Abbey Antiquarian Books[Abbey Logo]

119 Northwick Business Centre
Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh
Glos. GL56 9RF, UK

tel:  +44 1386 701133     e-mail:

Browse Books by Catalogue:
1. Antiquarian (before 1700)
2. Antiquarian (1700-1900)
3. Children's Books (before 1900)
4. Children's Books (after 1900)
5. Pop-ups and Movables
6. Paper Dolls
7. Bewick and Woodengraving
8. Fable and Emblem Books
9. Art and Collecting
10. Biography
11. Classics (Greek/Latin)
12. Cookery
13. Crime Fiction
14. English Topography
15. Fiction
16. History
17. Medical
18. Military
19. Natural History
20. Poetry
21. Religion
22. Royalty
23. Science and Technology
24. Sport
25. Travel
26. Foreign Language Books.

Catalogue of Children's Books before 1900)

Order this Book:  click here to make your purchase through our secure server now.

In our Catalogue this is Booknumber J69135

Author Smith,W. Percy (illustrated by Paul Hardy)
Title PEACOCKS or What Little Hands Can Do
PlacePub London
Publisher Blackie
Date 1899 by prize inscription & British Library)
Illustrations Plates (2) by Paul Hardy.
Description Octavo blue art nouveau cloth gilt titles (tips rubbed) 176pp +32p pictorial publisher's catalogue including long G.A. Henty list + other similar boy's adventure writers (Collingwood, Ascott Hope, Manville Fenn etc.) Honoris Causa Presentation inscription to Willie Brumby Xmas '99 on Front end paper. *Three Children who have to be sent away due to smallpox epidemic go to a farm where they endeavour to earn some money to help their brother. After difficulties there is success and they learn to work together. WITH THE VERY RARE onion skin advert flier for the the book giving a summary laid in.
Booknumber J69135
Price Price: GBP 10.00 or USD 14.00
Picture [No Picture Available]

Send us an enquiry about this Book:                     Visa MC

Order this Book:  click here to make your purchase through our secure server now.

Thank you for visiting

John and Anne Adye