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Category: All Categories: Children's Books for Younger Children: Picture Books: Old and Rare
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1.

Farmyard Pets
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Publisher: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1909 Akron, OH.
Book. Book condition: Good. Audio Book (Cassette) Saalfield's Muslin Books "Ever Wear - Never Tear". Series No. 3. Child's book published on cloth pages. Beautifully illustrated in full color. 12 pages. Oblong. Book is in GOOD condition; wear to edges. "Stitched" binding.

Appr.: | AUD 98.17 CAD 91.46 EUR 69.44 GBP 50.00 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 903.61 

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2.
Brunhoff, Jean De  
The Travels of Babar
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Publisher: Random House, New York.
Hardcover. Condition: Fair-/None Light yellow paper covered boards with black titling on cover, spine covering missing, soiled and edgeworn. Child's pencil drawing and name in ink on ffep. Pages are lightly soiled, (think dusty fingerprints), but unmarked. BOOK INFO: 'Babar, the young King of the elephants, and his wife, Queen Celeste, have just left for their wedding trip in a balloon. Goodbye! See you soon!' Wonderful color illustrations. Translated from the French by Merle Haas. Undated and no edition stated. 1934 is the year The Travels of Babar was first published in the U.S. Language: English. Pages: 48

Appr.: | AUD 13.09 CAD 12.20 EUR 9.26 GBP 6.67 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 120.48 

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3.
Entwistle, Mary Illustrated by: Illustrated by Roberta F. C. Waudby  
Isaac of the Tents

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons; N. Y. : 1935.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 58 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Small format (4.25 x 5.5 inches) 11 x 14 cm. Red boards decorated in white, 58 unnumbered pages, 2-color illustration on each spread. ; Retells the story of Abraham, Sarah, and Isaac, for ages about 4-8. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Covers heavily chipped. Small ink spot on front cover. Backstrip partly gone so spine title reads 'c of the Tents'. Church name on front endpaper in fountain pen. Bottom edge has a very faint dampstain, not affecting taxt or illustrations. Binding remarkably intact. Scarce in any condition.

Appr.: | AUD 26.18 CAD 24.39 EUR 18.52 GBP 13.33 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 240.96 

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4.
Humpty Dumpty (Pseudonym)  
Humpty Dumpty's Tales : The History of Cinderella, Or, the Little Glass Slipper
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Publisher: A. Park; London:.
Good Softcover 8 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Stiff green covers, 8 pages printed one side only, each with hand-colored illustration, as issued. ; No date but about 1860-1880. ; Exterior quite worn, several small ink stains. Bound edge reinforced by hand stitching in very old thread. Name penned on front cover, same hand on rear states: 'Saw the Play in Philadelphia when about 6 years of Age'. Rear cover has three closed tears repaired with old cellophane tape. Overall shows normal wear, no other serious defects. ; Humpty Dumpty's Pictorial Present Series

Appr.: | AUD 31.41 CAD 29.27 EUR 22.22 GBP 16.00 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 289.16 

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5.
King, Marian, Illustrated by: Smock, Nell Stolp  
Piccolino
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Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co., 1939 Chicago, IL.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Fair to Good. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Junior Press Books. "Piccolino, a little gray and brown donkey, pulls one of the most beautiful carts in Sicily. It has two wheels. It is painted in the brightest colors. And when Piccolino is happy, the cart travels very fast indeed. He and his master Micco present such a dashing picture that they are selected to join a circus and travel about in Europe. But neither Piccolino nor his young master like circus life and are very homesick. How the pair return to their beloved Sicily makes a very attractive little story for the youngest readers. Miss King has spent the last year on the island of Sicily, gathering her material. Mrs. Smock already has a number of well known books whose illustrations are hers, including Jocko and Polly Parrot. Piccolino is fully illustrated in colors and in black and white." 32 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in FAIR to GOOD condition; shelfwear, but complete.

