The Mother Goose Book. Illustrations by Mary LaFetra Russell. Copyrighted 1914 by Samuel Gabriel Sons & Company, New York. Book number 709.
This is a first edition book. 12 adorable color illustrations (front and back of 6 pages) depicting each nursery rhyme, by Mary LaFetra Russell.
Nursery rhymes include:
Large linen book with stiff wraps measuring a little over 9 7/8 inches wide x 12 inches long. 16 pages including the front and back covers.
Used condition with a crease on the lower right corner of the front cover, split along the top and bottom of the spine, fraying along the spine, edge and corner wear, and some foxing and soiling. Interior pages have some foxing, some creased corners, and a couple of missing corners.
The interior pages were originally printed and adhered together (front and back) they have started to separate in the lower outer corner, probably from the pages being turned over the years.
All pages of the book are shown in the photos. Click on photos to zoom.
Adorable antique illustrated children's book!
Antique original Madame La Fontaine's How To Write Love Letters. Published by Shrewesbury Publishing Co. of Chicago. Copyright 1914, by Charles Shrewesbury.
A Book of First Aid to Lovers. For Men and Women who desire a Successful Courtship and a Prompt and Happy Marriage.
With Many Model Letters for the Guidance of Lovers under All Circumstances of Courtship, Proposal, Acceptance, Rejection, Jealousy, Quarrel, Making-up, etc., etc.
Softcover book measuring 4 3/4 inches wide x 7 1/4 inches long, with 152 pages.
Condition is good with some soiling and wear to cover. Tear at top and bottom of spine. Interior pages are good with a few dog eared pages, a couple of page numbers circled in pencil, and some soiling and age toning.
Vintage original Sonderegger Seed Catalog. German Nurseries and Seed House Garden Book 1914. Established 1886. Sonderegger Trees and Seeds that Grow. Carl Sonderegger, Beatrice, Nebraska.
Catalog measures a little over 7 7/8 inches wide x 10 7/8 inches long with 96 pages. Front and back covers are in color. All interior pages are black and white. There is an index inside the back cover. Also includes the original order form and reply envelope.
Condition is good with some wear to the covers, including a small tear along the top and bottom of the spine.
Beautiful bright covers!