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Image for Smile If You Meet A Crocodile  A Mulberry Adventure Puppet Book

Smile If You Meet A Crocodile A Mulberry Adventure Puppet Book

By: Abisch, Roz; Kaplan, Boche

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The Mulberry Press, Inc:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40599

ISBN: 088302053X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with rubbed tips and chip at head of spine (rear). No date of publication listed, circa 1970's. 10 pp story in rhyme, simple prose for children with color photos of dressed dolls and jungle animals. View more info

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Each Peach Pear Plum An "I Spy" Story

By: Ahlberg, Janet and Allan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45792

ISBN: 0590410814

Condition: Very Good


Reprint paperback is square with sharp tips and few light creases along stapled spine and a small indentation at foot of rear cover. No names, tears or soil in the 32 pp text. Not exlib. In this book With your little eye Take a look And play "I Spy View more info

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I Would Steal Horses

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Slipstream: 1992

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 34830

Condition: Very Good


Near fine first limited edition paperback. Exceedingly rare, only 500 copies of this title were issued with only 100 copies being distributed to the public overall. The margins of pages 19-22 have five, small, light (grease?) spots on both sides of the two pages. The upper fore-edge corner lightly brushed and there is a minuscule amount of rust on the staples. The author's second work is Slipstream's Fifth Annual Chapbook Contest Winner. Shared in part from the rear cover: "Sherman Alexie is an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane In... View more info

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Purple Ronnie's Little Poems for Friends

By: Andreae, Giles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Boxtree Publishers: 1999

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 16697

ISBN: 0752217283

Condition: As New


Adorable 5th printing miniature book 3 1/5" x 3 3/4" 46 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings. A smashing little book full of poems about friends. View more info

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The Big Book of Tongue Twisters & Double Talk

By: Arnold, Arnold

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46118

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in yellow slick boards with removable mylar overwrap. Corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed, light-moderate surface soil. One page has a crescent shaped open chip with the chip present but bound into backstrip 1/2" away from the remaining words on the chip. All text can be read. Remainder of 62 pp text is flawless. Illustrated Alphabet Block Rhyme Endpprs. No names, not exlib. View more info

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Celebrations Read-Aloud Holiday and Theme Book Programs for Holidays and Special Occasions

By: Bauer, Caroline Feller

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The H. W. Wilson Co.: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 45324

ISBN: 0824207084

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous, sharp straight crisp copy in bright yellow cloth boards. Former owner's name and tasteful vintage bookplate on fep is all that keep this from looking brand new. Unclipped bright yellow/pink dust wrapper is complete and shows no tears, wear or soil. Displays beautifully in new mylar. 301 pp filled with activities and fun things to do for home and classroom. An unusual collection of 16 book programs based on holidays, events and other phenomena - some real, some mythical, some in-between. Offering sure-fire enticements to the practice and enjoyment of reading, every chapter contains a ... View more info

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Reverie SIGNED

By: Beaty, Josephine Powell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: TX, The Book Craft: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27538

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover, author's presentation copy, dedicated on fep For Annie Laurie Deane A Friend in Need Affectionately, Josephine Powell Beaty August 1964. Fine copy in gold boards with a card with an additional poem by Beaty laid in. DJ shows fading at edges, has one brown spot on spine, and shows 3 micro abrasion holes on dj flap folds. Has kept this book in fine form. Not pretty but all there. 70 pp of poems about life, love, liberty, hope and courage. View more info

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Reckon I'll Write

By: Beckelman, Charlotte

Price: $47.00

Publisher: NY, House of Field, Inc: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28027

Condition: Near Fine


Rare 1st edition hardcover book of poems 73 pp. in green cloth with orange title plate on cover, dj in new mylar shows small chips and bits of loss at extremities but displays well. It is a grand and glorious America that stands revealed in Charlotte Beckelman's varied verses. Hers is a complete knowledge of people old and young, past and present, humble and proud. At ease in the divers poetic forms and techniques, she sends her message to the heart. There is a profound and warm appreciation of living that establishes an immediate rapprochement between poet and reader. Life has had few interpr... View more info

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High and Low Poems

By: Betjeman, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 10493

Condition: Very Good +


Exlib 2nd printing hardcover with tape marks on paste downs, text tight and bright, was only borrowed 2x from library. Very crisp condition. Unclipped dj in new mylar has call tag, card pocket on rep. "Sir John Betjeman CBE (28 August 1906 - 19 May 1984) was an English poet, writer and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a 'poet and hack'. He was born to a middle-class family in Edwardian London. Although he claimed he failed his degree at Oxford University, his early ability in writing poetry and interest in architecture supported him throughout his life. Starting his care... View more info

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Hark! Hark! The Dogs Do Bark and Other Rhymes About Dogs

By: Blegvad, Lenore

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 37926

ISBN: 0689500351

Condition: Fine


1st US edition hardcover in rust cloth boards with black imprinted dogs on front cover has a smidge of color loss on foot of spine. Price clipped dj has a touch of curling along upper & lower edges and one small chip missing from head of spine otherwise shows well in new mylar. Unpaginated (32 pp) text is tight & bright with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. A collection of both well- and lesser-known nursery rhymes about dogs. View more info

