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cover of Under the Lilacs

Under the Lilacs

by Louisa May Alcott

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Published
1898
Condition
Good+
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NZ$36.14

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This late 19th century edition of Alcott's classic story, Under the Lilacs, follows the story of an orphaned, runaway circus boy, Sancho, and his dog who comes to live with the Moss family and their adventures together. Boards are soiled and corners bumped. Spine head and foot have small pieces missing. Hinge is loose but in tact. Illustrated… Read more
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cover of Tales for Teeny Wee

Tales for Teeny Wee

by Natalie-Joan

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
no date
Condition
Good+
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NZ$39.43

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This children's fantasy/adventure book is beautifully illustrated by the popular and prolific wife and husband team of Anne Anderson and Alan Wright. There are 7 full color plates and numerous full-page and smaller black and white illustrations on nearly every page. The boards are soiled and rubbed with bumps and chips to edges. Cover illustration has… Read more
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cover of Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

by P. L. Travers

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$52.57

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This is the first American edition of the classic children's book. Boards have some light soiling, bumps to corners and spine ends and a faint water stain to lower front edge. Illustrated endpapers with a child's name and address written on the FFEP. No other internal markings. Hinge is tight, pages are clean. All… Read more
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cover of Brer Rabbit: Stories from Uncle Remus

Brer Rabbit: Stories from Uncle Remus

by Joel Chandler Harris

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition - Stated
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NZ$36.14

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This is a very nice copy of Harris' seminal work that has garnered both praise and criticism from African American writers and folklorists. The hinge is tight and the binding only slightly rubbed and soiled. Owners bookplate on FEP. No other internal markings. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library. No expedited shipping… Read more
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cover of A Wonder Book

A Wonder Book

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1895
Condition
Very Good+
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NZ$16.43

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Hawthorne relates the stories of the Greek Myths through the storytelling of his main character, Eunice Bright, a Williams College student who tells the stories to the children of Tanglewood. The author's Tanglewood Tales would follow this title. First published in 1852. This 1895 volume is in excellent shape with bumps to corners and edges of… Read more
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cover of Tweedles and Foodles for Young Noodles

Tweedles and Foodles for Young Noodles

by Malvina Reynolds

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
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NZ$147.86

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This rare children's songbook by the well-known folk singer, political activist and songwriter, Malvina Reynolds, is signed by the author on the illustrated FFEP. There are 14 songs with piano arrangements by Claire Shallot. Each page is illustrated, most of which have been carefully and skillfully 'colored in' by a previous owner. The coloring does not detract from… Read more
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cover of Little Pictures of Japan

Little Pictures of Japan

by Olive Beaupre Miller, Editor

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$19.71

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A gorgeously illustrated collection of Japanese Hokku poems. There is some rubbing, soiling and bumping to binding and corners. Illustrated endpapers. Front hinge is loose at the bottom but fully in tact. A fFEP has been repaired. Pages are bright and clean. Colors are vivid and bright. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the… Read more
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cover of Pee-Wee Harris in Darkest Africa

Pee-Wee Harris in Darkest Africa

by Percy Keese Fitzhugh

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Town Books of San Anselmo
Published
1929
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$29.57

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This is a first edition of one of the later titles to this popular, early 20th century series. Binding has some soiling, scuffs and bumps to corners. Hinge is tight, pages are clean with a slight amount of browning with age. 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 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$24.64

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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$29.57

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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$39.43

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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$29.57

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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$19.71

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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$24.64

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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$172.50

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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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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$24.64

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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$24.64

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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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NZ$24.64

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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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NZ$24.64

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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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