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365 bedtime Nursery Rhymes : A Rhyme for Every Day in the Year

By: N/A

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006614

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Whitman Publishing Nr 5049, 381 pp, green quarter cloth with pictorial boards. Spine slightly cocked, corners chipped, some edge wear and chipping, 3/4" tear near center of rear board, a few other nicks and scuffs to boards. Diamond patterned end papers with drawings of a toy or pet inside each diamond. Jacket in new Brodart with moderate edge wear and chipping especially along alap edges, some rubbing, a number of small holes from insect damage, an old price in cray... View more info

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Stories from the Old Testament Book One - From Adam to Joseph

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007139

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Tan cloth with gold lettering, black inset on front board with gold title, unpaginated, lavishly illustrated many in color. Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, some spotting along edges of boards. Interior bright and clean. Pictorial jacket in new Brodart, moderate edge wear with several small edge tears and creasing along edges. 1 x 3/4" chip missing to bottom edge of front panel, a little chipping at top and bottom of spine and flaps. Overall, a nice c... View more info

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Under the Lilacs

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, Saalfield Publishing Company: 1935

Seller ID: 001097

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Boards somewhat scuffed and stained. Shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Some chipping along spine.. Lightening along spine, darkeninginside covers. Pages in good shape with foxing. Lovers of 'Little Women' and 'Little Men' will enjoy this Louisa May Alcott story. Pen & ink illustrations. Est Level: 3rd grade and above; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005839

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, some edgewear & bumping, boards spotted near spine. Text yellowed, but clean and unmarked. From the author's Preface: "As the first part of An Old-Fashioned Girl was written in 1869, the demand for a sequel, in beseeching little letters that made refusal impossible, rendered it necessary to carry my heroine boldly forward some six or seven years into the future. The domestic nature of the story makes this audacious proceeding possible; ... View more info

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Do and Dare

By: Alger, Horatio Jr.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Co.:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 002852

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, moderate edge wear, some rubbing, darkening to spine. Front board separated from text block, spine cracked through in two or three places, front free end paper missing. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. "The hero of the story is a poor boy who dreams of traveling through cities and mountains. Being poor these were only dreams. He then meets a wealthy man who makes his dreams come true. A story of overcoming adversity through hard work... View more info

Tinker's Tim and the Witches

By: Anderson, Bertha C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1953

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 003367

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-library w/ pocket & 2 stamps, spine somewhat slanted. DJ has three 1" tears, edgewear, tiny chips at corners. Text is bright and attractive. "Tim Tetlow lived with his father and grandmother in old Salem at the time of the great trouble, when witches were hanged on Gallows Hill and even the cows wore red tags to keep off the evil eye. On certain nights the thud of horses’ feet could be heard on the paths away from the town, and sometimes in a shaft of... View more info

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The Young Visitors or, Mr. Salteena's Plan

By: Ashford, Daisy

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1919

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005610

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


105 pp. Beige boards depicting gray marionettes in silhouette on both front, back and spine. Boards are somewhat sunned, with spine paper splitting in front and pulling away from the webbing. Some foxing. Frontispiece is a portrait of the young author. E.M. Barrie introduces this charming portrait of the Victorian "High Life" by a remarkable nine-year-old girl: "Except for the smirk on her face, all I can learn of her now is that she was one of a sma... View more info

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The Tale of Cuffy Bear (Sleepy-Time Tales)

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Seller ID: 005567

Condition: Good


112 pp. plus a several page "A Word to Grown-Ups" at the end which describes his TUCK-ME-IN TALES for young children, of which this apparently is one. Boards are a somewhat soiled beige cloth with black lettering on the spine and the title on the front board in thick red lettering. Front board also features a charming red, black and beige picture of Cuffy Bear encountering a porcupine. Spine is slanted and corners bumped. Several red, gray and white full-pa... View more info

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Nellie and the Mayor's Hat

By: Baker, Charlotte

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000111

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Covers show some shelf wear. Possibly the figures on the front cover have been colored -- I can't tell if it is that or printed that way. There is a small probably waterstain on the fore-edge of most pages. It doesn't extend past the edge on perhaps half the pages, plus a couple pages have small tears. I believe this is a first edition, but it is not explicitly stated. There is a copyright date but nothing to indicate a further printing. Est Level: 4th-6th; 7¾" - 9... View more info

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Cockleburr Quarters

By: Baker, Charlotte

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Camelot Books: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000935

ISBN: 0380154617

Condition: Good


Spine/covers well-creased, scuffed. Bottom corner of front cover was torn and has been taped together. "Dolph was kicking cans the afternoon he found the puppies under the Cockleburr Street Kingdom of Heaven Church. Eight puppies guarded by a gotch-eared, half-blind mammy dog. Eight hungry puppies that nobody wanted -- nobody except Dolph and his younger sister, Myrtis. Together they plan and worry and bargain, take risks, make mistakes, work up sweat and blister... View more info

