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The World of Horses

By: Campbell, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 202

ISBN: 0600039773

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in dj. Brown boards with barely brushed tips, text tight and bright. Unclipped, white background dust wrapper lightly soiled but displays well in new mylar. Lovely illustrations and comprehensive descriptions for all breeds. Includes selection, care competing and driving/racing. 140 pp. It is terrific to have these classics that we loved so well to pass down to our children. View more info

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They Bought Her A Pony

By: Cannan, Joanna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46433

Condition: Very Good


Third printing of the first edition in yellowy/orange cloth covered boards with a blue lettered spine title. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp. Light foxing on endpprs, pastedowns and on the edge of the 144 page block. Tidy owner's addy on fep, text is clean, crisp and well illustrated in b/w line drawings. Original price-clipped dj has a darker orange background with a cream colored circle 'frame' around a black line drawing of a girl jumping a pony over a three bar gate, cream title and black author name on frt panel, cream colored spine titles and chips at both spine ends that do no... View more info

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Balance and Rhythm in Excercise

By: Carlquist, Maja; Amylong, Tora; Translated from the Swedish By Madeline Hamilton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1951

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 23057

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st American edition hardcover with very light musty smell in chipped (now protected) illustrated dj. 144 pp. Profusely illustrated with line drawings and grids, this book offers instruction on leading children through exercises and activities designed to emphasize balance and rhythm. Translated from the Swedish by Madeleine Hamilton. View more info

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The Talking Cat and Other Stories of French Canada

By: Carlson, Natalie Savage

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers/ Weekly Reader: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 43801

Condition: Very Good +


Yellow boards with red titles, tips bumped. 87 pp text age toned but not brittle. Unclipped dj shows tiny chips at tips but displays well in new mylar. 15 full page b/w drawings. Wonderful collection of delightful and rarely-heard stories from French Canada. A witty and skillful retelling of an entrancing group of stories that were handed down to the author through her mother from her French-Canadian great-great-uncle, Michel Meloche. Adding to the joy of this book are the illustrations by well-known children's book artist, Roger Duvoisin. View more info

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The Extraordinary Hatmaker

By: Carrick, Malcolm

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38978

ISBN: 0448130017

Condition: Very Good


Whimsically illustrated 1st edition hard cover; white boards show expected shelfwear; head and foot of spine bumped and crinkling along gutter; slight sticker residue on front cover. 24 pp. Paper peel where front pastedown and FEP were pulled apart; what appears to be a glue residue outlines the front and rear pastedown. Otherwise text is clear and bold with fanciful illustrations on each page. The announcement was made throughout the land for hatmakers near and far ~ A grand competition would be held to see who could come up with a hat that was not just extraordinary and peculiar but useful a... View more info

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The Hunting of The Snark & Other Lewis Carroll Verses

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $37.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 3222

Condition: Near Fine


Charming 63 pp, 1939 hardcover w/illustrated black background end papers by Malcolm Easton. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Text tight and bright without former owners marks. Unclipped DJ in mylar has chips at darkened spine ends and corners and shows deterioration on spine edge but title remains legible there. The dj cover front and rear panels are complete, with the front being lightly foxed, and dj matches cover art on the book with lots of weird chameleons on frt and rear panels. Endpapers and edge of page block foxed. Text of this volume also includes all the original verse fr... View more info

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The Runaway Puppy Formerly Published as What Whiskers Did

By: Carroll, Ruth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CT, Weekly Reader Books: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 36786

Condition: Very Good +


Tight 2nd printing paperback with moderate surface wear from storage, light sunning along upper edge of frt cover. Slim book of approx 24 pp age-toned but not brittle. Book shows what appears to be a mini poodle puppy who gets a nosefull of some wild animal tracks and pulls away from it's very young owner. View more info

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Theodore Goes to The Symphony

By: Carter, Ellen D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: GA, August Kohn & Co. Publishers: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30449

Condition: As New


Rare 24 pp story in rhyme about a young boy who is taken to the orchestra by his parents and claps and cheers for the nervous cellist who is stumbling through his piece forgetting the notes, because he thought the music score was over, only to receive glares and snide comments from those seated around him. Because of his unashamed praise the cellist relaxes and finishes his piece in fine form. Wonderful story about stage gitters and the unconditional love of children. View more info

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The Life of Jesus for Children Catholic Classics

By: Cavanaugh, Sr. Karen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, The Regina Press: 1996

Seller Id: 45749

ISBN: 0882714589

Condition: Fine


Glossy, uncreased paperback with nary a crease near stapled spine. 32 pp text has no names, tears or soil. Lovely color illustrations throughout teach children of the love of Jesus. View more info

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Wandy the Wild Pony

By: Chaffee, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14034

Condition: Very Good


Revised hardcover in very good jacket. Not exlib. Blue boards with red illustration of Wandy are ever so lightly bumped at spine ends. Innards fine. Price clipped photo-reproduced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Wandy, a Devon moor pony fended for himself until his capture by two children and an Irish groom. During his training many exciting and comic things happened, riding to hounds, the great Pony Show and yet, in spite of a growing pride in his accomplishments, and though he could not help but feel affection for his young master and mistress, he watched for a chance to regain his fre... View more info

