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Walt Disney's Dumbo

by Walt Disney Productions

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$55.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1947. From Simon & Schuster's Little Golden Library series. Pictorial boards, text block stapled at spine with blue tape at binding edge, other edges stained blue. Early printing of this edition, with 34 series titles listsed on back board. Very good plus with neat owner signature dated 12/25/47 to front board verso. Text block clean and… Read more
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The Velveteen Rabbit

by Williams, Margery

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citynightsbooks
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780385077255
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$45.00

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Doubleday & Co., 1991. The 27th printing of the original Doubleday edition, with illustrated glossy boards, illustrated endsheets and the original cover illustration and typography with yellow background. With the illustrations in color and B&W by William Nicholson. Book very good plus with virtually no wear. DJ also very good plus with a bit of edgewear. 44 pp. . Reprint.… Read more
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Penny-Whistle

by Berry, Erick (Evangel Allena Champlin )

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Published
1930
Condition
Fair
Edition
1st Edition
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$75.00

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Macmillan & Co., 1930. First edition (P, y). Yellow cloth, black titles and decoration, illustrated endsheets. No DJ. A folktale about a small boy living in a jungle with his parents, who give him a pennywhistle as a present that only plays one note. His quest to find more notes leads him through the jungle, listening to the birds and… Read more
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$75.00
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Fannie Lou Hamer

by Jordan, June

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780690288933
Item Price
$125.00

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Thomas Y Crowell, 1972. First printing. Pictorial glossy boards, matching DJ. In the Crowell Biography series for young people.The story of activist and voting rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer by novelist/essayist June Jordan. With one- and two-color illustrations by Albert Williams. Book very good plus with light aging. DJ likewise very good with aging, price clipped. 42 pp.. 1st Edition.… Read more
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$125.00
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Joy

by Giovanni, Nikki

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citynightsbooks
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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The Children's Book Council, Inc., 1976. Oversized bookmark on notecard stock, approx 3x10 with poem by Nikki Giovanni and illustrations by Steven Kellogg. Very good minus (or plus depending on viewpoint) with handwritten notes and drawing on reverse by Sam Cornish, to whom this belonged. Also aging at edges and bottom inch of card.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.… Read more
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Rosa Parks

by Greenfield, Eloise

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citynightsbooks
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780690712117
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$75.00

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Thomas Y Crowell, 1973. First printing. Pictorial glossy boards, matching DJ. One of Crowell's Biography series for young readers. With two-color illustrations by Eric Marlow, who also illustrated Greenfield's Bubbles.Greenfield is the author of Honey, I Love and other popular picture books. Book very good with slight dent to front gutter at spine, light wear to edges. DJ very good… Read more
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$75.00
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Leo & Diane Dillon

by Mathis, Sharen Bell

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citynightsbooks
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780756967864
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$75.00

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Viking Press, 2006. First printing. Brown cloth, gilt titles. With reinforced (library) binding. Seapia-tone illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon. Book very good with two institutional stamps to pastedowns, some edge soil. DJ also very good with cellotape repairs to reverse but not too noticeable on exterior. 48 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Freedom Ship of Robert Smalls

by Meriweather, Louise

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citynightsbooks
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780133310825
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$50.00

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Prentice Hall, 1971. First edition (NAP). Yellow cloth, black titles and ship design on front. Illustrated in color by Lee Jack Morton. Author also wrote Daddy Was A Numbers Runner. An amazing and true story about a former slave who escaped to freedom by capturing a confederate gunboat. Photos of actual characters included at end. With evocative 2- and 3-color… Read more
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Memories of Survival

by Krinitz, Esther and Bernice Steinhardt

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citynightsbooks
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780786851263
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$50.00

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Hyperion, 2005. Second printing. Pictorial glossy boards, matching DJ. An incredible artifact by a Holocaust survivor and the embroidered creations she produced as a testament to her childhood experience. A beautifully-designed book. Near fine with little wear. DJ very good plus with 1-inch patch of delamination to back panel at bottom edge. 64 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your Sleep

by Prelutsky, Jack

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780688840532
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$75.00

