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THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND - Volume 10, number 7 - July 1875
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THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND - Volume 10, number 7 - July 1875

By Bradley, Anne F. (editor) (Claire Ingelow; Gerald Massey; Helen Angell Goodwin; Lida F. Matthews; Frank Carroll; Margery Hope; John G. Whittier; Benjamin Hallowell; Mary L. Bolles Branch; Amelie V. Petit)

Coatesville, Pennsylvania: Anne F. Bradley, 1875. 193 - 224 pp. Edge and corner wear with a few chips and nicks; some discolouration around the edges; no interior writing but a previous owner's name is along the upper edge of the back cover, which features an ad for the 1875 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. This is somewhat fragile, which, considering its age and the quality of the paper, should not be thought of as unusual. This issue contains: Falsehood and Fishing by Claire Ingelow; He Loves the Little Ones Best by Gerald Massey; Widow Blake's Cherries by Helen Angell Goodwin; A Child's Fancy by Lida F. Matthews; The Migratory Locust by Frank Carroll; Climbing Hills and Mountains; or, Willing Hearts by Margery Hope; Burns on Receiving a Sprig of Heather in Blossom by John G. Whittier; A Little Talk on the Science of Common Things - continued by Benjamin Hallowell; The Twin Sisters - continued; A Cottage and a Palace by Melrose; Bluebells by Mary L. Bolles Branch; True Manliness by A.F.B.; To Be Sure, of Course I Know - A Legend of the Swallow; Educational - The Susquehanna; A Talk About Grammar by Amelie V. Petit; followed by some poetry, book notices and puzzles.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good Only. 8vo. Magazine.

$19.95

HAPPY HOURS - An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls - Volume 1, number 2 - February 1871
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HAPPY HOURS - An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls - Volume 1, number 2 - February 1871

By Anonymous (editor and authors)

New York: O. A. Roorbach, Publisher, 1871. 18 - 32 pp. Bound with stitching on the spine. Considering the age of the paper, normal wear around the edges; a bit of foxing on the front and back pages; no interior writing. Illustrated with black and white drawings and etchings. This issue contains: The Frog Fish; Far Away in the Frozen Seas or, A Story of a Whaling Expedition - a serial; The Young Herd and the King's Daughter - A Fairy Story; The Gorilla; How to Construct a Toy Steam Engine; The Magic Jar - An Old-Fashioned Fairy Tale; a page of advertisements; and Puzzle Corner.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Magazine.

$14.95

ROSIE'S NEW PET
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ROSIE'S NEW PET

By Edwards, Pat

Don Mills, Ontario: Addison Wesley Publishing, 1987. 48 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated in colour by Dave Parkins.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Dave Parkins;. 8vo.

$9.95

LITTLE PHILIPPE OF BELGIUM
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LITTLE PHILIPPE OF BELGIUM

By Brandeis, Madeline

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1930. 189 pp. Quarter-bound with dark blue and light blue boards; black and red pictorial on the front panel; red illustrated endpapers. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some nicks and chips around the edges; short tear and some rubbing on the lower front panel; previous owner's name on the half-title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs by the author. Said the author, "When I began to write these stories about children of all lands, I had just returned from Europe..." This collection contains: The Brussels Sprout; Papa Pomme's Surprise; A Neighbor; Zelie; New Friends; Philippe Acts as Guide; Philippe Runs Away; A Difficult Journey; The City of Sisters; In the Shadows of Bruges; Found; Philippe Finds Out; The Cave of the Crows; Tompke Talks; and A New Song.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. Illus. by Madeline Bradeis;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE BABE RUTH BALLET SCHOOL
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THE BABE RUTH BALLET SCHOOL

By Shortt, Tim

Buffalo, New York and Willowdale, Ontario: Firefly Books, 1996. 31 pp. Signed by Tim Shortt on the title page. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; illustrated in full colour by the author. Lightly rubbed on the corners; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Issy Archer was the best pitcher on the powerful 1923 New York Yankee team. She was 9 years old, and had the meanest, wettest spitball in the American League. She was Babe Ruth's best friend and taught him how to dance. Babe Ruth was the heart of 1923 Yankees. He was the champion chili-dog eater, and learned to dance the ballet with his best pal, Issy Archer, at Miss Ilona's.... Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Tim Shortt;. 4to.

