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1. Alice Barlow's Trust, or Principle in Everything by G. E. Sargent
Alice Barlow's Trust, or Principle in Everything
By G. E. Sargent
Circa 1893, Religious Tract Society.
Octavo.
Grey pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Gold blocked lettering on covers.
192 pages.
Illustrated with engravings and head/tail pieces.
No indication of date; binding suggests may be a first edition.
Minor wear to covers.
Front endpaper and half title missing.
Small hole in frontispiece at hinge end (repaired).
Some light spotting, but not excessive.
Good condition.
#103698   £10.00   
2. Black Beauty, the autobiography of a horse by Anna Sewell
Black Beauty, the autobiography of a horse
By Anna Sewell
Illustrator Winifred Austen.
Reprint, circa 1900, Jarrold and Sons.
Octavo.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Picture onlay to front cover.
262 pages.
Eight full page plates, many text illustrations.
12 pages of adverts at end of book.
Covers worn and slightly soiled.
Endpapers darkened.
Contents generally clean.
Good condition.
#103697   £8.50   
3. Caught in the Toils - A story of a Convent School by Emma Leslie
Caught in the Toils - A story of a Convent School
By Emma Leslie
Reprint, 1891, Sunday School Union.
Octavo.
Light blue cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Black decoration on covers.
All edges gilt.
171 pages.
Patterned endpapers.
Illustrated with 6 full page engravings, and head and tail pieces.
Four small church library stamps on prelims.
Covers clean and undamaged.
Final section of text block, p.161 - end not quite aligned, may have been repaired.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Good condition, ex-library.
#103696   £10.00   
4. The Little Woodman and His Dog Caesar by Mrs Sherwood
The Little Woodman and His Dog Caesar
By Mrs Sherwood
Reprint, circa 1884, Routledge.
Duodecimo.
Yellow cloth-covered boards.
Gilt blocked lettering on covers.
Black decoration on covers.
122 pages.
Attractive cover design in yellow and black.
Colour frontispiece.
Black and white drawings in text.
Minor wear to covers.
Binding slightly loose.
Name stamped on front endpaper.
Dedication on half-title.
Contents mostly clean, but some occasional finger-marks.
Very good condition.
#103695   £7.50   
5. Effie Patterson's Story by Lydia L. Rouse
Effie Patterson's Story
By Lydia L. Rouse
Reprint, circa 1896, Religious Tract Society.
Octavo.
Red pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
128 pages.
Light wear to covers, and some soiling and marks.
Prize label on front paste down.
Inner hinges weak.
Occasional finger-marking, but pages mostly clear.
Good condition.
#103694   £8.50   
6. Denny or From Haven to Haven by Annie Gray
Denny or From Haven to Haven
By Annie Gray
4th edition, circa 1900, Sunday School Union.
Endeavour Library series.
Octavo.
Green cloth-covered boards.
Gilt blocked lettering on spine.
Top edge gilt.
318 pages.
Copious engravings, full page and in text, and head and tail pieces.
Patterned endpapers.
Light wear to covers.
Lengthy dedication for Sunday School prize.
Contents clean.
Very good condition.
#103693   £6.50   
7. Oliver Wyndham by Annie Webb-Peploe
Oliver Wyndham
By Annie Webb-Peploe
Reprint, 1899.
Octavo.
Red pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
352 pages.
This is a reprint of the 1899 edition; 1st edition was 1882.
Copiously illustrated with engravings, headings and tail pieces.
28 page catalogue at rear of book.
Light wear to covers.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition.
#103692   £7.50   
8. The Crown of Success by A.L.O.E.
The Crown of Success
By A.L.O.E.
Reprint, 1889, Nelson.
Octavo.
Bevilled blue cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Gilt blocked lettering on spine.
Black and Gilt decoration on covers.
All edges gilt.
219 pages.
Illustrated with engravings.
Short catalogue at rear of book.
Patterned paste down and endpaer.
Light wear to edges of covers.
Front endpaper missing.
Contents clean.
Very good condition.
#103691   £7.50   
9. Linda and the Boys by Cecilia Selby Lowndes
Linda and the Boys
By Cecilia Selby Lowndes
Illustrator H. W. Petherick.
New edition, 1907, Blackie.
Octavo.
Red pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Pink lettering on covers.
Gilt lettering on spine.
192 pages.
Three black and white plates.
Minor wear to covers.
Gift dedication on prelims.
Text clean.
No sign of foxing.
Very good condition.
#103690   £7.50   
10. The Children of Cloverley by Hesba Stretton
The Children of Cloverley
By Hesba Stretton
Circa 1890, Religious Tract Society.
Octavo.
Orange cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
192 pages.
Brown and yellow pictorial endpapers.
Catalogue at rear of book.
The covers have darkened with age, and slightly soiled.
