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  • LEO, A GHOST STORY. by Barnett, Mac; illustrated by Christian Robinson.
    Barnett, Mac; illustrated by Christian Robinson.
    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: 65006
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  • Trivas, Irene (illustrator) and Kurtz, Jane (author)
    I'M CALLING MOLLY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Niles, IL: Albert Whitman Co., 1990. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Charming story of the ups-and-downs of friendship between two children who live next door to each other, colorfully illustrated by Irene Trivas. Four year old Christopher, who has just learned to use the telephone, tries one ploy after another to get Molly to play with him, but she is busy with another friend. ISBN: 0-8075-34684.

    Condition: An association copy, INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the illustrator to the dedicatee 'For... my favorite neighbor, my friend, love, Irene.' Near fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 22790
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  • COPPER CROWN by von Herzen, Lane.
    von Herzen, Lane.
    COPPER CROWN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on the title page "to... with all best wishes" and dated in the year of publication. Her first book, the story of an interracial friendship, forged in 1913 between a black woman and a white woman, in defiance of the times and the place - a small Texas town of modest farms and sharecroppers. Partially based on the oral history of the author's family. Von Herzen won the Los Angeles Arts Council Award for fiction in 1990. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-688-106889.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35848
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  • COPPER CROWN by von Herzen, Lane.
    von Herzen, Lane.
    COPPER CROWN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her first book, the story of an interracial friendship, forged in 1913 between a black woman and a white woman, in defiance of the times and the place - a small Texas town of modest farms and sharecroppers. Partially based on the oral history of the author's family. Von Herzen won the Los Angeles Arts Council Award for fiction in 1990. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-688-106889.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the pages, but an unread copy which appears unread.)

    Book ID: 62052
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  • COPPER CROWN by von Herzen, Lane.
    von Herzen, Lane.
    COPPER CROWN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first book, the story of an interracial friendship, forged in 1913 between a black woman and a white woman, in defiance of the times and the place - a small Texas town of modest farms and sharecroppers. Partially based on the oral history of the author's family. Von Herzen won the Los Angeles Arts Council Award for fiction in 1990. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-688-106889.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the pages, but an unread copy which appears unread.)

    Book ID: 62053
    View cart More details Price: $30.00