All Around the Town by Phyllis McGinley. 1948 Hardcover First Edition ABC Book. Illustrated by Helen Stone. Published by J.B. Lippincott Company.
ABC book featuring sights and sounds around the city. Alternating color and black and white illustrations for the letters of the alphabet.
Book measures 7 3/4 inches wide x 9 7/8 inches tall. Unpaginated. Hardcover. No dust jacket.
Good used condition with edge and corner wear to the front cover. Edge and corner wear to the back cover, along with some small spots of paper loss. Inside front cover has a couple of ink circles near the upper right corner. And the first few pages have some soiling and a pencil scribble. Otherwise interior pages are very good with no marks or tears.
A very cute ABC book!
Antique Children's Book. Crossing the Brook, And Other Stories, by favorite American authors.
Copyright O.M. Dunham, 1885.
Cassell & Company Limited
W.L Mershon & Co., Printers and Electrotypers, Rahway, N.J.
Hardcover book measuring 8 inches wide x 10 3/8 inches long.
Interior pages are firmly bound together, but loose from the spine.
Covers have wear, spine shows wear. former owners name written inside in pencil. Some soiling.
Good condition for its age.
All pages are shown in the attached photographs. Please be sure to view them all for a better idea of condition.
Such a sweet little book!
Vintage Little Golden Book 517. Baby Animals by Garth Williams. Copyright 1956, 1952 by Golden Press. Cover price of 29 cents. Cute story about all sorts of baby animals with color illustrations through out. This is an I, 9th printing book.
Condition is very good with some cover scuffs and wear and tear along gold spine paper. Title page has a couple of small tears along the edge, minor soiling on a few pages. No marks or writing in book. One page has a tape repair to a tear. Really cute kids book!
Big Helpers. Rand McNally Junior Elf book. By Irma Wilde. A book about Tractors, Cranes, Fire Trucks, and Dump Trucks. Cute children's picture book.
Each page is filled with handsome color illustrations of heavy equipment, by George Wilde.
Book number 8047. Copyright date of 1953. Original price printed on cover 15c.
Hardcover book measuring 4 7/8 x 6 3/8.
Condition is good with scuffing and wear to covers, and age toning to pages. No rips, tears or marks on pages.
Choo Choo The Little Switch Engine by Wallace Wadsworth. Illustrated by Mary Jane Chase.
Rand McNally Elf book number 8394. Copyright date of 1954. Original price printed on cover 25c.
Book measures about 6 5/8 inches wide x a little over 8 1/4 inches long with 20 pages. Condition is good with wear to cover corners and edges, and some scuffing. Also has the 23 stamped on the front cover and an ink scribble starting at the train's eyes down through the bottom of the book.
Interior pages are good with inscription written inside front cover in ink, name written on title page in black crayon, and a letter T written at the top of the third page in ink. Last page has a small vertical crease along the right edge, along with a tiny tear near the bottom of the crease.
Color illustrations throughout.
Very cute children's story book for your collection!
Dionne Quintuplets Play Mother Goose. 1938 softcover book published by Dell Publishing Company.
Each page features one or two nursery rhymes with accompanying black and white photo of the quints acting it out. Back cover features a full page KARO Syrup advertisement that also features the quintuplets.
Book measures 9 1/2 inches wide x 10 1/2 inches long with 20 pages.
Condition is fair with the pages being somewhat somewhat brittle and having small tears, and wear, along the out edge. The cover shows wear with corners missing,small edge tears, and edge wear. Please click on the photos for a close up view.
A nice Quintuplets collectible!
Vintage 1960's Teen Chapter Book Dr. Dorothy's Choice by Elizabeth Wesley. Original copyright 1963. This is the Second printing from May, 1966. Softcover children's chapter book measuring about 4.25 inches wide x 7 inches tall, with 127 pages.
Condition is very good with some light wear to covers. Some age toning to pages. Nice tight binding.
