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Best Children's Classics, Volume 8: Bookshelf for Boys and Girls

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Midland Park, New Jersey, The University Society, Inc.: 1973

Stock No.: 80814

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volume 8 in the Best Children's Classics series. This volume features notable childrens stories or excerpts from longer works by noted authors. Includes "Adventures of Pinocchio" by Collodi, "Heidi at the Alm-Uncle's Hut" by Spyri, "Adventures of Black Beauty" by Sewell and many others. With illustrations throughout. --- In colorful pictorial covers. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy but with slight cover soiling.; Tall Octavo (9 ... View more info

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Rollo in Scotland and Rollo in Holland (2 Books in 1 Volume)

By: ABBOTT, Jacob

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Rahway, New Jersey, The Mershon Company:

Stock No.: 74911

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Formerly property of a library, with pocket and other markings to so indicate. An undated volume, but likely published 1890s-1900s. With numerous b&w illustrations. In full grey cloth-covered boards with lettering and illustrations on cover and spine in green, black and pale orange. Other than the library markings, a firm, clean, unmarked copy. --- Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was a prolific writer best known for his juvenile fiction series featuring his Rollo character, of ... View more info

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True Stories of the Favorite Sons and Daughters of America: For Young People

By: ABBOTT, John S. C. et al.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Chicago, Imperial Publishing Co.: 1899

Stock No.: 82375

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Notable figures from American history are profiled in this illustrated collection of biographical sketches. With illustrations and photos throughout, including a color frontis image of William McKinley and his mother. The volume written for the young adult. No editor is credited, but John S. C. Abbott, William Garnett, W. S. Birdsall and Edward S. Ellis are credited as authors. --- In full plum cloth covers with illustrations and titling in black, blue and gilt to cover ... View more info

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Jack and Jill

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Goldsmith Publishing Company:

Stock No.: 73655

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


In blue cloth-covered boards with illustration and lettering in black, cover and spine. Undated reprint; likely published c.1930-1945. With whitish blemished areas on fore-edges of front and back covers. Yellowed interior leaves are of rough, acidic paper, page 13 has tears. Volume tight and clean, and lacking markings. Dust jacket with large chunks missing at head of spine and on back; toned spine. In mylar protector. The famed author of 'Little Women' wrote many works;... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue and Company:

Stock No.: 79162

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An undated edition of the children's classic. With color frontis illustration, with a color illustration pasted to front cover, as well as illustrated endpapers. --- In full navy pebbled cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A good only copy, with a ragged tear to cloth at head of spine, some additional chafing to cloth, black front cover spot, four signatures on recto of frontis illustration and child's coloring to front endpaper. This book shows signs of wear ... View more info

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Little Women (Junior Library, The World's Popular Classics, Art-Type Edition)

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chicago, J. G. Ferguson & Associates: [c.1940s-1960s]

Stock No.: 80943

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An undated reprint copy of author's famous semi-autobiographical novel, featuring her characters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. "Little Women" first appeared in two parts in 1868 and 1869. An entry in publisher's Junior Library, The World's Popular Classics series, Art-Type Edition. --- In green cloth-covered boards with image of reading children on cover in dark red, more images in dark red on spine and gilt-stamped titling on dark red spine blocks. Volume was p... View more info

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The Cruise of the 'Ghost'

By: ALDEN, W. L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: (1909)

Stock No.: 75090

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Later edition bears 1909 date on copyright page, but possibly published after that date. With four b&w plates bearing illustrations by C.W. Woodruff. In full tan cloth-covered boards with nautical illustrations on cover and spine; titling in green. Bright, color illustration on cover of four lads in a sailboat on rough seas. Code F-Y on copyright page. --- With inked gift inscription on front free endpaper; blank index card affixed to rear paste-down. Jacket with chips a... View more info

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Facing the World, or, The haps and mishaps of Harry Vane

