Appleby Books

SEARCH

Illustrator or Keyword
Author
Title
Description
 
 
Our Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card

The perfect present for a special occasion!


 
Our Bookshelves
Children's
Poetry
Californiana
Art & Architecture
Recent Acquisitions

More...
 
 
 

Click on Title to view full description

 
The Fairy Necklaces, Barker, Cicely Mary
181 Barker, Cicely Mary
The Fairy Necklaces
(London): Warne (1991) First Thus 
4.25"x5.5" Glazed pictorial boards. 62pp with twelve exquisite full-page color plates by Barker plus smaller black & white line drawings within the text. Jenny's dream to help her mother comes true when she receives a present from the fairies. First published in 1946 as "Groundsel and Necklaces." Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Sea Story, Barklem, Jill
182 Barklem, Jill
Sea Story
New York: Philomel (1991) Stated First American Edition 
12mo Glazed pictorial boards. [32]pp with the author's wonderfully detailed color illustrations. Four young Brambly Hedge mice go to sea. The seventh title in the Brambly Hedge series. Fine in dustjacket (tear at upper edge). 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Winter Story, Barklem, Jill
183 Barklem, Jill
Winter Story
(New York): Philomel, 1980 
12mo Glazed pictorial boards. [32]pp with the author's wonderfully detailed color illustrations. This copy of the original edition ca 1983. When a big storm hits Brambley Hedge, the mice awaken in the morning to find there is enough snow for a Snow Ball! Small spot to ffep, one page with a small scuff (in a snow bank and not very noticeable) where it was stuck to the opposite page, else contents clean and tight. Good in dustjacket (light edge wear, small tear at spine heel). 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
The Wonderful Year, Barnes, Nancy
184 Barnes, Nancy
The Wonderful Year
New York: Julian Messner (1946) First Edition Seredy, Kate 
8vo Cloth. 185pp with full-page and smaller black & white illustrations by Kate Seredy. The year started off poorly with Ellen's family relocating to a fruit-farming ranch in Colorado because of her father's illness. But before Ellen had time to be homesick for Kansas, all sorts of wonderful things started to happen. A 1947 Newbery Honor book and a splendid story about growing up. Neat inscription to half-title else Very Good+ in lightly chipped dustjacket. 
Price: 65.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
185 Barrett, Ellen C.
Baja California II, 1535-1964: A bibliography of Historical, Geographical and Scientific Literature relating to the Peninsula of Baja California and to the Adjacent Islands in the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean, Including a Chronological Index to Books I and II
Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1967 
Quarto. Blue buckram. xvii, 250pp including chronological and subject indices. A listing of almost 2000 additional items. One of 550 copies. Deaccessioned from a reference library, with sticker to lower spine, library stamp and penciled call numbers to dedication page. A crisp, clean copy in all other respects. Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Pickles Have Pimples and other silly statements, Barrett, Judi
186 Barrett, Judi
Pickles Have Pimples and other silly statements
New York: Atheneum, 1986 First Edition 
Square 8vo. Green cloth. [32]pp with color illustrations by the author. "Underarms have tickles. Piggybanks have nickels." A rhyming book with true, but funny, observations. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Peter Pan, Barrie, J. M.
187 Barrie, J. M.
Peter Pan
New York: Scribner's (1980) First Edition Thus Hyman, Trina Schart 
8vo Gilt decorated red cloth. 183pp with eight exquisite color plates and many full-page and smaller black & white illustrations by Caldecott Medal winner Trina Schart Hyman. A lovely version of Barrie's classic tale. Tiny bump to upper edge of lower cover else Near Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 65.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Bunny Boy's Book: A Story for Children, Barrows, Ruth
188 Barrows, Ruth
Bunny Boy's Book: A Story for Children
Chicago: George S. Carrington Co. 1923 
16mo Illustrated wraps. 39pp with four delightful color plates on coated stock signed by Broun. Bunny Boy and his friends, Ella Phant, Doggy Dan, and Kitty Kute, are animal dolls that belong to the children Dick and Polly and this is the story of some of their adventures. Spine rubbed, covers a little soiled and edge worn, gift inscription verso of upper cover. Child's penciled name to recto of lower cover. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols, Barth, Edna
189 Barth, Edna
Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols
New York: Seabury Press (1971) Third Printing Arndt, Ursula 
Quarto. Green decorated cloth. 95pp with illustrations from line drawings enhanced with red by Ursula Arndt. Barth stresses the similarities between Christmas and earlier pagan festivals that celebrated winter solstice. "...Christmas is more than a festival of one particular religion. It is a celebration of the deepest and best of human feelings - a festival to life itself." Fine. Dustjacket lightly soiled and chipped, spine with silverfish damage. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Shamrocks, Harps, and Shillelaghs: The Story of the St. Patrick's Day Symbols, Barth, Edna
