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Puss in Boots

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 1797155


Wrappings lightly rubbed. Pages toned, clean. 1916 Soft Cover. A vintage (1918) telling of the classic tale that inspired the lovable cat from the Shrek movies. Shaped wrappings. Illustrations throughout. View more info

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Santa Claus Story Picture Book

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company: 1923

Seller ID: 2116652


Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. A collection of children's stories and verse, some of which relate to Christmas and Santa Claus. Also includes musical notation for several songs. View more info

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The Fables of Aesop (Illustrated Editions)

By: Aesop; Parker, Willis L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Illustrated Editions Company / J.J. Little & Ives Company: 1931

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1998630


Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed & faded, with 1 inch chip from spine head & foot, other minor loss and tears along edges.Good. 1931 Hard Cover. 222 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine with gilt titles & rules over blue cloth covered boards. Textured blue endpapers. A collection of Aesop's fables, compiled and edited with an introduction by Willis L. Parker, and featuring illustrations by Charles H. Bennett commissioned specifically for this edition. View more info

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Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Saalfield: 1943

Seller ID: 2073985


Two small tears to rear jacket. Pages toned.Very Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A story set 10 years after the classic Little Men. View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 2199974


1914 reprint. Hinge loosening. We have more books available by this author!. 376 pp. 8vo. 6 7/8 x 4 7/8. Frontispiece illustration. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to ... View more info

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An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 2262054


Quarter-inch tears to jacket spine-head and spine-base. A few light spots on spine, pages lightly toned. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 3428 pp. The book revolves around Polly Milton, the old-fashioned girl who titles the story. Polly visits her wealthy friend Fanny Shaw in the city and is overwhelmed by the fashionable and urban life they live––but also left out because of her countrified manners and outdated clothes. The novel was th... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is comp... View more info

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King Arthur and His Knights: A Noble and Joyous History (The Windermere Series)

By: Allen, Philip Schuyler; Schaeffer, Mead; Neill, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1927

Seller ID: 2205146


Includes color illustrations by Mead Schaeffer and John R. Neill (Oz Illustrator). Edges lightly rubbed.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1927 Hard Cover. xiii, 455 pp. Includes color illustrations by Mead Schaeffer and John R. Neill (Oz Illustrator). CONTENTS: Merlin and Uther Pendragon; Sir Balin le Savage; The Round Table and Three Quests; Morgan le Fay and the Three Damsels; The Emperor Lucius; Sir Launcelot Du Lake; SIr Gareth; La-Cote-Male-Taile and Sir Tristram de Lyo... View more info

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A Gift of Gracias

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198566


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2005 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [40] pp. After their olive crop fails, Maria fears that her family will have to abandon their farm on the new island colony. Then, one night she dreams of a mysterious beautiful lady shrouded by trees with branches hung with hundreds of little suns. They are oranges like the ones Maria's parents once ate in their homeland, Valencia, Spain... View more info

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The Secret Footprints

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198567


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [40] pp. The Dominican legend of the ciguapas, creatures who lived in underwater caves and whose feet were on backward so that humans couldn't follow their footprints, is reinvented by renowned author Julia Alvarez. Although the ciguapas fear humans, Guapa, a bold and brave ciguapa, can't help but be curious--especially about a boy she s... View more info

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The Fortune Tellers

By: Alxeander, Lloyd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton Children's Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265296


First printing. A nice copy. 1992 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. After revealing the future to a young carpenter, a fortune-teller disappears, and the young man attempts to fill the shoes of the real seer, with hilarious results for himself and the villagers, in an African tale set in a small Cameroonian town. View more info

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The Top and the Ball

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ideals Children's Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199996


First edition. 1 inch tear to jacket spine head. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. A fine leather ball snobbishly refuses to marry a plain wooden top; but years later, after Ball has fallen on hard times and Top has a shiny new coat, she is eager for his friendship. By the famous Danish author who also wrote The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, etc. View more info

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Hans Christian Andersen's Complete Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean; Mondschein, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canterbury Classics: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265948


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 2014 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 760, [4] pp. 8vo. Light blue faux leather binding with pink double border, metallic red roses on green stems along inside of border, white titles, small girl in a flower pictured on front board, green frog with metallic red crown on spine. A large collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Translated into E... View more info

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales. First Series: Adapted to Children Reading the Third School Reader

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Stickney, J.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ginn & Company, Publishers: 1895

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2191284


Spine toned, boards rubbed, pages toned, ink name & stickers on front endpaper. 1895 Hard Cover. v, 280 pp. Classic fairy tales used to build reading ability in children. Black and white illustrations included. View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Weisgard, Leonard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1956

Seller ID: 2208459


A few faint spots to boards, pencil name on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. 217 pp. CONTENTS: The Emperor's New Clothes; The Swineherd; The Real Princess; The Shoes of Fortune; The Fir Tree; The Snow Queen; The Leap-Frog; The Elderbush; The Bell; The Old House; The Happy Family; The Story of a Mother; The False Collar; The Shadow; The Little Match Girl; The Dream of Little Tuk; The Naughty Boy; The Red Shoes.Keywords: CHILDREN YOUNG ADULT TEEN FICTION CLASSICS FAIRY TAL... View more info

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Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Key Porter Kids: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197044


