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RENNEVILLE,, MADAME DE,
Charles and Eugenia
0. 1826. from the French of Madame de Renneville by M.G. London, J.Souter, School Library, 1826; iv, 232 pp. with engraved frontispiece (showing two scenes from the story]. contemporary calf, modest gilt rule, lettering-piece missing; extremities rubbed, corners worn. First edition of this translation. Rare.
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RICHARDSON, SAMUEL
Clarissa : Harlowe; Or, the History of a Young Lady. Comprehending the Most Important Concerns of Private Life;
. and particularly shewing the distresses that may attend the misconduct both of parents and children, in relation to marriage. In a series of letters. By Samuel Richardson, Esq. author of the celebrated histories of Pamela and Sir Charles Grandison. Formerly published in eight volumes; the whole now comprised in two large octavo volumes. Embellished with elegant copper-plates . London : printed for Alex. Hogg, at No. 16, Paternoster-Row, [1794], 1116pp . last page and blank i.e. [3] missing, missing frontispiece would have shown Jany. 11. 1794, plates missing, full very worn calf, cracked hinges, name in ink on e.p. volume 2 pp. 549 - 1116 has no title page. postage for 1.75 KG.
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Book number: F3179
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ROBERTSON, W. GRAHAM,
Pinkie and the Fairies.
0. London, William Heinemann, 1920; c. 17 x 13 cm.; [xii], 146pp.; with numerous black-and white illustrations, including a fine illustrated title-page; blue paper-covered boards, with the front-cocer illustration sympatrhetically remounted and inset. spine blank. A delightful copy of this children's play, written and illustrated by Robinson.
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Book number: IS002334
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Keywords: Ianweb Edwardian Children's Books Illustrated Books Children's Plays

 
ROWLING, J.K.,
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
. Scholastic 2000, First edition, first printing. This edition is far superior to the British edition in layout, typography the fine dust jacket , even the size. Immaculate copy in fine d/j [DL 5/1]. (ISBN: 0439139597) .
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Book number: F1632
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ROWLING, JOANNE K.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 0747569401). Bound in the publishers black hard covers with bold gilt title lettering to spine this is the First Edition of the adult format which had a very small production run of only 10% of the total print-run. the text is in excellent condition throughout with no inscriptions . With the distinctive dustwrapper produced exclusively for the adult version with the publisher's printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper design by William Webb and jacket image by Michael Wildsmith with a black and white photograph of J.K. Rowling to the rear panel. The dustwrapper illustration is the bronze phoenix rising from the flames with a charcoal grey background. Book printed in Great Britain by Clays Ltd, St Ives. Usual darkening of the text towards the edges. (ISBN: 0747569401) .
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Book number: F0615-B
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ROWLING, J.K.,
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
. London: Bloomsbury, 2000. First Edition/First State. Immaculate hardback apart from the usual browned text . Fine in very fine DJ. Pictorial colour paper board (mirroring DJ). 8vo. 636pp. First state, first edition containing the errors of the first issue (corrected in later printings): page 503. "Dumbledore, come!" spoken by Crouch (this was later corrected to Fudge); 579p. James Potter exits Voldemort's wand before Lily (the order was later reversed); 594p. "The Imperius Curse, Moody said.." (later changed to "Crouch said"). An "as new" copy. 2000. Bloomsbury 074754624X US. (ISBN: 074754624X) .
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Book number: F3002-2
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Keywords: Harry Potter Children's Rowling Magic 074754624x

 
SHERWOOD, MRS,
The Infant's Progress
0. 1821. from the Valley of Destruction to Everlasting Glory. Wellington, Houlston and Son, 1821; iv, 237 pp. with engraved frontispiece; contemporary half calf; worn, spine defective at head and tail, joints split, front board working loose. Scarce first edition.
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Book number: IS002293
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Keywords: Ianweb Children's Books Juveniles the Pilgrim's Progress Relious Education Allegory Provincial Printing Houlston Wellington Printing

