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Against Heavy Odds; A Tale of Norse Heroism, Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth
1 Against Heavy Odds; A Tale of Norse Heroism
Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth

Charles Scribner's Sons 1890, First Edition. Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 177 pages, bound in red cloth with black stamped design; gilt titling; dark green endpapers. Frontispiece, plus seven black & white plates. Gilt bright and intact; some soiling on edges and back of cover. Spine darkened. Front hinge tender. Moderate wear & shallow fraying at spine ends, corner tips. BAL 1273, only 2300 copies printed in first edition. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27554 
Price: 31.50 USD
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In Aelfred's Days: A Story of Saga the Dane, Creswick, Paul
2 In Aelfred's Days: A Story of Saga the Dane
Creswick, Paul

Ernest Nister/ E. P. Dutton N.D., Early Printing. Illustrated by T. H. Robinson. Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages in green cloth; illustrated cover. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Illustrated by T. H. Robinson. 18 full page plates. No date of publication given, but previous owner's inscription on front endpaper is dated 1902. No dustjacket. Bright, clean cover with light to moderate edgewear. Spine is moderately tanned, but design & lettering intact. The ends of spine have a bit of shallow fraying, as do tips of corners. Black, gray, green, flesh & gold stamp on front cover quite bright & intact. Cameo design on rear cover bright & intact; light smudging on rear board. Half-title page is separated from binding. Sewn binding is solid, but does show signs of weakening at a few signatures. No signs of foxing, but age-toning is moderate, particularly on edges of pages. Author's books include: Adventures of Robin Hood, King Arthur - the Story of the Round Table, Honesty's Garden, Smuggler's of Barnard's Head, and many more. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 15952 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Dream Days, Grahame, Kenneth
3 Dream Days
Grahame, Kenneth

John Lane: The Bodley Head 1899, First American Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1899 (1898). By the author of The Wind in the Willows. Grahame's third book contains eight selections of children's short fiction and Grahame's childhood reminiscences: The Twenty-first of October; Dies Irae; Mutabile Semper; The Magic Ring; Its Walls Were as of Jasper; A Saga of the Seas; The Reluctant Dragon; A Departure. The first six had been previously published in periodicals —in The Yellow Book, the New Review, and in Scribner's Magazine. The Reluctant Dragon became the most noteworthy story and was later the basis for a movie of the same name. 275 pages, bound in blue buckram, gilt border on front, gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Fore-edge and bottom edge uncut. Solid binding; moderate edge wear. Front board bright & clean; spine darkened; gilt on top edge scuffed. Interior very clean and bright. Endpapers scuffed; lightly soiled; PON. True first edition -- Not illustrated, no ads at rear. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27652 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Wild River Wilderness  A Saga of Northern New England, Wight, D. B.
4 The Wild River Wilderness A Saga of Northern New England
Wight, D. B.

Self-Published 1971, First Edition. Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 158 pages, bound in green cloth. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Black & white photos. Story of the rise and fall of the lumber industry in the Wild River Valley reaching across Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Crisp, clean, tight book; firmly bound, sharp corners. Dust jacket shows several short closed tears; rubbing top edge; minor soil. 29291 
Price: 38.70 USD
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