Vintage Edition of Heidi by Johanna Spyri
By: Johanna Spyri
Akron, OH: The Saafield Publishing Co. No date but circa 1920.
Octavo, original green illustrated boards. A charming vintage edition of this children’s literature title. A very good copy with pages toned, hinges weak, small paper abrasion to title page, corner and ends of spine cloth with wear, spine rolled, else a very nice copy.
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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.
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.
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.
Dr. Seuss Oh, The Places You’ll Go! First Edition in Dust jacket
Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
New York: Random House. 1990
First edition, first printing, with correct issue points. Original pictorial boards with the original pictorial dust jacket. A very nice copy of this go-to graduation gift, with just a hint of sunning at spine and toning/darkening along the top edges of jacket, else an excellent copy.
Dennison’s Gala Book Art Deco Party Ideas Costumes and More circa 1915-1920
Dennison’s Gala Book
Suggestions for St. Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick Day, and Easter.
Framingham, MA: no date circa 1915-1920
Octavo, original printed wraps, 32 pages, side stapled.
A very good copy with light soiling to covers, wear along edges, vertical crease to middle of each cover.
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.
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.
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.