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Children's Stories from Old British Legends

By Belgrave, M. Dorothy & Hilda Hart

London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, circa 1939. Hardcover. very good; lightest wear to board edges; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. H.G. Theaker. sm 4 to; slick illust. boards; 144 pp; pp 135-144 advertises other Raphael House Library illustrated books for children. 10 full page color illust.; b/w illust. throughout. P.O's gift inscription, dated 1939, on front flyleaf. Stunning color illust.


Zlateh the Goat

By Singer, Isaac Bashevis (translated from the Yiddish by the author and Elizabeth Shub)

New York: Harper and Row, 1966. Hardcover. fine; one small indentation at top right edge of front board; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./fair; moderate chipping at top edge; all else-clean; dj protected by new Mylar wrapl.. Maurice Sendak. 8 vo; ivory textured boards with ornate gilt full board decoration; gilt spine lettering; 90 pp; full page b/w illustrations throughout; teal dj with b/w illustration and gold decoration; price, $4.50 intact. Even with a less than fine dj, this is a nice copy of a classic.


Knots on a Counting Rope

By Martin, Bill Jr. and John Archambault

New York: Henry Holt, 1987. Later printing. Hardcover. fine; clean, tight, & attractive./fine; clean, attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Ted Rand. 8 vo; rectangular picture book format; blue boards with silver spine lettering; unpaged; stunning color illust. throughout; illust. dj. signed with a pen drawing of a feather and dated by the illustrator. children's fiction about Native Americans.


Doctor Rabbit

By Wahl, Jan

New York: Delacorte/ Weekly Reader Children's Book Club, 1970. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive.. Peter Parnall. 8 vo; rectangular format; unpaged; two color illust. throughout.


And Twelve Chinese Acrobats

By Yolen, Jane

New York: Philomel Books, 1995. First impression. Hardcover. very good; p.o.'s name on front flyleaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractie./good; sticker residue on rear of dj; all else-clean and attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Jean Gralley. 8 vo; 54 pp; dark blue boards; gilt spine lettering; illust. dj; b/w illust. throughout;


Horse on a Houseboat

By Bannon, Laura

New York: Junior Literary Guild, 1951. Hardcover. very good- p.o's tasteful bookplate attached on copyright page; light shelf wear at spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./fair-moderate rubbing & chipping to edges; most of spine covering absent; still bright & colorful; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Laura Bannon. 8 vo; bright red boards with a illust. in white of the boy and his horse, gilt spine lettering; colorful illust. endpapers; 95 pp; b/w illust. throughout; illust. dj.


Su-Mei's Golden Year

By Bro, Margueritte Harmon

Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1956. Later printing. Hardcover. very good- ex lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Kurt Wiese. 8 vo; blue illust. library binding; 246 pp;b/w illust. throughout.


The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

By Scieszka, Jon (A. Wolf)

New York: Viking Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. as new; clean, tight, & attractive./as new; protected by new Mylar wrap. Lane Smith. sm 4 to; glossy pictorial boards; unpaged; full color illust. throughout; pictorial dj. signed by both author & illustrator. A small line drawing of a little pig accompanies illustrator's signature.


Toot & Puddle

By Hobbie, Holly

Boston : Little, Brown & Co., 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good -clean, tight, & attractive./very good- small sticker residue on front of dj; all else-clean & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Holly Hobbie. 4 to; picture book format; glossy, colorful illust boards; charming color illust. throughout; unpaged.


This is Paris

By Sasek, Miroslav

New York: Macmillan, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Good- spine strip absent; moderate rubbing to boards; stain on back board; ; text and illustrations are very good.. Miroslav Sasek. 4 to; illust. paper covered boards; illust. end papers; 60 pp; color illust. throughout.


The Little Sallie Mandy Story Book

By Van Derveer, Helen R.

New York: Platt and Munk, 1930. Hardcover. Very good-light rubbing to spine ends & corners; erased pencil markings inside front board & front fly leaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Bess Goe Willis. sm 4 to; red textured cloth boards with black front board lettering & illust. of Sallie; black spine lettering; 63 pp; stunning color illust. throughout. beautiful color illustrations.


