Children And Juveniles from AARDWOLF Fine Books

New Arrivals

image of Handbook For Boys

Handbook For Boys

by Boy Scouts Of America

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1948
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
Boy Scouts Of America, New York, 1948; Fifth Edition, First Printing; 8vo, 568 pages; illustrated. Official Boy Scout Handbook for 1948. Very Good, in illustrated stiff wraps. Clean, bright, corners sharp, binding tight, sound, and square. Signature on ownership page in space provided. No text markings of any kind. Complete index and twenty pages of advertisements at the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
image of Adventuring For Senior Scouts

Adventuring For Senior Scouts

by Boy Scouts Of America

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1945
Item Price
$50.00

Show Details

Description:
Boys Scouts Of America, New York, 1945; First Printing; 8vo, 687 pages; illustrated. First printing of the 1945 edition of the Boy Scouts Of America handbook for Senior Scouts. Highly valuable for its instruction in camp craft, wood lore, and path finding, as well as for fostering honesty, cheerfulness, responsibility, and self-reliance. Especially useful also for its illustrated… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.00
image of Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator, The Further Adventures Of Charlie Bucket And Willie Wonka, Chocolate-Maker Extraordinary

Show Details

Description:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1972; First Edition; 8vo, 164 pages; Illustrated. Further adventures into the madcap world of Charlie Bucket, which take him, his family, and Willie Wonka into the further reaches of outer space. Profusely illustrated in b&w by Joseph Schindelman. Very Good, in a Very Good unfaded dust jacket that has a single tiny (1/4")… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of Bomba The Jungle Boy At The Giant Cataract

Bomba The Jungle Boy At The Giant Cataract

by Rockwood, Roy

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1926
Item Price
$40.00

Show Details

Description:
Cupples and Leon, NY, 1926; First Edition; 8vo, 204 pages, plus an 8-page publisher’s children’s books catalog at the back. The Bomba series was adapted for the motion picture screen by Monogram Pictures in 1949, and starred popular child actor Johnny Sheffield, who had previously played the role of "Boy" in the MGM Tarzan movies with Johnny Weismuller.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$40.00
image of Au Pays Du Mystere

Au Pays Du Mystere

by Mael, Pierre

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1905
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Librairie Hachette et Cie., Paris, 1905; Nouvelle Edition; Large 8vo, 311 pages; illustrated; decorated red cloth boards. "Off To The Land Of Mystery," exciting juvenile adventure novel set in exotic India, by French author Pierre Mael. Fifty-eight magnificent illustration plates by Alfred Paris, eight of them in full color. Ornately bound in red cloth with elaborate floral designs… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of The Little King and Princess True (Illustrated by Milo Winter)

The Little King and Princess True (Illustrated by Milo Winter)

by Hardy, Mary Earle

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1912
Item Price
$85.00

Show Details

Description:
Rand McNally & Company, NY, 1912; First Edition; 8vo, 182 pages; gilt titles; illustrated green cloth. Tale of a young boy, the "Little King," who is in love with all of Nature, and the pretty young fair-haired girl with whom he desires to share his kingdom. Illustrated with drawings by Milo Winter, four of them full-page, plus numerous… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$85.00
image of Ruby; Or, A Heart Of Gold

Ruby; Or, A Heart Of Gold

by Riley, A. Lila

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1899
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
David C. Cook Publishing Company, Elgin, Illinois, 1899; First Edition; large 8vo, 96 pages; orange cloth; gilt titles; illustrated. Inspirational Victorian children’s story of a young boy with the unlikely name of Ruby, whose earnestness and genuine care for others serves often as a model for the adults around him. Beautifully illustrated by H. K. Beck. Near Fine,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of Orphans Of The Range (Signed)

Orphans Of The Range (Signed)

by Martin, Charles M.

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1950
Item Price
$55.00

Show Details

Description:
Viking Press, NY, 1950; First Edition; 8vo, 192 pages; illustrated. Western novel for juveniles by California cowboy/ writer/ rancher Chuck Martin, who was much beloved for his willingness to take time out of his busy schedule to teach young people how to ride, rope, shoot, and care for horses and dogs at his "Boot Hill Ranch" near… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$55.00
image of Another Brownie Book

Another Brownie Book

by Cox, Palmer

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1966
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
Dover Publications, Inc., NY, 1966; First Dover Edition; 8vo, 144 pages; illustrated. Dover Publications’ unabridged, unaltered facsimile of the 1890 Palmer Cox "Brownie" classic, including all the original illustrations. Quality printed on acid-free paper and bound with sewn-in signatures to insure the spine will not crack or split, as is often the case with inexpensive glued bindings.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
image of Victorian Color Picture Book

