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1 Dick Turpin and the Haunted House ( The Black Bess Library).
George Newnes, Ltd. 1921 First Edition in This Form Paperback 13.5 x 18.5cm. Apprx. 
24 page boys comic / booklet, Binding front fair, lacks rear. condition inside fair to good minor edge wear & folded corners. undated but c1921, postage will be reduced to UK. 1, ,EU 2, . all other inc. US 3 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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2 Harry Lea , or the Christmas Tree
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 
First Edition ?. 4 " x 6" Approx. 174 pages,,,brown binding relued and some rubbing, contents good 1 inscribed owner dated 1886 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 Horners Stories
First Edition Fair/good 19 x 27cm Approx Various 
First Edition. 19x27cm Approx. 33 penny stories bound in one volume, as Horners Stories. 528 pages undated circa 1900, very dark blue covers with gilt lettering to spine 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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4 Sunday. Reading for Young and Old. Upwards of 200 Illustrations
London Wells Gardner,darton & Co, 1880 First Edition A Hard Back 
First Thus. 7" x 9 1/4" Approx. 2 colour illustrated pages, 412 pages+4 at front +4 page centenary number at rear (issues N0. 1-52 ).In the orig. red, black, silver & gilt covers ( front embossed country church windy lane ,hills, house, trees & people ,birds, leaves ) in fair/ good condition, . a couple of previous owners names on 1st plain pages. illustrated frontice page printed in colour+ one in middle,+ hundreds of b/w illustrations throughout, lots of cats dogs small children etc. ( a few have been hand coloured ) there is some small amounts of foxing within contents but basically ok, there are signs that binding has at sometime been re-glued at some time. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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5 The Adventures of Drowsy Dan
London R. A. Publishing First Edition Card paperback Fair 17.5 x 25.5cm. Approx Cowell 
16 pages, including 7 full page colour illustrations & some small colour illustrations in text. Binding very good minimal edge rubbing, corner folding (protected with plastic). Contents very good and tight, some corner tips with minimal bending. Like many children's comics/booklets no title page, author or illustrator. But all full page illustrations signed by what looks like Cowell or Lowell. undated circa 1930/50's , It has at sometime had a protective clear plastic dust jacket type cover fitted that has a small edge tear rear. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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6 The Fairy Repertory and Cabinet of Fiction. [With plates.]
Edinburgh Oliver & Boyd: First Edition Hard Back 9 x 14.5cm.approx 
179 pages +17 illustrated pages, Original mottled binding, well rubbed, red leather spine starting to split ( front almost detached), gilt title to spine "Fairy Repertory". ..contents poor, good reading copy only, foxed with page 163 detached (with tear). Frontice illustration page then 1st page (page No. 7 ) of book. to top of page 7, The Cabinet of Fiction" under this is title of 1st story "The Invisible Prince", so lacks title page & poss. content page. All text looks present, front end page is hand written in ink " Jane Drayson prize book at Mifs Whi---School Sittingbourne" & to next page " For Lauretta Drayson a present from her cousin Jane Drayson 11th Feb 1839 "...Contents also has 17 single sided un-numbered pages of 2 illustrations per page. (from Google 1st. owner Jane Drayson poss. same person as married Thomas Filmer Reason a Milstead farmer in Tunstall , 1 mile south of Sittingbourne.(England) on 11th May 1854 ). book undated but BL dates it as circa 1830. So apart from Frontice illustration page, it is missing Title pages etc. to page No. 7. (The start of Text/stories) 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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7 The Gingerbread Boy. Animated Pictures.
London & Northampton Raphael Tuck 1949 First Edition in UK Decorative Boards 16 x 21.5cm Approx Wehr, Julian Wehr 
Binding rubbed, contents fair, no inscriptions etc., 10 pages with moveable parts inside covers, movable part inside front missing the movable part, movable part inside rear in poor condition, rusted staples, not dated but 1949, does not list illustrator either but is illustrated by Julian Wehr. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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8 The Tragedy of Turley's Mill, A Stirring tale of Buffalo Bill at war with renegade and redskin ( Buffalo Bill Library series )
London Aldine Publishing 1922 First Edition in This Form Paperback 13.5 x 18.5cm. Apprx. 
