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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

by Eliot, T.S.

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Published
1939
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3rd Printing Thus
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Eliot, T.S. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. First Edition, $2.50 printing thus, 1939. 3rd Printing? Harcourt Brace And Company. Used. Good Condition/ Good Dust Jacket. 45 pages. 6 3/8 X 8 7/8. RARE. About the author: "Thomas Stearns Eliot was a poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Considered one of the 20th century's major poets, he… Read more
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The Day Of The Triffids

by Wyndham, John

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Published
1973
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Very Good-
Edition
11th Printing Thus
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9780718100933
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Wyndham, John: The Day Of The Triffids. EXLIB. VG-/VG- Original unclipped dust jacket. Original price 2.20 pounds net. Michael Joseph copyright August, 1951. 11th Printing Thus, August, 1973. ISBN 071810093X. 302 Pages. 5 X 7 ½. Green boards with silver titling. Black and green dust jacket. "Terrifying, Wellsian...This fantastic story is so cleverly written that it becomes almost plausible.… Read more
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Higher, Further, Faster

by Palmer, Liza

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Published
2019
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As New
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First Edition
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9781368047807
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Palmer, Liza. Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster. Marvel Press, February, 2019. STATED FIRST EDITION. Used. AS NEW CONDITION. SCIENCE FICTION. NOVEL. ISBN 9781368047807. 5 ¾ X 8 ½. 249 pages. Summary: Student pilot Carol Danvers' life and times at The United States Air Force Academy.
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Making Faces By Norman Messenger

by Messenger, Norman

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1992
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780863189975
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Messenger, Norman: Making Faces By Norman Messenger. Doring Kindersley Publishers, Ltd., 1992. ISBN9780863189975. LARGE FORMAT. 8 ¼ X 14. Summary: Starting with eight basic characters, Norman Messenger offers the possibility of making an astonishing variety of different faces in this fascinating contemplation of human uniqueness. By mixing and matching foreheads, eyes, noses, mouths and chins, thousands of individual faces… Read more
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The Butter Battle Book

by Dr. Suess

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Published
1984
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Good-
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14th Printing Thus
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9780394965802
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Dr. Seuss: The Butter Battle Book. 1984, Random House First Edition, Stated 14th Printing Thus. EXLIB. USED. Good- Condition/ No DJ as issued in the library edition. Orange Buckram Library Binding. HAS BECOME RARE. Large format 8 X 11 1/8. Illustrated by Dr. Seuss. Summary: Engaged in a long-running battle, the Yooks and the Zooks develop more and more sophisticated… Read more
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The Mudlark

by Bonnet, Theodore

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Published
1950
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Very Good
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First American Edition
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129BonnettMudlark Bonnet, Theodore. The Mudlark. Copyright 1949. 1950 Doubleday, NY First American Edition. Used. Gift Inscribed. VG/VG-. A clean, solid copy in a nice illustrated Ken Riley dust jacket. Price-clipped. 305 pages. 5 7/8 X 8 ¾. Summary: "The story of a surprise visit to Windsor Castle which changed the destiny of Victoria's Empire. A delightful, tongue-in-cheek story."
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The Bell Jar

by Plath, Sylvia

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Published
1971
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Very Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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9780060133566
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Plath, Sylvia: 1971 First United States Edition, Harper & Row. THE BELL JAR. BY POET SYLVIA PLATH. States impression 71 72 73 10 9 8 7 6 on page 296. 296 pages. 5 ¾ X 8 3/8. Purple Boards, mauve topstain, purple end-papers. USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION. VERY GOOD ORIGINAL UNCLIPPED $6.95 BLACK DUST JACKET. States SBN 06-013356-2 on… Read more
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CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS AND THE BIG-BAD BATTLE OF THE BIONIC BOOGER BOY PARTS 1 AND 2.

by Pilkey, Dav

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Published
2003
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780439376105
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Pilkey, Dav CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS AND THE BIG-BAD BATTLE OF THE BIONIC BOOGER BOY PARTS 1 AND 2. (Captain Underpants Epic Novel #6) Scholastic 2003. FEATURING FLIP-O-RAMA. Softcover. ISBN 9780439376105, ISBN 9780439376129. Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated, 2003. Used. Part I: Captain Underpants and Big Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy: "George and Harold are in a sticky situation! Their latest… Read more
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Ballet

by Koegler, Horst

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Published
1977
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Stated First Edition
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9780193113145
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Koegler,Horst: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Ballet. Copyright 1977. Oxford University Press. Stated First Edition. EXLIB. VG/VG price-clipped DJ. 583 pages, indexed. A straight, clean copy. No exterior stamping appears. 5 ¾ X 8 ¼. Contains more than 5,000 entries covering every aspect of ballet during he past four centuries. HISTORY OF BALLET. PERFORMING ARTS, THEATRES, COMPOSERS. ISBN 0193113147.
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Washington Square

by James, Henry

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Published
1922
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First Edition Thus
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James, Henry, Jr.: Washington Square. Copyright 1922, Harper & Brothers reprint edition. (This story was also produced as a film called "the Heiress". Washington Square is a novel written in 1880 by Henry James about a father's attempts to thwart a romance between his naive daughter and the man he believes wishes to marry her for her money.… Read more
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Double Star

by Heinlein, Robert A.

