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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Little Brown & Co (Juv) (1992)

ISBN 10: 0316839213 ISBN 13: 9780316839211

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About this Item: Little Brown & Co (Juv), 1992. Library Binding. Condition: Acceptable. First Edition. Ex-Library Hardcover with usual markings, stamps, stickers, pocket, etc. Some yellow duct tape on front and back covers. - Disclaimer: May have a different cover image than stock photos shows, as well as being a different edition/printing, unless otherwise stated. Please contact us if you're looking for one of these specifically. Your order will ship with FREE Delivery Confirmation (Tracking). We are a family business, and your satisfaction is our goal!. Seller Inventory # mon0000085641

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1990)

ISBN 10: 0395544556 ISBN 13: 9780395544556

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Condition: Good. First Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP96481260

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1990)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP96480414

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1990)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Condition: Good. First Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP12484137

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Little Brown & Co (1992)

ISBN 10: 0316839213 ISBN 13: 9780316839211

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About this Item: Little Brown & Co, 1992. Condition: Good. Loretta Krupinski (illustrator). A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0316839213-2-4

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Published by Houghton Mifflin (1990)

ISBN 10: 0395544556 ISBN 13: 9780395544556

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Condition: UsedAcceptable. Celia Thaxter (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0395544556_4

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Thaxter, Celia, introduction by Allen Lacy

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1988), Boston (1988)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin (1988), Boston, 1988. Condition: VG lg sz PB. Childe Massam (illustrator). 1st ptg thus. Thaxter a New England poet is best remembered today for this delightful chronicle of her adventures in creating a garden on a windswept patch of ground 10 miles off the coast of NH. Thaxter's home on Appledore Island was a mecca for New England writers and artists, one of whom was Hassam whose original paintings are reproduced here. Seller Inventory # 048990

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THAXTER, CELIA

Published by HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN, USA (1988)

ISBN 10: 0395485916 ISBN 13: 9780395485910

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About this Item: HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN, USA, 1988. HARDCOVER. Condition: NEAR FINE. NO JACKET. 1ST EDITION. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. Hardcover. Illustrated by Childe Hassam (illustrator). Reprint. NEAR FINE, spine sunned, a neatly done pastedown color drawings, names and other decorative lettering on slipcover. No jacket. 1st edition, 1st print of a special edition reprint. Interesting article on the book laid in by previous owner, unmarked, no previous owner markings, appears unread, not remaindered, not ex-library, clean, collectible book. 1ST PRINT. Seller Inventory # L213

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1990)

ISBN 10: 0395544556 ISBN 13: 9780395544556

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0395544556q

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Little, Brown & Co., Boston (1992)

ISBN 10: 0316839213 ISBN 13: 9780316839211

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About this Item: Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. Krupinski, Loretta (illustrator). First edition. Children's book from the diary of a daughter of a lighthouse keeper about life on White Island. Adapted and illustrated by Krupinski. Bound in blue cloth with title on spine. Contains color illustrations. Dust jacket unclipped. Color illustrated dust jacket. 4to. Seller Inventory # 899

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Thaxter, Celia; Loretta Krupinski (illustrator)

Published by Little Brown & Co, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (1992)

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About this Item: Little Brown & Co, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Loretta Krupinski (illustrator). 1st Edition. 1st printing. This book is NOT Ex Library. No previous owner's name or inscriptions. Jacket price not clipped. Contents are clean and unmarked. This book will be shipped with a fresh mylar dust jacket protector. Seller Inventory # 004726

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Little Brown, Boston (1992)

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About this Item: Little Brown, Boston, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Fine copy in a fine dj. Previous owner's name inked in. Illustrated by Loretta Krupinski. Seller Inventory # ABE-1163927234

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THAXTER, Celia.

Published by Little, Brown,, Boston: (1992)

ISBN 10: 0316839213 ISBN 13: 9780316839211

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About this Item: Little, Brown,, Boston:, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Adapted and illustrated by Loretta Krupinski. First printing. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 58305

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Published by Houghton Mifflin (1990)

ISBN 10: 0395544556 ISBN 13: 9780395544556

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Condition: New. Celia Thaxter (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0395544556

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston (1990)

ISBN 10: 0395544556 ISBN 13: 9780395544556

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Dust Jacket Condition: Like New. Childe Hassam (illustrator). First Edition. Rare First Printing-----beautiful condition---gift quality---monthly daybook with no year stated----A year's diary form with color illustrations by Childe Hassam heading each month---7 pages for each month with Celia's diary notations and poetry-----. Garden Plan on first and last endpapers and boards with list of 57 difffernt flowers----Thaxter grew up in a lighthouse in Maine called Appledore-- and was the keeper's daughter--------lovely book-----gift quality---unread, tight binding----no owner markings----issued without jacket--.riibbon marker---shipped in carton. Size: 12mo. Seller Inventory # 005000

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Cassell, London (1989)

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About this Item: Cassell, London, 1989. Decorated Cloth. 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. Seller Inventory # 007947

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Little Brown & Co (Juv) (1992)

ISBN 10: 0316839213 ISBN 13: 9780316839211

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About this Item: Little Brown & Co (Juv), 1992. Library Binding. Condition: Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0316839213

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Little Brown & Co (1992)

ISBN 10: 0316839213 ISBN 13: 9780316839211

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About this Item: Little Brown & Co, 1992. Condition: New. Loretta Krupinski (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0316839213

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston (1988)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1988. First edition. 8vo. [xiv], 126 pp. Illustrations by Childe Hassam. Cloth binding, gilt embossed lettering & cover design, very good copy in slipcase. (76923). Introduction by Allen Lacy. Seller Inventory # 7714