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Co: 1910

Stock No.: 73627

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


In smudged grey cloth-covered boards, severely browned, somewhat fragile interior. Illustration of football players on cover. With oak leaf decorations at endpapers and frontis illustration; prev. owner's name on front pastedown. Though fragile, volume is intact and complete. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 168 pages View more info

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Charlie Codman's Cruise

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Company: 1913

Stock No.: 73634

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


In rubbed tan cloth-covered boards, severely browned, somewhat fragile interior. Front cover has split away from textblock but still attached to spine cloth. Illustration of youth fishing in stream on cover. With oak leaf decorations at endpapers and frontis illustration; prev. owner's name on front pastedown. Though damaged, volume is intact and complete. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 144 pages View more info

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Bound to Rise or, Up the Ladder

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Company: 1911

Stock No.: 73626

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


In grey cloth-covered boards with severely browned, somewhat fragile interior. Some soiling to covers. Illustration of canoist on front. With oak leaf decorations at endpapers and frontis illustration; prev. owner's name on front pastedown. Though fragile, volume is intact and complete. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 162 pages View more info

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Joe's Luck or Always Wide Awake

By: ALGER Jr., Horatio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Stock No.: 73631

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Undated copy of early 20th century work, meant to inspire youthful readers to excel in their lives. Bears presentation remarks dated 1908. In full brown cloth-covered boards with newsboy illustration with the New York Flatiron Building in the background pasted to front cover. With slightly yellowed leaves, bumped corners and prev. owner's inkings, front pastedown. Lettering on spine in gilt has faded but is readable. Interior tight and complete. A decent example of an 'u... View more info

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Jack's Ward or the Boy Guardian

By: ALGER, Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Company: 1911

Stock No.: 73633

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Published by New York Book Company. Fragile copy is very yellowed due to use of acidic papers, first free endpaper has detached but is present. Covers soiled. A damaged but interesting entry in the series of stories of self-reliant youths by Mr. Alger. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 164 pages View more info

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Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales (Franklin Library Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers)

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian (author); Lo GRIPPO, Robert (illustrations)

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Stock No.: 81228

Condition: Fine


A deluxe leatherbound edition offering 74 of Hans Christian Andersen's famous fairy tales. Includes "The Little Mermaid", "The Princess and Pea", "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Ugly Duckling" and 70 others. With color illustrations by Robert Lo Grippo. Translated from the Danish by Erik Christian Haugaard. Includes a painted portrait of Andersen by George H. Jones near front of volume. Issued as an entry in the publisher's Collected Sto... View more info

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Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road from Long Ago to Now

By: ANDREWS, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Company: 1897

Stock No.: 80832

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An 1897 edition of the author's illustrated book telling the stories of boys from diverse backgrounds who might have existed in history. Jane Andrews taught school in Newburyport, Massachusetts. --- In dark maroon cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations stamped in black on cover & spine, w/gilt-stamped spine titling. --- With plenty of soiling and foxing to leaves, loosened front cover; overall volume is sound and intact.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xviii, 243 pag... View more info

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Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children

By: BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (author); PAULL, Grace (illustrations)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78909

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


First printing of a charming work centered around Early American children and the toys they enjoyed. Includes 18 stories, as well as 20 full-page lithograph illustrations (and many smaller ones, too) by Grace Paull. A section at the rear of volume describes museums and other venues where these early toys can be viewed. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with red top & whistle illustration on cover; red titling on spine. Lacks the dust jacket, but protected w/clear mylar whi... View more info

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Tae's Sonata

By: BALGASSI, Haemi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books: 1997

Stock No.: 78104

ISBN: 0395843146

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A young Korean-American girl struggles with her identity in this young adult story. In grey paper-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Jacket with illustrations of the central character on the cover. --- A bright, clean copy without markings or other obvious damage. Jacket with small chips and tears along edges & retailer sticker back cover, orig. $14 flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" ta... View more info

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Little Black Sambo (First Edition with illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat)

By: BANNERMAN, Helen

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Harter Publishing Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition Thus

