Children's Literature from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Ночь пе́ред Рождество́м (Noch' pered Rozhdestvom) (Night Before Christmas)

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Apparently part of a collected works series in 6 volumes, this being volume 1, published by Гослитиздат (Goslitizdat). Russian text with color illustrations throughout by А. БуБноВа (A. Bubnova). Blue cloth with debossed pictorial and text to front board and spine. Printed in USSR. Light soiling to exterior (see image). 61 pp., [II] 9 x 11 3/4 inches.
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$120.00
image of Nussknacker und Mausekonig. Bearbeitet von Hans Frauengruber. Bilderschmuck v. Otto Bauriedl u. Ernst Kutzer. (Gerlach's Jugendbucherei 23)

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Kutzer's earliest published children's book illustrations. A nice clean copy with firm gutters & hinges. 5.5 x 6 in. No previous owners' names or other markings.
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$200.00
image of The Night the Toys Came to Life [in large folio]

The Night the Toys Came to Life [in large folio]

by Tony Wolf

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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Pictorial thick boards with text to spine. All pages are thick board. Color illustrations throughout. Crease to back top exterior corner; general wear to boards. Please expect extra postage as this exceeds most USPS postal box sizes. Unpaginated. 16 x 22 inches
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$300.00
image of Art Journal 1912- 1914 Drawing New Britain Normal School

Art Journal 1912- 1914 Drawing New Britain Normal School

by Lila M. Miller

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Only
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$200.00

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Detailed art instruction book in manuscript with illustrated examples of each topic. Marbled boards.
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$200.00
image of The Juvenile Magazine, A. G. Pollard Co.

The Juvenile Magazine, A. G. Pollard Co.

by The Juvenile Magazine

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
March, 1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$60.00

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Pictorial paper wraps. Includes multiple short stories, puzzles, riddles and more, with advertising for A. G. Pollard Co. Unpaginated. 8 x 7 1/4 inches.
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$60.00
image of Dainty Darlings, Stories for the Young

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Rare George Routledge & Sons publication with unusual cover of a black child and white playing together. Pictorial paper boards. Lithographs throughout by Beatty & Co. Lith. Covers detached, although interior signatures are intact. Losses to spine and overall wear (see images). Pencil markings to endpapers. Unpaginated. 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches.
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$400.00
image of The Sneetches and Other Stories

The Sneetches and Other Stories

by Dr. Seuss

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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First edition of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches and Other Stories with accompanying dust jacket. First issue dust jacket with the 295/295 publisher's printed price present at upper right corner inside. Rudolf Flesch blurb on rear jacket. Rear jacket inside panel has "Twenty Books" by Dr. Seuss ending with The Sneetches and Other Stories. No previous owner's names or other markings.… Read more
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image of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 50 illustrations; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 42 illustrations;

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Beautiful midnight blue full grained morocco with gilt ruling and illustration to boards, as well as 5 raised bands with gilt particulars and two labels to spine; gilt rolled edges. Gilt inner dentelles;marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Housed in marbled slipcase. General wear to slipcase (see image). No previous owners' names or other markings. TTLG: xi, 228 pp.; AAIW: 200… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Susan Who Lives in Australia

by Elisabeth MacIntyre

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$170.00

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Pictorial paper boards with text to spine. Dust jacket has light soiling and children's markings to front and back; not price clipped; tears at corners and base of spine. Unpaginated. 6 1/2 x 9 inches
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$170.00
image of Publications of The Saalfield Publishing Co.

Publications of The Saalfield Publishing Co.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1933
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$265.00

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Front wrap detached. Some penciled annotations. 57 pages with 2 page index
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$265.00
image of Nutshell Library: Pierre, One Was Johnny, Alligators All Around, and Chicken Soup with Rice.

Nutshell Library: Pierre, One Was Johnny, Alligators All Around, and Chicken Soup with Rice.

by Maurice Sendak

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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Inscribed to Jean Trebbi (founding director of the Florida Center for the Book at the Broward County Library) by Maurice Sendak in Alligators All Around.
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$400.00
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Paulus and the Acornmen

by Jean Dulieu

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1966
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$325.00

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A fine clean copy without previous owner's names or markings. Bright canary yellow without blemishes or soil. Jacket without tears and with unclipped price.
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Sir Archibald (SIGNED with manuscript illustration)

by Wolo (Baron Wolff Erhardt Anton Georg Trutzschler von Falkenstein)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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Signed with original illustration to verso of first free endpaper. "To Barbara Hitchcock with our very best regards and best wishes from all of us animals and Wolo." Paper covered boards with color illustration to front and spine. Dust jacket protected in mylar. Losses & closed tear to front top left corner of dust jacket. 41 pp. 8 1/4 x… Read more
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image of Sir Archibald (SIGNED AND ILLUSTRATED)

Sir Archibald (SIGNED AND ILLUSTRATED)

by Wolo (Baron Wolff Erhardt Anton Georg Trutzschler von Falkenstein)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Signed with original illustration to verso of first free endpaper. "To Homer very specially from Sir Archibald and Wolo." Also inscribed in ink by previous owner of book to Homer as well. Paper boards with color illustration to front and spine. Dust jacket protected in mylar. Loss to tail and closed tears at head of spine. Losses to bottom and… Read more
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Millions of Cats

by Wanda Ga'g (Gag)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1928
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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First edition, first issue with "Printed in the U.S.A. by the Jersey City Printing Co." to copyright pge. An ok copy with thumbing and losses to top & bottom of spine (see images).
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$100.00
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The World of Tomorrow

by Elizabeth Sage Hare & William Chappell

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$130.00

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New York World's Fair optical illusion book with six color panels including the cover. The viewer is provided a 3D-esque view of the World's Fair by looking through the center hole while the book is fully extended. Depicts a harlequin presenting the show to George Washington (or other colonial) and others. The illusion ends in the Trilon and Perisphere of… Read more
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$130.00
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Tanglewood Tales in jacket

by Nathaniel Hawthorne with Virginia Sterrett

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Item Price
$130.00

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Second edition of Virginia Sterrett's beautiful illustrations for the Tales. Child's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a fine copy in the very scarce dust jacket.
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$130.00
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Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There

by Lewis Carroll

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1881
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$150.00

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50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Full green cloth; gilt particulars to front and spine. Brown endpapers, front one cracked but still attached. Dry flower lightly attached to rear board. Wear to rear, corners, and spine (see image). Gift inscription on front fly. Overall nice clean copy. 224, 8 pp. 5.5 x 7.5 in.
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$150.00
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Cinderella

by C. S. Evans

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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7 1/2" x 10 1/4". 110 p. Printed at the Complete Press West Norwood, London. Original cloth wrap with adhered paper illustration to front and back. Spine has inked graphic pattern. Green endpapers with silhouetted figure illustrations. Pea-sized stain on first four pages.
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Bamboula le petit homme noir

by Franz Hellens

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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7 1/4" x 9 3/4". 43 p. Vibrant silkscreen color illustrations throughout. Slight loss to mid-spine. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.
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