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Is Somewhere Always Far Away

By: Jacobs, Leland B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, A Holt Owlet Book: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21510

ISBN: 0030866227

Condition: Very Good


1st edition landscape format paperback showing bumped tips with color loss, one stray pen mark and one tiny bit of clear tape over foot of spine. Not exlib. 48 pp text is crisp & tight, no names, tears or soil. In a delightful collection of new verses, Leland Jacobs captures the special things about certain places that distinguish them as "somewhere," Whatever their subject, all the poems are marked by gentle humor, charming detail, and an engagingly lively rhyme that make them perfect for reading aloud. View more info

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The Music of What Happens Poems That Tell Stories

By: Janeczko, Paul B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Orchard Book: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23617

ISBN: 0531083578

Condition: Very Good


1st edition clean exlib hardcover in unclipped dj. Pastel pink paper covered boards with blue cloth spine and gilt titles. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. All pages and pocket present and few xlib stamps inside. A 188 pp collection of bitter-sweet, thought-provoking poems by a variety of modern authors. Children's poems. View more info

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Three Jovial Huntsmen A Mother Goose Rhyme

By: Jeffers, Susan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Troll: 1973

Seller Id: 13260

Condition: Near Fine


Very good 30 pp paperback. Comically oblivious to the array of softly camouflaged animals around them, a trio of nattily attired, incompetent huntsmen make their way through a shadowy forest and an open field. Reminds me of the three blokes in "The Last of the Summer Wine" "Brit-com." A Caldecott Honor book. View more info

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Mother Goose If Wishes Were Horses and Other Rhymes

By: Jeffers, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton/ Unicorn Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45638

ISBN: 0525443258

Condition: Near Fine


1st Unicorn paperback with complete number line. Gift quality offering in glossy illustrated covers that show negligible wear, 28 pp text crisp, unmarked and filled with Jeffers' lovely artwork includes foxhunting and ladies riding aside. Poems include: If wishes were horses, Ride away!, This is the way the ladies ride, A farmer went trotting, Shoe the little horse, Ride a cockhorse to Banbury Cross, One white foot, buy him!, Field horses. View more info

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Life's Picture SIGNED

By: Johnson, Lois Brooks

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 37476

Condition: Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in navy paper covered boards with silver spine title that shows beautifully. Dust jacket has a 1" closed tear with a small crease along top edge and an half inch chip at head of spine and front gutter (1" x 1/2"). Looks great in new mylar. Presented to Maynard Crawley with "Life is precious, make the most of it" "May God continue to guide and direct your path" and then signed by the author. 33 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A book of poetry which shares some of the authors personal experi... View more info

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Dean's Mother Goose Book of Rhymes

By: Johnstone, Janet & Anne Grahame

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Playmore Inc.: 1977

Seller Id: 41353

Condition: Good +


Illustrated hard cover; lightly rubbed on edges, tips and spine; gutter paper split, no structural damage (see image). Clean, crisp text, with no writing or blemishes. Sit back and enjoy this 176 pg. colorfully illustrated book and share with your child the memories of your favorite Mother Goose rhymes. Nursery rhymes are a time tested favorite for young and old. View more info

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Toddlers' Book of Nursery Rhymes

By: Johnstone, Janet & Anne Grahame Illustrators

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Playmore, Inc./ Dean & Son Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43664

Condition: Good


1st edition board book showing color loss at tips, lightly rubbed head of cloth backstrip. Name on rear cover, erased and faint pencil marks.10 board pages. Illustrated by Janet & Anne Grahame Johnstone although not stated, clearly their work in this Dean board book #1440. View more info

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Animal Limericks TWICE SIGNED

By: Jones, Decatur; Wingo, Marguerite Teachum

Price: $27.00

Publisher: VA, The Writing Circle of Westminster-Canterbury House: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 19467

Condition: As New


Fine 2nd printing paperback signed by author & illustrator. Gift quality 26 pp book filled with line drawings you can color. View more info

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Month by Month: A Care Bear Book of Poems

By: Katz, Bobbi

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Random House Children's Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33448

ISBN: 0394871847

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with 1" x 1/2" crossed out name near head of front pane but of age-toning on coversl. 32 pp text is crisp and unmarked and in very good condition. The Care Bears present a collection of poems focusing on each month of the year. View more info

