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CHILDREN'S BOOKS • NON-FICTION • A — C

All entries are alphabetized by title and by series:

Please note that, due to the nature of their intended audience, many--if not the majority--of the books listed in this section have the owners' names written on the inside front cover or title page.

101 Best Action Games for Boys 6 to 12 Godfrey Frankel and Lillian Frankel (1952) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Fischetti. 128 pages.
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

101 Things to Make for Fun or Money by Miriam Morrison Peake (April 1971) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by June Ferguson Nicol. 96 pages. SRP: 60¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TX-563 [Ninth Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Corner wear.)

ABC's of Space by Isaac Asimov (1969) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 48 pages.
Walker and Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Rub damage.)

Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah (1959) $3.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Paula Hutchison. 96 pages. SRP: $2.95.
Rand McNally & Company [Book Club Edition]
Book is Fine. (Some tanning along edges, otherwise nice.)
Dust jacket is Very Good. (Edge and corner wear, a few small tears.)

Abracadabra! Magic and Other Tricks by Shari Lewis (1984) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Jeanette Eng-Hom. 96 pages. SRP: $5.95.
World Almanac Publications [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Some corner wear.)

Adventures in Handwriting: Volume 5 (1971) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 40 pages.
Macmillan Publishing Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Plus.

Adventures in Handwriting: Volume 6 (1971) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 40 pages.
Macmillan Publishing Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Fine Plus.

Adventures in Space #2: Space Pilots by Willy Ley (1957) $20.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Polgreen. 48 pages.
Guild Press, Inc./Simon and Schuster [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

Adventures in Space #3: Space Stations by Willy Ley (1957) $16.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Polgreen. 48 pages.
Guild Press, Inc./Simon and Schuster [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Corner wear.)

Adventures in Space #3: Space Stations by Willy Ley (1958) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Polgreen. 48 pages.
Guild Press, Inc./Simon and Schuster #60GP3 [Library Edition]
Book is Very Good. (Ex-libris; pocket removed, usual markings.)

Adventures in Space #4: Space Travel by Willy Ley (1958) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Polgreen. 48 pages.
Guild Press, Inc./Simon and Schuster #60GP4 [Library Edition]
Book is Very Good. (Ex-libris; pocket removed, usual markings.)

The Adventures of George Washington by Mickie Davidson (December 1967) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Seymour Fleishman. SRP: 45¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TW-614 [Fifth Printing]
Book is Very Fine. (Mild edge wear.)

Adventures with a Plastic Bag by Harry Milgrom (1967) $3.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by George Wilde. 32 pages. SRP: $2.72.
E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Good. (Ex-libris; stickers on spine, residue from card
pocket, clipped corners on dust jacket, and numerous markings.)

African Adventures by Ellsworth Newcomb and Hugh Kenny (1961) $8.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Shannon Stirnweis.
Whitman Publishing Company #2298 [First Printing]
Book is Fine. (Corner wear, mild warping of pages.)

African Adventures by Ellsworth Newcomb and Hugh Kenny (1961) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Shannon Stirnweis.
Whitman Publishing Company #2298 [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Albrecht Durer by Ernest Raboff (1988) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Albrecht Durer. 32 pages. SRP: $5.95.
Harper & Row [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

All Aboard! The Trains That Built America by Mary Elting (March 1969) $8.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 128 pages. SRP: 75¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TJ-761 [First printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

All About Energy by Richard Dalton (1974) $8.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Warren Kass. 24 pages.
The Dow Chemical Company [First Printing]
Book is Fine.

All Kinds of Feet by Nancy Goor and Ron Goor (1984) $6.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 36 pages. SRP: $11.50.
Thomas Y. Crowell [Second Printing]
Book is Very Fine Plus.

Along Friendly Roads (1963) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 340 pages.
American Book Company [Third Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Along the Sunshine Trail Edited by Floy de Lancey and William Iverson (1962) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Guy Brown Wiser Associates. 352 pages.
California State Department of Education [Third Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Corner and edge wear, guts are clean.)

America's Robert E. Lee by Henry Steele Commager and Lynd Ward (1951) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 112 pages.
Young America book Club [First Printing]
Book is Fine.

