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Image for Eclair. Histoire d'un Cheval, d'un Chien de Carrosse et des Bohemiens

Eclair. Histoire d'un Cheval, d'un Chien de Carrosse et des Bohemiens

By: Averill, Esther; trs: Jacqueline Andre

Price: $227.50

Publisher: Paris, Domino Press / Librairie Fischbacher: 1934

Seller ID: Books009859

Condition: Very Good


32 pages. Cloth backed pictorial paper over boards. Tips rubbed, mild wear/soiling, slight bowing. Interior is clean and unmarked. Printed 17 May 1934 by Coulouma et Mourlot Freres. Jacqueline Andre's French translation of Flash: The Story of a Horse, A Coach-Dog and the Gypsies. For insurance purposes overseas shipping will be more expensive: please inquire. View more info

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The Sibyl's Cave: or, Book of Oracles, for Ladies and Gentlemen

By: Bache, Anna

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry F. Anners: 1848

Seller ID: Books010970

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. All edges gilt (faded). Frontispiece with tissue guard. Cloth rubbed; minor soiling. View more info

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Peter and Wendy

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $406.25

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: Books012372

Condition: Very Good


vii, 182 pages, with frontispiece, pictorial title, and twelve plates as called for. The later undated Hodder edition in green cloth. Jacket toned, rubbed and nicked at extremities, chip off head of spine, and a short closed tear top right front panel. Light foxing to inner flaps of jacket, first few and final few leaves. Front flap is price clipped. Top edge is dusty. Interior is unblemished; the binding is sound. Jacket now in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

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The Little White Bird, or Adventures in Kensington Gardens

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $187.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012373

Condition: Very Good


iv, 349 pages. Top edge gilt. Light scuffing to cloth; top right corner of front free endpaper clipped. No inscriptions; binding is sound. View more info

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Time For Bed

By: Bertail, Inez

Price: $106.25

Publisher: New York, Doubleday and Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books005947

Condition: Good


30 pages (unpaginated). Dust jacket chipped around extremities; boards foxed; smudge to title page and "Tony goes to sleep" last 2 pages. Else clean, crisp, with brilliant color, and no inscriptions. Binding is sound. Scarce early work of Bertail and MacKnight. Lovely illustrations, alternating black & white / color each set of pages. Front flap indicates the novelty, 70 years ago, of this sort of book: "At last the very youngest children have a book written just for them". View more info

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Pan's Garden. A Volume of Nature Stories

By: Blackwood, Algernon

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, MacMillan and Co.: 1912

Seller ID: Books012374

Condition: Very Good


xi, 530 pages, followed by one plate and 4 pages of ads. Frontispiece with tissue guard. The September 1912 reprint of the July first edition. Two light spots top right front. Top edge dusty. Attractive bookplate to front pastedown; bookseller's ticket of Chas. E. Lauriat Co., Boston. Evidence of erasure to front free endpaper. Endpapers foxed front and rear. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. View more info

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Buffalo Bill and His Adventures in the West [Fireside Library]

By: Buntline, Ned

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Augusta, ME, P. O. Vickery: 1896

Seller ID: Books010891

Condition: Good


314 pages. Wrapper chipped, creased, soiled, and reinforced with tape along spine. Edges soiled; interior clean. Cheap paper tanned. View more info

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Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $181.25

Publisher: London and New York, MacMillan and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: Books010837

Condition: Very Good


[vi], 208, [4] pages. "People's Edition". Covers bumped and rubbed; offsetting to free endpapers. Frontispiece tissue guarded. Light soiling to some leaves, but overall very good in sound binding. Following p. 208: Christmas Greetings, 3 pages of Macmillan works of Lewis Carrol, including a "specimen page" of a facsimile edition. View more info

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The Mock Turtle's Song. From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (BeaverBooks 17)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Frederiction, New Brunswic, Brunswick Press: 1965

Seller ID: Books011196

Condition: Very Good


16 pages including covers. Spine rubbed; light wear and soiling to covers; staples rusted but holding fine. Shipping will be reduced. View more info

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Through The looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $93.75

Publisher: New York, Platt & Peck: 1911

Seller ID: Books011647

Condition: Fair


175 pages. Uncommon issue, with colour paper onlay to front and colour frontispiece. Tenniel illustrations in black and white; pages bordered in pictorial green. No date of issue specified: OCLC has [1911?] based on a Christmas bookplate of 1912; this copy with a 1911 Christmas gift inscription to front free endpaper. Complete, but fair only: spine perished, both boards detached, brown paper hinge reinforcement at front (frontis/title page and at rear (free endpaper/pastedown); contents otherwise clean. A good candidate for rebinding or as reference. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, Platt & Peck: 1911

