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New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1885. 1st American edition. ix+101pp. Hardcover. Light green boards with blue spine soiled and shelfworn, with wear along edges and spine ends. Edge points are gently bumped and worn to boards. Top page edges gilt. Internally, end-pages slightly age-toned, with a previous owners inscription to the 1st free end-page, but otherwise clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact, but cracked at title page. A good solid copy.
Pictures by Helene Nyce. New York:Parents Magazine Press. (1971). 27pp. First edition. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Very minor wear at edges of stiff cardboard binding, along with some soiling to the covers. Binding is also cocked. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a very good copy.
NY:Barse & Co. (1930). 202pp. + pp. advs. Corner of frontbinding wrinkled; shelf wear to covers; light focing to top edge of pages; otherwise a very good, tight copy.
Boston:Swan, Brewer and Tileston. 1861. 108pp. Binding does have minor water-stain, and some penciled math scribling on front-end papers. A very satisfactory copy. FB041
Boston, MA:Little Brown & Co. (1901). Illustrated by author. 183pp. Hardcover. Front covers are rubbed and worn at gutters and edges and slightly soiled as well. Internally, aside from the inscription to the owner (prize for lessons) on the first free end-page and some inked mathematical exercises as well as the owners name and address on the inside front board, a very good copy. Some pages have also been roughly cut.
New York:The Platt & Munk Co., Inc. (1930). 234pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly shelf-worn, though it does how some light soiling. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is a touch of age-toning to the pages throughout. Overall, this is a very good copy.
An Illustrated edition of OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN. By the author of "HELEN'S BABIES". The designs by Lucy G. Morse. 303pp. 1st. Edition. Inscribed by a previous owner on the flyleaf, dated Christmas 1977. Some minor wear to the boards, otherwise a very satisfactory copy. Wright 3. T030.
Boston:The Horn Book Incorporated. (1977). 359pp. Hard bound. With dust jacket. Internally a very good copy. Jacket frayed at edges.
Boston:Lee and Shepard Publishers. (1868). 184pp. Binding shows some wear to the edges and spine, with some light bumping to edge-points. Covers show some soiling. Internally clean and free of stray markings, though there is some light foxing and age-toning throughout. Overall, a very good copy.
New York:The MacMillan Company. 1924. 301pp. Illustrated. First edition. Hardcover. Binding show some light shelf-wear with some sun-fading to the spine. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, with some faint age-toning to the page edges. Overall, a very good copy.
Pictures by Eloise Wilkin. 1st ed. Clean and bright. Pictorial boards very slightly chipped. A very good copy.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1899. Illustrated. 254pp + 2pp ads. In near fine condition. Boards are still bright with just a hint of soiling to edges and spine. There is a previous owners ex-libris stamp on the inside front board, as well as name and address written neatly on the 2nd free fly-leaf. Otherwise, save for an occasional smudge, a very good, clean bright copy.
Pictures by Tibor Gergely. 1st ed. Pictorial boards a little warped and rubbed at edges. Very good internally. A good copy.
New York:Robert Carter & Brothers. 1864. 440pp. Illustrated with 8 color lithographs by Vincent Brooks. In very good condition. Blue boards with blind stamped borders and decorations in gilt in the center and on the spine. The gilt has faded but still quite visible. There is light wear to edges and points. Brown end-papers have previous owners signatures in pencil (not really noticeable) with more notes on the verso of the end-page. Otherwise, save for an occasional smudge or very slight bit of foxing, a very good clean copy.
Adapted from Agnes Baden-Powell and Sir Robert Baden-Powell's Handbook. [np]:1917. 154pp. Soft cloth binding. Binding shows moderate wear; staples at spine show medium rust. Internally pages are browned with age and brittle with several small tears to pages edges as a result. There is an address written, along with several other markings, on the first fly leaf.
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