Prize label on front paste down.
Illustrated with engravings.
Chapter headings and tailpieces.
Contents clean and tight, not tanned.
Very good condition.
#103689   £7.50   
11. The Giants and how to fight them by Rev. Robert Newton
The Giants and how to fight them
By Rev. Robert Newton
Reprint, 1911, Thomas Nelson and Sons.
Octavo.
dark blue pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
Gilt blocked lettering on spine.
117 pages.
Colour frontispiece and title picture.
Body of book illustrated in black and white.
The giants of the title are sins which must be vanquished.
Covers clean, binding tight.
Prize label on front endpaper.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition.
#103688   £5.00   
12. Odd by Amy Le Feuvre
Odd
By Amy Le Feuvre
5th edition, circa 1903, Religious Tract Society.
Octavo.
Brown cloth-covered boards.
Gold blocked lettering on covers.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Gilt decoration on covers.
160 pages.
Three black and white plates.
Covers clean and unmarked.
Two names on front endpaper.
Two plates VG, one creased and chipped, reinserted.
Binding slightly loose.
Some indentations where pencil markings have been erased.
Good condition.
#103687   £6.00   
13. The Story of Phyllis by Mary Charlotte Malim
The Story of Phyllis
By Mary Charlotte Malim
Illustrator W.S. Stacey.
Reprint, circa 1902, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
Octavo.
Green pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Yellow lettering on covers.
Gilt lettering on spine.
247 pages.
Bevilled boards.
Beige patterned endpapers.
Illustrated with two black and white plates.
8 pages of adverts at rear of book.
Light wear on back board, where cloth has rubbed.
Prize label on front paste down.
Some spotting on fore edge.
Occasional foxing in text.
Very good condition.
#103686   £10.00   
14. The Heiress of Courtleroy by Anne Beale
The Heiress of Courtleroy
By Anne Beale
Illustrator T.C.H. Castle.
Reprint, circa 1906, Blackie.
Octavo.
Red pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
352 pages.
Illustrated with six black and white plates.
16 page catalogue at rear of book.
Light wear to covers.
Prize label on front endpaper.
Foxing on fore edges and prelims.
Light foxing on some pages of text.
Very good condition.
#103685   £10.00   
15. A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs O. F. Walton
A Peep Behind the Scenes
By Mrs O. F. Walton
Illustrator Sidney Cowell.
Reprint, circa 1895, Religious Tract Society.
Octavo.
Blue cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Black decoration on covers.
192 pages.
Attractive stylised leaf pattern on front cover.
White endpapers.
Black and white plates.
Only minor wear to covers.
Light spotting on fore edge.
A few marks on contents.
Very good condition.
#103684   £7.50   
16. Sassy Gracie by James Sage
Sassy Gracie
By James Sage
Illustrator Pierre Pratt.
Reprint, 1998, Macmillan.
ISBN: 0333684281.
Paperback.
Quarto.
Red covers.
Light wear to covers.
Name in childish script on front endpaper.
Good condition.
#103683   £2.00   
17. Boo! by Colin McNaughton
Boo!
By Colin McNaughton
Illustrator Colin McNaughton.
Reprint, circa 2000, Collins.
ISBN: 0006645216.
Paperback.
Light wear to covers.
Contents clean.
Good condition.
#103682   £1.50   
18. Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain Fournier
Le Grand Meaulnes
By Alain Fournier
Illustrator Claude Delaunay.
Reprint, circa 1954, Editions G.P..
Octavo.
Red paper-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Black decoration on covers.
222 pages.
Bibliotheque Rouge et Or.
14 colour reproductions.
Head and tail pieces in both colour and black and white.
Dustwrapper worn at edges, with 1cm missing at top of spine and 3cm at base.
Covers a little rubbed at corners and spine ends.
Contents white and clean, no marks or writing.
Good condition with dust-wrapper.
#103681   £6.50   
19. The Children's Tales from Dickens by F. H. Lee
The Children's Tales from Dickens
By F. H. Lee
Illustrator Honor C. Appleton.
Reprint, 1954, Harrap.
22nd book in Children's Bookshelf series.
Paperback.
Duodecimo.
Light blue covers.
Dark blue lettering on covers.
64 pages.
Colour frontispiece by G. Demain Hammond.
Black and white line drawings by Honor Appleton.
Linen backed thin card covers.
Spine stip slightly faded.
Name written neatly on front endpaper.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition.
#103680   £3.50   
20. Ten in a Bed by Allan Ahlberg
Ten in a Bed
By Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator Andre Amstutz.
1st Thus edition, 1989, Viking Kestrel.
ISBN: 0670820423.
Octavo.
Laminated boards.
94 pages.
Lower corners of covers slightly bumped.
Contents clean and unmarked.
Very good condition.
#103679   £3.50   
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