Monday, September 14, 2015

Notable Children’s Books at the Fall 2015 Sale

Childhood treasures at great prices!
Special selections from the children's books available for the Fall 2015 book sale are now on display at George Mason Library in the glass case on the right side of the lobby as you enter. They will go on sale at 3 pm on Thursday, October 1. 

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.

How to Find Flower Fairies (pop-up book), $15
Cicely Barker
Warne, 2007

Norman Rockwell’s Americana ABC, $10
Dell/Abrams     1975

The Pop-Up Action Circus Book, $10
Sarah Keyser
Child Guidance, 1975

The Wizard of Oz. Beautifully illustrated,
with original green glasses.
The Wizard of Oz, $20
L. Frank Baum, Lizbeth Zwerger
North-South, 1996
Includes original green viewing glasses

Folk Tales from the Soviet Union, $10
Central Asia, Kazakhstan
Raduga Moscow, 1986

Folk Tales from the Soviet Union, $10
The Baltic Republics
Raduga Moscow, 1986

Interior view from Sabuda's Encyclopedia Prehistorica:
Sharks and other Sea Monsters 

Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters (pop-up book), $10
Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart
Candlewick, 2006
Second edition

Amphigorey, $10
Edward Gorey
Berkley/Windhover, 1975
15 books in one volume

The Bumper Book, $10
Watty Piper, Eulalie
Platt & Mink, 1961

Bobbsey Twins
Commemorative Edition
The Bobbsey Twins, $10
Laura Lee Hope
Wanderer Books, 1979
75th anniversary commemorative edition in slipcase

1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up, $8
Julia Eccleshare, ed., Quentin Blake, preface
Universe, 2010

Edith and Mr. Bear, $15
Dare Wright
Houghton Mifflin, 1964

Includes rear pocket with patterns.
Marionettes, $10
Edith Ackley
Lippincott, 1929

Little Black Sambo, $25
Helen Bannerman
Golden Press, 1976
First printing

Sara Crew, $10
Frances Hodgson Burnett   
Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1889

Penny, Lock Her Through, and The Road to Oz.

Penny, $10
Marjorie Torrey
Howell, Soskin, 1944

Lock Her Through, $10
Erick Berry
Oxford University Press

The Road to Oz, $5
L. Frank Baum, Peter Archer
Simon & Schuster, 1951
First edition Little Golden Book

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (pop-up book), $10
Lewis Carroll, J. Otto Siebold
Orchard Books, 2003
First edition

Cinders, $10
Katherine Gibson
Longmans, 1947

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, $25
James Barrie, Arthur Rackham
Folio Society, 2006
Folio edition in slipcase

Walt Disney’s The Three Orphan Kittens, 3$25
Whitman Publishing Company, 1949

Lego Ideas Book, $10
Daniel Lipkowitz
DK Children, 2011

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