Appr.: | AUD 26.18 CAD 24.39 EUR 18.52 GBP 13.33 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 240.96 

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6.
Knecht, Klara E., Illustrated by: Thorne, Diana  
Animal-Book
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Publisher: Saalfield Pub. Co., 1933 Akron, OH.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall This oversized children's book on hard paper includes 12 pages of text and 11 full-page, full color illustrations by Diana Thorne. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; chip to lower right corner of front cover. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

Appr.: | AUD 13.09 CAD 12.20 EUR 9.26 GBP 6.67 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 120.48 

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7.
Lenski, Lois.  
The Little Fire Engine.

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1946..
First Edition Oblong octavo in red cloth stamped in gilt. Unpaginated, but about 48 pages illustrated in black, white and red on most pages. The most well known of a series of adventures for Mr. Small who seems to consider a broad range of possible occupations. There is some darkening to the rear endpaper at the joint, likely from glue transfer, but the inside is otherwise clean and sound. The covers have light to modest edge and extremity wear with some loss of surface color. The jacket is complete but for minimal loss at the tips; a two inch closed tear at top of rear panel; and a couple of other tiny edge tears. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 130.89 CAD 121.95 EUR 92.59 GBP 66.67 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,204.82 

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8.
Newton, Ruth E.  
Kittens and Puppies
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Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, 1934 Racine, WI.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall A delightful children's tale of kittens, puppies and a party. Beautifully illustrated by the author in full color on all pages. 14 pages. "Linen-like" pages. Book is in GOOD condition; some wear to cover; soiling to covers only. Softcover; stapled binding.

Appr.: | AUD 15.71 CAD 14.63 EUR 11.11 GBP 8.00 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 144.58 

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9.
Nyce, Vera Illustrator: Illustrated by Helene Nyce  
A Jolly Christmas at the Patterprints
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Publisher: New York 1971.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Boards show wear at edges and corners. Front paste-down has what might be a couple of stains or spots, but they also might be part of the illustration. It's hard to tell. Image is of actual book for sale. Parents' Magazine Not Indicated Hardcover Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½; 27 pages; This old fashioned children's Christmas story was written and illustrated around 1920, but not published until 1971. Illustrated boards. The author and artist were best known for their Flossie Fisher's Funnies which ran regularly in the Ladies Home Journal before 1915. This story of a mouse family's Christmas is sure to appeal to today's young children as much as it did to their great grandparents when they were young. Both illustrations and plot line are lively, especially when Santa arrives a bit too early while the soup is still cooking in the fireplace and he falls down the chimney into the soup pot. You'll have to read the book to see what happens next!

Appr.: | AUD 11.11 CAD 10.35 EUR 7.86 GBP 5.66 JPY 849.00 MXN 106.13 ZAR 102.29 

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10.
Pletsch, Oscar 1830-1888  
Gute Freundschaft. Eine Geschichte für Damen, aber für Kleine. In 24 Bildern erzählt von Oscar Pletsch. In Holzschnitt Ausgeführt von H. Bürkner
 Picture
Publisher: Leipzig, Alphons Dürr [1882].
1 leaf, 23 plates; 20 x 27 cm. "5 Ausgabe"; first published Berlin, Weidmann [1863]. An 1884 gift inscription to an American girl from her German grandmother. Covers worn, slightly foxed; good+. Stock#OB949.

Appr.: | AUD 65.45 CAD 60.98 EUR 46.30 GBP 33.33 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 602.41 

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11.
Rose O'Neill.  
Scootles in Kewpieville Color Book.

