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Alice in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd., London, 1949


246 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards are marked, worn, knocked. They are secure and sure. The contents are contented. The frontispage has a previous owner notation. The pages are clear, very occasionally marked by handling, amiable, congenial, companionable. fk View more info

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Christmas Carol

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $11.40

Publisher: W H Allen, London, 1958


106 pages (complete). 14 tipped-in illustration plates by Italian illustrator Maraja (sweet and neat). The boards and spine are scruffy and grubby. They have wear, scuffing all about. They are secure and sure. Within, there have been repair attempts fore and aft with blue electricians' tape (although effective is unsightly). The contents however are in agreeable and comfortable condition. The pages have some occasional annotations but are otherwise are clean, clear... View more info

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Grimm's Fairy Tales - carefully chosen from the collection by ... (Expurgated edition)

By: The Grimm Brothers

Price: $22.80

Publisher: S W Partridge & Co., London, 1901


302 pages (complete), 2 illustration plates missing. A much owned copy. The boards and contents are much worn. The boards are benign, passive. They have wear, scuffing, marks. They are secure and sure. The contents are tanned, a little brittle here and there. In general the pages are generous, comfortable, clear and certain. fk View more info

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King Arthur and The Round Table [The Children's Illustrated Classics]

By: Hadfield, Alice M

Price: $3.80

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd., London / E P Dutton & Co. Inc., New York, 1953


232 pages (complete). A decent copy. The dustjacket is much worn and torn, scuffed and marked. It is just about secure. The boards are elegant. They do have some wear about the corners and edges. The contents are most pleasing. The pages are tight, certain, clean, clear, unblemished, generous. fn View more info

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Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $14.25

Publisher: George G Harrap & Company Ltd, 1933


320 pages (complete). A much owned but placid copy. The boards are very scruffy: they have wear, marks, scuffing all about. Nonetheless, they are resolutely sound. Within, the book is prettily illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbot. These are genteel, attractive. The contents have some user and storage wear here and there. In general, the pages are contented, bold, clear, more than competent, collected. fk View more info

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The Best Stories of Hans Andersen

By: N/A

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Daily Mirror, 1959


46 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The dustjacket has marks, wear, tear. It has scuffing and much rubbing. It is secure and sure. The boards are baleful. They have storage wear. They are steady and certain. The contents have handling marks. However, the pages are amiable, jolly, clear, competent and eager. fk View more info

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Tom Brown's Schooldays

By: An Old Boy [Thomas Hughes]

Price: $5.70

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London, 1903

Edition: Reprint


343 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The prettily decorated boards are mild. They have some wear, scuffing and marks. They are placid and secure. The front pastedown has a school presentation plate (dated 1915). The contents are mildly blotted with foxing. However, the pages are amiable, convivial, clear, creamy, thick and tight. fn View more info