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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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Hobee Scrogneenee At Joey's School (Kitou Scrogneuneu) Stated 1st US Ed.

by Rocard, Ann

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Published
1990
Condition
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Edition
Stated First American Edition
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EXLIB. RARE/SCARCE. First published in French, by Editions Fleuris, Paris, 1987 under title "Kitou Scrogneuneu". Text and pictures copyright Atomium Books 1990. Printed and bound in Belgium by Color Print Graphix. English Translation by Kathy O'Donnell and Serge Ryer. STATED FIRST US EDITION. 2 4 6 8 1 0 9 7 5 3 1. Oblong format. Summary: Hobee, a… Read more
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The Aesop For Children (1919 unclipped Rand McNally Dust Jacket Only)

by Winter, Milo

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Published
1919
Edition
First Edition
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RARE! 27 X 11 7/8 Orange First Edition unclipped DUST JACKET ONLY. (fits volume 9 3/4 X 11 7/8)Original price $2.00, from Rand McNally & Company. USED. Good condition. No book included. Orange dust jacket ILLUSTRATED BY MILO WINTER. SHOWS SOME WEAR. A NICE FIND.
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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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Phoenix (1967, Ballantine BCE W/ Seymour Chwast Dust Jacket)

by Chwast, Seymour

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at 2nd row third from the left. .No other items are included in this listing. Cowper, Richard Phoenix, 1967 Ballantine Books BCE.COVER ART BY AWARD-WINNING GRAPHIC ARTIST SEYMOUR. Summary: Hopelessly trapped in suspended animation in "the caves of sleep" of 24th century Earth. Used. VG/G. Dj spine is a bit darkened. A… Read more
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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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Phoenix (1967 Ballantine Books BCE, w/ Seymour Chwast dj)

by Cowper, Richard

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at 2nd row third from the left. .No other items are included in this listing. Cowper, Richard Phoenix, 1967 Ballantine Books BCE.COVER ART BY AWARD-WINNING GRAPHIC ARTIST SEYMOUR. Summary: Hopelessly trapped in suspended animation in "the caves of sleep" of 24th century Earth. Used. VG/G. Spine is a bit darkened. A… Read more
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The King of the Golden River, A Legend of Stiria (1900, The Roycrofters Suede Leather Binding)

by Ruskin, John

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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BOUND IN SUEDE LEATHER. Publisher: Roycrofters, East Aurora, NY, 1900. Original copyright 1841. Used - RARE. Very Good. 8vo. (22 cm.) [6]1-75[5]p. Frontispiece black and white potrait of John Ruskin. Decorated title page and decorated initial letters by Samuel Warner. Colophon reads, printed in red, as follows: SO HERE ENDETH THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER, AS / WRITTEN BY… Read more
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Petunia (1950, Alfred A. Knopf Stated 1st Edition)

by Duvoisen, Roger

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Published
1950
Condition
Good-
Edition
First Edition
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Duvoisen, Roger. Petunia, 1950 Alfred A, Knopf, STATED FIRST EDITION. RARE. Exlib. Good-/No dust jacket is included. A clean, solid copy. Rare bright orange paper-covered boards show shelf-wear at edges and spine. Uncommon find. Summary: After finding a book, Petunia the goose starts to believe that she is incredibly wise and thus begins to dish out wild advice… Read more
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The Man Who Lost His Head (1955, Viking Press State 5th Printing Thus)

by Bishop, Claire Huchet

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Published
Sept., 1955
Condition
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Edition
5th 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. Red 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… Read more
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Blueberries for Sal (1966, Viking Press)

by McCloskey, Robert

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Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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McCloskey, Robert. Blueberries For Sal, Copyright 1948. 1966 Viking Press Hardcover Reprint. Exlib. Good/no dust jacket included. A nice solid copy. Please see our stock photo.
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The Hole Book (Oct. 1908 Harper & Bros. First Ed.)

by Newell, Peter

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Published
October, 1908
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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RARE OCTOBER, 1908 HARPER & BROS. UNEXPURGATED FIRST EDITION. INCLUDES THE WATERMELON PAGE. COLOUR PRINTS. Very good- condition. No dust jacket as issued. USED. Front paper past-down is in good shape. Some finger marks noticed on a few pages.
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The Carrot Seed (1945, Harper & Brothers 1st Ed.)

by Krauss, Ruth

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Published
1945
Condition
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Edition
First Edition
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Ruth Krauss. The Carrot Seed. Illustrated by Crockett Johnson, author, illustrator of the Harold and the Purple Crayon series. 1945, Harper & Brothers First Edition. States 1945 on the title page.QUITE RARE. EXLIB. Good Condition/ no dust jacket is included. A nice solid copy. "Ruth Krauss's book about a little boy who stands his ground and grows a carrot in… Read more
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Muppet Babies Through The Year (1984 Random House Stated 1st Printing)

by Muntean, Michaela

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Published
1984
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394865447
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Used. A special little Muppet Babies book that has become RARE. 1984, Random House Stated First Printing Thus. Number line begins with 1. Please see our stock photos. Would make an excellent addition to any Muppets collection. Good Condition. A nice clean copy. Shows a bit of shelf wear.
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The Story About Ping (1933 Viking Press 1st Ed. W/dj)

by Flack, Marjorie

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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WE ARE HAPPY TO PRESENT: Flack, Marjorie. THE STORY ABOUT PING. RARE 1933 VIKING PRESS HARDCOVER FIRST EDITION IN RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. NOT A WEEKLY READER EDITION OR EXLIB. Matching blue floating duck back board and dust jacket panels do not bear weekly reader logo. PLEASE SEE OUR PHOTO OF DJ BACK PANEL. Unclipped .Front DJ flap priced… Read more
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Nonsense Songs by Edward Lear (ca 1930, Frederick Warne w/ dj)

by Lear, Edward

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Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Lear, Edward. Nonsense Songs by Edward Lear, ca 1930, Frederick Warne. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke. EXLIB. Good Condition/ Good – Condition original Brooke dust jacket is protected in mylar wrap. Poems/lyrics only, no sheet music. Red boards with owl drawing on front cover that matches the dust jacket illustration. Colour Frontis, all colour plates, and all black… Read more
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A Child's Garden Of Verses (1888 Scribner's 1st American Edition)

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
1888
Condition
Good+
Edition
First American Edition
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USED. RARE, ESPECIALLY IN NICE CONDITION. Good+/ no dust jacket as issued. Leather has split at spine, making back cover a bit loose. However, endpapers remain intact. Former owner bookplate on inside front endpaper.
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A Child's Garden Of Verses

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
1905
Condition
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Edition
First Edition Thus
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Used. Stevenson, Robert Louis: A Child's Garden of Verses, illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith. VG/Good original dust jacket. RARE THUS. a gift presentation copy. Has a purple cloth ribbon laid in. This ribbon may be original to the edition, but I don't have that information. Condition: Other than a gift label pasted to front free endpaper and the ribbon, this… Read more
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The Night Before Christmas, Illustrated by Thelma Gooch (1957, First Ed.)

by Moore, Clement C.

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Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Moore, Clement C. The Night Before Christmas. Grosset & Dunlap 1957 First Edition Thus, Illustrated by Thelma Gooch. The Timeless Christmas classic poem as rendered by one of America's premiere 20th Century illustrator of children's books, Ms. Thelma Gooch. Used. Shows wear to spine. Large format 9 5/8 X 12 ¼ inches. Used Good Condition/ No Dj included. A clean,… Read more
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