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The Second Jungle Book

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Published
1903
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$150.00

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London: Macmillan and Co, 1903. Octavo. 299pp., decorations by J. Lockwood Kipling, nicely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in 3/4 red morocco over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt.
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The Stick Book

by Small, Florence Hardy and Henry Frowde

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$115.00

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London; Nd(ca.1911): Hodder & Stoughton. Florence Hardy Small, 1860-1933. Thin 12mo. 30 pages, Frontispiece is signed in the plate "Fhardy. While the book is undated, the British Museum cites the publication date of 1911. All illustrations and text printed in green. The cover has a full color pastedown on paper covered boards made to resemble a… Read more
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London, 1821 and 1823: for Balwin, Cradock and Joy. 12mo. In two volumes. The first volumes has a half-title, and is fully illustrated with 64 full page plates. Volume two without half-title, 249pp. [14]pp. ads. and describes what is happening within each plate following the history of England. These volumes would be used by children in their classroom. Mrs.… Read more
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London: Bradbury & Evans for Edward Moxon, 1840. Octavo. (4) 71. Printed in double columns. They first gained success as their "Tales of Shakespeare" were issued in the first quarter of the 19th century. When Charles Lamb (1775-1834) and his unfortunate sister Mary (1764-1847) moved from one undesirable lodging to another, William Godwin suggested they… Read more
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A Ring of Endless Light

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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First Edition
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$75.00

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New York; (1984): Farrar, Straus and Giroux. First Edition. Octavo. . 5th printing. 324pp., signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Vicky Austen, nearly 16 begins her summer. First a funeral, then her grand-father struggles with leukemia. The only thing that makes her feel better is her poetry and her serious scientific experiments in non-verbal communication… Read more
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Many Waters

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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First Edition
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New York; (1986): Farrar, Straus and Giroux. First Edition. Octavo. . 310pp., The story of two young boys, twins Sandy and Denny. It was extremely cold outside, so just for fun they typed on the computer "take me someplace warm....someplace warm and sparsely populated. To their disbelief, they are transported to a harsh desert land where, if they believe… Read more
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A Wrinkle in Time (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition signed)

by L'Engle, Madeleine

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Limited Edition
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$900.00

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New York; (1987): Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 500 copies. The present copy is number 58 and signed by the author. A young adult novel . first published in 1962. L'Engle's book has won the Newbery Medal, the Sequoyah Book Award, the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.… Read more
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Kobboltozo, a Sequel to the Last of the Huggermuggers

by Cranch, Christopher Pearse

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Published
1889
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$45.00

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1889. Octavo. First published in 1857, this is the story of two sailors, Jacky Cable and Zebby Nabbum and their travel to the Giant Island and their adventures with the gentle giants and evil dwarfs. A story of adventure and fantasy. 96pp., (2)pp. publisher's ads, illustrated and bound in red cloth centrally stamped… Read more
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A History of the United States: From 1492-1866

by Martindale, Joseph C.

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Published
1868
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$65.00

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Philadelphia: Eldredge and Brother, 1868. Small Octavo. 176 pages. The Physician Dr. Joseph C. Martindale wrote popular histories of the U.S. this, his first, covering the earliest period to just after the Civil War. What shocks the modern student of history are the myriad details in the thousands with 80 suggested questions for the teacher to ask… Read more
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The Arts of Beauty, Salesman's Canvassing Book

by Dare, Shirley (Susan Dunning Power)

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Published
1896
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Baltimore: R.H. Woodward Company, 1896. This Salesman's prospectus (or salesman's dummy) is complete with two volumes in one, each with sheets for the prospective buyer information. The note is that the finished volume would be four times thicker. Depending upon the kind of binding the price would be in the $1.50 to $3.00 range. Bound with this work is:… Read more
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Undine (Limited to 1000 Copies Signed By Arthur Rackham)