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The Land of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand, McNally & Co.:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005338

Condition: Good


A facsimile reproduction (in trade paperback by Rand McNally - date not stated) of the book first published in 1904 including the original John R. Neill illustrations. "Being an account of the further adventures of the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman and also the strange experiences of the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkinhead, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being A Sequel to The Wizard of Oz." Pictorial cover, cloth over paper wraps. ... View more info

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The Magic of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1976

Seller ID: 006877

Condition: Very Good


Scholastic #TX 3330, 208 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. The subtitle says it all: "A Faithful Record of the Remarkable Adventures of Dorothy and Trot and the Wizard of Oz, together with the Cowardly Lion, the Hungry Tiger and Cap'n Bill, in their successful search for a Magical and Beautiful Birthday Present for Princess Ozma of Oz." The Magic of Oz was fir... View more info

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Ozma of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Konecky & Konecky: 1999

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006889

ISBN: 1568522274

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a couple small spots towards the bottom of the leading edge. Text and illustrations are bright and clean. A nice copy. ; 269 pp. , pictorial cover, lavishly illustrated, color frontispiece, numerous b/w illustrations, 36 color plates. Third book in the original Oz series. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; From the title page - "Ozma of Oz. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yel... View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz (Oz Book # 6)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 006891

ISBN: 0486256812

Condition: Very Good


296 pp, 105 b/w illustrations. An unabridged reprint of the original, with all b/w illustrations. 'A number of the preliminary pages have been redistributed. Nothing is omitted.' Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Interior is clean and bright. A nice copy of this children's classic. "For the first time in move than 80 years, the most spectacularly illustrated of all the Oz books is available again with the metallic 'emerald' green ink tha... View more info

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Ozma of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, Puffin Books: 1985

Edition: 27th Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 8623

ISBN: 0140351191

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and creasing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Map of 'The Marvelous Land of Oz' by Jo Worth. Third in Baum's series of Oz books. ; Oz; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; From the title page - "Ozma of Oz. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman, Tik-Tok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People too Numerous... View more info

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Pursuit in the French Alps

By: Bonzon, Paul-Jacques

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005307

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Pictorial boards, moderate edge wear with some chipping, spine slightly slanted, binding fairly tight, text clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Fourteen-year-old Vincent Missillier goes alone up to Wolf Ridge in the French Alps to cut hay when his injured father cannot. Then Vincent is visited by a mysterious stranger banished from his Italian village across the border after being accused of stealing the village cross. Convinced of his innocence, Vincent resolves to s... View more info

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Till Potatoes Grow on Trees

By: Brock, Emma L.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1938

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003846

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


129 pp. reset edition. Minor edgewear/bumping, PO name inside, a few spots along edge of text block, but overall a bright, attractive copy. Library binding/pictorial boards but NOT ex-library. Charming pen and ink illustrations by the author throughout. "Suddenly Mary seemed to do everything wrong, no matter how hard she tried; Paul found that being a farmer could be very hard work; and Susan counted the freckles on her nose, with unpredictable results. Emma B... View more info

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Once, Long Ago

By: Bruce, Mary Owen

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Westminster Press: 1948

Seller ID: 000058

Condition: Good


Covers show some bookshelf wear, and there is a small tear at the top of the spine. There is a small crease running down the center of the booklet. 48 pp. "Once, Long Ago is a carefully selected group of stories from the Old Testament, beautifully interpreted for the young child by Mary Owen Bruce." from the back cover. Copiously illustrated, many in color. Est Level: 3rd-4th grade.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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The Safe-Way Club

By: Bryce, Catherine

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1939

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003609

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Minor shelfwear, some foxing on boards outside & inside, top edge darkened. Hard cover boards are pictorial. DJ sunned, large chip along bottom flap edge, plus smaller chips; inside sunned. Color and black and white illustrations of the period.Text is clean and unmarked. "Dear Grown-up: The SAFE WAY CLUB is the most valuable children's book you have ever held in your hands, for it is the only storybook with the protection of life as its theme. As our boys an... View more info

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In Storm and Sunshine

By: Buckley, Horace; White, Margaret; Adams, Alize; Silvernale, Leslie

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1938

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 000395

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers, spine show scuffing, some staining, corners bumped. Spine is discolored, possibly mildew. Names inside front cover. Ex-library. Some discoloration inside covers (again possible mildew). Small waterstain to bottom right of 40 or so pages. Overall, though, the pages look pretty clean/bright. Est. Level: 1st grade storybook. An illustrated collection of stories with characters ranger from Polly the Parrot to George's little sister Teeny.; Ex-Library; 7... View more info