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Oxford/New York/Toronto/Melbourne: Oxford University Press, (1987). 0192545167 / 9780192545169 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in brown, pebbled boards with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The Oxford Illustrated Dickens series contains the original first edition illustrations. Included here are the main theories for solving Dickens' mystery. Introduction by S.C. Roberts. 278 pages; 14 illustrations by Luke Fildes and Charles Collins. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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222 Dickens, Charles; (McCallum, David) OUR MUTUAL FRIEND
London: Macdonald, (1957). First edition thus: with the original illlustrations by Marcus Stone and an introduction by J.B. Priestley. Hardcover. Narrow bands of offsetting to endsheets, else about near fine; in the original printed plastic dust jacket that has yellowed with age, and shows a large chip and tear to front panel, nick to spine heel. 
A Macdonald Illustrated Classic. This copy distinguished by the endsheet signature of actor (and as "Illya Kuryakin" one-time teen heartthrob) David McCallum with his addendum, "B.B.C. Television. Christmas. 1958." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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223 Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Louis Slobodkin THE MAGIC FISHBONE
(New York, N.Y.): The Vanguard Press, (1953). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A whisper of wear to the shelf edges, else fine, in pictorial boards; in near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some age-darkening, mild edgewear, and a few tiny nicks to interior of rear panel at spine fold. 
"What could be a happier introduction to any author than a tale so enchanting as THE MAGIC FISHBONE?"--Annis Duff. Dickens' offbeat fairy tale, here with the stylish and witty illustrations of Slobodkin, in pastel-hued colors and in black-and-white. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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224 Dickey, James, author; Angel, Marie, illustrator TUCKY THE HUNTER
New York: Crown Jewel/Crown Publishers, Inc., (1978). 0517532581 / 9780517532584 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in forest-green linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Oblong 8vo. 
Marvelous modern-illuminated letter-heads that each incorporate an animal as well as splendidly depicted watercolor animal illustrations in their natural habitats, enhance the charm of a children's narrative poem by the National Book award-winning author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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225 Dickinson, Peter; Foreman, Michael, illustrator CITY OF GOLD And Other Stories from the Old Testament
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980. 0575028831 / 9780575028838 First edition. Illustrated with color plates and b&w chapter heads by Foreman, who has SIGNED the title-page. Hardcover. Some (damp?) riffling to preliminary pages and end matter, else near fine: attractively re-bound in quarter leather, spine hubbed, lettered and ruled in gilt, over peacock-feather patterned cloth; housed in custom paper-over-boards slipcase, lightly worn. 
One of the most literate, versatile, and inventive of contemporary novelists--whose work blurs genres and obliterates age divisions--here retells Old Testament tales for readers young and old; a Carnegie Medal winner. Printed on coated stock. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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226 Dickinson, Peter; illustrated by Emma Chichester-Clark TIME AND THE CLOCK MICE, ETCETERA
(New York, N.Y.): Delacorte Press, (1993). 0385320388 / 9780385320382 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in laminated pictorial binding; in a fine, as-new illustrated dust jacket. 
Old man repairing fantastic town hall clock discovers it is inhabited by telepathic mice. "Of all my books this and Chuck and Danielle were the purest fun to write, irresponsible larky time-off from serious work."--Peter Dickinson. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1938). First edition. Bound in color-illustrated boards with black cloth shelfback; full-color doublespread illustrated endsheets; illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover. Very light wear to the extremities, else a nearly fine, fresh copy in brightly illustrated boards; in dust jacket that shows some nicking, rubbing, mild soiling, edge tear with significant creasing to upper rear panel. Albeit, a sweet copy! 
The bunnies, deer, squirrels and raccoons take center stage in this picture-book tie-in for Disney's history-making animated feature. The artwork is sensational, the drawings filled with life and character, the colors, rich and soft and dimensional. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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228 Dobson, H.J., painted by; described by Wm. Sanderson SCOTTISH LIFE AND CHARACTER
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1906. Reprinted with slight alterations, November, 1906. Lightly worn at the extremities, else about near fine; rebound in three-quarter brown moroccan leather over tan linen, with gilt rules, gilt spine lettering, raised bands, gilt top edge, marbled endsheets; internally bright and clean! 
With twenty paintings by the Scottish artist, reproduced in full color on tissue-guarded, coated-stock inserted plates. The tissues bear the paintings' titles. 159 pages. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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229 Doyle, A. Conan; illustrated by N.C. Wyeth THE WHITE COMPANY
New York: Books of Wonder/William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1988). 0688078176 / 9780688078171 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered russett cloth, red top-edge tint, doublespread pictorial endsheets; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Nicely produced re-issue of the Wyeth edition of Doyle's historical adventure set in the Middle Ages. Thirteen full-color illustrations on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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(Seacaucus, New Jersey): Castle, (1981). 0890090572 / 9780890090572 Omnibus edition. Introduction by Robert O. Patterson; "A Day with Dr. Conan Doyle" by Harry How. Hardcover. Fine, in red boards with black spine lettering; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. All 236 original illustrations by Sidney Paget, and a few photo-illustrations. 
