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MCELLIGOT'S POOL. Written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss

By: Seuss, Dr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 23026

Condition: Fair


New York: Random House, (1975).. (1975).. Fair. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial color wrappers. The wraps are rubbed, bumped & lightly creased with their top 2 inches & their lower halves detached. There is a light stain to the front wrap. [44] pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. The bottom page corners are lightly bumped, else the contents are very good. A good copy only. A Proctor & Gamble give-away with... View more info

A CATALOGUE OF THE COTSEN CHILDREN'S LIBARY. I: The Twentieth Century A - L. (Volume 1 only).

By: Shapiro, Harold T; Immel, Andrea.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 2000.: 2000.

Seller ID: 34399

ISBN: 0878110453

Condition: Very good


Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library, 2000.. 2000.. Very good. - Thick quarto [approximately 12-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], pictorial dark green cloth with an illustration stamped in gilt on the front cover & with a gilt-lettered leather label on the spine. xlvi & 656 pages. Numerous illustrations in color and black & white. Near fine. With a foreword by Harold T. Shapiro and an introduction by Andrea Immel. View more info

RAIN RAIN RIVERS

By: Shulevitz, Uri

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 993

Condition: Fine


NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1969).. (1969).. Fine. - Oblong 4to, tan cloth (very lightly bumped) titled in green on spine with vignette stamped in blind on front cover, in color pictorial dw (chipped & lightly soiled with short tears to rear panel; tear to top edge of front panel). [32] pp. Color pictorial endpapers & title vignette & profuse color illustrations by the author. Near fine in a good dw. A lyrical celebration of rain illustrated in watery shades of gr... View more info

FAVORITE RHYMES FROM MOTHER GOOSE Selected and Illustrated by Bob Smith

By: Smith, Bob; compiler

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: The Harrison Company, Publishers, (1946).: (1946).

Seller ID: 3181

Condition: Very good


New York: The Harrison Company, Publishers, (1946).. (1946).. Very good. - Quarto, color pictorial paper covered boards titled in yellow on the front board. The covers are bumped & the head & tail of the spine are chipped. The rear board is lightly soiled with a small tear to the front edge. 28 pages. There is a tiny tear to the bottom edge of 1 leaf. Profuse color illustrations by Bob Smith. Very good. Scarce. View more info

THE SEASHORE BOOK. Introduction by Selma Lanes

By: Smith, E. Boyd [d. 1943]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985.: 1985.

Seller ID: 963

Condition: Very good


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985.. 1985.. Very good. - Oblong 8vo, dark green cloth (very lightly bumped; extremities slightly faded) titled in gilt on spine with vignette of sailing ship stamped in blind on front cover, in color pictorial dw (lightly rubbed & creased; light stains to front panel). 55 & [1] pp. 12 color plates & B&W vignettes by the author. Very good. A reprint of the classic 1912 edition. Dust jacket present. View more info

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

By: Smith, Janet Adam

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1948.: 1948.

Seller ID: 7067

Condition: Very good


London: Collins, 1948.. 1948.. Very good. - (Britain in Pictures series). Small 4to, red & white paper covered boards (bumped) titled in white with circular vignette in red & white on front board, in dw (lightly chipped). 49 & [1] pp. (last page of text darkened; endpapers slightly darkened). 3 color plates, 1 full-page color illustration & B&W textual illustrations. Very good. From the library of bibliophile and pressman Fridolf Johnson with his bookplate mounted on ... View more info

MY KIND OF VERSE

By: Smith, John; compiler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: The Macmillan Company, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 976

Condition: Fine


NY: The Macmillan Company, (1968).. (1968).. Fine. - 8vo, teal cloth titled in silver on spine with vignette stamped in silver on front cover, in dw (lightly soiled with small stain to front panel). xix & 235 pp. B&W vignettes by Uri Shulevitz. Near fine in very good dw. First edition.British poet John Smith writes in his Introduction: "My first principle in choosing the poems has not been to ask, 'Is this a suitable poem for a child?' but rather, 'Do I like th... View more info

THE LUMP OF COAL.

By: Snicket, Lemony.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (New York): Harper/Collins Publishers, (2008).: (2008).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33578

Condition: Very good


INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY LEMONY SNICKET - Small quarto [6-1/4 inches square], white boards with a color vignette on each cover, in a dust wrapper. The top corner of the front cover is very slightly bumped with a corresponding crease to the top corner of the dust jacket's front panel. Unpaginated. Profusely illustrated in color by Brett Helquist. Near fine. First edition.Inscribed by Lemony Snicket: "with all due respect / 1.X.2010" and signed with his blind ... View more info

THE GAY BOOK. Pictured by Millicent Sowerby. Verses by Githa Sowerby and Natalie Joan. Authorized Edition.

By: Sowerby, Millicent; Sowerby, Githa; and Joan, Natalie.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York: Artists and Writers Guild, Inc., (1935).: (1935).

Seller ID: 36506

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto, 8-1/2 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide. Color pictorial white boards. The white covers are slightly soiled and bumped. [16] leaves, including the endpapers. Superbly illustrated with black & white decorative endpapers, a title page vignette, textual illustrations and 12 charming full-page color illustrations by Millicent Sowerby. There is some occasional minor soiling. Very good. First American edition. Published by the Artists and Writers Guild. First... View more info

CHILD LIFE IN NEW ENGLAND 1790-1840

By: Speare, Elizabeth George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stourbridge, MA: (1966).: (1966).

