"Bar-Kochba: The rediscovery of the legendary hero of the last Jewish Revolt against Imperial Rome"
By Yigael Yadin
Weidenfeld and Nicolson Jerusalem (1971)
271 pages including 150 black and white illustrations and 90 color illustrations.
Hardcover with dust jacket. Slight wear on edges of dusk jacket, book interior in very good condition, no marks or blemishes...
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.
"Ten Premium Tracts for Soldiers" written for premiums offered by the widow of Col. Alexander R. Thompson USA who fell in the Florida war.
Some slight foxing on the inside. Very minor rubbing on the outer corners. Otherwise in great condition.
American Tract Society circa 1862-1863
"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...
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
"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.
Published in 1932 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City NJ. A rare signed, limited first American edition number 12 of 250 copies. There is a stain on the lower left corner of the front board along with a white smudge. Also one corner is a bit worn otherwise a fine edition.See photos. Uncut pages.
This highly collectable book, tells a collection of various stories devoted to young girls about a doll and her memories within 188 pages and with 12 charming illustrated plates still intact and have been better preserved by the original tissue paper covering pages.
Written by well known author of her time, Mademoiselle Louise D’Aulnay (1810-1891) - later known as Julie Gouraud...
This is a wonderful book it was published in the 80's It is a complete autobiography,Has many interesting pictures as well.
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.
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...
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...
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...
or your consideration is a beautiful, hardcover pattern book. The title is, Great Little Quilts. The book is from 1990. This fine book features, 45 Crib and Doll Size Antique Quilts, with patterns and directions. The author is Eleanor Levie, the photographer is Andre Gillardin. This book has 144 pages, 85 photos, including 45 in full colour. The 45 crib quilts, baby quilts, and doll quilts in this book date from 1840 to 1940. This is a pretty book that has many wonderful quilts...
"All Men Are Brothers (Shui Hu Chuan)" translated from Chinese by Pearl S. Buck with an introduction by Lin Yutang and illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias.
Limited Editions Club, New York, 1948.
This is number 443 of 1500 copies. Signed on the colophon page by Miguel Covarrubias.
2 volumes. Large quarto
Chinese style boards, sewn, light rubbing to lower edges.
Total of 688 pages plus colophon in Mylar dust wrapper.
A classic book telling the story of a doll depicted as the ‘young lady of the house’ in various adventures and scenarios...
An illustrated cloth bound book with gilt design. Published in 1891 by MacMillan and Co. NY /Swan Sonnenschein & Co.,London. Features mythology, religion, literature and art with more than 450 illustrations.Former library copy - the boards show wear especially at the corners, pages 1-16 (including endpapers) as well as 703 thru to endpapers have separated but both sections are intact as one. Some scribbling on a free paper ( see pic #5). Sold as is.
Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land: From Its Beginnings in the Neolithic Period to the End of the Iron Age
By Ruth Amiran (with Pirhiya Beck and Uzza Zevulun)
Masada Press Ltd, Israel (1969)
306 pages including 350 illustrations and 101 plates
Condition: Very good. Hardcover with dust jacket...