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Air Service Boys over the Enemy's Lines; or, The German Spy's Secret (Air Service Series)

By: Beach, Charles Amory

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1919

Seller ID: 020202

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's red cloth binding with multicolored illustrated dust wrapper. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4." 216 pages, complete. One black and white plate, complete. A couple pages of advertisements for other books in the back. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Dust wrapper is clean and intact overall but has small chips along the top edge. This book is third in the Air Service Series. There are six books total in the series. In this book, friends Tom Raymond and Jack Parmly embark on a dangerous mission across German enemy lines. View more info

The Old Wives' Tale; Two Volumes

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club. Oxford. 1941.: 1941

Seller ID: 530

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards in dust wrapper. Boards illustrated with floral pattern; gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated dust wrapper front cover and spine. Two volumes, 729 total pages. No. 910 of 1500 copies signed by illustrator. Measures 7 3/4 x 11 3/4. With an Introduction by Frank Swinnerton and a Preface by the Author. The author writes about the England he loved and some of the local characters. View more info

Lorna Doone

By: Blackmore, R.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company.: 1930

Seller ID: 7141

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1930). Publisher's black cloth. Eight full page color illustrations. 646 pages. View more info

Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor. Edited By Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.

By: Blackmore, R.D.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Springfield, Mass., Milton Bradley Company: 1921

Seller ID: 9821

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bradley Quality Books for Children. 351 pages; 14 color illustrations; bound in publisher's cloth with color illustration glued to the front cover, gilt lettering to the spine. Inscribed in the front is 'Happy Birthday to Peggy, from Aunt Frances. March 1922'. Clean copy with sound binding. View more info

The Story of Gettysburg in Pictures; or, Historic Views of America's Greatest Battlefield: Gettysburg

By: Blocher's

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Blocher's: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019787

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with a multicolored illustration showing portraits of Generals Robert E. Lee and George G. Meade and the High Water Mark Monument. Multicolored illustration of the Lincoln Speech Memorial with accompanying reprint of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back cover. No date, circa 1919. 10 1/2" x 8 3/8." Forty-seven pages, complete. Forty-six black and white reprinted photographs and illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A fine copy. As the title suggests, this is a picture book that "describes" (with minimal t... View more info

Heaven Folk

By: Bonsels, Waldemar

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Seltzer: 1924

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 4493

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated dust wrapper; chipping spine top and bottom; stain spine top; tape on back. Uncut page edges. Offsetting to front and back end papers. Tear bottom page 47, text unaffected. Ink notation front end paper. Translation of this book by Adele Szold Seltzer. Poems done into English by Arthur Guiterman. Although written for adults, this book has also been adopted as a book for children. From the dust wrapper: "The main character is the Sprite." "He has been banished from his own home and comes to live on earth among trees and plants, may-beetles, hedgehogs, frogs, owls, larks, ... View more info

The Island Home; or, the Young Cast-Aways. Edited By Christopher Romaunt, Esq.

By: Bowman, James F.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Gould and Lincoln: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12711

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


461 pages; ads in back; brown cloth binding (faded) with bowing to the binding. Fading to the binding, especially the spine. R.M. Ballantyne lifted the plot of this work for his novel 'The Coral Island', which in turn inspired Robert Louis Stevenson to visit the south seas and write 'Treasure Island'. See Eric Quale EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE (London, 1983) on pages 193-194, for a discussion of the relationship among these books. Very good copy. View more info

Oh Skin-nay!: The Days of Real Sport

By: Bragg, Clare A.; Wilbur D. Nesbit (Verses)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, P. F. Volland Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019455

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's cloth-backed illustrated boards. 11 3/4" x 8 3/4." 123 pages, complete. Thirty illustrations, complete. Illustrations by cartoonist Clare A. Briggs (1875-1930) with accompanying poems by Wilbur D. Nesbit (1871-1927). Pages are intact; binding is tight. A few of the illustrations are colored in crayon by a former owner. View more info

The Chilodren's Book of American Landmarks

By: Bryant, Lorinda Munson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, The Century Co.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019060

Condition: Fine


Publisher's red cloth with black lettering. Dust wrapper with very light chipping top and bottom of spine. 50 photo illustrations. A very clean and complete copy. 7 x 10 inches. 106 pages, including index. View more info

Thirty Illustrations of Childe Harold. The Original Drawings Produced Expressly For The Art-Union of London

By: Bryon, Lord George Gordon Noel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Art-Union of London: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017151

