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Keep Books : Lot of 14 Books

By: McCarrier, Andrea; Illustrated by Cynthia Mann

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ohio State University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 21341

Condition: Very Good+


24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Lot of 14 small softcovers, brightly colored covers, 8 pages per vol, 4 b/w illustrations per vol, various illustrators. Many African American characters featured. ; F*rst-grade readers published by Early Literacy Learning Initiative (ELLI) of Ohio State University, 1995-1996. ; LOT INCLUDES: MA-5, Is It Lunch Time, by Justina Henry. 2-1, Lunch Box, by Henry. 2-5, Max's Birthday, by Rose Mary Estice. 2-8, Party Time, by Susan Gamble Weaver. 3-2, Zoo Trip, by Max Brand. 3-5, Feeding the Birds, by John McCarrier. 3-8, Soccer Game, by McCarrier. 4-2, Burnt Cookies, by McCar... View more info

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Doll House : A Rainbow Playbook

By: Moss, Marion; Illustrated by Lisl Weil

Price: $58.00

Publisher: World Publishing Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20675

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


12 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Hardcover with green plastic comb binding. 12 unnumbered pages illustrated throughout in three colors. Not just a book: some pages fold out to become rooms, some pages have cupboards that open or other movable features. ; This book was used by a child and shows moderate wear. Covers lightly foxed. Part of front joint split but front cover still attached. 'Ann F' penciled her name on title page and also on envelope, laid in, containing: paper dolls of little girl and little boy plus 25 paper dollhouse accessories such as stove, refrigerator, table, bed, teddy be... View more info

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Hanky Mother Goose Book, The

By: Mother Goose

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1950

Seller ID: 17811

Condition: Very Good+


12 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Blue softcover booklet, 12 unnumbered pages, 15 beloved Mother Goose rhymes, 12 full-color illustrations including covers. Affixed to center page are three different-colored hankies (handkerchiefs) made of real cloth, with actual embroidered decorations in five colors, attached with a straight pin and a small ribbon, as issued. Each hanky's embroidery is of a differently designed boy in a corner by a window. ; Almost no wear. Defects: very small area of discoloration to heel. 'This Book Belongs To' page has a name and address neatly written in fountain pen. Li... View more info

Ding Dong Dell and Other Rhymes, 1942

By: Mother Goose

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sam'l Gabriel Sons & Company: 1942

Seller ID: 18803

Condition: Near Fine


12 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Softcover booklet, self-wraps, 12 pages including covers, coated linen-textured pages throughout, full-color illustration on each page, ten popular nursery rhymes illustrated. ; Contents: I had a little pony. Jack and Jill. Ding dong dell. Dame Trot. Doodle doodle doo. Hush-a-bye baby. To market to market. Sulky Sue. Tommy Snooks and Bessy Brooks. Tattle tale tit. ; Almost no visible wear. Remarkable condition for a children's book. ; Linenette Series; Vol. 476 View more info

Mother Goose, Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa : Abridged Edition, 1982

By: Mother Goose; Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1982

Seller ID: 20233

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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 edition with 76 pages. View more info

Nursery Rhymes : Honey Bear Edition, 1991

By: Mother Goose; Illustrated by Karen Rissing

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Modern Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 20107

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


20 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall red hardcover, 20 unnumbered pages, about 40 popular nursery rhymes, lively color illustrations throughout including endpapers. ; Isbn 0874494990. ; No marks. Small ding to lower front board, otherwise appears unused. ; Honey Bear Books Series View more info

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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 very small on title page, both in old ink. Small old sticker on rear endpaper dated 1914 and making fun of the Kaiser. Pages a... View more info

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Timber Trail Riders Series : The Mystery of the Hollywood Horse, the Luck of Black Diamond, the Mysterious Dude

By: Murray, Michael

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 21369

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Lot of 3 hardcover young adult western mystery novels, full-color illustrated boards, tan pictorial endpapers, about 280 pages and several monochrome illustrations per vol. ; Lot includes vols 3, 4, 5 in series. 3) The Luck of Black Diamond : A Sunny Saunders Story, illustrated by Olindo Giacomini and Arnie Kohn, 1963, 282 pages. 4) The Mystery of the Hollywood Horse : A Peggy Lewis Story, illus by Jim Tadych, 1964, 280 pgs. 5) The Mysterious Dude : A Dave Talbot Story, illus by Wilbur A. Howe, 1964, 280 pgs. ; Vol-3 very light bump to heel. Vol-4, crown wrinkled and wo... View more info

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Hoggee : (Signed First Edition)

By: Myers, Anna

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20835

ISBN: 0802789269

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


162 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown boards, 162 pages. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Wonderful historical fiction featuring young man who guides mule that pulls barge on Erie canal. ; No defects to book apart from autograph. Jacket shows a touch of edgewear. 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: $48.00

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 series that competed with the famed Oz Books. ; Cloth shows light edgewear. Front pastedown sunned and lightly rubbed. A few p... 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, ancient ruins, underwater caves, much more. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Lacks jacket. Both glasses are pristine.... View more info

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Little Engine That Could, the : Complete Edition

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

Price: $16.00

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. ; Star Books for Children Series View more info

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

By: Platt & Munk

Price: $19.00

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 The Child An Hundred Years Old, and was written by the Rev. William S. Plumer, DD. Other stories not credited. ; Moderate exter... View more info

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Grasshopper Green and the Meadow-Mice

By: Rae, John; Illustrated by John Rae

Price: $17.00

Publisher: P. F. Volland Company: 1922

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 8511

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


44 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, yellow illustrated boards. 44 unnumbered pages. ; Delightful fairy tale featuring a clumsy Grasshopper, a cute family of mice, several garden fairies and other critters. Adorably illustrated in full color. ; Moderate wear to extremities. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce in this condition. ; Sunny Book Series View more info

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Nursery Fire, The

By: Richards, Rosalind; Illustrated by Clara E. Atwood

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18932

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


242 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Oblong hardcover, brown cloth illustrated in white and black, white lettering on spine, [x] + 242 + 4 pages, 27 charming stories for young children, 17 b/w line illustrations in text, 3 full-page b/w illustrations on glossy plates. ; 1st edition, 1904. ; Nancy, a very young but very polite little girl, has wonderful imaginary adventures with Alice, Rosy, Phil and the other children in the neighborhood. ; Exterior shows light wear. No major defects but a few pages have small pale spots or smudges. Gift note penciled on front endpaper dated 1904. Everything is rea... 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 front endpaper dated 1883. No missing pages. A few pages have small closed tears to margins, none affecting any text or illustrat... View more info

Image for Walt Disney's Bambi :  A Fuzzy Golden Book

Walt Disney's Bambi : A Fuzzy Golden Book

By: Salten, Felix; Illustrated by Melvin Shaw

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1949

Seller ID: 17090

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


28 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, 28 pages, full-color illustrations throughout, including boards and endpapers. Front cover and 12 pages (all the illustrations of Bambi) have 'furry touch-me' material, fuzzy to the touch, as issued. ; Adapted from the original story by Felix Salton. Illustrations adapted from the Disney film. ; Book shows moderate wear to extremities. No marks, no tears, no other defects. Jacket has several chips, the largest at crown, but is all readable and still fuzzy. ; Fuzzy Golden Book Series View more info

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

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. Music arranged by Ruth Joanne Scarlett. Foreword by Clara Le Hauquet Brenton. ; Owner name in ballpoint on front cover in a smal... View more info

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

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 previously published. Many full-page illustrations. (Amazonbuyers please note: Their image does not match out unit. Our unit is b... View more info