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On the Green Meadows, a Book of Nature Stories

By Burgess, Thornton W.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1944. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Harrison Cady. 8vo. 182 pages. Hardcover bound in red cloth. Moderate wear to the binding. There are a couple of splash marks on the front cover, including a long one diagonally across the front cover. A sound copy with clean text. Stated First Edition on the copyright page.

$20.00

The First Day of the Week

By Anon.

Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1827. Paperback. Fair. 16mo. 108 pages. A small book measuring about 5 1/2 inches tall by 3 1/2 inches wide. Hardcover quarter bound in black leather with marbled paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed, and some of the marbling is worn away. Small tear in leather hinge at headcap of spine. Corners rubbed down to boards. Heavy damping to lower half of endpapers. Notation written on front pastedown. "Samuel Moore" is written lightly in pencil on front flyleaf. Edges of text are damped and foxed. Occasional spots in text. A very early copy.

$25.00

Open Sesame! Poetry and Prose for School-Days. Volume I, Arranged fro Children from Four to Twelve Years Old

By Bellamy, Blanche Wilder; [and] Maud Wilder Goodwin

Boston: Published by Ginn & Company, 1891. Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 316, 5 pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth with cover designs embossed in darker green. The binding is quite worn and rubbed but holding. Front inner hinge cracking with the muslin exposed, and the rear inner hinge is starting. Lacks the front flyleaf; the first page is the title page. Early owner's name at the top of the title page. A sound reading copy.

$8.00

Now and Then - Here and There Around the States with Johnny Bear

By Smalley, Janet

New York: William Morrow & Company, 1931. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 9-1 pages. Hardcover bound in mauve paper-colored boards with cover designs in black and yellow. The binding is worn, bumped and soiled and is slightly bowed. Inner hinges are secure. There are 1931 inscriptions from the original owner on the title page. Text is clean. Illustated.

$45.00

Playtime

By Murray, Clara

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1929. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 128 pages. Hardcover bound in green and yellow pictorial cloth. The binding is worn, bumped and soiled. Inner hinges holding, but the binding is a bit shaken, and there is pencil scribbling on the endpapers. Text appears unmarked. Illustrated with color drawings.

$12.50

Sweetheart Travellers, A Child's Book for Children, for Women, and for Men

By Crockett, S. R.

London: Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co., 1895. Hardcover. Fair. Gordon Browne; [and] W. H. C. Groome. 8vo. 310, 26 pages (26 page publisher's catalogue at the rear). Hardcover bound in slate green cloth with cover designs in white and in black. The binding is worn and bumped, and the front inner hinge is cracking. There is a bookseller's ticket for "D. B. Friend & Co." in Brighton and Hove (England) on the front pastedown. Original owner's inscription on the verso of the front flyleaf reads, "Maude A. G. Kyle / With love from / Aunt Nancy (or Nanny) / Christmas 1895." Text block is sound and generally clean.

$6.50

Farmer Giles of Ham, The Rise and Wonderful Adventures of Farmer Giles, Lord of Tame, Count of Worminghall and King of the Little Kingdom

By Tolkien, J. R. R.

London and Boston: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. [and] Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Pauline Diana Baynes. 12mo. 78 pages. Hardcover in tan cloth boards with illustration on front cover. Title on spine. Binding is soiled from handling. Patterned endpapers. Some pages have smudges. Originally published in 1949, this is a 6th impression.

$10.00

Teen-Age Baseball Stories

By Owen, Frank

New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 255 pages. Hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. The jacket has light to moderate wear. Prior owner's bookplate on front flyleaf. Text is clean.

$10.00

Spark The Story of a Bull Terrier and His Dog Friends

By Rosalie G. Mendel

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Co., 1916. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. H. Von Hofsten. 12mo. 119 pages. A small book measuring 8 1/2 inches tall by 6 1/8 inches wide. Hardcover bound in purple cloth with a color painted picture of dogs and a cat on the front cover. The binding shows moderate rubbing and wear with some bumping and scuffing about the edges. There is some insect damage at the bottom corner of the text block, going into the margin a little on some of the pages and affecting about 3 inches along the very bottom edge. There was also a very little nibble at the fore edge of the text block. This does not affect the text at all. Lacks the dust jacket, but the inner flaps of the jacket are laid in loosely. The inner hinges are secure. The title page has a crease or wrinkle near the top corner, but the text itself is generally clean and unmarked. A solid copy. Illustrated with a number of full and partial page black and white drawings. A charming book.

$17.50

Mister Rogers Tells the Story... Time to be Friends. A Hallmark Pop-up Book

By Cassler, Carl

Princeton, N.J.: Small World Enterprises, Inc., 1974. Soft cover. Good. 8vo. Green and blue hardcover. Moderate wear to the binding. A couple of pop-ups have some damage, but overall a decent copy.

