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Protter, Eric; Foreword by Martha Foley

By: A Children's Treasury of Folk and Fairy Tales

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Channel Press, Inc.: 1963

Seller Id: 46007

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in yellow textured paper covered boards with a black cloth backstrip. Bit of splotchyness to head of frt board, rear board has one micro indentation. Corners lightly rubbed but not frayed. Tips fairly sharp. 211 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj is super colorful having a line of color loss along frt panel flap fold, a bit of a sticker pull with a bit of sticker remnants near head of frt panel is not too noticeable on yellow background there. Irregular chip at foot of spine/gutter lower gutter area. Tiny rubs/color loss at dj tips, still displa... View more info

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Little Jack Sprat

By: Adams, Frank Illustrator

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Robert Frederick Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39898

ISBN: 1850817332

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with one poke through padded front cover image that is barely visible on the busy illustrated cover. Internally as new. No names, tears or soil. Profusely illust with full page color & black /white plates by Frank Adams whose art reminds us of Randolph Caldecott. 32 un-paginated leaves. A two in one book, read the story, color the pictures. 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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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

The Joan Walsh Anglund Story Book

By: Anglund, Joan Walsh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1978

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 43814

ISBN: 0394838033

Condition: Very Good


Beige hardcover with barely brushed tips and bumped spine ends. 44 pp text fine save for former owner's bookplate on illust fep. Unclipped dj has corner wear, creases and 1 short closed tear but displays well in new mylar. Stories, songs and poems beautifully illustrated in color by the author. View more info

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The Big Book of Play for Little Learners

By: Appelbaum, Martin & Carol

Price: $10.00

Publisher: TX, Appelbaum Training Institute: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37848

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with minimal shelf wear, a couple of dings with color loss on cover, one small sticker pull on white background not a problem, and one light crease near upper front tip. Front paste down has Preschool stamp which bled onto FEP which also has the same stamp lower on the page. 126 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, writing or further blemishes. This book contains over 150 activities for you and your children's enjoyment. View more info

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The Fox-Hunter's Bedside Book

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46956

Condition: Very Good


1st US Edition hardcover in red cloth boards with dull but legible gilt spine title on slightly sunned backstrip and bright gilt foxhound on frt board. Book shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends, tidy gift dedication on fep dated 1949. Exhaustive 584 pp text is printed on impossibly thin paper but has no marks, no tears, no soil, has been well cared for and is ready to provide hours of enjoyment because it is absolutely crammed with short stories, fox-hunting and sporting poems, quotes, and one-liners on the chase. Professionally reproduced, unclipped dust wrapper with art after an illust... View more info

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Aunt Mary's Delightful Bible Stories Sunday and Week-Day Readings For Our Little Boys and Girls

By: Aunt Mary

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Aunt Mary: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46983

Condition: Fair


First edition hardcover in soiled color illustrated cloth boards showing rubbed tips and spine ends. Book has two, 2" splits along the rear gutter, front hinge paper cracked and repaired. Pencil gift dedication on the rear of the frontis illustration. 276 pp text is browned but not brittle and most illustrations are foxed. Quite rare volume consists of stories, poems, prayers and admonitions for the younger set. Title on the proper title page continues: for Every Day of the Week Explaining in Simple Language the Wonderful Story of Jesus and the Truth About His Apostles. View more info

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Let The Sunshine In #1-26206-6

By: Bank Street College of Education; Irma Simonton Black Senior Editor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 40843

ISBN: 039511182X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition glossy illustrated paperback in card covers showing light color loss at lower frt tip, no cover or page creases. 63 pp crisp and unmarked. Includes 14 stories and poems plus glossary in rear. 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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Windy Morning

By: Behn, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World: 1953

Seller Id: 9125

Condition: Very Good


Reprint exlib hardcover with bumped tips, tape marks on endpprs and dj flaps. 61 pp text tight. Unclipped dj in new mylar has call tag on spine. Card pocket on rep. Darling little brown line drawings by the author. Includes 35 poems. Like the stories of Hans Christian Andersen, some of these small poems touch deep currents. They are as fresh as first experience - but children will seem always to have known a few of them, for children have always hummed the same tunes when they saw a kite for the first time, or snow on a hillside, or the sea, or a new playmate. Windy Morning is a happy b... View more info

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Sugar & Spice A Collection of All American Poems & Song Lyrics SIGNED

By: Bennett, Sally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, Knockemstiff Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37684

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 2nd edition paperback has some light shelf wear along bottom edge and a couple of tiny nicks on rear cover along edge. Presented to 'My Forever Lifetime Friend Marie Refert' by author on FEP. Inside front & rear cover have light bleed from black ink from covers. 119 pages are tight & bright with no tears or markings. There are also a couple of copied paper clippings & a 'note' from author slipped in the book. A collection of favorite poems & song lyrics from 'Cleveland's Gal About Town. 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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On the Road of Stars [Native American Night Poems and Sleep Charms]

By: Bierhorst, John [Selected by]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20216

ISBN: 0027097358

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in fine, unclipped dj in new mylar. 38 pp text flawless. A collection of Native American night poems, sleep charms, and other special night songs intended to soothe, heal, bring dreams, or make sleep irresistible. View more info

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All Join In

By: Blake, Quentin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43196

ISBN: 0316099341

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in dj. Moderate surface wear at tips of glossy hardcover boards, Lightly age-toned, unclipped DJ displays well in new mylar. Remainder mark on foot of page block else fine. 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 Pond on Cape Cod and Other Wild Places

By: Boke, Nicholas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1983

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43277

Condition: Very Good +


Blue/grey card covers with black titles. Possible author sig on fep, very hard to make out. 47 pp. No tears or soil. Moderate sunning on edges of covers. Charming poems of one of our very favorite places. Speaks of Truro, P-town, etc. View more info