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cover of The Essential Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 3 Book Reading Kit.

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London: Bloomsbury, 2003. First edition of the Essential Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 3 Book Reading Kit. Octavo, three volumes, housed in the original pictorial slipcase and shrink wrap. The pack includes one adult first edition and 2 children's first editions of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with 5 bookmarks, 5 Do Not… Read more
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cover of The Little Prince.

The Little Prince.

by Saint-Exupery, Antoine de; Translated by Katherine Woods

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Published
1943
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$4,000.00

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New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1943. The Little Prince has something of Hans Christian Andersen in it, something of Lewis Carroll, and even, it may perhaps be said, a bit of John Bunyan. It is often lyrical sometimes profound However it is classified, The Little Prince has entered children’s literature, in the manner of quite a few other such… Read more
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cover of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

by Rowling, J.K

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Published
2005
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$200.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2005. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince takes up the story of Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at this point in the midst of the storm of this battle of good and evil. "For her success in creating what will undoubtedly be a highly literate generation Rowling deserves great praise" (The… Read more
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cover of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

by Rowling, J.K

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Published
2007
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$200.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2007.
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cover of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

by Rowling, J.K

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Published
2003
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London: Bloomsbury, 2003. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, more than any of the four previous novels in the series, is a coming-of-age story. Harry faces the thorny transition into adulthood, when adult heroes are revealed to be fallible, and matters that seemed black-and-white suddenly come out in shades of gray. Gone is the wide-eyed innocent, the… Read more
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cover of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

by Rowling, J.K. [Joanne Kathleen]

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Published
2003
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$275.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2003. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, more than any of the four previous novels in the series, is a coming-of-age story. Harry faces the thorny transition into adulthood, when adult heroes are revealed to be fallible, and matters that seemed black-and-white suddenly come out in shades of gray. Gone is the wide-eyed innocent, the… Read more
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cover of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

by Rowling, J.K

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Published
2007
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$750.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2007.
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cover of Harry Potter and the Goblet Of Fire.

Harry Potter and the Goblet Of Fire.

by Rowling, J.K

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Published
2000
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$650.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 2000.
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cover of Number The Stars.

Number The Stars.

by Lowry, Lois

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Published
2014
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$300.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014. First edition of the 25th Anniversary edition of Lowry's first Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "With best wishes Lois Lowry." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Sheila Smallwood. With an introduction by the author.
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cover of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.

by Eliot, T.S

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Published
1939
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$975.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1939. First edition of Eliot's beloved collection of whimsical feline poems which served as the basis for Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1981 megamusical phenomenon Cats. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by T.S. Eliot. Ownership inscription. A very sharp example. Eliot wrote the poems contained in Old… Read more
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cover of Madeline In London.

Madeline In London.

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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Published
1961
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$3,500.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First edition of the final book in the Madeline series published in Bemelmans lifetime. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Ludwig Bemelmans on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed and in this condition. Madeline and her class, accompanied by Miss Clavel,… Read more
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cover of The Giver.

The Giver.

by Lowry, Lois

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Published
1993
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$1,500.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. In a world with no poverty, no crime, no sickness and no unemployment, and where every family is happy, 12-year-old Jonas is chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories. Under the tutelage of the Elders and an old man known as the Giver, he discovers the disturbing truth about his utopian world and struggles… Read more
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cover of Bridge to Terabithia.

Bridge to Terabithia.

by Paterson, Katherine

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Published
1977
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$300.00

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New York: Harper Collins, 1977. First HarperCollins edition, later printing of the author's first Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original boards, illustrated by Donna Diamond. Signed by Katherine Paterson on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Donna Diamond. Frequent attempts to censor the children's novel have been made, and Bridge to Terabithia has appeared… Read more
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cover of The Four Gardens.

The Four Gardens.

by Handasyde, Emily

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Published
1912
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$100.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co, 1912. First edition of the author's charming collection of four garden stories. Octavo, original publisher's cloth decorated in gilt, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with 8 tissue-guarded illustrations in color by Charles Robinson. In good condition. Prolific British book illustrator Charles Robinson illustrated many fairy tales, children's books and books written by Walter Copeland Jerrold and himself… Read more
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cover of Pollyanna of the Orange Blossoms.

Pollyanna of the Orange Blossoms.

by Smith, Harriet Lummis. Illustrated by Weston Taylor

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Published
1924
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$750.00

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Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1924. First edition of the third book in Smith's beloved Pollyanna series. Octavo, original publisher's cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial onlay to the front panel, illustrated by Weston Taylor. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. An exceptional example, scarce in the original dust jacket. Considered a classic of children's literature, Eleanor H.… Read more
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cover of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

by Rowling, J.K

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Published
1997
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$3,200.00

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London: Bloomsbury, 1997. First edition, later printing of the most desirable book in the Harry Potter series, a cornerstone of young adult literature, and one of the best-selling books of all time. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Presentation copy, inscribed by J.K. Rowling on the title page, "To the Horlicks and Hudsons. Best wishes, J.K. Rowling." Rowling signed the… Read more
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cover of The House At Pooh Corner.

The House At Pooh Corner.

by Milne, A.A. Illustrated by Ernest Shepard

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Published
1928
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$1,500.00

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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1928. First edition of the second book in Milne's beloved Pooh quartet. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. A nice example.
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Thidwick The Big-Hearted Moose.

by Dr. Seuss. [Theodor Seuss Geisel]

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Published
1948
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$300.00

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New York: Random House, 1948. First edition, early printing of one of the more elusive Seuss titles. Quarto, original blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated by the author. Very good in a good second state price-clipped just jacket with tape repairs to the front panel. A hilarious burlesque on hospitality taken too far, Thidwick follows the story of a friendly… Read more
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cover of Mr. Mixie Dough.

Mr. Mixie Dough.

by Grant, Vernon

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Published
1934
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$400.00

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Racine, Washington: Whitman Publishing Company, 1934. First edition of Grant's children's classic. Quarto, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with 16 full-page illustrations. In very good condition. Rare. Over the course of a career that spanned seven decades, American illustrator Vernon Grant created hundreds of illustrations for advertising (General Electric, Gillette, Hershey's. Kellogg's) and major magazines, including Judge… Read more
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cover of The Hobbit.

The Hobbit.

by Tolkien, J.R.R

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Published
1937
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$475,000.00

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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1937.
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