Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Seller Id
Advanced Search
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card

Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.




 - 6 items found in your search

Click on Title to view full description

Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1938 Sewed in wraps Good- 
Unpaginated (12 pages including covers), 12 1/8" H. Thick stock - "Linen-like and Sewed". Colorful illustrations with text below. Mickey Mouse helps Elmer Elephant built a house, but before it is complete, the sleepy Elephant decides to take a nap in Pluto's dog house, with disastrous results. Interior - light wrinkling at top/bottom of page gutters, small dent in middle of pages, some pages with a small corner crease, 1" tear at top edge of pages - archivally taped, slight browning to page edges and in gutters. Exterior - creases at top/bottom of spine, some tears at top edge of front and rear cover - archivally taped, creases at bottom corner of front cover, 2" tear at bottom of hinge of both covers, moderate edge wear/rubbing, soiling marks and some small ink stains on covers - mainly on rear cover, small dent on front cover, some surface paper loss at top of rear cover, small dent/closed perforation on rear cover, light rubbing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Pluto Press, (London, 1978). 
206 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. B&w photos. "The critics have never treated (London) kindly - his tales were too earthy and ingenuous. His radical political comrades found him an uncomfortable companion - too famous, too wilful and too often given to racist, sexist and elitist opinion. But he struck a chord in the minds of millions who raised him high above the poverty and obscurity to which he was born in 1876, and whose demands on his huge talent helped drive him to an early death forty years later..." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, two small corner creases, tiny/very small paint splatters on spine - mainly at bottom, light rubbing. G+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
SHADOWS ON THE MOON.  A LIZARD AND BUNGLE ADVENTURE., Byerley, Jolyon.  Illustrated by Katie Shears.
3 Byerley, Jolyon. Illustrated by Katie Shears. SHADOWS ON THE MOON. A LIZARD AND BUNGLE ADVENTURE.
Caribbean / Macmillan, London, 1998, first edition. 
47 pp, oblong (8 11/16" H x 11 3/16" D), hard cover in glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket. ISBN 0333710223 Beautifully illustrated in vivid colour. A friendly lizard and his colourful tropical island friends have an adventure when space duc ks visit from the planet Pluto. An area of light wrinkling on pages 3/4, small closed tear (archivally taped) at bottom of page 43/44, small bump to top corner of boards, minor rubbing to glossy boards, slight bump to top/bottom of spine, t i n y d i n t on front board. Very Good- 
Price: 17.50 USD
A GOOD KEEN GIRL., Crump, Barry.  Illustrated by Tony Stones.  Jacket design by Tony and Cushla Stones.
4 Crump, Barry. Illustrated by Tony Stones. Jacket design by Tony and Cushla Stones. A GOOD KEEN GIRL.
A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, New Zealand, 1970, first edition. 
155 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 589004956 B&w illustrations. Set in New Zealand. "(Kersey Hooper) could handle dogs; he could handle stock; he could handle the Blackrange. But could he handle the good keen girl whom he b rough home as the Mistress of Blackrange Station? Born under Virgo (his fortunate gemstone was the sardonyx) Kersey Hooper married a Capricorn. It should have been OK, because at their first contact the planets Mars, Uranus and Pluto were a l l w i t h in the orbs of a conjunction in the Twelfth House of the Ingress Map, and the Vernal Equinox was happening at the time. It should have been OK. But what actually happened to Kersey and Faith wasn't in the 'Astrological Almanac' - a n d, w ha t i s mo re , farm-management under the rules of the Zodiac wasn't nearly as easy as it looked...." The author's ninth book. Small business label on front pastedown, top corner of free front endpaper has been clipped, small soft crease a t t op cor ne r o f pag es, slight fading to top edge of boards, small bump to top corner of both boards, slight bump to top of spine, tiny bump to bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, light wrinkling along top edge, lig ht rubb ing - m ain ly o n rear pan el, 2" piece of old tape residue on rear panel. Good+/Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
TANGLEWOOD TALES., Hawthorne, Nathaniel.  Introduction by Alastair Kennedy.
5 Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Introduction by Alastair Kennedy. TANGLEWOOD TALES.
London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good D.C. Eyles. 
313 pp , 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, sepiatone plates, including frontispiece, additional small b&w illustrations, decorated title page. Hawthorne's retelling of Greek myths for children. Contents: Introduction; Foreword; The Minotaur; The Pygmies; The Dragon's Teeth; Circe's Palace; The Pomegranate Seeds; The Golden Fleece. Very light browning to pages, light creasing at top corner of most pages, very light browning and foxing to fore-edge and bottom of text block, slight fading to spine colour, very light edge wear - a little more at corners, tiny tear at bottom of spine. Slipcase has some edge wear with some splits at joints - more wear at corners, slight fading to rear panel, bent at top of one side panel, top panel is not level. 
Price: 25.00 USD
THUNDERSHINE:  TALES OF METAKIDS., Skinner, David.  Illustrated by Kevin Skinner.
6 Skinner, David. Illustrated by Kevin Skinner. THUNDERSHINE: TALES OF METAKIDS.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, (New York, 1999), Ist edition. 
115 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illus. "When Jenny draws an untrue map, the world changes to conform. Mae, for some reason, walks wherever she goes, although everyone else 'bops', or teleports, at will. Dexter can spraypaint his thoughts onto walls - which attracts the attention of Meredith, who talks to the planet Pluto. And Nina, who can give any power she wants to her brother, to his friends, and to herself, refuses to save a neighborhood boy from death. These are metakids: kids who are kids...and more besides...Each of these four stories gives its own marvelous and often surprising answer to the question: What is it like, after all, to have a superpower?" Recommended for ages 10-14. Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, very light edge wrinkling, tiny tear at bottom of spine. NF/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by