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1 Brahms (Bell's Miniature Series of Musicians)
Antcliffe, Herbert George Bell and Sons London 1908 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback. Decorative front board. Reprint of 1908; first published in 1905. Spine dulled. Top edge gilt. In nice clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. pp. viii, 56 + publisher's list of titles (16 pages). 16cm x 10cm. 103222 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
16 Valentine Vox
Cockton, Henry The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Blue pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges tinted blue. Publication date not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are bumped at the spine ends and corners. Rubs to spine edges. There are some marks to the boards, particularly faded and stained patches to the rear board. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Small prize bookplate on front free endpaper (dated 1920). Long flattened creases to the front endpaper. Some foxing to prelims. Frontis. illustration has large torn piece missing from the top margin. pp. 538, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308853 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 Manor Pool Island
Avery, Harold Collins' Clear-Type Press London and Glasgow Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Decorative red cloth. Publication date not stated but the binding is art nouveau in style. Some light marks and discolouration to the boards. A few bubbles to the cloth at the edges of the boards. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Gift inscription on the front endpaper, dated 1907. Four coloured illustrations as called for. Occasional foxing spots; pages are otherwise clean. pp. 152. 308215 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 A Pirate of the Caribbees
Collingwood, Harry [William Joseph Cosens Lancaster] Griffith Farran Browne & Co. Limited [c.1910] Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Book Condition: Good. nd. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1900-1910. Blue pictorial cloth. Light marks and spine ends bumped. Presentation prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1911). Front inner hinge is lightly cracked. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. The pages are otherwise in good, clean condition. Black and white frontis. illustration by C. J. de Lacy ; no other illustrations. A later Henry Frowde edition had more illustrations. pp. 343. 304276 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Link & Other Stories of the Great Festivals
Baldwin, Mary Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) London 1918 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" Hilton, A. A. 
Decorative cloth. A few light marks to the boards. Titles rubbed on the spine. A contemporary (dated 1918) gift inscription written on the f.e.p. Colour frontis. illustration. Binding is a bit weak in a couple of places but still holds and all pages are bound in (none loose). A handful of handling marks / grubby marks in the margins (not many - most pages clean). pp. iii, 63. Little book of religious stories; 7 stories including The Link (Christmas); Daddy's Story (Good Friday); A Little Sister of the King (Ascension Day); and others. 011514 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 The Pathfinder
Cooper, J. Fenimore Blackie and Son, Limited [c. 1900] 1900 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Decorative blue cloth. Publication date not stated but is c. 1900 (this edition). The binding is firm. Boards are clean but slightly dull, with bruising and rubs at the spine ends and corners. A school prize bookplate (dated 1900) on the front pastedown. A short tear to the bottom edge of the title page, next to the spine. Black and white frontis. illus. Pages are age-toned; endpapers browned. Some light foxing. pp. 256, + 12 pages of publisher's lists at the back. In the Famous Books for Boys and Girls series. 308427 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
4 Martin Rattler
Ballantyne, R. M. John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Decorative cloth, attractive art nouveau style design to the boards. Publication date not stated but this edition is estimated to be c. 1910. Illustrated with a few colour plates. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends, with a small bump to the top edge of the front board. The binding is firm. A few light cracks to inner hinges but binding not compromised. A gift inscription written in pencil on the reverse of the frontispiece illustration (dated 1913). Some quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to the title page; occasional spots to pages. Some grubby brownish marks in the margins of a few pages (p. 112-113, 220-222. pp. 224, plates. 308837 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
19 The Ministry of Holda: Leaves from God's Story Book in Nature
Cresswell, Clarice M. A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd. London 1915 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Taylor, W. J. (illustrated by) 
Original decorative cloth. Titles to the spine are dulled. Board edges rubbed. There are some black marks to the front board. Previous owner's name in pen on the front endpaper and imprints from other erased names. Heavy foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns and first and last few pages. Other pages are darkened / tanned. With 8 colour plates by W. J. Taylor. pp. viii, 147. 021875 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
5 Six Devonshire Dumplings
Batchelor, Margaret Thomas Nelson London 1912 Decorative Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Rec cloth covers with black, white and blue pictorial decoration and titles. Undated, but c.1912. Prize certificate pasted onto the front endpaper. Hinges are cracked between the frontis illustration and the title page. General light tanning and foxing to pages. 245pp. Image available on request. 048626 
Price: 6.95 GBP

 
20 The Lamplighter
Cummins, Miss Blackie and Son, Limited [c. 1900] 1900 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Decorative blue cloth. Publication date not stated but is c. 1900 (this edition). The front endpaper has been removed. The binding is quite firm but there are light cracks to hinge between pages. Blackie's Library of Famous Books series. The boards are dulled, have some light marks and rubs. Bruised and rubbed at the spine edges and corners. Pages have browned quite heavily. pp. 256, + publisher's list at the back for Blackie & Son's Story Books for Girls. 308426 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Girls and Girls, A Missionary Book
Batty, Miss A. E. et al.; with a preface by Eugene Stock ; various contributors Church Missionary Society London 1897 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Second edition. Original decorative cloth binding, dulled at the spine, and with a small mark on the back board. Minor rubs to spine ends and corners. Attractive Victorian binding. Slight partial crack to the front inner hinge. The binding is otherwise sound and firm. Some foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Pages are mostly free from foxing. Previous owner's name and address erased from the f.e.p. (faint indentations remain). 18.5cm. 128pp. 101551 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
