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The Big Snow

By: Hader, Berta; Hader, Elmer

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1948

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00524

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with snowflakes on front cover, Caldecott sticker on front panel, 4to, not paginated, illustrated throughout, inscribed by Berta and Elmer Hader on verso of front free endpaper; dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities and a tiny closed tear to front bottom edge, small chip out at head of spine, dust jacket in mylar. View more info

The Picture Book of Travel

By: Hader, Berta; Hader, Elmer

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00525

Condition: Very Good


First edition, pictorial orange cloth with black titles, 4to, 63 pages, wonderfully illustrated throughout, pictorial endpapers; illustrations are bright and text is unmarked; dust jacket dust soiled with a two inch closed tear to tail of spine, now protected in mylar. A beautiful first edition with stunning (and educational!) illustrations depicting our world. View more info

White Stallion of Lipizza

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000544

Condition: Very Good


First printing stated. Pictorial boards are clean and bright with chipping and scuffing at edges and corners. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Pictorial end papers. 116 pages. Illustrated throughout in black and white with full color two page illustration at center. View more info

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Elephant Twins

By: Hogan, Inez

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1936

Seller ID: CS00183

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper boards, 8 X 6 inches, unpaginated, black and white illustrations throughout; Boards are bright and clean with slight evidence of wear to spine, pages are unmarked, binding is tight; dust jacket dust soiled, with wear concentrated to spine and extremities, two small closed tears and two chips. A sweet story of twin elephants and their monkey and giraffe friends, as the dust jacket says, "no child under eight should be without this book. View more info

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

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

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Maeterlinck's The Children's Blue Bird

By: LeBlanc, Georgette; Maeterlinck, Madame Maurice

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Seller ID: CS00709

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper backed in light blue cloth, 12mo, oblong, not paginated, illustrated in color by Doris and Marion Henderson; head and tail of spine turned in; dust jacket has a one inch chip to head of spine, short closed tear to top rear edge, now protected in a mylar cover. A beautiful copy of this famous tale written from the great play by Maurice Maeterlinck. 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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El Ekeko

By: Loeffler, Gisella

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00714

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 46 pages, illustrated by Gisella Loeffler, signed, "Gisella Loeffler/ Taos,/ New Mexico" on front free endpaper; light wear to head of dust jacket, now protected in a mylar cover. Small biographical card on the author laid in. A unique, singed book by folk artist Gisella Loeffler. 'El Ekeko' is the story of two children, their pet llama, and their mysterious lucky doll, El Ekeko. Historically, El Ekeko dolls were the playmates of the Inca children, but were banished by the Spanish conquistadors. Loeffler calls on her Austrian-Hungarian heritage and ... 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

Make Way for Ducklings

By: McCloskey, Robert

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1941

Seller ID: CS00711

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing, tan cloth with green titles on spine, duckling on front cover,folio, not paginated, illustrated throughout by Robert McCloskey; faint ripple across cloth of cover board, bookseller's label on front free endpaper; dust jacket toned near spine, now protected in mylar. An early printing of a classic. View more info