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LEO, A GHOST STORY.
Edition: 2nd printing.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A charming story, a collaboration between an award winning writer and illustrator. The New York Times named this one of the 10 best illustrated books of the year and it described it as having " so much depth: a fearful ghost, a take-charge girl, and interracial friendship, and a tale in which fear is integrally and sweetly tied to positive qualities of imagination." SIGNED opposite the title page by the illustrator Christian Robinson with a small drawing. The illustrations are all in shades of blue. Unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1452131566.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)Book ID: 65006More details Price: $30.00
GENGHIS KHAN AND THE MONGOL HORDE.
Edition: Later printing.
New York: Random House, (1950.) dj. Hardcover - A 'World Landmark Book' for children, illustrated with two color drawings by Elton Fax. Biography of a man who led his desert tribe of nomads from out of nowhere and conquered half the known world, the scourge of both Christians and Moslems. The Landmark series is perhaps one of the best series for children from the mid-20th century, and they are especially remarkable for the quality of the writing - in many cases, a Landmark book might be the only children's book by an author who is considered an expert in his or her field. Index, illustrated endpapers. 181 pp.
Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (some chipping to the ends of the spine). Printed ;etter to a 'young reader' from Lamb laid in..Book ID: 52631More details Price: $18.00