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Leopards on Mars

By: Edwards, Richard

Price: $17.00

Publisher: England, Viking: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 14815

ISBN: 0670838217

Condition: Very Good


1st edition ex-library hardcover with lightly bumped spine ends, corners still sharp, pocket pulled but all pages present. Few library stamps, white-out on feps. 80 pp filled with humorous prose and b/w illustrations. 'Surely the best poet for children to have emerged in the last decade' - Sunday Telegraph (from cover). View more info

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Weird Pet Poems

By: Evans, Dilys

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 2002

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 12526

ISBN: 0590033867

Condition: Fine


Revised edition paperback with light curl to tips, 39 pp text unmarked. Two page colorful illustrations to accompany each poem. Humorous poetic look at which pet to choose when you're 8 years old. View more info

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Bits of Colored Glass SIGNED

By: Faulkner, Donald

Price: $17.00

Publisher: OH, Onyx Publishing Co: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40635

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright 1st edition hardcover in black boards with silver gilt titles. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Signed by author on fep: To Nancy, Donald Faulkner". 72 pp text has a few round stained glass windows like on the jacket at the start of a few chapters, else, no illustrations. Unclipped white background dj shows discoloration and rubs/small chips at extremities, now protected in new mylar. The author's fourth book of poetry. From the author's preface: "Here are bits of colored glass That caught the eye of a rhyming scout As down the road he trod. Here are bits o... View more info

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Happiness is Everyday A Day-By-Day Guide To A Happy Week

By: Fewings, Fredric

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Roger Schlesinger: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15180

ISBN: 0850931789

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards and glossy pictorial dj. 32 pp. Each day has its purpose, its problems, its pleasures. In his inimitable way, Fredric Fewings offers some good-humored advice to the very young (and to their parents) how best to make each day of the week a golden opportunity for bringing happiness to themselves and to everyone they meet. Not least of the delights are the charming drawings of John Lathey, which decorate these pages. View more info

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I Like Weather

By: Fisher, Aileen

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1960

Seller Id: 37041

ISBN: 0690431295

Condition: Very Good +


Yellow illustrated cloth hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends, 32 pp text is crisp and bright but no proper title page nor one appears to be removed. Darling illustrated endpps. Price clipped dj in new mylar shows few small chips & closed tears but displays well. NOT exlib. No individual poem titles listed. Book rambles on about different seasons and weather conditions Really cute color illustrations. Gift quality volume. View more info

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The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam

By: Fitzgerald, Edward Translator

Price: $127.00

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: 1903

Seller Id: 28804

Condition: Good


Lovely embossed leather boards with darkened foot of backstrip, foot of spine chipped, front cover for all practical purposes is detached. Gift dedication on fep dated 1903. Marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, 120 page block tight and bright. Name/date on fep. Tiny volume measures 5 1/4" tall x 2 3/4" wide. 1903. Fitzgerald translates the first, second, and fourth editions and includes pages of notes in rear. Super rare edition of this world famous poem. View more info

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Another Road, Another Time

By: Flues, Gil

Price: $100.00

Publisher: MD, The Bulltiger Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 23615

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback states book is a limited numbered edition but we find no number within. Clean ecru card covers, 87 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Book is dedicated & signed by Flues on half title page: "For Alice - Who lives just down the street and is a favorite neighbor. Gil Flues". Gift quality offering. View more info

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Patterns of Descent Poems By Richard Foerster SIGNED

By: Foerster, Richard

Price: $17.00

Publisher: WA, Orchises: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33804

ISBN: 0914061364

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in grey cloth with gold author's initials and spine title. Spine ends and tips sharp. Unclipped jacket is new mylar is mint. Gift quality presentation copy signed by author, "To Deborah's friend, Steve, on his birthday with every best wish. Richard Forester, 9-18-96". 94 pp text crisp and unmarked. This densely written book is filled with verbal images of water and water birds, growing plants, and flowers, and it is haunted by images of ghosts, the bedrock of memory, and the passion of uncertainty. View more info

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Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland

By: Fontane, Thodor; Translated By Elizabeth Shub

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1969

Seller Id: 13816

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing hardcover (so stated) no jacket. Ex-lib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Tips and spine ends sharp, boards clean. Trace of a call tag remains on backstrip. No dj. 32 pp text tight and bright. Told in rhyme is the story of Sir Ribbeck and his pear tree. He generously offers his pears to all. Knowing his heir is not as generous, he requests a pear to be buried beside him. While the heir fences off the pear tree so as not to share its fruit, a new tree grows at Ribbeck's graveside. Wonderful woodcuts by Nonny Hogrogian decorate this timeless tale based on a 19th century ... View more info