21 Dreams of Rescue [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Cunningham, Laura Shaine W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846328411 / 9781846328411 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, fine, like new condition. 425pp. Why is Juliana always cast as the victim in her films? In movies she has been stabbed, bludgeoned and impaled upon a decorative sword. Now it may be that her once-loving husband is trying to kill her - or has Juliana become too suggestible? 303005 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Wye (Rivers of England)
Bradley, A. G. ; painted by Sutton Palmer Adam and Charles Black 1910 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. No dust jacket. Decorative blue cloth. In fair to good condition overall. The binding is firm and plates are clean except for some ink staining to the very top edge of some plates. Top edge gilt. The top gilt edge and the top of the front board has some blue ink stains, which has also affected the very top edge of some of the plates. There are also some very pale red ink stains to the front board. The boards are slightly faded to the spine edge of the lower board and the same spine edge also has some bumps. Inner hinges are very good. Loosely contained is a small original advertising leaflet for the series. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, to endpapers, pastedowns, and more lightly a few spots to pages. With 24 colour plates, with tissue guards. pp. viii, 189, fold out map, [2] adverts. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 107071 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
22 Whispering Hope
Darling, Isabella F. John Menzies & Co. / Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1893 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Hardback. Decorative Victorian cloth binding. Red cloth with gilt titles and black leaf design to opposing corners of the boards. The cloth is dulled / darkened at the spine and there are some light rubs / mild biopredation to the boards. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Frontispice portrait of Isa Darling, with tissue guard. The book is dedicated to the author's sister, Grace Darling (printed dedication). Sporadic foxing to pages and foxing spots and general greying to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 240, 4. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 039462 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 Nothing to Nobody
Brenda [author of Froggy's Little Brother, Victoria Bess, Five Little Partridges, etc.] John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] 3 Pilgrim Street 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red decorative cloth binding in art nouveau style. Illustrated with a few colour plates. Publication date is not stated but is estimated at c. 1910. The boards are slightly faded and slightly patchy. Spine ends bruised. The binding is firm but there are light cracks to inner hinges. The pages are very brown, due to an inferior, acidic paper being used in manufacture. pp. 177, plates, publisher's lists. 308841 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 Yoked Together, A Tale of Three Sisters
Davis, E. L. J. Nisbet & Co., Limited Hard Cover Good 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Brown decorative cloth binding. Publication date not stated, c. 1890. Spine leans forwards significantly. 349pp. Boards bumped at spine ends. 027329 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 A Boy of the Dominion: A Tale of Canadian Immigration
Brereton, Lt.-Colonel F. S. ; illustrated by William Rainey Blackie & Son Limited [c.1913] London and Glasgow 1913 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated, though this story was first published in 1913. This is probably a later printing. Decorative blue pictorial boards. A gift inscription on the front endpaper is dated 1937. Spine faded. Significant foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Occasional minor foxing spot through the text. 367pp. 304516 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
24 Pickwick Papers [The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club]
Dickens, Charles The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1903] 1903 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Blue pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1903. The boards are bruised at the spine ends and corners. Rubs to board edges. Spine slightly faded / dull. Inner hinges are firm and strong but the binding is generally slightly shaken and a couple of sections of pages in the middle of the book are loosening. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1903). Some scattered foxing. pp. 514, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308851 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
10 Owen's Hobby, or Strength in Weakness
Burleigh, Elmer T. Nelson and Sons and The United Kingdom Bank of Hope Union [c. 1910] London and Edinburgh 1910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Decorative blue cloth; art nouveau style. Attractive binding. Publication date not stated but is c. 1910. The boards are bumped at the spine ends and lightly bumped at the corners. Some very pale patchy fading to the front board. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Illustrated with four colour plates. Prize bookplate on the front endpaper (dated 1911). pp. 416, plates. 19.4cm. 308861 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
25 The Adventures of Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Blue pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. The binding is generally firm and inner hinges are very good but there are a few places inside where the binding has superficial cracks between pages / shaken. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are very brown due to inferior, acidic, paper used in manufacture. pp. 347, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308852 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
11 Life of General Gordon
by the authors of Our Queen; New World Heroes; etc. [i.e. Farningham, Marianne] The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Grey-green pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are bruised at the spine ends, lightly rubbed at the edges and corners. Inner hinges are very good. The binding is nice and firm. Offset mark on the front pastedown (possible a bookplate has been removed). Publication date is not stated but is c. 1905 for this edition. pp. 468, publishers lists. 21cm tall. An attractive copy. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308845 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
26 Adam Bede
Eliot, George The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Jellicoe, J. ; Vedder, S. H 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends. Spine slightly faded. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Some foxing. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or bookplates. Boards are clean and bright. An attractive copy of this edition of a George Eliot classic. pp. 409, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308855 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
12 Women Who Have Worked and Won
Chappell, Jennie S. W. Partridge & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] Paternoster Row, London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pale blue decorative cloth; art nouveau style design to the spine. Publication date not stated but is c. 1910. Pages are very brown, due to acidic, poor quality, paper used for manufacture. Rubs and fading to the board edges and to the spine. Boards are bruised at the spine ends, board edges and top corners. Small splash-type mark to the rear board. Quite heavy foxing to the endpapers. Inner hinges are very good. No names or inscriptions. pp. 158, 32 (publisher's lists). 19.3cm. 308878 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
