The Phantom Tollbooth: 1st Ed. Signed by Author and Illustrator

Phantom Tollbooth.Author Name: JUSTER, Norton.

Title: Phantom Tollbooth.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Epstein & Carroll, 1961
Illustrator: Illustrated by Jules Feiffer

First edition (no later printing indicated on copyright page). SIGNED on the title page by the author and illustrator. Octavo, bound in blue cloth with white lettering and illustration, map endpapers. Very good in a good (large chip – about one square inch – at the crown of the spine and several smaller chips at the corners and along the top edge of the front panel, two long closed edge tears on rear panel, age toning) dust jacket. The first issue dust jacket has the original $3.95 price on the front flap and the author’s photograph on the rear panel. ; 256 pages

Price = 4000.00 USD

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“And the Waters Prevail” by D. Moreau Barringer (Inscribed. 1956)

And the Waters Prevailed.Author Name: BARRINGER, D. Moreau.

Title: And the Waters Prevailed.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Dutton, 1956
Illustrator: Illustrated by P. A. Hutchison

First edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Near fine in a near fine (two inch closed edge tear in a lower corner of the front panel) dust jacket.

Price = 100.00 USD

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“First Picture Book: Everyday Things for Babies” Featuring the Photography of Edward Steichen

First picture Book:  Everyday Things for Babies.Author Name: MARTIN, Mary Steichen (prepared by).

Title: First picture Book: Everyday Things for Babies.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Publisher: NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1930

Black and white photographs by Edward Steichen throughout. First edition. Moderate to heavy foxing to light blue cloth covered boards, else good. No dust jacket.

Price = 200.00 USD

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“Happy Birthday to You!” by Dr. Seuss – 1st Edition

Happy Birthday to You!Author Name: SEUSS, Dr. (Theodor Geisel).

Title: Happy Birthday to You!

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Random House, 1959

Illustrated by the author (his first book to be illustrated entirely in color). First edition: dust jacket has “295/295 in upper corner of front flap, title listings on rear flap end with YERTLE THE TURTLE and THE CAT IN THE HAT COMES BACK. Very good in a very good (minor shelf wear with a few short closed edge tears, fading along the spine) dust jacket.

Price = 150.00 USD

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Blondie and Dagwood’s Marvelous Invention (1947)

Blondie and Dagwood's Marvelous Invention.Author Name: YOUNG, Chic.

Title: Blondie and Dagwood’s Marvelous Invention.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: Racine: Whitman Publishing Company 1947

Illustrated. No statement of printing. Book-plate on front paste-down, brief gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper, pages are age drakened, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear, a few small chips) dust jacket.

Price = 25.00 USD

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“Wynken, Blynken and Nod / The Sugar Plum Tree” by Eugene Field (1963

Wynken, Blynken and Nod / The Sugar Plum Tree.Author Name: FIELD, Eugene.

Title: Wynken, Blynken and Nod / The Sugar Plum Tree.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, 1963

Illustrator: Illustrated by Helen Page

A Read-Aloud Book. A later printing. Very slight warping, else near fine in glossy illustrated boards. No dust jacket. A bright, clean, and attractive copy.

Price = 100.00 USD

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Featured Children’s Native American Literature (Signed)

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Little Turtle:  Miami Chief.Author Name: CARPER, Jean and DICKERSON, Grace L.

Title: Little Turtle: Miami Chief.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Publisher: Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1959

Illustrator: Illustrated by Grace Leslie Dickerson

First edition. SIGNED by Grace Leslie Dickerson. Very good in a very good (light edge wear) dust jacket. ; 175 pages

Price = 100.00 USD

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View Image 1 CARPER, Jean and DICKERSON, Grace L. Little Turtle: Miami Chief.
Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1959 B000WMQDDO Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Grace Leslie Dickerson
First edition. SIGNED by Grace Leslie Dickerson. Very good in a very good (light edge wear) dust jacket. ; 175 pages
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 FRITZ, Jean. Double Life of Pocahontas.
NY Putnam 1983 0399210164 / 9780399210167 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Illustrated by Ed Young. Second impression. INSCRIBED by the author. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 HIGHWATER, Jamake. Moonsong Lullaby.
NY Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1981 068800427X / 9780688004279 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Photographs by Marcia Keegan. First printing. INSCRIBED by the author. Near fine in a near fine (trace edge wear at the spine ends and corners) dust jacket.
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 HOUSTON, James. Eagle Mask: A West Coast Indian Tale.
NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Illustrated by the author. First edition. SIGNED by the author. Very good in a very good (foxing to fore edges, lower corner of front flap is clipped) dust jacket.
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 LEMIEUX, Margo. Full Worm Moon.
NY: Tambourine Books, 1994 0688121063 / 9780688121068 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker
First printing (library binding – NOT ex-library). INSCRIBED by the illustrator in the year of publication. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 WOOD, Nancy. Spirit Walker.
NY Doubleday 1993 0385309279 / 9780385309271 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Illustrated by Frank Howell. Ninth printing. SIGNED by the author. About fine in like dust jacket.
Price: 65.00 USD
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Three Discontented Clowns by Gareth Adamson (1st ed., 1966)

