On this page you will find the 413 childrens titles that are in the computer and on the shelves as of July 29, 2009.  Happy browsing, please make a note of the Order No(s) of the book(s) you would like to own, and you can place an order at any time with Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire.

1. VISIT TO THE CIRCUS - CIRCUS STORIES, Bracken Books, London, 1986, color illustrations, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0946495998 This book shows the circus as it used to be with 19th century Victorian illustrations., (Order No: 49789 ), $7.50

2. LITTLE FROGGIE GREEN, The Saalfield Publishing Co., New York, 1927, color illustrations, 16pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A great item if you collect frog items. A childrens book, but probably never handled, and without faults., (Order No: 46117 ), $50.00

3. Aamundsen, Nina Ring, TO KORTE OG EN LANG, Grondahl & Son Forlag, Oslo, Norway, (1987), B&W illustrations, 93pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 8250408934, (Order No: 55518 ), $15.00

4. Adams, Emma Hildreth, DIGGING THE TOP OFF, AND OTHER STORIES, W. M. B. C. Press, Cincinnati, OH, 1887, 174pp, good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), Collection of 7 short juvenile stories, including: Digging the Top Off; Bees, or Silkworms?; The Business of Life; Hoops and Handles; Zenas Price; Clinton Mathews; and, The Burro., (Order No: 50457 ), $25.00

5. Adams, Eustace L., PIRATES OF THE AIR: IN THE AIR WITH ANDY LANE - THE ANDY LANE SERIES, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, (1929), B&W frontis, 212pp, ads, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Backed by a group of rich men, equipped with the latest improvements in aeroplane building, this greatest and most luxurious of flying ships, carrying 50 passengers, starts on its trip under a menacing warning from a gang called themselves "Pirates of the Air.", (Order No: 55761 ), $25.00

6. Adams, Julia Davis, VAINO: A BOY OF NEW FINLAND, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, (1929) 1st ed, ill. by Lempi Ostman, 271pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) largely unopened, "Map of Finland during the Finnish Revolution with the important Strategic Points" on the endpapers. Adams was awarded the Newbury Honor in 1930 for this book. Nice clean and tight copy, an unread with largely unopened pages. Uncommon!!!, (Order No: 39825 ), $125.00

7. Alcott, Louisa May (with an introduction and bibliography by Madeleine B. Stern), LOUISA'S WONDER BOOK: AN UNKNOWN ALCOTT JUVENILE, Central Michigan University, MI, (1975), B&W illustrations, 74pp, very good++, light brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 54678 ), $7.50

8. Alger, Horatio (foreword by Ralph D. Gardner), CAST UPON THE BREAKERS - A NEW NOVEL BY HORATIO ALGER, JR., Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1974 1st ed, 258pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385083866 Written by Horatio Alger, Jr., under a pseudonym, and lost after it was serialized in ARGOSY magazine, 1893, it now appears in book form for the first time., (Order No: 48891 ), $6.00

9. Alger, Jr., Horatio, STRUGGLING UPWARD AND OTHER WORKS, Crown Publishers, New York, (1945), 570pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 4077 ), $7.50

10. Alger, Leclaire, DOUGAL'S WISH, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1942 1st ed, ill. by Marc Simont, 244pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Never before had there been a summer like this at Millpond Farm. It began when Dougal and his sister Margit each made a wish according to the instructions in an old book of Scottish legends., (Order No: 29620 ), $60.00

11. Aller, Susan Bivin (illustrated by Marni Backer), EMMA AND THE NIGHT DOGS, Albert Whitman & Company, Morton Grove, IL, (1997) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0807519936 With the help of her aunt's special dogs, Emma finds a young boy who is lost in the woods near her house., (Order No: 55277 ), $45.00

12. Andersen, Hans Christian, THE WILL-O'-THE-WISPS ARE IN TOWN, Alexander Strahan, Publisher, London, [1867], B&W illustrations, 189pp, good, decorated blue cloth (hardcover), First edition of this translation, and uncommon. Contents include besides the title story: THE WINDMILL; THE SILVER COIN; THE BISHOP OF BORGLUM AND HIS KINSMAN; IN THE NURSERY; THE GOLDEN TREASURE; THE STORM MOVES THE SIGN-BOARDS. Seven (7) tipped in illustrations by F. Eltze, B. Bradley, and M. Ellen Edwards. One plate has been trimed and has an old tape repair. School presentation from 1875., (Order No: 44680 ), $200.00

13. Anderson, Mildred Napier, A GIFT FOR MERIMOND, Oxford University Press, New York, 1953, ill. by J. Paget-Fredericks, 85pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The Sultan of Dalmeria, a pleasant semi-oriental country, had one son, Merimond. At his christening he had been given the gift of having all his wishes granted., (Order No: 34656 ), $20.00

14. Angelo, Valenti, BIG LITTLE ISLAND, The Viking Press, New York, 1955 1st ed, ill. by Valenti Angelo, 190pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 8341 ), $15.00

15. Angelo, Valenti, THE MERRY MARCOS, The Viking Press, New York, (1963), ill. by Valenti Angelo, 141pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of the Marcos' happy travels, up hill and down dale, on their merry way to good times., (Order No: 29419 ), $7.50

16. Appleton, Victor, DON STURDY IN THE PORT OF LOST SHIPS, OR ADRIFT IN THE SARGASSO SEA - NUMBER 6, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, (1926), ill. by Walter S. Rogers, 214pp, ads, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Nice bright colors on the dustjacket with light chipping in corners. Dustjacket lists to DON STURDY AMONG THE GORILLAS (Number 7), and list in book lists to Number 6 - DON STURDY IN THE PORT OF LOST SHIPS., (Order No: 45934 ), $45.00

17. Archibald, William, A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CLOWN, Stein and Day, New York, (1963), B&W illustrations, unpaginated, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Tells of a day in the life of a young boy who wants to be a clown and who wants his dog to be a circus performer also., (Order No: 39934 ), $12.00

18. Atkinson, Agnes Akin (photographs by Spencer Roane Atkinson), SKINNY THE GRAY FOX, The Viking Press, New York, 1936 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 111pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, When Skinny was seven days old, his mother carried him in her teeth by the scruff of his neck away from the forest fire that threatened their cave-home., (Order No: 55073 ), $10.00

19. Avi (illustrated by C. B. Mordan), SILENT MOVIE, Atheneum Books, New York, (2003) 1st ed, illustrated by C. B. Mordan, unpaginated, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0698841450 In the early years of the twentieth century, a Swedish family encounters separation and other hardships upon immigrating to New York City until the son is cast in a silent movie., (Order No: 54012 ), $7.00

20. Barrie, J. M. (illustrated by Michael Hague), PETER PAN, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1987) 1st ed, color ill. by Michael Hague, 158pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805002766 The adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up., (Order No: 55104 ), $15.00

21. Barrie, J. M. (foreword by Sydney Blow), WHEN WENDY GREW UP: AN AFTERTHOUGHT, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1958 1st ed, ill. by D. Michael Leonard, 32pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB with usual markings, Written by the author of PETER PAN in response to the many requests to tell what happened to Wendy when she grew up., (Order No: 55313 ), $20.00

22. Baum, L. Frank, OZMA OF OZ, The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, post 1935 ptg, B&W ill by John R. Neill, 270pp, very good, clay color cloth (hardcover)sharp pictorial pastedown, Exceptionally clean, tight and bright copy. Original owner's inscription, Christmas 1937, old repair to front hinge. Hanff, Greene page 53, post 1935 printing., (Order No: 26305 ), $100.00

23. Baum, L. Frank, THE MASTER KEY: AN ELECTRIC FAIRY TALE, The Bowen- Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1901) 1st ed, ill. by F. Y. Cory, 245pp, very good, olive cloth (hardcover) pictorial pastedown, "Founded Upon the Mysteries of Electricity and the Optimism of Its Devotees. It was Written for Boys, But Others May Read It." An exceptionally nice, clean and tight copy., (Order No: 36861 ), $200.00

24. Beard, Frank (illustrated by); J. L. Nichols (collected, compiled and arranged by the publisher), PICTURE PUZZLES, OR HOW TO READ THE BIBLE BY SYMBOLS, J. L. Nichols & Co., Atlanta, GA, (1899), B&W illustrations, 150pp, good, decorated blue cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, A collectible rebus. "Designed Especially for the Boys and Girls to Stimulate a Greater Interest in the Holy Bible.", (Order No: 3871 ), $45.00

25. Beers, V. Gilbert, THE A B Q BOOK ( ABQ ), The Southwestern Company, Nashville, TN, 1973, ill. by Alla Skuba, unpaginated, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), This book takes you into the lives of Bible-time boys and girls and shows you how they lived and what they did., (Order No: 35953 ), $10.00

26. Behn, Harry, THE TWO UNCLES OF PABLO, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, (1959) 1st ed, ill. by Mel Silverman, 96pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Pablo has lived all nine years of his life on a small farm in the mountains of Mexico, a long way from even a village. He soon meets Uncle Silvan and Don Francisco., (Order No: 50931 ), $10.00

27. Bemelmans, Ludwig, MADELINE IN LONDON, Viking, New York, (1961), B&W and color illustrations, 56pp, very good, orange/red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 39145 ), $10.00

28. Benet, Laura, CALEB'S LUCK, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1942, ill. by Ellis Credle, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) w/good dustjacket, "A Story Parade Picture Book" first published in 1937 by Story Parade, Inc. A tender and appealing story of a North Carolina mountain boy who wanted to earn enough money to pay for his schooling., (Order No: 36447 ), $30.00

29. Beresford, Elisabeth, THE MAGIC WORLD, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1964), ill. by Janina Domanska, 153pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), When Joe Dixon brings a green-eyed, mangy-haired stray dog home from school with him one day, little does he dream that his summer vacation is about to be turned into an amazing venture into the world of magic. From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38324 ), $12.50

30. Bigham, Madge A., FANCIFUL FLOWER TALES OVERHEARD IN FAIRYLAND, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1924, color illustrations, 162pp, good, decorated yellow cloth (hardcover) owner's inscription, The inspriation for this series of nature fairy tales for kindergarten children was Barrie's play, Peter Pan., (Order No: 52962 ), $50.00

31. Bissell, Richard, JULIA HARRINGTON: WINNEBAGO, IOWA 1913, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, (1969) 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 85pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Although fiction, Julia Harrington is more real than fiction. A twelve year old in 1913, she tells her story through memories, impressions, heart and mind. The illustrations were well selected to show the life at the time., (Order No: 2225 ), $5.00

32. Blake, Robert J., AKIAK: A TALE FROM THE IDITAROD, Philomel Books, New York, (1997) 5th ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed with an illustration, ISBN 0399227989 Akiak the sled dog refuses to give up after being injured during the Iditarod sled dog race., (Order No: 54728 ), $20.00

33. Blank, Clair, BEVERLY GRAY AT THE WORLD'S FAIR - THE BEVERLY GRAY COLLEGE MYSTERY SERIES, A. L. Burt Company, Pub., New York, (1935) 1st ed, B&W frontis, 250pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, Number 6 in the series. This book was part of the series when the series was published by the A. L. Burt Company. When Grosset took over the series, this volume was dropped because its setting, the 1933-34 Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition dated it. Thus, this title is one of the rarest in the series. In BEVERLY GRAY AT THE WORLD'S FAIR, Beverly and her friends have graduated from college and are working in New York. Disappointed that she was not going to Paris to study with friends, Beverly and her remaining friends plan a month vacation at the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago where they witness a murder when a diver is killed by an air gun at the fair. A nice clean and tight copy with lightly worn and chipped dustjacket - images available., (Order No: 21547 ), $1250.00

34. Blank, Clair, BEVERLY GRAY AT THE WORLD'S FAIR - THE BEVERLY GRAY COLLEGE MYSTERY SERIES, A. L. Burt Company, Pub., New York, (1935) 1st ed, B&W frontis, good+, gray cloth (hardcover) (laser dustjacket) SEE NOTE, Number 6 in the series. This book was part of the series when the series was published by the A. L. Burt Company. When Grosset took over the series, this volume was dropped because its setting, the 1933-34 Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition dated it. Thus, this title is the rarest in the series. In this book, Beverly and her friends have graduated from college and are working in New York. Disappointed that she was not going to Paris to study with friends, Beverly and her remaining friends plan a month vacation at the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago where they witness a murder when a diver is killed by an air gun at the fair. CONDITION NOTE: A nice clean and tight copy. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A few faint rust-like spots on spine, and small bumps to the top corners. A slight cant to book block, very slight. Included with this copy is a "LASER-COPY" of the original dustjacket from another copy we have, albiet with fading to the spine and some chipping, as the original., (Order No: 40756 ), $750.00

35. Bonser, A. E., EXMOOR STAR; OR THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PONY, A. S. Barnes & Company, New York, (1906), B&W and color illustrations, 100pp, ads, good++, decorated green cloth (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy with all plates present., (Order No: 50617 ), $20.00

36. Borchard, Ruth, THE CHILDREN OF THE OLD HOUSE, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, 1963 1st ed, ill. by Lili Cassel Wronker, 181pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), What could be more exciting than to move from Grandfather's too-small house in town to a big house all one's own right near a river? That's what the children thought until they saw the house., (Order No: 38241 ), $40.00

37. Brandenberg, Franz, A ROBBER ! A ROBBER !, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1976) 1st ptg, color illustrations by Aliki, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688800270 Positive they heard burglars during the night, a brother and sister cat wonder what they could have taken since nothing seems to be missing., (Order No: 49545 ), $8.50

38. Brock, Emma L., SKIPPING ISLAND, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, (1958), ill. by the author, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple small chips on dj, "Mrs. Flora Fiddlefinger had three chins and lived in a tar-paper shack with a fat stove called Dash. Her tar-paper shack was on a small island with a rowan tree in the front yeard and six ducks paddling near the front door. ...", (Order No: 24533 ), $15.00

39. Brown, Marcia, BACKBONE OF THE KING: THE STORY OF PAKA'A AND HIS SON KU, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1966) 1st ed, ill. by Marcia Brown, 180pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of Paka'a and his son Ku-a-Paka'a relates the legend of a brave young boy who endeavors to restore his exiled father to his position as royal guardian and personal attendant to the king., (Order No: 29658 ), $7.50

40. Brown, Margaret Wise (pictures by David Diaz), THE LITTLE SCARECROW BOY, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, (1998) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060262842 Early one morning a little scarecrow whose father warns him that his is not fierce enough to frighten a crow goes out into the cornfield alone., (Order No: 54727 ), $10.00

41. Brown, William Perry, SEA ISLAND BOYS, The Saalfield Publishing Co., Akron, OH, 1903, B&W illustrations, 320pp, very good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 54922 ), $12.50

42. Buchan, Stuart, A SPACE OF HIS OWN, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1979) 1st ptg, 197pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684162822 Released after a term in the state correctional farm, 18 year-old Michael moves in with his father and stepmother and struggles to become his own person., (Order No: 11455 ), $10.00

43. Buff, Mary and Buff, Conrad, THE APPLE AND THE ARROW, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1951, ill. by Conrad Buff, 75pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The story of William Tell., (Order No: 40555 ), $15.00

44. Burgess, Thornton W., THE BURGESS ANIMAL BOOK FOR CHILDREN, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1950, ill. Louis Agassiz Fuertes, 363pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is a companion volume to "The Burgess Bird Book for Children." This book is written in the same vein, a story book which is at the same time an authoritative handbook on the land animals of America. Uncommon in dustjacket has preserved the decorated boards and pictorial pastedown on the front board in an exceptional manner. Couple faint chips on dustjacket., (Order No: 31313 ), $25.00

45. Burroughs, Edgar Rice, THE MUCKER, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, orig pub 1921, B&W illustrations, 414pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 51599 ), $8.50

46. Burroughs, Edgar Rice, APACHE DEVIL, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, CA, (1933) 1st ed, ill. by Studley Burroughs, 310pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, fade to spine, Nice clean and tight copy with fade to spine as usual for the dye used on this cloth binding., (Order No: 55405 ), $145.00

47. Burton, Virginia Lee (designed & illustrated by); Malcolmson, Anne (selected & edited by); music by Grace Castagnetta, SONG OF ROBIN HOOD, Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, 1947 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 123pp, good, decorated cloth w/light wear (hardcover) no dustjacket, No Dustjacket with this copy. Former owner's inscription on blank verso of the front free endpaper. One of Virginia Lee Burton's most exquisite works., (Order No: 16149 ), $14.50

48. Butterworth, Hezekiah, LITTLE METACOMET, OR THE INDIAN PLAYMATE, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, (1904), B&W illustrations, 147pp, very good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), "The life of an Indian boy, son of King Philip, in the woods of New England." Nice clean, tight and bright copy., (Order No: 50658 ), $20.00

49. Carle, Eric, THE ROOSTER WHO SET OUT TO SEE THE WORLD, Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, 1972, ill. by Eric Carle, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0531020428 This is the story of one rooster with a yen for travel who is successively joined by two cats, three frogs, four turtles, and five fish. Really almost a fine copy, except for a few dust/foxing spots on top edge from storage. UNCOMMON IN COLLECTIBLE CONDITION!!!, (Order No: 27644 ), $75.00

50. Carmer, Carl, WINDFALL FIDDLE, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1950 1st ed, ill. by Arthur Conrad, 175pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), How Bob finally got an excellent violin is a colorful story of small-town life brim full of boyhood incident and anecdote, and rich with the background of Carl Carmer's beloved upstate New York., (Order No: 17968 ), $10.00

51. Cat, Christopher and Cullen, Countee, THE LOST ZOO, Follett Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, (1969) 1st ptg, illustrated by Joseph Low, 95pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, ISBN 695854189 Only the invention of a man-cat language by Christopher Cat and Countee Cullen has made it possible for the world to know why these strange and marvelous animals, with equally strange and marvelous names, are not found in any zoo. NOTE - Tape mark stains on free-endpapers from off set of a previous dustjacket protector. Inscribed by the illustrator on the front free endpaper., (Order No: 54275 ), $35.00

