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Protter, Eric; Foreword by Martha Foley

By: A Children's Treasury of Folk and Fairy Tales

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Channel Press, Inc.: 1963

Seller Id: 46007

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in yellow textured paper covered boards with a black cloth backstrip. Bit of splotchyness to head of frt board, rear board has one micro indentation. Corners lightly rubbed but not frayed. Tips fairly sharp. 211 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj is super colorful having a line of color loss along frt panel flap fold, a bit of a sticker pull with a bit of sticker remnants near head of frt panel is not too noticeable on yellow background there. Irregular chip at foot of spine/gutter lower gutter area. Tiny rubs/color loss at dj tips, still displa... View more info

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Great American Cavalrymen

By: Army Times Editors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 26717

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition exlib with all pages and pocket present. 156 p. This account takes the reader from the American Revolution to the last charges and patrols, in the Philippines and northern Italy in WWII. View more info

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Thoughts Upon Hunting In A Series of Familiar Letters To A Friend. Presentation Copy Dated 1880 From Lord Charles Beresford to Mr. Frank Gillard. Former Copy of Dr. William Lay M.F.H.

By: Beckford, Peter Esq.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, James Toovey: 1879

Seller Id: 40521

Condition: Good


Sir Peter Beckford (1740-1811) writer and avid huntsman penned: Familiar letters from Italy, to a friend in England (2 vols., 1805), Thoughts upon hunting, in a series of familiar letters to a friend, 1781, Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, in a series of letters to a friend, 1781, and Thoughts on Fox Hunting, published 1791. Red cloth boards with black ruled borders and hunt cap/crossed whips on frt bd. Gilt fox mask and crossed whips/spurs and title on backstrip faded but remain legible. Corners bumped and rubbed but not unsightly. A very special presentation copy not signed by Beckfor... View more info

Image for Shaun O'Day of Ireland, Little Tony of Italy, The Little Indian Weaver, The Little Mexican Donkey Boy, The Little Spanish Dancer, Little Jeanne of France, The Little Dutch Tulip Girl, Little Philippe of Belgium, Carmen Of Gold Coast, Little Tom of England

Shaun O'Day of Ireland, Little Tony of Italy, The Little Indian Weaver, The Little Mexican Donkey Boy, The Little Spanish Dancer, Little Jeanne of France, The Little Dutch Tulip Girl, Little Philippe of Belgium, Carmen Of Gold Coast, Little Tom of England

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32394

Condition: Very Good


Collection of ten first edition Madeline Brandeis childrens books. One with an original dust wrapper, one with a full color cover, the remaining have matching pale blue hard covers with darker blue spines. No spine lettering; cover illustrations are blue and red. A soild set that displays well, most are quite clean save for two, All tips bumped and rubbed but no eyesores here. Texts are clean and unmarked save for faults below. Each is illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos. Each is about 6"x8" and 200 pages long. Darling set of books about children from other lands. You'll... View more info

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The Aenid For Boys and Girls Told From Virgil In Simple Language

By: Church, Rev. Alfred J., M.A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40925

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright beige cloth hardcover with partial cup ring on frt board, tips fairly sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Exlib with pocket and all pages present. Hinges fine. 300pp. Internally crisp and bright. Relates in vigorous prose the tale of Aeneas, the legendary ancestor of Romulus, who escaped from the burning city of Troy and wandered the Mediterranean for years before settling in Italy. View more info

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The Wind of the Camargue

By: de Cesco, Federica; Translated from the German By Stella Humphries

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40603

ISBN: 0381996514

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover exlib with pocket and all pp present. Names and tape marks on endpps. Original color photo illust dj in new mylar displays well with color photo of one of the wild White Horses of the French countryside region of Camargue on frt panel. 191 pp. Best-selling author of novels for young people Federica de Cesco was born near Venice, spent her childhood in Italy, East Africa, Germany and Belgium studying languages, art and philosophy. At the age of 16, angered by a teacher's comment that she had no literary talent, she wrote her first book which was published in France and the... View more info

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Tony's Bread An Italian Folktale

By: dePaola, Tomie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Abc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20361

Condition: As New


A note about the story The northern Italian city of Milan is famous for panettone-- a wonderful cakelike bread made with eggs, raisins snd mixed peel. Like any good and unique food, panettone has several stories explaining its creation, but the one that captured my imagination concerns a baker his daughter and a rich young man. Buona Lettura! [Good Reading!]--Tomie dePaola. View more info

