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The Auction

By: Andrews, Jan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 11101

ISBN: 0027055353

Condition: Good


Exlib with pocket and all pp present. Bit of ripple to text from past moisture, few small light blue marks on title page from opposing light blue end pp, text tight. Boards show a bit of shelf wear, nothing exposed, just color loss. DJ in mylar shows light watermarks. 32 pp. A boy and his grandfather come to terms of the sale of the family farm View more info

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A Birthday Book

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Determined Productions, Inc: 1975

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38419

ISBN: 0915696010

Condition: Good +


Dark green pictorial hardcover is faded along edges, tips are bumped with lower front tip showing boards and spine is discolored. Previous owner name is on FEP and designation page. Unpaginated text is tight with no tears or writing. A day by day calendar with wonderful quotes to carry your child through the entire year. View more info

The Joan Walsh Anglund Story Book

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1978

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 43814

Condition: Very Good


Beige hardcover with barely brushed tips and bumped spine ends. 44 pp text fine save for former owner's bookplate on illust fep. Unclipped dj has corner wear, creases and 1 short closed tear but displays well in new mylar. Stories, songs and poems beautifully illustrated in color by the author. View more info

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The Brave Cowboy

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Harper Brace Jovanovich (A Voyager Book): 1976

Seller Id: 46360

ISBN: 0156140500

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st HBJ Voyager Book edition paperback in illustrated red background card covers showing negligible color loss at periphery and a wave to the book from storage. 40 pp text has no names, tears or soil. Imaginary adventures with Indians, wild animals and outlaws keep a little boy busy. View more info

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Eco-Wolf and the Three Pigs

By: Anholt, Laurence

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Orchard Books: 2000

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 14602

ISBN: 1860399908

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, tight, bright exlib hardcover. 64 pp. This is the 11th title in the series which reworks traditional fairy tales with a new twist. Eco-Wolf is a peace-loving and environmentally friendly pig, whose country home is ruined when three bad pigs start building on it. View more info

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Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar

By: Anno, Masaichiro and Mitsumasa

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 25498

ISBN: 0399209514

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st American edition hardcover, no dj, not exlib. Has bumped tips, name on fep, negligible surface soil on white background boards, else fine. View more info

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The Magic Toolbox

By: Araki, Mie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CA, Chronicle Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42072

ISBN: 0811835642

Condition: Fine


Lulu the rhinoceros is good at building things and once Fred the rabbit finds a magic toolbox, he can build things too. View more info

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Wombat & Bandicoot Best of Friends. Three Stories By Kerry Argent

By: Argent, Kerry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41042

ISBN: 0316050962

Condition: Very Good


Lovely exlib hardcover with moderate wear on cover from storage, text fine. View more info

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Pollen Pie

By: Argiroff, Louise

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41738

ISBN: 0689313594

Condition: Near Fine


One small closed tear at head of rear dj panel, displays well in new mylar. Tidy gift dedication on blue fep. The story of Maggies 10th birthday. However, there is no sign of a party. Maggie lives with the circus and all the people are too busy setting up for the show. So, Maggie and her animal friends decide to visit a famous restaurant to celebrate. Calamity follows calamity as the staff of the restaurant turn the kitchen and the town upside down to serve Maggie and he... View more info

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Magic at Midnight

By: Arkle, Phyllis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 8598

ISBN: 0819310174

Condition: Very Good


Very good first edition soft cover with bumped and lightly soiled extremities, dedication on fep. Not exlib. 96 pp. Child's story about painted animals that come to life at midnight. View more info

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Sooty and Soo At The Regatta

By: Armstrong, John; Illustrator

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Purnell: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43724

ISBN: 0361011687

Condition: Very Good


42 pp glossy soft cover with lovely color illustrations. View more info

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David and the Mittens Kitten Stories SIGNED

By: Armstrong, Kate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VA, Wedgewood Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: Possible First

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38073

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue hardcover with yellow/gold writing has negligible wear. Presented 'To Granny With Love Kate Armstrong' on FEB. 91 pages of crisp & tight text with no tears or blemishes. A wonderful collection of stories for children. Kate Armstrong was 87 when this children's book was published. At the age of 46, she left the big city environment to fulfill a dream of being a cattle farmer in Virginia. View more info

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The Thump, Blam, Bump Mystery

By: Armstrong, Louise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Xerox: 1975

Edition: First Xerox Edition

Seller Id: 40646

Condition: Very Good +


1st Xerox edition paperback. White background illust paperback with negligible wear at tips. NOT exlib. Stamp on inside cover: From the Library Of: but no name filled in. 28 p with red lettered text. Cute kids story. When Erma Jean hears a noise overhead, she sets out with other apartment dwellers to find its source. View more info

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Gia and the One Hundred Dollars Worth of Bubblegum

By: Asch, Frank; Based on a Story By Crescent Giasullo

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44484

Condition: As New


Gift quality1st edition paperback illust in b/w throughout. No names, tears or soil. A very unusual picture book which Asch based on a story by Giasullo in which Gia and her friends, on their way to the circus, meet a dog with an injured paw. The grateful canine gave Gia a $100 bill for her help with which she bought $100 worth of bubblegum! This zany tale is illustrated in black & white with Asch"s artwork in a circle mid-page on most of the pages and with borders ... View more info

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The Echo-Maid and Other Stories

By: Aspinwall, Alicia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44382

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition children's story book consisting of four British folk tales re-told by Alicia Aspinwall. Frontispiece , title page and 7 full page b/w illustrations by F.C. Gordon. Book: Not exlib. Green cloth hardcover with images of a singing or calling young woman. Stories include: The Echo-Maid/ In the Land of the Wee-Uns/ The Big Light on Burning Mountain/ A Leap-Year Boy. View more info

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It's Me

By: Atlas, Yehuda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Adama Books: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 39653

ISBN: 0915361205

Condition: Near Fine


Spine end tips slightly bumped. All else in excellent condition. No dj. 44 pp. A boy experiences typical problems such as being hit by a bully, breaking something, and worrying about losing his mother in a crowd. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Additional images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers As... View more info

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King Laura and the Barber. How a Barber, a Kindly Witch and a Willow Tree Disclose the King's Secret

By: Auerbach, Marjorie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: Probable First

Seller Id: 44147

Condition: Near Fine


VG Illust hardcover with light surface soil on white background boards. No tears, names or soil. No dj. Not a former library book. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. View more info

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Trumpet

By: Austin, Margot

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1945

Seller Id: 46288

Condition: Fair


5th printing fragile 1945 picture book about a dog with a cold who howls instead of sings and it bothers Gabriel Churchkitten and Peter Churchmouse. Red paper covered boards are rubbed round, green cloth over backstrip rubbed at tips. Not exlib, no names, text has an occasional smudge and one taped tear. Working copy, not pretty but all there. View more info

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Sam's Final Journey The Return of the Mischievous Goat

By: Autry, Raz

Price: $16.00

Publisher: CA, Airborne Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37046

ISBN: 0934145458

Condition: Fine


Stunning copy with negligible wear at tips from storage, no names, tears or soil. 56 pp of side splitting countryside humor for the young and young at heart. Having cared for a runaway goat before he is reunited with his young master, the Street family becomes an important part of the animal's future. View more info

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Jenny's Birthday Book

By: Averill, Ester

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1954

Seller Id: 39925

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover with tidy gift dedication on solid green endpaper, boards somewhat bowed. Price clipped dj has a 3 in x 1 in sticker pull over bar code on rear panel but displays well in new mylar. Date on title page is 1954 but presence of bar code makes this a reprint. No later date stated. Jenny the black cat and her friends celebrate her birthday. View more info