Victorian Color Picture Book

by Cott, Jonathan

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1983
Item Price
$40.00

Show Details

Description:
The Stonehill Publishing Co., NY, 1983; First Edition; large 8vo, 184 pages; illustrated. A selection of the best work produced for children during the Victorian period, featuring stories and artwork by Randolph Caldecott, Walter Crane, Kate Greenaway, Richard Doyle, Andrews Lang, R.M. Ballentine, et al., with lengthy opening commentary by Maurice Sendak. Includes the complete texts of Caldecott’s… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$40.00
image of Robinson et Robinsonne

Robinson et Robinsonne

by Mael, Pierre

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1902
Item Price
$60.00

Show Details

Description:
Libraire Hachette et Cie., Paris, 1902; Second Edition; large 8vo, 317 pages; illustrated. Exciting juvenile adventure novel of life on an exotic island, by French author Pierre Mael. Fifty-two beautiful b&w illustrations by Alfred Paris, over 20 of them full-page. Ornately bound in red cloth with elaborate designs in gold and black. All page edges gilt. Very Good,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$60.00
image of Pilot The Hunter

Pilot The Hunter

by Peel, Hazel M.

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1962
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
Franklin Watts, Inc., NY, 1962; First Edition; 8vo, 172 pages; illustrated. Charming story of a horse named Pilot and the veterinarian who helped a young girl train him to be a hunter. Illustrated by Keith Money. Very Good Plus in a Very Good Plus dust jacket. A bright and sharp copy.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
image of What Katy Did

What Katy Did

by Coolidge, Susan (Sarah Chauncey Woolsey)

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
(1960)
Item Price
$55.00

Show Details

Description:
Spring Books, London, (1960); large 8vo, 78 pages; color boards; illustrated. Classic children’s tale by Susan Coolidge (Sarah Chauncey Woolsey) of twelve-year-old Katy Carr, headstrong tomboy who becomes paralyzed from the waist down after falling from a swing in the family’s front yard, but soon becomes the neighborhood’s most popular and lovable resident despite her handicap. First of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$55.00
image of The Family Goes Traveling, With Author’s Original Manuscript

The Family Goes Traveling, With Author’s Original Manuscript

by Brown, Jeanette Perkins

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1936
Item Price
$300.00

Show Details

Description:
Friendship Press, New York, 1936; First Edition; oblong 8vo, 30 pages; photo illustrated. Landmark 1936 black children’s storybook designed to provide positive self-imagery, centering upon a young boy and girl living in New York, the children of a black physician, who travel for the first time to Chicago and Atlanta to meet family members living there. An uncle… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
image of Space Dictionary

Space Dictionary

by Asimov, Isaac

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1970
Item Price
$35.00

Show Details

Description:
Scholastic Book Services, New York, 1970; First Edition; 8vo, 96 pages; photo-illustrated. Isaac Asimov’s dictionary for children, replacing the traditional "A is for Apple, Z is for Zebra" with "space-age" terminology, such as "A is for Apollo, Z is for Zond," etc. Profusely illustrated with photos from the early years of the U.S. Space Program. Very Good, previous… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.00
image of Boxen, The Imaginary World Of The Young C.S. Lewis

Boxen, The Imaginary World Of The Young C.S. Lewis

by Lewis, C.S. (Walter Hooper, editor)

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1985
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, 1985; First American Edition; 8vo, 206 pages; illustrated. Best of the fabulous Boxen stories, written by C.S. Lewis circa 1906 to 1913. Lengthy background essay by Walter Hooper, former Lewis secretary and literary advisor to the Lewis estate. Profusely illustrated with Lewis’s original drawings. Very Good Plus, in a Very Good dust jacket… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00
image of Le Robinson Suisse (The Swiss Family Robinson)

Le Robinson Suisse (The Swiss Family Robinson)

by Wyss, Johann

Seller
AARDWOLF Fine Books
Published
1929
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Libraire Hachette, Paris, 1929; 1st Hachette edition; large 8vo, 252 pages; illustrated. Swiss pastor Johann David Wyss’s beloved adventure tale "The Swiss Family Robinson," for which the original manuscript was reportedly unpublishable until completed and edited by his son Johann Rudolf in 1912. Marvelously illustrated with seventy-five b&w engravings of exotic creatures and places, the majority full-page. Bound… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00