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Image for Big Circus [Saalfield no. 1902]

Big Circus [Saalfield no. 1902]

By: N/A

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield: 1948

Seller ID: Books008928


12 pages. Large format. Code 1902 at top left and bottom right of front cover. Copyright MCMXLVIII [1948]. Small creas/closed tear top right front cover; closed tear and chip off top right rear cover; top 2 inches of spine split - almost to first staple - and split at heel two thirds of an inch. Staples showing rust but secure. Spotting to pages 8 and 9. Please see photos; an uncommon survival. View more info

Image for Tiny Tot's Treasure [McLoughlin Bros. Pearl Series c. 1890]

Tiny Tot's Treasure [McLoughlin Bros. Pearl Series c. 1890]

By: N/A

Price: $56.25

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers:

Seller ID: Books008958


12 pages including covers. 7.75 x 6.2 inches [oblong]. An attentively preserved example of this uncommon booklet. The spine has been repaired long ago by very capable sewing. Binding is sound and covers fully attached. Five colour lithos within (one of sheep quite small). Creases, wear, light soiling and a few short closed tears to covers. Interior is quite clean, unmarked, showing moderate wear except for a transferance of paper upon the final two leaves: unobtrusive lo... View more info

Image for Mother Goose [McLoughlin Bros. c. 1890]

Mother Goose [McLoughlin Bros. c. 1890]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers:

Seller ID: Books008959


46 pages plus covers. 8 x 6 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon booklet. Card covers. Splitting for an inch along spine at foot and small diagonal chunck off head of spine. Sewn binding remains sound. Interior is clean and unmarked. Vertical crease to front cover. Colour covers, and profusely illustrated in black and white within. Noted as copyrighted at lower left front cover, but with no indication of when. Likewise no indication of the artist(s). One ill... View more info

Image for The Story of the Three Little Pigs [McLoughlin Bros. Little Folks Series c. 1876]

The Story of the Three Little Pigs [McLoughlin Bros. Little Folks Series c. 1876]

By: N/A

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers: 1876

Seller ID: Books008960


11 pages plus covers. 7.25 x 5.75 inches. An exceptionally well preserved example of this uncommon booklet. Splitting for a half inch along spine at foot only. Sewn binding remains sound. Interior is clean and unmarked, save for Christmas gift inscription to verso of front cover dated 1876, with old name stamp beneath that and to half-title. Some marginal spotting, and offsetting from plates, but overall a remarkable survival. Six colour plates. Ad to rear cover is for S... View more info

Image for Pecksy and Flapsy [The American Sunday School Union, 1867]

Pecksy and Flapsy [The American Sunday School Union, 1867]

By: N/A

Price: $206.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Sunday School Union: 1867

Seller ID: Books008962


22 pages plus final illustration leaf and covers. 7.6 x 6.25 inches. A very well preserved example of this scarce publication. Covers rubbed and with some staining. Sewn binding remains sound. Name in pencil to verso of front cover, otherwise unmarked. Some light marginal smudges but overall a clean interior. Seven full-page illustrations in colour. At time of cataloguing Worldcat shows only one institutional holding of this booklet: University of North Carolina at Green... View more info

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My Nicest Book

By: N/A

Price: $81.25

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: Books008964


72 pages. 11 x 8.4 inches. A very well preserved example of this uncommon book. No stated date of printing. Binding remains firm. Interior is clean and unmarked save for the This Book Belongs To neatly filled in. Most illustrations in black and white, with some full-page doll leaves in orange, as well as the full colour leaves of the story Molly's Birthday. Most leaves are on thick paper, Molly's story is on thin shiny paper [recto only] with illustrations in the style o... View more info

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Here We Go : Fun for the Little Folks [c. 1895. Happy-Go-Lucky Series]

By: N/A

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Boston, De Wolfe, Fiske & Co.:

Seller ID: Books008965


110 pages. 10.3 x 8.2 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon book. No stated date of issue or copyright. Minor soiling to covers, with some chipping of paper covering and shallow crease to upper right corner. Binding remains firm. Interior is tanned, with stain and chipping to front endpaper. The following leaf is the chrome litho frontispiece, which is tanned and stained. Occasional light marginal staining throughout. No inscriptions. View more info

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Little Words of Wisdom

By: N/A

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue, Henneberry & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: Books008966


16 pages. 9.2 x 7.2 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon book. Spine rubbed, with top third of paper along upper hinge perished as seen in photo, and paper splitting for another two inches. Binding remains firm. Interior is very good. No inscriptions. View more info

Image for Five Years Old [c. 1895]

Five Years Old [c. 1895]

By: N/A

Price: $56.25

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead / Wemple and Company:

Seller ID: Books008967


30 pages. 8.1 x 6.5 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon book. Worldcat shows only two institutional holdings. Spine rubbed, in places to webbing as seen in photo. Binding remains firm. Foxing throughout. Small chip off fore-edge of front endpaper. Splitting to rear gutter, but again binding is sound. No inscriptions. View more info

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By Plane to Dreamland

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Amsterdam, Mulder & Zoon: 1955

Seller ID: Books008968


16 pages plus covers. 11.5 x 8.6 inches. A good copy of this scarce book. Oblong format. English edition of Per Vliegtuig Naar Droomland; No. 1780A. Binding is sound and covers fully attached. Light soiling to covers, and creasing to spine and corners. Flapped plane at rear is well attached, with creasing to its right wing-tip. Two-inch shallow crease to rear cover running up from foot at right near Mulder & Zoon insignia. No inscriptions. View more info

