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Ameliaranne Goes Touring

By Heward, Constance

Philadelphia: David McKay Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards splayed and worn at fore-edges.. N.D.. Hardcover. One of the delightful Ameliaranne series, this title originally published in Great Britain in 1941, featuring the resourceful young girl, Ameliaranne. She and her siblings and mother and a stowaway little boy go on a weeklong motorcar tour. .


Harper's Young People, 1884

NY: Harper and Brothers. Good with no dust jacket; Musty, shaken, boards rubbed and heavily worn at . corners, binder’s ticket on front pastedown.. 1884. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth with gilt, red, and black designs of cherubs, flowers, and tassels on front boards and spine. Bound volume of issues of the illustrated weekly, Harper’s Young People, from November 6, 1883 through October 28, 1994. Illustrated title page and frontispiece engraving. Index to illustrations and general index at front. Includes stories, poems, games, illustrations, puzzles, biographies, songs, craft instruction, tales of adventure, science and geography, subscriber letters, and animal tales. Contributors include Margaret E. Sangster, Dinah Mulock Craik, Howard Pyle, Louisa M. Alcott (Bertie’s Box) , W. L. Sheppard, etc. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


Annie and Willie's Prayer

By Snow, Sophia P.

NY: E. P. Dutton and Company. Very Good; Boards rubbed, faint foxing to endpapers, lower corner of rear . free endpaper chipped.. 1999. Later Printing. Hardcover. Decorative leather binding with title in gilt on front boards. A long rhyming poem with many engravings about two children whose widowed father sends them to bed early on Christmas Eve. He overhears their Christmas prayer that Santa may bring them presents and then goes out in the snowy night to buy them and place them under the tree. Charming illustrations really describe a Victorian Christmas celebration. .


Little Black Sambo and the Baby Elephant

By Ver Beck, Frank

NY: Platt & Munk. Poor with no dust jacket; Shaken, boards worn, split along spine, childish . scrawls in crayon (somewhat erased) on many pages, musty.. 1935. Reprint. Hardcover. Green pictorial cloth. Measures 5.5 x 4.5 inches. Many color illustrations by the author. A reprint of this 1925 title. ; Wee Books for Wee Folks; 62 pages .


Epaminondas and His Auntie

By Bryant, Sara Cone

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly soiled, a few finger smudges.. 191938. Hardcover. Pictorial brown cloth. Illustrated endpapers. .


The Story of Little Goody Two-Shoes

NY: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1944. Hardcover. Green pictorial paper-covered boards. Illustrated endpapers. Many color illustrations by Jessie Gillespie. A classic children's story about the little virtuous orphan girl who grew up to become a school teacher. ; 34 pages .


Little Red Riding Hood: Paper Dolls to Cut out and Dress

NY: Golden Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards very lightly rubbed.. 1959. Hardcover. A Little Golden Activity Book - A34. “A story book, with dolls to punch out and dress”. “File Copy - Do Not Remove, The Sandpiper Press, Production Dept. Files” stamped on title page. Cardboard doll figures of Red Riding Hood and the Wolf still intact and largely unpunched on front page. Doll clothes uncut from rear pages. Sandpiper Press was a division of Simon and Schuster, which worked with the Artists and Writers Press to produce books like this one for its Little Golden Books line. Rare in intact condition. .


The Gypsy Caravan

By Pease, Howard

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly soiled and tattered.. 1946. Reprint. Hardcover. 1946 reprint of this 1930 children's adventure story. Illustrated endpapers. Red cloth binding. ix, 254 pp. ; Young Moderns .


Boy Craft: Containing Plans and Working Drawings with Clear and Concise Descriptions of Useful Articles, Toys, and Games for Boys of 10 to 16 Years to Construct

Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company. Very Good; Bookworm hole at fore-edge, pages toned, covers worn.. 1928. Softcover. Many illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages .


Boy Scouts of America, the Official Handbook for Boys

NY: The Boy Scouts of America. Good; Covers creased, pages well-thumbed, owner name on inside front cover . and title page.. 1927. Second Edition; Thirty-Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Olive softcover with front cover illustration by J. C. Leyendecker of two Boy Scouts doing semaphore. Many illustrations. Ads at front and rear. ; 516 pages .


