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I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew

I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew

by Seuss (Dr. Seuss)

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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, 1965 Unpaginated. Fully illustrated boards with light wear at board edges, else fine. Interior of book is fine, save previous owner's name on FFEP. Dustjacket is a bit worn with 2 losses and a tape repair and prev. owner's name on front flap. An hilarious tale of a young fellow who has nothing but outrageous mishaps on his way to Solla Sollew. Correct price codes and ads on rear panel (Younger & Hirsch 41). . First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Good +. Illus. by Dr. Seuss.
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Jumanji (Caldecott Medal)
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Jumanji (Caldecott Medal)

by Van Allsburg, Chris

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780395304488
ISBN 10
0395304482
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981 Jungle-green cloth with gold titles, gift inscription on FFEP, illustrated jacket with closed tears, small loss from rear panel and light chipping to spine ends. Things go terribly awry when animals in a mysterious board came suddenly begin to appear in the house. Van Allsburg's deftly rendered conte pencil drawings amaze and spark the imagination. Making a movie from this fabulous 1982 Caldecott Award winning picture book would have made perfect sense to me, too!. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good +. Illus. by Chris Van Allsburg. Oblong 4to.
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Fables

Fables

by Lobel, Arnold

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780060239732
ISBN 10
0060239735
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New York: Harper & Row, 1980 Blue cloth in color pictorial dust jacket with slight wear at extremities, price clipped. 20 original fables illustrated with colorful and handsome artwork by Lobel. Awarded the 1981 Caldecott Medal. . First Edition. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Arnold Lobel. 4to.
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Kite Book, The
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Kite Book, The

by Kilvert, B. Cory

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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1909 Bound in green cloth with color pictorial paper pastedown, cover soil, wear to extremities and pastedown, inner hinges shaky, foxing to prelims, a few pages dog-eared, one plate marred by a small bit of paper from opposing page. Humorous verse by Kilvert, a sampling here: "Wally Wimple went a-kiting/ In the simple sport delighting/ Kite as big again as Walter/ Never once did Walter falter/ Till a sudden gust of weather/ Lifted Wally off the heather/ Though to keep his feet a-fighting/ Wally Wimple went a-kiting." Every 2 stanzas are pictured in full color on opposing pages with whimsical drawings from water colors. 18 color plates, plus color title page and color copyright page, all text and illustrations printed on heavy stock. A fabulous production, quite rare.. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by B. Cory Kilvert. 4to.
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Lullaby: Why the Pussy-Cat Washes Himself So Often
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Lullaby: Why the Pussy-Cat Washes Himself So Often

by Bernhard, Josephine B. (Adapted by); Illustrated By Irena Lorentowicz

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Used - Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Roy Pub, 1944 Illustrated boards in matching dust jacket with slight wear. Illustrated endpapers. A Christmas nativity story adapted from a Polish folktale. Illustrated with bold and striking color lithographs throughout.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Irena Lorentowicz. Oblong 4to.
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I Like the Country, Music for Living Series
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I Like the Country, Music for Living Series

by Rojankovsky, Feodor (Illus); Mursell, James L., et al (Auth)

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Morristown, NJ: Silver Burdett (1956). Color illustrated paper over boards, spine wear, else, very good. A companion to I Like the City and to the "Music Through The Day, Teacher's Book One." Illustrated in color throughout by Rojankovsky. Issued for use in schools it is uncommon to find the book without school markings and in nice condition. (Allen AB.27).. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket As Issued. Illus. by Feodor Rojankovsky. Oblong 8vo.
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A West Point Treasure, or, Mark Malloy's Strange Find [The Medal Library #222]

A West Point Treasure, or, Mark Malloy's Strange Find [The Medal Library #222]

by Garrison, Lieut. Frederick [pseudonym of Upton Sinclair]

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Used - Fair
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
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New York: Street & Smith, 1903. First Edition . Soft cover. Fair. 7 " Tall. Illustrated Cover. 285 Pp. Illustrated Wrappers With Five Cadets Discovering A Treasure Chest By Lamplight. Early Or First Printing, This Title #222, List At Front Shows Titles Through #224. There Is Also A Hardcover Issue, Date Of Publication Unknown, Also Copyright 1903. Covers Worn With Chips At Edges, Spine Covered With Clear Tape, Chipping At Edges Of Spine, No Names Or Marks. Worldcat Shows Only One Institutional Holding Of This Street & Smith Title, And That Is Only On Microfilm. All Of The Pseudonymous Upton Sinclair Children's Books Published By Street And Smith Are Scarce Because Of Their Fragility, This One, The Fifth And Last, Particularly So.
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The Comic Alphabet containing Twenty-six illustrations by Cruikshank by W.D.Macdonald
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The Comic Alphabet containing Twenty-six illustrations by Cruikshank by W.D.Macdonald

by CRUIKSHANK, ROBERT

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Used - Very Good
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First edition
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Paperback
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London: D.Martin., 1840. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo. 52pp. Complete. Illustrated with twenty-six hand coloured wood engravings illustrations by Robert Cruikshank, with text by McDonald. Text and illustrations printed within ruled borders with corner ornaments. Bound in original yellow card boards. These have darkened. Some light foxing and finger marks, otherwise a very nice copy. Vary Scarce . Circa 1840. COPAC only list one copy in the Victoria and Albert Museum with yellow paper wrappers, description matches this copy.
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Journey of the Toys

