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Hartford Whalers Goals for Life Activity Book
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Hartford Whalers Goals for Life Activity Book

By Hartford Whalers

Hartford, CT: Hartford Whalers & Connecticut Department of Transportation, 1979. Undated, ca. 1979. Book of children's activities with an anti-alcohol, anti-drug and pro-safety message. Softcover, 16 pages. Very light cover wear, contents clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.99

Grace Goes to Washington
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Grace Goes to Washington

By Kelly DiPucchio. Illustrated By LeUyen Pham

Los Angeles and New York: Disney-Hyperion, 2019. Stated first edition, first printing. with an unused Teach a Girl to Lead bookplate on the front free endpaper. Glazed pictorial hardcover with dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket also fine, unclipped and in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$27.99

Boys of the Bible, Told in Simple Language
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Boys of the Bible, Told in Simple Language

By Snyder, Harvey Albert

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1929. Good in fair to good dustjacket. First edtiion thus, 1929, with two full page color illustrations, smaller illustrations in black and white. Tan pictorial cloth with dustjacket. The book has light shelfwear, mainly at the edges, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [.75] and has some allover rubbing and scuffing, maily at the edges, other edgewear, some very small chips, fairly little paper loss.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.99

Time About Fair Play; or, Who Shall Be Captain?
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Time About Fair Play; or, Who Shall Be Captain?

By Anonymous

N.P.: N.P., 1877. Undated, ca. 1877 per WorldCat, which also has no author, publisher or place listed. Lovely little book for juveniles, just under 4.75 inches tall, blue cloth decoratively printed in black white and gilt with a small color illustration mounted on the front cover, frontis engraving plus engraved title, 32 pages. Very good condition with some very light chipping to the white printing of the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a gift notation from teacher to student on the front free endpaper in pencil, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.

$112.99

Uncle Wiggily's Story Book
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Uncle Wiggily's Story Book

By Garis, Howard R.

New York: Platt & Munk, 1939. 1939 edition. Very good in fair dustjacket. Red hardcover printed in black, illustrated endpapers, book illustrated throughout in black and white, colorful dustjacket. The book has some light bumping to the lower front corner, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some chipping to the extremities, especially the lower front panel, many small edge chips and tears.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.99

The Shining Filly
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The Shining Filly

By Downe, Fairfax

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. First edition, 1954, with the Scribner's A on the copyright page. Light green cloth with dustjacket. The book has light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some edge chips, a few tiny chips mid-spine, other edgewear, fairly little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The Babes in the Wood. Little Folks Series
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The Babes in the Wood. Little Folks Series

By Illustrated By R. Andre

New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1888. Copyright 1888. Color illustrated Victorian poem about two children getting lost in the woods, being terrified by awful events there and eventually dying there alone - a pretty grim cautionary tale. Color lithographed covers with six full page color lithographed plates. Worn but complete with a creased front cover, general edgewear, bottom staple separated from the covers, everything still attached, pages age-toned with occasional soil, plates in very good condition with some smudging to the white margins.. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.99

First Poems By Children in the Norfolk Public Schools [Virginia]
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First Poems By Children in the Norfolk Public Schools [Virginia]

By Creative Work Committee, School Board of the City of Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, VA: School Board of the City of Norfolk, Virginia, 1930. Undated, ca. 1930s. Poems by children from Kindergarten to Grade 7. Blue hardcover with black cloth spine, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Some external wear, rear hinge good at the endpapers but the staples of the binding have rusted through some of the pages at the inner margin, but pages are still well attached. Light age-toning to pages, Norfolk Public Schools stamp inside front cover, whited out name at top of preliminary blank, pages clean, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$37.99

Chit Chat: Stories of Adventure, History, Travel, Biography and Home Life. Chit Chat Series
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Chit Chat: Stories of Adventure, History, Travel, Biography and Home Life. Chit Chat Series

By Lothrop Publishing Company

Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1897. Published 1897. Collected short stories and non-fiction pieces for Victorian era children, illustrated throughout with engravings plus a full color lithographed frontis plate of two children playing with a squirrel indoors. Color illustrated hardcover with red cloth spine, various pagination, about 150 pages. Fair to good condition, covers rubbed with some expected age-related soil, heavy edge rubbing, sound binding, age-toned but clean pages, pencil gift note on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.99

April's Kittens
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April's Kittens

By Newberry, Clare Turlay

Eau Claire, Wisconsin: E. M. Hale and Company, 1940. Cadmus Books reprint, undated but from the 1940s, sturdy book no doubt intended for schools. Orange pictorial hardcover, 32 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white plus some color, mainly delightful full page illustrations. Very good with light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with a school stamp inside the front cover, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Good Cheer Stories of Sports and Pastimes. Chit Chat Series
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Good Cheer Stories of Sports and Pastimes. Chit Chat Series

By Lothrop Publishing Company

Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1897. Published 1897. Collected short stories and non-fiction pieces for Victorian era children, illustrated throughout with engravings plus a full color lithographed frontis plate of a young boy and girl feeding a doll. Color illustrated hardcover with red cloth spine, various pagination, about 150 pages. Fair to good condition, covers rubbed with some expected age-related soil, heavy edge rubbing, sound binding, age-toned but clean pages, pencil gift note on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.99

