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  • The Four Kings of the Forest: A Fable by Wilson, Joyce Lancaster
    Wilson, Joyce Lancaster
    The Four Kings of the Forest: A Fable

    First Edition

    San Francisco: Press in Tuscany Alley, 1973. [13] pages. Printed letterpress by Adrian Wilson and Lucy Dines on Ingres mouldmade paper; beautifully illustrated with lineoleum block prints in up to four covers. An edition of 275 copies. An endearing tale of a boy who charms the kings of the jungle, a lion, an elephant, a monkey and and snake. Joyce and Adrian met during World War II at the concientious objector camp in Waldport, Oregon. Adrian Wilson became an influential printer in the San Francisco Bay Area. A beautiful book, and seriously underappreciated. ISBN: B0015T0BHM.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in wrappers (paperback) in a fine unprinted Japanese paper dust jacket. Signed by the author on the colophon. With the original mailing box.

    Book ID: 99995
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  • The Composer Is Dead by Snicket, Lemony. Music composed by Nathaniel Stookey. Illustrations by Carson Ellis
    Snicket, Lemony. Music composed by Nathaniel Stookey. Illustrations by Carson Ellis
    The Composer Is Dead

    First Edition

    New York: HarperCollins, 2009. Unpaginated, 35 pages. CD included with music performed by the San Francisco Symphony. 11.25 x 8.75 inches. ISBN: 9780061236273.

    Inscribed by the author "To Mitchell with all due respect" on title page with date, 15 III 2009,and blindstamp. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Ticket #169 for admission to booksigning at Powell's Books included.

    Book ID: 119491
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  • The Youngest Camel by Boyle, Kay
    Boyle, Kay
    The Youngest Camel

    First Edition

    Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1939. 96 pages. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. ISBN: 281AIB1050310.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. A very nice copy.

    Book ID: 266830
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  • The Tale of Fair Lily and the Green Serpent by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
    Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
    The Tale of Fair Lily and the Green Serpent

    First Edition

    Didymus Press, 1974. 46 pages. Printed at The Press in Tuscany Alley, San Francisco. Translated by Alice Raphael. Illustrations by Ann Arnold. Limited edition, 1/300. ISBN: 281AIB1031724.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green cloth with black lettering on spine. Fading to spine. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 142947
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  • Famous Sally by Jackson, Shirley; illustrated by Chas. B. Slackman
    Jackson, Shirley; illustrated by Chas. B. Slackman
    Famous Sally

    First Edition

    (N.-pl.): Harlan Quist, 1966. Unpaginated. A book for children by the author of The Haunting of Hill House. Illustrated in color. ISBN: 9780491009591.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket with light chips and wear to corners and spine ends. Former owner's small sticker to front pastedown.

    Book ID: 265597
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  • Master Snickup's Cloak by Theroux, Alexander and Brian Froud
    Theroux, Alexander and Brian Froud
    Master Snickup's Cloak

    First Edition

    (London): Paper Tiger, (1979). [30] pages. 8-3/4 by 10-3/4 inches. Theroux's fable is a "medieval moral tale animated by the spirit of Poe and Burroughs" -- from the front flap. Wonderfully illustrated by Froud. ISBN: 9780905895437.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. This copy is signed by Theroux, who has made a holograph correction to the last page of text.

    Book ID: 209525
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  • Hundreds of Things a Boy Can Make: A Hobby Book for Boys of All Ages by Bartlett, Adam
    Bartlett, Adam
    Hundreds of Things a Boy Can Make: A Hobby Book for Boys of All Ages

    London: W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd, (n.d. but 1930s?). 160 pages. ISBN: 281AIB0018468.

    Very good in a very good dust jacket with a moderately sun-faded spine. Uncommon in jacket.

    Book ID: 11236
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  • The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales by Stockton, Frank R.
    Stockton, Frank R.
    The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales

    First Edition

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1887. 193 pages plus ads. A collection of fantasy tales, featuring griffins, dwarves, and dryads. BAL 18888. ISBN: B004BM24K2.

    First edition (first printing). Short snags to spine ends and mild wear to corners, else near fine. Top edge gilt.

    Book ID: 161163
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  • Two Chefs [Original illustration]
    Two Chefs [Original illustration]

    10 by 7-1/2 inches. Guache on paper. An original spot illustration used in Bonzo's 1950 Annual, an illustrated collection of stories published each year for decades in England. ISBN: 281AIB1041610.

    Some soiling; production markings in margins. Very god.

    Book ID: 209264
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  • Jerry Todd and the Talking Frog by Edwards, Leo (pseudonym of Edward Edson Lee)
    Edwards, Leo (pseudonym of Edward Edson Lee)
    Jerry Todd and the Talking Frog

    First Edition Thus

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. 225 plus 4 pages of ads. Edwards was a popular children's author. This book is the fifth in the Jerry Todd series of 16 books. ISBN: B000EEI126.

