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When We Were Young, Winnie the Pooh, Now We are Six, House at Pooh Corner

By Milne, A. A.

London: Methuen & Co., LTD., 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/good. All First edition, first printings in first state dust jackets. Prices on spines of djs. House at Pooh Corner 1928 - Now We are Six 1927 - Winnie the Pooh 1926 - When We Were Young 1924. Books are near fine, dust jackets are faded a bit but good, with the exception of When We Were Very Young's jacket, which is Fair due to a chip missing from the spine. In a custom made red cloth and leather slipcase and cloth and cardboard wrap with satin pull. Slipcase is titled with each book listed. Uncommonly good books, in their first appearances, in increasingly common jackets, beautifully presented. Photos available.

$5599.00

Madeline in London

By Bemelmans, Ludwig

New York, NY: Viking Press, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Small folio. Red boards with drawing in black of Madeline and a boy on a horse on cover. Illustrated endpapers. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so at bottom. Dj has some wear to head and heel of spine. Price of $3.50 on flap, no other statment of printing on copyright page Uncommon first of this classic children's series of a smart, passionate little girl in a French private school. In this episode, she finds a retired horse to give as a present to a friend whose moving to London, and rides it all over he city with him.

$75.00

Fritz Scholder's Book of Symbols for Children

By Scholder, Fritz

Munich, Germany: Nazraeli Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin duodecimo (smaller than standard). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. A simple but elegant book with symbols on the right and a very short 1-3 word description on the left, covering everything from music and runes to religion and alchemy.

$30.00

Arthur's TV Trouble

By Brown, Marc

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin squarish octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Small nick in dj at spine. Full number line 10 to 1. 21st in the Arthur series, but uncommon in a nice, clean, first printing.

$35.00

Just for Fun : a Collection of Stories and Verses Illustrated by Robert Lawson

By Lawson, Robert illustrator. various authors

New York, NY: Rand McNally & Company, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/poor. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Corners lightly bumped. Spine slightly faded. Name of former owner written in ink on endpaper. Dj is in poor condition, with small tears at edges, and to large tears at lower front ( one previously taped with residue marks). Some soiling to dust jacket. Dj is clipped. Illustrated endpapers. A collection of works by others, illustrated in b&w line drawings by Laeson. One of his more uncommon titles.

$80.00

Did You Say Ghosts?

By Michelson, Richard. illustrated by Leonard Baskin

New York, NY: Macmillan, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. A series of monsters, each scared of the one that comes after. For older children.

$20.00

Hansel and Gretel

By Brothers Grimm illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. translated by Elizabeth D. Crawford

New York, NY: William Morrow & Co., 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Landscape format thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edge and corners of boards, a bit more to so dust jacket. Two children lost in the woods are found by an old witch. Cooking and treasure follow. Lovely full page illustrations.

$30.00

Thumbeline

By Andersen, Hans Christian. illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. translated by Richard and Clara Winston

New York, NY: William Morrow & Co., 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Landscape format thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edge and corners of boards, a bit more to so dust jacket. A tiny woman found in a flower has numerous adventures with a variety of creatures before she finds her own kind. Lovely full page illustrations.

$30.00

Ben and the Porcupine

By Carrick, Carol. illustrated by Ben Carrick

New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin / Clarion, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good, unclipped. Thin quarto (oversized). SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. A boy figures a way to protect his dog and the porcupine the dog is curious about.

$20.00

Little Sister and the Month Brothers

By de Regniers, Beatrice Schenk

New York, NY: Seabury Press, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good, unclipped. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. DJ has more wear and a couple very small tears. SIGNED by the author on a pasted in complimentary card from the publisher on the endpaper. A retelling of a Slavic folktale where a mistreated little girl gains the help of the 12 months to end her hard times.

$45.00

Cupid

By Cole, Babette

New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. SIGNED and inscribed by the author / illustrator on title page. Cupid joins his parents, the goddess of beauty and the god of thunder, in visiting Earth, but steals a bow and arrow and flies around making people fall in love until things get out of hand.

$35.00

The Angel and the Soldier By (mini-book)

By Collington, Peter

New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. , 1991. First edition. hardcoverHardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Small (4"x5"). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. A minature of a work first publishe in 1987. An angel doll and toy soldier help recover a girl's savings when tiny pirates plunder her piggy bank while she sleeps. A wordless book. Uncommon.

$25.00

The Fool and the Fish : a Tale from Russia

By Afanasyev, Alexander Nikolayevich.retold by Lenny Hort. illustrated by Gennady Spirin

New York, NY: Dial Books, 1990. Second printing. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin tall quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. SIGNED without inscription by illustrator on half title page. A retelling of the story of lazy Ivan who finds a wish-giving fish, and get summoned to the court of the Tsar where things go very wrong. Spirin is an award winning illustrator originally from the Ukraine and Russia.

$50.00

Ox-Cart Man

By Hall, Donald illustrated by Barbara Cooney

New York, NY: Viking Press, 1979. Second printing. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. SIGNED and inscribed by both author and illustrator on title page, dated 30 June 1980. Hall is a repsected poet and writer and was the 14th Poet Laureate of the United States in 2006. Cooney won the Caldecot Medal for illustration for this book in 1980, the year it was signed.

$60.00

Waiting-For-Spring Stories

By Robert, Bethany. illustrated by William Joyce

New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good, clipped. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. A family of rabbits tell seven tales while waiting for spring. Willian Joyce's 3rd book as an illlustrator.

$35.00

Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat

By Armsrong, Jennifer. Ilustrated by Mary Grandpré

New York, NY: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good, unclipped. Thin quarto in landscape format (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. FIRST PRINTING. SIGNED and inscribed by Grandpré on free endpaper. A formerly rich woman finds a ginger cat who restores her to prosperity, only to lose him when she returns to her haughty and arrogant ways. This was the very first book Grandpré illustrated. Uncommon both signed and in first printing.

$105.00

Arthur's April Fool

By Brown, Marc

New York, NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, Little Brown, 1983. 2nd printing. Very good/very good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. SIGNED by Brown with a drawing of a rabbit coming out of a hat with arms outstretched saying "HI Lois!" opposite the title page. Old blank sticker on rear dj flap. Arthur tricks a bully with his magic on April Fool's day.

$50.00

Fairy Tales

By Cummings E. E. (cummings, e. e.). illustrated by John Eaton

New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace, and World, Inc, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more wear to dust jacket. Dust jacket is clipped at bottom, but $4.95 price is present at upper corner. First edition stated on copyright page. A collection of 4 tales written by cummings for his daughter Nancy when she was little.

$45.00

What Sadie Saw

By Rice, Eve, author and illustrator

New York, NY: Greenwillow, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good, price clipped. Duodecimo (smaller than size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. "Greenwillow library edition" sticker on spine. NOT ex-library. Sadie decides nto to walk, and sings all over town as her mom takes her on a walk in a stroller til bedtime. Uncommon.

$45.00

The Night Before Christmas

By Moore, Clement Clark. Watson, Wendy, illustrator

New York, NY: Clarion Books, 1990. Second [ 2nd ] printing. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin quarto (standard size). SIGNED and inscribed by the illustrator on the half title page with an ink drawing of a cat with small stars on one side. Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. A lovely version of this classic tale, showing the illustrator's vision of Christmas, with illustrations on every page. Uncommon signed.

$50.00

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