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The Van Troon's

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kansas City, The Faultless Starch Company: 0

Seller ID: 018817

Condition: Fine


Volume 27 of The Faultless Starch Library series. 36 titles of these children's chapbooks were published by the company from the 1890's through the 1930's. Printed in black ink on white paper. Illustrated front cover of children playing among some large mushrooms. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. 3 x 5 inches. Advertisement for Beaham's Faultless Starch on front inside cover and back cover. 15 pages. Fine copies are uncommon. View more info

The Byron Gallery A Series of Historical Embellishments to Illustrate the Poetical Works of Lord Byron

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1833

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019063

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful contemporary full black Moroccan leather with much gilt decorations. Edges gilt. A beautiful book. 31 plates plus engraved title, complete. All tissue guards present. Some foxing. 6 x 9 inches. Unpaginated. View more info

Bound Manuscript Containing Three Children's Stories, "The Little Black Dog or the Stranger of Syracuse," "The Silver Key," and "The Picture," Written for Louisa Diana Spencer, Elizabeth Charlotte Spencer, and Charles Frederic Octavius Spencer, Respectively, Three of of Lord Churchill's Children. By an Unknown Hand.

By: N/A

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Oxfordshire, England, Wychwood; Cornbury: 0

Seller ID: 020250

Condition: Very Good


Very nicely done modern 3/4 brown leather binding with marbled boards. 1830 and 1832. 4 1/4" x 6 5/8." 184 pages, missing at least one leaf (two pages) at the end of the third story, "The Picture." Tipped-in drawing of a castle initialed "C.E.M." at Page 90 which may identify the author. A beautiful book with hand-drawn ink illustrations and handwritten text. Raised bands and impressed decorative motifs on the spine. Pages and covers are ve... View more info

A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Ltd.: 1901

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 602

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Limited to 250 copies. Numerous black and white illustrations. Cloth with decorative front cover. 286 pages. Book measures 7 1/4 x 10 1/2. Uncut page edges. Browning to end papers. In the Introduction, the author acquaints the reader with some events of his childhood and in particular his family's move to a farm. He uses those memories as background for this fictional story. View more info

A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1900

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4501

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Limited to 100 copies, signed by the author. New edition revised with a new Preface. Spine label. Uncut page edges. Some unopened pages. 276 pages. Ink notation rear end paper. Chipping to spine top and bottom, small tear spine top. Some sun fading rear cover. Front end papers small tears at spine. The author describes his childhood and youth living on a farm. View more info

The Macaroni Tree : A Medley of Fancies and Fairies from the Land of Make Believe

By: Amsden, Dora

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Wallace Hebberd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14580

Condition: Collectible-Fine


58 pages; drawings; tan publisher's binding with red lettering and fairy illustration. Inscribed by the author on front flyleaf - "Walter T. Burton. from his very sincere and grateful friend, Dora Amsden. Berkeley, June 26th, 1927" in ink. A children's book about fairies. Former owner's bookplate removed from front pastedown, with some residual glue. Fine copy, signed of this unusual children's book. View more info

The Wee Little bear, a Bedtime Story.

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, Samuel Lowe Company: 1944

Seller ID: 5713

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


12 pages including cover, color illustrations by Margot Voigt accompany little story about Baby Bear, his parents, Jackey Bear and Joey Bear and friends. View more info

The Book of Jeremiah Including the Lamentations with Fifteen Drawings in Black and White By William Saphier

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed By Nicholas L. Borwn: 1921

Seller ID: 8012

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Limited to 975 copies (this copy unnumbered). Cloth backed boards, with 1/2 inch split to front top corner. Some discoloring to cloth spine. 208 pages. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Carol Singing"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 8947

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Stereograph card (7 x 3 1/4 inch) with slight soiling to card. Gathering of 7 children singing in costume in front of steps at a home's entry. Late 19th century? Small label on back with title "carol singing". View more info

The Children's Mother Goose. The Most Complete Mother Goose Published in America - 700 Rhymes.

