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Best Children's Classics, Volume 8: Bookshelf for Boys and Girls
1 Best Children's Classics, Volume 8: Bookshelf for Boys and Girls
80814 Midland Park, New Jersey The University Society, Inc. 1973 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Volume 8 in the Best Children's Classics series. This volume features notable childrens stories or excerpts from longer works by noted authors. Includes "Adventures of Pinocchio" by Collodi, "Heidi at the Alm-Uncle's Hut" by Spyri, "Adventures of Black Beauty" by Sewell and many others. With illustrations throughout. --- In colorful pictorial covers. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy but with slight cover soiling.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); vii, 384 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume XXXIX June to November, 1869
2 Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume XXXIX June to November, 1869
74482 New York Harper & Brothers 1869 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Six months of the venerable illustrated magazine bound together. With dozens of engraved illustrations scattered throughout. Volume is bound in quarter leather and with pebbled brown cloth-covered boards; covers worn at extremities. With a few loose pages at front of volume, otherwise textblock is firm and intact, though with tears, markings and occasional soiling. --- Harper's Monthly is the second-oldest continuously published monthly magazine in the United States beginning in 1850 and continuing into the 21st century. They often featured the debut of works by noted authors or illustrators.; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 936 pages 
Price: 42.50 USD
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Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound, AESCHYLUS and SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe
3 AESCHYLUS and SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound
81019 New York The Heritage Press 1966 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The Greek Titan was the hero of Aeschylus' 5th-century BC poem, presented here along with the much more recent version/revision by the great early 19th century poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley. With drawings by John Farleigh and a preface by Rex Warner. 'Bound' translated from the Greek by Rex Warner. --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and decorations on covers and spine. Volume lacks the slipcase and Sandglass flyer. --- Volume is in excellent shape with clean, unmarked and bright interior; but with slight soiling to covers.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xix, 161 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Death in the Family, AGEE, James
4 AGEE, James A Death in the Family
75271 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1979 Leather Fine with no dust jacket 
Finely produced copy of author's autobiographical novel set in his native Knoxville, Tennessee which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1958. Though published in 1957, it was actually written by Agee from 1948 through 1955; and published posthumously. In rich black full leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich papers and with maroon silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. --- Illustrated by Ben F. Wohlbert. A bright, sharp, clean, unmarked copy. A handsome addition to anyone's bookshelf, issued as part of Franklin's Pulitzer Prize-winners series.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages 
Price: 44.50 USD
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, ALCOTT, Louisa May
5 ALCOTT, Louisa May Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
80426 New York Children's Classics 1991 0517030888 / 9780517030882 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
An illustrated reprint edition of the author's much-admired sequel to her "Little Women". With illustrations in color by Troy Howell and in black and white by Reginald B. Birch and Frank T. Merrill. --- In pictorial boards with color Howell art on front and back; green topstain. With unmarked ownership page at front free endpaper. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with a hint of rubbing to covers and mildy rounded lower cover corners.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)
6 ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword) Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
74671 Wheaton, Illinois Tyndale House Publishers 1999 1561796247 / 9781561796243 Trade Paper New with no dust jacket 
Signed by Joe Wheeler on title page. Complete and unabridged copy of the timeless family classic. A clean, bright copy. With 15 b&w illustrations. Dr. Wheeler's introduction and afterword provide information about Alcott, as well as a study guide for enriching the experience of reading this classic. Part of the Focus on the Family Great Stories series. A life-long educator and author, Dr. Wheeler is one of America's premier compilers of family-oriented stories. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xlv, 273 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)
7 ALCOTT, Louisa May (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword) Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy
77509 Wheaton, Illinois Tyndale House Publishers 1997 1561797448 / 9781561797448 Trade Paper Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by Joe Wheeler on title page. Complete and unabridged copy of the timeless family classic. With approx. 150 b&w illustrations. Dr. Wheeler's introduction and afterword provide information about 'Little Women', and Alcott, as well as a study guide for enriching the experience of reading this classic. Part of the Focus on the Family Great Stories series. A life-long educator and author, Dr. Wheeler is one of America's premier compilers of family-oriented stories. --- A Near Fine copy: clean, bright and firm but with faint smudges to covers. Cover sticker explains that this is the complete text, updated for easier reading.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxxvii, 526 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume VI) Twelve Issues Bound into One Volume  An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. November, 1878 to October, 1879, ALCOTT, Louisa May et al.
