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This is a list of all our online catalog entries in section "new". Browse through the list and put a check mark next to the ones you want to remember. When you are finished, you can review the selections you made and print or order them.

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Abbreviations I've used are: Ill.=illustrated or illustrator; f/p=full-page; b/w=black and white; FE=first edition (may be the first edition by this illustrator); DJ=dust jacket; o/w=otherwise; dec=decorative; Ex-lib=ex-library book with markings accordingly; FFEP=front free end papers; c=copyright; BCE=book club edition; FIAR=five-in-a-row book.

The grading I've used: Mint=like new; F=fine; VG=very good, better than average; G=good, average wear and tear; Fair, reading copy, but all there. If there are two gradings (i.e. VG/VG), the first is the book, the second the dust jacket.

Sizing is as follows: 6"-7", 16mo; 7"-8", 12mo; 8"-10", 8vo; 10"-12", 4to; larger than 12", folio.


PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION
Barker, Cicely Mary. FLOWER FAIRIES, THE MEANING OF FLOWERS. Folklore, Fairylore, Superstitions, Remedies. London: Frederick Warne 1996. Poems and pictures by Barker. Each flower is listed with its meaning, medicinal properties and related superstitions. Unpaged. 0723242917. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $3.50.
Bjork, Christina. LINNEA’S WINDOWSILL GARDEN. R & S Books 1978, 1988, first U.S. edition. Originally published in Swedish. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Lena Anderson. Linnea takes the reader on a tour of her indoor garden, imparting wisdom about planting, how to water and fertilize, how to take a cutting, and just about everything else. Living Science. 9129590647. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name. $6.50.
Kent, Jack. FLOYD THE TINIEST ELEPHANT. Doubleday 1979, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Signed with sketch by author. Floyd is a circus elephant who is just the size of a mouse, so small that he is never noticed. That is, until he joins up with a band of mice and becomes a hero and honorary citizen of the mouse community. Hilarious and endearing! NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $15.photo of the actual item
      
Lenski, Lois. COWBOY SMALL. Random House 1949, 2001. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. in color by Lenski. 0375810757. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $6.
Newell, Peter. THE SLANT BOOK. Charles E. Tuttle 1992, first published 1910. Hardcover. 0804805326. Brand-New. $5.photo of the actual item
   
Newell, Peter. THE HOLE BOOK. Open the Book and Follow the Hole. Charles E. Tuttle 1995, first published 1908. Hardcover. Tom Potts accidentally fired a gun, and this is the comical story, written in poetic form and with the use of a hole through each page, of the trail of his bullet. Like-New. $4.50.photo of the actual item
   
Sams, Carl R. & Stoick, Jean. STRANGER IN THE WOODS, A Photographic Fantasy. Carl R. Sams 2000. Hardcover with dust jacket. Wonderful nature photographs. The forest animals are puzzled and fearful of the red-capped snowman as two children keep watch, hidden in the trees. Creative, clever! SCM. Living Science. 0967174805. Previous owner’s name and inscription. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $4.50.
Sendak, Maurice. CHICKEN SOUP WITH RICE, A Book of Months. HarperCollins1962, 1990. Hardcover. Ill. by Sendak. Catchy, rhyming way for a small child to learn the months of the year and the characteristics of each. Ambleside 0. 0060255358. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $4.
Dr. Seuss. 500 HATS OF BARTHOLOMEW CUBBINS. Random House 1938, 1988. Hardcover. Ill. Seuss. 039484484x. Fine, with previous owner’s name and inscription. $3.50.
Willard, Nancy. THE HIGH RISE GLORIOUS SKITTLE SKAT ROARIOUS SKY PIE ANGEL FOOD CAKE. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990, first edition. Hardcover. Ex-lib. Library binding. Good. $3.50.
Williams, Margery. THE VELVETEEN RABBIT. Doubleday. Hardcover with dust jacket. Original text and original art by William Nicholson. CM Alveary. Ambleside 0. 0385077254. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $4.

