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Little Jack Sprat, Adams, Frank Illustrator
1 Adams, Frank Illustrator Little Jack Sprat
England Robert Frederick Ltd 1993 1850817332 / 9781850817338 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Lovely colorful padded hardcover with one nearly un-noticable poke through front cover image. Internally as new. No names, tears or soil. Profusely illust with full page color plates by Frank Adams who reminds us of Randolph Caldecott. Unpag, approx 32 pgs. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Addams, Chas The Chas Addams Mother Goose. NF1st ED HB/DJ
Windmill Books, Inc,/ Harper & Row 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Illustrated 
Book looks fab in turquoise colored cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. 54 un-paginated leaves crisp and unmarked. Barely noticeable gift dedication on dark navy fep. Original, unclipped dj shows light age toning and surface soil on white background parts, else fine. Charles Addams weird takes on traditional prose and art. Some first lines begin like: The moon is full as boys and girls and things come out to play../ Mistress Mary tends her poison mushrooms.../ Jack Sprat and his wife finish a most unusual meal.../ Charles Addams meets Mother Goose to delight himself and Mother Goose fans of all ages. Over 12" tall, may require add'l postage if going priority. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Adoff, Arnold Make A Circle Keep Us In Poems For a Good Day
NY Delacort Press 1975 0440059097 / 9780440059097 First Edition Pictorial Boards Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Himler, Ronald 
Former owner's name stamp on inside cover, else fine. A number of illustrated poems celebrate the joys of the day: morning, growing up, peanut butter, hard rain, and thunder. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Ahlberg, Janet and Allan Each Peach Pear Plum Home Book Pack Includes Cassette Tape and Instruction Card Book Summary
NY Scholastic 0590271695 / 9780590271691 Reprint Soft Cover Fine No Jacket Book and Cassette 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
6th printing paperback as new. Cassette in case appears fine. Includes card and clear plastic carry bag w/handle. Rare Home Book Pack set! 
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Aldis, Dorothy The Secret Place and Other Poems
NY Scholastic Book Services 1972 6th Printing Soft Cover Good + No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Cole, Olivia H. H. 
Lightly rubbed wrapper, text tight but browned. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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I Would Steal Horses.  Near Fine Limited Edition PB, Alexie, Sherman
6 Alexie, Sherman I Would Steal Horses. Near Fine Limited Edition PB
Slipstream 1992 Limited First Edition Stapled Wrappers Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Near fine first limited edition paperback. Exceedingly rare, only 500 copies of this title were issued with only 100 copies being distributed to the public overall. 30 pp, there are five, small, light spot stains (look like water dots, it is not dark soil) on margins of pages 19-22, upper fore-edge corner is lightly brushed, there is a minuscule amount of rust on the staples, else as new. The author's second work is Slipstream's Fifth Annual Chapbook Contest Winner. Shared in part from the rear cover: "Sherman Alexie is an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane Indian Reservation. His first book, The Business of Fancydancing, was published by Hanging Loose Press. His poems and stories have appeared in many magazines and journals. "Native American writing is about survival," Alexie says, "We recently went over one million in population, estimated as 75-90 percent less than the population when whites first arrived in America. With that kind of genocidal philosophy prevalent, it is our strongest tradition, our longest dance, to remain alive, to survive."" 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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Yeast Cakes HB/1st ED, Almen, E.B.
