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22471 Away Went Wolfgang, Kahl. 1st printing, SIGNED in Salzburg, first book

Away Went Wolfgang, V. Kahl. 1st SIGNED, Salzburg. Wolfgang wants a job!

Wolfgang, huge and clumsy despite his illustrious predecessor, caused a disaster whenever he tried to help. All the dogs in town had jobs. Wolfgang eagerly wished for one too. His mistress tried and tried to find a job for him that would fit his talents. Finally, a surprizing and funny solution! Cheerful, active pictures in the rounded style that the artist/author developed in her subsequent books. Kahl's first book, written while she was an Army librarian stationed in Salzburg. SIGNED while in Europe: Va. Kahl, with July, 1954 date and Salzburg, Austria.

$85.00

 

20707 Rolling Season by Mayne, ill Brooker.

The Rolling Season.

  • Hiram and his friends worked hard to help their village during a severe drought, but then Hiram found a magic solution from the old days, a wheel with a bell was rolled downhill.
$24.00

 

5659 Season of the Briar by Brinsmead

Season of the Briar

An early book by a beloved Australian author, known for her good humored and exciting realistic fiction. In this book, a group of boys in a weed spraying unit in isolated Southwest Tasmania cope with disaster.

$25.00

 

16745 An Hour in the Morning by Cooper.

An Hour in the Morning.

At twelve, Kate passes her early school leaving exam and goes into service with a kind, prosperous farm family. Details of domestic life told convincingly from the point of view of people contented with their lot weave through this gentle story. Followed by  A Time in a City.

$14.00

 

17400 Henry Reed's Baby-Sitting Service by Robertson, ill McCloskey.

Henry Reed's Baby-Sitting Service.

Henry and his business associate, Midge Glass, start a very organized daycare for the summer. And the first to appear is a powerful four-year-old called Danny. "Keith Robertson and Robert McCloskey, who might have known or been Henry Reed at one point of their lives, write about and picture him in a way that is both dead-pan serious and riotously funny." dw blurb.

$120.00

 

Flicka, Ricka & Dicka & the Girl Next Door Lindman Whitman, 1949/1940, 7th

Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the Girl Next Door.

Ann-Marie, the carefully tended girl next door, envies FRD their loving mother and active play. Wonderful books! Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$55.00

 

12992 Nicholas and the Wool-Pack written and ill. by Harnett

Nicholas and the Wool-Pack.

Nicholas, a Cotswold wool producer's son, together with his fiancee and his best friend, foils the plotting of two visiting Lombards and saves his father's business. Many detailed illustrations of the trade.

$95.00

 

16487 Children of the Yangtze Svend Otto S.

Children of the Yangtze River.

Two children help move the animals and household in a flood of the Yangt'ze; they then help rebuild the village further up. Sweeping river landscapes by this Danish illustrator.

$24.00

 

13985 Brave Irene by Steig.

Brave Irene.

Irene courageously faces a howling blizzard to deliver her mother's order, and just in time! Wonderful pictures of a determined little body plodding through the snow and wind. New York Times Best Illustrated.

$35.00

 

20167 Snipp, Snapp, and Snurr and the Big Surprise by Lindman.

Snipp, Snapp, and Snurr and the Big Surprise.

The boy's mother goes off for a visit, in a ship, this being Sweden, and while she is gone her sons earn enough money to have a chair made and upholstered for her. They observe every part of the process and so do we.

$55.00

 

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