CHILDREN’S NON-FICTION / HISTORICAL FICTION PICTURE BOOKS
Adler, David And Michael. A PICTURE BOOK OF DANIEL BOONE. Holiday House 2013. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Matt Collins. 082342748X. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Fine. $4.
Adler, David A. and Adler, Michael S. A PICTURE BOOK OF JOHN AND ABIGAIL ADAMS. Holiday House 2010, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Ronald Himler. 0823420078. Book and dust jacket Like-New. $4.
Andrews, Andy. THE BOY WHO CHANGED THE WORLD. Tommy Nelson 2010. Hardcover. Ill Philip Hurst. Through the lives of Norman Borlaug, Vice President Henry Wallce and George Washington Carver the author shows that in making right decisions any boy can change the world. 1400316057. Fine. $4.
Burgess, Gelett. GOOPS AND HOW TO BE THEM, A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants. Applewood Books 2005, originally printed in 1900. Hardcover. Makes learning proper manners comical and fun. 155709392x. Brand-New. $6.50.
Dalgliesh, Alice. THE THANKSGIVING STORY. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1954, 1990. Ill. Helen Sewell. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 1-3. Near-Fine, previous owner’s name blacked out. $3.
Danneberg, Julie. MONET PAINTS A DAY. Charlesbridge2012, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Caitlin Heimerl. Fascinating story of a day in the life of Monet, introducing young children to his personality and painting style, when impressionists were just beginning to be accepted in the art world. 158089240X. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine with one small repaired tear. $6.50.
Leonard, Tom. BECOMING BACH. Roaring Brook Press 2017, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Brief text and dramatic, magical paintings by the author. Engaging look at the life of Bach told from his perspective. 0823420078. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Like-New. $6.

SOFTCOVER CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS
Brown, Marcia. STONE SOUP. Aladdin SOFTCOVER 1947, 2005. Ill. by Brown. Caldecott Honor Book 1948. 0689878362. Brand-New. $3.
Carle, Eric. THE TINY SEED. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1989. Ill. by Carle. SCM. Living Science. Very Good. $3.
Carlstrom, Nancy White. JESSE BEAR, WHAT WILL YOU WEAR? Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1989. Ill. Bruce Degen. FIAR. Fine. $3.
dePaola, Tomie. THE KNIGHT AND THE DRAGON. G. P. Putnam’s 1980, 1997. SOFTCOVER. Ill. dePaola. The outcome of the duel between the sheepish knight and the not-so-fierce dragon is a fun-filled surprise with vivid illustrations and little text. 0698116232. Brand-New. $2.50.
Joslin, Sesyle. WHAT DO YOU DO, DEAR? Proper Conduct for All Occasions. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1961, 1989. Ill. Maurice Sendak. Comical text and pictures illustrate rules for proper manners. 0064431134. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $2.75.
Joslin, Sesyle. WHAT DO YOU SAY, DEAR? A Book of Manners for All Occasions. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1961, 1989. Ill. Maurice Sendak. A second handbook of etiquette for young ladies and gentlemen to be used as a guide for everyday social behavior. 0064431126. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $2.75.
Lindman, Maj. SNIPP, SNAPP SNURR LEARN TO SWIM. Albert Whitman 1954, 1995. SOFTCOVER. 0807574945. Brand-New. $4.
Lobel, Arnold. FABLES. HarperTrophy 1980, 2004. SOFTCOVER. Caldecott Medal 1981. Ill. Lobel. 0064430464. Brand-New. $3.
McCloskey, Robert. BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL. Scholastic SOFTCOVER 1948, 1997. Ill. by McCloskey. FIAR. Ambleside 0. Caldecott Honor Book 1949. Fine with previous owner’s name sticker on back cover. $3.
Stolz, Mary. STORM IN THE NIGHT. HarperTrophy SOFTCOVER 1988, 1990. Ill. Pat Cummings. Thomas could hardly believe Grandfather was ever a boy, but in the dark, in the storm, grandfather tells Thomas a story of when he was a boy. FIAR. 0064432564. Good. $2.75.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. THE DEER IN THE WOOD. My First Little House Books. HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1995. Ill. Renee Graef. Adapted from Little House in the Big Woods. 0064434982. Like-New. $3.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. A LITTLE PRAIRIE HOUSE. My First Little House Books. HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1997. Ill. Renee Graef. Adapted from Little House on the Prairie. 0064435261. Brand-New. $3.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. WINTER ON THE FARM. My First Little House Books. HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1996. Ill. Renee Graef. Adapted from Farmer Boy. 006440692x Like-New. $3.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. WINTER DAYS IN THE BIG WOODS. My First Little House Books. HarperCollins SOFTCOVER 1994. Ill. Renee Graef. Adapted from Little House in the Big Woods. 0064433730. Like-New. $3.

