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141 Carroll, Lewis; Illustrated by Gwynedd M. Hudson ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, (1982). First edition thus. Facsimile limited edition reproduction of the original 1922 first edition. Hardcover. Fine in elaborately gilt-stamped full dark navy blue leather, hubbed spine, marbled endpapers, blue silk ribbon marker; in the original plain tissue protector. Small quarto. 180 pages. 
Twelve tissue-guarded mounted color plates by Gwynedd M. Hudson with lovely drawings, decorative chapter headings, and page borders in brown and black-and white throughout. A lovely deluxe issue of this classic illustrated edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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142 Carroll, Lewis; Illustrations by Harry Rountree ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
(Glasgow): The Children's Press, [no date]. First edition thus. Hardcover. Front hinge beginning to crack, pencilled ownership notation to the front endpaper, mild wear to the shelf edges, foxing to the page edges, else very good in brick-red clothback over green boards with a paper cover label depicting the tea party. 
Large format (10 1/2 inches by 7 3/4 inches) vintage edition (circa 1930) of Lewis Carroll's classic Victorian fantasy with 8 color plates by Harry Rountree and Chas. Pears, and numerous black-and-white line drawings. 135 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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143 Carroll, Ruth and Latrobe BUMBLE PUP
New York: Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated, 1968. B0006BU1HK First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in goldenrod cloth with black stamping; in a lightly used, near fine illustrated dust jacket, showing a few tiny edge tears and some shallow nicking. 
Once there was a puppy--younger than the other dogs, and so clumsy that he couldn't always manage his legs. So he was called Bumble. Picture-book from the husband-and-wife team whose best known work may be the Tatum Family series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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144 Carryl, Charles E. THE RIVER SYNDICATE And Other Stories
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, top page edges mildly dust-soiled, understated bookplate to pastedown, else near fine in grey cloth lettered in gilt and decorated with an embossed moonlit riverside city scene in blue and silver; no dust jacket. 
Lovely copy of this mystery collection, illustrated with b&w plates (including a frontispiece that betrays a superficial scratch). Carryl was mainly known as a children's nonsense fantasist, (DAVY AND THE GOBLIN) inspired by another, more famous Carroll. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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145 Cass, Joan, story by; William Stobbs, pictures by THE CATS' ADVENTURE WITH CAR THIEVES
(London/New York/Toronto): Abelard-Schuman, 1971. 0200717294 / 9780200717298 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild splaying to covers, faint flecking at extremities, thus near fine in burgundy cloth with silver lettering to spine, silver cat device to front cover; in a price-clipped, lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket. 
Esmeralda, Susie, Sweetie, Arabella and Kitty-Cat thwart the theft of Mr. Humber's new sports car and are richly rewarded. Scarce picturebook cat tale highlighted by Stobbs' bold and dynamic artwork. A visual gem. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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146 Chamberlin, Ethel Clere, story by; pictures by Janet Laura Scott SHOES AND SHIPS AND SEALING-WAX
Akron, Ohio/New York: The Saalfield Publishing Company, (1927). B000GXS5MQ First edition. Hardcover. Owner's name and address to pastedown, light abrasion at corner tips, vertical creases to a few leaves, and wear at shelf edges, thus about near fine, in vivid pictorial boards backed by black-lettered red cloth; no dust jacket. 
Educational pieces on a variety of subjects (The Erie Canal, Penguins, Steamboats, etc.) linked by a cheerful framing device of Bobby and Sister Sue peppering Great Grandfather with questions inspired by the title quote from THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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147 Charles, Prince--H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, text; and Casson, Sir Hugh, illustrator THE OLD MAN OF LOCHNAGER
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1980). 0374356130 / 9780374356132 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in textured green boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with just a hint of soiling and rubbing. 
A whimsical tale of an old man's adventures as he tries to travel to London through the aid of various and assorted people, animals, and silly imaginary creatures. Delightfully humorous watercolor illustrations by Casson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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148 Chatalbash, written & illustrated by DR. BLACKFOOT'S CARNIVAL EXTRAORDINAIRE
Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (1982). 0879234261 / 9780879234263 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in grey cloth with silver spine titling, blue clown device to front cover; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Oblong quarto picturebook. 
Tim wanted to join the circus. He thought and dreamt of nothing else. Late one night, Tim spied a trail of wagons moving slowly past his window and so Tim snuck out to follow Dr. Blackfoot's Carnival Extraordinaire. It was not at all what he expected! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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149 Chauncy, Nan WORLD'S END WAS HOME
New York, New York: Watts International/Franklin Watts, Inc., (1961). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. A fine, bright, as-new copy in pale blue cloth with red top-edge coloring; in a very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes. 
11-year-old orphan Dallie and Cobby and his family set sail for the spot in Tasmania which Cob's Dad calls World's End, "the very last postal address in all Australia." A pet wombat figures into the story! By the noted Tasmanian children's author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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150 Ciardi, John, poems by; Nacht, Merle, illustrations by DOODLE SOUP
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1985). 0395383951 / 9780395383957 Publisher's Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in purple linen with illustration stamped in silver to the front cover and silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A delightfully fun collection of 27 playful and wise poems enhanced with zany and expressive pen-and-ink illustrations by Merle Nacht. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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151 Clark, Ann Nolan; with drawings by Jean Charlot SECRET OF THE ANDES
New York: The Viking Press, (1953). B0006AT31G Second printing. Hardcover. Very close to fine, in grey pictorial cloth with fuchsia camel device to front cover, fuchsia titling to spine; in an age-darkened illustrated dust jacket with light edgewear, a few tiny edge tears. Newbery medal seal to front panel of jacket. 
