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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

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ENVELOPE SIGNED BY AMERICAN EDUCATOR AND CHILDREN'S AUTHOR KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN WITH BOTH HER MARRIED AND PROFESSIONAL NAMES.

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas. (1856-1923). American educator and children's author.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Circa [1890s].: [1890s].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36994

Condition: Good


- Part of the address side of a hotel envelope, 3-1/2 inches high by 4-7/8 inches wide with a partial image of the hotel on the left, is signed in pencil with both Wiggin's married name & her professional name: "Mrs. George Riggs / (Kate Douglas Wiggin)". The envelope is lightly soiled with its top edge slightly roughed There are 3 pieces of tape adhering to the verso where the envelope was removed from an album. Good. Wiggin married George Riggs, a New York b... View more info

THE BOY WHO WOULD BE KING: The Story of Absalom

By: Willard, J. H

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: Henry Altemus Company, (1905).: (1905).

Seller ID: 1538

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia, PA: Henry Altemus Company, (1905).. (1905).. Very good. - (Altemus Children of the Bible Series, No. 8). Small octavo, pictorial white cloth titled in gilt with profuse decorations in gilt & with illustration stamped in color on front cover, in gray dw. The covers are lightly bumped. The dw is chipped & somewhat darkened with a piece out of the head of the spine. 42 pp. & 2-page publisher's catalogue. Color frontispiece, 8 B&W plates & 2 B&W textual illustr... View more info

THE FIRST R: An Address Delivered at the Opening of the Exhibition of Children's Literature, November 18, 1954

By: Winterich, John T

Price: $17.50

Publisher: NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1955.: 1955.

Seller ID: 5891

Condition: Very good


NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Octavo, printed wraps. Lightly creased & soiled. 19 pp. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

MATILDA MORTIMER; Or, FALSE PRIDE.

By: Woodland, Miss.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New-York: W. E. Gilley, 1827.: 1827.

Seller ID: 33970

Condition: Fair


New-York: W. E. Gilley, 1827.. 1827.. Fair. - Small octavo [5-1/2 inches high by 3-3 /4 inches wide] marbled blue boards backed with red cloth & titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is bumped & heavily rubbed with the head & tail of the spine chipped. 108 pages. Illustrated with a frontispiece. The pages are darkened & rippled. The pastedowns are heavily foxed with scattered foxing throughout. There is the remnant of a book label on the front pastedown & the frontisp... View more info

A GIFT FROM THE LONELY DOLL.

By: Wright, Dare.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, [1969].: [1969].

Seller ID: 34355

Condition: Very good


New York: Random House, [1969].. [1969].. Very good. - Quarto [12-5/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], pictorial black, white & red boards in a price-clipped matching dust wrapper. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are rubbed with a chip to the tail. The dust jacket is rubbed with some light creasing. The head & tail of the jacket spine are chipped & there is a tear to the head. Unpaginated. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations. ... View more info

TINY TOT'S TRAVELS. (Cover title)

By: [Alexander Publishing]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London: The Alexander Publishing Co., circa 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 22096

Condition: Very good


London: The Alexander Publishing Co., circa 1885.. 1885.. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-5/8 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial color wraps. The spine & extremities are lightly rubbed with short tears to the head & tail of the spine. The edges of the wraps are slightly darkened. [10] pages, including inside wraps. The verses of the text are incorporated into full-page illustrations, of which 4 are in full color. Very good. A ... View more info

A MORAL ALPHABET (In Words of from One to Seven Syllables) BY H. B. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY B. B

By: [Belloc, Hilaire]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London: Edward Arnold, 1899.: 1899.

Seller ID: 4316

Condition: Good


London: Edward Arnold, 1899.. 1899.. Good. - Square octavo, cream pictorial boards backed with cream cloth titled in black on the front board with an illustration in yellow, green, white & black. The binding is bumped & soiled with the spine darkened. 63 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. There is offsetting to the endpapers, half-title & catalog page. Illustrated throughout in black & white by Basil Blackwood. Good... View more info

GIDDY GERTRUDE: A Story for Little Girls

By: [Brown, Goold, 1791-1857]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Northampton, [Mass.]: E. Turner, [between 1828 and 1845?].: [between 1828 and 1845?].

