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Mary Poppins

By: P. L. Travers

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc.: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004484

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The corners and spine ends have very light wear. ; Mary Poppins is a most efficient and lovable character - tart in flavor, full of surprises and, in spite of all her airs and graces, a truly lovable fairy-tale figure. This story differs from the movie starring Julie Andrews in that all of the Mary Poppins books were incorporated in that film. This is the first book in a series of eight. The binding is navy and green with lettering in blue on the front and silver on the binding. The paper has deckle edges. ; Mary Poppins; Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages View more info

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The Beasts of Tarzan

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $23.92

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004476

Condition: Very Good


Originally serialized in All-Story Cavalier magazine in 1914, this book was so popular that it was first printed in book form in 1916 by A. C. McClurg & Co. This is the third book in the series and starts one year after the end of the previous volume. They have had a son named Jack and Tarzan is busy building an estate home on the Waziri lands in Uziri, Africa, but has returned to his ancestral estate in London for the rainy season. Tarzan's Russian adversaries from the previous novel escape prison and kidnap the Greystoke heir (Jack) . Their kidnapping plan is elaborate and ends in the kidnap... View more info

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Through Jungle and Wilderness Or Captured by Outlaws

By: Jayne, Lieut. R. H.

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Chicago, Thompson & Thomas: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004478

Condition: Very Good


Lieutenant R. H. Jayne is the non de plume of Edward S. Ellis, who wrote a great number of books under different names (Wikipedia). This book involves six people - four sailors, the captain, a young boy, and the boy's uncle - all on the schooner Mary Ann. The schooner was attacked by a whale while in the Pacific off the shore of Mexico; the whale tore the ship to pieces and all ended up alive, in the water. Not terribly far from shore and all good swimmers, they fought their way with a life boat. The whale seemed intent on injuring them and came up under the boat, lifted them out of the water ... View more info