The American Indians by Sydney E. Fletcher (1972) $10.00
Originally published as The Big Book of Indians.
Hardcover. Illustrated by Sydney E. Fletcher. 28 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap #0319 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Animal Kingdom (circa 1960s) $2.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 10 pages. SRP: 54¢.
Seijo Publishing/Star Books #10 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good.

Animal Nursery (circa 1960s) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 10 pages. SRP: 63¢.
Seijo Publishing/Star Books #7 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Fine.

Animals Do the Strangest Things by Leonoa and Arthur Hornblow (1964) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Michael K. Frith. 64 pages.
Random House [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Answers About the Moon, Stars and Planets by Frederick Smithline (1969) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 68 pages. SRP: $1.00.
Wonder Books/Grosset & Dunlap [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.

Arrow Book of Easy Cooking by Esther Rudomin (November 1966) $3.00
Originally published as Let's Cook Without Cooking.
Softcover. Illustrated by Lee Smith. 80 pages. SRP: 50¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TW-317 [Fifth Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Asgeir of Iceland by Howard Liss (1970) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Ingeborg Lippmann. 68 pages.
Julian Messner/Simon & Schuster [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Ex-libris; remnants of card pocket inside front cover, stamps.)

The Astronauts by Dinah L. Moché (1978) $2.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 32 pages.
Random House [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Numerous creases/stress marks.)

Astronomy: Our Sun and Its Neighbors by Jene Lyon (1974) $8.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 48 pages. SRP: 79¢.
Golden Press/Western Publishing Company, Inc. [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good Plus.

At Home on the Ice by Patricia K. Miller and Iran Seligman (1963) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Teppich. 14 pages.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Some edge and corner wear.)

Atomic Energy by Vera K. Fischer (1959) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Jerry Robinson. 28 pages.
Maxton Books [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Some wear to spine.)

Ballet for Beginners by Margaret F. Atkinson and Nancy Draper (November 1954) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 120 pages.
Alfred A. Knopf [Sixth Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Some corner wear.)

Baseball Round-Up Edited by Leo Margulies (1948) $5.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. 248 pages.
Cupples & Leon Company [First Printing]
Book is Fine.
Dust Jacket is Good. (Missing .25" x .75" triangular
piece from upper spine, edge and corner wear.)

Bats in the Dark by John Kaufmann (1972) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Kaufmann. 36 pages.
Thomas Y. Crowell Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Beginning Science with Mister Wizard--Volume One: Water
by Don Herbert and Hy Ruchlis (1960) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mel Hunter. 32 pages.
Doubleday & Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Some edge and corner wear.)

Beginning Science with Mister Wizard--Volume Two: Heat
by Don Herbert and Hy Ruchlis (1960) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mel Hunter. 32 pages.
Doubleday & Company [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Some edge and corner wear.)

Beginning Science with Mister Wizard--Volume Three: Light
by Don Herbert and Hy Ruchlis (1960) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mel Hunter. 32 pages.
Doubleday & Company [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Some edge and corner wear.)

Beginning Science with Mister Wizard--Volume Four: Flying
by Don Herbert and Hy Ruchlis (1960) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Mel Hunter. 32 pages.
Doubleday & Company [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Some edge and corner wear.)

Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia by Margaret Cousins (1952) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg. 184 pages.
Landmark Books #28 [First Printing]
Book is Very Good. (Ex-libris; card pocket on inside back cover, some corner wear.)

The Big Book of Animals (1979) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 96 pages.
Banner Press, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.
(Mild foxing to pages, some red pen marks on back cover, 1" tears last two pages.)

The Big Book of Tricks and Magic by James R. Blackman (1962) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 56 pages.
Random House [First Printing]
Book is Very Good.

The Big Book of Tricks and Magic by James R. Blackman (1962) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 56 pages.
Random House [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.

Birds by Bertha Morris Parker (1951) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 36 pages.
Row, Peterson & Company [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine. (Mild edge and corner wear.)

Birds by Martin Andrews (1968) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Nemo. 28 pages. SRP: $1.95.
Platt & Munk [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Corner wear.)

Birds with Bracelets: The Story of Bird-Banding by Susan F. Welty (1965) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by John Kaufmann. 72 pages.
E.M. Hale & Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Good. (Ex-libris; sticker on spine, card pocket inside cover, some stamping.)

