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Mary Louise at Dorfield

By: Van Dyne, Edith (Emma Speed Sampson)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Reilly & Lee Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16329

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


224 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, steel-blue cloth, black lettering, 224 pages. ; This is the sixth book in a series of teenage girl detective stories begun by L. Frank Baum writing as Edith Van Dyne. Baum passed in 1919 (after writing book four) but his publisher continued the series under the same name. This title was actually written by Emma Speed Sampson. ; We have graded this item Fair. Cloth worn and frayed at extremities. Juvenile names and small scribbles on both endpapers. Front endpaper and halftitle page are discolored along inner margin from old cellophane tape repairs.... View more info

Of Such is the Kingdom

By: Vawter, Clara; Illustrated by Will Vawter

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Bowen-Merrill Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12339

ISBN: 0548048207

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


192 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering, decor in red and gilt, 192 pages, 31 full-page b/w illustrations on plates, plus small b/w line illustrations on every page. Glossy throughout. ; 14 charming short stories for young readers. Copyright 1899. This is not a recent reprint but an actual book from 1899. NAP. Later republished as The Rabbit's Ransom, after the first story in the book. ; Cloth tanned on spine and around edges, all gilt lettering still bright and readable, cloth a bit frayed at crown. Small dent to center of rear board, not too deep. Owner name on ... View more info

Image for Herzblattchens Zeitvertreib, Unterhaltungen fur Kleine Knaben und Madchen zur Herzensbildung und Entwickelung der Begriffe, 42 Band :  Amusement Annual, Especially for Little Boys and Girls with Enchanting Pictures and Progressive Contents, Volume 42

Herzblattchens Zeitvertreib, Unterhaltungen fur Kleine Knaben und Madchen zur Herzensbildung und Entwickelung der Begriffe, 42 Band : Amusement Annual, Especially for Little Boys and Girls with Enchanting Pictures and Progressive Contents, Volume 42

By: von Gumpert, Thekla

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Verlag von Carl Flemming: 1897

Seller ID: 12078

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


199 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; GERMAN text throughout in old Fraktur script. Beautiful full red cloth, 5 small b/w illustrations on front, intertwining black and gilt decor on front, gilt lettering on front and spine, tan endpapers, several b/w illustrations in text, b/w portrait engraving of author, 25 stunning full-page chromolithograph plates with captions. ; Volume 42 stated. Published in Glogau (was Germany, now Poland) by Carl Flemming. No date on copyright page but page 198 mentions 1897. ; Gift note in very pale ink on front endpaper dated 1897. Otherwise book shows only a touch of w... View more info

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Three Little Pigs : From the Walt Disney Silly Symphony, Illustrated in Color, 1933

By: Walt Disney Studios

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3089

Condition: Good+


64 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Hardcover, three-color illustrated boards and endpapers, 64 pages, 12 three-color and 14 b/w full-page illustrations. ; Beautiful picture book based on wildly popular Oscar-winning animated short film. 'Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?" ; Hinges and endpapers intact, 1cm closed tear to bottom of contents page, spine missing 2cm at top and 6cm at bottom. Interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Semolina Silkpaws Comes to Catstown

By: Williams, Gladys; Illustrated by Ronald Ferns

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hart Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 20502

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


56 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, yellow cloth, blue illustrated jacket, 56 pages, nearly every page has a quaint b/w or monochrome illustration, incuding endpapers. ; Originally published 1962. This is first US edition, 1967. Charming tales of heroic mother cat and her four kittens in a town run by cats. ; Book shows no marks, no defects of any kind. Jacket shows two oldprices on front flap, two small chips to lower edge, everything readable. Scarce in any condition. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image does not resemble our book; our book has blue jacket with different illustrati... View more info

Pogonip Magic : (Signed)

By: Wilson, Karen Collett; Illustrated by Susan A. Zerga

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Snowbound Books: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20962

ISBN: 0972257004

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


44 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, 44 unnumbered pages, color photo covers and throughout. Title page SIGNED by author and photographer. ; When the pogonip (aka pakenaphe, frost, or freezing fog) sets in, magic happens in the forest. Illustrated by actual photos, this book tells the gentle story of a surprise friendship between a herd of haughty deer and an old wandering cat. ; No defects to book or jacket, apart from autographs, and metallic gold 'signed copy' sticker on jacket. View more info