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Posted January 22, 2016

Looking for a favorite childhood book or series?  I have a large stock of 20th Century Children's books including many signed books, First Editions & Out-of-Print titles. In addition, I have general stock including a substantial collection....

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Jeryl Metz, Books

Our specialties are collectible children's books and illustrated books.

All our books are tidied up before being put in stock and dust jackets are given fresh Brodart protectors. We carefully wrap all books that are shipped. Please note that we do not ship to certain countries.

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Ellery Queen: the World's Leading Mystery Magazine, June 17, 1981

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Fair. No Dj. Small 8vo Mystery magazine with stories by Edward D Hoch, Isaac Asimov, Robert L Fish (a Sherlock Holmes pastiche), Nedra Tyre and Laurence Treat. Pages are browned; covers a bit worn. "Ellery Queen" was a pseudonym used by a group of several authors. OUT OF PRINT.


Old School Day Romances used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill, Chicago Date published: 1909

Description: E Stetson Crawford. Very Good++ No Dj. 8vo A wonderfully nostalgic look at old-time school days with ten color plates and many decorations including the poets initials in red & gilt on the end papers. Thick paper, slightly glossy; covers are khaki-green with burgundy, black and gilt designs. Slight corner wear; 2 small soil marks on the top of the front cover. A charmer! OUT OF PRINT. Read More

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The King of the Golden River used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Collin's Clear-Type Press, London Date published: 1910

Description: T H Robinson. Very Good. No Dj. 8vo. Ca 1910. An original fairy tale about 3 brothers, one honest, 2 not, who meet a very unusual little man on their way to fame & fortune. Ruskin was an influential 19th-Century art critic, author, philosopher & intellectual who traversed the pre-Raphaelite groups in Victorian England. 4 color plates & numerous b&w drawings by Robinson (Brother of Wm Heath & Charles Robinson; similar in style to Rackham, Dulac, etc), including a bright pictorial cover label. ... Read More

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Tik-Tok of Oz used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Reilly & Lee, Chicago Date published: 1914

Description: John R Neill. About Fine. Good+ Dj. Large 8vo. Ca 1951. One of last Reilly & Lee editions of this Oz adventure in solid cloth (light blue) with a brightly colored pictorial label; the story features Tik-Tok the mechanical man and Queen Ann Soforth who decides to invade Oz out of boredom. Spine ends are bit bumped overall fine & clean. The scarce dust jacket is bright and clean though it has "1/2-Ritz Cracker-sized" chip out of the spine bottom and a touch of edge wear. OUT OF PRINT THUS. Read More

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The Magic of Oz used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Reilly & Lee, Chicago Date published: 1919

Description: John R Neill. About Fine. Very Good+ Dj. Large 8vo. Ca 1951. Baum's penultimate Oz book, #13, with more doings by our Ozian friends. B&w illustrations and a bright color pictorial cover label reproduced from Neill's artwork. Last Reilly & Lee edition of this book with solid color cloth covers. Collectible; OUT OF PRINT THUS. Read More

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The Gnome King of Oz used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Reilly & Lee, Chicago Date published: 1927

Description: John R Neill. About Fine. About Very Good Dj. Large 8vo. Ca 1951. Another full-length adventure in the land of Oz by Thompson, her 7th addition to the Oz canon (#20 in the series), which features the adventures of the Cowardly Lion who is being followed by hunters sent by Mustapha the Mudge and who is saved from harm by Bob Up and Notta the clown. Spine ends and corners are very lightly bumped but overall very nice and clean. The scarce dust jacket has light edge wear and a couple of closed ... Read More

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Edition: First US Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA Date published: 1993

Description: Author. About Fine. No Dj. Square 4to A jolly picture book in which a toy bear and rabbit challenge another toy, a disaster-prone donkey named Calamity, to a race. Very attractively color-illustrated in softened though still bright colors. Very slight corner bumps. Ashforth was short-listed for the BRITISH BOOK AWARD-CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF THE YEAR. OUT OF PRINT. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Frederick Warne, London Date published: 1935

Description: Author. Good. No Dj. 12mo. Ca 1930s. An entertaining story with a rhythmic, "fol-de-rol" text accompanied by Brooke's peerless color plates and b&w drawings. In the tale a tailor tries to shoot a pesky crow with a crossbow, misses and hits his own sow but everything comes out well in the end. Cover is a bit rubbed at the corners, edges; more so at the spine ends, w/ light soil. Binding is just a little loose, still desirable. By the author of "Johnny Crow's Garden." OUT OF PRINT. Read More

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The Story of a Bad Boy used book

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Edition: Early Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Winston, Philadelphia Date published: 1927

Description: Edward John Prittie. Very Good+ No Dj. Small 4to This classic children's book tells the adventures & misadventures at sea of a boy and his friends, told in the "first person". Color frontis and many full-page b&w illustrations by Prittie. Blue cloth cover with a bright pictorial label. OUT OF PRINT. Read More

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Raggedy Ann Stories used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Donohue, Chicago Date published: 1918

Description: Author. About Very Good. Good+ Dj. 8vo. 1918. Early edition of the first Raggedy Ann storybook (Raggedy Andy appears on the colorful end papers). Some damp stains to the page edges, cover just a little warped and the scarce dust jacket shows a little wear but overall a decent vintage copy. OUT OF PRINT THUS. Read More

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