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Something to Do

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [Louisa May Alcott]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1873

Seller ID: 02799


The Lily Series. Undated, possibly the first edition of 1873 (The first British edition was undated). Rebound in green binder's cloth. A little foxing, good View more info

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Red Rose and White Relating the Experiences of Ralph Mortimer, Son of a Knightly House, during the Stirring Times of Richard the Third of England (1901)

By: Armitage, Alfred

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, John Shaw: 1911

Seller ID: VN0877


Undated reprint, c1911. original green cloth, oval picture on glazed paper inset in centre of front board. Paper lightly browned throughout, prize plate (1911) on front pastedown, , small tear to cloth at foot of spine, fair/good. Historical novel for children. View more info

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Ribbon Stories (1872)

By: Barker, Lady [ie Mary Anne Barker]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 80024


New Edition. Undated [1880]. Illustrated. Original green cloth, ruled and lettered in black and gilt; brown endpapers. Corners lightly rubbed, a few light marks on boards, a little foxing, gift inscription (1882) on recto of frontispiece, good. A collection of stories, invented by a lonely little girl. View more info

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The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill (1928)

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02035


Colour frontispiece by the author. Original red cloth spine (lettered in gilt) with grey boards. Speckling (ie light foxing) on boards, undated inscription on front free endpaper, good. Original undecorated grey wrapper, lettered in red. Lightly browned on edges, good. View more info

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Master Skylark A Story of Shakspere's Time (1897)

By: Bennett, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1897

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: VN0810


Original maroon cloth, lettered and illustrated in gilt. Spine a trifle dulled, a little foxing, good. First published in the USA. View more info

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Don't Tell; or, Mistaken Kindness (1858)

By: Bennett, Mrs [Mary]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Henry Lea: 1875

Seller ID: 02068


Undated copy (c1875). Original blindstamped blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated. Lacks 1 (of 4) illustrations, light stain on lower part of frontispiece, inscription (1875) on front free endpaper, good. A children's story by the author of The Cottage Girl. View more info

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The Fen Robbers

By: Bevan, Tom

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1909

Seller ID: VN1217


Undated reprint, c1909. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, lettered and illustrated in black. Lightly scuffed, otherwise good. View more info

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Adventures in Thule. Three Stories for Boys

By: Black, William

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 01588


New and Revised Edition. Original uniform edition binding in dark green cloth. Crisp, bright, tight, very good. Three stories for boys set in the Outer Hebrides: tales of fishing, illicit whisky stills and an exotic French visitor. View more info

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Mabel Trevor; or, The Pearl Necklace (1853)

By: Burbury, Mrs E. J

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Darton & Co.: 1863

Seller ID: 04317


Undated reprint, c1863. Frontispiece and vignette title precede printed title page. Original blindstamped red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Inscription (1863) on front free endpaper, minimal foxing, otherwise a crisp, bright copy, very good. View more info

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Cola Monti or The Story of a Genius (1849)

By: Craik, Mrs [ie Dinah Craik, "author of John Malifax, Gentleman"]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge: 1899

Seller ID: 03816


Undated reprint, c1899. Four illustrations. Original illustrated scarlet cloth. Paper lightly browned on edges throughout, otherwise a clean, bright copy: very good. A book for boys, telling the story of Niccolo Fiorentino del Monti, son of an Italian father and English mother, and his rise to prosperity. View more info

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The Little Lame Prince and His Travelling Cloak A Parable for Young and Old (1875)

By: Craik, Mrs [ie Dinah Craik, "author of John Malifax, Gentleman"]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: VN1395


New Edition. Original illustrated light blue cloth, blue-black endpapers. Rubbed head/foot of spine, small repair to top of first page of text, good. View more info

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Dame Joan of Pevensey. A Sussex Tale (1908)

By: Crake, E. E. [Edward Ebenezer Crake]

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Sheldon Press: 1910

Seller ID: VN0880


Undated reprint, c1910. A novel set in Sussex around 1390. Original illustrated cloth. Board rather grazed and dulled, otherwise good. Historical novel for children View more info

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Sweethearts at Home (1912)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: VN0406


Second Edition, undated, c1914. 4 illustrations each tipped in on card leaf. Original light blue cloth, decorated in gilt. Corners bumped, undated signature on front free endpaper, lightly sunned on spine, good. View more info

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The Surprising Adventures of Sir Toady Lion..... (1897)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Gardner, Darton & Co.: 1897

Seller ID: VN0423


Second Edition. Original illustrated grey cloth, grey endpapers. Corners and spine ends scuffed, but otherwise tight; inscription (1905) on half-title: good + View more info

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Red Cap Tales Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North (1904)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2186


Illustrated. Original illustrated orange cloth. Corners rubbed, good. Stories adapted -- for children -- from novels by Sir Walter Scott. These include seven stories adapted from Waverley, four stories adapted from Guy Mannering, three stories adapted from Rob Roy and three stories adapted from The Antiquary. Crockett went on to produce a sequel called Red Cap Adventures. View more info