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London: Macmillan and Co., 1864. Hardcover. This lovely book is the second edition of Charles Kingsley's famous children's classic that was beloved for decades in Victorian England. Kingsley (1819-1875) was an English priest, professor, social reformer, novelist, and poet. J. Noel Paton was a well-known Scottish artist and illustrator. Nicely bound in three quarter black leather with five raised spine bands with leather title lable. Red marbled paper covers with the same paper used for the pastedowns and free endpapers. Light bumping and a few slight abrasions to rear cover. Interior is generally clean and bright, with light aging to paper margins and a bit of foxing to the illustrations. Gift inscription dataed 1866 on half-title. Very good condition. Measures 5 x 7.5 inches. 378 pages plus two pages of publisher advertisements. CHILD/112320. Very Good.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1996. Hardcover. A story about possibilities featuring a young boy that finds stories and life in random objects, people, and places. He even finds inspiration from a coal scuttle. Tom Miller is a nationally acclaimed African American from Baltimore and is best known for his painted furniture, sculptures, prints, and paintings. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration to front cover. In yellow illustrated jacket with red title to spine panel. Light wear to edges of jacket, else fine. Bright, colorful interior with illustrations on every page. Unpaginated. CHILD/111920. Fine / Near Fine.
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2000. Signed by the author. First Edition. Price's first book for young readers. A story about overcoming grief and a boys unexpected bond with an elephant. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In grey dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Light wear to edges of jacket. Note from previous owner in pencil about when she had the book signed on front free endpaper. Clean. 168 pages. CHILD/112920.
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1917. Howard Pyle. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and dark green title and color pastedown to front cover. Light rubbing to cover illustration and to rear board. Light wear to edges. Includes 8 full page color illustrations by Wyeth. Illustrated endpapers. Clean and bright. 362 pages. CHILD/111920. Very Good.
New York: Harper and Row, 1981. Hardcover. First Edition stated. A companion book to "The Missing Piece". Grey cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Light bumping to top corners. Gift inscription in pen to front free endpaper, else clean. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Light wear to edges of jacket and light soiling / rubbing to panels, but clean overall. Price of $8.95 intact (not clipped) on jacket. Unpaginated. CHILD/111920. Very Good / Very Good.