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Through Jungle and Wilderness, Ellis, Edward S.
141 Through Jungle and Wilderness
Ellis, Edward S.
Rahway, New Jersey Mershon Company 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram HBM on cover - Harry B. Matthews). Clean blue cloth boards with red, yellow and black campfire and Native American illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Full page glossy black and white illustrations. 289 pages + 2 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024918

Price: 25.00 USD
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Wolf Ear the Indian - A Story of the Great Uprising of 1890-91, Ellis, Edward S.
142 Wolf Ear the Indian - A Story of the Great Uprising of 1890-91
Ellis, Edward S.
London Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1905 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Alfred Pearse, Illustrator 
Decorated binding with Native American theme. Brown cloth boards with blue, black and flesh-tone illustration on cover and spine, gold and black lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a little light foxing to preliminary pages. Previous owner name in light pencil and date 1914 on front free endpaper (all erasable). Four illustrations by Alfred Pearse. "Eleventh Thousand" on title page, date MCMV (1900) on title page. 155 pages. 024743

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Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch, Emerson, Alice B.
143 Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch
Emerson, Alice B.
New York Cupples & Leon 1913 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Fifth title in the Ruth Fielding series for girls, dustjacket format #4. Very clean beige cloth boards with crisp illustration and lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 204 pages. Very clean, lovely illustrated dust jacket; no chips, one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel at spine edge. Four titles in the "Linger Not" series listed on rear panel of jacket. Twenty-two Ruth Fielding titles listed on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very clean book and jacket in exceptionally nice condition. 021210

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Pigeon House Inn, Emerson, Sybil
144 Pigeon House Inn
Emerson, Sybil
New York Thomas Y Crowell & Co. 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green illustrated cloth boards with unchipped paper label on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 152 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. Children's. 013598

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The Cowboy's Own Brand Book, Emrich, Duncan
145 The Cowboy's Own Brand Book
Emrich, Duncan
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1954 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Ava Morgan, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Book size approx. 4-1/2" x 6-1/2". Very clean blue-green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Ava Morgan. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), unfaded, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How to read cattle brands and how to design some of your own. Clear, practical, and decorative - these are the characteristics of cattle brands; and they are the characteristics, too, of this all encompassing book about them. (Author Duncan Emrich was the chief of the Folklore Section of the Library of Congress). 025136

Price: 75.00 USD
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Monty the Frog, Englefield, Cicely
146 Monty the Frog
Englefield, Cicely
London Butler & Tanner Ltd. 1941 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Cicely Englefield, Illustrator 
Second printing, December 1941. Clean illustrated hardcover. No bumping, fading or wear. No previous owner markings. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Written and illustrated (adorable woodcut illustrations) by Cicely Englefield. 43 pages. A delightful book for young children. 023473

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Riding the Tom-Tom Trail - A Pioneer Boy Among the Indians, Erskine, Gladys Shaw
147 Riding the Tom-Tom Trail - A Pioneer Boy Among the Indians
Erskine, Gladys Shaw
New York William Morrow 1941 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Cameron Wright, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean beige cloth boards with illustration of boy on galloping horse on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few tiny edge chips, closed edge tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The rousing story of what happened to a pioneer boy in California--kept for a whole, exciting summer in an Indian camp. 017620

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Fur Sign, Evarts, Hal G.
148 Fur Sign
Evarts, Hal G.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1922 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Lynn Bogue Hunt, Illustrator 
First Edition, Published September, 1922. Decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with black, orange, yellow and brown decorated cover (two boys and a dog in a wooded stream). No fraying or wear-through. Very slight rubbing to "F" on cover, also very slight rubbing to lettering on spine -- really all quite crisp and legible. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Four of the introductory pages have very faint watermark at top margin. Four illustrations by Lynn Bogue Hunt, including frontispiece. 225 pages. 025449

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Stories by Juliana Horatia Ewing, Ewing, Juliana Horatia
149 Stories by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Ewing, Juliana Horatia
New York Dial Press 1935 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Blue-black cloth boards with clean color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (a little light dustspeckling to text block edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean pages and illustrations. Beautifully illustrated with color plates by Edna Cooke. Book measures 8-1/2"x 7-1/4". 426 pages. 021122

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With Columbus in America, Falkenhorst, C.  (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
150 With Columbus in America
Falkenhorst, C. (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
New York Hurst & Company 1892 Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - beige cloth boards with green white and black decoration on cover and spine (skating hockey player against winter background - this has nothing to do with the story of course, but was decorated to appeal to boys). Some dampstaining to fore edge of rear board cloth. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and date (1905) on front free endpaper. 2" closed tear to title page. Numerous page decorations. 302 pages. A historical novel of Christopher Columbus adapted for young readers. 023022

