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Image for Aunt Louisa's Golden Gift. comprising Little Dame Crump, Hush-A-Bye Baby, Childhood's Delight, Tottie's Nursery Rhymes. With Twenty-Four Pages Of Illustrations Printed In Colours And Gold, From Original Designs By M. Tilsley .

Aunt Louisa's Golden Gift. comprising Little Dame Crump, Hush-A-Bye Baby, Childhood's Delight, Tottie's Nursery Rhymes. With Twenty-Four Pages Of Illustrations Printed In Colours And Gold, From Original Designs By M. Tilsley .

By: AUNT LOUISA. [ Pseudonym: VALENTINE, Laura Belinda Charlotte (nee Jewry) 1814-1899 ] .

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London. Frederick Warne & Co., Bedford Street, Strand, [ no date - c.1875 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 44674


A very good Victorian binding. Gilt cover illustration and titles. Some wear, hinges carefully strengthened at some time in the past. Previous owner's name to top of title-page. 4to, [6pp.]/pp.5/[2pp.]/pp.6/[2pp.]/pp.6/[2pp.]/pp.6 + 24 chromolithographic plates. All pages linen backed. 27.0cm x 23.8cm x 2.1cm. James notes this is probably by EVB. Publication date from Osborne Coll. Comprising Little Dame Crump, Hush-A-Bye Baby, Childhood Delight, Tottie's Nursery Rhymes with Twenty-Four pages of illustrations printed in Colours and Gold From Original Designs by M. Tilsley. Date taken from En... View more info

Image for A Book for Boys and Girls; Or, Country Rhymes for Children. By John Bunyan. Being A Facsimile Of The Unique First Edition, Published In 1686, Deposited In The British Museum. With And Introduction, Giving An Account Of The Work, By Rev. John Brown...

A Book for Boys and Girls; Or, Country Rhymes for Children. By John Bunyan. Being A Facsimile Of The Unique First Edition, Published In 1686, Deposited In The British Museum. With And Introduction, Giving An Account Of The Work, By Rev. John Brown...

By: BUNYAN, John / BROWN, John .

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Elliot Stock, 62, Paternoster Row, 1890 . 0:

Seller ID: 43206


"With An Introduction, Giving An Account Of The Work, By Rev. John Brown, D.D., Author Of "John Bunyan: His Life, Times, And Work.". First edition of this printing. pp.28/[8pp.]/pp.79 . 7.0" x 4.5" . Old brown leather covered boards, carefully rebacked at some time in the past. Page edges soiled and deckled (rough-cut). Light spotting to endpapers. Publisher's adverts: "Interesting Facsimilies." faces half-title. Clean English text throughout, just a few light blemishes to the margins. A well preserved copy of this scarce book. ** Facsimile of: A book for boys and girls, or, Country rhimes ... View more info

Image for Chang of the Crimson Claw.  Adventure Vest Pocket Library No.4.

Chang of the Crimson Claw. Adventure Vest Pocket Library No.4.

By: HOTSPUR.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: D.C.Thomson & Co.Ltd, nd.(c.1930's). 0:

Seller ID: 38724


7cms x 7cms. Small square booklet. One of a series which were given away with The Hotspur boy's paper probably in the 1930's. Art work by Martin Asbury? 51 pages which are a little toned. Ad for VPL No 5 "Red Skull Branson" to inside front cover. Staple to spine has rusted and the cover has become detached. A Scarce Item! View more info

Image for My Own Easter Logbook. Hotspur Handy Books No.4.

My Own Easter Logbook. Hotspur Handy Books No.4.

By: HOTSPUR.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: D.C.Thomson & Co.Ltd, nd.(c.1930's). 0:

Seller ID: 38723


10cms x 7cms. One of a series which were given away with The Hotspur boy's paper probably in the 1930's. "Simply packed with great hints and tips about hiking, camping, railway engines, trees, planes - in fact - everything that you want to know about. There are also handy tables where you can note your hiking trips, and your own weather forecast..."34 pages which are a little toned. Staple to spine has rusted and the cover, which has creases to corners and tiny losses to top and tail of spine, has become detached.A Scarce Item. Good. View more info

An Abbey Champion by Elsie Jeanette Oxenham. Illustrated By Margaret Horder .

By: OXENHAM, Elsie Jeanette (1880-1960) .

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London : Frederick Muller, 29 Great James Street, 1946 . 0:

Seller ID: 45201


First edition. A very good half calf binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 8vo. 7.25" x 5.02 x 0.5". [5pp.]/pp.6-219 . Blue morocco spine and corners over marbled paper boards, edges rubbed and bumped. Spine with 5 raised bands and bright gilt titles (slightly sunned). Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Binder's stamp to top of front endpaper: "Bound By Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London". No previous owner details or other blemishes. Clean throughout with line drawings within the text. VG. View more info

Image for Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales. With an Introduction by Margaret W. J. Jeffrey. Illustrated by Vernon Soper.

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales. With an Introduction by Margaret W. J. Jeffrey. Illustrated by Vernon Soper.

By: Signed by Danny Kaye - ANDERSEN, Hans / JEFFREY, Margaret W. J. (Introduction) / SOPER, Vernon (Illustrator).

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London And Glasgow: Collins, 1954 . 0:

Seller ID: 45209


Danny Kaye's signature to frontis plus a black & white press photo of Danny Kaye with ink stamp to rear: "Copyright Photograph, The Sheffield Telegraph & Star, Kemsley House, Sheffield." Dark green leatherette covers. Previous owner's name to front free-endpaper: "P. C. Gada Walker 8.9.58" Signed dedication to frontis: "To Edith With All Best Wishes Daniel Kaye". Clean text throughout, with illustrations by Vernon Soper. pp,318 * Hans Christian Andersen is a 1952 Hollywood musical film directed by Charles Vidor, with lyrics and music by Frank Loesser. The story was by Myles Connolly, the scr... View more info

A Book of Bad Children. By W. Trego Webb, With Fifty Illustrations By H. C. Sandy.

By: WEBB, W. Trego .

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co., 36 Essex Street W.C. [no date - c. 1903?] . 0:

Seller ID: 44584


A scarce children's book from the beginning of the 1900's . A good tight binding. 6.0" x 4.5" x 1.0". pp.8/pp.191/[1p. - Colophon]. Blue cloth covers lightly soiled, rubbed and bumped. Front board with an illustration of 2 children sitting in front of a fire. Spine with faded gilt title: "A Book of Bad Children - W. Trego Webb" . Plus a further title in blue on a black background:"The Little Blue Books For Children - Edited By E. V. Lucas - Methuen". Endpapers toned and the odd brown spot, otherwise clean text and illustrations throughout. A lovely little book. ... View more info