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Image for <b> George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War </b><br>[Espionage] [Children's]

George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War
[Espionage] [Children's]

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, National Geographic Children's Books,: 2004.

Seller ID: 008598

ISBN: 0792251261<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


The compelling narrative reveals the surprising role played by the first commander-in-chief, General George Washington in the War of Independence.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership

By: Arundel, Louis [pseudonym of George Rathborne]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago:, M. A. Donahue & Company,: 1913.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 009231

Condition: Very Good


Motor Boat Boys Series #5. A series of adventure books featuring six teen-aged boys and their adventures on various waterways. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, Three color front pictorial and spine decoration clean and vivid. 8vo; 231 pages with publisher adverts. 7 5/8 inches tall View more info

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Paddington Treasury

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,: 1999.

Seller ID: 006402

ISBN: 0395905079<br>

Condition: Near Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This treasury marks Paddington's 40th year in America, with a comprehensive collection of Sir Michael Bond's beloved stories. Peggy Fortnum's line drawings have been watercolored by her step-granddaughter Caroline Nuttall-Smith, who was not yet born when the books were first published. No Flaws or Blemishes except small tear on pg. 3. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Paddington Takes the Air

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1971.

Edition: First Edition - Fifth Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 008416

ISBN: 0395109094

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The friendly bear from deepest, darkest Peru—with his old hat, battered suitcase (complete with a secret compartment, enabling it to hold more items than it would at first appear),duffel coat and love of marmalade—has become a classic character from English children's literature.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Pardon Me Sir, But Is My Eye Hurting Your Elbow?

By: Booker, Bob & Foster, George - Editors

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Bernard Geis: 1968

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009792

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor shelf handling and has toned a bit on the top edge. 8vo; 9.75 inches tall; 170 pages. First edition, First printing. Illustrations by Mort Drucker. Contributions from writers Gregory Corso, Bruce Jay Friedman, Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Gold, Arthur Kopit, Jack Richardson, Philip Roth, Robert Paul Smith, Ter... View more info

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The Flying Inn

By: Chesterton, G.K. [Gilbert Keith]

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London:, Methuen & CO.,: 1946.

Edition: 14th Printing.

Seller ID: 009027

Condition: Very Good.


The Flying Inn is set in a future England where the Temperance movement has allowed a bizarre form of "Progressive" Islam to dominate the political and social life of the country. The novel includes the poem, The Rolling English Road. The poem was first published under the title A Song of Temperance Reform in the New Witness. Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allego... View more info

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Christine

By: Cholmondeley, Alice

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillian Company,: 1917.

Edition: Early Printing of First Edition.

Seller ID: 001292


Green cloth covered boards. spine title in stamped gilt, past-on title to front. Bindings firm and square, light shelf wear. clean text. 8vo; 7 5/8 inches tall. 240 pages plus 6 pages of publisher's advertisements. August printing as 1st was in July. View more info

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Little Navajo Bluebird.

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wisconsin:, E. M. Hale,: 1943

Seller ID: 002061


Brown cloth covered boards with titles in a blue box. Decoration of Navajo girl in bark brown. Bindings firm, light shelf wear. Some hand soiling. Text clean.Library bound has stamp of a school on front end page. Title of subject "Indian" on front free endpage. No other ownership marks.....9 inches tall. 143 pages.Published same year as the 1st Edition. E. M. Hale with permission from The Viking Press, 1943. The beautiful rhythms of the Navajo life in R... View more info

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...Santiago

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 003531


Review on Viking stationary [unsigned] laid-in. Tan cloth covered boards with red titles and decorations. Full color decorated endpages. Top edge stained red. Bindings square and tight. Minor bump lower front corner. Minimal handling wear Dust jacket with the price of $2.75 Has light war to corners and spine tips. Now in new clear Mylar sleeve. Ann Nolan Clark, ( 1896 -1995) was an American writer who won the 1953 Newbery Medal. She published 31 books, all re... View more info

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A City in Winter

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking/Ariel: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010112

ISBN: 0670868434

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes to note; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. World Fantasy Award Winner Best Novella. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Flames of Time [Historical Fiction] [Spanish Florida]

By: Kendrick, Baynard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribne''s Sons: 1948

