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3412 Parker, Richard. The Old Powder Line. Nelson, 1971, 1st printing, Book Club. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

16916 Parker, Richard/Prudence Seward, illustrator. Voyage to Tasmania (New Home South). Chicago: Bobbs Merrill, Junior Literary Guild, 1961, red and black illustration of boy on ferry,; 127 pp. Juvenile hardback. Sensitively written, in which a newly orphaned boy begins a voyage to his aunt's in Tasmania with dread, and, largely due to a shipboard friendship with Anti, a Finnish child, begins to look forward to his new life. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, heavy marks; very worn to extrems. $3.00

9787 Parton, Ethel. Vinny Applegay. Viking, 1938/1937, 2nd; plain red reinforced library binding; 293 pp. Juvenile hardback. "Her First Year in New York. A story of the 1870's" One of a series of books by Parton about American girls in the 1800's. With nice pen and ink sketches uncredited, by author? CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks, back few pages have crushed corners, (note binding) with black marker marks on spine $3.00

14555 Pasley, Virginia/Barbara Corrigan, illustrator. The Holiday Candy Book. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, Atlantic Monthly Press, (1952), 7th printing, Book Club? ; tan boards with green and red stamped candy, coloured jacket with candy on front and photo of author working with children on back; small 8vo; 123 pp incld index. Juvenile hardback. Candy making for adults and children, with helpful tips. CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket, creased jacket has 2 six inch closed tears, other light edgewear; unclipped np. $3.00

SOLD 11115 Paterson, Katherine. Jacob Have I Loved. Crowell, (1980), 3rd; 216 pp. Juvenile hardback. Louise, the elder twin, knew that she was despised, unlike Caroline, her selfish younger sister. While everyone pampered Caroline, Louise began to learn the secrets of their neighborhood on Chesapeake Bay Island. CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; spine ends bumped and worn, in dw with worn and creased edges and two one inch tears, medal scuffed. $2.00

13515 Paterson, Katherine. Jacob Have I Loved. HarperCollins, (198
0); 216 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; clipped, spine ends bumped,, in edgeworn dw with scuffed spine, 2" tear, (no medal). $2.00

6719 Paulsen, Gary. The Island. Orchard, (1988), 3rd; 202 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket;ex-lib, some marks. $2.00

16919 Pearce, A. Philippa/Edward Ardizzone, illustrator. The Minnow Leads to Treasure (UK: Minnow on the Say). Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1958/1955, 1st printing US; patterned, plain, library rebinding, attractive blue and black design; 253 pp. Juvenile hardback. David finds a canoe belonging to Adam who lives upstream and together they explore the river and search for Adam's family treasure. Beautifully written. Author's first book, which inspired her nomination for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $3.00

2621 Pearce, Philippa/Charlotte Voake, illustrator. The Way To Sattin Shore. Greenwillow, 1983, 1st printing, 182 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

6808 Pearce, Philippa. The Way To Sattin Shore. Greenwillow, 1983, 1st printing, 182 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks, pages Very Good, small red "withdrawn" top&bottom edges. $3.00

7823 Pearce, Philippa. The Way To Sattin Shore. Greenwillow, 1983, 1st printing, 182 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks, coloured free endpaper missing. $2.00

15450 Pearce, Philippa/Charlotte Voake, illustrator. The Way To Sattin Shore. New York: Greenwillow, 1983, 1st printing US; 182 pp. Juvenile hardback. An English girl solves the mystery which surrounds the death of her father, and thus she changes her own life. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks; unclipped 10.50. $3.00

19147 Peattie, Donald Culross.  Trees of North America (Trees You Want to Know) Racine, WI: Whitman (1934); shiny blue boards, all illustrations in colour; oblong 5.4x3.6; 95 pp. Picture book hardback small. Illustrations of the eastern trees from the classic "Slyva of North America" by Francois Andre Michaux; illustrations of western trees by Ethel Bonney Taylor."  CONDITION: Good; boards bright, corner and spine bottom tips worn, top of spine missing 1/4 inch. $2.00

16022 Perovskaya, O/V. Vatagin and I Godin, illustrator. Kids and Cubs. Moscow: Raduga Publishers, 1987/1966, 4th; grey cloth boards with gilt donkey, in white jacket with wrap around picture of tiger and children; wide 8vo; 189 pp. Juvenile hardback. A loving story of a family and its many wild and domestic pets, wolves, a tiger, an old horse, inspired by the author's memories of growing up in a town in Central Asia early in the century. CONDITION: Good Minus in Good jacket; small crayon margin scribbles on about 10 pages, otherwise clean and tight, in a clean, somewhat rumpled, lightly edgeworn jacket. $3.00

10149 Peters, Andrew/Zdenka Kabátová-Táborská, illustrator. Salt is Sweeter Than Gold. Boston: Barefoot Books, 1994, 1st printing. 8.75x11.75 Picture book hardback shelf Splendid illustrations by a famous Czech illustrator. In this version, the youngest daughter flees to the forest, where the wise woman Babichka teaches her to take care of things herself. Thus when the kingdom is washed away, the princess is ready. CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Fine jacket; red REMAINDER mark top edge, ow as new. $3.00

10150 Peters, Andrew/Zdenka Kabátová-Táborská, illustrator. Salt is Sweeter Than Gold. Boston: Barefoot Books, 1994, 1st printing. 8.75x11.75 Picture book hardback shelf.. CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Fine jacket; red REMAINDER mark top edge ow as new. $3.00

