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Catalog Last Updated: 06/11/22 143 items.

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Albrecht, Allene.   DICKIE AND DONNIE ON THE FARM  
St. Louis: Concordia Publishing, 1945. 1st ed. 29 pages. Paperback. Two little boys ride the train to adventure on Grandpa's farm. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Binding firm, chips along spine and a corner crease on front. No name or marks. # B9040. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aldag, Kurt, & Ken Rush (illus).   SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE  
New York: Macmillan, 1992. 1st ed. 30 pages. Hardcover. 0027002055 0-02-700205-5. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by both the uthor and by the illustrator. An old blue car comes back through town.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear. Dj is price clipped. # B7862. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alger, Jr., Horatio.   THE YOUNG EXPLORER: OR AMONG THE SIERRAS  
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1900. Reprint. 285 pages. Hardcover. Third book in the Pacific Series of rags to riches adventure stories. PON dated 1906. Colorful endpapers different front and rear.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, foxing on pages. Edges darkened. # B6378. $21.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alger, Jr., Horatio.   THE YOUNG MINER: OR TOM NELSON IN CALIFORNIA  
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1900. Reprint. 288 pages. Hardcover. Second book in the Pacific Series of rags to riches adventure stories. PON dated 1906. Colorful endpapers different front and rear.
Good/No Jacket. Binding firm, foxing on pages. Edges darkened, spine silverfished. # B6382. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alter, Judy.   AFTER PA WAS SHOT  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1991. Reprint. 189 pages. Paperback. 0936650125 0-936650-12-5. Twelve year old girl heroine in early 1900s story for kids 9-12.
New/Wraps. Stock from our archives. Book still in publisher shrinkwrap. # E4148. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alter, Judy.   MIDABEAU B. LAMAR: SECOND PRESIDENT OF TEXAS  
Abilene: State House Press, 2005. 1st ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. 1880510979 1-880510-97-9. Biography for young readers. Drawings by Patrick Messersmith. Timeline, glossary, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0676. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, C.W.   BLAZE AND THE INDIAN CAVE  
New York: Macmillan, 1964. Book Club ed. 46 pages. Hardcover. A Billy and Blaze Book adventure story.Orange and white boards with b/w illustration on front. Page-size illustrations by the author throughout.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Wear at spine ends. Corners lightly rubbed. # E3890. $38.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Andrea, Geri.   CIRCUS PARADE (SIGNED)  
Chicago: World Arts and Science, 1950. Limited ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by the author on blank page before title page. Numbered 409/789 and signed again on limitation page at rear. Fifty-three poems about animals and characters of the circus. Shiny, cream-colored boards with silver titles and circus horse and rider on front
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no writing other than author's, sharp corners. Tanning on text edges and board edges. # E1672. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bailey, Arthur Scott.   TALE OF PADDY MUSKRAT (SLEEPY-TIME TALES)  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1916. Reprint. 112 pages. Hardcover. Paddy Muskrat's adventures illustrated by Harry L. Smith. Has owner name and Merry Xmas Dec. 25 1918 on front paste-down, along with a Christms sticker. Tan cloth-covered boards with red title and red and green illustration on front. Green title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no other marks. Square corners. Suprisingly little wear. # E2635. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barber, Shirley.   MARTHA B. RABBIT AND FRIENDS  
Montreal, Canada: Tormont Publications, Inc.. 1st ed. 64 pages. Spiral Bound. 2764101228 2-7641012-2-8. Over-size, beautifully illustrated childrens picture and story book. Spiral-bound with plastic carrying handle attached to spiral. Contains three books bound together in one easy-carry volume: The Fairies Cook, Daphne the Forgetful Duck, The Unexpected Guests. Uncommon. Measures 14.8 x 10.75 inches, not including the handle which is 2.5 inches wide.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Very minor edge rubbing on the boards. No tears, no name or marks. A bright and clean copy. # E4174. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, Stephanie.   NINE LIVES: THE BETE BOOK 2 (SIGNED)  
CreatSpace, 2017. 2nd ed. 270 pages. Paperback. 1544666713 1544666713. Sci-Fi/Fantasy for young adults. Signed by the author, a friend of our store.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 35981. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, George.   YOUNG SCIENTIST AND SPORTS: FEATURING BASEBALL, FOOTBALL, BASKETB  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962. Reprint. 159 pages. Hardcover. Drawings throughout by Mildrid Waltrip.
VG/VG. Foxing, o/w clean, corner bumps, no name. Dj has edgewear, short tear. # B1119. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barr, George.   YOUNG SCIENTIST LOOKS AT SKYSCRAPERS  
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. The how and why of building construction for sidewalk superintendents, illustrated by Mildred Waltrip.
Near Fine/VG. Light foxing, o/w clean, tight, unmarked. Bright Dj is edgeworn. # B1123. $18.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beust; Fenner; Leary, et. al., .   ADVENTURES HERE AND THERE  
New York: Grolier Incorporated, 1958. Reprint. 333 pages. Hardcover. 0717214508 0-7172-1450-8. A collection of 42 excerpts from works of adventure, folklore, humor, the frontier and more from noted children's authors. Illustrated by a variety of artists and styles, from line drawings, two-tone block prints & watercolors. A late 1960s / early 1970s printing as it has a partial ISBN on the copyright page.
Fine/No Jacket. A very nice copy, unmarked, clean and solidly bound with no wear. # E3676. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bicknell, Frank M.   DOUBLE PRINCE, OR A FALL THROUGH THE MOON  
Boston: Dana Estes & Company, 1901. 1st ed. 79 pages. Hardcover. Young reader's tale. In red cloth with black decorations. 7 full page b/w illus.
VG/No Jacket. Gift inscription, else quite nice. # A8481. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boggan, W.D.   CHILDREN'S SPOOKY TALES  
Kingsville, TX: Boggan, 1980. 57 pages. Paperback. Privately published children's scary stories set in Falfurrias and South Texas. Illustrated with b/w costume photos, probably author's family members. Quite well done. Not dated, but circa 1975-1985. Unusual and scarce.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A8587. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boy Scouts, .   WEBELOS SCOUT BOOK  
Irving, Texas: Boy Scouts of America, 1988. Reprint. 416 pages. Paperback. 0839532350 0-8395-3235-0.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Includes Parent's Guide, still attatched. # B4032. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brenner, Anita.   TIMID GHOST: OR WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH A SACKFUL OF GOLD¨  
Reading, MA: Young Scott/Addison-Wesl, 1975. Reprint. Hardcover. 0201093715 0-201-09371-5. A Mexican folktale of greed, illustrated by Jean Charlot.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A9333. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brooklyn Public Library, .   BROOKLYN POPS UP  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. 1st ed. 7 pages. Hardcover. 0689840195 0-689-84019-5. Pop-ups by the world's best illustrators and paper engineers. As a tour of Brooklyn icons there are seven scenes plus an action cover by Maurice Sendak. Robert Sabuda is among the other artists.
