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Granfa' Grig Had A Pig And Other Rhymes Without Reason (1976 Stated 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Tripp, Wallace

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Published
1976
Condition
Good
Edition
Stated First Edition
ISBN
9780316852821
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EXLIB. ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN'S BOOK. NURSERY RHYMES. STATED FIRST EDITION THUS IN AN ORIGINAL, UNCLIPPED DUST JACKET. Original cover price $7.95. COMPILED AND ILLUSTRATED BY WALLACE TRIPP. Summary: "What has brilliant colors, ninety-six leaves and hundreds of rib-ticklers? This book!!! Here you will find many favorite verses as well as less familiar ones to delight you." A clean, solid copy. Will… Read more
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Harriet The Spy (1964 Harper & Row BCE w/DJ)

by Fitzhugh, Louise

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Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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RARE. HARRIET THE SPY. YOUNG ADULT. VG CONDITION/ VG ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. EXLIB BCE A very nice clean copy. Dust jacket does not have an emblem sticker on it. Summary: "Although it was written four decades ago Harriet the Spyis still a thoroughly modern story. Harriet - bossy, determined, prone to shouting things like 'I'll be damned if I'll got… Read more
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The Birdman Of Alcatraz (1955 Signed 1st Edition W/DJ)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Stated First Edition
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RARE SIGNED STATED FIRST EDITION: Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Ed. w/Dj. Photo of jacket is a stock photo. Ours is in nicer shape. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing Thus in an original HARVEY GABOR White/black jail bars/ bird inset exlib dust jacket protected by a mylar wrap. … Read more
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What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1960 1st Edition w/fax DJ)

by Farrell, Henry

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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RARE. Used. Not an exlib item. VG-/New Facsimile DJ. WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? 1960, Rinehart, Inc. Has Circled "R" on copyright page which indicates First Printing Thus. Pages are toning as is typical of this edition. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR BLOCKBUSTER 1962 BETTE DAVIS/ JOAN CRAWFORD HORROR/THRILLER FILM OF THE SAME NAME, DIRECTED BY ROBERT ALDRICH Summary:… Read more
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In Cold Blood (1965 Random House Stated 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Capote, Truman

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Published
1965
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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SCARCE. Please see our stock photo. EXLIB. ADULT CONTENT. "In Cold Blood" A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences. By author Truman Capote & CO-AUTHORED BY HARPER LEE, AUTHOR OF "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" Good condition/ Good- original dust jacket. A good reading copy. Book is protected in mylar wrap. Please Note: Front flap of dj… Read more
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From Knee-High To So-Hi (1959 Signed 1st Ed. in Rare Pomerantz DJ)

by Barnett, Belle McFall

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Published
1959
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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USED. CHILDREN'S BOOK. ILLUSTRATED BY NORMAN POMERANTZ. RARE ORIGINAL, PRICE-CLIPPED YELLOW FLYING SWAN DUST JACKET IS INCLUDED. SORRY, NO DJ PHOTO SHOWN. SHORT STORIES. PLEASE SEE OUR STOCK PHOTOS. SIGNED BY AUTHOR BELLE MCFALL BARNETT. 21 fairyland fantasy stories are included here.
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Laughing Boy (1929 Houghton Mifflin 1st. Edition)

by La Farge, Oliver

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Published
1929
Condition
Good-
Edition
First Edition
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Please see our stock photos. Used. Good- condition/ No DJ included. Spine is tanned. Summary: Laughing Boy is a 1929 novel by Oliver La Farge about the struggles of the Navajo in Southwestern United States to reconcile their culture with that of the United States. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930. It was adapted as a film of… Read more
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A Hard Road To Glory, A History of the African-American Athlete 1619-1918

by ashe, arthur

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Published
1988
Condition
Good
Edition
Stated First Edition
ISBN
9780446710060
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ILLUSTRATED. EXLIB. Warner Books 1988 Stated First Printing Thus, November, 1988. Written by 20th Century Black-American tennis great, Arthur Ashe, Jr. HISTORY OF BLACK SPORT IN AMERICA. Used. Good Condition/ Good condition original unclipped black silver and gold $29.95 original dust jacket. 194 pages, indexed. A nice copy. Has the usual library markings. We ship from Oregon
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Winter Trees (1972 Harper & Row First Ed. W DJ)

by Plath, Sylvia

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Published
1972
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Publisher: New York Harper and Row 1972. Used. Good/Good unclipped original dust jacket. Original cover price $5.95. Jacket shows some wear. 8vo, publisher's original quarter gray cloth over boards in the dust jacket. 64 pp. Description: "These poems were all written in the last nine months of Sylvia Plath's life and are part of the batch from which the… Read more
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Spanish Blood by Raymond Chandler (1946 World/Tower Stated 1st w/DJ

by Chandler, Raymond

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Published
July, 1946
Condition
Good
Edition
Stated First Edition Thus
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January 1946 WORLD/ TOWER BOOKS STATED FIRST EDITION. SHORT STORIES. SPANISH BLOOD. No other volumes are included in this sale. Used. Good/Good original Dust Jacket. Pages are toned as typical for this edition. DETECTIVE MYSTERY BY RAYMOND CHANDLER author of The Big Sleep, Farewell My Lovely, The High Window, The Lady In The Lake, The Little Sister, etc .
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Porgy (The 1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Edition)