Image for Puss in Boots [linen c. 1910]

Puss in Boots [linen c. 1910]

By: N/A

Price: $56.25

Seller ID: Books008969


12 pages including covers. 10 x 7.25 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon version. With no apparent indication of date. Saddle stapled with 3 staples showing light rust but fully secure. Fraying to linen edges; lower corner creased. Light foxing throughout. No indication of publisher, just "No. 892" lower left rear cover. No inscriptions. View more info

Image for Variety, In Prose and Verse, For Little Children

Variety, In Prose and Verse, For Little Children

By: N/A

Price: $877.50

Publisher: New York, Samuel Wood & Sons:

Seller ID: Books009768


32 pages. Printed wrapper on card; sewn. One illustration on each page excepting title and 32. Semi-circle stain front and rear mirrored on title page and final 2 leaves; elsewhere light foxing. No stated date of issue. This issue does not carry the Baltimore imprint; and is marked R. & G.S. Wood Printers. Between 1828 and 1836: "Samuel Wood & Sons were at this address from 1817 to 1836; R. & G.S. Wood were in business from 1828 to at least 1846." [unknown catalo... View more info

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A Story of the Sea

By: N/A

Price: $188.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1878

Seller ID: Books009787


92 pages, including frontispiece and 10 full page engravings. Apparently rare issue, with this story only, OCLC locating no copies. Dodd Mead copyright date of 1878; no date on title page. Gift inscription to front free endpaper Christmas 1883. Attractive publisher's binding with paper insert surrounded. Brown blemish to six leaves, the worst of which is pictured. Binding sound and hinges secure. View more info

Image for Ted's Flower Mission : and other stories.

Ted's Flower Mission : and other stories.

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York / Cincinnati, Hunt & Eaton / Cranston & Curts: 1894

Seller ID: Books009954


64 pages. Publisher's decorative binding with gilt titles. Presentation inscription to front free endpaper dated Xmas 1894. Illustrated throughout. Binding sound. Uncommon, with OCLC locating only one copy [MSU]. View more info

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Round The World and Other Stories

By: N/A

Price: $383.50

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons:

Seller ID: Books010135


Frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, 144 unnumberd pages followed by 16 pages of Groombridge ads. Cloth decorated in black, blue and gilt. No stated date of issue. Greenock (Burgh) School Board, Shaw Street Public School Session 1881-82 prize plate to front pastedown: awarded to Mary Gay for diligence and progress by headmaster John Wilson. Bookseller's ticket of John Kinloch of Greenock. Heavy foxing to second endpapers front and rear; title page a bit grubby; oc... View more info

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Mother Goose's Chimes

By: N/A

Price: $552.50

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers: 1886

Seller ID: Books010138


Chrome litho title page, 64 [unpaged] pages and rear endpaper. Copyright 1886 on urn lower left front cover. Running title: Mother Goose's Melodies. Half of the 64 pages are illustrated in full colour. Light foxing to plain text pages. Spine rubbed and joints splitting at head and foot, though covers remain well attached. Third of an inch closed tear to side margin of one leaf. No inscriptions or scribbling. View more info

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The History of John Robins, the Sailor

By: N/A

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday-School Union:

Seller ID: Books010513


32 pages. Frontispiece and title page vignette. Quarter leather with gilt to spine, marbled paper over boards. Faint pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Extremities rubbed, with worming to joints though binding remains sound. Foxing throughout. No stated date of issue; publisher's address is at 1122 Chestnut Street; the number 26 in gilt to base of spine. Measures 4.25 x 2.75 inches. View more info

Image for The Catechism of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Numbers 1, 2, and 3, in one volume, Designed for  consecutive study in Sunday Schools and Families. [Pictorial Catechism]

The Catechism of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Numbers 1, 2, and 3, in one volume, Designed for consecutive study in Sunday Schools and Families. [Pictorial Catechism]

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, Carlton & Porter: 1852

Seller ID: Books010881


156 pages, and 4 pages of ads at rear. Publisher's pebbled cloth stamped in blind and with gilt. Spine sunned, extremities rubbed. Personal library plate of M.L. Perrin to front pastedown, and signature in pencil to facing leaf, and in pen to leaf following. Full colour frontispiece litho by Sarony, Major and Knapp. Foxing throughout; occasional pencil; binding sound. View more info

Image for Golly and Dolly [Golly & Dolly - Sunshine Series]

Golly and Dolly [Golly & Dolly - Sunshine Series]

By: N/A

Price: $406.25

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw: 1928

Seller ID: Books010941


Unpaged. Measures 3.3 x 3 inches. Golly and Dolly (appearing more like young adults than dolls) head our for a vacation. Binding rough with chipping to spine. Boards remain attached; sewn textblock secure. Some colouring to rear pictorial endpapers. Closed tear to two adjacent leaves; light foxing to some pages. Uncommon, with OCLC recording no copies. View more info

Image for Disorderly Girl [Young America Series]

Disorderly Girl [Young America Series]

By: N/A

Price: $243.75

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Bros.: 1867

Seller ID: Books010964


Not paged [12 pages including wrapper - 3 sheets, not sewn as issued]. No specified date of printing, the most comprehensive OCLC note has: "Publisher's advertisement, page 12, lists paper dolls including "Eva St. Clair & Topsey," characters from Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. These dolls were mentioned as "new" in List of toy books manufactured for Wm. H. Hill, Jr. & Co., by McLoughlin Bros., 1867. "Electrotyped by Vincent Dill, 24 B... View more info