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List of Old and Rare Books for Friends of the Bellaire Library


Alden, Raymond Macdonald, ed. A Shakespeare Handbook. New York: F.S. Crofts and             Company, 1925. (Good condition) $10- PS


Alden, Raymond Macdonald. Why The Chimes Rang. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill            Company, 1909. (Children’s book- good condition, worn edges on binding)

$10- PS


Balzac, Honore de. Pere Goriot. New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc. 1950

(Paperback- good condition) $10-PS


Barrie, James M. Tommy and Grizel. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1900. (good             condition) $10-PS


Bethell, Jean. The Clumsy Cowboy. New York: Wonder Books, a Division of Grosset    and Dunlap, Inc. 1963. (Children’s Book- good condition) $10-PS


Bibliophilist Society. The Decameron of Boccaccio. Illustrated (no date or publisher) (worn edges on binding) $15- PS


Bolman, A. Selections of One Hundred of Perrin’s Fables. Philadelphia: Lea and             Blanchard, 1845. (Very old, fair condition) $15-PS


Bond, Guy L., Grace A. Dorsey, Marie C. Cuddy, Kathleen Wise. Ride With Us, The       Developmental Reading Series, A New Dimension in Reading. Chicago: Lyons      and Carnahan, 1965. (Children’s Book- Very good condition) $5- PS


Burton, William H., Clare Belle Parker, Grace K. Kemp. Here We Play. Reading for       Living Series. New York: the Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1950. (Children’s          book- Very good condition) $5- PS


The Cactus, University of Texas, Vol. IX. Austin: Athletic Association of the University            of Texas, 1902. (Front cover- little loose, but in good condition) $10-PS


Cary, Alice. Ballads, Lyrics, and Hymns. New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1866. (Very   old, worn binding, edges, but pretty good shape) $20- PS


Cather, Willa. Later Novels (Including A Lost Lady, The Professor’s House, Death          Comes for the Archbishop, Shadows on the Rock, Lucy Gayheart, Sapphira          and the Slave Girl,) New York: the Library of America, Literary Classics of           America, 1990. $20- PS


Cellini, Benvenuto. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini. New York: The Modern   Library by Random House, (no date). (Very good condition) $25-BB


Cervantes, The Adventures of Don Quixote. Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1952.           (Paperback, good condition, some markings on pages. SOLD $4 TO LAUREN       DARNAUER


Chase, Ilka. In Bed We Cry. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. 1943.     (Good condition) $5- PS


Contemporary Drama, English and Irish Plays. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons,      1931. (Good condition) $10- PS


Cooper, James Fenimore. The Last of the Mohicans. New York: J. H. Sears and             Company, Inc., (no date) (Very old, some torn pages, binding worn) $15- PS


De Berard, Frederick B., Famous Tales of Olden France. New York: International Book           and Publishing Company, 1899. (Worn and stained cover, but good inside)      $15- PS


*Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. (Illustrated by Ethel F. Everett). New York:       Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (no date) (Color plates: London: Ballantyne   Press. (Excellent condition) $20-BB/ $35- PS


Fay, Leo C., Eth Clifford, and Margaret R. Sheviak. Look at the Moon. Curriculum        Enrichment Series, A New Division in Reading. Chicago: Lyons and Carnahan,            1965. (Children’s book- 2 copies   Very good condition) $5- PS


Fourcade, Francois, text. Art Treasures of the Peking Museum. New York: Harry N.    Abrams, Inc. Date? (Coffee Table Book- Very good condition, w/ jacket cover)       $10- PS


Franklin, Benjamin. Poor Richard’s Almanac Selections. New York: Grosset and           Dunlap, (no date). (Reprint- excellent condition) $5- PS


Frost, William Henry. The Knights of the Round Table. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1912. (1st published in 1897) (Cover worn, edges of spine and      corners, but very good condition) $20 BB


Gallegly, Joseph. From Alamo Plaza to Jack Harris’s Saloon, O. Henry and the    Southwest He Knew. The Hague: Mouton, 1970. (Excellent condition) $20-PS


Garrett, Wendell. Victorian America, Classical Romanticism to Gilded Opulence.             David Larkin, ed. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1993.      (Coffee Table Book- Excellent condition- w. jacket cover) $10- PS


Gerrish, Carolyn M. and Margaret Cunningham. Practical English Composition.           Boston: D. C. Heath and Company, 1912. (Worn edges, good condition) $5- PS


Gillum, Lulu W. B.S. M.A. Home Economics Programs. Kansas City: The Gillum Book    Company, 1931. (Worn at spine edges, good condition) $10- JWM


