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Americana Esoterica

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.p., Macy-Masius Publishers: 1927

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 791

Condition: Very Good


299pp. Limited to 3,000 numbered copies, this being #130. Original maroon buckram cloth, paper label on the front cover, spine title stamped in gilt, fine pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated with decorations by Rockwell Kent. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Spine lettering dulled, corners bumped, ownership inscription on the front pastedown partially erased. Small bookseller's ticket on the back pastedown. Lacking the original slipcase. Size: 8vo - over 7¾&#... View more info

Links of Memory

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Cupples & Leon:

Seller ID: 1511

Condition: Very Good


13pp. Illustrated and printed by chromolithography. A collection of short lines from poetry beautfully illustrated. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Binding spotted. 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 e... View more info

The Travels of Marco Polo

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Orion Press:

Seller ID: 3388

Condition: Near Fine


356pp. Map endpapers. Illustrated with 25 gorgeous color plates from a 14th century manuscript in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris (Codex 2810). One corner gently bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Chinese Love Lyrics

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003568

Condition: Near Fine


62pp. Illustrated. Only traces of wear. A beautiful copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Wisdom of Confucius

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003573

Condition: Near Fine


61pp. Illustrated. Top corners bumped. The jacket is price clipped and has one tiny closed tear to the top edge of the front panel. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Jade Flute: Chinese Poems in Prose

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003574

Condition: Near Fine


61pp. Illustrated. Top corners bumped. The jacket has a small closed tear to the top edge of the front panel. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Russian Proverbs: Newly Translated

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003577

Condition: Very Good


61pp. Illustrated. Gift inscription on the verso of the front free endpaper. Stain in the lower corner affecting five leaves of the text block. The jacket has two closed tears along the top edge. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Rowdy Rhymes and Bibulous Ballads Gathered from Many Gay Minstrels

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003582

Condition: Fine


61pp. Illustrated. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Ten Commandments

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Gramercy Books: 1993

Seller ID: 005255

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated (23pp.). Beautiful color illumination by Szyk. With commentary by Rev. Clarence E. Macartney. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Cherry-Blossoms Japanese Haiku Series III

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Seller ID: 006611

Condition: Fine


61pp Light rubbing on the bottom of the book. Dust jacket has one closed tear along top edge. Small chipped area along top of spine. No marks inside. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates:

Seller ID: 008256

Condition: Very Good


283pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Pencil ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. The binding is quite bright and clean. Great satire. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Fair Thoughts and Happy Hours Attend on You: A Shakespeare Calendar for 1906

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: 1906

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009073

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (20pp.). Original cream colored boards decoratively stamped in red, blue and gilt. Boards soiled and stained. The text is clean and bright. Nice color chromolithography with an illuminated style. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Pleiades Club Year Book 1918-19

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Pleiades Club: 1919

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009129

Condition: Very Good


138pp. Original maroon cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with plates by Herb Roth, E.H. Miner, Dan Smith, George Burroughs Torrey, Samuel Cahan, Harry Stoner, C.W. Kahles, Will Simmons, Ben Kutcher, Lee Conrey, C.F. Peters, Jo Lemon, S. Wendell Mitchell, H. Gurnee, Mildred Gatlin, Archie Gunn, Ann Brockman, F.W. Read, Gordon Ross, Edward F. Foley (photographic plate). Alfred Jackson (signed by the artist boldly across the bottom of the illustration), and ... View more info

Caricature: Wit and Humor of a Nation in Picture, Song and Story

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Leslie-Judge Co.:

Seller ID: 009142

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Original green cloth with lettering stamped in white on the front board, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges stained green as issued. Illustrated. Front hinge cracked. Lettering on the front board mostly flaked. Soiled binding. Corners bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Harper's Monthly Magazine, Volume CVI, December 1907 to May 1908

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros,.: 1908

Seller ID: 009212

Condition: Very Good


972pp. Bound in contemporary half leather over pebbled boards, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Bound by the Ward Brothers of Jacksonville, Illinois (their binding ticket on the front pastedown. Illustrated, including some in color by Howard Pyle and Elizabeth Shippen Green. The usual short stories, essays and poems. Notable for its two part serial, "Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven" by Mark Twain. Also William H. Pickering's "Different Expla... View more info

Harper's Monthly Magazine, Vol. CXX, December 1909 to May 1910

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros,.: 1910

Seller ID: 009213

Condition: Very Good


972pp. Contemporary half leather over pebbled boards with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Bound by Ward Brothers of Jacksonville, Illinois (their binders ticket on the front pastedown). Illustrated with many plates in color by N.C. Wyeth, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and Frank E. Schoonover. Typical literature, essays and poetry. Of special interest are the following articles: "Some Reminiscences of Charles Darwin" by James Bryce, an account of Col. Henry H. Young w... View more info

Peterson's Magazine 1875

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Illman Brothers: 1875

Seller ID: 010101

Condition: Very Good


447pp. + 440pp. Illustrated. Original maroon pebbled cloth in half leather which has five faux raised bands on the spine and gilt stamping to the same. Blue endpapers. Loaded with black and white illustrations, especially fashion engravings. No hand colored plates present; they must have been removed. Front hinge cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" 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... View more info