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THE LITTLE HOUSE
Written by Virginia Lee Burton. Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton.
Stock no. 1319899
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 14th 1960. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The little house longs fora glimpse of the stars and the scent of apple blossoms, but she was caught by the big city... Blue cloth with light blue illustration to front. 40 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, Caldecott Medal sticker to front part detached.

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LINCOLN'S DARKEST YEAR: THE WAR IN 1862
Written by William Marvel.
Stock no. 2134021
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st USA 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth covered boards, with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780618858699. A few light marks to outer page edges.

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HOSPITABLE ENGLAND IN THE SEVENTIES: THE DIARY OF A YOUNG AMERICAN 1875-1876
Written by Richard Henry Dana.
Stock no. 2133991
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1921. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. Spine is browned. Splash and other marks to covers. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some page corners creases. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ANNIE AND THE WILD ANIMALS
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 2130740
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette of a cat to front cover. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0395378001.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO WARBLERS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Jon L. Dunn; Kimball L. Garrett.
Stock no. 1208629
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Peterson Field Guide series. all 60 North American species described in detail. Colour pictorial card wraps. 32 colour paintings. 141 colour illustrations. 656 pages. ISBN: 0395783216. Small mark to front cover else a fine copy.

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I MET A MAN
Written by John Ciardi. Illustrated by Robert Osborn.
Stock no. 1608762
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems full of surprises, riddles, puns and twists of humour. Spine bumped. Wrapper is edge torn and chipped with some loss at base of spine; felt tip writing to top of front flap.

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MIKE MULLIGAN AND HIS STEAM SHOVEL
Written by Virginia Lee Burton. Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton.
Stock no. 2119368
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Circa 1939. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cloth with illustration to front. Colour illustrations throughout. Foxing to spine. Mark along bottom edge of front cover. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is badly edge-torn and chipped; piece of loss to top edge of front panel; smaller loss to corners and top and tail of spine. Tape repairs.

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LOST NEW YORK
Written by Nathan Silver.
Stock no. 1809332
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique pictorial record of the New York City that has vanished. Large format. Black titles. B/w photos and illustrations. xiii and 242 pages including index. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with small chip to rear panel and is scuffed.

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ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Written by Theordore C. Foin.
Stock no. 1602934
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

Yellow and brown illustrated boards, black titles. 591 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0395206669. Corners, top and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Pen mark to title page. Tape marks to endpapers. Contents clean.

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THE LONESOMEST DOLL
Written by Abbie Farwell Brown. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 596084
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A charming story of the proud little queen and her beautiful lonesome doll. 31 unique illustrations including four in colour. Attractive tan pictorial cloth, black title to spine. A rare Rackham title being published only in America. Spine just very slightly bumped. Pale stain to front cover which is hardly noticeable. Tiny bookseller's stamp to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Very light water stain to margins of pages in second half of book. Pages very lightly browned. First gathering pulled at hinges and slightly misaligned. Closed tear to gutter edges of first gathering. Prelims almost detached. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby with a few light stains, chipped at corners with a few small edge-tears. Difficult to find in good condition due to paper used being of poor quality, this is an exceptionally bright copy, rare in original wrapper.

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CURIOUS GEORGE FEEDS THE ANIMALS
Written by H.A. Rey; Margret Rey.
Stock no. 569552
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1998. Fine condition.

Yellow pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0618175369.

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THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Illustrated by Helen Mason Grose.
Stock no. 325526
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Circa 1947. Very good condition.

Red cloth covers with blue decoration and title to spine and pictorial onlay to front. Colour frontis and plates and many b/w text illustrations. 378 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine a little faded.Neat writing to front endpaper. Contents bright.

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