Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Special Children's Books in this Sale

One of the display cases in the lobby of the Library is now full of children's books which will be for sale at the book sale starting October 21. Warning: we reserve the right to correct any mistakes we have made in the prices or descriptions being published here. We may remove a book if we detect a mistake.

Dear Readers and Riders by Marguerite Henry, first printing from 1969, no dj, $10

The Christmas Cat by Efner Tudor Holmes, illustrated by Tasha Tudor, unpaginated, has a price-clipped dj, from 1976, $10

Cowboy Andy by Edna Chandler, illustrated by Raymond Kinstler, intact dj from 1959, a Beginner Book, $10

Hugh Loftings' Travels of Dr. Dolittle adapted by Al Perkins, illustrated by Philip Wende, intact dj from 1967, a Beginner Book, $10

Robin Hood by Paul Creswick illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, has 8 color plates with tissue guards, no dj, from 1917, $12

East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Kay Nielsan, 6 illustrations, 1 illustration missing, no dj, from 1932, $10

A Big Ball of String by Marion Holland, Beginner Book #5, intact dj, from 1958, stated 1st printing, $20

Prairie School by Lois Lenski, 1st edition, price-clipped dj, from 1951, $10

Take Joy selected and edited by Tasha Tudor, illustrated by Tasha Tudor, with dj, 1966, $10

The Private World of Tasha Tudor by Tasha Tudor and Richard Brown, illustrations by Tasha Tudor, photographs by Richard Brown, stated first edition, has a dj, 1992, $5

The Catholic Child's Bible in two volumes (Old and New Testaments), no dj,  Giant golden books, 1958, $10 per volume

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, 13 illustrations with tissue guards, 1 illustration missing, no dj, from 1911, $10

The White Company by A. Conan Doyle illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, 13 illustrations, no dj, reprint from 1930's or 1940's, $12

Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, 14 pictures with tissue guards and a map, no dj, 1913, $12

Me by william Saroyan, illustrations by Murray Tinkelman, unpaginated, no dj,1st edition, 1963, $15

What Do People Do All Day? by Richard Scarry, unabridged, no dj, 1968, $20

Pinocchio by Collodi, illustrated by Copeland, has decorated end papers, no dj, 1904, $10

Pointers for Little Persons by Virginia Parkinson, photographs similar to claymation, 6 collectible hard covers with dj's, 1943, $20

Poo-Poo and the Dragons by C.S. Forester, illustrated by Robert Lawson, 1st edition, no dj, from 1942, $20

Little Black Goes to the Circus by Walter Farley, illustrated by James Schucker, a Beginner Book, with dj, from 1963, probable 1st edition, $12

The Day the Guinea-Pig Talked by Paul Gallico, illustrated by Dulac, price-clipped dj, from 1963, $10

The Giant Golden Book of Mathematics by Irving Adler, illustrated by Lowell Hess, no dj, from 1960, $10

The Pop-Up Book of Gnomes paper-engineering by Tor Lokvig, no dj, from 1979, $10

Panama's Jungle Book by Susan Core, illustrated by Anne McKeown, unpaginated, with dj, from 1942, $10

Christmas on the Isthmus by Susan Core, illustrated by Anne McKeown, a story in rhyme, with dj, from 1936, $10

The Little President by Don Calhoun, printed in black, pink, and green, with dj, from 1946, $15

Frances Tipton Hunter Picture Book by Marjorie Barrows, illustrated by F. T. Hunter, 20 full page illustrations, no dj, from 1935, $10

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