 
SOLOV'EVA , POLIKSENA SERGEEVNA
Berezkiny Imeniny. P'esa V' Stikhakh
. Izd. 2-oe Iz, Tropinka. illustrated by the author. Illustrated by the author,40pp. wrappers detached. Poliksena Sergeevna Solov'eva (pseudonym Allegro) (1867-1924). Poet and children's writer, sister of the philosopher and poet Vladimir Solov'ev.
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Book number: F3111
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Keywords: Russian Children's Rare

 
SOLOV'EVA , POLIKSENA SERGEEVNA
Dedushkino Kol'tso
. Izd. zhurnala Tropinka 1912, illustrated by the author,35pp. wrappers detached. Poliksena Sergeevna Solov'eva (pseudonym Allegro) (1867-1924). Poet and children's writer, sister of the philosopher and poet Vladimir Solov'ev.
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Book number: F3110
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STIFTER, ADALBERT,
Bunte Steine. Ein Festgeschenk.
0. 1921. Mit Kupfern von F.Staeger. Munchen, 1921; 562pp. with additional etched title-page and 5 full-page etchings; publisher's half cloth over marbled boards, top edges green; spine slightly dull with two miniscule darker marks, and slightly flattened, two early German ownership entries on front f.e.p. A very good copy of a charmingly illustrated edition.
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Book number: IS00414
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DYLAN THOMAS:
Under Milk Wood. 2 Phono Records
. Produced by Douglas Cleverdon with Richard Burton and all Welsh cast in the original B.B.C. Production. the songs set by Daniel Jones. Children's songs and singing game recorded by children of Laugharne school. 2 Argo records RG 21 and 22. Introduction on sleeve by Daniel Jones dated January 1954. in opriginal sleeves with cover illustration by Arthur Wragg. together in protective plastic folder. {The poet spoke no Welsh, he used Anglo-Welsh } Two 33 1/3 records housed in the original interior sleeves and jacket covers.[ST].
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Book number: 091183
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TOLKIEN
The Hobbit Calendar 2006
. Following the success of the Lord of the Rings 50th Anniversary Calendar, this year’s calendar features paintings by J.R.R. Tolkien himself from the beloved children’s classic, The Hobbit. The Tolkien calendar for 2006 continues in a popular tradition, building on the success of The Lord of the Rings 50th anniversary calendar, presenting art that has not appeared in calendar form for 30 years. This year’s calendar features 15 paintings and illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien himself, which were drawn by Tolkien when writing his beloved children’s classic, The Hobbit. They provide a fascinating insight into how Tolkien imagined the world of Middle-earth would look. The images are accompanied by informative text which explains how they relate to the story and offers information on their content and history. Also included, by way of a poster, are the two colour maps that the author produced to illustrated Bilbo’s travels: the first of Thror’s Map, showing the location of the Lonely Mountain, the Dwarven treasure and the large dragon that guarded it; and the second of Wilderland, the strange realms that lie over the Misty Mountains into the West. excellent copy in shrink wrap.
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Book number: F3146-J
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TOLKIEN, J.R.R.,
Tolkien Diary 2008 the Children of Hurin
. Illustrated by Alan Lee. HarperCollins, 2007, boards, immaculate copy [ 2 x dl ].
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Book number: F1663
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VERLAG DER KINDER-GARTENLAUBE,
Kinder-Gartenlaube
0. 1887. Farbig illustrirte Zeitschrift zur Unterhaltung und Belehrung der Jugend. Band 4. Nürnberg, 1887 (twelve issues bound together, as issued); 194pp. with 48 colour plates; publisher's decorated red cloth; cloth faded, rear board marked and discoloured, two short splits of 2-3 cm. along spine, endpapers split along inner hinge, text rather browned, margin of last page slightly frayed. This periodical for the young appeared twice a month, so twelve issues constitute a whole volume but half a year's issues, in this case apparently for the second half of 1887.
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Book number: IS002006
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Keywords: Ianweb German Children's Books German Illustrated Books

