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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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Cooking Is Fun

By: Abston, Martha Sue

Price: $18.00

Publisher: India, Today & Tomorrow's Printers & Publishers: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45310

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition soft cover showing negligible color loss to red covers, internally as new. 61 pp. Generations of family recipes from India, China, Japan, Europe and the U.S. View more info

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Fly-Away at the Air Show

By: Adelson, Leon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wonder Books: 1962

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42743

Condition: Very Good


Moderate color loss at tips. Text tight and unmarked. Fly-Away is a brand new plane who is very excited to be attending the air show and sky writing will be his big event. 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 Fourth Floor Twins and the Fortune Cookie Chase

By: Adler, David A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Kestrel: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 41250

ISBN: 0670806412

Condition: Very Good


Very good book club edition hardcover showing moderate color loss at still tips from storage, internally fine w/name on illustrated fep. Two sets of twins receive a message in a fortune cookie, warning them to beware of a man in a blue hat!. Twins are: Gary & Kevin and Donna & Diane. View more info

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The Second Adler Book of Puzzles and Riddles

By: Adler, Peggy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13757

Condition: Good +


Tight and bright 1st edition exlib hard cover in vg dj with pocket and all pages present. Edge of pg block soiled, corners lightly rubbed. Few fingerprints in text margins. Rubbed tips, color loss and two neat closed tears to dj but displays well in new mylar. 47 pp with answers in rear. View more info

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Make A Circle Keep Us In Poems For a Good Day

By: Adoff, Arnold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Delacort Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29096

ISBN: 0440059097

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in illustrated boards showing color loss at bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Fep removed. Not exlib. Former owner's name stamp on inside cover, 30 pp text fine. Landscape format, book is longer than it is tall. 7.25" tall x 8.75" long. A number of soft b/w pencil drawings illustrate the poems that celebrate the joys of the day: Simple pleasures: Morning, Growing up, Peanut Butter, Hard Rain and Thunder but most of all, Family Love from siblings, mom and chubby papa who is a bear who turns back into dad in one of the poems. View more info

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The American Mustang Preserve Our Wildlife Series

By: Adrian, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31515

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in vg dj. Not exlib. Green cloth boards square, clean and tight. 61 pg illustrated text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is tatty, shows some light cellophane peeling at head of front panel, rubbed spine ends with 1/2" loss on each, 1 1/2" closed tear at head of rear dj panel. The story of a typical American mustang from birth to maturity well illustrated in b/w throughout. View more info

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Jonathan of Gull Mountain

By: Ahlbom, Jens Translated By Barbara Lucas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stockholm, R&S Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37804

ISBN: 9129575907

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy near fine 1st edition hardcover with minimal shelf wear, speck of color loss at lower front tip. 30 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. Jonathan learns that life isn't always easy or fun and sometimes you have to work to make things right. View more info

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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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The Moon's Revenge

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43089

ISBN: 0394893808

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition copy with light color loss at fairly sharp tips. No names, tears or soil, 28 pg text as new. No DJ. A young boy named Seppy forces the moon to give him his wish, to be the maker of enchanted fiddle music, but almost pays a horrible price for it. View more info

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AU-2: Guidelines For Command, A Handbook On the Leadership of People For Air Force Commanders and Supervisors

By: Air Command and Staff College Maxwell Air Force Base

Price: $8.00

Publisher: AL, Air University Press: 1992

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller Id: 30916

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 10th edition soft cover with light color loss on cover from storage, 107 pg text appears unread. Chapters include: Preface/ Taking Command/ Leadership - The Key to Mission Accomplishment/ People Leadership Programs - Military/ People Leadership Programs - Civilians/ Using Local Assistance/ Unit and Self-Evaluation/ Appendix/ Critique Form. View more info

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Ear Training for the Teacher and Pupil

By: Alchin, C.A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Oliver Ditson Co.: 1904

Seller Id: 46243

Condition: Very Good


Straight, crisp hardcover in burgundy cloth covered boards show light color loss to bumped tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the 136 pp text. Gilt title and The Music Student's Library circular stamp on frt cover not as bright as new but still quite legible. The aim of this work is to teach the pupil to think in tones and to so train the ear and the feeling that even the tone-deaf may learn to sing, name, write and play what they hear: to harmonize melodies at sight, to improvise accompaniments, and to recognize and appreciate not only the melodic effects of music, but the ... View more info

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Scarlet to MFH

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39056

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards soiled and rubbed at tips, text tight and bright w/few light fingerprints, soil marks on endpapers, and occasional tiny marks in text. No names or tears. Unclipped dj in new mylar is professionally reproduced and shows a fabulous huntsman on his galloping horse with hounds in full cry. There is a paper pull resulting in loss on the rear panel, small rubs and loss at tips, light overall soil on tan background but displays well. This is the follow up book to Ratcatcher to Scarlet, taking the reader further into the roles, rules and responsibilities of the M.F.H. 151 pp. with 29 ... View more info

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Hunting Scenes

By: Aldin, Cecil; with a Memoir and Descriptive Notes by "Sabretache

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44647

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st ED hard cover in professionally reproduced dust wrapper in new mylar that shows small chips at tips and head of back strip with no loss to titles. Quarter bound, cream buckram over red gilt-lettered cloth boards show negligible surface soil to the cream cloth at spine ends of this hardcover collectible, corners sharp. The text is mint. A posthumous work contains a number of unfinished sketches and rough studies for pictures which were to come. They take us behind the scenes in an artist's studio; they take us with him to the actual spots all over England, where he made his notes fo... View more info

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Communism in Latin America

By: Alexander, Robert J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43119

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Name on fep, 449 pp text tight and bright w/faint soil on edge of page block. Unclipped dj in new mylar sunned at spine w/title still more than legible. One small chip at mid gutter area, few small closed tears, light color loss at tips, displays well. View more info

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Holy Hours In The Holy Land

By: Alexander, Walter R., D.D.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43583

Condition: Near Fine


Blue faux leather boards still sharp at tips, spine ends bumped. bit of color loss along lower edge. 160 pp text as new with 4 pp of b/w photos. Price clipped dj shows loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. The author travels through Jerusalem and relays his impressions of each site. View more info

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Go Tell Aunt Rhody

By: Aliki

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Aladdin: 1996

Edition: First Aladdin Edition

Seller Id: 45771

ISBN: 0689807651

Condition: Very Good


Nice glossy paperback shows one spine crack from a sideways bend, nary any color loss at still sharp tips. Strange dog paw ink stamp on plain white fep. No other markings inside. Lovely log cabin style quilt drawing on inner endpps. 34 pp text uncreased. A Child Study Association Book of the Year. Includes song music and lyrics in the rear. This richly colored, festivly drawn picture book gives new life to a favorite folk song, thanks to Aliki's poignant, funny rendering of a large rural cast of characters. "The Gander is Crying. The Goslings Aren't Happy. And The Old Gray Goose is ... View more info

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Diogenes The Story of the Greek Philosopher

By: Aliki

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1968

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43010

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth covered boards, light color loss at still sharp tips. Text tight and unmarked. DJ in new mylar is price clipped and has a sizable chip out of rear panel, small closed tear at head of frt panel and color loss at lightly rubbed tips. 32pp. View more info

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The Two of Them

By: Aliki

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Greenwillow Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20516

ISBN: 0688842259

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover exlib with typical imperfections with pocket and rep missing. Price clipped dj has 3/4 of the rear dj flap missing, now in new mylar and looks good. 28 pp text has a few taped lower page tears and a bit of finger soil. Solid working copy describes the relationship of a grandfather and his granddaughter from her birth to his death. View more info