Saalfield, No Date. Paperback. 4to. Very good in green illustrated paper wrappers with yellow and purple title to front wrap. Two of the paper dolls and two of the outfit have been removed from their pages but are still present with the book. All other dolls and outfits are still intact on their pages. CHI111170. Very Good in Wraps.
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New York: J.Q. Preble, 1860. Hardcover. Scarce. Includes six stories: Flower Bells, The Mother and Her Child, Little Eva, Fairies of Caldon Low, Gentle Hand, and Early Flowers. Very good in original red cloth with gilt title and decoration to front cover. Some gilt decoration remains on spine, but most has been rubbed away. Minor wear to edges of board, minor rubbing, a few small spots, and small dampstain to bottom of rear board. Occasional spots of foxing to interior, but overall very clean. Ownership inscription to front free endpage. Both hinges are starting with small splits along interiors; although, text block remains firmly attached to boards. Coated endpages and full edges gilt. Slight bow to boards. A sweet little book. 96 pages. 3.125 inches tall x 2.25 inches wide. CHILD/082814. Very Good.
(New York): Ernest Nister, circa 1890. Hardcover. Victorian miniature book. Bound in blue cloth spine with illustrated paper cover. Minor wear to edges and light soiling to boards. Text block was detached from exterior but has been repaired with archival materials. Offsetting to endpages, else clean and bright. Includes 4 chromolithograph illustrations. Unpaginated. [12 pages.] Measures 3.75 inches tall by 3.25 inches wide. CHILD/082914. Very Good-.
New York: Platt & Munk Co., n.d., c.1920-1940. Paperback. Oblong 8vo. Blue and green illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with orange and black title to front wrapper. Minor soiling and edge wear to wrappers. Original color stickers were printed on gummed paper and meant to be cut out and stuck to the illustrations. Gummed pages are lightly stuck to previous wrappers or previous page but could be removed. None of the stickers have been cut out. Children's Literature. CHI210161. Very Good in Wraps.
New York: Charles E. Graham & Co., No date. Paperback. Number 0403 from the Animal Land Series. Color illustrated side stapled linen wraps with red title to front wrap. slight fraying to edges of wraps and pages (which are made of the same material). Small hole punched in top corner of book. Interior is clean and bright with wonderfull full page illustrations in both full color and black and white. 6 pages. Children's Literature. CHI11/3252. Near Fine in Wraps.
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1884. Hardcover. Scarce. Bound in the original mustard yellow cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Dark red floral illustration to spine and frotn cover. Fraying and wear to book cloth along edges, hinges, and spine ends. Lacks front free endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and occasional smudge marks to interior. Illustrated with frontispiece and small illustration on title page. 95 pages. CHILD/052218. Very Good.
London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, n.d. [c. 1895. Frederick James Whishaw ( 1854 – 1934) was a Russian-born British novelist, historian, poet and musician. A popular author of children's fiction at the turn of the 20th century, he published over forty volumes of his work between 1884 and 1914. He was a prolific historical novelist, many of his books being set in Czarist Russia, and his "schoolboy" and adventure serials appeared in many boys' magazines of the era. This historic tale of Boris's adventures include encounters with the Tsar Peter the Great. In a special dark leather binding by Allman & Sons with "Kensington Preparatory School" on the cover - the only indication that this was perhaps a student award book. There are debossed words in reverse on free front endpaper "The Redtowers/Melton/Sussex. Binding is bumped and rubbed and the spine has faded. Marbled edges. Interior pages are very good with seven black and white illustrated plates. Mesures 5 x 7 inches. 376 pages.
Akron: Saalfield Publishing Co., 1903. Bull, Charles Livingston. Hardcover. 4to. Blue cloth backed pink paper covered boards with black title and illustration to front board. Wear to corners and edges of boards. Fraying to spine ends and rubbing to boards. Yellowed remnants of tape to interior of both hinges. A few spots of foxing and occasional smudge marks to interior. Filled with illustrations. Lacks front free end page. Unpaginated. CHILD/041307. Very Good Minus.
New York: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1901. Hardcover. Very good in blue cloth covered boards with orange title to front board and gilt title to spine. Illustration to front board. Minor browning to edges of boards and to spine. Minor bumping to spind ends and corners. Minor browning to pages though text remains clean and bright. 235 pp. Children's Literature. CHI111271. Very Good.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1892. Hardcover. 8vo. FIRST EDITION. SCARCE. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Charming illustation of children to spine and to front board. Large black marking (marker?) to front board; this does not effect title or illustration. Minor fading to spine and chipping to spine ends. Interior is very clean with many illustrations. Rolled spine. 230 pages plus 32 pages of ads. CHILD/031706. Very Good.
Philadelphia, London: Courage Books, (1991). Hardcover. Thin 4to. Unearthly tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Washington Irving, M.R. James, Edith Nesbit, Ambrose Bierce, and others. Very good black illustrated glossy paper covered boards with white title to spine. Offsetting from jacket to endpages, else clean interior. Color illustrations on every page. Very good illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine. Minor wear to edges of jacket and a few scuff marks to rear panel. 56 pages. CHILD/102209. Very good in very good jacket.