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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. Corners bumped, a little edge wear, a little soiling to back cover and edges. Upper edge of the first few pages is a bit wav... View more info

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The Land of Wonders

By: Ellis, Edward S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1899

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 005802

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


261 pp., orange cloth boards with picture on front board in orange, green and black of a boy reading. Spine somewhat slanted, boards soiled, corners a little bumped, PO gift inscription inside dated 1911. Text is clean and unmarked. A tale for boys, written in 1899 by the prolific Edward Ellis, which continues the adventures of young Jack Winch and his uncle, Senor Alfredo Alfiero, that began in "Through Jungle and Wilderness." Age Level: Grades 4-8; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 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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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

The Little Colonel's House Party

By: Johnston, Annie Fellows

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page and Company: 1909

Seller ID: 005837

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


264 pp. plus 10 pp of publisher's advertisements. Beige pictorial cloth boards with orange lettering and orange, olive and beige drawing of children on front. Spine somewhat slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and chipping, address sticker inside front board, bookstore sticker inside back board. Glossy black and white frontispiece and internal illustrations tipped in. An attractive copy. "Joyce returns from The Giant Scissors along with Malcolm and Keith, from Two Little Knights of Kentucky. They are joined by new characters, among them Betty and Eugenia, who will also become ... View more info

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The Littles to the Rescue

By: Peterson, John

Price: $3.95

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

Edition: 27th Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 000697

Condition: Good


Cover somewhat creased, a little darkening, corners bumped. Some foxing. Waterstain on the lower right corner that extends through the whole book. Cute pencil drawings illustrate this charming tale of the further adventures of the Littles and the Biggs. Est Level: 3rd - 6th grades.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Lone Ranger

By: Dubois, Gaylord (based on the Famous Radio Adventure Series By Fran Striker)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 006419

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


218 pp., beige cloth boards with red lettering. First book in "The Lone Ranger" series. Front board has silhouetted figure of a cowboy on a horse with a mountainous backdrop. The title page lists both Dubois and Fran Striker while the front board and spine lists Striker. Thus this would be either a second or a third printing, according to "Firsts Magazine." Boards and spine have a few worn places, exposing cloth texture, corners bumped, some edgewear. Webbing exposed between half-title page and tipped in glossy frontispiece. Text is clean and unmarked.; 6¾" - 7¾"... 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 first published in 1919 and is one of Baum's fourteen wonderful Oz books which have delighted children of all ages for the past ... View more info

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

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1966

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 006703

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


167 pp. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine and figure of a boy on the front board opening a door. Spine very slightly slanted and sunned with a very tiny tear at top, corners lightly bumped, PO name inside. DJ in protective plastic wrap. DJ spine has 1/4" piece missing from bottom edge, 3/8" chip at top, tiny chips at flap ends, two small tears and 1" tear, spine is lightly worn and a bit sunned. Text is bright and clean. A very nice copy of this children's favorite. Listed as #6 in the Narnia series. How Aslan created Narnia and gave the gift of spee... View more info

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

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Trophy: 2002

Seller ID: 008114

ISBN: 0064471101

Condition: Very Good


Corners slightly bumped, binding tight. A bright, attractive copy. 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 next door to one another in a street of old tall London houses. Exploring on a wet cold afternoon, they discover a little door in an attic which leads to a long dark corridor connecting their two homes. That is how they stumble on to the... 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 Midnight Beast

By: Parker, Richard

Price: $4.85

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000983

Condition: Fine


Slight shelf wear, some darkening on back cover. "Something in the silent night wakens Barry . . . something outside the bedroom window. Softly he steals to the window -- and sees a huge shape just beyond the front gate! Slowly it moves toward him, its great eyes glowing in the night. . . " Original Title: Lion at Large. Pen & ink illustrations. Est level: 3rd - 6th grades.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Midnight Beast

By: Parker, Richard

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Scholastic, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 004567

Condition: Very Good-


Original title: "Lion at Large." Slight shelf wear, 1/4" tear on back cover & last page, PO name blacked out. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked. Pen and ink illustrations. "Something in the silent night wakens Barry . . . something outside the bedroom window. Softly he steals to the window -- and sees a huge shape just beyond the front gate! Slowly it moves toward him, its great eyes glowing in the night. . . " Original Title: Lion at Large. Pen & ink illustrations. Est level: 3rd - 6th grades.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Mysterious Shrinking House

By: Curry, Jane Louise

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000965

Condition: Good+


Covers show some creasing, chipping, a few scuffs. Top right corner of cover is chipped and some pages creased slightly at that corner. "Mindy found the miniature house hidden in the attic of the old barn. It was so perfect it looked like a real house -- that had somehow shrunk. But she never guessed its terrible secret -- or that she herself would be trapped inside!" Original title: Mindy's Mysterious Miniature. Pen & ink illustrations. Est level: 4th - 8th grades.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Mystery of Glengary Castle (Robin Kane Series #3)

By: Hill, Eileen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing: 1966

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 006148

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


190 pp., pictorial cover with no jacket, apparently as issued. Edgewear, one corner chipped, PO name inside. Full-page black, blue and white illustrations throughout text. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. Robin and her friends take on the ghostly mystery of the local "castle." Age Level: Grades 3-7; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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The Mystery of the Laughing Dinosaur (The Bobbsey Twins Ser., No. 8)

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Pocket Books: 1987

Seller ID: 000744

ISBN: 0671435876

Condition: Good+


Covers somewhat creased, several small (1/4 inch) tears at edges, some foxing but pages in good condition. Owner's nameplate inside front cover. "When the Bobbsey Twins set off to visit a famous museum in Washington, D.C., they find themselves on the trail of an intriguing mystery that begins with a laughing dinosaur!" Children will love this detective classic. Est Level: 2nd - 6th grades; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 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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The Proud Eagles

By: Patchett, Mary

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: 1960

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003489

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, owner's name on front end paper. Jacket shows edge wear and chipping, some rubbing and darkening, 2" tear at base of front cover along hinge. Text clean and unmarked. "Miss Patchett knows more about wedgetail eagles than most anybody else in the world. The first twenty years of her life were spent in the Australian bush, where she developed a passionate interest in the wildlife of her country. Using this knowledge, she has drawn a picture of a bush family living amidst the haggard and spectral beauty of a wild country. She has also... View more info