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The Beezeebees

By Crownfield, Gertrude

New York, NY: Bouillon-Sanders & Chopp, 1926 Folio, pictorial boards, spine-ends frayed, occasional hand-soiling. Designed by Kay Swan. Illustrated throughout with B&W and color line drawings. Some age toning along margins that does not impinge on the text or illustrations. Binding is square, signatures are firm, but separated from the board covers. Illustrated end papers. Interior pages are clean with no writing or markings. Pictorial cover boards are worn along extremities with some sun toning. Un-paginated. A scarce copy of an early book by Gertrude Crownfield who was a popular author in the 1930's and 40's. Not listed in OCLC.

$131.25

Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art
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Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art

By Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

New York, NY: Philomel Books, 2007 Dust jacket, cover boards and interior pages are clean and unmarked with little wear. Binding is square and solid. Including work by Ashley Bryan, Eric Carle, Tomie DePaola, Jane Dyer, Mordicai Gerstein, Steven Kellogg, Leo Lionni, Wendell Minor, Barry Moser, Jerry Pinkney, Alice Provensen, Maurice Sendak, Gennady Spirin, Chris Van Allsburg, and others

$9.38

Northern Lullaby
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Northern Lullaby

By Carlstrom, Nancy

U.S.A.: Philomel, 1992 First Edition, First Printing, Signed by the Illustrators on the Title Page. Cover boards, dust jacket, and interior pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is square and solid. Illustrated in full color throughout.

$22.50

Santa Calls
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Santa Calls

By William Joyce

New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1993 First Edition; First Printing. Signed by the author with an illustration of a elf on the front free end paper and dated '93. Cover boards, dust jacket and interior pages are clean and unmarked with slight wear along edges of dust jacket. Binding is square and solid. Full-color illustrations throughout.

$30.00

Bonjour, Mr. Satie
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Bonjour, Mr. Satie

By Tomie dePaola

New York, NY: Putnam , 1991 First Edition, First Printing, Signed and Dated by the Author on the half title page. Cover boards, dust jacket and interior pages are clean with little noticeable wear. Binding is square and solid. Illustrated throughout in full color.

$15.00

Lassie Come-Home
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Lassie Come-Home

By Wells, Rosemary

New York, NY: Henry Holt and Co, 1995 First Edition, First Printing, Inscribed by the illustrator on the title page. Cover boards, dust jacket and interior pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is solid. Illustrated in full color throughout.

$20.63

Cinderella

By Wegman, William

U.S.A.: Hyperion Book CH, 1993 First Edition, First Printing, Inscribed with a drawing of a dog by the Illustrator on the half title page. Interior pages, cover boards, and dust jacket are clean and unmarked with little noticeable wear. Binding is square and solid.

$28.13

The Little Engine That Could

By Piper, Walter

New York: Platt & Munk Co., Inc. , 1930 In the second state binding, with Lil' Hannibal listed immediately beneath The Little Engine That Could on the advertising page facing half title & the words "Trade Mark" under the title on the title page and the front panel of the dust jacket. Bound in red cloth with some shelf wear. Dust jacket is worn with four inch-long tears, intact, in mylar sleeve. Interior pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is solid. Rear flap of dust jacket lists "Books Every Child Should Have", rear panel shows "Beautiful Books For Children". Un-paginated.

$75.00

Dance of the Hours from Walt Disney's Fantasia

By Disney, Walt

New York : Harper and Brothers, Publishers , 1940 Stated First Edition with 11-0 J-P code. Hardcover. 8vo. Un-paginated. With color and b/w illustrations. Very good with no dust jacket. Yellow cloth spine and red pictorial paper covered boards, with some wear and rubbing especially at corners. Interior pages are clean and unmarked except for a Boy's Town stamp-like sticker on front paste down. Binding is square and sollid. Printed by The Western Printing and Lithographing Company.

$30.00

Horton Hatches The Egg

By Seuss

New York : Random House, 1940 Later printing. Quarto. Brown cloth cover with black lettering.Overall in very good condition. Some offsetting to end papers. Prior owner's name inked to front paste down. Some spots on back cover. Otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding is solid.

$26.25

Carmen of the Golden Coast

By Brandeis, Madeline

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1935 First Edition. This is one of The Children Of All Lands Stories.Cover boards are clean with some age toning along margins with some shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Dust jacket has some shelf wear, in mylar sleeve. Binding is square and solid.

$9.38

Where the Wild Things Are Block Puzzle

New York, NY: Mudpuppy, 2010 Form 6 different puzzle pictures. Sturdy box with sliding drawer. 9 2”square pieces. Printed with non-toxic inks. CE, ASTM and CPSIA tested for safety.

$15.00

The Little Indian Weaver

By Brandeis, Madeline

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928 First Edition. This is one of The Children Of All Lands Stories. Light blue cover boards are clean with some age toning along margins with some shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked with prior owner's bookplate and short inscription on front free end paper and name inked to rear paste down page. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Dust jacket is shelf worn with some loss at head and foot of spine panel, in mylar sleeve. Binding is square and solid.

