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Rabbitville

By Theresa Bernstein Meyerowitz

Rockport, MA: Self Published, 1998. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps, tears, clips. strong binding.; shows no isbn or edition statement.viii-55pp., illustrated in color. stories for children written and illustrated by theresa bernstein.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Theresa Bernstein Meyerowitz. Oblong 12mo.

$55.00

Popular Puppet Theatre in Europe, 1800-1914

By John McCormick and Bennie Pratasik

Cambridge, U.K./NY: Cambridge University Press, 1998. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., front free endpaper has prior owner's circular blindstamp. no other flaws or wear. clean. no writing, text or exterior markings. no bumps, tears, clips. strong binding.; xii-254pp., 61 b/w illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$65.00

The Teletrips of Alala

By Guy Monreal

USA: Harlin Quist, 1970. hard cover in dust jacket. price-clipped dj has minor bits of wear to some corners, edges. moderately used copy. no markings or bumps. strong binding and hinges. a few corner-tip creases from place-keeping.; unpaginated. illustrated in color. sixties psychedelic style artwork.. No Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Nicole Claveloux. Square 4to.

$150.00

Rockport Hobby Horse: The Story of Kate

By John Cooley

Rockport, MA: Laurence E. Swan, 1970. soft cover, staple-bound., very slight darkening around spine. no flaws or wear. clean, no markings, tears, bumps. sturdy.; signed on cover's verso by author, illustrator, and mr. swan.; no isbn.; unpaginated, apprx. 24pp., 9 b/w drawings illustrated. kate the horse was a longtime, beloved rockport fixture.. Signed by Author and Illustrator. No Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. Illus. by Siri Hagenes. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Private Press.

$42.00

Wild Folk: Stories of Field and Forest

By Allen Chaffee

Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley Company, 1930. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket. blue cloth with silver lettering., 3 pages in middle have a faint darker area to top fore-corner, like a clipping ghost. low impact as flaw. scarce dust jacket has some edge and corner wear with 6 mostly small edge-chips. the illustrated front panel has vivid colors, very attractive. the dj spine and rear has age-toning to white background. else, clean, no writing, markings or labels. strong binding.; stories have individual paginations. equals over 200pp. in all. color frontis. b/w plates and figures throughout.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. Illus. by Charles Livingston Bull and Peter Daru. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$52.00

Bruce and Barbara

By Arthur I. Gates, Miriam Blanton Huber, Frank Seely Salisbury, Cyrus Leroy Baldridge, et al.

NY: Macmillan, 1939. soft cover, staple-bound, as issued., minor wear to extremities, small creases, typical handling wear. no markings or ownership markings. no tears or chips. sound binding. no foxing. a complete copy. states, published september, 1939.; 47pp., b/w illustrations on every page. for very young readers.. First Edition /First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good Minus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Children's Book.

$35.00

Young Children's Sculpture and Drawing: A Study in Representational Development
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Young Children's Sculpture and Drawing: A Study in Representational Development

By Claire Golomb

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1974. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., smattering of tiny dust-spots to top edge. very shallow dj edge-wear, mostly visible due to black color of dj. clean, no names, writing or markings anywhere. no chips, bumps or clips. strong binding. NOT a library book or modern copy.; xix-197pp., 129 illustrations. foreword by rudolf arnheim.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$58.00

The Adventures of Mr. Mocker (The Bedtime Story-Books)

By Thornton W. Burgess

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company , 1914. hard cover, illustrated cloth., lacks dust jacket. small abrasion with minute perforation on upper gutter of page seven. two miniscule dark spots to spine. no other flaws. clean, no names or markings. no fraying or exterior wear. sturdy binding. a well preserved copy., 1914 on title page, september 1914 on copyright page., vi-120pp., 6 b/w illustrations, including frontispiece with its tissue-guard.; scarce thus.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Harrison Cady. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Children's Book.

$90.00

Gustav Klimt: Silver, Gold, and Precious Stones (Adventures in Art)
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Gustav Klimt: Silver, Gold, and Precious Stones (Adventures in Art)

By Angela Wenzel

Munich/NY: Prestel, 2000. hard cover, illustrated boards., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, tightly bound.; english text.; 28pp., illustrated in color. part of prestel's adventures in art series for children.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Children's Book.

