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The Adventures of a Rag Doll A Happiness Story Book

By: Ainsworth, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, P. C. Publishing Limited: 1969

Seller ID: 14952

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1969 P. C. Publishing Limited. Slim HC in color pictorial boards. Publisher's 29c price printed on cover board. Binding sound and contents bright. Light rubbing to covers at board corners. Short, mild stress crack across unlettered spine. Several prior onwer names inside front cover, two of which have been penciled over. Sound decent and still attractive copy. VG- View more info

The Roly-Poly Puppy Wonder Books

By: Bates, Barbara S. & Berthold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Wonder Books: 1950

Seller ID: 35225

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; HC in glossy color illustrated boards. Apparent 1st edition. Soundly bound and generally clean. Tiny fray to board material at crown; light shelf bumping to spine edge. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage; light fingering to page stock lower edges. G++ View more info

The Jolly Barnyard, A Little Golden Book # 67

By: Bedford, Annie North & Tibor Gergely (Illust. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32166

Condition: Near Fine


Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Little Golden Book # 67. HC 1st edition, 1st "A" printing. Very well preserved and handsome copy is bright, very tightly bound copy that feels unread. Prior owner name penned neatly to publisher provided bookplate inside front cover. Just trace shelf evidence to board edges. Very nice copy. NF View more info

Two Little Gardeners; Little Golden Book # 108

By: Brown, Margaret Wise & Edith Thacher Hurd & Gertrude Elliott (Illust. )

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1951

Seller ID: 30341

Condition: Very Good+


Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 1st "A" edition. Tightly bound and very neat in original pictorial boards and metallic, foliated gold foil spine. Just very mild shelf rub to boards at corner tips and spine ends. No marks of any kind. Pages bright and crisp with no significant handling evidence. Handsome 1st printing. VG+ View more info

Steve Canyon; A Little Golden Book #356

By: Caniff, Milton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23535

Condition: Good+


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; 1st 'A' edition. Little Golden Book #356. 25 cent cover price. Attractive and neat copy of the 1st edition. 'A' in the gutter of final page. Gold foil spine is moderately rubbed and a little faded. Prior owner's name written on front endpaper. Moderate handling rub to board edges and surfaces; contents unmarked. G+ to VG- View more info

Just Kids & the Mysterious Stranger; Saalfield Little Big Book # 1094

By: Carter, Ad

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Publishing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19570

Condition: Very Good


Square 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 160 pages; Little Big Book # 1094. Square format in wraparound, color illustrated boards. Binding square and snug. No marks. Expected and usual toning to page stock. Trace shelf rub to paper boards at tips and light rub over front spine edge with two pin head sized holes in the cover stock near the base of the spine. Bright solid and attractive; uncommon in condition. VG to VG+ View more info

The Giant Golden Book of Cat Stories

By: Coatsworth, Elizabeth & Feodor Rojankovsky

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30947

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; 1st "A" edition and printing. Very large, oversize 4to in galzed color illustrated boards with publisher's linen reinforced internal hinges. Publisher's 1st printing code, "A195195" printed on the lower front corner of the pictorial pastedown. Light tapping and slight rubbing to boards at front corners. Original owner has placed a length o clear mylar tape the full length of the spine surface to reinforce tenderness and incipi... View more info

Walt Disney's Santa's Toy Shop A Little Golden Book, #D16

By: Dempster, Al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30340

Condition: Very Good+


Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 1st "A" edition. Tightly bound and very neat in original blue and white pictorial boards and metallic, foliated gold foil spine. Just very mild shelf rub to boards at corner tips and spine ends. No marks of any kind. Pages bright and crisp with no significant handling evidence. Handsome 1st printing. VG++ View more info

Walt Disney's Alice In Wonderland; A Big Golden Book

By: Dempster, Al and Lewis Carroll and Walt Disney Studios

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Racine, WI, Golden Press: 1972

Edition: Twenty-First Printing

Seller ID: 30944

Condition: Good


Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; A Big Golden Book measures about 12" tall. Later, 21st printing copy. Soundly bound copy with light shelf rub to the corners and spine ends of the glossy color illustrated boards. A child's several stray lettering marks in pen to the title page; otherwise unmarked. Light handling evidence to pagesat lower edge and a tiny sticker scar to the surface of the rear board. Solid decent copy with light/moderate reading and ... View more info

Mickey Mouse : and the Pirate Submarine (Better Little Book #1463)

By: Disney, Walt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Racine WI, Whitman Publishing Co.: 1939

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33954

Condition: Good+


24mo 5" - 6" tall; 424 pages; (Better Little Book #1463). Small format, stout HC in publisher's color pictorial paper covered boards. Binding generally sound and contents complete. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped and rubbed with moderate pull at crown with short tears to the binding in the joints adjacent to crwon. Prior owner name penned to front endpage. Endpages splitting in the joints. Expected and usual moderate age toning to page stock. Good to Good... View more info