52. Chalmers, Mary (story and pictures by), TAKE A NAP, HARRY, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1981), ill. by Mary Chalmers, 32pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0064430286 First published in 1964, this is the First Harper Trophy Edition. This unread copy comes from the estate of the Harper's Childrens Book Editor., (Order No: 50494 ), $75.00

53. Chalmers, Mary (story and pictures by), BE GOOD, HARRY, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1981), ill. by Mary Chalmers, 32pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0064430278 First published in 1967, this is the First Harper Trophy Edition. This unread copy comes from the estate of the Harpers Childrens Book Editor., (Order No: 50495 ), $85.00

54. Chambers, John W., SHOWDOWN AT APPLE HILL, Atheneum, New York, 1982 1st ed, 166pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) NEW - NOT EX-LIB, ISBN 0689308973 Trying to save a local home for retarded children Jenny and Billy Martin discover they are also involved in a hunt for the lost bank-robbery loot of the Quarry gang., (Order No: 11509 ), $10.00

55. Chatalbash, Ron, DR. BLACKFOOT'S CARNIVAL EXTRAORDINAIRE, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston, MA, (1982) 1st ed, ill. by Ron Chatalbash, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0879234261 Tim is so discouraged and bored by life at home and school that he seizes a chance to join a circus, not knowing what really awaits him., (Order No: 19753 ), $6.00

56. Chrisman, Arthur Bowie (silhouette decorations cut by Else Hasselriis), THE WIND THAT WOULDN'T BLOW: STORIES OF THE MERRY MIDDLE KINGDOM FOR CHILDREN, AND MYSELF, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, (1927), B&W illustrations, 355pp, very good, orange cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author, Contents include: The Shen of Colored Cords; The Sonless King; The King Who Had No Daughter; Little Brother; The "Was-A-Boy"; The Wind that Wouldn't Blow; Kings Hungry; Wing Dow; A Garden Down in Kiang Sing; The Picture Princess; The Telltale Chalk; Ming, The Miser; The Shen Who Misunderstood; Far to Voyage; Bitter Waters; Now it is Written., (Order No: 39591 ), $30.00

57. Christelow, Eileen (written and illustrated by), THE GREAT PIG ESCAPE, Clarion Books, New York, (1994) 7th ptg, color illustrations, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0395669731 Bert and Ethel try raising pigs on their farm, but when they get to market the pigs have disappeared., (Order No: 55278 ), $7.50

58. Christelow, Eileen, WHERE'S THE BIG BAD WOLF?, Clarion Books, New York, (2002) 2nd ptg, color illustrations, 33pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0618181946 Detective Doggedly, a pair of cows, and a sheep who looks very familiar are all nearby each time three pigs get into trouble, but the big bad wolf is conspicuously absent., (Order No: 55280 ), $10.00

59. Chubb, Thomas Caldecot, SLAVIC PEOPLES, The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, OH, (1962) 1st ed, ill. by W. T. Mars, 128pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of the Slavs. Their legacy to the world includes both their colorful folk arts and such great individuals as Copernicus, Tolstoy, Jan Hus, Tchaikovsky, Mendeleev, and two great leaders of our own American Revolution, Thaddeus Kosciusko and Count Casimir Pulaski., (Order No: 51975 ), $12.00

60. Close, Jessie, THE WARPING OF AL, Harper and Row, Publishers, New York, (1990) 1st ed, 282pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) previous owner's name of ffep, ISBN 0060212802 A teenager with an overbearing father tries to find a way to live life on his own terms., (Order No: 19089 ), $7.50

61. Coatsworth, Elizabeth, UNDER THE GREEN WILLOW, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1971) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), 1971 Honor Book at the Children's Spring Festival Book World. Greenwillow Books took its name from this book., (Order No: 9570 ), $12.50

62. Coatsworth, Elizabeth, THE FAIR AMERICAN, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1968) 9th ptg, ill. by Helen Sewell, 132pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1940. The story of the trip to foreign shores Sally and Andrew took in that ship, and of the little French boy they brough home with them. This is Pierre's story., (Order No: 36494 ), $12.50

63. Collin, Hedvig (written and illustrated by), NILS, THE ISLAND BOY, The Viking Press, New York, 1951, ill. by Hedvig Collin, 92pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "On a small island in the south of Denmark there stands a little Danish house with a red roof and a big chimney. In that house lives Nils, with his mother and his father and a little bit of a sister, no bigger than a doll.", (Order No: 31875 ), $14.50

64. Collins, Alma Jones; Kubik, Kamil (painted illustrations by); abnd, Lichtenfels, Lisa (drawn illustrations by), DANIELLE AT THE WADSWORTH - [WADSWORTH ATHENEUM, HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT], Strong Books, Avon, CT, (2004) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 49pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1928782426 A light-hearted visit to the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, the oldest public art museum in the United States., (Order No: 55493 ), $25.00

65. Comfort, Claudette Hegel, THE NEWBERY AND CALDECOTT BOOKS IN THE CLASSROOM, Incentive Publications, Inc., Nashville, TN, (1991), B&W illustrations, 151pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0865301786 Attention all reading teachers, librarians, and literature lovers! This may be the most complete guide to exploring Newbery and Caldecott titles ever published!, (Order No: 42600 ), $12.00

66. Cooney, Caroline B., GODDESS OF YESTERDAY, Delacorte Press, New York, (2002) 2nd ptg, B&W maps, 264pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385729456 Anaxandra is the happy favorite child of her father, the chieftain on their small island in the Aegean Sea. At age six she is taken by King Nicander to be a companion to his crippled daughter, Princess Callisto, on the island of Siphnos. Six years later, Siphnos is sacked by pirates and Anaxandra assumes the identity of Princess Callisto., (Order No: 54262 ), $10.00

67. Corcoran, Barbara, RISING DAMP, Atheneum, New York, 1980 1st ed, 144pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689307365 Considered a nuisance to her parents, Hope is shipped off to Ireland for the summer with a young woman who also has personal problems., (Order No: 11495 ), $12.50

68. Cowles, Julia Darrow (compiled and adapted by), STORIES TO TELL INCLUDING STORIES FOR REPRODUCTION AND DRAMATIZATION IN THE SCHOOL ROOM, A. Flanagan Company, Chicago, IL, (1906), 124pp, good++, decorated gray cloth (hardcover), "The stories in the book have been practically tested by the author and compiler, who has told them to hundreds of children in the first, second and third grades of the Minneapolis schools.", (Order No: 54337 ), $10.00

69. Crayder, Dorothy, THE JOKER AND THE SWAN, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1981) 1st ed, ill. by Elise Primavera, 120pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), An eleven-year-old aspiring ballerina and a talking dog learn that one's dreams are often not matched by one's abilities., (Order No: 31467 ), $6.00

70. Crockett, S. R., RED CAP TALES TOLD FROM THE FORTUNES OF NIGEL, Adam and Charles Black, London, 1910, color illustrations, 108pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) owner's name torn from ffep, "Being Part of the Second Series of 'Red Cap Tales' Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North.", (Order No: 36412 ), $20.00

71. Crockett, S. R., RED CAP ADVENTURES: BEING THE SECOND SERIES OF "RED CAP TALES" STOLEN FROM THE TREASURE CHEST OF THE WIZARD OF THE NORTH, Adam and Charles Black, London, 1908, color illustrations, 411pp, good, decorated light green cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Tales Told From "Ivanhoe," Tales Told From "The Fortunes of Nigel," Tales Told From "Quentin Durward," and, Tales Told From "The Pirate.", (Order No: 53174 ), $20.00

72. Currey, E. H. (Commander E. H. Currey), THE CAPTAIN OF THE KING'S GUARD, McBride, Nast, & Company, New York, 1912, ill. by W. H. C. Groome, 400pp, very good, decorated red cloth (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy with exceptionally nice decorated covers., (Order No: 53198 ), $40.00

73. d'Aulaire, Ingri and d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin (text and lithographs by), THE CONQUEST OF THE ATLANTIC, The Viking Press, New York, 1933, B&W and color illustrations, 55pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, A selection of The Junior Literary Guild. An uncommon d'Aulaire title in dustjacket. Dustjacket has some rubbing to the spine, a few small chips, and rubbing to the spine., (Order No: 55103 ), $250.00

74. Dantzic, Cynthia Maris, STOP DROPPING BREAD CRUMBS ON MY YACHT!: THE SILENT ABC, Prentice Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1974) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, very good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0138469989 A series of stories that stress words with silent letters., (Order No: 54274 ), $15.00

75. Daugherty, James (with designs, paintings and foreword by), LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG ADDRESS - A PICTORIAL INTERPRETATION, Albert Whitman & Co., Publ., Chicago, IL, (1947) 1st ed, color ill. by Daugherty, unpaginated, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Here is this superb pictorial edition, the phases of the Address are beautifully related in sixteen handsome, double-spread panoramic designs in oil.", (Order No: 51905 ), $40.00

76. Daugherty, James (written and illustrated by), WEST OF BOSTON - YANKEE RHYMES AND DOGGEREL, The Viking Press, New York, 1956 1st ed, ill. by James Daugherty, 95pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Verses expressing enjoyment of and affection for the people and places of our history., (Order No: 52012 ), $7.50

77. de Angeli, Marguerite, BUTTER AT THE OLD PRICE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARGUERITE DE ANGELI, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, (1971) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 258pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, The autobiography of one of the pioneers of American children's book publishing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in 1971 on the dedication page., (Order No: 2857 ), $100.00

78. de Paola, Tomie, THE QUICKSAND BOOK, Scholastic Inc., New York, (1977) 2nd ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine, wraps (softcover) signed by the author '96, ISBN 0590329545 All about quicksand for children, including how to make your own!, (Order No: 54276 ), $10.00

79. de Paola, Tomie (story and pictures by), WATCH OUT FOR THE CHICKEN FEET IN YOUR SOUP, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1974) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) faint dampstain couple pages, ISBN 0139457828 Embarrassed to introduce his friend to his old-fashioned Italian grandmother, a young boy gains a new appreciation of her when he finds how well she and his friend get along., (Order No: 54766 ), $20.00

80. Dejong, Meindert (illustrated by Marc Simont), BILLY AND THE UNHAPPY BULL, Harpeer & Brothers, Pub., New York, (1946) 1st ed, ill. by Marc Simont, 206pp, good+ w/good dustjacket+ (hardcover), This is the story of a boy, Billy, and of the old bull he named Unhappy and determined to make happy., (Order No: 55492 ), $45.00

81. Delessert, Etienne, THE SEVEN DWARFS, Creative Editions, Mankato, MN, (2001) 1st ed, ill. by Etienne Delessert, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author & designer, ISBN 1568461399 Stephane, one of seven dwarf brothers living in the forest, relates how all their lives were changed when they tried to rescue Snow White from the murderous rage of her wicked stepmother., (Order No: 53559 ), $17.50

82. Delessert, Etienne, DANCE!, Creative Editions, Mankato, MN, (1994), color illustrations, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 1568460880 Monsters threaten the inhabitants of a peaceful valley until Yok-Yok teaches them to dance., (Order No: 54285 ), $17.50

83. Demers, Paul (illustrated by Jacqueline Keenan Delaney), OLIVER AND OPHELIA: A TALE OF OPOSSUMS, Andrew Mountain Press, Hartford, CT, (1985) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 20pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0916897044 Recounts how the only two opossums in the world with long tails survived the Great Flood, and thus today all opossums have long tails. Uncommon., (Order No: 55058 ), $25.00

84. Dennis, Clara G., THE ALL-HOLIDAYS BOOK OF JANE AND JOHN, Marshall Jones Co., Boston, (1929) 1st ed, ill. by Beatrice Stevens, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "A delightful "round the year" account of holiday good times in the lives of two lovable little children, with space at the back for recrods of a child's own red-letter days during the year." Written in rebus style., (Order No: 3961 ), $28.50

85. dePaola, Tomie (retold from the Bible and illustrated by), THE PARABLES OF JESUS, Holiday House, New York, (1987) 1st ed, ill. by Tomie dePaola, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823406369 Mr. dePaola presents seventeen well-known parables to children., (Order No: 53101 ), $15.00

86. dePaola, Tomie (retold and illustrated by), QUEEN ESTHER: A BIBLE STORY BOOK, Harper & Row, Publishers, San Francisco, CA, (1986) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0062556177 In this telling of how Queen Esther risked her life to prevent the killing of all the Jews in Persia are dePaola's figures of the characters to be cust out and used as puppets or with a flannel board., (Order No: 55272 ), $30.00

87. Dobie, J. Frank, UP THE TRAIL FROM TEXAS - LANDMARK BOOK 60, Random House, New York, (1955), ill. by John C. Wonsetler, 182pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, (Order No: 49352 ), $7.50

88. Domanska, Janina, THE TORTOISE AND THE TREE, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1978) 1st ptg, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688801323 Adapted from a Bantu folktale that explains how the tortoise got his patchwork shell. Unread copy from the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 6801 ), $7.00

89. Domanska, Janina, DIN DAN DON IT'S CHRISTMAS, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1975), ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688800033 Illustrated with the feel of stain-glass windows, Polish artist Janina Domanska retells this Polish Christmas carol. This copy from the author's estate., (Order No: 6802 ), $12.50

90. Domanska, Janina, THE FIRST NOEL, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1986) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Domanska takes the words of a familiar carol and transforms them into a glorious pageant with wonderful illustrations., (Order No: 6803 ), $20.00

91. Domanska, Janina, A SCYTHE, A ROOSTER, AND A CAT, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1981) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688803083 A retelling of a Russian folktale in which three sons each took his share of his father's inheritance and set out in search of work. Unread copy from the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 6805 ), $7.50

92. Domanska, Janina, WHAT DO YOU SEE?, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, (1974) 1st ptg, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0027328309 Unread copy from the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 9561 ), $20.00

93. Domanska, Janina, LOOK, THERE IS A TURTLE FLYING, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1968) 3rd ptg, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is the story of one turtle who thought of a way of flying, and of what happened when he tried it. From the author/illustrator's personal collection., (Order No: 9564 ), $10.00

94. Domanska, Janina, A WAS AN ANGLER, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1991) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688069908 This nonsense rhyme, based on a Mother Goose verse, introduces the letters from A (angler) to Z (zebra). Unread copy from the author's estate., (Order No: 9566 ), $5.00

95. Domanska, Janina, MAREK, THE LITTLE FOOL, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1982) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688009123 After doing three errands for his family in his own way, the simple Marek is content to sit on the stove catching flies all day long. Unread copy from the author's estate., (Order No: 9567 ), $6.00

96. Domanska, Janina, MARILKA, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1970) 1st ptg, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), When Marilka's parents think she is lost, not only are they miserable, but everyone and everything in the neighborhood is afflicted too. Unread copy from the author's estate., (Order No: 9568 ), $7.50

97. Domanska, Janina, SPRING IS, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1976) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688800262 An irrepressible dachshund gambols through the four seasons in this irresistible almanac for the youngest child. Unread copy from the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 9569 ), $20.00

98. Domanska, Janina, THE BEST OF THE BARGAIN - ADAPTED FROM A POLISH FOLKTALE, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1977) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688800629 A hedgehog outsmarts a fox when they decide to share their land and crops. Unread copy from the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 9571 ), $7.50

99. Domanska, Janina, PALMIERO AND THE OGRE, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1967) 1st ptg, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "When Palmiero leaves home to escape his mother's scolding, the lonely ogre welcomes him and gives him a job." From the author/illustrator's personal collection., (Order No: 9573 ), $12.50

100. Domanska, Janina, I SAW A SHIP A-SAILING, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1972) 1st, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Domanska's illustrations are irresistable in her brilliant interpretation of this beloved rhyme. Unread copy from the author's estate., (Order No: 9575 ), $9.00

101. Domanska, Janina, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1983) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688017487 A baron who loves tall tales promises to free the peasant who can tell him a tale that will surprise him. Unread copy from the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 9576 ), $10.00

102. Domanska, Janina, KING KRAKUS AND THE DRAGON, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1979) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688801897 The people of Krakow are terrified by a dragon until the shoemaker's apprentice devises a plan to rid the town of the monster. A Polish folktale., (Order No: 9577 ), $8.00

103. Domanska, Janina (retold by), WHY SO MUCH NOISE?, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1965), ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Many years ago in ancient India the Elephant and his friend the Tiger played a game to see who could make a noisy monkey fall down from a tree. From the personal collection of the author/illustrator., (Order No: 38323 ), $15.00

104. Domanska, Janina, THE TURNIP, Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc, New York, (1969) 2nd ptg, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), Unread copy for the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 38874 ), $20.00

105. Dopp, Katharine Elizabeth, THE TREE-DWELLERS: THE AGE OF FEAR, Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, IL, (1904), B&W illustrations, 158p, ads, good, decorated tan cloth (hardcover), An early school book to make "clear to the child how people lived before they had fire, and how and why they conquered it.", (Order No: 51931 ), $7.50

106. Drago, Harry Sinclair, OUT OF THE SILENT NORTH, The Macaulay Company, New York, (1923), ill. by Frank Tenney Johnson, 304pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A tale of love and courage., (Order No: 53254 ), $20.00

107. Driscoll, Charles B., DRISCOLL'S BOOK OF PIRATES, David McKay Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1934), ill. by Montfort Amory, 124pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) w/front pictorial pastedown, The story of the pirates and how they got their loot and what they did with it., (Order No: 45466 ), $50.00

108. du Bois, William Pene (written and illustrated by), SQUIRREL HOTEL, The Viking Press, New York, 1952, ill. by William Pene du Pois, 48pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), SQUIRREL HOTEL is the story of a remarkable establishment built for the comfort and amusement of numerous squirrel families by a former dealer and expert in toys., (Order No: 45073 ), $30.00

