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I SAW A SHIP A-SAILING

By: , Illustrated by Domanska, Janina

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY: the Macmillan Company, 1972:

Seller ID: 004970


HB. Good+/No Jacket. 1st Edition. Oblong 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall. unpaginated, corners slight wear, some soiling to the boards, stamped on front pastedown District 143. Book about a ship w/24 sailors and with a duck for the captain. View more info

The Chip Boy ; or, Grandpap's Story about a Plum-cake

By: , Illustrated by Fraser, Claud Lovat

Price: $38.25

Publisher: London, England, Cassell & Company, Ltd: 1886

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004435

Condition: Very Good-


149 pp, boards dark blue w/red, black, and gilt. Collection of 8 stories from Little Katie's Friend, Master Trot's "Pinkie Winkie", Jack & his dancing Guinea-pig, True Courtesty, Red Teddy the Fisher boy, The Adventures of a little Savoyard & his Monkey, and "Two Pounds Reward!". some corner wear, prev owner wrote on the ffep name & date as a gift 1886.. View more info

Kay Thompson's the Absolutely Essential Eloise w/scrapbook Written by Marie Brenner

By: -

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1999

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 051407

ISBN: 0689827032

Condition: Very Good+


65, (2), (18), glossy white-pink-yellow-black color illustrated boards w/glossy-pink-white-black dj w/bring silver on front & rear panel. The book has the original Eloise story & pictures and in the back of it threr are sketches that nobody has seen before by Mr. Hilary Knight and photographs of Miss Kay Thompson when she was young and fabulouis rawther like Eloise and absolutely loads of information that you simply cawn't cawn't cawn't get anywhere else. View more info

Happy House

By: Abbot, Jane D.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1920

Seller ID: 026060

Condition: Very Good


303 pp, (14), red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/color oval pastedown on front cover, dj cream w/blu lettering w/color illustrated front of same illustration as on the cover & frontispiece. List of titles on the reverse of the dj. The delightful story of two American girls, Ann and Nancy. They heal an old family quarrel and the old homestead becomes a happy house. dj chipped on cornrrs & slight rubbing. View more info

A SONG AT CHRISTMAS

By: Absolon, Mary and story retellings by Dudley-Smith, Timothy, Illustrated by Morris, Tony

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Batavia, IL: Lion Publishing Corporation, 1991:

Seller ID: 030689


Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 1st Edition. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 61 pp, glossy wht dj & boards w/black lettering on spine w/color illustrated front & back panels, color illustrated endpapers. The Christmas story told afresh through carols. View more info

Peter Pan and the Only Children A New Peter Pan Adventure

By: Adair, Gilbert

Price: $18.06

Publisher: New York, NY, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001758

Condition: Very Good


135 pp, prev owner wrote on ffep. Ten-year-old Miranda mysteriously jumps f/the ship carrying her & her family f/India to England & meets Peter Pan, who now resides beneath the waters of the Indian Ocean. Has 18 illustrations including 9 colour plates. View more info

Wells Brothers - the Young Cattle Kings

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $27.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 051641

Condition: Very Good


vii, (1), 356 pp, gry cloth covered boards w/black lettering and red deco on front cover & spine and also has symbol of Boy Scouts. Book from the "Every Boy's Library - Boy Scout Edition" The eight illustrations are copies of photos by Erwin E. Smith. They are photos of western ranching and drives. Previous owner's name on ffep as gift for Christmas in 1916. View more info

Stars Over Texas

By: Adams, Carolyn

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040367

ISBN: 0890154412

Condition: Near Fine


105 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spinet, dj light blu-red-white w/Texas flag on the front & text on the back. Texas history for grades three through seven. Book covers the Spanish & French flags on Texas soil, followed by friars building missions & attempting to educate the Indians. Includes events of colonization, struggle for independence f/Mexico & emergence of Texas as a republic. Final chapters deal with statehood & many facets of pioneer lif... View more info

Wings of the Navy

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $16.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028816

Condition: Very Good


211 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #6 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson 01200-6, format #5, frontispiece on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chip on fore edge of frontispiece. View more info

Doomed Demons

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $25.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051189

Condition: Very Good


210 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #5 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson & Davis #01200-5, format #5. The frontispiece & three interior illustrations are on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chips on the dj edges, slight soiling to the spine of the dj View more info

