Friday, July 20, 2012

Book Sale!

Book Sale!

I am clearing out bookshelves and finding some duplicates of great books as well as materials that we are done with (curriculum for sale will be in a future post). Please e-mail me with your list of books you'd like at jstanish at heart of iowa dot net (no spaces, add punctuation).  I accept Paypal payments for books.

I will ship via Media Mail. I will give you an estimate for shipping cost and will refund the difference if I am over.  Orders over $30 include FREE shipping. Let me know if you would like to include insurance in your total. If you have not paid within 3 days of my confirmation of total, I will sell it to the next person who has expressed interest. 

UPDATE: I will cross out books as they sell. 

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (ed. by Yale University) $4 [351 pages, softcover, some cover soiling, very tight binding and clean pages]
  • Abraham Lincoln by James Daugherty $2 [247 pages, softcover, creases on front and back covers]

Children's Fiction
  • The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton $3 [ex-library hardcover]
  • Hansel and Gretel  $3  [hardcover, illustrated by Caldecott Award winners Berta & Elmer Hader]
  • How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman $2 [softcover, used for Five in a Row]

  •  King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry  $1 [softcover, crease on front cover along spine, name inside front cover]
  • King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry $2 [softcover, very good condition]
  • San Domingo: The Medicine Hat Stallion by Marguerite Henry  $2 [softcover]
  • Born to Trot by Marguerite Henry $3[oversized paperback; fabric like softcover]
  • Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marguerite Henry  $5  [mylar covered ex-library, some wear on cover boards

  •  First Delights: A book about the Five Senses by Tasha Tudor $4  [hardback, ex-church library markings]  Read my book review here.
  • The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes (illustrated by Louis Slobodkin) $3 [reinforced softcover, color and black & white illustrations, very good condition]
  • The Queen Always Wanted to Dance by Mercer Mayer $2 [mylar-covered hardback, ex-library, some wear on cover boards]
  • The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson $3 [softcover]
  •  Aesop's Fables retold by Ann McGovern $2 [80 page softcover]
  • Silver Pencil by Alice Dalgliesh $2 [softcover with crease on spine]
  • Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett $3 [softcover with small crease on front edge, tight binding]

  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert O'Brien $4 [mylar-covered hardback with dustjacket, ex-library markings, tight library binding]
  • The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen by Lloyd Alexander $.50 [softcover with two corners missing on front cover and a smaller piece torn on front cover edge, ok reading copy]
  • A Friend is Someone Who Likes You by Joan Walsh Anglund $1 [small hardback]
  • Love is a Special Way of Feeling by Joan Walsh Anglund $1 [small hardback w/ dust jacket]
  •  Raggedy Ann Stories by Johnny Gruelle $6 [reprint hardback, very good condition, inscription inside front cover]

  • Two Are Better Than One by Carol Ryrie Brink (author of Caddie Woodlawn) $1 [softcover with some soiling on cover, tight binding]
  • Smoky: The Cowhorse by Will James (Newbery Award Winner) $1 [softcover with name inside book, some soiling on page edges, tight binding]
  • Vicki Finds the Answer by Helen Wells (Vicki Barr Flight Stewardess Series), $4 [hardback with dustjacket and partial mylar cover, tight binding, price written inside front cover]

Marguerite de Angeli
  • Skippack School  $5  [ex-library hardback]
  • The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli $4 [like new softcover]
  • Marguerite de Angeli's Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes  $4 [this is a reading copy or a cutting copy--many full page/full color illustrations worthy of framing (one example below), hardback with considerable wear along cover boards; mildew stain on back cover--no smell, used alcohol to wipe down the fabric cover, some soiling throughout] A treasure even in this condition!

Clyde Robert Bulla
  • John Billington: Friend of Squanto $3 [library bound hardcover, some wear on top and bottom of spine, library markings, some soiling on pages, tight binding]
  • Viking Adventure $4 [hardcover, name written on inside cover, some discoloration on bottom of pages from age]

Ingri and Edgar Paren D'Aulaire
  • Abraham Lincoln  $6 [oversized ex-library hardback; some pages with small tears, tight binding]

Lois Lenski
  • Corn Farm Boy by Lois Lenski $8 [hard to find hardcover; spine and corners reinforced with library tape, wear to cover boards on top and bottom of spine, tight library binding, ex-library markings]
  • Lois Lenski's Christmas Stories  $8 [mylar covered hardback with dustjacket, ex-library markings]

Robert McCloskey
  • Burt Dow Deep Water Man  $5 [mylar covered hardcover with dust jacket, ex-library markings, oversized]
  • Lentil  $3 [oversized ex-library hardcover, pen marks on title page, one ripped page taped, tight binding]
  • Time of Wonder  $4 [oversized ex-library hardcover, some wear on end covers, tight binding]

Maurice Sendak
  • Dear Mili story by Wilhelm Grimm $3 [mylar covered hardback with dust jacket, ex-library]
  • Outside Over There $2 [hardcover, ex-library, spine webbing showing at title page]
  • The Bee-Man of Orn story by Frank Stockton $3 [hardcover with dust jacket]
  • One Was Johnny: A counting book $1 [small hardback, mylar covered, ex-library, stray pen marks on two pages]
  • The Sign on Rosie's Door $3 [mylar covered, hardback with ex-library markings, very good condition]

Children's Non-fiction
  • Do Stars Have Points  $2 [Q&A about stars and planets, softcover]
  • Flash, Crash, Rumble and Roll  $2 [Let's-Read-and-Find-Out about thunderstorms, Stage 2, softcover]
  • The Moon Seems to Change  $2  [Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, Stage 2)
  • Manatee Winter   $3  [Smithsonian Institute, hardcover, 32 p.]
  • Ship by David Macaulay  $8 [oversized hardcover with dustjacket, 96 p. another amazing treasure you don't want to miss!]
  • Underground by David Macaulay $8 [mylar covered hardback with dust jacket, ex-library marked "discard"]
Childhood of Famous Americans
  • Oliver Hazard Perry: Boy of the Sea by Laura Long $3 [orange hardcover, illustrations are blck and white with blue-not the silhouette style of older editions]
  • Stephen Foster: Boy Minstrel by Helen Boyd Higgins $3 [generic rebind with patterned cover, hardcover, tight binding]
  • Mozart: Music Magician  by Claire Huchet Bishop $3 [ex-library mylar covered hardback with dustjacket, some interior soiling on pages, some edge wear on spine and corners]
  • Haydn by Reba Paeff Mirsky $5 [library bound hardcover, ex-library markings]

  • Stephen Foster [see Childhood of Famous Americans list above]
Landmark Books
  • Dolly Madison by Jane Mayer $5 [hardcover with taped dust jacket]
  • Dolly Madison by Jane Mayer $4 [hardcover without dust jacket, some wear along cover edges]
  • The Barbary Pirates by C.S. Forester (author of Hornblower series) $5 [hardcover with dust jacket, some of cover image torn off from sticker removal--to the right and slightly below the title in photo]
  • Daniel Boone: The Opening of the Wilderness by John Mason Brown $4 [hardcover without dust jacket, tight binding]
  • Commodor Perry and the Opening of Japan by Ferdinand Kuhn $4 [rebound hardcover with ex-library marking; not the traditional cover but rather a very durable library version]
  • Thomas Jefferson: Father of Democracy by Vincent Sheean $4 [hardcover, interior illustrations are black & white with green added]

There are more Landmarks to follow in another post. Stay tuned!  You can see additional books for sale here.

Happy shopping,

1 comment:

Unknown said...


I would love Aesop's Fables. Please let me know when/how to pick up. Thanks!


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