24 page boys comic / booklet, lacks Binding, condition inside fair to good minor edge wear & folded corners. undated but c1922. postage will be reduced to UK. 1, ,EU 2, . all other inc. US 3 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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9 Tom Thumb Dean's Monster series 18
160a Fleet Street, London Dean and Son First Edition Paperback Decorative 20 x 26.5cm Approx 
Colour binding good/fair, edge wear, fold to corner, some discolouring mostly to rear, some spine splitting. Contents Good/fair, b/w illustrations within text, no inscriptions, some ageing of paper, some foxing to inside covers. A fictional history of Tomb Thumb. Rear page colour advert for Brown and Polson's "patent" corn flour. Undated , quick net check was unable to locate another copy, only found one other "Dean's monster Series" listed on a library site as "undated c1873". But an advert inside cover is for Dean's Rag Doll Co. Ltd. Make it from 1903, Dean were at 160a Fleet Street from about 1860-1911 so I recon the correct publishing date is between 1903-1911 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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10 , Illustrated by Enoch Pott, Enoch Ward, Sydney Cowell, Harrold Copping Tales of Adventure ,Favorite
London & Glssgow: William Collins First Edition 
First Edition. 5"x 7 1/4" Approx. 122 pages inc16 full page coloured illusrations, inscribed at front Charles E Holmes with love Xmas/04. (1904) cover is girl in clogs with baby running from dogs into a rustic home, it is clear, with only light rubbing except the bottom corner that has a tiny bit rubbed off,Contents are good & tight. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 , Illustrated by Walter Crane Sunny Days ,or a Month at the Great Stowe
London: Griffith Farran Okenden & Welsh 
4 " x 6 1/2" Approx. 160 pages,,Original green binding with decorative front (inc. a fly in flight) sound if a little rubbed/soiled ,( reglued to contents ,not very well).Contents mainly good & tight with only the odd mark.to inside front cover is a sweet Prize award label "Mottram Church Sunday School, Prize awarded to John Pownal ,3 Sunday in Advent, Dec 15 1889 signed J.R.C.Miller, vicar" 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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12 A. L. O. E. [i.e. Miss C. Tucker]. The Lady of Provence; or, Humbled and Healed. a Tale of the First French Revolution
London T. Nelson and Sons, 1886 A Hard Back 
5 " x 7 " Approx. 399pages. Original green binding is fair/good,though there are signs contents have been reglued to spine. Contents 1st endpaper is stamped "Emmy Strange", 2 pages 83/86 show signs of being folded, last page a finger size in top corner is missing with only text loss being the page No. otherwise ok,with gilt edges. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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13 Aesop retold by Friswell, James Hain Friswell (1825-1878). Marcus Ward's Picture Fables from Aesop; The Jackdaw & Peacock: & Other Fables
London Marcus Ward & Co 1874 1st Edition in This Form Paperback Decorative 19.5 x 29cm Approx 
Undated but 1874. 12 pages, 6 full page Colour Chromolithograph illustrations & front cover. i.e. 6 double column letterpress text pages back to back with an Illustration. Condition Binding Fair, front; corner missing & rough edges, pages have all been sewn together at the spine. Rear similar with 1/8th missing. Contents has owner inscription to inside cover of Feb 5th 1875. Pages clean with rough edges & a couple of small edge tears. But as time of listing could not find another copy for sale and very few listed in Libraries, very rare. James Hain Friswell (1825-1878). Artist for illustrations unknown, all have the same decorative monogram that looks like the letters WMJ but not sure or what order. Please see all scans for condition. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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14 Anon , poss by Robson, Mary Robson, later Mary Hughes Forget me Not or Pleasing and Instructive Stories ( for Young Children) ( + super publishers artistic advertising page using about 14 different forms of typeface )
Holborn Hill, London William Darton 1829 1st Edition in This Form Hard Back Fair 9 x 14.5cm.approx 
104 pages + 2 pages of publishers books + a super artistic advertising page useing about 14 different forms of typeface + 6 full page illustrations. Binding of leather spine and mottled paper on board covers in fair condition, poss original boards & spine replaced or contents re-glued (years ago) to spine as tight, has some rubbing & worn corners, Contents poor, fair for a children's book, some minor tears, some minor stains & signs of being thumbed and re-glued to spine. No real title page or name of author/date, 1st page is printed "Forget Me Not, Presented to by " and in ink "Eliza Hughes" & "Mrs. Hardcastle", with "1829" to base. Next page is blank with in pencil "Eliza Hughes". Tiny printed stamp inside cover top " J. Betts, Bookseller & Stationer, 7 Compton Str, Brunswick Sq". Apart from similar/same title listed in the British Library, At time of listing found no copy listed for sale on the net. Originally purchased for my personal collection due to the publishers artistic advertising page at rear. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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15 Anon + Martin Clifford + S. Clarke Hook The Penny Popular ; No 162, vol. 5, Nov 13th 1915 (Rivals for the Right (Sexton Blake story no Author), The Outsider's Return ( by Clifford), Freed From Bondage ( by Hook ) . A weekly magazine.
