The Wonders of Nature and Providence Displayed

This antique hardcover first edition is bound in brown leather boards, with gilt bands on the spine and gilt lettering on a red leather label. Some foxing; leather somewhat worn, and dry in spots. Priest's controversial work is believed by some scholars to have provided inspiration for parts of the Book of Mormon. Priest offers a catalogue of nature's "wonders," including animals real and imagined, as well as some of the more extraordinary works and abilities of man, all in an aim to show the ways in which God continues to exert his influence on the world. 600 pages; approx. 6"x8".

  • The Wonders of Nature and Providence Displayed
  • Josiah Priest
  • Self published, 1825

Following the Guidon

This antique hardcover book is bound in green cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the front and spine, and a color cover decoration of a flag. Cover is edgeworn, with some soil; bookplate on front inner board from private, 19th-century library; occasional soil within, but most pages clean. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, this book describes General Custer's march into Indian territory, written by Custer's wife, Elizabeth. 341 pages; approx. 5"x7".

  • Following the Guidon
  • Elizabeth B. Custer
  • Harper & Brothers, 1890

Lefty o' the Big League

This is a collection of four books in one volume from "The Big League Series" and includes: Lefty o' the Bush; Lefty o' the Big League; Lefty o' the Blue Stockings; Lefty o' the Training Camp. No Date, inscription is dated 12-25-33. Book is in good condition with gift inscription, wear, soil and faded spine. About 500 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches.

  • Lefty o' the Big League
  • Burt L. Standish
  • Grosset and Dunlap

Hymn Treasures

Beautiful book containing the stories and histories of some of the most treasured hymns. Contains some lyrics, no music. Book is in very good condition with tight hinges and bright gilt, light edge and spine end wear and light soil. 5 x8 with 183 pages.

  • Hymn Treasures
  • Grace Morrison Everett
  • Jennings and Graham, 1905

A Child's Garland of Verses

This antique hardcover book is bound in tan cloth pictorial boards with black spine lettering. Cover has a colorful illustration of a little girl sitting at her grandmother's knee. Back top edge is chewed a bit; small tear on P. 106; mostly a clean copy. This classic for children contains short verses and rhymes. 106 pages; approx. 5"x7".

  • A Child's Garland of Verses
  • Eugene Field
  • R.F. Fenno and Co., 1901

A Cook Book For Nurses

This book is bound in brown cloth boards, with black lettering on the front (no spine letters). Some mild cover wear and soil; stain on rear cover; pages generally clean. Hill, formerly a cooking instructor at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, provides a variety of recipes for patients convalescing from illness. 76 pages, including index; approx. 5"x8".

  • A Cook Book For Nurses
  • Sarah C. Hill
  • M. Barrows and Co., 1933

Sick Room Thoughts and Gleanings

This unusual antiquarian book features one woman's thoughts "gleaned from the sick room." The author attempts to share the wisdom she gained and the hardships she endures while confined to her bed with an illness. Book laid out in a journal style. Book is in good condition with browned pages, title page loosening, cover wear, and soil. 4th edition, scarce. 142 pages, 5 x 8.

  • Sick Room Thoughts and Gleanings
  • Maggie P. Anderson
  • E. J. Armstrong, 1897

New York Standard Guide

This travel guide has a white soft cover with dark blue lettering and a cover illustration of the Statue of Liberty.Wear and soil, lower edge of front cover creased; inner pages very faintly tanned, but most are clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos, this handbook of New York City includes a fold-out map at rear, showing the New York City region on one side and a transit map on the other. 124 pages, plus street directory and advertisements; approx. 5"x7".

  • The Foster & Reynolds Co., 1924