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1 Good Morning Stories and Pictures Little Sunbeam Series
Boston DeWolf & Fiske Co. First Edition. Cloth w/colorpaste-on Very Good Children's 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Color full page paste-on of three children in nightgowns in palor. Red/gold design, very minor edgewear. Color frontispiece; My Pussy illustration on title page, O' You Lazy Boy! Contains Beepo the donkee, Toddie Lights A Match, A Visit to the Indians, by L. A. France, A Queer Horse, by Uncle Felix, A Christmas Tree in the Indian Territory, by Mary N Prescott, poems, Moving Day by Mrs. D. P. Sanford, ect. Illustrated with engravings, nd.c 1880 Very Rare, Very Handsome copy 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 300.00 USD
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2 The Cornhill Magazine January, 1861- July, 1862
London Smith, Elder and Co. 1862 First Edition. Full-Leather Very Good Literature 
Embossed /banded/gilt title plate spine, brown calf/gilt border, gilt foredge, red marbled endpages. A fine binding, The Adventures of Phillip on his way through the World; shewing who robbed him, who helped him, and who passed him by. Chapter 1- XLII Full page engravings, excellent copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 The New-York Reader, No. 2: Being Selections in Prose and Poetry, for the Use of School.
Samuel S. & William Wood 1837 1st Edition. Hardcover Good Education 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall Signed by Author
Blue paper over leather spine, publisher's ad rear cover, School Books. R. & G. S. Wood, Printers. Light edgewear, minor spine loss,front cover detached. Foxing/damp stains. vii. 215 pgs. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Virgil. In Two Volumes. The Ecogues Translated By Wrangham. The Georgics By Sotheby, and the Aeneid By Dryden
New York Harper & Brothers 1837 Early American Edition. Cloth Very Good Classics 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Owners Name
The Classical Library No. 11 & 12. Brown leather, edgwear, boards tight. Frontispiece engraving of bust of Virgil. ppg. 292. ppg. 327. publishers ads rear. Scarce set. Some foxing. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 70.00 USD
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5 Books Selected for This Reading Course By Dr. Edward Evertt Hale Six New England Classics Course V: Booklovers Reading Club
Philadelphia The Booklovers Library 1899 First Thus. Decorative Paper Good Literature 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Grey/red seal covers, spine worn. Order Card Books for Course V laid in. Frontispiece of Hale. Talks and Lectures by Julian Hawthorne, Mrs. James T. Fields and Edward Waldo Emerson Editorial Notes by Fred Lewis Patter. 141 pgs ads rear Scarce. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Charles and Mary Lamb / Shakespeare Tales from Shak(e)speare for Young People
New York George Routledge & Sons 1882 Early American Edition.. Decorated Stiff card/cloth Very Good Juvenile With One Hundred and Eighty-four Illustrations By Sir John Gilbert, R. A. 
Colorful illustrated covers, some wear to edges, cracked at spine, boards tight, spine bumped. Shakspeare spelled without E on title page. Typo by publisher unrecorded. No reference to Shakespeare spelled without E is found. Preface v. 372 pgs. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 Chaucer Edited with Notes and Introduction By Alfred W. Pollard Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
Macmillan & Co. 1894 Hardcover Very Good Classics 
Red cloth some soiling. Vol. 1. xxix. The Prologue 25th May 1894. Group A - Knight's Tale ect. Group B - Man of Law's Tale ect. Group C - Doctor's Tale ect. 465 pgs. 2 pgs advertisments. Rare Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge with Life of the Author / the Poetical and Dramatic Works of Coleridge
Philadelaphia Willis P. Hazard 1856 Early American Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Poetry 
Blue/gilt embossed boards, all gilt edges. tight, clean, minor edgewear. Dampstains to bottom of early pages , foxing. Frontispiece engraving, engraved title page, 384 pgs. Rare edition. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 65.00 USD
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9 Defoe, Daniel The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Who Lived Twenty Eight Years in an Unihabited Island. With an Account of His Deliverance.
Philadelphia Leary & Getz 1853 Early American Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Literature 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Embossed/gilt brown cloth, boards tight, mild foxing. Preface, 251 pgs. Seven woodcuts. Rare Edition. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 200.00 USD
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10 Dickens, Charles The Chimes: a Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In.
