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241 Grant, Gordon SHIPS UNDER SAIL: An outline of the development of the sailing vessel
NY: Garden City Publishing Co. Inc., (1939). (1939). Good 
NY: Garden City Publishing Co. Inc., (1939).. (1939).. Good. - 4to, cloth backed boards, in dw. The covers are bumped & the extremities slightly darkened. The dw is soiled & chipped. The front panel is partially detached with a tear to & a large piece out of the tail of the dw spine. 25 pp. The front endpaper & titled are lightly soiled. Yellow & black pictorial endpapers & 23 color illustrations by the author. Good.

"The sailing vessel from the earliest times to the present, its development and history simply told for young and old illustrated throughout with authentic drawings in full color" [dw]. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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242 Hamilton, Virginia M. C. HIGGINS, THE GREAT
NY: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1974). (1974). Fine 
NY: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1974).. (1974).. Fine. - 8vo, brown cloth titled in silver, in color pictorial dw. [viii], 278 & [2] pp. Near fine.

Second printing.

A Newberry Medal-winning novel for young people, a story of daydreams and reality in which a young black boy, Mayo Cornelius Higgins, "learns that both choice and action lie within his power." The Newberry seal mounted on the front panel of the dw. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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243 Hart, Ruby AROUND THE WEEK
New York: Algonquin Publishing Company, (1931). (1931). Fair 
New York: Algonquin Publishing Company, (1931).. (1931).. Fair. - Small quarto [8-1/4 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The wraps are rubbed & bumped with some light soiling & creasing. Tears to the top rear wrap have been repaired with glue. [14] pages, including inside wraps. Cover silhouettes & profuse color illustrations by Ruby Hart. The text block is detached. The page corners are lightly bumped. Good only.

The book is copyrighted by The P. F. Volland Company.

Algonquin Happy Books No. 152. The text is an adaptation of "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush". 
Price: 20.00 USD

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244 Haviland, Virginia THE TRAVELOGUE STORYBOOK OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: A Caroline Hewins Lecture
Boston: The Horn Book, Inc., 1950. 1950. Very good 
Boston: The Horn Book, Inc., 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth; B&W pictorial label on front cover. Covers lightly bumped; spine faded & extremities slightly darkened; label lightly soiled. x & 70 pp. Endpapers darkened. B&W illustrations. Very good.

First edition.

Includes a six-page bibliography. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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245 Herford, Oliver ARTFUL ANTICKS
New York: The Century Co., 1894. 1894. Good 
New York: The Century Co., 1894.. 1894.. Good. - Small quarto, 7-7/8 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide. Pictorial tan cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & the spine and illustrated in brown on the front cover. The covers are bumped & stained and the spine darkened. 100 pages, superbly illustrated throughout with depictions of animals, fairies and others. The front endpaper is lacking, torn off at the hinge, and a small piece of the paper is torn from the front pastedown. There are pieces torn from the bottom corners of 2 leaves, not affecting the text. There is also evidence of occasional soiling and light staining. Good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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246 Hoffmann, Felix HANS IN LUCK: A Story by the Brothers Grimm with Pictures by Felix Hoffmann
NY: Atheneum, 1975. 1975. Fine 
NY: Atheneum, 1975.. 1975.. Fine. - Oblong octavo [8-1/2" high x 12" inches wide], color pictorial paper covered boards titled in black, in color pictorial dw. [24] pp. Profuse color illustrations by Felix Hoffmann. Near fine.

First U.S. edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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247 Hunter, Mollie A SOUND OF CHARIOTS
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1972). (1972). Fine 
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1972).. (1972).. Fine. - Octavo, cream cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a dust wrapper. There are a few small stains to the dust jacket & the head & tail of its spine are chipped. Half-title, title, [2] leaves & 242 pages plus colophon. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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248 Hurlimann, Bettina THREE CENTURIES OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN EUROPE
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1968). (1968). Very good 
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-5/8 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide] cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with its top edge lightly creased. xviii & 297 pages. Numerous full-page & textual illustrations in black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Second edition. Translated and edited by Brian W. Alderson. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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249 Hurlimann, Bettina THREE CENTURIES OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN EUROPE. Translated and edited by Brian W. Alderson
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1968). (1968). Fine 
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1968).. (1968).. Fine. - Octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt with vignette in gilt on front cover. Very light stain to tail of spine. xviii & 297 pp. Tiny stain to front endpaper. Full-page illustrations in B&W & color & B&W textual illustrations. Near fine.

First American edition. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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250 Ilin, M BLACK ON WHITE: The Story of Books. Translated by Beatrice Kincead
Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1932). (1932). Very good 
Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1932).. (1932).. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in black on spine & in maroon within black rectangle on front cover, in red & white dw. The covers are very lightly bumped with light rubbing to the rear cover. The dw is lightly soiled & somewhat darkened with a piece out of the front panel. 135 pp. B&W textual illustrations & vignettes by N. Lapshin. Very good in good dw.

Eighth printing.

"M. Ilin...is a young Russian engineer, brother of Marschak, the famous Russian poet and story-teller. Both brothers belong to a group of writers who are studying science and history and Soviet life and writing books not only for Russian children but for workers in factories and for peasants....All of them work together trying to make simple stories about the real world we live in."--From the publisher's note. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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251 James, Gilbert THE SONG OF SONGS. With An Introductory Note and Photogravures after Eight Drawings by Gilbert James
London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited / New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., [circa 1916]. [circa 1916]. Good 
London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited / New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., [circa 1916].. [circa 1916].. Good. - Octavo, light blue cloth titled in gilt within decorative dark blue frames on the front cover and the spine decorated with a vignette in gilt on the front cover. The covers are slightly rubbed and soiled and the spine is darkened. 92 & [2] pages, illustrated with a vignette and 8 lovely photogravure plates by Gilbert James, each with tissue guard. A previous owner's name is penned on the front endpaper. The binding is cracked at page 49, and the pages are slightly darkened. One leaf has been roughtly opened with a very small piece out from the front edge. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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252 Johnson, Fridolf MYTHICAL BEASTS COLORING BOOK
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., (1976). (1976). 0486233537 / 9780486233536 Very good 
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., (1976).. (1976).. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial color wraps. The wraps are very lightly bumped with the rear wrap slightly darkened & soiled. 32 pages, including 30 full-page black- and-white illustrations. Very good.

