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Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in th... View more info

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Eight Cousins

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, The Saalfield Publishing Company,: 1930.

Seller ID: 002958


Green cloth covered boards with black spine titles and full color pictorial paste-on. Bindings very tight and square. Minimal shelf wear. Spine tips pushed. Typed list of books in this series pasted-in on front free endpage. Dust jacket has wear top edge, corners and spine tips. White of spine darkened with some pencil writing. Now in Clear protective Mylar sleeve. Book is in far better condition than often found and dust jacket is an added plus. View more info

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Eight Cousins or Aunt Hill.

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, The John C. Winston Company,: 1931

Edition: First edition thus, with these illustrations.

Seller ID: 002604


Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles and a color paste-on. Bindings square and tight, Cloth, gilt, paste-on bright. Text clean, hint of toning. Unusual in dust jacket, wear too all extremities. Now protected in new Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Sara Crewe or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's and Editha's Burglar  </b>

Sara Crewe or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's and Editha's Burglar

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London and New York:, Frederick Warne and CO.,: 1888.

Edition: 4th Edition.

Seller ID: 009268


Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924) was a British-American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy. A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden. Two books bound as one, both with numerous full-page illustrations, including frontispieces. Red publisher's cloth with stamped titles and decorations in black and gilt beveled edges. Bindings tight with a minor spine lean. Text clean, light even toning. ... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes  </b><br>[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes
[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

By: Butterworth, Hezekaih

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1888.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Early printing.

Seller ID: 008944


‘This new volume in the perennially popular series takes the reader to Siam, and, with delightful illustration and anecdote, tells him of the interesting animal worship of the country.’ Literary World. A delightful travelogue complete with natural history, customs and culture of the South Seas in East Asia including Indonesia, Java and Thailand. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some age-toning, l... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.  </b>

Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1891

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008710


The Zigzag Series sold in the millions and made Butterworth a "literary millionaire". Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Pictorial boards in color, minor fading. Rubs to the corners with minor breaks in the cloth. minor hand-soil. Faint owner's stamp on first blank page. 8vo, 319 pages followed by 8 pages of publisher's Adverts. Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. ... View more info

Image for ...<b>Tales of Our Coast.</b>

...Tales of Our Coast.

By: Crockett, S.R., Frederic, Harold, Parker, Gilbert, Powell, W. Clark, and Q

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, International Association of Newspapers and Authors,: 1901.

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 005134


Anthology of nautical young adult fiction.Grey cloth with red and black lettering and pictorial stamping. Bindings tight and square. Text clean on laid-paper with light toning. Light handling wear. 203 pages, plus 23 pages ads. An attractive copy. Contents: •Crockett's "The Smugglers of the Clone, " •Parker's "There Is Sorrow on the Sea, " •Frederic's "The Path of Murtogh, " •Q's "The Roll-Call of the Reef" and •Powell's "That ... View more info

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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates.

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1935.

Seller ID: 002784


Black cloth covered boards with front color paste-on. Bindings square and tight, Front pictorial has rubbing. Text clean light even toning. Top edge stain, decorated endpages. View more info

Image for ...<b>Tom Brown at Oxford & Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby [Columbus Series]</b>

...Tom Brown at Oxford & Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby [Columbus Series]

By: Hughes, Thomas (An Old Boy)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, International Book Company,: [no date, circa 1895].

Seller ID: 004894


Red cloth with black spine decoration and title in gilt band. Bindings square and tight. Moderate handling wear. Text clean and toned. View more info

Image for <b>The Boy Travellers in Northern Europe: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey Through Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, With Visits to Heligoland and The Land of the Midnight Sun  </b>

The Boy Travellers in Northern Europe: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey Through Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, With Visits to Heligoland and The Land of the Midnight Sun

By: Knox, Thomas W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Oliver & Boyd: 1892

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009636


A very attractive copy of this delightful antiquarian travel narrative for youth, with lots of historically interesting detail. The author. Knox (1835-1896) was a respected journalist and author best known for his output as a travel writer. After completing his own world travels, he produced the 20+ volumes of the "Boy Travellers" series of travelogue stories for boys, each volume addressing a different region. These books are remarkable for their meticulous factu... View more info

Image for …<b>For Honor's Sake: a Sequel to 'The Squire's Daughter'.</b>

For Honor's Sake: a Sequel to 'The Squire's Daughter'.