The Big Brown Bear - A Big Golden Book In Full Color Big Golden Book #10413

By: Duplaix, Georges & Gustaf Tenggren (Illust. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1950

Seller ID: 30564

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; Big Golden Book #10413. 1st "A" edition with publisher's "A" imdication on the bottom edge of the red and yellow patterned rear endsheets. Oversize format in color illustrated boards with publisher's metallic foil backed spine. Soundly bound and clean. Laminate over front board is lifting and peeling somewhat at edges. Short tear/fray to foil at base of spine has been archivally mended with Japanese tissue paper. Light shelf r... View more info

The First Little Golden Book Of Fairy Tales Little Golden Book #9

By: Elliott, Gertrude

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1946

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30942

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Little Golden Book #9. 2nd printing, as staed on copyright page. Snugly bound and neat. Prior owner name written neatly on the publisher provided area inside the cover board. Just very light shelf rub and trace stress to boards at edges. Contents bright and fresh. VG+ View more info

Nursery Songs - Little Golden Book #7

By: Gale, Leah (Arranger) & Corinne Malvern (Illust. )

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1942

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 35422

Condition: Very Good


Color & b/w ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; Soundly bound in original color illustrated covers with publisher's plain blue cloth backstrip. Back board lists 12 total number of then published Little Golden Books. Light shelf rubbing to board edges and light stress in the front hinge at the top edge. Mild fingering and soiling to a few leaves. No names or marks. VG View more info

The Great Big Fire Engine Book

By: Gergely, Tibor (Illustrations)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30551

Condition: Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 20 pages; 1st "A" edition of the "Big" edition. Massive oversize HC in original glazed color pictorial boards. Publisher's "A100100" printing indication on the lower front corner of the front pastedown. Laminate lifting with some light peeling along the spine edge over the hinge. The top 2 or 3 inches of the spine surface have rough tear/separation along the edges but there is nothing missing. We have reinforced and me... View more info

Little Orphan Annie and Big Train Robbery; Big Little Book #1140

By: Gray, Harold

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Racine WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19422

Condition: Very Good-


48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 294 pages; Big Little Book #1140. Solid clean copy in color pictorial, paper covered boards. Notoriously fragile, this big little book is soundly bound and missing no pages nor any part of the external binding. The spine is moderately cocked and there is a storage curve to the cover board, but the book is surprisingly bright and neat. VG- View more info

Hansel and Gretel Little Golden Book # 17

By: Grimm, Jacob & William and Erika Weihs (Illust. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31054

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1st printing, stated. Little Golden Book #17. Snugly bound in original matte surface, color illustrated paper covered boards. Plain, textured blue paper covered spine. LGB catalog on rear board ends with title #27. Covers are uniformly bright and neat with just trace shelf rub and mild tapping to front corners and a bit of superficial shelf soiling to cover.. Trace rub to blue paper spine covering at spine ends and mild nic... View more info

Chester the Little Pony; Book-Elf Book # 452

By: Gunder, Eman & Clare McKinley (Illust. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35483

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages; HC 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and bright. 1st printing with #452 catalog number and Ran McNally catalog on rear board ending with title #453. Just mild shelf rubbing to board edges. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage. Bright fresh and very neat 1st printing. VG+ View more info

Alley Oop and Dinny in the Jungles of Moo (Better Little Book #1473)

By: Hamlin, V. T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Racine WI, Whitman Publishing Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33875

Condition: Very Good-


24mo 5" - 6" tall; 424 pages; [1943] Whitman Publishing Company (Better Little Book #1473). Copyright listed as 1938 (for the original comic) but numbering of the title by Whitman indicates a 1943 printing. Small format, stout HC in publisher's color pictorial paper covered boards. Binding sound and contents complete. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped and rubbed. Prior owner name penned to front endpage Expected and usual moderate age toning to page stock. ... View more info

The Little Red Fire Engine

By: Havel, Vic

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Racine WI, Samuel Lowe Co.: 1953

Seller ID: 12962

Condition: Near Fine


Bonnie Standout Book #4195; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1953 Samuel Lowe Co. HC in pictorial boards with die-cut fire engins standing out in 3 dimensions from the front cover. Paper over spine intact and clean. No marks. Just trace rub to tips and surfaces. Very attractive copy. VG+ View more info

Dale Evans and the Lost Gold Mine

By: Hill, Monica; Crawford, Mel

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12748

Condition: Very Good+


A Little Golden Book 213-25; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages; 1954 Little Golden Book # 213-25. 1st printing w "A" on terminal page. Bright tight and neat; no marks. Foil spine intact and bright. Just mild shelf rub to extremities. VG++ View more info