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B. (MLLE. L.B.)
BLANCHE DE SAVENAY
Tours, Mame & Cie 2nd edition 1851 Plates (6) with tissue guards . Octavo Cartonnage romantique embossed gilt floral cartouche with heavily embossed frame and infills (spine gilt dull/tips of spine chipped and bumped/tips worn) half title, advert leaves, frontis & TP 283pp Nice inscription on FEP dated 1852 slight pale foxing else neat and tight. A less usual cartonage as only in 2 colors (gold and maroon) but with more relief embossing. French juvenile moral tale.
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Book number: J65869
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 22.55 | JP¥ 2467]
Keywords: French juvenile literature cartonnage romantique

 
BOOK OF MODERN VERSE
London, Chatto and Windus /Zodiac Books No.18 First edition 1939 . Duodecimo yellow pictorial boards in edge torn dust jacket 64pp V.G in edge torn but complete jacket missing small triangle to foot of rear hinge & a bit dust marked.
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Book number: F66222
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 21.14 | JP¥ 2313]
Keywords: poetry verse 20th century modern pre-war

 
BOOK ABOUT PICTURES intended for the Young
London, Religious Tract Society 1852 approx) Text engravings & frontispiece . Duodecimo black roan spined marbled boards with gilt spine rules (tips sl.worn/foot of spine chipped) 196pp *History of early art including the origins of writing and engraving. V.G
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Book number: J66863
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Keywords: art history origins of writing engraving

 
BOOK ABOUT ANIMALS
London, Religious Tract Society 1850's chromolithographic plates (6) by Kronheim + black and white vignette to titlepage + 6 text engravings. . 182x137mm purple pebbled cloth with rubbed spine titling (spine cloth splitting but covers firmly attached) iv + 64pp Osborne collection 197 R.McLean Vixtorian Book Design p 198. Some edge browning or spotting but a neat clean, tight copy.
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Book number: J75662
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 31.01 | JP¥ 3392]
Keywords: illustrated children's animal book

 
BOOK ABOUT BIRDS
London, Religious Tract Society 1860 approx. chromolithographic plates (6) by Kronheim + black and white vignette to titlepage + 3 text engravings. . 182x137mm purple blindstamped and gilt pictorial cloth (spine and edgees faded) iv + 68pp R.McLean Victorian Book Design p 199. Some mainly marginal damp marking. The yellow endpapers damp marked and with binder's ticket of Key & Whiting. In all a neat, clean, tight copy of the second version "showing a moew sophisticated version of exactly the same subject [as] in the first edition" R.mcLean p199 [illustration]
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Book number: J75663
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 31.01 | JP¥ 3392]
Keywords: illustrated children's animal book

 
BOY'S OWN ANNUAL [ volume 28]
London, Boy's Own Paper 1905-6 chromolith color plates (12 as listed ) + over 500 illustrations in text & full page, artists include Louis Wain, Tom Browne, Alfred Pearse etc. . 284x204mm red pictorial cloth on bevelled boards with polar bears and hunter to cover and spine with gilt lettered titling [edges sl.worn/minor marks and one corners sl.bumped but bright good covers] xii + 824pp blind stamped bookseller's address to corner of free endpaper and inner hinges a bit pulled but scrim not broken.End papers creased & sl torn. Contents withsome signs of use but no marking and no tears. Serials by Gordon Staples, Adrian Leigh,Ashmore Russan and Frank Curzon Britten etc. Many articles on sports from cricket football even baseball, boating, travel etc + indoor and outdoor games, crafts, photography
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Book number: J75589
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 31.01 | JP¥ 3392]
Keywords: annual serial stories illustrations chromoliths

 
BREAD AND HONEY for little folk
London, Ernest Nister/E.P.Dutton & Co.New York circa 1892 according to Hunt's Bibliography chromolith illustrations (24 including some full page) + line illustrations in the text by C.S. Flint . lg.8vo brown cloth spined pictorial boards of girl with baby sister feeding the hen & her chicks (wear to edges/some marks] 56pp all illustrated in either chromolithography or line drawings. A nice clean tight example of the charming Nister productions of the period.
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Book number: J75632
GBP 99.00 [Appr.: EURO 115 US$ 139.54 | JP¥ 15263]
Keywords: chromolith illustrated

 
THE BROKEN CLOTHES-LINE and other stories
London, The Religious Tract Society [1880] Frontispiece + head- and tail-pieces . 181x120mm [but in 8's] blue decorated ckoth with decorative gilt title to cover [spine darkened/corners worn/edges rubbed] 96pp +8 publisher's book list with this title in the "New series of Illustrated books.." Inscribed to free endpaper "John Taylor a Reward from the Wesleyan Reform Sunday School Rowston 1881" Some fingering and a few corners creased but a tight copy. Eight stories with blue silk place-marker. Not listed in COPAC and probably quite scarce.
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Book number: J75643
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 21.14 | JP¥ 2313]
Keywords: moral stories with some religious instruction

