Many of our customers love tried-and-true vintage books -- those which reflect old-fashioned values, innocence in worldview, a simpler lifestyle, or a detailed approach to fine illustrations. We've created this category for them! Please note that many of these titles are published prior to the mid-70s and may provide a health risk to young children. If you are a book collector, or you need more information about titles in this category, please feel free to contact HSLB!
This book introduces children to art as a means of discovering faith . . . this is a remarkable book, not only for its innate spirituality and wisdom, but also for its harmonious partnership of great art and astute interpretation.
Through beautiful paintings and simple prayers, child...
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In spite of chronic illness throughout his short life Robert Louis Stevenson wrote a remarkably cheerful collection of 67 poems. These poems show a rare feeling for the remembered emotions and thoughts of a childhood and when first published in 1885, this collection was assured of an immediate a...
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A sketchbook of early American antiquities, inventions, curios, and firsts is designed for collectors and craft aficianados and is arranged in an alphabetical format that provides caption descriptions of each depicted piece.
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When Mexico gained her independence from Spain in 1821, she extended an invitation to Americans to settle in her northern province of Texas. By 1830 with more than 20,000 Americans there, friction arose when the Mexicans attempted to halt further immigration, free the Negro slaves, and refuse se...
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A life of the warrior who, as a prince, tamed the powerful horse Bucephalus and, during his short reign as king, built an empire that covered almost all of the then-known world, including Greece, India, Egypt, and Persia.
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Numerous illustrations and full descriptions throughout the book give the gardener invaluable information on all kinds of rock gardens -- from a small plot at the edge of a few stone steps, to wall gardens, paved walks and patios, and large areas devoted solely to rock gardening.
This excellent history of the United States from the revolution through the term of President Wilson is the second member of a trilogy in which "America Is Born" was the first volume (and "America Moves Forward" is the third). Written critically and in an animated manner, "America Grows Up" handl...
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This excellent history of the United States from the formation of the first American colonies through the birth of America as a nation is the second member of a trilogy in which "America Grows Up" was the second volume (and "America Moves Forward" is the third). Written critically and in an anima...
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This excellent history of the United States deals with the crucial period from 1917 to 1960 and is the third member of a trilogy in which "America Is Born" was the first volume (and "America Grows Up" is the second).
Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher. Written in the style of au...
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Henry David Thoreau was a naturalist, essayist, social critic, and poet. His concern for bringing man into harmony with his environment speaks directly to today's urban sprawl, pollution, and conservation. While rambling through the fields near his beloved Concord, he seems to have probed the s...
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A biography of the patriot of the Revolution who had many trades, among them silver work, manufacture of copper, casting of bells, engraving, and dentistry. This tells of Revere's dedication to the fight for liberty from his participation in the Boston Tea Party to his long ride to warn of the co...
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