Kept For The Master's Use



This antique hardcover book is bound in white cloth boards with a richly decorated cover. No spine lettering; cover has gilt lettering with a floral and pedestal motif, paired with a gilt-patterned field decorated with colorful daisies and a scene of the countryside. Cover has some soil, mostly at spine; inner pages are browned, but clean. Corners bumped, edges show some wear. A book of religious devotion. 160 pages; approx. 4"x7".
  • KEPT FOR THE MASTER'S USE
  • Frances Ridley Havergal
  • Henry Altemus Co., 1895





Sesame and Lilies



Handsome edition of Ruskin's lectures on the natures and duties of men and women. 4.5 x 6.5 inches with 241 pages. Book shows edgewear, browned pages, general wear and soil. Some signatures a bit loose.

  • SESAME AND LILIES
  • John Ruskin
  • H. M. Caldwell Co., 1890






Peggy Raymond's Vacation



Wonderful decorative copy of this entry in the Peggy Raymond series. In 1890, Smith became Boston Public Schools first African-American teacher, where she taught until 1917 before turning to writing full time. Her publisher later recruited Smith to continue the Pollyanna series after Eleanor Porter's death. She wrote four more books for the series including Pollyanna and the Orange Blossoms and Pollyanna's Debt of Honor. Book is clean and crisp, a bit of fading to the gilt decoration. Dust jacket shows heavy wear and soil, tears, etc. Six illustrations by John Goss. 5.25"x8" with 324 pages. 4th Printing.
  • Peggy Raymond's Vacation
  • Harriet Lummis Smith
  • John Goss, illustrator
  • L. C. Page & Company, 1913









Bible Readings for the Home Circle



Anthology of Bible passages with nearly 300 illustrations. Decorative green cloth covers with gilt decoration, marbled edges. Decorative illustrated endpapers. Nice copy, pages are clean and crisp, hinges are tight. A touch of soil to covers. 6"x8.5" with 794 indexed pages.
  • Bible Readings for the Home Circle
  • Review & Herald Publishing Association, 1923









When Valmond Came to Pontiac



This antique hardcover book is bound in dark green cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the spine and gilt decoration on the front and back covers. Spine gilt is slightly dull, with some wear; top page edge gilt; bookplate on front endpaper; tanned pages, front hinge starting. 222 pages; approx. 4"x7". Stated second edition.
  • WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC: THE STORY OF A LOST NAPOLEON
  • Gilbert Parker
  • Stone & Kimball, 1895





Circling the Globe in Stories of Travel



Decorative antiquarian tour of the world with charming descriptions and historical accounts of all the countries. Illustrated. Tanned pages, foxing to the foredge, corners a bit bumped. General wear, and soil. 320 pages, 7 x 9.5 inches.
  • Circling the Globe in Stories of Travel : A Grand Panorama of History in Story and Picture
  • International Publishing Company, 1896







The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life



Ace #F-345. Cover art by Jack Gaughan. Nice clean and crisp copy, pages a bit browned. Approximately 4 x 7 inches with 124 pages.
  • The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life
  • Homer Eon Flint
  • Ace Books, 1965



The Powers of Coroners and Constables



This antique hardcover law book is bound in tan leather with maroon and black leather spine labels, lettered in gilt. Cover has some wear, page edges are browned; owner's name (William H. Crocker, M.D., Columbia County, N.Y.) on front endpaper. Some age spots and soil. 224 pages, including index; approx. 6"x9".
  • THE POWERS, DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF CORONERS AND CONSTABLES WITH NOTES OF JUDICIAL DECISIONS, AND PRACTICAL FORMS, ADAPTED TO ALL THE STATES
  • Borden D. Smith
  • Weare C. Little & Co., 1883