London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited. Hardcover. 8vo. circa late 1800's. Red cloth boards with black and gilt title and elaborate illustration to front board and spine. Fading to spine. Bevelled boards. Minor wear to edges and corners. Bumping to spine ends. Full gilt edges. Signed by previous owner on ffep. Interior is very clean with frontispiece and illustrated title page. Rear hinge is cracked; otherwise binding is secure. 421 pp. LIT/033005. Very Good.
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New York: American Tract Society, 1880. Hardcover. Part of the Imperial Series. A story for children set in Paris. In grey cloth boards with illustration of children to front cover and rubbed white title to spine. Binding is signed H E F with overlapping letters. Rubbing to spine and covers, a few spots of soiling / dampstaining to front cover, and minor wear to edges and corners. Slight roll to spine. Pencil inscription to front endpaper dated 1905. Occasional spots of soiling to interior, but clean overall. Closed tear to paper covering front interior hinge, but binding remains secure. Frontispiece illustration. 278 pages. CHILD/040219. Very Good.
Boston: D. Lothrop & Company, 1881. Hardcover. Very good in dark green / grey cloth boards with red title, silver floral decorations, and embossed tree to front cover. Occasional small spots of soiling to interior, but clean overall. Illustrated. Minor rubbing to covers, edges, and hinges. Small brown marking to front cover. Presentation inscription in pen from 1882 - to Otto Henry from his teacher and additional ownership inscriptions in pencil to front free endpage. Unpaginated. Measures: 6 x 4.5 x .25 inches. CHILD/082114. Very Good.
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1899. Hardcover. First Edition. Ex-library marked Library of Congress Surplus on endpaper (no markings to binding). Bound in the original blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Illustration of a child holding a doll to front cover, signed by Amy M. Sacker (AMS overlapping). Slight roll to spine and light browned. Minor wear to spine ends and corners. Sticker from previous owner to front endpaper and stamp. Occasional spots of soiling to margins, but clean overall. Line illustrations as chapter heads. 305 pages. CHILD/040219. Fine.
New York: The Century Co, 1904. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Very good in olive green cloth covered boards with white title to front board and to spine. Illustrations to front board. Minor wear to edges. Previous owner's signature in pen to front endpaper, dated 1904, San Francisco. 153 pages. CHILD/030612. Very Good.
New York: The Century Co, 1903. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Very good in olive green cloth covered boards with white title to front board and to spine. Illustrations to front board. Minor wear to edges. Previous owner's signature in pen to front endpaper, dated 1905, San Francisco. 153 pages. CHILD/030612. 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.
New York: The Century Co, 1905. STATED FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth boards with gilt title and green illustration to spine and front board. Slight cock to spine. Minor discoloration to boards and slight bump to spine ends. Interior is very clean with illustrations. One small area of browning to front end page and paste down. Tight binding, though there is one minor crack. 181 pages. CHILD/071405. Very Good.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. Hardcover. Inscribed "Gladys Hanon with the author's best wishes February 19: 1916. Evelyn Sharp." Bound in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. Black and gilt illustrations to cover and spine. Slight fading to spine and bump to foot of spine. A newsclipping of the author's obituary is paper clipped to the title page and is dated in pen 6/21/1955. Offsetting from newsclipping to facing pages and minor foxing to endpapers. 326 pages plus 10 pages of advertisements. CHILD/051314. Very Good.
New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1880. Hardcover. Three books bound together. A charming collection of children's stories and verses. Bound in the original red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Black and gilt floral illustration to spine and front cover. Chipping to book cloth on spine ends and corners. Minor wear to edges of boards. Minor foxing to first and last few pages, else clean interior overall. Previous owner inscription in pen dated 1880 to front free endpaper. Filled with illustrations. A charming collection of children's stories and verses. 95 pages, 96 pages, 95 pages. CHILD/042418. Very Good.
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1884. Hardcover. Scarce. Bound in the original mustard yellow cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Dark red floral illustration to spine and frotn cover. Fraying and wear to book cloth along edges, hinges, and spine ends. Lacks front free endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and occasional smudge marks to interior. Illustrated with frontispiece and small illustration on title page. 95 pages. CHILD/052218. Very Good.
New York: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1901. Hardcover. Very good in blue cloth covered boards with orange title to front board and gilt title to spine. Illustration to front board. Minor browning to edges of boards and to spine. Minor bumping to spind ends and corners. Minor browning to pages though text remains clean and bright. 235 pp. Children's Literature. CHI111271. Very Good.