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The Pig War: An I CAN READ History Book: An I CAN READ Book History Series

By: Baker, Betty

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013747

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013747: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 69-10212. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping of spine ends). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "An easy-to-read account of how the death of a pig nearly caused a war between the Americans and the British. ": Color Illustrations: 6.5 x 8.75 in.: 64 pages View more info

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Red Fox And His Canoe: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1964

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013748

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013748: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 64-16650. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Red Fox wants a big canoe. And when he gets it, he's off to catch a million fish. But Red Fox gets more than he bargained for in his roomy new canoe -- a bear and his buddies, two otters, a raccoon and... soon... View more info

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T. J. Flopp (From The Land Of Barely There)

By: Cosgrove, Stephen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Multnomah Press: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004146

ISBN: 0880702818

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


004146: No Jacket as Issued. "Farther than far at the very edge of the horizon is a land called Barely There ... A land filled with untouched magic ... A land of dancing squirrels and singing birds ... A land where imagination abounds and lessons are learned. Beloved children's author Stephen E. Cosgrove has created a land where excitement and adventure intertwine with Judeo-Christian values. " Front board has some slight soiling on it. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.75 x 11.25 in. View more info

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A Widow, A Chihuahua, And Harry Truman (A Story Of Love, Loss, And Love Again)

By: Crain, Mary Beth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003471

ISBN: 0062516728

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003471: Stated First Edition. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has small black remainder mark on bottom. "For anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one, this story is all too familiar. Having lost her husband to cancer, Mary Beth Crain struggled to cope with the ensuing grief. Mary Beth named the puppy Truman, after her idol, former President Harry S. Truman, whose down-to-earth wisdom she had often turned to during life's hard times. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 202 pages View more info

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Pal O'Mine King Of The Turf

By: Hawkes, Clarence

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Springfield, Massachusetts, Milton Bradley Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013672

Condition: Very Good


013672: Has beautiful Black & White frontispiece and several other full-page illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull. Boards are tan cloth with black lettering on spine and front, along with blue and black emblem of a jockey on a galloping horse. Board edges are worn and boards have some small dark marks on them. Pages are clean, unmarked and sharp cornered. Story is one of author's Animal Stories Series for young readers, with this horse story set in old Kentucky. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : B&W Illustrations: 5.25 x 7.5 in.: 228 pages View more info

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Arthur's Christmas Cookies: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hoban, Lillian

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013728

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013728: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 72-76496. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping of upper front board corner); else would classify as in Fine Condition. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Arthur decides to make Mother and Father special Christmas cookies as a present. But when the cookies are finally ... View more info

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A Bargain For Francis: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013729

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013729: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 70-85033. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for some light lines on back board edges); else would classify as in Fine Condition. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Frances and Thelma are friends -- most of the time. Thelma always seems to get Frances into trouble. When she tricks F... View more info

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Tom And The Two Handles: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hoban, Russell

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1965

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013752

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013752: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 65-11459. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "A little boy loses all the fights he has with his best friend until his father gives him some good advice. A delightful story about friendship, fighting, a father's advice, and problem-solving using the wisdom ... View more info

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Oliver: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hoff, Syd

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1960

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013745

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013745: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 60-5779. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Oliver has always wanted to be a dancing elephant, but what will he do when he discovers the circus already has enough elephants? Beginning readers will laugh out loud as they follow Oliver's adventures and fin... View more info

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Last One Home Is A Green Pig: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hurd, Edith Thacher

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013740

ISBN: 006022715X

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013740: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 59-8972. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping at board corners). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "A monkey and a duck were having a race home. Along the way, they met a girl on a bicycle, a horse, a boat, an airplane, and many more whom they each tried to get them... View more info

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Kick, Pass, And Run: An I CAN READ Sports Book: An I CAN READ Book Sports Series

By: Kessler, Leonard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1966

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013739

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013739: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 66-18656. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for rubbing at board corners). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Rabbit was the first one to hear it. Duck was the first one to see it. Cat was the first one to feel it. But what is it? It turns out to be a football, and it leads the an... View more info

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Last One In Is A Rotten Egg: An I CAN READ Sports Book: An I CAN READ Book Sports Series

By: Kessler, Leonard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013741

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013741: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 69-10209. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "While his friends jump and dive and race in the pool, Freddy is left alone on the side. If he doesn't learn to swim, he will always be the rotten egg.": Color Il... View more info

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Lucille: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Lobel, Arnold

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1964

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013743

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013743: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 64-11616. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Lucille, the horse, tries to be a lady but learns she can only be happy if she acts naturally." : Color Illustrations: 6.5 x 8.75 in.: 64 pages View more info

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Owl At Home: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Lobel, Arnold

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013746

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013746: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 74-2630, SBN 06-023948-4. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Owl loves his house. It has an upstairs and a downstairs. It has a cozy fireplace. There are books to read and there is soup to eat on cold, frosty nights. Owl lives by himself, but he is not a... View more info

