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Puss in Boots

By: N/A

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 1797155

Condition: Good


Wrappings lightly rubbed. Pages toned, clean. 1916 Soft Cover. A vintage (1918) telling of the classic tale that inspired the lovable cat from the Shrek movies. Shaped wrappings. Illustrations throughout. View more info

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Santa Claus Story Picture Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company: 1923

Seller ID: 2116652

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. A collection of children's stories and verse, some of which relate to Christmas and Santa Claus. Also includes musical notation for several songs. View more info

Image for Standard Fairy Tales, Containing Aladdin, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Jack the Giant-Killer, Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb, Puss in Boots, Etc., Etc. [Jack and the Beanstalk; Little Red Riding Hood] [The Child's Own Book of Standard Fairy Tales]

Standard Fairy Tales, Containing Aladdin, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Jack the Giant-Killer, Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb, Puss in Boots, Etc., Etc. [Jack and the Beanstalk; Little Red Riding Hood] [The Child's Own Book of Standard Fairy Tales]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates / Press of Henry B. Ashmead: 1878

Seller ID: 2290945

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed, light stain to bottom corner, first gathering loosening, ink name on half-title page, pencil gift note dated June 20th 1878 on front endpaper. vi, 525, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of classic fairy tales, with illustrations by renowned engraver Gustave Dore and prolific artist George Cruikshank. View more info

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The Gingerbread Man: A Story Retold

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.: 1944

Seller ID: 2272308

Condition: Very Good


Stain along spine, edges rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1944 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A retelling of The Gingerbread Man illustrated by Sally Tate. View more info

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And It Was So

By: N/A

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: The Westminster Press: 1958

Seller ID: 2279017

Condition: Good


Wrappers heavily creased, small surface tear on front wrapper. 1958 Small Softcover. 48 pp. An illustrated collection of Bible verses, some of which have been adapted. View more info

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And So My Garden Grows (The Mother Goose Library)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1969

Seller ID: 2291335

ISBN: 0437765040

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1969). No jacket. Board corners lightly rubbed, ink gift note on front flyleaf verso. Unpaginated. From silver bells and cockle shells to roof-top flower pots, every kind of garden grows in these pictures of 19th-Century Italy.--Rear board. Illustrations by Peter Spier. View more info

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Magical Christmas Tales

By: N/A

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Sandy Creek: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296366

ISBN: 1435143558

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Spine head and spine base very lightly rubbed. 2012 Large Hardcover. 192 pp. With enchanting stories and classic carols. View more info

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Courage Books: 2000

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2296371

ISBN: 0762407646

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. A very nice copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Don Daily. Celebrate the twelve days of Christmas with this beautifully illustrated celebration of the classic English Christmas carol. View more info

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Deck the Hall: A Traditional Carol

By: N/A

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296376

ISBN: 0811828212

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Bestselling artist Sylvia Long brings the holidays to life in this beautifully illustrated edition of a beloved Christmas carol. Readers will delight in singing along with the familiar lyrics celebrating the joys of the seasondecorating the mantel, singing carols and sharing quiet moments with family. A wonderful gift, this lively carol and the rich details of Sylvia Long's illustrations combine perfectly to evoke the magic and warmth of this favorite time of year. View more info

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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (Shape Books)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Laughing Elephant: 2007

Seller ID: 2298807

ISBN: 1595831924

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2007 Soft Cover. Another in our popular series of shaped books telling the still pertinent story of two ways of life. Good stories never lose their power. Aesop, an ancient Greek, first wrote this tale of a country mouse who samples the life of her city cousin, and finds the simple peace of the country far preferable. Ethel Hays, the illustrator, has changed the cousins from male to female so that she can indulge her talent for rendering beautifully dressed mouse ladies. Even the country mouse's Sunday best is outshone by the city mouse's complex and fashionable wardrobe. View more info

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The Christmas Story: According to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke from the King James Bible

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Henry, Holt and Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2303010

