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Harriet and Her Scholars; A Sabbath School Story.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union, 146 Chestbut St: 1827

Seller ID: 14512

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 90 pages; By the American Sunday School Union, 146 Chestbut St. , Philadelphia. 1/4 leather over paper boards. This copy printed prior to the Sunday School Union's move to 148 Chestnut in 1853. Leather spine title lettered "Harriet & Scholars." Paper boards have their marbled paper covering largely missing. Frontis engraving missing, either not bound in or possible removed. Ront endpage neatly removed as well as a corner area of the front pastedown - very likely the product of an owner's wish to remove ownership marks. Binding remains sound but with some w... View more info

The New England Primer Improved, or An Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading; to which is added, The Assembly's Shorter Catechism

By: N/A

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, United Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1888

Seller ID: 16592

Condition: Near Fine


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 36 pages; no date given but circa [1888], with prior ownership in pencil inside front cover dated that year. Pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. Thin strip of marbled paper over spine, as issued. Expected mild toning but otherwise quite fresh and neat. Illustrated with woodcuts. NF View more info

Two Weeks with the Greys : a Story of American Home Life. Little Dot Series

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18885

Condition: Good+


Color lithograph and woodcuts; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages; Small format HC in royal blue cloth with ornate floral designs and borders stamped in black. Color lithograph plate mounted to the ower corner of the front board. Titles in relied in a gilt field to cover and in black to spine. Endpages split at front and back. Cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Color litho frontis is handsome and bright; in text illustrations are small woodcuts and lithographs. G++ View more info

Moveable Mabeline

By: Ackerman, Karen & Linda Allen

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Philomel: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21414

ISBN: 0399215808

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Bright, snug and neat in crisp-edged, uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Gift inscription neatly penned to front endpage; otherwise unmarked and very neat. Illustrated with bright color drawings. NF/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

What Miranda Knew

By: Adshead, Gladys L. and Elizabeth Orton Jones (illust.)

Price: $49.50

Publisher: London & New York, Oxford University Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17254

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; Square 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; HC in publisher's blue cloth over boards with title lettering to spine and small pictorial vignette to cover in black. 1st edition. Sound clean copy with bright unrubbed externals. Rich color illustrations throughout by Orton Jones. One page starting slightly at front edge; it has a little rubbing stres where it extrudes slightly from the page block. A child's penciled letters on two pages. Lacking dust jacket, else about VG View more info

The Adventures of a Rag Doll A Happiness Story Book

By: Ainsworth, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, P. C. Publishing Limited: 1969

Seller ID: 14952

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1969 P. C. Publishing Limited. Slim HC in color pictorial boards. Publisher's 29c price printed on cover board. Binding sound and contents bright. Light rubbing to covers at board corners. Short, mild stress crack across unlettered spine. Several prior onwer names inside front cover, two of which have been penciled over. Sound decent and still attractive copy. VG- View more info

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving

By: Alcott, Louisa May & Holly Johnson (Illust. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35952

ISBN: 0397315155

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Drawings; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 73 pages; Square format HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket is crisp edged and uniformly bright but has two short, closed scrunch tears at the top edge of the front panel and a 3" closed tear along the front flap fold. Judicious archival mends to the reverse surface of the jacket and with an archival (removable) dust jacket cover. Handsome fresh copy. NF/VG View more info

The Story of Johnny Appleseed

By: Aliki

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall: 1976

Edition: Tenth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13471

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; [SIGNED] Square format HC/DJ Original edition, 10th printing. Issued circa 1976; with a warm personal inscription and drawing by Aliki to the verso of the front endpage. Prior owner, a personal fiend of Aliki and De Angeli, has placed her bookplate on the recto of the front endpage. Dust jacket lightly sunned at spine panel and has a small wrinkle from a drink condensation at the front panel. Mild shelf rub to bottom of board edges. VG+/VG This early Aliki title is scarcely6 encountered in signed examples. ; Signed by Author View more info

Charles Robinson and his Friends, a sequel to "Real Heroes"

By: Allen, James T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Alfred Holness: 1904

Seller ID: 27575

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 62 pages; Smaller 12mo format HC in original tan cloth with decorative color added pictorial design to cover; title lettering at spine - "Select Books for the Young". Scarce pedagogical religious book for juveniles illustrated with wooducts. No copies recorded in institutional holdings searched on Worldcat. Light silverfish patchiness to the cloth boards. Binding snug and contents clean. Gift inscription in handsome script to front endpage dated 1904 Christmas. Toning to front and rear endpages. Solid clean copy; scarce. VG- View more info

A Child's Story of the Bible; Altemus' Young People's Library, No. 5

By: Altemus, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1899

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 24611

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


B&W and color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 279 pages; Early printing. HC/DJ is snug and solid in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket corners and spine ends shelf rubbed. Small chips missing from top jacket spine end and top edges of jacket covers. Mild shelf soiling to cloth exteriors. Slight dampstaining evident to first 5 pages of text. Shadowing to front and rear endpaper. Gift inscription from prior owner to front endpaper. Illustrated with B/W and color artwork. VG-/VG View more info

