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341 Johnson, Crockett, words and pictures by WHO'S UPSIDE DOWN?
Hamden, Connecticut: Linnet Books, (1990). 0208022767 / 9780208022769 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in bright canary-yellow cloth with blue-foil spine stamping; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Johnson's 1952 picture book tackles the question of gravity in a few simple words and in the company of a kangaroo who is hopping happily in Australia, until she sees herself upside down in a geography book. "Children will be delighted."--NY Times. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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342 Johnson, Kenneth M. THE STING OF THE WASP: Political & Satirical Cartoons from the Truculent Early San Francisco Weekly, with an Introduction & Comments by Kenneth M. Johnson
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1967. First edition, limited to 450 copies printed at the Plantin Press. Publication #127. Hardcover. Fine in salt-and-pepper cloth with gilt titles (replicating the Wasp logo) to front cover and spine. Folio. 
Twenty color reproductions (five double-spread) of cartoons published in the San Francisco weekly, whose staff boasted Ambrose Bierce as editor and columnist, and illustrators G. Frederick Keller, Solly Walter, Joseph D. Strong, and Henry Barkhaus. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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343 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL IN ARIZONA
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, Publishers, (1945). Thirty-fourth Impression. Eight illustrations (including frontispiece) by Etheldred B. Barry reproduced on coated stock inserts. $2.25 flap price. Hardcover. Just a touch of fading at spine crown, else fine, in burgundy textured binding with gilt lettering and rules; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with shallow chip to head of spine panel, mild nicking at spine heel. 
"Joyce and the Ware family have made a new home, and Joyce, especially, is having a difficult time making the adjustment to the 'loneliness' of the Arizona desert. That is, until an invalid at Lee's Ranch tells her the 'Legend of Camelback Mountain."' 
Price: 35.00 USD
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344 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL STORIES
Boston: The Page Company, 1921. First illustrated holiday edition. Enchanting color plates by Frank T. Merrill and Harold Matthews Brett, including a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Hardcover. A hint of edgewear, a suggestion of darkening to the cloth covers, minor staining to the corners of a few pages, else a sharp, bright, very nearly fine copy in red cloth decorated in jade green, apple green, cream and gilt to the front cover and spine. 
Deluxe omnibus gathers THE LITTLE COLONEL, THE GIANT SCISSORS and TWO LITTLE KNIGHTS OF KENTUCKY; decorated throughout with monochrome illustrations in green or apricot, in the margins, at the endsheets, as chapter heads, endpieces, and initial letters. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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345 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL'S CHRISTMAS VACATION
Boston: L.C. Page & Co., Publishers, (1944). Thirty-second Impression. Eight illustrations (including frontispiece) by Etheldred B. Barry reproduced on coated stock inserts. $2.25 flap price. Hardcover. Just a whisper of wear, else fine, in burgundy textured binding with gilt lettering and rules; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket with minor nicking at spine ends, a suggestion of fading to spine panel. 
"The old Lloydsboro Seminary has burned down, and this suits the Little Colonel fine, as she finds herself, along with Betty, Kitty and Allison, at 'Dear Old Warwick Hall,' a beautiful mansion run as a boarding school." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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346 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL'S CHUM: MARY WARE
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, Publishers, (1941). Twenty-second Impression. Eight illustrations (including frontispiece) by L.J. Bridgman reproduced on coated stock inserts. $2.00 flap price. Hardcover. Upper edges of covers and tiny area of spine head faded, else near fine, in pink cloth with gilt lettering and rules; in good only dust jacket: nicked, chipped, creased, faded, and edgetorn. 
"The first sequel, or shall we say continuation, of the Little Colonel stories, born of the pressures Johnston received from her many young readers to continue the series...we begin with the irascible Mary Ware beginning her first term at Warwick Hall." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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347 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL'S HERO
Boston: The Page Company, Publishers: (1944). Thirty-seventh Impression. Eight illustrations (including frontispiece) by Etheldred B. Barry reproduced on coated stock inserts. $2.25 flap price. Hardcover. A hint of wear at the spine ends, else fine, in burgundy binding with gilt lettering and rules; in a very good illustrated dust jacket with nicking at the spine ends, closed tear to lower front panel. 
