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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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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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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

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

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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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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

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

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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

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

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Woman On A Horse My 17,000 Mile Ride

By: Beker, Ana

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46581

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with gold title on spine. Head of book lightly sunned, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Exlib marks and stamps are limited but present in the text. No call tags or numbers on spine of book OR dust wrapper. No tears or soil inside the tight and bright 204 pp text. Unclipped, original 3 color illustrated dust wrapper's front panel art continues on dj backstrip. Rear dj panel is off white with one other reading suggestion by this publisher. Dust wrapper has color loss at tips and dpine ends along with four short 1/2" c... View more info

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Andy Pandy Paints His House

By: Bird, Maira

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Brockhampton Press:

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller Id: 20462

ISBN: 0340030410

Condition: Fair


6th printing paperback, edges rubbed and bumped. Front cover corners show chew marks. Back cover, upper corner 1/4 inch piece missing. Sticker mark on back cover. Still a solid reading copy with some finger soil in text. Book number 11 in the series. 30 pp. One spring Andy and Teddy decide to paint the walls of their house, they figure the trees get new leaves, so why shouldn't the house get a fresh coat of paint? They begin with their tiny paint pots and brushes but soon discover they need to buy bigger brushes and more paint so off to the store they go. They spent a good while deciding on w... View more info

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Every, Every Day (For Those Who Love) SIGNED

By: Blackburn, Philip

Price: $17.00

Publisher: FL, Cody Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33437

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and text in fine condition. Book is bound in medium blue buckram and has sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib. Signed by Author on fep. Gift dedication on dedication page. No other marks noted in text, 41 pp of love poems beautifully illustrated with soft watercolor art. View more info

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A Little Book of Bedtime Songs

By: Brown, Jennifer Perkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23306

Condition: Good +


1st edition 1947 hardcover boards rubbed at tips, cover art looks fab, internally fine. No marks or tears. Orange/cream illust endpps show a woodland scene with a red fox curled up by a tree, rabbits hopping nearby. 24 pp with 9 spiritual songs for children: The Great Big Golden Sun/ Sleepy Sparrows In The Willows/ When Comes My Bedtime Hour/ While The Stars Shine/ All Of The Things I Have Loved/ Dear God, I Thank You For Today/ Loving Father of All Children/ God Bless Our Home With Love/ Dear Father Whom We Cannot See. View more info

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Horse Anatomy A Handbook for Artists Comprising the Study of the Proportion, Structure and Action of the Horse, As Compared to Man. VG+ 1st ED HB

By: Brown, Lewis S.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Bridgman Publishers Inc: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45495

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in landscape format taupe cloth boards with gilt title cover and spine. 80 pp including bibliography. Tips bumped showing light color loss, 1/4 inch 'ding' in cloth 1 inch on foot of rear board near spine, vint bookstore sticker on frt paste down, else crisp and bright w/negligible age toning in page margins. An exhaustive, rare and much-sought work for art students with a myriad of illustrations making it easy to learn the comparisons and differences of horse and human anatomy. View more info

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The Horse, His Gaits, Points and Conformation

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45008

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good beige paper covered boards with red titles have four light tape marks, tips fairly sharp, not rubbed. Tape marks and former name/date on fep. Text tight and bright. Price clipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows chips at the spine ends/corners of boards but displays well. This is not a former library book. It is a simple, direct explanation of the movements and points of the horse. Unpaginated 64 pp. View more info