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Puzzle in Purple : a Connie Blair Mystery #3

By: Allen, Betsy

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1948

Edition: ca 1958 Edition

Seller ID: 039900

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 213 pp, green papercovered boards w/color illustrated front board and cameo of Conie on hte spine, plain grey endpapers. Phantom Friends - C108-3, format #2, book number 3 in the series. Lists to The Mystery of the Ruby Queens #12 on the advertisement page and also on the rear panel. Connie attends art school, where the decorations for the Fairy Tale Ball are vanalized. Is it the work of a practical joker or a villian? dj chip one inch chips on top edge of bac... View more info

Arrow VI

By: Allen, T.D.

Price: $14.41

Publisher: T.D. Allen: 1974

Seller ID: 002254

Condition: Very Good+


66 pp, red simulated leather boards, w/pastedown picture on the front cover. The book is a creative writing project among Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools United States Department of Interior. This is the last issue of Arrow, due to government funding being cutoff for the project. The students from the various schools were encouraged to write poems and stories. View more info

The Story of Sammy Sticklepin

By: Alleyne, Margaret

Price: $27.63

Publisher: New York, NY, F. Warne & Co. Ltd.: 1957

Edition: 4th Impression

Seller ID: 015390

Condition: Very Good


43 pp, wht-blk spine w/color pictorial front boards & dj, back of book has color illustration, illustrated endpapers. Story of a hedgehog named Sammy Sticklepin and his adventures. Sammy's prickles were the longer & pricklier & sticklier than his brothers and sister. dj corners worn, slight wear corners of bk, slight foxing of boards & dj, dj price-clipped. View more info

THE FAIRIES

By: Allingham, William, Illustrated by Hague, Michael

Price: $22.74

Publisher: New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co, 1989:

Seller ID: 007381


HB. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. unpaginated, maroon boards, dj wht-orange w/pictorial front. An illustrated version of the nineteenth-century poem about the "little men" and the mischief that they do. View more info

Callie Shaw, Stable Boy

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030463

ISBN: 1571680926

Condition: Near Fine


188 pp, glossy blu-tan-green-black wraparound color illustration, SIGNED by the author. Callie follows her fierce determination to work with horses by posing as a boy named Caleb and getting a job in a stable. View more info

The Texas ABC Book

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Picnic Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039052

ISBN: 0938150014

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrated front cover. An alphabet book about Texas ranging from the Alamo, Bluebonnet, Cowboy, Davis Mountains to Zephyr. small light stain on front cover by the first word. View more info

The Texas ABC Book

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Picnic Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040295

ISBN: 0938150014

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrated front cover. An alphabet book about Texas ranging from the Alamo, Bluebonnet, Cowboy, Davis Mountains to Zephyr. small light stain on front cover by the first word. View more info

The Texas ABC Book

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Picnic Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040535

ISBN: 0938150014

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown SC wraps w/black lettering & illustrated front cover. An alphabet book about Texas ranging from the Alamo, Bluebonnet, Cowboy, Davis Mountains to Zephyr. View more info

The First People in the World

By: Ames, Gerald and Wyler, Rose

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1958

Seller ID: 049499

Condition: Very Good


48 pp, quarterbound w/green-brown-white papercovered front panel and w/black clothcovered spine, green rear panel. Story about the early people and animals of the world. View more info

Animal Art

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 002486

ISBN: 0385242271

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, red papercovered boards. Author compiled group of fifty assorted animals to draw, w/step- by-step instructions. dj small tear on front, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Draw 50 Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018988

ISBN: 0385111347

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu boards w/silver lettering. Step-by-step insturctions for drawing different dinosaurs & other prehistoric animals. prev owner's name on FPD, slight wear on the corners. View more info

Ben and Me : a New and Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin as Written By His Good Mouse Amos

By: Amos and edited by Lawson, Robert

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Company: 1939

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049683

Condition: Very Good


x, 114 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/dark brown lettering on spine & front panel, dark brown illustration on the front panel, illustrated endpapers. Story about Benjamin Franklin written by Amos, and how Amos invented the things that Benjamin was credited with. prev owner's name on FPD, light soiling to the boards. View more info

Tom Brown's School-Days

By: an old boy Hughes, Thomas and edited by Bradby, H.C.

