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101 (Kimmelman, Ken). Ruth-Stephens, Roxanne ALF GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
New York: Checkerboard Press, 1987. 1987. Very good 
New York: Checkerboard Press, 1987.. 1987.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers. The binding is very lightly bumped with a light crease & score mark to the front wrap. [48] pages. Profuse full-page black-and-white illustrations with a line of text below each. Very good.

"Cover and illustrations by Ken Kimmelman. Written by Roxanne Ruth- Stephens. Activity Pages by Joan Nichols".

In this coloring book, the alien Alf and the Tanner family go to Hollywood. Among the activity pages are "Directions for making a 'Movie' starring Alf." 
Price: 10.00 USD

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102 (Kirk, Maria L.). Macdonald, George AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND
Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1909]. [1909]. Good 
Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1909].. [1909].. Good. - 8vo, red pictorial cloth (bumped & lightly soiled; spine faded with two small stains) titled in gilt with image of a boy and girl walking hand-in- hand stamped in black & white on the front cover. [viii] & 352 pp. & 8- page publisher's catalogue (rear endpaper stained with child's homemade library pocket on it). Color frontispiece, 11 color plates & B&W head- & tail-pieces by Maria L. Kirk. There is staining to the margins of some plates, but the images are bright and clean. Good.

Sixth edition, probably circa 1920s. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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103 (Kirschner, David; Lazor-Bahr, Beverly; Finn, Christine). Kingsley, Emily Perl; adapter. AN AMERICAN TAIL. The Illustrated Story. A Steven Spielberg Presentation.
New York: PlayValue Books, 1986. 1986. 0448486172 / 9780448486178 Very good 
New York: PlayValue Books, 1986.. 1986.. Very good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], orange boards with a vignette in blind on the front cover, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The top edge of the dust jacket is chipped & its bottom edge is creased with short tears. 63 & [1] pages. Profuse color illustrations by David Kirschner, Beverly Lazor-Bahr and Christine Finn. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Adapted by Emily Perl Kingsley from a screenplay by Judy Freudberg and Tony Geiss for a Don Bluth film, based upon characters created by David Kirschner. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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104 (Knight, Katharine S.). Gates, Arthur I.; Bartlett, Mary M ALL ABOARD
The Macmillan Company, 1940. 1940. Very good 
The Macmillan Company, 1940.. 1940.. Very good. - Quarto [10 inches high by 9-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red, blue & white wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with some soiling to the front cover. 48 pages. Full-page illustrations and comic strip-style panels in color and black & white. Very good.

First edition.

A pre-reading book. The only text consists of one-word captions providing the names of animals or objects pictured in the strips, as well as a very few short sentences. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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105 (Kredel, Fritz). Gilbert, William; and Sullivan, Arthur H.M.S. PINAFORE. Story and Music Arrangements adapted from Gilbert and Sullivan by Opal Wheeler
New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. 1946. 1946. Good 
New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. 1946.. 1946.. Good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], pictorial cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is rubbed. The covers are lightly bumped with the bottom edge of the front cover darkened & the tail of the spine is lightly chipped. The dust jacket is rubbed, chipped & somewhat darkened with tears & pieces out. 96 pages. There is an owner's ink name & date at the foot of the title & the page edges are slightly darkened. Illustrated with music staves and with full-page color illustrations & vignettes in black & white & color by Fritz Kredel. Good in a fair dust wrapper.

First edition.

Includes a piano version, arranged for children, of the songs from "H.M.S. Pinafore". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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106 (Lapper, Ivan). Van der Meer, Ron MAJESTY IN FLIGHT. Nature's Birds of Prey in Three Dimensions
Abbeville Press, Inc., (1984). (1984). 0896595021 / 9780896595026 Very good 
Abbeville Press, Inc., (1984).. (1984).. Very good. - Quarto, 12 inches high by 8 inches wide. Color pictorial boards. The corners are bumped and the top of the rear joint is splitting. 5 leaves, with 4 stunning double-page color pop-up illustrations, 2 overlay flaps, and an undetached color model of a Kestrel "ready to fly" once detached and assembled. The illustrations are by Ivan Lapper. Very good.

Includes the "Falconiformes" with beautiful pop-ups of a Black Vulture, a Golden Eagle, a Northern Harrier, and a Peregrine Falcon. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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107 (Lea, Tom). Jackson, Joseph Henry THE CHRISTMAS FLOWER
NY: Harcourt Brace and Company, (1951). (1951). Very good 
NY: Harcourt Brace and Company, (1951).. (1951).. Very good. - 8vo, color pictorial cream boards (extremities slightly darkened) titled in red & green, in color pictorial dw (dw spine & extremities darkened; rear panel soiled wih small stains; stains to top corner of front panel & to rear fold). 31 pp. (small bookseller's label on front endpaper). Color cover illustration, maroon vignettes, 1 B&W vignette & 3 full-page maroon & white illustrations by Tom Lea. Decorative green & white endpapers. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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108 (Lichtenstein, Roy). Walker, Lou Ann ROY LICHTENSTEIN: The Artist at Work
New York: Lodestar Books, (1994). (1994). 0525674357 / 9780525674351 Fine 
New York: Lodestar Books, (1994).. (1994).. Fine. - Quarto [11-1/8 inches high by 9-1/8 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust wrapper is lightly rubbed. [vi] & 41 & [1] pages. Color photographic illustrations by Michael Abramson. Near fine.

