London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1961). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in good- light green dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes chipping and a few small open tears to edges as well as minor rubbing. Dust jacket now housed in protective plastic sleeve. Interior is clean and bright with a fold out map. Index, 328 pages. Archaeology. ARCHA111191. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
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Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1922. Hardcover. Gift Edition with 14 illustrations in color. Includes all six Brownie adventures plus two additional stories. Very good in tan cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Color illustrated pastedown to front cover with minor rubbing. Minor soiling and spotting to covers and minor wear to edges of boards, spine ends, and corners. Interior is clean and bright overall with occasional finger smudges in the margins and light foxing to margins of color illustrations. Gift inscription in pen dated 1922 to front free endpaper and ownership stamp to front pastedown (which has offset onto facing endpaper). Small (dime sized) loss to bottom of blank rear free endpaper. Each page of text features illustrations printed in brown ink to the margins, which repeat. A charming book. 281 pages. CHILD/012618. Very Good.
Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1860. Nobell, Clarence. Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to edges and spine ends. Bookplate to front pastedown. Includes many charming illustrations. Occasional foxing, but overall the interior is clean and bright. Tight binding. 313 pages plus ads. CHILD/072106. Very Good.
New York: Harper and Row, (1971). Hardcover. Very good in very good minus pictorial just jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Text is clean and bright. Black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Traces Ulysses' journey today. 173 pp. plus appendices (quotes, maps, etc). Greece. GREE/12102. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company (Estes and Lauriat), (1898). Hardcover. First Edition. All eight full page black and white illustrations by Shute remain, some with foxing. Very good in the original red cloth boards with illustration and white title to front cover. White spine titling has chipped away, but embossed title remains. Dampstain to edge of rear board and small spot to spine. Minor wear to hinges, spine ends, corners, and edges of boards. Occasional spots of foxing, soiling, and browning to interior. It appears this book was once used to aid in the drying of flowers, and some browning from this process remains. Previous ownership stamp to front pastedown. An attractive book despite noted condition flaws. 173 pages. CHILD/071819. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1903. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with faded white title to spine and front cover. Minor brown spots to foot of spine. Illustration in white, black, red, and green to front cover with title. Pen inscription dated 1903 to front free endpaper. Clean interior. 146 pages. CHILD/122018. Very Good.
Geneva: Skira, (1952). Hardcover. 4to. Green cloth covered boards with red title to front board and to spine. Slight bowing to front board. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with wondeful tipped in plates throughout. Illustrated price clipped dust jacket with white title to bottom of front and spine panels. Edge wear to dust jacket includes one small closed tear and one small open tear to front panel. 138 pages. ART/051111. Very Good / Very Good.
Boston: Dana Estes and Company, No date circa 1920. Hardcover. 8vo. SCARCE IN DUST JACKET. Very good+ in cream colored cloth covered boards boards with brown title to front board and to spine. Illustration pasted to front board. Light yellowing to spine. Light yellowing to illustrated end pages. Light foxing to title page and first few pages. Writing in pencil to margin of last page by previous owner recording that he or she read this book aloud to family in 1920. Else is clean and bright. Beautiful full color illustrations throughout. Grey illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes browning and minor rubbing to spine panel, one small spot of damp staining to front panel, minor browning to edges, and one small chip to bottom of front panel. 96 pages. CHILD/062518. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., (1986). Hardcover. First American Edition. Fine in grey cloth backed white paper covered boards with grey title to spine. Pristine with color illustrations. Very good white illustrated jacket with red title to spine. Price sticker to rear panel of jacket and light wear. Unpaginated. CHILD/110209. Fine in very good jacket.
New York: Philosophical Library, (1957). Hardcover. 8vo. Light blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light yellow foxing to boards. Minor foxing to first and last few pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Illustrated end pages. Light blue illustrated dust jacket with black title to fornt and spine panels. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. Price stamp and publication date stamp to front inside flap of dust jacket. Index, 126 pages. Archaeology. ARCHAE/080213. Very Good / Very Good.
Annapolis: Maryland Historical & Cultural Publications, Friends of the Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, (1990). Paperback. 8v0. Very good in pale yellow and green illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with green title to front wrapper. Minor fading to spine. Pristine interior. MD/020619. Very Good.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1947. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in yellowing illustrated cloth covered boards with green title to spine. Minor rubbing and soiling to exterior. Minor foxing and browning to margins. Text is clean and bright with full color illustrations throughout. 124 pages. CHIL/031319. Very Good.
New York and London: Frederick Warne & Co, (1968). Hardcover. INSCRIBED and signed - possibly by Horteuse Flexner, a children's book author. Light yellow boards with brown titile to front board and to spine. Interior is clean and bright. White price clipped illustrated jacket with red titile to front and spine panels. Minor wear to jacket including minor rubbing, creasing, and one small open tear to top edge of front panel. 64 pages. CHILD/100909. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
Melbourne: JM Dent Pty Limited, (1987). Hardcover. First Australian edition. The book is concerned with the Dromkeen collection of children's books kept at Dromkeen in Victoria. In lavender dust jacket with pictorial cover and title in blue to spine which has faded to light blue. Jacket shows Minor edgewear and scuffing including a small open tear to top edge of front cover. Book bound in lavender paper covered boards with yellow title and authors to spine. In vg condition save for slight bumping to corners. Interior is pristine with many illustrations and photos. 175 pages. CHIL/120309. Very Good+ / Very Good.