Toronto: W. J. Gage & Company, Ltd., 1899. Reinforced Paper. As. 64 pp. B/w ills. Cover is coated olive green cloth with black title and design. Cover is scuffed and corners wearing, but intact. Inside covers are geometric designs in white on black. An early and much-used primer, the book is watermarked along front edge, written in in pencil, underlined occasionally, and generally shows signs of use. All pp. present and binding tight. Printed by the Board of Education for New Brunswick, it contains simple stories with words printed in sylllables. Good Plus.
Edinburgh: 1844. Black Leather. 284 pp. Fold-out map in color, b/w ills. Cover is elaborately blindstamped with gilt designs center front and back. Leather spine missing, front cover detached. All edges gilt. Verso title page has some penciled notes, stamp "Library of Congress Surplus Duplicates." "Third edition, greatly improved and corrected." Fold-out map has one closed tear, else interior vg+. Contains info on agriculture, history, towns, natural history, geography, and more. Very Good.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 323 pp. Blue cloth covered boards with light wear and scuffing from age. Small red spots on rear cover board, original paper label pasted to spine has yellowed slightly with age. Clean and crisp within. Very Good.