Chicago: Tand McNally & Company, 1942. Hardcover. Very good blue cloth 4to., bright color illustrated pastedown covers almost entire front board, Minor rubbing to edges of boards and to spine. Interior is clean, though light soiling to endpapers and ink inscription to front free end page. Adorable illustrations throughout, many are in bright color. 71 pages. A cute book. Children's Literature. CHIL/10153. Very Good.
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Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1839. Hardcover. Very good in original purple cloth with paper title label on spine. Spine and edges of boards faded to brown. Some rubbing to label. Advertisements at front. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Light to moderate foxing. English History. ENG1/12050. Very Good.
London. 1916. Hardcover. 12mo. Blue cloth covered boards with black title to beige title label to front board. Minor Rubbing to spine ends and minor soiling to title label. Minor browning to title page. Rear hinge is starting. Else is clean and bright. 50 pages. English History. ENG14/3142. Very Good.
London: Collins, 1955. Hardcover. 8vo. light blue and grey illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Chipping and creasing to edges of dust jacket as well as rubbing to the spine panel. Previous owner's signature to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. 254 pages. ENGLISH HISTORY. ENGHIS310191. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd., n.d. Hardcover. A nice reprint of this charming edition of Browning's famous poem. There are color illustrations throughout by Greenaway that capture the spirit of the poetry. Bound in green pictorial paper boards with yellow titled linen spine label. A few small nicks to paper boards but very good. Small brown stain along top and bottom of front pastedown and rear free endpaper. Ink ownership signature on free front endpaper. Very good condition. 8 x 10 inches. 48 pages. CHlL/011518. Very Good.
New York: George H. Doran, 1916. Hardcover. This was the first novel by Brunkhurst. Also known for being a suffragette, she began her career as a magazine editor. It's a story about a man and woman who leave the city to start a new life on a farm. Bound in the original olive green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Illustration of a house behind trees to front cover. Minor wear to corners and edges of boards. Minor soiling to edge of front board and light rubbing to rear board. Fading to gilt on spine. Slight roll to spine. Clean overall with occasional smudge marks and spots of soiling. Illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece and line drawings to chapter heads. 318 pages. CHILD/040219. Very Good.
Garden City: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1970. Hardcover. Very good in very good minus white illustrated dust jacket. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. Chipping to head of spine and small closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel. Interior is pristine with frontis. Index, 367 pages. 20th Century England. ENG/1103. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Washington DC: G.G. Cornwell and Son, circa 1940. Paperback. Thin octavo. "Compliments of 'The perfect grocery' in DC on 1415 H Street, NW." Tan paper wrappers with red title and color illustration to front panel. Minor chipping / wear / soiling to wrappers. Clean interior overall. A cute little book with charming color illustrations. 16 pages. CHILD/021919. Very Good.
London: Robert Hale, (1990). Hardcover. 1st Edition. Near fine in a very good black illustrated dust jacket with pink and black title to front panel and pink title to spine. Jacket is bumped and creased at bottom of spine. Tells the story of old London from Roman times through the 18th century. Illustrated throughout. 288 pages. England. ENG/8052. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: A Floyd Yearout Book, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, (1989). Hardcover. SIGNED by the author. First Edition. Oblong 8vo. Lovely green cloth covered boards with embossed decoration to front board and gilt title to spine. Author's signature to half title page. Else is clean and bright with wonderful full color illustrations throughout. Red and green illustrated dust jacket with off white title to front panel and to red spine panel. Unpaginated. CHILD/113011. Fine / Fine.
New York: The Macmillan, 1949. Hardcover. This copy belonged to Dr. Theodore E. Stacy. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor rubbing to boardsa and spine. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. a letter from B.G.B. Lucas of the University College Hospital Medical School, London, dated 1951 is laid-in. 153 pages. Medicine. MED8/5062. Very Good.
Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co, 1929. Paperback. A sweet story about bunnies, squirrels, beetles, turtles, and other forest critters coming together to sled down Butternut Hill during the "coasting carnival." In illustrated side-stapled paper wrappers with title to front cover. Creasing to corners and minor wear to edges of wrappers. Short closed tear to spine. Each page is illustrated. Clean overall with a few light spots of soiling to interior. A cute winter story filled with animals. Measures 5 inches x 4.5 inches. Unpaginated. CHILD/123014. Very Good.
San Francisco: Cameron and Company, (1980). Hardcover. Oblong 4to. Near fine in very good white illustrated dust jacket with gilt title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor rubbing and one small closed tear to rear panel of dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright and filled with full color photographic illustrations. 159 pages. ENGHIS/030712. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, (1974). Hardcover. 4to. Very good in very good illustrated and price clipped dust jacket with yellow title to front panel and white title to red spine panel. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 141 pages. ENGMON/032212. Very Good / Very Good.
Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, (1951). First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good illustrated dust jacket with red and yellow title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Minor browning throughout. Slight musty smell. Text is bright with illustrations throughout. 250 pages. CHIL/031319. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Farar, Straus & Company, (1964). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. A few light spots of soiling to exterior. Previous owner's name to front paste down. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 466 pages. English History. ENGHIST05/0522. Very Good.