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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 domestic arts, The Mary Frances Cook Book weaves lessons about basic cookery into a story about a little girl helped by animate... View more info

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DOROTHY Q

By: HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL (Sr.); ZABRISKIE, GEORGE ALBERT (binding finisher).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1893

Edition: First.

Inscription: Yes

Seller ID: 2607

Condition: Fine


8vo (5 x 7 5/8”). pp. 131. Second State ('clashed' on p. 50 line 8). WITH TIPPED IN CARD INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. Signed binding by George Zabriskie in decorated red morocco. Foliated dentelles over brown grey and red marbled eps. Includes decorations, frontis. and 61 illustrations in black and white by Howard Pyle. Card signed and inscribed by Oliver Wendell Holmes tipped in on recto of front flyleaf: "A few can touch the magic string | And noisy fame is proud to win them - | Alas for those who never sing, | But die with all their music in them! | ... View more info