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Category: All Categories: Children's and Juvenile Books: Children's Antiquarian
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1.

FAIRYLAND TALES AND ABC'S
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Publisher: N.D..
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Sticker tear on front. ; Printed on linen, indestrutable. ; Color and b/w Illustrations; Unpaginated pages

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MY EASY LESSON BOOK
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Publisher: Sam'l Gabriel & Sons New York N.D..
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. One kitten has the head colored in. ; Linenette book. ; Color and b/w Illustrations; Unpaginated pages

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PAINT BOOK
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Publisher: Mcloughlin Brothers New York N.D..
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Christmas sticker on front. ; Unused. ; Color and b/w Illustrations; Unpaginated pages

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4.

Topsy

Publisher: McLoughlin, no date - early edition (circa 1894), PAPERBOUND, (G+).
McLoughlin Brothers Publishers, New York, no date - early edition: penciled gift inscription states “Xmas 1894”, unpaginated - 12 pages, illustrated with line drawings on every page as well as 3 full-page chromolithographs (one of which is a two-page spread) and color-illustrated covers, text and line drawings printed in brown, 4 in. x 8.75 in., PAPERBOUND with two staples at center, shape book - die cut with chromolithograph-illustrated covers (front is image of Topsy and rear cover shows back view of her), corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, covers show a few small areas of light chipping as well as some very slight creases, covers slightly scuffed and soiled, previous owner’s faint 1894 pencil gift inscription inside front cover at top, very tiny (difficult to see) pin hole at very top edge of covers and pages, minor marks from staples at center, pages mildly age-toned with light soil, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, book good+ {Though not pristine, this copy is still quite bright and is well-preserved considering its age.} 4445 [OOss0612EC]

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5.
Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879  
History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. With engravings
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Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers, 1854.
viii, [5], 14-318, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates, illus., maps; 17 cm. Series: Abbott’s Histories; series title on spine. Added chromolithograph title-page signed by Thomas S. Sinclair. Wood-engravings signed by Edward Field, William Roberts, and Bobbett & Edmonds. First published 1851. Bound in red cloth with embossed boards and gold tooling; corners rubbed; good+. Stock#OB806.

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6.
Abbott, Jane D., Illustrated by: Harriet Roosevelt Richards  
Highacres
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Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers , 1920 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. Poor. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall "Highacres is a school story, full of the enthusiasm and joyous spirit of youth. It tells how Jerry Travis, a fourteen-year-old girl, is transplanted from her one-room mountain village school to a big city institution. During the year many pleasant and exciting events occur apart from Caesar and Geometry. There is another attractive girl, Gyp Wesley, Jerry's own age, who becomes her beloved chum. With Gyp, she has unusual times and adventures, especially through the discovery of a secret stairway in the school which leads to a locked room This becomes the meeting place of their secret society. Here, also, a wonderful letter is found which affects Jerry's whole future. A thread of romance, a mystery in Jerry's life concerning her mother, and that mother's struggle to keep her child 'in the garden she has made for her, ' hold the interest of the reader and pleasantly color the story until the very happy ending." 303 pages + 13 pages of advertisements.

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7.
Aesop, Illustrated by: Van Sichem, Carl  
Aesop's Fables

Publisher: Halford Sauce Co. Boston, MA 1897.
Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 24mo - over 5" - 6" Tall. 32 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering. The booklet was advertisement for Halford Table Sauces and contain full translation of the Greek and Latin edition of Aesop's fables, published at Amsterdam, Holland in the year 1659. The illustrations are from the hands of Carl van Sichem, a celebrated engraver who flourished in the seventeenth century. The booklet contains 24 fables. slight tanning of pages. Reprint No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall

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8.
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888  
Morning-Glories, and Other Stories

Publisher: NY, G. W. Carleton, Publishers; London, S. Low, Son, MCCCLXXV [1875, c1867].
iii, [4]-195, [7] p., front., [3] leaves of plates, illus.; 17 cm. Contents: A Christmas Song; Morning-glories; The Rose Family; Shadow-children; Poppy's Pranks; What the Swallows Did; Little Gulliver; The Whale's Story; Goldfin and Silvertail; A Strange Island; Peep! Peep! Peep!; Fancy's Friend; The Nautilus; Fairy Fire-fly. "G.W. Carlton & Co. New Books and new Editions" 1875, [7] p. at end. Includes poetry. The 1868, Boston, Horace B. Fuller, first edition is BAL 153. After the success of Little Women (published at the end of 1868) there was interest in Alcott's other writings. Good+, green cloth binding stamped in gold & blind with gilt vignette of three juveniles, rubbed. Stock#102504.

