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Jackanapes and The Peace Egg

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia; Intro and Notes By Blanche E. Weekes

Price: $22.00

Publisher: IL, The John C. Winston Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44386

Condition: Very Good +


Gift quality light brown background cloth with black illustration of a little girl riding her pony and blowing a little horn. School stamp on illust frt pastedn, no other exlib stamps or markings. No names or tears. Number written in black in margin on illust frt pastedn. 95 pp. View more info

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The Smugglers' Hole A Story For Brownies

By: Frigout, R. De B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40221

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant rust colored hardcover with tidy gift ded on frt pastedn. Beautiful price-clipped color dj is a professional reproduction that displays well. 87 stiff heavy stock pages with adverts in rear. Young children's adventure tale. View more info

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Mystery of the Gate Sign

By: Friskey, Margaret

Price: $27.00

Publisher: IL, Childrens Press: 1972

Seller Id: 46116

ISBN: 0516035428

Condition: Near Fine


7th printing of the first edition of 1958. Gorgeous hardcover in color illustrated paper covered boards with color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. Illustration of three bunnies looking up at a white sign that has the book title on it. Same cute illustration on frt and rear board. One faint school stamp on fep pastedown, no other evidence of being a former library copy. No names, tears or soil. Gift quality offering. View more info

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The Gingerbread Boy A Child Guidance Action Book

By: Goldsborough, June; Illustrator

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Child Guidance Books:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42754

Condition: Fair


Fair hardcover with rubbed tips and spine ends. All mechanical pages work but most have clear tape over splits in the clear mylar covering. No date, circa 1950s. All 10 pages present. View more info

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Danny Boy The Picture Pony

By: Goudey, Alice E. Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $375.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44450

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition with letter A on copyright page. A lovely book in yellow cloth with red illustration on frt bd and title on spine. Slight foxing on rear board. 95 p text crisp and bright, hinges fine, no noted foxing, no names, tears or soil. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows very light wear at tips, color loss at flap folds, tiny closed tears at gutter edges of frt panel. The carnival was coming to Pleasantville and the children were full of excitement. Most of all they wanted to see Danny Boy the wonderful performing pony. The story tells what ... View more info

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The Mystery at the Deserted Mill

By: Goven, Christine Noble; West, Emmy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Sterling Publishing Co.: 1963

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 44054

Condition: Fair


Well read exlibrary book with heavy wear on boards, previously reinforced at spine and tips with heavy library tape, spine re-glued in the past so text is tight, reinforded hinges, etc. Tape marks on boards and endpps, pocket pulled but all pgs present, spine cracked w/page block separated at head at last page and rep, nothing loose. Not pretty but all there. 152 pp. What *is* adorable about this book is that some child hand drew an illustration for the front panel of the handmade yellow paper dust wrapper. The teacher typed the title, properly on the backstrip, small triangle chip out of foo... View more info

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Double Standards

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Ace Tempo Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39764

ISBN: 0448156989

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition paperback cover has very light color loss at extrems from storage, internally crisp and bright. 150 pp. If honesty is supposed to be the best policy, why are people so deceitful? Everybody seems to stretch the truth when it suits their purpose. But when Sis found out that her dad was involved in real estate frauds she was devastated and decided to spend the summer working on her uncle's ranch where she would have time to think. But the Tanbark Ranch wasn't a haven of tranquility. One of the ranch hands was involved in a treacherous scheme that could destroy the ranch and th... View more info

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Little Red Riding-Hood

By: Grimm Brothers; Nicolau-Plamadeala, Marieta Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Roydon Publishing Co. Ltd.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 40633

ISBN: 0946674000

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1970. Tight bright copy with bumped tips, spine cocked at foot. Loosly written childs name on copyright page (last pg of book), rare rendition of the classic Grimm fable with lovely full color illustrations by Olac. View more info

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Albert The Alphabetical Elephant

By: Hargreaves, Roger

Price: $7.00

Publisher: FL, P.S.I. & Assoc, Inc.: 1982

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42500

ISBN: 0938261797

Condition: Fine


Fine copy with negligible color loss at still sharp tips. Glossy hardcover boards, 28 pp text mint with barely visible soil on rear blank pastedown. View more info

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Treehorn's Treasure

By: Heide, Florence Parry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31534

