + pp.169 damaged. Engraved frontis, water stained. Original quarter calf, very good, over marbled boards, rubbed. £40.00

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(Code No. 4542)HEADLAND, Isaac Taylor, of Peking University.Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes. Translated and illustrated by I. T. Headland.Date. Oct, 1900.New York. Fleming H. F. H. Revell Co. 4to, 7 x 9 1/4ins. Pp,160 + 110+ photographs by the author. The rhymes are set in Chinese characters, with English translations. Traditional Chinese children's rhymes, showing Chinese life and society. Original pictorial boards, slight rubbing.

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(Code No. 4539)Knight, H.C.The Rocket: or, the Story of the Stephensons, father and son.Date. 1873, 1st edn.London. Nelson and Son. 12mo, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2ins. Pp 120, slight foxing. Including printed coloured frontis + Printed coloured vignette title + additional title page, very good. Many text illustrations throughout. Original cloth gilt, slight rubbing & marks. £35.00 Rocket was designed and built to compete in the Rainhill Trials, St. Helens, Merseyside, a competition to select the locomotive type for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, on 6 to 14 October 1829. Of the five entrants, only three of them were seen as serious contenders. All of the other competitors broke down and Rocket was declared the winner. Rocket fulfilled the key requirement of the contest that a full simulated 50 mile (80km) round trip under load be completed with satisfactory fuel consumption. It averaged 12 miles per hour while hauling 13 tons and 29 miles per hour running light. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia.

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(Code No. 4492)

Children's Scrap Album.

England.

Date. 1908-09.

8vo, [7 x 9 12ins.] 14 Watercolours + 5 Pen and ink sketches + 8 Pencil sketches + Hand written descriptive notes and poems, etc by various people. Original covers, poor condition. £50.00

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(Code No. 4472)Anon. (Possible by Ernest Nister.)Six Moving Pictures or Transformation Pictures.Date. [ca1890-1900].London. 12mo, [3 1/2 x 3 1/4ins]. 5 Original chromolithographic dissolving pictures + one duplicate, on 2 layers of vertical sliding slates. All with pull-tabs. When a tab at the side of the illustration was pulled, the picture transformed into another picture. Showing children with their pets at play. All in very good condition. Ernest Nister's company produced many children's books of superior quality in both illustration and printing. Out of these, Nister's productions included a number of innovative movables. In addition to being marketed in Germany, the pictures were also produced especially for an English audience from Nister's London headquarters.

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(Code No. 4471)

J.B. (BADCOCK, John, Miscellaneous Writer.)

Philosophical Recreations, or Winter Amusements; a collection of entertaining & surprising experiments in mechanics, arithmetic, optics, etc.

[The preface signed: J. B., i.e. John Badcock.]

Date. [1820?].

London. Printed for Thomas Hughes; and sold by Sams; Boudery and Kirby; and Allison, [1820?]. 12mo, [3 3/4 x 6ins.] Pp. xv, [1], 200p + ([1] folding hand-coloured engraved frontispiece). Pages untrimmed. Original printed boards, rubbed with some surface loss.. Rare Copy. £450.00

Over 300 recreational amusements and experiments in mechanics, arithmetics, optics, fire works, magic lanterns, camera obscuras, card tricks, puzzles, conjuring, etc.

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(Code no. 4420)Anon.A Picture of the Seasons; with anecdotes and remarks.Date. 1824.Dublin, Printed by William Folds & Son. 16mo, [3 1/2 x 6ins.] 1824. Pp. 180 + 6 full page woodcut engravings + many woodcut text illustrations. Dedication on front end paper. Original full calf gilt, rubbed with split to hinges. Still holding.

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(Code No.4410)Berkeley, M & J. H Hartley.A Naval Alphabet with Rhymes by M, Berkeley.Date. ca1925.London. A, & C. Black. 4to, [9 x 11ins.] Coloured plates, each with text, 2 marginal splits and slight marks to a few text pages. Dedication on front past down. Original decorated cloth gilt, rubbed and one corner bumped.

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(Code No. 4400)Golding, Harry. Ward Lock & Co.'s Wonder Book of Pictures and Stories for Boys and Girls.Twenty-Third Year of Issue.London: Ward, Lock & Co. 4to, [9 3/4 x 7 1/2ins.] 1928. Pp 264, very good condition + 12 Coloured illustrations + Hundreds of two-colour and text illustrations, very good condition. Pictorial coloured front board, slight chipping to edges. Dedication to front free end paper.

