Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Spring 2012 Book Sale - Children's Display Case

The right side display case in the lobby of the Library is now full of special finds of children's books which will be for sale at the book sale starting April 19. 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 and we may add books without updating the list.

A Child’s Garden of Verses     $ 10
Robert Louis Stevenson                      
illus by Eulalie                        
Platt and Munk 1929
Color paste-down, 10 full color illustrations.

Mr. Bunny His Book              $ 45
Adah L . Sutton   
Saalfield 1900                                                  
1st edition, no jacket as issued.  Fair condition.  Limericks and rhymes.

Lad of Sunnybank                  $ 10
Albert Terhune               
Grosset and Dunlap 1929
Jacket; probable 1st edition; 100100 indicates 1st edition.   

Tales from the Arabian Nights     $ 15
Soifer and Shapiro                       
Illus by Tenggren                        
Golden Press 1957, 2nd printing
Pictoral cover, colorful end papers.  Corners bumped.

Tomie de Paola              $ 15
Barbara Elleman                        
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1st impression, 1999
Like new, with jacket.

The Brave Tin Soldier               $ 10
Hans Christian Anderson       
1970's pop-up book; all pop-ups and tabs work.  No repairs.

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs  $ 10
Sabuda and Reinhart
Candlewick Press 20005 popup, 4th ed,
All pop-ups in good working condition.

Encyclopedia Historica Sharks             $ 10
and other Sea Monsters             
Sabuda and Reinhart
pop-up, 2nd ed, Walker Books 2006
All pop-ups in good working condition.

The Bumper Book     $ 10
Watty Piper                               
illustrated by Eulalie
Platt and Munk 1969
No jacket, oversize, bright illustrations.

The Jolly Little Clown and other stories     $ 10
Eleanor Pease                          
Albert Whitman 1927
No jacket.

The Quest of the Missing Map        $ 10
Carolyn Keene                           
Grosset and Dunlap 1942, probable 1st edition
Jacket, produced under wartime conditions notice, to title on jacket.

The Little Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings          $ 10
Carolyn Bailey                                     
Platt andMunk 1945, double pages
Poor jacket, not price-clipped, unpaginated, illus. end papers

Poems of Childhood      $ 30
Eugene Field                        
illus by Maxfield Parish
Charles Scribner’s Sons 1904
Later edition dust jacket, all illustrations intact

The Little Prince          $ 10
Antoine de Saint-Exupery            
Harcourt Brace Janovic, 1971 anniversary edition
Excellent slipcase, book like new.

Sinbad the Sailor       $ 10
From the Arabian Nights  
illus by Edmund Dulac
Omega Books 1986
Dust jacket not price clipped.

The Hungry Tiger of Oz        $ 50
Ruth Plumly Thompson        
Illus by John R. Neill                      
Reilly and Lee 1926, 1st ed
12 color plates, prints coated only on one side, all illustrations intact; hyphen last line p. 21, "two" in perfect type p. 252; unnecessary tape on spine.

Pirates in Oz         $ 50
Ruth Plumley Thompson      
Illus by John R. Neill                      
Reilly and Lee 1931, 1st ed.
12 color plates, prints coated only on one side, all illustrations intact;  unnecessary tape on spine.

The Scalawagons of Oz     $ 50
John R. Neill                                    
Reilly and Lee 1941
No jacket, B/W illustrations, "Scalawagons" hyphenated on spine.

Old-Fashioned Girl         $ 10
Louisa May Alcott                        
Roberts Bros 1896
Brown cloth decorated in black and gilt, no jacket.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs     $ 10
Walt Disney                                   
Golden Press 1952
No jacket, unpaginated, color illustrations throughout, oversize.

A Big Ball of String    $ 10
Marion Holland                             
Beginning Reader, Random House 1958
Dust jacket, early edition

And It Was So         $ 10
Words from Scripture             
illus by Tasha Tudor
Westminster Press 1988
Soft cover, like new.

American Fold Songs for Children    $ 10
Ruth Crawford Seeger                    
Doubleday 1948
Jacket, music and words written by Pete Seeger's stepmother. 

George Washington’s World      $ 10
Genevieve Foster       
Charles Scribner’s Sons 1948
Dust jacket, later printing.

The Road in Storyland     $ 10
Watty Piper                                
illus by the Hollings
Platt and Munk 1952
No jacket, bright illustrations and end papers, pages numbered by a child.

Best Loved Fairy Tales        $ 10
The Magic Book of Fairy Tales   
Brach Books 1986
2 books in slipcase with jackets, like new.

Anno’s Sundial      $ 10
Mitsumas Anno                             
Philomel 1987
Pop-ups all work, chips on spine, issued without jacket.

Hansel and Gretel and other stories    $ 10
The Brothers Grimm      
Kay Nielsen, illus
Weathervane 1985
Classic collectors' series, no jacket, 10 B/W and 12 color full page illustrations.

Fun with Our Friends   $ 12
New Basic Readers         
American Printing House For the Blind 1962
Large type school library book, writing on 1 blank page.

Tiny Elf Library       $ 10 
Various authors  
Rand McNally 1968
Original slipcase, case shows some wear.  8 small books.

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