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The Magic Picture

By: Alexander, Martha

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Puffin: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36992

ISBN: 0140505059

Condition: Near Fine


As new save for light crease on frt cover. Adorable, wordless flip book where two girls in a picture on the wall come to life and pinch three muffins a young boy has placed on the table in front of them. The girls each eat one and after the boy comes back to find all three muffins missing, he scolds the sleeping dog under the table. After he leaves the room again, the girls feed the last muffin to silence the barking dog. View more info

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Blaze and The Lost Quarry

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46890

ISBN: 068971775X

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the first edition hardcover in illustrated heavy library buckram covered boards with same art as the dj cover. Boards and endpapers have partial tape marks, corners bumped but not rubbed. Card pocket and all pages present. One library stamp on title page, rest of text is clear same for some light marginal handling soil. 47 pp. Price clipped original jacket is complete and without call tags on backstrip but is now 1/8 short for the book due to the added buckram, still displays well in new mylar. Billy and Blaze discover the path to an old quarry where they discover and re... View more info

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Stories to Read to the Very Young

By: Battaglia, Aurelius

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45303

Condition: Good


Glossy oversized hardcover with rubbed tips and spine ends. Trace of sticker rems on frt cover. Tidy name in space provided. 20pp crisp and unmarked with one short closed tear on outer edge of one leaf. Absolutely adorable art. Includes The Polite Little Polar Bear by Margaret Wise Brown/ The Spider and the Fly by Mary Howitt/ The Little Old Woman Who Used Her Head and How She Got a Feather Bed by Hope Newell/ The Teeny Tiny Omelet by Rose Dobbs/ How Spot Found a Home by Lucy Sprague Mitchell and The Kind Dog Catcher by Jane Thayer. View more info

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Gunnerman

By: Bigelow, Horatio; Foreword By Col. Harold P. Sheldon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1939

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 20187

Condition: Very Good +


1st Limited edition hardcover. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends a bit more so. Gilt vignette of hunter and dog on cover, somewhat dulled gilt on backstrip. 2" split in leather only (barely noticable) in front gutter. Tiny watermark on foot of page block. Innards fine. 246 pp. Un-numbered limited edition, sporting stories, game bird and deer hunting in the sporting south, includes a chapter on Archibald Rutledge and various recipes for game meats & sauces in rear. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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The Adventures of Pockets Malone

By: Blanchette, Dave

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pockets Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34791

ISBN: 188642800X

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition hardcover with slightly cocked spine and gift sticker on frt pastedown, 34 pp text fine. Pockets Malone and a friend take a walk through town and encounter many adventures. Pockets uses his head and the things in his pockets to help Officer Henry, Music MacFeet, and Mrs. Boleski's cat. Are there enough mysterious gadgets left in his pockets to stop the town bully and keep a vicious dog from biting? Meet Pockets Malone and see. View more info

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Battersea Tails

By: Boyle, Katie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, The Dogs' Home Battersea: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15576

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition soft cover with light curl to frt cover. 48 pp. Stories of the Battersea home for dogs in London, England. View more info

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Patrick Goes A-Hunting

By: Brann, Esther

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44388

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality collectible first edition in light brown background cloth with cream paper paste on art that matches the dj. Corners sharp, spine ends barely bumped, one tidy, barely noticeable name on illust fep, else, no fault. Not exlib. Unclipped.dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light, even surface soil on cream background parts of frt panel. Small chips at tips, peach background rear panel soiled near plain, title-less backstrip. 48 pp. Patrick or Pat for short, was not a hunting dog. He was not a bit like his country cousins, the farm dogs. Their ears were always pr... View more info

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Rab and His Friends

By: Brown, John M.D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1898

Seller Id: 43118

Condition: Good +


1898 paperback. 32 pp chipped at tips and fore-edge of rear endpaper w/no loss to text, all pages present. Page block taped into professionally reproduced covers. Story written in 1859 and reprinted many times since by a Scottish Doctor about a stray bull terrier and his boy. View more info

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No Trouble At All

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44468

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Lovely copy in bright and clean orange cloth with black titles and illustration on cover, black titles on backstrip. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Text tight and bright w/age-toned endpapers. Fep has a touch of ghosting from erased pencil price, edge of 126 page block tidy save for dusty top edge, text crisp and unmarked. Professionally reproduced dj shows chips and color loss but shows OK in new mylar. Presentable first edition copy of a fabulous tale of a dog named 'Trub", (short for Trouble) and his adventures from puppyhood through life. Brown line drawings throughou... View more info

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Piper's Pony The Story of Patchwork

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44312

Condition: Very Good


True 1st Ed with Scribner's letter A on copyright page. Illust green background boards with green cloth spine. Rubbing and age-toning at extremities, text clean, no marks, coloring, dog eared pages. Not exlib. Hinges tight, 6 closed lower page edge tears measuring 1/2 in to 1in. No loss, not taped. Book now in clear mylar wrap and displays well. Landscape format book is 8 3/4 in tall by 11 1/4 in long by about one inch thick. Unpaginated text. 78 pp. Born to a coal mining pony and sold at a horse fair when he was a weanling to some gypsies. Over the years Patchwork was sold or traded ... View more info

