Fiction Living Books for Sale

fiction living books for sale

 Fiction Living Books for Sale

These fiction living books for sale put children, as well as adults, directly in touch with the mind of the author that has a passion for a well-told story. The reader’s hearts and minds are kindled with living ideas that spark deep thought, imagination, and creativity.

Updated: July 18, 2017  1:00 pm MT

Alcott, Louisa May



Little Women, 1880, newer printing, HB, VG, $6





Little Men, Illustrated Junior Library, 1947, HB, G, $6





Little Men, Illustrated Junior Library, 1947, 1987, HB, G, $6



Alexander, Lloyd



The Book of Three, The Chronicles of Prydain, Book 1, 1964, 2006, PB, G-, $2





The Castle of Llyr, The Chronicles of Prydain, Book 3, 1966, 1999, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7



Appleton, Victor II



Tom Swift and His Giant Robot, 1954, HB, G, DJ, $6






Tom Swift and Outpost in Space, 1955, HB, G, $5






Tom Swift and the Cosmic Astronauts, 1960, HB, G, $5




Atwater, Richard and Florence


Mr. Popper’s Penguins, 1938, fiftieth printing, HB, VG, $6






The Secret School, 2003, PB, VG, $3




Barrie, J.M.


Peter Pan, 1957, Dandelion Library, also includes: Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, 1955, abridged simpler versions, G, corner bumps & wear, $4



Blaine, John



The Phantom Shark, Rick Brant Electronic Adventure, 1949, HB, G-, cover bump & wear, text & binding nice, $6





The Scarlet Lake Mystery, Rick Brant Science-Adventure1958, HB, not xlib but has “discard” stamp on endsheet, G, $6





Sea Gold, Rick Brant Electronic Adventure, 1947, HB, G-, corners frayed $6






The Whispering Box Mystery, Rick Brant Electronic Adventure1948, HB, G, $6




Boston, L.M.



An Enemy at Green Knowe, 1964, xlib HB, G, $5




Burgess, Thornton W.


Old Mother West Wind, 1910, HB, G, $6



Burnett, Frances Hodgson


Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1886, 1994, PB, G, $3



Burnford, Sheila



The Incredible Journey: A tale of three animals, 1960, 1996, HB, G, DJ, $5




Carroll, Lewis



Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, 1866, 1992, HB, like new, DJ, $8






Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, 1872, 1993, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $6




2nd copy:  Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, 1946, 2001, HB, VG, $6





The Annotated Alice, 1960, HB, G-, back end sheet missing, binding loose, $4




Coatsworth, Elizabeth


Away Goes Sally, 1934, 1967, xlib Library Binding,G, mylar covered DJ, $8



Cooper, Susan


The Grey King, The Dark is Rising sequence #4, 1975, xlib HB, VG, a little dirty on the text edge, mylar covered DJ, $6



Dahl, Roald



Charlie and the Chocolate Factory & Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, 2003, HB, VG, DJ, $8



de Saint-Exupery, Antoine


The Little Prince, 1943, 1982, HB, VVG, inscription on FFEP, DJ, $6





2nd copy: The Little Prince, 1943, 2000, PB, VG, nice thick pages, $4



Dixon, Franklin W.



The House on the Cliff, The Hardy Boys #2, 1959, HB, G, $4






The Secret of the Old Mill, The Hardy Boys #3, 1927, HB, G, $4



Drury, Roger W.



The Finches’ Fabulous Furnace, 1971, xlib HB, G, frayed bottom edge of cover, $4



duBois, William Pene



The Twenty-One Balloons, 1947, 1986, PB, G, cover creases, $3



Dumas, Alexandre


The Count of Monte Cristo, Abridged for modern readers, 1943, HB, VG, $6





The Three Musketeers, Illustrated Junior Library, 1950, 1998, HB, VG, mylar cover, $7



Eager, Edward



Knight’s Castle, 1956, 1999, PB, G+, $3




magic or not


Magic or Not?, 1959, 2001, PB, G, $3






The Well-Wishers, 1960, 1999, PB, VG, $4




Fleming, Ian



Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, 1964, HB, G, $6




Fox, John Jr.

little shepherd of kingdom come


The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, 1903, HB, G, DJ, chips & tears, $5



Gannett, Ruth Stiles



My Father’s Dragon, 1948, 1987, PB, G+, $3




2nd copy: My Father’s Dragon, 1948, 1986, HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $6



George, Jean Craighead



Julie of the Wolves, 1972, xlib HB, G, frayed bottom edge of cover, mylar covered DJ, $4



