New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1976. First Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG-. slim ivory DJ spine with faded brown/black titling and illustrated jacket front, jacket rear a solid light tan, but with large closed gash. clipped lower front inner flap. neat HB, exterior coloring and appearance matches the DJ. solid dark orange fep/ffep. lightly illustrated with no marks or writing to the interior. 58 pp. ISBN# 0060201339.
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Lester Publishing Limited, 1994. First Canadian Edition. slim oblong Qto. VG/VG. solid teal DJ spine has small orange and tiny white titling. bright illustrated covers in a rainbow of hues. edgewear is light. matching glossy HC volume and DJ alike. neat solid boards, SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent throughout. approx. 28 pp. ISBN# 1895555744.
Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Company, 1960. First Edition. oblong Qto. VG/- no DJ. rosy pink cloth HC, with small blue stamped titling down slender spine. lightly soiled at center of rear board, with blue sketch of hippos and flora decoratively illustrated center front cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR:WITH DRAWING UPON HALF-TITLE PAGE. two 2" tape glue residue stains just above the inscription. generally handled, no writing to textblock interior and its drawings awash in light color. unpaginated, approx. 30 pp.
Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1981. First UK. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. light blue HC spine, has white and some orange title characters between mildly worn tip and tail. both covers solid, with matching bright lime endpages. graphic humor HC volume, illustrated throughout, no marks or writing, its slim outer edges unmarred likewise. approx. 45 pp. ISBN# 0340270683.
New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1959. US Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. olive green DJ spine with dark green and ivory titling between tip and tail. small closed tear, large dark green illustration enlivens the solid olive jacket front and its enlarged full titling. a tinge toning to white inner flaps and jacket rear. faintly yellow speckled turquoise green spine with black titles and somewhat to the adjacent panels. blank ivory fep/ffep. b/w illustrations, all sheets skimmed generally but without demarcation. slim head-edge has a bit of exposure foxing, otherwise a light ivory for the remaining sides. 153 pp.
Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1982. Third Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lightly toned ivory wraps spine with black titles at head, purple/black grapes graphic and smaller black characters at tail. illustration extends across softcover front, glossy and unabraded exterior. with figures, recipes and glossary as part of the textblock upon clean sheets, few tiny folded corners. 157 pp. ISBN# 0874511488.
New York, NY: The Viking Press, November 1946. First Viking Press Edition. slim oversize 8vo. VG/VG-. faded red DJ spine with hard to discern ivory titling, partially ivory author, mid-spine subject and faint publisher. the DJ spine strip is lightly scuffed. adjacent light red jacket front/rear are both partially illustrated in b/w. some discoloration to its exterior surface and moderate edgewear. above average HB, its panels and spine are the original red, light ivory titles, with just the tip of spine a bit sunned. ivory endpages are clear, with large illustrations and text, clean sheets throughout. approx. 40+ pages. [Rockville; Shelved behind front desk].
Mission, Kansas: Inter Collegiate Press, 1979. Second Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. ivory clothbound HB, tall spine with stamped large black titling. black/brown drawing fully illustrates front board. off white fep/ffep, clear with brown/white and black/white illustrations, text, images and more, with basically neat, smooth edges all sides. 192 pp.
New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. US Edition. slim, small Qto. VG/G+. toned light blue DJ spine has small black titles between worn away tip and tail with a large chip missing, publisher 'Putnam' visible just above. soiling and spotting is present, along with several large closed tears to illustrated DJ front and more heavily to the toned ivory rear.under clear cover. red cloth HB, black titles. minimal wear to ends and corners. prior owner's name upon right fep. clear, unmarked pages with bright color illustrations. slim outer edges unblemished. DJ as is. Illustrator a famous cartoonist for the New Yorker. 48 pp.
London: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. Limited Edition. Quarto, 213 pages. Hard cover off-white cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration, and no dust jacket. This limited edition is illustrated with twelve watercolor paintings by Laurencin and signed by her on the Limitation Page on the back. 1500 copies have been printed at the Curwen Press for members of the Limited Editions Club; this is number 812. Book is in very good condition: There is a bookplate by form owner on the inside of front board, good, solid binding, pages are age toned, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear, fading, and staining to boards. Shelve in Case 9 3/4.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. US Paperback Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. light blue segments with black titling border the lengthy white center block with large hot pink volume title. light abrasive contact along column sides. decorative softcover front, thumbed, with few mild creases, superficial wear. scarce as paperback. black stamp on foxed head-edge, other edges foxed lightly also. 9 illustrations/drawings in color highlight the interior. this volume scarce in paperback. 171 pp. ISBN# 684138107.
