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The Night Before Christmas

by Moore, Clement Clarke

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
3d
ISBN
9780316855792
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$33.00

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Little, Brown, 1999. (1st edition, 3d printing) Very large, sturdy children's book, color-illustrated covers, purple spine and borders front and back, gilt-edged oval with stunning color of Santa's sleigh above snowy roof on front, ovals and color-illustrations throughout. DJ has same color and illustration as book covers. DJ front has light crease. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. 3d. Color-Illustrated… Read more
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$33.00
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Mama's Wish / Daughter's Wish

by Blackington, Debbie; Blackington, Brynne

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2004
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780976001102
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$15.00

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Pebbleton Press, 2004. Very large book, color-illustrated boards, a unique book with two glossy front covers, one for primarily English, one for primarily Chinese. One depicts a mother and child on beach in night-time, the other a mother and child sitting together. DJ has same color and illustrations, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, text in both English… Read more
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$15.00
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Town Mouse, Country Mouse

by Brett, Jan

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1994
Condition
As New
Edition
23d
ISBN
9780399226229
Item Price
$17.00

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1994. Larger, oblong book, color-illustrated covers of a colorful fabric, dark green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, unpaginated glossy pages with color-illustrations throughout. DJ glossy white borders, a beautiful color-illustration of mice exchainging keys and flowers on front, a mouse pushing an overloaded cart with mouse riding on back. DJ and book, both As… Read more
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$17.00
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Swimmy

by Lionni, Leo

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780590430494
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$15.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. (1st edition, 1st printing) Very large, sturdy book, a color-illustration of fish and water, blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, color-illustrations throughout somewhat abstract. DJ glossy with same color and illustration as book covers. A bright silver sticker at top front left from Caldecott Honor Award. DJ and book, both As New.. First… Read more
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$15.00
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Robin Hood

by Early, Margaret

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.S.
ISBN
9780810944282
Item Price
$7.00

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Harry N. Abrams, 1996. Very large, thinner book, smooth blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, dark green inside covers and adjacent end papers, unpaginated glossy pages with stunning color-illustrations of medieval scenes with ornate colorful gilt-patterned frames. DJ glossy green, a color-illustration of royalty on horses on front, a feast on back. DJ has light crease at top… Read more
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$7.00
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La Mariposa

by Milbourne, Anna

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Item Price
$10.00

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Usborn Publishing , 2007. Very large, squairish children's book, text in Spanish, padded color-illustrated covers with astonishing butterfuly in foreground, child in background with more butterflies and flowers, blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, heavy glossy unpaginated pages with color-illustrations throughout. As New.. Color-Illustrated Boards. As New. Illus. by Shimmer, Cathy.
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$10.00
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Two Dogs and Freedom: Black Children of South Africa SpeakOut

by The Open School

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1987
Condition
As New
Edition
1st U.S.
Item Price
$17.00

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Rosset & Co., 1987. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy white wrappers, a frightening color-illustration of soldier with a club chasing a well-dressed man on front, colorful lettering, 55 pages. Mint.. 1st U.S.. Soft Cover. As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter : The 23 Original Peter Rabbit Books

by Potter, Beatrix

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780723236184
Item Price
$19.00

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F. Warne & Co., 1989. Very large, sturdy, heavy book, quality blue cloth, a bright gilt illustration of rabbit at top front, brown spine, gray color inside covers and adjacent end papers, light foxing inside front and back covers, 383 pages, profusely illustrated, most in color, sometimes three on a page. Very light fading at top and bottom front edge,… Read more
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$19.00
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The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

by Edwards, Julie Andrews

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780064403146
Item Price
$15.00

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HarperCollins, 2003. Trade paperback, glossy wrappers with a color-illustration of children leading adults down colorful road on front, black spine, blue back wrapper, 277 lightly browned pages. Very light surface wear to front tips, spine corners and bottom back tip. Near Fine.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Fish Watching With Eugenie Clark

by Clark, Eugenie

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2000
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781575053844
Item Price
$199.00

