Category: PROSE & POETRY


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Little Jack Sprat

By: Adams, Frank Illustrator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Robert Frederick Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39898

Lovely colorful padded 1st edition 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. View more info

The Chas Addams Mother Goose

By: Addams, Chas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Windmill Books, Inc,/ Harper & Row: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34799

Near fine 1st edition hard cover in VG dust wrapper. 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 gir... View more info

Make A Circle Keep Us In Poems For a Good Day

By: Adoff, Arnold

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Delacort Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29096

Fine 1st edition hardcover in illustrated boards showing 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. View more info

Each Peach Pear Plum Home Book Pack Includes Cassette Tape and Instruction Card Book Summary

By: Ahlberg, Janet and Allan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 0

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 32559

6th printing paperback as new. Cassette in case appears fine. Includes card and clear plastic carry bag w/handle. Rare Home Book Pack set! View more info

The Secret Place and Other Poems

By: Aldis, Dorothy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1972

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller Id: 25508

Lightly rubbed 6th printing paperback, text tight but browned. View more info

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I Would Steal Horses

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $2,600.00

Publisher: Slipstream: 1992

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 34830

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 Winn... View more info

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Yeast Cakes

By: Almen, E.B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43143

Navy blue 1st edition hardcover with color loss at still sharp tips, spine ends rubbed, 34 p internally as new, crisp and unmarked. View more info

Purple Ronnie's Little Poems for Friends

By: Andreae, Giles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Boxtree Publishers: 1999

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 16697

Adorable 5th printing miniature book 3 1/5" x 3 3/4" 46 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. A smashing little book full of poems about friends. View more info

Trusting Soul Volume 6 Collected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas

By: Andreas, Brian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IA, StoryPeople: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 32055

2nd printing fine condition paperback. View more info

In A Pumpkin Shell A Mother Goose ABC

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27752

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 while leaning 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. View more info

Bedtime Rhymes SIGNED

By: Ashby, Mike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canada, Trafford Publishing: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32054

As new, 2nd printing paperback, 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. View more info

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Bedtime Rhymes

By: Ashby, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Trafford Publishing: 2004

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 37978

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. View more info

Chin Up, dad

By: Ashley, Nora Trimble

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CT, C. R. Gibson Company: 1976

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 20102

Hardcover with slightly bumped tips. 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 View more info

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Lucie Attwell's Book of Rhymes

By: Attwell, Lucie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son, Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14227

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 View more info

Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden

By: Auden, W. H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 5563

1st edition paperback with barely brushed extremities, else as new. View more info

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Best Loved Nursery Rhymes and Songs Including Mother Goose Selections

By: Barker, Augusta: Editor, Compilation Authored

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Parents Magazine Enterprises, Inc for Playmore Inc.: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40945

Reprint hardcover, 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 class... View more info

The Hungry One

By: Baumann, Kurt; Translated By Naomi Lewis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North-South Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7934

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 ... View more info

Reverie SIGNED

By: Beaty, Josephine Powell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: TX, The Book Craft: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27538

1st edition hardcover, 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 pP of poems about life, love, liberty, hope and courage. View more info

Reckon I'll Write

By: Beckelman, Charlotte

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, House of Field, Inc: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28027

Rare 1st edition hardcover book of poems 73 pp. 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 to the heart. There is a profound ... View more info

Windy Morning

By: Behn, Harry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World: 1953

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 9125

Exlib hardcover with bumped tips, 61 pp text tight. Dj in mylar has call tag on spine. View more info