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Friday, November 23, 2012

De Dappere Mier

Written by Tatjana Makarowa
Illustrated by Gennadi Pawlisjin / Gennady Pavlishin
Uitgeverij Radoega, 1985
20 Pp.
Magazine size paperback

Such beautiful, fantastical art!  And such a brave little ant!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

The Fables of La Fontaine

Translated by Marie Ponsot
Illustrated by Simonne Baudoin
Grossett & Dunlap, 1957
30 Pp.
Large hardcover

Oooooh, such pretty pictures!  And the rhymes are nice, too!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Santa's Toy Bag

A Whitman Book
Western Publishing, 1970
16 Pp.
Large board book

I love these old Japanese photo-stories!  The vintage run-down toys just add to their charm!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Tales of Enid Blyton

Tales of Enid Blyton
World Distributors, 1978
253 Pp.
Large hardcover

This book includes 30 stories and over 30 educational pages.  Every page is illustrated in beautiful full color.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Little People of the Woods

Birn Brothers
77 Pp.

This book is amazing and rare, and if I never sell it, I won't be upset, because then I get to keep it forever!  There are beautiful full-color illustrations throughout of the little people of the woods.  There's Archie the acorn, Mr. Cuthbert Conker, Mr. Mushroom, and many more!

Friday, November 16, 2012

Toby Jug Fabric with Tan Background

This is a soft cotton fabric with pretty red and yellow highlights of vintage British kitchen wares.  Why?  Who knows, but it's adorable!!!

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Muscle Building Games

Written by Lilian and Godfrey Frankel
Illustrated by Doug Anderson
Oak Tree Press, 1964
96 Pp.

I love these illustrations!  If I were a boy and wanted to have lots of play dates with other boys, I'd definitely get this book out.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The First Book Of The Orchestra

Written by Peter Smith
Designed and Illustrated by Peter Banks
Franklin Watts, 1962
61 Pp.
LC: 63-8519

Such a great collection of musical artwork!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Sears, Roebuck and Co Consumers Guide Fall 1900

Edited by Joseph J. Schroeder Jr.
Gun Digest Publishing Company, 1970
400+ Pp.
Small paperback

Ah, the good old days, when you could order a casket from the same place that you order your undergarments!