 
WILKES, WETENHALL,
A Letter of Genteel and Moral Advice
0. 1766. to a Young Lady: being a System of RULES and INFORMATIONS; digested into a new and familiar Method to qualify the FAIR SEX to be useful, and happy in every Scene of Life. The EIGHTH EDITION, carefully Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged by the AUTHOR. London, Printed for L.Hawes, C.Clarke, and R.Collins in Pater-Noster Row, 1766; [viii], 223pp. with engraved frontisp. (by Isaac Taylor); contemp. calf, raised bands with simple gilt rule and black leather lettering-piece, simple gilt rule to boards; top strip cut from half-title, about 40 pages lightly stained in the middle from flowers being pressed there - not preventing legibility, small hole in p.45/46 with loss of two letters. Scarce. The choice of this small book to press flowers in suggests it may have been the only book permitted in a young owner's pocket or bag on some afternoon's excursion centuries ago - or else that the content of the book was felt by her to be far heavier than its physical weight. Judging from its several editions Wilkes' views on female education and the role of women were widely circulated, but copies of his book are rare.
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Book number: IS00499
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Keywords: Ianweb Ian Women's Studies Feminism Religion Eighteenth Century 18th Century Antiquarian Rare Education Juvenile Children's

 
ELLIOTT JAMES WILLIAM
National Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Songs Set to Original Music Set to Original Music By J.W. Elliott, with Illustrations Engraved By the Brothers Dalziel.
. George Routledge and Sons . [1870 ].. 4to.112 [3] pp. All Page Edges Gilt. Illustrated by the Dalziel Bros. Half title page. 3 pp. of advertisements. Contemporary gilt stamped dark green cloth, ink inscr. on first e.p dated Christmas 1880. Text block split in the internal centre of the spine, top and bottom of spine rather worn. tears i n spine. See: Osborne Catalogue, p. 95: "The illustrations are engraved after F.A. Fraser, W. Small, Ernest Griset, Thomas Dalziel, J.B. Zwecker, E.G. Dalziel, J. Mahoney, C. Green, A.B. Houghton, H.S. Marks, G.J. Pinwell, Arthur Hughes and others. The words of nine of the songs are by M.L. Elliott." Printed by the Dalziel Bros./Camden Press. One of the rarer "Sixties" Dalziels. Includes 54 children's favorites such as "Jack and Jill," "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star," "Ding, Dong, Bell," "The Death and Burial of Cock Robin," "The Spider and the Fly," and "Humpty Dumpty.
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Book number: F3166
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Keywords: Music Illustrated

 
WILSON. T (SAMUEL CLARK),
The Little Marine Botanist;
0. or, Guide to the Collecting and Arranging of Sea-Weed. WITH:The Little Conchologist; an Introduction to the Classification of Shells. WITH: The Little Geologist or First Book of Geology. AND: The Little Mineralogist or First Book of Mineralogy. FOUR Volumes bound in one; approx. 9 cm x 6.5 cm.; 74, [vi], 70, 70, 72 pp. with 16 plates, (7 coloured or partly coloured, by hand); .contemporary half purple calf, red leather settering-piece; rebacked at an early stage, old spine and old lettering-piece mounted, spine dull, corners worn and scuffed; the binder has discarded the half-title to the second work. The author, Samuel Clarke (1810-1875), wrote a number of educational books for children, including also "The Little Entomologist", often using the pseudonym "the Rev. T. Wilson" and also as "Reuben Ramble" and as one of the many "Peter Parleys". These four works are all rare, although "The Little Conchologist" is listed at p.198 of the first volume of the Osborne Collection catalogue, and dated [1837]. The little boks we are offering here must have been a great encouragement to take up natural history, with their small, squarish format and the really charming plates, with several illustrations on each and some very delicate, and accurate hand-colouring. "The Little Marine Botanist" is printed on pink paper. The first and last of the works here bear the name Mary Alice Vallance on the title-page, the last giving her home as Brighton, and the first also bearing the name Mr G.A.Vallance. Despite the small format, one plate (uncolouredshows a pterodactyl, a palaeotherium, an iguanodon and other earlier forms of life. while others show fossils, sea-weed, rocks and shells, and one is a hand-coloured geological map of England and Wales.
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Book number: IS002361
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Keywords: Ianweb Early Children's Books Victorian Children's Books Natural History Education Science Vallance Brighton Sea-Weed Shells Fossils

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