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Wee Gillis

Wee Gillis

by Leaf, Munro

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Trade Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Viking Press, 1938 Yellow cloth backed tartan-patterned boards, corners worn, bottom edge of boards rubbed, gift inscription. DJ worn with a few small losses and edge tears, price intact. Story of a Scottish lad who must choose between being a highlander and a lowlander. Lawson's illustrations are pure magic. 1939 Caldecott Honor. Rare. . First Trade Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Good +. Illus. by Robert Lawson. 4to.
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Animated Nursery Tales About the Three Little Kittens, Three Little Pigs and The Three Bears

Animated Nursery Tales About the Three Little Kittens, Three Little Pigs and The Three Bears

by Moveable

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1943 Illustrated boards bound with red spiral, a few creases near gutter, book plate on front endpaper; matching pictorial dust jacket is worn with edge tears, and a few small losses in spine and corners. Three fairy tales illustrated with 6 full-color moveable pages, all moveables fine. Difficult to find Wehr title.. First Edition. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Julian Wehr. 4to.
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Mother Goose Magic Window

Mother Goose Magic Window

by Mother Goose; Moveable, Illustrated By Hank Hart

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Torrington, Connecticut
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$225.00
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New York: Animated Book Co, 1943 Illustrated boards with red plastic comb binding, minor rubbing to corners and spine tips, minor marginal soil to two pages and one non-moveable page bound in upside-down (publisher flaw?). A colorful and fun Mother Goose with 8 pages of pull-tab transformations all in fine working order. Really beautiful condition.. First Edition. Very Good +/No Jacket. 4to.
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Prince Domino and "Muffles"

Prince Domino and "Muffles"

by Eaton, Seymour; Illustrated By C. Twelvetrees

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  • near fine
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Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Edward Stern & Co, 1910 (1910). Green cloth with color pictorial pastedown, spine very slightly sunned, negligible abrasions to front pastedown, internally clean and bright, binding nice and square. From the author of the well-known "Roosevelt Bears" books, comes this adventure tale told in verse about a little boy, Prince Domino. He and his siamese cat, who is very smart indeed, travel to far off lands where they are helped by a little black and a little Japanese boy (the depictions of whom are slightly stereotypical). The story is enhanced by many wonderful, crisp & detailed b&w line drawings as well as seven full page color plates, the image from the cover is not repeated within. . First Edition. Near Fine. 8vo.
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Golden Goblin or The Flying Dutchman, Junior
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Golden Goblin or The Flying Dutchman, Junior

by Dunham, Curtis; Illustrated By George F. Kerr

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  • very good
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company (1906, September). 190 pgs. Green cloth pictorially stamped in gilt, green & red; Light shelfwear and rubbing to base of spine. A beautiful copy of a scarce fantasy in the style of Baum's Oz books. Illustrated with 8 lovely color plates and 39 textual illustrations as well as fabulous color backgrounds to the text. Lovely book.. First Edition. Very Good. Large 8vo.
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Daily Express Children's Annual No. 3
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Daily Express Children's Annual No. 3

by Pop-up

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Lane Publications Circa 1930. Illustrated boards, light wear to extremities, gift inscription, light cover soil. Color frontis and other illustrations in b&w throughout, including a section on Rupert. The real stars of the show are the 7 pop-ups, including a Christmas scene, Old Woman in the Shoe, a Pagoda scene, a fairy, a woodsman who's saw goes back and forth as you open the page, a fabulous carnival scene and a circus elephant. A great pop-up book.. Illustrated Boards. Very Good. Illus. by S. Louis Giraud. Thick 8vo.
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$400.00
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Mei Li (Caldecott Medal)

Mei Li (Caldecott Medal)

by Handforth, Thomas

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Stated First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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$300.00
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New York: Doubleday Doran & Co., 1938 Orange cloth with gilt titling and Chinese characters on front cover, sunned area at top of spine and along tope edge, internally bright and clean; color pictorial dust jacket is missing a 1.5" piece at top of spine, and at front fold, smaller edge chips. The story of a little Chinese girl and her experiences at the New Year's Fair. Marvelous b&w illustrations throughout give the reader a good sense of fun and offer a glimpse into Chinese culture as it was perceived at that time. The book was published at a time when interest in the Far East was particularly high, so it was met with great critical acclaim and success. Peterson & Solt C4 and Bader pg. 57. Rare Caldecott Award Winner.. Stated First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Thomas Handforth. 4to.
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Stories By Juliana Horatia Ewing (In Dust Jacket and Original Box)