POETRY FOR CHILDREN / YOUNG PEOPLE
Ferris, Helen. FAVORITE POEMS OLD AND NEW. Doubleday 1957, later printing. Ill. Leonard Weisgard. CM Alveary. Sonlight G, W. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Like-New. $16.50.
Fujikawa, Gyo. MOTHER GOOSE. Sterling 2007. Hardcover. Adorable illustrations by Fujikawa. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
     
Silverstein, Shel. FALLING UP, Poems and Drawings. HarperCollins 1996. Hardcover with dust jacket. Hilarious book of unforgettable characters. 0060248025. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Fine. $6.

BIOGRAPHIES FOR YOUNG READERS
Step-Up Biography. THE ADVENTURES OF LEWIS AND CLARK, by Ormonde de Kay, Jr. Random House 1968. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades K-3. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET ABRAHAM LINCOLN, by Barbara Cary. Random House 1965. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 1-4. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, by Maggi Scarf. Random House 1968. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 1-4. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, by James T. DeKay. Random House 1968. Hardcover. Truthquest Renaissance & Reformation grades K-3. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET GEORGE WASHINGTON, by Joan Heilbroner. Random House 1964. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 1-4. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET JOHN F. KENNEDY, by Nancy Bean White. Random House 1965. Hardcover. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.
Step-Up Biography. MEET THE PILGRIM FATHERS, by Elizabeth Payne. Random House 1966. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 1-3. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET ROBERT E. LEE, by George Swift Trow. Random House 1969. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades K-4. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET THEODORE ROOSEVELT, by Ormonde de Kay, Jr.. Random House 1967. Hardcover. NOT ex-lib. Very Good+. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Biography. MEET THOMAS JEFFERSON, by Marvin Barrett. Random House 1967. Hardcover. SCM. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 1-4. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Troll Biography. MOZART, YOUNG MUSIC GENIUS, by Francene Sabin. Troll Associates SOFTCOVER 1990. Ex-school. Very Good. $3.

BIOGRAPHIES FOR OLDER CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULTS
Latham, Jean Lee. CARRY ON, MR. BOWDITCH. Houghton Mifflin SOFTCOVER 1955, 1983. Ambleside 5. 0618250743. Brand-New. $5.
Yates, Elizabeth. AMOS FORTUNE, FREE MAN. Dutton 1950, later printing. Newbery Medal 1951. Ill. Nora Unwin. Ambleside 4. CM Alveary Biography 1a-2b. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 3-12. Sonlight H. S. History. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $4.50.photo of the actual item
 

CHRISTIAN BIOGRAPHIES
Metaxas, Eric. BONHOEFFER: PASTOR, MARTYR, PROPHET, SPY, A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich. Thomas Nelson SOFTCOVER 2010. Ill. with photos. 1595552464. Like-New. $6.50.

YOUNG READERS’ WORLD HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY
Step-Up. THE STORY OF FLIGHT, by Mary Lee Settle. Random House 1967. Very Good. $3.50.photo of the actual item
 

