Andersen's Fairy Tales


9.25 x 6.25 inches.  327 pages.  Tan, color illustrated cover.  Green and tan designed spine with black lettering. Some cover spoting. Color illustrated slipcase with black lettering, lightly soiled.  Nicely illustrated in black and white and color drawings.  Includes the stories:  The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes, Great Claus and Little Claus, The Garden of Paradise, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and many more.  Text is clean, binding is tight. No writing or markings.



  • Andersen's Fairy Tales
  • Hans Christian Andersen; Translated by E.V. Lucas, H. B. Paull
  • Arthur Szyk, illustrator
  • Grosset & Dunlap, 1945





The Prince and the Pauper


This book is bound in blue and white boards with a white spine and silver spine lettering. Included is original gray paper-covered slipcase. Slipcase has some fading, light soil, wear; book's spine has light soil, light foxing to endpapers, but is otherwise clean. With color illustrations by Clarke Hutton throughout, a nice edition of Twain's classic story. 221 pages, including notes; approx. 7"x9".



  • THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
  • Mark Twain
  • Clarke Hutton, illustrator
  • The Heritage Press, 1964




An Old, Old Story Book


A collection of Bible stories specially retold for children. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Covers show some soil and wear, spine shows heaviest soil. Foxing throughout, pages slightly wavy. Binding is tight.  6.5"x8.5" with 295 pages.



  • An Old, Old Story Book: Compiled from The Old Testament
  • Eva March Tappan
  • Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910




How I Cook It

Southern U.S. cook Virginia McDonald collects some of her most popular recipes in the small, compact vintage cookbook. Introduction by Duncan Hines. Clean green cloth covers,  textblock shows some light soil. Jacket is included; fair condition with heavy wear and tear, soil. 256 indexed pages, 4.5 x 7.5 with 256 indexed pages. Book club dot on read cover.


  • How I Cook It
  • Virginia McDonald
  • Frank Glenn Publishing Co., 1949




The Age of Fable

Bulfinch's fables as told by Edgar Lee, multi-syllable words broken down by syllable for younger readers. Blue cloth hardcover with black illustrations on front cover. Some light soil and wear, hinges a bit worn. 6.5 x 8 with 94 pages.


  • THE AGE OF FABLE IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
  • Thomas Bulfinch; Edgar Lee
  • Carl Tracy Hawley, Illustrator
  • Saalfield Publishing Co., 1905




The Words

Sartre's curious and groundbreaking autobiography. 5.5 x 8.5 hardcover with 255 pages. Translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman. Book is in good condition with owner's name, tanned pages, wear and soil.


  • The Words
  • Jean-Paul Sartre
  • George Braziller, 1964




Puss-In-Boots, Jr. And Tom Thumb


An interesting literary romp with stops to visit Rapunzel, The Three Bears, Mary's Little Lamb and other beloved fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Large color paste-down illustration by Rhoda Chase on cover over green cloth. Very clean and crisp copy, just some light soil and wear. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 5 x 7 with 133 pages. From the Twilight Tales series.



  • Puss-In-Boots, Jr., And Tom Thumb
  • David Cory
  • Harper & Brothers, 1921





Short Novels of Colette


Pages are generally clean, hinges are tight. Owner's name on front endpaper. Cover has some light wear and soil, a few spots of white paint. Book club dot on rear cover. Contains six complete novels by Colette: Cheri, The Last of Cheri, The Other One, Duo, The Cat and The Indulgent Husband. 5.5"x8" with 733 pages.



  • Short Novels of Colette
  • Colette; Introduction By Glenway Wescott
  • The Dial Press, 1951




The Immoralist


English language edition of Gide's classic novel. Spine is sunned, otherwise a nice clean copy. 5 x 7.5 inches with 205 pages.



  • The Immoralist
  • Andre Gide
  • Alfred A. Knopf, 1948