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Proctor Thayer","","This book was scanned by Gretchen Phillips. Inscription in pencil on upper fly-leaf","","bearforbearorhis00woodiala","Conduct of life,Young women -- Conduct of life","Bear and forbear, or The history of Julia Marchmont". Blanch and Rosalinda". Some hand-coloring of green on cover illustration","","beforehonourishu00londiala","Humility,Perseverance Ethics ","Before honour is humility : a story for the young".

Ribera- Rovira; Farran Maristany;". Edith Kellogg , b. Annie Fellows , ","","","","bigbrother00john","","Big brother". Text printed over marbled paper on upper and lower boards","","biographyofspani00mineiala","Dogs,Spaniels","Biography of a spaniel : to which is annexed The idiot : a tale". Inscription in ink, dated Christmas , on verso of frontispiece","","blackbeautyhisgr00seweiala","Horses,Horses -- Legends and stories","Black Beauty : his grooms and companions ; the autobiography of a horse".

They agree that a black cat will lead all the cats half the year, and a light cat the other half of the year, but fights still break out between the two groups. Suddenly a grey cat is born, he is wise, and all the cats like him. They decide to make him the leader all year long.


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The situation is calm for a while and then fights break out. The grey cat orders all cats to take off their ears and give them to him. When the cats are given back their ears, the black cats are given the blond cats' ears, and visa versa. Suddenly each group hears voices they never heard before, the voices of the other group.

At the end of the story, a black kitten says to a white kitten, Did we really need to exchange ears to be able to hear each other? N","","Osborne Coll. Publisher's advertisement on lower board","","budsblossomsorst00londiala","Children","Buds and blossoms, or, Stories of real children". Frank Hobart , ","","The yellow streak -- Trapped on Topaz Mountain -- The robbers of Corey Swamp -- Picke's Peak or bust -- Three tenderfeet and a hay-burner -- Fate's gift -- It might have been worse -- Pat puts it over -- The last night","","campfireyarns00chel","","Camp-fire yarns".

Author list; title list. Subject index","","catalogueofbooks00carn2","Children's literature","Catalogue of books in the children's department of the Carnegie library of Pittsburgh". G","TZ","Quarter green sheep and hair-vein marbled paper over boards; spine tooled in gold; edges sprinkled in blue","","charleseugenia00renniala","Orphans,Conduct of life","Charles and Eugenia".

William Andrus , ","TZ","Purple diagonal fine-ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind","","charleshartlandv00alcoiala","Christian literature for children,Christian life,Conduct of life,Sunday school teachers","Charles Hartland, the village missionary". Inscribed on upper flyleaf: Charles L. Barnett, Union City, Pa. Purchase, Robert Allen, ","","charleysmuseumst00philiala","Natural history,Museums","Charley's museum : a story for young people". Robert Michael , ","TZ","","","charlietorescuet00ball","","Charlie to the rescue : a tale of the sea and the Rockies". Georgianna ","","","","chatsnowtalkedof00haml","","Chats : ""Now talked of this and then of that""".

Georgianna ","","Illustrated dark green cloth over boards, blocked in black and gold. Lining papers colored and illustrated. Blue label on upper paste-down: Levi K. Fuller, , Class. Caroline M. Cable -- John Fiske -- Mark Twain","","childrensstories00wrig5","","Children's stories in American literature, ". Harris ","","chitchatshorttal00buddiala","Conduct of life","Chit-chat, or, Short tales in short words". Barbara , ,Harrison, W. William Henry , ? Hofland -- Leaside cottage -- Sisters of charity -- Anecdote of an Indian chief","","choicelibraryfor00edgeiala","Children's stories,Conduct of life","Choice library for young people : tales for youth".

First American edition -- A sabbath in the country, or, Religion in a cottage : from an English publication","","choicestoriesorr00portiala","Gardiner, Henry, ,Children -- Conduct of life,Christian life","Choice stories, or, Religion exemplified". Charlotte Elizabeth , ,Gilbert, Frederick, fl. All edges gilt","","christianhatherl00boweiala","Altruism,Orphans","Christian Hatherley's childhood : a tale Brown did, thought, and intended to do, during that festive season".

Committee of Publication","TZ","Shoemaker. Checklist of Amer. Fourth of July".


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Final leaves water-stained","","chunsilinghistor00londiala","Conduct of life,China -- Social life and customs Juvenile literature","Chun and Si-Ling : an historical romance : in which is introduced some account of the customs, manners, and moral conduct of the Chinese : designed for the instruction and amusement of youth".

Annie Fellows , ","","","","cicelyotherstori00john","","Cicely, and other stories". In case","","cinderellaparlou00nulliala","Conduct of life","Cinderella : a parlour pantomime". Handlist of ill. B","TZ","","","circledottruesto00dono","","Circle-Dot : a true story of cowboy life forty years ago". Harris ","","clarissadormeror00londiala","Self-interest,Slaves,Slave insurrections -- West Indies, British","Clarissa Dormer, or, The advantages of good instruction".

