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A Home: Paintings from a Bygone Age

By: Carl Larsson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Floris Books, 2008

Inscription: Signed


8.5x12". 31 pp. Signed by the author on title page. Some rubbing on back of dust jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Banjo

By: Trygstad, Anne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kensington, CA, Red Berry Editions, 2014

Inscription: Signed


23 x 30.5 cm, unpaginated. Later printing, signed by author on title page. Blue cloth with silver titling, pictorial jacket. Illustrated by Margie Burke, calligraphy by Emily Copeland. Dust jacket present. View more info

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COMPLETE FAIRY TALES AND STORIES

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble, 2007


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 972. First edition thus. Red leather boards with gilt text and design, full-color inlaid illustration. All edges gilt, pictorial pastedowns. Sewn-in gilt satin ribbon bookmark. Edges of text block have a few minor blemishes. View more info

Comrades in Camp

By: Victor, Ralph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Platt & Peck, 1908


Duodecimo (18.5 cm), pp. 258. Pictorial boards, includes frontispiece. Erased writing (still visible) on front free endpaper, boards are darkened with age and moderately worn around edges. No jacket. Part of the author's series of adventure stories for boys. Dust jacket present. View more info

Fairy Tales of Eastern Europe

By: Neil Philip

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Clarion Books, 1991

Edition: First edition


157 pages with color illustrations. Jacket has light wear at top and bottom of spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Nutcracker

By: E.T.A. Hoffmann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, 1984


Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Second printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

One Old Oxford Ox

By: Nicola Bayley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum, 1977


10x8". 11 pp. First American edition. Inside flaps of dust jacket show some sunning near edges. One inch-long closed tear at bottom dust jacket near spine. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Price clipped. Dust jacket present. View more info

Pippi in Taka-Tuka-Land

By: Von Lindgren, Astrid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: verlag friedrich oetinger, 1969


No jacket, moderate wear to cover around edges and corners. Binding is very good, pages clean and intact. View more info

Rescue Josh McGuire

By: Mikaelsen, Ben

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books, 1991

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed


Octavo (21cm), pp. 265. Tan boards with green quarter cloth binding and gilt lettering on spine. Inscribed and signed by author "For Jo, Thanks so much for your constant help, encouragement, and friendship!" on title page. Light sunning on head and tail of spine, jacket has light wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Savage Earth (DK Guides)

By: Day, Trevor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, DK Publishing, 2006


Folio (30.5cm), pp. 64. Full color illustrations and photographs throughout. Light staining on bottom right corner. View more info

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Sir Archibald

By: Wolo [von Trutzschler]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press, 1992


Quarto (26 cm), pp. 40, pictorial jacket and endpapers. First edition thus. Green boards with debossed illustration of Sir Archibald the monkey on front board. Richly illustrated in monochrome and full color by the German author von Trutzschler who wrote a series of fancifull children's books under the pen "Wolo" (as he was called by his little sister). Dust jacket present. View more info

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Sparrow Hawk Red

By: Mikaelsen, Ben [Jo Sykes]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books for Children, 1993

Edition: First Edition


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 185. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page to Western children's writer Jo Sykes: "For Joe- A good writer and an even better friend. Thanks for all your help. I value your friendship! Ben Mikaelsen 4/14/93." Blue boards, pictorial jacket has slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Owl Service

By: Garner, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Philomel,


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 157. Undated, but likely 1979 (Nikolajeva, Children's Literature Comes of Age: Toward a New Aesthetic). Green boards with green quarter-cloth and gilt spine text. Pictorial jacket with owl image. Light bumping to spine ends and light sunning to top edge of book and jacket. Jacket has two small closed tears that have been taped. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Persian Donkey Bead

By: Kraenzel, Margaret [Jo Sykes]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes, 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 107. Signed and inscribed by author on free front endpaper to Livingston, Montana, writer Jo Sykes: "Joe, from Peg Kraenzel Bozeman, 1961. I don't know why but I like your books better than mine -- maybe they are better?" Pictorial jacket, red cloth boards with camel motif debossed in white. Boards have very slight wear at tail of spine. Kraenzel tells the story of Habib, a young Middle Eastern boy, based on her experiences living in Iran for ... View more info

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Young Deputy Smith

By: White, Dale [Jo Sykes]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 191. Association copy: Signed and inscribed by author on free front endpaper to Western children's writer Jo Sykes: "Dear Joe- This one was sure fun. Hope you like it as much as I liked 'that' mare. Marian T. Place 'alias' Dale White." Green cloth boards, pictorial jacket. Illustrations by Charles Geer. Boards have the slightest wear at tail of spine. Ms. Place wrote more than 40 books in her lifetime. "I began writing [about such subjec... View more info