27 Daniel Deronda. New Edition - Complete in One Volume.
Eliot, George William Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh and London 1877 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brown cloth - decorative, gilt titles, lightly rubbed and bumped at spine ends and corners, some light marks. Binding a bit weak, with both inner hinges cracked, though binding holds fine. Previous owner's signature and date [1878] just visible on f.e.p. Some light foxing. Title page with tissue guard. Daniel Deronda was first published in parts in 1876; this is the first singe volume complete edition to be published. pp. 612 + 24 pages of publisher's adverts. 102192 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
 
13 An Old Story of Bethlehem: One Link in the Great Pedigree
Charles, Mrs Elizabeth Charles Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge | SPCK [c.1884] London 1884 Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback. n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1884. Grey decorative Victorian cloth binding. Pale marks to the rear board, as from exposure to damp condition. No signs of damp inside. All edges red. 6 chromolithographic colour plates; one with loose and reduced size tissue guard plus a couple of marks in the margin, as with old tape residue. The binding is sound, hinges good and there are no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Slim volume. 32pp. Tells the story of Ruth. 103939 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 Heroes of Discovery in South Africa
Eliot, George The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Bell, N. 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. Publication date of this edition not stated but is c. 1905. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners. Spine and board edges faded, with some light marks to the boards. Prize bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1905). The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Sporadic light foxing. pp. 418, plates, publisher's lists. 21cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308856 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
14 Faith Cotterill and Other Tales
Clarke, J. Erskine (selected and edited by) Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. London 1895 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Pictorial grey cloth. The boards are clean but lightly bruised and bumped at the edges. Pages are very brown, particularly at the edges, with significant foxing to some pages (particularly heavy to pages 28 and 29 of the Faith Cotterill story). The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Short stories. Illustrated in black and white. Stories: Faith Cotterill - A Tale of the Civil Wars; Johanna Sebus - The Brave Maiden of the Rhine; Karl and Nina - A Tale of The Seven Weeks' War; Emily's Baby; A Brother's Love. 308216 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
29 Our Winnie and The Little Match-Girl
Everett-Green, Evelyn John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] 3 Pilgrim Street 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Red decorative cloth binding in an art nouveau style. Illustrated with a few colour plates. Publication date is not stated but is estimated at c. 1910. The boards have some patchy fading to the edges of the back cover and are heavily rubbed / slightly chipped to the bottom edges of the boards. Slightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. Sunday School full page prize bookplate on the reverse of the front endpaper (dated 1915). pp. 192, plates. 308842 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Ravensworth Scholarship: A High School Story for Girls
Clarke, Mrs Henry ; illustrated by John H. Bacon Blackie and Son Limited [c. 1925] 1925 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Bacon, John H. 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Decorative, Deco style pictorial cloth. Publication date not stated but is c. 1925. The boards are in lovely, bright and clean condition. Prize bookplate on the front endpaper, dated 1927, with previous owner's name written above in child's handwriting (in pen). The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm, inner hinges are very good and pages clean, except for a very little light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 191. 308827 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
30 The Eversley Secrets
Everett-Green, Evelyn Blackie and Son Ltd [c. 1925] 1925 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Decorative blue cloth. Publication date not stated but is c. 1925 (this edition). The binding is firm. The boards are bright and clean; very light surface rubs only. Lightly bruised and rubbed at the spine and corners. A contemporary (dated 1929) gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Pages are generally age-toned, not heavily browned, and have some minor foxing. Blackie's Books for Boys and Girls Crown Library series. pp. 224, + 2 page publisher's list at the back. 308424 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
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