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381 Lee, Stan; paper engineering by Guillermo Rozo The Incredible Hulk Pop-Up Book: "CIRCUS OF CRIME!"
Los Angeles, CA: Marvel Comics Group, 1982. 0939766051 / 9780939766055 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial boards. 
Produced by Marvel Comics Group by Herb Trimpe, Mike Esposito, Frank Giacoia, John Romita, Marie Severin, Ken Feduniewicz. With six doublespread pop-up scenes in full color. 4.5 x 5 inches. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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382 Lee, Stan; paper engineering by Guillermo Rozo The Incredible Hulk Pop-Up Book: "TRAPPED!"
Los Angeles, CA: Marvel Comics Group, 1982. 093976606X / 9780939766062 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial boards. 
Produced by Marvel Comics Group by David Kraft, John Romita, Marie Severin, Winslow Mortimer, Ken Feduniewicz, Frank Giacoia, Gary Brodsky, Stan Goldberg. With six doublespread pop-up scenes in full color. 4.5 x 5 inches. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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383 Lenski, Lois, written and illustrated by BLUE RIDGE BILLY
New York and Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1946). B0007DM30K Third impression. Hardcover. Mild insect flecking at extremities, owner's name to flyleaf, else near fine, in blue binding with navy blue lettering; in an illustrated dust jacket with scattered nibbling, age-darkening, short edge tear to spine head with tape residue. 
Tale of a barefoot boy from Roundabout Creek in a remote cove of the North Carolina mountains. With 80 lithographic illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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384 Levine, Arthur A.; Guevara, Susan, illustrator THE BOARDWALK PRINCESS
New York: Tambourine Books. (1993). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated pictorial boards in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 
Beautifully illustrated in full-color, this is a rags-to-riches fairy tale of two Brooklyn orphans who run away from the wicked old witch who keeps them, by the National Jewish Book Award-nominated author of ALL THE LIGHTS IN THE NIGHT. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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385 Lewis, C.S. THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, (1988). 0027588203 / 9780027588200 Reprint. Out-of-print thus. Fine in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over blue boards; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Volume III in the Narnia reissue which features jacket paintings by Daniel San Souci and the original line drawings of Pauline Baynes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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386 Liljencrantz, Ottilie A. THE THRALL OF LEIF THE LUCKY: A Story of Viking Days
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Spine ends lightly rubbed, spine slightly soiled and faded, else a very good plus copy in olive-green cloth stamped in gilt with titles and in black-and-white with Viking ship devices and an illustration of a Viking couple lounging beneath a tree. 
Atmospherically illustrated with eight color plates by Troy and Margaret West Kinney, who also enhanced the first letter of each of the thirty-one chapters with a charming wood-block illustration. Illustrated endpapers. An enchanting presentation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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387 Lobel, Anita A BIRTHDAY FOR THE PRINCESS
New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row Publishers, (1973). 0060239433 / 9780060239435 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lightly worn at the shelf edges, else about fine, in pictorial boards; in a very good illustrated dust jacket that is heavily soiled, shows a few short edge tears, and a chip to lower end of spine panel. 
A usually obedient princess invites an organ grinder and his monkey to her birthday party. When her new friends are scorned and turned away, the princess knows what she has to do. Splendid, witty, beautifully illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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388 Lobel, Anita THE STRAW MAID
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1983). 0688003443 / 9780688003449 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, fresh, as-new, in gilt-lettered milk-chocolate cloth shelfback over terra-cotta boards stamped in blind with illustration of the title character; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Scandinavian folk-tale rendered fresh in Lobel's picture-book setting, recounted in a simple, unadorned yet evocative prose style and accompanied by the Polish-born author and artist's delicate, witty and warm-hearted artwork. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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389 Lobel, Anita & Arnold ON MARKET STREET
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1981). 0688803091 / 9780688803094 First edition, first printing: Deluxe limited edition of 250 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author and illustrator. Our copy is #78. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth with gilt stamped title to front, one-half shelfback of grey cloth with gilt titles; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Deluxe edition of this Caldecott Honor book, specially bound, with the addition of two-page essay by Anita Lobel. Inspired by seventeenth-century French trade engravings, the Lobels (Arnold's text, Anita's art) have created a charming ABC book. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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390 Lobel, Anita, pictures by; Lobel, Arnold, words by ON MARKET STREET
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1981). 0688803091 / 9780688803094 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a nearly fine, mildly edgeworn, slightly rubbed, age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Inspired by 17th Century trade engravings, this wackily surreal illustrated A-Z for shoppers on mythical Market Street earned the husband and wife team (Arnold's text, Anita's art) a Caldecott Honor award. Full-color illustrated poster laid in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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391 Lobel, Anita, pictures by; Lobel, Arnold, words by ON MARKET STREET
New York: Greenwillow Books, (1981). 0688803091 / 9780688803094 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in a very nearly fine, mildly rubbed, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
"Brilliant paintings of the shopkeepers on Market Street--each composed of his or her wares--will provide blissful hours for all who join the Lobels on an unforgettable shopping spree." Caldecott Honor award. Dated and SIGNED by artist Anita Lobel. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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392 Lobel, Anita, written and illustrated by THE DWARF GIANT
New York: Holiday House, (1991). 0823408523 / 9780823408528 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to upper page edges, else near fine, in silver-lettered blue cloth shelfback over lilac boards; in a lightly age-toned, lightly worn, near fine dust jacket. 
