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Hi Johnny

by Hunter, Mollie (McIlwraith, Maureen Mollie Hunter)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very good. Near fine; light surface blemishing. Clean pages; tightly bound.
ISBN
9780907448228
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$73.00

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Galashiels, Scotland.: Byway Books., 1986. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine; light surface blemishing. Clean pages; tightly bound.. Christopherson, Mahri (Illustrated by).. 1 Horizontal format. 21x15 cm. 32 p. Illustrations, soft-edged water color style. Audience: Children/juvenile. Scottish Folklore / Fable. Hi Johnny is a back-packing peddler with loads of fairy friends in a deep mountain cave.
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Folklore from the Adirondack Foothills

by Thomas, Howard, Professor

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Page block foxing, top, side. Tightly bound. Clean pages. No markings. Top spine: edge wear.
Edition
Reprint. Author copyright 1958.
ISBN
9780913710029
Item Price
$12.00

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Prospect NY.: Prospect Books., 1975. Reprint. Author copyright 1958.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Page block foxing, top, side. Tightly bound. Clean pages. No markings. Top spine: edge wear.. Mahaffy, John D. (Sketches by).. 1 Black cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. Author Howard Thomas was my mother's history teacher in Suffield, Connecticut, during… Read more
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Fables in Slang

by Ade, George

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1900
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light cover soiling, corner rubs. 1st free end paper removed.
Edition
First edition. Twenty-fifth Thousand. 1899 copyright.
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$14.00

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Chicago: New York.: H. S. Stone & Co., 1900. First edition. Twenty-fifth Thousand. 1899 copyright.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light cover soiling, corner rubs. 1st free end paper removed.. Newman, Clyde J. (Pen&Ink artwork by).. 1 Tan cloth over boards decorated with green and black floral pattern; black titles. Title page, red & black w/… Read more
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$14.00
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Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories

by Stewart, Cal (The Talking Machine Story Teller")

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1905
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light spine end, corner bumps to board. Back cover vertical ink spill, 1-inch li
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$20.00

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Chicago.: Stanton and Van Vilt Co., 1905. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light spine end, corner bumps to board. Back cover vertical ink spill, 1-inch line. Light page block soiling.. 1 170 p. Light brown cloth over boards. Black titles. 20 cm. Stitched binding. Folk dialect. Catalogue List at front: Uncle Josh Victor… Read more
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The Story of Blue Beard and Other Stories

by

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Loose stitched binding, but holding.
Edition
Circa 1900.
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$14.00

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Chicago.: W B Conkey Company.. Circa 1900.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Loose stitched binding, but holding.. 1 50 p. Light cream leather over boards: paste-on illustrated 1/3rd front, lithograph. Frontispiece lithograph. Tan line art, front and rear end papers. Traditional folk tale, a romance. A publisher's series "In Uniform Style Copiously Illustrated", 12 titles listed. Other… Read more
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$14.00
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Mingo and Other Sketches in Black and White

by Harris, Joel Chandler

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1884
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Light corner rubs.
Edition
First edition. No print line. Presumed 1st.
Item Price
$74.00

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Boston / New York.: Houghton Mifflin Company., 1884. First edition. No print line. Presumed 1st.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Light corner rubs.. 1 273 p. Green cloth decorated w/ black and gilt. Titles green w/ gilt boxes. Contents: Mingo: A Sketch of Life in Middle Georgia; At Teague Poteet's:… Read more
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$74.00
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Tales from Aesop (A Random House Pictureback)

by Aesop, and Miller, J P

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very good. Light reading wear. Clean.
Edition
11th printing.
ISBN
9780394828121
Item Price
$4.50

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New York, NY: Random House Books for Young Readers, 1976. 11th printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Light reading wear. Clean.. 1 Trade paperback. Stapled binding. 32 p. 8-in square. Color art. Audience: Children/juvenile. Classic folklore with sophisticated yet comic artwork.
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$4.50
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Jeremiah Splinkety Splunk and Other Fairy Tales

by Scudder, Henry T

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1896
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends, corners. Small spine light blemish, near center. Else near fine interior.
Edition
First edition. No other printings noted.
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$30.00

