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Spring Is A New Beginning Book by Joan Walsh Anglund

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1963. near mint to mint conditon. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Book appears to be a first edition but is not stated as such . Cloth covered hard-back book. Pages not numbered. Illustrated front cover. Book's cover and pages are in excellent condition. The dustjacket is in wonderful condition as is the book underneath. Inside there is a name written very tiny and a teeny date stamp. FROM THE DUST JACKET -  "The tender newness of spring - the feeling of young life everywhere, of flowers unfolding, of sunshine and bird song - fills this lovely little book that captures the very essence of winter's end and spring's beginning." I also have prints from the Joan Walsh Anglund Sampler on my Art Gallery Pages.

Price $30.00

The Fireside Book of Christmas Stories Edited by Edward Wagenknecht Illustrated by Wallace Morgan.

Hardback no dustjacket. Green cloth cover with gold gilt bells on cover and text on spine. Slightly bumped corners otherwise in very good condition. Bobbs- Merrill Co. 1945 A collection of Christmas stories including pieces from Henry van Dyke, Clement C. Moore, Washington Irving, Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott St. Matthew, Christopher Morley, Kate Douglas Wiggin, Daphne du Maurier, Langston Hughes and others. The stories are divided into various subject areas: Christmas is Christ; Christmas is Santa Claus; Christmas is Dickens; Christmas is Home. 659 pages

Price $28.00

Practically Seventeen by Rosamond du Jardin

JB Lippincott Co. circa 1949. 24th printing. 213 pages. Hardback cloth cover no dustjacket color graphic cover. Soft corner on top right. Very good condition.

Price $15.00

101 Famous Poems with a Prose Supplement - An Anthology Compliled by Roy J. Cook.

Henry Regnery Co. 1958. Includes poems that literary authorities declare indispensable. 186 pages. Hardback with dustjacket. There are small tears along the edges of the dustjacket. All poems are complete and include a photo of the author. These are terrific poems and would be a great gift for the poetry lover.

Price $22.00

SOLDOUT

The Blueberry Muffin by Mary Wolfe Thompson illustrated by Erick Berry

Longmans, Green & Co. 1951. Hardback cloth cover no dustjacket color graphic cover. 248 pages. Ex-library book with usual markings but a very clean copy and in very good condition. Minimally soft corners.

Price $12.50

SOLD


Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. 35th Printing 1987. Hardback with dustjacket. Two tone blue with white text. 192 pages. Like new with a small scuff on the cover.

Price $20.00

The Greatest Is Love, St. Pauls Wonderful Words About Faith, Hope and Love - Part of the Hallmark Series

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book 1971. Illustrated by Lois Jackson. 43 pages. Hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Very nice verses and wonderful graphics

Price $12.00

God Is Everywhere by Barbara Burrow Illustrated by Mary Hamilton - Part of the Hallmark Series

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book 1968 Illustrated by Mary Hamilton. 44 pages. Hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Very nice verses and wonderful graphics. Clean in and out.

Price $14.00

SOLD

So Many Kinds of Love, Cherishing and Sharing All the Love in Life by Dean Walley Illustrated by Barbara White - Part of the Hallmark Series

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book 1968. Illustrated by Barbara White. Hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Very nice verses and wonderful graphics. 2 in Stock

Price $14.00

Happiness Is Everywhere, Finding the Hidden Joys in Life by Dean Walley illustrated by Alice Ann Biggerstaff - Part of the Hallmark Series

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book 1967. Illustrated by Alice Ann Biggerstaff. Hardback with dustjacket in very good condition with a tiny tear on the top of the dustjacket. Very nice verses and wonderful graphics

Price $14.00

SOLD

The Gold of Friendship, Seeking and Sharing the World's Greatest Treasure by Gail Mahan illustrated by Marilyn Conklin - Part of the Hallmark Series

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book 1967. Illustrated by Marylin Conklin. Hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Very nice verses and wonderful graphics

Price $14.00

God's Masterpiece by Dora Dinsmore - Keepsake Treasures

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book 1971. For the new baby and parent's. Color pictorial cloth cover, in very good condition. Very nice verses and beautiful graphics.

