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THE BIG BOOK OF WILD ANIMALS

By Grabianski, Janusz (pictures) edited By Margaret Green

New York: Franklin Watts, 1964. Light greyy hardcover cloth binding clean, square and tight. Illustrated endpapers. DJ has some shelfwear - chips and some tears, some tape repairs, protected in clean Brodart from further damage. 238 pages. Interior clean and bright. Wonderfully illustrated by a popular artists. 28 stories about animals in their natural settings. Gerald Durrell, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, W. H. Hudson, Emil E. Liers, Henry Williamson, Svend Fleuron, Jim Kjelgaard, Osa Johnson, Denis Clark, Robert McClung, and more.. Illus. by Grabianski, Janusz. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st American. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

$12.00

THE ROAD IN STORYLAND

By Piper, Watty

Platt & Munk, 1932. Dark Blue hardcover cloth bidning with gilt title and picture pastedown has some rubbing, wear top and bottom of spine, secure and tight. Interior mostly clean with some smudges. Stories include are: Olaf and the Three Goats; The Shoemaker and the Elves; Little Half Chick; The Rooster and The Fox; How Little Bunny Rabbit Caught the Sun; The Hare and the Hedgehog; The Easter Rabbit; The Elephant and the Monkey; The Country Mouse and the City Mouse; The Dog and His Shadow; The Little Turtle That Could Not Stop Talking; How Brother Rabbit Fooled the Whale and the Elephant; Boots and his Brothers; The Stone in the Road; King Midas; The Pine Tree and its Needles; A Donkey's Story; The Old Woman Who Wanted All the Cakes; The Star Dipper; AND The Cap That Mother Made.. Illus. by Holling, H.C. And Lucille W.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket.

$40.00

THE LOUISA ALCOTT STORY BOOK

By Coe, Fanny E. (editor)

Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1910. Brown hardcover cloth binding with illustration imprinted on front showing girl in a kitchen with a dog. Clean square and tight, bumped corners. Only library marking is a school stamp on front endpaper. Interior clean and tight with some foxing, tissue between b/w frontispiece and title page, a bit of hinge crack at title page but binding integrity is good. Includes a biographical sketch of Miss Alcott. From Preface: "Selections from book are from Little Men and other best known books by Miss Alcott with a vew to furnishing to the schools a supplementary reader which should furnish instruction in ethics.". Illus. by Frontispiece Illustration. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$55.00

BIG MUSIC OR TWENTY MERRY TALES TO TELL

By Bleeker, Mary Noel

New York: Viking Press, 1966. Decorated yellow hardcover binding square and tight - foxing along spine. Interior clean bright and tight 256 pages. DJ is torn along spine and in fold of front flap. Foxing, staining on jacket. Stories from Uncle Remus, Up El River, Tales of the Punjab, and many more.. Illus. by Glanzman, Louis S.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 7th. Hardcover. Good+/Good.

$10.00

THE SUGAR PLUM TREE and Other Verses

By Field, Eugene

Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1930. Red hardcover binding with black cloth spine rubbed along edges. Very minor separation starting top of inside cover. Gift inscription ffep. Interior clean bright and tight. Unpaginated. Many full color illustrations and numerous b/w sketches every page. Verses include The Sugar-Plum Tree, Fiddle-Dee-Dee, The Naughty Doll, The Duel (gingham dog and calico cat), and Wynken Blynken and Nod. The color illustrations are fabulous!. Illus. by Peat, Fern Bisel. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$65.00

THE DANCING MULE

By Salzburg, J. L.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1942. Orange hardcover cloth binding square and tight, bumped corners, soiled. 31 pages of poetry, slightly yellowed pages. Title page was torn in half and has been taped. Rest of interior clean and tight. 21 poems for children with very nice illustrations throughout.. Illus. by DeMuth, Flora Nash. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 1st Stated. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$26.00

IN AND OUT

By Robinson, Tom

New York: Viking Press, 1943. Grey hardcover cloth binding square and tight - some chalk marks and yellowing to front cover; bumped corners. 140 pages. Poetry for children with beautiful, delicate illustrations in color and b/w.. Illus. by De Angeli, Marguerite. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$7.00

THE SUGAR PLUM TREE - Eugene Fields Poems Including The Sugarm Plum Tree, Seein' Things, The Stork, and The Dream Ship

By Field, Eugene

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1929. Pictorial hardcover binding has been professionally rebound with a red cloth spine. Some light soiling, remains of tape marks on back cover, rubbed edges. Interior clean and tight with some smudges. Gift inscription fep. Illustrated endpapers. Four poems with beautiful color illustrations on every page.. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket.

$58.00

THE TALKING STONE

By Cunningham, Caroline

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. Blue hardcover binding clean square and tight, some rubbing along bottom edge. Name written on ffep. 116 pages. Price-clipped dj has some closed tears and shelfwear. Stories told a thousand years ago in America by Indians and Eskimos. Writte for ages 6-12, this is a series of short stories and legends.. Illus. by Floethe, Richard. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st Stated. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Very Good.

