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1 Bradbury, Bianca Happy Acres
Austin, TX The Steck Company 1958 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Warren, Betsy 
unpaginated, brown clothcovered boards w/dark brown illustrated front cover and dark brown lettering on the spine. Story about how a farmer and his wife and their animals lived. Each had work to do, then one day a donkey came by. He told the horse that he didn't work and look how happy he was. This carried over to all the other animals. After about a week a quarrel started when one of the animals wanted another to do something. Soon all the animals were quarreling and things went from bad to worse. The famrer changed the name of the farm to Hungry Acres. soon the animals stopped quarreling, they just sat around all day and no one said a word. Then the donkey stopped by again, and told them weren't they happy that they didn't work anymore. They looked at him and told him what they received when they worked. They went back to work and the farmer changed the name back to happy acres. light spotting on the front cover, prev owner's name on title page. 
Price: 27.63 USD
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2 Gorey, Edward La Chauve-Souris Doree The Gilded Bat
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1966 2nd Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, white spine w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back panels, dj wht spine w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A21b no edition stated on the copyright page. The life and art of a fabled ballerina: nee Maudie Splaytoe, discovered at the the age of five by Mme Trepidovska, she achieves apotheosis in her immortal role, La Chauve-Souris Doree. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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3 Gorey, Edward The Broken Spoke
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1976 0396073751 / 9780396073758 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Oblong 32mo - over 4" - 5" Tall Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, black-grey-wht wraparound color illustrated boards, dj black-grey-color illustrated wraparound, illustrated endpapers. Toledano A63c The book grew out of a commission from Sports Illustrated and sixteen of the cards first appeared there. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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4 Gorey, Edward The Epiplectic Bicycle
New York, NY Dood, Mead & Company 1969 0396070310 / 9780396070313 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Oblong 24mo - from 5" to 6" Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, green boards w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back, dj green w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A30a first edition w/correct price on front flap of the dj. An intrepid voyage of epic proportion with a hero unequaled in the annals of literature. slight soiling to dj 
Price: 80.75 USD
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5 Gorey, Edward The Glorious Nosebleed : Fifth Alphabet
New York, NY Dood, Mead & Company 1974 0396070310 / 9780396070313 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, orange w/black lettering on spine & illustrated front & rear covers, dj orange w/illustrated front & back. Toledano A59c first trade edition. An exemplary alphabet for connoisseurs of syntax, semantics and subtleties. slight wear to corners of dj. 
Price: 55.25 USD
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6 Gorey, Edward The Secrets: Volume One The Other Statue
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1968 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, black-wht wraparound illustrated boards w/wht spine w/black lettering, dj black-white illustrated wraparound w/wht spine w/black lettering. Toledano A29a first edition stated on the copyright page. The annual charity fete on the grounds of Backwater Hall in Mortshire and Lord Wherewithal is found crushed beneath a statue that had blown down from the parapet. slight soiling on rfep. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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7 Gorey, Edward The Utter Zoo : an Alphabet
New York, NY Meredith Press 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, light green boards w/black letter on spine & black & wht illustrations on front & back, dj light green w/black lettering on spine w/black-wht illustrations on front & back panel. Toledano #26a stated first edition on copyright page. An improbable menagerie for Sunday's child. Alphabet from Ampoo to Zote. slight soiling to dj, dj in mylar protector. 
Price: 174.25 USD
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8 Gorey, Edward & Neumeyer, Peter F. Donald Has a Difficulty
New York, NY Harcourt Brace & Company 1997 0884961753 / 9780884961758 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Oblong 24mo - from 5" to 6" Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, black-and-white SC wraps w/black lettering w/illustrated front & back. Donald gets a splinter in the calf of his leg. When his mother removes the splinter with needle & tweezers, he has his mind on other things and so it does not cause him pain. But when she puts alcohol on the wound, he feels pain. Toledano #33b 
Price: 31.88 USD
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9 Spark, Muriel The Very Fine Clock
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Oblong 16mo Over 6" - 7" Tall Gorey, Edward 
unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/black-white-orange illustrations & lettering on the front board w/black illustrations on the rear board. The story of a clock named Ticky who was purchased by Professor Horace Morris in Switzerland. The Professor and his four professor friends would set around talking on Thursday nights. Then one Thursday they talked about how Ticky always knew the time. Toledano B40b "Gibraltar Library Binding" stamped in white on the rear cover. the boards have discolored to grey except by the spine. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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10 Sweet, Alexander E. and edited by Eisenhour, Virginia Alex Sweet's Texas: The Lighter Side of Lone Star History
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1986 0292703821 / 9780292703827 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Illustrated 
xxii, 202 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, light brown dj w/dark brown illustrated front panel and w/black-brown lettering. The author provides funny, tongue-in-check sketches, frontier phenomena, and odd stories. 
Price: 19.13 USD
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