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THE COLLECTED RUDYARD KIPLING, ILLUSTRATED

by RUDYARD KIPLING

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Published
1982
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780517347980
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This is a first edition of The Collected Rudyard Kipling, Illustrated, published by Avenel in 1982. It is 1000 pages, and includes his best-known works: Captains Courageous, Kim, The Jungle Books, Just So Stories for Little Children, Puck of Pook's Hill, Stalky & Co., and Plain Tales from the Hills. It then adds 11 short stories. See photo… Read more
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HAROUN & THE SEA OF STORIES

by SALMAN RUSHDIE

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780140142235
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$69.66

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This is a first edition (UK) of Haroun and the Sea of Stories, a children's novel written in 1990 by the British writer Salman Rushdie. After Iran's Ayatollah Khomeni issued a fatwa against Rushdie over The Satanic Verses two years earlier, Rushdie was in hiding, and under protection. This meant that he was separated from his son, and he wrote… Read more
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CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS

by RUDYARD KIPLING

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780895776013
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This is a first edition (1994) of the Reader's Digest edition of Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks, by the English writer Rudyard Kipling. It is about a boy who is rescued from drowning off Newfoundland's Grand Banks, and how he survives trials and adventures. It was originally published in installments in 1896-1897 and is… Read more
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THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED WORKS OF LEWIS CARROLL

by LEWIS CARROLL

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
Edition
First
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This is a stated first edition of The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll, published in 1982. It includes all 276 of the original drawings done for Carroll by Sir John Tenniel. This copy is 934 pages and it has not been read. Its only flaws are from storage--there is some soiling to the edges of the underside of the… Read more
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ARCHIE and KATY KEENE #710 - TWO COPIES

by Mariko Tamaki, Kevin Panetta

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Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781645769484
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Note: I have two of these. Both are unread. One is in pristine condition. The other has a slight crease, which will press out. Product Information: " There's a new girl in Riverdale and she's turning everyone's heads -- and NOT everyone is happy about that! Who is Katy Keene and why is she so Insta-famous and… Read more
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THE COMPLETE SHORT STORIES OF MARK TWAIN

by MARK TWAIN

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Published
1957
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$53.27

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From the International Collectors Library, this is a mint-condition luxury edition copy of The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain. See photos of contents. This copy was published in 1957 and appears to have never been read. Green boards with a gold design. Silk bound-in bookmark.There is slight darkening of the paper, but there is not a mark in it… Read more
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ELEPHANTS & OTHER LAND GIANTS

by Time-Life

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780913948057
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$16.39

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This is a companion book to the Time-Life TV Series Wild, Wild World of Animals. This one is Elephants & Other Land Giants: African and Asiatic Elephants, Hippopotamuses, Giraffes, Rhonoceroses, Big Birds and Giant Reptiles. 128 pages, including loads of photos. Well-reviewed. Never Read but there is an attractive bookplate at the front and some waving to the first few pages. Otherwise… Read more
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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

by KENNETH GRAHAME

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781552670040
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$20.49

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The Wind in the Willows is a 1908 children's novel by Scottish novelist Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932). Alternately slow-moving and fast-paced, it focuses on four animals: Mole, Rat (a European water vole), Toad, and Badger, in a pastoral version of Edwardian England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality, and camaraderie, and celebrated for its evocation of… Read more
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ROBINSON CRUSOE

by Daniel Defoe

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Deluxe
ISBN
9780684179476
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$40.98

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This is a beautiful copy of Robinson Crusoe, published as a luxury edition by Scribner's in 1984. It is about a castaway who spends 28 years on a tropical desert island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals and mutineers before being rescued. It was first published in 1719 and is thought of as the first English-language novel. It remains… Read more
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HEIDI's CHILDREN

by CHARLES TRITTEN

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Published
1939
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Near Fine
Edition
First
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Heidi's Children is a 1939 novel, the second of four sequel novels to Johanna Spyri's original Heidi series (see below), written by Spyri's French and English translator, Charles Tritten. It was originally published in French by Flammarion Paris in 1939 and in New York by Grosset & Dunlap, also in 1939, as part of its Companion Library. This is one of… Read more
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ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

by MARK TWAIN

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385232449
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$28.68