10171 Peters, Andrew/Zdenka Kabátová-Táborská, illustrator. Salt is Sweeter Than Gold. Boston: Barefoot Books, 1994, 1st printing. 8.75x11.75 Picture book. CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Fine jacket; red REMAINDER mark top edge ow as new; unclipped 16.00. $3.00

18456 Petersham, Maud&Miska/M&MP, illustrator. The Peppernuts. New York: Macmillan, 1958, stated 1st printing; many two colour drawings in text. Juvenile hardback. The Peppernut family, Father, an author, Mother, Flitter, Captain, and the twin girls Tua A and B moved into a beautiful little valley, which had everything each of them could want. It was a sad day when they found that they would have to move again. CONDITION: Good Plus without jacket; ex-lib some marks; spine faded with frayed edges, light reading wrinkles and soil throughout. $3.00

9210 Peyton, K. M/KMP, illustrator. A Pattern of Roses NY: Crowell, 1973/1972, 2nd US. Blue cloth, 186 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib usual marks, pages clean. $3.00

15454 Peyton, K. M/KMP, illustrator. A Pattern of Roses New York: Crowell, 1973/1972, stated 1st printing US; blue cloth boards, in jacket with Tim and neighbor walking; 8vo; 186 pp. Juvenile hardback. Tim Ingram finds himself strangely in touch with a farmer's boy, a wonderful artist, who has died in 1910. CONDITION: Good in Good laminated jacket; ex-lib, some marks, sl lean; unclipped 4.50. $3.00

12679 Peyton, K. M. North to Adventure. Platt, (1965). Juvenile hardback. The Peytons' first book, three stories from Adventure magazine. CONDITION: Good in Good jacket; ex-lib, usual marks, long crossout on top edge. $3.00

9219 Peyton, K. M/Victor Ambrus, illustrator. Sea Fever.  Cleveland: World, 1963/1962, stated 1st printing US; green cloth,  in jacket with painting of ship at sea; 8vo; 158 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, usual marks, many tape stains, in bright jacket, unclipped 3.50. $2.00

9216 Peyton, K. M/Victor Ambrus, illustrator. The Plan for Birdsmarsh. World, 1966, 1st printing US. Pictorial cloth, 239 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $3.00

11048 Peyton, K. M/Victor Ambrus, illustrator. The Plan for Birdsmarsh. Cleveland: World, 1966, 1st printing US.  239 pp. Juvenile hardback. Plans for an expensive marina threaten the beautiful coastal village in which Paul has grown up, and soon the situation becomes dangerous. CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; ex-lib, solid, unwrinkled, some marks; front flap partially clipped; bright jacket. $3.00

5802 Peyton, K. M/Victor Ambrus, illustrator. Thunder in the Sky. World, 1967, 1st printing US; 158 pp. Juvenile hardback. Sam signs on a coastal barge during WWI and learns his skipper is a German sympathizer. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

8360 Phipson, Joan/Janet Duchesne, illustrator. Cross Currents. Harcourt Brace&World, 1967/1966, 1st printing US; 190 pp. Juvenile hardback. Two boys borrow the family sloop in a harebrained scheme to earn money, set off the coast of Australia. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, pull tear from pocket. $3.00

18460 Phipson, Joan/Janet Duchesne, illustrator. Cross Currents. Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967/1966, 1st printing US; 190 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; all pages clean and flat, in nice jacket; unclipped 3.50. $3.00

3469 Phipson, Joan/Margaret Horder, illustrator. Good Luck to the Rider. Harcourt, 1968, 1st printing Am. Green cloth with horse. Juvenile hardback. A 12-year old's adventures in Australian horse country. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks, corner bumped. $2.00

8028 Phipson, Joan. Hit and Run. Atlantic, 1985, prob. 2nd. 123 pp. Juvenile hardback. A youth in a borrowed car strikes a baby carriage and flees into the wild Australian countryside. CONDITION: Very Good Minus in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

3597 Phipson, Joan/Erik Blegvad, illustrator. Polly's Tiger. Dutton, 1974, stated 1st printing (2). Picture Book Hardback. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib few marks. $2.00

6763 Phipson, Joan/Margaret Horder, illustrator. The Boundary Riders. Harcourt, Young America Book Club, (1962); 189 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good Plus without jacket; edges slightly bumped and worn. $1.00

3967 Phipson, Joan. The Cats. Atheneum, 1976, 1st printing Am. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good Minus without jacket; some white spots front board, cracked, gift inscription. $1.00

2638 Phipson, Joan/Margaret Horder, illustrator. Threat to the Barkers. HarcourtBW, 1965, 3rd pr., 219 pp. Pictorial library binding. Juvenile hardback. Edward, one of the middle-child Barkers, takes on himself the responsibility of dealing with a group of sheep smugglers on his family's station in the outback of Australia. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $3.00

2897 Phipson, Joan/Margaret Horder, illustrator. Threat to the Barkers. HarcourtBW, 1965, 1st printing, 219 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $3.00

2419 Picard, Barbara. The Goldfinch Garden. Criterion, 1965, 1st printing Am. [1963]; 122 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $3.00

3874 Picard, Barbara/Anne Linton, illustrator. The Goldfinch Garden. Criterion, 1965, 1st printing Am. [1963]; 122 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib usual marks; corners bumped, tape stains eps. $3.00

16924 Pinkwater, Daniel M/DP, illustrator. Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario. New York: Houghton Mifflin, Clarion, (1979); reinforced pictorial library binding, 156 pp. Juvenile hardback. Eugene Winkleman, who is visiting his Uncle Mel in Rochester, New York, decides to help Professor Ambrose McFwain with his search for the mysterious monster. CONDITION: Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks; soiled white boards with cup ring; interior clean. $3.00