By: Anonymous

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10069

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


120 pages; illustrations (some full page color); index; bound in green cloth with color illustration pasted on (1 x 1/2 inch scuff mark at the bottom). Evidence of book use on the spine and 2 1/2 inch tear to the title page, lower left corner. Clean inside with no markings, binding still solid. "Alice Evelyn Apell, Xmas 1926" on the notice front page in ink. View more info

The Care and Feeding of Infants.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Borden's Condensed Milk Co.:

Seller ID: 12629

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1920s. [6] pages; table; paper wrapper (4 x 7 inch). Minor curling to the top of the pamphlet. Small pamphlet discussing the use of "Eagle Brand" condensed milk. It covers bottles and nipples, temperature, cleanliness, regularity, bath, clothing, fresh air, exercise, and unsweetened milk. Very good clean copy. View more info

Kellogg's Rhyme and Color Book.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kellogg Company: 1932

Seller ID: 12852

Condition: Collectible-Fine


"No. 212". [14] pages; drawings; stiff paper wrapper (4 1/4 x 6 3/8 inch) with title on the cover. A coloring booklet for young children with text containing information for the parents. Mainly concerned with cereals and nutrition for a healthy body. fine clean copy. View more info

The Big Budget for Boys

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Blackie and Son Limited.:

Seller ID: 14960

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Color illustrated binding of paper over boards. Light wear at extremities, but a very nice and clean copy of a book usually found in poor condition. 7 x 9 1/4 inches. Contains: Color frontispiece, "Pepper" by W.E. Wifgull; Something to Sneeze At, by W.H. Morris, illustrated by W.E. Wifgull; Why Bonham Wouldn't Play by Hamish Hunter, illustrated by Ernest Radcliff; The Mystery of Drunack Bay, by C.W.C Drury, illustrated by Cecil Orr; The Grasshopper, by W.K. Holme... View more info

A Bushel of Laughs

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ill., Max Stein Publishing House:

Seller ID: 15419

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900's. Paper pamphlet with color illustration of laughing clown and dog. Some chipping, 2 folds in front cover. Dimensions 5 x 8 inches. From title page, "Compiled by Hugh Mustlaff". Collection of jokes, funny stories and illustrations. View more info

Crepe Craft for Children

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 016421

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1935 (?). Staple bound, yellow paper cover with illustration of clown in blue and red. 19 pages in black, white and red ink. Instructions on how to make various crafts with crepe paper, intended for children. View more info

The Illustrated Book of Natural History: In Four Parts (Part One)

By: Ashmead, Henry B.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Henry B. Ashmead: 1858

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019492

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding with new spine and corners. Part One only. Eight colored bird prints. 10 1/4" x 12 7/8." Thirty-one pages, complete. Gilt and impressed decorations on front cover. Impressed decorations on back cover. Pages have light foxing and dampstaining. Printed for the American Sunday-School Union. Contents of Part One are the following: "Turkey," "Eagle," "Hen," "Skylark," "Nightingale,&... View more info

The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Morall

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club. New York. 1944.: 1944

Seller ID: 549

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Francis Bacon -- Baron of Verulam; Viscount Saint Alban. With an Introduction by Christopher Morley. No. 1060 of 1100 copies signed by Bruce Rogers. Printed at the Press of William E. Rudge's Sons. In folding box. Gilt edged pages. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Some unopened pages. 190 pages. Measures 8 3/4 x 13. Bacon published the first edition of these Essays in 1597. Essays on: Truth; Death; Unitie in Religion; Parents and Children; Marriage and Single Life; Envie; T... View more info

The Tale of Bobby Bobolink.

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York., Grosset & Dunlap.: 1920

Seller ID: 12113

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


120 pages; illustrations; brown binding with gilt lettering and design on the cover and spine, dust jacket under mylar. Some chipping and tears to the dust jacket. Very good clean copy. View more info

Laughing Through the Orient with "Old Bill" and Bruce Bairnsfather

By: Bairnsfather, Bruce

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1932

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 15110

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's red cloth binding with black lettering on spine and author's recessed signature on front cover. Some wear and tearing on dust jacket, protected by mylar. 68 pages, black and white cartoon drawings throughout. Captain Charles Bruce Bairnsfather (1887-1959) was a British humorist and cartoonist. His most famous character is "Old Bill", created during the First World War. In this volume the author relates his humorous adventures with "Old Bill" w... View more info

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The Boy Ranchers; or, Solving the Mystery at Diamond X

By: Baker, Willard F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1921

Seller ID: 016226

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's cloth binding with black ink lettering and illustrations of two young men riding their horses on front. Very minor rubbing on edges. Dust jacket has color illustration of young man on horse roping a steer, minor chipping, protected by mylar. 210 pages with two pages of publisher advertisements in back. One plate in front. Historical fiction of the Old West aimed at young people. View more info