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[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
SLADE, Gurney. Led by lawrence. London. Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd., [s.d., 1934?] 'The Magnet Library' edition. 8vo. 288pp. With an illustrated colour frontispiece. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered and ruled in black, pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed and marked, dustwrapper creased, edgeworm, and soiled, some loss to head and foot of spine panel, paper repairs to verso. Very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21513
LOFTING, Hugh. Doctor dolittle and the green canary. London. Published by Jonathan Cape, [1951]. First U.K. edition. 8vo. 286pp. With an illustrated colour frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations by the author in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in dark green, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper toned and edgeworn, loss to head of spine, priceclipped. Pictorial endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 17339
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
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
HARRADEN, Beatrice. Untold Tales of the Past. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1897. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 270pp, [4]. With an illustrated frontispiece and a further 38 illustrations in the text by H. R. Millar. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Foxed, blind-stamp of Pulsford booksellers of Eastbourne to RFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22253
[JUVENILE]. Little Sophy, a true story, for little children. Derby. Printed by and for Henry Mozley, [c.1830]. Second edition, enlarged. 12mo. [5], 6-108pp. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary red half calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed with some surface loss to spine and board edges. Ink inscription 'Emma Sutherland November 1830' to recto of FFEP, heavily foxed throughout. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 11778
MORGAN, Louisa. Baron bruno; or, the unbelieving philosopher, And other fairy Stories. London. Macmillan and Co., 1875. First edition. 8vo. [6], 259pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and a further six engraved plates by R. Caldecott. Without terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Contemporary green morocco, stamped in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21561
RICHMOND, Legh, Rev.. The dairyman's daughter: an authentic narrative. London. Printed for the Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1831] 16mo. 158pp. With a woodcut frontispiece, a further seven full-page woodcut illustrations in the text, and three woodcut vignettes. Contemporary (original?) sheep, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, joints splitting, loss to head of spine. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21884
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
WANOSTROCHT, N[icolas]. Recueil choisi de traits historiques et de contes moraux: avec la signification des mots en anglois au bas de chaque page. A l'usage des jeunes gens, de l'un et de l'autre sexe, qui veulent apprendre le francois. A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez J. Johnson et al., 1799. Sixieme edition [i.e. sixth edition]. 12mo. viii, 292pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary calf. Extremities rubbed, joints cracked, upper board held by cords only. Ink ownership inscription to verso of FFEP; 'Jane Birkbeck / Lynn / 1800', offsetting to title-page, short tear to margin of Q5, occasional ink-spotting to text, marginal marking. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16193
POTTER, John Philips. The moralist; or, essays on the means of Moral Education. Addressed to parents. London. Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington...and J. Parker, 1821. First edition. 12mo. [3], vi-viii, 166pp, [2]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing and marking to extremities. Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. From the Williams' Library, Cheltenham, with their ink-stamp to FEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16024
[SHERWOOD, Mrs. Mary Martha]. Waste not, want not. London. The Religious Tract Society, 1837. 12mo. 72pp. With numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Without spine panel, dust-soiled and a trifle chipped. Inked and pencilled ownership inscriptions to recto of FFEP and foot of p.70. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21894
[HABBERTON, John]. Helen's babies. With some account of their ways: innocent, droll, fascinating, roguish, mischievous, and naughty. Also, a partial record of their actions during ten days of their existence. By their latest victim, uncle harry. Glasgow. David Bryce & Son, 1877. First British edition. 8vo. [2], 183pp, [1]. Engraved title page laid-down, original publisher's pictorial upper wrapper (laid-down) bound-in. Attractively bound by Riviere & Son in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19077
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