by Heyward, Du Bose

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Published
1925
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Du Bose, Heyward. Porgy (1925 George H. Doran Mauve "B" Hardcover 1st Edition/ 2nd printing thus, known as the Mauve or Rose "B" Edition. Decorated By Theodore Nadejen.USED. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Mauve/Purple boards with gold gilt titling and owl cartouche. Not an exlib item. ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL FOR THE DRAMATIC BROADWAY MUSICAL AND MOTION PICTURE, SCORED BY… Read more
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Laura (1943, Houghton Mifflin BCE W/DJ)

by Caspary, Vera

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Published
1943
Condition
Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Caspary, Vera LAURA, 1943 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN BCE Used. Good Condition/ Acceptable Original Laura/glass globe dust jacket. Wartime Edition. Copper brown boards with black titling. Deckled page edges, light foxing. Dust jacket is worn, taped, Has been mended and cleaned up a bit since this photo was taken. "Laura is an elegant novel about outwardly elegant people—a book,… Read more
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Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang (1974 BCE, Harper & Row)

by Wilhelm, Kate

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Wilhelm. Kate Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang (1974 BCE, Harper & Row) Used. Science Fiction. VG/VG Dust Jacket. A spellbinding and original family saga of the future. By the author of "The Infinity Box". 5 ¾ X 8 5/8
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Apollo At Go (1963, G.P. Putnam's BCE)

by Sutton, Jeff

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Sutton, Jeff Apollo At Go (1963, G.P. Putnam's BCE) See Blue dust jacket 2nd row on the left. Science Fiction. Historical. Used. VG/Good-. Jacket design by Robert Bartram. "A novel that dramatizes the realistic story of NASA's moon shot. The author shows how the tree astronauts "sweat out" their selection, then what they experience on their flight, and the thrill and… Read more
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The Little Mother Goose (1918 Dodd, Mead & Company 2nd Edition)

by Smith, Jessie Wilcox

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Published
1918
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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Smith, Jessie Willcox The Little Mother Goose (1918 Dodd, Mead & Company 2nd Edition) Children's book. Nursery Tales. ILLUSTRATED BY JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH. Used. VG/ No DJ if issued. Black cloth. Gold Titling on spine is somewhat dimmed. Front Pastedown is complete and in nice condition. Twelve color plates (including frontis) . Oblong 8vo; 176 p.. Please… Read more
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Famous Sally (1966, Stated First Printing, A Harlin Quist Book)

by Jackson, Shirley

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Jackson, Shirley Famous Sally (1966, Stated First Printing, A Harlin Quist Book) Pictures by Chas. B. Slackman. Cover design by John Bradford. Children's book. Used. Exlib. VG/Good. Unclipped $3.35 net price dust jacket, RARE THUS. BY SHIRLEY JACKSON AUTHOR OF "THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE". "No one in the world knows Sally's name – and that Sally decides, must… Read more
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The Forbidden Garden (1962 Dodd Mead Red Badge Mystery W/DJ)

by Curtiss, Ursula

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Published
1962
Condition
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Edition
Book Club Edition
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Curtiss, Ursula The Forbidden Garden (1962 Dodd, Mead Red Badge Detective) Used. BCE. VG/G. Rare in the original green dust jacket. Summary: A deft and spine-chilling tale of planting trees and unwitting victims by Ursula Curtiss, mistress of the macabre.
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Facial Justice (1960, Doubleday Science Fiction W/Vera Bock Dj)

by Hartley, L.P.

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Please see our photos. This item is 3rd from the left on 2nd row. No other books are included in this listing. L.P. Hartley, 1960, Doubleday BCE. illustrated by well-known artist Vera Bock. Used. vg/g-. A nice copy. ABOUT THE ARTIST: "Vera Bock (4 April 1905 – 1973) was a Russian-born artist who spent most of her career in the… Read more
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Necromancer (1962, Doubleday Science Fiction w/ dj)

by Dickson, Gordon R.

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Jacket Design by Wally Littman. Please see our photos. This item is 2nd book from the left in row 2. No other items are included in this listing. Dickson, Gordon R. 1962 Doubleday BCE. Used. VG/G-. A nice copy. Summary: A young mining engineer with special abilities joins The Chantry Guild, a society dedicated to saving the world from "the… Read more
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The Man Who Lost His Head (1955, Stated 7th Printing Sept., 1955)

by Bishop, Claire Huchet

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Published
Sept., 1955
Condition
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Edition
Stated 7th Printing Thus
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Bishop, Claire Huchet. THE MAN WHO LOST HIS HEAD. RARE/SCARCE. ILLUSTRATED BY ROBERT MC CLOSKEY, author, Illustrator of the beloved "Make Way For Ducklings". EXLIB. GOOD/ NO DJ INCLUDED. LIBRARY BOUND. Green geometric pattern boards. Copyright October, 1942. STATED SEPTEMBER, 1955 5TH PRINTING THUS. SUMMARY: "It's bad news when you wake up in the morning and find you've lost your… Read more
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