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The Eleventh Hour : a curious Mystery

By: Base, Graeme

Price: $29.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Harry Abrams, Inc., Publ: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001163

ISBN: 0810908514

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, glossy maroon boards & dj w/wht lettering on the spine, w/full color illustrated front cover, SIGNED by the author & small drawing of elephant by signature . The elephant turns 11 & celebrates by inviting his friends, none of the 11 animals is above suspicion w/clock strikes the Eleventh Hour. prev owner wrote on the ffep, small chip at top back cover front. View more info

The Discovery of Dragons

By: Base, Graeme

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1996

Seller ID: 039463

ISBN: 0810932377

Condition: Very Good+


32 pp, glossy blu-gilt-wht boards & dj w/color illustrated front and rear panels, gilt illustrated endpapers. The author recounts the discovery of some of the world's most fearsome dragons. There is the discover of European Dragons: Great Snow Dragon, Emerald Draong, Welsh Red Dragon, and St. George Dragon. There is also the discover of Asiatic Dragons & Tropical Dragons. View more info

DESERT GIANT the World of the Saguaro Cactus

By: Bash, Barbara

Price: $28.48

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Sierra Club Books: 1989

Edition: 7th Printing

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 024527

ISBN: 0316083011

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, green papercovered boards, dj blu w/black lettering w/color illustrated front & back, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on half title page, author also drew drawing of Saguaro Cactus by her signature. The book documents the life cycle and ecosystem of the giant saguaro cactus and the desert animals it helps to support. dj price-clipped, prev owner's name on FPD. View more info

Hosie's Alphabet

By: Baskin, Hosea, Tobias, and Lisa

Price: $212.08

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 024060

ISBN: 0670379581

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, glossy black-wht papercovered boards w/color wraparound illustration, dj black-wht w/wraparound color illustration, SIGNED by Hosie Baskin (illustrator's son) & dated April 1982. This is Leonard Baskin's first book for children. Hosie was three when he asked his father to draw this alphabet for him, he helped chose the creatures in the book, & his mother & his brother helped him w/the big words. prev owner's bookplate on FPD, small tear on dj spine top, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Eric and the Little Canal Boat

By: Bason, Lillian

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Parents' Magazine Press: 1967

Seller ID: 035549

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, white boards w/yel-aqua spine w/black lettering w/yel-red-orange-wht illustrated front & rear panels. This is Eric's first day as deckhand on the little canal boat, and the captains tells him that the boat must be on time and the passengers must always be happy. The canal boat is on a chain of lakes connected by a canal. At the last canal lock, Eric makes the boat late by waiting on a mother duck and little ducklings. slight soiling to the boards. View more info

the Real Book about Pets (Real Book Series)

By: Bates, Barbara

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001631

Condition: Very Good


192 pp, Story about the different kinds of pets, why have a pet, how to care for pets. How to tame wild birds and animals. slight wear to top & bottom of spine. View more info

The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus - 3 Volumes

By: Baum, L. Frank & adapted by Dezendorf, Ann

Price: $78.63

Publisher: Willitts Designs: 1998

Seller ID: 049645

ISBN: 096246936x

Condition: Near Fine


3 volumes, 29 pp, green papercovered boards dw/gilt borders on the front covers & gilt lettering on the spine, color illustrations on the front panels of the books. The three volumes are: Child of the Forest, Santa Claus!, and Christmas Eve. The books are still in shrink wrap packaging with band around the set View more info

The Annotated Wizard of Oz : The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank and edited w/intro by Hearn, Michael Patrick

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. Publisher: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039161

ISBN: 0517500868

Condition: Very Good


354 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & front cover, color illustrated endpaper maps, glossy yel-green dj w/black-green lettering, dj several small tears along top & bottom edges. The book is an extensive study of L. Frank Baum and his Land of Oz. The author discusses Baum's life, this tale's relation to the European tradition, the obscure contemporary references in the book, the sources of the characters, and the meaning of the word "Oz." Contains color text illustrations of Denslow drawings. some foxing on the fore edge View more info

Fairy Tales Form Far Away : Nelson's Fireside Library

By: Bayne, Marie

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 030454

Condition: Good+


96 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt stamped lettering & illustrations on the front cover & spine, red-black illustrated endpapers, eight color plates. Collection of seven fairy tales from different parts of the world. There is Persian, Basuto, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Bohemian, and Norman fairy tales. The fairy tales are Selima, How Tsietse found his father, the Rose of Pity, Little Marya and the Baba Yaga, the Giddy Tea-Kettle, Lidushka and the Frog, and the Little Madame. prev owner wrote on the front free end paper, slight corner wear and bumping, slight cocking to the book. View more info

Where Does God Live?