Seller ID: 5892

Condition: Fine


Stourbridge, MA: (1966).. (1966).. Fine. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. Remains of a price-sticker on the front wrap. 28 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Near fine. Second printing. View more info

WAGONS WESTWARD: The Old Trail to Santa Fe

By: Sperry, Armstrong

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: The John C. Winston Company, (1936).: (1936).

Seller ID: 1074

Condition: Very good


Chicago, IL: The John C. Winston Company, (1936).. (1936).. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in maroon on spine with vignette stamped in maroon on front cover. The covers are lightly bumped & soiled & the spine somewhat faded. ix, [i] & 276 pp. Color pictorial endpapers, B&W frontispiece & B&W full-page & textual illustrations, head-pieces & vignettes by the author. Light soiling to prelims. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

CHILDREN PLAYING SCHOOL

By: Stabilis, Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: House of Field, Inc., (1941).: (1941).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15850

Condition: Very good


NY: House of Field, Inc., (1941).. (1941).. Very good. - Octavo, orange cloth titled in maroon on the spine and the front cover, in a light green illustrated dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is darkened with the top edge chipped. There is a small surface tear to the jacket's spine & the tail is chipped. 95 pages with full-page sepia-toned illustrations by the author. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition.Inscribed and signed in... View more info

SWEEPING THE SEAS: A Tale of the Alabama. By Gordon Stables, M.D. (Surgeon Royal Navy)

By: Stables, Gordon, M.D

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rahway, NJ/New York: The Mershon Company, [circa 1903].: [circa 1903].

Seller ID: 2981

Condition: Good


Rahway, NJ/New York: The Mershon Company, [circa 1903].. [circa 1903].. Good. - Octavo, pictorial green cloth titled in gilt with vignette on spine & illustration stamped in black, white & red on front cover. The covers are bumped & rubbed; the spine is slightly faded with a small red stain to the head. vi & 309 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece & black-and-white plates. The front hinge is cracked & there is an owner's inscription on the front endpaper; there is occasi... View more info

THE GIGANTICK HISTORIES OF THOMAS BOREMAN

By: Stone, Wilbur Macey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland, ME: The Southworth Press, 1933.: 1933.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12799

Condition: Fine


Portland, ME: The Southworth Press, 1933.. 1933.. Fine. - Octavo, black cloth backed golden yellow marbled boards titled in gilt on the spine and with a decorative paper label on the front cover. 41 pages. plus the colophon with illustrations throughout. Near fine. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by Wilbur Macey Stone.A wonderful bibliography of the 18th-century Gigantic Histories published by Thomas Boreman, each having been printed in a limited edit... View more info

UNCLE TOM'S CABIN. Retold for Children. (Cover title).

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher;Hasseldine, Ernest.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: The Aldine Publishing Co., Ltd., circa [1910].: [1910].

Seller ID: 31256

Condition: Fair


- Small quarto [7-1/4 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide]. Softcover bound in pictorial cream & orange wraps. The wraps are detached. They are lightly foxed, darkened around the edges & chipped along the spine with some light staining to the rear wrap. 28 & [2] pages. Black-and-white textual illustrations & full-page illustrations in orange & white by Ernest Hasseldine. The pages are somewhat darkened & their top edges & top corners are lightly stained. A good example only... View more info

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THE BLACKSMITH AND OTHER STORIES.

By: Strong, Rev. Joseph Dwight.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: D. Lothrop & Co., circa [1877].: [1877].

Seller ID: 37388

Condition: Good


- 16mo [approximately 4-5/8 inches high by 3-1/4 inches wide], pictorial glazed boards. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. [32] pages. Illustrated in black & white witth a frontispiece, 1 plate & 2 pictorial initials. The binding is cracked at the last page & there is very occasional staining. The pastedowns & endpapers are slightly discolored & there is a tiny chip out of the top corner of the front endpaper. Good. A title in the "Snowflake Series". The con... View more info

THE BOY THROUGH THE AGES

By: Stuart, Dorothy Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, circa [1926].: [1926].

Seller ID: 22239

Condition: Fair


NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, circa [1926].. [1926].. Fair. - 8vo, green cloth (bumped & soiled; small pencil mark & light stain to rear cover with small piece out of cloth at top edge; head of spine frayed) titled in black. 287 & [1] pp. (rear hinge cracked; slightly darkened). Color frontispiece, 3 color plates & profuse B&W illustrations. Good. "This book has been written for the delight not only of child- readers, but of such of their elders as like and unde... View more info

THE BEST IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS; The University of Chicago Guide to Children's Literature, 1966-1972

By: Sutherland, Zena; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 6405

Condition: Very good


Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. The covers are bumped. The dw is lightly soiled & chipped. xii & 484 pp. Very good. 1,400 books are described. Dust jacket present. View more info

PINGO.

By: Thorn, Elizabethan A.; Irwin, Joan M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto: Gage Educational Publishing Company, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 13152

Condition: Fine


- Small quarto [8-3/4 inches square], pictorial paper covered boards. 240 pages. Profuse color illustrations. Near fine. First edition.A Canadian reader with illustrated stories about the Inuit. First Edition. View more info

PENNY

By: Torrey, Marjorie

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Howell, Soskin, Publishers, (1944).: (1944).

Seller ID: 1201

Condition: Good


Howell, Soskin, Publishers, (1944).. (1944).. Good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in green on spine. The covers are bumped with a tear to the bottom corner of the front cover, & there is a small area of soiling to the rear cover. Half-title, title, 2 leaves & 126 pp. There is light creasing to a number of pages & soiling to the margin of 1 page. Color pictorial endpapers, B&W title vignette, B&W full-page & textual illustrations & 6 color plates by the author. Good. View more info