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Abbreviations I've used are: Ill.=illustrated or illustrator; f/p=full-page; b/w=black and white; FE=first edition (may be the first edition by this illustrator); DJ=dust jacket; o/w=otherwise; dec=decorative; Ex-lib=ex-library book with markings accordingly; FFEP=front free end papers; c=copyright; BCE=book club edition; FIAR=five-in-a-row book.

The grading I've used: Mint=like new; F=fine; VG=very good, better than average; G=good, average wear and tear; Fair, reading copy, but all there. If there are two gradings (i.e. VG/VG), the first is the book, the second the dust jacket.

Sizing is as follows: 6"-7", 16mo; 7"-8", 12mo; 8"-10", 8vo; 10"-12", 4to; larger than 12", folio.

Brenner, Barbara. AMY’S DOLL. Alfred A. Knopf 1963. Hardcover. Photos by Sy Katzoff. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Cooney, Barbara. CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX, by Geoffrey Chaucer, Adapted and illustrated by Cooney. HarperCollins 1958, 1989. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Ambleside 2. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 1-5. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $6.50.
Cooney, Barbara, illustrator. ROXABOXEN, by Alice McLerran. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard 1991, stated first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. FIAR. Ambleside 0. 0688075932. Ex-lib., no marks on dust jacket. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $8.50.
Cooney, Barbara, illustrator. WHEN THE SKY IS LIKE LACE, by Elinor Lander Horowitz. Viking 1975, 2004. Hardcover with dust jacket. Glowing,dreamy artwork and magical text describe a bimulous night when the sky is like lace, one of those magical summer nights when anything can happen – when the otters sing and the grass smells like gooseberry jam. Book and dust jacket Very Good+ with library card pocket. $7.
Herriot, James. JAMES HERRIOT’S TREASURY FOR CHILDREN, Warm and Joyful Tales by the author of All Creatures Great and Small. St. Martin’s Prress 1992, stated first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Includes all of Herriot’s children’s stories: Moses the Kitten; Only One Woof; The Christmas Day Kitten; Bonny’s Big Day; Blossom Comes Home; The Market Square Dog; Oscar, Cat-About-Town; Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb. Ambleside 0. 0312085125. Like-New. $9.50.
Herriot, James. BONNY’S BIG DAY. St. Martin’s Press 1972, 1987. Ill. Ruth Brown. Another James Herriot winner! Ambleside. 0312010001. Brand-New. $4.50.
Lenski, Lois. THE LITTLE AIRPLANE. Random House 1938, 2003. Hardcover with dust jacket. Same illustrations as 1938 edition, but bright, cheerful color has been added. 037581079x. Brand-New. $7.50.
Lowry, Lois. CROW CALL. Scholastic Press 2009, stated first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Liz’s daddy has just returned from World War II and the two of them set out together on a cold autumn morning, first to share a special piece of pie and then off to the gray-green hills of the Pennsylvania farmlands. Beautiful, heart-warming story about a special relationship. 0545030358. New, but with small tear in dust jacket. $7.50.
Mayhew, James. KATIE AND THE MONA LISA. Orchard Books 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Mayhew. Mona Lisa invites Katie to come inside her painting and when they stroll out of the canvas, Katie is introduced to many other painting subjects. Fun living art story. 053130177x. Brand-New. $8.50.
McCloskey, Robert. BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL. The Viking Press1948, recent printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Caldecott Honor Book 1949. Ambleside 0. 0670175919. Brand-New. $12.
Sendak, Maurice. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. Harper & Row 1963, later printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Sendak. Ambleside 0. 006025520x. Book Fine; dust jacket Good. $5.
Spivak, Dawnine. GRASS SANDALS, THE TRAVELS OF BASHO. Atheneum 1997, stated first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. This is the story of Basho, one of the best-loved poets in the history of Japan, and his journeys on foot around his homeland. Children will be charmed by his tenderness and scant belongings and his attention to the small details of life. 0689807767. FIAR. Brand-New. $8.
Travers, P. L. WALT DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS. Western Publishing 1964, 1973. Large Golden Book. Story adapted by Annie North Bedford. Ill. Grace Clarke. Very Good. $ of the actual item
Viorst, Judith. ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY ALEXANDER, THE COMPLETE STORIES. Atheneum Books 1997, stated first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Ray Cruz nd Robin Preiss Glasser. Includes Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (CM Alveary); Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday; Alexander, Who’s Not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to Move. 0689817738. Brand-New. $7.50.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. A LITTLE HOUSE PICTURE BOOK TREASURY, Six Stories of Life on the Prairie, adapted from the Little House books. Harper 2017, first edition. My First Little House Books. Hardcover with dust jacket. Includes A Little Prairie House; Going to Town; County Fair; Sugar Snow; Winter Days in the Big Woods; Christmas in the Big Woods. 0062470779 . Brand-New. $16.50.
Wolf, Tony. THE WOODLAND FOLK MEET THE GNOMES. Dean International Publishing 1983, first edition. Pictorial hardcover. Vivid, detailed illustrations by Italian artist Tony Wolf. The adventures begin when the gnomes and woodland folk begin to inhabit the same land. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $ of the actual item

