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181 Collins, Dale WHEN GOD DROPPED IN
London: Neville Spearman, (1956). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild crimping at upper edge of front cover, else fine, in olive-gray textured boards with blue spine titling; in a very good price-clipped, age-darkened dust jacket with a short edge tear to lower spine panel, mild wear, pale stain to front panel. 
Whimsical, spiritual fable about an all-seeing, all-understanding God who is able to enter the life of an ordinary mortal over an afternoon cup of tea. With a foreword by Cyril Scott. Woodcut illustrations and jacket art by Leon Piesowocki. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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182 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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Camden, South Carolina: The Premier Press, 1985. First edition thus: One of three-thousand numbered copies. This is copy number 2848. Fine in an attractive rust-colored full leather with pictorial gilt-stamped front panel, hubbed spine with gilt-stamped titles and decorative panels, marbled endpapers, silk ribbon marker, all edges gilt. Quarto. 285 pages. 
Illustrated in b&w, with five in tissue-guarded color by Lynn Bogue Hunt, Edgar Burke, M. D., Bert Cobb, William J. Schaldach and others. A wonderfully realized facsimile printing of the original 1930 Derrydale Press edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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184 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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185 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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186 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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187 Cook, Beryl THE WORKS
London: John Murray/Gallery, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with covers very lightly splayed, paper-clip indentation to rear free endpaper, small bump to lower corner tip of front cover; in price-clipped dust jacket that shows some pale age-toning, and a tiny crease which echoes bump to cover. 
Color illustrations throughout. Twelve years ago Cook was given a child's painting set and she has painted compulsively ever since. Claiming THE FLINSTONES as her main influence, the results are a satirical but never cruel portrait of every day life. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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188 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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London and the Hague: East West Publications, (1978). 0904499057 / 9780904499056 First edition, first printing: a trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Barely perceptible fading to the spine, nearly fine in color illustrated wraps. Square 8vo. 
Numerous b&w photos of the 19 illustrators with career biographies make a fascinating first half of this delightful book that finishes with 32 color plates of absolutely enchanting, early children's illustrated postcards. 64 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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190 Corle, Edwin FIG TREE JOHN
[Los Angeles]: The Ward Ritchie Press, (1955). First edition thus. Limited edition of 550 numbered copies. Hardcover. Fine in black-cloth back over patterned paper boards, printed paper spine label; housed in the publisher's fine black slipcase. Octavo. 318 pages. 
A handsome limited edition of Edwin Corle's first novel, enchanced by illustrations by Don Perceval and a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. A fresh copy--virtually as new! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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191 Corvo, Frederic Baron; Hamzeh Carr, illustrator THE RUBAIYAT OF UMAR KHAIYAM: Translated from the French of J.B. Nicolas by Frederic Baron Corvo, together with a reprint of the French Text.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, (1924). First edition thus. Small quarto. xlviii (notes and appendix), [194] pages. Woolf B2b (750 copies--first issue). Hardcover. Contemporary gift inscription to the front endpaper, uniform brown offsetting to the endpapers (as usual), else fine in the original gilt-stamped tan pictorial cloth decorated in red, black and gold; remnants of most the dust jacket laid in at rear. 
Edited with notes and a comparative study of the original texts, and an Introduction by Edward Heron-Allen, F.R.S. With sixteen illustrations in color by Hamzeh Carr. An exceptional edition printed at the Curwen Press. Text in English and French. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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192 Cotton, Charles; newly decorated by Clyde Lovat Fraser POEMS FROM THE WORKS OF CHARLES COTTON
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1925. B000GGO35Q First U.S. edition, first printing. Printed by Harold Curwen at the Curwen Press. Hardcover. Mild wear at the extremities, minor darkening to covers and endsheets, thus nearly fine; in blue cloth shelfback with printed spine label over green boards; in an edgeworn, spine-darkened, very good dust jacket showing some shallow chips and minor nicks. 
Selection by Fraser from the works of the English poet and country squire, chiefly remembered for his share in Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler. Fraser's 75 b&w drawings are just enchanting: a lovely volume! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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193 Cousin Alice "ALL'S NOT GOLD THAT GLITTERS;" Or The Young Californian
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1891. Reprint. 214 pages, plus [2] pages of ads to rear. Frontispiece and three additional full-page engravings. Hardcover. Very good plus: light wear, some staining to covers, a few corner creases and scattered stains within; brown cloth with red rules, devices, gilt lettering to front; gilt lettering, rules, gilt-and-red floral vignettes to spine; blind stamping to rear. 
