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Animal Tales from the Russian Countryside

By: Abramov, Fyodor/Victor Astafiev/Vassily Belov/Evgeni Nosov

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publishers: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 41878

ISBN: 5050028396

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, 126 pp. Not exlib, nice square crisp hardcover. First English translation edition. View more info

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Nanny Fox

By: Adams, Georgie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1994

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46171

ISBN: 0689319207

Condition: Very Good


First printing of the first edition so stated. Tight bright hardcover in glossy illustrated boards with outer paper just breaking on still sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Grammy & Popi gift dedication on title page. Remainder mark on foot of page block, rest of 24 pp text crisp and unmarked. Arnold Fox, a young fox with a love for chickens, takes a job as nanny to Mrs. Buff Orpington's brood of six chicks and proves his courage when his hungry siblings stop by one night for a chicken dinner. View more info

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All Ready for Summer

By: Adelson, Leone

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46045

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in illustrated yellow cloth boards that are somewhat cocked, tips and spine ends still sharp. Nice color illustrated endpps, remainder of 28 pp text fine save for negligible age toning at upper edge. Price present at head of frt flap, lower corner of same flap clipped. Black background original dust jacket shows color loss along flap folds, small chips at flap tips, triangular chip at foot of frt panel and general surface wear and color loss on rear panel. Dj has general foxing on panels but has kept book in near fine form and now is in new mylar. Not Exlib. Preced... View more info

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The New Great Game in Muslim Central Asia McNair Paper 47

By: Ahrari, M.E.; Beal, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, National Defence University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25685

ISBN: 0010717552

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback, 91 p text appears unread. No names, tears or soil. Contents: 1. The Framework 2. Geopolitics and the Dynamics of Domestic Problems/ Ethnic Problems/ The Economy/ Resources/ Ecology and Health/ Political Pluralism/ Islam and the Future of Political Stability/ Security/ Control of Nuclear Weapons/ 3. Modalities of the New Great Game/ Central Asia as an Extension of the Middle East/ Russia, America, and the Great Game/ New Players: Turkey and Iran/ Geopolitics and Geoeconomics 4. Conclusion Appendix 1. Structure of Muslim Central Asian Economies, 1990-199... 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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The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama

By: Akers, Floyd (aka: L. Frank Baum)

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: IL, The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36759

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hard cover in beige cloth with red/black/green illustration on frt board, black titles with 2 horns of plenty filled with coins on frt cover, black titles w/red author's name on backstrip. Not an exlib! Lacking the dust wrapper. Tips bumped and brushed with the front fore-edge rubbed through but not unsightly. Inner hinges and page block tight. Fabulous b/w frontis by Howard Heath and a line drawing map in the text. Frontis illustration has pencil lines and two traced pennies on verso, which produced some raised circular indentations on the frontis but it displays well (see ... View more info

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The Story of a Bad Boy

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: IL, The Goldsmith Publishing Co.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 27330

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth hardcover with black titles on boards and backstrip. Gift dedication on fep dated 1933. No date on book possible first edition. No soil or tears on 250 pg text. Edges browned w/age but not brittle. Colorful clipped dj in mylar shows a boy on deck of a sailing shop with a one leg 'pirate' and two deck hands hauling up nets behind them. Very light wear to tips, displays beautifully in new mylar. View more info

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I Would Steal Horses

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Slipstream: 1992

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 34830

Condition: Very Good


Near fine first limited edition paperback. Exceedingly rare, only 500 copies of this title were issued with only 100 copies being distributed to the public overall. The margins of pages 19-22 have five, small, light (grease?) spots on both sides of the two pages. The upper fore-edge corner lightly brushed and there is a minuscule amount of rust on the staples. The author's second work is Slipstream's Fifth Annual Chapbook Contest Winner. Shared in part from the rear cover: "Sherman Alexie is an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane In... 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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This Is Yellow and This Is Red

By: Allen, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Platt & Munk Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43011

