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Glendale Community Book, Parcher, Carroll W., Editor-In-Chief
41 Parcher, Carroll W., Editor-In-Chief
Glendale Community Book
Glendale: John W. Akers, 1957 
Quarto. Decorated green cloth gilt. 1039pp including addenda and index, plus "several hundred more pages" of black & white pictures and portraits from photographs. Corners lightly rubbed else Very Good. (Color hasn't reproduced well in our scan) 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Amelia Bedelia (SIGNED), Parish, Peggy
42 Parish, Peggy
Amelia Bedelia (SIGNED)
New York: Harper & Row (1963) Siebel, Fritz 
8vo Publisher's reinforced pictorial boards. [32]pp with fun illustrations by Fritz Siebel. Wherein we first meet the wonderful, funny, literal-minded Amelia Bedelia, who also makes an irresistible lemon-meringue pie! SIGNED by Peggy Parish: " For ---, From the real Amelia Bedelia, Peggy Parish. 10/19/77" This printing 1971 or later. Slightest bump to upper corner else Near Fine. Dustjacket lightly soiled and edge worn with small scuff to upper panel. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Mr. Fong's Toy Shop (SIGNED with drawing), Politi, Leo
43 Politi, Leo
Mr. Fong's Toy Shop (SIGNED with drawing)
(New York): Scribner's (1978) First Edition 
4to Decorated red cloth. [32]pp with marvelous illustrations by Leo Politi for this story set in Chinatown in Los Angeles. Mr. Fong shows the children who visit his toy shop how to make shadow puppets and perform a shadow puppet play for the Moon Festival. This copy inscribed and signed by Leo Politi with a charming little drawing of a dog barking at a bird. Fine in lightly frayed dustjacket with a bit of wear at spine ends. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Mr. Fong's Toy Shop (SIGNED with watercolor drawing), Politi, Leo
44 Politi, Leo
Mr. Fong's Toy Shop (SIGNED with watercolor drawing)
(New York): Scribner's (1978) First Edition 
4to Decorated red cloth. [32]pp with marvelous illustrations by Leo Politi for this story set in Chinatown in Los Angeles. Mr. Fong shows the children who visit his toy shop how to make shadow puppets and perform a shadow puppet play for the Moon Festival. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Tales of the Los Angeles Parks (SIGNED), Politi, Leo
45 Politi, Leo
Tales of the Los Angeles Parks (SIGNED)
Palm Desert: Best-West (1966) First Edition 
Folio. Gilt titled tweed green cloth. [48]pp. A large, beautiful book with many full-page and smaller color illustrations from Leo Politi's paintings, plus black & white drawings and panoramic pictorial endpapers. Two reproductions from historical photographs are also included. In his foreword, Politi speaks of the importance of saving the few patches of "wilderness" close to our city where children can play and find inspiration. Inscribed and signed by Leo Politi with colorful flower and butterfly embellishments, dated in the year of publication. Fine in dustjacket with a few closed edge tears, small chip at spine head. An attractive copy of this beautiful book. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Jenny Jones and Skid, Quigg, Jane
46 Quigg, Jane
Jenny Jones and Skid
New York: Oxford University Press, 1947 First Edition Wilkin, Eloise 
8vo Decorated green cloth. 99pp with eight charming full-page illustrations in line and wash by Eloise Wilkin. Jenny and her dog Skid spend the summer in Vermont where Jenny goes on a hayride, attends a wedding, goes fishing, collects fireflies, rides on a hay wagon and attends an auction. Some glue darkening to pastedown gutters else Near Fine. Dustjacket with small archival repair, a few small chips, light wear. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Les origines de la creche provencale et des santons populaires a Marseille, Ripert, Pierre
47 Ripert, Pierre
Les origines de la creche provencale et des santons populaires a Marseille
Marseille: Tacussel (1975) 
6-1/4" x 9-1/2" Illustrated wraps. 71pp with numerous black & white illustrations from photographs. Texte en francais. Near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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You Never Can Tell, Ritter, Elizabeth
48 Ritter, Elizabeth
You Never Can Tell
New York: Grosset & Dunlap (1947) First Edition Holland, Marion 
8"x9" Pictorial boards. [28]pp with delightful color and black & white lithos by Marion Holland. A story set in Arkansas about two African American brothers named Peas and Beans and how they got a mule. A Story Parade Picture Book produced by Artists and Writers Guild. Rubbing and light wear to spine ends and corners. A few small margin tears to leaves with an archival repair near the gutter. Paper beginning to darken. Good+ Dustjacket lightly rubbed with edge wear and a bit of chipping. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Economic Policy for a Free Society, Simons, Henry C.
