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Pictorial Review, September 1933, Vol. XXXIV, No. 12

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pictorial Review Company: 1933

Seller ID: 2298810

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers intact. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, minor general wear. 1933 Stapled Binding. 68 pp. Cover illustration by McClelland Barclay. CONTENTS: Serials: Steamboat 'Round the Bend, Part I. - The Dragon Murder Case, Part IV. - Daughter of Strife--Conclusion; Fiction: Smooth - Fer-de-Lance - Self-Defense; Special Features: The Neglected Woman - Does Education Need Its Face Lifted? - A Recent Graduate Says It Does - The Girl Who Plays Queens - Be a Better Buyer - Wise Wives Beautify for Their Husbands - On the Beauty Horizon - The Pace of the Arts; Homemaking: This is the House I Built - Kitch... View more info

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Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat (Pleasewell Series)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205385

Condition: Very Good


Later printing. Faint creases to front wrapper, faint pink stain to rear wrapper, general light wear. 1890 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. The tale of Old Dame Trot and her cat. View more info

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Walt Disney's Dumbo (Walt Disney's Little Library D3)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1947

Seller ID: 2015979

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new cloth, pencil name & address inside front board. 1947 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A publication based on one of Walt Disney's earliest films, featuring color and black & white illustrations from the motion picture. View more info

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The Sailor Boy: A Novel

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Luther Roby: 1843

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 1953827

Condition: Very Good


Fourth American edition. Lightly rubbed, a few pages a bit foxed. 1843 Small Hard Cover. 114; 118 pp. 12mo. Two books in one volume. Original brown boards, gilt titles & decorations on spine, blind-stamped design on boards. A British work of fiction following the exploits of a young sailor. View more info

Image for A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts, Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations, in 8 Volumes, Part Three: Orations - Vol. I: Greek Orators; Vol. II: Roman Orators; Vol. III. Orators of Continental Europe; Vol. VI: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. V: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. VI: American Orators; Vol. VII: American Orators; Vol. VIII: American Orators

A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts, Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations, in 8 Volumes, Part Three: Orations - Vol. I: Greek Orators; Vol. II: Roman Orators; Vol. III. Orators of Continental Europe; Vol. VI: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. V: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. VI: American Orators; Vol. VII: American Orators; Vol. VIII: American Orators

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier: 1900

Seller ID: 2302557

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge of volumes two and four broken, minor general wear. 1900 Hard Cover. Brown boards. Eight volume set, part three of a larger set of 32 volumes. Notable speeches include Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death, Gettysburg Address, abolition, military, political, Presidential, etc. View more info

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Brave Boys of France: A Story of the Late War in Europe. (Golden Crown Library)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Boston: Thomas B. Noonan & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2180839

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed, St. Patrick's Church Library bookplate on front endpaper (no other marks). 1885 Hard Cover. 304 pp. 8vo. An anonymously written 19th century juvenile military adventure novel focusing on the Franco-Prussian War. View more info

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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (Shape Books)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Laughing Elephant: 2007

Seller ID: 2298807

ISBN: 1595831924

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2007 Soft Cover. Another in our popular series of shaped books telling the still pertinent story of two ways of life. Good stories never lose their power. Aesop, an ancient Greek, first wrote this tale of a country mouse who samples the life of her city cousin, and finds the simple peace of the country far preferable. Ethel Hays, the illustrator, has changed the cousins from male to female so that she can indulge her talent for rendering beautifully dressed mouse ladies. Even the country mouse's Sunday best is outshone by the city mouse's complex and fashionable wardrobe. View more info

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Punky Dunk and the Spotted Pup

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: P.F. Volland & Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 2202701

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, board edges rubbed, one inch stain to front board. 1912 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Cute story about the introduction of a puppy into the home of a cat. View more info

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Modern Priscilla Standard Cook Book: Modern Priscilla Proving Plant Methods of Preparing and Cooking Over 1000 Appetizing Dishes [Cookbook]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Priscilla Publishing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 2298299

Condition: Very Good


Includes colloquial dust jacket. Stains and small tears and small chips to jacket. 1929 Hard Cover. iv, 443 pp. Of the many women’s service magazines that came into being in the late nineteenth century, one of the most celebrated was The Modern Priscilla, which was published from 1887 until 1930. Initially a needlework publication, it evolved to deal with subjects of broader appeal to women, such as home decorating and cookery, eventually adding fiction to its editorial mix. In its coverage of food, it was heavily influenced by the domestic science movement, its recipes adopting exact measur... View more info

Image for Sparkling Tales: Puss in Boots and Other Fairy Tales; Cinderella; The Charmed Fawn; The Yellow Dwarf; Little Red Riding Hood (New Nursery Series)

Sparkling Tales: Puss in Boots and Other Fairy Tales; Cinderella; The Charmed Fawn; The Yellow Dwarf; Little Red Riding Hood (New Nursery Series)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros.: 1903

Seller ID: 2297675

Condition: Fair


No jacket. Spine sprung, large stain ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper, front free endpaper missing. 1903 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of children's tales including, Puss in Boots and Other Fairy Tales; Cinderella; The Charmed Fawn; The Yellow Dwarf; Little Red Riding Hood. With numerous illustrations. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe (Kriss Kringle Series)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros: 1897

