1920. Illustrated 126pp, 26pp blank, Oblong 4to, green buckram with gold border and manuscript title written in white. Signed by Abbott in ink, (1920). Some scuffs and stains to cover. Girls scrap book of newspaper clippings, circa 1898 many in color, about the Spanish American war. In the late 1800s, with the rising interest in scrapbooks, companies began selling blank scrapbook albums. Uncle Sam is a common national personification of the U.S. federal government or the country in general that.....
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Chicago: Beckley-Cardy Company. 1943. 4 Maps each 27 x 17 inches with 21 cut out sheet and instruction sheet with original envelope. Unusual set of Poster Maps of Africa, by Raymond F. Elms and published in Chicago by the Beckley-Cardy Company. These educational maps are accompanied by activity sheets.
New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1914. Numerous b/w illustrations, patterns and instructions by the author. 107 pages. Slim 8vo, original beige cloth with pictorial cover (spine sunned and cover a bit spotty at top edge; front endpaper chipped at corner and neatly repaired at gutter). New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1914. First edition. Very good. A very good copy of this scarce craft book with instructions for making decorative bags, boxes, cases, books, cards, etc.
Wroclaw: Zaklad Imienia Ossolinskich, 1954. Illustrated in black & white with several mounted color images. 164 pages, followed by 140 black & white illustrations. 4to, light blue cloth with embellishments. Wroclaw, Zaklad Imienia Ossolinskich, 1956. Slightly edge-worn with small tear in binding, but a very good copy.