"As the surprise gift for her twelfth birthday, the Little Colonel goes abroad to spend the summer in Europe. In Geneva, she befriends an old Prussian major and his Red Cross dog, a St. Bernard named Hero." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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348 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL'S HOLIDAYS
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, Publishers, (1944). Forty-third Impression. Eight illustrations (including frontispiece) by L.J. Bridgman reproduced on coated stock inserts. $2.25 flap price. Hardcover. Very good, with fore-edges and upper page-edges oddly shaved; in burgundy binding with gilt titles and rules; in a very good, nicked, and spine-sunned, illustrated dust jacket with a tiny chip to upper front corner. 
"The Little Colonel and the Two Little Knights of Kentucky have grown a bit, and are joined by the Waltons, modeled after the family of General H. W. Lawton, a fallen hero of the Spanish American War." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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349 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL'S KNIGHT COMES RIDING
Boston: L.C. Page & Co., Publishers, (1944). Twenty-sixth Impression. Eight illustrations (including frontispiece) by Etheldred B. Barry reproduced on coated stock inserts. $2.25 flap price. Hardcover. Tiny area of fading to spine crown, else fine, in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and rules; in a very good plus dust jacket with a half-inch chip to head of spine panel, short tear at upper spine fold with corresponding creases to upper front panel. 
"Only recently the maid of honor, now it will be the Little Colonel's turn to be the bride, at least that much of it we can give away! But who will it be? A 'Knight Comes Riding' in every chapter, but who will finally measure up?" 
Price: 35.00 USD
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350 Johnston, Annie Fellows THE LITTLE COLONEL: MAID OF HONOR
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, Publishers, (1943). Twenty-fifth Impression. Eight illustrations (including frontispiece) by Etheldred B. Barry reproduced on coated stock inserts. $2.25 flap price. Hardcover. Fine, in pale blue cloth with gilt lettering and rules; in a lightly edge-nicked, about near fine illustrated dust jacket, with a sunstruck spine panel. 
"It's time for a second house party! Eugenia is getting married, and the wedding will be at The Locust. Joyce comes with her entertaining sister, Mary Ware, from the Arizona desert to join Betty, The Little Colonel and all the rest." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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351 Joslin, Sesyle; avec Dessins par Maurice Sendak QU'EST-CE QU'ON DIT, MON PETIT? Un Manuel de Politesse Pour Petites Demoiselles et Petits Messieurs Qui Desirent Savor La Politesse de Tous
New York: Young Scott Books, 1966. First U.S. edition in French. Hanrahan, page 25. Hardcover. Nearly fine, in somewhat age-toned pictorial boards; in an age-toned, near fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Joslin and Sendak's surreally comic, tongue-in-cheek treatise on manners for kids--WHAT DO YOU SAY DEAR (1958), here rendered into French, with the dual purpose of painlessly introducing children to etiquette and to basic French! Glossary at rear. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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352 Joslin, Sesyle; with pictures by Maurice Sendak WHAT DO YOU DO, DEAR?: Proper Conduct for All Occasions
New York: Young Scott Books, 1961. Reprint. Oblong octavo. Hardcover. Near fine, with sticker residue to front pastedown; lacking dust jacket. 
"A Second Handbook of Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen To Be Used as a Guide for Everyday Social Behavior." Deliciously silly follow-up to Joslin and Sendak's WHAT DO YOU SAY, DEAR? 
Price: 25.00 USD
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353 Jungman, Nico; text by Beatrix Jungman HOLLAND
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1904. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Some light use, mild wear, a few very faint stains to covers, scattered foxing within, thus near fine, in blue decorative cloth with gilt, orange, cream and green stamping; no dust jacket. 
Elaborately illustrated travel guide to the Low Countries, with 75 full-color, tissue-guarded plates by artist Nico Jungman, and text by his wife. 212 pages, plus 4 pages of ads at the rear. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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354 Kagawa, Toyohiko SONGS FROM THE SLUMS
Nashville, Tennessee: Cokesbury Press, (1935). B00085JX2S First edition in English, first printing. Interpreted by Lois J. Erickson, with a Foreword by Sherwood Eddy. Hardcover. Very very close to fine, in black binding with gilt lettering; in a very good illustrated dust jacket, showing age-toning and staining to spine panel, short edge tears and nicking, chips at spine ends, a few tiny dots of stain. 