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The Literature of Equitation - One Man's Opinion

By: Felton, W. Sidney

Price: $17.00

Publisher: United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (The): 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45762

Condition: Very Good


Quite uncommon is this booklet on the written works of horse riding system and style = The Literature of Equitation - One Man's Opinion. Gray paper covers show light soil and wear at periphery, small sticker mark on upper tip of frt cover. 16 pp including the covers. Text is crisp and unmarked. Nice blue line drawing of a mounted rider on rear cover, no illustrations within. Before suggesting specific book titles and their attributes and shortcomings, Mr. Felton begins his humble work briefly describing the development of equitation as we know it today. He then goes on to describe some ... View more info

Imported Military Firearms 1866-1899 SIGNED

By: Frey, Steve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 2005

Edition: 5th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44020

ISBN: 0970557205

Condition: Fine


SIGNED & Dated 2011 by Author Steve Frey on first page. Profusely illustrated in b/w with photo reproductions and diagrams of a myriad of weapons. Plastic comb spine with laminated card covers, 100 pp text is of good quality stock. Gift quality, glossy, unread, uncreased, brand new book in laminated paper card covers. Includes: Part I: Cases/Powder/Bullets, Primers/ Transitional Breechloaders/ Proof Marks/ Mannilcher Clips. Part II Countries Represented: Argentina/ Austro-Hungary/ Belgium/ Denmark/ France/ Germany/ Great Britain/ Holland/ Italy/ Japan/ Mexico/ Middle East/ Portugal/ Russia... View more info

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Falcon Fever A Falconer in the Twenty-first Century

By: Gallagher, Tim

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34787

ISBN: 0618805753

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and original unclipped dj in new mylar has lightly bumped spine ends, tips remain sharp, 326 p. text fine. What is so compelling about falconry? Tim Gallagher mines his lifelong obsession with falcons for an answer in this engaging volume interweaving memoir, history, and travelogue. An entire subculture of the sport exists outside the mainstream of American society, consisting of obsessed individuals who still use the ancient training techniques and language of falconry. Gallagher finds that his personal story connects on many levels with that of Frederick II, the thirt... View more info

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Horses And Courses A Pictorial History of Racing

By: Hedges, David; Foreword By John Hislop

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31462

ISBN: 0670379530

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in olive cloth with black titles. Former owner's colorful and lengthy gift dedication on fep. Small faint watermark on last blank page. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows negligible wear at tips, displays beautifully. 220 pp of b/w and color photos and illustrations. David Hedges, a racing correspondent well known on every racecourse on the five continents tells of the courses and the famous horses and jockeys who have won famous victories on them throughout the world. Here is the charm of Longchamp: the glory of Arkle, the magic of Royal Ascot; the Epson Derby and Leste... View more info

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Horses and Courses: A Pictorial History of Racing

By: Hedges, David; Mayer, Fred; Foreword By John Hisop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41601

ISBN: 0436191504

Condition: Very Good


Tips and spine sharp, tidy gift ded/date on upper corner of fep. no tears or soil. Original color Dj has slight surface wear. Brilliant copy is a tad musty. 220 pp of b/w and color photos and illustrations. David Hedges, a racing correspondent well known on every racecourse on the five continents tells of the courses and the famous horses and jockeys who have won famous victories on them throughout the world. Here is the charm of Longchamp: the glory of Arkle, the magic of Royal Ascot; the Epson Derby and Lester Piggott; Ireland's The Curragh, the gallops on Pisa's huge sand hills; the Moscow ... View more info

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The Italian American Family Album

By: Hoobler, Dorothy & Thomas; Intro By Gov Mario M. Cuomo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30698

ISBN: 0195081269

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover exlib with one discreet rubber stamp on rear endpaper. Sharp tips of paisley background boards show color loss but no rubbing. Internally crisp and unmarked. The American Family Albums tell the often heroic stories of American immigrant groups, largely through their own words and pictures. Like any family album or scrapbook, the pages contain many period photographs and other memorabilia. These join with original documents -- including selections from personal diaries, letters, memoirs, and newspapers -- to provide a pictorial and written record of the group's life in Am... View more info

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Watercolours

By: HRH The Prince of Wales

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown and Company: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45231