Publisher: Akron OH: Saalfield, 1936..
First Edition Staple bound folio, about 14 inches tall, covers illustrated in color. Unpaginated, but 32 pages including covers, with full page and half page color illustrations opposite identical uncolored pictures. Publisher's No. 2127. A late, but quite scarce, Kewpie doll item. The inside is clean, with no coloring in the material meant to be colored by a child. The covers are bright, but there is a quarter sized chip at top front cover, a short edge tear of a half inch on top of both front and rear covers, and the spine is torn from the bottom to the first staple. Softcover Softcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 392.67 CAD 365.85 EUR 277.78 GBP 200.00 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,614.46 

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12.
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
 Picture
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 98.17 CAD 91.46 EUR 69.44 GBP 50.00 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 903.61 

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13.
Shortall, Leonard  
Golden Sleepy Teddy Book
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Publisher: Golden Press; N. Y. : 1963.
Fair with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 16 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Oblong board book, diecut front cover in shape of bed with bedposts, 16 pages, color illustrated throughout. ; 'This book is designed to teach the young child good bedtime habits'. ; 1963, no additional printings. Illustrated by Leonard Shortall. ; A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: Image does not match this edition. This edition is only 6 inches tall, and resembles only the bottom half (approximately) of what is shown in the image. (We believe perhaps a rear board, with teddy's head, is missing, but story is complete); The other significant defect is the plastic comb binding, which is also missing, and the book has been bound with cord tied through the holes. Otherwise only moderate edgewear. No marks, no scribbles. Sold as is. ; Golden Play and Learn Book Series

Appr.: | AUD 45.81 CAD 42.68 EUR 32.41 GBP 23.33 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 421.69 

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14.
Tudor, Tasha.  
Pumpkin Moonshine.

Publisher: Walck, NY, 1938, 1962, 1st printing in this enlarged edition, EX-LIBRARY COPY, (G/G-),.
Walck, NY, 1938, 1962, 1st printing in this enlarged edition stated, unpaginated but approx. 40 pages, 17 color illustrations by Tasha Tudor, color illustrated endpapers, EX-LIBRARY COPY with the usual marks, 6-1/8”x 6-3/4”, yellow cloth with brown titles, heavy shelfwear, other corners have light wear, light cover soil, tape residue on both covers, good- dust jacket with a 2”x 1” piece cut from the top front edge, light soil, tape stain and 1” tear on rear panel, despite the cutout on the front the dust jacket looks bright and cheery and is protected in a clean new plastic cover, 1/2”x 2” spot where a label was removed on front endpaper, library stamp blacked out with marker on title page and last page, free front endpaper removed, very pale pen marks on a preliminary page, pages lightly soiled, binding tight, book good (G/G-) 2480 [SOss22ABE]

Appr.: | AUD 65.45 CAD 60.98 EUR 46.30 GBP 33.33 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 602.41 

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15.
Vredenburg, Edric, with Helen J. Wood, et al.  
Mother's Story Hour for Young People : With Color Plates and Numerous Illustrations in Black and White

Publisher: Platt & Munk Company; N. Y. : 1916.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 240 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 240 unnumbered pages, 1 lullabye with fully notated music, several poems, dozens of enchanting stories for young children, b/w line illustrations throughout, 4 full-page full-color illustrations on glossy plates, including frontispiece. ; Unlike most children's books of this era, this one is in remarkably good condition. Gilt on spine is rubbed and a bit dull but still quite readable. Gilt on front is intact and bright. Very light wear to cloth at heel and crown. Small chip to the lower tip of one leaf. Two pages have small thumb smudges. No other marks. No serious defects. Both hinges intact. Binding tight.

Appr.: | AUD 58.90 CAD 54.88 EUR 41.67 GBP 30.00 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 542.17 

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16.
Walt Disney  
The Wise Little Hen
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Publisher: Walt Disney Enterprises, 1937 Hollywood, CA.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall A Walt Disney Picture Book. This is a cute children's story for younger readers (or children to be read to), beautifully illustrated with color pictures on each page. The story features the Wise Little Hen, her nine chicks, Peter Pig, and DONALD DUCK. 12 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Hard paper pages. Stapled binding.

Appr.: | AUD 229.06 CAD 213.41 EUR 162.04 GBP 116.67 JPY 17,500.00 MXN 2,187.50 ZAR 2,108.43 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 003253.
    
US$175.00
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