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The Red Scarf

By: Mason, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, August House Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07815

ISBN: 0874838509

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny spot or stain on the front free endpaper (first blank page). Author's first novel, set in Arkansas during World War II at Christmas time. Signed (name and date) on the half-title page. View more info

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Green: The Story of a Caribbean Turtle's Struggle for Survival

By: Masselink, Ben

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08614

Condition: Very Good


Mild bumping to corners. Interior clean except for old price sticker inside the front cover and a couple of darkened areas around it. The dust jacket has minor edge wear. 111 pages with drawings by Maurice Wilson. A fictional life-story of a Caribbean turtle from its birth on the Yucatan Peninsula among predators to its struggle at sea among marine predators. Humans would become Green's worst predators in her fight to live. But not all humans. Paco, son of a Cozumel fisherman was one such human. The author was also a screenwriter with 23 credits as writer for episodes of popular 1960s-70s tele... View more info

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The Story of a Brave Child: A Child's Life of Joan of Arc

By: Matheson, Annie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 10429

Condition: Fair


Burgundy cloth with gilt stamping to spine and front cover. Edge wear, corner and spine wear. Foxing and browning to pages near the front and rear of the book. Browning to page edges. Presentation bookplate inside the front cover from St. Andrew's Sunday School, Leytonstone (England) during the school year 1918-1919, which helps estimate a date of publication as none is indicated in the book. 140 pages plus publisher's ads. Illustrated with reproductions of well-known images of Joan of Arc, including a color frontispiece illustration (Sir John Gilbert, R.A.) with tissue guard. View more info

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The Voice of Liberty: The Story of Emma Lazarus

By: Merriam, Eve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy/Jewish Publication Society: 1962

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 05636

Condition: Very Good


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 Emma Lazarus, an American Jewish woman of the 19th century whose poem "The New Colossus" is on the Statue of Liberty (Give me your tired, your poor...). She fought for the welfare of immigrants, a Jewish nation in Palestine, and freedom of all kinds. 179 pages, followed by a list of Covenant books to date (1962). View more info

Apples on a Stick

By: Michels, Barbara; White, Bettye (SIGNED)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06830

ISBN: 0698205677

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and bumping to corners. A child's inscription is on the front free endpaper, with the recipient's name blacked out, which has bled through to the next page. Jacket has several edge tears and a moderate amount of edge wear. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. A collection of playground poetry used by African American children (circa early 1980s) in Houston, Texas, collected by Michels and White. They include counting rhymes, circle and handclap games, jump rope rhymes, names and nonsense verses, and taunts. Fifty-five pages, with Index of First Lines. Signed by all thre... View more info

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Lipman Pike : America's First Home Run King

By: Michelson, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sleeping Bear Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07822

ISBN: 1585364657

Condition: Fine


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When the Aardvark Parked on the Ark and Other Poems

By: Miller, Calvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1984

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08387

ISBN: 0060657480

Condition: Near Fine


185 pages of rhyming verse (with an Index) for children, signed by the author to a previous owner of the book, whom the author appears to have known: "To Dorothy from Calvin Miller (Thanks for babysitting for Nancy--otherwise we might not have been friends)" View more info

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Tales Told in Holland

By: Miller, Olive Beaupré

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Book House for Children: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07408

Condition: Very Good


Some black scuff marks to the rear cover otherwise only minor wear. Clean interior, solid binding. No additional printings indicated. 190 pages followed by a Contents page. Beautiful illustrations throughout, including the endpapers, by Maud and Miska Petersham, who were recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) for their illustrations in this book. This was before the founding of the Caldecott Medal for children's books illustrations. Another note of interest, the editor of this volume, as well as all other volumes in this series, was also the publisher, having founded The B... View more info

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Winnie the Pooh

By: Milne, A.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1935

Edition: 100th Printing

Seller ID: 06980

Condition: Fair


A worn and lightly soiled copy of the New Edition, which the printing history on the copyright page indicates would be the Ninetieth Edition and 100th printing. Hinges showing signs of cracking, but holding firm. Illustrated endpapers. Introduction by Milne. 158 pages. View more info

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Sun and Moon

By: Mitchison, Naomi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Thomas Nelson, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 02772

ISBN: 0840762909

Condition: Very Good+


93 pages. NOT a library copy. Both book and jacket are in about near fine condition with just a trace of wear. The jacket is clipped at the lower corner, but the U.S. price ($3.95) is intact in the upper corner. From the jacket write-up: "Sun and Moon were the twin son and daughter of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt and the Roman General Mark Antony. They lived in the great toyal palace in Alexandria, surrounded by nurses, tutors, attendants, and slaves, and the thing they most wanted to do was to venture outside the walls of the palace and visit the Pharos, Alexandria's lighthouse, one of the seven ... View more info