Price $12.00

SOLD

God Created Love

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book circa 1970. For the new baby and parent's. Color pictorial padded cloth cover, in very good condition. Very nice verses and beautiful graphics. Inscription inside front cover.

Price $12.00

What Is a Granddaughter

Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book Keepsake Treasure, 1971. Color pictorial hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Very nice verses and beautiful graphics. Inscription inside front cover.

Price $12.00

Babies Are Like That by Martha Alexander

1967 Golden Press. A gift booklet for the new baby and parent's. Hardback paper over boards. Very sweet story about a baby with beautiful graphics. Tear on last page, minor interior spine repair.

Price $6.00

SOLD

Recipe For a Wonderful Granddaughter - Sunbonnet Baby Graphics

American Greetings Small Gift Book 1978. Illustrations by Fran. Color pictorial hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Very nice verses and beautiful graphics. Inscription inside front cover.

Price $12.00

Gambler's Don't Gamble by Michael MacDougall

as told to J.C. Furnas. The Greystone Press - 3rd. Printing 1939. 167 pages. Hardback no dustjacket red cloth cover black graphics and text. Stamp inside front cover, library pocket inside back cover. Tight bind, minimally soft corners. How to cheat at cards. Has photos from old gambler's catalog's, shows you how to do the Haymaker shuffle and several other "tricks."

Price $26.50


Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Pantheon Books, Inc. Dec. 1955. Hardback with no dustjacket, paper over board graphic cover in very good condition. 128 pages. Near Mint to Mint. This is Charles Lindbergh's wife and the best of the books that she wrote. It is a very inspiring read.

Price $32.50


The Tenters or Mountain Side Stories Told in Verse by Horace Dumont Herr - 1908

Illustrated by author. 56 pages. Ex library book with only marks being a spine number and card pocket. Leatherette cover. Tight binding and minimal wear to top and bottom of spine. A very nice vintage book with wonderful stories.

Price $26.50


 Helping Himself or Grant Thornton's Ambition by Horatio Alger Jr.

The World Syndicate Publishing Co., no date found but probably circa 1920. Hardback no dustjacket red cloth cover. Minimal edge wear and soft corners no layering. A young peoples novel about making it in the financial world.

Price $15.00


By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens

HARCOURT BRACE & Co. 1957. 570 pages. Hardback blue cloth cover no dust jacket. Gold lettering and gold graphic on cover, tight binding, small scuff on cover, minimal wear on corners. very good condition. The story is Arthur Winner's. It covers two days and one hour of his life; during these forty-nine hours the reader finds himself inside the mind and skin of a remarkable man, a man of many interests, friendships, and affection. Source of John Sturges' 1961 film with Lana Turner, Efram Zimbalist, Jr, and Jason Robards.

Price $15.00


A Treasury of Laughter by Louis Untermeyer illustrated by Lucille Corcos

Wit and satire, humorous stories, poems, essays, tall tales, famous jokes and more. Simon and Schuster. 1946. Hardback with dustjacket. 712 pages. Blue cloth cover with red and gilt graphics. Dustjacket has a few tiny tears and ragged edges. Book is very clean and in very good condition.

Price $25.00


A Case For Mr. Crook by Anthony Gilbert

Random House. 1952 First American Edition. 237 pages. Hardback no dustjacket. Green cloth cover with gilt and black graphics and text. Very good condition. Gilbert's Mr. Crook is, of course, a criminal lawyer, defending a respectable British maiden lady from murder.

Price $15.00


Comanche River by Kingsley West

Berkley Medallion Books 1965. Tight binding tiny tear on the top of the spine and soft corners. Paperback with minimally yellow pages. A great vintage western. Carson turned Joe Connor's Texas into a living Hell.