    First edition thus. A very good copy in red cloth covers with gold lettering on front cover and black lettering on spine. Edge and corner wear with some fraying. Very good illustrated dust jacket with edge and corner wear. Chip at spine top edge affecting the title.

    Book ID: 263008
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  • Botticelli's Bed & Breakfast by Pienkowski, Jan
    Pienkowski, Jan
    Botticelli's Bed & Breakfast

    First Edition

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. About 14-1/2 by 8 inches. Covers open 180 degrees to reveal a B&B with depictions of 56 masterpieces including Mona Lisa and Michelangelo's David. ISBN: 9780684835235.

    First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap.

    Book ID: 137280
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  • The Rag Pickers and Other Stories by Leslie, Madeline [pseudonym of Harriette Newell Woods Baker]
    Leslie, Madeline [pseudonym of Harriette Newell Woods Baker]
    The Rag Pickers and Other Stories

    First Edition

    Boston: Henry Hoyt, (1863). 171 pages. 4-1/8 by 6 inches. Religious moral tales for children. ISBN: 281AIB1040713.

    First edition (first printing). Green cloth with blind stamped decoration on covers and gold lettering on spine, which has darkened unevenly. A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Previous owner's name on front pastedown which has offset to free endpaper.

    Book ID: 205790
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  • The Hoosier School-Boy by Eggleston, Edward
    Eggleston, Edward
    The Hoosier School-Boy

    First Edition

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. 181 pages followed by [8] pages of ads. 5-1/2 by 7-1/2 inches. Illustrated with 4 inserted plates. ISBN: 281AIB1045329.

    First American edition (first printing, with frontispiece depicting Sukey and Columbus). Green boards illustrated on cover and spine. A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Cloth worn at the spine edges and corners. Lightly foxed on the page block and endpapers. Despine its flaws a handsome copy. BAL 5126.

    Book ID: 236037
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  • Penelope's Postscripts: Switzerland / Venice / Wales / Devon / Home by Wiggin, Kate Douglas
    Wiggin, Kate Douglas
    Penelope's Postscripts: Switzerland / Venice / Wales / Devon / Home

    First Edition

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. [217] pages. The fourth volume in the Penelope's Experiences series, by the author of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. BAL 22672. ISBN: B000852U32.

    First edition (first printing). A bit of edge wear and spotting to spine, else a very good copy in a dust jacket that is chipped at the edges, else very good.

    Book ID: 159470
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  • Pinky and the Goose [Original illustration]
    Pinky and the Goose [Original illustration]

    10 by 7 inches. Guache on paper. An original spot illustration used in Bonzo's 1950 Annual, an illustrated collection of stories published each year for decades in England. ISBN: 281AIB1041611.

    Some soiling; production markings in margins. Very good.

    Book ID: 209265
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  • A First Bible by Sewell, Helen
    Sewell, Helen
    A First Bible

    First Edition

    London: Oxford University Press, 1934. ISBN: 281AIB0055762.

    First edition (first printing). Very good hardcover with light rubbing to edges and spine ends. Jacket discolored from age, several tiny stains; two inch piece missing bottom rear panel at spine edge; rubbed corners and spine ends; in mylar cover. Interior is clean and free of markings.

    Book ID: 29979
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  • Wilder, Laura Ingalls
    The Little House Collection Box Set (Full Color)

    HarperCollins, 2004. ISBN: 9780060754280.

    NEW

    Book ID: 255755
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  • Smith, Jeff
    Bone (Complete One Volume Edition)

    N/A, 2004. ISBN: 9781888963144.

    NEW

    Book ID: 258771
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  • Aloft in the Shenandoah II: How Lew Heinsling Earned the Right to Fly in Uncle Sam's Newest Dirigible by Theiss, Lewis E.
    Theiss, Lewis E.
    Aloft in the Shenandoah II: How Lew Heinsling Earned the Right to Fly in Uncle Sam's Newest Dirigible

    First Edition

    Boston: W.A. Wilde Company, 1926. 322 pages. Ballooning adventures!. ISBN: B009HOUSZM.

    First edition (first printing, with no additional printings noted). Slight spine slant, but else near fine. A very nice copy, lacking the scarce dust jacket.

    Book ID: 131934
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  • [Freddy Frog Learns the Tango]
    [Freddy Frog Learns the Tango]

    ca. 1950. A charming original illustration, probably for Bonzo's Annual, of a pig playing the accordion while a mouse and a frog dance. ISBN: 281AIB1041035.

    Marginal production marking, else very good or better.

    Book ID: 206972
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