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TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR. CHARLES GOODYEAR BY B.K.PEIRCE. 1866

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1900   item# 1279600

TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR. CHARLES GOODYEAR BY B.K.PEIRCE. 1866
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$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


ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.ANDERSON. 1777. PRES.COPY JAMES SEARLE

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1800   item# 1279554

ESSAYS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.ANDERSON. 1777. PRES.COPY JAMES SEARLE
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$1250.00 

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. In very good condition, but with large triangular section missing from one folding plate (see enlargement). Each volume w ...click for details


RECHERCHES SUR LES MORTIERS. J.L. VICAT. PARIS. 1818. 1ST ED.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1279552

RECHERCHES SUR LES MORTIERS. J.L. VICAT. PARIS. 1818. 1ST ED.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$750.00 

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. Louis Joseph Vicat's (1786-1861) published work which led ...click for details


ROUND THE WORLD. ANDREW CARNEGIE PRESENTATION COPY.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1900   item# 1279545

ROUND THE WORLD. ANDREW CARNEGIE  PRESENTATION COPY.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


SOLD 

ROUND THE WORLD. By Andrew Carnegie. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1895. 8vo. Red cloth with lettering in gilt and gilt and black pictorial device on front cover of an Elephant's head within a circle. A PRESENTATION COPY from Carnegie to Henry P(arker) Ford, Esq. dated 1899. Henry Ford (1837-1905) was Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa. from 1896-1899. In mint condition. Please see enlargement for inscription. PROVENANCE: ex collection of Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.


AMERICAN FOUR-IN-HAND IN BRITAIN. ANDREW CARNEGIE PRESENTATION COPY.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1900   item# 1279544

AMERICAN FOUR-IN-HAND IN BRITAIN. ANDREW CARNEGIE PRESENTATION COPY.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


SOLD 

AN AMERICAN FOUR-IN-HAND IN BRITAIN. By Andrew Carnegie. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1894. A PRESENTATION COPY from Carnegie to Henry P(arker) Ford, Esq. dated 1899. 8vo. Full red cloth with gilt lettering and gilt and black pictorial device on front cover of a horse's head within a horseshoe. A very fine (near mint) copy. Henry Ford, 1837-1905, was Mayor of Pittsburgh Pa. from 1896-1899. Please see enlargement for inscription. Provenance: ex collection Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff.


WWII. GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. PAT HERRIC. 1943

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1950   item# 1242904

WWII. GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. PAT HERRIC. 1943
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$25.00 

(WWII). GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. WAVE, NURSE, WAC. Drawings by Pat Herric. Folio. Die cut pictorial covers. Chicago: Whitman, 1943. 48 pages. Of the 48 pages, only the title page (see enlargement 2) and three others have been neatly colored. A fine, scarce, World War II coloring book. It tells the story of nine girls and their activities while serving their country. A very good copy.


THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. MILO WINTER. 1936.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1940   item# 1242902

THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. MILO WINTER. 1936.
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301-869-1256


$25.00 

THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. Chicago: Merrill, 1936. 4to. 16 pages. Illustrations by Milo Winter printed in full color on linen-finish pages. A very good copy.


THE BIG CLOTH BOOK FOR GIRLS. Bancroft. C. 1940

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1950   item# 1242886

THE BIG CLOTH BOOK FOR GIRLS. Bancroft. C. 1940
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$15.99 

THE BIG CLOTH BOOK FOR GIRLS. London: Bancroft, no date (circa 1940). 4to. Full color illustrations printed on cloth. Babyproof and washable. A fine copy.


WALT DISNEY'S FERDINAND THE BULL. Whitman, 1938.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1940   item# 1242885

WALT DISNEY'S FERDINAND THE BULL. Whitman, 1938.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$25.99 

WALT DISNEY'S FERDINAND THE BULL. Text From "The Story of Ferdinand" By Munro Leaf. Pictures From The Walt Disney Production Based on The Originals of Robert Lawson. Whitman, 1938. FIRST DISNEY EDITION. 4to. 32 pages. Pictorial covers. Wear to spine otherwise a very good copy.


THE CHRISTMAS BOOK. Whitman. 1940. Stories For Children

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1950   item# 1242884

THE CHRISTMAS BOOK. Whitman. 1940. Stories For Children
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$15.99 

THE CHRISTMAS BOOK. Christmas Stories For Children. Holiday Verses And Pictures. Games & Puzzles For Christmas Day. 4to. Pictorial covers. 254 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Some "follow the dots" have been penciled in and one page with color but overall the contents are in unused condition.

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