London: William Darton and Son, . 18mo., 36 pages; G-; in paper wraps, printed title page to front cover, ads to rear; ownership ink on the ffep, verso of title page; 3 black and white plates; moderate-severe chipping and wear to all edges; binding loosening; closed tears to title page; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 7, in Netdesk office.
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New York: Philimel Books, 2007. Quarto; First impression; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with multicolor print; DJ has very slight shelfwear, clean and bright; Boards in white illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 105 pages, illustrated (folded color plates). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
London: Blackie and Son Ltd. Quarto; G+ hardcover without dust jacket; green spine with no text; boards have strong stains to the rear and minor rubbing and bumping to the edges and corners; paste downs and free end-papers have severe stains; front free end-paper has an inscription; pages are discolored and limited gutters are slightly damaged but text block is in tact and pages are legible; 80p.
Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, 1851. 18mo; G- condition hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print; In clear plastic sleeve, boards in green embossed cloth, cocked spine, tanning to spine, mild wear to corners, fore edge, and spine caps, fading to cloth, mild shelfwear; Text block has (water?) stain to lower half, name in pencil on endpapers, paper tanned with significant amount of foxing; 194 pages, frontispiece, illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
New York: Ullman Mfg. Co. Quarto (oblong); G-; Paperback; Spine, blue without print; Cover is quarter bound with blue cloth to spine, illustrated front paper cover, rear cover of stiff cardboard, front fore corners are torn/chipped away, front cloth hinge taped length of spine, small surface tears and penciled price on front; Text block consists of gummed pages of paper cut-outs adhered at fore edge to stiff pages of text and illustrations, age toning to paper; unpaged, illustrated (color).
White Plains, NY: Longman Inc. First Printing. Octavo; VG-; blue, orange and red spines with black text; 3 volumes: vols. 1 and 2, in one bound book: 1, Meeting the Family and 2, Rome at Last, pp 128 [ISBN 0801301998], 1988; vols. 3 and 4, in one bound book: 3, Home and School and 4, Pastimes and Ceremonies, pp 159 [ISBN 080130198x], 1988; vols. 4 and 5, in one bound book: 4, Pastimes and Ceremonies and 5, Public Life and Private Lives [ISBN 0582998573], 1987; no jackets; cloths show slight wear to exteriors; little edge wear; strong boards; text block edges have very light wear; interiors clean; illustrated; tight bindings.
London, New York, Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. Large Octavo; pp 169; G-; tan/blue decorative spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; sun darkened spine; front panel decorated with black and blue patterned illustrations; light damp stain to rear board; fraying to spine edges; worn fore corners; slightly splayed boards; text block edges show modest toning; mild foxing to endpapers; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers; broken hinges, as is; frontispiece; illustrated with mounted vivid color plates.
Peking, China: Foreign Languages Press, 1959. Second Printing. small 8vo. VG/ -ndj. white cloth spine with black titles. ornate and illustrated boards are under plastic protective cover. previous owner's stamp on fep. back hinge is cracked and inside covers show glue marks. throughout clean textblock there are small drawings in black illustrating the tales. 147 pp. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
Boston: Lee & Sheppard, Publishers, 1863. 32mo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Cloth has rubbing wear & scratches, mostly spine, exterior front and less wear along edge with lightly sunned spine, panels are intact and strong; Text block shows darkened exterior edges, cracking along hinges from binding between pastedowns and front end papers, and light staining at tail edge toward hinge; pp 64. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
New York: Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc., 1978. Quarto; pp 45; G/no-DJ; white spine with blue text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; minor chipping to spine tail edge; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; pictorial endpapers.
New York: Allen D. Bragdon Publishers, Inc., 1986. 12mo; unpaginated; VG/no-DJ; red spine without text; glassine wraps show slight wear; cloth has minor wear to exterior; slightly age toned papered front with red text and illustration; very slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; color illustrations; interior clean.
London: Frederick Warne & Co., 32mo; G-/no-DJ; Dark green spine without text; Cloth has rubbing wear & scratches on front head edge, exterior front and less wear along edge with lightly sunned spine, panels are intact and strong; Text block shows darkened exterior edges, cracking along hinges from binding between pastedowns and front end papers, and light pencil on pp 22, 34-35; pp 95. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Abrams, 1979. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Adapted from “Gnomes” by Rien Poortvliet and Wil Huygen”— front pastedown; 6 double-page pop-ups, illustrated (color).
