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Category: Children's and Juvenile Books: Juv Animal Stories
15 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1. [CARLSON, JANE]. Lindop, Edmund.  
Jumbo: King of Elephants.

Publisher: Boston: Little Brown, 1960.
First Edition Thin quarto, about 11 inches tall. 30 pages. SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, also owner name, all on front free endpaper. General modest soiling to the covers, but inside is clean, bright and sound. Very good-: Solid but lightly soiled, stained slightly on rear., None Item number: 594

Appr.: | AUD 32.05 | CAD 31.25 | EUR 22.73 | GBP 16.78 | JPY 2500 | MXN 312 | ZAR 294 |
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2. [DAVIS, J. WATSON]. Anonymous.  
The Foolish Fox.

Publisher: New York: A.L. Burt, 1906.
None indicated Hardback. Octavo, Green cloth with minor extremity wear. Jacket is worn with 1 inch chips at spine ends, other minor chipping and edge tears; quite worn at folds with front fold worn through for 4 inches. Owner name ffep dated 1920. Still a nearly complete jacket with a bright decorated book cover with clean paste down illustration. Apparently first published thus by Burt, and, at least, a very early printing with nice black and white engravings in addition to the Davis color frontis (repeated on jacket). Hardcover Hardcover Very good+/Good Item number: 2647

Appr.: | AUD 64.10 | CAD 62.50 | EUR 45.45 | GBP 33.56 | JPY 5000 | MXN 625 | ZAR 588 |
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3. [GROTH, JOHN]. Wojciechowska, Maia.  
The Life and Death of a Brave Bull.

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1972.
First Edition Jacket has some extremity wear and a tiny stain lower right cover. Author is a Newberry Award Winner. Near fine: no flaws to speak of; just a lightly read book., Very good Item number: 1181

Appr.: | AUD 23.08 | CAD 22.50 | EUR 16.36 | GBP 12.08 | JPY 1800 | MXN 225 | ZAR 212 |
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4. [MEANS, MARY GREENOUGH]. Johnson, Barbara Greenough.  
The Big Fish.

Publisher: Boston: Little Brown, 1959.
First Edition Thin quarto. Jacket just slightly discolored at edges. French Canadian kid's adventures. Near fine with slight corner bump., Near fine Item number: 948

Appr.: | AUD 19.23 | CAD 18.75 | EUR 13.64 | GBP 10.07 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 176 |
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5. Anonymous.  
Our Animal Friends Story Book.

Publisher: New York: Platt & Munk, 1932.
No Edition Indicated Hardback. Large octavo, Minor to moderate extremity wear; gift inscription free front end paper. This is earlier than the Watty Piper edition of the book, with line drawings in text, but wonderful litho cover and frontis (both horses). Hardcover Hardcover Very good with no jacket Drawings, color frontis. Item number: 3143

Appr.: | AUD 32.05 | CAD 31.25 | EUR 22.73 | GBP 16.78 | JPY 2500 | MXN 312 | ZAR 294 |
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6. De Jong, Meindert (illustrated by Maurice Sendak.  

Publisher: Eau Claire WI: E.M. Hale and Co., 1953.
Reprint Hardback 12mo, about six inches tall, in pictorial blue cloth. 182 pages illustrated by Sendak drawings. Both the endpapers, the spine title and the title page refer to "Cadmus Books", and the title page has a notice that this edition was published by arrangement with Harper & Brothers, "the publishers of the regular edition". This may be a reinforced library binding farmed out the another company, but there are no library marks. A clean copy with a gift note on the half title. The text is a bit toned, but the binding is sound. Covers are modestly soiled and light worn at extremities. Hardcover Hardcover Very good Item number: 7796

Appr.: | AUD 64.10 | CAD 62.50 | EUR 45.45 | GBP 33.56 | JPY 5000 | MXN 625 | ZAR 588 |
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7. Drury, Roger W.  
The Champion of Merrimack County.

Publisher: Boston: Little Brown, 1976.
1st edition Hardback. Octavo, Gilt decorated brown cloth with very minor extremity wear. Jacket with extremity wear and very small tears adjacent to bottom of spine. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine/Very good Drawings by Fritz Wegner. Item number: 3821

Appr.: | AUD 32.05 | CAD 31.25 | EUR 22.73 | GBP 16.78 | JPY 2500 | MXN 312 | ZAR 294 |
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8. Garis, Howard R.  
Uncle Wiggily in the Country.

Publisher: New York: Platt & Munk, 1916 (1940).
Later printing Small octavo in green cloth, yellow lettering and decoration. Gift note on front endpaper, but otherwise clean and bright with just a touch of extremity wear and a light corner bump. Color frontis by Elmer Rache. Publisher #550F. Bright dustjacket with Rache illustration. Jacket has light extremity wear but no tears or chips. Wonderfully well preserved copy of this title in a classic series. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in VG+ DJ Item number: 5250

Appr.: | AUD 51.28 | CAD 50.00 | EUR 36.36 | GBP 26.85 | JPY 4000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 471 |
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9. Johnson, Osa; illustrated by Arthur August Jansson.  
Tarnish: The True Story of a Lion Cub.

