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Swan Lake.

by HELPRIN, Mark. With illustrations by Chris Van Allsburg.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1989.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780395498583
Item Price
$100.00

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Boston: Ariel Books/Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989. Signed by Chris Van Allsburg on the title page. First edition / First printing. Navy cloth. Fine, without dust jacket as issued. Archival clear mylar jacket is supplied.
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$100.00
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Alberic the Wise.

by JUSTER, Norton. With illustrations by Leonard Baskin.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1992.
Condition
As New
Edition
First thus / First printing.
ISBN
9780887082436
Item Price
$100.00

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Saxonville, MA: Picture Book Studio, 1992. Signed on the title page by Norton Juster. First thus / First printing. Pictorial laminated boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$100.00
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The Sea Lion: A Story of the Sea Cliff People.

by KESEY, Ken.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1991.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780670839162
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Viking, 1991. First edition / First printing. Tan cloth spine, blue paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Kesey's second book for children.
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$25.00
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Who's Afraid of Beowulf?

by HOLT, Tom.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1989.
Condition
As New
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780312026691
Item Price
$30.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press / A Thomas Dunne Book, 1989. First U.S. edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$30.00
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Crow and Weasel.

by LOPEZ, Barry. With illustrations by Tom Pohrt

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Orpheus Books
Published
1990.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780865474390
Item Price
$25.00

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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990. Signed on the title page by the author. First edition / First printing. Navy cloth. Very fine in first issue binding with gilt lettering on front board in near fine dust jacket. Someone has used the book as a support when writing, which left debossed lettering all over the cover. Otherwise the jacket… Read more
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$25.00
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Who-Paddled-Backward-With Trout.

by NORMAN, Howard. With illustrations by Ed Young

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Orpheus Books
Published
1987.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780316611824
Item Price
$65.00

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Boston: Joy Street/Little, Brown & Company, 1987. Signed by Howard Norman and Ed Young on the title page. First edition / First printing. Blue green paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Ed Young is a Chinese born American Illustrator who has won the 1990 Caldecott Medal, and two Caldecott Honor Awards (1967 & 1992). Howard Norman… Read more
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$65.00
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A Short History of Myth.

by Armstrong, Karen

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Orpheus Books
Published
2005.
Condition
As New
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781841957166
Item Price
$20.00

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New York: Cannongate, 2005. First U.S. edition / First printing. White paper-covered boards. Very fine is a very fine dust jacket.
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$20.00
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Crow and Weasel.

by LOPEZ, Barry. With illustrations by Tom Pohrt

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Orpheus Books
Published
1990.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780865474390
Item Price
$45.00

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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990. Signed on the title page by Barry Lopez. First edition / First printing. Navy cloth. Very fine in first issue binding with gilt lettering on front board in very fine dust jacket.
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$45.00
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How Glooskap Outwits The Ice Giants And Other Tales Of The Maritime Indians.

by NORMAN, Howard. With illustrations by Michael McCurdy

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Orpheus Books
Published
1989.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780316611817
Item Price
$18.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1989. Signed by Howard Norman. First edition / First printing. Orange paper-covered boards. Near fine with bands of light fading to the extremities in fine dust jacket.
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$18.00
image of California to the New York Island: Being a Pocketful of Brags, Bad-Men Ballads, Love Songs, Okie Laments and Children's Catcalls by Woody Guthrie Woven into a Script for a Concert, Clambake, Hootenanny or Community Sing By Millard Lampell.

California to the New York Island: Being a Pocketful of Brags, Bad-Men Ballads, Love Songs, Okie Laments and Children's Catcalls by Woody Guthrie Woven into a Script for a Concert, Clambake, Hootenanny or Community Sing By Millard Lampell.

by GUTHRIE, Woody. Arranged by Willard Lampell. Introduction by Pete Seeger

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Orpheus Books
Published
1960.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Guthrie Children's Trust Fund, 1960. First edition / First printing. Brown and blue illustrated wrappers. Near fine, a hint of toning to the spine.
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$40.00
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Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature: Quetzalcoatl / The Ritual of Condolence / Cuceb / The Night Chant.

by BIERHORST, John, Editor

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Orpheus Books
Published
1974.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780374157920
Item Price
$24.00

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1974. First edition / First printing. Black cloth. Fine in price-clipped, fine dust jacket.
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$24.00
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The Maya: Diego de Landa's Account of the Affairs of Yucatan.

by de LANDA, Diego. Translated by A. R. Pagden.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1975.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Item Price
$26.00

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Chicago: J. Philip O'Hara, Inc., 1975. First edition / First printing. Red leatherette. Fine in near fine dust jacket with light soiling, wear and two closed tears to the rear panel. Observations on the Maya at the time of the Spanish conquest by a 16th Century Spanish Missionary.
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$26.00
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Giving Birth To Thunder, Sleeping With His Daughter.

by LOPEZ, Barry Holstun. Foreword by Barre Toelken

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Orpheus Books
Published
1978.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780836207262
Item Price
$375.00

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Kansas City: Sheed Adams & McMeel, Inc. 1978. Signed by the author in full as Barry Holstun Lopez. First edition / First printing. Blue paper-covered boards. Fine in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Early signature with the middle name included, and uncommon thus. A lovely copy of a fragile book.
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$375.00
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Lessons From The Wolverine.

by LOPEZ, Barry. With illustrations by Tom Pohrt

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Orpheus Books
Published
1997.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780820319278
Item Price
$30.00

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Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1997. Signed on the half-title page by Barry Lopez. First edition / First printing. Black and brown cloth. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$30.00