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The Care and Feeding of Infants

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Mellin's Food Company: 1904

Seller ID: 142181

Condition: Very Good


Full blue cloth boards with blue and gilt decoration. 68 pages. 6"w x 8"h. A book put out by the makers of an early baby formula maker -- Mellin's food was something that could be added to cow's milk. Interestingly, the book starts out with the assertion that breast milk is the best thing to feed a baby, but that it is not always possible. Illustrated with charming black and white photos of babies and small children, and decorated with red spot illustrations. View more info

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The India Rubber Boy: Russian Classical Stories for Children

By: Izdatel Stvo

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 145694

ISBN: 5050024609

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. 6 5/8"w x 8 3/4"h. Includes stories by Chekov, Turgenev, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, and more. View more info

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Six 1930's Children's Books Published By Platt & Munk

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk:

Seller ID: 145564

Condition: Very Good


This is a set of six staple-bound children's books published by Platt & Munk in the 1930's. The books are 6 3/4"w x 8"h and around 12 pages. Titles: The First Circus; Olga of Norway; Watlala: An Indian of the Northwest (this one has some crayon and pencil marking); Uncle Wiggly Learns to Dance; Peter Rabbit Proves a Friend; and Ching Ling and Ting Ling. Black and white and color illustrations. View more info

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Children Represented in Ukiyo-e: Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Japan, The Japan Foundation / Kumon Institute of Education: 1998

Seller ID: 139800

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 113 pages. 8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. Exhibition catalog for a show that appeared in Russia, England, France, and Germany. The ukiyo-e prints of the Edo period represented here includes portraits of mother and chld, depecitions of customs and games, children's prints, and omacha-e. View more info

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Je Chante Avec Maman: des chansons en Images

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hachette: 1974

Seller ID: 132608

ISBN: 2010003381

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 13 songs with illustrations. Many color illustrations. In French. Large format: 9 1/8"w x 12 3/8"h. Pictorial cover. View more info

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Wide Awake Pleasure Book

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Co., Publishers:

Seller ID: 143536

Condition: Fair


No date of publication shown; circa 1880's. Worn binding with loose hinges and edge wear to cover. Previous owner's inscription inside. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Many b&w illustrations throughout. Approx. 420 pages, plus advertisements. 7 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h. View more info

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Childcraft: Animal Friends and Adventures (Volume Four)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Field Enterprises, Inc.: 1949

Seller ID: 139909

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 240 pages. 7"w x 10"h. Edge wear to cover. Volume Four only from the Childcraft set. Contents: Animal Friends and Wheels, Wings, and Real Things. Black-and-white and color illustrations throughout. Anthology of writing including Marjorie Flack, W.H. Hudson, Carol Ryrie Brink, Marguerite Henry, Rudyard Kipling, and many more. View more info

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Betty Crocker's Cakes Kids Love

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Golden Press: 1969

Seller ID: 142498

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight sewn binding. Slight wear to pictorial cover. Small format: 5 3/8"w x 6 1/4"h. Color illustrations by Bill Sayles. Directions for making shaped cakes from Betty Crocker cake mixes -- poodle, giraffe, guitar, chicken, doll, soldiers and clowns, to name just a few. View more info

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Abdul of Arabia

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1936

Seller ID: 143437

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 12 page staple-bound booklet. 6 7/8"w x 8"h. Black and white and color illustrations. View more info

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Kala of Hawaii

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Platt & Munk: 1936

Seller ID: 143438

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 12 page staple-bound booklet. 6 7/8"w x 8"h. Black and white and color illustrations. View more info

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Built in Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, E-heart Press: 1979

Seller ID: 133983

Condition: Good


Book suffers from moisture exposure froming a wave in the text block along the upper edge of the oblong format, stain visible at front end paper, first few pages. Rear endpaper and back last page are dirty with open tear at upper edge of end paper. Covers are straight, bumped corners, little edge wear, binding solid and page block is otherwise clean with no marking of any kind. Hundreds of impressive b&w photos, many full page, with a section showing children and a laborer making adobe bricks. Some line drawings illustrating technical details. Chapters include Texas folk building: an intr... View more info

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Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Co.: 1952

Seller ID: 145525

Condition: Very Good


Rand McNally Junior Elf Book, 6 1/2"w x 8"h. Worn corners of cover. Brightly colored paper covered boards. Unpaginated. Approx. 28 pages. Adorable color illustrations by Anne Sellers Leaf. View more info

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Aesop for Children

By: Aesop

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Checkerboard Press: 1984

Seller ID: 141878

ISBN: 156288039X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Top edge of cover is a bit faded. 96 pages. 9 5/8"w x 11 3/4"h. Beautiful color illustrations by Milo Winter. View more info

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Favourite Fairy Tales

By: Anderson, Hans Christian

Price: $8.41

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins:

Seller ID: 137418

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Unpaginated. The fairy tales included are The Snow Queen, The Flying Trunk, The Ugly Duckling. Glossy pictorial cover. 8 1/4"w x 10 3/4"h. Bright color illustrations. View more info

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Diane Arbus: Magazine Work

By: Arbus, Diane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Millerton, NY, Aperture: 1984

Seller ID: 145833

ISBN: 0893811580

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. 9 1/4"w x 10 7/8"h. Essay by Thomas W. Southall. Remainder mark on bottom page ends. View more info

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Waterless Mountain

By: Armer, Laura Adams

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1953

Seller ID: 141513

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 212 pages. 6"w x 8 3/4"h. Many b&w illustrations. Waterless Mountain is a novel by Laura Adams Armer that was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1932. View more info

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Friendly Beasts, The

By: Baker, Laura Nelson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Parnassus Press: 1957

Seller ID: 139456

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 28 pages. 5 3/4"w x 6 3/4"h. Full gray cloth boards. Illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov, Latvian-born American commercial artist and illustrator, in black, green, red, and orange. The Christmas story from the point of view of the beasts in the stable. Words and music to 14th century children's carol at back of book. View more info

For Children: Bela Bartok

By: Bartok, Bela

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes:

Seller ID: 145881

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, music is clean and free of marking of any kind. 44 pages, 40 musical pieces, inclusing the Swine Herd's Dance. Vol. I only based on Hungarian folk tunes. For piano solo. No publication date. View more info

Farmworkers and Their Children

By: Basran, Gurcharn, Charan Gill & Brian D. Maclean

Price: $47.95

Publisher: Collective Press: 1995

Seller ID: 111579

ISBN: 0969476450

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 188 pages many tables. Chapters include Indo-Canadian families: historical constraints and contemporary contradictions, Government and community responses to racism and prejudice in the Province of British Columbia, Methods employed in conducting the research, Characteristics of the sample, Working conditions and their implications for child health, Current and preferred care arrangements for children, References (six pages). Tables include Frequency and kinds of ... View more info

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When the Moon was Big: Legends from New Guinea

By: Beier, Ulli

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Collins: 1972

Seller ID: 142717

ISBN: 0001950150

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 64 pages. Edge wear, foxing, and small tears to dust jacket. 64 pages. 7 1/8"w x 9 3/4"h. Illustrated by Georgina Beier. New Guinea legends told in their own words by children. View more info