Near Fine/No Jacket. All parts in perfect working order, no breaks or mends. # B8059. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Buckley-archer, Linda.   GIDEON THE CUTPURSE (ARC)  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. ARC ed. 383 pages. Paperback. 0689052502 0-689-05250-2. Advance review Copy in slipcase.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No visible wear on book, slipcase has just a bit of shelf rubbing. # B3772. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burgess, Thornton W.   THE ADVENTURES OF BUSTER BEAR  
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1932. 1st ed. 120 pages. Hardcover. Number 11 in the Bedtime Story-Books Series. Tan cloth-covered boards with illustration in black and red of animals running from Buster, who has a bucket hanging on his neck. There are 6 grey-tone plates by Harrison Cady. No dustjacket.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding and hinges, square corners, no marks. Spine ends softened. Clean. Endpapers foxed. # E4224. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burgess, Thornton W.   THE ADVENTURES OF UNC' BILLY POSSUM  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1919. Reprint. 117 pages. Hardcover. Grey cloth-covered boards with egg-sucking possum in red coveralls on the front. Six b/w page-size illustrations. 1919 reprint of 1914 original.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, corners and spine ends bumped and worn. Owner name erased. Small, old round sticker from a bookstore. # E4218. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burland, Cottie.   MEN WITHOUT MACHINES: THE STORY OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES  
Garden City: Natural History Press, 1969. 1st Am. ed. 252 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with b/w & color photos, drawings & paintings, the history of primitive peoples around the world and cultural inter-actions today.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # A5902. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Camusso, Lorenzo.   THE VOYAGES OF COLUMBUS, 1492-1504  
New York: Dorset Press, 1991. 1st Am. ed. 79 pages. Boards. 0880297077 0-88029-707-7. Nicely done young reader's history of Columbus' four expeditions to the New World. Color & b/w illustrations.
Fine/No Jacket. # A8502. $4.95     Inquire Now  
Carlisle, Clark.   BUGS BUNNY'S CARROT MACHINE #127, 39 CENTS  
New York: Golden Press, 1971. 1st ed. 22 pages. Hardcover. First printing Little Golden Book with Bugs and his machine on front. Bright gold spine with animals and flowers. Number 127 and 39 cent price on front. First printing.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no marks, no wear. Clear film over front board is beginning to lift in places along foredge. # E4222. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carpenter, Frances.   THE WAYS WE TRAVEL: CARPENTER'S JOURNEY CLUB TRAVELS  
New York: American Book Company, 1929. 298 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos throughout. Color frontis photo of the Journey Club kids. Appendix of suggestions for teachers. Index. Strong cloth internal hinges. Tan cloth-covered boards with red titles and front illustration. Teaches the history and importance of transportation and communication by people all over the world. Uncommon.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no name or marks. Edges darkened, but little wear. # E2262. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Charles A. Dana Center, .   MATHEMATICS STANDARDS IN THE CLASSROOM: RESOURCES FOR GRADES 3-5  
Austin: Charles A. Dana Center, 2002. 1st ed. 320 pages. Paperback. 097079486X 0-9707948-6-X. Comprehensive mathematics curriculum geared for Texas' TEKS program. Grade Levels 3 to 5.
VG/Wraps. Unmarked, small rubbed place on front cover. # B8012. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cook, Marguerite.   PRIMARY AND BEGINNERS SONGS AND SERVICES  
Elgin, IL: David C. Cook Publishing, 1902. 64 pages. Paperback. Words and music for religious and temperance songs and hymns for use by children in Sunday School. Also gives the order of service in the Primary and Beginners department. Cover is cloth-backed paper, with black cloth spine. No title on spine. Date given for book is latest copyright on any of the songs. Number 104 printed at top of front cover has been scribbled over.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, no name or writing. # B8498. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cox, Bertha Mae.   TRUE TALES OF TEXAS  
Dallas: Turner Co., 1949. 1st ed. 292 pages. Hardcover. Blue cloth-covered boardswith black titles and light blue Texas outlne. Illustrated by Lura Ann Taylor Hedrick with color frontis and b/w drawings throughout. Texas history textbook for upper elementary school grades. Probably first edition.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Very tight, only mark is number stamped on front pastedown. Foxed top edge. Clean, crisp, with appearance of never used. Scuffed on edges from storage. # E2790. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cummings, Priscilla.   CHADWICK THE CRAB (SIGNED)  
Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1989. Reprint. 30 pages. Boards. 087033347X 0-87033-347-X. Children's picture book about a crab from Chesapeake Bay who moves to the Baltimore aquarium. Illustrated byA.R. Cohen. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, straight, and square. # B8815. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
D'Allance, Mireille.   BEAR'S CHRISTMAS STAR  
New York: Margaret K. McElderry, 2000. 1st Am. ed. 28 pages. Hardcover. 0689838263 0-689-83826-3. Children's Christmas season book about a bear to small to help Papa decorate the tree. American edition translated from French.
Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E4223. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Disney Staff, .   BLACK HOLE  
New York: Random House, 1979. 1st ed. 44 pages. Hardcover. 0394842790 0-394-84279-0. Space adventure from Disney Studios for kids 8-9 years old.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Spine ends chipped. Inside crisp and clean. # E3525. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Drake, David.   PATRIOTS  
Riverdale, NY: Baen Books, 2016. Reprint. 324 pages. Paperback. 1476781915 1476781915. Young adult space opera full of action and adventure. A new Revolutionary War-25th century style.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no marks, minor scuffing along back edge of spine. # E3831. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edwards, H. Wayne.   KARTON KUTIES  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1971. 1st ed. 44 pages. Hardcover. 0811103900 0-8111-0390-0. Directions for making all kinds of animal figures from styrofoam egg cartons. Illustrated by the author. From our really old Naylor stock.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj clipped. No wear. # B4276. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fine, Janice, & Lois Watt.   BENITO AND THE BOOTSTRAPS  
San Antonio: Naylor, 1970. 1st ed. 48 pages. Hardcover. 0811103811 0-8111-0381-1. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Barbara Brigham. Told in rhyme, the story of an inner-city child warned by a cop to stay in school and "pull himself up by the bootstraps".
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives with a hint of aging. # B4175. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Finger, Charles J.   BOBBIE AND JOCK AND THE MAILMAN  
New York: Jr. Lit. Guild/Henry Holt & Co, 19. 1st ed. 156 pages. Hardcover. Story of little girl's adventure at her uncle's farm. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Helen Finger. Blue cloth-covered boards with black titles on front and spine. Pictorial map endpapers.
