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MOTHER GOOSE.  SEVENTY-SEVEN VERSES WITH PICTURES BY TASHA TUDOR., (Tudor, Tasha, illustrator.)
1 (Tudor, Tasha, illustrator.) MOTHER GOOSE. SEVENTY-SEVEN VERSES WITH PICTURES BY TASHA TUDOR.
New York Random House 1971 0394844076 / 9780394844077 7th Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good - Tasha Tudor. 
87 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), glazed pictorial boards. "Tasha Tudor's beautiful illustrations bring to these well-loved verses a fresh and charming interpretation. Boys and girls who have this book as one of the first in their libraries will treasure it. Long after they have outgrown Mother Goose age, children will go back to its lovely pictures, both color and black and white." Small gift inscription in ink on free rear endpaper, minor bump at two corners. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light wrinkling /creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MOTHER GOOSE.  SEVENTY-SEVEN VERSES WITH PICTURES BY TASHA TUDOR., (Tudor, Tasha, illustrator.)
2 (Tudor, Tasha, illustrator.) MOTHER GOOSE. SEVENTY-SEVEN VERSES WITH PICTURES BY TASHA TUDOR.
New York Oxford University Press 1945 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Good Tasha Tudor. 
87 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration on front board. Pictorial endpaper, beautifully illustrated throughout with Tasha Tudor's charming colour and b&w drawings. Contents include: Bye, baby, bunting; Ding, dong, bell; Georgey Porgey, pudding and pie; Heigh, diddle, diddle; Hickory, dickery, dock; Hot Cross Buns!; Humpty-Dumpty sat on a wall; Jack and Jill went up the hill; Jack Spratt could eat no fat; Lady bird, lady bird, fly away home; Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep, London bridge is broken down; March winds and April showers; Mary, Mary, quite contrary; Old King Cole was a merry old soul; Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man!; Ride a cock horse; Ring-a-round-a roses; The Queen of Hearts; This little pig went to market; etc., etc. Very light browning to spine and edges of boards, light edge rubbing, tiny scuff on bottom edge of rear board, light browning on pastedowns, light toning to free endpapers, very small browning marks in gutter of title page, between pages 16 & 17 and between pages 86 & 87; a few soft handing creases at bottom corner of last few pages; slight color variation on rear board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DRAY PRESCOT:  THE KROZAIR CYCLE.  3 VOLUME SET.  THE TIDES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 12) / RENEGADES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 13) / KROZAIR OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 14)., Akers, Alan Burt (pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer).  (Dray Prescot.)
3 Akers, Alan Burt (pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer). (Dray Prescot.) DRAY PRESCOT: THE KROZAIR CYCLE. 3 VOLUME SET. THE TIDES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 12) / RENEGADES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 13) / KROZAIR OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 14).
New York Daw First Printings Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good - Josh Kirby, Michael Whelan, Jack Gaughan. 
3 volume set - 7" H. 1. Dray Prescot: 12 - The Tides of Kregen, 208 pp - 1976, first printing. 2. Dray Prescot: 13 - Renegade of Kregen, 192 pp - 1976, first printing. 3. Dray Prescot: 14 - Krozair of Kregen, 223 pp - 1977, first printing. "Of all the honors that Dray Prescot, Earthman, had won during his fabulous adventures on Kregen, planet of Antares in Scorpio, none were valued by him more than his membership in the Order of the Krozairs of Zy. The Krozairs were the highest order of chivalry on that turbulent planet, dedicated men, warriors of stern conviction and unflinching hearts. Thus when the Krozairs in their hour of need called on all their far-flung members for aid, he should have come. But he did not. His return had been blocked by the anger of the mysterious Star Lords. Before Prescot could achieve redemption, he had two armies opposed to him, two warring kingdoms naming him outlaw, and only the tides of the seven moons as a weapon." Interiors - light toning to pages ans inside of covers, tiny soft bump at top corner of last few pages of volume 3, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - books are lightly cocked, light edge wear, very light creases on spines, some soft wrinkling/creasing on covers - more on front cover of volume 3, a few tiny corner creases. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
DRAY PRESCOT:  THE WITCH WAR CYCLE.  5 VOLUME SET.  WEREWOLVES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 33) / WITCHES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 34) / STORM OVER VALLIA (DRAY PRESCOT: 35) / OMENS OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 36) / WARLORD OF ANTARES (DRAY PRESCOT: 37)., Akers, Alan Burt (pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer).  (Dray Prescot.)
