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Peter Pan and Wendy, Barrie, J. M.
1 Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan and Wendy
London Hodder and Stoughton N.d. [c. 1924] 1924 Decorated Cloth Very Good Large 8vo. Attwell, Mabel Lucie 
320 pp. Publisher's original yellow-orange cloth with decoration in blue & black to front board and black lettering to front board & spine. Some spotting to fore-edge & endpapers. With 12 mounted colour illustrations by Mable Lucie Attwell. In-text black & white illustrations. Binding firm. Uncommon in the dustjacket, which is damaged with loss. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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The Book of Household Management;  Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, sanitary, medical, and legal memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things conected, Beeton, Mrs Isabella (edited by)
2 Beeton, Mrs Isabella (edited by) The Book of Household Management; Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, sanitary, medical, and legal memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things conected
London Ward, Lock, and co. 1878 1878 New Edition Publisher's Morocco Good 8vo. 
circa 1878 new edition, revised and corrected. Three hundred and first thousand. pp. half title with advert on verso, frontis, xl, plate list, verso advt, [4] adverts printed in red and black, 1139, 12 (adverts) printed in red and black, 16 pp. publisher's catalogue, a further 12 pp. publishers catalogue. 12 coloured lithographic plates in totalYellow endpapers, with adverts printed in red and black. Bound in the publishers gilt decorated red morocco with green cloth boards. There is a 3 cm split at the head of the spine, and a 1 cm split at the base of the spine, with general wear along head and base of spine. Overall, a nice clean copy that is a little loose at the front hinge. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, Carroll, Lewis
3 Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
London Macmillan and Co., Limited 1927 1927 Reprint Full Morocco Fine 8vo. Tenniel, John 
x, 300 pp. Recent full red morocco with large gilt White Rabbit device to front board. Raised bands to spine with gilt Alice devices and lettering. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Original red cloth cover bound in at rear. Internally very clean. No ownership names. No foxing. With 92 illustrations by John Tenniel, including eight in colour. 
Price: 395.00 GBP
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A Christmas Carol, DICKENS, Charles
4 DICKENS, Charles A Christmas Carol
London and Philadelphia William Heinemann / J. B. Lippincott Co. 1915 1915 First Edition Thus Full Morocco Very Good 8vo. Rackham, Arthur 
xi., 147 pp. Bound in a recent full purple oasis morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering & decoration. Title page in red & black. 12 full-page colour plates by Arthur Rackham. In-text illustrations with head and tail-pieces also by Arthur Rackham. Original pictorial endpapers bound in. Original purple cloth front cover bound in at rear. VG 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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Christmas Books and Hard Times : The Biographical Edition, Dickens, Charles
5 Dickens, Charles Christmas Books and Hard Times : The Biographical Edition
London Chapman & Hall, Ltd. 1906 1906 Full Calf - Prize Binding Very Good 8vo. 
xxiv, 566 pp. Dark blue full calf with gilt school device to front board. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and brown leather title label. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. A volume in Chapman & Hall's Biographical Edition. With 68 illustrations. Minimal wear. Clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Christmas Pictures by Children, Dulac, Edmund [and Franz Cizek]
6 Dulac, Edmund [and Franz Cizek] Christmas Pictures by Children
London and Vienna J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. and Burgverlag Richter & Zollner 1922 1922 Pictorial Boards Good Square 4to. 
