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1970 Best Books for Children; a Catalog of 4000 titles ( including adult books for young children)

By Doris Solomon et al; Library Journal Book Review

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1970. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good -. "4000 approved books all currently available, annotated and arranged by grade and subject with author, title and illustrator indexes, Books of fact and fancy, old favorites, and new titles Recommended by School Library Journal and others." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 272 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

Twisty's Trials

By Archie Fell

Boston, Massachusetts: D.Lothrop Publishing, 1880. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. 24mo, 4 3/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 64 pages) with black and white plates, red and black titles and decorations on illustrated cloth. A good original hardcover first edition over all, with significant shelf wear, rubbing to cloth at the corners, fore-corner tips through to boards, spine cloth split at hinge, cover cloth moderately soiled; front hinge broken, rear hinge cracked, internal binding secure, spine canted, paper moderately yellowed with some scattered finger soiling and foxing to the fore-edges and front endpaper missing, and evidenceof dampstaing to the rear endpapers. Still, a scarce copy.

$35.00

The Dinky Ducklings

By Lang Campbell (written and illustrated)

Joliet, Illinois: P.F. Volland , 1928. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, illustrated paper over boards. Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 40 pages with color illustration throughout, illustrated endpapers, blue quarter-cloth on color illustrated boards. A good original hardcover edition over all with rubbing to the boards at all edges, fore-corner tips through, back strip cloth color faded and fraying at top and bottom edges; binding solid, pages moderately yellowed but showing finger soiling; the title page and another torn from the bottm edge. Without dustjacket.

$9.50

The Littlest Ones: Peter Pan & Wendy [and] retold for the nursery by May Byron; illustrated by Kathleen Atkins

By J. M. Barrie [James]; May Byron; Kathleen Atkins (illustrator)

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good -. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 44 pages with intertextual black and white illustrations + 8 color illustrated plates, and color illustrated endpapers. A good minus original copy over all, generally clean significant shelf wear, back strip over spine loosened, fore-corner tips rubbed, light exterior soiling; hinges cracked and binding shaken, paper lightly yellowed, with several pages loose and several others end torn at the margins. Without dust jacket. This copy is not collctible in this condition but can be read and enjoyed.

$9.50

Just Like Heaven: Mutts
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Just Like Heaven: Mutts

By Patrick McDonnell

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co., 2006. First printing. Hardcover--illustrated boards.. Near fine/near fine. Oblong octavo, 7" x 8" tall, unpaginated (approx. 42 pages), illustrated boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, slightly soiuled dust jacket with original price present.

$8.50

One Wintry Night
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One Wintry Night

By Ruth Bell Graham; illustrated by Richard Jesse Watson

New York, New York: Baker Books, 1994. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/near fine. Signed and dated by the artist on the front endpaper. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 72 pages, silver titles on red cloth; color illustration throughout. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price clipped.

$19.00

The Road to Safty: Here and There

By Horace Mann Buckley, Margaret L. White, Alice B. Adams, Leslie R. Silvernale

New York, New York: American Book Company, 1938. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8" tall, 285 pages with illustration throughout, blue titles and illustration on orange cloth. A good sturdy original hardcover with moderate shelf wear over all, BUT slight moisture dmage to the cover fore-edge; interior binding solid, paper lightly yellowed and with light foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

The Golden Song Book

By Katharine Tyler Wessells; illustrated by Gertrude Elliott

New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1945. Early Printing. Hardcover. Very good/Without dust jacket. Small quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 76 pages with color illustration throughout, color illustrated boards. A very good, generally clean, neat hard cover copy with moderate shelf wear, bottom fore-corner tips through; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed over all but endpapers moderately yellowed especially at margins. Without dist jacket if issued.

$9.50

Mr. Revere and I; being an account of certain episodes in the career of Paul Revere, esq. as recently revealed by his horse, Scheherazade, late pride of his Royal Majesty's 14th Regiment of foot.

By Robert Lawson (written and illustrated)

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co, 1953. Second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Small quarto 8 1/2" tall, 152 pages, black and blue illustrations throughout, illustrated endpapers, red titles on illustrated beige cloth. A good original hard cover with moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling, fraying started at top and bottom edges of the spine, hinges and binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket .

$8.50

Andersen's Fairy Tales

By Hans Christian Andersen; Fritz Kredel (illustrator) ; translated by Jean Hersholt

New York, New York: Heritage Press, c. 1960. Later printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good /good. Originally issued in 1942. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xx + 297 pages with intertextual two color illustration, sewn binding, illustrated yellow cloth. A very good, generally clean sturdy hard cover over all with light shelf wear but light exterior soiling and a touch of foxing with back strip cloth color faded; hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. in a good, moderately worn slip case.

