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Juvenile Fantasy.

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1 Abalos, Rafael GRIMPOW
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2007). 0385733747 / 9780385733748 First edition in English, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in a fine, as new, dust jacket. 
"Ábalos blends the grand-scale storytelling prowess and epic quest element of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings with the cryptographic intrigue of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code."--PW Starred review. Translated from the Spanish by Noel Baca Casten. 
Price: 17.99 USD
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2 Anderson, M.T. THE ASTONING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING: Traitor To The Nation, Volume I; The Pox Party
Cambridge, Massachushetts: Candlewick Press, 2006. 0763624020 / 9780763624026 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In this Revolution-era novel, Octavian, a black youth raised in a Boston household of radical philosophers, is a captive being used by his guardians as part of an experiment to determine the intellectual acuity of Africans. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Bato, Joseph; edited by Katherine Fair Donnelly THE SORCERER
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1976). 067920363X / 9780679203636 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red boards with black spine titles; in a lightly shelfworn and rubbed illustrated dust jacket with a crease to the front flap. 
Young adult novel of magic and sorcery by the renowned European landscape painter and muralist who, later in his career, became assistant art director to Alexander Korda. Cro-Magnon Ao'h's sorcery brings him to power, but eventually causes his downfall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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(New York, New York): Delacorte Press, (2000). 0385327501 / 9780385327503 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Danilo Ducak. 
Does 14-year-old Linn, who secretly follows the Truen faith, possess the gift that can save the mythical lysefolk of Maether? "Splendidly intelligent and imaginative."--Joan Aiken. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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(New York, NY): Dial Books, (2006). 0803731531 / 9780803731530 First edition, first printing. SIGNED, and inscribed by Beddor. Hardcover. Corner tips very lightly bumped, near fine, in a near fine dust jacket with minute crimping to spine ends and corner tips. 
Inscribed "To __" and SIGNED by the author with his personal "Long live Alyss" art chop block to the title page. The first installment in the realistically portrayed Alice in Wonderland series. Alyss escapes her alternate universe to Victorian England. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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(New York, NY): Dial Books, (2007). 0803731558 / 9780803731554 First edition, first printing. SIGNED and inscribed with chop block by the author! Hardcover. Spine ends and lower corner tips lightly crimped, else near fine; in a near fine mildly rubbed dust jacket. 
Alyss Heart has been restored as the rightful Queen of Wonderland, but has her Imperial Viciousness, Redd escaped? Besides fighting to keep Wondertropolis safe, Alyss and her comrades must battle phantom forces from outside the city. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Benchley, Nathaniel DEMO AND THE DOLPHIN
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1981). 0060205091 / 9780060205096 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped, else fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A dolphin takes Demo back through time to ask the oracle at Delphi how he can help his father become a successful fisherman. Illustrations by Stephen Gammell. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Bethancourt, T. Ernesto NIGHTMARE TOWN
New York: Holiday House, (1979). 0823403661 / 9780823403660 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Tiny impression to rear cover, else fine, in olive cloth; in a lightly edgeworn, lightly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Andrew Rhodes. 
Juvenile sf novel about a 16-year-old runaway who is in an auto wreck and, wanders, dazed and disoriented, into the bizarre desert town of Celestial, Arizona, where the inhabitants are cruelly malformed and the town is ruled by a strange religious sect. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Burroughs, Edgar Rice TARZAN AND THE CITY OF GOLD
Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, (1954). First edition thus: Authorized Abridged edition. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in bright, vivid, laminated illustrated boards, with green page-edge tint; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Unusually nice example of this Whitman juvenile, abridged with the approval of the Burroughs estate. Illustrated within in tones of green-and-black and orange-and-black by Tony Sgroi. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Cadnum, Michael STARFALL: Phaeton and the Chariot of the Sun
New York: Orchard Books/An Imprint of Scholastic Inc., (2004). 0439545331 / 9780439545334 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in a fine, new dust jacket. SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
"Cadnum, whose legendary subjects have ranged from Robin Hood to Norse gods, turns his focus to Greek myths in this fictional telling of the story of Phaeton, the teenage son of a mortal mother and sun god Apollo."--PW. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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11 Coville, Bruce, as told to and translated by; with illustrations by Matthew Cogswell THOR'S WEDDING DAY By Thialfi, The Goat Boy
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2005). 0152014551 / 9780152014551 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Matthew Cogswell. 
