Classic children's book, from the Sleepy-Time Tales series. Teaches basic science of the animal and insect world through the lives of the characters and explores various animal characteristics, environments and predators. Rich in vocabulary and attention to detail.Classic children's book, from the Sleepy-Time Tales series. Teaches basic science of the animal and insect world through the lives of the characters and explores various animal characteristics, environments and predators. Rich in vocabulary and attention to detail.Read Less
Illustrated by Harry L. Smith. Good with no dust jacket. Spine and boards mildly soiled, foxed, and edgeworn. Owner name in pencil on front free endpaper, gift inscription from one child to another in pencil on half-title page. Interior clean, binding tight. After story text comes A Word to Grown Ups, an unpaginated section at rear.; Sleepy-Time Tales; Color Illustrations; 16mo 6"-7" tall; 112 + pages; Vintage children's fiction kvk yellow/green childcat.
New in New jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7.75-9.75 inches tall. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A FACSIMILE REPRINT. Our books are completely re-typeset and re-designed in a manner respectful of the original volume. This avoids the inevitable reproduction of aging, foxing and paper discoloration of a facsimile edition. Every page is careully proofread to discover typos anf other unwanted characters. We print on opaque, cream-coloured 70lb offset text stock. Chapter initials are in colour. Any illustrations are digitally enhanced. Full-page photographic and/or engraved plates are tissue-guarded. Covers are bound in the half-calf manner with maroon vinyl book cloth. All books have a red-ribbon bookmark, laminated jackets for cleanliness and durability plus royal-red inside covers and parchment end papers. Most books have either a new frontispiece illustration of the author, a short biography or both. Cover and jacket designs are consistent across all titles, appropriate for a collectable library. All books are made in the U.S. A and your satisfaction is guaranteed. (A RECENT NOTE from a customer "...It is a relief not to have a facsmile. The rinting is clear and the book is very well bound."--RF, Baltimore, MD.
Harry L. Smith. 12 mo. hardcover, interior VG, cover has tear to back spine edge and wear to cloth at spine extremities. Pictorial boards are soiled (or foxed) and have a light crease, but still very bright and colorful. Previous owner's name on endpaper dated 1919. 112 pp.
Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1112875743. Used hardcover in dj, STATED 1915 PUBLICATION WITH NO ADDITIONAL PRINTINGS LISTED. mild scuffing and light soiling to covers, mild bumping, chipping and small closed tears along edges, 1" tears at bottom front spine edge, bottom front dj edge and corner, minor open chipping to dj front fore-edge side, mild chipping and tearing to spine ends, not price-clipped. mild wear, binding is lightly loose, pages open loosely at a few points yet remain intact, light tanning to endpapers, PO name in ink on ffep, text is clean, boards lightly scuffed but clean, page edges mildly scuffed and mildly foxed.; Sleepy-Time Tales; 8vo; 112 pages.
Joseph B. Guzie. VG+ in VG+ jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Pub by G&D, 1915. Sleepy-Time Tales. VG+ hc w/ VG+ dj, now in archival Brodart. Brown cloth over bds w/ black pict dec & lettering on cover & spine. Red, green & white pict eps. Green dj w/ blue lettering & wonderful pict front & rear cover. Not clipped, not exLib. 112 pp. Book is square, straight, tight & clean, overall VG+/VG+ cond. We have a number of other Arthur Scott Bailey titles, some listed online, some not, & would be happy to combine shipping. Please email any questions.
Joseph B. Guzie. Very Good in Good jacket. Hardcover. Small 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. 112 pages. Lightly bumped corners; non-authorial inscription on front paste-down; fore-edge is lightly tanned. Dust jacket has moderate chipping at corners and head & foot of spine; 4 small closed tears; minor sunning at spine; minor soiling and tanning.
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