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An Actor
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An Actor

By Brooke Goffstein

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, unpaginated (approx 30), white boards A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear, ; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, only lightly worn, dust jacket with a clipped corner but original price still present

$9.50

An Interview with Santa

By Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux (illustrator)

New York, New York: Walker and Company, 1978. Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. 16mo, 6 1/4" tall, 48 pages with black and white intertextual illustration, red boards. A near fine clean neat hard cover copy with minor shelf wear. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with price clipped and an edge chip on the back panel.

$9.50

Brownie Scout Handbook (catalog no. 20-110, price 50 cents)

By Ray Mitchell, et al et al; Girl Scouts inc.

New York, New York: Girl Scouts of the United States of America, , 1958. Fourteenth impression. Decorative Cloth. Very good. Originally published in 1951. Octavoo, 9 1/4" tall, 95 pages, illustrated boards. A very good, original hard cover with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at all corners withrubbing at the back strip edges top and bottom, light exterior soiling, ; hinges and internal binding solid, paper generally clean but a few scattered marks and a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper.

$7.50

An Inventory of the Habits of Children from Two to Five Years of Age [previously issued as ' Two to four Years of Age']

By Ruth Andrus

New York, New York: Columbia University Press--Teache's College, , 1928. First edition thus. Pamphlet. Very good -. Octavo, pamplet, 9" tall, vi + 51 pages; wire saddle stitch, stiff blue printed wraps. A very good minus, clean, soft cover publication with exterior soiling and moderate shelf wear, with a cover edge tear; binding tight, paper clean and lightkly yellowed.

$16.50

In Your Hands: a guide for parents in the use of My Book House (Revised Edition)

By [Olive Beaupre Miller]

Chicago, Illinois: Book House for Children, 1948. Sixth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Originally published in 1943. Sold as a nice originally reading copy. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 219 pages, gilt tiles and tipped-on color illustration on blue cloth. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, and rubbing at backstrip and fore-corners ; hinges and binding solid paper lightly yellowed with minor foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

St. Nicholas [magazine] For Young Folks; Vol. XVI (16), May, 1889, No. 7; Daddy, Jake, the Runaway-III (Harris); The Bellls of Ste. Anne -VV, XVI, XVII (Catherwood); A Bit of Color- IV, V, VI, (Jewett); A Queer Pet (Barbour); The 'Land of Nod' on a Plantation (Thanet); ; The Brownies Garden (Cox); etc

By Mary Mapes Dodge (editor); Joel Chandler Harris, Mary Hartwell Catherwood, Tudor Jenks, Sarah Orne Jewett, E. H. Barbour, Octave Thanet, Palmer Cox, et al

New York, New York: The Century Company, 1889. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good -. A single original issue. Quarto, 10" tall, stiff illustrated wraps, pages 483 to 560 + 8 ads. Black and white interior. A very good minus periodical overall, clean solid with minor shelf wear and minor exterior soiling, spine paper chipped top and bottom, oversized cover edges usually roughed, with a few short edge tears ; BUT back cover missing; interior very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$16.50

St. Nicholas [magazine] For Boys and Girls; Vol. XLVII (47), January, 1920, No. 3; The Adventure of the Ship of Glass (Meadowcroft); The Last Egg of the Great Auk (Sexton); Boy Scouts in the North-parts (Scoville); Philippa's Memory Gown (Cather); At the Fourth Level (Holland); etc.

By William Fayal Clarke (editor); Clara Platt Meadowcroft, Bernard Sexton, Elizabeth Howard, Atkins, Katherine Dunlap Cather, Theodore Holland, et al.

New York, New York: The Century Company, 1920. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. A single original issue. Quarto, 9 1/3" tall, stiff color illustrated wraps, pages 193 to 288 +32 with ads. Black and white interior. A good periodical overall, generally clean, with moderate shelf wear and light cover soiling and paper yellowing, spine paper chipped BUT back cover missing, interior very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed

$14.50

St. Nicholas [magazine] For Boys and Girls; Vol. XLIV (44), March, 1917, No. 5; A conflict in the Dark (Hulbert); The Lafayette Rose (Forbes); Understood Betsy--serial (Canfield); The Girl Next Door-serial (Seaman); Akbar and Birbal (Guiterman); Norton Wins (Josephson); etc.