Chink a Woolly Coated Little Dog and other stories from Lives of the Hunted and Wild Animals at Home

By Seton, Ernest Thompson

London : Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. circa 1920's. Hardcover. Fine-p.o.'s name in calligraphy inside front board, dated "Xmas 1928." one plate detached from spine; All else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Ernest Thompson Seton. Sm 8 vo; green bords with illust. of Chink and title on front board; black spine lettering; 128 pp.;b/w decorations & illust. throughout; several b/w plates on glossy paper; other pages are heavy stock with deckled edges.


Johnny Bear, Lobo and Other Stories

By Seton, Ernest Thompson

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. first printing. Hardcover. Very good-sm. amount of rubbing to spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Ernest Thompson Seton. sm 8 vo; clay colored boards with black lettering & illust. on front board; black spine lettering; 162 pp.; b/w illust. throughout and seven b/w full page plates. inscribed by the author on the title page, dated 29, July 1938.


White Harvest

By Waltrip, Rufus

New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. very good-clean, tight, & attractive/very good-light chipping to dj edges; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Christine Price. 8 vo; mauve boards with black illust. on front board; black spine lettering; 118 pp; b/w illust. throughout; illust. dj. inscribed on the front end paper by the author.


Skippy the Little Skye Terrier

By L'Hommedieu, Dorothy K.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1944. second printing. Hardcover. Good-no dj; moderate rubbing to board edges; two small ink scribbles on rear board; a piece of white paper has been attached at upper edge inside the front board to hide a previous gift inscription; small amt of soil on rear of frontispiece; text and illust. are in excellent condition; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Marguerite Kirmse. 8 vo; illustrated paper covered boards with blue linen spine strip; illustration of Skippy on both front and rear boards; illust. end papers; 60 pp. both b/w illust. & full page color illust. throughout. Excellent condition for this hard to find book.


The Desert Daisy

By Wells, H.G.

Urbana, Il: Beta Phi Mu, 1957. Limited Edition (4,413). hardcover. Near fine - no dj; minor rubbing to spine end; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. 8 vo; black cloth covered boards; gilt lettering on front board and spine; patterned end papers; unpaged; small frontis piece b/w photograph of Wells as a child; introduction pp vii-xvix, includes note page; heavy blue paper stock blank page separates introductory material from facsimile section which reproduces both Well's illust. & text. Wells's earliest surviving narrative length composed when he was twelve years old. Scarce in this edition and condition.


The Little Squeegy Bug

By Martin, Bill and Bernard

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1945. 1967 printing. Hardcover. very good - no dj; minor rubbing and light soil to boards; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. 16 mo; rectangular picture book format; color illust on both front and rear boards; unpaged; color illust. throughout. bright, unique illust.


A Child's Garden of Verses

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., 1940. First Thus. Hardcover. Very good- no dj as issued; moderate rubbing to board edges; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Fern Bisel Peat. 4 to; green boards with full page paste down paper color illust. on both front & rear boards; illust. end papers; 89 pp + index; both b/w & color illust. throughout. stunningly beautiful illust.


Rag Doll Susie

By Wurth, Anne

New York: Saalfield Publishing Co., 1939. First Thus. Staplebound wraps. Very good-very light soiling & rubbing to attached dj; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap./very good. Fern Bisel Peat. sm 4 to; stapled wraps with a dj repeating front wrap illust.; illust. of map on end papers; unpaged; both b/w and full page & double page color illust. Bright and beautiful illustrations


Pookie and the Swallows

By Wallace, Ivy

London: Collins, 1961. Hardcover. Near Fine - no dj; p.o's name inked out on front endpaper; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Ivy Wallace. 4 to; glossy pictorial boads in bright yellow depicting Pookie (the bunny) with the swallows; illust. endpapers; unpaged; color illust. throughout. Unique and charming illust. a rare find in this fine condition.


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