Birth of an Island by Millicent E. Selsam (December 1970) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Winifred Lubell. 48 pages. SRP: 50¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TW-441 [Eighth Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

Birthday Book: The Colorful Story of How the Leopard Got Its Spots
by Anonymous (circa 1960s/1970s) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Marjorie Cooper. 14 pages.
Gibson Greeting Cards, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Birthday Book: Hildy the Honeybee
by Laurelyn Lamy Kohl (circa 1960s/1970s) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Molly Fleming. 14 pages
Gibson Greeting Cards, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Plus.

Birthday Book: How Do Computers Do What They Do?
by Laurelyn Lamy Kohl (circa 1960s/1970s) $16.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Katheryn Hutton. 14 pages
Gibson Greeting Cards, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Birthday Book: Johnny Appleseed
by Gladys Huden Gebert (circa 1960s/1970s) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Wilma Korte. 14 pages.
Gibson Greeting Cards, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Plus.

Birthday Book: The Traffic Quiz Birthday Book
by Anonymous (circa 1960s/1970s) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Katheryn Hutton. 14 pages.
Gibson Greeting Cards, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Birthday Book: What Flies in the Skies
by Curtis Heath (circa 1960s/1970s) $12.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Jean O'Brien. 14 pages.
Gibson Greeting Cards, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Birthday Book Lot of Six Books (circa 1960s/1970s) $60.00
Hardcovers. Illustrated. 14 pages.
Gibson Greeting Cards, Inc. [First Printing]
Books are all Very Fine to Very Fine Plus.

A Birthday Is a Magic Day by Dean Walley (circa 1960s) $5.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Alice Ann Biggerstaff. 52 pages.
Hallmark Cards, Inc. [First printing]
Book is Near Mint.
Dust Jacket is Very Fine save for price clip inner flap.

Book of Math Tales by Isador A. Inchworm (1972) $6.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 64 pages.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus.

The Boy Scout Encyclopedia: New Revised Edition by Bruce Grant (1965) $12.00
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Fiore & Jackie Mastri and William Timmins. 168 pages.
Rand McNally & Company [Sixth Printing]
Book is Fine save for tape stains.
Dust Jacket is Fine save for price clip on inside flap.

Brazil by Stella Burke May (1967) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 144 pages.
The Fideler Company [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Decent save for warping to cover boards.)

Brownies' Own Songbook by Martha Coe, Ann Roos and Alicen White (1968) $8.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 48 pages. SRP: $1.00.
Roos & Coe-White Associates [First Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Light water stain inside front cover upper left corner.)

The Bug That Laid the Golden Eggs by Millicent E. Selsam (1967) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Harold Krieger and John Kaufmann. 64 pages.
Harper & Row [Book Club Edition]
Book is Very Fine.

Calico Caper by Robert E. Jennings and Dorothy E. Prince (1978) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 176 pages.
Scott, Foresman & Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Canine Friends (circa 1960s) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 10 pages. SRP: 54¢.
Seijo Publishing/Star Books #11 [Printing Unknown]
Book is Fine.

Card Games for Kids by John Giannoni (1976) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by John Giannoni. 48 pages. SRP: $1.50.
Golden Press/Western Publishing Comapny, Inc. [Second Printing]
Book is Fine.

Carmen by Robert Lawrence (1938) SOLD
Hardcover. Illustrated by Alexandre Serebriakoff. 40 pages.
Grosset & Dunlap [First Printing]
Book is Good Plus. (Some heavy corner wear.)

Caves by Roma Gans (1976) SOLD
Hardcover. Illustrated by Giulio Maestro. 36 pages.
Thomas Y. Crowell Company [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Fine.

Caves and Their Mysteries by James E. McClurg (1962) $5.00
"Whitman Learn About Book" Volume 12.
Softcover. Illustrated by Norman Kenyon. 60 pages.
Whitman Publishing Company [First Printing]
Book is Fine. (Nice save for corner wear, particularly along spine.)

Champlain: Explorer of New France by Matthew G. Grant (1974) SOLD
Hardcover. Illustrated by Harold Henriksen. 32 pages.
Children's Press [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Changes Everywhere by Ada Graham and Frank Graham (1974) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Susie Fitzhugh. 48 pages.
Golden Press/Western Publising Company [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus. (Corner wear.)