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No Trouble At All

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37014

Condition: Good +


First Edition. Moderately soiled orange cloth with black titles and illustration on cover, black titles on backstrip. Corners bumped and rubbed with lower fore-edge rubbed through 126 pp text tight and bright w/age-toned and lightly finger soiled endpapers. Black ink spot on rear pastedown, occasional light fingerprint in a few margins but no text or images soiled. Professionally reproduced dj shows chips and color loss but shows OK in new mylar. Solid first edition copy of a fabulous tale of a dog named 'Trub", (short for Trouble) and his adventures from puppyhood through life. Brown l... View more info

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Adventures of Jack Antique Repro Dog Story for Children

By: Brundage, Frances

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MO, Gallery Graphics, Inc: 1995

Seller Id: 43437

Condition: Good +


VG glossy paperback card covers with few creases. 13 pp well illustrated in color by the author has two small closed page tears from turning. The cover shows Jack wearing a green eye patch but he is not blind in one eye. The drawings inside he is a normal, 2-eyed dog and his adventures center around one bossy, klepto cat. View more info

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The Small Adventures of Dog

By: Buck, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1969

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 43280

Condition: Near Fine


Illust cloth hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Internally crisp and bright. Stated 1st American Edition. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows soil on white background areas, small chip at head of frt gutter, displays well. View more info

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BORU Dog of the O'Malley

By: Chipperfield, Joseph E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46519

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in color illustrated cloth boards in matching illustrated dust wrapper. Nice copy with bumped spine ends, tips fairly sharp. No call tags or letters on spine of book or matching DJ. Pocket pulled but all pages present. Front free end paper has been glued to the pastedown so book opens to the half title page. I saw some faint fingerprints in margins when thumbing through the book. Price-clipped dj in new mylar displays well but flaps have glue residue from formerly placed clear cello tape. Small sticker pull on rear dj panel taking part of a word or two fro... View more info

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My Bedtime Book A Big Golden Book

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Golden Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40275

Condition: Very Good


Brilliant copy with light wear at tips, light age-toning on white background boards. Impression (not poked through) on rear gutter 1", no names tears or soil. Stated 1964 printing. A BIG GOLDEN BOOK. 12.75" tall x 9.50" wide. No names, tears or soil. Collectible copy contains stories by Jane Watson, Margaret Wise Brown. Illustrated in color by Williams. Oversized, Add'l postage for priority or international destinations. View more info

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Woofus The Woolly Dog A Fuzzy Wuzzy Book

By: Curry, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: WI, Whitman Publishing Co,: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44336

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely illust glossy salmon and aqua background hardcover with a a fuzzy illustration of what looks like an unclipped standard poodle on the cover. Title page also has a fuzzy head shot and pages throughout likewise. Internally tight and bright with no names or tears. NOT exlib. Gift quality book in a professionally reproduced dust wrapper with light handling soil 1.5 in closed tear at head of front flap fold and a crescent shaped chip on head of rear panel. Being a copy, the dj is not fuzzy but appears to be, it reproduced beautifully and is now in new mylar to protect dj and book. 28 pp. Som... View more info

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Kazan The Wolf Dog

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1914

Seller Id: R46514

ISBN: 2800641541

Condition: Very Good


No date on this Grosset & Dunlap reprint, first two dates on verso title page are 1914 (copyrights obtained by The Bobbs-Merrill Co.,) and renewed by Ethel M. Curwood in 41. No names, tears or soil inside. Head of 244 pp text is dyed burgundy. Brown 'tweedy' paper covered boards with small split in paper at spine head. Story title and decorative edging on backstrip title. Famous Dog Stories and G, D, with a thistle flower separating these two initials are all that is decorating the front tweedy paper covered boards. Spine ends and upper tips bumped, lower tips still sharp. Unclipped (... View more info

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Horses of Destiny

By: Downey, Fairfax: Story; Paul Brown: Illustrations

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46283

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in slightly cocked rust cloth covered boards with gold title on cover and barely visible gold title on backstrip. Near fine condition with sharp tips and spine ends, inner hinge papers secure, 186 pp text is crisp, clean, shows no foxing or dog ears and is beautifully illustrated with full page, pen & ink line drawings by Paul Brown. Un-clipped professionally reproduced, illustrated taupe background dust jacket shows color loss and tiny chips at board tips, touch of abrasion along dj flap folds, 1/4 inch of loss at head of spine doesn't affect the illustrator's name ... View more info

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Horses of Destiny

By: Downey, Fairfax; Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $37.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46251

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in grey buckram cloth covered boards with brown titles and horse line drawing. Exlib with board tips and spine ends bumped/rubbed, pocket and all pages present. Former owner's cute ink stamp with her and her horse' name, a line drawing of a horse along with unique, taupe and grey spider web illustrated endpprs. Former owner's name also affixed to foot of title page. 186 pp well illustrated text shows occasional fingerprint smudge in margins only. Couple of now unfolded dog-ears and four small check marks in the contents list plus a half a circle with green marker ... View more info

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BORU The Story of an Irish Wolfhound

By: Dunn, J. Allan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller Id: R46520

Condition: Very Good


This is a factual story. A nice color illustrated hardcover with bumped spine ends showing color loss and fairly sharp tips. Grey cloth covered boards display well despite some very faint splotchyness on periphery and some rubbing at head of spine cloth. One tidy, 1967 gift presentation on fep, 195 pp text is untrimmed on the fore-edge, and is dyed a faint pink color at head of page block. Not exlib. Price-clipped color illustrated dust wrapper shows BORU scrapping with a bald eagle. BORU is a real dog, presented by a man who knows and loves dogs and who can make them live in the pages... View more info