8 ALCOTT, Louisa May et al. St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume VI) Twelve Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. November, 1878 to October, 1879
78307 New York Scribner & Co. 1879 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Twelve months of the famed magazine bound together. A product of their original publisher, Scribner & Company. Includes the months of Nov., 1878 through Oct., 1879 (incorrectly labeled on title page as ending with the November '79 issue). --- Each issue of St. Nicholas includes stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of charming illustrations, photos, riddles, poems, letters, and non-fiction articles written for young people. These issues include two stories by Louisa May Alcott, and "conducted" (edited) by noted author Mary Mapes Dodge. This delightful collection of magazines provides an insight into the way of life in the US early in the latter half of the 19th Century. --- Monthly issues of the magazine bound into this volume, without their original covers/wraps. In decorated maroon cloth. --- Front cover has detached (but is present); the volume is mostly intact though a few leaves have detached. Overall, textblock is firm on this over 100-year-old item. --- NOTE: This item has been examined for completeness; but missing portions may have been overlooked. If interested in purchasing for a specific story or illustration, please contact the seller prior to ordering in order to confirm that the story/illustration is included.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 848 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Andersen's Fairy Tales, ANDERSEN, Hans Christian
9 ANDERSEN, Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales
80092 Garden City, New York Junior Deluxe Editions/Nelson Doubleday, Inc. 1956 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A selection of the legendary Dane's fairy tales, rendered into English by an unattributed translator. With black and white illustrations by Leonard Weisgard; and a color frontis illustration. Includes 18 of Andersen's stories, including his "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Snow Queen" and "The Red Shoes". --- In grey and green paper-covered illustrated boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With moderate wear and slight soiling to covers, creasing to page 203; else a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 217 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Andersen's Fairy Tales, ANDERSEN, Hans Christian
10 ANDERSEN, Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales
79566 New York Grosset & Dunlap 1945 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of the legendary Dane's fairy tales, rendered into English by Mrs. E. V. Lucas and Mrs. H. B. Paull. With color illustrations by Arthur Szyk. Includes 29 of Andersen's stories, including his "The Red Shoes", "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Emperor's New Clothes". --- In full green cloth-covered boards with Szyk illustration pasted to front cover; gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A weak rear hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, and w/prior owner's signature to endpaper; else a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 380 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87), APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor)
11 APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor) Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail (The Lakeside Classics, #87)
81053 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1989 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A Lakeside Classic reprint, presenting the memoirs of American pioneers Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter. Applegate was an early leader on the Oregon Trail, and was credited with finding the Applegate Trail, an alternative, southerly route to Oregon's Willamette Valley. Lavinia Honeyman Porter's memoir of her Overland Trail journey, "By Ox Team to California" is also included. Edited by Martin Ridge. --- Includes a color map showing routes, a frontis engraved illustration of emigrants crossing the plains, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 87 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with a small spot of clear soiling to back cover.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lxiii, 416 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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Saint Thomas Aquinas: Selections from His Works (Limited Editions Club Series 37, #9), AQUINAS, Saint Thomas; SHUSTER, George N. (editor)
12 AQUINAS, Saint Thomas; SHUSTER, George N. (editor) Saint Thomas Aquinas: Selections from His Works (Limited Editions Club Series 37, #9)
