Sunday, April 10, 2016

Selected Children's Books now on Display

Special children's books in the Spring 2016 sale.
Special selections from the children's books available for the Spring 2016 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 starting at 3 pm on Thursday, April 28.

Below is a list of titles and prices for every book in the display case. Please note that the information here may be revised or updated, and items in the case are subject to change.


Captivating Stories and Rhymes


Illustration from
The Adventures of K'Ton Ton
The Adventures of K’Ton Ton: A Little Jewish Tom Thumb, $10Sadie Weilerstein
Jeannette Berkowitz, Illus.
Women’s League, 1981

The Story of World War II, $10
Robert Leckie
Random House, 1964
Part of the Landmark Giant series

Beauty and the Beast, Belle’s Magical World, $10
Special edition, Disney DVD

The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes $25
Iona and Peter Opie, editors
Oxford U. Press, 1997

Swallowdale, $15
Arthur Ransome
Helene Carter, Illus.
Lippincott, 1932

The Girl Who Lived in the Woods, $10
Marjorie Benton Cooke
The Kinneys, illus.
A. C. McClurg, 1910


Fun and Fabulous Illustrations


The Jungle Man and His Animals, $10
Carveth Wells
Tony Sarg, Illus.
Duffield & Green, 1932
12 color plates 

Fairy Tales, $10
Tasha Tudor
Platt & Munk 1969
12 full-page color illustrations, plus many small illustrations

Stories that Never Grow Old, $10
Watty Piper
George and Doris Hauman, illus.
Platt & Munk, 1965
Beautiful end papers and colorful illustrations

Mrs. Malone, $10
Eleanor Farjeon
Edward Ardizzone, illus.
Henry Walk, 1962

Miss Jaster’s Garden, $8
N. M. Bodecker
Golden Press, 1972

The Gnome’s Almanack, $10
Ida Morurgo, illus.
Herbert Dubler, 1942
12 color illustrations

First Editions, Signed Works, and Other Collectibles


A Boy Scout in the Grand Cavern, $10
Douglas Oliver
Putnam, 1931
First edition. 23 photo illustrations by the author.

The Enchanted Doll’s House, $8
Robyn Johnson
Handprint Books, 2006
First American edition 

Edith and Mr. Bear, $10
Dare Wright
Houghton Mifflin, 2000
Reprint with full number line. Fine dust jacket, not price clipped.

Stormy Misty’s Foal, $10
Marguerite Henry
Wesley Dennis, Illus.
Rand McNally, 1963
First edition

The Snowman, $8
Raymond Briggs
Random House, 1978
First American Edition

The Geranium on the Window Sill Just Died, But Teacher You Went Right On, $10
Albert Callum   
HarlinQuist 1971
Signed by author, 3rd printing

You Think Just Because You’re Big, You’re Right, $10
Albert Callum   
HarlinQuist, 1976
Signed by author

Beloved Authors

Best Word Book Ever, $20
Richard Scarry
Western, 1969

A Round Dozen (short stories), $10
Louisa May Alcott
Tasha Tudor, illustrator
Viking Press, 1967

Bartholomew and the Oobleck, $10
Dr. Seuss
Random House, 1949

One Monster after Another, $10
Mercer Meyer
Golden Press, 3rd printing 1976

A Child’s Christmas in Wales, $10
Dylan Thomas
Trina Schart Hyman
Holiday House, 1985
Inscribed by illustrator on title page

  Nifty Pop-Up Books


Mt. Rushmore from Robert Sabuda's America the Beautiful.
America the Beautiful: A Pop-Up Book, $8 Robert Sabuda
Little Simon, 2004

Peanuts Classic pop-up, $10
Charles Schultz
Little Simon, 2004

The Dwindling Party, $10
Edward Gorey
Random House, 1982
Pop-up book

Star Wars: The Clone Wars series: Heroes: A Pop-up Storybook, $10
Rob Valois
Grosset & Dunlap, 2009

The Not So Itsy Bitsy Spider, $10
Yumi Heo
Piggy Toes Press, 1999
Pop-up book

Brava Strega Nona! A Heartwarming Pop-Up Book, $10
Tommie de Paola
Illus. Sabuda & Reinhart
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2008

The Amazing Pop-Up Geography Book, $10
Kate Petty
Jennie Maizels, Illus.
Dutton, 2000

The Working Camera: The World's 1st 3D Guide to Photography Made Easy, $10
John Hedgecoe and Ron Van Der Meer
Harmony, 1986

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