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Laddie and Miss Toosey's Mission

By: N/A

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry Altemus: 1897

Seller ID: 009376

Condition: Fair


64 pp, green cloth boards w/gilt-red-black deco on front & spine. Two short stories. missing ffep. sl wear to crnrs, gilt faded on frt bd, some finish chipping to bds by insects. View more info

The Chip Boy ; or, Grandpap's Story about a Plum-cake

By: , Illustrated by Fraser, Claud Lovat

Price: $38.25

Publisher: London, England, Cassell & Company, Ltd: 1886

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004435

Condition: Very Good-


149 pp, boards dark blue w/red, black, and gilt. Collection of 8 stories from Little Katie's Friend, Master Trot's "Pinkie Winkie", Jack & his dancing Guinea-pig, True Courtesty, Red Teddy the Fisher boy, The Adventures of a little Savoyard & his Monkey, and "Two Pounds Reward!". some corner wear, prev owner wrote on the ffep name & date as a gift 1886.. View more info

Kay Thompson's the Absolutely Essential Eloise w/scrapbook Written by Marie Brenner

By: -

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1999

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 051407

ISBN: 0689827032

Condition: Very Good+


65, (2), (18), glossy white-pink-yellow-black color illustrated boards w/glossy-pink-white-black dj w/bring silver on front & rear panel. The book has the original Eloise story & pictures and in the back of it threr are sketches that nobody has seen before by Mr. Hilary Knight and photographs of Miss Kay Thompson when she was young and fabulouis rawther like Eloise and absolutely loads of information that you simply cawn't cawn't cawn't get anywhere else. View more info

Happy House

By: Abbot, Jane D.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1920

Seller ID: 026060

Condition: Very Good


303 pp, (14), red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/color oval pastedown on front cover, dj cream w/blu lettering w/color illustrated front of same illustration as on the cover & frontispiece. List of titles on the reverse of the dj. The delightful story of two American girls, Ann and Nancy. They heal an old family quarrel and the old homestead becomes a happy house. dj chipped on cornrrs & slight rubbing. View more info

Bossen, Bette Eaton

By: Abbott, Winston O.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: South Windsor, CT1976, Inspiration House: 1976

Edition: 6th Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 051496

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on the front cover and spine. Signed by the author & illustrator on the title page. View more info

Boners : Being a Collection of Schoolboy Widom, or Knowledge as It Is Somertimes Written

By: Abingdon, Alexander

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1931

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 039730

Condition: Fair+


102 pp, dark red cloth boards w/black letters. A collection of schoolboy wisdom or knowledge as it is sometimes written compiled f/classrooms & exam papers. Book contains twenty illustratons by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). This book was one of his earliest books. insect depredation along the front edge (1/4") of the front cover and spot on the spine 3/4" long and 1/4" wide and missing ffep. View more info

Reed Anthony Cowman an Autobiography

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038384

Condition: Very Good


(12), 384 pp, (5), olive cloth boards W/gilt lettering on the spine and brown lettering on front cover w/illustration of a cow's head. The novel is a success novel in which a man uses his hand and his head to acquire property and status. After boyhood in Virginia and participation in the Civil War, Reed comes to Texas, finds a job driving cattle on trail, trades in cattle himself establishes one ranch and then another. Hudson - Andy Adams pg 261. View more info

Wells Brothers - the Young Cattle Kings

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $27.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 051641

Condition: Very Good


vii, (1), 356 pp, gry cloth covered boards w/black lettering and red deco on front cover & spine and also has symbol of Boy Scouts. Book from the "Every Boy's Library - Boy Scout Edition" The eight illustrations are copies of photos by Erwin E. Smith. They are photos of western ranching and drives. Previous owner's name on ffep as gift for Christmas in 1916. View more info

Wings of the Navy

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $16.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028816

Condition: Very Good


211 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #6 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson 01200-6, format #5, frontispiece on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chip on fore edge of frontispiece. View more info

Doomed Demons

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $25.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051189

Condition: Very Good


210 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #5 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson & Davis #01200-5, format #5. The frontispiece & three interior illustrations are on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chips on the dj edges, slight soiling to the spine of the dj View more info

Anniversaries in Blood

By: Adams, Michael

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Austin, TX, Cove Press: 1988