ISBN: 0821218816

Condition: Fine


Gift quality straight, sharp hardcover with mint condition glossy text. Unclipped dj in new mylar as new. 159 pp illustrated in color. Landscape format, too large for flat rate envelope. Prince Charles, who has been painting for 23 years, calls his watercolors 'immediate and very amateur," and most of them do seem to function best as personal souvenirs of farms, windmills, cottages and rugged landscapes. Yet in some of the 73 paintings reproduced here he proves much more than a mere literalist. One need only look at the Turneresque beauty of Looking Towards Mar Lodge in the Rain, the dan... View more info

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Italian Cooking Heritage. Cookbook of Regional Recipes of The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C. Inc.

By: Koeller, Alessandra

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C.: 1982

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller Id: 20722

Condition: Very Good +


VG+ 3rd printing edition paperback edited and compiled by Mrs. Alessandra Koeller, a native of Bologna, Italy and chairman of the cooking group. Edges show light color loss, off white colored 210 pp text is tight and unmarked. The Italian Cultural Society of Washington was founded in 1953 by a group of Americans with the objective of fostering interest in the Italian language and culture in the metropolitan area of Washington, D. C.The Society sponsors activities mainly of an educational character which tend to draw the U.S.and Italy closer together and appreciate Italian Arts & Science. View more info

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The Horseman's Year 1958

By: Lyon, W.E.; John Board, Glenda Spooner, John Hislop, et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31849

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hardcover, no dj. Lovely yellow cloth hardcover with bit of very light soil, corners bumped but not rubbed. Tight, unmarked, crisp 160 pg text. Includes: The National Hunt Season 1956-57 by Tom Nickalls/ Trotting: At Home and Abroad by Sidney Moorhouse/ Horses of the Cape of Good Hope by Ivanonia Roworth/ The Schumanns and Their Horses by Paul de Cordon/ The Horses of Canada by Stanley Harrison/ Recent Long Distance Rides by Stella A. Walker/ The New Zealand Station Hack by Ben Rutherford/ The Australian Stockhorse by John Balfour Brown/ The Gypsy and His Horse by Antony D... View more info

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Zoe Sophia's Scrapbook An Adventure in Venice

By: Mauner, Claudia; Smalley, Elisa

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CA, Chronicle Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36558

ISBN: 0811836061

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely exlib 1st edition with all pages present. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. No stickers on dj anywhere. More than presentable copy of a fun and rare book about a young girl, who, dressed in her funky tights and doc marten's boots, goes to Venice Italy with her Dachshund to visit her favorite aunt for a week. This is the journal of her week there. View more info

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Carnival At Candlelight Magic Tree House #33

By: Osborne, Mary Pope

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33457

ISBN: 0375830332

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in fine dust wrapper. Only blemish is a small smudge mark fep. 128 pp. While on a mission to prove to Merlin that they can use magic wisely, Jack and Annie travel to 17th century Venice, Italy to save the city from disaster. View more info

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Grumpus and the Venetian Cat

By: Seidler, Rosalie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32215

Condition: Very Good


Not exlib. Lovely 1st edition crisp clean copy in aqua illustrated cloth, corners barely brushed, internally as new save for two pages of text laid in that have pulled away from the sewn binding (were probably missed-stitched when published). Unclipped dj in new mylar shows light surface soil and 1/2" chip at head of backstrip but displays very well. Grumpus the mouse and his friend Olympia the cockatoo are travelling with their human owners and are visiting Italy. Grumpus hates boats and water and must drum up the courage to ride a Gondola and face a mean cat in Venice. View more info

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Santa Claus and the Woodcutter

By: Siegenthaler, Kathrin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North-South Books: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 46256

ISBN: 1558580328

Condition: Very Good +


Stated 1st miniature edition. Published in the United States, 2nd Impression Thus 1989, North-South Books, an imprint of Nord-Sud Verlag AG, Gossau Zurch, Switzerland. Original Title: Wie Sankt Nikolaus einen Gehilfen fand. Light surface wear, 32 pp. text fine with lovely water color paintings. English Translation copyright 1988 by Elizabeth D. Crawford.. Printed in Italy. 3 3/8" X 4 1/2" SUMMARY: "Rupert, The woodcutter, lives all alone and has no friends - until one magical evening when Santa Claus comes to visit him and his lonely life is changed forever. View more info