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A Lady
Peep at the Esquimaux, or, Scenes on the Ice, to Which Is Annexed, a Polar Pastoral.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Montreal. Osiris Publications, Montreal. 1973.,  12mo, 17cm, viii,58,[4]p., many illustrations, facsimile edition, limited to 500 copies, stiff red wraps with paper label, near fine (Ads). Reprint of an Arctic juvenile, written in 1825 in narrative poetic style, on the manners and customers of the Eskimo.
$20.00                          Book Number: 20750                         Order / Enquire



ABBOTT, Jacob].
Rollo at Play; or, Safe Amusements. [The RolloSeries].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Sheldon & Company. 1877.,  24mo. 15cm, new (revised)edition, 191p., with 11 black & white drawings including 4 plates,original elaborately decorated brown cloth, gilt embossed titles, verygood to fine (ch.lt). ~ One of the scarce Rollo Series of 14 children'sbooks. Rollo at Play includes 5 stories: Rollo at Play in the Woods; TheSteeple-Trap; The Halo Around the Moon; The Freshet; Blueberrying;Trouble on the Mountain. This edition revised by Author.
$45.00                          Book Number: 31439                         Order / Enquire



ADAMS, Richard
The Tyger Voyage. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Alfred A. Knopf. 1976.,  4to, 25cm, first U.S. edition,30,[2]p., with 15 colour plates & 2 vignettes, colour glazed boards, afine clean (no signature or internal marks) copy (as new) in finecomplete (not price clipped) jacket, dated 9/76.
$85.00    Book Number: 35318         Order / Enquire




ALGER, Horatio
Do And Dare, or A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Hurst & Company. Nd. C.[1900].,  12mo, 18cm, reprint, 245,[8]p., ads., in the original brown cloth, black and colour stamped pictorial decorations, two on orange blocked backed grounds on the spine and upper cover, edges stained green, paper somewhat acidic but a fine bright copy in attractively colour decorated origin cloth (Kds).
$125.00    Book Number: 27417         Order / Enquire




ALGER, Horatio
Bob Burton. The Young Ranchman of Missouri.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. A.L. Burt Company, Publishers. N.d.,  12mo, 18.5cm, 264,21p., (ads), original blue grey cloth, colour decorated pictorial cloth, a reprint but a fine copy (kds).
$50.00    Book Number: 27495         Order / Enquire




ANDERSEN, Hans Christian & Adolph Drewsen
Christine's PictureBook. Hans Christian Anderson and Grandfather Drewsen. Footnotes andPostscript by Erik Dal. Translated by Brian Anderson.
New York. Holt,Rinehart and Winston. 1984.,  4to. 30.2cm, not paginated, (c.270pp), with122 colour plates and illustrations, marbled endpapers, fine dark bluecloth, colour illustrated paper label on the upper cover, gilt spinetitles, fine in fine jacket (igc). An attractive facsimile reprint ofa scrapbook prepared as a birthday gift for three year-old ChristineStampe in 1859. The scrapbook was made up out of colorful prints fromDanish newspapers, German magazines and French picture-sheets. HansChristian Anderson contributed funny, intimate verses and added fiveelaborate paper-cuts of his own.
$40.00                          Book Number: 13374                         Order / Enquire



ANDERSEN, Hans Christian]. By Marion M. Wingrave
Quacks, (uack). The Story of The Ugly Duckling.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London & New York. Ward, Lock and Co, Warwick House. [1885].,  sm4to, 23.5x 19.5cm, vingette title page and 26 leaves printed on one side each with a beautiful full colour chromo-litho plates or illustration (inc. 3 plates with 2 illus., & one full page plates), original light green cloth, elaborately gilt and colour decorated with two colour panel illustrations laid down on the upper cover, a.e.g., hinges re-glued, slightly dust worn, some wear on the edges and corners, a very good copy, rare (kds). - WorldCat indicates three editions in 1884 & 1885 but cites only two copies. The title page title (as opposed to the cover title) reads "Quacks kcau" as numerials on a clock. Each illustration is of ducks or ducklings.
$249.99    Book Number: 27436         Order / Enquire




