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161 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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162 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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163 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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164 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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165 Castaigne, Andre THE BILL-TOPPERS
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1909). B00086MGI0 First edition, first printing. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and numerous other illustrations by the author. Hardcover. Near fine, in dark olive cloth with reverse lettering against a lighter olive block to front cover, green stamped lettering to spine; no dust jacket. 
Novel of a show business family by the painter and illustrator perhaps best known for his illustrations for Leroux's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Here he has gracefully and wittily illustrated his own novel, in inserted plates, intext and full-page drawings. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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166 Caudwell, Sarah THE SIBYL IN HER GRAVE
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2000). 0385299346 / 9780385299343 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Spine ends mildly crimped, else near fine in an elaborate Edward Gorey illustrated dust jacket featuring eight characters and a cat amidst a gothic furniture frame trimmed with paper-eating ravens. 
The late pipe smoking barrister/ mystery author's final novel featuring the witty Professor Hilary Tamar in an intricate puzzler. Published posthumously. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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167 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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168 Chappel, George S., verses by; pictures by Hogarth, Jr. [Rockwell Kent] A BASKET OF POSES
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1924. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good in maroon cloth shelf-back over patterned boards, with mildly rubbed printed label to front cover, and to heavily chipped and discolored label to spine; wear to edges, abrasion to corner tips; no dust jacket. Tall octavo. 
Satirical and whimsical verse-lets accompanied by Kent's b&w illustrations; many first appeared in periodicals like VANITY FAIR and JUDGE. One of the best is the sequence titled "The Five Ages of Man" which Chappel reduces to Pap, Pep, Pup, Pop and Pip. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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169 Charansonney, Roger GOYA: Premiere Periode 1746-1807; and II: Periode Tragique 1808-1828
Rue Saint-Georges, Paris: Le Mussee Personnel, circa 1967. First edition, first printing: two volume set. Quartos. Hardcover. Near fine with mild uniform age-toning to perimeters; Volume I in red binding-material over folding linen-card case with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; Volume II: (mirrors Vol.I except hardcover) red over linen-backed boards with gilt titles. 
Arranged geographically, this charming set of Goya's art with 32 total, striking tipped-on color plates has commentary in french. Vol. I includes a catalogue with a detailed map, and 16 loose, quality tipped-on plates ready for framing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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170 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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171 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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172 Chaucer, Geoffrey CANTERBURY TALES
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1981). Deluxe edition. Hardcover. Bookplate affixed to rear pastedown, else fine, in full green faux-leather, with gilt lettering and decoration, hubbed spine, all edges gilt; no dust jacket, as issued. 
In contemporary verse by J.U. Nicolson. Illustrated with the woodcuts from William Caxton's second edition of the TALES (1484), derived from a facsimile of Samuel Pepys's own copy of Chaucer's work. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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173 Chekhov, Anton GREATEST PLAYS
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, (1979). Reprint. Fine, as-new, in wine-red faux-leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration; hubbed spine, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers. 
The Russian doctor's THE CHERRY ORCHARD; THE SEA GULL; THE THREE SISTERS; and UNCLE VANYA. In the translations of Elisaveta Fen, and illustrated by Stan Hunter. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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174 Chiodo, Stephen, and Strain, Jim CHIODO BROS.' ALIEN XMAS
(Van Nuys, California): (Baby Tatto Books), (2006). 0972938842 / 9780972938846 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Fiendishly charming color illustrations throughout by Charles Chiodo. 
X, a thieving alien sent to Earth on a grinch-ish mission to rob the entire planet, mistakes Santa’s workshop for a weapon-building facility and begins an alien invasion. Santa and elf must save Xmas, the human race, and teach aliens to give, not steal. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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175 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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176 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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177 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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178 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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179 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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180 Coheleach, Guy; text by Terry Wieland GUY COHELEACH
Camden, South Carolina: Briar Patch Press, [undated]. 0922724016 / 9780922724017 First edition, deluxe, SIGNED, limited issue: #163 of 500 numbered copies produced. SIGNED by artist Guy Coheleach. Masters of the Wild series. Hardcover. Very fine, in blind-tooled, gilt-lettered and ruled café au lait half-leather over marbled boards; spine hubbed; in a lightly age-toned tissue dust wrapper that shows a hint of edgewear; housed in cloth-bound, gilt-lettered slipcase. Square quarto. 
Luxuriously designed book-length gallery of "one of the best wild animal painters in the world admired by both scientists and art critics."--Pat Robertson, Sporting Classics. 175 pages, tons of high quality color and b&w repros. Intro by Gene Hill. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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