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A Bird in Hand

By: Molloy, Anne

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07491

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear to book. Jacket has a few edge tears, some rubbing, a scuff mark to the front panel and chipping at the spine ends and corners. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. 181 pages with wash and charcoal illustrations by Mary A. Reardon. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Sally Barrett with my best wishes - Anne Molloy." Story about a boy's summer in Maine, playing baseball, fishing, and raising a baby fish hawk while looking forward to attending "the Academy" in the fall and trying out for the baseball team. Events conspire that jeopardize... View more info

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Sam Houston

By: Mooney, Beth

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Company: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 08104

Condition: Good


Light foxing to the edges of the page block, heavier along the top edge. Some foxing to the covers and jacket. The jacket's rear panel has a scuff mark. Interior clean. 144 pages with color illustrations in a section at the front of the book. Biography for children ages 10 and up. A title in the Library of American Heroes series. View more info

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Hiding the Bell

By: Moore, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Westminster Press: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10086

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to book and jacket. Short tear and associated crease at top of rea panel. Author signature on the front endpaper. No other writing or marks. Clean copy. Historical fiction for a juvenile audience about the American Revolution and saving the Liberty Bell. "After a young boy reports that he overheard a British plot to melt the Liberty Bell for cannon, he finds his family at the center of a dangerous plan to save the bell." View more info

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At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England

By: Myers, Walter Dean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 1999

Edition: 5th Prining

Seller ID: 10251

ISBN: 0590486691

Condition: Fine


The dust jacket is price-clipped, otherwise a fine copy. 140 pages plus Selected Bibliography. Illustrated. Aimed at a juvenile audience, this is the biography of an African princess saved from execution and taken to England, where Queen Victoria oversaw her upbringing and where she lived for a time before marrying an African missionary. In England she was christened Sarah Forbes Bonetta. The author's discovery of a group of letters written by and about her led to the research that became this book. Her image is on the front of the dust jacket. View more info

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The Incredible Upside-Downs of Gustave Verbeek

By: Naimark, George M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Summit, New Jersey, The Rajah Press: 1963

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 09620

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to the spine. Corporate presentation label inside front cover (presented to previous owner of the book). Clean, sharp copy. Approximately 9 X 12 inches oblong. Pages not numbered. A collection of Verbeek's clever illustrations with captions, which you read, turn upside-down, and read again as the image transforms into a new one. This book reprints a selection of Verbeek's upside-down comic strips, which debuted in the New York Herald on Sunday, October 11, 1903, and ran for 64 weeks. The comic strip was titled "The Upside-Downs of Little Lady Lovekins and Old Lady Muffaroo." View more info

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The Beggar's Ride

By: Nelson, Theresa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Orchard Books: 1992

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08015

ISBN: 0531058964

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by the author to a previous owner: "Especially for Andrew ___, Thanks for reading! Your friend, Theresa Nelson 11/5/99. View more info

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Kitaq Goes Ice Fishing

By: Nicolai, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Northwest Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07618

ISBN: 0882405047

Condition: Fine


The dust jacket has a small tear at the head of the spine and a light rub on the rear panel, else a fine copy. Protected in a new Mylar archival cover. Handles and looks fine. A young Yup'ik Eskimo boy goes ice-fishing for the first time with his grandfather. Pages not numbered, but about 25 pages plus a page about the Yup'ik village of Kwethluk and a Yup'ik Glossary. View more info

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Shadowmaker

By: Nixon, Joan Lowery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 07010

ISBN: 0385320302

Condition: Fine


Dust jacket has edge wear and a few nicks. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "To Elizabeth / with the happiest of wishes / Joan Lowewry Nixon / September 24, 1994." View more info

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The Trap

By: Nixon, Joan Lowery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Books for Young Readers: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09467

ISBN: 0385327625

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on a bookplate pasted on the front free endpaper. Nice, clean copy. Story summary from the publisher: "Sixteen-year-old Julie agrees to spend the summer at her great-aunt and uncle's ranch in Texas, but gets more than she bargained for when valuables suddenly start disappearing and it appears that there may be a murderer in their midst." View more info

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Dolley Madison

By: Nolan, Jeannette Covert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner: 1962

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01737

Condition: Near Fine


Bumping to tail of spine. Jacket is price-clipped and slightly chipped at the spine ends. There is light wear along the edges and corners. Signed by the author (with personalized inscription) on the front free endpaper. 3rd printing, NOT an ex-lib copy. View more info