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My Sentimental Zoo
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My Sentimental Zoo

By Goll, Claire

New York: Peter Pauper Press, 1942. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Translated by MAY DE HUYN. Illustrated boards with green linen spine and pastedown title to spine. 124 clean, unmarked pages. Slipcase has some edgewear. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Paul McPharlin. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

BILLY ROBIN and His Neighbors
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BILLY ROBIN and His Neighbors

By Judson, Clara Ingram

Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1917. Darling illustrated boards. Many wonderful b/w and full page BRIGHTcolor plates throughout. 76 pages. light edgewear. SEE MY PHOTO!!. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Carr, Warner. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.00

HORSE NONSENSE
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HORSE NONSENSE

By Yeatman, R.J. & Sellar, W.C

New York: William Morrow & Co, 1934. Plaid cloth covers with pastedown title to upper board and spine. STATED SECOND PRINTING 1935. Darling illustrations throughout. 132 pages plus. First blank free endpaper not present, else FINE. See my photo!!!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John Reynolds. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.00

SEE HOW THEY GROW  FROG
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SEE HOW THEY GROW FROG

London: Darling Kindersley Limited , 1992. Glossy cover with photo of frog on Lily pad. Chinese Text Hsinex International Corporation. Beautiful Color Photographs of Frogs. All the other information is in Chinese characters so this is all the information I have. No writing, PERFECT. See Photo. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket.

$9.00

The Gracious art of Flower Arrangement

By Pulbrook, Susan and Gould, Rosmund

New York: Doubleday & Company, 1972. Beautiful Book on flower arrangements. Many pictures on various arrangments. Grey Linen cloth, Large book. Would make a beautiful coffee table book. White perfect pages, no inscriptions. Dustcover is beautiful; glossy arrangement of flowers on antique table. Slight edgewear to D.J. 1972. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$21.00

Spiders
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Spiders

By Parker, Bertha Morris

Evanston, Illinois: Row, Peterson and Company, 1953. 1953 Colorful black and yellow huge spider on front cover in web. Color illustrated endpapers of spiders. Many b/w photographs throughout. LIKE NEW CONDITION except for price tag on cover. Checked for scientific accuracy by Alfred E. Emerson, Professor of Zoology, University of Chicago. Row, Peterson and Co.'s device (logo) on title page.. First Edition. Stiff Wraps. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Olga Kucera. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.00

Take it from the Horse

By Cochran, Winston

Texas: Cordova Corporation, 1967. INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR on title page. Slight edgwear, else fine. Pages bright and clean, no markings, illustrated endboards. Small thin. Pictures of horses on front cover. 53 pages. 1967. Stated First edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Illus. by WANDA PIPER. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

A Pictorial History of Performing Horses
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A Pictorial History of Performing Horses

By Fox, Charles Phillip

Superior Publishing Company/Bramhall House, 1960. 1960 FIRST PRINTING WITH "A" ON COPYRIGHT PAGE. Green boards with black background on spine with green lettering. Fabulous Black and white photographs throughout the book denoting the History of Horses, in art, war, shows, circus, etc. Dust jacket has tears and chips along corners of spine. clipped edges. BOOK itself is in PERFECT MINT condition inside and out. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$33.00

Anyone can Grow Roses
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Anyone can Grow Roses

By Westcott, Cynthia

New York: D. Van Norstrand Company, Inc., 1954. 1954 INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Beautiful slim book, orange with white lettering. FINE. Dustjacket has some wear around edges, soiling on back. Second Edition. 150 pages plus index.. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Near Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.00