London Chapman & Hall 1845 Fourth Edition. Disbound Good Literature 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Binding missing. Stated Fourth Edition on second title page with MDCCCXLV bottom. (1) By the Same Author. A Christmas Carol. In Prose Being A Ghost of Christmas with Four Coloured Etchings, and Woodcuts, by Leech. Tenth Edition. In small Svo, bound in cloth, gilt edges, price 5s. half title page. (2) Engraved Title Page and Frontispiece by D. Maclise R. A. del. & E. P. Becker s. c. gilt edges signatures tight. 175 pgs. Candidate for rebinding. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Dickens, Charles The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit
London Chapman & Hall 1863 Early Edition Embossed Leather Very Good Literature With Illustrations By Phiz 
Gilt tooled five banded spine with black/gilt title plate, brown tooled gilt bordered boards, marbled fore-edges all, marbled endpages with tiny bookplate. 1863 stated. Bradbury and Evans, printers, Whitefriars. Embossed frontispiece, extra title page. 38 plates. 10 Errata. Preface London, Twenty-fifth June, 1844. vii. 624 pgs. Rare early edition with normal wear. Pictures on request. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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12 Edited with Introduction and Notes By Graham R. Tomson Border Ballads
London Walter Scott 1888 Limited Edition. Cloth w/b/w Paste-on Very Good Literature 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall Owners Name
Blue cloth covers w/ spine title plate. The Canterbury Poets Edited by William Sharp. Erratum. Notes 229 pgs. ads rear, solid copy. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 From the Pentamerone of Giambattista Basile Translated from the Neapolitan By John Edward Taylor The Story of Stories, or, Fun for the Little Ones. Being Rambles in the Fairy Land of Italy.
Boston Munroe and Francis 1852 First American Edition.. Decorative Cloth Very Good Folklore With Illustrations By George Cruikshank Owners Name
Brown gilt decorated cloth, normal rubbing to edges, spine bumped. Extra illustrated title page, engraved frontispiece: The Booby. Each story having a maxim and a moral. Very Rare OCLC finds 3 copies. Contents. The Story of Stories, The Booby, The Flea, The Raven, The Stone in the Cock's Head ect. 328 pgs. Notes, Picture Books Published by Munroe & Francis ads, {8} The America Girls Bokk or Occupation for Play House by Miss Leslie engraved ad. {4} {2} {3} (1) Cruishank illustrations. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 750.00 USD
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14 Giambattisata, Basile Taylor, John Edward Illustrate By George Cruikshank Story of Stories Fun for the Little Ones - Stories of Enchantment from the German Numerous Illustrations
G. W. Cottrell 1862 1st Edition. Hardcover Very Good Folklore 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall George Cruikshank 
Grey embossed boards tight, spine bumped, gilt decoration title, edge wear. Additional wood engraved title page : Story of Stories Fun for the Little Ones Notes 328 pgs. Contents. Each Story Having a Maxium and a Moral. Pentamerone orginaly published in Naples between 1634 - 1636 in Neapolitan dialect, Dr Grimm suggested abridgement, Taylor translated from the Neapolitan not from the German. Very Rare OCLC finds 0 copies. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 650.00 USD
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15 Helene Scheu-Riesz Editor Ali Baba United World Books No. 1
New York Open Sesame, Inc. / United World Books 1952 First Edition. Decorative Paper Very Good Classics 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Woodblock print cover. No. 1 in series of 12 titles by United World Books 16 pg s stapled. Rare OCLC lists 3 copies. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Hugo, Victor Translated From the French By Helen B. Dole Ninety - Three
New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 1888 First American Edition. Full-Leather Good Literature 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Owners Name
Black leather/gilt title spine, frayed edges, spine a bit rubbed, gilt topedge, frontispiece; Halmalo from a drawing by D. Mallart. 429 pgs. Clean tight copy of classic Hugo. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 60.00 USD
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17 Knowles, James Sheridan, Edited By Epes Sargent The Hunchback. a Play in Five Acts
New York WM. Taylor & Co. 1882 Early Edition Original Wraps Good Theatre 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Brown paper covers have some wear and use. Modern Standard Drama No. XV. : With the Author's latest correction; with all the stage business cast of characters, costumes, relative positions, ect. as performed by Mr. Knowles, Mr. and Miss Kemble, mr. and mrs. Charles Kean. The Only Unmutilated Edition. 82 pgs. Rare 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Price: 22.00 USD
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18 L. M. Montgomery Anne's House of Dreams - Dust Jacket Only
New York A. L. Burt 1917 Good Fiction 
Dust jacket has some edgewear, small chips, slight soiling, unclipped, Art by M. L. Kirk "A Wholesome Novel of a Sea-Coast Community with Romance, Pathos and Humor - $1.40 Net on spine. Rare. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Potter, Beatrix The Tale of Peter Rabbit & the Story of a Fierce, Bad Rabbit
New York & Newark, N. J. Charles E. graham& Co. 1936 Early American Edition. Decorative Paper Very Good Children's 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Owner's Bookplate
Orange cloth spine w/black/green/red/tan rabbit paste-on, minor edgwear. Grey decorated endpages with owners bp with 1936 stamped. 14 color plates, 4 b/w plates. Last color plate has bookplate on it. Rare American edition with outstanding color illustrations. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 95.00 USD
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20 Salten, Felix Bambi A Life in the Woods
London Jonathan Cape 1929 First Edition Fifth Printing. Cloth Very Good Very Good Literature 
With an (Introduction) Foreword by John Galsworthy (DJ) Translated from the German by Whittaker Chambers Tan/green/black dustjacket art , unclipped 5s/net. spine bumped, top tiny chip bottom. ad rear for The Lure of Bird Watching. Decorated endpages Stated Fourth Impression MCMXXIX. Fifth Impression on DJ spine. 223 pgs.Clean tight copy of Scarce Printing 
Price: 325.00 USD
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