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The Kingdom and the Cave, Aiken, Joan
1 The Kingdom and the Cave
Aiken, Joan
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1974 0385030436 / 9780385030434 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Victor Ambrus, Illustrator 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, quite clean and bright. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean turquoise endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Victor ambrus. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful tale of mystery, fantasy and adventure. 027564

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Field Guide to the Little People, Arrowsmith, Nancy with George Moorse
2 A Field Guide to the Little People
Arrowsmith, Nancy with George Moorse
New York Hill and Wang (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) 1977 0809044501 / 9780809044504 First Unknown Fine Very Good+ Jacket Heinz Edelmann, Illustrator 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean green boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, clean brown cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Heinz Edelmann. Calligraphy by Kevin Reilly. 296 pages with index. Dust jacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap, a few short closed edge tears and tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A guide for dreamers who need to know more about the "little people". 026846

Price: 18.00 USD
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Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (Spiderwick Chronicles), DiTerlizzi, Tony and Holly Black
3 Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (Spiderwick Chronicles)
DiTerlizzi, Tony and Holly Black
New York Simon & Schuster 2005 0689859414 / 9780689859410 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean decorated boards, no wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with red ribbon page marker. Clean decorated endpapers - no previous owner markings. As new condition. Amazing and beautiful illustrations throughout that are capable of sparking the imagination in all of us. Includes a fold-out illustration of "North American Griffin." 123 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026051

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Furlough from Heaven, Dreifuss, Jerome
4 Furlough from Heaven
Dreifuss, Jerome
New York Crown Publishers 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 254 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped, has a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story about Leonardo da Vinci coming back to earth and paying a visit to New York City on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in June of 1941. It is about the little girl names Muggins who found Leonardo, and gave him the guidance and counsel he needed. She needed him, too, more than she could know, and Leonardo unravelled the amazing tangle of trouble she had wrapped around herself. 027565

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Fleming, Ian
5 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Fleming, Ian
New York Random House 1964 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket John Birmingham, Illustrator 
Second printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations by John Birmingham. 114 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has two very short closed edge tears, no chips, very slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a fun family and their magical car by the author of the infamous James Bond spy thrillers. Made into an Oscar-nominated movie in 1968 starring Dick Van Dyke. 027722

Price: 40.00 USD
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Stories from the Arabian Nights, Housman, Laurence
6 Stories from the Arabian Nights
Housman, Laurence
New York George H. Doran n.d. Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Edmund Dulac, Illustrator 
Reprint edition in dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 16 color plates (including color frontispiece of Scheherazade) and black and white drawings by Edmund Dulac.237 pages. Dustjacket is clean but has considerable edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the George H. Doran Company's "The Golden Years of Childhood" series of child classics illustrated by famous artists. 022044

Price: 32.00 USD
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River of Mirrors: The Fantastic Art of Judson Huss, Huss, Judson
7 River of Mirrors: The Fantastic Art of Judson Huss
Huss, Judson
Beverly Hills, California Morpheus International 1996 1883398177 / 9781883398170 First Hardcover Fine Judson Huss 
Stated First Edition, September 1996; numbered Limited Edition, this being number 20 of 150. SIGNED on half title page by Judson Huss, additionally with his small red monogram stamped on the same page. In original slipcase in excellent condition. Laid in is a certificate with gold seal from the Morpheus Gallery attesting to the original purchase, the numbered limited edition being hand-signed by the artist and date of purchase. Also laid in is a beautiful suitable-for-framing numbered print also signed by Huss in perfect condition. Book and slipcase size is approx. 10" x 12". Bound in dark blue leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine, lovely color illustration on cover by Huss. As new condition, no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are all clean and bright. Gorgeous full-color reproductions of the artist's work throughout. 94 pages. In red cloth slipcase (unworn). 027488

Price: 200.00 USD
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THE RHYMES AND RUNES OF THE TOAD, Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg
8 THE RHYMES AND RUNES OF THE TOAD
Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg
New York Macmillan 1975 0026070405 / 9780026070409 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Sebastian Fleuret, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 71 pp. with beautiful black and white illustrations by Sebastian Fleuret. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, 1/2" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poems and stories about mysterious, magical toads. 020675

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Tolkien Companion, Tyler, J.E.A.
9 The Tolkien Companion
Tyler, J.E.A.
New York St. Martin's Press 1976 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean, attractive book club edition in unchipped dust jacket. Golden brown cloth boards with decorative gold scroll title box, red lettering on both cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Edited by S. A. Tyler, Illustrated by Kevin Reilly. 531 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, fading to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An invaluable reference work for all those entranced by the wonder of Middle Earth. 027581

Price: 8.00 USD
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Are There Faeries At the Bottom of Your Garden?, Williams, Betsy
10 Are There Faeries At the Bottom of Your Garden?
Williams, Betsy
Andover, Massachusetts Betsy Williams 1994 First Paperback Fine 
Paperback booklet with stapled binding, SIGNED by the author. Art embellishments by Ned Williams. Very clean illustrated cover - no creasing or wear. Inscribed and signed by author on inside front cover: "May faeries always dance in your garden! - Betsy Williams. Faerie lore, Faerie Festival Projects, Faery Festival recipes, making faerie dust, building faerie houses and more. 50 pages. 027161

Price: 15.00 USD
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