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Rollo on the Rhine; Rollo's Tour in Europe Series., Abbott, Jacob
1 Rollo on the Rhine; Rollo's Tour in Europe Series.
Abbott, Jacob

Sheldon & Company 1873, Reprint. Very Good-; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; New York; First written in 1855 by W. J. Reynolds of Boston. 218 pages, bound in brown cloth with gilt & black stamped design. 14 engravings including frontispiece. A Sheldon & Co. reprint with moderate wear & fraying to spine ends & corners. Binding solid, though starting at front endapers.. Minor signs of finger soil. Stain on rear endpapers. 29154 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Rollo Story Books:  Rollo in the Woods., Abbott, Jacob.
2 The Rollo Story Books: Rollo in the Woods.
Abbott, Jacob.

Sheldon & Company 1857, Very Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; New York; 32 pages, brown embossed cloth binding; gilt lettering on spine. Frontis illustration plus one additional . Yellow endpapers. Reprinted in 1862 by Sheldon & Company from The Rollo in the Woods chapter of the 1857 book Rollo at Play, published by Phillips, Sampson and Company . Most likely First Thus in this format. Cover shows only modest signs of use; tightly bound. Neatly written gift notation on front endpaper. Light to moderate foxing throughout. All pages intact. 29153 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Now You Are Six   A Birthday Book, Abel, Alison M.; Standon, Edward
3 Now You Are Six A Birthday Book
Abel, Alison M.; Standon, Edward
0528821938 / 9780528821936
Rand McNally & Company 1973, First U.S. Edition. Illustrated by Edward Standon. Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 46 pages, pictorial cover. Bright clean cover, firm binding. Moderate rubbing base of spine; light rubbing corners. Interior bright, crisp, no names or markings. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 23006 
Price: 16.70 USD
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The Tyger Voyage (plus 13 illustrations painted by Nicola Bayley), Adams, Richard; Bayley, Nicola, (ill.).
4 The Tyger Voyage (plus 13 illustrations painted by Nicola Bayley)
Adams, Richard; Bayley, Nicola, (ill.).
0394407962 / 9780394407968
Alfred A. Knopf 1976, First American Edition. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Plus 12 separate Nicola Bayley illustrations printed on cards. Crisp clean book with mild wear to corner tips. In About Fine jacket with yellowing on flaps; hint of shelf rubbing. Original price of $6/95 intact on flap. Also includes 12 separate illustratons printed on cards: 12 of the 17 illustrations painted by Nicola Bayley for The Tiger Voyage, printed on 6" x 8" cards in Italy by Mondadori. Cards bright & clean with a hint of handling. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26642 
Price: 54.00 USD
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The Pony Express.  Landmark Series Book No. 7, Adams, Samuel Hopkins.  Illustrated By Lee J. Ames
5 The Pony Express. Landmark Series Book No. 7
Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Illustrated By Lee J. Ames

Random House 1950, Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages, bound in sky blue cloth; orange top-stain; pictorial endpapers. Not a first as ad on back panel of jacket lists to #10. Bright clean cover, trace of rubbing on spine ends. Interior clean, no names or markings. Bright jacket, price 150/150 on flap; rubbing & shallow tear at ends of spine. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 24319 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Mooncusser's Daughter; A Play for Children, Aiken, Joan; Stewart, Arvis, (ill.).
6 Mooncusser's Daughter; A Play for Children
Aiken, Joan; Stewart, Arvis, (ill.).
0670487953 / 9780670487950
Viking Juvenile 1974, First American Edition. Illustrated by Arvis Stewart. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Music by John Sebastian Brown. Stunning jacket art. First printing indicated by presence of "1" in print number line. 79 pages. Crisp book & jacket with mild shelf rubbing at spine ends. Appears unread. Tiny scuff on spine of jacket- light tanning on inside of flaps. Price intact on flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 23312 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Jerry; or, The Sailor Boy Ashore, being The Seventh - a fragment - in the series of the 'Aimwell Stories' by Walter Aimwell [pseud.] to which is added a Memoir of the author., Aimwell, Walter [pseudonym of William Simonds]
7 Jerry; or, The Sailor Boy Ashore, being The Seventh - a fragment - in the series of the 'Aimwell Stories' by Walter Aimwell [pseud.] to which is added a Memoir of the author.
Aimwell, Walter [pseudonym of William Simonds]

Gould & Lincoln 1864, Good; Hardcover; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 224 pp. bound in green embossed cloth; gilt decoration & lettering on spine. Six Black & white illustrations, including frontis (steel engraving) and title page. Clean cover, well-preserved, moderate wear & light fraying to extremities. Binding solid. Heavy foxing on frontis & tissue guard. Only occasional foxing to interior. Damp stain at bottom margin of first quarter of book. 30464 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Miracle of the Myrrh, Alborghetti, Marci; Blonden, Hervé
8 The Miracle of the Myrrh
Alborghetti, Marci; Blonden, Hervé
1890817163 / 9781890817169
Winslow Press 2000, First Edition. Illustrated by Hervé Blondon. Signed by Author Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by author. FINE book in FINE jacket. Bright & crisp. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care.; Signed by Author 19246 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Jack and Jill;  A Village Story, Alcott, Louisa M.
9 Jack and Jill; A Village Story
Alcott, Louisa M.