78174 Chatham, England Limited Editions Club 1969 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A deluxe reprint edition in slipcase of selections from the writings of the great 13th Century Catholic philosopher/theologian. Selected, and with an introduction, by George N. Shuster; wood engraved illustrations by Reynolds Stone. --- Printed in England for members of The Limited Editions Club by W & J Mackay & Co Ltd of Chatham, Kent. Number 553 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Signed on rear colophon page by Reynolds Stone. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards w/patterned blindstamped crosses; gilt-stamped titling on spine. Volume housed in grey paper- and black cloth-covered slipcase with titling on front and back. LEC monthly letter & prospectus laid in. Glassine wrap not present. Number 9 in LEC Series 37. --- With a hint of rubbing to covers, otherwise a bright, firm and unmarked copy. Slipcase yellowing to edges, otherwise in good shape and structurally sound. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; xiv, 114 pages 
Price: 83.50 USD
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Politics and Poetics, ARISTOTLE
13 ARISTOTLE Politics and Poetics
76307 Norwalk, Connecticut The Easton Press 1979 Full-Leather Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Offered here is a handsome reprint copy of the great Greek philosopher's landmark collection of essays. With portraits of the leading figures of Aristotle's day by Leonard Baskin. Translated from the Greek by Benjamin Jowett and S. H. Butcher. With an introduction by Horace M. Kallen, a preface by the publisher, and a frontis portrait of Aristotle by Jeff Cornell. Issued as part of the publisher's Collector's Edition series: The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. --- Bound in full dark green leather covers with distinctive gilt decorations and titling stamped on covers and spine; four raised bands on spine. All edges also in gilt. Pink silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. --- With a mildly bumped cover corner, a spot to a textblock gilt edge and a slight spine lean, else a clean, bright, unmarked copy. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued).; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xxi, 331 pages 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Nibelungenlied, ARMOUR, Margaret (translator); LEGRAND, Edy (illustrator0
14 ARMOUR, Margaret (translator); LEGRAND, Edy (illustrator0 The Nibelungenlied
80621 New York The Heritage Press 1961 Hardcover Near Fine 
The ancient German epic poem featuring Siegfried and his wife Kriemhild is retold in English prose in this handsome edition in slipcase. Translated from the German by Margaret Armour. With illustrations by Edy Legrand, and an introduction by Franz Schoenberner. --- In black and green cloth-covered boards with the title and accents in silver on cover and spine; publisher's green topstain. Volume housed in silver paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- With slight cover discoloration; otherwise volume is in excellent shape, clean, unmarked and bright. Good+ slipcase has a few tears at corners; is scratched and rubbed, but is otherwise intact and structurally sound.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xxiii, 253 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Bible Stories for Young Readers, ARMSTRONG, April Oursler
15 ARMSTRONG, April Oursler Bible Stories for Young Readers
80118 Garden City, New York Junior Deluxe Editions/Nelson Doubleday, Inc. 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A selection of stories from both the Old and New Testaments. Adapted by April Oursler Armstrong from Fulton Oursler's "The Greatest Story Every Told" and "The Greatest Book Ever Written". With black and white illustrations by Jules Gotlieb and a color frontis illustration. An entry in publisher's Junior Deluxe Editions series. --- In grey and blue paper-covered illustrated boards; publisher's green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With a touch of light soiling to covers, otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 350 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Original Water Color Paintings By John James Audubon For Birds Of America, AUDUBON, John James
16 AUDUBON, John James Original Water Color Paintings By John James Audubon For Birds Of America
76738 American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. [c1970s] 0517249456 / 9780517249451 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
The landmark watercolor renditions of American birds by John James Audubon are reproduced here in this hefty volume. Includes 431 exact reproductions in full color of the original 433 Audubon plates, along with his marginal sketches and field notes. Many of the illustrations fold out. Includes an introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. Originally published in two volumes; both are included here in this folio edition measuring 11 in. wide x 13-3/4 in. tall. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Audubon initials on cover; titling in gilt on spine. Jacket features color Audubon images on front and back. Volume bears 1966 date but likely published c.1970s. --- Interior with previous owner's name inked to half title, pages are clean and bright otherwise. With some incidental soiling to covers. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges (especially at upper tips); is in removable archival mylar protector. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 431 plates pages 
