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Puss in Boots

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

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: $30.00

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

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Aesop's Fables: A New Version

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

Price: $35.00

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

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

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

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

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

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 Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

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

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

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 (The Great Classics for Children)

By: Alcott, Louisa May; Snyder, Bethany

Price: $5.00

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

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

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean

Price: $50.00

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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Andersen's Fairy Tales (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Weisgard, Leonard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1956

Seller ID: 2208459

Condition: Very Good


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 TALES FOLKLORE JUNIOR DELUXE EDITIONS HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN LEONARD WEISGARD 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

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

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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

Condition: Fine


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 dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie’s birthplace, and concerns Gav... View more info

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The Little Minister, in Two Volumes (The Kirriemuir Edition)

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

Price: $50.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2287165

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil name on front endpaper of each volume. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. xliv, [2], 290, [2]; vi, [4], 326, [2] pp. 8vo. The Kirriemuir Edition, named after the author's birthplace. Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edge, etchings by G.W.H. Ritchie. This edition also features a literary and biographical portrait of J.M. Barrie. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a S... View more info

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Peter Pan

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

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2292418

ISBN: 0394857178

Condition: Very Good


1st thus. Tiny scuff. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The text of Barrie's classic tale of a boy who could not grow old are here set with whimsical illustrations by Diane Goode. View more info

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The Little Minister

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1897

Seller ID: 2294345

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1930 reissue. Includes original jacket. Ink name on endpapers, jacket edges rubbed with some loss from spine ends, jacket toned. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 375, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie’s birthplace, and concerns Gavin Dishart, a young impoverished minister with his first congregation. The weavers he serves soon riot in protest aga... View more info

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Little Wizard: Stories of Oz

By: Baum L. Frank; Hearn, Michael Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Schocken Books: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2294359

ISBN: 0805240055

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Jacket spine base lightly bumped. 1985 Hard Cover. xiv, 145 pp. Includes original color illustrations by John R. Neill. New Introduction by Michael Patrick Hearn. Little Wizard Stories of Oz is a set of six short stories written for young children by L. Frank Baum, the creator of the Oz books. Stories include: The Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger, Little Dorothy and Toto, Tiktok and the Nome King, Ozma and the Little Wizard, Jack Pumpkinhead and the Sawhorse, and The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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 blue cloth. 16 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. The sixth title in Baum's immortal Oz ser... 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

ISBN: 1558586385

Condition: Near Fine


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, goes a long way toward providing a new and refreshed set of images for the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the humbug wizard... View more info

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Tik-Tok of Oz (The Oz Series Book 8)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1914

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272897

Condition: Very Good


1934 to late 1950s printing: no color plates, semi-script publisher's spine imprint (Bienvenue p. 59). A bit musty, top edge lightly foxed. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 272 pp. Orange cloth, black titles, Tik-Tok vignette on spine, color paper label on front board, illustrated endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. This entry in the Oz series features the adventures of Tik Tok (a mechanical man), the Queen of the Oogaboos, the Shaggy Man, and the evil King Nome. View more info

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The Scarecrow of Oz (The Oz Series Book 9)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1915

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272898

Condition: Very Good


1934 to late 1950s printing: no color plates, semi-script publisher's spine imprint (Bienvenue p. 64). A bit musty. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, black titles, Ozma vignette on spine, color paper label on front board, illustrated endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The ninth book in Baum's immortal Oz series. Tells the story of Cap'n Bill, a sailor with a wooden peg-leg, and his friend, a little girl named Trot, who set out from California on a calm day for a short ride in their row-boat. View more info

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz (Dover Classics for Children)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1984

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275969

ISBN: 0486247147

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 256, [2] pp. 1984 reissue of 1908 original. Black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. At the turn of the twentieth century, a former traveling salesman, journalist, playwright, and actor named Lyman Frank Baum published a novel for children. Overnight, he became famous and his book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, became the classic American fairy tale. By popular demand, a host of delightful sequels followed, some even better than the book that started it all. Dorothy and the Wizard are back in this sequ... View more info

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The Tin Woodman of Oz: A Faithful Story of the Astonishing Adventure Undertaken by the Tin Woodman, assisted by Woot the Wanderer, the Scarecrow of Oz, and Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter (The Oz Series Book 12)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289609

Condition: Fair


1920 printing with uncaptioned color plates, verso of ownership page lists through Glenda of Oz (Bienvenue p. 95). Incomplete copy - lacks p. 150-153 and one color plates. Binding repaired, light stain on bottom margin of first few pages. 1918 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black titles, Tin Man vignette on spine, color paper label on front board, illustrated endpapers, color plates and black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The twelfth book in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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The Royal Book of Oz: In which the Scarecrow goes to search for his family tree and discovers that he is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island, and how he was rescued and brought back to Oz by Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion (The Oz Series Book 15)

By: Baum, L. Frank; Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1921

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272904

Condition: Very Good


1934-1950s printing: no color plates, semi-script publisher's spine imprint (Bienvenue p. 102). A bit musty, page ridge lightly foxed. 1921 Hard Cover. 312 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, black titles, vignette on spine, illustrated endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The first of the many Oz books written by Baum's first successor, Ruth Plumly Thompson, though it was credited by the publisher to Baum on the spine and cover to ease the transition to the new Royal Historian. 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

Condition: Very Good


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. 8vo. The first book in Burgess's Green Forest Series. Color illustration mounted on front board (repeated on front jacket panel... View more info