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Shoes For Sandy

By: Murray, Gretchen Ostrander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Seller ID: CS00588

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper, 4to, not paginated, brightly illustrated on each page; a well kept copy; dust jacket lightly rubbed, now protected in mylar cover. From the jacket, "An important adventure is the buying of a pair of shoes, and Sandy enjoys every moment of the planning, the trip to the store, the choosing- and the fun of showing them to Daddy, afterward." Who doesn't love a shopping trip? 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 laminated paper 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

Ola

By: Parin D'Aulaire, Edgar; Mortenson, Ingri

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: CS00523

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper backed in black cloth, folio, not paginated, beautifully illustrated throughout, including vibrant illustrated endpapers; a crisp and clean copy, dust jacket lightly edge worn and now protected in a mylar cover. A quaintly illustrated Nordic tale complete with Alpine skiing and a fishing adventure in a village on the Arctic Ocean. 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 again, only smarter. This is the world Stephen Parlato creates in The World That Loved Books, a world where even the animals ... 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

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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 Atlantic. 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

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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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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. Monotone illustrations throughout plus 12 color plates. Karl Patterson Schmidt (1890 - 1957) was Chief Curator of Zoology at the Fie... 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

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In the Night Kitchen

By: Sendak, Maurice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00302

Condition: Very Good


First edition, cream cloth with pictorial paper paste 4to, not paginated; a well kept copy, clean and bright; price-clipped dust jacket is edge worn with rubbing along creases. View more info

Little Garden People and What They Do

By: Sharp, Ann Pearsall

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: CS00590

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper backed in green cloth, 4to, not paginated, beautifully illustrated throughout; a well kept copy; one and half inch closed tear to head of spine of dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover. A wonderfully illustrated story meant to, "introduce boys and girls to a vast community of enchanting Little People. View more info

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The Happy Hocky Family

By: Smith, Lane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00342

ISBN: 0670852066

Condition: Near Fine


Tan pictorial paper backed in red cloth, 8vo, 60 pages, illustrated throughout by Lane Smith; a near fine copy in a very good dust jacket which shows very mild signs of wear. From the illustrator of 'The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales' and won a Caldecott Honor in 1993. View more info

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Trouble the Careless Kitten

By: Stearns, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, John Martin's House Inc.: 1945

Seller ID: CS00313

Condition: Very Good


Tan pictorial paper, 4to, not paginated, illustrated throughout by Sharon Stearns; a well kept copy; dust jacket has sustained some scratches and mostly erased writing in pencil, now in mylar cover. A sweet kitten tale, accompanied by red-accented illustrations that hint to 1940's America. View more info

The Climbing Book

By: Steiner, Charlotte; Burlingham, Mary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press: 1943

Seller ID: CS00411

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covers, 16mo, 20 accordion style pages, illustrated in color on each page; boards are worn, rubbed in places, now in protective mylar. A sweet little Christmas story with a unique binding. View more info

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Jack and the Bean-Stalk

By: Tennyson, Hallam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1886

Seller ID: CS00315

Condition: Good


Green cloth illustrated in blue ink, 8vo, 70 pages, illustrations by Randolph Caldecott; boards are a bit grubby, inscription on front free endpaper, pages are fragile and creased in places. hinges have been repaired. A classic tale, illustrated by Randolph Caldecott himself, the illustrator in whose honor the Caldecott Medal was named. View more info

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The Toodles

By: The Baers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, John Martin's House Inc.: 1945

Seller ID: CS00186

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper boards with ring binding, 8 X 8 inches, unpaginated, "animated picture" throughout, i.e. two pop up pictures and two movable tab pictures; boards are rubbed and edge worn, gift inscription inside cover, pages are clean and color illustrations are right, all pop ups and movable tabs are intact and functioning well. View more info