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Dudley Pippin's Summer
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Dudley Pippin's Summer

By Ressner, Philip (Illustrations by Ben Shecter.)

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers [0-06-024887-4] 1979, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 42pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. A previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper and the dust jacket is creased and edgeworn. "It is summertime and Dudley and his family are off to the country on a vacation. His first summer friend is Margot, who isn't sure she wants to be anybody's friend. But Dudley's curiosity soon leads to encounters with other characters, large and small, quirky, funny, and touching". Illustrations by Ben Shecter. (Juvenile, Children's Books, Juvenile, Picture Books).

$26.25

Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man

By Sassoon, Siegfried (Memoirs of Siegfried Sassoon.)

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart 1931, Canadian Edition. (Hardcover) 288pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, two-tone illustrated plates, illustrations. The spine is faded, some pages are lightly soiled, and there is a previous owner's name in ink on the front free endpaper. "Special Edition for Boys and Girls.... Note: Parts Nine and Ten, dealing with the War, have been omitted from this edition of Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man". Memoirs of Siegfried Sassoon. (Juvenile, Biography, Hunting, Juvenile, Memoirs).

$42.00

The Modern Story Book

By Wadsworth, Wallace (Illustrations by Paul Pinson.)

New York: Rand McNally & Company 1950. (4to) 72pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Color illustrated endpapers, color illustrations. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper, the dust jacket is lightly chipped, and there is slight soiling to the pages. "Here is something excitingly different to delight boys and girls - a really modern story book as bright and up-to-the minute as a jet airplane. Children will love these lively and appealing tales of trains, planes, fire engines, tractors, and other fascinating machines, whose adventures are as entertaining as they are varied". Illustrations by Paul Pinson. (Juvenile, Airplanes, Automobiles, Children's Books, Trains).

$47.25

A Prairie Boy's Winter
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A Prairie Boy's Winter

By Kurelek, William

Montreal: Tundra Books [0-88776-022-8] 1973, 1st printing. (Hardcover) Near fine in very good dust jacket. Color illustrations. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and has minor edgewear. Locale: Prairie Provinces. (Juvenile, Artists--Canada, Winter).

$47.25

Circus Train

By Selby-Lowndes, Joan (Illustrations by Geoffrey Lewis.)

New York: Abelard-Schuman 1957. (Hardcover) 240pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations. The dust jacket is edgeworn with small closed tears and patchy fading. "This interesting and unusual book is, the publishers believe, the first of its kind for young people. It is a novel with completely accurate factual background about the circus and, particularly, about the Yong family who are still active in circus life". Book about Bertram Mills Circus. Illustrations by Geoffrey Lewis. (Juvenile, Children's Books, Circus).

$26.25

The Wizard of Oz

By Baum, L. Frank (Illustrations by Michael Hague.)

Norwalk: Easton Press 1982, Collector's Edition. (4to) 219pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Green leather with gilt decorations and lettering on the cover and spine. All edges gilt, ribbon marker, frontispiece, color illustrations. There is a previous owner's book plate on the front free endpaper. "The story of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' was written solely to please children of today. It aspires to being a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out" - from the Introduction by L. Frank Baum in 1900. Illustrations by Michael Hague. (Juvenile, Fairy Tales).

$157.50

Beauty and the Beast

By Apy, Deborah (Based on the work of Madame le Prince de Beaumont; Illustrations by Michael Hague.)

Norwalk: Easton Press 1983. (4to) 64pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Blue leather with gilt decoration and lettering. All edges gilt, ribbon bookmark, color illustrations. There is a previous owner's book plate on the front free endpaper. This text is based on the story by Madame le Prince de Beaumont. Based on the work of Madame le Prince de Beaumont. Illustrations by Michael Hague. (Juvenile, Fairy Tales).

$157.50

The Velveteen Rabbit; Or How Toys Become Real

By Williams, Margery (Illustrations by Michael Hague.)

Norwalk: Easton Press 1983. (4to) 33pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Dark blue leather with gilt decoration and lettering. All edges gilt, gold ribbon marker, color illustration on the half-title, color frontispiece, color plates and illustrations. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front free endpaper and a small tear in the gutter at the bottom of p. 1 from the ribbon marker. "There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was fat and bunchy, as a rabbit should be; his coat was spotted brown and white, he had real thread whiskers, and his ears were lined with pink sateen. On Christmas morning, when he sat wedged in the top of the Boy's stocking, with a sprig of holly between his paws, the effect was charming" - from the text. Illustrations by Michael Hague. (Juvenile, Children's Books).

$262.50

Aesop's Fables

By Hague, Michael (editor) (Illustrations by Michael Hague.)

Norwalk: Easton Press 1985. (4to) 27pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Orange leather with gilt decoration and lettering. All edges gilt, color illustrations. The spine is lightly sunned and there is a previous owner's book plate on the front free endpaper. Includes 'The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,' 'The Lion and the Mouse,' and 'The Hare and the Tortoise' among others. Illustrations by Michael Hague. (Juvenile, Fairy Tales, Morals).

$105.00

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By Carroll, Lewis (Illustrations by Michael Hague.)

Norwalk: Easton Press 1985. (4to) 122pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Blue leather with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine and cover. All edges gilt, ribbon bookmark, color illustrations. Very slight sun damage along the spine and on the front cover, and a previous owner's book plate on the front free endpaper. Illustrations by Michael Hague. (Juvenile).

