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THE FIRST BOOK OF BOTANY. Designed to Cultivate the Observing Powers of Children

By Youmans, Eliza A.

D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1870. 7.5" X 5.25" in pebble-grained green cloth with maroon leather spine. All edges marbled. A little light wear an spine edges, Name in pencil at top of title page; Soiled/foxed inside front and back covers: VERY GOOD condition. 183pp + 8pp of publisher's ads. [BD045]. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.



McLoughlin Bros., New York, 1905. 10.375" X 8.5" in illustrated boards with red cloth spine. Abrasion middle of front cover. Soil and stains on both covers; heavy wear at lower corner. Owner's name etc. on flyleaf; water stain fore edge about 1/8" into the margin: Just FAIR PLUS condition. Nice Chromolith illustration at the Frontis - all the other illustrations are in black and white. Unpaginated. [BC083]. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.



By Kipling, Rudyard

The Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 1980. 10.5" X 7.5" In fabulous bright green leather with fancy gilt cover decoration and spine lettering. All edges gilt. Lemon colored satin endpapers; ribbon bookmark bound in. Absolutely LIKE NEW inside and out. Illustrated by David Gentleman. 383pp. [BD004].. Special Edition. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket.



By Grimm / Untermeyer [Editor]

The Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 1980. 10.25" X 7.25" in dark blue leather with fancy gilt cover decoration and spine lettering. All edges gilt. Satin endpapers; ribbon bookmark bound in. Absolutely LIKE NEW inside and out. 329pp. [BD004]. Special Edition. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket.



By Gruelle, Johnny

M.A. Donohue & Company, Chicago, 1928. 9.125" X 6.125" in colorfully illustrated boards with a black cloth spine. Substantial wear around the edges; a little light smudging flyleaf and title page; otherwise nice. Delightfully illustrated throughout in color by the author. REALLY CUTE. Unpaginated. [BC076]. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.



By Greenaway, Kate

Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd., London 9.75" X 7.5" in illustrated green cloth. Foxing inside front cover; "514" written at top of flyleaf: VERY GOOD PLUS. Jacket is chipped and shows some shelf wear: GOOD. 56pp. No date. This book appears to be a modern reprint of a classic by Kate Greenaway. Very charming. Looks old and filled with adorable Greenaway illustrations. Sewn binding. This is a quality book. [BC076]. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.



By Miller, Olive Beaupre. [EDITOR]

The Book House for Children, 1925. 11.125" X 8.375" in purple buckram with a round past-down on the front cover. Minor soil and wear. Lettering on spine faded, but legible; 1" tear in bottom edge of page 6. Otherwise - very nice. This book features absolutely adorable illustrations by Katherine Sturges. 191pp.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Drawing for Boys

By Vaughan-Jackson

Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1975. 7.75" X 10.25" [Oblong] in illustrated heavy paper covers. Minor edge wear; a couple of half-creases near lower front corner, but clean, tight, and unmarked: VERY GOOD or better condition. Useful drawing tips. Unpaginated. [BC023]. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.



By Meade Mrs. L.T.

A.L. Burt Company, Publishers, New York 7.625" X 5.375" in gray cloth with fancy cover decoration in color. Minor wear, esp spine ends; lightly soiled; edges soiled; owner's name & dedication on flyleaf: VERY GOOD. 347pp. [scarce] No pub. date - probably about 1910.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.


THE POP-UP PINOCCHIO Being the Life and Adventures of a Wooden Puppet Who Finally Became a Real Boy

By Collodi

Blue Ribbon Books, inc., New York, 1932. 8.75" X 6.75" in illustrated hard covers. Covers are moderately worn, but entire backstrip is missing. Binding is intact, but hinges feel tender: FAIR condition. This book is illustrated, and it also features incredible pop-ups by Harold Lenz. The endpapers are also marvelous. 96 very heavy card stock pages. [BB118]. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.


Animal Babies

By Bauer, Margaret Jean

M.A. Donahue, Chicago & New York, 1949. 12.25" X 10" in illustrated hard covers. Heavy Wear, especially along edges and corners. Shelf Wear. But no writing. pages are unmarked: GOOD MINUS. Nice color illustrations by Jacob Bates Abbott.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.


Minn of the Mississippi
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Minn of the Mississippi

By Holling C. Holling

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1978. 11" X 8.5" in colorfully illustrated heavy paper covers: LIKE NEW. [BB015]. 2nd Edition. Soft cover. As New/No Jacket.



By Hallock & Turner

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1926. 7.75" X 5.375" in paper covers. Very lightly soiled. Unmarked. Contents excellent: VERY GOOD. 24pp.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Boy Scouts in Coal Caverns or Light In Tunnel Six

By Fletcher, Maj. Archibald Lee

M.A. Donohue & Co, Chicago, 1913. 7.5" X 4.875" in hard covers. Wear at corners and spine ends; back cover moderately soiled; Pages are starting to tan: just GOOD. 154pp + 2 pp of publisher's ads.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.


Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-6)
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Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-6)

By Rowling, J.K.

U.S.A.: Scholastic Inc., 2006. First 6 volumes of the Harry Potter series in a sturdy slipcase. Brand new and still in the shrink wrap. Great gift!. 1st Edition. Soft cover. New/No Jacket.



By Marks, Anthony

Usborne Publishing, Ltd., London, 2004. 12" X 9.5" in colorfully illustrated cloth. The book is in LIKE NEW condition. 18 songs - words and music - arranged for children. Adorably illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. First American Edition. Hard to find. [BB118. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket.


Boys and Girls of Bookland

By Smith, Nora A.

Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, New York, 1923. 12.25" X 9.875" in green cloth with large colorful paste-down on front cover. Top front corner bumped, small white stains on back cover, covers are moderately soiled, but substantially faded. Spine lettering is virtually illegible and the lettering on the front cover is only marginally better: GOOD MINUS. The book has full page color illustrations by Bessie Wilcox Smith, and those are very nice. 100pp. [BA022]. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.



By Graham, Duff

Platt & Munk Co., inc, New York, 1935. 5.75" X 4.5" in orange cloth with a paste-down on the front cover. Some wear, esp. lower corners; moderately soiled, but clean, tight and unmarked. Nifty full color illustrations. 60pp. [BA022]. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.


OUT FROM UNDER Benito Juarez and Mexico's Struggle for Independence

By Atwater / Ruiz

Doubleday and Company, Garden City, NY, 1969. 8.25" X 5.375" in illustrated heavy paper covers. Minor shelf wear, tiny nick on spine; Owner's name and ink stamp on title page; another ink stamp inside back cover: VERY GOOD. 118pp. Illustrated. [BB102]. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.



By Berke, Helen

Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, WI, 1946. 4.5" X 3.625" in hard covers. A little wear. Cocked. Covers darkened; pages slightly tanned. 346pp. Cartoon-style illustrations on right-hand pages; text on left. A "Better Little Book." [BA016]. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.


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