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Piratetology

By: Captain William Lubber

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Candlewick Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005421

Condition: Fine


This is a wonderful book for children ages 6 and up. It will also be enjoyed by adults who are interested in unique items. The size of the book is full quarto 12" tall and 10 1/2" wide. It is something of a 3d book because virtually every page has a packet or envelope to be opened. There are terrific illustrations and an actual compass as part of the front cover. It is decorated with faux rubies (not real) and it is a luscious volume. The book is in Fine condition and all of the internals are present. The publisher writes: "Piratetology was allegedly found in an old sea chest by di... View more info

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Five Nations, The

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Mclure: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002122

Condition: Very Good+


Here is the first American edition of Rudyard Kiplings 'The Five Nations'. Published in 1903 by Doubleday this volume is in excellent condition. The green coloring of the boards is still rich and the gilt lettering is bright. The top edge is also gilt. There is a gift inscription on the ffep that is dated 1904. The inside front hinge is beginning to loosen but this could be easily repaired with a strip of archival tape. There is a small bit of scratching to the back board but it really is minor. This book contains many of the wonderful poems of Rudyard Kipling in their first appearance in prin... View more info

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

By: Rowling, J.K.

Price: $249.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006141

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy of the fourth book in the Harry Potter series. It is in Very Fine condition as is the dust jacket. It has never been read and will make a wonderful addition to the collection of any booklover. All of the points of issue are present in this book making it a first printing. This is the novel in which Harry goes to the Quidditch World Cup. It is full of adventures and just plain fun. The United Kingdom Harry Potter's will always be the most sought after by collectors because of a book collecting principle that so many folks subscribe to. And that is 'Follow the Flag'. Ple... View more info

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Dorothy Return to Oz

By: Tedrow, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Family Vision Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 001337

Condition: Very Good+


Here is the Advance Reading copy or proof of volume one of this series that continues the Wizard of Oz story. Dorothy, the granddaughter of the original Dorothy Gale is swept back to Oz and she meets and befriends some delightful new characters and fights a wicked witch who is terrorizing the Emerald city. This proof is in at least Very Good+ condition with a bumped corner to the lower right of the front wrap and to the upper left of the rear wrap. The spine is not creased in any way. The text is absolutely clean and the book will be a joy to anyone who reads it. Advance copies are published i... View more info