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A Christmas Legend of Hamelin Town

By: Dawson, Coningsby

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 42316

Condition: Very Good +


1st limited edition in mauve paper covered boards with bright gilt title and small glue impression of formerly placed price on frt cov. Still sharp tips, spine ends split. Tidy gift dedication on half title pg. No tears or soil in the 30 pg text. The story was orig. published in 1928 as part of the larger book, "When Father Christmas Was Late.'' Lovely gravure illustrations throughout by Marcia Kreitman. View more info

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The Sport of Our Ancestors Being a Collection of Prose and Verse Setting Forth the Sport of Fox-Hunting As They Knew It.

By: De Broke, Lord Willoughby Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1921

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 46881

Condition: Fair


Undated working copy: E.P. Dutton & Company New York, possible 1st US edition. 'Of all field sports it can be claimed that the pursuit of wild animals by packs of Hounds served in the field by men mounted on horses is the most exhilarating, the most varied, and therefore the most attractive' (from the introduction). Lord Willoughby de Broke introduces this anthology and comments on his selections, which include passages by Egerton Warburton, Whyte Melville, Bromley-Davenport, Beckford, Nimrod, the Bag Fox, and Anthony Trollope. 280 pages with 3 or 4 that were carelessly opened at fore-edge ... View more info

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Head High, Hands Low A Story of Horses, Ponies and Riders

By: Dent, Captain C.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's Books for Young People:

Seller Id: R46474

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in rust cloth covered boards that are lightly bumped at spine ends, tips still sharp. No date of publication listed within. 192 p. clean and bright internally with a partial remnant of a bookplate on fep and a spine crack at pp 64 opposite color plate. Illustrated with 4 color plates by Lionel Edwards. Original, price-clipped color illustrated dust jacket matches the first color plate inside and shows light color loss at tips, spine ends and along front flap fold. Also shows soil on darkened background rear panel that has other offerings from this: Hutchi... View more info

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Head High, Hands Low A Story of Horses, Ponies and Riders

By: Dent, Captain C.H.; Illust Lionel Edwards

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's Books for Young People:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 17688

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in rust cloth covered boards that are lightly bumped, slightly cocked. No date of publication listed within. 192 p. clean and bright internally, illustrated with 4 color plates by Lionel Edwards. Beautiful, price-clipped color illustrated dust jacket matches the first color plate inside and shows light color loss at tips, spine ends and along front flap fold. Also shows soil on darkened background rear panel that has other offerings from this: Hutchinson's Chestnut Library. This DJ is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. A racing ... View more info

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Guess Who's Coming to Santa's for Dinner?

By: dePaola, Tomie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32136

ISBN: 0399242716

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st impression hardcover with 3 sharp tips and spine ends, 48 pp text appears unread. Crisp and unmarked. Measures 10" x 11". Children's fiction. Ages 5-8. A houseful of relatives turns Mrs. C & Santa's Christmas into a string of surprises, from the arrival of a pet polar bear to a flaming plum pudding. View more info

The Banner Campfire Girls at the White House

By: Devries; Julianne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Clevenald, OH, The World Syndicate Pubs: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46739

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth covered boards with spine ends bumped and heavily rubbed, Board tips barely brushed at head, little more rubbing at lower board tips. Cloth at lower gutters rubbed through, 250 pp, heavy stock pages are tight and bright. Tidy Christmas gift dedication on inside frt cover. Front board ruled in black with black titles on cover and backstrip. No names, or tears. Page 62 & 63 discolored from a ribbon being laid in. Does not affect the reading of those two pages and the remainder of the text is very clean. View more info

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A Christmas Carol in Prose Being A Ghost Story of Christmas

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller Id: 14989

Condition: Very Good


156 pp glossy hardcover in vg condition. No dj. No names, tears or soil. Illustrated end papers. Gift quality volume. A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on December 19, 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. The book was written at a time when the... View more info

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Dickens' Christmas Carol

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals: 1978

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 18137

ISBN: 089542262X

Condition: Fine


Oversized glossy paperback with wrap-around cover art. Cover shows Scrooge carrying Tiny Tim on his Shoulder in the town square. 46 pp stapled text is fine. No ownership marks or damage. Tiny bit if curl to upper tips. View more info

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Carmello's Cat The Story of a Roman Christmas

By: Dobrin, Arnold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Coward, McCann Inc.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 5262

Condition: Very Good


Bumped, lightly rubbed corners and lower edges. 42 pp text tight and bright. Price clipped dj is laminated, displays well. Carmello finds a mother cat and her newborn kittens while helping his grandfather set up for a puppet show in the park and the boy immediately sets out to save them. View more info

Bert and I For Kids of All Ages Tales From Down East

By: Dodge, Marshall; Bryan, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ME, Down East Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41624