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Three Discontented Clowns.Author Name: ADAMSON, Gareth.

Title: Three Discontented Clowns.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1966
ISBN Number: B002HLV8CO

Illustrated by the author. First American edition. Very good in a very good (two short closed edge tears, trace dust soiling) dust jacket.

Price = 45.00 USD

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1st Edition “Door in the Wall” by Marguerite De Angeli (Newbery Medal winner for 1950)

Door in the Wall.Author Name: DE ANGELI, Marguerite.

Title: Door in the Wall.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: Garden City: Doubleday, 1949

Newbery Medal winner for 1950. Illustrations by the author. First edition. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear and dust soiling), price clipped dust jacket. ; 112 pages

Price = 175.00 USD

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Featured Newbery Medal Award Winning Titles of American Literature for Children

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

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View Image 1 BLOS, Joan W. Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-32.
NY: Scribner’s, 1979 0684163403 / 9780684163406 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
A novel. Winner of the 1980 Newbery Medal and the National Book Award (then called the American Book Award) for Children’s Books. First printing. Near fine in a near fine (light edge wear) dust jacket.; 145 pages
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 CLARK, Ann Nolan. Secret of the Andes.
NY Viking 1952 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
The Newbery Medal winner for 1953. With drawings by Jean Charlot. First edition. Red top edge is somewhat faded, trace foxing on fore edge, else very good in a very good (trace edge wear at the spine ends and corners, light scratch near the top of the spine edge, flap edges age toned), price clipped dust jacket. Overall, a fairly well preserved and attractive copy of this scarce title.
Price: 175.00 USD
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View Image 3 DE ANGELI, Marguerite. Door in the Wall.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Newbery Medal winner for 1950. Illustrations by the author. First edition. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear and dust soiling), price clipped dust jacket. ; 112 pages
Price: 175.00 USD
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4 DE ANGELI, Marguerite. Door in the Wall.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Newbery Medal winner for 1950. Illustrations by the author. First edition. Slight spine slant, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear and age toning, two tiny chips at the crown of the spine) dust jacket.
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 DICAMILLO, Kate. Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.
Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2003 0763617229 / 9780763617226 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
The 2004 Newbery Medal winner. Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. First printing. Fine in a near fine (light vertical crease to rear flap) dust jacket.
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 DICAMILLO, Kate. Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.
NY: Scholastic, 2003 0439692202 / 9780439692205 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
The 2004 Newbery Medal winner. Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. First Scholastic printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket (Newbery emblem on front panel).
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 HUNT, Irene. Trail of Apple Blossoms.
Chicago Follett 1968 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
The author won the Newbery Medal in 1967 for UP A ROAD SLOWLY. Illustrated by Don Bolognese. First printing. About fine in a near fine dust jacket that is a bit age darkened about the spine and edges.
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 KELLY, Eric P. Trumpeter of Krakow: A Tale of the Fifteenth Century.
NY: Macmillan, 1929 Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Angela Pruszynska
The 1929 Newbery Medal winner. First edition. Small ink stain on top edge, moderate shelf wear and aging, else very good in blue cloth. No dust jacket.
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 KINGMAN, Lee (editor). Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books, 1966-1975.
Boston: Horn Book, 1975 087675003X / 9780876750032 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
With acceptance papers, biographies and related material chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine. First edition. Light foxing on fore edge, else very good in a very good (two inch closed edge tear – tape repaired on verso – in upper corner of front panel) dust jacket.
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 SPINELLI, Jerry. Maniac Magee.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1990 0316807222 / 9780316807227 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
The 1991 Newbery Medal winner. First printing. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Near fine in a very good (minor edge wear) dust jacket. ; 184 pages
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 SPINELLI, Jerry. Maniac Magee.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1990 0316807222 / 9780316807227 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
The 1991 Newbery Medal winner. First printing. Very good in a very good (light rubbing and edge wear, foxing on verso) dust jacket. ; 184 pages
Price: 100.00 USD
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