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The Emperor's New Clothes

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Retold By Bell, Anthea

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 36684

ISBN: 155858689X

Condition: Very Good


1st paperback edition with light corner wear, 30 pp welll illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil. Just a bit of surface wear on rear cover. Wonderful large book (12.5" tall) with full page color plates by Dorothee Duntze. View more info

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Andy Pandy's Washing Day

By: Bird, Maira

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1983

Seller Id: 44842

ISBN: 0340030631

Condition: Good


14th printing paperback edges lightly rubbed and bumped. White background frt and blue rear covers show creases and rubbed tips. light finger soil on a few margins. Book number 18 in the series. 14th printing. 32 pp. Andy Pandy and Teddy have a washing day in the garden and make soap bubbles with clay pipes for fun. View more info

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Andy Pandy's Dovecot

By: Bird, Maira

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Hoddder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16120

ISBN: 0340030259

Condition: Good +


Creased paperback cover and title page, very light handling soil on pages, else tight and bright, light rubs to tips. 32 pp. A dovecot is a bird house for doves, Andy Pandy owns 6 doves, all of which have names. One day a pigeon flew over to the dovecot and the doves pushed him off. He was weak and Andy Pandy caught him before he fell to the ground. Andy brought him into his house and nursed him over night. Andy was cross with his doves who were now sorry they were mean to the pigeon, who by now, Andy learned, was a carrier pigeon for he had a tube with a note on his leg. Andy did not feed his... View more info

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Jerry's Trousers

By: Boswall, Nigel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Children's Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14704

ISBN: 0333683587

Condition: Fine


Fine glossy hardcover. 32 pp. A tale of troublesome trousers and an accident prone dog called Jerry. Pride comes before a fall, and the pompous Jerry quite literally does - ruining pair after pair of trousers. It's only the quick thinking of his friend Billy that allows Jerry to keep his patchwork pants on. View more info

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Wandy the Wild Pony

By: Chaffee, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14034

Condition: Very Good


Revised hardcover in very good jacket. Not exlib. Blue boards with red illustration of Wandy are ever so lightly bumped at spine ends. Innards fine. Price clipped photo-reproduced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Wandy, a Devon moor pony fended for himself until his capture by two children and an Irish groom. During his training many exciting and comic things happened, riding to hounds, the great Pony Show and yet, in spite of a growing pride in his accomplishments, and though he could not help but feel affection for his young master and mistress, he watched for a chance to regain his fre... View more info

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Whistle for the Crossing

By: de Angeli, Marguerite

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36589

ISBN: 0385115539

Condition: Fine


Stunning, collectible, sharp, straight 1st edition hardcover with a barely noticable stamp on illustrated fep: "Doubleday Employee Book Sale", bit of light foxing on endpapers, else as new inside and out. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows very light color loss from storage, no chips or tears. 107 pg tale of Eddie who had lived all twelve years of his life at Penn's Manor on the Delaware River. He and his best friend, Tom, spent hours exploring the riverbank together, or hunting for buried treasure in the woods nearby. When Eddie's father, an engineer with the Camden and Amboy Railroad, i... View more info

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Chen Ping and His Magic Axe

By: Demi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45775

ISBN: 0396089070

Condition: Good


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in dj. Book has some color loss at foot of frt board and lower gold portion of dj (same area, foot of frt panel). Unclipped dj in new mylar has a micro chip 1/4" x 1/4" in head of frt dj panel only. Spine half cocked. After losing his axe, Chen Ping encounters a magical old man who offers Chen first a silver axe, then a gold one, but he is not tempted and will only accept his own axe from the old man View more info

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Tree Tall and the Horse Race

By: Evans, Shirlee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, Herald Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 15768

