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Harper's Story Books: A Series of Narratives, dialogues, Biographies, and Tales for the Instruction and Entertainment of the Young

New York: Harper and Brothers, (1854). Hardcover. Thick 12mo. Three different stories bound as one. Includes "Bruno; Or Lessons of Fidelity, Patience, and Self-Denial Taught by a Dog," "Willie and the Mortgage, Showing How Much May Be Accomplished by a Boy," and "The Strait Gate; Or, The Rule of Exclusion from Heaven." Very good in dark green leather backed marbled paper covered boards with leather corners. Gilt title to spine and the number 1. Title on spine reads "Abbott's Stories." Rubbing to boards. Interior hinges cracked. Title page has been hand painted, though not professionally. Drawing and writing to front free end page and paste down. Bottom corner of front free end page is missing. Minor foxing throughout though text and illustrations remain clean and bright. Each story is paginated individually. Children's Literature. CHI608281. Very Good.
[Book #8673]
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The Fabrics of Mulhouse and Alsace, 1750-1800 (Limited to 600 copies). Elisabeth Albrecht-Mathey.

The Fabrics of Mulhouse and Alsace, 1750-1800 (Limited to 600 copies)

Leigh-on-Sea: F. Lewis Publishers, 1968. Hardcover. 4to. Orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Interior is clean and bright and filled with illustrations, 4 of which are in full color. Slight yellowing to edges of pages. Red dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to dust jacket includes fading to spine and a few tiny light spots of soiling to the rear panel. Ltd. Edition, one of 600 copies. A lovely book. Art. ART908291. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
[Book #23141]
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An Old-Fashioned Girl

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1928. Hardcover. 4to. Green cloth boards with color illustrated pastedown to front board. Faded gilt title to spine and black title to front board. Light rubbing to illustration on front board, and small chip to edge. Interior is clean with illustrations. Binding is a little loose, though hinges are not cracked. 342 pp. CHILD/042305. Very Good.
[Book #16004]
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Comic Tragedies. Louisa May Alcott, the "Little Women", "Jo", "Meg"

Comic Tragedies

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1893. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good in original brown cloth boards with black and gilt title to spine and floral decoration to front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards and minor rubbing to boards. Chip to top corner of front free endpage and chipping to corner and edges of rear pastedown. All pages remain bound; however, there are a couple of splits to the binding near the middle. Browning to margins and a few spots of soiling to margins of a few pages. Spine is rolled. Includes frontispiece portraits of Jo and Meg and additional illustration of the theater. 317 pages plus 2 pages of ads to front and 2 pages of ads to rear. CHILD/082614. Very Good.
[Book #27721]
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Bound to Rise or Up the Ladder

New York: New York Book Company, 1909. Hardcover. Vg- in red boards with multi-colored illustration to front board/short 8vo./162 pp./inferior paper just slightly brittle but in better shape than other copies we have seen/two small cracks to front exterior hinge, filled in by professional restorer/servicable copy. Children's Literature. CHI1/4022. Very Good -.
[Book #13294]
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The Young Outlaw, or, Adrift in the Streets

New York: A.L. Burt and Company. Hardcover. Very good in green boards cloth covered boards with red title to front board and silver title to spine. Decoration to front board and to spine. Minor soiling and rubbing to exterior. Previous owner's name glued to the front fee end page. Else is clean and bright. Rear interior hinge is starting. 248 pages. Children's Literature. CHI2/4032. Very Good.
[Book #13336]
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Amalie Rothschild: Drawings

Baltimore: Goucher College, 1968. Hardcover. Thin 4to. SIGNED BY ARTIST, "For Sylvia and Paul, Amalie." Grey cloth backed white and orange illustrated paper covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Author's inscription to half title page. Light toning to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with a tight interior with many illustrations. 77 pages. Modern art. ART/030806. Near Fine.
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The Emperor's New Clothes. Hans Andersen.

The Emperor's New Clothes

Viby J., Denmark: Nordic Paper Industry, No date. Hardcover. 64mo. Small book measuring 3.15" x 2". Very good in orange illustrated boards with black title to front board and to spine. Minor creasing and fading to spine. Light edgewear. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 23 pages. CHILD/063016. Very Good.
[Book #29532]
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The Sand-Hills of Jutland

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Rubbing to boards and edges. Minor foxing throughout. Several minor splits in binding. 267 pages. CHILD/072106. Very Good Minus.
[Book #18136]
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H.C. Andersens Tegninger

Copenhagen: Poul Uttenreitter, Slesvigsk Forlag, 1925. Hardcover. SCARCE. 8vo. Very good in red cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. Spine a bit faded. Closed tear to first title page (may be original wrapper). Previous owner's writing to half title page. Beautiful black and white plates on every page. TEXT IN DANISH. 67 pages. Children's Literature. CHI1/5170. Very Good.
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The Andersen Fairy Book: The Tailes of Hans Andersen. illustrators, Hans Andersen, Forence Choate, Elizabeth Curtis.

The Andersen Fairy Book: The Tailes of Hans Andersen

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1926. Hardcover. 4to. Orange cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Color illustration to front board. Light browning to spine and light rubbing to rear board. Minor bumping to spine ends. Front interior hinge is starting but binding remains tight. Else is clean and bright with lovely illustrations throughout. Illustrated end pages. 416 pages. CHILD/052416. Very Good.
[Book #29351]
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12.

