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The Book of Happy Hours

By: . Board Book

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.P., N.P.: 1910

Seller ID: 032923


N.P.: N.P., 1910. Undated, ca. 1910. No author or publisher information, only B.64 on front cover. Pictorial hardcover with red cloth spine, about 7.75" x 10", containing eight color illustrated pages on stiff cardboard, captions below. Covers rubbed at the extremities with light shelf soil, spine ends frayed, contents detached from covers, pages a little edgeworn with darkened edges, gift notation along top margin of inner cover and first page, no other mark... View more info

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The Boy Showman and Entertainer

By: A. Rose

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027826


New York: E. P. Dutton, 1929. First edition of this entertaining book providing ideas and guidance for children who would like to put on a show. Includes marionettes, magic, ventriloquism, artificial fireworks, Punch and Judy, shadow shows, much more. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by the author. Blue pictorial cloth with a state scene in red, light yellow and black, 198 pages, no dustjacket. Good to very good condition with covers lightly rubbed with color... View more info

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The Rollo Story Books. The Two Wheelbarrows

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Company: 1869

Seller ID: 002293


New York: Sheldon & Company, 1869. Separately bound story from the Rollo Story books, containing pages 31 - 64 and having its own separate title page. Dark green cloth with gilt spine lettering, the binding is most likely from around 1890. Illustrated with engravings. Some light cover wear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, very clean pages. Some slight binding separation before the half-title. No names or other markings. A clean and attrac... View more info

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The Rollo Story Books. Causey Building

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Company: 1869

Seller ID: 002292


New York: Sheldon & Company, 1869. Separately bound individual story from the Rollo Story books, containing pages 62 - 96 and having its own separate title page. Dark green cloth with gilt spine lettering, illustrated with engravings. Some light cover wear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound binding, very clean pages. No names or other markings. A clean and attractive copy.. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

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The Rollo Story Books. Trouble on the Mountain

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Company: 1869

Seller ID: 002294


New York: Sheldon & Company, 1869. Separately bound story from the Rollo Story books, containing pages 159 - 191 and having its own separate title page. Dark green cloth with gilt spine lettering, the binding is most likely from around 1890. Illustrated with engravings. Some light cover wear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound binding, very clean pages. No names or other markings. A clean and attractive copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16m... View more info

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Marco Paul's Voyages & Travels: Springfield Armory [Springfield, Massachusetts]. Marco Paul's Adventures in the Pursuit of Knowledge Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1883

Seller ID: 027999


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1883. One in a series of juvenile books of travel and discovery in New England, Marco Paul's Adventures in the Pursuit of Knowledge. Includes engraved frontis and title page, a few additional engravings throughout the text. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, 192 pages. Covers lightly worn with some additional scuffing which gives areas of the covers a slightly mottled look, spine ends rubbed, tiny pinhole to lower portion of front joint,... View more info

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Marco Paul's Voyages & Travels: Boston. Marco Paul's Adventures in the Pursuit of Knowledge Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1881

Seller ID: 028001


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. One in a series of juvenile books of travel and discovery in New England, Marco Paul's Adventures in the Pursuit of Knowledge. Includes engraved title page, additional engravings throughout the text. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, 192 pages. Covers lightly worn with some light surface soil, spine ends rubbed, good hinges, sound text block, name at top of front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Good... View more info

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Wild Peggie ; or, Charity with Discretion. Harlie Stories Series No. IV.

By: Abbott, Jacob. With Engravings from Designs By John Gilbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Company: 1863

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 002362


New York: Sheldon & Company, 1863. No. IV in the Harlie Stories Series. Collection of six stories illustrated with two engravings, one of which has been rather neatly watercolored and thoughtfully signed "painted by Jane Smith". Tan blind-stamped cloth, 96 pages. Some external wear, including some chipping to the spine ends and a surface crack in the spine covering along the front joint. Good hinges, firm binding, clean pages. Faint dampstain at top inner ma... View more info

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Red-Robin

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Seller ID: 014389


New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Undated, circa 1925. Bright orange cloth with black lettering and decoration, royal blue tinted top edge, illustrated endpapers, 331 pages including publisher's advertsements, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with lightly soiled joints, gently rubbed spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very... View more info

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Laughing Last. In Dustjacket and Slipcase

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Seller ID: 029069


New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1924. Copyright 1924 by Lippincott, this copy most likely a couple of years later, 1928 if based on the gift notation on the front free endpaper. Includes very scarce series slipcase in addition to dustjacket. Maroon pictorial cloth printed in black, black and white plus orange frontis, additional black and white plates, color illustrated dustjacket. The book has very little wear, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with no other mark... View more info

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Bouquet Hill

By: Abbott, Jane. Illustrated By Josephine Reiniger.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014540


Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1931. First edition, 1931. Fair to good in poor dustjacket. Includes four illustrations on a seagreen background plate. Salmon cloth with black lettering and decoration, 319 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in generally good condition with coffee-colored stains to the spine head and along edges of text block and at rear endpaper (which does not bleed into margins), detached frontis (one of the four illustrations... View more info

