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A Small Collection of
VICTORIAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

 
 

AUSTRALIAN FAIRY TALES.
1897. Ward, Lock & Co. Although in a somewhat dilapidated state, with the blue gilt-decorated boards frayed. detached & with spot foxing throughout, this uncommon first edition remains quite readable& would clearly benefit from loving restoration. Illustrated with 3 full-page black & white illustrations & with numerous drawings within the text, one of which has been neatly coloured..
357pp + publisher's ads at rear. £35.00

A.L.O.E. (A Lady from England ) Charlotte Maria TUCKER.
STORIES FROM JEWISH HISTORY.
1871. T Nelson.
Contemporary inscription on front end paper. The coloured frontis is protected
with original tissue with other black & white illustrations throughout the text.
Front & rear hinges slightly cracked , edges a little rubbed but none-the-less
a very attractive book in green boards in very good condition. £85.00

THE GIANT-KILLER or The Battle which all must Fight.
T Nelson. 1870. Reprint. A Collection of 12 stories for children all with a moral theme"to induce the thoughtless child to think".
Aeg. Illustrated. Original cloth gilt, somewhat worn. £16.00

ABBOTT, Jacob.
BEECHNUT.
nd. Routledge.
London School Board Prize Bkplt dated 1880. Illustrated. £15.00

BAKER, Sarah Schoonmaker.
THE BABES IN THE BASKET
or Daph and Her Charge.
Partridge's Popular Illustrated Books. nd. £14.00

CALDECOTT, Randolph.
Randolph CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK. nd. F Warne (No 1) Contains
The Diverting History of John Gilpin, An Elegy on The Death of a Mad Dog,
The House That Jack Built & The Babes in The Wood.
Illustrated in colour & black/white. Original pictorial cloth. £50.00
LAST "GRAPHIC" PICTURES. 1888. Routledge. Coloured illustrations.
Original pictoiral boards. £50.00
YOURS PICTORIALLY. 1976. F Warne. Dw. Letters of Randolph Caldecott.
Introduced by M Hutchins. Illustrated. £12.00
THE MAD DOG.
nd. Routledge. Original wraps externally strengthened about spine. Handwritten story about a dog inserted at rear. £30.00
SING A SONG FOR SIXPENCE . nd. Routledge. Original stiff wraps have been restitched are now almost detached & the rear cover is a little soiled. Name on front cover. £8.00
THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN by William COWPER . Nd. Warne. Paper spine rubbed. Illustrated by R Caldecott. £15.00
NOW THEY SOON ARRVED AT MOUSEY'S HALL . Coloured postcard dated 1968. £4.00

CHAPLIN, M A.
CHIMES FOR THE TIMES.
1891. W Wileman. Introduced by W L Holland. Section on Poetry for Children. £10.00

CLARKE, Mrs Henry.
REUBEN THORNE'S TEMPTATION.
nd. SPCK.
Pictorial covers. Gilt to spine. Sunday School Prize label on front end paper.
Illustrated. £10.00

COOPER, Mrs.
KATHERINE & I.
nd. Religious Tract Society.
Lacks front end paper. Coloured picture upper case & spine. Illustrated. £30.00

COWPER, Professor.
HOME TEACHINGS IN SCIENCE.
nd. F Warne.
Inscription on front end paper dated 1882. Illustrated in colour. £30.00

COWPER, William.
THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN.
nd. Warne. Paper spine rubbed. Illustrated by R Caldecott. £10.00
JEAN GILPIN.
nd. T Werner Laurie.
L'histoire divertissante de la promenade a cheval edrot par William Cowper, Poete Anglais (1731-1800) et francesee par E Gutch . Very good indeed in like dw. £30.00

DAUDET, Alphonse.
LA BELLE NIVERNAISE.
1892. Routledge. Children's Library.
Translated by R Routledge.. Illustrated by Montegut. £14.00

DR AIKEN &, Mrs BARBAULD.
EVENINGS AT HOME,OR,THE JUVENILE BUDGET OPENED.
1838.
T Tegg & Son. New Edn. A Variety of Miscellaneous Pieces for the Instruction and Amusement of the Young. 18 fine engravings. Name on front end paper.
Original cloth a little worn at top of spine otherwise in remarkably good condition for its age. £65.00

HOPLEY, C C.
AUNT JENNY'S AMERICAN PETS.
1872. Griffin & Farran.
Lacks front blank end paper. Original pictorial gilt embossed boards. Aeg. Illustrated. £38.00

HUISH, Robert.
OUR GRANDPA'S CHEST.
(1850?) T Allman.
Moral & Instructive Tales for the Edificaction & Improvement of Youth.
Inscription on paste-down dated 1850. Lacks front end paper & half the frontis. Name plate on rear paste-down. Spine frayed & red pictorial covers a little worn. Aeg. £12.00

