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1 Johnson, Crockett
Ellen's Lion (SIGNED)
New York: Harper & Brothers (1959) First Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed pictorial boards. 62pp with color illustrations by the author. Twelve stories featuring the ongoing dialogue between little Ellen and her stuffed lion: "I think my voice sounds remarkably like yours," the lion said. Bader p 442. Signed by Crockett Johnson with a delightful inscription to a child. In "Books are by People," it's mentioned that the two Ellen books were Crockett Johnson's personal favories (p. 123). Boards lightly soiled, edges rubbed with slightest wear to corner tips else Very Good. Dustjacket a little darkened, soiled and edge worn. Large pieces missing from spine (minor archival repairs). 
Price: 900.00 USD
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2 Johnson, Crockett
Time For Spring
[New York]: Harper & Brothers (1957) First Edition 
8vo Green decorated cloth. 29pp with charming illustrations by Crockett Johnson in tones of black and grey. Irene makes a very little snowman after the last snowfall of winter. But there's something very special about this snowman. He plans to stay even though it's time for spring! Bader pp. 441-442. Scarce. Faint stain edge of upper cover, 1957 inscription ffep, minor margin soil else Very Good. Dustjacket chipped, creased, a little soiled and spotted. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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