The Pony Express - Landmark Books #7

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1950

Seller ID: 049977

Condition: Good+


[6], 185 pp, light blu clothcovered boards w/dark blu-orange deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan endpapers w/white diamond pattern w/blue illustrations in the diamonds, blu-brown-green dj w/blue spine w/yel-white lettering w/wht rear panel w/text. This is book #7 from the landmark book series. The story of the Pony Express which was organized to carry letters across the country. The book has tales of "bad men," outlaws,... View more info

The Pony Express - Landmark Books #7

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1950

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 049978

Condition: Very Good


[6], 185 pp, [1], light blu clothcovered boards w/dark blu-orange deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan-black-white endpapers w/map of western United States showing the route of the Pony Express from Missouri to California, blu-brown-green dj w/blue spine w/yel-white lettering w/wht rear panel w/list of landmark books to #30. Last page of text in book contains list of landmark books to #30. This is book #7 from the landmark book seri... View more info

The Erie Canal - Landmark Books #34

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.61

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1953

Seller ID: 049980

Condition: Good+


[8], 182 pp, light blu clothcovered boards w/dark maroon-red deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan endpapers w/white diamond pattern w/blue illustrations in the diamonds, grey-brown-white-blu dj w/yellow spine w/black lettering w/wht rear panel w/text. This is book #30 from the landmark book series. The story of the building of the Erie Canal from Buffalo on Lake Erie to Albany on the Hudson River. How De Witt Clinton was the driv... View more info

THE SLIM PRINCESS

By: Ade, George, Illustrated by Kerr, George F.

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc. 1907:

Seller ID: 017119


HB. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 170 pp, red linen bds w/gilt ltrs, w/pastedown picture on frt, back stained, crnrs bumped w/some wear, pastedown rubbed. Story about Morovenia, a state which started out to be Turkish & later decided to be European View more info

The House with Red Sails

By: Adelson, Leone

Price: $77.78

Publisher: New York, NY, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 031402

Condition: Very Good-


185 pp, light orange cloth covered boards w/red lettering, dj red-pink-wht w/wht-black lettering on spine & illustrated front & spine. A story about the three Norstrom children who lived in a house with red sails, a Chinese junk, the Amoy. The Amoy sailed the inland waterways from New York in the summer to Florida in the winter. They charged admission to tour the boat, but after a period of time the crowds grew smaller. The Norstroms then took on a passenger and things b... View more info

The Aesop for Children

By: Aesop

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Checkerboard Press:

Edition: 'E' Edition

Seller ID: 002691

Condition: Very Good+


96 pp, glossy orange-black papercovered boards. 126 stories from Aesop tales. prev owner's wrote on ffep, View more info

Aesop's Fables #706

By: Aesop

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Wonder Books, Inc.: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010282

Condition: Good


unpaginated, glossy yel-red boards w/color pictorial front. Collection of eleven of Aesop's fables w/lesson at end of each fable. They include: The Fox and The Crow, The Milkmaid & her Pail, The ant and the grasshopper, the hare & the tortoise and others. exterior hinge starting to crack. View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop

Price: $165.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Halford Sauce Co.: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028151

Condition: Very Good


Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 24mo - over 5" - 6" Tall. 32 pp, tan SC wraps w/black lettering. The booklet was advertisement for Halford Table Sauces and contain full translation of the Greek and Latin edition of Aesop's fables, published at Amsterdam, Holland in the year 1659. The illustrations are from the hands of Carl van Sichem, a celebrated engraver who flourished in the seventeenth century. The booklet contains 24 fables. slight tanni... View more info

Aesop's Fables #819:100

By: Aesop & Leaf, Anne Sellers

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1959

Edition: 'C' Printing

Seller ID: 039377

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, glossy wht-blu dj w/color illustrated front panel and endpapers. A Rand McNally Giant Book. A collection of the following twelve short tales, each with a moral: The Fox and The Grapes, The Boys and The Frogs, The Ants and The Grasshopper, The Fox and the Goat, The Dog and his Reflection, The Shepherd Boy and The Wolf, The Cat The Cock and The Young Mouse, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, The Lion and The Mouse, The Hare and The Tortoise, The Goose and The ... View more info

The Fables of Aesop : The Greek Slave whose stories are told around the World

By: Aesop & translated by Gregory, Patrick and Justina, and selected by Levine, David

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Boston, MA, Gambit: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029326

ISBN: 0876450745

Condition: Very Good+


ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title block on front & spine w/gilt lettering, dj wht w/orange-black lettering w/illustrated front panel & photo of author on back panel. David Levine has chosen fifty of his favorite fables from Aesop to illustrate each with a full-page drawing accompanied by fifty additonal fables. spine sunned, small chips at top & bottom of the spine. View more info