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Goat Boy of Brooklyn, Fall, Thomas
151 The Goat Boy of Brooklyn
Fall, Thomas
New York Dial Press 1968 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards, a little faint spotting to spine. Closed horizontal tear to cloth near top spine edge, the rest of book is unworn. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 192 pages. Drawings by Fermin Rocker. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story based on the life of a boy living in the early 1800's near the bustling village of Brooklyn, New York. He established a peddling route out in the country, on Long Island; then his father is thrown into debtor's prison in New York City. The boy and his friends devise an ingenious plot involving jail-breaking, a frightening night in the treacherous currents of the East River, and a fishing fleet strike (the first organized strike against the city of New York) . 021127

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The Black Stallion and Satan, Farley, Walter
152 The Black Stallion and Satan
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1949 Ninth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Ninth printing of the first edition in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black illustration of racing horse on cover, black lettering and horizontal line decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with exception of very narrow black line along first few bottom page edges from old style black bordered mylar cover. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. with illustrations by Milton Menasco. Exceptionally clean, bright color illustrated dustjacket, unchipped, no tears, with soft vertical crease to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really nice clean and solid book and dustjacket. 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". 016956

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The Black Stallion's Filly, Farley, Walter
153 The Black Stallion's Filly
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1952 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering and horse decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Milton Menasco. 309 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (correct 200/200 identification for first edition in upper corner of front inside flap); unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023044

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Blood Bay Colt, Farley, Walter
154 The Blood Bay Colt
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1950 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine, illustration of horse in blue box on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. 307 pgs. Dustjacket is unfaded, has small shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013548

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Island Stallion Races, Farley, Walter
155 The Island Stallion Races
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1955 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harold Eldridge, Illustrator 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and black running horse on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and address neatly and lightly ink-stamped on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Harold Eldridge. Small faint smudge to outside edge of front free endpaper. 256 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (200/200 on front inside flap as called for indicating First Edition, First Printing);hint of corner wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of my favorite books of the Island Stallion series, with some surprising events involving some out-of-this-world visitors. 020995

Price: 45.00 USD
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156 The Island Stallion's Fury
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1951 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Harold Eldredge, Illustrator 
"Second Printing" stated on copyright page. Beautifully clean book in near perfect original dustjacket. Clean unfaded tan cloth boards with dark green title box and small rearing horse on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. with illustrations by Harold Eldredge. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, with slightest surface wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An outstanding copy. 018345

Price: 25.00 USD
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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
157 Melindy's Happy Summer
Faulkner, Georgene
New York Julian Messner 1949 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Elton C. Fax, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED association copy, in original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with small illustration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. SIGNED by author on half-title page: "Georgene Faulkner - The Story Lady". And a notation on front free endpaper: " I student-taught under her (Georgene Faulkner) in Kdg., 1939-1940, Faulkner School for Girls." 182 pp. Illustrated by Elton C. Fax. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Heartwarming story of an African American girl from the Federal Housing Project for Negroes in Boston who spends two weeks in the country at White Clover Farm. 019164

Price: 175.00 USD
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Nat the Naturalist: A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas, Fenn, George Manville
158 Nat the Naturalist: A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas
Fenn, George Manville
New York A. L. Burt 1900 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Gordon Browne, Illustrator 
Clean decorated green cloth boards with illustrated cover showing campsite and boat under sail, red lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light corner wear, tiny spots of wear-through to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 335 pgs. Seven full-page illustrations. Circa 1900 (no date). 008584

Price: 15.00 USD
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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
159 Elsie Dinsmore
Finley, Martha
Chicago M. A. Donohue n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. No publication date, circa 1900. Green cloth boards with black and orange illustration on cover, black lettering and black and orange illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration, illustrated title page. 395 pages + five pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (vertical crease to last two pages of publisher's advertising). 022593

Price: 15.00 USD
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Pass That Puck!, Flood, Richard T.
160 Pass That Puck!
Flood, Richard T.
New York Houghton Mifflin/Junior Literary Guild 1948 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket C. L. Hartman, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded red cloth boards with illustration of hockey player on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned on front free endpaper. 136 pp. with illustrations by C. L. Hartman. Red, white and black illustrated dustjacket has 1/3" chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few small edge nicks. No price on dustjacket - a Junior Literary Guild selection. A fast-moving ice hockey story for boys set in a New England preparatory school background. 020509

Price: 15.00 USD
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