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One Fairy Story Too Many:  The Brothers Grimm and Their Tales
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One Fairy Story Too Many: The Brothers Grimm and Their Tales

By Ellis, John M.

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Very Good; Edges rubbed, spine lightly faded.. 1983. 2nd Paperback printing. Softcover. 0226205479 . ix, 214 pages. Notes, works cited listing, and indexes. A study of Grimms tales which questions their authenticity. .

$10.00

Side by Side:  Five Favorite Picture-Book Teams Go to Work
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Side by Side: Five Favorite Picture-Book Teams Go to Work

By Marcus, Leonard S.

NY: Walker and Company. Very Good. 2007. Softcover. 0802796168 . Signed by the author on the title page. Index, many color photos. Examines collaborations by children's book author and illustrator teams: Arthur Yorinks and Richard Egielski, Alice and Martin Provensen, Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith and Molly Leach, Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney, and Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. ; 64 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Learning about Shakers for Young People
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Learning about Shakers for Young People

By Thompson, Nancy M.

Pleasant Grove Publishing Company. Very Good. 1988. Softcover. Blue illustrated softcover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 35 pages .

$10.00

Angel Baskets:  A Little Story about the Shakers
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Angel Baskets: A Little Story about the Shakers

By Ray, Mary Lyn

Sanbornton, NH: Martha Wetherbee Books. Very Good; Lightly rubbed.. 1987. First Printing. Softcover. 0960938435 . A story, quietly told, that suggests what it was like to be a child among the Shaker. Color illustrations by Jean Colquhoun. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages .

$10.00

Aunt Martha's Corner Cupboard
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Aunt Martha's Corner Cupboard

By Kirby, Mary; Kirby, Elizabeth

Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards and jacket rubbed.. 1928. Hardcover. Color plates and many other illustrations by Matilda Breuer. Brown cloth with color illustration affixed to front boards. Illustrated endpapers. American version edited by Carol Wilford. One of Whitman’s “Just Right” books written for young readers. Tells the story of many foods and household products, including salt, sponges, tea, coffee, sugar, currants, flax, pepper, glass, honey, rice, chocolate, and cork. ; 125 pages .

$35.00

Wings in the Woods
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Wings in the Woods

By McClung, Robert M.

NY: William Morrow and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket price-clipped, . tattered, and torn.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue pictorial cloth. Illustrations by the author. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Juvenile novel about a ten-year-old boy who collects moths and butterflies for his menagerie at home. ; 251 pages; Signed by Author .

$40.00

Six Little Cooks; or Aunt Jane\'s Cooking Class.
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Six Little Cooks; or Aunt Jane's Cooking Class.

By [Kirkland, E. S. ]

Chicago: Jansen, McClurg & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily soiled and worn, hinges starting, . some smudges throughout text.. 1877. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Dark brown cloth binding with black design of Victorian tableware stamped on front and rear boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Frontispiece engraving of woman and three girls cracking eggs for baking. A story for young ladies about a kindly Aunt Jane who provides cooking lessons for her nieces and their playmates. Recipes at the end of each chapter, including such delights as Beefsteak Tea, Jenny Lind's Pudding, Potato Ribbon, Lemon Jumbles, and Veal Balls. [1-5], 6-236pp + [2] pp of publisher's ads. Cagle 415, Bitting p. 261 records later editions. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 236 pages .

$60.00

The American Twins of the Revolution
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The American Twins of the Revolution

By Perkins, Lucy Fitch

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Some play to the hinges, boards rubbed, . bookstore label on rear free endpaper.. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrations by the author. One of the author's Twins series, illustrating history for younger readers. ; 208 pages .

$20.00

The Story Book of Transportation
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The Story Book of Transportation

By Petersham, Maud; Petersham, Miska

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1947. Later Printing. Hardcover. Red boards with color illustration on front boards. Many gorgeous color illustrations by the Petershams. A vintage history of transportation for young readers. .

