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An Arkful of Animals

By: Cole, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37889

ISBN: 039527205X

Condition: Near Fine


Exlib reprint hardcover in tan pictorial boards with minimal wear. Unclipped dust jacket has been taped to book & has a discreet call tag (white on white) and two library stamps on rear panel which have been marked through otherwise shows well. A few library stamps through-out the 88 pages which are tight & bright with no tears or other marks. A collection of poems by famous poets featuring owls, elephants, and other familiar and fanciful creatures. View more info

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Chants for Children A Collection of Rhymes and Ditties

By: Colgin, Mary Lou, Compiler; Moceyunas, Sheila, Designer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MD, Gryphon House: 1982

Seller Id: 34728

ISBN: 0960458212

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing spiral bound glossy red card cover paperback with white titles. Very light curl at tips. 76 pp text as new. Illustrated throughout with black & white art reproductions. Covers clean, minor edge wear. No sheet music for Chants, - words only. Poems with Creatures, Numbers and ABC's, Food, Nursery Rhymes, People Plus, Holidays and Seasons, Response Chants. Also includes: Index of First Lines and Bibliography plus several pages for notes. Gift quality offering. View more info

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Wonder Book of Mother Goose

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33425

ISBN: 0517162903

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with gilt title spine. Unclipped dj in new mylar is in mint condition, as is this unread, as new book. 240 pp. A collection of nursery rhymes, illustrated both in color and black and white, including an index of first lines. Huge volume with hundreds of poems profusely illustrated with b/w line drawings. Includes: A Frog He Would A-wooing Go, Hot-cross Buns, Peas Porridge Hot, and hundreds more. Reprint of the 1919 edition. Gift quality volume. View more info

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Welcome Baby

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $17.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37248

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback in glossy covers. 24 pp text tight and bright with trace of soil on some pages. Negligible wear on tips of illustrated covers. Book published by Ideals. Touch of rust on spine staples not noticeable from the outside. Rare gift book to give to the parents of a newborn. No name in space provided. An assortment of uplifting, sometimes spiritual poems by different authors. Each poem and frt cover has vignette illustrations by Elsie Carroll, along with color illustrations placed here and there by Ideals. View more info

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Spring Poets '90

By: Compilation Authored - 16 Contributors

Price: $17.00

Publisher: PA, Bodacious Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23202

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback shows negligible surface wear, 56 pp text tight and bright with two pages that have brief bios of the authors in rear. 16 different authors included in this volume. Off white card covers have a sketch of the classic statue" The Thinker" on rear and a companion drawing of a woman in the same pose on frt cover. A myriad of topics including one poem that is written oriental style starting from the right side of the page and reading down each line, moving left, but in english language, not chinese characters. View more info

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The Mystic and The Romantic SIGNED

By: Conklin, Clifford

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Clifford Conklin: 1969

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38618

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in dark blue cloth boards showing light marks on front and back panels, 1" square sticker pull on front paste down very hard to detect (white on off white pastedown). Author's presentation copy, SIGNED on fep: "To Jim & Mary Best Regards Cliff 4/17/86". 40 pages of tight and bright text. As the title portrays, a lovely collections of poetry separated into three parts. Part 1. Mystic (pages 5 - 18) includes: Chaos to Chaos, The Infinite Eye, Drip of the Mind, The Mist, Many Times a Thought is Spoken, Everywhere, Seasons, Passing By An Open Door, ... View more info

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Animal Poems for Children

By: Conyers, DeWitt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Merrigold Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46274

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition paperback with a light bump to upper tip of covers & pages. 22 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Cats, Dogs, Birds, Farm Animals... they are all here served up with sweet prose and rhymes. No ISBN found in book. View more info

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Give Me Poetry A Collection of Poems, Odes and Songs Written By Patrick Henry's Children

By: Couvillon, Mark: Compiled and Transcribed

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1999

Seller Id: 21994

Condition: Very Good +


Solid 60 pp stapled paperback with some coffee spill marks on back cover. The font chosen for text is not cursive but a bit fancier than regular "ariel" or the like. Among the Henry family Papers preserved within the archives of the Virginia State Library is a collection of poems written by Patrick Henry's children. These works are beautiful examples of youthful hope and optimism penned at a time when our country was as young as the authors themselves. Filled with flowery descriptions of nature and love, the verse composed by Henry's children reflects the more formal style of the p... View more info

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The Diverting History of John Gilpin

By: Cowper, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38301

ISBN: 0200716336

Condition: Very Good


Reprint off-white pictorial hardcover has light soil stains and a 1 x .50" nibble on backstrip of dj, and upper layer of paper on boards. Price clipped dj is age-toned ecru. 32 pages are tight & bright with no tears or writing but does have one light glue line on front & rear paste downs. When John Gilpin and his wife decide to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary by a trip to the Bell at Edmonton, they are unprepared for his fantastic ride when he loses control of his horse and ends up going 20 miles beyond it to Ware, and then back again. View more info

