Concord: Rufus Merrill and Co, 1843. Paperback. A sweet little collection of poems with illustrations. String bound grey paper wrappers with black title and illustration to front cover. Old tape repair to rear cover. Minor spotting / soiling / dampstaing / foxing to covers and interior. Closed tears to hinges of cover and most pages; however, all pages remain bound. Size: about 4.25 x 2.75 inches. 16 pages. CHILD/061318. Very Good.
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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.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1857. Hardcover. Original red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bookplate of Benjamin H. Lane to front pastedown with his ownership signature to the facing page. Offsetting to endpapers, minor foxing to fore-edge, and occasional spots of foxing to interior. With chromolithgraphic title page and black and white engravings. 336 pages. ENGMON/022118. Very Good.
Hatboro, PA: Tradition Press, 1967. Hardcover. 8vo. Ex libris. Very good in very good beige illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Dust jacket is adhered to book at front and rear paste downs. Minor soiling and edgewear to dust jacket as well as two small stickers to the rear panels. Stamp to title page and library pocket to rear free end page. Else is clean and bright. 108 pages. MD/031319. Very Good / Very Good.
London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited. Hardcover. 8vo. circa late 1800's. Red cloth boards with black and gilt title and elaborate illustration to front board and spine. Fading to spine. Bevelled boards. Minor wear to edges and corners. Bumping to spine ends. Full gilt edges. Signed by previous owner on ffep. Interior is very clean with frontispiece and illustrated title page. Rear hinge is cracked; otherwise binding is secure. 421 pp. LIT/033005. Very Good.
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.
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 -.
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.
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.
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1979). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Very good + in Very good white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor browning to edges and spine panel of dust jacket. Minor rubbing to rear panel of dust jacket. Author's inscription to front free end page reads "For Anita and Ernest with Respect and Affection, Barbara Gallatin Anderson." Else is clean and bright. Ms. Anderson is an internationally known specialist on the life cycle. 240 pages. Health. HEA110081. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: Schocken Books, (1966). Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright. Red price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Spine panel faded to light brown. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 216 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/042313. Near Fine / Very Good.
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 -.
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.
New York: Rinehart & Company, (1956). Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth covered boards with black and yellow title to spine. Light bumping to corners and spine ends. Slight browning to end pages and light tonight to margins. Previous owner's name to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Illustrated brown price clipped dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor soiling, browning, and rubbing to dust jacket. 310 pages. English Biography. ENGBIO/060613. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Small 4to. Very good in Very good- blue illustrated dust jacket. Dust jacket has been neatly laminated. two open tears to front panel as well as minor chipping and creasing to edges of dust jacket. Minor yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 107 pages. ENGMON/011518. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
New York: Junior Literary Guild and The Viking Press, 1936. Hardcover. First Edition. "Skinny is a real gray fox ... His sharp, amber-colored eyes, his sensitive nose, and his curiousity led him into many adventures and finally to the Man-House in the woods" (jacket). Blue cloth boards with red title to spine and red illustration of Skinny to the front cover. Minor toning to margins of pages, but clean and bright overall. In browned illustrated dust jacket with black spine panel titled in white. Chipping and wear to edges of jacket with an open tear to spine panel. A cute book. 111 pages. CHILD/121218. Very Good / Very Good.
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.
New York: American Book Company, 1895. Hardcover. Scarce. 12mo. Very good in grey cloth covered boards with black title and orange and black illustration to front board and to spine. Minor edgewear and rubbing to exterior. Soiling to rear board. Minor browning to edges of pages and sporadic foxing to margins. Foxing to end papers. Text is clean and bright. Illustrated. 215 pages + ads. CHILD/070219. Very Good -.
New York: Hoeber Medical Division, Harper & Row, 1964. Hardcover. 8vo. Orange cloth covered boards with red and and black title to front board and black title to spine. Light soiling to front board and light bumping to spine ends and corners. Ex libris with stamp to front and rear free end page. Else is clean and bright. Illustrations throughout. Index, includes pages 897-1236. MED/102017. Very Good.