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The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch, Garis, Howard R.
181 The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Julia Greene, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with clean, bright, unchipped color paste on on cover, red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1923 on front free endpaper. List of Curlytop series titles in book ends with this title. Illustrations by Julia Greene. 248 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising for children's series books. Jacket has very light soiling, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022776

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Curlytops Touring Around Or, The Missing Photograph Albums, Garis, Howard R.
182 The Curlytops Touring Around Or, The Missing Photograph Albums
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean tan cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slight tanning). 244 pp. Illustrations by Julia Greene. Dustjacket has some edge chipping, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020968

Price: 15.00 USD
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Book of the Woods, Gauss, Marianne
183 Book of the Woods
Gauss, Marianne
Laidlaw Brothers 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Sixth Printing, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 269 pp. with illustrations and decorations by C. W. Gauss. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, small chip to one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about wild animal life in the Rocky Mountains written for youngsters, and illustrated with beautiful drawings. 020426

Price: 25.00 USD
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Five Animals - Their Books, Gauss, Marianne
184 Five Animals - Their Books
Gauss, Marianne
New York Harper & Brothers 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket C. W. Gauss, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean decorated American trade binding - signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Green cloth boards with black and yellow animal and landscape illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small decoration on spine. No fraying or staining. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Nine illustrations by C. W. Gauss, including color frontis illustration. 253 pages. 022280

Price: 20.00 USD
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Romney Gay's Picture Book of Poems, Gay, Romney
185 Romney Gay's Picture Book of Poems
Gay, Romney
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1946 Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Romney Gay, Illustrator 
Clean illustrated color boards in original dust jacket. No names, writing or marks. Slight wear to top and bottom spine edge, corner tips. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. Lovely illustrations in color and black and white by the author. A wonderful collection of poems for children by various poets, 36 pages. Dustjacket is clean, unchipped, a few closed corner tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023652

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mother and Father, Gilson, Roy Rolfe
186 Mother and Father
Gilson, Roy Rolfe
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover (one small faint white spot to cover - smaller than a dime and centered on a small wreath decoration where it barely noticeable). Stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny old price label at center of front free endpaper, easily covered if you desire by antique style children's bookplate which will be enclosed with book if you wish to use. Illustrated with 8 lovely plates by Alice Barber Stephens, all pages are decorated and very clean. "You sat on Mother's lap. The wolf-wind howled at the door, and you shuddered, cuddling down in Mother's arms and the glow. The wilder the wolf-wind howled, the softer was the lamp-light, the redder were the apples on the table, the warmer was the fire..." 8vo. Children's. 011480

Price: 40.00 USD
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Kara, The Lonely Falcon, Girzone, Joseph F.
187 Kara, The Lonely Falcon
Girzone, Joseph F.
Albany, NY Richelieu Court 1979 Second edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket Eideen Molloy, Illustrator Signed
Second Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with crisp yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Jack, Joseph F. Girzone." No other markings. 48 pp. Illustrated by Eideen Molloy. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for children, and an allegory, aout a falcon who can no longer kill, even for survival. 019542

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Art of Colonial America, Glubok, Shirley
188 The Art of Colonial America
Glubok, Shirley
London The MacMillan Co. 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Clean, illustrated boards with black and white lettering on spine, black and red lettering on front cover. Very slightest hint of surface wear to bottom edges. Binding is tight and square. Pages are clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 48 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, one 3/4" chip to top left corner of rear panel near flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Miss Glubok presents the rich artistic heritage - distinctively American - that developed from roots in England, Holland, Germany and France. Great for young readers. 10" x 10". Art. 014747

Price: 15.00 USD
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Candy Floss, Godden, Rumer
189 Candy Floss
Godden, Rumer
New York Viking Press 1960 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Adrienne Adams, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with small blue illustration on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations in color and black and white by Adrienne Adams. 65 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small shallow chip at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024842