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Published
1909
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Limited Edition
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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1909. Limited Edition. Quarto. #774 of 1000 copies illustrated and signed by Arthur Rackhamm, Adapted from the German By W.L. Courtney. vii, 136, title page with green pictorial head and tail pieces, 15 unnumbered color plates tipped in, each have tissue guards with descriptive letterpress. When Heinemann decided to produce a fine deluxe… Read more
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The Powder and Crinoline; Old Fairy Tales Retold By Sir Arthur Quiller Couch, Illustrated By Kay Nielsen (signed By Kay Nielsen, #69 or 500 copies)

by Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur and Kay Nielsen (illustrator)

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Limited Edition
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[London, nd Ca.1913]: Hodder & Stoughton. Limited Edition. Folio. Edition De Luxe, number 69 of 500 copies, signed by illustrator Kay Nielsen. In his first trip to England in 1913, he created a sensation at the Dowdswell galleries. Nielsen's illustrations are romantic, sexy, depicting delicate princesses and willowy bad boys lurking in parks or lounging alongside ladies' beds or… Read more
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Goblin Market

by Rossetti, Christian

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Philadelphia. Nd[ca.1933]: Lippincott. Octavo. 42 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of Rackham plates. Having tasted the fruit sold by the goblins, Laura is consumed by insatiable hunger until her sister obtains a cure at great sacrifice. Bound in maroon cloth with color illustrated pastedown to upper board, spine faded. A very good copy.
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Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp

by Ransome, Arthur

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New York; Nd[ca.1920]: Brentano's. Small Quarto. 64 leaves, illustrated by Thomas Mackenzie with 12 tipped in illustrations each with captioned tissue guards. The rich work of Thomas Mackenzie is now recognized as one of the major forces in the Golden Age of Art. His sumptuous Aladdin and his wonderful lamp shows the immense talent. It was during this time… Read more
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London; No Date [ca.1860]: Dean & Sons. Small Quarto. Eight hand-colored engravings all with moveable parts. These moveable images are operated through paper tabs and show the poem This is the house that Jack Built. (1) Jack in his house--his right hand is missing; (2) the Malt being eaten by the rat--the tab is present not attached as… Read more
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$650.00
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The Mountain

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New York, Nd(ca.1870): Carlton & Porter. 12mo. 35 pages. No copies reported in OCLC. A chldren's book on what is the definition of a mountain versus a hill as well as how do we define a valley. Elementary in terms of geology but long quotes on natural beauty from Wordsworth and other English… Read more
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New York: New York Public Library, 1950. Small Quarto. 15pp. illustrated. A facsimile reproductions of the story as it first appeared in Nast's Almanac for 1872. Reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library of February 1950. Bound in printed wraps lettered in black. Some toning to edges. A very good copy of this scarce phamplet.… Read more
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

by Disney, Walt

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Limited Edition
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Chicago/New York; (1978): Circle Fine Art Press. Limited Edition. Oblong Quarto. Limited to 9500 copies. The present copy is number 460. Contains four original color serigraphs of scenes from Walt Disney's 1937 film of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The four serigraphs were created especially for this book. The serigraphs are found on pages, 8, 104, 168… Read more
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Peter Rabbit

by Cady, Harrison and Beatrix Potter

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Published
1922
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$45.00

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New York: New York Tribune, 1922. 8 unnumbered pages, a very scarce edition of which the only recorded copy is in the Free Library of Philadelphia. Based on the character by Beatrix Potter in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Harrison Cady creates these characters both in color and black-and-white. Staple bound, two small holes in margin… Read more
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Only an Irish Boy or Andy Burke's Fortunes

by Alger, Horatio

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New York, Nd(ca.1900): Hurst and Blackett. Octavo. 254 pages. Not only does this copy have a nice dust jacket but also represents one of the most interesting of Alger's works. This was one of the few Alger books where the protagonist who was a non-Anglo that had the heroic will to make the rags-to-riches success story. Bound in a… Read more
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