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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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Mr. Teddy's Journey SIGNED

By: Allen, Timothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: AL, Ashley & Taylor Publishing: 2005

Edition: Possible First

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller Id: 37927

ISBN: 0974546976

Condition: Near Fine


Adorable pictorial paperback has a light crease along gutter and a small diagonal crease along upper tip otherwise shows beautifully. 103 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. Mr. Teddy's Journey follows a very special teddy bear who enters into the lives of four special children and one lonely teacher and offers a heart filled with love and a pair of fuzzy ears that strain at all times to listen to what might seem to others to be even the most inconsequential thoughts. View more info

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It's Me

By: Atlas, Yehuda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Adama Books: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 39653

ISBN: 0915361205

Condition: Near Fine


Spine end tips slightly bumped. All else in excellent condition. No dj. 44 pp. A boy experiences typical problems such as being hit by a bully, breaking something, and worrying about losing his mother in a crowd. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Additional images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. View more info

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Katzimir the Greatest

By: Baumann, Hans; Translated by Marsh, Gwen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Son's Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11083

ISBN: 0460068288

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover shows negligible surface wear from storage, text tight with one paper clip 'dent' and one red pen dash on the edge not affecting text or illustrations. Ghosting from erased old price on title page. Rear board has a small wrinkle from a prior crease, not a distraction and is not warped. 32 pp. Katzimir the cat, longs for adventures but he is constantly told that he is "too small". So he tries to show everyone how fearless he is by taking on difficult tasks without showing how frightened he really feels. View more info

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Anna Banana And Me

By: Blegvad, Lenore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Margaret K. McElderry Books: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24862

ISBN: 0689502745

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover with bumped spine ends, pocket and all pages present. Bit of finger soil on text, tiny split in foot of front hinge paper 1/2". Anna Banana's fearlessness in spires a playmate to face his own fears. View more info

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The Two Worlds of Noriko

By: Breck, Vivian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10677

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to tips of 1st edition hardcover book, bumped spine ends, light age toning in gutters. 190 pp. Everyone was excited about Noriko Yamata's three-month trip to Japan - everyone but Noriko. She was convinced that the trip would mean losing Ken Mogi - that he'd take a job in some far off city and forget her. But she really couldn't refuse her parents' generous graduation gift or defy her father. For even though she was twenty-one and had been born and brought up in America, he expected strict obedience from her, in accordance with Japanese traditions. View more info

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Shadows

By: Canty, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42118

ISBN: 0060209887

Condition: Fine


Lovely glossy hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends, text flawless. A book of reassurance for kids who are afraid of the dark. View more info

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Theodore Goes to The Symphony

By: Carter, Ellen D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: GA, August Kohn & Co. Publishers: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30449

Condition: As New


Rare 24 pp story in rhyme about a young boy who is taken to the orchestra by his parents and claps and cheers for the nervous cellist who is stumbling through his piece forgetting the notes, because he thought the music score was over, only to receive glares and snide comments from those seated around him. Because of his unashamed praise the cellist relaxes and finishes his piece in fine form. Wonderful story about stage gitters and the unconditional love of children. View more info

Hose Angel 1 Comic Book Ride Into Fear

By: Chase, Bobbie: Editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CT, Stabenfeldt, Inc: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45951

ISBN: 1933343117

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp unmarked realistic style horse comic book style story based on a real-life tale. Negligible surface wear from storage. 24 pp. For almost any other girl, a week's riding camp would be a dream come true - but for Lucy Jones, its a nightmare. Sure, she loves horses, but a bad accident has left her terrified of riding and her tormentor is going to be there! But when Lucy overhears two mystery men plotting to kidnap a beautiful Arabian horse, she leaps into action with the help of the mysterious girl, Angelica, with hair of gold and strange powers they follow the kidnappers on a trail fi... View more info

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Michael In The Dark

By: Coles, Alison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OK, EDC Publishing: 1985

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 29185

ISBN: 0881102679

Condition: Fine


Crisp glossy boards with one micro poke through paper in frt gutter, else fine inside and out. 26 pgs. Michael us a very normal child. And like every child, he is sometimes afraid of the unknown. This story shows how Michael overcomes his fears and enjoys life more fully for having been brave. View more info

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The Traitor Within

By: Cordell, Alexander

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10081

ISBN: 0840762941

Condition: Near Fine


Barely bumped spine ends, text tight and clean. Dj bumped at tips but displays well. 126 pp. A fourteen-year-old Chinese boy struggles to prove his loyalty and courage to his commune and country in the face of his fear of a predicted attack on his village by the Taiwan enemy. View more info

