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The Saga of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
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The Saga of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser: Six Volume Set

by Fritz Leiber

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LEIBER, Fritz. The Saga of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser (Six Volume Set): Swords and Deviltry, Swords Against Death, Swords in the Mist, Swords Against Wizardry, The Swords of Lankhmar, and Swords and Ice Magic. With an Introduction by the Author. Boston: Gregg Press, 1977. 8vos, xxxii 255pp; [ii] 253pp; [iv] 191pp; [ii] 189pp; 224pp; [viii] 245pp. Orange cloth stamped in gold. Each volume has the same illustrations on title and half title as well as the same two pages of b&w maps, vol 4 having an extra one-page b&w map. Volume 3 with minute soiling at bottom edge, else fine copies in original color pictorial dust jackets (light edge wear – as always due to a problem with the printing). All signed by the author, Fritz Leiber.
First hardcover editions except volume 5 which had appeared in a UK hardcover edition from Rupert Hart-Davis in 1969, all first printings. Featuring the Nebula and Hugo Award-winning novella "Ill Met in Lankhmar"! A full set of the six books in Leiber's The Saga of Fafhrd and the… Read more
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Saint George and the Dragon
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Saint George and the Dragon: A Golden Legend Adapted by Margaret Hodges from Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene

by Margaret Hodges

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HODGES, Margaret. Saint George and the Dragon. A Golden Legend Adapted by Margaret Hodges from Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. Boston: Little, Brown [1984]. Oblong 4to, 32pp. Brown quarter-cloth stamped in gold with beige boards pictorially stamped in brown. Blue endpapers; color illustrations on every page. Spine ends a tad rubbed, else a fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (slight edge wear, medal affixed). Signed by the artist, Caldecott Medalist Trina Schart Hyman and dated the year it won the Caldecott.
First edition. 1985 Caldecott Medal Winner! The tale of Saint George, the Red Cross Knight, slaying the dragon that had been terrorizing the countryside for years. Hyman's lush watercolor illustrations and illuminated manuscript style boarders bring this tale of bravery, perseverance, and peace to stunning life.
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Sandman Set
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Sandman Set: The Sandman's Forest & The Sandman's Mountain

by Louis Dodge

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DODGE, Louis.The Sandman's Forest. A Story for Large Persons to Read to Small Persons. Illustrated by Paul Bransom. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 12mo, x 293pp. Olive green cloth stamped in gilt, brown, white and black. Two-color pictorial endpapers; 6 full-color plates. A bright, internally clean copy, with slight rubbing and bumping to board edges, slight sunning, cracking and rubbing to spine, bearing previous owner's inscription on verso of half title.
DODGE, Louis. The Sandman's Mountain. A Story for Large Persons to Read to Small Persons. Illustrated by Paul Bransom. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. 12mo, xii 278pp. Olive green cloth stamped in gilt, brown, black and white. Two color pictorial endpapers; 6 full-color plates. A bright, internally clean copy with slight rubbing and bumping around exterior edges of boards and minute warping to front and rear boards.
First editions. The adventures of 5-year-old Giddy as he is brought to the fantastical world of the Sandman's Forest and… Read more
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The Scalawagons of Oz
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The Scalawagons of Oz

by John R. Neill

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NEILL, John R[ea]. The Scalawagons of Oz. Chicago: Reilly & Lee [1941]. 8vo, 309pp. Olive cloth with color pictorial cover label, spine pictorially stamped in black. Pictorial endpapers; b&w illustrations throughout. Spine ends and lower corners lightly rubbed, spine a bit darkened, paper over hinges split, else a clean, tight copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (several clean tears and small chips, some underlining and markings on rear flap).
First edition, first state (bearing SCALA-WAGONS on the spine), second state dust jacket (with Scalawagons spelled correctly on the rear flap). When the strange and mysterious Bell Snickle "snickles" around the scalawagons of Oz, there is big trouble in the Emerald City. The second Oz book written and illustrated by John R. Neill. Bienvenue p127.
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Scamper's Christmas
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Scamper's Christmas: More about the White House Bunny

