New York: The Century Co, 1905. STATED FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth boards with gilt title and green illustration to spine and front board. Slight cock to spine. Minor discoloration to boards and slight bump to spine ends. Interior is very clean with illustrations. One small area of browning to front end page and paste down. Tight binding, though there is one minor crack. 181 pages. CHILD/071405. Very Good.
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. Hardcover. Inscribed "Gladys Hanon with the author's best wishes February 19: 1916. Evelyn Sharp." Bound in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. Black and gilt illustrations to cover and spine. Slight fading to spine and bump to foot of spine. A newsclipping of the author's obituary is paper clipped to the title page and is dated in pen 6/21/1955. Offsetting from newsclipping to facing pages and minor foxing to endpapers. 326 pages plus 10 pages of advertisements. CHILD/051314. Very Good.
Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, (1951). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front panel and black title to pink spine panel. Minor foxing and chipping to spine ends of dust jacket. Minor browning throughout. Slight musty smell. Text is bright with illustrations throughout. 237 pages. CHIL/031319. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to. Cream cloth covered boards with illustration to front board. Pristine interior with color illustrations on every page. Cream colored translucent, illustrated, and price clipped dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Unpaginated. CHILD/110409. Fine in price clipped dust jacket.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1924). Hardcover. Gift Edition. 8vo. Beige cloth covered boards with pink title to front board and to spine. Spine faded and title barely legible. Green & pink flower motif stamped on cover and spine, also bright color pastedown illustration to cover (tiny amount of rubbing near edges, one small inconspicuous blue mark as well). Wear to spine ends. Interior is mostly clean (previous owner's name to front pastedown), minor foxing. Small dampstain to corner of title-page and frontispiece. 14 charming color plates; also green ink illustrated endpapers and borders to every page. Textblock tightly bound, though cracking to front inner hinge. 265 pages. A cute book. Children's Literature. CHIL/8143. Very Good -.
New York: Street and Smith Publishing, 1913-1914. Paperback. 8vo. Yellow and white illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to white spine. creasing to spine. Inch-long closed tear to front wrapper at top of spine, light soiling and edgewear, toning to pages, otherwise a nice copy. 308 pages. Children's Literature. CHI208241. Very Good - in wraps.
Ann Arbor: Georgetown Publications, (1971). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good black and white illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Browning to spine panel. Minor rubbing to dust jacket as well as a few small edge nicks. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations. 306 pages. Greek History. GRE2/2282. Very Good / Very Good.
Boston: G.W. Cottrell, (1856). Hardcover. A scarce little book of short stories providing moral and religious lessons to young children. Bound in dark blue cloth with embossed design to covers and gilt title and design to spine. Corners bumped, spine chipped. Interior pages have occasional spotting but still very good. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Eight full page b&w illustrations. 4 x 4.5 inches. CHILD/060716. Very Good.
Prague: 1938. Paperback. SCARCE. Limited edition, 1/130 copies. 4to. Light blue and dark blue illustrated paper wrappers with title to front wrap. Pristine interior with wonderful full color illustrations throughout. Housed in slip case. Minor browning and wear to edges of slip case. Colophon. WRITTEN IN CZECH. Children's Literature. CHIL01/103099. Very Good+.
London: George Routledge & Sons, . Hardcover. First edition of charming poems offering life lessons to children, accompanied by Greenaway illustrations. Binding is illustrated paper boards with green linen spine. It is chipped, rubbed, and bumped. Juvenile writing in pencil to half title page. The interior is foxed throughout though text and illustrations remain bright. 64 pages. CHI/092308. Very Good.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1916. Paperback. A side-stapled shape book with a bull dog in full color on cover. Color printing is a little off register on cover. Each page features a dog breed with brief description and a color illustration of the dog pasted above. Foxing to covers, facing pages, and to some of the pasted in illustrations. Light soiling to inside of front cover. A white rectangular piece of paper has been pasted onto inside of the front cover and there is offsetting from this on the title page. Gift inscription in pen from previous owner on title page. Covers remain attached to the pages by one of the two staples. A sweet book despite noted condition issues. Unpaginated. [16 pages] 7 inches wide by 6 inches tall. CHILD/082614. Very Good.
London: Simpkin, MArshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1924. Hardcover. SALESMAN'S DUMMY. Excerpts from 2 volumes bound as one. 4to. Dark brown cloth backed light brown cloth covered boards. Wear to edges exposing boards. 4 inch closed tear to cloth on spine. Fraying to spine ends. Damp staining to top corner of rear board. One signature is detached from interior but present. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Binding samples pasted to interior of rear board. Roman history. ROME/080510. Good +.
The John C. Winston Company, 1924. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and full color illustrated pastedown to front board. Slight bumping to spine ends and corners. Interior is very clean with bright text and color frontis. Remainder of price sticker to top corner of ffep. Tight binding. 319 pp. CHILD/071405. Near Fine.
Kurt S Adler Inc, 1977. Hardcover. Red leather boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Small color pastedown illustration of the nutcracker doll to front cover. Gold endpapers and gold loop hanger. This book was meant to hang as a Christmas tree ornament. Small dampstain to bottom corner of title page. Minor rubbing to illustration on front cover. Light soiling to rear cover. Boards are slightly splayed. Size: about 2.5 x 2.5 inches. 11 pages. MINI/070220. Very Good.
New York: Oxford University Press. 1944. Hardcover. Second Printing. Green cloth oblong small 8vo., gilt vignette to cover. Few light spots of soiling to boards, else a very good copy. Interior is clean w/few areas of foxing but majority is bright. A couple pages are wrinkled and one has a large closed tear. Beautifully illustrated by Tasha Tudor, many are in color. Illustrated e.p. as well. Textblock is strong except for crack near end of book; both hinges are also fragile. 87 pp. Children's Literature. CHIL/8143. Very Good.