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Image for Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais.  (Mrs. Leicester's School)

Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais. (Mrs. Leicester's School)

By: (LAMB, CHARLES AND MARY).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, P. C. Lehuby: 1837

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 8987

Condition: Very Good condition


285 pp.; 16mo; double titles with engraved title and frontis as II edition, followed by title page and dated imprint, 5th edition. Bound in quarter brown calf, and marbled paper over boards; spine lettered and decorated in gilt; illustrated with three of four full page engravings in the text, missing plate at p.181. Spot to bottom edge causing corresponding small spot or foxing to very bottom edge pps. 165-225, otherwise light wear and a clean copy. Text in French.Translation of the Lamb's, Mrs. Leicester's School, first published in 1809. View more info

Image for Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais.  (Mrs. Leicester's School)

Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais. (Mrs. Leicester's School)

By: (LAMB, CHARLES AND MARY).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, P. C. Lehuby: 1837

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 8988

Condition: Very Good condition


285 pp.; 16mo; double titles with engraved title and frontis as II edition, followed by title page and dated imprint, 5th edition. Bound in full brown marbled calf; spine lettered and decorated in gilt; red leather spine label; all edges marbled; marbled endpapers & pastedowns; illustrated with four full page engravings in the text. Moderate rubbing at edges; some foxing to pages facing the last two plates. Text in French.Translation of the Lamb's, Mrs. Leicester's School, first published in 1809. View more info

Image for Rinkitink In Oz.  Illustrated by John R. Neill.

Rinkitink In Oz. Illustrated by John R. Neill.

By: Baum, L. Frank.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: (1916)

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 3417

Condition: Very Good condition


314 pp.; leaf size 9" x 6 5/8"; blue cloth, front with pictorial paper label in color, without dust jacket; pictorial self-endpapers in black & white; 12 color plates, with captions. There are no publishers ads on verso of ownership leaf, but under author's name on title page, listed to The Scarecrow of Oz (1915). Light rubbing at edges, nick to cloth at rear of spine top; dime sized area of light discoloration of cloth at back lower leading corner; light soil to cover label. Overall a relatively clean, tight copy. View more info

Blixten: Djungelkriget.

By: Brogan, Mike pseud. (Fred Baker).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: B. Wahlstroms Bokforlag: 1985

Seller ID: 3721

ISBN: 9132125860


151 pp.; 16mo; illustrated paper over boards. Text in Swedish. View more info

Image for The Little Prince.  Katherine Woods, translator.

The Little Prince. Katherine Woods, translator.

By: DE SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harcourt, Brace and Company: (c. 1957)

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 9169

Condition: Very Good condition in Fair jacket, in protective mylar wrap


(93)pp.; 4to; tan cloth illustrated in dark brown, with Reynal & Hitchcock on lower spine. Faint spot ting front cover near spine and top edge; light 1.5" stain top front hinge. In illustrated white jacket with chips at corners, loss at head of spine up to 1/2"; soil, tanning, and age stains. Price on flap, $3.75; 'need of a sheep', p. 18. View more info

Image for Robinson Crusoe. His Life and Strange Surprising Adventures. In Words of One Syllable. With Seventy Illustrations.

Robinson Crusoe. His Life and Strange Surprising Adventures. In Words of One Syllable. With Seventy Illustrations.

By: Defoe, Daniel.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, Henry Altemus: 1895

Seller ID: 6331

Condition: Fine condition


184pp., frontis; 16mo; gray cloth decorated and lettered in silver; with color illustration on the front cover; vignettes and full page illustrations throughout. A title in Altemus' Young People's Library. A fresh, bright copy. View more info

Tobei: A Japanese Folktale.

By: Durham, Mae, retold by, pictures by Mitsu Yashima.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scarsdale, NY, Bradbury Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 8049

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


4to; cloth in pictorial jacket with moderate wear and tanning. View more info

2 titles: Elsie's Womanhood, together with Elsie's Motherhood.

By: Finley, Martha.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset & Dunlap: 1917,1918

Seller ID: 5617

Condition: Very Good condition


8vo; yellow cloth stamped in dark blue; without dust jackets; illustrated endpapers. Ownership name and address on both front endpapers. Light soil. View more info

Awakening. Illustrated by R. H. Sauter

By: GALSWORTHY, JOHN.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8184

Condition: Fine condition


4to; gilt lettered brown paper over boards with decorative silhouette on gilt front cover. View more info

Christmas Every Day.

By: HOWELLS, WILLIAM DEAN.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1992

Seller ID: 2440

Condition: Fine condition


Designed, illustrated and printed by Susan Acker and Mary McDermott at the Feathered Serpent Press for John Crichton on the occasion of his address to the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. Single sheet in an accordian fold to 7" x 5" with Illustrated cover & title, and 9pp. View more info

The Kopje Farm. With Coloured Illustrations by Lancelot Speed.

By: JOHNSTON, WILLIAM.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Galsgow, N. Y., Collins' Clear Type Press: (c. 1904)

Seller ID: 8120

Condition: Very Good condition


207 pp.; 8vo; illustrated green cloth; 4 color plates including frontispiece. Gift inscription front endpaper in pencil; endpapers tanned; foxing to pastedowns. Jack Lovat, son of an Anglo ostritch farmer, is the hero of this juvenile fiction on The Boer War in South Africa. Also given a modicum of heroism in loyal if fatal sacrifice for their colonial masters, the Kaffir 'boys' Zacharry and Pete. View more info

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The Ruffled Sparrow. Translated from the Russian by Fainna Solasko. Drawings by Grigory Dauman.

By: Paustovsky, Konstantin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga: (1983)

Seller ID: 8067

Condition: Fine condition


16 pp.; 4to; illustrated brown wrappers; dramatic full page and text illustrations in color wash. View more info

Polly and Carola.

By: Roy, Lillian Elizabeth.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Seller ID: 5613

Condition: Very Good condition


8vo; blue cloth, frontis illustration. Bookplate front endpaper; moderate tanning to endpapers. View more info

Image for Paul & Virginia Translated from the French of Bernardin Saint Pierre by Helen Maria Williams, to which is added: Elizabeth or the Exiles of Siberia, by Madame Cottin.

Paul & Virginia Translated from the French of Bernardin Saint Pierre by Helen Maria Williams, to which is added: Elizabeth or the Exiles of Siberia, by Madame Cottin.

By: St. Pierre, Bernadin, and Madame Cottin.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Walker: 1814

Seller ID: 7288

Condition: Very Good condition


211 pp. 24mo; later full brown polished calf, with spine lettered in gilt; engraved frontis and the first of two title pages engraved; later yellow pastedowns & endpapers; rear [original?] second endpaper marbled. Two blanks and the recto of the marbled page in the rear contain full page manuscript that appears to record a passage from the story of Elizabeth, or perhaps an embellishment. Between the manuscript which is somewhat faint but legible in a nice hand, and the small text size, we will decline to further impair out eyesight in search of the answer. Small spot to front cover; minor rubb... View more info