The Fairy Caravan

By Potter, Beatrix

Philadelphia: David McKay Company. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn and have silverfish damage, one . plate missing, front hinge cracked and torn with tape repair, shaken, . owner name stamped on front free endpaper and table of contents.. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth with color illustration on front boards. Quinby 29A. Missing one of the 6 color plates, "Xarifa's Fairy Tale". Many other black and white illustrations. One of Potter's last books, a children's tale about a miniature traveling circus of mice and guinea pigs. First published in the US in 1929 in this edition. ; 225 pages .


Winter Holiday

By Ransome, Arthur

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and rubbed, owner bookplate . on half-title.. 1934. Second Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth with titles and fir tree designs stamped in white on front boards. Illustrated endpapers and many other plates and illustrations by Helene Carter. ; Swallows and Amazons; 350 pages .


The Burgess Seashore Book for Children
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The Burgess Seashore Book for Children

By Burgess, Thornton W.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, owner name . penciled on front free endpaper, rear hinge cracked.. 1951. Later Printing. Grey cloth binding with color illustration affixed to front boards. Numerous black and white photographs. Burgess' charming exploration of marine life as seen through the eyes of his animal characters Danny Meadow Mouse, Jimmy Skunk, Reddy Fox and Graywing the Gull. A lovely clean copy. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 336 pages .


Dorothy\'s Schooling
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Dorothy's Schooling

By Raymond, Evelyn

NY: A. L. Burt Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine waterstained, . jacket chipped.. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. Decorative cloth binding. Black and white frontispiece. An early title in the Dorothy series, this reprint edition dates to the mid teens based on the titles list on the rear jacket flap. An excellent copy in the very hard to find pictorial jacket. ; 260 pages .


Luck of the Roll and Go
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Luck of the Roll and Go

By Carroll, Ruth; Carroll, Latrobe

NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Light spotting to spine and rear boards, . foxed at page edges, jacket rubbed and toned with several small chips and . tears.. 1935. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Signed by both authors on half title page. Illustrated endpapers with black and white illustrations throughout. The seafaring adventures of a little kitten who stowed away on a coal bunker bound for the South Pole. ; 132 pages .


Walt Disney\'s Disneyland on the Air
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Walt Disney's Disneyland on the Air

By Bedford, Annie North

NY: Simon and Schuster. Good; Edges rubbed, tape residue along both gutters and small tear at . bottom of rear gutter.. 1955. Second Printing. Hardcover. Pictorial binding. Color illustrations. A very attractive copy of this Mickey Mouse Club item with the letter B on the last page. ; 22 pages .


Tenggren\'s the Giant with the Three Golden Hairs
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Tenggren's the Giant with the Three Golden Hairs

By Tenggren, Gustaf

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good; Lightly rubbed at edges with very small tear at bottom of lower . gutter.. 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. Adapted from the Brothers Grimm. Color illustrations by Gustaf Tenggren. Pictorial binding. A beautiful copy of Little Golden Book # 219-25 with letter A on last page. ; 28 pages .


The Golden Book of Flowers
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The Golden Book of Flowers

By Witman, Mabel

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly sunned and wrinkled at . spine with closed tears, rubbed edges and a small spot on front panel from . a sticker removal.. 1943. First Printing. Hardcover. Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine, red stained page edges. Color and black and white illustrations by M. H. A very nice first printing copy of Little Golden Book #16 in a beautiful jacket. ; 40 pages .


The Night before Christmas
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The Night before Christmas

By Moore, Clement Clark

NY: Simon & Schuster. Fine; Very slight fold of foil spine (½x1/8).. 1949. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Pictorial binding, red stain to page edges. A pristine copy of the most famous Christmas story of all time in the fourth printing (letter D on last page) of the original 1949 Little Golden Book format. ; 28 pages .


Pets for Peter
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Pets for Peter

By Werner, Jane

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good; Edges rubbed.. 1950. First Printing. Hardcover. Pictorial binding with page edges stained in red. Color illustrations by Aurelius Battaglia. Letter A on last page. Number 82 in the Little Golden Book Series. A wonderful copy with all puzzle pieces never having been removed from back cover. ; 42 pages .


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