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PRE-PRIMER SEATWORK

By BEERY, ALTHEA

DICK AND JANE TYPE. PRE-PRIMER SEATWORK by Althea Beery. no place: Webster Pub. Co. (1931, 1947). Obl. 4to, pict. wraps, 64p., fine. A pre-primer workbook along the lines of the Dick and Jane Think and Do books, illus. with great color covers and in b&w.

$50.00

KINDERGARTEN JINGLES
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KINDERGARTEN JINGLES

By HATCH, PALMER

OSTRANDER, WILLIE. VICTORIAN COLORPLATE. KINDERGARTEN JINGLES by Palmer Hatch. NY: Hard & Parsons 1886. Small 4to, cloth bakced pictorial boards, tips rubbed else VG-Fine. Various historical world events are presented in rhyme, illustrated with 11 fine full page chromolithograph by Wille Ostrander. An attractive book with an unusual imprint.

$300.00

SNOW WHITE TEACHES THE SEVEN DWARFS TO KNIT
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SNOW WHITE TEACHES THE SEVEN DWARFS TO KNIT

DISNEY, WALT. (DISNEY,WALT)illus. SNOW WHITE TEACHES THE SEVEN DWARFS TO KNIT. Printed in England by permission of Walt-Disney-Mickey Mouse, ltd., no date, circa 1940. Narrow 4to (3 1/2 x 9 1/.2"), die-cut pictorial card covers illustrated on both front and back, minor mend to Snow White's head else near fine condition. Die-cut in the shape of Snow White, the first part of the text is a story about how Snow White wants the dwarves to have new clothing. The last pages are directions for the child to use to knit a cap for the dwarves. Rare.

$350.00

SKY-HI: A TRIP INTO SPACE WITH TERRY

By MARA

MARA. POP-UP AND MOVEABLE. SKY-HI: A TRIP INTO SPACE WITH TERRY by Mara. Personal History Agency: 1952. Oblong 4to (10 1/2 x 8 1/2"), spiral backed pictorial boards, near fine. Terry falls out of dreamland and begins to fly to the planets where he encounters each planet in humanized form. The scientific symbol for each planet is integrated into the figures and characteristics behind the name are offered. Illustrated by the author in bright colors on every page in typical 50's naivete and featuring 2 pop-ups, a rotating dial and a die-cut figure of Terry on the cover that the child can rotate. Designed to teach without being didactic.

$125.00

STITCH STITCH: THE LUCIE ATTWELL NEEDLEWORK BOOK
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STITCH STITCH: THE LUCIE ATTWELL NEEDLEWORK BOOK

ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE. (ATTWELL,MABEL LUCIE)illus. STITCH STITCH: THE LUCIE ATTWELL NEEDLEWORK BOOK. Dundee & Lond.: Valentine [1922]. 6 3/4 x 9", stiff pictorial card covers, light edge rubbing, VG+. Illustrated in color and line by Attwell including the Boo Boos and fairies. Lacks the iron-on patterns, but includes the various colored threads and the needles (behind the back flap) that the reader can use to make hankies, bags or other fabric objects. Charming color illustrations on every page by Attwell. Rare.

$600.00

EMILY'S FIRST 100 DAYS OF SCHOOL
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EMILY'S FIRST 100 DAYS OF SCHOOL

By WELLS, ROSEMARY

WELLS, ROSEMARY. WELLS,ROSEMARY. EMILY'S FIRST 100 DAYS OF SCHOOL. NY: Hyperion (2000). 10 1/2 x 12 1/4", pictorial boards, As New in As New dust wrapper. Stated 1st edition, 1st printing with 1-10 code. A fun way to learn numbers for the small child with the most charming color illustrations on every page featuring Emily, the rabbit and all of her classroom animal friends. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY WELLS on the title page.

$50.00

TIMOTHY TRIM'S CLOCK BOOK
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TIMOTHY TRIM'S CLOCK BOOK

NOVELTY. TIMOTHY TRIM'S CLOCK BOOK. (Detroit: Curtis 1909). Oblong 10 x 7 1/4", pictorial boards, slight edge rubbing else near Fine. This clever trick book has a hole in front cover and in all of the pages through which projects a 1/2" thick face of a grandfather clock with roman numerals and moveable hands! The text in verse offers a fun way to teach telling time. Each page of text faces a wonderful full color illustration in the style of Denslow. A wonderful educational novelty.

