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Image for A Catechism of Mythology; being a compendious history of the heathen gods, goddesses, and heroes. Designed chiefly as an introduction to the study of the ancient classics. Adapted to the use of schools in the United States.

A Catechism of Mythology; being a compendious history of the heathen gods, goddesses, and heroes. Designed chiefly as an introduction to the study of the ancient classics. Adapted to the use of schools in the United States.

By: Irving, C.

Price: $718.75

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

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: Books011321

Condition: Very Good


iv, [5]-88 pages. First American edition, revised and improved. Title claims "with engraved illustrations" this copy with two engraved frontispieces only (apparently as bound, and according with the Beinecke copy; both illustrations signed G.B King). Contemporary inscriptions front and rear. Foxing throughout. View more info

Image for The True Annals of Fairyland. Old King Cole [The Reign of King Cole]

The True Annals of Fairyland. Old King Cole [The Reign of King Cole]

By: J. M. Gibbon, ed.

Price: $368.75

Publisher: London / New York, J. M. Dent & Co. / Macmillan & Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010943

Condition: Good


xvii, [1], 338, [1] pages. All edges gilt. Extremities well rubbed, with some splitting along rear joint. Front hinge slack, with mull visible. Bookseller's ticket of F. W. Chapman, Chester, top left front pastedown. "This book belongs to" filled in and dated 22/2/03. Tissue guard foxed. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Apple in the Attic: A Pennsylvania Legend [signed]

By: Jordan, Mildred

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: inscribed and signed by author

Seller ID: Books009756

Condition: Very Good


xi, 200 pages. Publisher's decorative cloth; green topstain. First edition stated. Offsetting to pastedowns. Warmly inscribed by the author on September 11, 1942. View more info

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Mr. Sharptooth [Mister Sharptooth]

By: Kerr, Joe

Price: $292.50

Publisher: London, Grant Richards:

Seller ID: Books010157

Condition: Good


60 pages (numbered in pencil by hand). Uncommon British issue with different paper onlay than that of Dillingham. No stated date of issue. "Copyright in the United States of America by G. W. Dillingham Company" on verso of title page. Cloth soiled and bumped. Spine and hinges heavily but successfully reinforced some time ago with blue cloth tape and a whole lotta stitching. Hence binding is sound. Margins grubby; many small instances of small now-yellowed tape to margins - twice just touching an image and in one case (though unobtrusively) running through it. Two leaves lacking top cor... View more info

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True Stories for Children in Children's Words

By: Kidder, D. P. [revised by]

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Lane & Scott: 1851

Seller ID: Books010444

Condition: Very Good


46 pages, with 2 page list of Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday School Union publications at rear. Original publishers sewn binding with green wrapper printed front and rear. Frontispiece and three smaller illustrations. Leaves foxed throughout. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Carrier Pigeon

By: Kidder, D. P. [revised by]

Price: $93.75

Publisher: New York, Lane & Tippett / Joseph Longking: 1848

Seller ID: Books010967

Condition: Good


40 pages. Printed for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Title and number 67 in gilt to spine. Staining throughout; writing to rear endpapers. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Tiny Golden Library. Animal Nonsense Stories (complete in 12 books, in original shrinkwrap)

By: Kunhardt, Dorothy

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Golden Press : Western Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: Books011574

Condition: Very Good


All twelve books in publisher's display box with shrinkwrap and original $7.95 price sticker. Wrap has been split open in front of the books but no books removed. Somewhat oddly the jackets have short tears at head and tail of spines - as issued. View more info

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Jason's Quest

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto / Montreal, McClelland and Stewart: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011385

Condition: Very Good


211. pages. Jacket spine sunned, short closed tear along upper joint at top. Sunning to very top edge of boards and at foot of spine. Not price clipped. Jacket now in a removable archival sleeve. No inscriptions. View more info

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Twelve Stories of the Sayings and Doings of Animals

By: Lee, Mrs. R. [Sarah Bowdich Lee]

Price: $718.75

Publisher: London, Grant and Griffith: 1854

Seller ID: Books011848

Condition: Very good


92 pages and 8 pages of ads at rear. Four coloured plates as called for, each with protective blank. All edges gilt. Cloth rubbed - considerably so along lower joint. Binding sound. Miniscule 1856 gift inscription top right of title page. The second edition. View more info

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The Last Battle

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $292.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010071

Condition: Very Good


175 pages. First printing stated. Jacket rubbed at extremities and lacking a small triangle top right rear panel. Both corners of front flap are clipped but $2.75 price is retained. Interior is clean and unmarked in sound binding. Jacket now in brodart: a removable archival sleeve. View more info

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Love of Life

By: London, Jack

Price: $93.75

Publisher: London, Everett & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: Books011692

Condition: Very Good


252, [4] pages. Everett's 7d Library series. Circa 1914 (with April 1914 inscription to verso of front free endpaper). Pictorial endpapers. Jacket chipped, torn, and rubbed: now presenting well in a removable archival sleeve. Worming to upper joint. Contents clean; binding sound. View more info

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Children of the Frost

By: London, Jack

Price: $93.75

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1914

Seller ID: Books011693

Condition: Very Good


253, [1] pages. Newnes' 7d series. Circa 1914 (with April 1914 inscription to verso of front free endpaper). Jacket chipped, torn, and rubbed: now presenting well in a removable archival sleeve. Contents clean; binding sound. View more info

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Pigs In The Pigskin

By: Matheson, G. M.

