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In the Time of the Bells, Gripe, Maria
201 In the Time of the Bells
Gripe, Maria
New York Delacorte Press 1976 0-440-04012-3 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket Harald Gripe, Illustrator 
Scarce clean copy of this book in original dustjacket. Very clean beige boards with clean unfaded blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; NO names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. Translated from the Swedish by Sheila La Farge. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with some soiling to spine and very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018268

Price: 30.00 USD
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Raggedy ann and the Golden Butterfly, Gruelle, Johnny
202 Raggedy ann and the Golden Butterfly
Gruelle, Johnny
New York Johnny Gruelle Company 1940 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Johnny Gruelle, Illustrator 
First Edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean bright illustrated boards with red spine, black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to two lower corner tips. Binding is tight, no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers with small illustration. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful color and black and white illustrations throughout by the author. 95 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chip at top left corner near spine, wear at bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears and some wear at folds; child's faint writing on rear panel of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023796

Price: 25.00 USD
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Azeet, Paratrooper Dog, Gur, General Motta
203 Azeet, Paratrooper Dog
Gur, General Motta
Nashville / New York Thomas Nelson, Inc. 1972 0840762526 / 9780840762528 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Ron Dorfman, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright blue lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Ron Dorfman. 131 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, two 1" closed tears to rear panel, tiny closed edge tear at top of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dog stories abound in childen's literature, but the true stories in this book are unlike any others, for they tell of the unusual exploits of Azeet, a beautiful German Shepherd who became a member of an Israeli army paratroop unit and served in a border patrol in thge Middle East. Azeet repeatedly demonstrates her extraordinary sensory powers, her unflinching courage, and her canny intelligence. 025151

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Whiffy McMann, Hader, Berta and Elmer
204 Whiffy McMann
Hader, Berta and Elmer
Oxford University Press 1933 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
First Edition, scarce, in original dust jacket. Clean orange and white paper covered boards with cat illustration on cover, illustration of "Jane" (girl in braids) on rear board. Hint of corner wear. Binding is tight, pages, edges and endpapers are clean. Illustrated in orange, black and white. Unpaginated. Dust jacket is not price clipped ($.75 on front inside flap), is clean, but has chips, wrinkles and tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whiffy McMann is a kitten and Jane is a little girl who takes Whiffy home with her from the grocery store. 023422

Price: 75.00 USD
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205 The Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Hagedorn, Hermann
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1918 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine, clean, unchipped oval photograph of Theodore Roosevelt on cover. No fraying, mere hint of wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Frontis photograph of Roosevelt. 375 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs throughout. Code on copyright page A-T (January, 1919) First publication November, 1918. 011571

Price: 15.00 USD
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Out of Provincetown, Hall Rosalys
206 Out of Provincetown
Hall Rosalys
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1941 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Corinne Malvern, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (F/R colophon on copyright page). Clean red cloth boards with just a hint of dust-darkening to board and spine edges. Sharp corners, hint of of surface wear to top and bottom spine edges, no tears. Black lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 296 pgs. with illustrations by Corinne Malvern. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very tiny pencil-point size chip at upper rear spine edge, a few very tiny closed edge tears, hint of light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fun story for young people set in Provincetown, with lots of hilarity and action involving a missing sloop. 5-1/2" x 8". Children's. 017101

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207 Ghost Train
Harper, Lyle
Chicago Goldsmith 1932 Hard Cover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Spots of wear along bottom board edges, fraying at one spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no writing or bookplates. 119 pgs. Beautifully illustrated dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Rails gleaming in the moonlight--the thunder of the fast mail--the desperate call of a telegraph sounder--a train vanishing in the mountains. 8vo. Children's. 014119

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Mr. Rabbit at Home - A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and his Queer Country, Harris, Joel Chandler
208 Mr. Rabbit at Home - A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and his Queer Country
Harris, Joel Chandler
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1897 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Oliver Herford, Illustrator 
Illustrated tan cloth boards with no bumping or wear. Boards are clean with brown and green illustration of lion and rabbit on cover, gold stamped lettering. Moderate foxing (faint brown spotting) to cloth on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers with faint previous owner inscription (1915). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations throughout by Oliver Herford (drawings in black and white). 1897 on title page; "Copyright, 1895" on copyright page. 020368

Price: 75.00 USD
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Plantation Pageants, Harris, Joel Chandler
209 Plantation Pageants
Harris, Joel Chandler
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First edition, decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with cram and black decoration on cover, gold and black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of faint soiling. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been carefully reglued. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. Previous owner inscription dated 1899 neatly penned on blank fly leaf. illustrations by E. Boyd Smith, including frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard (total of 20 illustrations). 247 pages. 022380