Price: $42.46

Publisher: Boston, MA, LeRoy Phillips: 1920

Seller ID: 010135

Condition: Very Good-


412 pp, blu cloth boards w/full color pastedown picture on front board w/gilt lettering on the spine. Book contains the conditions of school life & local colour of England in 1857 when it was first written. prev owner placed color sticker of ocean liner & wrote Queen Mary under on verso of frontispiece, slight wear corners, prev owner name ffep, stain on pastedown, corners bumped. View more info

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans and Translated from Danish by Siewers, Carl

Price: $63.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Graham & Matlack: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039356

Condition: Good


[6], 188, green clock covered boards w/color pastedown of mermaid on the front cover w/green-white embossed border on the front cover, four color illustrations in the text with numerous black-and-white illustrations. The book contains eighteen stories. They are: The Tinder-box, Little Klaus and Big Klaus, Little Ida's Flowers, Lizzie Thumb, The Traveling Companion, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Suit, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Wild Swans, The Flying Trunk... View more info

Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $37.19

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002516

Condition: Very Good+


155 pp, quarterbound w/blu papercovered boards w/green cloth spine, dj white glossy w/full color illustrations reproduced from a copy of 1924 edition in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Collection of 11 of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales: the Tinder Box, The Real Princess, The Elder Tree Mother, The Nightingale, Ole Lukk-Oie, The Hardy Tin Soldier, The Flying Trunk, The Swineherd, The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweeper, The Story of a Mother and T... View more info

The Wicked Prince

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Creative Editions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019600

ISBN: 0152009582

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, glossy light green-black papercovered boards w/color pictorial front w/tan-blk dj w/color pictorial front. In this retelling of a story also know as "The Evil King," a vain prince determines to prove himself more powerful than all else, even God, only to be defeated by a single gnat. View more info

Twelve Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $15.26

Publisher: New York, NY, Margaret K. McElderry Books: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020316

ISBN: 0689505811

Condition: Very Good+


92 pp, wht-red spine HB w/black lettering w/front & back background grey w/color pictorial front & back, dj is the same as the boards, illustrated front & rear pastedowns w/ maps. Illustrator has selected, translated & illustrated twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's tales. The Princess on the Pea, Tinderbox, the Swineherd, The Little Match Girl, The Sweethearts, The Fir Tree, Twelve by Coach and others. prev owner wrote on FPD. View more info

Thumbelina : and Other Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Derrydale Books: 1995

Seller ID: 030123

ISBN: 0517122154

Condition: Very Good


103 pp, dark red boards w/color illustrated front & back panels w/wht letteing, dark red endpapers. The book contains seven fairy tales from : Thumbelina, Nightingale, Little Swineherd, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Nightingale, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, and The Little Mermaid. Thumbelina is a Danish fairy tale. Story about woman who wanted a child, and went to a witch. The witch gave her a grain of barley & told her to plant it. A flower sprang up fr... View more info

The Tinder Box

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 030382

ISBN: 0316039381

Condition: Near Fine


31 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/yel spine, glossy green dj w/gilt-wht lettering w/color illustrated front & back covers. A retelling of Andersen's classic tale of a brave soldier who finds love and fortune in a magic tinderbox. View more info

The Little Mermaid

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt & Company: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035656

ISBN: 0805010106

Condition: Very Good+


48 pp, quarterbound w/blu boards and purple cloth covered spine, glossy dj w/blu spine w/black-orange lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The story of a mermaid princess who gives up her title, her voice, and ultimately her life for the love of a human prince. prev owner's bookplate on ffep and prev owner wrote on ffep. View more info