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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

Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales from the Old French

By: Couch, Sir Arthur Quiller

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.:

Seller ID: CS00224

Condition: Good


Purple cloth with paste-down paper illustration, 8.5 x 6 inches, 196 pages, illustrated by Edmund Dulac; cover illustration rubbed, gilt lettering on spine dulled, white stain to rear board, corners bumped, inscription to previous owner on illustrated front free endpaper. Decorative endpapers and color illustrations by Dulac make this copy a well loved but whimsical edition. 0 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 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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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 her "shaken days" following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. 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 Gruelle. His son, Worth Gruelle, took up the job and illustrated the book and carried on with the series. 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 from the Lucky Penny Tree, they have no idea that it will lead them to all sorts of new friends and adventures! 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 is a charming, humorous, and truthful story for younger children, of life in a Chinese village, centering in the doings of a p... View more info

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The Tiny Story Book

By: Hobbs, George W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Lake Worth, Florida, Alla T. Ford/Ford Press: 1969

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00233

Condition: Fine


Miniature hardcover in orange paper over blue cloth spine, fox cover illustration and front endpaper illustration are hand colored (where in other copies they are not), 2 3/4 x 2 inches, not paginated, hand colored illustrations throughout, tiny silver Lilliput bookseller's label on rear paste-down, no notable flaws. Limited printing of 500 copies, of which this is no. 14, signed by publisher Alla T. Ford. Note that the last zero of the 500 was crossed out by Alla when she signed it, perhaps indicating a limited run of 50 with dust jackets and/or hand colored cover art. Privately printed th... 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 Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Laura Lee Hope. Actual writers taking up the pen of Laura Lee Hope i... 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