Famous Mouse Stories, including The Lion and the Mouse, Three Blind Mice, and Perez the Mouse. Vintage 1944 Children's Book. Illustrations by Mary and Wallace Stover.
Softcover book measuring 8 3/8 x 11 inches with 24 pages. Stapled spine. Published by Perks Publishing of New York. A Mary Perks book number 705.
Condition is good with some wear and soiling to covers. Interior pages are nice with no marks or tears. There are some small soiled spots along the edges of some pages.
Cute illustrations that could be used as artwork or in craft projects.
1950s Hardcover Whitman book, "Ginny Gordon and the Mystery at the Old Barn". Copyright 1951 & 1954. Written by Julie Campbell. Illustrated by Margaret Wesley.
Book measures 5.5" x 7.75", with 282 pages. Book is in good used condition with owners name written inside front cover. Covers show some light wear with plastic over coating starting to peel in spots along the spine. Pages are clean with some age toning.
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Little Men. Hardcover Whitman book, with pictorial cover. Published in 1955. Written by Louisa May Alcott. Illustrated by Jill Elgin.
Book measures 5.5" x 7.75", with 263 pages. No dust jacket. Book is in good used condition. Covers are tight with crack and wear along spine.
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Vintage 1950s "Our Baby Book." This adorable unused baby book has a hard cover with padded covers. Front cover shows a little girl, baby in a diaper, flowers, and white birds.
This was given as a gift to new parents by area businesses. Inside the front cover is a list of the donors. These donors are all from Fairbury, Nebraska including: Corbett's Dairy Service, Lester Jones Studio, Le Roy's Jewelry, Brown's Shoe Fit Company, The Korbel Drug Company, Bonham-Lock-Starr Insurance and Nigh Texaco Service
Cute graphics to record baby milestones, in orange, gray and black. Designed by Marion Raider. Includes 28 pages to record the story of baby including: first tooth, foot prints, outings, friends, first word, favorite toy, and up through sixth birthday.
Measures approximately 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches.
Condition is very good.
Super cute book for the expectant couple!
Peggy Brown and the Secret Treasure. The Better Little Book. Number 1423.Hardcover children's book measuring about 3 3/4 inches wide x 4 1/2 inches tall with 284 pages.
This book is in fair condition with wear to the corners and the top and bottom of the spine, which includes a small tear. Binding is tight.
There is no title page or publisher information. Though no evidence of missing pages. I'm unsure if this is how the book was made, or if the first couple pages are missing. Starts in at page number 5, which is the beginning of chapter 1.
Still a nice collectible children's book!
Play With Me by Marie Hall Ets. Book number WW802. Copyright 1955 by Marie Hall Ets. Issued in 1968 by The Viking Press. Vintage 1960's Softcover children's story book measuring about 7 inches x 9.5 inches.
Color illustrations throughout.
Condition is excellent with previous owners name written neatly on title page in red ink. Interior pages have no marks or tears.
Vintage Children's Book, Roy Rogers and the Gopher Creek Gunman. An original story featuring Roy Rogers, famous motion picture star as the hero. By Don Middleton. Illustrated by Erwin L. Hess. Authorized Edition.
Hardcover Whitman book copyright 1945.
Book measures 5.5 inches x 8 inches with 248 pages.
Book is in good used condition. Cover is nice with bumped corners and some wear at the top and bottom of the spine. Pages are clean with some age toning and a few pages with a wrinkle near the top right edge. There is also a round 1/2 inch long hole running through the lower right corner of pages 225 - 248.
Overall a nice clean book!
Lot of 2 vintage softcover children's books.
Rumpelstiltzkin, copyright circa 1940 by The Saalfield Publishing Co. This is a softcover, linen like book, that measures 7 1/8 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches tall. Twelve pages including front and back covers. Fair condition with some small tears along the page edges, and spine. And some creased page corners.
