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cover of The Fir Tree

The Fir Tree

by Hans Christian Anderson

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Illustrated Edition
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NZ$22.51

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This beautifully illustrated version of the classic Hans Christian Anderson tale is in excellent condition throughout. Binding is clean, hinge is tight, pages are bright and clean. No internal markings. Small book store pastedown on REP. Dust jacket is price clipped. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library. No expedited shipping outside of the United States.
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cover of Tad Lincoln: The President's Son

Tad Lincoln: The President's Son

by T. Morris Longstreth

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
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NZ$27.01

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A well-preserved title in VG+ condition with a little soiling to boards and some bumps to corners and head and foot of spine. Ink inscription on half-title page. Lovely illustrated endpapers with the title, "Tad Lincoln's Haunts in Civil War Washington." Hinge is tight, pages are bright and clean, no tears or foxing, stains, etc. All proceeds benefit The Friends… Read more
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cover of Thunderhead

Thunderhead

by Mary O'Hara

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition - Stated
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NZ$36.01

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First Edition - Stated on copyright page. This popular classic is the sequel to O'Hara's My Friend Flicka. Thunderhead is the wild foal born to Flicka that young Ken McLaughlin must try and tame to make a winning race horse out of him and save the family farm. Set in the Rocky Mountains, this tale is full of adventure… Read more
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cover of Black Beauty

Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
undated (1921)
Condition
Near Fine
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NZ$27.01

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One of the first animal autobiographies, Sewell's only novel became an international best seller and helped popularize the animal welfare movement. This is a later edition (undated) in the Famous Stories for Younger Children series published by Grosset & Dunlap. Bindings are in excellent shape with only minor bumping to corners and some light soiling.… Read more
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cover of The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild

by Jack London

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
A Thrushwood Book
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NZ$18.00

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This classic tale is part of the Thrushwood Book Series published to bring classic literature to children. Buck, a large St. Bernard mix is stolen from his home in California and brought to Alaska to help pull the sleds of gold seekers in the Klondike. The cruelty he experiences changes Buck and he seeks refuge and safety… Read more
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cover of Childcraft: The Child at Play

Childcraft: The Child at Play

by

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
2nd Edition
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NZ$22.51

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This lovely book has some light soiling and rubbing to binding, otherwise very clean. Hinge is tight, and pages are bright and clean. Beautifully illustrated endpapers and no internal markings. Nearly every page has a photograph, drawing, etching, map or illustration that supports the craft, game, knowledge, cookery, etc. for children to learn. All proceeds benefit The Friends of… Read more
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cover of Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Comes Back: In One Volume

Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Comes Back: In One Volume

by P. L. Travers

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1937
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$157.54

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This deluxe edition combines the first two Mary Poppins's books in one volume. The binding is in fine condition with no discernible flaws, bumps, stains, etc. The dust jacket has a few minor chips to edges and a small, 1/4 inch tear along top spine end. Colors are very bright. No stains or rips. Beautiful color… Read more
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cover of Marcella: A Raggedy Ann Story

Marcella: A Raggedy Ann Story

by Johnny Gruelle

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
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NZ$22.51

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Binding has bumps and chips to edges. Some soiling and scuffing to covers though still very bright and colorful. Hinge is tight. Illustrated end papers. Pages bright and clean. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. Ink dedication on FEP. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library
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cover of Raggedy Ann Stories

Raggedy Ann Stories

by Johnny Gruelle

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1918
Condition
Good
Edition
On Hundred and Twentieth Edition
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NZ$22.51

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Binding has bumps and chips to edges. Some soiling and scuffing to covers though still very bright and colorful. Hinge is tight. Taped repair on spine. Illustrated end papers. Some soiling or fingerprints to pages. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. Ink dedication and name on FFEP. Two small tape repairs on pages and one… Read more
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cover of Raggedy Ann's Magical Wishes

Raggedy Ann's Magical Wishes

by Johnny Gruelle

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good-
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NZ$22.51

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Binding has bumps and chips to edges. Some soiling and scuffing to covers though still very bright and colorful. Hinge is tight. Illustrated end papers. Some soiling or fingerprints to pages. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library
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cover of Wooden Willie

