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ADAMS, Ellinor Davenport.
The Disagreeable Duke.
London: George Allen, 1894.
With 8 full page illustrations by Emily J. Harding. Lovely gilt-decorated cloth covers. Pencil name on endpaper, spine slightly darkened, one corner bumped, else very good.
$85.00                          Book Number: 2066                         Order / Enquire

Stories from Aunt Judy. Illustrations by Ethel F. Everett.
London: G.Bell and Sons Ltd., 1913.
Small crown 8vo., toffee coloured cloth decorated in cream, pp. viii, 268, top edge trimmed with brown top-stain, other edges uncut, eight illustrations in colour by Everett. This ia a volume in "The Queen's Treasures Series". All of these stories are reprinted from Aunt Judy's Magazine. Tidy name on endpaper, short tear in margin of one page, else a fine copy of an attractive book.
$60.00                          Book Number: 5643                         Order / Enquire

Above Rubies; or, Memorials of Christian Gentlewomen.
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1901.
Octavo, decorated blue cloth stamped in black and gold, pp. v, [6]- 304. The covers proclaim this to be a volume in the "Girls' Select Library". Old county library stamps lighly applied in three places, endpapers considerably darkened, three large numbers faintly written on front free endpaper, page edges tanned, light spatter to top page edge, else very good or better with the covers quite bright and showing only light wear and rubbing. An attractive late Victorian edition.
$30.00                          Book Number: 12871                         Order / Enquire

BURNETT, Frances Hodgson.
Two Little Pilgrim's Progress. A Story of the City Beautiful.
London: Frederick Warne and Company, 1895. Reprint.
Octavo, dark blue decorated cloth, pp. 215; illustrated by R.W. MacBeth. An attractive edition of this book. Ink inscription on endpaper [dated 1897], light scattered foxing, rubbed at spine ends and corners, else a near fine, bright copy.
$65.00                          Book Number: 13480                         Order / Enquire

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(CAMERON, Katharine). Chisholm, Louey.
The Enchanted Land. Tales Told Again. With Pictures by Katharine Cameron.
London: T.C & E.C. Jack, 1906. First edition.
Green cloth, gilt-decorated, with a design [signed K.C.], large 8vo., pp. (xvi), 211, with thirty coloured plates by Cameron. Katharine Cameron was a Glasgow Girl, an associate of Jessie King and the MacKintosh's . Her illustrations exemplify th e creative energy and the unique style of Glasgow at the turn of the century. Long tear in margin of one plate (near gutter, affecting border only), partially unopened, and otherwise spectacularly fine and bright.

$350.00    Book Number: 3595         Order / Enquire

(CAMERON, Katharine). Kingsley, Charles.
The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. With Eight Illustrations in Colour by Katharine Cameron.
London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd., [ca 1910]. Early reprint of this edition.
Olive green cloth, lettered and blocked in deep green, with pictorial label on front cover, 8vo, pp. (iv) 246, with integral illustrations. Cameron was a Glasgow Girl, an associate of Jessie King and the Mackintosh's . Her illustrations exemplify the creative energy and the unique style of Glasgow at the turn of the century. Name/date on browned front free endpaper; a near fine copy of this beautifully illustrated book.
$185.00                          Book Number: 5629                         Order / Enquire

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The Courteous Knight and Other Tales. Borrowed from Spenser & Malory.
Edinburgh & London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1899. First edition.
Octavo, variant in blue decorated cloth; front cover titled on a small panel of white cloth; pp. 172; illustrated by Robert Hope. Spine a bit toned, some loss of colour at spine ends, else a very good copy.

$100.00    Book Number: 13170         Order / Enquire

In Red Indian Trails.
London: Cassell, (N.d). "Sixth Thousand"
Front hinge-paper cracked [hinge holding] slight wear to edges, else a very nice copy.
$35.00                          Book Number: 5228                         Order / Enquire

The Great Cattle Trail.
London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1894. First English edition.
Small octavo, attractive decorative cloth with western motifs, pp. iv, 313, + [16] page Cassell catalogue. Charming book by this prolific American writer of boy's stories. Brown stains to last page of the contents and to the first three pages of text which are regrettably prominent, but do not obscure the text, front hinge paper cracked, prize bookplate, light wear to spine ends, else very good.
$24.75                          Book Number: 11215                         Order / Enquire

ERNEST, Charles.
Richard Slade; A Story of Young and Old.
London: Partridge and Co., (N.d).
Light scattered foxing, previous owner's inscription 18(97)? About very good.
$30.00                          Book Number: 5204                         Order / Enquire

The Faith of Hilary Lovel. A Story of Armada Days.
London: The Religious Tract Society, (N.d., but ca. 1920s).
Octavo, publisher's original red cloth blocked in gilt, pp. (480), + (16) page publisher's catalogue; with seven illustrations by Alfred Pearse. Page edges darkened, faint damp spotting to cloth, else very good.
$30.00                          Book Number: 13523                         Order / Enquire

FARNOL, Jeffrey.
The Money Moon. A Romance.
Toronto: William Briggs, 1914. Later Canadian edition, [originally published in 1911].
Small octavo, light green cloth with moon-shaped design in gilt on upper board. Previous owner's name on endpaper, light scattered foxing, else very good in the scarce Briggs dust jacket, with a few small chips.
$24.75                          Book Number: 7026                         Order / Enquire

GILSON, Captain Charles.
The Sword of Freedom. A Tale of the English Revolution. Being the Exploits of Sir Richard Vyse, Exiled from his Country at the Time of the Rye-House Plot.
London: Henry Frowde / Hodder and Stoughton, 1912.
Octavo, red pictorial cloth, pp. xi, 420; eight colour plates by Frank Gillett [all present]. Slightly dull on spine, rear cover with moderate fading to top 3 cm, else a near fine copy.
$65.00                          Book Number: 13165                         Order / Enquire

Under Wellington's Command.
London: Blackie and Son , Limited/ Toronto: William Briggs/ The Copp Clark Co., Limited, 1899.
Octavo, dark blue pictorial cloth. All plates present. Private library book plate on paste-down endpaper. Spine lean, superficial wear to covers, else a lovely, near fine copy.
$200.00                          Book Number: 7765                         Order / Enquire

JOHNSTON, Annie Fellows.
Georgina of the Rainbows.
New York: Britton, (1916). First edition.
Name on endpaper, else near fine. No dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2713                         Order / Enquire

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