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The Works of John Keats

By: Keats, John; Intro By Harold Edgar Briggs

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Black's Readers Service Company: 1951

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 7336

Condition: Near Fine


Revised hardcover corners barely brushed, 515 pg. text tight and bright w/former name stamp on fep. View more info

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Breathing In Bleach

By: Kennedy, Patrick; Author/ Shannon Keller & Dave Saulnier Editors

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, Troubleman Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45793

Condition: Fine


First edition soft cover is as new in burgundy card covers w/black title. 55 pp. Ugly Publications printed on last page. Selected writing from Late '91 - Early '92 by poet/muse Patrick Kennedy. No names, tears or soil. Gift quality book of sometimes dark poems. View more info

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The Search Poetry of Cecil D. Kielley SIGNED

By: Kielley, Cecil D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: WI, Poplar Press in Cooperation with R. Bruce Allison: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 44078

ISBN: 0913370126

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with lengthy gift dedication to an un-named child and her parents on page opposite title page. Tight, crisp, little used book with bit of paper pull on pastedns from formerly glued down flaps which have been carefully lifted to place the dj in a brand new mylar sleeve. Tomato red cloth boards with bright gilt title. Tips and spine ends sharp, inner hinges fine, no page tears or soil. 55 pp Wisconsiner Kielley's beloved Kickapoo Valley and Dakota prairies weave their enchantment throughout his poetry and prose. He lives in Madison, WI on the shores of Lake Monona. View more info

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Recessional A Victorian Ode

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, M.F. Mansfield & A Wessels: 1899

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 27790

Condition: Very Good


One of five hundred copies printed on Windsor deckle edge paper with decorative embellishments by Blanche MaManus Tan, cloth covered boards with a lovely red and gilt illustration of five men in royal attire blowing gilt horns with flags of rampant lions hanging from their long horns. Text is heavy parchment pages with decorations in red. Light age toning to endpapers, bit of soil on ecru colored cloth boards, light rubbing to tips, one page age toned from a laid in paper, now gone. It is a series of progressive scenes in red line drawings on ecru paper followed by a page of about a paragraph ... View more info

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Clouds Of Time SIGNED

By: Knaak, Nancy Katherine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Exposition Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36640

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in beige cloth with rust lettering, tips sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Signed by author on fep. Non-authorial gift dedication as well, else fine. 64 pp. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows negligible color loss at tips, one tidy closed tear at foot of frt panel. View more info

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In The Middle of the Trees

By: Kuskin, Karla

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 27198

Condition: Fair


1st edition hardcover with moderate surface soil, corners rubbed, paste-on art on frt board soiled and has one small chip in the edge of the image, 39 pp text tight and bright. All pages and pocket present. Simple poems about simple and seasonal things. View more info

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Nursery Rhymes Book 1 One

By: Langley, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Picture Lions: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10499

Condition: Good


Revised paperback wtih a bit of creasing along spine, few page tips folded in from being bumped, now unfolded. 32 pp text clean, no names, not exlib. A selection of nursery rhymes taken from "The Collins Book of Nursery Rhymes". The rhymes are grouped thematically, and every one is illustrated in the book. View more info

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Memories and Hopes

By: LaPrade, Benjamin B.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 11844

ISBN: 0533023114

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in dj. 51 pp text flawless. DJ shows surface wear, yellowing on ecru rear dj panel, few short closed tears, displays well in new mylar. A selection from the writings of Benjamin B. LaPrade amply shows the sensitivity, keenness of observation, and versatility of expression. View more info

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Mice Are Nice

By: Larrick, Nancy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36903

ISBN: 039921495X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover& dj with light wear at tips. Internally flawless save for one micro date on rear endpaper. Not exlib. 48 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. View more info

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Naminals

By: Laverick, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MT, T. H. A. R. Institute: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 7672

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback with light corner wear, faint sticker glue spot on cover, 48 pp text tight and bright. Cute animal rhymes. A color me / read me series book. View more info

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Poems

By: Lazzaro, Victor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Wonder Books: 1965

Seller Id: 5275

Condition: Good


Boards worn and soiled with the 107 of 107 word vocabulary colored in with pen on cover, few stray pen marks on boards, 24 pp text is crisp and bright. Name on fep. View more info