by Anna Roosevelt Dall

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DALL, Anna Roosevelt. Scamper's Christmas. More about the White House Bunny. Pictures by Marjorie Flack. NY: Macmillan, 1934. 8vo, 71pp. + [1] advt. Yellow cloth pictorially stamped in black. 3 double-page and 2 full-page color illustrations, and 1 double-page, 9 full-page and numerous smaller b&w illustrations. Lower spine end lightly bumped, else a remarkably clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (slight wear to spine, corners, and folds).
First edition by the eldest daughter of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The second of two books this author/artist team created about the Roosevelt's pet rabbit living in the White House. The First Rabbit finds himself enjoying the Christmas festivities around Washington D.C. Marjorie Flack is famous as the illustrator of Angus and the Ducks and its sequels.
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Scarecrow and Tin-Man
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Scarecrow and Tin-Man: Slovenly Peter

by W.W. Denslow

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DENSLOW, W[illiam] W[allace]. Scarecrow and Tin-Man. Illustrated by Mary and Wallace Stover after Denslow. Slovenly Peter. NY: Perks Publishing [1946]. 8vo, [24]pp. Color pictorial paper wrappers. Two-color illustrations on every page. Sheets aged, as always, else an unusually fine copy with crease to lower front corner and minute edge wear.
First edition thus. Eight vintage children's tales illustrated by the Stovers. The title story for this collection was originally published in 1904 by G.W. Dillingham, telling the story of the two titular characters as they escape from the Broadway theater where they are appearing. Denslow created this work, which makes no reference to Baum's story – just the Broadway show – as part of their on-going dispute due to their sharing the copyright on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This 1946 edition features new artwork modeled after Denslow to accompany the story, as well as seven other stories of the "cautionary tale" genre including Slovenly Peter and Slovenly… Read more
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Science Verse

Science Verse

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Promotional poster celebrating the 2004 publication of Science Verse by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith. Measuring 22" x 28".
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Score Big... Read!

Score Big... Read!

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Score Big... Read a poster by Lynn Curlee, celebrating her book, Ballpark. Measuring 24" x 18".
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Scorpia
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Scorpia

by Anthony Horowitz

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HOROWITZ, Anthony. Scorpia. NY: Philomel [2004]. 8vo, [viii] 312pp. Black boards with spine stamped in green. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. With publisher's promotional Scorpia
sticker laid-in.
First edition. The fifth book in Anthony Horowitz's NY Times bestselling Alex Rider series, now a streaming series. Alex Rider, teen spy, has always been told he is the spitting image of the father he never knew. But when Alex learns that his father may have been an assassin for the most lethal and powerful terrorist organization in the world, Scorpia, his world shatters. Now Scorpia wants Alex on their side. Can Alex find the strength to fight them?
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The Scorpio Races
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The Scorpio Races

by Maggie Stiefvater

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STIEFVATER, Maggie. The Scorpio Races. [NY]: Scholastic [2011]. 8vo, [vi] 409pp. Black quarter-boards stamped in gold with blind-stamped maroon boards. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (not price-clipped, no medal affixed). Signed by the author, Maggie Stiefvater, with a drawing of a horse.
First edition. 2012 Printz Honor Book. It happens at the start of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line. Some riders live, others die. At age 19, Sean Kendrick is the returning champion. He is a young man of few words, and if he has any fears, he keeps them buried deep, where no one else can see them. Puck Connolly is different. She never meant to ride in the Scorpio Races. But fate hasn't given her much of a choice. So she enters the competition - the first girl ever to do so. She is in no way prepared for what is going to happen.
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The Sea of Monsters
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The Sea of Monsters

by Rick Riordan

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RIORDAN, Rick. The Sea of Monsters. NY: Hyperion [2006]. 8vo, [vi] 281pp. Brown boards with spine stamped in gilt. Orange endpapers. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author, Rick Riordan.
First edition. The second title in the NY Times bestselling Percy Jackson series. As if being half god, half mortal wasn't tough enough, Percy learns he has a half-brother who's a Cyclops! And then his best friend is kidnapped! Now it's up to Percy and his cyclops brother to rescue him – even though he's been ordered not to!
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The Secret Country
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The Secret Country

by Jane Johnson

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JOHNSON, Jane. The Secret Country. [London]: Simon & Schuster [2005]. 8vo, [vi] 249pp. Blue boards with spine stamped in gold. Pictorial endpapers; half-tone illustrated title and b&w chapter headings. A near fine copy with pages lightly aged (as usual) in original color pictorial dust jacket highlighted with gold foil stamping.
First edition. Having learned from a talking cat that he and his sisters are the half-elfin royalty of a parallel world called Eidolon, twelve-year-old Ben Arnold attempts to stop his evil uncle from smuggling magical creatures between the two worlds to sell on the black market. The first volume in The Eidolon Trilogy.
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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