Gipson, Fred



Old Yeller, 1956, 1989, PB, VG, $2



Goudge, Elizabeth



Green Dolphin Street, 1944, HB, G, pages tanning but not brittle, DJ section on spine missing, $7




Pilgrim’s Inn, 1948, HB, VG, DJ with tears, chips & wrinkles, $7





2nd copy: Pilgrim’s Inn, 1948, HB, G+, $6




Gruelle, Johnny



The Original Adventures of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy, 1918, 1920, 1992, HB, G, $6





Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land, 1931, 2002, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7






Raggedy Ann Stories, 1918, 1961, HB, G-, scribbles on end pages, title pages & 2 text pages, binding tight, $4



Henry, Marguerite



Brighty of the Grand Canyon, 1953, 1980, xlib HB, G, $7




misty of chincoteague


Misty of Chincoteague, 1947, 1973, thick PB, VG, $4





2nd copy: Misty of Chincoteague, 1947, HB, VG, $6






Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague, 1991, PB, VG, $3






Stormy, Misty’s Foal, 1963, PB, VG, $3




James, Will


Smoky the Cow Horse, HB, 1926, 1929, HB, G-, spine cracking at end pages, $7





2nd copy: Smoky the Cow Horse, xlib HB, 1926, 1954, HB, G, $8



Karon, Jan



A Common Life, 2001, HB, VG, $5




Keene, Carolyn



The Mystery at Lilac Inn, Nancy Drew Mystery #4, 1930, HB, VG, DJ, $5






The Secret of Red Gate Farm, Nancy Drew Mystery #6, 1931, 1995, HB, VG, $4




Kipling, Rudyard



Captains Courageous, 1896, 2006, PB, VG, $2






The Jungle Books: Vol 2, 1895, 1948, HB, VG, mylar covered DJ has chips, $6




Kjelgaard, Jim



Big Red, ill. by Bob Kuhn, 1945, HB, G, $5






(SALE PENDING)  Big Red, ill. by Shannon Stirnweis, 1945, 1966, HB, VG, DJ, $6




Knight, Eric



Lassie Come-Home, 1940, HB, G, $5




Kroll, Francis Lynde



Young Sand Hills Cowboy, Young Heroes Library, 1953, HB, G-, cover wear, inside nice, $5



Lewis, C.S.

magicians nephew


The Magician’s Nephew, Deluxe Edition, 1955, 1998, HB, VG, gift inscription, DJ, $7




Prince Caspian, special read-aloud edition, 1951, 1994,  HB, VG, $7






The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 1952, 1995, PB, VVG, $4




Lofting, Hugh



The Story of Doctor Dolittle, 1920, 1948, xlib Library Rebound, G, $7




London, Jack



The Call of the Wild and White Fang, 2004, HB, VVG, DJ, $6






White Fang, 1905, 1933, HB, G-, cover wear, $5




MacDonald, George

princess and curdie


The Princess and Curdie, 1998, xlib HB, VG, mylar covered DJ, $7




Mains, David & Karen


Tales of the Kingdom, 1983, HB, G+, slight rubbing to cover edges, DJ with 2″ tear at top, $18



McCloskey, Robert


Homer Price, 1943, 1971, PB, G-, heavy cover wear, text block good, $2



Merrill, Jean


The Toothpaste Millionaire, 1972, xlib laminate covered PB, VG, $4



Milne, A.A.



Winnie-the-Pooh, FIAR, 1926, 1982, PB, G, pages tanned but not brittle, $2 (great paperback to throw into Owl Moon FIAR tub)



Montgomery, L.M.


Anne of Green Gables, 1908, 1935, HB, G, $6



Moody, Ralph

man of the family


Man of the Family, 1951, 1993, laminate covered xlib PB, G, $6




Mukerji, Dhan Gopal



Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon, 1927, 1961, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $7




Mulock, Dinah Maria


The Little Lame Prince, 1956, HB, VG, $6



North, Sterling



Rascal, 1963, 1991, HB, VVG, DJ, $6




Norton, Mary



The Borrowers, 1953, 1998, xlib HB, G+, mylar covered DJ, $6






The Borrowers Afloat, 1959, 1987, PB, G, $3




O’Brien, Jack



Silver Chief: Dog of the North, 1933, HB, G+, $7




O’Hara, Mary



My Friend Flicka, 1941, HB, G, $5




Ollivant, Alfred



Bob: Son of Battle, 1898, HB, G+, $5




Ormsby, Virginia



Long Lonesome Train Whistle, 1961, HB, G, $4




Paulsen, Gary



Brian’s Return, 1999, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4






Hatchet, 1987, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $4






The River, 1993, G-, cover creases & small tears, $1




Ransome, Arthur


Swallowdale, 1931, 2013, PB, VG, $7



Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan



The Yearling, 1938, 1985, xlib Library Rebound, G, $8



Sewell, Anna



Black Beauty, ill. by Fritz Eichenberg, 1945, Illustrated Junior Library, HB, VG, DJ chips & tears, $7





