(George)

By: Konigsburg, E. L.

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000155

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


George is a quiet boy, doesn't talk much and is in an accelerated class for organic chemistry. He has a lab partner, William, and wants so much to be his friend that nothing he does seems wrong. However, things begin to disappear from the lab, and the lab partners have loud quarrels. The jacket is worn at the top and a small part of the top spine is worn away. The bottom is worn at the corners and spine. The front flap is curled up at the end, and the jacket back has a piece missing at the bottom edge, about the size of a small olive. The cloth binding is red, and worn at the corners and spine... View more info

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Verne, Jules; Bonner, Anthony

Price: $8.74

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1996

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 002155

ISBN: 0448413078

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This volume is one of the Illustrated Junior Library. It is a 19th century science fiction tale in which a french professor and his companions, trapped aboard a fantastic submarine with a mad sea captain, come face to face with exotic ocean creatures and strange sights hidden from the world above. 424 pages, color illustrations. The bottom front is bumped at the hinge. The remainder mark on the bottom is about 1" long. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

366 Stories for Bedtime

By: N/A

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1987

Seller ID: CH-01312

Condition: Very Good


Binding is very good, corners bumped. Fully illustrated. Pages are all fine, no marks or tears. 8" x 10.75" high. View more info

4 Game Boards Book

By: Various

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Lowe Faircrest Series:

Seller ID: 001703

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This is a heavy cardboard book that is four board games. Using small buttons (not included) children can play baseball, football, basketball, or auto race. Each pair of boards completes each game, and there is a spinner attached. Rules are included. The spine has a plaid cover, which is off about 1/2" at the top and about 1/2" at the bottom. There is a mark on the front, possibly from tape and a few scratches. A small area in back is missing the color from a small sticker. The boards are a bit bent vertically, but just fine for play. 4 games, 8 boards. Folio - over 12" - 15" ta... View more info

8th Grade Changes Everything

By: Steober. Ellen

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Troll Associates: 1992

Seller ID: CH-12176

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Binding has glossy pictorial cover. Cover is fine. Spine is slightly cocked. 124 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

A Cabin for Crusoe

By: Severn, David

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1946

Seller ID: CH-12153

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Binding is very good, very slight wear at the corners and spine. A red cloth cover, it has a few spots on it that are darker than the overall cover. The back has a white line on top of the cover. 242 pages, one has a small tear at the bottom, otherwise fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship

By: Stewart, Jane L.

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1914

Seller ID: 002457

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This is #5 in the Campfire Girls series; the book lists up to #6, A Campfire Girl's Happiness. The binding is a pale green with lettering in black. There is light wear at the top corners, heavier wear at the bottom. The spine ends are torn, but attached. The bottom edges show shelf wear and the bottom back has a small bump. The pages are extremely tanned with a water stain on part of the top and side; the water stain does not go through to the pages. The front end paper has both corners missing, and a prior owner's name is written there, with the words 'loaned to'. The following page has a 3/4... View more info

A Good Place to Hide

By: Slobodkin, Louis

Price: $32.20

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003913

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


SIGNED - Susan looked all morning for a good place to hide from her brothers. They had a spider in a jar and wanted her to see it. She wasn't interested. She hid in several places but was always found, until, when she was thinking of a new hiding place, she realized she was in one. Her brothers raced by calling her name, then everybody looked for Susan but they didn't see her. You learn her secret by reading this book. Color and black & white drawings - perfect to read aloud. The pictorial binding has some slightly darkened areas at the spine ends. The prices are clipped, and there is a 1/2... View more info

A Guide to Mythology

By: Clarke, Helen A.

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday, Page And Company: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004047

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is one of the volumes of The Guide Series for young readers. It contains short stories about animals in primitive and cultural myths, tree and plant myths, stories of the sun, moon, and stars, myths of the sky and air, and includes mother-myths and child-myths. Photographs include sculptures and paintings, all in black & white. The binding is brown cloth, with gold lettering and blind stamp. The lettering on the spine is no longer gold, and hard to read. The spine ends have light wear, as do the corners. Includes frontispiece. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Lot like You

By: Pinsker, Judith

Price: $22.14

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH-01190

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Minor edge wear on bottom of jacket; otherwise fine. 164 pages, fine; no marks or tears noted. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

A Nugget of Gold

By: Pople, Maureen

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Henry Holt & Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000809

ISBN: 0805009841

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


The nugget of gold Sally Matthews finds on her friends' farm doesn't look like much at first. But as she examines it more closely, Sally finds the century-old nugget had been made into a brooch. And it is inscribed with "Ann Bird Jem Ever. " Sally is sure the gold piece holds a secret of the past. Determined to shed light on the years that separate the two girls, Sally is led deep into a mystery - and a love story that's a hundred years old. The binding on this retired library book is fine, as is the jacket covered in mylar; the mylar has a few scuffs. Light on library marks. 183 pages... View more info

A Season of Secrets

By: Cragin Herzig, Alison, and Lawrence Mali, Jane

Price: $11.07

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1982

Seller ID: CH-23025

Condition: Good


1982; HB. Ex-library. Binding is good, little wear on edges, scuffed on front. The pages are fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction::Mystery and Crime; Children::Juvenile. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: CH-23025. Hardcover View more info

A Tale of Two Cities

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $11.04

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004022

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


From the Illustrated Junior Library, this is a beautiful book with a pictorial cloth cover and blue with gold accents on the spine. Illustrations are in color and black & white. There is a small name and address sticker on the dark blue ffep. The page edges are stained blue, with a water spot on the side and the blue faded at the page tops. There is light wear at the bottom edges and spine ends. The spine is tight and the illustrations colorful. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Trap of Gold

