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1 Anon
HINTS ON DAILY MEDITATION and Examination for Every Day of the Month with Short PrayersPa210
Binns & Goodwin, Bath 1842 third edition Hard Back Fine 12mo 
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' 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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2 Anon
NEW YEAR'S EVE; or What Can I Do for the PoorPa115
Charles Gilpin, 5 Bishopsgate Without, London 1845 1st Edition paper wrappers V.g. 12mo 
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. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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3 Anon
THE ARABIAN YOUTH A New and True StoryPa166
Thomas Groom, Islington Row, Birmingham 1847 1st edition paper wrappers Fine 12mo 
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 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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4 Anon
THE LIFE OF IZAAK WALTONPa197
James Burns, 17 Portman Street, London 1842 1st edition paper wrappers Fine 12mo 
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 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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5 Anon.
ALLEN WHITE The Country Lad in TownPa226
The Book Society, London 1863 Hard Back Good 12mo 
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. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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6 Anon.
ANECDOTES FOR LITTLE CHILDRENPa110
Brooke and Co., High Street, Doncaster 1st edition paperback Fine 12mo 
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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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7 Anon.
THE PRECIOUS STONES IN THE KING'S HOUSE By the Author of the'Garden In The Wilderness']Pa167
Joseph Masters, London 1854 2nd edition paper wrappers V.g. 18mo 
41pp. 15 cm. Attractive original card covers with a diagonal pattern and the the titles enclosed within a small dec. oblong frame. No inscriptions. A lovely copy of a rare tract. ONly one copy in the WorldCat at the British Library. Some rubbing but near fine. Intersting not in the adver to the last blank page that any profits will be devoted to the'cry for Help from Shoreditch' [East End of London]. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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8 Anon.
THE VILLAGE CHATTERBOX At School and At Home By The Author of 'Aunt Hester and Her Niece Jane'Pa109
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London 1861 1st and only Edition paperback Fine 12mo 
ND [1861] 36pp. Engraved frontis. plate. Original lilac card covers. Pretty decorated borders enclosing the titles. A very rare item. No trace of the other title mentioned and unknown writer. [1 copy only BL 003794056] 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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9 Bunbury, Selina
HUMPTY SAM A Tale of the SeaPa112
The Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Row and 164 Picadilly, London paper wrappers Fine 12mo 
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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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10 Burder, Thomas Harrison
THE PATIENCE OF HOPE Recollections of Elizabeth Casselden Late of Tunbridge Wells;Pa171
The Religious Tract Society; Depository, 56 Paternoster Row and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard, London 1846 re-issue Hard Back V.g. 12mo 
2 tracts bound in one volume. 72pp; 36pp. RECOLLECTIONS ND but c 1846. Orig, quarter calf with marbled boards. From the library at Frickley Hall, Leeds. Two copies only [BL; Nat. Trust] 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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11 Elizabeth Anne
MEMOIR OF THE LAST DAYS OF A DEARLY LOVED & HIGHLY VALUED SISTERPa195
C.White, Baxter-gate, Doncaster 1846 1st edition paper wrappers Fine 24mo 
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]. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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12 F.M.S.
LITTLE AGGIES Fresh Snow Drops and What They Did in One DayPa230
T. Nelson & Sons, London 1864 1st Edition Hard Back V.g. 12mo 
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. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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13 Kelly, Ellinor J.
EWIN LLOYD or How We All Got OnPa220
John Morgan, 10 Paternoster Row, London 1865 1st Edition Hardback V.g. small 8vo 
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 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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14 Luff, William
OUR KINGPa219
Drummonds Tract Depot, Stirling 1902 1st Edition paper wrappers V.g. small 8vo 
ND c1902. 96pp. Green linen covers. A religious tract. Sold in London by S.W. Partridge & Co. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 More, Hannah]
THE SHEPHERD OF SALISBURY PLAIN in Two PartsPa121
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 77 Great Queen Street, London 1840 original edition paper wrappers V.g. 12mo 
64pp. Wood-cut frontis. 2 plates and 1 text vignette. Original pink card wrappers with decorative border enclosing the titles. [faded]. Two parts in one booklet. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 Mortimer, Favell Lee
THE TWO SISTERS No 30 or Martha and MaryPa192
John Hatchard and Son, London 1848 paper wrappers Fine 
8pp. By the author of'Peep of Day' Woodcut engraving to the head of the text. Rear cover has a prayer enclosed with a dec. border. [Favell Lee Mortinmer 1802-1878].Sewn printed paper wrappers. Only 2 copies recorded on WorldCat. 10x7cms. Interesting article on Wikipedia profiling the author. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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17 Murchison, Margaret
ANNIE BAKER OR THE LITTLE PILGRIMPa150
S.W. Partridge, London 1863 1st edition paper wrappers Fine small 8vo 
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]. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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18 Oxenden, Rev. A.
THE REVIVAL or THE CHURCH'S DUTY AT THE PRESENT CRISISPa149
Wertheim Macintosh, and Hunt, London 1859 1st edition paper wrappers V.g. 12mo 
16pp. A rare pamplet responding to the 'Religous Revivals' in the Americas. Oxenden [1808-1892] was later, after studying at Oxford, Bishop of Monreal. 3 copies only on Copac 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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19 Religious Tract
A MEMORIAL OF HANNAH MEEK; MACDONALD Or THE GREAT MISTAKEPa169
The Religious Tract Society; Depository, 56 Paternoster Row and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard, London 1850 re-issue Hard Back V.g. 12mo 
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} 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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20 Sherwood, Mrs
WASTE NOT; WANT NOT and SARAH AND HER MISTRESSPa170
The Religious Tract Society; Depository, 56 Paternoster Row and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard, London 1850 re-issue Hard Back V.g. 12mo 
2 tracts bound in one volume. 72pp; 36pp. WASTE NOT; WANT NOT has 28 wood-cuts and SARAH AND HER MISTRESS no illus. 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] 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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