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Wholphin, Issue 7

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Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9781934781128
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NZ$88.36

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McSweeney's. Near Fine. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. 1934781126 . Near Fine in original shrink wrap .
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Long Ago In Bangalore - 1st Edition

by Van Sandwyk, Charles

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine+
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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NZ$66.27

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Vancouver: Charles Van Sandwyk. Fine+. 2014. First Edition; First Printing. Booklet. A very fine first edition, gold wrappers, with mounted color illustrated title etching on front cover. Six decorated color bookplates and five individual color bookmarks are included in publisher's envelope affixed to front endpaper ; ; Color Illustrations; 4 pages .
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How To See Fairies - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Van Sandwyk, Charles

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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NZ$1,340.07

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Vancouver: The Fairy Press. Fine. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Booklet. An attractive first printing of the first edition in fine condition. French flaps,16 hand-sewn pages with drawings and illustrations in full color. Original edition, which was followed by a hardcover edition published by Smithmark in 1999; "So often when I sleep at night my dreams… Read more
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Eric's Good News

by Le Feuvre, Amy

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
c1896
Condition
Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$544.86

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New York, Toronto, Chicago: Fleming H. Revell Company. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. c1896. First Edition. Hardcover. An attractive, Near Fine first edition in the original light blue cloth with striking floral design in the rare, printed dust-jacket, little tattered and chipped with about one inch triangle torn from lower back panel. Ghosting of jacket flaps… Read more
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Cassell's Complete Pocket Guide To Europe

by King, Edward and Edmund C. Stedman

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Published
1892
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition
Revised Edition; First Printing
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NZ$647.94

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New York: Cassell Publishing Co.. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1892. Revised Edition; First Printing. Full Leather. Cassell's revised and enlarged edition in black morocco in Near Fine condition in chipped and lightly worn dust-jacket, split along front fold; "When you have laid aside your prejudices, donned your garments of travel, and set your foot… Read more
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Printed Kate Greenaway; A Catalogue Raisonné - 1st Edition

by Schuster, Thomas E. and Rodney Engen

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
1986
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780951175200
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NZ$397.60

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London: T. E. Schuster. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0951175203 . A Fine first edition in equally Fine dust-wrapper, contains seven item errata sheet, with original sales prospectus laid in; Schuster's first fully comprehensive reference book for Kate Greenaway collectors, libraries, museums, and serious students of British Victorian illustration.… Read more
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Hilary Knight's The Owl and the Pussy-Cat: Based on the Poem by Edward Lear - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Knight, Hilary [; Edward Lear]

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780027509007
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NZ$307.77

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New York: MacMillan Publishing Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1983. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0027509001 . A charming first printing of the first edition in Fine condition in just about Fine bright dustjacket, minute shades of use; Knight places Lear's fanciful poem inside another story, in which young Otto and Polly, attending Professor Comfort's Story… Read more
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The Fairies' Christmas - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Van Sandwyk, Charles

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
2001
Condition
Fine+
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
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NZ$1,295.89

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Vancouver: The Fairy Press. Fine+. 2001. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Booklet. A stunning first edition/first printing with French flaps in Very Fine condition. 8 hand-sewn pages, four tipped-in illustrations in full color by Charles van Sandwyk. Signed "Charles Noel van Sandwyk" on the title page. Burgundy stiff paper wrappers with title in black and… Read more
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In Praise of Folly; Together with a Life of Erasmus and His Epistle Addressed to Sir Thomas More

by Erasmus, Desiderius

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
[1951]
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint Edition
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NZ$27.98

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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Fine. [1951]. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. A handsome Sesame Library [1951] edition in Fine condition with 54th and 55th leaves becoming detached from the upper spine and previous owner's stamp to rear pastedown; lacking dust-wrapper (as issued?). Charming small format book bound in navy cloth with brilliant silver embossed titles on … Read more
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How To See Fairies - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Van Sandwyk, Charles

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine+
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Item Price
NZ$809.93

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Vancouver: The Fairy Press. Fine+. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Booklet. A stunning first edition/first printing with French flaps in Very Fine condition. 16 hand-sewn pages with drawings and illustrations in full color. Original edition, which was followed by a hardcover edition published by Smithmark in 1999; "So often when I sleep at night my dreams… Read more
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The Serpent Slayer And Other Stories Of Strong Women - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Tchana, Katrin

