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301 Hague, Kathleen and Michael EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
New York/London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1980). 0152247025 / 9780152247027 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a mildly age-toned, else fine wraparound illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. [34] pages. 
A classic Scandinavian fairy tale retold by the Hagues and lavishly illustrated in full color by Michael Hague. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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302 Hall, Donald CAROL
(Concord, New Hamphire): William B. Ewert, Publisher, (1988). B00071ZFA2 First edition, first printing: limited issue, one of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by author, from a total print run of 436. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, string-bound within tan cardstock wraps, lettered in blue. 
Christmas-themed poem by the recently appointed Poet Laureate, in a fine press chapbook edition, printed at the Firefly Press. With frontispiece creche illustration from an original woodcut by J.J. Lankes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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303 Hall, Donald THE DECEMBER STOVE
(Concord, New Hamphire): William B. Ewert, Publisher, (1984). First edition, first printing: limited issue, one of 36 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Chapbook. Fine, string-bound within gilt-lettered blue wrappers, with a hint of a crease to an upper rear corner. 
Fine press chapbook of a poem which appeared in an earlier version in THE TWELVE SEASONS (1983), and in the present version in The Sewanee Review. Frontispiece illustration, printed in blue, by Jane Banquer Burnham. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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304 Hall, Donald THE ONSET
(Concord, New Hamphire): William B. Ewert, Publisher, (1986). First edition, first printing: limited issue, one of 26 lettered copies SIGNED by author, from a total print run of 330. Chapbook. Fine, as-new, string-bound within blue-ink lettered gray-blue wrappers. 
Fine press chapbook release of a poem which previously appeared in WINTER (University Press of New England, 1986). Calligraphy by R.P. Hale. Frontispiece illustration printed in blue. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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305 Haller, Susan, managing editor WORKBOOK 28 DESIGN/ILLUSTRATION
Los Angeles, CA.: Alexis Scott, 2006. 1932200223 / 9781932200225 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to lower spine edge, near fine in color illustrated boards without dust jacket as issued. 
Royal octavo. Lavish production with 742 pages of quality color plates, an advertiser's index, and design and lettering. Cover illustrations by Tomer Hanuka. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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306 Hammett, Dashiell; Eberhart, Mignon G.; Bellah, James Warner; Christie, Agatha et alia Six Redbook Novels (THE THIN MAN; THE FIGURE IN THE FOG; THE CROSS OF PEACE; WHITE PIRACY; THE BOOMERANG CLUE; PARADE GROUND)
[New York]. (The McCall Company), (1934). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good minus: scraping and dots of stain to covers, abrasion to corner tips; no dust jacket. Quarto. Reproduces the illustrations by Joseph Franke, Paul Ickes and Floyd Davis which originally accompanied these novels in their Redbook appearances. 
Subscriber premium volume reprints from Redbook's original plates, six novels which debuted in their pages, including THE THIN MAN, here with Franke's dynamic artwork. "Therefore the first book publication from the first setting of type."--Layman, A 6.2. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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307 Hearn, Michael Patrick; Dillon, Leo and Diane, illustrators THE PORCELAIN CAT
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1977). 0316353302 / 9780316353304 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in creamy-plum boards with gilt-stamped illustration to the front cover; in a fine dust jacket. Large oblong octavo. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. The Caldecott Award-winning artists surprise the reader with hidden and symbolic cat images in their clever and enchanting color illustrations for this tale of a porcelain cat made real. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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308 Heartz, Daniel PIERRE ATTAINGNANT/ROYAL PRINTER OF MUSIC: A Historical Study and Bibliographical Catalogue
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1969. First edition. Large quarto. 450 pp. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. The great age of French Printing gave birth to a new method of printing music, invented and popularized by Attaingnant--whose accomplishments are treated in the first half of this scholarly study. 
The remainder of the work is a bibliographic catalogue with detailed descriptions of the nearly 200 extant volumes from Attaingnant's press; copiously illustrated with 16 plates (including color frontipiece) and 26 figures. Multiple indexes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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309 Hecht, Ben FANTAZIUS MALLARE: A Mysterious Oath
New York and London: A Harvest/HBJ Book/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978). 0156301601 / 9780156301602 First edition thus: a trade paperback reissue. Trade Paperback. A bit of rubbing to covers, thus near fine, in cardstock wraps. 
Outre (and banned!) novel of an artist's descent into madness from the journalist/screenwriter. Perfectly complemented by Smith's intense b&w drawings in ten plates and decorative initial letters. Dripping with decadence and scorn. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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310 Helprin, Mark; illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg SWAN LAKE
Boston: Ariel Books/Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. 0395498589 / 9780395498583 First edition, first printing: second issue with dust jacket. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth titled and ruled in gilt, with full-color paste-on illustration inset to front cover; decorated endpapers; in a fine pictorial dust jacket that betrays just a hint of age-toning. 
A re-imagining of the classic ballet by the author of WINTER'S TALE and the Caldecott Award-winning author/artist of JUMANJI and THE POLAR EXPRESS. With 13 color plates, dust jacket paintings, endpaper devices, and border decorations by Van Allsburg. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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311 Herbert, F. Hugh GROWING PAINS
Hollywood, California: David Graham Fisher Publisher, (1932). B00087QWP2 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lengthy gift inscription to front free endpaper, else fine, in blue cloth with red pictorial decorations and lettering; no dust jacket. 
