Teddy Bears

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17537 (anon) / anon. Tiny Teddies. New York: Sam'l Gabriel Sons & Company, (1928) #440; three Linette sheets folded and stapled making 10 interior pages; cover with little girl putting her teddies to bed, little girl sitting in a chair holding her white teddy on back; full colour pictures of teddy adventures in text, 7.2"x8.5. Picture book cloth That white teddy is so hard to take care of! "He Just Can't Keep Clean." Nice period pictures in colour of the little girl's house and her day. CONDITION: Very Good Minus. staples rusted, soil to cover, some spots fine inscription on top edge of cover; interior clean, but darkening a bit. $8.00

12188 anon. Hemma Hos Oss. Panoramabok, nd 60's; printed in the Netherlands,. Pop-up. Play book pop-up soft cover Swedish language. Each lifted up page makes the room of a house with a story that follows the Teddy Bear through its rooms. CONDITION: Good;very wrinkled front, wear to edges and corners of book. $10.00

8900 Baker, Margaret J. / MCB. Hannibal and the Bears. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1966/1965, 1st Am. Juvenile hardback. Now that the Shoe Shop Bears live in a real home with the Trinket Family, they set out to rescue some lonely discarded toys and secrete them around the house. Among them is Hannibal, a once-magnificent elephant on wheels. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; child's name and address in red on endpaper, in rubbed dw with wear to extremities. $18.00

13484 Bond, Michael and Karen. / Toni Goffe. Paddington's London. (A Paddington Bear Activity Book) London: Hutchinson, 1986, 1st; shaped boards, real wheels, slick interior pages. Play Book Hardback. A very cute London Bus shape book with sturdy black wheels, in which Paddington and Mr. Gruber see the sights of London. The last page has the postcards which Mr. Gruber wisely purchases contrasted with Paddington's disastrous pictures. CONDITION: Very Good. $50.00

13397 Bond, Michael. / Peggy Fortnum. More About Paddington. Houghton, Mifflin, Co, (1959), 6th; 128 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket; birthday inscription, child's name, in dw w white spine darkening with wear at ends, chips or small tears at all extrems, half in tear. $25.00

13398 Bond, Michael. / Peggy Fortnum. Paddington at Large. Houghton, Mifflin, Co, 1963/1962, 3rd; 128 pp. Juvenile hardback. CONDITION: Good in Very Good jacket; birthday inscription, spine top worn off 1/8th in, in clipped dw w wear at spine ends and light wear at corners and edges, rubbed creases. $15.00

17095 Bruna, Dick. / DB. B is for Bear, an abc. London: Methuen & Co. 1967/1967, 1st UK; red boards, yellow teddy, yellow endpapers; 21x 21.5 cm; np. Children's foreign language. Dutch hardcover. A large letter on one side and a large clear picture on the other. CONDITION: Very Good; yellow cloth spine evenly soiled, slight splay, printer’s error on pig page, otherwise tight with pages and boards clean and flat. $90.00

15427 Cradock, Mrs. H. C. / Joyce L. Brisley. In Teddy Bear's House. London: George G. Harrap & Co. 1946/1936, 5th; red cloth boards with house picture, plain endpapers, coloured frontis of bear, owl, and elephant tea party, 5x6.6"; 95 pp. Juvenile hardback. A sweet, simple chapter book for young children in which Teddy gives a party. "Then he went to the study and had a smoke and a read in his armchair. It was the Times he read. He thought it a manly sort of paper." CONDITION: Fair without jacket; corners and spine slightly bumped and worn, loosening with separation on p46, several pictures neatly coloured with pale crayon. $10.00

10717 Dillon, Barbara. / Diane de Groat. Who Needs a Bear? Morrow, 1981, 1st., 6.3x8.25; 64 pp. Juvenile hardback. Three toys escape to find a new home, lead by Malcolm, a stout and aging teddy bear. The newer toys quickly find homes but Malcolm has a frightening night before finding just the right place. A satisfying teddy bear story. CONDITION: Good Plus in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, some marks, reading wrinkles. $10.00

13792 du Bois, William Pene. / WPduB. Bear Circus. NY: Viking, 1971, 1st; full coloured pictorial cloth boards, 8.2x11.2; 45 pp. Picture Book Hardback. The koala bears from the Bear Party are back! Forced to move by a horde of grasshoppers, they encounter their friends the kangaroos, who transport them swiftly to new gum trees. After six years of work, they present a bear circus for their friends. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; corners bumped, white spine darkening a little. $16.00

4514 Du Bois, William Pène. / WPDuB. Gentleman Bear. Farrar Straus Giroux, 1985, 1st; 4to, 78 pp. Picture Book Hardback. The touching story of a London gentleman and his inseparable companion of over seventy years, his teddy bear. CONDITION: Fine in rubbed dw with 1" off bottom of spine; unclipped 14.95. $5.00

4607 Du Bois, William Pène. / WPDuB. Gentleman Bear. FarrarSG, 1985, 1st; 4to, 78 pp. Picture Book Hardback. The touching story of a London gentleman and his inseparable companion of over seventy years, his teddy bear. CONDITION: Fine in Very Good jacket; 1/2" tear, chip, & wrinkle at spine top; unclipped 14.95. $8.00

5649 Duffy, James / Barbara McClintock. The Revolt of the Teddy Bears. Crown, 1985, 1st; 82 pp. Juvenile hardback. It's up to the French poodle, Inspector May Gray, to solve the mystery. Author's first book. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; clean copy with remainder mark, laminated jacket with sl water damage on front flap; ;unclipped 7.95. $4.00

5152 Fox, Edith / Marguerite de Armond. Roller Bears and the Safeway Tribe Macmillan, 1928, 1st. Tan cloth with black and orange car and bear peering at each other; 259 pp. Juvenile hardback. Quite an extraordinary tale! A sort of health and safety education novel written by a teacher with her class in Bakersfield, California and illustrated by linocuts by the children. CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; ex-lib, few marks, loosening a little. $22.00

7086 Gretz, Susanna. / SG. with Alison Sage. Teddy Bears Take the Train. Four Winds Press, 1987, 1st. 10.2x9"; c. 32 pp. Picture Book Hardback. Gretz's family of multicoloured teddy bears, each with a clear individual streak, are now about to take a train journey. Brightly outlined colours and plenty of action. CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; as new. $25.00

6983 Grey, Margaret and Gerry. Teddy Bears. Chartwell, (1996); 80 pp. Children's reference hardback - toys. "The new compact study guide and identifier." CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; as new. $10.00

6984 Grey, Margaret and Gerry. Teddy Bears. Chartwell, (1996); 80 pp. Children's reference hardback - toys. "The new compact study guide and identifier." CONDITION: Fine in Fine jacket; as new. $10.00

5474 Miers, Earl Schenck. The Night We Stopped the Trolley. Four Winds, 1969, NAP; 128 pp. Children's reference hardback - childhood. A humorous autobiographical look at life in Brooklyn & Hackensack in the 1920's. CONDITION: Fine in Good jacket; edge chips. $15.00

11005 Milne, A. A. / Ernest Shepard. Winnie-the-Pooh. Dutton, 1984/1926, first in this edition of pop-up. Play book hardback. CONDITION: Very Good; extrems a little bumped, pop-ups working, sl soiled. $12.00 9699 Milne, A. A. / Ernest Shepard. Winnie-the-Pooh. Melbourne: Hicks, Smith, and Sons (London: Methuen), 1952/1926, 6th Australian; 5.5x7.5, 178 pp. Juvenile hardback. Red paper cover with Christopher Robin and Pooh, Brisbane bookstore sticker. CONDITION: Good without jacket; faded spine w lower half reglued down, tear across middle, corners sl bumped, one worn, waterstain on back board, pages stiff. $8.00

15465 Morton, Brenda. / BM. Make Your Own Soft Toys. London: Faber and Faber, 1957, 1st; orange boards with yellow jacket with blue and orange titles, 6.25x8.5; 63 pp. Children's reference hardback - toys. Simple instructions for beginning adults and older children, patterns (fish, baby teddy, black cat rattle, duck, jumping snowman, Humpty Dumpty, penguin, monkey, teddy bear, lamb, Puss in Boots), and a chapter on designing your own toys. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; bumped corners, in lightly edgeworn jacket with two 1" tears, quarter inch chips to extremities; unclipped 8/6. $12.00

12634 Pelgrom, Els. / The Tjong Khing. Little Sophie and Lanky Flop (Kleine Sofie en Lange Wapper). Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1988/1984, 1st Am. 7.75x10.75; 88 pp. Juvenile hardback. One night, Sophie, bedridden, awakes to find her dolls casting a play "What Life Has to Offer". Teddy Bear, Sophie, her old doll Lanky Flop, and Terror the cat take a dramatic voyage through Life. With black and white drawings in text on every page. German Children's Book Prize, Holland Golden Pencil and Golden Brush Awards. CONDITION: Good Plus in Fine jacket; fep cut from gutter to edge 5" down, otherwise nice. $18.00

10398.1 Sieverling, Helen, compiler. 2nd The Teddy Bear & friends Price Guide" (sic). Cumberland, MD: The Hobby Horse Press, 1985. Fine, as new. Trade paperback, 208 pp. Photos throughout, some in color, with notes; index. $8.00 9404 Turnor, Mary M. Benny Bear, the Farmer. Bimax, nd. Shiny paper board book with cloth spine; 12 pp. Picture Book Hardback. A very large cheerful teddy bear goes through his farmer's day, set in a friendly mountain landscape. Nice coloured photographs! CONDITION: Good; rear board has badly repaired damage to bottom corner, 2" rip. $10.00

16094 Wright, Dare. / DW. Edith and the Duckling (The Lonely Doll books). Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1981, stated 1st; yellow library binding with full front cover photo and gingham reproduced, in yellow gingham jacket w large photo of Edith and her little duckling sitting on the grass; 8.75x12.25; np. Picture Book Hardback. Edith, the Lonely Doll, and Mr. Bear find an abandoned nest in the woods and hatch a duckling. Darling spring pictures of the little felt doll. CONDITION: Very Good in Very Good jacket; ex-lib, few marks, light intermittent reading wrinkles and page soil, but generally clean, in nice bright jacket with no loss of paper, wrinkled along bottom edge; unclipped 8.95. $125.00 1

6095 Wright, Dare. / DW. Edith and Midnight (The Lonely Doll books). Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1978, stated 1st; library binding with all around cover photo of Edith climbing along the barn door to her pony with Mr. Bear watching, in jacket identical to boards; 8.75x12.25; np. Picture Book hardback in clear archival protector. Edith, the Lonely Doll, befriends a very small Shetland pony. CONDITION: Good Plus in Good Plus jacket; ex-lib, some marks, wear to board edges and reading wrinkles inside but basically clean, in clipped jacket worn all around for 1/8", which has been carefully laminated by librarian. $95.00