The New Estate; or, The Young Travellers of Wales and Ireland.


VG, 1831, 6 pls. Uncommon. In contemporary quarter red calf over worn blue marbled boards, corners bumped & worn. Spine, worn some loss at base, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, half title, frontis, [5], (vi-vii), [1], [1], 2-302 pp, [2]…

£115 | Published: 1831 | Publisher: Harvey and Darton

The Garden People.


In grey cloth cards, titles in black inks, a little light soiling at edges, corners rubbed. Spine, no title, edges bumped. Internally, [2], 3-56 pp, ink dedication to fep (A Ley S....? [author?]dated Oct 1914, title page with no publication or date…

£40 | Published: 1914 | Publisher: Unknown

Hymns in Prose for Children.

BARBAULD Mrs 1743-1825

A new and Improved Edition. In slightly soiled thick yellow paper printed wraps with titles and woodcut, no title to spine, adverts to lower cover. Internally, owners label to fep, frontis present, title page with woodcut, not dated but c1840?,…

£50 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Edward Lacey. Henry Lacey.

The Cabin by the Wayside: A Tale for the Young

CAMPBELL Lady [Pamela]

VG, 2nd ed, 4 pls. Uncommon. In the original worn red embossed cloth, gilt titles. corners & edges lightly bumped & worn. Spine, faded gilt titles, edges bumped & worn. Internally, frontis, [3], (iv) only, [1], 2-184 pp, (4) adverts, 4 pls…

£30 | Published: 1858 | Publisher: Geo. Routledge & Co.

Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there

CARROLL Lewis [ie DODGSON Charles Lutwidge] 1832-1898

1st ed, 1st issue, Near Fine, 1872. In 20c red half morocco over red cloth, circular gilt emblem to both boards, some gilt tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, half title, [1], tissue guarded frontis, [12], [1],…

£1750 | Published: 1872 | Publisher: Macmillan and Co

Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There

CARROLL Lewis [pseud of Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge] 1832-1898

Thirteenth Thousand, 1889, Peoples Edition. G. In printed green cloth, black ink titles, corners bumped. Spine, edges worn & bumped, black ink titles. Internally, half title, tissue guarded frontis, [12], [1], 2-208 pp, [1], [3] adverts, 50 B&W…

£200 | Published: 1889 | Publisher: Macmillan and Co.

Cape Town Dicky or Colonel Jack's Boy.

GIFT Theo 1847-1923

VG, 1st ed, c1887. In decorative card covers, corners and edges bumped and worn. Spine in brown cloth, no title. Internally, joint cracked, pencil name to fep, 64 pp, 16 full page colour chromo's, not dated but c1887. A lovely children's…

£40 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Hildesheimer & Faulkner

The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland

GOMME Alice Bertha [née Merck] Lady 1853-1938

VG, 1st ed, 2 vols complete, numerous illustrations within text. In uniform burgundy cloth, corners brushed. S[pines, gilt tooling & titles, edges rubbed. lib nos at bases. Internally, vol 1, 1894, half title, [7], (viii-xix), [1] errata,…

£275 | Published: 1894 | Publisher: David Nutt

A Father's Legacy to His Daughters. Includes: A Letter to a New-Married Lady. etc.

GREGORY Dr. 1724-1773. CHAPONE Mrs. TALBOT Miss. KNOX Vicesimus.

Small 32mo, (folio, 6.4*10.4 cms), 1st ed, VG. In green embossed cloth, faded at head, corners & edges lightly bumped rubbed. Spine, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles, edges bumped worn. joints cracked. Internally, half title, frontis, [5],…

£20 | Published: 1835 | Publisher: Charles Tilt. J Menzies. WF Wakeman.

Laughable Lyrics: A Fourth Book of Nonsense Poems, Songs, Botany, Music, &c.

LEAR Edward 1812-1888

1877, 1st ed, VG. In green cloth, corners rubbed. Spine, gilt tooling & titles, edges bumped and worn. Internally, half title, not paginated but 64 leaves, containing, 2 music plates, 10 Botany Plates, 26 Alphabet Plates, and 8 illustrations…

£175 | Published: 1877 | Publisher: Robert John Bush

[Cheap Repository Shorter Tracts]

MORE Hannah 1745-1833. MORE Sarah 1743-1817. And others.

Vol 3 only (of 3), the Shorter Tracts, 45 Tales & Ballads, a new edition, c1800. In full black late 19c morocco, blind edge tooling, some spots, corners rubbed. Spine, raised bands, blind tooling, gilt titles to red calf label, edges rubbed.…

£60 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: [F & C Rivington; J Evans; J Hatchard; S Hazard]

Bear and Forbear

PITT Sarah

VG, 1891, 4 pls. In green decorative cloth, with gilt tile withing gilt frame, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine has title in gilt, and decorative tooling. Internally, half title, tissue guarded frontis, (vi), [3], 10-208 pp, 4…

£20 | Published: 1891 | Publisher: Cassell and Company Limited

Redcar Lee

SEARLE Mrs Walter 1846-1925

1st ed, VG, 1896, 1 pl. In pale blue cloth with decorative floral tooling in black ink, titles in gilt, edges a little grubby. Spine has title and tooling in gilt and blue ink, edges a little bumped and lightly worn. Internally, half title,…

£20 | Published: 1896 | Publisher: Jarrold & Sons

A Child's Garden of Verses

STEVENSON Robert Louis 1850-1894

1897, G. In blue cloth, bevelled edges, corners & edges a little bumped and worn, gilt image to top corner. Spine has title and tooling in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, ink dedication from SBA dated '97 to half title also faint ink name at…

£20 | Published: 1897 | Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co

Early Impressions:


Or, Moral & Instructive Entertainment for Children. With many engravings. In slightly soiled yellow printed thick paper covers, lower cover decorative advert, no title to spine. Internally, owners paper label to fep, lacking ffep & frontis,…

£20 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Edward Lacey. Henry Lacey.