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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company (1988)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Childe Hassam (illustrator). 8vo. 126 pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth with gilt illustrations on covers and spine. Binding has light scuffing. Spine is sunned, gilt is rubbed away in places. Tight, clean copy with colour illustrations. A reprint of the 1894 original. Bookseller Inventory # 035103

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Cassell (1989)

ISBN 10: 0304318663 ISBN 13: 9780304318667

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Item Description: Cassell, 1989. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Hassam, Childe (illustrator). First edition.. 1st thus 1989. Nearly fine condition with no wrapper. First published in 1894 and out of print since 1902 although a non-illustrated edition was produced two years later. This is the first reissue of the famous Childe Hassam edition. Green cloth boards with gilt stamped decorations & titles. Colour plates and chapter headers. Contained in publisher's green paper covered slipcase with colour onlay to one side. A lovely clean copy, spine slightly faded. Slipcase in very good condition, pictorial onlay fading at edges. [S]. Bookseller Inventory # 1812375

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Cassell Illustrated (1989)

ISBN 10: 0304318663 ISBN 13: 9780304318667

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Item Description: Cassell Illustrated, 1989. Book Condition: Very Good. 1989. First Edition. 125 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Crisp and clean pages with bold text and bright illustrations. Strong binding with neat clean cloth, tanning to spine, shiny gilt lettering and some light shelf wear. Slipcase is lightly marked in places with sticker to front and shelf wear to edges and corners. Bookseller Inventory # 1499171192CLK

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston & New York (1904)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin, Boston & New York, 1904. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good+. No Jacket. Second edition (copyright 1894 stated), referred to in the Publisher's Note as the "popular edition", which was printed ten years after the first edition. This edition lacks the Hassam illustrations. Green cloth with gilt spine decoration and lettering. 126 pp. The spine head is damaged. the spine tail is a bit frayed. Otherwise fine in a tight binding with hinges intact. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010590

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston (1904)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1904. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Second. (1894) 1904. The second edition, still bearing the copyright date of 1894 but with the publisher's preface dated 1904. This edition published without the Hassam color plates. Olive green cloth with spine lettering and decoration in gilt. A tight, clean copy, some very minor occasional spotting to the cloth. Bookseller Inventory # D9955

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Cassell, London (1989)

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Item Description: Cassell, London, 1989. Decorated Cloth. Book Condition: As New. Childe Hassam (illustrator). Reprint. A beautiful copy, immaculate in an immaculate slipcase. Light green cloth, printed in gold to an Art Nouveau design by Sarah Wyman Whitman. With a plan of the famous garden in the Isles of Shoals, Maine, and many colored illustrations by Childe Hassam. As new in green slipcase with Illustrated paste-on. First U.K. edition, a reprint of the 1894 American first. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007947

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston (1895)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1895. Hardcover. Hassam, Childe (illustrator). 126 page. 22 x 16 cm. Title in pink, green and yellow, and twelve color lithographs with lettered tissue guards, plus numerous chapter head decorations in color. Hassam returned from three years of art study in Paris in 1889; his impressionist tones are in full bloom here. Described as "One of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period." [see: BAL 19923]. Bright, clean copy in art nouveau binding with gilt cover and spine decorations fresh. Owner inscription noting her grandmother and the author were friends, small front cover spot. Orig. green cloth decorated in gilt. Teg. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 12291

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An Island Garden. With Pictures And Illumination: Celia Thaxter

Celia Thaxter

Published by Houghton, Mifflin,, Boston (1894)

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Item Description: Houghton, Mifflin,, Boston, 1894. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Hassan (illustrator). First Edition. Color Illustrations; 126 pages; Elaborate color plates. Publisher's original green cloth [this was printed in both white and green cloth]. Floral decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Printing is on March 1894. Gilt pictorial cloth with darkened spine and stain to lower front corner left. Front paste down has attached a partial article by Helen Leah Reed summarizing critiquing this book, other relevant clippings atached to last two blanks. Printed on creme paper. 22 color illustrations with 12 chromolithograph color plates with captions on tissue guards. 9 x 6 1/4". The binding was designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman. The full page chromolithographs, after paintings by Childe Hassam, are "little impressionist masterpieces. " Lauded by BAL as the most elaborate book of the period. T E G. Portrait of Celia tipped to an early free blank. BAL 19923, garden plan facing p72. Title page in Pink, green with the yellow faded. No precedence established for green or white covers. ; 0. Bookseller Inventory # 37759

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THAXTER, Celia

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Co, Boston and New York (1895)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin and Co, Boston and New York, 1895. Book Condition: Near Fine. Second printing. Illustrated by Childe Hassam. Tall octavo. Green cloth beautifully decorated by Sarah Wyman Whitman. Neat contemporary gift inscription on the front fly, slight bump at the crown, a lovely and fresh, very near fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 384107

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THAXTER, Celia.

