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1 Buff, Mary and Conrad HAN-NEE OF THE CLIFF DWELLERS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1956. B000IZAKPW First edition, first printing. Lawrence Clark Powell's copy, bearing his bookplate and SIGNED by him. Hardcover. Fine, in tan cloth with fuchsia lettering and pictorial device; in a very lightly worn, mildly age-toned, near fine, illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Story of one Indian boy and his family, forced by superstition and fear to creep secretly away from their beloved home to begin a new life in the distant land of the Great River. Strikingly illustrated with b&w drawings and full-color doublespreads. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Buff, Mary and Conrad HURRY, SKURRY, & FLURRY
New York: The Viking Press, 1954. B0006ATPPA First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Front and rear free endpapers somewhat age-toned, front and rear covers slightly and spottily age-toned, still very good in grey linen with front cover illustration depicting the three eponymous squirrels eating acorns; lacking a dust jacket. 
Dated 1955, and warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the authors/illustrators to the front endpaper. An enchantingly illustrated narrative poem describing four seasons and evoking wonder and respect for nature and the life of animals in the forest. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Buff, Mary and Conrad MAGIC MAIZE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1953. 0395066662 / 9780395066669 First edition, first printing. Inscribed, dated in the year of publication and SIGNED by the author and the artist. Hardcover. Very mild crimp to spine crown, age-toning to pages, else fine, in lime-green cloth with orange lettering and pictorial vignette; in an age-darkened, very lightly worn, very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
Newberry Honor book about Fabian, an Indian boy of Guatemala, brought up in the old Mayan beliefs. Conrad's artwork, in b&w drawings, full-color endsheets, full-color pages and doublespreads, is stunning. The jacket portrait of Fabian is magnificent. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Buff, Mary and Conrad THE APPLE AND THE ARROW
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, 1951. First edition, first printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. Mild discoloration to blue cloth covers; faint vertical crease to front free endsheet where it has adhered to title-page (production flaw), else fine; lacking dust jacket. Illustrated in black-and-white and in color. 
The legend of Swiss hero William Tell, told from the perspective of twelve-year-old Walter, who has the famous apple shot off his head. Mary's text brilliantly complemented by her Swiss-born husband's bold, dreamy, moving artwork. Newbery Honor. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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