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GEORGE WASHINGTON

by d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$30.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1936. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Good dust jacket. Folio. Early reprint, the year of publication. Publisher's cloth-backed, pictorial boards in dust jacket. The binding is remarkably bright with a few spots of silverfishing; previous owner name, otherwise, the contents are clean; dust jacket is chipped and rubbed with sporadic silverfishing; $2.00… Read more
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THE WEE MEN OF BALLYWOODEN

by Mason, Arthur | Robert Lawson

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$15.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1952. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. [8], 214, [2] pp. First Viking Press edition. Full cloth binding with title and decoration stamped in blue; pictorial endpapers, four full page illustrations, head-pieces and other in-text illustrations by Lawson. A remarkably bright, square copy, lacking dust jacket.
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DENSLOW'S ONE RING CIRCUS AND OTHER STORIES

by Denslow, W. W.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1903
Condition
Good binding
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$95.00

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Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., 1903. Hard Cover. Good binding. Quarto. [76] pp. First edition. As issued, in brick cloth stamped in black on the front cover and spine with pictorial pastedown on the fornt cover. Spine ends and corners worn with some fraying; textblock is shaken but holding and remains clean; one dog-eared corner has a… Read more
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JUST FOR FUN

by Whitman, Ruth Hamilton

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good binding
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$25.00

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Baltimore: Privately published | printed by H. G. Roebuck & Son, 1947. Comb Binding. Very Good binding. 7.25" x 5.5". 56 pp. First Edition, signed by Whitman. A fairly charming collection of childlike verse with Whitman's illustrations. Includes a contemporary addressed envelope.
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$25.00
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DENSLOW'S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

by Moore, Clement C. | illustrated by William Wallace Denslow

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
c.1915
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$125.00

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Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., c.1915. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Octavo. [32] pp. Reprint. As issued, in brown, pebbled cloth with pictorial pastedown on the front cover. Pastedown is abraded with some loss and has been neatly colored to somewhat obscure the loss. Covers are rubbed at the extremities. The textblock comprises a single section… Read more
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OLA

by D'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1939
Condition
Good+ binding
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$20.00

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New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1939. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. Folio. Reprint. As issued, backed in cloth with pictorial paper over boards; edges are rubbed with some fraying at the spine ends; internally, this is a lovely copy, bright and fresh; contemporary owner name on the front free endpaper.
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$20.00
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SHANE

by Schaefer, Jack | illustrated by John McCormack

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
(1954)
Condition
Very Good binding
Item Price
$75.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1954). Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Good+ dust jacket. Octavo. [8], 214 pp. Eighth Printing. A bright, fresh copy with a pencil gift inscription on the front pastedown; dust jacket is edgeworn and starting to separate at the back flap; price intact on the front flap. An early printing of the illustrated edition of this… Read more
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$75.00
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WHEN THE WIND BLEW

by Brown, Margaret Wise | illustrated by Rosalie Slocum

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good+ binding
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. Quarto. 32 pp. First edition. An extremely bright copy with only light rubbing to the bottom of the boards; dust jacket is fairly fresh and only a trifle worn at the extremities; price intact on the front flap. Pictorial endpapers in color and alternating… Read more
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$750.00
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THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING: TRAITOR TO THE NATION (2 Volumes: Vol I, The Pox Party; Vol II, The Kingdom on the Waves)

by Anderson, M. T.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
2006, 2008
Condition
Very Good+ binding
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2006, 2008. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. The title page of Volume I is signed and inscribed by Anderson.. Octavo. Volume I: [8], 352, [8]; II: [12], 562, [14] pp. Paper-over boards; Volume I has some light rippling to the front free endpaper; a clean set in fairly nice dust… Read more
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THE A B C BOOK OF COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA

by Junior Committee of the Pennsylvania Society of the National Colonial Dames of America | verse by Mrs. Moreau Delano Brown, Miss Harriet H. Bland, and Mrs. Louis H. Twyeffort | illustrated by Margaret Aumont Moore

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$45.00

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Pennsylvania Society of the National Colonial Dames of America, 1942. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Margaret Aumont Moore. Oblong octavo. [30] pp. Blue cloth with title and vignette stamped in gold on the front cover; previous owner bookplate on the front free endpaper as well as a tasteful institutional bookplate on the front pastedown; clean throughout; a… Read more
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$45.00
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Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1883. Quarter Leather. near Good binding. Octavo. pp. xiv, 424. Early leather with marbled paper over the original embossed cloth boards (decorative cloth can be seen where the marbled paper is chipping at the extremities); leather at the joints is splitting, but the boards are holding well; early church library copy with bookplate on… Read more
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$45.00
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HOOSIER MOPPETS

by Shelton-Cammack

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
(1973)
Condition
Very Good+ binding
Item Price
$50.00

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(1973). Pictorial Boards. Very Good+ binding. 16mo. Clean, tight copy of an enchanting children's book illustrated with photographs of four toys going on various adventures. Uncommon.
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BLUE BEARD: PANTOMIME TOY BOOKS

by

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
c. 1890
Condition
Good binding
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$125.00

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New York: McLoughlin Brother's, c. 1890. Pictorial Boards. Good binding. Quarto. pp. 10 printed pages (included printed pastedowns), 26 full chromolithographs in varying sizes depicting a stage production of "Blue Beard." Cloth backed, pictorial paper over boards; rubbing to the binding, though it remains strong; textblock is a single signature with all folios discreetly and sympathetically mended at… Read more
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MORGAN'S YOUNGEST RIFLEMAN: A STORY OF STIRRING ADVENTURES

by F. H. Costello | illustrated by H. S. de Lay

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1913
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$75.00

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Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1913. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. Octavo. H. S. de Lay. pp. 292. Red cloth with illustrated title stamped in blue and white; covers lightly soiled and the white stamping on the spine is flaking as is often the case; scattered foxing, mostly adjacent the illustrations; previous owner gift inscription on the front… Read more
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$75.00
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SYCAMORE SILVER

by Nancy Byrd Turner | illustrated by Victor J. Dowling

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1946
Condition
Good+ binding
Edition
Third Printing
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$45.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1946. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. Octavo. Victor J. Dowling. Signed and inscribed by Turner on the front free endpaper.. In blue cloth titled in black on the front cover and the spine; binding soiled; light foxing/toning to the endsheets else contents clean.
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NICODEMUS AND HIS LITTLE SISTER

by Inez Hogan

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good binding
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1932. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/near Very Good dust jacket. Early, painfully stereotyped African-Americana children's book; uncommon in dust jacket; a bright clean copy in pictorial paper over boards; early colored-pencil price on the rear pastedown else clean; dust jacket is a bit shelfworn; digital images can be… Read more
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$150.00
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STORY OF THE MAGIC BUTTON (Rebus Riddle Reading)

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1928
Condition
near Good binding
Item Price
$75.00

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Newark, NJ: Charles E. Graham & Co., 1928. Hard Cover. near Good binding. Quarto. Bound as issued in cloth-backed patterned paper over boards; fraying at the head and tail of the spine; corners are rubbed through and frayed; hinges are loose but holding; a bit of soiling to the contents. A pretty cool children's rebus reader.
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ALL ABOUT CINDERELLA

by John B. Gruelle

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1916
Condition
Very Good binding
Edition
First Edition, Thus
Item Price
$95.00

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New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1916. First Edition, Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/near Very Good dust jacket. 24mo. Publisher's paper over boards with two color pastedown on the front cover; binding is remarkably fresh; textblock is very slightly shaken; some minor internal soiling; all in all a very nice copy in dust jacket that is a… Read more
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