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1.   Shaw, Flora L. ( Louisa), [Lugard, Flora Louisa Shaw, lady,] 1852-1929.
Hector : A Story / by Flora L. Shaw.
 
Publisher: Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1881.
340, [4] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm. Publisher's advertisements precede and follow text. Flora Shaw published five well regarded novels between 1878 and 1886, after which she devoted herself to journalism. In 1902, age 50, she married the colonial administrator, Sir Frederick Lugard, who was Governor of Hong Kong (19071912) and Governor-General of Nigeria (19141919). While they lived in Hong Kong she helped her husband to establish the University of Hong Kong and she proposed the name Nigeria. Stock# 102,503. Vgbound in publisher's embossed red cloth, spine darkened.

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2.   May, Sophie, [pseud. of Rebecca Sophia Clarke] 1833-1906.
Little Prudy's Sister Susy / by Sophie May.
 
Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, c1892.
189 p. : illus. ; 16 cm. First published 1864. Little Prudy Series. It was reported in 1892 that "before the advent of Prudy and her friends, children's books were wearisome, dull and priggish to an extent that the younger generations of today can scarcely realize." Sophie May was once called "the Dickens of the nursery" for her aim at writing books for children as young as six years old. Stock# 39,168. Good, soiled, 1907 gift inscription.

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3.   Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, ed.
The Blue True Story Book, ed. by Andrew Lang (adapted for school use) with 22 illustrations by H.J. Ford, Lucien Davis,
 
Publisher: London [etc.] Longmans, Green, and Co., 1923.
vi p., 1 l., 151 p. incl. front., illus. 19 cm. Title continues: "L. Speed, and L. Bogle. New impression." Series: Longmans' Supplementary Readers. Six stories divided into 43 chapters, the longest being of Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico. First printed, July, 1896. Stock# 102,193.

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4.   Seeley, E. L. (Emma Louisa)
Belt and Spur : Stories of the Knights of the Middle Ages from the Old Chronicles / [Emma Louisa Seeley]
 
Publisher: New York : Scribner and Welford, 1883.
xii, 298 p., [16] leaves of color plates, illus., 19.5 cm. Preface signed (p.xii) E.L.S. Front cover has very nice red and gold Mounted Knight with "Stories of the Old Knights" in gold. Stories of battles & tournaments drawn from old chronicles. Stock# 41,768. Vg, even the spine is clean and crisp.

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5.   Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956.
Once On A Time, by A. A. Milne. Decorated by Charles Robinson.
 
Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's sons, c1922.
xiv, 358 p. illus. 20 cm. "Second impression." "A fairy story for grown ups."--Introd. Milne's first book, written in 1915 and first published in 1917. Stock# 44,189. Vg / no dj.

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6.   Bannerman, Helen] 1864-1946.
The Story of Little Black Sambo. With Twenty-Seven Illustrations.
 
Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk, n.d. [1930's?]
62, [2] p., 14 x 11 cm. When I was small enough to read about Black Sambo I thought he was neat, tricking those tigers and winding up with all that butter and the pancakes. It was only when I got older that I realized that Sambo wasn't connected to Sam and that the story of a black boy in India would have offended. I still think he was neat. Bound in red cloth with picture of Sambo in orange coat with green umbrella on front cover. Stock#26598. Vg / illustrated boards.

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7.   Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
Morning-Glories, and Other Stories
 
Publisher: NY, G. W. Carleton, Publishers; London, S. Low, Son, MCCCLXXV [1875, c1867]
iii, [4]-195, [7] p., front., [3] leaves of plates, illus.; 17 cm. Contents: A Christmas Song; Morning-glories; The Rose Family; Shadow-children; Poppy's Pranks; What the Swallows Did; Little Gulliver; The Whale's Story; Goldfin and Silvertail; A Strange Island; Peep! Peep! Peep!; Fancy's Friend; The Nautilus; Fairy Fire-fly. "G.W. Carlton & Co. New Books and new Editions" 1875, [7] p. at end. Includes poetry. The 1868, Boston, Horace B. Fuller, first edition is BAL 153. After the success of Little Women (published at the end of 1868) there was interest in Alcott's other writings. Good+, green cloth binding stamped in gold & blind with gilt vignette of three juveniles, rubbed. Stock#102504.

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8.   Andersen, Hans Christian, 1805-1875
Stories from Hans Andersen with illustrations by Edmund Dulac
 
Publisher: NY, George H. Doran [1923]
xii p., 1 leaf, 15-250 p. incl. mounted color frontispiece, 15 mounted color plates; 23.5 cm. Illustrations are not all like those in the Hodder edition of 1911. Seven of Andersen's Danish fairy tales translated into English and illustrated with 16 plates by Edmund Dulac,1882-1953. Good well-read copy with smudges on some pages. Stock#44188.

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9.   Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. With engravings
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Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers, 1854
viii, [5], 14-318, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates, illus., maps; 17 cm. Series: Abbotts Histories; series title on spine. Added chromolithograph title-page signed by Thomas S. Sinclair. Wood-engravings signed by Edward Field, William Roberts, and Bobbett & Edmonds. First published 1851. Bound in red cloth with embossed boards and gold tooling; corners rubbed; good+. Stock#OB806.

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