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Image for The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography  Illustrated with gravures by Samuel Chamberlain. Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby

The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography Illustrated with gravures by Samuel Chamberlain. Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1970

Seller ID: 40939


Fine in Near Fine slipcase. Publisher's brown and beige boards with a swirl-marbled pattern, backed with tan cloth, with gilt title stamped (horizontally) at the top of the spine, top edges decoratively stained. Title page printed in black and red. A fine copy of the book -- clean and tight, with no markings of any sort. The brown slipcase is similarly clean and well-preserved. The copyright date of 1942 derives from the Limited Editions Club version, in which this de... View more info

Image for Nacht en Morgen en andere verhalen Door den hoofdredacteur van "De vriend van oud en jong"

Nacht en Morgen en andere verhalen Door den hoofdredacteur van "De vriend van oud en jong"

By: Anonymous

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Leiden, R. Fuik: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38591


96 p., [2] bl. pages; Date is approximate. Publisher's brown cloth, covers decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt. Colored frontispiece and three full page chromolithographed plates. (The frontispiece and the first of the plates are mounted on heavier coated paper stock; the first plate appears to have been mounted over another plate, of which just a tiny bit of the border is now visible). Very minor wear and rubbing to the spine ends, just a hint of crack... View more info

Image for ABERDEEN FIFTY YEARS AGO being A Series of Twenty-One Engravings of Buildings In and that were about Aberdeen

ABERDEEN FIFTY YEARS AGO being A Series of Twenty-One Engravings of Buildings In and that were about Aberdeen

By: Anonymous

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Aberdeen, Lewis Smith: 1868

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39090


129 pages; along with Wood Engravings of Some of the Wells, etc. Brown cloth over pictorial boards showing the Gateway to the Old Trades Hall (repeating the engraved titlepage inside). All engraved plates and maps present, lightly age toned. Boards lightly soiled, rubbed and bumped at edges. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic ren... View more info

Image for THE ROYAL CABINET ALBUM OF WINDSOR

THE ROYAL CABINET ALBUM OF WINDSOR

By: Anonymous

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Rock and Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 40004


Contents clean and secure in original cloth cover with extensive gilt lettering and decoration to front board, gilt a bit rubbed along edge. This charming accordion paged viewbook contains 24 images of Windsor with dates ranging from 1852 to 1880. All images clean and clear; hinges firm. This edition not located in OCLC. View more info

Image for STYLE BOOK - Men's Fashions showing What to Wear for Autumn and Winter 1910

STYLE BOOK - Men's Fashions showing What to Wear for Autumn and Winter 1910

By: Anonymous

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Chicago, Universal Tailoring Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40612


16 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. Wonderful advertising booklet with image of a fisherman and a Native America in a canoe. Illustrated throughout with men in suits, overcoats, evening wear and vests. View more info

Image for THE BOOK OF STYLES for Autumn and Winter for 1907-1908

THE BOOK OF STYLES for Autumn and Winter for 1907-1908

By: Anonymous

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, Friend Brothers Clothing Co.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40613


20 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. Wonderful advertising booklet with colour image of a gentleman and a lady walking in the autumn woods and feeding the squirrels. Illustrated throughout with men in suits, overcoats, "student" attire with images of horses, automobiles, etc. View more info

Image for Slip into a BRADLEY KNITWEAR and Out-of-Doors  -  Fall and Winter 1927

Slip into a BRADLEY KNITWEAR and Out-of-Doors - Fall and Winter 1927

By: Anonymous

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Delavon, Wisconsin, Bradley Knitting Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40614


20 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. Wonderful advertising booklet with colour image of several gentleman (including one in a leather football helmet) hoisting a fellow on their shoulders in celebration. Illustrated throughout with images of folks in knitted sweaters, scarves, hats, etc. engaging in various outdoor sports, e.g., football, golf, ski-ing, etc. Includes some fashions for children, babies, and women as well as the predominant menswea... View more info

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THE BRADLEY KNIT WEAR BOOK 1915-1916

By: Anonymous

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Delavan, Wisconsin, Bradley Knitting Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40615


20 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. Wonderful advertising booklet with colour image of a boy and girl snow ski-ing. Illustrated throughout with images of folks in knitted sweaters, scarves, hats, etc. engaging in various outdoor sports, e.g., hockey, golf, ski-ing, etc. Includes some fashions for men, children, and women. View more info

EXCITING STORIES OF LONDON SOCIETY [A collection of stories and illustrations from "London Society - An Illustrated Magazine of Light and Amusing Literature for Hours of Relaxation"

By: Anonymous

Price: $74.95

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41151


570 pages; An anthology of the best works from the nineteenth century periodical London Society. Clean and tight in original brick red cloth binding with faded gilt lettering at spine. Binding worn at corners and spine ends. "London Society - An Illustrated Magazine of Light and Amusing Literature for Hours of Relaxation" was a Victorian era illustrated monthly periodical published between 1862 and 1898. No listing for this volume found in OCLC. ; Experience t... View more info

Image for La Mère l'Oie. Poésies, énigmes, chansons et rondes enfantines Illustrations et Vignettes par L. Richter et F. Pocci

La Mère l'Oie. Poésies, énigmes, chansons et rondes enfantines Illustrations et Vignettes par L. Richter et F. Pocci

By: Anonymous

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York; Boston, Henry Holt; F.W. Christern; Schoenhof: 1873

Seller ID: 41573


80 pages; Publisher's grey paper-covered boards, with brown cloth spine -- title and illustration on front cover, ads for French books from Henry Holt on the rear cover. Rubbing to the edges of the covers, wear to the spine, particularly at the hinges and edges, and a few very short tears without loss to a couple of text leaves. Neat Christmas inscription in ink on the front free-endpaper dated 1889. This charming American edition of the Mother Goose tales is entirel... View more info

