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A MEMORIAL OF HANNAH MEEK; MACDONALD Or THE GREAT MISTAKE

By: Religious Tract

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society; Depository, 56 Paternoster Row and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard, 1850

Edition: re-issue


2 tracts bound in one volume. 72pp; 36pp. Both with frontis. engraved plates. Watton Church and 'A Domestic Scene', ND but c 1850. Orig, quarter calf with marbled boards. From the library at Frickley Hall, Leeds.[Orig. pub. 1837]. One copy only trace [BL} View more info

ALLEN WHITE The Country Lad in Town

By: Anon.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Book Society, 1863


119pp. Frontis. and 3 plates. Printed W. Butler, Frome. No date but c1863. 3 copies located in Copac. Grubby example of a scarce religious booklet. Attractive cloth binding withraised dec. papettern and gilt titles enclosed in a floral garland to the cover and spine. Lacks front free end-paper. View more info

ANECDOTES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Doncaster, Brooke and Co., High Street,

Edition: 1st edition


12pp. Original brown paper wrappers. Simple dec. border enclosing printed titles. Sewn binding. No inscriptions, marks or wear. A rare chapbook from a provincial press. View more info

ANNIE BAKER OR THE LITTLE PILGRIM

By: Murchison, Margaret

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, S.W. Partridge, 1863

Edition: 1st edition


Engraved frontis.32pp. Vignette engraved title-page,Original illus. paper cover. From Partridges Threepence Illus. books series. A rare survivor. Only one copy recorded [BL]. View more info

EWIN LLOYD or How We All Got On

By: Kelly, Ellinor J.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Morgan, 10 Paternoster Row, 1865

Edition: 1st Edition


256pp, 8pp [pub. cat.]. Colour frontipiece by W. Dickes and 2 plates in the text.. Original embossed purple buckram binding with gilt dec. blocked titles tot he spine. Trifle sunned but a scarce book in near fine condition. By the author of 'Francie's Pocket-Money'. Printed by Robert K. Burt View more info

HINTS ON DAILY MEDITATION and Examination for Every Day of the Month with Short Prayers

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bath, Binns & Goodwin, 1842

Edition: third edition


nd [1842].148; [4 pub. cat.] pp. Fine Victorian cloth binding. Sold by Simpkin, Marshall and Co. etc London.Very scarce tract. By the author of 'Prayers for private use' View more info

HUMPTY SAM A Tale of the Sea

By: Bunbury, Selina

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Row and 164 Picadilly,


ND.[c1845] 24pp. Sewn binding. A small tract for childre with an attractive engraving to the tile-page depicting asailor mending his nets with a young lady watching him work. Selina Bunbury was an Anglo-Irish writer [1802-1882]. 12x9cms. Very scarce religious tract. This was available for 3/6p. per 100 from the publishers but now rare. No copy traced. View more info

LITTLE AGGIES Fresh Snow Drops and What They Did in One Day

By: F.M.S.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons, 1864

Edition: 1st Edition


120pp, Frontis. and engraved title-page and 3 plates to the text [all un-coloured as issued]. Head and tail decorations. 4 stories in one book. Original green cloth with gilt title block enclosed in a blind stamped border with decoration. No fading or inscriptions nut a trifle handled. A nice copy. View more info

LOST AND FOUND Part The Sixth of WEDDED LIFE: Its Duties, Cares, and Pleasures

By: The Ladies Sanitary Society

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, The Ladies Sanitary Association, 1855

Edition: third edition


ND c 1855. 73-86pp.Sixth and last part of WEDDED LIFE. Original printed blue paper wrappers with Ladies Sanitary adverts and details printed to the covers. No copy traced. The Ladies Sanitary Association promoted good health throuh sanitary knowledge and were part of the early suffragette movement. Printed by Jarrold and Son, Norwich. 16x10cms. View more info

MEMOIR OF THE LAST DAYS OF A DEARLY LOVED & HIGHLY VALUED SISTER

By: Elizabeth Anne

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Doncaster, C.White, Baxter-gate, 1846

Edition: 1st edition


ND c1842. 28pp. 11x7cms. Plain brown wrappers. Lovely condition but a trifle dusty. NO copy recorded in Worldcat or Copac. The last months in the life of a young woman in 1846 as related by her sister 'Elizabeth Anne]. View more info

NEW YEAR'S EVE; or What Can I Do for the Poor

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Charles Gilpin, 5 Bishopsgate Without, 1845

Edition: 1st Edition


31pp. Yellow card covers with attractive marrble paper spine. Sewn binding. Dec. border enclosing the title-page on the front cover. A morality tale depicting the plight of the poor in Victorian England.Rare item. No copy found. View more info

OUR KING

By: Luff, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Stirling, Drummonds Tract Depot, 1902

Edition: 1st Edition


ND c1902. 96pp. Green linen covers. A religious tract. Sold in London by S.W. Partridge & Co. View more info

THE ARABIAN YOUTH A New and True Story

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Thomas Groom, Islington Row, 1847

Edition: 1st edition


ND [1847?] 18pp. Only one second edition found in the WorldCat [BL]. A rare Christain tract bound in green card sewn wrappers and with a small oblong title block pasted to the front cover View more info

THE INFANT SCHOOL; Or, A DIALOGUE BETWEEN MARY AND SUSAN; ON the Duty of Parents

By: Stocks, G,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Uxbridge, pub. by author,, 1841

Edition: second Edition


8pp. An uncut single sheet printed in Uxbridge by H.G. Cosier. Rare booklet folded into octavo with a title-page and no wrapper. Sold at 4/6 per hundred. ONLY ONE COPY ON COPAC [BL;Nat. Lib. Scotland; Oxford Univ.] A rare early education broadsheet. View more info

THE LIFE OF IZAAK WALTON

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, James Burns, 17 Portman Street, 1842

Edition: 1st edition


40pp. Frontis. engraving by Cleghorn and a portrait of Wlton to the title-page. Tailpiece engraving vignette at the end. Green printed wrappers with a vignette engraving to the rear. Titles to the front cover enclosed within a single ruled border with corner decoration. 14x9cms. Extremely rare. No copy traced View more info