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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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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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A Filly for Joan

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46894

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards with white backgrounds, rust colored backstrip. Not exlib, Crisp, tight, bright, unmarked gift quality offering shows bumped spine ends, tips remain sharp. 105 page text is clean with superb full-page drawings done by "Andy" the author. A teen-aged girl's dream of having her own horse comes true. Joan watches her filly, Gallant Lady, grow into a well-mannered, high-headed racing mare. Bred from champions, raised with love and trained by the best, Gallant Lady lives up to her name and birthright in a "big race" endin... 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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A Friend is Someone Who Likes You Special Silver Anniversary Edition

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Trumpet Club: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46857

ISBN: 0440843553

Condition: Very Good


Sharp tips and spine ends on silver card covers with color illustration of two kids under a tree. No writing inside, 32 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Special Silver Anniversary edition of Joan's hardcover originally published in 1958. 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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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 Discontented Pony

By: Barr, Noel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Wills & Hepworth Ltd., Loughborough:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: R46809

ISBN: 0721402003

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, undated hardcover in illustrated cream colored paper covered boards with barely bumped spine ends, and sharp tips. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully, 51 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Book is in collectible condition. Tight and bright series 497. Youngsters will be fascinated with this short story of a pony called Merrylegs, who leaves his home and friends to seek all the excitement of a life as a round-a-bout horse at a fair. The adventures that follow are many, and the little reader will be intrigued to discover how Merrylegs escape... View more info

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Colin Baxter's Edinburgh Photographs of Scotland's Capital City SIGNED by Author

By: Baxter, Colin

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Colin Baxter Photography: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 46217

ISBN: 0948661011

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 2nd printing hardcover in glossy photo illustrated boards. SIGNED by author on half title page: "Colin Baxter '89". Fine copy inside and out with original purchase receipt from Jenners on Princes street laid in. Barely noticeable note on grey endpaper: Visited Edinburgh on 24-25 November 1989. No names, tears or soil present in the 96 pp text. Glossy unclipped dj in new mylar shows stunning photo of Edinburgh castle at dusk. Truly a book of photos of the city for there we saw only a few people in any of the photographs the entire volume. Breathtaking photos of the cas... View more info

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Barkie The Dog

By: Benton, Patricia

Price: $77.77

Publisher: NY, Frederick Fell Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44387

Condition: Fine


Gift & collectible quality turquoise background paper covered boards with b/w illustration of a cocker spaniel in a gold oval 'frame'. Endpps have dog footprints across them, 22 pg text flawless save for a light wrinkle that occurred at the printing house, no text obscured. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows some age toning and soil on rear white background panel. No chips, loss, names or tears anywhere. Written in first doggie person about a black and white spaniel and the little girl he 'owns'. Barkie is a cocky Cocker Spaniel who has won many championship... View more info

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Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

By: Better Homes and Gardens Editors

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meredith Publishing Co.: 1962

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 45708

Condition: Very Good


Wow. Really nice three ring binder covered in red/white plaid oilcloth that can wipe clean. First published in 1953, this is the revised third printing of 1962. Light yellowing/fading on spine end of boards and backstrip from handling. Few pages inside have self adhesive hole reinforcements. A couple of the yellow tabbed dividers have light soil on the tabs from sticky cooking fingers. Still looks good enough to gift someone special. See pics. View more info

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The Rat-A-Tat Mystery

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Collins: 1970

Seller Id: 46208

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards showing four children holding up their snow shovels high over their heads as a chopper passes by and a black cocker spaniel prances and looks on next to them. 153 pp text is tight and browned but not brittle. Edge of page block and pink background rear board that shows other title offerings are lightly foxed and there are four pages with accidental 'dings' on edges from improper storage, now uncreased and looking fabulous. Book has a lightly bumped foot of spine, with head and four board tips remaining sharp. Join Barney, Roger, ... View more info

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Humpty Dumpty and Belinda. Collins Colour Camera Books

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Colins Colour Camera Books: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41176

Condition: Good


Illustrated boards, tips rubbed with boards showing, small paper peel at foot of spine, boards slightly bowed. Two plates missing, text tight and bright. Gift dedication on inside cover. Rare book of actual color photos of posed dolls. View more info

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The Heart It's History, Its Symbolism, Its Iconography and Its Disease

By: Boyadjian, N.; English Translation By Agnes Hall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Belgium, Esco Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44164

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, gift quality 1st edition hardcover in cloth covered boards with blindstamped gilt heart on frt panel. Book shows faint shelf wear, retains sharp tips and spine ends. Internally flawless, 145 profusely illust pgs plus bibliography & contents. Unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar has a 1/4 in closed tear at lower frt fore edge, 2 tidy closed tears and small wrinkle at head of rear dj panel, displays well in brand new mylar. B/W photo illust endpps show heart collectibles in various forms from silver charms and lockets to gold medals. An interesting and uncommon volume. The illus... View more info

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Patrick Goes A-Hunting

By: Brann, Esther

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44388

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality collectible first edition in light brown background cloth with cream paper paste on art that matches the dj. Corners sharp, spine ends barely bumped, one tidy, barely noticeable name on illust fep, else, no fault. Not exlib. Unclipped.dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light, even surface soil on cream background parts of frt panel. Small chips at tips, peach background rear panel soiled near plain, title-less backstrip. 48 pp. Patrick or Pat for short, was not a hunting dog. He was not a bit like his country cousins, the farm dogs. Their ears were always pr... View more info

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An Introduction to Airbrushing and Photo Retouching

By: Breckon, Brett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Chartwell Books: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 3128

ISBN: 1555210627

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing hardcover in red paper covered boards that show light color loss at still sharp tips. Glossy pictorial dj shows barely brushed corners and is a bit dull from storage. Still suitable for gift giving. 128 pp crisp, clean, no marks, names, tears or soil. Profusely illust in color with e-z to follow instructions. View more info

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The Jumble Bears

By: Brett, Molly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, The Medici Society: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45265

ISBN: 0855030135

Condition: Good +


Corners lightly rubbed, 24 pp text tight w/gift dedication on inside cover. View more info

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Transporting Horses By Road

By: Bullock, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15650

ISBN: 0901366048

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition soft cover, 64 pp text tight and crisp but starting to age tone at periphery. No names, tears or soil. Nice gift for someone spooked by the thought of moving their horses by machine. Includes: Intro/ The Trailer and its Systems/ Repairs and Maintenance of Trailers/ The Towing Vehicle and its Driver/ Hitching and Unhitching, Loading and Unloading/ Techniques of Driving with Trailers/ Problems with Towing Trailers/ Loading Horseboxes/ Horseboxes and the Law/ Choosing a Horsebox/ Insurance/ Accident Procedure/ Index. View more info

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The Crooked Little Path A Book of Nature Stories by Thornton W. Burgess

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 34713

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous hardcover in like dj. Yellow cloth boards straight, sharp and clean. 184 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction with negligible color loss at tips. Undated but researched as the 1956 Bonanza Books, 2nd printing. Here are twenty-six more stories in Mr. Burgess's new series of Nature Books. Color and b/w drawings by Harrison Cady. More than suitable for gift giving. View more info