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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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Colin Baxter's Edinburgh Photographs of Scotland's Capital City SIGNED by Author

By: Baxter, Colin

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Colin Baxter Photography: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 46217

ISBN: 0948661011

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 2nd printing hardcover in glossy photo illustrated boards. SIGNED by author on half title page: "Colin Baxter '89". Fine copy inside and out with original purchase receipt from Jenners on Princes street laid in. Barely noticeable note on grey endpaper: Visited Edinburgh on 24-25 November 1989. No names, tears or soil present in the 96 pp text. Glossy unclipped dj in new mylar shows stunning photo of Edinburgh castle at dusk. Truly a book of photos of the city for there we saw only a few people in any of the photographs the entire volume. Breathtaking photos of the cas... View more info

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Hector Heathcote and the Knights

By: Bethell, Jean

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Wonder Books: 1965

Seller Id: 11257

Condition: Good +


Hardcover with light surface wear and soil, clear tape over backstrip, boards slightly cocked, 20 pp. text tight and yellowed. Hector Heathcote lives in a castle and one day through a series of events invents armor! View more info

Ogilvie, J. N., D.D.

By: Castle Memories Twenty Tales of Edinburgh Castle Fourth Edition

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. F. Henderson: 1919

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 47023

Condition: Very Good


4th Edition hardcover in olive green cloth covered boards with black titles, thistles and castle drawing on frt cover. Tips and spine ends bumped with light color loss but no rug through. Small ink name on frt pastedown, pencil name/addy on fep, rest of the 168 pp book is crisp, clean an unmarked showing no tears, and is not a former library book. Twenty stories, or "memories" of factual Scottish history plus tales of folk lore of this legendary "Castle on the Hill." 20 Memories are as follows: 1. The Passing of a Queen, A.D. 1093 2. A Perilous Climb, A.D. 1312 3. The Blac... View more info

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Whose Tree House?

By: Castle, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11704

Condition: Very Good


Tight and bright, DJ in new mylar looks great. 48 pp. Jay finds a wonderful tree house & plans it to be his own secret hideout but other creatures have other ideas about their tree house. View more info

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Ms. Frizzle's Adventures Medieval Castle

By: Cole, Joanna

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Scholasic Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37800

ISBN: 0590108204

Condition: Fine


Upper tip of adorable glossy hardcover has been lightly bumped otherwise a very nice copy. Unclipped dust jacket has lightly curled edges. Unpaginated with tight & bright text, no writing or tears. Ms. Fizzle and her student Arnold follow an underground passage beneath Craig's Castle shop and find themselves in the middle of a siege of a 12th century English castle, they learn a great deal about both castles and the Middle Ages. View more info

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Ms. Frizzles's Adventures: Medieval Castle

By: Cole, Joanna

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33597

ISBN: 0590108204

Condition: Very Good +


Ex-lib with rear endpaper neatly removed. Very bright and tight text. 48 pgs. From the creators of the Magic School Bus. When Ms. Frizzle and her student Arnold follow an underground passage beneath Craig's Castle Shop and find themselves in the middle of a siege of a 12th century English castle, they learn a great deal about both castles and the Middle Ages. View more info

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The Student Who Became King In Spite of Himself

By: Colos

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28389

ISBN: 0030919789

Condition: Very Good +


Black star stamp on fep, else tight and bright with lightly bumped tips, color loss only, no major rubbing. Not exlib. A Hungarian folk tale about a student who became a King, was married and given a castle to live in by a seven-headed dragon. View more info

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Real Estate Appraising (Step-by-Step) Second Edition

By: Creteau, Paul G.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ME, Castle Publishing Co: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 31031

ISBN: 0960337210

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant 2nd edition hardcover in faux red leather boards with black titles. Corners barely bumped, no rubbing but a few light white marks that don't show on the scan. Light underlining here and there. 222 pp. View more info

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Hare & Hounds. The Aldenham Harriers

By: Edwards, Eric

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, The Book Castle: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40166

ISBN: 1903747325

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in fine dj. 240 pp plus publishers other book offerings in rear. Gift quality The detailed history of the Aldenham Harriers who hunt the area bounded by Bedford, Welwyn, Watford and Tring, with Luton in the middle. "Organized and legal hunting for hare within thirty miles of London is a remarkable thing, and yet it has been going on for 124 years. This book .tells the story of how it all came about: the people and places involved, the characters, the trials and the achievements of the followers of a pack of hounds kept .in the same kennel in Hertfordshire for fi... View more info

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The Castle In The Sand A Hurricane Elves Story

By: Goff, George

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NC, GLR & C Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32142

ISBN: 0971922306

Condition: Near Fine


24 pg 1st edition paperback book tells of some children who found a mysterious castle on a beach on the Eastern shore of NC at Jockey's Ridge where some Hurricane Elves were found who taught them about the delicate natural balance of life on the shore, the damage Hurricanes can cause and the importance of marshes to the eco system of the shore life. View more info

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The Castle of the Crested Bird

