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121 Bolliger, Max; illustrations by Jindra Capek THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SONG
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1980). 0316101176 / 9780316101172 First U.S. edition, first printing. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine, in laminated, pictorial boards; in an age-darkened, lightly edgeworn, near fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Picturebook tale of a king who dreams of a silver-voiced bird and commands his birdcatcher to find him one. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE CRYSTAL SET: A Comedy in One Act  (Repertory Plays No. 40), Bone, John F.
122 Bone, John F. THE CRYSTAL SET: A Comedy in One Act (Repertory Plays No. 40)
London and Glasgow/Boston: Gowans & Gray, Ltd./Leroy Phillips, 1924. First edition: a chapbook original. Repertory Plays No. 40. Hardcover. Fine, in unprinted wraps; in illustrated tissue dust jacket that shows a little edgewear and nicking. 33 pages, plus ads. 
Scottish dialect comedy, set in the village of Renfrewshire, originally produced by the Scottish National Players in the Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow on July 7, 1924. In the splendid and delicate series of one-acts by Scots authors from Gowans & Gray. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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123 Booth, Franklin FRANKLIN BOOTH: Sixty Reproductions from Original Drawings with an Appreciation by Earnest Elmo Calkins and an Introduction by Meredith Nicholson
New York: Robert Frank, Publisher, 1925. First edition. One of 210 numbered copies SIGNED by the illustrator, Franklin Booth. This is copy number 6. Hardcover. Heel of the spine slightly frayed, covers display some minor soiling, staining, and age-toning, especially to the spine, front inner hinge weak and cracking, else a very good copy in oatmeal cloth with gilt embossed cover and spine titles. Folio. 
A wonderful presentation copy additionally inscribed and SIGNED by Franklin Booth, with the artist's charming ORIGINAL illustration, in green ink, framing the inscription; also contains a lengthy inscription, SIGNED by the publisher to an associate. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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124 Boutet de Monvel, R. SAINT FRANCOIS D'ASSISE: Ouvrage orne de vingt et une gravures hors texte de Maurice Boutet De Monvel
Paris: Librairie Plon, 1921. First edition, first printing: One of 1700 copies printed on papier d'alfa. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the covers, else a near fine, internally fresh copy in mauve cloth with paper title label to the upper front cover and gilt-stamped leather label to the spine; no dust jacket. Quarto. 126 pages. 
Frontispiece and twenty black-and-white tipped-in illustrations by Boutet de Monvel. Text in French. Maurice Boutet de Monvel was the most successful illustrator in France during the late 19th century. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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125 Bradbury, Ray DANDELION WINE
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (2000). A Collector's Edition issued by the Easton Press. Collector's notes sheet laid in. Fine in full blood-red leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, with hubbed spine, all edges gilt, illustrated endpapers, satin ribbon marker. Color frontispiece by longtime Bradbury collaborator Joseph Mugnaini created expressly for this issue. 
Bradbury's debut novel "takes us into the summer of 1928, and to all the wondrous and magical events in the life of a 12-year-old Midwestern boy named Douglas Spaulding."--Stanley Wiater. SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 175.00 USD
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126 Bradbury, Ray THE HALLOWEEN TREE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2007). 0394824091 / 9780394824093 Reprint. SIGNED by Ray Bradbury. Hardcover. Fine copy; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Color jacket painting by sf veterans Leo and Diane Dillon. 
Interior black-and-white illustrations by Joe Mugnaini. Ray Bradbury's Halloween classic that lures readers far beyond the usual pumpkins, costumes, and candy, deep into the mysteries of this spookiest night of all nights. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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127 Brangwyn, Frank & Preston, Hayter WINDMILLS
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, (1923). B000GTAUG4 First edition. Hardcover. Mild scattered foxing within, moderate foxing to page edges, covers mildly dust soiled, else near fine in bright yellow cloth with a pictorial cover illustration and titles stamped in black, yellow spine titles on a black panel, decorative endpapers. 
Small quarto. 126 pages. A tribute in words and pictures to windmills in the UK and Europe, with Frank Brangwyn's 16 stunning handcolored plates--including frontispiece, and many black-and-white head and tail pieces throughout. Quite nice! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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128 Breathed, Berkeley RED RANGER CAME CALLING: A Guaranteed True Christmas Story
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (1994). 0316102490 / 9780316102490 Second printing of the paperback edition: an oversized square quarto-sized softcover. Fine, in illustrated wraps. As-new! 
"For Breathed, 'tis the season to be laugh-out-loud funny one page and cause a tiny tear to well in the reader's eye the next. Breathed's artwork is as wondrous and unpredictable as his tale."--PW. Inscribed and SIGNED by author/artist Breathed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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129 Breathed, Berkeley (helping slightly) EDWURD FUDWUPPER FIBBED BIG: Explained by Fannie Fudwupper
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company/A Storyopolis Book, (2000). 0316106755 / 9780316106757 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, laminated, color-illustrated boards, decorative endpapers; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
"From a long line of liars, there's none higher upper/Than my fibbing big brother, The Edwurd Fudwupper." Thus begins Breathed's truly twisted rhymed picture-book cautionary fable. This copy inscribed and SIGNED by the author/illustrator. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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130 Brenner, Anita; illustrations by Jean Charlot A HERO BY MISTAKE: The Story of a Frightened Indian
New York: William R. Scott, Inc., [1952]. B0007F9L9E First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Wear to upper and lower edges of covers, tiny rubber-stamped cross to front endsheet and half-title page, thus near fine; in a very good minus dust jacket: worn, nicked, soiled, age-darkened, rubbed, price-clipped. 
