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1 Ets, Marie Hall
Mister Penny
New York: Viking Press / Junior Literary Guild (1935) First Edition 
11"x8.5" Orange cloth. 47pp. Caldecott Award-winning Marie Hall Ets' first book has a humorous, engaging story and wonderful art. Her pictures were created with an interesting batik process, wherein Ets painted out white areas of her drawing with gum arabic and brushed the rest with ink. Bader (pp 167-168) remarks that the results have a "happy spontaneity". Very Good+ in tattered dustjacket (spine panel split and mostly missing; pieces missing from lower panel). 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Ets, Marie Hall and Labastida, Aurora
Nine Days to Christmas
New York: Viking Press (1959) First Edition Ets, Marie Hall 
Quarto. Pink decorated cloth. 48pp. A story set in Mexico about little Ceci, who is finally old enough to have her own posada and her very own pinata. Marie Hall Ets chose a warm palette for her illustrations - tones of pink, red, yellow and grey - and her images glow with the gaiety and joy of the season. Awarded the 1960 Caldecott Medal. Slightly rubbed near lower corner else Near Fine. Dustjacket lightly dusted, small tear to upper panel, tiny chips to corner and spine tips. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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