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1 American Boy Sea Stories: Selected Stories from "The American Boy"

Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1935 Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking at hinges. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Pages are clean and bright, with a little discoloration to endpapers only. 390 pgs. Colorful dustjacket with scene of boat at sea on cover, but DJ has sizeable corner chips at two front corners and base of spine, small chips at rear corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 004131

Price: 12.00 USD
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2 The Arabian Nights

New York Grosset & Dunlap 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Earle Goodenow, Illustrator 
Clean decorated cloth boards with dark blue cloth spine, white title box and decoration with red lettering on spine. Slight wear to base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean color illustrated endpapers. Beautiful illustrations throughout in color and black & white. 337 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, some edge chips and small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Children's. 011086

Price: 12.00 USD
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3 The Great Muppet Caper

New York Muppet Press/Random House 1981 0-394-84874-8 / 9780394848747 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright glossy color-illustrated cover. No bumping, a touch of wear to rear bottom corner. binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with scenes from the movie. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Children's. 005118

Price: 10.00 USD
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Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play
4 Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play

Rochester, NY Rochester Folk Art Guild Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps, string bound, with brown frog prince illustration and brown lettering on cover. No chipping or creasing, very slight wear to edges. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. A children's marionette play dramatized from an old Chinese tale and silk-screened by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, with color cut-out figures (all bright and intact) bound in. 7" x 9-1/2". Play. 016652

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Silver Tarn, Adams, Katharine
5 The Silver Tarn
Adams, Katharine
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has small corner clip to front inside flap, no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of Mehitable Webster, a young New England girl and her life in school in the wilds of Yorkshire in Great Britain. 8vo. Fiction. 015282

Price: 25.00 USD
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Chocolate Dreams: Poems, Adoff, Arnold
6 Chocolate Dreams: Poems
Adoff, Arnold
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1989 0688068227 / 9780688068226 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good + Fine Jacket Turi MacCombie, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Turi MacCombie. 63 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019713

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Aiken, Joan
7 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Aiken, Joan
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Pat Marriott, Illustrator; Dust jacket by Edward Gorey 
Later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black wolf illustration on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or writing - clean card sleeve on rear endpaper. Illustrations by Pat Marriott. 168 pages. Dust jacket illustrated by Edward Gorey; not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and numerous closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023453

Price: 20.00 USD
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Little Men, Alcott, Louisa M.
8 Little Men
Alcott, Louisa M.
New York Complete Authorized Edition 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in charming color illustrated jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. 376 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has one small corner chip at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022774

Price: 30.00 USD
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Do and Dare - Or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune, Alger, Horatio, Jr.
9 Do and Dare - Or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1884 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Circa early 1900s (Copyright date 1884 by Porter & Coates). Red cloth boards with black illustration of boy on spine, large colorful and clean paste-on illustration on cover. Slight fading to cloth; a few small spots of wear at lower board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned on front free endpaper (dated 1914). 303 pages. 021845

Price: 25.00 USD
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Jed The Poorhouse Boy, Alger, Horatio, Jr.
10 Jed The Poorhouse Boy
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
New York Hurst & Company n.d. Later printing Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Circa early 1900s. Clean beige cloth boards with clean and colorful large paste-on illustration on cover. Very slight bumping to rear board fore-edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, with small area of loss at rear spine hinge, about 2" or less (see photo). Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and date neatly penned at top of front free endpaper. 280 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising of boys series books at rear of book. 021847

Price: 15.00 USD
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Only An Irish Boy - Or Andy Burke's Fortunes and Misfortunes, Alger, Horatio, Jr.
11 Only An Irish Boy - Or Andy Burke's Fortunes and Misfortunes
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1894 later edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Circa early 1900's (copyright 1894 by Porter & Coates). Blue-green cloth boards with decorated spine (illustration of young boy), large clean color paste-on illustration on cover. Very light soiling to rear board. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name and date at top of front free endpaper (dated 1916). 324 pages. 021846

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Wonder Book of the Air, Allen, C. B. and Lauren D. Lyman
12 The Wonder Book of the Air
Allen, C. B. and Lauren D. Lyman
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with illustration of airplanes on cover, elaborate gilt decorative title box on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners and top and bottom spine edge, tiny spot of wear-through to upper rear corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; neatly penned previous owner inscription on front pastedown. Illustrated throughout with historical photographs. 340 pgs. with chronology. 024844

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Trail of the Comet, Allen, Gladys
13 The Trail of the Comet
Allen, Gladys
Garden City, New York Doubleday Doran & Company 1929 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Constance Whittemore, Illustrator 
Scarce copy of this stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with small neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper, very tasteful small bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Constance Whittemore. 212 pages. Wonderful illustrated dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery novel for young girls about two young girls who take jobs waiting tables at a little summer hotel in the White Mountains of New England to earn money for college. There is a grim housekeeper, a strange knocking and ghostly happenings at the Old Galt House and one of the young boarders at the Inn disappears. Mystery is piled upon mystery until "The Comet", a speedy yellow car driven by a reckless boy, precipitates an unexpected climax. 024731

Price: 100.00 USD
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THE SWEETEST FIG, Allsburg, Chris Van
14 THE SWEETEST FIG
Allsburg, Chris Van
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1993 0395673461 / 9780395673461 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, black cloth spine with bright gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Beautiful full-color illustrations. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019716

Price: 25.00 USD
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Gridiron Courage, Alton, Everett E.
15 Gridiron Courage
Alton, Everett E.
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1949 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully preserved collectible quality first edition of this football classic for young adults. 018908

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Scouts of the Valley, Altsheler, Joseph A.
16 The Scouts of the Valley
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York D. Appleton 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with yellow, black and brown illustration of man with rifle on snowshoes on cover, yellow lettering and small illustration on spine. Tiny points of wear to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. 363 pages. 024970

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Touch of Greatness, Anderson, C. W.
17 A Touch of Greatness
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1945 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket C. W. Anderson Signed
SIGNED by the author. Early printing (no statement of edition) in original jacket. Light blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; signed by author: "C.W. Anderson" at center of front free endpaper. 96 pp. Beautifully illustrated with black and white lithographs by C. W. Anderson. Dustjacket has edge chips, front flap is separated at fold from front panel, price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020713

Price: 120.00 USD
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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
18 Blaze and the Forest Fire
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1938 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1938). Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight dust soiling to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with drawings by C. W. Anderson. Exceptionally nice first edition of this, my personal favorite of all C. W. Anderson's "Blaze" books. 024525

Price: 50.00 USD
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Bobcat, Anderson, C. W.
19 Bobcat
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1949 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Spot of slight fading at top edge of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by C. W. Anderson. 99 pgs. Clean, bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (small corner clip at top of inside flap and along flap edge, but price intact at bottom corner), some chipping at top of spine and along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, solid, collectible quality. 024526

Price: 65.00 USD
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20 Winky: Lost in the Rockies
Anderson, Ken
Grand Rapids Zondervan Publishing House 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no names, writing or marks. 66 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top and bottom of spine, some edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 009170

Price: 12.00 USD
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