X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. Hinges and all pages firm and undamaged. Owner name dated 1942. Former library copy with library name stamped on two places inside. Corners lightly bumped, spine ends worn. # E2085. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fischler, Stan.   HOCKEY'S GREAT RIVALRIES: VOL. 7, PRO HOCKEY LIBRARY  
New York: Random House, 1974. 1st ed. 151 pages. Hardcover. 039492830X 0-394-92830-X. Exciting accounts of great individual and team duels in hockey history. B/w photos. colorful pictorial cover.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no wear, no marks. Spine is sun-faded. # E2287. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flower, Jessie Graham.   GRACE HARLOWE'S OVERLAND RIDERS IN THE GREAT NORTH WOODS  
Philadephia: Henry Altemus Company, 1921. Reprint. 255 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards, illustration of riders on front in brown, black and orange. Illustrated with several b/w drawings without attribution. Early reprint by the original publisher, no date on the title page. Eight pages of ads at rear for publisher's other young reader's books.
Good/No Jacket. Firm binding, front hinge paper separated some. No owner marks. Spine ends worn, corners rubbed. Foxing. Spine darkened. Scattered areas of insect damage on cloth of cover. # E2740. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Force, Roland W., & Maryanne Tefft Force.   THE AMERICAN INDIANS  
New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1991. Reprint. 126 pages. Paperback. 0791002802 0-7910-0280-2. From The Peoples of North America Series. Map, color and b/w illustrations. Introduction by Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1082. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fowler, Zenita.   THE LAST INNOCENT SUMMER  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1990. Reprint. 144 pages. Paperback. 0875650457 0-87565-045-7. A Chaparral Book for Young Readers. Story of a 10-year old girl in a small East Texas town in 1931.
Fine/Wraps. New, in publisher shrinkwrap. # 00905. $9.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Garland, Sherry.   BEST HORSE ON THE FORCE (SIGNED)  
New York: Henry Holt, 1991. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0805016589 0-8050-1658-9. Children's action-adventure story involving the Houston Mounted Police. Inscribed and signed by the author. NOT X-LIBRARY OR SCHOOL.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Shelfwear. # B1200. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Geissen, Steve, & Vuthy Kuon.   WILLIE & THE WORLD WIDE WEB (SIGNED)  
Houston: Three Leaves Publishing, 1998. Hardcover. 0966197402 0-9661974-0-2. Childrens' computer-adventure inscribed "To ____", signed by the illustrator, including a humorous drawing of a kid kicking a soccer ball, and dated 12/06/01. Alternating pages of text by Geissen and color plates by Kuon. Glossary of computer and internet terms.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear or owner marks on book or dustjacket. # E2844. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilbert, Minnie.   SUNRISE SONG  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1984. 1st ed. 114 pages. Hardcover. 0890154686 0-89015-468-6. Memories of growing up close to the Rio Grand in the time between the world wars. Stories of how the cultures of Anglos and Mexicans have blended. Illustrated with drawings by Marilyn Moseley. Two pages of Spanish glossary.
Fine/Fine. New, never sold stock from our archives. Faint foxing on top edge. # E2352. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gruener, Barbara, & Audrye Williams (Ill.   MR. QUIGLEY'S KEYS (SIGNED)  
Alexandria, VA: EduMatch, 2021. 1st ed. Paperback. 1953852270 1-953852-27-0. Touching story of a beloved school maintenance man who lost his hearing in WWII, but spoke volumes and inspired students with his kindness and generosity. Lovely illustrations by Audrye Williams.
New/Wraps. SIGNED with an inspirational quote by the author, a friend of our store. New copies. # 37590. $16.99   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gunsher, Cheryl.   LEV THE LUCKY LULAV  
Edison, NJ: Prism Press, 1993. 1st ed. 24 pages. Boards. 188160201X 1-881602-01-X. Colorful illustrations by the author on every page. Tells the story of the feuding Etrog and Lulev as it describes a family's preparations for the Jewish holiday of Succot.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, with no marks. There is no wear on the book, but glue used in the binding has stained the spine. # B7172. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hanna, Paul R., & Genevieve A. Hoyt.   AT HOME  
Chicago: Scott, Foresman & Co., 1961. Reprint. 72 pages. Hardcover. First grade reader helps teach thinking abilities, social understanding, and behavior traits, along with increasing reading skills of beginners. In a feat of crossover book characters, Dick and Jane appear in one story.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps. A clean, solid copy. The school name is stamped on the endpapers/title page and the borrower pocket has been removed. No other marks. Wear on lower end of spine. # E3685. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hanson, Ruth K.   BIRD AND ROCKET STORIES  
Boston: Forum Publishing Company, 1960. 80 pages. Hardcover. Stories featuring a society of birds as they live their lives. Moss green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles on front and spine. White dustjacket illustrated in red and blue. Uncommon.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, no name or marks. Corners square. Edges of boards are silverfished. Dustjacket has no tears or chips. # E3888. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Leon A.   YOUNG PERU: CHILDREN OF PERU AT WORK AND AT PLAY  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1969. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. Orange and red cloth covered boards with photo of child hugging an alpaca on the front. Dustjacket matches the cover. B/w photos illustrate the different kinds of life in the diverse landscape of Peru. Sturdy cloth internal hinge of library binding.
Near Fine/VG. Unused book from our archives. No wear or marks. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Color of dustjacket spine has faded. # E1863. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hart, Kim.   BEATRICE AND RAYMOND: A UNIVERSAL MESSAGES BOOK (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2012. 1st ed. Paperback. 1477249516 1477249516. A lesson in how change can make us stronger. Beautiful art work by John Garancheski.
New/Wraps. A new book signed by the author. # 33315. $16.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hastings, Howard L.   WATCH: SHEPHERD OF THE RANGE  
New York: Cupples & Leon, 1939. 278 pages. Hardcover. Story for young readers about thre ranch kids and their sheep-hearding dog. Lots of adventures. Pale orange boards with red titles on front and spine. Top edge dyed red. No dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges. Corners lightly bumped. No name or marks. # E2088. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hayes, Joe, & Rebecca Leer.   A SPOON FOR EVERY BITE / UNA CUCHARA PARA CADA BOCADO (SIGNED)  
El Paso: Cinco Puntos Press, 2005. 1st ed. Paperback. 0938317938 0-938317-93-8. Bi-lingual Spanish-English retelling from a Hispanic story tradition of the Southwest. Inscribed and signed by the author. Colorful full page illustrations by Rebecca Leer.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, firm, looks new. # B2213. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Horn, Ernest, & Ernest J. Ashbaugh.   LIPPINCOTT'S NEW HORN-ASHBAUGH SPELLER PART TWO, GRADES VII-VIII  
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1926. 1st ed. 149 pages. Hardcover. Instructions to teachers and students, word lists, rules and use of difficult words.