Price $5.00

A FIELD GUIDE TO REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA EAST OF THE 100TH MERIDIAN by Roger Conant

[The Peterson Field Guide Series] Houghton Mifflin Company 1958 8th printing. Illustrated by Isabelle Conant Hardback Cloth Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. More than 1,100 illustrations, including 405 in full color. Identification marks & range maps for all species & subspecies of turtle, crocodile, alligator, lizard, snake, salamander, newt, frog, & toad found in the United States & Canada east of the 100th meridian. Green cloth boards with brown lettering and a frog graphic, 366 pristine pages. Minimal wear to the corners and a tight bind.

Price $19.50


Miami and the Siege of Chicago by Norman Mailer 1968

Paperback. First pb printing. Good condtion minimal expected edge wear. An informal history of the Republican and Democratic Conventions in 1968.

Price $8.00


All Dogs Go to Heaven by Beth Brown

This lovely, adorable vintage book is "the story of any dog who's ever lived and of any dog who's ever died--for everyone who's ever had a dog--and for those who never had a dog." Clean interior, lightly edge rubbed boards with clear, readable spine text. Rounded corners, tight binding, ex- library book with most markings gone. Brown's lovely story of "Hobo" the dog with great illustrations.

Price $18.00

SOLD

The Heiress of Cronenstein by the Countess Hahn-Hahn adapted from the German version by Mary H. Allies - 1913

Bennziger Brothers. 223pages + 12 pages of ads about other books. Hardback no dustjacket, green cloth cover with orange and black graphic and title. Minimal edge wear, soft corners. Pages in great condition.

Price $20.00


Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

John B Alden Publishing 1892. Pictorial Hardcover. Hardback/No Jacket. Reprint. Small Format. Slim little illustrated printing of the famous Longfellow poem. With a gilded foredge, moderately soiled exterior boards. Silver lettering and decorations on the blue striated cloth cover. Illistrations by Birket Foster, Jane Benhan and John Gilbert. 98 pags. Tight binding, book plate on inside front cover, minimal wear to corners. A beautiful poem and an equally beautiful book.

Price $18.99


The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett - 1911

Grossett & Dunlap 1911. 612 pages. Good with colorful dust jacket with color graphics. Dust jacket and book in very good condition. The dust jacket has minimal wear to edges. Tight binding. This story of two sisters offers a profound vision of human destiny, in which character and circumstance are interwoven. Preface by author.

Price $23.50


Wish I Could Be the Kind of Friend You Always Are To Me by Doris Faulhaber

Illustrated by Roberta Mehl & Ingrida Davis American Greetings Small Gift Book 1970. 18 pages. Hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Very nice verses and wonderful graphics. Like new. 4.5x5

Price $12.50

I Wish You Bluebirds - Seasons of Friendship and Love by Mary Alice Loberg

Illustrated by Marilyn Conklin. Hallmark Editions 1970. Hallmark Cards Small Gift Book. Hardback with dustjacket in very good condition. Wonderful graphics and singing lyricism of all the moods of the year wishing happiness for a special friend. "In the summer on hot thirsty days, May you have bluebirds and pink lemonades."

Price $12.50

SOLD

The Calling of Dan Matthews by Harold Bell Wright - 1909

Illustrated by Arthur I Keller, Published by A.L. Burt Company 1909. Hardcover. Green cloth with blue border and white lettering. Binding is tight. There is fading along the lower edges of the front and back covers. Slight edgewear, bumping of corners and minor wear. Tight binding. Has 3 pages of ads for other HBW books. There are 364 pgs. Amazing graphics and a great Christian story. There is an inscription from 1912 on the front flysheet.

Price $8.50


Farewell to Valley Forge by David Taylor - 1955
Farewell to Valley Forge by David Taylor - 1955

Hardback with dustjacket, the dj is not in very good condition. The book is in great condition. Bookclub edition. A thrilling novel of courage, love and treachery during the years of our country's birth. 320 pages.

