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Image for <b> The Admirable Crichton </b>

The Admirable Crichton

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: 010243

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with intricate gilt decorations on the front typical of Thomson's skill. Bindings tight and square. Heavy stock paper, Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Three small faded spots on rear upper edge. Offsetting on free endpages. [No Date, c1914] Printed at the Edinburgh University Press. Later Printing after Deluxe Edition of 500. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. 4to, 27 cm; 10.75 inches tall; pp. iii-235, [1]; mounted color frontispiece and 19 mounted color plates, additional black & white text illustrations throughout. The Admirable Crichton is a comic stage p... View more info

Image for Swords In The Dawn: The Story of the First Englishmen

Swords In The Dawn: The Story of the First Englishmen

By: Beaty, John

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York and Toronto, Longmans, Green and CO: 1937

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010823

Condition: Very Good


A saga-ish tale of the forerunners of the English -- account of Danes and Frisians -- of enmity during enforced stay of Danes among the Frisians -- of the aid given the English by the Danes -- of the winning of the maid our hero loves -- of the founding of the kingdom of the North Sea Peoples in Britain. Recreation from scanty material of customs, clothing, life and times -- date about 448 A. D. [Kirkus]First Edition, First Printing. Illustrations and dust jacket by Henry C. Pitz. Orange cloth covered boards with black titles and decoration. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with to... View more info

Image for <b> Hunting Lays and Hunting Ways An Anthology of the Chase </b>

Hunting Lays and Hunting Ways An Anthology of the Chase

By: Collected and Recollected by Lady Birkett

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company: 1924

Seller ID: 010450

Condition: Very Good


With Fourteen Illustrations from Old Pictures and Prints [8 prints in color.] 4to; 26cm; 10.25 inches tall; 167 pages. --------- Stamped titles and decorations in three color. Top edge stained red. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down. An anthology of verse and prose covering all aspects of field sports. Numerous authors, ancient and modern, more poetry than prose. Chapters include: Stag-hunting; Hare-hunting; Fox-hunting; The Hunt; Rider and Horse.... View more info

Image for ...<b>Christmas Eve On Lonesome 'Hell-Fer-Sartain' and Other Stories.</b>

...Christmas Eve On Lonesome 'Hell-Fer-Sartain' and Other Stories.

By: Fox, John Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1912.

Edition: Later Printing; First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 004976


Green cloth covered boards with stamped titles in gilt and white. Decorations same. Bindings square and tight. Top edge gilt, others rough cut. 7 5/8 inches tall. 2245 pages. Minimal wear, with minor fade to spine. Front bright and clean. A handsome collectible copy View more info

Image for <b> Westward Ho. Or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Rendered into modern English.<br>  </b>[N. C. Wyeth]

Westward Ho. Or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Rendered into modern English.
[N. C. Wyeth]

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Seller ID: 005745


Westward Ho! was originally planned as a patriotic tale about the defeat of the Spanish Armada at a time when Napoleon III's anti-English posturing was alarming many of Kingsley's countrymen. By the time of publication, the Crimean War had switched public angst towards Russia, but it remained just as timely and the novel's nostalgic and rose-tinted look at the Elizabethan golden age struck a chord with its Victorian readership. Green cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and front color decorated paste-on. Bindings square and tight, clean text, Light shelf wear to edges. Gift ... View more info

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Little Sister Snow

By: Little, Frances.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.,: 1909

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010835

Condition: Very Good


Frances Little (1863-1941) was the pseudonym of the American author Fannie Caldwell, who was from Louisville, Kentucky, but spent some time in Japan in the early twentieth century. The Author is the aunt of Alice Hegan Rice. At the dawn of the 20th Century, most Americans knew very little of Japan and Frances Little's book presented a view of Japanese life at the time that captured the imagination of the reading public who made it the bestselling novel in the United States. This popular novel tells of a Japanese girl who grows up, falls in love with an American, and is conflicted bet... View more info