$9.00

Backboard Fever, a Chip Hilton Sports Story

By Bee, Clair

New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 210 pages. Hardcover with a blue pictorial dust jacket. The jacket shows some edge wear, and there are a couple of tears and creasing on the bottom edge of the jacket's rear panel. Early price sticker on the front panel of the jacket. The book is sound and clean.

$9.50

The Litte Colonel's Knight Comes Riding

By Johnston, Annie Fellows

Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1910. Hardcover. Good. Etheldred B. Barry. 12mo. 318 pages. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with cover designs in white, grey, red and green. Light to moderate wear to the binding. Rear inner hinge is cracking. Otherwise a sound copy and clean within. Early owner's signature on the front flyleaf. Illustrated.

$8.00

The Litte Colonel's Christmas Vacation

By Johnston, Annie Fellows

Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1911. Hardcover. Very Good. Etheldred B. Barry. 12mo. 333 pages. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with cover designs in red and green. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Early owner's signature on the front flyleaf. Illustrated.

$10.00

Health in Good-Habit Land (The Health and Happiness Series)

By Newmayer, S. Weir; [and] Edwin C. Broome

New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago: American Book Company, 1934. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 155 pages. Hardcover bound in orange cloth with cover designs in white and black The binding shows wear and is dust-stained but sound. Secure inner hinges (sturdy cloth hinges). Illustrated with several tri-color plates and text drawings. Text is a little toned with occasional spotting.

$10.00

Thy Kingdom Come: A Tale for Boys and Girls. (The Little Hazel Series)

By Horsburgh, Matilda

T. Nelson and Sons: London, Edinburgh, and New York, 1886. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 144 pages. Hardcover in decorative brown cloth with green leaf decoration on front board and spine. Corners of boards are bumped. Binding has toning at edges of front board, with rubbing of the cloth at the hinges. "Presented to Susie Carn by her Teacher, Annie Steiner, Christmas, 1888." is written on the front flyleaf. Patterned endpapers. Some toning at edges of pages, occasional foxing. Page 46-47 has a ghosted image of a three leaf stem. Other than the frontis and the illustration on the title page, this is NOT an illustrated book.

$10.00

Dotty Dimple at her Grandmother's. (Dotty Dimple Stories Series)

By May, Sophie

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1895. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 190 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth with cover designs in darker blue and with cover titles in silver. The binding is rather worn and soiled from handling with smudge marks on the covers. The spine is toned. Inner hinges secure, and the text block is sound. An early owner's inscription on the front flyleaf reads, "Leila Mary Caston / Feb. 18th 1899 / from her Father." Some of the pages of text also show some stains and smudges from handling. Appears complete with five full-page drawings, including the frontis.

$8.00

Wee Lucy; Little Prudy's "Wee Croodlin' Doo." (Little Prudy's Children Series)

By May, Sophie

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1894. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 164, (10) pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth with cover designs in darker blue and with cover titles in silver. The binding is rather worn and soiled from handling with smudge marks on the covers. The spine is toned. Inner hinges secure, and the text block is sound. An early owner's inscription on the front flyleaf reads, "Leila M. Caston." Some of the pages of text also show some stains and smudges from handling. Appears complete with four full-page drawings, including the frontis. The leaf for pages 41-42 is chipped at the bottom corner, not affecting the text. Part of the story is about Christmas and Santa Claus. We're not sure if Santa actually makes an appearance, but the children refer to him as "Sandy Claw.

$12.50

Jimmy Boy (Little Prudy's Children Series)

By May, Sophie

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1895. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 157, (2) pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth with cover designs in darker blue and with cover titles in silver. The binding is rather worn and soiled from handling with smudge marks on the covers. The spine is toned. Inner hinges secure, and the text block is sound. An early owner's inscription on the front flyleaf reads, "Leila M. Carton (or Caston?) / Christmas 1897." Some of the pages of text also show some stains and smudges from handling. The leaf for pages 119-120 has a long diagonal tear running down the middle of the page, almost to the bottom. Appears complete with four full-page drawings, including the frontis.

$8.00

Kyzie Dunlee,"A Golden Girl." (Little Prudy's Children Series)

By May, Sophie

Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1895. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 180 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth with cover designs in darker blue and with cover titles in silver. The binding is rather worn and soiled from handling with smudge marks on the covers. The spine is toned. Inner hinges secure, and the text block is sound. An early owner's inscription on the front flyleaf reads, "Leila M. Caston / Christmas 1897." Some of the pages of text also show some stains and smudges from handling. Appears complete with four full-page drawings, including the frontis.

$8.00

The Boy Emigrants

By Brooks, Noah

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. Hardcover. Very Good. Thomas Moran and W. L. Sheppard. 12mo. 381 pages. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with cover designs embossed in black. Light to moderate wear to the binding. Corners sharp. There is some smudging to the front cover from handling. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Illustrated with eight plates.

$8.00

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