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Children & Young Adults: Fiction

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1 Farm Friends 
NewYork NY Graham & Matlack 1915 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated and Unpaginated, c. 1915. Cover is marked "0621 - Big Story Book series". B&W illustrations on each page complement this vintage children's book on farm and domesticated animals. Book Condition : Fair; no text marks, front free end paper separated but inlaid; scuffing to covers and spine; boards separating, pages are intact and were secured with saddle staples; age toning along page edges due to paper quality; chip at bottom of c. 20 pages in middle of book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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God Bless (A Dean's Rag Book)
2 God Bless (A Dean's Rag Book) 
Great Britain Dean's Rag Books Edition Unstated Soft cover Good Plus No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
A Dean's Rag book with 4 double-sided cloth pages sewn together. Washable and baby-safe. Very colorful artwork. Made in Great Britain, no date (c. 1965), author or illustrator mentioned. Christian theme with children praying for God's blessing on Mommy, Daddy, friends and their home. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Book Condition : Good Plus; basically clean and bright with some light soiling / staining (has been washed); some fraying around the edges and a couple pulls to the cotton threads. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 The Story of Lambikin and a Bell for the Cat (Series: The Children's Cheerie Books) 
Chicago IL The John C. Winston Co 1930 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall Richardson, Frederick; Eunice Stephenson 
An adorable little book, classic from the 1930s with a lamb who eludes other animals who want to eat him by hiding in a drum, until the fox recognizes his voice. Printed covers, illustrated in color; [30] pp. illustrated throughout in color plates, illustrated endpapers. Condition: Good; cover shows little wear, endpapers and 1st 2 pages show foxing, inner pages lightly toned but not foxed. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Charles Moser, A Pennsylvania German Boy Bachman, J. Fred
Reading PA I.M. Beaver 1916 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Set in Bethlehem Pennsylvania, this fictional work tells of the wonderings of a Pennsylvania boy leaving home for New York City. Scarce title, 1916 1st Edition. 6 b&w photos used to lend authentic feel to the novel. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; beginnings of binding separation but all pages intact; light age toning inside covers; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; some scuffing/chipping to covers (especially back). No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Lady Porks Bennett, Anthea
1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Written by a ten year old author and illustrator, this delightful work captures the manners of adults through the almost-human Lady Porks and her faithful Mr. Snuffle. Import. Book Condition : Good; no markings to text; light staining to front free end paper; a few spots to text block; light bumping and discoloration to spine ends; crease to top rear cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Fair; multiple large tears and chips; some spotting; spine discolored by sunlight; price unclipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Tree That Ran Away, Beston, Henry
6 The Tree That Ran Away Beston, Henry
New York NY The Macmillan Company 1942 Reprint Hardcover (Original Cloth) Good Plus Fair Book 8vo up to 9" tall Fritz Eichenberg 
Cute story full of imagination and humor about a great pine tree that pulled up its roots and ran away to see what was on the other side of the hill. It had many remarkable adventures but was glad to return home to its own hillside. Hardback - Brown illustrated dust jacket, green cloth, 69 pages. B&W drawings throughout, by Fritz Eichenberg. Condition: Good+; Except for a few tiny spots, pages are unmarked, some light creasing. Light edge soiling to cover. Dustjacket intact with flaps, but chunks missing from spine, light soiling and worn, chipped edges with some tears. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Child of Tuscany, Bouvet, Marguerite
7 A Child of Tuscany Bouvet, Marguerite
Chicago A. C. McClurg and Company 1909 Fourth Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Will Phillips Hooper 
Hardback with blue cloth boards, white titles and blind stamped ornamentation, 207 pp. 1909,4th edition w/ 15 b&w illustrations by Will Phillips Hooper. Copy previously owned by Mildred Jordan, famous Pennsylvania author. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks, gift inscription on ffep; scuffing to spine and small piece of each spine end missing; wear to front cover titling; very early sings of separation. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Look, Laugh, and Listen Courtney, Steven
Lititz PA Sun Hill Productions 1994 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Winne, Ruth E. 