New York: Macmillan, Inc., 1988. Large Octavo; unpaginated; G/no-DJ; multicolored spines with black text; 20 volumes, including vol. 20, A Parents' Guide to Raggedy Ann and Andy's Grow-and-Learn Library [ISBN 1558021205]; vol. 1, Sunny Bunny Comes Home [ISBN 1558021019]; vol. 2, Little Bear's Problem [ISBN 1558021027]; vol. 3, Sam Lamb Moves Away [ISBN 1558021035]; vol. 4, Raggedy Dog to the Rescue! [ISBN 1558021043]; vol. 5, What Can A Camel Do? [ISBN 1558021051]; vol. 6, Babette's Scary Night [ISBN 155802106x]; vol. 7, A Very Close Call [ISBN 1885021078]; vol.8, Grouchy Bear's Parade [ISBN 1558021086]; vol. 9, The Box of Tricks [ISBN 1558021094]; vol. 10, Raggedy Dog's Bone [ISBN 1558021108]; vol. 11, The Jack-in-the-Box [ISBN 1558021116]; vol. 12, Play Ball! [ISBN 1558021124]; vol. 13, The Play in the Attic [ISBN 1558021132]; vol. 14, Raggedy Dog Learns to Share [ISBN 1558021140]; vol. 15, Raggedy Andy's Perfect Party [ISBN 1558021159]; vol. 16, The Sleepover [ISBN 1558021167]; vol. 17, The Birthday Surprise [ISBN 1558021175]; vol. 18, Bubbles Goes to the Fair [ISBN 1558021183]; vol. 19, Tim's Big Adventure [ISBN 1558021191]; boards have moderate rubbing to edges; vol. 1 has peeling tear to front due to sticker removal; vol. 7 has stains to rear fore edge; vol. 14 has 3.5 inch closed tear to rear joint; lightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interiors clean; profusely illustrated.
New York, Philadelphia, London: various, see descr. below, 1879-1886. First Edition, magazine format. Octavo ("The Sunbeam," ("Picture Lesson Paper," "Illustrated Fly-Leaves"), Folio ("Sabbath School Visitor"). Newspaper magazine format. G. 2ff single-sheet inserts, profusely illustrated with beautiful steel-plate engravings. "The Sunbeam" (Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Education, earlier pub. dates not stated, final date: Jul 19, 1885)- each issue composed of large steel-plate illustration on front, followed by 2-3 stories and an "our bible lesson" section on rear page [VI- 304; VII- 313,315,318,319,321-328,331 (2x),333,337,338,344,346-349,353,361; VIII- 362-368,370-372,374,378,379 (1ff only),382,383,385,386,388,390,396,398,401,402,404,406-408,410,412,413; IX- 1,3,7-14,17,20-24,25 (2x),26,27,28 (2x),29,31-33,35-39,40 (2x),41-43,45-52; X- 2,3,4; XI- 29]. "Picture Lesson Paper" (New York, Phillips & Hunt, Mar 1882-May 1885)- each issue with large engraving on front, followed by "Berean Leaflet" section of Bible study and several children's stories with Biblical Allegory [XIII- 11,27,43; XIV- 1,13,14,19; XV- 39,44; XVI- 1C,1D,2A,2C,2D,3A,4A,4C,5D]. "Sabbath School Visitor" (Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Education, John A. Black, pub., Sep 1979-Mar 1886)- each folio-size issue with long story on front, generally in the adventure genre, with a large steel-plate engraving centered in the middle of the text block, followed by several short and medium-length, stories, all with Biblical allegory [XXX- 36,XXXII- 10; XXXV- 18,19,20; XXXVI- 4,14,18,19,21,22; XXXVII- 6]; "Illustrated Fly-Leaves" (London, S. W. Partridge & Co., pub. date not stated)- every page ruled with margins with quotes from Psalms, Isaiah, Chronicles, John, Luke, and Corinthians, large engraving on front, followed by 4pp. allegorical story [No. 61 only]. Moderate to heavy age wear to all issues, creasing and toning to fragile newspaper sheets. Some issues, especially of "The Sunbeam," detached along spine or middle creases. Pictures of several issues neatly colored in. Occasional child and adult writing on several issues. Each set of magazines in separate protective plastic sleeve. Overall, in Good condition, considering the nature and the age of this rare, ephemeral material. Shelved in Locked Cabinet 2/3, "Beatrix."
New York: The Century Co., 1907. Octavo; 2 volumes; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold and black print; Boards in red cloth with gold and black print, mitred edges, tattered spine caps and corners, mild shelfwear; Text blocks have cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, shaken binding, vol. 1 has some pages loose from binding; CONTENTS: Part I, Nov. 1906 to April 1907 (vii, 576 pages, illustrated (b&w)) — Part II, May to October 1907 (viii, paged 579 - 1152, illustrated (b&w)).
