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1 Averill, Esther
The Adventures of Jack Ninepins
New York: Harper & Brothers (1944) Stated First Edition 
8vo Grey decorated cloth. 63pp with charming illustrations from the author's five-color drawings. Because of a quarrel in the nursery with Bunny Rabbit, Jack Ninepins finds himself thrown with the garbage into New York Harbor. This is the story of his efforts to be reunited with his eight brothers and with Charlotte, the little girl who loves him. To put things to rights, Jack must travel across the ocean to France! Endpaper gutters and joints a little darkened from paste action, small stain at upper edge of lower cover else Very Good. Dustjacket torn and worn, lightly chipped. Lower panel lightly soiled with stain at upper edge. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Averill, Esther
The Cat Club or, The Life and Times of Jenny Linsky
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1944 Second Edition, 1944 
Slim 12mo. Red cloth. 32pp with the author's delightful illustrations throughout. The first book illustrated by Averill, drawn from her observations of her own cat, Jenny Linsky. Jenny lives in Greenwich Village and longs to join the Cat Club. The shy little cat finally gets her chance one evening when she puts on ice skates. Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket, lightly frayed and dusted, very tiny chip to spine heel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Averill, Esther
The Fire Cat
New York: Harper & Brothers (1960) First Edition 
8vo Pictorial boards. 63pp with the author's engaging color illustrations throughout. This is no ordinary cat story. This is the story of Pickles, a yellow cat with black spots in his fur who will one day do big things. Averill tells a charming, funny, preposterous and totally captivating story about this friend of Jenny Linsky. An I Can Read title. Light rubbing to spine tips else Very Good in frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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