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HOME FUN-MAMMOTH BOOK SERIES

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Company: 1902

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 5170


Poor condition. Selling book AS IS. Boards are together but separated from text. Paper over cardboard boards that are all edge worn open and damaged. Burgandy cloth spine. About 3/4 inch thick. Color illustration of boy, girl and kitty edged in gold on front. This is still pretty good. Red lettering on front. Text is together. Title page has large piece missing at lower right corner. Some pencil scribbling throughout slong with some foxing. Still does not take away from ... View more info

GIANTS AND OGRES

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Time-Life: 1985

Seller ID: 6966


Vg++/none. Blue cloth boards. Ornate gold details/lettering. Large paper pasteup on front showing giant by a town. Very minor fading along spine/board edges. Beautiful illustrations. Contents are Princes of the Cosmos, Heirs of the First World, Protectors and Providers, Tests of the Green Knight, A Deepening Enmity, Kilhwch and Olwen, Twilight of Power, Earth's Memory. ; The Enchanted World Series; 9x121/4; 142 pages; TKK. View more info

POPULAR HOME REMEDIES AND SUPERSTITIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMANS

By: Aurand, A. Monroe, Jr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aurand Press: N.D.

Seller ID: 16520


Fine plus condition with almost no usage showing. Orange covers with black lettering and illustrations. Chapter titles are childhood and its demands on man, folk medicine and old superstitions, have good luck-avoid bad luck, form habits in dressing and sewing, weather forecasting is importand, we examine special days and seasons, laws for the farmer and woodsman, musts in cooking baking and planting, care of the teeth known to ancients, moon lore familiar to all people, ... View more info

1001 LOVE POEMS - A REASONABLE AFFLICTION TO READ TO EACH OTHER

By: Berk, S. A. (edited by) , Wakeman, J. G. (edited by) , Assorted Poets

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers: 1996

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 25016


Near fine condition with almost no usage showing. Dark green covers with crisp gold lettering. Text is clean/tight excwpt for a few pages in the rear that have small neat corner folds. Remainder mark on outside bottom edge of text. Will look up particular poet and poem title as there are too many to list here. No dust jacket. Books alone weighs over 3 pounds therefore special handling may be required. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and domestic drop shi... View more info

OLD WIVES LORE FOR GARDENERS

By: Boland, M. , Boland, B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1977

Edition: no edition given

Seller ID: 24759


Fine condition with almost no usage showing. Text is clean/tight. Filled with English lore and helpful hints for gardeners such as hanging mothballs in your peach tree to ward off leaf curl. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 4 1/4 x 7 3/4; 64 pages View more info

COMPANION PLANTING FOR GARDENERS - GOOD NEIGHBORS

By: Carr, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rodale Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25323


Very good plus condition and probably sat on a shelf and never used. Orange covers/crisp silver lettering on spine and clean and tight. Text is still clean/tight. DJ does have some tiny edge wear/nicks at top/bottom of spine. Recent minor repair at both spine edges. Very easy to understand and learn about companion gardening. Explains the biodynamic movement along with monocropping and intercropping; how to plant for insect and disease control, etc. Gift quality conditio... View more info

HERBS AND HERB LORE OF COLONIAL AMERICA

By: Colonial Dames Of America

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1995

Edition: Unabriged Edition

Seller ID: 23450


Near fine in almost as new condition. No spine crease. Text is clean/tight. Information, history and uses of New England herbs of Colonial America including medicinal, therapeutic, folklore and cooking. B/w illustration of each. Includes apple, pear, peach and cherry fruit trees and 56 herbs including wild strawberry and lemon balm. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 51/4x81/2; 74 pages View more info

MYTH AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - VOL. 2

By: Cords, Nicholas Gerster, Patrick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Glencoe Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24820


Very good plus condition with only light usage showing. Text is clean/tight with brown covers. No spine crease. Teeny weenie surface damage spot on front cover which also has an easy crease. Contents include myths of early America such as were the Puritans Puritaniccal and myths that hide the American Indian, glorius and terrible myths of the Civil War and Reconstructionism, the American cowboy, progressivism and the 1920's, mythology of Roosevelt and the New Deal, myths... View more info

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA INTERNATIONAL EDITION VOL 15 INDIAN TO JEFFERS

By: Encyclopedia Americana

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Americana Corp: 1969

Edition: International Edition

Seller ID: 24598


Very good plus condition with only light usage showing. Dark green covers/gold lettering. Text is clean/tight. Vol 15 from Indian (American) to Jeffers. Due to size and weight special handling may be required. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Vol. 15; B&W Photographs; 7 1/2 x 10 1/4; 862 pages View more info

THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED WORKS OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM WITH RACKHAM FRONT COVER ILLUSTRATION SHOWING GOLD PIECES FELL DOWN ON THE CLOTH

By: Grimm Brothers (Authors)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Chancellor Press: 1996

Edition: Redesigned Chancellor Press Edition

Seller ID: 24733


Near fine in almost as new condition. Text is clean/tight contains 196 stories including 5 Children's Legends. More than 220 drawings. Will look up title for you. Due to size and weight, special handling may be needed. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 852 pages View more info

LULLABYHULLABALLOO-A PICTURE BOOK WITH FOLD-OUT PAGES

By: Inkpen, Mike

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Artists & Writers Guild Books/Golden Books: 1994

