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Art & Literature Living Books for Sale

Children’s art & literature living books for sale including: architecture, fine art, art instruction, music, poetry, Shakespeare, literature, mythology, fairy tales, legends, and My Book House.

Updated: July 18, 2017  1:00 pm MT

Architecture:

amazing

 

Amazing Buildings, Philip Wilkinson, 1993, HB, VG, DJ w/tears, $4

 

 

 

castle

 

Castle, David Macaulay, 1977, xlib Library Rebound, G, $6

 

 

 

 

Castle, David Macaulay, 1977, 1980, HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

 

Cathedral: The Story and Its Construction, David Macaulay, 1973, PB, VG, $5

 

 

 

giant

 

The Fantastic Cutaway Book of Giant Buildings, J. Kirkwood, 1997, xlib HB, G-, $6

 

 

 

pyramid

 

Pyramid, David Macaulay, 1975, PB, G+, $3

 

 

 

 

The X-Ray Book of Big Buildings of the Ancient World, Joanne Jessop, 1994, PB, VG, $5

 

 

Art:

 

The Arts, Hendrik Willem Van Loon, 1939, HB, VG, spine faded, $7

 

 

 

 

The Story of Painting: The Essential Guide to the History of Western Art, xlib HB, G-, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

old

 

The Art of the Old West, Shirley Glubok, 1971, xlib HB, G-, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

childsprayer

 

A Child’s Book of Prayer in Art, Sister Wendy Beckett, 1995, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

degas

 

Edgar Degas, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists, Mike Venezia, 2000, xlib HB, VG, $7

 

 

 

2nd copy: Edgar Degas, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists, Mike Venezia, 2000, xlib HB, G+, $6

 

 

 

Henri Matisse, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists, Mike Venezia, 1997, xlib HB, G, $8

 

 

 

Katie and the Sunflowers, James Mayhew, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Leonardo DaVinci, Diane Stanley, 1996, HB, VG, DJ, $7

 

 

 

 

Linnea in Monet’s Garden, Christina Bjork, 1985, 1990, xlib HB, G, binding a little loose, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

Michelangelo, Diane Stanley, 2000, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7

 

 

 

picasso

 

Picasso, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists, Mike Venezia, 1988, PB, VG, crease on front cover, $3

 

 

rembrandt

 

Rembrandt, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists, Mike Venezia, 1988, PB, VG, $3

 

 

drawing

 

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Betty Edwards, 1979, PB, VG, $5

 

 

Music:

 

George Gershwin, Mike Venezia, 1994, xlib Library Binding, G, $5

 

 

gift

 

The Gift of Music: Great Composers and Their Influence (expanded & revised), Jane Stuart Smith, 1987, PB, G+, $5

 

 

heroic

 

The Heroic Symphony, Anna Harwell Celenza, 2004, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, CD recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” missing – should be easily replaced with another Beethoven recording, $7

 

starspangled

 

The Star-Spangled Banner, Peter Spier, 1973, HB, 1 library stamp, G-, edge wear, $6

 

 

 

 

Stories from the Opera, Shahrukh Husain, 1999, xlib HB, G, binding cracked at back endpage, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

mozart

 

The Story of Mozart, Signature Books, Helen L. Kaufmann, 1955, HB, binding tight but spine torn off at end cap, $5

 

 

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Mike Venezia, 1995, xlib Library Binding, G, $5

 

 

foster

 

The Story of Stephen Foster, Signature Books, Esther M. Douty, 1954, HB, VG, DJ front only, $7

 

 

 

Then Sings My Soul: 150 of the World’s Greatest Hymn Stories, Robert J. Morgan, PB, VG, $5

 

 

Poetry:

 

Carl Sandburg, ed. Frances Schoonmaker Bolin, Poetry for Young People, 1995, HB, VG, DJ tear on back & peeling around edges, $5

 

 

 

A Child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, ill. by Eulalie, 1929, 1932, xlib HB, G-, heavy cover corner wear, tape covered spine, scribbles on front end pages, binding tight, $8

 

 

A Child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, ill. by Tasha Tudor, 1981, HB, G+, $5

 

 

 

Edgar Allan Poe, ed Brod Bagert, Poetry for Young People, 1995, HB, G, binding pulled from back end page, $5

 

 

 

2nd copy: Edgar Allan Poe, ed Brod Bagert, Poetry for Young People, 1995, 2000, PB, G, school stamps, $4

 

 

favorite poems old and new

 

Favorite Poems Old and New, Helen Ferris, 1957, ex-church library HB, VG, $6

 

 

 

hailstones and halibut bones

 

Hailstones and Halibut Bones, Mary O’Neill, 1961, 1989, xlib HB, G-, needs front hinge taped, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

winter

 

In for Winter, Out for Spring, Arnold Adoff, 1991, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

(SALE PENDING)  Lavender’s Blue: A Book of Nursery Rhymes, compiled by Kathleen Lines, 1954, 1973, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $8

