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Seventh Cavalry

By: Jeffries, Jeff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00177

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 192 pages, full color illustrated plate in verso of title page; blue cloth boards with silver titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket with light dust smudging and a bit of wear at head and tail of spine and at corners, now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of the Collins Seagull Library for young readers. View more info

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Dragon, Dragon, and Other Tales

By: John Champlin Gardne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NEW, Random House Childrens Books: 1975

Seller ID: CS00160

ISBN: 0394831225

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 73 pages, illustrated by Charles Shields; a well kept copy, foxing to top edge, dust jacket shows a bit of wear, especially to head and tail of spine. View more info

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The King of the Hummingbirds, and Other Tales

By: John Gardner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1977

Seller ID: CS00158

ISBN: 0394833198

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 58 pages, illustrated by Michael Sporn; a well kept copy, dust jacket shows a bit of wear along extremities. View more info

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Gudgekin The Thistle Girl and Other Tales

By: John Gardner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1976

Seller ID: CS00159

ISBN: 0394832760

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 59 pages, illustrated by Michael Sporn; a well kept copy, foxing to edges of text block, dust jacket shows a bit of wear along creases. View more info

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The Friends of Jimmy

By: Kay, Gertrude Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., P. F. Volland Company: 1926

Seller ID: 000141

Condition: Good Plus


Pictorial paper boards are rubbed and edge worn with scuffing at extremities and some light soiling. Rubbed through at corners. Pages a little toned from age. Binding straight and tight. Unpaginated. Pictorial end papers. Charming color illustrations throughout. Ads for other children's books at rear. View more info

Polar Boy

By: Kennedy, Florence M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: CS00586

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper backed in blue cloth, 4to, 91 pages, illustrated throughout; bookseller's stamp on rear free endpaper; small closed tear along rear crease of dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Dreamily illustrated by Eleanora Madsen. An educational story of Arklio, a little Eskimo boy who lives in Greenland. View more info

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Amy's Eyes

By: Kennedy, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000944

ISBN: 0060232196

Condition: Very Good Plus


Full number line, 437 pages, four illustrated plates, two in color and two black and white, signed by the author in front free end paper; hint of wear to board extremities and dust jacket. Amy's sailor doll turns into a real live person, and she becomes a doll in this epic voyage that blends humor, fairy tale and adventure. View more info

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Sure Thing for Shep

By: Lansing, E. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00181

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 179 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; red cloth boards with black titling, four pages have one inch stain at fore edge not affecting text block, dust jacket has some dust smudging and staining, spine is a bit faded, small chip out of head of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

The Arabian Nights

By: Lowe, Orton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The John C. Winston Company: 1924

Seller ID: CS00489

Condition: Good


Red cloth with pictorial paper paste down, gilt decoration and titles, 8vo, 257 pages, sixty illustrations by Adeline H. Bolton; damp stain from tail of spine along base of cover board, visible along base of pages of front matter; dust jacket is edge worn and chipped in places. Gorgeously illustrated red ink endpapers. A whimsical vintage copy of a favorite classic. View more info

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Japanese Fairy Tales

By: Marmur, Mildred

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Pres: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00311

Condition: Very Good


First edition Giant Golden Book, pictorial glossy paper, folio, 64 pages, illustrated throughout by Benvenuti; boards rubbed and edge worn, previous owners name written on endpapers, internally clean and sound. Beautifully illustrated traditional Japanese fairy tales. View more info

Mother Truth's Melodies

By: Miller, E.P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Fairbanks & Palmer Publishing Co.: 1889

Seller ID: CS00482

Condition: Very Good


Red pictorial cloth with black and gilt decorations, all edges gilt, 12mo, 352 pages, 450 illustrations; inscription on first page, gilt dulled, wear to extremities. A quaint, vintage edition copiously decorated with whimsical illustrations and fanciful endpapers. View more info

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Tales of India, Magical Adventures of Three Indian Princes

By: Ponsot, Maries

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00309

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, pictorial glossy paper, folio, 154 pages, richly decorated by Sergio Rizzato throughout; a very well kept copy, binding is only lightly edge worn, illustrations are vivid and bright. A beautifully illustrated book that would entertain adults and children alike. View more info

Myths and Enchantment Tales

By: Price, Margaret Evans

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally & Company: 1953

Seller ID: CS00353

Condition: Good


Teal paper with orange titles and illustration, 4to, 160 pages, illustrated throughout by Margaret Evans Price; boards are lightly edge worn, foxing to endpapers; price clipped dust jacket is creased with chipping along the bottom of the front cover and a three inch chip to rear cover. A charming vintage copy of myths from children. View more info

The Yearling

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Seller ID: CS00511

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue cloth with pictorial paste down, gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 400 pages, pictorial endpapers and illustrated throughout by N.C. Wyeth; inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise a well kept copy. View more info

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Bomba the Jungle Boy: Jaguar Island

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Clover Books/ McLoughlin Bros.: 1927

Seller ID: 000520

Condition: Very Good


1950s era reprint. Glossy illustrated boards with mild rubbing and edge wear. Scuffing at corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name and a blind stamp in front end paper. Pages toned from age. Binding straight and tight. 209 pages. B4 on cover with price of 49c. Bomba the Jungle Boy series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood, and was created in imitation of the very successful Tarzan series. There were twenty books in the series, originally published by... View more info

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On A Torn-Away World or, The Captives of the Great Earthquake

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1913

Seller ID: 001084

Condition: Good


Early printing. 7 3/4 x 5.25 inches; [4],246,[6] pages; publisher's ads; four black and white illustrated plates. Pictorial green cloth boards are rubbed and edge worn, cloth along front joint is stretched and spine is a little sun faded, corners rubbing through, pages toned from age, binding sound. Part of the Great Marvel Series from the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood, and was one of the first products of the Stratemeyer Syndicate and its earliest venture into sc... View more info

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The Singing Tree

By: Seredy, Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1950

Seller ID: 000988

Condition: Very Good


Tenth printing, 247 pages, black and white illustrations throughout, color crayon portraits of Kate and Jancsi, pictorial endpapers; blue cloth boards with mild wear at extremities, mild tanning of endpapers, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping along joints and at spine ends, spine slightly sun faded, now in protective mylar cover. When The Great War come to their Hungarian village Jancsi and his cousin Kate are left along with the other women and children who are left in charge. View more info

Kidnapped

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1946

Seller ID: CS00356

Condition: Good


Navy blue cloth boards with illustrated paste down, 4to, 289 pages plus publisher's list, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth; boards are edge worn with white residue on extremities; dust jacket damp stained in a mottled drop like pattern, edges tattered, now in mylar. View more info

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Jack and the Bean-Stalk

By: Tennyson, Hallam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1886

Seller ID: CS00315

Condition: Good


Green cloth illustrated in blue ink, 8vo, 70 pages, illustrations by Randolph Caldecott; boards are a bit grubby, inscription on front free endpaper, pages are fragile and creased in places. hinges have been repaired. A classic tale, illustrated by Randolph Caldecott himself, the illustrator in whose honor the Caldecott Medal was named. View more info

Mary Poppins

By: Travers, P.L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1962

Seller ID: CS00294

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with black illustrations, 12 mo, 206 pages, illustrated in black and white by Mary Shepard; boards slightly edge worn, evidence of removed bookplate, pages are clean and unmarked; dust jacket rubbed in places, dust jacket in mylar cover. View more info