By: Guillot, Rene; Translated By Gwen Marsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30435

ISBN: 0460057421

Condition: Fine


Stunning copy in red cloth boards with lightly bumped spine ends, corners still sharp. Internally as new, no marks. DJ unclipped, in new mylar showing one clean 1" closed tear at head of front dj panel, one clean 1" closed tear on head of rear panel, and a micro closed tear at foot of front panel near gutter of dj. Rear panel is white w/ flying bird illustration and is nice and clean. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. Collectible first edition. Lovely and mystifying tale, originally published as 'La Maison de l'oiseau'. Delagrave, 1966. Mariela had often gathered acorns in t... View more info

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Landmarks in Liverpool History

By: Harries, W. T.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Philip Son & Nephew Ltd: 1946

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 14918

Condition: Very Good +


2nd edition hardcover with small soil mark at head of illustrated front board from dj, text tight and bright. Grey background dj in new mylar toned at edges, a bit tatty at head, else vg. 124 pages. 26 chapters including subjects as The Nameless Village Becomes a Borough, The First Streets, Liverpool Castle, Liverpool Exports Manufactured Goods and Other Cargoes to Ireland, Liverpool Townsmen Make Rules for Buying and Selling. Liverpool Townsmen Make Sport and Merry, Prince Rupert Saks Liverpool, Liverpool Imports Sugar and Tobacco, Bryan Blundell Founds the Blue Coat School, Thomas Steers Mak... View more info

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Rumpty-Dudget's Tower

By: Hawthorne, Julian; Goode, Diane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41696

ISBN: 0394878620

Condition: Very Good +


Book with light rubs at tips, internally flawless. DJ w/a 1.5in closed tear and light rubs at tips displays well in new mylar. When young Prince Henry is carried off to the tower of the wicked dwarf Rumpty-Dudget, his brother and sister must complete several difficult tasks to bring about his freedom. View more info

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A City In Winter

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39905

ISBN: 0670868434

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Negligible surface wear from storage on unclipped dj. 147 pp. Text as new with 13 color illustrations by Van Allsburg. Driven to avenge the murder of her royal parents and reclaim her lost kingdom, a daring young heroine and would-be queen journeys to the besieged city on the plain to seek out its evil conqueror, the Usurper. View more info

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Once There Was a Knight

By: Hindley, Judy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6034

ISBN: 0394890078

Condition: Very Good +


Barely brushed extremities, dedication inside cover, text as new. Instructions on how to make your own cardboard castle and horse to wear/ride. Full of rainy day fun for kiddos. View more info

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The Chant Village Stories

By: Hyland, Cheryl

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Tempo Storieytime Series: 1982

Seller Id: 20432

Condition: Good +


Edges are rubbed and corners are bumped. 3 1/4 inch diagonial crease top front corner, and 2 full length creases on back cover, one on 1/8 inch closed tear. The Village of Chant lies just off the main London to Chester Road. It is a busy little place, with lots of shops and houses, and a very old castle. There are two main streets in Chant, the High Street and Chant Road, where the festival takes place every summer and where most of these stories happen. View more info

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The Best Cook SIGNED

By: Knobbe, Czeslaw

Price: $27.00

Publisher: MN, Sterling Design & Publishing Inc.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45727

ISBN: 0963032828

Condition: As New


Glossy hardcover in matching art unclipped dj. Tips and spine ends sharp, unclipped dj as new. Signed by author with a dog paw stamp on solid red fep. 24 pp text is crisp and unmarked. No names, not exlib. More than suitable for gift giving. The king, believing that a poor peasant is the best cook in the land, names him castle cook, and the new cook teaches him a lesson about hunger View more info

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Heroes, Horses & High Society Aiken from 1540

By: Lawrence Kay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: SC, Privately Printed: 1982

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 37702

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright, unmarked 4th printing hardcover in moderately worn, unclipped dj in mylar. 151 pgs. Small chip at foot of dj frt panel few small chips and rubbing at extremities, book itself is lovely. The illustrated history Aiken from the famous Wilcox Inn, it's famous visitors including Winston Churchill and his wife, , Count and Countess Bernadette of Sweden, Irene Castle, Elizabeth Arden, Fred Astair and Grace Moore. Winter Residents at the resort have included Vanderbilts, William K and Harold, Grandsons of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, Evelyn Walsh McLean of "Hope Diamond" fame... View more info

Edinburgh & Country Croonings

By: Lumsden, James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William MacDonald & Co. LTD.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 47025

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in dark green cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles and an illustrated gilt castle & thistle on frt cover. Head of spine and 4 tips bumped, foot of same fine. Delicate patterned woodgrain puzzle piece decorated endpapers. No names tears or soil in the 352 pp text. Hinge papers fine, no foxing, crisp unread copy. Spine of book is not sunned at all. First edition of the selected poems of the Scottish writer James Lumsden, who sometimes published under the name Samuel Mucklebackit. Included in rear is a word glossary that will prove useful to man... View more info