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Over the Hills to Ballybog

By Watts, Mabel & Henry C. Pitz

New York: Aladdin Books, 1954. In fair to good condition, in green library buckram cloth binding, with the original cover art to front. Former copy of a school library program, with ownership and discard marks. The book is soundly bound, though showing some smudges and reading wear to pages, some aging, but overall a good reading copy that is still presentable in appearance. Covers show some rubbing wear at corners and to faces.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Ex-Library/No Jacket. Illus. by Henry C. Pitz. Octavo.


When Someone in the Family Drinks Too Much

By Langsen, Richard C. & Nicole Rubel

New York: Dial Books/Penguin, 1996. Clean and well bound, in sound jacket. Minor wear only. This is *not* the library binding, and *not* a former library copy. . First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Nicole Rubel. Quarto.


LOBO (Inscribed)

By Cretan, Gladys Yessayan

New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1969. Inscrcribed and SIGNED by the author to the title page. Apparent former school library copy, with a date stamp to front endpaper, rear endpaper removed Dust jacket missing. Text basically Good, with a few small handling stains, still well bound. Covers showing general shelfwear; a child's black pen marking of the title "Lobo the dog" written to front cloth, and some pen squiggles drawn to back cover.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Patricia Coombs. Square Octavo.


My Big Kaki-Tree (JAPANESE)

By Ito, Akira

Tokyo, Japan: Fukuinkan-Shoten, 1986. In pictorial boards, fully illustrated, text enitrely in Japanese. Minor wear only, but with a gift insc. to one endpaper, and a prev. owner name to the other.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, as published. Illus. by Akira Ito. Quarto.


OUR FAVORITE FIRST GRADE MEMORIES; Indian Mills School, 2006-2007

By Mrs. Brown's Class

Topeka, KS: Nationwide Learning, Inc., 2007. A full-color book presenting a collaborative educational project by the kids of the class. Minor wear only.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as published. Oblong Quarto.


Omnibus of Schoolgirl Stories: Volume 2

By Brazil, Angela

London: Blackie, 1959. Decent Good- reading copy, better than fair by a bit. Covers are somewhat rubbed, some page-edge darkening and corner wear, one page with a clear tape repair. Back hinge had split at the endpaper, now neatly reglued and holding up well.. Hard Cover. Good-/No Jacket.


The Girl Scouts Canoe Trip

By Lavell, Edith

New York: A. L. Burt Publishers, 1922. AS IS: After the frontispiece and front flyleaf, the title page and contents page leaves are missing, with text starting right at the beginning of Chapter 1 after the image; reglued a bit there to stabilize binding. A Fair- reading copy, better than poor by a bit. Covers are rubbed and stained in places, worn about the spine, some page paper darkening and corner wear. Hinge with splitting at the endpaper, neatly repaired, reglued as best as possible, and holding up well enough. . Hard Cover. Acceptable, As Is/No Jacket. Octavo.


Summer at Yellow Singer's

By Bailey, Flora L. (Author), Ralph Ray (Illustrator)

New York: Macmillan Co., 1948. Usual library ownership and discard marks, original jacket cover art pasted to front board of original covers. Moderate general outer wear, only outer mark being a "J" near lower spine area. . First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, else Good/No Jacket. Octavo.


Wangki Bilara Tuktan Wal Impakanka / El Viaje de dos Niños Miskitos por el Río Coco

By Bickel, Anne-Catherine, Viviane Luisier

Managua, Nicaragua: Editorial Nueva Nicaragua, 1985. Cuentos infantales Miskito. BILINGUAL Staplebound. Spine and internal hinges reinforced with thick clear repair tape where the cover was once torn. General moderate rubbing and shelfwear otherwise. Text block well bound and in good shape; 57 numbered pages, color illustrations.. Soft Cover. Fair to Good-. Oblong Quarto.