Black Beauty, ill. by Scott McKowen, 2004, HB, New, DJ, $9



Sidney, Margaret



Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, ill. by William Sharp, 1948, Illustrated Junior Library, HB, VG, 1st 2 color illustrations are printed upside down, DJ chips & tears, $7





Five Little Peppers and How They Grew, ill. by Nettie Weber, 1950, xlib Library Rebound, G, $6




Sobol, Donald J.



Encyclopedia Brown Find the Clues, 1966, HB, G, $2




Spyri, Johanna



Heidi, 2006, HB, VG, DJ, $6





Heidi, retold by Susan Saunders, ill. by Jada Rowland, 1988, PB, G, $2



Stevenson, Robert Louis


Kidnapped, 1886, 1994, HB, VG, $9





Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1886, 1967, Large Type Edition, HB, VG, $7




Treasure Island, 2004, HB, VG, DJ, $6





Treasure Island Coloring Book, includes story adapted by Bob Blaisdell, 1997, PB, Like New, $2



 Stratton-Porter, Gene


A Girl of the Limberlost, 1909, HB, VG, one corner bumped in the back, $7





2nd copy: A Girl of the Limberlost, Memorial Edition, 1909, 1926, HB, G-, spine cracked at front end page & on last page, $6



Sutton, Margaret



The Voice in the Suitcase, A Judy Bolton Mystery, 1935, HB, G+, $6




Swift, Jonathan


Gulliver’s Travels, Junior Deluxe Edition, 1954, HB, G, cut/tear on spine, interior very nice, $6



Taylor, Sydney


All-of-a-Kind Family, 1951, 1978, PB, G, $3



Tolkien, J.R.R.


The Hobbit, 1937, 1997, PB, VG, $3





2nd copy: The Hobbit, 1937, 1982, PB, G+, $2



Twain, Mark


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, 1994, xlib Library Rebound, G+, $7




adventures of tom sawyer


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Illustrated Editions, S.L. Clemens, 1933, flexible HB, G, $6



Verne, Jules



Around the World in Eighty Days, 1874, 1990, PB, G, $2




Warner, Gertrude Chandler



Benny Uncovers a Mystery, The Boxcar Children #19, 1976, 1991, PB, VG, $2






Caboose Mystery, The Boxcar Children #11, 1966, 1990, PB, VG, $2




mikes mystery


Mike’s Mystery, The Boxcar Children #5, 1960, 1988, xlib Library Rebound, G+, $5






Mountain Top Mystery, The Boxcar Children #9, 1964, later printing, PB, VG, $2





Mystery Ranch, The Boxcar Children #4, 1958, 1989, PB, VG, $2



Wells, Helen



Cherry Ames Student Nurse, 1943, HB, G, $5




West, Jerry


The Happy Hollisters, 1953, HB, G, spine cracked at back end page, $5





The Happy Hollisters and the Cowboy Mystery, 1961, HB, G, $5






The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery at Missile Town, 1961, HB, G+, $5





The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery in Skyscraper City, 1959, HB, G, spine cracked at front end page, $5



Wetherell, Elizabeth


The Wide, Wide World, 1920, HB, G-, a little foxing and staining, $6



White, E.B.



Stuart Little, 1945, HB, VG, DJ, $6






The Trumpet of the Swan, 1970, HB, VG, DJ tear on back, $4





2nd copy: The Trumpet of the Swan, 1970, 2005, PB, VG, $2




Wilder, Laura Ingalls


Little House on the Prairie, 1935, 1981, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5





These Happy Golden Years, 1953, xlib HB, G, mylar covered DJ, $5



Wright, Harold Bell



The Shepherd of the Hills, 1907, HB, G, number on spine, envelope glued to FFEP, hinge showing before title page, $6



Wyss, Johann

swiss family robinson


The Swiss Family Robinson, xlib Library Rebound, 1947, $6





The Swiss Family Robinson, 2006, HB, VVG, DJ, $6




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