Lassie's Brave Adventure. Illustrated by Bob Bartram.
A Tell A Tale book by Whitman Publishing Co. Copyright 1958 by Lassie Programs, Inc. 28 pages. Hardback. Measures approx. 5 1/2" x 6 1/2".
Color illustrations throughout.
Condition is fair with wear to covers, including some paper loss along the spine, and former owners name written in ink on the title page. Also has a few small tears along the edges of the pages.
Cute book for your collection!
Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman.
A Mary Perks Book. The American Crayon Co. Sandusky, Ohio. Copyright 1931, by Harter Publishing Company. Copyright 1943, by John Sherman Bagg.
Six full page color illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat.
Softcover book measuring a little over 9 3/4 inches wide x 12 3/4 inches long. 16 pages including the front and back covers.
Has a linen like feel to the paper.
Very nice used condition with some wear along the stapled spine.
Interior pages are very good with no marks or tears.
Classic Black Americana children's book!
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 Whitman Tell-A-Tale Book book, "Hanna-Barbera's Magilla Gorilla Takes a Banana Holiday". Authorized edition by William Johnston. Pictures by Jason Studios.
Book number 2552. Copyright date of 1965. Original paper price tag on cover 19c.
Condition is very good with some light wear to covers. Interior pages are very good with no markings or tears. Nice copy!
My ABC of Ships. Vintage 1921 Saalfield Publishing Co. Children's Book No. 2060.
Linen like book that measures about 8 1/2 inches wide x 10 1/4 inches tall. 16 pages including front and back covers. Staple binding.
Full page color illustrations of boats, ships and sailors. Along with the letters of the alphabet that each have a rhyme about ships.
Good condition with average handling wear for a book almost one hundred years old. Some small creases, soiling and wear to the covers and spine.
Interior pages are good with some soiling, former owners name written inside front cover, and it looks like there was a small white price tag sticker on the upper right corner of the first inside page that someone tried to remove.
A colorful vintage children's book!
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!
Vintage 1970s paperback teen book. Overdrive by Leslie Waller. Scholastic Book Services children's Book TK 2459. Great adventure chapter book about racing.
Copyright 1967 by Leslie Waller: This is the 1st printing, November 1973.
Letter or Number Code: TK 2459
Publisher: Scholastic Book Services
Book measures: 4.25" wide x 7" tall.
Author: Leslie Waller
Condition: Nice book. Age toning to pages, and a few dog eared pages. Some soiling and scuffing to covers and a crease near lower right front cover. Also small ink mark near spine on front cover. Previous owners name written on title page in pencil.
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!
Peppy The Lonely Little Puppy Vintage 1947 Rand McNally Children's Book by Frieda Friedman. Color illustrations by Vivienne Blake. Hardcover book no 533. Last page has 40-80. Cover price 25c.Measures 6.5 x 8.25 inches.
Condition is very good with some scuffing and wear to covers. Pages are very good with no tears or writing. Stamped inside front cover "Property of" and has a paper sticker attached inside cover also.
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.
Playtime Poodles. A Real Live Animal Book. By Helen Wing. Photographs by Albert G. Westelin and Jack Schmidling.
A Rand McNally Tip-Top Elf Book number 8585. Copyright 1955.
The story of mama poodle and her children, Suzette and Bobo. Father had gone to visit his mother and mailed the children gifts. Suzette received a pocketbook, pink ballet skirt and a silver crown. Bobo received a wristwatch and brass trumpet. They then decide to write their father a letter and go on to play with the new gifts they had received.
Hardcover children's book measuring 6 5/8 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches long with 20 pages. Color illustrations throughout.
Condition is good with some wear to the corners and edges of the covers. Interior is very good with no marks or tears to pages. Former owners name, address, and phone number written inside the front cover in ink (which I've blocked out with the blue lines, on photo only, not on the book itself.) And a small "+" written on the title page in ink.
Very cute children's book for your collection!
Raggedy Ann and the Laughing Brook. Vintage 1944 Children's Book by Johnny Gruelle. Drawings by Mary and Wallace Stover After Gruelle. Published by the American Crayon Company book number 1030.
Softcover book measuring 8.5 x 11 inches with 24 pages.
Condition is very good wear to covers and a brown area of soiling at the top of the front cover. Interior pages are excellent with no marks or tears.
These super cute doll illustrations could also be used as artwork or in craft projects.
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!
Vintage Rand McNally Junior Elf children's book, The Animals' Bus Ride. By Helen Wing. Illustrated by Irma Wilde. Book number 8118. Copyright date of 1965. Original price printed on cover 25c.
Book measures about 4.25 x 6.5 inches. Condition is very good with some light wear to covers. Pages are excellent with no marks or tears and nice vivid colors.
The Baby Jesus. Vintage Rand McNally religious childrens book By Mary Alice Jones. Illustrated by Elizabeth Webbe. Book number 8086. Copyright date of 1961. Original price printed on cover 19c.
Condition is excellent with stamped price on front cover. Pages are in excellent condition with some age toning. Great collectible book!
The Big Bark by Christine Woyke. Illustrated by Stina Nagel. Book number 2408-2.
Cute story about a little girl name Ann. On the way to school Ann had to walk past a house with a sign on the gate that read, "Beware of Dog". The dog inside the gated area had a very big bark, although she was unable to see the dog. All during the school year she drew pictures of what she thought was a very big dog. One day the gate is open on her way by and out comes a little dog. She pets it as it wags its tail. The dog's owner comes out and explains to Ann that the "Beware of Dog" sign was there when they moved in, not because of their dog named Wags. After drawing the pictures of the big dog all year, Ann then proceeds to draw a little dog.
A Tell-A-Tale book by Whitman Publishing Co. Copyright 1975. 28 pages. Hardback. Measures approx. 5 5/8" x 6 3/8 inches. Cute color illustrations throughout.
Condition is very good with some light bumps to corners and some light scuffing to covers. Pages are very clean with no tears. There are a few pencil writings on the last page inside the back cover
Super cute book for your collection!