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1 Christopher Duck and the Saucy Matilda
Akron, OH Saalfield Pub. Co. 1938 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket sm folio Eleanora Madsen 
8 leaves (16 pages). 6 full page and 1 double page color illustration by Eleanora Madsen. Covers show a few small bends on corners and there is a slight fold crease across front cover lower corner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
2 Emily and Lucy (from Series: "Grandmother's New Toy Books")
New York John C. Riker Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 
No date of publication, though WorldCat suggests 1844 for this printing. 14 pages with six full page illustrations, being hand-colored, and one smaller illustration on title page, also hand-colored. First and last leaves of volume are paste downs, attached to original decorative covers. Volume fits into a later cardboard folio for protection. Penciled name in blank space at the top of about half of the leaves. Scattered and very light foxing and an occasional smudge. Overall a nice and bright copy of this scarce children's book. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
3 The Distinguished collection of L. Frank Baum and Related Oziana Including W. W. Denslow Formed By Justin G. Schiller (Auction Sale Number 1118, Thursday, November 2, 1978)
New York Swann Galleries, Inc. 1978 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Lightly used volume remaining tight and very clean. Prices realized are laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 The Land of Enchantment
London Cassell and Company, Ltd 1917 First Edition, Thus Cloth - Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 4to Arthur Rackham 
144 pages. Salmon colored cloth covers, with darker lettering and illustration on top cover, and gold lettering on spine. Corners are a little bumped and covers shows a few very light scuffs. Non-author presentation inscription on blank front free end page. Volume remains tight and contents bright and very clean. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
5 The Wonderful World of Oz: The Works of L. Frank Baum, His Successors and Illustrators (Volumes I, II, & III)
New York Books of Wonder Soft Cover Good No Jacket 
Three volumes published 1983, 1985, and 1990 respectively. First five leaves of Vol. I are loose, though laid in place and remain intact. Set is otherwise in near fine condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
6 Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens
London Hodder & Stoughton 1908 Fifth Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to Arthur Rackham 
125 pp, plus 50 tipped on plates protected by captioned tissue guards. Russet colored covers with gilt lettering and decoration. Covers show light rubbing on edges, and slightly bumped corners. There is just a little light foxing on the half title page. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
7 Bishop, J. [James] Henry and Emma's Visit to the Zoological Gardens, In the Regent's Park.
London Dean and Munday New Edition String Bound, Paper Wraps Fair No Jacket 12mo 
Although there is no date of publication for this edition, it is believed to be between 1830 and 1834. The first edition is generally attributed to 1829/1830. In 1974, Sotheby's sold a third edition which included an inscription dated 1834. Most of the literature refers to the third edition being circa 1835. This edition is described on the title page as being "A New Edition, with Additions to the Present Season." 36 pages, string bound in original paper wrap covers. There are 12 hand colored illustrations, with two each on five pages, plus the frontispiece. Covers are worn and soiled, and show a little paper loss at corners. Part of cover is split along spine, though remains tightly held together by the binding threads. Frontispiece shows a one inch closed tear from top edge into first illustration (Entrance to the Zoological Gardens...] Smudges and soiling on title page, and lesser scattered throughout the contents. Despite all faults, this remains an enjoyable example of this very scarce title with clear and legible text, and bright and lovely illustrations. 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
8 Domino, John The Fable of a Proud Poppy, or the Shipwreck of "The Cynthia"
Paris Domino Press 1934 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Emile Lahner 
23+ pages. Yellow paper over boards with yellow cloth spine cover. Pictorial paper cover label. Covers are a little smudge, though label remains bright and clean. Wear along edges. Tight, and contents remain bright and clean. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
9 Dugdale, Florence E. The Book of Baby Pets
New York Hodder & Stoughton First U. S. Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- 4to E. J. Detmold 
No date of publication, though circa 1913. 120 pages, plus 19 mounted color plates. Non-author presentation inscription on blank front free end page, dated 1913. Very slight age toning on end leaves and scattered very light signs of use. Dust jacket shows scattered light edge wear and is a little faded and rubbed over spine. Lettering and image on jacket remain good. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Original slipcase is tattered and worn, though has done it's job well over the years. Despite the minor faults, this is and exceptionally attractive and nice copy with dust jacket and slipcase. 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
Ezekiel Travels, Garner, Elvira
10 Garner, Elvira Ezekiel Travels
New York Henry Holt and Company First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good Elvira Garner 
Copyright is 1938. Covers show old tape stains around upper spine. Spine ends are a little bumped, and there is rubbing along edges. Inside covers are a little soiled along edges of paste downs. Volume remains tight, bright, and otherwise clean. Dust jacket shows closed tears and scattered edge wear. Illustrations and lettering on jacket are bright and intact. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
The Vicar of Wakefield, Goldsmith, Oliver
11 Goldsmith, Oliver The Vicar of Wakefield
London George G. Harrap & Company 1929 First Edition, Thus Full Vellum Leather Very Good No Jacket sm 4to Arthur Rackham Signed by the Illustrator
Number 234 of a limited edition of five hundred and seventy five copies for England, and another 200 for the United States signed by the illustrator, Arthur Rackam. This one is English. 231+ pages, plus 12 color plates of Arthur Rackham. Top edge is gilded. Illustrated end leaves. Full vellum covers are slightly bowed and show light foxing/soiling near upper and outer edges. Volume is solid, and contents are clean and intact. There are no book plates, markings, etc. 