VG/No Jacket. No wear, tight. Top edge of FEP torn off, probably to remove name. Old price and small scribble on front endpapers, no other marks, tears or dog eared pages. Small white spot on cover. # E0089. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hubbard, Freeman.   GREAT DAYS OF THE CIRCUS  
New York: American Heritage, 1962. 1st ed. 153 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with paintings, prints, drawings, posters, and photos of the period. A book in the American Heritage Junior Library series.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, owner bookplate. Rubbed on edges and spine tips. # B8731. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hutt, Wolfgang.   THE LIVING COUNTRYSIDE  
Leipzig, GDR: Edition Leipzig, 1973. 1st ed. 60 pages. Hardcover. A child's history of the ways artists have portrayed flora, fauna, and the outdoors since earliest times. Illustrated throughout in b/w and color.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No indication of use or handling. # B4793. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnston, Annie Fellows.   THE LITTLE COLONEL'S HOLIDAYS  
Boston: Page & Company, 1910. Reprint. 232 pages. Hardcover.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, PO dated Xmas 1911. Eight b/w illustrations by Bridgman. # B4057. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kearby, Mike, & Mack White.   TEXAS TALES ILLUSTRATED  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2011. 32 pages. Paperback. 0875654398 0-87565-439-8. Illustrated story of the Texas Revolution,with timeline, text of Treaties of Velasco, maps, bibliography, and revolution word search puzzle. Stapled shiny soft cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0696. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ketteman, Helen, & Marsha Lynn Winborn.   GRANDMA'S CAT (SIGNED)  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. Reprint. Hardcover. 0395730945 0-395-73094-5. Inscribed and signed on the title page by the author. Illustrated by Marsha Lynn Winborn.
Near Fine/VG. Book is tight, unmarked and without wear. Dustjacket has tiny tear at spine top. # E2632. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Klaveness, Jan O'Donnell.   KEEPER OF THE LIGHT  
New York: Morrow, 1990. 1st ed. 181 pages. Hardcover. 0688069967 0-688-06996-7. Young adult mystery fiction. Traveling to Cape Hatteras to claim an inheritance, a sixteen-year-old finds his life in danger when he starts to investigate events surrounding his grandmother's death.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight and unmarked. # B9241. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lansing, Marion Florence.   QUAINT OLD STORIES TO READ AND ACT  
Boston: Ginn & Co., 1912. 177 pages. Hardcover. From the Open Road Library of Juvenile Literature. Sturdy cloth internal hinges. Illustrated with drawings by Charles Copeland. Dark red cloth-covered boards with black decorations and titles on front and spine. Small 4.75 x 6.75 inch format.
VG/No Jacket. Tight and square. No name or marks. Widespread silverfish nibbles in the red surface. # E0851. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lasater, Annette N.   LORENZO & DON CLEMENTE  
Albany, Texas: Blanton-Casey, 1976. 1st ed. 41 pages. Hardcover. Story of a American boy and his ranchhand friend Don Clemente in northern Mexico. Iillustrated throughout with pen and ink drawings by Ronald Thomason. Book designed by William Wittliff. Rust colored cloth-covered boards, paste-on illustrated title label on front and black title on spine.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # E3191. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lasater, Annette, & Louise Robertson.   GRANDDAD'S FARM HOUSE  
no place: Self Published, 1978. 1st ed. 42 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with lovely pencil drawings by Robertson. Green cloth-covered boards. Unpaginated, but about 42 pages.
VG/No Jacket. No wear or marks. Light foxing on edges and back cover. # E3180. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Levine, Ellen.   THE TREE THAT WOULD NOT DIE (SIGNED)  
New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1995. 1st ed. 30 pages. Hardcover. 0590437240 0-590-43724-0. Young reader's story of the Treaty Oak in Austin, Texas so named for being the tree under whcih Stephen F. Austin signed a treaty with the Native Indians. The author tells the story from the perspective of the 500 year-old oak, and the many changes it has seen. In 1989 it was poisoned. The tree survived with lots remedial care, and today is viewed as a symbol of strength and endurance. This copy is signed on the front endpaper by both the author and the illustrator.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket has a tear at the lower front. Book is clean, tight, unmarked. # B9430. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Main, Mildred Miles.   FOOTPRINTS  
Austin: Steck Co., 1957. 1st ed. 227 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings by Elizabeth Rice. Very clean and tight. Spine tips barely softened, but board corners are sharp as new. PON. Dj is clipped, but shows price of $2.25. Bright Dj is lightly worn at tips with short closed tear at spine top.
Near Fine/Good+. Biographical sketches of 25 leaders of US and Southern history. # B2559. $12.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marlowe, Amy Bell.   FRANCES OF THE RANGES  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1915. Reprint. 305 pages. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth-covered boards with star in circle device on front and soine. Illustraed with several b/w plates. At the end of the story are synopsese of five other books by this author, and several pages of listings of other books for young readers published by Grosset & Dunlap.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges, undated Chrisrmas greeting to Phylis from Bob. Square corners, straight spine. Top edge foxed. # E2741. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marshak, Samuel.   THE MONTH-BROTHERS: A SLAVIK TALE (SIGNED)  
New York: William Morrow, 1983. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0688015093 0-688-01509-3. Czechoslovakian folktale translated from Russian by Thomas Whitney, and illustrated with beautiful jewel-tone drawings by Diane Stanley. Inscribed to owner and signed by the illustrator.
Near Fine/Good+. Book clean, tight without wear. Dustjacket is price-clipped, scuffed on corners and has a one-inch mended tear at lower back. # B8817. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Matthews, Billie L., & Virginia E. Hurlb.   CLOUDS OVER TEXAS (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1986. 1st ed. 110 pages. Hardcover. 0890155429 0-89015-542-9. Two boys, a new Texan and a Native Tejano find adventure and friendship in the new Republic. SIGNED by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New, never sold stock from our archives. Faint foxing on some white areas of dustjacket. # E2353. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McGhee, Karen, & George McKay.   ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANIMALS  
New York: National Geographic, 2007. Deluxe 1st ed. 256 pages. Vinyl. 0792274601 0-7922-7460-1. Beautiful color drawings highlight this overview of the animal kindom. Deluxe edition in blue padded vinyl over boards, gilt edges and decor, ribbon marker. Great for younger readers.
Fine/No Jacket. Appears never read. # B6584. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McLoughlin Brothers, .   PLEASURE BOOK FOR LITTLE FOLKS  
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1885. 258 pages. Hardcover. Stories and poems for and about children. Illustrated throughout with lovely b/w engravings. Color lithograph paper-covered boards. No copyright date, but there is a birthday gift inscription on front endpaper dated 11 December 1889.
Good/No Jacket. All pages firm, front hinge open to cloth, rear hinge paper cracking. Corners very worn, spine ends rolled and worn. # E0859. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meador, Nancy, & Betty Harman.   THE MOON ROCK HEIST  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1988. 1st ed. 105 pages. Hardcover. 0890156670 0-89015-667-0. Kids catch thief who stole moon rock from display at their school. Top edge foxed.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj spine sunned. Never sold from old stock. # B4161. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mears, James R.   THE IRON BOYS AS FOREMEN: OR HEADING THE DIAMOND DRILL SHIFT  
Philadephia: Henry Altemus Company, 1912. 251 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards with red and black illustration of an iron worker on front. Red title on front and spine. Scattered b/w illustrations. Six page catalogue of Henry Altemus Company's books for real boys and girls at rear. The Boys of Steel Series. Presumed 1st.