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Gems I Love To Share

By: Crowley, Dale

Price: $27.00

Publisher: DC, Privately Printed:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31254

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition paperback in beige card covers with black lettering. Former owners gift dedication on fep. A collection of approx 65 poems and snippets, religious in nature, coupled with a few family b/w photographs. 195 pp. Rare item in fab shape. Dale Crowley is the wife of a pastor and mother to two evangelical sons. Gleaned from many sources, thousands of requests have been made for these inspiring verses. View more info

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Life's Great Show Poems for Tomorrow's Men and Women

By: Curtiss, Vienna Ione

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CA, John T. McInnis Printing & Publishing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30463

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in orange cloth with blue titles and line drawings, 102 pp text as new. No dj. One of a set of three companion volumes all authored by Vienna Ione Curtiss. They are filled with inspiring prose for youngsters. View more info

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Mrs. Cole on an Onion Roll SIGNED

By: Dakos, Kalli

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22789

ISBN: 0439133343

Condition: As New


Gift quality copy, SIGNED to nobody in particular by author on inside cover: "Have Fun with These Poems and Write Some of Your Own Kalli Dakos March 1986". As new 40 page collection of poems about school days. View more info

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Late Lark Singing

By: Daly, T. A.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27726

Condition: Good


1946 1st edition hardcover in green cloth bumped at spine ends, watermarked endpapers, no musty smell or damage within the 61 p. text. Unclipped DJ in new mylar tatty at head of spine with few small closed tears, one small chip at rear corner of dj panel, flaps watermarked. "Few writers", says Christopher Morley, "have ever exposed with more winning frankness certain private and household emotions." Late Lark Singing, a collection of verse written during recent years shows Daly at his best - sensitive, lyric, and witty. View more info

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Marguerite de Angeli's Book Of Nursery And Mother Goose Rhymes

By: de Angeli, Marguerite

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Doublday & Co.: 1954

Seller Id: 34788

ISBN: 038506246X

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful color illustrated boards with wrap-around art. Tips sharp with color loss, spine ends bumped and brushed with a quarter inch closed tear at head of spine. 192 pp text has clear cello tape rems, a small sticker pull and a couple of light surface scratches on plain white inside cover from formerly placed bookplate. No dj, Not exlib. 376 rhymes with more than 200 color & BW illustrations. Published 1954 by Doubleday, this is the 17th printing. View more info

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Riding Rhymes for Young Riders

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Bond Wheelwright: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28809

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous book! Corners barely brushed, no writing, soil or tears on the tight, crisp 67 pp text. Gilt illustration on front cover by Brown. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows chips and loss. Loaded with fabulous Paul Brown line drawings. A picture book with poems written to supplement the author's young sons' practical knowledge of horses and horsemanship in a 'painless and even appealing manner. View more info

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Riding Rhymes for Young Riders

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $67.00

Publisher: NY, Bond Wheelwright: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28810

Condition: Good


VG 1st edition Exlib hardcover w/rubbed corners, clear tape along backstrip, spine ends chipped. Pocket pulled but all pages present. Gilt illustration on front cover by Brown. 67 pp. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows chips and loss. Paul Brown line drawings on every page. A picture book with poems written to supplement the Colonel's young sons' practical knowledge of horses and horsemanship in a 'painless and even appealing manner. View more info

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A Book of Bestial Nonsense

By: Drew, Simon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors' Club: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 29094

ISBN: 1851490418

Condition: As New


Combines a collection of elegant drawings of birds & beasts with piquant rhymes. Amusement from the absurdity of playing around with words. Slick boards with matching pictorial dj. Fabulous, crisp, unmarked copy. More than suitable for gift-giving. 48 pgs View more info

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I Rode The Black Horse Far Away

By: Eastwick, Ivy O.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Abington Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 9122

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover with rubbed corners w/boards showing, 63 pp text tight and clean w/minor imperfections. Paste-on illustration on cover shows surface wear but still displays well. 63 pp of poems. Solid working copy, not pretty but all there. View more info

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The Igloo

By: Edwards, Clint

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Igloo Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28693

ISBN: 096551840X

Condition: As New


1st edition black cloth hardcover with bright gilt titles 101 pp. Internally as new, crisp and unread. Glossy dj in new mylar shows negligible wear at very tips from storage, one .50" closed tear at head of rear panel. Gift quality, collectible book of poetry by Spotsylvania Virginia author Clint Edwards. View more info

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Listen and Play Rhymes One

By: Edwards, Dorothy

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Children's Books Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16412

ISBN: 0416203809

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with crisp tight text that shows two faint soil marks on last page, boards mint although somewhat yellowed if they started out as white. Gift quality landscape format book filled with adorable art and 12 interesting poems for little ones. View more info