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This Little Piggy

By: Fraser, Phyllis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1942, Golden Book: 1992

Seller Id: 3997

ISBN: 0307301036

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hardback w/light wear to extremities and cover, 42 pp text tight and bright. Crossed out name in space provided. Index of poems in rear. This is a commemorative facsimile edition published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Little Golden Books. 36 different counting rhymes for you to enjoy with your little one. View more info

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Horace's Satires and Epistles

By: Fuchs, Jacob, Translator; Intro by William S. Anderson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 5109

ISBN: 0393044793

Condition: Fine


Near fine 1st edition green cloth hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib. Illust corner clipped dj in mylar with few small closed tears and white parts are now yellowed. Still more than presentable. No names or writing within the 105 pp text which is on the small side. View more info

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Mother Goose

By: Fujikawa, Gyo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27971

ISBN: 0448018101

Condition: Very Good


This book came in two page counts. This is the larger deluxe format with 125 pages. A reprint hardcover with bumped spine ends, tips lightly rubbed, one crack through frt gutter, gift dedication on fep, no ownership names in spaces provided. View more info

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Mother Goose

By: Fujikawa, Gyo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41864

ISBN: 0448018101

Condition: Very Good


This book came in two page counts. This is the smaller format with 77 pages. A reprint hardcover with bumped spine ends, tips lightly rubbed, no ownership names in spaces provided. Really pretty full color endpapers. View more info

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The Cat Goes Fiddle-i-Fee

By: Galdone, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Clarion Books: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 27383

ISBN: 0899193366

Condition: Near Fine


Book club edition hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards. Spine ends and tips sharp. One tiny name on solid green pastedown is barely visible, else no writing, tears or soil in the 40 pp text. An old English rhyme names all the animals a farm boy feeds on his daily rounds. View more info

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Marl Amulet 2003 Volume 6, Number One 2002-2003

By: Gendreau, Rachel; Gopalan, Menaka Editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, Students of Wakefield School: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22927

ISBN: 0764150685

Condition: Fine


As new, 1st edition 48 page paperback book of illustrated poems written by children of The Wakefield School, The Plains, VA. View more info

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The Alaska Mother Goose and North Country Nursery Rhymes SIGNED

By: Gill, Shelley

Price: $7.00

Publisher: AK, Paws IV Publishing: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33817

ISBN: 0934007020

Condition: Fine


10th printing paperback is as new save for author's presentation note, signed on title page: "Mary Ann, Enjoy the goose and flying moose! Shelley Gill, 1999" 36 pp. A collection of nursery rhymes with a northern flair includes a teacher resource guide and a glossary of facts about each animal mentioned. It is certainly the first time I've read a poem about a wolverine. "Old wolverine is very cross, as he sulks in his bed of reindeer moss. In a stinky swamp his day was spent, now he's lost his musky scent". View more info

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Family and Greeting Card Type Poems That Will "Live" Within Your Heart. Humorous, Dramatic, Inspirational

By: Gillespie, Frank M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32698

Condition: As New


Tight bright 70 pg, 1st edition stapled paperback in bright yellow covers. No names tears or soil. Lovely, collectible book of poems. View more info

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No Limits To Your Dreaming TWICE SIGNED

By: Glover, McShane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Printed: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 32858

Condition: Fine


Brilliant, crisp 1st edition stapled 64 pg paperback of love poems. Signed by author and illustrator on inside cover. View more info

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Eggs Amen! Verses By John Goldthwaite

By: Goldthwaite, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harlin Quist: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40296

ISBN: 0825201349

Condition: Near Fine


Bizarre story, per usual from Harlin Quist, 32 pp. Brightly illustrated, 1st edition paperback. Card covers show light rubs to tips. No names, tears or soil within. View more info

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You'll Love Paris SIGNED

By: Gordon, Donald B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 29848

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback, Author's presentation copy signed on inside cover To Eleanor, Best Wishes Donald B. Gordon. Laid in is a post card from author's wife to book recipient. Lovely copy inside and out. Light blue card covers sunned or age toned at periphery. 57 pp of verses. View more info