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A PARCEL OF PATTERNS
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A PARCEL OF PATTERNS

By Walsh, Jill Paton

Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1983 Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Top edge of book and interior edges of dj lightly soiled. 137 pages, boards. Account of how young Mall Percival's village of Eyam struggles against the plague which was brought to Eyam in a parcel of patterns..

$35.00

A PATTERN OF ROSES.
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A PATTERN OF ROSES.

By Peyton, K.M.

London: Oxford University Press, 1972 Illustrated by the author FIRST EDITION. 186 pages, cloth. A 16 year old boy discovers a packet of drawings in an old country house by an artist with his exact initials & begins an adventure in time & space in which he relives the experiences of the artist. Cover shows wear. Smells a bit musty. VERY GOOD in lightly worn dustjacket..

$30.00

THE DOUBTING KIND.

By Prince, Alison.

NY: William Morrow, (1975) FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1977. 287 pages, boards. Abosrbing first novel for young adults portrays two English school girls who, though close friends, are a study in contrasts. FINE in moderately soiled dustjacket..

$26.00

DAN ALONE
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DAN ALONE

By Townsend, John Rowe

London: Kestrel, 1983 Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 191 pages, boards. Young Dan is alone among thieves and struggles to find the family that he dreams about..

$35.00

WINTER QUARTERS
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WINTER QUARTERS

By Mayne, William

London: Jonathan Cape, 1982 Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition. 144 pages, boards. Story of a mystery surrounding a tribe of fairground people & their search for winter quarters & a new chief. Dj lightly edgeworn..

$35.00

SILVER EVERYTHING AND MANY MANSIONS

By Cawley, Winifred, Illustrated by William Stobbs

London: Oxford Univ Press, 1976 Hard Cover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ Dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 182 pages, boards. Two stories about the pangs & pleasures of childhood set in Tynesdie in the 1920's & based on the author's own early experiences..

$35.00

WILLY THE DREAMER
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WILLY THE DREAMER

By Browne, Anthony

Boston: Candlewick Press, 1998 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a Near Fine Dustjacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 25 pages, pictorial boards. Willy's dreams capture a host of quintessential childhood fantasies in brilliant color & with wonderful wit. Spine of book slanted, else fine..

$35.00

THE LAD OF THE GAD.
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THE LAD OF THE GAD.

By Garner, Alan.

NY: Philomel, 1981 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. NEAR FINE in lightly worn dustjacket. 116 pages, cloth. Five spellbinding tales from ancient Gaelic folklore masterfully retold by this Carnegie Medal Winner. Small name sticker & ink stamp front endpaper. .

$30.00

AN EDWARDIAN HOLIDAY
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AN EDWARDIAN HOLIDAY

By Goodall, John, Illustrated by Author

NY: Atheneum, 1979 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 64 pages, boards. Two children visit the seaside at the turn of the century. Illustrated in full color without text..

$35.00

TIGER'S RAILWAY
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TIGER'S RAILWAY

By Mayne, William, Illustrated by Juan Wijngaard

London: Walker Books, 1987 Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Fine dustjacket. First Edition. 186 pages, boards. Text block a bit age toned, (yellowed) else fine. Tiger Malik is the Railway Superintendent of Bessar District in Eastern Europe & he has a hobby of stealing the railway engines of neighboring countries..

$35.00

HEROES AND HEROINES
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HEROES AND HEROINES

By Farjeon, Eleanor & Herbert, Illustrated by Rosalind Thornycroft

NY: E.P. Dutton Hard Cover. Circa 1933. VERY GOOD+ in a lightly chipped & somewhat darkened dustjacket. 79 pages, pictorial boards. The heroes & heroines of history in verse & 38 color plates from Alexander the Great to Emmeline Pankhurst! There is no text on dustjacket flaps, old bookstore label for the Daniels & Fisher Book Shop (Denver) on the rear paste down.. Probable First Edition.

$125.00

THE LUCKY ONES.
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THE LUCKY ONES.

By Farjeon, Annabel.

Kingswood: Kaye & Ward, (1984) Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. FINE in FINE dustjacket. Illustrated by Gareth Floyd. 95 pages, boards. A short but substantial book told from many points of vision that involve a man & his grandson who are the sole inhabitants of a fishing village almost entirely washed away by the sea & whose home is looted in their absence by two young boys. .

$30.00

A CABIN FOR CRUSOE
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A CABIN FOR CRUSOE

By Severn, David, Illustrated by J. Kiddell-Monroe

London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1943 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. 230 pages, orange boards. Five children attempt to build a cabin while adventures are occuring each ending in disaster. Previous owners ink inscription. VERY GOOD in moderately worn dustjacket..

$30.00

PADDY GOES TRAVELLING
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PADDY GOES TRAVELLING

By Goodall, John

NY: Atheneum, 1982. Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Unpaged, boards. Paddy sets sail on an ocean liner. Endpaper shows rumpling else FINE in FINE dustjacket..

$45.00

TRUBLOFF THE MOUSE WHO WANTED TO PLAY THE BALALAIKA
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TRUBLOFF THE MOUSE WHO WANTED TO PLAY THE BALALAIKA

By Burningham, John

NY: Random House, 1965 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ Dustjacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 41 pgs, pictorial boards. A little mouse wants to learn to play the balalaika & so, travels with a gypsy to study. Set in Central Europe and wonderfully illustrated in full color..

$45.00

THE FORTUNATE ISLES
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THE FORTUNATE ISLES

By Townsend, John Rowe

NY: Lippincott, 1989 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. 248 pages, boards. Three children escape the island of Molybdos and set off on a quest to face the Living God and fulfill an ancient prophesy that will save their Fortunate Isles from destruction. FINE in dustjacket with closed tear..

$30.00

STREET CHILD

By Doherty, Berlie

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1993 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. 147 pages, boards. Story set in London in the 1860's about a runaway boy who is separated from his sisters & sentenced to the workhouse. This gripping novel is loosely based on the true story of the orphan Jim Jarvis who inspired Dr. Barnardo to establish his famous children's refuge. Author is Carnegie Medal winner..

$45.00

AN ENEMY AT GREEN KNOWE
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AN ENEMY AT GREEN KNOWE

By Boston, L.M, Illustrated by Peter Boston

NY: Harcourt Brace & World, 1964. Hard Cover. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 156 pages, cloth. Companion to STRANGER AT GREEN KNOWE which won Carnegie Medal. Tolly, Ping & Mrs. Oldknow must deal with a witch pretending to be a scholar. Some soil spots, spot on cover. VERY GOOD in chipped & soiled dustjacket..

$75.00

THE HOUSE IN THE HILLS
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THE HOUSE IN THE HILLS

By Roy, Olivia Fitz, Illustrated by Phyllida Lumsden

London: Collins, 1951 Hard Cover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Text block of book is a bit age toned. A group of children find an old croft in the wild hills of West Scotland & fix it as a home for themselves.. Third Impression .

$30.00

CITY OF THE MIND

By Lively, Penelope

NY: HarperCollins, 1991 Hard Cover. FINE in a FINE DUSTJACKET. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 231 pgs, boards. Novel that is both a poignant love story & a medtation on the city of London. The protagonist is an architect. .

$30.00