Price: 79.00 USD
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Droll Stories: Thirty Tales, BALZAC, Honoré De
17 BALZAC, Honoré De Droll Stories: Thirty Tales
80624 New York The Heritage Press 1939 Hardcover Very Good+ 
A handsome reprint edition of 30 amusing stories by the acclaimed French author of "La Comédie humaine". Translated from the French and with a preface by Jacques Le Clercq, illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff. --- In full maroon cloth, gilt titling & illustration on spine; in maroon paper-covered slipcase. Publisher's Sandglass flyer is not present. --- With binder's glue bleed-through at front and rear hinges, very slight rubbing to back cover, else a clean, bright, firm copy. Very Good slipcase with a small tear near opening and a hint of sunning, else in good shape and structurally sound.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxvii, 507 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Old Goriot (Le Père Goriot), BALZAC, Honoré De
18 BALZAC, Honoré De Old Goriot (Le Père Goriot)
80167 New York/London The Heritage Press/The Nonesuch Press 1946 Hardcover Very Good 
Set in the author's 19th Century Paris, "Old Goriot" is often referred to by its French title, "Le Père Goriot", and is perhaps Balzac's most admired novel. Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage, with 20 color illustrations by René Ben Sussan and an introduction by François Mauriac. --- In fleurs-de-lis patterned paper-covered boards backed in dark red buckram, with gilt-stamped titling on spine and housed in maroon paper-covered slipcase. Volume jointly published by Nonesuch Press of London, and The Heritage Press of New York. Sandglass flyer laid in (#4N). Glassine wrapper not present. --- The spine is sunned but titling is still readable; interior clean and unmarked. Slipcase with rubbing and tears to corners but remains fully functional.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xviii, 317 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Père Goriot, BALZAC, Honoré De
19 BALZAC, Honoré De Père Goriot
78262 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1980 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A handsome reprint edition of the French author's famous novel, first published in 1835. With illustrations by Albert Lynch. --- In full dark blue faux leather with gilt decorations on covers & spine, raised spine bands and title gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with colorful patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking obvious damages.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica, BANGS, John Kendrick (author); McVICKAR, H. W. (illustrator)
20 BANGS, John Kendrick (author); McVICKAR, H. W. (illustrator) Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica
79312 New York Harper & Brothers 1895 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A first edition of this rather humorous biography of Napoleon Bonaparte. With delightful black and white illustrations throughout by H. W. McVickar. --- Yellow cloth pictorial boards featuring McVickar illustrations in black and red w/gilt titling on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With darkening to spine, spot of red soiling on front cover. Prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, else interior clean; volume is sound.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 265 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Little Black Sambo (First Edition with illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat), BANNERMAN, Helen
21 BANNERMAN, Helen Little Black Sambo (First Edition with illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat)
80096 Cleveland, Ohio The Harter Publishing Company 1931 First Edition Thus Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition November, 1931 on copyright page. This scarce edition of the controversial children's classic with 7 color illustrations of the original 8 by Fern Bisel Peat. (One illustration, "Oh! what lovely melted butter", is missing.) Also with 13 black and white illustrations by Ms. Peat. --- In patterned dark red cloth-covered boards with Peat circular color illustration pasted to cover. Unpaginated, with 46 yellow-bordered leaves (not counting the full-size color illustrations tipped to the leaves). --- A Fair only copy with at least 3 detached (but present) leaves, 2 pages with repaired nearly full-length diagonal tears, inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, and a very loose binding. Color illustrations retain their brightness.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; (46) pages 
Price: 800.00 USD
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Peter Pan (Children's Classics Series), BARRIE, Sir James M.