Written by noted children's songwriter Steven Courtney, these are humorous short stories/poems in verse form accompanied by full page b&w illustrations.Book Condition : Very Good+; slight cover edge wear; crease at top right cover corner; no internal marks. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Panchatantra, Four Friends & Other Stories (Book I and Book II), Doongaji, Dolat and Lavangia, A. K. (Retold by)
9 Panchatantra, Four Friends & Other Stories (Book I and Book II) Doongaji, Dolat and Lavangia, A. K. (Retold by)
Bombay, India India Book House 1970 First Thus Hardcover Good No Jacket Book S. G. Tendulkar 
Small hardback, color-illustrated cover. 104 pages. The Panchatantra, a word that means Five Books, is a collection of wise as witty stories in which most of the characters are animals which think, talk and behave like human beings. They were first written in Sanskrit by some scholars in 200 B.C. after being related by storytellers for about 3,000 years. This book consists of Book 1: The Four Friends and Book 2: The Loss of Friends. Condition: Illustrated by S. G. Tendulkar. Previous owner's name on reverse of front free endpaper. Pages are clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has scuffing, light creasing, edge wear, tearing to top of spine. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Norberto Nucagorda (Spanish Edition), Ende, Michael
10 Norberto Nucagorda (Spanish Edition) Ende, Michael
Spain Santillana USA Pub Co. Inc. 2002 8420437190 / 9788420437194 Reprint Paperback Very Good No Jacket Book Stella Wittenberg 
Cute story for children about a rhinoceros. Text in Spanish. Small pictorial glossy softcover. All text in Spanish, no English translation. Condition : Very Good; appears unread, clean and bright, no marking or tears. Cover has some shelf wear and top corner crease. Illustrator: Stella Wittenberg. ISBN 8420437190 Paperback 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Tranquila Tragaleguas, La Tortuga Cabezota (QuietTragaleguas, the Stubborn Turtle) Spanish Edition, Ende, Michael
11 Tranquila Tragaleguas, La Tortuga Cabezota (QuietTragaleguas, the Stubborn Turtle) Spanish Edition Ende, Michael
Spain Santillana USA Pub Co. Inc. 1999 8420437093 / 9788420437095 Reprint Paperback Good + No Jacket Book Agusti Asensio 
Cute story for children. Text in Spanish. Small pictorial glossy softcover. Illustrator: Agusti Asensio. All text in Spanish, no English translation. Condition : Very good, appears unread. Clean and bright with no marking or tears. Top corner bend / dent. ISBN 8420437093 Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Giovanni, Stories of an Italian Boy, Ferris, Anita B.
12 Giovanni, Stories of an Italian Boy Ferris, Anita B.
New York Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada 1917 Probable First Hardcover Very Good Minus Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Christian fiction missionary stories for children, revolving around adventures of a young Italian boy. Hardback - red cloth with black lettering and drawing of boy on front, no dustjacket. B&W illustrations throughout. 1917, no other date or printing mentioned. 90 pages. Condition: Very Good Minus, NOT ex-library, foxing to text block and end papers but very little on main pages, which are clean with no markings, creases or tears. Minimal wear to cover. Hinges intact, binding tight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Sing , Canary, Sing ! Gates, Arthur I., Ingleright, Allegra; and Celeste Comegys Peardon
New York NY MacMillan Company 1939 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Baldridge, Cyrus LeRoy et al. 
Story of a young girl and her canary. Serves as a reader, roughly Graade 2 or 3. Word list included inside rear cover. Book Condition : Very Good; text unmarked; some light age discoloration; wear to corners; light creasing and edge wear to covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Legend of the Birthing Day Tree : a Story of the Present for the Future, Gingerich, Robert A.
