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All Ready for Summer

By: Adelson, Leone

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46045

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in illustrated yellow cloth boards that are somewhat cocked, tips and spine ends still sharp. Nice color illustrated endpps, remainder of 28 pp text fine save for negligible age toning at upper edge. Price present at head of frt flap, lower corner of same flap clipped. Black background original dust jacket shows color loss along flap folds, small chips at flap tips, triangular chip at foot of frt panel and general surface wear and color loss on rear panel. Dj has general foxing on panels but has kept book in near fine form and now is in new mylar. Not Exlib. Preced... View more info

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Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, McLoughlin Brothers:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44546

Condition: Good


Solid 1st edition hard cover in grey illustrated cloth boards showing a wolf or fox and a frog w/pine trees in background, pond with lillypads in foreground. Tips fairy sharp, spine ends bumped. Cloth soiled. Inner hinges cracked, text browned. Few small taped tears and ghosting from erased pencil check marks in the156 pp text. Profusely illustrated by Griset & Weir with color frontis of a red fox and a rabbit, all other illust in b/w, but include many full page plates. An exhaustive volume with 187 fables!. View more info

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Andy Pandy Paints His House

By: Bird, Maira

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Brockhampton Press:

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller Id: 20462

ISBN: 0340030410

Condition: Fair


6th printing paperback, edges rubbed and bumped. Front cover corners show chew marks. Back cover, upper corner 1/4 inch piece missing. Sticker mark on back cover. Still a solid reading copy with some finger soil in text. Book number 11 in the series. 30 pp. One spring Andy and Teddy decide to paint the walls of their house, they figure the trees get new leaves, so why shouldn't the house get a fresh coat of paint? They begin with their tiny paint pots and brushes but soon discover they need to buy bigger brushes and more paint so off to the store they go. They spent a good while deciding on w... View more info

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If Dogs Had Wings

By: Brimner, Larry Dane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Troll: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7584

ISBN: 1563971461

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. Light edge wear, few dings in paperback cover that made small dents in the pages underneath, 32 pp text tight and bright. Presents an assortment of dogs with wings that fly to the moon, chase birds out of trees, and soar like eagles, all illustrated in full color. 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

Tracing the History of Your House

By: Bushell, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46087

ISBN: 1851453156

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in a near fine unclipped dj showing negligible color loss at lower tips, now in new mylar and displays beautifully with a stained glass window on a front door. Written by a British author using UK homes but applicable to any country. 1. Dating the Exterior, Journey Into the Interior, Drawing up a House Plan, Pandora's Box - County Record Offices. 2. Census Returns, Helping the Dead to Speak, Compiling a Family Tree. 3. A Suburban Villa, A Victorian Farm, A House in Mayfair. Includes Appendices: County records in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle o... View more info

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The Crooked Tree SIGNED

By: Cates, Joe; In Memory of Brooks McMillan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 31746

ISBN: 0942403002

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp bright 1st edition paperback, signed/dated by author on title page. 1 closed taped tear at foot of front cover and negligible surface soil on illustrated white background paperback covers, 48 pg text as new. The little tree struggled for sunlight and rain in the forest because the other older straight trees were ashamed of it and tried to block out it's sun and rain to kill it off. One day a bird's egg falls on the tree and breaks, the tree asks the bird why this happened and it says the branches of the tall trees are so weak. Crooked tree offers the bird it's strong branches to build he... View more info

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Looking-For-Something. The Story of a Stray Burrow of Ecuador

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 2986

Condition: Very Good


1st edition 2nd printing 1954. Illustrated HB boards are bumped and show soil and edge wear. 55 pp text is clean with a few page dents from turning. Gray Burro was a stray burro looking for something, he didn't know quite what. But he looked for it all over Ecuador, from the banana trees, through the city of Guay-a-quil, down the rivers, and up the high mountains, until he found the "something" he'd been searching for so long. View more info

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Flower Of The North A Modern Romance

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller Id: R46546

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint hardcover in illustrated mustard and green colored cloth covered boards with deep black titles on cover and spine, cover has yellow pine trees before a green sky background. Book itself looks fabulous, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Inner hinge papers are fine, no names, tears or soil within the 308 pp text. Price-clipped original color illustrated dust jacket has a chip at the head of spine with last three letters of the word 'Flower' filled in onto dj mylar's paper backing. Light color loss at tips and bit of abrasion to publisher's name at dj foot of spine. Book displays ... View more info

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A Christmas Carol in Prose Being A Ghost Story of Christmas

