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The Camp at Sea View Meadow A Girl Guide Story, Abbott, K. N.
1 Abbott, K. N. The Camp at Sea View Meadow A Girl Guide Story
London Black & Son Ltd Possible First Illustrated Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Undated hardcover with light corner wear, text tight with prize sticker dated 1949 on fep. Slight, repaired (colored in) sticker pull on title area of cover, displays very well. 95 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Smile If You Meet A Crocodile. A Mulberry Adventure Puppet Book, Abisch, Roz; Kaplan, Boche
2 Abisch, Roz; Kaplan, Boche Smile If You Meet A Crocodile. A Mulberry Adventure Puppet Book
NY The Mulberry Press, Inc 088302053X / 9780883020531 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Tight bright copy with rubbed tips and chip at head of spine (rear). No date of publication listed, circa 1970's. Story in rhyme, simple prose for children with color photos of dressed dolls and jungle animals. Exceedingly rare volume. 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: 38.00 USD
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Animal Tales from the Russian Countryside, Abramov, Fyodor/Victor Astafiev/Vassily Belov/Evgeni Nosov
3 Abramov, Fyodor/Victor Astafiev/Vassily Belov/Evgeni Nosov Animal Tales from the Russian Countryside
Moscow Raduga Publishers 1990 5050028396 / 9785050028396 First English Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Elkonina, Natalia 
126pp. Not exlib, nice square crisp hardcover. First English translation edition. 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: 22.00 USD
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The Nursery Storybook, Adams, Georgie
4 Adams, Georgie The Nursery Storybook
Orion Childrens Books 1996 1858812305 / 9781858812304 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Utton, Peter 
Lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips of book and unclipped dj. 93pp. 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: 8.00 USD
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The Unbroken Web. Stories & Fables HB/DJ/1st ED, Adams, Richard
5 Adams, Richard The Unbroken Web. Stories & Fables HB/DJ/1st ED
NY Crown Publishers 1980 0517542315 / 9780517542316 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Gilbert, Yvonne; Campbell, Jennifer 
Brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. Text crisp and unmarked.. Price clipped dj in new mylar has a closed tear at head of spine and small rub at frt board fore edge, still displays well. 142 pgs. Well illust in color and b/w. 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: 10.00 USD
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Tinker's Journey Home. Fine 1st ED HB, Adapted by Paula Bryant from the Original by Devony Lehner
6 Adapted by Paula Bryant from the Original by Devony Lehner Tinker's Journey Home. Fine 1st ED HB
CA Green Tiger Press 1989 0881381322 / 9780881381320 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Adamson, Charlotte 
Lovely landscape 8vo format. One small indentation on foot of frt cover, original price sticker on foot of rear cover, child's name on head of fep, remainder of text fine. Colorful illustrations. 31 pp. In search of a home where he will feel comfortable, Tinker the snowshoe hare shares the dwellings of various animals before he finds the perfect place. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Fly-Away at the Air Show, Adelson, Leon
7 Adelson, Leon Fly-Away at the Air Show
Wonder Books 1962 Possible First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Goldbin, Andree 
Moderate color loss at tips. Text tight and unmarked. Fly-Away is a brand new plane who is very excited to be attending the air show and sky writing will be his big event. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Mr. Twitmeyer and the Poodle, Adelson, Leone and Moore, Lilian
8 Adelson, Leone and Moore, Lilian Mr. Twitmeyer and the Poodle
NY A Yearling Book 1979 0440472989 / 9780440472988 First Yearling Printing Pictorial Paperback Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Shortall, Leonard 
A nice pictorial paperback has light discoloration along edge and a bit of shelf wear along bottom edge otherwise shows well. 79 pages of tight text with no tears or writing. The wonderful story of how Mr. Twitmeyer, the former dog catcher finds Noodle the Poodle a loving home. 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: 10.00 USD
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Eaton Stanley and the Mind Control Experiment SIGNED BY AUTHOR VG 1ST ED HB, Adler, David A.
9 Adler, David A. Eaton Stanley and the Mind Control Experiment SIGNED BY AUTHOR VG 1ST ED HB
NY E. P. Dutton 1985 0525441174 / 9780525441175 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Drescher, Joan Signed by Artist
Author's presentation copy, signed on fep: "To Robin, Many Thanks - Best Wishes, David A. Adler". Not Exlib. Lightly bumped tips of red hardcover boards and lightly sunned blue cloth spine ends, text crisp and bright. No tears or soil. 88 pgs. Two sixth-grade boys try to control their teacher's mind, but find their project getting out of hand when serious things start happening to her. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Fourth Floor Twins and the Fortune Cookie Chase, Adler, David A.