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(Code No. 4352)

Wodehouse, P.G. [ and others].

The Captain Magazine a Magazine for Boys & "Old Boys"

7 Volumes.

Dates. April-Sept, 1902,1903 & 1904. April-Sept, 1908 & 1909. Oct-March 1912-13. April-Sept 1923.

London. George Newnes Limited. 4to, [ 7 1/2 x 9 1/2ins.] Pp 576, 468, 576, 576, 576, 588, 576, some waterstaining to the prelims of one volume + a few loose pages and dedications. Original decorated cloth, waterstained and marks. 9 contributions by P.G. Wodehouse + illustrations by Charles Crombie and others.

The Captain was a magazine for young boys, published monthly in the United Kingdom from 1899 to 1924. It is perhaps best known for printing many of P. G. Wodehouse's early school stories, such as many of those featured in the collection Tales of St. Austin's (1903). The magazine also serialised several early novels by Wodehouse, including Jackson Junior and The Lost Lambs, which were later combined to form the book Mike (1909), and introduced to the world Wodehouse's enduringly popular characters. Ref, Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. £110.00

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(Code No. 4341)THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND, A Geographical Game.2nd Series.(CHILDREN'S CARD GAME).No Date, ca1870 or later edition.Jaques & Son. [ 95 x 80 mm ]. 47 Hand-coloured engraved playing cards, each with various views of the Midland Counties + "Rules for the Game", [as listed], vg. Housed within a slipcase with a decorated printed paper title label, very good condition.The game was introduced before turning into the card game "Happy Families", as a way of teaching children the geography of England, Ref.: C, Goodfellow, Games & Puzzles. Page 98.

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(Code No. 4332)Beeton, Samuel Orchart, (Ed).The Boy's Own Volume of Fact, Fiction, History and Adventure.6 Volumes.Midsummer, 1863 to Christmas, 1865, (consecutive)London. S.O. Beeton. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins]. Pp, approx 550 per volume. Full page plates and woodcut text illustrations. Original half calf gilt. Raised spine bands gilt with gilt-tooled panels, rubbed & chipped. Marbled edges and end papers. All volumes firm. 

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(Code No. 4296)Blackie's Children's Annual for the year

1907.London. Blackie & Son Ltd. 1907. 4to, [9 x 11 ins.] Pp 192, very good. + Black & white and coloured illustrations throughout by Clifton Bingham, Gordon Browne, John Hassall, Charles Robinson, and others. Original pictoral coloured boards, slight marks and chipping.

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(Code No. 4233)

Philip.George.

Jigsaw.

(Eslick's Dissected Map.)

SCOTLAND.

No date, Ca1890.

London. Philip Son & Nephew. Image Size [6 x 73/4 ins.] 31 coloured engraved jigsaw pieces, very good condition. The Jigsaw puzzle pieces are in the original box with chromolithograph decorated title on lid, slight rubbing. Each piece represents a Scotish county.£120.00

Phillip and Son carried on the production of dissecting puzzles maps when John Betts ceased business in 1874.

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(Code No. 4232)

Peacock. W. 

(Antique Jigsaw Puzzle of the World.)

Superior Dissected Maps by W. Peacock. THE WORLD.

No Date ca1870.

Edinburgh. Gall & Inglis. Size [20 1/2 x 12 1/2 ins.] 76 of 81 coloured engraved jigsaw pieces, marks and chipping throughout. Original wooden box with a lithographic title on the lid, split and chipping with surface loss. Jigsaw Puzzle of the World (Twin Hemispheres), are uncommon. £120.00

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(Code No. 4202)Spielmann. M. H.KATE. GREENAWAY.

Sixteen Examples in Colour of the Artist's Work.London. A. and C. Black. 1911. 8vo, [7 x 9 1/2 ins.] Pp 12. Coloured frontis + 15 Tipped-in coloured plates, (as listed), vg. Dedication on front past down. Original decorated cloth, slight fading to spine.

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(Code No. 4188)

HOWARD, Theodore.

Theodore Howard’s Illustrated Alphabet.

