Doris Frohnsdorff Antiques and Rare Books
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1321346
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
RHYMES FOR THE NURSERY. Jane and Ann Taylor. Circa 1806. Published by Darton, Harvey & Co. London. 16mo. Original boards. Spine chipped. A defective copy lacking preliminary leaves but starting with the Contents page (p. vi) and one leaf of text (p.3/4). Contains the famous poem "THE STAR" ("Twinkle, twinkle, little star") on page 10. There is a six page publisher's catalogue of books bound in at the rear which does not list this volume. A very early edition of a very rare book...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1321344
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
THE TOY SHOP; OR SENTIMENTAL PRECEPTOR, Containing Some Choice Trifles, For The Instruction And Amusement Of Every Little Miss And Master. Paris: Printed For Sallior, Chartre's Street, No. 340, St Honore Quarter., no date (circa 1800). 16mo. Original green boards with partial spine and original gilt-lettered leather label. A rare French imprint with English text of the famous book originally published in 1787 by Elizabeth Newbery in London and believed to have been written by Richard Johnson...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1320991
Doris Frohnsdorff
$19.99
THE BLESSED DAMOZEL & SISTER HELEN. By D(ante). G(abriel). ROSSETTI. New York: Dodge Publishing Company, no date (circa 1920). 16mo. Gilt stamped vellum style boards with original dust jacket. Decorative initials. A very fine copy. "The Little Masterpieces" series.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1320989
Doris Frohnsdorff
$45.00
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: Or Two Strings To Your Bow. By Maria Edgeworth. With Illustrations From Original Designs. Philadelphia & New York: Appleton, 1850. 16mo. Beautifully patterned covers in color and gilt. With two hand colored illustrations - of which, the frontispiece is detached. Appleton's catalogue of books for children is bound in at the back. Covers worn.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1800 item #1320890
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
THE ADVENTURES OF RODERICK RANDOM. By Tobias Smollett. Paisley: Printed and Sold by Alex. Weir, near the Crofs, 1774. 12mo. Full leather. 186 pages. Covers are very worn. Some markings in ink. All pages are toned with stains. Rare Scottish imprint and unusual edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1320887
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. By A. Conan Doyle. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1892). 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. Illustrated with illustrations by Sydney Paget. Note: 5 of the 16 illustrations are missing - namely those which should face pages 80; 122; 172; 196; and 214. General wear to covers and there is a small hole on page 61. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, second issue with "if he had" on page 65, line 4. Sold as is.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1320884
Doris Frohnsdorff
$45.00
THE GOLPHER'S ALPHABET. Illustrations By A.B. Frost. Rhymes By W.G. Van T. Sutphen. Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle, (1967). First edition thus. Pictorial boards with cloth spine lettered in gilt. Printed in red and black & white. A mint copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1320767
Doris Frohnsdorff
$45.00
PUSS IN BOOTS. Done In Poster Stamps. New York: United Art Publishing Company, (1915). 24mo. Original pictorial boards. The complete 12 illustrations have each been correctly placed in their proper positions. The cover illustration (which corresponds to the final illustration in the book - see enlargement 3) is defaced otherwise in very good condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #1320766
Doris Frohnsdorff
sold
THE GOLDEN GIFT. A Token For All Seasons. Edited by J. M. Fletcher. Nashua, N.H.: J. Buffum, 1848. 32mo. Gilt stamped embossed cloth. All edges gilt. A collection of poems by various poets - including: Longfellow; Wordsworth; Sigourney; Byron; and many others. Lacking front free endpaper. Cloth split at top right spine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1980 item #1320761
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
MERRY CHRISTMAS, HARRY. Story and Pictures By Mary Chalmers. New York: Harper & Row, (1977). 12mo. Original pictorial boards in original pictorial dust jacket. One in the series of delightful children's books featuring Harry the kitten. Fully illustrated. FIRST EDITION. In very fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1320758
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
TRAVELS IN SOUTH-EASTERN ASIA, Compiled From The Most Authentic And Recent Sources. Dublin: J. Jones, 1823. 12mo. Full leather. Woodcuts. Sound copy with some wear to covers. FIRST EDITION. Early Irish imprint for children.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1320757
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
TRAVELS IN SWEDEN, DENMARK, AND NORWAY. Dublin: Bentham & Hardy, 1826. 12mo. Full leather. Illustrated with fine woodcuts. Early Irish travel book for children. Sound internally with some cover wear. FIRST EDITION.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1940 item #1320756
Doris Frohnsdorff
$250.00
MARY POPPINS COMES BACK. By P.L.TRAVERS. Illustrated By Mary Shepard. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1935). 8vo. Original decorated green cloth. Black and white illustrations by Mary Shepard. Illustrated endpapers. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION SIGNED with initials by the author on the title page. Bookplate on front paste-down. No dust jacket. General wear but a sound copy of this classic.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #1315252
Doris Frohnsdorff
$24.50
WALT DISNEY. Minnie Mouse Girl Explorer. Wheaties Comic Book D-8. 1951. Oblong Comic Book measuring 2 5/8" by 7 5/8". 32 pages. One in a series of Comic Books issued as premiums for Wheaties Cereal. There were 4 sets (A,B,C, and D) with 8 books in each set. This Comic Book is number 8 in in the "D" set. There is yellowed scotch tape on the inside of the front and back covers but otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1800 item #1290970
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 spines. The second edition with large additions. With three folding plates in Vol.I and eighteen engraved plates in Vol.2...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1279607
Doris Frohnsdorff
$45.00
COMPARISON OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES OF LENGTH AND CAPACITY, REPORTED TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES BY THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT in 1832 AND MADE BY FERD. ROD. HASSLER, M.A.F.S, ASS. R. AST. S.L. &C. 4to. Washington: Printed by Duff Green, 1932. Unbound. Stitched. Contains 4 engraved plates. Some toning of pages especially pages 81-96. Provenance: ex collection Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1279602
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
A TREATISE ON GYPSUM, ON ITS VARIOUS USES, and On Its Application As A Manure. By Sutton Thomas Wood, Esq. Lambeth. London: Printed for F.C. and J.Rivington, 1807. 8vo. Disbound. 40 pages. Very good condition. Provenance: ex collection Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #1279600
Doris Frohnsdorff
$35.00
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