12116 Poochoo (Israel Weisler)/Hank Blaustein, illustrator. Methuselah's Gang. Dodd, Mead, 1980/1978, 1st printing; 192 pp. Juvenile hardback. Translated from the Hebrew by Nelly Segal. A humourous mystery in which a gang of children help an old man with an extremely long and useful beard look for his son. CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; in clipped dw with one inch curved tear, other edgewear. $3.00

3598 Potter, F. F. & J. B. An Anthology of English Verse: Secondary. Series, Book 1. London: Pitman, 1949/1929, Juvenile hardback.A slim book in once attractive binding with a wide selection from traditional sources and well known poets. CONDITION: Fair without jacket; pages clean but front opening cracked; rear hinge held by threads, spread with ink. $3.00

3968 Potter, Marian. Blatherskite. Morrow, 1980, 1st printing; pictorial library binding. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $1.00

SOLD 3609 Prelutsky, Jack/Wilfried Blecher, illustrator. No End of Nonsense. Macmillan, (1968); 8.5x12, np. Picture Book Hardback. Humorous verse translated from German. CONDITION: Very Good Plus without jacket; contents crisp, bright pictorial binding with small bump at spine tip. $2.00

3832 Prevo, Nancy/Eric Gurney, illustrator. The Calculating Cat Returns. Prentice, 1978, 1st printing. Juvenile hardback. "Gurney's devastating wit is expressed in 120 pen and ink drawings." CONDITION: Fine in Near Fine clipped jacket. $2.00

7292 Prishvin, M/Feodor Rojankovsky, illustrator. The Treasure Trove of the Sun. NY: Viking, 1967/1952 (reissued from new plates); 8x10, 80 pp. Juvenile hardback. A modern Russian story with the quality of an ancient folk tale, nicely illustrated by Rojan. Reissued from new plates. CONDITION: Good Plus without jacket; very soiled boards, otherwise nice. $3.00

7516 Raynor, Dorka/DR, illustrator. This Is My Father and Me. Whitman, (1973). Full colour photo wraparound pictorial cover, 8.3x9.4; c 38 pp. Picture Book Hardback. photos CONDITION: Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $1.00

5993 Reed, W. Maxwell and Wilfrid S Bronson/Karl Moseley, illustrator. The Stars for Sam. NY: Harcourt, 1941/1931, 6th; blue cloth, 179 pp. Juvenile hardback. All about the sky, with drawings and photos. CONDITION: Fair without jacket; small gift inscription, edges rubbed, spine cloth torn 3", shaken; contents clean. $1.00

6333 Rees, Leslie/Walter Cunningham, illustrator. Karrawingi the Emu. Sydney: John Sands, [1945], reprint. Pictorial boards. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good Minus without jacket; small name, bottom edge and top corners rubbed. $3.00

6334 Rees, Leslie/Margaret Senior, illustrator. Kurri Kurri the Kookaburra. Sydney: Sands (1950); 7x10, 42 pp. Pictorial boards. Juvenile hardback. A fictionalized account of Kurri Kurri's adventures, which joins Shy the Platypus, Karrawingi the Emu, and Sarli the Barrier Reef Turtle. Detailed coloured illustrations and map on endpapers. CONDITION: Very Good Minus without jacket; corners sl bump, gift inscription, 1/4" chip in spine. $3.00

SOLD 16041 Rey, Margaret/H. A. Rey, illustrator. Curious George Flies a Kite. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1958), stated 3rd printing; blue cloth boards, blue decorated endpapers, 80 pp. Picture Book Hardback. CONDITION: Good; child's pencil names, faded and soiled boards, loosening with one signature almost detached, some light wrinkles but clean. $3.00

2849 Rice, Alice Hegan/Florence Scott Shinn, illustrator. Lovey Mary. NY: Century, 1903/1903; 197 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Fair; gift inscription, stamp, plate missing, very rubbed, page soil. $2.00

18493 Rich, Louise Dickinson/William M. Hutchinson, illustrator. Three of a Kind. New York: Franklin Watts, (1970) Book Club; cloth pictorial boards with all around painting of Star Island village, Sally, Mrs. Cooper, and her grandson, in jacket identical to boards, 8vo; 151 pp. Juvenile hardback. Sally Gray, another one of the State Kids finds a warm home and a useful role on Star Island, Maine, taking care of Mrs. Cooper's withdrawn grandson. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks; very light soil on a few pages, nice jacket with pasted down flaps. $3.00

3437 Robertson, Keith/Richard Cuffari, illustrator. In Search of a Sandhill Crane. Viking, 1973, 1st printing. Full-colour pictorial cloth. Juvenile hardback. In the Wilds of Michigan. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib very few marks, trace of spine dot, faint erasure mark front endpaper, blue REMAINDER mark top edge; classroom lab label on rear endpaper, else very clean and straight. $1.00

2651 Robinson, Charles A., Jr/John Mackey, illustrator. The First Book of Ancient Rome. Franklin Watts, 1959, 1st printing; 7x9, 69 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good Minus without jacket; ex-lib usual marks. $3.00

4153 Robinson, Jean/Charles Robinson, illustrator. The Secret Life of T. K. Dearing. Jr Lit Gld & Seabury, 1973; 126 pp. Juvenile hardback. T. K.'s grandfather decides to join his Secret Buccaneers club, just in time for a puzzling mystery. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