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Here They Come! SIGNED

By: Costello, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33293

ISBN: 0374330514

Condition: Fine


Signed by David Costello on title page. Not dedicated to anyone in particular, just his first and last name. Negligible wear to still sharp upper tips dj. Book fine inside and out. More than suitable for gift-giving. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mine. Author's first book. 30 pg. When a group of frightening creatures holds a Halloween party in the woods, some costumed children give them a scare. View more info

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Flip and the Cows

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: CT, Linnet Books: 1989

Seller Id: 46462

ISBN: 0208022406

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in red cloth covered boards with gold spine title 1st printing was 1942, this is the Linnet printing of 1960. Lovely b/w illustrated endpapers show Flip being chased by a black and white dairy cow. Unclipped original dust wrapper has one micro 1/4" chip at head of backstrip but none of the text there was affected. There is some light handling soil on the illustrated, cream background dust wrapper. Flip the colt is terrified of cows and their sharp horns until one day his acrobatics solve the problem and he was never afraid of cows again. View more info

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The Black Stallion's Sulky Colt

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46329

ISBN: 0394806107

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in bright, clean turquoise cloth boards with white title and black running horse and author name on backstrip. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. Former owner name and small sticker pull on cream front end paper, 248 pp text is fine. Book displays well in professionally reproduced color illust dj in new mylar showing light rubs at tips. On the eve of the world-famous Hambletonian harness race at Goshen, NY, Alec Ramsay turned away from the close scrutiny of his old friend, Henry Dailey. Alec was sick with worry and fear. He and Bonfire, the second son of the Black Stall... View more info

Side Saddle For Dandy

By: Faulkner, Nancy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46705

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in brown tweedy looking paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends, board tips fairly sharp with color loss only. Christmas gift presentation on fep from previous owner dated 1954. Book is now in a unclipped pictorial facsimile dj with light cup ring shaped paper pull on frt panel and wear/chips at corners. Book and jacket display well in new mylar sleeve. No tears or soil within the 214 page text, page block tight and bright. Fictional story for young and old. When Dandy's posh Aunt shows up and declares that she has no more manners than a mongrel puppy, t... View more info

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Free From Peer Pressure Fear Pressure

By: Glassford, Greg

Price: $7.00

Publisher: OK, Harrison House: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: T32429

ISBN: 089274359X

Condition: Near Fine


31 pgs. Negligible surface wear, faint yellow discoloration on foot of rear cover from formerly placed sticker, internally as new. View more info

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Gabriel, God, and the Fuzzy Blanket

By: Griessman, Annette

Price: $18.00

Publisher: PA, Morehouse Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42798

ISBN: 0819218057

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition illust hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Personal bookplate on fep, otherwise no tears or soil, text mint. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Jacob is afraid when he forgets to take his blanket on a visit to his great aunt and uncle, but his parents help him remember that God is always with him to keep him safe. View more info

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New Day for Dragon

By: Hall, Lynn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Follett Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46406

ISBN: 0695405152

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing, tidy exlib hardcover in illustrated 'Titan' buckram library binding showing a large drawing of a boy riding Dragon bareback in bare feet. Pocket and all pages present. Library stamps on edges of 123 page block. Occasional light finger soil in margins, no text obscured. Call tag on backstrip. Tight bright offering without a dust wrapper. Once he had roamed the mountains of Mexico, a small but high-hearted stallion, proud leader of a herd of wild mustangs. Then man had shattered his life, driving him from his mountain freedom into the prisons of stock pen and... View more info

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Riding Academy 3 Jina Rides to Win

By: Hart, Alison

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bullseye Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19194

ISBN: 0679856943

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback shows negligible surface wear, 124 p. text as new. Jina Williams is one of the best riders at Foxhall Academy. She even boards her own horse at the school stables. Jina knows she and Superstar can win the Junior Working Hunter Horse of the Year Award. But when she pushes herself and her horse too hard, disaster strikes. Now Jina never wants to ride again. Can Jina's roomates help bring back her fighting spirit? View more info

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Timothy Twinge

By: Heide, Florence Parry; Pierce, Roxanne Heide

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30750

ISBN: 068810763X

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy in glossy illustrated boards showing negligible wear at tips. Unclipped dj in new mylar is fine, internally as new. Story in rhyme about Timothy Twinge, a fearful worrier, who discovers his own bravery after meeting an unusual visitor. View more info