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Tommy Tingle Tangle, Addington, Sarah
1 Addington, Sarah
Tommy Tingle Tangle
Joliet: Volland (1927) Stated First Edition Kay, Gertrude Alice 
12mo Pictorial boards. 40pp with delightful color illustrations throughout by Gertrude Alice Kay. The story of what happened when Tommy Tingle Tangle and the other fairy children wanted Santa to visit them on Christmas Eve. A Volland Sunny Book. Near Fine. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Peeps The Really Truly Sunshine Fairy, Cox-McCormack, Nancy
2 Cox-McCormack, Nancy
Peeps The Really Truly Sunshine Fairy
Joliet: Volland, 1918 Thirtieth Edition Dodge, Katharine Sturges 
12mo Pink pictorial boards. [40]pp with charming full and partial page color illustrations throughout by Katherine Sturges Dodge of wood fairies, gnomes, and sprites. The "really truly" Sunshine Fairy slides down a rainbow to visit Betty and John. Slight darkening along spine from binding glue else Fine in original color pictorial box (corner and side tears repaired, a few old tape marks). A lovely copy of this Volland "Sunny Book" title. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Wildling Princess, Fox, Frances Margaret
3 Fox, Frances Margaret
The Wildling Princess
Joliet: Volland (1929) Perkins, John Edward 
8vo Brown cloth gilt. 79pp. Pictorial endpapers, title page, and ten lovely color plates by John Edward Perkins, with each page of text surrounded by an attractive border. Princess Buttercup of the Forgotten Land finally learns to be gentle and polite with the help of the magician. A title in the Volland Inglenook Series. Light wear to lower corner tips, a few tiny holes to spine else Very Good. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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My Very Own Fairy Stories, Gruelle, Johnny
4 Gruelle, Johnny
My Very Own Fairy Stories
Chicago Volland (1917) Twentieth Printing 
8vo Color pictorial boards. (96)pp. Pictorial endpapers and wonderful full-page and smaller color illustrations throughout by Johnny Gruelle. This collection of Gruelle's whimsical tales includes: The Cheery Cricket, The Good Finger Fairies, The Quarrel of the Winds, Uncle Clem (about one of Marcella's dolls), The Kind Hearted Ginger Bread Man and several other stories. Lower spine neatly repaired, occasional marginal finger soil, text page with small bit of paper adhering to it from blank area of facing page. About Very Good in original box. Box bottom missing a side, top missing one side and with pieces missing from another side, light insect damage at bottom of image. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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Raggedy Ann Stories, Gruelle, Johnny
5 Gruelle, Johnny
Raggedy Ann Stories
Chicago: Volland (1918) Seventy-Fifth Edition 
8vo Pictorial boards. [96]pp with color illustrations by Johnny Gruelle. The story of Raggedy Ann, the wonderful old rag doll Marcella found in the attic, and of Raggedy Ann's friends, the other dollies and the fairies. The first Raggedy Ann book, issued as one of Volland's Happy Children Books. Inscription dated 1930. Light soil and wear to boards, upper edge of lower board bumped else Very Good. Original publisher's box dusted and soiled with cracks along side of bottom, lid with piece of side missing. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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Raggedy Ann's Wishing Pebble, Gruelle, Johnny
6 Gruelle, Johnny
Raggedy Ann's Wishing Pebble
Joliet, IL Volland (1925) Twentieth Edition 
8vo. Color pictorial boards. [96]pp with pictorial endpapers and Johnny Gruelle's delightful color illustrations throughout. Raggedy Ann is the rag doll with the candy heart that says, "I love you," and Raggedy Andy is "just as kindly and cheery and generous as dear Raggedy Ann." A Volland "Happy Children" book. Corners and edges worn and rubbed, paper loss to spine, several pages torn along the gutter, a few separations between signatures. Quite clean and bright internally. About Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Little Big-Bye-and-Bye, Holling, Holling C.
7 Holling, Holling C.
Little Big-Bye-and-Bye
Joliet: Volland (1926) Eighteenth Edition 
6''x7.5'' Color pictorial boards. [60]pp with Holling's marvelous illustrations throughout in rich, bold color. The story of a little Pueblo Indian boy who wants a horse very badly. A Volland Sunny Book. Neatly penciled inscription to upper paste down, slight glue darkening at upper joint else Fine. Publisher's box with mended tears to flaps, minor soil. An uncommon Volland title, extremely scarce in the box.  
