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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

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

COWBOY TOMMY.

By: Tousey, Sanford.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 34709

Condition: Good


Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932.. 1932.. Good. - Oblong Octavo, color pictorial boards backed with a black cloth spine. The covers are slightly soiled and rubbed along the edges. 30 leaves, including the endpapers, profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Good. First edition. Lithographed by William C.D. Glaser.Subtitled "The Story of a Boy's Adventures on a Ranch" on the front cover. First Edition. View more info

THE WHITE DOVE, and Other Poems for Children.

By: Townsend, Elizabeth W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: James C. Derby / Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co. / Cincinnati: H. W. Derby, 1855.: 1855.

Seller ID: 11200

Condition: Good


- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt with decorations in gilt on the spine & with a vignette of a dove in gilt within a gilt frame on the front cover. The binding is bumped, rubbed & soiled with some tiny black stains to the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are torn. 128 pages. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. There is a gift inscription and the recipient's stamp on the front endpaper. There is offsetting from the inscription & ... View more info

WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN: An Outline of English-Language Children's Literature

By: Townsend, John Rowe

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia/NY: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 6188

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia/NY: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in gilt, in dw. The price-clipped dw is soiled and lightly chipped with a piece rubbed off the front panel. 368 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Very good in a good dw. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

"ZATHURA: Written and Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg". THE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED POSTER ADVERTISING THE BOOK PUBLISHED BY HOUGHTON MIFFLIN

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.: 2002.

Seller ID: 29833

Condition: Fine


Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.. 2002.. Fine. - sc - A 20-1/2 inch high by 24 inch wide poster on heavy creamy white stock illustrated in shades of black & gray. The poster is illustrated with a scene from the book depicting the two boys playing a game on the floor of their home. Books lie on the ground next to an overturned table and chair. A huge spaceshigp is seen in the night sky through the curtained windows. Titled in shades of charcoal and gray in the margin below... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Dutch-born American writer, journalist and illustrator HENDRIK WILLEM VAN LOON.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Dutch-born American writer, journalist and illustrator HENDRIK WILLEM VAN LOON.

By: van Loon, Hendrik Willem. (1882-1944). Dutch-born American writer, journalist and illustrator. Author of "The Story of Mankind", a children's guide to world history, for which he won the first Newbery Medal in 1922.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dorset, VT: June 23, 1934.: 1934.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33621

Condition: Very good


- sc Quarto. 28 words penned in black ink on a sheet of bright golden yellow stock. Signed "Best wishes / Hendrik Willem van Loon." The sheet is slightly bumped with some very light creasing. The top edge is very slightly chipped with a small piece of scotch tape adhering to either end. Folded twice for mailing. Very good. "You might tell your Pa and Ma that there is free board and a free stable for them here should they decide to guide their Duesenberg th... View more info

NIGALEK: A LITTLE ESKIMO BOY

By: Vernam, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., (1935).: (1935).

Seller ID: 33153

Condition: Very good


The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., (1935).. (1935).. Very good. - Small quarto, 8 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in original color pictorial stapled wraps depicting a young Eskimo boy in front of 2 igloos, holding a white husky pup in his arm while a reddish- brown husky sleddog sits at his side. The covers are very lightly soiled. 12 pages, including the covers, with 7 black & white and 4 color illustrations, most of which depict the young Eskimo boy with h... View more info

LES TROIS PETITS CHATS.

By: Voigt, Margot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Montreal: Les Editions Varietes), (1942).: (1942).

Seller ID: 34680

Condition: Very good


(Montreal: Les Editions Varietes), (1942).. (1942).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers. The wraps are bumped and lightly rubbed & soiled. 16 unnumbered pages, including wraps, printed on textured paper. Profusely illustrated in color by Margot Voigt. The page corners are bumped & there is occasional minor soiling. The illustrations, which fill most of each page, are clean & bright. Very good. The bo... View more info

THE MUSIC GAME: A Learn-to-Read-Music Story Book.

By: Von Haupt, Lois.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Howell, Soskin & Co., (1940).: (1940).

Seller ID: 34374

Condition: Good


New York: Howell, Soskin & Co., (1940).. (1940).. Good. - Small octavo [10 inches high by 7 inches wide], decorative red & yellow boards. The binding is bumped & rubbed with the extremities faded. The spine is faded & chipped. Half-title, title, [2] leaves, 63 & [1] pages. Illustrated with music staves. Good. First edition.As a means of teaching young people to read music, bars of music are substituted for some of the words in these story-puzzles with the musical n... View more info

ILLUSTRATORS OF BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

By: Ward, Martha E.; and Marquardt, Dorothy A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 23624

Condition: Good


Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1970.. 1970.. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in black. A bit soiled & stained. 166 pp. Ex- library with the usual markings. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD: The Story of Plant & Animal Adaptation.

By: Webber, Irma E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: William R. Scott, Inc., (1947).: (1947).

Seller ID: 16830

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto [8-3/4 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards in a matching dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & the spine & extremities are slightly faded. There are some small, very light stains to the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly soiled & chipped with its spine & extremities darkened. 64 pages. Profuse color illustrations by the author. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903.: 1903.

Seller ID: 31738

Condition: Very good


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903.. 1903.. Very good. - Octavo, 7-1/2 inches high by 5-1/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in pictorial green cloth, titled and ruled in light green with color illustrations and decorations on the front cover and the spine. The covers are rubbed and soiled and the corners and head and tail of the spine are bumped. The spine is slightly faded. x, 327 & [i] pages. A previous owner's name and the date "Nov. 6th, 1903&... View more info

A CHILD'S JOURNEY WITH DICKENS. - With a charming inscription SIGNED by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston & NY: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912.: 1912.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34808

Condition: Very good


Boston & NY: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912.. 1912.. Very good. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN - Octavo, printed tan boards backed with a green cloth spine, titled in green on front cover. The covers are rubbed & soiled with wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. [viii], 31 & [i] pages plus an ad leaf, illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Dickens, a photographic illustration of "The Child" depicting Wiggin as a young girl, and a pic... View more info