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FELICIA AND THE SANDMAN., Fezandie, Hector.  Illustrated by Victor Perard.
1 Fezandie, Hector. Illustrated by Victor Perard. FELICIA AND THE SANDMAN.
Thomas F. Kyle, New York, 1936, second edition. 
158 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "At the first snowfall of the winter Felicia, instad of playing with her new sled, is in bed with a cold. The unusual prescription of the sympathetic Doctor enables her to su mmon the Sandman whom she accompanies on a round of queer adventures. They make a 'big 'normous' snowball and a funny snow man who comes to life. The trio calls on many new old friends including Miss Muffet whom Felicia reconciles with h e r s p i d e r ; Humpty, whom she saves from the dire consequences of his rash acrobatics; Simon, who explains why he objects to being callled Simple, and the Old Woman who lives in Atchoo and who, with the aid of up-to-the-minute appliances, know s ex a ct ly w ha t to do with a large family. The frolic ends in Mother Goose's Lunch Room when, after many strange incidents, it is suddenly time to go home. And then....Well, when next the Doctor sees Felicia, she is allowed to go out. In th e vac an t l ot opp osi te sh e finds a 'big 'normous' snowball and a snow man. Sandy alone is missing." Light browning to pages, browning to endpapers, small faint erased pencil marks on front endpapers, small light liquid stain on free front en dp aper , t iny sta in o n fr ont pas tedown, one page with small corner crease, light browning/staining/foxing to edges of textblock, two tiny dints on front panel, small bump and small tear/scuff to bottom corner of front board, slight bump to bo tto m of spin e, l ight disc olora tion on t he rear board, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling. Dust jacket has chips and tears - some with creases, heavy fading to spine color - lettering still very legible, l ight fadi ng to part s of front panel, ligh t to m oderate edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing, minor soiling, 1 1/2" irregular shaped hole on rear panel at flap-fold. Good/Fair 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
FAIRY FANTASIES., Graham, Marguerite.  Signed by author.  Illustrations by Adrian Scharff.
2 Graham, Marguerite. Signed by author. Illustrations by Adrian Scharff. FAIRY FANTASIES.
Frederik Lunning, New York, (1940). 
Unpaginated, 4to (11 3/16" H), hard cover (decorated green boards), brown slipcase. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. A series of poems, printed on one side of the paper only, with decorated monotone borders. Titles: Fairy Weavers; Mother Goose's Party; My Star Garden; The Garden Party; A Woodland Wedding; A Daffodil Baby; A Vaudeville Show; Fire Fairies; The Fairies Ball; Mud Pies; The Moonbeam Fairy; The Sand-Man; The Lazy Daisy; Grandmother's Rose Jar; The 'larm Clock; The Magic Garden; John Pumpkin's Ghost; The Tea Party. A few scattered faint fingerprints throughout pages, light to moderate edge wear - mainly at corners and top/bottom of spine, slight bump to top of spine, small closed tears at top/bottom of spine edges, closed tear in rear side of spine - due to handling when removing book from slipcase. Slipcase has heavy edge wear, one half of top panel missing, light rubbing/scuffs, erased penciled name on one side panel. Good copy in a poor slipcase . 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE GRASS BEYOND THE DOOR., McVicar, Catherine.  Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
3 McVicar, Catherine. Illustrated by Pat Marriott. THE GRASS BEYOND THE DOOR.
Methuen, Toronto, 1978, first Canadian edition. 
111 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "When Miranda wakes up one fine spring day, she is strangely stirred by her cat's mysterious look. Perhaps it's a day for magic things, she thinks. Then Inky, her cat, has white s nake for breakfast, which has the miraculous effect of giving him a voice. He tells Miranda that his name is really Sinbad and that it's time for her to explore the world with him as her guide....And so together Miranda and Sinbad explore ; t h e y m e e t strange, wonderful people and weird, frightening creatures. Miranda's experiences with Sinbad enrich and enhance her life and she had an adventure she will never forget...." Minor edge wear. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wri nk l in g. Ve r y Go od +/Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY TALES., Zwerger, Lisbeth, selected and illustrated by.  Translated by Anthea Bell.  (Hans Christian Andersen.)
4 Zwerger, Lisbeth, selected and illustrated by. Translated by Anthea Bell. (Hans Christian Andersen.) HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY TALES.
Saxonville, MA Picture Book Studio 1991 0887081827 / 9780887081828 Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good - Lisbeth Zwerger. 
104 pp, 10 7/8" H. Colour illustrations. "The Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration is aptly named, for it is the highest international award, recognizing lifetime achievement and contribution to the field of illustration for children. It seems fitting that as Lisbeth Zwerger was accepting this Medal in 1990, she was already at work on this book which honors the namesake of the award." Contents: The Sandman; The Jumpers; Thumbeline; The Tinderbox; The Rose Tree Regiment; The Naughty Boy; The Swineherd; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Princess and the Pea; The Nightingale; The Little Match Girl. Bump to top corner of boards - migrates slightly into first 30 pages, light wear at bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - more at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds with a few very small chips/tears (archivally taped), minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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