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Image for DORA LEE or, The visit to Montpelier

DORA LEE or, The visit to Montpelier

By: A Lady of "Louise Home" Washington ; [Lucy Burwell Page Saunders]

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Charles Harvey & Co.: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40005


83 pages; Former owner's name in pencil on ffep; tiny bookseller's label on fep - "J. & W.J. Entwisle Booksellers / 102 King Street / Alexandria" Clean and secure in original brown cloth binding with a blindstamped decorative border to both boards, gilt lettering at spine (rubbed). OCLC: 10945268 A very scarce juvenile book by a lady of the Old South; the story recollects life in Williamsburg in the very early 19th century during the Madison presidency. Dora, th... View more info

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Les Fables d'Esope, mises en François Avec des quatrains a la morale. Nouvelle edition dédié a la jeunesse. Prix 75 sous.

By: Aesop

Price: $199.94

Publisher: A Philadelphie, none listed: 1823

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41589


[4], iv, 112 pages; Contemporary, probably original binding: calf-backed marbled paper-covered boards. Significant wear to the binding, sewing compromised, considerable foxing throughout -- but a complete copy of this rare American edition of an Aesop's fables, in French quatrains. Title page states: "Nouvelle edition dédié a la jeunesse." There is a dedication (in verse quatrains) to youth, page [3], signed with initials at the bottom -- "F. M." [... View more info

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Atightughyuggaaghusit / The First Reader

By: Aghnaghaghpik [Adelinda Womkon Badten]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Fairbanks, University of Alaska: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39391


First printing limited to 500 copies. Contents clean and secure in original yellow pictorial wrappers, light toning to wrappers. An instructional book for Yupik languages. OCLC Number16007521. View more info

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A BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR TEDDY THE BEAR

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk: 1963

Seller ID: 37054


A charming small pop-up book (measures 6" by 4") in color printed card boards with 4 double page pop-up scenes. Clean and tight - all pop-ups in very good working order. OCLC: 19715085; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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TODDLES ABC ( Dean's Rag Books, No. 42 )

By: Anonymous

Price: $29.94

Publisher: London, Dean's Rag Books Ltd.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37103


12 pages; Wonderful ABC book printed in colour on cotton cloth with the famous logo designed by Stanley Berkley of two dogs trying to pull a rag book apart, with the legend, "Quite Indestructible" on the back cover. The Dean family founded their book publishing business in 1711, but it was in 1902 that Captain Henry Samuel Dean produced the first Dean's Rag Book. This very popular series continued into the 1980s. Cloth fraying at top and bottom, but no loss to an... View more info

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Nacht en Morgen en andere verhalen Door den hoofdredacteur van "De vriend van oud en jong"

By: Anonymous

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Leiden, R. Fuik: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38591


96 p., [2] bl. pages; Date is approximate. Publisher's brown cloth, covers decoratively stamped in blind and lettered in gilt. Colored frontispiece and three full page chromolithographed plates. (The frontispiece and the first of the plates are mounted on heavier coated paper stock; the first plate appears to have been mounted over another plate, of which just a tiny bit of the border is now visible). Very minor wear and rubbing to the spine ends, just a hint of crack... View more info

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THE TALES OF MOTHER GOOSE - A Miniature Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Kurt S. Adler: 1977

Seller ID: 39110


A miniaure book bound in red leather with gilt border and colour onlay of a Mother Goose figure on front cover. Gold endpapers. 10pp ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

NUMBERS - A Coloring Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Kenosha, Samuel Lowe Company: 1949

Seller ID: 41126


32 pages; Clean and tight in original color printed wrappers, but for a phone number written on rear endpaper. None of the printed drawings have been colored in yet. A nice example of this charming children's book from the mid- twentieth century. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

MY FRIEND'S FRIEND

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Tract Society: 1867

Seller ID: 41178


62 pages; Former owner's name on ffep in pencil, 19th century Presbyterian bookplate on front pastedown, light scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in original binding of leather spine over marbled boards. Frontispiece and one additional engraved illustration. A story of rafting on the St. Lawrence River. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephe... View more info

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TOM'S OPINION A Story of School Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Co: 1884

Seller ID: 41452


Small quarto. Charming Victorian children's book. Black cloth spine with illustrated pictorial boards, worn along edges, scattered foxing. OCLC: 405842; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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JOLLY ST. NICK - A MINIATURE BOOK

By: Anonymous,

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Unknown: 1990

Seller ID: 39111


32 pages; A charming miniature book with color illustrations. No publisher or date of publishing mentioned, approximately 1990. Measures 3" by 2 1/16" ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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The Children of the Bible

By: Armstrong, Fanny L.

