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Image for <b> Guide to Tolkien's World : A Bestiary </b><br>[LOTR]

Guide to Tolkien's World : A Bestiary
[LOTR]

By: [Tolkien] Day, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Metro Books,: 2010.

Seller ID: 008471

ISBN: 1435129369


This is a guide to all the living creatures — both flora and fauna — that inhabit J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth and Undying Lands. It is complete with descriptive text, both black and white and color illustrations, maps, a chronology, and a special index referring readers back to Tolkien's original works. All 129 races identified are clearly explained in terms of their physical appearance, language, behavior.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; S... View more info

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 1... View more info

Image for ...<b>Crusade.</b><br>

...Crusade.

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 1928.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 003498

Condition: 7.75 inches tall. 250 pages.<br>


Green cloth with black titles and decoration in red and black. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, light even toning. Minor shelf wear. Dust jacket toned. Wear with small loss corners and spine tips. Spine sun-darkened. Protected in Mylar sleeve. 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 ... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Betrothal of Elypholate And Other Tales of the Pennsylvania Dutch.</b>

...The Betrothal of Elypholate And Other Tales of the Pennsylvania Dutch.

By: Martin, Helen Reimensnyder

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1907.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003375


Light green cloth with gold titles and gold, white and dark green decorations. Bindings tight and square, text clean minor toning a few finger spots. Light shelf wear with pushed corners. Some spine fade with minor handling. Previous owners name stamp on front end-page. >br>7.75 inches tall. 259 pages. View more info

Image for <B>The Coryston Family</b>

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... View more info

Image for <b> Little Tooktoo: The Story of Santa Claus Youngest Reindeer </b>

Little Tooktoo: The Story of Santa Claus Youngest Reindeer

By: Peary, Marie Ahnighito [Admiral Peary's Daughter] [AKA Snow Baby]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & CO: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009724

Condition: Very Good


Marie Ahnighito Peary was born in Northwest Greenland on September 12, 1893, to arctic explorer Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary and his wife, Josephine Diebitsch Peary, of Portland, Maine, and Washington, DC. Their daughter became known world-wide as the "Snow Baby," a name given to her by the Greenland natives who had never before seen a white baby. In 1909, when Marie was 16 years old, Admiral Peary became the first white man to lead a successful expedition to the... 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; th... 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 ... View more info

Image for <b>Arizona Nights  </b><br> [N. C. Wyeth]

Arizona Nights
[N. C. Wyeth]

By: White, Stewart Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The McClure Company: 1916

Seller ID: 009367

Condition: Very Good


'..describing the many characters that met in the desert and the weird tales they told around the Arizona campfire; the long-promised 'Reminiscences of Carl Schurz,' fully illustrated with portraits, contemporary engravings and original drawings, a most important contribution to American biography and history.' Publisher's Weekly v27; 1207.Stewart Edward White (1873 - 1946) was an American writer, novelist, and spiritualist. White's books were popular at... 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 Sa... 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