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. na. small Qto. VG/VG. toned ivory DJ spine, simple black titles. a profusion of green leaves is background of jacket front/rear with overlay illustrations in yellow/gray and brown frame the large olive framed white titleblock at center. tan clothbound HB, with gold stamped type, adjacent boards are lime. interior is clear and excellent. slim head-edge is foxed. 73 pp.
Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company, 1938. US Printing. 12mo, 69 pages; VG/ - no DJ. fading dark blue tipped matte HC spine, no text or titling. chafing and rubbing aside the spine which is gently bumped. bold ivory titles on blue titleblock along upper edge. general surfacewear to illustrated orange/white gingham background of the illustrated front and the simple rear. reinforced hinge binding forn both front and rear hinges. age-toning to endpages, no writing, but few spots on fep. illustrated with black/red/brown drawings, among the text on decoratively bordered sheets.
New York, NY: Worthington Co., 1886. US Reprint. small 8vo. VG- / - no DJ. heavily tanned clothbound HB, with gilt stamped titling between thin black striping and fraying cloth spine ends. speckled, some staining but original gray cloth boards for illustrated front and plain rear. loosened binding material beneath the sealed inside cover edges. joints visible at crack between frontispiece and title page. includes 78 figures. occasional discoloration spot. edges tinted and darkened, age-toned.as is. 368 pp.
Wisconsin: Whitman, 1944. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG; Spine is mostly blue and yellow with red and text, minor material loss to head and tail; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, minor material loss along edges and corners, scratches and marks, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light bumping and rubbing to head/tail of spine and corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, age-toning, binding is strong; pp 249.
New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1937. Reprint. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. sunned bone clothbound HB with stamped small navy titling centered at singly blue striped head and puckered foot. enlarged dark blue full titling centered with a small patch of mushrooms. rear cloth panel a deeper neutral hue. minor tonal striping to fep/ffep. title pages are decoratively engraved with additional engraved plates within the textblock. 220 pp.
New York, NY: The Heritage Press, 1944. na. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ, in slipcase. fully illustrated color HB, pictorial cloth illustrates the exterior widely, separated by a lightly sun exposed spine, faded features with tiny green and faint red titles just at head. edgewear is minimal. color illustrated front endpapers, title page, and 7 titled color plates. clear and excellent textblock, minimal handling, a very neatly bound and above average shape for this copy. green tinted head-edge and unblemished side and tail end. in faded green exterior slipcase, roughened somewhat, displays the lightly faded spine. 346 pp.
New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1982. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. ivory DJ spine with dark blue and red titles italicized between black author and publisher. shelfwear is minimal, enlarged, full titling centered on jacket front. under clear protective cover. medium blue clothbound HB, stamped with silver titling, gently bumped at head of spine, with adjacent gray boards. some tonal discoloration to upper and lower edges of both boards. ivory textblock clear, with some b/w illustrations. 226 pp. ISBN# 0025598805.
New York, NY: Scholastic Press, April 2006. First Edition. slim Qto. VG/VG. light medium blue glossy spine has white and yellow titles. illustrated jacket front with pictorial rear, both bordered by frame in blue. a glossy HC matches the outer jacket, neat edges and sharply cornered. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON LABEL AFFIXED TO RIGHT FEP. bright white, color illustrated sheets, neatly aligned and clear throughout. slim white edges fine. approx. 55+ pp. Reinforced binding. ISBN# 0439650771.
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, Publishers, 1960. First Printing. Qto. VG/ - in black slipcase. rusty orange clothbound HB spine with much rubbed lengthy black titleblock with gilt-stamped titling. ivory and neutral "marble veined" appearance to both boards. lightly skimmed interior with color frontispiece facing title page, with dark orange sketches, between auburn decorative endpapers. neat inside and out, with head-edge tinted black, smooth ivory fore-edge and tail. 176 pp. in black slipcase with opposing panels: left has large paste-down in color and on slipcase right, titling in gilt.
New York, NY: Behrman House, Inc. Publishers, 1950. US Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG-. dull abraded DJ spine, a solid yellow with creases, chips and tears. lightly soiled with smudges and moderate surface wear. spine and front boards match the DJ except for black text field on jacket rear. illustrations in b/w/yellow within the textblock between decorative endpages. slim edges, head-edge lightly foxed. as is volume condition. approx.45 pp.
New York, NY: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1991. First Edition. slim 8vo. VG+/VG. light blue and multicolor floral DJ spine, skinny with small dark red characters from head to foot. illustration extends across jacket front with larger red title, framed thinly. cherry red clothbound HB with small opaque white titles, the adjacent boards are a light blue paperboard. ivory sheets, clear and excellent. INSCRIBED/SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. 39 pp. ISBN# 0689505353.