Roberts Brothers 1886, Very Good-; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; Early printing of this classic, first published in 1880. 325 pages, bound in brown cloth with black, red, and gold stamped decoration and titles. Green and white floral endpapers. Frontispiece with tissue guard; 5 additional black and white plates. GOOD to VERY GOOD book. Binding solid. Some splitting of cloth at head of spine and joints down about 3/8", and shallow fraying at base of spine and corner tips. Decoration and gilt bright and intact. Endpapers bright & clean. Interior pages also bright, thought lightly browned, overall clean with an occasional spot of finger soil. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27352 
Price: 27.00 USD
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A Christmas Dream, Alcott, Louisa May
10 A Christmas Dream
Alcott, Louisa May

Little, Brown & Company 1901, early printing. Illustrated by H. C. Ireland. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; 55 pages, solidly bound in green cloth with red, green, white & black stamped design on front cover; gilt lettering. Reprinted from the 1886 first volume of Lulu's Library, published by Roberts Brothers. Very bright clean cover; top corner lightly bumped; light wear bottom edge. Interior bright. 3 full-page b & w plates, including frontispiece, by H.C. Ireland. Finger soiling on the fore edge of some pages. Slight soapy odor. Name & gift notation to previous owner on front endpaper. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 20894 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Jack and Jill, Aldin, Cecil, (ill.); Byron, May, (author).
11 Jack and Jill
Aldin, Cecil, (ill.); Byron, May, (author).

Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton 1914, Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; No publishing date given. Cloth-backed binding with color pictorial boards. Cream colored pictorial endpapers. 24 delightful full-page color plates by Cecil Alden. Good only book with shaken spine; rear endpapers separated.. Cloth backstrip torn in places on rear joint. Enthusiastic child colored the moon in purple crayon on front cover. Internals good; some foxing in gutters and on margins. Rear endpapers foxed & wrinkled. Internals quite nice. The majority of the color plates are bright & clean with no defect; one has a spot of foxing on the illustration and another has a short tear on fore-edge. The cover and binding leave something to be desired in our copy of this scarce book, but the beautiful color plates are well above satisfactory. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27395 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color, Alexander, Elizabeth; and Marilyn Nelson; Floyd Cooper (ill.)
12 Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color
Alexander, Elizabeth; and Marilyn Nelson; Floyd Cooper (ill.)
1590784561 / 9781590784563
Wordsong 2007, First Edition. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Crisp, as new, in like jacket. 30164 
Price: 16.20 USD
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The Four Donkeys, Alexander, Lloyd; Abrams, Lester, (ill.).
13 The Four Donkeys
Alexander, Lloyd; Abrams, Lester, (ill.).
003080213X / 9780030802133
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972, First Edition. Illustrated by Lester Abrams. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated (42). Tightly bound. Bright clean cover with light rubbing at ends of spine; mild wear at corner tips. Interior pristine. Bright jacket with wrinkle at corner of front cover; corner-clipped flap, but original priceof $5.95 intact on flap; no tears; trace of soil. NOT ex-library. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 21765 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Merry Time, Alexander, V. C.; Chaundler, Christine; Oldmeadow, Catherine R.; et. al.
14 Merry Time
Alexander, V. C.; Chaundler, Christine; Oldmeadow, Catherine R.; et. al.

Collins' Clear-Type Press 1920, -. Fair; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; London & Glasgow; Cloth-backed cover with pictorial paper covered front board (cover illustration by E. Dorothy Rees); illustrated endpapers. Numerous short stories & poems, many unattributed. 14 full-page, full-color illustrations; black & white drawings throughout. No date of publication, but other Clear-Type publications and work of these illustrators suggest the early to mid- 1900s. Binding solid, joints worn; front cover clean & bright; rear board scuffed with small damp-stain near base of spine; light edgewear; corners have shallow chipping. Interior overall clean, but moderate foxing on first 7 or so pages,inc. title; and last few pages. Child has colored in some of the black & white drawings with crayon. The 14 full page color plates -- all bright, clean & intact -- include illustrations by Anne Anderson, R. James Williams, Helen Marsh-Lambert, Honor G. Appleton, F.M.G., Agnes Richardson, Ruth Cobb, Harry Bingham Neilson. Stories have a decidedly fairy or elf bent; and last story contains racist elements of that period, as does one of the illustrations. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26190 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Giant Who Had No Heart, Allen, Linda
15 The Giant Who Had No Heart
Allen, Linda
0399214461 / 9780399214462
Philomel 1988, First Printing. Signed by Author Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Retold and illustrated by Linda Allen. SIGNED by the author on title page; then SIGNED & inscribed ("To Andrew!")by author on copyright page. Bright, clean book; modest wear to extremities. In clean jacket with mild rubbing and surface scratches; a 1" tear; fraying at head of spine. ; Signed by Author 29112 
Price: 18.00 USD
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