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Rooster Crows for A Day, Burman, Ben Lucien
61 Rooster Crows for A Day
Burman, Ben Lucien
New York E. P. Dutton 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold riverboat on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Alice Caddy. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "Steamboat Round the Bend," this book was the winner of the 1944-1945 Thomas Jefferson Award. It is a novel of equatorial Africa. For a long time Mississippi steamboats have been transported all over the world for shallow river navigation. The author has taken one of these vessels with its pilot off to the fever-ridden Congo, a region he knows, like the Mississippi, from actual experience. All the scenes are experienced through the eyes of Little Doc, the boy from Cotton Valley. 027823

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The First Book of Holidays, Burnett, Bernice
62 The First Book of Holidays
Burnett, Bernice
New York Franklin Watts, Inc. 1955 Seventh Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Marjorie Glaubach, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded green boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 62 pgs. + index. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, long taped closed tear on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An introduction to the important holidays for children -- how the holidays originated, from New Year's Day to Christmas, why we celebrate them as we do, with fun pictures by Marjorie Glaubach and simple, well written text. 7-1/2" x 9". Children's. 016537

Price: 10.00 USD
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Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
63 Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with red, black and gilt illustration on cover, red and black lettering on cover, gilt, red and black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Fly leaf has previous owner name along with a couple of black ink drops from fountain pen. All other pages clean and bright with no foxing, no marks. 146 pgs. + advertisement. Lovely black & white illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2" 011828

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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
64 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1973 0316117161 / 9780316117166 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 234 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has slight fading to lettering on spine, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The record of two idyllic summers spent close to the North Pole in the Eskimo community of Pond Inlet. It is also a knowing and sympathetic study of the Inuit (Eskimos) themselves. Mrs. Burnford warmly admires her friends' remarkable gifts as mechanics, artists, and hunters; she enjoys their courage, their gaiety, their wise way with children, and she respects the social delicacy of a people who believe that the gross and impetuous white man is the descendant of dogs. 026390

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The Walton Boys and Gold in the Snow, Burton, Hal
65 The Walton Boys and Gold in the Snow
Burton, Hal
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Robert Doremus, Illustrator 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Blue boards with orange and white illustration (skis and ski poles) on cover, orange and white lettering. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with red text block edges. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. 251 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean bright dust jacket is unfaded, has one tiny chip at base of rear panel, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whitman no. 2339. The discovery of an old map - a map of Uncle John's gold mine - causes great excitement in the Walton household. Soon the boys are on their way to Utah for a week's holiday of skiing and searching for the lost mine. 025022

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The Cheerful Smugglers, Butler, Ellis Parker
66 The Cheerful Smugglers
Butler, Ellis Parker
New York Century Company 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket May Wilson Preston, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). Clean beige cloth boards with rust brown and black decoration on cover, rust brown lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (tiny initials in corner of rear fixed endpaper). Eight illustrations by May Wilson Preston, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 277 pages. 022266

Price: 30.00 USD
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Hoofmarks, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer
67 Hoofmarks
Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer
Exeter, New Hampshire J N Townsend Publishing 1994 1880158051 / 9781880158050 First Unknown Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers (very small tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper with intial "M"). Signed by author on the title page below her printed name: Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci" in blue pen. Illustrated with small page decorations at chapter headings. 233 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the author's young life growing up in Watertown, New York in the early 1900's, surrounded by animals and nature, and her efforts to make her dream come true of having a horse. The story of how she and her beloved horse "Chub" worked together, skidding logs and plowing fields, is at the heart of this story. 026510

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The Eighteenth Emergency, Byars, Betsy
68 The Eighteenth Emergency
Byars, Betsy
New York Viking Press 1973 0670290556 / 9780670290550 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Robert Grossman, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean unworn illustrated boards. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Grossman. 126 page + a page "About the Author." Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author writes with humor, compassion and gret understanding of what it is to face up to fear and terror -- and honor -- when you are a man of twelve. 025199

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69 The Wishbone Children
Byington, Eloise
Chicago Albert Whitman & Co. 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Kathleen Frantz, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards (very slight bit of speckling to rear board) with bright, clean and unchipped paste-on color illustration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Beautiful color illustrated endpapers, illustrations throughout. 64 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful example of this book.Children's. 009214

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Bartletts of Box-B Ranch, Campbell, Camilla
70 The Bartletts of Box-B Ranch
Campbell, Camilla
New York Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Glenn Chestnut, Illustrator 
Clean turquoise boards with yellow illustration on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 255 pgs. Illustrations by Glenn Chestnut. Clean dustjacket is unclipped (2.25 on front inside flap), has a few tiny nicks, slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A children's story about life on a big Texas cattle ranch, with 32 full-page illustrations by Glenn Chestnut. 018694