Good+/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm, finger soil on boards. Corners square, spine ends rolled. Owner name on front and rear paste-down. Endpapers and edges foxed. # E2920. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mears, James R.   THE IRON BOYS IN THE MINE: OR STARTING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SHAFT  
Philadephia: Henry Altemus Company, 1912. 256 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards with red and black illustration of an iron worker on front. Red title on front and spine. Scattered b/w illustrations. Six page catalogue of Henry Altemus Company's books for real boys and girls at rear. The Boys of Steel Series. Presumed 1st.
Good+/No Jacket. Hinges and binding very firm, unmarked. Corners square, spine ends rolled. # E2919. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Montgomery, Rutherford.   MCNULTY'S HOLIDAY ILLUSTRATED BY CHARLES GEER  
New York: Duell, Sloan, Pearce, 1963. 1st ed. 150 pages. Hardcover. Stated first edition. Firm binding, sharp corners, unmarked save for a number written on FFEP. Bright yellow Dj has light crinkle at spine ends and half inch closed tear lower front. Edges foxed book and Dj.
Good+/Good+. # B1563. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morgan, Nina Hermanna.   PRAIRIE STAR  
New York: Viking, 1955. 1st ed. 189 pages. Hardcover. Norwegian girl comes to the North Dakota frontier in the early 1900s.
Good+/No Jacket. # A5242. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Murray, David.   EXPLORING THE BIBLE: A BIBLE READING PLAN FOR KIDS  
Wheaton IL: Crossway, 2017. 1st ed. 219 pages. Paperback. 1433556863 1433556863. Will lead kids 6-12 through the Bible one day at a time for a year.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3695. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Myers, The.   PETS FOR BABY: A REAL CLOTH BOOK  
Racine: Whitman Publishing, 1958. Reprint. 6 pages. Rags. Vintage fabric picture book for infants with a sewn spine. Bright, colorful full-page illustrations. Whitman number 2265:29.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Has child name from Mother and Dad, March 1964. No other sign of handling. Very light foxing along two edges on back. # B7629. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Neugeboren, Jay.   POLI: A MEXICAN BOY IN EARLY TEXAS  
Austin: Corona Publishing, 1989. 1st ed. 123 pages. Hardcover. 0931722721 0-931722-72-1. Fictionalized account of life among three main elements that made up early Texas; Mexicans, Indians, and Anglos. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Tom Leamon.
VG/VG. No marks, no wear. Foxing on top edge. Dustjacket has light rubbing. # E2349. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Optic, Oliver, (William T. Adams).   THE BLUE AND THE GRAY: ON THE BLOCKADE  
Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1890. 355 pages. Hardcover. Third book in the young reader's Civil War series Blue and Gray - Afloat. William Taylor Adams wrote many adventure stories for young readers under the pseudonym Oliver Optic. Blue and gray cloth-covered boards with bright gilt decoration. Six b/w plates, plus tissue-protected frontis. Christmas gift inscription.
Fair/No Jacket. Binding firm, hinges intact. Corners square, Spine ends worn. Spine sun-darkened. # E2662. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   ANDY'S WARD: A STORY OF CIRCUS PEOPLE  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Reprint. 358 pages. Hardcover. Grosset and Dunlap 1920's reprint of Penn Publishing 1895 original. Tan cloth covers with dark green titles. Pictorial endpapers. Dark green top edge.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, solid, no marks or name. Spine ends worn, corners softened. # B4042. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   THE BOY SPIES OF OLD NEW YORK  
New York: A.L. Burt Co., 1899. 265 pages. Hardcover. The story of how the Young SPies prevented the Capture of General Washington. In decorative cream cloth covers.
VG/No Jacket. Owner's name, clean. # B4046. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   THE MINUTE BOYS OF PHILADELPHIA  
Boston: Page & Company, 1926. New Edition. 315 pages. Hardcover. New edition, being a reprint by Page & Co. of the Estes original. In pictorial yellow cloth covers, with fine b/w engravings by L.J. Bridgman on individual pages.
VG/No Jacket. No names or marks. A nice, solid copy. # B4043. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   THE MINUTE BOYS OF THE MOHAWK VALLEY  
Boston: Page & Company, 1926. New Edition. 315 pages. Hardcover. New edition, being a reprint by Page & Co. of the Estes original. In pictorial yellow cloth covers, with fine b/w engravings by A. Burnham White on individual pages.
VG/No Jacket. No names or marks. A nice, solid copy. # B4044. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Otis, James.   MR. STUBB'S BROTHER: A SEQUEL TO TOBY TYLER  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1910. Reprint. 245 pages. Hardcover. Not a library book, but someone has affixed an unmarked pocket and date slip to front endpapers. Four b/w illustrations with no artist named.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B4091. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Paradis, Adrian A.   GOLD: KING OF METALS  
New York: Hawthorn Books, 1970. 1st ed. 80 pages. Hardcover. A social history of gold around the world for young readers. Illustrated by Lorence F. Bjorklund.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, but has a small red dot remainder mark on bottom. Appears never opened to read. # E0805. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Persing (ed.), Chester L.   CHAMPIONS: DISCOVERY SERIES - BOOK THREE  
New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1941. Reprint. 388 pages. Hardcover. Autobiographies of 24 people in varied fields: entertainment, sports, medicine, business, the arts. Written in a manner to interest the slower reader. A school book issued to one student who used it very little. A portrait drawn by Samuel Nisenson for each story. Green cloth with yellow title and decoration. No external school markings.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight. School label inside front board. Pocket in back. # B6818. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phillips, Sheila Starks.   EGGSTRA-ORDINARY SURPRISE (SIGNED)  
Sugar Land, TX: RWP Interests, 2001. 1st ed. 40 pages. Hardcover. 0967919509 0-9679195-0-9. Illustrated by Lynnett G. Alderson. Inscribed to Madison by the author.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked save for author inscription. # B2851. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rathborne, St. George.   HOUSE BOAT BOYS: OR DRIFTING DOWN TO THE SUNNY SOUTH  
Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., 1912. 1st ed. 313 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards illustrated in blue, black, and white with house boat and boy in foreground. Spine has white title and blue, black, and white boat. Nine pages of advertisements for other Boys' books from the publisher. Gift inscription dated 'Xmas 1912'. Illustrated endpapers in red and white. The 3rd book in the Canoe and Campfire Series.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges. Square corners. # E2921. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Redmond, Marilyn.   HENRY HAMILTON IN OUTER SPACE (SIGNED)  
Gretna, LA: Pelican Press, 1991. 1st ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 0882898205 0-88289-820-5. Dj has a one inch closed tear bottom front otherwise near fine.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked save for author inscription. Signed by author. # B3434. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reeves, James, & Robert Hodgson (illus).   THE RHYMING RIVER BOOK THREE  
London: Heinemann Educational, 1962. Reprint. 152 pages. Hardcover. Collection of poems for younger readers. B/w illstrations and woodcut mono-color decorations by Robert Hodgson. In brown cloth with cream decorations. A scarce series. Book number three of series.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Very clean & nice. # A8409. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Richards, Laura E.   SKETCHES AND SCRAPS WITH PICTURES BY HENRY RICHARDS  
Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1967. New Edition. 64 pages. Hardcover. This is a facsimile edition of the 1885 original. Great nonsense verse with wonderful period illustrations on every page. Blue cloth covered boards with paste-down picture of three children reading.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Appears never opened. A Legacy Library book. # B4079. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roberts, Willo Davis.   JO AND THE BANDIT  
New York: Atheneum, 1992. 1st ed. 185 pages. Hardcover. 068931745X 0-689-31745-X. Adventure in Texas in the time after the Civil War.
