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The Boy Fortune Hunters in Panama

By: Akers, Floyd (aka: L. Frank Baum)

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: IL, The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36759

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hard cover in beige cloth with red/black/green illustration on frt board, black titles with 2 horns of plenty filled with coins on frt cover, black titles w/red author's name on backstrip. Not an exlib! Lacking the dust wrapper. Tips bumped and brushed with the front fore-edge rubbed through but not unsightly. Inner hinges and page block tight. Fabulous b/w frontis by Howard Heath and a line drawing map in the text. Frontis illustration has pencil lines and two traced pennies on verso, which produced some raised circular indentations on the frontis but it displays well (see ... View more info

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American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook

By: American Heart Association

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books / Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46248

ISBN: 0812922514

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely spiral bound hardcover with lay-flat text. Second printing of the first edition in near fine shape. Only flaw is a 1 inch abrasion on upper edge of frt board, else as new with sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. The 274 pp text is crisp, unmarked and profusely illustrated, mostly in b/w with a few color plates here and there. Over 200 healthful recipes you can prepare in minutes. View more info

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The Sailing-Ship Six Thousand Years of History

By: Anderson, Romola and R. C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45801

Condition: Very Good


First Bonanza Books printing with letter A on copyright page. A hardcover in sky blue cloth with navy blue spine title. Faint watermark on edge of page block, touch of 'splotchiness' on frt board & edge of page block foot. No damage, names, tears or soil within the well illustrated 212 pp text. "The Sailing-Ship is one of the best compact accounts of the development of the sailing-ship that we have today (as of publication date, 1963)." comments Howard L. Chapelle, marine historian and curator, Division of Transportation, Smithsonian Institution. With 20 full or half page b/w pho... View more info

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Animal Sounds A Golden Sturdy Book

By: Battaglia, Aurelius; Illustrator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WI, Golden Press/ Western Publishing Co.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46269

ISBN: 0307121224

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover. A tight bright book with age toning and light surface soil on covers (mostly on rear), tidy name in space provided, board thickness pages are fine. View more info

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The Best Alphabet Book in the Wild West With a Hidden Letter on Each Page

By: Bennett, Gary & Adeline

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Arizona Highways Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41676

ISBN: 0916179966

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright copy with bump on lower frt board tip, text fine. 30 pp featuring LetterBug and the Buffalo Bug Band. Children will look to LetterBug to help them find the hidden letters in the Wild West in this cleverly constructed and colorful book. View more info

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It's Happy Bunny Sign Book

By: Benton, Jim

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MA, Boston America Corp.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45354

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy top spiral bound soft cover shows negligible wear at tips. 28 pp text crisp and unmarked. A prop-up hard board easel style book for your desk featuring dozens of quirky (and rude) office sayings and statements with Happy Bunny providing the visuals. View more info

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Ladybug and Dog and the Night Walk

By: Berends, Polly Berrien

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46929

ISBN: 0394933982

Condition: Very Good


Exlib without call tags or markings on outside of book, card pocket pulled with color loss at lower corner of illustrated rear end paper, all pages present inside. Soil on upper tips ( in margins of two pages only, not affecting any images or reading), else crisp and clean. Micro bit of clear cello tape at head of spine, light rubbing to board tips, but is still displays well and is a solid reading copy. Ladybug and her friend Dog take her cousins on a nocturnal tour of the farm. View more info

Annie O'Kay's Riddle Roundup SIGNED

By: Bishop, Ann

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Elsevier/Nelson Books: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 12155

ISBN: 052566727X

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in dj. Signed by author on fep: Best wishes to Olin from Annie O'Kay ( & her secretary, Ann Bishop). Very light bumps to board tips, dj shows the lightest of surface wear. 40 pp. A fabulous, collectible, SIGNED copy. An assortment of riddles with a Western theme: What's a mountain range? A stove used at high altitudes. View more info

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Stories From Firefly Island

By: Blathwayt, Benedict

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Julia MacRae Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16067

ISBN: 1856810127

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with one tiny minor crease to head of rear board, clipped dj in new mylar has one closed tear, displays well. Text as new. View more info

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Well Done Noddy #5 Noddy Library

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Purnell: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45882

ISBN: 0361074425

Condition: Good


1st edition illustrated hardcover boards rubbed at tips and bumped at spine ends. Few tooth indentations along board top edges, some light soil on white background rear cover. Tidy name at upper fore edge of title page, 28 page block holding fine. Color illustrated endpps. No tears, not exlib. Solid working copy. View more info

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The Rat-A-Tat Mystery

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Collins: 1970

Seller Id: 46208

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards showing four children holding up their snow shovels high over their heads as a chopper passes by and a black cocker spaniel prances and looks on next to them. 153 pp text is tight and browned but not brittle. Edge of page block and pink background rear board that shows other title offerings are lightly foxed and there are four pages with accidental 'dings' on edges from improper storage, now uncreased and looking fabulous. Book has a lightly bumped foot of spine, with head and four board tips remaining sharp. Join Barney, Roger, ... View more info

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A First Book In My Nursery/ In My Toy-Box/ In My Kitchen

By: Brimax

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Brimax Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42854

