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Image for The Turquoise Horse  Prose & Poems of the American Indian

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

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Side By Side Poems to Read Together

By: Hopkins, Lee Bennett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Seller Id: 42657

ISBN: 0671635794

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 3rd printing glossy hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends, 80 pp text as new, appears unread. Not exlib. No dj. A collection of poems especially chosen to be read aloud, by authors ranging from Lewis Caroll and Robert Louis Stevenson to Gwendolyn Brooks and David McCord. View more info

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Poems to Remember

By: Hopkins, Lee Bennett, Selected By

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37530

Condition: Near Fine


Pocket size paperback stated first printing 1973 on inside cover, but frt cover has 1974 stamped on it. Booklet is in wonderful condition save for small chip on rear cover lower fore edge. 28 pp text is tight & age toned with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A collection of favorite poems authored by various folks. View more info

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Time to Shout Poems for You

By: Hopkins, Lee Bennett; Arenstein, Misha

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1973

Seller Id: 42031

Condition: Very Good +


First printing uncreased paperback with one break in spine from a sideways bend, small rub to rear of foot of spine, name on inside cover, 95 pp unmarked and browned but not brittle. View more info

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The Short Fat Hairy Dog and Other Stories

By: Hopwood, Clive; Milne, Pat

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, World International Publishing Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10494

ISBN: 0723555516

Condition: Very Good


Glossy first edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. No writing within the 28 pp text. faint foxing on illustrated endpprs. A Little Owl Fun-Time Reader with 7 stories in rhyme for kiddos. Includes: The Short, Fat, Hairy Dog, Bunnies, The Ark, The Dormouse, The Animal Orchestra, Cows, The Night Visitor. View more info

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ABC and Counting Rhymes

By: Horton, Mary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Wonder Books: 1963

Seller Id: 40940

Condition: Good


Nice undated hardcover with color loss at lightly rubbed tips. Name on inside cover in space provided. Page block wavy at first half of 20 pp book but no musty smell. Solid reading copy, not exlib. No indication of edition or printing. No dates or code letters found save for number 4 near head of front spine gutter. View more info

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Berkshire Vale

By: Howe-Nurse, Wilfred

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Basil Blackwell: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45825

Condition: Very Good


Lovely full page b/w plates, illustrated endpps and marginal vignettes pertaining to the English countryside and it's charms. Shepherds, Border collies, draft horses pulling wagons or ploughs working the field, solitude along a country lane, beguiling thatched roof cottages all in Cecil's gifted hand. Beige cloth boards with spine ends bumped, lower spine end more so than upper, tips fairly sharp, inner hinges fine. Pasted on art to frt board as published. Unclipped (and unpriced) dust jacket is a professional reproduction that shows loss at all extremities including most of the backstrip,... View more info

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Old Mother Hubbard's Children's Treasury

By: Hubbard, Old Mother

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1988

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 24942

ISBN: 1851701621

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with light surface soil and edgewear, few small corner folds, else tight and bright.48 pp. View more info

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Yes No Perhaps Maybe No Yes

By: Huck, Charlotte

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Scott Foresman: 1971

Seller Id: 28995

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover exlib with three crossed out stamps on first few pages but no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Level 5 Scott Foresman Reading Systems. 72 pp of poems and stories in rhyme. View more info

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Just My Size

By: Huck, Charlotte S.; Jenkins, William A.; Pyle, Wilma J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IL, Scott, Foresman and Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15755

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover showing negligible surface wear, Level 1 in the Reading Systems. 64 pp. View more info

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Sing a Song of People

By: Huck, Charlotte S.; Jenkins, William A.; Pyle, Wilma J.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: IL, Scott, Foresman and Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39792

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in cloth covered boards, illustrated in color, 72 pp rhyming text crisp and unmarked. View more info

Image for My Poetry Book  An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls

My Poetry Book An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls

By: Huffard, Grace Thompson; Carlisle, Laura Mae; Ferris, Helen

Price: $17.00

Publisher: IL, John C. Winston: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23976

Condition: Near Fine


1948 edition, first was 1934. Lovely blue cloth hardcover with black titles on cover/spine, corners still fairly sharp, spine ends bumped. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows 1/18" loss at spine ends, three micro chips at head of dj panel, displays beautifully with pink/black floral design and scrolling lettering on white background. 504 pp text has 20 illustrations by Pogany, 8 of which are full color plates on glossy paper. Age-toned endpps but no names, tears or soil One age toned spot from vintage news clipping laid in. More than suitable for gift-giving. View more info

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Our Slips are Showing Light Verse and Stories From A Woman's Point of View

By: Hughes, Mary Dawson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MO, Hallmark Editions: 1969

Seller Id: 35425

ISBN: 0875290035

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover book with sharp tips and spine ends. Price-clipped glossy illustrated dj has a crescent shaped 1" bit missing from head of rear dj panel, as well as rubbing at spine ends and tips. DJ now in new mylar and displays well. One of those darling little gift books published by Hallmark that sold in the card department of the local W.W.Woolworth, etc. Cute period style drawings of goofy little "goyles" in shades of green polka dot scarves, mini skirts, big blossoming hats etc, all put to prose and ready to entertain. No names, tears or soil within the 61 pp. Gift quality. View more info

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Out and About

By: Hughes, Shirley

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 20356

ISBN: 0744514223

Condition: Very Good


Reprint paperback with corners slightly bumped. 48 pp text has no names, tears or soil. There is yellowed but not brittle adhesive tape on both inner hinges, page block popped out of the staples. This is the only real defect here but his book is more than readable, usable. These eighteen richly illustrated poems feature the same characters, a small girl and her baby brother, as previous titles in the Nursery Collection series. Romping through the changing seasons, the two children take pleasure in the different elements and the weather conditions-- sunshine, wind, rain, mist, snow--From the ... View more info

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Selected Poems 1942 - 1952

By: Hull, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Brigant Press: 1954

Seller Id: 10026

Condition: Good +


Tight paperback with color loss on covers, 130 pp text appears unread, no spine creases. View more info

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See Liz She Spins SIGNED

By: Ingoldsby, Pat

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Dublin, Willow Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32592

ISBN: 0952305232

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible, gift-quality 1st edition. Fine uncreased glossy paperback with black covers and bright gilt titles shows light surface wear and a few scratches. Author's presentation copy: "Lots of Love Come to You! Pat 23/12/99". 152 pg of poems from this talented Irish poetess. View more info

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The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe with a Memoir by J. H. Ingram

By: Ingram, J. H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, John W. Lovell Company:

Seller Id: 44938

Condition: Fair


Marbled boards rubbed round, leather backed spine has old tape over. No date found, circa 1890. Floral endpps. Ink phone number on fep. 260 pp. Solid reading copy, not pretty but all there. Very uncommon publisher for this classic work. View more info