Facsimile reproduction of non-Sherlock suspense tales from the Strand. Includes the ROUND THE FIRE series, the novel RODNEY STONE, article about Doyle's experiences in the Arctic as a ship's surgeon, more. 490 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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231 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan; illustrated by Dean Morrissey THE SPECKLED BAND
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312572832 / 9780312572839 First edition thus: Night Lights Glow in the Dark Books. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Clever illustrated edition of the classic Sherlock Holmes yarn...each of the illustrations contains a glowing element that only comes out in the dark! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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232 du Bois, William Pene THE ALLIGATOR CASE: Story and Pictures
New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1965). 0060217464 / 9780060217464 First edition. Hardcover. Small square of offsetting to the front endpaper, from an old sales receipt, very slightly musty, else a fine copy in pictorial cloth; in a bright and crisp illustrated dust jacket priced $3.50. Small quarto. [64] pages. 
With droll humor and brilliant illustrations, William Pene du Bois creates a charming picture book about a young detective wannabe who solves one of the strangest crimes. Author of the classic, Newbery Award-winning THE TWENTY-ONE BALLOONS (1947). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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233 Du Maurier, George PETER IBBETSON: With an Introduction by His Cousin Lady ***** ("Madge Plunket")
London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1896. First edition thus. Rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, with the original and exquisite gilt-illustrated cover and spine bound in at the rear. Hardcover. Spine faded, a whisper of wear to the extremities, else a near fine copy splendidly rebound in gilt-ruled and lettered indigo leather, with hubbed and tooled spine, gilt-lettered leather title labels to spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 
With eighty-five b&w illustrations by Du Maurier, author of TRILBY and a caricaturist for PUNCH magazine. The book has been filmed twice, in 1921 as FOREVER with Wallace Reid in the title role, and in 1935 with Gary Cooper as Peter. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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234 Dumas, Alexandre; illustrated by Peter Farmer WHEN PIERROT WAS YOUNG
London: Oxford University Press, 1975. 0192713736 / 9780192713735 First edition thus. Hardcover. Lightly worn at the edges, else fine, in decorative boards; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated in black-and-white and color by the artist and stage designer, Peter Farmer. 
Dumas's fairy tale of the iconic clown's young life at the court of Bohemia, where he falls in love with a beautiful princess, falls victim to the machinations of an evil courtier, and is saved by his own resourcefulness and the magic of a water fairy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Philadelphia: Owlswick Press, 1976. 0913896063 / 9780913896068 First edition thus. Dated and SIGNED by Tim Kirk, the illustrator. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-stamped red cloth; in a very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edge wear. 
Collection of tales originally published in 1919 and reprinted here for the first time in 50 years. With introduction by H.P. Lovecraft and illustrations (including color frontispiece) by Tim Kirk. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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236 Dunsany, Lord THE SWORD OF WELLERAN and Other Tales of Enchantment
New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1954. B0007E24FI First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine: bookplate to pastedown, minor crimp to spine crown, tiny chip to rear pastedown, penned note to title-page; in a near fine, lightly worn, price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with minor nicking to spine head, spot of pale stain to front panel. 
Sixteen stories selected by Dunsany and his wife from various earlier volumes, including THE SWORD OF WELLERAN, A DREAMER'S TALES, FIFTY-ONE TALES, THE BOOK OF WONDER, TALES OF WONDER, et alia. Line drawings by Robert Barrell. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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237 Eddison, E.R. THE WORM OUROBOROS: A Romance
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1926. B0006AJWN0 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in gilt-stamped black cloth, colorfully illustrated endpapers; lacking the dust jacket. Illustrated by Keith Henderson. 
Eddison's majestic fantasy, set on the planet Mercury, tells of the wars between two great kingdoms. "Mr Eddison is a vast man. He needed a whole cosmos to play in, and created one...he has added a masterpiece to English literature."--James Stephens. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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238 Eddison, E.R.; Introduction by Orville Prescott THE WORM OUROBOROS: A Romance
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., (1956). B0006AJWN0 First edition thus. Dated inscription, SIGNED by the author's daughter to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Tip of one corner lightly bumped, else fine in gilt-decorated brown cloth; in a near fine, mildly shelfworn dust jacket with a tear and associated crease to the lower front panel. Illustrated by Keith Henderson. 
Eddison's majestic fantasy, set on the planet Mercury, tells of the wars between two great kingdoms. "Mr Eddison is a vast man. He needed a whole cosmos to play in, and created one...he has added a masterpiece to English literature."--James Stephens. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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239 Eliot, George ADAM BEDE
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, Publishers, [no date]. Deluxe vintage edition: one of Crowell's ''Color Books.'' Hardcover. Two tiny patches of pale stain to fore edge, else near fine; in dark red cloth stamped in gilt; in pictorial dust jacket with a 3/4'' chip to front panel, age-darkening (especially to spine panel), soiling and a few very short closed edge tears. 
In Crowell's attractive series featuring "an especially choice line of the world's classics, well printed and bound, and embellished with plates in full color." Here the twelve appealing illustrations reproduced in plates are by Gordon Browne. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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240 Embry, Margaret PEG-LEG WILLY
New York: Holiday House, (1966). B0007DZZYG First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in yellow-tan pictorial cloth; in a near fine, mildly edgeworn, illustrated dust jacket. Pictures by Ann Grifalconi. 
The scrawny little turkey had been badly injured by coyotes, but the four Apodoca children nursed him back to health, made him a wooden leg, and named him Willy. "Spanish words and the russet-colored pictures add to the fun."--LJ. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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