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A Book of Worthies Gathered from the Old Histories and Now Written Anew (1869)

By: Yonge, Charlotte M. [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Maclaren & Co., 1869

Edition: First Edition


Original brown cloth with gilt border; blue-black endpapers. Front inner joint paper lightly cracked (but joint tight) some light soiling on prelims, faint mark on rear board, good. View more info

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A Cathedral Courtship & Penelope's English Experiences (1893)

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1895


Twenty-second thousand. Original grey-green cloth, blocked in darker green; grey endpapers. Spine a little darkened, otherwise good. View more info

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A Little Step-Daughter (1877)

By: Roberts, Margaret

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, National Society's Depository, 1893


Undated reprint (c1893, dated from new titles listed in catalogue). Illustrated. Original illustrated red cloth, publisher's own monogrammed endpapers. Corners and spine ends scuffed, undated signature (in pencil) on prelims, good. View more info

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A Poor Buffer A Story for Young People (1900)

By: Savile, Helen

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Swan, Sonnenschein & Co., 1900

Edition: 1st Edition


Original navy blue cloth with military insignia, crown etc on front board, lettered in gilt. Minimal scuffing, minimal foxing: near fine. The story of an Irish soldier who dies heroically to save a little girl from drowning. Setting: the coast of Donegal. View more info

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A Sage of Sixteen (1889)

By: Walford, L. B. [Lucy Bethia Walford]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde/Hodder & Stoughton, 1911


New Edition. Illustrated in colour by James Durden. Original illustrated blue cloth. Boards lightly grazed, foxing spots, good. View more info

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A Treasury of New Favourite Tales for Young People (1861)

By: Howitt, Mary

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, James Hogg & Sons, 1861

Edition: First Edition


First Edition, no date [1861]. Illustrated by Palmer and Coleman. Mid C19th black leather with blue and red marbled boards. Spine gummed to text-block: consequently creases upon opening. Edges rubbed and boards grazed; light spotting/foxing throughout; bookplate of Cooper's West End Circulating Library, Reading, on front pastedown, Cooper's Library at foot of spine, good. Contains 2 stories by Mary Howitt: The Lords of Wyven & The Little Peacemaker, and a further 12 stor... 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


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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Almost Faultless A Story of the Present Day (1870)

By: Peart, Emily

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, William P. Nimmo, 1875


Illustrated. Original green cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in black and gilt; yellow endpapers; all edges gilt. Corners scuffed, a little light foxing, prize plate on front free endpaper, inner joints lightly cracked with some evidence of gum, good. Published anonymously as "by the author of A Book for Governesses". Not in Wolff, who only held Peart's later three-decker Maude Maynard (1876). In a short preface the author indicates the subject of... View more info

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Augustin and Wenonda. A Tale for the Young. Translated from the German of Franz Hoffman (1857)

By: Hoffman, Franz

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Judd & Glass, 1857

Edition: First Edition


Young Englands' Illustrated Library. Illustrated. Original blindstamped purple cloth, lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers. Spine and board edges sunned, undated signature in red on front free endpaper, foxing/spotting: good. A juvenile story of settlers in early America: Augustin is a European "pale-face"; Wenonda the son of the chief of the Delaware tribe. View more info

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Bashful Fifteen (1892)

By: Meade, L. T [Elizabeth Thomasina Meade]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co., 1892

Edition: 1st Edition


Original two-tone cloth. Spine in green, front board in grey, patterned with flowers; patterned endpapers. A few light marks, corner rubbed, a little foxing, 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


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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Cricket A Tale of Humble Life (1886)

By: Hocking, Silas K. [Silas Kitto Hocking]

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co., 1892


Illustrated. Undated reprint copy, c1892 (advert for Hocking's 1892 novel Where Duty Lies facing half-title page. Original blue cloth on bevelled boards, illustrated and lettered in black and gilt; brown-and-white monogrammed endpapers; all edges gilt. Lightly scuffed, otherwise very 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


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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Dearer Than Life. A Story of the Times of Wycliffe (1884)

By: Leslie, Emma

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, R. T. S., 1910


Undated reprint, c1910. Original illustrated cloth. Clean bright front board; a little foxing in text, prize plate (1910) on front free endpaper, very good. Historical novel for children. View more info

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Decision (1824)

By: Hofland, Mrs [Barbara]:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, A. K. Newman, 1845


New Edition. Frontispiece. Late C19th rebinding in pale brown cloth; brown leather title label on spine, all edges gilt. Foxing (heavy on prelims and frontispiece), short tear (without loss) at foot of first 3 leaves (half-title, frontispiece, title), otherwise good. View more info