CHILDREN'S LITERATURE ~ PAGE TWO

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Most of the books in this collection came from one collector. He spent decades traveling and searching for these books. He told me that it was the most extensive collection of children's literature in the world. Most are rare.

 

 

THE PUBLIC LIFE OF THE STREET PIGEON by Eric Simms, 1977, hard cover w/ dust jacket, (adults & young adult), wonderful coverage of military service and overall this is an excellent book, many b/w photos, 144 pages, 8.5 by 6 inches, condition is very good/like new...............$30.00

GAY-NECK - THE STORY OF A PIGEON by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, 1928 Library Convention Edition, signed by author and illustrator. hard cover w/ plastic dust jacket, 197 pages, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, very good/excellent conditioncollector paid $90 for this in 1990 (receipt included)................$90.00

THE WHITE PIGEON AND OTHER STORIES by Mrs Sherwood, 1883 First Edition. London, hard cover, illustrated, 254 pages, 7 by 5 inches, in very good condition.......................$150.00 sold

THE CARRIER PIGEON by Charlotte Elizabeth, 1848 soft cover, illustrated, 40 pages, small booklet, 4.5 by 3 inches, in sound/good condition................................................$50.00

UNCLE GEORGE'S, THE CARRIER PIGEON and Other Stories, 1850, hard cover, 64 pages, illustrated, 5.875 by 4.625 inches, in good condition.............................$200.00

THE CARRIER PIGEONS AND OTHER TALES; The Rewards of Virtue and the Punishment of Vice, selected by Mrs Colman, 1854 Boston, hard cover, 64 pages, 5.875 by 4.625 inches, in good condition.(appears to be 2nd edition of the above book).....................................................$175.00

THE SLING AND THE SWALLOW by Eleanor Hull, 1963 First Edition, hard cover, wonderful color illustrations, children's book with biblical stories featuring pigeons, 96 pages, 9 by 7 inches, in very good+ condition...........................$30.00

PIGEON HOUSE INN by Sybil Emerson, 1939 First Edition, hard cover, illustrated, 152 pages, 9.25 by 6.75 inches, condition is very good..........$50.00

A FISTFUL OF SUN by Tunie Munson, 1974 First Edition, signed by the author, hard cover w/ dust jacket, illustrated in b/w, 127 pages, 8.5 by 5.75 inches, in good condition.....$30.00

LOTTIE'S VALENTINE by Katherine Wigmore Eyre, 1941 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, illustrated, 64 pages, 9 by 6.375 inches, in very good condition............................$75.00

THE SILENT SKY, THE INCREDIBLE EXTINCTION OF THE PASSENGER PIGEON by Allan Eckert, 1965 First Edition, hard cover w/dust jacket, 243 pages, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, condition is good/very good...................................................... $35.00

THE LAST PASSENGER by James Ralph Johnson, 1956 First edition, hard cover w/dust jacket, tribute to the last Passenger Pigeon that died in the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914, few b/w drawings, 116 pages, 8.25 by 5.5 inches, condition is good/very good..............................................$30.00

JACQUELINE OF THE CARRIER PIGEONS by Augusta Heill Seaman, 1911 Second Printing, hard cover, 302 pages, 7.75 by 5.25 inches, in good/very good condition.........................................$80.00

PIGEON FLIGHT by Mary Stolz, 1962 First Edition, hard cover w/dust jacket, retired library book, illustrated, 54 pages, 9.25 by 7.25 inches, in good/very good condition.........................$30.00

MY BROTHER BIRD by Evelyn Ames, 1954 First Edition, hard cover no/dust jacket, illustrated 125 pages, 8.125 by 5.5 inches. in very good condition....................................................$40.00

FLY HOMER FLY by Bill Peet, 1969 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, beautiful color illustrations, 60 pages, 9.75 by 7.5 inches, in very good condition..................................$30.00

THE PIGEON WITH THE TENNIS ELBOW by Matt Christopher, 1975 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, illustrated, 116 pages, 7.5 by 5.25 inches, in good/very good condition.$30.00 sold

PREEP, THE LITTLE PIGEON OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE by Milton Shulman, 1964 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, wonderful color illustrations, 11.25 by 8.375 inches, condition is very good.....................$40.00