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Fiddlesticks and Freckles - The Forest Frolics of Two Funny Fawns, Campbell, Sam
71 Fiddlesticks and Freckles - The Forest Frolics of Two Funny Fawns
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1955 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Sam Campbell, Illustrator Signed
Clean book in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by the author. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 243 pgs. with illustrations by the author. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), clean with very slight fading to spine, hint of very faint soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very nice children's book from the "Forest Life Series" by Sam Campbell, "The Philosopher of the Forest." 018756

Price: 40.00 USD
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On Wings of Cheer - A Red-Winged Blackbird Shares His Happy Heart, Campbell, Sam
72 On Wings of Cheer - A Red-Winged Blackbird Shares His Happy Heart
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1948 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
No edition stated, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pp. with illustrations by the author. Clean illustrated dust jacket is price clipped at corner of front inside flap, unchipped, a few short closed edge tears. Photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Children's book about the wonders of nature and wildlife in the north woods of Wisconsin. 019551

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze, Campbell, Sam
73 The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harry H. Lees, Illustrator Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by the author on front free endpaper; no other marks. Illustrated by Harry H. Lees. 236 pp. Clean jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has tiny chip at upper spine edge, hint of foxing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A "Forest Life Series" book written or children, with wonderful educational and entertaining stories about animals and nature. 019355

Price: 35.00 USD
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The World at Bay, Capon, Paul
74 The World at Bay
Capon, Paul
John C. Winston Company 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; a few faint small water spot dots. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully decorated endpapers (Jacket and endpaper designs by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or marks. 208 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unfaded, no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Twenty-six science fiction books listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025813

Price: 250.00 USD
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Carroll, Lewis
75 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
Carroll, Lewis
New York Random House 1946 Special Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John Tenniel, Fritz Kredel, illustrators 
Two hardcover books in original slipcase, published in 1946. Decorated paper-covered boards are clean, no wear, with red and blue cloth bindings, black title boxes with gold lettering. Slightest hint of spine fade. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. John Tenniel illustrations colored by Fritz Kredel. Each book has rectangular color illustration of Alice in action on cover. Slipcase has some cracking along top edge which has been carefully re-glued, paper covering of slipcase is quite clean with a clean unchipped illustrated title label; a few tiny rubs to edges. 027119

Price: 175.00 USD
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76 Barney the Donkey
Casserley, Anne
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated by Author 
Green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Front board and spine very clean, rear board quite clean with very faint small stain at lower board outside edge. Very little wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, bookplates, or marks. Delightful illustrations by the author. 143 pgs. 6" x 7-3/4". Children's. 008435

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Happy Giraffe, Cavanah, Frances
77 The Happy Giraffe
Cavanah, Frances
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean paper-covered boardes with furry "flocked" giraffe (front cover) and monkey (rear cover) in perfect condition. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Clarence Biers. Book cover opens to a smaller dimension book in shape of a fence with animals in, on and around it. Dust jacket is unclipped, has slight edge wear, a small surface scrape to front cover just under "Giraffe", closed tear at top spine fold (approx 2") - but quite clean and with flocking still in excellent condition. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024851

Price: 75.00 USD
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Mayken - A Child's Story of the Netherlands in the Sixteenth Century, Chase, Jessie Anderson
78 Mayken - A Child's Story of the Netherlands in the Sixteenth Century
Chase, Jessie Anderson
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram "K" on cover design). Clean olive green cloth boards with white decoration (scene of caped man on horseback galloping past a windmill). Crisp white lettering on cove and spine. Light bumping to corners; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner bookplate in upper corner of front pastedown. Six full page illustrations by Troy and Margaret Kinney. 219 pages. 025356

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Lighthouse Keeper's Son, Chauncy, Nan
79 The Lighthouse Keeper's Son
Chauncy, Nan
London Oxford University Press 1961 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Published 1969" on copyright page, 1969 on title page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 133 pp. Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020496

Price: 40.00 USD
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Young Folks' History of the Civil War, Cheney, Mrs. C. Emma
80 Young Folks' History of the Civil War
Cheney, Mrs. C. Emma
Chicago / New York The Werner Company 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with darker gray, black and green illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear-through at one lower corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name, address and date beautifully penned on front free endpaper (1901). Profusely illustrated in black and white. 556 pages with index. 028071

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