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Category: All Categories: Children's and Juvenile Books: Juv Fiction
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751.
du Bois, William Penč, Illustrated by: du Bois, William Penč  
The Giant

Publisher: Scott, Foresman and Company New York, NY 1954.
124 pp, wht cloth covered boards w/black lettering on spine & w/illustrated front w/pink-orange-black lettering. Story of an Englishman who has reservations at a hotel, but is asked to move by members of El Muchacho y Compania. The story of a young child that was man-sized when he was only two years old. slight soiling to the boards, prev owner wrote on FPD. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 16.00 CAD 16.17 EUR 11.10 GBP 8.88 JPY 1,488.00 MXN 186.00 ZAR 160.00 

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752.
Chalmers, Thomas  
Bobby Boat in Trouble At Sea: A Oban Adventure

Publisher: Scottish Children's Press Scotland 1996.
Near Fine ISBN: 1899827552 A near fine new paperback with shop and edge-wear and tanned to the text-block edges, carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our bookshop in Scotland.; Bobby Boat And His Fishmates

Appr.: | AUD 7.12 CAD 7.20 EUR 4.94 GBP 3.95 JPY 662.00 MXN 82.75 ZAR 71.18 

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753.
Hemus, Alan  
The Trust

Publisher: Scottish Children's Press Scotland 1997.
Very Good ISBN: 1899827641 A very good paperback without creases to the spine, slightly edge-worn covers, a red x marked on the front end paper otherwise unmarked pages a little toned to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our bookshop in Scotland.

Appr.: | AUD 4.51 CAD 4.55 EUR 3.13 GBP 2.50 JPY 419.00 MXN 52.38 ZAR 45.05 

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754.
Mayer, Marianna, Illustrated by: Craft, Kinuko Y.  
The Adventures of Tom Thumb

Publisher: SeaStar Books New York, NY 2001.
unpaginated, glossy blu-brown-green boards & dj w/blu-brown lettering w/color wraparound illustration. The adventures of a little lad, no bigger than his father's thumb. He is swallowed by a cow, snatched by a crow, glped down by a fish and meets up with the giant Gembo. First Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 18.05 CAD 18.25 EUR 12.53 GBP 10.02 JPY 1,679.00 MXN 209.88 ZAR 180.54 

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755.
Jennings, Linda M., Illustrated by: Turska, Krystyna  
Crispin and the Dancing Piglet

Publisher: Silver Burdett Company Morristown, NJ 1986.
unpaginated, glossy tan-brown-green boards w/color wraparound illustration. His father and older brothers laugh when, out of all the animals on the farm, Crispin chooses to take a tiny piglet with him when he goes out into the world to seek his fortune. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 15.49 CAD 15.66 EUR 10.75 GBP 8.60 JPY 1,441.00 MXN 180.13 ZAR 154.95 

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756.
Silsbee, Peter  
THE TEMPTATION OF KATE

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 1990.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover Initials on bottom edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages; 26272F

Appr.: | AUD 13.28 CAD 13.42 EUR 9.22 GBP 7.37 JPY 1,235.00 MXN 154.38 ZAR 132.80 

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757.
Coville, Bruce Illustrator: Illustrated by Katherine Coville  
Moongobble And Me: The Dragon Of Doom

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 2003.
Near Fine Uncorrected Proof Softcover Moongobble and Me Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 69 pages; F23861

Appr.: | AUD 5.59 CAD 5.65 EUR 3.88 GBP 3.10 JPY 520.00 MXN 65.00 ZAR 55.91 

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758.
Viorst, Judith Illustrator: Illustrated by Ray Cruz  
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York NY 1989.
Forty-First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges; Trade PB

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 19877.
    
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759.
Viorst, Judith Illustrator: Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glaser  
ALEXANDER, WHO'S NOT DO YOU HEAR ME? I MEAN IT! GOING TO MOVE

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York NY 1995.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; When his father gets a job far away in another state, Alexander, the spirited hero of Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, does not want to move with the rest of the family.

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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760.
Wright, Norman, Illustrated by: Carbe, Nino  
Chip Chip #28

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 1947.
unpaginated, gold spine w/green front w/color pictorial. Story about Chip Chip and his two brothers going to school, and how Chip Chip was out in the forest when the hunter made camp. slight wear to extremi, prev owner name FPD, small chip top of spine back, light stain on back panel, small checkmarks on back . , 'F' Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 12.57 CAD 12.71 EUR 8.72 GBP 6.98 JPY 1,169.00 MXN 146.13 ZAR 125.70 

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761.
Jackson, Kathryn and Byron, Illustrated by: Dewitt, Cornelius  
Rorb Whitlock : A Pioneer Boy in Old Ohio S4

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 1951.
78 pp, ltigh blue boards w/dark blu letterings & illustration, green-brn-yel pictorial dj, list of Sandpiper books on dj back. Hunting & trapping in the deep woods are high points in the Whitlocks' heart frontier life. slight chipping dj corners Good Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 11.84 CAD 11.97 EUR 8.22 GBP 6.57 JPY 1,101.00 MXN 137.63 ZAR 118.39 

