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Some cool new antiquarian books in the store (and on our ABE page!)

I’d love it if these found a good home. Two of them are in rough condition as to their spines, but they’re so cool and beautiful anyway. Please comment here or send email to starcatbooks@starcatbooks.com if you are interested in … Continue reading

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EMMA by Jane Austen, vol. 2 of 2

FOR SALE: Emma, by Jane Austen, vol. 2, published 1893. Vol. 2 of 2, belonging to a 10-volume set published by J.M. Dent of all of Jane Austen’s works (starts with chapter 28). Illustrated throughout by C.L. & H.M. Brock … Continue reading

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THE CARROT SEED by Ruth Krauss, illustrated by Crockett Johnson

FOR SALE: A first edition of a real children’s classic: the 1966  Scholastic paperback, The Carrot Seed, by Ruth Krauss and illustrated by Crockett Johnson (Harold and the Purple Crayon). This is in remarkable condition with no tears or soiling … Continue reading

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Another Beautifully Illustrated Book to Tempt You…

ETA: SOLD !! ================= I just got in a beautifully illustrated edition of the Arabian Nights: Grosset & Dunlap Illustrated Junior Library, 1946. Illustrations by Earle Goodenow. Above are some samples of what this looks like. I adore this volume! As … Continue reading

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More new antiquarian books catalogued

I have two antiquarian books that may appeal to some of our readers. First we have a rare volume of THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON by J.M. Barrie: THE ADMIRABLE CHRICHTON Barrie, J.M. Condition: Very Good hardcover, Charles Scribner’s & Sons, 1920 … Continue reading

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New catalogued books: weird, blast-from-the-past, gorgeous, great gifts

I’ve catalogued some books today at the store that may be of interest to some of you. For those of you reading this, please link to this post! I ship worldwide — all of these are also listed on ABE … Continue reading

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