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Hosie's Aviary

By: Baskin, Tobias & Lucretia, Hosie & Lisa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46123

ISBN: 0670379654

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing tall 11.50" x 8.25" hardcover in green cloth with L.B. gilt initials on frt cover are a tad sunned at head of boards, sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped dj has several small closed tears on edges plus a triangular chip on frt panel which doesn't affect any of the text there. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the colorfully illustrated 48 pp text. Text and pictures portray a variety of birds and Raptors. Includes: Hummingbird, Eaglet 1, Owl 1, Kingfisher, Shrike, Eagle 1, Egret, Eagle 2, Owl 2, Yellow-crowned night heron, Barn Owl, Secret... View more info

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Hey There, Owlface

By: Bates, Betty

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6064

ISBN: 082340868X

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Black marker line on head of pg block, 87 pp text tight and bright. Stated first edition. No spine call tag on the un-clipped dj in mylar, displays well. Nine-year-old Brad forms a special relationship with the owls roosting in his family's barn, one that is threatened by a trigger-happy neighbor. View more info

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All About - Edward Lear's The Owl and the Pussycat

By: Brett, Jan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Privately Published: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45726

Condition: Fine


1st printing paperback is clean, crisp and unmarked. A charming illustrated newsletter published for Brett's readers to introduce her next book coming out. Tells about how she writes and illustrated her books, where she gets her inspiration and artist's models. Black & white illustrations with purple accents. Letter size, stapled, and folded for cover and mailing address label. View more info

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An Arkful of Animals

By: Cole, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37889

ISBN: 039527205X

Condition: Near Fine


Exlib reprint hardcover in tan pictorial boards with minimal wear. Unclipped dust jacket has been taped to book & has a discreet call tag (white on white) and two library stamps on rear panel which have been marked through otherwise shows well. A few library stamps through-out the 88 pages which are tight & bright with no tears or other marks. A collection of poems by famous poets featuring owls, elephants, and other familiar and fanciful creatures. View more info

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The Owls of Gloucester Volume X of the Doomesday Books

By: Marston, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martins Minotaur: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39701

ISBN: 0312285426

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition exlib hardcover w/no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. All pages present. Unclipped dj in mylar has one call tag on spine, displays very well. A missing monk at Gloucester Abbey starts a pair of rule-breaking brethren on a chain of adventures. View more info

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Quiet Night. Caring & Sharing Library

By: Morris, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42993

ISBN: 0671633678

Condition: Fine


Fine glossy, 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. 32 pg text fine. Not exlib. Although owls are awake, cows, pigs, chickens, rabbits, sheep, cats, dogs, parents, and children are asleep throughout the night. View more info

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Owls and Answers

By: Pohlmann, Lillian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PA, The Westminster Press: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43635

Condition: Good


Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, foot of spine cloth worn. Exlib in pictorial buckram cloth with all pages and pocket present. 176 pp. Fictional story of a city girl in the 1890s in the California gold country during the gold rush looking for her father who has gold fever. View more info

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Gorilla's House

By: Sharmat, Mitchell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37885

ISBN: 0590323865

Condition: Very Good


Adorable pictorial paperback with light soiling on rear cover and minimal color loss along spine where there are slight bends. 40 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. A gorilla searches for the perfect house to make a home. View more info

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The Country Child

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: $6.00

Publisher: England, Penguin Books: 1970

Seller Id: 46755

ISBN: 0140303022

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality reprint paperback in butternut gold background card covers with black line drawing of a number of people walking in a lane outside of a church in the country on frt cover. Nice patch of wild flowers on rear cover. 237 pp text is crisp, unmarked and starting to brown but is not brittle. This is a book about a girl growing up in the country. Alison Uttley has drawn on her own youth to produce memories so vivid and nostalgic that you can almost smell the honeysuckle and hear the owls calling at dusk. She writes about the small, intense joys and sorrows of life on a small farm: ... View more info