22 BARRIE, Sir James M. Peter Pan (Children's Classics Series)
80429 New York dilithium Press Ltd.: Children's Classics 1987 0517632225 / 9780517632222 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
"Peter Pan, or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up" first appeared as a play in 1904; it was made into a novel entitled "Peter and Wendy" in 1911. This reprint edition of the beloved work with illustrations on color plates by Flora White and in black and white by Francis D. Bedford. Includes a foreword by Patricia Barrett Perkins. --- In pictorial hardcovers, backed in green leatherette w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as published). --- The ownership block on front free endpaper has been completed, a narrow strip of soiling to back cover and with a tear to leatherette at head of spine, otherwise a clean, bright, firm copy. ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiv, 267 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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John Dough and the Cherub, BAUM, L. Frank
23 BAUM, L. Frank John Dough and the Cherub
79548 Chicago Reilly & Lee 1920 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A c.1920 printing of the non-Oz story by the famous L. Frank Baum, creator of the Wizard of Oz and originally published in 1906 (no later date appears in the book). Illustrated by John R. Neill on 11 full-color tipped-in plates with the following pages' text printed on the verso (one at p. 10 is missing, along with page 12's text). Neill black & white illustrations throughout. (Bienvenue p.228). --- In full pale yellow cloth-covered boards with Neill color illustration pasted on cover; spine with Neill illustration and titling in black. All textblock edges stained in yellow. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With soiling to covers, a small tear at front gutter, along with the missing plate; else a sound copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 315 pages 
Price: 84.00 USD
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The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People, BAUM, L. Frank
24 BAUM, L. Frank The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People
79545 Indianapolis, Indiana The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1903 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A fourth printing in the first edition of the re-packaged Baum story that was originally published under the title "A New Wonderland" by R. H. Russell in 1900. With vertically aligned 'O-H-D' sans serif type on copyright page, broken 'H' in "The Monarch", p.[51] and half-missing 'D' in "Wizard", p.[121] (Bienvenue p.209-210). With 12 color plates, front cover illustration, and throughout in black & white by Frank Verbeck [Ver Beck]. Endpapers illustrations by Fanny Y. Cory. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards with Verbeck color illustration pasted to cover; cover and spine with white titling edged in navy blue. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A Fair only copy with edgewear, loosened back cover, faded cover illustration, missing front and rear free endpapers, some interior pencilings & markings. Textblock is sound and attached to covers.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 237 pages 
Price: 103.50 USD
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The Road to Oz, BAUM, L. Frank (author); NEILL, John R. (illustrations)
25 BAUM, L. Frank (author); NEILL, John R. (illustrations) The Road to Oz
79544 Chicago The Reilly & Lee Co. [c.1941] Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A 1940s reprint edition of the fifth of the famous Oz books by L. Frank Baum. First published in 1909, volume bears no later date, likely published c.1941 (Bienvenue p.44). With front cover illustration (and throughout in black & white) by John R. Neill. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with bright color Neill illustration pasted to cover; spine with Neill illustration and titling in black. Jacket with the same color Neill illustration as on the cover on both front and back, with rubberstamped $2 flap price and with "Scalawagons of Oz" the final listed title on front and rear flaps. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to verso of front free endpaper, slightly yellowed leaves and discreet retailer sticker to rear paste-down; volume otherwise unmarked and textblock is firm. Fair only jacket with chips and tears, sunned spine and in removable mylar protector.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 261 pages 
Price: 62.50 USD
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St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XL, Part I) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. Nov., 1912 to April, 1913, BAUM, L. Frank et al. (authors); RACKHAM, Arthur et al. (illustrators); DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor)
26 BAUM, L. Frank et al. (authors); RACKHAM, Arthur et al. (illustrators); DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor) St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XL, Part I) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. Nov., 1912 to April, 1913