109. Du Bois, William Pene, GENTLEMAN BEAR, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, (1985) 1st ed, ill. by the author, 78pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A saga of a tender relationship spanning the years 1913 to 1985 and featuring an international cast of characters., (Order No: 51343 ), $6.50

110. Dumas, Alexandre, THE THREE MUSKETEERS, Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, (1930) edition, ill. by Milo Winter, 547pp, good+, blue cloth with pictorial paste-down (hardcover), "The Windermere Series.", (Order No: 11078 ), $15.00

111. Egielski, Richard, JAZPER, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, (1998) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 006027817X While watching a house for five menacing moths, Jaz, an industrious young bug, teaches himself how to transform into various other things and then must use this talent to save himself., (Order No: 54280 ), $8.50

112. Epstein, Sam and Epstein, Beryl, THE FIRST BOOK OF ELECTRICITY, Franklin Watts, New York, 1953 5th ptg, ill. by Robin King, 69pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), What scientists think electricity is, how it is generated, how it flows through wires into our homes and is harnessed to light our lamps, heat our appliances and run our machines, and how it goes back to its starting point, probably miles away--all this is explained., (Order No: 35956 ), $15.00

113. Farmer, Nancy (pictures by Jos. A. Smith), RUNNERY GRANARY, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1996) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688141870 Something is eating the grain stored in Mrs. Runnery's granary, and only Granny Runnery can identify the culprits., (Order No: 55725 ), $10.00

114. Farrow, G. E., THE NEW PANJANDRUM, E. P. Dutton & Co, New York, [1902], illustrated by Alan Wright, 199pp, very good, decorated green cloth, aeg (hardcover), Story about a Dodo for children, great "fantasy" illustrations, and wonderful gilt decoration on front board showing the Dodo tied up with a camel and a palm tree and pyramid in the background., (Order No: 39671 ), $45.00

115. Fenton, Edward, HIDDEN TRAPEZES, Doubleday & Company Inc., Garden City, NY, (1950), ill. by Reisie Lonette, 240pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The story of Robin whose parents had been famous trapeze artists of the Big Top., (Order No: 50831 ), $5.00

116. Ferris, James Cody, THE X BAR X BOYS BRANDING THE WILD HERD - NUMBER 13, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, (1934), ill. by J. Clemens Gretta, 215pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Great dustjacket with sharp colors. Dustjacket flap lists to Number 16- HUNTING THE PRIZE MUSTANGS, and list inside book lists to Number 13 - BRANDING THE WILD HERD., (Order No: 45936 ), $45.00

117. Ferris, James Cody, THE X BAR X BOYS WITH THE SECRET RANGERS - NUMBER 15, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, (1936), ill. by J. Clemens Gretter, 215pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Sharp colors on front of dustjacket with telephone hidden in a tree. Some faint edgewear to the dustjacket. Dustjacket lists to IN THE HAUNTED GULLY - Number 19, as does the list in the back of the book., (Order No: 45938 ), $45.00

118. Ferris, James Cody, THE X BAR X BOYS AND THE SAGEBRUSH MYSTERY - NUMBER 18, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, (1939), ill. by Paul Laune, 216pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Dustjacket illustration wraps around the spine with a small chip at the top of the dustjacket spine taking the "T" from "The." Dustjacket panel lists only to ...AT TRIANGLE MINE - Number 17, but list inside books lists to itself - THE SAGEBRUSH MYSTERY - Number 18., (Order No: 45941 ), $45.00

119. Field, Rachel, HITTY: THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF A WOODEN DOLL, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Ltd., London, (1955) 4th ptg, ill. by Dorothy P. Lathrop, 214pp, good+, yellow cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 54252 ), $7.00

120. Field, Rachel (wood engravings by Allen Lewis), CALICO BUSH, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1931, B&W illustrations, 213pp, good, calico decorated cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Chapters are: Maypole Point; Summer; Fall; Winter; Spring., (Order No: 55432 ), $7.50

121. Fisher, Leonard Everett (written and illustrated by), PUSHERS, SPADS, JENNIES AND JETS: A BOOK OF AIRPLANES, The Dial Press of New York, New York, (1961), ill. Leonard Everett Fisher, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) 2 dj chips, owners inscr, In this book you will see pictures of strange contraptions. Mr. Fisher has captured many of the exciting moments in the development of the airplane. His pictures re-create the history of airplanes with accuracy and movement. Nice clean and tight copy. Two small chips on the spine of the dustjacket, and a 1961 owner's inscription on the copyright page., (Order No: 53104 ), $30.00

122. Fisher, Leonard Everett, THE JETTY CHRONICLES, Marshall Cavendish, New York, (1997) 1st ptg, 96pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0761450173 A boy describes growing up in the 1930s in a Brooklyn seaside community filled with colorful characters., (Order No: 54279 ), $10.00

123. Fitzhugh, Percy Keese (illustrated by Howard L. Hastings), SPIFFY HENSHAW - BUDDY BOOKS FOR BOYS, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, (1929), B&W illustrations, 214pp, ads, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, Spiffy Henshaw is an orphan who lives in Bridgeboro with his aunt and uncle. He is sent to Temple Camp in order to recuperate from the severe strain of the months he lived with his uncle. While there he is included in the mystery concerning the handy-man of the camp who is known as Captain. NOTE. Nice clean and tight copy, bright red cloth, slight cant to book block. dustjacket lacks the one inch portion at the bottom of the spine. Bright front panel of dustjacket with Boy Scouts in a motorboat pulling a swimmer from the lake., (Order No: 55763 ), $200.00

124. Fleisher, Paul and Keeler, Patricia A., LOOKING INSIDE: MACHINES AND CONSTRUCTIONS, Atheneum, New York, 1991 1st ptg, ill. by Patricia A. Keeler, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689314833 Describes the interior of such objects as a piano, telephone, clock, toilet, and camera, and explains how these devices work., (Order No: 38537 ), $7.50

125. Foreman, Michael (inscribed by the author/illustrator on the title page), WAR BOY: A COUNTRY CHILDHOOD, Arcade Publishing, Inc., New York, (1990) 1st US, ill. by Michael Foreman, 92pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, ISBN 1559700491 In one of the most unusual war memoirs ever published, the English artist and children's book illustrator Michael Foreman looks back on his own wartime childhood in the village of Pakefield on the Suffolk coast., (Order No: 53555 ), $100.00

126. Fournier, Catharine, THE COCONUT THIEVES, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1964), ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), An Africa folktale in which a fierce and selfish leopard jealously guarded a grove of fine coconut trees. From the illustrator's personal collection., (Order No: 9572 ), $14.50

127. Frobel, Frielrich (rendered in English by Frances Lord and Emily Lord), MOTHER'S SONGS, GAMES AND STORIES: FROBEL'S "MUTTER UND KOSE LIEDER", William Rice, London, 1890 rev ed, B&W ill., music examples, 216pp, music, very good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), CONTAINING THE WHOLE OF THE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS, & MUSIC, RE-ARRANGED FOR CHILDREN'S VOICES, WITH PIANOFORTE ACCOMPANIMENT., (Order No: 45431 ), $40.00

128. Fryer, Jane Eayre, THE MARY FRANCES FIRST AID BOOK, The John C. Winston Co., Philadelphia, (1916), ill. by Jane Allen Boyer, 144pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) pictorial pastedown, "With Ready Reference List of Ordinary Accidents and Illnesses, and Approved Home Remedies." A harder to find Mary Frances book, this copy has no marks of any kind and has some light cover wear., (Order No: 37168 ), $100.00

129. Fryer, Jane Eayre (illustrations by William F. Zwirner), THE MARY FRANCES GARDEN BOOK: ADVENTURES AMONG THE GARDEN PEOPLE - COMPLETE WITH ALL FIVE CUT-OUTS, The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1916) 1st ed, color illustrations, 378pp, ads, good+, olive green cloth w/pictorial pastedown (hardcover), Complete with all five cut-outs that are unused. They include a playhouse "before the children planted the gardens" for the cutouts. The cutouts to be inserted are: Early Spring; Early Summer; Mid-Summer; and, Late Summer or Early Autumn. These are to show what blooms during the different times of the year. A nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 54608 ), $85.00

130. Fuller, Margaret, THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE DELUGE IN VERSE AND PICTURES, Hawthorn House, Windham, CT, 1936 1st ed, ill. by Margaret Fuller, 59pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Miss Margaret Fuller, of Norwich, CT, drawings and verses are full of unexpected quaint conceits., (Order No: 54495 ), $17.50

131. Gale, Agnes Cook, ACHILLES & HECTOR - ILIAD STORIES RETOLD FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, Rand, McNally & Co., Chicago, IL, (1903), B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), Tales are followed by: Descriptive Notes; A Pronoucing Index; A Reading List; and, Suggestions to Teachers., (Order No: 56374 ), $12.50

132. Gall, Alice Crew and Crew, Fleming H., WAGTAIL, Oxford University Press, New York, 1932, ill. by Kurt Wiese, 132pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's bookplate, A selection of the Junior Literary Guild., (Order No: 55052 ), $12.00

133. Garbutt, Bernard, UP GOES THE BIG TOP, Golden Gate Junior Books, San Carlos, CA, (1966), ill. by the author, 72pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Childrens picture story of the travelling big top. Nice clean and tight copy, NOT ex-lib !!!, (Order No: 3944 ), $12.50

134. Garis, Lilian, CLEO'S MISTY RAINBOW, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, (1927), ill. by Thelma Gooch, 270pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 49554 ), $8.00

135. Garrard, Phillis, RUNNING AWAY WITH NEBBY, Davic McKay Co-Jr. Lit Guild, Philadelphia - New York, (1944) 1st ed, ill. by Willy Pogany, 144pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Nebby was a wonderful pet, a horse who was to act in the movies and have exciting adventures with his runaway friends., (Order No: 50850 ), $12.50

136. Gay, Zhenya (written and illustrated by), LOOK !, The Viking Press, New York, 1952 1st ed, ill. by Zhenya Gay, unpaginated, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An enchanting first picture book for a small boy or girl. Little children will know it belongs to them, for all the animals are little too: baby bears, kittens, colts, puppies, chickens, and ducklings., (Order No: 51907 ), $50.00

137. George, Jean Craighead, JULIE, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, (1994), ill. by Wendell Minor, 230pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060235284 The Sequel to the Newbery-Award-Winning JUIE OF THE WOLVES. When Julie returns to her father's Eskimo village, she struggles to find a way to save her beloved wolves in a changing Arctic world and she falls in love with a young Siberian man., (Order No: 54548 ), $5.00

138. Gerson, Corinne, SON FOR A DAY, Atheneum, New York, 1980 1st ed, ill. by Velma Ilsley, 140pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) NEW - NOT EX-LIB, ISBN 068930742X With his mother on the West Coast and his aunt working nights and weekends, Danny acquires lots of families by getting to know divorced fathers and their sons when they visit the zoo., (Order No: 11493 ), $10.00

139. Gilbert, Nan, SIR GRUFF, THE WOOLLY DOG, Whitman Publishing Co., Racine, WI, 1947, ill. Florence Sarah Winship, unpaginated, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "fuzzys" in great shape, Petie and Gruff's adventure in returning the sled to its owner and the finding of a new friend, is a story all children will love., (Order No: 31712 ), $30.00

140. Gill, Frances (illustrated by Milo Winter) - inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in 1917, THE LITTLE DAYS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1917 1st ed, color frontis, B&W ill., 51pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) light edgewear to boards, A collection of poems for children. Light rubbing to the front board, and wear to corners of the boards., (Order No: 55373 ), $125.00

141. Glasgow, Aline, THE JOURNEY OF AKBAR, The Dial Press, Inc., New York, (1967) 1st ptg, ill. by J. C. Kocsis, 116pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The author, who is steeped in Hindu thought and legend, has written a tale of a boy's tortuous journey through the jungle and of the fateful decision he must make to determine his destiny., (Order No: 24466 ), $8.50

142. Glubok, Shirley, THE ART OF THE WOODLAND INDIANS, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, (1976) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 48pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) NOT Ex-Lib, ISBN 0027364402 A survey of the art and crafts of the forest-dwelling Indians of northern Atlantic seaboard and Great Lakes Region. Juvenile Literature., (Order No: 49467 ), $15.00

143. Goldsmith M. (verses by), THE JOLLY BAND - ULLMAN'S BLUE LINE SERIES, The Ullman Mfg. Co., New York, 1908, ill. by C Bernardt Wall, 16pp, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) with light edgewear, Color illustrations by C. Bernhardt Wall include title page, and six of children playing large band instruments., (Order No: 41692 ), $175.00

144. Goldstein, Rhoda, TOOLS OF THE SCIENTIST, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1967) 4th ptg, ill. by Lewis Zachs, 72pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Who Uses Tools?; It's a Small World; Exploring the Heavens; The Space Age Begins; The Secrets of the Sea; Our Fascinating Planet; Can Machines Think?; The Doctor Looks and Listens; Power from the Atom; Tools for Many Scientists., (Order No: 26236 ), $5.00

145. Goodall, John S., PADDY FINDS A JOB - A POP-UP STORY, Macmillan Children's Books, London, 1981, color illustrations, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0333315782, (Order No: 51386 ), $10.00

146. Greenfield, Eloise and Gilchrist, Jan Spivey (pictures by), NIGHT ON NEIGHBORHOOD STREET, Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, (1991) 1st ed, ill. by Jan Spivey, unpaginated, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803707789 A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening., (Order No: 45573 ), $20.00

147. Gridley, Marion E. (illustrated by Lone Wolf), INDIANS OF YESTERDAY, M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago, IL, (1940), color illustrations, 63pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A recognized authority on Indian legend, culture and customs, the author tells in a most fascinating manner interesting facts about "the people" who were the ancestors of our Indians today. Illustrated by the noted Lone Wolf, and outstanding Blackfoot Indian., (Order No: 56001 ), $12.50

148. Grimm, Jakob Ludwig Karl and Grimm, Wilhelm Karl (translated by Elizabeth Shub), THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1980) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688802338 No longer wanted by their masters, a donkey, a cat, and a rooster set out for Bremen to become musicians. Unread copy from the illustrator's estate., (Order No: 18206 ), $12.50

149. Grodin, Elissa D. (illustrated by Maureen K. Brookfield), N IS FOR NUTMEG: A CONNECTICUT ALPHABET, Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea, MI, (2003) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1585361240 An alphabet book that introduces Connecticut's history, culture, and landscape from the state bird, American Robin, to the letter Z in Noah Webster's dictionary., (Order No: 55494 ), $10.00

150. Guertik, Helene, OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY! - A STORY WITH PICTURES - USE CRAYONS OR COLOR PENCILS FOR FINISHING - A PERE CASTOR BOOK, Artists and Writers Guild, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1935, color illustrations, 20pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), Designed by Pere Castor, whose real name is Paul Faucher and who is interested in modern methods of education. This "is not a paint book or an ordinary drawing book. In this book you do not have to copy designs; you only have to finish the incomplete pictures, and color them with crayons." Obviously an early activity book, and some of the lines for the incomplete pictures have been filled in, but so well that I did not even realize it at first. No other color has been done, just some well done lines where they should be., (Order No: 46118 ), $150.00

151. Hader, Berta and Hader, Elmer, THE FRIENDLY PHOEBE, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1953 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 47pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), When Mr. and Mrs. McGinty found the baby phoebe in their garden they adopted the little orphan. The McGintys, who loved all the birds and animals on their hillside, fed him with a medicine dropper, made him a warm nest in a strawberry box and when he was stronger, made a big roomy cage for him., (Order No: 52224 ), $30.00

152. Hall, Norman H. (designed by); Breuer, Matilda (pictures by), THE SMEDLEY & OLSEN SERIES - WORK AND PLAY WITH WORDS, Hall & McCreary Company, Chicago, IL, (1926), B&W and color illustrations, unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), "First steps in the recognition of printed words and sentances as symbols of ideas." An exceptionally nice unused and complete copy of an early school workbook., (Order No: 45237 ), $20.00

153. Hall, Rosalys, MIRANDA'S DRAGON, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1968), ill. by Kurt Werth, 39pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Miranda, the innkeeper's daughter, met a dragon in the spring woods one day while walking with her sweetheart, the barber. And what did her sweetheart do? Why the cowardly barber thrust Miranda at the dragon, crying, "Eat her. Eat Miranda, not me!" Then promptly ran away. Is it any wonder that Miranda refuses the barber and prefers the dragon?, (Order No: 29413 ), $17.50

154. Hamilton, Virginia, TIME-AGO LOST: MORE TALES OF JAHDU, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1973), ill. by Ray Prather, 87pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Mama Luka has learned that her building is to be torn down and she knows that she will soon have to move from her "tight little room in a fine good place called Harlem." But once Mama Luka reaches into the air to "catch" a Jahdu story, the encroaching world is closed out and magic prevails., (Order No: 29599 ), $5.00

155. Hamilton, Virginia (told by), THE PEOPLE COULD FLY: AMERICAN BLACK FOLKTALES, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, (1985), ill. by Leo & Diane Dillon, 180pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0394869257 Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope., (Order No: 53561 ), $7.00

156. Hamilton, Eleanor, WHAT MADE ME? A BOOK FOR BOYS & GIRLS ABOUT THE WONDERS OF BIRTH, Hawthorn Books, Inc., Pub., New York, (1970) 1st ptg, unpaginated, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), "This book has been written to help you communicate to your children the wonderful story of birth, including the role of sexuality. It should be read or told to a child when he is between six and eight years old." Uncommon title., (Order No: 55745 ), $45.00

157. Harrah, Barbara K., SPORTS BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1978, 526pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with Usual Markings, ISBN 0810811545, (Order No: 49366 ), $10.00

