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THE TINY PICTURE BOOK

Charlestown, Mass., George W. Hobbs, n.d. (1850).

23/4 by 31/2 inches. (32)pp. Original cloth spine, printed paper boards. The title is taken from the

upper board. The text contains two additional titles: The Little Reward and The Little

Present. An ABC in verse, with a handcolored vignette on each page as well as the two

frontispieces and two interior titles. Trace of rubbing to the boards else very good; text

block and vignettes are in fine condition. Very good

$200

Ackerman, Karen

SONG AND DANCE MAN

New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.

First edition, first printing. Thin folio. Unpaginated (32pp.) Blue end papers.

Illustrated throughout in color. Neat ownership name on the front free end paper

else a fine copy in a fine unclipped, first state dust wrapper, without the Caldecott

sticker.

Caldecott medal winner.

Fictional account of a grandfather demonstrating his songs, dances and jokes from

his early days in vaudeville.

$250

Aldin, Cecil

MERRY AND BRIGHT

New York, Hodder & Stoughton, ca. 1911.

First US edition. Large thin 4to. Original cloth spine, paper over boards with

illustrated pasteon of Merry and Bright, the two dogs who are the subject of this

book. Twentyfour full page, color illustrations on stiff paper of the doings of Merry

and Bright. Cloth and boards worn at edges, light soil, inner hinges neatly mended,

halftitle lightly foxed, else a very good copy and quite scarce. An unexpected New

York publisher's imprint; printed by Thomas Forman and Sons in Nottingham.

With a contemporary bookplate showing a girl and her book.

$500

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