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[JACKSON, Helen Hunt] by H.H.
Bits of Talk About Home Matters.
Boston. Roberts Brothers. 1875.,  16mo. 14.5cm, viii,239p., maroon blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles, near fine (lgc). - A selection of essays, mostly relating to family life, including three on the inhumanities of parents. Of particular interest is an article entitled "Children of Nova Scotia" .
$28.00                          Book Number: 14597                         Order / Enquire



[KRONHEIM and Co.]
Pictures of English History. From the Earliest Times to the Present Period.
London. George Routledge and Sons. (c.1858).,  4to. 27cm, [110]p., with 93 chromolithographs, (4 images per plate), including full page frontis, brown cloth, gilt spine titles & decoration, covers & spine worn particularly at the edges, hinges cracked but holding, shaken, some transfer, good to very good, the illustrations a good clear strikes, vividly coloured. (kds). - Osborne p170. A collection of vivid colour illustrations of British history from the Druids to the Indian Mutiny. Includes "Death of Wolfe" and "The Chesapeake and Shannon". Early chromolithography.
$87.50    Book Number: 15024         Order / Enquire




[RACKHAM]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles
The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Garden City, New York. Doubleday, Page & Company. 1926.,  sm4to. 25cm, ix,(1),133p., with 8 colour plates, captioned tissue guards, head & tail piece drawings, original green cloth, gilt titles spine and upper cover, spine title faded, colour stain on half of front cover, internally fine (Ids). ~ A posthumous anthology of Swinburne's poems either addressed to children or descriptive of child life collected by Edmund Gosse. Beautifully illustrated in Art Nouveau style.
$75.00                          Book Number: 31206                         Order / Enquire



[RUSSELL, Dorothy & Violet Methley & Mrs. Sinnock, & May RossieBrown].
The Cosy-Time Book of Stories for Children.
London. ThomasNelson and Sons. N.d. c.[1920's?],  12mo. 18cm, 96p., colour frontis, textillustrations, colour illustrated paper over boards, a fragile productionthis is a near fine (lt). - Six stories by well-known Britishchildrens' authors of the 1920's and 30's. Includes "Billy and Jane andthe Motor-Car" by Dorothy Russell.
$50.00                          Book Number: 17947                         Order / Enquire



[SCUDDER, Horace Elisha]
The Bodleys Telling Stories.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Hurd and Stoughton. 1878.,  21x 16.5cm, [viii],236,[2]p.,ads., frontis engraving, title page vignette, 78 illustrations, 6 music scores, colour illustrated endpapers, colour decorated paper over boards, edges of boards & spine rubbed, hinges weak, a very good copy (Lgc). - A child's book by the Boston editor and author, Horace Elisha Scudding (1838-1902). The book was printed at The Riverside Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts and is well-illustrated with wood engravings. The music was arranged by Charles Moulton.
$40.00    Book Number: 21422         Order / Enquire




[THE CANADIAN Girl's Annual]
The Canadian Girl's Annual. Compiled by the Editor of "Little Folks".
London. Cassell and Company Ltd. 1920.,  23.5x 17.5cm, (viii),232p., 4 colour plates including frontis, 29 black & white illustrations, original green blind-stamped cloth, colour plate laid down on the upper cover, gilt block titles and decorations on the spine and upper cover, on fragile paper, very good to fine copy thus (n4).
$59.50                          Book Number: 11704                         Order / Enquire


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