By: Smith, Alison

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000069

ISBN: 0396087213

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Reading level: Ages 10 and up. Thirteen year old Margaret finds a mysterious, shadowy figure watching her as she searches for a lost gold nugget from an abandoned mine. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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A Treasury of Bunny Stories

By: Potter, Beatrix

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Derrydale Books: 1995

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 003992

ISBN: 0517149044

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This beautiful book is a celebration of the rabbit, including the short stories and rhymes of Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit, The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, The Tale of Mr. Tod, and Appley Dapply, Nursery Rhyme. The pages each have a pastel border, with either text or an illustration within. The foreword briefly discusses each story and how the "Bunny" stories came to be. The spine bottom has a light bend. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Treasury of Christmas Tales

By: Various Authors

Price: $5.98

Publisher: London, England, Grandreams Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 000403

ISBN: 1858303168

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This is a glossy, fully illustrated book of Christmas stories printed in the Czech Republic. They include Santa's Ride, The Little Rabbit and the Forgetful Elf, The Night Before Christmas, Colin and The Gnomes' Circus, and Santa's Best Coat. 13 stories in all. Binding has light wear on some corners. 100 pages; all, except the color-in page, are fine. The page a child can color started out alright but ended up in a blue scribble in one area. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

A Treasury of Disney Little Golden Books

By: N/A

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Golden Press: 1978

Seller ID: CH-23024

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Binding is fine, no wear. 22 stories are included. 93 pages, fully illustrated. Pages are fine. 8 3/4" x 10 1/8" 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

A Wind on the Road

By: Caswell, Helen R.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Eau Claire, WI, E. M. Hale and Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000850

Condition: Fine


First Cadmus Edition - a special edition published by arrangement with publishers of the regular edition. Everything Esther did that week went wrong. She broke the best sugar bowl. She couldn't do her arithmetic because part of her book had been eaten by a horse. Her only pleasure was her horse, Lochinvar, and remembering how free and happy the gypsies in their camp nearby seemed, she jumped on her horse and ran away to join them. Although she was urged to go home when her father came for her, he ignored her when she and a friend ran into some men stealing. He didn't listen until someone was a... View more info

ABC

By: N/A

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally: 1953

Seller ID: 000990

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A Rand McNally Tip-Top Elf Book. Alphabet illustrations on each page. Cover has normal wear on edges, title page is torn about 2 1/2" from bottom left, is also taped into book; all other pages in fine condition; all pages lightly yellowed on edges. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Alice in Wonderland and through the Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New York, Books, Inc.:

Seller ID: 002456

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


This is book #3 in Book for Boys and Girls from this publisher. It includes both stories, and is well-illustrated in black & white. There is no date, but it is an early printing, probably around the 1920s. The binding is blue, with a leather look; the printing is in black. There is wear at the corners and both spine ends, a bit of wear along the spine edge, and wear along the bottom edges. An 'x' was made on the page tops with a dark marker, 2 thin lines about 1" each (NOT remainder marks) . The jacket is yellow with Alice and the White Rabbit appearing on the front. The corners are worn a... View more info

Alice in Wonderland and through the Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Whitman Publishing: 1970

Seller ID: CH-01219

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Unabridged edition of both stories. Bright pictoral boards. 212 pages, very small water mark at bottom of pages, does not extend to page surface. No other tears or marks noted. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

All Fall Down

By: Oxenbury, Helen

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Aladdin Books: 1987

Seller ID: CH-12075C

Condition: Very Good


1987; HB. Cover is pictorial board, very good with slight edge wear. Pages are pictoral boards, includes 8, all fine, no marks or tears. 8.5" x 8.5" high. View more info

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All Things Oz: the Wonder, Wit, and Wisdom of the Wizard of Oz

By: Sunshine, Linda (edited by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Clarkson Potter Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001949

ISBN: 1400048486

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


My favorite OZ book! This book conveys the wonder, wit, and wisdom of The Wizard of Oz. The wonderful words of Frank L. Baum - including rare, original Oz short stories, are illustrated with glorious art from The Willard Carroll Collection in this utterly unique celebration of life in the Land of Oz, where you will find your home if you have the brains, the heart, and the courage to keep moving forward. A square, thick book, it is fully illustrated on every page. With a red ribbon bookmark, the binding has two slight bumps at the top, one bump on the spine heel, and a tiny wrinkled tear at the... View more info

Amazing Animals of the Sea: Marine Mammals

By: O'Neill, Catherine; Rinard, Judith E.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1981

Seller ID: 002697

ISBN: 0870443828

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This book is full of beautiful photographs encompassing a wide range of marine mammals. It discusses the characteristics of the whale, dolphin, manatee, sea otter, sea lion, seal, and other marine mammals. Written in a very interesting and readable manner, this book includes puzzles, games, and related activities. Fully illustrated with color photographs both in and out of the water. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info

An Elephant is Not a Cat

By: Tresselt, Alvin and Wheaton, Wilbur

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1962

Seller ID: 001276

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A Parents' Magazine Press "Good Reader" Book. Pieter Vanderloon was a very lucky man; he had a fine wife and six wonderful children. One morning at his corn mill he discovered there were four less kernals of corn than the day before. Two little mice and eaten them. He immediately went out to buy a cat for the mill, and came back with an elephant. When his wife expressed dismay, he said that the elephant was free, he only had to make a promise never to return it. Pieter soon finds out why! ! Unpaginated, end papers are decorated. The binding has minor wear at the bottom front corner, an... View more info