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Rebecca Mary

By: Donnell, Hamilton Annie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1905

Seller ID: CS00166

Condition: Very Good


12 mo, 193 pages; boards show toning to edges and spine, tail of spine is a bit shelf worn, previous owner's inscription on front free end paper; no dust jacket. View more info

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Cradle Lullabies

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Canterbury Company: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00178

Condition: Good


Off white paper spine over tan paper boards, 8 x 6.5 inches, 27 pages, titles in red; paper spine is quite dust soiled, tan paper is age toned, foxing to end papers, toned pages are clean with no markings, binding is sound, although cracked and mull is visible between front free end paper and first blank page. A beautiful collection of lullabies from all over the world including Armenian, Corsican, Japanese, and Norse. View more info

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Shaken Days

By: Garthwaite, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Julian Messner: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000987

Condition: Very Good


204 pages, black and white illustrations, pictorial end papers, signed by the author on title page and inscribed to Suzanne and dated October, 1952; tan cloth covered boards with red stamped titles, light wear at extremities including bumps to corners, internally clean, crisp and bright, binding sound, worn dust jacket is tattered along edges, bit of loss at spine end and bottom front corner, now in protective mylar cover. Young adult novel about a girl named Megan and h... View more info

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Brooms of Mexico

By: Gordon, Alvin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, CA, Best-West Publications: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00137

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated, color illustrations and decorations throughout; yellow cloth boards with red titling, dust jacket rear bottom edge has one inch closed tear with creasing, now in protective mylar sleeve. Beautifully designed and crafted, comes with special bookmark. View more info

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Raggedy Ann in the Magic Book

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Johnny Gruelle Company: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001081

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper boards over blue cloth spine. Boards are rubbed and scuffed with heavy edge wear. Corners and bottom edges bumped and worn through. Small nick in center of front board. Unmarked pages are clean and bright with mild handling wear. Binding straight and tight. Unnumbered pages. Profuse with vibrant color and black & white illustrations. This is the first edition of the first of the Raggedy Ann books published after the death of her creator, Johnny Gruell... View more info

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Raggedy Ann's Lucky Pennies

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue: 1932

Seller ID: 001082

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dust jacket, 9 x 6 1/4 inches, 95 pages, color illustrations throughout; pictorial paper boards backed in black cloth, scuffing and chipping to edges, bottom corners worn through, short tear at bottom of title page hinge, light tide mark to top corner of first 30 pages, binding sound, tattered dust jacket with pieces missing from spine at head, tail and in center, now in protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. When Raggedy Ann and Andy pick a lucky penny... View more info

Yankee Doodle's Literary Sampler of Prose, Poetry, & Pictures

By: Haviland, Virginia; Coughlan, Margaret N.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00452

ISBN: 0690002696

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, red cloth, 4to,466 pages, illustrated with reproductions from children's literature throughout; a near fine copy; dust jacket is age toned, spine sunned, now protected in mylar cover. Oversize, additional shipping charges may apply. An anthology of pre-1900 American children's literature. View more info

Pigtails

By: Hekking, Johanna

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes Company: 1937

Seller ID: CS00397

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black lettering, 8vo, 112 pages, black and white illustrations and ten color illustrations peppered throughout; very light edge wear, pages slightly age toned; dust jacket worn, creases rubbed, closed tear to rear cover, now protected in mylar. From the dust jacket: "In remote villages of the Yangtse River valley, little boys still wear "pigtails" with the understanding that the gods may snatch them from danger by so convenient a handle. This i... View more info

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Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Seller ID: 000505

Condition: Good Plus


Gray cloth boards with paste down illustration on front board. Boards are rubbed with heavy edge wear. Fraying at corners and spine ends. Spine darkened and spotted from age. Pages a little toned from age. Binding remains straight and sound. 246 pages plus ads for other series books from publisher. Four black & white illustrated plates. The Six Little Bunkers series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bo... View more info

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Story of a Calico Clown

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset and Dunlap: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00179

Condition: Very Good


118 pages, three illustrated plates and illustrated end papers; blue cloth boards with yellow titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket is lightly sun darkened, especially at spine, two inch closed tear at top edge, now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of The Make-Believe Stories series for boys and girls ages 3 to 8, by the author of The Bobbsey Twins. Toys come to life when nobody's looking! View more info

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King Penguin

By: Horne, Richard Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1952

Seller ID: CS00043

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, 6.5x4.5 inches, 67 pages, black ink illustrations by James Daugherty; spine of dust jacket is a bit sunned. View more info

Far West Summer

By: Jacobs, Emma Atkins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Aladdin Books: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00296

Condition: Very Good


First edition, tan cloth boards with blue titles on spine, 4to, 213 pages, illustrated by Robert L. D, inscribed by author on front free endpaper and dated 1950; pages clean and unmarked, binding tight; dust jacket creased and chipped in places. View more info

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Seventh Cavalry

By: Jeffries, Jeff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00177

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 192 pages, full color illustrated plate in verso of title page; blue cloth boards with silver titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket with light dust smudging and a bit of wear at head and tail of spine and at corners, now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of the Collins Seagull Library for young readers. View more info

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Dragon, Dragon, and Other Tales

By: John Champlin Gardne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NEW, Random House Childrens Books: 1975

Seller ID: CS00160

ISBN: 0394831225

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 73 pages, illustrated by Charles Shields; a well kept copy, foxing to top edge, dust jacket shows a bit of wear, especially to head and tail of spine. View more info

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The King of the Hummingbirds, and Other Tales

By: John Gardner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1977

Seller ID: CS00158

ISBN: 0394833198

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 58 pages, illustrated by Michael Sporn; a well kept copy, dust jacket shows a bit of wear along extremities. View more info

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Gudgekin The Thistle Girl and Other Tales

By: John Gardner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1976

Seller ID: CS00159

ISBN: 0394832760

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 59 pages, illustrated by Michael Sporn; a well kept copy, foxing to edges of text block, dust jacket shows a bit of wear along creases. View more info

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The Friends of Jimmy

By: Kay, Gertrude Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., P. F. Volland Company: 1926

Seller ID: 000141

Condition: Good Plus


Pictorial paper boards are rubbed and edge worn with scuffing at extremities and some light soiling. Rubbed through at corners. Pages a little toned from age. Binding straight and tight. Unpaginated. Pictorial end papers. Charming color illustrations throughout. Ads for other children's books at rear. View more info

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Amy's Eyes

By: Kennedy, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000944

ISBN: 0060232196

Condition: Very Good Plus


Full number line, 437 pages, four illustrated plates, two in color and two black and white, signed by the author in front free end paper; hint of wear to board extremities and dust jacket. Amy's sailor doll turns into a real live person, and she becomes a doll in this epic voyage that blends humor, fairy tale and adventure. View more info

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Sure Thing for Shep

By: Lansing, E. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00181

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 179 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; red cloth boards with black titling, four pages have one inch stain at fore edge not affecting text block, dust jacket has some dust smudging and staining, spine is a bit faded, small chip out of head of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

Myths and Enchantment Tales

By: Price, Margaret Evans

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally & Company: 1953

Seller ID: CS00353

Condition: Good


Teal paper with orange titles and illustration, 4to, 160 pages, illustrated throughout by Margaret Evans Price; boards are lightly edge worn, foxing to endpapers; price clipped dust jacket is creased with chipping along the bottom of the front cover and a three inch chip to rear cover. A charming vintage copy of myths from children. View more info