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The Starlight Princess and Other Princess Stories

By: Annie Dalton [reteller]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, DK CHILDREN: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011670

ISBN: 0789426323

Condition: Fine


A collection of various classic Princess tales from different parts of the world and different time periods features enchanting embroidered illustrations which bring each story to vivid life, making them a delight for parents and children alike.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 4to; 11 inches tall; 104 pages; Illustrated with embroidery designs by artist Belinda Downes. View more info

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Jaglon and the Tiger Fairies

By: Baum, L. Frank [Jack Snow]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011139

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Binding A. Bienvenue & Schmidt, p. 256. Illustrations by Dale Ulrey. 4to; 10.5 inches tall; Original green cloth, a pictorial label on the front cover. Carefully handled; Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, Moderate shelf handling wear with corner rubs. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. In addition to his popular and successful land of Oz stories L. Frank Baum wrote a number of animal stories in 1905, which he called "animal fairy stories". His animals contain magic drawn from their wilderness. This tale is an extended version of t... 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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Poems of Childhood

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Seller ID: 011861

Condition: Very Good


Expanded Edition. First Edition, thus 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; pp. x, 199, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and Maxfield Parrish illustration mounted on front, 8 illustrated plates by Parrish. This edition was an expansion of the 1904 first edition, with added poetry The surreal endpage illustrations -- with a boy battling a giant who is riding an apparently cooked red lobster. Bound in black cloth with pictorial paper label on the front board portraying a Maxfield Parrish illustration. Text on heavy rag paper, deckled at fore-edges. Clean and bright. Bindings square and ... 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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Star of the North

By: Francis William Sullivan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1916

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 002518

Condition: Very Good


First Edition First Printing. 8vo; 7.5 inches tall, 379 pages with 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Forest green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles on the spine. Front board has raised decorations of trees and a gilt box with titles above an emblem of stamped gilt snow shoes. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings firm though there is a small shelf lean. Light shelf wear with pushed lower spine, and small rubs to corners. Text clean and bright. Bookplate of a bookstore lending library on front free endpage and evidence of removal on endpages. No other marks. View more info

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The Wind in the Willows

By: Grahame, Kenneth ; Introduction by Alan Bennett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1995

Seller ID: 011878

Condition: Near Fine


The stories of Ratty, Toad and Badger. "One of the central classics of children's fiction, was Grahame's fourth book It began life as a series of bedtime stories told to his son Alastair, known as Mouse the first of these was told on Mouse's fourth birthday.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Unread. Slipcase has light sun-fading on top edge. Minor spine tip fraying. View more info

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Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chicago & New York, M. A. Donohue: 1934

Seller ID: 011209

Condition: Very Good


In this adventure the Raggedys meet Little Weakie, Mr. and Mrs. Cookie, the Snitznoodle, the inflatable Hungry Howloon and the ill-tempered Hookie-the-Goblin. ------- Ref. Hall 162. First reprint edition from Volland plates. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. 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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Fish Soup

By: Le Guin, Ursula

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011597

ISBN: 0689317336

Condition: Fine


The setting of this social allegory is a far-off land of romance, in a literary sense. It is a story of mysterious events and idealized love. Black-and-white drawings on a pale yellow background portray realistic humans set in a folkloric environment. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has mild age toning with light shelf handling. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; 32 pages; illustrated by Patrick Wynne. View more info

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Happy New Year

By: Liang, Yen

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010813

Condition: Very Good


Dee-dee and his sister, Bao, have fun celebrating their Chinese New Year street festivals and parades, family ceremonies and a dazzling midnight firework display are presented with double-page spreads in brown, slate and Chinese red, with very strong emphasis on design. [Kirkus] First Edition, First Printing. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. There is a streak top to bottom on front. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has toned with edge chipping and small loss near the spine and lower front co... View more info

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Hello Alaska.
[Kurt Wiese]

By: Litchfield, Sarsh.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Chicago:, Albert Whitman & Company,: 1951.

