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Adventures of a Brownie, the : As Told to My Child, with Eighteen Illustrations

By: Mulock, Dinah Maria (Mrs Craik)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus Company: 1914

Seller ID: 20609

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


161 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, pale green cloth, 161 pages + 16-page publisher catalog in rear, front cover illustrated in black and green, b/w portrait photo of author on glossy frontispiece, 18 very nice b/w illustrations. ; Copyright 1898. This printing 1914. ; Adventures of tiny fairy who makes friends with two little children and their cat. ; Cloth worn at heel, frayed at crown. Gift note, very faded, penned on front endpaper, owner name penned v... View more info

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Land of Really True, the : Being the Everyday Life of Great-A, Little-A and Bouncing-B

By: Olmsted, Millicent; Illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott

Price: $52.00

Publisher: George W. Jacobs & Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20700

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


187 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gold spine title, two-color paste-down illustration on front, 187 pages, monochrome illustrated endpapers, several b/w illustrations in text, 12 full-page plates illustrated in two colors (yellow and red) with captions. ; Copyright 1909. Published September, 1909. NAP. Illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott and Helen Alden Knipe (Helen Knipe Carpenter). ; This is the second volume in the Land of Never Was s... View more info

Jim Curious : A Voyage to the Heart of the Sea in 3-D Vision (With Glasses)

By: Picard, Matthias

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18396

ISBN: 1419710435

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


52 pages; Folio (13.25") 34 cm; Tall hardcover, illustrated throughout in b/w and red-blue (3-D) illustrations. No text. Two pairs of anaglyph (red and blue) 3-D glasses in rear pocket, as issued. Twist ending and a large gate-fold illustration at the end. ; Stunningly illustrated throughout in linoleum-cuts, all in 3-D apart from front two pages, before our hero goes into the ocean. Amazing images of fish, coral reefs, sharks, octopus, giant squid, wrecked aircraft,... View more info

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Little Engine That Could, the : Complete Edition

By: Piper, Watty; Illustrated by George & Doris Hauman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk Company;: 1954

Seller ID: 20484

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


38 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Oblong hardcover, blue cloth, blue and yellow illustrated pastedown on front, reinforced binding as issued, 38 unnumbered glossy pages, color illustrations throughout. ; Platt & Munk 520. Originally published 1930. This edition 1954. Silver Anniversary Edition stated. ; Light wear to tips, small ding to spine. Rear endpaper chipped at corners. Otherwise book shows little wear. No marks or scribbles, no tears or creases. Binding tight. ; ... View more info

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Friendly Animals : A Playtime Parade of Pets in a Fold-Out Panorama

By: Platt & Munk

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1963

Seller ID: 20492

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Panoramic accordion-folded board book with 16 panels, top edge die-cut, featuring cute full-color illustrations of 9 different friendly animals: pigs, cats, rabbits, chickens, cows, etc, many with mama and young ones. Opens all the way up to a length of nearly 6 feet, ; Very light edgewear and a touch of foxing. Intact. Stands up by itself when opened. (See image) ; Platt & Munk Series; Vol. 850 View more info

Narratives of Little Henry and His Bearer : The Amiable Louisa, and Ann Eliza Williams, 1847

By: Plumer, William S. (Rev)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Tract Society: 1847

Seller ID: 12642

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


106 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover (4 x 6.25 inches) 102 x 157 mm. Dark brown cloth, gilt spine lettering and decor, 61 + 17 + 25 + 3 pages, 106 total pages, three moral tales for young readers plus publisher catalog in rear, 3 b/w illustrations with captions. ; One volume of many published in 19th century for Christian education of little ones. ; Little Henry is set in India and his story has many explanatory footnotes. Ann Eliza Williams is subtitled Th... View more info

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Little Wide Awake 1883 : With 130 Coloured Pictures, a Coloured Annual for Children

By: Sale-Barker, Lucy; Illustrated by Mary Ellen Edwards

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons: 1883

Seller ID: 17584

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


188 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Hardcover, red-brown cloth over spine, dark gray illustrated boards, 130 beautiful chromolithographs, most full-page, including at least four with African American characters. ; Short short stories for young children, each with at least one illustration. Illustrations by Mary Ellen Edwards, Miriam Kerns, F. A. Fraser, F. Barroud, Gordon Browne, Charlotte Weekes, L. Hopkins, A. C. Corbould. ; Gift note in ornate hand in fountain pen on fron... View more info

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Happy Hours, a Book of Finger Plays, Songs and Stories for Children, Book 2 : With Pictures for Colouring

By: Scarlett, Leda Ferguson, with Joanne Scarlett; Illustrated by James Thurlow

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Frederick Harris Music Company: 1951

Seller ID: 20713

Condition: Good+


47 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Pale yellow softcover, 47 pages, 29 line illustrations suitable for coloring, 8 original stories, 8 original finger plays, 8 original songs with tunes, lyrics, and easy piano. ; (Front cover says Book 2, rear cover says Book 1). Finger plays, songs, stories featuring elves, mice, teddy bears, etc, used by Leda Ferguson Scarlett on her program, The Children's Hour, originating in the studios of radio station CHLO, St. Thomas, Ontario. Mus... View more info