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762.
Beecher, Elizabeth, Illustrated by: Nordli, Ernest  
Roy Rogers on the Double-R Ranch

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 1951.
78 pp, blue boards. Roy Rogers & Peter Kent were searching for Peter's little sister, Judy. stain on top by spine front & back, small chip title page. prev owner wrote name on FPD No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 27.19 CAD 27.49 EUR 18.87 GBP 15.10 JPY 2,529.00 MXN 316.13 ZAR 271.94 

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763.
Jackson, Kathryn and Byron, Illustrated by: Dewitt, Cornelius  
Rob Whitlock : a pioneer boy in old Ohio

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 1951.
78 pp, light brown boards w/dk blu lettering, color illustrated endpapers. A Sandpiper book. The adventures of Rob Whitlock who goes hunting, to a get-together, homestead, trapping and celebrating Christmas. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 10.92 CAD 11.04 EUR 7.58 GBP 6.07 JPY 1,016.00 MXN 127.00 ZAR 109.25 

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764.
Thompson, Kay, Illustrated by: Knight, Hilary  
Eloise in Moscow

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 1959.
unpaginated, orange boards w/black lettering & illustration, illustrated endpapers. This is the fourth book about Eloise. A book for precocious grownups, about a little six-year-old girl that stays at the National when she is in Moscow and her adventures in Russia. some wear and scuffing to the corners, small spot on front cover from small tag. First Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 44.78 CAD 45.27 EUR 31.08 GBP 24.87 JPY 4,165.00 MXN 520.63 ZAR 447.85 

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765.
Denslow, Sharon Phillips, Illustrated by: Karas, G. Brian  
On the Trail with Miss Pace

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 1995.
unpaginated, brown-black boards w/color pictorial front, endpapers brown w/black text. Twins Bill and Phil spend an exciting vacation out west at the same ranch as their teacher, Miss Pace, and her boyfriend, the wild cowboy Last Bob. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 13.26 CAD 13.40 EUR 9.20 GBP 7.36 JPY 1,233.00 MXN 154.13 ZAR 132.58 

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766.
Thompson, Kay, Illustrated by: Knight, Hilary  
Eloise in Moscow

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 2000.
unpaginated, white-black boards & dj w/illustrated front & back. 40th Anniversary edition of the fourth book about Eloise. A book for precocious grownups, about a little six-year-old girl that stays at the National when she is in Moscow and her adventures in Russia 40th Anniversary Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 14.17 CAD 14.33 EUR 9.84 GBP 7.87 JPY 1,318.00 MXN 164.75 ZAR 141.72 

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767.
Thompson, Kay, Illustrated by: Knight, Hilary  
Eloise in Moscow

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 2000.
unpaginated, white-black boards & dj w/illustrated front & back. 40th Anniversary edition of the fourth book about Eloise. A book for precocious grownups, about a little six-year-old girl that stays at the National when she is in Moscow and her adventures in Russia. black rem bottom edge. 40th Anniversary Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Remainder

Appr.: | AUD 12.34 CAD 12.48 EUR 8.57 GBP 6.85 JPY 1,148.00 MXN 143.50 ZAR 123.44 

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768.
Jordan, Deloris with Jordan, Roslyn, Illustrated by: Nelson, Kadir  
Salt In His Shoes: Michael Jordan In Pursuit Of A Dream

Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY 2000.
unpaginated, glossy blu-green-light yel-brown color illustrated front & rear panels dj & boards w/brown spine w/tan-green lettering, SIGNED by illustrator on the title page. Young Michael Jordan who is smaller than the other players, learns that determination and hard work are more important than size when playing the game of basketball. Signed by Illustrator First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 41.13 CAD 41.58 EUR 28.54 GBP 22.84 JPY 3,825.00 MXN 478.13 ZAR 411.29 

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769.
Cone, Molly  
Mishmash

Publisher: Simon & Schuster United States 1971.
Very Good ISBN: 0671504444 A very good paperback without creases to the spine, slightly creased/edge-worn covers, no writing or stamps, toned pages tinted yellow to the edges with several turn-downs. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our bookshop in Scotland.

Appr.: | AUD 2.70 CAD 2.73 EUR 1.87 GBP 1.50 JPY 251.00 MXN 31.38 ZAR 26.99 

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770.
Thurber, James, Illustrated by: Simont, Mark  
The 13 Clocks

Publisher: Simon and Schuster New York 1950.
124 pp, quarterbound w/blu tweed papercovered boards and w/red cloth covered spine, color illustrated endpapers and color illustrations throughout the text. Story about a cold, aggressive Duke, and his Niece, the Princess Saralinda and how the Prince Zorn of Zorna wants to win the Princess's hand. light sunning to the spine No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 16.00 CAD 16.17 EUR 11.10 GBP 8.88 JPY 1,488.00 MXN 186.00 ZAR 160.00 

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771.
Norling, Winifred  
HELMIE AT ST. SWITHUNS