Journey of the Toys

by Rahr, Ruth & William

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Manitowac, WI: Colorcraft Printers (1934). Blue cloth titled in silver with circular pastedown, small chip from pastedown, light external wear, inner front hinge strengthened. Verses about different toys with charming color artwork on every page depicting toys, humanized insects and animals.. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bruno Ertz. 4to.
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Big Susan
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Big Susan

by Jones, Elizabeth Orton

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Used - Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Macmillan, 1947 (1947) 82 pgs. Illustrated boards with shelf wear, spine ends chipped, corners worn, old book store sticker to FFEP; in matching dust jacket which is worn, missing 1/2" by 2" piece from top of spine and other smaller losses, jacket price intact ($2.00). One of Jones' most popular and scarcest titles about a little girl whose dolls come to life on Christmas. . First Edition. Very Good -/Good. Illus. by Elizabeth Orton Jones. Square 8vo.
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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories (Inscribed By Sendak, Newbery Honor)
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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories (Inscribed By Sendak, Newbery Honor)

by Sendak, Maurice (Illus); Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Auth)

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Trade
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New York: Harper & Row (1966). Gilt decorated cream cloth cover; illustrated dust jacket with small chip from bottom of spine and tiny edge tear, trade price intact ($4.50)., library price clipped. Singer's first collection of stories for children marvelously illustrated by Sendak. Newbery Honor. This copy is inscribed by Sendak on the half-title page. Hanrahan A66.. First Trade. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.
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Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm
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Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm

by Kate Douglas Wiggin

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Edition
Copyright by Kate Douglas Wiggin 1903 Printrd October 1903 Very
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Hardcover
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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American 1903 children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding. Wiggin wrote a sequel, New Chronicles of Rebecca.[1] Eric Wiggin, a great nephew of the author, wrote updated versions of several Rebecca books, including a concluding story. The story was adapted for the theatrical stage, and was filmed three times, once with Shirley Temple in the title role.
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Colt from Moon Mountain

Colt from Moon Mountain

by Lathrop, Dorothy P.

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Macmillan, 1941 (Oct. 1941). Bound in salmon cloth stamped in white,gift inscription on half-title page; illustrated dust jacket with a slightly sunned spine, two small dime-sized stains, light chipping to extremities. Wonderful story of a little colt that turns out to be a young unicorn. Fabulous b&w illustrations from graphite drawings by Lathrop throughout. A very scarce Lathrop title rarely found in nice condition.. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo.
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The Fairy Book: The Best Popular Fairy Stories Selected and Rendered Anew
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The Fairy Book: The Best Popular Fairy Stories Selected and Rendered Anew

by Craik, Mrs. Dinah. (The author of 'John Halifax, Gentleman')

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Used - Good
Edition
Ex-Library
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Hardcover
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Macmillan, 1913. This is the scarce and desireable edition that contains 32 full color illustrations by Warwick Goble. This book is a former library copy, and does not have the original binding. It has a library binding in red with black designs. Simple black text on spine. Original book has no library markings, new rear endpaper attached to library binding show some remnants of card slot removal. No other markings that I can find. 32 colour illustrations by Warwick Goble with captioned tissue-guards (all present). List of illustrations indicated that there should be a plate on page 299, "They were very friendly, however, and inquired her name. Snowdrop' answered she." is actually bound in at page 304. Pages show some soil and foxing, wear at edges, a few pages have small closed tears. All illustrations were printed on glossy stock paper and show much less soil. 7 inches by 9 inches with 379 pages.. Ex-Library. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by WARWICK GOBLE.
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CAUTIONARY TALES FOR CHILDREN. Verses by H. Belloc. Pictures by B. T. B
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CAUTIONARY TALES FOR CHILDREN. Verses by H. Belloc. Pictures by B. T. B

by BELLOC. HILLAIRE. ; Blackwood. Basil. Illustrates

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Eveleigh Nash. London. (No date). 1907. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.7 x 8.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with 86 line drawings by Blackwood. Publishers grey paper covered boards with red lettering and black illustration to the front board. A few small ink spots to the spine but, importantly the spine is still completely present and in very good condition which is uncommon on this title. Some offsetting to the blank endpapers but overall a clean and tidy copy of this scarce book.
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