15056 Rodda, Emily. The Timekeeper. NY: William Morrow, Greenwillow Books, 1992, 1st printing US; maroon cloth backed yellow paper boards, 8vo, in jacket with full colour picture of Patrick and clocks; 156 pages. Juvenile hardback. An interesting Australian time fantasy with an appealing hero. Language accessible to mid elementary children, a hard level to find these days. CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; book and jacket without flaw. $3.00

8288 Rojas-Lombardi, Felipe/Dorothy Ivens, illustrator. The A to Z No-Cook Cookbook. Portland, OR: R-L Creations, (1972) Full colour pictorial binding, 9.3x11.4; 52 pp Picture Book Hardback. With a full colour painting of the author by Norman Rockwell on the back. A cookbook filled with bright illustrations for the very youngest cooks, by a well-known cooking columnist CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; reading wrinkles, in dw with closed tear completely detaching corner, 6x2" piece from back margin missing, other tears to 1" $3.00

18500 Rose, Anne. Refugee. New York: Dial Press, 1977, stated 1st printing; red boards, white jacket, with portrait of Elke sitting pensively in front of a window. Juvenile hardback. Based on the author's experiences. "Traces a 12 yr old Jewish girl's flight from Belgium prior to Hitler's invasion and her life in New York until the age of eighteen, when the war ends." CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks; clean but with coffee stain on p 55; nice jacket, unclipped 6.95. $3.00

7476 Rounds, Glen/GR, illustrator. Mr. Yowder and the Giant Bull Snake. Holiday, 1978, 1st printing; 90 pp. Picture Book Hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, usual marks, corners sl bump, bottom edge rubbed. $1.00

2982 Roy, Gabrielle. The Road Past Altamont. Harcourt Brace World, 1966, 1st printing; 146 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib usual marks $3.00

18504 Sachs, Marilyn. A December Tale. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, (1976) early reprint; red boards, tan fleur de lis endpapers, in tan jacket in which Myra sees her reflection in a shop window as Joan; 8vo; 87 pp. Juvenile hardback. "Myra, a lonely foster child struggling to change her unhappy life is weakened by the bribes of an abusive foster mother, yet strengthened by imaginary conversations with Joan of Arc." CONDITION: Good Plus in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; some page soil and unwrinkled, in nice jacket; unclipped 4.95. $3.00

18505 Sachs, Marilyn/Louis Glanzman, illustrator. Marv. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, (1970) 2nd printing; all-around cloth pictorial boards of Marv daydreaming about inventions with all his junk, in jacket identical to boards; 8vo; 159 pp. Juvenile hardback. None of Marv's ideas seem to please his older sister Frances. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; tight and clean in jacket a little wrinkled at the top; clipped, 5.95 dept store sticker. $3.00

15691 Sachs, Marilyn/Louis Glanzman, illustrator. The Bears' House. New York: Doubleday, 1971, 1st printing; reinforced library binding with pink endpapers bound in; 81 pp. Juvenile hardback. Fran Ellen finds refuge in her second home, the dollhouse of the Three Bears in her classroom, where everything is loving, predictable, and clean. In real life, she and her brother try valiantly to keep their family together on their own. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, soil and pull tears to eps, some page soil unclipped 3.95. $3.00

4755 Sakade, Florence/Hayashi, Yoshio, illustrator. Japanese Children's Stories. Rutland: Tuttle, 1971/1952, 10th; 8.7x8, 120 pp. Juvenile hardback. 15 traditional Japanese stories, with illustrations throughout. CONDITION: Fine in Very Good Minus jacket; book in very nice condition, 2" tear and wrinkle on back of dw. $3.00

8078 Salisbury, Graham/Charles Robinson, illustrator. Blue Skin of the Sea. NY: Delacorte, 1982, 2nd. Wihite spine on blue cloth. 216 pp. Juvenile hardback. Stories of Sonny and Keo, growing up in a Hawaiian village; first novel by Salisbury, who grew up in Hawaii, including the village of the setting. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib few marks. $3.00

8617 Sauer, Julia/Lynd Ward, illustrator. Fog Magic. NY: Viking, 1944/1943, 3rd. Cloth, pictorial grey & blue, 107 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good only without jacket; ex-lib some marks, spine faded, rear hinge weak. $3.00

3102 Sawyer, Ruth/Hugh Troy, illustrator. The Enchanted Schoolhouse. Viking, 1958/1956, 2nd; 128 pp. Green cloth with dark green teapot. Juvenile hardback. An ancient Irish fairy comes to Maine and works his enchantment on the schoolhouse. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks, on spine. $2.00

3854 Sawyer, Ruth/Hugh Troy, illustrator. The Enchanted Schoolhouse. Viking, 1956, 1st printing; 128 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good without jacket; ex-lib some marks, leaning. $2.00

2985 Schlee, Ann. The Consul's Daughter. Atheneum, 1972, 1st printing; 176 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

18511 Schlee, Ann. The Consul's Daughter. Atheneum, 1972, 1st printing; 176 pp. Juvenile hardback. From a true incident of the Battle of Algiers. In 1816, the British consul's daughter, young wife, and baby were smuggled onto a ship, which later turned around to support the attack. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; very clean and straight, with bright jacket; unclipped 4.50. $3.00

18518 Schwartz, Alvin/David Christiana, illustrator. Fat Man in a Fur Coat and Other Bear Stories. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1984, stated 1st printing; tan boards in brown jacket with bear looking over the shoulder of an old woman reading, wide 8vo; 167 pp incld. Notes, Sources, and Bibliography. Juvenile hardback. Selections grouped under: Bear Tracks, Strange Encounters, Natural Enemies, Outlaw Bears, Grizzly, Lady, and Ben, Captives, No Ordinary Bears, Bear Country. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; occasional light soil and reading wrinkles, in nice jacket; unclipped 10.95. $3.00