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn, Southern Methodist Publishing House, Printed for the Author: 1880

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39465


272 pages; Publisher's purple cloth, elaborate decorative stamping and lettering in black and gilt, pale yellow endpapers. This is a particularly interesting copy of the first edition of this children's book -- printed in Nashville, Tennessee at the end of the post-Civil War Reconstruction. This is the copyright deposit copy, with a blue-ink oval stamp on the title page: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS / COPYRIGHT / 1880 / City of Washington. The number "9082 82" is enter... View more info

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HEART TO HEART VISITS WITH GOD

By: Aspell, Albina Louise; Warren, Glenda

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Mt. Hawley Publishing: 1969

Seller ID: 41620


A collection of 5 miniature books housed in a clear pastic box. About People, About Myself, About Joy, About Good, About Love. All in original pictorial wrappers. These books measure 3.25 by 2.5 inches. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott ; Harry L. Smith (illustrator)

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1916

Seller ID: 41915


Sleepy-Time Tales; 112 pages; Contents clean and secure in original pictorial cloth binding of gray cloth with decorative stamping in red, green and black showing the chipmunk conversing with some birds. Dustjacket chipped along edges and missing section at bottom of spine. Frontispiece and five additional full page colour illustrations by Harry L. Smith (who also designed the pictorial dustjacket). OCLC: 10855979 View more info

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SONGS FOR THE LITTLE CHILD

By: Baker, Clara Belle ; Caroline Kohlsaat , Pauline Batchelder Adams

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, The Abingdon Press: 1938

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 40500


Illustrations drawn by Pauline Batchelder Adams. Verses composed and adapted by Clara Belle Baker, Folk Melodies harmonized by Croline Kohlsaat. 9 full page colour plates, plus numerous b&w drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Beautiful clean, tight book in nice dustjacket with chips at head and tail of spine ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral ele... View more info

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THE FLOWER FAIRIES MINIATURE ABC

By: Barker, Cicely Mary

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Bedrick - Blackie: 1984

Seller ID: 39105


16 pages; A delightful foldout book with Barker's usual charming fairy illustrations . Like new in illustrated slipcase. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE ROAD TO OZ

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co: 1940

Seller ID: 39547


261 pages; Clean and tight in original binding of brick colored cloth with color illustration on-lat at front cover. Dustjacket is chipped at corners and spine ends and all along edge of spine. Date is approximate. Reilly and Lee in semi-script on spine and title page; black and white image of Dorothy and Tin Man and other rolling Oz hoops along the road on endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Stamped price on front flap $1.75 - rear DJ flap lists to S... View more info

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THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ

By: Baum, L. Frank & John O'Neill (illustrations)

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1940

Seller ID: 39546


Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding with colour illustration onlay at front cover in a very good dustjacket with a few short closed tears and minor chipping at spine ends. Date is approximate. Reilly and Lee in semi-script on spine and title page; black and white image of Dorothy's and Ozma's face on endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Price on front flap $1.75 - rear DJ flap lists to Scalawagons. A wonderful vintage edition of one o... View more info

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THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZ

By: Baum, L. Frank ; Frank R. Neill (illustrator)

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1940

Seller ID: 39548


Clean and tight in original binding of light blue cloth with color illustration on-lat at front cover. Dustjacket has some light chipping at spine ends, printed price is clipped, stamped price of $1.75. Date is approximate. Reilly and Lee in semi-script on spine and title page; black and white image of Oz characters gathered around a table. Black and white illustrations throughout. Rear DJ flap lists to Scalawagons. A wonderful vintage edition of one of Frank Baum's... View more info

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THE ROYAL BOOK OF OZ

By: Baum, L. Frank ; Frank R. Neill (illustrator)

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1940

Seller ID: 39549


Clean and tight in original binding of light green cloth with color illustration on-lat at front cover. Dustjacket has some light chipping at spine ends, price $1.75. Date is approximate. Reilly and Lee in semi-script on spine and title page; black and white image of Oz characters in a large crowd. Black and white illustrations throughout. Rear DJ flap lists to Scalawagons. A wonderful vintage edition of one of Frank Baum's fabulous Oz books in which the Scarecrow Se... View more info