The American Medical Digest

This antique hardcover bound magazine has brown cloth boards with 3/4 brown leather details, gilt spine lettering and decoration.  Fair condition: boards are worn and a bit warped, soiled; edgewear; gilt lettering bright; inner pages tanned but clean save occasional underlining and notes on front endpaper; some general stains, wear, and soil.  Contains three sections: Medicine, Surgery, and Diseases of Women and Children.  Some small illustrations; contents fully indexed.  Sections numbered separately; approx. 600 pages; 7"x9".
  • John C. Lester, Editor
  • H. Campbell & Co., 1885

All Falling Down

Wonderful illustrated picture book - Gene Zion's first and a 1952 Caldecott Honor winner. All about things that fall - except Jimmy, who doesn't because Daddy catches him. 8 x 11 inches, fully illustrated. Unpaginated, about 30 pages, Some wear to edges, mild soil. Stray mark on front cover. Gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise a clean and unmarked copy.
  • All Falling Down
  • Gene Zion
  • Margaret Bloy Graham, illustrator
  • Harper & Brothers, 1951


Winner of the 1955 Caldecott Medal for illustration, Brown's images and words transform Perrault's classic for modern readers. Gift inscription is dated Christmas, 1954. Copyright page states 1954 with the Scribner's "A." 8 x 10 inches with about 30 pages, unpaginated. Some light edgewear, heaviest at lower corners and spine. Bottom of text block some some faint wrinkling. Overall a good clean copy.
  • Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper
  • Charles Perrault
  • Marcia Brown (translator/illustrator)
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954
  • First edition

The Pink Hat

Charming children's book, young Penelope learns the value of taking care of your things. Pink cloth boards with illustrations throughout. 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Unpaginated, about 30 pages. Mild soil, some light edgewear. Gift inscription dated 1958 on front free endpaper.
  • The Pink Hat
  • Velma Ilsley
  • J.B. Lippincott Company, 1956

Lorna Doone

Lovely two-volume set is bound in red cloth boards, with gilt spine lettering and intricate gilt decor on front covers. Original red cloth jackets with gilt spine lettering are included with both volumes. Jackets show some soil and wear along edges, books show very minor edgewear; mostly clean copies. Black-and-white plates illustrate this complete two-volume set of Blackmore's classic romance novel. Each is approx. 500 pages, 6"x8".
  • Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor
  • R.D. Blackmore
  • Henry T. Coates & Co.

Felix Holt

This antique hardcover book is bound in red cloth boards, with decorative gilt lettering on the spine and an embossed logo on the front cover. Spine slightly faded; a few spots on cover; inner pages browned, but clean. 444 pages; approx. 5"x7". Everyman's Library.
  • Felix Holt, the Radical
  • George Eliot
  • E.P. Dutton & Co. / J.M. Dent, 1917

Jonathan and His Continent

This antique hardcover book is bound in brown and green cloth boards, with decorative gilt lettering on the front and spine, and illustrations. Cover soil, edgewear. Corners are bumped; pages somewhat browned. Name written on front endpaper. Top page edge gilt. This fictionalized account of America as seen through the eyes of an Englishman offers a humorous and at times satirical account of American life before the turn of the 19th century. 313 pages; appox. 5"x7".
  • Jonathan and His Continent
  • Max O'Rell and Jack Allyn
  • Casselll & Company, 1889