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9.
Andersen, Hans Christian, 1805-1875  
Stories from Hans Andersen with illustrations by Edmund Dulac

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran [1923].
xii p., 1 leaf, 15-250 p. incl. mounted color frontispiece, 15 mounted color plates; 23.5 cm. Illustrations are not all like those in the Hodder edition of 1911. Seven of Andersen's Danish fairy tales translated into English and illustrated with 16 plates by Edmund Dulac,1882-1953. Good well-read copy with smudges on some pages. Stock#44188.

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10.
Bannerman, Helen] 1864-1946.  
The Story of Little Black Sambo. With Twenty-Seven Illustrations.

Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk, n.d. [1930's?].
62, [2] p., 14 x 11 cm. When I was small enough to read about Black Sambo I thought he was neat, tricking those tigers and winding up with all that butter and the pancakes. It was only when I got older that I realized that Sambo wasn't connected to Sam and that the story of a black boy in India would have offended. I still think he was neat. Bound in red cloth with picture of Sambo in orange coat with green umbrella on front cover. Stock#26598. Vg / illustrated boards.

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11.
Bryant, Sara Cone, Illustrated by: Hogan, Inez  
Epaminondas and His Auntie

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, MA 1938.
16 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/black illustrated front cover, yel-black-white illustrated endpapers, yel-black dj w/black-red-white illustrated front panel. Illustrated with black silhouettes w/yellow line drawings and with several pages illustrated w/black-red and yellow illustrations. Epaminondas tries to the right thing, but he always took the wrong time to do it. Whenever he went to visit his Auntie, she always gave him something to take home, but he always carried it the wrong way. dj chipped at top front corner, top & bottom of the dj spine, slight sunning to the dj rear panel. Reprint Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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12.
Burgess, Thornton W.  
A BOX OF SIX BED-TIME STORIES (Unc' Billy Possum has a Fright; Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs; Jerry Muskrat Wins Respect; Jumper the Hare Cannot Sleep; Buster Bear Invites Old Mr. Toad to Dine; and Grandfather Frog Stays in

Publisher: John H. Eggers Co., NY, 1922.
Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. Soft Cover Original red box containing six books by Thornton W. Burgess, each approximately 6.5" by 8.5", each with 13 pp and each with extremely bright color and B&W illustrations by Harrison Cady. Four of the books contain a brief gift inscription (in pencil) on the title page dated Christmas 1925, and one contains the owner's name and date (December 25, 1925) in the "My Book" box on the fep, but all are otherwise unmarked. All text and illustrations are bright and clean. The six books are: Unc' Billy Possum has a Fright; Peter Rabbit Puts on Airs; Jerry Muskrat Wins Respect; Jumper the Hare Cannot Sleep; Buster Bear Invites Old Mr. Toad to Dine; and Grandfather Frog Stays in the Smiling Pool. All of the books are illustrated in color and B&W by Harrison Cady. The stapled spines of each of the books are worn, but not separated. The box is mildly worn but whole. VERY GOOD. Extremely rare. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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13.
Carleton, Will  
In Old School Days
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Publisher: Moffat, Yard and Company, NY, 1907.
Near Fine with no dust jacket. First Edition. 1. Hard Cover Publisher's full green cloth, green lettering on spine and cover, oval pastedown in green border on cover, printed endpapers. Illustrated with color drawings by J. Montgomery Flagg and green floral decoration on each page. Covers lightly rubbed, mild foxing on preliminary pages, spine faded, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE. Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 76 pp

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14.
Carroll, Lewis  
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1901.
Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover Full brown cloth with color paste-on on front cover, embossed title on spine. Color fronticepiece, black and white illustrations by Peter Newell throughout. Fore-edge deckle. Some pages uncut. Spine moderately rubbed with some loss, slight wear to head and heel of spine, former owner's bookplate on ffep, both hinges split. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xvii), 192 pp

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15.
Donahey, Mary Dickerson.  
Best Tales for Children.