Seller ID: 2299098

Condition: Good


Spine taped, light stain wrappers rubbed. 1897 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Printed on linen. View more info

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And It Was So

By: N/A

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: The Westminster Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2279017

Condition: Good


Wrappers heavily creased, small surface tear on front wrapper. 1958 Small Softcover. 48 pp. An illustrated collection of Bible verses, some of which have been adapted. View more info

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Stories from the New Yorker, 1950-1960

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279154

Condition: Very Good


Light spots on boards, faint stain along page ridges. 1960 Hard Cover. vii, 780 pp. A thirty-fifth anniversary volume of stories that have appeared in the magazine during the past decade. Forty-seven distinguished stories that have appeared in The New Yorker since 1950. A list of the writers whose work appears in Stories from the New Yorker: 1950-1960: Roger Angell, Saul Bellow, Elizabeth Bishop, Maeve Brennan, Harold Brodkey, John Cheever, Robert M. Coates, Roald Dahl, Daniel Fuchs, Mavis Gallant, Richard T. Gill, Nadine Gordimer, Nancy Hale, Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Henderson, R. Prawer Jh... View more info

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All About Mother Goose (The All About Series, Book 4)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1916

Seller ID: 2288952

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch tear along top edge and bottom edge of front jacket panel and front flap hinge, one-inch tear along jacket spine and rear jacket panel. Surface tear on dedication page and on frontispiece recto. 1916 Small Hard Cover. 47 pp. Color plates. Illustrations by John (Johnny) B. Gruelle. A collection of children's nursery rhymes. View more info

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Edith; or, The Quaker's Daughter. A Tale of Puritan Times. By One of Her Descendants

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Mason Brothers: 1856

Seller ID: 2294791

Condition: Fair


Spine previously mended with tape, boards loose but holding, title page clipped along top edge. 1856 Hard Cover. 407 pp. Red boards with a repeated design of crosses across the full front and back boards. View more info

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The Brown Book; or, the Story of the Gingerbread Man

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1909

Seller ID: 2294991

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa early 1900s). Part of spine missing, binding split, a few minor holes in a few pages. 1909 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2. The Gingerbread Man is a fairy tale about a gingerbread man's escape from various pursuers and his eventual demise between the jaws of a fox. View more info

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Magical Christmas Tales

By: N/A

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Sandy Creek: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296366

ISBN: 1435143558

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Spine head and spine base very lightly rubbed. 2012 Large Hardcover. 192 pp. With enchanting stories and classic carols. View more info

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Courage Books: 2000

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2296371

ISBN: 0762407646

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. A very nice copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Don Daily. Celebrate the twelve days of Christmas with this beautifully illustrated celebration of the classic English Christmas carol. View more info

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Deck the Hall: A Traditional Carol

By: N/A

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296376

ISBN: 0811828212

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Bestselling artist Sylvia Long brings the holidays to life in this beautifully illustrated edition of a beloved Christmas carol. Readers will delight in singing along with the familiar lyrics celebrating the joys of the seasondecorating the mantel, singing carols and sharing quiet moments with family. A wonderful gift, this lively carol and the rich details of Sylvia Long's illustrations combine perfectly to evoke the magic and warmth of this favorite time of year. View more info

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Post, the Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963: John F. Kennedy, 1917-63, In Memoriam [Norman Rockwell]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Curtis Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 2296534

Condition: Very Good


A few light creases. No chips. Wrappers intact. 1963 Magazine. 84 pp. COVER: Norman Rockwell portrait of JFK. In Memoriam: A Senseless Tragedy; The New President. CONTENTS: Articles - Hate Knows No Direction (Speaking Out); When the Highest Office Changes Hands, by Dwight D. Eisenhower; The New President: He Ought to Try to Slow Up, Alsop Interviews L. B. J.; The Assassination; Death in Emergency Room No. One; A Eulogy: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, by Arthur M. Schlessinger, Jr.; A Profile in Family Courage; What's Ahead for the G.O.P.?; New Weapon against Muscular Dystrophy; Wacky Search for Gold... View more info

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Analog: September, 1963, Vol. LXXII, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Conde Nast Publications, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 2296544

Condition: Very Good


Light stain, light general wear. 1963 Magazine. 98 pp. COVER: Chemical industry in space. September 1963. Cover art by Nat White illustrating Industrial Revolution by Poul Anderson [as by Winston P. Sanders]. ALSO: Chrono-Control by Frank A. Javor; plus stories by William J. Smith, Rick Raphael, and James R. Hall. FEATURES: Editorial by John W. Campbell; Brass Tacks (letters); Which Polaris Do You Mean? (science essay) by R. S. Richardson; The Reference Library (book reviews) and more. Interior artwork by: Leo Summers, George Schelling. Editor: John W. Campbell. View more info

Image for Animal Tales Library: Shelly's Shell Search; The Undersea Adventures of Digby Dolphin; Tidy Heidi; The Sculptor of Beaver Pond; Springer: The Rabbit Who Jumped Too High; Darby: The Lost and Found Puppy

