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The Silver Chair (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 6)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Puffin Books: 1967

Edition: 27th Edition; 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 8375

ISBN: 0590405985

Condition: Good


Spine a bit slanted, well creased, reading crease, some edge wear and rubbing. Pages yellowed but text is clean and unmarked. ; Puffin Books PS240. This copy has a wraparound cover featuring the dust jacket art created by Pauline Baynes for the hardcover edition. ; Narnia; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 206 pages; Volume 4 -- How captive Prince Rilian escaped from the Emerald Witch's underground kingdom. "Not even a year has passed! But when Eustace returns to Na... View more info

Image for The Chronicles of Narnia {7 Vol. Set) : 1) the Magician's Nephew; 2) the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; 3) the Horse and His Boy; 4) the Voyage of the Dawn Treader; 6) the Silver Chair; 7) the Last Battle

The Chronicles of Narnia {7 Vol. Set) : 1) the Magician's Nephew; 2) the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; 3) the Horse and His Boy; 4) the Voyage of the Dawn Treader; 6) the Silver Chair; 7) the Last Battle

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1994

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 8609

ISBN: 0590254758

Condition: Very Good


Corners are bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. All seven volume in gently read condition. ; A very nice seven-volume trade paperback set of this beloved children's fantasy classic. The books were originally issued between 1950 and 1956. The titles in this edition are renumbered according to C. S. Lewis' original order. Cover illustrations by Chris van Allsburg, internal illustrations by Pauline Baynes. ; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾"; The Magician's Nephew (Book 1... View more info

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Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 4)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 1994

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 8616

ISBN: 0064405001

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Includes a double page map of the Narnia. The Harper Trophy edition is the first U. S. Edition where the titles were renumbered according to C. S. Lewis' original order. ; Chronicles of Narnia; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 223 pages; How Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts conquered the Telmarines. "Narnia . . . The land between the lamp-post and the castle of Cair... View more info

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The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia Book 3) Full-Color Collector's Edition

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 2000

Edition: 27th Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 8634

ISBN: 0064409406

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy of this delightful children's classic. ; raparound cover is the dust jacket art created by Pauline Baynes for the hardcover editions, with her interior illustrations that she colorized around 1990. Two page map of the desert to Narnia. This special collector's edition features stiff wraps and thick, premium paper inside. ; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾"; 224 pages; "How a tal... View more info

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The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 7)

By: Lewis, C.S.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1978

Edition: First Collier Books Edition

Seller ID: 182901

ISBN: 0020442106

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edgewear. A nice copy. Pictures adapted from illustrations by Pauline Baynes. ; 6 ¾" - 7 ¾" Tall; 184 pages; Seventh and last book in the Chronicles of Narnia. How evil came to Narnia and Aslan led his people to a glorious new paradise. "Narnia . . . Where dwarfs are loyal and tough and strong -- or are they? . . . Where you must say goodbye . . . And where the adventure begins again. The Unic... View more info

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The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 7)

By: Lewis, C.S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1994

Edition: First Collier Books Edition

Seller ID: 8610

ISBN: 0064405036

Condition: Very Good-


Corners bumped, minor edge wear and rubbing, owner's sticker on front cover, some orange lines on top edge. A nice copy. ; Cover art by Chris Van Allsburg, original illustrations by Pauline Baynes. ; 6 ¾" - 7 ¾" Tall; 211 pages; Seventh and last book in the Chronicles of Narnia. How evil came to Narnia and Aslan led his people to a glorious new paradise. "Narnia . . . Where dwarfs are loyal and tough and strong -- or are they? . . . Where ... View more info

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Doctor Dolittle Tales

By: Lofting, Hugh

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000750

Condition: Good+


Covers show some creasing, chips, darkening. Some foxing. Owner's name on front FEP. Tales from the famous books about the doctor who talks with animals: "The Purple Bird of Paradise," "The Coronation of King Jong," and more. Pen and ink illustrations by the author. Made into a motion picture with Rex Harrison. Est Level: 3rd - 8th grades; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Doctor Dolittle's Garden

By: Lofting, Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 002627

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine faded & slightly slanted, corners bumped, some edgewear, boards beginning to pull away from textblock and exposing webbing. Bookplate on free endpaper. 2 spots on back cover. A clean, unmarked copy. Children and adults alike have warmed to the charming adventures of Doctor Dolittle. This 1927 edition is replete with Hugh Lofting's whimsical black and white drawings. The front and back pastedown and free end papers have a striking moonscape featuring a green... View more info

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Pirate's Doll: The Story of the China Poblana

By: Long, Eula

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1956

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 005829

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


71 pp., red boards with green lettering and ivory, green and red illustration on front board. Corners bumped with tiny chips. Text has a few smudges. Ex-library with usual stamps. The early 17th century adventure of the little Chinese girl who was stolen by pirates and ended up in the house of Captain Miguel Sosa in Puebla, Mexico. She inspired the design of the "china poblana," the Mexican national costume for girls. Age Level: Grades 2-4; Ex-Libr... View more info

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The Poky Little Puppy (A Little Golden Book)

By: Lowrey, Janette Sebring

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1944

Edition: 27th Edition; Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 003124

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Boards a bit scuffed, moderate edge wear, 1/2" tear at top and bottom of front hinge. Spine strip has a 1/3" tear at top (but still attached) and slight chipping at the base, otherwise still intact with some rubbing. Stated 8th printing (December, 1944) with the back cover showing the first 19 LGB titles.Owner's name written inside cover. Overall a nice, early copy of one of the first set (No. 8) of Little Golden Books published. Five little puppies dig a hol... View more info

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Mystery of the Piper's Ghost

By: MacDonald, Zillah K.