By William Fayal Clarke (editor); E. B. Hulbert, Helen Forbes, Dorothy Canfield, Arthur Guiterman, Augusta Huiell Seaman, Julian Josephson, et al.

New York, New York: The Century Company, 1917. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good +. A single original issue. Quarto, 9 3/4" tall, stiff color illustrated wraps, pages 385 to 480 + 60 ads. Black and white interior. A good +, clean, neat periodical overall with moderate shelf wear and light paper yellowing, cover lightly soiled, rubbed and with several short edge tears BUT back cover missing and spine paper chipped away; interior very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed

$19.00

St. Nicholas : Scribner's Illustrated Magazine For Girls and Boys ; Vol. III (3), April, 1876, No. 6; The Strawberry Girl (R. H. D. ); America's Birthday Paty (Stockton); The Ash-Girl (Morse); The Boy Emigrants - chapters XI & XII (Brooks); The Poor Boys 'Astor Home' (Brace); etc.

By Mary Mapes Dodge (editor); R. H. D. , Frank R. Stockton, Lucy G. Morse, Noah Brooks, Paige Dwight, Charles L. Braceet al

New York, New York: Scribner & Company, 1876. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good -. A single original issue with covers and ads. Quarto, 10" tall, pages 343 to 408 + 4 ads, black and white interior, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minusclean solid periodical overall with moderate shelf wear and minor exterior soiling, BUT back cover missing, spine paper chipped top to bottom, with some chipping at the edges of the front cover edges (primarily caused by the original oversizing), light exterior soiling; interior very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$25.00

St. Nicholas : Scribner's Illustrated Magazine For Girls and Boys; Vol. V (5), April, 1878, No. 6; How Kitty Was Lost in a Turkish Bazaar (Hunt);Wise Catherine and the Kaboutermanneken (Pyle); Under the Lilacs-chapter 11 (Alcott); Puck Parker (Champney) etc.

By Mary Mapes Dodge (editor); Sara Keables Hunt, Howard Pyle, Lucy J. Rider, Louisa M. [May]Alcott, Lizzie Chapney et al

New York, New York: Scribner & Company, 1878. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. A single original issue with covers and ads. Quarto, 10" tall, pages 375 to 448 + 4 ads, black and white interior, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good clean solid periodical overall with minor shelf wear and minor exterior soiling, spine paper chipped top and bottom, with some chipping at the edges of the front cover edges (primarily caused by the original oversizing), light exterior soiling; interior very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. "the Sheridan Velocipede) back cover ad.

$30.00

The Story of Bunny Cortex: being an account of the strange adventure of Bunny Rabbit with the Red Foxes and his Blanket Discovery.

By Esmond Mills; [Walton Advertising & Printing Co.]

Esmond, Rhode Island: Esmond Mills, 1922. Tenth printing. Wire saddle stitch. Good. "Written, designed and printed by direction of Walton Advertising & Printing Co., Boston, Massachusetts" originally issued by the Esmond Mills blanket company in 1915. Small chapbook, 5 1/2" tall, 28 pages, wire saddle stitch, pictorial wraps. A good copy over all, cover finger soiled, rubbed at the spine and creased, chipped at one fore-corner; interior generally clean but scattered foxing thoughout especially to the title page, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, three color printing with illustrations throughout.

$12.50

Michael Who Missed His Train (two original volumes sold together)

By Dorothy and Marguerite Bryan (written and Illustrated)

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company - Junior Books, 1932. First edition, first printing. Decorative Boards. Fair. Sold as representative first edition reading copy only. Without dust jacket. Oblong quarto, 8 1/4" x 9 1/4" , illustrated endpapers, unpaginated (approx. 32 pages) black and white, color illustrated boards. A fair copy only over all, generally clean with significant shelf wear, back strip over spine missing, covers loose, internal binding broken, several pages loose with several edge tears, paper moderately yellowed.

$35.00

Children's Books Too Good to Miss (revised and enlarged edition)

By May Hill Arbuthnot, Margaret Mary Cklark, Ruth M. Hadlow, Harriet G. Long

Cleveland, Ohio: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1971. Revised Edition. Decorative Boards. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xv + 97 pages, illustrated boards. A very good, clean moderately worn hard cover with rubbing at the spine ends; binding tight, paper white.

$16.50

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

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