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61 Aesop; illustrated by Edward J. Detmold THE FABLES OF AESOP
London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1981). B000F75WQA First edition thus: limited reissue of the 1909 H&S edition. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-decorated brown bonded leather, with hubbed spine, maroon satin moire-effect endsheets, bound-in maroon satin ribbon marker; in original tissue dustwrapper. 
Deluxe, limited edition reprint with the wondrous Edward Detmold artwork reproduced in full-color on coated paper and tipped onto tissue-guarded sheets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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62 Ahlberg, Allan & McNaughton, Colin BIG BAD PIG: Big Bad Pig; Spotty Dog; In The Water
New York: Random House, (1985). 0394871944 / 9780394871943 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated boards, issued without dust jacket. Small octavo (5 1/2'' by 6 3/4''). 
Delightfully illustrated with a gleeful sense of humor, these three stories are created for the Red Nose Readers series--intended to challenge beginning readers and make reading fun. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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63 Ahlberg, Allan & McNaughton, Colin HELP!: Help!; Car + Car; Make A Castle
New York: Random House, (1985). 0394871901 / 9780394871905 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated boards, issued without dust jacket. Small octavo (5 1/2'' by 6 3/4''). 
An entry in the Red Nose Readers series--intended to challenge beginning readers and make reading fun. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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64 Aiken, Conrad; illustrated by John Vernon Lord A LITTLE WHO'S ZOO OF MILD ANIMALS
New York: A Jonathan Cape Book/Atheneum, 1977. 0689306075 / 9780689306075 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in pictorial cloth; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Volume of verse for children by the distinguished American poet and novelist is a bestiary of bizarre hybrid animals such as the Alligatorangutan and the Jaguarmadillo--accompanied by Lord's extravagant and witty artwork, in b&w and color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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65 Alda, Jan STASTNOU CESTU: Verse
Praha: Statni nakladatelstvi detske knihy, 1959. First edition, first printing. The title may be roughly translated as ''Happy Journey'' or ''Bon Voyage'' Hardcover. A suggestion of fading at the borders of the covers, else fine, in full light-blue cloth with red lettering to spine and author's monogram to front; in a lightly age-toned dust jacket with some minor nicking and crimping at spine ends. 
Short verse poems for young readers, winningly illustrated in a vivid, rough-hewn style; the subjects of the poems appear to range from simple paeans to nature: birds, chicks, rabbits, dirty hands, to more serious, clearly political themes. In Czech. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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66 Aldridge, Alan; illustrated in collaboration with Harry Willcock PHANTASIA OF DOCKLAND, ROCKLAND AND DODOS
London: Jonathan Cape, (1981). 0224017004 / 9780224017008 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated pictorial glossy boards; without dust jacket, as issued. Quarto. 
A varied selection of illustrations by the UK artist who during the 1960s and 1970s was responsible for a great many album covers, and helped create the graphic style of that era. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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67 Alexander, Sue, author; Winter, Jeanette, illustrator WITCH, GOBLIN, AND SOMETIMES GHOST: Six Read-Alone Stories
(New York): Pantheon Books, (1976). 0394832167 / 9780394832166 First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Shelf-edges bumped with wear, still very good in color illustrated, laminated boards; no dust jacket. 9 X 6.5 inches. 
SIGNED by the author with her cordial note: "Happy reading from Goblin and me!" Enhanced with expressive drawings that endearingly chart the moods, feelings, ponderings, and revelations of the friendly trio in each of their six learning adventures. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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68 Alger, Horatio, Jr. BEN'S NUGGET; Or A Boy's Search for Fortune: A Story of the Pacific Coast
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., [no date]. Early printing. Bound in vivid pictorial cloth with lettering in black, illustrations in red, gilt, white and black; no dust jacket. Hardcover. Front and rear endsheets each show a repaired tear at the inner hinge; mild wear to edges of covers; dot of stain to fore-edge; a flyleaf excised, else about near fine, a sharp, solid copy. This edition bears only the original copyright date of 1882. 
The concluding volume of "The Pacific Series"--immediately preceded by THE YOUNG EXPLORER. This issue features two different color doublespread endsheet illustrations, and two b&w frontispieces: "Turning the Tables" and "The Pacific Series." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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69 Ambler, Eric, et alia THE QUEEN'S BOOK OF THE RED CROSS
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1939. First edition. With an introduction by Elizabeth R, printed as a facsimile letter on Buckingham Palace letterhead. Frontisportrait of the queen. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to fore-edge, offsetting to covers and endsheets, else a near fine copy in blue cloth stamped in red; in age-toned, nicked pictorial dust jacket with some tiny interior chips and short closed edge tears with attendant creasing. 
Prose, verse, artwork (stunningly reproduced) by fifty of England's finest authors and artists; anthology created to benefit the Red Cross. Contributors: Ambler, Masefield, Mason, Dulac, Brangwyn, Wragg, Atwell, Novello, Milne, Heyer, Du Maurier, more! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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70 Andersen, Hans (Christian); illustrated by Kay Nielsen FAIRY TALES
Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., (1932). Reprint. Jacket design by C.A. Federer. Hardcover. Near fine, name to reverse of frontis, mild wear, nicking to spine ends, some fading to upper spine, pages lightly tanned; in an illustrated dust jacket with a 1-inch chip to upper spine, a deeper edge tear at spine fold, general edgewear and nicking. 