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New York.: Crothers & Korth / J.J. Little, printer., 1896. First edition. No other printings noted.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends, corners. Small spine light blemish, near center. Else near fine interior.. 1 134 p. Royal blue vertically textured cloth over boards. Artistic gold titles, front & spine. Front center, small… Read more
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Myths and Folklore; An anthology for high school students (Presentation Sample w/ Letter)

by Christ, Henry I. (Preface and with Editing by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Small ding on spine. Minor top page block foxing. Slight cover soiling. Appears unread.
Edition
New and enlarged edition. Earlier edition was 1952.
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$9.00

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New York / Los Angeles.: Oxford Book Company., 1968. New and enlarged edition. Earlier edition was 1952.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Small ding on spine. Minor top page block foxing. Slight cover soiling. Appears unread.. 1 Illustrated tight cloth over boards, green on peach; red titles. 471, xx p. 22 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Chapters in… Read more
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American Negro Folktales

by Dorson, Richard Mercer (Collected w/ Introduction and Notes by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very good. Light spine damp stain. Age-toning. Tightly bound.
Edition
Publisher original edition.
ISBN
9780449307915
Item Price
$5.00

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Greenwich CT.: A Fawcett Premier Book., 1967. Publisher original edition.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Light spine damp stain. Age-toning. Tightly bound.. 1 Mass-market (rack) paperback. 378, [6] p. Bibliography. Index of Motifs; Index of Tale Types. American Studies / Fiction. Selected primarily from "Negro Folktales in Michigan", 1956; and "Negro Tales from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and Calvin, Michigan",… Read more
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The Month Brothers (Adapted from the Play "Twelve Months")

by Nathan, Dorothy, and Marshak, Samuel ("Twelve Months" written by), and Bakshy, Alexander (Translated by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1967
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Dutton Lifetime Library Binding. Sturdy with minor edge wear.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st edition.
Item Price
$9.00

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New York: E P Dutton & Co., 1967. First edition. Stated 1st edition.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Dutton Lifetime Library Binding. Sturdy with minor edge wear.. Shulevitz, Uri (Illustrated by).. 1 Copper-brown cloth over boards. Black cover village illustration. 95 p. 24 cm. B&W artwork. Audience: Children/juvenile. Set in Old Russia when there was a… Read more
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Folk Tales of North America (Folk Tales around the World Series)

by Corcoran, Jean (Adapted by), and Chall, Jean (Editorial consulting of)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Minor edgewear. No marks inside. Clean. Tight. Minor spine spotting (4 small).
Edition
First edition. Reinforced Library Edition. NOT ex-library.
Item Price
$28.00

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1962. First edition. Reinforced Library Edition. NOT ex-library.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor edgewear. No marks inside. Clean. Tight. Minor spine spotting (4 small).. Rojas, R Riera, and Rosenwasser, Dorothy (Illustrations by).. 1 123 p. : 24 cm. Color wraparound cover art, tight cloth over boards. B&W Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youth… Read more
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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and Nine Other Tales from The Arabian Nights

by Hoopes, Ned E (Edited and retold by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very good. Light cover wear. Age-toning. Red Smiley sticker, free end paper.
Edition
Fifth Dell Printing; 1968 Hoopes copyright.
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$5.00

