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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: $14.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, Gambit: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035250

ISBN: 0876450745

Condition: Very Good


ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title blocks w/brown lettering, dj tan w/black lettering on spine w/black-and-white illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The author chose fifty of his favorite fables and illustrated them and added another fifty to accompany those that were illustrated. fore edge some foxing, dj chipped at top & bottom of the spine & along bottom edge of the back panel, numerous small holes on the dj flap ... View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop and selected & edited by Harris, Laura

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1954

Seller ID: 039058

Condition: Very Good


91 pp, [2], glossy blu-brown-yel-red color illustrated boards w/blu spine and black lettering, color illustrated endpapers of various animals. A collection of forty-five fables, from The Fox and the Grapes, The Quack Frog, The Stag at the Pool, The Gnat and the Bull, The Vain Jackdaw, Golden Eggs, The Lark and the Farmer, the Hare and the Hound and many more. A fable is the kind of story that show us what happens as a result of foolish, greedy, selfish, or vain actio... View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop and translated by Jones, V. S. Vernon w/intro by Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Avenel Books:

Edition: 26th Printing

Seller ID: 036046

ISBN: 0517171988

Condition: Very Good+


224 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, twelve color illustrations and fifty-four black-and-white illustrations. The book is a facsimile of the 1912 edition. Collection of short stories that teach about morals. View more info

SIP OF AESOP

By: Aesop and Yolen, Jane, Illustrated by Barbour, Karen

Price: $20.83

Publisher: New York, NY: The Blue Sky Press, 1995:

Seller ID: 031793


Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1st Edition. 4to (11-13 Inches tall). unpaginated, quarterbound w/purple boards w/wht cloth covered spine, glossy purple dj w/pnk-green-blu-yel-orange color illustrated front & back. Retells, in verse, thirteen fabrics from the Greek slave, Aesop, including "The Hare and The Tortoise," "The BOy Who Cried Wolf," and "The Fox and the Stork." small tear at the top of the dj spine. dj in mylar protector. View more info

Bridle the Wind

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $14.41

Publisher: New York, NY, Delacorte Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022583

ISBN: 0385293011

Condition: Very Good


242 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/black cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj blu-green-brown w/red lettering w/color illustrated front & spine, dj several small chips along edge, dj spine slightly sunned. The adventures of thirteen-year-old Felix after he leaves England for his home in Spain. The story is set in Spain in the 1820s. View more info

Peter Rabbit and Jimmy Chipmunk #308

By: Albert, Virginia

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 022689

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, orange papercovered boards w/black-blu-purple-green lettering w/color wraparound illustration, dj orange w/black-blu-purple-green w/wraparound color illustration, illustrated endpapers, book illustrated by Virginia Albert and the boards & dj are illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat, twelve color illustrations and numerous black-and-white illustrations, rubricated book (each section has red letter as the initial letter). Slight wear to corners of book, prev owner's... View more info

Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy

By: Alcott, Louisa M. w/intro by Weeks, Edward

Price: $42.08

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 037240

Condition: Fine


xiv, 429 pp, brown leather boards w/gilt lettering & deco, four raised ribs on the spine, light brown silk moiré endpapers, light brown silk bookmark ribbon, AEG (all edges gilt). The book is printed on archival quality paper and is acid-neutral. Book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by the Easton Press. The story of the daily home life of four girls in a New England family. The March family is the author's own family, and the "little women"... View more info

A WORLD OF LITTLE PEOPLE

By: Alden, Raymond M., Illustrated by Illsutrated

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Boston, MA: D. Lothrop Company, 1888:

Seller ID: 030877


Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Jacket. 16mo over 6" to 7" Tall. 76 pp, (15), red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering and black deco on spine & front. Story of Ant-Hill No. 5, how they were attached by the "Bloody Guerillas" red ants and carried off to slavery. some soiling to boards, stain on back bottom front corner, corners bumped, slightly shaken. View more info

