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Fantastic Mr. Fox

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: $62.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf:

Seller ID: Books011080

ISBN: 039480497X

Condition: Very Good


62 pages. Buff quarter cloth, green paper over boards, lacking jacket. Kid's Sesame Street bookplate to front free endpaper; tiny stain to fore-edge, and top right rear panel. View more info

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A Plain And Short History Of England For Children; In Letters from Father to Son. With a set of Questions.

By: Dean of Chester

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London, J. G. & F. Rivington: 1839

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: Books012113

Condition: Very Good


261, {3] pages. Frontispiece of Edward VI with tissue guard (foxed). Foxing to first few and final few leaves. Boards and leather rubbed; head of spine chipped. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe [McLoughlin Bros. Red Riding Hood Series. 1898]

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $81.25

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers: 1898

Seller ID: Books008963

Condition: Very Good


12 pages including covers. 7.7 x 5.4 inches. A very well preserved example of this issue on linen; marked as No. 266 1/2 on rear cover bottom right. Slight chipping and splitting along spine but stapled binding remains sound. Inscription to back cover: "by Daniel Defoe 1719" otherwise unmarked. Six colour plates (plus cover). View more info

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General Catalogue of School Furniture and School Supplies, No. 43 [1927 Catalog and Price List]

By: E.N. Moyer Company

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Toronto, E. N. Moyer Company: 1927

Seller ID: Books012005

Condition: Very Good


200 pages, and two unmarked order form leaves. Soiling to covers, first few and final few leaves. Profusely illustrated. Binding is sound. View more info

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Wonder Movies

By: Earle, Victor M.

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1923

Seller ID: Books011190

Condition: Good


Front free endpaper, title page, and twelve leaves (as issued). Measures 13 x 8 inches. Cloth chewed from spine though binding remains sound. Moderate soiling to covers and throughout. Half-inch closed tear to lower margin of penultimate leaf (as shown in photo) else no tears; no inscriptions. View more info

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Orlandino

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Edinburgh / Philadelphia, William and Robert Chambers / Lippincott, Grambo: 1854

Seller ID: Books011594

Condition: Very Good


175 pages. Engraved frontispiece (with spotting). Two title pages as shown. The first: Chambers's Library for Young People, with Lippincott, Grambo 1854 imprint - the second is Chambers 1850. Spine sunned; binding sound. Old pencil inscription to front free endpaper, and a small blind embossed stamp above and on p. 43 [William Inglis Morse]. View more info

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Cris Fairlie's Boyhood : A Tale of an Old Town

By: Eiloart, Mrs. [Elizabeth]

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York, Frederick Warne and Co.:

Seller ID: Books011298

Condition: Very Good


viii, 402, and 4 pages of ads at rear. Publisher's decorative cloth; no stated date of issue. Christmas 1902 gift inscription to front free endpaper. Some gatherings a touch loose; half-inch closed tear to half-title. View more info

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Ernie Elton The Lazy Boy

By: Eiloart, Mrs. [Elizabeth]

Price: $56.25

Publisher: London, &c., George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: Books011365

Condition: Very Good


239 pages. Every Boy's Library series, with no printed date of issue. Not illustrated. Routledge ads to pastedown and free endpaper front and rear. Light soiling to publisher's decorative binding and textblock edges, foxing to endpapers, old signature to verso of ffep and to Contents leaf. Binding is sound. View more info

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Ernie Elton At School

By: Eiloart, Mrs. [Elizabeth]

Price: $56.25

Publisher: London, &c., George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: Books011367

Condition: Very Good


248 pages. Every Boy's Library series, with no printed date of issue. Not illustrated. Routledge ads to pastedown and free endpaper front and rear. Light soiling to publisher's decorative binding and textblock edges, foxing to endpapers, old signature to verso of ffep and to Contents leaf. Binding is sound. View more info

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Toodle and Noodle Flat-Tail (Bed Time Stories)

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $62.50

Seller ID: Books010876

Condition: Fair


237 pages. Publisher's pictorial cloth, with black titles to spine. Lacks title page (and frontispiece?). Front free endpaper present, first printed leaf is Contents. Front hinge split. Notes in pencil to front and rear free endpapers. Eight plates in colour. Contents overall clean, with a few closed tears and light soiling. As is. View more info

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Grimm's Goblins. Selected from the Household Stories of the Brothers Grimm

By: Grimm Brothers [Jacob, Wilhelm]

