Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, (1966). Marguerite de Angeli. Hardcover. 8vo. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli. Green cloth covered boards with black title to front board and spine. Very minor edge wear to boards. Interior is in excellent condition with many color and black and white illustrations. Illustrated dust jacket with green title to spine. Minor edge wear to jacket. 60 pages. Children's literature. CHI/030508. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
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Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1928. Hardcover. Small, heavy 4to. Fifth edition, thouroughly revised. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Slight fading to spine and minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Minor rubbing to rear board. Front hinge interior hinge is starting but binding remains very tight. Interior is clean and bright with 1128 illustrations on 923 figures, 201 of them in colors. This is a heavy book and may require extra shipping for Priority or international orders. Index, 1140 pages. MED/101117. Very Good+.
New York: American Tract Society, 1880. Hardcover. Part of the Imperial Series. A story for children set in Paris. In grey cloth boards with illustration of children to front cover and rubbed white title to spine. Binding is signed H E F with overlapping letters. Rubbing to spine and covers, a few spots of soiling / dampstaining to front cover, and minor wear to edges and corners. Slight roll to spine. Pencil inscription to front endpaper dated 1905. Occasional spots of soiling to interior, but clean overall. Closed tear to paper covering front interior hinge, but binding remains secure. Frontispiece illustration. 278 pages. CHILD/040219. Very Good.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1884. Paperback. SCARCE. 8vo. Beige paper wrappers with black title to front panel. Wear to wrappers includes one closed tear to top half of front wrapper and one closed tear to bottom half of rear wrapper as well as a few chips to the edges and spine and writing in pencil to top corner of front wrapper. Small chips to corners of text block. Pages are brittle. Pencil marking to footnote on one page. Else is clean and bright. 32 pages. English History. ENGHIS/011818. Very Good.
London: Pitkins Pictorials, No date. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good yellow illustrated dust jacket withblack title to front panel. Minor wear to dust jacket includes chipping and creasing to edges, small open tear to head of spine and chip to foot of spine and creasing. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends. English Monarchy. ENGMON310221. Very Good / Very Good.
McLoughlin Brothers, No date. Hardcover. Very good + in very good - blue dustjacket with faint silver marbling. Black title on front and spine panels of dust jacket reads "The Cricket on the Hearth." Open tear to bottom edge of front panel. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 143 pages. CHILD/0805016. Very Good+ / Very Good Minus.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Illustration to front board. Minor edgewear and fading to exterior. Browning to spine. Inscription to previous owner on front free end page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout including four in full color. 135 pages. CHILD/071316. Very Good.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, (1929). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and illustration with white title pasted to front board. Previous owner's name and address to front paste down and name to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 274 pages. CHILD/062916. Very Good+.
England: Golden Cockeral Press, 1933. Hardcover. Printed for the members of the Limited editions club. Number 902 of 1500 printed copies. 4to. Yellow cloth covered boards with green title to spine and green illustration of a rooster to front board. Browning to spine with light browning to top edges of boards. Offsetting / browning to end pages. Minor foxing to very bottom edge of dedication page and occasional light spots of foxing throughout. Else is clean and bright. Slight bumping to top corner. Untrimmed edges. 7 lovely full color posthumous illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 70 pages. CHILD/012010. Very Good +.
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, No Date, Circa 1920. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good illustrated dust jacket with maroon title to front panel and brown title to spine panel. Wear to dust jacket includes chipping and creasing to edges and minor fading to spine as well as an open tear to the foot of the spine panel which has been reenforced with paper on the inside. Dust jacket is in protective sleeve. Previous owner's name and address has been whited out on the front paste down. Browning throughout though text remains bright. Many illustrations including a color frontispiece. 127 pages. CHILD/062816. Very Good / Very Good.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, (1929). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine and black and blue illustration to front board. Light bumping to spine ends and light soiling to front board. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 135 pages. CHILD/070516. Very Good+.
Paris, London, New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., circa 1896. Hardcover. Bound in original brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Gilt decoration of children on stairs to front cover. Minor wear to edges, corners, and spine ends. Minor soiling / discoloration to both boards. Previous owner's signature to front free endpaper in pen, dated 1896. Light foxing throughout and browning to margins. includes twelve full page color illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations. Pencil markings to last page of text and smudge mark to both rear free endpapers. A charming book. 104 pages. CHILD/012618. Very Good.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. Hardcover. Very good in very good minus price-clipped dustjacket. Dustjacket is browned at spine and edges, chipped around edges, and one closed tear to rear panel. Darkened area on front endpapers. Else is clean and bright with tight binding. Index, 333 pages. English History. ENH1/5090. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hardcover. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and illustration to front cover. Minor foxing to front cover. In worn off-white illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Heavy chipping and tears to jacket, which is now protected by a plastic cover. Rubbing and scuffing to jacket. 329 pages. Children's Literature. CHILD121218. Very Good / Good.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1975). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in very good+ white illustrated price clipped dust jacket wtih puprle title to front and spine panels. Pristine interior with black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Index, 477 pages. British Monarchy. ENGMON1/1293. Very Good+ / Very Good+.
Chicago: Albert Whitman Company, 1927. Hardcover. First Edition. Includes 20 stories, all by women, and many full color illustrations. Very good in blue cloth boards with gilt title and color illustrated pastedown to front cover. Wear to spine ends and corners. Illustrated endpapers. 128 pages. CHILD/042418. Very Good.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co, 1960. Paperback. Warmly inscribed on front free endpaper by the author to neurosurgeon Lester Mount. First edition. Very good in orange and green paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. A few smudges to cover; clean interior. 224 pages. MED/071312. Very Good.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1931). Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with silver illustration to front board and silver title to spine. Minor fading to spine and edges of boards. Interior is clean and bright. Off-white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor chipping to top edge of dust jacket as well as minor browning and soiling. 239 pages. English Biography. ENG1/04041. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1926). Hardcover. SCARCE IN DUST JACKET. 8vo. Very good+ in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends. Very light browning to front and rear free end pages. Else is pristine with color frontispiece. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor foxing, soiling and edgewear to dust jacket which is in a protective plastic sleeve. Index, 314 pages. ENGMON/011018. Very Good+ / Very Good.