Old & Rare

Books of Wonder is one of the nation's leading dealers in old, rare, out-of-print, and collectible children's books. Our extensive collection of old, rare and first edition titles - many signed by the author or illustrator - are all available for purchase. What sort of books will you find here? Why anything children have loved and adults still cherish.  Prices range from ten dollars to several hundred dollars with some even in the thousands! Many people find a special joy in giving gifts from their own childhood. Antique books also make memorable holiday and birthday gifts as well as gifts for a baby's christening and other special occasions. Old & Rare Glossary
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Giant Limited Edition)
MSRP: $250.00
Price: $199.99
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Giant Limited Edition)
Measuring 17 inches wide by 13 inches tall and nearly 1½ inches thick, this book invites youngsters to lay right on top of its pages and enter that tiny caterpillar's world as he grows larger, builds himself a cocoon and emerges on the final pages as a gr
The Story of The Treasure Seekers
Price: $150.00
The Story of The Treasure Seekers
First edition. The third and final novel about the Bastable children, whose adventures began in The Treasure Seekers and continued in The Would Be Goods. Four short stories about these indomitable youngsters were later included in Nesbit's Oswald Bastab
New Treasure Seekers (First Edition)
Price: $300.00
New Treasure Seekers (First Edition)
First edition. The third and final novel about the Bastable children, whose adventures began in The Treasure Seekers and continued in The Would Be Goods. Four short stories about these indomitable youngsters were later included in Nesbit's Oswald Bastab
The Windfall (First Edition)
Price: $85.00
The Windfall (First Edition)
First edition. A retelling of the story of Adam and Eve, from the Garden of Eden to the Great Flood C all as seen by Eve. By the son of A.A. Milne, author of Winnie-the-Pooh.
The Path Through the Trees (First Edition)
Price: $125.00
The Path Through the Trees (First Edition)
First edition. A wonderful companion to his earlier autobiography, The Enchanted Places, this continuation tells of Christopher Milne's life as an adult from the onset of World War II to the present.
Playtime & Company (First Edition)
Price: $400.00
Playtime & Company (First Edition)
First edition. Shepard's delightful b&w drawings add sparks of energy to this collection of children's poems.
The Topsy Turvy Emperor (First Edition)
Price: $150.00
The Topsy Turvy Emperor (First Edition)
First edition, having a printed price of $3.50 on the d.w.
The Golden Compass (First Edition)
Price: $600.00
The Golden Compass (First Edition)
Winner of Britain's coveted Carnegie Medal for the finest children's novel of the year, this is the powerful, stunningly original first volume in Pullman's award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy.
Salamandastron (First Edition)
Price: $125.00
Salamandastron (First Edition)
First US edition. The fifth installment in Jacques' award winning series, ATales of Redwall.Signed by the author, Brian Jacques.
An Enemy at Green Knowe
Price: $150.00
An Enemy at Green Knowe
First edition. Tolly and Ping unite to stop Miss Melanie Powers, a worker of black magic, from ruining their beloved Green Knowe.
Witch Weed (First Edition)
Price: $35.00
Witch Weed (First Edition)
First edition. A series of mysterious events and the strange behavior of some of their fellow students convince Lynn and her friend Mouse that the evil power of the witch who was recently killed in a fire is very much alive.
The Borrowers Afloat (First Edition)
Price: $125.00
The Borrowers Afloat (First Edition)
First US edition and the first appearance of these illustrations (the original UK edition having been illustrated by Diane Stanley).
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (First Edition)
Price: $60.00
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (First Edition)
First edition. Signed by the artist, Brian Selznick.
The Shadow Guests (First Edition)
Price: $125.00
The Shadow Guests (First Edition)
First edition. Cosmo, trying to cope with the mysterious disappearance of his mother and elder brother.
Story of an English Village (First Edition)
Price: $125.00
Story of an English Village (First Edition)
First edition. An ingenious, wordless book which features half page sheets.
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