Publisher: Spring Books United Kingdom.
Very Good A very good hardcover without dustwrapper in clean orange cloth boards, sunned spine, bumped spine ends and lightly bumped corners, no writing or stamps, clean ivoried pages. A lovely colour frontispiece and several full page black and white illustrations. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall

Appr.: | AUD 8.91 CAD 9.01 EUR 6.19 GBP 4.95 JPY 829.00 MXN 103.63 ZAR 89.14 

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772.
Durell, Charles Pendexter  
The Skipper of the Cynthia B

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley, 1922.
4 p.l., 224 p., 20 cm. Juvenile fiction set on Cape Cod of a city boy whose family lives with his sea captain uncle who tells yarns and teaches the boy about sailing. Stock# 33,580. Good, covers soiled, used/ no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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773.
Evans, Lawton B. (Ill. Oliver Kemp)  
The Pirate of Barataria

Publisher: Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley Company, 1926..
Presumed First Edition. 20 X 14 cm. Good+/No dj. Ribbed black cloth with yellow titles in blind-stamped double frame on front board, [v], 298 pp, 6 b & w plates incl. frontis. Yellow titles on spine mostly chipped off, some chipping of titles on front board, bottom corners and board edges bumped and somewhat worn, top edge dusty, tail of spine turned in and somewhat worn, top edges of a few leaves bumped & torn before binding (extra paper present), scattered fingerprints in margins. Semi-historical novel of pirate Jean Lafitte.

Appr.: | AUD 17.20 CAD 17.39 EUR 11.94 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 172.04 

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774.
Spinelli, Eileen, Illustrated by: Atherton, Lisa  
The Giggle and Cry Book

Publisher: Stemmer House Publ., Inc. Owings Mill, MD 1981.
unpaginated, red cloth covered boards w/silver lettering & illustration on the front cover & silver lettering on the spine, dj wht-blu-blk w/color wraparound pictorial. Rhyming text lists things that make you laugh and cry. dj couple small tears top edge, light stain dj flap. First Edition Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 23.72 CAD 23.98 EUR 16.46 GBP 13.17 JPY 2,206.00 MXN 275.75 ZAR 237.20 

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775.
Bryant, Jen, Illustrated by: Bates, Amy June  
Abe's Fish - a Boyhood Tale of Abraham Lincoln

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. New York, NY 2009.
unpaginated, green papercovered boards w/wht pastedown label on the front cover w/gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title page, dj color illustrated front panel w/green spine and rear panel. Young Abe Lincoln learns the meaning of selflessness and freedom, when he encounters a soldier on a country road and gives up his prized possession; a fish he caught for the family's evening meal. Signed by Author 2nd Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 16.41 CAD 16.59 EUR 11.39 GBP 9.11 JPY 1,526.00 MXN 190.75 ZAR 164.09 

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776.
Lathrop, Kristine Willis  
The Mysterious Gentleman 5

Publisher: Stillpoint Publishing Walpole, NH 1986.
106 pp, color pictorial front & back light purple boards w/blu lettering, light blu dj w/dark blu lettering, Good Four little sea creatures on an underwater adventure shere they discover the mysterious gentleman 5. slight corner bump, small tears & chips at top of dj spine, small rough spot where label removed on ffep. First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 41.13 CAD 41.58 EUR 28.54 GBP 22.84 JPY 3,825.00 MXN 478.13 ZAR 411.29 

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777.
Robbins, Nell Illustrator: Illustrated by Stanley Gilbert  
Pennysylvania Parker And The Black Cat

Publisher: Stoney Creek Publishing Co. San Antonio, TX 1990.
Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover Publishing defect in that ink has bled on several pages in the back. Other than that, book is almost like new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78 pages; 26773Fu

Appr.: | AUD 27.96 CAD 28.26 EUR 19.40 GBP 15.52 JPY 2,600.00 MXN 325.00 ZAR 279.57 

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778.
Swan, Walter, Illustrated by: Asch, Connie and Fasy, Chris and Taylor, J.M. Daniel  
Adventure Stories : a Collection of Original Children's Stories

Publisher: Swan Enterprises Bisbee, AZ 1991.
vii, 252 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering, dj grey w/blu lettering & photo of author on the back. Collection of original tales the author told his children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Each story has a teaching moral. Stories about desert animals and tales of lost & found treasure. 2nd Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 15.54 CAD 15.71 EUR 10.78 GBP 8.63 JPY 1,445.00 MXN 180.63 ZAR 155.38 

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779.
F.M.S., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Little Aggie's Fresh Snow-Drops, and what they did in one Day

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons London, England 1863.
120 pp, green embosssed clothcovered boards w/gilt title blocks. Four stories about snow-drop flowers. Story of young girl who sells snow- drop flowers to raise money to feed her baby brothers & sisters. two of the other stories are Little Violet and The Blind Child. prev owner wrote on ffep, joints & hinges cracked, two pages have chips, stain on back board, corners worn. No Jacket Hard Cover Fair 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 58.96 CAD 59.60 EUR 40.92 GBP 32.73 JPY 5,483.00 MXN 685.38 ZAR 589.57 

