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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!
Antique Children's Book. Friends in The Field ABC. 1911 Samuel Gabriel Sons & Company New York. Linen No. 510. Drawings by W. F. Stecher. Front and back cover are heavy card stock weight. Interior pages are linen.
Book measures 8 1/2 inches wide x 10 7/8 inches tall. 16 pages including front and back covers. Color and black and white illustrations for the letters of the alphabet.
Good condition with normal handling wear for a book over one hundred years old. Some small creases, soiling and wear to the covers. Interior pages are good with some group of tiny pin holes in the upper left corner of the first page.
A sweet antique children's book!
Vintage Children's Book. Bible Stories and ABC's for Little Tots to Learn with Ease. I'm unable to find a date of publication or publisher information in this book. Dates to circa 1930s or 1940s.
Front half of the book has the ABC's along with an illustration for each.
Second half of the book has the following three stories:
Softcover linen book measuring about 6 3/4 inches wide x 9 1/4 inches tall.
16 pages including the front and back covers. Color and blue and white illustrations throughout.
Condition is good some soiling and wear to covers and pages.
Sweet religious ABC book!
2 antique German children's story book by Christoph von Schmid. Both are softcover books, each measuring 6 1/2 x 9 inches with 32 pages. Pretty blue and pink floral border on the covers.
Die Zwei Bruder and Das Täubchen Kupfermünzen und Goldstücke
I believe the title for the book on the left translates as:
The Cup of Copper Coins and Gold Pieces
Book on the right translates as:
The Two Brothers
Condition for both is good with wear and soiling to covers. Age toning and some soiling to pages. No rips, tears or marks on pages.
Vintage 1963 hardcover children's book. Where the Wild Things Are. Story and pictures by Maurice Sendak.
Measures 9 3/4 inches wide x 9 inches tall. Color illustrations throughout.
This is an withdrawn library book.
Wear to covers and spine. Soiling to the pages and numerous small tears to the pages. Shows a lot of wear. This book was definitely checked out a lot and well loved!
Chosen number One Best Illustrated Children's Book of 1963 by The New York Times.
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!
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!
Tuffer by Betty Ren Wright. Illustrated by Bonnie and Bill Rutherford.
A Tell A Tale book by Whitman Publishing Co. Copyright 1959. 16 pages. Hardback. Measures approx. 5 1/2" x 6 1/2".
Color illustrations throughout. Tuffer, the little spotted fawn, is flocked on each page in the book.
Condition is fair with wear to covers, including paper loss at the bottom of the spine, and former owners name written in pencil on the title page.
Cute book for your collection!
Precious Moments Coloring Book. All Through The Year. Artwork by Sam Butcher and William Biel.
Book measures 8 inches wide x 10 3/4 inches long.
Approximately 60 pages to color.
Pictures to color include:
Condition is good with no marks or coloring inside.
Covers are also good with some wear along the spine and edges.
Super sweet pictures in this book!
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!
Clementina The Flying Pig A Surprise Dell Book. Vintage 1950 softcover children's book by Oskar Lebeck. Illustrated by Louis Myers. Published by Dell Publishing Company of New York, N.Y.
I believe this book was given out by Gold's of Nebraska. There is a Gold's sticker on the lower left corner of the front cover.
Softcover book measuring 7 1/4 inches wide x 5 1/8 inches tall with approximately 40 pages. Cute color illustrations throughout.
Condition is good with wear to the covers. Back cover also has a tear near the center of the top. Pages are very good with no marks or tears but they are age toned.
Super cute book for your collection!
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 Children's book "The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore" Dates to circa 1950s or 1960s. Twelve pages including front and back covers.
This is a softcover book with stapled spine. Book measures 3 7/8 inches wide x 6 1/2 inches tall.
Condition is good with some wear to covers and the spine is split near the top. This was given as a gift, so there is also a name written inside the back cover.
Adorable graphics in the vintage Christmas Book!
The Sparrow's Nest. A story about a mother and father sparrow and their new babies.
Written by Helen Frances Stanley. Illustrated by Irma Wilde. A Start-Right Elf book by Rand McNally and Co. Copyright 1969. 28 pages. Hardback. Measures approx. 4 7/8" x 6 3/8". Cute color illustrations throughout.
Condition is very good with very light wear to covers. Pages are nice and clean with no marks or tears.
Cute book for your collection!
I Like To Be Little. Cute story telling all the good things about being little.
Written by Ann Matthews. Illustrated by Eleanor Mill. A Tell-A-Tale book by Whitman Publishing Co. Copyright 1976. 28 pages. Hardback. Measures approx. 5 1/2" x 6 1/4". Cute color illustrations throughout.
Condition is very good with bumps to corners and some scuffing to covers. Pages are very clean with no marks or tears.
Super cute book for your collection!
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.
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.
Rand McNally Junior Elf book, "Feathered Friends" by Mabel Watts. Illustrated by Marge Opitz. Book number 8090. Copyright date of 1957. Original price printed on cover 15c.
Book measures about 5 x 6.5 inches. Condition is good with wear to covers including a chip out at the top of the spine. Also has the number 12 in a circle, which is stamped on the front cover. Interior pages are very good with no marks or tears.