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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Foxhunter's Week-End Book

By: Brock, D.W.E., M.F.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47002

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition hardcover in yellow cloth covered boards with brown cloth covered backstrip and 1" over gutters and boards. Paper spine title label is complete, boards show even handling soil, tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed, illustrated endpps, 374 pp text has it's top edge dyed brown, rest is tight, bright and unmarked save for a few tiny soil dots on edge of page block. No date, circa 1945. Compact size: 7 1/4" By 5" . Original, lightly and evenly surface soiled cream background illustrated dj in new mylar shows a few small chips at head of spine and a half... 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

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The Underside of Heaven SIGNED

By: Buxbaum, Martin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, Merkle Press Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 44899

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous little brown cloth covered hardcover with bright gilt titles. A presentation volume from the author to one Pauline Myers on fep. A book of uplifting and encouraging prose. Tips sharp, spine ends barely bumped. No other names in the text. One page is wrinkled at the upper corner and two micro markings which look like pen lines but appear to be printers errors are present which do not affect the reading. Book is 6 in by 3.5 in. 110 pp well illustrated with charming black & white line drawings and photos. Unclipped, unpriced tan and brown dj in new mylar has Pauline written on head o... View more info

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Wind in the Treetops (A Montage)

By: Cale, W. Franklin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33440

ISBN: 053312154X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition crisp unmarked glossy paperback with 69 pp of parables, poems, prayers. Gift quality paperback without names, tears or soil. Shows negligible shelf wear from storage. W. Franklin Cale's title, Wind in the Treetops, draws upon a metaphor bearing profound significance for his life. It is an image that reappears, enriched, in the title meditation and other verse, such as "Bon Voyage". View more info

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The Sandcutters Winter Issue 1985 Arizona State Poetry Society

By: Carpenter, Laura Wasson Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: AZ, The Arizona State Poetry Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23207

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition paperback. showing negligible wear from storage, mailing address label on rear cover (for posting). 80 pp text is crisp and unmarked. More than suitable for gift giving. View more info

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The Turf

By: Carr, Sara & Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, NY, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46955

ISBN: 0192141147

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in dark green textured paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. An addition into the Small Oxford Books series, it is not ex-library, it shows sharp tips and barely brushed spine ends, the 112 pp text is crisp with ghosting from an erased pencil price on fep. Un-clipped original, glossy dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully. A lovely gift book, the perfect size to tuck into a Christmas stocking: 8" x 4" x 1/2". Illustrated with a myriad of black and white line drawings such as the one on the jacket. It contains, prose, ... View more info