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1 Geringer, Laura; pictures by Arnold Lobel A THREE HAT DAY
[New York/Evanston]: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1985). 0060219882 / 9780060219888 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny, tiny dot of faint stain to front cover, else fine, in blue cloth shelfback over celadon green boards; in a mildly age-toned, price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 
R.R. Pottle the Third has a truly wonderful, extra-extraordinary collection of hats. But happiness eludes him. He is lonely and dreams of meeting a perfect wife--who will, of course, be wearing a perfect hat. 
Price: 25.00 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, Arnold). Shannon, George ARNOLD LOBEL
Boston, Massachusetts: Twayne Publishers, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Very fine in dust jacket. Jacket photo and frontispiece photo of Lobel. 
Definitive study of the Caldecott-winning author/illustrator, creator of the FROG AND TOAD series. Bibliography, notes, index. Twayne US Authors Series #552. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Rose, Anne; pictures by Arnold Lobel AS RIGHT AS RIGHT CAN BE
New York: The Dial Press, (1976). 0803702957 / 9780803702950 First edition, first printing. Oblong octavo. Hardcover. Mild wear and bruising to upper and lower edges, else fine, bright and sharp and clean; in a price-clipped pictorial dust jacket that is near fine, showing a shadow from the removal of a spine label, mild soiling and light wear. 
Amusing picture-book tale of Ron Ronson, who is walking down Main Street when one of his shoelaces breaks. He decides to buy a new pair, and that sets off a comic chain reaction. Lobel's art, as usual, is simply exquisite. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 Prelutsky, Jack, selected and introduced by; Lobel, Arnold, illustrated by THE RANDOM HOUSE BOOK OF POETRY FOR CHILDREN
New York: Random House, (1983). 0394850106 / 9780394850108 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A hint of age-toning to covers and pages, else fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial boards with doublespread illustrated endsheets; in a fine, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Small quarto. 
A Treasury of 572 Poems for Today's Child. Opening Poems for Each Section Especially Written for This Anthology by Jack Prelutsky. Inscribed and SIGNED by poet and editor Prelutsky. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 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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13 Lobel, Arnold THE TURNAROUND WIND
(No Place): Harper & Row, Publishers, (1988). 0060239875 / 9780060239879 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cream linen over sky-blue boards with metallic-blue titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket with a ominous wind illustration that is exclusive to the dust jacket. 
The Caldecott and Newbery Award-winning author and illustrator takes an ordinary day, and with the wind, turns it into dramatic chaos. The fantastically conceived illustrations show two scenes--one appearing only when the book is held upside down. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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