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I Remember Mrs. Sadie

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

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Jacquelyn Caffey: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19401

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Fair


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

ISBN: 0933212100

Condition: Very Good+


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

Golden Legacy Illustrated History Magazine, Volume 3 : Crispus Attucks and the Minutemen

By: Fitzgerald, Bertram A. Jr. and Joan Bacchus; Illustrated by Tom Feelings

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fitzgerald Publishing Company: 1968

Seller ID: 18769

Condition: Poor


32 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Softcover, 32 unnumbered pages, illustrated throughout in full color in comic-book style. Dramatic retelling of the story of Crispus Attucks during era just before American Revolution. ; Editor in chief: Bertram A. Fitzgerald Jr. Writers: Joan Bacchus, Francis Taylor. Artists: Joan Bacchus, Tom Feelings, Ezra Jackson. Consultant: Benjamin Quarles. ; We have graded this item Poor. Outer cover is missing. First leaf is missing a chip to lower... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0818700513

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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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History and Gossip in Mother Goose Rhymes : (Signed)

By: Johnson, Mason Purnell; Illustrated by Evelyn Wright

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harlo Press: 1985

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20944

ISBN: 0818700513

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


64 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, gold lettering and decor, Old King Cole on front, 64 pages, bibliography, more than 50 well-known nursery rhymes given and explained. ; Copyright 1981. This is 4th printing, 1985.; No visible wear. 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

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0822523043

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Sander's Rhetorical, Or, Union Fifth Reader : Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles of Rhetorical Reading

By: Sanders, Charles W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company: 1867

Seller ID: 16314

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


600 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, black embossed leather over spine, dark brown cloth over boards, gilt spine title, marbled edges, 600 pages including 30 pages explaining principles of elocution or dramatic reading, 190 selections by various great writers for use as exercises in elocution, with brief bios of writers. ; Copyright 1862. This edition 1867. Yes, this is an actual leather-bound school book from 1867, not a flimsy overpriced computer-generated reprint... 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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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