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Mother West Wind's Animal Friends

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller ID: CS00708

Condition: Very Good


Bright green pictorial cloth, 12mo, 221 pages, illustrations by George Kerr; head and tail of spine show light wear, illustration on cover is clear and bright, writing from previous owner penned onto front free endpaper; dust jacket shows a hint of wear, now protected in mylar. Delightfully illustrated children's stories of creatures in the forest. View more info

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Buster Bear's Twins

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller ID: CS00118

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, 7.5 x 5 inches, 207 pages, illustrations by Harrison Cady; boards are just slightly edge worn, especially in respect to corners, illustrated end papers are bright, text is unmarked; dust jacket worn with a sunned spine, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Part of the Green Forest Series. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1932

Seller ID: CS00035

Condition: Very Good


Association copy, inscribed to previous owner and signed, "B.J. Collingwood, nephew of Lewis Carroll, Dec. 1932". Green Cloth, 6x4 inches, 200 pages plus a list of author's works, black and white illustrations by John Tenniel; no dust jacket. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (complete in one volume)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 001182

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, circa 1940, blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 297 pages, black and white illustrations plus color frontispiece illustration, pictorial endpapers; boards are a little worn at the edges, previous owner's name and date of 1943 in first blank page, pages toned, else internally clean and sound, dust jacket edge worn with a bit of chipping at spine ends and short closed tear at tail of front joint, now in protective mylar cover. This is a very nice copy of one of the greatest children's classics of all time with the original Tenniel illustrations. View more info

Son Riley Rabbit and Little Girl

By: Cooke, Grace MacGowan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes Company: 1907

Seller ID: CS00653

Condition: Good


Light blue cloth with white titles, dancing rabbit vignette with paste down illustration on front cover, 4to, 113 pages, illustrated with forty illustrations in black and white from photographs; boards show wear with a few mottled spots, tissue repair to endpapers and select pages, previous owner's name in pencil on front free endpaper. An adorable story of a young girl and her perhaps imaginary friend Riley Rabbit, with wonderfully realistic illustrations. View more info

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Young Readers Atom Mystery (Young Atom Detective)

By: Coombs, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1958

Seller ID: 000450

Condition: Very Good


Tan tweed cloth with red stamped decoration and titles. Corners turn in slightly. Light bumps to spine ends. Shelf worn dust jacket with chipping at extremities and a couple of short closed edge tears. Two long scratches and some creasing to bottom half of front panel. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 189 pages. Young Readers Bookshelf series. View more info

Arabian Nights Entertainments

By: Cooper, Frederic Taber

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes Company: 1921

Seller ID: CS00488

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with pictorial paper paste down, 8vo, 341, four illustrations in color; beautiful pictorial endpapers, previous owner's bookplate on front paste down. An handsome, vintage copy of this classic tale, with a preface by Frederick Taber Cooper. View more info

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What the Dragon Fly Told the Children

By: Coursen, Frances Bell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company: 1896

Seller ID: 001167

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth decorated in orange and black with gilt dragonflies, 4to, 146,[2] pages, black and white illustrations throughout; boards rubbed and edge worn, gilt dulled, titles on spine are nearly rubbed away, ownership inscription in front free endpaper, occasional smudge, corner crease or handling wear, otherwise internally clean and sound. A clever introduction for children to well know poets of the time. A dragon-fly sings the measures to little children as they play in the fields. Each chapter is dedicated to a different poet, with a portrait of each and additional illustrations throughout... View more info

East O' The Sun and West O' The Moon

By: Dasent, G.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1921

Seller ID: CS00484

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with pictorial paper paste down, 12mo, 289 pages, 8 color illustrations; previous owner's name in pencil on front free endpaper. An attractive vintage edition of this Norwegian fairy tale whose illustrations evoke art nouveau. View more info

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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

The Three Musketeers

By: Dumas, Alexandre; Allen, Philip Schuyler

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1923

Seller ID: CS00645

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue cloth with pictorial paper paste down, gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 547 pages, illustrated in color throughout my Milo Winter; top edge of rear board is discolored, previous owner's name on front paste down, '25' written in ink on front free endpaper, two closed tears on half title page, light foxing to rear endpaper. View more info

The Three Sneezes and Other Swiss Tales

By: Duvoisin, Roger

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00529

Condition: Very Good


First edition, grey cloth boards with blue decoration and titles, 8vo, 245 pages, illustrations by Roger Duvoisin, map endpapers; a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket is now protected in mylar. A sweet collection of Swiss folk tales retold by a native of Switzerland who grew up hearing these tales and has now recounted them for others to enjoy. View more info

The Island Stallion

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1948

Seller ID: CS00530

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, 8vo, 247 pages, sparsely illustrated by Keith Ward; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in mylar cover." The first story in a new and exciting series by the author of 'The Black Stallion View more info

The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00531

Condition: Very Good


First edition, rust cloth, 8vo, 305 pages, sparsely illustrated by Harold Eldridge; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in mylar cover. "Here for the first time since the original 'Black Stallion' book, Alec Ramsay and his famous horse embark alone on an amazing adventure! View more info

The Black Stallion's Sulky Colt

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00532

Condition: Very Good


First edition, blue cloth, 8vo, 248 pages, sparsely illustrated by Harold Eldridge; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in mylar cover. "This is the story of a problem colt and a problem boy...and the man who sought to help them both. 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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Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

By: Field, Rachel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1939

Seller ID: CS00626

Condition: Very Good


Light red cloth with black titles, 8vo, 207 pages, illustrated throughout by Dorothy P. Lathrop; spine of dust jacket sunned with a few chips to extremities. The life and times of a very special doll, Hitty, and the little girl for whom she was made, Phoebe Preble. Hitty was awarded the John Newbury Medal in 1930. View more info

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Calico Bush

By: Field, Rachel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1931

Seller ID: CS00627

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with paper paste down title plate, 8vo, 213 pages, wood engravings by Allen Lewis; small ink inscription on front free end paper; dust jacket edge worn, interior reinforced with scotch tape, now protected in mylar. A beautifully illustrated book by the author of "Hitty: Her First Hundred Years". View more info

Lulu, Alice and Jimmie Wibblewobble

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, R.F. Fenno & Company: 1912

Seller ID: CS00657

Condition: Very Good


Early printing, 1912 with no indications of later printings, tan pictorial cloth with black and gilt titles, 12mo, 195 pages, illustrated in color by Louis Wisa, whose monograph is stamped on cover illustration; previous owner's name in ink on first blank page, dated 1919. This is an early printing, and would later be published under the title, 'Uncle Wiggily & Lulu, Alice and Jimmie Wibblewobble'. View more info

Nannie and Billie Wagtail

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: 1915

Seller ID: CS00658

Condition: Very Good


Tan pictorial cloth boards with black and red titles, 12mo, 219 pages, illustrated in color by Louis Wisa, whose monograph can be seen on the cover illustration; previous owner's name in ink on first blank page, dated 1919. This is an early printing, later published as, 'Uncle Wiggily and Nannie and Billie Wagtail'. View more info