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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1897). Hardcover. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt title and bright gilt and black illustration to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and to corners. Interior is clean and bright with Illustrations throughout. 205 pages. LIT/043018. Very Good+.
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1877. Hardcover. 16mo. Very good in maroon cloth covered boards with beautiful gilt and black decorations to front board and to spine. Black title to front board and maroon and gilt title to spine. Minor rolling to spine. Minor bumping and rubbing to edges. Minor foxing to end pages. Inscription written in pencil to title page. Else is clean and bright. Tight binding. 239 pages. LIT/092118. Very Good.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1926. Hardcover. "Every story in this book is true. In books out of print, in trustworthy histories, in letters and newspapers that are long out of date, the foundation for every story has been found. In spite of their privations and sufferings, some of the finest characters in American history were produced in those stirring days. The lessons they inculcated are not limited in time or in power" (preface). Stories address topics including ghosts and witches, pig stealing, fish, nicknames, Blackbeard, Colonel Smith, Indians, Arkansas pioneer life, Captain Samuel Brady, Georgia pioneer life, and more. Tan cloth boards with black title to spine and front cover. Slight browning to spine. Minor fraying to spine ends. Star stamp to rear free endpaper and a few pencil markings to endpapers, else clean. 252 pages. AME/102518. Very Good.
London: Ward, Lock and Co., No Date. Hardcover. New Edition. Very good olive green cloth covered boards with intricate black, green & gilt decoration and title to front cover and spine, which is darkened. Boards lightly rubbed but clean. Minor rolling to spine and minor wear to corners and spine ends. Staples through the hinge have rusted and lightly stained the hinge between most pages, though text is unaffected and remains bright. Brown floral patterned endpapers. Front free end page lacks a 1/4 strip to the edge. Pages are tightly bound. 392 pages + ads. Literature. LIT/11193. Very Good.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1890. Hardcover. Scarce Edition. Very good red cloth 8vo, intricate black stamping to front cover and spine, bright gilt to spine as well. Spine faded. Minor wear to spine ends. Small whitish stain to rear board. Minor wear to corners. Black coated endpapers; antiquated signature to early flyleaf. Interior is quite clean, though some light foxing in some areas, heaviest on early/late pages. 4 illustrated plates, including frontispiece. Binding is tight, no loose pages or signatures. 483 pages. Literature. LIT/12013. 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.
London: The Unicorn Press, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. Poetry. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Number 3 of the Unicorn Books of Verse. Pale orange cloth stamped with red art nouveau pattern and lettering. teg, other edges uncut. Slight bumping of corners and cloth slightly soiled in a few spots, but still very bright and pretty. Light browning and foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright. A nice copy of a SCARCE title. POE/32404. Very Good.
Berlin: H.W. Müller, 1879. Hardcover. Fourth edition. With 9 black and white illustrations. Attractively bound in red cloth with black and gilt decoration to spine and front cover. Wear to corners, edges of boards, and spine ends. Minor discoloration to spine and rear cover. Minor foxing. Crease and light dampstain to edge of front free endpaper. Printed in German Fraktur typeface. 182 pages. GER/122917. Very Good.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. 1st edition. Very good in brown cloth covered boards with black title to front board and bright gilt title to spine. Lovely illustration to front board and to spine. Minor soiling to edges of front board and to rear board. Minor wear to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with frontispiece illustration. 279 pages. Literature. LIT/9172. Very Good.
New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, circa 1900. Hardcover. Maple Leaf Series. Illustrated. Light brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and green and brown illustration of maple leaves to front cover and spine. Minor sunning to spine, slight crease to top corner of front cover, and a few spots of soiling to boards and spine. Chipping to edges of some pages and minor browning to margins of pages. Clean and bright overall. Patterned endpapers. 224 pages plus 4 pages of ads. MUS/041718. Very Good.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good + in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. iIllustration to front board and embossed decoration fo both front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners and light browning to spine. Gift inscription to original owner from her teacher on front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Illustrated frontispiece with intact tissue guard. 445 pages. LIT/041818. 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.
Baltimore: The Friedenwald Co., 1897. Second Edition. Hardcover. SCARCE. Very good in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt title and beautiful silver and gilt decoration to front board and to spine. Minor rubbing and bumping edges. Previous owner's name and address to front free end page. Minor split to binding towards rear. Else is clean and bright. Binding is tight. Illustrated frontispiece with intact tissue guard. 257 pages + 4 pages of testimonials for the book. LIT/041818. Very Good.