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The Adventures of Walter

By: Pilgrim, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10025

Condition: Very Good


1954 publishing date indicated on rear panel of the dust jacket. A title in Jane Pilgrim's Blackberry Farm Books series. 5.25 x 5.75 inches. Green cloth with lettering stamped in white and a pictorial plate pasted to the front cover, surrounded by decorative white stamping. Mild wear to the boards. Binding firm. Light green paper dust jacket with cut-out window to reveal the pictorial plate on the front cover. Lettering and decoration printed in dark green. The jacket has mild edge wear and a tape repairs to the top edge of the window on the front panel. Thirty-one pages, not numbered, with a ... View more info

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Ernest Owl Starts a School

By: Pilgrim, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10026

Condition: Very Good


1954 publishing date indicated on rear panel of the dust jacket. A title in Jane Pilgrim's Blackberry Farm Books series. 5.25 x 5.75 inches. Green cloth with lettering stamped in white and a pictorial plate pasted to the front cover, surrounded by decorative white stamping. Mild wear to the boards. Binding firm. Light green paper dust jacket with cut-out window to reveal the pictorial plate on the front cover. Lettering and decoration printed in dark green. The jacket has mild edge wear and a tape repairs to the top edge of the window on the front panel. Thirty-one pages, not numbered, with a ... View more info

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Rusty the Sheep Dog

By: Pilgrim, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10027

Condition: Very Good


Publishing date not indicated, but OCLC states 1955. A title in Jane Pilgrim's Blackberry Farm Books series. 5.25 x 5.75 inches. Red cloth with lettering stamped in white and a pictorial plate pasted to the front cover, surrounded by decorative white stamping. Just a trace of wear to the boards. Light blue paper dust jacket with cut-out window to reveal the pictorial plate on the front cover. Lettering and decoration printed in dark blue. The top-center portion of the jacket that borders the cut-out window is torn away and saved inside the front cover. Other than that, the jacket has mild edge... View more info

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Little Martha

By: Pilgrim, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10028

Condition: Very Good


Publishing date not indicated, but OCLC states 1955. A title in Jane Pilgrim's Blackberry Farm Books series. 5.25 x 5.75 inches. Red cloth with lettering stamped in white and a pictorial plate pasted to the front cover, surrounded by decorative white stamping. Just a trace of wear to the boards. Light blue paper dust jacket with cut-out window to reveal the pictorial plate on the front cover. Lettering and decoration printed in dark blue. The dust jacket has mild edge wear and age toning to the spine and flap folds. Thirty-one pages, not numbered, with a color illustration on the recto of each... View more info

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Mother Hen and Mary

By: Pilgrim, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10029

Condition: Very Good


1954 publishing date indicated on rear panel of the dust jacket. A title in Jane Pilgrim's Blackberry Farm Books series. 5.25 x 5.75 inches. Green cloth with lettering stamped in white and a pictorial plate pasted to the front cover, surrounded by decorative white stamping. Mild wear to the boards. Binding firm. Light green paper dust jacket with cut-out window to reveal the pictorial plate on the front cover. Lettering and decoration printed in dark green. The jacket has mild edge wear and tape repairs to the top edge of the window on the front panel. Thirty-one pages, not numbered, with a co... View more info

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Mr. Thurtle's Trolley

By: Pratt, Theodore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07886

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and dust soiling to the page edges. Jacket has chips and paper loss along to edge and tears and paper loss in places along the spine. Preserved now in a clear Mylar archival cover. 214 pages, with no illustrations other than the dust jacket, which was designed by Immerman Studio. When buses replaced Mr. Thurtle's trolley car, his company gave him the old trolley and he soon learned he had a mysterious power over it. With friends, he sets off in the trolley to travel across America. View more info

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The Sheriff of Rottenshot: Poems

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwillow Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09961

ISBN: 0688002056

Condition: Near Fine


Price-clipped dust jacket. Signed on the title page "To Denise / Jack Prelutsky / Far Out!" A collection of 16 humorous poems with accompanying illustrations by Victoria Chess for young audiences. View more info

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When They Were Boys: Sixteen Boyhood Stories of Famous Men

By: Pringle, Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Roy Publishers:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01180

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to boards, toning to endpapers. Jacket chipped with a few tears. Previous owner name on front paste-down. The boyhood lives of 16 famous men, mainly in the science and arts. Those men include Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, James Cook, George Washington, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Stephenson, Michael Faraday, Hans Andersen, Charles Dickens, David Livingstone, Joseph Lister, Thomas Alva Edison, Baden-Powell, Fridtjof Nansen, the Wright Brothers, and Guglielmo Marconi. View more info