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Farm Animal Portraits

By: Moncrieff, Elspeth / Joseph, Stephen / Joseph, Iona

Price: $189.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 007639

ISBN: 1851492399

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007639: Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ELSPETH MONCRIEFF (directly confirmed by her) on the Title Page. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front and back endpapers are decorated with color plate illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the first comprehensive study of an exceptional period in livestock experimentation and of the social and economic aspirations which led to the commissioning of these paintings. Over four hundred illustrations (325 in full colour) provide a unique record of rare or extinct animals which once grazed these lands. The paintings were co... View more info

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Farm Animal Portraits

By: Moncrieff, Elspeth / Joseph, Stephen / Joseph, Iona

Price: $184.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 007640

ISBN: 1851492399

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007640: Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ELSPETH MONCRIEFF (directly confirmed by her) on the Title Page. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front and back endpapers are decorated with color plate illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the first comprehensive study of an exceptional period in livestock experimentation and of the social and economic aspirations which led to the commissioning of these paintings. Over four hundred illustrations (325 in full colour) provide a unique record of rare or extinct animals which once grazed these lands. The paintings were co... View more info

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The Secret Three: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Myrick, Mildred

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1963

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013750

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013750: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 63-13323. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "The discovery of a bottle containing a coded message leads two boys to a new friend with whom they form a club.": Color Illustrations: 6.5 x 8.75 in.: 64 pages View more info

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Ants Are Fun: A Science I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Science Series

By: Myrick, Mildred

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013761

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013761: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 68-10205. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. Great introduction for children to Entomology; the study of insects such as Ants.: Color Illustrations: 6.5 x 8.75 in.: 64 pages View more info

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Barkis

By: Newberry, Clare Turlay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Smithmark Publishers: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 004986

ISBN: 0765190567

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004986: First Printing, Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy has gold "Caldecott Honor Author" sticker attached to front of dustjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Barkis, an adorable cocker spaniel puppy and surprise birthday present from Uncle Jimmy is the icing on 9-year-old James' cake. "He's snoofing in my neck like anything. Ooh! He tickles!" Barkis eagerly joins James' family, which includes his sister Nell Jean and her kitten, Edward. When sibling rivalry reaches a crescendo over which beloved pet "bel... View more info

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Dinosaur Time: An Early I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Early Series

By: Parish, Peggy

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013755

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013755: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 73-14331, SBN 06-024653-7. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light scuffing at board corners). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Now young children can read about dinosaurs, even how to say their names, by themselves. Shouts of welcome will greet this new addition to the Early... View more info

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The Penguins Are Coming!: A Science I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Science Series

By: Penney, R. L.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013763

ISBN: 0060246928

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


013763: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 78-85027, SBN 06-024692-8. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping at cover corners). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. It is a great story told by a scientist in the first person, and provides extensive information about Adelie penguins and their living conditions.: Color... View more info

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Red Tag Comes Back: A Science I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Science Series

By: Phleger, Fred

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013765

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013765: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 61-11452. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Aku, an Indian boy, named one of the baby salmon in the river, Red Tag. Soon Red Tag was big enough to start her journey to the sea. The story depicts the life cycle of the salmon.": Color Illustrations: 6.... View more info

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My Little Rabbit Tale

By: Porter, Sue

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley: 1994

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005348

ISBN: 1564583392

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005348: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Sue Porter's delicate paintings and charming text create an instantly recognizable world. Mommy and Daddy Rabbit's anguished 'Not yet! ' when Little Rabbit greets the day by bouncing ontheir bed will be all too familiar to the parents of an active toddler. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 9.5 x 12.25 in.: 31 pages View more info

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Peter Rabbit Giant Treasury

By: Potter, Beatrix (Author) / Wilkins, Cary (Editor and Introduction By)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Derrydale Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition: Eleventh Printing

Store ID: 010354

ISBN: 0517316870

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010354: No Jacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy is "k" printing (later printing) and is the original edition, titled "Peter Rabbit Giant Treasury" under this ISBN. Includes Beatrix Potter's most beloved stories featuring Peter Rabbit, including: The Tale of Peter Rabbit * The Tailor of Gloucester * The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin * The Tale of Benjamin Bunny * The Tale of Two Bad Mice * The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-winkle * The Pie and the Patty Pan * and The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher. Almost... View more info

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Catch A Whale By The Tail: A Science I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Science Series

By: Ricciuti, Edward R.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition: Later Printing

Store ID: 013759

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013759: Copy has no DJ and back board is plain (no printing on it). LCCN 72-77938. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "A worthwhile children's science book. The artwork is a story unto itself about civilizations. The whale may be an ideal size for the aquarium but not ideal for the whale.": Color Illustrations: 6.5 x 8.75 i... View more info