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11 ANTIQUE CHILDREN'S MINIATURE BOOKS CIRCA 1850-1930 [Lbc], Various
1 11 ANTIQUE CHILDREN'S MINIATURE BOOKS CIRCA 1850-1930 [Lbc] Various
Various 1850-1930 Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; *The Adventures of Bonzo by G. E. Studdy and George Jellicoe (nd) Toronto: Thos. Allen, VG. *The Good Deeds of Bonzo by G. E. Studdy and George Jellicoe (nd) Toronto: Thos. Allen, VG. *Little Delights Aladdin or The Wonderful Lamp (nd) NY: McLoughlin Bros, VG [but with foxing]. *Mother's Series - The Passionate Child (nd) NY: McLoughlin Brothers, VG. *Brandreth's Puzzle Book (1900) Allcock Mfg. Co. , Good [owners's name on covers]. *Experimental Knowledge. A Dialogue Between Dolly Spendthrift and Sarah Homespun as Reported by A Citizen of Boston (1850) Boston: Published by the Author, Fair to Good [soiling]. Along with others in Fair to Good Condition . Size ranges from about 2 x 3" up to about 5 x 8"- mostly smaller. ; 0 36099 
Price: 211.50 USD
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2 50 RAINY-DAY GAMES FOR CHILDREN Library, Home Recreation
Home Recreation Library Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 64 pages; Illustrated games for children to play a-la 1943. Nice example of this scarce piece. ; 0 3263 
Price: 13.11 USD
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8 MINIATURE BOOKS, Various
3 8 MINIATURE BOOKS Various
SUNDAY-SCHOOL UNIONMOSS-ROSE Seriesmoss Rose and Sunday School Union 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 3" x 4.5"; 50 pages; 8 volumes of about 50-60 pp each. Illustrated in b/w. Lot consists of the following: LION AND THE LAMB****SUNDAY-SCHOOL UNION***LITTLE BERTIE**MOSS-ROSE SERIES**HENRY A YOUNG***MISS ALICE'S STORY****SUNDAY-SCHOOL UNION***MY LITTLE SISTER****SUNDAY-SCHOOL UNION***OLD BEN'S STOCKINGS**MOSS-ROSE SERIES**HENRY A YOUNG***PLAYING SOLDIER**DAISY-DELL SERIES**HENRY A YOUNG***STICK TO IT****SUNDAY-SCHOOL UNION***THE VACATION**DAISY-DELL SERIES**HENRY A YOUNG*** Some titles quie uncommon. No date but circa 1900.; 0 32833 
Price: 140.95 USD
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8 WALT DISNEY CHILDREN'S BOOKS AS PICTURED- VARIOUS TITLES, Walt Disney
4 8 WALT DISNEY CHILDREN'S BOOKS AS PICTURED- VARIOUS TITLES Walt Disney
8 Walt Disney Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 8 various Disney children's books mostly published in the 70's. Couple extra duplicate shape books. All are sound, no details available. ; 0 23507 
Price: 14.05 USD
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5 9 CHILDREN'S BOOKS, COUPLE BETTER ITEMS H807, WORTH A LOOK May not be noted.
May not be noted. Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 9 children's books, couple better items h807, worth a look; 0 383 
Price: 13.11 USD
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A BOOK FOR JENNIFER., Dalgliesh, Alice.