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Sunday, 1881 : Pictures and Pages for Young and Old, with Upwards of Two Hundred Illustrations by Eminent Artists

By: Seymour, G. L., with Helen J. A. Miles, T. Pym, &c

Price: $55.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company: 1881

Seller ID: 16198

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


412 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth decorated in gilt, silver, and black; bevel-edged boards, all edges gilt, color chromolithograph frontispiece; 80 short poems and songs (several with music by William H. Cummings or Amy C. Jackson) ; 200 short stories, anecdotes, trivia, etc, 200 b/w illustrations of various styles. ; This is a Child's Annual from 1881, a collection of various material gathered together by the publisher, some original, some prev... View more info

Giant Garden of Oz, The

By: Shanower, Eric; Illustrated by Eric Shanower

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Books of Wonder: 1993

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 13186

ISBN: 0929605225

Condition: Near Fine


178 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, yellow-orange illustrated covers, 178 pages, 40 b/w illustrations in text. ; Authored and illustrated by pioneer Oz graphic novelist, author-illustrator of Enchanted Apples of Oz, Secret Island of Oz, Ice King of Oz, Blue Witch of Oz, etc. Published by Emerald City Press, division of Books of Wonder. This is not a graphic novel. ; Wizard of Oz Series View more info

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Sina, eine Erzahlung fur Junge Madchen : (Zina, a Tale for Young Girls) (Erzählung für Junge Mädchen)

By: Spyri, Johanna; Illustrated by R. Poetzelberger

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Verlag von Carl Krabbe: 1895

Seller ID: 17211

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


226 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; GERMAN text throughout, in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, orange cloth decorated in gilt, green, black, brown, pink and pale blue; all edges marbled, floral-patterned endpapers, red page-marker ribbon, 226 pages plus 2-pg publisher catalog in rear; 75 b/w illustrations, some full-page. ; Classic children's literature from Switzerland by the famous author of Heidi. ; Cloth lightly worn at extremities, with small spots here and there. No mark... View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Fairy Tales

By: Tudor, Tasha; Illustrated by Tasha Tudor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk/Grosset & Dunlap: 1990

Seller ID: 18130

ISBN: 0448093294

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


45 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, 45 glossy pages, color illustrations throughout, 7 popular fairy tales. ; Copyright 1961. This is abridged edition, 1990. Tales are: Thumbelina. Red Riding Hood. Rumpelstiltskin. Sleeping Beauty. Emperor's new clothes. Cinderella. Puss in Boots. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. View more info

Of Such is the Kingdom

By: Vawter, Clara; Illustrated by Will Vawter

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Bowen-Merrill Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12339

ISBN: 0548048207

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


192 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering, decor in red and gilt, 192 pages, 31 full-page b/w illustrations on plates, plus small b/w line illustrations on every page. Glossy throughout. ; 14 charming short stories for young readers. Copyright 1899. This is not a recent reprint but an actual book from 1899. NAP. Later republished as The Rabbit's Ransom, after the first story in the book. ; Cloth tanned on spine and around edges, all gilt lette... View more info

Image for Herzblattchens Zeitvertreib, Unterhaltungen fur Kleine Knaben und Madchen zur Herzensbildung und Entwickelung der Begriffe, 42 Band :  Amusement Annual, Especially for Little Boys and Girls with Enchanting Pictures and Progressive Contents, Volume 42

Herzblattchens Zeitvertreib, Unterhaltungen fur Kleine Knaben und Madchen zur Herzensbildung und Entwickelung der Begriffe, 42 Band : Amusement Annual, Especially for Little Boys and Girls with Enchanting Pictures and Progressive Contents, Volume 42

By: von Gumpert, Thekla

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Verlag von Carl Flemming: 1897

Seller ID: 12078

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


199 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; GERMAN text throughout in old Fraktur script. Beautiful full red cloth, 5 small b/w illustrations on front, intertwining black and gilt decor on front, gilt lettering on front and spine, tan endpapers, several b/w illustrations in text, b/w portrait engraving of author, 25 stunning full-page chromolithograph plates with captions. ; Volume 42 stated. Published in Glogau (was Germany, now Poland) by Carl Flemming. No date on copyright page ... View more info

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Three Little Pigs : From the Walt Disney Silly Symphony, Illustrated in Color, 1933

By: Walt Disney Studios

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3089

Condition: Good+


64 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Hardcover, three-color illustrated boards and endpapers, 64 pages, 12 three-color and 14 b/w full-page illustrations. ; Beautiful picture book based on wildly popular Oscar-winning animated short film. 'Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?" ; Hinges and endpapers intact, 1cm closed tear to bottom of contents page, spine missing 2cm at top and 6cm at bottom. Interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Semolina Silkpaws Comes to Catstown

By: Williams, Gladys; Illustrated by Ronald Ferns

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hart Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 20502

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


56 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, yellow cloth, blue illustrated jacket, 56 pages, nearly every page has a quaint b/w or monochrome illustration, incuding endpapers. ; Originally published 1962. This is first US edition, 1967. Charming tales of heroic mother cat and her four kittens in a town run by cats. ; Book shows no marks, no defects of any kind. Jacket shows two oldprices on front flap, two small chips to lower edge, everything readable. Scarce in any con... View more info