AMERICAN HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Landmark Series. DANIEL BOONE, THE OPENING OF THE WILDERNESS, by John Mason Brown. Random House 1952. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution grades 3-9. CM Alveary. Ex-lib. Good-. Interior Good; cover wear. $5.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. THE GOLDEN AGE OF RAILROADS, by Stewart H. Holbrook. Random House 1960. Hardcover. Ex-lib. Good. $6.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. LINCOLN AND DOUGLAS, THE YEARS OF DECISION, by Regina Kelly. Random House 1954. Hardcover with dust jacket. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 3-8. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good; dust jacket Good. $7.50.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. PAUL REVERE AND THE MINUTE MEN, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Random House 1950. Hardcover with dust jacket. CM Alveary. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-8. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $8.50.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. REMEMBER THE ALAMO, by Robert Penn Warren. Random House 1958. Hardcover with dust jacket. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 4-9. School stamp on title page; spine sticker. Book Very Good+; dust jacket Good. $9.50.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. SAM HOUSTON THE TALLEST TEXAN, by William Johnson. Random House 1953. Hardcover. Truthquest Age of Revolution II grades 4-10. NOT ex-lib. Wear to corners; Good. $6.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. THE STORY OF D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944, by Bruce Bliven, Jr. Random House 1956. Ex-lib. Library binding. Fair. $3.
Landmark Series. THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIES, by Clifford Lindsey Alderman. Random House 1966. CM Alveary. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-8. Pictorial hardcover. School stamp on front free endpaper. Good. $15.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. U. S. FROGMEN OF WORLD WAR II, by Wyatt Blassingame. Random House 1964. Pictorial hardcover. Ill. with photos. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $9.50.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark Series. WILLIAM PENN, QUAKER HERO, by Hildegarde Dolson. Random House 1961. Pictorial hardcover. CM Alveary. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 3-8. Ex-lib. Good. $15.photo of the actual item
 
Levin, Mark R. GEORGE WASHINGTON, THE CROSSING. Threshold Editions 2013. Hardcover with dust jacket. Revolution-era artwork, portraits, maps. Presents as a father talking to his sons around the dinner table. Unpaged. 1476731934. Brand-New. $4.50.

WORLD HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Keyes, Nelson Beecher. STORY OF THE BIBLE WORLD IN MAP, WORD AND PICTURE. C. S. Hammond 1959. Hardcover with dust jacket. 184 pages plus “Geographic Index” and “Subject Index.” NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $4.photo of the actual item
 
Landmark (World). HERO OF TRAFALGAR, The Story of Lord Nelson, by A.B.C. Whipple. Random House 1963. Hardcover with dust jacket. Truthquest Age of Revolutioin II grades 3-10. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good+. $11.photo of the actual item
 

ART / MUSIC FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
Ames, Lee J. DRAW 50 DOGS. Doubleday SOFTCOVER 1981, 1986. 0385254317. Very Good. $3.
Duggleby, John. ARTIST IN OVERALLS, THE LIFE OF GRANT WOOD. Engaging text for young people and stunning reproductions of Wood’s artwork, including “American Gothic,” combine to create an inspiring story of a determined artist. 0811849082. Brand-New. $5.

LIVING SCIENCE / NATURE, OTHER NON-FICTION
Berenstain, Stan & Jan. THE BERENSTAIN BEARS IN THE BEARS’ NATURE GUIDE.  Random House 1975. Hardcover. Everything small bears and kids need to know about the wonderful world of nature.  NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $5.
Feynman, Richard P. SIX EASY PIECES AND SIX NOT-SO-EASY PIECES, Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher. Perseus Publishing 1997. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ambleside 10, 11. 0738206504. Brand-New. $7.50.
Selsam, Millicent E. GREG’S MICROSCOPE. HarperCollins 1963, 1991. SOFTCOVER. Ill. Arnold Lobel. An I Can Read Book. Ambleside 1. Living Science. 006444144x. Brand-New. $3.
Step-Up Books. BIRDS DO THE STRANGEST THINGS, by Leonora and Arthur Hornblow. Random House 1965. Very Good+. $3.50.photo of the actual item
 
Step-Up Books. REPTILES DO THE STRANGEST THINGS, by Leonora and Arthur Hornblow. Random House 1970. Good. $3.50.photo of the actual item
 

BIBLES, BIBLE STORIES / SCRIPTURE-BASED STORIES / DEVOTIONALS
Vos, Catherine F. THE CHILD’S STORY BIBLE. William B. Eerdmans 1935, 1983. Hardcover. 29 color illustrations. 382 pp. NOT ex-lib. Very Good+. $8.photo of the actual item
 

EASY READERS – HISTORICAL FICTION/NON-FICTION
Hall, Lynn. BARRY THE BRAVEST SAINT BERNARD. Random House 1973, 1992. SOFTCOVER. 679840222. Fine. $2.75.