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The Coryston Family

By: Mrs. Humphry Ward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers Publishers,: 1913

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002770


Red cloth covered boards, with stamped gilt titles. Bindings square and tight, text clean. Minimal shelf wear. 7.5 inches tall. 329 pages. View more info

Image for <b>The Land of the Spirit  </b><br>[N.C. Wyeth & Walter Biggs]

The Land of the Spirit
[N.C. Wyeth & Walter Biggs]

By: Page, Thomas Nelson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009365

Condition: Very Good


Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best-known writers of his day. He served as Woodrow Wilson's ambassador to Italy, and the president referred to him as a "national ornament". Page's postbellum fiction featured a nostalgic view of the South in step with what is termed Lost Cause ideology. ------ The ideology and thoughts that appear in Page's writing and in Southern ideology are no mere simplistic, archaic world-view; they are part of a complex history that has informed, for worse and for better, the evolution of the Southern mind to today. -------- '. contains some of the most refined produc... View more info

Image for <b>Journey into America  </b><br>[Lynn Ward]

Journey into America
[Lynn Ward]

By: Peattie, Donald Culross

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1943.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [Ref: McBride]

Seller ID: 008851


Color frontispiece, title page, dust jacket and endpages by Lynn Ward. Rarely did the honored illustrator work in color. A series of short stories exploring vignettes of American history.“….adventuring into America, historically, geographically, biographically. It is fragmentary, but it blends into a whole. George Washington, and his mother; Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, Daniel Boone -- from new angles; equally important the nameless men of Marblehead; there's sea and mountain and inland reaches; there's east and west, north and south; there's Atlantic and Pacific. -- Kirkus Re... View more info

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Bandanna Ballads

By: Weeden, Howard ; Introduction by Joel Chandler Harris.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & McClure Company: 1899

Seller ID: 011246

Condition: Very Good


Ribbed gray cloth, with gilt titling and decoration. Top edge gilt. Twenty-three poems accompanied by illustrations, both by Maria Howard Weeden (known professionally as Howard Weeden). B/W frontispiece with tissue overlay. 23 b/w figures. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Former owner's name on endpaper (dated 1900). Maria Howard Weeden, who always used Howard as her first name, was a white Alabama artist. Late in life and already well-regarded for her art, Weeden began writing her own poetry, dialect and otherwise, to accompany... View more info

Image for <b>The Riverman  </b><br>[N. C. Wyeth  and Clarence F. Underwood]

The Riverman
[N. C. Wyeth and Clarence F. Underwood]

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The McClure Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009368

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with stamped titles and color paste-on of a riverman. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. The bold Wyeth paste-on is mildly rubbed with no chipping. 'The Riverman is described as being the logical successor to The Blazed Trail, a story of the lumber camps in the great forests of Northern Michigan, following the lumber in its travels down the rivers to the mills.' Publisher's Weekly v74; 343 Stewart Edward White (1873 - 1946) was an American writer, novelist, and s... View more info

Image for ...<b> The Suitable Child </b><br>

... The Suitable Child

By: [Elizabeth Shippen Green] Duncan, Norman

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Fleming H. Revell,: 1909.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007163


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Slight shelf lean. Custom clear Mylar sleeve has been added to protect the book. --Illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 4 additional tipped in tinted plates form painting, vignettes and drawings. Elizabeth Shippen Green (September 1, 1871 – 1954) was an American illustrator. She illustrated children's books and worked for publications such as Ladies' Home Journal, The Saturday Evening Post and Harper's Magazine. She studies with Howard Pyle. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Red Prior's Legacy.</b><br>

...The Red Prior's Legacy.

By: [Henry C. Pitz] Bill, Alfred H.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York:, The Junior library League,: 1929.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 003497


Blue cloth covered boards with red titles. Bindings tight and square. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear with small loss spine tips and top rear. Hint of darkening. View more info