Anne ","TZ","Spec. Ex libris Elvah Karshner and Olive Percival","","classicalenigmas00ritsiala","Riddles,Zodiac","Classical enigmas : adapted to every month in the year : composed from the English and Roman histories, heathen mythology, and names of famous writers : meant to amuse youths of all ages, and at the same time exert their memories, by calling to mind what they have read at different times". Spine tooled in gold and blind. Black leather label on spine. Inscriptions dated and May 30th, on back of frontispiece. Harris ","","claudinehumilbas00buddiala","Conduct of life,Humility,Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction","Claudine, or, Humility, the basis of all the virtues : a Swiss tale".

Harris ","","claudineorhumili00buddiala","Conduct of life,Humility,Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction","Claudine, or, Humility, the basis of all the virtues : a Swiss tale". With illustrations". The alphabet, and words of one and two syllables. Stories about the rabbit, pony, rackoon, squirrel, lamb, goat, and woodchuck, in words of one and two syllables. Stories about the wolf, weasel, marten, hare, baboon, and monkey Stories about the robin, crane, magpie, partridge, and blue jay Stories about the herring, gold-fish, perch, sprat, dace, chub, and sucking-fish--no.

Stories about the stage-coach, wagon, sleigh, whip, chain, plough, harrow, hoe, scythe, sicke, and rake.. Harris ","","cockrobinprettyp00londiala","Birds","Cock Robin : a pretty painted toy for either girl or boy : suited to children of all ages". Daniel Parish , ","TZ","Half red sheep and brown marbled paper over boards. James Beardsley , ","TZ","","","conniemorganinfu00hend","","Connie Morgan in the fur country". Harris ","","constancecarolin00londiala","Girls -- Conduct of life","Constance and Caroline : a moral tale". In green case","","continuationofmo00londiala","Cats","Continuation of the moving adventures of Old Dame Trot and her comical cat : part II..

Sunday School Union","TZ","Half black sheep and brown marbled paper over boards","","conversationsoff02methiala","Conduct of life,Christian life,Natural history,Birds","Conversations of a father with his children.. Bourne Hall ","TZ","","","conversationsons00drap","","Conversations on some leading points in natural philosophy; designed to illustrate the perfections of the Deity, and to expand the youthful mind:".

A story of Crown Point and Ticonderoga". H","TZ","","","cosmosvisittohis00mah","","Cosmo's visit to his grandfather". Committee of Publication","","Half red sheep and gray marbled paper over boards. In black case","","cottagescenes00ameriala","Christian life,Family","Cottage scenes". Les voila! R,Presbyterian Church in the U. Board of Publication","","Brown embossed cloth over boards; spine blocked in gold","","countrysightssou00boydiala","Christian life,Farm life","Country sights and sounds for little eyes and ears".

The results of a contest that the publisher put up in for Latin American and Spanish writers, these stories touch on everything from cats to witches. Featuring stories by such acclaimed authors as Jose Marti. Several pages lacking","","daisyland00glasiala","Children's stories,Conduct of life","Daisy Land". John Harris' books","","damepartletsfarm00londiala","Conduct of life,Children's stories,Charity","Dame Partlet's farm : an account of the riches she obtained by industry, the good life she led, and alas!

Upper wrapper illustrated in green, red, and black","","dametrothercat00newyiala","Cats","Dame trot and her cat". John Harris's books","","dametruelovestal00sempiala","Conduct of life","Dame Truelove's tales". Inscription dated on verso of t. And Madam Fig's gala : two humorous tales". And Madam Fig's gala : two humorous tales : embellished with eighteen beautifully-coloured engravings". Denslow","","","","denhump","","Denslow's Humpty Dumpty".

They make themselves at home on a beautiful island. Together they easily overcome the daily challenges of their new life. The boys discover an amazing array of new plants and animals who usually don't live together in the same region of the world , and have lots of discussions about Christian moral and virtue with their father. You learn how they skillfully make use of the gifts of nature. The boys have some adventure with different types of frightening animals.

Harris , 1 ","","dialoguesconsis00sempiala","","Dialogues consisting of words of one syllable only; intended as a proper book to follow The imperial primer, and other approved incitements to learning". Irving Harrie Irving , ","","","","dickprescottssec00hanc","","Dick Prescott's second year at West Point; or, Findng the glory of the soldier's life". It is a story of a young boy whose imagination takes him to the clouds, which he calls Dima, which is the Arabic word for clouds.

In the sky, the boy attends a party with the moon. By the end of the book the boy understands when the moon is full and when it is a half moon. Serye 4","Dimentn far ale :". Publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper","","dogofstbernardot00newyiala","Rescue dogs,Saint Bernard dog,Lifesaving","Dog of St. Bernard and other stories : printed in oil colors". Shawky Hegab","TZ","Dokdok is a scare crow who can talk and move.

One day Dokdok wakes up in pain and he finds out that Dada the mouse is biting his feet in her attempt to steal his shoes. She succeeds in stealing the shoes and takes them home to sell so that she can buy shoes for herself. Dokdok calls on the cat for help. The cat cuts the mouse's tail off and in return for the tail the mouse must find many things for all the friends. He soon learns it was all a trick to give back Dokdok's shoes. The mouse finally gets its tail back but doesn't know how to put it back on so the friends send her to the spider to teach it to sew and knit so that she can be useful rather than have to steal from others.

