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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

St. Nicholas, An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks, Vol. XLII, Part I & II

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020890

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes, complete. 1152pp (continuous pagination). Original decorative red beveled cloth with elaborate black and gilt stamping. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. This set includes four stories that are illustrated by Norman Rockwell, representing some of his earliest work (only two years after his first Boys' Life cover and one year before his first Saturday Evening Post cover). He would have only been 21 years old at the time. There are also three gorgeous full color "fairy" plates by Arthur Rackham. As usual, there is much to delight the collector here: a description of... View more info

The Peep of Day or a Series of the Earliest Religious Instruction the Infant Mind is Capable of Receiving

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 014729

Condition: Very Good


309pp. Original red cloth ornately stamped in black. Illustrated with full color chromolithographed plates. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Two corners bumped. The bottom edge of the front board is also bumped. All edges of the text block foxed. The jacket is soiled and has several small closed tears at the edges and one larger tear to the bottom edge of the front panel. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" 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 C.H. de Lugo. In addition to the Jackson signature, the poem by Arthur E. Stahlschmidt ("The Song of the Deep") is si... 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

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

Illustrated Seamen's Narratives

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018209

Condition: Good


284pp. Original red cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Illustrated. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Faint white stain to the head of the spine and the adjoining area on the front board. Occasional foxing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Spelling Book of the English Language, for the Acquisition of Correct Orthography and Pronunciation, for the Use of Those Who are Learning English

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Kreuzeburg & Nurre: 1859

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023202

Condition: Fair


144pp. Reprint (original in 1853). Original printed blue paper over brown cloth. The introductory material is printed in German and English. Rare. OCLC Worldcat locates only one copy of the 1860 edition in institutional holdings. There are NO copies of this 1859 edition listed there. The publisher printed Roman Catholic books based on the advertisement on the back board. Pencil scribbling to page 63 and the back pastedown. Hinges cracked. Pencil ownership inscriptions to both sides of the front free endpaper. Edges rubbed through, corners bumped. Joints starting. Occasional staini... View more info

Have a Sweet Easter!

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020496

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (12pp.). Board book. Illustrated. Some staining to the boards. Extremities rubbed. View more info

Thomas the Tank Engine; Colors Board Book

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 021543

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (10pp.). Scribbling (ink) to one image. Soil to the back cover. Full number row on the back board, descending from 10 to 1. View more info

The Epic of America

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021936

Condition: Good


433pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with woodcut headpieces for each chapter. This work was an international best seller and listed in Life Magazine's 100 outstanding books of 1924-1944. Adams also won the Pulitzer for the first volume of his important history of New England. Front board foxed. Faint stain to the heel of the spine. Corners bumped. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. The jacket is in pieces and chipped at the edges, but housed in mylar. View more info

Friendship's Jewel: A Gift of Remembrance

By: Adams, John Stowell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, J. Buffum: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023364

Condition: Very Good


96pp. 1st Edition. Original decorative red cloth, stamped elaborately in gilt, all edges gilt. The cloth is quite bright and clean. Foxing. No inscriptions. Mouse nibbling to the top edge of the text block effecting the last half of the text, and the top margin. Some mouse nibbling just under the top edge of the back board. View more info

An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023604

Condition: Very Good


371pp. Frontispiece. Original brown cloth stamped in black and gilt. Scuffing to the spine and the front board. Bottom corners bumped. View more info

Bound to Rise

By: Alger Jr,, Horatio

Price: $6.00

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

Seller ID: 010792

Condition: Good


247pp. + 7pp. ads. Corners bumped and rubbed through. The head of the spine has a one and a half inch pull tear. Back board heavily foxed. Text browned. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Work and Win or a Hard Earned Reward

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman Publishing Co.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021879

Condition: Good


189pp. Reprint. Original cloth, three-toned bluish gray and yellow with lettering stamped in an art nouveau style black font, split by a 2-D perspective staircase shaded in orange. Spine in red with no lettering on the spine. #803 (series number) near the heel of the joint on the back board. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Corners rubbed, bottom corners rubbed through. Boards moderately soiled. In my years collecting and selling Alger I have rarely seen the Whitman editions, and have never seen one in this particular binding style. View more info

Darksaber

By: Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1995

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008110

Condition: Very Good


399pp. Some scuffing to the front board. Top corners bumped. The laminate on the jacket is bubbling. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Frank Farleigh; or, Scenes from the Live of a Private Pupil

By: Anonymous (Smedley, Frances Edward)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, A. Hall, Virtue & Co.: 1850

Edition: First Edition, Second Issue.

Seller ID: 016585

Condition: Good


2pp. ads + 496pp. Original green cloth elaborately stamped in gilt. Illustrated with the delightful illustrations of Cruikshank. Author's first book (this having first appeared in serial form from 1846-48 in Sharpe's London Magazine). This is the first appearance in book form, albeit a second issue (date on title page lacking, although the London, Feb. 1850 appears on page vii of the preface). Hinges cracked and reglued (not by this bookseller; they are a bit sloppy). Front hinge reinforced with binding tape. Back joint split but the board is still intact. Ownership notation in pencil indicati... View more info

The First Three Books of Homer's Iliad, According to the Ordinary Text and Also with the Restoration of the Digamma, to Which Are Appended English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, A Metrical Index and Homeric Glossary

By: Anthon, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1845

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006771

Condition: Very Good


599pp. Frontispiece of Homer. Bound in full calfskin, red leather spine label stamped in gilt lettering, all edges marbled. Uncommon in an early edition (copyright page is 1844). Ownership inscription of Edwin E. Bronk of Coxsackie, NY on the front free endpaper. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. The leather is darkened at the bottom corner of the front board. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Aunt Phroney's Boy (in) St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks, Vol. XL. Part I & II-November 1912 to October 1913 (Two Volumes)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020889

Condition: Very Good


1152pp. (continuous pagination). 1st Appearance of this short story (page 104-112), which is illustrated by George Avison. Original decorative red cloth, beveled edges, elaborately stamped in gilt and black. Pictorial endpapers. This bound volume of this children's monthly has much to delight the childrens book collector. Includes four Brownie poems with illustrations by Palmer Cox, The Nursery Rhymes of Mother Goose, (9 full page plates, six in color, illustrated by Arthur Rackham). "What Woodrow Wilson Did for American Football" by Parke H. Davis (hopefully more than he did for ... View more info

Christmas Lullabies

By: Baxter, Nicola

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Sandy Creek: 2009

Seller ID: 015618

Condition: Near Fine


12pp. Board book. The original CD is in the pocket in the front. Illustrated. One corner bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info