Why the Chimes Rang

By: Alden, Raymond Macdonald

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037110

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, blu boards w/gilt lettering, brown-white illustrations on each page of text. The book tells a story about the chimes in a church that hadn't rang for many years, until one Christmas they rang. some finish chipping to the spine & coners of the book. View more info

LUCKY YEAR

By: Aldis, Dorothy, Illustrated by McKee, John Dukes

Price: $15.09

Publisher: New York, NY: Rand McNally & Company, 1951:

Seller ID: 030133


Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Sm8vo from 7-1/2" to 8" Tall. 175 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/pink lettering, blue-and-wht illustrated endpapers. Story about events in small Indiana town, such as hog-driving, paddle wheelers, and Jenny Lind singing. View more info

The Story of a Bad Boy

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Company: 1927

Seller ID: 000475

Condition: Very Good


253 pp, bright paste-down front board with gilt outline, and gilt lettered spine, nice copy View more info

The Story of a Bad Boy

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $10.20

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Company: 1927

Seller ID: 040200

Condition: Good+


253 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/bright paste-down front board with gilt border and with gilt lettering on the spine, blu-white illustrated endpapers. The story is autobiographical to suit the author's purpose. Tom Bailey's temperament and appetites were wholesome, his boyish pranks were never vicious or mean. missing color illustration page 132 View more info

The Meadow-Brook Girls Across Country : or the Young Pathfinders on a Summer Hike

By: Aldridge, Janet

Price: $11.69

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co,: 1913

Seller ID: 029426

Condition: Very Good


250 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering, frontispiece and with three interior illustrations. A group of five girls from New Hampshire have fun hiking and camping. The girls hike home from the Poconos, meeting the Tramp Club Boys along the way, and beating them in a walking contest. This is second book in the series of six. prev owner wrote on ffep, pages tanning. View more info

THE MEADOW-BROOK GIRLS IN THE HILLS or the missing pilot of the White Mountains

By: Aldridge, Janet, Illustrated by Frontispiece

Price: $5.91

Publisher: Akron, OH: The Saalfield Publishing Co, 1914:

Seller ID: 014749


HB. Good-/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 250 pp, green-black papercovered boards, pages yellowing, worn edges, prev owner wrote on FPD View more info

The Diamond Tree

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, Francis Alexander: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017313

Condition: Near Fine


39 pp, green cloth boards w/black letters & deco, SIGNED by author on the title page. Collection of poems. View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar : Fables and Hero Stories from Old China

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc,: 1967

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 022522

Condition: Very Good+


29 pp, green cloth boards, w/black lettering & black deco on front, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. A collection of 18 short legends of ancient china. View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar : Fables and Hero Stories from Old China

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1963

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 027595

Condition: Very Good+


31 pp, green cloth boards, w/black lettering & deco on the front cover, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. A collection of 18 short legends of ancient china. View more info

Witch, Goblin and Ghost are Back

By: Alexander, Sue

Price: $15.26

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033214

Condition: Very Good


63 pp, glossy wht boards w/blk-red lettering w/color illustrated front & back panel. Collection of five I Am Reading short stories: The Winter Day, The Painting, Goblin's Fudge, The Meadow Day and Goblin's Raft Trip. View more info

Iin a New World : or Among the Gold-Fields of Australia

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $148.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Porter & Coates: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007479

Condition: Very Good


323 pp, brown cloth boards w/black-yel deco & lettering, slate coated (cooked) endpapers. Three illustrations in text plus frontispiece. Book from the "New World Series" of Alger's books. Present title is last title listed on the copyright page. Bennett #82. slight shelf wear to btm of crnrs. View more info

Mark Mason's Victory or the Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, A. L. Burt Company, Publishers:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049859

Condition: Very Good


[1], 308 pp, [10 pp ads], grey cloth covered boards w/a full color illustrated applique is pasted on the front cover of a boy on the cowcatcher of train engine picking up a girl from the track, black lettering on the spine w/red hatch pattern below title and boy with capped head. Plain endpapers, Mark Mason, the telegraph boy, was a sturdy, honest lad, who pluckily won his way to success by his honest manly efforts under many difficulties. the applique has the JWD in... View more info