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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

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

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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

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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I am a Kitten

By: Risom, Ole

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1970

Seller ID: CS00667

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper boards, folio, not paginated, illustrated by Jan Pfloog; faint stain to top right corner of cover board, inscription on front paste down. A cute "sturdy happy book" by the Golden Press. 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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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

Birds

By: Shankland, Frank North

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1931

Seller ID: CS00718

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper backed in blue cloth, 4to, not paginated, illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat; previous owner's name and address written on front free endpaper; dust jacket shows edge wear, now protected in a mylar cover. This charming vintage copy 'Birds: Observations of Bird Life' is written by naturalist, lecturer, and founder of the Audubon Society in Ohio, Frank North Shankland. Illustrated with eight full page pieces depicting birds in their natural habitat by beloved children's book illustrator, Fern Bisel Peat. Fern's children's book illustration career began with this very publisher, whe... View more info