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MILLIONS OF CATS
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MILLIONS OF CATS

By GAG, WANDA

GAG, WANDA. GAG,WANDA. MILLIONS OF CATS. NY: Coward McCann 1928 (1928). Oblong 4to (9 1/4 x 6 3/4"), yellow pictorial boards, slightest bit of dusting else Fine fine in VG, lightly soiled dust wrapper with slight fraying at spine ends. 1st edition, 1st issue of Gag's most popular book, (with Jersey City Printing on copyright page). Illustrated with pictorial endpapers plus beautiful black and white lithos throughout in Gag's unique stlye. A perfect blend of minimal text and expressive illustrations that have made this a classic. NEWBERY HONOR. Firstg issues are very hard ti find.

$2000.00

ABC BUNNY
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ABC BUNNY

By GAG, WANDA

GAG, WANDA. GAG,WANDA. THE ABC BUNNY. NY: Coward McCann 1933. Large 4to (10 1/2 x 12 1/4"), pictorial boards, a Fine copy in dust wrapper (dw missing 2" at top of spine, tear on rear panel, overall G-VG. Stated 1st edition. Featuring magnificent lithographs on every page that are nothing less than works of art, with a splash of red for letters and contrast (plus music endpapers). The colophon reads:" The illustrations in this book are original lithographs drawn by Wanda Gag. Printed in lithography ...on paper made especially for this edition." Probably due to its size and popularity, few copies in dw of this title have survived the years in collectible condition. NEWBERY HONOR.

$1850.00

ABC BUNNY
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ABC BUNNY

By GAG, WANDA

GAG, WANDA. GAG,WANDA. THE ABC BUNNY. NY: Coward McCann 1933. Large 4to, pictorial boards, fine in dust wrapper (dw with old tape repairs but not offensive). Stated 1st ed. Illustrated with magnificent lithographs on every page that are nothing less than works of art, with a splash of red for letters and contrast (plus music endpapers). The colophon reads:" The illustrations in this book are original lithographs drawn by Wanda Gag. Printed in lithography...on paper made especially for this edition." Probably due to its size, not many collectible copies of this title have survived the years, particularly in such beautiful condition. NEWBERY HONOR.

$2000.00

FLEDGLING
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FLEDGLING

By LANGTON, JANE

BLEGVAD, ERIK. LANGTON,JANE. THE FLEDGLING. NY: Harper & Row (1980). 5 3/4 x 8 1/2", cloth backed boards, FINE IN FINE DUST WRAPPER (no award sticker, price clipped). Stated First Edition, first printing. This is a fantasy about a little girl who flies with the geese near Walden Pond. Illustrated with lovely dust wrapper in color by Erik Blegvad. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY LANGTON WITH A LARGE DRAWING OF A GOOSE IN FLIGHT: "A GREAT HONK FROM THE GOOSE PRINCE AND GREETINGS FROM JANE LANGTON. NEWBERY HONOR.

$150.00

ANIMAL FAMILY
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ANIMAL FAMILY

By JARRELL

SENDAK, MAURICE. (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. ANIMAL FAMILY by Randall Jarrell. NY: Pantheon (1965). 5 1/2 x 6 3/4", blue cloth silver decoration, Fine in very slightly soiled near fine dust wrapper. 1st edition. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY SENDAK. Featuring beautifully detailed black and whites throughout by Sendak. NEWBERY HONOR.

$250.00

CHARLOTTE'S WEB
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CHARLOTTE'S WEB

By WHITE

WILLIAMS, GARTH. WHITE,E.B. CHARLOTTE'S WEB. NY: Harper & Row (1952). 8vo (5 1/2 x 8 1/4"), pictorial cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (dw with slightest bit of fraying at base of spine else fine). Not first edition, however this copy is INSCRIBED BY WHITE on the half-title reading: "Salutations! E.B. White and thanks for your gift to the Center." date March 1983. The story of Charlotte, a spider and her friend Wilbur a pig is now a classic. Illustrated by Garth Williams with more than 40 black and whites plus color wrapper. White is not known for signing many books making this is a special copy. NEWBERY HONOR AWARD.

$5000.00

SECRET RIVER
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SECRET RIVER

By RAWLINGS, MARJORIE KINNAN

WEISGARD, LEONARD. RAWLINGS,MARJORIE KINNAN. THE SECRET RIVER. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons (1955 A). 8vo (6 x 8 1.4"), pictorial cloth, Fine in dust wrapper with small chip off end of spine (not price clipped, no award seal). First edition. When Rawlings died, this story was found among her papers and it is the only book that Rawlings wrote specifically for children. Illustrated by LEONARD WEISGARD with wonderful full and partial page color illustrations that perfectly compliment the text. NEWBERY HONOR.

$450.00

MOORCHILD
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MOORCHILD

By McGRAWE, ELOISE

McGRAWE,ELOISE. THE MOORCHILD. NY: Margaret McElderry Book (Simon & Schuster 1996). 5 3/4 x 8 1/2", cloth backed boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (not price clipped, no award sticker). Stated First Edition, first printing with correct nukber code. This is the story of Moql and the small people who live in a caverns beneath the moor. NEWBERY HONOR. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Inscribed firsts in this condition are rare.