158. Harris, Joel Chandler (Illustrated by A. B. Frost, J. M. Conde and Frank Verbeck), TOLD BY UNCLE REMUS - NEW STORIES OF THE OLD PLANTATION, McClure, Phillips & Co., New York, 1905 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 295pp, good++, pictorial red cloth, teg (hardcover) - SEE NOTE, A nice clean and tight copy of the first edition (October, 1905, N) of this Uncle Remus classic. Please note that there is a small tear to the tissue guard of the frontispiece and light fading to the spine and some red dye on the front cover has run over part of the white on the pictorial front board. Internally very clean and tight., (Order No: 49849 ), $95.00

159. Hart, Philip, THE BLACK SKIMMER: A STORY OF ADVENTURE AND MYSTERY, The Saalfield Publishing Co., Akron, OH, (1929), B&W frontis, 242pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Among the assistants with a group of scientists on the BLACK SKIMMER, sailing to Florida, is Van Arvin. The death of his father has forced him to leave school, and he is fortunate to be chosen for this service. He is entrusted with a box by a member of the crew, and has many adventures in keeping it safe., (Order No: 39276 ), $10.00

160. Haskins, Francine, I REMEMBER "121", Children's Book Press, San Francisco, CA, (1991), ill. by Francine Haskins, unpaginated, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) signed by author 9-22-91, "121" was the three-story brick house on S Street in Washington D.C. that Francine Haskins and her family grew up in. - The author describes her family life and daily activities from the ages of three to nine and celebrates the experience of growing up in a traditional African-American community in Washington, DC., (Order No: 31874 ), $45.00

161. Hausman, Gerald, BETH: THE LITTLE GIRL OF PINE KNOLL, The Bookstone Press, Lenox, Massachusetts, (1974), ill. by Bob Totten, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) sticker front free endpaper, ISBN 0912846089 Beth's world was her grandfather and Pine Knoll, Queen of the natural world. NOTE - special collections sticker on front free endpapeer - deaccessioned., (Order No: 53739 ), $12.50

162. Haviland, Virginia and Coughlan, Margaret N. (introduction by), YANKEE DOODLE'S LITERARY SAMPLER OF PROSE, POETRY, & PICTURES, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1974) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 466pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0690002696 "Being an Anthology of Diverse Works Published for the Edification and/or Entertainment of Young Readers in America Before 1900. Selected from the Rare Book Collections of the Library of Congress.", (Order No: 11785 ), $12.50

163. Hawcock, David and MacAllister, Patrick, PUZZLE POWER!: MULTIDIMENSIONAL CODES, ILLUSIONS, NUMBERS, AND BRAINTEASERS, Little, Brown & Company, Canada, (1994), color ill., unpaginated, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0316540854 Here are ten clever spreads that include codes, illusions, number games, and logic puzzles., (Order No: 32981 ), $7.00

164. Headley, Elizabeth, CATCHPENNY STREET, Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1951, 223pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, The captivating story of a young girl during the early years of the twentieth century., (Order No: 39828 ), $14.50

165. Hearn, Julie, THE MINISTER'S DAUGHTER, Atheneum, New York, (2005) 1st ptg, 264pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689876904 Published in Great Britain under the title of "The Merrybegot." In 1645 in England, the daughters of the town minister successfully accuse a local healer and her granddaughter of witchcraft to conceal an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, but years later during the 1692 Salem trials their lie has unexpected repercussions., (Order No: 54156 ), $7.00

166. Helme, Eleanor E., FRIENDS OF FIELD AND FOREST, Dodge Publishing Company, New York, plates by Barbara Briggs, 95pp, good+, gray cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Animals include: The Dormouse; The Hare; "Brer Rabbit"; The Harvest Mouse; The Wood Mouse; The Stoat; The Weasel; The Water Vole; The Field Vole; The Wild Cat; The Pine Marten; The Squirrel; The Badger; The Otter; The Fox; The Hedgehog., (Order No: 40347 ), $35.00

167. Helps, Racey, DILLY DUCK'S PARTY - A BONNIE LOOK 'N' SEE BOOK, Samuel Lowe Company, Kenosha, WI, (1952), color illustrations, unpaginated, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy, probably never read. Pond insert still provides a reflection as designed., (Order No: 46191 ), $15.00

168. Henry, Marguerite, BORN TO TROT, Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, IL, (1951), ill. by Wesley Dennis, 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, (Order No: 55021 ), $7.50

169. Henty, G. A., IN THE HANDS OF THE CAVE-DWELLERS, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1900 1st ed, 205pp, 2pp ads, good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB See Note, Nice clean and tight copy from the "vault" of a small library. Faint (very hard to see) spine number, library stamp on front pastedown and endpaper and title page and half-title page, and "Date Due" slip with a 1924 date, and a 1939 date. Slight cant to the book block., (Order No: 49948 ), $125.00

170. Henty, G. A., CONDEMNED AS A NIHILIST: A STORY OF ESCAPE FROM SIBERIA, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1912, illustrated by Walter Paget, 332pp, ads, very good, decorated green cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, "An account of life in the convict establishments in Siberia." The hero os this story is an English boy resident in St. Petersburg. Through two student friends he becomes innocently involved in various political plots, resulting in his seizure by the Russian police and his exile to Siberia. Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 54531 ), $20.00

171. Hibben, Thomas, THE CARPENTER'S TOOL CHEST, The Junior Literary Guild, New York, 1933, B&W ill. by the author, 209pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) chip on rear of jacket, Contents include: The Tools in the Chest; Tools of the Stone Age; Tools of the Bronze Age; Tools of the Iron Age; Tools of the Middle Ages; and, Tools of the Renaissance., (Order No: 55608 ), $17.50

172. Higgins, Regina, MAGIC KINGDOMS: DISCOVERING THE JOYS OF CHILDHOOD CLASSICS WITH YOUR CHILD, Simon & Schuster, New York, (1992) 1st ptg, 220pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671735969 Higgins explores the vision of childhood that we find in our favorite classics and explains how these books empower our children through imagination., (Order No: 13179 ), $4.50

173. Hillig, Chuck, THE MAGIC KING, Stillpoint Publishing, Walpole, NH, (1984) 1st ptg, ill. by Blue Hesik, unpaginated, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) small closed tear jacket, ISBN 0913299073 Young readers will take an enchanting journey into the kingdom of the Magic King whois a ruler unlike any other they will ever meet. He is special because he is the only king who shares with his people the secret of how to build their own kingdom., (Order No: 47445 ), $15.00

174. Hoban, Russell (warmly inscribed by), KLEINZEIT, Jonathan Cape, London, (1974) 1st ed, 191pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0224009648 Warmly inscribed on the front free endpaper to his editor, "For Urse with love from Russ 10 April, 1974", (Order No: 31032 ), $250.00

175. Hodgdon, Jeannette Rector, THE ENCHANTED PAST: TRUE STORIES OF THE LANDS WHERE CIVILIZATION BEGAN, Ginn and Company, Boston, MA, (1922), B&W illustrations, 230pp, very good, decorated blue cloth (hardcover) inscribed by author, A childrens text, probably for elementary school.Contents include: The Hindus; The Egyptians; The Chinese; The Babylonians, Assyrians, And Chaldeans; The Persians; The Hebrews; The Greeks; The Romans; Glossary., (Order No: 53332 ), $10.00

176. Hogner, Dorothy Childs, THE CAT FAMILY, Oxford University Press, New York, 1956, ill. by Nils Hogner, 68pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 36635 ), $20.00

177. Holland, Rupert Sargent, YANKEE SHIPS IN PIRATE WATERS, Gardem City Publishing Co., New York, (1931), col. ill by Frank Schoonover, 317pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Eight exciting tales of the days when Yankee captains dared make strange voyages in wild waters to trade with black devils and deal with black magic.", (Order No: 55461 ), $15.00

178. Holling, Holling Clancy (written and illustrated by), TREE IN THE TRAIL, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1942) 1st ed, ill. by Holling C. Holling, unpaginated, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The story of a cottonwood tree., (Order No: 40547 ), $30.00

179. Holmes, Efner Tudor (illustrated by Tasha Tudor), THE CHRISTMAS CAT, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1976) 2nd ptg, ill. by Tasha Tudor, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owners inscription, ISBN 0690012675 On one cold Christmas eve, an abandoned cat and a little boy receive a bit of seasonal magic., (Order No: 55349 ), $15.00

180. Holsaert, Eunice, A BOOK TO BEGIN ON OUTER SPACE, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1959), ill. by Ronni Solbert, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Using examples from everyday experience to illustrate new concepts, the book describes in simple words the 3-stage rocket, lack of oxygen and weightlessness in outer space, clothing and equipment needs of space men, building a space station, and possibilities of exploring the moon and planets., (Order No: 32040 ), $15.00

181. Hosmer, Margaret, LENNY, THE ORPHAN; TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS, The John C. Winston Co., Philadelphia, PA, orig pub 1869, B&W frontis, 255pp, good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover), Christmas 1909 inscription on the first blank leaf of this early reprint of the 1869 first edition., (Order No: 50092 ), $20.00

182. Hough, Charlotte, JIM TIGER, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1956), ill. by the author, 32pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small closed tear on dj, Jim the Tiger's adventures in the author-artist's first picture book., (Order No: 36449 ), $12.50

183. Houston, John, THE MEDDYBEMPS FAIR, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, (1973) 1st ptg, ill. by Winnie Fitch, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 020102991X Describes in verse the special things to look for on the way to the Meddybemps Fair., (Order No: 53435 ), $60.00

184. Hughes, Dean, HONESTLY, MYRON, Atheneum, New York, 1982 1st ed, ill. by Martha Weston, 149pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) NEW - NOT EX-LIB, ISBN 0689308817 Fifth-grader Myron takes his teacher's lesson on the importance of honesty very seriously and becomes absolutely honest at all times. He is confused by the hostility his new attitude provokes in the community., (Order No: 11547 ), $10.00

185. Hurd, Edith Thacher, CABOOSE, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., New York, 1950 1st ed, ill. by Clement Hurd, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), Exceptionally nice "like-new" copy. The story of a caboose always bumping along behind one of the fastest freight trains in the yard., (Order No: 42122 ), $85.00

186. Hurlimann, Ruth, THE MOUSE WITH THE DAISY HAT, David White, New York, (1971), color illustrations, unpaginated, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, ISBN 0872502457 Miss Selina Town Mouse was very proud of her new daisy hat - it made her feel adventurous and she decided to take a trip into the country. Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 49544 ), $12.50

187. Hyde, E. A. Watson, LITTLE SISTERS TO THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS: OR THE BLUE BIRDS OF GRASSYBANK, Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, IL, (1917), ill. by Ella Dolbear Lee, 64pp, good, pictorial paper covered boards (hardcover), (Order No: 32139 ), $7.50

188. Irving, Washington, THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW - THE EDITHA SERIES FOR LITTLE GIRLS, H. M. Caldwell Co. Pub., New York, (1908), B&W illustrations, 63pp, good+, light green cloth (hardcover) pictorial pastedown, (Order No: 45258 ), $20.00

189. Isadora, Rachel, JESSE & ABE, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1981) 1st ed, ill. by Rachel Isadora, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688803024 When Abe, a theater doorman, is late to work, his grandson Jesse realizes how important he is to the show., (Order No: 17774 ), $10.00

190. Isham, Charlotte H., FREDDIE, Franklin Publishing Company, Phildelphia, PA, (1974) 2nd ptg, ill. by Carol A. Hoover, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, Come along with Freddie and watch him as he outgrows his small home pool and suddenly finds himself in the river! Inscribed by the author, "For Janina Domanska In appreciation, and with affection. Sincerely, Charlotte H. Isham August 1975." Janina Domanska was herself a childrens author and illustrator., (Order No: 17899 ), $15.00

191. Jackman, Stuart, A GAME OF SOLDIERS, Atheneum, New York, 1982 1st ed, 303pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689112378 A novel of the World at War from 1939-1945., (Order No: 11514 ), $8.50

192. Jackson, Elizabeth Rhodes, BEACON HILL CHILDREN: OR, CHRONICLES OF THE COREY FAMILY AS TOLD BY DEE, L. C. Page & Company, Boston, MA, (1947) 1st ptg, ill. by Deane Cate, 218pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name on ffep, The Corey children--Dee, age eleven and her brothers, Jack, age thirteen, and Beany, age six--and their dog Reginald live in a lovely old house on "The Street of Memories" near the river side of Boston's historic Beacon Hill. Here are the interesting and exciting adventures related by Dee., (Order No: 53421 ), $75.00

193. Jackson, Kathryn and Jackson, Byron (pictures by Richard Scarry), MOUSE'S HOUSE, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1949), ill. by Richard Scarry, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An exceptionally nice copy of this early Richard Scarry work with "12 pages of touch-me materials," felt covered animals. The felt images are like new with no wear at all. There is only the lightest of wear to the corners of the pictorial boards and dustjacket., (Order No: 43702 ), $150.00

194. Jackson, Sheila, SIMPLE PUPPETRY, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1969), B&W and color illustrations, 103pp, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0289795842, (Order No: 265 ), $7.50

195. Januszewska, Hanna, SZESC GRUBYCH RYB, Nasza Ksiegarnia, Poland, 1973, ill. by J. Wilkon, 88pp, very good, gray cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Text in Polish (illustrations can be read in any language!), (Order No: 27645 ), $40.00

196. Jennings, Michael (story by), ROBIN GOODFELLOW AND THE GIANT DWARF, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1981) 1st ptg, ill. by Tomie de Paola, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0070324514 A mischievous elf plays a prank on a slow-witted giant., (Order No: 32034 ), $11.50

197. Johansen, Hanna (story by) and Bhend, Kathi (pictures by) (translated by John Barrett), HENRIETTA AND THE GOLDEN EGGS, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston, MA, (2003) 2nd ptg, ill. by Kathi Bhend, unpaginated, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 1567922104 The persistence of Henrietta, one of 3,333 chickens on a chicken farm, leads to a better life for them all., (Order No: 54409 ), $7.50

198. Johns, Rowland; Brown, Paul (illustrated by), JOCK: THE KING'S PONY, E. P. Dutton and Company, New York, (1936) 3rd ptg, ill. by Paul Brown, 60pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Here is a story of a deep devotion between a great man and a famous horse: George V, late King of England, and Jock, his favorite pony., (Order No: 50853 ), $125.00

199. Johnson, Angela; Steptoe, Javaka (illustrated by), IN DADDY'S ARMS I AM TALL: AFRICAN AMERICANS CELEBRATING FATHERS, Lee & Low Books, Inc., New York, (1997) 4th ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by illustrator in 1998, ISBN 1880000318 A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers by Angela Johnson., (Order No: 55282 ), $7.50

200. Johnson, Rossiter, PHAETON ROGERS: A NOVEL OF BOY LIFE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1912, B&W illustrations, 344pp, very good, decorated olive green cloth (hardcover) inscribed, Inscribed by the author in 1914., (Order No: 52486 ), $45.00

201. Johnson, Ruth; and Johnson, Foster (written and illustrated by) inscribed by the authors, THE RETURN OF BOO AND SAM, Bayberry Hill Press, Meriden, CT, 1969, color ill. tipped in, 35pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) with glassine jacket, Written on the island of Barbados in the winter of 1968. Before the book was printed in 1969, Boo (a Green Tail Monkey) died at her home. Her mate, Sam, missed his mate terribly, and to help alleviate his grieving his cage WAS left open so he could come and go and visit his relatives in the jungle. One of 150 numbered copies. UNCOMMON., (Order No: 54344 ), $100.00

202. Kalashnikoff, Nicholas, MY FRIEND YAKUB, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1953) 1st ed, ill. by Feodor Rojankovsky, 249pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, Nicholas Kalashnikoff's true story of his peasant friend Yakub--which is also the story of a period in his own life., (Order No: 45222 ), $12.50

203. Kean, Edward (pictures by Art Seiden), HOWDY DOODY AND CLARABELL - A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK - NUMBER 121, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1951) 1st ed, color illustrations, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) never read, Nice tight copy, faint stain on boards (hard to see) and probably never read. First edition with "A" on last page., (Order No: 56332 ), $10.00

204. Kean, Edward (pictures by Art Seiden), HOWDY DOODY IN FUNLAND - A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK - NUMBER 172, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1953) 1st ed, color illustrations, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) small "chew" rear corner, Clean and tight copy, but with a small "chew" at the lower corner of the rear board not affecting any pages. First Edition with "A" on last page., (Order No: 56333 ), $10.00

205. Kean, Edward (pictures by Art Seiden), HOWDY DOODY AND THE PRINCESS - A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK - NUMBER 135, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1952) 1st ed, color illustrations, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover) never read, Very nice clean and tight copy, probably never read. First edition with "A" on last page., (Order No: 56334 ), $10.00

206. Kean, Edward (Based on the UPA Cartoon) (picturs by Art Seiden), HOWDY DOODY AND HIS MAGIC HAT - A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK - NUMBER 184, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1954) 1st ed, color illustrations, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) name in "belongs to", Nice clean and tight copy with child's name in pencil in the "belongs to" block. First edition with "A" on last page., (Order No: 56336 ), $15.00

207. Keane, Edward (pictures by Liz Dauber and Dan Gormley), HOWDY DOODY'S CIRCUS - A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK - NUMBER 99, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1950) B, color illustrations, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) never read, Nice clean and tight unread copy. Second printing "B" on last page., (Order No: 56331 ), $7.50

208. Kellogg's Singing Lady, MOTHER GOOSE AS TOLD BY KELLOGG'S SINGING LADY, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI, 1933, color ill. by Vernon Grant, 30pp, very good, wraps (softcover) some crayon on rear/front cover, A unique item for your Mother Goose collection done by Kellogg's as a promotion for Kellogg's Rice Krispies. Great illustrations of Snap, Crackle and Pop. Linen finish paper, rear cover has some red crayon (within the lines) in three spots, and a small spot on the duck's bill on the front cover (in fact I did not even realize it at first) - not offensive., (Order No: 46116 ), $50.00