Stories By Juliana Horatia Ewing (In Dust Jacket and Original Box)

by Ewing, Juliana Horatia; Illustrated By Edna Cooke

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
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Torrington, Connecticut
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$125.00
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New York: Dial Press, 1935 426 pgs. Ribbed blue cloth with gilt titles and color pictorial pastedown, spine gilt slightly dulled, foxing to top edge and faint spotting to cloth; color pictorial dust jacket with a few short edge tears, foxing on verso. Housed in original publisher's box with full color pictorial pastedown, the box is a bit dust soiled and worn but intact and protected the book rather well. A collection of the writing of Victorian era author, Juliana Horatia Ewing, illustrated by Edna Cooke with 8 full page color plates which are in fine condition. Originally published with Cooke's illustrations in 1920, this is a 1935 reprint which was part of the Child's Own Library series.. Reprint. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Edna Cooke. Thick 8vo.
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Rhyme of a Run
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Rhyme of a Run

by Harrison, Florence

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Torrington, Connecticut
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$1,100.00
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London: Blackie & Sons Ltd., 1907 Green cloth pictorially stamped in green, black, red and gilt, slight cover soil, book plate and gift inscription dated 1907. An extremely scarce and marvelous book by Florence Harrison, about whom very little is known. A collection of charming rhymes by Harrison, illustrated with 22 beautiful tipped in color plates (a few ripples and small edge tears as is common with this book) as well as full page line drawings printed on green paper. This by far one of the nicest copies of the book we've had.. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Florence Harrison. Oblong 4to.
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Twelve Tales Well Told (Box of 12 Linenette Books)

Twelve Tales Well Told (Box of 12 Linenette Books)

by Bannerman, Helen, et al.

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  • near fine
  • Paperback
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Paperback
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$500.00
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New York: Saml Gabriel Sons, 1939 12 linenette books all Near Fine or better, original color printed box is well worn with corner splits and a few pieces missing from sides of box bottom. Each book is printed in full color. The set includes: Little Black Sambo, Gingerbread Man, Henny Penny, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Jack and the Beanstalk, Mother Hubbard's Dog, Dick Whittington, Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, Three Bears, Three Little Kittens and Peter Rabbit. . Original Wraps. Near Fine. Illus. by R A Burley. 12mo.
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Golden Age
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Golden Age

by Grahame, Kenneth; Illustrated By Maxfield Parrish

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Early Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Torrington, Connecticut
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$135.00
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London: John Lane, 1904 Blue cloth ruled and titled in gilt with blue butterfly pattern, rubbing to extremities, light wear to spine ends, spine gilt slightly dulled, foxing to tissue guards over frontis and title page. TEG. 252 pgs + 4pgs of ads. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish with 19 full page b&w plates (incl. title page) with captioned tissue guards. Aside from foxing early on this is a nice bright and clean copy internally.. Early Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Maxfield Parrish. Thick 8vo.
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Little Red Riding Hood: A Peepshow Book

Little Red Riding Hood: A Peepshow Book

by Pop-up; Illustrated By Patricia Turner

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Good to Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Folding Books [1951]. Illustrated boards with red cloth spine, cloth ties intact with frayed ends and one knotted together, edges and folds rubbed, tape repair to last fold, bookplate affixed to rear cover, all pop-up scenes are fine.. Includes six three-dimensional scenes from Little Red Riding Hood with accompanying text below each one. . Good to Very Good. 8vo.
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Littlest One
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Littlest One

by Tarrant, Margaret (Illus); Adcock, Marion St. John

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Frederick A Stokes [1914]. Beige boards stamped in gilt, blue and white, minor rubbing to extremities, gift inscription. Nursery poetry with 4 pretty, mounted color plates. . First American Edition. Near Fine/No Jacket. Small 4to.
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Italian Villas and Their Gardens
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Italian Villas and Their Gardens

by Wharton, Edith; Illustrated By Maxfield Parrish

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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$1,750.00
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New York: The Century Co, 1904 270 pgs. TEG. Green cloth elaborately stamped in gilt, green, blue and tan, shelf wear and some fraying to spine ends, small white spot on front cover, gift inscription and book plate to endpapers, light foxing to tissue guards and a few pages but clean overall. A breathtaking and informative book, detailing the methods of Italian gardening. Profusely illustrated with photographs, exacting line drawings and plates by Maxfield Parrish in color and monochrome, collated complete. Nice first editions are increasingly scarce.. First Edition. Very Good. Illus. by Maxfield Parrish. 4to.
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Old Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Book
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Old Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Book

by Anderson, Anne (Illus). Mother Goose

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good Minus
Edition
First or Early Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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$175.00
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New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1925 144pgs. Red cloth with color pictorial pastedown; wear and fraying to edges, corners and spine ends, pages thumbed, gift inscription dated 1933 A large collection of Mother Goose nursery rhymes featuring 36 pages illustrated in color as well as gorgeous line art throughout. While undated, the book was chosen by the New York State Library as one of the best books of 1925, "distinguished for originality, charm and technic [sic]." 25-27468. First or Early Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Anne Anderson. Large 4to.
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