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New York.: A Dell Yearling Book., 1975. Fifth Dell Printing; 1968 Hoopes copyright.. Trade paperback. Very good. Light cover wear. Age-toning. Red Smiley sticker, free end paper.. Gliewe, Unada (Illustrated by). 1 153 p. Includes illustrations. Cover illustrations in green, red, yellow; 3 in Arabic traditional dress. Red cover borders. Pen&Ink artwork. Fantasy; Folk tales; Fables; Arabia historical… Read more
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A Harvest of World Folk Tales

by Rugoff, Milton

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very good.
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$10.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1949. Hard cover. Very good.. Low, Joseph (illustrations and decorations by).. 0 xviii, 734 p. illus. 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Contents: African; American; American Indian; Arabian and Turkish; Egyptian; English; Finnish; French; German; Greek; Indian; Irish; Italian; Jewish; Latin American; Russian; Scandanavian; Spanish. "Bibliographical note": p. [729]. Index of sources, editors, and translators.
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The Golden Windows: A Book of Fables for Young and Old

by Richards, Laura E

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1911
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Spine end wear. Titles dulled, more on spine than front. Missing Frontispiece. Binding wiggly.
Edition
1903 publisher copyright.
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$7.00

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Boston.: Little, Brown, and Company., 1911. 1903 publisher copyright.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Spine end wear. Titles dulled, more on spine than front. Missing Frontispiece. Binding wiggly.. 1 123 p. Includes illustrations. Ornate gold arched windows illustrate cover over green cloth covered boards. 4 grayscale plates intact. Illustrated "drop caps", the first letter in each chapter.… Read more
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The Fables of Aesop (World-Wide "Just Right" Book)

by Text Based upon La Fontaine And Croxall

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1925
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Titles dulled, Front paste-on near fine. Interior clean & tight. Back cover lower 2 in., bleached, sta
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$34.00

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Chicago.: Albert Whitman & Co., 1925. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Titles dulled, Front paste-on near fine. Interior clean & tight. Back cover lower 2 in., bleached, stained. Bookplate. Top spine small tear. Front endpaper red crayon mark. Interior pages fine.. Dash, Joseph Eugene (Illustrated by).. 1 255 p. B&W artwork. Illustrated endpapers: giraffe, elephant, chimps, mountain… Read more
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The Talking Eggs: a Folktale From the American South

by San Souci, Robert D

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. No marks.
ISBN
9780590441896
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$5.50

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Scholastic, 1990. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. No marks.. Pinkney, Jerry (Pictures by). 0 Glued binding. 28 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. Vibrant color illustrations.
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Baba Yaga and the Wise Doll: A Traditional Russian Folktale

by Oram, Hiawyn

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
New in new dust jacket. Slight shelf wear to jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st American edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780525459477
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$25.00

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Dutton Children's Books., 1998. First edition. 1st American edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. New in new dust jacket. Slight shelf wear to jacket.. Brown, Ruth (Illustrated by).. 1 Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 32 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Children's picture storybook: Too Nice is sent by Horrid and Very Horrid to kidnap one of… Read more
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The Bondman, A New Saga

by Caine, Hall, Sir

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Moderate cover scuffing, edge wear. Tight. Slight foxing, soiling to end pages.
Edition
No date, circa 1890s.
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$6.75

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Chicago and New York: Rand, Mcnally & Company. No date, circa 1890s.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Moderate cover scuffing, edge wear. Tight. Slight foxing, soiling to end pages.. 1 357 p. 19 cm. Green cloth covered boards. Gold stamped titles, spine and front. Blind-stamped decorated front, spine. Gilt top edge. Marker ribbon present but separated.… Read more
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Scottish Ghosts (Original title, Gaelic Ghosts)

by Nic Leodhas, Sorche

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1974
Condition
Fair. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Much wear to cover, spine; slight spine tilt; age-toning to pages.
Edition
1966 1st published as Gaelic Ghosts by The Bodley Head Ltd.
ISBN
9780330240697
Item Price
$9.00

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London / Sydney: Pan Books / A Piccolo Book, 1974. 1966 1st published as Gaelic Ghosts by The Bodley Head Ltd.. Trade paperback. Fair. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Much wear to cover, spine; slight spine tilt; age-toning to pages.. Hogrogian, Nonny (Text illustrations by), and Moesker, Terry (Wraparound color cover illustration by). 1… Read more
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