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Book Collector's Fact Book The Book Collector's Fact Book by Margaret Haller. The dustjacket reads: A practical introduction to rare and valuable books, including the "new antiques"--books on photography, the movies, comics--as well as modern first editions. Includes: definitions of terms used to describe old books, guidelines for determining the worth of old books and tips on buying & selling. 
Books "Mother Goose" and "Language of Flowers" This lot includes 4 books: 1) "The Language of Flowers" by Kate Greenaway, published by Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. (London and New York). Clothbound with dustjacket, spine partially broken. 2) "Mother Goose" by Kate Greenaway published by Frederi ck Warne & Co, Ltd. (London and New York.) Clothbound with dustjacket. Very good condition. 3) "First Lesson's in Botany or The Child's Book of Flowers" by Theodore Thinker, published by D. Austin Woodworth (New York), 1847. Loose cloth bindingw ith much foxing. 4) "Old Fashioned Fairy Tales" by Juliana Horatia Ewing, published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Hard paper bound. Please email if your require further information. buyer pays shipping and insurance. 
Books "Old London Cries" (1885) "Badminton" (1882) This lot includes two 19th century British publications:"Old London Street Cries (and the cries of today)" by Andrew W. Tuer, published 1885, Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press (London). This small book is illustrated with woodcut prints--one of wh ich is colored--and ties shut. Of special interest are the title page which reads in small print: "Rights Reserved: Wrongs Revenged!" and of course that timeless London cry p.53: "Stinking Shrimps!" The second item in the lot is: "The Games of La wn-Tennis and Badminton" by "Cavendish" author of "The Laws and Principles of Whist". Fourth edition, Thomas de la Rue & Co. ( London) 1882. CHECK AVAILABILITY> 
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