Publisher: Chicago: Wilcox & Follett, 1944.
First Edition Octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in pictorial paper covered boards. 57 pages illustrated by drawings. An endearing story of a lion. Osa Johnson and her husband Martin were perhaps the best known explorers of Africa during the 1920s and 30s. About as nice a copy as you'll see with barely a hint of extremity wear to the book and no chips, no tears, nor any wear at all to the crisp and bright jacket. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Fine Dustjacket Item number: 18295

Appr.: | AUD 192.31 | CAD 187.50 | EUR 136.36 | GBP 100.67 | JPY 15000 | MXN 1875 | ZAR 1765 |
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10. Kerr, Phyllis Forbes.  
Bumble Cat: How She Came to Be.

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985.
1st edition Hardback. Square small octavo, Book and jacket bright and crisp. Jacket with barely visible extremity wear. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE Hardcover Hardcover Fine/Near fine Illustrated by author. Item number: 3394

Appr.: | AUD 25.64 | CAD 25.00 | EUR 18.18 | GBP 13.42 | JPY 2000 | MXN 250 | ZAR 235 |
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11. L'Hommedieu, Dorothy K., Illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse.  
Rusty, the Little Red Dachshund.

Publisher: New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1940.
First Edition Octavo, about 9.5 inches (23.5 cm) tall in quarter black cloth with illustrated blue paper covered boards. 56 pages, most of them illustrated in both color and black and white. There is some evidence of use, including some small closed tears in the text, folding, and a dog-eared page. Owners' names are on the front free endpaper and title page. The covers have modest edge wear and the lower front tip is worn to the board. A sweetheart of a dog story. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good Item number: 18585

Appr.: | AUD 51.28 | CAD 50.00 | EUR 36.36 | GBP 26.85 | JPY 4000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 471 |
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12. Nixon, K.  
Poo & Pushti.

Publisher: New York: Frederick Warne, 1959.
First Edition Octavo, about 8.5 inches (21.5 cm) tall, in pale yellow cloth decorated in brown and red. Unpaginated but about 50 pages illustrated in black and white or color on every page. The adventures of a Dachshund and a Siamese cat. Nice copy of a sweet book published in "London and New York" although this one carries a price in dollars on the top front flap, and the bottom of the flap is clipped. The book is clean, bright and soundly bound with very light wear to the extremities. The jacket has mild soiling and a couple of very short edge tears. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket Item number: 18378

Appr.: | AUD 96.15 | CAD 93.75 | EUR 68.18 | GBP 50.34 | JPY 7500 | MXN 938 | ZAR 882 |
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13. Pergaud, Louis, illustrated by Romain Simon.  
Nouvelles Histoires de BÍtes.

Publisher: Paris: Delagrave, 1970.
No Edition Indicated Quarto, about 11 inches (28 cm.) tall, in tan cloth with a colorful woodland scene printed on the front cover. 157 pages with illustrations in color and duotone. A collection of vignettes about various creatures. Text in French. A clean, bright copy with some minor soiling in the top of the text block . Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine Item number: 18587

Appr.: | AUD 57.69 | CAD 56.25 | EUR 40.91 | GBP 30.20 | JPY 4500 | MXN 562 | ZAR 529 |
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14. Smith, Laura R.  
Three Little Cotton Tails.

Publisher: Chicago: Flanagan, 1907.
First Edition (NAP) Hardback. 12 mo, Attractive copy in blue cloth with white stamping. Interior very clean but preliminaries missing (first page is the title). Minor extremity wear; spine title not readable (white stamping barely a shadow). Hardcover Hardcover Very good --, None B&W drawings. Item number: 2576

Appr.: | AUD 32.05 | CAD 31.25 | EUR 22.73 | GBP 16.78 | JPY 2500 | MXN 312 | ZAR 294 |
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15. Williamson, Henry.  
Salar the Salmon.

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber, 1935.
First Edition Octavo, about 7.75 inches (19.5 cm) tall, in brown cloth. 319 pages with map endpapers. A kid's story grounded in solid scientific research on the lifestyle of the Atlantic salmon in English streams. Gift note on the verso of first blank; text mildly toned. Covers with modest edge and extremity wear with some loss of surface color at the spine ends. The jacket is lightly chipped at the tips and spine ends with some loss of lettering at the head. The bottom inch of the spine is attached on the rear fold only. General rubbing and edge wear as well, but a presentable jacket. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good - Dustjacket Item number: 17269

Appr.: | AUD 102.56 | CAD 100.00 | EUR 72.73 | GBP 53.69 | JPY 8000 | MXN 1000 | ZAR 941 |
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