New York; London: The Century Co., 1910. Quarto; g/none; HB, black leather spine with raised bands and gilt text, half bound with black boards; heavy shelf wear and bumping, toning to spine, boards rubbed and frayed, hinges cracked and weakened, heavy chipping to leather on spine, HB now in clear plastic cover, occasional staining to page edges, occasional pages partially torn from text block but present, toning to end pages and page edges, text block clean; 576 pp; photographs and illustrations; else very good.
New York; London: The Century Co., 1906. Quarto; g/none; HB, brown leather spine with raised bands and gilt text, half bound with black boards; heavy shelf wear and bumping, toning to spine, boards rubbed and frayed, spot staining to boards, hinges cracked and weakened, heavy chipping to leather on spine, HB now in clear plastic cover, occasional staining to page edges, toning to end pages and page edges, text block clean; 576 pp; photographs and illustrations; else very good.
London: Dean & Son, 1976. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, yellow without print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, small smudge to front, mild bump to lower spine corner, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “Based on the BBC TV series ‘The Wombles’”— last page; unpaged, illustrated pop-up book, color.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976. Thin Quarto; pp 96; G/G-; sunned light blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has small chips to edges; some soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild tone to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York and London: Longmans, Green, and Co., n.d. Large Oblong Octavo; G-; pp 24; gray spine without text; no jacket; cloth has some soiling to exterior; titles in green to front; red and green illustration to front; mildly rubbed edges; mildly cocked spine; text block shows slight foxing toward edges; pictorial endpapers; gift inscription to front endpaper; illustrated; shaken hinges.
New York: Holiday House, 1994. First editon. Octavo (oblong); First edition; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and tan with black print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, mild soiling to cloth, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (color).
New York and Boston: Books, Inc., Publishers, n.d. Octavo; pp 301; G/G; red, black and green pictorial spine with black and white text; dust jacket has modest rubbing to edges; few closed chips to edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to corners; clean exterior; text block has light tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name and some writing to ffep; text pages clean;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1947. Octavo; G+; pp 385; 1/4 bound red/beige spine with red and beige text; no jacket; brown slipcase; paper label to front panel; some rubbing to edges; cloth exterior shows some soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have modest smudges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; good binding; illustrated; interior clean.
New York: E.P. Dutton Co. Inc., 1973. Third Printing. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; White and Brown Spine with Black Text; DJ comes in protective archival cover. Age toned. Otherwise clean with minimal shelf ware; Text block lightly age toned. Clean. Author's Inscription on front end paper.Text and illustration legible and clear; pp 107.
New York: Hurst & Company. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold and black print; Boards in tan cloth with illustrated pastedown on front, wear to corners and spine caps, toning to spine and edges, mild soiling, top corner of pastedown is chipped, shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block has tinted top edge, tear to rear hinge, spine break at p. 160, light smudges to some page edges, light age-toning to paper; 287 pages.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1873. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, grey with black print on gold banner; Boards in grey illustrated cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, small stain on front, light smudging/shelfwear, mildly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, light foxing to plates and adjacent pages, spine break at p. 352, light age-toning to paper; 355 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Folio picture book, unpaginated, VG/no DJ; gloss paper boards, white spine, black and red lettering: mild overall wear to boards, mild bumping to corners, sticker residue over original price to back board ("£4.50 net in UK"); interior clean and fully illustrated by Ambrus, a long-time artist for Oxford University Press; he has also participated in Channel 4's archaeology television series "Time Team" to help visualize how excavated sites may have looked in the past; Ambrus served as a patron of the Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors until its merger with the Institute for Archaeologists in 2011; shelved Case 14.
Chicago and New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1924. Octavo; pp 95; Fair; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows very noticeable wear to edges and corners; slight rubbing wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; broken hinge; missing pp 28-48, as is; frontispiece; illustrated;.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1942. Limited. Two Clothbound Octavos. Octavo. Half-Bound in maroon cloth spines with gilded text, with light pink patterned boards. Both books have strong boards, binding, some bumping top corners of volume one, minor shelfwear along both volumes (to be expected for its age); Textblock of both volumes lightly age-toned, otherwise clean. Color illustrations present. Rear page of volume II contains signatures of both translator and illustrator, front endpaper of volume II has an inscription from the illustrator to one of the previous owners. Volume 1: 180pp Volume 2: 399pp Books come with a slipcase, which is missing the top portion. Please review the five photos of the book for details. Set may need additional shipping for expedited/international order. Please contact seller via email for details.