First edition.

The photographer's compliment slip is laid in. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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109 (Lincoln, Abraham). (Jones, Marguerite M.). Winchester, Mollie C OFT-TOLD TALES OF LINCOLN
Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman and Company, (1928). (1928). Good 
Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman and Company, (1928).. (1928).. Good. - Octavo, teal cloth titled in black on the spine with a color pictorial label mounted on the front cover. The binding is soiled. The front cover is warped & there are stains to the rear cover. The pictorial label is soiled & lightly stained. The spine is somewhat faded with the head & tail rubbed. 190 & [1] pages. There are remnants of several name stamps on the front pastedown. The half-title is darkened. There is a stain to the fore- edge with small stains to the front edges of a few pages & occasional light soiling. Color vignette title, 14 full-page color illustrations & textual illustrations & vignettes in black & white by Marguerite M. Jones. The color illustrations are clean & bright. Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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110 (Lindbergh, Charles A.; Horsfall, Jesssie E.; Rickenbacker, Eddie; Martyn, T. J. C.; et al) French, Joseph Lewis; editor THE BIG AVIATION BOOK FOR BOYS. Introduction by Commander Richard E. Byrd
Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Bros. Inc, (1929). (1929). Good 
Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Bros. Inc, (1929).. (1929).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in black. The binding is bumped & lightly spotted with 2 tiny stains to the front cover. The head of the spine is chipped. Half-title, title, [3] leaves, 284 & [1] pages. The endpapers are partially darkened with a small stain to the rear endpaper. There is an owner's ink inscription on the half-title & the page edges are somewhat darkened. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and-white plates. Good, with the remnants of the dust wrapper laid in. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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111 (Lloyd, R. J.). Hughes, Ted WHAT IS THE TRUTH? A Farmyard Fable for the Young
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984). (1984). 006015330X / 9780060153304 Fine 
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984).. (1984).. Fine. - Small oblong quarto [9 inches high by 11 inches wide], rust brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a dust wrapper. There is minor rubbing & slight soiling to the spine of the dust jacket. 127 pages. Profuse black- and-white illustrations from drawings by R. J. Lloyd. Near fine.

First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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112 (Lobel, Arnold). Van Leeuwen, Jean MORE TALES OF OLIVER PIG
New York: The Dial Press, (1979). (1979). Very good 
New York: The Dial Press, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in pictorial color wraps. The wraps are very lightlysoiled with the corners slightly creased. 64 pages. Color illustrations by Arnold Lobel. Very good.

First edition, wraps issue. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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113 (Mahlon Day). THE SINGULAR AND EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF POOR LITTLE BEWILDERED HENRY, WHO WAS SHUT UP IN AN OLD ABBEY FOR THREE WEEKS. A STORY FOUNDED ON FACT. By the Author of "Nothing at All," &c.
New-York: Printed and Sold by Mahlon Day, 1832. 1832. Good 
New-York: Printed and Sold by Mahlon Day, 1832.. 1832.. Good. - 16mo, 5-3/4 inches high by 3-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed yellow wrappers titled within a decorative frame on the front cover with advertisements for "Beautiful Colored Toy Books" printed on the rear cover.. The covers are stained and soiled with slight wear to the corners The lower half of the spine has split. 21 pages, illustrated with a woodcut frontispiece printed on the verso of the front cover and 7 textual woodcut illustrations. The pages are foxed and stained. Good.

RARE. WorldCat locates only 4 copies worldwide.

The story of little Henry, a boy who has lost his mother. Accompanied by his little dog Fidelle, Little Henry sets off to find her and, as night comes, takes shelter in an Abbey.