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, TAB Books, Inc.: 1957

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 004570

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, covers creased/scuffed, edgewear/bumping. First few pages have a tiny tear. Black and white illustrations by Charles Beck. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "From the pool near an old mine emerged the Piper's Ghost, moaning dreadfully. Michael Cunningham, an orphaned boy, stared at the glowing creature with horns on its head, a bagpipe under its arm, and webbed feet. Who or what was this weird creature? What was it doing in... View more info

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Dolls from Cheyenne

By: Martin, Patricia Miles

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001492

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-library with the usual marks and accoutrements. Corners bumped, moderate shelf wear, esp. along spine. Some darkening/soiling to boards and spine. One page has two 1" tears that have been neatly taped, along with a creased bottom right corner. Text is bright and clean on pinkish paper. "Victoria's room was high in the old house, and when the sun shone through the red glass of its windowpanes, the room seemed almost like a magic room. It was in her cupola ... View more info

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The Easter Story

By: McKnight, Felix R.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt and Company, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000695

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Book is in excellent condition, except that there are two chunks out of the spine: one is about 3/4" long, the other about 1/2". Both close to the top of the spine. Jacket shows some shelf wear and chipping and also has the same defects on the spine. Some darkening. Pages appear clean and bright. Included with this book is an Easter program from 1955 for Christ Church, Oyster Bay. Rev. John N. Warren, Rector and Mr. Paul J. Sifler, Organist. "This is... View more info

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River of the Wolves

By: Meader, Stephen W.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003953

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, a fair amount of edge wear and chipping, blue boards with a couple damp stains, some rubbing, black edges of Brodart jacket has rubbed of along edges of boards and inside covers. Blue illustrated end paper, 249 pp. Owner's name on half title and back of front end paper. Some browning and occasional spotting to pages, otherwise text clean and unmarked. Jacket in protective wraps, with some soiling to back and chipping to top, middle, and base of spine along... View more info

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Nature Rambles: Winter (An Introduction to Country-Lore)

By: Medsgar, Oliver P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Warne & Co., Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005760

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


160 pp., 16 color plates, 15 half-tone plates, and 40 text illustrations, index. Beige cloth boards with black lettering and flower on front. Boards are slightly curved. DJ has spine sunned, 2" tear on front and minor chipping along edges. DJ in protective Brodart plastic wrap. A clean, attractive copy. "The author in a charming manner describes the fascinating common bird, flower and insect life found along the country roadside, in woods and hills and by... View more info

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Roy Rogers and the Gopher Creek Gunman (Roy Rogers Series #3)

By: Middleton, Don

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing: 1945

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 006451

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


248 pp., blue boards with title in red and black circled by a lasso. Whitman #2309. Pastedowns are black and white line drawings of Roy Rogers and his horse. This is an early reprint of the Whitman Authorized Edition published approximately 1950 (based on the latest publication date ofother books in ads at back. Last published Roy Rogers book listed is "Roy Rogers and the Outlaws of Sundown Valley." A little edgewear, top corners bumped. Text is yellowing, b... View more info

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Patrick and the Golden Slippers

By: Milhous, Katherine

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007448

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Yellow cloth with black lettering, unpaginated, numerous color and black/white/yellow illustrations. Signed by author on title page. Spine a bit shaken, sunned, corners worn, minor edge wear, some soiling and rubbing, front board bowed out at top and bottom. Gift inscrip on front end paper together with a drawing of an angel blowing a trumpet, names penciled on back end paper. Interior clean and unmarked. Patrick and his family live in a very small brick house by the... View more info

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Walt Disney's Bambi Gets Lost (Disney's Wonderful World of Reading Ser., No. 2)

By: Miller, A. G.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House Children's Books: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001374

ISBN: 0394825209

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping at top/bottom of spine. Some darkening to boards, especially to spine. Bambi and Thumper go out to play, but forget to stay close to home. Soon they are lost. Can their friends help them find their way back home? Color illustrations on every page. Est Level: Read Aloud, 1st grade.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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The House at Pooh Corner

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: $3.85

Publisher: New York, NY, Dell Yearling: 1981

Edition: 27th Edition; Twenty-Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 000991

ISBN: 0440737958

Condition: Fine


Slight shelf wear. Children and adults of all ages will love these charming tales of Winnie the Pooh and his friends Christopher Robin, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Kanga and Baby Roo. The classic pen & ink illustrations by Ernest Shepard we've all grown up loving. Est Level: 2nd - 6th grades and preschool read aloud.; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

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The Story of George Washington Carver

By: Moore, Eva

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1971

Edition: 27th Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 001096

Condition: Fair


Spine/covers somewhat creased, scuffed. Shelf wear, corners bumped, foxing. There is a 3/4" tear on the front cover about 2" from the top of the spine. It goes through the first 35 or so pages. "When he was seven years old, George had a secret garden in the woods. It was his plant hospital where he took care of sick and dying plants. He knew so much about plants that everyone called him The Plant Doctor. The Plant Doctor grew up to be the famous scie... View more info