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D'Aulaires' Trolls

By D'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin

Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover in dustjacket, jacket has very small half inch v shaped chip to bottom edge and small closed tear to back panel, price intact, first edition stated, no markings, book covers are paper over boards that match the jacket design, green colored endpages. This has the original cover wraparound illustration of the 1972 edition, may be different from later editions. 62 pages.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


The Cock the Mouse and the Little Red Hen

By Piper, Watty

Platt & Munk Co., 1925. Small children's hardcover with illustrated front cover and colored paper over back with a inch plus tear in the paper, endpages are NOT illustrated, probably later printing but has color frontis and a number of color illus pages, no markings but well worn and soiled.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Eulalie. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


The Witchcraft of Salem Village

By Jackons, Shirley

Random House (Landmark Books), 1956. Hardcover in dustjacket, 5th printing stated on the copright page, no names or markings, very slight spotting to top edger of book and dustjacket has wear and soiling and some spotting, a few tears but decent enough. Regular book club edition that was sold as a series to the children's market. Landmark Books series for young readers. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Illus By Lili Bethi. Book Club.


Midshipman Plowright

By Pole, James T.

Dodd, Mead & Company, 1969. Small erased sale book price on front free endpage. Hardcover in dustjacket, minor wear with slight edgwear to dustjacket. Winner of the Edith Busby Award. First edition, no later printing noted, price intact on jacket, full cloth binding.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Illus with Maps.


The Bat-Poet

By Jarrell, Randall

Macmillan Company, 1966. 6th printing with 1966 date. Hardcover bound in cloth patterned boards, clean only light wear, no markings or names, in dustjacket wth several small soil marks to back panel and bottom two inches of spine missing, closed tear on front panel at the bottom area. Note that jacket price is 2.95, slightly higher than the price on the first printing.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Maurice Sendak. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Billy the Bumblebee

By Bonham-Carter, Victor & Hellmuth Weissenborn

London: Hammond, Hammond & Company Ltd Hardcover in dustjacket, no date noted but circa 1950-1955 (some sources suggest 1940). Price intact on jacket, dustjacket illus matches boards, no marks or names inside, decent dustjacket does have normal wear and soiling and some minor loss and small chips. Oblong quarto with color illustrations thruout.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Hellmuth Weissenborn. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Walk in the Sky

By Ishmole, Jack

U.S.A.: Dodd Mead, 1972. Nice hardcover in somewhat worn dustjacket, signed and inscribed by author on the front free endpage [Cuernavaca, 12/81/For Ellen and Mitch.../with whom I share the/beauty of this place and/the power of words./Love,/Jack Ishmole]. Dustjacket painting by Richard Lebenson. Mohawks and their place building NY city skyscrapers and bridges and a young boy who hopes to become a musician. Winner of the Edith Busby Award.. Signed by Author. First U. S. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good.


The Land of Dreams : Twenty Poems By William Blake

By Blake, William; Pamela Bianco

New York: Macmillan Company, 1928. Hardcover, no jacket, full cloth binding with some fading and soiling, has long gift inscription on the first blank page in a very nice hand [The land of dreams/be yours to find/great joy in/the land of Reality--/Daddy/to his darling daughter/Marjorie Constance./Dec. 22, 1929]. Many illustrations but all in black and white (no color). Book begins with an intriguing Dear Mr. Blake letter written by the illustrator.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/No Jacket. Illus. by Pamela Bianco. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales

By Wilde, Oscar

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1913. Hardcover, no jacket, blue cloth with gilt titles on front cover and inset pastedown illus, spine is darkened, owners name at the front free endpage. Second printing stated on the copyright page with a copyright date of 1913, and a September, 1913 statement with publishers design which most likely refers to first printing. No other date, illus in color, covers have fair amount of soiling, some of the pages have a waffling to the lower page area (bottom inch and about one inch across) first 20 pages, probably from dampening, right lower corners of a few pages are creased.. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Spencer Baird Nichols. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