This story is about the importance of knowledge and learning. Dokdok is alone in the field and makes sounds that echo. We learn that the moon comes out at night, followed by the sun in the morning which moves in the sky. They take a look at the city, the zoo, and the field. Dokdok hears a loud voice saying Vou Vou Va and the sound scares him. Each of his friends keep on guessing what this sound is and they are all frightened except for the Sun and the Moon.

The friends keep saying it is a ghost and are so frightened until a farmer explains it to them. It is the sound of the wind over the well. In this story, Dokdok and his friends are in the field, they see a mouse running away with a piece of cheese, so Dokdok remembers seeing a mouse running away from a cat, so they imitate the cats voice to make the mouse afraid.

Then they chase away the cat that stole the fisherman's fish by barking like a dog, and do the same with a number of different animals. In this story we are introduced to the scarecrow standing all alone in the middle of the field. He cries for someone to come and talk to him but the wind just keeps repeating his words.

When he says listen to my heart beating dok dok dok, he hears the wind repeat the same sound. This is how he got his name. The Sea Gull is the first to befriend Dokdok and finds that he is not scary at all. We are introduced to his friends one after the other.

This is the beginning of a series of stories about adventures that the friends encounter together. John Rea , ill","","The story of Dorothy and the wizard in an underground world, and how with some help from friends they manage to reach the Land of Oz","","dorothywizardino00baum2","Fairy tales,Fantasy","Dorothy and the wizard in Oz".

John Rea , ill","","","","dorothywizardino00baum","Fairy tales","Dorothy and the wizard in Oz; a faithful record of their amazing adventures in an underground world, and how with the aid of their friends Zeb Hugson, Eureka the Kitten, and Jim the Cab-Horse, they finally reached the wonderful Land of Oz". Mark Stanislaus , ","TZ","","","doubleeagles00gros","","Double-eagles". Harris ","","dramasforchildre00pinciala","Children's plays","Dramas for children A Christmas tree was being hurt!

Go to have a look. My beloved Christmas tree was growing in my heart. There were birds flying around and I could enjoy the cool air under the tree. My loved tree provided fruits for bunny and me. It was green and pure. There was no need to decorate it. Little Christmas tree, I hope you grow everyday with me. Goodnight my Christmas tree. Ha Ha! I dreamt of you again!! Harris","","easyrhymesforchi00londiala","Nursery rhymes, English,Children -- Conduct of life","Easy rhymes for children from five to ten years of age : with eight engravings".

Binder's title: Edward and Alfred's juvenile tour. Inscribed on upper free endpaper: H. Barlow--the gift of her Mother.

Editorial Reviews

Purchase, David Bickersteth, ","","eighteveningsats00dymoiala","Voyages and travels,Adventures and adventurers","Eight evenings at school". Board of Publication","","","","ellaclintonorbyt00finl","","Ella Clinton, or, By their fruits ye shall know them". Maria Jane , ","TZ","Green paper over boards; green, gold, and cream patterned cloth onlay pasted on upper board","","ellenleslieorrew00mciniala","Conduct of life,Family","Ellen Leslie, or, The reward of self-control".

Harris ","","emilytaleforyoun00londiala","Cousins,Orphans","Emily : a tale for young persons". Harris ","","employmenttrueso00bayl","Natural history,Botany,Conduct of life,National characteristics","Employment, the true source of happiness, or, The good uncle and aunt". Harris ","","employmenttrueso00bayliala","Natural history,Botany,Conduct of life,National characteristics","Employment, the true source of happiness, or, The good uncle and aunt".

Edward Latimer , ","","","","ensignralphosbor00beac","United States. Navy","Ensign Ralph Osborn : the story of his trials and triumphs in a battleship's engine room". From the French of Madame Guizot". Percival Pug : illustrated by sketches from his portfolio". Inscription dated on upper free endpaper. Some illustrations are hand-colored.

Henry , ,Corbould, George James, ","TZ","Half wine-colored sheep and nonpareil marbled paper over boards; blue and red sprinkled edges","","fablesinversefro00daviiala","Children's poetry","Fables in verse : from Aesop, La Fontaine, and others".

Books by Lucy Ellen Guernsey

John Newbery","","fablesofaesopoth00croxiala","Fables,Folklore,Animals","Fables of Aesop and others : translated into English with instructive applications; and a print before each fable. With instructive applications: and a print before each fable". With instructive applications; and a print to each fable". Inscriptions on paste-downs. Rare bookseller's blurb pasted on upper paste-down","","fabulaeaesopisel00clariala","Animals","Fabulae Aesopi selectae or, Select fables of Aesop : with an English translation, more literal than any yet extant, designed for the readier instruction of beginners in the Latin tongue".

George Alfred , ","","","","facingdeathorher00hent","","Facing death; or, The hero of the Vaughan pit; a tale of the coal mines". Samuel Griswold , ","TZ","Blue cloth over boards blocked in blind","","faggotsforfiresi00goodiala","Children's stories,Adventure and adventurers","Faggots for the fireside; or, Tales of fact and fancy".

Thomas Thoroughgood : Helim, an Eastern tale : The basket maker : and The hermit : embellished with coloured engravings". Added wrappers","","fairburnsroyalab00londiala","","Fairburn's royal A B C". Anthony Reubens ,Doyle, Richard, ","TZ","Half red morocco and morocco grain cloth over boards; nonpareil marbled endpapers and edges; spine tooled in blind and titled in gold: ""Fairy tales""","","fairytalesfromal00montiala","","Fairy tales from all nations". In case","","familiardialogue00kilniala","Conduct of life","Familiar dialogues for the instruction and amusement of children of four and five years old".

