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The Purple Dragon And Other Fantasies

By: Baum, L. Frank (Selected and Annotated by David L. Greene)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lakemont, GA, Fictioneer Books Ltd.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38191

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Includes a tipped in bookplate with a facsimile signature of L. Frank Baum and an authentic signature of Tim Kirk and David L. Greene. The book is in Fine condiiton and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. "In declining health, Baum underwent gall bladder surgery in 1918. He spent the last year of his life confined in bed, never fully recovering from the operation. Just days before his birthday, Frank Baum died on May 6, 1919, at his home in Hollywood, California. Glinda of Oz was the last title he wrote for the Oz series. While the nation mourned this great storyteller, Baum's... View more info

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Linda's Air Mail Letter

By: Bell, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Follett Publishing Company: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36733

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing, several small edge tears and one large patch of rubbing and wear to the top front panel. View more info

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The Strange Disappearance Of Arthur Cluck

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38094

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This copy has the proper price for a first edition (1.95) according to BaumgartenT. His book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has clipping to the bottom front corner (though not the price) and the spine ends and corners of the dust jacket has several tiny nicks and dings. "Benchley was the respected author of much children's fiction that provides readers an experience of certain animal species, historical settings, and so on (... View more info

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The Bears' Vacation

By: Berenstain, Stan and Jan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Beginner Books: 1968

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A37366

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and spots of wrinkling, along with spots of ground-in dirt. "Since the 1962 debut of the first Berenstain Bears book, The Big Honey Hunt, the series has grown to over 300 titles, which have sold approximately 260 million copies in 23 languages. The Berenstain Bears fran... View more info

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Children Of The Forest

By: Beskow, Elsa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Floris Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37692

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The white covers have spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there are small spots of dirt. "In 1894 Beskow started to contribute to the children's magazine Jultomten. Overall, she would publish some forty books with her own text and images. Beskow frequently combined reality with elements from the fairy tale worl... View more info

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The Great Big Paddington Book

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, William Collins + World Publishing Co.: 1977

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36472

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; This is a This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The top spine end of the book cover has chipped off and there is some light bumping to the other spine end and corners.. The text pages are clean and bright. This book includes the short pieces: Paddington in Print, Paddinton's Marmalade and Cinnamon Buns, Aunt Lucy's Poncho, The Portobello Road Mystery, Conjuring Tricks, How to make a Secret Compartment, Paddington takes the Biscuit, and, Paddington's Christmas Problem. In... View more info

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Paddington Bear And The Busy Bee Carnival

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38080

ISBN: 0060277653

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Paddington Bear is a fictional character in children's literature. He first appeared on 13 October 1958 in the children's book A Bear Called Paddington and has been featured in more than twenty books written by British author Michael Bond and illustrated by Peggy Fortnum and other artists. The friendly bear from Peru—with his old hat, battered suitcase (complete with a secret com... View more info

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A Sailor Boy with Dewey or Afloat in the Philippines

By: Bonehill, Captain Ralph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Geo. M. Hill Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36561

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and beginning fraying to the spine ends and corners. The spine of the book has some sunning / toning. The text pages are clean and bright. Another series in the Stratemeyer syndicate. "Edward L. Stratemeyer (October 4, 1862 – May 10, 1930) was an American publisher and writer of children's fiction. He was one of the most prolific writers in the world, producing in excess of 1,300 books himself, selling in excess of ... View more info

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Hippos Go Berserk

By: Boynton, Sandra

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36718

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is a small format paperback book. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a small nick / bump to the top rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Sandra Keith Boynton (born April 3, 1953) is an American humorist, songwriter, director, music producer, children's author and illustrator. Boynton has written and illustrated more than fifty books for both children and adults, as well as over four thousand greeting cards, and five music albums. She has a... View more info

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A Christmas Miracle And God Bless This House Two Ceremonies for Christmas Eve

By: Branch, Anna Hempstead

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Adelphi Company: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38414

Condition: Very Good+


frontispiece; SIGNED edition. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is some general rubbing to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, by the author, on the front endpaper. There is some ink blotted from the inscription onto the front pastedown page. "Branch's reputation was made with her next two collections, both heavily influenced by the work ... View more info

