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Our Darlings and their Pets.
New York: Cassell Publishing Company, 1892. Frontis, 155p, illustrations. 28cm. First edition. Illustrated paper boards and cloth back. Front cover detached; neat gift inscription; spine worn. Still, in good condition.
Item #13292
Price: $75.00
Parley's Household Library; a Perpetual Fund of Instruction.
New York: Edward H. Fletcher, 1854. 384p, illustrations, 16p catalog. 23cm. First edition. Stamped red cloth with titling in gilt on the spine. Mild damp stain on top edge and bottom edge corner; very slightly soiled; few spots on fore edge. Bookplate on front cover pastedown. A bright copy in very good condition.
Item #17322
Price: $125.00
Parley's Magazine for Children and Youth. New edition, revised and improved.
Boston: S. Colman, 1835. Contains: Volume 1, No. 1, March 16, 1833 [1-16]; Volume 1, No. 2, March 30, 1833 [17-32, missing 29-30]; Volume 1, No. 3, April 13, 1833 [33-48, 38 torn]; Volume 1, No. 4 , April 27, 1833 [49-64]; Volume 5, No. 5, May 11, 1833 [65-80]; Volume 1, No. 6, May 25, 1833 [81-96]; Volume 1, No. 7, June 8, 1833 [97-112, index]; Part 2, No. 1, Whole No. 8, [5-20]; Part 2, No. 2, Whole No. 9, [21-36]; Part 2, No. 3, Whole No. 10, [37-52]; Part 2, No. 4, Whole No. 11, [53-68]; Volume 1, No. 12, [177-192]; Part 2, No. 6, Whole No. 13, [85-100, index, piece missing from fore-edge of 90]; Part 3, No. 1, Whole No. 14, [5-20] Part 3, No. 2, Whole No. 15, [21-36]; Part 3, No. 3, Whole No. 16, [37-52]; Part 3, No. 4, Whole No. 17, [53-68]; Part 3, No. 5, Whole No. 18, [69-84]; Part 3, No. 6, Whole No. 19, [85-100, index]; [Presmably part 4 nos 1-6, but without title pages, paged 5-116p; or 305-416p., 4p index]. 18cm. Leather back and textured brown cloth. Front cover almost detached; spine rubbed, head cap missing, tail torn away; edges skinned; foxing, page tears. In good condition.
Item #3487
Price: $135.00
Pete's Puddle. With pictures by Beatrice Darwin.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1969. Not paginated. 18cm. First edition. Blue cloth; dust jacket. Inscribed by Joanna Foster on the title page. A fine copy in a near fine jacket.
Item #16508
Price: $100.00
Pollyanna's Jewels. The Fourth Glad Book
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1925. Frontis, 328p, illustrations. 20cm. Blue cloth in gilt with portrait in color on the front cover. A superb fine copy.
Item #14203
Price: $65.00
A present for a little boy. A new edition enlarged
Philadelphia: Published by Jacob Johnson, High-Street, 1802. [58p, publisher's ad], illustrations. 16cm. First American edition. Published in London in 1798. Red cloth back and marbled paper covers. Binding hand stitched; covers well rubbed; fore edge tears; older conservation repair to front cover; a few illustrations hand colored; older former library copy; signature of Martha Ellicott dated January, 1803 on the front free endpaper. Four full page engravings, others on the same page as the text, one signed W.R. [i.e. William Ralph]. A fair copy of a scarce children's book. [Cited in Shaw's American bibliography, 2930; Welch's Bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1821, 264.1; matches the copy held by the American Antiquarian Society; no other institutional copies found in the United States].
Item #20361
Price: $200.00
The Sailor Boy; or, the First and Last Voyage of Little Andrew.
Concord, NH: Rufus Merrill & Co. 1843. 16p. 11cm. Sewn wrappers, engraved illustrated front cover. Front cover starting to separate; prior owner's neat inscription on the verso of the front cover. Well preserved. In very good condition.
Item #14183
Price: $100.00
Sentimental Tommy. J. M. Barrie.
Sentimental Tommy.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Frontis, 478p, illustrations. 19cm. First American edition. Brown cloth with floral motif in green and gilt. Slightly soiled, bottom cover stained; prior owner's neat signature on the front free endpaper. Still, in very good condition.
Item #14189
Price: $85.00
Ten Little Mulligan Guards.
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, [1874]. 12 leaves, 13 chromolithographs including the cover. 23x28cm. Wrappers. Front cover detached, torn, corners missing; several pages with chipped edges, tears; torn bottom cover; leaves sewn together. A complete, cherished copy in fair condition.
Item #19330
Price: $125.00
Three Months on the Sea; or, A Voyage to India Showing How Philip Grey Improved and Beguiled His Time While Sailing on the Ocean. Grandfather's Library
Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1842. Frontis, engraved title page with red border, 144p, illustrations [engraved red borders]. 25cm. First edition. Green cloth with titling in gilt. Minor wear to the ends and corners, slightly cocked, front fly leaf almost pulled, still, in very good condition.
Item #14182
Price: $120.00
Under MacArthur in Luzon, or Last Battle in the Philippines. Illustrated by A.B. Shute. Old Glory Series
Boston: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1901. 312p, illustrations. 19cm. First edition. Pictorial redcloth in red, white, blue, black and gilt. Minor wear to the corners; slightly rubbed; neat gift inscription, front hinge starting. Still, a bright copy in very good condition.
Item #14472
Price: $45.00
The Wind Wagon. Profusely Illustrated by P.H. Webb. Little Journeys to Happyland
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. Frontis, 154p, illustrations. 18cm. Red cloth; dust jacket. Spine darkened slightly, slight foxing of endpapers, otherwise in fine condition.
Item #14630
Price: $40.00
Young America's picture book.
New York : R. Worthington, c1881. 72 p., illustratons. 35 cm. Pictorial front cover; cloth spine. Edges rubbed, corners skinned; cloth torn at bottom of spine; bottom free endpaper missing; few pages loose; still a desirable copy in good condtion.
Item #9523
Price: $100.00
The Young Ice-Whalers. Winthrop Packard.
The Young Ice-Whalers.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903. Frontis, 397p, illustrations. 20cm. First edition. Pictorial blue cloth with front cover and spine in black and gilt. Corners slightly bumped, edges rubbed , spine slightly faded; prior owner's neat signature on front free endpaper. In very good condition.
Item #16066
Price: $200.00

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