Picturebook "has a folktale quality of the best sort."--Saturday Review. The two-color artwork is by the Paris-born and trained artist, who--drawn by his heritage on his mother's side, moved to Mexico and worked as assistant to muralist Diego Rivera. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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131 Brenner, Leah; with illustrations by Diego Rivera AN ARTIST GROWS UP IN MEXICO
(New York): The Beechhurst Press, (1953). B0007E8PQ0 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in milk chocolate brown linen with gilt spine stamping; in a very good plus dust jacket that shows age-toning, mild soiling, a few tiny scrapes to spine, a tiny chip and attendant creasing to rear panel. 
Seven tales of imaginary artist, Pancho Pacheco, from childhood to the threshold of manhood, in the days immediately preceding the Revolution. With sixteen pen-and-ink drawings by Diego Rivera. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Boston. Houghton Mifflin Company, (1981). Reprint. Hardcover. Very mild fading of edges, else fine in blue cloth with lettering and device stamped in silver; in a dust jacket with light soiling all over and a 3cm mark in crayon to top corner tip of front panel. Oblong octavo. 
SIGNED and inscribed to the half-title by Brett. Full-color artwork sparkles in intricate detail across every page of this exceptional picture book about Fritz, a plain, but sure-footed pony who finally gets the chance to shine in his own best way. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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133 Brewton, Sara and John E., selected by; illustrated by Vera Bock BRIDLED WITH RAINBOWS: Poems About Many Things Of Earth And SKy
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. B0007HPR22 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny crimp to spine crown, else fine in grey-beige composition binding with blue lettering and illustrative devices; in illustrated dust jacket that is age-toned, shows a few short edge tears, light edge wear and nicking, small chip to upper spine panel. 
Poems of "pure delight" for children, grouped in whimsical subject categories and illustrated with Ms. Bock's exquisite woodcut-style decorations. Follow-up to the editors' earlier collections, UNDER THE TENT OF THE SKY and GAILY WE PARADE. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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New York: Rand McNally & Company, (1945). First edition. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy in boards with an unusually bright, color illustrated front cover; in a price-clipped dust jacket that mimics the front and rear covers. 
Tony Brice wrote and illustrated a series of animal books, where the "little" titles refer to large animals. This title, bound with a delicate spine, is so well preserved, it is difficult to perceive it as a fragile book. Color and b&w illustrations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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135 Bricusse, Leslie; illustrated by Errol Le Cain CHRISTMAS 1993 Or Santa's Last Ride
London/Boston: Faber and Faber, (1987). 0571146511 / 9780571146512 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 
Picture-book holiday poem by the celebrated lyricist. This copy inscribed to the late oil magnate and movie mogul Marvin Davis, his wife Barbara and "all the other lovely Davises," dated --"XMAS 1989 (only 4 to go!)" -- and SIGNED by author Bricusse. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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136 Bridges, Robert; illustrated by Oliver Herford, F.G. Attwood, and A.E. Sterner OVERHEARD IN ARCADY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. First edition, first printing. Series of articles originally published in LIFE as by ''Droch.'' Hardcover. Owner's 1894 name and note to front free endpaper, else nearly fine, with evidence of mild use; in maroon cloth with devices, rules, and lettering; no dust jacket. The b&w illustrations, especially the author caricatures, are delectable. 
Utterly enchanting collection of little playlets about contemporary authors in which characters from their works chat about their progenitors: Stockton, Barrie, Kipling, Davis, Howells, James, Aldrich, Harding Davis, Meredith, RLS, Marion Crawford. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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137 Brock, Virginia; illustrations by Anne Marie Jauss PINATAS
Nashville/New York: Abingdon Press, (1966). 0687314364 / 9780687314362 First edition, first printing. Square octavo. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate tipped into half-title, else fine, in yellow pictorial cloth with orange pinata device to front cover, orange lettering to spine, pictorial endsheets; in an age-toned (especially to spine) illustrated dust jacket. 
Illustrated history of the colorful, exciting custom, with three stories for reading or telling, and specific step-by-step instructions, complete with photographs and diagrams, for making your own pinatas. Glossary, pronounciation guide. 112 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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138 Brooks, Noah THE BOY EMIGRANTS
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. First edition thus. Hardcover. Front hinge just threatening to separate, else this is a bright, sharp near fine copy showing only very mild edgewear; no dust jacket; bound in café-au-lait cloth with striking cover illustration in white, black, blue, orange and rust. 
Terrific illustrated edition of the juvenile frontier classic, originally issued serially in ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE 1875-1876. With the extraordinarily evocative color illustrations of H.T. Dunn reproduced on plates, including tissue-guarded frontispiece. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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139 Brown, George Mackay; illustrated by Ian MacInnes PICTURES IN THE CAVE
London: Chatto & Windus, (1977). 0701150815 / 9780701150815 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in beige textured boards with brown spine lettering; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows some faint age-toning and a sticker ghost to lower front flap. 
Linked short-stories by the Orcadian poet and his longtime collaborator MacInnes recount Orkney island legends about a cave of black enchantment and a witch who drinks children's blood, tales told to young protagonist Sigurd by the magical seal-folk! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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140 Brown, Jeff; illustrated by Tomi Ungerer FLAT STANLEY
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers, (1964). 0060206802 / 9780060206802 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in lime-green boards over cream linen with black titles to the spine; in a near fine lightly soiled dust jacket. 
A boy is flattened to a half-an-inch thick after a mishap. This delightful story tells the fun and heroic adventures Stanley has while being such an advantageous size, until he realizes being himself is better. Hilarious illustrations by Tomi Ungerer. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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