Collection of poetry by the Japanese pacifist, Christian reformer, and labor activist. "Like the opening of a diary written during the years he lived in the Shinkawa slums." Illustrations by Julian Brazelton. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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355 Kahl, Virginia; Written and illustrated by THE BARON'S BOOTY
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1963. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Rhymed tale of a greedy but goodhearted Robber Baron's plot to kidnap and hold them for ransom the 13 daughters of a Duke and Duchess. How the Baron is outwitted by the 13 daughters makes for a lively adventure that is delightfully illustrated. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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356 Keep, Josiah, A.M. WEST COAST SHELLS: A Familiar Description of the Marine, Fresh Water, and Land Mollusks of the United States, Found West of the Rocky Mountains.
San Francisco: Bancroft Brothers & Co., 1887. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint foxing--mostly to a few leaves at front and rear, light wear at the extremities; thus an about near fine copy in brown cloth with gilt shell device and lettering; no dust jacket. 
Black-and-white intext drawings throughout, color tissue-guarded frontispiece. 230 pages, including glossary, checklist, indexes. Keep was Professor of Natural Science at Mills College, and author of COMMON SEA-SHELLS OF CALIFORNIA. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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357 Kellogg, Vernon; with songs by Charlotte Kellogg; illustrated by Milo Winter NUOVA, Or The New Bee: A Story for Children of Five to Fifty
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1920). Early printing. Full-color, tissue-guarded frontispiece; fourteen b&w illustrations against tan panels on coated stock inserts. Hardcover. Nearly fine, with abrasion the entire length of rear outer hinge, 1920-dated name and address to verso of frontis in brown cloth with yellow lettering within yellow-and-black bee and flower-themed cartouche; doublespread endsheet art; no dust jacket. 
Novel-length fable (with a moral) of an Italian bee society, by the eminent entomologist (one of the first to promote a genetics-based view of Darwinism); Winter's anthropomorphic bees are a delight! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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358 Kery, Patricia Frantz GREAT MAGAZINE COVERS OF THE WORLD
New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, (1984). 0517442892 / 9780517442890 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 384 pages; selected bibliography; publication spans of selected magazines; index, and collection credits. 
An international cross-section survey of more than 500 carefully selected covers, spanning a century and a half of magazine publishing around the world. Patricia Kery's informative text presents a world history of illustrated magazines. Fascinating! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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359 Khayyam, Omar; presented by Willy Pogany THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
(Trowbridge & London): Redwood Press Limited, [undated]. 0245574581 / 9780245574580 Deluxe leather binding on a facsimile reprint of the George G. Harrap edition of the Rubaiyat in Fitzgerald's translation with Pogany's illustrations. Hardcover. Nearly fine, rebound in a signed leather binding by Bayntun of gilt-tooled, polished orange-red leather with hubbed spine, gilt lettering, rules, decorative borders, and elaborate front cover vignette of a goblet encircled by a coiled snake. 
The leather binding shows a few very mild pen impressions and nearly invisible, superficial scratches. Pogany's artwork appears in full-color inserted plates and green monochromatic decorative borders, initial letters and decorative devices. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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360 King, Marian; pictures by Nell Stolp Smock PICCOLINO
Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co./Junior Press Books, 1939. B00089WT9S First edition, first printing. This copy inscribed (...Piccolino says hello -- from his mistress -- ) and SIGNED author King. Hardcover. Tiny dots of wear to shelf edges, else an impossibly bright, fresh, fine copy, in eye-popping orange cloth with full-color paste-on illustration; in a bright, near fine dust jacket with wear at spine ends, nick to interior of spine panel, mild rubbing. 
Superb copy of King's enchanting picture-book tale of Piccolino, a little gray and brown donkey who pulls one of the most beautiful carts on the island of Sicily. Smock's b&w art is a delight, and her color illos glow three-dimensionally from the page! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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