Author:Kingston, William Henry Giles

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Round the World: : a Tale for Boys.

By: Kingston, William Henry Giles

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Crosby and Nichols: 1863

Seller ID: 13489

Condition: Very Good-


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 444 pages; Publisher issued pebbled brown cloth with decorative borders deeply impressed to cloth at board edges. Gilt titling and decoration at spine dulled (as usual with these pebbled cloth bindings) but readily legible. Binding sound though two signatures start slightly at front edge. This scarce early example, after the original 1859 Nelson issued 1st edition, retains the original endpages. Prior ownership bookplate to front pastedown, along with several successive penned ownership inscriptions. Illustrated with several engraved plates. Light rubbing and mild f... View more info

Early Days on Board a Man-Of-War

By: Kingston, William Henry Giles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London & New York, Griffith & Farron; E. P. Dutton: 1887

Edition: early reissue

Seller ID: 14751

Condition: Very Good+


Taking Tales; Chromolitho vignette, frontis engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages; Circa 1887 published in London by Griffith and Farran as a "Re-issue in sixpenny volumes" and apparently licensed to E P Dutton for American sales. Originally printed in the late 1860's as one of twelve "Taking Tales for Cottage Homes" to supply the "cottagers and humbler classes ..and poorer populations" with "ideas and vocabulary suited to their comprehension..." A very handsome slim volume in blue cloth with ornate pictorial and decorative border designs stamped in bla... View more info

The Tenants of Sunnyside Farm

By: Kingston, William Henry Giles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London & New York, Griffith & Farron; E. P. Dutton: 1887

Edition: early reissue

Seller ID: 14752

Condition: Very Good-


Taking Tales; Chromolitho vignette, frontis engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; Circa 1887 published in London by Griffith and Farran as a "Re-issue in sixpenny volumes" and apparently licensed to E P Dutton for American sales. Originally printed in the late 1860's as one of twelve "Taking Tales for Cottage Homes" to supply the "cottagers and humbler classes ... And poorer populations" with "ideas and vocabulary suited to their comprehension..." A very handsome slim volume in light blue cloth with ornate pictorial and decorative border designs stampe... View more info

The Log House , Or Adventures in Canada

By: Kingston, William Henry Giles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Company: 1876

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 19297

Condition: Very Good-


Engravings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 162 pages; No date given [circa 1876, by dated inscription to front flyleaf] D. Lothrop & Co. , Boston. 16mo in publisher's brown cloth with ornate border decoration in black and a small, titled, color lithograph illustration of a child mounted to the center of the cover. Spine unlettered, apparently as issued. Binding sound and contents complete. Illustrated with a tissue guarded frontis engraving and two engraved plates. 6 pages of publisher ads at rear. Cloth rubbed at board edges; light to moderate silverfishing to cloth emuslion along the spine. Pri... View more info

Dick Cheveley: His Adventures and Misadventures

By: Kingston, William Henry Giles

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott: 1881

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 22009

Condition: Very Good-


1881 Lippincott (Philadelphia) HC apparent 1st edition. Original green cloth with ornately gitl blocked titles and elaborate seafaring vignettes stamped in black to cover and spine. Binding sound; spine cocked from storage conditions. Light bumping/rubbing corners and spine ends. Prior owner bookplate on front pastedown and light finger soiling to margins of a few scattered pages. Sound bright copy VG-; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 396 pages; HC apparent 1st edition. Original green cloth with ornately gitl blocked titles and elaborate seafaring vignettes stamped in black to cover and spine. Bind... View more info