Though the extremities of the jacket are nicked, the front panel illustration is whole and bright, and the front cover paste-on artwork is particularly vivid. With 8 full-color plates by the sublime Kay Nielsen, reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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71 Andersen, Hans Christian THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1991). 0886824796 / 9780886824792 First edition, first printing. Translation of Andersen's "Kejserens nye klaeder." Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Etienne Delessert. 
Two rascals sell a vain emperor an invisible suit of clothes. In CE's superb story series, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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72 Andersen, Hans Christian; illustrated by Richard Bennett IT'S PERFECTLY TRUE And Other Stories
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1938). 0152393439 / 9780152393434 Reprint. In green cloth with black lettering and devices; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Tiny patch of nearly invisible dampstain to lower fore-edge, a few tiny, faint dots of stain to upper page-edges, thus nearly fine; in a fair dust jacket, with ragged chip which has removed nearly 1/3 of the front panel, nicking at edges, wear, stain. 
In the translation by Danish actor and author Paul Leyssac. Foreword by Hugh Walpole. Bennett's endsheet doublespread (in red), his interior b&w illustrations --intext and on plates-- are strange, formal, stylized, otherworldly--and wonderfully apt. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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73 Anderson, Helen Foster THE COUSINS or Astrid's Happy Summer
Rock Island, Illinois: Augustana Book Concern, (1946). First edition. Dated and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Hardcover. Small area of mild dampstain to upper rear cover, a hint of soiling, else about near fine, in illustrated cloth covers, color doublespread illustrated endsheets; in an age-darkened, nicked and worn illustrated dust jacket with scarred patch to rear panel. 
Children's chapter-book tale of Astrid, a young Swedish girl who receives a visit from Birget, her lame cousin from Norway; illustrated with color frontispiece, spectacular color endsheets, and 4 black-and-white full-page drawings by Laura Bannon. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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74 Anonymous SOUVENIR OF SCOTLAND: Its Cities, Lakes, and Mountains
London, Edinburgh, and New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1890. Reprint. Hardcover. Mild offsetting to endsheets, and to the reverse of a few of the plates, mild wear to extremities, tiny nick to lower rear cover, else a fresh, sharp near fine copy; in gilt, red, and black ornamented blue cloth covers, all edges gilt; no dust jacket. 
Spectacular collection of postcard-sized views of Scotland from Edinburgh to Glasgow to Loch Lomond to the Highlands to Perth to the Clyde, reproduced two-to-a-page as 120 eye-poppingly gorgeous chromolithographs with tissue guards; plus chromo frontis. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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New York: Hurst & Company Publishers, [undated]. ''A New and Complete Edition.'' Hardcover. Very good: rear hinge has separated and been re-glued, upper corner tips bumped, light wear, insect flecking to covers; in gray cloth with orange, yellow and black lettering and pictorial decoration; no dust jacket. 
19th century issue of an uncredited translation, distinguished, however, by six dandy chromolithographs on inserted plates. 586 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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76 Archer, Jeffrey CAT O' NINE TALES: And Other Stories
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2007). 0312362641 / 9780312362645 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Archer put his time in prison to fine literary use, as shown by the 12 stellar entries in his fifth story collection, nine which are based on tales he heard from fellow inmates while incarcerated. Enhanced with delightful wacky drawings by Ronald Searle. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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77 Ardizzone, Edward SHIP'S COOK GINGER: Another Tim Story
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1978). 0027056805 / 9780027056808 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 
The Kate Greenaway Medal Award-winning author of TIM AND THE BRAVE SEA CAPTAIN provides the perfect nautical setting for his two young heroes in a picture book full of action, humor and the excitement of the sea. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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78 Arnold, Elliott BROKEN ARROW
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1956). B0007DYCBS Fourth printing; so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Minor wear at shelf edges, thus nearly fine, in terra-cotta cloth with front cover pictorial device and spine lettering and device in blue; in a very good plus dust jacket, with light wear, shallow nick to spine head, short creased tear to rear panel. 
A Young Reader's Edition of the Classic Novel of the Southwest. Jacket art (bright and vivid in this example) and interior illustrations by Frank Nicholas. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Filmed with Jeff Chandler in 1950. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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79 Artzibashev, Michael; illustrated by Cameron Wright SANINE: A Russian Love Novel
New York: Three Sirens Press, (1932). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-stamped red cloth; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket; jacket art by Politzer. A superb copy! 
Deluxe, illustrated edition of the Russian novel first published in English in 1914. Translated into English by Percy Pinkerton. The line engravings, reproduced as full-page illustrations, chapter heads, endpieces, and intext art, are by Cameron Wright. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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80 Asimov, Isaac; by Steven Grant, John Gregory Betancourt, Karen Haber ISAAC ASIMOV'S HISTORY OF I-BOTICS: An Illustrated Novel
(New York, N.Y.): HarperPrism/A Division of HarperCollins Publishers, (1997). 0061055395 / 9780061055393 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Illustrated by Pablo Marcos, Mark Jackson, Rags Morales. Tall, square octavo, printed throughout on coated stock. 
Germany 1945. US agents destroy a secret Nazi laborabacksy, freeing a functioning cyborg, half-man, half-robot. 50 years later, Zachary Robillard stumbles on info proving his grandfather was a US agent during WWII responsible for robotics research. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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