Those Smith Boys

Scarce children's baseball novel by Garis, best known for his Uncle Wiggly titles. First book from the scarce two book series on the Smith Boys. Illustrated frontispiece. Gift inscription and small library stamp on front endpaper. Covers show some soil and spotting, pages are generally clean. 5"x7.5" with 270 pages.

  • Those Smith Boys
  • Howard R. Garis
  • M. A. Donohue & Company, 1910

Berlin Diary

Shirer's famous work on Germany during the early years of World War II. Stated publication date of June 20, 1941. Very mild toning to endpapers, former owner's name present. Spine very slightly faded, faint spotting to outside edge.

  • Berlin Diary, The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941
  • William L. Shirer
  • Alfred A. Knopf, 1941

The Poems of Rudyard Kipling

Decorative anthology of Kipling's poem bound in flexible pebbled leather. Gilt titles on cover and spine, intricate gilt border along edges of endpapers. All edges gilt. Frontispiece is a portrait of Kipling, tissueguard intact. Includes a biographical sketch by Henry Ketcham. Some chipping to top and bottom of spine, mild edgewear. Overall a crisp and firm copy. 5 x 7.5 inches with 275 pages. 

  • The Poems of Rudyard Kipling
  • A.L. Burt / James Pott, 1900

The Life of Henry Ward Beecher

Biography of Beecher, American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery. Brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Arlington edition. Pages heavily browned, foxing, edge wear and soil. No date, ca. 1888. 5 x 7.5 inches with 162 pages.

  • The Life of Henry Ward Beecher
  • Hurst & Co.

Big Brother

Charming story of a 7 year old boy and his trick bear who travel with circus. The owner's name is in the inside front cover. Book is clean and crisp, a bit of browning to pages. Jacket is in good condition with edgewear and soil, now in mylar. 5 x 7.5 with 234 pages.

  • Clarence Hawkes
  • Griswold Tyng, illustrator
  • The Platt and Munk Company, 1943

Golden Tramp

Overall a very clean and crisp; pages only slightly browned. Vertical mark on cover. Stated first printing. Beacon #B272.

  • Golden Tramp
  • Daoma Winston
  • Beacon Books, 1959

Carnival Girl

Beacon B238. 186 pages. Pages edged in yellow. Appears unread; very minor wear to edges, pages have browned slighty. First Beacon edition. The seedy underbelly of carnival life - from the front cover: "A behind-the-scenes glimpse of tent-show life - of the tawdry glamor, the sordid lust, the sins and the scandals of girls trained to please."

  • Carnival Girl
  • Orrie Hitt
  • Beacon, 1959


This antique print measures 5.5 x 8.75 inches and comes from a disbound volume of "The Works of Lord Byron" published by Lippincott, Grambo and Co. in 1850.  Image of the title page is presented for reference and is not included in the sale.

This print is an engraving titled "Dudu" from a painting by W. Boxall.  Some mild browning in places, a bit of foxing.