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Little Jack Sprat

By: Adams, Frank Illustrator

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Robert Frederick Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39898

ISBN: 1850817332

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with one poke through padded front cover image that is barely visible on the busy illustrated cover. Internally as new. No names, tears or soil. Profusely illust with full page color & black /white plates by Frank Adams whose art reminds us of Randolph Caldecott. 32 un-paginated leaves. A two in one book, read the story, color the pictures. View more info

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The W. Alexander Collection Desert Garden #WA-4

By: Alexander, W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Magic Art Supplies, Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36624

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback showing moderate surface wear at tips from storage, internally tight & bright. A folded card instruction book showing techniques to produce a lovely desert scene. 8 8 1/2" x 11" card pages include a full size page devoted to displaying the finished product, a signed print by W. Alexander entitled Desert Garden. View more info

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Make 25 Felt Tip Drawings Out West

By: Ames. Lee J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28580

ISBN: 0385152094

Condition: Very Good


Lovely crisp 1st edition hardcover with Doubleday anchor stamp on rep. Corners bumped and very lightly rubbed, internally crisp and unmarked. 64 p. Much-sought E-Z to follow, step by step drawing for children. Shows how to begin with simple shapes and add layers of details to end up with a finished figure. Features wild animals in nature, coyotes, Elk, etc as well as western characters, Cowboys, Indians, Covered Wagons and such. Great book in great shape. View more info

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Blaze and The Lost Quarry

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46890

ISBN: 068971775X

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the first edition hardcover in illustrated heavy library buckram covered boards with same art as the dj cover. Boards and endpapers have partial tape marks, corners bumped but not rubbed. Card pocket and all pages present. One library stamp on title page, rest of text is clear same for some light marginal handling soil. 47 pp. Price clipped original jacket is complete and without call tags on backstrip but is now 1/8 short for the book due to the added buckram, still displays well in new mylar. Billy and Blaze discover the path to an old quarry where they discover and re... View more info

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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594

Condition: Very Good +


An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous l... View more info

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Heads Up-Heels Down A Handbook of Horsemanship and Riding

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Seller Id: 46980

Condition: Very Good +


Eighth printing of the first edition hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show one bumped tip and bumped spine ends. A mark on the rear board from where a sticker was formerly adhered. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, a 4" long chip at the head of the backstrip extends down the backstrip 1.5" and took the upper half of the word 'Head' with it. One can still figure out the title while the book is sitting on the shelf. Additional 1"... View more info

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Bobcat

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46892

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in red cloth boards with black titles. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, a few broken threads on the foot of the frt board from a small 'ding'. Fingerprint on inside rear cover, else no issues. No names, tears or other soil in the 99 page text. Illustrated with full page pencil art and a myriad of smaller drawings throughout by Anderson. Price clipped dust jacket is a professional reproduction that shows 1/4" chip at head of spine, 1" x 1/2" chip at head of rear gutter and small rubs at tips. Displays well on the shelf in new mylar. Y... View more info

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Creative Printmaking for School and Camp Programs

By: Andrews, Michael F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 11925

ISBN: 0131909002

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 3rd printing. Not ex-lib. Blue cloth hardcover with bumped & lightly rubbed spine ends, tips still sharp, light sunning along lower edge of boards. 159 pg text as new. DJ in new mylar with few closed tears and surface rubs at tips displays well. This book brings the art of printmaking within the reach of many age levels. View more info

The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45652

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition, undated, circa 1949 in original red cloth with gilt foxhound on frt board and title on backstrip. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper with art after an illustration by Cecil Aldin is off the Eyre & Spottiswoode, England edition. It is very lightly rubbed at extrems but displays beautifully. 584 pp without names, tears or soil but printed on very thin paper. Inner hinges fine. Illus by Lionel Edwards with 27 line drawings. A lovely little pocket sized compendium to take on a plane or slip into a pocket for a portable sporting break whenever you desire. Plenty of stories h... View more info

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The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46956

Condition: Very Good


1st US Edition hardcover in red cloth boards with dull but legible gilt spine title on slightly sunned backstrip and bright gilt foxhound on frt board. Book shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends, tidy gift dedication on fep dated 1949. Exhaustive 584 pp text is printed on impossibly thin paper but has no marks, no tears, no soil, has been well cared for and is ready to provide hours of enjoyment because it is absolutely crammed with short stories, fox-hunting and sporting poems, quotes, and one-liners on the chase. Professionally reproduced, unclipped dust wrapper with art after an illust... View more info

The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 48956

Condition: Very Good


1st US Edition hardcover in red cloth boards with dull but legible gilt spine title on slightly sunned backstrip and bright gilt foxhound on frt board. Book shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends, tidy gift dedication on fep dated 1949. Exhaustive 584 pp text is printed on impossibly thin paper but has no marks, no tears, no soil, has been well cared for and is ready to provide hours of enjoyment because it is absolutely crammed with short stories, fox-hunting and sporting poems, quotes, and one-liners on the chase. Professionally reproduced, unclipped dust wrapper with art after an illust... View more info

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A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life & Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45826

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive and very collectible A B C book of foxhunting art with twenty-six tipped-in color plates with letterpress text from Armour describing his pictures. 28 pp text and plates clean and bright, front cover paper label looks fabulous, no chips. No former owner's names, no tears or soil inside. Clean cream linen backstrip over dark green cloth boards with a hint of darkening/dust at head of spine. Book is in super scarce original dj showing even darkening on edges, 1.5" chip at head of spine, one small triangular chip at head of rear panel, micro loss at tips, still looks great ... View more info

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The Power of Less The fine Art of Limitngi Yourself to the Essential in Business and in Life

By: Babauta, Leo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46770

ISBN: 1401309704

Condition: New


Gift quality, first edition straight sharp book in dove gray paper covered boards showing sharp tips and spine ends. 171 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays well. With the countless distractions that come from every corner of a modern life, it's amazing that we're ever able to accomplish anything. The Power of Less demonstrates how to streamline your life by identifying the essential and eliminating the unnecessary - freeing you from everyday clutter and allowing you to focus on accomplishing the goals that can charge your life for the better. 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

ISBN: 0374328382

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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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

The Boy Who Talks to Horses

By: Banks, Ivy Jackson; As told to her by Joe Kelley Travelsted

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vantage Press:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46362

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dark green shiny cloth covered boards with white illustration of a boy standing next to a horse head, with what looks like his thumb in the horses' nostrils that matches the art of fore and aft end papers. Both spine ends & lower corners lightly bumped, upper tips still sharp with a shallow 'ding' at head of rear board. 106 pp text is flawless, no names, tears or soil. Book is profusely illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Un-clipped photo illustrated, lime green and cream background dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully ... View more info

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Safe Practices in the Arts & Crafts A Studio Guide

By: Barazani, Gaill Conings

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The College of Art Association of America: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11424

Condition: Near Fine


Light rubs to tips, light sunning along top spiral bound edge, 72 pg text as new. A book for use in the art studio to supplement information about standard occupational safety and health guidelines. View more info

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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... View more info

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Horses and Heather

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & CO. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46577

ISBN: 0723203938

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards with red spine and frt board titles shows lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips & spine ends. Price-clipped, original dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated jacket has wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of panels, and color loss at dj flap folds, a hint of rubbing at tips but still displays beautifully in ... View more info

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Women in Danish Archetecture

By: Bay, Helle; Pepke, Lisbeth; Rathje, Dorte; Lisbeth Pepke, Dorte Rathje, Togern Nina; Wagner Jette

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Denmark, Arkitektens Forlag: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15699

ISBN: 8774071211

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback, no dj. Negligible rubs to corners, spine slightly cocked, 82 pp text in Dutch & English. Tight, bright, unmarked & profusely illustrated. MOMA security & price tags still on reverse. Super rare exhibition book. View more info