 
BRONTOSAURUS (Mini DINOSAURS)
London, Tango Books Mini Dinosaurs series 1993 Flaps (4) + fold out stand up dinosaur . Square duodecimo white pictorial boards (10pp) (small split without loss to stand up) else V.G
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Book number: J61833
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Keywords: pop-up dinosaur reptiles

 
CAT QUOTATIONS a collection of Lovable Cat Pictures and the best Cat Quotes
Hertfordshire, Exley Publ. 1st edition 1991 Color illustration (28) by different artists . 148x104mm pictorial boards (56pp) ownership label on FEP else near Fine
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Book number: J46225
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Keywords: cat illustations

 
M. E.
CATECHISM that is to say an Instruction to be learned or ever person,before he be brought to be confirmed by the Bishop
London, Soc.Prom.Xtain Knowl.47th thou. 1910 Chromolith plates with much gold (12) + text line illus. . Duodecimo cloth-spined pictorial boards (tips sl.worn) 55pp V.G+
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Book number: J60627
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 21.14 | JP¥ 2313]
Keywords: childrens religious

 
CHILD'S OWN STORY BOOK
London, Wells,Gardner,Darton & Co 5th edition 1890s) Chromolith frontis + chromolith plate by T. Pym. . Small octavo olive pictorial and gilt cloth (tips worn/lower cover spotted & soiled) 144pp +publisher's catal. Includes this work under Prize books "elegantly bound in cloth" with a subtitle "In short Works and Large Type." There are 72 small stories progressively a bit harder and longer for children who are just beginning to become interested in reading to themselves. 3 openings with staining, prize inscription on FEP. Nice Victorian stories.
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Book number: J68310
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 21.14 | JP¥ 2313]
Keywords: Victorian stories prize book collected illustrator

 
The child's Bible : being a consecutive arrangement of the narrative and other portions of Holy Scripture, in the words of the Authorised Version. With upwards of two hundred original illustrations
London, Paris & Melbourne, Cassell &Company Limited circa 1890-1895 approximately 220 illustrations of which at least 115 are full page plates printed one side only . 270 x 190mm brown cloth gilt to cover and spine with blindstamped cloth to lower cover {1cm tear to hinges /corners bumped /tips worn & some rubbing/ one figure has lost part of its gilt] VIII [=Frontisplate + titleapge + contents & introduction] + 566pp [OLD TESTAMENT] + 256pp for NEW TESTAMENT. Front free endpaper has ownership "Daphne Innes" but also 7 larger lettering which has been erased but still visible as indentations still showing. Hinge paper a bit cracked but the cloth hinge is entireoly sound and complete. A heavy book thus porobably extra postage required.
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Book number: A76251
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 21.14 | JP¥ 2313]
Keywords: Illustrated bible for children

 
CHILD'S COMPANION & Juvenile Instructor New Series 1860
London, Religious Tract Society 1860 Color frontis. [feeding the swans] by Kronheim + b/w full-page illustratuibs + text illustrations . 140x90mm 1/2 dark maroon leather gilt spine decorations 380pp (minor wear/tips slightly scuffed). Nice clean copy with charming colored plate of children and mother and animals.
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Book number: J75841
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 31.01 | JP¥ 3392]
Keywords: annuals

 
A CHILD'S FIRST LESSON-BOOK chiefly in Words of One Syllable illustrated with upwards of sixty pictures by Birket Foster and Harrison Weir.
London, Cundall and Addey / David Bogue. [1851] hand coloured illustrations [although it says 60 illustrations this is an exaggeration as there are 52 with frontispiece missing. . 12mo Gilt red cloth blnd stamped [spine rubbed & worn to head & foot/gilt spine-title rubbed/corners bumped/lower cover with small ink mark] All Edges Gilt. Lacks frontispiece but titlepage present. Tipped in news cutting of Sir William Bovill + blank leaf + 3-96pp + 2 columns of news of the "New Chief Justice on the Common Pleas - Sir William Bovill} glued to recto of the rear endpaper. At the foot of this clipping is penciled "Dec.15 1866" The book is divided with Part I without a half title if called for but most of the plates signed by Weir. The Second Part is for words of 3 or 4 letters and is illustrated by Birket Foster with the half title of Part mostly "in words of 4 or 5 letters" and illustrations by Foster.
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Book number: P76013
GBP 72.00 [Appr.: EURO 83.75 US$ 101.49 | JP¥ 11100]
Keywords: color illustrations to stories

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