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A Primer for the Use of Sunday Schools, Prepared for the General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union:

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 825

Condition: Good


36pp. Ca. 1840's. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. Includes woodcuts of St. Paul's Chapel (NY), St. Thomas' Church (NY), and St. Andrew's Church (Harlem). A good example, with alphabets, many small woodcuts, etc. From lesson 1: "Do not sin, for God can see you if you do: and if you sin, you can not go to God. All who sin are bad men; for God has bid us to do no sin.O let me not die in my sin." The wraps are tattered at the spine. Light overall soil. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

A Dialogue Between Christ, a Youth and the Devil

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1846

Edition: Probable 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1677

Condition: Good


35pp. Illustrated with delightful woodcuts in text, including a great one of a kid falling headfirst out of an apple tree amongst a crowd of his friends who are leading him astray. Ah, the problems of 19th century youth--I'd trade them any day for kids hooked on meth. Corners bumped. Extremities rubbed through. Foxed. Ownership inscription on the front pastedown. Two leaves torn at the corner with no loss to the printed text. Size: 16mo View more info

The Youth's Companion November 22, 1894

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Perry Mason & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 1714

Condition: Very Good


Pagination runs 563-572. Pictorial wraps with a great ad for Hornby's Oatmeal on the back cover. Illustrated. Loaded with great ads. Articles include "Lafe Johnson's Jump" by L.J. Bates, "Polly" by Anna Fuller, "Dolly" by J.L. Harbour, "No Man's Land Adventure" by Norman West (the story of camping in the elbow of Cape Cod), "Shakespeare the Boy" by W.J. Rolfe and The Lord Mayor of London" by Henry W. Lucy. Folded across the middle. The fold is separated at the back cover (about 3 inches). Some creasing. Scarce as an individual issue in the original w... View more info

Episodes of Personal Adventure in Field Flood and Forest

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: 1880

Seller ID: 2005

Condition: Good


256pp Illustrated frontispiece & title page. Yellow front free endpaper is missing. Some foxing to the text. Front cover rubbed through on all extremities. Bottom of spine is split in the cloth itself, doesn't extend to text. 5cm. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Old Mother Hubbard

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, McLoughlin Bros.:

Seller ID: 2549

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginted (10pp.). From the "Aunt Friendly's Colored Picture Books" series. Therefore, this was printed in the 1870's based on the McLoughlin catalogs I have seen online. Six chromolithographed illustrations. Creased. Faint pencil doodles on the front cover. Foxing. This one is quite scarce. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Amusing Alphabet

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, McLoughlin Bros.:

Seller ID: 2550

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. 7pp., not counting the title page. No date, but based on the McLoughlin Bros. catalogs I have seen online, and the printing style, this was made in the 1860's. The title is misprinted "Amusing Aplhabet" on the front cover. Each page contains a woodblock print illustration which is hand colored. Great Civil War era piece with a military motif for the page containing E-H. E is an ensign, F is a fort and flag and the corresponding illustration depicts each. From the Dame Wonder's Series. Creased. A couple of small closed tears to the wraps. Foxed. Small pencil ownership inscr... View more info

Lectures Pour Les Enfans, Ou Choix De Petits Contes Egalement Propres a Les Amuser & De Leur Faire Aimer La Vertu, Tome Quatrieme

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Geneve, Chez Isac Bardin: 1780

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 2551

Condition: Good


235pp. Ownership inscription on the verso of the front wrap. Some other notations on the recto of both the front and back wraps. The backstrip of the wraps is lmost completely worn away (insect damage?). Wraps creased at the corners. Corners of the text block dog eared. Volume 4 only. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

American Girl Go For It! Be Your Best Series

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Middleton, WI, American Girl: 2008

Seller ID: 3053

Condition: Good


64pp. Color illustrations throughout. Corners bumped and bottom front corner is peeled back slightly. Bottom of spine heavily rubbed. Crayon scribbles and a tiny stain on inside front cover. Cards removed from the back of the book. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Was It Worth It? A Collection of International Cartoons About Columbus and His Trip to America

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: North Wales, PA, Witty World Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 3067

