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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

Hans Andersen\'s Story Book.  With a Memoir by Mary Howitt
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Hans Andersen's Story Book. With a Memoir by Mary Howitt

By Andersen, Hans Christian; Howitt, Mary

NY: James Miller, Publisher. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, soiled, and sunned, spine . reglued, penciled 1862 gift inscription on front free endpaper.. [1862]. Hardcover. Purple blindstamped cloth with gilt decoration on front boards and spine. 5 full-page engravings and many other smaller illustrations throughout text. Curiously paginated: [3], vi, 9-154, 7-187, + [6]pp of illustrated publisher's ads dated 1865. Part One of the book contains short biography of Andersen, A Picture-Book Without Pictures, My Boots, Stories of the Danube, The Swineherd, and The Real Princess; Part Two contains The Shoes of Fortune, The Fir-Tree, The Snow-Queen, and The Leap-Frog. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$80.00

Time to Go House
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Time to Go House

By Edmonds, Walter D.

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and with small loss at head . of spine.. 1969. Second Printing. Hardcover. Tan linen binding. A charming illustrated story of a group of mice, including Uncle Stilton, who learn to survive over the long, cold winter. ; 137 pages .

$17.00

Fables de la Fontaine:  Precedees de la Vie D’esope, Accompagnees de Notes  Nouvelles par D. S.
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Fables de la Fontaine: Precedees de la Vie D’esope, Accompagnees de Notes Nouvelles par D. S.

Tours, France: Alfred Mame et Fils. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and rubbed, light foxing to . first and last several leaves, owner name (Stephen Bullard) on title page . and front flyleaf.. 1878. Hardcover. Engraved frontispiece and numerous other illustrations by K. Giraudet. Index. Red pebbled blindstamped leather with five spine compartments stamped in gilt. All edges gilt. White ribbed moire endpapers. Measures 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Text in French. A handsome edition of Fontaines collected fables, most with a vignette by Giraudet. ; 400 pages .

$40.00

Stories of Cortland County for Boys and Girls
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Stories of Cortland County for Boys and Girls

By Blodgett, Bertha Eveleth

Private Printing. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket soiled, tattered and . missing most of spine.. [1932]. First Edition. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. A collection of history, folklore and anecdotes about Cortland County, New York. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Jacket laid in. ; 287 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Firesong
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Firesong

By Nicholson, Willliam

NY: Hyperion Books for Children. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front board scuffed. Jacket lightly . rubbed.. 2002. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0786805714 . Purple paper covered boards. Black and white frontispiece illustration. Book three in the Wind on Fire Trilogy. ; 422 pages .

$12.00

Sung under the Silver Umbrella:  Poems for Young Children
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Sung under the Silver Umbrella: Poems for Young Children

By Literature Committee Of The Assocation For Childhood Education

NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned at spine, jacket tattered and . missing section at foot of spine.. 1954. Later Printing. Hardcover. xxiii, 211 pp. Delightful vintage compilation of children's poetry with black and white illustrations by Dorothy Lathrop. Red illustrated cloth. .

$15.00

Yogi Berra:  The Muscle Man
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Yogi Berra: The Muscle Man

By Epstein, Ben

NY: A. S. Barnes and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, typical library markings.. 1951. Hardcover. Pictorial library cloth binding. Statistics pages and black and white photographs. Pictorial biography of the Hall of Fame Yankee catcher written during the early part of his career when he was 26 years old. A volume in the publisher's All Star Library series. ; Ex-Library; 25. pages .

$35.00

The Children of Dickens
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The Children of Dickens

By Crothers, Samuel McChord

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket lightly tattered and . soiled.. 1927. Later Printing. Hardcover. Ten color plates by Jessie Willcox Smith. Illustrated endpapers and title page vignette by Euphane Mallison. Black cloth binding with color illustration of Bob Cratchit carrying Tiny Tim on his back pasted to front boards. vii, 259 pp. The author describes Charles Dickens life and London of his era, before retelling the stories of various children that peopled his many novels and short stories. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$35.00

Peggy Stewart At Home
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Peggy Stewart At Home

By Jackson, Gabrielle E.

Chicago: The Goldsmith Publishing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket lightly soiled and . foxed.. 1920. Reprint. Hardcover. Light green cloth. Vibrant color dust jacket. ; 244 pages .

$20.00

Bachorky a Povesti
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Bachorky a Povesti

By Nemcove, Bozeny

Prague: Statni Nakladatelstvi Detske Knihy. Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners and spine bumped, else a clean, . tight copy of this Czech children's book.. 1957. Hardcover. Tan decorated cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Text in Czech. Color illustrations throughout by Milada Maresova. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 185 pages .

$30.00

Anne of the Island
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Anne of the Island

By Montgomery, L. M.

NY: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn and owner name and . address inked on rear jacket panel.. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. viii, 326 pp. A Thrushwood imprint of Grosset and Dunlap, circa 1950s. Light brown boards and vibrant color dust jacket. .

$15.00

Recollections of Auton House:  A Book for Children
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Recollections of Auton House: A Book for Children

By Auton, C. ; [Augustus Hoppin]

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, spine cracked, owner signature . (Louis D. Millett, 1881) on front free endpaper, pages lightly toned, some . finger soiling.. 1881. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed, color illustrated paper boards. Many engravings. A lively memoir of the author's New England childhood, growing up as one of eleven children. Hoppin was an illustrator and cartoonist who wrote this book using his C. Auton pseudonym. ; 99 pages .

$20.00

The Book of Stones
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The Book of Stones

By Federal Writers' Project

Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner names penciled on front . pastedown and rear flyleaf, endpapers toned.. 1939. Hardcover. Compiled and written by the Federal Writers Project, Works Projects Administration, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Green cloth with titles stamped on front cover in brown. One color and six black and white illustrations by Paul Giordano. No. 2 in the publishers Childrens Science series. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 33 pages .

$15.00

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