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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

By Lofting, Hugh

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1920. Twenty-eighth printing, 1935. Hardcover. very good; p.o.'s name in pencil inside front board; gutter endpaper section worn through inside front board; lightest bit of rubbing to spine ends and corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Hugh Lofting. 8 vo; orange boards with black lettering and illust. of sea creatures surrounding a paper paste on illust. of Dr. Dolittle enjoying a meal with various critters; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece in color "The Farewell Feast" protected by tissue; b/w illust. throughout; 180 pp.

$30.00

Knots on a Counting Rope

By Martin, Bill Jr. and John Archambault

New York: Henry Holt, 1987. Later printing. Hardcover. fine; clean, tight, & attractive./fine; clean, attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Ted Rand. 8 vo; rectangular picture book format; blue boards with silver spine lettering; unpaged; stunning color illust. throughout; illust. dj. signed with a pen drawing of a feather and dated by the illustrator. children's fiction about Native Americans.

$20.00

Madeline in America

By Bemelmans, Ludwig and John Bemelmans Marciano

New York: Scholastic Press, 1999. First Scholastic ed.. Hardcover. fine-clean, tight & attractive/very good-small repaired tear in dj at spine top; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Ludwig Bemelmans. 4 to; red boards with illust. spine strip; gilt lettering & Christmas tree on front board; illust. spine strip illust is Statue of Liberty & airplane; illust. endpapers of Santas playing different symphony instruments; 109 pp; one page listing places used in the stories. color illust. throughout; Preface written by author's grandson, John Bemelmans Marciano.

$20.00

Elves and Fairies

By Werner, Jane

New York: Golden Book, 2008. Giant Golden Book; 5th printing. Hardcover. fine; clean, tight, & attractive./very good; light wear to spine ends; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Garth Williams. 4 to; glossy illust. boards; illust. endpapers; 76 pp; 20 children's stories and poems by various authors including Mary Jane Carr, Elsa Ruth ast, Alison Uttley, William Allingham, Marjorie Barrows, et. al.; color illust. throughout; illust. dj. Stunning illustrations.

$20.00

Doctor Rabbit

By Wahl, Jan

New York: Delacorte/ Weekly Reader Children's Book Club, 1970. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive.. Peter Parnall. 8 vo; rectangular format; unpaged; two color illust. throughout.

$16.00

And Twelve Chinese Acrobats

By Yolen, Jane

New York: Philomel Books, 1995. First impression. Hardcover. very good; p.o.'s name on front flyleaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractie./good; sticker residue on rear of dj; all else-clean and attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Jean Gralley. 8 vo; 54 pp; dark blue boards; gilt spine lettering; illust. dj; b/w illust. throughout;

$14.00

Horse on a Houseboat

By Bannon, Laura

New York: Junior Literary Guild, 1951. Hardcover. very good- p.o's tasteful bookplate attached on copyright page; light shelf wear at spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./fair-moderate rubbing & chipping to edges; most of spine covering absent; still bright & colorful; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Laura Bannon. 8 vo; bright red boards with a illust. in white of the boy and his horse, gilt spine lettering; colorful illust. endpapers; 95 pp; b/w illust. throughout; illust. dj.

$14.00

Su-Mei's Golden Year

By Bro, Margueritte Harmon

Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1956. Later printing. Hardcover. very good- ex lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Kurt Wiese. 8 vo; blue illust. library binding; 246 pp;b/w illust. throughout.

$10.00

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

By Scieszka, Jon (A. Wolf)

New York: Viking Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. as new; clean, tight, & attractive./as new; protected by new Mylar wrap. Lane Smith. sm 4 to; glossy pictorial boards; unpaged; full color illust. throughout; pictorial dj. signed by both author & illustrator. A small line drawing of a little pig accompanies illustrator's signature.

$25.00

My Big Book ob Cat Stories

By Various

New York: Golden Press, 1967. Hardcover. good +; ex-lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; rubbing to board edges; light soil to boards; illustrations & text - very good; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Adrienne Segur. 4 to; illust. colorful cloth covered boards (front & rear); double page color illust. fly leaves; 109 pp; both b/w & color illust. throughout. Stunning illust. by Adrienne Segur; various authors represented include: Edward Lear, Lafcadio Hearn, Brothers Grimm, et. al.