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller Id: 14989

Condition: Very Good


156 pp glossy hardcover in vg condition. No dj. No names, tears or soil. Illustrated end papers. Gift quality volume. A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on December 19, 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. The book was written at a time when the... View more info

Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46110

ISBN: 0851311512

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 200 pp. without names, tears or soil. Only one vintage bookstore sticker on foot of rear pastedn. Price clipped dj is complete with only a trace of spine sunning, negligible wear at spine ends, now in new mylar and displays well. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions ... View more info

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Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 25118

Condition: Very Good


Fab orange hardcover in VG dj with sunned spine. Embossed name on fep. 200 pp. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions and Some Remedies/ Schooling Martinagales/ Saddle Trees, Construction and Panels/ Saddle Fitting/ The Modern English Saddle and Its Evolution/ Other Types of Saddles/ Girths and Breastplates/ Stirrup Leathers and Stirrup Irons/ Boots and ... View more info

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A Colorado Autumn

By: Fielder, John Photographer Foreword By Jim Carrier

Price: $18.00

Publisher: CO, Westcliffe Publishers: 1994

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30770

ISBN: 1565790839

Condition: Fine


80 pp oblong 11" X 9". Photographic journal of Autumn in Colorado. Loaded with amazing nature scenery. 66 of his best photographs. . winner of the Sierra Club's 1993 Ansel Adams Award for conservation photography, John Fielder captures the beauty of the season in his new book, A Colorado Autumn. View more info

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MacRibbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland

By: Fontane, Theodor; Translated By Bell, Anthea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picture Book Studio: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33652

ISBN: 1856180131

Condition: Near Fine


Book in near fine condition . Front and back cover tips slightly bumped. Text is clean, tight and bright. 24 pp. Darling and very rare tale in rhyme of an elderly Scotsman who had a pear tree in his yard and would share the fruit with all his neighbors. When he died, he asked to be buried with one of his delicious pears, knowing that his heir was greedy and wouldn't let anybody near the tree after he was gone. Three years after his death, a pear tree shoot sprang up from his grave and grew into a fine large fruit tree that holds the loving spirit of McRibbeck and continues to drop fruit for a... View more info

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Sir Ribbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland

By: Fontane, Thodor; Translated By Elizabeth Shub

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1969

Seller Id: 13816

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing hardcover (so stated) no jacket. Ex-lib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Tips and spine ends sharp, boards clean. Trace of a call tag remains on backstrip. No dj. 32 pp text tight and bright. Told in rhyme is the story of Sir Ribbeck and his pear tree. He generously offers his pears to all. Knowing his heir is not as generous, he requests a pear to be buried beside him. While the heir fences off the pear tree so as not to share its fruit, a new tree grows at Ribbeck's graveside. Wonderful woodcuts by Nonny Hogrogian decorate this timeless tale based on a 19th century ... View more info

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Part of the Family A Christmas Story

By: Fullington, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jacobs, Visconsi & Jacobs: 1987

Seller Id: 2220

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paperback, no dj as issued. Lovely b/w etchings on every page. Light cover creases, and negligible soil. Darling 8 page story about being welcomed into a new group. The big trees welcome the little pine. View more info

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Memories of the Present A Collection of Holiday Recipes, Crafts, Customs, and Helpful Miscellany

By: Fullington, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Jacobs, Visconsi & Jacobs Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26655

Condition: As New


Glossy 1st edition hardcover as new. 46 pp text crisp and unmarked. Gift quality volume full of Christmas traditions, types of Christmas Trees, A short history of Santa Clause and more. View more info

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Scotty's Mare

By: Gard, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46450

Condition: Good


Solid, exlib first edition reading copy in illustrated rusty red buckram cloth boards that show rub through cloth at four tips and both spine ends. Pocket pulled but all 152 pages present. Page block is tight with some finger soil, hinge papers are fine, no tears seen in the text. Former owner's handwriting on frt pastedown. All there but not pretty. However, the unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper looks VG in shades of browns, black, and cream is unique as it has the appearance of some old paper, nailed onto a wooden wall with the edges of paper curling and with chips and tears at ... View more info

Scotty's Mare

By: Gard, Robert E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46424

Condition: Fair


Solid, exlib first edition reading copy in green cloth boards that show tape stains on cloth, spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp but there is heavy shelf wear at lower tips & foot of spine and half of the board feet rubbed through with boards showing. Pocket and all 153 pages present with tape marks & handling soil on endpprs. Page block is tight and clean, hinge papers are fine, no major soil, no tears seen in the text. All there but not pretty. However, the unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper looks VG in shades of browns, black, and cream is unique as it has the appearance of som... View more info