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The American Classic: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain This copy was published by Doubleday in 1985. Only the cover is illustrated. It includes the omitted long raft chapter, with the final Tom Sawyer section. It is 295 pages, all clean and clear. The spine is not cracked. This book has not been read. The jacket has a tiny bit of… Read more
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LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First US
ISBN
9780879239589
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Little Lord Fauntleroy is a novel by the English-American writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, best known for this book and The Secret Garden. This was her first children's novel; serialized from 1885 then turned into a book in 1886. It is about a poor American boy who becomes heir to a fortune and an earldom. The illustrations by Reginald B. Birch… Read more
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THE JUNGLE BOOK, THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOK, JUST SO STORIES, PUCK OF POOK's HILL, KIM

by RUDYARD KIPLING

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US
ISBN
9780671086220
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$32.78

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This is a collection of 5 novels by the great English writer Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936). It includes his most famous novels: Jungle Books 1 and 2, Just So Stories, Puck of Pook's Hill, and Kim. 670 pages. This copy has an unclipped dust jacket. The paper has darkened but the book is otherwise in superb condition. NOTE: My quoted price for shipping OUTSIDE… Read more
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TREASURY OF GREAT DOG STORIES

by Roger Caras

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780883657645
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$16.39

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This is a collection of other writers' dog stories--Jack London, Mark Twain, Zane Grey, Booth Tarkington...30 stories about dogs, plus an introduction by Caras. This copy is unread, but there is a dedication to 3 dogs written on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is perfect except for fading to the lower 2" (see photo) and the spine. The book… Read more
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FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

by JK ROWLING

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Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781338263893
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a 2018 fantasy film directed by David Yates and written by J. K. Rowling. A joint American and British production, it is the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.. It is the second installment in the Fantastic Beasts film series and the tenth overall in the Wizarding World franchise, which… Read more
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ROBIN HOOD

by J Walker McSpadden

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
ISBN
9789732500293
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This is the popular version of the famous story of Robin Hood, the legendary heroic outlaw depicted in English folklore and then in literature and film. This version was written in 1898 by the American editor Joseph Walker McSpadden (1874-1960). Published by The Unicorn Publishing House c 1989. The book contains 32 illustrations by Greg Hildebrandt (1939- ), plus a map. There are… Read more
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THE WIZARD OF OZ

by L Frank Baum

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Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781840115871
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This is a pristine copy of the classic tale about Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, Toto, the Scarecrow, the two witches and the Wizard of Oz. Made famous by the 1939 movie starring Judy Garland. It is a beautifully-illustrated book published by the English Publisher Pippbrook Books, for The Templar Company, and for Indigo… Read more
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RING OF BRIGHT WATER

by Gavin Maxwell

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Published
1960
Condition
Fine
Edition
First, 1st Printing
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This is a first edition, and first printing, of Ring of Bright Water, the famous book by Gavin Maxwell, first published in 1960. It is about Maxwell's life in a remote house in coastal Scotland where he kept several wild otters as pets. It is considered a literary masterpiece, has been made into a film, and has sold at least 2… Read more
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THE WORLD OF THE HORSE

by Judith Campbell

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780706404647
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This is a first edition of The World of Horses, by the English equestrian and horse expert Judith Campbell. According to the dust jacket, it takes the reader through the glamorous world of horses, from Arabia to the American West, from show-jumping to racing and polo. It explores the personalities of horses and horsemen, the challenges… Read more
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ROBINSON CRUSOE

by Daniel Defoe

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Published
1963
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Fine
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This is the Daniel Defoe classic, written in 1719, about a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical desert island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers, before being rescued. The story is likely based on the life of Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish castaway who lived for four years on the Chilean island… Read more
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