Chicago: National Dairy Council, 1960. Paperback. Very good in brown paper illustrated folder containing unbound color illustrated plates with corresponding text on the opposite side. Also has a 4 page teacher's supplement explaining how to use the plates to teach children healthful living habits. A unique and interesting title, quite scarce. Light edgewear to folder. Interior is clean and bright. Americana (wraps). AME/4253. Very Good.
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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., 1920. Hardcover. SCARCE. Very good teal cloth backed orange paper boards with black title color illustrated pastedown to front board. Minor edgewear and rubbing to exteripr. Interior is in lovely shape: clean and bright (slight smuding to endpapers), tightly bound. Pencil inscription and sticker to front pastedown. Illustrated. Unpaginated. Children's Literature. CHIL/10283. Very Good.
Vercelli, Italy: MetroBooks, 2000. Hardcover. 4to. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to front panel and to spine. Boards show minor wear including bumping to lower right hand corner of front board. Interior is clean and bright and includes both color and black and white illustrations to almost every page. Black illustrated dust jacket with gold title to front and spine panels. Creasing, chipping, and rubbing to jacket as well as 2 small closed tears to edges and on small open tear to spine. 319 pages. Egypt. EGYPT/022008. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1916. Hardcover. 4to. Very good in illustrated paper covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Minor browning to boards. Minor bowing to front board. Minor toning to pages though text remains clean and bright. Black and white sketches throughout by Richard Seewald. According to Marianne Weber, her husband Max was reading this book on his deathbed. Children's CHIL/7312. Very Good.
Montreal: McGill University Press, 1962. Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends. Purple and gilt illustrated end pages. Remnants of price sticker to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with a fold out map and illustrations throughout. Black illustrated dust jacket with white, purple, and red title to front and spine panels. Minor edge wear and rubbing to jacket. 219 pages. GRE/041112. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. Light oxidation around cover edges. Minor browning to spine, bumping to spine ends and corners. Light and occasional foxing to interior, mostly towards front & rear and text remains clean and bright. Textblock lightly foxed. 434 pages. Roman history. ROM/5152. Very Good.
Octopus Books Limited in association with Edgeworth Press, 1979. Hardcover. Oblong quarto. Fine in grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with illustrations on every page. Very good illustrated dust jacket with grey spine panel and black title to spine. A few short closed tears to edges of jacket. A is for Arbour, U is for Umbrella Seat, Z is for Zoological Garden, etc. Unpaginated. CHILD/103009. Fine in very good jacket.
Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell for the Book Association of Friends, No date, circa mid 19th century. Hardcover. 12mo. Very good in dark brown/black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor edgewear to edges and a few small chips to cloth at foot of spine and along hinges. Interior is clean and bright. 71 pages. Children's Literature. CHI210091. Very Good.
New York: Macmillan & Co., 1947. Hardcover. Very good in illustrated paper covered boards with white title to spine and front cover. Thre is a large chip to the head of the spine and a small chip to the foot of the spine. Minor wear to edges. Bookplate and signature of previous owner to front endpage. The owner has also written in pencil "7 Day Book" on the top of the title page. Aside from this the interior is clean with illustrations on every page. A charming book. 83 pages. CHILD/060612. Very Good.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1975). Hardcover. 4to. 4to. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Small nick in bookcloth along rear hinge. Pristine interior with bright text and color photographs on nearly every page. Tight binding. Book plate to front pastedown. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and black title to spine panel. 324 pages. ARCHAE/042004. Near Fine / Near Fine.
London and New York: J.M. Dent and Co. and E.P. Dutton and Co, 1909. Hardcover. According to a note from the publisher: "Most of the designs appeared as line drawings in an edition issued by the present publishers in 1899, but they have since been worked over, revised, and coloured by the artist, whiel some entirely new designs have been added." Bound in quarter red leather over red cloth boards with gilt title and decoration to spine. Wear and chipping to spine ends ends and corners of boards. Rubbing to cloth and small black stain to front cover near top corner. Bookplate to front free endpaper. Occasional smudges to margins, but clean overall. Includes 12 full color illustrations, 2 full page black and white illustrations, and several vignette black and white illustrations. 304 pages. CHILD/021918. Very Good.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1908. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with orange title to front boarda and to spine. Green and orange illustration to front board. There was a printing malfunction when the book was created leaving the orange slightly off in both the illustration and the titles. Light rubbing to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends. Previous owner's name to front paste down. Else is near fine with illustrations throughout. 245 pages. CHILD/030612. Near Fine.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1946. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good minus red paper covered boards with bright gilt title and illustration to cover. Gilt title to spine is faded. Chipping to head of spine, lacks about a half an inch. Wear to corners. Split to binding but otherwise interior is in great condition, clean and tight. Charming red and black illustrations. Children's Literature. CHIL/6073. Very Good -.
Altoona: Leslie and Mahaffey, 1878. Hardcover. Oblong 12mo. Black cloth backed orange paper covered boards with decorative black title to front board. Minor edgewear and rubbing to boards. Orange paper has been rubbed to reveal boards around edges. Minor browning to end pages. Sheet music is bright and clean. 80 pages. Children's Literature. CHI1/4262. Very Good -.
Royal Oaks, MD: BaySailor Books, (1987). First Edition. Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING. SCARCE. 8vo. Light blue and white illustrated paper wrappers with blue title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Minor foxing and rubbing to exterior. Inscription from author to title page. Minor foxing to copyright page. Foxing to last page as a result of soiling to the about the author page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations on every pages. Unpaginated. CHILD/021219. Very Good.
Boston: D. Lothrop & Co, 1875. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Very Good minus in blue cloth with gilt lettering and cover illustration. Some fading around edges and to spine, light soil; owner name on front flyleaf and second name rubbed out; front hinge a bit weak, some foxing. Illustrations throughout. Children's Literature. CHI1/6251. Very Good -.
Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1913. Hardcover. Part of the Alys Series. An uncommon title. First edition, first printing. Beige cloth boards with red title to front cover and spine. Illustration of two girls riding horses to front cover. Minor soiling to boards and spine. Minor wear to edges and corners. Occasional smudge marks to margins and occasional dog eared corners, but clean and bright overall. Includes 6 full page illustrations by Diantha Horne Marlowe. 334 pages plus ads. CHILD/041520. Very Good.