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THE PRIVATE LIBRARY DEPARTMENT OF HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY. (Catalog)

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Boston, MA): Houghton Mifflin Company, circa [1940].: [1940].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22709

Condition: Good


(Boston, MA): Houghton Mifflin Company, circa [1940].. [1940].. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps titled in black within a decorative frame in black on the front wrap. The wraps are soiled & lightly bumped and the spine is chipped with the lower half torn. 115 pages plus colophon. Black-and-white illustrations. Good. Laid in is a typed letter signed from Houghton Mifflin's New York office to Pierce & Scope of Albany, N.Y., together with a sale price-list dated 1940. View more info

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL ART EXPOSITION. May 5 to 10, 1988. Navy Pier, Chicago USA. (Catalog)

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Chicago, IL: Chicago International Art Exposition, 1988).: 1988).

Seller ID: 22961

Condition: Good


(Chicago, IL: Chicago International Art Exposition, 1988).. 1988).. Good. - Square octavo, pictorial wraps with folding rear wrap with plan of exhibition space on inner side. The wraps are rubbed with creases to the corners of the front wrap. 371 pp. plus Publications section & ads. The bottom corner of the catalog is slightly warped & there is light dampstaining to the front edges of the last 3 leaves. Profuse B&W illustrations. Very good. View more info

MY BOOK OF SHIPS

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Co., circa [1945].: [1945].

Seller ID: 23301

Condition: Good


Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Co., circa [1945].. [1945].. Good. - Quarto, 12 inches high by 9-7/8 inches wide. Softcover, color pictorial stiff wraps. The covers are rubbed and slightly soiled, with a couple of small chips at edges. The spine has early brown vinyl tape repair. Capital and lower case alphabets and numbers are printed on the pastedowns. 12 pages printed on linen, illustrated with 10 full-page and one double-page color lithograph, with caption. Stated "Indestructible" by the publisher on the front cover, the contents have but a few minor creases and minor soilin... View more info

ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CRADDOCK HOUSE, MEDFORD, MASS

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Circa [1880].: [1880].

Seller ID: 28034

Condition: Very good


Circa [1880].. [1880].. Very good. - sc Small oblong quarto. The sepia-toned photograph of the house, 4 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide, is mounted on a sheet of cream stock 7- 1/4 inches high by 10-5/8 inches wide. The edges of the mount are slightly darkened with 3 small, light stains to its lower edge & some tiny glue stains immediately above & to the right of the photograph. Very good. The handsome three-story brick house was built in 1634 and is believed to be the oldest building in New England still retaining its original form. View more info

LITTLE FRISKY. By the author of "Lion" and the Lamb.

By: (Anonymous).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Sunday-School Union, circa 1870: 1870

Seller ID: 25717

Condition: Good


- 12mo [4-1/4 inches high by 2-7/8 inches wide], mauve cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a decorative pattern stamped on both covers. The binding is faded & bumped with light staining to the rear cover. 48 pages. There are 2 owners' names on the flyleaf. The pastedowns are stained & there is occasional foxing & staining throughout. Engraved black-and-white frontispiece & 4 vignettes. Good. View more info

LOTS OF FUN, FOR EVERY ONE.

By: (Anonymous).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: T. Nelson & Sons, circa [1910].: [1910].

Seller ID: 22806

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial color wraps sewn with cream cord. The wraps are slightly bumped with some minor soiling & the front wrap is slightly darkened along the spine. There is a 2-inch split at the tail of the spine. [10] pages, including inside wraps, printed in blue. The text block is detached from the wraps. 4 full-page color illustrations & textual illustrations in blue & white. Despite its binding flaws, a clean, bright copy. Good. Includes racist references. Scarce. View more info

THE GIRLS YEAR BOOK: Some Thoughts, Prayers and Bible Readings for Every Day in the Year. Put Together by a Group of Friends of Girls.

By: (Anonymous).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Woman's Press, 1918.: 1918.

