US: Princeton University Press, Inscription to previous owner on interior side of front cover. Pages are otherwise clean and unmarked. Covers are overall clean, light rubbing, and show minor edgewear - rubbing, slight creasing and curling at corners. Text block is lightly US: David Nutt, Walter Crane Illus.
Blue cloth boards are rubbed, soiled and scuffed. The spine is cracked and the fabric worn off on the joint, base and top of spine. There is a light library stamp on the title page. Internal pages and illustrations New York: Pantheon, Text block is clean. Illinois: Chiron Publications, Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound, but spine is creased.
Covers are overall clean, with minor edgewear - rubbing, slight creasing and curling at corners. Text block is foxed. US: Paulist Pr, Some markings in margins of scattered pages throughout. A number of page corners are creased from dogearing. Covers are overall clean, some scuffing and rubbing along edges, slight curling at corners. US: Pantheon Books, Pages are clean with no markings from previous owners.
Light wear to cloth at spine ends and corners.
Boards are clean. Dust jacket has some faint rubbing and creasing to corners and ends of spine, and is covered in a Martin's Press, London: Macmillan ; translated into Latin by Clive Harcourt Carruthers; red paper boards, endpapers with Alice passing through looking glass, 8vo; pp with glossary. A New Alice in the Old Wonderland. Philadelphia: Lippincott, , 1st, sd. Red boards with blindstamped line border and bishop on back, gilt stamped portrait of Alice wearing crown on front, gilt spine title, gilt top edge; 8vo. An early continuation of Alice.
Alice Lee meets the main characters in predictable stories.
The pictures are taken from Tenniel, except for that of Alice herself, who is a more ordinary but pleasant looking child. Histoire de Magali. Paris: Paul Hartmann, , 5th edition; Aulard Imprimeur; green cloth boards with gilt cartouche with title and Magali standing in front of her school; bright green and blue endpapers showing Magali standing under a tree and lines of creatures coming toward her; 8.
Sixty pictures of Magali, with her little legs and her face like a little red apple.
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Magali takes the place of bad little girls and boys in their own homes, and she takes some of their toys home with her. Magali can walk down from her mountains and walk the length of France. Her little legs are so quick!
VG; spine very faded, corners bumped, thin line on front board 1"; paper darkening, opens unevenly. Modern Reader's Chaucer. Tatlock and Percy MacKaye; glossary and notes. Randolph Brown. The Judge builds a house and his wife insists on sixty closets wardrobes to hold the many presents she gives to all. Years later a spirited minister's family with fifteen children comes to live in the house.
The Judge and his wife step out of their portraits to join the outrageous fun, a frank report by each closet on their new life and a nighttime tour of the town in a string of linked closets pulled by a goat.
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A surprising story in a turn of the century binding. A Round Dozen. Aqua cloth binding with bronze and gold stamping; pp. With six pages of ads for Susan Coolidge's books. VG; a little faded and rubbed, bumps to extremities. The Diverting History of John Gilpin. Caldecott's Picture Books" nd, white card with full colour picture on the front. A miniature book, with very fine lines and exact coloration. Two stories about Mr. Tootleoo, the sailor, his family, the Cockyollybirds, and his home on a desert isle.
A funny tale told in rhymed couplets with a drawing on every page. VG; small inscription on first blank page, matte boards show even soil, flat clean pages yellowing with light foxing in margins, opens unevenly but no visible binding problems. Flora, a book of drawings. Philadelphia: J. Silver grey and white vellum paper, flexible boards with silver grey titles and Bianco "Flora" drawing; 8 col. A London exhibit of Bianco's work in , when she was 12, inspired de la Mare to write this collection of poems.
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The book is in the form of an album with 8 gold framed coloured plates and numerous black and white drawings, including a self portrait. From a noncirculating children's special collection: plate glue traces, small label shadow on title page and two small impressed library stamps, no other collection marks. Peep, peep said the little chicken, "I'm going to stay up all night!
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Noodles insisted that wagging his tale was just silly, just silly nonsense, even though mother said it was Good Manners. VG in VG box; spine paper lightly wrinkled, but strong for these books, box edges a little faded, but no box splits at all, overall a lovely copy. The chauffeur gets a mother cat to be a mouser in the garage, but one of her kittens is not well behaved. G in Good box; previous owner has filled in cartouche, book has wear to spine ends and half inch missing paper, eps discoloured, a little bowed, illustrated boards and interior nice; box plate a little darker than book but nice, open corners repaired with archival tape, edges rubbed, bowed.
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Retold by Dickens' granddaughter, this volume contains Little Paul Dombey, the Little Kenwigs, and Pip's Adventure; generously illustrated with woodcuts from other editions. Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates. David McKay, , early printing with these illustrations; large 8vo. A lovely edition, with a spirit of the Netherlands in Enright's paintings. VG; light bumps to corners and rubs to spine ends, binder's wrinkle to cloth on both boards, sm. Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, Franklin St.
The longest two stories center around the kindly figure of Miss Chatty, who, determined not to leave her home after her parents have died, opens a doll hospital for well-to-do children. When two little street children appear with their pennies and some cast off china doll heads, she decides to give each poor girl in her town a beautiful new doll. Interesting for its attitudes toward the poor. VG; rubs on edges and creases to bright boards, light foxing throughout, some light page soil and wrinkles.
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A Child's Book of the Teeth. World Book Company, Revised and Enlarged, , A little army of teeth with red coats and brushes marches down the cover of this book. The author provides good advice throughout with drawings of the little tooth army and with diagrams. An excruciatingly clear description of toothache. Dainty Work for Dainty People. Philadelphia: American Book and Bible House, ; green cloth boards with mother and her children in the lamplight in red, black, brown, and gilt; decorated gilt titles; 7x9.
An eye-opening view of the handwork skills expected of little girls and the steps taken to develop them a century ago. One Day in Betty's Life. Bobbs-Merrill, Brown cloth binding with gold and white decorated title, little sketches of the child and margin decorations, oblong Music by Mary Turner Salter.