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Children's Books From Fendwith Books


The Magic Balloon

By Mari, Iela

NY: S.G. Phillips, 1967. First U.S. 8 1/2 x 8 1/2. Hardcover, red with green, colored endpapers, very good; dj, age coloring and shelf and edge wear, otherwise very good (award sticker on front). "Using a simple, uncluttered line and a rare imaginative quality, [the artist] has made a book without words that will appeal to children everywhere."


Three Little Pigs. A Little Golden Book

By Disney, Walt

NY: Golden Press, 1948. 6 1/2 x 8. Hardcover, Cardboard, full color front and back, bitemark lower right, some staining and bumped pages but amazingly good condition.


Tales Told in Holland. My Travelship Series

By Miller, Olive Beaupre, ed

Chicago: The Book House for Children, 1950. Later ptg. 8 1/2 x 11. Hardcover, cloth, goldstamped front and spine, medallion portrait of Dutch woman on front board. Marvelously colorful presentation of Dutch legends and folktales "designed to reveal in a way most interesting to the child as much as possible of all sides of Dutch life." Slight mustiness, otherwise very good. A lovely book.


Happiness Is a Warm Puppy

By Schultz, Charles M

San Francisco: Determined Productions, 1962. FIRST. 5 1/2 x 5 3/4. Hardcover, dwg. of Lucy and Snoopy on front and on dj, one corner slightly bumped, top and bottom edges slightly soiled, otherwise very good; dj, closed tears and chips, shelfwear. Happiness definitions by the famous Peanuts characters: Snoopy; Lucy; Charlie Brown; Linus; Schroeder.


Circuses and Fairs in Art

By Harkonen, Helen B

Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications, 1970. Later ptg. 8 1/4 x 10 1/4. Ex Library. Orange cloth with full-color art on front and back, corners bumped, tape removal mark top front, library stickers spine and ffep, otherwise very good condition. A volume in the Fine Art Books for Young People series. Very nicely illustrated with works by such artists as Toulouse-Lautrec, Marc Chagall, Georges Seurat, Picasso, and many others.


The Wonders of the Jungle: Books One and Two. (two volumes)

By Ghosh, Prince Sarath

Boston: D.C. Heath & Co, 1918. FIRST. 5 x 7 1/4. Cloth, worn edges, some soiling, previous owner's info on both ffeps, library stamp on ffep and interior, mark on spine, inkstains on Book Two, both with solid interiors.


The Diary of a Goose Girl

By Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co, 1902. FIRST. 5 x 7 1/2. Hardcover, coated, color illustration on front and spine, light faded pattern on endpapers, age-colored and spotted block edges, penciled notes on end pastedown, otherwise very good; no dj, as issued.


Fast Sofa

By Craven, Bruce

NY: Quill, 1993. FIRST. 8 x 8. Self-flapped card stock PB, in as new condition. This book is described as a southern California car novel FOR TEENAGERS. Parental Advisory for Explicit Lyrics: "Woman Hell" by the Flesh Eaters.


Boy Scouts in Mexico or On Guard with Uncle Sam

By Ralphson, G. Harvey

Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co, 1911. FIRST. 5 x 7 3/4. Hardcover, yellow cloth w. b/w illus., illus. endpapers, waterstained and other, light discoloration, readable; no dj, as issued.


Animal Orchestra, A Counting Concerto in Ten Parts

By Gustafson, Scott

Shelton, CN: Greenwich Workshop, 1995. FIRST thus. 12 x 9 1/4. Laminated pictorial boards, with matching art on dj. As new, This is a counting book, with charming, detailed illustrations of various, some unusual, animals dressed in various ways.


The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts. Copy 2

By Base, Graeme

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1992. FIRST. 11 x 12 1/4. Hardcover, laminated with full-color illustrations, fantasy map on endpapers, as new; dj, pictorial, 1" long slight indent near spine, otherwise as new. An undersea adventure for readers' of all ages with rhyming text and delightfully detailed full-color illustrations.