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1 Dog Stories from Punch

New York George H. Doran 1918 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket George Morrow, Illustrator 
First Edition, with GHD device on copyright page. No date of publication listed (circa 1920). Clean beige illustrated boards sunning to edges; dark green unfaded cloth spine, clean unchipped paper label on spine. 211 pgs. Twenty-five delight ful dogs stories with charming illustrations by George Morrow. 8vo. Dogs. 016584

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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
2 Come Climb My Hill
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, Connecticut Inspiration House 1976 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Clean hardcover book - green cloth boards with darker green illustration and lettering on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with neatly penned previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1976 on front free endpaper and small faint glue stain from old book plate which has fallen off but is laid in. Signed on title page: Bette Eaton Bossen (illustrator) and Winston O. Abbott (words). Nicely illustrated. Clean dust jacket has very slight age-toning, very slight edge wear. Photo of author and illustrator on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book of poetry on nature - the quiet of woodland paths - the patter of the rain - the evening skies at sunset - moon drenched meadows. 027184

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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
3 Come Climb My Hill
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Windsor House 1980 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author and illustrator, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with tree illustration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Unpaginated, illustrated with drawings by Bette Eaton Bossen. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poetic prose about the mystery and beauty of common things. 019548

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Have You Heard the Cricket Song, Abbott, Winston O.
4 Have You Heard the Cricket Song
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House Publishers 1986 0918114020 / 9780918114020 Tenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Tenth printing, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with brown lettering and autumn leaf decoration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. AS NEW condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by both author and illustrator on the title page. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or creasing, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023896

Price: 14.00 USD
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Sing With the Wind, Abbott, Winston O.
5 Sing With the Wind
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House 1968 0-918114-01-2 / 9780918114013 13th printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illust. Signed
unpaginated Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Beautifully clean red cloth book with gold lettering and illustration of bending grass on cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Lovely illustrations throughout by Bette Eaton Bossen. Immaculate dust jacket with photo of author and illustrator on rear. No chipping. Poems about the beauty of nature. 8vo. Poetry. 003064

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or), Achard, Amedee
6 The Golden Fleece ( La Toison D'or)
Achard, Amedee
Boston L. C. Page & Co. 1900 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Victor A. Searles, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated blue cloth boards (illustration of two horsemen at a gallop), bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at spine corners, fraying started at bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing. Small neatly penned 1903 previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard; 5 additional illustrations. 435 pgs. 008378

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The Bottom of the Well, Adams, Frederick Upham
7 The Bottom of the Well
Adams, Frederick Upham
New York G. W. Dillingham 1906 First Hardcover Very Good Alex O. Levy, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with fancy black gate on cover with wild orange, white and brown swirling sky above, black lettering on cover; gold lettering with red and white "swirl" on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Very light soiling, tiny bit of puckering to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - pages and edges are clean (faint edge stain to some pages 3/4 of way through book. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece Illustration by Alex O. Levy, with tissue guard. 352 pages. 027380

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The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography, Adams, Henry
8 The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography
Adams, Henry
New York Heritage Press 1942 Hardcover Fine Samuel Chamberlain, Illustrator 
Lovely Heritage Press edition in original slipcase, with "Sandglass" (publisher's pamphlet about the book) still laid in. Brown, beige and gold marbled paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with beautiful gravures by Samuel Chamberlain and with an Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby. 483 pages with index. Clean paper-covered slipcase is very good - sturdy, no cracking, some chipping to opening edge. 027252

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More Fables, Ade, George
9 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

Price: 150.00 USD
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Chocolate Dreams: Poems, Adoff, Arnold
10 Chocolate Dreams: Poems
Adoff, Arnold
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1989 0688068227 / 9780688068226 First Hardcover Very Good + Fine Jacket Turi MacCombie, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Turi MacCombie. 63 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019713

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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
11 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

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The Kingdom and the Cave, Aiken, Joan
12 The Kingdom and the Cave
Aiken, Joan
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1974 0385030436 / 9780385030434 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Victor Ambrus, Illustrator 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, quite clean and bright. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean turquoise endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Victor ambrus. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful tale of mystery, fantasy and adventure. 027564

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Little Men - Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
13 Little Men - Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa M.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding, with illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. Clean olive green cloth boards with lighter green, black and pink decoration (green and pink blooming trees with a boy standing between them with a little girl on his shoulders). Gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. 381 pages. 027531

Price: 45.00 USD
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Eight Cousins, Alcott, Louisa May
14 Eight Cousins
Alcott, Louisa May
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1931 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Clara M. Burd, Illustrator 
Lovely book and dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with clean, unworn color paste-on illustration on cover by Clara M. Burd, with gold line border. Gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Full color frontispiece illustration (same as cover), additional black and white illustrations, all by Clara Burd. 253 pages. Clean bright color illustrated jacket has a few tiny edge nicks, a little corner wear; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice collectible quality book from John C. Winston Company's "The Children's Bookshelf" series. 027521

Price: 30.00 USD
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Indian Hill Birds, Ali, Salim
15 Indian Hill Birds
Ali, Salim
London Oxford University Press 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket G. M. Henry, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with 64 color plates by G. M. Henry. 188 pages with index. Book size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". Clean dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book for the non-technical bird lover, covering over 300 species of birds likely to be sighted in India, superbly illustrated, with useful keys for field identification. 024706

Price: 22.00 USD
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16 Dolphins: The Myth and the Mammal
Alpers, Antony
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1961 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Erik Thorn, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration of two dolphins on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated dark green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 268 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has slight corner wear, is price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fables, true experiences, and biological facts about dolphins. 8 vo.. Marine Life. 011202

Price: 18.00 USD
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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
17 Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship
Anderson, Betty Baxter
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Harve Stein. 115 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small chip at top left corner of front panel, slight price sticker residue at base corner of rear panel. Author photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story based on historical facts of how the confederate warship ALABAMA attacked one Union merchantman after another for nearly two years until almost one-half of the Union Fleet had been destroyed. 026888

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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
18 Blaze and the Forest Fire
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1938). Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight dust soiling to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with drawings by C. W. Anderson. Exceptionally nice first edition of this, my personal favorite of all C. W. Anderson's "Blaze" books. 024525

Price: 50.00 USD
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19 A Kidnapped Colony
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
First Edition. Light green cloth decorated boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight with slight lean. Nicely illustrated throughout by E. M. Ashe, frontis illustration with tissue guard. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. 003527

Price: 6.00 USD
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The Lady of the Decoration, Anonymous
20 The Lady of the Decoration
Anonymous
London Hodder & Stoughton 1910 unknown Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Wakana Utigawa, Illustrator 
Pretty decorated cloth binding printed in London at the Edinburgh Press (lavender blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine). Very slight surface wear to spine corners. No fraying. Slight soiling (scattering of faint spots to cover). Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. no date, circa 1910. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Eight beautiful full color tipped in illustrations with clean printed tissue guards (illustrations in colour by Wakana Utigawa). 210 pages. 024633

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