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

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

Price: $32.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Company: 1920

Seller ID: 16335


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

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

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

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Penn Publishing Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16318


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

Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen : Illustrated by Tasha Tudor

By: Andersen, Hans Christian >>; Illustrated by Tasha Tudor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press;: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18615


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

Mother Goose : Abridged Edition

By: Authors Various >>; Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap;: 1982

Seller ID: 20233


76 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Tall hardcover, pictorial boards, 76 glossy pages, illustrated throughout with full-color pages (including endpapers) alternating with b/w pages. ; Grosset 1810 on lower spine. Copyright 1968. This is abridged edition, 1982. ; Light wear to tips. Boards show light sunning across upper edge. No jacket, as issued. Name penned on belongs-to page. No other marks. Binding tight. ; Originally published with 125 pages. This is abridged editio... 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


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

Mother Goose : Unabridged Edition

By: Authors Various; Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1968

Seller ID: 10485


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

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


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

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


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

Jingles and Joys for Wee Girls and Boys

By: Brine, Mary D. >>

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Cassell Publishing Company;: 1895

Seller ID: 18626


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


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

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

By: Conkey, W. B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W. B. Conkey Company: 1906

Seller ID: 15370


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

Red Apple, The, and Other Stories

By: Crowell, Thomas Y.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell;: 1898

Seller ID: 18198


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

Marguerite de Angeli's Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes : 376 Rhymes with More than 260 Illustrations

By: de Angeli, Marguerite >>

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company;: 1954

Edition: Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 19957


192 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Tall hardcover, color illustrated boards, [iv] + 192 pages, index, 376 rhymes, over 260 illustrations, including several in full color. ; Copyright 1954. This is 14th printing. One of the most popular books of its kind published in the 20th century. ; Heel and crown worn, tips lightly bumped. No other defects. No marks, binding tight. View more info

Mr. Bumps and His Monkey : 1e, 1st Edition, 1942

By: de la Mare, Walter >>; Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John C. Winston Company;: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20286


69 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, full-color illustrated boards, [viii] + 69 pages, several small b/w illustrations, 8 full-page b/w illustrations, 6 full-page full-color illustrations. ; Introduction and illustrations by Dorothy P. Lathrop. ; Wonderful fun children's tale of the sailor John Bumps and of Jasper, his talking monkey. ; Book shows only minor shelfwear. No marks or defects. Matching jacket is present, unclipped, but visible edgewear, two very small... View more info

Mother Goose : A New Popular Edition

By: Dorne, Maxwell, and Bill Sass >>

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Random House;: 1949

Seller ID: 20069


69 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, slick illustrated boards, 69 pages, index, over 200 popular rhymes, over 60 illustrations in b/w and color including several full-page color photos of Claytoons (characters and sets made of polymer clay) ; Artwork and Claytoons directed by Maxwell Dorne and Bill Sass. Photos by Maxwell Dorne. ; Corners worn, a small area of coating peeling along rear joint. Gift note in a small hand penned on front endpaper dated 1956. No... View more info

Little Robbie's Picture Book : With Many Illustrations

By: Edwards, Mary Ellen >>; Illustrated by Harrison Weir

Price: $32.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons;: 1885

Seller ID: 17191


126 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth over spine, full-color chromolithograph on front showing Little Robbie and his pet rabbit, 126 pages, 62 full-page monochrome illustrations, nearly 62 original one-page stories and descriptions, plus a few short poems, for young children. ; This is a children's annual, stuffed with various entertaining stories, poems, and short descriptions of amazing animals from faraway lands, all illustrated. No author listed. Many ... View more info

A to Z Picture Book

By: Fujikawa, Gyo; Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1975

Seller ID: 14474


70 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, 70 unnumbered pages, illustrated throughout in wonderful images, every other spread in full color. Each letter shown by many items (unicorn, umbrella, ukulele, unhappy, etc) and also in short rhymes. ; Isbn 0448132052. Copyright 1974. This is 1975 printing, stated. ; All corners show wear, as usual. Otherwise clean and intact, no writing, no scribbles. Binding tight. View more info

Old Dame Trot : Illustrated

By: Hart, Elizabeth Anna >>

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company;: 1887

Seller ID: 17423


46 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, black cloth over spine, color illustrated boards, pink endpapers, 46 pages, 32 b/w illustrations reproduced from engravings. ; Short short stories, poems, rhymes, etc, for young children. Various authors and illustrators. ; Heavily worn. Front free endpaper chipped. Rear free endpaper missing. Child's name in old ink on front endpaper. Two pages have edge chips that partly affect illustrations, but everything is readable. Bindi... View more info

Queen of the Pirate Isle, the : 1931 Edition

By: Harte, Bret; Illustrated by Kate Greenaway

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Company: 1931

Seller ID: 8450


64 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, tan cloth, 64 pages, color illustration on front label depicting three children on overturned chairs dressed as pirates on pirate ships, 28 charming illustrations in full color. ; Originally published in 1885. This edition 1931. ; Light soiling and edgewear to cloth. Gift note in old ink on front endpaper. Pinhole in upper margin of one leaf. A few pages have very faint thumb smudges, otherwise interior clean. Binding tight and sq... View more info

Maida's Little House : (4th Printing, 1931)

By: Irwin, Inez Haynes >>; Illustrated by Pelagie Doane

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap;: 1931

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20260


264 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, orange cloth, [iv] + 264 + 4 pages, top edge blue, dark blue polka-dot endpapers, frontispiece b/w illustration by Pelagie Doane. ; Copyright 1921. This is 4th printing, July, 1931. Lists to 3. ; One of the most popular series of young adult novels for girls ever published. ; Cloth lightly worn, spine faintly creased, pages yellowed around edges. No marks or scribbles. Binding tight. ; Amazonbuyers please note: our unit does ... View more info