Price: 35.00 USD
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St. Jerome and the Lion, Godden, Rumer
190 St. Jerome and the Lion
Godden, Rumer
London MacMillan & Co. Ltd. 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Jean Primrose, Illustrator 
Clean white cloth boards with red and black lettering on cover, black spine with red and black lettering in white title boxes. No bumping or wear, very slight bow to boards. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Jean Primrose. Very clean bright DUSTJACKET is unchipped, not price clipped, has slightest hint of surface wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice collectible quality book. 7" x 9-1/4". Children's. 012780

Price: 30.00 USD
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Working Through at Lincoln High, Gollomb, Joseph
191 Working Through at Lincoln High
Gollomb, Joseph
New York Macmillan 1924 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Edward C. Caswell, Illustrator 
Second Printing (June, 1924). Decorated American trade binding (dark blue pebbled cloth boards with gold decoration (large building against a golden sky), stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Edward C. Caswell. 228 pages. Scarce book. 025370

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Scout of the Golden Cross, Gordon, Paul
192 The Scout of the Golden Cross
Gordon, Paul
New York Henry Holt and Company 1920 First Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Very scarce children's book with a Boy Scout theme. First Edition. Red cloth boards with gold lettering and eagle on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Very slight fading to spine. Very light surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration by Franke, six additional black and white illustrations. 208 pages + 4 pages of "Who's Who Among Authors" at rear of book. 021795

Price: 50.00 USD
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Jed - A Boy's Adventures in the Army of '61-'65, Goss, Warren Lee
193 Jed - A Boy's Adventures in the Army of '61-'65
Goss, Warren Lee
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1889 early printing Hardcover Near Fine no dustjacket W. S. Shelton, Illustrator 
Decorated American Trade Binding. Later printing (1889 on copyright page, twenty-seventh thousand on title page). Very clean beige cloth boards with black and red decoration, black lettering on cover; red lettering, black and red sword and wreath decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white illustrations by W. S. Shelton. Preface by the author. 404 pages. 022011

Price: 40.00 USD
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Rhoda of Briar Rose Hill, Gray, Belle
194 Rhoda of Briar Rose Hill
Gray, Belle
New York Barse & Company 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean purple silk cloth boards with small clean paste-on color illustration (unworn), stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and address neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Charles L. Wrenn. 316 pages. 026299

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother, Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
195 The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother
Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean decorated paper-covered cloth boards with clean gray cloth spine, clean unworn paper paste-on title label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 214 pages, with blank pages for the mother-reader to record the sayings of her own children. Dustjacket in fair condition with chips, tears and piece missing at top of rear panel -- what's there is clean, with a lovely portrait of the author on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book recording some of the wise and humorous sayings and thoughts of children,plus a section on "What children should read", "The Bible Lesson", and "Some Prayers and Invocations for the Use of Children." 021004

Price: 25.00 USD
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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
196 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, illustration of jungle cat on cover, black lettering and small illustration on spine. Very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 309 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ken Ward and his younger brother Hal take a trip into the wilds of Mexico. 021572

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Young Pitcher, Grey, Zane
197 The Young Pitcher
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1939 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in original illustrated dustjacket. Clean rust red boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned) with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean dustjacket has small fingernail size chip at top spine edge, very small spine corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for boys by Zane Grey about a young man who enters Wayne College to pursue his study of forestry and ends up playing baseball when a new varsity team is organized. 018917

Price: 40.00 USD
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198 Fantasies Two
Griffith, William Jr.
Millbrae, CA Dawne-Leigh Publications 1980 0-89742-039-X / 9780897420396 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard C. Ward, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing. Clean color illustrated boards. Very slight surface wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 158 pgs. Illustrations by Richard C. Ward. Clean color-illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge extending slightly into front and rear board corners, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 016024

Price: 12.00 USD
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Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales, Griffiths, Barbara
199 Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales
Griffiths, Barbara
New York Dial Books 1992 0-8037-0952-8 / 9780803709522 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray/blue boards with gray cloth spine, red lettering on spine. Very slight edge wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 114 pgs. Illustrations by the author. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 012285

Price: 12.00 USD
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Dear Mili, Grimm, Wilhelm
200 Dear Mili
Grimm, Wilhelm
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1988 0374317623 / 9780374317621 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with small blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small tasteful previous owner name stamped on front fixed endpaper. Beautifully illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019715

Price: 25.00 USD
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