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A promotional poster made to commemorate the 1987 publication of Michael Hague's illustrated edition of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic novel, The Secret Garden. Measuring 24" x 18".
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The Secret of the Golden Pavilion
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The Secret of the Golden Pavilion

by Carolyn Keene

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KEENE, Carolyn. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion. NY: Grosset & Dunlap [1959]. 12mo, [viii] 184pp. Light blue textured boards pictorially stamped in navy; top edge black. Two-color pictorial endpapers; 5 full-page b&w illustrations and one 2-page b&w illustration. Corners and spine ends a tad rubbed, slight bump at top of front board, else an internally clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (some general light wear, particularly at front fold and spine ends, minute soiling to rear, slight foxing to topmost edge of flaps).
First edition. Nancy's help is requested by one of her father's clients. The client has recently inherited his grandfather's estate in Hawaii, but two strangers turn up, claiming to also be the grandchildren of his late grandfather. Can Nancy uncover the truth? Farrah 1959A.
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A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events

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A promotional poster celebrating Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events series, produced in anticipation of the 2006 release of the 13th and final book in the series, The End. Featuring Brett Helquist's cover artwork from the first 12 books in the series. Measuring 18" x 26.5".
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Set of Five Wooden Wizard of Oz Dolls

Set of Five Wooden Wizard of Oz Dolls

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[WORLD OF OZ]. Scarecrow Wooden Doll. A hand-crafted 18" articulated wooden doll of the Scarecrow from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Crafted with wooden dowels and metal connectors to allow the limbs to be moveable. This hand-painted wood doll is decorated with twine, straw, and felt, as well as wooden crows attached with wire (so as to appear in flight). This hand-crafted doll came from the collection of Newbery Medalist Nancy Willard, who was also an artist and craftsperson.
[WORLD OF OZ]. Wicked Witch Wooden Doll. A hand-crafted 18" articulated wooden doll of the Wicked Witch from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Crafted with wooden dowels and metal connectors to allow the limbs to be moveable. This hand-painted wood doll is decorated with straw, buttons and felt. This hand-crafted doll came from the collection of Newbery Medalist Nancy Willard, who was also an artist and craftsperson.
[WORLD OF OZ]. Dorothy Wooden Doll. A hand-crafted 18" articulated wooden doll of the Dorothy from The Wonderful Wizard… Read more
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Shadowmancer
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Shadowmancer

by G.P. Taylor

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TAYLOR, G[raham] P[eter]. Shadowmancer. NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons [2004]. 8vo, x 275pp. Black boards with spine stamped in gold. 1 full-page b&w illustration and 1 full-page b&w map. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author, G.P. Taylor.
First US edition. The internationally bestselling first book in G.P. Taylor's The Shadowmancer Quartet.
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The Shaggy Man of Oz
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The Shaggy Man of Oz

by Jack Snow

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SNOW, Jack. The Shaggy Man of Oz. Illustrated by Frank Kramer. Chicago: Reilly & Lee [1949]. 8vo, 255pp. Gray cloth with color pictorial label affixed to front, spine pictorially stamped in black. Pictorial endpapers; b&w illustrations throughout. Spine ends slightly rubbed, small rubbed mark to cover label (possibly printed that way), else a remarkably clean, tight copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (slight edge wear, light chipping to spine ends, price-clipped).
First edition, having pictorial endpapers, in first state dust jacket (with 37 titles listed on rear flap). The Shaggy Man sets out to have the Love Magnet repaired by Conjo the magician and has one adventure after another along the way. The 38th Oz book, and the second and last written by Jack Snow. Bienvenue p134.
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Sheep in Wolves' Clothing

Sheep in Wolves' Clothing

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A promotional poster celebrating the 1996 publication of Sheep in Wolves' Clothing by Satoshi Kitamura. Measuring 19" x 27".
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Side by Side

Side by Side

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Promotional poster for the 1988 publication of Side by Side by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illustrated by Hilary Knight. Measuring 23" x 17".
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