ISBN: 0805052925

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by illustrator without inscription. An excellent copy. 1998 Large Hardcover. The story of the birth of Christ, celebrated around the world at Christmas, is one of the most beautiful in the New Testament. From Mary's meeting with the angel Gabriel to the birth of baby Jesus in a stable, to the visit of the shepherds and the three wise men, the story is rich in imagery and symbolism. Here, in a triumph of glorious art, is that wondrous story excerpted from the Gospels of Luke and Matthew from the King James Bible. Gennady Spirin has been described in the Boston Globe as an ... View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284256

Condition: Very Good


Blank publisher's bookplate laid in. Spine bands and corners rubbed, a few light spots on front board. 1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC. Aesop's Fables have become a blanket term for... View more info

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

By: Aesop; Leaf, Munro; Van Vliet, Emile

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285624

Condition: Near Fine


1979 Full-Leather. xii, 130 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A selection of dozens of fables, rewritten by Munro Leaf, with an introduction by Emile Van Vliet, and woodcut illustrations by Robert Lawson. Aesop's Fables or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BC. Aesop's Fables have become a blanket term for collections of brief fables, especially beast fables involving anthropomorphic animals. His fables are... View more info

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The Best of Louisa May Alcott: A Charming Illustrated Collection Including Little Women, Little Men, and the Finest Short Stories.

By: Alcott, Louis May; Booss, Claire

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Gramercy Books: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295960

ISBN: 0517100347

Condition: Very Good


General light wear to jacket. Spine soiled, purple mark on page base. 1994 Hard Cover. x, 789 pp. Edited by Claire Booss. Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill, Reginald B. Birch, Addie Ledyard and others. A collection of stories from Louisa May Alcott, including Little Women, Little Men and twenty-four short stories. View more info

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Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Saalfield: 1943

Seller ID: 2073985

Condition: Very Good


Two small tears to rear jacket. Pages toned. Very Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A story set 10 years after the classic Little Men. View more info

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Jack and Jill (Complete Authorized Edition)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1928

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272416

Condition: Very Good


Surface tears along jacket edges, one-inch tear along top edge of jacket rear, a few small tears along jacket edges. A few small spots on top page ridge, ink name on frontispiece recto. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Includes color frontispiece. Jack and Jill: A Village Story by Louisa May Alcott, is a children's book originally published in 1880. It takes place in a small New England town after the Civil War. The story of two good friends named Jack and Janey, Jack and Jill tells of the aftermath of a serious sledding accident. View more info

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Under the Lilacs

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1905

Seller ID: 2278878

Condition: Good


No jacket, binding repaired, minor loss to spine head and spine base, ink note on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Bab and Betty, two little girls, are having a tea party with their dolls when an unknown dog appears and steals their cake. The girls find the dog, Sancho, along with his owner Ben Brown, a run-away from the circus who is hiding in their play barn in a carriage. They discover that Ben is a horse master and when he is taken in by the Moss', they get him a job on a neighboring farm. It is there that he can work with horses and dr... View more info

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Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy (The Beacon Hill Bookshelf)

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1926

Seller ID: 2303496

Condition: Very Good


All illustrations included. Two small surface tears on front board, minor loss to spine head, ink gift note on front paste-down endpaper and first blank, pencil note on front free endpaper verso, front hinge broken. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 397 pp. Color frontispiece and plates by Jessie Willcox Smith. A simple story of the home life of four girls. A portrayal of child life, natural, wholesome, and inspiring. View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055

Condition: Near Fine


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men'. Little Men tells the story of Jo... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: 2278345

Condition: Very Good


One inch by one inch chip to jacket spine head and jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with multiple small chips and creases. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline. Color endpapers. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little... View more info

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The Best of Louisa May Alcott: Little Women Little Men and Twenty-Four Short Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Gramercy: 1994

Seller ID: 2293889

ISBN: 0517100347

Condition: Good


Lightly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of Alcott's most famous works, including Little Women, which follows the lives of the four March sisters. View more info

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Little Women: Book One (Charming Classics)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Harper: 2002

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2301029

ISBN: 006051180X

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Faint toning to inner wrappers. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Pretty Meg, tomboy Jo, shy Beth, and vain Amy, the four March sisters, are as different as sisters can be, but more devoted and loyal sisters you'll never find. For though the March girls fight, tease, nag, and scold as all sisters do, they do so with the knowledge that nothing is as precious as a sister's love. Discover the magic of family in the first part of this classic novel cherished by young girls everywhere. View more info

