Decorative Binding Uncle Tom’s Cabin illustrated 1878
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Boston: Osgood and Co. 1878
Octavo, green cloth boards, gilt design to cover and spine, illustrations throughout in black and white, pages with red boarder, gilt to page edges. A beautiful decorative copy of Stowe’s masterpiece, light rubbing to corners, cloth at spine ends worn and frayed, light soiling to covers, pages toned, with occasional spotting, first 3 pages loose from page block but present, ownership signature to front endpaper, otherwise a beautiful copy.
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How To Use Fruits by Hester M. Poole 1890 Recipes
Fruits and How To Use Them
A Practical Manual for Housekeepers; Containing Nearly Seven Hundred Recipes for Wholesome Preparations of Foreign and Domestic Fruits.
By: Mrs. Hester M. Poole
New York: Fowler and Wells Publishers. 1890.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth boards, titles to spine gilt, titles to front cover black, yellow endpapers. A collection of recipes on fruit from the common ones like apples and bananas to more untraditional cooking fruits like grapefruit, pineapple and persimmons. A very good copy with wear to cloth along edges, spine gently rolled, wear and fraying to cloth at ends of spine, light soiling to boards, corners bumped and rubbed, wear along spine and fore-edges, pages toned with occasional spotting.
Beekeeping By Everett Franklin Phillips Vintage Copy Revised Edition 1949
By: Everett Franklin Phillips
New York: Macmillian Co. 1949 Revised Edition
A wonderful vintage edition that has been revised and expanded from the original 1915 printing.
In very good condition with light soiling to covers, gilt titles to spine dull, pages toned. Else a very nice copy.
Lady of the Lake Vintage Decorative Binding
The Lady of the Lake
By: Sir Walter Scott
Chicago: Belford Clarke and Co. Circa 1880-1885
With Introduction and Notes by R.W. Taylor.
Octavo, original publisher’s ornate decorative binding with gilt and embossed floral motif to front cover and spine, gilt to page edges, floral endpapers, red border to pages. A stunning binding.
An excellent copy with just a touch of wear to corners and ends of spine, occasional foxing to pages, a touch of soiling to rear cover, else a beautiful copy.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Victorian Binding
By: Charles Dickens
New York: The American News Company. Circa 1895-1910
Octavo, original red cloth boards, ornate embossing floral design to cover and spine, gilt title block to spine. A very charming edition of this classic Dickens story, pages heavily toned, spine lightly rolled, corners and end of spine bumped, front hinge cracked and showing webbing, ownership signature to front endpaper, else a very nice copy.
Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights Vintage Edition
Diseases of the Horse and How To Treat Them: A Concise Manual of Special Pathology.
For the use of Horsemen, Farmers, Stock-Raisers, and Students in Agricultural Colleges in the United States,
By: Robert Chawner
Philadelphia: Porter and Coates 1874.
Octavo, original red cloth boards, embossed border, and horse head to front board, gilt titles to spine, illustrated frontis, 188 pages. A very beautiful copy with just a hint of toning to pages and a tiny bit of bumping and rubbing to corners and ends of spine. An excellent copy.
Life and Love by Margaret Morley Butterfly Binding
Life and Love
Margaret W. Morley
Chicago: A.C. McClurg 1899.
Early printing, first published in 1895. Octavo, gray cloth with brown butterflies stamped to front cover, title to spine gilt, illustrations throughout by the author. A look at life and love in the primitive form and how it shapes the human form of love and that of the reproduction instinct in all. Morley was an educator and biologist and considered in her day an expert in agriculture and bee keeping. She resided in North Carolina. A beautiful copy with small dent to back cover near lower edge, pages toned, faint water stain and waving to lower edge of pages. A scarce title.
Gone With the Wind By Margaret Mitchell Vintage Edition
Gone With The Wind
By: Margaret Mitchell
New York: The Macmillan Co. 1938.
Octavo, original grey cloth, titles to spine and cover black. A very good vintage copy of this title. Cloth with wear to spine, edges and corners, some fraying at ends of spine and top front edge, pages toned with occasional spotting, else a nice copy.
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.