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The Adventures of Boo and Sam (Inscribed)

by Children's - Johnson, Ruth & Foster

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Derringer Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$60.00

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Meriden: Bayberry Hill Press, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Small sewn hardbound quarto. Children's book written and illustrated by Ruth and Foster Johnson. One of only 100 copies printed. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and signed by both contributors. With colorful tipped on plates. A very good copy. The outer boards… Read more
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$60.00
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The Abecedarian Book

by Children's - Ferguson, Charles W.

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Derringer Books
Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1964. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/near fine. Wide clothbound 8vo in dustwrapper. Stated first edition. 131 pp. Book design and adornments by John Alcorn. A lovely near fine copy in clipped, but otherwise near fine dustwrapper. An alphabet book of big words for adults with the curiosity of… Read more
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$50.00
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Five Bears and Miranda

by Children's - Beston, Henry with Illustrations by Frank Dobias

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Derringer Books
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1945. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardbound book. With illustrations by Frank Dobias. This book, first published in 1939. Early reprint edition. Prior ownership stamp else a sound very good copy. Lacking the dustwrapper.
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$40.00
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The Roary Lion

by Children's - Helm, Ruth with Pictures by Mimi Love

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Derringer Books
Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$45.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Wide hardbound octavo in dustwrapper. 48 pp. A handsome near fine copy in price-intact dustwrapper. Illustrated with pictures by Mimi Love. Nice copy.
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$45.00
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Donald Has A Difficulty

by Neumeyer, Peter F. and Edward Gorey

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Derringer Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Abrams, 2004. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Oblong hardbound book in dustwrapper. First Abrams edition of this reprint of the 1970 collaboration between Neumeyer and Gorey. A fine copy in illustrated glossy boards in a fine dustwrapper.
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$25.00
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The Lonesomest Doll

by Children's - Brown, Abbie Farwell with Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

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Derringer Books
Published
1928
Condition
Fair
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$75.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Reprint. Cloth. Fair. Cloth 8vo. 81 pp. Children's book with both black and white and color illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Second printing (first published in 1901). This copy in only fair condition. One page loose from binding. Covers worn and stained at rear panel. … Read more
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$75.00
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Herbert's Treasure (Inscribed to the Lustig Family)

by Children's Low, Alice with Pictures by Victoria de Larrea

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Derringer Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Wide hardbound 8vo in dustwrapper. Unpaginated and illustrated children's book by Low with drawings by de Larrea. Some spotting to edges of the covers. Reinforced library binding with special library price of $3.29. The dustwrapper is clipped, but is in otherwise… Read more
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$150.00
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Follow Tomas

by Children's - Hurd, Edith Thacher, Illustrated by Clement Hurd

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Derringer Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: The Dial Press, 1963. First edition. Cloth. Very Good +/very good. Cloth 8vo in dustwrapper. 61 pp story for children by Edith Thacher Hurd and illustrated by Clement Hurd. A handsome very good clothbound copy in lightly used and price-clipped dustwrapper.
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Motor Boat Boys on the St. Lawrence or Solving the Mystery of the Thousand Islands

by Children's - Arundel, Louis

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Derringer Books
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co, 1912. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Small clothbound 8vo. 238 pp plus ads at rear. Illustrated endpapers. Some rubbing and wear to covers, but a sound well-bound copy.
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$35.00
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Bemelmans: The Life and Art of Madeline's Creator

by Art - Marciano, John Bemelmans

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Derringer Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$30.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Wide Hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. 151 pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. A handsome near fine copy in dustwrapper. The life and art of Ludwig Bemelmans, best known for being the illustrator of the Madeline children's book series.
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$30.00
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A City In Winter

by Children's - Helprin, Mark with Illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg

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Derringer Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Viking Ariel, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Small hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. First edition, first printing of this modern classic illustrated children's novel. A very handsome near fine copy in price-intact dustwrapper. 147 pp.
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$40.00
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The Witch Who Became Someone Else

by Children's - Masland, Anne Comfort with Illustrations by Joe Servello

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Derringer Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Smithtown, NY: Exposition Press, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. Oblong hardbound book in dustwrapper. Unpaginated. A Halloween- related children's book written by Masland and nicely illustrated by Joe Servello. Stated first edition. A near fine hardbound book in price-intact dustwrapper which is somewhat faded at spine color and with a closed tear… Read more
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$50.00
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Bronwen, the Traw, and the Shape-Shifter (Signed by Dickey)

by Children's - Dickey, James with Richard Jesse Watson

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Derringer Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Quarter oatmeal cloth over boards. 4to. Stated first edition. Unpaginated. A book-length poem for children by Dickey with illustrations by Watson. A handsome near fine copy in dustwrapper. Wrapper has the Parent Choice Award sticker on the front panel. This… Read more
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$40.00
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Once On A Time

by Fairy Tales - Milhous, Katherine, Illustrator

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Derringer Books
Published
No Date 91938)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Charles Scribner, No Date 91938). First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Slender clothbound quarto. Lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. 70 pp. Edition not stated. Some soiling to covers and with a prior owner inscription. A solid very good copy with gorgeous color illustrations by Milhous.
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$40.00
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Candido

by Children's - Eiseman, Alberta with Illustrations by Lilian Obligado

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Derringer Books
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: MacMillan Company, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Oblong pictorial hardbound quarto in dustwrapper. Stated first printing. The story of Candido, a white lllama. Lovely illustrations by Lilian Obligado. A near fine copy in near fine unclipped dustwrapper.
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Kate Greenaway's Mother Goose or Old Nursery Rhymes

by Children's - Engen, Rodney, Introducer (Kate Greenaway)

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Derringer Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: Harry Abrams, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Tall 8vo in dustwrapper. 95 pp. The complete facsimile sketchbooks from the Arents Collection at the New York Public Library of Greenaway's drawings for Mother Goose. Book includes 72 illustrations in full color. A handsome fine copy in dustwrapper.
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$35.00
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Strange Visitor

by Children's - Johnston, Edith F.

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Derringer Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Hardbound 8vo in dustwrapper. 72 pp including notes at rear of volume on the praying mantis. Written and illustrated by Johnston. A very good copy in dustwrapper, clipped at top front corner of the front flap, but with $2.50 price at lower corner.… Read more
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$25.00
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ABC Book

by Children's - Falls, C. B.

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Derringer Books
Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$75.00

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1957. Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/very good +. Clothbound quarto in dustwrapper. Lovely reprint edition of Falls's classic alphabet book with gorgeous color woodcuts. Book is not dated, but the front flap mentions a reprint edition from 1957. Wrapper is priced $3.50 on the front flap. A handsome near fine… Read more
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$75.00
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Little Lulu And Her Pals

by Children's - Marge

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Derringer Books
Published
1939
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Wide hardbound 8vo in dustwrapper. Unpaginated. Illustrated in both color and black and white. The further adventures of Little Lul. Presumed first edition with "Copyright 1939, By David McKay Company" on the second line of the copyright page. This copy in gorgeous fine… Read more
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$100.00
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Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

by Children's - Dr. Seuss

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Derringer Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Random House, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Hardbound quarto in matching dustwrapper. First edition with later dustwrapper (295/295 on flap, but 17 titles on rear panel). Book shows very minor handling wear. Clean with no writing, plates or other markings. VG+. The price-intact dustwrapper is lightly chipped and worn… Read more
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$100.00