d’Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Doubleday/Beautiful Feet SOFTCOVER 1977. Ambleside 1. SCM. CM Alveary. 0964380390. Brand-New. $12.
Krull, Kathleen. A BOY NAMED FDR, How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America. Alfred A. Knopf 2011, first edition. Pictorial hardcover. Ill. Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. SCM. 0375957162 . NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $6.50.
Stanley, Diane and Vennema, Peter. BARD OF AVON, The Story of William Shakespeare. Morrow Junior Books 1992. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Stanley. Ambleside 3. 0688091083. Library card pocket and sticker on front free endpaper; no marks on dust jacket. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $7.
Stanley, Diane. SALADIN NOBLE PRINCE OF ISLAM. HarperCollins 2002, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Stanley. 068817354. Ex-lib.; no marks on dust jacket. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $6.50.

Anholt, Laurence. CAMILLE AND THE SUNFLOWERS, A Story About Vincent Van Gogh. Barrons 1994, first published in Great Britain by Frances Lincoln. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Anholt. When Camille takes the new stranger in town a bunch of sunflowers, little does she know they would inspire a great work of art. 0812064097. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Good, no marks on dust jacket. $6.
Anholt, Laurence. DEGAS AND THE LITTLE DANCER, A Story About Edgar Degas. Barron’s 1996, first published in Great Britain by Frances Lincoln. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Anholt. Story of artist Edgar Degas and the little ballerina who was the model for his famous sculpture. 08812065832. Ex-lib., no marks on dust jacket. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $6.
Cohen, Barbara. MOLLY’S PILGRIM. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard 1983, 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket. Touching story based on a true incident experienced by a member of Cohen’s family. Molly has come to America because of Russian persecution of the Jews and is not accepted by the girls at school until she brings a very special Russian doll to school. 0688162797. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $6.
Crisp, Marty. TITANICAT. Sleeping Bear Press 2008, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Robert Papp. Story of the ship’s cat based on historical research. 1585363553. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $5.
Paterson, John & Katherine. BLUEBERRIES FOR THE QUEEN. HarperCollins 2004. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Susan Jeffers. True story of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherland’s stay in Connecticut during World War II. Wonderful living history story! 0066239427. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $9.
Rockwell, Anne. THEY CALLED HER MOLLY PITCHER. Dragonfly Books SOFTCOVER 2002. Ill. Cynthia von Buhler. CM Alveary. 0553112538. Near-Fine. $5.

Kingsbury, Karen. BRAVE YOUNG KNIGHT. Zonderkidz 2011. Pictorial hardcover. Ill. Gabrielle Grimard. Although not the speediest, strongest, or most intelligent, a kind, honest knight wins a bravery competition to become prince of the kingdom 0310716454. Brand-New. $7.50.

