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Sammy Goes a ' Hunting

By: Ainslie, Kathleen; Illustrated by Kathleen Ainslie

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Castell Brothers: 1906

Seller ID: 20530

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, olive green spine, 24 unnumbered pages, chromolithograph front cover, monochrome illustrated endpapers, 11 full-page chromolithograph illustrations and one full-spread chromolithograph illustration. ; Written and illustrated by the great Kathleen Ainslie (KA). A tale of living dolls. Little Sammy rides his charger, Dapple, off to the fields to join Lady Tabitha (a peg doll) at the fox hunt, where every horse, every hound, even t... View more info

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Joe's Luck : Or, a Boy's Adventures in California

By: Alger, Horatio Jr. ; Illustrated by John Watson Davis

Price: $27.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Company: 1920

Seller ID: 16335

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


286 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Green cloth, black lettering, full-color glossy paste-down on front showing several boys in a rough and tumble game of football, 286 pages, 3 b/w illustrations by J. Watson Davis. ; Copyright 1913. This edition has no date but we estimate about 1920. Original subtitle was Or, Always Wide Awake. This edition subtitle is Or, A Boy's Adventures in California. ; We have graded this item Fair due to missing frontispiece. Otherwise, physically... View more info

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Forging Ahead, 1e : (1st Edition, 1903)

By: Alger, Horatio Jr. ; Illustrated by Winfield S. Lukens

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Penn Publishing Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16318

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


369 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Tan cloth, front decorated in green, red, black and gilt, pale monochrome illustrated endpapers, 369 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear, 7 full-page glossy plates with very nice b/w illustrations and captions. ; True first. 1903 on title page (MCMIII) and on copyright page. No other printings listed. Publisher logo (ornate monogram) on spine. ; We have graded this book Very Good Plus. Cloth on spine is sunned and dark but quite re... View more info

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Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen : Illustrated by Tasha Tudor

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Illustrated by Tasha Tudor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18615

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


273 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, silver lettering, silver snowflake design on front, 273 pages, 31 fairy tales retold, each illustrated with at least one b/w illustration. Book also includes 10 beautiful full-color plates. ; 1st edition, copyright 1945, no additional printings listed. ; Some well-known and some obscure tales, including: The Tinderbox. The Mermaid. Little Ida's flowers. Emperor's new clothes. The Goloshes of fortune. Snow queen. ... View more info

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Stories Mother Nature Told Her Children, the : Illustrated

By: Andrews, Jane

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ginn & Company: 1898

Seller ID: 20526

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


161 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, dark purple-red cloth, [xiv] + 161 + 4 pages, black decor on front, gilt title on spine, 14 original educational stories for children, 10 small b/w illustrations. ; Jane Andrews (1833-1887) of Newburyport, Massachusetts, became famous as founding director of radical private school utilizing experiments, games and stories instead of traditional textbooks. ; Copyright 1888 by Lee & Shepard. This edition 1898 by Ginn & Com... View more info

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Christmas Panorama

By: Author Unknown

Price: $34.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers: 1958

Seller ID: 20494

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


18 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Magnificent panoramic accordion-folded board book with 18 panels, top edge die-cut, featuring a complete full-color illustration of jolly Santa Claus in his sleigh, with 8 full-page reindeer, each with her name in a caption below. Reverse side shows same illustration. Opens all the way up to a length of over 6 feet. ; McLoughlin Brothers C703. Interior code 150150. ; Light edgewear. Small ding to lower edge. Outer covers have a few pale ... View more info

Mother Goose : Unabridged Edition

By: Authors Various; Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1968

Seller ID: 10485

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


125 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Stunningly beautiful book, tall hardcover, orange cloth, gilt lettering, 125 glossy pages, gilt title on blindstamped boards, illustrated throughout with full-color pages (including endpapers) alternating with b/w pages. ; Grosset 1811 on lower spine. Copyright 1968. LCCN 1968. No other printings. No isbn. ; Book shows absolutely no sign of use. No jacket, as issued. Slipcase is Very Good Plus, light sunning and wear only, all corners... View more info

Dean's Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes

By: Authors Various; Illustrated by Janet & Anne Grahame-Johnstone

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dean & Son: 1965

Seller ID: 20070

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


74 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, white boards, 74 unnumbered pages, about 80 favorite rhymes, illustrated throughout in full color including endpapers. ; Wonderfully lively illustrations of happy children, fairyfolk, chickens, geese, mice, etc. ; Book shows little wear. One very small mark in fountain pen on 'belongs to' page, just a line, not a name. No other marks. Pink illustrated jacket has a touch of edgewear, small sticker scar on upper front. View more info

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Mother Goose Panorama

By: Authors Various; Illustrated by Julian Wehr

Price: $22.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers: 1957

Seller ID: 20493

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


18 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Panoramic accordion-folded board book with 18 panels, top edge die-cut, featuring full-color illustrations of 9 different characters from Mother Goose (no rhymes, just brief captions) : Mary had a Little Lamb, Little Bo Peep, Old Woman who lived in Shoe, Jack and Jill, Simple Simon, Wee Willie Winkie, etc. Opens all the way up to a length of over 6 feet. ; McLoughlin Brothers C-701. Interior code 100100. ; Very light edgewear. Covers hav... View more info

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New Wizard of Oz, The

By: Baum, L. Frank; Illustrated by Evelyn Copelman

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1944

Seller ID: 20531

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


209 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, steel-blue cloth, gold lettering and black decor, [x] + 209 pages, numerous b/w illustrations in text, 8 full-page color plates. ; Originally published 1900. This edition, with new illustrations (loosely based on famous 1939 movie) by Evelyn Copelman, 1944.; Exterior shows light wear to tips. No internal marks. Gold lettering quite sharp. Binding tight. Lacks jacket. ; Wizard of Oz Series; Vol. 1 View more info

