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Vintage Children's Books, very old lot - $80 (Durhamville, NY)

For sale is a lot of very old children's books. The price is $80.00 for the lot. Cash only, please.

1. The City Park - A reproduction of an Antique Stand-up Book, Lothar Meggendorfer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Printed and bound in Columbia, South America: 1981. Very Good condition. The pages stick together some, due to the age and lack of use. Slight wear on the edges of the hard cover. $12.00

2. Black Beauty, The Autobiography of a Horse, with Fifty Illustrations. W. B. Conkey Company, 1905. Poor condition: Binding is nearly all separated from the book. Color on the front cover is good, though obvious wear on the edges. Owner's name on Ffep. Appears to have all pages, which are yellowed. Illustrations are in black and white. $10.00

3. The Bird and Insect's Post Office, Robert Bloomfield. E.P. Dutton & Co., NY: 1880. Fair condition. Binding is separating. Cover edges are worn. Back cover shows much wear, front cover intact and colorful. No missing pages. Inscription on Ffep, with date of 12/23/1890. $20.00

4. Jungle Island, W.C. and M. H. Allee. Rand McNally & Company, Chicago and NY:1928. School Book. Name of school stamped on inside cover. Binding is in good shape. Pages are all present and whole, with some yellowing. Binding and hard cover edges show shelf-wear. $5.00

5. Mary Poppins, P.L. Cravers. Reynal & Hitchcock, NY: 1934, 5th printing. Good condition. Binding shows wear. Greeting on Ffep. Back free end paper has a fold. Bookstore stamp on inside of back cover. Stain on front cover. $15.00

6. Little Anna Series, Stories about Dogs, Lee and Shepard, Boston: 1854. Fair condition. Owner's name onFfep, a gift on 12/25/1871. All intact. Some spotting on free pages. Binding is whole. Hardcover is shelf-worn and a little warped. $20.00

7. Young People's Natural History, Theordore Wood, ed.: 1900. A saleman sample. Black and white illustrations. Hardcover binding is coming loose on front cover. Wear on edges of binding. Name of owner on first page. Pages are whole but have spots. Fair to Poor condition. $10.00

8. Grimm's Fairy Tales, Ill. By Elenore Abbott. Charles Scribner's Sons, NY: 1933. Condition is mostly Good, with front and rear hinges loose. Visible netting. No dust jacket. Normal shelf wear. Back cover is scuffed. Pages somewhat yellowed. $10.00

9. Grimm's Fairy Tales, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Junior Deluxe Editions, Garden City, NY: 1956. Good contion. Binding is good. Some wear on front cover. Name on inside of front cover. $15.00

These books are in read only condition, or less desirable and will be sold for $1.00 each:
10. The Bobsey Twins and Baby May, Laura Lee Hope
11. Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Camp Rest-a-while, Laura Lee Hope
12. Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Trick Dog, Laura Lee Hope
13. Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue On An Auto Tour, Laura Lee Hope
14. Billy Bunny and Uncle Lucky Lefthindfoot, David Cory
15. The Adventures of a Boy Reporter, Harry Steele Morrison
16. Grimm's Fairy Tales, Companion Library edition

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