Price $6.00


Honus and Me by Dan Gutman 1998

Avon Books. Paperback. 140 pages. A book of fact and fiction a great story and in very good condition.
 

Price $4.00


An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog - Replica of the Antique Original

by Merrimack Publishing Corp. #2362. Not dated. Oversized paperback. 29 pages. Few color graphics. In very good condition and a great story.

Price $15.00

The lives and times of archy and mehitabel by don marquis - 1950

 Illustrated by George Herriman, Intro by e.b.white. Doubleday & Co. Inc. 1950. 477 pages. Hardback no dustjacket. black cover with red impressed graphics. Tight binding, minimal wear to edges and corners. A great book very funny.

Price $14.00


Here is Your War - The Story of G.I. Joe by Ernie Pyle 1945

Drawings by Carol Johnson. The World Publishing Co. 1945. Hardback no dustjacket. This book is in near mint condition. A great book and graphics.

Price $10.00

Brazos by Ross McLaury Taylor 1964

Bantam Books. Paperback. A sweeping tale of the violent, bawdy wide open west. Very good conditon.

Price $6.00

Lorna Doone Volumes I & II A Romance at Exmoor by R.D. Blackmore - Red Moroccan Leather Covers - 1922

Very nice pair of books.

Price $50.00


James Baldwin Nobody Knows My Name - More Notes of a Native Son 1967

Dell. Paperback. This book records Mr. Baldwin's last months of his ten-year self exile in Europe, his return to America and Harlen and his first trip South during the school integration battles. Good condition, crease mark near spine and wear on edges.

Price $7.50

The Last Days of Pompeii by Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer - 1850 - Leather Bound

A.L. Burt Co. Publishers circa 1850. Red leather binding with gold decoration on cover and text on spine. Chipping along edge and top and bottom of spine is worn. Inside is good.

Price $40.00


How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn - 1943

The MacMillan Co. 495 pages. Hardback red cloth cover no dustjacket, title in gold on spine. Minimal wear to corners, in very good condition. Stamp on front fly sheet. Classic novel of Wales of a large family whose livelihood depended on mining in the late 1800s, as told by one of the younger sons as he reflects back in his later years. Originally published in Great Britain in 1939; basis of the 1941 20th Century Fox motion picture, directed by John Ford, starring Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Roddy McDowell, Donald Crisp and Sara Allgood (winner of 7 Academy Awards)

Price $18.00


Mrs. Mike: The Story of Katherine Mary Flannigan by Benedict & Nancy Freedman -1947

Coward McCann Inc. Navy Blue Cloth with Gilt. Good Plus/No Jacket. Some white speckles on back cover. Minimal wear on edges, minimal soft cormers. tight binding. A novel based on a life or a real person. This is the life of Kathy O'Fallon, a Boston-bred sick girl who moved to Western Canada and eventually married Mike, a Sergeant in the Royal Canadian Mountain Police, and together with love and determination they have endured an extremely harsh life. 312 pages. Illustrated, drawings.

Price $25.50

Honeymoon Wife by Agnes Louise Provost - 1941

Triangle Books. 6th Printing 1941. Hardback no dustjacket, burgundy cloth cover black text. 295 pages. Minimal wear to edges, tight bind. Name written on gly sheet. Some yellowing to pages. A streamlined "Pygmalion" with modern (1939) twists.

Price $12.99


The Name is Smith by Eric North - 1957

Roy Publishers. 1957 First American edition. Ex library book but the only marks are stamps on the inside of the front cover and endpages and on back flysheet, none on spine or outside of book. Hardback with dust jacket. There is an acetate cover over the dustjacket therefore the dustjacket is in very good condition as is the book itself. A thriller set in Melbourne. Much in the same vein as Eric North's Chip on My shoulder.

Price $30.00


 

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