14 The Legend of the Birthing Day Tree : a Story of the Present for the Future Gingerich, Robert A.
York, PA Mountain Moon Publishers 1992 First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall Linda Rogers 
Oblong, spiral-bound chartreuse softcover, 40 pp. Beautifully illustrated by Linda Rogers with full-page color artwork and in-text B&W drawings. 1992, 1st Edition stated. A charming tale for children about a green and beautiful kingdom. As trees were cut down to build houses, eventually all the trees were gone and the kingdom was no longer green and beautiful. The king made a law that a tree be planted for every child that was born -- their birthing day tree to help make the kingdom beautiful and green again. Following the story are information and pages a parent can use to plant a birthing day tree for their child, with pages to record the event and paste photographs of the planting. The author is a storyteller who performs for the Mountain Moon Tale Spinners of York, PA. Condition: VG. Very small stain to top edge of most pages from page 16 to the end, otherwise clean and crisp, no markings, no creases and no tears. Cover has a little edge wear. Plastic spiral has no cracks or breaks. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Spotty the Flying Dog Godal, Eric
New York NY Veritas Press Inc. 1945 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback - pictorial paper covered boards, no dustjacket. First edition. A cute story of a circus-performing black-and-white spotted terrier. Most of the illustrations by the author are black-and-white with a few in color. Condition: Fair. Nice interior with damaged cover, binding tight and secure. Pages are clean and bright white, no markings, no foxing, no creases and no tears. The front and rear pastedowns have wrinkling apparently from binding. Cover basically clean with a little light spotting, some rubbing and chipping. Edges have wear and chipping, heavy to corners. The spine paper cover is completely off, revealing the cloth stitched spine. Several dark tape marks to front and rear cover along spine. Pages are secure. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Tinker: The Story of a Very Special Kitten, Gregory, Anne
16 Tinker: The Story of a Very Special Kitten Gregory, Anne
London Brimax Books 1969 Edition Unstated Hardcover Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Maury 
Cute picture book about a nosy little kitten with adorable full color illustrations by Maury. Pictorial glossy hardback. Brimax Books, Series 350. Condition : Fair; board separated; inside rear cover and last page has some crayon scribbling but text is not affected. Other pages clean and unmarked, with one tiny edge tears and a little light creasing. Cover has some scuffing, dent to top edges, wear to corner and spine ends with tear to top of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 VIVIAN'S LESSON Grierson, Elizabeth W.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Co. 1907 Edition Unstated Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Hilda Cowham 
Children's fiction about a young British boy and his adventures set in the beginning of the 20th century.1st American Edition. J. B. Lippincott Co., 1907. Hardback - pictorial red cloth with gilt lettering. 292 pages w/ 10 b&w plates by Hilda Cowham. Condition: Good-; pages are bright with some scattered smudges and a few spots, mostly in the margins; no text marks, name on half-title; tearing to front endpapers. Plates are all intact and nice except for the last one with some creasing and some paper missing from bottom corner (margin only). Book edges have some soiling. Cover is basically clean with scuffing and rubbing. Edges have rubbing and chipping, corners have wear, spine has rubbing and some tearing to ends. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Helen's Kinder - Und Underer Leute Kinder Habberton, John
Leipzig Berlagvanden Broede Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Helen's Babies and Other People's Children translated into German. No date shown for publication. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Top edge gilt - ribbon marker. Book Condition : Good; pages are somewhat aged but readable and clean. A couple pages have some writing, one affects a bit of text. No tears. Cover is clean and bright with some rubbing . Spine ends have wear. Binding is tight. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 0 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 The Call of the Fledgling and Other Children's Stories Hao Jan
Peking China Foreign Language Press 1974 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Chang Teh-yu, Chang Ju-wei, and Ting Fu-nien 
Pictorial white softcover, 57 pp, illustrated. Communist China. This is a selection of 5 children's stories in the wake of the Cultural Revolution, with an emphasis on children living in agricultural communes and helping with the work. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning; cover has some light rubbing and creasing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 One More Rhyme Before Bedtime Jamison, Julia L.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Dorrance Publishing Co. 2001 0805947345 / 9780805947342 First Printing Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Rhonda Libbey Signed by Author(s)
This first-time author successfully captures the familiar themes of childhood in her charming collection of poetry for children. Woven together with fanciful illustrations by Rhonda Libbey, Jamison's creative verse makes a favored bedtime reading to be enjoyed by parents and children alike. Softcover with lavender wraps, 23 pages. Inscribed and signed by the author on title page: "To Louise, Best Wishes, Julia Jameson". Published by Dorrance Publishing Co., 2001, first printing stated. Condition : Very Good; appears unread, interior is clean, crisp, unmarked (except for author inscription) with no creases or tears. Cover is clean with some areas of rubbing several small light spots. Binding is tight. Illustrator: Rhonda Libbey. ISBN: 0805947345. Paperback signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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