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Helen Kirby - Filly - 1st Edition

By: KIRBY, HELEN

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: hk02

Condition: Very Good


1938, 1st edition. A story, in verse, about a horse. Wonderfully illustrated. A witty satire of the great depression, and a rebuke of capitalism from a socialist viewpoint. Approx. 8x11 inches, in very good condition. View more info

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Mon Journal 1908-1909

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette & Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ay71

Condition: Good


A hardbound annual journal for the year 1908-1909. Fact, fiction, great illustrations, fantasy, games...A classic periodical for the adolescent age, from the post Gilded Age. Uniformly toned text block. two pages loose and laid in at their proper spot. View more info

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Reading Can be Fun

By: Leaf, Munro

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Munro Leaf

Seller ID: oop58

Condition: Very Good


Reading Can Be Fun is a children's classic by Munro Leaf. His children write that... "one of the most important lessons our father taught us is the value of reading. The exhilaration of turning a page and having words leap out, begging to be uttered and embraced, is a profound experience that is permanently etched in the mind. This was his message to every child. A springboard for the imagination, a book can be educational and fun." View more info

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Sing a Song of Safety

By: Irving Caesar, Gerald Marks

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Irving Caesar: 1937

Inscription: Inscribed By Irving Caesar

Seller ID: bg08

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed on the half title page. View more info

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Travel By Train- A School Project

By: Miss Barbara Herbison [signed]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.P., N.P.: 1941

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: xox21

Condition: Very Good


9" x 12" hinged, shellacked plywood boards. 4" x 7" manually embossed aluminum plate depicting a steam engine, mounted on the front cover. Book begins with an outline table of contents, and finishes with an index. 47 one-side pages. Written in ink, in a juvenile cursive hand. Illustrated with newspaper, comics, and magazine cutouts. A 3rd or 4th grade elementary school class project. A labor of pride and accomplishment, no doubt, for Miss Herbison. A shining example of how far general education has fallen since mid-century. View more info

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Willie Was Different - the Tale of an Ugly Thrushling

By: Norman Rockwell

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1969

Inscription: Signed by Norman Rockwell

Seller ID: de39

Condition: Very Good


Norman Rockwell, the foremost chronicler of small-town American life in paint, wrote just one work of fiction, a children's story, first published in McCall's magazine in 1967. It was later republished by Funk Wagnalls as a book. Willie is a wood thrush- but a very different kind of wood thrush. Driven by his intimation that he possesses a special genius, Willie leaves his avian fellows to take up singing with the exquisitely down-to-earth Miss Polly, an extraordinary flutist. Together they find fame, and they eventually travel to the nation's capitol so Willie's beautiful singing can be appre... View more info