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Item Description: 0. THAXTER, Celia. An Island Garden.With pictures and Illuminations by Childe Hassam. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1894. 1st ed. ix,126pp. Frontis., illus., 11 plates, plan. Orig. white gilt-pictorial cloth, T.e.g. Spine ends and corners rubbed, spine slightly darkened, front inner hinge just starting, else a very good copy. BAL 19923. Bound in both white and green cloth, the white is unquestionably scarcer. Slightly over 1000 copies were printed. "This is one of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period"--BAL. Thaxter was a poet; this is her only book on gardening and the last of her books issued in her lifetime. Childe Hassam befriended Thaxter during his summers on Appledore Island, New Hampshire, where her salon was the center of social life for the island's artists' colony. Hassam recalled, "I spent some of my pleasantest summers.where I met the best people in the country.". Bookseller Inventory # 67140

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THAXTER, CELIA.

Published by Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1894 (1894)

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Item Description: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1894, 1894. First Edition, publisher's original green cloth; minor cloth soiling and wear; bottom edges of the last few leaves a little bumped and stained; about a very good copy. According to the Bibliography Of American Literature, this is "one of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period." Slightly over one thousand copies were printed. Bookseller Inventory # 18120

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An Island Garden.: THAXTER, Celia.

THAXTER, Celia.

Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,, Boston: (1895)

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Item Description: Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,, Boston:, 1895. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. With color pictures and illuminations by Childe Hassam, including twelve tissue-guarded plates. An early printing. Tipped onto the front paste-down is a single sheet with the author's poem, "Song: A bird upon a rosy bough." - written in the author's hand and SIGNED. Octavo, bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations, top edge gilt. Moderate shelf wear and aging, age darkened/foxed along the spine, two previous owners' book-plates on front paste-down (beneath the tipped sheet), newspaper article announcing a previous owner's wedding affixed to front free endpaper, else very good. Binding is solid. ; 126 pages B0195L1IJQ. Bookseller Inventory # 83723

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THAXTER, CELIA.

Published by Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1894 (1894)

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Item Description: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1894, 1894. First Edition, publisher's original green cloth; aside from some trivial spots, a fine copy. The book was issued in both white and green cloths, and later, nearly identical editions were also bound in these colors. According to the Bibliography Of American Literature, this is "one of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period." Slightly over one thousand copies were printed. Bookseller Inventory # 23909

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THAXTER, CELIA.

Published by Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1894 (1894)

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Item Description: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1894, 1894. First Edition, publisher's original white cloth; minor smudging and foxing to the cloth; an excellent copy. The book was issued in both white and green cloths, and later, nearly identical editions were also bound in these colors. The white is, however, unquestionably scarcer, especially in such good condition. According to the Bibliography Of American Literature, this is "one of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period." Slightly over one thousand copies were printed. Bookseller Inventory # 23828

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Thaxter, Celia; Hassam, Childe [Illustrator]

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1894)

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Item Description: Houghton Mifflin, 1894. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. First Edition. SIGNED (at the Isles of Shoals) and dated AUG. 1894 by Celia Thaxter on the front endpaper. Illustrated by Childe Hassam (12 tissue guarded color plates and 10 colored headings). Green cloth stamped in gilt, top page edges gilt, moire like pastedowns and endpapers. The green cloth has occasional light soiling, very light rubbing at the spine ends, and the spine gilt is a bit faded. The gilt on the front and rear panels are still quite bright. The interior has an 1894 ink ownership signature on the second enpaper and something has been removed from the rear endpaper facing the penultimate leaf. A few glue spots are visable and three have small paper remnants still attached. There is a 1/2" abrasion near the center of the page (with the tear showing on the verso) and the bottom corner is creased. The remainder of the interior is in excellent condition with the leaves showing just light toning. If not for the rear endpaper, this copy would grade near fine. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 16111924

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