$45.00

Toot & Puddle

By Hobbie, Holly

Boston : Little, Brown & Co., 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good -clean, tight, & attractive./very good- small sticker residue on front of dj; all else-clean & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Holly Hobbie. 4 to; picture book format; glossy, colorful illust boards; charming color illust. throughout; unpaged.

$30.00

The Little Sallie Mandy Story Book

By Van Derveer, Helen R.

New York: Platt and Munk, 1930. Hardcover. Very good-light rubbing to spine ends & corners; erased pencil markings inside front board & front fly leaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Bess Goe Willis. sm 4 to; red textured cloth boards with black front board lettering & illust. of Sallie; black spine lettering; 63 pp; stunning color illust. throughout. beautiful color illustrations.

$80.00

Chink a Woolly Coated Little Dog and other stories from Lives of the Hunted and Wild Animals at Home

By Seton, Ernest Thompson

London : Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. circa 1920's. Hardcover. Fine-p.o.'s name in calligraphy inside front board, dated "Xmas 1928." one plate detached from spine; All else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Ernest Thompson Seton. Sm 8 vo; green bords with illust. of Chink and title on front board; black spine lettering; 128 pp.;b/w decorations & illust. throughout; several b/w plates on glossy paper; other pages are heavy stock with deckled edges.

$25.00

Johnny Bear, Lobo and Other Stories

By Seton, Ernest Thompson

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. first printing. Hardcover. Very good-sm. amount of rubbing to spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Ernest Thompson Seton. sm 8 vo; clay colored boards with black lettering & illust. on front board; black spine lettering; 162 pp.; b/w illust. throughout and seven b/w full page plates. inscribed by the author on the title page, dated 29, July 1938.

$150.00

White Harvest

By Waltrip, Rufus

New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. very good-clean, tight, & attractive/very good-light chipping to dj edges; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Christine Price. 8 vo; mauve boards with black illust. on front board; black spine lettering; 118 pp; b/w illust. throughout; illust. dj. inscribed on the front end paper by the author.

$25.00

Skippy the Little Skye Terrier

By L'Hommedieu, Dorothy K.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1944. second printing. Hardcover. Good-no dj; moderate rubbing to board edges; two small ink scribbles on rear board; a piece of white paper has been attached at upper edge inside the front board to hide a previous gift inscription; small amt of soil on rear of frontispiece; text and illust. are in excellent condition; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Marguerite Kirmse. 8 vo; illustrated paper covered boards with blue linen spine strip; illustration of Skippy on both front and rear boards; illust. end papers; 60 pp. both b/w illust. & full page color illust. throughout. Excellent condition for this hard to find book.

$75.00

The Desert Daisy

By Wells, H.G.

Urbana, Il: Beta Phi Mu, 1957. Limited Edition (4,413). hardcover. Near fine - no dj; minor rubbing to spine end; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. 8 vo; black cloth covered boards; gilt lettering on front board and spine; patterned end papers; unpaged; small frontis piece b/w photograph of Wells as a child; introduction pp vii-xvix, includes note page; heavy blue paper stock blank page separates introductory material from facsimile section which reproduces both Well's illust. & text. Wells's earliest surviving narrative length composed when he was twelve years old. Scarce in this edition and condition.

$100.00

Tinker the Little Fox Terrier

By L'Hommedieu, Dorthy K.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1942. second impression. Very good- no dj; moderate rubbing to board edges; a few small erased pencil marks within text-all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Marguerite Kirmse. 8 vo; colorfully illustrated full page paper paste downs on both front and rear boards; black spine strip; illust. end papers; 62 pp; both b/w & color illust. throughout.

$40.00

The Little Squeegy Bug

By Martin, Bill and Bernard

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1945. 1967 printing. Hardcover. very good - no dj; minor rubbing and light soil to boards; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. 16 mo; rectangular picture book format; color illust on both front and rear boards; unpaged; color illust. throughout. bright, unique illust.

$100.00

A Child's Garden of Verses

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., 1940. First Thus. Hardcover. Very good- no dj as issued; moderate rubbing to board edges; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Fern Bisel Peat. 4 to; green boards with full page paste down paper color illust. on both front & rear boards; illust. end papers; 89 pp + index; both b/w & color illust. throughout. stunningly beautiful illust.

$68.00

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