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Everyday Play for Children, Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
21 Everyday Play for Children
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
Chicago M. A. Donohue 1916 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with yellow, black and white illustration on cover, black and white lettering on cover; black lettering and yellow, black and white illustration of child on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated end papers (very small sticker residue near top of front free endpaper). Charming illustration on copyright page, illustrations at chapter headings. 212 pages. 022782

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Our Own Birds - A Familiar Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Baily, William L.
22 Our Own Birds - A Familiar Natural History of the Birds of the United States
Baily, William L.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Pretty decorated binding - clean green cloth boards with silver and black bird and botanical decoration on cover and spine. Tiny point of wear at two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers, small tear to corner piece of delicate front free endpaper. Illustrated in black and white with lovely frontis illustration of ruffed grouse with clean tissue guard. Revised and Edited by Edward D. Cope. 265 pages with index. 023091

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon, Balch, F. H.
23 The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon
Balch, F. H.
Chicago A. C. McClurg 1912 Illustrated Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket L. Maynard Dixon, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding, with publisher's pamphlet enclosed, preface by the author. Dark blue cloth boards with blue, black, and pale blue decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering. A few small faint spots to rear cover, otherwise clean. Tiny closed tear at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (neat) on front free endpaper. Eight full-page illustrations by L. Maynard Dixon. Sixteenth Edition. 280 pages. All-time Oregon classic, an intensely interesting story with faithful portrayal of Northwest Indian life, customs, and legends. 023349

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Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman, Bangs, John Kendrick
24 Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with decorated cover (woman with two pistols aimed at man with arms up). Black lettering and single rule line border. Gold lettering on spine. Light soiling and fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (previous owner name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece illustration by Albert Levering with tissue guard, 15 illustrations throughout - should be 16 - missing one illustration (opposite page 66). 180 pages. 024280

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The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization, Bangs, John Kendrick
25 The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper and Brothers 1899 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Edward Penfield, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, with illustrations by Edward Penfield. Clean brown cloth boards with red and black lobster decoration on cover (lobster holding black border title box in claws). Gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slight lean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrations throughout by Edward Penfield. 248 pages. 022658

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The Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
26 The Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1895 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with decorated cover (in dark green), gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking. Small previous owner name stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper; same name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip; very slight surface wear to other corners. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with black and white plates (drawings). 115 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022019

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The Inventions of the Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
27 The Inventions of the Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with red, black and gold decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear at corners, no bumping or fryaing. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 185 pages. 022119

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Irish Idylls, Barlow, Jane
28 Irish Idylls
Barlow, Jane
New York Dodd Mead 1897 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Dark green cloth boards with shamrock decoration in pale green, gold decorative title box on cover and spine. Small spot of wear at each corner. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Frontispiece illustration is trimmed at borders. "Copyright, 1893, 1897" on copyright page; Date of 1897 on title page (MDCCCXCVII). Illustrated with black and white photographs of people and places on the west coast of Ireland. 317 pages. 024204

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A Song of A Single Note, Barr, Amelia
29 A Song of A Single Note
Barr, Amelia
New York Dodd Mead 1902 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. "First Edition, published October, 1902" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with white and dark green decoration on cover and oval decorative gold title box on cover; gold lettering and white and green flower decoration on spine. Tiny small faint spot on rear board near spine, smaller than a pea. Two tiny points of wear at corners at base of spine. Binding is tight, with a little cracking at front hinge that has been carefully reglued. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (Christmas '02" neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration + 3 additional full page illustrations. 330 pages. 024555

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The Maid of Maiden Lane, Barr, Amelia E.
30 The Maid of Maiden Lane
Barr, Amelia E.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket M. S. Arthur, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean blue cloth boards decorated with blue red and green rose floral design, oval cameo, dark blue lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration by M. S. Arthur. 338 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is clean, has small chips at upper edges, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024905

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
31 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Thus Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
32 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Clifton Johnson, Illustrator 
Very clean first U.S. Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Green cloth boards with gray, gold and black decoration gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and gray decoration on spine. Beautiful condition, cloth still has nice sheen. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. 1896 on title page and on copyright page. 272 pages with glossary. 022379

Price: 80.00 USD
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Auld Licht Idylls, Barrie, J. M.
33 Auld Licht Idylls
Barrie, J. M.
Chicago Donohue, Henneberry & Co. 1900 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - no date of publication, circa 1900. Small book, size approx. 6" x 4-1/2". Clean brown cloth boards with elaborate silver decoration and circular title box on cover, silver lettering and decoration on spine. Mere hint of very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight, pages are clean, with slight tanning. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pages. 024291

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Sentimental Tommy, Barrie, J. M.
34 Sentimental Tommy
Barrie, J. M.
New York Charles Scribner 1896 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William Haterell; Margaret Armstrong 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean olive-brown cloth boards with green and gold floral decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been discreetly repaired . Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by William Haterell (frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, ten additional full page black and white illustrations). 478 pages. 023258

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The Little Minister, Barrie, J. M.
35 The Little Minister
Barrie, J. M.
New York R. H. Russell 1898 Maude Adams Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. Allen Gilbert, Illustrator 
Beautiful Maude Adams Edition, published 1898. Beige buckram cloth boards with gold decoration, oval paste-on illustration (clean and unchipped). No bumping or wear. A few tiny spots of light foxing to cloth. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, ribbon page marker. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name beautifully penned on front free endpaper - no other marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs from the play (1897, Empire Theater, New York City) and illustrations by C. Allen Gilbert, 375 pages. 025506

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M.
36 The Little Minister
Barrie, J.M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1897 Reprint Very Good no dust jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with stamped dark green floral decoration, black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering and small green border decoration on spine. Light rubbing to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription (1902) on front free endpaper. A little cracking to paper at rear hinge (neatly reglued). Frontispiece portrait of James Matthew Barrie. 375 pages. 023783

Price: 10.00 USD
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On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara, Bayne, Samuel G.
37 On An Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara
Bayne, Samuel G.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, INSCRIBED by author. Green cloth boards with gold title box with white lettering on cover, gold author name, illustration of horse and carriage on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. Very small spot of wear-through at base of front board (approx. 1/4"). Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author: "To E. C. Smith With the Author's compliments - New York - 1902." Frontispiece photo with tissue guard. Preface by the author, 31 additional photo illustrations. 138 pages. 024205

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Spoilers, Beach, Rex
38 The Spoilers
Beach, Rex
New York A. L. Burt 1906 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Clarence Underwood, Illustrator 
A. L. Burt Edition. Decorated American trade binding. Very clean toast brown cloth boards with blue, black and white decoration, stamped black lettering and line border on cover and black lettering on spine. Very nice condition, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner name and date (1908) neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. With four illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood. 314 pages. 024415

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Spoilers, Beach, Rex E.
39 The Spoilers
Beach, Rex E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1906 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Clarence F. Underwood, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Blue-gray cloth boards with orange, white and black decoration on cover, white lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of very faint soiling to rear board. Binding is tight, no cracking, very slight lean. Clean pages, edges and endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 314 pages. 021661

Price: 95.00 USD
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Mr. Pennycook's Boy, Bell, J. J.
40 Mr. Pennycook's Boy
Bell, J. J.
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with red, blue, and black image of boy walking on street with market basket; red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot on rear board. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages. 025529

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