London. F. Warne & Co. [1882.] Folio. [13 1/2 x 10 1/2 ins.] Decorated title + 26 plates of decorated letters of the alphabet, last 5 plates with tears, no loss. Original printed soft covers, worn with loss to lower cover. £120.00

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(Code No. 4161)

Bingham, Clifton.

Magic Moments.

Edition No. 607.

(Revolving Pictures).

London, New York. Ernest Nister. Printed in Bavaria. ca1892. 4to, [10 1/2 x 11 ins]. Engraved title + pp. (1-12) Text, some pages loose and edges of pages frayed + 7 Paneled movable full page printed colour pictures that turn in a circle, by Florence Hardy, one picture overlaying another, a ribbon pull used to reveal the second picture, Some ribbon pulls, missing and some overlay pictures worked loose. Original decorated coloured boards, slight marks and corners slightly bumped. Rare copy. £400.00

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(Code No. 1732)

THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND,

A Geographical Game. 4th Series.

(CHILDREN'S CARD GAME).

Jaques & Son. nd, ca 1870. [ 95 x 80 mm ].

47 Hand-coloured engraved playing cards, each with various views of the Northern Counties , vg. Housed within a slipcase with a decorated printed paper title label, owner's name on back of outer cove. Printed paper decorated title label, rubbed with some surface loss. £45.00

The game was introduced before turning into the card game Happy Families, as a way of teaching children the geography of England, Ref.: C, Goodfellow, Games & Puzzles. Page 98. C, Goodfellow refers to the other 3 series but makes no mention of the 4th series.

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(Code No. 4045)Marzials. Jules-Henri Marzials.PAN-PIPES. A Book of old Songs; Set to Pictures by Walter Crane (1845-1915).London. George Routledge & Sons.1883. Oblong 4to, [12 x 9 ins]. Pp 52, Coloured Illustrations throughout by Walter Crane. Engraved and printed in colour by Edmund Evans. Original coloured decorated covers, slight rubbing to edges.Marzials was a composer and singer of popular songs. He had in the 1890s two poems published in the Yellow Book, a quarterly devoted to Decadent literature and art.Walter Crane, born in Liverpool, he was one of the best-loved children's illustrators of his day. Crane also devoted much time to various artists' guilds and was influential in the Arts and Crafts Movement.

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(Code No. 4044)

Denslow. William Wallace. (May 5, 1856–March 29, 1915)

MOTHER GOOSE:

being the old familiar rhymes and jingles of Mother Goose edited and illustrated by W. W. Denslow.

London & Edinburgh. W. & R. Chambers Ltd. 1902,1st UK edition. 4to, [9 x 11 ins]. Pp (94), Dedication on front free end paper. Illustrated throughout in colour, about half full page. Original decorated covers, slight rubbing to edges. Part of spine missing. Rare Copy. £400.00

Denslow's marvellous interpretation of the traditional Mother Goose rhymes. He also illustrated the first and most famous book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," in collaboration with Lyman Frank Baum. Denslow uses his Oz royalties to buy an island off Bermuda and crowns himself King Denslow I of Denslow Island.

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(Code No. 4024)Carroll. Lewis, Illustrated by Margaret W.Tarrant.Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.(Sunshine Series).London: Ward Lock & Co. 1922. 4to, [8 x 10 ins.] Pp 170 + 24 coloured plates by Margaret W.Tarrant, very good condition. Dedication on front end paper. Coloured decorated covers, very good condition. No dust jacket.

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(Code No. 4014)

Aunt Louisa's Toy Book - New Series.

Uncle's Farm -Yard.

London. London. Frederick Warne & Co. No date, ca1870 . Folio, [295 x 245 mm]. 6 Full page colour printed plates with text + Double page uncoloured plate. Slight foxing to the margins. Glazed decorated coloured boards, slight wear with slight loss to corner. £50.00

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(Code No. 4013. London & Chicago. International Art Publishing Co. 1895. Folio, [ 310 x 245mm ]. 1 Double page and 2 Full page chromolothographs (colour printed plates) + 19 Half and full page lithograph sketches of animals playing various sports by Harry Bright. Showing, Tennis , Football etc. Slight spotting mostly in blank margins. Ink dedication in blank margin of second page. Original glazed decorated boards, very worn.

