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Childcraft in Fourteen Volumes (Volume Three: Experience Stories and Animal Friiends).

Chicago, IL The Quarrie Corporation, 1942. Hardcover Sixth Edition (1942). Very Good: Shows moderate use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; faint thumbing and a small stain at the fore-edge; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 7.25 x 0.7 inches). x, 202 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 7.4 ounces. Orange cloth over boards with grey, black & white designs at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white throughout. Decorated Endpapers. Sixth Edition (1942). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$16.27

Raising the Griffin.
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Raising the Griffin.

By Melissa Wyatt.

New York, NY Random House Children's Books: Wendy Lamp Books, 2004. Hardcover First Edition (2004), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows only the tiny mark noted below;.else flawless; thebinding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single minor, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Appears unread. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ is flawless; the price is unclipped. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, but a local bookseller has marked the book with a tiny dot at the bottom edge to distinguish 'new' from 'used' books, so it might as well be. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.8 x 1 inches). 279 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound. Age Range: 12 and up . Grade Level: 7 - 9. Lexile Measure: 670L. First Edition (2004), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Hardback with DJ.

$19.60

Words of Stone.
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Words of Stone.

By Kevin Henkes .

New York, NY William Morrow & Co: Greenwillow , 1992. Hardcover First Edition (1992), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. FLAT SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR above the title on the title page. First Edition (1992), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows only faint foxing to the outside edges of the text block; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a minor, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ is flawless, but the titles at the backstrip are not perfectly centered with the book's backstrip; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New', with a minor flaw. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 x 0.75 inches). 152 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14.6 ounces. Age Range: 8 - 12 years. Grade Level: 5 - 7. Lexile Measure: 770. Hardback with DJ. FLAT SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$14.70

Childcraft in Fourteen Volumes (Volume Five: Our Own Country and Foreign Lands).

Chicago, IL The Quarrie Corporation, 1942. Hardcover Sixth Edition (1942). Very Good: Shows moderate use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; faint thumbing at the fore-edge; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 7.25 x 0.75 inches). xiii, 208 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 7.8 ounces. Orange cloth over boards with grey, black & white designs at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white throughout. Decorated Endpapers. Sixth Edition (1942). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$14.70

Childcraft in Fourteen Volumes (Volume Two: Narrative Poems and Creative Verse).

Chicago, IL The Quarrie Corporation, 1942. Hardcover Seventh Edition (1942). Good+ to Very Good: Shows moderate use: wear to three of the corners has caused incipient fraying, though the wear is heavier to the lower rear corner where the fraying is well estabiished. Else, only mild rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; some rubbing to the backstrip; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 7.25 x 0.75 inches). xi, 192 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 6.2 ounces. Orange cloth over boards with grey, black & white designs at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white throughout. Decorated Endpapers. Seventh Edition (1942). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$11.96

The Courage of Kazan (Library Binding).
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The Courage of Kazan (Library Binding).

By Barbara K. Walker.

New York, NY Thomas Y. Crowell , 1970. Library Binding. First Edition (1970), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1970), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and a minor flaw. The DJ shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; a short, closed tear to the top of the rear hinge; the price has been clipped. The publisher's "Library Binding" label at the front panel, near the hinge (but this is NOT an Ex-Library copy). Remains quite attractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 8vo. (7.9 x 10.35 x 0.5 inches). Illustrated in Color by James and Ruth McCrea. Blue, black & white illustrated panels with black titles at the front panel and backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 14.8 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell; 1st edition (1970) Language: English ISBN-10: 0690219342 ISBN-13:

$39.20

Where is Grandpa?
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Where is Grandpa?

By T. A. Barron.

New York, NY Penguin Young Readers Books: Philomel, 2000. Hardcover First Edition (2000), First Printing stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (2000), First Printing stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: a superficial bump at the heel of the backstrip; else flawless; the binding is square and perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a minor, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Corner tips sharp. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows just a hint of crimping to the heel of the backstrip; mild rubbing to the panels; else flawless; the price is unclipped. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 8vo. (8.8 x 11.3 x 0.35 inches).32 pages. Illustrated in Color by Chris K. Soentpiet. Language: English. Weight: 15.5 ounces. Age Range: 4 - 8 years. Grade Level: Preschool - 3. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$19.60

Sunday Potatoes, Monday Potatoes.

By Vicky Shiefman .