Andersen, Hans Christian. THE NIGHTINGALE. Candlewick Press SOFTCOVER 2002. Elegant and elaborate illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline. Retold by Stephen Mitchell. Ambleside 2. 0763624063. Brand-New. $4.
Carle, Eric, illustrator. THE HOLE IN THE DIKE. Retold by Norma Green. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1974, 1993. Like-New. $3.50.
Cooney, Barbara. ELEANOR. A story of Eleanor Roosevelt. Viking/Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1999. Ill. by Cooney. Accompanied by Cooney’s magnificent illustrations, she tells the story of the little girl whose indomitable spirit would make her one of our greatest and most beloved first ladies. Fine, previous owner’s name sticker. $3.50.
Cooney, Barbara. MISS RUMPHIUS. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1982, 1985. Ambleside 0. Fine. $3.50.
Hodges, Margaret. SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, A Golden Legend Adapted by Hodges from Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene. Little, Brown SOFTCOVER 1984. Ill. Trina Schart Hyman. Ambleside 1. SCM. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 3-6. Caldecott Medal 1985. 0316367958. Brand-New. $4.50.
Irving, Washington. THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, Retold and illustrated by Will Moses from the original story. Penguin Putnam SOFTCOVER 1995. 0698116488Like-New. $4.
Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie. THE BEAR THAT HEARD CRYING. Dutton/Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1993, 1998. Ill. Ted Rand. The true story of Sarah Whitcher. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 1-3. Brand-New. $3.50.
Mazer, Anne. THE SALAMANDER ROOM. Dragonfly Books 1991. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher. SCM. Living Science. FIAR.  0679861874. Like-New. $4.50.
Rosen, Michael. WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT. Simon & Schuster/Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1989, 2003. Ill. Helen Oxenbury. FIAR. Brand-New. $3.50.
Swift, Hildegarde H. THE LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE AND THE GREAT GRAY BRIDGE. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich SOFTCOVER 1942, later printing. FIAR. 0156528401. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.
Titus, Eve. ANATOLE. Bantam SOFTCOVER 1956, 1990. Ill. Paul Galdone. Caldecott Honor Book 1957. Anatole, the happiest, most contented mouse in all France, became the official cheese taster at the Duval Cheese Factory. A children’s classic! NOT ex-lib. 0553169912. Like-New. $3.

Field, Eugene. WYNKEN, BLYNKEN, AND NOD. E. P. Dutton 1982. Hardcover. Ill. by Susan Jeffers. Ambleside 0. 0525440224. Fine, previous owner’s name whited out. $ of the actual item
Poetry for Young People. ROBERT FROST, Edited by Gary D. Schmidt. Sterling Publishing 1994. Hardcover. Ill. Henri Sorensen. Ambleside 6. 0806906332. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $7.
Poetry for Young People. RUDYARD KIPLING, Edited by Eileen Gillooly. Sterling Publishing/Scholastic 2000. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Jim Sharpe. Ambleside 5. Brand-New. $3.50.
Poetry for Young People. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Edited by David Scott Kastan. Sterlign Publishing 2000. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Glenn Harrington. 0806943440. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Fine. $7.50.

Childhood of Famous Americans. WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT, Young Fliers,, bu Augusta Stevenson. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1951, 1986. 0020421702. Fine. $3.50.

Davis, Harry. THE ART OF TASHA TUDOR. Little, Brown 2000, stated first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. 150 of Tudor’s illustrations on nearly every page. Detailed biographical information. 148 pp. Beautiful book! NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Fine. $ of the actual item
Plutarch. PLUTARCH’S LIVES, Translated by John Dryden and Revised by Arthur High Clough. Modern Library, no date. Hardcover. Dryden’s translation published at the end of the 17th century; Clough revised the work in 1864. Hardcover with dust jacket. 1309 pp. with index. Ambleside 7. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $ of the actual item

McGiffin, Lee. IRON SCOUTS OF THE CONFEDERACY. Christian Liberty Press SOFTCOVER 1993. Revised and edited by Michael McHugh. Chronicles the true adventures of two teenage brothers who grew up during the Civil War as orphans and as soldiers. Heart of Dakota. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $6.
Nagel, Sherman. CYRUS THE PERSIAN. Wm. B. Eerdmans 1944. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fascinating story, tracing the hand of God through the life of one of the greatest men of all time, Cyrus, using him in His dealings with His chosen people. In re-creating this fictionalized biography, the author has shown what inspiring heroism grows from faith in the Lord who continually shapes the destinies of His own. Rare title. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket has chips but nice in new protective cover. $ of the actual item

Rounds, Glen. THE TREELESS PLAINS. Holiday House 1967. Hardcover. Ill. by Rounds. Lively account of the early settlers of what was to become Kansas, Nebraska and the Dakotas. Ex-lib. Library binding. Good. $4.

Stein, R. Conrad. THE CONQUISTADORES, Building a Spanish Empire in the Americas. The Child’s World 2004. Hardcover. Ill. in color. 40 pp. 152961444. Brand-New. $3.50.