$42.00

Angels and Wild Things: The Archtypal Poetics of Maurice Sendak
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Angels and Wild Things: The Archtypal Poetics of Maurice Sendak

By John Cech

University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995. cloth, hardcover in dust jacket., only negligible evidence of use, no real flaws - clean, no writing or markings, strong binding, a well preserved copy.; xix-284pp., 10 color plates, 108 b/w illustrations. detailed monograph on the late illustrator of award winning and timeless children's books.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$54.00

I Know A Lot of Things (Japanese Text Edition)

By Ann and Paul Rand

Tokyo: Fukuinkan Shoten, Publishers, 1999. glossy illustrated boards in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, bright copy, pristine, unused.; japanese translation of english original.; unpaginated. color illustrations throughout. english edition first appeared in 1956. one of a couple of children's books collaborated on by paul and ann rand.; scarce thus.. First Japanese Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Paul Rand. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00

My Best Picture Book

By Marble Books

Tokyo: Marblletron/Marble Books, 2001. wrappers/folded card covers with publisher's belly-band., tiny wrinkle to one corner of spine with no internal echo. no other flaws, clean, no writing or marking. strong binding.; primarily japanese text with some english translation., 110pp., illustrated throughout with some color. survey of international children's books. cover art by paul rand. assorted promotional material laid-in, including several postcards of the paul rand cover art.. No Edition Stated. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$38.00

Children's Toys of Yesterday

By C. Geoffrey Holme, Editor

London and New York: The Studio Limited, 1932. hardcover in dust jacket., dj has edge-chips and tears, hinges carefully reinforced with japanese tissue, light wear to board edges and corners. no writing or markings, binding sound, no spotting or stains.; 128pp., illustrated throughout, including 12 full-page color plates. illustrates numerous unusual, primitive toys of many periods and cultures. appears to be the first issue. scarce title.. No Edition Stated.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$65.00

Henri Rousseau: A Jungle Expedition (Adventures in Art)
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Henri Rousseau: A Jungle Expedition (Adventures in Art)

By Susanne Pfleger

Munich/NY: Prestel, 1998. hardcover/illustrated boards., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings, well bound.; translated from german original.; 28pp., illustrated throughout in color.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Children's Book.

$20.00

Horatio Alger Books Published By A. L. Burt

By Bradford S. Chase

Enfield, CT: Self Published, 1983. hardcover - dark blue cloth/gilt lettering., no flaws - clean, unmarked, well bound.; on front free endpaper is a label, signed by the author, which states - "this edition is limited to 50 copies. copy number 19". above that is an inscription from the author to a particular collector of children's books. signed and dated, 3/3/84.; xii-104pp., b/w illustrations. detailed reference work on alger books as published by a.l. burt.. Signed by Author. First Edition - Limited. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bibliography.

$52.00

Klee: Eine Bildbiographie

By Erich Pfeiffer-Belli

Munchen: Kindler Verlag, 1964. hardcover in dust jacket., minor edge-wear to small spots on dj. no other flaws. no text markings or writing in book. sturdy binding.; german text.; 143pp., illustrated throughout in color and b/w.; a paul klee illustrated biography for young readers.. Erste Auflage. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Children's Book.

$20.00

Nordische Volksmarchen. Ubersetzt Von Klara Stroebe. 1 Teil Danemark/Schweden. 2 Teil Norwegen.

By Various Authors

Jena: Eugen Diedrichs, 1919. two volumes/zwei banden., brown leather spines with gilt lettering, stampings. brown paper covered boards with gilt and dark brown stamped decorative elements. very minor wear to leather, negligible., top edges gilt., colored, decorative endpapers. frontispiece and vignette chapter headings are woodcut illustrations., faint traces of smudge on 2 pages in vol. 1. no other flaws. well preserved set. neuntes bis vierzehntes tausend., german text., part of series die marchen der weltliteratur., 330pp./338pp.. Leather Backed Boards. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$55.00