Price: 350.00 USD
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Tales of Little Dogs, Jacobs-Bond, Carrie
8 Jacobs-Bond, Carrie
Tales of Little Dogs
Chicago: Volland (1921) Dodge, Katherine Sturges 
12mo. Color pictorial boards. Later printing. [40]pp with lovely color illustrations throughout by Katherine Sturges Dodge. Short stories in rhyme about dogs: Poor Little Penny, the Circus Dog; The Run-A-Way Dog; The Red Cross Dog and several others. A title in the Volland "Sunny Book" Series. Neat 1924 gift inscription to upper paste-down. Spine darkened from bindery glue else Fine in Very Good+ original color pictorial box (lightly rubbed at corners and edges). 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Us Kids and the Circus, Kay, Gertrude Alice
9 Kay, Gertrude Alice
Us Kids and the Circus
Akron: Saalfield (1928) 
8vo Pictorial boards [96]pp with many wonderful full-page and smaller color and black & white illustrations of children, animals and clowns against the gaiety and fun of a circus background. Stories within the story take the children to the land of the Esquimaux, to a desert Oasis where they meet a gorilla, and to other fabulous lands. Originally published in 1927 by Buzza for Volland. 1939 gift inscription. Boards lightly worn at spine head and corner tips else Very Good. Dustjacket chipped at spine ends and corners. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Animal Children: The Friends of the Forest and the Plain, Kirkwood, Edith Brown
10 Kirkwood, Edith Brown
Animal Children: The Friends of the Forest and the Plain
Joliet Volland (1913) Third Edition Ross, M. T. 
8vo Color pictorial boards. Spine heel and upper corners lightly bumped, slight cover soil and minor fingering to text, else Very Good in Good box (lightly soiled, piece missing from flap, child's name stroked out and crayon ? mark on cover). 96pp. Charming, funny, absolutely wonderful color illustrations of humanized animals on every page. There is an elephant in clown costume, a big-eyed pug dog in baby clothes, an ice skating polar bear, a giraffe in checked trousers and top hat, a squirrel baby in ribbons and lace and much more. A companion volume to Volland's Bird Children, Flower Children, etc. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Chatterlings, Lipman, Michael
11 Lipman, Michael
The Chatterlings
Joliet: Volland (1928) Stated First Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed pictorial boards. 96pp with brightly illustrated endpapers and marvelous color illustrations throughout the story by Michael Lipman. Set in a magical kingdom, this is a book about words and how to use them. Archival margin mends, corners worn, edges rubbed. Contents clean. Good+ 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Daddy Domino, Merryman, Mildred Plew
12 Merryman, Mildred Plew
Daddy Domino
Minneapolis: Volland / Buzza (1929) First Printing Scott, Janet Laura 
Small 8vo. Cloth-backed color pictorial boards. [64]pp with many beautiful full-page color illustrations and smaller silhouettes by Janet Laura Scott, including pictorial endpapers. Mister Wubble (who has his own book) lived at Number One Tucket Lane and in Number Two lived the clown Daddy Domino and his Garden of Games. Christmas gift inscription with period Mickey Mouse sticker to bottom of title page. Covers somewhat soiled, upper corners lightly bumped, but internally crisp and clean. Good+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Mother Goose and Her Friends, Muter, Gladys Nelson
13 Muter, Gladys Nelson
Mother Goose and Her Friends
Volland 

Price: 200.00 USD
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The Ladder of Rickety Rungs, O'Donnell, T. C.
14 O'Donnell, T. C.
The Ladder of Rickety Rungs
Chicago: P. F. Volland (1923) Scott, Janet Laura 
8vo Pictorial boards. [96]pp with full page and smaller color illustrations throughout by Janet Laura Scott plus wonderful pictorial endpapers. In his introduction, Padraic Colum describes this charming fantasy as a phantasmagorical bed-time story. Two children meet the Sandman and go with him on fabulous adventures. Some margin soil, small margin mend, some rubbing and wear to spine ends with a little paper loss, light cover soil. A Good copy of this uncommon Volland "Fairy Children" book. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Top O'The Morning, White, Jessie Penniman
15 White, Jessie Penniman
Top O'The Morning
Joliet: Volland (1931) Campbell, Eleanor B. 
12mo Green decorated cloth. 110pp with pictorial endpapers, black & white vignettes and ten lovely color plates by Eleanor Campbell, best known as the illustrator of Dick and Jane. A story of three Irish children. Neat gift inscription dated 1933 else Near Fine. Dustjacket chipped and worn.  
Price: 125.00 USD
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