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1 Kind und Kunst. Kinderwelt - Märchen, Gedichte, Reigen, Lieder, Beiträge, Handarbeiten, Spiele und Spielsachen, Theaterstücke, Kunst und Musikbeilagen. [Vol. II 6 issues, 1905]
Darmstadt Wittich'sche Hofbuchdruckerei 1905 Hard Cover Good 
Volume II, #1-6, 214 pages, plates, well illustrated, pictorial boards, pictorial covers faded and dust-soiled, text brittle, some pages neatly separated along edge, 9 by 12 inches. German childrens magazine, 6 issues in publishers binding. Stories, poetry, music, toys, dolls and dollhouses, etc.ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Mother Hubbard's Melodies: A Book For Nurseries
Chicago M. A. Donohue ca 1900 Hardcover Fair 
160 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial boards, shaken, shelf wear. Cover illustration of dog sitting in chair in front of dining table with Mother Hubbard coming through door. FR12-1 B001KVM2JK; 160 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 The School Friend Annual 1951.
London Fleetway House 1951 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
95 pages, illustrations, pictorial boards, 8-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches, very good. Cover picture shows a school diving competition with a teenage girl in a red bathing suit ready to dive. Ads include Cadburys Bournville Cocoa. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 A.M.W. [ANNA MARIA WELLS] Patty Williams's voyage : a story almost wholly true / by A. M. W.
Boston Walker, Fuller and Company 1866 Hard Cover Very Good 
104 pages, boards, very good. Anna Maria [Foster] Wells (?1797-1868) born in Gloucester, MA; lived in Amherst, NH, also authored The floweret. A gift of love (1842) Poems and juvenile sketches (1830). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Abbott, Jacob History of Romulus
New York Harper & Brothers 1852 First Edition Very Good 
310, 10 advertising pages, illustrations, illustrated half title in color, decorated red cloth, spine sun-faded otherwise very good. From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, -all of which had enormous circulations. "; 310 pages 
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6 Abbott, Jacob Jonas on a Farm in Summer. By the Author of the Rollo Books.
Boston William D. Ticknor 1845 Hardcover Good+ 
178, 12 advertising pages, illustrations, decorated boards, foxing to some pages, spine frayed, 4 by 6-1/2 inches. The trees pictured in the frontispiece have been colored green by the original owner. From the preface: "This little work, with its companion, Jonas on a Farm in Winter, is intended as the continuation of a series, the first two volumes of which, Jonas's Stories and Jonas a Judge, have already been published. They are all designed, not merely to interest and amuse the juvenile reader, but to give him instruction, by exemplifying the principles of honest integrity, and plain practical good sense, in their application to the ordinary circumstances of childhood. " From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, - all of which had enormous circulations. " ; 178 pages 
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7 Abbott, Jacob Jonas on a Farm in Winter By the Author of the Rollo Books.
Boston W. D. Ticknor 1842 Hardcover Very Good 
180 pages, illustrations, boards, cloth backstrip with gilt lettering, very good. 4 by 6-1/2 inches. From the preface: "This little work, with its companion, Jonas on a Farm in Summer, is intended as the continuation of a series, the first two volumes of which, Jonas's Stories and Jonas a Judge, have already been published. They are all designed, not merely to interest and amuse the juvenile reader, but to give him instruction, by exemplifying the principles of honest integrity, and plain practical good sense, in their application to the ordinary circumstances of childhood. " From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, - all of which had enormous circulations. " ; 180 pages 
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8 Abbott, Jacob Marco Paul's Adventures in Pursuit of Knowledge. City of Boston.
New York Wm. J. Reynolds & Co. 1848 Hardcover Very Good 
144 pages, illustrations, light blue boards, white label on black spine, foxing on endpapers, very good. 4 by 6 inches. From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, -all of which had enormous circulations. "; 144 pages 
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9 Abbott, Jacob Marco Paul's Adventures in Pursuit of Knowledge. Springfield Armory.
New York Wm. J. Reynolds & Co. 1848 Hardcover Very Good 
133 pages, illustrations, light blue boards, white label on black spine, corners bumped otherwise very good. 4 by 6 inches. From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, -all of which had enormous circulations. "; 133 pages 
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10 Abbott, Jacob Marco Paul's Voyages & Travels in Maine. [Adventures in Pursuit of Knowledge]
New York Harper & Brothers 1852 Hardcover Very Good- 
191 pages, illustrations, spine faded, former owner's signature on front blank endpaper otherwise very good in red cloth. Engravings include The Bull, The Bear, The Log House, The Lost Boat. Title on spine: Forests of Maine. From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, -all of which had enormous circulations. "; 191 pages 
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11 Abbott, Jacob Mary Erskine; a Franconia Story
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 Hardcover Very Good- 
202 pages, illustrations, pictorial green cloth, shelf wear to covers otherwise very good. Picture nice and bright on front cover of lady sitting in a tree reading a book. Frontispiece of "Mary Erskine's Farm. " From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, -all of which had enormous circulations. "; 202 pages 
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12 Abbott, Jacob Rollo in Paris
New York Mershon Company 1858 Hardcover Very Good 
226 pages, illustrations, black decorated cloth, very good. Faded contemporary gift inscription on front blank endpaper "Fred from Grandma Xmas 1897". .4 by 6 inches. From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, - all of which had enormous circulations. " ; 226 pages 
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13 Abbott, Jacob The Florence Stories [6 Volumes, Complete] Florence and John. Grimkie. Excursion to the Orkney Islands. the English Channel. Visit to the Isle of Wight. Florence's Return.