190 Barth, Edna
Shamrocks, Harps, and Shillelaghs: The Story of the St. Patrick's Day Symbols
New York: Clarion, 1977 Eighth Printing Arndt, Ursula 
7"x10" Green decorated cloth. 95pp with illustrations by Ursula Arndt in green, black and white. The author tells of St. Patrick's adventurous life and "examines the leprechaun legend, the music and poetry of Ireland, the unflagging hope of the Irish people throughout their stormy history." Small spot to one page else Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Balder and the Mistletoe: A Story for the Winter Holidays, Barth, Edna, retold by
191 Barth, Edna, retold by
Balder and the Mistletoe: A Story for the Winter Holidays
New York: Seabury Press (1979) First Edition Cuffari, Richard 
8vo Green decorated cloth. 64pp with illustrations by Richard Cuffari in line and wash against a gold background. A vigorous retelling of a favorite Norse legend - the story of Balder the Bright and the evil Loki. Includes a postscript on how the symbolic mistletoe found its way into the celebration of the Winter Solstice, Christmas and the New Year. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
An Illustrated Guide to the Legendary Trees of Santa Monica Bay, Basten, Fred E.
192 Basten, Fred E.
An Illustrated Guide to the Legendary Trees of Santa Monica Bay
(Santa Monica: Graphics Press, 1980) First Printing 
9"x6" Wraps. [128]pp. The story of how a barren, almost desert-like land supporting scrubby brush and native grasses was transformed into the lush landscape we see today. Contains nearly 400 separate listings and hundreds of identifying black & white photos. Covers with moderate wear (light creasing, sticker pull, small scratches, some wear along spine). Contents clean. Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
La peinture a l'huile, Battershill, Norman; Clifford Bayly, Dennis Frost, Peter Gilman
193 Battershill, Norman; Clifford Bayly, Dennis Frost, Peter Gilman
La peinture a l'huile
Paris: Dessain et tolra (1994) 
8.5"x11" Wraps. 126pp with color and black & white illustrations from paintings and drawings. Traduction francaise de Carol Richards. Light shelf wear else Very Good+  
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
California Indian Days, Bauer, Helen
194 Bauer, Helen
California Indian Days
Garden City: Doubleday (1968) Revised Edition Freeman, Don 
4to Pictorial boards. 192pp. Illustrated with photographs, maps and handsome linecuts by Don Freeman. "..presents a detailed picture of the life of the California Indians from earliest times to the present." Near Fine. Dustjacket frayed, slightly darkened. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Like Mother, Like Daughter, Bauer, Marion Dane
195 Bauer, Marion Dane
Like Mother, Like Daughter
New York: Clarion Books (1985) First Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. 141pp. The last person Leslie wants to be like is her mother. Fine in frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, Baum, L. Frank
196 Baum, L. Frank
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. (1908) Neill, John R. 
Quarto. Green cloth with large color plate to upper cover. 256pp with illustrated endpapers, 16 marvelous color plates (a few with captions printed in blue, most uncaptioned) and many black & white drawings by John R. Neill. Inscription dated Dec. 25, 1925 in box provided. Some browning to free endpapers from paste action, slightest rubbing to extremities and cover plate, spine lightly sunned else Very Good+ A bright, clean copy. 
Price: 225.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Ozma of Oz, Baum, L. Frank
197 Baum, L. Frank
Ozma of Oz
(New York): Konecky & Konecky [1999] Reissue Neill, John R. 
8vo Pictorial boards. 268pp illustrated with color plates and drawings by John R. Neill. A nice edition of Baum's classic. Near Fine in dustjacket.  
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Rinkitink in Oz Junior Edition, Baum, L. Frank
198 Baum, L. Frank
Rinkitink in Oz Junior Edition
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1939 Neill, John R. 
16mo Pictorial boards. 62pp with full-page color and smaller black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. Abridged edition. Corners and spine heel worn, extremities rubbed. Title page tear repaired with clear tape. A few pages with small margin tears. Contents clean. Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Crab Cat, Bayley, Nicola
199 Bayley, Nicola
Crab Cat
New York: Knopf, 1984 First U.S. Edition 
16mo. Glazed pictorial boards. [22]pp with lovely, detailed color illustrations by the author. What would a cat do if it was a crab - and what would induce it to turn back into a cat again? One of five titles in Bayley's Copycat series. Slight paperclip indentation to last leaf else Fine.  
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
200 Bayley, Nicola
Spider Cat
New York Knopf (1984) First Printing 
4.75"x5.75" Glazed pictorial boards. Child's ink scribble to ffep else Good. 18pp with Bayley's lovely color illustrations throughout. A title in her Copycats series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
< PREV  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   10   NEXT >   Skip 10 >>


Write us at

Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie