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    Author: Leo Politi
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1.   (POLITI, Leo, b/w illus). Lopez, Margarita and Esther Brown   Aqui Se Habla Español   Publisher: Boston: D.C. Heath. (1942). Spanish text for teaching speaking vocabulary in junior and senior high schools and colleges. 12mo. x,188p . Orange pictorial cloth. Pencil notations on first 27 pages, small spot near base of spine; else about fine.

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Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 28280.
  
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2.   (POLITI, Leo, b/w illus.). López, Margarita & Esther Brown   Aquí Se Habla Español   Publisher: Boston: D.C. Heath, (1942). 12mo. Pictorial cloth. x, 188 p . Fine. Spanish text for teaching speaking & vocabulary in junior & senior high schools & colleges

Appr.: | AUD 41.10 CAD 38.96 EUR 27.03 GBP 19.23 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 375.00 

Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 48286.
  
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3.   POLITI, Leo   The Butterflies Come   Publisher: Scribners, (1957). Color illus by the author. Small 4to. Yellow cloth, stamped in orange. Unpaginated . First Edition. 1" light smudge on front cover; else FINE in lightly edgeworn d/j, with a 1" chip at heel of spine, a 1/2" chip at head of spine & few 1" tears. Evrey year in the fall a wonderful thing happens on the Monterey peninsula of California. Thousands of orange and black Monarch butterflies come to spend the winter

Appr.: | AUD 61.64 CAD 58.44 EUR 40.54 GBP 28.85 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 562.50 

Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 51984.
  
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4.   POLITI, Leo   Song of the Swallows   Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. B/w & color illus. by the author. Small 4to. Light green cloth, stamped in dark green. Unpaginated . Early reprint. Very lightly worn at extremities; else near Fine in price clipped, tattered & internally reinforced d/j.

Appr.: | AUD 41.10 CAD 38.96 EUR 27.03 GBP 19.23 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 375.00 

Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 60334.
  
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5.   POLITI, Leo   Pedro: The Angel of Olvera Street   Publisher: New York: Scribner's, 1946. Color illus. by the author. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in white. Unpaginated . First Edition ("A"). INSCRIBED & SIGNED & dated Christmas, 1949. Very lightly worn at extremities, slight lean to spine; else near FINE.

Appr.: | AUD 130.14 CAD 123.38 EUR 85.59 GBP 60.90 JPY 9,500.00 MXN 1,187.50 ZAR 1,187.50 

Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 61018.
  
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6.   (POLITI, Leo, b/w illus.). L—pez, Margarita & Esther Brown   Aqu’ Se Habla Espa–ol   Publisher: Boston: D.C. Heath, (1942). 12mo. Pictorial cloth. x, 188 p . Very good. Spanish text for teaching speaking & vocabulary in junior & senior high schools & colleges

Appr.: | AUD 30.82 CAD 29.22 EUR 20.27 GBP 14.42 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 281.25 

Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 66452.
  
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7.   Politi, Leo   ORIGINAL ART - GOUACHE PAINTING OF YOUNG GIRLS SINGING By Leo Politi   Picture
Signed and dated 1942. This is a gouache painting by Leo Politi, artist, author, and illustrator, known for his stories in writing and depictions in art of the young children and their parents and culture in the neighborhoods of Los Angeles. This painting is of three young girls singing. The girl in the center is holding a (song? ) book and the eyes of all three are lowered or closed as if following from the book or singing from memory. They all have long sleeve blouses and skirts and are wearing sandals. Completed in reds and neutrals - no background scene. The medium to deep reds and neutrals are vibrant and intense. Signed and dated 1942 in the upper right corner. This painting was previously framed and there is what appears to be a burn mark at what was, most likely, the frame opening which is 10 7/8" high x 9 7/8" wide. There is a pencil border drawn beyond that at 11 ¾" high x 10 1/8" wide. The outside dimensions of the paper are 15 ¼" high x 11 7/8" wide. This print has been professionally top hinged and matted using archival materials to fit an 18' x 14' frame (frame not included) . No other glue was used in matting, however, there are remnants of glue at the edges of the watercolor paper, most likely from the original old framing job. There may have been an original wash for the background of a faint, light green, which has turned a rich, solid beige which is very complimentary to the colors in the painting. The image is modest and charming. There is a half circle indent in the paper near the foot of the girl on the right. The print is clean and without soil or stains. The matboard has been precisely cut, workmanship is professionally fine, the camera work is imperfect. ; .

