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The Two of Them

By: Aliki

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Greenwillow Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20516

ISBN: 0688842259

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover exlib with typical imperfections with pocket and rep missing. Price clipped dj has 3/4 of the rear dj flap missing, now in new mylar and looks good. 28 pp text has a few taped lower page tears and a bit of finger soil. Solid working copy describes the relationship of a grandfather and his granddaughter from her birth to his death. View more info

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New England Gothic

By: Allen, Addison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: PA, Chilton Book Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39609

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible copy, stated first edition on copyright page. Lilac colored cloth boards with sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends, no rubbing. Bit of age toning/spotting on backstrip cloth with a one inch darker rust colored mark in frt gutter cloth which is fairly visible as well on front pastedown along with some other micro foxing marks on pastedowns and edge of page block. Tidy name also on frt pastedn but is all but hidden under unclipped frt dj flap. Sounds worse than it looks. 250 pp. Illustrated dj shows color loss and light rubbing at extremities. Spine sunned but title still leg... View more info

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The Nightingale

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Zwerger, Lisbeth; Translated from the Danish By Anthea Bell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33502

ISBN: 0735811180

Condition: Near Fine


Not exlib. DJ flaps affixed to boards, tips sharp, lovely glossy hardcover in matching dj. Gift dedication on fep, small area of color loss from erasure on upper right hand corner of green fep. Pages tight, bright and unmarked. 32 pp. Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him. View more info

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The Bracelet

By: Ballard, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UT, Gibbs Smith Publisher: 2003

Seller Id: 40796

ISBN: 1586850504

Condition: Fine


2nd printing hardcover in matching dj showing negligible color loss on tips of dark background dj. No names, tears or soil within. 32 pp. Miss Thompson's student Teddy was a boy she just didn't like. But when Teddy gives her a gaudy rhinestone bracelet and a half a bottle of perfume for Christmas - things that belonged to his mother who has died - she has a complete change of heart. View more info

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The Complete Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes Volume 1 Only. 1st Limited/Numbered Edition

By: Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Gosse, Edmund (Edits and Introductions).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, The Franfrolico Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31638

Condition: Good


One of 750 numbered copies, this being volume one of set 452. One volume only = The First Part. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated with wood cuts from Holbein's The Dance of Death. Tall octavo. Cloth-backed patterned paper boards, chipped, yellowed paper label on spine retains all of the title. Corners quite rubbed, boards slightly bowed, internally tight with age toned, untrimmed leaves. 257 pp. View more info

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Gunsmith's Boy

By: Best, Herbert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, The John C. Winston Co.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27690

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in orange cloth boards bumped but not rubbed, few light indentations on front board, innards fine, nice pictorial endpapers. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows rubbed tips and few tiny closed tears, 1/4" loss at head of spine panel doesn't affect title. Young Seth Ellis set out from Albany to join his Uncle, who was a trapper, in upper New York State. It was a long, weary journey afoot, and it seemed twice as long to Seth when he found his uncle's cabin deserted and knew he would have to retrace his steps. It was luck that led Seth to knock at Gamalial Reed's door and as... View more info

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Ferdinand Magellan Why They Became Famous Series

By: Bitossi, Sergio; Translated By Stephen Thorne

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Silver Burdett & Co.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21200

ISBN: 0382069846

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with owner's name on fep, light color loss to extremities of brown glossy card covers, 62 pp text fine. Recounts how the 16th century Portuguese explorer launched the first voyage around the world, although he met his death before his men completed the expedition. View more info

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The Legend of the Hounds

By: Boker, George Henry; Intro by Owen Culbertson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, William Edwin Ridge: 1929

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45442

Condition: Near Fine


Limited first edition hardcover, one of 800 copies. Book is fine with tidy name on fep, text flawless. Interesting wood-tone paper covered boards over green cloth backstrip with bright gilt title. Tatty slipcase present and doing its job but tips are well worn, 1 inch chip at head and slipcase foot is totally missing. 32 pg poem about a fox who led a pack of hounds to their death. View more info

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Silly the Snail & Willie The Worm's Big Adventure

By: Bonfadini, John E., Ed.D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: VA, Three E's Consulting: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32558

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with color loss at tips and creases along stapled spine. 24 pp text tight and bright. Silly Snail and Willy Work disobey their parents and go to the fishing hole only to narrowly escape death and learn a valuable lesson. Published by the member-owned electric cooperatives of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. View more info

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Ana Lee the Manatee SIGNED

By: Bray, Rich

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Www.biobooks.org: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32680

ISBN: 0970791100

Condition: As New


Author's presentation copy, SIGNED on fep "To Cameron & Austin Ana Les says 'Thanks' Rich Bray along with a small drawing of a bunny w/goofy eyes. 71 pgs. As new glossy hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Charming tale of a baby manatee who gets separated from her family (when 'razor death' - a speedboat - comes by) and the dangers she encounters as she searches for them - told in rhyme to appeal to children, and illustrated with lively and expressive watercolors by Julia Matteson. Includes 4 pp of facts about this endangered species. The author is a biologist who works in the enviro... View more info

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R. Caldecott's Picture Book No.1.

