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1 Hoban, Russell
A Bargain for Frances
New York: Harper & Row (1970) First Edition Hoban, Lillian 
Octavo. Pictorial boards. 62pp with delightful color illustrations by Lillian Hoban. A plastic tea set provides Frances the opportunity to learn something about being careful and to teach her friend Thelma something about friendship. The loveable badger's first appearance in an I Can Read title. Child's name neatly inked to front free endpaper, spine heel lightly bumped else Very Good. Dustjacket with edge wear and tear, tiny chips, spine sunned. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Hoban, Russell
Best Friends For Frances
New York: Harper & Row (1969) First Edition Hoban, Lillian 
Quarto. Cloth-backed color pictorial boards. 31pp. Another humorous and wise tale about the irresistible badger, her little sister Gloria and her friend Albert. Light silverfishing along upper edge of inside covers else Very Good. Dustjacket frayed with silverfish nibbles along spine.  
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Hoban, Russell
Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas
New York: Parents' Magazine Press (1971) First Edition Hoban, Lillian 
8vo Pictorial boards. [42]pp with wonderful color illlustrations by Lillian Hoban. A sweet story with echoes of O. Henry's famous tale, wherein Mrs. Otter and her son Emmet both try to make a very special Christmas for the other. Corner and spine tips lightly rubbed, a few tiny (kitten?) tooth marks to lower corner else about Very Good. Contents crisp and clean. The scarce dustjacket is worn and torn with faint stains at bottom edge of upper panel. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 Hoban, Russell
The Stone Doll of Sister Brute
New York: Macmillan (1968) First Edition Hoban, Lillian 
4.5"x7" Publisher's reinforced pictorial cloth. [32]pp with color illustrations throughout by Lillian Hoban. An unusual little book which is ultimately about love and family. Near Fine. Dustjacket torn and lightly worn, spine slightly sunned, crease to lower panel. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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