209. Kerr, M. E., ME, ME, ME, ME, ME: NOT A NOVEL, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1983) 1st ed, 212pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060231920 "This is an answer to many letters from kids wanting to know if the things I write about really happened to me. This is what really happened to me when I was a kid, as I remember it, but I've changed some names and details of other people involved in the incidents I describe.", (Order No: 31370 ), $10.00

210. King, Marian (illustrated by Elizabeth Enright), KEES AND KLEINTJE, Albert Whitman & Co., Chicago, IL, (1934) 1st ed, ill. by Elizabeth Enright, 80pp, good, red cloth with pictorial pastedown (hardcover), Contents include: A Busy Afternoon; Kees and His Family; The Secret; Kees and Kleintje at Work; The Wooden Shoes; Old Bret Has News; On Old Bret's Boat; Alkmaar; The Flower Show., (Order No: 54269 ), $30.00

211. Kingman, Lee, PIERRE PIDGEON, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1943, ill. by Arnold Edwin Bare, unpaginated, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) - SEE NOTE, Pierre Pidgeon lived in Canada on a point of land called the Gaspe. He liked to play with his Newfoundland dog, Genvieve, to help his mother sell the bread she baked in her outdoor oven, and to sail in his father's fishing boat. But most of all he liked to build ship models. NOTE - this copy at one time had been processed by a library, a pocket placed in the rear (now gone), but never made it to the shelves, and never circulated and no other marks. Exceptionally nice inside, no markings., (Order No: 45686 ), $30.00

212. Kingsley, Charles (color illustrations by Harry G. Theaker), THE WATER-BABIES, Ward, Lock & Company, Ltd., London, n.d. c1920s, 48 colour plates, 336pp, ads, very good+, rebound in 3/4 green leather (hardcover), Lovely copy suitable for gift giving that has been rebound in 3/4 green leather (light fading to the spine) with marbled boards. Spine with raised bands and six compartments with gilt stampings., (Order No: 54510 ), $75.00

213. Kipling, Rudyard, THE BRUSHWOOD BOY, Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1899, ill. by Orson Lovell, 119pp, good, decorated green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 32138 ), $15.00

214. Knowlton, Jack, BOOKS AND LIBRARIES, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, (1991) 1st ed, pictures by Harriett Barton, 36pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060216093 For children, a history of books and libraries from their beginnings in Babylon, Egypt, and China, through the Greeks and the Middle Ages, to the present day., (Order No: 36914 ), $15.00

215. Konopnicka, Maria (adapted by Catherine Fornier), THE GOLDEN SEED, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1962) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Each day the King dreamed of the clothing gold would buy for his people. One day a wise old merchant came bearing a sack of greenish-brown seeds, and he promised the King that the seed would grow into gold! From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38320 ), $15.00

216. Krauss, Ruth; Sendak, Maurice (pictures by), A HOLE IS TO DIG: A FIRST BOOK OF FIRST DEFINITIONS, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1952), ill. by Maurice Sendak, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) - See Note, An Exceptionally nice copy, owners name on top front of dustjacket and on front free endpaper. Typed poem on Love, taped to rear free endpaper with one strip of tape at top. $1.50 price on dustjacket flap, teal cloth spine with paper covered boards illustrated same as dustjacket. Grr-r-r appears on page 23 next to little girl indicating later printing of the first edition. Again, an exceptionally nice copy., (Order No: 31447 ), $125.00

217. Krauss, Ruth (story by) and Simont, Marc (pictures by), THE BACKWARD DAY, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1950, ill. by Marc Simont, unpaginated, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, A little boy woke up one morning and said to himself, "Today is backward day." This is a wonderful beginning for a book--and for a day. CONDITION NOTE - Two small chips on the spine of the dustjacket, and a 2 inch closed tear on the front panel of the dustjacket., (Order No: 54222 ), $25.00

218. Krauss, Ruth (story by) and Richter, Mischa (pictures by), THE GREAT DUFFY, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1946) 1st ed, ill. by Mischa Richter, unpaginated, very good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, Here is the story of Tommy Duffy, content to be too little in a too big world, pleased with little small boy successes, and quite willing to wait another year to walk to school alone. CONDITION NOTE - There is a closed tear across the top of the front cover of the dustjacket, and small chips at the top and bottom of the spine of the dustjacket and a small one at the bottom of the front cover of the dj., (Order No: 54224 ), $75.00

219. Krauss, Ruth (pictures by Maurice Sendak), A VERY SPECIAL HOUSE, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1953), ill. by Maurice Sendak, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards black cloth spine (hardcover) no dj, (Order No: 56783 ), $10.00

220. Krensky, Stephen, DANGEROUS CROSSING: THE REVOLUTIONARY VOYAGE OF JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, Dutton Children's Books, New York, (2005) 1st ed, ill. by Stephen Krensky, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0525469664 In 1778, ten-year-old Johnny Adams and his father make a dangerous mid-winter voyage from Massachusetts to Paris in hopes of gaining support for the colonies during the American Revolution., (Order No: 54543 ), $10.00

221. Krull, Kathleen (in a production written by), HOUDINI: WORLD'S GREATEST MYSTERY MAN AND ESCAPE KING, Walker & Company, New York, (2005) 1st ptg, ill. by Eric Velasquez, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802789544 The remarkable story of a living legend who became the most famous name in magic., (Order No: 54544 ), $10.00

222. Kuhn, Lois Harris, THE WORLD OF JO DAVIDSON, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1958) 1st ptg, ill. by Leonard E. Fisher, 181pp, good w/good dj, A joint publication with the Jewish Publication Society, this is biography of Davidson is written for Juveniles., (Order No: 11375 ), $15.00

223. Kunhardt, Dorothy, ONCE THERE WAS A LITTLE BOY, The Viking Press, New York, 1946, ill. by Helen Sewell, 67pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Stories of the Christ Child when He was five., (Order No: 19028 ), $10.00

224. Kunhardt, Dorothy, GAS STATION GUS, Harper & Brothers, Pub., New York, (1962), ill. by Janina Domanska, 64pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple closed tears dj, A typical day for Gus is filled with new people to meet, new problems to solve, and new adventures. Gus wishes that his customers were not quite so rushed - he would love them to stay and talk to him. From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38314 ), $35.00

225. L'Hommedieu, Dorothy K., MACGREGOR - THE LITTLE BLACK SCOTTIE, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1946) 5th ptg, ill. by Marguerite Kirmse, 56pp, good, pictorial boards w/good dustjacket (hardcover), MacGregor had a great deal of Scotch spirit and he wanted to act the hero, especially in front of the three little kittens who live in the barn., (Order No: 50852 ), $75.00

226. Laskowski, Jerzy, MASTER OF THE ROYAL CATS, The Seabury Press, New York, (1965), ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A humorous excursion through an Egypt that might have been. From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38318 ), $15.00

227. Laskowski, Jerzy [Domanska, Janina], THE DRAGON LIKED SMOKED FISH, The Seabury Press, New York, (1967), ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "Here is a story you have never heard before, about a girl named Ming and her brother Ting who lived in China hundreds of years ago." An unread copy from the author/illustrator's estate., (Order No: 43290 ), $20.00

228. Lathrop, Dorothy P., LET THEM LIVE, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1951 1st ptg, ill. by Dorothy P. Lathrop, 80pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) small owner bookplate, Here is a book that combines a love and understanding of animals with a scientific knowledge of just how every creature contributes to the interdependence of all life on earth. No one but an artist could tell these fascinating stories and show you this wild kindred of ours, each one busy living its own life in wood or field or stream. Small owner's bookplate on the front pastedown - Two Dollar price on dustjacket., (Order No: 53498 ), $75.00

229. Lattimore, Eleanor Frances (written and illustrated by), LITTLE PEAR: THE STORY OF A LITTLE CHINESE BOY, Junior Literary Guild, Inc., New York, 1931, B&W illustrations, 144pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket owner's bookplate, (Order No: 55264 ), $7.00

230. Lawrence, Mildred, THE QUESTING HEART, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, (1959) 1st ed, 191pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "A warmhearted story for teen-age girls full of a bubbling sense of life and sound values.", (Order No: 34755 ), $12.50

231. Lawson, Robert, MCWHINNEY'S JAUNT, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1951 8th ptg, ill. by Robert Lawson, 77pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "Mr. Purslane was sitting in his garden resting. He wasn't resting from anything special - just resting. Suddenly Mr. Purslane was surprised to see a man on a bicycle come riding up the driveway. He was a rather odd-looking man and it was an odde-looking bicycle." A nice copy of an uncommon Robert Lawson title., (Order No: 27138 ), $30.00

232. Lawson, Robert (set down by), COUNTRY COLIC, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944 1st ed, ill. by Robert Lawson, 70pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "Being sundry Remarks and Observations concerning the Joys, Perils & Vexations of RUSTIC RESIDENCE Together with certain Suggestions of a Cautionary Nature for the Enlightenment & Guidance of the Inexperienced. " Arranged as a glossary and lavishly embellished with numerous diagrams drawn from life by the author., (Order No: 27139 ), $7.00

233. Lawton, Charles, CLARKVILLE'S BATTERY: OR "BASEBALL VERSUS GANGSTERS" - CHAMPION SPORT STORIES, Cupples & Leon Company, New York, (1937), 203pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Acidic paper used for text., (Order No: 51352 ), $10.00

234. Lear, Edward, WHIZZ!, Hamish Hamilton, London, (1974), ill. by Janina Domanska, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISDN 0241024757 Five limericks by Edward Lear. Unread copy from the illustrator's estate., (Order No: 9562 ), $7.50

235. Lenski, Lois (story and pictures by), PHEBE FAIRCHILD: HER BOOK, Frederick A. Stokes Co., New York, 1936 1st ed, illustrated by the author, 316pp, good+ brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, signed SEE NOTE, A nice clean and tight copy which would be very good except for a slight cant to the book block. First Edition "Signed by the author artist - Lois Lenski - Dec. 1936" on the half title page in ink along with a drawing of a flower., (Order No: 53116 ), $100.00

236. Lenski, Lois (written and illustrated by), PURITAN ADVENTURE, J.B. Lippincott Company, New York, 1944 1st ed, illustrated by Lois Lenski, 224pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, light wear to cloth, An authentic picture in text and illustrations of the Puritans and the tribe of Massachusetts Indians. Owner's inscription on the front free endpaper., (Order No: 53191 ), $20.00

237. Lenski, Lois (story and pictures by), OCEAN-BORN MARY, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1939) 9th ptg, B&W illustrations, 388pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, Ocean-Born Mary was a real person. She was born in mid-ocean, while her parents, a young Scotch-Irish couple, were voyaging to America in 1720. Shortly after her birth, the ship was captured by pirates. NOTE - This copy bound in pictorial boards - LIPPINCOTT LONGLIFE BINDING. Nice clean and tight copy with blank bookplate loosely attached to front free endpaper., (Order No: 55504 ), $75.00

238. Lent, Blair (story and pictures by), JOHN TABOR'S RIDE, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1966), color illustrations, 48pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author first hear about John Tabor's Ride from a friend on Nantucket. He later found the legend in ETCHINGS OF A WHALING CRUISE (1846). There are other interpretations in other books, but this is the most colorul and probably the first one told, and here present for children by Blair Lent., (Order No: 55496 ), $45.00

239. Leskov, Nicholas (adapted from the Russian by Babette Deutsch and Avrahm Yarmolinsky), THE STEEL FLEA - REVISED EDITION, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1964), ill. by Janina Domanska, 56pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The Czar made a visit to England, and on his departure the English presented him with a microscopic dancing steel flea. General Platov who was with the Czar was unhappy and he took the flea - herein lies the tale. From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38321 ), $12.50

240. Levitin, Sonia, REIGNING CATS AND DOGS, Atheneum, New York, 1978 1st ed, ill. by Joan Berg Victor, 152pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689108680 An account of family pets; how Barney was saved from banishment by obedience school; how people who never cared about cats came to love a particular pair of misfits; and how Baron, the always circumspect, easily outraged family retainer was afforded dignity even in death., (Order No: 38692 ), $15.00

241. Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman (decorations by John Huehnergarth), TO BEAT A TIGER, ONE NEEDS A BROTHER'S HELP: A STORY OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN WAR-TORN CHINA, The John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1956) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 215pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is a story of Chinese youth's struggle with the tiger of war. Author was awarded the Newbery Medal for YOUNG FU., (Order No: 42664 ), $20.00

242. Lewis, Stephen, ZOO CITY -- (A TRANSFORMATION BOOK), Greenwillow Books, New York, (1976) 1st ptg, photos by Stephen Lewis, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688860001 By matching the photograph of an inanimate city object on the upper half of a split page with the photograph of the animal it resembles on the lower half, the reader also completes the name of the animal involved., (Order No: 29659 ), $25.00

243. Livingston, Myra Cohn (selected by); Zallinger, Jean (illustrated by), POEMS FOR BROTHERS, POEMS FOR SISTERS, Holiday House, New York, (1991) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823408612 A collection of poems exploring the relationship between bothers and sisters, by authors including X. J. Kennedy, Lewis Carroll, and Ted Hughes., (Order No: 55532 ), $10.00

244. Loeper, John J., GALLOPING GERTRUDE: BY MOTORCAR IN 1908, Atheneum, New York, 1980 1st ed, 66pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) NEW - NOT EX-LIB, ISBN 0689307497 Grandfather, grandmother, and grandchildren experience almost every possible mishap as they make a 30-mile car trip in 1908. Illustrated with old prints and advertisements., (Order No: 11499 ), $10.00

245. Lopez, Barry, CROW AND WEASEL, North Point Press, San Francisco, 1990 1st ed, ill. by Tom Pohrt, 63pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0865474397 Author's Note: CROWN AND WEASEL, set in myth time and written with respect for Native American values and oral tradition, is a work of fiction. it does not derive, as far as I know, from any indigenous North American tradition. NOTE: Gilt stampings on both spine and front board, as First Edition., (Order No: 24545 ), $15.00

246. Lounsberry, Lionel, THE QUAKER SPY: A TALE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR - BOYS OF LIBERTY LIBRARY, David McKay, Publisher, Philadelphia, PA, (1896), B&W frontis, 238pp, good, decorated tan cloth (hardcover) light wear, stain on rear, (Order No: 46163 ), $10.00

247. Lovell, Lucile, THE WALCOTT TWINS, The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1904 (1900), ill. by Ida Waugh, 211pp, very good, decorated green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 28234 ), $17.50

248. Lyttleton, Kay, JEAN CRAIG IN NEW YORK - WORLD JUNIOR LIBRARY, The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, OH, (1948), 213pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) some mottling to cloth, Further adventures of Jean Craig in the glamour and excitement of New York City., (Order No: 53568 ), $5.00

249. MacGregor, Ellen, MISS PICKERELL GOES TO THE ARCTIC, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1954) 17th ptg, ill. by Paul Galdone, 126pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Miss Pickerell is with us again - this time clothed in skin boots, wolverine-lined parka, snow shoes, and carrying the inevitable umbrella. In the far north, bent on rescuing a lost weather expedition, she and her companions face desperate danger themselves when they run out of fuel and are forced to land on the vast, cold snows of the arctic region., (Order No: 49796 ), $10.00

250. Mackenzie, Compton, TOLD, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1930, color plates by A. H. Watson, 175pp, good, faded green spine (hardcover) no jacket, wear to corners, These children's stories have appeared in JOY STREET, THE TREASURE SHIP, and THE RADIO TIMES., (Order No: 53221 ), $35.00

251. Maguire, Emma M., TWO LITTLE INDIANS, The Hamming Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, (1908), B&W illustrations, 96pp, good, brown cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover) lt wear, This is a story of Indian childhood, told in language that is as beautiful as it is simple. The matter is founded on historical facts, and is divided into little chapters, affording a collection of continuous, attractive stories, easy for the child to grasp. Nice clean and tight copy with light edgewear to the pictorial boards., (Order No: 45529 ), $20.00

252. Manushkin, Fran (pictures by Ronald Himler), BABY, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1972) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 006024061X "A very special book for mothers-to-be to share with their smaller children.", (Order No: 55744 ), $15.00

253. Marshall, James (retold and illustrated by), RED RIDING HOOD, Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, (1987) 1st ed, ill. by James Marshall, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803703449 The inimitable James Marshall embellishes a familiar tale with irreverent flourishes that will have young readers--and their elders as well--rolling with laughter all the way through to the madcap finale., (Order No: 53100 ), $8.50

254. Martin, Ann M., A CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE, Scholastic Press, New York, (2002) 1st ptg, 191pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0439388805 A story of a complicated and fated friendship. Newbery Honor Book., (Order No: 54263 ), $5.00

255. Martin, Jacqueline Briggs (illustrated by David Johnson), ON SAND ISLAND, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 2003, illustrated by David Johnson, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 061823151X In 1916 on an island in Lake Superior, Carl builds himself a boat by bartering with the other islanders for parts and labor., (Order No: 54011 ), $8.50

256. Mather, Karen Trella, SILAS THE BOOKSTORE CAT, Down East Books, Camden, ME, (1994) 1st ptg, color ill by Chris Van Dusen, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author w/ill, ISBN 0892723521 Inspired by a real cat Silas who resides in a Maine bookstore, and was featured as a "Remarkable Cat" in CAT MAGAZINE in January, 1993., (Order No: 54971 ), $45.00

257. McCord, Jean, TURKEYLEGS THOMPSON, Atheneum, New York, 1979 1st ed, 242pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) NOT EX-LIB, ISBN 0689306865 Betty Ann's childhood ends aburptly when her father abandons the family and her mother goes to work, leaving her responsible for her younger brother and sister., (Order No: 11543 ), $10.00

258. McNeer, May and Ward, Lynd, THE CANADIAN STORY, Ariel Books, New York, (1958), lithographs by Lynd Ward, 96pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), May McNeer's text and Lynd Ward's illustrations provide a vivid introduction to this world of forests, rivers and lakes, with a unique story of its own., (Order No: 42678 ), $20.00

