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The Peppermint Family 

Illustrated by Clement Hurd.

New York:Harper & Brothers, 1950;

Price on DJ 1.75

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1950. Title The Peppermint family / by Margaret Wise Brown; pictures by Clement Hurd.
Published New York : Harper & Brothers, c1950.
Description [32] p. : ill. (part col.) 18 x 21 cm.

Peppermint Family -- Blue clothboard with paper pictorial glued on. I have the same globe sketch you described on mine. It's in pretty good shape, doesn't seem to be an xlib. It does have a small penciled number at the top of the first page. It's quite a clean copy.


The Polite Penguin * 

pictures by H. A. Rey.

Published New York : Harper & Bros., c1941.

Price on DJ 1.75

Description 31 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.


A raccoon tries to teach his little penguin manners, only to find that the penguin’s courteous new manners don’t always fit the circumstances.

Polite Penguin -- 9 5/8" x 10 3/8" has the title and author embossed in black paint on the green cover but no picture.  It is a very clean copy, no markings. Great shape.


The Poodle and the Sheep 

Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. 

NewYork: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1941. 

Price on DJ 1.50

The poodle and the sheep / by Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Leonard Weisgard.
Edition 1st ed.

Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 18 x 24 cm.

The poodle loved to chase sheep until the sheriff caught him and put him in dog jail which had everything a dog doesn’t like.


Poodle and the Sheep --9" x 6 3/4" library binding in a kind of sea-green color with one of those overall prints they used to use sometimes in an kind of handdrawn sort of geometric pattern in burgundy.  Someone wrote the title on the cover with a red marker. I got it from Montana and it's xlib but with minimal markings, crossouts and stamps, pocket torn off.


A Pussycat's Christmas 

illustrated by Helen Stone.

New York: T. Y. Crowell, 1949. 

Price on DJ 1.50

1st Yellow cloth, sq 12mo 32 pgs

Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1949. Hard Cover.

August 29, 2019

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