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Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 4)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 1994

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 Paravel, where animals talk, where magical things happen ... And where the adventure begins. " Peter, Susan, Edmund,... 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: 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. ; Wraparound 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 talking horse and a boy prince saved Narnia from invasion." "Their shared adventures take them to the city of Tash... View more info

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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: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8778

ISBN: 0064471101

Condition: Very Good


Corners are bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Volumes 1 and 2 (only) have a slight spine slant and creasing. ; A nice seven-volume mass market 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 Cliff Nielson, internal illustrations by Pauline Baynes. ; Nania; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; The Magician's Nephew (Book 1) : "When Digory and Polly try to return the wicked witch Jadis to her own world, the magic g... View more info

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia Book 3)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 2005

Edition: Forty-Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 8779

ISBN: 0064471071

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, small label on back cover. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Cover art by Cliff Nielsen, interior illustrations by Pauline Baynes. ; Narnia; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 271 pages; Book 5 in The Chronicles of Narnia. "Lucy and Edmund, accompanied by their peevish cousin Eustace, sail to the land of Narnia where Eustace is temporariily transformed into a green dragon because of his selfish behavior and skepticism." " Narnia . . . Where a dragon awakens . . . Where stars walk the earth . . . Where anything can happen. &#... View more info

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The Silver Chair (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 6)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $4.35

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 2005

Seller ID: 8780

ISBN: 0064471098

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. ; New cover art by Cliff Nielsen, with the original illustrations by Pauline Baynes. ; Narnia; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 257 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 Narnia with school friend Jill Pole, he discovers that seventy years have gone by there. King Caspian is now an old man.. His son, Prince Rilian, is lost, and Eustace and Jill are asked to find him. " Narnia is in peril, and only Eus... View more info

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The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia Book 3)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $4.44

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1975

Edition: Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 8782

Condition: Good+


Corners bumped, light reading crease, a little edge wear and a couple creases to front cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Pictures are adapted from the illustrations by Pauline Baynes. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 217 pages; "How a talking horse and a boy prince saved Narnia from invasion." "Their shared adventures take them to the city of Tashbaan in disguise (Bree is disguised as a pack horse), where Shasta is mistaken for a truant prince, and on an endless ride by burning day and silvery night over the desert to Narnia, where Shas... View more info

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The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 1)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: London, Fontana Lions: 1987

Edition: Eighteenth Printing

Seller ID: 8783

ISBN: 0006716679

Condition: Good


Ex-library with the usual stamps and markings, light reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. A solid copy. ; While originally published later, the author intended this to be the first in his recommended reading order. ; Narnia; Ex-Library; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 171 pages; How Aslan created Narnia and gave the gift of speech to its animals. "'This is a very important story,' the author explains at the start, 'because it shows how all the comings and goings between our own world and the land of Narnia first began.' Two children, Polly and Digory, live... View more info

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Nania #2)

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 1994

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8784

ISBN: 0064471047

Condition: Very Good-


Corners bumped, a little edge wear, owner's name stamped inside cover. ; With this Harper printing, "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" is listed as the second book in the Narnia series, following "The Magician's Nephew." Previously, U. S. Editions had shown this as the first book in this classic and delightful children's series. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 206 pages; "Narnia . . . The land beyond the wardrobe, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy . . . The place where the adventure begins. Lucy is the first to find the secret of the ... View more info

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Out of the Silent Planet

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Publishing: 1982

Edition: Thirty-Second Printing

Seller ID: 8785

ISBN: 0020868804

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly creased and slanted, light reading crease, some edge wear and rubbing, owner's name inside cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Publishing date not listed but this is from the early 1980s. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 160 pages; The first book of C. S. Lewis's famous Space Trilogy which is followed by Perelandra and That Hideous Strength. The protagonists of the series, philologist Ransom, Devine and physicist Dr. Weston are introduced when Devine and Weston kidnap Ransom and take him to Malacandra (Mars). View more info

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The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 7)

By: Lewis, C.S.

Price: $4.25

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. ; Narnia; 6¾" - 7¾" 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 Unicorn says that humans are brought to Narnia when Narnia is stirred and upset. And Narnia is in trouble now. A false Asla... 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 you must say goodbye . . . And where the adventure begins again. The Unicorn says that humans are brought to Narnia when... View more info

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The Last Battle (Chronicles of Narnia, Book 7)

By: Lewis, C.S.

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1989

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 8781

ISBN: 0590406019

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, owner's name inside front cover. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; Pictures are adapted from Pauline Bayne's delightful illustrations. ; Narnia; 5¾" - 6¾" 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 Unicorn says that humans are brought to Na... 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 moon and stars, a trumpet-shaped flower, and a ladybug and her companions.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 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-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 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 hole under the fence and go for a walk in the wide, wide world, but when they get to the top of the hill only four of them are t... 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 the mine? The unmasking of the Piper's Ghost and a daring rescue from the blazing mine climax this story of suspense." ... 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 room that Victoria made her wish, to learn to ride a horse. And it was here that she and her cousin Alexander rode with the ... 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 a retelling, with simple reverence, of the immortal story of Easter Week -- the story of Christ from Palm Sunday to the Resu... 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 with upper edge of flaps. Overall a good, well-read copy. "The summer that young Dave Foster went to work on his unc... View more info