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Timothy's Quest, A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, Who Cares to Read It

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1892

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021866

Condition: Very Good


201pp. Early Reprint ("25th Thousand" on the copyright page). Original red cloth over black cloth, lettering and decorations stamped in black, gilt and blind. The story is of two orphaned siblings and their attempts to find a home and deal with life's difficulties. Sort of a cross between a Horatio Alger title and A Series of Unfortunate Events. Made into a silent film of the same name, produced by Dirigo Films in 1922, directed by Sidney Olcott (Ben Hur among many others) and starring Joseph Depew. Spine ends rubbed but not rubbed through. Ownership and gift inscriptions to the... View more info

New Chronicles of Rebecca

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1907

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010558

Condition: Good


278pp. + 4pp. ads. Original green cloth stamped in dark green and mauve with a color pictorial pasteon on the front board. Illustrated. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Boards dampstained as is the jacket. The text block is likewise dampstained throughout, effecting the top margin and not effecting the printed text. The jacket is edgeworn and heavily torn at the spine ends, with a large open tear to the top edge of the back panel and some pink stain to the same and light blue stain to the front panel. In spite of the condition flaws, it is still hard to find this title in an e... View more info

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 021593

Condition: Very Good


327pp. 1st Edition, 2nd Printing (October 1903, appropriate text on pages 325:9 & 327:13 and type at base of spine 1 8 inch tall). Original dark green cloth with a pastoral scene and a house scene inset, stamped in light green, blue, pink and white. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine ends worn, with a small (1 4 inch) pull tear to the head. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown has offsetting to the front free endpaper; another inscription to the latter. View more info

New Chronicles of Rebecca

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin: 1907

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009056

Condition: Very Good


278pp. + 1pp. ad. Original brown cloth decoratively stamped in white with a b+w portrait inset into the decoration. Corners very gently bumped. Small pull tear to the head of the spine. Ownership ink stamp on the front free endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Story of Patsy

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1897

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009204

Condition: Very Good


68pp. Illustrated. Soiled. Spine lettering almost completely dulled. Occasional smudging in the margins. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

New Chronicles of Rebecca

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021054

Condition: Good


278pp. + 1 page advert. 1st Edition. Original dark green cloth with lettering and decoration stamped in light green, b+w pictorial inset to the front board. Illustrated by F.C. Yohn. Usually seen in brown cloth (which we also have in stock), this green cloth state is a little less common (no priority known). The sequel to Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. Bookseller's ticket to the back pastedown. Front joint starting at the heel. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Light foxing to the endpapers. A few instances of pencil marginalia (light)... View more info

New Chronicles of Rebecca

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1907

Seller ID: 019691

Condition: Very Good


278pp. + 4pp. ads. Original light green cloth with color pictorial pasteon to the front board. Illustrated. Corners bumped. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. View more info

The Arabian Nights: Their Best-Known Tales

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas & Nora A. Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1941

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 808

Condition: Good


339pp. + 1pp. ad. Reprint. Original black cloth, large color pictorial pasteon on the front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Hinges cracked. Ownership ink stamps across the bottom edge of the text block and on the front free endpaper. Gift inscriptions on the same. Corners bumped, one corner rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info