Price: 850.00 USD
 
 
Reuben and the Fire, Good, Merle
12 Good, Merle Reuben and the Fire
Intercourse, PA Good Books 1993 1561480916 / 9781561480913 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine P. Buckley Moss Signed by the Author and By the Illustrator
Signed by the illustrator and the author at the bottom of the blank front free end page. Volume and jacket remain in Fine condition. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
13 Gordon, Alvin Inherit The Earth: Stories from Mexican Ranch Life
Tucson The University of Arizona Press 1963 First Edition, Second Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Good (Ted) De Grazia Signed by Illustrator
79 pages. Front free end page shows "De Grazia / USA / 1965." Cloth covers show slight rubbing at spine ends and corners, though is otherwise tight, bright, and very clean. Dust jacket shows wear over spine ends and over upper edges, including a half inch closed tear not affecting image/lettering. Jacket remains generally clean and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
14 Gordon, Elizabeth Watermelon Pete and Others
Chicago Rand McNally & Company First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Copyright is 1914. 70+ pages. Pictorial paper over boards, shows rubbing along edges and some wear at corners and spine ends. Penciled name on first blank page following end leave. Page 31/32 with illustration of "Lady Bug Goes Shopping" shows a vertical crease. Front hinge (internal) is a little weak and shows a one inch tear. Volume remains fairly tight and is otherwise clean and intact. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels, Ingoldsby, Thomas
15 Ingoldsby, Thomas The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels
London William Heinemann 1909 Half Leather - Hardbound Very Good+ No Jacket sm 4to Arthur Rackham 
549 pages, plus 24 color plates tipped onto a heavy gray leaf with titled tissue guards; 12 full page, un-numbered duotone illustration leaves; and numerous smaller illustrations in the text. Half bound with green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, and marbled paper over boards and end leaves. Raised spine bands with gilt stamped lettering. Gilded upper edge of text block. Spine is lightly faded and covers show general very light rubbing/wear along edges. There is a small smudge in the margin of page 52 and the adjacent illustration page. Volume remains tight, and is otherwise very clean and intact. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
16 Johnson, Osa Pantaloons: Adventures of a Baby Elephant
New York Random House First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover As New Very Good+ 4to Arthur August Jansson Signed by Author
Copyright is 1941. Tight, un-read, as new copy in like dust jacket that shows a 1/32 inch chip at head of spine, and very slight wear at corners. Jacket is otherwise pristine and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. A signed sheet of paper reading "Best wishes / Osa Johnson" has been laid in with this book, though was not acquired or originally distributed with this book. The signature sheet is also in fine condition. Ironically, both the book and the signed sheet of paper come from the estate of Osa's second husband Clarke Getts, though through completely different channels. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
17 L'Hommedieu, Dorothy K. Scampy, the Little Black Cocker
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1939 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Marguerite Kirmse 
62+ pages. Pictorial end leaves. Plain black cloth spine shows a little wear at ends. Pictorial paper over boards remains bright, though shows wear at corners, and rubbing along edges. Front free end page shows inked name and date (1939). Blank verso of front free end page and blank rector of frontispiece show a small inked inscription, and large penciled scribbles. Rear paste down also has inked name and date, as well as small bookseller's sticker. Volume remains tight and otherwise clean 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Menehune Magic, Miers, Earl Schenck and Leo Lynne
18 Miers, Earl Schenck and Leo Lynne Menehune Magic
Honolulu Nokaoi Press First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dust Jacket Leo Lynne Signed by Illustrator/Second Author
Copyright is 1967. Inscription by Leo Lynne on front paste down reads in full: "With appreciation / Leo Lynne." Covers remain bright and clean, though show light rubbing. End leaves with smudges and light foxing also slightly affecting first and last page. Solid and otherwise clean. Good and clear signature. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
19 Pitt-Taylor, Nora All About Miss Fluffy-Chick
New York Cupples & Leon Company First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 24mo Gladys Hall 
Copyright is 1926. 47 pages. Orange paper over boards with black lettering and decoration, and two color illustrated paste-ons. Eight full page color plate illustrations, including frontispiece. Covers show light wear and rubbing, mostly along edges, and there is a child's name in pencil on the bottom cover. Cover illustrations remain bright, as does black lettering and decoration. Blank front free end leaf is missing. There is a white strip of paper affixed to the blank rear paste down, and small penciled notes on blank verso, suggesting this may have been ex-library. There are no other library markings present, however, Volume remains solid, and save for a couple very light smudges on edges of a couple leaves, is very bright and clean. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French, Retold By Sr. Arthur Quiller Couch
20 Retold By Sr. Arthur Quiller Couch The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French
London Hodder & Stoughton First Trade Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 4to Edmund Dulac 
First trade edition [1910] following the limited signed edition. 228 pp, plus thirty tipped in color plates of Edmund Dulac, protected with paper guards. Cloth covers show a little rubbin near center of bottom cover, as well as very light rubbing on edges. Volume is otherwise very bright, clean, and intact. 
Price: 400.00 USD
 
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Reuben and the Fire, Good, Merle
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Ezekiel Travels, Garner, Elvira
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Menehune Magic, Miers, Earl Schenck and Leo Lynne
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The Ingoldsby Legends of Mirth and Marvels, Ingoldsby, Thomas
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The Vicar of Wakefield, Goldsmith, Oliver
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Henry and Emma's Visit to the Zoological Gardens, In the Regent's Park.
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Emily and Lucy (from Series: "Grandmother's New Toy Books")
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All About Miss Fluffy-Chick
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