18519 Sechrist, Elizabeth Hough/Guy Fry, illustrator. Christmas Everywhere, a book of Christmas customs of many lands. Philadelphia: Macrae-Smith Company, (1931, rev 1936); grey library rebinding, 6 nice deco litho plates in pink, lavender, mint green, and black; 176 pp. Juvenile hardback. In this new edition, thirty four nations of the world are represented. Collected by a children's librarian. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib some marks; corners bumped, title page corner quite wrinkled, some light page soil, but remaining pages unwrinkled. $3.00

3641 Segal, Erich/Dinoi Kotopoulis, illustrator. Fairy Tale. Harper, 1973, 1st printing; 6.5x9.5, 46 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Fine in Near Fine jacket; unclipped 4.95. $2.00

3975 Seidler, Rosalie. Grumpus and the Venetian Cat. Atheneum, 1964, 1st printing. Picture Book Hardback. Cat and mouse adventures with gondolas. CONDITION: Good in Good jacket; ex-lib, wrinkled. $2.00

16946 Seidler, Tor/Fred Marcellino, jacket, illustrator. Terpin. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1982, stated 1st printing; brown cloth back grey boards, white jacket with rabbit in the birch woods behind North Haven; 8vo; 90 pp. Juvenile hardback. Terpin Taft's well intentioned lie drove a fellow train passenger to suicide, so Terpin vowed always to tell the truth. This resulted in his being driven out of North Haven, but eventually he became US Chief Justice and returned to "North Tafton". CONDITION: Very Good with Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks; clean white jacket; unclipped 8.95. $3.00

4154 Seidler, Tor/David Hockey, illustrator. The Dulcimer Boy. Viking, 1979, 1st printing; tall 8vo, 83 pp. Juvenile hardback. A Dickensian tale involving two foundlings and a hammer dulcimer CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $2.00

11901 Serforzo, Mary/Keiko Narahashi, illustrator. Who Said Red? McElderry, (1988), 3rd; red cloth, 9.5x8.3; 30 pp. Picture Book Hardback. A colour book linked by a search for a kite on a farm, in nice swirly watercolours. CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Near Fine jacket;crossed out name, traces on dw. $3.00

5803 Serraillier, Ian/C. Walter Hodges, illustrator. The Silver Sword. NY: Criterion, 1960, 2nd; 187 pp. Juvenile hardback. A fine story of Polish children on their own during the Holocaust. CONDITION: Good in Good jacket; ex-lib usual marks, mud stains. $3.00

SOLD 7074 Seuss, Dr. (Geisel) /DS, illustrator. Happy Birthday To You. Random House, (1959); contains all 1st printing points but jacket price. Pictorial boards. 8.3x11, c.52 pp. Picture Book Hardback. CONDITION: Fair with no jacket; gift inscription; spine detached one inch, board edges very worn. $3.00

2666 Sewell, Anna/Wm Steinell, illustrator. Black Beauty. Golden Illus. Classic, 1965. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Near Fine without jacket; slight wrinkle at spine bottom. $1.00

SOLD 3506 Sewell, Anna/Fritz Eichenberg, illustrator. Black Beauty. Grosset & Dunlap, 1965/1945; c. 1877; 7.8"x9.3". Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good Plus; slight rubbing to spine ends, contents fine, colourful pict. binding. $3.00

18533 Shecter, Ben. The Whistling Whirligig. New York: Harper & Row, 1974, stated 1st printing; cloth pictorial boards, in jacket identical to boards; 8vo; 143 pp. Juvenile hardback. "While spending Christmas vacation with his history teacher, a lonely boy makes friends with the ghost of a runaway slave." Also young, and lonely. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; unclipped. $3.00

18901 Sherwood, Merriam/J. Erwin Porter, illustrator. The Merry Pilgrimage. New York: Macmillan, 1927, 1st printing; green boards, frontis plate and other illustrations in text; Macmillan little book; 122 pp. Juvenile small Charlemagne went on a pilgrimage. CONDITION: Good Minus without jacket; straight clean, soiled top edge, front endpaper missing. $3.00

8621 Shields, Rita/Richard Bennett, illustrator. Norah and the Cable Car. NY: Longmans, 1961/1960, 2nd. Pictorial reinforced cloth binding. Juvenile hardback. Family adventures of a young girl in old San Francisco. CONDITION: Good without jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

2671 Shippen, Katherine B. A Bridle for Pegasus. Viking, p.1962, 8th, c.1951. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks, bottom edgewear. $3.00

18541 Showell, Ellen Harvey/Margot Tomes, illustrator. Cecilia and the Blue Mountain Boy. New York: Lothrop, Lee Shepard, 1983, stated 1st printing; red boards, tan endpapers, Cecelia outside her Appalachian mountain home, 8vo; 79 pp. Juvenile hardback. "Enroute to the Chester Music Festival, a boy hears a strange story about the lively young girl who changed Chester from a solemn and gloomy city to one where people dance and make music." CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; book and jacket in very nice condition; unclipped 9.50. $3.00

18542 Showell, Ellen Harvey/Margot Tomes, illustrator. Cecilia and the Blue Mountain Boy. New York: Lothrop, Lee Shepard, 1983, stated 1st printing; red boards, tan endpapers, Cecelia outside her Appalachian mountain home, 8vo; 79 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; book and jacket in very nice condition; unclipped 9.50. $3.00