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(Code No. 3997)Barbauld, Mrs, [1743-1825]Lessons for Children.4 Parts bound in 1 volume.London. Baldwin & Cradock. 1830. 16mo, [3 1/2 x 5 3/4 ins]. Pp 176. Woodcut text vignettes. Original quarter calf gilt, split to front hinge. Holding firm.

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(Code No. 3993)

LARSSON. Carl. (Illustrator.)

OUR FARM, English Version By Olive Jones.

London. Methuen Children's Books.1979. 4to, [12 x 9 1/2 ins.] 16 full page coloured plates with text. Original decorated covers. No dust jacket. Fine copy. £30.00

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(Code No. 3992)

BINGLEY, William, Rev.

Natural History of Animals. Illustrated by short Histories and Anecdotes.

London. Harvey and Darton. No Date. ca1820. 8vo, [5 x 8 ins]. Pp xxvi, 310, a few pencil annotations + 40 full page illustrations, 2 plates with split into engraved area, repaired also some nicks to blank margins. Original cloth gilt, rubbed and faded..No other copy found. £60.00

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(Code No. 3960) Mark.THE ENCHANTED DOLL. A Fairy Tale for Little People.London. Alexander Moring, De La More . 1903. 8vo [195 x 150 mm]. Pp 74. Engraved frontis + Engraved title + Additional title + 12 full page and text illustrations vg. Dedication on front end paper. Edges untrimmed. Original pictorial covers, waterstaining to rear cover, not affecting contents. Spine wear. Tight copy. Victorian illustrator. His work frequently appeared, amongst other places, in Punch magazine. He was the uncle of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes stories.

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(Code No. 3888)

PETER PARLEY'S ANNUAL FOR THE YEAR 1885.

London. Ben. George. 1885. 8vo, [ 6 x 8 ins ]. Pp viii, 312. (8) Adverts + 9 Coloured (chromolithographs), plates, including additional title, all with tissue guards + 11 plates, very good. Gilt decorated cloth with bevelled edges. All edges gilt, very slight rubbing. £45.00

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(Code No. 3883) DEBORAH DENT AND HER DONKEY A humorous tale embellished with ten beautifully-coloured engravings + The Gaping, Wide-mouthed, Waddling Frog.2 Volumes in 1.London. Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press. 1887, 2nd edns. 8vo, [7 1/2 x 6 in.] Pp [i], iv, 6-19 + 10 Original hand coloured etched plates, one plate with damage to outer blank margin. Original hand coloured decorated card cover + Pp 32 + 13 Hand coloured plates, slight marginal marks. Original hand coloured decorated card cover, creased and marked. Both books bound together in modern cloth gilt.

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(Code No. 3879)London. "Boy's Own Paper" ca1870. Page size 21 x 11 1/2 ins. Original folding chromolithographic plate, very good condition.A Dr. John Ayrton began selling the first thaumatrope animated toys in London in 1826. The thaumatrope is a toy that was popular in Victorian times. A disk or card with a picture on each side is attached to two pieces of string. When the strings are twirled quickly between the fingers the two pictures appear to combine into a single image due to persistence of vision. 

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(Code No. 3858).

Pity’s Gift: a Collection of interesting Tales, to excite the compassion of youth for the Animal creation. Ornamented with vignettes. From the writings of Mr. Pratt. Selected by a Lady. [Attributed to Laetitia Pilkington.]

London. T. N. Longman. E. Newbery. 1801. 12mo, [4 1/4 x 7 ins.] Pp. viii. 147. (1. advert). Original full calf gilt, boards detached. 15 Woodcut vignettes in the style of Thomas Bewick. £45.00

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(Code No. 3819).

Hanhart. M & N.

(Antique Print):

The Corn Question or The Puzzled Politician.

London. Hanhart. M & N, (lithographic printers). ca1850. Image size 19 x 11 ins. Page size 21 1/2 x 17 ins. Original coloured lithograph with additional hand colouring, heightened with gum arabic, slight nick to blank margin. £100.00

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(Code No. 3725).Children's Scrap Album.England. 1917-20. 8vo, [6 1/2 x 8 1/4 ins.] 32 Watercolours + 15 Pen and ink sketches + Hand written descriptive notes and poems,etc by various people. Original covers, rubbed with some loss to spine.