"In this story set in Japan, a strange redheaded dwarf arrives in the country of Prince Mainichi and Princess Ichinichi. With a magical flute he enchants the household and makes them dance to his music until the palace is a shambles."--Marilyn Iarusso. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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393 Lobel, Arnold THE BOOK OF PIGERICKS: Pig Limericks
[New York/Evanston/London]: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1983). 0060239824 / 9780060239824 First edition, first printing. Trade edition. Hardcover. Fine, in full green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, blind-debossed rules and title to front; in a very faintly age-toned otherwise fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Thirty-eight original limericks about all manner of pigs, written and illustrated by Lobel. Five of these pigericks previously appeared in slightly different form in HUMPTY DUMPTY'S MAGAZINE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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394 Lobel, Arnold, author and illustrator THE MAN WHO TOOK THE INDOORS OUT
New York/Evanston/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1974). 060239468 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in color-illustrated, washable boards; in a very good plus--upper spine end chipped, half-inch tears to upper edges--dust jacket, that mirrors the illustration from the front cover. Small quarto. 
A clever romp with narrative lyrics cascading alongside wry illustrations of a know-it-all philosopher doing delightfully ridiculous things to bring the indoors out--and back again. Enchanting water-colored pen-and-ink pictures. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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395 Lobel, Arnold, illustrations by THE COMIC ADVENTURES OF OLD MOTHER HUBBARD AND HER DOG
Englewood Cliff, New Jersey: Bradbury Press, (1968). First edition, first printing. Small square octavo: 6x7.5-inches. Hardcover. Erasure fade from pencilled price to front endsheet, else fine, in terra-cotta cloth with black illustration to front cover, black lettering to spine; in a near fine, faintly soiled pictorial dust jacket, with two tiny closed tears to upper rear panel. 
Extended version of the nursery rhyme, accompanied here by Lobel's playful illustrations: two- and three-color pre-separated pen and pencil drawings, reproduced in line and half-tone. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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396 Lobel, Arnold, illustrator; Chapman, Carol, author THE TALE OF MESHKA THE KVETCH
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1980). 0525407456 / 9780525407454 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in beige linen with an illustration of Meshka stamped in black to the front cover and with titles stamped in black to the spine; in a fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Octavo. 
Lobel's illustrations drawn with a touch of vigorous humor make the reader take delight as Meshka's exaggerated complaints become horrific literal truths. After the kvetch learns to appreciate instead of complain, her world reverts to happy normality. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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397 Lobel, Arnold; pictures by Anita Lobel A TREEFUL OF PIGS
(London): Julia MacRae Books, (1980). 0862030072 / 9780862030070 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very mild foxing to the pages, minor wear to lower corner tip, still, near fine in color illustrated boards; no dust jacket. 
A lazy farmer is encouraged to change his ways by his creatively divisive wife and his newly acquired, gleeful pigs. Delightfully color-illustrated in story-board fashion by Anita Lobel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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398 Loti, Pierre; Endore, Guy, translator; Mugnaini, Joe, illustrator AN ICELAND FISHERMAN
(Alhambra, California): C F Braun & Co, 1957. First edition thus. Privately printed by John G. Braun ''for our friends.'' With an introduction by Braun. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-stamped ocean-blue leather over marbled boards; in a clear, acetate dust jacket that shows a couple of tiny nicks. Reprinted from the LEC production of 1931. 
Exquisitely wrought edition of Loti's classic about a group of French fishermen who leave Brittany to fish in the rough but bountiful waters off the coast of Iceland. With Mugnaini's b&w artwork, and title-page vignette in blue. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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399 Low, William OLD PENN STATION
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (2007). 0805079254 / 9780805079258 First edition, first printing. Promotional fold-out "A Guide to the Art of Penn Station" laid in. Hardcover. Fine; in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 
Inscribed "For Jasmine", SIGNED and dated in the year of publication, by the author/artist to the title page. The award-winning illustrator is renowned for his historical-locale picture books such as this lovely book on the old New York railway station. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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400 Luca, Susan OF MICE: A Selection
(Berkeley, California): Turtle's Quill Scriptorium, (1970). B0007EKBNA Third edition. Dot of pale stain to front cover, else fine, perfectbound within illustrated wraps. Oblong 48mo. 
"Herein we celebrate the mouse, Should he be Mickey, field or house. Avoiding matters of Zoology, Our aim is a sort of anthology." Tiny chapbook tribute to the tiny furry creature. Illustrations by Joyce Alexander; calligraphy by Dorsey Alexander. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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