$24.95

THE ADVENTURES OF TEEBO - Star Wars - Return of the Jedi
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THE ADVENTURES OF TEEBO - Star Wars - Return of the Jedi

By Johnston, Joe

New York: Random House, 1984. Unpaginated. Glossy pictorial boards with wraparound artwork by Jan Brett; interior black and white drawings by Joe Johnston. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings but a bit of chipping on the upper leading edge of the last few pages. This is subtitled: A Tale of Magic and Suspense.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Joe Johnston; Jan Brett;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE CAT IN THE HAT - with - THE CAT IN THE HAT COMES BACK
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THE CAT IN THE HAT - with - THE CAT IN THE HAT COMES BACK

By Dr. Seuss (pen name used by Theodor Seuss Geisel)

New York: Random House - Beginner Books, 1986. 61, 63 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers; illustrated throughout by Dr. Seuss. Both books have light wear at the corners; no interior markings. . Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Dr. Seuss;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE LITTLES TREASURY: The Littles; The Littles to the Rescue; The Littles Give a Party; The Littles Go to School
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THE LITTLES TREASURY: The Littles; The Littles to the Rescue; The Littles Give a Party; The Littles Go to School

By Peterson, John

New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1967. 80, 95, 96, 69 pp. Presented in a slipcase in trade paperback format, all four books have light rubbing on the corners with flat uncreased spines; no interior markings. The slipcase has some minor wear on the corners. Illustrated with drawings by Roberta Carter Clark. The Littles are a family of tiny people living in the walls of human houses. In 1983, the stories were made into an animated television show that ran for three seasons on ABC on Saturday mornings; and in 1985, a feature film was created, directed by Bernard Deyries and featuring the voices of Jimmy Keegan, Bettina Bush, Donavan Freberg, Gregg Berger, Patricia Parris, Alvy Moore, Robert David Hall, and a host of others. To be clear, the four books here are: The Littles; The Littles to the Rescue; The Littles Give a Party; and The Littles Go to School.. Later Printings. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Roberta Carter Clark;. 12mo.

$24.95

THE ILLUMINATED BIBLE STORY BOOK - for Young People
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THE ILLUMINATED BIBLE STORY BOOK - for Young People

By Morton, Elizabeth

Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1927. 128 pp. Red cloth with a pasted-on colour pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine. Wear on the corners with discolouration along the spine and the rear panel; presentation plate on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings; hinges a bit loose; the front gutter is just beginning to split, the back gutter is intact. Illustrated with twenty colour plates. This collection contains: Noah and the Ark; Abraham and His Son Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Moses Breaks the Tables of Stone; How Gideon Chose His Soldiers; The Boy Who Was Sold as a Slave; Samson the Strong Man; The Shepherd Boy and the Giant; Elijah Fed by the Ravens; The Prophet Who Healed the King; The Young King Who Destroyed the Idols; The Baby Jesus; The Three Wise Men; Jesus in the Temple; Jesus and the Fishermen; Jesus Blesses Little Children; The Story of Palm Sunday; and Jesus Before Pilate.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Only. 16mo.

$9.95

MOON DRAGON
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MOON DRAGON

By Manushkin, Fran

New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1982. Unpaginated. Yellow boards with a small black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name on the rear pastedown; no other interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Geoffrey Hayes. Once there was a huge hungry dragon who met up with a fat little mouse. End of mouse, you're probably thinking. But you'd be wrong. Before the day is over, the dragon is roaring at the mouse, "You are the most terrible thing in the world!" Young readers, especially those who may be a bit small, will take heart in this triumphant tale of brains over brawn.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Geoffrey Hayes;. 12mo.

$24.95

SANTA'S PAINT AND COLOR BOOK
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SANTA'S PAINT AND COLOR BOOK

By Anonymous

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1971. Unpaginated. A colouring book for Christmas. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings, which means the book has never been used. Interior drawings by The Krehbiels; cover art by Jason Lee.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by The Krehbiels; Jason Lee;. 4to.