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780.
Bang, Molly Garrett  
When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry

Publisher: The Blue Sky Press New York, NY 1998.
unpaginated, glossy yel boards & dj w/blue-red-purple lettering w/color illustrated front & back. Caldecott Honor Book sticker on front cover. The book shows Sophie does when she gets angry. She kicks, she screams, she roars, she runs and then she cries. 5th Printing Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 12.34 CAD 12.48 EUR 8.57 GBP 6.85 JPY 1,148.00 MXN 143.50 ZAR 123.44 

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781.
Chaloner, John, Illustrated by: Chaloner, John  
The Voyage of Teh Floating Bedstead

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co, Inc. Indianapolis, IN 1973.
unpaginated, blu cloth covered boards w/white lettering on the spine. The adventures of two children who decide to build a boat. They rescue two other children who had jumped off a bridge using umbrellas as parachutes. They tie up to a buoy and visit a marine botanist who is living in a plastic house beneath the surface. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 20.06 CAD 20.28 EUR 13.93 GBP 11.14 JPY 1,866.00 MXN 233.25 ZAR 200.65 

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782.
Berg, Yehuda, Illustrated by: D'Adamo, Anthony  
Pierre : The Young Watchmaker

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis, IN 1961.
191 pp, quarterbound w/cream cloth covered boards w/blu cloth covered spine, dj tan w/black lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The book is about a young Swiss boy. Thirteen-year-old Pierre was going to be a watchmaker, but it was a shock when his poor grades in the village school would not allow him to be admitted to the watchmaking school. With Gran-pere's help Pierre found that he didn't need a special school to learn watchmaking. dj chipped at top of the spine, two tears on top edge of dj back panel, dj in mylar dj protector. First Printing Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.78 EUR 8.09 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,084.00 MXN 135.50 ZAR 116.56 

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783.
Hamilton, Esme  
CHILDREN AT MOYINISH

Publisher: The Bodley Head United Kingdom 1957.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket First Edition A very good 1st edition hardcover in a very good unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean green boards, bumped spine ends/slightly bumped corners, neat writing on the front endpaper, clean pages. The bright dustwrapper is lightly bumped to the edges with two tiny closed tears and small chips at flap tips - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; B&W Illustrations; 159 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.72 CAD 10.84 EUR 7.44 GBP 5.95 JPY 997.00 MXN 124.63 ZAR 107.20 

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784.
Reilly, Robert T., Illustrated by: Map  
Rebels in the Shadows

Publisher: The Bruce Publishing Company Milwaukee, WI 1962.
x, 180 pp, light pink cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj blu-green-white-grey w/color illustrated front cover & spine. Story about the Pennsylvania hard-coal mines in the 1870's. The main characters are the Flannery family. Mike flannery had come to the mines when famine and hardship drove them from Ireland. The Flannery's are a typical family in the mining town of the day where all exist under the most deplorable working and living conditions. Some of the hotheads in town secretly organize the "Molly Maguires" to make trouble for the mine owners. The Pinkerton Detective Agency enters the scene as the owners strike back. Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 18.24 CAD 18.43 EUR 12.66 GBP 10.13 JPY 1,696.00 MXN 212.00 ZAR 182.37 

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785.
Hoadley, Mabel Veatch, Illustrated by: Holcomb, Robert  
Chi-Keeta and the Puk-Wudjis

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. Caldwell, ID 1950.
146 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering on spine & black lettering & illustration on the front cover, illustrated & text endpapers. The story of the Puk-wudjis, the wee mountain men who are good fortune's fairies. They are the wee men who come out to do kindly deeds for the Indian race. The story about Chi-keeta, a lovely Indian maiden, whose father is accused of selling the bundle which contained the magic rainmaker. slight corner wear. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 20.11 CAD 20.33 EUR 13.96 GBP 11.16 JPY 1,870.00 MXN 233.75 ZAR 201.08 

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786.
Anderson, Hans, Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Hans Anderson Bedtime Book

Publisher: The Children's Press London, England.
92 pp, full color pictorial boards. Six stories from Emperor's new clothes, the wild swans, flying trunk, red shoes, real princess, and the shepherdess & the chimney sweeper. some pencil marking on illustrations, w/some wear extremis. No Jacket Hard Cover Good 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 25.55 CAD 25.83 EUR 17.73 GBP 14.19 JPY 2,376.00 MXN 297.00 ZAR 255.48 

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787.
Hastings, Valerie  
JILL AT HAZELMERE

Publisher: The Children's Press United Kingdom 1968.
Very Good in Good+ dust jacket A very good hardcover in a good dustwrapper. The book has spotless green boards, bumped rubbed spine ends, sharp corners, no writing or stamps, clean toned pages. The bright unclipped dustwrapper is bumped on the edges with small chips at spine ends and closed tears, supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.

