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Image for <b>Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership</b>

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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What's Inside A Pirate Ship?

By: Backpack Books

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Backpack Books: 2005

Seller ID: 010843

ISBN: 0760768099

Condition: New


The pages of this book are like the decks of a pirate ship. Look through the holes to find out what's underneath each one. Meet the Captain and crew as you travel down through the layers until you reach the seabed itself. You can even find out where the pirates store their treasure.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 12 inches tall. View more info

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The Penderwicks. A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

By: Birdsall, Jeanne

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010420

ISBN: 0375831436

Condition: New


No Flaws of Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Tenth Printing. National Book Award Seal Attached. 262 pages. Deliciously nostalgic and quaintly witty, this is a story as breezy and carefree as a summer day. View more info

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Stories for Little Children

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010204

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's tan cloth with stamped navy blue titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor handling wear with small wear at spine tips and along the top edge. Oblong quarto: 8 by 7.25 inches; 48 unnumbered pages. Illustrated by Wenda Yap. -Pearl S. Buck, (1892 -1973) American author noted for her novels of life in China. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. Pearl Buck began to write in the twenties; her first novel, ... View more info

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The Adventures of Peter Cottontail. The Bedtime Story-Books Series

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1941

Seller ID: 010938

Condition: Very Good


Reprint Edition newly illustrated by Harrison Cady. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve; show edge and corner wear, displays nicely. 7.5 inches tall, 192 pages. View more info

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Slav Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen

By: Chodsko, Alex; Translated from the Frebch by Emily J. Harding

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, A. L. Burt Company,: [No date; circa 1900].

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007058


Contains seventeen stories, some in several parts: titles include The Abode of the Gods, The Maid with the Hair of Gold, The Spirit of the Steppes and Imperishable. From the French of Aleksander Borejko Chodzko (1804 - 1891) who was a Polish poet, Slavist, and Iranologist. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8vo; 7.5 inches tall. 327 pages; plus a 4-page publisher's catalog. 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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The Night Before Christmas

By: Clement C. Moore ; Animated by Meg Wohlberg

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York:, Crown Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010967

Condition: Very Good


Features brightly colored pictorial paper-covered boards. Very rare in this condition. The 'animated pictures' are by Meg Wohlberg the pop-ups/mechanicals are intact and working, and the Christmas tree ribbon is present. First Edition, First Printing. [thus]Spiral Binding. Unpaginated, 16 pages plus endpages. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; 7 inches wide. The book shows very well, with minimal indications of age/wear, including mild shelf wear and rubbing, with minor loss to the head and foot of the spine. Text and illustrations are clear and vibrant on lightly age toned pages. All mechanicals ... View more info

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Llama Llama Misses Mama

By: Dewdney, Anna

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin USA: 2009

Seller ID: 010844

ISBN: 0670061980

Condition: New


It's Llama Llama's first day of preschool! And Llama Llama's mama makes sure he's ready. They meet the teachers. See the other children. Look at all the books and games. But then it's time for Mama to leave. And suddenly Llama Llama isn't so excited anymore. Will Mama Llama come back?No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates.

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1935.

Seller ID: 002784


Black cloth covered boards with front color paste-on. Bindings square and tight, Front pictorial has rubbing. Text clean light even toning. Top edge stain, decorated endpages. View more info

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The Very Quiet Cricket

By: Eric Carle

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, World of Eric Carle: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010947

ISBN: 0399218858

Condition: New


Typical of Carle's style, the language is simple, with rhythm, repetition, and alliteration to delight young listeners. Painted collage illustrations are lavish and expressive. School Library Journal.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Olivia Helps with Christmas

By: Falconer, Ian

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010845

ISBN: 1416907866

Condition: New


Everyone's favorite Caldecott honor-winning porcine and #1 Kris Cringle enthusiast is helping to make the season brighter than ever. Christmas is coming, and Olivia is incredibly busy. She has to wait for Santa, make sure dad sets up the tree, wait for Santa, watch mom make the Christmas dinner, wait for Santa, oversee the care with which the stockings are hung and, of course, OPEN HER PRESENTS! Do you see how hard it is to be so helpful during the holidays!No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Olivia Goes to Venice

By: Falconer, Ian

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010846

ISBN: 1416996745

Condition: New


Olivia tops her past ventures and escapades when she convinces her family to spend spring vacation in Venice. They wander over many bridges, are enchanted by the beautiful palazzos on the Grand Canal, and feed the pigeons. The pigs consume numerous gelatos and almost sink a gondola from the extra weight they've put on. Charcoal and gouache illustrations and photos of the city are digitally enhanced.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Mona Minim and the Smell of the Sun

By: Frame, Janet

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009760

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear no chipping or tears. 8vo; 9.5 by 7.25 inches; 94 pages. noted illustrator and noted New Zealand author. View more info

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Chester the Little Pony [Rand McNally Giant Book]

By: Gunder, Eman

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1958

Seller ID: 010936

Condition: Very Good


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean. Moderate shelf handling wear. A bit of sun-darkening to boards and minor hand-soil. Gift inscription on the top of front endpage. 28 pages each with a full color illustration. Endpages also decorated. 12.75 inches tall. Third Printing.Illustrations by Clare McKinley. A classic vintage book typical of the 1950's America, Gives a picture into what 1940s-50s were like for families, attitudes, interests of readers. Vivid bright illustration graces the text. View more info

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Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time

By: Gurney, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Turner Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010908

ISBN: 1878685236

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has aged on theinside which does not show. A sweet, visually attractive utopian fantasy about an island where humans and dinosaurs not to mention mammoths, flying reptiles, and exotic plants live together in peace. View more info

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Albino Animals

By: Halls, Kelly Milner

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Darby Creek Publishing: 2004

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010893

ISBN: 1581960123

Condition: New


SIGNED by the Author on the title page with no inscription. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Discover more about the special challenges faced by albino animals that exist in virtually every species on Earth. Vivid photography of unusual albino animals gives this book strong appeal. 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 Bobbsey Twins in the Country

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Seller ID: 010965

Condition: Very Good


Later Printing, Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, with age-toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and the only flaw is some toning. A very nice and collectible copy. Previous owner's bookplate. 7 5/8 inches tall. 218 pages. Bobbsey Twins #2 originally issued in 1907. This copy probably printed in 947. The second book in The Bobbsey Twins series finds the two sets of twins experiencing life in the country during the first part of their summer vacation from school. Their stay with their aunt, uncle and cousins on their... View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins or Merry Days Indoors and Out

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Seller ID: 010966

Condition: Very Good


Later Printing, Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, with age-toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and the only flaw is some toning. Previous owner's book plate. A very nice and collectible copy. Previous owner's bookplate. 7 5/8 inches tall. 218 pages.Bobbsey Twins #1 originally issued in 1904. This copy probably printed in 1947. ---------- The Bobbsey Twins are the principal characters of what was, for many years, the Stratemeyer Syndicate's longest-running series of children's novels, penned under the pseudonym Laura Lee Ho... View more info