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Recent Discoveries

"Chatterbox Annuals"
A remarkable collection of forty bound editions of the children's Chatterbox Annual. Three are shown above. Volume Number 1 is present together with twenty-seven for which we have established publication dates. Thirteen are currently unassigned by year. From our researches it appears this series started in 1866 as a weekly, and finished in 1948. "
Annuals" are thus bound up volumes of the "Weeklies" produced by the Founder and First Editor : J. Erskine Clarke. The series was published for the propietors by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. In our case, we suspect this is a complete run of the first forty years of publication. There appears to be no "reference set" online, showing cover image against year of publication. If anyone can direct us to this we would be most grateful. The best source we have found to date is in Copac. 

"Marigold Garden"
Kate Greenaway
Sixty delightful pages all original.
Printed in colours by E. Evans.
A few prelims very slightly foxed. Spine strenghened.
1885 First Edition offered at £35.00

"The Complete Kate Greenaway Bibliography here Arranged Alphabetically".
A Apple Pie
, Routledge, 1886
Almanacs for 1883-1927
April Baby's Book of Tunes, by Mary Russell, Macmillan, 1882
Around the House, Worthington, 1900
Aunt Louisa's, Warne, 1871
Birthday Book for Children, Routedge, 1880
Dame Wiggins of Lee, edited by John Ruskin, George Allen, 1885
Day in a Child's Life, by Myles B. Foster, Routledge, 1881
Diamonds and Toads, Warne, 1869
The English Spelling Book, Routledge, 1885
Fairy Gifts, by Kathleen Knox, Dutton, 1874
Heir of Redclyffe, by Charotte Yonge, Macmillan, 1881
Kate Greenaway's Alphabet, Routledge, 1885
Kate Greenaway's Book of Games, Routledge, 1889
Language of Flowers, Routledge, 1884
Little Ann and Other Poems, by Jane and Ann Taylor, Routledge, 1883
Little Folks, Cassell, 1877
Madame D'Aulnoy's Fairy Tales, Gall and Inglis, 1871
Marigold Garden, Routledge, 1885
Mother Goose, Routledge, 1881
Pied Piper of Hamlin, by Robert Browning, Routledge, 1888
Queen of Pirate Isle, by Bret Harte, Chatto Windus, 1875
Queen Victoria's Jubilee Garland, Routledge, 1887
Rhymes for the Young Folks, by William Allingham, Cassell, 1887
Under the Window, Routledge, 1877
The Birthday Book, 1880

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