$11.25

Little Farmer of the Middle West

By Brandeis, Madeline

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1937 First Edition. This is one of The Children Of All Lands Stories. Illustrated cover boards are clean with some age toning along margins with some shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Dust jacket has some shelf wear, with some loss at top of spine panel. in mylar sleeve. Binding is square and solid.

$5.63

Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box
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Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box

By Leonard S. Marcus

Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick, 2016 First Edition, First Printing, Signed by the Author on the title page, in as new condition. Respected anthologist Leonard S. Marcus turns his literary microscope to the world of comics, which has lately morphed and matured at a furious pace. Powerful influences from manga to the movies to underground comix have influenced the thirteen artists and writers interviewed in these pages to create their own word-and-picture narratives. Here are their moving, funny, inspirational stories: true tales from the crucible of creative struggles that led each to become a master of one of today’s most vibrant art forms. The book also contains an original graphic short on the common theme of “the city" from each of the artists, a mini-comic set in a cityscape of their choosing—present-day, historical, or imaginary. Featuring interviews with: Harry Bliss Catia Chien Geoffrey Hayes Kazu Kibuishi Hope Larson Danica Novgorodoff Matt Phelan Dave Roman Mark and Siena Cherson Siegel James Sturm Sara Varon Gene Luen Yang A must-have collection for comics fans and creators everywhere, packed with interviews and original comics by today’s foremost graphic novelists.

$18.75

Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box
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Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box

By Leonard S. Marcus

Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick, 2016 First Edition, First Printing, Signed by the Author on the title page, in as new condition.

$15.00

Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box
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Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box

By Leonard S. Marcus

Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick, 2016 First Edition, First Printing, in as new condition. Respected anthologist Leonard S. Marcus turns his literary microscope to the world of comics, which has lately morphed and matured at a furious pace. Powerful influences from manga to the movies to underground comix have influenced the thirteen artists and writers interviewed in these pages to create their own word-and-picture narratives. Here are their moving, funny, inspirational stories: true tales from the crucible of creative struggles that led each to become a master of one of today’s most vibrant art forms. The book also contains an original graphic short on the common theme of “the city" from each of the artists, a mini-comic set in a cityscape of their choosing—present-day, historical, or imaginary. Featuring interviews with: Harry Bliss Catia Chien Geoffrey Hayes Kazu Kibuishi Hope Larson Danica Novgorodoff Matt Phelan Dave Roman Mark and Siena Cherson Siegel James Sturm Sara Varon Gene Luen Yang A must-have collection for comics fans and creators everywhere, packed with interviews and original comics by today’s foremost graphic novelists.

$11.25

The Lamb And The Butterfly

By Sundergaard, Arnold

New York, NY: Orchard Books, 1988 First Edition, First Printing. Inscribed by the illustrator "For Nancy, Eric Carle" on the verso of the front free end paper. Cover boards are clean with no shelf wear. Interior pages are clean and unmarked except for "Smith" penned to the front paste down page. Binding is square and solid. Dust jacket is clean with no tears or stains, with slight shelf wear along top edge, in mylar sleeve. In collectible condition.

$150.00

The Baby's Opera: A Book of Old Rymes with New Dresses

By Crane, Walter

London : George Routledge & Sons First Edition Thus. A collection of English nursery rhymes with music. First published by Frederick Warne in 1877. Sm. sq. 8vo. 54pp. With a full-color illustrated title page and 11 full-page color illustrations. In the original brick cloth and illustrated boards. Boards have some shelf wear especially on the bottom edge and at corners. Binding is square and solid. Interior is clean & bright.Some loosening to stringing but binding is still intact and square. Housed in a leather backed clamshell box with gilt lettering to spine. Title page is decorated, pale blue/yellow, as a theater stage with children dancing, and the orchestra pit with cat musicians. Illustrated throughout with full color plates and color engravings surrounding the music notation, in the Arts and Crafts style with Pre-Raphaelite influences. The wood engraving was by Edmund Evans, who had a long-standing collaboration with Crane, and also with Kate Greenaway. (Gumachian 1920).

$112.50

Five Mice in a Mouse Trap

By Richard, Laura E.

Boston: Estes and Lauriat , 1880 First Edition, with numerous B&W illustrations by Kate Greenaway and others. Subtitled: By the Man in the Moon. Done in the Vernacular, From the Lunacular. Bound in the publisher's original light green decorative cloth with decorations in dark green and red with red lettering and five red mice. Covers have shelf wear especially at head and foot of spine and at corners, with some soiling especially on back cover. Binding is square and solid. Interior pages are clean and unmarked. The author was a prominent American writer of children's stories and poetry during the late-19th and early 20th centuries. This was her first book.

$37.50

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