259. McNeer, May; and, Ward, Lynd, MY FRIEND MAC - THE STORY OF LITTLE BAPTISTE AND THE MOOSE, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1961), ill. by Lynd Ward, 79pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This edition published for the Weekly Reader Children's Book Club., (Order No: 49788 ), $4.00

260. Meade, L. T.; Manwell, M. B.; Pollard, Eliza F.; Nesbit, E.; and, Dawson, E., A GOLDEN APPLE AND OTHER STORIES, Ernest Nister / E. P. Dutton, London / New York, n.d. c1900, illustrated by Kate Street, 48pp, good, decorated boards (hardcover) edgewear to boards, Much edgewear to the boards, lacks front free endpaper., (Order No: 50685 ), $15.00

261. Meigs, Cornelia, FAIR WIND TO VIRGINIA: A STORY OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1966) 6th ptg, ill. by John Wonsetler, 198pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1955., (Order No: 11377 ), $12.50

262. Meigs, Cornelia, AS THE CROW FLIES, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1937, color frontis, 299pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1927, and reprinted here in the "Young People's Library." "Here is the exciting story of Zeb Pike, a young officer sent to explore the Mississippi and to make treaties with the Indians he meets on the way.", (Order No: 54923 ), $20.00

263. Merrill, Marion (Potter, Beatrix), THE ANIMATED PETER RABBIT WITH SONG AND MUSIC - POP-UP AND MOVEABLE ILLUSTRATIONS, Cima Publishing Company, New York City, 1945, color illustrations, unpaginated, good, spiral bound boards (hardcover) w/chipped dustjacket, "When Marion Merrill the young artist who has designed and retold this new edition of Beatrix Potter's greatly loved PETER RABBIT, was a very small child, her aunt read PETER RABBIT to her. The tale of the audacious rabbit became such a favourite in the Merrill family that the obliging aunt put it into verse and composed a melody for it. So on request she could either read, narrate, or sing the story that her young niece loved "best of all'." An UNCOMMON title that is clean and tight with all moveables and pop-ups intact. As published, the spiral does not run the enitire length of the spine, and there is some separation to the boards below and above the run of the spiral. INSCRIBED - "Greetings to Bunny from Jay Protas(y) - who did all color illustrations in this book" I cannot verify Jay as the illustrator. Also on title page (of interest) M. A. Werblow Sole Agent for Merrill Novelty Books., (Order No: 46879 ), $300.00

264. Michaels, Carolyn Clugston, CHILDREN'S BOOK COLLECTING, Library Professional Pub., Hamden, CT, 1993, B&W illustrations, 197pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0208022678 "This informative and engaging book synthesizes a passion (children's books) with a hobby (collecting) to give a full, fascinating picture of and guide to a rapidly growing field of interest.", (Order No: 55815 ), $25.00

265. Mikolaycak, Charles (retold by), ORPHEUS, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA, (1992) 1st ed, ill. by Charles Mikolaycak, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0152588043 A retelling of the tragic myth of Orpheus and his eternal love for the doomed Eurydice., (Order No: 19392 ), $7.00

266. Milhous, Katherine, SNOW OVER BETHLEHEM, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1945), ill. by the author, 99pp, good+, gray cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), NOT a first edition., (Order No: 7213 ), $7.50

267. Milhous, Katherine (story and pictures by), THE EGG TREE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1950) 9th ptg, ill. by Katherine Milhouse, unpaginated, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, Story of a Pennsylvania Dutch family and their egg hunt, and Easter egg tree. On copyright page I-6.56 (AJ) indicating a 9th printing., (Order No: 49786 ), $20.00

268. Miller, Elizabeth Cleveland, CHILDREN OF THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE, Doubleday, Page & Co., Garden City, New York, 1927 1st ed, ill. Maud & Miska Petersham, 328pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Here is the story of a boy and a girl who live to-day in the heart of the Albanian mountains as our own people must have lived a thousand or more years ago. UNREAD COPY that has been kept in storage in an estate since new., (Order No: 39508 ), $45.00

269. Mohr, Joseph (verses by); illustrated by Susan Jeffers, SILENT NIGHT, E. P. Dutton, Inc., New York, (1984), ill. by Susan Jeffers, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0525441441 An illustrated version of the well-known German Christmas hymn celebrating the birth of Christ., (Order No: 39995 ), $15.00

270. Moon, Grace and Moon, Carl, WONGO AND THE WISE OLD CROW, The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, IL, (1923), ill. by Carl Moon, 188pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket spine darkened a tad, (Order No: 52895 ), $10.00

271. Moorehead, Blanche Woods (introduction by Christopher B. Coleman), NEW WORLD BUILDERS: THRILLING DAYS WITH LEWIS AND CLARK, John C. Winston Company, New York, 1937 1st ed, ill. by Armstrong Sperry, 228pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, The story of the Lewis and Clark expedition. A Selection of The Junior Literary Guild., (Order No: 55074 ), $14.50

272. Mott, Michael, MASTER ENTRICK AN ADVENTURE 1754-1756, Delacorte Press, New York, (1966) 1st Amer, 190pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Robert Entrick is mysteriously kidnapped and forced into the perilous life of eighteenth-century America during the French and Indian Wars., (Order No: 49542 ), $5.00

273. Mulock, Dinah (Craik), THE ADVENTURES OF A BROWNIE: AS TOLD TO MY CHILD BY THE AUTHOR OF "JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN", Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, [1893], color frontis, B&W ill., 170pp, good++, decorated cream colored cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Adventure the First--Brownie and the Cook; Adventure the Second--Brownie and the Cherry-Tree; Adventure the Third--Brownie in the Farmyard; Adventure the Fourth--Brownie's Ride; Adventure the Fifth--Brownie on the Ice; Adventure the Sixth and Last--Brownie and the Clothes., (Order No: 40380 ), $125.00

274. Muncaster, Alice L.; Sawyer, Ellen; and, Kapson, Ken, THE BABY MADE ME BUY IT! A TREASURY OF BABIES WHO SOLD YESTERDAY'S PRODUCTS, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1991) 1st ed, over 120 color photographs, 96pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0517582066 Introduces the reader to some of the most interesting and unusual advertising of yesteryear showing beautiful infants and toddlers "endorsing" products as diverse as cereal, soap, patent medicines and candy - from the late 1800s through the 1950s., (Order No: 48873 ), $15.00

275. Munro, Roxie, THE INSIDE-OUTSIDE BOOK OF NEW YORK CITY, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1985) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039608513X "For Roxie Munro, New York City's buildings are alive and moving. Gaze upon them and they provoke curiosity much as people do: What is happening inside? How does it fell to be within, looking out?, (Order No: 49884 ), $12.50

276. Munro, Roxie, THE INSIDE-OUTSIDE BOOK OF WASHINGTON, D.C., E. P. Dutton, New York, (1987) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0525442987 "Here is the nation's capital, for children (and adults) across the land.", (Order No: 52059 ), $7.50

277. Newberry, Clare Turlay (story and pictures by), SMUDGE, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1948, ill. by the author, unpaginated, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear rear of jacket, The adventures of the new little kitten Smudge., (Order No: 49078 ), $30.00

278. Nolan, Madeena Spray, MY DADDY DON'T GO TO WORK, Carol Rhoda Books, Minneapolis, MN, (1978) 1st ptg, ill. by Jim LaMarche, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) EX-LIB w/usual markings, Author's first published book in which "she has tried to present a look at the members of a loving family caught up in a situation that reveals the strength of their relationships.", (Order No: 54171 ), $6.00

279. O'Connell, Jean S. (signed by illustrator Erik Blegvad), THE DOLLHOUSE CAPER, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1975) 1st ptg, illustrated by Erik Blegvad, 87pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) review slip laid in, ISBN 0690010247 Worried that the growing Human children will soon discard them, the Dollhouse family try to think of a way to save themselves and their home., (Order No: 53992 ), $35.00

280. O'Hara, David, WHAT THE DARK ROOM REVEALED: A JIMMY DRURY MYSTERY, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, (1939), ill. by F. E. Warren, 204pp, good+, orange cloth, clean and tight (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 24323 ), $10.00

281. O'More, Peggy [Blocklinger, Peggy O'More], SOMETHING ABOUT A SAILOR, Gramercy Publishing Co., New York, (1944), 255pp, good, light greenish cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, A heart-warming romance about a teenage runaway. May have been published as a lending-library copy., (Order No: 53603 ), $25.00

282. Older, Jules; Severance, Lyn (illustrated by), COW, Charlesbridge Publishing, Watertown, MA, (1997) 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0881069574 A lighthearted, informative look at cows: different breeds, what they eat, how they make mild, and an assortment of other facts. Lovers of Ben and Jerry ice cream will recognize the great art work down for this book by the Burlington, Vermont artist who has illustrated their works., (Order No: 51340 ), $25.00

283. Osborne, Mary Pope (illustrated by Victoria Chess), SPIDER KANE AND THE MYSTERY AT JUMBO NIGHTCRAWLER'S, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, (1993) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 142pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the illustrator, ISBN 0679808566 Spider Kane is the Sherlock Holmes of the bug world. Lieutenant Leon Leafwing and Detective Spider Kane investigate the mysterious disappearance of Leon's mother and members of the Order of the Moth., (Order No: 55569 ), $20.00

284. Otis, James, AMONG THE FUR TRADERS, The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1906, ill. by Frank T. Merrill, 382pp, good+, pictorial gray cloth (hardcover), An account of how the New Fur-Trading Company came into existence., (Order No: 39578 ), $35.00

285. Otto, Margaret G., MR. KIPLING'S ELEPHANT, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1961 1st ed, ill. by Harold Berson, 113pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An animal detective story based on some events of Rudyard Kipling's life during the four years he and his American wife lived in the hills of Vermont., (Order No: 29476 ), $14.50

286. Peattie, Donald Culross, A CHILD'S STORY OF THE WORLD: FROM THE EARLIEST DAYS TO OUR OWN TIME, Simon & Schuster/Jr Lit. Gld, New York, 1937, color ill. by Naomi Averill, unpaginated, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A true story of man's adventures here on our earth., (Order No: 26981 ), $20.00

287. Peck, Anne Merriman and Johnson, Enid, YOUNG AMERICANS FROM MANY LANDS, Junior Literary Guild, 1936, B&W and color illustrations, 273pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Shows the variety of child life to be found in this country due to the preservation of languages and customs by many national groups who are at the same time taking their part in American life., (Order No: 55299 ), $14.50

288. Penisten, Hattie Walters, STORIES THAT ARE TRUE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS TOO, The Warner Press, Anderson, Indiana, (1933), B&W illustrations, 28pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Exceptionally nice, probably unread copy., (Order No: 45240 ), $15.00

289. Petersham, Maud and Petersham, Miska, MOSES: FROM THE STORY TOLD IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1958 new ptg, ill. by the authors, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1938., "this new edition of one of the Petersham's loveliest books tells simply but in detail the complete story of the life of this great religious leader." Nice clean, tight and fresh copy., (Order No: 6869 ), $12.50

290. Pictures by Pollard, TINY TOOT TRAIN - A BONNIE SPINWHEEL BOOK, Samuel Lowe Company, Kenosha, WI, (1951), color illustrations, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) faintest of edgewear, Nice clean and tight copy. Spinwheel complete and attached - no faults., (Order No: 46190 ), $25.00

291. Pinkney, Gloria Jean (pictures by Jerry Pinkney), THE SUNDAY OUTING, Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, (1994) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803711980 Ernestine, who loves going to the railroad station and watching the trains come and go, finally realizes her dream of going on a train trip south to visit family., (Order No: 55224 ), $10.00

292. Piper, Watty (edited by); Dennis, Wesley (illustrated by), ANIMAL STORY BOOK, The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., New York, (1954), color illustrations, unpaginated, very good, orange boards with pictorial pastedown (hardcover), Twelve delightful animal stories for children. A nice clean, tight and unmarked copy., (Order No: 50340 ), $17.50

293. Preston, Edna Mitchell (illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker), POP CORN & MA GOODNESS, The Viking Press, New York, (1969), color illustrations, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670564990 Ma Goodness and Pop Corn - what happens when these two engaging characters meet!, (Order No: 55495 ), $45.00

294. Price, Christine (written and illustrated by), MADE IN THE MIDDLE AGES, The Bodley Head, London, (1975), B&W illustrations, 120pp, good+ w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), A look at the work of medieval craftsmen when everything was made by hand., (Order No: 51924 ), $5.00

295. Pyle, Howard (prepared by), PEPPER & SALT, OR SEASONING FOR YOUNG FOLK, Harper and Brothers, New York, (1913), B&W illustrations, 109pp, good++, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 55273 ), $7.50

296. Quayle, Eric, THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, (1971) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 144pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket-cloth w/fade & wear, Contents include: Juvenile Incunabula; 18th-Century Children's Books; Fairy, Folk Tales and Fantasia; Books of Instruction, Natural History and Travel; Poetry and Nursery Rhymes; Stories--before 1850; Stories--1850 and after; Boys' Adventure Stories; Periodicals, Annuals and Penny Dreadfuls; Miscellanea, Toy Books and Moveable Books; Bibliography; Index., (Order No: 54062 ), $10.00

297. Quigg, Jane, TROLLING WITH SUSIE BENNETT, Macmillan, New York, 1961 1st ptg, ill. by Peggy Bacon, 29pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Susan Elizabeth Bennett's trolling adventure with Mr. Pendleton., (Order No: 18807 ), $10.00

298. Radford, Ruby L., THE SECRET OF PEACH ORCHARD PLANTATION, Abelard-Schuman, New York, (1963), ill. by Richard Kennedy, 160pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), When Judy Bailey hears about Great-grandmother's emerald necklace, which has been missing since the Civil War, she is sure that she can find it. Though her parents dismiss her ideas as the result of too much mystery reading, she can hardly wait to visit her cousins on the old family plantation in Georgia and begin her search., (Order No: 38099 ), $10.00

299. Ransome, Arthur (retold by) and Shulevitz, Uri (pictures by), THE FOOL OF THE WORLD AND THE FLYING SHIP: A RUSSIAN TALE, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, (1968), ill. by Uri Shulevitz, unpaginated, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), In 1916 Arthur Ransome wrote that THE FOOL OF THE WORLD AND THE FLYING SHIP is a story "Russian peasants tell their children and each other." Uri Shulevitz's panoramas of countryside and palace, his animated characterizations of peasants and Czar and the lovable Fool of the World give new life to this fine old tale., (Order No: 54270 ), $7.50

300. Raymond, Evelyn, DAISIES AND DIGGLESES', Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, (1902), B&W frontis, 131pp, very good, green cloth w/pictorial paste-down (hardcover), Previous owner's name is cut out from front free end-paper at the top corner., (Order No: 31252 ), $25.00

301. Reck, Alma Kehoe, CLOCKS TELL THE TIME, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1960) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, 48pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Begins with early time-keeping, and goes through water-clocks, sundials and early clocks to modern ones. From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38316 ), $12.50

302. Reiser, Lynn, LITTLE CLAM, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1998) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) -- SEE NOTE, ISBN 0688159087 After repeated warnings from his friends at the edge of the sea, a little clam digs inwith his strong foot and succeeds in escaping the dangerous predators who want to eat him. CONDITION NOTE - Remnants of a stick at the top corner of the title page., (Order No: 55498 ), $50.00

303. Riggio, Anita, SECRET SIGNS ALONG THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, PA, (1997) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author in 1997, ISBN 1563975556 A deaf child helps pass information along the underground railroad using his paintbrush and a panoramic egg., (Order No: 54767 ), $30.00

304. Riggio, Anita (story and pictures by), WAKE UP WILLIAM!, Atheneum, New York, 1987 1st ptg, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) remnants of sticker on FFEP, ISBN 0689313446 William won't wake up, despite extremetly strenuous efforts to rouse him from his sleep., (Order No: 55722 ), $8.00

305. Riley, Ange Belle Chandler, THE HOUSE IN WHICH YOU LIVE, Grover Jones Press, Los Angeles, CA, 1949 1st ptg, ill. by Lys Earle Johnson, 199pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A recording in world and picture of how the body house cells construct, from Nature's blueprint, each and every room of the house in which you live., (Order No: 29442 ), $10.00

306. Robinson, Gertrude, THE MOORING TREE: A STORY OF JAMESTOWN, Oxford University Press, New York, 1957, 168pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Jason Ware's life in the New World., (Order No: 33779 ), $14.50

307. Rogasky, Barbara, SMOKE AND ASHES: THE STORY OF THE HOLOCAUST, Holiday House, New York, (1988), B&W illustrations, 187pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823406970 Over eighty photographs, many taken by Nazis at the scene, form a stark background to this chillingly objective account. More than any words, they tell the story of that time in human history when a nightmare came alive., (Order No: 54281 ), $12.50

308. Rosman, Alice Grant, JOCK THE SCOT: THE ADVENTURES OF THE DOG OF THE HOUSE WHO GAVE UP TOWN LIFE TO RUN A COUNTRY ESTATE, Minton, Balch & Company, New York, (1930) 2nd ptg, Illustrated by Joan Esley, 204pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), We meet Jock mourning the loss of his mistress; a rascally chauffeur steals him and involves him in a motor accident. Crippled but valiant, he sets out to seek his own fortune. A nice clean and tight copy in a seldom seen dustjacket. A must for the Scotty owners., (Order No: 48294 ), $75.00

309. Rubin, Susan Goldman; (illustrations by Jos. A. Smith) (Vincent van Gogh & Paul Gauguin), THE YELLOW HOUSE: VINCENT VAN GOGH & PAUL GAUGUIN SIDE BY SIDE, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (2001), color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810945886 "Published in association with the Art Institute of Chicago" as an introduction to the world of artists for young readers., (Order No: 55520 ), $10.00