EASY READERS – FICTION
Lobel, Arnold. MOUSE TALES. Harper & Row 1972 BCE. Hardcover. An I Can Read Book. Sonlight C. Fine. $3.50.

CHRISTIAN, INSPIRATIONAL FICTION FOR CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULTS
Hutchens, Paul. HAUNTED HOUSE AT SUGAR CREEK. Scripture Press 1949. Hardcover. Good, previous owner’s name; some cover wear. $5.photo of the actual item
 
Prentiss, Mrs. E. STEPPING HEAVENWARD, One Woman’s Journey to Godliness. Barbour SOFTCOVER 1998, first published 1869. SCM. 1577483421. Near-Fine. $3.

CHILDREN’S/TEENS’ HISTORICAL FICTION
Brill, Ethel. MADELEINE TAKES COMMAND. Bethlehem Books. Living History Library. 1946, 2001. SOFTCOVER. Early French Canadians, “New France” 17th century. CM Alveary Canadian History 2a-3. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 4-12. 1883937175. Brand-New. $11.50.
Lovelace, Maud Hart. EARLY CANDLELIGHT, Life at Old Fort Snelling, A Novel. MInn. Historical Society Press SOFTCOVER 1992, first published 1929. 0873512693. NOT ex-lib. Very Good, cover creased. $4.50.
Pyle, Howard. MEN OF IRON. Harper & Row 1891, later printing. Hardcover. Ill. by Pyle. Ambleside 3. CM Alveary. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 6-12. 1432617648. Near-Fine. $12.
Pyle, Howard. OTTO OF THE SILVER HAND. Charles Scribner’s 1957. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. by Pyle. One of Pyle’s best – a story of right and wrong, of a boy’s courage against brute force and cruelty. Ambleside 2. SCM. Truthquest Middle Ages grades 6-12. Ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Good, bottom edge of cover shelf worn. $7.50.photo of the actual item
 
Spence, Eleanor. THE SWITHERBY PILGRIMS, A Tale of the Australian Bush. Bethlehem Books SOFTCOVER 2005, first published 1967. Living History Library. In 1825, Miss Arabella Braithewaite is concerned for the future of her ten orphan charges in the grim factory towns of their native England. Miss Braithewaite, known to the children as Missabella, decides to take a land grant in Australia and makes the long, daunting journey with her wards to the austere bush country of New South Wales. 188393799X. Brand-New, still in shrinkwrap. $12.
Spence, Eleanor. THE SWITHERBY PILGRIMS, A Tale of the Australian Bush. London: Oxford University Press 1967, first edition. In 1825, Miss Arabella Braithewaite is concerned for the future of her ten orphan charges in the grim factory towns of their native England. Miss Braithewaite, known to the children as Missabella, decides to take a land grant in Australia and makes the long, daunting journey with her wards to the austere bush country of New South Wales. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Fine. $22.photo of the actual item
 
Wibberley, Leonard. TREEGATE’S RAIDERS. Bethlehem Books SOFTCOVER 2011, first published 1962. Living History Library. #4 in Treegate Series. CM Alveary Hist. Fiction 2a-3. Truthquest Age of Revolution I grades 5-12. 1932350489. Brand-new, still in shrinkwrap. $6.50.
Williamson, Joanne. HITTITE WARRIOR. Bethlehem Books SOFTCOVER 1999, first published 1960. Living History Library. Set in the time of the Biblical Judges and incorporates Biblical facts with a gripping story. Truthquest Beginnings grades 4-12. Sonlight G. 1883937388. Brand-New. $10.50.