Publisher: Chicago: Albert Whitman and Co., 1924..
Fourth printing. A World-Wide Just Right Book. 172 pp. No dj. Corners bumped, spine ends worn, paper illustration on front panel has torn corner, p. 78 has repaired closed tear, o/w Fair to Good. Hard Cover. ISBN: Uldene Trippe

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16.
Garris, Howard R.  
Sammie and Susie Littletail
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Publisher: A.L. Burt 1910.
Condition: Good-. Hardcover. GOOD-. Brown/gray illustrated boards, no jacket, bagged for protection, approx. 5.5'' x 8'', heavy shelf wear, stains to covers, small bumps to corners, stains/light foxing to page edges.

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17.
Haweis, Rev. H. R., Illustrated by: Haweis, M. E.  
Pet; or, Pastimes and Penalties
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Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 0 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Pet explores the life of a little girl in 1870s America. Fifty illustrations by M. E. Haweis. 315 pages + 6 page listing of book for the young. Book is in GOOD condition; expected wear for a book of this age and genre, but no serious flaws. No dust jacket; decorated cover (see photo).

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18.
Henty, G.A.  
Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden
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Publisher: The Federal Book Company New York 1900.
Condition: Good-. Hardcover. GOOD-. Undated, circa 1900. Green decorated cloth boards with color illustrated title plate tipped on front cover, bagged for protection, approx. 5" x 7", 350 pages, hinge split title page and beginning pages, bumps/chips to corners, heavy fading exterior, heavy shelf wear, spine lean/roll, stains to page edges.

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19.
Hurlimann, Bettina.  
Three Centuries of Children's Books in Europe.

Publisher: Cleveland: World Publishing, 1968..
1st ed. Translated and edited by Brian W. Alderson. XVIII + 297 pp. VG in like dj(1/4" hole from rubbing on front fore-edge). Hard Cover. ISBN: European children's books; children's books in europe

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20.
John Bunyan  
The Pilgrim's Progress
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Publisher: Henry Altemus, Phila., 1895.
G+ cloth hardback, silver lettering, no DJ. Decorative cover with spine, edge and corner wear, a few chips and discolorations. Binding tight. End papers and pps are surprisingly VG. Owner's name inscribed inside back cover. 16mo, 147 pps with many illustrations plus list of publications. Altemus Young Peoples Library

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21.
Kellogg, Vernon, Illustrated by: Winter, Milo  
Nuova or The New Bee: A Story for Children from Five to Fifty
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920 Boston, MA.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall With songs by Charlotte Kellogg. "Most of what I have written about bees is true; what is not, does not pretend to be. Some of the true part sounds almost like a description of what human life might in some respects be, if certain social movements of to-day were followed out to their logical extreme. I suppose that in this likeness lies the moral of the book." Fifteen full-page illustrations, including full-color frontispiece. 150 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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22.
Lang, Andrew (editor), Illustrated by: Ford, H. J.  
The All Sorts of Stories Book

Publisher: Longmans,Green & Company New York, NY 1911.
377 pp, red boards with bright gilt fairies front & spine, 5 colour plates and many b/w illustrations. Collection of thirty stories. Some of the stories are: The Battle of the White Bull, The Serpents' Gift, The Vanishing of Bathurst, The Flight of the King, Aunt Margaret's Mirror, The Prisoner of the Chateau d'If, The Story of the Gold Beetle, Loreta Velazquez the Military Spy, The Sword of D'Artagnan, Little General Monk, The Wreck of the 'Drake' and others. slight wear to the edges, lightt damp stain along edges of the last 50 pages First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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23.
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, ed.  
The Blue True Story Book, ed. by Andrew Lang (adapted for school use) with 22 illustrations by H.J. Ford, Lucien Davis,

Publisher: London [etc.] Longmans, Green, and Co., 1923..
vi p., 1 l., 151 p. incl. front., illus. 19 cm. Title continues: "L. Speed, and L. Bogle. New impression." Series: Longmans' Supplementary Readers. Six stories divided into 43 chapters, the longest being of Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico. First printed, July, 1896. Stock# 102,193.