The Hound of Florence

By Salten, Felix

Simon & Schuster, 1930. Hardcover in dustjacket, jacket has tear along the spine crease on the front panel side of about three inches with darkened spine and spine ends loss plus a small hole in jacket at author's name, tiny chip to bottom of front panel, light wear and discoloring, owners name on ffep and spine of book just a bit darkened, small book store stamp at the back.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Kurt Wiese. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Tom Swift in Captivity

By Appleton, Victor

Grosset & Dunlap, 1912. Hardcover in chipped dustjacket. Book is clean and pretty bright, inner hinge pulling apart a bit at the frontis page and shadow on front endpages from news clip, dustjacket now in mylar has split in two sections at spine fold area, has faded colors, mostly complete front with several large chips to spine and some general fading and wear, front flap lists to His Air Scout, appears to be circa 1920s but ask for details.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Frontis . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Red Queen, White Queen

By Treece, Henry

Random House, 1958. Hardcover in dustjacket, first printing indicated, first US edition, nice clean hardcover, no names, top edge stain has just a bit of fading, dustjacket light wear, price intact. . First Edition (First Printing). Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.


From Where the Sun Now Stands

By Henry, Will (Henry Wilson Allen)

Random House, 1960. Hardcover in dustajcket, small owners name blacked out with marker on the front free endpage otherwise very good hardcover in jacket. Novel about a young Nez Perce warrior and Chief Joseph.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Custer's Gold : A Story of the American West at the Time of the Battle of Little Big Horn
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Custer's Gold : A Story of the American West at the Time of the Battle of Little Big Horn

By Ulyatt, Kenneth

London: Collins, 1971. hardcover in dustjacket, price clipped in British tradition, maps on endpages, no names but minor pencil erasure to the map on front free endpage, spine straight but book has been read thru still very decent.. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.


The Eagle King

By Treece, Henry

Random House. Nearfine/Nearfine. 1965. First American Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dustjacket, very nice, clean unmarked, full black cloth with gilt titles on spine and red design on front in a striking dustjacket design, price intact, top edge stain is clean and fairly bright. First printing indicated. .


The Bear Paw Horses

By Henry, Will (Henry Wilson Allen)

Lippincott. Very Good/Good. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0397009658 Hardcover in dustjacket, jacket has a dampstain noticeable on the bottom of flap with just a little overlapping front, on front cover only in a very small area at bottom by corner, generally still a vg/vg copy. map endpages at gfront and back clean and unmarked, no jnames. First edition indicated, price on flap. .


Childhood is a Time of Innocence

By Anglund, Joan Walsh

Harcourt Brace & World, 1964 Hardcover in dustjacket, original first edition with the first edition statement on the copyright page, priced dustjacket, blue cloth binding with small illus on cover. No names or markings.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


The Motor Maids Across the Continent

By Stokes, Katherine

Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., 1911. Hardcover in blue cloth with black titles and red, yellow and black design on front and spine, small owner stamp to front pastedown at top edge and some soiling to the front free endpage and text block edges, decent condition, but spine hinge is broken (meaning it lays flat in the center) but still a solid book. Donohue published with 1911 copyright date from Hurst, early reprint edition with bright blue background to covers.. Reprint. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


At the Back of the North Wind

By Macdonald, George; George and Doris Hauman (illus)

MacMillan Co, 1950. Hardcover with pieced together dustjacket (mended with archival materials on back), 1950 date on copyright page is only date and appears to be either first printing or early, price clipped with grey cloth binding and illus end pages, some darkening to spine of book (dustjacket has spine chips) and some minor soiling to text block edge, book interior unmarked. Various ilus to book, dustjacket is price clipped with some pencil marks to flap, put together from three pieces and some chips to spine and front and back at the edges, separated at front flap, and at spine.. New Illustrated Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good-. Illus. by George and Doris Hauman .


The First Book of Words: Their Family Histories

By Epstein, Sam & Beryl

Franklin Watts, 1954. Decent copy hardcover in somewhat worn and lightly repaired dustjacket. Book is clean and unmarked with soiling to top edge, first printing stated, dustjacket is price clip with some price markings to flap with some small repaired areas close to the spine and minor loss to spine ends, small piece of red tape is affixed to the lower spine of jacket.. First Edition (First Printing). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Laszlo Roth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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