CHILDREN’S, TEENS’ FICTION / LITERATURE
American Girl. REBECCA STORY COLLECTION, by Jacqueline Dembar Greene. American Girl 2009. Hardcover. Includes Meet Rebecca; Rebecca and Ana; Candlelight for Rebecca; Rebecca and the Movies; Rebecca to the Rescue; Changes for Rebecca. NOT ex-lib. Like-New. $6.50.photo of the actual item
 
American Girl. MOLLY’S STORY COLLECTION, by Valerie Tripp. American Girl 2001. Hardcover. Includes Meet Molly; Molly Learns a Lesson; Molly’s Surprise; Happy Birthday, Molly! Molly Saves the Day; Changes for Molly. 1584854472. NOT ex-lib. Fine. $6.
Anderson, Lonzo. PONIES OF MYKILLENGI. Charles Scribner’s 1966, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Adrienne Adams. Two children of Iceland get caught with their ponies in an earthquake and the following snowstorm, with one of their ponies about to give birth. Unusual, moving story which will keep readers in suspense. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $10.photo of the actual item
     
Austen, Jane. EMMA. Wordsworth Classics 1995, first published 1816. Hardcover with dust jacket. SCM. 1853268437. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Fine, scuff mark on front free endpaper. $5.
Burnett, Frances Hodgson. RACKETTY-PACKETTY HOUSE. Simon & Schuster 2006, first edition thus. First published 1906. 100th anniversary edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Illustrations brimming with creative wonder by Wendy Anderson Halperin. When Tidy Castle arrives, brand-new and grand in every way, the Racketty-Packetty House has never looked shabbier and is shoved into the corner of Cynthia’s room. This is the story of how Queen Crosspatch and her band of fairies rescued the Racketty-Packetty House. 0689869746. One library sticker. Book Fine; dust jacket Very Good. $6.
Colum, Padraic. THE TROJAN WAR AND THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS. William Morrow Books of Wonder 1997, first edition thus. First published 1918 and The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy. 12 full-page color plates by Barry Moser. Truthquest Ancient Greece grades 4-12. 0688145884. Library sticker on front free endpaper, no other library marks. Book and dust jacket Fine. $5.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. Quality Paperback Book Club 1994, first published 1892. SOFTCOVER. SCM. Fine. $3.50.photo of the actual item
 
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. Quality Paperback Book Club 1994, first published 1902. SOFTCOVER. SCM. Near-Fine. $3.50.photo of the actual item
 
Hemingway, Ernest. THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA. Charles Scribner’s 1952, later printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Sonlight H.S. Lit. 0684153637. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $5.
Henry, Marguerite. KING OF THE WIND, The Story of the Godolphin Arabian. Simon & Schuster 1948, 2001. Deluxe Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. Wesley Dennis. Newbery Medal 1949. Sonlight F. Ambleside 3. SCM. 0689846975. Brand-New. $7.50.
Morey, Walt. GENTLE BEN. Dutton Children’s Books 1965, 1997. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. John Schoenherr. Dutton Junior Animal Book Award 1965. Ambleside 4. SCM. Library stamp on front free endpaper. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $6.photo of the actual item
 
Nesbit, E. THE RAILWAY CHILDREN. Peter Glassman Sea Star Books 2005, first published 1906. Hardcover with dust jacket. Deluxe edition. Ambleside 2. SCM. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Like-New. $8.photo of the actual item
 
Quiller-Couch, A T. SLEEPING BEAUTY AND OTHER FAIRY TALES, From the Old French, retold by Quiller-Couch. Weathervane 1978, first edition thus. Hardcover with dust jacket. Enchanting, elegant drawings by Edmjnd Dulac. Included are “Sleeping Beauty; Blue Beard; Cinderella; Beauty and the Beast.” The book measures 8 ¾” x 11 ¼” and has 158 pp. NOT ex-lib. Book Very Good with previous owner’s name and inscription; dust jacket has long tear but nice in new protective mylar cover. $7.50.photo of the actual item
   
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan. THE YEARLING. Aladdin Classics 2004, first published 1939. Hardcover with dust jacket. CM Alveary. 068987801x. NOT ex-lib. Brand-New. $6.
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan. THE YEARLING. Charles Scribner’s 1939, 1955. Hardcover. CM Alveary. Twelve wonderful color plates by N. C. Wyeth, sharp and clear. Black cloth over boards with paste-down illustrations. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $14.photo of the actual item
    
