Author:American Sunday School Union


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Union Questions, on Select Portions of Scripture from the New Testament; Volume I Containing the Life and Miracles of the Lord Jesus Christ

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1831

Seller ID: 19554

Condition: Very Good

Map, folding; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 154 pages; Small format volume bound in 1/4 sheep over marbled paper boards. Folding map of palestine at front. Copyrighted in 1831, this is presumably the 1st edition. Leather spine unlettered but supple and with only light rub to ends and surface. Boards lightly rubbed edges. Contetns complete and clean with just the expected mild toning. Bookplate of a Liberal Arts College Philosophical Society. Solid neat copy. VG View more info

Scenes of Childhood : for Children Four or Five Years Old [With] the High Born English Boy & the Pilgrim in Many Lands

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1848

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31193

Condition: Very Good-

Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 48 pages; Slim, small format HC in original brown cloth with decrative vignette and rules stamped in blind to boards; title lettering and gilt decorative design to spine - a little rubbed. Three 16 page tracts collected in one volume. 1848 date given in copyright; prior owner inscription at front dated 1857. Soundly bound and generally neat with light shelf rub to boards at tips and edges. Some modest spotting and soiling to contents - more so in the first tract from which the volume takes its title. Charming woodcut headers to each of the 16 "Childhoo... View more info

The Book of One Hundred Pictures

By: American Sunday School Union

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: 1861

Seller ID: 29567

Condition: Very Good+

Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 104 pages; An exceptionally well preserved copy in original dark brown cloth with deeply impressed patterns, lettering and decorative borders in blind to boards and with gilt struck title lettering a bit dulled at sine. Snugly bound and fresh with just a whisper of rub to cloth at corners. 1864 Christmas gift inscription to front endpage. Themed groupings of single page narrative vignettes, each headed by a pictorial woodcut. 4 page publisher catalog appended at rear. VG++ to NF View more info

The Teacher's Parting Gift to a Sunday-School Boy

By: Union, American Sunday School

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union: c.1835

Seller ID: haz.eb5279

Condition: Very Good

24mo 5" - 6" tall; 36 pages; [n. D] Circa 1835-1840 American Sunday School Union (at 146 Chestnut St. , Philadelphia) HC leather backed with marbled paper over boards. Partial title stamped in gilt to slim leather spine. 36 pp. Boards rubbed and slightly rounded at corners. Light rub to leather spine and tiny chip at base of spine. Snug sound binding; mild soiling to front end pages. No marks. Rear blank end page missing. Woodcut frontis illustration. About VG View more info

Early Dew Upon the Tender Plant, or Easy Scripture Lessons for Young Children, With Questions and Practical Instruction for Each Lesson

By: Union, American Sunday-School

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday-School Union: 1853

Seller ID: 37797

Condition: Good+

Woodcut frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 198 pages; Bound in light brown cloth over marbled paper covered boards. Cloth spine fraying at joints but holding; fraying and nicking at spine ends. Hinges splitting at endpages with cords showing. Several pages chipped at corners. Worn but decent; uncommon. Good only View more info

Jessica's First Prayer

By: [Stretton, Hesba ] and American Sunday School Union

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday-School Union: 1868

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 15324

Condition: Good+

Woodcut plates and headpieces; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 87 pages; Publisher's pebbled brown cloth with plain double ruling in blind to boards and decorative titles in gilt to spine. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontis and several plates from woodcut. Binding sound and contents complete. Prior ownership gift inscription in pencil to front free endpage is dated 1869. Cloth rubbed and lightly abraded at spine ends. Corners a little bumped and nicked. Intermittent patches of toning and or foxing to the moderately toned page stock. Sound copy of this popular but very uncommon early Victorian... View more info