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THE STORY OF A PUPPET OR THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO, Translated from the Italian by M.A. Murray by Collodi, Carlo (pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini, 1826-90) - 1892

by Collodi, Carlo (pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini, 1826-90)

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THE STORY OF A PUPPET OR THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO, Translated from the Italian by M.A. Murray by Collodi, Carlo (pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini, 1826-90) - 1892

THE STORY OF A PUPPET OR THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO, Translated from the Italian by M.A. Murray

by Collodi, Carlo (pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini, 1826-90)

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New York: Cassell Publishing Company, 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. The first American edition (from the sheets of the first English edition, with a cancel title page). A universal icon and a metaphor of the human condition, Pinocchio is considered a canonical piece of children's literature and has had an enduring impact on world culture. Small octavo: [8], 232 p. with the half-title and title page printed in red and black. Illustrated with forty-one black-and-white vignette drawings by C. Mazzanti. Original off-white cloth binding, delicately stamped in blue in a decorative floral pattern, with matching edges and endpapers. The spine is a touch faded, with some minor wear to the boards and a bit of wear to the corners and tips; else very good. Housed in a custom blue morocco clamshell box.
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  • Publisher Cassell Publishing Company
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  • Date Published 1892
  • Keywords Children's Literature, Pinocchio, Books into Film, Illustrated Books, BIBLIO-LIVE-4

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OLIVER TWIST; OR, THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS. In Three Volumes
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OLIVER TWIST; OR, THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS. In Three Volumes

by (Dickens, Charles) By "BOZ

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London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1838. 1st Edition. Leather. Very Good. George Cruikshank. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 3 volumes. First issue of the 1st edition. 12mo., [Vol.1]331; [Vol.2] 307; [Vol.3] 315pp., illustrated with 24 frontispieces and plates. Bound in full morocco, with boards single lined in gilt. The six compartment spines are decorated with a five leaf flower in each compartment, and title and volume number in gilt. Edge dentelles. a.e.g. Tips very lightly rubbed. Spines sunned, with joints lightly rubbed. Some loss of gilt to the spine's lettering. New paste downs and added end papers. Each volume's title page, and volume 1's half title page have been stamped with an oval stamp. These stamps show signs of having been attempted to be erased. It is my belief, when coupled with the new paste downs and end papers, that this set was formerly an ex-library set, with an attempt to remove all library markings. Each volume contains a laid in slip showing it was "Purchased at… Read More
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by J.K. Rowling

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ROWLING, J[oanne] K[athleen].Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Illustrations by Mary GrandPre. [NY]: Scholastic [1999]. 8vo, xii 436pp. Purple half-cloth with green patterned boards and spine stamped in green. Red endpapers; b&w illustrated chapter headings. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, J.K. Rowling, and the artist, Mary GrandPre.First US Edition. The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series. Harry must face his greatest challenge yet when his infamous godfather, Sirius Black, escapes from Azkaban prison. Is he out to get Harry? Or is there more to the story than Harry's been told?
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BERTHA'S CHRISTMAS VISION: An Autumn Sheaf
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BERTHA'S CHRISTMAS VISION: An Autumn Sheaf

by Alger, Horatio

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Boston: Brown, Bazin, and Company, 1856. 1st edition. Cloth. Good +. 1st edition, 1st printing. A Good + copy. 8vo., viii, 248 pp., with wood-engraved frontispiece and engraved title page. Bound in the publisher's brown, blind-stamped cloth, with title on the spine in gilt. Spine lettering fading; edge wear, small loss of cloth at the spine's crown and foot. Occasional dots of foxing, but the text is generally clean. Binding holding firm. Author's first book, a collection of shorts, written when he was 24. His most famous work, RAGGED DICK, would set his theme of a poor boy, going from "Rags to Riches" by working hard and doing the right thing.
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Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle
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Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Co, 1928. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. Half-title, vignette title page, 377pp., illustrated with 5 full-page black and white plates by J. Allen St. John. The later edition has "Second" printing on the copyright page. A very handsome copy bound in green cloth lettered in brown, in the very rare pictorial dust jacket showing some edgewear minute chipping to spine ends, a few tiny edge tears, rubbing or soiling to rear panel. No names or bookplates. (Bergen p. 35).
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Fortieth Anniversary Edition
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Fortieth Anniversary Edition

by LEE, Harper

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(New York): HarperCollins, 1999. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 323pp. First printing of this edition. One top corner just slightly tapped, but a fine, crisp, unread copy in like dust jacket. Red band just a 1/4 shade sunned at the spine. SIGNED by Harper Lee on the half-title page. A sharp and lovely signed copy of this attractive edition, scarce in the first printing.
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OLIVER TWIST; OR, THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS. In Three Volumes
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OLIVER TWIST; OR, THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS. In Three Volumes

