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Twin Kids

By: Hogan, Inez

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1937

Seller ID: CS00187

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper boards, 8 X 6 inches, unpaginated, black and white illustrations throughout; head and tail of spine a bit worn, pages are clean with no markings; dust jacket is worn with a few small closed tears and one chip on top rear near spine. View more info

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Bimbo and His Jacket

By: Hunter, Kay

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Samuel Gabriel Sons & Company: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000840

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but listed in Catalog of Copyright Entries for 1935. Hardcover with dust jacket. Oblong, 9 x 10.75 inches; unpaginated; color illustrations throughout. Blue cloth boards with large paste-down illustrations to front and rear, sewn binding; boards edge worn with a bit of fraying at extremities, occasional smudges and mild handling wear to pages, binding sound. Dust jacket worn and grubby with tide marks along fore edges, split along spine, now housed in protective mylar cover. Bimbo is a little circus monkey who has his favorite jacket stolen by the circus strongman. He asks all of his ... View more info

The Curious Kittens

By: Irwin, Peggy Louise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, A.A. Wyn, Inc.: 1955

Seller ID: CS00420

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with pink titles, 4to, not paginated, pictures by Peggy Louise Irwin; pages lightly age toned; dust jacket is sunned on spine and cover, leaving a shadow, quite edge worn with chips on spine and extremities, now in mylar cover. View more info

Finger Plays and Action Rhymes

By: Jacobs, Frances E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co.: 1961

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00564

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with burgundy titles, oblong 12mo, 53 pages, photographs by Lura and Courtney Owen; a well kept copy that shows minimal wear. A sweet book filled with songs, "finger plays" mimicking everything from making a cake to carpentry, and copious photographs. View more info

Pussy Cat Nursery Rhymes

By: Johnstone, Janet & Anne Grahame (Illustrators)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son, Ltd.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001130

Condition: Very Good


Laminated pictorial paper boards, 11 x 8 3/4 inches, unnumbered pages, color illustrations on every page; boards lightly sun faded with rubbing and edge wear, internally clean and bright with sound binding. Janet Grahame Johnstone (1928 - 1979) and Anne Grahame Johnstone (1928 - 1998) were twin sisters and British children's book illustrators best known for their delicate, detailed prolific artwork and for illustrating Dodie Smith's classic book The Hundred and One Dalmatians. View more info

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Joey the Clown

By: Kabalevsky, D.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1975

Seller ID: CS00341

ISBN: 0723217831

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper boards, 8vo, not paginated, illustrated throughout by Saburo Watanabe; previous owner's name and bookstamp on front paste down, pages are clean and bright; head of spine is worn with a 2 inch closed tear repaired on the inside by tape. An installment in the Fantasia Pictorial Series, which depicts stories from famous music. View more info

Peter's Chair

By: Keats, Ezra Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harper & Row: 1967

Seller ID: 000396

Condition: Near Fine


Light bump to tail of spine. Dust jacket has two closed edge tears, one with a light crease, and some mild edge wear. Now in protective mylar cover. Later Printing with $6.95 price in front flap. Peter has trouble adjusting to a new baby in the house and decides to run away when his parents announce they are going to paint his chair pink for his new baby sister. Charming story of growing up, in more ways than one, by Caldecott winning artist and author ofThe Snowy Day. View more info

Rimonah of the Flashing Sword: A North African Tale

By: Kimmel, Eric A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Holiday House Inc: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001044

ISBN: 0823410935

Condition: Very Good


Very light bump to bottom rear corner, shelf worn dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Signed by the author on title page and inscribed, "To Betsy, with best wishes," and dated 1997. Beautifully illustrated. View more info

The Snow Queen

By: King, Martha Bennett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Container Corporation of America: 1960

Seller ID: CS00292

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Decorative paper backed in orange cloth, 8vo, 36 pages, illustrated throughout by Jan B. Balet; top edge of boards lightly toned, inscription on front free end paper, color illustrations are vivid and bright; spine of dust jacket sunned, rubbed in places, now protected in mylar. A whimsically illustrated winter tale. View more info

Leese Webster

By: Le Guin, Ursula

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1981

Seller ID: CS00469

ISBN: 0575029587

Condition: Very Good


First UK edition, 4to, not paginated, illustrated throughout by James Brunsman; a clean and bright copy. A tale spun by beloved Ursula K. Le Guin that celebrates the handiwork of the creatures around us, specifically one particularly artistic spider, Leese Webster. View more info