4 Akers, Alan Burt (pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer). (Dray Prescot.) DRAY PRESCOT: THE WITCH WAR CYCLE. 5 VOLUME SET. WEREWOLVES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 33) / WITCHES OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 34) / STORM OVER VALLIA (DRAY PRESCOT: 35) / OMENS OF KREGEN (DRAY PRESCOT: 36) / WARLORD OF ANTARES (DRAY PRESCOT: 37).
New York Daw Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good - 
5 volume set - 7" H. 1. Dray Prescot: 33 - Werewolves of Kregen, 220 pp - ISBN 0879979917 - 1985, second printing. 2. Dray Prescot: 34 - Witches of Kregen, 223 pp - ISBN 0886770327 - 1985, first printing. 3. Dray Prescot: 35 - Storm Over Vallia, 254 pp - ISBN 086770696 - 1985, second printing. 4. Dray Prescot: 36 - Omens of Kregen, 222 pp - ISBN 0886770904 - 1985, second printing. 5. Dray Prescot: 37 - Warlord of Antares, 255 pp (includes Updated Glossary of the Saga of Dray Prescot by Wm. Douglas Withers, Dept. of Mathematics, U.S. Naval Academy) - ISBN 0886772699 -1988, second printing. "Dray Prescot is an Earthman, seaman and soldier, brought across four hundred light years to a planet of Antares. The Star Lords, a race advanced beyond our ken, needed him on that world called Kregen. Now, having at last returned to his home empire, to his wife and friends, Dray was to learn that the vengeance of his defeated enemies had launched a final assault - with nine occult curses - against Vallia and all that Dray held dear." Interiors - a bookstore stamp either on inside of front cover or on first page, three books with old price in ink on first page, very light browning to inside edges of covers and to some pages. Exteriors - light edge wear, very light rubbing, one or two tiny corner creases, one book with old price sticker on rear cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE WARRIOR OF WORLD'S END / THE ENCHANTRESS OF WORLD'S END / THE IMMORTAL OF WORLD'S END / THE BARBARIAN OF WORLD'S END / THE PIRATE OF WORLD'S END.  FIRST FIVE BOOKS OF THE GONDWANE EPIC., Carter, Lin.
5 Carter, Lin. THE WARRIOR OF WORLD'S END / THE ENCHANTRESS OF WORLD'S END / THE IMMORTAL OF WORLD'S END / THE BARBARIAN OF WORLD'S END / THE PIRATE OF WORLD'S END. FIRST FIVE BOOKS OF THE GONDWANE EPIC.
New York Daw Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Cover Art by Vincent DiFate (1), Michael Whelan (2,3), John Brierley (4) and Richard Hescox (5). 
