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Vernon Grant's Mother Goose

By: Grant, Vernon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41171

ISBN: 0810941287

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Internally flawless. Collectible, gift-quality copy includes 23 poems on 32 pp. View more info

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Nursery Rhyme Classics

By: Greenaway, Kate

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16910

ISBN: 0712634649

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition glossy pictorial hardcover in matching unclipped dj. Illustrated endpps, 140 pp text as new. Couldn't want for a nicer copy of this lavishly illustrated book of poems for children. View more info

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Under the Window

By: Greenaway, Kate

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Robert Frederick Ltd: 1993

Seller Id: 18559

ISBN: 185081094X

Condition: Fine


Lovely hardcover with padded illustrated boards. 41 pp crisp and unmarked. View more info

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Kate Greenaway's Marigold Garden

By: Greenaway, Kate

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Grange Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 22618

ISBN: 185627540X

Condition: Fine


Fine reprint hardcover in dj. 62 p, illust including full page color plates. Stunning trip down yesteryear's memory lane. Reprint of a book originally issued circa 1846. Many colored illus along with Greenaway's rhymes about garden parties, wall tops, dancing, street shows, & teas. View more info

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Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes

By: Greenaway, Kate

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Merrimack:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 43739

Condition: Near Fine


Undated but modern reprint of the original engravings printed by Edmund Evans. Each page with a full color plate by Kate Greenaway. Not exlib. Small book is 5" x 7" and has 48 pp. Paper covered boards with cloth covered spine have a trellis design with the word Mother Goose. Faint finger soil on cream dj has one closed tear on foot of frt panel and small chip. 1996S printed on foot of rear pastedown. View more info

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From Sunrise to Sunset in Podunk

By: Griffith, Logan Glassgow

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, B. Theodore Anderson:

Seller Id: 22000

Condition: Near Fine


A 16 pp collection of original poems by Logan Glassgow Griffith, a former County Judge of Christian County, Illinois and a fourth generation Mason and his great-grandfather founded the Pana lodge in 1856. . Book is in near fine condition with faint sunning along stapled spine. Printed by publisher on inside cover is the following: Dedicated to the Masonic Fraternity and more especially to Pana Lodge, No. 226 A. F. and A. M. Pana, Illinois. Last page is a black & white photo of the Illinois Masonic Home, Sulliivan, IL. 15 one page poems with index in rear. Gift quality and super uncommo... View more info

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Animal Nursery Rhymes

By: Hall, Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 31987

ISBN: 067107573X

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint hardcover with gift dedication on inside cover, tiny bit of finger soil on upper tip of plain yellow fep, 93 pg text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped (and unpriced) colorfully illustrated dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Born in Doncaster, England, Douglas Hall has found a delightful new way of looking at classic nursery rhymes. Traditional and much-loved characters appear as animals in this beautiful book: Bo-Peep is a sheepdog, Old King Cole is a hippopotamus and Bobby Shaftoe is a very fine lion. View more info

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Little Miss Naughty's Nursery Rhymes

By: Hargreaves, Roger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CA, Price/Stern/Sloan: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29846

ISBN: 0843108681

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover with rubbed tips, 8 heavy stock board pages with some stray pen doodles on 3 pp that don't obscure the reading.. Complete working copy. View more info

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Touch My Words Hear My Feelings

By: Harley, Charles A.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MA, CC&T Publishing Co: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31165

Condition: Fine


Rare paperback collection of 21 poems for adults on 56 pages. Faint pencil line on cover, else fine. View more info

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The Pleasures of Childhood

By: Harvey, Gail

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Gramercy: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 3223

ISBN: 0517077531

Condition: Near Fine


Charming illustrated 1st edition hardcover w/illustrated endpapers. 54 pp text tight and bright without former owners marks but there is a small red remainder mark on foot of page block. DJ in mylar has a barely visible triangular 1/16" tear at foot of spine. Gift quality volume is a delightful selection of poems and prose, written by some of the world's great poets and novelists. View more info

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Complete 5 Book Series: Level 1, Preschool - K. Jen the Hen, Mig the Pig, Pat the Cat, Tog the Dog, Zug the Bug.