Blumberg, Rhoda. COMMODORE PERRY IN THE LAND OF THE SHOGUN. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard SOFTCOVER 1985. Newbery Honor Book 1986. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 5-12. 0060086254. Like-New. $5.
Curlee, Lynn. SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD. Atheneum Books 2002. Hardcover with dust jacket. With extraordinary paintings and moving narrative, the author tells the story of The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, The Colossus of Rhodes, The Great Pyramid at Giza, The Temple ,of Artemis, The Statue of Zeus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, and the Pharos at Alexandria. 35 pp. 068983182x. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $5.
Macaulay, David. CASTLE, HOW IT WORKS. Roaring Brook Press 2015. Pictorial hardcover. SCM. Fine. $6.
Macaulay, David. CATHEDRAL, The Story of Its Construction. Houghton Mifflin 1973, recent printing. SOFTCOVER. SCM. 0395316685. Brand-New. $6.
Marshall, H. E. OUR ISLAND STORY, A History of Britain for Boys and Girls. Galore Park 1905, 2005. Hardcover with dust jacket. Thirty color illustrations by A. S. Forrest. Ambleside 1-5. Book and dust jacket Very Good+ with previous owner’s name. $ of the actual item

Jaques, Florence. SNOWSHOE COUNTRY. Minnesota Historical Society Press SOFTCOVER 1944, 1989. Ill. Francis Lee Jaques. Florence and Francis Jaques spent the last months of 1942 on Gunflint Lake in Minnesota’s North Country. The book is the result of her journals and his sketches. 0873512367. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $6.

Guthrie, Woody. THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND with audio CD performed by Woody and Arlo Guthrie. Little, Brown 1998. Hardcover with dust jacket. Lyrics to the folk song with musical notations. Detailed, richly illustrated paintings by Kathy Jakobsen invite readers on a journey across the country. Brand-new with sealed CD. $ of the actual item
Tada, Joni Eareckson; Macarthur, John; Wolgemuth, Robert & Bobbie. WHAT WONDROUS LOVE IS THIS, Hymns of Wonder and Worship to Remember His Love. Crossway Books 2002. Hardcover with dust jacket. Great Hymns of Our Faith Book 3. Full-length music CD with twelve hymns and reflections by the authors for each hymn. 151343663. Brand-New. $8.

Dover Publications. THE AMERICAN HOUSE STYLES OF ARCHITECTURE COLORING BOOK, by A. G. Smith. Dover SOFTCOVER 1983. 0486244725. Brand-New. $3.50.
Popular Mechanics. THE BOY MECHANIC, 200 Classic Things to Build. Hearst Books 2006. Hardcover. 265 illustrated pages of projects and informative articles taken from Popular Mechanics books and magazines spanning the first two decades of the twentieth century. 158816733x. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $4.50.

Usborne. USBORNE INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC, Internet Linked, by Eileen O’Brien. Scholastic/Usborne SOFTCOVER 2005. Like-New. $3.50.

Bastin, Marjolein with Marin, Tovah. VIEW FROM A SKETCHBOOK, Nature Through the Eyes of Marjolein Bastin. Stewart, Tabori & Chang 2003, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. SCM. 1584793538. Fine. $ of the actual item
Heiligman, Deborah. FROM CATERPILLAR TO BUTTERFLY. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science. HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1996. Living Science.  0064451291 . Fine. $3.
Herriot, James. CAT STORIES. St. Martin’s Press 1994, stated first edition. Color ill. by Leslie Holmes. 0312113420. Like-New. $4.
Maestro, Betsy. WHY DO LEAVES CHANGE COLOR? Scholastic/HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1994. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name. $3.
Winer, Yvonne. BIRDS BUILD NESTS. Charlesbridge 2002, first Am. ed. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Tony Oliver. Charming and elegant poetry accompanied by finely detailed, captivating illustrations explain how, when, where and why birds build their nests. 1570915008. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $6.

Packer, J. I. KNOWING GOD. Inter-Varsity Press 1973. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ambleside 10. 087784867x. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $8.

Lewis, C. S. THE SILVER CHAIR. Chronicles of Narnia Book 6. Harper Trophy SOFTCOVER 1953, 2000. Full-color Collector’s Edition. Color Ill. by Pauline Baynes. 0064409457. Brand-New. $4.
Lewis, C. S. THE LAST BATTLE. Chronicles of Narnia Book 7. Harper Trophy SOFTCOVER 1956, 2000. Full-color Collector’s Edition. Color Ill. by Pauline Baynes. 0064409414. Brand-New. $4.

de Angeli, Marguerite. THE DOOR IN THE WALL. Doubleday 1949, stated first edition. Newbery Medal 1950. B/w illustrations by the author. Sonlight C, D. Ambleside 2. SCM. Beautiful vintage copy. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $ of the actual item
Sutcliff, Rosemary. EAGLE OF THE NINTH. Farrar Straus/Square Fish SOFTCOVER 1954, 1993. Truthquest Ancient Rome grades 7-12. 0312644299 , Brand-New. $5.
Sutcliff, Rosemary. KNIGHT’S FEE. Henry Z. Walck 1960, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Absorbing story told against the background of Norman England and its rulers, the sons of William the Conqueror. Ambleside 7. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Good. $ of the actual item