Miss Read. NEWS FROM THRUSH GREEN. Academy Chicago Publishers SOFTCOVER 1970, 1990. Ill. J. S. Goodall. 0897333349. NOT ex-lib. Near-Fine. $5.
Stratton-Porter, Gene. FRECKLES, A Young Man’s Courageous Adventures in the Limberlost Forest. Gramercy Books 1994, first published 1929. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ambleside 8. CM Alveary. SCM. 0517101262. Brand-New. $8.
van Stockum, Hilda. THE WINGED WATCHMAN. Living History Library. Bethlehem Books SOFTCOVER 1962, 1997. A magnificent example of living history and should be near the top of your reading list! Set in Nazi-occupied Holland. The giant wings of the windmill signify a guardian presence to the Verhagen family, a warm and generous family even in the face of terrible want and tragedy in their country at that time. Wonderful! Ambleside 6. Sonlight E. Brand-New, still in shrinkwrap. 1883937078. $11.50.

ANTIQUE, SIGNED, RARE AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS
Bolton, Adeline, illustrator. THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. John C. Winston1924. Hardcover with pictorial paste-down. Four color plates and numerous b/w drawings. 256 pp. Good with wear to corners and top of spine. $6.photo of the actual item
  
Dickens, Charles. DICKEN’S STORIES ABOUT CHILDREN. John C. Winston 1929. Hardcover. Retold and with an introduction by Elizabeth Lodor Merchant. Color and b/w illustrations by Clara Burd. Introduces young children to Little Nell, Tiny Tim, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, 9 others. Introduction states, “You want these boys and girls for your friends. The very best way to have that pleasure is to read the entire books. When you do read them, your pleasure will be all the greater for knowing some of the characters in advance.” Very Good. $7.50.photo of the actual item
  
Kingsley, Charles. THE WATER BABIES. John Winston 1930. Hardcover. Color ill. by Ethel F. Everett. A book written for Kingsley’s small son, “my little man,” in 1862. Sweet introduction by Katherine Carpenter. Ambleside 3. NOT ex-lib. Very Good. $7.50.photo of the actual item
  

SONLIGHT SOFTCOVERS
McCloskey, Robert. HOMER PRICE. Puffin SOFTCOVER 1943, 1971. Sonlight B, C. Ambleside 4, 5, 6. Very Good+, previous owner’s name. $3.
Merrill, Jean. THE TOOTHPASTE MILLIONAIRE. Houghton Mifflin SOFTCOVER 1972. Sonlight 4 readers. 0395960630. Like-New. $2.75.

OTHER SOFTCOVERS
Bradbury, Ray. FAHRENHEIT 451. Simon & Schuster 1951, 2013. SOFTCOVER. Ambleside 11.  1451673310. Fine. $5.
Lamb, Charles & Mary. TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE. Wordsworth Classics SOFTCOVER 1994, first published 1807. Complete and unabridged. Ambleside 1. SCM. 1853261408. Brand-New. $3.50.
Nesbit, E. SHAKESPEARE’S STORIES FOR YOUNG READERS. Dover Publications 2006, first published 1900. SOFTCOVER. Unabridged. SCM. 0486447626. Brand-New. $3.

CHRISTMAS BOOKS
Masha, illustrator. A CHILD’S BOOK OF CHRISTMAS CAROLS. Random House 1942. Hardcover. Beautiful, softly tinted, full-page color illustrations. 18 traditional carols. Good with wear to edges of cover. $6.photo of the actual item
   
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. SANTA COMES TO LITTLE HOUSE. From Little House on the Prairie. HarperCollins 2001, first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. 0060259396. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Near-Fine. $4.50.
Wright, Dare. A GIFT FROM THE LONELY DOLL. Houghton Mifflin 1966, recent printing. Hardcover with dust jacket. Ill. with photos. Folio-size, more than 12”. Edith knits a very long muffler for Mr. Bear for Christmas. 0618071814. NOT ex-lib. Book and dust jacket Very Good. $4.50.


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