Hoppie the Hopper.  An In Action Book
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Hoppie the Hopper. An In Action Book

By Baller, Albert. Illustrated By Eleanor Corwin

Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, and Phillips Publishers, Inc., 1951. First printing, with Patent Pending on the title page. Very good in worn presentation box. Charming book with original box, with Hoppie the Grasshopper on the end of a clear plastic strip which flips, or hops, through rectangular holes in each page, allowing Hoppie to be in a scene on each page. Color illustrated throughout. Pictorial hardcover, 28 pages. Very good with minimal edge rubbing, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. Hoppie functional throughout. Box is fair to good with a chip to one of the lid sides, edgewear, minor age-speckling. Includes original instruction sheet.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair Box. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

Forty Rainy-Day Games for Boys and Girls
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Forty Rainy-Day Games for Boys and Girls

By Horowitz, Caroline

New York: Hart Publishing Company, 1949. First edition, 1949. Activities suitable for children aged 9 to 14. Games, projects, crafts, other activities illustrated in black and white plus one color. Tan cloth with dustjacket. Very good condition, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [1.25] and has light expected shelf soil, minor chips to the lower front panel, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

The Child and Things
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The Child and Things

By Fallis, Edwina

Yonkers-on-Hudson, NY: World Book Company, 1940. Published 1940. Activities promoting sensory perception and motor activities by introducing children to various things and gadgets to figure out and/or construct. Illustrated in black and white. Light brown cloth, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Light edge rubbing, firm binding, clean pages with names neatly written at the top of the front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful and Christian Homes
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The American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful and Christian Homes

By Catharine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe

New York: J. B. Ford and Company, 1869. First edition, 1869. Fair to good condition in emerald green cloth over beveled boards lettered and decorated in gilt, 500 pages preceded by a frontis engraving and engraved title page, plus 12 pages of publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with several very short fabric tears to the spine ends, hinges internally cracked but secure, text block sound, pages lightly age-toned but clean, minor inner margin transparent spots to the preliminaries, no names or other markings. Comprehensive guide for developing and maintaining home and home life, with sections on anything from ventilation to decoration, exercise and food to sleep habits, manners and order to charity work, care of children and servants to sewing, propagation of plants to privies (earth-closets, as termed here). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$137.99

Herdboy of Hungary. The True Story of Mocskos
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Herdboy of Hungary. The True Story of Mocskos

By Finta, Alexander

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932. Stated first edition, 1932. Lilght brown cloth, black and white illustrations by the author throughout, no dustjacket. Good used condition with some rubbing to the extremities and a bit of uneven color to the rear cover, good hinges (rear hinge neatly internally reglued), text block sound but not tight (no loosened pages), pages clean with some occasional light finger soil to margins, neatly written gift notation at top of front free endpaper and bookplate inside front cover, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.99

The Pop-Up Pinocchio. Being the Life and Adventures of a Wooden Puppet Who Finally Became a Real Boy
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The Pop-Up Pinocchio. Being the Life and Adventures of a Wooden Puppet Who Finally Became a Real Boy

By Collodi (Carlo Lornzini). With Pop-Up Illustrations By Harold Lentz

New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1932. First pop-up edition with the Lentz illustrations, 1932. Book is in fair to poor condition but the popups are good to very good, fully operable. Illustrated hardcover with thick board-like pages. Covers rubbed but with cover designs nearly intact, spine covering absent, text block falling apart with most pages detached from one another, two small tape repairs to the pop-up with the clown, pages mainly clean with occasional light speckling, old tape along gutters of first and final pages, hinges at the endpapers actually intact, no names or other markings.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$77.99

Song of the Pines. A Story of Norwegian Lumbering in Wisconsin. Land of the Free Series
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Song of the Pines. A Story of Norwegian Lumbering in Wisconsin. Land of the Free Series

By Havighurst, Walter and Marion. Illustrated By Richard Floethe

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1949. Stated first edition, 1949. Fouth book in the Land of the Free series. Illustrated with black and white woodcuts. Gray cloth printed in blue, color illustrated dustjacket. The book has some very light edgewear, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [2.50] and has some edgwear and minor chipping mainly to the spine ends, additional edge rubbing, slightly darkened spine, fairly little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.99

A Tale for Easter
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A Tale for Easter

By Tudor, Tasha

New York: Henry Z. Walck, Inc., 1962. Undated, ca. 1962. Green cloth with black spine lettering and paper label on front cover, illustrated dustjacket. The book has light rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is corner clipped but retains its original 3.25 price, some light shelf soil to the white background, no chips.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$37.99

The Christopher Robin Story Book
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The Christopher Robin Story Book

By Milne, A. A. Illustrated By Ernest H. Shepard

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1957. Nineteenth printing, 1957. Lavender hardcover printed in dark blue, illustrated dustjacket. The book has some light edge rubbing as well as some fading to the far outer edges, good hinges, sound text block, outer edges of text block and endpapers age-speckled, pages somewhat age-toned with outer margins that are further age-darkened, pages otherwise clean, old address label at top corner of front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [2.75] and has age-speckling to the white background, some very small chips to the spine ends, almost no paper loss.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$47.99

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