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Harvey Compton's Holiday.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. N.d.,  12mo, 18cm, 154p., with 3 plates including frontis from wood engravings, chapter head & tail decoration, 4p. ads, in half dark green calf, gilt ruled and decorated raised bands, dark crimson label gilt, french marbled endpapers & boards, a fine copy (chds). ~ An attractively bound childrens' book from the 1890's. With religious and moral tone.
$75.00    Book Number: 26431         Order / Enquire




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Tom Brown's School Days.
London. Adam and Charles Black. 1914.,  20cm, 335p., colour frontispiece, illustrations, previous owner's name and internal library stamp on endpapers, endpapers damp stained, original green cloth with gilt spine titles and colour illustrations, a very good to fine copy (lgc)
$28.00                          Book Number: 18431                         Order / Enquire



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The Little Woodman and His Dog Caesar And Other Stories.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Edinburgh and London. Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier. Nd.,  15cm, 34,30p., some light foxing, previous owner's dated inscription (1893) on the front free endpaper, original brown cloth with black titles and a coloured illustration on the front cover, a good to very good copy (lds)
$25.00                          Book Number: 23529                         Order / Enquire



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Children's Delight. No.220.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Chicago and New York. M.A. Donohue & Company. nd.,  24.5cm, np, with illustrations accompanying stories and poems, black cloth over red illustrated boards, corners bumped, edges a bit worn, otherwise a very good copy (kds)
$45.00                          Book Number: 28986                         Order / Enquire



Anonymous.
The Babes in the Wood containing A New Story of Their Adventurers. By a Lady.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Philadelphia & New York. Geo. S. Appleton & D. Appleton & Co. 1850.,  (24mo), 14x 11cm, 64,[16]p., book ads., with 6 engraved plate illustrations, in the original blind decorated brown cloth, gilt block titles on the upper cover repeated in blind on the bottom, some slight foxing, a very good sound copy (kds). cf. Osborne. V1, p21 & V2, 591 & 606. But not this edition. "The ballad has been a favourite for centuries. According to the Stationers' Register it was in print in 1593 and Thomas Percy recorded it in his "Reliques" in 1765.". Osborne v1, p21.
$100.00    Book Number: 25689         Order / Enquire




Anonymous.
Young America. Stories and Pictures for Young People. 1889.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston. Aldine Book Publishing Co. 1889.,  sm4to, 24x 17.5cm, 160p., numerous plates and illustrations, ads on the endpaper & rear cover, quarter maroon cloth backed chromo-litho pictorial boards, printed on fragile pulpy papers, a fine copy (chds). - A very scarce American children's 19th century magazine annual. With many illustrations by Harrison Weir.
$150.00    Book Number: 26953         Order / Enquire




Anonymous.
Goody Two-Shoes. A Facsimile Reproduction of the Edition of 1766. With an Introduction Giving some Account of the Book and Speculations as to its Authorship by Charles Welsh.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  London. Griffith & Farran. 1882.,  16mo., 15.5cm, xxiv,156,[4]p., wood cut text illustrations, on rag paper, quarter vellum backed paper boards, paper spine label, untrimmed, label chipped, spine dust worn, board edges have some wear, internally sound and clean (lgc) The editor inclines to the authorship of Oliver Goldsmith.
$52.50                          Book Number: 9157                         Order / Enquire



BAIF, Lazare de, (Edited by Charles Estienne)
De re Vestiaria,Vascularia & Nauali: Ex Baysio. In adolescentulorum, bonarum literarumstudiosorum, grattam.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Lutetiae (Paris). Carolum Stephanum. 1553.,  16mo.(In 8's), 15.5cm, 189,[22]pp., title-page vignette, 8 text figures(naval), index (in Latin, Greek & French), rebound in perhaps 20thcentury panelled goat, gilt spine titles and device decorations, newcoloured wallpaper endpapers, internally damp staining and somecorresponding wrinkling throughout, good. (Ho1.1). ~ Text in Latin."About clothing, vases and naval". An abridgement, edited by CharlesEstienne, of a work by first published in 1537 by Lazare de Baif(1496-1547), a French scholar and diplomat. One of the earliestadaptations for children.
$799.98                          Book Number: 32679                         Order / Enquire


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