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Puss in Boots

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 1797155


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: $30.00

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

Seller ID: 2116652


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

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The Fables of Aesop (Illustrated Editions)

By: Aesop; Parker, Willis L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Illustrated Editions Company / J.J. Little & Ives Company: 1931

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1998630


Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed & faded, with 1 inch chip from spine head & foot, other minor loss and tears along edges.Good. 1931 Hard Cover. 222 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine with gilt titles & rules over blue cloth covered boards. Textured blue endpapers. A collection of Aesop's fables, compiled and edited with an introduction by Willis L. Parker, and featuring illustrations by Charles H. Bennett commissioned specifically for this edition. View more info

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Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Saalfield: 1943

Seller ID: 2073985


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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Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 2199974


1914 reprint. Hinge loosening. We have more books available by this author!. 376 pp. 8vo. 6 7/8 x 4 7/8. Frontispiece illustration. 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 ... View more info

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An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 2262054


Quarter-inch tears to jacket spine-head and spine-base. A few light spots on spine, pages lightly toned. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 3428 pp. The book revolves around Polly Milton, the old-fashioned girl who titles the story. Polly visits her wealthy friend Fanny Shaw in the city and is overwhelmed by the fashionable and urban life they live––but also left out because of her countrified manners and outdated clothes. The novel was th... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055


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 comp... View more info

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An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1928

Seller ID: 2270165


Ink and pencil names on front endpaper, very light general wear. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 342 pp. Color plates by Clara M. Burd. The book revolves around Polly Milton, the old-fashioned girl who titles the story. Polly visits her wealthy friend Fanny Shaw in the city and is overwhelmed by the fashionable and urban life they live––but also left out because of her countrified manners and outdated clothes. The novel was the basi... View more info

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King Arthur and His Knights: A Noble and Joyous History (The Windermere Series)

By: Allen, Philip Schuyler; Schaeffer, Mead; Neill, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1927

Seller ID: 2205146


Includes color illustrations by Mead Schaeffer and John R. Neill (Oz Illustrator). Edges lightly rubbed.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1927 Hard Cover. xiii, 455 pp. Includes color illustrations by Mead Schaeffer and John R. Neill (Oz Illustrator). CONTENTS: Merlin and Uther Pendragon; Sir Balin le Savage; The Round Table and Three Quests; Morgan le Fay and the Three Damsels; The Emperor Lucius; Sir Launcelot Du Lake; SIr Gareth; La-Cote-Male-Taile and Sir Tristram de Lyo... View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Weisgard, Leonard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1956

Seller ID: 2208459


A few faint spots to boards, pencil name on front endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. 217 pp. CONTENTS: The Emperor's New Clothes; The Swineherd; The Real Princess; The Shoes of Fortune; The Fir Tree; The Snow Queen; The Leap-Frog; The Elderbush; The Bell; The Old House; The Happy Family; The Story of a Mother; The False Collar; The Shadow; The Little Match Girl; The Dream of Little Tuk; The Naughty Boy; The Red Shoes.Keywords: CHILDREN YOUNG ADULT TEEN FICTION CLASSICS FAIRY TAL... View more info

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National Velvet (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Bagnold, Enid; Seaton, Walter; Winslow, Earle B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1958

Seller ID: 2208464


General light wear. 1958 Hard Cover. 288 pp. ...the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who rides her horse to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary persons, particularly women, to accomplish great things. Velvet is a teenager in the late 1920s, living in a small English coastal village in Sussex, dreaming of one day owning many horses. She is a high-strung, shy, nervous child with a delicate stomach. The nov... View more info

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The Story of Little Black Sambo [with] The Story of Topsy from Uncle Tom's Cabin (The Children's Red Books Vol. II [2])

By: Bannerman, Helen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 2084302


Edges rubbed, ink name & date on front endpaper & flyleaf. 1908 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56, [4] pp. Contains both The Story of Little Black Sambo and The Story of Topsy from Uncle Tom's Cabin. The jolly and exciting tale of the little boy who lost his red coat and his blue trousers and his purple shoes but who was saved from the tigers to eat 169 pancakes for his supper, has been universally loved by generations of children. First ... View more info

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The Story of Peter Pan: Retold in Story Form from J. M. Barrie's Immortal Fairy Play

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles E. Graham & Co: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2177436


Boards rubbed, ink name on back of title page, crayon markings on three pages, last two pages torn.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The classic story of Peter Pan with colored and black and white illustrations. View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatiz... View more info

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Queen Zixi of Ix: Or, the Story of the Magic Cloak

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $325.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2092774


First edition, first printing (Bienvenue 213-16). All plates included. Corners lightly rubbed, boards faintly soiled, ink gift note on front endpaper, rear hinge just starting. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 303 pp. Baum believed this was his most well-written book, nearer to the 'old-fashioned' fairy tale than anything I have yet accomplished. Inspiration for the film The Magic Cloak of Oz. View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2122112


