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1 The Army: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series)
Atteridge, Captain A. H. ; series editor Louey Chisholm T. C. & E. C. Jack London and Edinburgh 1915 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1915 and I believe this is a first edition though this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. List of other titles in the series inside and the last title listed is this one, No. 15 The Army. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. and there is a printer's reference on the last page of 8/15. Red cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened and the spine has slightly faded. Deckled / untrimmed foredges and bottom edge. A couple of pages are still uncut. Top edge gilt. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Illustrated throughout with tinted and black and white photographic images. Lacks ribbon page marker. pp. v, 104, plates. 16.5 x 12cm. 308746 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
9 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

 
 
2 Beasts: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series)
Billinghurst, Percy J. ; described by Lena Dalkeith; series editor Louey Chisholm T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. London and Edinburgh 1906 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1906. This series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This copy is likely to be a later reprint. No list of series titles inside. Printed in Great Britain by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. Green cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Light bruising to the spine ends and the spine has faded. Deckled / untrimmed foredges and bottom edge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. Illustrated throughout with 48 colour plates. Orange ribbon page marker present but detached. pp. 103. 16.5 x 12cm. 308749 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
10 London (The Shown series, formerly called The Shown to the Children series)
Fox-Davies, Mary ; series editor Louey Chisholm Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. (Incorporating T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd.) 1932 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in c. 1932, this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This copy may be a slightly later reprint. No list of series titles inside. Printed by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Limited. Brown cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened. Straight cut page edges. A slight lean to the spine. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. Previous owner's name and date (1947) written in small neat handwriting at the top edge of the front pastedown. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates. pp. 126, plates. 16.5 x 12cm. 308747 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
3 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

 
11 Eighty Miles Around London (The Shown series, formerly called The Shown to the Children series)
Fox-Davies, Moyra; series editor Louey Chisholm Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. | T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd. 1934 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in c. 1934, this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This copy may be a slightly later reprint. No list of series titles inside. Printed in Great Britain at the Press of the Publishers. Grey cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened. Straight cut page edges. A slight lean to the spine. Pale pencil mark to front board. Some foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge and a few spots to the foredge. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates. Orange ribbon page marker present. pp. xiv, 215. 16.5 x 12cm. 308748 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
4 Christmas Carols New and Old, First Series
Bramley, Rev. Henry Ramsden (words edited by) ; Stainer, John (music edited by) Novello, Ewer and Co. [c. 1870] London 1870 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Decorative dark green cloth. Boards with bevelled edges. All page edges gilt. Publication date not stated but is c. 1870. First Series only, pp. 46. The pages are generally a bit grey and grubby and the binding is shaken. Pencil marks on the index page. The boards are rubbed at the edges, exposing a little board at the spine ends and corners. 309122 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
12 Tales of Daring and Danger
Henty, G. A. Blackie and Son Ltd [c. 1920s] London and Glasgow Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated. A c. 1920s edition. Decorative blue cloth, with printed green and yellow nouveau-style design. No names or inscriptions. Some small grubby marks to outer closed textblock foredge. 160pp. 303674 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
5 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

 
13 The School on the Steep: A Chronicle of Happenings
Judd, Alfred ; illustrated by H. M. Brock T. Nelson and Sons Ltd [c. 1920s] London and Edinburgh Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Brock, H. M. 
Hardback. Decorative brown cloth. Publication date not stated but is c. 1920s (this edition). The binding is firm. The cloth has worn quite thin at the rear joint and there are a few tiny holes in the cloth. A couple of light marks to the front board. Minor bruising spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 198. A vintage school story. 308423 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Work and Workers: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series)
Cooke, Arthur O. ; series editor Louey Chisholm T. C. & E. C. Jack London and Edinburgh 1919 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1919, this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This copy is a slightly later reprint. List of other titles in the series inside and the last title listed is No. 17 The Microscope; this title is No. 16 in the series. Printed by T. Nelson and Sons, Limited. Blue cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened. Deckled / untrimmed foredges and bottom edge. A lean to the spine. The binding is good but slightly shaken. Inner hinges are firm. A brief gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Illustrated throughout with tinted photographic images. Purple ribbon page marker present but detached. pp. 126, plates. 16.5 x 12cm. 308745 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
14 Adelaide's Treasure, and How the Thief Came Unawares
Sarson Wesleyan Conference Office London 1880 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Decorative cloth binding. Brown cloth with black and gilt detail. There are some light marks to the boards and a couple of small faded patches to the spine. Light rubs to board edges and minor bruising to the spine ends. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Previous owner's name in pencil on the front endpaper. pp. viii, 205, + 16 pages publisher's lists. 309348 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 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

 
15 Architecture: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series)
Wynne, Gladys ; series editor Louey Chisholm T. C. & E. C. Jack London and Edinburgh 1913 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1913, this series are notoriously difficult to date as the publication date was not printed inside. This is most likely a slightly later reprint. No list of other titles in the series inside. No printer's name inside either. Brown cloth boards, with pictorial onlay. Corners and spine ends are bruised / softened. Deckled / untrimmed foredges and bottom edge. The binding is quite firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Illustrated throughout with line drawings and black and white photographic images. Blue ribbon page marker present but detached. pp. xv, 131, plates. 16.5 x 12cm. 308744 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 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

     
 
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Beasts: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series), Billinghurst, Percy J. ; described by Lena Dalkeith; series editor Louey Chisholm
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Eighty Miles Around London (The Shown series, formerly called The Shown to the Children series), Fox-Davies, Moyra; series editor Louey Chisholm
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London (The Shown series, formerly called The Shown to the Children series), Fox-Davies, Mary ; series editor Louey Chisholm
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The Army: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series), Atteridge, Captain A. H. ; series editor Louey Chisholm
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Architecture: Shown to the Children (The Shown to the Children series), Wynne, Gladys ; series editor Louey Chisholm
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