Having become an iconic New Hampshire reclusive during his
later decades, the 'mystery' of author J. D. Salinger's whereabouts
has fed the intrigue and the perpetuating classroom and booklover
discussions. At least twice a year, young folks....
New England, US History, Writers, Journalism, Arab Studies, Fiction, Sustainability, Children's, Hand & Visual Arts, Music, Old Newspapers, more ...
Hi, Folks ... Mom said, 'I need to downsize'. Moving to assisted living, what she couldn't take included 8,000-plus books & records. A decade later, my upcountry barn is bursting. Books multiply as others recycle priorities. I now have 30,000 or more books looking for good homes, and my learning curve has been a roller coaster. I celebrate word-crafters, thought-tumblers, laughter ... the arts of communication at every turn. I preserve, protect, and share. I am also Hedgehog Publishing, 'Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains'.
Edition: 2nd edition since 1954.
Publisher: Golden Book / Western Publishing Company, New York / Racine WI.
Date published: 1991
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover scuffing. Wonderfully clean and crisp inside. Pictorial paper cover over boards; gold decorated spine. 20mm. Audience: Children/juvenile. First print run, this edition without credit given to author or illustrators. Featured charactersa are Disney's Donald Duck, Chip 'n' Dale the mischief-making Chipmunks, and Pluto who tries so hard to be helpful in decorating the Christmas Tree they broughc home from the snowy woods. read more
Edition: Later printing.
Publisher: Golden Press
Date published: 1983
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Paper over boards; glued binding; golden spine; some wear along cover edges; price sticker scar; text clear. 24 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. An abbreviated version of Dickens's Christmas Carol, suitable for children, with Mickey Mouse in the role of Bob Cratchit, Scrooge McDuck playing himself, and Bluto as an ominous Ghost of Christmas Future. read more
Edition: 17th printing. 1954 original copyright. D40.
Publisher: Golden Press / Western Publishing Company, Racine WI
Date published: 1977
Description: Armstrong, Samuel (Pictures by the Walt Disney Studio adapted by) Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Outside corners have moderate wear. Lower half-inch page tear, front and back near spine.  p. Includes illustrations. Color pictorial cover; Golden Books decorated tape over spine. Back cover trainload of characters. 49¢, front cover. 6.5x7.75in. Cartoon drawings and story first appeared in the motion picture "Chips Ahoy" (Walt Disney Studio). Chip and Dale borrow Donald Duck's model boat ... read more
Edition: 12th printing. Original edition 1961.
Publisher: Golden Press / Western Publishing Co., Racine WI.
Date published: 1981
Description: White, Al, and de Nunez, Ben (Pictures by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover scuffing, corner wear. Outside edges, 2-in. down, edge wear for another inch, then very good again.  p. Includes illustrations. Color pictorial cover; Golden Books decorated tape over spine. Back cover trainload of characters. 89¢, front cover. 6.5x7.75in. Bored with boring holes day and night in life preservers and doughnuts, respectively, Walter Lantz's best friend, Woody Woodpecker, wants a sea ... read more
Edition: #414. No other print indicators. 29c on front corner.
Publisher: Golden Press / Western Printing & Lithographing Co., New York / Racine WI.
Date published: 1960
Description: Obligado, Lilian (Pictures by). Good. No dust jacket as issued. Moderate corner bumps. Name markered out inside front cover. Half-inch tear near top spine & qtr-inch tear near lower spine, title page.  p. 22 cm. Profuse color illustrations. Realistic natural depictions of animals in their habitats. "Once there was a little cottontail rabbit who lived in a cozy nest. 'Mother, ' said the little cottontail, 'when will I grow up? ' 'Soon, " said his mother. 'But first, Little Cottontail, you ... read more
Edition: First edition. D63. No print run indicated. Last page: A.
Publisher: Simon and Schuster.
Date published: 1957
Description: McGary, Norm, and Rinaldi, Joe (Pictures by the Walt Disney Studio adapted by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Child's name in bookplate box, Jay Gibson. Tight. Clean interior. Moderate scuffing, discoloration to covers. Light edge wear. Green paper edges mottled at top and side. 24 p. Colorful illustrations. Pictorial illustrated paper cover over boards w/ Golden Books gold decorated paper over spine. Original price 25¢. Cover: minor soiling. Light scuffing. ... read more
Edition: First edition. #558.
Publisher: Golden Press / Western Publishing., New York.
Date published: 1965
Description: Rojankovsky, Feodor (Pictures by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Small tears at spine ends; edgewear; corner bumps. Clean, unmarked pages. Color illustrated paper over boards. 24 p. 29c at top right, front. Inside back cover, series list, incomplete. Watercolor style soft-edged illustrations of animals in their habitats as a young kangaroo grows among them. "This is a brand-new book, written and illustrated especially for Golden Books", on copyright page. read more