Fine/Fine. Older new stock from our archives. In perfect condition, as it never was sold. # E2354. $14.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rosenberg, Jane.   SING ME A STORY: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA'S BOOK OF OPERA STORIES FOR CHILDREN  
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1989. 1st ed. 159 pages. Hardcover. 0500014671 0-500-01467-1. Fifteen tales with 44 illustrations, including 29 color plates. Includes Aida, Carmen, Die Flerermaus, Hansel and Gretel, The Magic Flute, and many others. Introduction by Luciano Pavarotti.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight book has no wear, owner name inside front board. # E3359. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roy, Lillian Elizabeth.   FIVE LITTLE STARRS IN AN ISLAND CABIN  
New York: Platt & Peck, 1914. 1st ed. 229 pages. Hardcover. Silverfish damage along spine and board edges. No name or marks. Hinges firm.
Good/Poor. # B6358. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roy, Lillian Elizabeth.   FIVE LITTLE STARRS IN THE CANADIAN FOREST  
New York: Platt & Peck, 1915. 1st ed. 237 pages. Hardcover. Platt and Peck first edition, heavily silverfished along spine and edges. Grey cloth with kids in blue rectangles on cover. White Dj with dark blue decorations and title. Dj rubbed and tattered.
Fair/Poor. Hinges firm, no name or marks. # B6359. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roy, Lillian Elizabeth.   FIVE LITTLE STARRS ON A RANCH  
New York: Platt & Nourse Co., 1914. Reprint. 193 pages. Hardcover. Third book in the Five Little Starrs series. Boards covered in grey heavy linen with kids in blue rectangles. White dustjacket with full color illustration of the kids on front.
Good/Good. Binding firm, umarked. Corners square. Chip at spine foot. Dustjacket bright, haschips and small edgetears. A bookworm neatly bored a small hole into fore-edge, about 1/2 inch deep. # E2630. $18.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Salten, Felix.   PERRI  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1938. 1st ed. 228 pages. Hardcover. Story about Perri the squirrel, by the author of Bambi, who appears briefly in this tale. Translated by Barrows Mussey and illustrated with drawings by Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel. Rust-red cloth-covered boards with title in black rectangle and silver decorations. First edition. Parts of the dustjacket were tipped-in to the front endpapers, but later removed, leaving only traces.
Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges very firm. Spill stain on lower corner of first 34 pages. No owner name. Small old store sticker from The Personal Book Shop in Boston on endpaper. # E2956. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Seuss, Dr.   SCRAMBLED EGGS SUPER! (BOOK CLUB EDITION, PRE-ISBN ERA)  
New York: Random House, 1953. Book Club ed. 52 pages. Hardcover. Child searches everywhere for eggs from all kinds of birds to make a scramble. An early Random House Book Club Edition with no number line or ISBN. Large format 8.25 x 11.25 inches. Blue cover with a Kweet juggling red eggs.
Good/No Jacket. Hinges perfect, no writing or marks. Pages bright. Square corners. Small chips and losses to paper covering of boards at lower edge. 2 pages are creased on top edge. # E3919. $158.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shannon, George.   THE SURPRISE (SIGNED)  
New York: Greenwillow Books, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. 0688023134 0-688-02313-4. Unpaginated picture book with illustrations by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey. Inscribed to owner and signed in two places by the author.
VG/Good. Sewn binding is clean, tight and square. Dustjacket is price-clipped and has two small mended tears and a mended cut on the back. # B8820. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shapp, Martha and Charles.   LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT FIREMEN  
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1962. Reprint. 42 pages. Hardcover. Child's easy reader with 100 word vocabulary. Illustrated by Peter Costanza. Board book with traditional sewn binding. Red and white pictorial cover. Letter D denoting 4th printing.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Light damage at upper two inches of front external hinge. Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. # E3675. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shapp, Martha and Charles.   LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT HOUSES  
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1962. Reprint. 42 pages. Hardcover. Child's easy reader with 99 word vocabulary. Illustrated by Peter Costanza. Board book with traditional sewn binding. Brown, yellow, and white pictorial cover. Letter E denoting 5th printing.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Corners and spine ends rubbed. # E3671. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shapp, Martha and Charles.   LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT POLICEMEN  
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1962. Reprint. 42 pages. Hardcover. Child's easy reader with 99 word vocabulary. Illustrated by Peter Costanza. Board book with traditional sewn binding. Blue and white pictorial cover. Letter E denoting 5th printing.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Corners and spine ends rubbed. # E3670. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shapp, Martha and Charles.   LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT WHEELS  
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1962. Reprint. 42 pages. Hardcover. Child's easy reader with 100 word vocabulary. Illustrated by Peter Costanza. Board book with traditional sewn binding. Orange and white pictorial cover. Letter C denoting 3rd printing.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. # E3672. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shapp, Martha and Charles.   LET'S FIND OUT WHAT'S BIG AND WHAT'S SMALL  
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1959. Reprint. Hardcover. Child's easy reader with 91 word vocabulary. Illustrated by Vana Earle. Board book with traditional sewn binding. Rust and white pictorial cover. Letter E denoting 5th printing. Unpaginated.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. # E3673. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shapp, Martha and Charles.   LET'S FIND OUT WHAT'S LIGHT AND WHAT'S HEAVY  
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1961. Reprint. Hardcover. Child's easy reader with 98 word vocabulary. Illustrated by Ida Scheib. Board book with traditional sewn binding. Orange and white pictorial cover. Letter D denoting 4th printing. Unpaginated.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. # E3674. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sheehan, Sean, & David McAllister.   NATIVE AMERICANS: OVER 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS TO THINGS YOU WANT TO KNOW  
Bath UK: Parragon Publishing, 2000. 1st ed. 32 pages. Hardcover. 0752546481 0-7525-4648-1. Illustrated in color on every page with paintings and photos.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E1095. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shefelman, Janice.   A PEDDLER'S DREAM  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. 1st ed. 32 pages. Hardcover. 0395609046 0-395-60904-6. Lebanese immigrant struggles to build a life in central Texas around the turn-of-the-century. The Texas State capitol is seen in the background of many illustrations. Colorful illustrations are by Tom Shefelman.