New York, NY: Jonathan David Publishers, 1967. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. much tanned DJ spine with centered ivory capitals for title between small black author and publisher. concentrated wear at spine ends and corners, edges lightly have a few closed cuts. rusty orange clothbound HB with brown spine titles, gently pushed in ends, with adjacent panels thin but solidly bound at hinges and throughout the clear and excellent textblock, smooth unblemished edges all sides. 346 pp.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. toned, olive clothbound HB with tiny gilt-stamped titling centered beneath tip and publisher near tail end of spine. pushed in, puckered cloth at ends, and corners a touch. the adjacent panels are a lighter olive from a mix of exposure and handling, titling ion black beneath a black/gilt illustration. endpapers clear, binding cracked very slightly at title page hinge. textblock include 14 full-page illustrations. gilded head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. 312 pp.
Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1991. First North American Edition. slim , small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thin white glossy HC, spine with small black lettering. lightly handled exterior, clear endpapers, no marks or writing to the illustrated interior. an attractive copy, neat overall. 24 pp. ISBN# 0836812654.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Gareth Stevens Children's Books, 1991. First North American Edition. slim, small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. slender spine, glossy white HC with tiny black lettering. lightly handled exterior, clear endpapers, no marks or writing to the illustrated interior. an attractive copy, neat overall. 24 pp. ISBN# 0836804902.
Milwaukee, WI: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1991. First North American Edition. slim, small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thin white glossy HC, spine with small black lettering. lightly handled exterior, clear endpapers, no marks or writing to the illustrated interior. an attractive copy, neat overall. 24 pp. ISBN# 0836812646.
Milwaukee, WI: Gareth Stevens Children's Books, 1991. First North American Edition. slim , small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thin white glossy HC, spine with small black lettering. lightly handled exterior, clear endpapers, no marks or writing to the illustrated interior. an attractive copy, neat overall. 24 pp. ISBN# 0836812646.
London, Great Britain: Jonathan Cape, 1964. First UK. 8vo. VG/VG-. foxed ivory DJ spine with black titling at immediate head and tail end, a small black/purple illustration rests at mid-spine. toning and wear evident along jacket panel edges. under clear protective cover. salmon clothbound HB, gilt stamped titling. minimal volume shelfwear. decorative gray/black endpapers, fep has prior owner's name. interior textblock bound solidly and complete in 160 pp., without blemish. foxing to outer edges moderate. Quentin Blake is the ilustrator.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 1972. Frst edition. slim, small Qto. VG/VG. brown tones of jacket-wide illustration have small black titles. bright color jacket front illustration, delicately toned, minute discoloration to the edgeds. rose pink jacket rear black text centered, lower right aside the tail left has a closed tear. yellow cloth HB, titles stamped in black. minor brown stain in bottom right quadrant of cove. green fep/ffep, with reinforced binding at hinges. tightly bound, perused interior, very clear. approx. 32 pp. ISBN# 0136043895.
New York, NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1972. Limited Edition. Qto. VG+/ - in red tipped, ivory tone slipcase. HB is dark red burlap spine with pasted-down ivory label with blue bordered title in red. decorative adjacent ivory boards, neatly cornered in above average condition, illustrated in color. sheets clean and neatly aligned binding. head-edge is tinted a bold red, smooth ivory fore-edge and tail. hand-numbered # 227 of 1500 copies printed. SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR. excellent shape overall. 161 pp. in sturdy matching slipcase.
Delaware: Sussex County Bicentennial Committee, 1976. US Printing. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. pale green wraps spine, with small black title and author centered between lightly worn ends. mild surface wear, soil spots and discolored patches. delicate, faint gray illustration upon softcover front with small overlay titling in black. embossed by prior owner on title page, two small correction fluid marks, and lightly foxed. minor red ink line on copyright page. with b/w illustrations, photos, drawings printed upon ivory stock. mild toning, mainly to the outer edges.116 pp.
New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, May 1996. First US Edition. skinny, small 8vo. VG+/VG+. light ivory DJ spine, with tiny navy and teal lettering. jacket front/rear each thinly framed in ivory around a yellow text field, enalrged titling fills cover, tiny graphic on rear. dull yellow, skinny HB, tiny navy and teal lettering. bright fep/ffep, neatly bound interior, text and color illustrations. 41 pp. ISBN# 0312141890.
New York, NY: Times Books, 1980. First Edition. half-folio. VG/VG-. fully illustrated DJ spine, a panoramic view of the Grand Canyon wraps around jacket rear, DJ spine and front. edges, ends and outer corners are a touch worn and whitish. white uppercase author, centered white capitals for main title and tiny white publisher. few impressions to matte covers. price-clipped front inner flap. large black clothbound HB spine, incised bold gold titling, and front board has blind-stamped volume title. decorative endsheets. 198 pp. ISBN# 0812909224.