$236.25

Winnie-The-Pooh, When We Were Very Young, the House at Pooh Corner, Now We Are Six (4 Volumes)

By Milne, A.A.

Norwalk: Easton Press 1985, Collector's Edition. (Hardcover) Fine. The four volumes bound in leather. Titles and cover illustrations stamped in gilt, ribbon page markers, all edges gilt, illustrated endpapers, illustrations. (Juvenile).

$262.50

"Tam"; The Autobiography of a "Scottie"

By Warner, A. L. (Illustrations by A. L. Warner.)

Racine: Whitman Publishing 1939. (4to staplebound) 34pp. Good to very good. Illustrations. Edgeworn with corner creases, an 8-inch horizontal tear across the back cover, a 2-inch tear at the bottom of the spine and minor ink markings on the front cover. Illustrations by A. L. Warner. (Juvenile, Dog Breeds, Dogs, Juvenile, Pets, Scottish Terriers).

$63.00

First Reader

By Victorian Readers

Toronto: Copp Clark 1903. (Hardcover) 128pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Light brown cloth with decorated black and red cover. Frontispiece, black and white and color illustrations. The lettering on the spine has faded away, the endpapers are toned. "Authorized by the advisory board for Manitoba". (Readers, Juvenile, Readers).

$36.75

Remembrance; True War Time Stories of Veterans Across the County; 'if You Love Your Freedom Thank a Veteran'

By Sperl, Virginia

Winnipeg: Children's Programs [1-55056-960-0] 2003. (4to) 55pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Illustrations. There are minor pencil markings in the text. "This book contains factual information as well as true stories of our heroic men and women during war times. The information was gathered from various sources including the Royal Canadian Legion". (Juvenile, Juvenile, Military--Canada, Veterans, War Stories).

$21.00

Remarkable Adventures from Real Life

By Editor Not Named] (editor)

London: Leisure Hour Office Religious Tract Society [no date]. (Hardcover) 287pp. Good, no dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and gilt illustration on the front cover and spine. Frontispiece. The spine is worn and cracked. Stories selected from Leisure Hour & Sunday at Home--Magazine. (Juvenile).

$47.25

Indians and Cowboys; A One-Volume Edition of Indians of the Plains and Cowboys of America

By Tousey, Sanford (Illustrations by Sanford Tousey.)

New York: Rand McNally & Co. 1951. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. Red with yellow design on the front cover. Illustrated color endpapers, color and black and white illustrations. Lightly edgeworn. Illustrations by Sanford Tousey. (Juvenile, Juvenile).

$31.50

The Cat of Bubastes; A Tale of Ancient Egypt

By Henty, G.A. (Illustrations by J.R. Weguelin.)

London: Blackie & Son [no date]. (Hardcover) 352pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Blue cloth with orange and tan illustrations on the front and spine. Black & white plates. The spine and corners are lightly worn, the rear hinge is cracked, light foxing, and there is a previous owner's inscription. "My object of the present story has been to give you as lively a picture as possible of that life, drawn from the bulky pages of Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson and other writers on the same subject. I have laid the scene in the time of Thotmes III., one of the greatest of the Egyptian monarchs, being surpassed only in glory and the extent of his conquests by Rameses the Great" - from the Preface. Illustrations by J.R. Weguelin. Locale: Ancient Egypt. (Juvenile, Juvenile).

$31.50

Joan of Arc; The Life Story of the Maid of Orleans

By Holmes, Maple Dodge (Illustrations by Edwin John Prittie.)

Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company 1930. (Hardcover) 300pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, frontispiece, map, notes, illustrations, colored plates. The spine is worn, there are very minor white markings on the front cover, and there are minor pencil markings on the front endpaper. "Out of the mist of fifteenth century wars and plots steps the fresh young figure of Joan of Arc. Although only a peasant girl, unable to read or write, not beautiful, nor supported by any one of rank or influence, yet she has stood ever since among the truly great women of history" - from the introduction by Edward P. Cheyney. Book about Joan of Arc. Illustrations by Edwin John Prittie. Introduction by Edward P. Cheyney. (Juvenile, Juvenile).

$31.50

Bowser the Hound (Publisher series: Green Meadow Series.)

By Burgess, Thornton W. (Illustrations by Harrison Cady.)

Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1920. (Hardcover) 206pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Green cloth with a paste-down illustration on front cover. Frontispiece, color plates. The spine is slightly cocked and lightly edgeworn, there is a half-inch tear in the cloth on the back cover, there is a two-inch closed tear in a few of the opening pages, and there are ink markings on page 129. Illustrations by Harrison Cady. Publisher series: Green Meadow Series 3. (Juvenile, Juvenile).

$31.50

Li Minoush

By Murray, Bonnie (Illustrations by Sheldon Dawson.)

Winnipeg: Pemmican Publications 978-1-894717-06-9 [978-1-894717-06-9] 2009, 2nd printing. (4to staplebound) np. Near fine. Color illustrations, pronunciation guide. "When Thomas feels left out because all his friends have pets, he asks his mother for a cat. She agrees, and when she calls it Minoush she introduces her son to the Michif language. Li Minoush (Thomas and his Cat) is the first of four stories in the Michif Children's Series. Illustrations by Sheldon Dawson. Translated by Rita Flamand. Text in Michif and English. (Juvenile).

$15.75

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