Shiers Collection","","familyaffectiont00pinciala","Family,Boys -- Conduct of life","Family affection : a tale for youth". Emily Steele , ","TZ","","","fatherscominghom00elli","Children's stories, English","Father's coming home : a tale". Harris ","","femalefriendship00londiala","Conduct of life,Young women -- Conduct of life,Friendship","Female friendship : a tale for Sundays". An original tale". Nesbit","TZ","Five children discover a Psammead, a wish-granting sand-fairy, when they move to the countryside of Britain.

Henry , ","","Publisher's quarter dark green sheep and tan printed paper over boards; publisher's advertisement on lower board","","flatterylibertyf00fenniala","Conduct of life,Friendship","Flattery, liberty, and friendship : instructive and entertaining stories for young people : with fine engravings".

E","TZ","Publisher's blue fine diagonal grain cloth over boards, blocked in blind, black, red, yellow, and gold","","followrighttalef00wyatiala","Eton College,Teenage boys,Teenage boys -- Conduct of life","Follow the right : a tale for boys". The Olive Percival bookplate pasted on upper inner wrapper","","foodformindornew00johniala","Riddles, Juvenile","Food for the mind, or, A new riddle-book".

Imprint date of on upper wrapper","","footstepsonroadt00newhiala","","Footsteps on the road to learning, or, The alphabet in rhyme". Raymond Barnett"" pasted on upper wrapper. Mary Esther , ,American Tract Society","","Royal blue diagonal fine-ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in black, gold and blind; oval chromolithographed paper onlay on upper board","","fredmorrishisdog00milliala","Dogs,Children and animals,Conduct of life,Forgiveness","Fred Morris and his dogs".

A tale". Lumsden","","gammergurtonsgar00puzziala","Riddles, Juvenile","Gammer Gurton's garland of nursery songs : and Toby Tickle's collection of riddles". Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor","","gammergurtonsgar00ritsiala","Nursery rhymes","Gammer Gurton's garland, or, The nursery Parnassus : a choice collection of pretty songs and verses for the amusement of all little good children who can neither read nor run". Robert Matteson , ","TZ","","","generalfochappre00john","Foch, Ferdinand, ","General Foch : an appreciation".

Story VI of Rollo at work, or The way to be industrious". Sarah Hopkins , b. Book prize plate pasted on upper pastedown. Gift of Jerome Cushman","","gettingwelltales00bradiala","Convalescence,Children's stories,Children's poetry","Getting well : tales for little convalescents".

Samuel Griswold , ","TZ","Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold","","gilbertadventure00goodiala","Voyages and travels,Adventure and adventurers,Asia -- Description and travel Juvenile literature","Gilbert the adventurer; or, Travels in distant countries". Francis of Assisi". Winifred Margaret Lambart , b. With: The girl's token. Worcester : Published by S. Howland, [not after ]. Publisher's quarter tan cloth and printed green paper over boards.

Illustrations on upper and lower board. Loose in boards. Inscribed in pencil on upper free endpaper: Lucy Pratt, Charlton, Mass. Ex libris Elvah Karshner","","goodadviceforboy00worciala","Children -- Conduct of life","Good advice for boys and girls". The older sister did not like this unfairness and she wished for an elder sister. One day, she dreamt of an older sister and enjoyed all the things from her sister with whole heart.

She finally realized that there was no reason to blame her younger sister at all times as they were in the same family. Frontispiece is hand-colored. Bookseller's ticket Cooper's Fancy Repository on p. A copy of this book is in the Negative Microfilm Collection, no. Inscribed on flyleaf: Nancy Goodwin, Beverly. Bookplate of the Beverly Public Library, dated June Purchase, Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts Company, ","","gracedermottorho00ameriala","Christian life,People with disabilities,Conduct of life","Grace Dermott, or, How to lighten heavy burdens".

Franklin to John Allen, Esq","","grandfathersstor00idesiala","Franklin, Benjamin, ,Country life,Conduct of life","Grandfather's story : written for the children of mechanics and farmers". Charlotte Elizabeth , ","","Publisher's blue diagonal ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in silver, gold and black. Dutton's device included in blocked design on lower board","","grandmammasrelic00boweiala","Children's stories,Grandmothers","Grandmamma's relics and her stories about them The story's text is in Chinese and English.

Henry Howarth , Sir, ","","","","halfpastbedtime00bash","","Half-past bedtime". Ex libris Elvah Karshner","","happylittleedwar00newhiala","Animals","Happy little Edward : and his pleasant ride and rambles in the country". Bewick","","harrisonsnewnurs00bewiiala","Picture books for children","Harrison's new nursery picture book : containing seventy interesting engravings".

Harry's horn-book -- Part II. Harry's picture-book -- Part III. Harry's nursery songs -- Part IV. Harry's nursery tales -- Part V. Harry's simple stories -- Part VI. Harry's country walk","","harrysladdertole00londiala","Children's stories,Nursery rhymes,Picture books for children","Harry's ladder to learning". Walter Samuel , b. Sweet-natured Heidi soon wins her grandfather's heart and makes friends with the lively young goat herder, Peter. Her newfound happiness ends quickly, however, when Heidi's aunt, Dete, takes her off to the city of Frankfurt to be a companion to Clara, a handicapped child.