Seller ID: 16450

Condition: Very good


Northampton, [Mass.]: E. Turner, [between 1828 and 1845?].. [between 1828 and 1845?].. Very good. - 12mo, 4-3/4 inches high by 3 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed self-wraps with a vignette on the front cover. [3] pages, including an alphabet, and pages 6 through 18. Illustrated with 4 full-page illustrations and a tail-piece vignette. Three of the illustrations are partially hand-colored by a previous owner, with more or less success. Dampstained throughout, the ... View more info

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THE CHILD'S KEEPSAKE; A Poetical Bouquet for Little Children.

By: [Dyer, E. Porter. (1813-1882)].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, [CT]: S. Babcock, 1850.: 1850.

Seller ID: 34180

Condition: Fair


- Miniature chapbook [approximately 4-3/4 inches high by 3-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial yellow wrappers sewn with black thread with a border of 10 vignettes on each cover, a vignette of a rose below the title on the front cover & an ad for Babcock's Toy Books on the rear cover. The binding is lightly stained. The corners of the front cover are creased.There are pieces out of the bottom corners of the rear cover with tears along the lower end of the spin... View more info

WASTE NOT WANT NOT. Nettie Lighfoot Series.

By: [Edgeworth, Maria].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Lee and Shepard, circa [1870].: [1870].

Seller ID: 23614

Condition: Fair


- 12mo [5 inches high by 4 inches wide] red cloth titled in red within gilt bands on the spine with decorations in blind on both covers. The binding is bumped & heavily rubbed. The titling & gilt decorations are faded & the head & tail of the spine are rubbed. 72 pages. The front endpaper is lacking & there is scattered foxing & staining. Black-and-white pictorial title. Good only. View more info

THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN WEST. The Great American Painter. Written for Children / By the author of Green Mountain Annals, Uncle John's New-York Evening Tales, &c, &c.

By: [Forbes, Gerritt Van Husen]. (1795-1863).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New-York: Mahlon Day, 374 Pearl Street, 1837.: 1837.

Seller ID: 34151

Condition: Fair


New-York: Mahlon Day, 374 Pearl Street, 1837.. 1837.. Fair. - 16mo [5-1/2 inches high by 3-5/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed green wrappers with the frontispiece & the last text page pasted to the wraps, as published. The front cover copy is printed within a triple decorative frame & there is a catalog of the publisher's school books on the rear cover. The binding is bumped & chipped with short tears & small pieces out. The bottom two inches of the wraps are d... View more info

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FAVOURITE NURSERY RHYMES.

By: [Hardy, E. S.].

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London/NY: Ernest Nister/E. P. Dutton & Co., circa 1895.: 1895.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34613

Condition: Good


- Quarto, red cloth backed color pictorial paper covered boards titled in red with an oval color illustration of little girl holding a tall umbrella and a kitten on front board. The covers are bumped & rubbed with wear to the edges and corners. The rear cover is soiled with a light stain. [48] pages printed on heavy stock, illustrated with 9 full-page & 7 three-quarter page color illustrations, and 47 black & white vignettes, including the title & half-title vignettes. S... View more info

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES: NO. II. OR, UNCLE PHILIPS'S CONVERSATIONS WITH THE CHILDREN ABOUT NEW-YORK. (2 volumes)

By: [Hawks, Francis Lister (1798-1866)]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, (1835).: (1835).

Seller ID: 14557

Condition: Very good


New York: Harper & Brothers, (1835).. (1835).. Very good. - Small octavo, brown cloth. The spines are perished and thus lacking and the cloth is worn at the corners. 204 pages; and 196 pages respectively, illustrated with extra engraved pictorial title pages, 2 engraved frontispieces, and 5 plates. The hinges are cracked and there are glue stains to the pastedowns and damage to the endpapers of volume 2. Though a few signatures are slightly pulled and there is some sligh... View more info

BOOK OF RIDDLES. A, B, C, and Pretty Pictures, And many such that could be told, Golden Apple, Book of Figures, In crooked Pearl-street they are sold.

By: [Mahlon Day].

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York: Printed and sold by Mahlon Day, At the New Juvenile Book-store, No. 376, Pearl-street, [between 1825 to 1833]. Circa,: [1830].

Seller ID: 34118

Condition: Fair


New York: Printed and sold by Mahlon Day, At the New Juvenile Book-store, No. 376, Pearl-street, [between 1825 to 1833]. Circa, [1830]., [1830].. Fair. - Miniature chapbook measuring 3 inches high by 2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed buff wrappers titled with a vignette in black on the front cover and an illustration of a young man falling from a tree on the verso. The covers are soiled and creased and the torn spine has been reinforced with old tape. 8 pages,... View more info