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SMOKY

By James, Will

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. Mustard colored hardcover binding clean and tight. Some yellowing to pages, foxing endpapers, else clean and tight interior 310 pages. DJ has large chip missing bottom of spine, a gift note on front cover. Flap has price of $2.00 with words Library Edition under title but not an ex-library book. A different dj cover - half-red with title and author name, other half has an illustration of the horse and a note from the author about the book. Back of dj has cowboy on a bucking Smoky. Will James classic story of a cowpony originally published in 1927 and a Newbery Medal winner.. Illus. by James, Will. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Fair.

$18.00

ONE MORNING IN MAINE

By McCloskey, Robert

New York: Viking Press and Junior Literary Guild, 1952. Gray hardcover cloth binding with blue text and decoration. Clean square and tight. Interior clean, tight, and bright. 64 pages. DJ missing large chip front cover that takes out author's first name Robert. Split along spine bottom 4". Rubbing along spine edges, closed tear back cover - protected from further damage with clean Brodart jacket. A bit of staining on front of dj. Overall a very nice copy of early printing of Caldecott Honor book. Does NOT have Caldecot seal.. Illus. by McCloskey, Robert. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair.

$160.00

WHY MOSQUITOS BUZZ IN PEOPLE'S EARS (includes 33rpm record)

By Aarema, Verna

New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1976. Softcover in good condition, general shelfwear. Caldecott winning book - this also includes a 33.1/3 rpm record of the story read by Pearl Primus. A West African Tale.. Illus. by Dillon, Leo and Diane. 8vo - Square. 2nd. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.00

BLACK GOLD

By Henry, Marguerite

Chicago: Rand McNally, 1969. Pictorial hardcover boards binding clean, square and tight. DJ has minimal shelfwear, chip on back of dj, price-clipped. Gold seal on cover as winner of the Sequoyah Children's Book Award. B/W illus throughout, color endpapers. 173 pages + epilogue. Fact-based fiction about the coal black Thoroughbred foal with ties to Oklahoma and the Osage Indians who won the Kentucky Derby.. Illus. by Dennis, Wesley. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 8th. Hardcover. Fine/Near Very Good.

$28.00

UP A ROAD SLOWLY

By Hunt, Irene

Chicago and New York: Follett Publishing Company, 1966. Hardcover pictorial cloth binding - same as dj. Back pocket removed, only a few small stamps. DJ clean and crisp, a tiny bit of shelwear - no library markings on jacket. Price clipped. 1967 Newbery winner. 192 pages. A clean ex-library copy.. Illus. by Bolognese, Don. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st Stated. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Very Good.

$22.00

THE BIG SNOW

By Hader, Berta & Elmer

New York: Macmillan, 1957. Blue hardcover cloth binding square and tight - rubbed corners, boards showing. Light soiling to covers. Front pocket intact - a few stamps, else minimal library markings. DJ flaps glued to ffep. 1949 Caldecott Award winner. For ages 4-6. Unpaginated. In many beautiful pictures, the Haders show how winter comes to the woodland as the busy animals prepare.. Illus. by Hader, Berta & Elmer. Small 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. 10th (1048). Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$5.00

When Shlemiel Went to Warsaw and Other Stories

By Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Farrar, Straus and Giroux 3rd 1970 (1968) VG w/good dj. Gift inscription on ffep. Chips on dj, else good. Pictures by Margot, Zemach. Jewish tales for children - "they have the sweep, the direct voice-to-ear simplicity, the easy familiarity which make all folks literature universal". 1969 Newbery Honor. Hardcover.

$15.00