"'Oh mamma! mamma! where is you, mamma? sobbed little Henry, a sweet child of three years old, as he stood on the lawn, opposite the door, with the wind blowing his pretty hair and clothes all about him: 'oh, mamma! where is you?" -- Quoted from the first sentence. 
Price: 200.00 USD

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114 (McLoughlin Bros.) GIRLS AND BOYS, HURRAH!
New York: McLoughlin Bros., (1906). (1906). Very good 
New York: McLoughlin Bros., (1906).. (1906).. Very good. - Quarto, 10-3/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in bright pictorial wraps illustrated with with a chromolithograph of children seated on a hay bale and waving with hat and handkerchief. A bulldog stands next to them at the side of the hay bale and farmers are seen working on a hay cart in the distance. There are faint creases with a slightly heavier one to the front cover and with light rubbing to the corners and head and tail of the spine. 8 unnumbered leaves, including the covers, illustrated by textual black & white illustrations and 6 bright full-page chromolithographs in addition to the cover. Very good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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LITTLE FOLKS PLAYTIME PAINTING BOOK, (McLoughlin Bros.)
115 (McLoughlin Bros.) LITTLE FOLKS PLAYTIME PAINTING BOOK
New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1898. 1898. Very good 
New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1898.. 1898.. Very good. - Quarto, 10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in bright pictorial wraps illustrated with with a chromolithograph of children delicately coloring with watercolor paint. The edges and corners of the covers are slightly creased and rubbed. 10 unnumbered leaves, illustrated with 5 brilliant chromolithographs with matching black & white illustrations on the facing page intended as outlines for the young artist to paint. Four of the coloring book sheets have been skillfully and sensitively colored by a young artist in the distant past. Very good.

RARE.

A beautifully illustrated coloring book. 
Price: 250.00 USD

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116 (McLoughlin Bros.) THE THREE BEARS. [Cover title; GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS]
Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Bros. Inc., (1940). (1940). Good 
Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Bros. Inc., (1940).. (1940).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 6-3/4 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is rubbed & lightly soiled with a stain to the bottom edge of the front cover. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are chipped. There are 2 small pieces out of the front joint & a tear to its lower end has been repaired with scotch tape which has darkened. [59] pages. Profusely illustrated in red, black & white and in full color. A tear to the bottom inner corner of 1 page has been partially repaired with tape and there is occasional light soiling. Good.

A title in the series "The Little Color Classics". 
Price: 10.00 USD

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117 (McLoughlin Brothers) THE OLD WOMAN WHO LIVED IN A SHOE
(New-York: McLoughlin Bro's), circa [1875]. [1875]. Fair 
(New-York: McLoughlin Bro's), circa [1875].. [1875].. Fair. - Small quarto [7-1/8 inches high by 5-7/8 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers. The wraps are bumped & chipped with the front wrap nearly detached from the rear wrap. There is a piece out of the tail of the spine & the adjacent corners of the wraps. 10 pages. Illustrated with 6 full-page chromolithographs. The text block is detached from the wraps. The first & last leaves are detached & the remaining leaves are partially detached. There are scattered small stains, mainly to the margins of the pages. There are a few small, light stains to the top corner of 1 chromolithograph, else the illustrations are clean & bright. A fair complete copy.

"Little Folks Series". The date 1875 follows information provided by the American Antiquarian Society. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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118 (McPhail, David). Numeroff, Laura WHEN SHEEP SLEEP
New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, (2006). (2006). 0810954699 / 9780810954694 Very good Signed
New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, (2006).. (2006).. Very good. SIGNED BY LAURA NUMEROFF - Quarto [11 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards in a matching dust wrapper with raised images of sleeping sheep on its panels. The binding is very lightly bumped. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with its top edge slightly creased & with a publisher's sticker on the front panel. [24] pages. Profusely illustrated in color by David McPhail. Very good.

First edition.

Signed by Laura Numeroff on the title page.

How to get to sleep by counting sheep if the sheep are already asleep? Try counting other animals. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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119 (McVickar, H.W.). Bangs, John Kendrick MR. BONAPARTE OF CORSICA. Illustrated by H.W. McVickar. Written by John Kendrick Bangs
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895. 1895. Good 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895.. 1895.. Good. - Small octavo, 6-3/4 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in pictorial tan cloth, titled in gilt and elaborately illustrated and decorated in black & red on the front cover & the spine. The covers are bumped, rubbed and soiled and the spine darkened. The book is cocked. xii, 265 & [6] pages, illustrated with a pictorial red & black title page, 19 full-page illustrations and profuse textual illustrations by H.W. McVickar. A previous owner's name is penned on the verso of the frontispiece. The front edges of the first few pages are lightly dampstained. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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120 (Memling, Hans; van Eyck, Jean; et al). van der Elst, Jan LES TROIS MADONES / et autres contes Flamands. Avec 7 Reproductions de Tableaux Celebres
Paris: Fernand Nathan, (1950). (1950). Good Signed
Paris: Fernand Nathan, (1950).. (1950).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JAN VAN DER ELST - Quarto [approximately 12 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cream paper covered boards with a vignette in green on the front cover in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with some creasing to the edges. There is foxing to the edges of the rear fold. 122 & [3] pages plus colophon. Illustrated with 7 color plates reproducing famous Flemish paintings by Hans Memling, Jean van Eyck & others. There is some foxing to the edges of the book. Good.

First edition.

Inscribed by the author on the half- title & signed "J. van der Elst".

Stories for young people, inspired by famous Flemish paintings. The text is in French. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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