Finally Heidi is restored to her Alpine home and is exuberantly happy when she learns that Clara will come and visit her in the Alps. James ","","Publisher's blue stiff wrappers. Publisher's advertisements on wrappers. Purchase, Victoria Bookshop, ","","henryemmasvisitt00bishiala","Zoos,Animal behavior","Henry and Emma's visit to the zoological gardens, in the Regent's Park : interspersed with a familiar description of the manners and habits of the animals contained therein Israel Putnam -- Kosciusko","","heroesofrevoluti00grouiala","United States.

Ernst Theodor Amadeus , ,Bertall, , ill","","NY3","","histoireduncasse00duma","Christmas stories","Histoire d'un casse-noisette". In case","","historyofcoffeeb00coxpiala","Coffee","History of a coffee bean. Ex libris Olive Percival","","historyofbeasts00portiala","Animals,Conduct of life","History of beasts". C,Queen of Egypt,, B. C,Caesar, Julius,Juvenile literature. Blocked in gold and blind. Inscribed on upper free endpaper","","historyofmypets00greeiala","Pets,Children's stories,Animals","History of my pets".

Newbery ","","holidayentertain00londiala","Conduct of life","Holiday entertainment, or, The good child's fairing : containing the plays and sports of Charles and Billy Weldon, and other little boys and girls who went with them to the fair : with the fancies of the old man that lived under the hill". Containing the plays and sports of Charles and Billy Welldon, and other little boys and girls who went with them to the fair". Mary Esther , ,American Tract Society","","Rust diagonal fine-ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in black, gold, and blind.

Oval chromolithographed paper onlay on upper board","","homeforhomeless00milliala","Charity,Poor,Homeless children","Home for the homeless". Re-sewn","","housethatjackbu00newyiala","","House that Jack built". Committee of Publication","","Publisher's printed tan wrappers; woodcut vignette on upper wrapper, illustration on lower wrapper","","howtohelpcomfort00massiala","Filial piety,Christian life","How to help and comfort your mother". Estelle May , ","","Bibliography, p. One night, the animals told the family that they had occupied the animal's home. The animals expelled them out of the place.

Soon the animals and the family decided to share the land but that proved too difficult. Finally, the family decided to move back to the city and let the animals have their own home again. Anna Letitia , ","TZ","Evans","","hymnsinproseforc00barbiala","Christian literature for children,Devotional literature,Nature -- Religious aspects Christianity","Hymns in prose for children".

Louisa Caroline , ","","Red morocco-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind","","iwillbegentleman00tuthiala","Boys -- Conduct of life","I will be a gentleman : a book for boys". Author of","","","","ifiwereking00wher","Dogs","If I were the king". Patrick Leopoldo , ","TZ","Imperfect: front.

Annie Fellows , ","TZ","","","indesertofwaitin00john","","In the desert of waiting; the legend of Camel-back mountain". M","TZ","Publisher's green cloth, blocked in black, gold, and blind, with beveled boards","","inwoodsbookforyo00mkmmiala","Birds -- Behavior,Natural history,Birds","In the woods : a book for the young". John Keyse , ","","Mounted on cardboard. In case","","infantstudy00sheriala","Prayer,Alphabet","Infant study". Harriet ","TZ","Reliance on Providence -- The fair -- The mendicant -- The visitor -- The lesson -- Scandal -- Eliza and Fanny -- The Negro -- The parish girl","","interestingtrait00ventiala","Children's stories","Interesting traits of character : in youth of both sexes".

Amantor and Emma. Don Salvador. Jack Easy. Theodore Courtney". Edward L. Grand comic Christmas pantomime". Daddy Darwin's dovecot. The story of a short life". Kendrew of York","","jackydandysdelig00yorkiala","Truthfulness and falsehood,Nature,Animals","Jacky Dandy's delight, or, The history of birds and beasts : in prose and verse". A story of the plains". Helen Cross , ,Religious Tract Society Great Britain ","","Green hatch-grained cloth, blocked in blind; title blocked in gold","","janehudsonameric00knigiala","Teenage girls -- Education,Preparatory school teachers","Jane Hudson the American girl, or, Exert yourself".

Helen Cross , ,Religious Tract Society Great Britain ","","Brown fine bead cloth over boards, blocked in blind; title blocked in gold","","janehudsonameri00knigiala","Teenage girls -- Education,Preparatory school teachers","Jane Hudson, the American girl, or, Exert yourself". Henry Thomas , ,Thomas, E. Edward Joseph , ","TZ","Tales from one of the sacred books of Buddhism, relating the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences","","jatakatales00fran","Buddhism,Buddhist parables","Jataka tales". Harris ","","jemimaclavertono00londiala","Conduct of life,Libel and slander","Jemima Claverton, or, The slanderer punished".