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth that is half bound with gilt lettering and design on spine. Raised bands and all gilt edges. 8 1/2 X 11 1/4 inches. 122 pages. This beautiful copy has 30 illustrations. All plates are fully intact. Marbling on insides of front and back covers. Some scuff marks on front and back cover and also lightly sunned on front cover and spine. Corners are bumped. Dampstain on top edge of 52 pages. Foxing throughout copy, some lighter then others, however this beautiful copy is clean and complete and binding is tight. View more info

Two Little Pilgrims' Progress : A Story of The City Beautiful

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New-York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3856

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


BAL 2088. Gilt decoration and lettering front cover and spine. Full-page illustrations. 191 pages. Several pages of publisher's advertising. Offsetting to pages 58-59. Orphan twin brother and sister, Meg and Robin, live with their Aunt Matilda on her large Illinois farm. Aunt Matilda's home is cold and austere compared to the loving and cozy home they had shared with their parents. They talk and dream about life beyond the farm, in the City Beautiful. View more info

The Little Hunchback Zia

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019025

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's blue cloth with illuistrated front cover. In scarce dust wrapper, chipped along top edge. Price cut out of dust wrapper spine (as usual) leaving a lightened spot on spine of book.Illustrated. Bibliography of American Literature number 2123. 5 x 7 1/2 inches. 55 pages, complete. View more info

My Robin

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019026

Condition: Very Good


Dust wrapper chipped at spine extremities, not affecting lettering. Color illustrations. Publisher's green cloth. Bibliography of American Literature number 2118. 4 3/4 x 7 1//4 inches. 42 pages, complete. View more info

The Cotter's Saturday Night

By: Burns, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ernest Nister. London.:

Seller ID: 644

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910). The Laurel Wreath Series. Color illustration front cover. Color illustrations. Pages have black and white floral border. Small tear bottom front cover at spine. Book measures 4 1/4 x 5 1/2. A poem of family in Scotland. View more info

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Manfred : a Tragedy

By: Byron, Lord

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London., The Fanfrolico Press: 1929

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 14951

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's full vellum, with gilt letter and illustration on front cover. All edges gilt. Number 27 of 30 copies only and signed by the artist at the colophon. Black and white textural illustrations and purple and white full page illustrations by Carter. Unpaginated but complete. In custom made slipcase. A beautiful book. View more info

Rainbow Stories and Indian Myths

By: Caldwell, George W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Philips and Van Orden Company: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019779

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's gray wrapper with an illustration on the front cover. 5" x 6 3/4." 117 pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A clean, fine copy. Book is divided into two parts: "Rainbow Stories" and "Indian Myths." (The latter of the two comprises stories by the author, so while this part of the book is not a collection of traditional myths, Caldwell looked to Native American culture for inspiration.) Stories in "Rainbow Stories" include: "The Flight to Fairyland"; "The Fair... View more info

David Copperfield in Copperplate

By: Cameron, William Ross

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Printed at The Gillick Press. Berkeley. 1939.: 1939

Seller ID: 576

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 350 of 525 copies signed by the artist. Forty-six illustrations for the famous Dickens novel augmented by interpretative short passages taken from the original text. Illustrated front cover. Uncut page bottoms. From the Printer's Note: "In offering this series of drawings by William Ross Cameron, the printer is confident that their charm will be apparent to collectors & amateurs alike". View more info

Story of Jack Halyard, Selections Edited By Joseph Arnold Foster, Scripps College

By: Cardell, William S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Claremont, (Privately printed): 1951

Seller ID: 8298

Condition: Collectible-As New


Original blue wrappers printed in black. Two page introductory note by Foster original to this edition. The original title for this children's novel is: "Story of Jack Halyard,the sailor boy, or the virtous family, designed for American children, in families and schools." It was first published in the 1820's. The booklet was also printed by Foster, who was director of the fine printing department of Scripps College. Printed in a small edition. 26 pages. View more info

Sylvie and Bruno; and, Slyvie and Bruno Concluded

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, England, Macmillan and Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition of Both Volumes.

Seller ID: 13163

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


1889 and 1893. 2 volumes; publisher's red cloth binding with gilt lettering and gilt edging to pages. Fading and soiling to the spines. I: xxiii, 400 pages; illustrations; index. II: Sylvie and Bruno Concluded, xxxi, 423 pages; [5] pages ads in back; illustrations; index. Collection of stories gathered by Carroll in two volumes. View more info

The Twin Mystery.; Or, the Face in the Shadow

By: Carter, Nicholas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Street & Smith Corporation: 1901

Seller ID: 14856

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"The New Magnet Library No. 1202". 205 pages; ads in the front and back sections; color illustrated cover, paper wrapper (4 7/8 x 7 inch). Tear at the base of the front cover, former owner's name on the cover. Very good copy. View more info