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The Zabajaba Jungle

By Steig, William

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987. Thin, unpaginated 4to book in linen cloth, stamped in gilt on spine. Full-color illustrations on every page. Fine in price-clipped very good dust jacket, clean and bright, but with a couple of 2" tears along top edge, front and rear panel, now safe in acetate jacket protector.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. Illus. by William Steig.

$15.00

The Butterflies Come

By Politi, Leo

NY: Scribner's, 1957. Small 4to. Unpaginated. Bright yellow, butterfly illustrated cloth, lettered in black. Color illustrations throughout by the author. Book is crisp, bright and very near fine in very good, clean and unclipped dust jacket, a few short tears to edges, missing one-inch chip at spine crown.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

$45.00

The Brownies Their Book
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The Brownies Their Book

By Cox, Palmer

London: T. Fisher Unwin nd. Gift inscription dated 1895. 4to. 144pp. Illustrated throughout. Covers slightly soiled, and moderately worn at extremities. Binding is firm, but the hinges separated at front endpapers, contents clean, except for the occasional minor smudge; overall a good plus copy of a delightful, fun book.. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

DANNY, THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

By Dahl, Roald

New York: Knopf, 1975. Mild foxing to fore-edge pages, else fine in very near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.. . First Edition. Hardcover.

$30.00

My Ballet Class

By Isadora, Rachel

New York: Greenwillow Books, 1980. Very near fine, in crisp and very good plus, minimally stained dust jacket. Beautifully illustrated by the author.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.00

THE POP-UP PINOCCHIO
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THE POP-UP PINOCCHIO

By Collodi, Carlo (Harold Lentz, Illustrator)

New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1932. One of the first two Harold Lentz's famous pop-up books; "Jack the Giant Killer" being the other. 8vo. Bright pictorial boards, heavy cardstock pages. The four pop-ups are near perfect and in working order. Front cover slightly splayed, cracking along a few page joints, three small Christmas labels dated 1932, one partially removed, on front free endpaper verso, and a short appealing gift inscription at bottom of the adjacent half-title page, plus some scattered foxing; overall bright, lightly used and Very Good Plus. The dustwrapper is exceptionally nice and Very Good, or better, with the colors of the front and rear illustrations still vibrant and clean. The spine and flap folds have tanned, and some of the spine color has faded, plus several thin surface scratches, and veiny-like creases along extremities.. First Edition. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$350.00

MY BROTHER BIRD

By Ames, Evelyn

Dodd, Mead, 1954. First. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page in the year of publication "To ___and___, with the best wishes in the world." About fine in lightly used dust jacket, with mild soiling to rear, and a few small tears. Illustrated throughout by William Pene du Bois.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by William Pene du Bois..

$20.00

PASHKA OF BEAR RAVINE (translated from the Russian by Anne Terry White)

By Fedoseyev, Grigori

New York: Pantheon, 1967. Illustrations by Joan Berg Victor. About fine in crisp, near fine dust jacket, price-clipped.. 1st American Edition (stated). hardcover.

$10.00

THE CHILDREN'S STORY

By Clavell, James

New York: Delacorte/Friede, 1981. Very fine in Near Fine dustwrapper.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover.

$10.00

The Child's Book of the Symphony
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The Child's Book of the Symphony

By Carnes, Kathleen & Jerry Pastene

New York: Howell, Soskin, 1941. Pencil point-size hole to rear spine gutter, else lightly used and Fine in Very Good, or better lightly worn dustwrapper, rubbed at tips and spine ends, mild loss at spine bottom. Illustrated by Dorothea Parrot. 8vo. 98pp. Includes a List of Recordings to use with this book. TO VIEW IMAGE - CLICK ICON at left.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by Parrot, Dorothea.

$17.50

BIBLIOPHILE IN THE NURSERY

By Targ, William (Editor)

Cleveland & NY: World, 1957. 1ST ED. A Bookman's Treasury of Collectors' Lore on Old and Rare Children's Books.8vo. 503pp. illustrated. A fine copy in VG+ dj, minor stain on spine, rear panel slightly dust soiled.. First Edition.

$40.00