The Goat Color Lithograph Illustrations Circa 1880
The Goat and Other Stories.
New York: McLoughlin Brothers and Co. Circa 1880
Original pictorial children’s book, in publishers printed yellow, green and red wraps, string bound, 8 text pages and 3 full color lithographs printed in “oil colors”. Includes at the rear an early printing of Mary Had a Little Lamb.
A very bright copy with covers detached from string binding, light soiling and some mild wear along edges, else a very good copy. Perfect to blend into a display.
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Diseases of the Horse 1874 in Beautiful Binding
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.
Andrew Lang First Edition True Story Book 1893
First Edition of Andrew Lang’s True Story Book, in the style of his beloved Fairy Books.
The True Story Book
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1893
Octavo, original publisher’s blue cloth binding with gilt pictorial design, gilt to page edges, gilt titles to spine, black endpapers.
A very good copy with spine slightly rolled, rubbing ad bumping to corners and spine ends, some fraying to top spine end, soiling to rear cover, middle page signature cracked making page block a little shaken but still attached to binding.
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.
How To Grow Cut Flowers by M.A. Hunt 1893
How To Grow Cut Flowers
A Practical Treatise on the cultivation of the rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, violet, and other winter flowering plants;
Also Greenhouse Construction.
A Book for the florist and amateur.
By: M. A. Hunt
Published by the author in 1893
First edition, octavo, original green cloth boards, title to spine gilt, floral pattern endpapers. A very nice copy with toned pages with occasional spotting, light soiling to covers.
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.
Decorative Binding of John G. Whittier
By: John G Whittier
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. Circa 1880
Octavo, original green cloth boards with ornate design in black gold gilt to cover and spine, page edges gilt, pages with red outline border. A beautiful decorative binding with just a touch of wear to ends of spine, corners rubbed and bumped, mild soiling to covers, scratch to rear cover, pages toned.
Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald in dust jacket
Flappers and Philosophers
and Other Short Stories
By: F.Scott Fitzgerald
New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1959.
Octavo, original teal cloth, titles to spine gilt, in the dust jacket. A nice vintage edition of this collection of tales from the Jazz Age author. Spotting and staining to cloth along lower edges, offsetting to endpapers, pages lightly toned, in the dust jacket with spine faded to gold areas, closed tears along spine edges, staining and spotting to rear panel with sunning along top rear edge, soiling to front panel, wear along front flap edge, small areas of rubbing to front panel. Still a very attractive copy.
A Child’s Illustrated First Book in French by Jean Gustave Keetels 1876
A Child’s Illustrated First Book in French
By: Professor Jean Gustave Keetels
New York: Clark and Maynard. 1876
Octavo, original green cloth with black embossed design to front cover and in the blind on the rear, titles to spine gilt, brown endpapers, illustrated throughout.
A lovely copy with soiling to boards, faint staining along fore-edge, bumping and rubbing to corners and ends of spine, pages toned and with foxing. A really charming French text book.