Uncle Wiggily's Automobile

Front color cover paste-down by Campbell. Color illustrations by Louis Wisa. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Pages are clean, a little cover soil. 217 pages.

  • Uncle Wiggily's Automobile
  • Howard R. Garis
  • A. L. Burt Company, 1913

Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout

Original printing of this children's series book. 5 x 7.5 hard cover book. Black lettering on the tan spine with an illustrated cover. Another adventure in the Tom Swift series by Victor Appleton. 216 pages. Original tan boards. Gift inscription. Light wear. Tight binding. Series titles list to this book.

  • Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout
  • Victor Appleton
  • Grosset & Dunlap, 1910

The Sketch Book

This antique hardcover book (circa 1880s -- no date of publication given) is bound in green marbled boards with 3/4 brown leather. Spine has gilt embossed leaf designs and gilt lettering on a brown spine label.Book is in good condition with some foxing, faded spine, wear and soil.. Frontispiece is a tissue-covered black-and-white plate illustrating the story. 337 pages; approx. 5"x7".

  • Washington Irving
  • A.L. Burt

A New and Complete History of the Holy Bible

"As contained in the Old and New Testaments, from the creation of the world to the full establishment of Christianity; containing a clear, and comprehensive account of every remarkable transaction recorded in the sacred scriptures during a period of upward of four thousand years.  With copious notes, critical and explanatory, forming an illustrated commentary of the sacred text.  Part 1: The Old Testament History.  Part 2: The New Testament History."

Illustrated with numerous engravings.  672 pages.  Dark cloth cover with bright gilt lettering and decoration.  Spine ends and corners are worn, heaviest at bottom.  Front inner hinge is loosening.  Pages show some foxing, but are generally clean.

  • A New and Complete History of the Holy Bible
  • Robert Sears, general editor
  • Robert Sears Publisher, 1847

Origin of Cultivated Plants

This book is part of the International Scientific Series and looks at the origins of cultivated plants. Book is in good condition with usual ex-library markings, sticker remnant,tanned page, foxing, removed front endpaper, wear and soil. 5 x 8 with 468 indexed pages.

  • Origin of Cultivated Plants
  • Aphonse De Candolle
  • D. Appleton and Company, 1885

Pride and Prejudice

Small form Heritage Press edition of Austen's classic. 5.5 x 8.5 inches with 411 pages. Illustrations by Helen Sewell. Includes "Sandglass" pamphlet, no slipcase. Foxing to all edges, no writing or markings. Binding tight.

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Jane Austen
  • Heritage Press. 1940

The Hunter and Trapper

6.5x4.25 inches.  91 pages.  Dark brown cover with gilt lettering, same on spine.  Spine faded. Owner's name on front innerboard and front endpapers.  Edgewear. Browned pages.   Illustrated in black and white engravings.  How to hunt many different animals including the marten, the mink, the pocket gopher, the bear, the honey bee and more.  How to dress and tan skins and furs, and much more.  

  • The Hunter and Trapper
  • Halsey Thrasher
  • Orange Judd and Company, 1868
  • First Edition

Boulder Reveries

This antique hardcover book is bound in dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on the front and spine. Cover has some silverfishing at the foredge, discolored spine, edgewear and soil. Illustrated with black-and-white photos, this book pays homage to Thoreau, offering reflections on nature, mankind and so forth, "written in an old woods-pasture in Central-Western Illinois." 230 pages, including index; approx. 5"x7".

  • W.S. Blatchley
  • The Nature Publishing Co., 1906
  • First Edition