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Mrs Polly Her Visit To the Farm

By: Wood, Lawson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, F. Warne & Co.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 44268

Condition: Very Good


12 pp. paperback shows faint rust at two stapled spine, cover holding securely w/out any tape, etc. Story of Mrs Polly the Parrot, a confirmed city type and her exploits in the country . Mrs Polly needed a 'change of air', so she decided to go and work on a farm. After milking the cows and feeding the calves, she trotted back to the farm with the rest of the milk. As she turned the corner she met Mr. Scarecrow, who gave her such a fright that she jumped into the air and spilt all the milk. Old Mr. Scarecrow hobbled off to his field without even saying how sorry he was. Mrs. Polly then went ba... View more info

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A Woodland Tail

By: Woodford, Merida

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29188

ISBN: 0855031697

Condition: Fine


Fine copy with negligible edgewear, internally crisp and unmarked. Fantasy tale 26 pp of two kids who take a walk in the woods and find a weird looking, orange and yellow stripey thing draped over the trees and run after it, guessing what it might be. They follow it to the end and find out it is a fairy's tail. Weird story in collectible condition with official Medici Society LTD sticker on rear cover. View more info

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The Shy Ostrich

By: Woodman, June

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Checkerboard Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28237

ISBN: 0026894483

Condition: Good +


First edition w/complete number line. Corners brushed with upper cover fore edge paper cracked and re-glued, small 1/2" closed tear in front gutter paper, name on inside cover, pages clean and crisp. For children 4 - 7 years. A Fun to Read Book. 28 pp. Vocabulary and visual clues on the back endpapers. Monkey has fun getting Ostrich in trouble with their animal friends. View more info

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Bossy Bear at the Circus

By: Woodman, June

Price: $9.50

Publisher: England, Gondola/Brimax Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28373

ISBN: 0861123506

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright copy in colorful glossy boards with very light rubs to still sharp tips. Internally fine. Brimax First Story Books 4-7 years. View more info

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The River Bank & The Open Road

By: Woodman, June

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Brimax Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33235

ISBN: 0861124472

Condition: Very Good


Negligible rub to foot of spine, barely brushed tips, name on inside cover, doodle on rear endpaper, few pinpricks on foot of frt board, 45 pp. No tears, negligible tiny smudge on last pg margin.. Exceedingly rare Wind in the Willows small picture book. View more info

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Dinky Deer is Lost

By: Woodman, June

Price: $9.50

Publisher: England, Gondola/Brimax: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42487

ISBN: 0861124456

Condition: Near Fine


First Gondola Edition. Fine glossy hardcover with one small closed taped tear at foot of title page, else fine. Beginning woodland animals reader for children. View more info

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My Box and String

By: Woods, Betty

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1967

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 30828

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible copy in brilliant, unread, crisp, uncreased condition. Third printing showing negligible sunning at spine edge, barely brushed tips, age toned text is unpaginated, about 45 pages. Binding is stapled. Cute vintage illustrations. I made a thing with a box and string. What kind of thing can it be? A house for a doll? for a duck? for a dog? for a cat? for a bird? or for me?. View more info

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The Little Wooden Pony

By: Woods, Ruth Maurine

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1963

Seller Id: 43036

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous illust paperback with color loss at tips from storage, internally tight and unmarked. Well illust w/color art. A rocking horse is now lonely because its owner has a new, live pony. Tired of being left alone he hops off his rockers (know the feeling well?!), and takes off to find some boy or girl who will appreciate it. View more info

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Ginnie and the Mystery Doll

By: Woolley, Catherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38005

Condition: Good +


1st Scholastic printing. Blue pictorial paperback with lower tip lightly rubbed, foot of spine has a small chip missing, color loss along spine from book being read, small scuff along gutter near foot of spine and some light soil marks from age on front & rear cover. 156 pages which are lightly yellowed from age, FEP has a 1/4" tear and owner name is written in several places otherwise is a fine reading copy. What begins for Ginnie as just a pleasant summer at Cape cod ends up with an exciting mystery to solve. A beautiful doll that wore a pearl around her neck is the central figure. View more info

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Hilda Hen's Happy Birthday

By: Wormell, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CA, Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37967

