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The Unbroken Web Stories & Fables

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43247

ISBN: 0517542315

Condition: Very Good +


Very good, 1st edition hard cover with Brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. Text crisp and unmarked.. Price clipped dj in new mylar has a closed tear at head of spine and small rub at frt board fore edge, still displays well. 142 pp. Well illust in color and b/w. View more info

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Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, McLoughlin Brothers:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44546

Condition: Good


Solid 1st edition hard cover in grey illustrated cloth boards showing a wolf or fox and a frog w/pine trees in background, pond with lillypads in foreground. Tips fairy sharp, spine ends bumped. Cloth soiled. Inner hinges cracked, text browned. Few small taped tears and ghosting from erased pencil check marks in the156 pp text. Profusely illustrated by Griset & Weir with color frontis of a red fox and a rabbit, all other illust in b/w, but include many full page plates. An exhaustive volume with 187 fables!. View more info

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The Swineherd

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated By Erik Blegvad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30427

ISBN: 0152837159

Condition: Fair


Exlib with all pages and pocket present. Some finger soil, few small closed tears on some page edges, small split in rear hinge paper, page block sewing a tad wobbly but holding. Unclipped dj has a closed tear on frt flap, wear at tips, few small chips, displays well in new mylar. Rare volume illust and translated by Blegvad, an artist from Andersen's own Denmark. With delicate humor and gentle truth this tale tells of the foolish princess who valued material things more than Nature's gifts, who preferred a trinket to a perfect rose or a golden-voiced nightingale, and who did not recognize tru... View more info

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The Wee Little Woman

By: Barton, Byron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 42709

ISBN: 0060233885

Condition: Very Good


Glossy hardcover with bumped tips and few indentations on boards, bit of soil on endpps, text tight and bright. First edition, third printing. When a wee little woman milks her wee little cow and leaves the bowl of milk on her wee little table, the situation proves too tempting for a mischievious wee little cat. View more info

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Baby's Own Mother Goose

By: Blake, Vivienne Illustrator

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rand McNally: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7933

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover with slight bow to boards, marker doodle on fep, title page loose at foot 1", remainder of 28 pp text is tight and bright. Cute illustrated endpps. Book measures 8" x 10". Nice cover w/Start-Right educationally sound banner across foot of board (as published). Working copy. View more info

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The Helpful Dwarfs

By: Bohatta, Ida; English Version By Jonathan Roth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, ARS: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44173

ISBN: 0867240156

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition hardcover with color loss to bumped glossy hardcover boards, few light surface scratches, two tiny indentations near frt cov fore edge. 24 pp crisp and unmarked. No names, tears, soil, dog-ears, etc. The Dwarfs decide to open a clinic for sick insects and get a bit more than they bargained for. View more info

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The Golden Egg Book

By: Brown, Margaret Wise

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Golden Press: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 44576

ISBN: 0307120457

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly rubbed tips, internally flawless. Tall book 12 3/4 x 9.5 in. Too large for the flat rate envelope and will incurr add'l post for priority or international destinations. 32 pp. A lonely little bunny finds an egg, and when it hatches into a duckling, they become friends. 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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My Dandelion Library 18 Volume Boxed Set

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $250.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27832

Condition: Very Good +


VG box with some clear tape reinforcements, some splits to box edges but all intact and holding well. Full set of 18 books are lightly rubbed at tips, internally fine. No names, tears soil or markings. Rare complete boxed set from the 60's with Babar on one side of the box and Trubloff the mouse on the other (small abrasion and pen doodle on the side with Trubloff but it is not an eyesore. More than presentable, total blast from the past and a perfect gift from yesteryear for any book fanatic. Titles include: Babar and his Children & The Tale of Benjamin Bunny / The Uncle Wiggly Book & Stories... View more info

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Greek Myths

By: Coolidge, Olivia E

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1949

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller Id: 41186

ISBN: 0395067219

Condition: Good +


19th printing hardcover in brown cloth with gilt medallion on cover, corners bumped but not rubbed. Exlib with all pgs and pocket present. Ink doodling on endpapers, some surface soil but text tight. Paper pull on rear pastedn. Unpriced, uncliipped DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction with light soil on frt flap and a small chip at head of rear flap affecting no text, displays well. 242 pp. with A List of Proper Names and Pronunciation Guide in rear. A solid reading copy. View more info