$225.00

TELL TIME CLOCK BOOK
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TELL TIME CLOCK BOOK

By WHITE, NANCY

DALTON, BOB. NOVELTY. TELL TIME CLOCK BOOK by Nancy Pritchard White. Los Angeles: Jack Built, 1956. 9 x 10 1/4", spiral backed boards, small scrape on cover and light soil, VG. A simple book to teach telling time with real clocks before the digital age. At the back of the book is a large clock face with hands that the child can move. Pages are die cut so that the clock can be seen through several pages of text. Great 1950's illustrations by Bob Dalton.

$125.00

PICTURES OF ENGLISH HISTORY
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PICTURES OF ENGLISH HISTORY

By MILLS, ALFRED

EARLY ENGLISH. PICTURES OF ENGLISH HISTORY IN MINIATURE by Alfred Mills. London: Darton and Harvey 1809. 2 volumes each [ii] 96p., 2 1/4 x 2 5/8", period full black morocco with gilt design on borders, gilt spine and gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. Except for a few uneven pages, near Fine in custom made morocco backed cloth box. First edition, illustrated with 96 especially well printed engraved plates. See The Dartons G652 listing copies in black leather and pink boards, attributing the text to Priscilla Bell Wakefield. This is a beautiful little set, quite scarce.

$2250.00

SNOW WHITE TEACHES THE SEVEN DWARFS TO KNIT
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SNOW WHITE TEACHES THE SEVEN DWARFS TO KNIT

DISNEY, WALT. (DISNEY,WALT)illus. SNOW WHITE TEACHES THE SEVEN DWARFS TO KNIT. Printed in England by permission of Walt-Disney-Mickey Mouse, ltd., no date, circa 1940. Narrow 4to (3 1/2 x 9 1/.2"), die-cut pictorial card covers illustrated on both front and back, fine condition. Die-cut in the shape of Snow White, the first part of the text is a story about how Snow White wants the dwarves to have new clothing. The last pages are directions for the child to use to knit a cap for the dwarves. Rare.

$400.00

GREAT TAKE-AWAY
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GREAT TAKE-AWAY

By MATHEWS, LOUISE

BASSETT, JENI. MATHEWS,LOUISE. THE GREAT TAKE-AWAY. NY: Dodd Mead (1980 1-10 code). Oblong 4to (10 x 8 1/4"), durable cloth, nearly as new condition in nearly as new dust wrapper. 1st edition, 1st printing. There is a masked thief in this world of pigs who robs piglets of rattles and sows of necklaces until he is caught. The concept of subtraction is introduced with questions in the text that are answered at the end of the book. Wonderfully illustrated in color by Jeni Bassett. Scarce.

$40.00

ROMAN NUMERALS FROM I TO MM
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ROMAN NUMERALS FROM I TO MM

By GEISERT, ARTHUR

GEISERT, ARTHUR. COUNTING BOOK. ROMAN NUMERALS I TO MM by Arthur Geisert. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1996 (1996 1-10 code). Oblong 4to (10 1/4 x 8 1/4"), glazed pictorial boards, As new condition in as new dust wrapper. 1st edition, 1st printing. Introduces Roman numerals by counting pigs in each picture. Every page has a few lines of descriptive text above which is a nearly full page, very detailed color illustration by Geisert. A companion to his Pigs From 1 to 10 and Pigs From A to Z.

$40.00

PIGS FROM 1 TO 10
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PIGS FROM 1 TO 10

By GEISERT, ARTHUR

GEISERT, ARTHUR. COUNTING BOOK. PIGS FROM 1 TO 10 by Arthur Geisert. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1992 (1992 1-10 code). 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), cloth, Fine condition in dust wrapper (dw faded along top edge else near fine). 1st edition, 1st printing. 10 piglets set out on a quest for a lost, fabled place. Every page has a few lines of text relating their story above which is a nearly full page, very detailed illustration. Embedded into each picture are hidden numbers that the child is challenged to find. A companion to his Pigs from A to Z.