ISBN: 0861120922

Condition: Good +


Trio of matching Brimax board books for the youngest readers. Each with a cloth backstrip and 8 board pages including covers = 24 pp in all. Brightly colored, simple objects with their name underneath. Uncommon set in VG condition with light wear and color loss at extremities, no names or tears. Suitable for teacher or parent to introduce kids to items in the mentioned categories. View more info

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The Hunting Countries of Great Britain 2 Volume Set Parts I, II, III, IV, V, & VI

By: Brooksby; AKA: Elmhirst, Captain Pennell

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46319

Condition: Good


Set of two volumes, Vol I, Parts I, II, & III published 1882, 405 pp. Vol II, Parts IV, V, & VI published 1883, 417 pp plus 32 pp of adverts and index. A 'newly' married set, all there but not pretty. Volume I in lighter red cloth with surface soiled cloth but has lovely vintage ads from a pair of London outfitters both peddling waterproofed & ventilated hunting coats: Edmiston & Son, Pall Mall, and J. C. Cording & Co., Picadilly. Both books are bound in red cloth with gilt titles and fox mask/whip on frt boards, tips bumped and brushed but no major rub through. Vol I's cloth is qu... View more info

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Canoes & Kayaks: A Complete Buyer's Guide

By: Brosius, Jack; Leroy, Dave

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Contemporary Books, Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40584

ISBN: 0809276917

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in black cloth boards has a nibbled upper tip of frt board and DJ, now in new mylar and shows well. Upper tip of fep clipped, initial B stamped on following pg tip. 121 pp of informative advice and safety tips for beginner and experienced alike. Well illust in b/w photos. Includes: Living in the Quiet Other World, Designs and Uses, Canoes and Kayaks - How and of What They're Built, Boats - A Detailed Look at the Market, Paddles, Poles and Other Means of Locomotion, Flotation Gear and Helmets, Other Useful Accessories, Shopping for Used Boats and Equipment, App... View more info

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David's Little Indian

By: Brown, Margaret Wise

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Hopscotch Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46301

ISBN: 0929077024

Condition: Very Good


Stated First Hopscotch Edition, 1989, Originally published 1956. Lovely almost square book in red cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends have a touch of light soil on rear board and the word "Reject" stamped on frt board above the embossed image of the sun with rays radiating outwards all round. Besides the faint, light amount of surface soil on the rear board, we cannot find anything wrong with this book whatsoever and have no idea why it may have been 'rejected'. Unmarked turquoise endpapers have no names or marks, 46 pp text is tight and bright. The yellow backgr... View more info

Complete 15 Volume Billabong Library - Early Hardcovers in Original Color Illustrated Jackets

By: Bruce, Mary Grant

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: England, Ward Lock & Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46791

Condition: Very Good


The original 15 volume Billabong series by Australian authoress Mary Grant Bruce (24 May 1878 - 2 July 1958), also known as Minnie Bruce. These are turn of the century - '20s era tales either set in the Australian Bush or about the beloved Billabong characters on their journeys abroad where jolly good fun was abundant, the folks were friendly, the animals were rowdy and the challenges they faced were thrilling yet mostly G rated. This is a married set, meaning it was collected one by one by a very careful owner. They are not stated with edition or printing numbers, they are first edition... View more info

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Miffy's Happy Day Miniature Board Book

By: Bruna, Dick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Big Tent Entertainment: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33417

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover showing negligible color loss at extremities from storage. 8 heavy pages of cardboard stock with crack at frt hinge, all pgs tiglt. Miniature book almost 4 in square. One of a set from Chick-fil-A books. View more info

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Emily Mouse's First Adventure

By: Buchanan, Heather S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dial Books for Young Readers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33290

ISBN: 0803701748

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous 1st edition hardcover with very light indentation to head of rear board. Tips and spine ends sharp, internally as new. Lovely illust endpapers. 24 pp. Emily Mouse leaves her family's teapot home and finds adventure in the house beyond. View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 6434

Condition: Very Good +


Reprint hardcover with no date listed, no copyright info save for publisher's name at foot of title page and foot of spine on boards, verso title page blank. Appears circa 1950's. Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt title and illust of apple tree branch w/fruit on frt board. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, lightly surface worn extremities. Tight and bright 957 pp text has occasional underlining and tidy marginal notes in the first chapters only. DJ in mylar is quite tattered, with split along the length of frt gutter showing clear cello tape, 1/4 of rear panel missing, 1 inch loss at head... View more info

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The Fox's Frolic or A Day with the Topsy Turvy Hunt

By: Burnand, Sir Francis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Wm, Collins Sons & Co., Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29518

Condition: Good +


Quite possible the first edition. Green background boards with artists name on left, title in center and author's name on right. 6/- in circle on lower right corner of cover (as published). Red cloth backstrip, no publisher noted anywhere. Board tips and spine ends rubbed, inner hinges repaired, page block tight and holding fine. One crescent shaped chip on upper fore-edge of one plate 1 1/2" x 2". Margin tip and very corner of plate missing, no major loss to illustration. Heavier stock than we've ever seen before on this book. Former owner's name and addy on fep, else tight and bright... View more info