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Wandy Wins! More Adventures of Wandy the Wild Pony

By: Chaffee, Allen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 15593

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in professionally reproduced dj in mylar shows light surface wear, few micro chips and one closed tear at foot of frt panel. Negligible edge wear to boards, text tight and bright with former owners name on fep. 171 pp. Crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. Ever since Wandy first opened his eyes upon a Devon moor the life of that high spirited pony has been full of adventure. He has become a favorite of those who love the smell of open country and the sound of hoofs. Again the author shows that intimate knowledge of horses and love of the Devon moors that made her first book "Wa... View more info

Image for Hayes Kindergarten Guide Preschool-Primary Finger Plays Games - Stories - Songs - Art - Activities "Learn By Doing" No. TR110

Hayes Kindergarten Guide Preschool-Primary Finger Plays Games - Stories - Songs - Art - Activities "Learn By Doing" No. TR110

By: Chedsey, Kathleen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Hayes School Publishing Co. Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: WB32273

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback in black background stapled covers show color loss at tips from storage, few creases. Rare children's book filled with fun things to do in class or around the kitchen table. 40 pp. View more info

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The Child's Fairy Tale Book

By: Chorao, Kay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton Children's Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41868

ISBN: 0525446303

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition glossy hardcover with barely bumped tips few light indentations near foot of frt board,, internally fine. 64 pp. View more info

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The Team That Stopped Moving

By: Christopher, Matt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Little Brown and Company: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 21450

ISBN: 0316139408

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition ex-lib with pocket and all pp present. Tape marks on endpps. Clipped upper flap corners on dj which is now in brand new mylar and displays beautifully. 127 pp of baseball action for children. A ghost that appears during a baseball game after all the action on the field has seemed to 'freeze' tells Dick Farrar how to improve his game and he helps Dick to spark a rally that enables them to win the game. View more info

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Mummy Took Cooking Lessons and Other Poems

By: Ciardi, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11845

ISBN: 0395533511

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in yellow cloth boards has sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends. 52 pp text is flawless. No names, tears or soil. Not exlib. Unclipped dj is a bit tatty at edges, now in new mylar and displays very well. Merle Nacht's humorous and sophisticated illustrations complement perfectly this wonderful group of new poems. The masterful Ciardi can make you feel the cold weight of a lemonade pitcher in your lap in "Lemonade for Sale" of the sadness of the passage of time in "The Milkman Comes at Four in the Morning View more info

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Chuck and the Little Yellow-Haired Girl - A Wondrous* Story of Puppy Love

By: Clark, B.J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: CO, ESA International: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38995

ISBN: 0966310608

Condition: Fine


1st edition in stapled card cover; glossy illustrated front cover on clean bright yellow background. Excellent condition, no noticeable wear. 26 pp.; illustrated inside covers; large easy-to-read text and adorable color illustrations on each page. When Chuck's young yellow-haired master becomes ill and must go to St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, he changes from being the once unwanted 'runt of the litter' to being a true hero. All ages will enjoy this wondrous story of love and compassion, hope and victory. View more info

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Good Company

By: Clark, Leonard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14959

ISBN: 0234770848

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with both endpps removed, 72 pp text tight and bright with three small marker marks which don't affect the read. Exlib unclipped dj without call tags on spine, Lightly rubbed tips. Adorable nature poetry. View more info

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Susie's Babies

By: Clarkson, E. Margaret

Price: $27.00

Publisher: MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45898

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing hardcover in rust cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. 73 pp sewn in text is tight and bright. Unclipped dj has age toning and two micro soil dots on cream background portion of dj frt panel, one .75" closed tear on frt and .50" closed tear on rear dj upper edges. There is color loss and light rubbing on lightly sunned spine ends and jacket flap folds. A book of reproduction from a Christian perspective. A 4th grade teacher has a little hamster in the classroom and uses it's pregnancy and delivery to explain the bir... View more info

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Cosmo Gets an Ear

By: Clemente, Gary

Price: $18.00

Publisher: CA, Modern Signs Press, Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42465

ISBN: 0916708241

Condition: Fine


Crisp glossy illust 1st edition hardcover with white background boards displays beautifully inside and out, no fault. Cosmo gets a hearing aid, explains in simple terms to kids what it is like to wear and use one. View more info

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The White Horse of Morocco

By: Coatsworth, Elizabeth

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited: 1973

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller Id: R46446

ISBN: 0216895464

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first UK edition hardcover in turquoise paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Tidy ink name at head of fep, else fine, inner hinges fine, no names, tears or soil in the 125 pp text. Original un-clipped dust wrapper has a beautiful color illustration of a white horse surrounded by a man and two children in persian clothing, a turban and billowy pants. Catured by pirates on their way to Genoa on the sailing ship: The Fair American, The captain of the Fair American, Sally and Andrew ended up in Morocco to be brought before the terrible Sultan Moulay... View more info