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McElligot's Pool

by Dr. Seuss

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$500.00

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Early edition of McElligot's Pool, published by The Junior Literary Guild and Random House, Inc. Copyright 1947, no other printing noted. This book's front cover depicts an open-mouthed fish, as does the first printing, Blue boards with red lettering and drawing. Boards show some light soil, corners bumped, some wear mostly to edges and spine. Spine fully intact, has a one inch… Read more
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The Island of Birds

by Fitzroy, Olivia

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$125.00

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Jonathan Cape, London, 1960. Second printing (first published 1954). A very attractive copy in dust jacket. Octavo, 253 pages bound in woven green cloth with burgandy lettering on spine and bird image on cover. Illustrated from drawings by Raymond Sheppard. VG+/VG+: Pages are slightly yellowed, light spotting to side and bottom page edges, but interior… Read more
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A Flower Book: Dumpy Books for Children No. 7

by Coybee, Eden (Nellie Benson, illustrator)

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$100.00

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Grant Richards, London, 1903. Second edition of this scarce title in the Dumpy Books For Children. 16mo bound in buff cloth with burgundy vertical lines; 24 enchanting color plates; text and plates appear on one side of page only. Text inspired by "Flowers and Flower Lore" by Hilderic Friend. Very nice condition with light signs… Read more
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Amateur Circus Life

by Balch, Ernest

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Published
1924
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$55.00

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Macmillan, NY, 1924. Reprint of 1916 edition. Subtitle: "A new method of physical development for boys and girls based on the Ten Elements of Simple Tumbling and adapted from the practice of professional acrobats." An unusual book: a practical system of physical training built around the circus idea. Contents include how to prepare a show with… Read more
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Pal and Peter

by Gottlieb, William P

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$20.00

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Simon & Schuster, NY, 1956. First printing, "A" on last page. Near mint copy, signed by Bill Gottlieb, who took the photos and wrote the text and supplied family members for posing.
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Indians Wild and Cruel

by Stovall, Dennis H

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$20.00

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Whitman, Racine, WI, 1929. First printing. Small octavo, 55 pages, with illustrations by Marie S. Frobisher; illustrated endpapers. From the author of Cowboys Rough and Ready, and Pirates Fierce and Bold. Despite the title, the stories in this book are sympathetic to the Indians and their plight. Generally VG, considering the book's fragility; covers bright,… Read more
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Baby Possum's Queer Voyage

by Burgess, Thornton W. (illustrated by Harrison Cady)

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$50.00

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Whitman, Racine WI, 1927. First printing, 29 pages. Text block sewn into cardboard covers with color illustrations. Each page of text has bright color illustrations by Harrison Cady. One of a series of Burgess books beginning with The Neatness of Bobby Coon. VG: name erased from front endpapers with a slight amount of abrasion; pages… Read more
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L'Illustre Dompteur

by Guigou, P. (text) & Vimar, A. (pictures)

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E. Plon, Paris, nd. Oblong octavo bound in dark brown silk cloth, cover paste-on illustration. Delightful color illustrations on every page showing circus menagerie at work and at play. VG: binding still tight, wear to corners, some faint staining to back cover. Front endpaper creased; light foxing on right margin of title page; some darkening… Read more
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