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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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Peekaboo I Know A Lift the Flap Book

By: Butterfield, Moira

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Zigzag Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26996

ISBN: 1568227760

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with bumped and brushed tips, all flaps working fine. No tears. 10 pp. View more info

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Hatty Batty: The Bookworm Witch

By: Fern, Pat

Price: $17.00

Publisher: CT, Longmeadow Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33308

ISBN: 0681454555

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with light surface wear and soil on white background wrappers. 24 pp of decorated press out forms to make: Hatty Batty: The Bookworm Witch. Hatty comes alive in this charming Loony Ballony storybook. Create the lovable witch from the press-out pieces and balloons in side the book, and join her on her amazing antics at Witch School where Hatty has all kinds of problems, but at last becomes the best witch of them all. Includes two balloons! View more info

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The Gingerbread Boy A Child Guidance Action Book

By: Goldsborough, June; Illustrator

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Child Guidance Books:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42754

Condition: Fair


Fair hardcover with rubbed tips and spine ends. All mechanical pages work but most have clear tape over splits in the clear mylar covering. No date, circa 1950s. All 10 pages present. View more info

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Bullet Trains and Underwater Tricycles

By: Marks, Graham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Guiness Books: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20368

ISBN: 0851124763

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback. Mechanical developments since the wheel have progressed to the 50' long 10 wheel ultra limo with its own 12' swimming pool in the boot! And many other noteworthy and quite extraordinary inventions. View more info

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Christmas Surprises An Antique Revolving Picture Book

By: Nister, Ernest

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42889

ISBN: 0399221603

Condition: Very Good +


Illust glossy hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Tiny bit of cello tape on head of rear gutter. No dj. 20 pp text crisp and bright with perfect condition revolving pictures one changes by moving the satin ribbon affixed to the edge of each. Brief poems celebrating the delights of a Victorian Christmas are accompanied by movable pictures. Lovely reproduction of an antique picture book. View more info

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Surprising Pictures for Little Folk A Reproduction of an Antique Revolving Picture Book

By: Nister, Ernest

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, Gallery Originals: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41531

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition glossy hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Alll 6 mechanical moving pictures work fine. By sliding the ribbon tab one turns the image into something totally different. 12 pp. Charming, gift quality book. View more info

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Rainy Day's Cicero and the Butterfly A Story-Puzzle Book

By: Picken, Henry Moore

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Duenewald Printing Corp: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43767

Condition: Fair


1944 first edition hardcover with red plastic comb spine. Book has fairly sharp tips, small rub at head of spine boards. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows 1.5" chip at same area and a 1/2 in chip at head of rear panel but displays well. Book has some problems but appears to be all there. Some mechanical pages do not work. Serviceable reading copy or part it out to complete a fine book with missing images. View more info

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Sinbad the Sailor Octopus Pop-Up Picture Stories

By: Unknown

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30368

ISBN: 0706410289

Condition: Very Good


Slick pictorial boards, corners still sharp. Exlib with pocket present. 12 pp. View more info

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The Boy who Honked and the Girl who Squeaked

By: Walley, Dean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MO, Hallmark Cards:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14303

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover with rubbed tips and spine ends, hardcover boards slightly cocked because paper covered spine is wobbly but page block tight. 1/2 in split at head of rear hinge. Both squeakers work fine. No date, circa 1960s? Scarce, fun book with squeaky noise. 20 pp. View more info

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Noah's Ark A Peek-Through-the-Window-Book

By: Windham, Sophie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42914

ISBN: 0399215646

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy 1st edition illustrated hardcover shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. Tasteful bookplate on illust fep, remainder of text tight & bright text with no writing or tears. 26 pp. Retells the story of how Noah and the animals survived the flood. Features die-cut windows on most of the spreads. View more info

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What is Father's Day?

By: Ziefert, Harriet

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 2947

ISBN: 0694003832

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition paperback, no dj. 16 pp. In this simple holiday story, young children can lift the flaps and help a little mouse look for the perfect gift for her father. View more info