By: Lillie, Lucy C

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1891.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005564


Publisher’s green cloth with stamped decorations in three color. Color decorated endpages. No ownership marks. Light shelf handling. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, just a hint of toning. iii, 450 pages, Frontispiece + [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 7.5 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>  Summer in The Hebrides ; Sketches in Colonsay and Oronsay</b><br>Scotland

Summer in The Hebrides ; Sketches in Colonsay and Oronsay
Scotland

By: Murray, Frances

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Isle of Colonsay, Colonsay Books: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 009984


Originally printed in 1887 by James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow Reprinted in 1994 in a Limited Edition of 500 copies of which this is #225. Publisher's blue cloth with stamped gilt titles and front decoration; Illustrations ; Color Folded map. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. 12mo; 19.5 cm; 7.5 inches tall; xi -174 pages. View more info

Image for ...<b> The Kindred of the Wild. A Book of Animal Life </b><br>

... The Kindred of the Wild. A Book of Animal Life

By: Roberts, Charles G. D.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Stitt Publishing Company,: 1905.<br>

Seller ID: 005235


Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, was a Canadian poet and prose writer who is known as the Father of Canadian Poetry. He was "almost the first Canadian author to obtain worldwide reputation and influence; he was also a tireless promoter and encourager of Canadian literature. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, some rubbing on edges. Previous owner's stamp on front free end[page.7.5 inches tall. 374 pages. Numerous plates... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Little Musician Christmas in Italy </b>

...The Little Musician Christmas in Italy

By: Scannell, Florence, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston:, Dana Estes,: [no date circa 1890].

Seller ID: 005153


Printed on cardstock. Many illustrations. Bindings firm. Wear to boards and corners. Stain on first blank page, perhaps glue residue.7.75 inches tall. 32 pages. View more info

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The Adventures of Captain Horn

By: Stockton, Frank Richard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1901.

Edition: Later Edition.

Seller ID: 004119


Green cloth covered boards with gilt and black titles and decorations. Bindings square and tight, text clean a hint of toning. Light spotting to front board with moderate wear to spine tips and corners. Frank Richard Stockton (1834 - 1902) was an American writer and humorist, best known today for a series of innovative children's fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. View more info

Image for ...<b>Gulliver in Giantland (Stories For The Children)</b>

...Gulliver in Giantland (Stories For The Children)

By: Swift, Jonathan; Retold by Edith Robarts

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Ward, Lock & Co.,: 1914.

Seller ID: 004909


Color illustrations [6 plates]. Binding square and tight. Text clean. Decorated in stamped gilt and color front paste-on. Light handling wear. Rear boards soiled with small abrasion to top edge. A delightful turn-of-the-century gift book.6 inches tall. 96 pages. View more info

Image for <b> Letters from Scandinavia on the Past and Present State of the Northern Nations of Europe  </b><br>[Two-Volumes Complete]

Letters from Scandinavia on the Past and Present State of the Northern Nations of Europe
[Two-Volumes Complete]

By: Thomson, William

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson: 1796

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009827


First Edition. 8vo; 21.5 cm. xv, [1], 471; xii, 475 pp.The work features personal correspondences that often reflect on the current events of the time in Northern Europe & Scandinavia. There is also much information on Russia. The greater part of the text refers to the author's travels and observations of society in Russia, with side trips to Denmark, Lapland, and Sweden. Bound in full contemporary tree-calf with gilt tooling and leather label o... View more info

Image for <b> Scrambles Amongst the Alps & Down the Rhine </b><br>[Two Titles bound as one]

Scrambles Amongst the Alps & Down the Rhine
[Two Titles bound as one]

By: Whymper, Edward & Murphy, Lady Blanche

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO.: 1884

Seller ID: 009157


Down the Rhine is a delightful travel narrative describing what one would see along the Rhine. Scrambles is a classic of mountaineering literature. Recounts the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn on which four members of the team were lost on the descent. Whymper also made important first ascents on the Mont Blanc massif and in the Pennine Alps, South America, and the Canadian Rockies. His exploration of Greenland contributed an important advance to Arcti... View more info

Image for <b>Our Gold Mine at Hollyhurst: 'Duke'  (The Story of a Noble Dog):  A Prize Story of Massachusetts.</b>

Our Gold Mine at Hollyhurst: 'Duke' (The Story of a Noble Dog): A Prize Story of Massachusetts.

By: [Author unaccredited]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston:, American Humane Society,: 1883.

Seller ID: 004268


(Gold Mine Series No. 1, Sequel to "Black Beauty".) Olive green pebbled cloth covered boards with stamped gilt title on front. [no spine title]. Blind-stamped patterned decorations. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, mild even toning.Light wear to spine tips and corners.154 pages plus 12 pages of essay advert from humane society. View more info

Image for <B>The Tootle Bird and the Brontos.</b>

The Tootle Bird and the Brontos.

By: [Author unaccredited] [Raiker, Alice]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Buffalo:, Berger Publishing Company,: 1907

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 004789


The story in verse retells the adventures of 2 pre-historic men and their 1000 year old guide, the Tootle Bird. Bound in gray cloth with lettering and bright color illustration to the front cover. The book shows moderate external wear, with transparent taping to the spine. (neatly done) The binding is sound. The front flyleaf has an old gift inscription in pencil and a small white sticker in the upper right corner. The pages are clean and without markings. View more info