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Purchase direct from: Books, Maps, Prints, and More. Item number: 6726.
  
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8.   POLITI, Leo   Little Leo   Publisher: New York: Scribners, 1951. Color illustrations by the author. Small 4to. Blue pictorial cloth. Unpaginated . 1st ed. About fine in price clipped d.w. with a few short edge tears & a chip at base of spine.

Appr.: | AUD 102.74 CAD 97.40 EUR 67.57 GBP 48.08 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 937.50 

Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 60720.
  
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9.   Politi, Leo.   Emmet [Signed].   Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971.. 1st edition Hardback. Quarto. Illustrated by author. SIGNED WITH A PERSONAL INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR, elaborately but without illustration, dated 1979. Interior is spotless and bright, but endpapers are significantly spotted (brown, likely residue from mildew). Covers bright but one small spot and a touch of splash fading on front. Jacket verso stained similarly to endpapers, but covers bright. Jacket also lightly edge chipped at top edge, and a 1 x 2 inch chip from lower right corner of front. Hardcover Hardcover Good+ in a Good+ Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 136.99 CAD 129.87 EUR 90.09 GBP 64.10 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 3881.
  
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10.   Politi, Leo.   The Mission Bell.   Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.. Unpaginated. 8vo (oblong). Cloth. Light foxing/soiling to covers. Bumping to sp. ends and corners. Soiling, foxing to ep's and lightly to other pp. Rfep creased and wrinkled w/ 1/2" tear to fore edge. P.o.'s ink signature to ffep. Illustrated with bright, colorful drawings. Cloth Cloth Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 23.12 CAD 21.92 EUR 15.21 GBP 10.82 JPY 1,688.00 MXN 211.00 ZAR 211.00 

Purchase direct from: Cellar Stories Bookstore. Item number: 139083.
  
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11.   Politi, Leo   Bunker Hill Los Angeles Reminiscences of Bygone Days   Publisher: Desert Southwest 1964. 1964 Desert Southwest hardcover in dustjacket.Decorated endpapers of street scene drawing of downtown Los Angeles. Grey cloth covers with gold imprint of house and palm to front.Book is clean almost crisp. Small mark to first endpaper. Dust jacket is complete but with some light wear and soiling. Price clipped, about good plus. Good Plus Hard Cover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 87.67 CAD 83.12 EUR 57.66 GBP 41.03 JPY 6,400.00 MXN 800.00 ZAR 800.00 

Purchase direct from: Burr's Books. Item number: 9711.
  
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12.   Politi, Leo, Illustrated by: Leo Politi   Saint Francis and the Animals   Publisher: Charles Scribner's and Sons 1959. 1959 Charles Scribner's & Sons hardcover in dustjacket. SIGNED with simple bird and flower drawing, May 1965.Pictorial boards. Previous owner's inscription facing. Book is about Very Good. Dustjacket bright and complete with price clipped and several nics and chips, good plus only. Good Plus Hard Cover Good plus

Appr.: | AUD 204.11 CAD 193.51 EUR 134.23 GBP 95.51 JPY 14,900.00 MXN 1,862.50 ZAR 1,862.50 

Purchase direct from: Burr's Books. Item number: 9712.
  