ISBN: 0152002995

Condition: Fine


Beautiful glossy hardcover has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has no library stickers anywhere, displays well in new mylar. Unpaginated text is tight & bright with no tears but does have one library stamp on rear paste down. Hilda Hen finds birthday presents even in places her farm friends didn't intend. View more info

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This Book is For Us

By: Wouters, Anne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton Children's Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37841

ISBN: 0525448829

Condition: Near Fine


First American Edition. Lovely pictorial hardcover has minimal shelf wear. End pages are dark blue with small colorful specks have light rub marks and front end pages have been hard pressed open but pages are still tight. A wonderful story told through pictures drawn by author.! View more info

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The Other Side of the Wall

By: Woychuk, Denis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 8855

ISBN: 0688098940

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition hardcover, no dj. Gorgeous tale of love and acceptance, for all sizes. Glossy boards straight and sharp. 32 pp text crisp, no writing or soil. Lovers Gustav the mouse and Mimi the hippopotamus, separated by a wall, go to great lengths to be in each other's arms. View more info

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Cyril Squirrel's Adventures

By: Wray, R. Pauline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15072

Condition: Very Good


Text slightly shaken, tips bumped, tiny poke through cloth back strip. Simply adorable story. No date, but has a 1948 gift dedication on frt paste down. Colorful cover illustration has a squirrel, otter and pheasant having a chat on a country road. 46 pp. View more info

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The Little Lead Soldier

By: Wright, Adele J.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17459

Condition: Good +


1st edition exlib with lightly rubbed tips, pocket and all pgs present. Moderate surface soil on boards, title page soiled, text clean. A story of the life of a little lead soldier with only one leg. View more info

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Edith & Big Bad Bill

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20688

Condition: Fair


1st edition exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Corners rubbed and bumped. Head of spine frayed, lower spine edge also but not as bad. Many pages have tears at the foot and some are taped. One corner edge chipped, no loss of text. Reading copy. The doll Edith and her friend Little Bear went to investigate the dark wood, and the legend of Big Bad Bill. Not pretty but all there. View more info

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The Lonely Doll

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26581

ISBN: 0590401998

Condition: Very Good


Corners curled at top of tips, text tight w/first two pages starting at bottom 1 1/2", No date listed. Reprint of 1957 edition but first Scholastic printing. Very nice clean copy. View more info

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The Lonely Doll Learns A Lesson

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26923

ISBN: 0394913566

Condition: Fair


Oversized first edition hardcover with brown tape covering backstrip of book, corners rubbed and rounded, text tight, endpapers soiled, one ink squiggle on one page, last page has 2" closed tear. Tight bright reading copy. View more info

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Edith and Midnight

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38553

ISBN: 0385141564

Condition: Good +


Stated First Edition. Not exlibrary, Lovely oversized hardcover copy with rubbed corners, foot of spine shows boards, head of spine lightly brushed, some shelfwear along lower edge, small crease on frt cover from a sideways bend. Internally crisp and bright. No names or tears, very light occasional finger soil. Lovely w/pictorial endpps. A super scarce addition to The Lonely Doll, Edith and the Bear story line by Dare Wright only this one takes place out of doors and gives things a fresh new vision with Edith and the bears on vacation and an opportunity to make Edith's dream of owning a pony c... View more info

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The Lonely Doll

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Zephyr Books:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 39870

ISBN: 0385158408

Condition: Very Good +


Light diagonal crease on rear cover and last few pages (barely noticeable). Possible first Zephyr books printing, no date listed. $2.95 price on rear cover by publisher. No names or markings anywhere. Very nice clean copy. The book is a large format soft cover with photograph of Edith reading a book on frt cover with red and white checker board pattern frame on frt and rear covers. Edith and Mr. Bears first tale. View more info

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Daybreak at Sampey Place

By: Wright, Frances Fitzpatrick

Price: $65.00

Publisher: TN, Abingdon Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31489

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright copy with bumped tips and very light wear on red cloth with blue rooster on cover. Tidy name/date on illustrated front pastedown. First edition with letter A on copyright page. No dj. 126 pg. The fifth and concluding book in the series. Judy's papa was the only one of the family who wanted to leave the old Sampey place and move into the house Aunt Maria left to them. View more info