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Category: All Categories: Children's and Juvenile Books: Children's Annuals
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Chatterbox for 1912
Publisher: Dana Estes & Co., 1912 Boston, MA.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover Chatterbox was an annual hardcover book of stories, articles, puzzles, and games for juveniles. The book is highlighted by eight full-page, full-color illustrations and numerous engraved illustrations in black and white. 412 pages + 3 pages of advertisements. Book is in GOOD condition. Pictorial cover (see photo); no dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 35.71 CAD 35.21 EUR 23.15 GBP 17.48 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 416.67 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 000933.
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Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd. London N.D..
Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Spine weak and cracked. Child's drawing on inside endpaper. Pencil marks on back cover. Edges bumped and worn. ; Filled with childhood poems and stories and wonderful illustrations including a Gollywog poem and illustrations by Harold Earnshaw. Insciption inside is dated 1928. ; B&W and color Illustrations; Unpaginated pages

Appr.: | AUD 28.57 CAD 28.17 EUR 18.52 GBP 13.99 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 333.33 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 39919.
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Cummings, Priscilla, Illustrated by: Cohen, A. R.  
Chadwick and the Garplegrungen
Publisher: Tidewater Publishers, 1987 Centreville, MD.
ISBN: 0870333771 Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover Signed by Author(s) 4to - over 9 - 12" tall SIGNED by Priscilla Cummings on title page! "What is that awful green and purple gunk bubbling up in the normally blue waters of the Chesapeake Bay? Chadwick the Crab and his friends call it garplegrungen; people call it pollution. Whatever its name, Chadwick decides he has to get rid of it. Dr. Mallard (that old quack) tells him it's no use. But with the help of old and new friends, such as stately Baron von Heron and Belly Jeans, the shy flounder, Chadwick finds a way to save the bay.." Beautifully illustrated. 30 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Pictorial cover; no dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 7.14 CAD 7.04 EUR 4.63 GBP 3.50 JPY 500.00 MXN 83.33 ZAR 83.33 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 003300.
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Dale, Daphne  
Echoes from Story-Land : For the Young People
Publisher: Elliott & Beezley; Chicago: 1890.
Very Good with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 224 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, green cloth decorated in gilt, silver and black; pale floral-patterned endpapers, 224 pages, over 120 short short stories and poems for little children, dozens of b/w illustrations in text, 25 lovely full-page three-color illustrations, some featuring African characters. ; Includes several original stories by many authors including John D. Long, Faith Latimer, Rev. Edward A. Rand, Ruth Lamb, A. D. Bailie, Mrs. S. J. Brigham, more. ; This is one of the best condition Children's Annuals we have ever seen. They were not usually made to last and they are normally in shreds. This one does show moderate wear to extremities, but no rips or tears, no creases, no marks or scribbling apart from a name and 'December 25th 1890' lightly penciled on front blank page. Gilt on spine is a bit dull but readable, on front cover is bright and sharp. Binding is tight.

Appr.: | AUD 120.00 CAD 118.31 EUR 77.78 GBP 58.74 JPY 8,400.00 MXN 1,400.00 ZAR 1,400.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17261.
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Edwards, Mary Ellen Illustrated by: Illustrated by Harrison Weir  
Little Robbie's Picture Book : With Many Illustrations
Publisher: George Routledge & Sons; London: 1885.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 126 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth over spine, full-color chromolithograph on front showing Little Robbie and his pet rabbit, 126 pages, 62 full-page monochrome illustrations, nearly 62 original one-page stories and descriptions, plus a few short poems, for young children. ; This is a children's annual, stuffed with various entertaining stories, poems, and short descriptions of amazing animals from faraway lands, all illustrated. No author listed. Many illustrations are by Mary Ellen Edwards and Harrison Weir. ; Quite worn but intact. Edges of boards chipped, corners rounded. Cloth discolored, frayed at both ends, no lettering visible. Front free endpaper missing. Many pages have small spots and smudges, as usual, but everything is readable. Front joint tight, rear hinge has some play, all pages attached. Quite scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 45.71 CAD 45.07 EUR 29.63 GBP 22.38 JPY 3,200.00 MXN 533.33 ZAR 533.33 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17191.
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Pearce, Phyllis; Ewing, Joyce; Caldwell, Joan; Laverty, K.; Eastwick, Ivy O.  
Chicks' Own Annual 1948