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(Code No. 3715).Barrie. J. M.The Admirable Crichton by J.M. Barrie Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.London. Hodder & Stoughton. no date, ca 1914. Size 274 x 210mm or, 8 1/2 x 11 ins.. Half title + Advert + Frontis + Title page (as above) + pp. iii-vii List of plates + Characters + pp.1-235 Text, slight foxing. 20 Tipped in coloured plates by Hugh Thomson , all plates with tissue guards, vg. Elaborate gilt decorated cloth., vg. Fine copy.

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(Code No. 3676).Bates, Edward & Ellen.Victorian Scrap Album. (Sold from the Gyrn Castle Library, North Wales).England. ca1870. Folio, [18 x 15 ins.] 46 linen leaves with 170 plus, chromolithographs pasted on to both sides of the page, some slight surface loss to a few plates. The plates are taken from various children's natural history books, alphabet picture books, greeting cards, etc. "Ye Book of Scraps" " Collected and Pasted in - by Edward and Ellen Bates of Manydown Park - Hants - for the entertainment of their Grandson. Edward Bertram Bates. In the year. 1877 - Subsequently passed on to his six brothers in turn". Original half morocco gilt, boards detached. Sold from the Gyrn Castle Library, North Wales.

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(Code No. 3649)Oxenham, Elsie J.The Abbey Girls Play Up.Date. 1947.London and Glasgow. Collins, .8vo. Pp 288, as new. Dust jacket, very slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, very good.

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(Code No. 3652)

Oxenham, Elsie J.

Jandy Mac Comes Back.

Date. 1948.

London and Glasgow. Collins,   8vo. Pp 256, as new. Dust jacket, very slight edge nick, very good. £25.00

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(Code No. 3648)

Oxenham, Elsie J.

Selma at the Abbey.

Date. 1959. 

London and Glasgow. Collins, 8vo. Pp 255, as new. Dust jacket, very slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, very good. £25.00.

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(Code No. 3651)

Oxenham, Elsie J.

Strangers at the Abbey.

Date. 1958. 

London and Glasgow. Collins, 8vo. Pp 256, as new. Dust jacket, very slight edge nick, very good. £25.00

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(Code No. 3663)

Oxenham, Elsie J.

Schoolgirl Jen at the School.

Date. 1959.

London and Glasgow. Collins,   8vo. Pp 256, as new. Dust jacket, fine. £22.00

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(Code No. 3664)Oxenham, Elsie J.Robins in the Abbey.Date. 1947.London and Glasgow. Collins,   8vo. Pp 256, as new. Dust jacket, fine.

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(Code No. 3660)Oxenham, Elsie J.The Abbey Girls in Town.Date. 1947.London and Glasgow. Collins, 1947. 8vo. Pp 314, as new. Dust jacket, slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine.

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(Code No.3647).London. Collins.1942. 8vo. Pp 276, as new. Dust jacket, two slight nicks, very good.

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(Code No.3646).London. Collins.1959. 8vo. Pp 256, as new. Dust jacket, as new.

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(Code No. 3653).Oxenham, Elsie J.Two Joans at the Abbey.London and Glasgow. Collins, 1949. 8vo. Pp 222, as new. Dust jacket, very slight rubbing to top of spine, very good.

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(Code No. 3656)Oxenham, Elsie J.Jen of the Abbey School.London and Glasgow. Collins, 1949. 8vo. Pp 311, as new. Dust jacket, nicks to bottom edge. very good.

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(Code No. 3620)Friendship's Offering; or,The Annual Remembrance: A Christmas Present, or NEW YEAR'S GIFT, for 1825.London: Lupton Relfe. 1825. 12mo, [3 3/4 x 5 1/2 ins]. Frontis + Hand coloured engraved title + Additional title + Engraved dedication + Text 1 to 291, slight foxing + 9 Full page engraved plates, slight foxing + (61) Memorandum diary with English town vignette views. Original cloth gilt.

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(Code No. 3561) Click here to view 22 Books by G.A. Henty.

Weight of the 22 volumes, 12k

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(Code No. 3557)

The Youth's Magazine or Evangelical Miscellany for the Year 1827.

Volume 11.

