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The Barn

By: Avi

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Orchard Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42733

ISBN: 0531087115

Condition: Very Good +


Little used exlib with pocket and all pp present. Unclipped dj has no chips or tears. 106 p. In an effort to fulfill their dying father's last request nine-year-old Ben and his brother and sister construct a barn on their land in the Oregon territory. View more info

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Encounter On The High Seas The Roundi Doundi Gang Featuring Chim Cham, Bobo, Wally and Emile in

By: Azmon, Edward

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Lion Books: 1971

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 23702

ISBN: 0874602335

Condition: Very Good +


Light surface wear, internally tight and bright w/ EMR 1 written on inside cover. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. View more info

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Stocky Boy of West Texas

By: Baker, Elizabeth W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co./ The Junior Literary Guild: 1945

Seller Id: 43776

Condition: Very Good


Lovely rust leatherette hardcover, no dj. 188 pp. Illust endpps. Bit of soil on page block, text crisp and clean. View more info

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I Love You Because You're You (Includes Audio CD)

By: Baker, Liza

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 41259

ISBN: 0439895588

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing paperback book is unmarked, no names, tears or soil. includes audio CD included. Young fox is loved by mother fox no matter what. View more info

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Hannibal and the Bears

By: Baker, Margaret J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Staus & Giroux - "An Ariel Book: 1966

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 45798

Condition: Very Good


First American edition hardcover in clean beige cloth with navy blue title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Not exlib. No names, tears or soil in the 115 pp text. Unclipped dj has one taped tear and loss at tips and spine ends but is now in new mylar and displays well with wrap around color cover art. The 3 Shoe Shop bears (Boots, Slippers & Socks) who live with the Trinkets, set out to rescue some discarded animals that were sent to the dump. Among the toys is a large old elephant on wheels named Hannibal. Folks have opined that it has an ingenious plot, superb characterizat... View more info

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Magical Stories of Mystery and Suspense

By: Baker, Robert; Duncan, J.G.; Matthews, P.K.; Thomas, Mrs. P; Elliot, Mrs. B.E.;

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Peter Haddock Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16708

ISBN: 0710503490

Condition: As New


Lovely, as new, glossy 64 pp paperback. Compilation authored with many stories within. The Story of an Excavator named Digg-Digg. The Story of a Hedgehog named 'SPIKEY', The Magic Tree, Rainwater Retreat, The Lonely Scarecrow, The Clever Sea-Gull, The Forgetful Sea-Gull, The Gallant Sea-Gull, The Heroic Sea-Gull. View more info

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Buoy: Home At Sea

By: Balan, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33931

ISBN: 0385325398

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in original dj showing super light soil on cream background dj. A series of stories about a buoy and some of the creatures and other natural elements that surround it in the sea. View more info

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Peg's Adventures In Paris A School Tale

By: Baldwin, May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31857

Condition: Good +


Red cloth boards with black titles and scrolling design with small frame purse handbag on frt board, black titles on backstrip. No dj. Corners bumped and rubbed, outer edge of frt board and head of frt cover lightly sunned. Spine slightly cocked. Inner hinge paper cracked at second blank page. No date published but gift dedication on frt pastedown dated 1911. 411 pg text tight and bright. Vintage teen-age level fiction. View more info

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Where in the World is Henry?

By: Balian, Lorna

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TN, Abingdon Press: 1972

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 33789

ISBN: 0687450926

Condition: Very Good


Text bound in upside-down. Front board ever so slightly bowed, spine slightly cocked, tips show light color loss. Negligible age toning on paste downs, fep and rep. Original dj is from a former exlib but has only ghosting of sticker remnants on backstrip. Price is intact but rear dj flap is clipped vertically losing half of the flap and it's text. 32 pp. A little boy's quest for Henry takes him all the way into the universe. For Ages 5--7. View more info

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The Grey Lady and The Strawberry Snatcher

By: Bang, Molly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Four Winds Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44155