Cold Tom

By: Prue, Sally

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01857

ISBN: 0439482682

Condition: Fine


Appears to be an unread copy. Author's debut novel. Juvenile audience. Struggling to find a place for himself, Tom flees the elven parents who hunt to kill him and becomes involved with human "demons" in the nearby city. View more info

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The Shining Princess and Other Japanese Legends

By: Quayle, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing / Little, Brown and Company: 1989

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 08346

ISBN: 1559700394

Condition: Near Fine


Ten legends from Japan for a juvenile audience, drawn from the two earliest known English translations. Retold by Eric Quayle, a collector of antiquarian books and authority on the history of children's books. 111 pages with numerous illustrations. View more info

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Bunter the Bully, Collectors' Edition: Greyfriars Book Club Volume 48

By: Richards, Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Greyfriars Press Books/Howard Baker Press: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07018

ISBN: 0703002457

Condition: Fine


Dark green leatherette with gilt decoration and lettering. Marbled endpapers. Top-edge gilt. Signed by the publisher (Howard Baker) on the limitation page, number 302 of 400 copies printed. Fine in a nicked wax-paper wrapper, in a red cloth slipcase with a bit of shelf wear. Collection of facsimile 1909 issues of the British publication, The Magnet Library, a weekly series for boys. Billy Bunter and Harry Wharton are featured in this collection. View more info

Leagues Apart: The Men and Times of the Negro Baseball Leagues

By: Ritter, Lawrence S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02669

ISBN: 0688133169

Condition: Very Good


Some bumping to boards, slight cocked spine. Clean copy, no marks, stains, or writing. View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Gramercy: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 09604

ISBN: 0517489244

Condition: Near Fine


Just a scant trace of wear, else a fine, clean copy. 119 pages. Stevenson's timeless poetry paired with Jessie Willcox Smith's classic illustrations in full-page color as well as black and white chapter vignettes. View more info

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The Shooting of Dan McGrew

By: Robert W. Service

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Kids Can Press Ltd: 1986

Seller ID: 08500

ISBN: 0921103352

Condition: Near Fine


About fine with a trace of shelf wear and slightly bumped corners. No page numbers, but about 25, illustrated with reproductions of paintings by Ted Harrison, who also wrote the Introduction about Robert Service and his famous poem from the post-Gold Rush days in the Yukon. View more info

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Gypsy Bird Song

By: Roth, Susan L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08672

ISBN: 0374328250

Condition: Fine


"The inhabitants of a gypsy camp mend their pots, weave baskets, make music and stew, dance, and admire the Big Fat Moon Man." View more info

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The King of the Golden River

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 03349

Condition: Good


Pictorial paper-covered boards in matching jacket. Shelf wear to boards. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper from a mother to her child, dated Christmas 1938. Vintage gift sticker at top of same page. Jacket edge-worn with tears and chips. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Unpaginated, illustrated with black & white drawings, including five full-page drawings. View more info

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The Silver Fleet

By: Rydberg, Ernie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07890

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Dust jacket has a black mark on the front panel, like an "X." and a name (Child's handwriting) on the front flap. A bit of rubbing to the rear panel of the jacket also. 150 pages, illustrated (frontispiece and a few page decorations). A young Portuguese-American boy gets a chance to work with his father on a tuna fishing boat. View more info

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Little Annie of Christian Creek

By: Sanker, Thomas J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Seattle, Storytellers Ink: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06073

ISBN: 1880812169

Condition: Near Fine


Small bump to the bottom edge. Autograph sticker on the front cover, ISBN/price sticker on the rear cover. Also on the front cover is a gold sticker indicating this book is a title in the Light Up the Mind of a Child Series. Story of an orphan moose struggling to survive a treacherous winter in Wyoming's high country. 49 pages, illustrated and photographed by the author. View more info

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Hannah Szenes: A Song of Light

By: Schur, Maxine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05348

ISBN: 0827602510

Condition: Near Fine


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Adventures of Fraser the Yellow Dog: Rescue on Star Mountain

By: Sheeley, Jill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aspen, Colorado, Courtney Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07871

ISBN: 0960910867

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny trace of wear at the head of the spine, otherwise a fine, clean copy signed by the author (and a paw print of Fraser!). One of seven books in the Fraser rescue series. View more info