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788.
Toepperwein, Emilie & G. A., Illustrated by: Toepperwein, Emilie  
'The Little Valley quail'

Publisher: The Highland Press Boerne, TX 1945.
30 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering & illustration on the front cover. Story about how Pedro, who didn't like to work, was always stealing things. He is befriended by Pancho, and repays him by stealing his saddle. As he is running away he hears someone say "Aye Voy" and "A tac' alo". front hinge cracking. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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789.
Toepperwein, Fritz A., Illustrated by: Toepperwein, Emilie  
Chinto the Chaparral Cock

Publisher: The Highland Press Boerne, TX 1953.
48 pp, green cloth covered boards w/red lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED by author & illustrator on verso of the ffep, green dj w/two dark brown illustration of Chaparral Cock on the front cover and red lettering. Story about Kenito, a little eight-year-old boy who catches a paisano and asks his mother if he can keep him as a pet. He gives the the Chaparral Cock to a neighbor girl for a birthday present. Chinto attacks a rattlesnake and warns the family. dj some soiling, dj two inch chip at bottom of the spine w/small chips at the corners of the dj, and small tears on the top edge. Signed By Author & Illustrator First Printing Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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790.
Toepperwein, Frtiz A, , Illustrated by: Toepperwein, Emilie  
Uncle Kris in His Workshop

Publisher: The Highland Press Boerne, TX 1955.
32 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering, glossy wht dj w/silver lettering w/brown-gray illustrated front and orange-gray illustrated rear panel. The young reader meets Uncle Kris, a living character (1955) and was among the few remaining old world wood crafstmen. The book is for the 5 to 8 year-old reader, SIGNED by the author & the illustrator. slight soiling to dj, two one inch tears on dj, top & bottom edges rubbed. Signed By Author & Illustrator First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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791.
Demuth, Averil, Illustrated by: Lavrin, Nora  
Trudi and Hansel a story of the Austrian Tyrol

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company New York, NY 1938.
174 pp, blu cloth boards w/orange lettering & deco, blu-black-wht illustrated endpapers. Adventures of Trudi & Hansel, along w/Lotti the cow, Gambo the goat, Griselda the hen, and Berni the dog. Riese the Giant lived on the highest mountain peak & didn't like people to disturb him. some wear to the edges, smoke damage to the boards, prev owner wrote on the FPD First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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792.
Long, J.C., Illustrated by: Nofer, Frank  
Soldier for the King : a story of Amherst in America

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company Philadelphia, PA 1954.
182 pp, green cloth boards w/brown lettering, dj blu-red-blk w/color pictorial front, illustrated endpapers. A young Colonial lad, finds himself apprenticed to an innkeeper near London, with little hope to return to America. Gen Jeffery Amherst purchases the lad's freedom & the general leads the daring British attack on the great French Fortress of Louisbourg that guards the St. Lawrence river. dj chipped top & bottom of the spine, dj 2" x1/2" chip back bottom, dj chip top back, dj stain fore edge back, prev owner wrote on foot of dj, dj price-clipped, writing on title page. First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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793.
Stone, Amy Wentworth, Illustrated by: Woodward, Hildegard  
P-Penny and His Little Red Cart

Publisher: The Junior Literary Guild and Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. New York, NY 1934.
165 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/red lettering on front & spine w/red illustration on the front cover w/red-wht illustrated endpapers, dj blu-yel-green-red w/wraparound color illustration w/black lettering. Has six full page color illustrations and five full page black-and-white and numerous black-and-white illustrations in the text. Little Peleg Penniman does not like his name, so everybody calls him P-Penny instead. He delivers bundles with his little red cart to earn money. He makes many new friends, Pauline the parrot, Penny-Wag the Scottie, and Belinda and her seven brothers. dj chipped at top of the spine and small tear on bottom edge of back panel. some wear to corners of the boards. First Edition Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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794.
Shrode, Mary w/story concept by Leach, Richard, Illustrated by: Eubank, Mary Grace  
Just Imagine with Barney

Publisher: The Lyons Group Allen, TX 1992.
unpaginated, pictorial boards. Young girl was unhappy about moving f/farm to the city, until her & Barney used their imagination about their new place. prev own name frt pastdn & half title pg, glossy wht. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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795.
Seaman, Louise, Illustrated by: Sewell, Helen  
The Brave Bantam

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New Albany, NY 1946.
unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering, wht-brown illustdrated endpapers. The adventures os a litlte Bantam hen who came to live witih the Pecks. The Bantam hen managed the other Bantams until the Pecks sold them, she then managed the different chickens that the Pecks brought in. corners worn, some chipping to the finish of the boards. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good- Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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796.
Coatsworh, Elizabeth  
House-Boat Summer

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York 1942.
First Edition Very good in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and a paste down paper label on the front board and with illustrated end papers but with modest dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good dust jacket with a price stamped on the front flap wtih light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. Signed and warmly inscribed from the author and dated "July, 1942" on the second free end paper. Our code number = TB17467

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797.
Connolly, Louise, Illustrated by: Merwin, Decie  
Mrs. Chatterbox and Her Family

