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1 GIANTS AND OGRES
Time-Life 1985 0809452375 / 9780809452378 Hardcover; 1st Printing 
Vg++/none. Blue cloth boards. Ornate gold details/lettering. Large paper pasteup on front showing giant by a town. Very minor fading along spine/board edges. Beautiful illustrations. Contents are Princes of the Cosmos, Heirs of the First World, Protectors and Providers, Tests of the Green Knight, A Deepening Enmity, Kilhwch and Olwen, Twilight of Power, Earth's Memory. ; The Enchanted World Series; 9x121/4; 142 pages; TKK. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 HOME FUN-MAMMOTH BOOK SERIES
M. A. Donohue & Company 1902 no edition/printing given P/NONE 
Poor condition. Selling book AS IS. Boards are together but separated from text. Paper over cardboard boards that are all edge worn open and damaged. Burgandy cloth spine. About 3/4 inch thick. Color illustration of boy, girl and kitty edged in gold on front. This is still pretty good. Red lettering on front. Text is together. Title page has large piece missing at lower right corner. Some pencil scribbling throughout slong with some foxing. Still does not take away from the sweet stories inside like My Friend's Dog Nic; Feeding The Baby, etc. Will look up a particular story for you. ; 71/2 x91/2. Binding is Hardcover. ; Mammoth Book Series 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Aurand, A. Monroe, Jr POPULAR HOME REMEDIES AND SUPERSTITIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMANS
Aurand Press N.D. Booklet F+ 
Fine plus condition with almost no usage showing. Orange covers with black lettering and illustrations. Chapter titles are childhood and its demands on man, folk medicine and old superstitions, have good luck-avoid bad luck, form habits in dressing and sewing, weather forecasting is importand, we examine special days and seasons, laws for the farmer and woodsman, musts in cooking baking and planting, care of the teeth known to ancients, moon lore familiar to all people, dreams and what they mean to us, witches and our own superstitions, ideas for getting a future husband, marriage lore and natural trends, sex lore and pre natal influences, death and how to circumvent it, omens about death and funerals, moving or flittin day. ; 51/2x81/2; 32 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Berk, S. A. (edited by) , Wakeman, J. G. (edited by) , Assorted Poets 1001 LOVE POEMS - A REASONABLE AFFLICTION TO READ TO EACH OTHER
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 1996 1884822843 / 9781884822841 no edition/printing given Hardcover NF/NONE 
Near fine condition with almost no usage showing. Dark green covers with crisp gold lettering. Text is clean/tight excwpt for a few pages in the rear that have small neat corner folds. Remainder mark on outside bottom edge of text. Will look up particular poet and poem title as there are too many to list here. No dust jacket. Books alone weighs over 3 pounds therefore special handling may be required. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and domestic drop shipping for almost any occasion. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Remainder; 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 2+; 704 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Boland, M. , Boland, B. OLD WIVES LORE FOR GARDENERS
Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1977 no edition given Softcover; 2nd American Printing F 
Fine condition with almost no usage showing. Text is clean/tight. Filled with English lore and helpful hints for gardeners such as hanging mothballs in your peach tree to ward off leaf curl. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 4 1/4 x 7 3/4; 64 pages 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 Carr, Anna COMPANION PLANTING FOR GARDENERS - GOOD NEIGHBORS
Rodale Press 1985 0878575308 / 9780878575305 1st Edition Hardcover; 1st Printing VG+/VG- Illustrated by Carroll, P. , Carroll, W. 