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The Illustrated Alphabet of Animals

By: ABC Book - Alphabet Book

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Boston, Crosby, Nichols, Lee & Company: 1860

Seller ID: 030668


Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee & Company, 1860. Undated [1860]. Worn but sound ABC book with a short verse, four-line verse and animal woodcut for each letter in the alphabet. Includes some animals not typically found in such books: "N is a Nyl Ghau, Half ox and half deer; On the far plains of Hindostan, He roams without fear"; "J is a Jaguar, A Brazilian beast; On the flesh of wild deer He loves well to feast"; "P is a Prongbuck, On the western plain... View more info

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Das Lebende ABC [The Living ABC]

By: ABC-Buch. ABC Book

Price: $845.00

Publisher: Mainz, Germany, Verlag Von Joseph Scholz: 1850

Seller ID: 036625


Mainz, Germany: Verlag Von Joseph Scholz, 1850. Undated. ca. 1850s. In German. Scarce ABC book with eight hand colored lithographs of animals in intriguing scenes. Decorative stiff softcover with American publisher - John Weik, Philadelphia - on front cover, German publisher on title page, 17cm tall, 16 pages. Some shelf soil and edgewear to the covers, lighter colored area at upper left, some closed surface splits to spine covering, sound text block, lightly foxed but c... View more info

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Twinkling Stars : Being the True Account of a Journey Through Starland with its Many Funny Incidents and Happenings

By: Abdy, Theodosia

Price: $245.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold and Sons: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030626


London: Jarrold and Sons, 1901. First edition, undated [1901]. Worn but complete. Scarce children's title, a fantasy tale in verse about a trip to the moon, planets and stars in a balloon. Odd, rather nonsensical story that includes being captured, caged and fattened up by Christmas turkeys on the moon, only to be rescued by Mrs. Edmonton's goat, who falls out of the balloon while leaving the moon (only to turn up later). Not all the characters are as sinister as the ... View more info

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The Swiss Family Robinson in Words of One Syllable

By: Abridged and Adapted By I. F. M.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Bros.: 1880

Seller ID: 028989


New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1880. Undated, ca. 1880. Lightly worn copy with five (of six) color plates. Pictorial tan cloth printed in two shades of brown, black, white, blue and gilt. Covers heavily rubbed at the edges but cover illustration still bright and attractive, some fraying to corners and spine ends, hinges good, text block generally sound but no longer tight, remains of old flag decals on two blank pages, some discoloration to inner margins, pages otherwise ... View more info

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Marionettes. Easy to Make! Fun to Use!

By: Ackley, Edith Flack. Illustrated By Marjorie Flack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037863


New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1929. First edition, first printing, 1929. Includes 41 black and white drawings, a photographic frontis and three folding sheets of patterns in a pocket inside the rear cover. Includes complete instructions for making and using marionettes, along with five plays. Bright orange cloth, no dustjacket. The book has light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a gift notation in pencil on the front free endpaper, no other mark... View more info

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A Very Little Child's Book of Stories

By: Ada M. And Eleanor L. Skinner. Illustrated By Jessie Willcox Xmith

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 1935

Seller ID: 038422


New York: The Dial Press, 1935. 1935 printing in generally good condition with some wear. Stories and poems for reading to the very young, illustrated with 8 color plates by Jessie Willcox Smith. Red cloth with color illustration mounted on the front cover, gilt lettering. Some edgewear and spotting to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with some age-spotting to the plates, mainly confined to the margins, similar to adjacent text pages, no names or ot... View more info

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Dear Peter Rabbit

By: Ada, Alma Flor. Illustrated By Leslie Tryon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021109


New York: Atheneum, 1994. First edition, first printing, 1994. Contains imaginative letters between fairy tale characters, for some read aloud fun for the very young. Color illustrated boards, 26 pages illustrated in color, matching dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition, looks and feels about new, with gift inscription written in small letters on front free endpaper, otherwise sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar... View more info

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Rhode Island A to Z Coloring / Learning Book

By: Adam G. Gertsacov; Donna S. Atwood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Donna Atwood Design: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027916


Phoenix, AZ: Donna Atwood Design, 2002. First edition. Like new copy containing black and white sketches, suitable for coloring, involving Rhode Island facts and trivia. Includes subjects from Algonquins to the Roger Williams Zoo, with Quahogs, Kingscote, Carousels, Textiles and more in between. Softcover, 64 pages, 9" x 12". Fine condition, tight binding, no coloring, names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No. Folio - 12" - 15" Tal... View more info

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Harper's Machinery Book for Boys

By: Adams, Joseph H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037050


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1909. First edition, 1909. Good to very good. Illustrated with many figures and a black and white frontis. Green pictorial cloth printed in orange and black, 373 pages. Externally a little worn with heavy rubbing to the extremities and wear to the spine lettering, good hinges (front hinge neatly internally reglued and stable), sound text block, clean pages with some foxing to the frontis tissue only, no names or other markings. Activities inc... View more info