76289 New York The Century Company 1913 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Six months of the famed magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in half burgundy leather and pebbled cloth-covered boards. Includes the months of November, 1912 through April, 1913. --- Each issue of St. Nicholas includes stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of charming illustrations, photos, riddles, poems, letters, and non-fiction articles written for young people. One story, "Aunt 'Phroney's Boy", written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by George Avison appears here. Includes three color reproductions by Arthur Rackham. This delightful collection of magazines provides an insight into the way of life in the US early in the 20th century. --- Front & back covers partially detached and loose. Some interior pages partially loosened. Covers with wear and chafing; leather is gone toward the tail of the spine. Overall, textblock is firm on this over 100-year-old book. --- NOTE: This item has been examined for completeness; but due to its age, it may not be complete. If interested in purchasing for a specific story or illustration, please contact the seller prior to ordering in order to confirm that the story/illustration is included.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 576 pages 
Price: 51.50 USD
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up, BAUM, L. Frank; SABUDA, Robert (art)
27 BAUM, L. Frank; SABUDA, Robert (art) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up
79749 New York Little Simon/Simon & Schuster 2000 0689817517 / 9780689817519 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A collectible pop-up by Robert Sabuda celebrating L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz". With 7 elaborate pop-up creations, from the Kansas tornado that sent Dorothy to Oz, to the Emerald City (complete with special Emerald glasses). Each pop-up construction accompanied by a smaller folded storybook telling an abridgement of Baum's classic, with smaller pop-up figurines or other eye-grabbing folded artwork pasted in. --- In pictorial teal and purple paper-covered boards. Overall, a newish item with undamaged foldings. An extraordinary keepsake.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; (14) pages 
Price: 34.00 USD
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Zuleika Dobson; or, An Oxford Love Story, BEERBOHM, Max
28 BEERBOHM, Max Zuleika Dobson; or, An Oxford Love Story
77817 New York The Heritage Press 1960 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A handsome reprint edition of the author's classic novel, set amidst the academic life at Oxford. With distinctive illustrations by George Him and a preface by Douglas Cleverdon. --- In grey cloth-covered boards w/titling and decorations on spine in black and white, illustration on cover. Volume housed in gloss black paper-covered slipcase. With publisher's Sandglass brochure laid in (New York, #VI:25). --- With yellowing around the edges of the cover cloth, interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Slipcase with minor rubbing; is otherwise in good shape. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xvi, 277 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The High World, BEMELMANS, Ludwig
29 BEMELMANS, Ludwig The High World
79651 New York Harper & Brothers 1954 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
The Austrian-American author's children's book is set in the Alps. With color & black and white illustrations by the author. Ludwig Bemelmans was the author of the popular "Madeline" series, which included the Caldecott Award winning "Madeline's Rescue". --- In rust cloth-covered boards with illustration on cover in blue; spine titling in white. Jacket with colorful Bemelmans snowy ski scene on cover. --- With a little yellowish toning to endpapers, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Bright unclipped jacket with a little soiling, penciled price to flap and a few tears (one about 2 inches long); in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 115 pages 
Price: 45.50 USD
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My Life, BEWICK, Thomas
30 BEWICK, Thomas My Life
77579 London The Folio Society 1981 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Likely first Folio Society edition. The autobiography of the great English naturalist, in a deluxe reprint edition. With many woodcut engraved illustrations and watercolours by the author. In brown quarter cloth over yellow paper-covered boards. Lacks the glassine jacket or a slipcase. --- With light soiling to covers and some loss of spine gilding; else a firm, bright copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter (Limited Editions Club Series 35, #4), BIERCE, Ambrose (adapter); VOSS, Richard (author); DANZIGER, Gustav Adolf (translator)
31 BIERCE, Ambrose (adapter); VOSS, Richard (author); DANZIGER, Gustav Adolf (translator) The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter (Limited Editions Club Series 35, #4)