Wooden Willie

by Johnny Gruelle

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1927
Condition
Good+
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Binding has bumps and chips to edges. Some soiling and scuffing to covers though still very bright and colorful. Hinge is tight. Illustrated end papers. Some soiling or fingerprints to pages. One two inch closed tear on page 78. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. Name in pencil on FFEP. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the… Read more
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cover of Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land

Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land

by Johnny Gruelle

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1931
Condition
Good+
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Binding has bumps and chips to edges. Some soiling and scuffing to covers though still very bright and colorful. Hinge is tight. Illustrated end papers. Some soiling or fingerprints to pages. One two inch closed tear on page 45. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. Owners pastedown on dedication page. All proceeds benefit The Friends of… Read more
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cover of Raggedy Ann in the Deep Deep Woods

Raggedy Ann in the Deep Deep Woods

by Johnny Gruelle

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1930
Condition
Good+
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Binding has bumps and chips to edges. Some soiling and scuffing to covers though still very bright and colorful. Hinge is tight. Illustrated end papers. Some soiling or fingerprints to pages. One two inch closed tear on page 93. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo… Read more
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cover of Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees

Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees

by Johnny Gruelle

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1924
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NZ$30.01

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Binding is in very good shape, with a tight hinge and only minor bumps and soiling. Two pages inside have closed tears that do not affect the readability of the text. (see images). Some soiling and yellowing to pages. Remnants of an owner's pastedown tag on half-title page. Illustrated endpapers. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the… Read more
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cover of The Tale of Pigling Bland

The Tale of Pigling Bland

by Beatrix Potter

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1930's
Condition
Near Fine
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NZ$30.01

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This book has only two minor flaws. Two of the color illustration pages have become detached from the binding, but are in excellent shape. A minor repair is all that is needed. Dust cover is pristine as is the binding. Colors are bright and there are no internal markings. Illustrated endpapers. There is… Read more
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cover of Chit-Chat or Short Tales in Short Words

Chit-Chat or Short Tales in Short Words

by Not specified (Maria Budden)

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1852
Condition
Very Good+
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NZ$33.01

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A very well-preserved book written by Maria Budden, a prolific author of children's books in the first half of the 19th century. Boards are rubbed and slightly soiled with bumps to spine ends. There is a pencil dedication on FFEP dated Christmas 1852. No other internal markings. Hinge is tight. Some bleed-through on illustrated pages… Read more
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cover of Laefebog for Born / 1899 Norwegian School Reader

Laefebog for Born / 1899 Norwegian School Reader

by Knute Lofensgaard

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1899
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First
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NZ$36.01

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This 122-year-old school primer in the Norwegian language is in remarkably good condition. Some very light soiling to boards and minor bumps to corners are the only flaws. Illustrated throughout with engravings of children, families and animals. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library. No expedited shipping outside of the United States.
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cover of The Story of Two Little Bears or A VERY Small Tale of Two Very Small Bears

The Story of Two Little Bears or A VERY Small Tale of Two Very Small Bears

by Fredrika Grosvenor

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1905
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$52.51

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A very early children's about two cub bears who are born at a Circus and are sold to another where they are mistreated and unhappy. They run away from the circus and find their parents and other animals who have escaped from their circus and all go into the woods where they live happily ever after. Binding… Read more
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cover of A Child's Book of Old Verses

A Child's Book of Old Verses

by Various, Selected by Jessie Wilcox Smith

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$42.01

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A very handsome book of poetry collected for children, selected and illustrated by renowned illustrator, Jessie Wilcox Smith. Illustrated endpapers with ink dedication and date (1912) on FEP. Some light foxing to endpapers and soiling to boards. Ten full-page color illustrations and black and white header illustrations on every page. One full-page illustration and its tissue paper cover… Read more
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cover of The Tale of Mr. Tod

The Tale of Mr. Tod

by Beatrix Potter

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1912 / 1930s
Condition
Very Good+
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NZ$30.01

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Very minor wear and soiling to dust cover with crease at top edge. Boards are pristine. Colors are bright, pages clean, hinge is tight. No internal markings. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. A very nice copy of an early edition. All proceeds benefit The Friends of… Read more
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