First edition, first state, binding A (Bienvenue 47; Hanff 61) - advertisement on verso of ownership page lists through John Dough and the Cherub; metallic background and accents to front picture plate; black & orange pictorial endpapers. Two tiny chips from edge of color plate on front board, rear hinge just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed, pencil name on ownership page. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. Light blu... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Michael Neugebauer / North South Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199320


2nd printing. Signed by illustrator on bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3D glasses and large color poster. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however,... View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1910

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204604


Reprint from between 1934 and the late 1950s (Bienvenue p. 49). Front hinge loosening, first gathering sprung. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. Yellow cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board. Black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. The sixth title in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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Lightfoot the Deer (Burgess Quaddies Green Forest Series Book 1)

By: Burgess, Thornton W. [Waldo]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205258


First edition. Lacks scarce jacket. Owner bookplate and pencil name on front endpapers. 1921 Hard Cover. viii, 205, [2] pp. 8vo. The first book in Burgess's Green Forest Series. Color illustration mounted on front board (repeated on front jacket panel), color frontispiece and 7 color plates in text by Harrison Cady. Peter Rabbit meets Lightfoot, a deer that wanders onto the meadow. Burgess became well known for his anthropomorphic animal stories, as well as his efforts a... View more info

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Lightfoot the Deer (Burgess Quaddies Green Forest Series Book 1)

By: Burgess, Thornton W. [Waldo]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1921

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2140934


1925 printing. Near fine in fair to good jacket. Inscribed & signed by author on title page ('Your story friend, Thornton W. Burgess 1926.'). This inscription is typical of Burgess, and therefore likely this was not inscribed to a friend of his. Nonetheless, signed copies of Burgess's early works are rather uncommon, especially in original jackets. Ink name on front endpaper, jacket stained & toned with minor loss from corners.Good. 1921 Hard Cover. viii, 205, [2] pp. 8v... View more info

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Valentine & Orson

By: Burkert, Nancy Ekholm

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1915526


First edition. 1989 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Meticulously researched and stunningly illustrated, this medieval prose romance has been translated and recast by Burkert ( Cinderella ) into Chaucerian iambic pentameter. The mysterious Pacolet narrates as a 16th-century troupe of itinerant players performs the story of two brothers separated at birth, one raised at court and the other by a bear in the forest. It is a tale of chivalry, brotherhood and forgiveness, wherei... View more info

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 2199981


Pages toned, original tissue guard loose but included, front hinge weak, ink on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1911 reprint. 290 pp. Original cream cloth hardcover boards with light green & yellow design and golden gilt text and design accents on cover & spine. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Frances Hodgson Burnett, (November 24, 1849 - October 29, 1924) was an English American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's... View more info

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A Little Princess: Being the Whole Story of Sara Crewe Now Told for the First Time

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205171


1927 printing. Corners and front picture plate rubbed, binding slightly shaken. We have more books available by this author!. 266 pp. Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to settle in and make friends at boarding school. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father gain, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for hard work and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindnes... View more info

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The Secret Garden

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson; Tudor, Tasha

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.P. Lippincott & Company: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2206666


Gift note to front endpaper. Pictures by Tasha Tudor.Jacket spine lightly toned, jacket spine-head bumped, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1962 Hard Cover. 256 pp. The classic story of Mary Lennox, with illustrations by Tasha Tudor. Along with Frances Hodgson Burnett's other great work, Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Secret Garden stands as one of the most successful children's novels ever written. View more info

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The Arabian Nights

By: Burton, Sir Richard Francis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Children's Classics: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2267142


First thus. Smudge on page base, ink name on front endpaper. 1986 Hard Cover. xv, 298, [1] pp. An illustrated collection of twenty-six stories from the Arabian Nights, including those of Sinbad, Ali Baba, Aladdin, and lesser known characters. Color plates and black-and-white illustrations by Rene Bull throughout. View more info

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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

By: Burton, Virginia Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201510


Recent reprint. 1967 Hard Cover. 44 pp. Since it was first published in 1939, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel has delighted generations of children. Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, have a very important job. They dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for big city skyscrapers— the very symbol of modern industrial America. But with progress comes new machines, and soon the inseparable duo are o... View more info

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Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, with 50 Illustrations (Altemus' Young People's Library)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1895

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266629


Boards soiled, binding repaired, ink name on front endpaper. 1895 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 209, [2] pp. One of nine uniformly bound volumes in Altemus' Young People's Library. Grey cloth, silver titles and decorations, multi-colored image on front board. View more info

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Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1946

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269840


Spine a bit toned. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307, [3] pp. When Alice tumbles down, down, down a rabbit-hole one hot summer's afternoon in pursuit of a White Rabbit she finds herself in Wonderland. And there begin the fantastical adventures that will see her experiencing extraordinary changes in size, swimming in a pool of her own tears and attending the very maddest of tea parties. For Wonderland is no ordinary place and the character... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1996832


An exceptional copy. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel throughout. An exceptionally decora... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2140629


An exceptional copy - no wear or internal marks. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel through... View more info