$100.00

BETTER KNOWN AS JOHNNY APPLESEED
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BETTER KNOWN AS JOHNNY APPLESEED

By HUNT, MABEL LEIGH

DAUGHERTY, JAMES. HUNT,MABEL LEIGH. BETTER KNOWN AS JOHNNY APPLESEED. Philadelphia & New York: J.B. Lippincott (1950). 8vo (5 1/2 x 8 1/4"), cloth, owner name on endpaper, tip rubbed else VG in dust wrapper (dw worn at folds and spine ends, no award seal). Stated First Edition. The legend of Johnny Appleseed is presented ion 9 stories. Illustrated by James Daugherty with color wrapper and in line in-text. A scarce NEWBERY HONOR title.

$75.00

IN THE BEGINNING
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IN THE BEGINNING

By HAMILTON, VIRGINIA

MOSER, BARRY. (MOSER,BARRY)illus. IN THE BEGINNING by Virginia Hamilton. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1988). 8 1/4 x 10 1/4", cloth backed boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (not price clipped, no award sticker). Creation stories from around the world told by Hamilton, illustrated with stunning full page color illustrations by Moser. NEWBERY HONOR.

$65.00

AUDUBON
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AUDUBON

By ROURKE, CONSTANCE

MACDONALD, JAMES. ROURKE,CONSTANCE. AUDUBON. NY: Harcourt Brace and Company (1936). 6 3/4 x 9", cloth, 342p. including index, owner name stamp on front and rear endpapers else Fine condition in frayed and soiled dust wapper (no award sticker, price clipped). Illustrated with 12 beautiful color plates reproducing elephant folio prints of the original, and with detailed black and whites by James MacDonald. The book is a detailed account of Audubon's life. NEWBERY HONOR.

$50.00

WRINGER
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WRINGER

By SPINELLI, JERRY

SPINELLI,JERRY. WRINGER. NY: Joanna Cotler Books / Harper Collins (1997). Stated First edition, first printing with correct number code. 5 1/4 x 7 3/4", AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (dw no award seal, not price clipped). NEWBERY HONOR, THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$60.00

UPON THE HEAD OF THE GOAT
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UPON THE HEAD OF THE GOAT

By SIEGAL, ARANKA

SIEGAL,ARANKA. UPON THE HEAD OF THE GOAT. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1981). 5 3/4 x 8 1/2", cloth backed boards, FINE IN FINE DUST WRAPPER (not price clipped, no award sticker). Stated First Printing. The trur story of the author's childhood in Hungary as a Jew during World War II. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. NEWBERY HONOR.

$50.00

GREAT FIRE
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GREAT FIRE

By MURPHY, JIM

MURPHY,JIM. THE GREAT FIRE. NY: Scholastic (1995). 8 1/4 x 10 1/4", cloth backed boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (no award seal, not price clipped). First edition, first printing. THis is the story of the fire of 1871 that destroyed Chicago. Profusely illustrated. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. NEWBERY HONOR.

$60.00

AFTERNOON OF THE ELVES
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AFTERNOON OF THE ELVES

By LISLE, JANET TAYLOR

LISLE,JANET TAYLOR. AFTERNOON OF THE ELVES. NY: Orchard Books (1989). 5 1/2 x 8 1/2", cloth backed boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (no award seal, not price clipped). !st edition, 1st printing with correct number code. This is the story of Hillary and her strange friend Sara-Kate Connolly. NEWBERY HONOR.

$40.00

HOOT
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HOOT

By HIAASEN, CARL

HIAASEN,CARL. HOOT. NY: Alfred Knopf (2002). 5 3/4 x 8 1/2", cloth backed boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER. Stated First edition, first printing with correct number code. This is the story of Roy who moves to Florida and is unhappy until he senses a mystery, This is the author's first book for younger readers. NEWBERY HONOR.

$60.00

OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA
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OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA

By HOLM, JENNIFER

HOLM,JENNIFER. OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA. ny: hARPER cOLLINS (1999). 5 3/4 X 8 1/2", boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER. Stated First edition, first printing with correct code. A story inspired by the author's Finnish - American grandmother. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. NEWBERY HONOR.

$50.00

SCORPIONS
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SCORPIONS

By MYERS, WALTER DEAN

MYERS,WALTER DEAN. SCORPIONS. NY: Harper & Row (1988). 5 3/4 x 8 1/2", AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (not price clipped, no award sticker). First edition, second printing ("1" is dropped from number line). THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY MYERS. NEWBERY HONOR.

$35.00

OLIVE'S OCEAN
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OLIVE'S OCEAN

By HENKES, KEVIN

HENKES,KEVIN. OLIVE'S OCEAN. NY: Greenwillow (2003). 5 1/4 X 7 1/2", boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (dw not price clipped, no award seal). This is a novel written by Henkes who probably is better known for his picture books. THis book wond a NEWBERY HONOR award.

$45.00

SWEET WHISPERS, BROTHER RUSH
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SWEET WHISPERS, BROTHER RUSH

By HAMILTON, VIRGINIA

DILLON, LEO AND DIANE. BLACK INTEREST. (HAMILTON,VIRGINIA) SWEET WHISPERS, BROTHER RUSH by Virginia Hamilton. NY: Philomel (1982). 8vo (5 3/4 x 8 1/2"), cloth backed boards, AS NEW IN AS NEW DUST WRAPPER (dw not price clipped, no award seal). 1st edition. NEWBERY HONOR. Color dust wrapper art by the DILLONS. Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor.

$75.00

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