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A Seizure Of Limericks

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45703

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning 1st edition in black paper covered boards. No names, tears or soil, only a touch of ghosting on last blank paper from erased pencil. Book has color loss at foot of boards, else fine. DJ in new mylar has a tiny bits of loss at spine ends, no tears, shows well, colorful and presentable. Charming and whimsical book of funny limericks coupled with humorous line drawings for each. 54 pp. Gift quality offering. View more info

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Good Wives

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH, Saalfield: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42432

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in colorful hardcover boards with sharp tips, internally crisp and unmarked. 188 pg browned from age but not brittle, no chips. Text tight. Abridged edition, Uncommon Saalfield publication with salmon background glossy boards showing the 'good wives' dressed in white enjoying a lawn party. More than presentable, gift quality book. This sequel to "Little Women" follows the lives and early marriages of the four March girls. 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

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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That's What A Little Girl Means

By: Ames, Marjorie F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MO, Hallmark Editions: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42979

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in illustrated boards with sharp tips & spine ends. A gift book of simple rhymes for new parents. No names or tears. Light soil on light background boards. View more info

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Thumbelina Book & Cassette in Glossy Slipcase

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Read By Kelly McGillis; Adapted By Tom Roberts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Rabbit Ears Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40116

ISBN: 0887081142

Condition: Fine


As new glossy 1st edition hardcover in mint, uncreased dj appears unread. Includes audio cassette by Kelly MacGillis reading the story. Both come in mint illustrated glossy slipcase. Perfect gift quality set. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. View more info

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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594

Condition: Very Good +


An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 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, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous l... View more info

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When You Are Well A Cheer-Up Book To Help Speed Your Recovery

By: Anderson, Michael F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Hallmark Cards Inc: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33415

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover in glossy turquoise boards with playful puppy on front. 20 pp text flawless. A Cheer-Up Book. To Help Speed Your Recovery. No names from former owners. Collectible copy well illustrated with soft color drawings of playful puppies and kittens frolicking to cheer the recipient. 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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The Buttercup Bake Shop Cookbook

By: Appel, Jennifer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41530

ISBN: 0743205790

Condition: As New


Brilliant crisp first edition hardcover in illust dj. More than 80 recipes for irresistible old-fashioned treats. 125 pp without names, tears or soil. Gift quality book by the coauthor of The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook. View more info

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A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life & Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45826

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive and very collectible A B C book of foxhunting art with twenty-six tipped-in color plates with letterpress text from Armour describing his pictures. 28 pp text and plates clean and bright, front cover paper label looks fabulous, no chips. No former owner's names, no tears or soil inside. Clean cream linen backstrip over dark green cloth boards with a hint of darkening/dust at head of spine. Book is in super scarce original dj showing even darkening on edges, 1.5" chip at head of spine, one small triangular chip at head of rear panel, micro loss at tips, still looks great ... View more info

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Gia and the One Hundred Dollars Worth of Bubblegum

By: Asch, Frank; Based on a Story By Crescent Giasullo

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44484

Condition: As New


Gift quality1st edition paperback illust in b/w throughout. No names, tears or soil. A very unusual picture book which Asch based on a story by Giasullo in which Gia and her friends, on their way to the circus, meet a dog with an injured paw. The grateful canine gave Gia a $100 bill for her help with which she bought $100 worth of bubblegum! This zany tale is illustrated in black & white with Asch"s artwork in a circle mid-page on most of the pages and with borders and ballooned-text filled with all sorts of wacky little drawings by Bush & the Galles. View more info

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Chin Up, dad

By: Ashley, Nora Trimble

Price: $17.00

Publisher: CT, C. R. Gibson Company: 1976

Seller Id: 20102

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with slightly bumped tips. 40 pp text crisp and unmarked. For Fathers everywhere, Whether the skies be blue or gray, A father's love is ever true. So here's a book that's meant to say: Let every day be "Father's Day"! A book of verses NOT all about fathers. 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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Jenny's Birthday Book

By: Averill, Ester

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1954

Seller Id: 39925

ISBN: 0060202505

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover with tidy gift dedication on solid green endpaper, boards somewhat bowed. Price clipped dj has a 3 in x 1 in sticker pull over bar code on rear panel but displays well in new mylar. Date on title page is 1954 but presence of bar code makes this a reprint. No later date stated. Jenny the black cat and her friends celebrate her birthday. View more info

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Encounter On The High Seas The Roundi Doundi Gang Featuring Chim Cham, Bobo, Wally and Emile in

By: Azmon, Edward

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Lion Books: 1971

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 23702

ISBN: 0874602335

Condition: Very Good +


Light surface wear, internally tight and bright w/ EMR 1 written on inside cover. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. 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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The Power of Less The fine Art of Limitngi Yourself to the Essential in Business and in Life

By: Babauta, Leo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46770

ISBN: 1401309704

Condition: New


Gift quality, first edition straight sharp book in dove gray paper covered boards showing sharp tips and spine ends. 171 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays well. With the countless distractions that come from every corner of a modern life, it's amazing that we're ever able to accomplish anything. The Power of Less demonstrates how to streamline your life by identifying the essential and eliminating the unnecessary - freeing you from everyday clutter and allowing you to focus on accomplishing the goals that can charge your life for the better. View more info

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Best Loved Selections from Children's Classics. Stories From Winnie-The-Pooh, Wizard of Oz, Tom Sawyer, Rip Van Winkle, Black Beauty, Hans Brinker, and Other All Time Favorites

By: Baker, Augusta

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Parents Magazine Enterprises, Inc.: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 46874

Condition: Very Good +


Oversized hardcover in colorful paper covered boards with light color loss to bumped tips and spine ends. Bit of surface soil in white background spot on rear board, Gift dedication on inside cover. 176 pp text is crisp, tight and fresh. Book measures 11 1/8" x 8 3/4" Originally Published as Vol. 4 - Young Years Library Copyright 1963 - Reprint of 1975. Fabulous 20 item compilation album includes: On the Canal, In Which Pooh Goes Visiting and Gets into a Tight Place, My Early Home (Black Beauty), The Search for The Wicked Witch (from Oz), The Glorious Whitewasher, Tom Takes Bec... View more info

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Equine Fitness A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse

By: Ballou, Jec Aristotle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44142

ISBN: 1603424636

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition book, no dj. Glossy color illustrated covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally flawless save for presentation label on inside cover, donating the book to the National Sporting Library. This is not a former 'library' copy, it was never entered, no call tags, pocket or any library stickers etc. 135 pp plus 48 perforated cards that describe the exercises, carry the cards in your pocket (laminate them first, our suggestion), refer to the cards while riding, try exercises designed by celebrity riders and trainers, including Jennifer Bryant, Jim Masterson... View more info

The Boy Who Talks to Horses

By: Banks, Ivy Jackson; As told to her by Joe Kelley Travelsted

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vantage Press:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46362

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dark green shiny cloth covered boards with white illustration of a boy standing next to a horse head, with what looks like his thumb in the horses' nostrils that matches the art of fore and aft end papers. Both spine ends & lower corners lightly bumped, upper tips still sharp with a shallow 'ding' at head of rear board. 106 pp text is flawless, no names, tears or soil. Book is profusely illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Un-clipped photo illustrated, lime green and cream background dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully ... View more info