Stock No.: 80096

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition November, 1931 on copyright page. This scarce edition of the controversial children's classic with 7 color illustrations of the original 8 by Fern Bisel Peat. (One illustration, "Oh! what lovely melted butter", is missing.) Also with 13 black and white illustrations by Ms. Peat. --- In patterned dark red cloth-covered boards with Peat circular color illustration pasted to cover. Unpaginated, with 46 yellow-bordered leaves (not counting the fu... View more info

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The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People

By: BAUM, L. Frank

Price: $103.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79545

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A fourth printing in the first edition of the re-packaged Baum story that was originally published under the title "A New Wonderland" by R. H. Russell in 1900. With vertically aligned 'O-H-D' sans serif type on copyright page, broken 'H' in "The Monarch", p.[51] and half-missing 'D' in "Wizard", p.[121] (Bienvenue p.209-210). With 12 color plates, front cover illustration, and throughout in black & white by Frank Verbeck [Ver Beck]. Endpapers illu... View more info

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John Dough and the Cherub

By: BAUM, L. Frank

Price: $84.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1920

Stock No.: 79548

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A c.1920 printing of the non-Oz story by the famous L. Frank Baum, creator of the Wizard of Oz and originally published in 1906 (no later date appears in the book). Illustrated by John R. Neill on 11 full-color tipped-in plates with the following pages' text printed on the verso (one at p. 10 is missing, along with page 12's text). Neill black & white illustrations throughout. (Bienvenue p.228). --- In full pale yellow cloth-covered boards with Neill color illustration ... View more info

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The Road to Oz

By: BAUM, L. Frank (author); NEILL, John R. (illustrations)

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co.: [c.1941]

Stock No.: 79544

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


A 1940s reprint edition of the fifth of the famous Oz books by L. Frank Baum. First published in 1909, volume bears no later date, likely published c.1941 (Bienvenue p.44). With front cover illustration (and throughout in black & white) by John R. Neill. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with bright color Neill illustration pasted to cover; spine with Neill illustration and titling in black. Jacket with the same color Neill illustration as on the cover on both front and b... View more info

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St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XL, Part I) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. Nov., 1912 to April, 1913

By: BAUM, L. Frank et al. (authors); RACKHAM, Arthur et al. (illustrators); DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor)

Price: $51.50

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1913

Stock No.: 76289

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Six months of the famed magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in half burgundy leather and pebbled cloth-covered boards. Includes the months of November, 1912 through April, 1913. --- Each issue of St. Nicholas includes stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of charming illustrations, photos, riddles, poems, letters, and non-fiction articles written for young people. One story, "Aunt 'Phroney's Boy", written by L. Frank B... View more info

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The High World

By: BEMELMANS, Ludwig

Price: $45.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Stock No.: 79651

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


The Austrian-American author's children's book is set in the Alps. With color & black and white illustrations by the author. Ludwig Bemelmans was the author of the popular "Madeline" series, which included the Caldecott Award winning "Madeline's Rescue". --- In rust cloth-covered boards with illustration on cover in blue; spine titling in white. Jacket with colorful Bemelmans snowy ski scene on cover. --- With a little yellowish toning to endpapers, other... View more info

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The Adventures of Mario (translated from the German by Whittaker CHAMBERS)

By: BONSELS, Waldemar (author); WIESE, Kurt (illustrations)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79611

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


First U.S. edition. A charming illustrated story of an orphan boy who is befriended by all manner of creatures in the forest. With black and white illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Translated from the German by the noted anti-communist Whittaker Chambers. --- In pale yellow boards with Wiese illustrations and titling in brown and green on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With light soiling to covers, spotting to textblock edges and prior owner's dated signature to ... View more info

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Elo the Eagle, And Other Stories

By: BRALLIAR, Floyd Burton

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Review and Herald Publishing Association: 1947

Stock No.: 80470

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A well-worn copy of this children's story collection, featuring the title character and other wild creatures. With striking woodcut illustrations by Chloe Adams Sofsky. --- In red cloth-covered boards with Elo depiction on cover and at endpapers. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With wear to cloth, rubberstamping and inkings to front free endpaper, somewhat loosened covers but textblock remains firm and book is fully readable.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 191 pages View more info

