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Illustrated Tales from Shakespeare: A Modern Adaptation from the Charles and Mary Lamb Classic

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Promotional Reprint Company Ltd.: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08852


Pictorial covers in a matching dust jacket. Barely a trace of wear. 207 pages with black and white and color illustrations. Written in 1807 to introduce young readers to the plays of Shakespeare. Fifteen of the best-known plays are retold in this edition, which adults will enjoy, too. View more info

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The Uncommon Soldier: Major Alfred Mordecai

By: Abrahams, Robert D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy/Jewish Publication Society: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05639


Foxing/spotting to top edge of page block. Illustrated endpapers and jacket. A title in the Covenant Books series for young readers, this book relates the life of Alfred Mordecai, an American Jewish hero of the Civil War. 178 pages, followed by a list of six Covenant books to date (1959). View more info

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Baba Yaga & the Little Girl

By: Arnold, Katya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, North-South Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09472


Rubbing wear to the dust jacket, more on the rear panel. Tiny nick on the front panel at the spine. Slight edge wear or bumping to the top and bottom edges. Protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. Storyline from the publisher: "When she is sent by her cruel stepmother to the fearsome Baba Yaga, a clever young girl uses kindness to make her escape. Based on a story from the collection compiled by the nineteenth folklorist Aleksandr Afanas'ev and illustrated in a bold, ... View more info

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In the Forest: A Portfolio of Paintings

By: Arnosky, Jim

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1989

Seller ID: 06779


Light sticker shadow to rear endpaper. Slight wear to bottom edge of jacket's rear panel. 28 pages View more info

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Save Sirrushany! Also Agotha, Princess Gwyn, and All the Fearsome Beasts

By: Baker, Betty

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07530


Top edge only of boards worn, possibly from inscet damage. Rest of the book is fine. Story of a young girl on a quest to save the impoverishe kingdom of Sirrushany. A fast-paced plot that gently spoofs traditional fantasies. 134 pages with a fold-out map. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For Joan Nixon, who's encountered a few dragons herself. Betty Baker 6/26/90." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collecti... View more info

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Timber from the Terry Forks

By: Baldwin, Clara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Abingdon Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08841


Mild shelf wear to boards. Dust jacket is edge-worn with some large chips and a tape repair on the inside of the jacket's spine as well as to a few short edge tears. View more info

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The Beaver Hunters

By: Banks, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09491


Just a trace of shelf wear. Binding tight and square. "Reinforced binding" stated on the front flap of the dust jacket. The dust jacket has an old price sticker on the front flap, light edge wear, and rubbing. Protected now in a clear Mylar archival sleeve. 213 pages. This is the author's first novel. A St. Louis boy leaves home for the Western frontier at age 15, hooks up with a trapper, fights Indians, and learns the ways of a mountain man in the Rockies. Aimed... View more info

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The Story of Little Black Sambo, with Twenty-seven Illustrations

By: Bannerman, Helen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09121


A title in the Wee Books for Wee Folks series. Publication date not stated, but 1918 per Cary Sternick's "The Henry Altemus Company: A History and Pictorial Bibliography," (2005). Cloth spine split along the rear cover side. Edge wear, worn corners, and a small piece of the green letter "O" in SAMBO on the front cover is missing. Hinges just starting to crack. A child's name is written in the ownership space printed on the front free endpaper. Otherwise, ... View more info

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President Adams' Alligator and Other White House Pets

By: Barnes, Peter W. and Cheryl Shaw

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lorton, Virginia, VSP Books: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06739


Just a trace of bumping to the top edge of the jacket, else a fine copy. "Autographed Copy" sticker on front panel of jacket. Signed by Cheryl S. Barnes on first page. About 25 pages (not numbered) with a "ballot" at the back of the book for the reader to vote for his or her favorite White House pet and explain why. A Bibliography is provided at the end of the book. View more info

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J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan: The Story of the Play Presented By Eleanor Graham and Edward Ardizzone

By: Barrie, J.M. (Retold By Eleanor Graham)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 03678


Shelf and edge-wear. Spotting to all edges of the page block. Jacket chipped and edge-worn. Deep scratch or tear to front panel with tape residue. Tear on rear panel, top-edge. Protected now in a new Mylar cover. This edition is a retelling of Barrie's classic story, preserving the unique quality and spirit of the original play. 175 pages with author and artist bios. Illustrated with color and black and white drawings. View more info

