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Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $285.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632

Condition: 8vo; 318 pages.


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 three colors with stamped titles in gilt. Boards vivid. Spine mild age-toning. REF: Heller 2:837; Publishers' Weekly,... 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: $34.95

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

Edition: 4th Edition.

Seller ID: 009268

Condition: Very Good


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. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front-free endpage. Scattered foxing. 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, light rubs on the corners. The 10th book in the series. Binding style 3. Plates and illustrations signed by various ill... 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 There Mason." View more info

Image for <b>Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates.</b>

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>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> 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 by Charles Livingston Bull. Early Reprint. 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

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> 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

Condition: Very Good


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 Arctic exploration. Whymper wrote several books on mountaineering. Publisher's light brown cloth with stamped decoration... 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