Animal Tales Library: Shelly's Shell Search; The Undersea Adventures of Digby Dolphin; Tidy Heidi; The Sculptor of Beaver Pond; Springer: The Rabbit Who Jumped Too High; Darby: The Lost and Found Puppy

By: N/A

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Landoll: 2000

Seller ID: 2297573

ISBN: 0517128179

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 2000 Small Hard Cover. Five titles in slipcase. Animal Tales Library: Shelly's Shell Search, The Undersea Adventures of Digby Dolphin, Tidy Heidi, The Sculptor of Beaver Pond, Springer: The Rabbit Who Jumped Too High, Darby: The Lost and Found Puppy View more info

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A Fool's Errand

By: 'One of the Fools' [Tourgee, Albion Winegar]

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert: 1879

Seller ID: 2296934

Condition: Good


Boards lightly toned, corners bumped, front free endpaper missing. 1879 Hard Cover. 361, [4] pp. 8vo. An anti-racism allegory set in the post-Civil War United States, in which a former Union colonel travels in North Carolina and encounters the Ku Klux Klan. Tourgee was a Radical Republican, and an activist against racism both socially and institutionally - in his newspaper column A Bystander's Notes, he encouraged resistance to segregation laws, and was chosen as lead attorney for Homer Plessy in the famous case of Plessy v. Ferguson. View more info

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Pocahontas: A Historical Drama, in Five Acts; with an Introductory Essay and Notes

By: A Citizen of the West [Owen, Robert Dale]; [Mackay, Robert W. Stuart]

Price: $500.00  $400.00

Publisher: George Dearborn: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289646

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit rubbed with minimal loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, moderately foxed throughout, ink name on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1837 Hard Cover. Sabin 58021. Sabin gives both Owen and Mackay as possible authors, without providing rationale in support of either. Mackay is listed as the copyright holder on this copy. A historical drama focused on the life of Pocahontas, the Native American daughter of chief Powhatan famous for saving the life of John Smith. She later converted to Christianity and wed John Rolfe. View more info

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Little Mabel's Friends: A Sequel to Little Mabel and Her Sunlit Home

By: A Lady

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Carlton & Potter: 1862

Seller ID: 2202716

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with chip from spine head and some small spots of cloth loss on front & rear panels, intermittent foxing throughout. 1862 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 145 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. Original black stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes four engraved illustrations. A contribution to the normative religious literature of the nineteenth century; according to the preface, this tale is meant to instill that 'A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.' None located in OCLC. View more info

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The White Linen Nurse

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301000

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Bookplate and ink mark on front paste-down endpaper, pencil name on front free endpaper. 1913 Hard Cover. 276 pp. Blue boards. Illustrated by Herman Pfeifer. EXCERPT: The White Linen Nurse was so tired that her noble expression ached. Incidentally her head ached and her shoulders ached and her lungs ached and the ankle-bones of both feet ached quite excruciatingly. But nothing of her felt permanently incapacitated except her noble expression. Like a strip of lip-colored lead suspended from her poor little nose by two tugging wire-gray wrinkles her persistently conscie... View more info

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Rollo in Geneva (Rollo's Tour in Europe)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Sheldon & Co.: 1867

Seller ID: 2205836

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, very faint discoloration to boards, front board lightly bowed, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, ink name and date to front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of children's books. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. His Rollo Books, such as Rollo at Work (1837) and Rollo at Play (1837) are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a represent... View more info

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Laughing Last

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288788

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed. Faint smudge on spine, front hinge starting. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. He who laughs last, laugh best, goes the saying. But it is a question in the Romley family who will be the last. Certainly not Sidney, though, who at fifteen asserted a strange independence and was probably the least of the famous Joseph Romley's children to look like a poet's daughter. But Sidney, determined to escape the stigma of poetry just for a summer, goes to visit her Aunt Achsa on Cape Cod. In the wharves and boats of Provincetown she finds a whole c... View more info

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Black Flower

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288789

Condition: Very Good


Quarter inch by half inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, minor chips to jacket spine head and jacket spine base. Ink name on half-title page. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. It was just Theo's luck that the new girl should see her fighting the town bully. But, thought Theo, defiantly, what difference does it make what Beth Bradford thinks of me. I don't care. Little did Theo know how much Beth's likes and dislikes would mean to her and her adored brother, Jard. And it was not until the flood in which old Jasper, the boatman, lost his life that ... View more info

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Guardians of the Galaxy: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2 (Marvel)

By: Abnett, Dan; Lanning, Andy

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Marvel: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301443

ISBN: 0785190635

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2014 Soft Cover. Can the Guardians of the Galaxy stop the War of Kings? As Black Bolt and Vulcan square off and the Inhumans and Shi'ar ravage entire planets, the Guardians are stuck in the middle! As new discoveries are made and old friends are betrayed, the new Guardians must stand shoulder-to-shoulder with cosmic legends to survive! But when the Fault, a massive rift in reality, releases a viral xenoform that threatens to destroy the cosmos, the bruised and battered Guardians must return the creature to its own dimension before the unthinkable happens. View more info