The first 5 books of the Gondwane Epic. 7" H, b&w frontispieces. 1. The Warrior of World's End (Daw No. 125 - UQ1140), 160 pp, first printing, November 1974. 2. The Enchantress of World's End (Daw No. 150 - UY1172), 192 pp, first printing, May 1975. 3. The Immortal of World's End (Daw No. 210 - UY1254), 160 pp, first printing, September 1976. 4. The Barbarian of World's End (Daw No. 243 - UW1300), 188 pp, 3rd printing, 1977. 5. The Pirate at World's End (Daw No. 310 - UE1410), 173 pp, first printing, October 1978. "Ganelon Silvermane, the genetically designed super-hero of the Earth's fabulous final centuries, has rapidly become the most popular of all Lin Carter's creations. Brought to life prematurely, Ganelon's adventures in a world of crumbling empires, ravaging hordes, and marvelous relics of forgotten scientific empires, are always edge-of-the-set wonder novels." Interiors - all books have very light to light browning to pages and inside of covers; book five has moderate browning to inside of covers; book two has a red number 4 written on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - all books have light or very light edge wear - a little more on front cover fore-edge of book one; book one has a tiny tear/dent at top edge of front cover - dent migrates into first few pages and faint crease on spine; book three has wrinkling on spine; book four has a tiny dent on bottom of text block; all spines have a very slight lean. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
NURSERY RHYMES AND CHILDREN'S SONGS WITH MUSIC AND PICTURES., Chambers, H.A., pianoforte accompaniments arranged by.
6 Chambers, H.A., pianoforte accompaniments arranged by. NURSERY RHYMES AND CHILDREN'S SONGS WITH MUSIC AND PICTURES.
London News Chronicle Hard Cover Good+ "Baz" 
128 pp, 11" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering and blind stamped decoration on front board. Charming b&w illustrations by "Baz" throughout. No date, but Xmas inscription on front paste down is dated 1940. A collection of 85 nursery rhymes and children's songs with music notation, including: Baa, Baa Black Sheep; Dickory, Dickory Dock, Frog He Would A-Wooing Go; Georgie Porgie; Goosey, Goosey, Gander, Here We Come Gathering Nuts and May; Hey Diddle Diddle; Hot Cross Buns; I Had a Little Nut Tree; I Love Sixpence; Jack and Jill; Little Bo-Peep; Little Jack Horner; Little Miss Muffet; London Bridge; Mary Mary Quite Contrary; The Mulberry Bush; Oh, the Noble Duke of York; Old King Cole; Oranges and Lemons; O Where, O Where is My Little Dog Gone; Pop Goes the Weasel; Ride a Cock Horse; Simple Simon; Sing a Song of Sixpence; There was a Crooked Man; Three Blind Mice; To Market, to Market; Twinkle Twinkle Little Star; Early One Morning; Polly Oliver; Where the Bee Sucks, etc., etc. Light browming on free emdpapers, previous owner's name, a very small ink offset mark from Xmas inscription, and a few tiny foxing marks on front free endpaper; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; light edge wear; a few small edge dents; a few tiny scuffs on front board; crease/paper tear (glued) at top corner of front board - slight bump at other cormers; very small liquid mark on rear board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
7 Clayton, Jo. DRINKER OF SOULS TRILOGY. 1. DRINKER OF SOULS. 2. BLUE MAGIC. 3. A GATHERING OF STONES. 3 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1986, 2nd/1988, 2nd/1989, 2nd printing). 
335 pp, 333 pp, 368 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. "She was Brann, the Drinker of Souls, from whom all but the very brave and the very foolish fled in fear. Bonded to twin demonic shape-shifters, she roved the land in search of rich life source to feed her demons' need. But Brann too had a need that couldn't be denied, a quest to free her family from the evil king who'd enslaved them - a quest that would lead Brann and her unearthly allies into magical realms ruled by witches and werewolves, lawless lords and murderous villains, and the ever-present ghosts of the restless dead..." Interiors - page 293/294 has two small tears (archivally taped) and light creases to fore-edge margin, otherwise books are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light/moderate edge wear, minor scuffing, spines are flat with faint creases to book 2. VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
8 Clayton, Jo. SHADITH'S QUEST SERIES - 3 VOLS. 1. SHADOWPLAY. 2. SHADOWSPEER. 3. SHADOWKILL.
Daw, New York, (1990, 2nd / 1990, Ist / 1991, 1st). Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Jody Lee, cover art. 