310. Ruck-Pauquet, Gina (story by); Richter, Marianne (pictures by), LITTLE HEDGEHOG, Hastings House, New York, 1959, B&W and color illustrations, unpaginated, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) 3/4" small"chew" top rear bd, This copy has a small little chew mark (not a hedgehog!! but another rodent) on the top of the rear board - probably happened in storage. Uncommon in dustjacket and NOT an ex-lib., (Order No: 40745 ), $30.00

311. Ruskin, John, THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1978) 1st ptg, ill. by Krystyna Turska, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688801226 Through kindness, a boy regains for himself the treasure his cruel older brothers lost. (Fairy tales), (Order No: 17822 ), $10.00

312. Sabuda, Robert (retold and illustrated by), SAINT VALENTINE, Atheneum Bks Young Readers, New York, (1992) 3rd ptg, ill. by Robert Sabuda, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 068931762X Recounts an incident in the life of Saint Valentine, a physician who lived some 200 years after Christ, in which he treated a small child for blindness., (Order No: 54420 ), $10.00

313. Sainsbury, Noel, GRIDIRON GRIT - CHAMPION SPORT STORIES, Cupples & Leon Company, New York, (1934), 202pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Acidic paper used for text., (Order No: 51351 ), $10.00

314. Saunders, Susan, TENT SHOW, Dutton Children's Books, New York, (1990) 1st ed, ill. by Diane Allison, 70pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0525445986 One memorable summer afternoon in a small town, a girl who is disgusted that her older sister is marrying and settling down listens to a story told by a contemporary of her grandmother, and from that moment on views life a little differently., (Order No: 44451 ), $5.00

315. Savitt, Sam (written and illustrated by) (with a foreword by Bill Linderman), RODEO: COWBOYS, BULLS, AND BRONCOS, Doubleday & Co. Inc., Garden City, NY, 1963, illustrated by Sam Savitt, 102pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Sam Savitt has caught in both words and pictures the true spirit of this thrilling sport whose roots lie deep in the traditions of the American frontier., (Order No: 45043 ), $12.50

316. Scarry, Richard, RICHARD SCARRY'S BUSY HOUSES, Random House, New York, (1981), color illustrations, unpaginated, fine, spiral bound boards (hardcover), ISBN 039484937X A new copy of this uncommon Scarry title which follows Lowly Worm driving around Busytown in his applecar., (Order No: 53384 ), $55.00

317. Schorsch, Anita (foreword by Robert Coles), IMAGES OF CHILDHOOD: AN ILLUSTRATED SOCIAL HISTORY, Mayflower Books, Inc., New York, (1979) 1st ed, over 120 ill., 20 in color, 176pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0831748753 An informal history of what it was like to be a child in the centuries before our own. Chapters on: the nature and nurture of children; the child as a member of the family; children at work, play, and at school. Explains how the changing attitudes through the years have been reflected in the visual arts., (Order No: 7174 ), $10.00

318. Schulman, Janet; illustrated by Lillian Hoban, THE BIG HELLO, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1976) 1st ptg, ill. by Lillian Hoban, 32pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 068880036X A little girl adjusts to her new life in California with the help of her doll., (Order No: 29665 ), $10.00

319. Schulz, Charles M., I NEED ALL THE FRIENDS I CAN GET, Determined Productions, Inc., San Francisco, CA, (1964), ill. by Charles M. Schulz, unpaginated, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 25266 ), $3.50

320. Scudder, Horace E., DOINGS OF THE BODLEY FAMILY IN TOWN AND COUNTRY, The Riverside Press, New York, 1875, B&W illustrations, 250pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), BY THE AUTHOR OF "STORIES FROM MY ATTIC," "DREAM CHILDREN," AND "SEVEN LITTLE PEOPLE AND THEIR FRIENDS." "This book was written for the amusement of children. It contains some of the doings of Nathan, Philippa, and Lucy Bodley, their father and mother, the hired man Martin and his brother Hen, Nathan's cousin., (Order No: 53193 ), $15.00

321. Seabrook, Katie (frontispiece and decorations by Erick Berry), COLETTE AND BABA IN TIMBUCTOO, The Junior Literary Guild, New York, 1933, B&W illustrations, 168pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55311 ), $15.00

322. Seaman, Augusta Huiell, THE SLIPPER POINT MYSTERY, The Century Co., New York, (1919) 1st ed, B&W fronts - LACKS 3 PLATES, 207pp, good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Seaman is one of the earliest writers of mysteries for young girls. Extremely well written, and accurate with its settings, THE SLIPPER POINT MYSTERY is set in rural New Jersey where the author lived during her childhood. Illustrated by C. M. Relyea, this copy has the frontispiece BUT LACKS THE THREE INTERNAL PLATES., (Order No: 52072 ), $50.00

323. Selsam, Millicent and Hunt, Joyce, KEEP LOOKING!, Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, (1989) 1st ptg, ill. by Normand Chartier, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0027818403 As the reader turns the page, a new animal is added to an illustration of a country home in the winter., (Order No: 51341 ), $30.00

324. Shannon, George (illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey), THE SURPRISE, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1983) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688023134 Squirrel surprises his mother on her birthday., (Order No: 27648 ), $20.00

325. Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman, CHASING AFTER ANNIE, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1981) 1st ed, illustrated by Marc Simont, 64pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060255625 When Ritchie tries to get Annie's attention by replacing her lost dog, Fritz, with a look-alike, his troubles are only beginning., (Order No: 54410 ), $20.00

326. Sherman, Harold M. (illustrated by Howard L. Hastings), HIT BY PITCHER - THE HOME RUN SERIES, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, (1928), B&W illustrations, 241pp, ads, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, Wally Coburn, crack hitter and star right fielder on the Baldwin High School team, thinks himself entitled to the captaincy and is bitterly disappointed when Eagle Carver is chosen over him. NOTE Bright red cloth, clean and tight copy, dustjacket lacks a piece at the bottom of the spine running 1/2 inch on the left to 1 1/2 inches on the right., (Order No: 55764 ), $20.00

327. Shub, Elizabeth, SEEING IS BELIEVING, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1979) 1st ed, ill. by Rachel Isadora, 64pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) signed by illustrator, ISBN 0688802117 Two stories about Tom and the piskies, "The Leprechaun's Trick" and "Pisky Mischief." Inscribed by the author and illustrator to the children's author and illustrator Janina Domanska, "To Janina from your admirer with love, Libby 9/24/79 'and Rachel Isadora'", (Order No: 17826 ), $20.00

328. Sienkiewicz, Henryk (translated from the Polish by Max A. Drezmal), IN DESERT AND WILDERNESS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 1923, ill. by Remington Schuyler, 405pp, very good, black cloth w/pictorial pastedown (hardcover), (Order No: 51669 ), $25.00

329. Simont, Marc (pictures by); Trent, Robbie, THE FIRST CHRISTMAS, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1948), ill. by Marc Simont, unpaginated, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Fourteen full-page color illustrations by Marc Simont., (Order No: 31057 ), $12.50

330. Simont, Marc, POLLY'S OATS, Harper & Brothers, Pub., New York, (1951), illustrated by Marc Simont, unpaginated, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Out in the Berkshire country, there lived a farmer who owned four horses, Prince, Prance, and Ponce--and Polly. This is the story of how Polly finally achieved happiness--and oats. Price of $1.75 on the dustjacket and 40-80 code at the bottom., (Order No: 54169 ), $65.00

331. Skofield, James (pictures by Laura Jean Allen), SNOW COUNTRY, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1983) 1st ed, color illustrations, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060257849 Two children and their grandparents wake to a snowy day on a farm., (Order No: 55317 ), $10.00

332. Skofield, James (illustrated by Diane Stanley), ALL WET! ALL WET! , Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1984) 1st ed, color illustrations, 32pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060257512 A small boy experiences,along with the animals of meadow and forest, the sights, smells, and sounds of a rainy summer day., (Order No: 55318 ), $10.00

333. Smith, Hampton Sidney, TRAMP REPORTER, The Caxton Printers, Ltd., Caldwell, ID, 1937, 171pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), For 15 years the author roamed the world. This is the record of his wanderings, the Odyessey of an adventurer, a discoverer, and a dreamer., (Order No: 40103 ), $14.50

334. Smith, Nora Archibald (pictures by Jessie Willcox Smith), BOYS AND GIRLS OF BOOKLAND, David McKay Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1925), 11 color plates by JW Smith, 100pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy in the UNCOMMON dustjacket. 11 full page color plates (9 by 12 inches) by Jessie Willcox Smith., (Order No: 56306 ), $75.00

335. Smith, Susan, MADE IN AMERICA, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, (1929), ill. by Harrie Wood, 91pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Introduces young readers to the handicraft period of American history and shows how furniture of the time grew out of the conditions of living., (Order No: 38978 ), $20.00

336. Spier, Peter (written and illustrated by), OF DIKES AND WINDMILLS, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, (1969) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 187pp, index, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A historical trip through the Netherlands with the centuries old war that the Dutch have waged against the sea. The indomitable will of a people to build a land where only the sea existed before., (Order No: 57640 ), $14.50

337. St. Clair, Mabelle Halleck, MAX - THE STORY OF A LITTLE BLACK BEAR, The Junion Literary Guild, New York, 1931, ill. by Lee Townsend, 133pp, good++, dark yellow cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 57772 ), $15.00

338. Staples, Suzanne Fisher, UNDER THE PERSIMMON TREE, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, (2005) 1st ed, 275pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0374380252 During the 2001 Afghan War, the lives of Najmah, a young refugee from Kunduz, Afghanistan, and Nusrat, an American-Muslim teacher who is awaiting her husband's return from Mazar-i-Sharif, intersect at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan., (Order No: 54157 ), $10.00

339. Steele, Mary Q. (editor), THE FIFTH DAY, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1978) 1st ed, ill. by Janina Domanska, 77pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688801463 An anthology of nature poems by English and American poets. Unread copy from the illustrator's estate., (Order No: 9563 ), $7.50

340. Stolz, Mary, BY THE HIGHWAY HOME, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1971) 1st ed, 194pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060258306 In this novel the author describes an intelligent young girl's adjustment to her world, and her struggle to accept a new way of life., (Order No: 19101 ), $10.00

341. Stone, Charlotte (pictures by); Walters, Eleanor Dawes (verses by), CHILDREN OF HOLLAND, Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisc., (1931), color illustrations, 20pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Wonderful tale, illustrated with vividly bright color illustrations., (Order No: 45239 ), $25.00

342. Striker, Fran, THE LONE RANGER ON POWDERHORN TRAIL - NUMBER 11, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, (1949), 207pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, Bright colors on dustjacket, previous owner's name, and titles check marked on front flap, verso of half-title, and rear cover (typically done of titles the child had read). Front flap lists to Number 11 - ON POWDERHORN TRAIL as does the list on the verso of the half-title page. Ken Holt Mystery titles are listed on the rear flap, and Hardy Boy titles (through numbe 29) are advertised on the rear cover. Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 42753 ), $45.00

343. Strobl-Wohlschlager, Ilse, MAKE YOUR OWN DOLLS, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1968), B&W and color illustrations, 56pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), (Order No: 49543 ), $4.00

344. Sullivan, Charles, NUMBERS AT PLAY: A COUNTING BOOK, Rizzoli, New York, (1992), B&W and color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0847815013 Combines counting with poetry, fine art, and photography., (Order No: 38538 ), $10.00

345. Sutton, Margaret, THE UNFINISHED HOUSE - A JUDY BOLTON MYSTERY, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, (1938), 250pp, good, tweed cloth w/light edgewear w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Number 11 in the series, dustjacket lists to #30. Bright cover illustration on front panel., (Order No: 14331 ), $25.00

346. Swift, Jonathan, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS: A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT - A VOYAGE TO BROBDINGNAG, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1918) 3rd ptg, color ill. by Maria L. Kirk, 221pp, good, decorated red cloth, teg (hardcover) clean and tight, (Order No: 40510 ), $20.00

347. Tamar, Erika, BLUES FOR SILK GARCIA, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1983) 1st ed, 155pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 051754671X Fifteen-year-old Linda, who resembles her father and has a gift for music, pursues the truth about her long- absent parent now that he has died, and her own interest in the guitar., (Order No: 34991 ), $10.00

348. Tarshis, Elizabeth Kent, THE VILLAGE THAT LEARNED TO READ, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1941 1st ed, ill. by Harold Haydon, 160pp, good w/lightly chipped and soiled dustjacket (hardcover), Pedro Lopez wanted to play at bullfighting and didn't see why he should go to school. He decided to run away to Mexico City where he could learn to be a real bullfighter, but an accident to his loyal friend, Carlotta, made a sudden change in his plans., (Order No: 52200 ), $15.00

349. Teale, Edwin Way, THE LOST DOG, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1961), illustrated by Paul Lantz, 64pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, The true story of a lost dog and a man's devotion set in the remote wilderness of eastern Oregon., (Order No: 53242 ), $30.00

350. Thackeray, William Makepeace, THE ROSE AND THE RING, Brentano's Publishers, New York, (1928) on dj, illustrated by J. H. Tinker, 161pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "A delightful extravaganza, disclosing the extraordinary events that occurred in the mythical kingdom of Paflagonia some 20,000 years ago." A nice tight copy in seldom seen dustjacket., (Order No: 44153 ), $35.00

351. Thomas, Gertrude, PETER MAKES GOOD AND STORIES OF OTHER DOGS, Beckley-Cardy Company, Publ., Chicago, IL, (1929), ill. by Dorothy Saunders, 187pp, good, decorated orange cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 54338 ), $20.00

352. Thompson, Ruth Plumly, THE PURPLE PRINCE OF OZ, The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, (1932) 1st ed, 12 color plates complete, 281pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) - SEE NOTE, An exceptional copy from a one-family owned collection, but for a few exceptions. Pictorial pastedown since covered with the dustjacket "looks new", purple cloth, likewise, is deep purple except for some light fading on the top and bottom of spine which were exposed at one time due to pieces lacking on the dustjacket - about 1 1/2 inch piece at top of spine, and 1/2 inches at bottom of spine. For some reason, this is the only book in the collection with a tape repaired page (pages 37/38). The one time this book was probably being read the child probably pulled on the page while being read to. Also on the plate facing page 96 there is a one inch tear on the white border. Dustjacket has additional chips on the rear cover, the front only a few. A nice addition to one's collection., (Order No: 23375 ), $650.00

353. Thompson, Kay, ELOISE IN PARIS, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1957 1st ptg, ill. by Hilary Knight, unpaginated, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Nice internally clean and tight copy of a first edition, first printing of this Eloise sequel. Dustjacket has some very light soiling on white areas. Certainly a copy you will be pleased to own., (Order No: 43700 ), $100.00

354. Thompson, Kay, ELOISE IN MOSCOW, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1959 1st ptg, ill. by Hilary Knight, unpaginated, good+, orange boards (hardcover) (no dustjacket) owner's inscr., Nice clean and tight copy of a first edition, first printing of this Eloise title., (Order No: 43701 ), $20.00

355. Tomlinson, Everett T., OLD FORT SCHUYLER - THE BLUE AND BUFF SERIES - REPRINTED AS THE BOYS OF THE MOHAWK, The Griffith & Rowland Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1901, B&W illustrations, 296pp, good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), Reprinted by the A. L. Burt Company under the title, THE BOYS OF THE MOHAWK., (Order No: 40525 ), $45.00

356. Tooze, Ruth, NIKKOS AND THE PINK PELICAN, The Viking Press, New York, (1964), ill. by Janina Domanska, 63pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of how a pink pelican and a Greek-American artist help Nikkos to realize his dream of learning to paint. From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38322 ), $12.50

357. Tousey, Sanford, A PONY FOR THE BOYS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1950), color illustrations, 45pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) - EX-LIB w/markings removed, (Order No: 41315 ), $15.00

358. Townsend, Ruth; Galloway, Ewing; Allen, J. C.; and McGill, Edward (photographs by), BARN-YARD BABIES IN THE ALPHABET, The Merrill Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, 1934, B&W illustrations, 61pp, good+, decorated boards (hardcover) some light edgewear, (Order No: 46115 ), $14.50

359. Trent, Robbie, WHAT IS GOD LIKE?, Harper & Brothers, Pub., New York, (1953), ill. by Josephine Haskell, 64pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Philip lived as a child in Bethsaida on the shore of Lake Gennesaret. His questions--of nature, of men and their purpose, and inevitably of God Himself--are patiently answered by a wise father who quite naturally includes quotations from Scripture in his replies., (Order No: 29415 ), $6.00

360. Trez, Denise and Trez, Alain (story and pictures by), CIRCUS IN THE JUNGLE, The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, OH, (1958) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple small chips dj, (Order No: 38479 ), $50.00

361. Tudor, Bethany (illustrations by Tasha Tudor) (signed by Tasha Tudor in 1984 on the half title page), DRAWN FROM NEW ENGLAND: TASHA TUDOR, A PORTRAIT IN WORDS AND PICTURES, Philomel Books, New York, (1981) 2nd ptg, ill. by Tasha Tudor, 96pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip rear of dj, ISBN 0399208356 In this book Bethany Tudor describes in affectionate detail the special world that her mother has created and made famous., (Order No: 17173 ), $150.00

362. Tudor, Tasha and Allen, Linda, TASHA TUDOR'S OLD-FASHIONED GIFTS - PRESENTS AND FAVORS FOR ALL OCCASIONS, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, (1979) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 118pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0679209816 This profusely illustrated book contains clear, step-by-step instructions, pictures, and diagrams for making a wide variety of presents, favors, and decorations for many occasions, including: birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Halloween, and more., (Order No: 48403 ), $65.00

363. Tudor, Tasha, MOTHER GOOSE - SEVENTY-SEVEN VERSES WITH PICTURES BY TASHA TUDOR, Oxford University Press, New York, (1946) 6th ptg, ill. by Tasha Tudor, 87pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "There is always room for a new Mother Goose and this edition will be particularly welcome for Tasha Tudor's beautiful drawings." Price of $2.00 on dustjacket - an exceptionally nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 55343 ), $75.00