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition hardcover in illustrated cloth covered boards, tips bumped showing color loss. Not exlib. 26 pp text tight with occasional light finger print. Red doodle over red flower on title page along with the initials S.E.R. written there as well. First published in German with the title Dies Ist Gelb Und Das Ist Rot. Original German text and Illustrations 1968. View more info

The Silly Riddle Book

By: Alley, R.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Golden Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37074

ISBN: 0307118606

Condition: Fine


First edition, first printing paperback in glossy illustrated covers. No names, tears or soil. Negligible wear at still sharp tips. 24 pp text crisp, unmarked and well illustrated in color. Gift quality volume filled with funny PG rated jokes for kiddos. 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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American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook

By: American Heart Association

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books / Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46248

ISBN: 0812922514

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely spiral bound hardcover with lay-flat text. Second printing of the first edition in near fine shape. Only flaw is a 1 inch abrasion on upper edge of frt board, else as new with sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. The 274 pp text is crisp, unmarked and profusely illustrated, mostly in b/w with a few color plates here and there. Over 200 healthful recipes you can prepare in minutes. View more info

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Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, L. B. Fischer: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23458

Condition: Fair


First edition hardcover has chipping along spine paper, bumped corners, slight cloudiness on cover illustration, internally tight and bright with former owner's name addy sticker on pictorial fep. Full page color illustrations, in-text color and black and white illustrations, unpaginated. Includes: "The Real Princess", "Thumbelina" and "The Little Tin Soldier". View more info

The Crooked Colt

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CT, Weekly Reader Books: 1954

Seller Id: 46704

Condition: Very Good


6th printing of the Weekly Reader 1981 edition, Originally published by Macmillan, NY in 1954. Much sought, collectible story written and illustrated by C.W. Anderson. 40 pp text is browned and there is a small watermark on the inside rear cover and the 16 pages that precede it. Super light rubbing at tips. The little colt was very small, and his little legs were so wobbly and weak that every time he tried to stand up, he would fall down. He saw the other colts on the farm running and playing, and he was very sad. No one paid much attention to the crooked little colt except his mother, a... 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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A Touch of Greatness

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45164

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in sage green textured paper covered boards with black titles shows lightly bumped and brushed spine ends, tips still sharp. Landscape format book is longer than it is tall: 8.75 x 11 3/8", 96 pp ecru colored leaves are crisp and unmarked. Vintage, tiny 1 2/8" x 3/8" gold sticker on front pastedown says: Museum of Racing - Saratoga Springs on center of frt pastedown. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction and shows some color loss and small rubs at tips but displays well in new mylar. An important book for hors... View more info

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Heads Up-Heels Down A Handbook of Horsemanship and Riding

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Seller Id: 46980

Condition: Very Good +


Eighth printing of the first edition hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show one bumped tip and bumped spine ends. A mark on the rear board from where a sticker was formerly adhered. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, a 4" long chip at the head of the backstrip extends down the backstrip 1.5" and took the upper half of the word 'Head' with it. One can still figure out the title while the book is sitting on the shelf. Additional 1"... View more info

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The Horse of Hurricane Hill

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Brockhampton Press Ltd.: 1959

Seller Id: 47001

Condition: Very Good


Second UK printing hardcover in medium green paper covered boards with bright white titles. First ever was published by Macmillan USA in 1956. First UK was published in 1958, this is the second UK printing of one year later, 1959. Book is slightly cocked and boards somewhat sprung but it is not noticeable unless the jacket is off and it is put flat on a table. There is no evidence of moisture anywhere and no musty smells. It is not a former library copy, there are no names, tears or soil in the tight, bright, crisp 107 pp text. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj from the Macmillan U... View more info

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Blaze and the Grey Spotted Pony

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1968

Seller Id: R46886

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 4th printing of the first edition hardcover in illustrated, glossy paper covered boards. Corners and spine ends still sharp, not rubbed, just barely bumped. Tight 86 pg text is crisp and clean, no names, tears or soil. There is only three small lines of white out on the plain cream colored inside cover. Billy's neighbor young Tommy is as horse crazy as Billy was when he was younger and Tommy wants a pony of his own. View more info