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York, NY 1927.
[12], 214 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/orange border and lettering on the front panel, and orange lettering on the spine. the book has 8 black-and-white full page illustrations. Story of a little five-year-old girl who pretends to be someone else. She lives with her sister and her parents. They talk in southern dialect, Yankee dialect and also african-american dialect. prev owner wrote their name on the ffep. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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798.
Dickens, Charles, Illustrated by: Pearse, Beatrice  
Captain Boldheart and other stories in A Holiday Romance

Publisher: the Macmillan Company New York, NY 1930.
135 pp, The dj has pastedown picture on front. A collection of four stories from The Colonel's Bride, The Magic Fish-bone, Captain Boldheart, and The Perfect Country. dj small chips at corners, dj sunned, prev owner name on dj & ffep. Reprint Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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799.
Robinson, W. W. , Illustrated by: Robinson, Irene  
At the Seashore

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York, NY 1942.
unpaginated, quarterbound w/green-blu-brown-red color illustrated paper covered boards, w/dark blue cloth covered spine, dj brown-blu-red-green w/wraparound color illustrated w/black lettering. The reader spends a day at the seashore with Ann and Bill. They paddle in the surf, build tunnels in the sand, feed the sea gulls and make a collection of shells. prev owners name on the ffep and bookplate on the FPD, dj some age toning on the spine w/small chips and tears at the top & bottom of the dj spine, slight soiling to the dj. Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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800.
Hader, Berta & Elmer, Illustrated by: Hader, Berta & Elmer  
The Mighty Hunter

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York, NY 1944.
unpaginated, green clothcovered boards w/blue lettering, white endpapers w/blue illustrations. The story of Little Brave Heart who was a young Indian boy. His mother wants him to go to school and study hear, so that he may grow to be a wise and a good leader. But Little Brave Heart wanted to be a wise man and a mighty hunter also. He takes his bow and arrow and goes out hunting. He runs into a wood rat, who talks him out of shooting him but steers him to a big fat Prairie dog. 3rd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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801.
McNichols, Charles L.  
Crazy Weather

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York, NY 1944.
195 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj grey w/color illustrated front & spine, author's photo on the back panel. A young boy's mother wants to send him away to school, but his father wants him to shoulder more responsibility for running the ranch now that he is fourteen. He runs away with his Mojave friend to make war on the Piutes. dj sunned on spine, dj chipped at top & bottom of spine, small peeled spot 3/8" x 3/8" from sticker on front cover, prev store stamped name and address on ffep. Good+ Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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802.
McNichols, Charles L.  
Crazy Weather

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York, NY 1944.
195 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The adventures of a young white boy, during 110 degree plus days, runs away with his Mojave friend to make war on the Piutes. During four tense days of maddening heat they travel the length of the For tMojave Reservation, encountering every phase of life among the Mojave. prev owner bookplate on FPD, flap from dj glued to FPD & ffep, back of dj glued to RPD. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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803.
Daniels, Guy, Illustrated by: Asmussen, Des  
Ivan the Fool : and Other Tales of Leo Tolstoy

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York, NY 1966.
151 pp, light tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering, dj light orange boards w/blk lettering w/illustrated front. Collection of seven tales from : A Prisoner in the Caucasus, Emelyan and the Empty Drum, A Grain the Size of A hen's Egg, A story for Children, Ivan the Fool, The Bear Hunt, and God sees the Truth. dj price-clipped, top edge some foxing, dj several small chips at corners, several small finish chipping spots on front cover. First Edition Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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804.
McNichols, Charles L.  
CRAZY WEATHER
 Picture
Publisher: The Macmillan Company, NY, 1944.
Good in Very Good dust jacket. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1. Hard Cover Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 8vo. 195 pp. Very old damp-stain along bottom edges, causing some minor wrinkling of pages and slight discoloration to boards, else fine, unmarked, tight and square. The dust jacket, now in Mylar, is lightly chipped. GOOD/VERY GOOD. BOMC News reprint laid in. Book Club Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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805.
Beaumont, Cyril W., Illustrated by: Payne, Wyndham  
The Mysterious Toyshop

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY 1985.
HB. Near Fine/Very Good. Facsimile Edition. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 32 pp, quarterbound w/green-yel-red-wht-blk color illustrated boards w/red cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj red spine w/black lettering w/green-yel-red-wht-black illustrated front & back panels, color illustrations inside, a facsimile of the 1924 edition. A new toyshop, full of wonderful dolls and miniatures for both children and adults, is found to harbor an amazing secret. Facsimile Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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806.
Dixon, Dorothy  
Lavender

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1975.
123 pp, dark red cloth covered boards, dj tan w/black-orange-maroon illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the rear panel. Wife of John Younger - in love with his brother Cole. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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807.
retold by Piper, Watty, Illustrated by: Hauman, George & Doris  
The Little Engine That Could

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. New York, NY 1954.
unpaginated, oange cloth boards w/black illustration, color illustrated endpapers, library binding (cloth hinges). The story of a little train engine and its adventures. The prev owner wrote on the ffep, light soiling to the book, boards some wear on the corners. Silver Anniversary Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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808.
retold by Piper, Watty, Illustrated by: Hauman, George & Doris  
The Little Engine That Could