396 pp, 342 pp, 362 pp, - 3 volumes. "(W)hen she stumbled on a kidnapping in progress, Shadith - captive for centuries in the alien artifact known as the Diadem, now once again living in a human form - finds herself the prisoner of Ginbiryol Seyirshi, a being who has instigated devasting wars on world after world purely to film and sell Limited Editions of the resulting violence, destruction and death - ." Interiors - pages browning lightly - otherwise clean and tight with no other previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear, small area of surface paper loss on rear cover of vol. 3, small light stain to fore-edge of textblock on vol 1, spines flat with faint creasing on vols. 1 & 3. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
9 Clayton, Jo. THE DUEL OF SORCERY TRILOGY. 1. MOONGATHER. 2. MOONSCATTER. 3. CHANGER'S MOON. 3 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1982, 6th/1983, 6th/1985, 2nd printing). 
240 pp, 304 pp, 352 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. Serroi is small of stature with pale olive skin and certain strangely heightened sensitivities - she is a woman warrior. Once the pawn of Ser Noris the most villainous wizard of all time, she is now the one chance in a battle between good and evil... Interiors - Book 1 has browning to inside of covers, Books 1 & 2 have light browning to pages, 'No Exchange' written in pen at top of first page of Book 2 - otherwise clean and tight. Exteriors - light edge wear/rubbing, small creases at bottom corner and minor soiling to rear cover of Book 2, light creasing to spine of Book 2. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
10 Dubro, James. MOB MISTRESS,
Toronto Macmillan of Canada 1988 077159917X / 9780771599170 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
200 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs. "(Shirley Ryce) tells of her upbringing as the spoiled daughter of a local bookie and card-game organizer, of her early marriage, and of the fateful meeting that turned a bored housewife and mother into a mob mistress. (She) moved in organized crime circles for almost two decades, and had many mob affairs. Although she knew little of the mobsters' 'business', she saw a great deal of the mob at play. Her break with the Papalias (Hamilton, Ontario crime family) and their cohorts, and her co-operation with the police, marked a dramatic change in ther life, and in 'Mob Mistress' she looks back at who and what she was with self-deprecating frankness. At the same time, she and Dubro both give an informed and clear-eyed view of her former 'playmates' - and of the law-enforcement officers who fight them daily." Small bump to bottom corner of both boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small corner crease on front flap, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
11 Egan, Doris. GATE OF IVORY TRILOGY. 3 VOLUME SET. 1. THE GATE OF IVORY. 2. TWO-BIT HEROES. 3. GUILT-EDGED IVORY.
Daw, New York, (1989, 1992, 1992), Ist printings. 
319 pp, 319 pp, 316 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. "Ivory, exotic and dangerous, where everything is for sale, and law exists only to protect the most powerful families. And to anthropology student Theodora of Pyrene, Ivory - the one place in the known universe where magic works and where those who command it can control society - is an irresistible world to explore on her all-too brief vacation..." Interiors - insides of covers browning, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear, small bumps/one tiny tear to top of spine of Book 1, spines lightly creased but still very legible. VG- 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
12 Greeno, Gayle. THE GHATTI'S TALE. 3 VOLUMES. BOOK ONE. FINDERS-SEEKERS. BOOK TWO. MIND-SPEAKERS' CALL. BOOK THREE. EXILES' RETURN.
Daw, New York, (1993, 6th/1994, Ist/1995, 3rd printing). 