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Little Women (The Great Classics for Children)

By: Alcott, Louisa May; Snyder, Bethany

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Piggy Toes Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2296190

ISBN: 1403737010

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink gift note on half-title page. 2010 Large Hardcover. ix, 181 pp. Fully illustrated and adapted. Little Women is the story of four girls--pretty Meg, headstrong Jo, sweet Beth, and spoiled Amy--growing up with plenty of spirit but little money during the Civil War era in New England. View more info

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Nothing is Impossible: The Story of Beatrix Potter

By: Aldis, Dorothy

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Antheneum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290349

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor chip to jacket spine base, jacket edges lightly bumped. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1969 Hard Cover. xi, 156 pp. Drawings by Richard Cuffari. A biography of the woman who created Peter Rabbit as well as other stories read by children all over the world. View more info

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The High King (Pyrdain Chronicles No. 5)

By: Alexander, Lloyd

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Bantam: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2301014

ISBN: 0440435749

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint edge wear. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. When the sword of dyrnwyn, the most powerful weapon inthe kingdom of Prydain, falls into the hands of Arawn-Death-Lord, Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and Prince Gwydion raise an army to march against Arawn's terrible cohorts. After a winter expedition filled with danger, Taran's army arrives at Mount Dragon, Arawn's stronghold. There, in a thrilling confrontation with Arawn and the evil enchantress Achren, Taran is forced to make the most crucial decision of his life. View more info

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A Gift of Gracias

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198566

ISBN: 0375824251

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2005 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [40] pp. After their olive crop fails, Maria fears that her family will have to abandon their farm on the new island colony. Then, one night she dreams of a mysterious beautiful lady shrouded by trees with branches hung with hundreds of little suns. They are oranges like the ones Maria's parents once ate in their homeland, Valencia, Spain. That very day Maria and her family plant the seeds that soon yield a magnificent orange grove and save the farm. But who wa... View more info

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The Secret Footprints

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198567

ISBN: 0679893091

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. [40] pp. The Dominican legend of the ciguapas, creatures who lived in underwater caves and whose feet were on backward so that humans couldn't follow their footprints, is reinvented by renowned author Julia Alvarez. Although the ciguapas fear humans, Guapa, a bold and brave ciguapa, can't help but be curious--especially about a boy she sees on the nights when she goes on the land to hunt for food. When she gets too close to his family and is discovered, she le... View more info

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The Top and the Ball

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Ideals Children's Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199996

ISBN: 0824985478

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1 inch tear to jacket spine head. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 32 pp. A fine leather ball snobbishly refuses to marry a plain wooden top; but years later, after Ball has fallen on hard times and Top has a shiny new coat, she is eager for his friendship. By the famous Danish author who also wrote The Little Mermaid, The Snow Queen, The Ugly Duckling, etc. View more info

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The Complete Andersen: All of the 168 Stories [Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales]

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286225

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine lightly rubbed with minimal loss of gilt. 1949 Hard Cover. One-volume edition. 297, [3], 445, [3], 430, lxvii, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth spine, pictorial paper over boards. A large collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Translated into English from the original Danish by Jean Hersholt ('The Tallow Candle' translated by Compass Languages), with an appendix containing the unpublished tales, a chronologic listing, and the edit... View more info

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Hans Andersen's Story Book. with a Memoir [Fairy Tales]

By: Andersen, Hans [Christian]; Howitt, Mary

Price: $225.00  $180.00

Publisher: Allen Brothers: 1869

Seller ID: 2283812

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded, ink name stamp crossed out on title page, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1869 Hard Cover. vi, 9-154, 7-187, [3] pp. Beautiful blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Engraved frontispiece, portrait of Andersen from a painting by Carl Hartmann, and several other illustrations in text. A collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Includes: Memoir of Hans Christian Andersen (by Mary Howitt), A Picture-Book without Pictures; My Boots; Scenes on the Danub... View more info