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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, Terry Southern and Arnold Weinstein to this original screenplay. ------ REF: Salzman, 139 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 Red Rocks Country of Arizona for a young girl named Doli, who must face the outer world in this coming of age story. 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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Sick Puppy

By: Hiaasen, Carl

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010435

ISBN: 0679454454

Condition: New


SIGNED by the Author; No Personalization; First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes."Carl Hiaasen once again produces a devilishly funny caper. In Sick Puppy, he shows himself to be a comic writer at the peak of his powers." -- Publisher's Weekly 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 agreed that his son could become an architect. The study of architecture, at that time, was considered more of an artistic under... View more info

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Appointment in Samarra

By: O'Hara, John

Price: $1,400.00

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. Housed in a custom clamshell box 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. Scott Fitzgerald" and John Updike has likened him to Chekhov.The novel is about the se... 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 the front. Text clean minor age toning. View more info

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The Kindred of the Wild. A Book of Animal Life

By: Roberts, Charles G. D.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Stitt Publishing Company: 1905

Seller ID: 008235

Condition: Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, some rubbing on edges. Previous owner's stamp on front free end[page. 8vo; 7.5 inches tall. 374 pages. Numerous plates by Charles Livingston Bull. Early Reprint. Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, was a Canadian poet and prose writer who is known as the Father of Canadian Poetry. He was "almost the first Canadian author to obtain worldwide reputation and influence; he was also a tireless promoter and encourager of Canadian literature. 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 own pop-up; each is perfectly intact, all mechanisms function well. 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 Steinbeck had an easier relationship with the reading public than the critics. Readers liked the accessibility of his prose. H... 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 novel, written in 1970, became an iconic and oft referenced and recreated movie in 1971. Shaft was one of the first blaxploit... View more info

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Ten Thousand Islands (Doc Ford #7)

By: White, Randy Wayne

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010921

ISBN: 0399146202

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author on title page with no inscription. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Of all the writers currently exploiting the Florida mayhem boom, only White can claim to have created a series hero, marine biologist Marion "Doc" Ford, to match Hemingway's memorable outdoorsmen and John D. MacDonald's much-missed Travis McGee. [PW] View more info