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  • LIVES OF THE MONSTER DOGS. by Bakis, Kirsten.
    Bakis, Kirsten.
    LIVES OF THE MONSTER DOGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a "weird and haunting parable for our times" set in New York City in what was, at the time this was written, the near future. Winner of the Bram Stoker award and a New York Times Notable Book. ISBN: 0-374-189870.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 61015
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  • LIVES OF THE MONSTER DOGS. by Bakis, Kirsten.
    Bakis, Kirsten.
    LIVES OF THE MONSTER DOGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a "weird and haunting parable for our times" set in New York City in what was, at the time this was written, the near future. Winner of the Bram Stoker award and a New York Times Notable Book. ISBN: 0-374-189870.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81092
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  • PENGUINS, PENGUINS, EVERYWHERE! by Barner, Bob.
    Barner, Bob.
    PENGUINS, PENGUINS, EVERYWHERE!

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Colorful collage images and whimsical verse [combine] to make this a funny, bouncy, informative introduction to the world of penguins." The simple text makes this book perfect for the youngest readers, but the array of penguin facts including the "Penguin Parade" with information on all 17 penguin species makes it an ideal choice for older readers as well." SIGNED on the title page with a drawing. Slightly oversized format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8118-5664X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 44770
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  • WINTER FOX. by Brutschy, Jennifer. Illustrated by Allen Garns.
    Brutschy, Jennifer. Illustrated by Allen Garns.
    WINTER FOX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A girl and her father go hunting for a fox who had stolen her pet rabbit - only to realize that the fox itself was hungry and deserving of pity. A lovely book with evocative illustrations by Allen Garns. The author's first book for children, and the first illustrated book by Garns. INSCRIBED by the author opposite the title page "To --- very special friends and neighbors" and dated in the year of publication. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-679-915249.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61434
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  • THUNDERBOLT AT CATFISH BEND. by Burman, Ben Lucien.
    Burman, Ben Lucien.
    THUNDERBOLT AT CATFISH BEND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Wieser & Wieser, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - After a catastrophic event in the normally quiet Mississippi community, the Catfish Bend animals visit the outback of Australia and the jungles of India. Illustrations adapted from sketches by Alice Caddy. 114 pp. ISBN: 0-914373-005.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder dot, some foxing to top edge of textblock, one short closed tear to dj)

    Book ID: 78888
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  • THUNDERBOLT AT CATFISH BEND. by Burman, Ben Lucien.
    Burman, Ben Lucien.
    THUNDERBOLT AT CATFISH BEND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Wieser & Wieser, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - After a catastrophic event in the normally quiet Mississippi community, the Catfish Bend animals visit the outback of Australia and the jungles of India. Illustrations adapted from sketches by Alice Caddy. 114 pp. ISBN: 0-914373-005.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Review copy with promotional material laid in.

    Book ID: 58555
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  • WAR HORSE. by Downey, Fairfax.
    Downey, Fairfax.
    WAR HORSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942. Hardcover first edition - Novel for older children based on Downey's experiences during World War I, in which he served in the horse-drawn artilleries. The horse, Barbara, is based on his own mount who served through five major battles and who, despite her wound, went on to win some jumping events. Illustrated throughout with drawings - including some double page spreads - by Paul Brown. xii, 236 pp

    Condition: Very good in tan cloth with brown lettering and a small illustration on the front cover - a bit of wear to the covers, but overall a straight and tight copy. No dust jacket. .

    Book ID: 71757
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  • THOR. by Duncan, David Douglas.
    Duncan, David Douglas.
    THOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lyons and Burford, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of love and discovery by this photographer best known for his war photography and his photographs of Picasso, one which documents in striking black and white photographs the first years of a German Shepherd. Large format. 97 pp. ISBN: 155821237X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57055
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  • WORKING CATS. by Gruber, Terry DeRoy.
    Gruber, Terry DeRoy.
    WORKING CATS.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1979). First edition - Black and white photographs of cats on the job, in a variety of environments - a tire shop, classroom, a mystery book store, a punk shop, and even unemployed! Large format. Index. 176 pp. ISBN: 0-690019513.

    Condition: Very good (crease to upper corner of rear cover and a few pages at the back of the book)

    Book ID: 79701
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  • Hay, Ella H. (illustrated by George A. King.)
    FRIENDLY TALES FOR CHILDREN.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Indianapolis: Midwest Publishing Co., 1946. Hardcover - Stories of Cricket the cat, Buster the bull pup and many other animals. Color frontispiece by George King and black and white illustrations throughout. Slightly oversized format; bound in olive green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover.

    Condition: Near fine condition - an appealing vintage children's book.

    Book ID: 13692
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  • SINBAD THE GORILLA. by Johnson, Alice.
    Johnson, Alice.
    SINBAD THE GORILLA.

    Edition: First edition.

    Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press Publishing, (1951). Hardcover first edition - A baby gorilla is captured for a zoo - illustrated with black and white photographs of Sinbad with the zookeepers, dressed in various costumes, etc. Unpaginated, illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards with red, black and white illustrations and lettering, A clean copy in a sturdy binding.

    Book ID: 60379
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  • Lightner, A.M. (Alice L, Hopf)
    THE WALKING ZOO OF DARWIN DINGLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Putnam, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated by Richard Cuffari. The story of a boy who is kidnapped, and to his kidnappers dismay they find he is more trouble than he was worth, because with him there is always a zoo, 'a wallking, crawling, or flying zoo.' of all sorts of insects. Uncommon novel by this author who is best known for her juvenile science fiction stories.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket.( previous owner's name and address written on front inside flap of dj., one short closed tear)

    Book ID: 28505
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  • ANTELOPE, BISON, COUGAR: A National Park Wildlife Alphabet Book. by Medley, Steven P.; Daniel San Souci, illustrator.
    Medley, Steven P.; Daniel San Souci, illustrator.
    ANTELOPE, BISON, COUGAR: A National Park Wildlife Alphabet Book.

    Edition: First printing.

    Yosemite National Park, California: Yosemite Association, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A colorfully illustrated book featuring animals found in our National Parks - each letter is illustrated by a full page color paintings by Daniel San Souci and tells which park the animal frequents, as well as giving a bit of general information on their habits. SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator and dated in the year of publication. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 1930238037.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 73259
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  • SPEAK! Children's Book Illustrators Brag About Their Dogs. by Rosen, Michael J., editor.
    Rosen, Michael J., editor.
    SPEAK! Children's Book Illustrators Brag About Their Dogs.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1993). Hardcover first edition - Introductions to the dogs owned by 43 children's book illustrators, including Lucy Cousins, Alexandra Day, J.Otto Siebald, Arthur Yorinks, Steven Kellogg, Barry Moser, Marc Rosenthol, Alice Provensen, Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, James Ransome, Wendell Minor and many more. Large format. 43 pp. ISBN: 0-152778489.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards. Publisher's wrap around band used in lieu of dust jacket is still present and in very good condition (price-clipped, crease on back cover)

    Book ID: 80106
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  • PIECES OF CHRISTMAS. by Sloat, Teri.
    Sloat, Teri.
    PIECES OF CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Animals from Africa to Antarctica are pictured celebrating Christmas on stamps sent to Santa from around the world. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. Promotional postcard laid in. Square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8050-63552.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53064
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