Les Gourmandises de Charlotte. BimK ; preface by M. Edouard Pailleron. Yellow cloth backed green glazed boards with vignettes of Charlotte: tiny, overstuffed, and healed; on the back, Zozor, the pug, sitting in a cracked sugar egg; 8. Charlotte, a rather spoiled little girl of four years, decides she will eat nothing but sweets.
As the doctor predicts, she becomes smaller and smaller, going through all sorts of adventures until at last she reforms and vows to eat everything in sight. That doesn't work either, and she resolves at last to eat a healthy diet. Wonderful pictures of a stubborn little girl in her elegant surroundings. Written very amusingly by a young mother. Samary was also an actress in the Comedie Francaise and a subject of Renoir's paintings; she suffered a violent death at the age of Job's charming paintings are in a lighter style similar to Boutet de Monvel.
G -; boards and spine are worn, bottom corners bent, darkened and soiled, binding is loose with threads showing, paper darkening a bit, but clean and flat; dark foxing on one spread from an inserted paper, now gone; in general, read and reread but treated with care.
The Dark Beyond the Bridge (The Foxglove Corners Series Book Book 24)
Scull, ; both outside covers are "Good Times for the Home," 4to; sample pages of all five books bound as one volume with their front boards, containing photos, chromolithos, drawings, the whole being about 1" thick. Salesman's sample dummy. Quite a view of turn-of-the-century home entertainment!
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Nursery Rhymes from Bohemia. New York: Robert M. Szalatnay, translator, New York, ; verses by Anna V. Winslow; blue cloth backed blue paper boards with large yellow mums in vase containing title; yellow green bordered endpapers with basket of flowers in center, 9. Little rhymes, some of which must be traditional, on brightly bordered pages with intricate bordered illustrations of traditional country life in primary colours.
See illus inside front cover. VG; rubs to white on board edges and corners and very slight scuffing near edges, else very bright and clean. What perfect illustrations for Sophie, a lively, hot-tempered, greedy little girl living a privileged life in France almost two hundred years ago! Sophie found herself in the midst of many woes of her own making, like the time she decided to salt her mother's goldfish and cut them in little slices. VG; light even soil on soft white paper boards, corners very bumped and worn through, all else clean and flat.
Lothrop, , 1st edition. Green cloth elaborately stamped, gilt titles and children, red accents; pp.bursrolrakep.gq
Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert
A pretty edition of this series about a poor but contented family. Very Good VG ; clean, slight bumps to extremities. Willie Winkie's Nursery Songs of Scotland.
Silsbee has made available verses written for Scottish children a few years previously, trying to retain "the racy terseness so often weakened by a translation. VG; pencil inscription, large bookplate of a owner, shiny area on spine, perhaps from his cataloguing label, wear to corners and espc spine ends, pages darkening a bit, tight, straight, and clean. Cornelli, a Story of the Swiss Alps. Stork with an introduction by Charles Wharton Stork. Red cloth with quarter buff back and stamped gold children, teg, with 14 tipped in col plates as issued on buff mats, light grey endpapers with decorated borders and small pictures, 4 different spreads of light green page decorations; pp.
Mademoiselle Pimbeche. Paris: J. Delightful, large illustrations tell the story of an unbearably bossy and fussy little girl, who is sent to live in the countryside for a week by her wise mother. Though she resists at first, she becomes a simple and natural child. Stahl ends with a plea to send the poor children of Paris on country vacations.
A Child's Garden of Verses. Red cloth boards with large white panel with children on parade, blue and white border, yellow edges all around, 8. A familiar volume in the 40's and 50's. Very lively pictures, many in bright, flat colour. Little Tommy Stuffin. Staunton, VA: Schultz, An amusing fabric binding that appears stuffed, with a plate with red-haired Tommy on it.
No interior illustrations. Stories from Old Fashioned Children's Books.
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London: Leadenhall Press, , 1st edition. Navy cloth with gilt picture and title, top edge gilt, small 8vo: pages including ads. Reproductions of earlier little books. Bratri Mravenci, pravdive vypsani mnoha probehu ze zivota broucku motylu a mravencu. Many intricate drawings of real and fantastic insects, finely decorated capitals. VG; edges of boards worn, white cover darkening, as is paper inside, however flat and clean.
Vrabec Tulak, pravdive vpsani ze zivota ptaku.
Extraordinary paintings by the Slovak? The stories, by a well know author of tales, seem to be about bird society, with dressed and outfitted birds with the expressions of wild birds. A wonderful book for a bird lover, even if your Czech is nonexistent. VG; edgewear to white underlay, and some rubbing, paste-on plate clean, pages browning but clean and flat, a few pages near the back have top corners bumped, which does affect the margin of one plate.
Rainy Day Pastimes.
Boston: The Page Company, ; beveled boards with stamped red, black, and maroon titles and picture of a little girl looking at a book, JWS initials ; 7. Over illustrations, diagrams. An excellent classroom or homeschool resource, originally written for teachers and parents. The many straw and card necklaces, cut snowflakes, stencils, bead weavings and paper woven borders in this book have passed out of use and the patterns are no longer available. They would be great ways to insert a little art and design into the math or NCLB writing classroom.
G -; name, cream boards very darkened and soiled, corner tips and spine ends worn through cloth, handling soil on prelims, spine dark, two half inch margin tears, otherwise this is all flat and clean, secure in binding. Clair de Lune and Other Troubadour Romances. George C. Curtis, Ltd.
Tan cloth with pasted-on plate of couple in boat surrounded by gilt and brown stamped frame, teg, w. The Book of the Animal Kingdom; Mammals. London: Dent and New York: Dutton, Embossed gold, white, and blue stamped polar bear on olive boards; pp. Fourteen coloured and plain plates chiefly from photographs of the living animals. VG; bottom edge of spine worn through, top spine rubbed, foxed area on front endpaper, tissue guards present, clean copy.
Nestlings of Forest and Marsh. Chicago: A. Green cloth boards with stamped picture, black birch outline and white nestlings, 12 full page photogravure and many illustrations from photos in text; 5. Nature stories of nests and nestlings, not necessarily meant for children, written from the experiences of the author and her husband in the countryside north of Chicago.
VG; pail one inch spot on back.
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The Toys' Adventures at the Zoo. NY: Macmillan, , 1st. Little Elephant. A charming little book!