Hires Co","","Self-wrappers","","jinglejokesforli00chariala","","Jingle jokes for little folks". Title page and original wrappers wanting? General Literature Committee","","Publisher's lavender printed stiff wrappers; engraved illustration on lower wrapper","","johnashtonoremig00sociiala","Conduct of life,Kangaroos,Australia -- Emigration and immigration Juvenile literature","John Ashton, or, The emigrant". Hasse "": p. Harris ","","josephineoradvan00fordiala","Young women -- Conduct of life","Josephine, or, The advantages of a summer : intended for the instruction and amusement of young ladies".

Embellished with four neat engravings". These are pen and ink sketches, whipped out with hardly a misstep. Labels: cat , cute , danish , funny , illustration , vintage. Monday, December 21, a fat danish cat, PD Isn't he something? He's "Den tykke kat" The thick [fat] cat , and his story was illustrated in by Danish artist Niels Skovgaard It's an old folktale of a cat with bad manners and big appetite, and how he learns the error of his ways.

Skovgaard's images for this are droll, and perfect for this week of holiday eating. The penciled note reads "Over indholdsfortegnelsen" - "over the table of contents. Labels: cat , danish , funny , illustration. Friday, December 18, song about looking for a cat. Has anybody seen our cat? Powers and set to music by T. I tried to find some clips of the play "The Messenger Boy," to no avail, but I can send you to a period recording of the song itself. It's on the National Jukebox at the Library of Congress, and it's great. I'm upset now; let me tell you why,.

Posted by curator at AM 2 comments. Labels: cat , music , vintage. Thursday, December 17, what has been seen Perhaps he didn't care for the painter? That would be odd, for Charles Auguste Emile Durand - better known as Carolus-Durand - made his living painting Parisian high society in the mid to late 's. Many of these portraits include dogs, often relaxed to the point of slumber. Not this one.

Ah well, you can't charm every dog every time. By the way, if you caught yourself thinking either "Wow, that looks like a Velasquez," or "Wow, that feels like a Sargent," you were right. He studied the first, and had the second as a student. Labels: dog , dog portrait , france , painting. Wednesday, December 16, wordless vintage wednesday repeat! Labels: christmas , dog photo , vintage. Tuesday, December 15, cat pastimes from older times. Cat's run away wi't' pudding pwoke string. They say the same in Gloucestershire, with the exception of "pwoke.

English folk-rhymes: a collection of traditional verses relating to places and persons, customs, superstitions, etc. London: K. Labels: cat , culture , history. Saturday, December 12, a squirrel has the right idea for winter. Labels: cute , painting , squirrel. Thursday, December 10, dog wood. This image says volumes about the simple yet immense joy your pet and you, if you let yourself can find in nature.

I'm a great lover of nature and of worlds ruled by our imagination. The European Honey Buzzard where the name of my print shop comes from is a summer migrant to Europe and Western Asia, spending its winter in Africa, including South Africa - where I was born. Labels: art , dog , print. Wednesday, December 09, vintage wordless wednesday. Labels: cute , dog , dog photo , photo , vintage. Tuesday, December 08, wilkie collins finds a roman cat, No ghosts. I went to show my friend Pigott the grave of the illustrious Shelley. Come and tickle me! Also in attendance were Julie Rivett, his granddaughter, and Richard Layman, his biographer and the editor of both the recent anthology of Hammett letters and the memoir Jo published about her father.

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Don Herron, leader of the famous Dashiell Hammett San Francisco tour —and author of the accompanying guidebook—was also present. When it came our turn to go up into the apartment, he strongly recommended taking the stairs. He sits on the tub while she does it, with Gutman and the rest of his crew waiting in the other room. The apartment is on the front corner of the building, so it has a view of both Post and Hyde.

In the photo of the desk, note the book with the alarm clock on top. Why bother? Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.

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Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; - vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow - sorrow for the lost Lenore - For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore - Nameless here for evermore. And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain Thrilled me - filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before; So that now, to still the beating of my heart, I stood repeating, "'Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door - Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door; - This it is, and nothing more.

Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door, That I scarce was sure I heard you"- here I opened wide the door; - Darkness there, and nothing more. Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before; But the silence was unbroken, and the stillness gave no token, And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, "Lenore?

Back into the chamber turning, all my soul within me burning, Soon again I heard a tapping somewhat louder than before. Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt and flutter, In there stepped a stately raven of the saintly days of yore; Not the least obeisance made he; not a minute stopped or stayed he; But, with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door - Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door - Perched, and sat, and nothing more.

Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore. Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning- little relevancy bore; For we cannot help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was blest with seeing bird above his chamber door - Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his chamber door, With such name as "Nevermore. But the raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke only That one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour.

Nothing further then he uttered- not a feather then he fluttered - Till I scarcely more than muttered, "other friends have flown before - On the morrow he will leave me, as my hopes have flown before. Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store, Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful Disaster Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore - Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never - nevermore'. But the Raven still beguiling all my fancy into smiling, Straight I wheeled a cushioned seat in front of bird, and bust and door; Then upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking Fancy unto fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore - What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt and ominous bird of yore Meant in croaking "Nevermore.

This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamplight gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamplight gloating o'er, She shall press, ah, nevermore! Then methought the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by Seraphim whose footfalls tinkled on the tufted floor.

By that Heaven that bends above us - by that God we both adore - Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore - Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore. Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken! Leave my loneliness unbroken!

Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door! And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the lamplight o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor; And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor Shall be lifted - nevermore!

On the leading edge of e-publishing, David Morrell releases his full-length thriller, The Naked Edge , along with nine of his previously published books, in electronic book format exclusively in the Kindle Store on Amazon. Bouchercon in San Francisco has been amazing. I am already looking forward to next year in St. Best Hardcover P. Mystery Scene Fall Benison" by Brian Skupin. Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont, Penn. Read more If Stieg Larsson had lived, who knows which direction his novels about punk hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist would take.

Certainly the late Swedish author left a magnificent legacy in his three novels, which have been re-created, as faithfully as possible, in three outstanding movies. It's not often that the movie version is equal to, or in some cases, better than the novels. But each of the movies has achieved this. Mainly because each of Larsson's novels could have used a good editor. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest is pages; it would have been a stronger novel it had been pages. At 2 hours, 28 minutes, the film The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nes t is still a bit long, but the plot holds up so well that it moves briskly, even with English subtitles.

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The chemistry is no less charged in The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest even thought the two share little screen time and Lisbeth is confined to her hospital room for a good portion. Lisbeth is being whisked via a helicopter to a hospital after being shot in the head by her father, Alexander Zalachenko Georgi Staykov , a former Soviet spy turned sex trafficker with powerful friends in the upper echelons of Swedish government. Lisbeth seriously wounded, but didn't kill, Zalachenko with an axe. As Blomkvist tries to find proof of a government conspiracy that sent Salander to a psychiatric hospital when she was 12 to cover up Zalachenko's existence, those in power try to have Lisbeth put away for good or, killed.

They also want to stop Blomkvist and his team of journalists. Too many movers and shakers would be harmed if proof ever leaked of their trafficking in girls. Blomkvist has to find the evidence as Lisbeth is put on trial for attempted murder. Meanwhile, the homicidal Niedermann Micke Spreitz , Salander's half-brother, is on a killing spree. Rapace continues her excellent performance. In the hospital cell, sans the usual swaddling of punk, black clothing, chains and spikes draped and impossibly high platform boots, Rapace shows Lisbeth's vulnerability and intelligence. But Rapace delivers Lisbeth's fierceness and her rage when she puts on that punk armor for the courtroom scenes.

Lisbeth is in high Dragon girl mode, ready to do battle against evil. Once again, she's a solider fighting against men who harm women and this is her uniform. Larsson had planned The Girl With as a series of 10 novels. Meanwhile, we'll have to settle for the three brilliant novels and the movies that capture their spirit. As for the novels, they continue to have a life of their own. On November 26, Knopf will publish a boxed set of Larsson's three hardover novels and a nonfiction book called On Stieg Larsson that is a new volumne of correspondence with the author and essays about his work.

In Swedish with English subtitles. Certainly the late Swedish author left a magnificent legacy in his three novels, which have been recreated, as faithfully as possible, in three outstanding movies. At 2 hours, 28 minutes, the film The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest is still a bit long, but the plot holds up so well that it moves briskly, even with English subtitles.

Click NEXT at the bottom of the page for the next film. The character nuances, the plot twists, and the vivid setting show up on film. But the movie will let those who have never read the books know why it seems as if everyone you see is carrying a Larsson novel. For those of us who read and loved the novels, this second film complements the books. That same weapon is linked to a third death. The police convinced of her guilt because of her violent background that has been well documented by the courts. Blomkvist is equally convinced of her innocence. Lisbeth may be violent, antisocial and hard to read.

But, he knows that men who abuse women would be her target, not a journalist and criminologist working to expose sex traffickers. Although she dropped him from her life without reason and has refused all contact, Blomkvist remains loyal to Lisbeth. Separately, Blomkvist and Lizbeth work to prove her innocence and find the real killer. Millenium editor-in-chief Mikael Blomkvist played by Michael Nyqvist.

The film moves briskly without the sometimes bloated scenes of the novel. It is not necessary to have read the novel to follow the film. The friend who accompanied me had not read any of the novels — though she is now starting on the first—and was able to follow the story. Although there are a couple of variations from the novel—and NO spoilers here—the movie is faithful to the story.

The long opening that takes place in the Caribbean here is a scene of Lisbeth packing with the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean in the background. Instead of a long shopping trip, we just see Lisbeth putting together a chair from Ikea. And there was no way to work in her fascination with a mathematician. A few other plot points also missing from the film were wise choices by the filmmakers. Noomi Rapace plays series protagonist Lisbeth Salander. His quest for the truth is unwavering as are his compassion and kindness. His hurt and confusion after Lisbeth abandoned him is palpable, but it will not stop him from helping her.

Another female reviewer and I were talking after and we both agreed that for some reason Michael Nyqvist is much sexier in a rugged way in this movie than in the first.

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I had hoped—and I admit this was a futile hope—that Hollywood might decide not to redo The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo movies based on Stieg Larsson's very fine novels. After all, the Swedish movies based on these novels have set a high standard already. I can't imagine any actress bringing as much depth and nuance to the role of goth, girl hacker Lisbeth Salander as Noomi Rapace.