Fourth book in the "Home" juvenile series written by Alice Bradley Haven under the pseudonym "Cousin Alice." First published in 1853, this title is considered to be the first children's book with a California setting. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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194 Coville, Bruce, editor; Hildebrandt, Tim, illustrator THE UNICORN TREASURY
New York: Doubleday, (1988). 0385240007 / 9780385240000 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in color-illustrated, laminated boards; in pictorial dust jacket with minor creasing to the rear panel. Jacket illustration by Tim Hildebrandt. 
Collection of stories, poems, and unicorn lore drawn from the works of Madeleine L'Engle, C.S. Lewis, Jane Yolen, Ardath Mayhar, Patricia Wrede, Jennifer Roberson, and others. Illustrated in black-and-white and color by Tim Hildebrandt. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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195 Coye, Lee Brown; Designed by Leo Kaplan THE SEVENTH OGRE
Cortland, New York: Privately published, 1932. First edition, first printing. One of 350 copies printed. Hardcover. Tiny nicks and minor edge wear to the spine, else very good plus in cloth-backed black boards with a silver embossed and boxed illustratration of the ogre, illustrated endpapers; no dust jacket. Thin octavo. Approximately 50 pages. 
Lee Brown Coye's first book is an illustrated adaptation of an old East Indian folk tale with many of Coye's imaginative black-and-white illustrations. Coye is best remembered for his b&w illustrations for "Weird Tales" and horror fiction. Scarce! 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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196 Crane, Nathalia VENUS INVISIBLE And Other Poems
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1928. B00085OUIU First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Ruth Jonas. Hardcover. Mild abrasion to the edges, else nearly fine, in black shelfback over patterned boards; in a very good dust jacket, showing light wear, rubbing, a few tiny nicks, and age-darkening, particularly to the spine panel. 
Collection by the precocious 15-year-old "Brooklyn Bard"--who published her first volume of verse at age 11! Included here: "Wings of Lead" on Lindbergh's flight, and "The End of Juliet" which won the American Shakespeare Foundation prize. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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197 Crane, Stephen THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE: An Episode of the American Civil War
(West Hatfield, Massachusetts), Pennyroyal Editions, 1984. First edition thus, first printing. Fine, as-new, a quarto-sized volume, bound in brown-beige linen with inset title label to front cover, spine paper title label; illustrated with twenty-five full-page wood engravings; housed in original matching slipcase. 
One of twelve American Classics produced thus, designed by Barry Moser and illustrated with his wood engravings. Based on the text as published by D. Appleton and Company in 1895. Introduction to this issue by Alexander Eliot. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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198 Cross, John Keir THE MAN IN MOONLIGHT: The Tale of a Twice Lost Cause...
London: John Westhouse, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Some abrasion to lower edges, a trace of soiling, else an about near fine copy in grey cloth; in lightly soiled and slightly age-darkened illustrated dust jacket. Quite a nice example of a rather elusive title. 
Literate, haunting, historical tale of David Galbraith, Chevalier of the Court of King James II and VIII, set during the rebellion of 1745, told in the form of journals and letters, and superbly decorated "in the manner of the period" by Robin Jacques. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Coeln, Verlag Haus Neuerburg, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine: a lovely example showing only minor wear to the front cover paste-on illustration, darkening to tissue guards, discoloration to fore-edge; in brown cloth with brown on-white front cover paste-on, illustrated endsheets; no dust jacket. Quarto. 
"The Newcastle House Collection: a Booklet of Smoking and Smoking Equipment." Remarkable illustrated world history of smoking, with hundreds of sepia-tone photographs and drawings, and five full-color tissue-guarded plates, painted by Erich M. Simon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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200 Cunliffe, John; Wegner, Fritz, illustrator GIANT KIPPERNOSE And Other Stories
(London): Andre Deutsch, (1981). 0233963863 / 9780233963860 First U.S. edition: the third U.K. impression, with U.S. publication indicated with a label to copyright page and price label to front jacket flap. Hardcover. Scattered soiling to page edges and to a few pages, mild age-toning, else a very good plus copy in price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that shows some age-toning as well. B&w illustrations within and splendid color jacket painting by Wegner. 
Tales of nine giants, including the title character, who has not taken a bath in more than a century! By the author best known as the creator of the hugely popular characters POSTMAN PAT and ROSIE AND JIM. Terrifically funny artwork by Wegner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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