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 004543


Ex. Library. Bindings sound. Text clean but for library stamps/blacked out. Wear to edges. View more info

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Little Faces from Far Places [7 Unused/Uncut Paper Dolls]

By: Nordell, Julia

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010953

Condition: Near Fine


An American Girl Traveling Across Europe in 1933 with Untouched Paper Doll Cutouts. First Edition, First Printing. With seven full-color paper dolls of Joanna and her friends in national costume never cut. A near-fine copy of a striking book.Original black cloth spine, color pictorial paper boards with "porthole" cut-out to upper board, color pictorial endpapers. Color illustrations throughout, seven full-page international paper dolls printed in full color. Light edgewear, corners bumped. Quarto, 11.5 x 8.25: 78 pages. First edition of this vividly illustrated children's travel... View more info

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Nursery Friends From France

By: Olive Beaupre Miller: Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, The Book House for Children: 1927

Seller ID: 011671

Condition: Very Good


Second Printing. 11 1/8 inches tall. 191 pages. Light blue cloth covered boards, titles stamped in gilt. Front full color paste-on. Older tape repair on left edge of Paste-on. Decorated map end-pages. Fully illustrated in color. View more info

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Buffalo Bill

By: Parin d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1952

Seller ID: 010954

Condition: Very Good


Early Printing of the First Edition. The life story of Buffalo Bill Cody, The famous buffalo hunter, plainsman, Wild West showman attractively presented for children. Pictorial boards bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped has toned with wear and a small loss on spine. Gift inscription on front endpage. Each page illustrated alternating between color and b/w. 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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In Wheelabout and Cockalone

By: Rhys, Grace

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011019

Condition: Very Good


The story of little Maggie her wicked stepmother the fairies and Rabjibooli the Imp and of all the surprising things that happened to them in Cockalone and Wheelabout Woods. [PW Advert] First American Edition, printed from English sheets. 8vo; 9 inches tall; 239 pages. Decoratively bound in green cloth with a pictorial pastedown to the front cover. All four color plates by Margaret W. Tarrant are present in this antique fairy book. The text is further enhanced with line drawings by Megan Rhys. This book shows very nicely, with some indications of age and wear, including shelf we... View more info

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A Year with the Fairies
[Illustrations: M. T. (Penny) Ross]

By: Scott, Anna M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago:, P. F. Volland & Co.,: 1914.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005013

Condition: Very Good


A picture book of fairy folk with a poem for each picture very attractively made on thick coated paper with good plates It takes the fairies through the year and shows how they provide good fun for children. Bound in salmon paper-covered boards and gray cloth spine. The front cover has a pictorial design in several colors depicting a fairy balancing a pole with lanterns at the ends. Moderate external wear, with light soiling to the covers and very minor loss of color at the tips of the corners. Binding is firm and square. Text clean. Date on top front-free end page. The volume... View more info

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Ozoplaning With the Wizard of Oz

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly [L. Frank Baum]

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011831

Condition: Very Good


Adventures in Stratovania and on Red Mountain, reached by the Wizard's magical ozoplanes. First printing, with 16-page gatherings, stitching visible between; first state dust jacket. Illustrated in black & white by John R. Neill. Red-orange cloth, color pictorial label, spine titled in black; color pictorial dust jacket. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall 272 pp. The thirty-third Oz book and Thompson's nineteenth. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear foxing on top of text block. Dust Jacket is first state with this title as ... View more info

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Stuart Little

By: White, E. B.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011765

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing with the code 'I-U' First State Jacket [The jacket is the exact same size as the book.] Near Fine in a Good Dust Jacket. The author's first book for children. Beige cloth stamped and lettered in white and green, pictorial jacket, pictorial endpapers. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket with price of $2.00 on jacket flap scored out with pencil. is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. A few chips and tears to jacket, spine darkened; light bumps and rubbing at spine ends. 8vo; 8.25 inches t... View more info