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The Merriweather Girls at Good Old Rockhill

By: Edholm, Lizzette M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Goldsmith Publishing Co.: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1837

Condition: Very Good


244pp. + 5pp. ads. Corners bumped. Ownership inscriptions on the endpapers. The jacket is edgeworn and has some darkening to the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Hound Dog Moses and the Promised Land

By: Edmonds, Walter D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 009995

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Bottom corners gently bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The South African Quirt

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 588

Condition: Very Good


186pp. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Illustrated by Ted Lewin. Advance Review Copy with letter from the publisher laid in (creased). A tight copy, probably unread. Corners bumped. The jacket is creased at the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

Tom Whipple

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 845

Condition: Very Good


70pp. Early Reprint (one year after the first edition). Original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Paul Lantz. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the half title. In addition to the nice black and white sketches, there are three color double page illustrations and one other color plate. Some uneven fading to the boards and some surface scuffing with brown marks to the same. Bottom corners bumped. Lacking the dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Story of Richard Storm

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 854

Condition: Good


32pp. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Illustrated by William Sauts Bock. Ex-library with all of the usual atrocities. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Bottom edge of cloth rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Night Raider and Other Stories

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 901

Condition: Near Fine


102pp. One of his children's books with four short stories. Top end of spine bumped. The jacket is worn at the spine ends. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Time to Go House

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Syracuse University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 1025

Condition: Fine


Includes a new preface by the author. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Evangeline of the Bayou

By: Eldredge, Jan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Balzer + Bray: 2018

Edition: Advance Review Copy.

Seller ID: 023743

Condition: Very Good


310pp. Illustrated. Minor creasing to the edges of the wraps. Advance Review Copy. View more info

Sleeping Beauty

By: Evans, C.S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications: 1971

Seller ID: 016021

Condition: Very Good


110pp. Illustrated with b+w silhouette illustrations, mostly in text. The laminate to the back cover is peeling. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Dance

By: Evans, Richard Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007582

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated (29pp.). Illustrated. Only traces of wear to the jacket. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Walt Disney Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped

By: Fannin, Cole

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman: 1960

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008963

Condition: Very Good


212pp. + 1pp. ad. Pictorial endpapers. Nice wrap around art on the boards. Binding cocked. 1 2 inch closed tear to the top edge of the front board near the joint. Gift inscription on the page facing the title page. A very clean and bright copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Very Bloody History of Britain (Without the Boring Bits!)

By: Farman, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Red Fox: 1990

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 019533

Condition: Good


156pp. + 3pp. ads. Wraps creased. Spine tearing at both joints at the heel. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The West is on Your Left Hand

By: Faulkner, Nancy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1953

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010412

Condition: Very Good


210pp. Illustrated. Author's second book. This copy warmly (and delightfully) inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. The inscription reads, "To ________, who may one day, go on his own adventure to discover and settle new land on a far away planet." Corners bumped. Cloth unevenly faded. Endpapers lightly foxed. The jacket is edgeworn, badly torn along the joint to the front flap, chipped at the spine ends, and foxed on the verso. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Pious Reflections for Every Day of the Month; To Which is Prefixed The Life of the Author

By: Fenelon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Lincoln & Edmand: 1819

Seller ID: 011780

Condition: Good


54pp. Original bluish gray printed wraps, sewn binding. Frontispiece copperplate engraving. The spine is gone but the contents are intact. Corners of the wraps chipped. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. The leaf for page ix and x is torn horizontally but intact. "Books suitable for presents in Sunday School" ad on the back wrap. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall View more info

Fury and the Lone Pine Mystery

By: Fenton, William

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman: 1957

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008966

Condition: Good


282pp. + 2pp. ads. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. The front joint is torn about a quarter of the length of the joint from the head of the spine. Corners bumped and rubbed and one corner rubbed through. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The How and Why Wonder Book of Wild Flowers

By: Ferguson, Grace F.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Wonder Books: 1962

Seller ID: 018511

Condition: Very Good


48pp. Illustrated. Text browned. Some creasing. Ownership inscription in marker at the top of the title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Elsie's Motherhood

By: Finley, Martha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021391

Condition: Very Good


348pp. Reprint. Original maroon cloth with elaborate decorations stamped in blind and gilt. Frontispiece. Edges of the text block foxed. Corners bumped. Bookplate to the front free endpaper. View more info

The Rudiments of Written Arithmetic

By: Fish, Daniel W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.: 1879

Seller ID: 019233

Condition: Good


200pp. Original quarter leather, printed paper over boards. Corners bumped. All edges rubbed through. Foxed. One page loose in the binding. Ownership inscription to the back pastedown. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Secrets of the Maze; An Interactive Guide to the World's Most Amazing Mazes

By: Fisher, Adrian & Howard Loxton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 019093

Condition: Very Good


96pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Life of Audubon

By: Fisher, Clyde

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1949

Edition: Early Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Association

Seller ID: 007065

Condition: Good


76pp. Illustrated with the artwork of John James Audubon. Pictorial endpapers. This copy signed and inscribed by the person that the book was dedicated to, Nettie King, on the dedication page. Nettie King was a children's book author of the time as well as an agent for many important artists, including Lynd Ward. The author says of her in his dedication, "Who has a goodly share of Audubon's Heaven-Sent Gift of Enthusiasm". Books signed by King are scarce. Corners bumped and rubbed through. The edges of the boards are worn, and worn through in a few spots. The jacket is edgeworn and has... View more info