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
New York: Hurst and Company, n.d. 10mo; pp 377; G/fair; tan pictorial spine with navy text; dust jacket exterior has some soiling to exterior; several chips to edges; minor ink to front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; red, blue and gilt illustrations to front; gilt lettering and borders to front; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; slight offset to ffep; full color frontispiece; mild cracking to front hinge; interior clean.
New York: Hurst & Company, Publishers, n.d. 10mo; pp 377; G/fair; tan pictorial spine with navy text; dust jacket exterior has some soiling to exterior; several chips to edges; minor ink to front flap; blue cloth has slight wear to exterior; red, blue and gilt illustrations to front; gilt lettering and borders to front; mildly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; full color frontispiece; mild cracking to front hinge; interior clean.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1942, 1949. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with silver text; this is number 777 of 1500 signed and numbered copies; 6 volumes: vol. 1 - The Longer Stories, pp 184; vol. 2 - The Longer Stories, pp ; vol. 3 - The Shorter Stories, pp 222; vol. 4 - The Shorter Stories, pp ; vol. 5 - The Fairy Tales, pp 195; vol. 6 - The Fairy Tales and the Appendices, pp ; cloths have mild sunning to exteriors, minor rubbing to edges; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; signed at end of volume 6 by Jean Hersholt and Fritz Kredel; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1985. First Edition. thin oblong 8vo. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; DJ, spine white with black lettering; general mild wear to covers, small tear to top corner of back cover; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; spine and boards slightly cocked, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding strong; minimal wear to boards, bumping to corners; INSCRIBED by Montresor to ffep; First Edition with full number line stated to copyright information to bottom of title page; shelved Case 14.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American Edition. 4vo., 280pp.; VG; bound in publishers black cloth with image pasted on front board, silver lettering on spine; 12 tipepd-in color plates, including frontispiece; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; illustrated endpaper; housed in a G box; of bottom half: bottom right corner torn, tear on lower edge, some peeling; of top half: same image pasted on as on front board, bottom flap missing, upper right corner torn, peeling; shelved case 14.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1998. First Edition. Large Thin Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/VG-; yellow/blue/peach pictorial spine with dark gray text; dust jacket shows little wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth clean; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1987. First Edition. thin folio picture book, 55 pp., VG/VG; red DJ, white and orange lettering: very mild wear to covers, mostly wear to head; "01840-550 $18.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; brown cloth boards, copper lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, joints weakened, front board somewhat shaken; INSCRIBED by Angelou to dedication page, dated May 1987; interior pristine, with numerous black and brown illustrations by Feelings; shelved Case 14.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1965. First edition. 18mo; pp ; VG/VG; green spine with black text; slipcase has slight sunning to exterior, strong intact exterior; dust jacket has price clipping to front flap, light sunning to exterior; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light ivory toning to exterior edges; interior clean; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980. First Voyager/HBJ edition. 12mo; 5 volumes; First Voyager/HBJ edition; G+; Paperback; Spine, multicolored narrow volume spines; Slipcase in green illustrated paper, slight wear to corners, else clean and strong; Each volume in illustrated cover, slight wear to spine caps, slight toning to spines, else clean and bright; Text block of each volume clean and tight, vol. “Love is a special way of feeling” has mild puckering to pages; CONTENTS: Do you love someone? — A friend is someone who likes you — Christmas is a time of giving — What color is love? — Love is a special way of feeling; 5 volumes, unpaged, illustrated (color). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 7, in Netdesk office.
n.p. n. publ. 1981. Large Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with red and black text; dust jacket has slight wear and sunning to exterior, minor chipping to edges, sticker to front; cloth has slight wear and light soiling to exterior, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; Japanese version;.
New York: Philomel Books, 1982. First U.S. Edition. Large, Thin Octavo; unpaginated; VG/G; light green pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has only light sunning to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block show light wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated;.
New York, Cleveland: Collins, 1978. First U.S. Edition. Large, Thin Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/G; light green pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has only slight sun darkening to exterior and flaps; minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; mild rubbing to edges; cloth has clean exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block show light wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated;.
New York and Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 27; Fair/G; off-white spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slightly sunned exterior; otherwise mild wear to exterior; price clipped front flap; flaps adhered to pastedowns; cloth has slight staining to head edge; tape mends to front and rear hinges; black marker slightly to rear endpaper; flat tears to endpapers; p 18 loosed from binding, but still present; black marker to p 26; slight stain to tail edges; as is; profusely illustrated;.