London: Hutchinson/ MacMIllan/Little Brown/Clarkson N. Potter, 1941 - 1975. Hardcover. Very Good. Average around 250 pgs each. 6 x 9 in. Cloth bindings with labels on spine and cover. Vols 19, The Last Saturday book and spare copy of Vol 27 have dust jackets. Many color and B&W illustrations. Contributed to by many well-known writers, on many fascinating subjects. Condition is VERY GOOD; several have cracked front hinges, but bindings are sound, most have slight wear to ends of hinges and corners, most corners bumped, three slightly faded, but very nice, clean copies overall, with text in very good condition.
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, n.d.. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good. Cecil Adam. 189 pages. 8 x 11 1/4 in. Vellum quarter binding on spine, red cloth on beveled boards, gilt lettering and design on cover, top edge of text block gilt- other edges deckled, numerous illustrations throughout in black, orange, & purple- several full page, colored illustration of frontis. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear and some soiling to covers and spine, edges of text block lightly tanned, pages clean, binding tight. This volume is # 13 of 50 printed on mould made laid paper (schooner watermark), signed by both author and illustrator as stated on limitation page- no date, circa 1930. Children, RGR.
Chicago: Children's Library Association, 1954. First edition. Wraps. Fine. 7 x 4-1/2 inches, 32 pages. Publisher's salmon wrappers. Condition is FINE. An interesting catalog, with acquisition sources listed. children, ephemera
New York, Longmans, Green & Co., 1951. Hardcover. Ex-Library. 7-1/2 x 5 inches, 94 p. Publisher's brown cloth. GOOD condition, Binding is tight with slight tear at foot of spine. Ex-library with shelf location on front cover, rubber-stamped bookplate and acquisition number, and date due slip at end. children stack
5 x 6 1/4 in. vi, 208 pgs. Blue pictoral cloth with silver lettering. Color litho frontis and B&W illus. Condition is VERY GOOD ; slight edge wear, covers very clean, front upper cover darkened, binding tight, text very clean. Color frontis is terrific. Children's. RGR.
6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. x, 157 pgs. Cream cloth boards with gilt image of Jesus on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Color frontis, full-pg illus and B&W vignettes by Elsie Walker. Condition is VERY GOOD+ ; no wear to corners or edges, covers very clean, binding tight, text and illus extremely clean and fresh. Endpapers slightly browned. DJ condition is GOOD+ ; not price-clipped ($3.75) corners and ends of spine worn with some tears, large closed tear upper front, edges chipped, colors good and fresh, very clean. In new Mylar wrapper. Children. Stacks.
47 pages. 6 x 8 inches. Green heavy paper binding, green and brown printing, several b&w illustrations. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear overall- edges darkened with light foxing, page 23 missing small piece of lower corner- other wise pages very clean and intact, binding tight. Children, RGR.
64 pages. 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Green cloth quarter binding with printed lithograph paper boards, edges of text block tinted orange, teal end papers, fully illustrated in color engravings. Condition of the book is GOOD: wear and soiling to covers and spine- heavier at edges, spine lightly darkened, corners bent and worn, light scuffing overall, edges of text block darkened, pages foxed- some with very minimal foxing, binding sound. Children, RGR.
251 pages. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Magenta cloth binding, black lettering, several b&w illustrations. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear and soiling to covers and spine, light rippling of cloth to cover fore edge, remains of paper price sticker on ffep., pages clean, binding tight. Condition of the dustjacket is GOOD: wear and soiling overall, remains of price sticker on front cover, several stains on rear cover, price clipped, in new mylar wrapper. Children, RGR.
34 pages. 9 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. Red quarter cloth binding with grey paper boards, black lettering on paper label, several illustrations. Condition of the book is FAIR: heavy wear to covers- heavier wear to spine esp. top spine end, spine lightly faded, light fading to covers, edges of text block lightly darkened, pages with some soiling, binding loose- spine almost detached. Children, RGR.
67 pages. 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. Blue quarter cloth binding with teal paper boards, black lettering on paper label, several illustrations. Condition of the book is GOOD: wear to covers- heavier wear to spine esp. top spine end, spine lightly faded, light fading to covers, edges of text block lightly darkened, pages foxed, binding loose but sound. Children, RGR.
200 pages. 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. Red cloth binding, gilt lettering, frontis illustration. Condition of the book is FAIR: wear and soiling with a few ink marks to covers and spine, spine faded and worn at ends- sticker mark on lower end, edges of text block darkened, ffep. cut out, stamps from Camp Caribou on end papers, previous owner's name in ink on second ffep., binding fine. children, stack.
5 1/2 x 8 in. 147 pgs. Azure blue cloth boards withblack lettering on spine. Condition of book is VERY GOOD ; no wear to edges, covers very clean with some darkening along edges, esp. at bottom. Binding tight, text perfect. DJ is VERY GOOD ; not price-clipped ($3.00), very clean and fresh, no tears or chipping, spine slightly faded. Children. RGR.
5 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. 140 pgs. Green cloth boards with yellow pictorals and lettering on spine. Condition of book is VERY GOOD+ ; no edge wear or bumping, top and bottom slightly darkened, covers very clean and fresh, binding tight, text perfect. DJ condition id VERY GOOD ; not price-clipped ($2.75), some wear and chipping, more to top of spine, slightly faded overall, very clean. Children's. RGR.
232 pages. 5 x 7 in. Red cloth spine binding with green cloth boards, black printing. Condition of the book is FAIR: heavy wear and soiling to covers and spine- esp. corners, spine edges very worn with pieces missing, pages lightly tanned, binding loose- several pages detached, inscribed in ink on inside of front cover. Children, stack.
5 1/2 x 8 in. 191 pgs. Quarter blue cloth the red and white check boards, white lettering on spine. Pictoral endpapers, B&W illus. Book condition is VERY GOOD ; coners bumped, little wear, very clean and fresh, binding tight, text clean. DJ condition is GOOD+ ; not price-clipped ($1.25), some wear and chipping, 2 closed tears, slightly faded. Children. Stacks.
5 x 7 1/2 in. 159 pgs. Gray cloth covers with decorative pattern and title in blue, as is title on spine. Charming B&W illus. Condition is GOOD+ ; corners and ends of spine bumped and worn, covers darkened with some small spots, binding tight, text very clean, gift dedication in pencil on ffep. Children's. Stacks.
No date c. 1895. Neue auflage. 106 & 118 pages. 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. high. Color litho on cover also color litho frontis to second story. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD; Spine faded, previous owner's name on ffep (dated Easter, 1898), otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Text in German. Children's RGR.
9 x 11 in. Unpaginated. Gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Map endpapers and color illus. Condition of book is : VERY GOOD ; covers very clean, scuffing and slight wear to corners and edges, text extremely clean, binding tight. A very nice copy. DJ condition is VERY GOOD ; price is clipped at bottom, but not at top ($3.75), slight wear to edges, tear at top of spine has scotch tape repair but is hard to see. Some very faint soiling, but overall very clean and nice. In New Mylar wrapper. Childrens. RGR.
Frederick A. Stokes Co. , 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. 307 pgs. Violet cloth boards with tipped-in color offset print and turquiose overprinting, turquoise lettering on spine. Color pictoral endpapers, B&W illus. Condition is VERY GOOD ; corners and edges worn, spine creased vertically, spine faded. Front hinge cracked but binding sound. Text very clean, owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Children's. RGR. JL.