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. An alliterative children's picture book by the author of The Handmaid's Tale, the theme of which is the value of resisting restrictions. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic.Keywords: CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS MARGARET ATWOOD RUDE RAMSAY ROARING RADISHES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Key Porter Kids: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197045


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2004 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. An alliterative children's picture book by the author of The Handmaid's Tale, the theme of which is exploring one's own personality. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic.And now, a new tongue-twisting adventure from Margaret Atwood! The internationally renowned Margaret Atwood once again turns her talents to a story for kids of all ages. Bashful... View more info

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National Velvet (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Bagnold, Enid; Seaton, Walter; Winslow, Earle B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1958

Seller ID: 2208464


General light wear. 1958 Hard Cover. 288 pp. ...the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who rides her horse to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary persons, particularly women, to accomplish great things. Velvet is a teenager in the late 1920s, living in a small English coastal village in Sussex, dreaming of one day owning many horses. She is a high-strung, shy, nervous child with a delicate stomach. The nov... View more info

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Many Things to Do

By: Bailey, Corinne; Bailey, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1932

Seller ID: 1797135


Minor loss from cover edges, pages toned. 1932 Large Softcover. 11 X 15 in. A vintage activity book for children. Includes cutout puzzles, models & paper dolls, coloring pages, and more all untouched. View more info

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The Story of Little Black Sambo [with] The Story of Topsy from Uncle Tom's Cabin (The Children's Red Books Vol. II [2])

By: Bannerman, Helen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 2084302


Edges rubbed, ink name & date on front endpaper & flyleaf. 1908 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56, [4] pp. Contains both The Story of Little Black Sambo and The Story of Topsy from Uncle Tom's Cabin. The jolly and exciting tale of the little boy who lost his red coat and his blue trousers and his purple shoes but who was saved from the tigers to eat 169 pancakes for his supper, has been universally loved by generations of children. First ... View more info

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Toto the Bustling Beaver: His Many Adventures (Kneetime Animal Stories)

By: Barnum, Richard

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Barse and Hopkins: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266490


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper, edges rubbed, jacket rubbed with 1 inch chip from spine head and minor loss from other corners. 1920 Hard Cover. 120 pp. A vintage illustrated children's (ages 5-9) story of a beaver and his many adventures. A remnant of simpler, easier times. View more info

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The Story of Peter Pan: Retold in Story Form from J. M. Barrie's Immortal Fairy Play

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles E. Graham & Co: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2177436


Boards rubbed, ink name on back of title page, crayon markings on three pages, last two pages torn.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The classic story of Peter Pan with colored and black and white illustrations. View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatiz... View more info

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Queen Zixi of Ix: Or, the Story of the Magic Cloak

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $325.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2092774


First edition, first printing (Bienvenue 213-16). All plates included. Corners lightly rubbed, boards faintly soiled, ink gift note on front endpaper, rear hinge just starting. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 303 pp. Baum believed this was his most well-written book, nearer to the 'old-fashioned' fairy tale than anything I have yet accomplished. Inspiration for the film The Magic Cloak of Oz. View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2122112


First edition, first state, binding A (Bienvenue 47; Hanff 61) - advertisement on verso of ownership page lists through John Dough and the Cherub; metallic background and accents to front picture plate; black & orange pictorial endpapers. Two tiny chips from edge of color plate on front board, rear hinge just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed, pencil name on ownership page. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. Light blu... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Michael Neugebauer / North South Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199320


2nd printing. Signed by illustrator on bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3D glasses and large color poster. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however,... View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1910

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204604


Reprint from between 1934 and the late 1950s (Bienvenue p. 49). Front hinge loosening, first gathering sprung. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. Yellow cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board. Black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. The sixth title in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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The Land of Oz: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman and also the Strange Experiences of the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkinhead, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the Story Being a Sequel to The Wizard of Oz (Oz Book 2)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Company: 1904

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2202998


Circa 1970 reissue. Boards faintly soiled, no internal marks. 1904 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. 8vo. The second book in Baum's immortal Oz series. Includes black-and-white illustrations from the original drawings by John R. Neill. Tells the story of Cap'n Bill, a sailor with a wooden peg-leg, and his friend, a little girl named Trot, who set out from California on a calm day for a short ride in their row-boat.  Keywords: OZ IMAGINAR... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz (Oz Book 1)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reilly & Lee Co.: 1956

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203004


Boards only faintly rubbed, no internal marks. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 226 pp. 8vo. The first book in Baum's immortal Oz series. Includes illustrations by W.W. Denslow. A little farm girl named Dorothy and her pet dog, Toto, get swept away into the Land of Oz by a Kansas cyclone. Upon her arrival, she is hailed as a sorceress, liberates a living Scarecrow, meets a man made entirely of tin, and a Cowardly Lion. But all Dorothy really... View more info

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Mother Goose Remembers

By: Beaton, Clare

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barefoot Books: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2202728


2nd printing. A fine copy.Jacket corners lightly bumped. 2000 Large Hardcover. 64 pp. Artist Clare Beaton takes a fresh look at the topsy-turvy world of Mother Goose in this exquisite treasury of traditional rhymes. As they listen to favorites such as Humpty Dumpty and Three Blind Mice, youngsters are also invited to hunt for Mother Goose s feathers, one of which is carefully sewn into the art that accompanies each rhyme. By the final page, they will have collected just ... View more info