Carmel, CA Hampton-Brown, 1994. Paperback First Edition Thus (1994), Eighth Printing. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the stapled binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 8 x 0.15 inches). 32 pages. Illustrated in color by Louise August. Language: English. Weight: 5 ounces. First Edition Thus (1994), Eighth Printing. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps. The vastness of the world funnels right down to one family's ability to find happiness with what they have in this nicely told Old World story. Kids will enjoy the story's repetition, learning the days of the week and the recipe at the end.

$7.64

Farewell to Manzanar.

By Houston, James D. and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston.

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973. Hardcover First Edition (1973), not directly stated, but First Printing stated. First Edition (1973), not directly stated, but First Printing stated. Very Good+ in Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of careful use. The book shows moderate spine lean; a former owner's name and phone number at the upper front free endpaper and her name at the lower corner of the rear pastedown endpaper; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows faint foxing along the outside edge of the front panel; a tiny nick at the bottom edge of the front panel; a quarter-inch closed tear at the top edge of the rear panel; else very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels and faint soiling to the white background field of same; the orange-toned background field of the backstrip has been heavily sunned, though the white titles thereon remain legible; the price has been clipped. Flawed, but serviceable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.55 x 5.8 x 1 inches). xii, 177 pages. Language: English. Weight: 16.7 ounces. Hardback with DJ. In her book Farewell to Manzanar (1973), Houston writes about her family's experiences at Manzanar, an internment camp in California's Owens Valley where Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II. The novel was adapted into a television movie in 1976, starring Nobu McCarthy, who portrayed both Houston as well as her mother in the film.

$24.50

Christina Katerina and the Great Bear Train.
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Christina Katerina and the Great Bear Train.

By Patricia Lee Gauch.

New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. Hardcover First Edition (1990); First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1990); First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; a former juvenile owner's name and date at the front pastedown endpaper; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. The DJ shows only a touch of wear to the corner tips and head of the backstrip: the mildest rubbing to the panels; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Not without flaw, but remains close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.9 x 8.35 x 0.5 inches). 32 pages. Language: English. Age Range: 5 and up. Grade Level: 1 - 2. Weight: 13 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$15.68

The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig.
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The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig.

By Eugene Trivizas .

New York, NY Macmillan Publishing Company: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1993. Hardcover First Edition USA (1993); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1993); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing to the upper front corner tip; the price is intact; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 9 x 0.4 inches). 32 pages. Illustrated in Color by Helen Oxenbury. Language: English. Weight: 16.5 ounces. Age Range: 7 - 10 years. Grade Level: 2 - 5. Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

Batty: A Boy and a Bat.

By William Parkman Osgood.

San Francisco, CA Black Bart Books, 1998. Paperback First Edition Thus (1998); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition Thus (1998); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. 8vo. (9.75 x 7.5 x 0.2 inches). Language: English. Weight: 6.1 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$24.50

Sequoia: The Story of a Strange Relationship Between a Mountain Lion and a Deer.

By Eleanor Packer, (Retelling the Novel by Vance Hoyt).

Racine, WI Whitman Publishing Company: Big Little Books, 1935. Hardcover Fair to Good: Shows significant indications of use: the backstrip must have been lost at some point, because it has been replaced with a hand-made lime-green lettered, red background field replacement (which is nicely done and quite attractive); moderate wear to the extremities; considerable rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; the binding shows fairly heavy lean; the binding remains secure; the pages have tanned heavily, but the text clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A flawed reading copy, showing moderate wear, and with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 64mo. (5.3 x 4.75 x 1 inches). 156 pages. Profusely illustrated with duotone stills from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film production of the same name, Directed by Chester M. Franklin, Produced by John W. Considine, Jr. and starring Jean Parker, Samuel S. Hinds, Russell Hardie, Paul Hurst, Ben Hall, Harry Lowe, Jr. and Williei Fung. . Language: English. Weight: 5.9 ounces. Big Little Books Series. BLB 1161. Hardback: Pictorial Paper on Boards.

$8.23

Silver Trumpet.

By Owen Barfield .

Longmont, CO Bookmakers Guild, 1986. Hardcover First Edition Thus, (1986), not directly stated, but implied. First published in 1925. Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: the binding leans ever so sligntly; very mild rubbing to the lower extremities; else flawless. The binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a couple of very minor flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.35 x 7.25 x 0.55 inches). vii, 126 pages. Edited, with an Afterward by Marjorie L. Mead. Illustrated in Color and Black & White by Josephine Spence. Grey cloth overe boards with silver titles and designs. Grade Level: 4 - 6. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 4.5 ounces. First Edition Thus, (1986), not directly stated, but implied. First published in 1925. Hardback: Lacks DJ, seemingly as issued.