This Swedish actress is just one reason why the movies based on Larsson's novels have been so good. The other reason is Michael Nyqvist, as journalist Mikael Blomkvist. Nyqvist has brought a thoughtful approach to this role. I think I could live with Daniel Craig in this role. Actually, I can live with Daniel Craig in just about any role. And director David Fincher also is an inspired choice. Fine actress, but no Noomi Rapace. The latest word indicates the producers are leaning toward an unknown actress, which would probably be the best choice of all. Mystery Scene looks back at our ongoing series commentary on all three of the popular Swedish films.

Mystery Scene asked authors of the season's best new holiday-themed reads to send presents down the chimney to their own creations in this first of a two-part special. Reginald "Turnip" Fitzhugh is off to visit little sister Sally at boarding school for the holidays. As is oft the case for the young nobleman of the series, he's mistaken for the English spy The Pink Carnation—this time by Sally's lovely school governess Arabella Dempsey. What ensues is a little bit of espionage, a little bit of comedy, a little bit of a romance, and even a little bit of Jane Austen who happens to be Arabella's best friend.

The Gift "Since Arabella and Turnip were more than a little distracted during the holidays, they're exchanging belated gifts this year," says Lauren Willig. The toast may be a bit burnt after that fire in the kitchen, Cook's nerves will never be the same , but there's plenty of raspberry jam. Turnip did draw the line at milking the cow himself, though, on the grounds that they're 'deuced tetchy beasts, cows. The theme? Mistletoe, of course! Happy holidays, all! May your gifts bring you as much joy as Arabella's and Turnip's bring them.

With the aid of wisecracking girl-elf reporter Rosebud Jubilee from The Marshmallow World Gazette and his best friend Dingleberry Fizz, a slow-witted but good-natured elf, Gumdrop uncovers an evil conspiracy that threatens to wipe out both Santa Claus and Christmas for good. The shade was multicolored stripes that just said 'festive' in a south-of-the-border kind of way. Fluke's favorite Minnesota baker, Hannah Swensen, starts off the fun in a story with holiday recipes and, of course, murder.

There wouldn't be a single murder victim for her to stumble over, no family crises for her to handle, and no distractions from the men she's been dating Second thought, never mind. She'd probably last about five minutes before she hopped a plane for home. It's a sad Christmas indeed for newly orphaned Benny, who has just witnessed the murders of both his parents. Grandmother Maude whisks him away to her own childhood escape in Molena Point, California, for the holidays, but the town is restless from a series of violent break-ins, and a killer has followed Maude and Benny to their retreat.

It falls to feline PI Joe Grey and his cat crew Dulcie and Kit, with some help from Misto, a wizened prison cat, to crack the case that will save an orphan and a stray. In lieu of the phone, maybe a nine-course Christmas dinner served formally by his favorite humans all gathered to grant his least wish. Oh, my. Maybe her most powerful longing, just now, is for a handsome tomcat. A strong, intelligent, personable tomcat to share her wildest adventures and her most impossible imaginings. Her longing might, or might not, be fulfilled in Cat Coming Home , but the spark is there, the hint of things to come.

Three magical gifts for three cats who trot just on the edge of magic—and with such amazements in mind, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas, feline and human, and a most joyous New Year. Mystery Scene asked authors of the season's best new holiday-themed reads to send presents down the chimney to their own creations Murder by Gaslight The changing role of women in the Victorian era sparks this captivating historical series. Bank robber, prison inmate, crime writer, Nussbaum lived an extraordinary life. Recommended reference works to save time, trouble, and money.

Great loot for all your favorite perps. Keating, Book Publishing by Ed Gorman. The Docket. The Hook: First Lines. Readers Recommend. Advertiser Index. Advertising Info. Hi everyone! Every once in a while a new author comes along who seems so full of promise, so serious about his or her craft that before books even reach the stores, publishing types have tucked away copies for their personal collections. I think we can all agree that this author has fulfilled his early promise, and more.

Oline Cogdill talks with Dennis about what comes next in this issue. The Victorian era continues to fascinate both readers and writers. Tasha Alexander is particularly interested in the late Victorian period in England when changing laws and cultural mores allowed women a greater role in society. Readers wil remember that Tasha and Andrew Grant were featured in our recent article about couples who met at mystery conventions. One of the more outlandish items in our annual Gift Guide for mystery lovers are bookshelves which can be converted into a coffin when that final page is turned.

Meet Us Online. The next issue of Mystery Scene is in February. But until then, you can find us at the MS website which will be getting a lot of new articles and features. You can sign up there for our monthly e-newsletter which offers info about books, TV and films, upcoming events, contests, and giveaways. Oline Cogdill blogs twice a week and the rest of us chime in as the mood strikes us. You can post comments as well, and we hope you do! Read Kate's Holiday "At the Scene". Mystery Scene asked authors of the season's best new holiday-themed reads to send presents down the chimney to their own creations in this second of a two-part list.


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What would the holidays be without the much-anticipated mystery from Anne Perry? Henry Rathbone returns in this Victorian mystery, this time charged with task of finding a wayward son lost to the dark temptations of drugs and lust in London's underground, and bringing him home in time for Christmas. For Henry Rathbone, "books on the latest scientific discoveries with philosophical speculations. Crow, who both work in the slums and join Rathbone in the search for the missing young man, "a new respectable jacket, that fits him" for Robinson, and "a new bag to carry his medical equipment" for Crow.

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