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Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1948. Hardcover. 32p., illustrations in b&w and color, very good first edition in cloth boards with pictorial front cover and clipped edgeworn dj. Children's book on the Spanish Missions in California, happy Native American boys and girls, and swallows.
Chicago: the railroad, no date, circa 1945. Unpaginated, about twelve pages, softbound; a 9x6 inch stapled pamphlet in color wraps and spot-color each cover-verso. Printed line-illustrations on each page are accompanied by a quattrain of doggerel celebrating Burlington's fleet of fourteen "Zephyr" diesel locomotives. Each drawing is meant to be.....
Berkeley: Mother's Hen, 1986. Paperback. 9p., 5x8 inches, introduction by Floyd Salas, illustrations, later printing, very good booklet in white stapled pictorial wraps. Mucho somos. The title story, three lines long, mentions Dracula and dwells on vampirism ("The bats eat rat fish. Dracula turns into a bat. Then he sucks.....
n.p. Self-published, 1922. unpaginated, illustrated with b&w plates and decorations, back cover has a light waterstain and front cover a droplet stain, boards are edgeworn, one leaf has a one-inch tear, old ownership names; first edition in blue cloth with b&w illustration laid down. Children's book about world travel in.....
Beijing: Minzu chubanshe, 1982. 56, p., very good in pictorial wraps, 7x10 inches, text in Tibetan. Children's primer with color pictures of words containing various letters. Chinese title in the colophon is "Kan tu shi zi" (Look at pictures and recognize letters). From the collection of the noted Mongolist and.....
New York: Macmillan Books for Young Readers, 1995. Hardcover. [28p] 7.75x11.25 inches, color illustrated children''s book, near-fine first edition, first printing stated in original pictorial boards and bright unclipped matching dj. Children's book about a young African American boy blowing Be Bop trumpet and his little sister.
New York: Friendship Press, . [32p] including covers, 12.25x10 inches landscape format, illustrated with b&w photos of African American and poor children in the city, blotchy foxing to front cover and a little edgewear, otherwise very good first edition booklet in stapled pictorial wraps.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1958. Hardcover. 207p., warmly inscribed and signed by the San Francisco author, very good first edition in cloth boards and chipped and shelfworn, unclipped dj with tape repair on back side and sunned spine. Novel for preteens on the Anza expedition.
Belen NM: Buckethead Enterprises of Oz, 1997. Paperback. 130p., illustrated with amateur sketches and cover collage in color; softbound, 8.5x5.5 inch glossy wraps, entirely sound and clean, a fine copy that is autographed by author Evans on the terminal leaf with hand-penned contact information. The Cowardly Lion "beheads" a large.....