$196.00

It's Going to Be Perfect.
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It's Going to Be Perfect.

By Nancy Carlson.

New York, NY Penguin Group: Viking Juvenile, 1998. Hardcover First Edition (1998); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. However, there is no price on the DJ and the inside flap states "Book of the Month Club Selection", so this is probably a Book Club, though the production quality is up to Trade Edition standards. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows the lower corner of the rear panel ever so mildly bumped; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a couple of very minor flaws. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ a tiny nick at the lower corner of the front panel; else flawless. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.3 x 8.5 x 0.45 inches). 32 pages. Reinforced Binding. Age Range: 3 - 8 years. Lexile Measure: AD330L. Language: English. Weight: 13 ounces. First Edition (1998); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. However, there is no price on the DJ and the inside flap states "Book of the Month Club Selection", so this is probably a Book Club, though the production quality is up to Trade Edition standards. Hardback with DJ.

$11.96

Jo-Boy.

By Mildred English and Thomas Alexander.

Sacramento, CA California State Department of Education, 1938. Hardcover Third Edition (1939). Copyright 1935; Title page states 1938. Copyright page states Third Edition 1939. Good+: Shows significant indications of moderate use: shows considerable wear to the extremities and is just starting to wear through the fabric at the lower corner tips to the underlying board; much rubbing, but the designs and titles at the front panel remain quite legible, as are the titles at the backstrip. Binding remains square and secure; text clean. Overall, remains a sturdy reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.6 x 0.55 inches). 128 pages. Profusely Illustrated in Color by Rhoda Chase. Language: English. Decorated Endpapers. Re-inforced Binding. Copyright 1935 by the Johnson Publishing Company; this is the 1938 California State Department of Education edition. Copyright page states Third Edition 1939. Former California State Elementary Reader Textbook. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$9.41

The Knee-Baby.
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The Knee-Baby.

By Mary Jarrell .

New York, NY Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1973. Hardcover First Edition (1973), so stated. First Edition (1973), so stated. Very Good in Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows very light wear to the extremities; the outside edges are very lightly sunned; faint foxing to the same; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing several minor flaws. The DJ shows mild rubbing and faint soiling; light wear to extremities, with a 2" tear at the top edge of the rear panel and several tiny tears to the outside edges; the price has been clipped. Shows moderate wear and several flaws, but remains attractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.3 x 7.3 x 0.45 inches). 32 pages. Illustrated in Color by Symeon Shimin. Blue cloth-covered boards. Language: English. Weight: 11.3 ounces. Grade Level: 2 - 3. Hardback with DJ. Author was married to poet Randall Jarrell.

$24.50

McCrephy's Field.

By Christopher A. Myers and Lynne Born Myers.

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. Hardcover First Edition (1991); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1991); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good in Very Good DJ: The Book shows light shelving wear to the lower extremities; the binding is cocked off square, but remaijns perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing only mild shelfwear and a single structural flaw. Remains very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows moderate rubbing to the panels; light wear to extremities, with a couple of short, closed tears and a tiny chip at the top edge, near the corner tip; the price is intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.3 x 8.35 x 0.45 inches). 32 pages. Illustrated in Color by Normand Chartier. Age Range: 5 and up. Grade Level: 2 - 3. Language: English. Weight: 14.7 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$21.76

The Christmas Ark.

By Robert D. San Souci.

New York, NY Bantam Doubleday Dell: Dell Picture Yearling, 1995. Paperback First Edition Thus (1995); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1995); First Printing indicatedby a complete numerical sequence. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: light wear to the extremities; a small heavily scuffed area at the outside edge of the rear panel; several small, faint creases at the outside edges; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only the mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.2 x 10.05 x 0.15 inches). 32 pages. Illustrated in Color by Daniel San Souci. Grade Level: 1 - 2. Language: English. Weight: 5.5 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

Going Hollywood : A Dinosaur's Dream.

By Hudson Talbott.

New York, NY Crown Publishers, 1989. Hardcover First Edition (1989); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (1989); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ is also flawless; the price is unclipped. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to (10.3 x 8.3 x 0.35 inches). 32 pages. Decorated Endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 13.8 ounces. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$24.50

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