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Cat and the Devil

By: Joyce, James

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1964

Seller ID: 000980

Condition: Very Good


9 1/4 x 7 inches, unnumbered pages, vibrant color illustrations and two-tone throughout; yellow cloth boards with stamped purple cat and devil to front board, very light wear at extremities, previous owner's book plate in front paste-down, occasional light handling wear to pages and brown spots, binding sound, price clipped dust jacket rubbed and edge worn, small chips out at spine ends and one to bottom rear edge, light damp stain to rear panel, now in protective mylar ... View more info

Peter's Chair

By: Keats, Ezra Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harper & Row: 1967

Seller ID: 000396

Condition: Near Fine


Light bump to tail of spine. Dust jacket has two closed edge tears, one with a light crease, and some mild edge wear. Now in protective mylar cover. Later Printing with $6.95 price in front flap. Peter has trouble adjusting to a new baby in the house and decides to run away when his parents announce they are going to paint his chair pink for his new baby sister. Charming story of growing up, in more ways than one, by Caldecott winning artist and author ofThe Snowy Day. View more info

Rimonah of the Flashing Sword: A North African Tale

By: Kimmel, Eric A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Holiday House Inc: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001044

ISBN: 0823410935

Condition: Very Good


Very light bump to bottom rear corner, shelf worn dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Signed by the author on title page and inscribed, "To Betsy, with best wishes," and dated 1997. Beautifully illustrated. View more info

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A Hole is to Dig: A First Book of Definitions

By: Krauss, Ruth

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001005

Condition: Very Good


First edition, 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, unpaginated, black and white illustrations throughout with text in brown; pictorial paper boards over teal cloth spine, light wear at extremities, previous owner's name in front endpaper along with faint erasure marks at top corner, clean crisp pages, sound binding, price-clipped dust jacket a little toned with some light brown spots on front panel, chipping at extremities and small scuff at top front edge, now in protective mylar cov... View more info

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Ghost Library

By: Melling, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hauppauge, NY, Barron's Educational Series: 2004

Seller ID: MH00077

ISBN: 0764157914

Condition: Very Good


First U.S. edition. Unpaginated, beautifully illustrated throughout; illustrated boards, bottom corners slightly bumped, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

A Beastly Alphabet

By: Mendoza, George

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000414

Condition: Near Fine


Sun darkened strip along top edge of boards. Dust jacket has a couple of small closed tears to rear panel with some mild creases. Sun darkened around edges. Now in protective mylar cover. Oblong. Unnumbered pages. From Antalops a-leaping to yelping Yenas and deserted Zorils, twenty-six creatures from medieval bestiaries are engaged in unusual activities. Fantastical illustrations by Caldecott honored artist, Joseph Low. View more info

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Little Songs of Long Ago

By: Moffat, Alfred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, David McKay: 1912

Seller ID: 000243

Condition: Good


Oblong. Yellow cloth boards with paste-down oval cover illustration and gilt titles. Boards rubbed and soiled. Paste-down scuffed and scratched. Fraying at extremities. Foxing and browning to end papers. Pages contain occasional smudges, spots of soiling or handling wear, but are otherwise bright and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Unpaginated but table of contents has final song on page 63. Thirty songs, each with an accompanying full page color illustration. View more info

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The World That Loved Books

By: Parlato, Stephen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Simply Read Books: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000979

ISBN: 1894965043

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with horse cut-out from front board revealing illustration beneath, signed by the author and inscribed to previous owner with elaborate drawing with horse, butterfly, etc., in gold pen in rear paste-down; boards show light wear at extremities including mild bump to top corners, internally clean, crisp and bright. Imagine a world where everyone loves books, and where people become what they read. And then... when the book is done, they become themselves ... View more info

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An American ABC

By: Petersham, Maud and Miska

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Macmillan: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001103

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in dust jacket, 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, unnumbered pages, one page of text for each letter of the alphabet with color illustration on facing page, signed by both authors on front free endpaper; the book is in beautiful condition with no notable flaws; price clipped dust jacket with light wear at extremities and sun faded spine, now in protective mylar cover. Husband and wife team, Maud and Miska Petersham, were groundbreaking and prolific children's book author... View more info

The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909

By: Provensen, Alice; Provensen, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 1983

Seller ID: 000110

ISBN: 0670342599

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. Very Good Plus in Good Minus jacket. Light wear to extremities including very light bump to bottom front corner. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Worn dust jacket with creases at tears at spine ends and corners. One inch chip out at head of spine. Dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. 39 pages. Bleriot's daring flight across the Channel was the first of its kind, 18 years before Lindbergh's famous flight across the Atl... View more info

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Hengist the Horse: Four Stories for Children

By: Richter, H. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bancroft & Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 000263

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper boards are clean and bright with moderate edge and corner wear. Faint damp stain at tail of spine. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. A couple of short closed edge tears and mild damp stain at tail of spine visible only from inside. Laminate lifting along front flap hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. Pictorial end papers. View more info

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Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came

By: Schmidt, Karl Patterson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, M. A. Donohue: 1938

Seller ID: 000624

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper boards over red cloth spine. Boards rubbed and chipped at edges. Bottom corners wearing through. Mild handling wear at bottom edges of pages. One page has a very small tear at the bottom edge. Otherwise pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Dust jacket worn and tattered at edges with closed tears and creasing. Loss at head and tail of spine. Mild smudging and soiling. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 64 numbered pages. Monoton... View more info

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We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy

By: Sendak, Maurice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harper Collins: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000135

ISBN: 0062050141

Condition: Fine


Oblong. Dust jacket in mylar. Unpaginated. Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose, ingeniously joined and interpreted by Maurice Sendak. View more info

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The County Fair

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001026

Condition: Very Good


First edition, hardcover in dust jacket, 4 ¾ x 4 inches, unpaginated, pictorial endpapers, color illustrations facing pages of text throughout, first letter of text on each page is a little color vignette; cloth boards are worn at extremities, previous owners name written on publishers book plate in front paste-down, old booksellers label on front free endpaper, tattered dust jacket is toned with loss at extremities, ½ inch chip out at top front corner. Third book in T... View more info

Dotty Dolly's Tea Party

By: Wheeler, Marguerite L. and Willard C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: CS00066

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with illustrated cover, 7x5.5 inches, not paginated, vibrant color illustrations on each page; boards are worn, previous owner's name and address in beautiful cursive on front free end paper, dated 1928, one inch closed tear to top of copyright page; no dust jacket. View more info

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A Gift From the Lonely Doll

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House Inc: 1966

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000948

Condition: Good


12 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches; unnumbered pages; black and white photographic illustrations on every page; signed by Dare Wright in front free end paper; pictorial boards are rubbed and scuffed with heavy wear at extremities, corners wearing through, splits to joints at spine ends and rear joint cracking, pages show mild handling wear and occasional smudges, binding sound. Have you met Dare Wright's angsty little doll Edith and her friend Little Bear? Dare Wright, who was a mod... View more info

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Holiday for Edith and the Bears

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001098

Condition: Very Good


First edition stated, hardcover, 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, unnumbered pages, black and white photographic illustrations on every page; pictorial boards backed in green cloth, mild wear at extremities, internally clean and sound, price-clipped dust jacket with tattered edges and some light scratches, a few edge tears, chipping at corners and spine ends, small chip out of bottom edge near corner, now in protective mylar cover. Have you met Dare Wright's angsty little doll Ed... View more info