ISBN: 0027081400

Condition: Fine


Fine square sharp glossy hardcover in matching art, unclipped dj in new mylar with bright silver Caldecott Honor Book medallion sticker on frt panel. 48 p. text fine, unpag, No dj. Not a former library book. Tips and spine ends sharp. The strawberry snatcher tries to wrestle the strawberries from the grey lady but as he follows her through shops and woods he discovers some delicious blackberries instead. View more info

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Nat, Nat, The Nantucket Cat Goes To The Beach SIGNED

By: Barnes, Peter W. & Charyl Shaw Barnes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, VSP Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 13160

ISBN: 1893622053

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with a tiny bit of curl to head and foot of dj, else as new, 32 p text clean. Signed by Cheryl Shaw Barnes on fep. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. Nat and his friend, Captain Pat, spend a beautiful summer afternoon on one of Nantucket Island's beaches. View more info

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Mrs. Talky and Jim Spot

By: Barnet, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 441

Condition: Good


32 pp. Blue illustrated cloth covered boards. Corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed. Ex-Lib w/fep missing. Moderate finger soil, no tears. View more info

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Stories for Fun

By: Barnet, George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 34660

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright copy with light wear to tips, light even surface soil, text clean. 32 pp with word list in rear. Macmillan Readers. View more info

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Homesteaders' Horses

By: Barnett, Grace & Olive

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44698

Condition: Near Fine


First US edition in orange cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped foot of spine Black spine title quite legible. Blk silhouette on cover of two children riding double on one horse. Not exlib. Colorful unclipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows small chip at upper tips but displays well with wrap around art. New mylar dust wrapper sleeve has been placed. 141 pp text crisp and unmarked. Very uncommon tale of two early settler's children and their adventures, one of which is capturing two horses that took off the day they stopped to stake their claim. View more info

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Head Into The Wind

By: Barnwell, Robinson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David McKay Co, Inc.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45732

Condition: Very Good


247 pp hardcover with publication date on foot of title page, same on copyright page. Illustrated hardcover in VG condition in original dj in new mylar shows some age toning, light soil and color loss. DJ displays well in new mylar. Toby misses his father at every turn. The way he had the work done as if it were a joke! The way he loved the land and the skies and the animals and all his days! Father knew how to let it show in little ways, too, teasing pretty mother, listening to a boy talk while all the time understanding without a word. At thirteen it seems as if the ache will never end. ... View more info

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Little Prarie Dog

By: Barr, Jene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, Albert Whitman & Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 3922

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in red patterned buckram boards; no dj in fair condition. Shows light corner rubs, fingerprints, closed tears on few pages, fep removed, text complete with lovely color pics, scarce title. View more info

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The Summer it Snowed in Bear Park

By: Barrett, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: IL, Starland Music: 1983

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 19221

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright near fine book/ no record included. Name in space provided. View more info

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Sukey, You Shall Be My Wife and Other Stories

By: Barrows, Marjorie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: WI, Samuel Lowe Co.: 1944

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 31477

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy with color loss at rubbed spine ends and sharp tips. 30 pp text crisp and unmarked. DJ in new mylar shows some small closed tears and rubbing at tips but still displays well. Yes, Sukey marries him, but not because he has a pig, nor a dun cow, nor even a horse and cart, but because he finally says he loves her. Includes the story of Sukey, as well as other Mother Goose characters: Old King Cole, Tom, Tom the Piper's Son, Jack Sprat, The Farmer in the Dell. View more info

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The Wee Little Woman

By: Barton, Byron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 42709

ISBN: 0060233885

Condition: Very Good


Glossy hardcover with bumped tips and few indentations on boards, bit of soil on endpps, text tight and bright. First edition, third printing. When a wee little woman milks her wee little cow and leaves the bowl of milk on her wee little table, the situation proves too tempting for a mischievious wee little cat. View more info

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Vera The Mouse. Vera Dresses Up

By: Bastin, Marjolein

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Barron's: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37124

ISBN: 0812056914

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning 1st edition hardcover in illust white background hardcover glossy boards with negligible bumps to spine ends, tips sharp, delicate illustrations on endpapers and throughout. No names, tears, soil or creases. View more info