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
2000
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780316387019
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NZ$116.34

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Boston: Little, Brown & Company. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0316387010 . A very beautiful first printing of the first edition in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with small chip to bottom spine, else Fine; Trina Schart Hyman and her daughter Katrin Tchana retell 18 inspiring stories about women… Read more
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Will O' The Wisps - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Van Sandwyk, Charles

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
2012
Condition
Fine+
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Item Price
NZ$957.19

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Vancouver: Charles Van Sandwyk Fine Arts. Fine+. 2012. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Booklet. A numbered first printing of this miniature first edition in Very Fine condition. Limited to 35 numbered copies. Accordion-folded page book closed with a band. Accompanied by a leaf cutout of marbled paper, leaf signed by author Charles van Sandwyk; Meant… Read more
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Nutcracker - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hoffmann, E. T. A.

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780517552858
Item Price
NZ$204.69

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 051755285X . A charming first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike, ever so slightly rubbed dust-jacket; The tale of Nutcracker, written by E. T. A. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences since then. Maurice Sendak… Read more
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The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Sendak, Maurice and Tony Kushner

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
2003
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author & Illustrato
ISBN
9780810944480
Item Price
NZ$633.22

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author & Illustrator. Cloth. 0810944480 . This unread Fine first printing of the first edition in Fine dust jacket is bound in navy blue cloth binding with gold lettering. Signed by Maurice Sendak and Tony Kushner directly on the half… Read more
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The Art Of Maurice Sendak - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Lanes, Selma G. ; Maurice Sendak

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
1980
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Biographee
ISBN
9780810944480
Item Price
NZ$795.20

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1980. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Biographee. Cloth. 0810944480 . A Fine printing of the first edition, decorated cloth in the original printed glassine dust-jacket . Signed and dated Dec-80 by Maurice Sendak on the first flyleaf; As creator of Caldecott winningWhere the Wild Things… Read more
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Eloise in Paris - Limited/Numbered Edition

by Thompson, Kay

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
1999
Condition
As New
Edition
Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Illustrator
ISBN
9780689829604
Item Price
NZ$2,091.09

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New York: Simon & Schuster. As New. 1999. Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Illustrator. Cloth. 0689829604 . A stunning edition in original cloth slip-case, limited to 300 numbered copies, SIGNED by Hilary Knight. As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap; If you are going to Paris you have to turn French and absolutely go wild.… Read more
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NZ$2,091.09
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Eloise At Christmastime - Limited/Numbered Edition

by Thompson, Kay

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Published
1999
Condition
As New
Edition
Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Illustrator
Item Price
NZ$309.25

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New York: Simon & Schuster. As New. 1999. Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Illustrator. Original Cloth. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. Hardbound, with the original slipcase, limited to 250 numbered and SIGNED copies by Hilary Knight. As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap; Eloise, the six-year-old girl who lives in the penthouse at the top of the… Read more
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The Funny Little Woman - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Mosel, Arlene

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Published
c1972
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780525302650
Item Price
NZ$293.05

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New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc.. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. c1972. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. 0525302654 . A charming first edition/first printing, end papers cracked, else Fine condition in somewhat tattered but mended dust-jacket with the Caldecott Medal; This is the delicious story of a little woman in Old Japan who… Read more
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Ox-Cart Man - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hall, Donald

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Books Tell You Why, Inc.
Published
1979
Condition
Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780670533282
Item Price
NZ$1,443.15

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New York: The Viking Press. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth Spine. 0670533289 . A charming first edition/first printing in Very Fine condition, cloth backed spine, boards with embossed black ox-cart in alike dust-jacket with the Caldecott Medal. A stunning copy, hard to imagine a nicer one to be found; In October… Read more
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Saint George And The Dragon - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hodges, Margaret [; From Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene]

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780316367899
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NZ$309.25

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Boston Toronto: Little, Brown and Company. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. 1/3 Cloth. 0316367893 . A charming first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition, little rubbing and bumping to cloth spine in a Very Good+, edgeworn dust-jacket; Set "in the days when monsters and giants and fairy folk lived in … Read more
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