78089 New York The Limited Editions Club 1967 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Ambrose Bierce adapted and re-wrote this classic German tale. Translated from the German of Richard Voss by Gustav Adolf Danziger. With 8 full-page watercolor illustrations by Michel Ciry and an introduction by Maurice Valency, along with a preface by Mr. Bierce. --- Printed for members of The Limited Editions Club by The Tri-Arts Press of New York. Number 553 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. Signed on rear colophon page by Michel Ciry. --- Boards covered in coarse brown monk's cloth, with foliated cross on cover and titling on spine, both in brown. Volume protected by stiff cardboard chemise, glassine wrap, and in brown paper-covered slipcase. LEC monthly letter & prospectus laid in. Number 4 in LEC Series 35. --- A bright, firm and unmarked copy without apparent damages. Slipcase with rubbing & a little discoloration, otherwise in good shape and structurally sound. Small tears to glassine wrap. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xiv, 80 pages 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Stories from a Ming Collection: Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century, BIRCH, Cyril
32 BIRCH, Cyril Stories from a Ming Collection: Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the Seventeenth Century
81030 Bloomington Indiana University Press 1959 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
An English-language collection of 7 stories which originated during China's Ming dynasty, each accompanied by a black & white drawing. Translated, and with an introduction and end-notes, by Cyril Birch. An entry in publisher's Unesco Collection of Representative Works, Chinese series. --- In full red-orange cloth-covered boards with minimalist gilt-stamped titling on spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With a little dulling to spine gilding, slight wear to cloth at extremities; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 205 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Desert Ship A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land, BLOUNDELLE-BURTON, John
33 BLOUNDELLE-BURTON, John The Desert Ship A Story of Adventure by Sea and Land
74866 New York Frederick Warne & Co. [1893-1894] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An extremely scarce edition of author's adventure story, set in the 'Colorado Desert' of present-day Southern California's Imperial Valley. With 21 b&w illustrations by Hume Nisbet and W. Buckley, 3 of which inserted as plates; as well as one map. Undated copy, but likely published c.1893-1894. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with lettering and elaborate illustrations on cover and spine in gilt, white, black, yellow, brown and orange. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Interior is firm and collated to confirm all pages present. Leaves lack markings or significant soiling. With minor discoloration to spine; with edgewear and mildly bumped corners.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 399, [3] leaves of plates pages 
Price: 196.00 USD
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The Decameron, BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
34 BOCCACCIO, Giovanni The Decameron
78182 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Library 1981 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A fancy reprint edition of the 14th century author's collection of 10 stories which have long been considered the ultimate in tales and have provided numerous plot lines for subsequent works by others. Translated by G. H. McWilliam and with woodcut illustrations by José Narro. --- In full leatherette-like black cloth-covered boards with gilt decorations on covers and spine; title gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with colorful patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking obvious damages.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 749 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Adventures of Mario (translated from the German by Whittaker CHAMBERS), BONSELS, Waldemar (author); WIESE, Kurt (illustrations)
35 BONSELS, Waldemar (author); WIESE, Kurt (illustrations) The Adventures of Mario (translated from the German by Whittaker CHAMBERS)
79611 New York Albert & Charles Boni 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
First U.S. edition. A charming illustrated story of an orphan boy who is befriended by all manner of creatures in the forest. With black and white illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Translated from the German by the noted anti-communist Whittaker Chambers. --- In pale yellow boards with Wiese illustrations and titling in brown and green on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With light soiling to covers, spotting to textblock edges and prior owner's dated signature to front free endpaper, otherwise a firm, unmarked copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 240 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763, BOSWELL, James; POTTLE, Frederick A. (editor)
36 BOSWELL, James; POTTLE, Frederick A. (editor) Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763