Lost Princess of Oz, the : (Softcover Reprint, 1999)

By: Baum, L. Frank; Illustrated by John Rea Neill

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 13188

ISBN: 0486403440

Condition: Near Fine


312 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Quality softcover reprint, numerous b/w illustrations in text, 12 beautiful full-color glossy plates, with captions. ; Complete and unabridged. Reprint of 1917. This edition 1999. ; Wizard of Oz Series; Vol. 11 View more info

Land of Oz, the : A Sequel to the Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank; Illustrated by John Rea Neill

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Reilly & Lee Company: 1939

Seller ID: 20560

Condition: Very Good+


287 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue-gray cloth, full-color paste-down illustration on front, 287 pages, b/w illustrations throughout. ; Copyright 1904. This edition 1939.; Light bump to lower front tip. Minor edgewear. No marks. Binding tight. ; Wizard of Oz Series; Vol. 2 View more info

Walt Disney's Robin Hood : A Mickey Mouse Club Book

By: Bedford, Annie North

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20398

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


24 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, red foil over spine, 24 unnumbered pages, illustrated throughout with color photos, and color photo on front cover. Original coverprice 25. ; Little Golden Book D48. 1st edition. A on last page. Based on Disney film The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men, starring Richard Todd, 1952. This book copyright 1955. ; Almost no sign of wear. Pages a bit yellowed around edges. Sole defect: Belongs-to page has name very faintly penned ... View more info

Five Judy Blume Classics, Box Set : Are You There God ? It's Me Margaret ; Then Again, Maybe I Won't ; Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great ; Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing ; Blubber

By: Blume, Judy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company: 1979

Seller ID: 20251

ISBN: 0440443539

Condition: Very Good+


12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Set of five classic softcover novels for adolescents, in original illustrated slipcase. Slipcase shows art by P. P. Scrigner (?) and Ronald Himler. ; Vol-1, Are You There God ? It's Me Margaret, 1970, purple, [viii] + 152 pages. Vol-2, Then Again, Maybe I Won't, 1971, green, [x] + 166 pgs. Vol-3, Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, 1972, orange, [vi[ + 122p. Vol-4, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, 1972, green, [viii] + 120p. Vol-5, Blubber, 1974,... View more info

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Jingles and Joys for Wee Girls and Boys

By: Brine, Mary D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cassell Publishing Company: 1895

Seller ID: 18626

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


150 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, pale blue cloth, beautiful black and gold lettering and decor, about 150 unnumbered pages, short poems and nursery rhymes throughout, hundreds of b/w illustrations by various artists. ; Dozens of wonderful children's rhymes by beloved poet and lyricist Mary Dow Brine, 1816-1913. ; Exterior shows moderate wear, sunning around edges, spine lightly rubbed but all readable. Pages are tanned from age, with some small edge chi... View more info

Golden Egg Book, The

By: Brown, Margaret Wise; Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1968

Seller ID: 16742

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


24 pages; Folio (13.25") 34 cm; Hardcover, very tall (9.75 x 13.25 inches) 246 x 338 mm, 24 unnumbered pages, full color illustrations on all pages, boards and endpapers. ; Dated 1947, no other dates. Code indicates 1968. ; A wonderful story with adorable rabbit and mysterios egg. ; This is one of the best condition children's picture books we have ever seen. No marks, no rips, no tears, no bumps to corners. Book appears never to have been fully opened. Small dealer ... View more info

Adventures of Pinto, the Cowboy Pony, the : How He Met Chick-A-Ree of the Gray Squirrel Network, Bobo, the Circus Bear, Fawnie, the Talking Deer, and Josie Jump-Up, the Friendly Skunk

By: Carhart, Arthur H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Nifty Novelties;: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19712

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 40 unnumbered pages, charming illustration of Pinto on front. ; Seven exciting adventures featuring Bobby's young colt Pinto and other animals of Rocky Mountains, Colorado. Aimed at young readers about age 7-12. ; Light edgewear only. No major defects. Quite scarce. View more info

Blue Fairy Book, the : For Boys and Girls, Copiously Illustrated

By: Conkey, W. B.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: W. B. Conkey Company: 1906

Seller ID: 15370

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


138 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Tall hardcover, blue cloth over spine, blue boards, 138 unnumbered pages, beautiful full-color and gilt illustration on front, b/w illustrations throughout, including endpapers. ; Stories are: Sleeping Beauty. Beauty and the Beast. Little Red Riding Hood. Cinderella. Aladdin. Jack the Giant-Killer. Puss in Boots. ; Please note: This is not part of the famous colored fairy book series edited by Andrew Lang, but appears to be an imitator p... View more info

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Red Apple, The, and Other Stories

By: Crowell, Thomas Y.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell: 1898

Seller ID: 18198

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


124 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, red-brown cloth, 124 pages, gilt lettering and black decor on front and spine, small color paste-down on front showing five little children playing, 3 b/w illustrations including frontispiece. ; Copyright 1878. This unit undated but we assume 1898. One volume of many hundreds published in the 19th century for the Christian education of little ones. This one includes 14 short stories featuring young protagonists in every... View more info

Woofus, the Woolly Dog : A Fuzzy Wuzzy Book

By: Curry, Jane; Illustrated by Florence Sarah Winship

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20482

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


32 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, pink and turquise boards illustrated with Woofus, the curly-haired dog who is fuzzy to the touch (flocked) and also flocked (fuzzy) are the letters of the front cover title 'Woofus' and inside, several illustrations of Woofus and the adorable little kitten. 32 pages including endpapers. Color illustrations throughout. ; Whitman 5056. Adventures of big woolly dog, his human family and his tiny orphan kitten friend. ; Small ... View more info