PREEP IN PARIS by Milton Shulman, 1967 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, wonderful color illustrations, 11.25 by 8.375 inches, condition is good/very good....$40.00  sold

PREEP AND THE QUEEN by Milton Shulman, 1970 First Edition, hard cover w/o dust jacket, wonderful color illustrations, 11.25 by 8.375 inches, in very good condition...$40.00

HEROIC PIGEONS by Arch Whitehouse,1965 First Edition, illustrated, hard cover w/o dust jacket, e-library, aimed at youth readers, 124 pages, 8.25 by 6.25 inches,  book in  good/very condition................................................$20.00 

PIGEONS by The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1942 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, color and b/w illustrations, 47 pages, 7.25 by 5.25, condition is very good.............................$35.00

PIGEON CITY by Leon Whitney, 1931 First Edition, signed and dedicated by author, hard cover w/ dust jacket, illustrated, 227 pages, 7.75 by 5.5 inches, condition is very good/excellent.......................................$60.00

THE SCANDAROON by Henry Williamson, 1973 First American Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, 152 pages, 8.5 by 5.75 inches, condition is very good............................................................$30.00

ALOFT - A MEDITATION ON PIGEONS AND PIGEON FLYING by Stephen Bodio, 1990 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, 84 pages, 8.5 by 5.75 inches, condition is very good/excellent.........................................$30.00

McGARRITY AND THE PIGEONS by John Cecil Holm, 1947 First Edition, hard cover w/o dust cover, illustrated, 239 pages, 8.375 by 5.75 inches, condition is very good..........................$35.00

BERTHA AND THE RACING PIGEON by Pam Ayres, 1979 First Edition, hard cover, color illustrations, gift dedication on first page, 62 pages, 9 by 6.75 inches, in good condition.........$25.00  sold

THREE AND A PIGEON by Kitty Barne, 1944 First Edition, hard cover w/dust jacket, illustrated, 206 pages, 7.5 by 5.5 inches, in good/very good condition.................................................$40.00

BEATING WINGS by William A. Loveless, 1964 First Edition, hard cover w/o dust jacket, illustrated, 96 pages, 8.5 by 6 inches, "Hart" written on first page, condition is good/very good.......................................................$40.00

PIGEON, FLY HOME by Thomas Liggett, 1956 First Edition, hard cover, few illustration, x-library, 189 pages, 8 by 5.5 inches, condition is good..$25. sold

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF PIGEONS COLORING BOOK, 1994 by the NPA, 49 pages, 8.5 by 11 inches, small stain at bottom of last page otherwise very good condition.............$10.00

THE PIGEON FINDS A HOT DOG! words and pictures by Mo Willems, 2004, hard cover, illustrated, 9.25 by 9.25 inches, condition is new.......................................................$15.00

PIGEONS AND DOVES by Ray Nofsinger and Jim Hargrove, published by Childrens Press,  1992, soft cover 47 pages, color photography, 8 by 7 inches, in good/very good condition........................$15.00

PIGEONS AND PEOPLE by Mildred and John Teal, 1972 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, illustrated, 87 pages, 8.25 by 5.75 inches, condition is very good/excellent .................$25.00

CUNNING = CUNNING AND HIS MERRY COMRADES by Mary Irving Husted, 1932 First Edition, hard cover, illustrated, 48 pages, 9.75 by 6.875 inches, condition is very good........$45.00

COURIERS OF THE SKY: THE STORY OF PIGEONS by Mary Graham Bonner, 1944 First Edition, hard cover w/ dust jacket, b/w photos, 83 pages, 7.5 by 5.125, good/very good condition...................$40.00

A COTE OF MANY COLORS by Janette Oke, 1987 soft cover, 135 pages,  b/w illustrations, 8 by 5.375 inches, condition is very good/excellent......$30.00

CLARE'S BIRDS by Clare Bicknell-Goddard, 1996 hard cover w/ dust jacket, b/w photos, 153 pages, 8.75 by 5.5 inches, condition is like new....................................................$30.00

CHESTER CRICKET'S PIGEON RIDE by George Selden and illustrated by Garth Williams, 1984, soft cover, 7.6 by 5.25 inches, in very good/new condition............................................$10.00