Gray, William S., A. Sterl Artley, May Hill Arbuthnot. Guess Who, New Basic Reader.    Chicago: Scott Foresman and Company, 1951. (Children’s Book-torn cover,           good condition) $15- PS


*Gruelle, Johnny. Raggedy Ann’s Lucky Pennies. New York: M.S. Donohue and Company, 1932. (Children’s Book- With jacket cover. Excellent condition)

$25- JWM/$50- PS


Harris, Joel Chandler. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings. (Illustrated by A. B.      Frost) New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1911. (Torn binding) $15- PS


Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The House of Seven Gables, A Romance. New York: The            MacMillan Company, 1917. (Good condition) SOLD $20 TO ANDREA CRUZ


Henry, O. The Complete Works of O. Henry. New York: Doubleday, Doran and             Company, 1936. (Very good condition) SOLD $15 TO ANDREA CRUZ


Hoffenstein, Samuel. Poems in Praise of Practically Nothing. New York: Garden City   Publishing Company, Inc, 1941. (Worn edge on spine, good condition) $5- PS


House, Boyce. I Give You Texas! San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1943. (Good)      $5- PS


House, Boyce. I Give You Texas! San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1943 (Excellent condition) $10- PS


*Howard, John Tasker. Stephen Foster, American Troubador. New York: Tudor          Publishing Company, 1943 (3rd edition) (Worn edges, but good condition)      $30- PS (listings said $20-40)


Hubbard, Elbert II, ed. Selected Writings of Elbert Hubbard. New York: William H.       Wise Company, 1923. (Very good condition) $5- PS


*The Illustrated Family Bible, the Authorized King James Version. New York: Harper             and Brothers, no date. (Excellent condition, leather bound, 13”x9”x4”) $100-     PS


*Irving, Washington. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman. New York:        Belford, Clarke and Company, and Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry and         Company, 1884. (Dedicated to Sir Walter Scott) (Loose pages, but good)

Rare Book- $50- JWM


Irving, Washington. Tales of the Alhambra. (Illustrated by H. G. Theaker),        Philadelphia: David McKay Company, (no date). (Very good condition)



Jackson-Stops, Gervase, ed. The Treasure Houses of Britain, The National Gallery of    Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985. (Coffee Table Book- excellent     condition, w/jacket cover) $10- PS


Johnston, Stanley. Queen of the Flat-Tops, The U.S.S. Lexington and the Coral Sea         Battle. New York: Dutton and Company, Inc., 1942. (Torn jacket cover, but             book in very good condition) $10- PS


Kingsley, Charles. The Heroes of Greek Fairy Tales. Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry     and Company, (no date). (Very good condition) $20- PS


Kipling, Rudyard. The Years Between. London: Methuen and Company, Ltd., 1919.     (Very good condition) VALUED $20-30; SOLD $10 TO ANDREA CRUZ


*Mallory, Daniel, ed. The Life and Speeches of the Honorable Henry Clay. Vol. I. New    York: A.S. Barnes and Burr, 1860. (Torn spine, very good condition for age)    $50- PS


Marquand, John P. The Late George Apley, A Novel in the Form of a Memoir. New         York: The Modern Library by Random House, 1940. (Very good, some marks)      $5- PS


Maugham, W. Somerset. Great Modern Reading, Introduction to Modern English and American Literature. New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1943. (Good condition) $10- PS


*Maugham, W. Somerset. Of Human Bondage. New York: The Modern Library,          George F. Doran Company, 1915. (Good condition) $30- BB/ $40- PS


Maugham, W. Somerset. Traveller’s Library. New York: Doubleday, Doran and            Company, Inc., 1936. (Spine separated, but good inside) $10


Moore, John H. New Commercial Arithmetic. New York: American Book Company,     1907. (1st Ed. 1904) (Edge of binding a little worn, but good condition) $10-            PS


Papashivily, George and Helen Waite. Anything Can Happen. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1945. (Very good condition) $5- PS


Philips, Shine. Big Spring, The Casual Biography of a Prairie Town. New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1942. (Excellent condition) $5- PS


Pratt, Marjorie and Mary Meighen. Story Fun. New York: The L. W. Singer Company,            A division of Random House, 1965 (Children’s book- 2 copies, one in           excellent condition $10, one in good condition- stains of front cover $5- PS)


*Pyle, Ernie. Home Country. New York: William Sloane Associates, Inc., 1947. (Very   good condition) $50- JWM/ $15- PS


*Robertson, William D.D. The History of America, Vol. II. Philadelphia: J. Bioren and T.           L. Plowman, 1812. (First American Edition, Tenth London Edition. (Very      fragile cover, worn and stained with age, and some writing inside, but       valuable) $50- JWM (Fragile but valuable)


