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Lullaby

By: Aragon, Jane Chelsea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35824

ISBN: 0877015767

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. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. View more info

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The Blue Balloon

By: Asch, Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33317

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This is a very early Frank Asch title. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The white dust jacket has some ground-in dirt and some beginning tidemarking to the flap edges. This book is the fourth book written and illustrated by Frank Asch (following George's Store, etc). This book tells the story of a man and his balloon through their adventures together in a book completely without words. Strangely, the balloon is green in color, though the blue ... View more info

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Elsie Times Eight

By: Babbitt, Natalie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books for Children: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34275

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color 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. There is a light scrape to the bottom front spine joint. "Fairy godmothers are supposed to set things right, but Elsie's fairy godmother sometimes sets things wrong. When she changes one Elsie into eight, the results make a mess for everyone, from Elsie's cat right on up to the Mayor." "The Babbitts collaborated to create The Forty-ninth Magician, a picture book that he wrote and she illustrated, publishe... View more info

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Changes

By: Browne, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New york, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33330

ISBN: 0862034353

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a one inch + semi closed edge tear to the top front spine joint and a bit of nicking to the top spine end. "On Thursday morning at a quarter past ten, Joseph Kaye notices something strange about the teakettle. And so begins a very extraordinary day in which everything around him seems to change." "When he finished school Browne intended to become a painter, but being short of money he... 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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Draw Me A Star

By: Carle, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Philomel Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36166

ISBN: 0399218777

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. "This is a story about an artist who, from his earliest years, draws: the simple star, the tree, house, flowers, clouds, night. In drawing, he discovers not only his art, but his life. Holding on to his star, he creates a world of light and possibility." "Eric Carle's art is distinctive and instantly recognizable. His artwork is created in collage technique, using hand-paint... View more info

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Malayan Forest Primates Ten Years' Study in Tropical Rain Forest

By: Chivers, David J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York & London, Plenum Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29295

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W 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. "The immense obstacles to fieldwork in the humid tropics have greatly hindered the collection of reliable data on the biology and behavior of the large primates of the evergreen rain forest. Overcoming the natural barriers of heat, humidity, and dense foliage, the contributors to Malaya Forest Primates have participated in various collaborative field studiesin peninsular Malaysia... View more info

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Oh, China! Elementary Reader of Modern Chinese for Advanced Beginners

By: Chou, Chih-p'ing, Perry Link, Xuedong Wang

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36921

ISBN: 0691058784

Condition: Fine


This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Oh, China! is a textbook for the growing number of advanced beginners who are studying Mandarin Chinese." View more info

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The Tall Tale Cat

By: Cunningham, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Hallmark Cards: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31871

ISBN: 0875293786

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; Children's Book. This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This book has a rectangular die-cut cut out on the front cover. "Young George Washington raced out of his apartment building quite late Friday morning, finishing a blueberry muffin as he puffed down the icy sidwalk toward school. Usuall the trip didn't take long because he was a pretty fair runner and knew all the shortcuts." View more info

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Pea Patch Island

By: Curren, Polly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34273

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This is a First Edition - with the correct First Edition notations. This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and nicking and one chipped edge tear to the top rear edge. "When a ship loaded with honey-sweet dried peas sailed along the wide river with its jolly captain and crew, the people in the towns along the shore waved friendly greetings. But not one of them could have guessed what was going to happen to that... View more info

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Shadow Play

By: Fleischman, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34208

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W 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. "Buy your ticket. The curtain's about to rise. Monsieur LeGrand and his shadow puppeteers are poised to present Beauty and the Beast. It promises to be a production like no other, a tale not only of surface and substance, but of startling surprises never seen elsewhere." "Paul Fleischman (born 1952) is an American writer of children's books. For his contribution as a children'... View more info

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MOTHER GOOSE

By: Fujikawa, Gyo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1974

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33221

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers of the book have several largish spots of foxing / ground-in dirt." There is also generalized groundO-in finger dirt to both front and rear covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are a couple of edge tears to the front endpaper, one of which has been taped by a former owner on the reverse, and a patch of color lost from the page as well. "Old Mother Goose, when she wanted to wander, would ride through the air on a very fine gander. She lived in a house that was ... View more info

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Baby Kermit's Christmas

By: Gikow, Louise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Muppet Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33468

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. "It's Christmas Eve in the Muppet nursery, and all the Babies are sound asleep in their beds - all, that is, except Kermit. While the other Babies dream of candy canes an Christmas toys, Kermit stares out the window at the falling snow." "The Muppets debuted on the television program Sam and Friends, which aired from 1955 to 1961. After appearing on skits in several late nig... View more info

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Butch Elects A Mayor

By: Hanff, Helene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34074

ISBN: 0819302775

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; Children's Book. This book is in Near Fine condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light ground-in dirt to the rear cover of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. "One evening at the dinner table, Butch Martin's father said, They want me to run for mayor. How wonderful! said Butch's mother. Butch just stopped eating and stared at his father. Why, very soon his father might be the most important man in town!" Helene Hanff is best known for her non-fiction memoirish books about her love of books and her cont... View more info

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The Queen Of The Pirate Isle

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.: 1955

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: A36595

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 clean, bright condition. The front cover of the book has a small rectangular pastedown illustration of a group of children playing pirate. The text pages are clean and bright. This book includes 28 full color illustrations (most are small illustrations inserted around text) by Kate Greenaway. There is a small, inked previous owner's gift notation on the front endpaper. Spine ends & corners of dust jacket have a bit of light bumping & rubbing. The price clipped dust jacke... View more info

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The New Mars The Discoveries of Mariner 9

By: Hartmann, William K. and Odell Raper (with the cooperation of the Mariner 9 Science Experiment Team)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35074

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; NASA publication - SP-337. This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book cover have some light rubbing and wear. There are a couple of spots of ground-in dirt to the covers as well. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning, especially to the edges. "Mars, our planetary neighbor that gleams redly in the night sky, has intrigued man ever since he first began to study the heavens. The first telescopes broug... View more info

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La Corona And The Tin Frog

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Jonathan Cape: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34047

ISBN: 3458056912

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and was apparently issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "La Corona was the name of the beautiful lady in the picture on the inside of the cigar box lid. She wore a scarlet robe and a golden crown. Beyond her was a calm blue bay on which a paddle-wheel steamer floated." This book contains a series of short works including: La Corona and the Tin Frog, The Tin Horseman, The Night Watchman and The Crocodile, and, The Clock. "After leaving military ... View more info

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The Book of the Sandman And the Alphabet of Sleep

By: Huygen, Wil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1989

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37146

ISBN: 0810915243

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 mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends of thebook covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean, but has several small edge tears to the spine joints and edges. "Rien's aptitude for drawing showed early on. After primary education the young Rien worked at an ad agency, where he could make some use of his talent. He also had talent for the advertising profession because after he had completed h... View more info

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A Child's Book Of Seasons

By: Ichikawa, Satomi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1976

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37124

ISBN: 0819307955

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 clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some bumping and edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips missing. There's also some light wrinkling and edge wear. "Satomi was born in Gifu, Japan. She left Japan in 1971 to live in Paris where she still lives. Satomi taught herself illustration and has become well known for her unique illustrated worlds portraying nature p... View more info

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Earth Mother

By: Jackson, Ellen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New york, Walker & Company: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: A33323

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by both Diane & Leo Dillon. 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 is crisp and clean and has some beginning fading to the top spine end and top spine joints. There is some very beginning fading to the top spine and spine joints of the dust jacket. "Earth Mother awakes with the dawn. As she walks the land, swims the seas, and climbs the mountains, she nurtures all of creation. She tends to the ... View more info