Seller ID: 24089

Condition: Good


- 12mo [5-1/2 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide], orange cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with the spine slightly darkened. There is a light stain & some light soiling to the front cover & the cloth of the front cover is slightly bubbled. [viii] & 349 pages & 8-page publisher's catalog with blank spaces for notes. The top & bottom page edges are slightly rippled, probably from humidity. Some bottom page corners are creased. Good. Second edition. View more info

SOLDIER PICTURE BOOK. By General Warfare.

By: (Anonymous).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (M. A. Donohue & Co.), (1917).: (1917).

Seller ID: 28833

Condition: Fair


- Quarto [12 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial color wraps. The wraps, which are detached, are rubbed & soiled with creasing to the corners & small pieces out. There are several tears to the edges of the rear wrap. 15 pages, including inside wraps. Profusely illustrated in color and brown & white. There is occasional light soiling. The contents are very good. View more info

Image for [LITTLE CHARLEY'S VISIT: WHAT HE SAW IN CENTRAL PARK]. A SUPERB CHROMOLITHOGRAPH DEPICTING LITTLE CHARLEY RIDING  IN A GOAT DRAWN CARRIAGE IN NEW YORK CITY'S CENTRAL PARK.

[LITTLE CHARLEY'S VISIT: WHAT HE SAW IN CENTRAL PARK]. A SUPERB CHROMOLITHOGRAPH DEPICTING LITTLE CHARLEY RIDING IN A GOAT DRAWN CARRIAGE IN NEW YORK CITY'S CENTRAL PARK.

By: (Anonymous).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [New York: R. Shugg & Co. Publishers, circa [1872].: [1872].

Seller ID: 29883

Condition: Very good


- sc A superb 10 inch high by 8-3/4 inch wide chromolithograph from "Little Charley's Visit: What He Saw in Central Park", depicting the young boy Charley seated next to a young girl in a red carriage drawn by goats. A handsomely attired black man, in top hat and long black coat stands next to the goats near the head of the carriage, with a whip loosely held in his hands. The childrens' mother stands at the left of the image, her white gloved hand raised as if addressing the children. A small tear and stab marks along the right margin do not affect the image. This lovely print is hand... View more info

Image for [LITTLE CHARLEY'S VISIT: WHAT HE SAW IN CENTRAL PARK]. A SUPERB CHROMOLITHOGRAPH DEPICTING LITTLE CHARLEY VISITING THE OSTRICHES AND LARGE BIRDS IN NEW YORK CITY'S CENTRAL PARK.

[LITTLE CHARLEY'S VISIT: WHAT HE SAW IN CENTRAL PARK]. A SUPERB CHROMOLITHOGRAPH DEPICTING LITTLE CHARLEY VISITING THE OSTRICHES AND LARGE BIRDS IN NEW YORK CITY'S CENTRAL PARK.

By: (Anonymous).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: [New York: R. Shugg & Co. Publishers, circa [1872].: [1872].

Seller ID: 27743

Condition: Very good


- sc A superb 10 inch high by 8-3/4 inch wide chromolithograph from "Little Charley's Visit: What He Saw in Central Park", depicting the young boy Charley in the company of his mother, strolling by the large birds then housed at Central Park. An ostrich, emu and another large bird are contained in the fenced in field along which stroll the mother and child. Charley, attired in period red clothing, points out a pelican which is standing along their path. There is some minor creasing to the top left corner and stab marks along the left margin, none of which affects the image. This love... View more info

Image for A FAMILIAR CONVERSATIONAL HISTORY OF THE EVANGELICAL CHURCHES OF NEW-YORK.

A FAMILIAR CONVERSATIONAL HISTORY OF THE EVANGELICAL CHURCHES OF NEW-YORK.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New-York: Robert Carter, 58 Canal street, 1839.: 1839.

Seller ID: 35767

Condition: Good


- Small octavo [approximately 6 inches high by 4 inches wide], green cloth decorated in blind, & titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped. The spine is slightly faded with the tail chipped & a piece out of the head. 222 pages. Illustrated in black & white with an engraved frontispiece & 5 woodcuts of churches. There is staining to the front pastedown & endpapers. The fore-edge & top edge are foxed & there is scattered foxing throughout. Good. Second edition. The first edition was published in 1838.In a printed note the anonymous author inscribes his book to "the Re... View more info