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Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.

by Eliot, T.S

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1960
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1960. Later printing 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 yellow pictorial cloth, illustrated by T. S. Eliot. Association copy, inscribed by the author to portrait painter Sir Gerald Kelly on the front free endpaper, "For Gerald Kelly… Read more about this item
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Alice in Wonderland.

Alice in Wonderland.

by Carroll, Lewis. [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]. With Illustrations by Eileen A. Soper

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Published
1947
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London: George G. Harrap and Company Ltd, 1947.
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The Sea Lion: A Story of the Sea Cliff People.

The Sea Lion: A Story of the Sea Cliff People.

by Kesey, Ken

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Published
1991
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New York: Viking, 1991. First edition of this beautiful piece of children's literature. Super octavo, original half cloth, lavender endpapers, fully illustrated by Neil Waldman. Boldly signed and dated by the author in gold felt tip on the front free endpaper, "Ken Kesey 1992." Fine in a fine dust jacket. An exceptionally written and illustrated children's book by the… Read more about this item
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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings.

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings.

by Silverstein, Shel

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Published
1974
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1974. "The poems, ranging from serious to silly, from philosophical to ridiculous, allow the reader or listener— the rhyme and rhythm of these nonsensical poems make them perfect for reading aloud— to discover Silverstein’s greatest gift: his ability to understand the fears and wishes and silliness of children" (Silvey, 602).
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You Don’t Look 35, Charlie Brown.

You Don’t Look 35, Charlie Brown.

by Schulz, Charles M

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Published
1985
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985. First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author with a large drawing of Charlie Brown on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Front jacket photograph by Cynthia Farah. Jacket design by Robert Reed. This commemorative collection celebrates the thirty-fifth… Read more about this item
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The Phantom Tollbooth.

The Phantom Tollbooth.

by Juster, Norton and Jules Feiffer

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Published
1996
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New York: Random House, 1996. Early printing of the 35th Anniversary edition of this classic work. Octavo, original half cloth, cartographic endpapers, illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "For the Ahrens Family, Norton Juster." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. With an appreciation by Maurice Sendak.
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Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters.

Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters.

by Riordan, Rick

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2006
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London: Puffin Books, 2006. First English edition of the second book in the beloved 'Percy Jackson' series. Octavo, original teal boards. Boldly signed by Rick Riordan on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Young. The enormously successful 'Percy Jackson' series, written by Rick Riordan, follows the adventures of Percy Jackson, a teenager… Read more about this item
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Phantom Tollbooth.

Phantom Tollbooth.

by Juster, Norton; Feiffer, Jules

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Published
1961
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New York: Epstein & Carroll, 1961. First edition of this modern classic. Octavo, original blue cloth, cartographic endpapers, illustrated by Jules Feiffer. Boldly signed by Norton Juster on the title page. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box made by the Harcourt Bindery. Rare and desirable in this condition and signed.… Read more about this item
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Olivia.

Olivia.

by Falconer, Ian

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Published
2000
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New York: Atheneum Books, 2000. First edition, later printing of the author's first book. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author with a large drawing of Olivia opposite the title page, "For ROSALIE! Love OLIVIA and Ian Falconer." Fine in a fine dust jacket. "I was just entranced by her," Ian Falconer remarked about… Read more about this item
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The Boy in the Dress.

The Boy in the Dress.

by Walliams, David

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2008
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London: HarperCollins Children's Books, 2008. First edition of the award-winning sketch actor's first children's book. Octavo, original pictorial boards, illustrations by Quentin Blake. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A wonderful book about family and self-expression, 'The Boy in the Dress' follows twelve-year-old Dennis as he makes a new friend and copes with his mother's abandonment. The book has… Read more about this item
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The Missing Piece Meets the Big O.

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O.

by Silverstein, Shel

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Published
1981
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1981. First edition of this work of poetry by the author on The Giving Tree. Small quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author with a large drawing of a hand with a pen on the front free endpaper continuing to the front pastedown, "For Daniel With Love Shel Silverstein."… Read more about this item
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Over Sea, Under Stone.

Over Sea, Under Stone.

by Cooper, Susan

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Published
1965
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. First edition of the author's classic first book. Octavo, original cloth, illustrations by Margery Gill. Boldly by Susan Cooper on the half-title page. Very good in a very good dust jacket, stamp to the copyright page. Jacket design by Margery Gill. First editions are rare, especially signed.
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Perelandra.

Perelandra.

by Lewis, C.S

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Published
1943
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London: The Bodley Head, 1943. First edition of the second novel in Lewis' classic trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a portion of restoration to foot of spine, portion of restoration to head, affecting title, two small central points of restoration to spine, corners neatly restored, corner clipped with the original price… Read more about this item
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Alice’s Adventures Under Ground.

Alice’s Adventures Under Ground.

by Carrol, Lewis. [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]

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Published
1886
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London: Macmillan and Co, 1886. First edition being a facsimile of the original manuscript which was later expanded and published as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Octavo, original scarlet cloth, elaborate gilt titles to the spine and front panel, gilt vignette to the rear panel, triple gilt ruled, all edges gilt, text printed in the author's handwriting including thirty-seven illustrations… Read more about this item
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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings.

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings.

by Silverstein, Shel

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1974
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1974. First edition, early printing of the author's first collection of children's poetry. Small quarto, original brown cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Shel Silverstein on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. "The poems, ranging from serious to silly, from philosophical to ridiculous, allow the reader or listener— the rhyme… Read more about this item
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Kabumpo in Oz.

Kabumpo in Oz.

by Thompson, Ruth Plumly; Founded on and continuing the Famous Oz Stories by L. Frank Baum

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Published
1922
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Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co, 1922. Ruth Plumy Thompson was chosen by Baum's publishers to continue the 'Oz' series due to her talent for storytelling and her familiarity with the world of Oz. In 'Kabumpo in Oz,' Prince Pompadore of Pumperdink receives a scroll on his eighteenth birthday, warning that unless he weds a 'proper princess' within seven… Read more about this item
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The King’s Stilts.

The King’s Stilts.

by Seuss, Dr. [Theodor Seuss Geisel]

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Published
1939
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New York: Random House, 1939. First edition, later printing with red lettering on the front panel and $2.50 on the front dust jacket flap. Quarto, original publisher's cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Set in the colorful kingdom of Binn, The King's Stilts follows the story of King Birtram, who finds joy in… Read more about this item
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The Giant Horse of Oz.

The Giant Horse of Oz.

by Thompson, Ruth Plumly; Founded on and continuing the Famous Oz Stories by L. Frank Baum

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Published
1928
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Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co, 1928. First edition, early printing of Thompson's eighth fantastical continuation of Frank Baum's Oz stories. Octavo, original blue cloth with color pictorial paper onlay, illustrations by John R. Neill. In very good condition. Ownership signature in to the front pastedown, front free endpaper, and ownership page. Ruth Plumy Thompson was chosen by Baum's… Read more about this item
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The Charles Addams Mother Goose.

The Charles Addams Mother Goose.

by Addams, Charles

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Published
1967
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New York: Windmill Books, 1967. First edition of this work by the legendary cartoonist. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.
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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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New York: Arthur A. Levine Books: An Imprint of Scholastic Press, 2003. First American edition of the fifth novel in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Series. Octavo, original illustrated boards, illustrated by Mary Grandpre. Boldly signed by J.K. Rowling on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre. Jacket design by Mary GrandPre and… Read more about this item
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