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 012749

ISBN: 0945687001

Condition: Near Fine


600 pp, light tan boards w/gilt lettering, wht-red dj w/pictorial front, Inscribed & SIGNED by author, inscribed to Linda Grigsby, one of author's small town advisors. The portrait of a small town, the odyssey of a young Catholic orphan girl who finds herself in the ruralism & Protestantism of a small Texas community, because of her wicked act at the church boarding school. View more info

Monster Rally

By: Addams, Charles w/foreword by O'hara, John

Price: $42.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1950

Seller ID: 039751

Condition: Very Good


viii, 91 pp, quarterbound w/black boards w/wht banner w/black lettering on front panel and red papercovered spine w/white lettering, aqua-wht-black illustrated endpapers. Includes tipped article from news magazine dated 1967 titled "the Chas Addams Mother Goose", also the illustrations from the dj are tipped in. Collection of cartoons that had originally been published in The New Yorker. View more info

The House with Red Sails

By: Adelson, Leone

Price: $77.78

Publisher: New York, NY, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 031402

Condition: Very Good-


185 pp, light orange cloth covered boards w/red lettering, dj red-pink-wht w/wht-black lettering on spine & illustrated front & spine. A story about the three Norstrom children who lived in a house with red sails, a Chinese junk, the Amoy. The Amoy sailed the inland waterways from New York in the summer to Florida in the winter. They charged admission to tour the boat, but after a period of time the crowds grew smaller. The Norstroms then took on a passenger and things b... View more info

The Aesop for Children

By: Aesop

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Checkerboard Press:

Edition: 'E' Edition

Seller ID: 002691

Condition: Very Good+


96 pp, glossy orange-black papercovered boards. 126 stories from Aesop tales. prev owner's wrote on ffep, View more info

Aesop's Fables #706

By: Aesop

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Wonder Books, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010282

Condition: Good


unpaginated, glossy yel-red boards w/color pictorial front. Collection of eleven of Aesop's fables w/lesson at end of each fable. They include: The Fox and The Crow, The Milkmaid & her Pail, The ant and the grasshopper, the hare & the tortoise and others. exterior hinge starting to crack. View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop

Price: $165.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Halford Sauce Co.: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028151

Condition: Very Good


Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 24mo - over 5" - 6" Tall. 32 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering. The booklet was advertisement for Halford Table Sauces and contain full translation of the Greek and Latin edition of Aesop's fables, published at Amsterdam, Holland in the year 1659. The illustrations are from the hands of Carl van Sichem, a celebrated engraver who flourished in the seventeenth century. The booklet contains 24 fables. slight tanni... View more info

Aesop's Fables #819:100

By: Aesop & Leaf, Anne Sellers

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1959

Edition: 'C' Printing

Seller ID: 039377

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, glossy wht-blu dj w/color illustrated front panel and endpapers. A Rand McNally Giant Book. A collection of the following twelve short tales, each with a moral: The Fox and The Grapes, The Boys and The Frogs, The Ants and The Grasshopper, The Fox and the Goat, The Dog and his Reflection, The Shepherd Boy and The Wolf, The Cat The Cock and The Young Mouse, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, The Lion and The Mouse, The Hare and The Tortoise, The Goose and The ... View more info

The Fables of Aesop : The Greek Slave Whose Stories are Told Around the World

By: Aesop & translated by Gregory, Patrick and Justina, and selected by Levine, David

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, Gambit: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035250

ISBN: 0876450745

Condition: Very Good


ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title blocks w/brown lettering, dj tan w/black lettering on spine w/black-and-white illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The author chose fifty of his favorite fables and illustrated them and added another fifty to accompany those that were illustrated. fore edge some foxing, dj chipped at top & bottom of the spine & along bottom edge of the back panel, numerous small holes on the dj flap ... View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop and translated by Jones, V. S. Vernon w/intro by Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Avenel Books:

Edition: 26th Printing

Seller ID: 036046

ISBN: 0517171988

Condition: Very Good+


224 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, twelve color illustrations and fifty-four black-and-white illustrations. The book is a facsimile of the 1912 edition. Collection of short stories that teach about morals. View more info

Bridle the Wind

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $14.41

Publisher: New York, NY, Delacorte Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022583

ISBN: 0385293011

Condition: Very Good


242 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/black cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj blu-green-brown w/red lettering w/color illustrated front & spine, dj several small chips along edge, dj spine slightly sunned. The adventures of thirteen-year-old Felix after he leaves England for his home in Spain. The story is set in Spain in the 1820s. View more info