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Zhostovo Painted Trays [Russian/English Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Moscow, The Craftsmen Today: 1987

Seller ID: 8151


Color Illustrations; 8.90 X 6.80 X 0.80 inches; 205 pages; Hard cover has glazed black boards with white lettering on spine. Tail of spine has 3/4" closed tear, slight rubbing, bumping to rest of boards. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Slipcase is white with black lettering, light rubbing, bumping, scuffing. All of the text is in Russian, but the 'List of Plates' is in English and Russian. Book is organized by artist. Beautiful, brightly colored plat... View more info

A CHAUCER COLORING BOOK

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, BELLEROPHON BOOKS: 1973

Seller ID: 9212


B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight rubbing to covers. ALL PAGES ARE CLEAN, NO MARKS, AS NEW. No publication date in book. Illustrated version of The prologue of the Tales of Canterbury; includes black and white reproductions from William Caxton's 1484 edition and Richard Pynson's 1526 edition. Includes 7" phonograph record titled: How fun & easy it is to speak Middle English! Pages not numbered; 48 pag... View more info

Afro-American Folktales Stories from Black Traditions in the New World

By: Abrahams, Roger, editor

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8064


Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.10 inches; xxii, 327 pages; Soft cover has a grey spine with grey and red lettering. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. "...masterful survey of taletelling in the black world by showing the vital forms African stories took as they entered the New World. These 107 tales come from the canefields of the antebellum South, the villages of th... View more info

Akan Ethics A Study of Moral Ideas and Moral Behaviour of the Akan Tribes of Ghana

By: Ackah, C.A.

Price: $73.50

Publisher: Accra, Ghana Universities Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6651


Soft cover is orange with black lettering on spine. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Bibliography; general index. "This book covers an area of Akan Ethics about which, so far, litte has been written, especially in such detail. The chapters contain a largely descriptive analysis of the moral language used by the Akan peoples, the sanctions employed to enforce morality, and some of the proverbs, tales and myths which refer to Akan moral beliefs..." Extremely sca... View more info

The Charles Addams Mother Goose

By: Addams, Charles

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 9043


B/W & Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x12 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is glazed boards light bumping, rubbing, scuffing. Black spine with white lettering. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight, but do show some signs of loving, careful use. Pages not numbered, 64 pages. Has the off-the-wall illustrations, in b/w and color, that one would except from Charles Addams. Originally published in 1967. 'Addams, creator of the Addams Family, gives these verses all their ghastly... View more info

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The Steam Train Jigsaw Book

By: Amery, Heather & Stephen Cartwright

Price: $11.25

Publisher: London, E.D.C. Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 8282


Usborne Farmyard Tales Series; Color Illustrations; 7.50 X 7.12 X 0.78 inches; 10 pages; Hard cover is red with gold lettering on front and spine. Light rubbing/scuffing/bumping to covers. Illustrated with color pictures, 4 on the left [verso] page, and the jigsaw is on the right [recto] page. All puzzle pieces intact. Delightful book and game for any child. View more info

Martin Ramirez.

By: ANDERSON, Brooke Davis.

Price: $41.25

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Marquand Books and the American Folk Art Museum: 2007

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8349


Exhbition Catalogue Series; Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 192 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with silver lettering on front and spine. Slight bumping; gift inscription on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. DJ has slight rubbing, is double-sided; in a mylar cover. Exhaustively illustrated with color pictures. Essays by 6 authors. Chronology; checklist of exhibition; bibliography; about author and contributors; index. Exhibiton prese... View more info

The Foundation Trilogy Boxed Set Foundation, Second Foundation, Foundation and Empire

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1974

Seller ID: 62


Slip cased set of the entire trilogy. No date listed for publication of this set. No date for this boxed set is listed. Each book is paginated separately. "Winner of The Hugo Award for Best All-Time Series". ; 2.4 x 7.3 x 4.4 Inches; Slip case has sunning, shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumps, cracks, tearing away of color layer from cardboard, but is intact. Books have some sunning, light shelf wear. `Foundation' is a 1966 date, 30th printing; 'Second Foundation... View more info

Ereth's Birthday

By: Avi & Brian Floca

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 8405


Tales from Dimwood Forest Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.58 X 5.83 X 0.78 inches; 180 pages; SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON BOOKPLATE. Hard cover is white with bold lettering on front and brown spine. Small bump to top of front board, in center. DJ has slight rubbing, scuffing, tiny nick at top of DJ; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Gift bookplate on front end paper: Presented to Jackie Duchene, Book Parade Top Reader, Farmington {MII} Public Schools. Signed Avi on the b... View more info

The Pueblo Storyteller Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition

By: Babcock, Barbara A. , Guy & Doris Monthan

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Univ of Arizona Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7158


B & W and Color; 11 X 7 X 0.60 inches; xix, 201 pages; Hard cover has very slight rubbing/bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Black cover with gold lettering on spine. Brown endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with27 color plates and 43 b/w figures. "This book is impressively illustrated and features a large section of color plates by the award-wining photographer Guy Monthan. Photographs of Storytell... View more info

Solomon Grundy A Pop-Up Rhyme

By: Bantock, Nick (retold by)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Child's Play: 1992

Seller ID: 9004


Pop-Up; Color Illustrations; 5.60 X 4.50 X 0.50 inches; Unpaginated pages; Glazed hard cover has orange spine with black lettering. Light bumping to boards. Pages not numberd, 12 pages. All pop-ups work perfectly. A charming pop-up book of the rhyme Solomon Grundy. Retold and illustrated by nick bantock. The rhyme has varied very little since it was first collected by James Orchard Halliwell and published in 1842 with the lyrics. View more info

Huron And Wyandot Mythology With An Appendix Containing Earlier Published Records No. 11 Anthropological Series: Memoir 80

By: Barbeau, C. M.

