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THE MARY FRANCES COOK BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE KITCHEN PEOPLE

By: Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 179

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated in the Golden Age tradition by Jane Allen Boyer (color frontis and textual vignette illustrations in line), and Margaret G. Hays (full page line illustrations printed in red and black). One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the do... View more info

A LOG OF THE SPANISH MAIN

By: Mora, Jo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Jo Mora, Jr.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 182

Condition: Good +


8vo (6" x 8¾”). Yellow cloth boards with titles and illustration of a pirate stamped in black, red and green on front cover. Illustrated paste-downs. Brass rivet binding. A pre-printed diary provided by W. R. Grace and Company to young passengers of its Grace Line cruisers headed for the Caribbean coast and Gulf of Mexico (the Spanish Main). The book provides a young sailer with diary space and information about life aboard ship and what to expect at their ports ... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES SEWING BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE THIMBLE PEOPLE

By: [Boyer, Jane Allen]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer in the Golden Age tradition with full page color illustrations and textual vignette illustrations. Includes 10 tissue-paper fold-out clothing patterns. One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER ADVENTURES AMONG THE DOLL PEOPLE

By: [Greene, Julia; Mowitz, Albert C., illustrators]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 178

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [xviii]; 253. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Color paper dolls, vignette and margin silhouettes by Julia Greene; frontispiece, foldout doll house plans and color paper furnature by Albert C. Mowitz. A scarce copy complete with all 9 paper dolls and clothing, Arts and Crafts style furnishings and doll house plans. One in a series of seven books by Jane... View more info