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Children's Literature From Albert Books


Ego-Tripping, and Other Poems for Young People

By Giovanni, Nikki

New York - Westport, CT: Lawrence Hill, 1973. Full page illustratrions throughout by George Ford. 8vo. 37pp. Tiny scuff near tip of front cover, very lightly soiled covers--text is crisp, fresh and clean, binding square and tight, over all a near fine copy in illustrated perfect bound wrappers.. First Edition. Wraps.


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.


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.


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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.



By Clavell, James.

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


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.



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.