Very good plus condition and probably sat on a shelf and never used. Orange covers/crisp silver lettering on spine and clean and tight. Text is still clean/tight. DJ does have some tiny edge wear/nicks at top/bottom of spine. Recent minor repair at both spine edges. Very easy to understand and learn about companion gardening. Explains the biodynamic movement along with monocropping and intercropping; how to plant for insect and disease control, etc. Gift quality condition. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. ; Good Neighbors Series; B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 1 3/8; 379 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Colonial Dames Of America HERBS AND HERB LORE OF COLONIAL AMERICA
Dover Publications 1995 0486285294 / 9780486285290 Unabriged Edition Softcover NF Illustrated by Cover by Teresa J Delgado 
Near fine in almost as new condition. No spine crease. Text is clean/tight. Information, history and uses of New England herbs of Colonial America including medicinal, therapeutic, folklore and cooking. B/w illustration of each. Includes apple, pear, peach and cherry fruit trees and 56 herbs including wild strawberry and lemon balm. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 51/4x81/2; 74 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Cords, Nicholas Gerster, Patrick MYTH AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - VOL. 2
Glencoe Press 1976 1st Edition Softcover; 5th Printing VG+ 
Very good plus condition with only light usage showing. Text is clean/tight with brown covers. No spine crease. Teeny weenie surface damage spot on front cover which also has an easy crease. Contents include myths of early America such as were the Puritans Puritaniccal and myths that hide the American Indian, glorius and terrible myths of the Civil War and Reconstructionism, the American cowboy, progressivism and the 1920's, mythology of Roosevelt and the New Deal, myths about Middle America, etc. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and domestic drop shipping for most occasions. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 6 5/8/ x 9 3/4; 430 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Encyclopedia Americana THE ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA INTERNATIONAL EDITION VOL 15 INDIAN TO JEFFERS
Americana Corp 1969 International Edition Hardcover VG+/NONE 
Very good plus condition with only light usage showing. Dark green covers/gold lettering. Text is clean/tight. Vol 15 from Indian (American) to Jeffers. Due to size and weight special handling may be required. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Vol. 15; B&W Photographs; 7 1/2 x 10 1/4; 862 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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10 Grimm Brothers (Authors) THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED WORKS OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM WITH RACKHAM FRONT COVER ILLUSTRATION SHOWING GOLD PIECES FELL DOWN ON THE CLOTH
Chancellor Press 1996 185152505x / 9781851525058 Redesigned Chancellor Press Edition Hardcover; 8th Printing NF/NF 
Near fine in almost as new condition. Text is clean/tight contains 196 stories including 5 Children's Legends. More than 220 drawings. Will look up title for you. Due to size and weight, special handling may be needed. Gift quality condition. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 852 pages 
Price: 32.00 USD
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11 Inkpen, Mike LULLABYHULLABALLOO-A PICTURE BOOK WITH FOLD-OUT PAGES
Artists & Writers Guild Books/Golden Books 1994 030717509x / 9780307175090 no edition/printing given Hardcover NF/NONE 
Near fine in almost as new condition. Text is clean/tight. Pale stamped ownership on front endpapers. No DJ issued. Full size fold out pages make book more interesting for kids. Story of a' princess who has trouble getting to sleep until some clanking knights, snoring dragons, eerie ghosts and forest creatures come to her aid'. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 9x93/8; Unpaginated pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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12 Jones, D. C. HICKORY CURED
Holt 1987 0805003835 / 9780805003833 1st Edition Hardcover; 1st Printing G+/G+ Illustrated by D. C. Jones 
0805003835. Blue/blk boards/gld lettering. REAR BOARD LOWER CORNER NIBBLED BY MOUSE otherwise hardly any usage showing. Text is quite clean/tight/ DJ has matching nibble/some edge wear/handling showing. ; Large 8vo; 224 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Larkin, David Teale, Sarah GIANTS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS
Abrams Rufus. 0810909553 / 9780810909557 Hardcover F+/F+ Illustrated by Heller Scrace Wijngaard 
FWine plus condition with only minor usage showing. With 171 illustrations including 141 in full color. Fairytale and folklore giants throughout the ages. Inside cover pages has black/white illustrations of giants. White covers/ gold lettering on spine. DJ is price clipped . Very minor creases. Inked gift inscritpion on front page. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 191 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Miller, Olive Beaupre (edited by) TALES TOLD IN HOLLAND-ALCHEN AND BEREND JOHN, MERMAID OF EDAM, TEN TEN'S THE HOUR, LADY OF STAVOREN, DOMAINE OF URK, KLUMPERTY AND HIS WIFE, COURTSHIP OF HILBERT AND JAPIKY, WIND MILL, IT'S RAINING IT'S GAINING, ABEL STOK'S DIFFICULT TASK, AUNTY LUCE, ETC Tante Nans, Giants and Dwarfs. Cat's Cup of Vlaardingen, Hans Hannekemaier in Middleburg, Hans Hannekemaier in Hindeloopen, Wise Men of Kampen, St Nicholas Legend, Charlemagne Saga of Sittard, Basilisk of Utrecht, Story of Lady Jacqueline, Etc
Book House for Children 1926 no edition/printing given Hardcover VG/NONE Illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham 