10 Adler, David A. The Fourth Floor Twins and the Fortune Cookie Chase
NY Viking Kestrel 1985 0670806412 / 9780670806416 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Trivas, Irene 
Moderate color loss at still tips from storage, internally fine w/name on illustrated fep.Two sets of twins receive a message in a fortune cookie, warning them to beware of a man in a blue hat!. Twins are: Gary & Kevin and Donna & Diane. 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: 8.00 USD
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Aesop's Fables, Aesop
11 Aesop Aesop's Fables
NY McLoughlin Brothers First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Griset, Ernest; Weir, Harrison 
Exceedingly rare undated work. Grey illustrated cloth showing a wolf or fox and a frog w/pine trees in background, pond w/lillypads in foreground. Tips fairy sharp, spine ends bumped. Cloth soiled. Inner hinges cracked, text browned. Few small taped tears and ghosting from erased pencil checkmarks in the156 pp text. Profusely illustrated by Griset & Weir with color frontis of a red fox and a rabbit, all other illust in b/w, but include many full page plates. An exhaustive volume with 187 fables!. Only one other found online, very uncommon version. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. 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: 85.00 USD
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Jonathan of Gull Mountain HB/1st ED, Ahlbom, Jens Translated By Barbara Lucas
12 Ahlbom, Jens Translated By Barbara Lucas Jonathan of Gull Mountain HB/1st ED
Stockholm R&S Books 1987 9129575907 / 9789129575903 First Edition Glossy Hardcover Boards Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Glossy hardcover with minimal shelf wear, speck of color loss at lower front tip. 30 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. Jonathan learns that life isn't always easy or fun and sometimes you have to work to make things right. 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: 10.00 USD
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13 Aiken, Joan Dido and Pa HB/DJ/1st ED
NY Delacorte Press 1986 0385294808 / 9780385294805 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Corners lightly bumped, text tight and crisp. Unclipped dj in mylar taped to boards. 258 pp with notes on the author. More than presentable exlib copy. Dido becomes embroiled with villainous plotters against the king, including her own wicked father. 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 guaranteed. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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14 Aiken, Joan Dido and Pa HB/DJ/1st ED
NY Delacorte Press 1986 0385294808 / 9780385294805 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
First edition, exlib with corners lightly bumped, text tight and crisp. Price present on dj, upper tip of rear flap clipped, displays well in mylar which is taped to boards. 258 pp with notes on the author. Dido becomes embroiled with villainous plotters against the king, including her own wicked father. 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 guaranteed. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Go Saddle The Sea HB/DJ/1st ED, Aiken, Joan
15 Aiken, Joan Go Saddle The Sea HB/DJ/1st ED
NY Doubleday & Co. Inc. 1977 0385132263 / 9780385132268 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
1st Edition exlib with pocket and all pgs present. Corners bumped, text tight and bright. Unclipped dj in mylar displays well. 311 pp. In 1821, an orphaned twelve-year-old boy runs away from his unhappy tome in Spain to England where he tries to find his father's family. 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: 10.00 USD
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Mortimer Says Nothing HB/DJ/1st ED, Aiken, Joan
16 Aiken, Joan Mortimer Says Nothing HB/DJ/1st ED
NY Harper & Row 1987 0060200391 / 9780060200398 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Blake, Quentin 
First thus on copyright page. Corners bumped, text tight and bright with small soil smudge on pg 185 margin. Price clipped DJ in mylar displays well. Exlibrary with all pages and pocket present. 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: 15.00 USD
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Mortimer's Cross; Containing The Mystery of Mr Jones's Disappearing Taxi; Mortimer's Cross; Mortimer's Portrait on Glass, Aiken, Joan
17 Aiken, Joan Mortimer's Cross; Containing The Mystery of Mr Jones's Disappearing Taxi; Mortimer's Cross; Mortimer's Portrait on Glass
London BBC Books 1983 0563201762 / 9780563201762 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Blake, Quentin 
First thus on copyright page. Corners bumped, book slightly cocked, text tight and bright. DJ in mylar is clipped along length of both flaps but all flap text and price visible. Exlibrary with pocket present, fep removed. 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: 20.00 USD
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Return to Harken House A Ghost Story HB/DJ/1st ED, Aiken, Joan
18 Aiken, Joan Return to Harken House A Ghost Story HB/DJ/1st ED
NY Delacort Press 1990 0385299753 / 9780385299756 First Edition Quarter Bound Cloth Very Good + Very Good + Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Exlib with pocket and all pages present. Previously published in the UK as VOICES in 1988. In the 1930's eleven-year-old Julia goes to spend the summer with her father and finds that he has abandoned her to the care of her stepmother who seems unaware of the strange voices that haunt Julia every night. 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: 12.00 USD
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The Moon's Revenge HB/1st ED, Aiken, Joan
19 Aiken, Joan The Moon's Revenge HB/1st ED
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1987 0394893808 / 9780394893808 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Lee, Alan 
Tight bright copy with light color loss at fairly sharp tips. No names, tears or soil, 28pg text as new. A young boy named Seppy forces the moon to give him his wish, to be the maker of enchanted fiddle music, but almost pays a horrible price for it. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. 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: 15.00 USD
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The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama 1st ED HB 1908, Akers, Floyd (aka: L. Frank Baum)
20 Akers, Floyd (aka: L. Frank Baum) The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama 1st ED HB 1908
IL The Reilly & Britton Co. 1908 First Edition Pictorial Cloth Boards Very Good + No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Frontispiece 
Lovely and exceedingly rare copy in beige cloth with red/black/green illustration on frt board, black titles with 2 horns of plenty filled with coins on frt cover, black titles w/red author's name on backstrip. Not an exlib! Lacking the dust wrapper. Tips bumped and brushed with the front fore-edge rubbed through but not unsightly. Inner hinges and page block tight. Fabulous b/w frontis by Howard Heath and a line drawing map in the text. Frontis illust has pencil lines and two traced pennies on verso, which produced some raided circular indentations on the frontis but it displays well (see pic). Endpapers, frontis and title page foxed, remainder of text crisp and clean. Part of the Boy Hunter's Series written by Floyd Akers, aka L. Frank Baum, who later wrote The Wizard of Oz. This is book number seven in the Boy Hunter's Series. Mr. Akers, in these new books, has at a single bound taken front rank as a writer for boys. The stores are full of adventure, yet clean, bright and up-to-date. The first volume tells of the exciting scenes in the early days of the Alaskan gold fields. The next book takes "The Boy Fortune Hunters" to the "Canal Zone," and the third story is filled with stirring incidents in a trip through Egypt. The fourth book relates exciting adventures in the Flowery Kingdom and the fifth and sixth stories detail further adventures in Yucatan and among the South Sea Islands. Collectible and more than suitable for gift-giving. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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