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AS LONG AS THE GRASS SHALL GROW: INDIANS TODAY
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AS LONG AS THE GRASS SHALL GROW: INDIANS TODAY

By LA FARGE, OLIVER

POST, HELEN. INDIANS. AS LONG AS THE GRASS SHALL GROW: INDIANS TODAY by Oliver La Farge. NY: Alliance Book / Longmans Green (1940). 7 x 10" cloth, as in all copies there is offsetting on endpaper, previous owner bookplate, clean and VG+ in dust wrapper with old tape mark on rear edge and some fraying. 1st edition. The text offers a "new" story of Indian history from their time of glory to 1940, Illustrated with moving photographs by Helen Post.

$75.00

I WISH I HAD AN AFRO
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I WISH I HAD AN AFRO

By SHEARER, JOHN

BLACK INTEREST. (SHEARER,JOHN) I WISH I HAD AN AFRO by John Shearer. NY: Cowles Book Co. (1970). 8 1/4 x 10 1/4", cloth, slight soil, near Fine in dust wrapper with a few chips and some rubbing. Stated 1st edition. Real life of a young Black boy is illustrated with photos and written in street language.

$70.00

KLEINE KATHE KRUSE BILDERBUCH
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KLEINE KATHE KRUSE BILDERBUCH

By JUNGNICKEL, MAX

GERMAN. (PHOTO) DAS KLEINE KATHE KRUSE BILDERBUCH text von Max Jungnickel. Munchen: Georg Dietrich, no date, circa 1925. Oblong 4to (11 x 9 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, near Fine condition. Illustrated with 12 color plates of PHOTO ILLUSTRATED DOLLS POSED IN VARIOUS SCENARIOS: doing housework, having a tea party, there is even a photo of the dolls playing with dolls. This is a beautiful copy of this book that was later published in English about Katy Kruse.

$350.00

KING WHO NEVER SMILED
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KING WHO NEVER SMILED

By FREES, HARRY

FREES. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. THE KING WHO NEVER SMILED by Harry Frees. Chicago: Manning 1932. 4to (6 3/4 x 10"), flexible pictorial card covers, slightest bit of cover soil, VG+. This is a fairy tale illustrated with photos of real-life animals dressed as humans and posed in a variety of circumstances (also with 2-color pictorial borders). Frees notes that his animal subjects were treated with the utmost repect. A scarce Frees title.

$225.00

BOOK OF THE PIG
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BOOK OF THE PIG

By SCOTT, JACK DENTON

SWEET, OZZIE. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. BOOK OF THE PIG by Jack Denton Scott. NY: Putnam (1981). 4to (9 1/4 x 10"), boards, as new condition in as new dust wrapper. Stated first impression. This is a photo essay on the real nature and value of pigs, dispelling negative myths. Featuring black and white photos by Ozzie Sweet. Great copy.

$40.00

BIRTH OF PIGLETS
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BIRTH OF PIGLETS

By MILLER, JANE

MILLER, JANE. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. THE BIRTH OF PIGLETS by Jane Miller. London: J.M. Dent (1984). 4to (8 1/2 x 9 1/2"), glazed pictorial boards, as new condition. First edition. Simple text for the very young accompanies 50 wonderful color photos of the birth of a litter of piglets also covering the 3 weeks of their lives.

$20.00

SEE HOW THEY GROW: PIG
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SEE HOW THEY GROW: PIG

By LING, MARY

LING, BILL. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. SEE HOW THEY GROW: PIG photographed by Bill Ling. NY: Dorling Kindersley (1993 1-10 code). 8vo (8 1/4" square), glazed pictorial boards, As new condition. Stated 1st American edition, 1st printing. Simple text by Mary Ling underscores great color photos that trace a pig's life from birth to 1 1/2 years old. Color covers and endpapers by Jane Cradock Watson.

$30.00

MIKE THE CAT
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MIKE THE CAT

By PEET, CREIGHTON

PEET, CREIGHTON. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. MIKE THE CAT by Creighton Peet. NY: Henry Holt 1939 (1939). Oblong 4to (10 1/4 x 8 1/8"), cloth, Fine copy in dust wrapper (dw slightly frayed). 1st published by Loring and Mussey but soon after went out of print. This is the first Holt edition. Every other page is an artful black and white photo of Mike with a few lines of text facing each picture.

$85.00

LITTLE ONE
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LITTLE ONE

By WRIGHT, DARE

WRIGHT, DARE. WRIGHT,DARE. THE LITTLE ONE. New York: Doubleday & Co, 1959 (1959). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 5/8"), cloth backed pictgrial boards, Fine in slightly worn dust wrapper. Stated First edition. The charming story about a doll named Persis (that is rescued from a house) and 2 Teddy Bears with wonderful photo illustrations by the author.

$300.00

TUFFY
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TUFFY

By DOYLE, ROBERT

SCHERSCHEL, FRANK. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. TUFFY by Robert Doyle. NY: Simon & Schister 1942 (1942). 4to (8 x 10 1/4"), pictorial boards, spine ends repaired else VG+ in dust wrapper (dw frayed with off rear corner). First printing of this charming book about a real black bear named Tuffy. Illustrated with stroboscope photographs by Frank Scherschel.

