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An Old Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, M. A. Donohue & Co.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 32048

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely copy in decorated green cloth boards w/black titles. Internally crisp with browned text. No marks. Top edge of page block dyed green 340 pp. Illust red/yellow illustrated diamond patterned endpapers. Unclipped salmon pink background pictorial dj has some closed tears and rubbing at tips, small chip at head of sunned backstrip, title remains legible, displays well. No price on dj but an original price label at foot of rear pastedn 50c at Miller & Rhodes, Richmond, VA. The Golden Days Series one of 34 classic tales with all others listed on rear panel of dj. No date of publication found... 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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The Bracelet

By: Ballard, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UT, Gibbs Smith Publisher: 2003

Seller Id: 40796

ISBN: 1586850504

Condition: Fine


2nd printing hardcover in matching dj showing negligible color loss on tips of dark background dj. No names, tears or soil within. 32 pp. Miss Thompson's student Teddy was a boy she just didn't like. But when Teddy gives her a gaudy rhinestone bracelet and a half a bottle of perfume for Christmas - things that belonged to his mother who has died - she has a complete change of heart. View more info

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Herbert and Hortense

By: Bates, Betty

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IL, Albert Whitman & Co: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29560

ISBN: 0807532223

Condition: Very Good


First Edition hardcover shows light surface soil, front cover slightly bowed, tiny bookstore stamp on fep, smidge of sticker glue residue on opposing frt pastedn, else crisp and unmarked. In three adventures, Hortense, a neat and graceful rinoceros, and her sloppy classmate, Herbert, learn to enjoy each other's company in spite of, or maybe because of, their differences. View more info

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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... View more info

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My First Garden

By: Bogacki, Tomek

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36435

ISBN: 0374325189

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition hardcover is square and straight. Gift ded on illustrated fep, rest of 34 p text flawless. Unclipped dj in new mylar looks terrific. Inspired by hearing that a garden used to grow in the yard in front of his house, a boy recreates it with loving care. View more info

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Phari The Adventures of a Tibetan Pony

By: Buckingham, M. E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1936

Seller Id: 46326

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in bright mustard yellow cloth bds with bumped (not rubbed) extrems, text tight and bright w/out names or soil, fep removed, front hinge cracked. 135 pp holding tight and going nowhere. Professionally reproduced illust dj in new mylar shows small chips at tips and spine ends, slight overall surface soil, still displays well. B/w vignettes throughout and 8 wonderful b/w full page pencil drawings by K.F. Barker. Story of Phari, told in third person bu the author of a pony who lived in India, his hardships, early life on the wind-swept table land of Tibet, through his life wi... View more info

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Peter Rabbit Proves A Friend PB. No. 3700E

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Platt & Munk Co. Inc: 1940

Edition: Probable First

Seller Id: 44768

Condition: Very Good


Nice paperback with clear tape along stapled spine edge and a small piece in the spine margin of one pp. 12 pp including covers. Not ex-lib. White background rear cover with a poem about Mr. Toad shows surface soil. Nice 1940 paperback that displays well with adorable Cady color illustrations throughout. View more info

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She Wanted A Pony

By: Cannam, Peggie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Dakers Limited:

Seller Id: R46434

Condition: Very Good


Undated hardcover in sky blue cloth covered boards with a gold lettered spine title. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp. Tidy gift dedication on fep, rest of 245 page block tight, bright and unmarked. It contains one color frontis and four b/w line drawn full page plates. Original color illustrated dust wrapper has chip at all tips and color loss along flap folds. Chips at head and foot of spine, part of publisher's name lost at spine foot. Displays well from the front with a color drawing of a blonde girl in a red shirt and with a red saddle pad, canters across field and farmland on a s... View more info

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Mr. Goethe's Garden

By: Cohn, Diana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Bell Pond Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40126

ISBN: 0880105216

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in like dj with slight curl at edges of frt panel from storage. DJ now in new mylar and displays beautifully. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. Mr. Goethes Garden is the story of the friendship between an inquisitive young girl and her elderly neighbor, the world-famous playwright, artist and natural scientist Johann von Goethe. Set in the 1830s, the girl visits Mr. Goethe in his well-tended garden, where she is taught to draw and to look at the world of nature in a very special way. View more info

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Home Grown Friendship Stoney Creek Collection Book #93 (Cross Stitch Patterns)

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MI, Stoney Creek Collection: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45220

