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[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
[WALKS WITH MAMMA]. Walks with mamma; or, stories in words of one syllable. With engravings. London. Grant and Griffith, successors to John Harris, Corner of St. Paul's Chuchyard, [s.d., c.1843-50s] 12mo. 48pp. With eight large, hand-coloured vignette woodcuts. Stab stitched within original publisher's stiff orange paper wrappers. With a small contemporary printed label 'Sold by Forbes & Knibb, Booksellers, Southampton' to upper wrapper at foot. Slightly rubbed, short tears at head and foot of spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21356
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
[TOM THUMB]. Tom thumb's play-book, to Teach Children their Letters as soon as they can speak: or, easy lessons for Little Children and Beginners. Being A new and pleasant Method to allure Little Ones into the first Principles of Learning. Newcastle. Printed for T. Bell, Bookseller, By G. Angus, Newcastle, 1824. 16mo in 8s. 48pp. Unopened, in original publisher's blue paper wrappers, with four woodcut vignettes. Fine, but for shaving to lower edge of C7r and C8v, with loss to terminal lines. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 16528
HALL, Clara. The shepherd brothers. London. Edward Lacey, [s.d., c.1830s] First edition. 12mo in 6s. 72pp. With engraved frontispiece and three further plates. Original publisher's roan-backed printed paper boards. Spine a little chipped with three small wormholes, a trifle rubbed to extremities, else a handsome copy. Slightly shaken, text block split at pp.24-5. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14996
[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
WINLOVE, Mrs.. The rise of learning, or ground-work of science, Shewing how good boys and girls, By attending to the rules contained in this Book, and obeying their Parents and Guardians, may acquire wisdom, riches, and honour. Edinburgh. Printed and Sold Wholsale, By Caw and Elder, 1819. 16mo. 47pp, [1]. Wrappers included in pagination. With numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed pictorial pink wrappers. A trifle dust-soiled. Foxed. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 16375
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
EDGEWORTH, Maria. The history of susan price, commonly called simple susan. Belfast. Printed and published by Simms & M'Intyre, [s.d., c.1840] Stereotype edition. 12mo. [3], 6-142pp. Original publisher's black roan-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn and discoloured, joints split, upper board very nearly detached, surface loss to lower board loss to head of spine. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, two gatherings protruding from text-block. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20984
SHERWOOD, Mrs. [Mary Martha]. The hills. London. Houlston and Stoneman, 1847. New edition. 16mo. 15pp, [1]. Wrappers included in pagination. Frontispiece and final leaf pasted to inside of upper and lower covers respectively, as issued. Original publisher's printed tan wrappers. Inked ownership inscription to head of upper cover, Lightly creased and spotted. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20995
[WADDLING FROG]. The gaping, wide-mouthed Waddling Frog. A new and entertaining game of Questions and Commands. With proper directions for playing the game and crying the forfeits. London. Printed for A. K. Newman & Co., [s.d., c. 1825] 8vo. [18] leaves, printed on one side only. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and a further 14 hand-coloured engraved illustrations in the text to make a total of 15 not 16 illustrations as stated by title (other editions make a similar error). Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed pictorial salmon wrappers. Rubbed, some surface loss, lightly dust-soiled. Offsetting to title page, lightly spotted. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20221
[FAIRY TALE]. The flower basket. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816. First edition. 12mo. 83pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's green roan-backed drab paper boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Rubbed, marked, and discoloured, some splitting to joints. Inked gift inscription to verso of damp-stained frontispiece, offsetting to title page, occasional spotting. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 21135
[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
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
[ROSCOE, William - Imitations]. The council of dogs. Illustrated with suitable engravings. Philadelphia. Published by Johnson & Warner, 1809 [i.e. 1821] First American edition. 8vo. 16pp. With an engraved frontispiece (pasted to verso of upper cover), and a further seven engraved plates. Original publisher's salmon pink stiff card wrappers. extremities marked, slight loss to lower corner of upper cover. Frontispiece foxed, slight loss to margin of one plate, occasional spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 20490