4to. 96pp. + Pictorial boards. Good only hardcover. Cloth spine torn along edge. Front hinge loose at title page but holding, corners bumped and worn, pictorial cover still bright, though creased. Light foxing on title page. Contents tanned, complete and quite clean. One page (A Picture to Colour) is crayoned in two tones, probably by Mary, whose Aunt Mabel gave her this book on Christmas 1947. Includes stories by Phyllis Pearce, Joyce Ewing, Joan Caldwell, poems by K. Laverty, Ivy O. Eastwick. Bear stories and poems including several of Rupert. Several stereotypical tales and cartoons as illustrated on cover: A Tale of Betty and Golly, Neddy and Nellie Nigger, Teddy and His Wonderful Toys. Not in the best of condition, but still decent and collectible.

Appr.: | AUD 64.29 CAD 63.38 EUR 41.67 GBP 31.47 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: H.A.S. Beane Books. Item number: 4101.
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Pope, Jesse Illustrated by: Illustrated by N. Buchanan  
Playmates Book, the : Stories for Young Folk (Stories for Little People)
Publisher: Platt & Munk Company; N. Y. : 1912.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 124 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth over spine, color illustrated front, 124 unnumbered pages, 54 b/w illustrations in text, 2 full-page color plates on glossy pages. Dozens of short stories, and a few poems, for small children, by various authors. ; Front cover states No. 676. Subtitle on front: Stories for Little People. Subtitle on title page: Stories for Young Folks, with Color Plates and Numerous Illustrations in Black and White. ; Moderate wear to edges of boards. Rear board, which is plain green and unlettered, is rubbed. Gift note dated 1927 penned on front endpaper, quite faded. Pages are slightly yellowed from age but not brittle. No visible rips, tears, spots or smudges. Binding tight.

Appr.: | AUD 45.71 CAD 45.07 EUR 29.63 GBP 22.38 JPY 3,200.00 MXN 533.33 ZAR 533.33 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17193.
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Sale-Barker, Lucy Illustrated by: Illustrated by Mary Ellen Edwards  
Little Wide Awake 1883 : With 130 Coloured Pictures, a Coloured Annual for Children
Publisher: George Routledge & Sons; London: 1883.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 188 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Hardcover, red-brown cloth over spine, dark gray illustrated boards, 130 beautiful chromolithographs, most full-page, including at least four with African American characters. ; Short short stories for young children, each with at least one illustration. Illustrations by Mary Ellen Edwards, Miriam Kerns, F. A. Fraser, F. Barroud, Gordon Browne, Charlotte Weekes, L. Hopkins, A. C. Corbould. ; Gift note in ornate hand in fountain pen on front endpaper dated 1883. No missing pages. A few pages have small closed tears to margins, none affecting any text or illustrations. The only serious defect, six plates have small mars affecting some of the color, none affecting any character's faces or important details.

Appr.: | AUD 85.71 CAD 84.51 EUR 55.56 GBP 41.96 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 1,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17584.
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Seymour, G. L., with Helen J. A. Miles, T. Pym, et al.  
Sunday, 1881 : Pictures and Pages for Young and Old, with Upwards of Two Hundred Illustrations by Eminent Artists
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company; N. Y. : 1881.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 412 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Dark blue cloth decorated in gilt, silver, and black; bevel-edged boards, all edge gilt, color chromolithograph frontispiece; 80 short poems and songs (several with music by William H. Cummings or Amy C. Jackson) ; 200 short stories, anecdotes, trivia, etc, 200 b/w illustrations of various styles. ; This is a Child's Annual from 1881, a collection of various material gathered together by the publisher, some original, some previously published. Many full-page illustrations. (A m a zon bu y e rs please note: Their image does not match out unit. Our unit is blue gilt cloth) ; Quite worn, especially at tips. Cloth chipped on spine, affecting decor but not title. One leaf has a long closed tear neatly repaired with old book-repair tape. A few pencil marks on endpapers, otherwise interior clean. Hinges have some play but binding is essentially intact. Quite scarce in any condition.

Appr.: | AUD 107.14 CAD 105.63 EUR 69.44 GBP 52.45 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16198.
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