The Bachelor's Christmas

A collection of stories by Robert Grant that includes: The Bachelor's Christmas, An Eye for an Eye, In Fly-time, Richard and Robin, The Matrimonial Tontine Benefit Association and By Hook or Crook. Book is in good condition with edgewear, owner's name, light soil, faded spine and browned title page. Signatures slightly loose. 5 x 7.5 inches with 309 pages. Illustrated.
  • The Bachelor's Christmas and Other Stories
  • Robert Grant
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895

Tom Swift and His Airline Express

Another adventure in the Tom Swift series by Victor Appleton.  Black lettering on the tan spine with an illustrated four panel cover. 5 x 7.5 with 218 pages. Lists all books in series to this title opposite title page. Some light wear and soil, heavier on rear cover. Former owner's name present.
  • Tom Swift and His Airline Express
  • Victor Appleton
  • Grosset and Dunlap, 1926

Charles Darwin - The Naturalist as a Cultural Force

Biography of Darwin the naturalist. Book has a tan and blue jacket with black lettering on the front and spine. Jacket is edgeworn; chipped, browned at spine. Bookplate on front inner board; pages browned at edges. Text block clean. 124 pages, including index; approx. 5"x8".
  • Paul B. Sears
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950
  • First edition

The Book of Common Prayer

Handsome antique edition of The Book of Prayer bound in full black tooled leather, protected with a brass metal clasp. Gilt all edges, titles on spine in gilt. Some wear to edges, rubbing to leather. Pages a bit browned, some mild general wear and soil. Former owner's name and short biography and history of the owner and book. 3.25 x 5 inches. The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of The Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of The Protestant Episcopal Church of The United States of America.
  • The Book of Common Prayer
  • The Protestant Episcopal Church
  • T. Nelson and Sons, 1856

Sing For Christmas

Wonderful collection of Christmas carols and the stories behind the songs, illustrated in color and black and white by Gustaf Tenggren, well-known for his work at Disney. 8.5 x 11.5 inches with 127 pages. Includes Away in a Manger, Joy to the World, Deck The Hall, Silent Night and more. 4th printing of 1952. Soil to covers. Wear to edges, heaviest at corners. Two small music library stamps. Tape remnants appear on pages 46, 78 and 122.
  • Sing For Christmas
  • Opal Wheeler
  • Gustaf Tenggren, illustrator
  • E.P. Dutton, 1952

The Night Before Christmas

The Christmas classic brought to life by Fujikawa's wonderful color illustrations. 8.5 x 11.5 inches. Covers show a bit of rubbing, former owner's stamp on front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Binding tight.
  • The Night Before Christmas
  • C. Clement Moore
  • Gyo Fujikawa, illustrator
  • Barnes & Noble, 1999

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

This book is bound with a gray-green cloth spine and gilt spine lettering. Cover is heather-gray paper with gray-green lettering. Slipcase is heather-gray with allover design of flies and bees. Book is unmarked and tight, just some mild wear and soil. Slipcase included, shows some light soil. 208 pages; approx. 6"x9".
  • A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co., 1966