By: Bea, Holly

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Tiburon, CA, Starseed Press - Imprint of H J Kramer: 1997

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049924

ISBN: 0915811731

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, glossy pink-green-black-yel-red color illustrated dj and boards. A young girl learns from her grandmother that she can find God all around her. View more info

Creepy, Crawly Halloween Fright

By: Beach, Thomas

Price: $127.50

Publisher: Long Beach, CA, Troll Associates: 1994

Seller ID: 038139

ISBN: 0816733953

Condition: Very Good


unpagianted, glossy blu-black, yel-red-green-pink color illustrated boards, contains six pop-ups: spiders, ghost, black cat, jack-o'-lantern, witch, and bats. This is Robert Sabuda's first pop-up and it was under the pseudonym of Thomas Beach. View more info

The Flimflam Man

By: Beard, Darleen Bailey

Price: $17.85

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 024752

ISBN: 0374323461

Condition: Near Fine


85 pp, quarterbound w/yel papercovered boards w/green papercovered spine, dj wht w/color wraparound illustrated, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on half title page. In the summer of 1950, a con man comes to Wetumka, Oklahoma, about his fabulous circus, and although he swindles the townspeople, two young girls grow from the experience. View more info

Let's Start! Foam Art

By: Beaton, Clare

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Hertfordshire, England, Design Eye Holdings Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018941

ISBN: 1840260416

Condition: Near Fine


32 pp, purple-blu-yel-wht boards w/color pictorial front w/diecut opening in front cover to see parts, color illustrated back. Volume for children older than 36 months w/step-by-step instructions for all the projects & special pages in the pad to help with each project. They can use pre-cut shapes or cut the shapes out of the foam pad and glue to the paper. The volume is complete w/plastic shell unopened. View more info

The Mysterious Toyshop

By: Beaumont, Cyril W.

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1985

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 051076

ISBN: 0870994298

Condition: Near Fine


HB. Near Fine/Very Good. Facsimile Edition. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 32 pp, quarterbound w/green-yel-red-wht-blk color illustrated boards w/red cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj red spine w/black lettering w/green-yel-red-wht-black illustrated front & back panels, color illustrations inside, a facsimile of the 1924 edition. A new toyshop, full of wonderful dolls and miniatures for both children and adults, is found to harbor an amazing secret. View more info

Horse Stories

By: Bechdolt, Jack

Price: $8.08

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1950

Seller ID: 006796

Condition: Fair


126 pp, pictorial tan front cover. Collection of four stories for young readers about horses. small tears in couple of pages, several pages w/sm chips missing, two and one half inch chips missing on spine, several markings on front & rear cover View more info

Roy Rogers on the Double-R Ranch

By: Beecher, Elizabeth

Price: $25.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1951

Seller ID: 010933

Condition: Good+


78 pp, blue boards. Roy Rogers & Peter Kent were searching for Peter's little sister, Judy. stain on top by spine front & back, small chip title page. prev owner wrote name on FPD View more info

Sandy of Laguna

By: Bell, Joseph

Price: $5.91

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Storytellers Ink: 1992

Seller ID: 040726

ISBN: 1880812010

Condition: Near Fine


55 pp, yel SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. Includes Parent Guide brochure describing the book in English and Spanish. The story of a young willet bird that is born in Yukon Territory and migrates south to Laguna Beach, California. During his first winter stay he is involved in an accident a loses one of his legs. He learns to adjust to his disability and adapts to life with one leg. The book has a "Light up the mind of a child Series" sticker on the front cover. View more info

Yaller-Eye

By: Bell, Thelma Harrington

Price: $13.39

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1951

Edition: Junior Literary Guild Edition

Seller ID: 007605

Condition: Very Good


88 pp, green-yel cloth boards. The story of a young boy and his pet cat, how they find the cat in a trap. slight foxing endpapers, prev owner wrote on the ffep as a gift. View more info

Madeline

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $25.29

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1971

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 005542

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, Story of Madeline in Paris, France when she goes to the hospital. dj rubbed & chipped on extremi w/couple small closed tears, some foxing endpapers. View more info

Madeline's Rescue

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $19.51

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 1981

Edition: 28th Printing

Seller ID: 006164

Condition: Near Fine


56 pp, yel-blk spine w/color illustrated front & back on dj & boards. Story of when Madeline falls in the Seine in Paris, France & a courageous canine saves her life and becomes her pet. Then all twelve little girls want a dog. Book has Caldecott Medal sticker on dj. dj slight wrinkling along extrremi, slight wear dj corners. View more info