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    Lot of Eleven Children's Picture Books, Plus One Ronald Searle Book for the Parents.

    All books in this lot are generally oblong quartos, in very good or better condition, unless otherwise noted. All hardcover books have dust jackets. Titles include: Dorothy and Marguerite Bryan. Johnny Penguin (1931). First edition. Illustrations by the authors. Significant wear to rear joint. Boards soiled and creased. Good. [and:] Ed Nofziger. Spunky the Elephant (1946). With delightful illustrations by the author. [and:] Hans Christian Andersen. The Ugly Duckling (1955). Illustrations by Johannes Larsen. Translated by R. P. Keigwin. [and:] Karel Zeman. The Treasure of Bird Island (n.d., ca. 1960s]. Illustrations by the author. [and:] Irmengarde Eberle. A Chipmunk Lives Here (1966). Drawings by Matthew Kalmenoff. Photographs. [and:] Harry Devlin. The Walloping Window Blind, An Old Nautical Tale (1968). First edition. Illustrations by the author. [and:] Elizabeth Coatsworth. They Walk in the Night (1969). First edition. Wood engravings by Stefan Martin. [and:] John and Harriet Frye. Skipper, What's That Light? (1969). Wraps. [and:] Ronald Searle. Dick Deadeye (1975). First American edition. Rather racy, and in some cases "adult" illustrations by Searle, based on scenes from the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. [and:] Steven Kellogg and Edward Bangs. Yankee Doodle (1976). Illustrations by Kellogg, text by Bangs. [and:] Alvin Schwartz. Kickle Snifters and Other Fearsome Critters (1976). First edition. Illustrations by Glen Rounds. Creatures inspired by American folklore. [and:] Burton Supree. Bear's Heart: Scenes From the Life of a Cheyenne Artist (1977). First edition. The true story of a Cheyenne Indian named Bear's Heart who was put in a military prison in 1874 and, while there, drew these striking naïve color drawings illustrating his life.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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