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SMITH, Dodie. The Starlight Barking: More about The Hundred and One Dalmatians. London. Heinemann, [1967]. First edition. 8vo. 144pp, [2]. With numerous illustrations in the text and decorated endpapers by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper lightly rubbed and sunned, slight chipping to head of spine panel. Booksellers ticket of John Beal & Son, Brighton to FEP, else internally immaculate. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23817
[NINEVEH]. Nineveh. London. John and Charles Mozley, [s.d., c.1834] 16mo. 8pp. Original publisher's pictorial salmon wrappers. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Katherine Fludyer to upper wrapper. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23405
[PEDDER, James]. The yellow shoe-strings; or, the good effects of Obedience to Parents. London. William Darton, [1821]. Third edition. 8vo. 62pp, [2]. With an engraved folding frontispiece, two further engraved plates, and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's buff printed limp wrappers. Extremities rubbed, surface loss. Endpapers and frontispiece gutter damp-stained, early ownership inscriptions to verso of frontispiece and head of title page. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 22343
TAYLOR, Jefferys. Ralph richards, the miser. London. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock and Joy...and N. Hailes, 1821. 12mo. [2], 159pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's gilt-ruled green roan-backed blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities worn, loss to lettering-piece and head of spine. Lightly foxed. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 22238
M. A. K.. Truth and falsehood; or, the two cousins. A tale for youth. London. John Kendrick, [s.d., c.1839] First edition?. 12mo. 134pp, [8]. With an engraved frontispiece and three final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's blind-stamped red roan. Extremities rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, early inked gift inscription to FEP, spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23146
[SHERWOOD, Mrs. Mary Martha]. The red book. London. Printed for the Religious Tract Society, 1836. Fourth edition. 12mo. 36pp. With an engraved frontispiece and several engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's red roan-backed limp marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Hinges exposed, early inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23400
[INDULGENCE]. Indulgence: A Tale for Youth. Glasgow. Printed for Richard Griffin & Co., 1826. First edition. 12mo. iv, 184, 4pp. With an engraved frontispiece and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green printed paper boards, recently expertly rebacked. Inked gift inscription to FFEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23231
HOFLAND, Mrs.. The clergyman's widow, and her young family. London. Printed for A. K. Newman and Co., [s.d., c.1835-37] New edition. 12mo. [2], 176pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Original publisher's gilt-tooled green roan-backed marbled boards. Extremities worn and cocked. Publisher's advertisements to endpapers, blind-stamp of John Fowles to front blank fly-leaf, early inked ownership inscription to head of p.1 (Anne Graham / Lisburn), occasional soiling to text. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23411
[LILIAN]. Lilian's year, and the lessons it taught her. London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, [1862]. First edition. 16mo. 133pp, [7]. With an engraved frontispiece, two engraved illustrations in the text, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's orange cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked gift inscription to FFEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23409
[WAYLAND, Jane]. Little Sophy, a true story, for little children. Derby. Printed for Henry Mozley, [c.1830]. Second edition, enlarged. 12mo. [5], 6-108pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's red cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers browned, very slight loss to lower corner of title page. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23395
BELSON, Mary. The rambles of a butterfly. London. Printed by and for W. Darton, Jun., 1819. 12mo. [2], 177pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, a further two engraved plates, and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's red roan-backed marbled boards,, ruled and lettered in gilt. Rubbed, chipping to foot of spine. Later bookplate of S. & E. S. Taylor to FEP, early inked ownership inscription of Anne Thompson to FFEP, final gathering protruding from text-block, foxed. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23163
EVANS, John. Juvenile pieces: designed for the youth of both sexes. London. Printed by C. Whittingham, 1794. Second edition. 8vo. [8], 143pp, [1]. With and engraved frontispiece and a final page of publisher's advertisements. A variant of the second edition with the date in the imprint. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep. Extremities marked and rubbed, joints split. Frontispiece browned More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 21133
NOUVRAY, Mme. de. Robinson du Jeune Age ou Aventures les plus curieuses de robinson cruso√©. Paris. Langlum√© et Peltier, [s.d., c.1845] 12mo. [2], 216pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved title page, and a further two engraved plates. Original publisher's gilt-stamped turquoise paper boards. Rubbed, joints split, some loss to head and foot of darkened spine, without lettering-piece. Endpapers browned, early inked ownership inscription to FFEP, slight damp-staining to foot of frontispiece and initial gathering. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22690
[HUGHES, Mary]. Aunt mary's tales for the entertainment and improvement of little boys. Addressed to her nephews. London. Printed for Darton, Harvey, and Darton, 1819. Fourth edition. iv, 174pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Darton 500 (4).

[Together with:] [HUGHES, Mary]. Aunt mary's tales for the entertainment and improvement of little girls. Addressed to her nieces. London. Printed for Darton, Harvey, and Darton, 1819. Fifth edition. Darton G501 (5).

12mo. Uniformly bound in original publisher's green roan-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22233
HOWITT, William. The boy's country-book: being the real life of a country boy, written by himself; exhibiting all the amusements, pleasures, and pursuits of children in the country. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1841. Second edition. 8vo. [3], vi-xi, [1], 308pp. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Without half-title. Handsomely bound by Potter and Sons of York in contemporary gilt-tooled red half-morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G. Very slightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, short tears to upper margins of leaves S7 and S8, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23401
[ROSCOE, William - Imitations]. [DORSET, Catharine Ann Turner]. A LADY. The lion's masquerade. A sequel to the peacock at home. London. Printed for J. Harris, 1807. First edition. 16pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and a further five hand-coloured engraved plates. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's blue pictorial stiff-paper wrappers. Extremities heavily worn and creased. Early pen-trials to verso of upper wrapper, chipping to plates margins with occasional later paper repairs, foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22586
[JOHNNY GILPIN]. Fairburn's Edition of Johnny Gilpin's diverting journey to ware. London. Printed and Published by John Fairburn, [s.d., c.1830s] 8vo. 13pp, [3]. Wrappers included in pagination. With eight hand-coloured engraved illustrations in the text. Oversewn in original publisher's yellow wrappers, hand-coloured pictorial title label pasted to upper wrapper. Extremities worn, marked, dust-soiled, and creased, loss to spine, short tears to both wrappers, slight loss to lower corner of upper wrapper. Some spotting internally. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23415