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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

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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Five Little Peppers and How They Grew : And, Five Little Peppers Midway

By: Sidney, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1955

Seller ID: 21368

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo (7.75") 20 cm; LOT of 2 hardcover volumes, full-color covers, green patterned endpapers, each with numerous monochrome illustrations. ; Copyright 1881, 1890. These are much later editions. 1) Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, illustrated by Sari, 1955, all edges green, 284 pages. 2) Five Little Peppers Midway, illustrated by Norma Garris, 1961, all edges red, 282 pages. ; Both vols show light edgewear, owner name and address in ballpoint on title page. Pages starting to yellow from age. Bindings tight. ; Whitman Classics Series View more info

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Pictures from Mother Goose : A Golden Portfolio, 1945

By: Simon & Schuster; Illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1945

Seller ID: 21155

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


8 pages; Folio (19") 46 cm; Very large portfolio, 15 x 19 inches, pale gray with full-color illustrated paste-down on front, enclosing 8 stunning full-color plates depicting popular nursery rhymes. ; Amazing artwork by the great Russian-American illustrator Feodor Rojankovsky. Copyright 1945 by Simon & Schuster and Artists & Writers Guild. ; Set includes: Jack and Jill. Mary Had a Little Lamb. Little Boy Blue. The Old Woman in the Shoe. Little Tommy Tittlemouse. Rain Rain Go Away. Little Miss Muffet. Pussy Cat Pussy Cat. ; All eight plates are present, clean, and intact. Portfolio shows mo... View more info

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

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

By: Spyri, Johanna; Illustrated by R. Poetzelberger

Price: $48.00

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 marks, no other defects. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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Twoey and the Goat : (Signed First Edition)

By: Timmons, Robbie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Mitten Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20837

ISBN: 1587265176

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


182 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, pale green endpapers, 182 pages, a few b/w illustrations. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Fictionalized true story of friendship between champion racehorse Two Links Back and small goat named Kidd. ; No defects to book, except autograph. Jacket has small publisher sticker on lower front flap, as issued. No other defects. View more info

Great Corgiville Kidnapping, The

By: Tudor, Tasha; Illustrated by Tasha Tudor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21520

ISBN: 0316855839

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


48 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, blue illustrated boards, 48 unnumbered glossy pages, wonderful full-color illustrations throughout. ; Reinforced binding stated. ; Charming story of Corgi detective dog who solves mystery of missing rooster. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows light shelfwear. View more info

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Mary Louise at Dorfield

By: Van Dyne, Edith (Emma Speed Sampson)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Reilly & Lee Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16329

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


224 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, steel-blue cloth, black lettering, 224 pages. ; This is the sixth book in a series of teenage girl detective stories begun by L. Frank Baum writing as Edith Van Dyne. Baum passed in 1919 (after writing book four) but his publisher continued the series under the same name. This title was actually written by Emma Speed Sampson. ; We have graded this item Fair. Cloth worn and frayed at extremities. Juvenile names and small scribbles on both endpapers. Front endpaper and halftitle page are discolored along inner margin from old cellophane tape repairs.... 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: $23.00

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 but page 198 mentions 1897. ; Gift note in very pale ink on front endpaper dated 1897. Otherwise book shows only a touch of w... View more info

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Mother's Story Hour for Young People : With Color Plates and Numerous Illustrations in Black and White

By: Vredenburg, Edric, with Helen J. Wood, et al.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk Company: 1916

Seller ID: 15159

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


240 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 240 unnumbered pages, b/w line illustrations throughout, 4 full-page full-color illustrations on glossy plates, including frontispiece. ; Contents include: 1 lullabye with fully notated music, several poems, dozens of enchanting stories for mother to read to young children. ; Unlike most children's books of this era (1916) this one is in remarkably good condition. Gilt on spine is rubbed and a bit dull but still quite readable. Gilt on front is intact and bright. Very light wear to cloth at heel and crown. S... View more info

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

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

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Metropolitan Mother Goose, the : Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

By: Watson, Elizabeth C.; Illustrated by Emma Clark

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company: 1920

Seller ID: 21530

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover booklet, dark green and orange covers, self-wraps, 24 pages including covers, 24 rhymes, charmingly illustrated throughout in orange and green. ; These are not just your favorite old nursery rhymes; they have been modernized to tout health and fitness to children. Example: 'There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children she knew just what to do. She gave them pure milk with plenty of bread, and promptly at sundown she tucked them in bed.' ; Minor edgewear. No marks. Main defect: lower rear cover has light creases, two small clos... View more info

Semolina Silkpaws Comes to Catstown

By: Williams, Gladys; Illustrated by Ronald Ferns

Price: $12.00

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 condition. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image does not resemble our book; our book has blue jacket with different illustrati... View more info

Pogonip Magic : (Signed)

By: Wilson, Karen Collett; Illustrated by Susan A. Zerga

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Snowbound Books: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20962

ISBN: 0972257004

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


44 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, 44 unnumbered pages, color photo covers and throughout. Title page SIGNED by author and photographer. ; When the pogonip (aka pakenaphe, frost, or freezing fog) sets in, magic happens in the forest. Illustrated by actual photos, this book tells the gentle story of a surprise friendship between a herd of haughty deer and an old wandering cat. ; No defects to book or jacket, apart from autographs, and metallic gold 'signed copy' sticker on jacket. View more info