"Coville takes a Norse poem called the Thrymskvitha and turns it into a delightful prose romp. The story centers on the theft of Mjollnir, the god Thor's magical war hammer, by the giant Thrym."--Todd Morning. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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(New York, New York): Bloomsbury, (2004). 1582348901 / 9781582348902 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The British bookseller's debut novel features Joe Binks and his new young friend Twiggy, a witch-in-training. Joe and Twiggy try to solve a mystery involving 'the greatest magic book in history' and find themselves in a fantastic adventure. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Drake, Emily THE CURSE OF ARKADY: The Magickers #2
New York, NY: Daw Books, Inc./Donald A. Wollheim, Founder, (2002). 0756400740 / 9780756400743 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Paul Youll. 
Jason and his friends had had their education as Magickers interrupted by the Dark Hand's attack on their summer camp. Now they are continuing their studies at home. "The Magickers is America's answer to the Harry Potter series."--BookBrowser. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14 Duane, Diane A WIZARD ALONE
San Diego/New York/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2002). 0152045627 / 9780152045623 Book club edition. Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club, with the jacket code, 55012. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
"Kit and Nita return to join forces against the evil Lone Power, this time over the heart and mind of a young autistic, in Diane Duane's sixth installment of the Young Wizards series."--Jennifer Hubert. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Funke, Cornelia INKDEATH
New York: Chicken House/Scholastic Inc., (2008). 0439866286 / 9780439866286 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling to the outer page edges, near fine and tight; in a fine dust jacket. 
Translated from the German by Anthea Bell. The concluding volume in the trilogy that began with the premise of a bookbinder who reads aloud so beautifully that he can draw a story's characters out of the pages and into his own world. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Gilman, Laura Anne GRAIL QUEST: The Camelot Spell
(New York, N.Y.): HarperCollinsPublishers/A Parachute Press Book, (2006). 0060772794 / 9780060772796 First edition, first printing, Trade paperback original: Advance Reading copy. Trade Paperback. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Gilman, author of the acclaimed Retriever's fantasy series, features a Camelot whose future is in the hands of a fourteen-year old and his adventurous quest to save the knights of the round table, while all the adults sleep an enchanted sleep. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Philadelphia: The Westminister Press, (1961). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Juvenile space-age spoof fantasy. Greenie, Beanie, and Teenie arrive from Planet Veta, and the fun begins. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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London: Faber and Faber, (1974). 0571105335 / 9780571105335 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in olive cloth with gilt spine titles; in a fine, as-new, if faintly age-toned, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Shirley Hughes. 
Humorous fantasy about a small ancient race who avoid humans and who believe that Bluntstone, the building contractor who is unwittingly invading their Domain, is an enchanter and that his bulldozing machines are yellow monsters. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Haptie, Charlotte OTTO AND THE FLYING TWINS
New York: Holiday House, (2002). 082341826X / 9780823418268 First U.S. edition, first printing. The First Book of the Karmidee. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Mordicai Gerstein. 
Series fantasy "set in the City of Trees, an isolated oasis built long ago by the Karmidee, magical beings that range from widges (who use cats to amplify the power of their spells) to dragons and shape-shifters... fresh and invigorating."--Eva Mitnick. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Henderson, J.A. BUNKER 10
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: Harcourt, Inc., (2007). 0152062408 / 9780152062408 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A thriller featuring seven teenagers trapped in an escape-proof military installation after a strange explosion. Recommended for fans of video games, science fiction, and T.V. shows like "24". The Scottish author also seeded a ghost entertainment tour. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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