Burgess, Thornton. MOTHER WEST WIND’S CHILDREN. Little, Brown SOFTCOVER 1911, 2004. Ambleside 0. 0316008990. Brand-New. $5.
de Angeli, Marguerite. JARED’S ISLAND. Doubleday 1947. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. de Angeli. De Angeli brings alive an important part of American history in this story of a young-boy’s adventures in the half-wild New Jersey of the 1760’s. CM Alveary. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Good. $ of the actual item
Defoe, Daniel. ROBINSON CRUSOE. Charles Scribners 1920, 1993. Hardcover with dust jacket. Illustrated with 14 color plates by N. C. Wyeth. Ambleside 4. 0684179466. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $8.50.
Gannett, Ruth Stiles. MY FATHER’S DRAGON. Random House 1947, recent printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Ruth Chrisman Gannett. SCM. 0394884604. NOT ex-lib. Book Fine; dust jacket Very Good. $6.
Hardy Boys. THE SHORE ROAD MYSTERY, by Franklin W. Dixon. #6. Grosset & Dunlap 1928, 1994. Glossy hardcover. 0448089068. Like-New. $3.
Hardy Boys. THE GREAT AIRPORT MYSTERY, by Franklin W. Dixon. #9. Grosset & Dunlap 1930, 1996. Glossy hardcover. 0448089092. Like-New. $3.
Henry, Marguerite. JUSTIN MORGAN HAD A HORSE. Simon & Schuster 1954, 1991. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Wesley Dennis. Ambleside 4. 0689852797. Like-New. $8.50.
Kipling, Rudyard. JUST SO STORIES. William Morrow Books of Wonder 1996. Hardcover with dust jacket. Stunning color and b/w illustrations by Barry Moser. Deluxe edition with all of Kipling’s stories. Ambleside 1. SCM. 0688139574. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $8.
Salten, Felix. BAMBI, A LIFE IN THE WOODS. Aladdin 1928, 2002. Hard bound paperback. Ill. Barbara Cooney. Ambleside 4. Ex-lib. Good. $4.50.
Salten, Felix. BAMBI’S CHILDREN, The Story of a Forest Family. Grosset & Dunlap 1939. Hardcover. Ill. Erna Pinner. NOT ex-lib. Good. $ of the actual item
Sutcliff, Rosemary. BLACK SHIPS BEFORE TROY. Great Britain: Frances Lincoln 1993. Hardcover with dust jacket. Color ill. Alan Lee. CM Alveary. Ambleside 6. 071120778x. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $9.50.
Warner Gertrude Chandler. THE BOXCAR CHILDREN. Albert Whitman 1942, 2009. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. L. Kate Deal. Ambleside 1, 2. 1435120930. Brand-New. $ of the actual item
Webster, Jean. DADDY-LONG-LEGS. Everyman’s Library 1993, first published 1912. Ill. by the author. Hardcover. A beautiful copy of a children’s classic! 1857159136. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $10.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. GRANDFATHER’S CHAIR. McLoughlin Brothers. No date but gift inscription reads 1907. “Grandfather” tells the children their cousin may also like to hear his stories because “They will teach him something about the history and distinguished people of this country which he has never read in any of his schoolbooks.” Illustrated with color frontispiece and b/w full-page drawings. NOT ex-lib. Good. $ of the actual item

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. UNDERSTOOD BETSY. Avon SOFTCOVER 1917, 1973. Ill. Martha Alexander. Ambleside 2. SCM. Very Good. $8.
Streatfeild, Noel. THEATER SHOES. Random House SOFTCOVER 1945, 1994. Ambleside 4, 5, 6. 0679854347. Brand-New. $4.

Thane, Elswyth. WASHINGTON’S LADY, The Life of Martha Washington. Dodd, Mead 1954, 1960. Hardcover with dust jacket. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $5.

Devlin, Wende and Harry. CRANBERRY CHRISTMAS. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1976, 1991. Ill. by the Devlins. 0689715102. Brand-New. $10.
O’Henry. THE GIFT OF THE MAGI. Picture Book Studio 1982. Hardcover with dust jacket. Unique, magnificent illustrations by award-winning European artist Lisbeth Zwerger. 0907234178. Fine, with previous owner’s name blacked out. $6.

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