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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

Charlie and Arabella Chick

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: 1914

Seller ID: CS00659

Condition: Very Good


Tan pictorial cloth boards with black and red titles, 12mo, 201 pages, illustrated in color by Louis Wisa, whose monograph can be seen on the cover illustration; boards show a bit of wear towards top right corner of front cover, previous owner's name in ink on first blank page, dated 1919. This is an early printing, later published as, 'Uncle Wiggily and Charlie and Arabella Chick'. 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

The Poor Little Rich Girl

By: Gates, Eleanor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1940

Seller ID: CS00704

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth with silver titles, 8vo, 377 pages, richly illustrated endpapers; previous owner's info penned onto half title, light foxing to edges of text block; dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. 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

Grimm's Fairy Tales

By: Grimm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Racine, Washington, Whitman Publishing Company:

Seller ID: CS00705

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1940's, green cloth with dark green titles, 8vo, 228 pages, illustrated throughout by Erwin L. Hess; boards lightly worn, age toning to pages; spine of dust jacket sunned, now protected with mylar. 0 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

Red Ryder and the Secret of Wolf Canyon

By: Harman, Fred; Stevens, S.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, Washington, Whitman Publishing Company: 1941

Seller ID: CS00706

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with red titles, 8vo, 220 pages, illustrated throughout; previous owner's name penciled in, age toned pages; dust jacket now protected in mylar. A story written by S.S. Stevens and based on the newspaper comic strip by Fred Harman. 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: $35.00

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

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00232

Condition: Fine


Miniature hardcover in orange paper over blue cloth spine, 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. 87, signed by publisher Alla T. Ford. Privately printed through Opium Books, Hong Kong. A sweet little tome with beautifully hand colored illustrations to match each children's story. 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

Six Girls

By: Irving, Fannie Belle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Company: 1903

Seller ID: CS00642

Condition: Very Good


Blue pictorial cloth decorated in black, green, and tan ink with title vignette, floral design with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 456 pages, illustrated throughout; boards are a bit edge worn, ink is somewhat dulled along spine, inscription on front free endpaper. A quaint vintage copy of this, "home story" for girls, illustrated in black and white with sweet scenes of domestic life. View more info

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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