 

 

milne3

 

Now We Are Six, A.A. Milne, FIAR, 1927, 1992, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

when we were very young DJwhen we were very young

 

When We Were Very Young, A.A. Milne, FIAR, 1924, 1950, HB, VG, slight corner wear, DJ has some chips & tears, $5 (shown with & without DJ)

 

 

 

Paul Revere’s Ride, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ill. by Ted Rand, FIAR, 1990, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

poems

 

Poems to Read to the Very Young, Josette Frank, 1971, PB, G, $2

 

 

rooster

 

The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles, Maud and Miska Petersham, 1945, 1973, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

2nd copy: The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles, Maud and Miska Petersham, 1945, 1973, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

 

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost, FIAR, 1978, HB, G+, DJ with tears, $4

 

 

 

A Visit to William Blake’s Inn, Nancy Willard, 1981, xlib Library Rebound, VG, $4

 

 

 

2nd copy: A Visit to William Blake’s Inn, Nancy Willard, 1981, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

Walt Whitman, ed. Jonathan Levin, Poetry for Young People, 1997, 2002, PB, VG, $4

 

 

Shakespeare & Literature:

 

Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad, Rosemary Sutcliff, 1993, xlib HB, G, cover edge wear, mylar covered DJ, $6

 

 

 

The Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey, Rosemary Sutcliff, 1995, 1996, xlib HB, G+, FFEP torn out, DJ, $7

 

 

tales

 

Tales From Shakespeare, Charles & Mary Lamb, not dated but very old copy from the Mershon Company (probably between 1897 & 1906), HB, cover dirty but not much wear, hinge showing at front & back endsheets but binding still tight, pages slightly wavy at top, $9

 

 

West From Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder San Francisco 1915, Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1974, 1999, PB, G, $4

 

 

Fairy Tales & Legends:

 

The Adventures of Robin Hood, Anonymous, Collins Clear-Type Press, nd, G+, fading on cover, nice black & white and color illustrations, $7

 

 

 

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, Howard Pyle, ill. by Scott McKowen, 2004, HB, VVG, DJ, $6

 

 

 

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, Howard Pyle, ill. by Don Irwin, 1968, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, Ann McGovern, 1968, laminate covered PB, Fair, $1

 

 

aesop

 

The Aesop for Children, ill. by Milo Winter, FIAR, 1947, newer printing, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

The Aesop for Children, ill. by Milo Winter, FIAR, 1947, HB, G+, cover wear & inside nice, $4

 

 

androcles

 

Androcles and the Lion, Janet Stevens, 1989, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

 

Dick Whittington and his Cat, Marcia Brown, 1950, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

egyptian cinderella

 

The Egyptian Cinderella, Shirley Climo, 1989, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

 

jack

 

The Jack Tales: Folk Tales from the Southern Appalachians, Richard Chase, 1943, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $5

 

 

kingarthur

 

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table, Illustrated Junior Library, Sidney Lanier, 1950 HB, G, $5

 

 

bunyan

 

Paul Bunyan, Steven Kellogg, 1984, PB, VG, $2

 

 

ishtar

 

The Revenge of Ishtar, Ludmila Zeman, 1993, PB, New (very slight shelf wear), $7

 

three

 

The Three Princes: A Tale from the Middle East, Eric A. Kimmel, 1994, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $4

 

 

Anthologies:

Collier’s Junior Classics:  The Young Folks Shelf of Books

abc

 

Volume 1, A,B,C: GO!, 1962, HB, G, $4

 

 

 

My Book House

story timeup one pair of stairsthrough the gateover the hillsthrough fairy hallsmagic gardenflying sailstreasure chestin shining armorfrom the tower windowhalls of famein your hands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 Volume set (missing Vol 1 In the Nursery, but includes In Your Hands: A Parents’s Guide Book), Olive Beaupre Miller, 1937, 1948 printing, HB, overall good condition for the set, most books VG, a little cover wear, some end page creases or slight staining, 1 page corner torn off Vol 5, Vol 2 has yellowing tape on hinges and end pages and a few page tear repairs with a little more wear and staining, $65

upone

 

Volume 3, Up One Pair of Stairs, Olive Beaupre Miller, 1971, HB, Excellent, $6

 

 

 

through

 

Volume 4, Through the Gate, Olive Beaupre Miller, 1971, HB, Excellent, $6

 

 

 

over

 

Volume 5, Over the Hills, Olive Beaupre Miller, 1971, HB, Excellent, $6

 

 

 

halls

 

Volume 12, Halls of Fame, Olive Beaupre Miller, 1971, HB, Excellent, $6

 

 

 

Through Golden Windows

mostly magicfun and fantasywonderful things happenadventures here and theregood times togetherchildren everywherestories of early americaamerican backgroundswide wonderful worldman and his world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 Volume set, 1958, HB, VVG, name inside covers behind DJs, DJ – some have small nicks, tears, or wear, $55


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