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  • Author: BUTLER, Ellis Parker

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Pigs Is Pigs
BUTLER, Ellis Parker

B/w d/j & cover illustration with green accents by Paul Galdone. B/w illus. by Paul Carruth. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co. (1906) . 12mo. Pictorial boards. 37 p. Edition of 1943. Minor wear at extremities; else Very Good in lightly soiled d/j with two small chips at top edge. [75441] (show more)

Price: $45.00

This venerable guinea pig laugh fest is enhanced with the addition of Galdone's book reading "pig" on the d/j and cover. This book which is omnipresent in earlier editions is decidely uncommon with the Galdone d/j and cover.

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Dollarature; or, The Drug-Store Book
BUTLER, Ellis Parker

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. 16mo. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. 25 p. 1st ed. About fine in lightly worn d.w. with a few short edge tears & small chips. [80414] (show more)

Price: $22.50

Humorous view of the publishing industry's attempt to counter the slump in sales during the Great Depression by cutting the price of novels from $2.50 per book to $1.00 and marketing them through non-traditional outlets such as drug stores.

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Pigs Is Pigs
BUTLER, Ellis Parker

Illustrated with a frontispiece & 4 plates by Will Crawford. New York: McClure, Phillips, 1906. 12mo. Brown pictorial cloth, stamped in black & white. 37 p. 1st edition. Very good. [85121] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective
BUTLER, Ellis Parker

With b/w illustrations. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1918. 12mo. Yellow pictorial cloth, stamped in black. 352 p. 1st edition. Queen's Quorum #61. A near fine, bright copy. [99603] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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Dollarature; or, The Drug-Store Book
BUTLER, Ellis Parker

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. 16mo. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. 25 p. 1st edition. About fine. [100997] (show more)

Price: $17.50

Humorous view of the publishing industry's attempt to counter the slump in sales during the Great Depression by cutting the price of novels from $2.50 per book to $1.00 and marketing them through non-traditional outlets such as drug stores.

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