$150.00

LITTLE ONE
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LITTLE ONE

By WRIGHT, DARE

WRIGHT, DARE. WRIGHT,DARE. THE LITTLE ONE. New York: Doubleday & Co, 1959 (1959). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 5/8"), pictorial cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (dw mended with chip and a stain not visible on front of the dw). Stated First edition. The charming story about a doll named Persis (that is rescued from a house) and 2 Teddy Bears has wonderful photo illustrations by the author.

$250.00

TWO TEDDY BEARS IN TOYLAND
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TWO TEDDY BEARS IN TOYLAND

By GORDON, ELIZABETH

WYLIE, CHARLES. BEARS. TWO TEDDY BEARS IN TOYLAND by Elizabeth Gordon. NY: Dodd Mead 1907 (Sept. 1907). Oblong 4to (10 1/4 x 8 3/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, light cover soil and some edge and tip wear, VG+. 1st edition. Printed on coated paper, each page of text faces a full page photo illustrated picture of the bears in thier home along with dolls and toys. The bears used are the Steiff teddy bears with their characterisitic humped backs and elongated snouts. Photos are by Charles Wylie. This is a nice copy of a rare, rare teddy bear book. Not in White.

$1500.00

SECRET DES DEUX PLUMES
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SECRET DES DEUX PLUMES

By DUKO, IVO

KOLDA, HELENE. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. SECRET DES DEUX PLUMES by Ivo Duka [Ivo Duchacek] and Helena Kolda. Lausanne: Guilde du Livre (1956). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 3/4"), pictorial boards, 96p., near fine. 1st French edition. Translated from the English edition of 1954 by Dominique Aury. The story involves a young New York City boy named Martin who has a feather with magical powers. Illustrated with striking photo montages, trick photographic images that transform the boy into different sizes. One photo even shows his pet poodle Wanda with two heads. Despite its relatively late date, this is a very scarce and wonderfully unusual book.

$450.00

BERMUDA VACATION
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BERMUDA VACATION

By JOOR, RUTH HOUSTON

PAFLIN, ROBERTA. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. BERMUDA VACATION by Ruth Houston Joor. Phil.: McKay (1941). 4to, pict. boards, fine in sl. worn dw. Twins Janie and Judy and their older brother Keith learn about Bermuda. Illus. with photos and with drawings by Roberta Paflin.

$150.00

ABC

By WEGMAN, WILLIAM

WEGMAN, WILLIAM. ABC. ABC by William Wegman. NY: Hyperion (1994). 4to, boards, fine in dw. Stated 1st ed. Wegman has posed his dogs Fay Ray and two of her offspring and photographed them forming the various letters of the alphabet.

$20.00

STORY OF DELICIA
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STORY OF DELICIA

By NEWMAN, GERTRUDE

BENSON. DOLLS. THE STORY OF DELICIA: a rag doll, written by Gertrude Newman. Chic:Rand McNally (1935). Sm. 4to, pict. boards, sl. rubbing, VG+. 1st ed. Written in the form of a daily diary from the point of view of the doll, and illustrated with many full page photos showing the life of the doll with her little girl.

$125.00

STORY OF MY DOLLS

By TRIMPEY, ALICE

SCOTT, JANET LAURA. DOLLS. THE STORY OF MY DOLLS by Alice Trimpey. Racine:Whitman 1935 (1935). Sq. 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, Fine in worn dw. 1st ed. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. The stories behind 15 of the author's antique dolls, illustrated with photos of the dolls plus beautiful pictorial endpapers, cover and text illustrations by JANET LAURA SCOTT. An interesting book.

$100.00

SHIRLEY TEMPLE:FIVE BOOKS ABOUT ME
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SHIRLEY TEMPLE:FIVE BOOKS ABOUT ME

By TEMPLE, SHIRLEY

TEMPLE,SHIRLEY. SHIRLEY TEMPLE:FIVE BOOKS ABOUT ME. Akron: Saalfield 1936. 5 books, pictorial wraps, Fine in color pictorial box (box. sl. worn). Photo illustrated in each book and including the following titles: Just a little girl, S.T. in starring roles, On the movie lot, Twinkletoes and Little Playmate. Cute and in nice condition.

$225.00

EDITH AND MIDNIGHT
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EDITH AND MIDNIGHT

By WRIGHT, DARE

WRIGHT, DARE. WRIGHT,DARE. EDITH AND MIDNIGHT. NY: Doubleday (1978), folio, (9 x 12 1/2"), photographic illustrated boards, near Fine in slightly worn dust wrapper. Stated 1st edition. The story of a little doll named Edith and her adventures with Little Bear and Mr. Bear and a horse. Illustrated with "on-site" photos by the author, who also wrote the Lonely Doll.

$300.00

SHIPS
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SHIPS

By HENDERSON, LOUIS

HENDERSON, LOUIS. PHOTO ILLUSTRATED. SHIPS: A Children's Picture Book of Ships and Stories about them by Louis T. Henderso. Chicago: Donohue (1937). Folio, cloth backed pictorial boards, fine in frayed dust wrapper. George and Louise travel on the Normandie. Illustrated with great photos of liner interiors and exteriors as well as of related personnel. A fabulous 30's piece.

$150.00

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