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 23452


Near fine in almost as new condition. Text is clean/tight. Pale stamped ownership on front endpapers. No DJ issued. Full size fold out pages make book more interesting for kids. Story of a' princess who has trouble getting to sleep until some clanking knights, snoring dragons, eerie ghosts and forest creatures come to her aid'. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 9x93/8; Unpaginated pages View more info

HICKORY CURED

By: Jones, D. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holt: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9757


0805003835. Blue/blk boards/gld lettering. REAR BOARD LOWER CORNER NIBBLED BY MOUSE otherwise hardly any usage showing. Text is quite clean/tight/ DJ has matching nibble/some edge wear/handling showing. ; Large 8vo; 224 pages View more info

GIANTS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

By: Larkin, David Teale, Sarah

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Abrams Rufus.:

Seller ID: 1466


FWine plus condition with only minor usage showing. With 171 illustrations including 141 in full color. Fairytale and folklore giants throughout the ages. Inside cover pages has black/white illustrations of giants. White covers/ gold lettering on spine. DJ is price clipped . Very minor creases. Inked gift inscritpion on front page. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 191 pages View more info

GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS

By: Mahan, Ben (Illustrator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Troll Associates: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26015


In fine condition with only minor usage showing. There is some minor residue from price sticker at top outside corner of front cover. Gift quality condition. If a photo is showing with this description it is not from us. If you would like a photo, please request one. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop delivery, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. ; 7 1/8 x 9 View more info

TALES TOLD IN HOLLAND-ALCHEN AND BEREND JOHN, MERMAID OF EDAM, TEN TEN'S THE HOUR, LADY OF STAVOREN, DOMAINE OF URK, KLUMPERTY AND HIS WIFE, COURTSHIP OF HILBERT AND JAPIKY, WIND MILL, IT'S RAINING IT'S GAINING, ABEL STOK'S DIFFICULT TASK, AUNTY LUCE, ETC Tante Nans, Giants and Dwarfs. Cat's Cup of Vlaardingen, Hans Hannekemaier in Middleburg, Hans Hannekemaier in Hindeloopen, Wise Men of Kampen, St Nicholas Legend, Charlemagne Saga of Sittard, Basilisk of Utrecht, Story of Lady Jacqueline, Etc

By: Miller, Olive Beaupre (edited by)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Book House for Children: 1926

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 25350


Glorious Joyous and Heroic Adventures of Ty Ulenspiegel, Bim Bam Beggs, St Nicholas, Hansy Knipperdollety, I Crossed the River Maas Laridaas, Narr-a-Narr-a-Nart, Narre Narre Narre, Zacharius and His Sister, Jakie Stand Still, Amsterdam That Great Big City, Amsterdam Die Groote Stad, Mother May I Go Out, Black Wilhelmine, Lady Will You Forbid Your Little Boy, Dutch Puppet Show, The Stork, Little Little Laddykin, Capture of Breda, and much more. In very good condition with... View more info

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

By: Moore, Clement C

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: 2004

Edition: 5th Edition?

Seller ID: 24444


Good plus condition with light usage showing. Covers and pages are thick cardboard. Some open wear at spine ends from shelf sliding. Text is clean/tight. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 7x7; Unpaginated pages View more info

DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH HOME SWEET HOME -- LESSONS FROM THE HUNDRED ACRE WOOD

By: Parent, Nancy (Based On Story by A. A. Milne )

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Advance Publishers: 2000

Edition: no edition/printing given

Seller ID: 25324


In very good condition with only light usage showing. Text is clean/tight except for some light page crinkling probably due to book getting damp in the past. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. ; Lessons from Hundred - Acre - Wood Series; Vol. 4; 9 1/8 x 9 oblong; Unpaginated pages View more info

FAIRIES-THE LEPRECHAUN LIBRARY

By: Rodway. Avril

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons: 1981

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 23714


Very good condition with only light usage showing. Tiny bit of wear at spine ends. Text is clean/tight with b/w and color illustrations throughout. DJ matches illustrated front cover. DJ has some normal edge wear/nicks. Top of DJ spine has a recently repaired one inch tear with a tiny bit of edge missing. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; The Leprechaun Library; 43/4x61/4; 56 pages View more info

WHEN I GREW UP LONG AGO

By: Schwartz, Alvin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lippincott: 1978

Seller ID: 3213


Family living, going to school, games and parties, cures and death, a comet, a war, falling in love, and other things I remember. Older people talk about the days when they were young. Red star on bottom outside pages could mean printer's overrun. Tan paper paste up over cardboard boards/navy blue spine. Spine has gold lettering. Some edge fading and smudgies. Included are anecdotes, poetry and song. DJ is navy blue/gold, red and blue lettering. White outline of grammarp... View more info

BODY, BOOTS & BRITCHES Folktales, Ballads and Speech from Country New York

By: Thompson, Harold W

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dover: 1967

Seller ID: 3130


Plus catalog advertising other Dover books.8vo. Nice yellow covers with orange illustration of a Gentleman Jim type fighting a horned and tailed upright creature. Spine is sun faded. Inked ownership of Beatrice Bruner from ithaca, New York. Nice illustrated map of New York State showing the locations of some of the tales/legends/ballads. Drawn by Margaret Van Doran. Interesting tales. 25-52.; 8vo; 530+ pages View more info