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If I Ran the Zoo
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If I Ran the Zoo

By Dr. Seuss

Random House, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good.. 1st Edition. NY: Random House, 1950. First Edition. Folio - about 12" tall. Original glazed picture covered boards. Very good book in excellent condition without any tears, marks, or marring. A Dr. Seuss book in excellent condition with crisp and white pages! A wonderful book for any collector!

$250.00

The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
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The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

By Potter, Beatrix

The Saalfield Publishing Company. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. An early American edition illustrated by Virginia Albert; 12mo, illustrated boards, color and b/w illustrations, unpaginated, illustrated endpapers. No jacket, edgewear and light scuffing to boards, internally clean and tight. Delightful illustrations

$135.00

Little Black Sambo
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Little Black Sambo

By Bannerman, hHlen

Hardcover: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, 1942 Boards look good some edgewear, bright colors, light bumping, and aging, however, the book is intact and it does not affect the reading of the book.

$175.00

The Tale Of Little Pig Robinson
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The Tale Of Little Pig Robinson

By Potter, Beatrix

London / New York, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., Frontispiece, 111 pages. Original, illustrated Hardcover with illustrated original endpapers. Binding firm! Small smudging to lower front cover. Otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Interior excellent !. Binding firm!

$175.00

The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin
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The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin

By Potter, Beatrix

58 pages. Pictorial white dust jacket over beige boards. Colour illustrations. The book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well-bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning /thumbing. Small inscriptions and neat labels. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Jacket has light edge wear with tears and minor missing pieces. Mild rubbing and marking. This book has been inspected carefully by hand by trained evaluators to ensure the condition description is as accurate as possible for this exact copy pictured.

$500.00

The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse
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The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse

By Potter, Beatrix

First edition. 12mo. Cream paper covered boards with green lettering. Pictorial onlay of Mrs. Tittlemouse. Pictorial endpapers and 27 color plates by the author. This book has been inspected carefully by hand by trained book evaluators to ensure the condition description is as accurate as possible for this exact copy pictured. No dust jacket. Pictorial book. Mild foxing/ tanning to text block and fore edge. Some scuffing, rubbing /bumping to surfaces/edges. Moderate tanning /sunning to spine edge and boards slight foxing. Internally excellent This is truly a beautiful copy of this First Edition of Beatrix Potter's book. Very scarce and rarer yet to find it in such good condition. I was sure to be very critical in my description evaluation listed as a very critical one. I want to be sure that I list any and all things that could possibly be considered as "wrong" with the book. This is a Very good copy!! Collectors will notice this is one for their libraries.

$1100.00

The Five Chinese Brothers
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The Five Chinese Brothers

By Bishop, Claire Huchet

Publisher: Cadmus Books Coward McCann, 1938 Wisconsin: Cadmus Books Coward McCann, 1938. Hardcover from 1938, a special edition published by arrangement with the publisher of the regular edition Coward McCann Inc. Pictorial covers (showing 5 Chinese men), interior presents delightful illustrations using a predominantly black and gold color scheme. Very minimal shelf and edge wear. This is a rare edition to find and in such excellent condition! Rare Children's book.

$250.00

The Seven Chinese Brothers
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The Seven Chinese Brothers

By Mahy, Margaret

The seven Chinese brothers. Summary: Seven Chinese brothers elude execution by virtue of their extraordinary individual qualities. With humor and wit, internationally acclaimed author Margaret Mahy captures the courageous adventures of seven brothers who use their supernatural gifts to overpower a cruel emperor. This is a rare book to find in such condition and certainly still with the read-along cassette!!

$250.00

The Bobbsey Twins On The Pony Trail
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The Bobbsey Twins On The Pony Trail

By Hope, Laura Lee

Gypsies, ponies and another mystery for the twins to solve.

$150.00

Mr. Popper\'s Penguins
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Mr. Popper's Penguins

By Atwater, Richard and Florence

Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 1939 Newbery Honour Title and the basis for the 2011 film starring Jim Carrey. It tells the story of a poor house painter named Mr. Popper and his family, who live in the small town of Stillwater in the 1930s. (I also have an inscribed copy which costs a bit more).

$800.00

The Last Battle
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The Last Battle

By Lewis, C. S.

Beautiful hardback editions of the classic series with covers designed by award winning illustrator David Wiesner. To my side, all true Narnians! Would you wait till your new masters have killed you all, one by one?" It is Narnia's darkest hour. A false Aslan is commanding all Narnians to work for the cruel Calormenes and striking terror into every heart. King Tirian's only hope is to call Eustace and Jill back to Narnia in an attempt to find the true Aslan and restore peace to the land. But a mighty battle lies ahead. This is the seventh adventure in the exciting Chronicles of Narnia.From the Inside Flap:Many Narnian years have passed since Eustace and Jill helped ensure the Royal line. But when they are jerked back violently into this strangest of lands they find the present King in danger and Narnia facing its darkest hour. With Eustace and Jill at his side, the King, the noble unicorn Jewel and a few remaining loyal subjects must stand fast against the powers of evil and darkness and fight the Last Battle to decide the future of this once glorious kingdom. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

$90.00

The Fairy and the Chupacabra and Those Marfa Lights (Fairy and the Chupacabra)
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The Fairy and the Chupacabra and Those Marfa Lights (Fairy and the Chupacabra)

By Spires, Sidney

The de Veras fairy clan lives in the Glass Mountains near the village of Marathon, Texas. Javier, a fairy prince, decides to travel to town by himself. He 'forgets' to tell his parents. Once in Marathon, Javi encounters a very lonely and misunderstood chupacabra. Cuidado, Javier! Now his brave sister, Princess Marisol, must rescue him. Deje la aventura comenzar! Let the adventure begin.About the Author:Mangum is an award winning Texas novelist and folk artist. He and his wife Sidney Spires live in a tiny yellow house on a hill overlooking magical, mystical Marathon, Texas. Their West Texas neighbors include fairies, chupacabras, dragons, gnomos, javelinas, pronghorns, buhos and other creatures - ambos verdaderas e imaginarias. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

$45.00

The Lost Princess of Oz
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The Lost Princess of Oz

By Baum, L. Frank

1917. Hardcover. Book Condition: Excellent. First Ed., First Impression, 2nd pt., Reilly and Lee, Chicago, IL. Impeccable illustrations, binding-canvas, square and tight, no owner marks, 1st ed 1st pt Reilly&Lee. The only visible wearing is in the corner of the cover illustration. No repairs are done and it is in original binding condition. This is an absolutely wonderful edition! Very rarely do you find them in such good condition!

$250.00

Pedro the Angel of Olvera Street
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Pedro the Angel of Olvera Street

By Politi, Leo

Pedro, The Angel Of Olvera Street; written and illustrated by Leo Politi; Scribners;1946 1947 Caldecott Honor Award Essential Identifying Point Copyright page: Seven lines, as follows: Copyright, 1946, by LEO POLITI Printed in the United States of America All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without the permission of Charles Scribner's Sons

$350.00

The Fables of Aesop
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The Fables of Aesop

By Jacobs, Joseph

A first edition of Aesop's Fables with full page color illustrations. Binding tight and pages clean and unmarried. Wonderful stories of morals for children. A classic with color illustrations. No damage in book.

$250.00