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AIKIN, John. The calendar of nature. Designed for the instruction and entertainment of young persons. London. Printed for Baldwin and Cradock, 1835. New edition, corrected and much improved. 18mo in 6s. [2], x, 91pp, [5]. With half-title and two terminal advertisement leaves, vignette engraving to title and head of each month within text. A handsome copy in original roan-backed marbled paper boards, gilt. Boards a little faded, slightest of rubbing. Bookseller's label of 'H. Fraser, Greenock' to FEP, gift inscription to head of half-title. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 15174
A MOTHER. [BUDDEN, Maria Elizabeth]. A key to knowledge; or, things in common use. Simply and shortly explained in a series of dialogues. London. Printed for J. Harris and Son, 1820. Third edition. 12mo. viii, 172pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's red roan-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to bumped corners. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, slight loss to lower corner of leaf N5, very occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20985
BARKER, Cicely Mary. Flower Fairies of the Autumn: With the Nuts and Berries they bring. London. Blackie & Son Limited, [1926]. First edition. 22mo. [16]pp With 12 plates of colour illustrations by the author. Original publisher's decorated boards with pictorial inlay to upper board, title to both spine and upper board in black, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper lightly rubbed and damp-stained. Pictorial endpapers, inked inscription to verso of FFEPin Danish dated 1930, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22172
BARKER, Cicely Mary. Fairies of the trees. London. Blackie & Son Limited, [1940]. First edition. 12mo. [28]pp. With 24 plates of colour illustrations by the author. Original publisher's decorated boards with pictorial inlay to upper board, title to both spine and upper board in brown, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper price-clipped, and a trifle chipped and marked, inked initials to front flap. Pictorial endpapers, upper hinge partially exposed, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17406
BERQUIN, M. [Arnaud]. Pieces Choisies De L'Ami Des Enfans De M. Berquin. A L'Usage Des Ecoles. A Londres. Imprime Par W. Et C. Spilsbury. Pour A. Dulau, 1798. Seconde Edition, Revue et Corrigee. 12mo. [2], iv, [2], 144, 157-240, 243-366pp. With a half-title and engraved frontispiece, and complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary sheep, gilt ruling to spines. Rubbed with cracking and some loss to joints. Oval-shaped bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP. Occasional light mark to text. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 9585
[BIBLE - English, Games]. The Bible Treasure-Seekers' Game: or, Play Concordance. A Sunday Diversion for the Young: Spiritual Profit for the Old. Affords a happy hour of healthful intellectual exercise in the Home; the Sunday School, the Christian Endeavour Society, &c. Birmingham. C. Caswell, [s.d., c.1880?] Box dimensions 145 x 95 mm. 12 packs of printed biblical reference cards, grouped thematically and numbered sequentially in the order of the Biblical Books, each contained within a lettered paper wrapper: Sword, Heart, Fruit, Sheep - each with 32 cards; Tree, Mother - each with 28 cards; Grass - with 27 cards (perhaps missing one?); Lion - with 26 cards; Sacrifice, Redemption, Money, Dew - each with 24 cards. With ... More > £ 540.00 Antiquates Ref. 21901
[BIBLE - English, Games]. The Scripture Text Pastime. London. A.N. Myers, 15 Berners Street, 1862. Box dimensions 205 x 135 mm. Contents, presumably incomplete but not largely so, comprise illuminated capitals, printed on one side in gold on stiff card in red (24) and green (24); lower case letters printed on one side of stiff card, verso blank, in red (72), black (76) and blue (75), and blank word spacers (16). With one folded leaf of rules, printed in black on both sides; one stiff card ... More > £ 1,140.00 Antiquates Ref. 21902
[CHARLIE AND JEANIE]. Charlie and jeanie in the country. London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, [1859]. First edition. 8vo. 45pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and three engraved vignettes. Original publisher's printed pictorial powder blue wrappers. A trifle rubbed and creased, slight chipping to spine. Near contemporary inked gift inscription to FEP, frontispiece spotted, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20990
[CHILD'S COMPANION]. The child's companion and Juvenile Instructor. London. Religious Tract Society, 1852. 12mo. In 12 monthly parts. With an engraved colour frontispiece to January issue, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text throughout. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's yellow printed paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle marked, chipping to wrapper edges, January issue without wrappers, frontispiece detached, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Mrs. Seldon' to head of all upper covers. Occasional spots of browning, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 14900
[CHRISTIAN VERSES]. Christian verses for the children. London. Hamilton, Adams and Co., [1862]. 8vo. iv, 92pp, [2]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's maroon buckram, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, light ink-staining to boards spine sunned. Ink-spotting to front endpapers, ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16241
[COLUMBUS, Christopher]. The discovery of america by c. columbus. London. W. Wetton, [s.d., c.1820] 12mo. [3]-vi, [1], 8-176pp. With a wood-cut plate, five wood-cut illustrations in the text, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, blind-stamp of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge to upper boards. Rubbed, joints split. Small paper repairs to margins of leaves B3, F3, and H3, occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18659
[CORDIER, Mathurin]. STIRLING, John. Corderii Colloquiorum centuria selecta: or a select century of cordery's colloquies...For the Use of Schools. London. Printed for the Author; and Sold by Thomas Astley, 1736. First edition. 8vo. [2], iv, 150pp. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep. Extremities worn, some loss to head of spine, upper board nearly detached. FEP sprung, private library shelf-mark to verso of FFEP, very occasional contemporary manuscript annotations to text, small worm-trail to foot of gatherings D-E - touching text without loss to sense. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16217
CRANE, Walter. The baby's bouquet. A fresh bunch of old rhymes & tunes. London. Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., [s.d., c.1900] Quarto. 56pp. 11 full-page colour illustrations and numerous illustrated borders throughout. Original publisher's tan cloth backed glazed pictorial boards.. Extremities rubbed and marked, some shipping to boards. Decorated endpapers, hinges partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22176
DICK, Philip K.. Nick and the Glimmung. London. Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1988. Uncorrected proof copy. 8vo. [2], 141pp, [1]. Original publisher's powder blue wrappers, pictorial dustwrapper. Very slight shelf wear. A fine copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21484