Fine/Near Fine. Older new book from our archives. No wear. # E2355. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shields, Mary, & Donna Gates.   CAN DOGS TALK¨  
Fairbanks: Pyrola Publishing, 1991. Reprint. Paperback. 0961834811 0-9618348-1-1. Drawings and colorpaintings throughout by Donna Gates. Turns out dogs can communicate with people.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7926. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shippen, Katherine B.   A BRIDLE FOR PEGASUS  
New York: Viking Press, 1967. Reprint. 189 pages. Hardcover. Younger reader's history of flight, ealry dreamers, ballooning, aviation, voyages of adventure. A nice copy.
Fine/VG. # A4712. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Sidney, Margaret.   FIVE LITTLE PEPPERS ABROAD  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1937. Reprint. 310 pages. Hardcover. Blue tweed-look cover with dark blue illustration on front and title on spine. Reprint, lacking dustjacket.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, no name or marks. Square corners, wear to spine top and scuffing on lower spine at hinge. # E2957. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sprague, Besse Toulouse.   PANSY EYES: A MAID OF JAPAN  
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1922. 44 pages. Hardcover. Two linen pages printed with front and rear of doll to be cut-out and sewn. B/w illustrations throughout by Bess Devine Jewell. Background of each page is subtle peach and green Japanese landscape. Paper covered boards in black, white and yellow diagonal plaid, with illustration in center front. Cloth spine. First book in proposed Travel-Tot Series.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, corners rubbed. Owner and gifter names, dated 1926. Short tears on several pages. # E0017. $150.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stack, Richard L.   THE DOGGONEST CHRISTMAS (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1988. Hardcover. 0960540067 0-9605400-6-7. Inscribed 'Dear Brandon II, Dare to Dream' and SIGNED by the author along with a stamped paw print of Josh, dated 12/13/90. Illustrated by Charles W. Stack. White boards and white dustjacket.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Christmas gift note from grandparents inside front board. # E0078. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stack, Richard Lynn.   THE DOGGONEST PUPPY LOVE (SIGNED)  
Glen Burnie, MD: Windmill Press, 1992. Hardcover. 0962826219 0-9628262-1-9. Inscribed To Brandon, Best Wishes! signed by the author and stamped paw print of Josh. Illustrated by Chet Phillips. White boards and white dustjacket. Includes bookmark inscribed and signed by author. Storyline with President Bush, Lady Barbara, and their dog Millie.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Birthday gifted from grandparents on FFEP. # E0080. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stack, Richard Lynn.   THE DOGGONEST VACATION (SIGNED)  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1990. Hardcover. 0962826200 0-9628262-0-0. Inscribed Dear Brandon, Dare to Dream! signed by the author and stamped paw print of Josh, dated 10/28/92. Illustrated by Sheri Lynn Mowrer. White boards and white dustjacket.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book or dustjacket. Christmas gifted from grandparents on FFEP. # E0079. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stewart, Jane L.   THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS ON THE FARM: OR BESSIE KING'S NEW CHUM  
Akron: Saalfield Publishing, 1928. Reprint. 248 pages. Hardcover. Xmas gift inscription dated 1928. This is second book in the Camp Fire Girls Series. Girl in a red camoe on front of jacket. Back of jacket has list of the Billy Whiskers Series books.
Good+/Good. Firm binding. Hinge paper split, but underlying cloth holding tightly. Very light wear to corners. Some time in the past a bookworm drilled a half-inch tunnel in from the fore-edge. Dustjacket worn on corners. # B9968. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stockum, Hilda van.   PATSY AND THE PUP  
New York: Viking, 1950. 1st ed. 83 pages. Boards. Charming b/w illustrations by the author on every page. Edges worn, and cover surfaces worn.
X-Lib Good/No Jacket. Former library copy, card pocket, date sheet, no other marks. # B6516. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stratemeyer, Edward.   DAVE PORTER'S GREAT SEARCH, OR THE PERILS OF A YOUNG CIVIL ENGINEER  
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1917. 1st ed. 309 pages. Hardcover. First edition in pictorial light green cloth. 'Published, August 1917' shown on copyright page.
Good+/No Jacket. Edges and corners have light wear, ffep removed. # B5747. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stuart, Gordon.   BOY SCOUTS OF THE AIR ON THE FRENCH FRONT  
Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1918. 1st ed. 271 pages. Hardcover. Four full-page illustrations by Charles E. Meister. World War I flying adventure for young readers. Brown cloth-covered boards with orange and black pictorial front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm, corners square, spine ends softened. Owner name stamped on front and rear endpapers. Silverfish nibbled spot on fron at spine hinge. # E2133. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taylor, Travis S., & Jody Lynn Nye.   MOON TRACKS  
Riverdale, NY: Baen Books, 2019. 1st ed. 249 pages. Hardcover. 1481483838 1481483838. Science fiction for young readers (12-17 years).
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3815. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Templeton, Lee.   THE DEATH OF JIMMY LITTLEWOLF: AN INDIAN BOY AT CAL FARLEY'S RANCH  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1980. 1st ed. 106 pages. Hardcover. 0890152691 0-89015-269-1. Three boys find reasons to join life and a fourth is dragged into it.
Fine/Good+. Never sold out of our archival stock. Book as new, Dj is faded on spine. # B7899. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tippett, James.   PATHS TO CONSERVATION OUR ANIMAL BOOKS VI  
Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1937. 1st ed. 299 pages. Hardcover. Fifty-three stories to make children aware of their role in nature. Birds, animals, trees, plants, state flowers, landscape & scenery, and human's role in conserving them are discussed. Bright two-color illustrations throughout. From a corporate library, maybe never used.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Clean, tight, bright & square. PON om FEP. Minor library points. # A9365. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Toepperwein, Fritz A.   UNCLE KRIS IN HIS WORKSHOP  
Boerne, Texas: Highland Press, 1955. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Sewn text in cardstock cover with dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Emilie Toepperwein. Clean, tight, unmarked. White Dj, silver title and decoration in rosey block.
Fine/Fine. # B2606. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tolliver, Ruby C.   HAVE GUN NEED BULLETS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1991. 1st ed. 118 pages. Hardcover. 0875650856 0-87565-085-6. Boy growing up in Depression Era East Texas learns some life-lessons.
Fine/Good+. Book appears unread, dustjacket has a one-inch hole on the front and chipping at top of spine. # B9545. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turner, Philip.   WIGWIG AND HOMER  
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1969. 1st Am. ed. 93 pages. Hardcover. Bright pictorial cover. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Graham Humphreys. ist American edition.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Appears new. # B4078. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tyson, Peter.   EARTH AT RISK: ACID RAIN  
New York: Chelsea House, 1992. Reprint. 127 pages. Hardcover. 0791015777 0-7910-1577-7. Discusses causes and effects of acid rain, and possible solutions.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Small ink smear on foredge. # B9654. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Uncle Timothy, .   THERE'S A SONG IN THE AIR: STORIES, POEMS, AND PICTURES FOR THE HOLIDAYS  
New York: Ernst Kaufmann, 1900. 64 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial cover, no title on grey cloth spine. Late nineteenth century publication, but not dated. Circa 1900.