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Jimmy Makes the Varsity

By: BROOKS, Jonathan

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Stock No.: 75086

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


With b&w frontis illustration by George Avison. In tan cloth-covered boards with football illustration and titling on cover and titling on spine in black. Interior very browned but vol. is firm. With gift inscription on verso of frontis page. Dust jacket with some chipping and tears along edges; sunned spine. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 283 pages View more info

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Freddy The Pied Piper

By: BROOKS, Walter (author); WIESE, Kurt (illustrations)

Price: $126.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79473

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Stated First Edition of the author's humorous work which features Freddy the pig and his raucous animal friends. With maroon illustrations to endpapers and throughout in black and white by Kurt Wiese. --- In green cloth-covered boards with Wiese illustrations on cover and spine in red; red titling on spine and red topstain. Jacket with pink and blue Wiese illustration on cover. --- Covers with tiny white specks, interior clean and unmarked in this firm copy. Fair only j... View more info

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The Christmas Angel

By: BROWN, Abbie Farwell (author); WHEELER, Joe (introduction and afterword)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 1999

Stock No.: 74670

ISBN: 1561797626

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Signed by Joe Wheeler on title page. A clean, bright copy. With numerous b&w engravings. Dr. Wheeler's lengthy introduction provides information about Abbie Farwell Brown, as well as insights for the parent about the use of this story in a family environment. Part of the Focus on the Family Great Stories series. A life-long educator and author, Dr. Wheeler is one of America's premier compilers of family-oriented stories. ; Great Stories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; liii,... View more info

The Adventures of Bobby Coon

By: BURGESS, Thornton W.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1920

Stock No.: 60070

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


One of author's beloved Bedtime Story-books series featuring woodland creatures. Ex-library w/usual markings. Very few of this issue remain in print. Repaired w/library tape frt. hinge; professionally re-bound. Solid and complete w/illustrations & a few torn interior pages.; 60070; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum

By: BURGESS, Thornton W.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1922

Stock No.: 60071

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


One of author's beloved Bedtime Story-books series featuring woodland creatures. Ex-library w/usual markings. Very few of this issue remain in print. Spine, corners and frt. hinge repaired w/library tape. Solid and complete w/illustrations & a few torn interior pages.; 60071; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Mother West Wind's Animal Friends

By: BURGESS, Thornton W. (author); KERR, George (illustrations)

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Stock No.: 74165

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


An undated, later reprint of children's book first published by Little, Brown & Co. in 1912. With 4 black and white illustrations by George Kerr; and a Kerr color illustration on the dust jacket as well as illustrated endpapers in green ink. One of many in the Burgess Quaddies Trade Mark series. In blue faux cloth paper-covered boards with Kerr illustration in black & pale blue on cover. Jacket with numerous rubbings and small tears but mostly intact and with toned spine... View more info

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Der Kleine Lord (Little Lord Fauntleroy)--German Language

By: BURNETT, Frances Hodgson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Loewe's Verlag Ferdinand Carl:

Stock No.: 73551

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In dark green cloth-covered boards w/pasted-on color drawing of the little lord on his pony on the front cover. Entirely written in gothic-German type; with many illustrations by Willy Planck in both color and black and white. Volume is loose, but not excessively so; and with spine slant. A legendary story with handsome illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 153 pages View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Lewis Carroll

By: CARROLL, Lewis

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books: 1991

Stock No.: 80088

ISBN: 0831715510

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A hefty reprint volume offering the complete stories of Lewis Carroll, including his verses, puzzles, acrostics, 'phantasmagorica' and other comic writings. "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" with John Tenniel's classic black and white illustrations. With an introduction by Alexander Woollcott. --- In green textured paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with a selection of Tenniel's illustrations... View more info

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Flying to Victory A Super Mystery Model for America's Air Forces