New York Sheldon & Company 1866 Hardcover Very Good 
Six volumes, brown cloth with extensive gilt decorations on spine. Slight edgewear to tops of spines otherwise very good, clean and tight set in matching binding. From the Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition: "Jacob Abbott's "Rollo Books" - Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, &c. (28 vols. ) - are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, Sandford and Merton, and the Parent's Assistant. Of his other writings (he produced more than two hundred volumes in all) , the best are the Franconia Stories (10 vols. ) , twenty-two volumes of biographical histories in a series of thirty-two volumes (with his brother John S. C. Abbott) , and the Young Christian, -all of which had enormous circulations. " 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Baum, L. Frank The Wizard of Oz. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1982 0030616611 / 9780030616617 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
219 pages, color illustrations, cloth, dust jacket, very good. Dust jacket in protective Mylar covering. From the DJ: "Now, eight decades later, Michael Hague's extraordinary illustrations show us the enchanted land of Oz as it has never been seen before." From WIkipedia: "Michael Hague (born September 8, 1948) is an American illustrator, primarily of children's fantasy books. Among the books he has illustrated classics such as The Wind in the Willows, The Wizard of Oz, The Hobbit and the stories of Hans Christian Andersen. He is renowned for the intricate and realistic detail he brings to his work, and the rich colors he chooses. Hague trained at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. He lists his influences as the comics series Prince Valiant and the works of Disney, Japanese printmakers Hiroshige and Hokusai, and turn of the 20th century illustrators Arthur Rackham, W. Heath Robinson, N. C. Wyeth and Howard Pyle. " 
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15 Baum, L. Frank The Wonderful Land of Oz: the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz
New York Book-Of-The-Month Club 1998 0883656760 / 9780883656761 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
With the original illustrations by W. W. Denslow and John R. Neill. Former owner's embossed imprint on front blank endpaper otherwise fine. Dust jacket in protective Mylar covering. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches 
Price: 16.00 USD
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16 Baum, L. Frank The Wonderful World of Oz: Containing Facsimile Editions of the Classic Tale of Magic and Adventutre the Wizard of Oz and its Sequel the Land of Oz
Galahad Books 1982 0883656760 / 9780883656761 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
With the original illustrations by W. W. Denslow and John R. Neill. Former owner's embossed imprint on half title otherwise fine. Dust jacket in protective Mylar covering. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches 
Price: 16.00 USD
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17 BLANCK, JOSEPH compiler Harry Castlemon. Boys' Own Author. Appreciation and bibliography.
New York R. R. Bowker Co. , 1941 Hard Cover 
142 pages, frontispiece (portrait), cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Limited edition of 750 copies printed. Charles Austin Fosdick, under the pseudonym of Harry Castlemon, wrote numerous books which were immensely popular among American boys. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 BOLTON, HENRY CARRINGTON The counting-out rhymes of children their antiquity origin and wide distribution a study in folk-lore.
London Elliot Stock 1888 Hard Cover Good 
[10],123 pages, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings, 7-1/2 by 10 inches, some pages separated along inner hinge due to stiffness of paper otherwise very good. 'The idea that European and American children engaged in "counting out" for games are repeating in innocent ignorance the practices and languages of a sorcerer of a dark age is perhaps startling, but can be shown to have a high degree of probability. . . . Many circumstances make this view plausible, and clothe the doggerels with a new and fascinating interest." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 BYRNES, THOMAS Cat's Cradle: A Picture Book for Little Folk
London Blackie & Son (Circa 1908) First Edition Hard Cover Good 
24 leaves (48 pages), well illustrations in color (some full-page), pictorial covers, paper over boards. Lacks most of backstrip. The paper has separated from the boards, is chipped and has a few pieces missing. The cover illustration is intact except for a very small piece from the cat's tail. Text and plates are very good. Great examples of Wain's wonderful cat illustrations. From the psychology department of the website of Cornell University: "Louis Wain was born in London's Clerkenwell district in 1860 and eventually became an artist, selling his sketches of dog shows to the Illustrated Sporting News. He married his youngest sister's governess, Emily Richardson, which was considered quite scandalous at the time. His wife contracted breast cancer and died three years later. To entertain her on her sickbed, Wain started drawing their cat, Peter. Emily encouraged him to send these drawings to newspapers and magazines, and soon the Louis Wain cat was a household name, not only in Britain but also in America, where his comics and drawings of cats appeared in several newspapers. Louis Wain was elected as President of the National Cat Club and wrote the book 'In Animal Land with Louis Wain' in 1904. Wain continued drawing cats for newspapers and children's books until he fell victim to schizophrenia in 1917 at the age of 57. Coupled with WWI and the public dwindling interest in cats, Wain soon fell into poverty and in 1924 was certified "insane" and committed to the pauper's wing of a mental hospital in Tooting, England. Years later a foundation was set up for him by his peers (including the famous H.G. Wells) which enabled Wain to spend the last years of his life in comfort in private asylums in Southwark and Napsbury, where he continued to paint and draw his cats. Wain allows us a unique insight into the delusions and course of illness in a late onset schizophrenic." 
Price: 450.00 USD
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20 Denslow, W. W. & Menten, Ted Wizard of Oz Postcards in Full Color. 24 Ready-To-Mail Cards. Color Adaptations by Ted Menten.
Dover Publications 1986 0486250334 / 9780486250335 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
6 pages of color postcards, pictorial wrappers very good. From the back cover: "Now Ted Menten has skillfully adapted 24 of the classic Denslow illustrations specially for this postcard collection... Notes in the back of the book contain the captions used in the 1900 edition as well as brief descriptions of each scene." ; Card Books; 12 X 9.03 X 0.14 inches; 6 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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