364. Tudor, Tasha, THE WHITE GOOSE, Oxford University Press, New York, (1943) 2nd ptg, ill. by Tasha Tudor, unpaginated, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. Distributed by Oxford University Press. Dustjacket is price clipped. An exceptionally nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 55345 ), $165.00

365. Turner, Philip, THE GRANGE AT HIGH FORCE, The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, OH, (1967) 1st Amer, ill. by W. T. Mars, 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Mystery, history, and hilarious adventures are blended as three British boys try to find a statue supposedly destroyed in the sixteenth century., (Order No: 32041 ), $10.00

366. Unwin, Nora S. (written and illustrated by) inscribed by the author with an illustration of Lin's pawprint, DOUGHNUTS FOR LIN, Aladdin Books, New York, (1950) 1st ed, B&W ill. by Nora S. Unwin, unpaginated, good, blue cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Uncommon title. Light edgewear, some occasional foxing and some rubbing to the pictorial boards. Inscribed by the author/illustrator on the verso of the front free endpaper alongwith Lin's pawprint., (Order No: 50851 ), $125.00

367. Upton, Bertha (verses by); Upton, Florence K. (pictured by), THE GOLLIWOGG'S AIR-SHIP, Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1902 1st ed, color illustrations, 65pp, good+, decorated paper covered boards (hardcover) see note, AN EXCEPTIONALLY NICE CLEAN COPY, no marks of any kind to the interior, bright color illustrations. Some light edgewear to the boards, a few of the signatures are a tad loose, but not sufficient to warrant work by a binder. Again, these books are usually found with crayon marks, or children's smudge marks on the illustrations, BUT NOT THIS COPY!, (Order No: 37212 ), $350.00

368. van Wert, Faye, EMPTY POCKETS, Greene Bark Press, n.p., (2000), color ill. by the author, unpaginated, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 188085161X Stevie collects things that get him into a little trouble., (Order No: 51218 ), $17.50

369. Veale, E. (stories by); Cox, Palmer (illustrations by), BUSY BROWNIES, Philadelphia Inquirer Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1896, B&W ill., color cover, 32pp, good, wraps (softcover) small stain top edge few pages, A unique item illustrated by Palmer Cox (author of THE BROWNIES) which was issued by the Philadelphia Inquirer Company as a free supplement to the Sunday Inquirer on November 22d, 1896." UNCOMMON, (Order No: 46456 ), $175.00

370. Vildrac, Charles, translated from the French by Clarissa B. Cooper), ROSE ISLAND, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., New York, (1957), B&W ill. by Edy Legrand, 109pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Nine year old Tifernand's adventures on Rose Island., (Order No: 14682 ), $10.00

371. Villeplait, Lucie E. (illustrations by), BUDS AND BLOSSOMS, Worthington Company, New York, n.d. c1890s, color illustrations, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) light edgewear, Twelve fablous, colorful chromoliths by Gast, Lith. Co., NY. Printed on semi-heavy boards on one side only, the delightful text is on the page opposie the chromos. Exceptionally nice copy, internally probably never read, light edgewear to the boards., (Order No: 50401 ), $175.00

372. Vincent, Florence Smith, PETER'S ADVENTURES IN MEADOWLAND: FROM THE SPIDER'S PARLOR TO THE DIGGER WASP'S DEN, Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, (1920), ill. by Harry Coultaus, 330pp, very good w/lightly soiled and chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "If the Little Folk of the Meadow were only bigger, or boys and girls were smaller, what strange adventures they might have together! How exciting it would be to go aeroplaning on a Butterfly's back, or to climb the silky rungs of a Spider's web, as a sailor runs up the ratlines, or lose yourself in the endless passage-ways of a bee-hive, see the honey cupboards and visit the throne-room of the Queen Bee." Olive green cloth with gilt stampings, exceptionally clean and bright pictorial pastedown of the front board that had been protected by the dustjacket., (Order No: 32008 ), $225.00

373. Viorst, Judith, ROSIE AND MICHAEL, Atheneum, New York, 1974 1st ed, ill. by Lorna Tomei, unpaginated, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689304188 A story of friendship that overcomes all problems., (Order No: 50648 ), $5.00

374. Vipont, Elfrida, THE LARK IN THE MORN, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1951), illustrated by Sandra James, 234pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This story traces Kit's growing awareness that only music can give her true satisfaction., (Order No: 50840 ), $25.00

375. Voigt, Cynthia, TELL ME IF THE LOVERS ARE LOSERS, Atheneum, New York, 1982 1st ed, 241pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689309112 In 1961, at a college for academically gifted women, three roommates who differ substantially from each other are brought together by a common interest in volleyball., (Order No: 11516 ), $10.00

376. Waddell, Martin (illustrated by Salley Mavor), THE HOLLYHOCK WALL, Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA, (1999) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author in May 1999, ISBN 1564029026 After Mary makes a garden in an old cooking pot and includes in it a boy fashioned out of clay, she finds herself with him in the garden., (Order No: 55129 ), $15.00

377. Wahlenberg, Anna (translated from the Danish of Frede Thomsen by Antoinette D. Coursey Patterson), OLD SWEDISH FAIRY TALES, The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1925, ill. by Jeannette Berkowitz, 296pp, good, decorated black cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The Treacherous Island; The Singing Bell; The Prince Of Engalien; Peter And The Witch Of The Wood; The Forest's Foster Daughter; The Gate Of Honor; The Sunshine Tree; The Soap Bubble; The Two Sisters; The Mill And The Water-Nymphs; The Enchanted Forest; Lucky LIalil; The Sugar Temple; Lazy Lena; The Moor Woman; The Gold Ducat; The Green Coat; The Young Count's Heart., (Order No: 53538 ), $25.00

378. Wallace, Archer (introduction by Earl Reed Silvers), STORIES OF GRIT, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, NY, 1928, 133pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Here are the true and remarkable stories of boys who have overcome handicaps of every description; handicaps of health, poverty, almost insurmountable difficulty--and have achieved not only a place for themselves in work and happiness, but oustanding success., (Order No: 52256 ), $15.00

379. Walt Disney, PLUTO THE PUP - A WALT DISNEY PICTURE STORY, Walt Disney Enterprises, Hollywood, CA, 1937, color illustrations, 12pp, fine, wraps (softcover), WOW !!! -- AN EXCEPTIONAL Copy of an early Walt Disney piece. Oversize folio on hard linen-type stock paper. Probably never read or handled. A great addition to any Disney collection., (Order No: 46121 ), $250.00

380. Waring, Gilchrist, THE CITY OF ONCE UPON A TIME: A CHILDREN'S TRUE STORY OF WILLIAMSBURG IN VIRGINIA, The Dietz Press, Inc., Richmond, VA, (1946), ill. by Elmo Jones, unpaginated, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is a story about Williamsburg when she was Virginia's capital., (Order No: 45566 ), $8.50

381. Warren, Billy (written and illustrated by), HEADQUARTERS RANCH, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, (1954), ill. by Billy Warren, 209pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The action in this book takes place in 1875 on the Purgatoire River in Colorado. It is based on true events that happened in the days of the open range., (Order No: 24460 ), $15.00

382. Watkins, Richard, MILLIKEN'S ARK, Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, (1956), illustrated by Glen Dines, 125pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 39679 ), $10.00

383. Weilerstein, Sadie Rose, TEN AND A KID, Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York, (1961), ill. by Janina Domanska, 186pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small closed tear on dj, Shows the pattern of life in a European village and the festive spirit of the holidays observed according to age-old tradition. From the personal collection of the illustrator., (Order No: 38315 ), $9.50

384. Weiman, Eiveen, IT TAKES BRAINS, Atheneum, New York, 1982 1st ed, 261pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689308965 Barbara is usually in trouble and doesn't know why; her parents are too busy with their careers as surgeons to pay attention to her, but an understanding teacher changes her life., (Order No: 11449 ), $10.00

385. Wells, Maie Lounsbury and Fox, Dorothy, BOY OF THE WOODS: THE STORY OF JOHN JAMES AUDUBON, E. P. Dutton and Company, New York, 1942 1st ed, ill. by Elinore Blaisdell, 142pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Written for "six-or-eight to twelve-year olds who are the most ardent young nature students and Bird Club members...", (Order No: 55329 ), $5.00

386. Wells, Rosemary; Jeffers, Susan (paintings by), WAITING FOR THE EVENING STAR, Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, (1993) 1st ed, color illustrations, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803713983 Growing up between 1909 and 1917, Berty enjoys the slow-rolling wheel of time on his Vermont farm and cannot understand his older brother's desire., (Order No: 49379 ), $9.50

387. White, E. B., THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN, Harper & Row, New York, (1970), 210pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Price of $4.50 on dustjacket flap with date code of 0670., (Order No: 31076 ), $7.50

388. White, E. B. (pictures by Garth Williams), STUART LITTLE, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1945) 3rd ed, ill. by Garth Williams, 131pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), $2.00 price on dustjacket flap, Harper's printing code L-U -- November, 1945 - 3rd printing. Jacket has few small chips along bottom edge, and lacks piece one inch down from top of spine and along the rear cover. Owner's name on front free endpaper., (Order No: 45986 ), $50.00

389. Whitney, Thomas P. (translated from the Russian by), VASILISA THE BEAUTIFUL, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1970) 1st ptg, ill. by Nonny Hogrogian, unpaginated, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), As popular in Russian as is its universally loved counterpart by the Brothers Grimm, this delightful version of "Cinderella" was translated from the definitive A. N. Afanasiev collection of Russian Folk Tales., (Order No: 17772 ), $10.00

390. Wiggin, Kate Douglas (illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens and N. C. Wyeth), SUSANNA AND SUE, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1909, color frontis, B&W ill., 226pp, good, decorated gray cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 54154 ), $10.00

391. Wilde, Oscar, THE BIRTHDAY OF THE INFANTA AND OTHER TALES, Atheneum, New York, 1982 1st Amer, ill. by Beni Montresor, 75pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689308507 Contents include: The Birthday of the Infanta; The Selfish Giant; The Nightingale & the Rose; The Young King; and, The Happy Prince., (Order No: 49790 ), $6.00

392. Wiley, Belle, MEWANEE: THE LITTLE INDIAN BOY, Silver, Burdett & Company, New York, (1912), ill. by Charles D. Hubbard, 101pp, good, decorated green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 40212 ), $7.50

393. Williams, Florence White (retold and illustrated by), THE LITTLE RED HEN: AN OLD ENGLISH FOLK TALE, The Saalfield Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, (1918), ill. by the author, unpaginated, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy, small crack along gutter of spine on front board which is typical of this type of binding., (Order No: 45699 ), $30.00

394. Williams, Nancy (illustrated by Robert Sabuda), A KWANZAA CELEBRATION: POP-UP BOOK, Little Simon, New York, (1995) 1st ptg, ill. by Robert Sabuda, unpaginated, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0689802668 An exuberant mix of symbolic holiday images, bold blocks of color, and ingenious pop-ups. This festive book is a true celebration of a joyous African-American holiday., (Order No: 54221 ), $125.00

395. Wilson, Gina, CORA RAVENWING, Atheneum, New York, 1980 1st ed, 161pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0689501706 The first person Becky Stokes met the summer she move to Okefield, a small village near London, was Cora Ravenwing, an odd sort of motherless girl whose father was the local gravedigger., (Order No: 11503 ), $7.50

396. Windsor, Mary (story by), A TELEVISION BOOK OF ANIMAL PARADE - A BONNIE BOOK, Samual Lowe Company, Kenosha, WI, (1951), pictures by Sari, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover) few faint nicks onboards, Nice copy, probably never read or played with. Television wheel works well showing animal motion. A few faint nicks on the boards, hard to see., (Order No: 46192 ), $20.00

397. Windsor, Mary (story by), THE STORY OF WILLIE THE DONKEY - WITH BEAD PUZZLE - A BONNIE STORY 'N' PUZZLE BOOK, Samuel Lowe Company, Kenosha, WI, (1950), ill. by Elsie Darien, unpaginated, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), Nice copy, probably never been read or played with. Bead puzzle firmly in place as made., (Order No: 46194 ), $20.00

398. Winthrop, Elizabeth (illustrated by Tomie dePaola), MAGGIE AND THE MONSTER, Holiday House, New York, (1987) 1st ed, illustrated by Tomie dePaola, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823406393 Maggie wants to get rid of the monster that visits her room every night and accepts her mother's suggestion to simply ask the monster what it wants., (Order No: 54009 ), $15.00

399. Wright, Anna Rose, BAREFOOT DAYS, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, (1937), ill. by Paul Chapman, 148pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Aunt Wig's plantation was full of adventure, thought Anpins, who was just going on nine. And Jim Dicky, her younger brother, felt the same way about it." A selection of the Junion Literary Guild, and uncommon in dustjacket. (some light edgewear to jacket - faint), (Order No: 55048 ), $125.00

400. Written and Illustrated by the Staff of the Walt Disney Studios, THE THREE ORPHAN KITTENS, Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, WI, (1935), B&W and color illustrations, unpaginated, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Very gay and venturesome were the three orphan kittens, and very mishievous too. They spilled the milk, they ate the pie, they got into all sorts of trouble and would have been turned out in real earnest into the snow - except that they were darling little kittens, too, and cute enough to win even the heart of Mammy Twoshoes." AN EXCEPTIONAL COPY - Clean and bright and tight, and probably never been read by a child. Colors are the boards are exceptionally bright having been protected by the dustjacket. Some chipping along the bottom edge of the dustjacket, much less at the top, and a chip at the bottom of the spine. Hinges are tight, but the paper used for the pastedowns and free endpapers is fragile at the hinges. A lovely copy for your early Disney Collection., (Order No: 46878 ), $350.00

401. Yashima, Taro, CROW BOY, The Viking Press, New York, 1956 2nd ptg, ill. by Taro Yashima, 37pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is the story of a strange, shy little boy in a village school, who was ignored by his classmates until suddenly, and almost too late, they discovered that he had much to give them., (Order No: 32145 ), $10.00

402. Yates, Elizabeth, THE SEVENTH ONE, Walker and Company, New York, (1978) 1st ptg, ill. by Diana Charles, 148pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), signed by the author, ISBN 0802763243 A man passes through life possessing in turn seven dogs, each of whom offers him love in a different way., (Order No: 36598 ), $25.00

403. Yolen, Jane (selected, edited, and introduced by) and Stemple, Adam (musical arrangements by), JANE YOLEN'S MOTHER GOOSE SONGBOOK, Caroline House/Boyds Mills, Honesdale, PA, (1992) 1st ed, ill. by Rosekrans Hoffman, 96pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1878093525 Music accompanies familiar nursery rhymes., (Order No: 53553 ), $10.00

404. Yurko, J. T., VIDEO BASICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1983) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 64pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0139417818 Unveils the mysteries of television technology, beginning with a historical overview., (Order No: 36757 ), $5.00

405. Zemach, Margot, TO HILDA FOR HELPING, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, (1977) 1st ed, illustrated by Margot Zemach, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0374376638 Hilda's father says she should have a medal, and so he makes one for her out of a tin-can top. It says: TO HILDA FOR HELPING, in red and green letters, because every night at dinnertime Hilda sets the table, while her sisters, Gladys and Rose, find other things to do., (Order No: 53557 ), $14.50

406. Zolotow, Charlotte, THE SUMMER NIGHT, Harper & Row, New York, (1974), pictures by Ben Shecter, unpaginated, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 060269596 Originally published in 1958 under the title "The Night Mother Was Away.", (Order No: 31078 ), $30.00

407. Zolotow, Charlotte, A ROSE, A BRIDGE, AND A WILD BLACK HORSE, Harper & Row, New York, (1987) 1st ptg, ill. by Robin Spowart, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060269383 A small boy enumerates for his sister the marvelous things he will do for her when he is grown up, such as bringing her coral from the bottom of the sea and building her the biggest bridge in the world., (Order No: 31081 ), $25.00

408. Zolotow, Charlotte, JANEY, Harper & Row, New York, (1973) 1st ed, pictures by Ronald Himler, 24pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060269278 Author tenderly evokes the special feeling of loss when a friend moves away., (Order No: 31082 ), $20.00

409. Zolotow, Charlotte, SLEEPY BOOK, Harper & Row, New York, (1988) 1st ptg, ill. by Ilse Plume, unpaginated, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060269677 Describes how each animal sleeps in its own special place, in its own special way., (Order No: 31084 ), $25.00

410. Zolotow, Charlotte, WAKE UP AND GOOD NIGHT, Harper & Row, New York, (1971), ill. by Leonard Weisgard, unpaginated, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060270411 Early edition, price of $3.50 on jacket, and date of 0471 on lower front flap of dustjacket. Exceptionally nice copy, bright colors, small closed tear and fold on rear of dustjacket - hard to see., (Order No: 31086 ), $45.00

411. Zolotow, Charlotte, MY FRIEND JOHN, Harper & Row Publishers, New York, (1968), pictures by Ben Shecter, 32pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), John's friend knows everything about him. And John knows everything about his friend. They share secrets. And they always stick together., (Order No: 31087 ), $15.00

412. Zolotow, Charlotte (warmly inscribed and signed by the author), THE MOON WAS THE BEST, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1993) 1st ed, color photos by Tana Hoban, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small closed tear on dj, ISBN 0688099408 A mother visiting Paris brings back to her daughter all her best memories, of the beautiful fountains, the sparkling Seine, parks like paintings, and the paintings like parks., (Order No: 32009 ), $25.00

413. Zolotow, Charlotte (inscribed by the author), THIS QUIET LADY, Greenwillow Books, New York, (1992) 1st ed, pictures by Anita Lobel, unpaginated, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688093051 A child finds out about her mother's early life by looking at old pictures., (Order No: 32010 ), $30.00

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