$9.50

Such Nonsense! an anthology

By Carolyn Wells,

New York, New York: George H. Doran, 1918. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 249 pages, intertextual illustration and plates, gilt titles on decorative blue cloth. A very good original hard cover with minor edge wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with light foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

Engine Whistles; (the Alice and Jerry Books--Basic Reading Program)

By Mabel O'Donnell ; Florence and Margaret Hoopes (Illustrators)

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Later printing. Decorative Cloth. Very good. Originally published in 1942. Octavo, 8" tall, 384 pages, pictoral cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover over all, rubbed at extremities, Hinges and binding solid, paper white, BUT with light foxing and the word 'reading' inscribed on the front endpaper

$7.50

Poetry for Children

By Samuel Eliot (editor)

Boston, Massachusetts: Lee and Shepard , 1880. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. "Authorized for use in the Boston Public Schools." 12mo, 6 3/4" tall, ix + 327 pages, with black and white intertextual illustrations gilt titles, decorative green cloth. A good, original hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges cracked but secure and internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, with occasional child's pencil marking and previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper.

$19.00

Number Seven Joy Street

By Mabel Marlowe, Marian Allen, Algernon Blackwod, Laurence Housman, Eleanor Farjeon, Ethel Cooke, Ian MacNair, Roy Meldrum, Lord Dunsany, Madeleine Nightingale, Valery Carrick, Flora Forster, Compton Mackenzie; Marjorie Dawes, Ruth Cobb, May Smith, Marian A

New York, New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1930. First American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Quarto, 9 3/4" tall, ix + 230 pages with intertextual b&w illustrations, + 7 color plates, illustrated endpapers, lilac decoration on beige cloth. A good, generally clean, hardcover first American edition overall with significant exterior shelf wear, spine cloth faded, frayed and splitting at hinges, fore-corner tips rubbed through to boards,and light exterior soiling; interior very good with hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$19.00

Beanie

By Ruth and Latrobe Carroll

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1953. Second printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Fair. Quarto 10 1/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 48 pages), color illustrations throughout, red titles on blue cloth. A very good, generally clean original edition over all withmoderate exterior shelf wear, and rubbing at the corners; binding solid, interior paper lightly yellowed with illustrations bright, with slight foxing to the endpapers. In a fair to good dust jacket, significantly chipped at the back strip and discolored by foxing and some finger stains, with original price.

$19.00

The Lone Ranger

By Janet Gari (adapted by)

Newark, N.J.: Peter Pan Records, 1998. Third printing. Hardcover. Very good. Originally issued in 1956, reissued in 1977; this issuance 1998. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, unpaginated (approx. 24 pages) color illustration throughout, includes 45 RPM record, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with minor shelf wear.

$25.00

The Little Spanish Dancer

By Madeline Brandeis

New York, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1936. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, pictorial paper over boards. Good/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall; 176 pages, illustrated endpapers, blue quarter-cloth, over illustrated blue boards. A good clean hard cover first edition over all, fore-corner tips through to boards, with hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges. The Children Of All Lands Stories. Wonderful stories for children learning to read. Large type.

$6.50

Cinnabar, The One O'Clock Fox

By Marguerite Henry; illustrated by Wesley Dennis

New York, New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1956. Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good -/Without Dustjacket. A great reading copy of the classic originally published in 1947. Quarto, 9 3/4" tall, 154 pages with black and white intertextual illustration, color illustrated endpapers, red boards with black titles. A very good minus, clean, hardcover original edition with moderate shelf wear, cover worn at all edges, bottom fore-corner tips through to boards; hinges and binding solid, paper clean but slightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

A Catalog of 3700 of the Best Books for Children; including adult books for young children 1966 Edition

By Patrician H. Allen et al; Library Journal

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1966. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good -. "3700 approved titles all currently available, annotated and arranged by grade and subject with author, title and illustrator inde, as chosen by each publisher represented herein, with selective subject guide. Issued from the offices of Publisher' Weekly and Library Journal by R.R. Bowker Company." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 416 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, cover lightly foxed, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed and a previous owner's name on tthe front endpaper.

$35.00

Batman and Robin in the Cheetah Caper

By George S. Elrick

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing, 1969. First edition thus. Decorative Paper. Very good. 32mo, 4 3/4" tall, 248 pages pages with black and white comic illustration throughout; stiff color illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor to moderate shelf wear, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$8.50

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