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SAILS, WHEELS AND WINGS A Picture Story of Transportation

By: Lilienthal, Sophie

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38974

Condition: Very Good


A wonderful photographic essay on transportation published during the New Deal Era - trains and boats and planes and cars. Oblong quarto in original pictorial boards, black cloth spine is worn. Former owner's brief gift inscription on first blank page, a short marginal tear at bottom edge of one page, otherwise clean and tight. OCLC: 6972495 View more info

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND

By: MacDonald, George; Jessie Willcox Smith (illustrator)

Price: $59.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1919

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 42269

Condition: Very Good


Clean and secure in original tan cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt and dark blue and onlay illustration illustration of the north wind in a night sky. Gilt lettering at spine faded; a few scratches to cover illustration, minor rubbing at spine ends, scattered light foxing. Top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers with green/blue image of North Wind. A nice example of this beautifully illustrated book with 8 colour plates by Jesse Willcox Smith. George MacDonald's Victorian fairy tale relates the story of Diamond, the son of a poor coachman, who is swept away by the North Wind to gl... View more info

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The Story of Jawaharlal as told to Kum Kum

By: Masani, Shakuntala

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Cumberlege: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38809

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's brief inscription on ffep, mild toning to endpapers, otherwise clean and tight in original binding of pictorial boards with cloth spine. A very nice example of this uncommon children's book -- the story of Jawaharlal Nehru written for children peppered with wonderful illustrations by the author. The story begins with the immigration of the Nehru family from Kashmir and ends with Jawahar as Prime Minister of India, living in Delhi with his daughter and her husband and their children. Quite scarce. OCLC: 15346000 View more info

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SNIP AND SNAP AND THE LOST BABY

By: Mason, George C. ; Julia Dyar Hardy ; Ella Dolbear Lee

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, P.F. Volland & Co. for Public Ledger: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38479

Condition: Very Good


20 pages; Complete and unmarked in original pictorial wrappers tied at spine. A couple chips at corners of wrappers, light dust soiling to wrappers, else Very Good. Wonderful colour illustrations by Julia Dyar Hardy and Ella Dolbear Lee. OCLC: 28365183 View more info

Image for Histoire D'Un Ours-Comme-Ça; offered with La Maison D'Un Ours Comme-Ça [Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner]  Traduit de l'anglais par Jacques Papy

Histoire D'Un Ours-Comme-Ça; offered with La Maison D'Un Ours Comme-Ça [Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner] Traduit de l'anglais par Jacques Papy

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Paris, Presses De La Cité: 1946

Edition: First French Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39479

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


173 & [1]; 192 & [1] pages; First French editions of the great children's classics: Winnie-the-Pooh [Histoire D'Un Ours-Comme-Ça] and "The House at Pooh Corner" [La Maison D'Un Ours Comme-Ça] -- both published in French translations by Jacques Papy, in 1946. These are unmarked, unworn copies in the publisher's cloth. Each retains its fragile pictorial dust jacket. The Histoire D'Un Ours-Comme-Ça is bound in pale blue cloth, lettered in blue; La Maison D'Un Ours Comme-Ça is bound in grey cloth, lettered in brown -- each has a pictorial decorative stamping on the front cover benea... View more info

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A CENTURY OF KATE GREENAWAY 1846 - 1946

By: Moore, Annie Carroll ; [ Kate Greenaway ]

Price: $12.94

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37007

Condition: Very Good+


Photographic portrait frontispiece of Greenaway in 1880. 15 pages of text. 2 full page colour plates, printed by Edmund Evans, b&w line drawings. Stiff card wrappers in colour by Edmund Evans. Published by Miss Greenaway's publisher, in commemoration of her centennial. OCLC: 499144071; 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

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The Fairy Bower, Or the History of a Month A Tale for Young People

By: Mozley, Harriet Elizabeth

Price: $324.94

Publisher: London, James Burns, Portman Street; and Henry Mozley and Sons, Derby: 1841

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41601

Condition: Very Good


386 pages; Contemporary green half calf over marbled paper-covered boards, raised bands, gilt lettered dark red leather label in the second panel, gilt tooled ornaments in the others, plain endpapers. Moderate rubbing and wear, especially to the corners and spine ends, some rubbing along the fore-edges of the boards, and bumping to the corners of the rear cover, especially at the top. This wear notwithstanding, the binding is sound and still handsome, with strong hinges, both inner and outer. The wood-engraved frontispiece by Orrin Smith is moderately foxed (and the leaf on which it was pr... View more info

