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    • THE NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY, C1929
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    • Bibliographic details: A first edition, first printing in good condition. There is some shelf-wear to cover; more so to the back-cover. Fading of dye-stained edges. Binding solid. Slight cock. Pages age-toned. Light marks, but in considerable number, in blue ink and pencil; underlining, as well as 'brackets' of sections, mostly the latter. ; Copyright 1929. This is the first-printing of the Signet Key Book edition Read more
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    • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 2009
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    • Bibliographic details: Small 4to A charming first edition/first printing in pictorial boards and endpapers in As New condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by illustrator Beth Krommes directly on the title page; "Here is the key to the house. In the house burns a light. In that light rests a bed. On that bed waits a book." The winner of the Caldecott Medal Award in 2009, Swanson's timeless good night book is illuminating a reassuring order to the universe; [40] pages Read more
    • LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, 2016
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    • Bibliographic details: 8vo A first printing of a first edition in fine condition in a fine dust-jacket. This copy is signed on the title page by the author; Story of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat as a young child that see art everywhere in his everyday life; Color Illustrations; 38 pages Read more
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    • LITTLE, BROWN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS, 2009
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    • Bibliographic details: Oblong 4to A beautiful first edition/first printing in pictorial boards and endpapers in As New condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED and dated "2011" by author Jerry Pinkney directly on the title page; Jerry Pinkney's wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables won the Caldecott Medal Award in 2010. Sometimes even the king needs help... and little friends may prove to be great friends ; Watercolor; [32] pages Read more
    • CLARION BOOKS, 2006
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    • Bibliographic details: 4to A fine first printing of a first edition in a fine dust-jacket. This copy is signed by the author directly on the title page; Things that float in the ocean, also known as flotsam, can sometimes wash up on shore leading to incredible discoveries; 38 pages Read more
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    • LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, 2014
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    • Bibliographic details: 4to A fine first printing of the first edition in equally fine, pictorial dust-jacket. Signed by author Dan Santat on the free endpaper with a drawing of Beekle; Beekle is born where all imaginary friends come from. One by one, his friends are chosen by a child and whisked away, yet Beekle remains behind. Instead, he sets out in search of his perfect match in the big city. Santat’s illustrations are full of light, and his use of color and perspective make the reader feel Beekle’s longing and loneliness. All is well in the end when a girl named Alice identifies Beekle as the imaginary friend... Read more
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    • DUTTON CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1997
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    • Bibliographic details: A handsome first edition/first printing in unread As New condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky directly on the title page; The famous fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm, following a beautiful girl with long golden hair who is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Adapted and wonderfully illustrated by Paul Zelinsky. Winner of the 1998 Caldecott Medal; Color Illustrations; [40] pages Read more
    • CLARION BOOKS, C1991
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    • Bibliographic details: Oblong 4to A bright first edition/first printing in Fine condition in just about Fine dust-jacket with traces of edgewear. Beautifully signed by David Wiesner directly on the title page; Wiesner won his first of three Caldecott Medals for this almost wordless story in pictures. On Tuesday evening, amazed frogs take to the sky on a humorous adventure from swamp through a small town, discovering laundry, televisions, and dogs. And what will happen next Tuesday? ; Color Illustrations; [32] pages Read more
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    • CANDLEWICK PRESS, 2012
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    • Bibliographic details: Oblong 8vo A first printing of the first edition in Fine condition, little rubbing to edges, in alike dustjacket. Unread. Signed by author Jon Klassen directly on the copyright page with added sketch. An attractive presentation with a scarce signature; Jon Klassen's 2013 Caldecott Medal Award Winner. "A fish has stolen a hat. And he'll probably get away with it. Probably"; Color Illustrations; [32] pages Read more
    • LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, 2015
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    • Bibliographic details: 4to A first printing of a first edition in fine condition in a likewise fine dust-jacket. This copy is signed by the author and signed and dated 2016 by the illustrator on the title page; The true story of the bear found in the woods of Canada and travelled to Long and would later inspire the adventures of Winnie the Pooh; Color Illustrations; 49 pages Read more
    • FEIWEL AND FRIEND, 2017
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    • Bibliographic details: A lovely first printing of the first edition with no notable blemishes in an equally impressive dust-jacket. This copy is signed by author Matthew Cordell directly on the title page along with a small doodle of a wolf ; Author and illustrator Cordell weaves a warm-hearted tale of a girl and a wolf pup who are both lost in a snowstorm. We love this story, and you won't be disappointed by Cordell's illustrations (it did just win the Caldecott, after all! ) , especially his depiction of the wolves, our personal favorites. Winner of the 2018 Randolph Caldecott Award. Read more
    • HARPER & BROTHERS, 1906
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    • Bibliographic details: 8vo This edition is in near fine condition with bumped corners and light soiling to the pages in a very good+ dust-jacket with soiling and chipping; A comical telling of Eve’s time in the Garden of Eden and what came after. One of Mark Twain’s most amusing tales; B&W Bookplates; 109 pages Read more
    • DEUTSCHE VERLAGS-ANSTALT, 1993
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    • Bibliographic details: 4to This edition is in fine condition in an equally fine dust-jacket. This copy is signed by the author on the front fly-leaf; German history and politics through the final decades of division as told by a man at the forefront of it all; 492 pages Read more
    • 1957
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    • Bibliographic details: A first edition, first printing in very good condition in a dust-jacket that is in poor condition with much shelfwear. ; This is really interesting Cincinnati ephemera. Debutantes from 1953 to 1956 are listed; followed by a description of abbreviations, followed by the address listings; followed by a "Miss to Mrs." section for referencing girls who are now newly married women. Read more
    • THE UNGAR PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1986
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    • Bibliographic details: Near Fine / Near Fine. In the right light, the 'keyhole' shape from the dust-jacket can be seen on the front-cover. It is just a shade darker. Interesting. ; Signed by T. Coraghessan Boyle on the title-page in black ink. Read more
    • SIMON & SCHUSTER, CA. 2002
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    • Bibliographic details: An edition in nearly fine condition, still sealed; Salt in His Shoes is a children's book that was written by the mother and sister of Michael Jordan (Deloris Jordan and Roslyn Jordan). It was first published in 2000 and won the North Carolina Children's Book and Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Awards in 2002. Read more
    • LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY, 1997
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    • Bibliographic details: Very Good. ; Inscribed and signed by David Sedaris on the title-page in black ink: "To Phil and Kristina" Read more
    • FAWCETT PUBLICATIONS, 1971
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    • Bibliographic details: An edition in good condition. Moderate shelf-wear to cover; solid binding; uncracked spine; solid text block; interior pages clean; no marks. Age-toning to paper. Yellow dye-stained on all edges has faded, especially on top-edge. Read more
    • LAUREL-LEAF BOOKS, 1983
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    • Bibliographic details: An edition in good condition. 7/8", round, smiley face stamp on inside-front-cover; unobtrusive. Shelf-wear to edges and corners of the cover. Front-panel art is pretty good. Moderate shelf-wear, but not heavily rubbed or scratched. Spine not cracked or broken. Age-toning on text-block edges, just fading into the pages. Pages and binding still solid; binding is still supple and pages are not brittle. First Laurel-Leaf printing. Read more
    • HARPER & ROW, 1974
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    • Bibliographic details: An edition in good condition with modest shelf-wear; corners good; binding solid. Fore-edge crisp and square. Spine is not creased or broken. Age-tonging to edges and pages. Interior pages are clean; no marks. Very small ink-mark on fore-edge; did not bleed into pages. ; The logo and design of The United States Playing Card Company (the famed Bicycle poker playing cards) is used on the front and back cover. Read more
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