6 A BOOK FOR JENNIFER. Dalgliesh, Alice.
N Y, N Y Scribners, 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 [1] pages; From the archives of the Hornbook Magazine, ARC slip laid in. Brief rubbing to DJ spine- see graphic. ; 0 30324 
Price: 23.45 USD
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A CHILDS BOUQUET OF YESTERDAY, Vautier, Gerda
7 A CHILDS BOUQUET OF YESTERDAY Vautier, Gerda
N Y, N Y American Studio Books 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11"; 56 pages; Well illustrated a cut or a plate for just about every page, DJ spine with chip- see graphic; 0 30163 
Price: 23.45 USD
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A CHILDS BOUQUET OF YESTERDAY, Vautier, Gerda
8 A CHILDS BOUQUET OF YESTERDAY Vautier, Gerda
N Y, N Y American Studio Books 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11"; 56 pages; Well illustrated a cut or a plate for just about every page, DJ with rubbing- see graphic; 0 30162 
Price: 23.45 USD
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A COTTAGE FOR BETSY, Sawyer, Ruth
9 A COTTAGE FOR BETSY Sawyer, Ruth
N Y, N Y Harper & Brothers 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Vera Bock 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; So stated 1st H-G as per McBride's. DJ with light shelf-wear unclipped. ; 0 30046 
Price: 31.91 USD
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A FAIR WORLD FOR ALL FISHER/ROOSEVELT '52 1ST 3582, Fisher, Dorothy Canfield
10 A FAIR WORLD FOR ALL FISHER/ROOSEVELT '52 1ST 3582 Fisher, Dorothy Canfield
May not be noted. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Government; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, Illustrated Jeanne Bendick, forward by Eleanor Roosevelt A FAIR WORLD FOR ALL New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw Hill, 1952. 1st ed Good/No Jacket. 6"x9" hard cover, illustrated cover. A children's book about the government and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Illustrations throughout the book. 159 pages. Index; 0 3582 
Price: 13.11 USD
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A HISTORY OF NEW YORK FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF THE DUTCH DYNASTY (KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK), Knickerbocker, Diedrich (Irving, Washington)
11 A HISTORY OF NEW YORK FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE END OF THE DUTCH DYNASTY (KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK) Knickerbocker, Diedrich (Irving, Washington)
NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1915 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish 
Sepia and halftone; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 299 pages; A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty (Knickerbocker's History of New York) . Tipped in Sepia and halftone plates. Light waterstains to base of volume not generally intruding into text or plates. Binding solid, contents clean. ; 0 32853 
Price: 84.55 USD
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A JUNGLE PICNIC, Webb, Clifford
12 A JUNGLE PICNIC Webb, Clifford
London Frederick Warne 1953 0723205175 / 9780723205173 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; No date but presumably the 1953 reprint. Clean throughout; 0 27554 
Price: 23.45 USD
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A MICKEY MOUSE ABC STORY, Walt Disney
13 A MICKEY MOUSE ABC STORY Walt Disney
Racine , Wisconsin Whitman Pub Co 1936 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
ABC Book; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (Walt Disney) A MICKEY MOUSE ABC STORY by Walt Disney. Racine, Whitman Pub Co, 1936. A to Z, a musical ABC. A scarce and early Mickey Mouse collectible, published 5 years after the first Mickey Mouse book. The contents have separated from the cover, the first leaf and the center have separated. The pages are lightly toned at the edges, scattered finger soil, a little occasional scattered coloring by a child, one page w/ 1" tear at fore-edge. Cover lightly soiled, rubbed at extremities, corners rubbed through and bumped, 1 1/2" rubbed spot on spine. ; 0 31980 
Price: 169.15 USD
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A NATURAL HISTORY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, Wood, Rev. Theodore.
14 A NATURAL HISTORY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Wood, Rev. Theodore.
London Ernest Nister 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 483 pages; Nd c1900. Owner's name dated 1912. All edges gilt. 12 color and over 300 b/w. ; 0 30166 
Price: 37.55 USD
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A QUACK OR TWO FROM ME TO YOU, Brundage, Frances I
15 A QUACK OR TWO FROM ME TO YOU Brundage, Frances I
Rochester New York Stecher Lith. Co 1930 Presumed 1st Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Brundage, Frances I 
Shape Book; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Vol. 10; Color Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 14 pages; 13.75 x 7.5". Short Nursery Rhymes of just a paragraph or two, each accompanied by a brightly colored litho art work by Brundage. Shape book. Remarkable condition with slight rubbing to stapled spine. ; 0 26686 
Price: 42.25 USD
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A STORY BOOK OF COUNTRY SCENES. WRITTEN FOR YOUNG CHILDREN., Myrtle, Harriet, Mrs.
