Author:Burgess, Thornton W

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Paddy's Surprise Visitor

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43874

Condition: Very Good


Nice stapled 10 pp soft cover with light soil on white background rear cover. Text tight and bright. No names or tears. View more info

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A Robber Meets His Match Book #3700 B

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc: 1940

Edition: Probable First

Seller Id: 45765

Condition: Good


Nice paperback with color loss along stapled spine edge, a small abrasion of color loss near the barn and fence in front cover illustration, as well as 19c stamped cover price. 12 pp including covers. Exlib with stamp on inside of both covers as well as some glue residue on rear where the pocket was placed (now removed). White background rear cover with a poem about Robber the Rat shows even age-toning on periphery. Nice 1940 paperback that displays well with adorab... View more info

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The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel The Famous Bedtime Story Books

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 30258

Condition: Very Good


Solid red boards with black illustration and titles, library bookplate on fep and embossed address stamp on half title page. Corners bumped and lightly brushed with color loss only, no major rubbing. Spine ends bumped. Hinge papers not split, page block tight and holding fine. Library call letter on backstrip, no other exlib markings. Later version without the glossy plates, Illustrated throughout in B/W by Cady on cheap paper. Stray crayon over one illustrated page in t... View more info

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50 Favorite Burgess Stories On The Green Meadow and The Crooked Little Path

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1946

Seller Id: 42827

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with dulled gilt lettering on the slightly sunned backstrip. Boards have some uneven discoloration from sun exposure. Binding is tight, text and unmarked. 184 pp. Fifty of Burgess' best classics here in one volume. View more info

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Peter Rabbit Proves A Friend PB. No. 3700E

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc: 1940

Edition: Probable First

Seller Id: 44768

Condition: Very Good


Nice paperback with clear tape along stapled spine edge and a small piece in the spine margin of one pp. 12 pp including covers. Not ex-lib. White background rear cover with a poem about Mr. Toad shows surface soil. Nice 1940 paperback that displays well with adorable Cady color illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Crooked Little Path A Book of Nature Stories by Thornton W. Burgess

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 34713

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous hardcover in like dj. Yellow cloth boards straight, sharp and clean. 184 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction with negligible color loss at tips. Undated but researched as the 1956 Bonanza Books, 2nd printing. Here are twenty-six more stories in Mr. Burgess's new series of Nature Books. Color and b/w drawings by Harrison Cady. More than suitable for gift giving. View more info

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Blacky The Crow Green Forest Series

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller Id: 30244

Condition: Very Good +


Blue boards with black lettering, private bookplate on fep and embossed address stamp on frontice. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, light watermark at head of boards and along upper edge of chipped, dj which is sunned at edges and missing 90% of the front fold in panel. Spine of dj sun bleached and chipped at head 1/2". Displays ok in new mylar. Library call sticker on backstrip of dj, no other exlib markings. Early version with four glossy b/w plates by Harrison C... View more info