By: Hawkins, Colin

Price: $67.00

Publisher: NY, Dorling Kindersley: 1995

Seller Id: 45597

ISBN: 0732251540

Condition: Near Fine


Complete 5 hardcover book series: Level 1 Preschool - K. Glossy hardcovers without names or tears, corners and spine ends sharp. Text clean, all fold out pages fine, suitable for gift giving. All 5 ship for one price. "Just the thing for beginner readers as they help your children learn in a completely painless way." - Parents magazine. All books have a simple plot, example: Mig the Pig meets with adventure while wearing a wig and riding in a gig. Turning the narrower pages in the center of the book changes the first letter of the rhyming words. Highly collectible, best-selling ... View more info

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In The Absence of Horses

By: Hearne, Vicki

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NJ, Princeton University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23200

ISBN: 0691014094

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface wear from storage, 102 pp text appears unread. One of the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets. Includes 50 poems on various subjects, only two seem to be about horses. View more info

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The Sunshine Book Medallion Edition Prose and Poetry

By: Henderson, Barbara; Garretson, Marion T. Weber, Frederick H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, L. W. Singer Co: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27724

Condition: Very Good


Yellow illustrated cloth reprint hardcover with brown medallion drawings and titles on both boards and backstrip. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, crossed out name and pencil on pastedown & fep, 440 pp text tight and bright. Not exlib. Although it is entitled Prose and Poetry, there are far more short stories in here than poems. View more info

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The Mountain-Bounder

By: Hoffman, Heinrich; Translated By Jack Prelutsky

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27669

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st printing hardcover in white background boards, in a dj with the same art as the book, dj is yellowed, now in new mylar has one small chip at head of rear panel. Tidy gift dedication on fep. Super funny poems and illustrations. Text in English by Prelutsky. Written by the author of Struwwelpeter, Dr. Heinrich Hoffman (1809 - 1894) was a German physician and poet. To amuse his children and young patients he would sketch little poems and pictures for them in a notebook. In this way he created the riotous cautionary tales which were published in 1845 as Struwwelpeter (Sloven... View more info

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The City and Country Mother Goose

By: Hoffman, Hilde

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, American Heritage Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 1957

ISBN: 0828150079

Condition: Very Good +


Not exlib. First edition. A wonderful book is in VG+ condition w/illustrated boards/no dj. Corners lightly rubbed, board beginning to show on spine end. 58 pp text is fine. View more info

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Disney's Mother Goose Rhymes

By: Holloway, Sterling Singer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Walt Disney Co.: 1979

Seller Id: 3648

Condition: Very Good


Paperback covers show light wear and few creases at lower fore-edge. 24 pp text tight, lacks the record. Vividly illustrated. A book of rhymes and songs. View more info

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The Turquoise Horse Prose & Poems of the American Indian

By: Hood, Flora

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26930

ISBN: 0399607447

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with lightly bumped tips in colorful white background boards, Internally as new save for tasteful feline bookplate on front pastedown. 32 pp plus Index of first lines in the book. Not exlib. View more info

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Merrily Comes Our Harvest In Poems for Thanksgiving

By: Hopkins, Lee Bennett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1978

Seller Id: 7940

ISBN: 0152531793

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 2nd printing hardcover in very good dust wrapper. Lightly bumped corners, 32 pp text fine. Dj in new mylar has a few closed small tears at upper edge and light color loss at tips, displays well in new mylar. 32 pp contains 20 poems with Thanksgiving themes. View more info

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Surprises

By: Hopkins, Lee Bennett

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 9382

ISBN: 0060225858

Condition: Very Good


Tight and bright first edition hard cover with ex-lib markings, all pages and pocket present. DJ has no call tag on spine, displays well in new mylar. Both dj flaps are clipped but price is still present at foot of frt flap. 64 pp. Thirty-eight poems offer beginning readers a chance to try some verse. With drawings that pack a lot of action, a friendly book that will connect with everyday lives and lend a little music along the way. View more info

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Kim's Place and Other Poems

By: Hopkins, Lee Bennett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36718

ISBN: 0030120810

Condition: Very Good +


Cocked exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Tight, bright text. Black X's drawn on endpapers. Unclipped dj in new mylar has no call letters but does have a small sticker pull on foot of spine (white background is barely noticeable, publisher's name finished in ink, see pic). Sixteen poems reflecting the life of the very young and attitudes about such things as rain, color, puppies, dreams, mirrors and fear. View more info