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FRIENDLY ANIMALS

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Bros.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42180

Condition: Very Good


72 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial boards with burgundy cloth spine, corners a bit rubbed. A lovely turn of the last century childrens book illustrated with 36 wonderful chromolithographs of animals. OCLC 10469328 36 colour lithographs, many b&w in text drawings. View more info

LITTLES TALES FROM LONG AGO (4 Volumes in Slipcase)

By: Nister, Ernest

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Delacorte: 1979

Seller ID: 39109

ISBN: 0416886604

Condition: Fine


Antique Library; All four books like new in bright nice slipcase. 4 miniature books: Three Friends; Cats' Cradle;The Tale of a Dog; Three Little Maids bound in glossy pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Reproductions of books first published in 1890's. Clean and tight (like new), housed in bright fresh pictorial slipcase. ; 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

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LITTLES TALES FROM LONG AGO (4 Volumes in Slipcase)

By: Nister, Ernest; Illustrations, Wonderful Old-Fashioned

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Delacorte: 1979

Seller ID: 39119

Condition: Fine


Antique Library; 4 small books: Three Friends; Cats' Cradle;The Tale of a Dog; Three Little Maids bound in glossy pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Reproductions of books first published in 1890's. Housed in pictorial slipcase. ; 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

Image for Picture Story Books By Great Authors and Great Painters The Life and Adventures of Punchinello / Good Lady Bertha's Honey Broth / Bean Flower and Pea Blossom / Genius Goodfellow and the Wood-Cutter's Dog

Picture Story Books By Great Authors and Great Painters The Life and Adventures of Punchinello / Good Lady Bertha's Honey Broth / Bean Flower and Pea Blossom / Genius Goodfellow and the Wood-Cutter's Dog

By: Octave Feuillet ; Dumas, Alexandre & Nodier, Charles

Price: $149.94

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39184

Condition: Very Good


80pp, [2], 80pp, [2], 66pp, [2], 66 pages; Contemporary binding of the time of issue (almost certainly the original publisher's binding): Brown half morocco over blue and gold marbled paper-covered boards, spine with five narrow raised bands highlighted with gilt dots and rules, title [PICTURE STORY BOOK] stamped in gilt directly in the second panel, green and cream pattern-printed endpapers. A splendid copy of a scarce American juvenile. Appleton issued these four titles separately as chapbooks in wrappers, but also issued a few sets of an edition collecting these four titles with their ori... View more info

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The World of Waters (Two Volumes) With Illustrations. Revised by Thos. O. Summers.

By: Osborne, Mrs. Fanny

Price: $349.99

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn, A. H. Reford, Agent, for the M. E. Church, South: 1872

Seller ID: 39466

Condition: Very Good


186; 224 pages; Publisher's dark blue pebbled cloth, covers with borders decoratively stamped in blind, and spines with titles and an elaborate gilt-stamped decorative pattern derived from floral elements, with the logo of the "M. E. C. S." at the foot of each spine's gilt stamping. Pale yellow endpapers. A beautifully-preserved two volume set, with just light touches of rubbing to the edges and spine tips. The front paste down of volume II has two small areas marked by glue and remains of paper (from a removed label?); there are also two small tears to the (blank) rear free-endpape... View more info

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WHERE HONOUR LEADS

By: Palmer, Lynde

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: 1894

Seller ID: 40060

Condition: Very Good+


363 pages; Amusing pictorial binding of a woman dressed for an outing with a carriage in the background (designer not identified). Wonderful full colour pictorial endpapers depicting a young woman golfing with companions in the front and young people reading and playing a board game at rear. Lynde Palmer is the pseudonym of Mary Louise Parmelle Peebles of Upper Troy, New York. This book Where Honour Leads is something of a sequel to her book A Question of Honour. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with... View more info

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Histoires et Lecons des Choses pour Les Enfants Illustree de 85 vignettes par Bertall