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The Wages of Goodness

By: Blumenthal, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MO, University of Missouri Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31057

ISBN: 0826208339

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback, 54 pp. Negligible rubs to tips, internally as new. In his fifth volume of poetry, Michael Blumenthal explores the costs and compensations of the three ruling obsessions in our lives: love, grief, an virtue. View more info

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Winepress A Vintage of Verse SIGNED

By: Blumenthal, Walter Hart

Price: $47.00

Publisher: NY, Vail & Ballou Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37939

Condition: Good


1st edition in specially handmade paper covered boards. Signed by author " To Mrs. Mary McNeill Fenollosa, with the cordial respect of the author Walter Hart Blumenthal New York, Oct 1925" A well worn quarter bound, 1st edition hardcover which has some color loss, water stains, shelf wear along the bottom edge which shows boards, lower tips have been bumped with boards showing, upper edge has a hard bump and rear upper tip has small portion missing with boards showing. Clipped dj has several small chips missing on front cover & tips, head of spine has a chip missing and rear cover ... View more info

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A Rage For Falcons

By: Bodio, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Nick Lyons/ Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40136

ISBN: 0805239316

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright beige boards with light blue cloth spine show light watermark on frt cover of book and unclipped original dj. 135 pp text unaffected. Former owners embossed name seal on blank fep, else crisp and unmarked. A subjective look at modern American hawking, and the pragmatic romantics who practice it. A report from the sagebrush basins and the short-grass plains, the farm lots and the breeding barns. It contains some science and natural history as well as some poetry. View more info

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The Legend of the Hounds

By: Boker, George Henry; Intro by Owen Culbertson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, William Edwin Ridge: 1929

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45442

Condition: Near Fine


Limited first edition hardcover, one of 800 copies. Book is fine with tidy name on fep, text flawless. Interesting wood-tone paper covered boards over green cloth backstrip with bright gilt title. Tatty slipcase present and doing its job but tips are well worn, 1 inch chip at head and slipcase foot is totally missing. 32 pg poem about a fox who led a pack of hounds to their death. View more info

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Poems of Terriers And Other Perfect Dogs A Small Treasury of Family Poetry

By: Borusky, James F.

Price: $47.00

Publisher: WI, Privately Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28569

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition paperback with sketch of Tibetan Terrier on cover. Rare 29 pg book packed with 34 poems. No names tears or soil, negligible sunning on lilac paper stapled covers. A book of original poetry for dog lovers of all breeds. Includes poems about Dachshunds, Scotty Dogs, A Corgi, A Doberman, A Collie and even a Dog's poems to a Chipmunk. Uncommon gift quality offering. View more info

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The Sandcutters Spring 1990 Arizona State Poetry Society

By: Brandt, D. LuAnn Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: AZ, The Arizona State Poetry Society: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23206

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition paperback with tiny square from adhesive from formerly placed price tag on cover. 36 pp text crisp and unmarked. View more info

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The Sandcutters Summer 1989 Arizona State Poetry Society

By: Brandt, D. LuAnn Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: AZ, The Arizona State Poetry Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23205

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition paperback with tiny square from adhesive from formerly placed price tag on cover. 36 pp text crisp and unmarked. View more info

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Mountain Farm Poems from the Berkshire Hills

By: Bulkeley, Morgan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Hollow Spring Press: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32859

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant, crisp 1st edition paperback 95 pg book of poems from the Massachusetts Berkshire Mountain region. ISBN: 0936198127 Grey illustrated card covers show negligible wear, one tiny indentation on rear cover. Lovely nature inspired prose. Author has written 3-5 poems for each month of the year. View more info

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Tales from the Beechy Woods (Fluff's Birthday)

By: Burke, Molly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Canada, Hayes Publishing Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34807

ISBN: 0886250447

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful color illustrated hardcover with rub at head of spine and upper tips but still displays well. 30 pp text as new, crisp and unmarked. More than suitable for gift-giving. From the Canadian Materials for Young People: "Tales from the Beechy Woods might well be described as one of those books that some adults perceive as being the perfect children's story. Intended by the author to introduce children to woodland animals, it in fact presents a few inaccuracies about forest life. Do pigeons roost in pine trees? Does hay grow in the forest? According to this book, yes, but perhaps onl... View more info

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Tales from the Beechy Woods (Fluff's Birthday)

By: Burke, Molly

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canada, Hayes Publishing Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34779

ISBN: 0886250447

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful color illustrated paperback covers with negligible rubs at tips from storage. 30 pp text as new, crisp and unmarked. More than suitable for gift-giving. From the Canadian Materials for Young People: "Tales from the Beechy Woods might well be described as one of those books that some adults perceive as being the perfect children's story. Intended by the author to introduce children to woodland animals, it in fact presents a few inaccuracies about forest life. Do pigeons roost in pine trees? Does hay grow in the forest? According to this book, yes, but perhaps only because "h... View more info