Monday, April 17, 2017

Spring Sale Preview: Notable Children's Books and DVDs

Notable children's books and DVDs are now on display!
Special selections from the children's books available for the Spring 2017 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, April 27.

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


Limited Marine Corps
ed. of John H. Glenn, Astronaut

The Big Green Book. Robert Graves; Maurice Sendak, Illustrator. Crowell-Collier, 1962. 1st edition. $15

Outside Over There. Maurice Sendak. Harper & Row, 1981, 1st edition. $15

John H. Glenn, Astronaut. Lt. Col. Philip N. Pierce & Karl Schuon. Franklin Watts, 1962. Limited Marine Corps Edition; signed by authors. $15

Delightful Pop-Up Books

Page spread from Peter Pan.
Peter Pan. Robert Sabuda. Little Simon, 2008. 1st edition. $10

Cinderella. Matthew Reinhart. Little Simon, 2005, 1st edition. $10

Steam Locomotives. Keith Moseley. Orchard Books, 1989. 1st edition. $10

International Circus (reproduction of 1887 edition). Lothar Meggendorfer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979. $10

600 Black Spots. David Carter. Little Simon, 2007. Stated 1st edition. $10

Beloved Classics

Beautiful copy of Glinda of Oz,
White series reissue.
Glinda of Oz. L. Frank Baum; John R. Neill, illustrator. White Edition series, reissued circa 1965. $20

The Complete Peter Rabbit Library. Beatrix Potter. Warne, 2012. 23 volumes, like new in slipcase. $20

Peter Pan and Wendy. J. M. Barrie; Edmund Blampied, illustrator. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1940. $10

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/ Through the Looking Glass (2 books in slipcase). Lewis Carroll; John Tenniel, illustrator; Fritz Kredel, colorist.Random House – Special Edition, 1946.  $10

The Children of Dickens. Samuel Crothers; Jessie Willcox Smith, illustrator. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1929. $10

Uncle Wiggily's Travels. Harold R. Garis. Platt & Munk, 1939. $10.

Vintage Treasures

Title page spread of The Boy Mechanic.
The Boy Mechanic: 700 Things for Boys to Do. H. H. Windsor. Popular Mechanics Co., 1913. 800 B&W illustrations. $25

Betsy Was a Junior. Maud Lovelace; Illustrated by Vera Neville. Thomas Y. Crowell, 1947. Like new dust jacket. $20

Betsy’s Wedding: A Betsy Tacy Story. Maud Lovelace; Illustrated by Vera Neville. Thomas Y. Crowell, 1955. Near fine dust jacket. $20

Book Trails for Baby Feet. Child Development Vol. 1. 1946. Leatherette boards, illustrations in color and B&W. $10.

Sticks Across the Chimney. Nora Burglon. Holiday House, 1938. $10

Beautiful vintage book covers for
Adventures of Perrine and
The Wee Men of Ballywooden
Adventures of Perrine (the Windermere series). Hector Malot; Milo Winter, illustrator. Rand McNally, 1941. $10

The Wee Men of Ballywooden. Arthur Mason; Robert Lawson, illustrator. Garden City Publishing, 1937. $10

Stories of the Olden Time. Ednah Cheney; Nelly Littlehale, illustrator. Lee and Shepard, 1890. $10

Enchanting Illustrations

If I Ran the Zoo, Dr. Seuss. Random House, 1950. $15

Dr. Seuss from Then to Now, Exhibition Catalogue of the Retrospective Exhibition, San Diego Museum of Art. Random House, 1986. $10

The Magic Butterfly. George Obligado. Golden Press 1963. First edition. A giant Golden Book with full color illustrations. $10
Dr. Seuss exhibition catalog, and If I Ran the Zoo.

The Illustrated Treasury of Children’s Literature. Martignoni, ed., Grosset & Dunlap, 1955. In good condition slipcase. $10

Chimney Corner Stories. Veronica Hutchinson; Lois Lenski, illustrator. Minton, Balch & Co.

From Around the World

Folk Tales from the Soviet Union:
The Cacaucaus

Folk Tales from the Soviet Union: The Cacaucaus.
Raduga, 1987. $8

Folk Talkes from the Soviet Union: Ukraine, Byelorussia, Moldavia. Raduga, 1986. $8

Ho-Ming Girl of New China. Elizabeth Lewis; Kurt Wiese, illustrator. The John C. Winston Co., 1934. $15

Children’s Illustrated English-Scottish Gaelic Dictionary. Hippocrene Books, 1999. Like New. $10


The Magic School Bus, Complete Series (8 Discs). Like new, in original box. $20

The Lion King. Walt Disney, 2003. Platinum edition, 2 discs. $10.

Wallace & Gromit, 3 Adventures on DVD. Dreamworks, 2005. New. $10

Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix and Half-Blood Prince. Warner Bros 2011. $10

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