New York: Universe Publishing (division of Rizzoli), (2008). Hardcover. Fine in light blue glossy paper covered boards with blue title to spine panel. Filled with pop-ups, pull tabs and more. Includes a tunnel book, several small booklets, a carousel showcasing the State Rooms, a scale replica of the White House, and other innovations. Pristine with all pop-ups in excellent working order. Includes illustrated band the enclosed book. Band is die-cut and has a small closed tear and small crease to one corner. [10 pages.] CHILD/110309. Fine.
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Owings Mills, MD: Stemmer House, (1981). Paperback. POSSIBLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good in yellow, black, and white illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Spine and 1/3rd of front wrapper faded to white. Potential inscription to dedication page, signed "Lulu." Else is clean and bright with black and white illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. CHILD/011519. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1946). Ward, Lynn. Hardcover. 4to. Red cloth boards with black illustration to front board. Pristine interior with tight binding and many illustrations. White illustrated dust jacket with blue spine panel. Jacket is price-clipped. Light rubbing to dust jacket. 46 pages. CHILD/071806. Fine / Very Good+.
Boston: Brown, Taggard and Chase, 1859. Hardcover. 12mo. Very good in purple cloth covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spine. Wear to exterior includes minor bumping to spine ends and corners and minor rubbing to boards. Light foxing throughout but text remains bright. Inscription to front free end page. Illustrations throughout. 64 pp. Children's Literature. CHI9/3252. Very Good.
Chicago: International Publishing Company, 1892. Hardcover. SCARCE. Good+ with chromo frontis. Blue cloth backed. Moderate wear to spine. Beautiful full color-illustrated front board with moderate wear to edges and rubbing. Edgewear and rubbing to illustrated rearboard as well. Illustrations on every page. Children's Literature. CHI1/3212. Good +.
Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1916. Hardcover. Very good in olive green illustrated paper covered boards. Slight fading to spine and front cover. Minor wear to spine ends, corners, and edges of boards. Previous owner signature in pen to front free endpaper. Occasional smudge marks and light spots of soiling to interior, but clean over all. Short closed tears to margins of several pages. Filled with illustrations, many in color. Size: thin octavo. 64 pages. CHILD/071116. Very Good.
London: Johannis Clarke, 1742. Hardcover. Thin 8vo. IN LATIN. Modern binding. Brown cloth backed green paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Minor scuffing to boards. Large open tear to title page along with a few small holes. Illustrated with six plates out of seven. Plate 3 is missing. The first three pages and the last page of this book are soiled, though the text remains bright and legible. There are two dark colored stains on the last page which have bled through to several previous pages. The stains are fairly dark, but the text remains legible on all pages. The remainder of the interior is foxed rather consistently, but the foxing is very light in color. Tight binding. MED/051005. Very Good.
Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, (1971). Softcover. Very good in blue and white illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front and spine panels. Minor yellowing, rubbing, and creasing to wrappers and laminate on wrappers is peeling off. Light highlighting on several pages. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 115 pages. MED/092117. Very Good.
Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1971. Softcover. Very good in orange and white illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front and spine panels. Minor yellowing, rubbing, and creasing to wrappers and minor fading to spine. Highlighting on several pages and underlining on one page. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 115 pages. MED/092117. Very Good.
New York: Random House, (1977). Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in near fine price clipped illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and black title to white spine. Out of print in hardcover. Illustrated with several maps and more than ten drawings and engravings. Index, 362 pages. English History. ENGHIS05/071099. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Cordon Company, 1937. Hardcover. A collection of 30 easy German songs with music and lyrics. Lyrics are in German with footnotes on English translations of some words. In pink paper covered boards with purple and pink title to spine and front cover. Sight fading and minor wear to spine. Clean. In German. 64 pages. GER/012015. Very Good.
Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Bros. Inc, 1930. Paper Covered Boards. 8vo. Dick and Janet Cherry Series. In colorful paper covered boards with black title print to front board and spine. Illustrations to covers are very clean and bright with edgewear and bumping to corners and head/foot. Interior is mostly clean with minor foxing to illustrated endpapers. Contains b/w illustrations. 264pp. Very Good.
New York: Prometheus Books, 2018. Hardcover. First Edition. "This probing book examines the implications of our reliance on China regarding the quality and availability of vital medicinees and ingredients" (jacket). White paper covered boards with red title to spine. Clean and bright. In white dust jacket with red title to spine and front panels. 302 pages. MED/031819. Fine / Fine.
London, New York: George Routledge and Sons, Circa 1880. Hardcover. SCARCE. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spine and front board. Front board also includes black decoration and a color illustration pasted down. Bumping to spine ends and edges, exposing boards in some areas. Moderate chipping to spine ends. Small open tear to top inch of cloth on the rear hinge. Light discoloration to rear board. Writing in pencil to front free end page, most likely done by the original owner. Minor foxing and browning throughout though text remains bright. Includes 93 pages of illustrations. CHILD/062018. Very Good.
London: Frederick Warne, 1971. Hardcover. 4to. First edition. Very good in brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean interior filled with full color illustrations. Very good jacket with white title to grey spine panel. A few large chips to edges of jacket, dampstain to bottom edge, and crinkling to laminate. Jacket is protected from further wear with an archival cover. 208 pages. CHILD/102909. Very good in very good jacket.
New York and London: Plenum Press, 1980. Hardcover. Belonged to microbiologist Daniel Nathans and is signed by him. Very good+ black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations and diagrams throughout. In black dust jacket with white title to spine panel. Minor edgewear to dust jacket includes minor creasing and chipping. Index, 620 pages. Medical. MED/9192. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Winchester: Warren & Son, 1923. Hardcover. Second Impression Corrected. Very good in grey wraps paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Creasing and minor browning to edges of wrappers. Interior is clean and bright with many unopened pages. Illustrated frontispiece Index, 75 pages. English History. ENG1/01161. Very Good.