506 pp, 527 pp, 556 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. "Their technological resources destroyed, a colonizing expedition from Earth has been stranded on the world of Methuen for over two hundred years. Their continued survival is largely due to the organization of healers known as the Eumedicos and to the Seekers Veritas, a unique group composed of pairs of Bondmates, one human and one ghatti - a telepathic catlike being native to Methuen who bonds with a specific human for life. These Bondmates travel from town to town, settling disputes by truth-reading the minds and emotions of plaintiffs and defendants. While most people respect the Seekers, there are those who fear the ghatti powers. And now someone has been attacking Seekerpairs. W hat no one knows is that this destroyer has targeted one specific pair of Bondmates as special victims - the woman Doyce and the ghatta Khar'pern. For the key to defeating this deadly foe is locked away in Doyce's mind behind barriers even her ghatta has never been able to break down..." Interiors - bookstore stamp at bottom of first page of book 1, otherwise clean and tight. Exteriors - minor edge wear books 1 & 2, soft creasing to front cover and light edge wear to book 3, spines are flat with faint creasing to book 3. VG+ 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
13 Haber, Karen. Cover art by Romas Kukalis. WAR MINSTRELS TRILOGY. 1. WOMAN WITHOUT A SHADOW. 2. THE WAR MINSTRELS. 3. SISTER BLOOD. 3 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1995, 1995, 1996), Ist printings. 
300 pp, 304 pp, 298 pp, mass market paperbacks - 3 volumes. "The Mindstones were the only reason anyone lived on - or more accurately, in - the planet Styx. An uninhabitable ice world, Styx only survived as an underground mining colony because of the discovery of the beautiful jewel called Cyrilite, a crystalline stone with unique, mind-altering properties. But to Kayla John Reed, Styx was the only home she'd ever known until her parents were killed in a tragic mining accident. Claiming her father's Guild seat, the extraordinarily gifted young empath was forced to flee the planet when she tangled with the Kellers, the wealthiest and most important psi family in the colony..." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, tiny tear at top edge of a few pages in vol. 1, flat spines with very faint crease on vol. 3. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
14 Huff, Tanya. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS QUARTET. 1. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS. 2. FIFTH QUARTER. 3. NO QUARTER. 4. THE QUARTERED SEA. 4 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1994, 2nd./1995, 2nd./1996, 2nd./1999, Ist printing). Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Cover art by Jody Lee. 
410 pp, 416 pp, 413 pp, 406 pp. - 4 volumes. "To call the Kigh was the height of bard's magic. Only those born with the gift could learn to Sing these spirits of earth, air, fire, and water into doing their bidding, and even someone as gifted as the Princess Annice must spend years studying at the Bardic Hall to truly master the art. And for Annice, one of those rare talents able to Sing the elemental spirits from each of the four quarters, the call of magic was too strong to be denied, even if it meant renouncing her royal blood and privileges. But Annice might have made a different choice if she could have foreseen that ten years after she'd transferred her life and loyalties from the royal palace to the Bardic Hall, she'd find herself fleeing from the King's Guards. For Annice was twice guilty of treason, first for imperiling the order of succession by becoming pregnant, and second for aiding the father of her unborn child, the Duc of Ohrid, to escape the palace dungeons and the sentence of death hanging over his head. Now the fugitives' only hope lay in tracking down and bringing to justice the enemy who'd masterminded the Duc's downfall, a dangerous foe who had found a way to tie lies and truths together into a knot even the most powerful of Bardic spells could not unravel." Interiors - vol. 1 has a few pages with small corner crease and one page with large corner crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear to covers; vol. 4 has light creases on spine, is lightly cocked and has 3 tiny dents on rear cover - light migration in rear pages; vol 1 has large soft corner crease on front cover, slight corner curling on rear cover, light browning to edges of textblock and tiny bump/tear at bottom of rear hinge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
15 Huff, Tanya. (Book 4 Inscribed by Author.) Cover art by Jody Lee. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS QUARTET. 1. SING THE FOUR QUARTERS. 2. FIFTH QUARTER. 3. NO QUARTER. 4. THE QUARTERED SEA. 4 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1994, 3rd/1995, 2nd/1996, Ist/1999, Ist printing). 
