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    • Recollections of my childhood : and other stories [binding]

    • 1852
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red (C13) vertical rib cloth; lettering within oval floral frame in center in gilt; all within sextuple rule border with ornamental designs in inner corners, all in blind; front cover repeated on back cover but with center of woman holding...
    • The offering

    • 1852
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red morocco grain cloth; lettering in center with basket of flowers above and bird below with various floral designs all around, all within double ruled outer border, all in gilt;" front cover design repeated on back cover in blind; floral...
    • A very ill-tempered family [binding]

    • 1905
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Light grayish-olive calico-texture cloth; man and woman standing on path leading to city, man holding swords, shield, and mask in bag, floral design to left and at head, lettered at head and foot, all in pink, green, gilt and black; spine lettered...
    • Jackanapes [binding]

    • 1893
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Yellowish-white (C92) calico-texture cloth; lettering with decorations within ribbons and flowers, all in gilt, pink, yellow and green; motif repeated on spine; a.e.g.
    • Funny little socks : being the fourth book of the series [binding]

    • 1863
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red bead grain cloth; sock within single rule and floral border, all within single rule outer border, all blindstamped; front cover repeated on back cover in blind; decoration, two socks, and lettering on spine in gilt.
    • The second book of 100 pictures [binding]

    • 1861
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Dark green (C146) bead grain cloth; title partially within oval, all within triple rule border, all in blind; front cover repeated on back cover in blind; ornamental design and lettering on spine in gilt.
    • Easy lessons for the little ones at home [binding]

    • 1855
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red ribbed morocco grain cloth; lettered in center in gilt within blindstamped decorations; blindstamped decorations repeated on back cover; a.e.g.
    • The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe [binding]

    • 1849
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Dark grayish-yellowish-red embossed linen cloth; man carrying gun and umbrella with saw affixed to side, within arched decorative frame, all within arched floral design with floral triangular design in upper corners, all within single rule border,...
    • The balloon, and other stories [binding]

    • 1857
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red fine vertical rib cloth; embossed lettering within decorative circle, decorations and rules around, all in blind; front cover repeated on back cover in blind; lettering and diamond pattern with dots in centers within panel on spine, all in...
    • Marmaduke Multiply [binding]

    • 1845
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Dark brown ribbon-embossed cloth; lettering in center in gilt, floral embossed on front cover, back cover and spine.
    • Berquin's tales [binding]

    • 1854
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Moderate greenish-blue (C173) ribbed-morocco grain cloth; floral and leaf decorations in gilt in center, decoration repeated around edges in blind, double ruled blindstamped border; front cover repeated on back cover, all in blind; floral and leaf...
    • The story of a short life [binding]

    • 1887
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Grayish yellow paper over boards; man in military uniform holding gun, seated on bench playing with dog, lettered above and below, all within single rule border, all in brown; publisher's advertisement on back cover in brown; spine lettered in...
    • Forget-me-not, or, The philipena [binding]

    • 1848
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red diagonal ribbed morocco cloth; vase of flowers within decorative border with flowers, all within single rule outer border, all in gilt and blind; front cover repeated on spine in blind; floral design and lettering on spine in gilt; a.e.g.
    • The child's own story book, or, Tales and dialogues for the nursery [binding]

    • 1850
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Dark yellowish-brown vertical rib grain cloth; woman holding book surrounded by three children in center in gilt, all within leaf and pattern blindstamped border, front cover repeated on back cover in blind; leaf and floral pattern and lettering on...
    • Popular tales [binding]

    • 1854
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Dark blue (C183) ribbed morocco grain cloth; flower within circular double lined frame, ornamental designs around, all within triple rule outer border with inner rule dotted, all in blind; front cover repeated on back cover, all in blind;...
    • A great emergency [binding]

    • 1900
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Moderate olive green (C125) calico-texture cloth; man and boy on barge going into lock, trees and clouds in background and grass on bank to right, lettered at head and foot, all in grayish-yellow, green, black and gilt; spine lettered in black. In...
    • The Happy children : a tale of home, for young people [binding]

    • 1849
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red (C13) whorl pattern (Krupp At14) pattern cloth; two cherubim holding open book draped in flowers in center in gilt, within decorative leaf and pattern border in blind; front cover repeated on back cover, all in blind; spine replaced.
    • A Christmas greeting : thirteen new stories [binding]

    • 1858
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Grayish-purple (C228) very fine vertical rib cloth; series binding with series title embossed within circular design with celticgeometric design all around with four flowers within rules and rules overlapping, all blindstamped; front cover repeated...

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