ISBN: 089272580X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing paperback in illustrated card covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally fine. 32 pp. Follows friends Bert and the narrator from Maine as they collide with a whale in their boat, and tell the stories of the narrator's childhood attachment to a Christmas turkey, and a man who is known for his moose-calling abilities. View more info

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Short Stories

By: Dostoievski, Fiodor

Price: $37.00

Publisher: CT, Appleby & Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10471

ISBN: 0008133263

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback, lightly browned text is tight and not brittle, paperback wrapper shows very light surface wear. Tidy name & gift dedication on fep. (From Mother) 248 pp. 1/2 inch split at foot of fep. Includes: An Honest Thief, A Novel in Nine Letters, An Unpleasant Predicament, Another Man's Wife, The Heavenly Christmas Tree, The Peasant Marey, The Crocodile, Bobok, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man. View more info

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

By: Duntze, Dorothee Illust

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42543

ISBN: 1558586083

Condition: Near Fine


First edition paperback with very light curl at tips of glossy paperback covers. 32 pp. text is crisp and unmarked. Lovely illustrations for each of the twelve days of Christmas featured in this charming holiday book. View more info

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The Story of The Christ Child

By: Edwards, Annette

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Wonder Books: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40320

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous 1st edition hardcover with negligible color loss at still sharp tips. As new inside, text is crisp, no names, tears or soil. No letter found on last pg, most probably the first edition. Story of the birth of Jesus for children. View more info

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Bake and Pack

By: Elliott, Kristin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Kristin Elliot:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 13662

Condition: Very Good +


Top-spiral bound book with card covers and card pages. Small ding at right side of heavy card cover. No date. 15 pp of easy to transport (shippable) goodies, including caramel and fudge sauces, cakes and cookies and chutney/relishes perfect for gift giving at holiday time. View more info

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Greta the Steadfast Sunshine Series

By: Enock, Ester E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Pickering & Inglis:

Edition: Undated

Seller Id: 46721

Condition: Very Good


Undated, 7 3/8" x 5" x 1" hardcover in illustrated butternut colored paper covered boards with black line drawing of two children sitting on a grassy knoll, one pointing at the sun rising over the horizon. Title and author above this drawing, and Sunshine Series imprinted below where the kiddos are seated. Ink 1942 Christmas gift dedication written on otherwise blank fep. A presentable hardcover which happens to be the first listed in the Sunshine Series title list imprinted on the lower corner-clipped rear dj flap. 96 pp text is crisp and bright without any tears or writing bu... View more info

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The Coat-Hanger Christmas Tree

By: Estes, Eleanor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Athenuem 1973 Stated first edition:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 4023

ISBN: 0689304161

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib hardcover #37058 stamped on lower front and rear cover and foot of title page. Corners lightly bumped, light surface soil on boards. All pages and pocket present. Text is crisp and clean. Ten-year-old Marianna desperately wants a Christmas tree but her mother refuses to be like every Tom-Dick-and-Harry. View more info

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Cherubim

By: Evans, Dolly Biehl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, The Daughters of St. Paul: 1983

Seller Id: 605

ISBN: 0819814369

Condition: Very Good


VG condition illustrated soft cover wrapper/no dj. 53 pp. Nice pics and story about a families search for their beloved tree topper angel. What will happen if they can't find Cherubim? View more info

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The Christmas Candle

By: Evans, Richard Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26714

ISBN: 0689823193

Condition: As New


Splendid 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. No former owners' names. Negligible wear on dj from storage, 28 pp text appears unread. More than suitable for gift-giving. On Christmas Eve, Thomas buys a magical candle that changes the way he views his fellow human beings and helps him feel charity for those less fortunate than him. View more info

Side Saddle For Dandy

By: Faulkner, Nancy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46705

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in brown tweedy looking paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends, board tips fairly sharp with color loss only. Christmas gift presentation on fep from previous owner dated 1954. Book is now in a unclipped pictorial facsimile dj with light cup ring shaped paper pull on frt panel and wear/chips at corners. Book and jacket display well in new mylar sleeve. No tears or soil within the 214 page text, page block tight and bright. Fictional story for young and old. When Dandy's posh Aunt shows up and declares that she has no more manners than a mongrel puppy, t... View more info

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Hounds, Gentlemen, Please!

By: Forbes, Commander W.B., R.N. (Maintop); Intro By The Marquis of Waterford

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44895

Condition: Good +


1st edition in red cloth with gilt titles, sunned on spine but bright on frt board. Cloth bumped at tips, head of spine cloth has two small tears from pulling off the shelf, one small chip out of lower board and three small breaks in cloth at foot. Text is tight and bright with tasteful vintage bookplate of Arthur Dickson on frt paste down. 29 b/w plates. Foxhunting history, how-to's and lore from an avid lover of the chase. 362 pp plus adverts. Chapters include: Hounds, Gentlemen, Please!/ On Going to Covert/ A Plea For Interest in Hounds/ Field Masters and Huntsmen: Amateur and Professio... View more info