By: Caldecott, R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne:

Seller Id: 34782

Condition: Very Good


Light blue/gray cloth boards with bright black/orange illustration show bumped (not rubbed) tips, tidy former name on fep, glue residue on blank cream colored endpapers from former flaps being glued down, one page has crayon marks, rest of text crisp and clear. No date found. No barcodes or ISBN numbers. 31 pp. Original cream background, duotone illustrated dust wrapper is fab without chips or tears. 4 classic Caldecott tales in one volume: The Diverting History of John Gilpin/ The House That Jack Built/ An Elegy On the Death of a Mad Dog/ The Babes in the Wood. View more info

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The Rose and Three Dragons Vol. I. SIGNED

By: Cambetta, Ash

Price: $27.00

Publisher: MD, Bond Publising Co.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 5875

ISBN: 0939296136

Condition: Very Good


Light surface wear, 177 pp text as new signed by author: To Jill and Dawn with sincere wishes for your salvation today. Ash Cambetta. June 10, 1989. An epic novel in two volumes. Ours is volume 1 and deals with Jesus as the Rose, Barabbas as Dragon One and Hitler as Dragon Two. Barabbas is a revolutionary obsessed with overthrowing the tyranny of the Roman Empire. Dragon Two is Hitler. Not one war scene is described here. Rather, the Fuehrer is analysed in terms of his private life, his relationship with Eva Brawn, the influence of Karl Marx and witchcraft on his thinking, his mania to r... View more info

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The Church Year Its Seasons, Feasts, Fasts, Devotions and Other Observances 1st ED HB

By: Canevin, Archbishop Regis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, The Sign Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38679

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in deep purple boards with gilt blindstamped titles. Spine bumped and sunned; tips rubbed, no board showing; discoloration on front and rear boards. 216 pp. plus index. Ghosting on endpps. from previous Dj; former owner's name penned on FEP; tanned with age; 1-1/4 in. closed tear on Index page; 1/4 in. closed tear pg 74; otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Bishop Canevin was consecrated Coadjutor-Bishop of Pittsburgh in 1903, and became Bishop at Pittsburgh at the death of Bishop Phelan, December 21, 1904. This book contains the articles written by Archbishop Canevin aft... View more info

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Agapito The Poignant tale of a Boy's Unfolding World

By: Cardona-Hine, Alvaro

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribners: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43944

Condition: Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in bright yellow cloth with red patchwork style design on frt board, corners and spine ends sharp, text flawless. 117 pp. Unclipped vividly illustrated dj in new mylar shows perfectly, no tears, chips or color loss anywhere. DJ illust by Marian Ebert, no illust within the text. Uncommon title in gift quality condition. From the front flap: Agapito is a discovery - unusual in form as well as in content. The story of a boy in his seventh year, it immediately involves the reader's senses, both physical and emotional. In a highly affecting narrative consisting of a ser... View more info

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All of God's Creatures Go to Heaven

By: Carney, Susan R. Rev.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Trent's Prints and Publishing: 2006

Seller Id: 38635

ISBN: 1934035149

Condition: Near Fine


Brightly illustrated hardcover; glossy folio. Dj slightly worn with several small tears around edges and bumped at top back panel; shows well in new mylar and is as brightly illustrated as the book itself. 30 pages of tight, clean text; adorable pictorial front & rear paste-downs. This charming book is overflowing with illustrations full of simplicity and wonderment that only comes from the very young. In this case, they did indeed come from the very young as many were drawn by Emily Witter, the author's 12-yr old niece. With her own core beliefs, Scripture and other literary quotes, the autho... View more info

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Ruffian: Queen of the Filllies

By: Claflin, Edward

Price: $16.00

Publisher: CN, Scrambling Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33168

Condition: Good +


Photo illustrated 2st edition paperback covers show surface wear and some light color loss, one chip at spine filled in by former owner w/brown marker, not an eyesore but not a perfect match. Previous owner's name on fep. 104 pp. The story of a magnificent thoroughbred, the greatest filly of all time, and the match race that led to her tragic death. View more info

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Why the Robin Has a Red Breast

By: Cleophas, Sister Mary, S.C.L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, St. Paul Editions:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 45919

Condition: Very Good


Nice paperback with slight age toning along top & along stapled spine edge. Sticker pull at foot of rear cover, 23 pp text is tight & bright text with no writing, soil, tears or blemishes. No date of publication found. Probable first edition by this publisher. A story about a little Robin who tried to help save Jesus during the time of his death & resurrection. View more info

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Look Magazine The Day JFK Died Part Two of Death of a President February 7, 1967

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Cowles Communications Inc: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31239

Condition: Very Good


Light wear and curl to cover tips, internally crisp and tight. No loose pages, no tears, writing or soil but pages are age toned. Fabulous vintage color adverts throughout. Includes features on Jack Lemmon, Will Russia Win the SST Race? Report from Germany: Strange Bedfellows in Bonn, The World of Leo Orsten. Is It Greek to You? San Francisco Story: A Dancer Rocks the Slums, a chocolate fondu recipe, plus much more. View more info

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Hunting In County Kilkenny SIGNED

By: Corballis, Caroline

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ireland, Castlefield Publications: 1999

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44545

ISBN: 0953575004

Condition: Fine


Exceedingly rare work signed by Caroline Corballis on half title pg. Gift quality burgundy leather with bright gilt title. Originally published in 1999 with a dust wrapper, this is a lovely un-jacketed full leather book, also dated 1999, It is a special offering gleaned from the few unbound copies left over after the first run. This book does not say second printing. 287 pp of Kilkenny Hunt history in superb anecdote and illustration from the first master Sir John Power in 1797 to the unexpected death of Victor McCalmont in 1992. The author enjoyed access to many diaries, albums and memoi... View more info

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The Wind of the Camargue

By: de Cesco, Federica; Translated from the German By Stella Humphries

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40603

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover exlib with pocket and all pp present. Names and tape marks on endpps. Original color photo illust dj in new mylar displays well with color photo of one of the wild White Horses of the French countryside region of Camargue on frt panel. 191 pp. Best-selling author of novels for young people Federica de Cesco was born near Venice, spent her childhood in Italy, East Africa, Germany and Belgium studying languages, art and philosophy. At the age of 16, angered by a teacher's comment that she had no literary talent, she wrote her first book which was published in France and the... View more info