11390 Shura, Mary Francis/Ted Lewin, illustrator. The Search For Grissi. Dodd Mead, (1985), 4th; 128 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $3.00

15699 Shura, Mary Francis/Ted Lewin, illustrator. The Search For Grissi. New York: Dodd Mead, (1985), Book Club; 128 pp. Juvenile hardback. "Peter feels uncomfortable at home and school after his family moves to Brooklyn, until his search for his sister's missing cat opens up a new life for him." CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, crisp and clean. $3.00

10969 Shyer, Marlene Fanta. Welcome Home Jellybean. Scribners, 1978, 1st printing; 152 pp. Juvenile hardback. Neil knows it will be different when his sister comes home from the institution, but he doesn't realize how different. A realistic, warm and humorous book about the lives of families when one child processes slowly. CONDITION: Good Minus in Good jacket; ex-lib, usual marks, front end paper has been cut out. $1.00

15701 Shyer, Marlene Fanta. Welcome Home Jellybean. New York: Scribner's, (1978), 4th; ivory cloth backed brown reinforced boards in jacket with Gerri and her doll; 152 pp. Juvenile hardbackCONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, top edge soil. $3.00

5022 Sivers, Brenda/Shirley Hughes, illustrator. The Snailman. Little, Brown Co, 1978/1978, 2nd; 118 pp. Juvenile hardback. Nice story, with a touch of a mystery, about a lonely little boy who befriends a strange crippled man who raises snails as pets. CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; in chipped dw, espec. wrinkled 1" chip on back; unclipped 6.95. $2.00

8060 Sleator, William/Ruth Sanderson, illustrator. Into the Dream. Dutton, 1979, 1st printing. Pictorial boards. 137 pp. Juvenile hardback. Two youngsters share the same terrifying dream and search for a cause. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $2.00

9135 Sleator, William. Spirit House. Dutton, 1991, 1st printing; 134 pp. Juvenile hardback. At first Julie is thrilled that Bia, a sophisticated and handsome Thai exchange student, has actually come to stay with them. Then when her little brother builds a Thai spirit house in the back yard without the proper ceremony, things go wrong. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, usual marks,cracked hinge. $3.00

18550 Slepian, Jan. The Alfred Summer. New York: Macmillan (1980), 2nd printing; pink reinforced cloth boards with Lester and Alred running through city streets, in red jacket identical to boards, 8vo, 119 pp. Juvenile hardback. Four children come together to work on a getaway boat one summer. They all have difficulties to overcome: cerebral palsy, mental delay, overprotective parents, or no home at all. "a deceptively simple, eloquent story" Set just prior to WWII. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; clean, straight and unmarked in nice jacket with faded spine; unclipped 8.95. $3.00

8061 Slote, Alfred. Finding Buck McHenry. Harper, (1991), 4th. Blue boards, 250 pp. Juvenile hardback. Little League children find that their school janitor is not a famous Negro League ballplayer as they had thought, but he had been a semipro player from the South and he is a great coach. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $2.00

18552 Slote, Alfred/Joel Schich, illustrator. My Robot Buddy. New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1975 stated 1st printing; yellow boards, in white jacket with Jack and Danny One; 8vo; 175 pp. Juvenile hardback. "For his tenth birthday, Danny wants a robot so he'll have someone to play with." CONDITION: Good Minus in Good Plus clipped jacket; ex-lib some marks; loosening, slant, wear to bottom board, light page soil throughout, moisture damage bottom spine end runs through book, some light edgewear and staining to spine top on jacket. $3.00

18555 Smith, Cara Lockhart. Parchment House. New York: Four Winds Press, 1989, 1st printing; black boards, grey endpapers, in white jacket with Parchment House against the horizon, 8vo; 152 pp. Juvenile hardback. In a desolate orphanage in futuristic Britain, orphan Johnnie Rattle pits his wits against those of the orphanage director, the cruel Reverend Slipper. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good clipped jacket; ex-lib some marks; straight, tight, all pages clean and flat, appears unread, nice jacket. $3.00

18560 Smith, Doris Buchanan. The First Hard Times. New York: Viking Press, 1983, stated 1st printing; blue boards, all around picture of Ancil on the beach on jacket, 8vo; 137 pp. Juvenile hardback. Ancil is sure her father, missing in action in Vietnam, is alive. Companion to Last was Lloyd. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; reading wrinkles on first five pages, ow clean in nice jacket; unclipped 10.95. $3.00

10461 Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk/Oren Lyons, illustrator. High Elk's Treasure. Holiday House, 1972, nap 1st printing; 96 pp. Juvenile hardback. A mystery featuring a herd of fine horses and a sacred packet; on the Sioux reservation. The second book of a Sioux writer who later wrote an excellent series of nonfiction books on Native American peoples; fine sepia drawings by an Onandaga artist. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $1.00

8031 Snyder, Zilpha K/Alton Raible, illustrator. A Fabulous Creature. Atheneum, 1981, 1st printing. 240 pp. pp. Juvenile hardback. James is torn between his love for a girl who likes to hunt and his appreciation of wild creatures. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

2682 Snyder, Zilpha K/Alton Raible, illustrator. The Egypt Game. Atheneum, 1967, 1st printing. Juvenile hardback. Melanie and April both love anything to do with Ancient Egypt, and set up the Egypt Game behind A-Z Antiques and Curio Shop. Before long six people are playing the game, but then it begins to get too real. CONDITION: Good in Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $1.00

15037 Snyder, Zilpha Keatly. The Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case. Atheneum, 1979, 1st printing; 212 pp. Juvenile hardback. A funny Italian kidnapping mystery featuring the irrepressible Stanley children from the Headless Cupid. CONDITION: Good minus in Good jacket; ex-lib, usual marks, loosening with moisture spots bottom edge and spine, in edgeworn dw with several tears. $3.00

6768 Sommerfelt, Aimée/Hans N. Dahl, illustrator. My Name is Pablo. Criterion, Young America Book Club, (1965 in translation); 144 pp. Juvenile hardback. Tourists befriend a Mexico City shoeshine boy, ill and running from the police. CONDITION: Near Fine without jacket. $2.00

11121 Sommerfelt, Aimée/Hans N. Dahl, illustrator. My Name is Pablo. Criterion, Young America Book Club, (1965 in translation); 144 pp. Juvenile hardback. Tourists befriend a Mexico City shoeshine boy, ill, and running from the police. CONDITION: Near Fine with no jacket. $1.00

14568 Sommerfelt, Aimee/Hans N. Dahl, illustrator. My Name is Pablo. New York: Criterion, Young America Book Club, (1965 in translation); 144 pp. Juvenile hardback CONDITION: Very Good Plus; tiny ink spot top edge. $1.00

16524 Sommerfelt, Aimee /Hans N. Dahl, illustrator. My Name is Pablo. Criterion, Young America Book Club, (1965 in translation); 144 pp. Juvenile hardback. Tourists befriend a Mexico City shoeshine boy, ill and running from the police. CONDITION: Very Good Plus; a few rubs. $1.00

7918 Sorensen, Virginia/Beth & Joe Krush, illustrator. Miracles on Maple Hill. Harcourt Brace,1957/1956; 180 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good Plus without jacket; ex-lib, usual marks, corners bumped and very worn. $2.00

11442 Southall, Ivan. Ash Road. St. Martin's Press, 1966/1965, 1st printing Am; 154 pp. Juvenile hardback. Children flee a bush fire. CONDITION: Good in Good jacket; ex-lib, usual marks, page soil, in dw w cut, pasted down flaps. $3.00

18578 Southall, Ivan/Ingrid Fetz, illustrator. Benson Boy. (Over the Top UK) Macmillan, 1973/1972, 1st printing Am. Juvenile hardback "With his mother about to give birth and his father unconscious from a fall, it's up to Perry to take charge." Many drawings in text. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks, straight, all pages clean and flat; unclipped 4.95. $3.00

18582 Southall, Ivan/Ian Ribbons, illustrator. Let the Balloon Go. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1968 1st printing pub; red cloth boards, in jacket with drawing of John Sumner in his tree; 8vo; 142 pp. Juvenile hardback. John Sumner lives with a highly protective mother and a vivid imagination. Despite his cerebral palsy, he breaks free and climbs the backyard tree. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks; slight slant and wear to extrems, all pages flat and clean. $3.00

2761 Sperry, Armstrong/AS, illustrator. Hull-Down for Action. Doubleday, p.1946, c.1945; 213 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks, spine faded. $3.00

7954 Spykman, E. C. Edie on the Warpath. Harcourt, 1966, 1st printing; red cloth stamped. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good without jacket; ex-lib some marks, solid. $3.00

16954 St. John, Wylly Folk/George Porter, illustrator. The Christmas Tree Mystery. New York: Viking, 1969, 1st printing; royal blue illustrated boards with Beth and her dog racing up the stairs toward the fire; 8vo; 141 pp. Juvenile hardback. The dramatic strains on a newly blended family brought on by the Christmas season. CONDITION: Very Good with Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, faded and rubbed edges; unclipped 3.77. $3.00

11123 Steele, Mary Q/Susan Jeffers, illustrator. The First of the Penguins. Macmillan, 1973, 1st printing; 154 pp. Juvenile hardback. When Jim and George are together, magical dreams of nature seem to happen to them both and thus, they search for The First of the Penguins. A somewhat obscure fantasy with very appealing characters, the second book written under Steele's own name. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, front endpaper has been removed. $2.00

15708 Steele, Mary Q/Susan Jeffers, illustrator. The First of the Penguins. New York: Macmillan, 1973, 1st printing; 154 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, bumped spine ends, unclipped 4.95. $3.00

3686 Steele, Mary Q/Rocco Negri, illustrator. The Journey Outside. Viking, 1972, 4th, c.1969; 144 pp. pictorial library binding. Juvenile hardback. A boy's allegorical journey through an underground waterway to the Outside in search of freedom and security; a good read, with nice woodcuts. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $2.00

3583 Steele, Mary Q/Rocco Negri, illustrator. The Journey Outside. Viking, 1969, 1st printing; 144 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $2.00

15504 Steele, William O/Paul Galdone, illustrator. The Far Frontier. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1959, stated 1st printing; grey cloth library binding with picture of Tobe and Mr. Twistletree walking through the woods; 183 pp. Juvenile hardback. Set in what is now Tennessee south of the Ohio River in 1791. Asa Twistletree is modeled on several early naturalists. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $3.00

8173 Steele, William O/Paul Galdone, illustrator. Winter Danger. Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961/1954, 6th; 183 pp. Juvenile hardback. Caje, whose father was a woodsy, or woodsman, on the frontier, comes to settle down with a farming family. CONDITION: Good Plus without jacket; ex-lib, some marks, worn edges, light soil. $1.00

4281 Steig, Jeanne/William Steig, illustrator. The Old Testament Made Easy. FarrarSG, 1990, 1st printing; 4to, np. Picture book hardback shelf. CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; as new. $3.00