London. T. Hamilton. 8vo.  Jan to Dec, 1827. Pp (13) 432, lower free end paper missing + Engraved title vignette + 20 engraved plates, including folding map, some foxing, (as usual). Original full calf gilt, split to top of front hinge.  £45.00

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(Code No. 3506)AUNT LOUISA. Pseudonym: LAURA  JEWRY. VALENTINE. (1814 - 1899)"Aunt Louisa's London Gift Book".London. Frederick Warne & Co. 4to, [ 9 x 11 ins ]. ca1867. Pp (28). Contains - World Wide Fables, The Town and Country Mouse. The Lark and her Young Ones, Little Red Riding Hood, Childhood's Happy Hours, The Noah's Ark, The Daisy Chain, Building Moss Houses, Gathering Water-Cresses, Feeding the Pony and Home for the Holidays + 24 Full page plates printed in colours by Kronheim, 3 Marginal nicks just affecting engraved area and some marginal nicks affecting tissue guards. Original gilt decorated cloth, slight loss to top and bottom of spine.

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(Code No. 3458)Ward. Marcus"Picture Stories from the Japanese containing the Japanese version of Alladin; or the Wonderful Lamp Abou Hassan; or Caliph for a Day Ali Baba; or the Forty Thieves Sindbad; or Seven Strange Voyages."London & Belfast. Marcus Ward & Co & Royal Ulster Works, 4to [8 x 10 1/2 ins]. n.d. ca1880. Pp (41) including 27 full page & double page chromolithographic (printed colour) plates,(complete,) all pages loose, perished gutta - percha, marginal nicks and some surface loss. Original decorated coloured boards, slight chipping and fading. "Told in brilliant pictures; drawn in the true Eastern spirit, by native talent; with the stories in English Rhyme." Ref. British Library Catalogue. No. 003850309. Publication date given [1847]?. No other complete copy found.

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(Code No. 3422) CHARACTERS AND SCENES IN THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, WITTINGHAM AND HIS CAT, SLEEPING BEAUTY, ALADDIN AND BLIND BOY.London. B. Pollock. 8vo, [8 1/2 x 7 ins]. ca1870. 7 Loose hand coloured juvenile theatrical prints of characters (2) and scenery (5), vg. Originally selling for "A Penny Plain & Tuppence Coloured". JK Green claims to be the person who invented Juvenile Theatrical Prints in 1808. John Redington had been Green's agent for many years and after the latter's death in 1860 Redington acquired the bulk of Green's plates. He eventually sold his entire stock to Benjamin Pollock in the 1870s.

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(Code No. 3196)Ibsen. Henrik.Illustrated by Arthur. Rackham:Peer Gynt.London. Harrap and Co. 1936, 1st edn. 4to. [8 x 10 ins]. Pp 256. 12 colour plates by Arthur. Rackham. Original gilt decorated cloth, slight fading to spine, No dust jacket, vg.

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(Code No. 3010)London. Frederick Warne & Co. nd. ca1890. 8vo, [7 x 5 ins]. Pp xii 372, vg. Illustrated throughout by Clarkson Stanfield. Original full prize calf gilt with raised spind bands gilt and gilt-tooled panels, splits to hinges, book still firm. Marbled edges and endpapers.

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(Code No. 3192)James, T.H. Mrs. (Translator)SCHIPPEITARO. Hasegawa Japanese Fairy Tale Series, told to Children by Mrs. T. H. James.Tokyo. Kobunsha. 1889, Number 17. 12mo, [4 x 6 ins.] Pp (20) Colour printed woodblock illustrations on crepe fabric, slight marks. English text. Early edition, Fairy Tale Catalogue Book list ends at "The Wooden Bowl". Number 16. There are 20 + books in the complete Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Decorated crepe fabric wraps, marked and creased.

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(Code No. 3193)Thompson, David. (Translator):THE MOUSE'S WEDDING. Hasegawa Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Tokyo. Kobunsha. No Date. ca1880. Number 6. 12mo, [4 x 6 ins.] Pp (20) Colour printed woodblock illustrations on crepe fabric, vg. English text. Early edition, Fairy Tale Catalogue Book list ends at "The Wooden Bowl". Number 16. There are 20 + books in the complete Japanese Fairy Tale Series. Decorated crepe fabric wraps, slight marks.