London published at the Proprietors Office 1915 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine 19 x 27.5cm. Aprox 
32 pages, Paperback covers good, corner tip missing, very old clear tape holding covers together, Contents good, minimal edge wear/nicks. Postage Charges will be reduced. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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16 Beeton Household Amusements and Family Recreation. Beeton's Household Amusements
Ward, Lock and Co 
13.5 x 19 Cm Approx. 457 + vi + 8 pages, insribed owner & date 1881 to front endpaper. Decorative Green & impressed gilt & black states Household Amusements and family Recreation to front & spine,,,Condition good with minor edge rubbing and signs of being reglued at some time, No spliting,.. Contents fair/good , a tight copy with gilt edges, some dirt marks ,nothing serious, no title page , 1st page states "Beeton's Household Amusements" then 3 page colour fold out illustration ,one fold with split and very minor dirt, Questions/preface/contents then "Beeton's Riddle Book" 152 pages ," Beeton's Book of Burlesque" 156 pages, , "Beeton's Book of Acting Charades" 149 pages (inc Childrens plays), , at rear an 8 page " New books and New editions" ads of Ward, Lock, and Tyler..,there are numerous illustrations throughout, as part of front cover decoration is a gilt & black embossed pen with a figure of "Punch" top .. weight 600g . seems rare as not listed on Brit. Library site. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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17 Braithwait, Esther. Mabil Mackintosh Ect, Illustrated by Lois Wain, Earest Aris , Mary Horsfall, Renouf , Ect Our Darlings
London: John F Shaw & Co. Ltd. 1912 
7 1/2" x 9 3/4" Approx. Undated, but with gift inscription of xmas 1912,,, 288 pages. + 24 full page colour illustrations ( inc Aris,3 by Louis Wain, Horsfall ect .)there are many b/w illustrations (inc Louis Wain , Renouf, Ethel Parkinson ect). Original decorated paper--over--hardboard ,front is a little girl in blue & white dress / bonnet with wicker basket of small xmas tree, teddy, book, doll. sitting on the sholder of young boy in a sailor uniform with (hms) "intrepid" on hat, crossing a snowy? street.on the rear is an advert for Allenburys' Foods ( for babies/children) ,,Binding is a little rubbed,with sign's of spine being reglued at some time, so strong joints. Contents ,good and tight, only a couple of b/w illusrations have be hand coloured , 2 of the collour printed illustrations have a tear (NOT the Wains)..********* it's now getting very hard to find a copy with so many colour plates (early editions had less) as 20 years ago print dealers were buying them all and removing the best ones as each were worth much more than the whole book. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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18 Cadogan, Mary Cadogan (Edited by) Story Paper Collector's Digest, Collectors Digest 33 Issues 1987, 1988 & 1989 ..
Privately published by Mary Cadogan 1987 First Edition Paperback Decorative 17 x 20cm. Approx 
11 issues for 1987 Vol 41. missing No 481 Jan.. 1988 Vol 42 ALL 12 issues & 11 issues 1989 Vol 43 missing No 516. Dec , in good/ very good condition. Surcharge to post outside U.K. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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19 Clark, Walter Clarke Tom Burton's Mistake and Other Tales
London Robert Culley 1903 First Edition ? Decorative Cloth Hard Back 12 x 17.5cm. Approx 
VG copy 64 pages + illustration opp title +16 page publishers catalogue to rear.. Very good decorative binding, .. Contents Very Good, clean & tight with no inscriptions, only fault being some very minor discolouring of the end page front/rear from glue used to bind it in 1903 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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20 Cooke, R. Terry . Rose Terry Cooke No! & Where To Say It, A Temperance Story
London Gall & Inglis First Edition ? Hard Back 14 x 19.5cm. Approx 
256 pages, Binding fair, edge rubbed & water stained rear. Contents good, minor staining first/rear page. illustrated frontispiece. To inside front cover is a decorative Salvation Army award bookplate awarded to Benney Cooper Aug. 8th. 1904. spine has been glued to contents. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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