ISBN: 0836134141

Condition: Very Good


1st edition soft cover, no dj. One tiny bit of sticker rems at foot of rear cover, else mint, 133 p. unread copy. Grade 5-9 Tree Tall , an Oregon coast Indian boy, becomes a Christian in the tense days of his people's resettlement on a reservation policed by the U.S. calvary. When a settler makes a bet that his stallion can beat any local horse, offering a bred mare as a prize, Tree Tall strikes a bargain to ride a speedy bag of bones; earns the mare's foal; and restores Indian pride. View more info

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Burghley Horse Trials 2002 Presented By Masterfoods VHS Tape

By: Goldstrom, David & O'Connor, David Commentary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Equestrian Vision: 2002

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: 38566

Condition: Very Good +


Original tape in original snap lock box. Not a former rental. Approx 75 mins running time. A record crowd witnesses the closest ever finish in the history of the event. Pippa Funnell on Primmore's Pride lead the way after Dressage, Andrew Nicholson and New York were at the top of the table after mastering Wolfgang Feld's innovative and demanding Cross Country track, one of only three partnerships to finish inside the optimum time of 12 mins and 33 seconds. View more info

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Justin Morgan Had A Horse

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Seller Id: MK46639

Condition: Good +


Sage green 'tweedy' paper covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Front hinge cracked, rear hinge ok. Page block tight. Price-clipped jacket has a 4 3/4" closed tear from foot of frt gutter midway up the book. Small rub at head of rear gutter area. Displays well. Famous Horse Story series. This is the story of the brave little Vermont work horse from whom came the famous American breed of Morgan horses. "Little Bub," later called Justin Morgan,' is a pint sized cob first owned by Justin Morgan but really loved and wat... View more info

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Tess

By: Hutchins, Hazel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Annick Press Ltd.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13642

ISBN: 1550373951

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely, glossy hardcover, no jacket. Exlib with all pages and pocket present. One tiny closed tear at head of fep. Very lightly used and carefully cared for. 32 pp. Tess loves the prairie. But her parents do not; coming from an easier life, far, far away, they resent the bitter cold winter and the poverty that means burning cow dung for fuel. Tess and her brother Charlie go out to collect cow patties in secret, but the shame soon turns into pride as they rival each other in finding the best. When they are found out by their haughtiest neighbor, however, Tess feels that she has let her family ... View more info

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Fireboat The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey

By: Kalman, Maira

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 27354

ISBN: 043955487X

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition illustrated 44 pp. paperback with lightly curled tips, else fine. In this moving, hopeful tribute to heroes and other people who care, Kalman writes of New York City and a brave little fireboat, broaching the tragedy of 9-11 in a way that is truly accessible for children. This is a gift from a talented writer and illustrator to her beloved city. Kalman's pride is demonstrated in her usual exuberant design style, and her use of important events in the city's cultural development, and its look to the future. View more info

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Dragon's Breath

By: Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman

Price: $16.00

Publisher: IL, Science Research Associates Inc: 1964

Seller Id: 24294

Condition: Very Good +


Light surface wear on paperback covers 24 pp text fine. Pilot library book number 6. Book plus study guide on inside covers. Young Fu had a very high opinion of himself. He was, he believed, the brightest of all the apprentices in the coppersmith's shop. But like many another proud person, he was easily taken in by a little flattery. Pride, he learned, is a costly possession. View more info

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Raspberries and Other Trifles Tales for Discerning Delinquents

By: Nicholas, Jeremy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16406

ISBN: 0091567807

Condition: Very Good +


Very lightly bumped tips, 95 pp text as new save for dedication and personal "smile" stamp on inside cover. Small bit of tidy coloring on first story illustration and small word ' PIG' written in yellow sharpie on foot of first page of same story. Hilarious illustrations. The author takes a modest pride, In offering this handy guide, For children who suspect they may, Be turning both their parents grey. Delinquents who perhaps don't know, Exactly how far they can go, It's aim? by Illustrated verse, To tempt them into doing worse. View more info

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Kitty Carter Canteen Girl

By: Radford, Ruby Lorraine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Whitman: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16969