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009626

Condition: Near Fine


Kendrick's first work of historical fiction, taking place in Florida during the period 1787 to 1812. Orphan Artillery Ames is raised and rigorously educated and trained by outlaw Dan McKetch before going to live in an Indian village after rescuing the Indian prince Hasse Micco. When McKetch is betrayed to the Spaniards, Artillery lends his allegiance to the U.S. in fighting the Spanish. The action takes place in the Jacksonville / St Augustine region of east coast Florid... View more info

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The Magic of the Circus
[pop-up book]

By: Kubasta, V. [Vojtech]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Derrydale Books / Distributed by Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: First US Editiion

Seller ID: 009564

ISBN: 051748305X

Condition: Very Good


Originally published in Czechoslovakia. Vojtech Kubasta was born in Vienna. His family moved to Prague when he was four years old and he lived there his entire life. He demonstrated his artistic talent at the age of four. He had a great desire to become an artist. His father, however, had different goals for his son. He wanted him to study law. Nevertheless, the young Vojtech persisted with his aspiration to become an artist and, eventually, his father agr... View more info

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Appointment in Samarra

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Author’s Signature on half-title page with date

Seller ID: 009369

Condition: Very Good


Author’s Signature on half-title page with date and inscription. First Edition, First Printing with notice tipped to dedication leaf. John O’Hara’s first novel; No. 22 on the Modern Library's list of the best 100 novels of the 20th century and placed on Time Magazine's list of top 100 novels written in English since 1923.O’Hara is particularly well-known for his uncanny ear for dialogue. Writer Fran Lebowitz called him "the real F. S... View more info

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Postman Joe. A Blackberry Farm Book.

By: Pilgrim, Jane

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago:, The Potato Press,: 1973.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004569


Postman Joe is a cheerful Robin who lived at Blackberry Farm. The farm people called him Postmanhj Joe because he brought their letters, and told them all the news. He lived in an old kettle and has encountered at the farm, with Mrs. Squirrel, Ernest Owl, Mrs. Nibble (the Rabbit), and Henry the Pig. A delightful story and the illustrations are fantastic.[AZ]> Orange cloth covered boards with white color illustrations. Bindings firm. Light wear. Some aging to th... View more info

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The Christmas Alphabet
[Pop-up Book]

By: Sabuda, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Orchard Books,: 1994.

Edition: First Edition - Second Printing.

Seller ID: 007469

ISBN: 0531068579

Condition: Fine


Robert Sabuda is a leading children's pop-up book artist and paper engineer. His books, have been well received and critically acclaimed. Twenty-six intricate paper fold-outs, in pastel cards mounted in a red hardcover binding, Minimal handling, most "letters" have never been opened. Still Giftable. This TRUE First Edition - Second Printing predates the limited edition of 1996 and later Scholastic printing. Each letter of the alphabet has its o... View more info

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Falling Up

By: Silverstein, Shel

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins Publishers: 1996

Seller ID: 009411

ISBN: 0060248025

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price. 9 inches tall; 176 pages, Index and Illustrated. View more info

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The Red Pony

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York:, The Viking Press,: 1945.

Edition: 1st Hardcover Illustrated Edition, Variant 2 (Kingsport Press imprint).

Seller ID: 008652


Four different stories about Jody and his life on his father's California ranch. Other main characters include Carl Tiflin - Jody's father; Billy Buck - an expert in horses and a working hand on the ranch; Mrs. Tiflin - Jody's mother; Jody's grandfather - Mrs. Tiflin's father, who has a history of crossing the Oregon Trail, and enjoys telling stories about his experiences; and Gitano - an old man who wishes to die at the Tiflin ranch.. Throughout his career John S... View more info

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The Hundred Secret Senses

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, G. P. Putnam's Sons,: 1995>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: .<b>SIGNED by the Author on the title page.<br></b

Seller ID: 008607

ISBN: 0399141146

Condition: Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket


The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe). Set in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's The Hundred Secret Senses is a tale of American assumptions shaken by Chinese ghosts and broadened with hope.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price of $24.95 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 358 pages. View more info

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Shaft
[Books to Film]

By: Tidyman , Ernest

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009703

Condition: Near Fine


Who's the black private dick. That's a sex machine to all the chicks? (Shaft)You're damn right. [Isaac Hayes] The back of the dust jacket describes the main character John Shaft: "Who the hell does he think he is, this blackface Bogart who says the Revolution is a new way to chase chicks, the Mafia is made of meatballs and life is going to screw you if you don't get to it first? Who? John Shaft, private investigator, a man so cool his blood runs ice." ------ The ... View more info