Image for JOLLY St. NICK Replica of an Antique Original

JOLLY St. NICK Replica of an Antique Original

By: Anonymous

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Merrimack: 1980

Seller ID: 41835


10 pages; A charming small book with color illustrations replicating an antique original. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Istoria del Testamento Vecchio e Nuovo rappresentata con bellissime figure con spiegazioni estratte da' Santi Padri, che molto edificano e servono a ben ordinare i costumi in ogni genere di persone

By: Anonymous [Rockwell Kent's copy]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Venice, nella stamperia di Giambatista Albrizzi: 1770

Seller ID: 41505


8 p.l., 766 & [2] pages; Original flexible paste-paper boards. Spine quite worn, with upper portion now missing, exposing the sewing and the folded ends of the gatherings, some soiling and marks to the front and rear covers, hinges still attached by the sewing, upper corner of the first several leaves bumped, some lifting to the front paste-down endpaper. With engraved frontispiece and over 100 half-page illustrations throughout, along with an assortment of woodcut dec... View more info

Image for The Book of Good Counsels from the Sanskrit of the "Hitopadesa"  with Illustrations by Gordon Browne

The Book of Good Counsels from the Sanskrit of the "Hitopadesa" with Illustrations by Gordon Browne

By: Arnold, Sir Edward ; Gordon Browne (illustrator)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners: 1893

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 40607


163 pages; Clean and secure in original red cloth binding with bevelled edges and elaborate decorative stamping in gilt to front cover with images of various wild animals and branches. Minor wear to cloth at spine ends. Fabulous cover design bears monogram HD or possibly HC (with C reversed). Several full page b&w illustrations by Gordon Browne. Frontispiece, 6 full page & 13 b&w text illustrations. Printed at Chiswick Press. View more info

Image for The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk

The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott ; Harry L. Smith (illustrator)

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1916

Seller ID: 41915


Sleepy-Time Tales; 112 pages; Contents clean and secure in original pictorial cloth binding of gray cloth with decorative stamping in red, green and black showing the chipmunk conversing with some birds. Dustjacket chipped along edges and missing section at bottom of spine. Frontispiece and five additional full page colour illustrations by Harry L. Smith (who also designed the pictorial dustjacket). OCLC: 10855979 View more info

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SONGS FOR THE LITTLE CHILD

By: Baker, Clara Belle ; Caroline Kohlsaat , Pauline Batchelder Adams

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, The Abingdon Press: 1938

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 40500


Illustrations drawn by Pauline Batchelder Adams. Verses composed and adapted by Clara Belle Baker, Folk Melodies harmonized by Croline Kohlsaat. 9 full page colour plates, plus numerous b&w drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Beautiful clean, tight book in nice dustjacket with chips at head and tail of spine ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral ele... View more info

Image for GLIMPSES OF ITALIAN COURT LIFE - Happy Days in Italia Adorata

GLIMPSES OF ITALIAN COURT LIFE - Happy Days in Italia Adorata

By: Batcheller, Tryphosa Bates

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Co.: 1906

Seller ID: 40361


Clean and tight in original dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping (resembling gold hinges and clasps), page edges untrimmed, printed on laid paper, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece and 61 lovely plates with captioned tissue guards, 469 pages, followed by a 3 page separately paginated section with the musical score of Marcia Real della Casa di Savoia. A beautifully designed and produced book in excellent cond... View more info

Image for THE ROAD TO OZ

THE ROAD TO OZ

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co: 1940

Seller ID: 39547


261 pages; Clean and tight in original binding of brick colored cloth with color illustration on-lat at front cover. Dustjacket is chipped at corners and spine ends and all along edge of spine. Date is approximate. Reilly and Lee in semi-script on spine and title page; black and white image of Dorothy and Tin Man and other rolling Oz hoops along the road on endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Stamped price on front flap $1.75 - rear DJ flap lists to S... View more info

Image for THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ

THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ

By: Baum, L. Frank & John O'Neill (illustrations)

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1940

Seller ID: 39546


Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding with colour illustration onlay at front cover in a very good dustjacket with a few short closed tears and minor chipping at spine ends. Date is approximate. Reilly and Lee in semi-script on spine and title page; black and white image of Dorothy's and Ozma's face on endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Price on front flap $1.75 - rear DJ flap lists to Scalawagons. A wonderful vintage edition of one o... View more info

Image for THE ROYAL BOOK OF OZ

THE ROYAL BOOK OF OZ

By: Baum, L. Frank ; Frank R. Neill (illustrator)

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1940

Seller ID: 39549


Clean and tight in original binding of light green cloth with color illustration on-lat at front cover. Dustjacket has some light chipping at spine ends, price $1.75. Date is approximate. Reilly and Lee in semi-script on spine and title page; black and white image of Oz characters in a large crowd. Black and white illustrations throughout. Rear DJ flap lists to Scalawagons. A wonderful vintage edition of one of Frank Baum's fabulous Oz books in which the Scarecrow Se... View more info

Mit Roswitha ins Märchenland. Bilder und Verse der jugendl. Künstlerin Roswitha Bitterlich Märchen von Maria Berg. No.4, Bändchen 1

By: Bitterlich, Roswitha

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Rosenheim [Germany], Berchtenbreiter: [1935]

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40771


Unpaginated pages; Publisher's boards -- pale green with a textured "grain" -- lettered in German script. A well preserved copy of this fragile booklet, showing just a touch of wear along the spine and at the points of the corners, and a faint bit of toning around the edges of the boards. Fine and fresh inside, unmarked, with the original plain endpapers intact. Printed on stiff card stock, in fraktur type, with 10 color plates by the young artist Roswitha Bit... View more info