The Island of Horses (New York Review Children's Collection)
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The Island of Horses (New York Review Children's Collection)

By Dillon, Eilis

New York: New York Review of Books, 2004. The nicer, NYRB "classic" hardcover edition, in pictorial boards with red cloth spine. In sound, clean shape with quite minor wear, but a small prev. owner gift inscript. to front endpaper.. First Printing Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket (As Issued). Octavo.


Brian Wildsmith's 1, 2, 3's

By Wildsmith, Brian

New York: Franklin Watts, 1965. Usual library marks, discard stamps. A few small tears from page turning to lower spine area, very short; but the last page and rear endpaper have longer tears. Still a perfectly useful reading copy, with moderate general shelf wear. Jacket is cound and in nice, bright condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Ex-Library/Good. Quarto.


Lukivore and the Magic Circus

By Scheinman, Richard

Petrolia, CA: Betsy's Books, 1987. Title page inscribed and signed, "Merry Christmas. Enjoy! Dick," by the author (apparently). Well bound text, some cover wear and minor stains, minor ripple to front and first pages.. Signed. Edition Unstated. Trade Paperback. Good. Illus. by Tony Anderson. Octavo. Out of Print.


NED KELLY, Wild Colonial Boys (Young Australia Series)

By Clune, Frank and Walter Stackpool

Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1970. Clean and crisp text, well bound, with minor wear only to exterior.. First Edition. Hard Cover, Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Walter Stackpool. 4to - 11" tall.



By Havey, Helen & Irene Montgomery (Author), Helen Smith (Illustrator)

New York: Sam Gabriel Sons, 1947. Plastic ring comb binding still holding well despite a few cracked spots. Wear at corners and edges, general shelfwear and some abrasion/scuffs to faces of covers, fray at corners. Pages show a few kid-smudges here and there, a little corner creasing, but are still pretty nice. Still a sound and useful copy of this very cute book.. Edition Unstated. Spiral Bound. Fair+.


Journeys Through Bookland:A Carefully Coordinated Plan for Reading Aplied to the World's Best Literature, EIGHT-VOLUME SET

By Sylvester, Charles H.

Lake Bluff, IL: United Educators, 1959. This smaller edition in gray and white boards with red lettering came in 8 volumes, uniform and complete. Clean, tight and straight, unmarked texts; with mild shelfwear only. Vol. 2 has a small pull tear to upper spine. Texts excellent, as if never used. Sold as a set, ships as one at estimated cost only, will be higher for international or priority. Copyright 1959 but printed sometime after 1973, as it bears the ISBN 0875660053.. Reprint, 8-VOLUME SET. Hard Covers. Very Good/No Jackets. Octavo.


The Warmhearted Polar Bear

By Murphy, Robert

Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1957. In pictorial buckram library binding replicating the original cover image. Usual lib. signs, official discard stamped; page before the title/copyright leaf torn out without harming binding (but it takes half of the image of the title page). Text shows some reading wear, soundly bound.. First Edition Stated; Library Binding. Hard Cover. Ex-Library/No Jacket. Illus. by Louis Slobodkin. Quarto.


Someone Always Needs a Policeman

By Brown, David

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972. NOT ex-lib.! Clean and well bound, with minor shelfwear. The word, "some" is written to the otherwise blank half-title page, a neat gift insc. to free endpaper.. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


Lukivore and the Magic Circus

By Scheinman, Richard

Petrolia, CA: Betsy's Books, 1987. Clean and well bound text; with minor wear only. Tiny remainder dot to lower page edge.. Edition Unstated. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Tony Anderson. Octavo. Out of Print.



By Rius, Roser

Lisboa: Editorial Noticias, 2002. Clean and well bound, with slight rubs, and some creasing to front cover corner area. Text in Portuguese.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-.



By Laginha, Antonio & Rafaela Mapril

Portugal: Diffel, Difusao Editorial, 2001. Some general reading and use wear, but a perfectly sound and decent copy. Text in Portuguese.. Soft Cover. Good+. Oblong Quarto.


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