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1 Jack and the Bean Stalk
Boston De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. c. 1903 Softcover Very Good 
Green cardboard covers, wear & tear to spine, upheld by string binding; w/ chromolithographic image to front board. "Fairy Stories Series". Scarce copy. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 10 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
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2 Object Teacher
New York McLoughlin Bros. 1884 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by C.J. Howard 
12 chromolithographic plates on heavy stock. All pages are full color containing images of objects designated for child education. No text besides list of objects indexed to rear cover. A nice clean copy without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 12 pages 
Price: 185.00 USD
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3 Puss In Boots
New York M.S. Publishing Company 1928 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Eugenie Richards 
Folio in pictorial cardboard. Wear & tear to head & tail of spine. 4 full-page color illustrations, as well as many in black-and-white. "Kiddieland Series". A nice clean copy. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 11 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
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4 Carlo Collodi, Hezekiah Butterworth Pinocchio's Adventures in Wonderland
Boston Jordan, Marsh, & Co. 1898 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
First American edition. Half blue and half floral cloth, gilt title and illustrated figure to front cover. Wear and tear to head and tail of spine; rubbing to corners and edges. "Translated from the Italian with an Introduction by Hezekiah Butterworth". Black-and-white illustrations. No mention of Carlo Collodi's name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Elizabeth Gordon The Butterfly Babies' Book
Chicago Rand McNally & Company 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by M.T. (Penny) Ross 
Decorative images glued to front and back covers. Nearly every page contains different illustrated image in color of child as a butterfly, followed by rhyming quartet. "Verse by Elizabeth Gordon. Pictures by 'Penny Ross'". 7 page butterfly diary at end of book, "I Saw These Butterflies". Owner's name to front fly ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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6 Esther M. Bjoland, Editor The Child's World: Stories of Childhood
Chicago The Child's World, Inc. 1962 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Heavily worn hardcover in original yellow boards, cream and terra cotta illustrations. Glossy, illustrated pages with collected music, verse, rhymes and stories. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Father Tuck Tales From Kittenland
London Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. 1905 Softcover Very Good 
Folio in pictorial cardboard (detached) covers. Tears to head & tail of spine. 4 full-page color illustrations, as well as many in black-and-white. "Father Tuck's Wide Awake Series". A nice clean copy. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 14 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
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8 Henriette Perrin-Duportal Georgie au Cirque Album pour les parents et pour les enfants
Paris Librairie Fernand Nathan 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by de Kuhn-Regnier 
Circular color illustrated paste down to front cover. 14 full page illustrations in pink and white by de Kuhn-Regnier. Endpapers somewhat acidic. Text in french. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 180.00 USD
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9 L.M. Boston The Stones of Green Knowe
London The Bodley Head 1976 First; First Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Peter Boston 
Near fine First Edition in turquoise cloth, near fine price-clipped dustjacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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10 Laura Dayton Fessenden "2002" Childlife One Hundred Years from Now
Chicago Jamieson Higgins, Co. 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by S. J. Campbell. 
Rare. Recased. Dark ecru five-color embossed cover, decorated endpapers, nameless bookplate to front pastedown. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Some staining to page fore edges, some pages reset in the recasing process.The year 2002, as imagined by Laura Dayton Fessended included: a woman president, electronic voting machines, food transported from around the globe, every one's a vegetarian, paper clothing, air conditioning, fast cooking ovens, commercial submarine travel, and (!) world peace. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 280.00 USD
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11 Margaret Sidney The Adventures of Joel Pepper
Boston and New York Houghton and Mifflin 1928 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Inscribed by Margaret M. Lothrop, daughter of author Margaret Sidney (pseudonym of Harriett Mulford Stone Lothrop). Harriett Lothrop ran her husbands publishing company, D. Lothrop Company, after her husband's death, when young daughter Margaret was just nine. She later purchased The Wayside country house, creating a center for literary life. At the age of 34 she sent short stories to a Boston children's magazine. Two stories were quite pupular, and Daniel, the then editor, requested more, birthing Five Little Peppers and it's sequels. In 1881, the year of their marriage, the first novel was printed. From 1892 to 1897, Harriet was busy running Lothrop publishing, thus creating a gap in the notable Peppers series. The dedication by her daughter is lengthy and intimate, a lovely walk through all little Peppers, as she imagines them at mother's knee and elbow. Signed at The Wayside, Concord, 1948. Bright cloth in very good illustrated dustjacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 150.00 USD
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12 Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings The Yearling
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
The First Wyeth Edition. Bound in coarse linen, decorated front and spine; sans jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Inscribed by author; " For / Alicia Snyder / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings / Feb. 13, 1940". 14 illustrations by N.C. Wyeth. A very nice clean, crisp copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 750.00 USD
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13 Saunders, Louise & Maxfield Parrish Knave of Hearts in the original box.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1925 First; First Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish 
owner's bookplate to verso of front fly & name neatly applied to "This Book belongs To" ; A very nice copy in its original (restored) box. Bought by a collector in the forties & carefully stored since. ; Small folio 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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14 Stoo Hample Mr. Nobody and the Umbrella Bug
New York Harper & Brothers 1962 First Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition. A nice clean copy in dust jacket without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
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15 T.L. McCready, Jr. with Tasha Tudor Biggity Bantam
New York Ariel Books 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor Signed by Author
Chip to head of dust jacket jacket, otherewise a very nice clean copy without previous owners' bookplates,names or other markings. Signed by author on title page. Full yellow cloth boards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 W. W. [William Wallace] Denslow Denslow's Mother Goose Being the old familiar rhymes and jingles of Mother Goose edited and illustrated by W. W. Denslow
McClure , Phillips & Company 1901 First; First Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Quarter green cloth and color pictorial paper-covered boards. Complete with the full-page color plates on every recto, half plates and additional vignette with text on verso, illustrated by Denslow. Illustrated endpapers. Corners rubbed to boards, large area of corner tip loss, penultimate page. Several pages reinserted, intact. Scattered closed tears. Generally bright, with less than half of the exceptionally rare dustjacket (see image). ; Chromolithograph; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages 
Price: 1100.00 USD
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17 W.W. Denslow Denslow's Tom Thumb
New York G.W. Dillingham Co. 1903 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Softcover. Light soiling to front & back covers, as well as pages 3 and 4. Full color illustrations throughout. A very good copy without previous owner's names or any other scholia. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 12 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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18 Walt Disney Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Racine Walt Disney Enterprises 1938 Hardcover Very Good 
A nice clean copy without owner's name or other effacements. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 63 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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