4570 Steig, Jeanne/William Steig, illustrator. The Old Testament Made Easy. Farrar, 1990, 1st printing; 7.3x10, np. Picture book hardback shelf  CONDITION: Fine in Very Good jacket. $3.00

11444 Steig, William/WS, illustrator. Abel's Island. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1976, 1st printing; 119 pp. Juvenile hardback. Abel Mouse lived a cozy life, until a storm swept him to a lonely island. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, in dw w sl faded spine. $3.00

10307 Steig, William/WS, illustrator. The Toy Brother. Harpercollins, 1996, 1st printing. 9.2x11.25; c 26 pp. Picture Book Hardback. Left alone while his medieval parents attended a wedding, the bossy eldest brother sneaks into his father's lab and accidentally shrinks. Charles, the dreamy little brother, is responsible for his tiny brother until his parents return. CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; book and jacket without flaw. $3.00

7126 Steptoe, John/JS, illustrator. Stevie. Harper, 1969, 1st printing; np. Picture Book Hardback. The first book by a brilliant young painter, "beautifully illustrated" (Arbuthnot.) CONDITION: Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks,worn board edges, numbers on spine. $3.00

8423 Stevens, Eden Vale/Fermin Rocker, illustrator. The Piper. Atheneum, 1967/1964, 2nd; 85 pp. Juvenile hardback. A homeless boy roams the streets of a great city on Christmas Eve, piping his reed to call his lost mother, inspired by a poem by Robert Herrick. Gentle black and white illustrations of the child on the streets of 17th c London, nicely produced. CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Good Minus jacket; red gift inscription on coloured endpaper; spine and front of clipped dw have four closed half-inch tears only, but worn back has deep edge creases connected by four inch long tears, two small chips at spine corners. $1.00

4016 Stevens, Kathleen/Margot Zemach, illustrator. Molly, McCullough, & Tom the Rogue. Crowell, 1983, 1st printing; np. Picture Book Hardback. A tricky Irish peddler meets his match. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, some marks. $2.00

13580 Stevens, Kathleen/Margot Zemach, illustrator. Molly, McCullough, & Tom the Rogue. Thomas Crowell, 1982, stated 1st printing; c 29 pp. Picture Book Hardback. Tim Devlin roams the countryside cheating farmers out of their possessions until he meets plain faced Molly, his match and then some. Clear watercolours of the Irish countryside, well reproduced. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib some marks. $3.00

12854 Stevenson, William/Victor Ambrus, illustrator. The Bushbabies. Houghton, Mifflin, 1965, 1st printing; 278 pp. Juvenile hardback. Jackie stays in Kenya with her bushbaby as her family sails away. She persuades her father's assistant Tembo Murumbi to take her and the bushbaby six days crosscountry to his birthplace. Then he is accused of abducting her! Detailed nature writing. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, page soil, one page tear. $2.00

4419 Stewart, A. C. The Quarry Line Mystery. Nelson, 1973, stated 1st Am printing; in dark blue jac ket; 8vo;192 pp. Juvenile hardback. Hitching a ride on a short-line freight turns into a mystery. Map endpapers. CONDITION: Good in Good jacket; ex-lib usual marks; laminated jacket with soiled back, unclipped 4.95. $2.00

11288 Stoltz, Mary/Emily Arnold McCully, illustrator. The Explorer of Barkham Street. New York: Harper & Row, 1985, stated 1st printing; white boards, colorful blue jacket with Martin sitting in his room and dreaming of polar exploration; 8vo; 179 pp. Juvenile hardback. Martin, the former bully of Barkham Street, still daydreams of great adventure but is making good friends too for the first time. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks; unclipped 9.89. $3.00

11698 Stolz, Mary/Leonard Shortall, illustrator. A Dog on Barkham Street. Harper & Bros, (1960), Weekly Reader Book Club; 184 pp. Juvenile hardback. Argess, the hobo's collie, might solve two problems: Edward's longing for a dog and his fear of Martin Hastings, the bully of Barkham Street. CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; bookplate, in unclipped dw with tiny tears to extrems, coupon on back flap torn off. $2.00

15711 Stolz, Mary/Leonard Shortall, illustrator. A Dog on Barkham Street. New York: Harper & Row, (1960); reinforced green cloth boards with Edward on his bicycle and Argess running along; 184 pp. Juvenile hardback. Argess, a collie belonging to Edward's wandering uncle, might solve two problems: Edward's longing for a dog and his fear of Martin Hastings, the bully of Barkham Street. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, slant, some wear to board edges. $2.00

15712 Stolz, Mary/Emily Arnold McCully, illustrator. The Explorer Of Barkham Street. New York: Harper & Row, 1985, stated 1st printing; white reinforced boards, jacket with Martin reading and daydreaming; 179 pp. Juvenile hardback. Martin, the former bully of Barkham Street, still daydreams of great adventure but makes good friends too for the first time and changes, convincingly, into a likable person. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks; unclipped 9.89. $3.00

11832 Szekely, Sari/Barbara Gabor, illustrator. Marika. Whitman, 1939, 1st printing; cloth with full coloured plate, quarto; 12 full page coloured drawings and others, decorated endpapers; 64 pp. Juvenile hardback. A little girl's trip back to Hungary with her theatrical family, illustrated in primary colours in folkloric style with careful attention to the beautiful costumes of Hungary. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; extremities bumped and spine sl faded with a few rubbed spots on plate, child has written Merry Christmas on back in large letters of same colour as boards, (hard to spot). $3.00