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Hard bound. Contains five excellent pop-ups of this classic fairy tale. A very good, tight copy. Date of publication not known but looking at binding, must be recent..
Chicago:Robert Smith Printing Co. (1901). 256pp. 1st edition. Illustrated by Mabel Tibbitts. Hardcover. Decorated boards lightly rubbed and soiled, with wear to edges and edge points. Internally, a previous owners name is penciled to the 1st free flyleaf, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright (except for page 253/4 which had some small plant leaves left to dry). Pages are each decorated in a different color. The binding is tight and hinges intact. *From WorldCat..."The story of a little girl, Annie, who is brought to live with her Grandmother on a South Dakota farm. Annie rescued a prairie dog from a trap, and discovered he is the Gnome Royal Prince. To reward her, he leads he to Gnome King's Palace. There, she has many adventures and finally meets Zauberlinda, who helps her return to her grandmother's farm in So. Dakota." According to the ozwiki website..."This book has long been cited as one of the most notable of the Oz imitations that appeared in print following the success of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900...The first edition of Zauberlinda featured copious illustrations, including monochrome pictures under the text in the style of the first Oz book."
HELEN'S BABIES. Some Account of Their Ways, Innocent, Crafty, Angelic, Impish, Watching, and Repulsive
Chicago:Jamieson-Higgins Co. 1900. Illustrated by Miss Sara Crosby. 170pp. Hardcover. Light green decorated boards lightly soiled and rubbed. Edge points gently bumped. Internally, end-pages slightly soiled but otherwise, a very good, clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures found. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
Chicago:Reilly and Lee Co. (1954). With over 400 of the Celebrated Oz Illustrations by John R. Neill, Frank Dramer and "Dirk". 1st edition. x+277pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Boards in very good, clean condition. Edge points gently bumped. Internally, browning to inside spine edges of end-pages (front and rear), but otherwise pages clean and bright. No previous owners marks or signatures found. The dust jacket is still in one piece but shows shelf-wear with several small chips and tears to edges,
New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1922. xiv+358pp+2pp ads. Illustrations to chapter heads. 1st American edition. Hardcover. Brown boards slightly soiled and shelfworn, with fraying and wear to spine ends, damage to upper right corner of label on spine, and edge points bumped and worn to boards. Internally, end-pages slightly soiled but otherwise, pages clean and bright. No previous owners marks or signatures found. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York:Cassell Publishing Company. (1888). 258pp. Illustrated. Hard cover. Decorated boards soiled and rubbed, with wear to spine ends and edge points. Internally, end pages age-toned, with an old damp stain to the bottom edge of pages. A previous owners name is penciled to the 2nd free end-page and the paper throughout the book is uniformly darkened with age but the binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good, solid copy.
Stamford, CT:Overbrook Press. (1950). pp. (48)+(2). Illustrated by Richard F. Nordhorn. Limited edition of 250 copies. Hardcover with glassine dust jacket. Boards lightly soiled at edges where dust jacket is worn. Internally a very good, clean copy. The glassine dust jacket, darkened with age, is heavily worn at edges with quite a bit of chipping.
Orono, ME: Pine Cone Publishing Company. 1913. 126pp. Illustrated with sketches by Oskar A. Johannsen. 1st edition. Hardcover. Red boards very lightly shelfworn and soiled. Gilt on cover still bright. Page edges soiled. Internally, end-pages are age toned/foxed with light foxing and an occasional smudge scattered throughout. An inscription is penned to the first free end-page. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good copy.
New York:Harper and Brothers, Publishers. 1868. 268pp + 4(2)adds. Hardcover. Boards soiled and shelf-worn at edges. Spine ends chipped and frayed and edge points worn to boards. Gilt on spine dulled but still legible. Internally, pages age-toned with minor soiling scattered throughout. Bookseller ticket to the bottom inside edge of the front board, otherwise no previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good copy.
New York:McLoughlin Bros. 1918. Lacks pagination. Illustrated. Oversized Hardbound. Internally a fine clean, tight copy. The front hinge has started. Illustrated paste-downs on boards, although lightly soiled are still quite bright. Edges of board show wear to boards in places and spine side of pastedown lightly frayed. Overall, an excellent copy.
Joliet:P. F. Volland Company. (1930). 95pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with original box. The book is in near fine condition with just a slight bit of shelf-wear to edges. Covers are bright and clean. A previous owners name is penciled to the verso of the first free end-page. The box is only in good condition with wear to edges and covers and one broken corner. The other 3 corners all have a small bit of tape reinforcing them. A very good to near fine copy
New York: William R. Scott, Inc. 1968. xiii + 144pp. 1st edition. Illustrated by William Hogarth. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good copy, with a slightly soiled and edge-worn, price-clipped dust jacket. *"The true story of a 15 year old boy on board the Whaleship Condor...His escape from the cruelties of shipboard life, his winter in the Siberian wilderness and his rescue and eventual return to the United States."
London:Faber and Faber. (1967). 181pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket in very good, clean condition.
New York:Stoll and Edwards Co., Inc. (1924). Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins in color and black/white. Hardcover. Book in very good, clean condition. Pastedown on front cover has a hint of soiling to lower edge, else clean and bright. Internally, aside from slight age-toning to end-pages, the book does not look like it's ever been opened. A lovely copy.
Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman and Company. 1942. Illustrated by Roy La Grone. 288pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Dust jacket is heavily soiled, with many chips and tears to edges. Page edges are lightly soiled from dust residue. The books yellow boards are lightly soiled, matching the chipping of the dust jacket. End-pages are slightly age-toned, but colors still vibrant. No previous owners marks or signatures and pages are clean and bright. Overall, a very good copy with a fair dust jacket.
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