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24.
Leighton, John Jay  
Robert Royalton and his Covered Wagon: The Outdoor Book of Thrills, Life, Love and Romance that Will Live On
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Publisher: The Rochester Press, Rochester, NY.
Hardcover First Edition. Pages: 334. Condition: Good/None Edges rubbed; spine tight and text clean and unmarked; Gilt titling sharp on spine and front cover; light foxing on front boards. The Veteran's Son who fought his own battles with the power of inspiration and courted the woman he loved in a locomotive cab and on the banks of the Wabash; the spirit of a boy's journey West and into manhood; with wonderful b&w illustrations.

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25.
Leslie, Mrs. Madeline  
Howard and His Teacher, The Sister's Influence, and Other Stories
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Publisher: Shepard, Clark and Brown, 1859 Boston, MA.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall This book contains five mid-nineteenth century stories intended for juvenile readers. Published shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War, the stories have strong moral themes and offer an interesting look and childhood and home life of over 150 years ago. Illustrated with several full-page engravings. 244 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; this is an antiquarian copy and not a modern reprint. No dust jacket.

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26.
May, Sophie, [pseud. of Rebecca Sophia Clarke] 1833-1906.  
Little Prudy's Sister Susy / by Sophie May.

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, c1892..
189 p. : illus. ; 16 cm. First published 1864. Little Prudy Series. It was reported in 1892 that "before the advent of Prudy and her friends, children's books were wearisome, dull and priggish to an extent that the younger generations of today can scarcely realize." Sophie May was once called "the Dickens of the nursery" for her aim at writing books for children as young as six years old. Stock# 39,168. Good, soiled, 1907 gift inscription.

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27.
Meade, L. T.  
Wilful Cousin Kate: A Girl's Story
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Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, PA.
Hardcover. Pages: 392. Condition: Good/None Beautiful illustrated boards with spine edges fraying at head and heel; Spine slightly tilted; closed 1/4 tear to front free end page, separated at bottom edge; Gift inscription from 1905 in faded ink, else text unmarked. Binding very good. 8 Illus. by W. Rainey

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28.
Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956.  
Once On A Time, by A. A. Milne. Decorated by Charles Robinson.

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's sons, c1922..
xiv, 358 p. illus. 20 cm. "Second impression." "A fairy story for grown ups."--Introd. Milne's first book, written in 1915 and first published in 1917. Stock# 44,189. Vg / no dj.

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29.
Miss Mulock  
The Little Lame Prince and His Traveling-Cloak
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Publisher: A.L. Burt 1910.
Condition: Good+. Hardcover. GOOD+. Undated circa 1910. Blue cloth boards, no jacket, color frontispiece, bagged for protection, shelf wear, small bumps to corners, light stains/fading to page edges.

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30.
Olive Beaupre Miller, ed  
My Bookhouse - 12 Volumes
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Publisher: The Bookhouse for Children, Chicago, 1925-1932.
6-part series, each part consisting of 2 vols. G+ hardbacks with picture covers, ornate spines with gilt lettering. All 12 vols: tightly bound, covers scuffed, spines darkened, edges worn and somewhat darkened, corners bumped. Printed end papers browned. Pps slightly tanned. Considering age and use, still in great condition. Vol. 1: In the Nursery. Part 1, pub. 1925, 208 pp. Part 2, pub. 1925, 448 pp. Vol. 2: Up One Pair of Stairs. Part 1, pub. 1925, 216 pp. Part 2, pub. 1928, 448 pp. Vol. 3: Through Fairy Halls. Part 1, pub. 1928, 209 pp. Part 2, pub. 1928, 448 pp. Vol. 4: The Treasure Chest. Part 1, pub 1928, 250 pp. Part 2, pub. 1928, 448 pp. Vol. 5: From the Tower Window. Part 1, pub. 1932, 216 pp. Part 2, pub 1932, 428 pp. Vol. 6: The Latch Key. Part 1, pub. 1925, 220 pp. Part 2, pub. 1925, 448 pp with indices. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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31.
Rice, Alice Hegan  
Lovely Mary
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Publisher: The Century Company, NY, 1904.
Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover First published in February 1903, this appears to be a later (1904) printing. Publisher's full illustrated olive cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, green, red and white vignette on cover, fore-edge deckle. 12mo. xii, 197 pp. Illustrated with 18 full-page B&W drawings by Florence Scovel Shinn. Bried gift inscription dated June 23, 1905 on ffep, otherwise unmarked; two small dents in spine; slightly cocked; all text and illustrations bright and clean. VERY GOOD. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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32.
Seeley, E. L. (Emma Louisa)  
Belt and Spur : Stories of the Knights of the Middle Ages from the Old Chronicles / [Emma Louisa Seeley]

