Old handmade zine bound with clippings of various kind of books randomly like a collage. Taisho-Showa period in early 20th century.
Interesting contents of mathematics, maintenance for horse gear, morality, punishment, and so on. Some blank pages as well.
In fine used condition, with some rips at cover as seen. approx...
A copy of A Wreath of Canadian Song by C.M. Whyte-Edgar dated 1910. This is an original boxed presentation copy with a kid leather soft cover and the original presentation cardboard box with the title sticker. Now reprinted, this is an original with gold stamped embossing on the front and spine. It has the tissue-protected plates and is fully gilded on all edges. It was published by William Briggs of Toronto...
Picture book of poems for children (18pp.), scribbled with boyish slanders, such as – “Fool!”, “Idiot”, “Mad!” or etc.
And also added some abuses to a certain person named ‘Keiko Masuda’ (probably, must be a girl...).
A ridiculous, sour-sweet, transient, and artistic memory.
approx. 25.6 x 18.2cm (10.07 x 7.16in)
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A stated first edition third printing... the boards show light wear and there is a pencil notion on the front free paper. The pages are uncut.
A very nice calico covered English grammar book published in Hartford Ct. The inscription in side the cover is Oliver H. Almy (Jr?) Book Little Compton RI.
May 5th AD 1845.
The book is 7 1/4" by 4 1/2". The cover shows wear at the corners. There is a nice shadow inside indicating the cloth cover has been on a very long time.
An early collectible brown and tan edition with jacket published by Grosset in 1928. "Wtih" for "with" is on page 4, line 25. The jacket is worn with tears, the overlap has separated and there is old tape. Also, the top corner of the textblock has darkening and the extreme spine is slightly worn ( see photos). Sold as is.
A hard copy with green linen boards written by Edward Bulwer Lytton ( Lord Lytton) and published in 1897 by Little Brown & Co /New York Athenaeum Society. The pages have yellowed, there is a faint halo that runs from the title page to page one. An owner's name is on the front free paper and another free paper has a stamp on it...The corners of the boards are worn and there is a very slight separation between the title and copyright page ( see photo).Uncut pages. 354pp.
A first edition hard cover published by the US Government Printing Office in 1911.Includes memorial addresses on the Life and Character of James Breck Perkins (late a representative from New York) delivered to the Sixty-first Congress, second session.The black boards show wear and staining, there is foxing on the frontispiece with Perkins and also on the title page.
Published in 1925 by the Government Printing Office, Washington, here is a rare copy of memorial addresses given to the 68th Congress.The black silk boards show modest wear with some light smudging. The book is a tad musty otherwise in fine condition. 44pp.
A signed first edition hardcover published in 1994 by Random House.The dustjacket shows light wear with faint scratches just below the oval picture. The book itself is in excellent condition.
An interesting first edition published by Harper & Bros. in January of 1920 (A-U).There are double numbers starting on page nine which also has a two to the left. It continues throughout the book- for example page 25 has a three (3) in the corner, page 121 a 9, 137 a 10 up to page 361 which has a 24. The pages have yellowed, there is foxing and page 43 has a small tear. There are also light smudges on some pages..The spine is slightly loose and cocked and the green boards show wear.383pp.
"...A simple and attractive account of the Great events of the Old and New Testaments.." published in 1879 by the Henry Bill Publishing Co., Norwich CT.Introduction by Rev. Alvin Bond,D.D...
Rodolphe Töpffer (31 January 1799 – 8 June 1846) was a Swiss teacher, author, painter, cartoonist, and caricaturist. He is best known for his illustrated books, which can be seen as the earliest European comics. His "Histoire de Mr. Crépin" was first published in 1837. This edition is a reprint of 1922 by E. Dufrénoy, 49 rue du Montmartre, Paris. Hard bound with guilded page edges. A collector's item in excellent condition.
MESSAGES AND DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE 1862 printed WASHINGTON, GOVERNMENT printing office 1862 Message of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES to the TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS at the COMMENCEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION of THE THIRTY -SEVENTH CONGRESS This book contains copies of all the letters to and from other Governments for the end of 1861-1862 including the opening of Japan to trade as well as the 21 page address Lincoln gave to Congress That included trade , population, revenue as well as the Ci...
Printed in Madrid in 1977, by Fomento Editorial, S.A. these two volumes depict much of the life of Christ, utilizing drawings, photos, and images of art produced through the centuries. The author is Luis Ortiz Munoz, and the two volumes contain 562+ pages, with a wealth of color photographs, many of paintings and sculpture depicting religious art. Each volume measures 12 1/4" x 9 3/4" and is bound in cream colored cloth with black lettering...
RETHINKING OUR PRE-HISTORY. An uncirculated, author signed copy of this study of comparative anthropology directed toward somatic morphology. The physical features of indigenous peoples of both North and South America are reflected upon as well as hominids of pre-history.
A song book by H. S. Perkins titled "Song Echo". The cover and spine are really scuffed but I really like the graphics on the cover. It has 264 pages and has a complete list of the songs in the back. It is 6" by 7 1/2". A very interesting song book of that era.
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