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Dei Kleine Seehjungfrau [The Little Mermaid]

By: (Wulfing, Sulamith) Anderson, Hans Christian

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Sulamith Wulfing: 1953

Seller ID: 10501


1st ed. Self-published by Wulfing in 1953. Limited printing and now scarce. German text. The suite of illustrations consists of 8 color images and 8 monotone illustrations. Bound in gold-stamped cardboard cover. Interior is clean and bright; light surface wear and light age-toning to covers; a 1/4" spot on back cover. View more info

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LOCAL TALES AND HISTORICAL SKETCHES.

By: Bailey, Henry D. B.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY: Fishkill Standard: 1874

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: d17121004

Condition: Good


8vo, dark brown cloth, gilt titles on spine. Photographic frontispiece portrait of Bailey tipped in, 431 pages. Slavery, Freedom, and Ghosts in the Hudson River Valley - a mixture of fact and fable. Good. Rubbed at top bottom of spine, corners; bits of newspaper residue on back cover. Newspaper obituaries of Bailey glued to front end papers. Some damp-staining to flyleaf page with tipped portrait but not affecting the photo. Front hinge weak but intact. Text block otherwise clean and tight with no foxing. View more info

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Three Famous English Romances: The Gallant Atchievements Of Robin Hood; The Famous History Of Fryer Bacon: The Romance Of Robert The Devil

By: Nelson, Harold

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Otto Schulze and Co: 1913

Seller ID: k190126h

Condition: Good


1st ed. 4to, red cloth with gilt decorations and titles, 156 pp. Illustrated with wood enravings and ornamentation. 3 volumes in one. Original publisher’s catalog entry clipped and pasted to front flyleaf. CONDITION: Good; rubbed at corners and spine ends, front hinge lightly cracked. Light foxing to bottom of first several pages and occasional page edges; otherwise a clean copy with very good-near fine appearance internally. View more info

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Ten Fables

By: Robert Lewis Stevenson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Swan Press, London: 1928

Edition: 1st thus.

Seller ID: k180226h

Condition: Near fine


1st ed. thus. 8vo, Quarter-bound in tan cloth over printed boards with the swan logo. With twenty one woodcut illustrations by Rachel Russell. Printed on hand-made paper and limited to 250 copies; this being no. 193. A near fine copy with light rubbing at corners and toning to end papers. Affixed to the inside back cover is one of the scarce ½” square ‘R.L. Stevenson Copyright” lables with a hand-inked price. These were placed in the back of some of Stevenson’s posthumously published works by representatives of his estate in order to permit collection of copyright royalties. ... View more info