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1 Brown, Henry Collins City of New York
New York J. F. Tapley Co. 1917 Buckram Very Good + No Jacket Issued Jacket 
Small (2 1/2" x 3 1/2") book with history of New York plus many statistics, illustrated throughout with b&w photographs from private collections. Some of the photos are early 1900's but many are New York in the 1800's. 287 pages, unmarked. Binding is dark green with lettering and coat-of-arms in gilt on the front cover. Top edge gilt, very light edgewear on cover. A fascinating little book. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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2 Burns, Robert Poems and Songs
New York Robert K. Haas, Inc. Leather Very Good No Jacket Issued Jacket 
No date, early 1920's, bright red leather binding.. Book is approximately 4" x 3", interior pagers clean and bright. Front and back endpapers browned due to touching the leather cover. Title and decoration embossed on the front cover, Little Luxart Library embossed on the back. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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A Christmas Story, Chalmers, Mary
3 Chalmers, Mary A Christmas Story
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 Hardcover Good 
Approx. 4" x 3 3/4". Gift inscription, pages slightly soiled. Bound in red cloth with wear on outer edges and light soiling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Child Lore a Selection of Folk Legends and Rhymes, Edited
4 Edited Child Lore a Selection of Folk Legends and Rhymes
New York Frederick A. Stokes and Brother Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Issued Jacket 
Small book (2 1/4' x 3 1/2"), 128 pages, containing 32 tales from many world cultures. There is a red border around each page. Floral endpapers. 3/4 of the half-title page is separated from the binding. this page contains a gift inscription dated December 25, '90. there are no other markings. Ivory boards with gold lettering on the front, red cloth spine and decorative red cord tied through two holes in the front cover. A little discolotation on front endpaper opposite cord. All edges gilt. No date, circa late 1800's. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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5 Nister, Ernest Little Dolls: An Antique Moving Picture Book
New York Philomel 1991 0399221077 / 9780399221071 Hardcover Fine 
3 1/4" x 3 1/4" mini book with pictures that change with the pull of a tab. Reproduction of an early Nister book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Rojany, Lisa; McGuire, Leslie Birthday
Kansas City, MO Andrews McMeel Pub 1995 0836230515 / 9780836230512 Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
3 1/4" x 3 3/4", one pop and one envelope to open. Jacket is price-clipped 
Price: 10.00 USD
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My Sister, A Treasury of Companionship (Mimi Pop-Up, Rojany, Lisa; McGuire, Leslie
7 Rojany, Lisa; McGuire, Leslie My Sister, A Treasury of Companionship (Mimi Pop-Up
Kansas City, MO Andrews McMeel Pub 1995 1561385549 / 9781561385546 Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
2 3/4"" x 3 1/4" 
Price: 13.00 USD
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8 Stevenson, Robert Louis Will O' the Mill and Markheim
New York Robert K. Haas, Inc. Leather Very Good + No Jacket Issued Jacket 
No date, early 1920's, bright red leather binding.. Book is approximately 4" x 3", interior pagers clean and bright. Front and back endpapers browned due to touching the leather cover. Title and decoration embossed on the front cover, Little Luxart Library embossed on the back. Back top corner bent. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Unknown Amen
Staple Near Fine No Jacket Issued Jacket 
Lovely full-color lithographs accompanied by scripture quotes. Unpaginated, (8 pages), Book is 2 1/2" x 3 1/8"., 2 interior illustrations plus front and back cover. Staple bound. No date or printing information, but was purchased with other books of similar style and shpe, printed by E. Nister, 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Book of Sports; General Marion and Other Stories, Unknown
10 Unknown Book of Sports; General Marion and Other Stories
Leavitt & Allen 125. Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Issued Jacket 
Small (2 1/2" x 4") volume, bound in blue with embossed design on front and back, Spine is gilt, which is worn in the middle, there is a 2' split in the cloth where the spine folds. Corner are sharp. Two books of 16 pages each bound together. Unmarked, pages lightly tanned. Hand-colored illustrations throughout, 11 in the first part, 9 in the second part. Games in the first part include leap frog, stilts, plank and others. The stories in the second part are all about military figues and include General Winfield Scott and General Mercer. No date, circa 1850. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 Unknown Little Story Books (Boxed)
New York John H. Eggers 1917 Staple Very Good No Jacket Issued Jacket 
4 tiny story books in original box. Each book 2 1/4" x 2 3/4", with 4 three-color illustrations in each. Box has an illustration on the front with this verse ' Here are little story books that I am sending you, I hope you'll like the stories and colored pictures, too!'. Box has darkened with age and is worn at edges. Books are staple bound, titles are "East of the Sun and West of the Moon", "Pied Piper", "Gorgon's Head" and " Ali Baba", all in VG+ condition save for "Ali Baba" which has a tiny bite out of the edge (does not effect text or illustrations). 
Price: 47.00 USD
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12 Unknown Upward
New York E. P. Dutton & Co. Wraps Near Fine 
Lovely full-color lithographs accompanied by scripture quotes. Unpaginated, (8 pages), pages are sewn, book is 2 3/8" x 2 5/8"., 2 interior illustrations plus front and back cover. Printed by E. Nister of Nuremberg (Bavaria), 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Unnkown Famous Men of Britain
Boston G. W. Cottrell, Publisher Hard Cover Good No Jacket Issued Jacket 
Small book (3" x 3 3/4") bound in red cloth with golt decoration on the front and spine. Spine lettering is faded but readable. All edges gold. Each brief biography has a b&w illustration opposite. The very top portion of the sewn binding has let go, thus the binding is loose. 96 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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