Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Very good in original brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Most of cloth covering spine is missing, though title remains intact. Wear to corners. A few small ink stains and a few spots of foxing to interior, else clean. Tight binding despite missing cloth to spine. 288 pages plus 4 pages of ads tipped into front. LIT/080808. Very Good.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company; The Riverside Press, 1900. Hardcover. 258 of 500 copies of the Autograph Edition, signed in the first volume by the author's daughter, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, who provided the introduction, and by the publisher. FRONTISPIECE OF EACH VOLUME IS SIGNED BY THAT VOLUME'S ILLUSTRATOR. This beautiful and important set is illustrated by some of the foremost illustrators from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They include several of the artists of the Brandywine School such as Howard Pyle, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Frank Schoonover and Anna Whelan Betts. Other illustrators include the famed American impressionist artist, Child Hassam. The volumes are signed as follows: Anna Whelan Betts (Volume I); Emlen McConnell (II); Sarah S. Stilwell (III); Jessie Wilcox Smith (IV); Mary Lewis Ayer (V); Eric Pape (VI); Maud Cowles (VII); B. West Clinedinst (VIII); Alice Barber Stephens (IX and X); E.C. Peixotto (XI); Frank T. Merrill (XII); Howard Pyle (XIII); A.I. Keller) (XIV); Frederick McCormick (XV); F.C. Yohn(XVI); Albert Herter (XVII); Harry Fenn (XVIII); Childe Hassam (XIX); Edmunc H. Garrett (XX); Jules Guerin (XXI); and Ross Turner (XXII). Beautifully bound in publisher's deluxe binding of three quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, and gilt decorated spine with titles and floral ornaments betweeen raised bands. Marbled end pages, t.e.g.. In fine condition. LIT/072310 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Fine.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. Hardcover. First Edition, First State. One page of advertisements at rear. Very Good Minus. Minor repairs have been done to exterior hinges. Ex-library, with stamps to half-title and verso of front flyleaf. Rubbing to corners. Binding solid and tight. Text is clean and bright. 398 pages. Literature. LIT1/05021. Very Good -.
Philadelphia: David McKay. Hardcover. 8vo. Boards detached but present, all else Very good in 3/4 leather bound orange/brown marbled boards w/little scuffing. Some cracking to spine leather. Gilt stamping, title very bright. Gilt top edge. Interior pristine, binding tight. 327 pages. Good candidate for rebinding. Children's Literature. CHIL/3073. Good +.
New York: George H Doran Company, circa 1922. Hardcover. First American Edition. Lacks one of the twenty-four full page illustrations. Some of the full page illustrations are printed in full color and tipped in, some are printed in multiple colors, and one is black and white. Includes several vignette drawings in black and white as well. Bound in orange / red cloth with gilt title to spine and front cover. Gilt decoration to front cover beneath title. Darkening to all gilt. Bottom corner of front board is dampstained and discolored. The bottom corners of the first few pages have a slight dampstain as well. Illustrated endpapers. A few light smudge marks to margins of several pages, but clean and bright overall. 207 pages. CHILD/122817. Very Good.