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(Code No. 3837).London.Griffith & Farran. 1882. 12mo, [4 x 6 ins]. Pp. xxiv 156 (4). Illustrated throughout, very good. Original quarter style vellum, grey boards, corners rubbed. Edges untrimmed.

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(Code No. 3833).London. The Leaden Hall Press. 1895-97. 8vo, [5 x 9 ins]. Advert (v Blank) + Half title (v Blank) + Frontis (v Blank) + Title (v Blank) + (pp.1-70) Text with sketches, single sided, very good. Original decorated printed boards, slight rubbing.The Horn Book, a child's basic reading worksheet, consisted of a piece of parchment or paper pasted onto (most commonly) a wooden board and protected by a leaf of horn. The wooden paddle was approximately 2 3/4" x 5" with an easy to hold handle. A hole was put in the handle so a leather thong could be tied to it and the child could carry it on his/her belt or around his/her neck.

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(Code No. 3834).Anon.London. Printed and Published by R. Harrild. ca1810. 12mo [3 1/2 x 6 ins]. Frontis + Engraved vignette title (as above) + pp.1-71 Text + 3 Full-page woodcut illustrations. Original quarter calf, slight rubbing.A chapbook, is a generic term to cover a pocket-sized booklet, popular from the sixteenth through to the later part of the nineteenth century, covering many kinds of printed material, such as pamphlets, political and religious tracts, nursery rhymes, poetry, folk tales, children's literature and almanacs.

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(Code No. 3668).London. Edward Stanford. 1877, 7th edn.. Oblong folio, [14 x 11 ins.] Title as above ( v. blank ) + Preface ( v. blank ), some foxing + 35 of 36 Printed and hand coloured engraved plates, some foxing throughout mostly, to the blank margins, 4 splits, just effecting engraved area and some minor nicks to blank margins. Original decorated colour printed front cover, rubbed with some slight surface loss. Some numbered plates not bound in sequence. Plate 33 missing, (publishing error), no sign of plate 33 ever being present. (Showing offsetting of faint foxing spots from page 32 on to page 34)

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(Code No. 3667)London and Glasgow. Collins, 1942. 8vo. Pp 314, owner's name on front free end paper. Dust jacket, very good.

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(Code No. 3640)London. Frederick Warne and Co. 1868. 16mo, [3 x 4 ins]. Pp 92, 96, 94 + (1) Publisher's catalogue + 3 Chromolithographic (colour printed) plates, vg. This little work was written to give a few plain and practical instructions for children in these harmless amusements, Whist, Cribbage & Dominoes, and Chess. Original cloth gilt, slight rubbing.

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(Code No. 3604).London, Longmans, Green & Co., [1904]. oblong 4to. Advert "by the same Author" + Coloured vignette title, ink dedication + Text pp. 2 to 64, including 30 coloured plates and numerous illustrations in the text, by Florence K. Upton. Verses by Bertha Upton, some nicks to a few blank margins. Coloured pictorial front board, slight surface loss.

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(Code No. 3519)London, Hodder and Stoughton. 4to, [9 x 11 ins]. [1869]. Half title + Title + pp. (2) introduction + pp. (1) contents + pp. (4) adverts + 8 of 12 Vivid chromolithographic maps, loose, (perished gutta-percha), depicting in human form various peculiar distortions of the political geography of mid-nineteenth century Europe, slight foxing. Original gilt-decorated cloth, damaged. The maps and rhymes were designed to amuse children and help them memorise the outline of European countries.

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(Code No. 3423)London. B. Pollock and others. Sizes 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 ins to 10 x 12 1/4 ins. 1850s to 1870s. 8 Loose hand coloured and one black and white juvenile theatrical prints of characters (3) and scenery (6), Some nicks to edges throughout. Originally selling for "A Penny Plain & Tuppence Coloured". JK Green claims to be the person who invented Juvenile Theatrical Prints in 1808. John Redington had been Green's agent for many years and after the latter's death in 1860 Redington acquired the bulk of Green's plates. He eventually sold his entire stock to Benjamin Pollock in the 1870s.

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(Code No. 2982)Boots the Chemists. nd, ca1930. 4to. Pp 319. 16 Tipped-in coloured plates + full page and text illustrations throughout. Original red cloth with gilt decoration and lettering, vg. D/j nicks to edges. Dedication to front free end paper.

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