The Realm of Art

University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1967. Hardcover. SCARCE. Very good in yellow boards with light edgewear/8vo./190 pp. Art. ART2/3192. Very Good.
[Book #13053]
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13.

Los Maestros de Oviedo y Avila

Madrid: Instituto Diego Velazquez, del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 1955. Hardcover. 8vo. Very Good hardcover with slightly soiled white dustjacket. Several black and white reproductions. In Spanish. Spanish Art. ART/7192. Very Good / Very Good.
[Book #1539]
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14.

My Brother and I

London: The Religious Tract Society. Hardcover. SCARCE. 12mo. Very good-. Colorful embossed and illustrated grey cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and black title to spine. Rubbing and wear to boards. Minor discoloration to rear board. Minor browning to end pages and to title page. Full colored illustrated frontis. 64 pp. CHILD/6252. Very Good -.
[Book #1133]
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15.

Le Bestiaire ou Cortege D'Orphee

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1977. Hardcover. 4to. Beige cloth covered boards with gitl title to spine. Wear to exterior includes minor browning to spine and one small scuff mark to cloth at rear hinge. Interior is clean and bright with lovely woodcut illustrations throughout. Housed in a light blue slip case with fading to edges. Unpaginated. ART/121509. Very Good +.
[Book #22942]
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APOLLO. A Journal of the Arts for Connoisseurs and Collectors. Volume XVII, Number 101. May 1933

London: The Field Press Limited, 1933. Paperback. Very good in black paper wrappers with turquoise title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of wrappers and chipping to spine ends. A few chips to edges of illustration pasted down on front cover. Roll to spine. Clean interior with many reproductions of art, some are in full color. Oversize. Pages 175 - 232. ART/091015. Very Good.
[Book #28696]
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17.
Hans Hartung. Umbro Apollonio.

Hans Hartung

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1966. Hardcover. Quarto. Olive green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Interior is clean and bright with 202 illustrations, including 79 in full color. Black and white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. The first large-scale survey of Abstract Impressionist painter Hans Hartung's work in the United States. ART ART/9242. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
[Book #2126]
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Native Grace. Prints of the New World. 1590 - 1876

Charlottesville: Thomasson-Grant, 1988. Hardcover. 4to. Introduction by Wendy Shadwell. Dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean, bright interior with tight binding. Filled with full color illustrations by Catlin, Bodmer, McKenney, Audubon, Catesby, De bry, and more. Grey illustrated dust jacket with black and maroon title to spine. There is a one and a half inch closed tear to the front panel of jacket. Creasing to top edge of jacket. 127 pages. ART/082406. Near Fine in Very Good Minus dj.
[Book #18448]
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The Three Bad Ducklings. Ernest A. Aris.

The Three Bad Ducklings

New York: Samuel Gabriel Sons & Company, circa 1900. Hardcover. A cute story about an elfin tailor who rides a bumblebee and helps rescue Bridget Duckling when she is kidnapped by the three bad ducklings. Very good in original tan paper covered boards with red title and color illustration to front cover. Minor wear to spine ends with short split on front hinge. Minor foxing to front cover and a few smudge marks to rear cover. Fading to edges of boards and spine. Occasional spots of foxing to interior with heavier foxing on the endpapers and edges of textblock. Ownership stamp of Fred N. Rowe to front and rear pastedowns and front free endpaper. Includes 4 color illustrations. Unpaginated. CHILD/082316. Very Good.
[Book #29754]
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20.

Poor Shaydullah

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. Hardcover. Very good in grey cloth covered boards with black title to spine and black design to front board. Minor browning to edges of boards and light wear to corners and spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. CHILD/104040. Very Good.
[Book #5877]
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21.

The Treasure Ship: A Book of Prose and Verse

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Hardcover. 4to. Very good in beige cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Minor wear to spine ends and corners. Interior is clean and bright with color illustrations. Children's Literature. CHI310081. Very Good.
[Book #9442]
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22.

Margot Asquith An Autobiography

New York: George H. Doran Co. 1922. Hardcover. Very good in red cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. No dust jacket. Detached frontis. Photo portraits of famous people throughout. Artist Biography. ARTBIO/6182. Very Good.
[Book #1034]
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23.

Islamic Art and Patronage: Treasures From Kuwait

New York: Rizzoli, The Al-Sabah Collection, 1990. Paperback. Vg/oversize wrappers/color illus./311 pp. Art. ASIART511121. Very Good in Wraps.
[Book #10441]
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24.

The Washington Post: Keeping Posted. One Hundred Years of News from the Washington Post

The Washington Post, 1977. Paper Wrappers. Folio. Stiff white paper wrappers with red title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor wear to edges of wrappers. Damp stain to bottom half of front wrapper but does not effect the interior. Clean interior with illustrations. Unpaginated. JOUR/050406. very Good-.
[Book #17780]
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25.

The Tale of Billy Woodchuck

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1916. Smith, Harry L. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Green cloth boards with orange title to spine and front board. Cute little book with Illustrated endpages and several lovely illustrations throughout. Signed by previous owner. 112 pp. plus "a word to parents." CHILD/080905. Very Good.
[Book #16610]
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