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in green boards with red titles lightly rubbed, 248 pp text tight and browned but not brittle. Pictorial endpps. "Oh, Kitty, look!" Little Billy Carter jumped up and down in delight beside his tall sister. "There's Daddy!"Where?" Kitty asked as she searched the files of marching troops for a look at her dad.Billy pointed with his chubby finger. "Yonder! The straightest, bestest of all!" Then Kitty's heart swelled with pride, too, as she watched a tall man with the other medical officers from the Naval hospital. They were all wonderful, thos... View more info

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Fifty Years On The Fifty The Orange Bowl Story

By: Smith, Loran

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NC, The East Woods Press & Orange Bowl Committee; Fast & McMillan Publishers Inc.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46876

ISBN: 0914788752

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in orange cloth covered boards with black and gold titles. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil within the 255 pp text. Unclipped glossy dj has an aerial view of the stadium taken at night, there is color loss and rubbing at the four corners but it displays well in new mylar sleeve. This book celebrates a milestone anniversary by looking back on the past 50 years of Orange Bowl football with insight, humor and pride. Here is the inside story of how a few enterprising people got the federal government to buil... View more info

Fifty Years On The Fifty The Orange Bowl Story

By: Smith, Loran; Foreword by John Underwood

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NC, An East Woods Press Book, Fast and McMillan Publishers: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 48676

ISBN: 0914788752

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in orange cloth boards with black and gold titles. Spine ends bumped, but not rubbed, four tips still sharp. No names, tears or soil in the 255 page text. Profusely illustrated in black and white photographs, graphs, charts and lists. Unclipped glossy color photo illustrated dust jacket shows color loss at rubbed tips and spine ends, Still displays well in new mylar. Coffee table tome measures 12.25" x 9.25" . This book celebrates a milestone anniversary by looking back on the past 50 years of Orange Bowl football with insight, humor and ... View more info

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Pride Of The Moor

By: Smith, Vian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46503

Condition: Good


First edition ex-lib hardcover in light green cloth covered boards showing bumped/rubbed tips and spine ends. 284 pp text is crisp, with tape marks on endpprs, pocket pulled but all pages present. Un-clipped dj has art that wraps around to spine and displays well despite light sunning. No call tag, just an impression from a now-erased pencil word: 'Hi'. While exploring the wild moors by his home, young Mark Wonnacott comes across a broken-down race horse which has been abandoned to run with the moorland ponies. Mark's father is a poor farmer and a useless horse is a luxury he cannot affo... View more info

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Khazan The Horse that Came out of the Sea

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Corgi Books: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 45860

ISBN: 0552110140

Condition: Very Good


Super nice softcover with small filled in sticker pull on rear cover, light color loss at periphery, no major creases, no writing, not exlib. Khazan left Ireland as a champion, and was castawway in Cornwall to be reborn as 'Blaze', Debbie Trelawney's horse. The magnificent thoroughbred and the frail young girl formed a wonderful bond which could never be severed. He was a wonder horse - a horse who could somehow change people's lives; a horse who aroused fierce pride and loyalty; a horse of unique character who remained an enigma all his life. This story is based very freely on the legen... View more info

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Racing For Keeneland SIGNED

By: Sutton, Elizabeth Henning

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Thomasson-Grant: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37781

ISBN: 156566051X

Condition: Fine


1st edition. Author's presentation copy, signed on illust half title pp: "For Andrew, Thanks so much for coming! Beth H. Sutton 10-13-94". Grey paper covered boards with burg cloth spine and bright gilt titles. Photo illust glossy dj shows few light surface scratches from storage, else as new. Glossy 112 pp text fine. Profusely illust w/color photos. "When young David Jackson witnesses his uncle's filly win a crucial race, he begins to understand the pride and the hard work behind a family tradition of thoroughbred racing. He becomes caught up in the exciting atmosphere of tra... View more info