410 pp, 416 pp, 413 pp, 406 pp. - mass market paperbacks - 4 volumes. BOOK 4 INSCRIBED AND DATED BY TANYA HUFF. "To call the Kigh was the height of bard's magic. Only those born with the gift could learn to Sing these spirits of earth, air, fire, and water into doing their bidding, and even someone as gifted as the Princess Annice must spend years studying at the Bardic Hall to truly master the art. And for Annice, one of those rare talents able to Sing the elemental spirits from each of the four quarters, the call of magic was too strong to be denied, even if it meant renouncing her royal blood and privileges. But Annice might have made a different choice if she could have foreseen that ten years after she'd transferred her life and loyalties from the royal palace to the Bardic Hall, she'd find herself fleeing from the King's Guards. For Annice was twice guilty of treason, first for imperiling the order of succession by becoming pregnant, and second for aiding the father of her unborn child, the Duc of Ohrid, to escape the palace dungeons and the sentence of death hanging over his head. Now the fugitives' only hope lay in tracking down and bringing to justice the enemy who'd masterminded the Duc's downfall, a dangerous foe who had found a way to tie lies and truths together into a knot even the most powerful of Bardic spells could not unravel..." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks, Exteriors - clean and bright with minor edge wear to covers, spines flat with the very faintest of creases on book 1. VG+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
16 Lumley, Brian. Cover art by Tim Kirk / Michael Whelan. TITUS CROW DUOLOGY. 1. THE BURROWERS BENEATH. 2. THE TRANSITION OF TITUS CROW. 2 VOLUME SET.
Daw, New York, (1974, 1975), Ist printings. 
160 pp, 253 pp, - mass market paperbacks - 2 volumes. "Were human beings the first intelligent beings to make themselves masters of this world? Before men emerged from the primeval jungles, might not other beings have dominated this planet, utilized it, contacted the stars, and called Earth theirs..." "In the great tradition of H.P. Lovecraft." Interiors - previous owners name on inside of front cover of vol. 2, pages browning very lightly, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear on vol. 2, minor edge wear on vol. 1, spines flat wtih two faint creases on vol. 2. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DICKORY DICKORY DOCK / CURLY LOCKS / FOUR AND TWENTY TAILORS.  3 BOOKS., Moffat, Alfred.
17 Moffat, Alfred. DICKORY DICKORY DOCK / CURLY LOCKS / FOUR AND TWENTY TAILORS. 3 BOOKS.
London Galliard / Stainer & Bell Reprints Hard Cover Very Good - H. Willebeek Le Mair. 
Reprints of three books originally published by Stainer & Bell of London between 1911-12 - oblong format (8 3/4" H x 11 5/16" D), in glazed pictorial boards - 32 pp each. Each book contains the musical notation and lyrics for 15 songs and each song is preceded by a full page colour illustration. 1. Dickory Dickory Dock - ISBN 852493398 - Georgy-Porgy; Little Miss Muffet; Dickory, dickory, dock; Girls and boys come out to play; Jack and Jill; Yankee Doodle; Twinkle, twinkle, little star; Little Bo-Peep, Oranges and Lemons; Ride a cock-horse; What are little boys made of?; There was a little man; Little Boy Blue; Polly put the kettle on; Hush-a-bye Baby. 2. Curly Locks - ISBN 852493401- Dame get up and bake your pies; Dance a Baby Diddy; Young lambs to sell; Over the hills and far away; Little Polly Flinders; The North Wind does blow; Old King Cole; Dance to your daddy; I saw three ships come sailing in; Curly Locks; London Bridge is broken down; Little jumping Joan; Oh dear, what can the matter be?; There came to my window; The babes in the wood. 3. Four and Twenty Tailors - ISBN 85249341X - Simple Simon; Where are you going to, my pretty maid?; Lazy sheep, pray tell me why; Three mice went into a hole to spin; Four-and-twenty tailors; See-saw, Margery Daw; There was a crooked man; Lavender's blue; Little Tommy Tucker; A frog he would a-wooing go; The spider and the fly; I had a little nut tree; Goosey, goosey, gander; A little cock-sparrow; Sleep baby, sleep. Minor toning to edges of pages and endpapers, tiny to very small bump at top/bottom of spines and at most corners of boards, minor toning to spines. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
HEAVY WORDS LIGHTLY THROWN: THE REASON BEHIND THE RHYME., Roberts, Chris.