By: CASSELBERRY, A. F.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples and Leon: 1943

Stock No.: 75082

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Wartime fiction, aimed at juvenile boys. With b&w frontis illustration. In red cloth-covered boards with titling in black on cover and spine. Publisher's red topstain. Penciled gift inscription on front free endpaper; else a bright, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with bright color crashing plane illustration; with tears & chips but intact overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages View more info

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Chatterbox 1892

By: CLARKE, J. Erskine (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat: 1892

Stock No.: 77728

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


A collection of stories and non-fiction articles intended for juveniles, accompanied with plenty of black & white drawings and full-page engravings. With color illustration of chef delivering a steaming hot roast on cover, with unlettered blue cloth spine. Frontis color illustration of boys at play on a frozen pond. (with prior owner's rubberstamping thereon). --- Volume is very ragged and several pages are loose. Covers and spine with much chafing. Some pages browned an... View more info

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The Cat and the Captain (The Little Library series)

By: COATSWORTH, Elizabeth (author); KAYE, Gertrude (illustrations)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1952

Stock No.: 81769

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


21st printing, 1952 of this charming tale for young people. With black & white line illustrations by Gertrude Kaye. An entry in publisher's series: The Little Library. --- In grey cloth-covered boards with image of the captain and the cat on the cover, titling on cover and spine, both in black. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With a few black specks and discoloration to back cover, else a bright, clean, unmarked copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 55 pages View more info

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Good Luck

By: Cobden, Paul

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard, Publishers:

Stock No.: 71985

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


[This edition published 1873]. This early action-adventure work is remarkably well-preserved, but with issues. 1.5" tear to cloth at top front hinge area. Interior page [which contains elaborate engraving publicizing this series and this individual work] before title page is detached but present; spine faded but readable. Overall, volume is intact. Illustrated w/b&w engravings. Interior, espec endpapers, yellowed, smudged and/or lightly stained. Has numerous pages of... View more info

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Pinocchio (Junior Library, The World's Popular Classics, Art-Type Edition)

By: COLLODI, C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, J. G. Ferguson & Associates: [c.1940s-1960s]

Stock No.: 80942

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An undated reprint edition of the author's famous children's story, which has been reworked into many variations including a popular Disney movie. With 17 black and white illustrations throughout by an uncredited illustrator (whose name appears to be "L. Beaujon"). An entry in publisher's Junior Library, The World's Popular Classics series, Art-Type Edition. --- In green cloth-covered boards with image of reading children on cover in dark red, more images in dark... View more info

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A Round Dozen

By: COOLIDGE, Susan

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1892

Stock No.: 74867

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In full blue cloth-covered boards with decorations and lettering in gilt and dark red. With four illustrations (including tissue-protected frontis illust.) by Frank T. Merrill. Interior bright and clean; covers and edges with incidental soiling; cover edgewear. Volume is firm. --- Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (1835-1905) wrote under the pseudonym of Susan Coolidge and is perhaps best known for her series which began with 'What Katy Did.' ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 298, (6, ... View more info

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Ola

By: D'AULAIRE, Ingri and Edgar Parin

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company, Incorporated: 1932

Stock No.: 74795

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Early printing of English-language picture book tells the story of a small Norwegian boy (Ola). Large, brightly-colored illustrations as well as several b&w illustrations. Unpaginated, with 60 pages. With abrasions and roughly-chewed area at lower edge of front cover. Volume is a bit loose but is held together well and not in danger of disintegration. --- An attractive story book, ideal for reading with a small child on one's lap.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (60) pages View more info

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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

By: DAHL, Roald

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1972

Stock No.: 82111

ISBN: 0394824725

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated second printing of Roald Dahl's sequel to his popular "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", in which his Charlie Bucket and Willie Wonka characters make their return. With fanciful drawings by Joseph Schindelman throughout. --- In pale green paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth, with Schindelman artwork on cover in blue, titling in pink on spine; light green topstain. In jacket with Schindelman art to covers, author photographic portrait to back flap.... View more info