The Checkered Flag Series: 500
by Henry A. Bamman and Robert J. Whitehead (1968) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by James Andrews. 92 pages.
Field Educational Publications, Inc. [First printing]
Book is Good Plus. (Ex-libris; numerous pinholes through back cover, crayon inside back cover.)

The Checkered Flag Series: Flea
by Henry A. Bamman and Robert J. Whitehead (1968) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by James Andrews. 92 pages.
Field Educational Publications, Inc. [First printing]
Book is Very Good. (Ex-libris; crayon inside back cover, general wear.)

The Checkered Flag Series: Smashup
by Henry A. Bamman and Robert J. Whitehead (1968) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by James Andrews. 92 pages.
Field Educational Publications, Inc. [First printing]
Book is Very Good. (Ex-libris; general wear.)

The Checkered Flag Series: Wheels
by Henry A. Bamman and Robert J. Whitehead (1968) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by James Andrews. 92 pages.
Field Educational Publications, Inc. [First printing]
Book is Very Good Minus. (Ex-libris; crayon marks on last page, felt pen marks on front cover.)

A Child's Book of Jungle Animals by Bruno Frost (1954) $6.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 40 pages.
Maxton Publishers, Inc. [First Printing]
Book is Very Good.

A Child's Christmas Cookbook by Betty Chancellor (December 1964) $5.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Thomas Nast. 40 pages.
Berliner & McGinnis [First Printing]
Book is Fine Plus.

Children of Mexico by Stella Burke May (1936) $5.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 68 pages.
Rand McNally & Company [First Printing]
Book is Good Plus. (Corner and edge wear.)

Children of Other Lands by Watty Piper (1933) $10.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by H.C. Holling and Lucille W. Holling. 96 pages.
The Platt & Munk Company, Inc. [Printing Unknown]
Book is Very Good.

The Co-Ed Cookbook by Henrietta Fleck (April 1967) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated by Edward Garvey. 128 pages. SRP: 45¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TX-778 [First Printing]
Book is Fine.

Codes and Secret Writing by Herbert S. Zim (December 1965) SOLD
Softcover. Illustrated. 116 pages. SRP: 35¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TX-164 [Eighth Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Collage and Construction in Grades 1-4 by Lois Lord (1958) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 64 pages.
Scholastic Book Services #TW-1567 [Fourth Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Stress marks along spine.)

Computers: Tools for Today by Claude J. de Rossi (1972) $20.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 96 pages.
Childrens Press [Fourth Printing]
Book is Fine Minus. (Ex-libris; remnants of sticker on spine, otherwise clean.)

The Conquest of the North and South Poles by Russell Owen (1954) SOLD
Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Lynd Ward. 182 pages.
Random House #27 [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine.
Dust Jacket is Very Good Minus. (Small piece missing lower center
front cover, edge/corner wear, tapes stains on inner flap.)

Cool Cos: The Story of Bill Cosby by Joel H. Cohen (August 1969) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 124 pages. SRP: 60¢.
Scholastic Book Services #TX-1388 [Fourth Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Corvette: America's Supercar by Jeffrey Hoffman (1984) $4.00
Hardcover. Illustrated. 64 pages.
Julian Messner [First Printing]
Book is Near Mint.

Cornerstones of Freedom: The Story of the Alamo
by Norman Richards (1970) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Tom Dunnington. 36 pages.
Children's Press [Third Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Cornerstones of Freedom: The Story of the Constitution
by Marilyn Prolman (1969) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Robert Gaubke. 36 pages.
Children's Press [Seventh Printing]
Book is Near Mint.

Cornerstones of Freedom: The Story of the Gettysburg Address
by Kenneth Richards (1969) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Tom Dunnington. 36 pages.
Children's Press [Fifth Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Cornerstones of Freedom: The Story of the Star-Spangled Banner
by Natalie Miller (1965) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by George Wilde. 36 pages.
Children's Press [Nineteenth Printing]
Book is Very Fine.

Cowboys by Philip B. Silcott (1975) $3.00
Hardcover. Illustrated by Martin Rogers. 32 pages.
National Geographic Society [First Printing]
Book is Very Fine Minus.

Creative Crafts for Children Edited by Anna Thompson (1966) $3.00
Softcover. Illustrated. 68 pages.
Unity Books [First Printing]
Book is Very Good Plus.


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