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A Little Step-Daughter (1877)

By: Roberts, Margaret

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, National Society's Depository: 1893

Seller ID: VN1007

Condition: Good


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

Seller ID: 82083

Condition: Near Fine


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

Image for Moral Courage and Other Tales (1848), Alfred in India or Scenes in Hindoostan (1848), Truth and Trust (1848)

Moral Courage and Other Tales (1848), Alfred in India or Scenes in Hindoostan (1848), Truth and Trust (1848)

By: Several Anonymous Authors

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William & Robert Chambers: 1848

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04292

Condition: Very Good


Each title has a frontispiece and a title page framed in red. Three volumes bound as one in mid C19th dark green leather over marbled boards; black leather title labels on spines. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Rainbow Stories for Summer Days and Winter Nights

By: Several Authors: F. M. Wilbraham, Mrs S. C. Hall, W. H. G. Kingston, Lady Charles Thynne, E. M. Piper, Thomas Miller

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons: 1872

Seller ID: VN2484

Condition: Good


Undated, c1872. Originally issued as a series of pamphlets, here collected in one volume. Illustrated. Coloured, decorative title page preced printed title page. Original blue cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in black and gilt; dark brown endpapers; all edges gilt. Corners and spine ends a little rubbed, faint signature on front free endpaper, good. The six stories are: Phil Thorndyke's Adventures (Wilbraham); The Rift in the Rock (Hall); The Burgomaster'... View more info

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The Steadfast Gabriel. A Tale of Wichnor Wood (1850), History of France (1849), Fireside Amusements (1850)

By: Several Authors: Mary Howitt, Leith Ritchie etc

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William & Robert Chambers: 1850

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04325

Condition: Very Good


RITCHIE, Leith: History of France (1849) bound with HOWITT, Mary: The Steadfast Gabriel. A Tale of Wichnor Wood (1850) and ANONYMOUS: Fireside Amusements (1850). First Editions1849, 1850, 1850. Each title has a frontispiece and a title page framed in red. Three volumes bound as one in mid C19th dark green leather over marbled boards; black leather title labels on spines. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, very good. Three volumes in Chamber's Library for Young People. View more info

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Uncle Sam's Money-Box (1848), Jacopo and Other Tales (1848)

By: Several Authors: Mrs S. C. Hall & Anonymous

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William & Robert Chambers: 1848

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04299

Condition: Very Good


HALL, Mrs S. C. [ie Anna Maria HALL]: Uncle Sam's Money-Box (1848). First Edition: William & Robert Chambers (Edinburgh), 1848. Bound with: ANONYMOUS: Jacopo and Other Tales (1848). First Edition: William & Robert Chambers (Edinburgh), 1848. Each title has a frontispiece and a title page framed in red. Two volumes bound as one in mid C19th dark green leather over marbled boards; black leather title labels on spines. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, very good. Two volumes ... View more info

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The Two Knights; or Delancey Castle. A Tale of the Civil Wars (1851)

By: Sherwood, Mrs [Mary Martha Sherwood]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Halifax, Milner & Sowerby: 1860

Seller ID: 04248

Condition: Very Good


[Reprint]. Frontispiece and vignette title. Small format in original blindstamped blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Corners bumped, light scuffing, a few foxing spots, inscription (1862) on front free endpaper, very good. A children's story by the author of The Fairchild Family (1818-47), published in the year of her death, and reprinted by a provincial publisher. Scarce. View more info

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The Dog's Mission; or, The Story of Old Avery House and Other Stories (1880)

By: Stowe, Mrs H. B. [Harriet Beecher Stowe]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1887

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 80085

Condition: Good


Dated 1887 [but actually 1886]. Illustrated. Original red cloth, illustrated in black and lettered in black and gilt. Cloth a little darkened on edges, small chip at foot of spine, prize plate (Nov. 1886) on front pastedown, good. A short novel for children and seven short stories by the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Originally published in America in 1880, the British edition appeared at the end of 1886 (but dated 1887). View more info

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Leila in England. A Continuation of Leila, or The Island (1842)

By: Tytler, Ann Fraser

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hatchards: 1875

Seller ID: 01927

Condition: Very Good


Tenth Edition. Frontispiece. Original green cloth, decoratively blocked in gilt; yellow endpapers. Light scuffing, faint foxing: crisp, bright, very good. View more info

Image for Mary and Florence at Sixteen. A Continuation of Grave and Gay (1838)

Mary and Florence at Sixteen. A Continuation of Grave and Gay (1838)

By: Tytler, Ann Fraser

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hatchard: 1846

Seller ID: VN0815

Condition: Good


Fourth Edition. Frontispiece. original blindstamped green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. A little rubbed at head of spine, spine and bottom edge of front board lightly sunned, gift inscription (1848) on front free endpaper, otherwise good+ View more info

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St George's Magazine for Boys and Girls. January - December 1914

By: Various Authors

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Horace Marshall & Son: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03482

Condition: Good


12 issues bound together in purple binder's cloth: front wrapper of January issue bound in at start of books. Cloth sunned, damp stain on bottom corner of rear board, otherwise good. A miscellaneous magazine which ran from 1906 to 1915, containing stories, articles on the Navy, Scouting etc. View more info

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Once Bitten Twice Shy

By: Whishaw, Fred

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1920

Seller ID: VN0197

Condition: Near Fine


Undated reprint, c1920. Frontispiece, Original illustrated brown cloth. Prize plate on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine. 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

Seller ID: VN0037

Condition: Good


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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The Caged Lion (1870)

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

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 01369

Condition: Good


Fourth Edition. 6 illustrations. Original green cloth, with bands of black & gilt on front board and spine; brown endpapers. Free corners rubbed, a little cracking to inner joint paper only (joints tight), a few marks on cloth, good. An historical novel for younger readers. Period: c 1407 - 1423. Subject: the imprisonment of King James I of Scotland by the English. View more info

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The Caged Lion (1870)

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

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1870

Seller ID: 01458

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Illustrated. Contemporary full tan leather, with raised bands, ornate gilt tooling & title label on spine; gilt boarder on boards, maroon marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Spine lightly sunned, a few light marks on boards. A very good and attractively bound copy of this historical novel for younger readers. Period: c 1407 - 1423. Subject: the imprisonment of King James I of Scotland by the English. View more info

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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

Seller ID: 01510

Condition: Good


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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The Treasures in the Marshes (1893)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, National Society's Depository: 1910

Seller ID: VN1088

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1910. Original illustrated blue cloth. Illustration grazed on front board, some speckling to cloth on board edges, signature (1971) on half-title, faint browning to page edges, good. View more info

Image for The Caged Lion (1870)

The Caged Lion (1870)

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

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: VN1856

Condition: Good


Novels and Tales Volume XIII. Original pale brown cloth, with gilt bands on front board; black endappers. Small chip at foot of spine, lightly sunned, bookplate of Ethel Grenfell on front pastedown, good. An historical novel for younger readers. Period: c 1407 - 1423. Subject: the imprisonment of King James I of Scotland by the English. View more info