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. New York, NY 1961.
unpaginated, yellow cloth boards w/black illustration, color illustrated endpapers, library binding (cloth hinges). The story of a little train engine and its adventures. The prev owner wrote on the FPD, light soiling to the book, boards worn on the corners. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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809.
retold by Piper, Watty, Illustrated by: Hauman, George & Doris  
The Little Engine That Could

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. New York, NY 1987.
unpaginated, glossy brown- lu papercovered boards w/color wraparound llustration, spine w/black lettring, color illustrated endpapers. The story of a little train engine and its adventures. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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810.
retold by Piper, Watty, Illustrated by: Hauman, George & Doris  
The Little Engine That Could

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. New York, NY 1990.
unpaginated, quarter bound w/blu papercovered boards w/gilt illustration on the front cover, and w/orange cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering. The story of a little train engine and its adventures. prev owner wrote name on ownership board, slight bow to the front cover. 60th Anniversary Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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811.
retold by Piper, Watty, Illustrated by: Hauman, George & Doris  
The Little Engine That Could

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. New York, NY 1990.
unpaginated, glossy brown- lu papercovered boards w/color wraparound llustration, spine w/black lettring, color illustrated endpapers. The story of a little train engine and its adventures. Weekly Reader Children's Book Club No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall WRCBC

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812.
retold by Piper, Watty, Illustrated by: Hauman, George & Doris  
The Little Engine That Could

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. New York, NY 1992.
unpaginated, glossy brown- lu papercovered boards w/color wraparound llustration, spine w/black lettring, color illustrated endpapers. The story of a little train engine and its adventures. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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813.
retold by Piper, Watty, Illustrated by: Hauman, George & Doris  
The Little Engine That Could

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc. New York, NY 1992.
unpaginated, glossy brown- lu papercovered boards w/color wraparound llustration, spine w/black lettring, color illustrated endpapers. The story of a little train engine and its adventures. prev owner wrote name on the ffep. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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814.
Van Dyne, Edith, Illustrated by: Nelson, Emile  
Aunt Jane's Nieces on Vacation

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co. Chicago, IL 1912.
305 pp, (8) ads, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering w/oval color pastedown cameo on the front w/wreath of violet flower illustration around the perimeter of the pastedown, frontispiece on coated paper. Edith Van Dyne is a pseudonym for L. Frank Baum. Book number seven in the series. Format #1 Girls Series Companion A-31-4. The three nieces, Louise Merrick, Beth de Graf, & Patsy Doyle go back to the farm at Millville to spend their vacation w/Uncle John. They decide to become journalists & start the Millville Daily Tribune. The book lists to book #7 on the advertisement page. some soiling to the boards, pastedown rubbed, some wear to the corners,some foxing to verso of the frontispiece. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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815.
Van Dyne, Edith, Illustrated by: Nelson, Emile  
Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co. Chicago, IL 1912.
347 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering w/oval color pastedown cameo on the front w/wreath of violet flower illustration around the perimeter of the pastedown, frontispiece on coated paper. Edith Van Dyne is a pseudonym for L. Frank Baum. Book number two in the series. Format #1 Girls Series Companion A-31-2. Uncle John decides that a European trip will be a good edgucation for Patsy, Beth and Louise, so the four set sail on the Princess Irene, bound for the Bay of Naples. The girls save Uncle John from being robbed by "a bunch of dagoes" on Taomina; in fact the introduction to the book goes into detail about brigandage in Sicily, and states that although "Italy is doing its best to suppress the Mafia.. so few of the inhabitants are in sympathy with the government." The book lists to book #11 on the advertisement page. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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816.
Mulock, Miss, Illustrated by: Brundage, Frances  
The Adventures of a Brownie as Told to My Child By Miss Mulock

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co. Akron, OH 1927.
93 pp, light blu cloth covered boards w/dark green lettering on spine & green illustration & lettering on the front cover, illustrated endpapers. Book from the John Newbery Series. prev owner wrote name on ffep. Collection of six adventure stories about a brownie. spine sunned. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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817.
Chamberlin, Ethel Glere, Illustrated by: Scott, Janet Laura  
Shoes and - Ships and - Sealing Wax

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co. Akron, OH 1928.
123 pp, quarterbound w/red-orange-purple-green color illustrated front & back boards w/red cloth covered spine w/black lettering. Collection of short stories about various things that Great Grandfather told Bobby and Sister Sue. Some of the stories are: The Story of the Fram, Penguins, about thimbles, pianos, newspapers, erie canal, the lighthouse, about blotters, shoes, spoons, pins, totem poles. and other stories. front corners are worn, light foxing to free endpapers No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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818.
Johnson, Marie L. & Ashley, Kate & Rayfield, Isabel, Illustrated by: Higgins, Violet Moore & Plath, Iona & Aris, Ernest  
The Story Hour No. 344