by (Dickens, Charles) By "BOZ

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London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1838. 1st Edition. Leather. Very Good. George Cruikshank. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 3 volumes. First issue of the 1st edition. 12mo., [Vol.1]331; [Vol.2] 307; [Vol.3] 315pp., illustrated with 24 frontispieces and plates. Bound in full morocco, with boards single lined in gilt. The six compartment spines are decorated with a five leaf flower in each compartment, and title and volume number in gilt. Edge dentelles. a.e.g. Tips very lightly rubbed. Spines sunned, with joints lightly rubbed. Some loss of gilt to the spine's lettering. New paste downs and added end papers. Each volume's title page, and volume 1's half title page have been stamped with an oval stamp. These stamps show signs of having been attempted to be erased. It is my belief, when coupled with the new paste downs and end papers, that this set was formerly an ex-library set, with an attempt to remove all library markings. Each volume contains a laid in slip showing it was "Purchased at… Read More
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by J.K. Rowling

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ROWLING, J[oanne] K[athleen].Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Illustrations by Mary GrandPre. [NY]: Scholastic [1999]. 8vo, xii 436pp. Purple half-cloth with green patterned boards and spine stamped in green. Red endpapers; b&w illustrated chapter headings. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, J.K. Rowling, and the artist, Mary GrandPre.First US Edition. The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series. Harry must face his greatest challenge yet when his infamous godfather, Sirius Black, escapes from Azkaban prison. Is he out to get Harry? Or is there more to the story than Harry's been told?
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BERTHA'S CHRISTMAS VISION: An Autumn Sheaf
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BERTHA'S CHRISTMAS VISION: An Autumn Sheaf

by Alger, Horatio

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Boston: Brown, Bazin, and Company, 1856. 1st edition. Cloth. Good +. 1st edition, 1st printing. A Good + copy. 8vo., viii, 248 pp., with wood-engraved frontispiece and engraved title page. Bound in the publisher's brown, blind-stamped cloth, with title on the spine in gilt. Spine lettering fading; edge wear, small loss of cloth at the spine's crown and foot. Occasional dots of foxing, but the text is generally clean. Binding holding firm. Author's first book, a collection of shorts, written when he was 24. His most famous work, RAGGED DICK, would set his theme of a poor boy, going from "Rags to Riches" by working hard and doing the right thing.
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Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle
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Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Co, 1928. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. Half-title, vignette title page, 377pp., illustrated with 5 full-page black and white plates by J. Allen St. John. The later edition has "Second" printing on the copyright page. A very handsome copy bound in green cloth lettered in brown, in the very rare pictorial dust jacket showing some edgewear minute chipping to spine ends, a few tiny edge tears, rubbing or soiling to rear panel. No names or bookplates. (Bergen p. 35).
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Fortieth Anniversary Edition
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Fortieth Anniversary Edition

by LEE, Harper

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(New York): HarperCollins, 1999. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 323pp. First printing of this edition. One top corner just slightly tapped, but a fine, crisp, unread copy in like dust jacket. Red band just a 1/4 shade sunned at the spine. SIGNED by Harper Lee on the half-title page. A sharp and lovely signed copy of this attractive edition, scarce in the first printing.
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The Story of a Puppet or The Adventures of Pinocchio. Translated from the Italian by M.A. Murray.
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The Story of a Puppet or The Adventures of Pinocchio. Translated from the Italian by M.A. Murray.

by COLLODI, Carlo [pseud. LORENZINI, Carlo]

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London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1892. . First edition in English, first issue with illustrator's name misprinted as 'C. Mazzanti'; 12mo; half-title and title printed in red & black, frontispiece (with tissue guard) and illustrations by Enrico Mazzanti, a few small marks to a couple of pages, contemporary gift inscription to half-title, overall internally very good, patterned endpapers; publisher's patterned cloth, slight toning to spine and top edge, very light small red stain to foot of lower cover near spine, but overall a good copy. The rare first UK edition of Collodi's classic for children, originally published in book-form in Florence, Italy in 1883. Previously serialised in a children's newspaper, Giornale per i bambini (1881-83) the work started out as La storia di un burratino, changed later to Le Avventure di Pinocchio. The author Lorenzini, a journalist & educationalist, took the name Collodi from his mother's native village in Tuscany. Memorably translated into an animated musical fantasy by… Read More
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Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr: A Picture Story

by Margaret Boone -Jones

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Tarzan and the Forbidden City
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Tarzan and the Forbidden City

