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Grandpa's (Godwin's) Stories: Home Talks out of the Wonderful Book

By H

Philadelphia: Hubbard, 1885. 516 pp, frontis/tissue guard, numerous b/w illustrations of biblical scenes, bright blue cloth , decorated endpapers. gilt decorations/black/red drawing front cover, all edges gilt, large 8vo. Spine edges bumped with light wear spine ends, edges, corner tips; pencil name decoration & blank endpapers, very good, no dust jacket. Hard Cover. Very Good.


Zweites Lesebuch. German-English Readers for Catholic Schools (second reader)

New York: Benziger Brothers, 1909. 94 pages, a few b/w illustrations, text in German, arithmetic table inside front cover/endpapers, drawings back endpapers/cover; 12mo, tan cloth. Cover spine and cloth on outer edge missing, very worn, poor; contents fair, soil general wear. Hardcover. Poor.


`Happy Hours at Home: Or, Know Thyself

By Byrum, Isabel C

Anderson, IN: Gospel Trumpet Company, 1914. 95 pages, full page b/w illustrations; 8vo, red cloth, pictorial front cover. Spine ends and corner tips worn, price spine, front and back covers, back inside cover small tape stains, tear front endpaper with note "from Swedish Mission Sunday School Xmas 1923" and name,good; contents very good+ . hardcover. Good.


Saints in the Sky: The Story of Saint Catherine of Siena for Children

By Windeatt, Mary Fabyan

New York: Sheed & New York, 1941. Ex lib college library. 73 pages, blue/white illustrations by Helen Louise Beccard; 8vo, light brown cloth. Spine ends/cover corners frayed, name, withdrawal stamp front endpaper, a few library stamps, pocket/bar code, good; no dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Beccard, Helen Louise.


Golden Sunbeams for the Young People

By White, Alma

Zarephath, NJ: Pillar of Fire, 1947. 132 pages + ads, b/w photos and drawings, a few songs with music notation; 4to, blue textured cloth. Spine ends/corner tips frayed, light soil half title. good+; contents very good. Pious stories, poems and songs for children. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. Good.


The Friar and the Knight: Bartolome de Olmedo and Cortez

By Strousse, Flora

New York: P. J. Kenedy & Sons/ American Backround Books, 1957. 190 pages, b/w illustrations by William Wilson, index; 8vo, green boards. Very good+, spine ends lightly bumped; dust jacket very good-, short tears, light edgewear. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Wilson, William.


Tent Pegs:nd Other Stories for Children and Their Friends

By Swartout, Paul Franklin

New York: Abingdom Press, 1939. Ex lib. church library. 120 pages, 12mo, orange clioth. Introduction bu George B. Cutten, President Colgate University stating these stories were told by the author to children in church. All of them have a moral. Light cover wear spine ends/corner tips, church rubber stamp inside front cover with date slip, pocket residue back endpaper, good; contents very good. Hard Cover. Good.


Gabriel Richard: Frontier Ambassador

By Woodford, Frank B., and Albert Hyma

Detroit: Wayne State University, 1958. One of 1000 copies placed in school libraries. 159 pages, b/w illustrations, notes and references, index, map endpapers; 4to red cloth. Very good, cover edges rubbed, lightly worn; no dust jacket. Hard Cover. Ver y Good.


Kurze Biblische Geschichte fur die Unteren Schuljahre der Katholische Volkschule

By Knecht, Friedrich Justus

St. Louis: B. Herder, 1902. Text in German. 96 pages, 46 b/w illustrations; 16mo, brown cloth. Very good+ light wear spine ends/corner tips cover . Hard Cover. Ver y Good.


Biblical History in the Words of Holy Scripture with Engravings, Maps, Questions and Notes: A Lesson-Book for Sunday and Weekday Schools

Reading, PA: Pilger Book Store, 1880. 169 pages, b/w illustrations in text, tables; 16mo, green cloth. Cover spine ends worn, soil, name, good; contents very good; no dust jacket. 41st edition. Hard Cover. Good.


Joan of Arc of Domermy

By Morpurgo, Michael

San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1999. 124 pages, color illustrations by Michael Foreman, author's note, acknowledgments, color map illustrated endpapers; 4tro, pictorial coated boards. Fictional account of Saint;s life by Eloise who has moved to the town where Joan fought. Fine; dust jacket very good-, tear rear, light wear. . First Printing. Hard Cover. Fi ne/Good. Illus. by Foreman, Michael.


The Bible Story Book for Boys and Girls

By Fryer, Jane Eayre

Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1924. 352 pages, 4 color plates, tinted chapter heads and full page illustratiopns by Edwin John Prittie, illustrated end papers, paste-on label front cover; 8vo, blue cloth. Cover tears along spine edges, worn ends of spine and corner tips, label rubbed, piece missing edge front pastedown, stains endpapers, a few page margins, inner hinge badly broken, mended with clear tape, name front endpaper, poor, ; contents good+; no dust jacket. Hard Cover. Poor. Illus. by Prittie, Edwin John.


The Children's Book of Virtues
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The Children's Book of Virtues

By Bennett, William J., ed.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. 112 pages, full color illustrations each page by Michael Hague, 4to; pictorial boards. Near fine condition; dust jacket very good, light edgewear. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Ver y Good. Illus. by Hague, Michael.