$20.00

NEW RAINBOW MISSIONARY STORIES

By Rudy, Stella M. ("Aunt Stella")

Harrisburg, PA: Christian Publications Inc., 1943. Blue hardcover cloth binding has some soiling, bumped corners. Illustrated endpapers, hinges good and tight. 192 pages. Stories gathered from many sources and contributed by Christian missionaries of many lands to interest children around the world.. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket.

$8.00

TIRRA LIRRA - RHYMES OLD AND NEW

By Richards, Laura E.

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1955. Green hardcover cloth binding has minor wear at corners, clean square and tight. Name on fep and back endpaper, else interior clean and bright. DJ is price clipped, else crisp with only a couple of minor closed tears. 194 pages with index of first lines of poems. Foreword by May Hill Arbuthnot. Richards is the daughter of Julia Ward Howe. She wrote these poems for her daughter. According to the foreword: ".no hurdy-gurdy ever turned out gayer tunes or made a more joyful noice than Laura E. Richard's Tirra Lirra.". Illus. by Davis, Marguerite. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 5th. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$15.00

FUNNY STORIES: THE LITTLE CANDY RABBIT, FUNNY MIKE AT CHRISTMAS, and DANDY THE DUCK

By Stumpf, Alta

Johnson Publishing Company, 1939. Shelfwear to this staple-bound paperback, 32 pages. Interior clean and tight. Two easy-to-read and one rhyme for young children to read with charming blue-tone illustrations.. Illus. by Tazelaar, Elizabeth. Small 8vo. Soft cover. Near Very Good/No Jacket.

$25.00

A RING OF TALES

By Lines, Kathleen

London: Oxford University Press, 1958. Yellow hardcover cloth binding clean, square and tight. Some tiny pin-prick holes through first few pages, blacked out name on ffep. 240 pages. DJ has shelfwear and light rubbing. A book of stories and poems for ages 4-8. Authors include Walter de la Mare, James Reeves, A.A. Milne, Joseph Jacobs, Eleanor Farjeon, Rudyard Kipling, Alexi Tolstoy, Arthur Ransome, Brothers Grimm. and many others. A nicely illustrated collection.. Illus. by Jones, Harold. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Good+.

$25.00

ENCHANTED VILLAGE

By Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

New York: Viking Press, 1953. Yellow hardcover cloth binding has cocked spine and bumped corners, minor soiling, tight. Front pocket detached, minimal marks. 190 pages. Ghost stories.. Illus. by Evans, Eileen. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 2nd. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$10.00

LET THE MOON GO BY - A BOOK OF TALL TALES part of American Heritage Series

By Sterne, Emma Gelders (illus By L.F. Bjorklund)

New York: Aladdin Books, 1955. Green cloth decorated binding soiled, bumped corners with light fray. Illus endpapers. A few smudges throughout. Binding secure. Very minor remains of removed bookplate on ffep. Dedicated to Carl Sandburg.. Illus. by Bjorklund, L.F.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket.

$12.00

COURAGE TO WIN - Stories for Boys

By Dunn, Mildred (editor)

Broadman Press, 1967. Stamp on copyright page only mark. Full of challenging situations and strivings against impossible odds these are stories of courage and triumph. Bob Richards, 1952 Olympic pole vaulting champion; Legson Kayira walked barefoot 2500 mil es across Africa en route to a US education; 16-yr old Ivan Shapazian saves the grape crops of all growers in the valley; and many more. 144 pages.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$6.00

TOLD UNDER THE CITY UMBRELLA

By Literature Committee of the Assoc of Childhood Education Int'l (selected by)

New York: Macmillan, 1972. Red cloth binding torn top 1.1/2" spine, spine sticker, some soiling, but overall square and tight. Front pocket intact, few marks, text good+. Stories by George Selden, Dale Fife, Peggy Mann, Norma Keating, P aula Fox, Yoshiko Uchida, Emily Neville and others. Over 300 pages with notes on authors.. Illus. by Weil, Lisl. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$6.00

MAGGIE AND BOB and Other Stories

By Nesbit, Z.A.R

London, Edinburgh, and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons Inc., 1920. Gray/green hardcover pictorial binding shaky but firmly intact. Hinge crack at title page showing threds. Light soiling to covers. Yellowing pages, another hinge crack at pages 16/17. 1921 gift inscription ffep. A few marks and general wear. Reading copy only.. Illus. by Illustrated. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.

$10.00

JINGLE JANGLE

By Gay, Zhenya

New York: Viking Press, 1953. Beige cloth binding soiled, some fray top and bottom of covers. Spine cocked. Hinge crack pages 32/33. Binding secure. 79 pages of charmingly illus rhymes about kittens, and foals, and puppies, and hippos - and many other animals and things.. Illus. by Gay, Zhenya. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$9.00

THE TIGER'S WHISKER - and Other Tales and Legends from Asia and the Pacific

By Courland, Harold (illus By Enrico Arno)

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1959. Gray boards binding clean and tight. Yellowing interior pages. DJ has minor shelfwear. 152 pages.. Illus. by Arno, Enrico. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Near Very Good.

$9.00

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