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Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 2000. Very large, thinner book, color-illustrated glossy covers, blue and red ocean water background to fish, coral, and moray eel on front, 48 glossy pages, color illustrations throughout by famous marine scientist. On first front end paper in black ink: "To Cady, my special friend, Best wishes, Eugenie Clark at Mote." DJ glossy with same color and… Read more
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$199.00
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Jesus: The Carpenter's Son

by Fahs, Sophia

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
7th Ptg.
Item Price
$11.00

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Boston: The Beacon Press, 1961. Large, sturdy book, red cloth lightly faded at edges, a four-line Unitarian Unversalist stamp at top of first front end paper, 160 lightly browned pages plus a list of Biblical Sources, profusely illustrated, some full-page. DJ colorfully illustrated in muted colors, badly worn with signifcant chipping. Fair DJ/Very Good book.. 7th Ptg.. Cloth. Very Good/Fair.… Read more
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$11.00
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Frankenstein (Oxford Children's Classics)

by Shelley, Mary

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2010
Condition
Very Fine
ISBN
9780192789877
Item Price
$39.00

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Oxford University Press, 2010. (Unabridged, from the Original Text, 1818, not the 1831 revision) Smaller, sturdy book, glossy color-illustrated covers with chemical vials and books at top front, the Creature at bottom front, and on back snowy peaks and a vial. Ornate red spine borders front left and back right, 276 pages. Very Fine.. Color-Illustrated Boards. Very Fine. 12mo -… Read more
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Courage Stories

by Ferris, Helen, Ed.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$19.00

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The Parents' Institute, 1936. Smaller, sturdy book with embossed story book characters along front edges, a beautiful color-illustration inset at center front of two children on horse, gilt lettering badly rubbed on spine, dark blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 328 lightly browned pages. Tips are lightly bumped. Very Good.. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Angeli, Marguerite De.… Read more
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$19.00
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The Everlasting Hills

by Hunt, Irene

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1985
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780684183404
Item Price
$55.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985. (1st edition, 2d printing) Sturdy book, light brown cloth spine, dark green boards, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 184 pages. On first front end paper in neat black ink: "Personally autographed for Margaret, friends of many years. With love, Irene." DJ glossy beneath mylar, a stunning color-illustration of mountain valley and cabin, a… Read more
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$55.00
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Sadako

by Coerr, Eleanor

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1993
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780399217715
Item Price
$45.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1993. Very large, thinner child's book, oblong shaped, glossy colorful covers with dozens of paper cranes front and back, unpaginated with purple color inside covers and adjacent end papers, color-illustrations throughout of child inspired to make paper cranes to honor those of Hiroshima. Signed in black ink: "11/18/98. For Jeanne, Love & peace, Eleanor Coerr." DJ glossy… Read more
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$45.00
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Sterling, 2009. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, heavy, sturdy squarish book, quality light blue cloth, embossed illustration of a Alice falling at center front, very bright pink spine, vellum background with montage of characters inside covers and adjacent end papers, 191 stiff heavy pages plus a final color-illustration. Profusely illustrated in color, most of them full-page. DJ stunning color-illustration of… Read more
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My Friends George and Tom

by Duncan, Jane

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333198964
Item Price
$399.00

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St. Martin's Press, 1976. (1st edition) Smaller, sturdy book, spine lightly askew, quality blue cloth, gilt lettering and tree illustration bright at spine top, 251 lightly browned pages. DJ glossy beneath mylar, stunning color-illustration of cottage and family on bay on front, spine and back. DJhas light wear to top back tip, a micronick at spine top right. Near Fine… Read more
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$399.00
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The Story of Colors / La Historia de los Colores: A Bilingual Folktale from the Jungles of Chiapas (English and Spanish Edition)

by Marcos, Subcomandante

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780938317456
Item Price
$55.00

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Cinco Puntos Press, 1999. (1st edition) A controversial book allegedly written by the insurgent leader of a armed revolt in Chiapis, Mexico. Translated by Anne Bar Din. Very large, thinner children's book format, a color-illustration of stunning glossy colors on front, spine and back, text in English and Spanish, green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, heavy glossy unpaginated… Read more
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$55.00
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The Adventures of Pinocchio

by Collodi, Carlo

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394821108
Item Price
$55.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Very large, sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, very bright silver lettering on spine, pale brown color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 143 stiff heavy glossy pages plus a brief biographical note, a thin black frame to the text on each page, color-illustrations throughout, many full-page. DJ glossy with pale rose background, a stunning… Read more
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$55.00
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Mercy and the Mouse

by Bacon, Peggy

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1928
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$5.00

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Macmillan, 1928. Slightly smaller book, shiny pinkish cloth badly soiled, an ink stain at top front tip, a tiny red mark at top front left, green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 85 pages. The last page is illustrated with a mouse but the top portion is cut off and missing, with a part of the ears gone. Small… Read more
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$5.00