ISBN: 0823404250

Condition: Very Good +


Exlib with all pages and pocket present. Illustrated buckram boards with dj flap pasted to fep. B/w illustrations; unpaginated. In this story, Treehorn, a young boy, discovers a tree in his backyard whose leaves turn into dollar bills. When hetries to share his secret with others, he is repeatedly ignored but remains undaunted in this clever and amusing story. Story is acompanied by wonderful line drawings by Edward Gorey. This is the second of several "Treehorn"stories in which Heide and Gorey collaborated, the first being "The Shrinking of Treehorn.". View more info

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The Longaberger Bunnies in Herbie Goes To The Heartland County

By: Hill, Sharon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: OH, The Longaberger Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43048

Condition: Very Good


Illust glossy paper covered boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Small paper pull at head of frt pastedn, text tight and bright. No dj. Unpag, approx 32 pp Herbie and his family plant a garden in hopes that the produce will win them blue ribbons at the county fair. View more info

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Willie Woodchuck

By: Holt, Marion E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Samuel Lowe & Co.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40816

Condition: Very Good


Moderately surface worn and age-toned 1st edition paperback, Soil mark on rear cover, else crisp and unmarked. 20pp View more info

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Curly

By: Howe, Janet Rogers

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42839

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in turquoise cloth boards with blk line drawing of a terrier looking dog on frt cover. Tips lightly rubbed, hinges fine, 84 pp text tight and bright. Curly was not an aristocratic French poodle like his mother Fifi, nor a sturdy Scottie like his father Tam. He was just an ordinary mongrel. But he was also a smart little rascal and he learned rather quickly how to get along in the world. One of the easiest ways, he discovered, was to acquire good manners which helped him get adopted by a delightful family named Field, with a little boy named Jack and a little girl named ... View more info

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The Automagic Horse. An Adventure Story with a Touch of Magic

By: Hubbard, L. Ron

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CA, Bridge Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43191

ISBN: 088404906X

Condition: Fine


Illust glossy hardcover with light color loss at still sharp tips, text tight and bright. 83 p. The Automatic Horse is a colorful blend of high adventure and boisterous fun -- with a tantalizing touch of mystery -- fashioned by one of the world's master storytellers to excite and delight young imaginations everywhere. View more info

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Puppy Dog Tales

By: Jonas, Nita

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1964

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 29420

Condition: Near Fine


First US printing hardcover in illustrated glossy boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 24 pp text as new save for tidy ink name on illustrated fep. Collectible, gift quality, OVERSIZED offering measuring: 12 5/8" x 9 3/8" x 3/8" . View more info

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Lear's Nonsense Verses

By: Lear, Edward

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38098

Condition: Near Fine


1st Grosset & Dunlap edition in this format with this illustrator, 1967. Black illustrated cloth hardcover has color loss at periphery. Unpaginated (42 pp) text is crisp, last page has two micro closed tears at page outer edge from turning. Few light crease lines on the edges and there is a red ink dot on FEP. Charming drawings by Hans Christian Anderson award winner Tomi Ungerer. A wonderful gift quality offering full of children's verses. Not exlib. View more info

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Gorgonzola Zombies in the Park

By: Levy, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37986

ISBN: 0060214600

Condition: Near Fine


Black hardcover with bright green lettering on spine shows beautifully. Unclipped dj has minute curling along lower edge. 82 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing but does have lib stamp on FEP and a date stamp & black ink on rear paste down. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pp present. Sam and Robert make up a story about a Gorgonzola Zombie to scare their cousin Mabel, but strange and scary events convince all three that there really is a zombie haunting Central Park. View more info

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That's Just Fine and Who-o-o Did it

By: Lexau, Joan M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1971

Seller Id: 9027

ISBN: 0811667030

Condition: Very Good +


All pages & pocket present. Lightly rubbed tips and surface soil does not detract. Few page corners now unfolded, remainder tight and bright In the first of two fairy tales an old woman is just as satisfied whether the pot she finds contains gold or a stone. In the second a boy meets some of the wee folk. View more info

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Timelines Houses Habitats & Home Life

By: MacDonald, Fiona

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42806

ISBN: 0531143333

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition illust hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib. 48 pp. View more info

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Max and Sally and the Phenominal Phone

By: Macourek, Milos; Translated By Herrmann, Dagmar

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IL, Wellington Publishing Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19264

ISBN: 092298400X

Condition: Very Good +


First US edition. Slightly bowed rear board, text tight and bright. All pages and pocket present. As a reward for a kind deed, Max and Sally receive a magic telephone that performs incredible feats for its new owners. View more info