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Hought Mifflin, Boston (1988)

ISBN 10: 0395485916 ISBN 13: 9780395485910

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About this Item: Hought Mifflin, Boston, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Dust Jacket Condition: Like New. Childe Hassam (illustrator). First Edition. the first printing of this garden classic, renewed and identical in all respects to the original published in 1894----Gift Quality ---original book written by Thaxter in 1894----a beautiful copy in excellent slipcase with color photo paste-on on the slipcase-----illustrated by the 19th century American impressionist painter, Childe Hassam-----book is leaf green with floral gilt decoration on front and back covers---no owner markings--no stains or discoloration to the pristine text and color plates--- a New Hampshire seaside, gardening classic, written by Celia Thaxter in 1894 on Appledore, one of the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire------gift quality----rare first thus----shipped in carton. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 004609

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Celia Thaxter

Published by Heritage Books (1978)

ISBN 10: 091789006X ISBN 13: 9780917890062

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About this Item: Heritage Books, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M091789006X

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Celia THAXTER

Published by Cassell (1989)

ISBN 10: 0304318663 ISBN 13: 9780304318667

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About this Item: Cassell, 1989. Condition: New. Illus by Childe Hassam (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0304318663

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Thaxter, Celia & Childe Hassam

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston & New York (1895)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, Boston & New York, 1895. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Hassam, Childe (illustrator). First Edition. The Original 1895 Edition. The 2nd Printing. Tan cloth with gilt decorations. Some cover dustiness, else a solid and attractive example. Scarce! ; 9.70 X 6.70 X 0.80 inches; 126 pages. Seller Inventory # 286532

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Thaxter, Celia; Childe Hassam (Illus.)

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA (1894)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 1894. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. 1st Printing.. Green cloth binding, beautiful gold decor. Moderate general wear. Binding has stain on top of spine, boards rubbed and worn. 126 pages. Celia became the hostess of her father's hotel, the Appledore House, and welcomed many New England literary and artistic notables to the island and to her parlor, including writers Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Whittier, Sarah Orne Jewett, and the artists William Morris Hunt and Childe Hassam, who painted several pictures of her. Seller Inventory # 118867

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THAXTER, Celia, Illustrated by Childe Hassam.

Published by Boston & New York. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1894. (1894)

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About this Item: Boston & New York. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1894., 1894. 8vo. 23cm, first edition, ix,126p., plus 12 colour plates, captioned tissue guards, colour headpieces & text illustrations, silk moire endpapers, green gilt decorated cloth, gilt titles, t.e.g., slightly dust worn, some wear on the edges, upper hinge repaired, good to very good copy. (Hmds). ~ BAL 19923.The last book of American writer, Celia Thaxter (1835-1894). She describes her garden on Appledore, one of the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New England. The book is beautifully illustrated by the American impressionist artist, Childe Hassam, a visitor to the Appledore artist colony. The covers were designed in Art Nouveau style by eminent American book designer, Sarah Wyman Whitman. Seller Inventory # 38071

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An Island Garden: Celia Thaxter; With

Celia Thaxter; With Pictures and Illumination by Childe Hassam:

Published by Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Co (1894)

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About this Item: Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Co, 1894. 1st American Edition. Publisher's white cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt in a floral design, teg, silk moire endpapers. Good, no d/w. Boards rubbed, worn and discoloured; spine darkened and fraying at edges; small booksellers label inside front board. Please email for exact postage quote and information on any available discounts. Seller Inventory # 9664

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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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About this Item: Houghton, Mifflin,, Boston, 1894. Hardcover. 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. Seller Inventory # 37759

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Thaxter, Celia

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston & New York (1895)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, Boston & New York, 1895. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Hassam, Childe (illustrator). Second Edition. Beautiful green cloth with gilt flowers; identical to the first edition published the prior year (1894); a very scarce book with beautiful color illustrations by Hassam; book slightly cocked with several small closed tears to top of spine; spine slightly tanned, covers bright text and illustrations clean and bright; an attractive copy Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 000134

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An Island Garden: Thaxter, Celia and

Thaxter, Celia and Childe Hassam, Illus.

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About this Item: Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1895. First edition, second printing (pp. 126) with pictures and decorations by Childe Hassam. Tall octavo (23 cm) in white publisher’s cloth (scarce), gilt title and decoration by Thaxter’s friend Sara Wyman Whitman (1842- 1904) whose cover designs, an elegant interpretation of the Art Nouveau, enhanced the work of, among others, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Sarah Orne Jewett. The tissue- guarded plates, illustrations and decorations are by the American impressionist Childe Hassam (1859- 1935) whose style seems perfectly suited to the flowered summer retreat on Appledore Island in the Gulf of Maine where Thaxter hosted a famous salon for writers and artists. Here, the frontispiece, title page, various headpieces, and eleven full-page garden portraits exhibit Hassam’s skill depicting light and colour. Celia Thaxter (1835- 1894) was a popular poet of the time (They would have said ‘poetess’). Her work, notable for its intimate familiarity with wild nature combined with conventional subjects and rhyming schemes, appeared frequently in The Atlantic. Her poem ‘The Burgomaster Gull’ is probably the best known. In Hassam’s treatment it’s as though Thaxter herself somehow has become an element in the landscape. This book, an account of her splendid flower garden on Appledore, is rightly regarded as “one of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period” (BAL). Spine and the cover’s front edge sunned, front hinge re-enforced; the binding becoming a bit dry. A bright, attractive copy. Seller Inventory # 1900

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THAXTER, Celia.

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About this Item: 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.". Seller Inventory # 67140

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