LANG, Andrew.
THE TRUE STORY BOOK. 1893. Longmans, Green & Co.
Gilt decorated covers slightly rubbed at tips of spine. Inscription on front end papers otherwise very good. Aeg. Illustrated by H J Ford et al. £20.00
THE RED TRUE STORY BOOK. 1895. Longmans, Green & Co.
Aeg. Illustrated by H J Ford. Decorated gilt covers.
Neat name & date on title page. £20.00
THE RED BOOK OF ROMANCE. 1905. Longmans, Green & Co.
Illustrated by H J Ford. Spine very slightly sunned otherwise excellent copy
free from foxing in original pictoral cloth, gilt. £60.00
THE BOOK OF PRINCES & PRINCESSES by Mrs LANG. 1908.
Longmans, Green. Illustrated by H J Ford. Gilt decorated covers little worn on edges. End papers foxed. Aeg. £18.00
THE RED BOOK OF HEROES by Mrs LANG. 1909. Longmans, Green & Co.
Extreme tip of spine very slightly worn otherwise very good in decorated gilt covers. Aeg. Illustrated by A Wallis Mills. £30.00

'N O R A'.
MAY LAWTON ,OR SUNSHINE CLOUDED.
1897. Hodder & Stoughton . Pictorial covers with gilt to spine. A Tale of English Life.
Sunday School Prize Label. Illustrated. £16.00

NESBIT, Edith.
THESE LITTLE ONES.
1909. G Allen.
Covers a little worn along the edges. Illustrated by S Pryse . £65.00

PALMER, Lynde.
THE LITTLE CAPTAIN.
nd. Partridge's Popular Illustrated Books.
Pictorial covers, gilt on spine. A Temperance Tale. £8.00

 

PRENTISS, E.
STEPPING HEAVENWARD.
(1898) Sunday School Union. Dw. £15.00
STEPPING HEAVENWARD.
(1898) Sunday School Union .
Prize inscription on front end paper dated May 1898. £10.00

RILEY, J W.
RHYMES OF CHILDHOOD.
1892. Bowes-Merrill.
Many Poems written in "the child dialect".
Lacks front end paper. Covers a little worn. £8.00

STOWE, Harriet Beecher. UNCLE TOM'S CABIN. 1852. Cassell.
First english edition with 27 George Cruikshank wood engravings.
Half leather binding with marbled sides, end papers & edges.
The front hinge is cracked & starting otherwise it is a remarkably good copy,
fresh, clean & practically fox free. £250.00

THOMAS, Evelyn.
RUTH'S PATH TO VICTORY.
1903. Religious Tract Society.
Pictorial cloth & gilt. Sunday School Prize Label. Illustrated. £6.00

TIDDY, C E.
NOTHINGS TO YOU OR HOME IN PARADISE COURT.
nd. Partridge.
2nd Edn. Pictorial covers with gilt to spine. A Story for Maidens.
Band of Hope Union Prize Label. Illustrated. £7.00

TUER, Andrew W.
STORIES FROM OLD-FASHIONED CHILDREN'S BOOKS.
1900. Leadenhall. Illlustrated with 250 cuts. Inscription on front end paper.
Original pictorial decorated cloth & gilt. £30.00

WALL, Joseph F.
ANDREW CARNEGIE'S HOGMANAY
or A Child's New Year in Calvanist Scotland . 1970. OUP. New York . Original patterned wraps.
Printed in blue & red with coloured illustrations. Fine edition. £8.00

WALTON, Mrs. O F.
CHRISTIE'S OLD ORGAN.
nd. Religious Tract Society.
Pictorial covers. Prize bookplate on front paste-down. Illustrated. £6.00

WATTS , Dr Isaac.
DIVINE & MORAL SONGS FOR USE OF CHILDREN . 1848.
J Van Voorst. With 30 illustrations by C W Cope. £25.00
DIVINE & MORAL SONGS. (1897) The Religious Tract Society.
Brown pictorial boards in good condition. Illustrated by Robert Barnes, Gordon Browne, R W Maddox and James N Lee. Some colour plates. 95pp. Uncommon. £25.00

HALF HOURS IN AIR & SKY. MARVELS OF THE UNIVERSE. 1903.
J Nisbett. The Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature & Science for Young Readers. Illustrated. Gilt lettering on pictorial cover & spine. £16.00

AUNT JUDY'S MAY DAY VOLUME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE . Bell & Daldry.
1869. v.6/31-36 Nov 1868-April 1869. Ed Mrs Alfred GATTY .
Contains 3 stories by Hans Christian Andersen The Dryad, Godfather's Picture Book& Who was the Luckiest–probably the first translations into English of these stories. Other contributions by G Carrington(Adventures amongst the Blacks in Australia; A Day in the Australian Bush); C Peachey-Popular Andalucian; other articles on Nursery Rhymes; the story of Father Christmas, etc.
Illustrated by F Gilbert, A W Cooper & R Newcombe.
Publisher's original embossed covers, cloth, gilt. All edges gilt.
Lacks front end paper. Rear hinge cracked otherwise very good. £15.00

THE SUN-CHILDREN'S BUDGET.
Ed. P ALLEN & H W GODFREY.

A Magazine of Botany & Gardening for Children.
V. 1/1-4. July 1898-April 1899
.
Coloured frontis. Bound in one volume. Illustrated. £20.00

A CRITICAL HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.
Ed Conrelia MEIGS
. 1969. Macmillan.
A very good copy of the Revised Edition of this Survey covering
Children's Books in English published through the Ages up to 1967.
New introduction by F C Sayers together with the original by H S Commager.
Other contributors include E Nesbitt, A T Eaton & R H Viguers
with decorations by Vera Bock.
Dw very slightly chipped with price ticket on upper panel.708pp. £15.00

All books in very good condition unless otherwise described.

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