Thursday, April 17, 2014

Spring 2014 Sale - The Children's Case in the Lobby

If you have visited one of our previous book sales, or followed this blog, you know that we use the right side display case in the lobby of the Library to highlight collectible children's books. You can see the books now, but they will go on sale at 5 pm on Thursday, May 1.

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.

The Rooster, the Mouse and the Little Red Hen      $10
Watty Piper,  Pictures by Eulalie     Platt & Munk, 1923
First book Eulalie illustrated in the U.S.

The Three Bears                                                                               $10
W. C. Wadsworth                    Rand McNally, 1935
Contains 2 other stories, has color illustrations, unpaginated

A Wonder Book                                                                                $10
Nathaniel Hawthorne         Frederick Stokes, 1908

Second Treasury World’s Greatest Fairy Tales   $10
Helen Hyman                          Danbury Press, 1972

Circus Time                                                                                         $20
Marion Conger                Simon and Schuster 1948
"A” edition Little Golden Book

Treasure Box of Children’s Stories                                $10
Various authors                      Platt and Munk, 1922
4 of 6 paper books

The Springs of Joy                                                                         $15
Tasha Tudor                             Rand McNally, 1979
1st printing

The Rising of the Wind: Adventures along             $10
    the Beaufort Scale              
Yvart and Forgeot               Green Tiger Press, 1984

The Adventures of Holly Hobbie                                    $20
Richard Dubelman                           Delacorte, 1980
Signed, 1st edition

Jesse Ben David: A Shepherd of Bethlehem           $25
J. M. Ludlow                     Fleming Revell Co., 1907

Little Squeezy Bug                                                                       $10
Bill and Bernard Martin        Tell-Well Press, 1946

Keeko                                                                                                         $10
Charles Thorson                Wilcox and Follett, 1947

Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs                    $10
Sabuda and Reinhart        Candlewick Press, 2005
35 pop-ups, all in working order

Astronauts on the Moon                                                       $10
Stanley Hendricks                  Hallmark, circa 1970
Apollo Project with 12 pop-ups

 Cameron’s Calling                                                                        $10
Jane Duncan                         St. Martin’s Press, 1966

She was Nice to Mice                                                               $10
Alexandra Sheedy                     McGraw-Hill, 1975

Burton Holman Travel Stories                                        $10
China and Japan             Wheeler Publishing, 1935

The Mystery of the Silver Spider                        $10
Robert Arthur                        Random House, 1967
1st edition

The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure                   $10
Robert Arthur                          Random House, 1966
1st edition

The Boy’s King Arthur                                                              $15
Sidney Lanier,        
N. C. Wyeth, illus.     Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1917      
14 color plates

Animals of the Bible                                                                $25
Dorothy Lathrop, illus. Frederick Stokes      1937

Tales from Shakespeare                                                          $20
Charles and Mary Lamb           
Arthur Rackham, illustrator       E. P. Dutton, 1909

The Pearl and the Pumpkin                                                 $75
Paul West                            
W. W. Denslow, illus.         G. W. Dillingham, 1904

Martha Washington                                                                  $10
Jean Wagoner                            Bobbs-Merrill, 1947

Mr. Bunny His Book                                                                   $20
Adah L. Sutton                                    Saalfield, 1900

The True Story of Fala                                                             $10
Suckley and Dalgliesh     S and P Publishing, 1997

Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars        $10
Walter Brooks                             Alfred Knopf, 1975
The Other Statue                                                                          $15
Richard Gorey                Simon and Schuster, 1968
1st printing

Animus                                                                   $10
Seonna Hong                                Baby Tattoo, 2009
A moving Picture book

Give Us This Day                                                   $8
Tasha Tudor                                      Philomel, 1987

Melissa’s Friend Fabrizzio                                  $10
Lisl Weil                                          Macmillan, 1967
Price-clipped dust jacket

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon                      $10
Stephen King                                 Little Simon, 1999
1st edition, pop-up

The Last of the Mohicans                                    $10
James Fenimore Cooper      
N. C. Wyeth, illus.                 Scribner’s Sons, 1939 
No jacket, 9 plates

Norse Gods and Giants                                       $30
Ingri and Edgar D’Aulaire          Doubleday, 1967
Stated 1st edition

Flight                                                                      $10
Robert Cowther                 Candlewick Press, 2007

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