Original antique hardcover book: Stair Building Made Easy
By: Fred T. Hodgson
Published by: The Industrial Publication Company of New York
Book measures 5 1/8 inches wide x 7 1/2 inches tall, with 123 pages.
Foreword: Being a Full and Clear Description of the art of Building the Bodies, Carriages and Cases for All Kinds of Stairs and Steps. Together with Illustrations Showing the Manner of Laying Out Stairs, Forming Treads and Risers, Building Cylinders, Preparing Strings, with Instructions for Making Carriages For Common, Platform, Dog-Legged and Winding Stairs.
To Which is Added An Illustrated Glossary of Terms used in Stair Building,and Designs for Newels, Balusters, Brackets, Stair Mouldings and Sections of Hand Rails.
Numerous illustrations throughout.
Inside first 4 pages, a previous owner has used a red hand stamp profusely.
I believe the stamp says:
Original green boards. Book is in good to very condition with some age toning, light soiling and wear to covers. Binding is tight.
Vintage Children's Book. Bible Stories and ABC's for Little Tots to Learn with Ease. I'm unable to find a date of publication or publisher information in this book. Dates to circa 1930s or 1940s.
Front half of the book has the ABC's along with an illustration for each.
Second half of the book has the following three stories:
Softcover linen book measuring about 6 3/4 inches wide x 9 1/4 inches tall.
16 pages including the front and back covers. Color and blue and white illustrations throughout.
Condition is good some soiling and wear to covers and pages.
Sweet religious ABC book!
Vintage Child Horizons Book Set. Set of 3 Hardcover Books. Books each measure about 7 x 10 1/4 inches.
2 antique German children's story book by Christoph von Schmid. Both are softcover books, each measuring 6 1/2 x 9 inches with 32 pages. Pretty blue and pink floral border on the covers.
Die Zwei Bruder and Das Täubchen Kupfermünzen und Goldstücke
I believe the title for the book on the left translates as:
The Cup of Copper Coins and Gold Pieces
Book on the right translates as:
The Two Brothers
Condition for both is good with wear and soiling to covers. Age toning and some soiling to pages. No rips, tears or marks on pages.