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Published
1956
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Book Club Edition
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Double Star. By Robert A. Heinlein. Doubleday & Company, Inc. BCE. 1956, Doubleday Science Fiction. CLASSIC SCI-FI. Used. VG/Good-. Summary: Lorenzo Smythe, an out-of-work actor, finds himself shanghaied on a spaceship bound for Mars and big trouble. 190 pages. 5 ¾ X 8 ½. Used. VG/Good- original dust jacket.
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Her Name Was Sojourner Truth

by Pauli, Hertha

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Published
1962
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Stated First Edition
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Pauli, Hertha: Her Name Was Sojourner Truth. 1962 Stated First Edition Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. Used. HARD TO FIND. A Biography of Sojourner Truth. Civil War Era. About Ms. Truth: "Sojourner Truth was an American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to… Read more
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Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life

by Doyle, A. Conan

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Published
1894
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First American Edition
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Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life. By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Author of the Sherlock Holmes Series. First American Edition. D. Appleton & Co. Copyright 1894.A collection of medical and detective stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes detective series. VG condition/ no DJ included if originally issued. A square,… Read more
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Andersen's Fairy Tales / Grimms' Fairy Tales (Companion Library)

by Hans Christian Andersen/ Brothers Grimm

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1963
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First Edition Thus
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Andersen, Hans Christian; Brothers Grimm. Andersen's Fairy Tales / Grimms' Fairy Tales (Companion Library)Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap, New York, 1963. Used. Good Condition/ No DJ Included. Two titles in one book. No Dust Jacket. illustrated hardback 311pp and 247pp. Illustrations by Leonard R Vosburgh and Adele Werber. Penmark, The Brothers 044Grimm, History of Germany, German Folklore, Fantasy, illustrated,… Read more
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Red Pottage

by Cholmondeley, Mary

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Published
1899
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Red Pottage. By Mary Cholmondeley. Copyright 1899, Harper & Brothers First Edition. 375 pages plus adverts. Used. Good- condition/ No DJ included. Plot Summary: "Red Pottage follows a period in the lives of two friends, Rachel West and Hester Gresley. Rachel is a wealthy heiress who falls in love with the weak-willed Hugh Scarlett after he has broken off an… Read more
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Goops and How to Be Them

by Burgess, Gellet

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Published
1928
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37th Impression Thus
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Goops and How to be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants. By Gellet Burgess. Copyright 1900, 1928. Published 1928 by J.B. Lippincott, 37th Impression Thus. Unpaginated. 90 Black and white illustrations by the author. Children's Book. EXLIB Good+ Condition/ No DJ included. Rare red and yellow pictorial boards are very nice. Has the letter "E"… Read more
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The Poison Belt

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Published
1913
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First American Edition
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The Poison Belt. 1913 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. By Arthur Conan Doyle. Hodder & Stoughton/ George H. Doran. States Hodder & Stoughton on the spine. RARE. Illustrated. Red Boards with gilt titling. Gilting still bright. All 16 B&W plates, including frontis, present and affixed to binding. 2nd TITLE OF THE PROFESSOR CHALLENGER SERIES. "Being an account of Another Amazing… Read more
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Bar-20

by Mulford, Clarence E.

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Published
1907
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First Edition
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Mulford,Clarence Edward: Bar-20, 1907 First Edition, The Outing Publishing Company, New York. Title page states MCMVII. HOPALONG CASSIDY #1. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth and F.E. Schoonover. Used. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Red boards with Large gilt titles. Black titling on spine. Hinges cracked. N.C. Wyeth Illustration at center front shows Hopalong "Hoppy" Cassidy sitting… Read more
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Through The Magic Door

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Published
1925
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2nd Printing Thus
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Through the Magic Door . An essay about exploring books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Creator of The Sherlock Holmes Series. His subject is the charisma and charm of books. Creative visualization. Doyle invites readers to enjoy the greatest minds of all times through what they have left behind and argues that, when we read, the selfishness and hopelessness of… Read more
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The Children

by Wharton, Edith

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Published
1928
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Stated First Printing
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Wharton, Edith. The Children. D. Appleton 1928 Stated First Printing, September, 1928. Black boards with Yellow titling and ornamentation. (1) on the last page of the text. Used. Very Good Condition/ No DJ Included. 347 pages. New York & London. 5 5/8 X 7 7/8. Signed by former owner in pencil on front end paper. A square, solid… Read more
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