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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, Rowling, J. K.
21 HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 2005, 0439784549 / 9780439784542

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First American Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Despite the enormous first print run, this title already appears in Third Printings. This copy is a First Printing without the usual remainder marks. Unusual to find copies in fine condition without previous owner's marks. A wonder ful collector's copy. Award History: 2006 Locus Poll Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Book (lost to Pay the Piper: A Rock 'n' Roll Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen and Alan Stemple).

004261

Price: 25.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
22 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This copy is practically pristine. The books in the much beloved Harry Potter series often show the handling that comes from being "loved" too much by the reader. Except for almost invisible bumping at the top edge of the spine panel, this copy is almost "As New" condition, showing no handling-related marks or wear. Collector's note that all points are present (many sellers represent they have a 1st Printing without describing the points which indicate a true 1st printing). Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9/9 0/0 " with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller barcode line on the rear jacket panel is also present. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and red endpapers. This copy shows no wear to the page block or jacket. Now iconic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004350

Price: 200.00 USD
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
23 HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
Rowling, J. K.
Scholastic Press, 1999, 0439136350 / 9780439136358

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. GrandPre, Mary
Hardcover first edition, first printing and First US Edition. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. The third Harry Potter novel. Very faint scratch on the lower right corner of front jacket panel with very light bumping (caused by shelving) on top and bottom edges of the spine panel, else a fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square with the page bright and unmarked. Collector's note that all first printing points are present (some online sellers represent they have a first printing without describing the points which indicate a true first printing): Full number sequence "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" and " 9/9 0/0 1 2 3 4" on the same line with the notations "Printed in the U.S.A. 37" and "First American Edition, October 1999" each stated on copyright page. The $19.95 price is intact on the front jacket flap with the code 51995 above smaller bar code line on the rear jacket panel. Dark green boards with embossed diamond quilt pattern, purple cloth on spine and orange end papers. The number "3" is present on the spine (this is the first book where the volume number in the series was added - the first printings for the two prior Harry Potter books did not have any volume numbers on their spines.) The book is straight and spine is square without the usual lean from heavy handling. The jacket is complete without tears, price clipping or the ubiquitous dedications and other previous owner's marks. A extremely well-preserved copy which are becoming more rare as time passes. Now iconic jacket illustration by Mary GrandPre with 23 interior illustrations. Award History: 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel.

004790

Price: 150.00 USD
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NIGHTMARE HOUR: TIME FOR TERROR, Stine, R. L.
24 NIGHTMARE HOUR: TIME FOR TERROR
Stine, R. L.
HarperCollins Publishers, 1999, 0060286881 / 9780060286880

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. O'Leary-Soudant, Shasti
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Tips lightly bumped, else fine copy in fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. Stine's first collection with ten original scary stories for children. Each story is illustrated by a different artist. The contributing artists include: Cliff Nielsen, Edward Koren, Bernie Wrightson, Gary Kelley, Clay Patrick McBride, Mark Summers, Vince Natale, John Collier, Bleu Turrell and John Jude Palencar.

003685

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SUPERSTITIOUS, Stine, R. L.
25 SUPERSTITIOUS
Stine, R. L.
Warner Books, 1995, 0446519537 / 9780446519533

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Greco, Tony
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket.

002962

Price: 10.00 USD
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SHADOWMANCER: SPECIAL EDITION, Taylor, G. P.
26 SHADOWMANCER: SPECIAL EDITION
Taylor, G. P.
Faber and Faber, 2003, 0571221998 / 9780571221998

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first edition and first printing. First hardcover edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First Printing of this Special Editon published in October 2003 with a special forward and a previously unpublished final chapter by the author. Originally published in paperback in 2002 by Mount Publishing, Shadowmancer was later published (again in paperback) in the UK in June 2003 by Faber and Faber, but without the final chapter revealing what really happened to Raphah, Thomas and Jacob Crane when they sailed away onboard the Magenta. In October 2003, Faber and Faber published this Special Edition and first hardcover restoring Chapter 26, the final chapter. The first US hardcover edition was published in 2004.

003342

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WORMWOOD: SPECIAL EDITION, Taylor, G. P.
27 WORMWOOD: SPECIAL EDITION
Taylor, G. P.
Faber and Faber, 2004, 0571223915 / 9780571223916

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Putnam on September 9, 2004.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. This special UK edition includes a Foreward by Taylor, a map of 18th century London and black & white copies of woodcuts from London's 18th century society.

003224

Price: 20.00 USD
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STRANGERS [THE]: THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE VOLUME FOUR (SIGNED), West, Jacqueline
28 STRANGERS [THE]: THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE VOLUME FOUR (SIGNED)
West, Jacqueline
Dial Books, 2013, 0803736908 / 9780803736900

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Bernatene, Poly
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Number "1" present in complete number line on copyright page. Signed and inscribed "To Whitney / Never talk to strangers" by West on the title page. Specially printed Elsewhere bookmark, in full color and laminated showing the four books in the series, is also enclosed. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four in juvenile mystery-fantasy series which has garnered starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly, School Library Journal and the New York Times. It's a series that's "creative, exciting, hilarious, spooky, mysterious, adventurous, and heaps of fun" - KidsReads, July 1, 2010.

004798

Price: 35.00 USD
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THIRTEENTH CHILD [THE], Wrede, Patricia C.
29 THIRTEENTH CHILD [THE]
Wrede, Patricia C.
Scholastic Press, 2009, 054503342X / 9780545033428

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket.

004285

Price: 15.00 USD
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QUEEN'S OWN FOOL: A NOVEL OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (SIGNED), Yolen, Jane and Robert J. Harris
30 QUEEN'S OWN FOOL: A NOVEL OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (SIGNED)
Yolen, Jane and Robert J. Harris
Philomel, 2000, 0399233806 / 9780399233807

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Von Buhler, Cynthia
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Signed by co-author Jane Yolen and dated "2015" on the title page. Historical fiction novel for Young Adults. Faint scuffing and handling-related wear along page block edges with page dents on the fore edge, also handling related, else near fine copy in fine jacket. A straight, square copy. Historical fiction told from the perspective of 12 year old girl troubadour named Nicola, the court fool for Mary, Queen of Scots during the turbulent political and religious upheavals in 16th century France and Scotland.
Signed by Author(s)
003645

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ARTEMIS FOWL: THE ETERNITY CODE, Colfer, Eoin
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
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CONQUERING KILMARNIE, Cave, Hugh B.
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, Rowling, J. K.
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