A modern Inca boy herds llamas in a beautiful hidden valley in the mountains of Peru in this 1953 Newbery Medal winner. "Beautiful, rhythmic prose and a rich appreciation for Incan heritage."--Peter D. Sieruta. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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152 Clement-Davies, David, adapted by; Maughan, William, paintings by SPIRIT: Stallion of the Cimarron
New York, New York: Dreamworks, (2002). 0525467351 / 9780525467359 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. High-action art by Maughan depicts evocative horse facial expressions distinct for each scene. 
A beautifully told tale of the wild west seen through the eyes of horse who valued his homeland and independence--and refused to have his spirit broken. He fought wrestlers, soldiers, Indians, railroad work-teams, and triumphed as a free mustang. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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153 Coatsworth, Elizabeth SILKY
New York: Pantheon Books, (1953). B0006AT528 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very close to fine, with a hint of sunning at the upper edges; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning and very light edgewear. 
Second in a series of four "incredible tales" by the Newbery-winning author of THE CAT WHO WENT TO HEAVEN. Illustrated by fine artist John Carroll. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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154 Coatsworth, Elizabeth; pictures by Lynd Ward THE CAT WHO WENT TO HEAVEN
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. Third printing. (Copyright page: ''Published August, 1930/Reprinted January, 1931/Reprinted May, 1931). Grey cloth with teal lettering and cat image Hardcover. Age-toning to textblock and grey cloth covers, substantial age-darkening to spine; in a lightly edgeworn, age-darkened dust jacket; scarce book-specific, cat-illustrated Newbery Medal wraparound band, though spine-darkened, nicked and split, is present! 
"One of those rare books whose claim upon both children and adults is undeniable, and in which the unflagging interest of the narrative is successfully interwoven with the beauty of fantasy and allegory."--The Nation. This copy SIGNED by the author! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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155 Colum, Padraic, told by; illustrated by Willy Pogany THE FRENZIED PRINCE: Heroic Stories of Ancient Ireland
Washington Square/Philadelphia: David McKay Company, (1943). B0007E5K8Q First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in teal cloth with elaborate blind debossed decorations, gilt lettering; in worn, price-clipped dust jacket that is age-darkened, especially to spine, edgetorn, with spots of dampstain to spine panel, chip to upper front corner at spinefold, nicks. 
The Irish poet and the Hungarian illustrator are well-matched in this lovely, lyrical re-telling of Irish myths and legends. Pogany's romantic artwork, vivid and kinetic, is reproduced in full-color plates and b&w full-page, intext art and decorations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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156 Conklin, Gladys; pictures by Artur Marokvia WHEN INSECTS ARE BABIES
New York: Holiday House, (1969). 0823401340 / 9780823401345 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in pictorial covers; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket--spine darkened, mild soiling, shallow nicking, a few closed edge tears. 
Non-fiction picture-book about discovering the young forms of common insects. With the help of colorful and accurate drawings, the book shows many insects in various stages, where eggs are laid, what young insects eat, where they hide and how they grow. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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157 Conover, Chris THE GINGERBREAD BOY
New York: Platt & Munk, Publishers, Circa 1975. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated, color illustrated boards with hanging-hook ribbon, tie-back ribbons and five detailed pop-up color illustrations with brief, paneled story text. 
Merry-Go-Round series #6403, designed to be tied back to form a continual circle-effect which makes the book standable as table-art, or makes it hangable for spin-reading or spin-visual art. Contains five peep-in, 3-dimensional illustrative scenes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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158 Conover, Chris, illustrated by SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
New York: Platt & Munk, Publishers, Circa 1975. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated, color-illustrated boards with hanging-hook ribbon, tie-back ribbons and five detailed pop-up color illustrations with brief, paneled story text. 
Merry-Go-Round series #6404, designed to be tied back to form a continual circle-effect which makes the book standable as table-art, or makes it hangable for spin-reading or spin-visual art. Contains five peep-in, 3-dimensional illustrative scenes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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159 Conrad, Barnaby; illustrated by Barnaby Conrad III ZORRO: A Fox in the City
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1971). B0006DYQ60 Second printing. The endsheets of this copy bear an original sketch by Conrad of Zorro (''Hi to Michael from Zorro''), SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy in blue cloth with white spine lettering; in an age-toned, lightly rubbed, mildly edge-worn illustrated dust jacket showing a few tiny edge tears and related light creasing. 
When Michael takes his new pet fox to school assembly, naughty Dudley Raitt throws some firecrackers in Michael's path and Zorro leaps from his master's arms and disappears! Set against the backdrop of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf and Chinatown. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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160 Cooke, Donald E., written and illustrated by THE SILVER HORN OF ROBIN HOOD
Philadelphia/Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, (1956). First edition. Hardcover. A tiny dot of red and a tiny dot of soil to fore-edge, owner's rubberstamp and signature to front endsheet, else a nearly fine copy in illustrated cloth; in lightly worn illustrated dust jacket with some chipping at the spine ends, nicking at corners. 
Re-telling for young readers features all the classic elements of the Robin Hood story "in true motion-picture tradition."--from the preface. Illustrated by Cooke in b&w (chapter-heads and full-page) and full color printed on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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