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1 Coville, Bruce. Illustrated by Katherine Coville. THE WEEPING WEREWOLF. VOLUME 2 OF "MOONGOBBLE AND ME".
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2004, first edition. 
71 pp, 8 1/2" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0689857551 B&w illustrations. "In 'The Dragon of Doom', Moongobble successfully completed his first Mighty Task - collecting the Golden Acorns of Alcoona. So now it's time for him to complete the second one. He must bring back a bottle of the tears of the Weeping Werewolf! But werewolves are scary, dangerous creatures. How can Moongobble, a magician with a good heart but who's not much good at magic, collect the tears without being torn t o shreds? Luckil y Edward, Fireball the dragon, and Urk, Moongobble's faithful toad, are all there to help him. Together, they go in search of the Weeping Werewolf and end up with much more than they bargained for!" Ages 6-10. Fine/Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
2 Grahame, Kenneth. Illustrated by Eric Kincaid. MY LITTLE WIND IN THE WILLOWS TREASURY.
Brimax, Chichester, 2004. 
160 pp, 6 5/16" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1858549450 Charmingly illustrated in colour by Eric Kincaid. "With the aim of reaching a wider range of readers, Kenneth Grahame's text has been abridged. Some of the most difficult words have b een simplified an d the longer sentences split for ease of reading and understanding. Some chapters from the original edition have been omitted." Fine/Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
London HarperCollins 1999 0002256045 / 9780002256049 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Patrick Benson 
245 pp, 8vo (8" H). Colour and b&w illustrations. "The Willows at Christmas is the crowning achievement of William Horwood's masterly cycle of sequels to Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows." Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 65.00 USD
London Boxtree 2004 0752215337 / 9780752215334 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
224 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs and reproductions. "Tony Robinson has set out to investigate life in the underbelly of history. Whether it's swilling out the crotch of a knight's soiled armour after the Battle of Agincourt, risking his neck on a bleak cliff collecting guillemot eggs or, as 'Groom to the Stool', going to places where none of Henry VIII's six wives would venture - Tony endures it all to get to the bottom (quite literally) of the story. Covering the Roman invasion to the reign of Queen Victoria, Tony uncovers how - behind all the great men and women who have made the headlines - there has been an unseen army undertaking hard, dangerous and unpleasant work. The very names 'Powder Monkey', 'Seeker of the Dead' and 'Spit Boy' underline the fact that the past is a different and fairly disgusting country. The Gunpowder Plot draws Tony to the role of the 'Saltpetre Man' who collected human waste for its nitrate content to turn into gunpowder. In the same vein, he looks at some of the worst jobs behind the building of the great medieval cathedrals and at the dire conditions on Nelson's 'Victory' where the most common form of retirement was being sewn into your hammock with a couple of cannon balls and dropped over the side. Then there's the impact of the Industrial Revolution, a source of wealth and power for the few, but a cornucopia of lousy jobs for the many." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light waviness to fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling and minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE., Sage, Dean.  Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr.  Introduction by Arnold Gingrich.  Notice by DeWitt Sage.
5 Sage, Dean. Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr. Introduction by Arnold Gingrich. Notice by DeWitt Sage. THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE.
Goshen, Connecticut Angler's and Shooter's Press 1973 Limited Edition. Full-Leather Very Good+ Charles DeFeo and Ogden M. Pleissner. 
(xxxvi), (xvi), 304 pp, 12 3/4" H. No. 115 of 250 copies, initialled on limitation page by both editors. Full dark blue leather with bevelled edges, five raised bands and gilt lettering/decoration on spine, gilt banding and illustration of bird of prey with salmon on front board. Top edge gilt, integral ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. A facsimile of the 1888 edition, reproducing the original b&w illustrations, fold-out map, decorative headpieces and initial capitals, etc., with the addition of a tissue-covered colour frontispiece by Charles DeFeo - "Dean Sage's Favorite Flies" (signed) and a colour plate by Ogden M. Pleissner (signed). Chapter headings: The River; Canoes and Indians; Camp Harmony; The Salmon; Tackle and How to Use It; The Salmon of the Matapedia Bridge; Hours for Angling; The Waugan et Infra; The Season of 1885; The Adventures of 1886; Angling Literature. Includes an Introduction by Arnold Gingrich, "A Notice of Dean Sage" by DeWitt L. Sage and a Bibliography. The verso of the free front endpaper shows some separation at the hinge (not visible from the front) - probably due to the thickness of the paper. Very minor wear at top/bottom corner of rear board and at bottom of rear hinge, very minor wear on bottom edge of both boards, small light scuff (approx. 3/4") to gilt on top of text block. A very handsome production. Additional pictures available on request. Very Good+ to Near Fine 
Price: 1250.00 USD
FLYPAST.  NO. 24.  JULY 1983.  (FLY PAST.), Twite, Mike, ed.  (Grp. Capt Peter Heath; Jeff Ethell, Ken Ellis, Roger Darlington, Peter Moran, Mark Davis, Gregory Alegi, Mike Twite, R Wallace Clark, Salvador Mafe Huertas.)
6 Twite, Mike, ed. (Grp. Capt Peter Heath; Jeff Ethell, Ken Ellis, Roger Darlington, Peter Moran, Mark Davis, Gregory Alegi, Mike Twite, R Wallace Clark, Salvador Mafe Huertas.) FLYPAST. NO. 24. JULY 1983. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1983. 
60 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 4 pages color. Contents: Siskin Memories (Armstrong Whitworth Siskin); Mr Toad's Wild Ride (US air shows - rides in T-28 Trojan and the SNJ-2s of the Skytypers); Preservation Project (man powered aircraft in general and Dragonfly II in particular); Bookshelf; Rare Kind (Czech ace Karrel Kuttelwascher); Preservation News; Air Show '83; Aviation Archaeology; Come Fly with U s ( A i r A t l antique's DC-3 Papa Oscar); Saving a Bolingbroke (Fairchild-built Bristol Bolingbroke); Italian Spitfire Saga (Mk.IX Spitfire); Southend Surprises (auction); Air Weapons of the RAF (Browning machine gun); Planes in Spain (Spanish-b ui l t He in ke l H E- II I). Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear to covers; light wear on spine; very light rubbing and tiny light stain on rear cover, light bro wn in g t o e dge s of tex tbl ock. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
Sandwich, Massachusetts The Thornton W. Burgess Society 2000 962117110 Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
187 pp, 9 1/4" H. Numerous b&w illustrations plus 4 color plates. "Wayne W. Wright, the compiler of the descriptive bibliography of Burgess's books, originally published in 1979, has revised and enlarged the work. This new edition has even more illustrations, including color pictures of book covers. It includes physical descriptions of each American edition of Burgess's books, a chronology of his publications, a collection of different artists' conceptions of the most famous Burgess character, Peter Rabbit, and a checklist of sources on Burgess and his works. The updated edition contains descriptions of new volumes published since 1979, more information on the many picture books, and listings of more foreign editions and anthologies containing Burgess stories." Dust jacket has very minor edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD

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