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Mr. Tall And Mr. Small

By: Brenner, Barbara

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Young Scott Books: 1966

Seller ID: A37446

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; Possible 1st edition - impossible to determine without the dust jacket. The book is in generally Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book covers have rubbing, bumping and wear to the spine ends and corners, along with a couple of beginning nick / tears to the bottom spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. "After working as an artist's agent for her husband, illustrator Fred Brenner, she decided to do some writing. Her first book, Somebody's Slippers, Somebody's Shoes, was published in 1957 and was based on her son's love for a pair of bunny... View more info

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Fungus The Boogeyman

By: Briggs, Raymond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1979

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36759

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is a tiny tear to the bottom front spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. "Raymond Redvers Briggs, CBE (born 18 January 1934) is an English illustrator, cartoonist, graphic novelist and author who has achieved critical and popular success among adults and children. He is best known in Britain for his story The Snowman, a book without words whose cartoon ad... View more info

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The So And So Family The Original Drawing Book of a Child of Nine

By: Brown, Ethel C. (with An Introduction by Abbie Farwell Brown)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37540

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong hardback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The rear book corners have some beginning spots of paper loss. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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My World (A Companion to Goodnight Moon)

By: Brown, Margaret Wise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New york, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: A36570

Condition: Fine


Color Illustrations; Originally published in 1949, the copyright was renewed in 1977 - this 2001 edition includes an updated color palette. This book is in Fine condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "My book. Mother's book. In my book I only look. The fire burns. The pages turn." "Brown's first published children's book was When the Wind Blew, published in 1937 by Harper & Brothers. Brown went on to develop her Here and Now stories, and later the Noisy Book series while employed as an editor at W. R. Scott. As edit... View more info

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Blow A Wild Bugle For Catfish Bend

By: Burman, Ben Lucien

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37357

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some beginning rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends and corners. "Ben Lucien Burman (December 12, 1896 – November 12, 1984) was an American author and journalist born in Covington, Kentucky. He also fought in both World War I and World War II, and graduate from Harvard University. He was married to Alice Caddy who illustrated many of his children's books, including his most popular books, t... View more info

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Andrew Henry's Meadow

By: Burn, Doris

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Weekly Reader: 1965

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: A38239

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing, especially the bottom edge. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are a couple of small spots of dirt throughout. The front pastedown page includes a previous owner's name and date. "Her oldest son, Mark Nathaniel Burn, was the inspiration for her first book, Andrew Henry's Meadow (1965) , the story of a boy who, ignored by his family, builds a ... View more info

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Hey! Get Off Our Train

By: Burningham, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1989

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36685

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning nicking. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a small rectangle of color loss to the front pastedown page where a previous owner's address label has been removed. "John Burningham (born 27 April 1936) is an English author and illustrator of children's books, especially picture books for young children. He lives in north London with his wif... View more info

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Ride A-cock Horse To Banbury Cross & A Farmer Went Trotting Upon His Grey Mare Part of the Randolph Caldecott's Picture Book Series

By: Caldecott, Randolph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Edmund Evans, Ltd.: 0

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: A37367

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; This copy is post 1917 and prior to 1940 (based on the printer information on the rear cover: "Printed and Copyrighted by Edmund Evans, Ltd. , Rose Place, Globe Road, London, E. I." ) The book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners have some light bumping and rubbing. The top spine end has a small edge nick. The text pages are clean and bright. The illustrations include alternating black and white and color illustrations. "Randolph Caldecott (22 March 1846 – 12 February 1886) was an English artist and illus... View more info

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Little Metzu The Japanese Boy

By: Campbell, Helen L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, David McKay Company: 1914

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A37864

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are a couple of spots of white discoloration to the covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and medium sized chips missing, mostly to the spine ends, corners and dust jacket edges. This book is a childrens with a number of black and white photographs that help children understand different countries ... View more info

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Trixie Belden And Mystery In Arizona

By: Campbell, Julie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1965

Seller ID: A38880

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a partial ink stamped number on the front endpaper. "Trixie Belden is the title character in a series of "girl detective" mysteries written between 1948 and 1986. The first six books were written by Julie Campbell Tatham, who also wrote the Ginny Gordon series; the stories were then continued by vari... View more info