18 Roberts, Chris. HEAVY WORDS LIGHTLY THROWN: THE REASON BEHIND THE RHYME.
London Granta 2004 1862077657 / 9781862077652 Second Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
176 pp, 9" H. B&w illustrations. "Was little Jack Horner a squatter? 'Baa, baa, Black Sheep' a bleat about taxation? What did Jack and Jill do on that hill? Who was Mary? And why was she contrary? This witty and ingenious book delves into the hidden meanings of the most innocuous-sounding nursery rhymes, revealing a seething subtext of sexual innuendo, religious hatred and political subversion. (It) provides a fascinating history lesson, teases out some alarming Freudian interpretations, and makes entertaining connections to contemporary political and popular culture." A few very tiny specks of faint glue residue on rear board. Dust jacket has 2' crease at bottom of rear hinge, very minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
19 Smith, Stephanie A. Cover art by Stephen Lavis. SNOW-EYES DUOLOGY. 2 VOLUME SET. 1. SNOW-EYES. 2. THE BOY WHO WAS THROWN AWAY.
Daw, New York, (1988, Ist printing/1989, 2nd printing). 
223 pp, 255 pp, mass market paperbacks - 2 volumes. "...Snow-Eyes had always felt a special closeness to the Lake Mother, perhaps because she had never known a mother of her own. But now a stranger had appeared, a beautiful enchantress who called Snow-Eyes her daughter and sought to steal her away from the only home and family she had ever known. For Snow-Eyes had been marked for a special destiny, chosen to serve the Lake Mother. And though she might - given the gift of time - discover powers beyond her wildest imagining, for now, she was defenseless against the spell which drew her to the citadel of magic at the heart of the lake..." Interiors - very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, faint crease on spine of vol. 1, small ghost sticker mark on front cover and moderate rubbing on rear cover of vol. 2. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
20 Yolen, Jane. Musical arrangements by Adam Semple. JANE YOLEN'S MOTHER GOOSE SONGBOOK. (SONG BOOK)
Honesdale, Pennsylvania Caroline House / Boyds Mills Press 1992 1878093525 / 9781878093523 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Rosekrans Hoffman. 
96 pp, oblong (9 1/4" H x 10 1/4" D). Colour illustrations and musical notation. Contains: This Little Pig; Bobby Shafto; Polly, Put the Kettle On; Aiken Drum; Froggie Went A-Courting; The Farmer's in the Dell; Fiddle-De-De; Goosey, Goosey, Gander; Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush; Hey, Diddle, Diddle; Humpty Dumpty; I Love Little Pussy; Lady Bird, Lady Bird; Baa, Baa, Black Sheep; Georgy Porgy; Little Bo-Peep; Jack and Jill; Lavender's Blue; Lazy Mary; Cock-a-Doodle-Doo!; Little Boy Blue; Little Jack Horner; The Muffin Man; Little Tommy Tucker; Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat; Pop! Goes the Weasel; Ring Around a Rosy; Row, Row, Row Your Boat; Sing a Song of Sixpence; There Was a Crooked Man; London Bridge; Mary Had a Little Lamb; Michael Finnigan; The North Wind Doth Blow; Oats, Peas, Beans; Old King Cole; Seesaw, Marjorie Daw; My Dame Hath a Lame, Tame Crane; Oranges and Lemons; Pease Porridge Hot; Three Blind Mice; There Was a Man and He Was Mad; There Was an Old Woman; Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son; This Old Man; Who Killed Cock Robin?; Three Little Kittens; Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. A few small and tiny edge bumps to boards and corners. Dust jacket has very light edge wrtinkling, small bump at top of front flap fold. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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