16 A STORY BOOK OF COUNTRY SCENES. WRITTEN FOR YOUNG CHILDREN. Myrtle, Harriet, Mrs.
London Cundall 1846 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Lithograph; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 138 , [2] pages; original blind red cloth by Burn (for the publisher) , gilt spine stamping, 4 toned lithograph plates by John Absolon, binder's small ticket at bottom of front pastedown. Covers fairly good, darkened at edges and spine with mild wear, gilt still solid, text also fairly good, front hinges cracked with several signatures slightly sprung, 1856 ink gift inscription at front free endpaper. (2) no copies returned by WorldCat or AE. ; 0 30353 
Price: 75.15 USD
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A SUMMER IN THE COUNTRY., May not be noted.
17 A SUMMER IN THE COUNTRY. May not be noted.
May not be noted. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Designer of "little Birds Who Went Ou to See The 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Colr; Spine reinforced with duct tape, missing back free end paper. . 25 ils. In chromolithograph and brownish ink.; 0 11977 
Price: 37.40 USD
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A SWEET SINGER, Martin, Marla
18 A SWEET SINGER Martin, Marla
Crockett, KY Rod and Staff Publishers Inc N.D. 0739900676 / 9780739900673 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages; Blue penciled dealer's notation on half title page. ; 0 24170 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A TALE OF THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS, Mockler, G
19 A TALE OF THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS Mockler, G
London Thomas Nelson and Sons, N.D. Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 0 16299 
Price: 13.11 USD
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A WINDOW BOX OF VERSE, Sylvia W. Schwarz
20 A WINDOW BOX OF VERSE Sylvia W. Schwarz
NY Sam Gabriel Sons and Company 1930 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Kurt Wiese 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Sound copy with clean and bright paste down on cover. Quite slight soiling to buff colored boards. ; 0 15773 
Price: 34.73 USD
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BOOK COLLECTING

Almost from time immemorial book collecting, and before that manuscript collecting, and before that anything that you could scratch or carve a message on, has been the subject of much interest. Today we have many categories of book collecting- Fancy bindings, Religious books, Philosophy books, Mystery books, Modern 1st editions, Leather bound books, Textbooks, Early readers, Archaeology books, Art books, Children's books and numberless others. You need not break the bank on 15th and 16th century works. There are some areas that are not yet popular and have a lot of growing to do. Alice in Wonderland with it's endless editions and artists is a fertile field for study as is Disney and Pinocchio. Religious books are now enjoying a greatly increased following. Early readers have a ways to go in appreciation yet. Poetry works may be on the decline a bit though still holding firm. Areas that appear unexploited at this time are Salesman's Dummy books. These are typically turn of the century or early 20th century works comprising highlights of several books. They were designed for salesmen to take orders with. These frequently included covers, spines, limited amounts of text and a good supply of illustrations from each featured book all bound together. Currently these are cheap out of all proportion to their scarcity. Search and you shall find in the land where the Princes of Serendip reign. ARC's (Advance review Copies) are also scarce relative to their key role in publication. These usually contain uncorrected proofs of the book to be issued, often along with author's signatures. They usually sell, even signed, at a considerable discount to the First Edition work which actually came later. Local Cookbooks such as published for church groups, clubs, etc. are now very low priced. You have to have a game plan here or risk being overwhelmed by the mass of cheap material now out there. Beeton's 1907 magazine, arguably the most highly valued magazine is popular for pritning "A Study in Scarlet", Sherlock Holmes first appearance in print. This sold in 1929 for a few shillings, about 1974 it achieved 80L at auction. A couple of years ago it exeeded $150,000 when sold at auction. Early magazines with their appearances of Edgar Alan Poe, Frank Baum, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Maxfield Parrish, Winslow Homer and the Wyeths among hundreds of coveted authors and artists in print are a fertile field. The best children's collection assembled was put together by a poorly paid school teacher in the the years when Children's books were not considered suitable for serious collectors. Today that collection resides at Yale to world acclaim. There is such a large world out there. Pick your specialty, buy quality, and your search will be a happy one and your rewards many.
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