Vintage Edition of Louisa M Alcott’s Little Women
A lovely vintage edition of Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott
Louisa M. Alcott
New York: A.L. Burt and Co. circa 1920
Octavo, original blue cloth binding, gilt titles and border to front cover, gilt titles to spine, with a color frontis illustration and one illustration in the first chapter.
A Nice copy with some soiling to boards, gilt a bit rubbed and dull, pages toned and with foxing, previous ownership to front endpaper, half title, frontis and first illustration starting to become loose, else a nice copy.
Vintage Edition of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
The Adventures of Oliver Twist and Child’s History of England
Chicago: Belford Clarke and Co. 1885
Illustrations by George Cruikshank
Octavo, original green cloth floral blind stamp to cover and with ornate gilt spine, illustrations throughout, 2 stories bound in one. A very good copy with wear to covers, corners and ends of spine rubbed and bumped, touch of soiling to rear cover, pages toned.
Vintage Edition of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 1886
The Adventures of Oliver Twist
By: Charles Dickens
Boston: Estes and Lauriat. 1886
Octavo, original green cloth binding with red floral design to cover and spine, gilt titles to spine.
A good copy with pages toned and fragile, covers with wear and rubbing, spine ends worn, bumped and creased, soiling to boards, ownership inscription and signature to endpaper and front blank still a nice vintage copy with that lovely old book feel.
Vintage edition of the Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain Illustrated
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
By: Mark Twain
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co. 1931
Illustrated by Peter Hurd.
Small Quarto, original red cloth, illustration to front cover, color plates and black and white illustrations throughout. A very nice copy with a touch of wear to ends of spine and corners, pages toned and with faint staining along fore-edge, gilt titles to spine rubbed, else a vey nice copy.
Vintage Edition of The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
New York: Grosset and Dunlap. 1938
Charming vintage copy in the original pictorial dust jacket. Book in very good condition with just a touch of wear to top of spine ends and general page toning, dust jacket with chipping to ends of spine, short closed tears to edges and wear to rear panel. Still and very bright and attractive copy.
Vintage Edition of The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas Illustrated by Milo Winter
The Three Musketeers
By: Alexander Dumas
Illustrated by Milo Winter
Chicago: Rand McNally. 1930.
Quarto, original blue cloth boards with color illustration to front cover, titles to spine and cover gilt, illustrated endpapers, color plate illustrations throughout by Milo Winter.
A beautiful copy of this popular tale. A touch of wear to cloth along extremities, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped, lacking the color frontispiece.
Vintage Edition of Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co. 1961
A wonderful vintage edition of Winnie the Pooh featuring the original illustrations by Ernest Shepard.
Octavo. Original ilustrase red boards, illustrated endpapers, in the illustrated dust jacket.
A very nice copy with pages lightly toned, dust jacket with mild soiling and general shelf wear, else a very nice copy of this beloved classic.
Walt Disney Bambi First Edition in Dust Jacket 1941
Disney, Walt. Bambi. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1941. First edition of Disney’s version of Felix Salten’s beloved tale, released as part of the promotion for the Disney film. This copy is very good with wear along all edges, scattered foxing throughout, complete with the four leaves which were meant to be removed and used as art, in the original dust jacket with moderate wear along edges, large chips at ends of spine, several inches closed tear extending across the spine into the rear panel, minor loss at corners, closed tears and creasing along top edges.
Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Vintage Edition with scenes from the Film
The Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum
Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill Co. Circa 1940
Quarto, original green cloth binding, titles and illustration to front cover black, illustrated endpapers with scenes from the motion picture, color and black and white illustrations by W.W. Denslow.
A wonderful vintage edition of this beloved tale published to coincide with the release of the motion picture in 1939 with the illustrated endpapers of the film, else illustrations and text the same as when first published including the beloved illustrations by Denslow. This copy is in very good condition with fading to spine cloth, light soiling to boards, faint staining to top of page block, pages lightly toned, illustrations are very clean and crisp.
1811 printing of The Psalms Of David Together with Hymns and Spiritual Songs
The Psalms of David
Imitated in the Language of the New Testament; Together with Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Three Books.
By: I. Watts D.D.
Dedham, MA: H Mann printer. 1811
Octavo, original calf binding.
A nice copy overall, binding with significant surface wear but expected due to age and use ( adds great character for those wanting a book to display in a Primitive Farmhouse setting) covers with scratches and rear cover features child stick figure folk art, rubbing to spine and corners, lacking front blank endpaper as well as page 3 and 5 (Part of introduction), pencil and ink doodles to paste downs, pages toned and with faint staining as well as spotting.
Abe Lincoln’s Stories and Speeches 1897 Illustrated Decorative Binding
Abe Lincoln’s Stories and Speeches
Edited by J.B. McClure.
Chicago: Rhodes and McClure Publishing Co. 1897.
Octavo, original emerald green cloth boards, gilt titles and design to spine and front cover, pattern endpapers/ A very attractive copy perfect to display or add to your collection shelf. Corners and ends of spine cloth lightly rubbed and bumped, small stain to rear cover, bottom edge with small area of rubbing and fraying to cloth, pages toned, ownership inscription to front blank in pencil, personal library embossed stamp to front blank and endpaper, else an excellent copy.
First Edition Strawberry Growing 1917 By S.W. Fletcher Illustrated
By: S.W. Fletcher
New York: Macmillian Co. 1917.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth boards, titles cover in black, spine titles in gilt, red border to front cover, illustrated with black and white plates. Part of the Rural Science Series. Everything anyone needs to know on growing strawberries from growing to picking and packaging them for sale. A very good copy with corners and ends of spine rubbed and bumped, light soiling to boards, small discoloration spot to mid front board, pages toned, ownership signature to front pastedown.
The Corning Egg Farm Book First Edition 1912
The Corning Egg Farm Book;
By Gardner Corning
Being the complete and authentic story of the Corning Egg farm from its inception to date. Together with the full description of the method and system that have made this the most famous poultry farm in the world.
Published in 1912 by the Corning Egg Farm in Bound Brook, NJ.
First edition in original pictorial blue cloth binding, titles to spine and cover gilt, illustrations throughout. Laid in an original handbill from the farm.
Very good with pages toned, spine cloth faded, ownership signature to front endpaper, spine rolled, a touch of wear to edges.
Santa Claus Toy Shop Antique Book Printed on Linen Circa 1880
Octavo, original color lithograph linen wraps, stitched spine, circa 1880-1900. A wonderful soft linen Christmas book.Great full-page lithograph prints and black and white illustrations. The bottom right corner else an excellent and bright copy. A wonderful Toy Book example.