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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Vintage Whitman Publishing Company edition 1957. Hardcover, pictorial matte boards with original dust jacket. Overall condition is very good, dust jacket showing wear at top and bottom of spine and edges, but with bright colors. Dust jacket protected by a removable mylar cover. Slight bumped corners of boards. Pages are unmarked. Beautifully illustrated endpapers, with a slight separation from binding at front hinge. Please see photos for specifics. A portion of all book sales from Babcock & 68th are donated to charity.
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The Sky and the Forest
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The Sky and the Forest

by Forester, C.S

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C.S. Forester: The Sky and the Forest. Little, Brown and Company, Boston. Stated First Edition First Printing Thus August, 1948. Cover price $2.75. Used. VG BOOK/VG UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. A story of a central Africa. By C.S. Forester, author of the Admiral Hornblower series.
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Samuel The Seeker
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Samuel The Seeker

by Sinclair, Upton

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Sinclair, Upton. Samuel, The Seeker Copyright 1910. Apparently published by author. No publisher stated. First Edition. States printed at Western Printing and Lithography, Racine, WI. Yellow Boards with black titling. Used. Very Good/ No Dj is Included. Rare/Scarce. A nice copy.
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The Man Who Lost His Head
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The Man Who Lost His Head

by Claire Huchet Bishop

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The Man Who Lost His Head. By Claire Huchet Bishop. Viking Press, Copyright Renewed 1970. 16th Impression thus. Exlib. VG/VG unclipped DJ. Original cover price $3.56. Wrap-around blue and white endpapers show a headless man walking past farm animals on his way to the fair to look for his head there. Pages are bright. Now protected in a mylar wrap. A fantasy illustrated by Robert McCloskey, author and illustrator of "Make Way For Ducklings". Summary: "A man wakes up to find that he has no head, so he goes looking for it." Hard title to find.
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Going To the Doctor (First Experiences Series)

Going To the Doctor (First Experiences Series)

by Fred Rogers

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Fred Rogers: First Experiences Book Series: Going To the Doctor (1986 1st Ed. 3rd Pr. Thus, G.P. Putnam)RARE in this first hardcover edition. Quite the find. Used. VG/VG condition unclipped dust jacket, printed price $12.95 Mr. Rogers appears on the back dj panel wearing a pale blue sweater. "In this book, real life photos are used to help young people feel more comfortable with interacting with other children and making new friends. A Note From Fred Rogers: A child's first visit with a pediatrician usually comes soon after birth. It may be months or even years later, though, that a child first shows fear about going to see a doctor. The worry of an injection or some other unfamiliar medical procedure can trigger that fear. It can also appear because another family member may be feeling medical anxieties. And, of course, new body awareness and needs for privacy develop naturally in children's early years, so all these feelings can make it very hard for them to let doctors investigate the workings of… Read More
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A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

by Verne, Jules

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Jules Verne: Jules A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth 1959 Dodd, Mead Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Special introduction by Arthur C. Clarke. USED. VG/G original red, black and white Jean Morton dust jacket. Spine of jacket is skinned by price label removal. Beige boards, red topstain, 226 pages, binding is tight. Plot summary:" In Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, a geology professor, Otto Lindenbrock, and his nephew Axel discover and decode an ancient document that purports to show that a dormant volcano holds a secret entrance to a series of caverns leading to a subterranean world at the earth's center. In the name of scientific discovery, they follow the instructions and undertake a hazardous journey deep within the earth..."
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The Fault in Our Stars
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The Fault in Our Stars

by John Green

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Black boards with silver writing on spine; dings on top of front and back boards near corners. Top and bottom corners of front boards bumped; top and bottom of spine rumpled. Chip and wrinkles on top edge of front dust jacket; chip on corner of back dust jacket near fold to spine. Shelf wear on top and bottom of dust jacket spine; tight binding and pages still look in excellent condition. Cover price of $17.99 on front dust jacket flap, which has slight wrinkle at top of flap.Dutton First Edition; Thirty-First Printing as indicated by number line ending of "40 39 38 37 36 35 34 33 32 31" on copyright page. Signed by author on second interior page. Red cloud image with Target logo and advertising Bonus DVD from author with behind-the scenes looks at the movie.Green's second novel, which became his most famous one and has been made into a movie. Hardcover and original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Mylar cover.
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Doonesbury Classics
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Doonesbury Classics

by Gary Trudeau

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Four trade paperback editions of classic Doonesbury cartoons. The slipcase has minor wear but the books themselves are Like New and possibly never opened! Original political satire
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BRNSTN BRS GO TO CAMP (First Time Books)
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BRNSTN BRS GO TO CAMP (First Time Books)

by Berenstain, Stan and Jan

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Berenstain, Stan and Jan: The Berenstain Bears Go To Camp ( A First Time Book) Random House 1982 First Edition. Number line starts with 1. Ex-lib hardcover library-bound edition Brown cloth boards. Good Condition/ No dust jacket included. A nice find for Berenstain Bears fans.
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