All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : About Books : Pre 1970 item #1283385 (stock #DSU-353-C)
On offer is an author signed, first edition, Heirloom Dolls book, by Brenda B. South. The copyright date is 1969. This is a soft cover book, with some wear to the jacket's corners and binding. Some of the pages are loose from the binding. This book measures 8.5" by 10" , with 74 pages. There are many wonderful illustrations. I have shown a few. Examples of the dolls included are, from the 1500's to contemporary, which would be the 1960's. A great book for the doll library...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #1279600
TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR: LIFE AND DISCOVERIES OF CHARLES GOODYEAR. By Rev. Bradford K. Peirce. New York: Carlton & Lanahan, (1866). Embossed cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. Engraved frontispiece and four plates. A biography of Goodyear and his experiments. Bookplate. A very good copy. Provenance: ex collection of Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1800 item #1279554
Doris Frohnsdorff
$1,250.00
ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS. By James Anderson, Farmer At Monk's-Hill, Aberdeenshire. Edinburgh: Printed for William Creech; and T.Cadell, London, M,DCC,LXXVII (1777). Two volumes. 8vos. Bound in full leather with gilt lettered spine. The second edition with large additions. With three folding plates in Vol. 1 and eighteen engraved plates in Vol.2...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1837 VR item #1279552
RECHERCHES EXPERIMENTALES SUR LES CHAUX DE CONSTRUCTION, LES BETONS ET LES MORTIERS ORDINAIRES; PAR L. J. VICAT, ANCIEN ELEVE DE L'ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, INGENIEUR DU CORPS ROYAL DES PONTS ET CHAUSEES DE FRANCE. Paris: Chez Goujon, Libraire De LL.AA.RR.Mme La Duchesse De Berry Et La Duchesse D'Orleans, Rue Du Bac, No 33, M.DCCC.XVIII. (1818). 4to. Bound in 3/4 leather with red leather label on gilt-lettered spine. FIRST EDITION...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #1277058 (stock #752)
Rand McNally 1951 Story Book Treasures. The Little Kittens' Nursery Rhymes. This excellent Book has original photographs of live cats and dogs dressed in clothing and posed. The disclaimer is that no animal was injured or put in any position it could not hold. It took months to put this together and I think McNally did a wonderful job. Photographs by Harry Whittier Frees. I am only showing a few Photographs but there are 16 different poses excluding the covers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1920 item #1274954
Dakota Arts
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5" x 7.25" x .4". Very good condition glued label on interior, otherwise excellent. "Handbook of the Old Shrines and Their Treasures" is a book I bought as a lot from Christie's Auction House in the early 2000s. Published in Japan by the bureau of Religions, Department of Education in 1920 it describes significant temples, shrines and includes maps and photographs of significant art works in these locations. It also includes a color map. Interesting and rare book.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1273692 (stock #943)
A small blue wallpaper covered book , Old Dame Margery's Hush-A-Bye and Hymns for infant minds 1815. The wallpaper is hand block printed and I wouldn't be surprised that it was used to cover the little book soon after it was acquired. On page 30, the last numbered page, there is a hand written note on the page, The property of Lucinda(?) Richardson, Stoneham January 14,1817. The wallpaper covering is a wonderful blue and the design is in great proportions to the size of the book...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1272463 (stock #AC88)
The Dotty Pig
$50.00
Adorable hardcover book of 'Finger Plays' by Emilie Poulsson, for nursery and kindergarten. 76 pages featuring 18 finger plays and nursery rhymes along with charming illustrations. In overall good condition, it is becoming a little bit loose from the binding but it still feels like a sturdy book. Has pencil writing on a handful of pages, and on the front page it says "Stella B. Stockwell 1908". Published in 1893 in Boston by D. Lothrop Company.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1950 item #1272026 (stock #AC127)
The Dotty Pig
$20.00
"Picture Mixups: Jigsaw Puzzle Book" by E&D Cunningham, 1949 by Kunen Publishers Inc Litho in USA. The pages contain verses and pictures that are "wrong" in some way, like a girl wit a bathing suit on a snow hill or a chicken in a fish bowl. Key elements of the pictures are actually jigsaw pieces that can be punched out (and havent been!). You (ok, not you, but your kid) are supposed to punch out the pieces and put the right pictures on the right pages...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1910 item #1272024 (stock #AC212)
