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Plupp Builds A House by Borg, Inga

New York: Frederick Warne, 1960 Undated Frederick Warne Hard Cover In Vg Minus Condition Without Jacket. Copyright 1960, Possible First U.S. Rub To Front Lower Corner, Price Tag Pull And The Odd Small Mark To Rear Cover, Half Inch Split Upper Rear Spine, ...

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Tag-Along Tooloo by Sayers, Frances Clarke

New York: Viking, 1967 Scarce 1967 printing of extremely rare 1941 edition with lithographs by Helen Sewell. Here we have what is essentially a near fine book with extremely good dust jacket that has had unspeakable things done to it: protective cover tap...

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Jelly Belly by Lee, Dennis

Toronto On : Macmillan of Canada, 1983 Signed Copy By Author, Dennis Lee, Macmillan 1983 Apparent First. No Writing Or Marks. Production Flaw: Laminate On Front Board Is Wrinkled, Otherwise Very Good Binding And Corners. Illustrated By Juan Wijngaard...

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Now We Are Six by Milne, A.A

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1927 First Us, Copyright Page 1927, Publisher Address 681 Fifth Avenue, New York, Orange Boards With A "Curdled" Surface. Good Binding, Very Slight Corner Rub. Gilt Lettering On Spine Has Darkened. Front Board Has...

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Green Mansions: A Romance Of the Tropical Forest by Hudson, W.H

New York: Random House, 1944 This is my third encounter with this very special book. It disappointed me that I was deprived of Rima the Bird Girl until adulthood, but I did learn about this female variation on Tarzan and read Hudson's book at a relati...

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Oil! by Sinclair, Upton

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927 This Is A November, 1927 Grosset & Dunlap Edition Of Upton Sinclair's Oil! It Is An 8Th Printing. (The First Printing Was In February, 1927. At Some Point The Book Was Banned In Boston And That May Be Why It...

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Death Among The Writers by De Caire, Edwin

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953 One Of Apparently Two Novels Written By Edwin Alfred Williams Writing As Edwin De Caire, The Other Being The Umgasi Diamonds. Born In The Uk In 1910, Williams Created Inspector Bootle As The Hero Of This Classic Litera...

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The Compleet Molesworth by Willans, Geoffrey

London: Max Parrish, 1958 Good To Very Good, Second Impression Max Parrish 1958, Hardcover In Acceptable Jacket. Lower Corner Clipped But Shows Original Price Of 10/6. There Appears To Be A Small Blue Ink Scribble Across Nigel's Face On The Front Pane...

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The Pirates' Tale by Aitchison, Janet

U.K.: Penguin Picture Puffin, 1970 There Are Very Few Copies Of This Book Available. It Was Published In The British Commonwealth And Is An Amazing Collaboration Between A Five Year Old, Janet Aithison, And An Artist, Jill Macdonald, To Demonstrate What J...

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Bonnie McSmithers You're Driving Me Dithers (Annikins) by Alderson, Sue Ann

Toronto: Annikins, 1990 2Nd Printing, Annick Press, March 1990 In Annikins Format. Cover Is Rubbed And Worn. Pencil Name And Date On Inside Cover. Interior Is Crisp And Clean....

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It Can't Happen Here by Lewis, Sinclair

Garden City, New York: Doubleday Doran, 1935 Very Good Stated First Edition 1935 Doubleday, Doran Of This Prophetic Novel Which Is Enjoying A Recent Interest, Presume Spurred By The Extraordinary Events Occurring South Of Our Border. Black Boards With St...

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Louie's Search by Keats, Ezra Jack

U.S.A.: Four Winds Press, 1980 Very Nice Copy In Very Good Plus Condition In Very Good Clipped Dust Jacket Signed By Ezra Jack Keats On The Title Page. There Is Also A Gift Inscription On The Endpaper. Stated First Printing Of The First Edition Of The 198...

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Cranberry Thanksgiving by Devlin, Wende and Harry

New York & Evanston: Parent's Magazine Press, 1971 Copyright Is 1971 And Library Of Congress Number Is 73-1537389, Isbn 0819304980. Unpaginated. No Indication Of Any Printing Other Than The First. No Dust Jacket. Light Wear To Binding And Corners....

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Barbapapa At Work by Tison, Annette and Talus Taylor

Richmond Hill On Canada: Scholastic, 1979 This Is A Very Good Copy Of Scholastic Paperback Copyright 1979 With Light Wear, Including Small Creases To Cover Corners And A Half Inch Closed Tear To Lower Front Title Page. No Writing Or Marks. Solid Binding. ...

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Otter Nonsense by Norton Juster

New York: Philomel, 1982 Imagine! Phantom Tollbooth Meets Hungry Caterpillar. What A Collaboration! Apparently They Are/Were Neighbours And Good Friends. If You Google Both Eric Carle And Norton Juster You Will Be Treated To Photos Of Them,(Along With...

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