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Sluggy Freelance and Fire Rain Book 8

By: Abrams, Pete

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Plan Nine: 2003

Seller Id: 43833

ISBN: 1929462735

Condition: Good


127 pp soft cover with vertical crease on cover, tips show light wear, text appears unread. Well illustrated throughout in color and b/w. A book of satyrical comic strips on various subjects. Adult rated. View more info

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Mr. Twitmeyer and the Poodle

By: Adelson, Leone and Moore, Lilian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A Yearling Book: 1979

Edition: First Yearling Printing

Seller Id: 37941

ISBN: 0440472989

Condition: Very Good


Very good, 1st Yearling printing soft cover, no dj. A nice pictorial paperback has light discoloration along edge and a bit of shelf wear along bottom edge otherwise shows well. 79 pp of tight text with no tears or writing. The wonderful story of how Mr. Twitmeyer, the former dog catcher finds Noodle the Poodle a loving home. View more info

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Dido and Pa

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24315

ISBN: 0385294808

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hard cover with corners lightly bumped, text tight and crisp. Price present on dj, upper tip of rear flap clipped, displays well in new mylar. 258 pp with notes on the author. Dido becomes embroiled with villainous plotters against the king, including her own wicked father. View more info

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Little Woman

By: Alcott, Louisa M.; Retold By Jane Carruth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40693

ISBN: 0671072013

Condition: Fine


1st edition glossy hardback. A clean, crisp, unmarked, tight copy without names, tears or soil. An Award Adventure Classics published by Award Publications, 1984. Nice retelling of a popular classic in picture book format for young children. Illustrated by Gordon King in full color. 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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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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Before We Were Free

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42737

ISBN: 0375915443

Condition: Very Good +


First edition exlib hardcover with no pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pgs present. Unclipped dj in mylar has no tears or chips. Text crisp and tight. 167 pp. In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo. View more info

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The Crystal Palace A Tale from the Gold Country

By: Anawalt, Paula Bonnier

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Abongold Books: 1997

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38023

ISBN: 0966841409

Condition: Fine


White glossy pictorial hardcover has a gold California Sesquicentennial Educational Resources List sticker on front cover otherwise shows beautifully. Front & rear end pages are beautifully illustrated. Unpaginated text is tight & bright with no tears or writing. A fantasy set in the California Gold Country which is illustrated with full color original paintings designed to entertain and educate as well as stimulate a child's imagination. View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Hurst & Co:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 41895

Condition: Fair


Fair copy in faded red embossed boards with dull gilt spine title. All edges rubbed to boards, hinge papers cracked, page block solid, no loose leaves. Personal library bookplate on fep. No Hurst date but on verso title page is copyright 1864 by R. Worthington. 351 pp with b/w illustrations throughout. Rare edition in shaky condition. 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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Tomorrow's Champion

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41174

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition hardcover in medium brown cloth has wear at tips. Boards shaken. Unclipped professionally reproduced color illustrated dj has chips missing from head & foot of spine, lower tip has a 1 1/2" open tear, lower edge has two 1/2" closed tears and there is color fading along spine, upper & front edges. Unpaginated with crisp text and stunning lithographs. No tears, writing or soil. No matter how brilliant the performance of a fine horse may be, that is only part of the story. What bloodlines produced the speed and stamina, and what was the training that brought out the honest... View more info

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A Birthday Book

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Determined Productions, Inc: 1975

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38419

ISBN: 0915696010

Condition: Good +


Dark green pictorial hardcover is faded along edges, tips are bumped with lower front tip showing boards and spine is discolored. Previous owner name is on FEP and designation page. Unpaginated text is tight with no tears or writing. A day by day calendar with wonderful quotes to carry your child through the entire year. View more info

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The Brave Cowboy

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Harper Brace Jovanovich (A Voyager Book): 1976

Seller Id: 46360

ISBN: 0156140500

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st HBJ Voyager Book edition paperback in illustrated red background card covers showing negligible color loss at periphery and a wave to the book from storage. 40 pp text has no names, tears or soil. Imaginary adventures with Indians, wild animals and outlaws keep a little boy busy. View more info

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Southpaw Speed

By: Archibald, Joe

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Macrae Smith Co.: 1965

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 22834

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear on lower board edges, text tight, tape marks on endpps. Original dj displays well in new mylar and has rear flap corner clipped. 173 pp. Youth baseball fiction. View more info

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Wombat & Bandicoot Best of Friends. Three Stories By Kerry Argent

By: Argent, Kerry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41042

ISBN: 0316050962

Condition: Very Good


Lovely exlib hardcover with moderate wear on cover from storage, text fine. View more info

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David and the Mittens Kitten Stories SIGNED

By: Armstrong, Kate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VA, Wedgewood Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: Possible First

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38073

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue hardcover with yellow/gold writing has negligible wear. Presented 'To Granny With Love Kate Armstrong' on FEB. 91 pages of crisp & tight text with no tears or blemishes. A wonderful collection of stories for children. Kate Armstrong was 87 when this children's book was published. At the age of 46, she left the big city environment to fulfill a dream of being a cattle farmer in Virginia. View more info

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The Legend of Old Faithful

By: Arnold, L. Walker

Price: $7.50

Publisher: TN, University Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6918

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue boards with gilt titles. Light surface wear and color loss to extremities of unclipped dj. Displays well in new mylar. 364 pp text tight and bright, no names or writing, just a brown soil spot on the edge of page block. Inspirational fiction. The legend of Old Faithful is a story of changed lives. From the hardship and struggle of life in the Kansas dust bowl during the great depression to the picturesque mountains of Eastern Kentucky the story of love and life unfolds. Gene Stratton is searching for the meaning of life and happiness that seems at times so ... View more info

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The Echo-Maid and Other Stories

By: Aspinwall, Alicia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44382

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition children's story book consisting of four British folk tales re-told by Alicia Aspinwall. Frontispiece , title page and 7 full page b/w illustrations by F.C. Gordon. Book: Not exlib. Green cloth hardcover with images of a singing or calling young woman. Stories include: The Echo-Maid/ In the Land of the Wee-Uns/ The Big Light on Burning Mountain/ A Leap-Year Boy. View more info

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Ereth's Birthday

By: Avi

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20559

ISBN: 0380977346

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in cream colored paper covered boards with rust colored backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Not exlib. Name & date on fep. Feeling neglected on his birthday, Ereth, the cantankerous old porcupine, sets out looking for his favorite treat and instead finds himself acting as "mother" to three young fox cubs. View more info

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Stocky Boy of West Texas

By: Baker, Elizabeth W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co./ The Junior Literary Guild: 1945

Seller Id: 43776

Condition: Very Good


Lovely rust leatherette hardcover, no dj. 188 pp. Illust endpps. Bit of soil on page block, text crisp and clean. View more info