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I Remember Mrs. Sadie

By: Caffey, Jacquelyn; Illustrated by Abdel-Aziz Ramzah

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Jacquelyn Caffey: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19401


12 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, yellow covers, 12 pages, 13 b/w illustrations, small b/w photo of author. Inside front cover inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Written for younger elementary children. Author tells true story of Mrs. Sadie, a colorful woman who rented a room in author's house when author was a child, and who 'did day work for white folks in our town, Meridian, Mississippi for about 7dols a week'. ; Very light edgewear. Small smudges on front. Ow... View more info

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Finger Frolics : Over 250 Fingerplays for Young Children from 3 Years

By: Cromwell, Liz; Illustrated by Joan Lockwood

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Discovery Toys: 1985

Seller ID: 20156


112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, 112 pages, 250 fingerplays (rhymes with motions to amuse very small children) illustrated throughout with b/w line drawings. ; Copyright 1976. This edition 1985. ; This wonderful book is divided into helpful topics including Seasons. Holidays. Animals. Transportation. Much more. ; We have graded this item Fair. Minor wear to edges. No marks. Binding tight. However, last page, which is blank apart... View more info

Finger Frolics : Fingerplays for Young Children, Revised, over 200 New Fingerplays

By: Cromwell, Liz; Illustrated by Joan Lockwood

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Partner Press: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20181


112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, [vi] + 112 pages, 200 fingerplays (rhymes with motions to amuse very small children) illustrated throughout with b/w line drawings. ; Copyright 1976. This is revised edition 1983. ; Compiled by Liz Cromwell, Dixie Hibner, John R. Faitel and others. This wonderful book is divided into helpful topics including Seasons. Holidays. Animals. Transportation. Much more. ; Very little wear. Owner name pen... View more info

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How to Tell Good People from Bad People : This is Your Secret Book

By: Golden Rule

Price: $18.00

Publisher: International Order of the Golden Rule: 1964

Seller ID: 20287


16 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, self-wraps, 16 unnumbered pages including covers, 16 line illustrations, printed throughout in black and red. ; Scary booklet for children with basic info such as 'Don't ever get in a car unless Mother or Daddy says Yes.' Published by International Order of the Golden Rule, Springfield, Illinois. Distributed by Harper Mulligan Funeral Home (now Peace Chapel Funeral Home) Detroit, Michigan. ; Covers show very minor wear, sl... View more info

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History and Gossip in Mother Goose Rhymes : (Signed)

By: Johnson, Mason Purnell; Illustrated by Evelyn Wright

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harlo Press: 1983

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17192


64 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, gold lettering and decor, 64 pages, bibliography, more than 50 well-known nursery rhymes given and explained. ; Copyright 1981. This is 3rd printing, 1983.; Minor exterior wear. One leaf has small spot in margin. Front endpaper SIGNED by author. View more info

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McGuffey's New Fifth Eclectic Reader : (Book 5, 5th) Selected and Original Exercises for Schools, 1866

By: McGuffey, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wilson, Hinkle & Company: 1866

Seller ID: 4300


338 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; This is an actual book from 1866, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. ; Hardcover, dark brown leather over spine, brown pebbled cloth boards blindstamped with title and decor, marbled edges, 338 pages, 101 lessons. ; Early reprint of 1857 revised edition. This edition 1866. Copyright holder Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle, Cincinnati, Ohio. ; Classic 19th century American schoolbook with lessons in reading, grammar, articulation, as well a... View more info

Daniel Boone : Hunter, Trapper and Indian Fighter

By: Moore, Lilian; Illustrated by William Moyers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1955

Seller ID: 20399


64 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, 64 pages, illustrated throughout, every other page in color. ; Copyright 1955. Editorial supervisor Josette Frank. True story of the life of Daniel Boone, written for children about age 7 to 12. ; Very little wear. Juvenile name erased from Belongs-to page. Upper front tip and ends of spine show moderate wear, otherwise book appears unused. Main defect: plastic coating on boards has numerous small areas in which coloratio... View more info

Art of Making Comic Books, The

By: Pellowski, Michael M. ; Illustrated by Howard Bender

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Lerner Publications Company: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 315


80 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Tall softcover, 80 pages, 30+ color and numerous b/w photos and illustrationsbrief glossary, index. ; Basics of comic book writing and illustrating, for beginners and young people. ; Slight crease to front cover. No other defects. View more info

Seventy Lessons in Spelling : A Complete Collection of Difficult Common Words, with Definitions and Pronunciations

By: Williams, Louis, and Fernando Rogers

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Williams & Rogers;: 1898

Seller ID: 14786


144 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small hardcover, 4.25 x 6 inches, 110 x 153 mm, 144 pages, full brown cloth, black lettering, appendix, text in 2 columns. ; Copyright 1885. This edition 1898. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Complete Collection of Difficult Common Words, with Definitions and Pronunciations, and an Appendix, Containing Rules for the Use of Capital Letters, and a List of Abbreviations, Arranged for the Use of Business Colleges, Academies, High Schools, Etc.' ; Very... View more info