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Raggedy Ann and Andy in the Magic Book
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Raggedy Ann and Andy in the Magic Book

By Gruelle, Johnny

Indanapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and lightly soiled, some . finger soiling, bookplate scar on rear pastedown.. 1961. Reprint. Hardcover. Pictorial boards. A humorous Raggedy Ann and Andy book. Many illustrations, including some in color. ; 90 pages .

$10.00

Young Peoples' History of the War with Spain
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Young Peoples' History of the War with Spain

By Holmes, Prescott

Philadelphia: Henry Altemus. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards very lightly rubbed.. 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Bright decorated gray cloth with image of sailor with sword gazing at sailing ship in silver, black and gold on front boards. Title stamped in silver on spine. Illustrated endpapers. 86 black and white illustrations. A contemporary account of the Spanish-American War written for young readers. ; Altemus' Young People's Library; 184 pages .

$20.00

The Night before Christmas and Cows and Calves by Frances Trego Montgomery
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The Night before Christmas and Cows and Calves by Frances Trego Montgomery

By Montgomery, Frances Trego; [Moore, Clement Clarke]

NY: Barse & Hopkins. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, spine extremities chipped, . rear hinge cracked.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1920s-30s. Four color plates and numerous other black and white plates and illustrations by Hugo von Hofsten. An interesting mashup of Clement Clarke Moore's The Night Before Christmas, many other unattributed shorter Christmas poems, and a tale of many cows. Brown cloth binding with color illustration of Santa stuffing some stockings on front cover. ; The Pleasant Hour Series; 62 pages .

$25.00

My Mother's House, My Father's House
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My Mother's House, My Father's House

By Christansen, C. B.

NY: Atheneum. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and foxed on rear panel.. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0689313942 . Blue cloth-backed boards with title stamped in gilt on spine. Unpaginated. Color illustrations. "With warmth and honesty, My Mother's House, My Father's House affirms a young child's feelings surrounding a common family situation" (from the front flap). .

$12.00

Heidi
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Heidi

By Spyri, Johanna

NY: Blue Ribbon Books. Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards suned, foxing to all edges, jacket . shelfworn.. 1937. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. The children's classic story about a little girl who goes to live with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. Reference to 1937 film version of the book on front jacket panel and in date of gift inscription on front flyleaf. Illustrated endpapers. Light green cloth binding with printed paper labels on front boards and spine. Translated by H. A. Melcon. ; 367 pages .

$15.00

The Pooh Party Book
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The Pooh Party Book

By Ellison, Virginia H.

NY: E. P. Dutton. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket has short closed tear on the bottom . of the front panel and is missing a 1/2 inch round piece from the middle . of the spine.. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0525374809 . Yellow decorative cloth boards with red lettering on the spine. xiii, 146 pages. Black and white illustrations. Using quotes from Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corners, novel ideas are presented for party foods, and inspired themed games for all those young at heart to play. .

$10.00

Wings from the Wind: An Anthology of Poems

By Tudor, Tasha

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, usual library stamps and markings.. 1964. Second Printing. Hardcover. 039730790X . A collection of poems selected and illustrated by Tasha Tudor. Poets culled from Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Edward Lear, Robert Browning, Omar Khayyam, Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, and others. ; Ex-Library; 119 pages .

$15.00

Fun with Science
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Fun with Science

By Freeman, Mae; Freeman, Ira

NY: Random House. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings.. 1956. Hardcover. In green library reinforced cloth binding. Many photos and illustrations. Includes easy physics and chemistry experments for young scientists, including some about atomic energy. ; Ex-Library; 64 pages .

$12.00

Fun with Figures
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Fun with Figures

By Freeman, Mae; Freeman, Ira

NY: Random House. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, usual library stamps and . markings, half of jacket flaps trimmed away.. 1946. Hardcover. Many photos accompany book of various experiments demonstrating mathematical concepts. ; Ex-Library; 60 pages .

$10.00

Where Are the Apples?
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Where Are the Apples?

By Flory, Arthur

NY: Arco Publishing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket sunned and . lightly shelfworn.. 1945. Hardcover. Colorful pictorial boards. A charming vintage children's book explaining how an apple tree changes from winter to fall. Bright illustrations on every page. .

$25.00

The Hoity-Toity Mouse, and Other Bayou Tales
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The Hoity-Toity Mouse, and Other Bayou Tales

By Phillips, Charles Fox

Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385145470 . Doubleday Reinforced Library Edition but not ex-library copy. Pictorial hardcover binding. Five hilarious Bayou tales of the spunky Hoity-Toity and her friends Ridge-Running Mule, Old Hound Dog, Gray-Green Alligator and Razorback Hog. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages .

$10.00

Adventures in Geography
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Adventures in Geography

By Kay, Gertrude Alice

Joliet, IL: The P. F. Volland Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket chipped, soiled, and waterstained.. 1930. Hardcover. Decorative orange cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Many color plates and other illustrations by the author. A children's geography book told from the point of view of a little boy named Bobby who travels around the world with his uncle, Colonel Bob. They tour the Mediterranean, visit Egypt, India, Ceylon, Burma, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines, China, Korea, Japan, Hawaii, and Cuba. ; 157 pages .

$30.00

My School Books
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My School Books

By Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Wilmington, DE: E. I. Dupont De Nemours & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Tape stains on endpapers, a few tick marks . in margins.. 1939. Hardcover. A chapter from van Loon's forthcoming book given out as a premium by the duPont Company at the 1939 World's Fair. Several line illustrations by the author. The book is bound in grey "Fabrikoid" cloth manufactured by duPont. Front cover has illustration and lettering stamped in silver, light blue, royal blue and navy blue. An interesting piece of memorabilia for any fan of the prolific van Loon or any World's Fair collector. ; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; 24 pages .

$10.00

The Big Green Umbrella
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The Big Green Umbrella

By Coatsworth, Elizabeth

NY: Grosset & Dunlap. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1944. Hardcover. Pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. Cowboy-theme bookplate on half-title. Mr. Thomas Thomas of Newcastle, Delaware loses his big green umbrella in a wind gust, but after a trip around the world, it returns to him. ; A Story Parade Picture Book .

$20.00

A Storybook from Tomi Ungerer
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A Storybook from Tomi Ungerer

By Ungerer, Tomi

NY: Franklin Watts Inc.. Good with no dust jacket; Library stamps and markings, rear free endpaper . mutilated from removal of library pocket.. 1974. Hardcover. 0531027414 . Six fairy and folk tales reworked and illustrated by Tomi Ungerer. ; 82 pages .

$25.00

Lawrence of Arabia
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Lawrence of Arabia

By MacLean, Alistair

NY: Random House. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings.. 1962. Hardcover. Pictorial hardcover. World Landmark No. W-52. ; Ex-Library; 177 pages .

$13.00