The Dotty Pig
$15.00
Cute.! Want some good old fashion ideas for entertaining children? This book might help. Published in New York by the Century Co in 1903, first edition blue cloth hardcover with 174 pages, ,illustrated with b/w photos of children & sketches. Host a picnic in the mountains, Indian party, St. Valentine's party ,Alice in Wonderland party,etc, many games ,menus, monthly theme parties, indoor & outdoor games. Broken at spine, overall wear but still a charming item
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1940 item #1272022 (stock #AC126)
The Dotty Pig
$10.00
"Once upon a time there was a little girl who could lace her own shoes, and take castor oil with a smile, and make lovely brown toast, and almost tie her Daddy's tie! BUT she didn't know her alphabet, that is, her A-B-C's" ...published by The Harter Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio, 1932. Very worn condition but still charming, has "old book" smell. A cute companion to "Kitchen Fun", also available in my shop. 9.5x6 inches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1910 item #1271401 (stock #AC128)
The Dotty Pig
$40.00
Antique children's book, "My Book of Noble Deeds: Pictures and Stories for Little Folk" published by Blackie and Son Limited, London, Glasgow and Dublin" no date but research says 1907. Un-paginated. 4 colour plates (1 double-page) and other plates and illustrations. Contains historical English stories such as the Battle of Waterloo, the Charge of the Light Brigade, The Coronation of King Edward VII, etc. Overall dirt and wear, "old book" smell. Still, a seldom seen title.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1271382 (stock #AC28)
The Dotty Pig
$30.00
This is an original lithographed no.300 edition of "The Betty Fairy Book", written by Helen E. Flint and illustrated by Margaret Evans Rice. This cute book measures 8"x14", and was published in 1915 by Stecher Litho. Co. in Rochester New York. In overall good condition, bright colors, with only a small rip on the front cover near the top. In "The Betty Fairy Book" a little girl – Betty – inadvertently angers the fairies by wearing a fairy crown that she finds and dancing "on fairy ground." T...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : About Books : Pre 1990 item #1271375 (stock #DSU-181-C)
On offer is a paperback book. This is Collecting Modern Dolls: Souvenir Journal of the 3rd Annual Modern Doll Convention Paperback – 1 Dec 1981. This book is 63 pages. It has some great photos and articles. A few of the dolls featured are Ginny, My Three Sons by Remco, Gregor , Cissette, Shirley Temple, Barbie, NASB and more. There is a great page of a Cissette paper doll and fancy clothes, very cute! This would have been offered at the convention. This copy is in gently read, used condition. ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : About Books : Pre 1950 item #1271369 (stock #DSU-180-C)
Here is a lovely old book about dolls. This is a First Edition from 1946. The title is, More about Dolls. There are many wonderful photos and a wealth of information. There is wear to the dust jacket as shown. There is a plastic cover. The inside has a black and white postcard. This is a must have book for the antique doll collector and perfect for any reference library. Author Janet Pagter Johl Publisher H.L. Lindquist Publications, 1946 Length 309 pages Please note, Canada Post doesn't offer a...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1980 item #1267520 (stock #391tb)
E & M Perez
$125.00
This edition of Tribal Eye, by David Attenborough is a first edition 1976, and is a rare copy printed in England by Jolly & Barber Ltd., Rugby For the British Broadcasting Company, and is also signed on the title page by David Attenborough. Condition is good, with original dust jacket, with wear to two corners and upper spine of jacket. A companion to the series produced by the BBC, the book is richly illustrated with black and white and color photos, has 144 pages and provides an in depth vie...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1900 item #1267478
"The Fairest of the Fair" by Hildegarde Hawthorne. Philadelphia, Henry Altemus 1894. 293 pages. Original publishers cloth with gilt & silver tooling. Corners and edges bumped and rubbed. Bottom of spine beginning to fray. Lacks last free flyleaf. Inside front cover beginning. $195
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1980 item #1267264
"Deliverance" by James Dickey. Signed on title page. First printing stated. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1970 Boston. Dust wrapper has some rubbing at edges and points. Interior very clean. Some brown spots under dust wrapper have left light marks on cloth binding. Still a very nice copy.