Price: $43.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Dept. of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6259


Soft cover is heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front and spine. This is the true, first printing of this title, from 1915, not a reprint, nor from a library. Overall, pages are clean and tight, although weakening. Illustrated with 11 pages of b/w plates, which include 21 photographs. Sections are: Introduction; Cosmogonic and Sociological Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions; Appendix: Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions and Anecdotes; Abstracts. At the back of the book, aft... View more info

The Punisher: Graphic Novel Intruder

By: Baron, Mike, Bill Reinhold and Linda Lessmann

Price: $10.50

Publisher: United States, Marvel Entertainment Group: 1989

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 2498


Hardbound book with DJ. Cover is black with silver lettering on front and spine. Black endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, except for the one leaf, as noted. Another in the popular 'Punisher' series. Oversized. ; The Punisher Series; Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; Unpaginated pages; Cover has light edge wear; one page in middle of book appears to have dampness rippling, but pictures are clean and unblurred. DJ has light edgewear. View more info

Price Guide And Bibliographic Checklist For Children's & Illustrated Books For The Years 1880-1970: 2004 Edition

By: Baumgarten, E. Lee

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Martinsburg, WV, E. Lee Baumgarten Books: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 5714


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White with black lettering on front and back; turquoise lettering and picture on front. This is the final, and fully expanded, edition by the expert, Baumgarten, in the field. Book is divided into several sections, each with its own page count. New for this edition: original DJ prices for many American books published after 1934. Expanded date range, up from 1960, now to 1970, which adds another 3446 titles. Updated market values. Updat... View more info

Price Guide And Bibliographic Checklist For Children's & Illustrated Books For The Years 1880-1970: 2004 Edition

By: Baumgarten, E. Lee

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Martinsburg, WV, E. Lee Baumgarten Books: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 5715


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White with black lettering on front and back; turquoise lettering and picture on front. This is the final, and fully expanded, edition by the expert, Baumgarten, in the field. Book is divided into several sections, each with its own page count. New for this edition: original DJ prices for many American books published after 1934. Expanded date range, up from 1960, now to 1970, which adds another 3446 titles. Updated market values. Updat... View more info

Christmas Tales

By: Beilenson, Evelyn L.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: White Plains, NY, Peter Pauper Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 9338


Color & B/W Illustrations; 5.91 X 5.43 X 0.47 inches; 55 pages; Hard cover is glazed boards. Flower patterned end papers. DJ has very slight rubbing. Comes with a matching gift envelope. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with color and b/w pictures. Contains the stories: 'Twas the night before Christmas; Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus; Fezziwig's ball; The gift of the Magi; The selfish giant; Scrooge's nephew on Christmas; A Christmas ... View more info

Hogs Hate Hugs!

By: Bendall-Brunello, Tiziana & John Bendall-Brunello

Price: $10.25

Publisher: London, Lion Hudson: 2014

Seller ID: 9489


Color Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 10 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is glazed boards. Matching DJ. Illustrated end papers. Brightly illustrated with colorful pictures by John Bendall-Brunello. Pages not numbered; 25 pages. " Little Hog is the cutest, cuddliest hog in the whole forest, and EVERYONE wants to hug him! But Little Hog doesn't like hugs - he's far too old for that. He makes a poster telling everyone: "Hogs Hate Hugs!" and storms off - so his friends... View more info

Five Bears and Miranda [5 Bears and Miranda]

By: Beston, Henry

Price: $56.75

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1945

Seller ID: 6851


Hard cover is blue with black lettering on front and spine. States 'reprinted February 1945,' on copyright page. Binding is tight. Overall, pages are very clean, minor signs of usage. Pages not numbered, there are 60 pages in this book. Illustrated by Frank Dobias with color and b/w drawings on virtually every page, some pages have more than one drawing. Beston [1888-1968] was a prolific and popular author of juvenile stories. Elected a Fellow of the American Academy of ... View more info

Tizz: South Of The Border

By: Bialk, Elisa

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Chicago, Childrens Press: 1971

Seller ID: 680


Cover is green ground with picture of Tizz; light bumping. While this has ex-library markings of a small tag on the spine and a pocket in the back, there are no other marks of any kind on this book and it appears the book was never put in circulation; the pages are still crisp. Reinforced binding. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w drawings. One of a series about a horse named Tizz. Aside from the named marks, this book is in new condition. ; Tizz Serie... View more info

Free as a Cloud

By: Bing, Bai & Yu Rong

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Starfish Bay Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 9506


Color Illustrations; 11 1/4 x10; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is oblong shaped. Cream and black spine. Illustrated end papers. NEW book. Illustrations are primarily b/w drawings, with touches of other colors. Pages not numbered; 40 pages. Sweetie the myna loves to sing and fly. But when he is taken from the jungle to live in a beautiful, spacious, but confining new home, he loses all desire to sing. A heart-warming tale of a bird who longs to fly free and his loving hum... View more info