Price: $218.75

Publisher: London, Sands & Co.,:

Seller ID: Books007133

Condition: Fair


Illustrated by L. Espinasse. Verses by G. M. Matheson. Sands & Co., Burleigh Street, Strand. 11.8 x 9.1 inches. A charming rarity of juvenile Victorian horse racing satire. Consider as disbound: the string meant to hold text block to spine is present but is well loose; half title is detached. Covers are in one piece with spine intact. Evidence of missing light paper front fly leaf at lower left of half title; no rear endpaper. Otherwise apparently complete, with title page followed by eleven leaves (upaginated, I can't find another copy with which to collate but Worldcat has "[23]" as ... View more info

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The Public School Drawing Course No. 6. Senior Fourth.

By: McFaul, J.H. [Designed & Arranged by]

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, Canada Publishing Co.: 1892

Seller ID: Books012101

Condition: Very Good


24 pages. Entirely completed by former owner, one Helen F. Titus of Hampton, Nova Scotia. Wear to covers; staples holding well. View more info

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Careers of Danger and Daring

By: Moffett, Cleveland

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1901

Seller ID: Books011686

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 419 pages. Profusely illustrated. Light rubbing to cloth; small library withdrawl stamp to front free endpaper - no other library indications. Binding is sound. Careers covered: Steeple Climber; Deep Sea Diver; Baloonist; Pilot; Bridge Builder; City Fireman; Aerial Acrobat; Wild Beast Tamer; Dynamite Worker; Locomotive Engineer. View more info

Image for My Little Play Box : Teeny-Weenies By The Sea; Teeny-Weenies At The Farm; Teeny-Weenies' Pets; Teeny-Weeny's Doggies. [four volumes in original box]

My Little Play Box : Teeny-Weenies By The Sea; Teeny-Weenies At The Farm; Teeny-Weenies' Pets; Teeny-Weeny's Doggies. [four volumes in original box]

By: Mrs Herbert Strang ed.

Price: $468.75

Publisher: Oxford, Humphrey Milford - Oxford University Press: 1932

Seller ID: Books011120

Condition: Very Good


Uncommon issue, four volumes in box with uniform paper-over-board binding in matching box. Likely lacking one volume or a book-sized insert for colouring instruments. Foxing to outer edges and endpapers; bindings sound; no inscriptions or colouring. Box sturdy but good only, with general soiling, old tape repairs, and lacking one fold-down flap. Paper onlay to top of box recto and verso: My Little Play Box, with child's signature to that on underside. For overseas shipping options please inquire. View more info

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The Little Boarding-School Girls; or, Slander Not

By: Murray, Grace

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Sunday School Union / Carlton & Porter:

Seller ID: Books010969

Condition: Very Good


40, [4] pages. No date of publication identified; OCLC notes: "Sunday-School Union operated at address between 1856 and 1868". Title and decoration in gilt to spine. Offsetting to endpapers; closed tear to terminal blank. Binding is sound. View more info

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Wilful Walter, and Other Stories

By: Murray, Grace

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Boston, Henry A. Young & Co.:

Seller ID: Books010971

Condition: Very Good


64 pages. No date of publication identified; OCLC notes: "Henry A. Young & Co. published at 24 Cornhill, Boston, from 1868 to 1874 or 1875". Gilt to spine. Endpapers a touch grubby; leaves tanned. Binding is sound. The other stories are: Wilful Walter -- The Hard Run -- The Dutchman's Cap -- Kitty's Picture -- The Bunch of Grapes. Illustrated. View more info

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An English Spelling Book with Reading Lessons Adapted to the Capacities of Children

By: Murray, Lindley

Price: $218.75

Publisher: London, William Walker, Otley: 1844

Seller ID: Books010750

Condition: Good


145 pages, with advert to verso of 145. Leather worn, and chipped along spine. Lacks free endpapers; front hinge split but holding. Numerous ownership signatures: to leather, pastedowns and title page; Christian and Albert Grimm (Springfield, Annapolis Co. Nova Scotia) most prominently. Leaves toned; occasional minor soiling; child's pencil scribbling to rear pastedown. View more info

Image for English Reader on Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best Writers Designed to Assist Young Persons to Read with Propriety and Effect to Improve Their Language and Sentiments, and to Inculcate Some of the Most Important Principles of Piety and V

English Reader on Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best Writers Designed to Assist Young Persons to Read with Propriety and Effect to Improve Their Language and Sentiments, and to Inculcate Some of the Most Important Principles of Piety and V

By: Murray, Lindley

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Charleston, J. Hoff: 1910

Seller ID: Books010973

Condition: Good


xxii, 258 pages. Tanned and foxed throughout, with endpapers stained. Binding is sound. View more info