Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1871. Paperback. Original orange paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor fading and wear to edges and spine of wrappers. Minor bumping to top corner of text block. Else is clean and bright. copyright page is unopened. Illustrations throughout. 23 pages. POE/111516. Very Good.
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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.
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: 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.
Garden City and New York: Doubleday, Page, & Co, 1926. Hardcover. Bound in green cloth boards with faded gilt title to spine and front cover. Light dampstaining to front cover and minor soiling to rear cover. Minor wear to spine ends. Lacks frontispiece. Includes seven of the eight color plates. Pencil markings to several pages. Long closed tear to half title page. 133 pages. CHILD/012518. Very Good Minus.