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Playtime for Nancy.  Margaret O. Hyde Wonder Books New York 1951
Applied board cover, colorful illustrations by Doris Stolberg. Nancy is on vacation and wants to see and do everything. The story describes her weeks adventures. 8" x 6 1/2" slight wear on edges of cover
The Cottage Girl; or An Account of Ann Edwards and Ann and her Mother; or, the Sin of Falsehood.   American Sunday-School Union Philadelphia c 1848
51 pp, Marbled cover, The Cottage Girl 35pp, Frontispiece of female praying at bedside, full text; Ann and her Mother 16pp, full text with one image on first page; bound together, June 2016 OCLC-2. 5 3/4" x 3 1/2" heavy cover wear, light foxing throughout, the two individual books are bound together
Best in Children's Books, 40..   Nelson Doubleday, Inc New York 1960
160 pp. Pink applied stamped cover with printed dust jacket, illustrations and pictures throughout-style varies depending on story. A collection of children's stories by various authors, this volume (40) includes: With Dorothy in Oz by L. Frank Baum, Roger and the Fox by Lavinia R. Davis, The Wishes retold by Sara Cone Bryant, Let's Go to Scandinavia, Page, Squire and Knight by Eva March Tappan, Plants to Have Fun With by Millicent E. Selsam, Master of all Masters retold by Joseph Jacobs, The Fountain of Youth retold by James Baldwin, Mr. Murdle's Large Heart by Margery Williams Bianco, A Farmyard Song, Ulysses S. Grant: The General Who Hated War by Smith Burnham, and Prehistoric Animals of North America. 8 3/4" x 5 3/4" slight wear on dust jacket
Charlotte ZolotowThe Storm BookHarper & Brothers.New York.1952
unpaginated. Illustrated applied cover, color illustrations by Margaret Bloy Graham, 1953 Caldecott Honor Book. A little boy in the country watches a storm and asks his mother about the thunder and lightning. a young man in the city watches a storm from his window. An old fisherman out on the edge of the water hears the thunder. A young husband herding sheep shelters under a tree while his wife watches out the window holding their baby. 10 1/4" x 7 1/4". wear on cover, inscribed with date, possibly former library copy-has a 'J' on back cover and what looks like torn out library card holder
Wouldst Know Thyself
63pp. Applied paper hardcover. Black and white engravings. 2 intact edged tears. Engaging imagery on healthy and unhealth posture,reading lessons in physiology, skeletons, organs and more. Measures 4 3/4" x 7 1/2".
Beatrice Bradshaw Brown. A Paris Pair: Their Day's Doings? E.P. Dutton & Co. New York. 1923
59 pp. Applied illustrated cover over cloth spine, color illustrations by Barbara Haven Brown. A story of brother and sister, Jean and Jeanette, and their daily routine. A poem begins with the time of day, beginning with eight o'clock and is then followed by an illustrated page. The day ends with twenty o'clock. Occasionally words written in French. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4".  staining, binding, sewn inner binding has come apart
William L. Price, Frank S. Guild Model Houses for Little Money With an Additional Chapter on Doors and Windows. Doubleday, Page & Company.New York.1904
This book is intent on making it easier for a person to decide the design of their house by offering detailed examples complete with illustrations to best guide the decision. 193 pages, hardcover. It is broken up by area (suburban, city, lot area), price (the lowest for $1,000, the highest for $4,000), there are options for everyone looking to create their own place. Including floor plans for Churches and Cabins. There is also the addition suggestion for remodeling doors and the importance of windows. All the suggestions come with little narrative explanations that offer some personal opinions as well as advice. Doing their part for American homeownership, designing your own house has never been simpler. Includes full page illustrations and floor plans throughout. Measures 6" x 4". .
Frank and the Farmer.   Merriam & Moore Troy, NY
12 pp. Illustrated paper cover, wood cut illustrations throughout, frontispiece, "The Edgeworth Toys" Story of a boy, Frank, who learns about farming, flowers, haying, animals, honey bees are highlighted. 6" x 4" pencil inscription, foxing throughout, one stain that has bleed through, cover illustration was colored
Manuscript Bookplate with Calligraphy Decoration - Samuel B Stilwell's Book
A 2 1/2" x 3 7/8" manuscript bookplate reading "Samuel B Stilwell's Book - New Paltz June 28 1832 for Sam Stilwell  By Steph Stilwell. Stephen is presumably Samuel's brother.  Calligraphy decorative devices and flowers.  Reverse is blank.