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COMPLETE FAIRY TALES AND STORIES

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 7135


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

A Home: Paintings from a Bygone Age

By: Carl Larsson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Floris Books: 2008

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9017


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

Savage Earth (DK Guides)

By: Day, Trevor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, DK Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 13004


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

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The Owl Service

By: Garner, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Philomel:

Seller ID: 18626


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

Seller ID: 17382


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 stamped 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 t... View more info

Rescue Josh McGuire

By: Mikaelsen, Ben

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books: 1991

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10139


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

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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

Seller ID: 17381


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

One Old Oxford Ox

By: Nicola Bayley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1977

Seller ID: 8727


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

Comrades in Camp

By: Victor, Ralph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Platt & Peck: 1908

Seller ID: 3670


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

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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

Seller ID: 17403


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