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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; previous owners name written on endpapers, pages are lightly toned near bottom, a well kept copy. 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

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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

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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

The Magic Butterfly and Other Fairy Tales of Central Europe

By: Obligado, Geroge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Golden Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00310

Condition: Very Good


First edition, pictorial paper gloss boards, folio, 62 pages, illustrated in color by Ugo Fontana; erratum pasted onto reverse of title page leaving a shadow from the glue used, illustrations are rich and intriguing. A charming copy of fairy tales, printed in Italy and beautifully illustrated. View more info

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Honey, The City Bear

By: Paltenghi, Madalena

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1937

Seller ID: CS00195

Condition: Very Good


Orange pictorial boards, 10 X 8 inches, 31 pages, black and white illustrations on each page; boards are rubbed, edge wear present, especially on corners and spine, pages are unmarked, binding is sound; no dust jacket. View more info

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The World That Loved Books

By: Parlato, Stephen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Simply Read Books: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000979

ISBN: 1894965043

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with horse cut-out from front board revealing illustration beneath, signed by the author and inscribed to previous owner with elaborate drawing with horse, butterfly, etc., in gold pen in rear paste-down; boards show light wear at extremities including mild bump to top corners, internally clean, crisp and bright. Imagine a world where everyone loves books, and where people become what they read. And then... when the book is done, they become themselves ... View more info

Bluebeard and Other Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

By: Perrault, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1964

Seller ID: CS00125

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards, 13.5 x 10 inches, 38 pages, illustrated by Saul Lambert; boards are dust soiled, text is clean, illustrations are bright; no dust jacket. Translated by Richard Howard, introduced by Simone De Beauvoir, includes 'Diamonds and Toads', 'Puss in Boots', 'Cinderella', and 'Bluebeard'. View more info

Tales of India, Magical Adventures of Three Indian Princes

By: Ponsot, Maries

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00309

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, pictorial glossy paper, folio, 154 pages, richly decorated by Sergio Rizzato throughout; a very well kept copy, binding is only lightly edge worn, illustrations are vivid and bright. A beautifully illustrated book that would entertain adults and children alike. View more info

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The Animal Fair

By: Provensen, Alice and Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Racine, Golden Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00121

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards, 12 x 10.5 inches, 60 pages; tail of spine is chewed revealing the pressed board underneath, inscription from previous owner on front free end paper, pages and their illustrations are clean and crisp, binding is tight; no dust jacket. First edition, thus as evidenced by full alphabet line starting with 'A' on rear paste down. View more info

The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909

By: Provensen, Alice; Provensen, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 1983

Seller ID: 000110

ISBN: 0670342599

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. Very Good Plus in Good Minus jacket. Light wear to extremities including very light bump to bottom front corner. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Worn dust jacket with creases at tears at spine ends and corners. One inch chip out at head of spine. Dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. 39 pages. Bleriot's daring flight across the Channel was the first of its kind, 18 years before Lindbergh's famous flight across the Atl... View more info

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Hengist the Horse: Four Stories for Children

By: Richter, H. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bancroft & Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 000263

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper boards are clean and bright with moderate edge and corner wear. Faint damp stain at tail of spine. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. A couple of short closed edge tears and mild damp stain at tail of spine visible only from inside. Laminate lifting along front flap hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. Pictorial end papers. View more info

The Little Prince

By: Saint-Exupery, Antoine De; Woods, Katherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1943

Seller ID: CS00338

ISBN: 0152465030

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with maroon titles, 8vo, 91 pages, illustrated throughout by Antoine De Saint-Exupery himself; a very nice copy of a children's classic. View more info

This is Rome

By: Sasek, M. Miroslav

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Italy, W.H. Allen: 1964

Seller ID: CS00312

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards, folio, 60 pages, illustrated throughout by Sasek; a well kept copy; dust jacket is a bit worn with a few small closed tears, now in mylar. A classic of the children's book canon, Sasek pairs curiosity and whimsy with ease. View more info

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Richard Scarry's Storybook Dictionary

By: Scarry, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Racine, Golden Press: 1974

Seller ID: CS00122

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards, 12 x 10.5 inches, 125 pages, illustrated by Richard Scarry; boards are worn, pages are bright and clean, fore edges are smudged, binding is tight; no dust jacket. Tenth, or 'J' printing, as evidenced by 'J' on rear paste down. View more info

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Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy World

By: Scarry, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Racine, Golden Press: 1973

Seller ID: CS00123

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards, 12 x 10.5 inches, 92 pages, illustrated by Richard Scarry; boards are worn with an unfortunate crack along the gutter on front spine, wrinkle along front paste down, pages are bright and clean, binding is tight; no dust jacket. Eleventh, or 'K' printing as evidenced by 'K' present on rear paste down. View more info

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Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came

By: Schmidt, Karl Patterson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, M. A. Donohue: 1938

Seller ID: 000624

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper boards over red cloth spine. Boards rubbed and chipped at edges. Bottom corners wearing through. Mild handling wear at bottom edges of pages. One page has a very small tear at the bottom edge. Otherwise pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Dust jacket worn and tattered at edges with closed tears and creasing. Loss at head and tail of spine. Mild smudging and soiling. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 64 numbered pages. Monoton... View more info

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We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy

By: Sendak, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harper Collins: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000135

ISBN: 0062050141

Condition: Fine


Oblong. Dust jacket in mylar. Unpaginated. Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose, ingeniously joined and interpreted by Maurice Sendak. View more info