77568 London The Folio Society 1985 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Likely first Folio Society edition. A handsome reprint version of the famous observations, taken from James Boswell's journals, which he maintained daily in the years 1762 and 1763. Mr. Boswell is noted for his biography of his friend, Dr. Samuel Johnson. This edition edited and introduced by Frederick A. Pottle. Volume includes about 20 b&w engraved illustrations. With extensive endnotes and index. --- In navy quarter cloth over grey paper-covered boards w/handwritten diary facsimile on front and back; titling in gilt on spine. Volume housed in grey paper-covered slipcase. --- With small shallow crease to front free endpaper, a strip of light soiling to cover fore-edge, and slightly rounded cover corner, otherwise a bright, clean, and unmarked copy. Slipcase in good shape but with small tears to paper covering. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; viii, 365 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Early Autumn, BROMFIELD, Louis
37 BROMFIELD, Louis Early Autumn
75308 Franklin Center, Pennsylvania The Franklin Press 1977 Leather Fine with no dust jacket 
Attractive leatherbound reprint copy of author's post World War I novel, which examines cultural clashes in a mythical Massacusetts town. 'Early Autumn' was originally published in 1926 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1927. In rich full brown leather covers with elaborate gilt ornamentation on front, back and spine; three raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Interior published on rich off-white papers and with maroon silk moire endpapers and matching satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. --- With illustrations by Jerome Pinkney. A bright, crisp, clean, unmarked copy; issued as part of Franklin's Pulitzer Prize-winners series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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Jane Eyre -and- Wuthering Heights (Deluxe 2-Volume Boxed Set), BRONTË, Charlotte; BRONTË, Emily
38 BRONTË, Charlotte; BRONTË, Emily Jane Eyre -and- Wuthering Heights (Deluxe 2-Volume Boxed Set)
80223 London The Folio Society 1996 Hardcover Very Good+ 
A handsome two-volume reprint set offering the two principal works by the Brontë sisters. With woodcut engraved illustrations in "Jane Eyre" by Simon Brett, and woodcut illustrations in "Wuthering Heights" by Peter Forster. The books share a green paper-covered slipcase. Volumes lack dust jackets (likely as issued). Stated 6th printings, 1996. --- The books are covered in light green silk moire fabric, with gilt-stamped spine titling. The authors' names are in gilt on the slipcase cover. --- Both volumes with light sunning to spines and with some rubbing to cloth, otherwise they are bright, clean and unmarked. Slipcase is undamaged.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 436, 293 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Two Tales by Charlotte Bronte: "The Secret" & "Lily Hart", BRONTË, Charlotte; HOLTZ, William (editor)
39 BRONTË, Charlotte; HOLTZ, William (editor) Two Tales by Charlotte Bronte: "The Secret" & "Lily Hart"
79310 Columbia University of Missouri Press 1978 0826202322 / 9780826202321 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Number 51 of 300 copies signed by the editor. Two of Charlotte Brontë's stories, transcribed from the original manuscript and likely not previously published, in an attractive edition in slipcase. The original manuscript was written in Brontë's miniature handwriting when she was 17 years old and bore her often-used pseudonym "Charles Wellesley" as well as being signed "Charlotte Brontë". The stories are accompanied by illustrations by Charlotte and Branwell Brontë and facsimiles of the original manuscript. --- Volume in blue cloth with Branwell Brontë image of Charlotte on cover; backed in tan leather with gilt-stamped titling and in paper and cloth-covered slipcase, with the same image as the book cover. --- About Fine: a clean, bright, undamaged copy; slipcase in similar condition.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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Wuthering Heights, BRONTË, Emily; EICHENBERG, Fritz (woodcut illustrations)
40 BRONTË, Emily; EICHENBERG, Fritz (woodcut illustrations) Wuthering Heights
80432 New York The Modern Library 1978 039460458X / 9780394604589 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The classic romance novel in a Modern Library reprint edition. With wood engraved illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg, an introduction by Royal A. Gettmann, and an editor's preface by Charlotte Brontë, writing under her Currer Bell pseudonym. --- In Toledano spine 15 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style F endpapers / plain tan style p dust jacket / verso blank. Likely published c.1977-1980 though incorrectly labeled as "First Modern Library Edition, 1950" on copyright page. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with slight scuffs to covers. Unclipped jacket with darkened area on back and faint soiling but otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxxii, 400 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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