$40.00

PIG
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PIG

By SIDNEY, SAMUEL

PIGS. THE PIG by Samuel Sidney (pseud. William Charles Linneaus Martin). London & NY: George Routledge, (1871). 12mo (4 1/4 x 6 1/2"), 135p., cloth backed pictorial boards, old clear mend on spine and edges worn else VG. First published in 1860, this is a new edition with various corrections and additions. Written to help the farmer with selecting, feeding, breeding and fattening pigs with full page woodcuts of pigs and pigsties.

$75.00

GRUNTER PIG
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GRUNTER PIG

By BARNARD, GEOFFREY

WILLIAMS, H. DOUGLAS. READER. GRUNTER PIG Book One by Geoffrey Barnard. Liverpool: Hugh Evans (1954). 8vo (5 1/2 x 7 1/2"), flexible card covers, near fine. Designed as a reader for Welsh children who want to learn English as a second language it is also suitable to English children as well. Charming color illustrations by H. Douglas Williams.

$85.00

SAMODELVNYE ELOCHNYE UKRASHENII
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SAMODELVNYE ELOCHNYE UKRASHENII

By PAVLOV, G.M.

RUSSIAN. (CHRISTMAS) SAMODELVNYE ELOCHNYE UKRASHENII [HOMEMADE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS] by G.M. Pavlov. 1938. 12mo (5 x 6 3/4"), 78p., pictorial wraps, some spine wear VG. This educational book teaches how to make your own CHristmas decorations and toys. Illustrated with line drawings.

$200.00

OUR NEIGHBORS: CREATIVE PLAY BOOK TO CUT-TO SEW-TO STUFF
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OUR NEIGHBORS: CREATIVE PLAY BOOK TO CUT-TO SEW-TO STUFF

By ELESKA

ELESKA. DOLLS. (CLOTH NOVELTY) OUR NEIGHBOURS: CREATIVE PLAY BOOK TO CUT - TO SEW - TO STUFF by Eleska. NY: 1944. Large 4to, (10 3/8 x 12 1/4"), pictorial wraps, covers toned else COMPLETE AND UNUSED. Designed by artist / anthopologist Elena Eleska to cultivate and teach "an international spirit in children" (Bader p.238), there are 12 double page cloth dolls and costumes of native peoples of various nations, printed in colors on cloth. Instructions are inside the front wrapper. Intended to be the first in a series, Bader notes that when the series did not materialize, Eleksa "withdrew from the field in 1952." Exceedingly rare. See Bader p. 237 for photo, 238 for text.

$800.00

MARY FRANCES FIRST AID BOOK
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MARY FRANCES FIRST AID BOOK

By FRYER

BOYER. FRYER,JANE EAYRE. THE MARY FRANCES FIRST AID BOOK. Philadelphia: Winston (1916). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 1/2"), blue cloth, pictorial paste-on, some cover rubbing, VG. Through a fictional narrative, Fryer instructs the reader in emergency care for a variety of situations. Illustrated by JANE ALLEN BOYER this is a difficult to find title in the Mary Frances series.

$275.00

PLAYBOOK OF ROBIN HOOD
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PLAYBOOK OF ROBIN HOOD

By MERIWETHER, SUSAN

MERIWETHER, SUSAN. ROBIN HOOD. PLAYBOOK OF ROBIN HOOD by Susan Meriwether. NY: Harper Brothers 1927 (1927). Folio (10 1/2 x 13"), stiff pictorial card covers, corner of one flap frayed a bit else Fine and UNUSED. First edition. The story of Robin Hood is written on the first few pages. The remaining pages are made up of bold color illustrations of the cast of characters and background material that the reader cuts out and uses to play with. The wrap comes off and unfolds to form a 30 inch backdrop. Very well made on stiff paper, and in fine condition. Illustrated by Esther Peck. Realms of Gold p. 153: "Unusually fine and important additions to the play books". Rare in unused condition.

$500.00

STORY BOOK OF SUGAR
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STORY BOOK OF SUGAR

By PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA

PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. STORY BOOK OF SUGAR. Philadelphia: Winston 1936. Square 8vo (8 x 8 1/4"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, Fine in fine dust wrapper. Illustrated with beautiful color lithographs on every page to accompany very readable text describing how sugar was discovered and its various uses. Includes depictions of happy Black people picking sugar cane.

$85.00

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