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New York: Charles E. Graham & Co, No date. Paperback. Number 0401 from the Child's Own Series. 8vo. Side stapled color illustrated cloth wraps. Some slight fraying to edges of wrappers and a small hole punched in the top corner of book. Lovely Illustrations in both black and white and color. All pages are the same cloth material. Interior is clean and bright. Unpaginated but only 6 pages. Children's Literature. CHI510171. Very Good+ in Wraps.
Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union. Hardcover. No date, circa 1845. Small stab-bound pamphlet. Off-white paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Foxing and browning throughout but text remains bright. Previous owner's name written in pen and dated 1845 to front wrapper. 15 pages. Children's literature. CHILD/081914. Good +.
New York: Leavitt and Allen, c.1870. Hardcover. No date. 3 3/4 X 5 inches. Very good minus in original pebbled red cloth binding with bright gilt lettering. Boards a bit darkened, some soiling; bumping to corners, slight fraying at spine extremities. Previous owners' names on front endpapers. One front free end page is detached but present. Unpaginated. Children's Literature. CHI1/5150. Very Good -.
Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1925. Hardcover. 4to. Very good minus blue hardcover with bumped edges. Front board has charming pictorial pastedown with slight peeling at top right corner. Rear board pastedown has one small open tear. Young people's magazine with 8 color plates and many illustrations; 316 pp. Children's Literature. CHIL/8272. Very Good -.
Philadelphia: T.S. Arthur and Son, 1867. Hardcover. 2 volumes in 1. Very Good- in 3/4 dark green leather and marbled paper boards. Gilt title to spine Heavy rubbing and bumping to edges. endpapers faded, foxing, front hinge starting though binding remains strong and tight, owner name stamped on front flyleaf and written in pencil on early blank page. Foxing throughout though text remains bright. Children's Literature. CHI2/6041. Very Good -.
Boston: Henry Hoyt, 1863. Hardcover. Scarce. Includes five stories with Christian morals: The Children's Walk, Afraid to Die, The Footprints in the Snow, Stealing from God, and Little Minnie. Very good in original purple cloth boards with embossed title "My Pet Library" bordered in gilt to spine. Embossed decoration to covers. Minor soiling / discoloration to edges of covers and darker line of soiling to middle of front cover. Small loss to book cloth along front hinge. Lacks front free endpage. Overall clean interior with occasional spots of foxing and soiling. Binding is cocked. 64 pages. Measures 4.5 inches tall x 3 inches wide. CHILD/082614. Very Good.
Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, . Hardcover. Scarce moralistic work for children that the author states "is designed to show how the single principle of Christian charity proves a perfect, unfailing guide of feeling and conduct." This is done through the story of Clara and her perfect orphan cousin Ellen, who comes to live with her family. Bound in contemporaory marbled paper boards with black leather spine. Chipping and bumping to boards. Interior pages have some foxing and a light water stain in upper right corners but still very good. 3.75 x 6 inches. 104 pages. CHILD/060616. Very Good.
American Tract Society, circa 1900. Hardcover. SCARCE. Each story is about 15 pages long. The Little Martha story is missing the first page and possibly the last page. Bound in red cloth boards with wear and rubbing to spine, covers, and corners. Chipping to cloth on spine ends and corners. Dampstain to bottom edges of some pages. Occasional smudge marks and spots of foxing. Tears to pages in the story of Little Martha. Size: 4.25 inches x 3 inches. CHILD/092315. Very Good.
Kenosha, WI: Samuel Lowe Company, 1946. Hardcover. Thin 8vo. SCARCE. Brown and blue illustrated paper covered boards with red title to front board. Minor rubbing to boards and wear to edges. Clean interior with tight binding. Wonderful block print illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. CHILD/042005. Very Good.
Booth-Clibborn Editions. Hardcover. 4to. Grey and yellow paper covered boards with light blue title to spine and multi-colored title to front board. Very light rubbing to corners. Spine faded to purple. Pristine interior filled with full color illustrations. Housed in yellow and grey slip case. Minor rubbing to slip case. 255 pages. CHILD/101409. Near Fine.