Price: 65.00 USD
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210 Top Horse of Crescent Ranch
Hastings, Howard L.
New York Cupples & Leon 1942 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Very clean toast brown cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top-stained page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 248 pgs. Illustrated by the author. Very clean color illustrated DUSTJACKET has 1/4" chipping at top of spine, two very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012826

Price: 25.00 USD
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211 Woodrow Wilson: A Biography for Young People
Hatch, Alden
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1947 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Here is a collectible book for the library of that special young person in your life who is interested in history. Inscribed and SIGNED with date (1948) by the author, this book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. Clean red cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. 280 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011042

Price: 30.00 USD
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Surprise for Timmy, Hauman, George & Doris
212 Surprise for Timmy
Hauman, George & Doris
New York Macmillan 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket illustrated by the authors 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 78 pgs. with illustrations by the authors. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has small chips at upper and lower spine edge, 2" closed tear at lower front fold edge, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Everyone in the family has a pet except for Timmy. On his fifth birthday, he gets a surprise. 017530

Price: 20.00 USD
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Big Brother, Hawkes, Clarence
213 Big Brother
Hawkes, Clarence
Springfield, MA Milton Bradley Company 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Griswold Tyng, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black & white by Griswold Tyng. 234 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket, beautifully illustrated in color; shallow chipping at top of spine (1/4" max.), very small shallow chip at top front panel edge, larger chip at top rear panel edge (1" x 3/4" and not interfering with any rear panel text or illustration) . Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unusual story of a seven year old boy and his trick bear, "Big Brother", of their life with a small town circus, their travels over country turnpikes and performances in the big top. Very attractive book and dustjacket. 8vo. Children's. 015590

Price: 40.00 USD
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Silversheene - King of Sled Dogs, Hawkes, Clarence
214 Silversheene - King of Sled Dogs
Hawkes, Clarence
New York Platt & Munk 1943 Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Nice clean book and original dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper - no other marks. Full color frontispiece illustration. 234 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, no chips, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025832

Price: 20.00 USD
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215 Books, Children & Men
Hazard, Paul (translated By Marguerite Mitchell)
Boston The Horn Book, Inc. 1944 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned on back of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight browning to spine, a few small edge chips & closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive analysis of children's literature. 8 vo.. Books on Books. 011068

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Pastor's Dog, Heavey, Jean
216 The Pastor's Dog
Heavey, Jean
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Elinore Blaisdell, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page. Clean gray cloth boards with red title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. No other marks. Pages and edges are clean. 155 pgs. with illustrations by Elinore Blaisdell. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny edge chips, 1" piece missing at spine base, small chip at center spine fold edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A warm and friendly story about a boy, a dog and a pastor, for dog lovers of any age. 8vo. Dogs. 016353

Price: 25.00 USD
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Album of Horses, Henry, Marguerite
217 Album of Horses
Henry, Marguerite
Rand McNally & Company 1962 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
Later printing in beautiful clean dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering, three brown horse head illustrations on cover, brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper and on half-title page. Gorgeous full color illustrations by Wesley Dennis, in addition to black and white drawings. 113 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, has slight edge wear and a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Classic book about many different breeds of horses by the Newbery Medal winning author, Marguerite Henry. 026146

Price: 30.00 USD
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Black Gold, Henry, Marguerite
218 Black Gold
Henry, Marguerite
Chicago Rand McNally 1957 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
First Edition, with "Edition of 1957" and "A" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded black boards with yellow lettering and horse head illustration on cover, yellow letterin onk spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean color illustrated endpapers (very small pen squiggle on front pastedown). No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated by Wesley Dennis. 175 pages. 025427

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Little Fellow, Henry, Marguerite
219 The Little Fellow
Henry, Marguerite
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Diana Thorne, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with brown lettering and illustration of a scampering colt on cover, brown title box on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Color illustrated endpapers. Faint tape marking to front and rear free endpaper - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white by Diana Thorne. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024917

Price: 40.00 USD
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White Stallion of Lipizza, Henry, Marguerite
220 White Stallion of Lipizza
Henry, Marguerite
Chicago Rand McNally 1964 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Printing, November, 1964, SIGNED by the author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean and bright illustrated (front and rear) cloth boards - no fading or fraying. Size approx. 9" x 11". Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed by the author on the half-title page: "Marguerite Henry" with a small horseshoe drawn by her name. Beautifully illustrated in full color by Wesley Dennis. 116 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of spine, numerous closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025131

Price: 150.00 USD
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