Slender collection of comic rhymed verse from the successful Broadway playwright (THE MOON IS BLUE) and screenwriter (THIS HAPPY FEELING); charmingly illustrated by Eulalie. 70 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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312 Hercik, Emanuel FOLK-TOYS LES JOUETS POPULAIRES
Prague, Czechoslovakia: Artia, (1951). First edition, first printing. English translation by Roberta F. Samsour, French translation by Louis Michaud. Hardcover. Mild offsetting to endsheet, else fine, in beige cloth with red-brown illustration stamped to front cover, lettering to spine; in a somewhat age-toned pictorial dust jacket that shows scattered light foxing and a tiny snagged tear to upper front panel. 
Illustrated catalogue of Czech toys and toys from around the world. With introduction and notes on the specimens in English and French. 176 color plates in six-color offset, 29 pen-and-ink intext drawings; cover and binding designed by Oldrich Menhart. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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313 Herford, Oliver EXCUSE IT, PLEASE
Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1929). B00085UV92 First edition, first printing. Purple cloth shelfback with printed label, over peach decorative boards with purple lettering and design; dust jacket. Hardcover. Tiny, faint tape ghosts to all endsheets, minor wear at shelf edges, else fine; coated stock throughout; dust jacket shows faded spine, light edgewear, interior nick to rear panel, snagged edge tear to rear panel, tiny tape stains to flaps. Nice! 
Collection of comic verse accompanied by the fanciful quipster's b&w artwork. SIGNED by the author, with a dated inscription, which reads in part, "This Year of Our Beer 1933." Jacket art (a be-slipped woman praying at her bedside) is art deco heaven. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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314 Herford, Oliver THE LAUGHING WILLOW: Verses and Pictures
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1918). B00085D25C Early printing. Hardcover. Minor wear and soiling, thus nearly fine, in pictorial boards; no dust jacket. Full-color frontispiece illustration reproduced on coated stock. 
Satirical verse, political salvos (many aimed at the Kaiser), animal ditties, literary parodies, and other delights, by the inimitable Mr. Herford, who, here, as always, accompanies his pithy verse with sublimely rendered caricatures and drawings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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315 Herford, Oliver, with pictures by the author A CHILD'S PRIMER OF NATURAL HISTORY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Reprint. Copyrighted in 1899. Large square octavo. Hardcover. Very good, with covers worn, abraded, rubbed, age-darkened; in pictorial boards, all page edges tinted green; internals bright and clean! No dust jacket. 
The marvelous Herford provides a chapter-head sketch and a full-page b&w drawing for each of the animals he memorializes in wacky, punny rhymed verses: Seal, Giraffe, Whale, Leopard, Sloth, Ant, Ostrich, Fly, Platypus, Chimpanzee, more. Wonderful! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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316 Hill, Susan BEWARE BEWARE
Cambridge,MA.: Candlewick Press, (1993). 1564022455 / 9781564022455 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth, lettered in gilt, decorated endpapers; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
Susan Hill's spare, haunting text and Angela Barrett's intricate and mysterious drawings, including two cleverly split pages, create an intense story of adventure about a little girl who slips out of the safety of her warm house into a winter evening. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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317 Hoban, Russell; McNaughton, Colin, illustrator THE BATTLE OF ZORMLA
(London): Methuen/Walker Books, (1982). 0416059600 / 9780416059601 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers; no dust jacket. Small oblong octavo. 
Very silly, very funny picture book tale of three kids fighting a wacky play-battle, and related in the untranslatable language of childhood. "Zormla attacked at the earth's core, led by a picked squad of one-eyed teddy bears with marmalade." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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318 Hoban, Russell; McNaughton, Colin, illustrator THEY CAME FROM AARGH!
New York: Philomel Books, (1981). 0399611827(GB) First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in cyan blue cloth with device stamped in gilt, decorated endpapers; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild darkening of the spine, a very short closed edge tear, hint of wear to the extremities, publisher's gold spine band. Oblong sextodecimo. 
Colin McNaughton's hilarious pictures deftly counterbalance Hoban's fast-moving space-age fantasy about three imaginative children and their exciting adventures. Hoban has written many books for children, such as FLAT CAT and THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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319 Hoffman, Rosekrans, written and illustrated by SISTER SWEET ELLA
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1982. 0688008666 / 9780688008666 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in navy-blue boards with line drawing of a cat stamped in silver to the front cover and silver titles to the spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. 
A boy, jealous of the attention his baby sister draws, magically turns her into a motley cat--an animal his mother abhors. The brother can't find anyone who wants an ugly cat and comes to terms with his sibling. Delightful illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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320 Holder, Nancy CANNIBAL DWIGHT'S SPECIAL PURPOSE
Arvada, Colorado: Roadkill Press, (1992). First edition, first printing: chapbook original. Fine, in stapled wraps. Illustrations by Melissa Sherman. [22] pages. 
"Nancy Holder's Cannibal Cats have come out to play yet another tasy gig....this is ultra-contemporary terror with an edge."--Edward Bryant. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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