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13.   Politi, Leo, Illustrated by: Leo Politi   Song of the Swallows   Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1949. 1949 Charles Scribner's Sons hardcover in dustjacket. Generally clean, a bit of foxing, green cloth covers. Dustjacket generally clean and complete, with some light wear. Small nic to lower front, light top edge of spine wear. Caldecott gold emblem front., jacket price clipped. All about good plus or better. Good Plus Hard Cover Good plus

Appr.: | AUD 198.63 CAD 188.31 EUR 130.63 GBP 92.95 JPY 14,500.00 MXN 1,812.50 ZAR 1,812.50 

Purchase direct from: Burr's Books. Item number: 9713.
  
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14.   Dolores Lisica; Leo Politi   *SIGNED* Around the World, Around Our Town: Recipes from San Pedro   Picture
Publisher: Friends of the San Pedro Library 1986. Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. ISBN: 0936810092. Signed. VG. *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by illustrator Leo Politi on fly page. Tan glossy illustrated boards, approx. 8.5" x 11", rubbing to corners, light shelf wear, golden sticker on front cover.

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Appr.: | AUD 34.18 CAD 32.40 EUR 22.48 GBP 15.99 JPY 2,495.00 MXN 311.88 ZAR 311.88 

Purchase direct from: Once Read Books. Item number: 312947.

  
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15.   Politi, Leo   SONG OF THE SWALLOWS   Publisher: New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. HB. Very Good/Fair-. Early Printing. Sm4to from 9" to 11". unpaginated, light green linen boards w/dark green lettering & deco, dj tan-orange-black w/color wraparound pictorial, dj missing chip at the top of the spine 1/2" x 3", dj missing strip on front of dj 3/4" x 8", dj chipped at the bottom of the spine, dj price-clipped. No Caldecott Award sticker, though it won the award. copyright 1948 printed beneath the pictorial border. A story about the Swallows of Capistrano and Juan & old Julian who lived on Capistrano.

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 015709.
  
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16.   Politi, Leo   JUANITA   Publisher: New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. HB. Very Good/Fair-. Sm4to from 9" to 11". unpaginated, aqua linen boards w/red lettering, dj tan-orange-brn w/color wraparound pictorial, dj missing a triangular strip top back 3" x 6", dj chipped bottom of spine, dj missing chip 1/2" x 2" bottom front, dj chipped top frotn corner 1" x 1-1/2", dj price-clipped. The story of Juanita's fifth birthday party. Author tells of the Easter blessing of the animals. Juanita takes her dove, & Senora Carmela brings her burro.

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17.   Clark, Ann Nolan, Illustrated by: Politi, Leo   Looking-for-Something The Story of a Stray Burro of Ecuador   Publisher: E. M. Hale and Company Eau Claire, WI 1961. 55 pp, light green w/black lettering cloth covered boards w/color illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapers. Gray Burro was a stray burro looking for something, he didn't know quite what. But he looked for it all over Ecuador, from the banana trees, through the city of Guay-a-quil, down the rivers, and up the high mountains, until he found the "something" he'd been searching for so long. prev owner wrote on FPD, slight wear to corners, some rubbing to edges, slight soiling of boards. First Thus No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 29.05 CAD 27.55 EUR 19.11 GBP 13.60 JPY 2,121.00 MXN 265.13 ZAR 265.13 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 026166.
  
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18.   Clark, Ann Nolan, Illustrated by: Politi, Leo   Looking-for-Something : The Story of a Stray Burro of Ecuador   Publisher: The Junior Literary Guild & the Viking Press New York, NY 1952. 55 pp, orange clothcovered boards w/green illustrated front panel w/green lettering on the front panel & spine, color illustrated endpapers. Gray Burro was a stray burro looking for something, he didn't know quite what. But he looked for it all over Ecuador, from the banana trees, through the city of Guay-a-quil, down the rivers, and up the high mountains, until he found the "something" he'd been searching for so long. First Thus No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Book Club Edition

Appr.: | AUD 45.12 CAD 42.78 EUR 29.68 GBP 21.12 JPY 3,294.00 MXN 411.75 ZAR 411.75 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 050348.
  
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