Glorious Joyous and Heroic Adventures of Ty Ulenspiegel, Bim Bam Beggs, St Nicholas, Hansy Knipperdollety, I Crossed the River Maas Laridaas, Narr-a-Narr-a-Nart, Narre Narre Narre, Zacharius and His Sister, Jakie Stand Still, Amsterdam That Great Big City, Amsterdam Die Groote Stad, Mother May I Go Out, Black Wilhelmine, Lady Will You Forbid Your Little Boy, Dutch Puppet Show, The Stork, Little Little Laddykin, Capture of Breda, and much more. In very good condition with considering age. Red covers with 12 sided color illustration paper paste-up on front. Faded black lettering on front cover and spine. Page opposite title page has a 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 black. White paper paste-up book ownership showing a young girl on a sofa reading a book. Inked ownership on top of Judith Gaile Jays or Jaye. Front and rear hinges are cracked but does not affect text (although it is a bit shaky) which is still quite tight and clean. Very sweet color illlustrations of which some are illuminated. Both Petersham's did a great job as illustrators. Will be glad to look up any story or poem title that is not listed. Some of the poems are also in pre-1945 Dutch. Still in gift quality condition. Due to size and weight, special handling may be needed. Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. R/M; 191+contents+map pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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15 Moore, Clement C THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Scholastic Inc. 2004 0760760098 / 9780760760093 5th Edition? Thick cardboard cover; 2nd Printing G+/NONE Illustrated by James Marshall 
Good plus condition with light usage showing. Covers and pages are thick cardboard. Some open wear at spine ends from shelf sliding. Text is clean/tight. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 7x7; Unpaginated pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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16 Parent, Nancy (Based On Story by A. A. Milne ) DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH HOME SWEET HOME -- LESSONS FROM THE HUNDRED ACRE WOOD
Advance Publishers 2000 1579730906 / 9781579730901 no edition/printing given Hardcover VG+/NONE Illustrated by Harchy, Arelier Philippe 
In very good condition with only light usage showing. Text is clean/tight except for some light page crinkling probably due to book getting damp in the past. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. ; Lessons from Hundred - Acre - Wood Series; Vol. 4; 9 1/8 x 9 oblong; Unpaginated pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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17 Rodway. Avril FAIRIES-THE LEPRECHAUN LIBRARY
Putnam's Sons 1981 0399126104 / 9780399126109 1st American Edition Hardcover VG/VG- 
Very good condition with only light usage showing. Tiny bit of wear at spine ends. Text is clean/tight with b/w and color illustrations throughout. DJ matches illustrated front cover. DJ has some normal edge wear/nicks. Top of DJ spine has a recently repaired one inch tear with a tiny bit of edge missing. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; The Leprechaun Library; 43/4x61/4; 56 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Schwartz, Alvin WHEN I GREW UP LONG AGO
Lippincott 1978 0397317263 / 9780397317264 Hardcover G+/G 
Family living, going to school, games and parties, cures and death, a comet, a war, falling in love, and other things I remember. Older people talk about the days when they were young. Red star on bottom outside pages could mean printer's overrun. Tan paper paste up over cardboard boards/navy blue spine. Spine has gold lettering. Some edge fading and smudgies. Included are anecdotes, poetry and song. DJ is navy blue/gold, red and blue lettering. White outline of grammarphone also on front. Some spine end/corner damage. SVB25-46. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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19 Steiner, Claude THE ORIGINAL WARM FUZZY TALE
Pro-Ed-An International Publisher 2006 1416402497 / 9781416402497 2006 Pro-Ed Edition Softcover; 1st Printing VG+ Illustrated by Joann Dick, Penny Nugent 
Previously printed by Jalmar Press under ISBN 0915190087. Rated only very good plus condition because of a small neat inked Church name on top right of the title page. Otherwise text is clean/tight and would have been rated in gift quality condition. A sweet story about a magical place where almost everyone were given a little bag that contained a warm Fuzzy and when they wanted to feel good, the took it out of the bag and held it close. If you did not have a bag of Warm Fuzzys you would eventually shrivel up and die. The main characters are Tim and Maggie with their children John and Lucy...... Need to send a gift? We offer free domestic drop shipping, free gift wrapping and card for almost any occasion. Just let us know the occasion and your message. This offer is also available to our international customers as long as the s/h to the drop ship address is the same as yours. You are welcome to email for more information. ; 6 x 9 x 1/8; 41 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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20 Thompson, Harold W BODY, BOOTS & BRITCHES Folktales, Ballads and Speech from Country New York
Dover 1967 486204111 Softcover Illustrated by Margaret Van Doran 
Plus catalog advertising other Dover books.8vo. Nice yellow covers with orange illustration of a Gentleman Jim type fighting a horned and tailed upright creature. Spine is sun faded. Inked ownership of Beatrice Bruner from ithaca, New York. Nice illustrated map of New York State showing the locations of some of the tales/legends/ballads. Drawn by Margaret Van Doran. Interesting tales. 25-52.; 8vo; 530+ pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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