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.
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Washington DC: The Catholic University of America Press, . Hardcover. Inscribed and Signed by the Author on the title page. "As Washington's mother church, St. Patrick's has transcended the usual responsibilities of an American parish to assume a sometimes crucial role in church-state relations, in both national and local affairs. Its diverse congregation has provided clear-cut and measurable reactions to issues - such as immigration, race relations, and universal education - that have been pivotal in shaping both national policies and the history of the Catholic church in the United States" (jacket). Ex-library with red pen notations on both endpapers and occasional tick marks to margins. (No other library markings, no pockets, and no stickers.) Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In illustrated jacket with red spine panel titled in white. Minor wear and rubbing to edges and panels of jacket. 463 pages. REL/070820. Very Good / Very Good.
Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1852. Paperback. 16mo. Author's edition. A Christmas Carol-esque story in which the main character who hates Christmas is visited by a spirit who helps him understand the meaning of Christmas. Beige paper wrappers with black title and decration to front wrapper. Browning and foxing as well as light soiling to wrappers. Chipping to edges. Minor foxing throughout though text remains clean and bright. 48 pages. CHILD/081116. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Fisher & Brother, No date. Circa Mid 1800s. Hardcover. SCARCE. 32mo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spine and embossed illustration to front and rear boards. Wear to exterior includes rubbing and chipping to spine ends. Interior hinges are starting though binding remains tight. Minor browning to interior. Text and illustrations are bright. 142 pages. CHILD/111616. Very Good.
New York: Frederick A Stokes Company, circa 1900. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Heavy chipping to head of spine and minor damp staining to front cover. Pen inscription crossed out on front free endpaper. Many color illustrations. Clean and bright. A nice collection of historical stories. 428 pages. CHILD/040219. Very Good.
Zürich: Rascher Verlag, 1938. Hardcover. A collection of short stories about boyhood by various Swiss authors. Very good in grey cloth boards with dark brown title to spine and front cover. A few spots of foxing and light soiling to boards. Browning to spine. Previous owner's signature in pen to front pastedown. Interior is clean overall with occasional smudge marks and small spot of soiling to edge of textblock. 337 pages. GER111281. Very Good.
New York: Carlton & Porter, (1851). Hardcover. 24mo. Small book measuring only 5.5" tall by 3.5" wide. Red leather backed paper covered boards with bright gilt title to spine. Heavy rubbing to boards. Bumping to corners and edges. Minor foxing throughout though text remains bright. Small closed tear to page 13. Else is clean and bright. 44 pages. CHILD/041017. Very Good.
Padova Italy: Biblos Edizioni, 1989. Hardcover. Text in Italian. Red cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. Clean and bright with many full page lush full color photographic illustrations. In an illustrated dust jacket with gilt title to spine and front panels. Short closed tear to bottom edge of spine panel of jacket, which has been repaired with tape. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Housed in a red cloth slipcase with gilt title to front and rear panels. This is a heavy book and may require an extra shipping fee. 305 pages. ARCH/102618. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. Paperback. 8vo. Black and grey illustrated paper wrappers with grey title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Chipping and creasing to edges of wrappers as well as minor rubbing. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 135 pages. GRE/013118. Very Good.
New York and Chicago: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1903. Hardcover. A charming collection of 13 stories including "The Gold Button", "The Giant's Pillow", "The King of the Golden Woods", "Lady Lee", "The Mayor of Johnnytown", and more. Each story includes color illustrations. Very good in the original yellow cloth boards with illustration of a man carrying a bow and arrows to the front cover. Red title to front cover, but no title to spine. Minor soiling and rubbing to covers. Illustrated endpapers. 175 pages. CHILD/020618. Very Good.
New York: The Dial Press, 1973. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good blue illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Fading to spine panel and wear to edges of dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 272 pages. General History. HIS108301. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear to spine ends. Light yellowing to pages and light damp stain to bottom edges of first 15 pages. Includes numerous fold-outs. Third Edition. Index, 234 pages plus ads. Architecture. ARCHI/4283. Very Good.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1926. Hardcover. SCARCE. Green cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Black and light blue illustration to front board. Wear to exterior includes minor soiling, browning to spine, minor fading to edges, bumping to spine ends and corners, exposed boards at corners, and minor chipping to spine ends. Previous owner's name and address written in pencil to front free end page. Minor browning and sporadic foxing to margins throughout. Else is clean and bright and filled with illustrations, many of which are in full color. 143 pages. CHILD/062018. Very Good.
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1962. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends. Ex-libris with stamp to front paste down. Else is pristine with illustrations, graphs, charts, and fold out maps. Index, 447 pages. Archeaology. ACH11142. Very Good+.
New York: Funk and Wagnalls, (1972). Hardcover. Small 4to. Very good in very good white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 324 pages. Ancient History. GRK7/4052. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: The Viking Press, 1964. Poor, Anne. Hardcover. 4to. INSCRIBED BY ARTIST on dedication page. Laid in is a letter from the artist to Laurance and Isabel Roberts. L. Roberts was a noted a art director and Orientalist. Blue and white cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean interior filled with illustrations, many of which are in color. Illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 57 pages. GREECE/061406. Near Fine in Near Fine dj.
Detroit: Singing Tree Press, Book Tower, 1969. Hardcover. Facsimilie reprint produced in 1969 - this book was originally published in 1936 by the American Book Company, on the 100th anniversary of the appearance of the first McGuffey reader. Fine in tan cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright. 482 pages. CHILD/102618. Fine.
Baltimore: John B. Piet & Co. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Very Good Plus. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Gilt and black bands to front board. Minor bumping to spine ends. Interior is very clean with bright text. Tight binding. Each story is individually paginated. Lovely book. CHIL/051904. Very Good +.
London: Augener Ltd, 1911. Mair, H. Willebeek Le. Hardcover. Oblong 4to. Light blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Illustrated color pastedown to front board. Minor soiling/browning to boards. Wear to edges and corners. Fraying/chipping to spine ends and corners. Interior is clean overall, though there are a few smudge marks throughout and minor browning to margins of pages. 31 pp. CHILD/061605. Very Good.
London and New York: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, circa 1900. Hardcover. In original orange cloth boards with black title to front cover and spine. Illustration of a girl feeding ducks to front cover. Rubbing and some spotting to covers. There is a one inch split to the bottom of the front hinge, a light dampstain to bottom edge of rear board, the spine ends are worn, corners are bumped, slight roll to spine, and rear hinge is starting. Offsetting to first and last pages, previous owner signature to front free endpage, very light dampstain to bottom edges of last six pages, and a few light spots of foxing to interior. Despite noted condition issues, this is a nice copy of this scarce book. Illustrated by W. J. Morgan with many in color. 96 pages. CHILD/082214. Very Good.
Paris: Del Deca, Editions Mondiales, (1959). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good black and white illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket as well as minor browning to spine panel. Minor browning to pages. Text is bright. 431 pages. TEXT IN FRENCH. FRELANG/020118. Very Good / Very Good.