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Stories for Little Children

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010204

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's tan cloth with stamped navy blue titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor handling wear with small wear at spine tips and along the top edge. Oblong quarto: 8 by 7.25 inches; 48 unnumbered pages. Illustrated by Wenda Yap. -Pearl S. Buck, (1892 -1973) American author noted for her novels of life in China. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. Pearl Buck began to write in the twenties; her first novel, ... View more info

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The Night Before Christmas

By: Clement C. Moore ; Animated by Meg Wohlberg

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York:, Crown Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010967

Condition: Very Good


Features brightly colored pictorial paper-covered boards. Very rare in this condition. The 'animated pictures' are by Meg Wohlberg the pop-ups/mechanicals are intact and working, and the Christmas tree ribbon is present. First Edition, First Printing. [thus]Spiral Binding. Unpaginated, 16 pages plus endpages. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; 7 inches wide. The book shows very well, with minimal indications of age/wear, including mild shelf wear and rubbing, with minor loss to the head and foot of the spine. Text and illustrations are clear and vibrant on lightly age toned pages. All mechanicals ... View more info

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The Very Quiet Cricket

By: Eric Carle

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, World of Eric Carle: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010947

ISBN: 0399218858

Condition: New


Typical of Carle's style, the language is simple, with rhythm, repetition, and alliteration to delight young listeners. Painted collage illustrations are lavish and expressive. School Library Journal.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Mona Minim and the Smell of the Sun

By: Frame, Janet

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009760

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear no chipping or tears. 8vo; 9.5 by 7.25 inches; 94 pages. noted illustrator and noted New Zealand author. View more info

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Star of the North

By: Francis William Sullivan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1916

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 002518

Condition: Very Good


First Edition First Printing. 8vo; 7.5 inches tall, 379 pages with 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Forest green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles on the spine. Front board has raised decorations of trees and a gilt box with titles above an emblem of stamped gilt snow shoes. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings firm though there is a small shelf lean. Light shelf wear with pushed lower spine, and small rubs to corners. Text clean and bright. Bookplate of a bookstore lending library on front free endpage and evidence of removal on endpages. No other marks. View more info

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Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time

By: Gurney, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Turner Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010908

ISBN: 1878685236

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has aged on theinside which does not show. A sweet, visually attractive utopian fantasy about an island where humans and dinosaurs not to mention mammoths, flying reptiles, and exotic plants live together in peace. View more info

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A City in Winter

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking/Ariel: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010112

ISBN: 0670868434

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes to note; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. World Fantasy Award Winner Best Novella. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Pot Bank

By: Liang, Yen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Philadelphia - New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1956

Seller ID: 010812

Condition: Good


A difficult title to obtain in any condition. Withdrawn Library copy First Edition, First Printing. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, but for library markings; light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Library bindings no Dust jacket. Oblong; 8.25 by 7.25 inches. Possibly one of the first Chinese-American children's books both written and illustrated by an Asian author, though most of the characters were children in China rather than the US. Liang was a noted Chinese-born architect, an early protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright who helped design the United Na... View more info

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Happy New Year

By: Liang, Yen

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010813

Condition: Very Good


Dee-dee and his sister, Bao, have fun celebrating their Chinese New Year street festivals and parades, family ceremonies and a dazzling midnight firework display are presented with double-page spreads in brown, slate and Chinese red, with very strong emphasis on design. [Kirkus] First Edition, First Printing. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. There is a streak top to bottom on front. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has toned with edge chipping and small loss near the spine and lower front co... View more info

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Hello Alaska.
[Kurt Wiese]

By: Litchfield, Sarsh.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Chicago:, Albert Whitman & Company,: 1951.

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 004543


Ex. Library. Bindings sound. Text clean but for library stamps/blacked out. Wear to edges. View more info

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Little Faces from Far Places [7 Unused/Uncut Paper Dolls]

By: Nordell, Julia

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010953

Condition: Near Fine


An American Girl Traveling Across Europe in 1933 with Untouched Paper Doll Cutouts. First Edition, First Printing. With seven full-color paper dolls of Joanna and her friends in national costume never cut. A near-fine copy of a striking book.Original black cloth spine, color pictorial paper boards with "porthole" cut-out to upper board, color pictorial endpapers. Color illustrations throughout, seven full-page international paper dolls printed in full color. Light edgewear, corners bumped. Quarto, 11.5 x 8.25: 78 pages. First edition of this vividly illustrated children's travel... View more info

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Buffalo Bill

By: Parin d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1952

Seller ID: 010954

Condition: Very Good


Early Printing of the First Edition. The life story of Buffalo Bill Cody, The famous buffalo hunter, plainsman, Wild West showman attractively presented for children. Pictorial boards bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped has toned with wear and a small loss on spine. Gift inscription on front endpage. Each page illustrated alternating between color and b/w. View more info

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Postman Joe. A Blackberry Farm Book.

By: Pilgrim, Jane

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago:, The Potato Press,: 1973.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004569


Postman Joe is a cheerful Robin who lived at Blackberry Farm. The farm people called him Postmanhj Joe because he brought their letters, and told them all the news. He lived in an old kettle and has encountered at the farm, with Mrs. Squirrel, Ernest Owl, Mrs. Nibble (the Rabbit), and Henry the Pig. A delightful story and the illustrations are fantastic.[AZ]> Orange cloth covered boards with white color illustrations. Bindings firm. Light wear. Some aging to the front. Text clean minor age toning. View more info

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In Wheelabout and Cockalone

By: Rhys, Grace

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011019

Condition: Very Good


The story of little Maggie her wicked stepmother the fairies and Rabjibooli the Imp and of all the surprising things that happened to them in Cockalone and Wheelabout Woods. [PW Advert] First American Edition, printed from English sheets. 8vo; 9 inches tall; 239 pages. Decoratively bound in green cloth with a pictorial pastedown to the front cover. All four color plates by Margaret W. Tarrant are present in this antique fairy book. The text is further enhanced with line drawings by Megan Rhys. This book shows very nicely, with some indications of age and wear, including shelf we... View more info

Image for <b>A Year with the Fairies</b><br>[Illustrations: M. T. (Penny) Ross]

A Year with the Fairies
[Illustrations: M. T. (Penny) Ross]

By: Scott, Anna M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago:, P. F. Volland & Co.,: 1914.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005013

Condition: Very Good


A picture book of fairy folk with a poem for each picture very attractively made on thick coated paper with good plates It takes the fairies through the year and shows how they provide good fun for children. Bound in salmon paper-covered boards and gray cloth spine. The front cover has a pictorial design in several colors depicting a fairy balancing a pole with lanterns at the ends. Moderate external wear, with light soiling to the covers and very minor loss of color at the tips of the corners. Binding is firm and square. Text clean. Date on top front-free end page. The volume... View more info