$15.00

Thimble Summer
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Thimble Summer

By Enright, Elizabeth

NY: Farrar & Rinehart. Fair with no dust jacket; Musty, many pages smudged, boards worn.. 1938. Later Printing. Hardcover. In pictorial library reinforced cloth binding. Signed by the author-illustrator on the front flyleaf. Lovely illustrations throughout, including color plates, by the author. The 1939 Newbery Award winner. ; Ex-Library; 124 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

The Selfish Giant
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The Selfish Giant

By Wilde, Oscar

NY: P. J. Kenedy & Sons. Good in Good dust jacket; Musty, owner bookplate and bookstore label on . front pastedown, gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket tattered, . foxing to jacket, endpapers and first and last several pages.. 1954. Hardcover. Patterned cloth with matching jacket. An illustrated version of Oscar Wilde's classic story about a selfish giant who chases children from his garden, until he learns a lesson of kindness and love. .

$25.00

Doctor Doolittle\'s Circus
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Doctor Doolittle's Circus

By Lofting, Hugh

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, boards rubbed.. 1952. Reprint. Hardcover. Pictorial binding. A reprint of this title in the Dr. Doolittle series, originally published in 1924. Winsome illustrations by the author. ; 307 pages .

$20.00

The Magic Island
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The Magic Island

By Chastain, Madye Lee

NY: Harcourt, Brace, and World. Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket worn and has several holes, jacket flaps . glued to endpapers, usual library stamps and markings.. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. 0152508716 . Illustrations by the author. Children's book set in 1850s Barbados. ; Ex-Library; 189 pages .

$50.00

Let Me Fall before I Fly
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Let Me Fall before I Fly

By Wersba, Barbara

Sag Harbor, NY: Bookman Press. Fine. 2001. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 200 signed and numbered copies. Marbled wrappers with glassine jacket. Color frontispiece illustration by Mercer Mayer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages .

$30.00

Walter:  The Story of a Rat
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Walter: The Story of a Rat

By Wersba, Barbara

Sag Harbor, NY: Bookman Press. Fine. 2005. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 125 copies. Frontispiece illustration by Donna Diamond. Marbled wrappers with glassine jacket. A fine press edition of this short novel by the late Barbara Wersba for young readers about the friendship between a literary rat and an author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages .

$50.00

Robert the Rose Horse
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Robert the Rose Horse

By Heilbroner, Joan

NY: Beginner Books. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn, gift inscription on recto of front . free endpaper, jacket worn and price-clipped.. 1962. Later Printing. Hardcover. Pictorial hardcover with jacket. Illustrated endpapers. An easy reader about a police horse whose allergy to roses ends up helping nab some bank robbers. ; 64 pages .

$12.00

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy
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The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

By Colum, Padraic

NY: The Macmillan Company. Fair with no dust jacket; Frontispiece plate loose, one black and white . plate colored in by previous owner, boards worn and shaken, owner name on . front free endpaper.. 1926. Hardcover. Brick red decorative cloth. 8 color plates and many other illustrations by Willy Pogany adorn this retelling of the ancient Greek myths. .

$15.00

Boy Scouts in a Lumber Camp
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Boy Scouts in a Lumber Camp

By Otis, James

NY: Thomas Y. Crowell. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, library stamps and markings, some . light soiling.. 1913. Eighth Printing. Hardcover. Decorative green library reinforced cloth binding. Black and white frontispiece and three other b/w plates by Charles Copeland. ; Ex-Library; 335 pages .

$20.00

Waterless Mountain
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Waterless Mountain

By Armer, Laura Adams

NY: Junior Literary Guild. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn.. 1931. Reprint. Hardcover. Brown decorated cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Many black and white illustrations. Introduction by Oliver LaFarge. A vintage children's book about the Navajo Indians. .

$12.00

Bear and Forbear:  Or, the Young Skipper of Lake Ucayga
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Bear and Forbear: Or, the Young Skipper of Lake Ucayga

By Optic, Oliver

Boston: Lee and Shepard. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, spine cocked, front flyleaf . missing, some light soiling, waterstain along top edges of first several . leaves.. 1871. Later Printing. Hardcover. Green blindstamped cloth with gilt design and titles on spine. Frontispiece engraving, additional engraved title page and several other engravings. The sixth and last volume in the Lake Shore juvenile series which was originally published as a serial in Oliver Optic's Magazine. Publisher's ads printed on front and rear endpapers. ; Lake Shore Series .

$20.00

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