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Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1849.

12mo, gilt-decorated cloth hardbound in slipcase, clean unmarked text, illustrated, 144 pp. Very Good copy in Very Good slipcase, foxing/soil throughout the book, owner's old signature to front flyleaf, covers with light soil/discoloration, some rubbing/wear to the covers (especially at tips and edges) with a bit of fraying or loss,... more

Price: $118.80

New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1907.

Softbound, unpaginated, illustrated (including 4 color illustrations), clean unmarked text, Fair copy only with some soil to th contents, significant soil/discoloration to the covers, taping to the covers at the spine, taping also inside the covers to reinforce the binding, some rubbing or wear to the covers to with minor... more

Price: $15.84

Chicago: M.A. Donohue, 1920.

Cloth hardbound with pictorial onlay in dust jacket, clean unmarked text, unpaginated, illustrated in color, Very Good+ copy in Good only dust jacket, owner's gift inscription on the first blank, light soil/discoloration to some pages of the text, minor rubbing to the tips and edges of the book, dust jacket... more

Price: $61.20

New York: Viking, 1976.

Stated first edition, first printing with full number line. Review copy with slip and promotional handbill laid in. Quarter cloth hardcover 8vo, 123pp. Illustrated. Near fine with a suggestion of sunning toward the upper front board, in VG dust jacket with sunning to the same area. Contents are clean and... more

Price: $25.00

Boston: Gambit, 1976.

First edition, 1976. Yellow cloth 4to, 67pp. Illustrated in black and white. Near fine in a VG dust jacket with a band of sunning toward the upper edge. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $22.00

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1983.

First edition, 1983. Quarter cloth 8vo, 135pp. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with minor edgewear. Full number line. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $35.00

New York: Greenwillow, 2003.

Stated first edition with full number line, first printing. Hardcover 8vo, 217pp. Fine in fine dust jacket with relevant newspaper clippings laid in. Great first issue of this Newbery Honor book. ... more

Price: $22.50

New York: Margaret Mcelderry, 1988.

Stated first edition, first printing with full number line. Green cloth 8vo, 308pp. Near fine in like dust jacket with mild shelfwear. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $75.00

Boston: Crosby and Nichols, 1868.

Early edition, 1868. Purple cloth 8vo, 176pp. Embossed boards with gilt stamped spine title and decoration. In very good condition with sunning to the spine, gentle shelfwear. Previous owner's signature on the front flyleaf; else clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $36.00

London: T. Nelson and Sons, ca. 1865.

ca. 1865 First edition, 10"x7". Brilliantly illustrated with large chromolithographs. In red wrappers with black and gold title illustration. In good condition, lacking the rear cover and with soil to the upper corner of p.7. Otherwise a remarkably charming volume, very scarce. ... more

Price: $38.40

Boston: E.P Dutton & Co, 1869.

1869. Hardcover, 3 by 4 inches. 64pp. Good. Soling and rubbing to boards. Missing front endpapers, with loss to rear endpaper. Foxing and childish scribbling in pencil throughout, but contents still readable. ... more

Price: $25.00

London: Knight and Son, ca. 1850s.

No date, ca. 1850s according to OCLC, pre-dating the Frederick Warne edition. Hardcover cloth 16mo, 186pp. With four hand-colored illustrations, including a colored vignette on the title page. In fair+ to good condition, lacking front flyleaf with wear to that joint. Light rubbing to extremities and small stain on the... more

Price: $40.00

York: J. Kendrew, ca. 1820s.

ca. 1820s Softcover 16mo, 30pp. Illustrated with nice woodcuts. Very good copy. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $145.00

New York: J. Q. Preble, ca. 1850.

ca. 1850 Softcover 12mo, 64pp. Illustrated with at least one hand-colored woodcut on each page. Very good with light foxing to wrappers and title page, chipping to spine. Contents are clean and unmarked. Scarce. ... more

Price: $125.00

Concord, NH: Rufus Merrill, 1843.

1843. Paperback, measures 3.5 by 2 inches, in green wraps. 8pp. with six charming engravings.Very good. Former owner's signature on front and back inside wraps. Only a few listed on OCLC. ... more

Price: $75.00

New York: Robert Carter, 1864.

1864, First American edition. Hardcover, original brown cloth, gilt title, 12mo. 235 pp., plus publisher's ads for other juvenile books. Very Good. Spine sunned; light discoloration to other parts of the binding. Clean contents. Illustrated. Uncommon. Young adult novel about a blind girl. ... more

Price: $90.00

New York: Appleton, 1858.

First American edition, 1858. 8vo, embossed brown cloth gilt decorated on front cover, 101 pp., illustrated, all edges gilded, near fine bright copy, old inscription on flyleaf. Uncommon in such nice condition. ... more

Price: $100.00

London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1897.

1897 Brick red cloth 8vo, 221pp. Later illustrated edition in handsome gilt and black embossed covers. About very good with some spotting to boards. Previous owner's signature on front flyleaf, else clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $35.00

London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1875.

First edition, 1875, hardcover, 16mo, 64pp., b&w frontispiece, otherwise not illustrated. Book good with edge wear that gently tears cloth, rubbing to boards and spine, handsome front board illustration, front inner hinge cracked, off-setting and inscription to front flyleaf, text unmarked with foxing and age-toning throughout. No DJ. ... more

Price: $19.20

Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey, 1845.

Later edition, 1845; first printed 1843. Small 8vo, cloth backed patterned paper-covered boards, 144 pp., a number of woodcut plates. Good copy, general wear and rubbing to binding, corners a bit rounded, some scuffing and abrasions to cloth spine, spine label lacking, contents good with some mild foxing, hinges intact,... more

Price: $33.60

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