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Wildwood Signed 1st Edition
Wildwood Signed 1st Edition
by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis
Publisher Comments
Prue McKeel's life is ordinary. At least until her baby brother is abducted by a murder of crows. And then things get really weird. You see, on every map of Portland, Oregon, there is a big splotch of green on the edge of the city labeled "I.W." This... (read more)

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Wildwood Signed Special Edition
Wildwood Signed Special Edition
by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis
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Click here to read a conversation with Meloy and Ellis about why they wanted to create this special edition.... (read more)

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Young Naturalist's Pop-Up Handbook: Butterflies 1st Edition
Young Naturalist's Pop-Up Handbook: Butterflies 1st Edition
by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart
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New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2001. First edition. Pop-up book, 13.5 x 18 cm, in illustrated paper wrappers, in publisher's plastic package. Comes with paper and plastic display box with folded paper butterfly inside. All pop-up illustrations... (read more)

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The Animal Book
The Animal Book
by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen
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New York: Golden Press, (1952). 26 x 33 cm, 56pp. Bound in laminated pictorial paper over boards. Binding lightly rubbed with wear to the edges and corners; joints splitting at the head of the spine. Pages toned at the edges; a few light internal smudges.... (read more)

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The Knave of Hearts
The Knave of Hearts
by Louise Saunders and Maxfield Parrish
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Racine, WI: Artists and Writers Guild, (1925). 28 x 32 cm, unpaginated. Spiral-bound softcover in illustrated paper wrappers, with color illustrations throughout by Maxfield Parrish. Wrappers rubbed with minor soiling and wear and a few light creases; a... (read more)

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Boys' Book of Sports
Boys' Book of Sports
by Grantland Rice
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New York: The Century Co., 1917. Octavo, 19.5 x 13 cm. xiv 422 pp. Original green cloth-covered boards. Front board and spine lettered and decorated in orange and black. Illustrated throughout with black & white photography. Boards lightly rubbed... (read more)

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Bumps 1st Edition
Bumps 1st Edition
by Albert Payson Terhune
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. 12 x 19.5 cm, 187pp. Stated first edition, with Harper letter code B-B (February 1927) on the copyright page. Bound in patterned paper over boards with black cloth backstrip; paper spine label and title page printed in... (read more)

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The Square Book of Animals
The Square Book of Animals
by William Nicholson
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[London: Scholar Press, 1979] Accordion style pamphlet, with 12 woodcuts of animals. Wraps worn, plates with pin-holes through top edge, not affecting images. Three plates with closed tears at top, not affecting images. 1/4" loss at bottom edge of first... (read more)

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Treasure Island, 1st Edition Thus
Treasure Island, 1st Edition Thus
by Robert Louis Stevenson and N.C. Wyeth
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. 18 x 24 cm, 273pp. First edition thus. Complete with illustrated title page and 14 color illustration plates by N. C. Wyeth; all printed tissue guard are present. Full black cloth with illustrated paper label... (read more)

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Little Girl of Nineteen Hundred 1st Edition
Little Girl of Nineteen Hundred 1st Edition
by Lois Lenski
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1928, 1st edition. Red cloth covered boards with pictorial pastedown to front board and spine label. Pictorial endpapers,Tri color frontis with tissue guard. Illustrated throughout by the author with black and white... (read more)

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Nancy Drew Mystery Stories The Password to Larkspur Lane 1st Edition
Nancy Drew Mystery Stories The Password to Larkspur Lane 1st Edition
by Carolyn Keene
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap 1933 1933A 1st Edtion 1st printing; 220 pp.; Copyright page reads "First Printing. August, 1932 Second Printing, September, 1932 Revised and Enlarged Edition First Printing, September, 1933"; top edge dyed red; silhoutte... (read more)

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Panpipes
Panpipes
by Theo Marzials and Walter Crane
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London: George Routledge and Sons, 1883. Oblong format; 31 x 22.5 cm, 51pp. Bound in illustrated paper over beveled boards with red cloth backstrip; no title to spine. Songs arranged by Theo Marzials; illustrations by Walter Crane. Binding rubbed and... (read more)

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The Clue of the Velvet Mask: Nancy Drew 30
The Clue of the Velvet Mask: Nancy Drew 30
by Carolyn Keene
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1953). Octavo, 13 x 19 cm, 211pp. Third printing; 1953C-3, as per Farah. Bound in blue paper over boards printed in dark blue, with blue silhouette on the front board; blue topstain; "digger" endpapers. Boards lightly... (read more)

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Morning Face 1st Edition
Morning Face 1st Edition
by Gene Stratton Porter
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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916. 20.5 x 26 cm, 129pp. First edition. Bound in full blue cloth decorated in gilt; black-and-white photos throughout. Binding worn, particularly at extremities; gilt partially worn away. Boards bowed; spine... (read more)

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The Story of Fourteen Bears
The Story of Fourteen Bears
by Evelyn Scott and Virginia Parsons
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New York: Golden Press, 1969. 24.5 x 32.5 cm, unpaginated. Bound in pictorial paper over boards; color illustrations throughout by Virginia Parsons. Binding lightly edgeworn. Very Good condition. R/djm... (read more)

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Billy the Maverick Signed 1st Edition
Billy the Maverick Signed 1st Edition
by Evelyn Scott
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1934). 13 x 19 cm, 359pp. Signed by the author with a lengthy inscription on the front free endpaper. Bound in blue cloth over boards stamped in black. Binding lightly edgeworn and soiled; spine cocked and sunned; pages... (read more)

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The Boy Scouts Year Book
The Boy Scouts Year Book
by Franklin K. Mathiews
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1925. Quarto, 20 x 26 cm, 248pp. First edition thus. Bound in red cloth over boards with color illustration plate affixed to the front board. Boards lightly rubbed and edgeworn corners mildly bumped. Pages toned; text... (read more)

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Adventures of the Teenie Weenies
Adventures of the Teenie Weenies
by William Donahey
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Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., (1920). Quarto, 23 x 28.5 cm, 128pp. Bound in green cloth over boards with color illustration plate affixed to the front board; with black-and-white illustrations in the text and several color illustration plates. Binding... (read more)

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The Youth's Companion, Volume LIX, Numbers 1-52
The Youth's Companion, Volume LIX, Numbers 1-52
by Perry Mason and Co.
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Boston: Perry Mason & Co. 1886. Elephant folio 52 issues bound half leather with gilt on the spine brown cloth covered boards 544 pages numerous illustrations & interesting ads. Both hinges are broken wear at the head & tail of the spine & along the... (read more)

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Dog in the Tapestry Garden
Dog in the Tapestry Garden
by Dorothy P. Lathrop
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New York: Macmillan Company, 1962. 8vo, 21.5 x 16 cm. 42 pp. Second printing, 1963. Macmillan Master Library edition in red cloth-covered boards. Front board decorated in black and white. Front and rear boards and spine lettered in black. Prelims printed... (read more)

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