Unpaginated. Publisher's original grey cloth spine over pictorial boards. Title paper label onlay to front board. Wear to boards at extremities. Pictorial endpapers. With fourteen full-page colour lithographic plates. Captioned tissue-guards. Introduction by Edmund Dulac with a preface by Francesca M. Wilson. Early ink owner's inscription to title page. One section loose. The pictures in the book are by children who attended Professor Franz Cizek's art classes in Vienna. Cizek was a reformer of children's art education and began the Child Art Movement in Vienna in the 1890's. Good condition. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Here Comes Santa Claus, Father Christmas
7 Father Christmas Here Comes Santa Claus
London Bancroft and Co 1950 1950 Card Covers Good Small 4to 
9 page pop up illustrated in colour, spiral bound, [1950], some wear to edges and a small tear to top of card front, cover illustration of a hairy faced old man in a red hoodie holding a teddy bear, the only known suspect to have written such a tale.. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Christmas With the Poets: A Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive Verses, Relating to the Festival of Christmas, From the Anglo-Saxon Period to the Present Time, Foster, Birket
8 Foster, Birket Christmas With the Poets: A Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive Verses, Relating to the Festival of Christmas, From the Anglo-Saxon Period to the Present Time
London David Bogue 1852 1852 Second Edition Full Morocco Very Good Large 8vo. Illustrated Foster, Birket 
x, 200 pp. Dark green full morocco with attractive geometric and floral gilt decoration to front and rear boards. Five raised bands to spine with gilt panels and lettering. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Riviere. Corners slightly bumped and slight wear to extremities. Bookplate to front pastedown and name stamp to first blank. Occasional light foxing. Extra chromolithographed title page. Leaves with gilt ruled frames. With 53 tinted illustrations by Birket Foster and with initial letters & other ornaments. Printed by Henry Vizetelly. An attractive VG copy. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood, Gilbert, Henry
9 Gilbert, Henry Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood
Edinburgh and London T.C. & E. C. Jack circa 1920s Decorated Cloth Very Good 8vo. Illustrated Crane, Walter 
xi, 360 pp. Yellow / beige cloth with pale green lettering and a circular illustration mounted to the front board. With sixteen full-page colour plates by Walter Crane. The preface is dated 1912, but this is a later issue binding completely unlike the gilt decorated green cloth of the first edition. Likely a 1920s issue, as Jacks' reissued the book adding Brock illustrations to those of Crane in the 1930s. Some mottling to the lower back corners and a couple of dog earred pages. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Our Man in Havana, an Entertainment, Greene, Graham
10 Greene, Graham Our Man in Havana, an Entertainment
London Heinemann 1958 1958 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
273 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and in pictorial dust wrapper. Wrapper design by Donald Green. Minor darkening to dj spine lettering and a few marks to rear of jacket. Dj not price-clipped. Leaves slightly tanned. No ownership names. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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A Semaphore Alphabet : From Angels to Zebras. Wishing You Happy Christmas and New Year, Hatzius, Lynn
11 Hatzius, Lynn A Semaphore Alphabet : From Angels to Zebras. Wishing You Happy Christmas and New Year
Church Hanborough Inky Parrot Press 2002 2002 Limited Edition Wraps Very Good 12mo. 
Edition limited to 300 copies. Probable presentation. Signed on the front cover 'from Sylvia and Dennis.' Inky Parrot Press is owned by Dennis Hall. Unpaginated [30 pp]. Original printed pictorial wrappers. Alphabet book with illustration to each page. VG to Near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Les Miserables, Hugo, Victor
12 Hugo, Victor Les Miserables
Paris Pagnerre 1862 1862 8th Edition 1/4 Morocco Good 8vo. 
10 volumes in a contemporary quarter red french morocco with blind stamped morocco grained cloth. Marbled endnapers Some spotting. Published in the same year as the Brussels first edition. It had been published there while the author was in exile during the Second Empire of Louis Napoleon. Rubs and marks to the binding but a good, solid contemporary set. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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The Christmas Party, Jaques, Faith
13 Jaques, Faith The Christmas Party
London Orchard Books 1986 1986 1852130024 / 9781852130022 Unbound Near Fine Oblong 8vo. 
Collection of unpaginated colour illustrated sheets which can be erected into a festive diorama. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Father Christmas the Children's Annual 1884, Lennard, Horace
14 Lennard, Horace Father Christmas the Children's Annual 1884
London 1884 1884 Paper Good Large 4to Cruikshank, George 
32 pp., Colour illustrations by George Cruikshank. Portions of loss to head and foot of spine on cover, foxing and a few small tears to margins of cover, internally good and clean. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Man of Snow, and Other Tales. A Story Book for Winter., Myrtle, Mrs. Harriet [Miller, Lydia Falconer]
15 Myrtle, Mrs. Harriet [Miller, Lydia Falconer] The Man of Snow, and Other Tales. A Story Book for Winter.
London Joseph Cundall 1848 1848 First Edition Blind-stamped Cloth Very Good 12mo. 
124 pp. Original blind-stamped red cloth with gilt lettering & decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Slight wear to spine ends. With the small bookplate to the corner of the front pastedown of Dr. L. G. E. Bell, noted collector of early children's books. Four full-page lithographic plates. Binding firm. Scarce, with Copac only recording V & A, Trinity, NLS & Birmingham. A VG copy. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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The Child's Christmas pictured by Charles Robinson, Sharp, Evelyn
16 Sharp, Evelyn The Child's Christmas pictured by Charles Robinson
London Blackie and Son Limited N.d. [1906] 1906 Full Morocco Very Good 4to. Illustrated Robinson, Charles 
227 pp. Bound in full crimson morocco with gilt lettering & decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and pictorial endpapers. Original gilt decorated cloth cover bound in at front. Area of darkening to front board at lower right and edge. With 38 colour plates and colour title page by Charles Robinson. Plates complete. Numerous b&w illustrations. A VG copy. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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