The Three Little Pigs, copyright 1940 by The Saalfield Publishing Co. This is a softcover, linen like book, that measures 7 1/8 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches tall. Twelve pages including front and back covers. Condition is poor for this book with some large tears.
These books would be super cute just to read, or use the pages for artwork!
Vintage Wonder Children's Book, "Shari Lewis, Stories to Read Aloud" paperback.
Letter or Number Code: 2029
Original Cover Price: 39 cents
Publisher: Wonder Read Aloud Books
Book measures: 5.25" wide x 8" tall.
Stories and Authors:
Fluffy Learns Her Business, by Blanche Boshinski
The Master Fiddler, by John Bennett
Surprise Circus, by La Vere Anderson
Sherry's Kitten and The Fix-It Boy, by Blanche Boshinski
Little Lost Teddy Bear, Oliver's Big Night, and The Happy Alligator, by La Vere Anderson
Illustrated by: Catherine Scholz
Illustrations: Black & White, and single color.
Condition: Condition is good with tight binding, no loose pages. No marks or tears to pages. A few pages have a dog ear, or creased corner. Some age toning to pages, soiling to covers. crease upper right front corner and a small tear near the center top of front cover. Also has a crease near the lower left corner of back and upper right corner of back cover. Previous owners name written inside cover in ink.
Rand McNally Junior Elf book, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Illustrated by Irma Wilde. Book number 8028. Copyright date of 1959. Original price printed on cover 19c.
Book measures about 5 x 6.5 inches. Condition is fair with wear and soiling to covers and crayon writing to back cover. Interior pages are very good with no marks or tears.
Sprout vintage children's book by Jenifer Wayne. Illustrated by Gail Owens. Hardcover Weekley Reader Book Club edition. Copyright 1970, 1976.
Book measures about 6 inches x 9 inches with 90 pages. This is a chapter book with black and white illustrations.
Condition is very good with some light soiling and wear to covers. No writing, marks or tears to pages.
Vintage Children's Cowboy Western Chapter Book. "Tales For A Tenderfoot" by Bernadine Creswell Kelly. Illustrated by Leo P. Thiele. Copyright 1950 by The University Publishing Company. Book measures 5 5/8 inches wide x 7 3/4 inches tall with 64 pages.
Some of the characters mentioned in book include: Bill Ryan, Kit Carson, Navajo Indians, etc. Condition is very good with some light wear and soiling to covers. Interior pages are very good with no markings or tears. There is a name written in ink, inside the front cover. Black and white illustrations. Some age toning to pages.
Vintage Mary Perks Children's Book. Ten Treasured Tales.
Copyright 1943. Published and distributed by The American Crayon Co. of Sandusky, Ohio.
Hardcover book measuring about 8 3/4 inches wide x 11 1/8 inches tall.
I count 44 pages including the front and back end papers. Black and blue illustrations throughout.
Book cover has overall wear including fading, discoloration and some soiling, with a stain along the upper and lower back cover. Spine has an inch long split along the top (visible in the first photo). Binding is tight.
There is also an inscription with name written inside the front end paper.
Interior pages are nice, with no marks or tears.
Adorable illustrations in this book!
The Bug Book. Vintage A Golden Shape Book for children. Copyright 1965. Written by William Dugan. No. 5925.
Softcover book with 24 pages.
Includes pages for:
Katydid and Grasshopper
Book measures 8 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches tall. All illustrations are color.
Very good condition with some mild signs of handling. Mostly wear around the edges of the front and back cover.
A sweet vintage children's book!
The Busy Baby Lion by Lucienne Erville. Illustrated by Rik Jottier. 1959 Wonder Book number 737.
The story of a little lion who wishes to have stripes like a tiger.
Hardcover children's book measuring 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches with approximately 20 pages. Color illustrations throughout.
Condition is good with light wear and soiling to covers. Some splitting to paper along outside of spine. Interior is very good with no marks or tears to pages. Small circular ink spot on inside of front cover (see second photo).