Publisher: New York : Scribner and Welford, 1883..
xii, 298 p., [16] leaves of color plates, illus., 19.5 cm. Preface signed (p.xii) E.L.S. Front cover has very nice red and gold Mounted Knight with "Stories of the Old Knights" in gold. Stories of battles & tournaments drawn from old chronicles. Stock# 41,768. Vg, even the spine is clean and crisp.

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33.
Shaw, Flora L. ( Louisa), [Lugard, Flora Louisa Shaw, lady,] 1852-1929.  
Hector : A Story / by Flora L. Shaw.

Publisher: Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1881..
340, [4] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm. Publisher's advertisements precede and follow text. Flora Shaw published five well regarded novels between 1878 and 1886, after which she devoted herself to journalism. In 1902, age 50, she married the colonial administrator, Sir Frederick Lugard, who was Governor of Hong Kong (1907–1912) and Governor-General of Nigeria (1914–1919). While they lived in Hong Kong she helped her husband to establish the University of Hong Kong and she proposed the name Nigeria. Stock# 102,503. Vgbound in publisher's embossed red cloth, spine darkened.

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34.
Swan, Annie S.  
Jack's Year of Trial
 Picture
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, 1890 London.
Book. Book condition: Fair to Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Upon the death of his father, Jack and his mother are forced to move in with his aunt and uncle in another town. 149 pages. Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition; wear to cover over spine and at bottom of spine; text pages clean. No dust jacket.

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35.
Thomas Hughes  
Tom Brown's School Days
 Picture
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, NY, 1890.
Fair+ cloth hardback, no DJ. Cover with faded spine, edge and corner wear, a few chips, discolorations. Front hinge broken, not loose. Front and back end papers and pages water marked on top, lightly tanned. Pps are VG considering age, slightly tanned. 12mo, 269 pps with line drawings.

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36.
Weeks, Arland D.  
CHILDREN OF THE PINES
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Publisher: Lyons And Carnahan, Chicago, 1926.
Good with no dust jacket. Hard Cover Hardcover. Publisher's embossed brown and green cloth boards, embossed picture of child rowing a boat. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. Pictorial endpapers. 8vo. (xii), 302 pp. Ex-Library, repaired and rebound by Reno County Library, library tape on corners and spine, checkout card pocket removed from rep, other usual markings, some minor stains, else good. GOOD. Arland D. Weeks was Dean of the School of Education, North Dakota Agricultural College, Fargo, ND. He is also the author of The Psychology of Citizenship, Yukon: The Silver Fox, The Avoidance of Fires, The Control of the Social Mind: Psychology of Economic and Political Relations, Psychology for Child Training and Playdays on Plum Blossom Creek. Ex-Library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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37.
Williams, Florence White, Illustrated by: Williams, Florence White  
The Tadwinkle Twins #2054

Publisher: Saalfield Pub. Co. Akron, OH.
unpaginated, white-red-green-brown SC wraps (linen paper), color illustrated front and back w/four color illustrations in the text and four blue-and-white illustrations. The story of Tom & Tim, the Tadwinkle twins & their adventures one day when they ran away. They met with the Tottywee folk and went to their party. ca 1920'S. book missing small triangular piece on front bottom edge 1/4". ca 1920's No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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