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Gwen Bartlett
123 N. Main Hutchinson KS 67501
620-259-7511 or 620-669-9883
www.bookendshutch.com
gbartlett3097@cox.net
Antique Children's Books
Booth Number: 64

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Shakespeare Rare Print Collection. Seymour Eaton, Ed., 1900

Description: R. G. Kennedy & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1900. Hardcover. Limited Edition; 1st Printing. Prints. B&W Illustrations with descriptions in orange lettering; This is part of the Connoisseur Edition, numbered 539. Twelve parts - loose prints in individual wrappers contained in a portfolio with a cloth spine and paper covered boards, and cloth ties. The portfolio is in Very Good condition overall. All twelve parts are enclosed and in very good condition. The cloth spine of the portfolio has edge wear, nicking and some fraying to the edges and spine joints The front cover has some edge nicking and wear to the paper covering and some beginning spotting. All plates are included - twelve plates per folder with the addition of two additional plates in Part 1- and all are in good condition with the exception of one small tear to one plate (#5 in Part X). Most of the wrappers show wear along the top edges. The twelve parts include images of various and sundry things related to Shakespeare. Among these are portraits of the bard, and of particularly notable actors / actresses, playbills, famous scenes from the plays illustrated by famous artists. Several of the prints are in color, however, most are in monochrome. This portfolio is one of several edited by Eaton - all featuring well-known authors / playwrights (i.e. Charles Dickens, Robert Burns, etc.).

Condition: The portfolio and the prints are in very good condition. The wrappers are in good condition but show some wear on the tops.

Price $100.00

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American Beauties. Harrison Fisher. New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1909.

Description: Grosset & Dunlap. New York. Copyright 1909., 1909. hardbound. 21 color plates with elaborate rose border decorations on each text page by E. Stetson Crawford, size 11 1/4 x 9 inches, green cloth covered boards with color pictorial cover label. Wear to the top and bottom of the spine and top and bottom edges of the covers. Small gouge and wear apparent on the back cover. Some foxing on the inside of the back cover. Inside pages in very good condition with bright colors. Inscription and name on inside front cover.

Condition: Very good.

Genre: Art

Price $200.00

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The Bronze Bow. Elizabeth George Speare. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1961.

Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Newberry Medal book for 1962. The story of Daniel driving the Romans from Israel. Book condition is Good. Dust jacket is good with wear at the top of the spine and a small piece of the jacket is missing at the bottom of the spine. Name and inscription on inside of front cover and page preceding the title page. The Newberry Medal seal appears on the front panel. 255 pages.

Genre: Young Adult

Price $100.00

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Horsin' Around. Don Coldsmith. The Naylor Company, San Antonio, 1975. ISBN: 0-8111-0596-2

Naylor Company, San Antonio TX, 1975. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Illustrated by Dick Spencer III. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Black cloth, pale gray-stamped lettering on spine, small image of frolicking Appaloosa colt on cover, illustrated endpapers with same image(s) being used throughout at chapter headings, xv, 300pp. Inscription and Author's signature appear on the title page. Pictorial dust jacket has the same image of a frolicking Appaloosa colt on front panel that appears on the boards and a photo of author on back. Front flap is clipped to remove publisher's price of $7.95. Dust jacket is protected in a new Gaylord clear archival plastic cover. Ex-Library copy with stickers and other stamps and markings. This is a collection of articles from the author's column of same title originally published in the "Emporia Times" newspaper (Emporia Kansas), the magazine "Horse, Of Course!" and other publications. Mr. Coldsmith's first book. Signed by Author.

Genre: Animals/ Horseman-reminiscences, correspondences

Price $173.94

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. Kate Douglas Wiggins. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1903.

Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Green cloth covered boards w/house and brook scene on front and flowers and vines on the spine. Light corner bumps. Wear at the top and bottom of the spine with slight curling. Binding is tight. Slight tanning to pages. 327 pages.

Genre: Animals/ Horseman-reminiscences, correspondences

Price $210.00

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