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields.: 1867

Seller ID: Books009891

Condition: Good


111 pages, and 7 chromolithograph plates after designs by Cruikshank [complete]. Title-page in red and brown. Publisher's cloth bordered in blind, with gilt to front and spine. Spine professionally rebacked, retaining the full title [half inch loss of original panel at head and foot] and original brown slate endpapers. Christmas 1867 gift inscription in pencil to second front endpaper. Some leaves stained/smudged. Uncommon US edition. View more info

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The Sabbath School Songster : being the latest collection of juvenile hymns, melodies, and sacred songs, for Sabbath schools generally

By: Hanby, William [compiler]

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Circleville, OH, 1842

Seller ID: Books010443

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. No printer noted. measures 4.3 x 2.9 inches. Leather spine, plain paper over boards. Leaves toned and foxed. Binding is sound. Loss to second blank free endpaper at rear. [August 2017: OCLC notes no copies this early.] View more info

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Master Roley

By: Harraden, Beatrice

Price: $281.25

Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: Books011601

Condition: Very Good


156 pages. Publisher's pictorial binding in gold and black. Decorative endpapers, with gift inscription to front free. Light dusting to edges. Binding sound. OCLC dates to 1889. View more info

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THE MAN IN THE MOON AND OTHER VERSES

By: Harrisson, Florence

Price: $356.25

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Blackie and Son: 1917

Seller ID: Books006825

Condition: Good


31 pages plus 12 leaves of colour plates. A very pleasing copy of this difficult to find work by the renowned illustrator. Mild soiling to covers and interior; corners bumped. Charming gift inscription to front endpaper. Light foxing to half-title and reverse (blank) side of frontispiece. Child's contribution of blue to 5 otherwise uncoloured illustrations but to none of the plates. A few pages with moderate staining but generally a clean interior in sound binding. No stated date; circa 1917 as per Worldcat. Very few copies listed as institutionally held. View more info

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Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes

By: Headland, Isaac Taylor, trs.

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell: 1900

Seller ID: Books010643

Condition: Very Good


160 pages. Pictorial paper panel on cloth front and rear, black titles to linen spine. Professionally rebacked, endpapers and corners mended, red border colour infilled. Small former ownership stamp to front pastedown and free endpaper. Abrasion along gutter at second leaf front and rear from binder's glue. Binding is sound and contents clean. View more info

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Brains & Bravery [Brains and Bravery]

By: Henty, G. A. et al.

Price: $468.75

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers, Ltd.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011704

Condition: Good


398 pages. Spine sunned, light bubbling of cloth. 1903 pencil Christmas gift inscription to half-title. All plates present with tissue guards. Occasional foxing [dog-ear to page 6 - please see photo showing this and the heaviest example of foxing]; plates clean; binding is sound. View more info

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The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures for Little Children

By: Hoffmann, Heinrich

Price: $206.25

Publisher: Leipsic, Friedrich Volckmar: 1855

Seller ID: Books012371

Condition: Fair


24 pages printed recto only. Front board and page 1 with loss to lower corner, else complete. Spine ravaged but no leaves detached. Numerous examples of early mending to binding and leaves with cloth reinforcement. The colours have run on many of the illustrations. Hand soiling, chips, and closed tears throughout. This is the eighth edition, from the 17th German. March 1855 gift inscription to vero of front cover. View more info

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Mule Twins

By: Hogan, Inez

Price: $193.75

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1939

Seller ID: Books010595

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. No edition stated, copyright 1939. $1.00 price on front flap. Light dusting and rubbing to jacket; top edge dusty. No inscriptions; light soiling to one page (see photo). Jacket will be housed in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

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Peter Rabbit at the Circus

By: Hudson, Alma

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1921

Seller ID: Books010035

Condition: Very Good


48 pages. Moderate soiling to covers; binding is sound; no inscriptions. View more info

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A Catechism of Classical Biography : containing an account of the lives of the most celebrated characters among the ancient Greeks and Romans . Adapted to the use of schools in the United States

By: Irving, C.

Price: $468.75

Publisher: New York, F. And R. Lockwood: 1822

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: Books011320

Condition: Good


iv, [5]-88 pages. First American edition, revised and improved. Title claims "with engraved illustrations" this copy with engraved frontispiece only (apparently as bound, illustration signed G.B. King). Front cover nearly detached, lacking rear blank and cover. 1824 inscriptions to front and first two leaves. Foxing throughout. View more info