49 Simons, Henry C.
Economic Policy for a Free Society
Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1948) 3d Printing 1951 
8vo Blue cloth. ix, 353pp including bibliography, notes, index. Simons was "One of the first to hold that the economic collapse of 1929 called for monetary reform." An important and influential work. Small name stamp to ffep, endpapers slightly darkened else Near Fine. Dustjacket frayed and chipped, spine sunned. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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A Pictorial History of Durango, Smith, Duane A.
50 Smith, Duane A.
A Pictorial History of Durango
Colorado Springs: Century One Press (1988) 
8-1/2"x11" Printed wraps. 48pp with numerous black & white illustrations from historical photographs. Some light creasing to covers, sticker ghost to upper cover else Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Complete Course in Professional Piano Tuning, Repair, and Rebuilding, Stevens, Floyd A.
51 Stevens, Floyd A.
Complete Course in Professional Piano Tuning, Repair, and Rebuilding
Chicago: Nelson-Hall (1972) 
8vo Illustrated, reinforced cloth. 216pp with illustrations from photographs and drawings. For piano technicians, trainees, owners, and dealers. Professional/Technical Series. Covers tools and supplies; actions found in pianos; testing and regulating actions; how to test the tune of a piano; how to establish temperament on a piano; setting temperament with a Strobotuner; tuning the octaves up and down the piano; how to make pin and string repairs; restringing grand pianos; tuning electronic organs and pianos; developing a successful business and much more. Spine somewhat darkened else Very Good in lightly soiled slipcase. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Rose and the Ring or The History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo: A Fireside Pantomime for Great and Small Children, Titmarsh, M. A. (William Makepeace Thackeray)
52 Titmarsh, M. A. (William Makepeace Thackeray)
The Rose and the Ring or The History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo: A Fireside Pantomime for Great and Small Children
Boston: D. C. Heath, 1910 (1901) 
12mo Decorated yellow cloth. ix, 130pp + 6pp of adverts. Illustrated with a great many pictures from the author's wryly amusing drawings. Introduction by Edward Everett Hale. Written at Christmas time in 1854 for a little girl who was ill, this story is as funny today as ever it was. A title in Heath's Home and School Classics. Cloth dust soiled and spotted, wear to corner and spine tips. Tiny margin tear repaired else Good. Neat name to ffep. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books, Tuer, Andrew W.
53 Tuer, Andrew W.
Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books
First Edition 

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Long Winter, Wilder, Laura Ingalls
54 Wilder, Laura Ingalls
The Long Winter
New York: Harper & Brothers (1940) Stated First Edition Sewell, Helen and Mildred Boyle 
8vo Decorated tan cloth. 325pp. Color frontis plus full-page and smaller black & white illustrations by Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle. The Ingalls family temporarily moves from their claim in Dakota Territory into the little town to survive the hard winter of 1880-81. The sixth book in Wilder's memorable series of stories about her pioneer family. These books are among the most beloved classics of American Children's Literature, woven into the very fabric of our collective consciousness. Awarded a Newbery Honor. Fine in dustjacket with light chipping and edge wear, spine somewhat sunned, small name to upper flap. A very nice copy. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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The Miller, the Boy and the Donkey (SIGNED), Wildsmith, Brian
55 Wildsmith, Brian
The Miller, the Boy and the Donkey (SIGNED)
New York: Franklin Watts, 1969 First American Edition 
4to. Pictorial boards. [32]pp with brilliantly colored illustrations by Brian Wildsmith. The simple story wisely demonstrates that one should make up one's own mind and stick to it! One of a series of retellings based on fables by La Fontaine. Inscribed and signed to the ffep by Greenaway Medalist Brian Wildsmith. Fine in dustjacket with a few closed edge tears. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Road in the Sky, Williamson, George Hunt
56 Williamson, George Hunt
Road in the Sky
London: Neville Spearman (1959) First Edition 
8vo Blue boards gilt. 248pp with 42 figs from photographs + illustrated frontis. Neat name and small address label to free endpaper else Very Good+ Dustjacket with edge wear and fraying, small chip at spine heel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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