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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

Polar Boy

By: Kennedy, Florence M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: CS00586

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper backed in blue cloth, 4to, 91 pages, illustrated throughout; bookseller's stamp on rear free endpaper; small closed tear along rear crease of dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Dreamily illustrated by Eleanora Madsen. An educational story of Arklio, a little Eskimo boy who lives in Greenland. 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

The Boy's King Arthur

By: Lanier, Sidney

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Seller ID: CS00652

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 321 pages, illustrated in color by N.C. Wyeth throughout; boards are worn, wear concentrated to spine, gilt dulled, lightly dust soiled, pages unmarked, binding sound, illustrations crisp. Sir Thomas Malory's history of King Arthur and his knights of the round table, edited for boys by Sidney Lanier and illustrated by iconic children's book artist N.C. Wyeth. 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

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El Ekeko

By: Loeffler, Gisella

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00714

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 46 pages, illustrated by Gisella Loeffler, signed, "Gisella Loeffler/ Taos,/ New Mexico" on front free endpaper; light wear to head of dust jacket, now protected in a mylar cover. Small biographical card on the author laid in. A unique, singed book by folk artist Gisella Loeffler. 'El Ekeko' is the story of two children, their pet llama, and their mysterious lucky doll, El Ekeko. Historically, El Ekeko dolls were the playmates of the Inca children, but were banished by the Spanish conquistadors. Loeffler calls on her Austrian-Hungarian heritage and ... View more info

The Arabian Nights

By: Lowe, Orton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The John C. Winston Company: 1924

Seller ID: CS00489

Condition: Good


Red cloth with pictorial paper paste down, gilt decoration and titles, 8vo, 257 pages, sixty illustrations by Adeline H. Bolton; damp stain from tail of spine along base of cover board, visible along base of pages of front matter; dust jacket is edge worn and chipped in places. Gorgeously illustrated red ink endpapers. A whimsical vintage copy of a favorite classic. View more info

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Japanese Fairy Tales

By: Marmur, Mildred

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Pres: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00311

Condition: Very Good


First edition Giant Golden Book, pictorial glossy paper, folio, 64 pages, illustrated throughout by Benvenuti; boards rubbed and edge worn, previous owners name written on endpapers, internally clean and sound. Beautifully illustrated traditional Japanese fairy tales. View more info

Mother Truth's Melodies

By: Miller, E.P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Fairbanks & Palmer Publishing Co.: 1889

Seller ID: CS00482

Condition: Very Good


Red pictorial cloth with black and gilt decorations, all edges gilt, 12mo, 352 pages, 450 illustrations; inscription on first page, gilt dulled, wear to extremities. A quaint, vintage edition copiously decorated with whimsical illustrations and fanciful endpapers. View more info

Year of the Black Pony

By: Morey, Walt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc: 1976

Seller ID: CS00747

ISBN: 0525434550

Condition: Very Good


First edition, brown cloth with black titles, 8vo, 152 pages; price clipped dust jacket a bit edge worn, now protected in a mylar cover. A carefully researched book of adventure from Walt Morey. View more info

The Borrowers Avenged

By: Norton, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Diego, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00749

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second printing, cream cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 298 pages, illustrations throughout; inscription on front free endpaper dated 1983; price clipped dust jacket now protected in mylar. A charming copy of the adventures of the tiny Borrowers and their fascinating lives. View more info

The Borrowers Aloft

By: Norton, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00750

Condition: Very Good


First American edition, pink cloth with black titles, 8vo, 193 pages, illustrations throughout; inscription on front free endpaper dated 1961; price clipped dust jacket now protected in mylar. A charming first edition of the adventures of the tiny Borrowers and their fascinating lives. View more info

The Borrowers Afloat

By: Norton, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00751

Condition: Very Good


First edition, blue cloth with black titles and decorations, 8vo, 191 pages, illustrations throughout; inscription on front free endpaper dated 1959; price clipped dust jacket now protected in mylar. A charming first edition of the adventures of the tiny Borrowers and their fascinating lives. View more info

The Borrowers Afield

By: Norton, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00752

Condition: Very Good


First edition, green cloth with black titles and decorations, 8vo, 215 pages, illustrations throughout; inscription on front free endpaper dated 1958; price clipped dust jacket is lightly dust soiled and now protected in mylar. A charming first edition of the adventures of the tiny Borrowers and their fascinating lives. 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

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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

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Sylvia Sanders and The Tangled Web

By: Radford, Ruby Lorraine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, Washington, Whitman Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: CS00628

Condition: Very Good


Teal cloth with orange titles, 8vo, 248 pages, illustrations throughout by Hedwig Jo Meixner; dust jacket now protected in mylar cover. A vintage copy of this intriguing Chicago mystery story. View more info

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Patty O'Neal On The Airways

By: Radford, Ruby Lorraine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Racine, Washington, Whitman Publishing Company: 1946

Seller ID: CS00629

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with orange titles, 8vo, 248 pages, illustrated throughout by Henry E. Vallely; dust jacket shows wear to extremities, now protected in mylar. An attractive vintage copy. View more info