Yinka-Tu the Yak

By: Lide, Alice Alison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00587

Condition: Very Good


First edition, pictorial paper boards backed in blue cloth, 4to, 63 pages, illustrated throughout by Kurt Wiese in his classic style; a well kept copy; dust jacket a bit dust soiled with a small chip to head of spine, now protected in mylar cover. From the jacket; "The tale of little boy Sifan of Tibet and how his father gave him an orphan yak calf which he named Yinka-tu- the White One", a story of a long journey, bravery, and responsibility. View more info

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Japanese Fairy Tales

By: Marmur, Mildred

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Pres: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00311

Condition: Very Good


First edition Giant Golden Book, pictorial glossy paper, folio, 64 pages, illustrated throughout by Benvenuti; boards rubbed and edge worn, previous owners name written on endpapers, internally clean and sound. Beautifully illustrated traditional Japanese fairy tales. View more info

ABC for the Library: Story and Pictures

By: Mary E. Little

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Clifton, New Jersey, Atheneum: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00412

ISBN: 0689304676

Condition: Very Good


First edition, green cloth boards with red lettering, oblong 16mo, not paginated, illustrated throughout by Mary E. Little, reinforced binding; a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket is rubbed in places and now protected in mylar. View more info

The Story of New England

By: McClintock, Marshall

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00591

Condition: Very Good


First edition, pictorial paper backed in brown cloth, 4to, 39 pages, lithographs throughout; a well kept copy; dust jacket is creased in places, one inch closed tear to top of front panel and very small chip top of rear panel, now protected in mylar cover. A charmingly illustrated story of the vibrant history of New England. View more info

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Ghost Library

By: Melling, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hauppauge, NY, Barron's Educational Series: 2004

Seller ID: MH00077

ISBN: 0764157914

Condition: Very Good


First U.S. edition. Unpaginated, beautifully illustrated throughout; illustrated boards, bottom corners slightly bumped, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

The King's Christmas Present

By: Melloy, Camille; Windham, Joan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Belgium, Sheed & Ward: 1936

Seller ID: CS00407

Condition: Good


Pictorial paper backed in white cloth, 8mo, 57 pages, color illustrations by Jeanne Hebbelynck throughout; boards lightly rubbed with toning to rear board, pages age toned, bookseller's stamp to rear paste down. A very charming edition of this sweet Christmas book. View more info

A Beastly Alphabet

By: Mendoza, George

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000414

Condition: Near Fine


Sun darkened strip along top edge of boards. Dust jacket has a couple of small closed tears to rear panel with some mild creases. Sun darkened around edges. Now in protective mylar cover. Oblong. Unnumbered pages. From Antalops a-leaping to yelping Yenas and deserted Zorils, twenty-six creatures from medieval bestiaries are engaged in unusual activities. Fantastical illustrations by Caldecott honored artist, Joseph Low. View more info

What Can You Do With a Pocket?

By: Merriam, Eve

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi: 1964

Seller ID: CS00468

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth with black design and titles, 4to, not paginated, illustrations on each page by Harriet Sherman; a well kept copy, illustrations are rich and bright; dust jacket shows edge wear with a three inch closed tear to front cover and chips concentrated to tail of spine, a bit toned, now protected in mylar cover. An enchanting children's book that encourages using your imagination with a mid-century feel and exceptionally fun endpapers. View more info

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Little Songs of Long Ago

By: Moffat, Alfred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, David McKay: 1912

Seller ID: 000243

Condition: Good


Oblong. Yellow cloth boards with paste-down oval cover illustration and gilt titles. Boards rubbed and soiled. Paste-down scuffed and scratched. Fraying at extremities. Foxing and browning to end papers. Pages contain occasional smudges, spots of soiling or handling wear, but are otherwise bright and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Unpaginated but table of contents has final song on page 63. Thirty songs, each with an accompanying full page color illustration. View more info

Fairy Tales and FAbles

By: Morel, Eve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1975

Seller ID: CS00526

ISBN: 0448028247

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper, folio, 124 pages, illustrated throughout by Gyo Fujikawa, pictorial endpapers; a wonderfully kept copy, crisp and clean. This vintage collection of fairy tales is full of favorite fairy tales whimsically illustrated with forest scenes, spirited little woodland creatures, and princesses. View more info