Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Children's Case for October 3-6, 2013 Sale

The right side display case in the lobby of the Library is filled with collectible children's books or books about children's books. While we may change the display for our own reasons, the books in the case go on sale at 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 2.  

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.
Not all books have an individual photo but they are described below.


Slipcase for The Complete Peter Rabbit Library

One of the 23 books in the Library

The Complete Peter Rabbit Library             $25
Beatrix Potter, copyright 2006, publisher Warne.    23 individual books housed in a slipcase.

The Wicked Witch of  Oz        $30
Rachel Cosgrove Payes, copyright 1993, 1st edition, published by Int. Wizard of Oz Club
Inscribed by illustrator, dust jacket protected by Brodart cover     

Cave Kids            $6
Bruce R. Carrick               Hanna-Barbera
  Little Golden Book “A” edition        

The Private World of Tasha Tudor         $5
Tasha Tudor and Richard Brown, copyright 1992, 1st edition
 Published by Little, Brown. In dust jacket.

Gaudenzia         $10
Mauguerite Henry, copyright 1960, 1st edition
 Signed by author, no dust jacket, from a church library       

Dean’s A Book of Fairy Tales           $15
Illus by Janet and Anne, published by John Stone
printed in 1977 edition, no dust jacket, beautiful color illustrations      



Klingendes Kinderland      $10
Walter Buhe, illus., copyright 1950, published by Sikorski 
Color picture boards, colorful endpapers, a song book in German   

The Wuggly Ump                    $20
Edward Gorey, copyright 1963, published by Adama Books
Pictorial Boards, no dust jacket

The Annotated Cat                                                    $10
Dr. Seuss, copyright 2007, 1st edition, published by Random House 
Dust jacket is not price clipped.     

Growing Up With Dick and Jane         $5
Carole Kismaric and  Marvin Heiferman, copyright 1996, published by Collins       
Large paperbook book. Has a 24-page sample book and sheet of 2 cut-out dolls.

From Mother Goose to Dr. Seuss             $5
Harold Darling, copyright 1999, 1st edition, published by Chronicle Books.
Children's Book covers from 1860 - 1960        

Dr. Dolittle and the Secret Lake       $10
Hugh Lofting, copyright 1948, 9th printing, published by Lippincott
Dust jacket in good condition, spine is sun-faded. Previous owner's name has been inked out on the front endpaper.

Play with Us (1954)                     set for $10
See Us Have Fun (1963)
Guy Bond, published by Lyons and Carnahan
Two softcover books. No writing inside.


Walt Disney's Uncle Remus Stories         $10
Walt Disney adaptations of Joel Chandler Harris stories, copyright 1986, published by Golden Press.

Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz          $10
L. Frank Baum, copyright 1908, published by Reilly and Lee
Early reprint, from a church library.                                        

Sinbad the Sailor and other stories     $10
Edmund Dulac, illus., copyright 1978
Facsimile of 1907 original, published by Weather Vane 
Good jacket. Beautiful illustrations

 The 12 Days of Christmas   $10
Robert Sabuda, published by1996, 1st edition
New Pop-up in original shrink-wrap

Little Turtle’s Big Adventure     $10
David Harrison, copyright 1969, published by Random House
Early Bird Book, no dust jacket                               

My Very First Mother Goose  $15
Rosemary Wells, illus., copyright 1996, 1st U.S. edition
Signed by illustrator. Dust Jacket in not price clipped.

Chatterbox      $10
Popular Limited Edition                                     1927
8 color plates                                                L. C. Page

Glenda of Oz           $5
L. Frank Baum                                                    1970’s
John R. Neill, illus.                              Rand McNally

The Magic of Oz         $4
L. Frank Baum                                                    1970’s
John R. Neill, illus.                              Rand McNally

Inside the Secret Garden          $5
Collins and Erikson                         2001, 1st edition
                                                               Harper Collins

Harry Potter and the Deadly Halllows      $20
J. K. Rawling                                                          2007
Deluxe 1st edition, Scholastic

The Magic Butterfly                                                 $10
George Obligado                            1963, 1st edition
                                                                   Golden Press

Girl Scout Handbook                                                  $5
Intermediate Program    1944

The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear      $10
Holbrook Jackson, ed.                                         1965
Faber and Faber