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co. Akron, OH 1935.
unpaginated, quarterbound w/green-yel-blu-pink-black color illustrated front panel & light green black panel w/red cloth covered spine w/black lettering, color frontispiece by Ernest Aris, dj green-yel-blu-pink-black color illustrated front & back w/orange spine w/black lettering. dj illustrated by Iona Plath. A collection of stories & poems from : The Froggie who would sing, It's raining It's pouring, Pip Pop and Pepper, When the Old Woman Moved from the Shoe, Johnny and the Apples, An April Shower, A Besieged Brownie, Moon Babies, The Princess and the Fairy, Patient Neddy, A Visit to Rose Cottage, Put out of Action, Baby Blue Eyes, The Adventures of Kitty, The Grasshopper and many others. Kate Ashley wrote The Wandering Ducklings, Isabel Rayfield wroet the Dollies' Revenge, and Marie Johnson wrote The Wind's Frolic and The Grasshopper. dj chipped at top of the spine and on the corners, dj rubbed on the fore edges, missing ffep otherwise the book is very good. Good Hard Cover Fair++ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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819.
Heuman, William  
Left End Luisetti

Publisher: The Steck Company Austin, TX 1958.
126 pp, orange cloth boards w/blk lettering, dj grn-wht w/color pictorial front & back. Juvenile story about two boys' struggle f/recognition on the football field & the courage one displayed toward the other when confronted w/a difficult situation. prev owner taped on the inside of the dj, dj price-clipped, dj smoke damage top 1" of the jacket. Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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820.
Bradbury, Bianca, Illustrated by: Warren, Betsy  
Happy Acres

Publisher: The Steck Company Austin, TX 1958.
unpaginated, brown clothcovered boards w/dark brown illustrated front cover and dark brown lettering on the spine. Story about how a farmer and his wife and their animals lived. Each had work to do, then one day a donkey came by. He told the horse that he didn't work and look how happy he was. This carried over to all the other animals. After about a week a quarrel started when one of the animals wanted another to do something. Soon all the animals were quarreling and things went from bad to worse. The famrer changed the name of the farm to Hungry Acres. soon the animals stopped quarreling, they just sat around all day and no one said a word. Then the donkey stopped by again, and told them weren't they happy that they didn't work anymore. They looked at him and told him what they received when they worked. They went back to work and the farmer changed the name back to happy acres. light spotting on the front cover, prev owner's name on title page. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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821.
Hazen, Barbara Shook, Illustrated by: De Luna, Tony  
Read About Me and the Yellow-Eyed Monster

Publisher: The Symphonette Press 1974.
30 pp, light green-white pictorial boards. Adventures of Zap and Greg as they try to capture the yellow-eyed monster. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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822.
Kelly, Bernadine Creswell, Illustrated by: Thiele, Leo P.  
Tales for a Tenderfoot

Publisher: The University Publishing Co. Aberdeen, England 1950.
64 pp, green-blu-orange cloth covered boards w/pictorial front. Bill Ryan is bringing his grandfather's mules back to him when he is knocked off his horse. He awakens in a bed where the doctor informs him, he has several broken ribs & broken leg. small stain on back, school discarded stamp front board, school county stamp FPD & RPD, some corner wear. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Ex-School Book

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823.
Sawyer, Ruth, Illustrated by: Angelo, Valenti  
Roller Skates

Publisher: The Viking Press New York, NY 1937.
186 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/blu title block on the spine w/blu-wht lettering, blu-red illustration on the front cover, white-grey illustrated endpapers, dj blu-wht-pink-yel w/color illustration on the front panel. Story of old New York, about a tomboy who could not help being a lady at the same time, who was both quick-tempered and sympathetic, both stubborn and astute. Her wealthy parents where in Europe for a year and so Lucinda spends the year living with two teachers. The book won the Newbery Award in 1937. prev owner's bookplate on the ffep, Newbery Award sticker on the dj front panel, soiling to the dj, dj chipped along the edges and on the fore edges of the back panel, stain on the rear panel of the dj, dj front flap has water stain on the fore edge, several small stains on the fore edge of the book. 2nd Printing Good- Hard Cover Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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824.
Sawyer, Ruth, Illustrated by: McCloskey, Robert  
Journey Cake, Ho!

Publisher: The Viking Press New York, NY 1953.
45 pp, olive green papercovered boards w/wht-red illustrated front & rear panels, endpapers have the same illustration as the front & rear covers. The story of an old woman, an old man, and a bound-out boy who lived in a log cabin on the other side of Tip Top Mountain. Then a series of misfortunes hit them. When Johnny had to be bound out to some one else, the old woman made him a Jouney Cake for his journey. Weekly Reader Children's Book Club No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" WRCBC

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825.
Brent, Stuart, Illustrated by: Obligado, Lilian  
Mr. Toast and the Woolly Mammoth

Publisher: The Viking Press New York, NY 1966.
95 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine & black illustrated front panel. The Brent family vacation at Bark Point. Father is going to look at some grazing land on an old farm, that he might use to pasture ponies for his family. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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