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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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2 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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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 Quin-Harkin, Janet; pictures by Anita Lobel PETER PENNY'S DANCE
New York: The Dial Press, (1976). 0803771835 / 9780803771833 First edition, first printing. Oblong quarto. Hardcover. Mild wear to the shelf edges, thus near fine, in pictorial boards; in a near fine dust jacket showing some mild wear and tiny nicks to ends of spine panel. 
Picture book tale, based upon an old English ballad, of a sailor who danced in the galley when he should have been cooking, who danced in the crow's nest when he should have been looking. And when he was fired, he decided to dance around the world. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 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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8 Dalgliesh, Alice; pictures by Anita Lobel THE LITTLE WOODEN FARMER
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, (1988). 0027255905 / 9780027255904 First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in black-lettered off-white cloth shelfback over pale rose boards; in a price-clipped, age-toned, about near fine dust jacket. Oblong octavo picturebook. 
A riverboat captain helps the little wooden farmer and his wife fill their barnyard with animals. New edition of Dalgliesh's 1930 classic, with "faultless, folkstyle illustrations by the gifted Anita Lobel."--NY Times Book Review. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 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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