Condition: Very Good


20 pp 1st edition card cover paperback with light wear on cover from storage, original price tag affixed, internally as new. Complete instructions with illustrated stitch guides, charted designs coded to DMC, Anchor and J & P Coats color floss and includes color photos of finished projects. Designs include: Praise, Friendship, Serenity Prayer, In A Garden, God Bless the USA, Forever Friends, Wander and Roam, Peace to All Who Enter, Welcome. View more info

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Jamestown April 1994 (Cobblestone the History Magazine for Young People)

By: Compulation of Authors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NH, Cobbstone Publishing, Inc.: 1994

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 19729

ISBN: 0382404572

Condition: Near Fine


As new 49 p April 1994. Includes: Setting Sail, Dropping Anchor, A Gift of Friendship, The Great Hare, The Faces of Pocahontas, The Great Pumpkin, Tobacco: Supplying the Whiffers, Bacon's Rebellion and Jamestown's Fate, Indentured Service and the Roots of Slavery, Rediscovering Jamestown's Hidden Past. View more info

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My Life With The Wave

By: Cowan, Catherine; Based on a Story By Octavio Paz

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1997

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 42724

ISBN: 0688126618

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy hardcover in matching unclipped dj. Exlib w/pocket pulled but all pages present. Full page color illustrations by Mark Buehner are lively, sometimes joyous, or humorous, sometimes somber, but always fascinating. Adapted from a story by Octavio Paz, this tells of a boy who makes friends with a wave at the seashore and brings her home. 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 Sugar Child

By: de Varennes, Monique

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum Books For Young Readers: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34784

ISBN: 0689852444

Condition: Fine


Not ex-library. Book as new, glossy illustrated hardcover boards are straight and sharp. Original illustrated dust wrapper has a micro rub at frt board upper tip and a 1/2 in closed tear at head of spine, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. 40 pp text crisp and unmarked. Illustrated endpapers. When a child made of marzipan candy mysteriously comes to life, her loving parents and friends shelter and protect her, but there comes a time when she must risk herself for a friend. View more info

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The Missing Boy

By: Dell, Joan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45770

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in turquoise cloth with black titles and illustration on frt panel of the girl about to ascend a flight of stairs in the street, carrying a package. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp and no broken cloth, no rubs through anywhere on book. Not exlib. Professionally reproduced DJ in new mylar shows slightly darkened ecru background with green & black illustration on frt panel. Shows small chips and loss at tips and head of rear panel, and half of the letter D of author's last name missing on dj backstrip of book, still displays ok on the shelf. Tidy ink name at h... View more info

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The Missing Boy Signed w/ Letter

By: Dell, Joan

Price: $275.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27021

Condition: Near Fine


First edition signed presentation copy, signed on fep: 'For Kay Schad without whom this book.... with Love, Joan Dell December 1958'. Included is a letter from Kay Schad to G.P. Putnam's Sons publishers regarding reading this manuscript and consideration for a talent search the publisher was conducting. Kay Schad states in the letter that she was a former children's librarian and spent five years in the Washington DC public library. Recommendations from people Kay Schad knew including her husband and a 12 year old neighbor are listed and detailed. Book is slightly cocked with shelfwear o... View more info

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A Ripping Day For A Picnic

By: Du Quette, Keith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 5489

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover. One lower closed page tear, rep removed, some finger soil in margins and on end pps, pages slightly rumpled from thumbing but solid and presentable. Unclipped dj in mylar displays well. Four fanciful creatures travel through caverns, a hedge maze, and other magical places in search of the perfect picnic spot. View more info

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My Naughty Little Sister and Bad Harry's Rabbit

By: Edwards, Dorothy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Little Mammoth/ Mandarin Paperbacks: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 20649

ISBN: 0749701226

Condition: Very Good +


VG paperback with small green marker initials and two small pen lines on upper tip of title page. When a little girl managed to get her picture in the newspaper with her playmate's favorite toy, jealousy threatens their friendship. View more info

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Chester and Uncle Willoughby

By: Edwards, Patricia Kier

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42820

ISBN: 0316211737

Condition: Fine


Blue hardcover in illust unclipped glossy dj in new mylar. Tips and spine ends sharp. No names, tears or soil. Text crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil. 48 pp. Four vignettes in which Chester and his Uncle Willoughby sit together on their front porch and exchange thoughts and stories. View more info