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The Plaid Peacock

By: Alan, Sandy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1965

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43789

Condition: Fair


LIbrary rebind with rubbed corners, 1/2 in. split in foot of frt gutter. Pocket pulled but all pp present. Light finger soil and a few short taped page tears from turning. A headstrong peahen has a tartan tail. View more info

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Ice Cream Bear

By: Alborough, Jez

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31668

ISBN: 0590282867

Condition: Fine


Fine condition 1st edition paperback, no names, tears or soil. Bear likes ice cream a lot! So when a marvelous miracle happens and it begins to snow ice cream, it is a dream come true. Or is it? Jez Alborough's slapstick tale will have children giggling and wishing for ice cream. View more info

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Buzby's Rock Group

By: Alcock, Hilary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Severn House Paperbacks Ltd: 1979

Seller Id: 16110

ISBN: 0906461022

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear at tips, text as new. Miniature book 5" at spine. Buzby character is a bird copyrighted by Post Office Telecommunications. View more info

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Good Wives

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH, Saalfield: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42432

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in colorful hardcover boards with sharp tips, internally crisp and unmarked. 188 pg browned from age but not brittle, no chips. Text tight. Abridged edition, Uncommon Saalfield publication with salmon background glossy boards showing the 'good wives' dressed in white enjoying a lawn party. More than presentable, gift quality book. This sequel to "Little Women" follows the lives and early marriages of the four March girls. View more info

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Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out A Sequel to Little Men

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little Brown & Co: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41159

Condition: Very Good


1st edition black cloth hardcover with full cover paste on art. Original DJ is foxed and tatty at extrems and has a spine with label affixed, part of a private library and has partial dedication label on illust frt pastedn. B/w Illust endpps with name and gift ded. Tips bumped, edges of page block age-toned, text crisp and clear. Illust by Clara M. Burd in color. The Beacon Hill Bookshelf View more info

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Jack and Jil l A Village Story

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little Brown & Co: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41156

Condition: Good +


Black cloth 1st edition hardcover with full cover paste on art. Sunned spine with label affixed, part of a private library and has dedication label on illust frt pastedn. B/w Illust endpps with name and gift ded. Head of spine cloth abraded, tips bumped and rubbed, edges of page block age-toned, text crisp and clear. Illust by Beatrice Stevens in color. The Beacon Hill Bookshelf. View more info

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Little Woman

By: Alcott, Louisa M.; Retold By Jane Carruth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40693

ISBN: 0671072013

Condition: Fine


1st edition glossy hardback. A clean, crisp, unmarked, tight copy without names, tears or soil. An Award Adventure Classics published by Award Publications, 1984. Nice retelling of a popular classic in picture book format for young children. Illustrated by Gordon King in full color. View more info

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An Old Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, M. A. Donohue & Co.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 32048

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely copy in decorated green cloth boards w/black titles. Internally crisp with browned text. No marks. Top edge of page block dyed green 340 pp. Illust red/yellow illustrated diamond patterned endpapers. Unclipped salmon pink background pictorial dj has some closed tears and rubbing at tips, small chip at head of sunned backstrip, title remains legible, displays well. No price on dj but an original price label at foot of rear pastedn 50c at Miller & Rhodes, Richmond,... View more info

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The Story of a Bad Boy

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: IL, The Goldsmith Publishing Co.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 27330

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth hardcover with black titles on boards and backstrip. Gift dedication on fep dated 1933. No date on book possible first edition. No soil or tears on 250 pg text. Edges browned w/age but not brittle. Colorful clipped dj in mylar shows a boy on deck of a sailing shop with a one leg 'pirate' and two deck hands hauling up nets behind them. Very light wear to tips, displays beautifully in new mylar. View more info

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Reasons and Raisins

By: Aldridge, Josephine & Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CA, Parnassus Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41650

ISBN: 0395276896

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright copy in mustard colored cloth boards. DJ has 2 small closed tears at foot of frt panel, light rubbing at tips, displays well in new mylar. Text fine. Little Fox's box of stolen raisins brings him adventures and causes him problems. View more info

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The Magic Picture

By: Alexander, Martha

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Puffin: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36992