Images of mythical beasts for coloring, among them a basilisk, centaur, griffin, dragon, hippocampus, hydra, lamia, medusa and mermaid. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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253 Jonas, Ann. AARDVARKS, DISEMBARK!
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1990). (1990). 0688072062 / 9780688072063 Very good Signed
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ANN JONAS - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], color pictorial boards in a price-clipped matching dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed & the front panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated in color. Very good.

First edition.

Inscribed on the title page by the author- illustrator: "Happy Birthday to [---] with love, Ann / 26 February 1991". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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254 Jones, Harold TALES FROM AESOP
(London): Franklin Watts Ltd., (1981). (1981). Fine 
(London): Franklin Watts Ltd., (1981).. (1981).. Fine. - Tall 8vo, color pictorial cloth (top edges of covers very lightly soiled) titled in red. 36 pp. Illustrated in color with double-page frontispiece, double-page plate in rear & profuse textual & full-page illustrations by the author. Near fine.

First American edition. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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255 Jones, Johnny BOOK OF NATURE / By Johnny Jones. Spelling by His Mother. (Cover title)
San Francisco and New York: Paul Elder and Company, (1903). (1903). Good 
San Francisco and New York: Paul Elder and Company, (1903).. (1903).. Good. - Small quarto [7-3/8 inches high by 5-3/4 inches wide], softcover unbound pictorial self-wraps. The tie which bound the book through 2 holes in each leaf is lacking. Title & [30] pages, printed on light tan stock. With a pictorial title & an illustration in black on each text page. The title & the last page are soiled with a score mark & a tiny tear to the middle of the last leaf. The pages are lightly bumped with their edges a bit darkened. There is occasional soiling in the text. Good.

First edition, printed at the Tomoye Press, San Francisco.

A charming verse bestiary by a child illustrated with sketches of insects, birds and animals: "An angle- worm is nothing much, / He's smooth, and pink, and small, / And has no head, or tail, or legs, / He's good for bait--that's all." First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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256 Jones, Johnny. WONDERS OF THE DEEP.
San Francisco and New York: Paul Elder and Company, 1906. 1906. Very good 
San Francisco and New York: Paul Elder and Company, 1906.. 1906.. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 7-3/4 inches high by 6 inches wide], softcover bound with tan cord into printed green wrappers with an illustration in black on the rear wrap. The wraps are rubbed & bumped with a short tear to the top edge of the front wrap, and & the spine & extremities are a bit faded. [32] pages. Illustrated in black-and-white with a pictorial title & copyright page and illustrations on the lower half of each text page. The front edge of the title page is chipped. A very good copy of a somewhat fragile book.

First edition, printed at the Tomoye Press, San Francisco.

The text is in verse and the illustrations are of sea creatures--sting rays, seahorses, hermit crabs, etc. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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257 Kalab, Theresa PETS: a SIT IN panorama
New York, NY: J.L. Schilling Co., (1944). (1944). Good 
New York, NY: J.L. Schilling Co., (1944).. (1944).. Good. - sc A large 14-1/2 inch high by 33 inch long folding panorama consisting of 8 panels, each of which is illustrated with a color illustration of an animal by Theresa Kalab. The images include a small black terrier, a monkey with its teddy bear, a bowl of goldfish, a squirrel, a baby goat, a parrot, a kitten and a young horse or pony. The whole folds down to 7-1/2" by 8-1/4". There is a small crease to one corner. Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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258 Kingsley, Charles THE WATER-BABIES: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby
NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1893. 1893. Good 
NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1893.. 1893.. Good. - Octavo, decorative gilt cloth titled in gilt on spine & front cover with profuse decorations stamped in gilt. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed. The spine is faded with the head & tail chipped. [iv] & 308 pp. B&W frontispiece, 1 B&W plate & B&W full-page & textual illustrations by Frederick C. Gordon. The hinges are cracked & the front endpaper is lacking. There is a contemporary owner's ink inscription on the verso of the frontispiece. Good only. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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259 Kohn, Bernice OUT OF THE CAULDRON: A Short History of Witchcraft
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973). (1973). 0030883679 / 9780030883675 Very good 
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The tail of the spine & the corners of the covers are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped with a small piece out of the top corner of its front panel. The jacket spine is faded. [viii] &119 pages. Black-and-white illustrations from the collections of the New York Public Library. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

Second printing.

A history of witchcraft for juveniles which aims to separate fact from fantasy. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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260 Kronheim & Co AUNT LOUISA'S LONDON TOY BOOKS: JOHN GILPIN. (Cover title)
London: Frederik Warne & Co., 1867. 1867. Very good 
London: Frederik Warne & Co., 1867.. 1867.. Very good. - Quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 8-7/8 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative mauve wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled with the spine rubbed. 9 leaves with text on the inside wraps, including 14 chromolithographs by Kronheim & Co. on 6 plates. There is foxing & light staining to the text pages & the margins of the plates. The superb chromolithographs are clean & bright. Very good.

There is a former owner's inscription dated 1867 at the top of the first plate. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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