By: Pape-Carpentier, Mme. Marie

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie: 1872

Seller ID: 40558

Condition: Very Good


Bibliothèque rose illustrée; 316 pages; Clean and secure in 19th century binding of quarter red leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed at extremities, darkened at spine. Sixième édition. Illustrations. Marie Pape-Carpantier (1815–1878) was a French educator and author. She played a major role in revolutionizing education in French schools. She was a feminist who worked to fix poverty, social injustice, and to further the education of girls. She also wrote articles for the weekly French newspaper "The French Economist." View more info

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HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1891 [Full Year of issues from November 4, 1890 through October 27, 1891 ]

By: Pyle, Howard ; William T. Hornaday; W.J. Henderson; Frederic Stuart Church; Peter Newell; et al.

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1891

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41434

Condition: Very Good+


Large quarto volume; clean and tight in original green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt, black and red. Twelve months of weekly issues (November 4, 1890 through October 27, 1891) of this important 19th century periodical aimed at America's young people. Full page frontispiece titled "Christmas Morning in Paris" by Alice Barber. Harper's Young People began publication in 1879 and later became known as the Harper's Round Table. After 1893 it became a monthly publication until its termination in 1899. This was a well produced and fairly costly publication. As with its coun... View more info

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THE BOY WITH THE U.S. EXPLORERS

By: Rolt-Wheeler, Francis

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41347

Condition: Very Good+


U.S. Service Series; 319 pages; A near Fine example of the First printing of this wonderful volume. Clean and tight in original pictorial binding with gilt lettering at front board and spine, image of pine trees on spine and decorative stamping on front cover depicting a saguaro catus, stalks of maize, and horses with farm eguipment around a photograph of a man with a shovel in a jungle setting. OCLC: 8586271 Illustrated with 32 photos on glossy paper stock, 319 text pages followed by 4 pages of ads. Series lists only 5 titles in the ads at rear; this book was the sixth in the Series View more info

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The Boy with the U. S. Marines [ SIGNED ]

By: Rolt-Wheeler, Francis ; [Brigadier General]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1926

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38840

Condition: Very Good+


U. S. Service Series; Autograph; Inscribed and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on ffep. Provocative inscription from the author reads: "Ug, he said, looking me in the eye! That was my introduction to George Wheeler - who really was the instigator of this book; his years with his wife (a genuine aborigine, whose life at Vassar gave a strange twinge to George's attitude towards thugs) and her kinsfolk - several of whom spoke a patois of English ...-- / With Love, / Brig. G. F. R.-Wheeler" Contents clean and tight, light blue pictorial cloth binding has some wear at spine ends and some faint ... View more info

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THE BOY WITH THE U.S. INDIANS

By: Rolt-Wheeler, Francis ; [SIGNED to Virgil Markham]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40256

Condition: Good


Autograph; 410+ pages; Inscribed and signed by the author on the ffep to Virgil Markham, the person to whom the book is dedicated. Pictorial blue cloth binding quite worn - faded at spine and cloth rubbed & frayed at extremities; photograph pastedown on front cover has been rubbed away. Inscription reads: "Virgil Markham / To the dedicatee, with / a full hope that the / 'glamour of the haunting / presence of the Indian' / will deepen his love for / the country of his birth / With the Compliments / of the Author / Francis Rolt-Wheeler" Chip at top edge of half-title, former owner's ... View more info

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WALT DISNEY'S BAMBI - A Fuzzy Golden Book

By: Salten, Felix

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39801

Condition: Very Good-


Based on the original story by Felix Salten. Profuse colour illustrations based on the Disney animations. Clean and secure in original binding of pictorial boards. Corners rubbed and paper over spine is chipped and worn. Colour pictorial endpapers. Illustrations of Bambi are flocked with gray (fuzzy), including the one on the front cover of the book. ; 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

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Dickens's Children - Ten Drawings by Jessie Willcox Smith

By: Smith, Jessie Willcox ; Charles Dickens

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42071

Condition: Near Fine


Contents clean and tight in original pictorial green cloth binding with onlay illustration and gilt lettering. A very nice example of this book. Ten fabulous full page colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith, including Tiny Time, David Copperfield, Paul Dombey, Little Nell, Pip and Joe Gargery, Jenny Wren, Oliver and the Artful Dodger, Four Little Kenwigses, The Runaway Couple, and Little Em'ly. View more info