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The Tinder-Box

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Copenhagen, International Association of Y's Men's Clubs: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition #1267 of 2500 Copies

Seller ID: 011802

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Souvenir booklet for the 46th International Convention of the International Association of Y's Men's Clubs, July 22-26, 1970. Embroidered by Danish Y's Menettes. 20 pp. Illustrated by Erik Madsen. View more info

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Little Folks Picture Story Book

By: Anderson, Anne/ Wright, Allan

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 012235

Condition: Good Plus


Color-illustrated boards backed in beige cloth. 26 stories, some illustrated in color. 160 pp. Large book might need extra postage. Estimated date 1920. View more info

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The Crooked Signpost

By: Anderson, Ella

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Pickering and Inglis: 1957

Seller ID: 000114

Condition: Good


Blue boards, 95 pp. P. O. N. Small distributor's label. Mystery for teenage girls, but boys can read it, too. View more info

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The Golden City: With a Sketch of a Family On Its Way Thither

By: Anon.

Price: $32.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Carlton & Porter/ Sunday School Union: 1848

Seller ID: 003407

Condition: Good


Original maroon blind-stamped cloth on boards. No synopsis or publication information found. The Golden City must be Heaven. Wordy and boring narrative directed to children, but far beyond my ability to follow. Cover soil, mild foxing, previous owner's name stamps. 94 pp. View more info

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Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain

By: Ardizzone, Edward

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012556

Condition: Very Good


Little Tim lives near the ocean, and wants to be a sailor. His friend, Captain McFee, has shown him how to tie special knots. This book is clean and undamaged. It is protected by clear plastic film over the DJ. Fully illustrated in colour and b/w. 46 pp. View more info

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Mon Plus Beau Livre De Contes

By: Auzou, Philippe (Ed.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Editions Philippe Auzou: 2009

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 012232

ISBN: 978-2-7338-1196

Condition: Near Fine


A large, fully-illustrated book in Near Fine condition. Text in French. 42 stories. Heavy book will need extra postage. 335 pp. with index. View more info

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The Tale of Betsy Butterfly (Tuck-Me-In-Tales)

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1918

Seller ID: 009192

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in black, on boards. Faded spots on spine. Gift note dated 1930 on first free endpaper. Colour-illustrated endpapers. Betsy must be very careful not to end up in Johnnie Green's collection. 119 pp. View more info

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The Tale of Grandma Goose (Tuck-Me-In-Tales)

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1923

Seller ID: 009193

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth lettered in black on boards. Faded white spots on spine. Gift note in pencil. Old Grandma Goose has been on the farm longer than any of the other animals. She rules with a firm wing, but even she is stumped trying to stop Frisky Squirrel from stealing corn from everyone. Jimmy Rabbit suggests sending Farmer Green a "round robin" letter, but nobody can write. Colour-illustrated endpapers. 128 pp. View more info

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The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug (Tuck-Me-In-Tales)

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1921

Seller ID: 009194

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth lettered in black on boards. Faded spots on spine. Mrs. Ladybug works very hard eating the insects that harm Farmer Green's orchard, but she is jealous of Betsy Butterfly. Musty. Colour-illustrated endpapers. 116 pp. View more info

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The Tale of Bobby Bobolink

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1920

Seller ID: 009195

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth lettered in black on boards. Bobby Bobolink is a great singer. The rest of the birds can hardly wait until he gets back to the farm in May. Colour-illistrated endpapers. 120 pp. View more info

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The Tale of Chirpy Cricket (Tuck-Me-In-Tales)

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1920

Seller ID: 009196

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth lettered in black on boards. Faded spots on spine. Chirpy Cricket takes his "fiddle" with him wherever he goes. To make his music he rubs a ridge of one wing on a rough part of the other. Colour-illustrated endpapers. 117 pp. View more info

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Little Men and Women Stories

By: Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Co.: 1932

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 004933

Condition: Good Plus


Original tan cloth with full colour pastedown on boards. A colourful, delightful book intended for children, but instructive for parents, artists, and writers as well. Previous owner's names. Cover hand soiled. 125 pp. View more info

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The Kittens and the Cardinals

By: Baker, Charlotte

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., David McKay Company, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004967

Condition: Very Good


Original bright orange cloth on boards. Clipped DJ has a few nicks along head. When kids formed a club with the theme, Kindness to Animals, the girls became Kittens and the boys, Cardinals. They plan to help animals, but their plans don't always work out ! Gift stamp from the Kindness Club, with no writing or other damage. 150 pp. View more info

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The Boy Ranchers in the Desert

By: Baker, Willard F.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Cupples and Leon: 1924

Seller ID: 000630

Condition: As New


Original grey-green cloth decorated in black(pictorial). No DJ. Or, Diamond X and the Lost Mine. Front. of desert storm. Edge only soil and foxing. 208 pp. View more info

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Gregorio and the White Llama

By: Bannon, Laura

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Eau Claire, WI, E.M. Hale and Company: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012140

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Scribbled-out stamp inside cover. Gregorio is a Peruvian boy who longs to drive the llama train by himself. But first he has to stop falling asleep while he is guarding them. Illustrations in black and white and colour. 47 pp. View more info

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Peter and Wendy

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $3,500.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.:

Edition: Early Variation

Seller ID: 007906

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with all lettering in bright gilt and gilt design surrounding title block. Colour Frontispiece "A Lovely Spring Cleaning" is tipped-in on grey stock and duplicates DJ cover. DJ has 2-inch tear at lower front joint and small bits missing head and foot of spine (See photos). Other plates by Bedford (in order) are: Title, The Never Never Land, Peter Flew In, The Birds Were Flown, Let Him Keep Who Can, Peter On Guard, Summer Days on the Lagoon, To Die Will Be An Awfully Big Adventure, Flung Like Bales, Mook or Me This Time, This Man is Mine, Peter and Jane. No date gi... View more info

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Rinkitink in Oz (Junior Edition)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1939

Edition: Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 006904

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright red paper boards show King Rinkitink and Inga on Bilbil, the goat. Very short slits in front cover joint head and foot. No names or writing. Very light foxing specks on pp. 16-17 only. Remarkably good condition for children's book which is 70 years old. 64 pp. View more info

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Juniper's Farm

By: Bazin, Rene

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan Company: 1951

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 007660

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. Clear plastic wrapper. Translated from the French by Margery Williams Bianco. Colour frontispiece and four additional illustrations. Recommended for Ages 10-12. 180 pp. View more info

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The Boy's Own Volume; of Fact, Fiction, History, and Adventure (Christmas, 1864)

By: Beeton, S.O. (Ed.)

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, S.O. Beeton: 1864

Seller ID: 003641

Condition: Good Minus


Original green cloth, intricately blindstamped and decorated in gilt on boards. Several gatherings and illustrations were loose, so I glued them carefully and priced the book accordingly. A marvelous collection of stories, tricks, projects, and puzzles to delight any serious young person. All edges gilt. Hinges cracked but holding. 552 pp. plus catalog bound in. View more info

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The Jungle Spies

By: Bevan, Tom

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-type Press:

Seller ID: 003804

Condition: Fair to Good


Original blue cloth with black lettering and decoration on boards. Both hinges cracked and weak, but holding. Set in India just before WWI. 315 pp. View more info