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Lot 409

18 Children's Books

Estimate: $200 - $350

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1) Arm in Arm by Remy Charlip, Parents Magazine Press, NY 1969, LCC# 69-12610. No Dust Jacket. Hardcover. H 10-1/4" W 7-1/2" D3/8". 2) AHA by Rex and Laurence Whistler. Hardcover. 1978, Texts and Pictures Laurence Whistler 1946 and 1978. Bound in Great Britain by Richard Clay & Co Ltd, Bungay #0719535743. Dust Jacket intact. Book can be read forward and backwards. H8-1/2" W 6" D 1/2". 3) Zeralda's Ogre by Tomi Ungerer. Hardcover, 1967 LCC 67-14069 Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, Evanston, and London. Condition: Dust Jacket has tears. Other normal wear. H 12" W 9-1/2" D3/8". 4) The Christ Child. From the Gospels according to Matthew and Luke with drawings by renowned Maud and Miska Petersham. Hardcover with dust jacket. Pictures Copyright 1931 by Maud and Miska Petersham. All rights of reproduction reserved Printed in USA William C. D. Glaser. Doubleday and Company, Inc. Garden City, New York. Full color illustrations and monochromatic illustrations. H 11" W 8-1/8" D 1/2". 5) The Story of a Cat, From the French by T.B. Aldrich. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Illlustrations by L. Hopkins. Houghton Mifflin & Co., The Riverside Press, 1906. H 8-1/4" W 5-3/4" D 1/2". 6) The LIttle Red Fox Book by Alison Uttley. Pictures by Katherine Wigglesworth. Heinemann: London. LCC #434969230 Four stories about the little red fox. Condition: Stain on cover upper left. edges rubbed. H 9-1/2" W 6-1/4" D 1/2". 7) Slovenly Peter, Hardcover, red cloth with gold and black embossed ink. the John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia. Condition: May be missing front couple of pages. Binding pulling away Last two blank pages missing. Some pencil marks. H 10" W 8-1/4" D 1/2". 8) The King and Queen of Hearts with the Rogueries of the Knave Who stole the Queen's pies. Facsmilie of 1809 edition.Comes with accompanying printed booklet by E.V. Lucas. McClure, Phillips & Co., New York 1902. Condition: Facsmilie is in good condition with some dirt on over and slight minor issues around edges. The accompanying booklet that comes with the facsimile is falling apart, the pamphlet is complete. Both are paperback. Facsimile H 5-1/8" W 3-7/8" D 1/8". Booklet H6-1/4" W 5" D1/8". 9) Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales. Hardcover. Ex Libris plate-Miss Czarnecki. Ilustrated. One Color Frontispiece, the rest black and white. pp167. Copyright 1926 M.A. Donohue & Co. Chicago, New York. Condition: edges have wear. binding loose at page120. H 9" W 6-3/4" D 7/8". 10) CDB! by William Steig. Hardcover with dust jacket. 2nd printing. 1968 LLC# 68-25755 windmill Books, Inc./Simon and Schuster, Inc. New York. Condition: Dust jacket has tears and loss but book itself is relatively clean and good. H 7" W 7-1/4" D 3/8". 11) Mr. Brown and Mr. gray by william Wondriska. Hardcover with dust jacket.Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York Chicago San Francisco First Edition 1968 LCC 68-11826. Condition: Dust Jacket has fold and loss at edges, A few smudges/stain on and off throughout. About 1/2"-1". H 8-3/4" W 8-3/4" D 3/8". 12) The Sleeping Beauty. Harcover, no dust jacket. A Picturebook by Felix hoffmann. Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1960. Printed in Switzerland. Possible First American Edition? Color lItho throughout. Condition: No Dust Jacket, fading around edges of pages, few minor stains, and small ink? mark last page. Tape residue on cover top and small loss to paper board 1" x 1"at top cover. Edges rubbed. H 11-7/8" W 8-1/2" D 3/8". 13) Fruit is Ripe for Timothy by Alice Rothschild. Illustrations by Hildegard Woodward. Hardcover. Young Scott Books. LCC 63-19195 Condition: corners rubbed, some splatter stain on left of cover, crease in first two pages. H 8-1/8" W 9-1/2" D 3/8". 14) See the Circus by H.A. Rey. paperback. Houghton Mifflin Co. Condition: Issues with completion. Cover folded marks, small stain on page 1, first flap is torn, second flap is missing a 3" x 1" section of pullout image, 5th pullout is missing and 11th last flap missing pull out. H 5-1/2" W 6-1/2" D 1/8" 15) Elephants, Grapes & Pickles. softcover. A Friendly Companion to "The Elephant Book" A Price/Stern/Sloan Humor classic. Illustrated and designed by Ed Powers. ISBN: 0-8431-0011-7. September 1974 ninth printing. Condition: Good H 6" W5-1/4" D 3/16". 16) The Sleeping Beauty. A peepshow book. Illustrated by Karen Avery. Chatto & Windus, 42 William IV Street, London/Clark , Irwin & Co., Toronto. ISBN 0-7011-5066-1 1975 Intervisual Communications Inc. Los Angeles CA. A Pop-up Book with three layers to each page. Loop at top of book for hanging up, ties closed at side. Covers at spine have some dent and spine but minor. H 6-3/4 W 5-3/8" D 5/8" 17) Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Random House, New York. One of a two volume boxed set. John Tenniel illustrations colored by Fritz Kredel. Special edition 1946. Condition: Inside covers stained, edge of pages stained on edge from 1/8" - deepest 1-1/2" from pp. 21-64, Other stains and smudges here and there. Cover is rubbed as are edges. H 8-1/2 W 5-3/8" D 3/4". 18) The Young Sailor or Perseverance Rewarded; for Little Boys and Little Girls by Mrs. Hughs. Hardcover. Author of Generosity etc etc. Lindsay and Blakiston Publishers, Philadelphia.1849 Printed by C. Sherman. H 6" W 4-5/8" D 1/4". Copy and paste link for high-res images: