fantasy

La Pension Corneille des Oiseaux. by Ulmes / Fontanez, ill. Delagrave 1920/1914.

La Pension Corneille des Oiseaux

Scenes in the life of the crow society, by a Swiss painter, filled with imaginative detail.

$35.00

 

The River at Green Knowe

The River at Green Knowe

Ida, Oskar, and Ping, left on their own for the holiday, discover the wonderful manor of Green Knowe and canoe among the river islands to magic. Please note: THIS BOOK IS SOLD.

$115.00

 

Moon of Gomrath by Alan Garner. N. Y. Collins 1979/1963, 1st US printing.

The Moon of Gomrath.

"The Moon of Gomrath is the one night of the year when the Old Magic is at its most powerful. Had Colin and Susan known this, they would have never lit a fire on the landmark known as the Beacon. But now no one is safe--the horsemen called the Wild Hunt are awake and on the ride. There will be a battle, and the outcome will depend on three unlikely champions: Susan, Colin, and their ally, the wizard Cadellin." Blurb. A publisher's file copy, with "Marketing Department, Children's Books, The Putnam Publishing Group" and address stamped in red on free front endpaper. Garner's second book, strong in plot and action.

$35.00

 

Moominsummer Madness. Tove Jansson. Walck 1961 1st US printing.

Moominsummer Madness.

"The Moomin family keeps finding itself swept into marvelous adventures and extraordinary encounters, all of which it faces with characteristic imperturbability." Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

We try to keep Moomins in stock and at the time of this writing have two others, less expensive. Use the Search.

$65.00

 

Alice's Adventures...Cut-out Pictures Carroll/Greene after Tenniel, Cupples 1917

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland With Cut-Out Pictures in Colors.

Very attractive little umber silhouettes surround each page. The cut out opportunities are limited to one page, the frontis. I have seen a reference to a printing with more plates, but have not seen it listed. We happen to have another similar to this listed on the site in lesser condition $70 (search).

$85.00

 

Paolo and Panetto written and illustrated by Bettina.

Paolo and Panetto.

A spoiled and sheltered little boy who is plagued by bad dreams creeps out at night to the streets of Milan, meets a poor child, and goes to her garden. There the child Pan appears and they go adventuring through the beautiful landscape of Italy. NOTE: This Book has been sold.

$35.00

 

The Funny Thing.

The Funny Thing.

How Bobo devised a delicious recipe that would cure the little dragon of his craving for dolls forever. An inexpensive copy of this classic, quite attractive inside. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$35.00

 

Through the Doll's House Door.

Through the Doll's House Door.

During the dolls' banishment to the wash house, they while away the endless time by staying put and telling their stories. At last the children, grown up and understanding the meaning of the doll's house, discover it again.

$15.00

 

Amy's Eyes.

Amy's Eyes.

A "brilliant novel in every way, rich in conception, language, wise humor, excitement.. a permanent treasure." Lloyd Alexander. Note: This book has been sold..

$25.00

 

Amy's Eyes.

This edition, with its stiff-profiled captain on the jacket, is more inviting to boys, who invariably enjoy Amy's Eyes once they get past the doll theme. Egielski's drawings only, no plates. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$12.00

 

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