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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

Passing Thoughts for the Older Pupils

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1853

Seller ID: 018197

Condition: Good


144pp. Original quarter cloth with marbled paper over the boards. Frontispiece engraving. Paper spine label. Quite rare. There are NO copies of this edition listed in university holdings in the OCLC Worldcat. The Library of Congress has a 1997 facsimile reprint which lists Asa Fitz as the author. The leaf for page 9-10 torn horizontally but intact. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Some foxing. Corners bumped. All edges rubbed through. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Mary of Toulouse; the German Cripple; the Eventful Twelve Hours and the Missionary's Father

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018191

Condition: Very Good


95pp. + 1 page ad. Original brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Illustrated. #54 of The Youth's Library series. Some foxing. Corners bumped and rubbed, one corner rubbed through. The head of the spine is chipped. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

A Lazy Cow

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Taiwan, 168 Books: 2015

Seller ID: 021451

Condition: Near Fine


35pp. Illustrated. Chinese language. Original CD-ROM in the front. Heel of the spine gently bumped. 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

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

The Story of Grace Harriett, The Little Sufferer, Who Died in New York, April 15, 1837

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018185

Condition: Good


87pp. + 1 page ad. Original brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Frontispiece engraving. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Foxed. Corners bumped and rubbed through. One signature loose in the text (still hanging on by a binding thread). Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Story of Dataman

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lubbock, Texas Instruments: 1977

Edition: Probable 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 016240

Condition: Very Good


24pp. Illustrated. Contains a number of mathematics puzzles for a calculator. Minor scuffing to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 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

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

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

Jesus and the Woman of Sychar

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1845

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 018167

Condition: Very Good


54pp. Original quarter cloth with marbled paper over the boards. Paper spine label. Frontispiece engraving (woodcut). Quite scarce. OCLC locates only one copy of this edition (and no copies of any other edition) in university holdings. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine label chipped along the edges. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Some insect damage along the back joint (approx. one inch in length). Endpapers and pastedowns toned. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" 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

One Winter Day and Other Stories

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop Co.: 1879

Seller ID: 010323

Condition: Fair


Unpaginated. Original gray cloth decoratively stamped in black, brown and silver. Illustrated, including a couple of silhouette illustrations. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Lacking the end matter. Corners bumped and rubbed through. The heel of the spine is chipped. The front free endpaper and pastedown are dampstained. Hinges cracked. Text smudged. Text block separated from the binding and laid in. Cloth stained. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Village in the Mountains; Conversion of Peter Bayssiere; and History of a Bible

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018190

Condition: Good


107pp. + 3pp. ads. Original brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Illustrated. #57 in The Youth's Library series. One inch split to the cloth in the front joint. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Prelims foxed. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Child's Book on the Lord's Prayer

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Baptist Publication Society:

Seller ID: 014438

Condition: Fair


82pp. + 2pp. ads. Original marbled paper over black cloth. Part of the original paper spine label remains. Frontispiece and engraved title page. No date given, but probably 1840's. The OCLC Worldcat locates only two copies of this title in university holdings with this pagination and estimates the publishing date to be 1852 but includes a question mark after that date. Faint pencil ownership inscriptions on the pastedowns. Hinges cracked. The text is foxed and soiled, but complete. One inch tear in the back joint. All edges rubbed through. Closed tears to the frontispiece and title page. Size:... View more info

The Pick and Shop Marketplace

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 013471

Condition: Very Good


Large pop-up which includes four separate shop fronts (toys, candy, jackets and groceries). Light foxing. Lacking the paper dolls and the booklet. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Raising of Lazarus from the Dead

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018171

Condition: Good


79pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Frontispiece engraving. #62 in The Youth's Library series. One signature loose in the binding. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Some staining to the text. Half of the tissue guard torn away. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info