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Greek Myths

By: Coolidge, Olivia E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1949

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 18977

Condition: Very Good +


Brown cloth hardcover with gilt medallion on cover, corners bumped but not rubbed, bit of discoloration on boards, text tight and bright, pages are crisp with two small lines of white-out on upper tips of fep. 1849 date on copyright page, no printing numbers, no date on foot of title page. This is a very tidy exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. 242 pp plus list of proper names and pronunciation guide in rear. Unpriced, original dust wrapper in brand new mylar shows soil on frt flap and small chip at head of rear flap but no text affected. This handsome volume is a truly unusual c... View more info

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The Chatterbox

By: Cooper-Willis, Euan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36630

ISBN: 0216892082

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely crisp 1st edition paperback with negligible color loss at tips from storage. Faint yellow spot on inside cover, else as new, no names, tears or soil. Story of a young man who found a treasure in the woods and was worried about his wife blabbing it all over the village and their landowner demanding he turn it over. He has an idea and when he's through, indeed the landowner hears about the treasure, but his plan works out that his wife is made to look like a babbling idiot and he's able to keep the treasure. View more info

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Princess Navina Visits Malvolia From the Diary of Count Nef

By: Count Nef

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ID, Lytton Publishing Co: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30740

ISBN: 0915728095

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface wear to tips of glossy illustrated wrapper, slight soil mark along upper edge of inside cover, else fine. 54 pgs. Scarce and collectible children's paperback with illustrations by Diana Schuppel Reid. Many years ago, King Hobart Hollenstein, ruler of the Duchy of Pancratia, sent his heir apparent, the Princess Navina, on a world tour to study the governments of other lands. The king believed that the understanding of foreign customs to be gained from such a journey was the best possible preparation for a future monarch. In command of the touring party was the princess's bel... View more info

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Andy and The Lion

By: Daugherty, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 41463

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st printing paperback with light wear at tips, covers and text uncreased. Collectible first printing.72 pp In this retelling of Androcles and the Lion, Andy meets a lion on the way to school and wins his friendship for life by removing a thorn from his paw. View more info

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The Serpent's Teeth. The Story of Cadmus

By: Farmer, Penelope and Connor, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 5083

ISBN: 0001957554

Condition: Very Good +


VG+ ex-lib hardcover in VG+ price clipped dj with lightly bumped & rubbed extremities. Text tight and bright, no library marks on dj save for faint glue rems from formerly placed sticker. DJ price clipped and was previously glued to boards, has been lifted leaving faint paper pulls. View more info

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Reynard The Fox

By: Firman, Sidney G.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Co.: 1929

Seller Id: 45813

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hardcover in blue cloth boards showing bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Illust endpps (3, as fep has been removed). No names or tears, 86 pp text tight with occasional soil. 1 color full page plate frontis, and 9 other full page drawings in b/w. Slight watermark at foot and fore-edge of first 5 pages, title page age-toned but not brittle. Two 1/2" closed page tears on fore edge of frontispiece margin and title page. A classic children's fable of a fox and his woodland friends, Bruin the bear, Cackle the Crow, Puss the cat, and an un-named wolf. Book is now covere... View more info

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MacRibbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland

By: Fontane, Theodor; Translated By Bell, Anthea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picture Book Studio: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33652

ISBN: 1856180131

Condition: Near Fine


Book in near fine condition . Front and back cover tips slightly bumped. Text is clean, tight and bright. 24 pp. Darling and very rare tale in rhyme of an elderly Scotsman who had a pear tree in his yard and would share the fruit with all his neighbors. When he died, he asked to be buried with one of his delicious pears, knowing that his heir was greedy and wouldn't let anybody near the tree after he was gone. Three years after his death, a pear tree shoot sprang up from his grave and grew into a fine large fruit tree that holds the loving spirit of McRibbeck and continues to drop fruit for a... View more info

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Mother Goose

By: Fujikawa, Gyo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41864

ISBN: 0448018101

Condition: Very Good


This book came in two page counts. This is the smaller format with 77 pages. A reprint hardcover with bumped spine ends, tips lightly rubbed, no ownership names in spaces provided. Really pretty full color endpapers. View more info

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Mother Goose

By: Fujikawa, Gyo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27971

ISBN: 0448018101

Condition: Very Good


This book came in two page counts. This is the larger deluxe format with 125 pages. A reprint hardcover with bumped spine ends, tips lightly rubbed, one crack through frt gutter, gift dedication on fep, no ownership names in spaces provided. View more info

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Dr. Gardner's Fables For Our Times

By: Gardner, Richard A., M.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Creative Theraputics: 1981

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 42306

ISBN: 093381206X

Condition: Near Fine


Kelly green paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Text crisp and bright, name on fep and frt pastedn, No tears or soil. 140 pp. View more info