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Swift Deer the Navajo

By: Berry, Rotha McClain

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, The Naylor Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02225


Light wear at spine ends and corners. Binding solid, interior clean and bright with no writing, marks or stains. Jacket chipped at the spine ends and corners, with a larger piece missing on the top edge of front panel near the spine. Does not affect the title. Original price of $2.00 intact on front flap. Protected in a mylar cover. Story of a young Navajo boy who yearns to be a great Medicine Man, but, as he becomes a young man and receives an education from the white m... View more info

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Swift Deer the Navajo

By: Berry, Rotha McClain (SIGNED)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, The Naylor Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 02209


Boards show a little wear, specifically a small cut or tear (less than 1/4 inch) into the bottom edge of the front and rear boards near the spine. Jacket chipped at the spine ends and corner folds, with a few tiny edge tears. Original price of $2.00 intact on front flap. Protected in a mylar cover. The author has inscribed this book to an unnamed author: "To an old friend: Good wishes from one author to another. Rotha M. Berry, Writers Conference, June 6, 1953" A young N... View more info

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A Day at the Farm (New English Supplementary Reader, Stage 2)

By: Black, Gwenda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Longman Group Limited: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09680


Rubbing wer along the spine and rear cover. Stapled covers. 30 pages. Black and white illustrations. View more info

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Bed-Stuy Beat: Sonny's Song

By: Blue, Rose

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05690


Trace of soiling to upper area of front cover. Light bumping to corners. Jacket is edge-worn, chipped, and rubbed. Tape repair to small tear at the head of the spine. Small hole in the jacket's spine below the tape repair. A new Mylar protective cover improves the look and feel. Sonny is an African American boy in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood, known as Bed-Stuy, of Brooklyn, and this book is his story told in the lyrics of a song, page by page, with the final page... View more info

Tiger Eyes

By: Blume, Judy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bradbury Press: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02677


Light edge wear, rubbing to jacket. No tears, marks, or stains. View more info

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The Peter Pratt Stories

By: Bluntzer, Helen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 06507


Minor wear to book. Jacket is rubbed and worn along the spione and folds and lightly chipped at the spine ends. The front flap is also price-clipped. The author has warmly inscribed the book to a child: "Peter Pratt is excited because he is going sailing on 'Caliente' with his new friend ___. Helen Bluntzer March 1979" Stories about a young boy's travels and adventures presented in rhyme form. 53 pages, illustrated. View more info

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The Ivory Cup: Story of Mississippi Through the War Between the States

By: Boggan, Louise Ward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, The Strode Publishers, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07398


97 pages, illustrated with drawings. A history of Mississippi through the Civil War, aimed at younger readers to interest them in the history of the state. This is the author's second book in a series about Mississippi history, the first one being "The Stone Amulet." View more info

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Lost Tales: Stories for the Tsar's Children

By: Botkin, Gleb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Villard: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09521


Written and illustrated by Gleb Botkin, son of the Tsar's physician for the children of the Russian Imperial family (Romanovs) when they were imprisoned following the 1917 Revolution, these stories, arranged in two 'Books,' feature the adventures of a bear trying to fend off a revolutionary band of monkeys and restore an imprisoned monarch to his throne. BOOK I is the Sacred Truth of the History of the Times of the Great Monkey Revolution. BOOK II is The Restoration of M... View more info

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Midnight Hour Encores

By: Brooks, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1986

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07541


A 16-year-old girl (Sib), who is a cello-playing musical prodigy, seeks her mother, who abandoned her at birth during the 1960s. Her father takes her to San Francisco in a Volkswagen minibus, providing a Sixties retrospective with music and stories from the era, hoping to give her some perspective on the times in which she was born as well as the mindset of her mother at the time. With expectations of an appalling hippie-mom, both Sib and her father are in for a surprise... View more info

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One Giant Leap

By: Burleigh, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Philomel: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08147


Beautifully illustrated story for children about the first moon landing on July 20, 1969. Commemorating the 40th anniversary of man's first walk on the moon, this book is a tribute that transports readers to the stars, where they will experience the moon landing just as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did. Unpaginated, but about 30 pages. Illustrations created in oils on paper mounted on board. View more info