Seller ID: Books011646

Condition: Very Good


176 pages. Uncommon issue, with colour paper onlay to front and colour frontispiece. Tenniel illustrations in black and white; pages bordered in pictorial green. No date of issue specified: OCLC has [1900]; this copy with a 1911 Christmas gift inscription to front free endpaper. Light soiling and rubbing to boards; contents clean and binding sound. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [WITH] Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $312.50

Publisher: New York, The Mershon Company: 1903

Seller ID: Books012070

Condition: Very Good


202, 198 pages. Two volumes, in publisher's uniform decorative cloth; top edge gilt. No date of issue stated; 31 July 1903 gift inscription in each. Extremities rubbed. Light mottling, silverfish abrasion, and soil to cloth; worming to rear joints; inscription next to author's name on Wonderland title page stating Carroll's "Real name". Light foxing to endpapers. Contents clean and bindings sound. An uncommon issue. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland {Printed in the intermediate stage of Pitman's Shorthand]

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $93.75

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons:

Seller ID: Books012377

Condition: Very Good


154 pages, and one leaf of ads at rear. No date of issue specified; 1950 Secretarial Science Club inscription to front free endpaper. No other inscriptions. Binding sound and contents clean. View more info

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Chessie

By: Carroll, Ruth

Price: $406.25

Publisher: New York, Veritas Press: 1936

Seller ID: Books010596

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. No edition stated, copyright 1936. $1.00 price on front flap. Shallow chipping to jacket and two half-inch closed tears from top of front panel; board tips rubbed. Former owner's name in pen to head of title page. Binding is sound. Jacket will be housed in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

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Lizzie [Swallow Stories No. IV]

By: Chester, Sallie

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1873

Seller ID: Books010445

Condition: Very Good


48 pages. Frontispiece and one plate. Measures 4.5 x 3.2 inches. Cloth spine, floral paper over boards with pastedown of girl on front. Front hinge split. Christmas 1896 inscription to front free endpaper. Binding is sound. Copyright date of 1873, no date of issue specified. OCLC notes 3 plates. This copy has 2 plates (and numerous head and tail vignettes). View more info

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Frogmorton [inscribed]

By: Colling, Susan

Price: $81.25

Publisher: London, Collins: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books012375

Condition: Very Good


159 pages. Jacket spine faded. Light foxing to jacket, cloth spine, top edge, and fore-edge. Offsetting to free endpapers. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper. View more info

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A New Spelling Book, Adapted to Different Classes of Pupils

By: Comly, John

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, Kimber & Sharpless: 1827

Seller ID: Books011599

Condition: Fair


168 pages. Stereotyped by J. Howe. Spine chipped and worn; front hinge slack. Two front free endpapers with inscriptions; pages 99-106 loose; marginal loss to p. 129/30 with slight loss of text. Toned and foxed throughout. Lacks one rear free endpaper, the other with inscriptions; else complete. View more info

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The New Universal Letter Writer, containing letters on duty, amusement, love, courtship, marriage, friendship, trade, religion, and other useful subjects,

By: Cook, Rev. Thomas

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Charlestown [MA], and Newburyport, Samuel Etheridge; Thomas & Whipple: 1805

Seller ID: Books011087

Condition: Very Good


285 pages and one advert leaf at rear. Title continues: "Also Moral Maxims and Reflections, by the late Duke de la Rochefoucault. Likewise, a copious English Spelling Dictionary". Half of spine label perished; first leaf is the title page; 3/4 of second free rear endpaper torn away leaving remnant of 1808 inscription. Leaves tanned. Binding is sound. View more info

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Jean Gilpin. L'histoire divertissante de la promenade à cheval

By: Cowper, William; trs. E. Gutch

Price: $45.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1925

Seller ID: Books008933

Condition: Very Good


79 pages. Profusely illustrated. Jacket is fair only, with shallow chips along extremities and roughly one third missing from front panel. Boards and pictorial pastedown cover are splendid, with no darkening or sunning to portion lacking jacket. Interior ic clean, with no inscriptions; binding sound and hinges secure. View more info

Image for Fairyland. The Marriage of the Princess "Sunbeam".

Fairyland. The Marriage of the Princess "Sunbeam".

By: Cushing, Maria J

Price: $383.50

Publisher: New York, T.L. Cranston: 1890

Seller ID: Books009892

Condition: Very Good


16 pages and four plates. A Fairy poem, with four unattributed illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt to front. Binding professionally tightened retaining all original elements. Brown slate endpapers. Gift inscription to title page. A half inch closed tear to foot of one plate. Scarce, with only one copy worldwide listed on Worldcat [Texas. 3/28/17]. View more info