Friday, September 2, 2011

Fall 2011 Book Sale - Children's Case in the Lobby

The right-hand 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 September 22.  We may be adding to the display in the next week or so.  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. 

On display:

The Curious Cruise of Captain Santa
The Curious Cruise of Captain Santa                      $50
Ruth Plumley Thompson             illus John R. Neill
                                                            Reilly & Lee 1926
No dust jacket, color paste-down on cover, illustrated in 3 colors on every page. The only non-Oz collaboration by Thompson and Neill

Raggedy Ann Helps Grandpa Hoppergrass            $10
Johnny Gruelle                                            Perks 1946
Soft cover, stapled wraps

The Stars                                                                     $10
H.A. Ray                                Houghton Mifflin 1966
Book is near fine, dust jacket is price-clipped and in very good condition, decorated end papers

Home Run Feud                                                         $10
Clair Bee                                Grosset & Dunlap 1964
No dust jacket, pictorial boards, Chip Hilton #22

Mr. Charlie's Gas Station

Mr. Charlie’s Gas Station                                          $25
Edith and Clement Hurd                    Lippincott 1956
Unpaginated, dust jacket in fair condition and not price clipped

Fox Eyes

Fox Eyes                                                               $10
Margaret Wise Brown                    Pantheon 1977
Illus Garth Williams
Jacket in good condition and not price-clipped

Doctor Dolittle’s Return                                         $10
Hugh Lofting                              Fred A. Stokes 1933
                                                      15 color illustrations
Pictorial end papers, no dust jacket, paste-down color illustration on cover, all illustrations present

In the Nursery of My Book House                            $10
Olive Beapre Miller                                                1971
Decorated end papers, no dust jacket, pictorial front cover, in very good condition

Chinese Fairy Tales                                                    $10
Marie Ponsot                                                 1st edition
                                                          Golden Press 1973
Book in very good condition, pictorial boards
Russian Fairy Tales, Chinese Fairy Tales

Russian Fairy Tales                                                   $10
Marie Ponsot                                              2nd Printing
                                                          Golden Press 1973
Child’s name inside, book in very good condition, no dust jacket but pictorial boards

Shanty Brook Lodge

Shanty Brook Lodge                                                $25
Fjeril Hess                                        Macmillan 1938
Fair dust jacket which is not price clipped, illustrated end papers

The Statue of Liberty                                                 $15
Joseph Forte                                                  1st edition
Paper Engineer Penick        Holt Rinehart Winston
Near fine condition, all pop-ups work

Up the Hill                                                                  $10
DeAngeli                                              Doubleday 1942
Dust jacket in fair condition and is price clipped, has decorated endpapers

The Very Little Girl                                               $20
Krasilovsky                                     Doubleday 1953
The dust jacket is in very good condition and the price is intact, unpaginated

Shirley Temple Edition of Heidi                           $10
Johanna Spyri                       Photoplay Illustrations
12 photos of Shirley Temple from the movie, no dust jacket, the pages are brown but the movie photographs are beautiful

Betty Wales, Senior
Betty Wales, Senior                                         $75
Margaret Warde                            Early Edition
                               Grosset & Dunlap 1907
Dust jacket in fair condition, book has illustrated end papers

New Neighbors at Bird-a-Lee                                    $30
Clementia                                        The Bookery 1932
Jacket is in shreds but included, pages are tan from age

Marjorie Dean, Post-Graduate                                  $10
Pauline Lester                                                 A.L. Burt
Dust jacket in fiar condition, decorated end papers

Omnibus                                                                     $15
Hilda Boswell                                           Collins 1972
Dust jacket in good condition and price is intact, decorated end papers

Uncle Wiggily and His Friends                                       $10
Howard Garis                              Platt & Munk 1955
Unpaginated, no dust jacket, library binding but not a former library book

Raggedy Ann’s Lucky Pennies                                   $5
Johnny Gruelle                           M.A. Donohue 1932
No dust jacket, blank spine

Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land                                     $5
Johnny Grueele                          M.A. Donohue 1931
No dust jacket, blank spine

Tales of a Grandmother                                              $10
George Sand                                       Lippincott 1930
12 full page color illustrations, many line drawings, decorated end papers, dust jacket in fair condition

52 Stories for Girls                                                     $10
Alfred Miles                                     Hutchinson & Co
No date, preface says 1880, embossed with gilt, gilt-edged pages, no dust jacket.

True Love for Jenny                                                   $10
Mebane Burgwyn                                        1st edition
                                                               Lippincott 1956
Dust jacket in good condition, not price-clipped, stated 1st edition

Old Man Rabbit's Dinner Party

Old Man Rabbit’s Dinner Party                                     $10
Carolyn Bailey                             Platt & Munk 1949
Pictorial end papers, illustrated on every page, unpaginated, dust jacket in very good condition

Mother Goose

Mother Goose                                                         $25
Illus Tasha Tudor       Henry Z. Walck 1944 (1972)
Dust jacket is price-clipped and in good condition, illustrated on every page

Silver for General Washington                                 $10
Enid Meadowcroft                Thomas Crowell 1944
Dust jacket in fair condition

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