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THE HOUSE OF ELRIG An Autobiography of Childhood.
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THE HOUSE OF ELRIG An Autobiography of Childhood.

By Maxwell, Gavin.

NY: E.P. Dutton, 1965. Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. FINE in lightly soiled dustjacket. 211 pgs, cloth. Personal story of Maxwell's childhood & adolescence. Maxwell is author of RING OF BRIGHT WATER. .

$30.00

STORY TELLING NEW & OLD.

By Colum, Padraic.

NY: Macmillan, 1968. FIRST PRINTING of the 1968 Reissue. Originally published in 1927. 23 pgs, boards. The conventions & devices of this ancient oral art explained by a master storyteller. FINE in FINE dustjacket..

$26.00

MY FATHER AND EDWARD ARDIZZONE
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MY FATHER AND EDWARD ARDIZZONE

By Booth-Clibborn, Edward, Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

London: Patrick Hardy, 1983 Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Illus w/Ardizzone Christmas Cards. 48 pgs, cloth. Story of the friendship between two artists - Ardizzone & Augustin Booth. The bond of their friendship-a succession of Christmas cards..

$35.00

A WOMAN OF PASSION The Life of E. Nesbit 1858-1924

By Briggs, Julia

NY: New Amsterdan, 1987 473 pages, boards. Second biography of this author. This one explores the complex relationship between Nesbit's life & her fiction.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Dustjacket.

$45.00

SEEN AND NOT HEARD

By Temple, Nigel

NY: Dial, 1970 Garland of Fancies for Victorian Children FIRST PRINTING. 272 pgs, boards. Extracts of 19th c. juveniles published between 1837 & 1880 from Temple's own collection. NEAR FINE..

$20.40

MISSOURI'S LITERARY HERITAGE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

By Fitzgerald, Alice Irene

London: Univ of Missouri Press, 1981 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. An Annotated Bibliography of Books About Missouri. 256 pgs, cloth. An annotated guide to more than 270 books about Missouri, set in the state or written by Missouri authors. FINE in dustjacket w/single chip missing..

$35.00

KENTUCKY, TENNESEE, WEST VIRGINIA Reading for Young People.

By Mertins, Barbara.

Chicago: American Library Association, 1985 FIRST EDITION. 157 pages, paper wraps. Annotated list of books set in these three states. FINE..

$26.00

ENGLISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS to 1900

By Muir, Percy

London: Batsford, 1985 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. 4th Impression. 256 pages, boards. Includes more than 100 illustrations: color plates, photographs & facsimile reproductions..

$50.00

BOOKTALK OCCASIONAL WRITING ON LITERATURE AND CHILDREN

By Chambers, Aidan

Harper & Row, 1985 184 pgs, boards. A study of reading that discusses what happens when we read & what happens to a book when we are reading it.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Dustjacket.

$26.00

THE RANDOLPH CALDECOTT TREASURY
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THE RANDOLPH CALDECOTT TREASURY

By Billington, Elizabeth, Editor

NY & London: Frederick Warne, 1978 Appreciation by Maurice Sendak. 288 pages, cloth. Anthology of the illustrations of Randolph Caldecott. Lightly soiled dustjacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Dustjacket.

$45.00

E. NESBIT A Biography

By Moore, Doris

Philadelphia: Chilton, 1966 Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Revised w/new material.315 pgs, cloth. 1st biography published about Nesbit, author of WET-MAGIC, etc..

$35.00

SEEN AND NOT HEARD

By Temple, Nigel

NY: Dial, 1970 Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST PRINTING. Garland of Fancies for Victorian Children. 272 pgs, boards. Extracts of 19th c. juveniles published between 1837 & 1880 from Temple's own collection..

$35.00

WILLIAM FAULKNER: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SECONDARY WORKS

By Ricks, Beatrice

NY: Scarecrow Press, The Scarecrow Author Bibliographies, No 49. 1981 Hard Cover. FINE/No dust jacket, as Issued. 657 pages, cloth. Consists of over 8,000 items in the following sections - Biography; Words; General Criticism; Bibliography; Topical Index; and Index of Critics..

$35.00

AT SEVENTY.

By Sarton, May.

NY: Norton, (1984) First Edition. 335 pages, cloth. The author's journal that chronicles the year that began on May 3, 1982, her 70th birthday. FINE in NEAR FINE dustjacket..

$30.00

CHILDREN\'S LITERATURE VOLUME 13.
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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE VOLUME 13.

By Butler, Francelia, editor-in-chief.

CT: Yale University Press, 1985 FIRST EDITION. 228 pages, cloth. 9 articles on children's literature plus 7 review articles. FINE..

$30.00

THE CHILD FIGURE IN ENGLISH LITERATURE

By Pattison, Robert

GA: Univ of Georgia Press, 1978 Hard Cover. FINE. FIRST EDITION. 190 pages, cloth. Study of the depiction of childhood by English writers working before WWI..

$35.00

ADVENTURES IN READING Books For Boys and Girls
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ADVENTURES IN READING Books For Boys and Girls

By Becker, May Lamberton

NY: Stokes, 1927 6th printing. August 1935. 248 pgs, cloth. Becker talks to young people about their reading, one book-lover to another. Chipped & torn dustjacket.. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

$26.00

LITERARY AMERICA
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LITERARY AMERICA

By Scherman, David & Rosemarie Redlich

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1952 176 pgs, boards. A chronicle of American writers from 1607-1952 with 170 photos of the American scene that inspired them. Literally, from Capt John Smith to Eudora Welty. Rubbed & worn dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Dustjacket.

$30.00

A RIVER-A TOWN-A POET Walk Together with Hans Christian Andersen

By Dreslov, Aksel

Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. Odense: Skandinavisk Bogforlag, (no date) 149 pgs, boards. The author is an editor & a most sincere admirer of Andersen & takes the reader thru a walk thru the poet's childhood home. Full color tipped-in photographs. Ink name..

$50.00

75 YEARS OF CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK POSTERS

By Marcus, Leonard

NY: Knopf, 1994 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Sponsored by The Children's Book Council. 74 pgs, hardbound cloth. Celebration of the great illustrators of American children's books who were selected by the Children's Book Council to create the posters celebrating Children's Book Week. All posters shown by year in full color..

$45.00

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