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Before We Were Free

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42737

ISBN: 0375915443

Condition: Very Good +


First edition exlib hardcover with no pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pgs present. Unclipped dj in mylar has no tears or chips. Text crisp and tight. 167 pp. In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo. View more info

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The Big Cry

By: Amoss, Berthe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IA, The Bobbs-Merril Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12849

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no jacket. Green cloth boards lightly bumped. Cover diagram neatly traced, tiny number 2 in a circle on the fep, else fine. Not exlib. View more info

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The Last Orange

By: Anastasio, Dina

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41580

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 8 p. book. HBJ Reading Program The Bookmark Library Level R. View more info

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The Crystal Palace A Tale from the Gold Country

By: Anawalt, Paula Bonnier

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Abongold Books: 1997

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38023

ISBN: 0966841409

Condition: Fine


White glossy pictorial hardcover has a gold California Sesquicentennial Educational Resources List sticker on front cover otherwise shows beautifully. Front & rear end pages are beautifully illustrated. Unpaginated text is tight & bright with no tears or writing. A fantasy set in the California Gold Country which is illustrated with full color original paintings designed to entertain and educate as well as stimulate a child's imagination. View more info

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The Ugly Duckling

By: Andersen, H. C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Germany, F. Coppenrath: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41586

ISBN: 3885472724

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with very light soil on blue cloth boards, internally as new. No names in space provided, heavy stock pages crisp. View more info

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The Swineherd

By: Andersen, H. C.; Translated from The Danish By Anthea Bell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1995

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 41452

ISBN: 1558584293

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition with barely perceptible indentations on paperback cover, light color loss at tips, 32 p. text fine. A prince disguises himself as a swineherd and learns the true character of the princess he desires. View more info

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Seven Tales

By: Andersen, H.C.; LeGallienne, Eva

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38612

Condition: Good +


1st edition dark blue blindstamped hardcover with dull gilt on slightly cocked front board, light soil and rubbing on tips, head & foot of spine. 128 pages show some rippling from past moisture, no musty smell. An enchanting version of seven tales from Hans Christian Andersen, which in the hands of a gifted translator and an inspired artist take on new dimensions. Four of the stories are familiar to every child: The Ugly Duckling, The Fir Tree, The Steadfast Tin Soldie... View more info

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My First Picture Book of Hans Christian Andersen Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42116

ISBN: 0671061909

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely oversized reprint hardcover with bumped tips and spine ends. Internally crisp and unmarked. Too large for flat rate envelope. Includes: Thumbelina, The Princess and the Swineherd, The Sheperdess and the Chimney-Sweep. View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Hurst & Co:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 41895

Condition: Fair


Fair copy in faded red embossed boards with dull gilt spine title. All edges rubbed to boards, hinge papers cracked, page block solid, no loose leaves. Personal library bookplate on fep. No Hurst date but on verso title page is copyright 1864 by R. Worthington. 351 pp with b/w illustrations throughout. Rare edition in shaky condition. View more info

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My First Picture Book of Tales of Hans Christian Andersen Thumbelina, The Princess and the Swineherd, The Sheperdess and the Chimney-Sweep

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Award Publications: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 30366

ISBN: 086163196X

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous reprint hardcover has 16 beautifully illustrated pages. Includes Thumbelina, The Princess and the Swineherd, The Sheperdess and the Chimney-Sweep. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. View more info

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Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, L. B. Fischer: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23458

Condition: Fair


First edition hardcover has chipping along spine paper, bumped corners, slight cloudiness on cover illustration, internally tight and bright with former owner's name addy sticker on pictorial fep. Full page color illustrations, in-text color and black and white illustrations, unpaginated. Includes: "The Real Princess", "Thumbelina" and "The Little Tin Soldier". View more info

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The Emperor's New Clothes

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Retold By Bell, Anthea

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 36684

ISBN: 155858689X

Condition: Very Good


1st paperback edition with light corner wear, 30 pp welll illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil. Just a bit of surface wear on rear cover. Wonderful large book (12.5" tall) with full page color plates by Dorothee Duntze. View more info

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The Princess and the Pea

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Duntze Dorothee

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1995

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller Id: 33566

ISBN: 1558583815

Condition: Fine


7th printing paperback book as new inside and out. 32 pp. A young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty feather beds and proves she is a real princess. View more info

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Thumbelina Book & Cassette in Glossy Slipcase

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Read By Kelly McGillis; Adapted By Tom Roberts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Rabbit Ears Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40116

ISBN: 0887081142

Condition: Fine


As new glossy 1st edition hardcover in mint, uncreased dj appears unread. Includes audio cassette by Kelly MacGillis reading the story. Both come in mint illustrated glossy slipcase. Perfect gift quality set. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. View more info

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Hans Christian Andersen's First Three Tales. The Tinder Box, Little Claus and Big Claus, The Princess and the Pea

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated By David Hohnen, Intro By Erik Dal

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denmark, Host & Son: 1972

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 43251

ISBN: 8714272970

Condition: Fine


Crisp color photo illustrated glossy paperback with french flaps shows sharp tips and spine ends, internally clean. 64 pp. View more info

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The Ugly Duckling And Other Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated by Dr. A. W. Dulcken

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Todd Publishing Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44772

Condition: Fine


Lovely undated hardcover in original unclipped dj in new mylar. Circa 1940s? White semi-gloss boards illustrated with same dj art in black and pink, show a tearful duck emerging from an egg. 32 pp. DJ has orig price of 2/6 on lower frt flap. Shows light surface soil on white background edges and rear panel from handling/storage. Illust with 4 full pg pink, white and black plates and several smaller drawings scattered in the text. Other tales include: The Snowman/ The Bu... View more info

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The Swineherd

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated By Erik Blegvad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30427

Condition: Fair


Exlib with all pages and pocket present. Some finger soil, few small closed tears on some page edges, small split in rear hinge paper, page block sewing a tad wobbly but holding. Unclipped dj has a closed tear on frt flap, wear at tips, few small chips, displays well in new mylar. Rare volume illust and translated by Blegvad, an artist from Andersen's own Denmark. With delicate humor and gentle truth this tale tells of the foolish princess who valued material things more... View more info

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The Flying Trunk

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated By Lyda Jensen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, Scott, Foresman and Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42314

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in grey cloth boards, tips bumped & rubbed. No dj. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pgs present. 317 p. with complete number line on last page. View more info

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated from the Danish By Carl Malmberg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart and Winston: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 22777

Condition: Very Good


Color loss at rubbed tips, text tight and bright. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. No call tags on backstrip. Nice tight copy with one lib stamp on title page. Classic Andersen tale with lovely tri-tone woodcuts by Quackenbush. View more info

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The Nightingale

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Zwerger, Lisbeth; Translated from the Danish By Anthea Bell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33502

ISBN: 0735811180

Condition: Near Fine


Not exlib. DJ flaps affixed to boards, tips sharp, lovely glossy hardcover in matching dj. Gift dedication on fep, small area of color loss from erasure on upper right hand corner of green fep. Pages tight, bright and unmarked. 32 pp. Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him. View more info