ISBN: 0140505059

Condition: Near Fine


As new save for light crease on frt cover. Adorable, wordless flip book where two girls in a picture on the wall come to life and pinch three muffins a young boy has placed on the table in front of them. The girls each eat one and after the boy comes back to find all three muffins missing, he scolds the sleeping dog under the table. After he leaves the room again, the girls feed the last muffin to silence the barking dog. View more info

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Marty McGee's Space Lab, No Girls Allowed

By: Alexander, Martha

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34737

ISBN: 0803751575

Condition: Good


Not exlib. 1st edition hardcover in white background boards and some text margins show very light soil. 32 pp weill illustrated in half-tone art. No names but some kid crossed out the name Jenny in the text and wrote Katie next to it. We mended it with white-out and a neat pen and it is now a more than suitable reading copy. Marty McGee does not like girls - especially when they break into his space lab. View more info

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Go Tell Aunt Rhody

By: Aliki

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Aladdin: 1996

Edition: First Aladdin Edition

Seller Id: 45771

ISBN: 0689807651

Condition: Very Good


Nice glossy paperback shows one spine crack from a sideways bend, nary any color loss at still sharp tips. Strange dog paw ink stamp on plain white fep. No other markings inside. Lovely log cabin style quilt drawing on inner endpps. 34 pp text uncreased. A Child Study Association Book of the Year. Includes song music and lyrics in the rear. This richly colored, festivly drawn picture book gives new life to a favorite folk song, thanks to Aliki's poignant, funny rend... View more info

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35 Tales For Tiny Tots Told by Alison

By: Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Litor Publishers:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 4996

Condition: Very Good


VG+ illustrated paperback, shows light surface wear, text is tight and bright. No former owners names. Number 42906 on foot of frt cover as published. Children's Books LTD. Stafford on rear cover. View more info

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Bertie and The Bear

By: Allen, Pamela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 41582

ISBN: 0698206002

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 2nd printing exlib w/pocket pulled but all pages present. First edition, second printing in lovely unclipped dj. 32 p. A bear chases Bertie; a group of people chase the bear; and soon music and harmony exist. View more info

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Mr. Teddy's Journey SIGNED

By: Allen, Timothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: AL, Ashley & Taylor Publishing: 2005

Edition: Possible First

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller Id: 37927

ISBN: 0974546976

Condition: Near Fine


Adorable pictorial paperback has a light crease along gutter and a small diagonal crease along upper tip otherwise shows beautifully. 103 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. Mr. Teddy's Journey follows a very special teddy bear who enters into the lives of four special children and one lonely teacher and offers a heart filled with love and a pair of fuzzy ears that strain at all times to listen to what might seem to others to be even t... View more info

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Adventures of the Rainbow Scarecrows Complete 6 Book set in Slipcase: The Storm, Rainbow Treasure, Zizz Cleans Up, Scruffy, The Will-O'-The-Wisp, Captain Scruffy

By: Allen, Tom & Patsy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: England, Peter Haddock Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14593

ISBN: 0710507445

Condition: Fine


Mint condition six volume 1st edition hardcover book set in tatty but complete cardboard case. Very rare to find the complete set. View more info

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Young Mark

By: Almedingen, E.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Staus & Giroux: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43518

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib with pocket and all pp present. 178 pp with glossary. Unclipped dj has a chip at head of spine but displays well in new mylar. Children's Spring Festival Book World 1968 Prize Winner. Chronicles the adventurous journey of a fourteen-year-old lad who leaves his eighteenth-century manor home in the Ukraine to make his way to St. Petersburg where he seeks a career as a singer. View more info

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The Vasa Saga The Story of A Ship

By: Almquist, Bertil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Belgium, BonnierCarlsen: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14599

ISBN: 9163831767

Condition: Fine


Revised edition, hardcover, no dj. Gorgeous, as new copy. View more info

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Desmond's Postbag

By: Althea

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, Bridge Street Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6900

ISBN: 0905114787

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback showing negligible edge wear, 24 p. text clean. Dinosaur Desmond's young friends are always writing stories for him. View more info