Scherman, David E. and Richard Wilcox. Literary England, Photographs of Places        Made Memorable in English Literature. New York: Random House, 1943.       (Excellent condition) $15- PS


Scott, Sir Walter. Marmion, A Tale of Flodden Field. Ed. George Alton, M.A. New York:             The MacMillan Company, 1916. (Good condition) $10- JWM


Searson, J. W. and George E. Martin. Studies in Reading, Third Reader. Topeka: The    State of Kansas, B. P. Walker, Printer, 1923. (Excellent condition) $10- PS


*Shakespeare, William. Boxed Set Collection of 37 Books, Dade Mecum Edition, New            York: Fred De Fau and Company, and Dana Estes Company, 1900-1901. (First           Edition) From the Cambridge Text of William Aldis Wright.

Othello– 1901, King Lear– 1901, A Midsummer Night’s Dream– 1900,      Cymberline- 1901, King Henry V– 1900, The Winter’s Tale– 1900, Macbeth–           1901, Timon of Athens– 1901, All’s Well That Ends Well– 1900, Troilus and      Cressida– 1900, Henry VI, Part I– 1900, Henry VI, Part II– 1901, The Third         Part of Henry VI– 1901, Twelfth Night– 1900, Measure for Measure– 1900,        Titus Andronicus– 1901, Love’s Labour’s Lost- 1900, Henry IV, Part I– 1900, Henry IV, Part II– 1900, King Henry VIII- 1901, Coriolanus– 1901, King John–   1900, As You Like It– 1900, The Taming of the Shrew– 1900, Hamlet- 1900,      Two Gentlemen of Verona– 1900, Merry Wives of Windsor– 1900, Pericles–    1901, King Richard II- 1900, The Merchant of Venice- 1900, The Comedy of             Errors- 1900, King Richard III- 1901, Antony and Cleopatra- 1901, Much Ado             About Nothing– 1900, The Tempest– 19001, Romeo and Juliet– 1901, Julius       Caesar- 1901. (Very good condition) $100- JWM


Shakespeare, William. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Ed. George Lyman             Kittredge. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1939. (Very good condition) $10-PS


Shulman, Max. Barefoot Boy with Cheek. New York: Doubleday, Doran and     Company, 1943. (Torn jacket cover, but excellent condition inside.) $10- PS


Smith, Robert Paul. “Where Did You Go?” “Out.” “What Did you Do?” “Nothing.” New   York: W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., 1957. (Jacket cover torn, book in good condition) $5- PS


Stevenson, Robert Louis. A Child’s Garden of Verses. Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox         Smith. New York: Avenel Books, a Division of Crown Publishers, Inc., no date.       Reprint. (Some stains on cover, excellent inside) SOLD TO Peggy Shallock- $25


Stevenson, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. New York: Random House, 1949. (Good    condition) SOLD $25 TO LAUREN DARNAUER


Tarbell, Ida M. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Vol. I. New York: Doubleday and McClure Company, 1900. (Stained front cover, worn edges, but good inside)



*Tennyson, Alfred. The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson. New York: the Manhattan             Printing and Publishing Company, 1878. (Very good condition) $40- PS


Thomas, Henry and Dana Lee Thomas. Living Biographies of Famous Novelists. New York: Book League of America, 1943. (Good condition) $5- PS


Twain, Mark. Pudd’nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins. New York: P.F. Collier and Son Company, 1922. $10- BB


Untermeyer, Louis, ed. Modern American Poetry, A Critical Anthology. New York:       Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. (5th revised edition) (Worn spine, good            inside) $5- PS


Untermeyer, Louis, ed. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald.           New York: Random House, 1947. (Hard cover jacket, excellent inside) $5- PS


Van Dyke, Henry. The Sad Shepherd, A Christmas Story. New York: Charles Scribner’s           Sons, 1911. (Very good condition) $10- PS


Van Dyke, Henry. The Story of the Other Wise Man. New York: Harper and Brothers,            1906. (Cover excellent, some stains on inside cover) $15- JWM


Warren, Austin, ed. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Representative Selections with         Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes. New York: American Book Company,         1934. (Very good condition) $20- JWM


*Wellman, Paul I. Jubal Troop. New York: Carrick and Evans, 1939 (First Ed.) (Torn edges of binding, excellent condition inside) $100- BB/ $40- PS


Wheeler, Richard. Witness to Gettysburg. New York: Harper and Row, Publishers,   1987. (Excellent condition) (Sold to Peggy Shallock- $10)


Wilde, Oscar. Plays, Prose, Writings and Poems. New York: Alfred A. Knopf,      Everyman’s Library, 1991 (First Publ. 1930) (Excellent cond.) $15- BB