7 Almen, E.B. Yeast Cakes HB/1st ED
NY Vantage Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Navy blue hardcover with color loss at still sharp tips, spine ends rubbed, 34pp internally as new, crisp and unmarked. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Book images are available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Andreae, Giles Purple Ronnie's Little Poems for Friends
NY Boxtree Publishers 1999 0752217283 / 9780752217284 Fifth Printing Hard Cover As New As New 64mo - up to 3" tall Cronin, Janet 
Adorable minature book 3 1/5" x 3 3/4" 46pgs. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. A smashing little book full of poems about friends. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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9 Andreas, Brian Trusting Soul Volume 6 Collected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas
IA StoryPeople 2003 0964266067 / 9780964266063 Second Printing Pictorial Paperback Covers Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 

Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Anglund, Joan Walsh In A Pumpkin Shell A Mother Goose ABC
NY Harcourt, Brace & World 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Illustrated 
Stunning copy with small paper pull on front pastedown from removed former owner's name sticker. Book else fine in gold cloth boards with illustration of girl land boy reading books whilst eaning up against a large pumpkin on front board. DJ has small bit of sticker rems (just glue, no white paper) on upper front corner not obscuring any illustrations or title. 3 small closed tears but all there and displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. More than presentable, collectible copy! 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Bedtime Rhymes, Ashby, Mike
11 Ashby, Mike Bedtime Rhymes
Canada Trafford Publishing 2004 1412022339 / 9781412022330 Possible First Pictorial Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Ashby, Mike 
Light tan pictorial paperback has a light smudge on front cover otherwise shows well. Unpaginated text is tight & bright with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. Three adorable children's stories; Mitch & Buck learn what's under the bed, the Squibbits only come out at night and Cecil the Snoop learns not to snoop. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placedin new mylar whenever possible. Book images are available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We love what we do and it shows! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Ashby, Mike Bedtime Rhymes SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Canada Trafford Publishing 2004 1412022339 / 9781412022330 Second Printing Pictorial Paperback Covers As New No Jacket Signed by Author 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated Signed
As new, author's presentation copy signed on title page: Bridge, Best Wishes, Enjoy Your Book Mike Ashby. A collection of stories in rhyming verse, each ending with a moral theme. The book's text and artwork are enjoyable for the young and old alike. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Additional images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Ashley, Nora Trimble Chin Up, dad
CT C. R. Gibson Company 1976 Possible First Pictorial Boards Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Rodegast, Roland 
Corners slightly bumped. For Fathers Everywhere, Whether the skies be blue or gray, A father's love is ever true. So here's a book that's meant to say: Let every day be "Father's Day"! A book of verses 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Lucie Attwell's Book of Rhymes, Attwell, Lucie
14 Attwell, Lucie Lucie Attwell's Book of Rhymes
London Dean & Son, Ltd 1969 First Edition Hardcover Good + No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Cute hardcover with moderate corner wear, white background covers are slightly darkened along spine edges, text re-glued into boards but is tight and bright with some closed and taped tears. Front board slightly bowed. Still a respectable copy of a rare first edition. A picture book of short nursery rhymes, all surrounded by Attwell's colored illustrations 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Auden, W. H. Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden
NY Vintage Books 1971 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Barely brushed extremities, else as new. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Best Loved Nursery Rhymes and Songs Including Mother Goose Selections, Barker, Augusta: Editor, Compilation Authored
16 Barker, Augusta: Editor, Compilation Authored Best Loved Nursery Rhymes and Songs Including Mother Goose Selections
NY Parents Magazine Enterprises, Inc for Playmore Inc. 1974 Reprint Hard Cover Good + No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Large hefty book 11.25 in along spine. Too large for a flat rate envelope. Tips rubbed, spine ends bumped. 254 pp text tight and bright w/tidy name on frt pastedn and one small closed taped tear at foot of half title pg. Vividly illustrated boards. Profusely illustrated throughout in color and bold monotone over b&w. Includes a Preface for Parents. 1973 Reprint edition, originally published as Vol 1 Young Year"s Library. Many beautiful uncredited classic children"s book illustrations 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Baumann, Kurt; Translated By Naomi Lewis The Hungry One
North-South Books 1993 1558581219 / 9781558581210 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Eidrigevicius, Stasys 
Fine 1st edition hardcover with one closed tear to glossy pictorial dj, now in new mylar. 32 pp. Rum Tum Tum was cursed with an appetite that nothing could satisfy. Feared by all and loved by none, he ravaged the land--until he fell in love with the Miller's daughter. She alone could soothe him and end the loneliness and emptiness that drove him. But the Miller refused to allow the marriage and sent Rum Tum Tum away. A haunting book with the raw power of a classic fairy tale. Full color. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Beaty, Josephine Powell Reverie
TX The Book Craft 1964 First Edition Leatherette Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Author's presentation copy, dedicated on fep For Annie Laurie Deane A Friend in Need Affectionately, Josephine Powell Beaty August 1964. Fine copy in gold boards with additional poem by Beaty laid in. DJ shows light fading at edges has one brown spot on spine but is complete and displays well. 70 pgs of poems about life, love, liberty, hope and courage. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Beckelman, Charlotte Reckon I'll Write
NY House of Field, Inc 1941 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Rare book of poems 73 pgs in green cloth with orange title plate on cover, dj in new mylar shows small chips and bits of loss at extremities but displays well. It is a grand and glorious America that stands revealed in Charlotte Beckelman's varied verses. Hers is a complete knowledge of people old and young, past and present, humble and proud. At ease in the divers poetic forms and techniques, she sends her message enerringly to the heart. There is a profound and warm appreciation of living that establishes an immediate rapprochement between poet and reader. Life has had few interpreters more sympathetic thatn Mrs. Beckelman, to whom poetry is the timess medium of conveying the goodness and truth that shine in this sometimes befuddled world. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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20 Behn, Harry Windy Morning
Harcourt, Brace & World 1953 Possible First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Corners bumped, 61 pp text tight. Dj in mylar has call tag on spine. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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