$9.95

WEE MOUSE CHRISTMAS
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WEE MOUSE CHRISTMAS

By Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

New York: Random House, 1995. Unpaginated. A pop-up book with flaps. Glossy pictorial boards; illustrated in full colour by Linda Birkinshaw. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. All the pop-ups and flaps are in perfect working order. Soft and furry, little Wee Mouse scurried quietly through the big house... Find out what special surprise is waiting for Wee Mouse and his family.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Linda Birkinshaw;. 16mo.

$9.95

THE BEE-MAN OF ORN
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THE BEE-MAN OF ORN

By Stockton, Frank R.

New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1986. 46 pp. Light wear at the corners with an uncreased spine and some creasing on the back cover; no interior markings. Illustrated in full colour by Maurice Sendak. Probably best remembered for his story The Lady or the Tiger, Stockton was also the creator of many distinctive tales for children. And this one begins, In the ancient country of Orn there lived an old man called the Bee-man, because his whole time was spent in the company of bees.... First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Maurice Sendak;. 8vo.

$24.95

OWL'S DREAM
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OWL'S DREAM

By Atton, Valentina

Pender Island, British Columbia: Joyful Wonder Kid's Press, 2014. 88 pp. Non-personalized inscription by Valentina Atton on the front endpaper: Believe in magic! Valentina Atton, Pender Island, BC. Oversized softcover with French flaps. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's writing, no interior markings.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Sophia Johnson;. 4to. Author's First Book.

$19.95

ANNO'S COUNTING HOUSE
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ANNO'S COUNTING HOUSE

By Anno, Mitsumasa

New York: Philomel Books, 1983. Unpaginated. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; silver endpapers; illustrated in full colour throughout. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Learning mathematics is child's play, according to world-famous artist and innovative educator Mitsumasa Anno. He proved it here in a wordless picture story that leads young readers or even pre-reading children to discover the fascinating world of numbers while playing an amusing game.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Mitsumasa Anno;. 4to.

$24.95

ARCHITECT OF THE MOON
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ARCHITECT OF THE MOON

By Wynne-Jones, Tim

Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre, 1988. Unpaginated. Signed by the author and the artist on the half-title page. Glossy pictorial boards; gray endpapers; illustrated in colour throughout by Ian Wallace. Lightly bumped at the corners; previous owner's name inside. A message arrived from outer space, a message from the Moon, and David answered the message.. Signed by Artist and Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Ian Wallace;. 4to.

$19.95

AMANDA JOINS THE CIRCUS
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AMANDA JOINS THE CIRCUS

By Avi

New York: Avon Books - Camelot Books, 1999. 100 pp. Signed on the half-title page by the author, Ave, and the illustrator, David Wisniewski. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the signatures, no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. Awesome was the only word Amanda the raccoon could think of to describe the circus, and she was determined to join it as a clown.. Signed by Artist and Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by David Wisniewski;. 12mo.

$24.95

UNDER THE WINDOW
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UNDER THE WINDOW

By Greenaway, Kate

New York: Avenel Books, 1970. 63 pp. Blue boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated in colour throughout by Kate Greenaway. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Written in 1879, this was Kate Greenaway's first successful book. It was an instant bestseller and was the beginning of a revolution in the market for children's books.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Kate Greenaway;. 12mo.

$9.95

PERRY POPPETT- A Bonnie Book
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PERRY POPPETT- A Bonnie Book

By Clark, Lillian

Kenosha, Wisconsin: John Martin's House, 1948. Unpaginated. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket. Chipping at the corners of the dustjacket with some short tears and chips around the edges; faint pencil marks on the front panel; previous owner's name on the front pastedown.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Anne Allaben;. 8vo.

$24.95

JACKIE COOPER - in Peck's Bad Boy
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JACKIE COOPER - in Peck's Bad Boy

By Clinton, Charles T. (from a character created by George W. Peck)

Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing, 1934. Unpaginated. Saalfield Photoplay Book 1314. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the covers and spine; previous owner's name on the front endpaper; formatted like a big little book. Illustrated throughout with stills from the movie, which was produced by Sol Lesser and directed by Edward F. Cline in 1934, starring Jackie Cooper, Thomas Meighan, Jackie Searl, Dorothy Peterson and others.. First Printing. Paperback. Good Only. 32mo.

$9.95

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