VG/No Jacket. Name erased from FEP, tight binding. # B8727. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walker, Turnley.   RISE UP AND WALK  
New York: Story Press / E.P Dutton, 1950. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. Story of polio victim in a hospital ward and his efforts to recover. 1st edition stated, but likely Book Club ed.
Good+/No Jacket. Spine a bit faded, else VG. # A7256. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitman Publishing, .   BABY'S TOYS: A REAL CLOTH BOOK  
Racine: Whitman Publishing, 1959. Reprint. 6 pages. Rags. Vintage fabric picture book for infants with a sewn spine. Bright, colorful full-page illustrations. Whitman number 2261:25.
VG/No Jacket. Has child name from Becky, Christmas 1963. No edge fraying, light foxing on covers. Clean and crisp. # B7632. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitman Publishing, .   COUNT WITH BABY: A REAL CLOTH BOOK  
Racine: Whitman Publishing, 1960. Reprint. 6 pages. Rags. Vintage fabric picture book for infants with a sewn spine. Bright, colorful full-page illustrations. Whitman number 2261:29.
Good+/No Jacket. Has child name from Mother and Dad, February 1964. Front corners folded, no edge fraying, some foxing on covers. # B7631. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wiersma, Debbie, ans Samuel Butcher.   PRECIOUS MOMENTS OF CHRISTMAS NINE STORIES THAT CELEBRATE THE SEASON  
Racine, WI: Western, 1991. Reprint. Hardcover. 0307155986 0-307-15598-6.
Fine/No Jacket. Firm, clean, no name or marks. Bright with no wear. # B2368. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Wilde, Irma.   MOTHER GOOSE DOT-TO-DOT #2959  
Racine: Western Publishing Company, 1964. 24 pages. Paperback. Vintage child's colorbook. Publisher number 2959. Scarce in this never-used condition.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks no wear. Light foxing on the back cover. Pages tanning. # E2193. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilkinson, Pamela Fannin, & Real Musgrav.   RIDIN' THE RAINBOW: A LEPRECHAUN TALE (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Corona Publishing, 1981. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0931722101 0-931722-10-1. First edition SIGNED by the author. Unpaginated story of a little Texan leprechaun's first assignment as Matagorda Gold Keeper at the end of the rainbow. Colorfully illustrated by Real Musgrave. Bound in yellow-green paper over boards.
VG/VG. Never sold copy bought from the publisher in 1981. Light overall foxing on the white dustjacket and the half-title page. Internally mended half-inch tear at front top edge of dustjacket. # E3067. $72.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson, Charles C.   THE AMERICAN HEALTH SERIES: EVERYDAY HEALTH III  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1942. 1st ed. 156 pages. Hardcover. Elementary school textbook. Illustrated with colored photos.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Lower corners bumped and scuffed. # E1071. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilson (editor), Richard.   READING AND THINKING GRADE II  
Toronto: T. Nelson & Sons, Ltd., 1915. 136 pages. Hardcover. No date, but the toddler boy is shown repeatedly in a dress, so can't be later than about 1915. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings and nine color plates. Poems and little stories adapted for use in Canadian schools by E.C. Woodley. Gray-blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titles and decoration on front.
Good/No Jacket. Binding firm, some smudges and finger marks on pages. Corners and spine ends worn. # B9992. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woff, Richard.   BRIGHT-EYED ATHENA: STORIES FROM ANCIENT GREECE  
Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1999. Reprint. 48 pages. Hardcover. 0892365587 0-89236-558-7. Greek myths interpreted for young readers, and illustrated with color photos of carvings, paintings, and decorations.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3567. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wolff, Carolyn, & Stanley Mack.   THREE PEOPLE  
New York: Harlin Quist/Crown, 1968. 1st ed. Hardcover. Three short stories about a child who learns something about himself. Illustrated on every page with drawings by Stanley Mack. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with light blue title on front and spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Tight, with no owner marks or wear. Several small spots of white and tan paint on cover, and a water mark near the edge (not affecting the interior). # B8358. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wolff, Carolyn, & Stanley Mack.   THREE PEOPLE  
New York: Harlin Quist/Crown, 1968. 1st ed. Hardcover. Unpaginated children's book containing three stories. Drawings on every page by Stanley Mack. White glossy book boards and dustjacket feature same illustration of three kids painting their cubicles in red, green, and blue. On the back, they walk away leaving paint footprints. Shiny gilt round Quist sticker touting their strong binding at foot of dustjacket spine.
Fine/VG. Tight, no wear, no marks. Dustjacket has very minor scuffing along top edge, and is price-clipped. # E0046. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wolters, Richard.   ALEX AND THE KITTEN MONSTER: AN ALEX CONKLIN ADVENTURE  
San Jose: Writers Club Press, 2000. 1st ed. 85 pages. Paperback. 0595098134 0-595-09813-4. A young reader mystery adventure.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no marks or creases. No sign of prior use. # B3880. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Worcester, Donald.   LONE HUNTER AND THE CHEYENNES  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. 087565018X 0-87565-018-X. Illustrations by Paige Pauley.
New/New. New old stock from our archives. In publisher shrink-wrap. # B9125. $10.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Worcester, Donald.   LONE HUNTER'S GRAY PONY  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 1985. Reprint. Hardcover. 0912646853 0-912646-85-3. Illustrations by Paige Pauley.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Spine of dustjacket is tanned. # B9127. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Xiaochun, Yang.   PLOP! PLOP!  
Beijing: Foreign Language Press, 1982. 1st ed. 54 pages. Hardcover. Old Chinese story adapted and illustrated by the author. Colorful animals on every page. Story is closely related to Henny Penny or Chicken Little. Illustrated cover with title in red metalic on front and on blue cloth spine. 1st edition thus, stated.
VG/No Jacket. Solid sewn binding. Corners and edges lightly scuffed. Owner name inside front board. # E0527. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Yolen, Jane.   AND TWELVE CHINESE ACROBATS  
New York: Philomel, 1995. 1st ed. 54 pages. Hardcover. 0399226915 0-399-22691-5. Biographical story of the author's family and their eventual immigration to America. Stated first impression.
Fine/Fine. No indication of use. Dj price intact. # B7925. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Yolen, Jane.   COMMANDER TOAD AND THE VOYAGE HOME (SIGNED)  
New York: Putnam, 1998. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. 0399231226 0-399-23122-6. Space adventure spoof with toad characters. Illustrated on every page by Bruce Degen. Inscribed to owner and signed by the author.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear and very tight. # B8807. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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