A Country Wedding

By: Ambrus, Victor

Price: $13.75

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 0621F340333

ISBN: 0192796976

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages; 1973 Oxford U Press oversize HC/DJ Superbly fresh copy appears unread; no marks. Immaculate dust jacket. Gift quality; F/F As new View more info

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

A Bundle of Stories; Little Tot Series

By: American Tract Society

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1892

Seller ID: 25308

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 48 pages; Slim HC is snug and sound in olive green cloth with title-lettering and pictorial design in black and silver; spine unlettered. Light shelf wear to tips and spine ends; corners slightly bumped. Mild shelf soiling to externals. Page at front of text ripped in half but with both halves still bound in. Trace crayon marks to front endpaper and to three scattered pages. Illustrated with B/W artwork. G+ to VG- View more info

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales, Four Volumes (Complete)

By: Anderson, Hans Christian and Svend Larson, Ed.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Denmark, Flensted: 1964

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 27318

ISBN: B001PNEYWQ

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Complete 4 volume set. Later printing. Snugly bound and clean in glossy illustrated dust jackets. Light shelf/handling wear to jackets at edges; top edge of volume 3's jacket is slighty more worn with mild crimping and corners worn. Superficial toning to spine of volume 2. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage of each volume; all volumes otherwise unmarked. Solid copies. VG/VG- ... Oversize book/set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

My Pretty Country Picture Book of Lane, and Lake, and Hill, and Brook

By: Anon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: 1872

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 37276

Condition: Good


Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 64 pages; HC early printing. Bound in color lithrograph illustrated paper covered boards. Paper chipped with loss along the spine edge and spine ends. Light damp spill evidence along the edges of the boards and the page margins. Light spotting and soiling to page surfaces. Endearing gift inscription and notations to both front and rear endpages dated Christmas 1873 - to Henry Heinamen from Hettie Copenheffer - Columbia, PA. Illustrated with woodcuts throughout. Good only at best View more info

Letters to Boys and Girls about the Holy Land and the First Christmas At Bethlehem

By: Appel, Theodore

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Reading, PA, Daniel Miller: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0003177

Condition: Very Good+


BW Illustrations; Color Map; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 155 pages; 1886, First edition. Bright solid copy in original ribbed brown cloth; borders in ornate black stamped designs and titling brightly stamped in gilt. Square, snug and neat; no marks. BW plates and ills scattered throughout text. Just a touch of mild rub at extremities. A very attractive example of this quite uncommon work. VG+ View more info

Tom Swift and His Air Scout Or, Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1932

Edition: early

Seller ID: 12866

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages; Circa 1932 printing. Grosset & Dunlap. HC/DJ. Olive green cloth with quad-oictorial design to boards in red and dark green. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks. Dust jacket lists 33 Swift titles front flap terminating w/ Dirigible. Ads in rear of book list 35 Swift titles ending with Giant magnet. Dust jacket is bright and generally neat save for the original owner's now very aged application of tape reinforcing the joints, edges and falp folds. Tape is not heavily toned but is tiff and lightly toned. Similar application to inside surface of flap... View more info

Tom Swift and His Sky Train or Overland through the Clouds

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12974

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Tom Swift #34; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; 1931 Grosset & Dunlap HC/DJ. 1st edition. In original tan/olive cloth with "quad" pictorial deign to cover in red and dark brown. Dust jacket lists to Sky Train on front flap and copyright page and to #35 in ad at rear. Dust jacket bright and unfaded with a small chip missing at the base of the spine panel and short, old tape reinforcement to the spine ends and adjacent inch or two of the top and bottom edges. Rear board is bumped at the front corner with a resulting stress crease across the board and pastedown. An attractive copy... View more info

Tom Swift and His Airline Express; Or, from Ocean to Ocean by Daylight

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1926

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 12975

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The Tom Swift #29; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; 1926 Grosset & Dunlap. HC/DJ. Early printing, circa 1930/1931. Front flap of dust jacket has 31 Swift titles ending in "Talking Pictures" and catalog at rear of book has 33 Swift titles ["Dirigible"] advertised. Solid bright copy of the book in light olive green cloth with "quad" illustration design to cover in red and dark brown. Pictorial dust jacket has title lettering in red to spine. Dust jacket complete and bright with small shallow nicks at corners and spine ends. Prior owner has added (long ago) a short... View more info

Tom Swift and His Sky Train or Overland through the Clouds

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24009

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Tom Swift #34; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; 1931 Grosset & Dunlap HC/DJ. 1st edition. In original tan/olive cloth with "quad" pictorial deign to cover in red and dark brown. Dust jacket lists to Sky Train on front flap and copyright page and to #35 in ad at rear. A very handsome copy with a snug square binding and crisp corners and edges. Dust jacket bright and fresh with just trace shelf rub to the spine ends and corners. The Tom Swift list on the last printed page gas some erased pencil check marks adjacent to the titles. Otherwise exceptionally bright and fresh. The nice... View more info