Saturday, September 20, 2014

Fall 2014 Sale Preview Children's Listings

A charming selection of unusual or collectible children's books are now on display in the right-side lobby display case. They will go on sale at 5 pm on Thursday, September 22. 

Below is a list of titles and prices. We reserve the right to correct any mistakes in the prices or descriptions published here. Books may be removed or added without updating the list.


Old Man Rabbit’s Dinner Party    $10
Carolyn Bailey    Illus by Robinson
Platt & Munk, 1949. Beautiful endpapers

The Mysterious Island    $10
Jules Verne    Illus by NC Wyeth, 9 pictures
Scribner’s, 1935

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows    $10
J. K. Rowling   
Deluxe Edition, Scholastic, 2007

Dover Fairy Tale Books    $2 each
Edited by Andrew Lang   
Dover, 1967

Curious George    $10
H. A. Rey   
Houghton Mifflin, 1941

More of Brer Rabbit’s Tricks    $100
Ennis Rees    Drawings by Edward Gorey
Jacket price-clipped. Signed by Gorey.

Star Wars: A pop-up Guide to the Galaxy    $25
Matthew Reinhart   
Orchard Books, 2007

Tarzan of the Apes    $10
Edgar Rice Burroughs   
A. L. Burt, 1914

Ivanhoe    $10
Sir Walter Scott   
Rand McNally, 1918

Tarzan and the Leopard Men    $10
Edgar Rice Burroughs     
Burroughs, 1935. 1st edition, ex-library

The Christmas Cat    $10
Efner Tudor Holmes    Illus by Tasha Tudor
Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976

OLA    $10
Ingri & Edgar d’Aulaire   
Doubleday, 1935. Jacket not price-clipped

Los Agvinaldos Del Infante    $10
Glosa de Epifana, Tomas Blanco   
Pava Prints, 1962. Tipped in plates

The Burgess Flower Book for Children    $10
Thornton W. Burgess   
Little, Brown 1931. 103 photographs in color and black & white

The Children’s Book of Poetry    $10
Henry T. Coates
Porter & Coates, 1879

Uncle Wiggily and his Friends    $15
Howard R. Garis   
Platt & Munk, 1955

The Adventures of K’ton Ton    $10
Sadie Rose Weilerstein   
Women’s League, 1977

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table    $10
Sterne and Lindsay, Illus by Tenggren
Golden Press, 1962

Little Saint Elizabeth and Other Stories    $10
Frances Hodgson Burnett   
Scribner’s, 1890. Gilt illus on the cover; 16 pages of contemporary ads

The Iliad and the Odyssey    $10
Adapted from Homer by Jane Werner Watson
Illus by Alice & Martin Provensen
Golden Press, 1956

Captain Kitty    $25
Godfrey Lynn   
Rand McNally, 1951, Junior Elf Book

Teenie Weenie Days    $20
William Donahey   
Whittlesey House, 1944, 5th printing

Teenie Weenie Neighbors    $20
William Donahey   
Whittlesey House, 1945, 2nd printing

Treasury of the Great Children’s Book Illustrators    $10
Susan Meyer   
Abrams, 1983

Freddy and the Dragon    $10
Walter Brooks   
Overlook, 2000

Walt Disney’s Uncle Remus Stories    $15
Joel Chandler Harris   
Golden Press, 1974

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