Condition: Very Good


109pp + 2 pgs ads. Corners of front cover crease at tip. No marks, no other flaws, binding tight. Mostly black and white cartoons, several in color. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Tchaikovsky 1840-1893

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Tiger Books International: 1995

Seller ID: 3340

Condition: As New


78pp. No marks, no flaws. Binding tight. As new condition. Nicely illustrated. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall View more info

Blessings of a Mother's Love

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Zondervan: 1999

Seller ID: 3446

Condition: As New


unpaginated, personalize with your own photograph. Gold bookmark sewn into binding. no marks, no flaws. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

Arabian Nights and Other Stories

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company:

Seller ID: 003774

Condition: Good


Unpaginated [58pp]. No. 135 Fairy Favorite Series Heavily rubbed along all edges, corners rubbed through. Pages yellow with age & beginnign to get brittle. Nicely illustrated in black and white inside. Bottom inch of Title page has been torn out. Front cover illustrated in color. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Wee Wisdom: A Magazine for Boys and Girls, November 1939, Volume XLV, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Unity School of Christianity: 1939

Seller ID: 003814

Condition: Very Good


34pp. Illustrated. Includes an unused "Peter and Polly Allen" paper doll sheet. Some great illustrations including a football motif on the front cover, a cowboy illustration on the first page and a Santa Claus motif on the back cover. The back cover is soiled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Pinocchio

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 004521

Condition: Good


24pp Brightly illustrated throughout. A few stray crayon marks - Covers show bumping, rubbing and scuffing. "Fun to Read Fairy Tales" series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Dear God, .and you Can Give Those. Chicken Pox Back to the chickens'

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Goodlettsville, TN, Flying Frog: 2003

Seller ID: 005194

Condition: Good


8 boards including covers. Cute line drawing illustrations throughout. Reproductions of letters from Kids to God. Sticker residue on front cover. Cover also scuffed. No marks inside. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Story of Christmas

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman: 1965

Seller ID: 005392

Condition: Good


Unpaginated [26dpp]. Corners bumped. Stapled binding is rusting. Sticker residue on front cover. Owner's name in ink on inside front cover. Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall View more info

Did You Know That? Spin-A-Quiz

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Publishing: 1994

Seller ID: 006120

Condition: Very Good


15pp. Bright primary colors throughout. No marks inside. Old sticker on front cover. Spinner is intact and works. Directions are on page 14 and Answers are on page 15. Corners rubbed. Some scuffing to covers. A book and a game all in one. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Louise: Or, the Beauty of Integrity. A Story for the Young. To Which are Added The Mother's Grave and No Place Like Home

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Co.: 1851

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 009053

Condition: Very Good


105pp. + 6pp. ads. Printed paper over red cloth which is decoratively stamped in gilt on the backstrip. Patterned endpapers. Quite scarce. The OCLC locates only three copies of this edition in university holdings. Corners bumped, most of the bottom edge and corners rubbed through. Gift inscription on one of the blanks in the prelims. Foxed. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall View more info

Peter Rabbit, Little Red Hen and Owl and Pussy Cat

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Newark, Charles E. Graham:

Seller ID: 010231

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (2pp. prelims including title page + 38pp.). Original laid paper over green cloth (resulting in a quarter bound cloth). Color pictorial pasteon on the front board. Illustrated with 16 full page color plates, profusely illustrated in text. Pictorial endpapers. The illustrations are drawn after Beatrix Potter, but they are not hers since The Tale of Peter Rabbit was pirated in America. The first pirated edition appeared in 1904. Dating this one is difficult but we estimate that this was printed in the 1920's based on the listing in OCLC WorldCat (which lists only two copies in instit... View more info

The Children's Delight Picture Book

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited:

Seller ID: 010239

Condition: Very Good


136pp. Illustrated with three color plates and many illustrations throughout, in text. Gorgeous pictorial boards with two sisters eating cherries, stamped in green, whiite, red, pink, brown, black and gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Ca. 1900. Corners rubbed through. Gift inscription on the verso of the frontispiece. Still a very clean copy Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info