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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

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Granny's Little Rhyme Book

By: Le Mair, Henrietta Willebeek

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25312

ISBN: 0399221743

Condition: Very Good


Gorgeous 1st edition hardcover in pale lavender cloth with paste-on circle illustration and bright gilt titles. Authors name slightly worn on front cover. 24 pp text as new with darling illustrations on every page. Poems include: Oranges and Lemons Simple Simon I Saw Three Ships Jack and Jill Little Boy Blue Pat-a-Cake Goosey, Goosey, Gander Lavender's Blue Lucy Locket Georgie Porgie. View more info

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Mother's Little Rhyme Book A Collection of Favorite Nursery Rhymes

By: Le Mair, Henrietta Willebeek

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27601

ISBN: 0399221409

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with gift dedication on fep, barely noticable soil spot on frt cloth cover, else as new in mauve cloth boards with perfect paste-on picture and bright gilt titles. Poems include: Hickory, Dickory Dock Lazy Sheep, Pray Tell Me Why? Little Jack Horner Sing a Song of Sixpence Little Tommy Tucker The North Wind Doth Blow Little Bo-Peep Baa, Baa, Black Sheep Little Miss Muffett Sleep, Baby, Sleep. View more info

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Little Nature Verses

By: Le Pla, Fannie M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MA, The Christopher Publishing House: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44833

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth with blind stamped ruled edges and bright gilt titles but loss of outer layer of paper on foot of spine. 88 pp text crisp and unmarked with faintly foxed end pps. Unclipped yellow background dj in new mylar is illustrated all round with green line drawings of animals, insects, flowers, birds etc. It has a 1/2 x 3/4" chip at head of rear panel and 1/4" loss at head of spine that does not affect the title and tips and foot of frt panel show tiny bits of loss. Publisher put the original price on the foot of the dj (weird, first one I've seen). ... View more info

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Edward Lear's Nonsense Book A Dover Coloring Book

By: Lear, Edward

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26917

ISBN: 0486227448

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback coloring book with three of the images are neatly colored, corners of paperback covers lightly rubbed plus color loss at periphery, 46 pp text tight and bright. This book contains some of the most famous humorous illustrations and rhymes ever created. Both the words and the pictures are by Edward Lear. They originally appeared in two of his books: "A Book of Nonsense," which was first published in 1846, and "More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, Etc.; (1872). Edward was a painter and knew the importance and joy of color. Most likely, if he himself lef... View more info

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The Pelican Chorus and Other Nonsense Verses

By: Lear, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.:

Seller Id: 30808

ISBN: 0723205841

Condition: Very Good


Brilliant copy in green hardcover boards. Tape marks on illustrated endpapers and boards, tip edge of boards slightly sunned. 76 pp text fine, all pages and pocket present. Price clipped dj in new mylar shows no exlib marks, is complete and displays beautifully. Lavish, light-hearted full color plate illustrations and b/w line drawings throughout accompany the author's familiar nonsensical tales including: The Pelican Chorus, Mr. and Mrs Spikky Sparrow, The Table and the Chair, The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly, Mr. and Mrs. Discobbolos, The Two Old Bachelors, The Pobble Who Has No To... View more info

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There Was A Young Lady Whose Nose And Other Nonsense Rhymes

By: Lear, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Mynah/Random House: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34676

ISBN: 0091838320

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition 6" tall x 9" long. 125 p. Gift quality hardcover in matching illustrated unclipped dj with new mylar. Not remaindered. No names or inscriptions, 1/8" closed tear at foot of title page. Hilariously illustrated rhymes by the beloved Lear. View more info

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Lear's Nonsense Verses

By: Lear, Edward

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38098

Condition: Near Fine


1st Grosset & Dunlap edition in this format with this illustrator, 1967. Black illustrated cloth hardcover has color loss at periphery. Unpaginated (42 pp) text is crisp, last page has two micro closed tears at page outer edge from turning. Few light crease lines on the edges and there is a red ink dot on FEP. Charming drawings by Hans Christian Anderson award winner Tomi Ungerer. A wonderful gift quality offering full of children's verses. Not exlib. View more info

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Jackstones Poetry & Collage

By: Leeds, Morton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MD, Mono Book Corp.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10498

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback book printed on glossy stock w/interesting b/w art. Stapled spine has a barely noticeable rub at both ends, 124 pp text crisp and unmarked. Gift quality offering. View more info

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The Folio Book of Humorous Verse

By: Leeson, Edward

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32900

Condition: As New


Brilliant, crisp, as new copy. 263 pp in navy blue paper covered slipcase showing light surface soil and glue remnants from two round stickers. No splits or writing. Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in slipcase. View more info

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A Wilderness Of Riches Voices of The Virginia Colony Poems

By: Lianne, Lenny

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Scripworks Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40518

ISBN: 0978683749

Condition: Fine


1st edition glossy paperback show one light bump to upper tip of frt cover. 87 pp text as new. Lenny Lianne has spent most of her life in Virginia, growing up near land surveyed by George Washington. Her poems have appeared in many publications and she has won awards for her prose. There are four sections with multiple poems in each. 1. Capt. John Smith's Discourse on the Appetite for Exploration. 2. From the Underside of History: Pocahontas, In Her Adult Years. 3. Brides for the Colony: Voices of Early Immigrant Women. 4. And Know the Place for the First Time. View more info

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Mignonettes

By: Lichet, Raymond

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W & R Chambers Ltd.: 1974

Edition: First English Edition

Seller Id: 16414

ISBN: 0550318011

Condition: Near Fine


1st UK edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Slight amount of yellowing on white background glossy covers. 20 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. Gift quality volume of funny prose & illustrations, mostly about animals. View more info

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What Matter Time or Tide SIGNED

By: Lindsley, Ivy

Price: $27.00

Publisher: TX, The Kaleidograph Press: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44936

Condition: Very Good


Author sig on foot of title page. Gift ded on fep. 1st edition 92 pp hardcover book of prose. A few 1944 news clipped poems by the author have been glued in on last blank pages and have cause yellowing on opposing page. As one might think, these are natural poems speaking of streams, the ocean, aquatic mammals etc. View more info

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Rare Poems of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries A Supplement to the Anthologies Collected and Edited with Notes By W. J. Linton

By: Linton, W. J.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1895

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 10050

Condition: Good


3rd printing hardcover in red cloth with gilt title spine shows bumped and rubbed tips with only one board tip just barely showing. Gilt title on spine shows well, lovely floral endpps, 264 pp text tight, lightly browned at extremities with tidy gift dedication on second blank fep. View more info