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Fur Sign, Evarts, Hal G.
141 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
142 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)
143 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

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The Goat Boy of Brooklyn, Fall, Thomas
144 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
145 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
146 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
147 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
148 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

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149 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

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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
150 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
151 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

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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
152 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

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Pass That Puck!, Flood, Richard T.
153 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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Apple Pie Hill, Forbes, Helen
154 Apple Pie Hill
Forbes, Helen
New York Macmillan 1930 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Eleanore Barte, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. Slight fading at upper spine and front board edge. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Eleanore Barte (color illustrated title page, six black and white illustrations). 154 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), light soiling, a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An interesting children's story set in New England concerning a search for a large quantity of valuable silver which has been hidden in a very old house. 021729

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Little Book About God, Ford, Lauren
155 The Little Book About God
Ford, Lauren
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1934 FIrst Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Small book with delightful illustrations. Size is approx. 5" x 7-1/4". Illustrated paper covered boards with blue cloth spine. Light soiling, no wear to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. First edition but may be a later printing (no additional printings listed, but no statement of edition). 024888

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Barbary Pirates, Forester, C. S.
156 The Barbary Pirates
Forester, C. S.
New York Random House (Landmark Books) 1953 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Landmark Book No. 31 in clean dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards. No bumping, rubbing or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Small circular previous owner blind-stamped embossment on lower corner of half-title page. Illustrated by Charles J. Mazoujian. 187 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has one small chip at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023030

Price: 10.00 USD
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Andrew Jackson - An Initial Biography, Foster, Genevieve
157 Andrew Jackson - An Initial Biography
Foster, Genevieve
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with black illustration and initials AJ on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small neatly penned previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. Color illustrations by the author. 112 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has 1/8" chipping at top spine edge, small rub to spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here is Andrew Jackson, "the People's President," warm-hearted Andy Jackson in all his turbulence. Both text and illustrations show the two sides of his character: his strong points, his difficulties, for the author believed in giving to children a clear, true picture of a man's life. 025540

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, Fox, John Jr.
158 The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come
Fox, John Jr.
New York Charles Scribner 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ N. C. Wyeth, Illustrator 
First Edition for this publisher, with "A" on copyright page (Scribner Illustrated Classics for Young Readers). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with lovely and clean full color paste-on illustration by N. C. Wyeth. Bright unchipped gold lettering on spine. One tiny spot of wear to spine gutter at base. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Beautifully illustrated endpapers. Brief Christmas inscription from neatly penned on blank front fly leaf. Ten gorgeous full color illustrations by N. C. Wyeth, full color illustrated title page. 322 pages. 025342

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Triumph of Virginia Dale ("Another Glad Book"), Francis, John Jr.
159 The Triumph of Virginia Dale ("Another Glad Book")
Francis, John Jr.
Boston The Page Company 1921 Stated First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. Haskell Coffin; John Goss, illustrators 
Clean green silk cloth boards with gold decorative title box and lettering on cover and spine. With a frontispiece in full color (with tissue guard) from a painting by w. Haskell Coffin, and other illustrations from drawings by John Goss. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 357 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025405

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
160 The Sa'-Zada Tales
Fraser, W. A.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Some wear-through to corner tips, lighter wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Partial cracking to paper at front hinge, but still firmly attached. Previous owner name, address neatly printed on front fixed endpaper. 231 pgs. Beautiful illustrations. 8vo. Children's. 013696

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