A Little Brown Tea-Pot
By Mrs G. Castle-Smith
Illustrator Martin Stainforth
Reprint, 1902, J. F. Shaw.
Dark green pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Grey patterned endpapers.
4 black and white plates, illustrator not named.
Mrs. Castle-Smith writes as 'Brenda'.
Covers and spine worn at edges.
Fore edge spotted.
Considerable foxing on half title, and intermittently throughout contents.
By L. T. Meade
New edition, circa 1895, J. F. Shaw.
Red pictorial cloth-covered boards.
Black lettering on covers.
Gilt lettering on spine.
Leaf pattern on front cover and spine.
4 pages adverts at rear of book for other publisher's titles.
Both boards stained.
Front endpaper and half title missing.
Contents mostly clean, but some finger-marking.
The Boy's Watchword or Syd and his Brothers
By J Harrison
Reprint, circa 1905, J. F. Shaw.
Red-brown cloth covered boards, front cover and spine illustrated in white, black and brown, with gilt lettering.
Four black and white plates, not attributed.
Hinge cracked and pages somewhat tanned.
The Cruise of the Vengeful
By Gordon Stables
Circa 1920, J. F. Shaw.
Red pictorial boards with gilt titling.
All edges gilt.
20 pages of adverts.
Spine worn at extremities.
Lower 9cm of spine front edge worn through.
Rear inside hinge cracked.
Pages heavily tanned.