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Greenwillow Books, 1976. First printing. Red cloth spine, black boards, gilt titles. With monochrome drawings by Arnold Lobel. Short poems about scary things. Book very good with edge soil. DJ likewise very good with a few very short edge tears/wear. 48 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Arnold Lobel.
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Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

by Levine, Ellen

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Published
2007
Condition
Fnie
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780439777339
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$50.00

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Scholastic Press, 2007. First printing . Pictorial boards, matching DJ. A slave mails himself to the North in a wooden box in this award-winning book about the legendary Henry Brown. First state copy without Caldecott medal to front. Unread, as new. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fnie/Fine.
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The Cat and the Cuckoo

by Hughes, Ted

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citynightsbooks
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780761325727
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$25.00

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Roaring Brook Press, 2003. Pictorial boards, matching DJ. The Roaring Press library edition of this popular collection of short poems for young readers. With B&W illustrations by Flora McDonnell. Unread, as new in like DJ. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Good, Says Jerome

by Clifton, Lucille

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citynightsbooks
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780525308652
Item Price
$65.00

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E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1973. Stated first edition. Orange cloth, Black titles. A little boy is confronted with moving to a new home and his older sister reassures him that all will be fine. Story inspired by a class of elementary school students of the author's acquaintance. Lively color illustrations by Stephanie Douglas. Book very good plus with small… Read more
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Lift Every Voice and Sing: Words and Music

by Johnson, James Weldon

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Hawthorn Books, 1970. Second printing, 1971. Brown cloth, darker brown titles and illustration to front. Illustrated by Mozelle Thompson. Contains words and music. This song is the 'National Anthem for the Colored People of America,' written by Johnson and his brother for a Lincoln's birthday celebration in 1900. The charcoal-inspired illustrations by Thompson poignantly illustrate some of the obstacles faced… Read more
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$100.00
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Willy!

by Shoberg, Lore

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780070569829
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$25.00

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McGraw-Hill, 1974. First edition (NAP). Pictorial boards, matching DJ. Charming tale about a second-grader and the creative spirit. By the author of Machine and Morgan and Things. Book near fine. DJ very good plus with a couple of soil spots, price clipped. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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All Us Come Cross the Water

by Clifton, Lucille

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780030892622
Item Price
$95.00

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Henry Holt & Co, 1973. Stated first edition. With illustrations in color by John Steptoe. Pictorial cloth, matching DJ. Book very good plus with not much wear. DJ very good with rubbing, soil spots. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Morgan and Things

by Shoberg, Lore

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$50.00

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McGraw Hill, 1972. First printing. Pictorial cloth boards, matching DJ. By the author of Machine and Willy! A fantasy tale that might well be a send-up of some of the Dr. Seuss books. Book near fine. DJ very good plus with a few spots, a couple of small holes at flap edges. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Knee-High Man and Other Tales

by Lester, Julius

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Dial Press, 1972. First edition (NAP). Rust cloth, gilt titles. Contains seven folktales, illustrated in color by Ralph Pinto. Book very good with a bit of aging. DJ also very good with edgewear. 28 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ralph Pinto.
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Never Forgotten (Junior Library Guild Selection)

by McKissack, Patricia C.

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Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780375843846
Item Price
$35.00

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Schwartz & Wade, 2011. First printing. Pictorial boards, matching DJ. A story of the African slave trade with sumptuous color illustrations by the award-winning Leo and Diane Dillon. Near fine in like DJ. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon.
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Oh, Lord, I Wish I Was a Buzzard

by Greenberg, Polly

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$25.00

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Macmillan & Co., 1968. Third printing. Pictorial cloth, matching DJ. With illustrations by Aliki. A little girl working in the fields fantasizes escape from her life by becoming a bird or animal. Book very good with some age-darkening to cloth. DJ likewise very good with similar aging, a few light stains. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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