New York, NY: The Viking Press, September 1956. First Viking Press Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine strip is faded to brown, black and green surrounding the contrast tilting on solid black titleblock above mid-spine. the original hues of medium red and evergreen shade the extended illustration from spine. light chafing to the panel folds and edges, clipped inner flap. all DJ under clear protective cover. salmon pink cloth HB, evergreen spine titles and front board stag figure. few large foxing spots and tonal discoloration to ffep and rear inner flap. top and bottom edges are a touch toned, smooth otherwise. 220 pp.
Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2010. First Edition. petite 8vo. VG+/VG+. slim metallic light blue spine has pale blue author, color thumbnail, main title in script and small white publisher. edgwear is negligible, the outer DJ covers a metallic light blue shaded HB spine, white titles, adjacent panels, lined on the interior in dark blue metallic paper. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. with color illustrations. 117 pp and author/illust. bio sections. ISBN# 9780763636746.
Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2007. First Edition. slim, large Qto. VG+/VG+. pale parchment DJ spine has small black titles, adjacent panels appear to be neat and negligibly worn, with a faux aged "look" of parchment. matte HC and DJ matching. largely illustrated textblock, mostly in dark natural tones. reinforced trade edition. 40 pp. ISBN# 9780763627300.
USA: Looking Glass Library, New York, NY. na. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. yellow spin, titles in white, hard to discern, appears faded between the original orange front/rear boards which are only slightly sunned on the edges. reinforced binding, stated upon the black/gray illustrated rear cover. clean and tightly bound. no marks, very neatly corned and lightly handled quality. minimal surface and edgewear overall. 224 pp.
New York, NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1943. US Printing. 8vo. VG- / - no DJ. dark orange clothbound HB with bold black title between black author and publisher. scuffing, wear and abrading irregular and scattered lightly upon both boards. gentle toning to fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. b/w illustrations included in the textblock. dulled outer edges. 277 pp.
London, Great Britain: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., 1838. Subscription Edition, Reprint. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. gently sunned red clothbound HB with mainly gilt-stamped illustrations around the large gold and some black titling characters, ends are worn, puckered and whitish where abraded at ends. red cloth boards have bevelled edges and cover has stamped gold and black decorative frame and titling. engravings on wood, steel and full-page engravings on wood are listed as part of its titled volume contents. many color tinted illustrations with toned tissue overlay within the textblock. aged, tanned edges all outer sides. complete in 423 pp.
Boston, Massachusetts: The Excelsior Press, Inc., 1953. Limited Edition, Hand-numbered. thin 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. thin wraps spine, gently tanned gray with stapled binding. bold navy title with author on solid gray cover. skimmed, just a bit thumbed. few accompanying drawings, images in navy highlight the navy text. part of a limited edition of 850 copies,of which this copy is hand-numbered 42. approx. 32 pp. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box F.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, November 1942. Reprint. 8vo. VG/VG-. yellow toned DJ spine with black titles. blue jacket wide, front and rear are silver speckled with a "starry" pattern. edgewear is moderate, some closed tears and affected by foxing. wide, neat blue inner flaps. a medium blue clothbound HB, spine has stamped silver title upon spine and front board. light toning to its fep with prior owner's inscription. with small b/w illustrations. 155 pp.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1945. Mesaland Series. slim 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dull ivory spine, no titles and lightly worn ends. front board illustratef in blue, yellow with black titling, with some toning to both and spotting to rear and its fep/ffep. volume complete, all sheets intact with illustrations and black text. some minor soil spotting, minor discoloration marks occasional. approx. 42 pp.
San Francisco, CA: Troubador Press, 1971. na. thin wide 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. stapled binding, skinny off-white volume, no visible spine text. bright blue and color illustrated softcover front/rear with white frame. with healthful recipes for children to cook with Fat Cat's friends to color. clean, neat pages with no marks or writing. 40 pp. ISBN#0912300132.
Rifton, NY: Woodcrest School : Hutterian Brethren, 1989. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. medium red clothbound HB with stamped gold metallic titling with small maple leaf stamped at foot, gently worn ends. front board has a centered gilt-stamped silhouette illustration. maps of the Rifton Valley with extensive text details fill the fep/ffep. illustrations in b/w includes drawings, photos and scanned items throughout the textblock. clean and unblemished, no marks or writing, likewise the ivory edges, all sides. 158 pp.
Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 1995. First Edition. slim, oblong Qto. VG+/VG+. medium purple DJ spine has titling in light and dark orange. wide oblong jacket front with color graphic. minimal surfacewear. DJ snug over midnight navy cloth HB spine, with boards a medium red. volume in above average condition. unpaginated with approx. 30 + pages. ISBN# 1563972409.